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• Solid wood composite doors • Mirrors & shelving • Emergency repairs • Misted units replaced • Glass cut while-u-wait • Fascias, soffits & guttering • Aluminium secondary glazing 22 Benfield Way, Braintree CM7 3YS Phone/Fax: 01376 323700 Email: Find us on Facebook A G Glass & Windows

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BABY & TODDLER Jane Trider light matrix 2 travel system good cond. chocolate brown colour includes 150AX, stroller, car seat, rain cover changing bag and footmuff cost over £1000 new £450 ono Tel: 07951612846 Childs Chad valley indoor trampolin £15 Tel: 01376 322025

BEDROOM Put me up bed (new) £25 Tel: 07855502209

Full & Part-time

Drivers Required

Minimum age for insurance 21 Existing Badge Holders very welcome Call: 07511 052657 Email:

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BICYCLES Girls Bike 16” wheels blue and purple £18 Tel: 07906266154

CLOTHING Ladies ShoesKurt Geiger ladies shoes Wine, size 38 Block heel Ankle strap Patent leather and mock crocodile skin As new boxed glendamansfield12@gmail.com07906438573 £22 ono Gentlemens grey and navy blue leather motor bike jacket ,


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Cherry Lane is the UK’s leading value Garden Centre group with centres located in Leicestershire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire. Whether you have a small balcony or a large garden, we can help turn your outdoor space into an enjoyable area. Offering a wide variety of inspirational items for your garden & home including: Large selection of quality plants Advice from our horticultural experts Garden chemicals, machinery, tools & accessories DIY & decorating range Homewares, giftware and soft furnishings We also have on site nurseries at Carlton Colville and Beverley, where our horticultural experts work tirelessly to grow great quality plants.

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at Long Melford

to rest your feet. provides the perfect place Our warm & welcoming cafe s and specials daily. Offering a wide range of drink


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Vegetarian option available.


BACON SANDWICH & LARGE HOT DRINK Simply present this voucher in the café.

Available Monday to Friday, 9am – 11am throughout March & April 2018.

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Tel: 01376 349007 Tel: 01787 311889

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Time To Update or Install a New Bathroom?

Let us give it a fresh new look at a really competitive price

Windows Doors Conservatories Fascias & Soffits

Quality & Integrity

Hytek-WDC has been supplying and fitting windows doors and conservatories in Essex and the surrounding areas for over 30 years. We offer the best price we can from the very start, to do anything else would not fit with our values.

Call Michael on 01206 241658 Unit 23 Priors Way Industrial Estate Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1TW chest size 40” hardly worn - no damage £40.Tel:07788711037 Ladies O’Brien Waterski bouyancy jacket white with adjustable pink straps. small 32”-36” hardly used £10. Tel:07788711037

COLLECTABLES Model metal Napoleonic soldiers , mixed £60. Horseback and foot individual models , £100 or will split . Tel: 01787 62447 First day cover envelope and letter of British First Megation Trial in Christmas Island 1957 £20 Tel: 01376 322025

DIY Call Brad for a quote on

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12m long roll black graphite foam underlay 6mm thick. £17Abru 2 section loft ladder 2.69m + universal stowing pole. vgc. £25 Compound Mitre Saw , Wickes. £10. Savannah bath board vgc. £15. Tel: 01787 479420 Arc Welder Merlin 150 with some welding rods nigel.capon@ 01787 472185 £10

ELECTRICAL Table lamp 76 centimetres Cream silk type shade Chinese pattern base, Dark wooden stand, Good condition £15. Mobile 07906438573



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The benefits you will notice after installing a Genus water softener

 Up to 50% reduction in the use of shampoos, soaps, conditioners & cleaning products.  Zero scale build up on shower cubicles and shower heads.  Cleaner baths, basins and taps etc...  Your glassware will sparkle & plates will shine.  Experience the softer feeling of your clothes & towels.  Luxurious soap lather and double the amount of bubble bath suds  Cleaning time around the home will be dramatically reduced. & Descales existing plumbing systems.

Consider the ongoing cost to you Hard water scales up your hot & cold water equipment, pipes, washing machines and heating systems. Government figures show that an amazing 38% loss in heating efficiency will occur with just 6mm of scale build up within an average family home heating system. It is not too late to install a Genus water softener. Once you have, it will start to dissolve any existing scale and more importantly it will prevent any future scale build up!

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D. C. BUILDING & LANDSCAPES The Complete Design & Build Service

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Tel : 01376 345389 Mob : 07739 178036 Please ask to see our full colour portfolio or view our website Microwave pressure cooker brand new from Lakeland £30 ono Tel: 01787 473543 Kenwood food processor model no FP370 with attachments 01787269583 £20 Panasonic 32” TVPanasonic Viera 32” TV (Model TX32LMD70) in working order with remote. Collection only 07757484242 £0 Tefal maxi compact electric fryer Good condition. Hardly used nead room know marks or blemish 01376567863 £10.00 Lightweight electric floor and carpet cleaner This cleaner is very light and picks up beautifully from carpets and floor comes with couple of extra fitmentsShirley.shreeve @btinternet.com01376348678 £10 Rope light 50 ft £10 Tel: 07906266154

• Superb Service • Affordable Quality • All work Guaranteed • Bi Folding Doors


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Visit our showroom at Blake House Craft Centre, Blake End , Near Braintree CM77 6RA TM


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Dining table and 6 matching chairs. 6ft long x 3ft wide , vgc. £75. Tel: 01787 461644 / 07821753796 Large storage unit for shoes, takes 16 pairs with additional top drawer. £30 ono Tel: 01787 473543 Circular Pine extendable table and 6 chairs good 07732854755 £80 Riser recliner Westminster riser recliner in dark green single motor hardly used cost £1,500.Rapkinnorman@gmail. com01787269583 £150 Buffet Hostess Buffet Hostess 3 trays hardly used Rapkinnorman@gmail.com01787269583 £10 TV cabinet TV cabinet antique stile with drop front Rapkinnorman@gmail.com01787269583 £40

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We are an independent family run security company established in 2014 operating in Braintree and the local area. If you are looking to protect your property we offer a wide variety of safety and security solutions, from wired or wireless intruder alarms, 4k IP CCTV or HDoC 1080P CCTV, our alarms & CCTV have smart phone apps and two years warranty.

Wireless Smart Alarm Fully Fitted Prices

Intruder alarm for garages or outbuildings from £375 Intruder alarm for your home (4 detectors) from £430 Larger home intruder alarm (6 sensors) from £520 Our alarm systems can support up to 64 sensors. All our intruder alarms can be controlled by your Smartphone to quickly alert you to intruders. With no cabling or wires to run or hide, our alarms are suitable for new builds, existing houses and even listed buildings and can be installed in as little as two hours. We fit 7 days a week and can work up to 8pm light permitting.

CCTV Fully Fitted Pricing

2 x 2MP HD 1080P cameras and 1TB 4 channel recorder systems from £470 4 x 2MP HD 1080P cameras and 2TB 4 channel recorder systems from £640 2 x 8MP 4K IP POE cameras and 2TB 4 channel recorder systems from £780 4 x 8MP 4K IP POE cameras and 3TB 4 channel recorder systems from £1120

For a no obligation free site survey call us today on 01376 776677

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Your local stairlift specialist covering Essex and south Suffolk

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For friendly, personal service, phone:

01206 231568 01473 249174 01268 550173


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Corner TV cabinetTeak G-Plan corner tv cabinet with glass doors, internal shelves and display shelves W97cm D44cm H 50.5cm. Fits 32” TV perfectly. Collection onlymmacbrayne@ gmail.com07757484242 £15 Armchair with massage/vibration in seat and back. Mink dralon. Excellent condition. Buyer collects. £90.00 ono. Tel 01376 326078. Corner unit Rosewood colour shelves above cupboard below £18 Tel: 07906266154 Bathroom cabinet white 2 double sided glass doors 2 adjustable shelves 66cm high 13 cm deep 61cm wide £25 Tel: 07512321174

GARDEN BBQ charcoal with bag of charcoal and winter cover hardly used 01787269583 £20 Qualcast hedge cutter £10 Tel: 07906266154 New compost bin £8 Tel: 07906266154

KITCHEN Dinner service 8 piece setting + coffee set serving dishes 54 pieces £65 ono. Tel: 01787 472874 Microwave pressure cooker brand new from Lakeland £30 ono Tel: 01787 473543 Kenwood food processor model no FP370 with attachments 01787269583 £20

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• TV/Audio Installations • Replace Bulbs/Sockets/ Switches • Telephone Extensions • Furniture Assembly • Fit Curtains/Blinds • Hang Mirrors/Pictures Many more services available.....

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M: 07970490693 T: 01376341469

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Tel: 01376 342120 Mob: 07977 451565

CH LANDSCAPES All Types of Garden Services Turfing, Seeding Garden Maintenance, Fencing, Patios & Decking Patio & Driveway Cleaning

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Professional Painters & Decorators • •

Friendly Local Decorating Company established for over 30 years , providing a high standard and quality service from start to finish. Internal and External work undertaken both Private and Commercial Free/Quotes Estimates , references available on request Public Liability Insurance up to 2 million

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S T Tiling

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Ceramic, Porcelain and all Stones Clean and Reliable Service Fully Insured and all Work Guaranteed

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No Job Too Small Please call for free quotes or take a look at our website

T: 07768914172

Over 25 years experience

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All types of brickwork old and new undertaken, extensions, patios, walls, block paving & driveways

'07745574231 28 Yrs Experience

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M: 07956545867 T: 01376 619059

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PLUMBER - ELECTRICIAN CALL MIKE 07711160477 Heating & hot water systems , gravity & pressurised systems. Immersion heaters, pumped showers. Existing systems overhauled & set up efficiently to reduce cold spots & your fuel bills. 17th Edition Electrican & BPEC Pressurised water system qualified. 40 years experience.

TELEPHONE Stephen Strelitz e: Web: - Email:


Interior & Exterior

M: 07941 463104


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for Extensions, Conversions, New Builds Domestic - Commercial Retail - Leisure Local Authority applications made. Call Stephen Hatcher

07836 279703 01376 335032

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We offer FREE advice, seven days a week! Give us a call to see how we can help you. Engineer: 07701 065253 Office: 0800 133 7514 Email us here: or visit our website:


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• Emergency leaks, drainage & burst pipes • Bathroom installations, tiling, supply & repair of showers. • Cylinders, hot water, cold water, toilets, taps, tanks, ball valves, radiators, pumps & the kitchen sink!

No call-out charge

Every type of plumbing covered!

All work guaranteed! Gas and Heating

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Boiler servicing & breakdowns Landlords certification LPG Cookers Water heaters Unvented systems Gas installations & testing

Telephone: 01787 221787 Mobile: 07918 195393 Fast - Friendly - Reliable - Affordable

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D.L Decorative attention to detail...... All Aspects of Painting and Decorating NVQ and 20 years Experience Please Call

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07801709919 01376 346501

Advertising rates start from as little as £25 per month (+VAT) which includes artwork. We can also design, print and deliver LEAFLETS, FLYERS AND MENUS from £35 per thousand (A5 130gsm) Visit or Call our Sales Team on

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Call Carla T : 0788426 50 26

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•Plumbing Heating & Gas Engineer • Fitted Bathrooms & Wet rooms • Fitted Kitchens • Carpentry • Tiling • Electrical • Loft/garage conversions • Landscaping & Irrigation • Extensions • Guttering & Fascias • Maintenance & More Tel: 01787 478878 • BITS & BOBS • 13

P & M BATHROOMS SIMPLY STUNNING BATHROOMS Planning advice, Plumbing, Electrics, Decorating, Plastering, Tiling Fully project managed

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Single Double Range Aga Extractor Microwave Dishwasher Washing Machine Fridge BBQ

£45 £55 £85 £85 £10 £15 £25 £25 £30 £40

All prices include bulbs, filters and VAT

Call us today!! Deals this good don’t last forever!!

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FREE NO OBLIGATION QUOTATIONS Supply & fit or fit only - no job too small

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MISCELLANEOUS Fuel Bunker (plastic) capacity 10 x25K smokeless coal. Size 800 mm Long 880mm Wide 1000mm High £50 ono. TelL: 01787 472874 Xmas Tree 6’ 6” boxed - artificial. £15 Tel: 01787 475646 Extending fire guard. Steel. Size H69, D44 cm. Extends from 92-150cm. Folds for storage. Already assembled. Buyer collects. £15.00. 01376551679. As seen in Argos catalogue 605/8331 01376551679 Silver Reed SK840 knitting machine and SRP60N ribber (suitable for spare parts) YC6 automatic yarn changer used only once £100. KR7 knit radar £10 AEZO intarsia carriage £10 AWI weaving arm £10 all boxed with instructions Tel: 01787 475307 Rope light 50 ft £10 Tel: 07906266154

MOBILITY 4 Wheel shopping trolley never been used £20 Tel: 07906266154 Mangar Archimedes bath lift no longer in use. Complete with charger and instructions £50 Tel: 07785233209

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Tel: 01371 874420 Fax: 01371 874531

Covering YOUR LOCAL AREA With 40 years experience in the removals business, Actual Removal Company can make moving home an easy, stress free process giving you peace of mind.

• Domestic • Commercial • Local • Long Distance & Overseas • Storage • Packing Service Available • Crate Hire E mail:

MUSIC, LEISURE & BOOKS Electric 1600W tiller 30cm by Wolf cost £177,00 used twice £90 Tel: 01787 472008 Winston Churchill The Second World War volumes 1,2,3. Winston Churchill The Second World War volumes 1,2&3 books in good 01787 472185 £30 ono

PETS CORNER Dog coat , Wainwrights waxed , large 18”-21” , brand new. £10.Tel: 01787 479420

SOFT FURNISHINGS Finials for curtain tie backsBrand new tie back finials ,chrome with sparkly ball ends very prettyShirley.shreeve@btinternet. com01376348678 £10 Electric 1600W tiller 30cm by Wolf cost £177,00 used twice £90 Tel: 01787 472008 Running blades £20 Tel: 07814336837 ‘Under the door’ Exercise Bar Used, but still in good condition Tried, but love my food too much so have decided to stay fat! £5 Tel: 07964801317 Crash helmet “Lazer” S/55.56 Orlando. Perfect cond. Tel: 047814336837 Beginners full set golf clubs and bag. £20 Tel: 01787 273683

Dales Fitted Wardrobes • Sliding Doors• Traditional Hinged Doors • Alcoves• Sloping Ceilings • Any size • 100’s of colours and styles

Call Dale on

07961956805 or 01376 583756 16• BITS & BOBS • Tel: 01787 478878

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We Can: •

Install new gas boilers, unvented Cylinders & Central heating systems • Install new bathroom suites with a complete tiling service • Service & Repair gas boilers & Power Flush Central Heating Systems • Carry out all general plumbing & Central Heating repairs As an Accredited Vaillant & Glow-worm Installer we can offer a Free 5 Year manufacturers warranty on Boiler Installs

01245 362102 07850 142202

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We Repair all Makes & Designs of plastic, wood and aluminium windows, doors & conservatories

•Patio Door Sliding Wheels & Tracks •Misted Sealed Units & Broken Glass •Replacement Window & Door handles •Conservatory Roof Cleaning •Repair/Replace Conservatory Roofs •Window/Door Locks & Hinges

T: 01787 463712 M: 07809 295572 E:

Call 7 days a week 8’ til 8’

Mowden Hall Designs Landscaping Specialist Established 1998

All aspects of Landscaping Undertaken Planting Decking, Patios, Fencing, Sheds, Turfing and Brickwork

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No Job Too Small or Large Tel:

01376 520746 07595 868944


Warm Roof Specialist Also Suppliers of Windows, Doors and New Build Also Suppliers of Windows, Doors Conservatories and and Extensions Extensions Conservatories

Benefits of warm roof • Energy efficient • Decreases air leakage • No need for ventilation products • Reduces noise • Creates all year round usable room • Turns conservatory into extension

For more information and FREE quote quote For more information and FREE

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E2K Care Agency​ Enhancing Life. Excelling in Care. Are You Looking For A Career In Care? At E2K Care Agency we are always looking for dedicated and friendly people to join our ever growing team. ​

The positions available require you to work with the elderly and individuals with special needs, either in residential setting or in the individuals own home. Full-Time, Part-Time and flexible hours are available as well as Day, Night and Weekend work. Experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be given. Please contact our office on 01621 819529 for more information.



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Available Mon-Sat Drop-End Skips Contracts Undertaken 1 Ton Waste Bags Sand & Ballast Delivered Licensed Transfer/Recycling Station

Efficient,Friendly Service Road Permits Arranged 24 H O ON UR BOOLINE SERVKING ICE

BRAINTREE 01376 325699

Within a 15 mile radius

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