UK Parliament
Early Day Motion; Tabled 08 June 2020 against Yell Limited in the House of Commons

‘This House notes the concerns of small businesses and self-employed workers across the UK at the business practices of Yell Limited.’
‘Danny Richman outlining Yell’s hard-sell techniques …. calls on Trading Standards offices across the UK to work together to progress complaints against that company.’
On 05/05/2020, Alan Archer (Writer), joined the search engine Yell Limited.
Steps are now being put in motion to rescind the contract with them. The search engine Yell has not lived up to the promises they made.
Pilgrim Fathers Caravan Site, Saracens Lane, off Great North Road , Scrooby Have agreed to sell some booklets, John Carver & The Pilgrim Fathers Price: £4.95

Other News
1. The Mayflower Pub, Austerfield. It is on the market for sale. It is believed it will be demolished and apartments built on the land. This is yet to be confirmed.
John Carver & The Pilgrim Fathers (£4.95) are sold next door at Home Farm & Lodge
2. The Pilgrim Fathers Pub, Great North Road, Scrooby. This outlet no longer stocks my booklets, John Carver & The Pilgrim Fathers. During the Covid-19 pandemic a change of management has taken place. The new management doesn’t want to sell them. All booklets have been removed; cannot be resold and will have to be binned.
Saturday 11th July 2020, Boston Craft Market, Lincolnshire
The weather forecast is for a warm sunny day. Cafes, restaurants, hotels, pubs and car parks are open. Saturday 4th July 2020 was a mild day but very windy. There were more people around but didn’t want to stand about in the windy conditions.
We’ll have a stand each Saturday in July selling copies of the illustrated booklet, ‘John Carver & The Pilgrim Fathers’.
Come and make yourselves known to us. We’ll be glad to see you.
Some venues selling booklets opened on Saturday 4th July 2020. You’ll be able to purchase a copy there. (see list below). Others will be added when available.

Unable to come to Boston to purchase a copy?

Go to: alanarcherwriter/sales to Buy: ‘John Carver & The Pilgrim Fathers’ ONLINE
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Covid-19 is affecting distribution of John Carver & The Pilgrim Fathers (32-page illustrated booklet; £4.95/$6.50). See Home, and Sales pages for booklet details.
There are some outlets where they can be purchased. These English outlets are now open. More outlets are earmarked to be added in the near future.

Outside UK
Orders placed from outside the UK are will be sent on the availability of airline flights when restrictions are lifted.
The situation is being monitored daily for any changes.
Firm Orders (paid) Those who have ordered a booklet outside the UK, will receive them as soon as the travel restrictions are lifted.
Bulk Orders These will be treated as above if they are Firm Orders otherwise they will be treated as Preliminary Orders.
Preliminary Orders will take longer.

Inside UK
Online Order
Deliveries – they are sent 1st Class mail with the Post Office
The outlets where booklets were on sale have now re-opened
Some shops, venues, libraries, museums, etc. are open for reduced hours as yet.
Contact these outlets for further up-to-date information.
a. They are listed below so you can obtain a copy. b. More outlets throughout the country will be added shortly.
c. Watch below as more outlets are added
Outlets where booklets are on sale:
Tourist Information Centre, Open: – 3.30pm
1 Priory Place, Doncaster, DN1 1BN Tel: 01302 734309
Mercre Doncaster Centre Danum Hotel, Open
High Street, Doncaster, DN1 1DN Tel: 01302 342261
Home Farm & Lodge, Open
(next to Mayflower Pub) Mayflower Pub closed – for sale.
High Street, Austerfield, DN10 6QU Tel: 07516 102676
Pilgrim Fathers Caravan Site, Open
Saracens Lane, Great North Road, Scrooby, DN10 6AS Tel: 01302 711031
The Hub, Open: 10.00am – 4.00pm
11 Churchgate, Retford, DN22 6PA Tel: 01777 860414
Firm Orders (paid) Those who have ordered a booklet outside the UK, it will be mailed to you first class.
Bulk Orders These will be treated as above if they are Firm Orders otherwise they will be treated as Preliminary Orders. Every effort will be made to furnish you with your order. Should your order be a large one and you want to collect them, please contact me beforehand. Deliveries will be arranged. Delivery Time depends on order size.
Preliminary Orders will take longer.


Presentations: John Carver & The Pilgrim Fathers is available to show in church halls, community centres, clubs, etc. as a Presentation, when open again. If you would like a Presentation for your group, make a preliminary booking.
Details of two venues who might be intetested in having Presentations has been passed to me. These will be contacted shortly.
If you’d like a Presentation, contact me and I’ll look into it.

It is realised many people and places might not be able to have a Presentation of, ‘John Carver & the Pilgrim Fathers’, or to attend one. To overcome this it is being looked to see if the Presentations can be made as DVDs. If this can be achieved, they’ll be put on sale for people to buy. This allows flexibility for Presentations to be shown anytime, anywhere.
Booklet Selling Tours: Tours are being planned for bookshops in Pilgrim Country towns and cities. More about this when arranged.


John Carver & The Pilgrim Fathers (non-fiction)
Book with No Pictures
This book tells about the life he led in England before joining the Pilgrim Fathers and after he joined them. It seeks to answer many of the questions raised about John Carver. It doesn’t answer them all as I found many more questions need answering about him while researching this book.
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