The crowds flocked in to break all records for the sixth annual Ashover Classic Car & Bike Show which this year raised over £13,500 for the benefit of local charities.
Organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Chesterfield, Chesterfield Scarsdale, Clay Cross, and Matlock, the event held on Sunday 24 July 2016 provided a unique showcase for an amazing variety of over 700 classic cars and bikes brought by their proud owners from all over the region.
Best Car was adjudged to be a rare 1960 Bristol 406 with 2.2 straight six triple colex carbs owned by David Mann from Sheffield. Best Bike was adjudged to be an immaculate 1971 Honda K3 Series CL 350cc Street Scrambler owned by Bill Rimmer from North Wingfield.
Eric McCarrison, chairman of the organising committee, said “Over the last six years Rotary has raised getting on for £75,000 for local charities with this popular family event and we want to thank everyone for their continued support, and a big thanks go to all our sponsors, including main sponsor Autoworld.”
The award for ‘Best Car’ being presented by Chesterfield Rotary president Mike Cudzich-Madry to owner David Mann (left)
‘Best Bike’ owner Bill Rimmer (left) being presented with his winning trophy by Chesterfield Rotary president Mike Cudzich-Madry
Starting from Holly House Farm Shottle Belper DE56 2ED – Join us on a beautiful 8 mile ride in Central Derbyshire across Chatsworth Estate land not normally available for horse riding and open to all ages ncluding under 12’s
Four different start times 09.00 -10.00 /10.00-11.00 / 11.00-12.00 / 12.00-12.30
Entry fee £18.00 (before 28/06) & £ 20.00 thereafter Under 12’s £ 15.00 ( £17.00)
Proceeds will be to Derbyshire Leics & Rutland Air Ambulance – Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution & Peak 4×4 Response
For more information click on links to poster and entry form or visit either our website www.rotary-ambervalley.org.uk – Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Rotary-Amber-Valley-148007361959488/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sunday 24th July 2016
Organised by the Rotary Club of Ashbourne
Come and join us on 1 of 3 rides from a short 3 mile course – ideal for children with their pony, to a 10 or 14 mile ride for the more experienced riders. All with spectacular views of the reservoir with parts of the rides on land not usually open to the public.
Entry fee £18
All profits donated to DLR Air Ambulance, Aquabox, Ashgate Hospice and Rotary charity funds
For an entry form please contact Peter Oldfield on:
Telephone: 01629 540510
Keyworth and Ruddington Inner Wheel are hosting an Evening with Anne Boleyn at Widmerpool Church on Friday 20th May – doors open at 7pm with a ;prompt start at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced at £12.50. each and this will include a light supper and a glass of wine.
Anne Boleyn is portrayed by Lesley Smith from Tutbury Castle. I am sure that many of you will have seen her in her roles as Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots and Nell Gwynne.
Lesley portrays Anne just before her execution when she is in the Tower, looking back over her life from her young years at Hever Castle and eventually her relationship and marriage to Henry VIII and then her downfall. It will be a very powerful but wonderful performance in a beautiful Church in the lovely village of Widmerpool.
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This year’s event is rapidly approaching and is on Sunday April 24th and once again is at the Robert Ludlam Theatre Derby commencing at 19.00 :
Tickets are now on sale , however due to the expansion of the District and limited capacity of the theatre it’s no longer practical to distribute to clubs on ‘sale or return. For the first time they’re being sold to order on a ‘first come first served’ basis ,so to buy for your club, please contact John Hall ( Amber Valley) preferably by email at email@example.com or by phone on 01773 540001
Performer Nominations : As the date rapidly approaches we need your nominations as quickly as possible which need to be on the nomination form you can find together with any other information you may need on the website at YOUNG MUSICIAN NOMINATION FORM . If though your club is still in the process of selection it will help in planning if you could advise Terry Clay (Melbourne) accordingly that a nomination is pending . Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01509 672057
Stop Press! Performing on the evening as a guest will be Benammi Swift who enthralled last year’s audience with his stunning versatility on the melodeon . This year’s performance comes just 4 days before Benammi appears at the annual BBC Folk Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall on Wed April 27th . Benammi has been nominated as a finalist in the category ‘BBC Radio Young Folk Award’ .Broadcast live on the night on both BBC iPlayer and Red Button plus on Radio 2 , Benammi will perform live during the interval with the other three nominees in his category and we wish him all the luck that his talent deserves
A chance to enjoy the taste of some rare Scottish malt whiskies (minimum six different whiskies) in a convivial atmosphere of a private function room at the Olde House, Newbold, Chesterfield, S40 4RN, on Friday 4 March 2016 (7.00pm for 7.30pm).
The evening also includes a traditional Scottish supper of Haggis, Bashed Neeps, and Champit Tatties, the attendance of a Scottish Piper, and there are prizes to be won as well. Tickets for this Scottish treat of an evening are £22 a head.
This annual social event, organised by the Rotary Club of Chesterfield, is open to all Rotarians and their friends. Contact Chesterfield Rotary past-president Jim Haggarty on 01246 239411 to book a place.
Music in the City Hall is a weekend of events organised by Rotary clubs of South Yorkshire and North East Derbyshire. Profits from the events go to Rotary Charities.
Thursday 17th March is ’80s Invasion’, featuring Midge Ure, Big Country, Nick Heyward and Curiosity Killed the Cat
Friday 18th March is Courtney Pine plus support
Saturday 19th March is China Crisis plus support
The afternoon of Sunday 20th March is ‘Spring into Music’ featuring the Keith Peters Big Band, Unite the Nation Brass Band and the Abbeydale Singers.
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Following its cancellation in the spring, Long Eaton Dawnbreakers are pleased to announce its Big Breakfast will be held on Saturday 26th September in Dale Abbey.
For the incredible price of £7.50 you can enjoy a full English breakfast with all the trimmings and help raise funds for the Ilkeston Foodbank and Children’s Foodbank.
To book your place please contact Rotarian Nick Jackson on 07767 377774 or email@example.com
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Long Eaton Dawnbreakers are sponsoring this event following great success at the first presentation at Bestwood Lodge a while back.
We are now giving Rotarians and members of the public another opportunity to hear Val’s inspirational talk on Wednesday 16th September 2015 at The Chatsworth Arts Centre in Long Eaton. The talk starts at 7.00pm and it is free entry albeit donations on the door will of course be welcome.
To reserve your places to avoid disappointment, please contact Andris Mierkalns on 07969 092311 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hundreds of classic cars and bikes from all eras will be converging on picturesque Renishaw Hall, Eckington, near Chesterfield (S21 3WB), on Wednesday 10 June 2015, for one of the region’s biggest Classic Car and Bike Shows.
Organised each year by the Rotary Club of Chesterfield, the event is set to raise thousands of pounds for three local charities, Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, and Chesterfield’s Ashgate Hospice.
The rally attended by enthusiasts from all over the area is open from 3.00pm until 8.00pm.
Main organiser, Stuart Bradley of Stuart Bradley Ltd Jewellers, said: “Renishaw Hall is the perfect venue for this charitable event which we have run successfully for several years now in support of these important local charities.”
There will be musical entertainment from Direction Theatre Arts, variety of stalls and amusements, plus refreshments and bar will also be available. Admission is £5 a vehicle. For more information please contact main organiser Stuart Bradley on 01246 222777.
The main sponsor of this charity event is Autoworld, one of the leading New and Used Car dealerships in Derbyshire and the Midlands. Other sponsors include:- CMC Motorcycles, PCS Motor Factors, Noble Motorsport, BRM Solicitors, Stuart Bradley Jewellers.
The date has also been released for this summer’s annual charity Ashover Classic Car and Bike Show which will be held at Rectory Fields, Ashover on Sunday 26 July from 10.00am.