Your weekly children’s column

A WARM welcome to all members of Dispatch Riders. Don’t forget to keep reading Dispatch Riders during the holidays. Who knows? You could win £10 worth of pocket money


THE WINNER of last week’s Dispatch Riders competition is seven-year-old SAMUEL HUNT, of Addison Drive, Hucknall. Well done Samuel! Your prize will be posted to you within 28 days.


PUT yourself to the test and see if you can come up with the answers to these maths sums:

1. 22 multiplied by six.

2. 19 multiplied by three.

3. 125 divided by five.

4. 66 divided by three.

5. 180 minus 99.

Send your answers, along with your name, age and address, to Dispatch Riders, Yorke Street, Hucknall, Nottingham NG15 7BT. Alternatively, e-mail them to The closing date for entries is Wednesday July 27.


MANY happy returns to these Dispatch Riders celebrating their birthdays:

July 23: Mark Turner

July 25: Holly Fairy

July 26: Brandon Bearder

July 28: Dylan Perkins


TO BECOME a member of Dispatch Riders, which is for youngsters aged up to 14, all you have to do is call in at the Dispatch Office and fill in an application form.

Alternatively, e-mail with your name, address, including postcode, date of birth, telephone number and hobbies. Membership is completely free of charge.

See you next week!