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Asda Bromsgrove customers give Artrix a boost Alison Huxley, Asda Bromsgrove’s Community Life Champion presented Artrix’s Director Hannah Phillips with a cheque for £50.00 in February.

The sum was awarded to Artrix on February 10, as a result of Asdaʼs Community Life project which supports charities and aims to make local communities better places to live and work.

of performances and screenings, the popular local venue has a vibrant learning and engagement programme which works with all ages in the community, in schools, colleges and youth clubs.

Every month, Asda customers are able to choose which of their local charities should be given money from the scheme. In November and December 2015, Asda Bromsgrove customers chose Artrix as one of their favourite local causes.

Hannah Phillips, Artrixʼs Director said:

Artrix is a charitable organisation and alongside its varied calendar

“Weʼre really grateful to Asda customers in Bromsgrove for nominating us as one of their favourite local charities. This money will go towards supporting our important work with young people in the local community.”

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Hello and welcome to the March 2016 edition of the Bromsgrove and Redditch Pages. Well February has come and gone and the changeable weather during the month made it seem like Spring really had come early but it also brought a few very cold and icy mornings, just to remind us not to get too excited !!. Looking forward to the Spring and a brighter future, yet more positive feedback and contact from local people enjoying the “new look” magazine and wanting to contribute with either new stories or advertising in the magazine and I can only take this as evidence we are pushing in the right direction to provide a valued local community magazine. We are always happy to try and support our local community, so all feedback and opportunities to improve what we are supplying is greatly appreciated, thank you and keep it coming. useful and don’t forget YOU can provide YOUR stories too ?. Wishing you all a great March. Until next month. Lyndon.

Magazine Editor - Lyndon Stokes Telephone: 01527 531382 or 07972 000843 Email: lyndon@bromsgroveandredditchpages.co.uk A Selection of Local Stories and Information: Asda gives Artrix a Boost 2 New Microchipping Laws for Dogs 9 Going on Holiday ? 10 Charity Abseil & Fun Runs 12 Spring at Coughton Court 16 I think I need a Wine ? 19 Support after Stroke in Bromsgrove 21 Whats on at The Artrix 23 Local News Notice Board 24 & 25 Spring Tips from Broad Street DIY 26 Need Help with your IT ? 28 Send the Rats Packing 32 How to avoid the hard sell 35 Whilst every care is taken to ensure accuracy, the publishers cannot accept responsibility for loss, damage or omission caused by error in printing of the advert. Adverts are accepted on the understanding that descriptions of goods and services are fair and accurate. Bromsgrove and Redditch Pages does not endorse any advertising material included within this publication. All rights reserved. No part of this publicaion may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form without the prior consent of the publisher.


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Following a mild winter at Coughton an array of spring colour has arrived early in the gardens here at the Court Easter is the earliest it’s been for a few years, falling at the end of March. From Saturday 26 – Monday 28 March 11am – 4pm we’ve teamed up with Cadbury’s again this year for Easter fun and frolics the whole family can enjoy. Join us for our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, an exciting outdoor trail around the Bluebell Wood here at Coughton. The Cadbury Bunny is causing havoc around the grounds and he’s taken off all the pretty daffodil petals. Families are invited to follow the petals and hunt down Bunny’s secret stash of chocolate!

Saturday 26 – Monday 28 March, 11am – 4pm, £3.00 per trail. Family Easter trail; with chocolate egg, outdoor games and take-home We are delighted to announce that the crafts.

Daffodil Society National Show will be returning to the grounds of Coughton from Sat 16 – Sun 17 April. Join us for a Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 celebration of this popular garden plant and admire the beauty of the English April, 12noon – 4pm The Daffodil Society will be garden in springtime. The Daffodil Socireturning to Coughton Court ety will be exhibiting hundreds of variefor their National Show, with ties of daffodils which you will be able to hundreds of exhibits, new view between 12noon and 4pm. varieties and experts on hand to answer questions. Our popular Jigsaw Festival is returning this year from Wed 20 – Sun 24 April, if you have any jigsaws pushed under beds or hiding at the back of cupboards we’d love to take them off your hands!

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Top comedy from Paul Sinha, lots of fun Easter activities and a performance by one of Ireland’s biggest folk stars are amongst the highlights at Artrix this March. Cara Dillon has a staggeringly beautiful voice and will not disappoint whether she’s singing Irish traditional songs or her own compositions. The original Manfreds are back on the road too and their line-up on 12th March includes some of the original members. Award-winning stand-up Paul Sinha is having to juggle being an uncle and being in a relationship and has lots of funny things to say about his daily quandaries. The ever-popular Mark Watson, often seen on TV shows such as Mock the Week, is also back for a return visit. During the Easter holidays, there are two fabulous family theatre productions. The Boy Who Bit Picasso is an interactive show for ages 4-8 including storytelling and music and there’s also an invite to Pongo’s Party with lots of fun, games and songs for youngsters aged 2-8. Films at Artrix Cinema this month include Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Big Short. Bromsgrove’s Theatre, Cinema, Live Music & Comedy Venue Website: www.artrix.co.uk

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From Spring Cleaning to the Perfect Spring Garden It is also time to prepare your garden for spring. Make sure youʼve got the right tools for the job, including a quality yard brush, garden fork and shovel, rake and the right loppers and secateurs for trimming branches and pruning small plants. Donʼt forget gardening gloves to protect your hands! Breathe fresh life into your home this month with a proper spring clean. Rather than dreading this annual task, follow the advice of Broad Street DIY and put together an essential cleaning supplies kit in advance. The job will be so much easier if you have all the right products and tools! Here are a few helpful tips from Bromsgroveʼs Broad Street DIY:

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Removal of duck feeding station to send rats packing “We are now considering whether the basic problem is having a duck feeding station in the vicinity of other park facilities.

Redditch Borough Council is seeking residents’ views on the removal of a duck feeding station that’s encouraging rats at a Redditch nature spot. The wooden feeding station, on Arrow Valley Lake in Arrow Valley Country Park, has come under the spotlight again after complaints about rats from park users have continued despite efforts to manage the situation. The chronic nature of the problem has led Redditch Borough Council to consider removing the feeding station altogether and residents with any views on the matter are now being invited to get in touch. The borough councilʼs Head of Leisure and Cultural Services John Godwin said:

“There are always going to be populations of rats in a semi-wild natural environment like a country park, but we can avoid encouraging them to areas we donʼt want them to be by not providing a reliable supply of food there.” A public information campaign in the summer, “Help the rat pack up”, encouraged park users to choose seed over bread when feeding ducks so rats would have to forage for food away from busier areas. However the problem persists.

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contact.centre@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk

Alternatively send comments to Town Hall, Walter Stranz Square, Redditch B98 8AH for the attention of Leisure and Cultural Services.

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EDWARDS Car Repairs Your Local Car Repair & Servicing Specialist We are a Family run Business which has been established since 1988 Repairs & Servicing MOT Work Welding to MOT standard All makes of Vehicles ALL WORK GUARANTEED

Tel: 0121 445 5414

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Vale Fire & Security Ltd. Unit 4 Brookend Farm, Brookend, Kempsey, Worcs. WR5 3L

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HOW TO AVOID THE HARD SELL If you are looking to have some renovation work done in your home, how do you go about it? Do you use the internet? Do you look through the local through your door or even from a canvasser. Whichever way you select a company you like the look of, you are open to what people in the trade call the hard sell. We have all heard of the horror stories. “The sales man would not leave so I had to throw him out” “He said I could have it for half price if I signed up now” “I will speak do my relief, but it is not over yet. Then comes the next onslaught, continual e-mails, luckily we can block them now, or even worse phone ringing day and night. What a nightmare. So how can you avoid this most of the time?

The answer is quite simple. When the company phones you up for an appointment and insist that both of you are there, tell them only one of you will be able to be there and you only want a price. The majority if not all of the hard sell companies will refuse to come out. Why is that? It is because the only objection they cannot get over is “I cannot make a decision until I speak to my partner” With Wood & Haynes this is certainly not the case, we will come to you, discuss your requirements, leave you with a price, no hard sell, no obligations, yes, we will follow you up as we obviously want you order but this will be done in a structured and sensitive way, understanding your situation and timeframes and certainly no pressure or “hard sell” from us. Want to know more or request a call, contact Chris at Wood & Haynes on

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as joining a gym - but a whole lot more fun! So the launch of a new community choir in Bromsgrove should be music to the ears for locals seeking the perfect opportunity to put a spring in their step. Got 2 Sing, an inspirational, contemporary community-based group of choirs, spanning the West Midlands, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire is opening its doors at Aston Fields Middle School on the evening of Thursday 14th April. Members train in vocal technique, harmony & performance. Choir leader Carrie of choir - we sing wonderful, uplifting songs, from pop to classics and musical theatre, in at least three-part harmony and put some movement to the songs to bring them to life! No need to read music or have any previous experience and no scary auditions so why not give it a try!” Carrie, studied singing at the Birmingham Conservatoire before moving to Liverpool to study Popular Music and Performance, has extensive experience as a singing teacher/vocal coach and is a performer in her own right. singing exercises our lungs, toning up our intercostal muscles and our capacity and we decrease muscle tension. It is also reported that there is a release of pain relieving endorphins - hormones which are also associated with feelings of pleasure - as well as the release of Oxytocin which has been found to alleviate anxiety and stress which may lessen feelings of depression and loneliness. Carrie added, “Joining a choir and singing together encourages a sense of community which creates a wonderful forum for fun, friendship and laughter. Surely there could be no better medicine or tonic?” Put a spring in your step and pop along for a free taster session. Got 2 Sing opens its doors on Thursday 14th April at Aston Fields Middle School, Drummond Road, Bromsgrove, 7.15pm for 7.30 pm – 9.00pm.

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Making Life Easier you’re Buying, Thomas GuiseifSolicitors “Lawyers you can to” Selling, Leasing or talk Auctioning Making Life Easier -ifLawyers you’reyou Buying, Thomas Guise Solicitors can talk to Selling, Leasing or Auctioning

Our residential property services include: • Sales & purchases • Remortgages LEADING FIRM 2015

At Thomas Guise Solicitors our goal is to make your life easier when it comes to buying, selling, leasing and auctioning residential property. With extensive experience dealing with property matters throughout England and Wales, we take the legal burden off your shoulders so you can focus on the other aspects of moving house. You will have a dedicated point of contact thatʼs always around to answer any question – no matter how small. And if you live far away or are unable to attend face-to-face meetings we provide a full legal report in plain English that highlights the important points of the transaction – so there are no surprises.

• Equity releases • Deeds of gift • Transfers of equity • Deeds of easement • Extensions & variations to leases We even offer fixed fee Conveyancing so you know right from the start exactly what you will be paying and additionally for the month of March we are offering a 10% discount on all conveyancing costs.

Please contact Kirsty Elvins: 01527 912912 Kirsty.elvins@thomasguise.co.uk

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Our quality services include: Driveways - block paving - tarmac(black and red) - gravel Bespoke driveways as required Driveway cleaning service available Fencing Landscaping ON ALL WORK!

FREE quotes and advice All work guaranteed Payment on completion Portfolio of work available Family run business established over 30yrs

See why we are “The Best Of Bromsgrove

“GJH Electrical offers a fast and reliable service at very competitive rates - nothing is too much trouble and I would highly recommend Gareth and his Team.” John, Bromsgrove We are social

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OVER 60 BEAUTIFUL FIREPLACES ON DISPLAY Open: Mon-Sat 10.00am-4.00pm Sun 10.00am - 1.00pm

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I was at my bank today waiting in a short line. There was just one lady in front of me, an Asian lady, who was trying to exchange yen for dollars. It was obvious she was a little irritated. She asked the teller, “Why it change? Yesterday, I get two hunat dolla of yen. Today I only get hunat eighty? Why it change?” The teller shrugged his shoulders and said, “Fluctuations.” The Asian lady says, “Fluc you white people too!”

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Curtains & Blinds

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The Complete Curtain and Soft Furnishing Service for the Ultimate Finish. We Measure your Windows Provide Fabric Samples in your own Home, and Fit the Completed Curtains

We are very Competitively Priced.. To arrange a Consultation call..

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