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From the Editor,
What can we comment
on this month? To
start ,at the beginning
of the month, Brook-
side was awash with
paper, not water, as a
blue wheeled bin was
set alight on a Tuesday
prior to the collection
on Wednesday. A Ford
escort estate found it-
self wedged up against
a road sign on the top
road off Kirk Ley. It is
mentioned that the
driver, a none licence
holder was drunk the
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ELAPs The age range is huge, we have
The ELAPs pantomime has now people as young as 8 and as old as
been cast featuring many young 80.
faces in principal roles. It is a group where all members of
Look out for performances in East the family can get involved with
Leake Village Hall from 7th-9th De- the activities and share good qual-
cember. ity time with each other.
There's still time to come and join ELAPs was created to provide the
the chorus, and to help backstage. people of East Leake with their
Rehearsals take place Thursdays own theatre.
from 7.30pm in East Leake Village There are two productions each
Hall, when anyone is welcome to year; a comedy in May and a Pan-
drop in and meet the gang. tomime in early December.
Chorus rehearsals will take place The rehearsals for the May play
between 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm for the usually start in January.
benefit This play is aimed more towards
of younger members. our adult members and is usually
As ever, check out the ELAPs web- based around a comedy.
site at www.elaps.co.uk and choose Our Pantomime auditions start in
About >Contact from the menu to August and this involves all ages.
get in touch with either Hayley It is a large production with the
Masom, the chairperson, on 01509 opportunity for singing, dancing
852364 or Sonya Oates, secretary, and acting as well as huge involve-
and director of Aladdin on 01509 ment in the overall production and
ELAPs has been in existence since Our members are not all actors.
January 1999, where it started with Many individuals who belong to
only 7 people, its membership has ELAPs have never acted on the
now risen to over 30 each year.
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stage. There are so many tasks that ter "Stage Whisper".
need to happen backstage for any This is distributed via email and
production to work. provides you and your family with
A list of all these roles and tasks all the vital information and news
are included inside this pack. from ELAPs.
As well as our productions we also ELAPs is completely self-funded,
hold workshops. membership is required for your
The workshops can be at different year's activities.
times in the year and have covered This covers us for our insurance
subjects such as, singing, choreog- and rental of the village hall.
raphy, miming, using emotion, Each play raises money which is
perfecting accents and prop mak- used to invest back into the group.
ing. The aim of Elaps is to ensure So far, we have purchased our own
that everyone has the ability to lights, stage extension, curtains,
learn, grow and develop in all as- shed and sound equipment.
pects of the theatre regardless of ELAPs members also help towards
their age at the same time as hav- the raffle and with providing part
ing fun and meeting new people. of their costumes for the big pro-
There is a yearly social night ductions.
ELAPs4ELAPs where members ELAPs meet every Thursday night
and their families can come along from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at the Vil-
and be entertained by ELAPs! lage Hall.
There are always after show par- During the busy periods (Mar-May
ties for the cast, crew and families and Oct-Nov) extra rehearsals are
of each production. made on alternate Sundays from
There will be Youth activities dur- 1pm to 5pm.
ing the year, which may vary from There will always be a rehearsal
a small production to entering schedule published at the begin-
competitions against other youth ning of every production by the
groups throughout the county. director/producer.
The outcome of these activities I hope this pack of information
may depend on additional volun- makes joining ELAPs and under-
teers to assist in running the group, standing every part of the group a
so if any family member is inter- little easier.
ested, be sure to let us all know. I look forward to seeing you over
All of the Elaps activities, work- the coming productions, if you
shops, productions, play dates and have any questions at all don't
much more is shared with all our hesitate to ask myself of one of the
members via the ELAPs Newslet- other members of the committee.
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car being stolen and the driver the-
THE EAST LEAKE TIMES holder of an ASBO. Could this be
Produced in its entirety by
T. DOBSON. true? I’m sure someone will
e-mail email@example.com enlighten the magazine! What ever
The East Leake Times accepts no
responsibility for ownership of copyright it was going too fast when it hit
regarding advertising. The responsibility (Continued on page 34)
rests with the person placing the
EAST LEAKE AND DIS-
TRICT LOCAL HISTORY
Air Cadets Update
The new season of talks begins on From C.I. Phil Gregg of 2425
the 20th September, 7.30pm at St. (Nottingham Airport) Squadron
Mary's Hall. The subject for the ATC
first talk will be 'Development of
Domestic Broadcasting' with the Air Cadets Update
speaker Mr. T Rosen On behalf of O.C. 2425
We look forward to seeing old and (Nottingham Airport) Squadron
new members, visitors are also ATC
very welcome. A small charge is Ijzer March 2006
made. The bookstall will be there
By the time you read this a team
of senior Cadets and Staff from
Those who missed seeing the Lo- our Squadron and other local ATC
cal History display on 'Wartime in Squadrons will be in Belgium on
East Leake and District' at the the Ijzer March. This march entails
Carnival will have another chance walking 80 miles in 4 days along
to see it at the Village Show on the route of the WWI ands WWII
the 9th September at the Village battlefields. Hopefully they won’t
Hall. acquire too many blisters during
Looking forward to a possible dis- this gruelling 4 days. The March is
play next year we would be inter- organised by the Belgian Army
ested in anyone who has any and many military and civilian or-
memories photos, memorabilia ganisations from all over Europe
connected to shops and trades in take part. You may read more by
East Leake and the area. (Continued on page 9)
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visiting the Ijzer website which tors that came along to our Open
may be reached from the links Evening to meet the staff and en-
page on our website joy the free barbeque.
More flying has taken place at
Our Squadron had a great time at RAF Syerston and RAF Cranwell.
Walesby Camp recently. A busy One weekend alone we were lucky
weekend involved Sport, Initiative enough to take 14 Cadets to RAF
Exercises, a ‘Night Exercise’ and Cranwell to experience flying the
Archery amongst other activities. Grob Tutor training aircraft. On
The weekend culminated in a raft the same subject congratulations to
race which, as usual, ended with a Flight Sergeant Worthington who
ducking for the Cadets and Staff! has qualified to fly solo but who is
The Camp is one of many exciting still too young to drive a car!
Camps that our Cadets have the
opportunity to attend during the Coming Soon
Sunday 27th August is the Not-
tingham Airport Fly-In event at the
Thanks to those parents and visi- airport, Tollerton. Our Cadets are
invited to help marshal the event
and we will have a publicity tent
on site, so we hope to see some of
you on the day.
To find out more about the ATC
ring 0115-9812825 or visit
www.2425atc.org.uk. The ATC is
for girls and boys aged 13+.
Air Cadets Fact File:
Each Squadron has a number, for
instance ours is 2425. If a Squad-
ron has a letter ‘F’ suffix, for ex-
ample, 5F, it indicates that the
squadron is one of the first 50
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LEAGUE POLICE WARNING
Our next meeting will be at 7.30 AFTER INCREASE IN
p.m.on Thursday 28th.September CAR KEY THEFTS
in the Catholic Church Hall.
Our subject will be "Travellers' Police are issuing a warning to
Tales". All members welcome car owners after an increase in
FOR SALE COLUMN car key burglaries across the
South Nottinghamshire Division.
MINI GEORGE FORMAN
LEAN MEAN FAT REDUCING Superintendent John Busuttil ex-
MACHINE £5 plains: “A car key burglary is
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FOOTBALL BOOTS steals the car keys in order to take
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new £125.00! of increased vehicle security.
Adidas F50+ (in original box) Whilst some older vehicles are be-
size 5. A little more wear than the ing stolen, a large number are re-
pair above but with loads of wear cent models on a 'T' registration
left . Insole wallet with 2 extra plate or later.
pairs, 1 unused. £ 5.00
Tel 01509 856577 “ Thieves mainly target vehicles
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Clothing repairs and alterations
By Averil Matharu
Skirts and Dresses Trousers
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Jackets and Coats Curtains
Sleeves Shortened from 9.00 Shortened from 1.20per foot
New Zips from9.50 Shortened lined 1.50 per foot
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Please feel free to contact me for any other repairs
Collections and delivery available
failing to secure their homes by
at the top end of the market, al-
leaving doors and windows
though less expensive cars are
unlocked and open and this is
something that needs addressing
In June and July 2006, there were urgently.
49 instances where car keys were
“Take reasonable precautions to
stolen have been recorded on the
avoid becoming a victim. Apply
division, compared to 32 in June
and July 2005. Most of these of- common sense, if you do open
your doors and windows never
fences occurred overnight.
leave them open if you go out and
He says: “ Thieves will always make use of ‘night lock’ security
favour an open or insecure door or features and door chains.
window – it’s the easy option –
“ Rather than leave your car keys
and insecure windows and doors
in view we’d suggest you keep
were a factor in over half the re-
them in a secure place at home,
ported car key breaks during that
where they are out of sight of op-
portunist thieves,” adds Superin-
“ This indicates that residents are
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WORDS OFF THE LIPS the good old British weather did
OF its normal trick and disappointed.
But what the heck winter will soon
♫♫CAT WOMAN♫♫ be here and of course the dreaded
Hi peeps, September already. The Christmas. I say that because now
long wonderful summer wasn’t so the Christmas gifts will be in the
long was it? shops. Not in ours though, we like
Really hot days, and then with the to wait until we’re a bit closer.
promise of August being similar, Otherwise it goes on for ever and
we are all ‘skint’ and that’s just
NOTTINGHAM CITY with looking. What is good at the
COACHES moment is Stick insect food, bram-
bles are prolific.
Its great, on almost every hedge
there are brambles. I could get
really excited telling you how easy
Book at The Olde Bakehouse it is at the moment feeding my
Pet Shoppe Tel: 01509 856577 huge army of Stickies. Some are
dying off gradually. I only have 8
normal sized tanks and a 4 foot
When Choice & Quality Are one left.! ( my snails aren’t breed-
Important Come To ing yet thank goodness)
Six Acre I’ve been bitten by a very sweet
Nurseries looking rabbit this week, looks a
Over 45 years of proper angel. Don’t judge a book
Supplying Plants and Trees to the etc. Pippin the guinea pig has
Trade and Public charmed us for a week whilst on
SHRUBS, CONIFERS, APINES, his holidays. As have others. Bryn
HEATHERS, ORNAMENTAL is scratching himself daft, we are
TREES, HOUSEPLANTS, GARDEN
trying flea treatments. And then of
PRESERVES & CALOR GAS course worm treatments as one
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK leads to another. Just trying to find
H.T.A. TOKENS SOLD
the time to set up the big fish tank
& REDEEMED again, had a few problems last
LOUGHBOROUGH time, this time we’ll do the job
ROAD, COSTOCK, properly as we now have all man-
(ON THE A60 ners of water testing kits to play
BETWEEN LOUGHBOROUGH with. Keeping extra busy as the
Tel: 01509 856079 small animal boarding has done
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better this year. In fact we’ve been
full to bursting at times. Certainly DT SERVICES
keeps us out of mischief.
Painting & decorating
Take care, Kay XX
Decorative treatments and
STEPPING OUT – a general property repairs and
series of walks around
the East Leake Area.
The new footpath which links
Meadow Park with the network of
rights-of-way over Fox Hill will
be officially opened by County
Councillor Lynne Sykes on 6th
September at 10 o’clock. It is to be
called the Frank Kirk Way in
memory of Frank Kirk who for Tel 01509 670380
many years farmed the land Mobile: 07988 884837
through which most of the foot-
path passes. Frank Kirk’s ancestor used it as a youth club in their
William Kirk is recorded as farm- teenage years.
ing in East Leake at the time of the The census returns shows Oswald
enclosure of the open fields in Kirk farming at Old Hall Farm in
1798 and the Kirks are the only 1881. Oswald Kirk was Frank’s
family recorded as farming at that grandfather and served the parish
time who are still farming in the council both as clerk (1896-1912)
village today. The land through and as chairman (1913-19). Frank
which the footpath goes, now a also served the village as a parish
plantation of poplar trees, was a councillor and his son Tim still
part of Old Hall Farm. The farm farms the land through which the
buildings are now residential units footpath goes. We are very grate-
in the village centre between the ful to Tim for being so cooperative
Church and Manor Farm Meadow. in the establishment of the new
During the 1970’s these buildings footpath. The other landowners
served as a restaurant and a squash whom we should thank for their
and snooker club. This was a very cooperation are Rushcliffe Bor-
important village amenity and ough Council, Great Central Rail-
many villagers now in their forties way and the Kingston Estate of
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DOMESTIC BLISS Lord Belper.
It is entirely appropriate therefore
CLEANING SERVICES that the walk this month should
GUARANTEED begin with the new footpath and
PROFESSIONAL AND proceed up Fox Hill.
Builders Cleans Route: Fox Hill; Cuckoo Bush,
Home Cleans Leake New Wood, West Leake,
House Sale Change Over Cleans Caspian Kennels.
Distance 10 Km - 6¼ miles. Al-
One Off Cleans low 3 hours.
Ironing Service Enter Meadow Park from Manor
Domestic Bliss Cleaning Farm Meadow and turn left at the
Services provide a full range yellow topped waymark post a few
of cleaning and
yards into the park. Walk through
Oak Meadow along the stoned
path with young trees and shrubs
services for domestic and on both sides. Follow this route
business clients. It is our until you see another waymark
objective to provide each post and a red dog bin at the en-
Individual customer with a trance to the short tunnel through
tailor made service to suit the railway embankment. Go un-
their needs at affordable derneath the railway and through a
rates with a personal touch. kissing gate into a plantation of
Honest reliable key holders, poplar trees.
references available on Turn right alongside the embank-
request. We can clean ment to a way mark post on the
bank of the brook. Turn left to
weekly, fortnightly monthly
walk along side the brook until
or just on a special occasion.
you reach a bridge. Cross the
Exceptional service at brook and carry on to a gate where
affordable rates. there is a well fenced area contain-
For a no obligation quote ing pumps and an air shaft to a
please call gypsum mine. The footpath turns
SANDRA WHITE ON left here with the mine workings
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plantation on your right. The foot-
email Ricard.firstname.lastname@example.org path rejoins the bank of the brook
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and you proceed with the brook on DOMESTIC SERVICES
your left until you arrive at another Electrical appliance testing
kissing gate out of the plantation. Painting & Decorating
A few yards further on there is an- Tiling/Coving/Plastering
other gate on your right. Go through Bathroom & Kitchen Fitting service
the gate and reach another gate in For free quotation please phone
the footpath up Fox Hill. This foot- 01509 852752 or mobile
path goes for about 200 metres up
the hill through bushes then turns
left and right to take a field edge
route up the hill. You will emerge at AQUA - PRO
the top of the hill onto the bridleway
CARPET & UPHOLSTERY
from West Leake. Turn right on this
bridleway and after passing Fox Hill
DOMESTIC & COMMERCIAL
Barn on your right you will reach a
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(Continued from page 17) field through a wooden gate. The
with the hedge on your right and path now follows the field edge
after about a three hundred metres with the hedge on you left and su-
you will come out onto the golf perb views over south Nottingham-
course beside the third green. You shire to your right. To the left you
now walk alongside the fourth look down directly on the village of
fairway keeping a look out for fly- Gotham. To the right are extensive
ing golf balls and showing consid- views over the city of Nottingham
eration to golfers by not causing a with Wilford Hill just to the right.
distraction as they take their shots. To the right of this is the village of
On reaching the green of the Keyworth elevated on another hill.
fourth hole you take the left hand At the end of this field is a four-
fork of the path to enter the woods. way junction of paths. To the right
The path proceeds through the the path goes down hill to Gotham.
copse and comes out to the next Straight ahead lies Cuckoo Bush
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Farm. It is the path to the left that up the hill along a track with a
you take. It goes towards the sign indicating that you are on the
woods with the hedge on your Midshires Way. Manor Farm is at
right and enters the wood by a the top of the hill and you turn left
wooden gate. In the wood turn along the ridge with the hedge on
right and then after a few yards the your left. This bridleway takes you
path goes off to the left. Following past Caspian Kennels onto the
this path through the woods you road by the railway bridge at the
will emerge into a clearing where top of Woodgate. Turn left along
the path goes steeply down hill. At the road and walk down Woodgate
the bottom of the hill turn left. The Road back into East Leake.
path contours round the bottom of Dennis Fox.
the hill and joins a farm track at a
T junction. Turn right along the ST. MARY’S WOMEN’S
track and ignore the track that GROUP
shortly goes off to the left. At the
next hedge turn left along the track Our first meeting of the new pro-
with the hedge on your right. At gramme is on Monday 18th Sep-
the next hedge bear right then left tember. Tony Grundy will be talk-
and at the end of this large field ing to us about ‘East Leake in
bear right and left along a field War time’. Any members with
edge with the hedge on your right. war time recipes are asked to
You will pass a small pond on bring them to the meeting for dis-
your right on the brow of the hill. play to others.
As you approach the next hedge Visitors are welcome and further
turn left and you will be at the cor- information on meetings can be
ner of a conservation project of obtained from Sonia Burton on
newly planted trees. You have a 852720 or Sue Miles on 820386
choice of routes round the planta-
tion. The official right-of-way
goes round to the right but an al- NEED BOOKLETS
ternative route to the left has been MAKING?
made available by the project. Ei- INSTRUCTIONS, GUIDES ETC
ther way you will cross a stream Full service from clean sheet to
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Manor Farm Animal and ing! Our congratulations and Best
Donkey Sanctuary Wishes go to Jane and Darren for
This Summer has been made all It has been a busy summer – the
the more memorable by the de- extended facilities in the Play Barn
lightful Blessing Ceremony for have added another attraction to
Jane’s wedding in July. At long draw repeat visits and we would
last we found out why she had like to thank Clare, Danielle,
been spending all those balmy Laura, Sophie and Zoe for their
summer evenings with Jim – when valuable help – without them we
she was supposed to be marrying would not have been able to cope.
Darren… Her hard work and Sadly, we have to tell you of the
training certainly paid off as she loss of another of our older resi-
arrived, in style, in a specially dents – Pincey, the pot-bellied pig,
decorated donkey cart. The rest of at the age of 14. Pincey had stead-
the team had spent the previous ily become more reclusive after
evening decorating the bridge by losing his mate, Perkey, some time
the lake for the occasion and, to ago and we were seeing him less
round it all off, the sun was shin- (Continued on page 22)
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(Continued from page 21) EAST LEAKE WOMEN’S
and less out in his paddock – even- INSTITUTE
tually, not at all. Once we were
sure that all quality of life had The WI had a busy month in Au-
gone for him we, regrettably, took gust with another evening walk,
the decision to call the vet in. and invitations to events held by
We are delighted to welcome West Leake and Gotham WIs as
‘Cookie’ – a baby duckling born to well the usual monthly meeting.
one of our call ducks this week. This time our speaker was Vicky
Some years ago, a pair of call Rouse who told us about her career
ducks were given to Manor Farm as a life model for art colleges in
as their owner could no longer and around Derby. The competi-
look after them. Earlier in the tion for a china figurine was won
Summer the male became poorly by Madge Fletcher and Pauline
and died – leaving his mate very Dutton won flower of the month
lost and lonely. Or so we thought, with a cardoon. Our next meeting
as in due course she laid an egg is on Tuesday 12th September at
which she guarded very jealously. 7.15 pm in the village hall when
After several weeks protecting her the speaker will be Julia Godfrey
from the roosting chickens the egg who runs a preserve business. The
has now hatched and little Cookie competition is for a jar of home-
has emerged – it will be very inter- made preserves. In the meantime
esting to see what breed we have, we will also be serving refresh-
but our call duck is proving to be ments at the village show on 9th
an excellent mother. September.
Jack and Jill, the pygmy goats can
often be seen on their leads and we
hope that they will be soon be
calm enough for youngsters to take
them for walks around the Centre
SUMMER CRIME PREVEN-
Our Summer Opening times are TION ADVICE FOR ALL
Tues-Fri 10am-4pm; Weekends & SOUTH NOTTS RESIDENTS
Bank Holidays, 10am-5pm. South Nottinghamshire residents
Adults £4.50, Children £3.50 and are being reminded not to encour-
Under 2’s FREE. We are offi- age summer crime.
cially closed on Mondays and can- Burglaries often occur when
not offer rides, etc. houses are empty. Nigel Turner of
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All aspects of tree and hedge work undertaken.
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Tel: Nottm (0115) 921 2319
32, Victoria Road, Bunny, Nottingham NG11 6QF
Nottinghamshire Police says: police crime reduction managers
“Taking steps to ‘look in’ when for further advice on this. Also
you’re out can help prevent bur- think about joining or setting up a
glaries. Neighbourhood Watch in your
“ If you are going away make sure area.”
you ask a neighbour or family Homeowners are also advised not
member you trust to keep an eye to forget their sheds. You can
on your house. Ask them to ensure make security improvements by
that your post doesn’t protrude fitting a shed alarm, securing win-
through the letterbox – a clear sign dows internally with steel mesh or
that the property is empty. Re- bars, strengthening the door by
member to cancel milk and paper using a pad bar and closed shackle
deliveries to your house. Use timer padlock and fitting coach bolts to
switches on lights and radios to external door hinges. Try to store
give the impression that the prop- valuables in the garage but if the
erty is occupied.” shed is the only available storage
He continues: “Opportunist space then etch or paint your post
thieves will take advantage of code on valuable items, chain and
open windows and unlocked padlock valuables together and
doors, so remember to shut and secure to an anchor point. Addi-
secure windows and doors in tionally, insure and photograph
rooms you aren’t in. valuables items.
“ Consider buying a burglar For further crime reduction advice
alarm. They are the single biggest visit the Nottinghamshire Police
deterrent, alongside an occupied website-
house, to burglars. Purchasing an www.nottinghamshire.police.uk/cr
alarm may not be as expensive as imereduction/
you think and you can contact the
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LOCAL POET RAISES
Beryl Butler would like to thank
DOMESTIC OVEN CLEANING everyone for their support in rais-
•Does your oven smell when you switch ing £121.75p from her table top
•Have you got burnt on grease and grime sale in aid of cancer research.
you can’t remove? Thank you all.
•Have you spent a fortune on miracle
oven cleaners that don’t do the job?
WELL HELP IS AT HAND
EAST LEAKE MEDICAL
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Call 0115 9391555 (ELMg) is proud to announce the
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group Patient Partnership
The partnership is designed to al-
Thistle Netball Club low patients of the ELMg to have
direct access to the planning and
Interested in playing policy making process of ELMg.
netball ? The partnership will be patient or-
Aged 14+ ? ganised and chaired but with ac-
Come and join us tive support and input from ELMg.
For the initial six months the
At chairman will be Andy Warren,
East Leake Leisure Centre who has been one of the instiga-
On a Wednesday Evening tors for the establishment of
6 : 30pm - 7 : 30pm lay/patient input groups at both GP
practice and Primary Care Trust
Play to keep fit or Play (PCT) level.
to compete in matches As a patient lead organisation
For further information ELMPP will invite Practitioners,
Call the centre on clinicians, practice staff, and other
health service providers
01509 852956 (Opticians, Pharmacists, Dentists
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Andy is your local upholsterer.
He has done heaps of work in this area already!
The local Plumtree Church had all new seating done by
him, please feel free to go there if you are wanting any refs:
This is a family business that offers you down to earth prices
(He will not be beaten on new suite prices)
‘CORNER SUITES, STOOLS, DESIGNER SUITES,
BED SETTEES, 3 SEATERS, 4 SEATERS and CHAISE LONGUES
All suites are from hard wood frames (no chip board in my suites). All
suites are made to our own individual measurements at no extra costs….
Top name fabric books! He offers a repair service to your existing suite.
New seat cushions, Spring repairs etc. All at reasonable costs.
Call today for your appointment to discuss your
Tel. 0115 9813388
etc.) to attend meetings as re- you have an issue that you wish to
quired. bring to their attention.
The ELMPP activities will range ELMPP will also act as the public
from the organisation of the man- face for both the current Rushcliffe
datory annual “Improving Practice PCT, with its link to the Rushcliffe
Questionnaire” (IPQ), that gener- Health Network, and the new Not-
ates a plan of action to improve tinghamshire County Teaching
the patient experience, though to PCT, together with the new social
surveys of ELMg patients on spe- enterprise organisation (Principia,
cific experiences, changes to ser- Partners in Health) that is currently
vices and any other ideas for im- in development, allowing the public
provement at ELMg. and patients to have direct input to
the planning for new services and
ELMPP will not be a channel for
changes to the current provision of
individual complaints, complaints
health and social services in the lo-
should be made to the practice
manager or the PCT based PALS
service is the correct route for all These aims of active public/patient
complaints. Can be contacted if (Continued on page 26)
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Doggie IMPROVED’ A60 ROAD
Dazzlers JUNCTION AT COSTOCK
Grooming Studio The East Leake TIMES, or
should I say the person who
• All breeds catered for
• Clipping constructs it, has it’s / his own
views on the newly altered/
improved (joke) road junction that
• Hand stripping
joins the back road from East
• Shampooing Leake (with many erratic to say
• Nails the least road users) through
Telephone: 01509 889271 Costock to one of the main
Mobile: 07841 818263 Loughborough to Nottingham
Helen Reed Professionally main roads (A60).
trained Canine Beautician A member of the community has
Ashleigh, Keyworth Road, been in touch with the powers that
Wysall, Notts. NG12 5QQ be, snippits of email/s to follow.
What do you think to the junction,
is it safe / safer than it was or not
(Continued from page 25) safe in your opinion at all.
inclusion in health and social care Extracts of various emails sent to
are fully in-line with current gov- The East Leake TIMES
ernment and Department of Health Dear Mr. Burton. I would dispute
policy and thinking. See your claim that three vehicles can
www.dh.gov.uk for details of the be accommodated safely within the
various policy statements central turning lane when driving
If you have any questions or que- normally up to the junction It may
ries about ELMPP, in the first in- well be that there is the
stance please contact Andy War- physical space but this would only
ren via the Health Centre by a accommodate three reasonable
note. It is hoped to have e-mail size vehicles if they were driven in
and web access to ELMPP as soon and manoeuvred just to show that
as it can be organised. it was possible. As I noted the
turning lane at other similar junc-
Andy Warren tions (e.g. A46 East Bridgford as
Chair of ELMPP and Rushcliffe one example) are considerably
Health Network. longer - why provide such short
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one here when there is plenty of
Painter and decorator
road either side. Secondly, with
regard to your observation that Merz décor
four was the maximum number of 4 poplar avenue, East leake
vehicles wishing to make the turn
on the day, did you try Monday to LE12 6QB
Friday from 4.30 pm to 6.30 Tel 01509 559 865
pm. I'm confident that you will see Any job considered -
significantly more during these Expertise in wallpapering -
periods though probably not now
Call now for a ‘free’
the schools have closed and people
are on holiday. However, you quotation.
yourself do acknowledge that a
fourth vehicle was left ex-
posed. The point is that LAWN MOWERS
people don't drive as you SHARPENING
expect them to, they have used the OVER 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE
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of their way by the time they get to
them. When they finally realise
that they are not , it will often be
My original message was Do you live in the
prompted by an actual experience
of having a vehicle skidding up
EAST LEAKE AREA
behind me with brakes full on after and would like a reliable and
my car was left out in the trustworthy dog lover to
danger area. Fortunately he walk your dog..?
missed me but only by a couple of
feet. Anyway, assuming vehicles Call Jan on
do slow down, why make them do Tel: 01509 820926
this, when for the sake
of an extended central lane, this
can be avoided ? As it stands, I
still maintain that this junction The East Leake TIMES
is now far more dangerous than Is now on line.
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before it was 'improved' and I just
hope that it doesn't claim another
life before you acknowledge this.
After reading these words more
than you were originally thinking
are specialists in Mobile about the junction comes to light.
vehicle paint repairs. Our unique Can you remember in detail how
system is capable of Repairing :- the road junction was constructed
STONE CHIPS before they put the bollards in the
Paint Scratches Bumper Scuffs centre of the road. Can you re-
(Black, Grey & Colour Coded) member having plenty of room to
Door Mirror Casings pull over to the right before turn-
Minor Body work Repairs ing right, into Costock, where as
Resale Preparation now the space is limited to four
Repairs are completed at a normal sized cars at a maximum.
fraction of the cost & time of When you are travelling along the
conventional body shop methods at road with the intention of turning
your home or place of work right, across the traffic, bear in
For further details please phone mind that looking ahead to what
Home:- 01509 881077 the situation at the junction is, is
paramount. Slow down, sensibly,
Mobile:- 0788 792 4989 in advance so that the driver be-
30, East Rd Wymeswold
hind you is made aware of a situa-
tion that he/she has not yet seen.
When driving about locally and or
Nationally you will see signs up
informing you that a junction , the
Odd Jobbing, D.I.Y ing, road or priority has changed.
Handy Man with Would this have been a very cost
experience effective (in terms of life) and sen-
sible solution to the problem so as
RELIABILITY, TRUST & to let the driving public know that
the junction had changed prior to
PUNCTUALITY them ploughing into the car in
ENSURED front of them that had ‘slapped
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or 01509 856577 were not informed of a potentially
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(Voluntary Service Overseas) to ton village hall.
Kazakhstan, and then to Houn- The speaker this month is Angela
slow. I will be giving up my time Wilson and the title of the talk will
to help children and adults with be ‘Being a JP’
both mental and physical disabili- Snooker re-starts in in October
ties, and am currently attempting
to raise money for the VSO char- THE EAST LEAKE
ity. I wondered about possible ex- TIMES
posure, to interest local businesses mail
in East Leake in sponsering me (a email@example.com
local girl) on this worthy cause. I THE MAGAZINE NEEDS
would happily engage in any good LOCAL INPUT TO ITS
publicity it would surely generate. PAGES!
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LES ELECTRICAL SERVICES with a new start time of 10am.
•Extensions •Power points Ballroom and Folk dancing re-
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reduction in the amount of waste it
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Tollerton was one of four villages
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to encourage people to participate WELLIES from £5.99
– villages could win cash prizes SHOES from £2.99
ranging from £1,000 to £5,000 to
spend on improving their local WHILE STOCKS LAST
community, and householders
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the latest Government initiative to •Aromatherapy
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Threads Home improvement specialists and
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UPV-C DOORS & WINDOWS
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to the environment:
• Sutton Bonington received
£2,000, and will use this money
to install an environmentally-
2c Main Knitting
friendly wind and solar powered
Keyworth lighting system for the village’s
NG12 5AD scout and guide hut.
• Kinoulton and Hickling each
received £1,000: Kinoulton plan to
EAST LEAKE LIBRARY spend their money on litter bins
OPENING TIMES and an annual village clean-up,
The current library opening hours while Hickling’s prize will go to-
(since April 2004) are as follows: wards a project to restore a build-
MONDAY 9.00AM -1.00PM ing alongside the Grantham canal.
2.00PM - 7.00PM
TUESDAY 9.00AM - 1.00PM Results from the household incen-
2.00PM - 7.00PM tive scheme have demonstrated an
WEDNESDAY 9.00AM - increase in recycling. Most signifi-
1.00PM PM CLOSED cantly, more people have started to
THURSDAY 9.00AM - 1.00PM recycle their cans and tins. Rush-
2.00PM - 7.00PM cliffe residents can recycle their
FRIDAY 9.00AM - 1.00PM
tins and cans simply by rinsing
2.00PM - 5.00PM
SATURDAY 9.00AM - 1.00PM them and putting them in their blue
Telephone number : 01509 852349 recycling2go bins for collection.
firstname.lastname@example.org Well done Sutton Bonington. Ed.
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driver that de-
cided to ignore
the central re-
CALKE HALL FARM, WEST LEAKE RD, EAST LEAKE
serves ,to protect
Spacious Heated Kennels & motorists turning
Cattery for Inoculated Pets out of the new
Care by Qualified Staff estate, and with
All diets catered for out regard just
Inspections Welcome used the other
side of the road.
‘Why not there
Tel: 01509 852272 was no other traf-
(Continued from page 8)
Earlier on in the
the road sign. month (August) East Leake be-
On the subject of cars and speed, it came the latest village to suffer
was while travelling on Gotham from the ‘fly tippers’. This again,
Road earlier on in the morning that was at the top of Kirk Ley Road
I was overtaken by an impatient where you turn left on your way to
Loughborough. It seems as though
this was quickly cleared as I have-
n’t noticed it again. I talk about
and recall to mind regularly, the
NEEDS ‘YOU’ TO WRITE subject of motor vehicles exceed-
ABOUT WHAT CONCERNS ing the speed limit. The problem
YOU IN OUR COMMUNITY is by no means just a local. Re-
ALSO GENERAL THINGS OF turning to East Leake the other
INTEREST. IF YOU morning from Melton Mowbray
HARBOUR THOUGHTS the product of may be, too much
THAT YOU FEEL OTHERS speed and / or too much speed in
WOULD LIKE TO HEAR conjunction with alcohol was clear
ABOUT... for all too see. A white Peugeot
email was parked neatly on the Holwell
email@example.com round about just prior to entering
or call Asfordby Hill. Well I hope that
01509 856577 all the people involved in these
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and on-line I?? Please contact the magazine
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