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WELCOME TO OUR JUNE ISSUE… Wow! What a month! Yet again June has proved to be one of our busiest magazines of the year. I’m not sure if it’s the change in weather, or just that everyone’s summer events are happening at the same time, but it’s certainly been a squeeze to get everything in this month.

CHESSINGTON CHAT MAGAZINE Editor & Publisher: Sally Hawkins Contributors: Colin Punch, CDRA Beryl Gibson, MRRA Sarah Gray Catherine Sawbridge Sergeant Simon Baxter Editorials and advertisements: 020 8337 7041 75 Cromwell Road, Worcester Park. KT4 7JR sally@chessingtonchat.com www.chessingtonchat.com Printed by: Direct Colour, Unit 2, 60 Cox Lane, Chessington Industrial Estate, KT9 1TW. 020 8391 0011. www.directcolour.com Website: Paramount Website Design www.paramountwebsitedesign.com

JULY COPY DEADLINE:

Monday 12th June Leaflets for inclusion with this next issue can be accepted up till Monday 19th June. Disclaimer: Whilst all reasonable care is taken to ensure the accuracy of information included in CHESSINGTON CHAT, the publishers can take no responsibility for the accuracy of statements made by contributors or advertisers or for the loss arising from non publication of any advertisement. All information is correct at time of going to print.

And that means you are spoilt rotten with things to do and places to go during June and the start of July with countless fetes, fairs, festivals and fun days to browse, ‘Celebrating Chessington’ at Churchfields, The African Children’s Choir at The Kings Centre, The Supercar Event at Dunsfold Park, music concerts, horticultural shows, Dancing Queen at Epsom Playhouse, an outdoor cinema event at The Children’s Trust and much more! We welcome the following new advertisers: Blue Arrow Care p.5, Garner’s Funeral Service Ltd p.11, Lifelong Healthcare Ltd p.21 and Brain Bricks p.22. And bring special offers and promotions from: Cine Sanctuary p.6, Carpets 4 U p.7, Techgecko p.8, Shortland Sawbridge p.8, V.S.F. Ltd p.9, Garner’s Funeral Service Ltd p.11, Time For You Domestic Cleaning p.19, Hook Pre-School p.24, Taylored Room Solutions p.25, Chessington World of Adventures Resort p.29, The Optical Gallery p.31, Community Motors p.33, Tolworth Fencing Co. Ltd p.37, Synergy 81 p.49 and Elmwood Vehicles p.51.

Till next month.

Sally

INSIDE: A reduction in price?............................................................8 What’s on………………………………………..12-15 Surbiton Royal British Legion Youth Marching Band...16 The Supercar event competition……………………..20 Introducing Brain Bricks……………………………...22 Safer Neighbourhoods…………………….………...24 #MyBrave campaign………………………………..30 Epsom Playhouse competition…………………….….32 The June & July garden……………………………..36 Residents’ Associations………………………..….40/41 Community pages………………………...44/46/48/50 Useful contacts……………………………………….52 Local listings…………………………………………53 Index of advertisers and advertising rates………….54


Mondays The Rhodrons Club, Chessington 9.30am,11.30am, 5.30pm and 7.30pm Lia 07414 599909

Wednesdays St Catherine of Siena Church Hall, Leatherhead Road. Chessington. 5.30pm and 7.30pm Ella 07947 987134 Come along and find out more.

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A reduction in price? It is so rare this ever happens! I am happy to announce that from the beginning of April 2017 the cost of registering a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) has gone down! It has been £110 for many years, but the government has now reduced the cost of registration to £82 per LPA. A reduction of some 25%! Ministers hope that cutting fees will encourage even more people to take out LPAs, providing peace of mind for themselves and their families. To match this Shortland & Sawbridge are offering a special offer in June. We will reduce our fee for producing LPA’s by 25% too. See below for our reduced rates for the month of June only. Health & Welfare and Property & Financial Affairs LPA

Have you written your Will? We will help you take care of this important task. We are members of the Institute of Professional Willwriters.

Single person - Usual price £320 June only £240 Couple – Usual price £500 June only £375

Home visits at your convenience.

Registration fee is in addition to these fees at £82 per LPA unless you are in receipt of means tested benefits (when there is no fee to pay) or on a low income, below £12K per annum (when fee is halved).

Please call 01372 741418 or email wills@shortlandsawbridge.co.uk

Call now for your appointment on 01372 741418. Catherine Sawbridge

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We also prepare Lasting Power of Attorney and offer Probate Services.

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WHAT’S ON IN JUNE AND COMING UP IN JULY... Saturday 24th June. The Hook Fair in aid of 1st Hook Scout Group. 12pm - 4pm on the King Edward Recreation Ground, Hook Road, Chessington. To include the Great Scout Bake Off. All the usual attractions. For more info please email julie.findlay@1sthook.org.uk Sunday 25th June. London Buses Summer event at London Bus Museum, Brooklands Road, Weybridge. KT13 0QS. Enjoy displays of vehicles, free bus rides of local area, children’s entertainment, stalls and more. Tuesday 6th June. Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Adults £11. Children £6. Concessions £10. Family £30. Society - SW London Group. ‘Pakistan’s Railways’ More details at www.londonbusmuseum. a talk by Ian Wright. 7.30pm at Surbiton Methodist Saturday 1st July. St Matthew’s Primary School Summer Church, Ewell Road, Surbiton. KT6 6AF. Fair. 12-3pm. Langley Road, Surbiton. BBQ & Bar, Friday 16th June. Care Home Open Day at The Fircroft raffle, stalls, sports, bouncy castle and much more. Trust. You are invited to visit the 23 residents at Firs Admission £2, kids go free. Court, 370 Hook Road, Chessington for tea, coffee and Sunday 2nd July. Age Concern Epsom & Ewell cake anytime from 10am till 1pm. celebrate their 70th year by hosting the Golden Days Festival in Nonsuch Park in Ewell. This free event includes Saturday 17th June. Ewell Horticultural Association music from the 40s to date, great food, cream teas, Summer Show. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Blenheim School, Longmead Road, Epsom KT19 9BH. Free Admission - all vintage games, some unusual traders, exciting cars to browse, including an original green Epsom double welcome. Free parking, a raffle plus refreshments with delicious homemade cakes. Displays of - summer flowers, decker bus from the 60s, dog shows, competitions, a history tent and much more. You can find out more at home grown vegetables, cookery and floral art plus www.facebook.com/goldendaysfest/ or by visiting plants and garden sundries for sale. Fully accessible. http://ageconcernepsom.org.uk/golden-days-festival/ www.ewellhortassn.co.uk / info@ewellhortassn.co.uk Wednesday 21st June. Flower Arranging Demonstration Epsom Mayday Flower Club presents Robin White demonstrating 'Wooden It Be Lovely'. Also see competitive exhibits, flower arranging sundries & publications and refreshments. At Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, KT17 1UF. 1.30pm for 2pm start. Finishes approx 4pm. Visitors most welcome £6. For further information please contact Pauleen Moss on 020 8837 1318 or email epsommaydayflowerclub@gmail.com. Saturday 24th June. Hook Singers Summer Concert. 3pm at The Methodist Church Hall, Bridge Road, Chessington. KT9 2DJ. A varied selection of songs from the shows and other favourites. Entrance free. Retiring collection in aid of The Fircroft Trust. St Pauls Church Cream tea at the Parish Hall Saturday 10th June Tea at 2.30pm / Sandwiches at 3pm Tickets: £8.00 and includes a pot of tea or coffee, a selection of lovely sandwiches, delicious homemade cakes! All waitress served! Tickets must be purchased in advance from: St Paul’s Parish Office 020 8391 2362 or parish.office@stpaulschurchhook.org.uk Raising Funds for Church Electrics! Registered Charity No: 1163071 12

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Rowe Hall, Salisbury Road, Worcester Park, KT4 7DD Charity Number: 297571

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SURBITON ROYAL BRITISH LEGION YOUTH MARCHING BAND The Surbiton Royal British Legion Youth Marching Band is a voluntary youth organisation based in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. The band is made up of young (and a few silver haired) musicians who practice and perform in public throughout the year. The band has performed at many prestigious events such as HM The Queen’s 50th Jubilee, The Royal Tournament, The Lord Mayor’s Show, Paris New Year’s Day Parade, London New Year’s Day Parade and Rome Christmas Parade.

Paw Necessities Your dog, our passion.

Dog walking, sitting and home boarding Fully insured, licensed and DBS Checked We care for your dogs as if they are our own

Contact Sam for more information: Call: 07535 973794 Email: paw.necessities@gmail.com Visit: www.facebook.com/paw.necessities

PIANO LESSONS from professional and experienced piano teacher in Chessington. Vacancies for beginners to grade 8 for age 6 to adults. Friendly & relaxed teaching style with support given for exams, festivals and concerts if required. Member of EPTA (UK) & ISM. Contact Julie Cooper 0208 397 5655 or juliecooperpiano@hotmail.co.uk.

RNB ELECTRICAL SERVICES LOCAL ELECTRICIANS FOR LOCAL PEOPLE Chessington Based Business

Call Rob Cooke on 07931 750325 Free Quotations available & competitive prices. NICEIC Approved and Checkatrade backed business. www.checkatrade.com/ RNBElectricalServices

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The band was formed in 1965 as a boy’s only band until 2000 when girls were invited to join and they now make up over half the membership in the band. The band plays a variety of music from Military Marches such as Aces High and Blazeaway, film and TV music such as Thor and How to Train your Dragon to classical music like A Night on Bald Mountain. We are always looking for new members who would like to join the band and you do not need any musical experience to be eligible to join. If you’re between the ages of 8-25 and would like to join then please contact us on bandmastersrbl@gmail.com or contact us via our facebook page `Friends of Surbiton RBL Band’. We are also always looking for people with musical experience who may be willing to come down and help teach or even give guidance to our young members. Ron Spence Bandmaster

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CHESSINGTON MOTORCYCLES MOTOR CYCLE SALES & SERVICE MOTS, SERVICE, TYRES, BATTERIES, SPARK PLUGS, OILS ETC.

166-168 Hook Road, Surbiton. KT6 5BZ

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GIVE YOUR SUPER DAD THE GIFT OF A SUPERCAR SPIN THIS FATHER’S DAY there’s entertainment for the whole family – not just dad. There is also the Lexus LFA and a 4x4 course. Younger guests can have their first driving experience with Stay Safe Driving School (age 14 plus), take a fire engine ride or try the Mini Monster Truck Mania!

For the perfect Father’s Day gift this 18th June, look no further than tickets to The Supercar Event. Taking place over the weekend Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June, at the famous ‘Top Gear’ track at Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, this is the perfect gift to give your dad the opportunity to live in the fast lane – literally.

Family ticket (2 adult, 2 children aged 4-16) £30, adult ticket £12, child and concession tickets £8 if prebooked. For tickets visit www.thesupercarevent.com.

WIN A FAMILY TICKET The Children’s Trust is offering a family ticket to The Supercar Event on 24th and 25th June.

If you want to go the extra mile with your gift, purchase a once-in-a-lifetime passenger ride in one of the 150 stunning supercars. With rides starting at just £30 it’s a gift guaranteed to get your dad beaming without breaking the bank.

Just answer the following question: Which two manufacturers of famous Supercars have a horse in their logo?

The family event attracts more than 17,000 visitors and is expected to raise over £100,000 for The Children’s Trust charity. From helicopter and truck rides mini tanks and Diggerland to Caterham Sevens and hovercrafts,

Email your answer with your name and telephone number and marked “Supercar competition’ to: sally@chessington chat.com by Sunday 11th June. First name pulled out of the hat will win the tickets!

Providing Excellence Locally For 15 Years

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INTRODUCING BRAIN BRICKS Only £54 per baby includes: 

6 week course for one baby with up to two adults (1 hour sessions).

All courses are delivered by experienced specialists in child development.

Variety of learning methods are used to support different learning styles & levels of ability.

Complimentary hot drinks & healthy snacks each session.

Builds confidence.

Offers interesting & interactive ways to promote healthy brain development and to recognise the positive changes in your child.

EXCITING NEW SESSIONS FOR BABIES! NOW AVAILABLE IN DORKING AND CHESSINGTON Brain Bricks are unique courses for anybody involved in the care of babies between 0-2 years old. Child development specialists deliver these interactive and fun sessions, promoting good brain development and supporting positive coping skills that will stay with your child through to adulthood. Founder Carrie Bevins is a local Surrey resident who has dedicated her entire career (nearly 20 years) to the study of mental health, public health and child development 0-5yrs. Carrie is passionate about empowering families to make evidence-based decisions for their children and to enable confidence in all carers to effectively promote healthy brain development. Carrie used her extensive professional and personal experience to produce a course that supports the desires expressed by parents as well as public health objectives.

Courses are being booked now. You can view course details and contact Brain Bricks on www.brain-bricks.co.uk

Through Brain Bricks courses carers are given up-to-date, research-based information, empowering them to promote and track their own baby’s brain development… but don’t worry; nobody is expected to remember it all! Courses provide hand outs, additional web links and opportunities to discuss specific queries with specialists, ensuring something is learned by everyone while you have fun with your baby in a relaxed environment. 22

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Chessington Police Safer Neighbourhood Team Update Welcome to my June ward update. Unfortunately there has been an increase in burglaries in and around Chessington in this period where subjects have been trying to gain access through the front and rear doors of residential properties. Please ensure that all external doors are double locked and secured. In addition please ensure that all vehicles are locked and secured and all valuables are removed when they are left unattended. There have been increased patrols by uniform and plain clothes Police officers to locate and identify subjects responsible and as a result one of the subjects has been arrested and enquiries are in hand to locate outstanding subjects. Drug activity also continues to be a focus for the ward; planned activity includes uniform and plain clothes patrols across the ward. This will continue especially with the lighter evenings and warmer weather. There have been several successful interventions where searches on persons stopped have recovered drugs. A large amount of the ward activity is on housing related matters. If you suffer any anti social behaviour that is a direct result of housing please consider contacting the housing managers as they have a lot of experience and knowledge and may be able to assist you. Finally after a long period of being without a youth club in Chessington, I am pleased to report that I have been able to set one up. It will run term time only for years 7 - 13 at Chessington College and this will be from 6.15 8.30pm on Thursdays. You can contact the team on 0208 721 2001. This will be answered by a member of the team if we are on duty and will be diverted to voicemail if we are off duty. E mail us at Chessington.snt@met.police.uk. Follow us on Twitter @MPSChessington

LEARNING THROUGH PLAY Established since 1970 FOR CHILDREN AGED 2-5 YEARS HOOK PARISH HALL, HOOK ROAD, CHESSINGTON, SURREY. KT9 1PL *OPEN TERM TIME* *FREE FLEXIBLE NURSERY SESSIONS FOR 3 and 4 YEAR OLDS *FREE FLEXIBLE NURSERY SESSIONS FOR 2 YEAR OLDS (if eligible) (15 hours per week EARLY EDUCATION FUNDING) 9am-12pm Monday to Friday 12.30pm-3.30pm Monday to Thursday or 9am to 3.30pm Lunch Clubs 12pm-12.30pm Monday to Thursday 30 hours Offer available from September 2017 - please call for further information. ENQUIRIES TO OWNER/MANAGER: MRS.S.MCNAMARA ON 0208 397 5226 hookpreschool@hotmail.com www.hookpreschool.co.uk OFSTED RATING: GOOD January 2017 Registration No.131787

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AW AUTOS The Service that comes to you Servicing - Repairs MOT Failures (Free re-test) Clutches All makes and Models Vans, Light Commercial Classic Cars Bodywork Repairs Workshop facilities available too CONTACT ANDY WEST ON

20 Sherriff Close, Esher. KT10 8AT

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Reflexology is a popular and relaxing treatment which uses specific massage techniques to help improve wellbeing and promote relaxation. It is based on the theory that different reflexes on the feet correspond to different parts of the body. Reflexology may help in the treatment of insomnia, stress, anxiety, digestive problems, joint & back pain, fertility issues, respiratory problems, hormonal imbalances, headaches / sinus problems and more. Treatments offered: Reflexology, Hot Stone Reflexology, Mindful Reflexology and Chinese Foot Massage. All are provided in the comfort of the client’s home. Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology * AoR and CNHC registered * Fully Insured * First Aid Trained * Enhanced CRB Certificate Please contact Clare (07747 834060 day) (0208 241 7916 eve) or email solepurity@yahoo.com for more information or to book

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CHARITY LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN #MyBrave AT ANNUAL EASTER FAIR

Actress Emily Carey after completing her #MyBrave challenge. Credit Andy Newbold Actress Emily Carey launched a new fundraising campaign, #MyBrave, at The Children’s Trust Easter Fair in Tadworth on Saturday 15 April. The event, which raised over £10,000, pushed Emily out of her comfort zone by challenging her to confront her fears, as part of the campaign which calls for supporters to do something brave to help raise money for children with brain injury. Known for her role as Grace in Casualty (BBC 1) and set to appear in the forthcoming film Wonder Woman, Carey took on a series of #MyBrave challenges which were open to the 2,000 members of the public who attended the event. The challenges included climbing a 24ft climbing wall, a claustrophobic cave experience, holding a creepy crawly and putting her hand in mystery ‘brave boxes’ which were made by children at the rehabilitation centre.

The 13 year old actress who plays the young Diana Prince in the forthcoming Warner Brothers film, said: “I first became involved with The Children’s Trust when researching for the part of Grace Beauchamp in Casualty, Grace was to be involved in an accident and acquire a severe brain injury. I visited The Children’s Trust to meet families affected by brain injury and I was humbled by their strength and bravery. I am delighted to be able to support the charity in its work and be part of #MyBrave. Taking on a personal challenge to help raise money means everyone wins, and most importantly, the charity can continue its amazing work helping children with brain injury.” Every year more than 40,000 children in the UK are left with a life-changing brain injury as a result of an accident or illness. Specialist rehabilitation provided by The Children’s Trust gives these children the best chance at recovery. They confront some of the biggest challenges of their lives, trying to relearn the basic skills they lost such as movement, communication and feeding themselves. The Children’s Trust wants you to take on a challenge, and raise money for children with brain injury live the best life possible. Whether it’s a sponsored swim, abseil, or something totally unique to you. Find your brave, visit www.mybrave.co.uk for inspiration.

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EPSOM PLAYHOUSE

ELECTRICIAN Dancing Queen - The Concert

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Fri 30th June 2017 at 7.30pm Tickets £23.50

EXPERIENCED IN ALL ASPECTS OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS PART P. DOMESTIC AND LOCAL TO YOU

THE BIGGEST 70’s PARTY EVER!! Dancing Queen ‘The Concert’ is an action packed party show featuring over 2 hours of the greatest hits from Abba, Grease and the 70’s. This is the ultimate nostalgia night that guarantees to get you dancing in the aisles!

Tel: 020 8974 2711 Mob: 07929 786895

Relive the nights when Abba ruled the danced floor and experience the classic 70’s era in all its glory. With full costumes and plenty of glitz, this is the golden age in pop revived. Featuring the Abba classics Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Gimme Gimme Gimme, Knowing Me Knowing You and Mamma Mia, along with all your favourite 70’s hits such as Summer Nights, Car Wash, You’re The One That I Want, YMCA, Boogie Nights and Love is in the Air. Definitely not a night to be missed!! ‘Every song is an Anthem’ Glasgow Herald.

Win Tickets! We have two tickets to see Dancing Queen - The Concert at the Epsom Playhouse on 30th June. Just send your name, email address and telephone number marked “Chessington Chat Dancing Queen Competition” to: fmaloney@epsom-ewell.gov.uk by Friday 23rd June. First name pulled out of the hat will win the tickets! Congratulations to J Harman who won May’s Country Superstar tickets. Box Office: 01372 742555 Online: www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk

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KING GEORGE FIELD INDOOR BOWLS CLUB

Learn to Bowl - Free Coaching All Ages & Abilities Welcome CHESSINGTON HYPNOTHERAPY CLINIC Hypnotherapist, Psychologist Stress, Weight, Smoking, Phobias, Insomnia, Depression, Lack of Confidence, Panic Attacks, Exam nerves, Migraine and many other problems. Also regression and self hypnosis. Catherine Bayliss D.H.D.P., M.B.C.H. Principal of the British College of Hypnotherapy Established 1981

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020 8397 3146

Bar - Restaurant - Social Events Large Car Park FUNCTION ROOM FOR ALL OCCASIONS Jubilee Way, Chessington, KT9 1TR

Tel: 020 8397 7025 www.kgfindoorbowlsclub.co.uk

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JOB VACANCIES The Fircroft Trust is a local charity working in Kingston upon Thames with adults with a mental health problems and/or learning disabilities. We are currently recruiting for people to join our team at our residential and supported living service.

SUPPORT WORKER - 2 posts 37.5 hours per week over a 6 week rota (working hours range from 7am-10pm/9am-10pm sleep ins required) £16.088 after successful completion of probationary period £ 17,132 Sleep-ins £25 Sunday-Thursday £30 Friday-Saturday Annual leave 4 weeks plus bank holidays, pension plan.

SUPPORT WORKER - 1 post 24.4 hours per week over a 5 week rota (working hours range from 7am-10pm/9am10pm) £10,468 after successful completion of probationary period £11,147 Annual leave 4 weeks plus bank holidays, pension plan. Some experience of a care setting is required. You will be supporting service users with personal care, administering medication, domestic cleaning, laundry duties as well as being responsible for the general welfare and safety of service users, promoting their dignity, qualities, values and rights. You will also be supporting service users to access the local community and their leisure interests, hobbies, etc. You will also be expected to act as keyworker. You should have good communication, empathy skills and team work is vital for the role along with your positive “can do” attitude and commitment to the highest standards of customer service. You will also be expected to complete relevant training to this role. Two satisfactory references are required and a DBS check. The individual will be expected to pay for the DBS check which will be refunded after appointment. Application forms and job descriptions can be downloaded from our website www.thefircrofttrust.org or by telephoning 020 8739 1530 The Fircroft Trust Charity Number: 1167428


THE JUNE AND JULY GARDEN Lawn growth should slow down in summer, so mowing will need to be less frequent, and the cutting height should be kept higher so it doesn’t get that scorched dusty look. Only water new lawns that are not yet established.

Flaming June: as I write this column long before the month in question I cannot tell if this phrase will be laughable or prescient. However, as we move into summer, the weather will certainly become warmer and watering will be vital for plants in containers and pots, as well as young plants and seedlings, and new lawns, and vegetable/fruit crops. Deadheading is important to prolong flowering as well as improve the look of the garden, and keep picking crops and checking for pests and diseases. There’s still time in June to sow seed of vegetables and annuals if you haven’t yet, or if you’ve had failures, as the plants will catch up. Also biennials such as wallflowers, foxgloves, sweet Williams, verbena etc should be sown now, for transplanting to flowering positions in early autumn. It’s a good time to take cuttings of shrubs, perennials such as pinks, pelargoniums and fuchsias, and rockery alpines. Cuttings taken at this time of year are known as softwood simply because it’s the soft new growth; later in July/August it’s called semi-ripe, later still in autumn the term is ripe or hardwood. Taking cuttings is easy, simply snip a short section of non-flowering stem and pop it into a pot of compost, and keep it watered and located somewhere out of full sun, and wait for new shoots sprouting on top as a sign of root growth. It may be a year before the new plant is established enough to plant out, so pot on as for seedlings, and keep an eye on them. Some spring bulbs should be dug up – tulips & hyacinths, and any planted amongst other plants that you will be watering, ie in containers – while those that can be left in the ground are snowdrops, daffodils, narcissi, and bluebells. Spring bedding can of course be cleared away to make room for summer bedding.

If you are planning a holiday, plan also for your garden. Either arrange with a trusted neighbour to manage watering and pick crops, or plan: don’t have containers out at the front of your property to advertise that you’re away with a load of dried-out plants, or a load of gaps where you’ve moved them out of sight. An automatic irrigation system could be the answer if you grow a lot of crops, or have particularly precious plants, as you can use it all year. General reminders: Watering is critical for young plants and seedlings, and planted containers. Water daily to avoid bolting: celeriac, lettuces, celery, beetroot, radishes. Water frequently: tomatoes (to avoid splitting and blossom end rot), peppers, cucumbers. Recently planted shrubs, trees or hedges need a proper soak periodically during the summer. Crops to keep picking daily: tomatoes, courgettes, summer squash, cucumbers, runner beans. Crops to pick as soon as ready, and use quickly: lettuce, summer cabbage, cauliflower. Crops that will wait till after your holiday; most root crops (carrots, potatoes). Crops that benefit from feeding (ie liquid tomato feed): tomatoes, peppers, aubergine, courgettes. Watch for pests: snails and slugs will be less active during hot dry weather. Remove the eggs or caterpillars of cabbage white butterflies as soon as you find them. Wet weather may trigger potato/tomato blight, remove affected leaves and don’t compost these, and use up the crop quickly. Protect ripening fruit against birds with net curtains or set up a proper fruit cage. Greenhouses: keep vents open, and damp down hardsurface floors to prevent red spider mite. Ponds: top up falling levels from your rainwater butt, not the hose, to avoid problems with algae.

July is the month to prune roses that have finished flowering, ie shrub, ramblers, old-fashioned roses, except those that are grown for their autumn hips. (Species roses, hybrid teas and modern bush roses which tend to flower continuously, should be pruned only in early spring when dormant.) If in doubt check the label, or use the rule of thumb that you prune it only when flowering is over.

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RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATIONS Chessington District Residents’ Association Probably most people have seen the advertising hoarding over the underpass at New Malden on both the north and southbound carriageways. As a driver, the reaction may well have been surprise or possibly disbelief at such a bright, colourful, sight or maybe that they have been transported to an open air American drive-in movie park. Ignore the screen, and you can see it is made from metal of a subtle copper or bronze colour. Near the top of the walls either side of the underpass there is a matching continuous strip. Look from the roundabout at the back of the construction and you will see the outline of trees punched out in the sheeting. The whole effect is very artistic and quite pleasing. The question to ask, though, is ‘Is this piece of art located in the right place?’ Whilst there are other advertising hoardings further along the A3, around the Shannon Corner flyover, they are on the sides of the road and so do not distract drivers as much as this which is in the direct line of sight. Neither are they as bright and attention grabbing. When it was initially installed, there were complaints from adjacent houses regarding the level of light, and the brightness was subsequently reduced. One of our members asked various bodies about its suitability and safety including that the distraction could lead to lane wandering which may result in an accident. TfL said they had employed an advertising and planning specialist to develop it. An independent highways safety specialist was then commissioned to complete a road safety assessment which concluded the site was suitable. The planning application was then submitted to the Royal Borough of Kingston. It was approved after their highways engineers had made their assessment which did not raise any concerns regarding highway safety. The Metropolitan Police do not have any concerns as they believe it has been properly risk assessed. Also, as they and TfL regularly review accident ‘hotspots’, should there be any accidents due to this advertising, then it will be reviewed very quickly. TfL have had an advertising campaign regarding the dangers of texting, or reading a text, while driving. The main message was that it was the one text that made you take your eyes off the road that led to the accident. Is that very different to reading a bright, moving and changing advert when driving at 50 mph (or more) on a narrow three lane highway? A recent newspaper article said that a study from Brunel University found that roadside advertising signs have a clear impact on driver’s lane position and control. A study reported in the International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics in May 2010 using twelve volunteers found, among other things, that lane drifting was worse in the path of advertising signs. A questionnaire with 160 responses found half recalled being distracted by roadside advertising at least once and 22 % indicating they had been put in a dangerous situation due to signs distraction. This is a project which will put millions of pounds in the coffers of TfL. Hopefully money will not rule over safety. Note for the diary:- Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 29th June from 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Moor Lane, Chessington. Chairman – Colin Punch – Tel. 020 8397 2659 – www.chessingtondra.org.uk To receive a copy of our minutes contact us on Email chessingtondra@gmail.com

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MALDEN RUSHETT RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION With the loss of grants by local and national charities it is very important that as a community we support those people who need our help. We are lucky in Malden Rushett as we are a small community and the vast majority of residents are mindful of neighbours who are struggling, particularly the elderly. In particular those people who live alone may well appreciate a ‘hello, how are you today’ to show that someone actually cares enough to speak to them. Loneliness is a killer, particularly for the elderly and infirm, so please make sure your neighbours are alright. You can actually make such a difference by volunteering locally, if you have the time, in so many different ways to help others. Be it the local hospital, hospice, Age Concern or any activity where volunteers are absolutely crucial to the community, you will find it so rewarding. Still no news from Transport for London regarding the road junction and dedicated right hand turns from Oxshott and Epsom, I know you read this TFL what do you do with your time? I must plug Byhurst Farm in Malden Rushett as they sell the freshest eggs you can buy! I went to buy some the other day and bought them straight out of the nest. Nithy is the Manager of the B P Station and is a shining example of a local business who cares for the community around him by making sure that his customers receive the best of service even when they cannot get to the shop. He has a very well stocked M & S shop selling most of what you need from newspapers to wine and vegetables, plus of course fresh and ready prepared meals. Champions Timber can supply you with most things to do with wood, they are also a good neighbour and welcome in our village. A warm welcome always waits for you in the Shy Horse where Emma and her team will provide you with a lovely pint of beer and something delicious to eat, well worth a visit. The Star pub is also a very popular venue and will welcome you popping in for a drink or a meal. Chessington Garden Centre has almost everything you could possibly need for your garden and home. The Sedum restaurant serves a good selection of hot and cold food with delicious cakes, please give them a try. Beryl Gibson

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PLEASE COME and JOIN US BUCKAND WOMEN’S CLUB Meet at the Chessington Church Hall Tuesday evenings 7.30pm start New members very welcome Our June program is 6th 13th 20th 27th

Macular Society – Bryan Naylor Freeman of London – Andrea Cameron Afternoon Tea in Kingston Dame Maggie Smith – Steven Jenkins

For further information Jennifer Savage 0208 391 5362 HOOK ALLOTMENTS & GARDENS ASSOCIATION Our friendly allotment association was founded 50 years ago and is run by volunteers. We provide a wide range of composts, fertilisers, seeds and other gardening products at not-for-profit club prices to members. Membership costs £2.50 a year and our trading facility is situated next to the entrance to the allotment plots, just beyond the rugby club pavilion, at the rear of King Edward’s recreation ground, Hook Road, Chessington. Sun: 10am-12noon Feb till Nov. We currently have full and half plots available to rent. To arrange a viewing call John on 07807 300749

Chessington Art Group Thanks to all who came to our exhibition and voted for your favourite picture. The results of that vote were: 1st 'Charlie' by Ruth Leaver 2nd 'Sunset at Sandsend' by Margaret Russell 3rd 'Racing Horses' by Margaret Russell If you would like to join us and improve your drawing and painting we meet every Thursday morning 9.30 to 11.30 at Chessington Methodist Church Hall KT9 2DJ. and Thursday afternoon 1.00 to 3.00 at The Kings Centre KT9 2GZ. For more information contact David Savage 0208 391 5362 or on line at chessingtonart.wixsite.com/mysite

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THE EIGHT O’CLOCK CIRCLE LADIES GROUP June programme 1st - Day out to Bournemouth. 8th - "Live Art." A talk by Mr Alban Low. 15th - "John White-man of many faces" an intriguing subject. 22nd - New England in the Fall. Return visit of Major Paul Whittle, a very popular speaker. 29th - "Saving the Orangutan in Borneo." A talk by John O 'Malley. Now that the lighter evenings are here, why not come along to our club for an evening of interesting talks, to join us on our outings and meet other ladies. We meet in the British Legion Hall, 7.30 for 8pm every Thursday evening. Bring a friend. You can be sure of a warm welcome. www.8oclockcircle.webs.com Valerie Birch 020 8397 1256

The Flying Boat By Rod Romero Behold , the Flying boat A boat designed to fly It takes off from the water And ends up in the sky It cannot land on land There’s not a single wheel But it has a rudder And an aqua-planing keel There are not any lifeboats Some parachutes instead So if you think you’re sinking Water you will tread It moors up to the dockside And not the terminal So when you disembark The gang-plank is for all To a bollard it is tied So it won’t float away Chocks are worse than useless In place they will not stay

HOOK & CHESSINGTON WI To get in the mood for summer some Members recently enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the All England Lawn Tennis Club and visited their Museum. Our next meeting is on 8th June when we will be learning about the Costa Concordia Salvage Operation and on 10th June we will be visiting Jane Austen’s house at Chawton. We will be having a tombola stall at the 1st Hook Scout Fair on 24th June so do come along and say hello and have a go at winning some home-made produce made by our members. For further details please contact Sharon Cook on 020 8391 0723.

When the craft is loaded And ready to depart It’s towed out with a tug-boat And not a motor-cart The runway is not flat The waves are two foot high It skims along the ocean Before it meets the sky So if you need to choose To cruise or should you fly Today there’s nothing better Than a boat up in the sky

Surrey’s Favourite Outdoor Cinema Event is back! ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and ‘Bridesmaids’ are returning to the big screen on Saturday 1 July at The Children’s Trust’s Summer Screen event, which takes place at the charity’s headquarters at Tadworth Court, Surrey. The popular event, which will include two separate screenings, gives attendees the full outdoor cinema experience within the manor house grounds. Food and beverage stalls will serve Pimms and bubbles for the adults and tasty treats for the kids and there will be lots of space for picnics, plus children’s (and adults!) games, raffles, a photobooth and more. Doors will open for the afternoon screening of family favourite ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ at 1pm before the films kicks off at 2pm. The evening showing of the popular comedy ‘Bridesmaids’ (cert. 15) will open at 7pm for orders of food/ drinks before the film starts at 8pm. For ticket prices, and to book online, visit: www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/summerscreen


The Mayor of RBK came to visit INSPIRE sport Thank you to The worshipful The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Counsellor Geoff Austin and his consort Mrs Mayor Sheila Austin, who came to INSPIRE sport at St Philips School, Chessington to witness the handover of a cheque for £1038.89 which was raised in partnership with Surbiton Farmer’s market and Kingston Riverside Rotary Club. This money enables INSPIRE sport to continue until the end of the year.

Chessington & Hook Voluntary Care Scheme JUNE, a great month ahead The days are getting better and it is our plan to arrange another Outing for our regular clients who have shown an interest in these events. You will have soon received a letter informing you of the Outing on Monday, June 26th. If you wish to attend then it would be wise to let the Office know as soon as possible. Our transport arrangements can sometimes be stretched so we will hold a reserve list for late comers. The Venue is being kept as a close secret but will be one that we have been to on a number of occasions. I liked it! We have more good news in regard to our Volunteers, with two more seeking to help in the local community. We welcome Mary as a Duty Officer and Tony as a Driver. Mary was not put off by the tough task in the office, that of finding, for the client, a driver who knows the way to all the hairdressers in the neighbourhood!!! Tony will also have to brush up on those establishments too!!!

As we are a self-financing multi-sports club for people with learning difficulties, with an annual budget of £3,000, we think of collaborative and innovative ways to fund our programme. We have formed partnerships with Surbiton Farmers’ Market and the Kingston Riverside Rotary Club who give us opportunities and willing volunteers to raise much needed funds. We celebrated with a game of volleyball, a certificate and an Easter egg for all our members.

The number of people who need our services continues to grow. This is a challenge that we are happy to face each day of each week. It is our aim to take as many local residents to their appointments as is possible. We have been able to continue to get those members of the Phoenix Club to their meeting through the week. These we might call our regulars and it has been good to get to know them over the years. The Club have again been nominated by Waitrose as one of their monthly appeals. We really appreciate the help they have given to our Group on a number of occasions. If you need us or you can help us then call our number 8397 6298. We’re open Monday to Friday 9am to 12noon. David Rowbotham , Chairman (Still!!!)

Thank you also to Sandie Barker, Head of Development Special Olympics Surrey (SOS) and Daniel Wolff, gold medallist World Games athletics and SOS ambassador, who greeted the mayor and gave out certificates. Our next funding opportunity is a ‘Teddy Bear’s picnic’ at Thames Ditton Farmer’s Market in the George and Dragon car park, where we will be selling pre-loved teddies with their very own ‘backstories’ on Saturday 22nd July 9am-1pm. For more information about INSPIRE sport email: maggienorth@inspire-sport.co.uk For more information about Special Olympic Surrey email: sandie@sosurrey.org

David Rowbotham

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USEFUL CONTACTS

GENERAL Kingston Police Control Room (Non Emergency) 101 Chessington Safer Neighbourhood Teams 020 8721 2001 Chessington & Hook Voluntary Care Scheme 020 8397 6298 The Hook Centre 020 8547 6254 Hook & Chessington Library 020 8547 6480 The Kings Centre 020 8391 5522 Kingston Hospital 020 8546 7711 Thames Doc 020 8390 9991 Thames Water 0845 9200800 Gas Emergency 0800 111 999 Power Loss 0800 028 0247 DOCTORS SURGERIES Kingston Primary Care Weekend Service. Surbiton Health Centre Ewell Road, Surbiton KT6 6EZ 0203 841 9942 Sat & Sun 08:00hrs – 20:00hrs Walk in and wait or ring for appointment. Last appt19:30hrs Chessington Park Surgery Merritt Medical Centre, Merritt Gardens, Chessington. KT9 2GY 0208 739 1977 www.chessingtonparksurgery.co.uk

The Orchard Practice Orchard Gardens, Chessington. KT9 1AG 0208 397 9494 www.orchardpracticechessington.co.uk

Hook Surgery Merritt Medical Centre, Merritt Gardens, Chessington. KT9 2GY. 0208 397 6361 www.hooksurgery.co.uk

PLACES OF WORSHIP St Mary The Virgin C of E Garrison Lane, Chessington. 020 8397 3016 www.stmaryschessington.org St Paul’s C of E 280, Hook Road, Hook. 020 8391 2362 www.stpaulschurchhook.org.uk St Catherine of Siena R C 100 Leatherhead Road, Chessington. 020 8397 3971 www.stcatherineofsiena.org.uk Chessington Evangelical The Kings Centre, Coppard Gdns, Chessington. 020 8391 5522 www.thekingscentre.org.uk Chessington Methodist Moor Lane, Chessington. 020 8296 9344 www.chessingtonmethodist.org.uk Hook Evangelical Church Brook Rd, Tolworth. 020 8397 8909 www.hookchurch.org COUNCILLORS Chessington North and Hook Ward: Clive Chase clive.chase@councillors.kingston.gov.uk Margaret Thompson margaret. thompson@councillors.kingston.gov.uk

SCHOOLS Castle Hill Primary Buckland Road, Chessington. KT9 1JE 0208 397 2006 Ellingham Primary Ellingham Road, Chessington. KT9 2JA 020 8397 3864 Lovelace Primary Mansfield Road, Chessington. KT9 2RN 020 8397 3265 St Mary’s C of E Primary Church Lane, Chessington. KT9 2DH 020 8397 9597 St Paul’s C of E Primary Orchard Road, Chessington. KT9 1AJ 020 8397 3553 St Philip’s School Harrow Close, Chessington. KT9 2HR 020 8397 2672 Chessington Community College, Garrison Lane, Chessington. KT9 2JS 020 8974 1156 PHARMACIES Ace Pharmacy. 1-3, Ace Parade, Hook Rd, Chessington. 020 8397 4564 Boots Pharmacy. 4, Arcade Parade, Hook, Chessington. 020 8397 3793 Boots Pharmacy. 11, North Parade, Chessington. 020 8397 3072 Cohens Chemist. Merritt Medical Centre, Merritt Gdns, Chessington. 020 8397 1212

Andrew Day 020 8391 1946 andrew.day@councillors.kingston.gov.uk

Chessington South Ward: Patricia Bamford 020 8287 0689 patricia.bamford@councillors.kingston.gov.uk

Shiraz Mirza 020 8241 9938 Shiaz.mirza@councillors.kingston.gov.uk

Rachael Reid 020 8974 1779 rachel.reid@councillors.kingston.gov.uk

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LOCAL LISTINGS Alexandra Table Tennis Club. Mon eves. 7.30-9.30pm at St Georges Hall, Hamilton Avenue, Tolworth KT6 7PF. All players welcome. Contact Jane 0208 397 3115 Alexandra Blenheim Academy Table Tennis Club. Sat 10am till 12noon for 8-15 year olds. Blenheim High School, Epsom KT19 9BH. £4 per session including coaching. Contact Tony Line 07703 602552 Better Bones, St Mary’s Centre, Church Lane, Chessington, KT9 2DR starting Thursday 19th February, 11.30am. Tel: 0300 123 8086 email KINCCG.Betterbones@nhs.net Bowls - Surbiton Bowling Club, Alexandra Rec, Tolworth. Tues eves 5:50pm. David Lark 020 8224 2385. Buckland Womens Club. Tues eves. Chessington Methodist Church. Jennifer Savage 020 8391 5362 Chessington Art Group. Thurs am. Chessington Methodist Church Hall & Thurs pm at The King’s Centre. David Savage 020 8391 5362 Chessington Beavers, Cubs & Scouts. Meet at Scout HQ to rear of 33, Garrison Lane. Beavers - Mon 6pm to 7pm, Cubs - Tues 6.45pm to 8.15pm and Scouts - Fri 7pm to 9pm. See www.chessingtonscouts.org.uk for details or Email: info@chessingtonscouts.org.uk. Chessington Bowling Club, Church Lane - beginners juniors and adults welcome - contact Club Secretary 8397 6705 email: chessingtonbc@aol com Chessington Children's Centre at Castle Hill Primary . Stay & Play sessions, Baby Massage, Breastfeeding support, Family Learning etc. 020 8397 2006. Toy Library at Hook Centre, Tues term time, 9.30-11am. 020 8408 8927 Chessington Cricket Club. Sir Francis Barker Sports Ground, Leatherhead Road, KT9 2NB. 020 8397 9194 www.chessingtoncricketclub.co.uk Chessington & Hook United & Hook Youth Football Club. Chalky Lane, Chessington. www.chufc.co.uk. For Match & Training details call Andy on 07958 616829 Chessington Horticultural Society. Sun am 10-12noon at ‘the hut’ on the Moor Lane allotments. Chessington Methodist Badminton Club. Tues eves Chessington Methodist Church Hall. Tony 0208 397 3081 Chessington Methodist Women's Fellowship Pop in to our coffee Bar (Mon - Fri 10.00/1.00) for a programme and a chat with us. Sec. Joy Fogg 0208 397 2104. Chessington Youth Action, Reg Charity 1058965. 137 Church Lane www.chessingtonyouthaction.org.uk Corinthian-Casuals FC. Amateur football club for 418yrs at King George’s Field, Hook Rise South, Queen Mary’s Close, Tolworth. KT6 7NA. www.ccfcys.co.uk Friends of Shooting Star CHASE - Epsom & Chessington Sarah Johnson, Chairperson and treasurer 07921 774 191. Foc-epsomandchessington@live.co.uk Guides, Brownies & Rainbows in Hook & Chessington. Ann Fairhall 020 8391 4730 for details/ waiting lists. 1st Hook Beavers. Wed 6– 7pm, Fri 5.30– 6.30pm. 1st Hook Cubs. Tue 6.45 – 8.15pm, Thurs 6.45– 8.15pm. 1st Hook Scouts. Fri 7.30– 9.30pm. Surbiton South Explorers. Thurs 8 – 10pm. All meetings held at Group HQ, Verona Drive, Surbiton. Group Scout Leader Fergus Lang: fergus.lang@1sthook.org.uk 2nd Hook Beavers Wed & Thurs 5.15 - 6.15pm, 2nd Hook Cubs Tues 7-8.30pm. 2nd Hook Scouts Fri 7-9pm.

(cont.)Alan Cooke 0208 287 0276 or e-mail alanjancooke@yahoo.com 1st Hook Scout & Guide Band. Mon eves 7-9.30pm at 1st Hook Scout HQ, Verona Drive. Min age 9 years. Anne & Ray Bridger 020 8397 7525. www.band.1sthook.org.uk Hook Allotments & Gardens Association. Sun 10 -11am at the allotments at rear of King Edward’s Rec Ground. Hook & Chessington WI. 7.30pm every 2nd Thurs in the month. St Paul’s Parish Hall, 224 Hook Road, Hook. Sharon Cook 020 8391 0723. Hook & Southborough Bowling Club. King Edward’s Recreation Ground. David 020 8397 1294 / Keith 07906 576270 Hook & Southborough Cricket Club. Somerset Avenue, Chessington. Players wanted. Keith 07828 119552. Hook Singers. Fridays 10.30-12noon at Chessington Methodist Church. New members welcome, no auditions required. Variety of popular songs. Contact Chris Kemp 0208 241 9777. www.hooksingers.btck.co.uk King George Field Indoor Bowls Club, Jubilee Way. Open 7 days from 8.30am. Kevin 0208 397 7025 Kingston Association for the Blind for help and advice for the Visually Impaired, Mon-Fri 10.00/midday 020 8605 0060, kingstonassoc@btconnect.com, www.kingstonassociationforblind.org Kingston Cycling Campaign. For those new to cycling or those who have not ridden for some time with easy pace rides around Surrey. Email: rides@kingstoncycling.org.uk Kingston Rugby Club. King Edwards Recreation Ground, Hook Road. Seniors meet Tues eves, Minis on Sun 10am12 noon. Contact Graeme Maisey 07866 124282. Email graememaisey@hotmail.com. www.kingstonrfc.com Little Rascals Toddler Group @ Hook Evangelical Church, Brook Rd, Surbiton. Drop-in group for parents, babies & pre-schoolers. Songs, crafts, play, chat and cake! £1/family. Fri 9.30-11.30am (term-time) Rosie Pease 07736 424102 Mrs Bennet's Ballroom. Regency style dance. St Marks Church Hall, Surbiton KT6 4LS. 8pm-10.30pm. £5. 020 8391 1215. www.mrsbennet.co.uk. Old Kingstonians Hockey Club. Ditton Fields, Summer Road, Thames Ditton. Social club. Mens/ladies teams. Train Weds. Games on Sat, juniors on Sun. Georgina Perry on 020 8397 2367 www.okhockey.com Surbiton Arts Group meet monthly from September June. Monday evenings from 8 - 10pm in Surbiton Library Annex, Ewell Road, Surbiton. KT5 5AG. 020 8397 1050 Surbiton & District Historical Society. 020 8399 4473 Surbiton Floral Club. 1st Wed in month at Raeburn Hall , United Reformed Church, cnr of Elgar/Raeburn Avenue, Berrylands. 7.30pm for 7.45pm start. Floral demonstrations; talks; workshops & outings. 020 8399 8193 St Paul’s Mothers’ Union Branch. 10am every 2nd Tues at the St Paul’s Centre. Val Edwards 020 8391 2362. The Eight O’Clock Ladies Circle. Thurs eves at the Royal British Legion Hall. Valerie Birch. 020 8397 1256 The St Paul’s Players. Jean Harwood 020 8391 5133 West Chessington Childrens Centre. Lovelace Primary School. Stay & play sessions, Cook and eat courses, Messy Play and Welly walks. Jennifer Devane 020 8391 2145


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Chessington Chat June 2017 - Issue 121  

KT9's Independent community magazine and business directory

Chessington Chat June 2017 - Issue 121  

KT9's Independent community magazine and business directory

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