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Balmullo Community Council September 2010

The Balmullo Newsletter


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BALMULLO COMMUNITY COUNCIL Members

Fife Councillors

Chairman: Zoë Sanders zoesanders@tesco.net

Maggie Taylor 01382 552718 cllr.margaret.taylor@fife.gov.uk

Vice-Chairman: John Docherty 871497 john.docherty1@mypostoffice.co.uk Treasurer: Andrew Falconer 870496 anfalconer@tiscali.co.uk Secretary: Raymond Crush 871400 raymondrita@btinternet.com Minute-Secretary: Isobel Eccleston Newsletter: Ina Cameron 870253 twaauldgoats@btinternet.com

Councillors Peter Lomas pil7@talktalk.net

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Tim Brett 01382 330629 cllr.tim.brett@fife.gov.uk Ron Caird 01382 542414 r.caird@tiscali.co.uk

Useful Contacts Burnside Hall Keeper Lynn Murphy 870466 The Minister Rev. Caroline Taylor 870038 caro234@btinternet.com Dog Warden 08451 550022 Police 0845 600 5702 (non emergency) RAF Aircraft Noise 839471

Alison Jeffrey 870674 alison@balmullo.net Irene McNair irene.mcnair@yahoo.co.uk

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CONTENTS Useful Contacts

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Dr. Salamonski

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What‟s On?

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L.A.D.G.C.Show & Talks

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Announcements / Editorial 5 Senior Citizens / Under 5‟s / Dr. Salamonski 7

Balmullo Primary School Did you know?

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200 Club / Adult Learning

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Balmullo Small Ads

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Food Club / S.W.R.I.

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WHAT’S ON? 25th Closing of the Green Dance at the Bowling Club. Band is Force 2 Combo. Tickets are £7 which includes a Buffet. 8pm to midnight. 26th Church Service in Burnside Hall at 9.30am. All welcome OCTOBER 8th Prize Bingo at Bowling Club. Eyes down 7.30pm. All welcome. 11th Community Council Meeting in the School at 7.30pm. All welcome. 14th Gardeners‟ Question Time in Burnside Hall. (Details later) 18th To 29th Balmullo School holiday NOVEMBER 5th Prize Bingo at Bowling Club. Eyes down 7.30pm. All welcome. 8th Community Council Meeting in the School at 7.30pm. All welcome. 12th Bowling Club Trophy Dance. 19th Balmullo School In-Service Day DECEMBER 4th Senior Citizens‟ Christmas Party. 1th Community Council Meeting in the School at 7.30pm. All welcome. 17th Bowling Club Dance 8pm to late Christmas Dance - Music by John Duncan - Tickets £7. 22nd To 5th Jan Balmullo School holiday

/ Head Gardener

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Statements made or opinions expressed in this Newsletter do not necessarily reflect the views of the Balmullo Community Council or any of its officers.

Let us know what you think. Email us at news@balmullo.net


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Community Council

Hello everyone – happy to see many of the regular residents at our September meeting and also to welcome some new ones as well. The start of the meeting was our AGM which went well. Our monthly meeting followed and here are the topics discussed We have been asking for lights outside Burnside Hall at the pedestrian access and we have submitted an application for funding. The overgrown hedges round the School have now been cut. There is one at the back of the old school and also one at the telephone exchange. We are speaking to the owners to have them well trimmed. The footpath down through Airdit to the Thai Teak requires attention. We have asked the Paths Group to help there. The portacabin in the park has now had it‟s electricity removed and the cabin will shortly be removed.. No further update on the cycle path to Leuchars. Dr Salamonski will retire at the end of September. Anyone wishing to donate can do so by handing an envelope with money to any member of the Community Council by the end of September. (Cheques to be made to Balmullo Community Council). All monies collected will then be turned into one cheque and given to the Doctor at an arranged meeting – you will be informed nearer the time.

EDITORIAL

Ina Cameron

We are pleased to have the continued support from the village, please feel free to come along to our meetings and have a say in the discussions. We were asked why the tennis net was not installed in the park this year. There was a misunderstanding as to where it should go and who was responsible for it with the result it never got put in place. Next year we will ensure that it goes up immediately after the Gala. There have been many complaints regarding the litter in the park. It seems when the “footballers” are there they are inclined to leave their plastic water bottles etc (and some glass bottles). Unfortunately when the grass cutter comes along everything just gets churned up in the machinery with the result there is now broken glass and plastic spread around, so please take care if you are walking toddlers and they fall that they do not get cut on any of the debris. Can we remind everyone that there is always a copy of the Council Minutes at the post office which you are welcome to read and take a copy of them to take away. Our next meeting is 11th October – hope to see you there. Articles for the next newsletter to reach me by 13th October.


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BALMULLO SENIOR CITIZENS

Joan Auld

We had a lovely day for our trip to Crieff. The bus was full and everyone was in good spirits. Some of us stayed in the town and the rest went to visit the Visitor‟s Centre. We had hoped to visit Dunkeld but when we got near the road was closed. No one had told the driver so we quickly made our way to Coupar Angus for High Tea. Everyone seemed to enjoy their food and we came home happy but tired.

THE GALA I would like to thank everyone who helped us on Gala Day, it was wonderful the response we had from our loyal helpers. The teas were busy, as was the Cake and Candy, the Raffle and the Whisky Trail were popular too. Val apologises for twisting visitor‟s arms for the Quiz (she sold a lot)!!!!! We made a great deal of money which will help to pay for the Christmas Party on the 4th December. If you are not contacted please let us know – Joan on 870013 and Margaret on 870727. Thank you to EVERYONE who supported us. Finally the winner of the Quiz was Mrs Falconer from Leven.

BALMULLO UNDER 5’S

Fiona Rennie

Are needing new members to keep our group going, we have 2 sections: Baby & Toddlers group which is on Friday‟s 9:15am-11:15am Over 2‟s group which is held on Monday, Wednesday & Friday‟s 9:15am-11:15am There are immediate spaces available within both groups, for more information you can contact our Play leader Fiona Rennie on 07544 173377 or balmullo.playgroup@yahoo.co.uk

DOCTOR SALAMONSKI

Andrew Falconer

Dr. John Salamonski has decided to retire at the end of September after valued service to the communities of Balmullo and Leuchars and beyond. It is clear from conversations and enquiries that many of you in Balmullo would like to recognise publicly his years of dedication and personal attention. As announced at our meeting on Monday 13 September, we will act as a collection point for donations which anyone wishes to make. Please put cash or a cheque payable to Balmullo Community Council in an envelope with your name and address and hand this to any councillor (or post to Treasurer at 7 Inchlaw, Balmullo, KY16 0EA). We will collate all donations and present Dr. Salamonski with a cheque or suitable gift, hopefully at our next meeting on 11 October.


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ADULT LEARNING CLASSES Fife Council had an advert in the Fife Herald last week regarding Adult classes in various subjects and venues. There is one at the Madras College in St Andrews. There is also help towards the payment of the classes if you earn less than £22,000 per year. Details are available from www.ilascotland.org.uk and the Madras at communityuse.madras@fife.gov.uk.

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Ina Cameron In future everyone who wishes to send an email for the newsletter should use news@balmullo.net but please also send a copy to twaauldgoats@btinternet.com. Thank you.


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BALMULLO FOOD CLUB

Mike Withers

With ever soring food prices, I stopped to think about how can we lower our weekly food bills. The answer was obvious. What is needed is like-minded people to club together and buy direct from the wholesaler. Last summer we were lucky enough to have a fruit press come to Burnside Hall. So I took the opportunity to order some boxes of apples direct from the wholesaler. There were 84 beautiful Jonagold apples per box and they cost £7. At the moment Tesco have 6 “Market Value” (Tesco‟s cheapest brand) apples for £1. So there is an immediate saving of 50% with the wholesaler. If we buy a net (10 to 12 in a net) of „neeps then it is £5. So that is 40 pence. So you can see that there are lots of savings to be had. Also another benefit of shopping direct is freshness. Because the fruit and veg comes direct from the Glasgow Market at Blocairn it will last longer on average than Supermarket purchases because it hasn't had to hang around warehouses, distribution centres and supermarket shelves before it gets to your home! Potatoes, Cauliflowers, Turnips, Carrots, Parsnips, Beans, Broccoli, Apples, Pears, Oranges, Grapes, etc. Everything that is available at Glasgow Market will be available to us. Basically buy in bulk and then divide it up amongst the members. It will operate as a little club, without profits. It is just a way to save the pennies. Register your interest at food@balmullo.net or ring me on 078 8865 6065. Mike

BALMULLO S.W.R.I.

Ann Falconer

President Mrs. Mary Campbell welcomed members to the meeting on Thursday 2nd September. The meeting was a Members‟ Night with several contributors. Betty Gough ran a lively quiz to get things going. Doreen Hopkins showed us several beautiful watercolours and paintings on pottery. Margaret Auchterlonie demonstrated heat -shrinking of plastic, which was most unusual. Penny Wiles brought along a variety of lovely patchwork quilts and Grace Steven gave us a talk on Scots Language, highlighted by some poetry. Competition winners: Bookmark

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1st Evelyn Erskine

Jacqueline Stockton

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Penny Wiles

3rd Margaret Auchterlonie

Jacqueline Stockton

3rd Ann Falconer

The next meeting will be on Thursday 7th October at 7.15 pm in Burnside Hall, when our speaker will be Mr. Douglas Watson, a chocolatier. Competitions will be a Christmas Cracker, 3 Truffles and Flower of the Month. New members are always welcome.


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DOCTOR JOHN SALAMONSKI M.B.Ch.B., B.Sc. (Hons) It is with a heavy heart that I have to report that Dr. John Salamonski is set to retire at the end of September 2010. Bringing a premature end to his career at Balmullo & Leuchars surgeries. He reflects "that the staff and patients of Balmullo & Leuchars Surgeries have been wonderful, making it easier to do his job. I feel that there is a tremendous working atmosphere, and I will miss the people and their everyday interaction. I have worked all over Tayside & Fife as a Doctor, and I must say that here is the best, because of the people. They are the most friendly and warm of any area. John doesn't want to retire, his mind is fit and active, but it is his body (Post Polio Syndrome) that is forcing him to call time. He arrived at here fourteen years ago as a Locum. Happily for us Dr. Johnston, soon offered him a position and he readily accepted. He has proven to be an excellent “Listening Doctor” and I for one feel that he will be greatly missed. John was just seven years old when he contracted Polio. As a consequence he had to endure many operations to try to correct the damage. This was followed by very long periods of recovery in hospital. As a knock-on effect, his schooling was severely disrupted too, but he still managed to pass all his O-Levels. This was enough to secure a position as a trainee hospital Radiographer. From here he qualified as a Diagnostic Radiographer and then set to pass his A-Levels. After that, he completed his degree in Physiology. Next on the academic tree was a PhD. Fortunately for John, two years in to his PhD, he got to realise his dream, and was accepted to study Medicine. He worked in A&E at Dundee Royal Infirmary and got to see all manners of injuries. One night was so bad that the Senior Consultant remarked to John that he had never seen a night like this in twenty years! With multiple RTAs and stabbings to contend with. Saving lives became the norm with John getting enormous satisfaction from his job. He was always arrived early for his shift and left late, he just couldn't keep away! His overriding memories are of the fantastic team of people that he worked with. He feels that as a Team, they really made a difference to peoples lives. Outside of work John likes to fly. He has been a pilot for the last twenty eight years. He still regularly flys a Robin Light Aircraft, with the Leuchars Flying Club. He used to Scuba dive too. John loves the “sense of freedom” that both sports give. These days he can be spotted “helping” around the garden by pulling up his wife's Japanese Anemones thinking that they are weeds! John doesn't have any major plans for his retirement, but is considering lecturing in General Practice Medicine at St. Andrews University. Watch this space. Dr. Johnston wanted to take this opportunity, “on behalf of everyone at our practice, to wish John well in retirement and in any new adventures that he undertakes”. I am sure that patients of both Balmullo & Leuchars will want to wish John “all the best” in whatever he chooses to do with his spare time, and to say thanks for being “Our Doc”. - Mike Withers


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LEUCHARS AND DISTRICT GARDENING & CRAFTS CLUB ANNUAL FLOWER SHOWS & WINTER TALKS This year's Summer Flower Show was again very successful, with an increase in both exhibitors and exhibits. This was in my view due to a respectable growing season, certainly the sweet peas were better this year as the trophies in the attic will testify. The show was opened by one of our vice presidents Mr. David Wilson and the trophies were presented by Dr. John Salamonski who was pleasantly surprised at both the quantity and quality of the exhibits, perhaps he may consider a gardening hobby in his retirement, but whatever he decides to do we wish him well. This year we decided to expand the Novice section to reflect the main classes to give beginners greater scope to try out exhibiting without having to compete with the "big boys" so to speak and it appears to have been successful. Local novice trophy winners being : Balmullo P. S. - Vegetables. Dr. Jenny Lowes Cut Flowers. Mrs. Jane McKie - Floral Art. Mrs. Jan Redpath - Preserves. Local trophy winners in the Open classes were : Miss. L. Reid - Gardens. Mr. G. Reid - Cut Flowers and Pot Plants. Miss. K. Redpath – Roses. Mr. G. Redpath – Vegetables. Mr. A. Smith – Floral Art. Mrs. D. Hopkins – Handicrafts. Sophie Land and Georgina Rolfe – Childrens. and myself with Sweetpeas. So, thanks to all who helped make it a wonderful show :The Exhibitors, The Committee and Helpers on the day, and of course Lynn and Joe for looking after us in the hall. LOOKING FORWARD THE AUTUMN SHOW will be held in the BURNSIDE HALL on SATURDAY 30 OCTOBER 2010 opening at 1.30. WINTER TALK PROGRAMME 2010/11. Thurs. 14 October GARDENERS QUESTION TIME with Alistair Barnard, Peter Christopher, and John Dewar. Thurs. 11 November THE CAMBO GARDENS with Lady Erskine. Thurs. 9 December LET'S COOK - FESTIVE FLAVOUR with Sarah Mellersh. Thur.10 February SOFT FRUIT FOR THE SMALL GARDEN with Dr. Rex Brennan. Thur. 10 March FLORAL ART with Alyson Christie. Thur. 14 April TALES FROM THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH with David Wilson. All to be held in the Burnside Hall at 7.30 pm. With the usual refreshments. Admission £2. (subject to review at A. G. M. ) The club has a healthy membership which presently costs £10 per annum ( subject to review at A. G. M. ) giving free access to both shows and the winter talks. Application forms are available from any committee member or at any of our events. We are always looking for more younger committee members to maintain continuation of the running of the very successful club and it's flower shows so if there's any potential out there , let us know. This year's A.G.M. is at 7.00pm. on Thurs. 25 November 2010 in the Burnside Hall Balmullo. BILL DUFF - CHAIRMAN


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BALMULLO PRIMARY SCHOOL NEWS

Sarah Else

It’s great to be back and into, what is already becoming, a busy term. Our new primary one pupils have settled in beautifully to class and our new nursery children have also made themselves at home. We have changes in staffing this session and I would like to welcome Mrs Gratzke and Mrs Duncan to our staff, I hope they will both be very happy working with us. We always like to celebrate pupils’ wider achievement and I am pleased to be able to congratulate our budding gardeners on their success in the novice section of the Leuchars and District gardening and Crafts Club Summer Show 2010. Within this section they received awards for their turnips, onions, peas, beetroot, beans and carrots. Many thanks to Fiona Rennie and Bill Duff for their help throughout the year and for stimulating the pupil interest in the delights of horticulture. I would also like to take this opportunity to thanks those community members who took time within the holidays to cut our hedge. I realise what a huge undertaking this must have been and cannot thank them enough for their time and effort. This year we would like to have more involvement with the community and would welcome your ideas on how to develop this. Becoming a “Rights Respecting School” is also a priority this year and to do so we need to form a committee that has at least one member of the local community that sits upon this. “Rights Respecting School” sits perfectly within the new curriculum and teachers, children and parents have reported that participation has resulted in: 

Improved pupil self-esteem

Pupils’ enhanced moral development

Improved behaviour and relationships (reductions in bullying, exclusions and improved attendance)

More positive attitudes towards diversity in society and the reduction of prejudice

Pupils’ development as global citizens

Overall school improvement (including learning environment and academic standards)


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If you are, or know anyone who might be, interested in being part of this then please contact me at the school. Further detail as to what a “Rights Respecting School” is can be found at http://www.unicef.org.uk/tz/teacher_support/rrs_award.asp Once again we look forward to working in partnership with our community to ensure the best, all round education for our young people. Sarah Else Head Teacher

Saturday 25th September 12 noon – 5pm

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Do you have a little time to help clean, tidy and paint around the school grounds? If so, we would be delighted if you were able to come along and give even a ½ hour on the above afternoon. Tea, coffee and hot chocolate

THE HEAD GARDENER We are now into September so it is time to start to clean up the garden for winter. First is the hedge, get it trimmed and cleaned up and give it a little feed, the next job is the grass which needs to get raked to get dead grass out then give it a cut and then give it a winter feed. The next job is to dead head the plants in your tubs and baskets and give a light feed. You then go to the borders and cut out dead flower heads which will let the later flowers develop. We then move to the vegetable garden to lift the last of the potatoes, onions, beans, peas and any other vegetables you have. My fruit has done well this year also my tomatoes. My greenhouse pot plants have given a good show. I hope your garden has also done well.


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DID YOU KNOW? That on 6th June, 1900, Balmullo School closed for a day‟s holiday in honour of the British having taken possession of Pretoria? This was during the Boer War. According to the School Log Book the children were also given days off for the King‟s (Edward V1) funeral in 1910 and possibly his coronation - The 26th June 1902 is just listed as a holiday. The King‟s coronation was scheduled for this day but was postponed because he had an emergency appendectomy. On 27th May 1904 the school was closed, for the first time, for Victoria Day. Queen Victoria‟s birthday was 24th May and this holiday is still observed in Dundee and Edinburgh. In the early years the actual topics taught are sometimes recorded in the log book and we have some information about the text books used. Some of the topics covered are: Asia, Solway Firth, Towns of Germany, Towns of Fife, Lakes and Rivers of Scotland, St Andrews, wheat, James V1, James 1, Robert Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots, Charles11 Younger children had object lessons on such topics as: cat, whale, cotton plant, sugar cane, coffee plant, squirrel, milk and butter, cow, camel, goat, wolf, carpenter, reindeer, giraffe, bear, iron, birds‟ nests Text books had such exciting names as; „Chambers Grammatical Primer‟, „Nelson‟s Royal Primer‟, „New Code Expressive Reader‟, „Neil‟s Arithmetic‟, „Nelson‟s Poetry Book‟ and „White‟s School Miscellany and Extra Reader‟ . The school was inspected annually and the grant received depended on the performance of the pupils. A summary of each report is noted in the log book. By 1901 these reports were becoming more detailed with ideas on schemes of work and classroom organisation. In 1904 the inspector reported that: “The school is conducted in an earnest manner and with very creditable results. The best feature of instruction is arithmetic which is sound and well advanced. Drawing, too, is distinctly good. Intelligence, history and geography should however receive much more attention. The infant section read with a curious inflection at the end of every sentence and this mannerism should be corrected”. In 1905 he reported that; “an effort should be made to remedy the monotonous style of reading which prevails”. The master was given specific points for special attention in the Upper part of the school “1) the irregularity of slope of copy writing 2)The inaccuracy of the arithmetic in the boys section of class 3.” Throughout this time the numbers in the school remain about 90 being taught by Mr Murrie, the head teacher, and a pupil teacher. In 1907 the inspector suggests that they apply for a „General Aid grant‟ to increase the staff in the school. Unusually the report for 1907 was not good. “The writing and drawing of the seniors are very fair though too much of the drawing is done from the flat. The highest class acquitted itself passably under oral examination but below this there was a singular dearth of intelligence and information. Spelling was equally defective. In the circumstances an unreduced grant for the senior division cannot be recommended. 'The inspector returned in October 1907 to check up on improvements and was pleased that some had been made. He suggested that the master could use the 'tattie‟ holidays to clean the classroom walls and improve supplies. I‟m sure that he was delighted! The Log Book is mostly very mundane but it gives an insight into life in our village outwith living memory.


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BALMULLO SMALL ADS How it works:- we have placed a sealed box at the Spar shop in Balmullo. All you have to do is write your ad, (include your name, address and contact number) pop it in an envelope along with a £1 coin, (per advert) and place it in the box. SIMPLES! You must live within the Balmullo and Lucklawhill areas.

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Computer desk light ‘wood’ with keyboard and printer pull-out shelf. £15 Phone 871490 or email cynthia.greenwood@yahoo. co.uk

Patio Set – cast iron & wood. 2 chairs, bench, table, parasol & base. £25 ono. Phone Mitch 871551

Cream Italian leather 2 seater sofa. VGC £120 ono. Phone Mitch 871551

Carpet and underlay to fit Blue with small beige pattern 4.66m x 3.46m (15ft x 11ft ) can email picture. £80 Phone 871490 or email cynthia.greenwood@yahoo.c o.uk

Garden Lounger Chairs (2) with green cushions. £20. Tel: 870979

Computer desk, free standing on wheels, pale grey, metal frame and keyboard pull-out shelf. £10 Phone 871490 or email cynthia.greenwood@yahoo.co.uk

Computer desk light ‘wood’ with keyboard and printer pull-out shelf. £15 Phone 871490 or email cynthia.greenwood@yahoo. co.uk

2 heavy weight TV stands both 3 shelves. One black glass & chrome £30; One clear glass & chrome £20 ono. Phone Mitch 871551.

Garden Hammock with frame (Next). £20. Phone Shona 07711585547

6ft long brown leather effect beanbag (Next) Good condition £25. Phone Shona 07711585547

IKEA double bed frame, white. Buyer to uplift. Good condition £40. Phone Shona 07711585547

Large Chute with extension £50, Tel 870932 Disability scooter with 3 wheels. Folds to fit in car boot. £50. Tel: 870979

8ft. garden trampoline £15 and toddler bicycle seat £10. Mitch 871551.

Jay-be single bed. Never been used. £100 ono. Phone 870670

I am currently looking for a two or three bedroom house to rent within Balmullo. Anyone with any properties to rent please contact me on: 871483 Lorna. Wanted - any tools or equipment for stained glass art work. Phone Jacqueline at 870465


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Dazlyn Motorshine Valeting Complete Mobile Valeting Service Work carried out at your home, place of work, or even at the golf course - It’s your call! All water and electrics are onboard our van. Customer attendance is optional Caravans, Conservatories etc. (Interior and Exterior) Mini Valet from £15 · Full Valet from £45 (Prices quoted are dependant on vehicle condition and will be agreed by both parties prior to work commencing)

Call Daz on 07733 116631 www.dazlynmotorshinevaleting.co.uk IAN GODDARD PROPERTIES 15 High Street + Newport-on-Tay Fife DD6 8AB

Independent estate agent Property letting and management If you are thinking of selling ~ letting ~ buying ~ renting Then contact Ian Goddard on 01382 540451 Email: contact@igpfife.co.uk Website: www.igpfife.co.uk


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CHIC O’HARE DOMESTIC APPLIANCE REPAIRS Over 20 years experience Prompt reliable service NEWPORT-ON-TAY TEL 01382 541702 MOBILE 07802 538284

S. GUNBY ELECTRICAL ALL TYPES OF ELECTRICAL WORK UNDERTAKEN

Fast and Reliable Service Call on 07980 934516 Or leave a message on 01334 870384


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MONTEATHS Accountants and Tax Consultants APPOINTMENTS: MORNING, AFTERNOON or EVENING OUR OFFICE, YOUR HOME or PREMISES

IT’S NOT GOOD NEWS PAYE : late monthly payments by employers automatically accrue interest which will be computed and charged next April ( up to 14% ) BUSINESS RECORDS : HMRC are looking to charge a penalty of poor/slack records. The poorer the records the bigger the penalty. HMRC : The new computer that issued loads of incorrect Codings ( with HMRC’s knowledge) will now be issuing tax assessments without any human inspection. Therefore you will need to examine it yourself. REMEMBER to deduct personal pension premiums from your income – when you complete your tax credit form.. FINANCIAL ADVICE

WE HELP - WE SAVE YOU MONEY FULL ACCOUNTANCY AND COMPLETE TAXATION SERVICES

WWW.MONTEATHS.COM Cairnfield, 14 School Road, Balmullo, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 0BD

Tel 01334 870343 - Fax 01334 871004 E mail : morag@monteaths.com


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JOHNSTONE PLUMBING, HEATING & GAS SERVICES

Fast and reliable service Emergency Call-Outs 207782

MILLBANK, 28 SCHOOL ROAD, BALMULLO TEL/FAX: 01334 870691 MOB: 07966 937842 EMAIL: johnstoneplumber@aol.com

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CERAMIC TILING & PLASTERING ALL ASPECTS OF FLOOR & WALL TILING UNDERTAKEN Skim Coat Plastering Tel: 01334 870565

Mob: 07821 086189


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Colin Finlay

Opening Hours Mon Closed Tues 9 - 3 Wed 9-5 Thur 9-8 Fri 9-6 Sat 8-3 Sun Closed

Qualified Electrician Any jobs large or small

15 Main Street - Leuchars

Appointments not always necessary

Discounts for OAPs Balmullo 870578 Mobile 07828 547395

NEW IDEAS WANTED! news@balmullo.net

Plumbing & Heating A Comprehensive Service for Installation, Service & Repair of Plumbing, Heating, & Bathrooms

U.E.S. LTD Unit 4, Newark Road South, Eastfield, Glenrothes

Telephone 01592 773275

MALCOLM KIRK PLASTERER & CERAMIC TILER

LIMESTONE, TRAVERTINE, SLATE etc.

Office: 01334 829 246 Mobile: 07747 064 061


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CLUB CARS Taxis

01334

838555

479900

info@clubcars-standrews.com www.clubcars-standrews.com

Pitcairn Plumbing Services Plumbing, Installations. Maintenance and Repairs Bathrooms and Kitchens etc. No job too small Competitive prices and Free Estimates

Tel: 01334 870619 Mob: 07917 701411 E-mail: pitcairnblumbing@tiscali.co.uk


2010-Sep  

The Balmullo Community Councils Newsletter.

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