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YOUR UNIQUE FREE MAGAZINE FOR NOTTINGHAM www.breeze-magazine.co.uk


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contents Welcome to issue 104 edition of Breeze... 4

NEW

Where’s baby breeze?

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Up your Street

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competition

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gig guide

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memory lane

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what’s on

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breeze appeal

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get your kit on

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days out

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breeze appeal

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who’s new

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horoscopes

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noticeboard

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celebrations

Welcome to this months Breeze ‘Up Your Street’ Special A handy guide for you to keep Plus all of your favourite regulars.... So sit back, relax and feel the Breeze!

DO YOU NORMALLY RECEIVE BREEZE AT HOME OR AT WORK? We are looking for volunteers to act as verifiers for our distribution. The only information we need in a quick email to us is your postcode with a short message to say you have or have not received your magazine each month. The magazine normally goes out the first or second weekend of each month. We would really appreciate your help and if you take part, at the end of the year, as a way of saying thank you we will enter you into our prize draw to win tickets to the theatre. Email your details to: distribution@breeze-magazine.co.uk

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tition e p m o c r a l u g re

WHERE’S BABY BREEZE?

Welcome to our NEW regular competition, each month we will be hiding our little baby elephant - ‘Baby Breeze’

All you have to do is find where he is and state your answer on a postcard to: Where’s Baby Breeze Competition 156C High Road, Beeston Nottingham NG92LN Please state your Name, Address and Daytime Tel number with your answer.

The lucky winner will win a family of four tickets to the National Ice Centre Closing Date: 4th August 2011

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t e e r t s r u o up y Welcome to our special this month when Breeze invites you to take a look at what is ‘up your street’. There are many and varied businesses that we are lucky to have right on our doorstep but let's not take them for granted - they need your support to help keep the area fresh, vibrant and the place we love to be. We can be justly proud of the locality that we live in and the independant retailers contribute to the sense of purpose that our high streets have as well as being local employers. So now you’ve no excuse - pop in and say hello, see what they have to offer and if you are not sure where to find them we've a handy map to guide you on your way!

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Stylistic Upholstery’s premises are situated on Attenborough Lane. Offering a truly bespoke service that spans all aspects of the trade, all our work is done in-house to produce the highest standards of workmanship and expertise. Since the early beginnings back in 1990, Stylistic Upholstery have included Antique renovation together with our normal re-upholdtery service. Their fast cushion-replacement service has proved so popular that we have launched it as a separate entity called “Cushy Number” They offer these services to the discerning customer who seeks a truly professional finished product of which they can be proud. Stylistic Upholstery, 60 Attenborough Lane. Tel: 0115 925 9149

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TileWorld is a family-run business with over 25 years of experience in supplying and fitting ceramic wall and floor tiles. Their showroom has a large selection of ceramic wall and floor tiles from around the world. If you’re looking for glass, mosaic, granite, limestone, porcelain, ceramic tiles, with over twenty suppliers, they can provide you with the right choice. Providing expert advice on tiles or tiling projects. They give free advice, measurements and quotes. They also have a free sample loan service. Tile World specialise in under tile heating, from warm up and floor heating systems to tile backer/insulation boards. Get in touch for a quote. They also stock Granfix adhesives, grouts and tile trims in many colours, and a selections of tools, such as spacers, cutters, etc. “So come and see why you mean “the world to us” at Tile World”!133 Attenborough Lane, Attenborough Tel: 01159 220 277 www.tile-world.co.uk

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Beautiful Feeling is a new salon in Attenborough offering body, skin and beauty treatments in a tranquil environment. From tired skin to aching feet they offer a solution to help, using only the best products such as Dermalogica, to ensure you feel great. Top to toe treatments from facials, eye treatments, waxing, manicures and pedicures are available, or design your own package to suit your needs. Whether you are getting ready for your holiday, or have the post holiday blues, why not give them a call on 0115 922 2216 or pop in to 145 Attenborough Lane, Attenborough

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At Hairy Maclarey’s grooming studio, your dogs’ welfare is very important to them. A full groom will be tailored to the requirements of each dog and its breed standard or to the requirements as specified by the owner. This service will include a pre- groom assessment of the coat, a full groom out, ears and eyes cleaned and if required ears will be plucked out. Once your dog is ready for the bath, a specially formulated dog shampoo made with natural ingredients suitable for the coat type of the dog will be selected. This is then followed by hand drying and grooming and then styling work using scissors and clippers. Finally, they will check and trim your dog’s nails if they have reached an uncomfortable length. Call Joanna on 07561 32 00 10 for an appointment

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The Sandwich Bank, although well established as the place to go for a satisfying breakfast or lunch cob is also mestablishing itself as a favourite for freshly ground coffee, homemade cakes and a range of salads and fruit boxes. New owners Jackie and Sarah would be delighted to welcome you into the shop so you can see for yourselves the wide range on offer. The Sandwich Bank now caters for a wide range of events, so for a sandwich platter, children’s party, corporate event, party or celebration please contact us to see what we can offer or visit www.sandwichbank.co.uk Sandwich Bank, 151 Attenborough Lane Tel: 0115 9258137

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Sweet Aroma have a strong team which has now been together for over ten years. After many years of hard work, providing excellent services and putting their client’s needs first, they managed to make their business a success which is still progressing today. “We offer a full range of cleaning services from offices to showrooms, shops and residential properties. If you are looking for a reliable daily or weekly cleaning service, Sweet Aroma can provide a solution tailored to your needs”. 153 Attenborough Lane Tel: 0115 925 8582 or 07971 696723

With parking right outside their doorsteps you’ve no excuse not to drop in and see our local businesses in Attenborough.

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HIGH ROAD, CHILWELL 1 Fire & Water are a family run business and have been based in Chilwell for the last eleven years. The front showroom exhibits fireplaces, gas, and electric fires. Multifuel stoves – these are fitted by experienced Hetas registered installers. The company is Gas Safe Registered and has a wealth of experience in the Heating Trade spanning twenty six years work which includes service, repair and installation of warm air heating systems, replacement boilers and radiators and general plumbing work. Fire & water endeavour to price match their goods and provide a free survey and quotation. They will even fit a fire or fireplace you have purchased elsewhere, subject to survey. The back showroom is for bathrooms where they supply a C.A.D. drawing for the customers bathroom requirements. A full installation service is available or a supply only service provided. Visit the showroom for friendly and helpful advice. 192a High Road, Chilwell. Tel: 0115 922 8064

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George Packer and all the staff at Churchcroft Vets take pride in being always available to keep your pets in the best possible shape. Whether it’s an emergency late at night or a routine vaccination and health check you can be sure of prompt, sympathetic and thoughtful attention. Churchcroft offer a full range of veterinary services on site and are available 24/7, 365 days of the year. They also have extended opening hours (8am-7pm) to fit in with your busy days. Services available include Vaccination, Dentistry, Pet Passports and travel advice, X-rays, Internal medicine, Soft tissue and Orthopaedic Surgery, Dietary and Behavioural advice. A wide range of great value and highly effective parasite controls are stocked and also a range of diets that deliver added value. Churchcroft strongly support pet insurance and are happy to help you with any claims or questions about cover. In addition Churchcroft have a price match guarantee (details at www.churchcroftvet.co.uk) so you can get the best service at the best price. Give them a call on 0115 922 4855 or drop in for a chat about any pet related matter.


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3 Beeston Denture Clinic can help you get that new smile. Properly constructed and designed dentures bring many benefits, they will help you look and feel younger and increase your confidence. A personal and friendly service awaits anyone who wears Dentures. Consultations are free, where you will be advised on your individual needs and the different options that are available to you. Pete Aylott Dip CDT Rcs (Eng) is a Denturist or Clinical Dental Technician who is experienced in the design, fabrication, insertion and adjustment of removable dentures. He has trained with the internationally acknowledged George Brown College in Toronto and the Faculty of General Dental Practice in England and is also registered with the General Dental Council. Services offered include, Full dentures, Partial dentures, Repairs, Relines, Cleaning and Polishing. Now opening alternate Saturday mornings Starting July 2nd. Beeston Denture Clinic, 14 High Road Chilwell Tel: 0115 922 5474 Mob: 07880 602 207

Don’t Forget Your Local Farmers’ Markets WOLLATON

BEESTON

AT CO-OP, TROWELL RD

STONEY ST. NR. SAINSBURYS

July 2nd Aug 6th Sept 3rd

July 22nd Aug 26th Sept 23rd

1st Saturday every month:

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WEST BRIDGFORD 2ndand 4th Saturday of each month AT CENTRAL AVENUE

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Farmers markets offer a convenient, healthy and fun way to buy locally grown and produced food. Offering a great range of produce, including free range beef, lamb, pork, organic produce, home cured bacon and hams, poultry and eggs, local fruit, vegetables, speciality cheeses, jams, honey, fish, plants, venison, chocolates, herbs, mushrooms, honey etc. Why not see what one of the local Farmers Markets have on offer for you!

CHOCOLATES, PLANTS, WINE, HERBS, BISCUITS, MUSHROOMS

BEEF, CHICKEN, LAMB, VENISON, PORK PIES, SAUSAGES, BACON, GAMMON,

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CHILWELL ROAD, BEESTON & HIGH ROAD, CHILWELL 1 Frenchy’s is the new Ice Cream parlour in Beeston. Owned by best friends Louise Jones and Rachel Foster, Frenchy’s is a friendly, welcoming, funky new business situated on High Road Chilwell. The idea came when Louise and Rachel reached a crossroad in their lives. At Christmas Rachel’s mum passed away suddenly causing Rachel to look at life differently. Louise was facing redundancy and looking for a new opportunity. From these events Frenchy’s was born. “French was Rachel’s mum’s maiden name we both found it fitting to name our business as a tribute to Rachel mum”. So what’s on the menu? ICE CREAM!!! They have 15 varieties of speciality Ice Cream; from bubblegum to raspberry pavlova there is a favourite flavour for all. They also offer delicious Ice Cream sundaes; their favourite is raspberry and white chocolate. Kids love Frenchy’s, with sundaes and milkshakes made with their favourite chocolate bar and there’s pick ‘n’ mix for the journey home. And don;t let the weather put you off! It’s never too cold for Ice Cream but for all those non Ice Cream lovers Frenchy’s do offer other treats such as coffee, cakes and panini’s. Frenchy’s 6-8 High Road, Beeston, Chilwell

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Artworks has been trading on Chilwell Road for nearly six years, during which time this inspirational shop has established a reputation for being a place which offers a warm welcome and a relaxed atmosphere in which you can browse and choose art and craft materials as well as affordable giftware. You may want to take advantage of Artworks’ first class reputation and work with the friendly and knowledgeable staff to sort out your picture framing requirements which will then be produced on-site. Or you may want to join one of their many weekly classes or Saturday workshops which are very varied and cover a wide range of disciplines. Following last year’s success, Artworks is again offering craft sessions for children during the school summer holidays – early booking is essential (ring or email to request a programme and/or to book). Artworks 86-88 Chilwell Road Beeston Tel: 0115 922 3743

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Beeston Bed Centre offer everything from a Child's first bed to top of the range pocket spring and memory foam beds and mattresses. They also stock a wide variety of metal and wood frames including rubberwood and oak as well as electric adjustmatic beds. Paul adds “We feel that there is a definite move toward beds made with natural materials and fillings as they offer wonderful comfort all year round and have to make environmental sense as no oil based products are used - every one wins. Steve and Paul and staff would like to thank all their customers for their support over the last 26 years and hope it will continue as they strive to ever improve the range and service they offer. Beeston Bed Centre, 57 - 59 Chilwell Road, Beeston Tel: 0115 9224633

CHILDRENS’ SUMMER HOLIDAY CRAFT SESSIONS VISIT US AT :

86-88 CHILWELL RD BEESTON

TEL: 922 3743

Ring, email or just come into the shop to ensure a place for your child.

web: www.artworks-ltd.co.uk • email: info@artworks-ltd.co.uk

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The Silver Tree has been trading on Chilwell Road for the last six years, during that time this delightful little shop has established a reputation for being the place to find that perfect gift or treat. Stocking gorgeous ranges of silver jewellery and fashion jewellery as well as the latest funky bags and accessories, The Silver Tree is the place for you if you like something a little different to the usual High Street shops. There is always a warm welcome at The Silver Tree and a lovely relaxed atmosphere for customers to browse. Pop in this lovely shop if you are looking for the perfect gift or an affordable treat for yourself and join The Silver Trees satisfied customers. One visit to this shop is never enough The Silver Tree, 76 Chilwell Road, Beeston Tel: 0115 922 2331

This area of the HIgh Road is a real treat. With parking right outside most of the shops, it’s worth popping down to see what the latest offers are. You’ll find a pleasant mixture of businesses that really are independant and offer that something different.

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John Kirk Hifi has now been trading for over forty years and would like to take this opportunity to thank all of their customer for their valued business and support over this time. It all started back in 1970 when John left local company Alex Owens to set up his own TV and Hifi shop in Attenborough. It is now run and owned by Johns’ son in law Phil Macaulay but there philosophy on success remains the same, excellent service, honest advice and value for money. They are main agents for Panasonic TV so are able to offer five year manufacturer back guarantees on the majority of their TV’s. They also stock a wide range of Hifi and home cinema products and will always do their very best to match or even better any competitors price on these type of products, even off the internet. John Kirk Hi-Fi, 70 Chilwell Road Tel: 0115 925 2986

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WOLLATON ROAD AREA, BEESTON

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At your finger tips www.giltbrookdrycleaners.co.uk is the new exciting web site. Take a look to see what they can offer you, the discerning customer. “Our collect and deliver service couldn't be simpler, we will come to your home collect your cleaning and deliver it back to you ! No parking space for you to find, no heavy curtains or Duvet to struggle with just Dial 01159 475061 and we will deliver the service”. If queuing is not your thing ,or your lunch break not long enough to wait around, sign up for our Drop and Go service and do just that , drop of your cleaning and go and get on with your day , they’ll SMS text you when it’s ready to collect. The no queues Drycleaning service. “We love the job you hate, washing and ironing shirts! Bring them to Giltbrook Cleaners and we will do the rest, our shirt service gives you clean, crisp shirts on a hanger ready to go, or beautifully folded and packaged as good as new”. These are just a small taste of what Giltbrook Cleaners has to offer, you can also sign up for their facebook page for the latest offers.

RENAISSANCE FASHION AGENCY FOR WOMEN AND MEN FINEST NEARLY NEW CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES it’s designer it’s classic it’s catwalk it’s fashion and it’s green! buying or selling simply the best

OPEN SIX DAYS

31 WOLLATON ROAD BEESTON NOTTINGHAM NG9 2NG

0115 9220653

www.renaissancefashionagency.co.uk

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Both coming from design backgrounds Tom and Liz Luddy opened Renaissance Fashion Agency way back in 1993 with a vision to create an inspirational shopping experience. Renaissance gives you the opportunity to both buy brilliant High Street and Designer clothes at incredibly low prices and to boost your bank balance by selling your own clothes and accessories. ‘As our intake increases month by month so does the choice for customers ’ says Proprietor Liz Luddy,’ we receive compliments day after day on the incredibly high standard of our stock and we have many customers who tell us that they won’t shop anywhere else! Nearly eighteen years’ experience has given us the ability to select the fashions and accessories that customers are looking for.’ Recently in they have a fantastic selection of dresses, tops and skirts from Karen Millen, Coast, Ted Baker, Whistles, Jigsaw and many many more. Accessories too, included in the huge selection they have Radley, Tula, Hidesign and Mulberry bags, and shoes by Office, Carvela, Kurt Geiger and Paul Smith. Right now for all mums-to-be there is also an excellent choice of maternity wear! And, as always, there is a fantastic selection for the men including a number of Paul Smith shirts. Visit their website, it tells you how they work and why they offer not only brilliant value but a greener and really enjoyable shopping experience and you can take a peek at some of the latest fashions in store! For more information and a glimpse of some of the latest stock, check out their website on www.renaissancefashionagency.com Renaissance, 31 Wollaton Road, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 2NG Telephone: 0115 922 0653


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Happy Daze is an award winning alternative shop selling a range of products from gifts and incense to body jewellery, clothing and smoking accessories, which you would not normally find on the high street. Owner Craig, has recently been awarded the Princes Trust Enterprise Award which on receiving, he had the honour of meeting Prince Charles. “We pride ourselves on the quality and diversity of the products we sell and are always on the look out for new and unusual products. We like to offer a friendly and personal service so if there is something you are looking for and we don’t have it in stock, we will be happy to try and find it for you. We have a wide range of items and are constantly adding new lines to our stock so it’s always worth popping in to see what’s new”. Call in to Happy Daze, 10 Wollaton Road, Beeston NG9 2NR Tel: 07830 253 841

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Amelie fashion jewellery is a family run business that opened in September 2007 with a wide selection of stunning jewellery designed to cater for all customer’s tastes. From contemporary or traditional you’ll definitely find something you like amongst the sparkle and glitz of their new range. There is new stock arriving regularly to the shop, including contemporary sterling silver, glazed glass, crystal, freshwater pearls and natural stone together with a variety of embellished, trendy and stunning handcrafted sequined handbags. All the staff are friendly and provide an exceptional service within their bright, airy and stylish environment and can even make bespoke pieces to match any outfit or suite any taste. There is also a creative section where you can make your own jewellery from a selection of beautiful beads – It’s fun and perfect for the more unique and personal presents or to get just the look you’re after. Amelie can also provide repairs and alterations to most jewellery. Amelie Fashion Jewellery and Accessories, 19 Villa Street, Beeston. Tel: 0115 967 7630

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Lifestyle Kitchens and Bedrooms are an independent company based in Beeston with over twenty-five years experience. All Lifestyle contracts are project managed, covering the co-ordination of all stages from design, ordering and installation to completion; their team of expert craftsmen cover all aspects of installation, fitting, plumbing, electrical, tiling, build-work and decorating. As proud members of the ‘Guild of Master Craftsmen’ and accredited by the Age Concern, providing clients with an excellent service is the key to their success. Lifestyle offers a wealth of ideas and styles to help fulfil your aspirations and make your plans into three dimensional visuals, which can really show you how your Kitchen or Bedroom can be transformed. The interior design industry has a continuing process of innovation, including, labour saving ideas and exciting new materials - the sales team at Lifestyle will make sure they give you the most up to date information to meet your needs and budget. Visit their showroom where there are many layouts on display at the heart of Beeston, directly opposite Sainsbury’s. Lifestyle Kitchens and Bedrooms, 21 Villa Street, Beeston, Nottingham. NG9 2NY Tel 0115 922 4822.

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Blacklock Carpets is well known in Beeston as an age old family flooring firm. Priding itself on its commitment to Beeston over many years and its large customers base. This year has and will see more inward investment from the company to expand flooring choice avaliable to you, " Education of staff in the wide choice of flooring applications and investment in point of sale for our new store is what we plan to concentrate on this year" says Sam Blacklock. “We now plan,supply and fit all sorts of commercial and domestic carpets and vinyl. Engineered woods,laminate and luxury Vinyl Tiles. We also pride ourselves on having one of if not the largest rug stock base in our area. We offer onsite parking at the front of the store so collection of carry out samples, rollends and rug purchases can be done with ease. Our future plans are expand our current opperation on Station road to the highest and the largest in the beeston area, taking on more commercial work and increase our stock holding so we can be, without doubt the best flooring company in our town”. Blacklock Carpets, 114 Station Road NG9 2AY Tel: 0115 922 2586

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Owned and run by the same Italian family since opening in 2003 Amores has seen an amazing transformation due to its popularity. What was a small sixty seated restaurant with no bar lounge area, has now become a chic modern restaurant with a continental feel that has doubled in size. The bar lounge area is a great place to meet and socialise, for a drink before and after your meal. Italians are known for their passion and flair for food our team of experienced chefs can cook anything to order, with an extensive menu serving classic Italian dishes from all regions of Italy our cuisine is simply some of the best you can have outside of Italy. An intimate meal for two a “get together” or “special occasion” Amores is the perfect place to dine and enjoy your evening. Amores Ristorante, 137 Station Road, Beeston Tel: 0115 922 4224

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Bubbleit provide IT Support solutions for businesses throughout the East Midlands. With their strategically located stores wthey are able to delivery fast, efficient IT Support, computer repair and Website development services to a large array of businesses and individuals. Visit one of their stores today and see how they can assist your business with a fresh new website, optimisation of your existing website or alternatively take a look at BubbleIT’s range of laptops and computers. BubbleIT also custom build computers to your exact business or individual needs, call the team at BubbleIT to find out more. BubbleIT. Web: www.bubbleit.com 69 Station Rd, Beeston Tel 0115 9224749. Also at: 2 Derby Rd, Wollaton, Tel: 0115 8493554 and 126 Melton Rd, West Bridgford, Tel: 0115 878 1958

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Panache welcomes you to beautiful clothes, internationally designed for the ladies that love fashion. Their superb collections include cruise wear, eveningwear and special occasion-wear. Panache is now stocking a larger range of smart casual wear. There’s something for everyone, whatever your style. They also stock shoes, handbags and jewellery to finish off your chosen outfit. Audrey and her team put great emphasis on customer service and will go the extra mile to help you feel completely comfortable with your choice. New stock arrives at regular intervals keeping the store fresh and new all year round. For your chance to browse their excellent ranges why not pay a visit and experience for yourself the warm welcome that awaits. Panache, 1 Stoney Street, Beeston Tel: 0115 922 5278

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Labels For Less would like to thank their dedicated team Janet, Gloria, Lynda and Gerry for all their hard work. All the girls have a friendly approach and can offer expert advise on all the garments and accessories available. You can come in and have a chat or simply browse at your leisure. Their shop is stocked with new designs every week. All age groups are catered for as the source of our fashion wear includes many of the top branded names seen at much higher prices elsewhere. Regular visitors to their Beeston Store have already enjoyed saving whilst being able to buy the latest designs. Pop along and have a chat with one of the girls you won’t be disappointed. Labels For Less, 60 High Road, Beeston. Tel 0115 922 2312

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As hairdressers you can always rely on the media and the world of celebrities to influence and change their colours and style. Robert Howe says “I’ve been in business in Beeston for nearly thirty years. I am pleased to say I have small but very strong team so we can cater for all styles and age groups”. Kelly has been hairdressing for fifteen years now and is pleased to be back with Robert where she originally trained. Keri also trained under Kelly five years ago at Lox Hairdresser’s. Both enjoy all aspects of hairdressing. “We have a wide range of services available from Gents five minutes colour services, Bridal packages and total colour change. We also have a great selection of retail products as well as a relaunch from Matrix at very affordable prices”. Visit Robert Howes at 2A Derby Road, Beeston NG9 2LG. Tel: 0115 925 0141

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Pot’N’ Kettle has been open since 2007 and is a very popular place for people to meet their friends and family or to escape from their busy life. “You don't have to take our word for it listen to our customers, enthused Suzi, owner of Pot ‘N’ Kettle. "The best value for money. I don’t know what I’ll do when every member of my family has a mug with my daughter’s hand print." Emma B "We have been coming to Pot N Kettle years and my son loves the experience every time. A great momento of our son’s early days. Highly rewarding". Dorota G Pot ‘N’ Kettle has recently been awarded a certificate by ‘The Best Of Nottingham’ for being officially recognised as one of the best businesses in Nottingham as it is a unique business, providing outstanding customer service. “We strive to make everyone's visit an enjoyable experience.” For further information please visit www.pot-n-kettle.com or click LIKE on their Facebook page. Pot N Kettle, 115 High Road, Beeston Tel: 0115 922 8029

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Enjoy a walk in the park, whilst taking in the shops and businesses at this end of the Beeston High Road, locally known as ‘Broadgate’. The area has plenty of car parking for easy access whatever you are shopping for.


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Kings Carpets is a long running independently owned family company. Trading since 1908 Kings has been long established as Nottingham’s leading Carpet and Furniture Retailer. Beeston is their dedicated furniture store, with breath taking displays of the finest furniture brands such as Duresta, Parker and Farr, Wade and Derwent upholstery. With their unbeatable price policy and easy free parking Kings is crammed full of top brand bargains whether it be furniture or carpeting. Go along and see for yourself, you won't be disappointed. Kings Carpets & Furniture, 129 High Road, Beeston, NG9 2LL Tel: 0115 925 8347

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Cable Cars were established in 1986 and are now celebrating their 25th anniversary. They have become one of Nottingham’s leading taxi companies providing an excellent service to customers new and old. They provide a safe and comfortable, 24 hour service from wherever you are to wherever you want to go. The dedicated team pride themselves on a prompt and reliable service with uniformed and articulate drivers who will ensure you reach your destination refreshed and relaxed. They accept all major credit cards with no pick up charge. Cable Cars, 154 Hgh Road Beeston Tel: 0115 922 9229

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You may be thinking more about a place in the sun at this time of year, but if you’re thinking of selling after you’re finished sunbathing, you should know that the property market doesn’t take a summer break any more. With 182 million detailed property views on Rightmove.co.uk* last August, you could be missing out on a lot of exposure while you’re away if you’re property is not on the market. Whitegates can prepare a property for marketing in just a few days and then handle viewings whilst you’re away. To find out more or to book a free market appraisal, please contact Whitegates, 156 High Road, Beeston Nottingham NG9 2LN Tel: 0115 922 2222 www.whitegates.co.uk Source: ABCe Audit of Rightmove.co.uk August 2010

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TV Chef James Martin will once again be entertaining audiences at Denby with two special Cookery Demonstrations on Sunday 2nd October. The demonstrations will be held in a special marquee in the grounds of the pottery at 11am and 2.00pm. Each performance will last around an hour with James preparing a number of new dishes. Afterwards ticket holders who would like to meet James personally can do so at the book signing in the marquee. Non-ticket holder book signing sessions will be held afterwards in the Denby Home Store. The latest book by James will be on sale in the Denby Home Store, and there’ll be lots of special offers. Tickets have just gone on sale and are £15 per demonstration (subject to availability) and can be purchased by calling 01773 740 799. Denby Visitor Centre is just a few miles from Nottingham with shops, activities and Pottery Beach daily throughout the summer holidays (18th July to 11th Sept). The centre has free entry and parking and is open daily Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5pm and Sundays from 10am to 5pm (please note that although the centre opens at 10am on Sunday, the Home Store and Factory Shop do not open until 11am). Denby Visitor Centre, Derby Road (B6179), Denby, Derbyshire DE5 8NX www.denbyvisitorcentre.co.uk Email: visitor.centre@denby.co.uk Tel: 01773 740 799

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WIN We’ve four tickets for one lucky reader! Just answer our simple question and send your answer with your name, address and daytime tel number on a postcard to: Breeze Magazine/Denby Competition 156C High Road, Beeston Nottingham NG9 2LN

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Outdoor Theatre Season 2011 Dust off your picnic blanket and hamper and come on down to Nottingham's Outdoor Theatre. Book now!

2 JULY - 25 SEPTEMBER STREET ART; CONTEMPORARY PRINTS FROM THE V&A NOTTINGHAM CASTLE A touring exhibition which explores the way in which street art has moved away from the painted wall into the medium of printmaking. It showcases both British and international artists, including Banksy, D*Face, Eine, Miss Tic and Swoon. Street Art is accompanied by a series of exhibitions, free workshops, film/documentary screenings and public talks. Exhibition organised by The Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

FRIDAY 15 & SATURDAY 16 JULY, 7.30PM TWELFTH NIGHT NEWSTEAD ABBEY Following a shipwreck, Viola is washed ashore in Illyria, a country where everything is illogical, delirious, and completely topsy turvy. It could all end in tears - even if most of them are of laughter. WEDNESDAY 20 JULY, 7.30PM PRIDE AND PREJUDICE NOTTINGHAM CASTLE Jane Austen's most popular classic "Pride and Prejudice" is brought to life and our very own Mr Darcy will make you tingle with anticipation!

13-14 AUGUST CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL FOREST RECREATION GROUND, FREE Experience the sights and sounds of the Caribbean - live music, arts and craft stalls, carnival parade (Sunday) and global market. 23 JULY - 3 SEPTEMBER NOTTINGHAM RIVIERA OLD MARKET SQUARE, FREE The Old Market Square is transformed into a seaside themed playground, complete with sand, giant paddling pool and fairground rides. This is the perfect way to keep children (and adults!) entertained during the summer. For details visit www.mynottingham.gov.uk/ seaside

5 - 7 AUGUST RIVERSIDE FESTIVAL VICTORIA EMBANKMENT FREE* Nottingham’s largest outdoor festival returns to the beautiful Trent riverside with live music, street theatre, global crafts and food stalls, arts zone and street fair plus Saturday night’s spectacular firework display. *Car parking charges apply.

FRIDAY 29 JULY, 6.30PM PINOCCHIO NOTTINGHAM CASTLE Geppetto the wood carver's puppet Pinocchio goes on a quest to become a "real boy" by proving himself brave, honest and generous. Performance includes song, dance and plenty of mischief making. THURSDAY 4 AUGUST, 6.30PM THE CANTERBURY TALES NOTTINGHAM CASTLE Expect music, laughter and tears as a cast of larger-than-life characters tell their tales of deception and redemption, magic and majesty, life and death. Oh, and talking chickens. Suitable for all the family. 22 - 24 JULY 2011 OPEN WEEKEND: COUNTDOWN TO THE OLYMPICS VARIOUS CITY VENUES Nottingham will be marking 1 year to go until the London 2012 Olympics with a

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30 JULY NOTTINGHAMSHIRE PRIDE FOREST RECREATION GROUND, FREE Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual festival with live music and performances.

8 - 11 SEPTEMBER HERITAGE OPEN DAYS VARIOUS LOCATIONS, FREE A great opportunity to join guided tours and talks and learn about the hidden gems in Nottingham. For further information on any of the events visit www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk


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l breeze appea Zero Carbon World is a pro-active UK charity dedicated to delivering a zero carbon society. “We undertake projects that reduce energy wastage, deploy renewable energy and change lifestyles accordingly; encouraging early adoption of these alternative solutions to produce direct benefits for the planet and our future wellbeing. Established in 2009, we rely purely on donations and community support. 100% of all funding received is fed directly into our projects in order to drive them forward and achieve our vision. We can provide pictures, interviews with the drivers and a map of the trip specifying all charge locations as well as arranging new additional photo opportunities you feel relevant”.

On Saturday, May 21, Kevin Sharpe, founder of ZCW, set off from John O’Groats in his electric blue Tesla Roadster along with EV expert David Peilow, both taking turns at the wheel. This was the first end-to-end trip of the UK in a production electric car. Completed in a similar time to that of a petrol vehicle, except their journey was completed with zero emissions. The drivers reached Lands End on Sunday, with stops to charge up using a combination of Tesla High-Powered Chargers and Medium-Power Chargers donated by ZCW along the way. This historic drive combined the Electric Tesla Roadster’s long range with the current National charging station infrastructure. The total 894-mile feat is estimated to have used no more than £20 worth of electricity. Electric vehicle owners can now enjoy the benefits of their cars as they tour Great Britain, and conveniently recharge while having a meal, using leisure facilities, or indulging in an overnight stay. Tesla’s High Power Chargers (HPC) delivers 70 amps of electricity, fully charging an empty battery in less than three hours, and “topping off” a partially charged battery in a fraction of that time. Complimenting the HPC network, Zero Carbon World, a charity dedicated to creating a clean energy future, has installed Medium Power Chargers (MPCs), delivering 32 amps, at several sites throughout Nottingham and Britain. www.zerocarbonworld.org Follow them on Facebook and join in the chat on Twitter @zerocarbonworld

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Important Facts: • 11% of UK’s electricity goes on the refining process of fuel. That means we could shut down 1 in 10 of our power stations if we didn’t have fuel driven vehicles. • We have enough electricity to run 30 million electric vehicles – now! • Average journey in the UK is 6.2 miles • Charging stations are usually sold commercially for £1,500 - £40,000 depending on the power level • Zero Carbon World have donated 15 medium power chargers to businesses nationwide • The electrical components needed for the donated ZCW MPC’s cost no more than £100 and can charge an electric vehicle faster than the government installed low power chargers that cost £1,500 • To donate to Zero Carbon World please visit: http://www.zerocarbonworld.org/donate Contact: Charles Roberts, Marketing Manager 07818 081 181 Kevin Sharpe, Founder 07958 367 914 Zero Carbon World Charity no. 1141347 Tel: +44 122 586 9439 Web: www.zerocarbonworld.org Follow them on Facebook and join in the chat on Twitter @zerocarbonworld


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An evening of fun and fellowship was had by the Inner Wheel Club of Church Wilne. Breeze catches up with their latest events... Several Members, Rotarians Husbands, Partners visited the Bakewell Pudding Shop in Bakewell to bake puddings. “There was so much laughter that some of us over filled our puddings. Whilst waiting for these to bake we had a lovely meal. Winner of the best shaped pudding was Graham Walker who was presented with a bottle of wine and a tea towel”. The May meeting was an entertaining night with Jane Ryan of ‘Hat Station’. Many of us tried them on which suited some but not everyone! In June they celebrated their big fund raiser night in conjunction with Rotary. ‘The Last Night of the Proms’ was held at Sawley Community Hall, with a ploughmans supper. A great night was had by all and after all the singing and flag waving most were left hoarse! Their Charter Evening was held in June at The Round House in Derby. A fantastic venue for President Pauline’s guests – a most enjoyable evening ending with a disco.

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Take a trip down memory lane at The East Midlands Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 1st October and Sunday 2nd October 2011. Breeze finds out what to expect... The East Midlands Food and Drink Festival is returning to the exhibition halls at Melton Mowbray Cattle Market. Now in its eighth year, the festival attracts thousands of visitors to the town as well as boosting footfall in the town centre. New this year will be their 'Vintage Gadget Roadshow', bring along your retro kitchen appliances and discover a little bit about their history from the experts. “We will also have a selection of our own museum pieces so you can take a trip down memory lane and learn how our grandparents used to produce fabulous meals without the help of food processors and appliances which we now take for granted. Remember the good old 'mincing' machine which clamped to the work topto produce mince meat? Forget 'Meals in Minutes' back in the day it would havetaken hours to produce a humble shepherd's pie! Come and discover more in ourRetro Kitchen. Travel even further back in time and discover 'Food Through theAges' with fascinating facts and a wonderful display of fare from as far back as Mediaeval England. Following the success of the Family Food and Fun Zone last year we will onceagain be featuring lots of hands-on activitiesfor children of all ages, foodtasting, competitions, pasta making, bread making and lots more. There will be a variety of activities for the grown-ups too including demonstrations from Linda Hewett of the School of Bread Making who will be showing us how easy it is to make

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bread. By mastering a few simple techniques you will be able to create all manner of breads. Many people are daunted by the thought of bread making, however it is deceptively simple and extremely satisfying. Come along and get to grips with the five stages of bread making and have lots of fun at the same time. With so many stalls you'll be spoilt for choice, aside from the legendary Melton Mowbray Pork pie and Stilton cheese, visitors can also enjoy Melton hunt cake, elderflower cordial, bison, Melton red beer, local sausages, cheese and a host of other delicious gourmet foods. Matthew O'Callaghan, chairman of the Melton Mowbray Food Partnership responsible for hosting the festival said "I am delighted the event is moving back into the town. We have listened to the town traders and people in Melton and believe the move will enhance the visitor's experience of attending the festival and will also offer them the opportunity to visit the many other local attractions." For more information visit www.eastmidlandsfoodfestival.co.uk


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Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a national charity and centre of excellence in training hearing dogs to alert deaf people to everyday household sounds and danger signals in the home, work place and in public buildings. Hearing Dogs was launched at the world famous Crufts dog show in 1982. Since then they have created over 1,600 lifechanging partnerships between deaf people and hearing dogs in the UK. There are currently over 750 working partnerships in the country. The Charity trains hearing dogs to alert deaf people to important household sounds and danger signals such as the alarm clock, doorbell, telephone and smoke alarm - providing independence, confidence and security, as well as valuable companionship. Hearing dogs alert their deaf recipients to household sounds by touching them with a paw or nudging with a nose to gain attention. The recipient then asks the dog 'what is it?' by voice and/or hand command and then the hearing dog leads the recipient to the source of the sound. For danger signals such as the smoke alarm, the hearing dog will alert the recipient in the same way, but when asked 'what is it?' the dog will lie down to indicate danger. The types of breeds they train to become hearing dogs are typically Labradors, Retrievers, Spaniels, Poodles (and crosses thereof ) along with some smaller breeds such as Cavaliers. The Charity has its own breeding scheme and receives donations of puppies to train

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from breeders and members of the public. Hearing dogs are easily recognisable by their distinctive burgundy jacket and lead slips, which helps to identify the recipient’s otherwise ‘invisible’ disability, bringing increased peace of mind for the deaf person. Deafness can be a very isolating and lonely disability, a hearing dog can offer a lifetransforming practical alternative to technical equipment – particularly for those deaf people who find such equipment restricting – with the added benefit of giving the recipient greater independence, increased confidence, companionship and a feeling of security.

FIVE KEY POINTS ABOUT HEARING DOGS FOR DEAF PEOPLE: • Hearing dogs are provided to deaf people at no charge • The Charity receives no government funding. We rely on the generosity of individuals, groups, companies and other organisations • Each dog is trained to the specific needs of the deaf individual they have been matched to, creating a life-changing partnership • It costs £10,000 to support a hearing dog through all of its training and placement with a deaf person • It takes 12-14 months for a puppy to complete its socialising training and a further 16-18 weeks for a dog to complete soundwork training. For more information on Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, please visit www.hearingdogs.org.uk


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large glossy leaves which last well into winter - an attractive blue flower spike appearing around this time. Preferring full sun, it will tolerate some shade, allowing you flexibility to add tropical drama in just the spot you need it. With its huge leaves, Paulownia tormentosa will certainly add an interest point to your garden. You must cut this plant down virtually to ground level every spring to ensure the largest leaves as well as to keep it in check. Looking to spice up your borders? Go on! - with this exotic bloom, Crocosmia ‘Lucifer'. Vibrant and almost sizzling red flowers grow on arching spikes above lengths of mid-green lush leaf. Needs a fertile, moist well-drained soil. It really does work very well from midsummer onwards adding a welcome intensity of colour.

With the summer progressing and the ever changing garden giving us different colours how do we keep up the beautiful array of colour that we sought back in spring? What about my flagging garden that looked so good back in Spring? Avoid that late-summer slump that befalls many gardens at this time of year by adding some striking plants to your borders. Scented plants, plants with height, structure, colour or even to encourage wildlife, try these..... Tropical trump cards Large leaves, vibrant colours, unusual blooms and a touch of the exotic in your garden - why not recreate that holiday feel? A palm is probably one the most obvious choices for that ‘somewhere other than my plain old garden’ feeling and Trachycarpus fortunei is the nation's favourite hardy palm (don’t neglect the ‘hardy’ aspect as you will lose your palm as soon as winter bites if it is not one of the hardy species). The Acanthus mollis can conjure up a jungle atmosphere with

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Reinvigorate your borders! As your borders start to become a little tired, pop in some vertical plants to add impact - they use the minimum floor space. Grasses start to reach their best around late Summer: Miscanthus, Stipa Gigantea, Calamagrostis and Panicums work beautifully with many perennials. Eupatorium purpureum has huge purple-pink puffs of flower reaching up nearly two metres! Superb for creating impact in borders. Eupatoriums are butterfly attractors and also look great if left to stand through the winter months. Verbascums are the ‘fireworks’ of any grass type border and have tall spikes which rise above a silvery coloured foliage. - requiring well-drained soil to thrive, and should self-seed. Rising well above two metres high producing an enormous spike of a yellow flower, Verbascum Olympicum is the largest of the species. Other spires to choose from include lupins, hollyhocks (Alcea rosea ‘Nigra' flowers a sumptuous deep blackcurrant. Red-hot pokers actually come into their own at this time of year, and are a real eye-catcher. These glow like embers when mixed with tall grasses, and is even more visually arresting when seen as a colour contrast with orange pokers sizzling when mixed with purple drifts of Verbena Bonariensis. Summer sees yellow, orange and red Daylilies create a colourful climax in any border - there are thousands of varieties. The South African perennial, Agapanthus produces huge blue blooms now and would be highly suited being centre-stage in a metal container in your favourite spot in the garden. Phase your plants So there’s no reason to stop enjoying planting your garden for even more colour as the summer progress - half the pleasure is in seeing how you can ‘ring the changes’ virtually each month as one species takes over from another and keeps your garden alive to the dance of the Sun. Enjoy!


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They are very proud of a long list of very satisfied customers and are widely recognised for their commitment to quality, exceptional service and professional approach to all jobs big or small. Gardens, if designed well, will add value to a property. Increasingly, small gardens in towns and cities are a much needed haven from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and should therefore be given just as much consideration as any other room inside the house. Glyn and his team with their vast array of capabilities can advise on just about any aspect of a project from ground works, construction, block paving, decking, fencing, lighting and water features to lawn-care, planting and maintenance. With the total package available from one place and with all their work being fully insured you’re guaranteed they are the perfect solution to your garden needs. “We can completely change the look and vastly improve your garden space, making it more useable and pleasurable to spend time in. You can be assured of a quality finish which will suit both your taste and budget!� adds Glyn. For more information on the services on offer or a free quotation call Glyn on 0115 9724 956 or 07980 236120. email: glyn@cutabovelandscapes.co.uk Website: www.cutabovelanscapes.co.uk

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Meet the man that can Roger Watson. “Many years ago at school, the careers officer assessed me and said ‘It is clear that you don’t want to work in an office’. So for the next thirty years that’s what I did! Then the time came to make a decision: Do I continue the treadmill, or do I do what I really enjoy? I’ve always enjoyed working with my hands, and I’ve always done my own jobs, whether it’s decorating, gardening, plumbing or building. There is nothing I won’t have a go at, and I love a challenge. Meeting wonderful new people is a bonus! Such a change from working with numbers in an office. Born in Kent, I came north from London with my wife and family, and love the better personal quality of life I have. In my spare time I run the award winning Lace Market Youth Theatre, giving young people aged 11 – 18 a chance to be involved in theatre, performing to the public and improving their confidence and self esteem. I’ve always got involved, whether it’s playing the organ in church, to helping with the beavers, cubs and scouts, to doing the accounts for the junior school PTA. I’ve also run the junior cricket section at Bramcote Cricket Club, and I ran my own outdoor and indoor cricket teams. I’m not an observer, I get involved. I love challenges, and as far as I’m concerned there is no such thing as a problem, only solutions that haven’t been found yet. Give The Man That Can a call 0775 117 3056 or 0115 972 3002

Gillian and Neil set up Vintage Bluebird Gifts and Interiors to create a sanctuary for the independent minded shopper. “We hope that the shop reflects this spirit and you find something to your taste and pocket”. The bluebird is a symbol of hope. Sailors would get a tattoo in port whenever they completed 5,000 nautical miles. One popular tattoo was that of a bluebird with its wings spread, positioned on the hand between the index finger and the thumb. If a sailor was ever in trouble the simple action of making the birds wings flap would send a message of hope to would be rescuers. Vintage Bluebird Gifts and Interiors is situated in a pretty courtyard within a grade II listed mill in the village of Draycott Derbyshire. A warm welcome and wonderful shopping experience are assured and Gillian and Neil would love to meet you. “We source a variety of vintage inspired gifts and home accessories from smaller independent UK suppliers; we stock products from companies with a strong ethical foundation and from companies with excellent reputation for quality. We embrace the spirit of the true independent stockist and fill our shelves with gifts and home accessories that are not usually found on the high street. We set our shop off with carefully sourced antiques from all the major antique fairs that will inspire you to make your home truly wonderful”. Visit them to see their range of tableware, lighting, clocks, cushions, candles, picture frames, hanging decorations, and sumptuous products for the bath and body. They stock ranges from Susie Watson, Retreat, Stoneglow Candles, Poppy Treffrey, Newgate Clocks, Heart of the Country, Shoeless Joe and many more, alongside products from independent crafts people. Vintage Bluebird Gifts and Interiors The Courtyard, Draycott Mills, Market Street, Draycott DE72 3NB Tel: 01332 873676


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L S Plumbing & Home Maintenance is a brand new business venture set up by Lloyd Spendlove of Chilwell, who having found himself being made redundant recently after 25 years as a Plumber, decided to use this potentially devastating experience as an opportunity to do what he has always wanted to do, which is run his own community based business. “I felt that the redundancy has come at a time in my life where, as my two sons are mostly grown up (incidentally, both of my boys were paperboys for over 5 years in the local area and went to the local primary and secondary schools so you may find you know us as a family already) my wife and I, confident in my abilities to successfully work in the community, could be brave and try to strike out on my own.” Obviously, as a fully trained and experienced Plumber, Plumbing is a staple of the business, however there are many aspects of Home (and Garden) Maintenance, that Lloyd can turn his adept hands to and on his new facebook page (search L S Plumbing and Home Maintenance) there are pictures of his work for you to inspect, including fencing, decking, and gravel drives, where you can see that there is a pride taken in the work done. Further to this Lloyd can easily handle most DIY tasks throughout the home. So if you have any jobs need doing, inside or out, from the smallest to the largest, please contact Lloyd directly on either 0115 925 5012 or 07887 997236

Meet Liam Webb, the proud owner of Maple Tree Care. “From an early age I have had an interest in the outdoors! When I left Friesland School I started an apprenticeship studying sports turf at a local golf club. I developed interest in tree work when working there. Unfortunately I was made redundant but this gave me a new lease of life. I applied for and was offered a job with a well known tree company in Derby. Going to Brooksby College and learning on the job attending various college courses I was adding more skills to my belt! Having been in the industry for five years and family and friends asking me to do tree work this gave me ambition to set up my own business. Six months ago Maple Tree Care was formed. This was a big decision but following various conversations with my parents I decided now was the time to make the move. I must say without the financial support of my parents this could not have happened. My parents say I was destined to work with trees having found me climbing them at a very early age. Some customers have commented I am young but I am pleased to say they are more than surprised when I have completed the task set for me. My team and I believe in 110% customer feed back. We do not mess around and we do not leave a mess behind! No job is too big or too small. All waste is recycled and we are fully insured”. Call Liam on 07860 725113

Ocean Counselling is running a ten week introduction to counselling Skills in September! This is a new counselling and training organisation based in Beeston. It is run by Mandy Scott and Caroline Stancer, both qualified and experienced Counsellors, Trainers and Supervisors. “We both have over ten years’ experience of working with a variety of different clients, and five years’ experience of training, which includes training counsellors right through from introductory to diploma level”. Finding a counsellor or beginning counselling training can feel like a daunting prospect and they hope by introducing themselves, they can help to make this a little easier. “We feel passionate about providing a supportive and nurturing environment and believe strongly that if people are offered focussed and non-judgemental attention then they can begin to grow and flourish. Our ten week introductory course will cover counselling theory, practical counselling skills and personal development. It could (subject to application and interview) provide you with the learning you need to take you on to the next level of Counselling training at Nottingham University. You may be wanting to take the first steps in counselling training, you may be looking to develop your communication skills, improve your listening in any role working with people, gain some personal development or deepen and improve your personal relationships. If so this course is for you and we look forward to meeting you”. For more information or to book a place call 0115 854 0068 or 07599 494032

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ARIES [March 21st-April 20th] Commitments, which you would not wish to avoid takes most of your spare time. But this, as you understand is only temporary. Partners tend to let you get on with things because of your practical abilities. Finishing odd jobs around the home is difficult when let down. You waste no time in making one decision, which is right for you.

CANCER [June 22nd-July 23rd] With love and romance high this month anything exciting could happen. Enjoying days that appeal to you marks the beginning of new ventures outdoors. Slowing down and resting when overtired does the trick and being true to your-self is pleasing. Strong and independent you let it be known that this is how you mean to go on.

TAURUS [April 21st-May 20th] No longer looking back you make plans to better your future. Aware of certain obstacles you take what is thrown with a pinch of salt towing the line and with a smile on your face. Cash owed could well be paid unexpectedly. Your pleased when a friend pops back into your life for a short time bringing special invitations your way.

LEO [July 24th-August 23rd] Pleased with the way things are going within the home environment you take on more responsibility of helping out if and when. Enjoying the company of others you make further arrangements regarding your social life. Slight improvement with finances is welcomed. Creative abilities are stretched when new and bright ideas come your way.

GEMINI [May 21st-June 21st] July becomes exciting when one small wish is granted. Finding time to meet up with those you haven’t seen for some time proves difficult. Any disagreement outside the home annoys you but you stand firm with your decision. Discovering ways to make extra cash is welcomed. Helping out where others could not is much appreciated.

VIRGO [August 24th-Sept23rd] Results of kind give rise for special celebrations. Days away with those close are enjoyed with other arrangements made. Seeing things as they really are regarding another person’s relationship opens your eyes then you wait for the right moment to say your peace. Psychologically you understand a family member much better.

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By ANNE HARBOUR Dip.Hyp. HPD. MNCH - Clinical Hypnotherapist HPD. Affiliate member of The National College Student & Alumni Guild. Member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy (MNCH) Telephone: 07845 405835 LIBRA [Sept 24th-Oct 22nd] Feeling under pressure you make certain changes in your life enabling you to complete one long awaited goal. Desperate for a break of some kind you make arrangements suiting all parties. You are pleased when a family gathering takes place and the day ends with less confusion. Loosing keys or items of value cost money.

CAPRICORN [Dec 23rd-Jan20th] With certain areas of your life changing for the better you plan ahead securing the future for all. Not able to be in two places at one time you accept some assistance when needed making life easier, all round. A change of scenery does you good when pressure mounts. Confidant you made the right choice celebrations get under way.

SCORPIO [Oct 23rd- Nov 22nd) You become the driving force when a loved one feels incapable of achieving their goals. Happy to help out you provide stability for another, which in turn helps you. Choosing items for the home may become confusing when asking another persons advise. With a change in direction you succeed in promoting some work of late.

AQUARIUS [Jan 21st-Feb19th] Energised and raring to go you make the most of July. Organised and more in control of your life you manage to bring together ideas and plans for the future. Some discontentment around is highlighted mid month when you challenge some else’s decision. Bringing together family and friends marks the beginning of a new chapter.

SAGITTARIUS [Nov 23rd-Dec 22nd] Going your own way and listening to no-one you accomplish what you set out to do during July. Keeping well occupied during the month you gain some treasured memories. Making short journeys irritate but are necessary in order to give some satisfaction to an older person. Trying new ideas out becomes a success for another.

PISCES [Feb20th-March 20th] Hidden emotions are dealt with unexpectedly. Speaking the truth to a colleague or friend hurts but clears the air with a better understanding of the present situation. Taking a sentimental journey allows you to see the future more clearly putting priorities first. You achieve more than you anticipated in love and romance.

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Each month we feature whats on in YOUR area and bring you up to date with the latest achievements and events of local people and groups. Why not send us your information - if you are a non-profit making organisation and you or your group have achieved something you’d like to share with our thousands of readers in our area or you’d like to let readers know about an event your group is holding, then send your information to: NOTICEBOARD, Breeze Magazine, 156C High Road, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2LN or email: info@breeze-magazine.co.uk

Please include any photographs Deadline for August 2011 Issue is 24th July 2011

HELP LOCAL LIFE-LIMITED CHILDREN AND WIN UP TO £3,000! Rainbows Hospice for Children & Young People is urging people from across Nottinghamshire to pledge just £1 to help care for the children, young people and families it supports by playing its annual Super Draw Summer Scientist Week 2011 lottery. Can you be a Summer Scientist and help with research at The Summer Super Draw – now in its fifth year – plays a crucial part in The University of Nottingham this August? raising the necessary funds needed to keep Rainbows running each year, Researchers in the School of Psychology and Learning Sciences and this year the prize fund has been increased to a total of £5,000, with a Research Institute are looking for children aged 4 to 11 years to top prize of £3,000. take part in studies about child development and learning. The big draw will this year take place on the July 29 2011, and tickets can be During Summer Scientist Week, which runs from the 8th to purchased until July 25 for just £1 each. The lucky winners will receive a the 12th August, children and their parents visit the cheque after the draw, which could be £50, £100, £500 or the grand University for half a day to take part in games that help the prize of £3,000 researchers understand how we learn and how our brains Jas Dosanjh, Lottery & Cultural Fundraiser at Rainbows, develop. As well as taking part in the research studies said: “The Super Draw gives you a great chance of children can enjoy a range of fun activities such as Fundraising success for winning cash prizes whilst helping to contribute to face painting and funfair themed games and partwo local charities the £3.8million we need each year to keep ents can find out more about the University’s The golddiggers would like to thank Rainbows up and running. current research. Breeze Magazine for putting their garden “Whether you buy one ticket for £1 or 15, you’ll This year, the research games include ‘Shape party event at 4 Steven Close Toton on their be making a difference to lives of the children, Snap’ which looks at how we learn to ignore notice board. The garden party was a great sucyoung people and families we support each distractions, ‘Do you see what I see’ which cess the little dancers were wonderful,the karate and every day.” explores whether children can imagine seewas amazing to watch, all in all a good day was In addition to the annual Super Draw, Raining objects from a different point of view, had by all and the best bit is they raised £1400.00 bows also runs a weekly lottery. Further inforand ‘Movie Makers’ which asks whether car“We are having a presentation evening at Eaton mation can be found at toons can help us learn Farm pub, Long Eaton on the Thursday 21st www.rainbows.co.uk/lottery. All of the studies will be run by experienced July at 7.00pm if anybody would like to come If you would like to support Rainbows Hospice researchers and have been approved by the along and see us hand over our cheques and take part in the Super Draw, please contact University’s ethics committee. “Young children’s of £1500 each to Derby Breast Care Jas Dosanjh on 01509 638 058 or email jas@rainminds are rapidly developing and they are conUnit and the Air Ambulance bows.co.uk. Alternatively, please visit www.rainstantly learning about the world around them.” said would be very welcome”. bows.co.uk/superdraw to buy tickets online. researcher Camilla Gilmore. “The Summer Scientist Week helps us to better understand these important processes and how we can build on them to help children learn. Children really enjoy taking part too.” 2011 will be the 5th annual Summer Scientist Week and many children return year after year. “We really enjoyed it all, I can’t wait for next year!” was the enthusiastic response from one of last years’ child participants. Around 300 volunteers are expected to take part this August. The activities, at the Exchange Building on Jubilee Campus, will run from 9.30am to 12.30pm, and 1pm to 4pm, each day of the week. Parents and/or guardians must accompany their children to the session. Advance booking is required. For more information, a description of the research studies or to book a half-day place, contact the Summer Scientist team on 0115 951 5316, or visit www.summerscientist.org

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NOTTINGHAM & NOTTS FUCHSIA SOCIETY 39th ANNUAL SHOW Over the weekend of the 13th/14th August the Nottingham & Notts Fuchsia Society will be holding their 39th Annual show at Attenborough Village Hall, Attenborough Lane, Attenborough, Notts, NG9 6BH. Despite one of the worst winters on record, they are still confident that they will put on a splendid show. “I hope you will be able to join us sometime over the weekend - you will be amazed at how versatile our fuchsias can be! It’s certainly an event not to be missed! There will be a Tombola, Book Stall, Plant Stall or if you’re feeling very lucky a Plant Tombola”. There will always be an enthusiast at our Demonstration Table offering invaluable advice on how to care for your fuchsia, nurture and propagate!


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WOLLATON WI Dressed in their posh flocks and hats, the ladies of Wollaton WI enjoyed their 21st birthday in style with 'Ascot Race Night at Wollaton WI'. With the community centre transformed into Royal Ascot, the ladies were given £5000 (courtesy of the Bank of Wollaton WI, St Leonard's Branch) in which to spend, spend, spend, with the person who made the most money on the evening receiving a prize. Owners of winning horses were invited into the Winners Enclosure to receive their rosettes and prizes. Four of the original members, Val Davis, Maureen Dodd, Mary Beardsley and Marjorie Scarborough were asked to cut the birthday cake. All in all, a fabulous evening of fun and friendship. Also on the evening we chose our charity for the coming year, Parkinson's UK. At our next meeting on 13th July the speaker will be Claire Lyons who will talk about "Women in Camouflage". Wollaton WI meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm at St Leonard's Community Centre. We have a varied programme of speakers, trips, clubs and fundraising and new members are always welcome. Occasional visitors may attend at a charge of £2. Further details from Eileen Kearsley 0115 9284800

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On the 29th July- 31st July this year Will Grimshaw, who is Beeston based, and three friends will be undertaking a 50-55 mile walk in France The Erewash Film Society for the Help for Heroes Charity. Hello Film Society members, Any visitor to Northern France or Belgium will hope you are all well and enjoyed leave the Channel ports and within an hour our last film Penthouse. We had an inencounter the silent white cities which dot the landcredibly infomative talk from Garrath scape. The cemeteries mark the last resting place of thouMark from Broadway cinema and all sands of men from these isles who gave their lives during learnt a great deal about 1930s the Great War. A sobering sight until you realise that many American film making as well as more have no known grave and are listed on a number of watching a very entertaining film. memorials in the region. Two such monuments at Arras and Thiepval include the names of over 120,000 poor The next film is "Grow your souls who left little for relatives to grieve over apart from a simple, engraved name. Own", a British film chosen and They have planned a route, the majority of which covers the famous WW1 introduced by one of our membattlefield of the Somme and are calling the walk, ‘In the footsteps of heroes past, for the heroes of today’. bers. For more details about the The route will start at the Arras Memorial and will finish at the Thiepval Memorial, which themselves commemofilm, go to our website at rate 107,000 men with no known grave. www.donisthorpeThese make up a portion of the men killed in WW1 who have no known grave, and the walk will be in their honour design.com/efs/ to raise money for the brave men injured fighting today. Monday 20th June from 7pm at Currently the funds raised stand at around £600 including donations/sponsorship made outside of the website, The Long Eaton Cinema. but they do really want to get to a minimum of £1000 if not more. If you can't make it this time, log For more information visit: www.bmycharity.com/memorialswalk on to www.gpc-cinemas.co.uk/ See what the cinema is showing for Summer Fair at Christchurch Hall Pre-School Lime Grove Avenue, Beeston the rest of the month. 9th July 2pm – 4pm Hope to see lots of you there. Entrance: Adults 50p – Children FREE Thank you for your continued support There will be: FACEPAINTING • BOUNCY CASTLE • KIDDY OBSTACLE COURSE • GAMES • RAFFLE – WITH GREAT PRIZES!! • STRAWBERRIES • CREAM CAKES & COBS Join us for a few hours of family fun!

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