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FEBRUARY 2013

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ISSUE 35

DELIVERED FREE TO 4000 HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN THE PRINCES RISBOROUGH, MONKS RISBOROUGH, ASKETT AND WHITELEAF AREAS

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Editors Letter Welcome to the February issue of Princes Risborough View magazine. It is strange how we all talk about the weather a lot but it has definitely been strange! Last year was one of the wettest on record and over Christmas and even into the New Year, it was still incredibly damp and mild. The ground is still extremely muddy and for those of you with dogs (we all do in the office here); you will know how dirty they get and how difficult it is to keep everything clean when you get them home. We are actually lucky here though and we need to spare a thought

for all the poor people who have been affected by floods, so for their sake lets hope the rain holds off for a bit. Hopefully by the time you all read this issue, little signs of spring with be on the way with some snow drops and crocuses. It would be nice to have some cold, crisp days with lots of sunshine to make us all feel brighter. Aside from the weather, it’s the romantic month of the year with Valentines Day coming up. We thought we would celebrate it with a beautiful picture of swans making a heart shape or perhaps some very clever photography? We weren’t sure but we loved the picture anyway.

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Recipe of the Month

Satay Vegetable Skewers Serves 4, Ready in 30 minutes

If you are short on time but still want a flavoursome supper then try these delicious vegetable kebabs with a lovely spicy peanut sauce and spring onion noodles. For non-veggie kebabs replace the aubergine with cubes of lean pork or chicken fillet and cook for 15-20 minutes until the meat is cooked through and lightly charred. Ingredients: • 100g crunchy peanut butter • 25g creamed coconut, chopped • 1/2 tsp chilli powder • 1 garlic clove peeled and crushed • 4 tbsp soy sauce • 3 small peppers (red, green and yellow), deseeded and cut into 2.5cm pieces • 4 thick slices of aubergine • 1 large red onion, peeled and cut into slim wedges • 3 tbsp sesame oil • 4 nests fine egg noodles • 4 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced

has dissolved and the sauce has thickened. Remove from the heat, stir in half the soy sauce. Thin down with a little more water to get a pouring consistency, if necessary. 2.

Par-boil the peppers in a pan of boiling water for 2 minutes, drain well and pat dry with kitchen paper. Cut the aubergine slices into quarters. Thread the peppers and aubergine onto 8 pre-soaked wooden skewers with the onion wedges.

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Preheat a cast-iron griddle pan until almost smoking. Whisk 2 tbsp of the oil and remaining soy sauce together and brush all over the vegetable kebabs. Cook the kebabs on the hot griddle pan for 6-8 minutes, turning frequently until tender and lightly charred.

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Meanwhile, cook the noodles in a large pan of boiling water for 3-4 minutes until just tender. Drain well and toss together with the rest of the sesame oil and the spring onions. Serve the kebabs on the noodles and drizzle over the satay sauce.

Tip: If you don’t have a griddle pan cook the kebabs under a pre-heated grill or use a heavy-based shallow frying and add a little oil.

Method: 1. Place the peanut butter, coconut, chilli powder and garlic in a small pan with 180ml water. Heat gently, stirring all the time, for 2-3 minutes until the coconut 8

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• Smoke • Eat a lot of red meat • Drink a lot of coffee What happens with rheumatoid arthritis? As the fluid in the joint becomes inflamed the membrane surrounding the joint becomes stretched and can’t hold the joint in its proper position causing it to become unstable and deformed. The inflamed fluid can also erode the bones of the joint and the cartilage becomes thin. What are the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis? Symptoms of RA tend to come and go. When the joints become inflamed and painful it is known as a flare up. Common symptoms include:• Joint pain and swelling • Stiffness • Tiredness (fatigue) • Anaemia • Flu like symptoms, feeling generally unwell Which joints are affected? RA varies from person to person, but usually starts slowly. The fingers, wrist and feet may be among the first joints to become uncomfortable and people with RA often find their joints are stiff first thing in the morning. How is rheumatoid arthritis diagnosed? There are 2 tests that can help in confirming the diagnosis. These are: • Blood tests • X-rays and other scans

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Talking The Walk

Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve (NNR)

A new way of working It was nearly a year ago when reserve staff thought it would be a good idea to strengthen the existing relationships with the local community by involving them in the development of a new creative interpretation project for the Nature Reserve. The idea developed further, ensuring that the Talking Trail would be in keeping with the site, focusing on the key wildlife species and human history that make the National Nature Reserve (NNR) so special. We then approached a local Community Interest Company (CIC) Outdoor Culture, and funding was granted from Heritage Lottery Fund to make the project a reality. Outdoor Culture took charge of producing the trail, supported by Natural England staff, bringing together the chosen community groups and schools with artists to create the six finished pieces. Working with a CIC was a new experience for the reserve and it worked really well. This project was supported by the reserve’s local Advisory Group and has added to our existing partnership with the Chilterns Conservation Board. The launch of the trail took a break from tradition, and was officially opened by children running through a chain of

cardboard figures. The event welcomed Natural England’s local partners from all aspects of our business, to come along and discover the Talking Trail. Feedback was extremely positive, with lots of promises of help with promotion of the trail, and many said they were inspired by the approach. Visitors commented on how in keeping with the surroundings the sculptures were; which were made of wood harvested from the reserve as part of woodland management or from local National Trust sites. Reserve manager Mick Venters commented “The project has enabled the community to leave a real legacy on the reserve; this is very much their trail. It also brings a new dimension to the visitor experience with both interactive sculptures and the audio element adding

to the sensory experience of trail. The latest bespoke audio players are incorporated within the sculptures, each with six different channel options to keep it flexible, including a story trial, challenge trail and song trail, as well as the “My NNR” channel, where participants of the project share what makes the reserve special for them.” The fact that the project has been lead by local children and their families, working with professional artists and reserve staff is a really good example of how much can be achieved by working in partnership. Truly inspiring! Next time you are driving through the famous ‘Vicar of Dibley’ cutting on the M40 at Junction 5, call in on the reserve and take a look for yourself.

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Princes Risborough and District U3A Photographic Group

the feelings of the country from the Olympics last year and was completely ‘in the moment’, with even the spray from the water coming alive so clearly. The winner was Peter Dixon and the picture shows myself (Coralie), presenting him with the cup for the best photo. Another member, June Timms took this photo of us. Winning Photo

On December 18th last year, the Princes Risborough and District U3A Photographic Group held their annual photo competition and Jan and I were kindly asked to go along and judge the entries. We were very honoured to be asked and also a little nervous, as neither of us has any qualifications that would qualify us to make this important decision. The Presentation

However, we didn’t need to worry at all as we were made extremely welcome and assured that we should just choose the photograph that stood out to us. This was actually more difficult than we thought though as all the entries were extremely good and of a high standard. We did narrow it down and eventually chose an action shot of a canoeist which we felt captured the essence of

All that was left then was to enjoy a conversation with the group and their hospitality. We do have very varied jobs being the editors of both our magazines, Princes Risborough View and Village View (Stokenchurch and Lane End areas) but starting a Tuesday morning with wine, mince pies and excellent company is certainly one of the perks. The Princes Risborough and District U3A Photography Group are always looking for new members and meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, at 10am, in the information centre. They are a small but very friendly group who very much base their emphasis on the practical side of photography, so will often spend the time outside taking photographs and sharing their knowledge with one another. If you would like more information or would like to join, please contact Peter Dixon on 01844 346529.

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Sweet Peas

Who can resist a huge bunch of sweet peas freshly cut from a garden? Their beautiful colours and delicate summer fragrance are a delight in any home. You can enjoy vase after vase of them all summer long for the price of a packet of seeds, and a little weekly maintenance. The professional growers who show them at horticultural events will have already got things underway by sowing their seed in the autumn, but there is still plenty of time to choose your varieties and make an early spring sowing. The choice on offer can be overwhelming, but one thing is for sure they are all stunning. If you fancy having a go at showing them, choose the traditional ‘Spencer’ type, they grow with long straight stems, exhilarating fragrance, and colourful fancy blooms. There are also plants which flower extra early, which tend to be very floriferous, their stems bearing 5 or 6 large blossoms. If you haven’t really got the space to grow them in the ground, all is not lost, there are some really delightful hanging basket varieties, one of the best is Sugar ‘n’ Spice , guaranteed to brighten your containers, and no need to 46

pinch out. A new innovation is a dwarf variety, you can grow a low hedge, or use as summer bedding, the neat bushy little plant is called Bijou mixed, why not give it a go. When you’ve chosen your variety you can get cracking straight away. Soak the seeds overnight in warm water and then sow 1cm deep, 3 seeds per 7.5cm pot, in a free draining damp seed compost. If your lucky enough to have a propagator, put them in at 68-77F or seal them in a polythene bag and put on sunny windowsill. Germination takes 7 - 21 days. Once the second pair of leaves has appeared you can pinch out the growing point, this will encourage strong, bushy plants. When the weather has warmed up a bit, you can plant them out in spring, choose a sunny position, with a trellis or support that they can cling on to. At Askett Nurseries we always plant some into large

pots, with an obelisk for them to scramble up, this would make a lovely focal point in any garden or on a patio. As soon as they start to flower, start picking, they will flower all summer long, especially if you give them a little TLC. A weekly dose of a high potash fertiliser and regular watering will prolong flowering, and just keep an eye out for any aphids, greenfly can be a problem, so spray them with an insecticide as soon as you spot any. If this is the first year you grow sweet peas, or to give them their correct title, Lathryrus odoratus, I guarantee you’ll be growing them for years to come. They truly are the most stunning and rewarding plant. Now is also the time to get your Seed Potatoes going, and once the soil has dried out, you can sow the first Broad Bean - Aquadulce. If you need any advice on planting of any kind, do pop in - we’re all keen allotment growers and very happy to help you out with any problems you may have. Happy New Year and Happy Gardening. See you soon,

Simon, Alison, Edith the Jack Russell and all at Askett Nurseries.

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Looking to create a touch of timeless romance? Set the scene for a memorable vintage party, wedding or business meeting. Vintage brings some old fashioned magic and gets the conversation flowing. You can Hire our collection of Vintage Crockery for a taste of freshly brewed nostalgia any time of the year. Pretty home made Bunting also for hire.

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Useful numbers all in one place!

1st Princes Risborough Scout Group Beavers (6-8 years) - Tina Brown (01844) 345393 Cubs (8-10½ years) – Mick Beckingham (01844) 343710 Scouts (10½ - 14½ years) – Alan Burniston 07711 606947 Explorer Scouts (14½-18 years) – Graham Heald 07545 784816 Bledlow Ridge Cricket Club Henry Hale 07530 203951 John Rolfe 07803 182336 www.bledlowridgecc.com Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway 01844 353535 Cross Keys Surgery 01844 344488 Chiltern Christian Fellowship 01844 275822 www.chilterns.org.uk Churches Together in Risborough 01844 275855 www.risboroughchurches.org.uk Horsenden Tennis Club 01844 344022 peterkm@live.co.uk Monday Art Group 01844 343606 pete_bren4@tiscali.co.uk Monks Risborough W.I. 01844 346345 Princes Risborough & District U3A 01844 343487 www.risboroughu3a.org.uk Princes Risborough Afternoon W.I 01844 345653 Princes Risborough Baptist Church 01844 274499 prbaptist@btconnect.com Princes Risborough Bowls Club Angela Adlam, Hon Sec 01844 345423 www.bucksinfo.net/prbc Princes Risborough Country Market 01844 347230 www.buckscountrymarkets.co.uk

Princes Risborough Cricket Club 01844 347693 www.prcc.org.uk Princes Risborough Information Centre 01844 274795 Princes Risborough Methodist Church Minister: Rev. David Jenkins 01296 488963 Hall Lettings 01844 344705 Princes Risborough Morning W.I. 01844 346118 / 343850 Princes Risborough Music Society 01844 345511 Princes Risbourough Netball Club 01844 350400 Princes Risborough Photographic Society 01844 345616 / 01844 342988 Princes Risborough Tennis Club Andy Burn 01844 343478 thafb02@hotmail.co.uk www.prltc.com Princes Risborough Town Council towncouncil@princesrisborough.com www.princesrisborough.com Princes Risborough Youth Center 01844 344807 youth@buckscc.gov.uk Risborough & District Bridge Club 01844 344264 barbara.oates123@btinternet.com Risborough & District Model Railway Club 01844 275748 chairman@rdmrc.org.uk www.rdmrc.org.uk Risborough Area Business Group (RABG) chairman@rabg.org.uk / rabg.org.uk Risborough Area Partnership risboroughaction@googlemail.com www.risboroughareapartnership.org Risborough Area Forum (FAF) maureenjudd26@btinternet.com Risborough Area Residents

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Association (RARA) tonydavies9@hotmail.com Risborough Community Centre 01844 343287 Risborough Countryside Group 01844 274865 francisgomme@aol.com Risboro’ & District Bridge Club 01844 344264 barbara.oates123@btinternet.com Risborough Community Association 01844 342460 Risborough Good Neighbours 01844 342600 Risborough Rangers Football Club Sally Robertshaw (PR Officer) 07871 038128 Richard Woodward (Chairman) 01844 342202 Steve Burnett (Press Officer) 07976 631122 www.risboroughrangers.com Risborough Rangers Junior Football Club Tony McManus - 07801 853647 www.risboroughrangersjfc.co.uk Risborough RFC enquires@risborough-rfc.com www.risborough-rfc.com Rotary Club of Princes Risborough www.rcpc.org.uk Saint Dunstan’s Church 01844 275944 www.stdunstanschurch.com St Mary’s Church 01844 273300 parishoffice@stmarysrisborough.org.uk The Princes Risborough Heritage Society 01844 347511 mpayne233@btopenworld.com Wellington House Surgery 01844 344281 Wine Club 07790149909 alex.j.dewitt@gmail.com Whitecross Scottish Country Dancers 01494 444537 49


Community Organisations

Risborough Countryside Group Brush Hill NR work parties Want to get involved in local wildlife projects? For details of conservation work parties at our local nature reserves contact Roger Newman from the Risborough Countryside Group on 01844 274101

Local Field Archaeology Are you interested in practical field archaeology, surveying, recording and interpreting local sites dating back to prehistory? For the Risborough Countryside Group’s busy 2013 programme of fieldwork contact Paul Green on 01844 346671

Wines of the World Wines of the world. An informal wine tasting, no previous knowledge required. Held at Princes Risborough community centre, 3rd Monday of every month at 20:00 alex.j.dewitt@gmail.com 07790 149909

The Whitecross Hall Aylesbury Road, Monks Risborough. This “Village Hall” has a polished sprung floor making it very suitable for dancing, Yoga, Zumba etc. Easy access with a kitchen, stage, free heating, free parking and being on the Risborough Green Bus route makes it perfect for regular or occasional meetings. For information please call 01844 343584.

Risborough Area Community Bus Pick-ups by arrangement. Information and bookings please call 07941 963097

Princes Risborough Methodist Church Hall to Rent For your meetings or childrens parties. Daytime and evenings available @ Princes Risborough Methodist Church. For information please call 01844 344705. 50

The Olive Branch Painters The Painters meet regularly Wednesday mornings in Studley Green Community Centre.

Princes Risborough Sunday Markets New stallholder enquiries are always welcome and if you are interested in booking a stall or would like further information about the market, please contact: info@risboroughmarkets.co.uk. Please do come and support this local initiative which is organised by a small team of volunteers. Public car parks in the town are free on Sundays. Find us on FACEBOOK – Princes Risborough Sunday Market

Risborough Youth Club – Open For Business! Membership is open to any young person from in and around the town between 11 and 18 years of age. For further information, or to contact the Youth Club, you can visit the new ‘Risborough Youth Club’ facebook page, or via the Town Council

Princes Risborough Methodist Church Junior church and crèche 10am - 11am, during term time. All are welcome.

Princes Risborough Charter Market Don’t forget that the Princes Risborough Charter Market runs every Thursday in the High Street from 9am to 4pm, where there are a variety of stalls selling goods from fruit and vegetables, fresh fish, French cheese and olives, through to plants, hand made jewellery, household linens, pet and bird food, and wool. The market has recently expanded and now runs down the High Street.

Princes Risborough Bowls Club We continually welcome new members. Contact Angela Adlam, Hon Sec tel no. 01844 345423 www.bucksinfo.net/prbc

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Community Events

Risborough Countryside Group February Indoor Meeting Tuesday 5th February 2013 Interested in our local countryside? Our winter programme of talks continues on Tuesday February 5th at 8pm in the Community Centre with another visit from Phil and Anne Farrer, taking us on another exotic safari, this time to The Galapagos, The Enchanted Isle. A wonderful visual experience with stunning slides and wildlife tales. Visitors Welcome. Ring 01844 274865 for details.

Winter wildlife Walk Friday February 8th 2013 Join the Risborough Countryside Group on a ramble in the Chilterns, searching for those early signs of spring. Plus a look at local history along the way. Some paths may be muddy! Wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Friday February 8th 10am - 1pm. Non members welcome. Meet the Mount Car Park Princes Risborough at 9.30am. Ring 01844 274865 to book a place, organise a lift to the start point or for further details.

Princes Risborough Heritage Society The Risborough Heritage Society’s meeting for February is a talk given by Paul Green called ‘The Secrets of the Saunderton Gap.’ The meeting will be held on February 12th at the usual venue of the Princes Risborough School in Wellington Avenue and it will start at 8pm. All members and non-members are welcome to attend, and listen to this fascinating story. Teas and coffees will be available and an enjoyable evening of conversation, discovery and learning will be had by all.

The Monks Risborough Horticultural Society On Friday February 15th the Monks Risborough Horticultural Society have invited guest speaker Susan Brooke MA to give her talk on ‘The Rothschild Gardens.’ The meeting will be held at St Dunston’s Church Hall and will begin at 8pm.

Princes Risborough Country Market We are under the Market House, Market Square every Thursday morning 9 a.m. -

12.30 p.m. We re-open, after our break, on Thursday, 7th February 2012 and hope to welcome back all our customers. We will have our usual range of home-made cakes, preserves, plants and craft. Do come and see us. For further information please look at our website at www.buckscountrymarkets.co.uk or ring Lorraine on 01844 347230 who will be very pleased to hear from you.

Risborough RFC Kick start your “must do some exercise” new year resolution this year by coming down to the Risborough Rugby training on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Princes Risborough school. We are looking for anyone to join regardless of playing experience. See our website (www.risborough-rfc.com) for full details of training, fixtures and charity events. Keep your New Year resolution this year, and make this year, the year to get fit with Risborough RFC

Risborough and District Historical Farm Machinery Club Are you interested in tractors, stationary engines, and vintage machinery, anything old and rusty? The RDHFMC are a group of people who enjoy preserving, restoring and using vintage farm machinery. We have an active programme of meetings, speakers, road runs, ploughing matches and displays at local events. Meetings are held at 8 pm on the last Thursday of every month usually at Bledlow Village Hall. If you would like to hear more information please come along to a meeting or contact Glynn Spratt 07961 814852

1st Princes Risborough Scout Group We are seeking a new leader for our Cub group which meets weekly from 6.30 – 8pm on Monday evenings during term-time and caters for boys and girls from 8 to 10½ years. We are also seeking to fill the role of Group Scout Leader (GSL). The Group Scout Leader is the volunteer manager of the Group, providing leadership and support to the other adult volunteers. They ensure that the adults are well managed and have the resources needed to run their sections. The time commitment for the GSL position is flexible. Whilst some knowledge or experience of Scouting would be advantageous for both roles, just having a keen interest and a ‘can-do’

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attitude is much more important! Either way, we’ll make sure you’re properly trained and supported. Both roles require a CRB check, which is provided free by the Scout Association. If you are interested in either of these opportunities, please call our Chairman, Dave Walker on 01844 274718 or email prscouts@hotmail.co.uk for further details. Contacts: Beavers (6-8 years) – Tina Brown (01844) 345393 Cubs (8-10½ years) – Mick Beckingham (01844) 343710 Scouts (10½ - 14½ years) – Alan Burniston 07711 606947 Explorer Scouts (14½-18 years) – Graham Heald 07545 784816 prscouts@hotmail.co.uk

Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway February sees the continuing track maintenance taking place, helping keep our volunteers warm with their exertions ..... and looking forward to when the trains run again in March. Re-opening day for the next season is Sunday March 10th, when we kick off on Mothers Day. People are already booking their traditional cream teas for that day, so if you would like to join us, book quickly by calling Don on 07979 055366.

Princes Risborough Afternoon W.I. The meeting is at St Mary’s Parish Hall at 2pm on the first Wednesday of the month. Visitors are always welcome & true to tradition a good cup of tea is provided.

Princes Risborough Morning W.I. Wednesday 13th February The Four Georges a talk by Jamie Carter

Risborough Rangers Junior Football Club Risborough Rangers Junior Football Club is now recruiting for new players for next season-boys and girls of all abilities welcome. The club is one of the largest in the area with well over 52

300 children regularly playing football every week-end from September through to May each year. With the help of our coaches and parent volunteers, we aim to provide a fun and supportive environment where children can enjoy playing football in the right spirit. If you are interested to join us, you will find more info on our website - www.risboroughrangersjfc.co.uk. For any further information, please contact the manager of the particular age group of your child.

Princes Risborough Music Society We meet on Tuesday evenings during the school term at Princes Risborough School, Merton Road, and our rehearsals begin on 11th September. For further information about the society please contact Rosemary Scott-Smith on 01844 344083 or visit our website www.princesrisboroughmusicsociety.org.

St Mary’s Church Details of our weekly services and events for the month can be found at www.stmarysrisborough.org.uk. In particular, everyone is welcome to our regular events: Thursdays 10.30 am. Coffee in the Chapter House; Fridays 10.00 am. Pop In at the Princes Centre Clifford Road Sunday 3 Feb at 3pm. Open Door in the Chapter House (The best free tea in Princes Risborough!)

Princes Risborough Methodist Church A welcoming friendly Church with services each Sunday at 10.00am, together with Junior Church and Crèche during term time. After the service enjoy a chat over refreshments. Various activities/fellowship groups take place. Further information can be found at www.aylesburyvale.org.uk/princesrisborough A school room is available to hire for meetings or children’s parties. More information contact 01844 344705.

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Risborough & District Model Railway Club Saturday 23rd of February 2013, 10.00am - 5.00pm, RISEX 2013 Model Railway Exhibition, Community Centre (adjacent to Springs swimming pool), Wades Park, Stratton Road, Princes Risborough, Bucks, HP27 9AX Admission: Adults £3.00, Child £2.00, Contact: Adrian Harford, Telephone: 01296 415107 Email: risexmanager@rdmrc.org.uk. Club Website: www.rdmrc.org.uk

Oasis Centre Chilterns Christian Fellowship CCF is an Elim Pentecostal church which offers lively and relaxed services in an informal atmosphere. On Sundays we meet at 10am for coffee followed by our worship service at 10:30am with ‘all age’ children’s ministry. For details of our regular midweek and monthly activities (which include ‘Toddlers’ Pop-in’, parenting courses, revival prayer meetings) visit our website on www.chilterns.org.uk. To hire the facility please phone our church office on 01844 275822.

The whole of the Community Centre in Princes Risborough is taken over one day in the spring each year. Allowing local modellers to display their layouts and model making. 10 layouts, trade support and demonstrations, light refreshments will be available including lots of homemade cakes.

Oasis coffee lounge and bookshop open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 1pm at the Oasis Centre

Princes Risborough Miniaturists’ Group

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Locally, members of Princes Risborough Miniaturists’ Group meet at 7.30 every third Thursday in the month at the Community Centre in Princes Risborough, and welcome anyone who wants to become involved. At their monthly meetings they share their knowledge and expertise, discuss ideas through workshops and projects. The main emphasis is on enjoyment, and developing skills that can be used in the hobby. Between the members there is a wide range of expertise and all enjoy the challenge of developing a new or forgotten skill. The limits are only the skills or techniques not yet learnt and your imagination, and everything is possible once you put your mind to it. For details please ring 01844 344711. The Thame Dollshouse & Miniatures Fair is an annual one day fair. This year it is on Saturday 23rd February 2013 10.00am – 4.00pm at the Thame Leisure Centre. The fair supports Breast Cancer Campaign and last year raised over £3200.00 for the charity. More details about the fair, the Artisans who are attending and much more, is on the website www.thamedollshousefair.co.uk or phone 07738 009795. www.chilterndirectories.co.uk

February 15th Valentine’s Day Tea Dance: 2:30pm - 4:30pm Admission £3.50 I would just like to thank on behalf of Risborough Rangers Football Club (Senior Section), all the local businesses in the town that have displayed over the last 2 seasons our monthly match day posters on their premises. With your valuable help we have gained top position of the attendance chart in the South Midland League, Division Two, with an average of 70 plus. We are proud of our loyal following, and would also recommend to any keen football followers to come and visit our home ground of Windsors, Horsenden Lane, Princes Risborough. Admission on match days is £2 for adults and £1 for children/OAPs (including programme) and for reserve games this is reduced to only £1. In addition, there is free admittance to watch the U18s youth team play on a Sunday well worth a visit! We now have a large covered main stand with seating for over 60 people along with a well stocked tea bar (with the best burgers in Bucks), an additional covered stand holding 20/25 supporters, Clubhouse/bar and free car parking. I am sure you will be impressed with our facilities in a lovely part of leafy Bucks. Hope to see you soon at “your local football club” as we aim to move upwards and onwards. 53


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Garage Services John Dennis Ltd 44 McDonalds Motors 41 Motec 26 Garden Maintenance Markland Garden Services 42 Rand Contracting 47 Garden Nurseries Askett Nurseries 47 Haberdashery/Knitting Clicketty Clack 19 Hairdressers/Barbers Bernie Fleur 25 Hair by Jo 9 Shear Madness 18 Handyman Inside Out 39 Job Jobbed 48 Mike Chester 44 The 50 Plus 30 Heating Engineer KDS Plumbing & Heating 7 Taps UK 25 Holidays Motts Travel 9 Home Furnishings Tilly Nilly 26 Jewellers Aylesbury Bullion Company 17 Kitchens Constable and Phillips 5 Landscape Gardener Allen Landscaping 11 Dynamic Landscapes 15 PA Spittles 27 Wooster Construction 38 Leisure Buildings BBD Leisure Buildings 35 Locksmiths Chiltern Locksmiths 19 RPC Locksmiths 35 Man and A Van Bucks Man and Van 24 Mobility Independent Living 13 Osteopath David Gray 41 Luxton Clinic 22/23 Painters& Decorators Allan Robinson 27 Decortastic 36 Paul Trunkfield 19 Tony Reeve Home Improvements 16 Paving Haydon Hill Paving 1/55 Stoneworld 21 Personal Goals Slimming World 42 Picture Framing Neil Harris Picture Framing 40

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