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WELCOME TO OUR JUNE ISSUE… As always at this time of year our What’s on pages are full of local summer fetes and fairs which we trust you will help support. As a mum of two I know first hand how much goes in to planning a school fair and indeed how valuable they are as fundraisers for our children. Of course this goes the same for our local churches and community groups too who all rely heavily on you popping by to see what’s on offer. So turn to pages 12-17 and take your pick. By my calculation you can cover every weekend in June and several in July too!

CHESSINGTON CHAT MAGAZINE Editor & Publisher: Sally Hawkins Contributors: Sgt Simon Baxter Beryl Gibson, MRRA Colin Punch, CDRA Catherine Sawbridge 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 deadline: Monday 11th 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.

There’s also a week of talks, discussions and activities at The Merritt Health Centre as part of Patients week so see pages 24/25 for full details of events. We welcome the following new advertisers: Parish Arboriculture p.6, Amalia Stead - Master Reiki p.6, The Lucky Rover p.10 and Merritt Patient Participation group p.24/25. And bring special offers and promotions from: Carpets 4 U p.7, Elmwood Vehicles p.11, Community Motors p.21, Just Lawns p.39, The Optical Gallery p.45, Time For You p.49 and Synergy 81 p.53. Our July deadline is Monday 11th June with delivery over the week commencing 24th June. Till then.

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INSIDE: Ken Dodd had the last laugh!............................................8 Keep calm, we’re still open for business……………...9 What’s on…………………………………….….12-17 Surbiton Royal British Legion Youth Marching Band...16 100th Surbiton Farmers’ Market…………………….20 Patients week at Merritt Health Centre…………24/25 The Life List. A certain chemistry……………………..31 Epsom Playhouse Competition……………………….32 Kids puzzle page……………………………………33 In memory of Edward Shortland…………………….35 Safer Neighbourhoods update……………………...36 Residents’ Associations………………….………..40/41 Community pages………………..…………..44/46/48 Useful contacts………………………………………50 Local listings…………………………………………52 Index of advertisers and advertising rates………….54


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Ken Dodd had the last laugh! King of Comedy Sir Ken Dodd OBD passed away on the 11th March 2018 at the ripe old age of 90. His career spanned 60 years and he amassed a fortune of some £7.2 million. Two days before he died he married his partner of 40 years, Anne Jones. She spoke with the press after his passing and said “I’ve had the supreme joy and privilege of working and living with him as a partner for the past 40 years. The world has lost a most life-enhancing, brilliant, creative comedian with an operatically-trained voice who just wanted to make people happy.” His ‘late in life’ marriage impacts the amount of Inheritance Tax (IHT) his estate will pay. Everything that is left to a spouse, civil partner or charity passes free of IHT. We do not yet know the contents of his Will, but if he has left everything to his wife Anne, the entire Estate will pass free from Inheritance Tax. If he had not married before his death……...the bill for IHT would have been some £2 million!

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KEEP CALM, WE’RE STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS.. Ashton Davis is a family run business, established in 1960 by Bert Davis, which over the years became a familiar feature of the parade at the Ace of Spades roundabout in Hook.

The company quickly grew from an electrical contracting business to TV and Video rental outlets in Chessington, Surbiton, and Ewell and in 1976 son Les joined the company to concentrate on sales and service, and now, some forty odd years later, from retail stores to online only.

Now an online business only they “virtually” stock most products, and store “actual" products in their distribution warehouse just outside of Portsmouth.

Les Davis (left) with dad Bert Over such a long period of time, many customers have become good friends, trusting in Ashton Davis’ advice and of course, that all-important service. Ashton Davis offers a wide range of Electronic Services. These include:      

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Ashton Davis want to ensure you are getting the right product to suit your needs, so before you hit “click and buy”, give them a call on 020 8397 3000 or email them at sales@ashtondavis.co.uk where they will be happy to provide product advice, availability, and of course, a friendly chat.

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WHAT’S ON IN JUNE and coming up in July... 0741382 3000 or Email: stpaulsplayers46@gmail.com See full advert on p.39. Sun 24th. Brooklands: On the Buses at London Bus Museum, Brooklands Road, Weybridge. KT13 0QS. Enjoy displays of vehicles, free local bus rides, Punch & Judy, balloon modelling and much more. Celebrating 60 years of the first production Routemasters too. Buy tickets in advance at 2017 prices: Adults £13.50, Senior/students £11.50, Child £7 or family £35. Tues 5th. Mid Hants Railway Preservation Society More details at www.londonbusmuseum. SW London Group present ‘50 Years on the Southern’ by Jim Collins. 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Sat 30th. Ewell Horticultural Association's Summer Show. Ewell Road, Surbiton. £3 with refreshments included. 2.30 to 4.30pm at Blenheim High School, Longmead Tues 5th. Surbiton & District Historical Society welcome Road, Epsom KT19 9BH. Free Admission - all welcome, free parking, includes a raffle plus refreshments with Mr Peter Stammers with an illustrated talk "Going to War in Style - the Roman Army on the March." 7.45pm delicious homemade cakes. Also displays of - summer flowers, home grown vegetables, cookery, photography, at Surbiton Library Hall, Ewell Road, Surbiton. Visitors craft & design and floral art plus plants and garden welcome – a contribution of £2 appreciated. Details sundries for sale. Details: www.ewellhortassn.co.uk from the Secretary, 020 8399 4473 or email: Email: eha_details@ewellhortassn.co.uk lenandmarilyn@virginmedia.com Fri 22nd & Sat 23rd. St Paul’s Players present ‘The play Fri 13th & Sat 14th July. Cuddington Beer Festival. Rowe Hall, Salisbury Road, Worcester Park. Over 40 isn’t over ‘til the dead man dies!’ 7.30pm at Hook & ales and 20 ciders. More details next month. In the Southborough Parish Hall, Hook Road, Chessington. meantime please visit www.scoutingforbeer.org.uk Tickets: Adults £10. In aid of The Pink Mile. Box office

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Surbiton Royal British Legion Youth Marching Band 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. 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 do this. 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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Champagne, celebrity and cake: Surbiton shoppers raise over £1k for children’s charity at 100th Farmers’ Market. Surbiton Farmers’ Market marked its 100th market on Saturday 21 April by raising £1,276 for Momentum Children’s Charity. Funds raised will go towards the charity's hospital improvement programme including refurbishments in the Sunshine and Dolphin Children’s Wards at Kingston Hospital. Momentum Patron and comedy actress Felicity Montagu – the much put-upon Lynn in TV’s I’m Alan Partridge – cut a cake to mark the occasion and helped draw the prizes in the Anniversary Raffle.

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Felicity Montagu cut a cake to mark the anniversary watched (left to right) by Momentum Trustee Hilary Paxman, Community Fundraiser Rachael Coleman and Chair of Trustees Jo Scott. Stallholders and charities joined market volunteers to raise a glass of bubbly at a special reception at Maple Road’s Gordon Bennett Bar + Kitchen. And along with Gordon Bennett owner Richard Sealtiel – one of the founders of the market – Felicity unveiled a plaque on Maple Road to mark the 100th market. Since the market first appeared in 2009 it has helped raise more than £60,000 for local charities, and won eight local and national awards including the prestigious FARMA Farmers' Market of the Year. Surbiton Farmers’ Market is a community interest company run by volunteers. For more details please visit www.surbitonfarmersmarket.co.uk, join Facebook at Surbiton Farmers’ Market and follow Twitter @SurbitonFM and Instagram @surbitonfarmersmarket. Momentum is the local charity supporting children with cancer or life-limiting conditions, and their families, in south west London and Surrey. Visit https:// www.moment-um.org/home/ for more information.

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Patients Week at the Merritt Health Centre 4th- 8th June 2018 Join us for a week of talks, discussions and activities. Specialist Consultants, Practice Doctors, Paramedics and a Nutritionist will join us to make this a week full of topics that can help us all become more healthy and aware of what will keep us healthy. Each session will have an allotted question time. Please come along to one, or more, of the following events, they are all free of charge:Monday 4th of June 1pm - 2pm - Meet and Walk - A simple, free and easy way to get more active, meet new friends, lose weight and become healthier. Wear flat comfortable shoes, bring water and wear a sun hat. Meet in the Patients room at 1pm. 7pm - 8.30pm - Women’s Health - Miss Zainab Kahn, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist from Ashtead Hospital will talk to us about women’s health issues. ___________________ th Tuesday 5 of June 10am – 12pm – Coffee Morning - If you are in the surgery, or just passing, stop by for a cup of coffee and a chat with members of the PPG. This will be a very informal morning. 7pm – 8.30pm – Diabetes information Evening – Do you have Diabetes or know somebody who does? One of our specialists, Dr Kumar from Chessington Park Surgery, will be speaking about Diabetes and answering your questions. Members of the Kingston Diabetes Association will also be present. 24

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Thursday 7th of June 10am – 12pm - Coffee Morning - If you are in the surgery or just passing, stop by for a cup of coffee and a chat with members of the PPG. This will be a very informal morning. 1pm – 2pm - Health and Nutrition - Find out how to achieve a healthy nutritious diet to help you look and feel your best. Nutritionist Suzanne Lawlor will tell us about ‘superfoods’, portion sizes and advise on nutritional content in each meal. 7pm – 8.30pm – Men’s Health - Mr Samer Sabbagh is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at St Georges and Ashtead Hospital. He will speak about urological problems including prostate cancer. ____________________ Friday 8th of June First Aid Drop in Sessions 10am – 12pm – Babies and Young Infants - Parents naturally worry about their baby or infant having an accident. Advanced Paramedic Practitioner Mike Briggs will be here to tell you what you should do in the event that your baby or infant has an accident or becomes ill. 1pm – 2pm - First Aid for Adults - Mike Briggs will tell you how you can help in an emergency and how to provide basic First Aid. Learn how to give CPR and use a defibrillator. 7pm – 8.30pm - First Aid for Adults Organised by the Merritt Patient Participation group Venue – The Merritt Health Centre, 60 Merritt Gardens, Chessington KT9 2GY

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Wedding car for hire Why not have a gleaming black London cab for your wedding? Very reasonable rates, no weekend surcharge. ÂŁ125.00 includes 15 miles, 3 hours and a bottle of bubbly in car.

Call Don on 07794 558124 or email londonblackcabweddings@gmail.com

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We are a friendly group of over 50's who meet up on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 10am and 4pm at The King's Centre, Chessington. There is ample car parking space and we are also on the K4 bus route. Ladies and gentlemen please don't be shy,why not come along, as it is free for the first month, to see if you would enjoy the chat, tea coffee and biscuits, companionship, varied activities and outings that are arranged. Regular weekly activities are: Freestyle Art Group (Tuesdays), exercises, Bingo and board games Other activities include: quizzes, crazy golf, curling, line dancing, snooker and darts. We are always happy to listen to the ideas of our members if there is something you would like to do. All of the above activities are covered by a monthly membership fee of ÂŁ10, which goes towards the cost of hiring the facility and includes the costs of tea, coffee and biscuits. Additionally, throughout the year, as well as our regular meetings at the Centre, we arrange several social outings. These can include; annual coach trip to seaside (free for members), boat trips, visits to garden centres, pub lunches, cream teas, ten pin bowling, visits to local attractions, shows, and pantomime. These outings would be partially subsidised by the club but paid for separately by members. If you are interested please come along or for more information contact....... Marjorie Hunt tel: 020 8397 2350 or Maureen Barney tel: 020 8287 01629

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Function room for hire at Kingston Rugby Club The function room at Kingston Rugby Club can be hired out for dinner & dances, wedding receptions, parties & discos. It has a fully licensed bar and well equipped kitchen suitable for catering hot dinners. The room is suitable for a maximum of 220 persons in a disco buffet function, or 140 persons for a seated silver service function. It has full disabled access with a brand new lift installed for anybody who struggles with the stairs. Cost of hiring the venue is as follows: Sunday to Friday – Hire of room — £250.00 Saturdays – Hire of room — £300.00 Booking deposit — £100.00 (non-refundable if the booking is cancelled or if there is damage/breakages at the function) The price may be subject to change depending upon the type of function and the length of time the venue is needed for. ie. weddings. Price confirmation upon booking. For all enquiries regarding the hire of the function room contact: Rachel Codd – mob: 07903 762 943 or email her via: petercodd@yahoo.co.uk

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“Really good function room for parties. Friendly bar staff!! And discounted bookings offered for a Friday evening.”

“Excellent facilities including a lift for anybody who struggles with the stairs. Suits all party and function needs. Would hire it again.”

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ISLANDS IN THE STREAM The Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Friday 22nd June at 7.30pm Tickets £23 Celebrating the Queen & King of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers…leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty! This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny’s charisma and energy with hit after hit including: Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You, Coward of the Country, plus the smash hit Islands in the Stream. Enjoy a superb score and supreme musicianship as we bring the house down with the ultimate tribute to two country music legends. ***** As seen on Sky TV ***** Featuring Stars in Their Eyes’ Kenny Rogers

Win Tickets! We have two tickets to see Islands in the stream at the Epsom Playhouse on 22nd June. Just send your name, email address and telephone number marked “Chessington Chat Islands Competition” to: fmaloney@epsom-ewell.gov.uk by Friday 15th June. First name pulled out of the hat will win the tickets! Congratulations to Gillian Hunt who won May’s Simply Luther tickets. Box Office: 01372 742555 Online: www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk

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HOOK & CHESSINGTON WI At Hook and Chessington WI our committee members work hard to organise some wonderful trips, both locally and further afield. Pat recently organised a trip to Highclere, the setting for Downtown Abbey. Good weather meant our members had a few lovely hours imagining how the other half lived. Victoria, our social secretary, organises the majority of our trips, with theatre trips and visits to gardens and museums a monthly occurrence. She recently organised for our members to attend a murder mystery weekend in Rochester. Our ladies cracked the case and also had time for some bird of prey handling and some chocolate making. Our next big trip is in September where our ladies will be off to see the Terracotta Army in Liverpool. If you fancy joining us and coming on some of our trips and outings we meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7.30pm at the Hook & Southborough Parish Hall, 224 Hook Road, KT9 1PL. If you require any further information please call our Sharon president, Sharon Cook, on and owl! 020 8391 0723.

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IN MEMORY OF EDWARD SHORTLAND thousands of people face when diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. Unfortunately, Pancreatic Cancer is usually diagnosed too late for much to be done to save the person’s life. For my Dad, he only got 6 weeks from diagnosis to passing away. Hannah, preparing to get Muddy! Nearly a year ago now, my dear father and business partner Edward Shortland passed away from Pancreatic Cancer. He has been sorely missed by us all, and as we approach the anniversary of his passing on July 12th we wanted to do something in his memory. Edward’s three eldest granddaughters Robyn, Alex and Hannah are all taking part in Tough Mudder Half on Sunday 8th July 2018 to raise money in his name for Pancreatic Cancer Action. Tough Mudder Half is a 5 mile course with 13 tough obstacles to conquer, and as the name suggests, it is all very muddy!

We hope to raise as much as possible for this Charity so if you would like to donate, please visit the girl’s fund raising page www.mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/ shortlandsawbridgemudder. We have chosen this fund raising platform as 100% of money donated goes to the Charity without any percentage being taken by the hosting site. Any amount you can donate, no matter how small, will be put to good use by this Charity to help with earlier diagnosis and treatment of this dreadful disease. Many thanks in advance for any support you can give. Catherine Sawbridge

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If you need any crime prevention advice please use the contact numbers and e mail addresses below and one of the team will gladly be able to visit your property and offer you free crime prevention advice. Distraction Burglaries. Please be aware of the distraction burglaries whereby thieves pose as officials to dupe occupiers of houses to Chessington North & Chessington South ward update. let them inside so that property can be stolen. In addition thieves may use the ball lost in the garden trick In relation to my last edition and the section titled Police so to gain entry to a premises. Merger update – I mistakenly entered the incorrect Go If the story given at the front door is unusual or Live date for the south west BCU merger. The date unexpected please think of your safety and politely should have read the 23rd May 2018 not as shown the decline and close the door, never let them in your 21st May 2018. I apologise for any confusion that this property and call the Police on 999. may have caused. Incidents and crimes involving sling shots or catapults continue to cause me and the team concern on the wards. These weapons can cause very serious injury to persons as well as causing very expensive damage to property. Please be aware that these are not to be given as toys as they are so powerful and dangerous. If you see any situations involving these weapons please call the Police and if you have any knowledge on the identity of the suspects please either call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. The team have been involved in working on the ward priorities as well as working to reduce knife related incidents as part of Operation Sceptre. It has been reported that there was an emerging issue with drugs around the Chessington South railway station. Uniform and plain clothes have been conducted in the area utilising CCTV cameras to identify and locate suspects who are involved in this activity. Uniform and plain clothes patrols will continue especially in and around the peak time periods to reassure the public and locate the suspects responsible. Vehicle Crime. Vehicle crime continues to be a concern and the team continues to maintain high visibility patrols in affected areas. There have been some reports whereby vehicles have either been damaged in an attempt to steal from or where vehicles have been broken into and property taken. Often the vehicles involved are vans where tools are stolen from inside, but there are also reports of cars having valuables from inside stolen. Please ensure that your van or car is locked and secured and that nothing valuable is inside when you leave it, this includes power tools and sat nav systems.

Examples are not exhaustive but include the methods below. Bogus officials posing as water workers. Bogus Police officers requesting residents requested to attend the bank and withdraw cash. The Police will never make any requests for money. If you have an incident whereby you are asked to attend a bank to withdraw money and this is either unexpected, or bogus or if the costs are over and above the price agreed please call the Police on 999. E mailed links can be used by unscrupulous people so always manually enter the details of the website you want and never click on a link unless you know it’s from a trustworthy source. Knife Crime. The Met strategy for dealing with knife crime is Operation Sceptre. This covers several strands; your local Police team has been involved in several of these strands and as a result knife crime is Chessington is very low. Activity for this period has been undertaken as below:; Weapon sweeps - Churchfields, Francis Barker, Bullwhips, Woodgate area. Youth engagement – engagement with the young people at Chessington Community College. SNT patrols – foot patrols on the wards

Police Merger Update. The south west BCU will be created and implemented on the 23rd May and by the time you read this publication you should have noticed the new SW borough letters on our epaulettes. If you have any concerns about this merger please come and speak with the team at our regular contact points which are published on the Burglaries. I am pleased to report that Burglaries are still relatively internet on www.met.police.co.uk website. Just enter your postcode and you will find your ward or you can low in this period., however there have been a few enter your ward directly into the search field of the site. reports whereby thieves have accessed the property from the rear and have then searched the property Chessington Fun Day. before taking belongings from inside. Please take some The team are all involved in the Chessington fun day time to review your home security consider fitting which is being held at Churchfields on the 31st May. external dawn to dusk night lights or sensor lights. Please pop down and say hello to your local Police Always ensure that your property is secured when you team or go for a ride in the Zorbs. leave it and windows are closed; remain vigilant and report all suspicious activity to the Police. 36

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Ward Panel The dates of future ward panel meetings are; 13th June, 12th September, 5th December 2018 at 7pm at the Safari Hotel, Chessington. If you are a resident or work in the area and want to be involved in the local decision making process on Policing Chessington you are very welcome to attend. Neighbourhood Watch Neighbourhood Watch is a way of the Police communicating fast time messages on crimes. If you would like to receive these e mails please e mail me using the details at the bottom of the page. Contact Details. Emergency please call Police on 999. Non emergency call 101. Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 Alternatively you can contact the team on the following numbers and via Twitter. Chessington North and Hook - 07342 713970 Chessington.snt@met.police.uk @ChessingtonN Chessington South - 0208 721 2001 Chessingtonsouth.snt@met.police.uk @ChessingtonS Simon Baxter Ward Sergeant: Chessington North, Chessington South, Tolworth & Hook Rise wards.

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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) 30 hours Offer now available 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 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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RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATIONS Chessington District Residents’ Association Our AGM is being held on Thursday 21st of June, 7.30pm at Chessington Methodist Church Hall. Our Guest Speaker is Chief Superintendent Sally Benatar, the Borough Police Commander. She will explain why The Metropolitan Police across London are being reorganised. It is partly in response to the Government making cuts to the Police budget, and partly because all major organisations need to continually review, and if necessary, change their work priorities to ensure that they are operating at maximum efficiency. The Police are now making the best use of the whole range of new technology available. For example in future each Police officer will be equipped with a tablet computer to ensure good communication and access to information. The planning for change has been, as we would expect, meticulous! Kingston is one of the safest Boroughs in London and Chessington and Hook are the safest wards with the lowest crime rate in Kingston. Let’s all contribute to keeping it that way. It is important that as residents we understand what is happening, so as to take advantage of the new way of working and be able to do our bit to make it a great success. We hope that you will come to this very important meeting. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Underneath the railway bridge at Chessington North station, on the right hand side when walking towards North Parade, a number of pigeons have been roosting and nesting for a long time. The edge of the pavement beneath is frequently covered in their droppings, which, apart from looking unsightly, is also unhygienic. There are also a couple of dead birds behind the mesh. Since February this year, we have regularly contacted Network Rail regarding this, as the problem is theirs, even asking them for a meeting on site to show them the mess and discuss a solution. The Waste and Street Cleaning department of our council regularly visit to clean the area. They offered to meet us to discuss the problem, but we declined. We did not want to waste their time because the problem was not of their making and without Network Rail attending, no satisfactory conclusion could be reached. They have also contacted Network Rail to discuss the problem, but with no response. The bridge on the other side of the station, over Moor Lane, does not have such a problem as solid timber sheeting has been fitted and not open mesh, as in Bridge Road. Even this is not perfect as on one side of the road the sheeting is open at the ends allowing the birds access. At the beginning of April, Network Rail advised us that money had been allocated to install mesh to help stop the pigeons roosting, however, they were waiting for a planned date for when the works will take place. At the beginning of May we asked if they have been advised of a start date. We are still awaiting a reply. It will be interesting to see if replacing the existing mesh with another mesh, rather than solid sheeting, will solve the problem. Chairman – Colin Punch – Tel. 020 8397 2659 – www.chessingtondra.org.uk To receive a copy of our minutes contact us on e-mail chessingtondra@gmail.com

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MALDEN RUSHETT RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION At Byhurst Farm spring is really springing with the welcome birth of lamb triplets who are growing bigger and stronger every day and keeping mum busy. Two young pigs have also arrived on the farm and are making themselves at home by doing what pigs do and making as much mess as possible. The ponies/horses are enjoying the sunshine by taking it in turns to gallop with each other around the fields. It is wonderful to see animals leading a good standard of life. You can only continue to care for domestic farm animals, walk your dog in the countryside and maintain good living conditions for wildlife if you have the land to support it. The retention of greenbelt land is vital to support these animals and must not be lost to greedy developers who have knowingly purchased greenbelt at a knock down price in the hope to get planning permission to concrete over it for short term gain. The local elections are now over and done with and the elected councillors are celebrating. As a residents’ association we are non-political and are more than happy to work with any councillor whatever political party they represent for the good of our residents. We are concerned at having no pedestrian crossing over ‘The Star’ end of Malden Rushett for pedestrians to cross safely. Recently, the bollards in the middle of the A243 (the only remotely safe place to cross to and from Ashtead woods and to the bus stop to Leatherhead) have been knocked down and have not been replaced in the middle of the road. Once again, there is uncertainty regarding who is responsible for the bollards because of the involvement of three authorities: Kingston Council, Surrey County Council and Transport for London. This really must be made more practical so that the responsible authority can be identified without us being pushed from pillar to post when reporting issues. The MRRA listens to our residents regarding local issues and that is why on Tuesday the 19th June from 7.30pm, we will be holding a ‘social’ drop-in evening for our residents at the Shy Horse pub. All our residents are invited to come along and socialise with our committee and other residents. An informal time to share with neighbours who you might not see very often, and maybe even share a bit of a gossip! Hopefully the good weather will continue for us, it is hard to believe that Derby Day is once again upon us. In other news Chessington World of Adventures are expecting a new family of tigers and Chessington Garden Centre is staging a summer pantomime for the children in a big top (us adults too I suspect). Follow the MRRA on our Facebook page: https:// fb.me/MaldenRushettResidentsAssociation Beryl Gibson. Chairman - MRRA email: bfors@outlook.com - tel: 0775 1024358

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COMMUNITY PAGES You are invited to a fundraising Faulty Towers Dining Experience Saturday 23rd June 2018 Experience the chaos ... Join us for a fully immersive experience at our fundraising Faulty Towers Dining Experience. Chaos greets audiences as you walk through the door and you become diners in the infamous 'Faulty' restaurant being served a 3 course meal by Basil, Sybil and Manuel. Expect lashings of laughter, bowls full of spontaneity and as much audience participation as individual audience members want. 70% of the show is improvised so no two performances are ever the same. Where? A secret Faulty Towers location very near to Ewell. (Revealed on 1st June) Saturday 23rd June. Doors open @ 6.30pm for a 2 hour show, 3 course meal and then music & dancing. Tickets are £59 and selling out fast. "A two hour eat, drink and laugh sensation." The Daily Telegraph

"A smash hit .. hilariously bonkers." Edinburgh Evening News "Food snortingly funny." Australian Stage

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CHESSINGTON & HOOK VOLUNTARY CARE SCHEME - JUNE NEWSLETTER Hello from your very hot Chairman, Some time in the coming days we are meeting up to perhaps celebrate such lovely hot weather. This article will be read just before we have got together for our Social. This will be a great opportunity to meet up with some friends and also meet a number of our Volunteers. This will be the first of just two this year but we trust that however they fall you will enjoy the meal and entertainment. I have a need to look at what our Care Group offer in free service to the Chessington and Hook community. In looking now at my own situation I have myself to see just how they can help. It is not always possible to get someone to help in taking me to an appointment. Care are just the people to call on in this instance. They usually have a driver to take you to any part of the Borough or even beyond.( Sat Navs are optional). Give us 48 hours notice and they will be there. Shopping is something I have done for years but now it is good to know there is a person who can help. (On-Line shopping is not for us.) The friends that I have are really great, especially if your family are many miles away. Care have several women and men who can do a visit to your home and have a chat. It has been our policy to ensure all volunteers are checked with the Debarring Scheme when they deal with some who would be vulnerable adults. I have just realised overnight that I have turned into such a ‘one’!!! I used to be handy with my jobs around the home but now certain things look like mountains to me. We have a number of people who can ‘fix it’ so give Care a call for that small job. Just what is a small job? “How does a one armed person change a light bulb? They take it back to the Store.”--------- We can do that too! There you have it, I am now ready to serve the Community but as part of that Community I have someone who can help me in my needs too. You may in the future thank me but I too will be able to thank this group of dedicated women and men. Care are at the Hook Centre from Monday to Friday the times are from 9am to 12noon and the Telephone is 8397 6298. See you at the Do. David Rowbotham


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Chessington Art Group We are holding our annual exhibition at The Methodist Church Hall on Saturday 16th June 10 am until 4 pm Come along and see our work. All are welcome, admission is free and refreshments are available. For our normal painting sessions 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 Enquiries to D savage 020 8391 5362 Or view us on line at chessingtonart.wixsite.com/mysite

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JUNE PROGRAMME 7th - Scotland the Beautiful, Miss G Law will bring to life details of this beautiful country from the "Lowlands" to the "Highlands." 14th - "Oh for a Slice of Naughty but Nice" Mrs Kate McBain will give a demonstration on making a special cake. 21st - "How did we win the Battle of Britain?" A talk by Mr Peter Stammers on this historic moment. 28th - "What the Bride Wore." Dinah Warnock will give a talk on this rather topical subject. 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 valeriebirch133@hotmail.com Valerie Birch 020 8397 1256

HOOK ALLOTMENTS & GARDENS ASSOCIATION Our friendly allotment association was founded over 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 We currently have full and half plots available to rent. To arrange a viewing call John on 07807 300749 .

International Youth Arts Festival Celebrates Tenth Anniversary The International Youth Festival (IYAF) returns to Kingston for its tenth anniversary this year with a fantastic line-up of inspiring and groundbreaking theatre, music, dance, circus, art and comedy. Running from 6 to 15 July 2018 at venues across Kingston, a packed programme of over 200 performances and events celebrates the best of the last 10 years and showcases the best of new talent. Companies featuring in this year’s IYAF include Hoipolloi with their acclaimed one-man show The Duke, National Youth Music Theatre with their new production Super Hero - The Musical and Chickenshed Youth Theatre with Raft, exploring the refugee crisis. There will also be work from IYAF Creative Talent companies including ‘AndOn Theatre and puppetry specialists Smoking Apples and a special free event - So You Want to Work in the Arts? - curated by a panel of Young Creatives who are helping to shape the future of the Festival. Highlights of the significantly expanded Comedy programme include Trevor Lock, Sarah Callaghan and Willis & Vere, while the Circus, Dance, Music and Visual Art categories are all bursting with young talent. Artists from countries including Turkey, Sweden, the Canary Islands, South Korea and Ghana are among those taking part this year. There really is something for everyone! To view the full programme visit iyafestival.org.uk or pick up a copy of the Festival brochure at the Rose Theatre and venues around Kingston.


Midnight Ferry to Hoek By Rod Romero Moonlight shines through broken cloud Reflecting on the sea Twenty stories high it stands The ferry by the quay Hi-viz jacket points the way But for a while we wait Start to load at ten p.m. Show tickets at the gate The Border guard cast us a glance And said we can go through Follow signs to the right Go to lane twentytwo A lengthy queue in twentytwo We’ve not gone very far And on the ramp in front of us A man leans on his car Light turns green and barrier raised We echo in the hull Smell of diesel in the air Paintwork chipped and dull Take the lift up to deck ten Our cabins on the port Clocks we must put forward It’s later than we thought At midnight we are on our way Though some retired early At six o’clock they wake us up To breakfast served by Shirley To Hoek van Holland we have come The docks are now in sight To windmills, cheese and tulips By the ferry of the night

Come & Join Us Buckland Women’s Club At Chessington Methodist Church Tuesday evenings @ 7.30pm Enquiries to Jennifer Savage 020 8391 5362 June program: 5th Stanley Holloway monologues with Jonathan Jones 12th Cream Tea – no evening meeting 19th Kingston Aviation project 26th Annual Excursion – no meeting

These pages are FREE for local groups, clubs, residents and charities. Submissions are accepted on the proviso that they can be formatted to fit the available space each month. Email sally@chessingtonchat.com Spanish Lessons in Surrey organises a Spanish Club for Adults on the second Thursday of each month at 7pm in Chessington. Spanish Club for Adults gathers English and Spanish speakers for a social gathering where you can practice your Spanish whatever your level or just network with professional people. We meet at The Lucky Rover Pub, 312 Hook Road, Chessington, KT9 1NY opposite Hook Library. £5.00 per person. Next meetings: June 14th, July 12th.

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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

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: Stephanie Archer Stephanie.Archer@kingston.gov.uk Margaret Thompson Margaret.Thompson@kingston.gov.uk Sharon Young Sharon.Young@kingston.gov.uk Chessington South Ward: Patricia Bamford Patricia.Bamford@kingston.gov.uk Andreas Kirsch Andreas.Kirsch@kingston.gov.uk www.chessingtonparksurgery.co.uk Christine Stuart The Orchard Practice Orchard Christine.Stuart@kingston.gov.uk Gardens, Chessington. KT9 1AG Tolworth & Hook Rise Ward 0208 397 9494 Lorraine Dunstone www.orchardpracticechessington.co.uk Lorraine.Dunstone@kingston.gov.uk Hook Surgery Merritt Medical Dennis Goodship Centre, Merritt Gardens, Chessington. Dennis.Goodship@kingston.gov.uk KT9 2GY. 0208 397 6361 Thay Thayalan www.hooksurgery.co.uk Thay.Thayalan@kingston.gov.uk 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

KINGSTON COUNCIL South of the Borough Neighbourhood Committee meetings https://moderngov.kingston.gov.uk/ieListMeetings.aspx?CId=179&Year=0 Kingston Council - all committee meetings https://moderngov.kingston.gov.uk/iedochome.aspx Kingston Council home page https://www.kingston.gov.uk/ Visit www.chessingtonchat.com for 2018 copy deadlines, our rate card, advert sizes, customer testimonials, distribution map and back issues.

MP for Kingston & Surbiton: Edward Davey MP contact@eddavey.org 020 8288 2736 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


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. £5 per session including coaching. Contact Tony Line 07703 602552 Better Bones, St Mary’s Centre, Church Lane, Chessington, KT9 2DR. 11.30am Thursdays. 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 Methodist Badminton Club. Tues eves Chessington Methodist Church Hall. Tony 0208 397 3081 Chessington Methodist Women's Fellowship Programme list inside Coffee Bar Door. Sec. Joy Fogg 0208 397 2104. Chessington Youth Action, Reg Charity 1058965. 97 Ruxley Lane, West Ewell. KT19 9HB 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

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2nd Hook Beavers Wed & Thurs 5.15 - 6.15pm, 2nd Hook Cubs Tues 7-8.30pm. 2nd Hook Scouts Fri 7-9pm. 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. Hook & Southborough 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 & 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. Carole Noakes 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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