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NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014 ISSUE 87

CHILTERN VIEW

SERVING THE RESIDENTS AND SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES

Delivered free to homes and businesses in and around

Stokenchurch, Lane End, Downley, West Wycombe, Bledlow Ridge, Piddington, Lewknor & Aston Rowant

For a delicious mulled wine recipe – see page 32

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

Jewels of the Chilterns, Famous People of the Chilterns, Dog of the Month, Book Review, Plant of the Month, Community Information, Local Business promotions and much more. Treat your family and friends to 100% natural gifts this Christmas

Turn this page over for more details

See ad on page 40 & 41


Expertise in the treatment of nervous patients Ipsden House | Oxford Road | Stokenchurch HP14 3SX

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THE NEXT GENERATION OF WINDOWS HAS ARRIVED

The new Storm 2 timber-alternative range has been designed to emulate the beautiful aesthetics of traditional timber windows but without the drawbacks. No expensive maintenance, no laborious sanding and painting, this highly energy-efficient new window comes with an A rating as standard, not as an added extra. And the excellent security features mean your home is always safe, warm and secure.

What’s not to love? For more information on Storm 2 call us now on 01844 351294 or visit our website at www.silentviewwindows.com 4 Thame Road Chinnor Oxfordshire OX39 4QS

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Editors’ Letter Welcome to our very seasonal November/December issue of Chiltern View (Villages). We do hope this issue includes something for everyone for both autumn and Christmas (yes it is just around the corner!). We have been extremely busy here for the last few weeks and are delighted to say that this looks like it will be a record issue across all 3 magazines. We have had a huge number of new advertisers and a lot of new artwork for our existing customers, many of whom are promoting Christmas and New Year events. We also have many advertisers offering gifts for Christmas and also great venues to hold your festive party. We have been hugely honoured this Autumn to have been nominated and then shortlisted for ‘Best Magazine Design ’at the annual Independent Publishers Conference. We know that many of you love the way our magazines look, because you tell us so, but it was amazing to receive recognition from a professional body. From all of us here at Chiltern View magazines, we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Until the next time

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Copy Deadline: 1st August, 1st Oct, 1st Dec, 1st Feb, 1st April and 1st June. Advertiser’s rates: Rates from £16 +vat per month (based on 1/8th page advertisement on a 3 issue /6 month booking) Discounts available: For 3 and 6 issue packages. Contact us: Email us at salesvv@live.co.uk or call 07712 816336 / 07500 048230 for more information on reserving advertising space or flyer inclusion. Distribution: Chiltern View (Villages) is delivered free to 8000 homes and businesses in Lane End, Stokenchurch, Piddington, Cadmore End, Studley Green, Ibstone, Radnage, West Wycombe, Downley, Bledlow Ridge and Bradenham over a 2 month period (we also publish two other similar magazines in and around Princes Risborough and in and around Thame) Magazines are available to view online at www.chilterndirectories.co.uk Whilst Chiltern Directories aim to provide a quality publication for local reference it cannot be held responsible for the services or reputation of any of the advertisers or for any content of advertisements or editorial herein. Reproduction in whole or in part is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from the publishers. The magazines are produced on paper sourced from FSC approved paper mills and printed using vegetable based inks. They are happy to be recycled but please pass to a friend first.


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60m x 20m outdoor waxtrack arena Kylix solarium & wash box State-of-the-art CCTV & security systems 20+ acres of daily turnout Friendly, professional family run yard UpperFarmEquestrianHenton

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Wildlife Trust protects ‘Jewels of the Chilterns’

Autumn is one of the best times of the year to appreciate the glorious ‘Jewels’ of the Chilterns, the woodlands and valleys that make our countryside so special. The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) already looks after several of these precious sites including Chinnor Hill, Oakley Hill and Windsor Hill. From November the Wildlife Trust hopes to add Yoesden, a woodland and chalk grassland site near Radnage, to its Chilterns reserves. In September BBOWT launched an appeal to buy and save Yoesden. The site is renowned for its variety of wild flowers, butterflies and moths on a chalk grassland bank. Above this the ‘hanger’ woodland of beech, yew and whitebeam trees clothes the steep hillside that overlooks Radnage Valley. Estelle Bailey, chief executive of BBOWT, led the appeal. “Yoesden is a wonderful jewel in

the Chilterns. When I visited the site in the summer I was delighted to see so many varieties of butterflies fluttering up from the pink and purple flowers of wild thyme and marjoram. “The sounds of crickets and grasshoppers and the scent of wild herbs were amazing, and the views from the top of the bank looking across Radnage Valley are stunning. BBOWT has the opportunity now to protect this precious site for everyone to enjoy, and to look after it so that more wildlife can thrive here.” There will be guided walks, workshops and events, work parties to help control the scrub, and detailed surveying of the grassland to ensure it is kept in the best condition for flowers and herbs that provide essential food and shelter for butterflies and other insects. The distinctive character of chalk grassland in the Chilterns is of national importance. 80 percent of the UK’s chalk grassland has been destroyed since the 1950s, which means the beautiful swathe of grassland at Yoesden is a valuable site to treasure. Butterfly enthusiasts, who visit regularly in the spring and summer to photograph the 200 species of butterflies and moths there, regard Yoesden as one of the gems of the Thames Valley.

Male Adonis blue butterfly Supplied by Colin Williams

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There are several public footpaths including the Chilterns Way, permissive paths and

Brimstone butterfly on Devil’s-bit scabious

Supplied by John Morris

a bridleway through Yoesden, which make attractive circular walks between Radnage and Bledlow Ridge. When the site came onto the market 20 years ago a local family in Radnage literally bought the view because they loved it so much, and valued it as a special place to enjoy wildlife and walk with friends. With advice from John Morris of the Chiltern Woodlands Project and a few grants, they have ensured Yoesden is well cared for. Volunteer work parties have kept paths open, gates maintained, trees planted and scrub cleared to open up viewpoints. If the Yoesden Bank Appeal is successful the Wildlife Trust intends to continue this careful maintenance. Go to www.bbowt.org. uk/yoesden to see photos and videos of this beautiful site, and click on the Adonis blue butterfly to give to the Yoesden Bank Appeal.

Yoesden bank and woodland Supplied by John Morris

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OILSERV Oil Boiler Servicing and Repairs at a reasonable price. Call today to have your oven, hob, extractor or Aga professionally cleaned Nigel Taylor contact details

Tel 01628 696013 Mob 07516 472657 www.ovenwizards.com

Service ÂŁ75

Contact Ian on: 01844 281256 07745 405453 Email: ianoilserv@aol.com

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MASSAGE 01844 281256 07745 405453

to help alleviate back pain and ianoilserv@aol.com

tension in shoulders and neck. Experienced therapist offering therapeutic, sports, or deep tissue massage. Home visits possible (ITEC/FHT) Pamela 07759 831706

DOG WALKING

Sunshine MONTESSORI NURSERIES available for all your dog walking Local experienced dog walker

Wheeler End (near Lane End) HP14 3NH Full Day Care Babies (3 mths) to 5 yr olds Open 51 weeks 8am to 5.45pm Tel: 01494 880607

needs.

Please call Pamela on

Mobile 07759 831706 or Naphill 01494 565828

Downley, High Wycombe HP13 5AL Term-time only nursery Children aged 2 to 5 yrs Open 8.30am to 3.30pm Tel: 01494 531565

15 hours free education per week for all 3 and 4 yr olds & some 2 yr olds Forest school sessions included www.sunshinemontessori.com roden-sunshine@tiscali.co.uk To advertise here please call Jan on 07712 816336

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FOX COUNTRY INN Restaurant, Pub And Hotel

This privately owned, 300 year old Inn is surrounded by beautiful woodland and countryside. It nestles within the Chiltern Hills but is conveniently close to Junction 5 of the M40. The Inn is popular with business people and weekenders who enjoy a quiet village location. Conferences – Functions – Weddings – Weekend Breaks and many more… Live Music played from 7 PM on every last Friday of the month… Every customer quoting "Chiltern View" is entitled to 5% discount card

www.foxcountryinn.co.uk | email: info@foxcountryinn.co.uk | Tel: 01491 638814

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Theatre Arts Schools

Stagecoach

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Weekly classes and holiday workshops in singing, dance and drama for ages 4-18. Make friends, have fun, develop new skills. Stagecoach Henley, High Wycombe and Marlow 01494 533203 email: henley@stagecoach.co.uk www.stagecoach.co.uk/highwycombe www.stagecoach.co.uk/henleyandmarlow

Stagecoach Thame 01865 763767 email: thame@stagecoach.co.uk www.stagecoach.co.uk/thame

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Wayne Twitchen BSc (Hons)

O S T E O PAT H

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The Chiltern Surgery

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• Necks and shoulders • Back pain - Lower, Mid or Upper • Sacroiliac pain • Muscular tension

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Loft Conversions & Extensions Roofing & Leadwork Kitchens & Bathrooms Patios & Driveways Fencing, Decking & Landscaping All types of building & roofing work undertaken www.lgbuildingandroofing.co.uk

Tel: 01494 484927 | Mobile: 07891 216649

Email:lg.roofing@yahoo.co.uk | www.lgbuildingandroofing.co.uk Stokenchurch, Bucks Local based company serving surrounding areas

Servicing, Repairs and Diagnostics Cars and light Commercials An independently run business with over 15 years experience on all makes and models. We offer excellent service at great rates. For our service menus and more information visit our website at

Daytime, evening DIY, electrical, & Saturday slots plumbing, decorating, general maintenance

Fixed prices, no nonsense

Home Extension Plans

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01494 881628 North’s Estate, Old Oxford Road, Piddington, High Wycombe, Bucks HP14 3BE

Open 8am - 6pm Monday to friday and 8am - 1pm Saturdays.

Full autocad drawings

For permitted 25 years experience development rights in the building & planning consent industry

Cars and Vans bought for cash even non runners and MOT failures

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Need an Electrician? Call Mike Smith Better Electrical Services On 0794 605 05 45 All domestic electrical work undertaken, Extra sockets, Bathrooms, Re-wires, New Installations, Fault Finding, Kitchens, Security Lighting, Fuse Box upgrades, Conservatories/Gardens, Periodic Inspections Qualified to 17th Edition C&G 2382, C&G 2391 and Part 'P Member of the National Association of Professional Inspectors & Testers

DAVE’S SCHOOL OF MOTORING Your local driving  instructor (radnage) Novice, Pass Plus Refreshers, Retakes Defensive Driving Grade 6 Instructor Discounts for Block Bookings Eco Driving CRB Checked

THE COUNTRY WORKSHOP

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CARPENTER • JOINER • CABINET MAKER • WINDOWS • DOORS • BESPOKE WORK

Aston Woodware TABLES • GARDEN FURNITURE

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Aston Hill (A40), Nr Lewknor, Oxfordshire OX49 5SG TEL: 01844 351500 Mob: 07872 066 379

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Toenails cut and filed; thickened nails reduced; treatment of hard skin, calluses and corns, ingrowing toenails, etc.

Helen Boehm

MCFHP MAFHP Qualified Foot Health Professional

Registered Member of The British Association of Foot Health Professionals

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Plant of the Month – Camellia Camellias are evergreen shrubs with beautifully large flowers up to 12cm in diameter varying from white to red to pink. These plants grow quickly so they’re great for space-fillers or for gardens that need to mature at speed. Most Camellias will grow to between 8 and 20ft tall if you leave them. They are also super for splashing colour across your garden during Winter when everything else is dying back.

mulch the top of the root surface but don’t pack too much soil on top of the roots as they need a good oxygen supply.

Most Camellias prefer a shadier location with good drainage, but not too much water. Plant carefully PAGE 16

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A B C AYLESBURY BULLION COMPANY The Family of Jewellers

11a, High St Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP20 1SH Tel:

01296 423198

Jewellery designed and produced to your specifications, or choose from our extensive range of new, secondhand and antique pieces. l Diamond merchants (certified stones always available) l Antique restorations l Hand engraving

l Valuations: insurance and (carried out on the premises) l Insurance claims advisors l Complete repair service

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Servicing of Rolex, Tag, Omega, Raymond Weil, Gucci etc. Batteries fitted and waterproof testing carried out on the premises. Top prices paid in cash for antique and modern jewellery, watches (especially Rolex), coins, gold, silver, platinum and scrap precious metals. Part exchange available.

11a High Street, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1SH

Tel: 01296 423198 www.aylesburybullion.co.uk

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For Domestic Electrical Installation Work Only

Full Gas Central Heating Design & Installation. Boiler services and performance checks. Heating upgrades and boiler changes. Bathroom Installation. Unvented Hot Water Systems. All plumbing and gas work undertaken For a complete professional service call: Tel: 01494 882859 Mob: 07850 449590 Email: brynearley@gmail.com www.bearleyplumbing.co.uk

Kitchen/bathroom Design & Installation All domestic electrical work undertaken. f New installations, Re-wires, Lighting Sockets, Showers, Fuse Boxes.o r Floor/wall tiling & under tile heating. All aspects of carpentry All services for your projects. For a complete professional service call: Tel: 01494 882859 Mob: 07956 105443 Email: johnearley1@gmail.com www.jehomeimprovements.co.uk

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CHILTERN VIEW Leaflet Service | Print and Distribution Print

5000 A5 Double sided leaflets for ÂŁ125 + vat

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We deliver leaflets, flyers and menus. Please call or e.mail for prices

"I recently used the Leaflet Delivery Service provided by Chiltern Directories and the response has been amazing. I would strongly recommend the Delivery Service for anyone wanting to get a message across in the local area.� Dorma, Stokenchurch

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Commercial & Cleaning Services vices General and deep cleaning services serviices serv for both homes & businesses Upholstery, carpets & curtains General Housekeeping from £11.00 per hour Specialists in car interiors using Karcher extractors from only £50

Contact 01844 355836 or 07980 817094

LONGBURROW HALL STOKENCHURCH MULTI USE GAMES AREA IDEAL FOR WINTER TRAINING

• Football training • Five-a-side • Netball • Basketball • Hockey £12.00 per hour hire fee(with lights)

FOR BOOKINGS AND ENQUIRIES SPEAK TO HELEN OR ROB ON 01494 482403 OR EMAIL – hallbookings@stokenchurch.org.uk

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Famous People of the Chilterns: Nancy Astor Nancy Astor is famous for being Britain’s first woman MP, gaining a seat in Parliament in 1919, only one year after women first got the vote. She was American and had married into the very wealthy Astor family, meeting her husband, Waldorf Astor, in 1905 on a liner bound for England. As a wedding gift Waldorf’s father gave him Cliveden, the magnificent estate overlooking the Thames near Marlow, and here the couple settled and began to develop a lavish social life. In their sumptuous Italianate mansion, the Astors set out to woo the aristocracy in extravagant style. With Nancy’s quick wit and new breed of American self confidence, Cliveden became a glittering hub of political, literary and social life, welcoming guests ranging from Gandhi to the pioneering pilot Amy Johnson. Nancy’s own political career began in 1919. When her husband became Viscount Astor on his father’s death and had to give up his place in the House of Commons to take up his father’s place in the House of Lords, she fought and won his seat as Conservative MP for Plymouth Sutton. ‘Vote for Lady Astor and your children will weigh more’ ran her campaign slogan. In Parliament she worked for the rights of women and children and campaigned for temperance, famously quipping “One reason why I don’t drink is because I wish to know when I am having a good time”. She also worked to get women into the Civil Service, the police force and the House of Lords. Nancy Astor was well-known for her witty though sometimes cutting remarks. A couple that have been attributed to her include “I married beneath me. All women do” and “The only thing I like PAGE 20

about rich people is their money.” Nancy left Cliveden on her husband’s death in 1952, but in 1963 Cliveden was again in the news as the backdrop to the scandalous Profumo Affair. The splendid estate at Cliveden with its formal gardens, woodland and Thames riverbank is now opened to the public by the National Trust. You can walk around the gardens and woodland and enjoy some lovely views across the Thames Valley and the Chilterns. The house itself is a hotel: short tours are available on Thursdays and Sundays between April and October (www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cliveden). This profile is one of 32 profiles of colourful and talented people from this area which can be found in the full colour booklet Famous People of the Chilterns, published by the Chilterns Conservation Board. You can purchase copies for only £4.99 plus p&p from www.chilternsaonb.org/shop. The Chilterns Conservation Board is the public body charged with protecting and promoting the nationally-important Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Find out more about our work on the website above.

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Natural stone at the Stoneworld Gallery

Over 50 stone flooring options Bespoke stone items including fireplaces, hearths and washbasins Stone worktops A display of kitchens by Italian specialists Scavolini

Thame 43A Upper High Street TEL 01844 261768

OX9 2DW

www.stoneworld.co.uk

For all your stone needs also exterior stone at Views Farm, Great Milton, Oxon OX44 7NW TEL 01844 279274


Autumn Awareness for Pets

With the weather getting colder you might think that your pet is safe from fleas, but unfortunately the central heating that keeps us warm also keeps the fleas thriving. Adult fleas live in the coat of your dog or cat – their bites can cause itching, allergic reactions, anaemia and can also transmit tapeworms. However the adult fleas only account for 5% of the flea population; the other 95% resides in the environment (in your carpets, wooden floors, furniture or garden) as flea eggs, larvae and pupae. This means that as well as treating your pet it is important to use a product that also controls the environmental parasite burden. The wildlife in your garden such as hedgehogs, rabbits and foxes

CROSSROADS

can also carry fleas so your garden can be full of flea eggs just waiting to hatch onto your pet. There are several Spot On flea treatments that can be bought from your vets that sterilise the fleas as well as killing them, meaning that all stages of the flea life cycle are taken care of. Regular vacuuming and washing pets bedding at 60°C helps reduce the number of eggs, pupae and larvae in the environment. There are also household spray products that can help if you have an infestation. Speak to your vets for advice to control fleas this winter. Remember, fleas can be passed between cats and dogs so it is important to treat all animals in the house.

VETERINARY CENTRE

Celebrating ov 50 yers as ou frndy cring pofesional small imal Verinry Practie Consultations six days a week Operating facilities at our three surgeries Emergency cover until 11pm by our own vets Private parking at all our branches Pet healthcare plans

Visit our online pet shop @ www.vetswycombe.co.uk H IGH W YCOMBE S URGERY Phone (01494) 459095

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H AZLEMERE S URGERY Phone (01494) 718700

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Get the festive season off to a flying start with gift ideas galore at Waterperry.

UPVC Fascia’s, Guttering & Soffits

Visit the Gallery and Gift Barn for unique gifts for all the family and our Christmas Shop for everything you need for the tree. Pick up a Waterperry-grown Christmas tree and handmade wreath form the Garden Shop and fill up on fabulous festive food at our Teashop Miss H’s. Don’t miss our Christmas Markets 15th & 16th November and 13th & 14th December 10.30am – 4pm and Find Santa’s Reindeer 15th November – 4th January. Eight acres of inspirational gardens steeped in horticultural history.Open everyday 10am till 5pm. Christmas Opening 27th to 30th Dec10am to 4pm Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 31st Dec to 2nd Jan. www.waterperrygardens.co.uk or tel. 01844 339254 Waterperry, Near Wheatley, Oxford OX33 1JZ

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• Guttering • Soffits • Drainpipes • Fascias • Cladding • Bargeboards Bucks Fascia & Guttering are a friendly, reliable, local family business who specialise in many aspects of property maintenance. Free Estimates, Very Competitive Rates

Office: 01296 719644 Mobile: 07544 859393 Email: kevin@doherty20.orangehome.co.uk www.bucksfasciaguttering.co.uk

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Local company with over 15 years of experience

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R.S Hall Upholstery 31 years experience

All Upholstery Work Undertaken Re-upholstery | Sofas & Chairs | Loose Covers | Antiques Pubs & Clubs | Schools | Hospitals | Office Chairs All fabrics at competitive prices, upholstery sundries and all sizes of foam

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- The 50plus • Plumbing • Electrical • Handyman • From small works... • To larger projects

• Locally based • Free estimates • Friendly advice • NICEIC & Gas Safe personnel • Free 50plus HomeCare Club for discount always and great offers

0845 22 50 495 www.the50plus.co.uk By the 50plus for people of all ages

Lucy’s Recipe Corner Shortbreads A super yummy snack, best served in front of a warm fire with a hot chocolate. Preheat the oven to 180°c or gas mark 4. Rub the butter, caster sugar and flour all together in a large bowl between your fingers until it looks like breadcrumbs. Add the milk to the mixture and knead it to turn it into a ball of dough. Let it cool in the fridge for half an hour. Sprinkle a bit of flour on your worktop and roll out the dough until it’s about 1cm thick. Use some PAGE 24

cookie cutters to make shapes and pop them onto a baking tray, nicely spaced. You can prick them with a fork to give them the classic shortbread look. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes and then turn out onto a wire rack to cool. Ingredients 125g butter 50g caster sugar 175g plain flour 1 tablespoon milk www.chilterndirectories.co.uk


The Shepherd’s Crook

The Shepherd’s Crook presents its festive season and is now taking bookings for December. Bring your family and friends to celebrate in style. A selection from our Christmas party menu: English pancake stuffed with mixed seafood, topped with a mushroom and garlic sauce Seared woodland pigeon with black pudding and gin soaked damsons Individual beef Wellington with diane sauce, roast potatoes and curly kale Taggio, chestnut and cranberry filo pastry pie with tarragon mash and roast root vegetables Salted caramel filled chocolate truffle with cream

For more of our festive menu, please visit: www.the-shepherds-crook.co.uk Three courses: £25; Two courses: £19 An a la carte menu is also available.

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Shepherd’s Crook Welcome Crook Welcome to to the Shepherd’s Crook Enjoy our fine cellar and kitchen in the idyllic Oxfordshire Countryside Enjoy our fine cellar and kitchen in the idyllic Oxfordshire Countryside The Shepherd's Crook is a traditional British Free House set in a beautiful Oxfordshire country village. The Shepherd's Crook is a traditional British Free House set in a beautiful Oxfordshire country village. We can offer a wide selection of the finest Beers, Ales, Wines and Spirits including locally brewed and We can offer a wide selection of the finest Beers, Ales, Wines and Spirits including locally brewed and independent products as well as the brands you know and love. independent products as well as the brands you know and love.

Jazz at the - Monthly dinner & live live jazz Jazz the Crook Crook Monthly dinner & Join us forat an evening of fine dining -and entertainment. Advanced booking essential: jazz Join us for an evening of fine dining and entertainment. Advanced booking essential:

Saturday 18th October - Tina May - www.tinamay.com Saturday15th 18thNovember October - Tina - www.tinamay.com Saturday - T J May Johnson - www.tjjohnson.co.uk Saturday6th 15th November - T at J Johnson - www.tjjohnson.co.uk Saturday December - Jazz the Movies, A Swinging Christmas - www.jazzatthemovies.co.uk Saturday 6th December Jazz at the Movies, A Swinging Christmas - www.jazzatthemovies.co.uk Saturday 10th January 2015 - Ray Gelato - www.raygelato.com Saturday 10th January 2015 - Ray Gelato - www.raygelato.com Call us for more information on these fantastic and unique evenings, or check out our website: Call us for more information on theseThe fantastic and unique evenings, or check out our website: www.the-shepherds-crook.co.uk Shepherd's Crook, Crowell, Chinnor, OX39 4RR www.the-shepherds-crook.co.uk The Shepherd's Crook, Crowell, Chinnor, OX39 4RR 01844 355266 01844 355266

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Look forward to a comfortable, warm and secure winter Autumn is a lovely season; there's something magical about the crisp, clear days, the first smell of woodsmoke, and leaves beginning to turn golden brown. But it is also a reminder that winter is approaching, and so it is also the time when many people begin to research care options for themselves or an elderly loved-one. So for anyone concerned about their own wellbeing or that of a family member or friend, we invite you to get in touch with us at this time. Our award-winning homes are a refreshing alternative to what many people think of when considering a care home: lovely surroundings, excellent menu, and a programme of activity, entertainment and hobbies that is acknowledged as industry-leading. But most importantly, we believe our care is second to none. Don’t wait for the nights to draw in and the cold to take hold. Call us today and give yourself the time you need to plan for a pleasant winter, whatever the weather brings.

Chiltern Grange Care Home Ibstone Road, Stokenchurch HP14 3GG (Sat Navs: HP14 3XR)

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• Independent, family run business • Just £40 for a standard sized one or two door oven • Extensively trained oven cleaning specialists • Courteous, professional, reliable • Completely safe and eco-friendly cleaning method • Hobs, extractors, microwaves and BBQ’s • No obligation estimates • Gift vouchers available • Saturday appointments

We cover your area!

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Cash in your garage/shed Cash paid for unwanted motorcycles

Polyanthus Christmas Hyacinths Mini Cyclamen Narcissus Baskets Large Cyclamen Winter baskets and tubs Planted bowls of Hyacinths Pansies, Polyanthus & Cyclamen & Daffodils Compost & sundries Compost, canes and sundries....

Any age, any condition. Also old parts and memorabilia wanted.

Call James on 07590 836365 Stokenchurch

All Types Chimney Sweep Bird guards for chimneys Chimney Camera Suveying

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STOKENCHURCH MEMORIAL HALL SOCIAL CLUB OXFORD ROAD, STOKENCHURCH, BUCKS HP14 3RG

Telephone: 01494 482260

new website at www.stokenchurchclub.org

Renew Your Membership Online New Members Always Welcome Saturday 15th November: Live! Ska Souls. New Year’s Eve – Members Only Bingo every Tuesday at 7.30 pm Whist every Thursday at 7.30 pm

Reminders for these events are posted on our ad boards nearer the time. Local brewery real ales at cheaper than pub prices. Family Friendly, Private Members Bar, Function Hall, Sky Sports. To advertise here please call Jan on 07712 816336

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Certified Bookkeepers Filed your Self-assessment Tax Return Yet? If not, why not? Is the prospect of completing a return from the heap of receipts and bank statements just too daunting? Then let us help Not only can we neatly collate your paperwork but we can insure that you fill in your return correctly, on time and without all the stress! We are quick, efficient and very competitive with our pricing. To discuss your requirements or for more information visit our website, www.cashtrak.co.uk or call us on 01865 522785 for a ‘no obligation’ chat Experience with Sage, Clearbooks and Xero Software packages and, of course, Excel

COMPUTER PROBLEMS ??? We have the answer! Virus / Spyware removal. Networking / Internet probs. Home / business users Set fees for common probs. No fix no fee Free local call out Evenings & weekends

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Recipe Mulled Wine

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1 Bottle of Red Wine 1 Orange 1/4 cup of Brandy 8 - 10 cloves 1/3 cup of Honey or Sugar 3 Cinnamon Sticks 1 tsp Fresh Ginger a. Put all the ingredients except the brandy in a saucepan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved. Add more sugar to taste. b. Remove from the heat and stir in the brandy c. Strain into heatproof glasses and serve at once. PAGE 32

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New Pet? Problem Pet? Here at Bells and Whistles we are committed to kind, fun and most of all effective training. We run group classes including Puppy School, agility, rally and 'manners' training for your dog as well as affordable 1-2-1 training.

Whether you want the best start for your new puppy, someone to walk your dog or if you and your pet are suffering with a behavioural issue (not just dogs!) Call us or visit our website.

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OPPOSITE THE KINGS HOTEL

Convenience Value Community 7-9pm Mon - Fri 8-9pm Sat & Sun

In Store Bakery Dry cleaning • DVD Rental Wines & Spirits Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Fresh Meat • Frozen Foods Hot Food to Go Greetings Cards

Don’t forget to check out our new website for the latest news and fantastic offers

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What can your medical centre do for you? What would you do if? Someone started choking whilst you were at the restaurant, café, cinema…….. Would you leave it to someone else? - Surely it’s the responsibility of these establishments to have trained staff on site – Isn’t it? Surely there would be someone else trained in first aid in the restaurant, café, cinema – Why look to me to help? Forget the restaurant, café, cinema, how about if this happened in your home, or at a friend’s or relatives’ house? - Makes you think doesn’t it. Did you know that last year in the UK that 900 people choked to death, 2500 people were treated for asphyxiation caused by a blockage to their airways, and 29,000 died from cardiac arrest? Overall it is estimated that 150,000 people a year could be given the chance to live if more people had some skills in Basic First Aid. Stokenchurch Medical Centre are offering subsidised courses in Basic Life Saving and Resuscitation, which will be run by a qualified trainer and paramedic for adults and children over 15 years on Saturday 29 November, 9.00am – 12 noon, and on Wednesday 10 December, 6.00pm – 9.00pm. The subsidised cost will be £15.00 (£5 deposit), and numbers will be restricted to 12 on each course. If successful we will look to run other regular sessions. Each course is accredited, and you will receive a certificate on successful completion. More details and signing on forms at the medical centre. PAGE 36

An active life We all know that becoming more active can help in our remaining fit and well, but what is the medical centre doing to assist; The Centre will be open on Saturdays 25 October and 8 November, 9.00am – 12 noon (see Medical Centre in Community Section), where there will be a ‘drop-in’ session for anyone to attend. There will be a number of stands with different sports practitioners ready to encourage anyone to take up a new physical activity. There will be stands offering Nordic Walking at the centre for different levels of abilities to encourage wellbeing, flexibility and weight loss for all ages. Also Sit, Keep Fit and Flex courses for the older person to maintain strength and prevent falls, and Get up and Go courses for those not used to any physical activity. Also an advisor on Kick Starting Weight Loss. Refreshments available. An article from Stokenchurch Medical Centre. www.chilterndirectories.co.uk


Hall Place Veterinary Centre Providing complete veterinary care for your pets since 1993 1a Dodd’s Corner, New Road, Stokenchurch 01494 485855 For all veterinary consultations

94 Little Marlow Road, Marlow 01628 483062

For all veterinary consultations and routine surgery

AMPLE FREE PARKING Our main hospitalisation and surgical facilities are conveniently located at: Lee Farm, Lee Lane, Pinkneys Green, Maidenhead 01628 622086

www.hallplaceveterinarycentre.co.uk

Puppy training: Make the most of the key 7-18 week window, when your puppy learns best with home based 1 to 1 training Lifeskills training: Train your dog successfully with our rewards based, positive training program Behaviour consultations: Tackle antisocial and challenging behaviours within the home or public environments Call Ainsley on 07979 307392 Or visit www.doglogic.co Professional Local 1-1 training

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the traditional sweet shop & tea room 36-37 High Street, West Wycombe Bucks, HP14 3AG Wedding Favours | Children's Party bags |Corporate Events Tel: 01494 529539 Email: jill_c_povey@hotmail.com www.traditionalsweeties.com Opening Times: Monday to Sunday 9am until 5pm

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BRYANTS FIREWOOD MERCHANTS

The Dashwood Old Oxford Road Piddington HIGH WYCOMBE Bucks HP14 3BH

All Seasoned Split Logs Full & Half Loads Net Bags Large & Small Bags of Kindling

tel: 01494 881488 E: thedashwood@aol.com

Workshop at Lower Church Street Opening hours 2pm - 7pm Mon - Sat Sundays by appointment only. Lower Church Street, Stokenchurch High Wycombe HP14 3TG

W: thedashwoodarms.co.uk

New Chef, Exciting New menu Lunchtimes and Evenings.

Live music every Saturday night.

TEL:

01494 482365

Monthly Comedy night Free venue for your own event.

Stokenchurch Dog Rescue Dog(s) of the Month Hi, my name is Simba, I’m a 6 year old German Shepherd Dog type. I am a lovely boy although very over-weight, I am on a strict diet and my new owners must continue this as I am doing well and losing some of my excess weight. I am very strong so will need some lead training, my exercise will need to be built up gradually as I lose more weight.

Rescue any day except Thursday between 2pm and 4pm. Many thanks Lisa

I LOVE my toys and will quite happily entertain myself with them. I would like a home with people who have experience of German Shepherd Dogs I cannot live with dogs or cats and would like a home where any children are aged 10 years and over. If you are interested in offering any of our dogs a loving home please visit Stokenchurch Dog

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New stylist & new hours!

Salon on the Green

We are delighted to welcome Jennifer from the Hair Gallery as our newest stylist.

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We are also pleased to be able to offer more late evening appointments to clients, as we’re now also open til 8 on Tuesdays.

opening hours Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

closed 9.30 a.m. – 8 p.m. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

CHURCH ST, STOKENCHURCH HP14 3TH

T: 01494 485183

West Wycombe

Village Store & Post Office We boast the best selection of   unusual cards and gifts anywhere - unless you know better?!

Large selection of  Charity Christmas cards Christmas gifts to suit all tastes and budgets. Off  license and general g  license and general groceries

Would YOU like more local customers? Reach the heart of the local community Village Store:  Mon - Sat 8.30 - 6.00pm  Sun - 11.00 - 5.00pm

Post Office:  Mon - Fri 9.00 - 5.30pm  Sat - 9.00 - 12.30pm

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Soak Yourself

Walking towards the boutique, I could smell the amazing aromas, somehow escaping through the doors, and travelling down the street to meet me. The place I am visiting is the ‘SOAK Yourself Bath & Body Boutique’, located on the High Street in Lane End, which opened in August. As I entered through the front door, I let out a gasp of delight at the loveliness of the space. Designed with an up-cycled feel in mind, the shop is an oasis of calm.

Q: Why Lane End? There’s not much footfall in the High Street. A: Our flagship products (the Bath Ritual Recipe Kits) have been on the market for two years, selling online and into other retailers such as Fortnum & Mason. The time came to expand, and the premises in Lane End were perfect with two large rooms in the back, which have become the manufacturing and production spaces. Originally, I was going to use the shop front as desk space, but decided to open the showroom instead. Also, Lane End has a very large catchment area, and being able to visit the boutique to buy a gift negates having to travel to Marlow or High Wycombe.

all in one place. We have a mix and match service where you can personally choose little treats and have them beautifully packaged. All of our products are made with natural ingredients, organic as far as possible, 100% essential oils, they are made by hand, and are luxuriously packaged. Our goal is to help people to relax more, and we encourage everyone to try to take small steps towards going chemical free when it comes to body care. Q: Do you have any celebrity clients? A: Yes, one in particular we are very delighted to have as a customer, and I would love to tell you who she is, but then we might lose her custom as she is a very private person. We also provide bespoke gift selections to a prominent London restaurant owner, a Lord, and a few other wellknown faces. Q: What is the most exciting destination one could go to and see your products? A: Wow, that’s a tough one. It would probably have to be the Four Seasons Resort in Mauritius. I highly recommend a visit. The range of soaps and bath kits speak for themselves. You can find the boutique at 21 High Street, Lane End, HP14 3JF, Tel 01494415710 www.soakyourself.co.uk

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It’s all Childs Play Stocking Fillers When it comes to Christmas it’s often the presents which get the lion’s share of attention but I wonder how many children could name a present from the previous year, let alone years gone by? With money scarce in most families it’s good to remind ourselves that children don’t need excesses of toys but a well chosen gift picked with the child in mind and given with love. In my family it’s the stocking presents which tend to create lasting memories. I still recall the delight in discovering whole walnuts and a Satsuma in my Christmas stocking. Some years ago I was reminded of this by the look of wonder on my three year old son’s face as he reached in his stocking and bought out a juicy fruit. Turning to me as he did so, with sparkly eyes and wide grin he exclaimed ‘How does Father Christmas know how much I like tangerines?’ Moments like these are priceless. In my experience good stocking fillers take weeks, if not months of preparation and collecting to find the right ‘treasures’ which will delight and amaze. For me the Christmas stocking personifies much of the spirit of Christmas as a time of thoughtfulness and giving. Something handmade or collected slowly and steadily over the course of the year often requires far greater time investment than the latest must-have present ordered online, and perhaps this is why it can say so much about the child and giver. In fact each year I find myself wishing that us adults had put a cap on present spending or opted for Christmas stockings instead. Last year, faced with the prospect of my gorgeous mum enjoying her last Christmas with us, I decided to create a magical day complete with old fashioned games and a stocking. In the weeks leading up to Christmas my children and I made and collected PAGE 42

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Recipe Ginger Christmas Puddings These fruity mini puds flavoured with stem ginger are much lighter than a traditional rich Christmas pudding and don’t need to be made weeks in advance. Makes 6 Ready in 1 hour 30 minutes 175g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 175g self-raising flour ½ tsp baking powder 175g light muscovado sugar 1 tsp each ground mixed spice and ground ginger 3 large eggs 100g dried mixed fruit 50g glace cherries, chopped 50g stem ginger, finely chopped 4 tbsp stem ginger syrup Softly whipped cream or brandy butter, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas Mark 5. Butter six small pudding basins (each about 200ml capacity) and line the bases with circles of baking parchment. 2 Place the butter, flour, baking powder, sugar, spices and eggs in a large mixing bowl and beat together with an electric mixer for 1-2 minutes until pale and creamy. Fold in the dried mixed fruit and two-thirds of the cherries and stem ginger. 3 Divide the mixture evenly between the prepared pudding basins then cover each basin with a circle of greased and pleated baking parchment and secure PAGE 52

with string. Cover each basin with pleated foil. 4 Stand the basins in a roasting tin and pour in enough boiling water to come halfway up the sides of the basins. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until risen, firm to the touch and a skewer inserted into a pudding comes out clean. 5 Leave the puddings to stand for 10 minutes then turn out onto serving plates. Mix the remaining cherries and ginger with the stem ginger syrup and spoon over the puddings. Serve with cream or brandy butter. Tip For a boozy flavour, gently heat the stem ginger syrup with 1-2 tbsp of rum or brandy then pour over the hot puds just before serving. To advertise here please email salesvv@live.co.uk


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Book Review War and Peace In November we remember Armistice Day and it’s always a moving and contemplative time of the year. It’s particularly poignant now we’ve reached 2014, as we mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1 and remember those who gave their lives fighting in the trenches, and for the lost generation who never returned. Whether they’re based on fact or purely fiction, the stories and novels of WW1 still resonate today. Here are some of the most unforgettable. Line of Fire: Diary of an Unknown Soldier Barroux (Author), Sarah Ardizzone (Translator) This remarkable and unusual book came from the chance discovery of a diary. French writer and illustrator Barroux found the journal of an unknown soldier in a rubbish heap on a Parisian street. Barroux’s simple and often stark pencil illustrations have brought the words of the soldier to life and given us a rare glimpse into the first two months of WW1.The diary begins just as France officially declares war, and the soldier’s often heartrending descriptions cover a broad spectrum of emotions: from the physical ache and rub of boots in the here and now, to the hope and longing for his family and for a safe passage through the conflict. What became of the soldier we will perhaps never know, but here we have a rare glimpse into a moment and a life, in time. A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway Based on his own experiences of the First World War, volunteering for the ambulance service in Italy, A Farewell to Arms is a love story between Frederic Henry (a Lieutenant serving in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army) and a nurse called Catherine Barkley. Set against a brutal and bloody backdrop, the novel is full of moments of sheer romanticism and passion. Hemingway’s descriptions of war are truly unforgettable and the themes of love and death make for a very dramatic read. PAGE 56

All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque A group of young, idealistic and gung-ho teenagers are excited and fired-up by their teacher, eager to enlist to fight in the war. What follows is the horrific realisation of what conflict really is, and the terrors of life in the trenches are soon revealed. Paul Baumer was one of those students for whom the war was at first an adventure. The young group of classmates fall apart after the first bombardment, leaving the survivors languishing in a hell of their own choosing. Paul vows to keep on living and to fight against a war that pits young men against others of the same generation. War Horse Michael Morpurgo. From the pen of acclaimed children’s author, Michael Morpurgo, comes a story that has captivated kids and adults alike. Joey is a beautiful young foal who is sold to the army and quickly finds himself charging into battle as the war rages in France. Told through Joey’s eyes, this is a powerful story about friendship, humility and humanity. Joey battles to stay alive and never lets go of his dream of returning home to his original owner, Albert and the farm life he left behind. This powerful story has become both an emotive stage show in the West End and a Hollywood blockbuster. Regeneration Pat Barker Pat Barker’s novel was inspired by her grandfather’s own experiences during World War 1 and a lot of the characters are based on the accounts of individuals who were treated for ‘shell-shock’ and posttraumatic stress disorder (although it wasn’t recognised as such at the time) at Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh. The title refers to the research carried out by psychologist W.H.R. Rivers into nerve regeneration after mental and emotional trauma, and explores the medical practices and treatments of the time. The story centres on an English officer who is sent to a military hospital after refusing to continue to fight in the war. To advertise here please email salesvv@live.co.uk


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Finance How to Organise Your Christmas Spending Nobody wants the worry of huge credit card debts in the New Year, so why put yourself through that stress when you can be organised in advance? With a little forethought and planning it’s possible to get to the New Year with finances intact, without compromising on the celebrations. These ideas will make your money go further, help to keep your spending in check and let you stay firmly in the black. Saving money in Christmas Clubs Christmas Clubs are still popular despite the problems experienced by Farepak Hampers in 2006 when savers lost their money. They are basically savings schemes that help you spread the cost of Christmas, with members making small monthly deposits that cannot be withdrawn until November or December. Savings may be exchanged for vouchers to be spent in certain stores, or sometimes a catalogue is sent out from which you choose your gifts. Christmas Clubs are a good place to put money aside if you’re finding it difficult to open a bank or building society account, or you might be tempted to splurge it all on a holiday. Some people might find them too restrictive when it comes to buying presents though, and prefer to accrue interest on their savings, however paltry the amount. The level of protection for your money depends on the individual scheme. The Christmas Prepayment Association was set up to help regulate this industry, so it would be worthwhile checking the membership status of your chosen club. If you can put money away into a separate bank account or track your Christmas ‘fund’ within an existing savings account, that would be a better idea. You have the freedom to shop where you like, and withdraw some of the money if you spot the perfect present before December. Is it worth trying a cash back site? Cash back sites like Quidco and Top Cashback offer a percentage cash back on every purchase made. PAGE 60

A directory of participating online retailers is listed on these sites, which pay a referral fee to the cash back site for directing shoppers their way. A percentage of this fee becomes the cash back you receive. Both Quidco and Top Cashback offer two tiers of membership. The basic account is free of charge, with the ‘premium’ account offering additional services for a £5.00 annual fee. A range of payout methods is available, including having your money paid into a bank account, PayPal account, or choosing an Amazon Gift Card. It’s a good idea to move your money as soon as possible as it won’t be protected should the cash back company go into administration. Also consider telling family and friends what you are doing, as the sites sometimes offer a referral fee for new sign-ups. Quidco currently offer a £2.50 bonus for each referral who earns £5.00 cash back themselves. A good time to use credit Purchases of £100 to £30,000 are automatically protected under Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act. This means that if the trader goes out of business, or the product is faulty and you can’t get your money back from the seller, your credit card company provides a full refund. For larger Christmas purchases, it’s a good idea to use a credit card for this reason alone as long as the outstanding balance is repaid as soon as possible. It offers a valuable level of protection that isn’t available with a debit card. Some credit card companies also offer purchase protection, so that if an item is lost or stolen they will refund you in full within a certain period of time - often 90 days. It’s worthwhile keeping your receipts and credit card statements for at least this length of time in case of any problems.

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Kitchen/bathroom Design & Installation All domestic electrical work undertaken. f New installations, Re-wires, Lighting Sockets, Showers, Fuse Boxes.o r Floor/wall tiling & under tile heating. All aspects of carpentry All services for your projects. For a complete professional service call: Tel: 01494 882859 Mob: 07956 105443 Email: johnearley1@gmail.com www.jehomeimprovements.co.uk

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Community Useful Numbers all in one place! 1st Downley Guides Adult Education (Stokenchurch) Bisham Concert Band Bridge Club (Lane End) 2nd Stokenchurch Brownies (Wed) Cadmore End Cricket Club Cadmore End Village Hall (Bookings) Camera Club (Stokenchurch) Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway Community Bus (Stokenchurch) Conservation Group (Lane End) Cricket Club (Stokenchurch) Crimestoppers Cubs (Stokenchurch) Dance Club (Stokenchurch) Downley Community Centre Four Ends Flower Club Frieth Village Hall Guides (Stokenchurch) Highways on call High Wycombe Shopmobility Ibstone Parish Council Ibstone Women’s Institute Judo Club (Stokenchurch) Kites Club Ibstone Lane End Pharmacy Lane End Players Lane End Primary School & Nursery Lane End Surgery Lane End Village Hall Lane End Youth and Community Centre Library (Stokenchurch) Mary Towerton School Medical Centre (Stokenchurch) Police (non emergency) Parish Council (Lane End) Parish Council Office (Stokenchurch) Piddington and District Village Hall Piddington & Wheeler End Parish Council Pre-School (Stokenchurch) Over Sixties Stokenchurch Peter Lipman Rendezvous Mother & Toddler Royal British Legion Lane End Scouts (Stokenchurch) Squash & Racketball Club - Watlington Stokenchurch & Hambleden Valley Children’s Centre Stokenchurch Day Centre (Alan Purslow) Stokenchurch Educational Charity Stokenchurch Memorial club Stokenchurch Rainbows STOPAG (Stokenchurch) Towerhouse Surgery Tuesday Luncheon Club Lane End West Wycombe Combined School West Wycombe Parish Council Women’s Institute (Stokenchurch) Women’s Institute (West Wycombe) Wine and Beer Circle (Stokenchurch) Youth Club (Lane End)

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1st Stokenchurch Scout Group Firework Display – The annual firework display organised by Stokenchurch Scouts & Guides will take place on Saturday 8th November at Studley Green Community Centre. Gates Open 6pm, Bonfire lighting at 6.30pm, Display starts 7.00pm. Tickets: Adult £5, Child £3 at the gate. Hot Dogs, Hot drinks, Tuck shop. Free shuttle bus from Kings Hotel Stokenchurch Scout Jumble and book sale Scorpion Explorer Scouts -Fundraising for 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan 2015 - Saturday 1st November 11.00am – 1.00pm, Stokenchurch Methodist Church Hall. HP14 3TZ Race Night - Fundraising for 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan 2015. Saturday 15th November at 7.30pm at Stokenchurch Scout HQ. £7.50 to include hot supper. Contact Grace Allman at allmangrace3@gmail.com or Matthew on 01494 883221, fiona@pennythree.co.uk for details. Radnage Village Hall Quiz Night – 7pm, Friday 4th November at Radnage Village Hall. Come along and test your knowledge. £12.00 per person to include a “posh ploughmans” supper. Teams of 8 or if you would like to join a team, please let us know. Tickets available from Rosy 482356, Julie 483238, Moyra 484482 or Mary 483545. We will have a Licensed bar so no BYO please!! M40 CEG AGM on Thursday 13th November,2014. Starts at 7.40pm with speakers at 8pm. This is in The Jubilee Hall, Lewknor, OX49 5TL. Speakers are James Owen talking about the Swindon Project and Giles Parker speaking on Sound Barriers. Tea and coffee will be served. Lane End Youth & Community Centre If you’re looking for a venue for a family get together or celebration, please come and have a look at what we can offer at very competitive prices. We are now busy finalising our plans for Christmas and the New Year, join us on Facebook to be one of the first to know what’s going on. We wish you a Happy Christmas and look forward To advertise here please call Jan on 07712 816336

to seeing you all again in the New Year. Lane End Youth & Community Centre, Edmonds Road, Lane End, High Wycombe, HP14 3EJ T: 01494 883878 M: 07932 326046 E: leycc@hotmail.co.uk Ibstone C of E Infant School Christmas Fair Saturday 6th December Noon-3pm. A fun event for all the family including Santa’s Grotto, Secret Present Room, Raffle, Face Painting, Tombola, Children’s Crafts, Refreshments and more... Entrance: Adults £1 Children 50p. Come along and join us for festive fun ! All monies raised go to benefit the children that attend the school. Lane End Village Hall Messy Christmas, Lane End Village Hall Sunday 30th November 3.00pm – 5.30pm. A fun new way of doing church for all the family! Craft activities around the theme of the Christmas story followed by some carols, a story and prayers. Then a buffet tea together! All ages welcome - children bring an adult, adults bring a child! West Wycombe Village Hall Enjoy Autumn and Christmas festivities at West Wycombe! The church Bonfire Bazaar will be held in the Village Hall on Saturday 8th November, 11am – 3pm, lots of great stalls, arts & crafts! The village Christmas evening will be on Wednesday 3rd December, loads of fun for all the family! Stokenchurch Stitchers Stokenchurch Stitchers - a friendly and relaxed group that will be meeting on Monday 17th November and Monday 15th December from 7.30 to 9.30pm in the Ayles Room of the St Peter and St Pauls Church, Stokenchurch. All ages and abilities welcome, just bring along your project. £1 per person including drink and biscuit. If you have any questions contact Louise on 01494 482194 or sewcraftylou@gmail.com Stokenchurch and Water End Allotments The Allotment Association opens its store on the Stokenchurch allotments every Saturday PAGE 73


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between 10.00am and 12 noon, for the sale of seeds, tools, fertilizers and the rental of rotavators and strimmers at very reasonable prices. Membership and Associate Membership is available. Please come along and see what is available. Lane End Support Group The group has been set up for parents and carers of children with special needs and disabilities. It is an informal group meeting on the second Thursday in the month at the Sure Start Center , Lane End Primary school, from 9.30am-11.30am. The group offers friendship, help, advice and a chance to chat with other parents . The dates up to December 2014 : 13th November, 11th December. On 13th November at 10am. Victoria who is a child behaviour consultant, will be coming to give ideas about how to manage difficult behaviours. For more information contact Lo Smith on 01494- 881147 lorrainesmith00@gmail.com Lane End Parish Council On Friday 5th December 2014 6.30pm8.30pm, Lane End Parish Council is holding a Christmas Carols Evening in the Village Hall. See the Christmas lights being switched on outside and listen to Carols, Mummers play and enjoy free refreshments in the hall. All is provided by our Community. Thame & Wheatley Ramblers Nationally Ramblers members organize a programme of around 45,000 walks every year, with Oxfordshire Ramblers arranging over 700 of them. In particular, the Thame & Wheatley group has a 6 mile walk from Wheatley on Sunday 16th November or, for something more challenging, there is an 8½ mile hilly woodland walk from Ibstone Common with a pub stop on Saturday December 6th. For more information on these and other walks phone 01865 874300 or check the website www.ramblers-oxon.org.uk Risborough & District Model Railway Club Saturday 21st of February 2015 from 10.00am - 5.00pm. RISEX 2015 Model Railway Exhibition Community Centre (adjacent to Springs PAGE 74

swimming pool), Wades Park, Stratton Road, Princes Risborough, Bucks, HP27 9AX Adults £3.00, Child £2.00 Contact Adrian Harford 01296 415107 risexmanager@rdmrc.org.uk www.rdmrc.org.uk Downley Village Evening Women’s Institute We meet at the Community Centre School Close Downley HP13 5TR on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7.45pm. We have speakers booked each month on a wide range of subjects. We are friendly and are pleased to welcome visitors and new members. Do join us one evening. Contact 01494 535998 Tower House Surgery Friendly NHS care for Downley, West Wycombe, Piddington and beyond. New patients - see www.towerhousesurgery.com for all you need to know. Early/late appointments, online booking, order prescriptions straight to your pharmacy. Contraceptive coils and implants. Flu jabs now booking up. Get yours soon and beat the rush! Downley Evening WI Dates for your diary! Special events coming up: Quiz evening, Thursday 13th November at 7.30pm in the church hall. Angelicus: our annual evening of Christmas music and readings Thursday 4th December at 8pm in the church. For further information, call Rosemary on HW 538966 Rennie Grove Hospice Care Sunday 16th November - The Muddy Mucker is a new fundraising event for Rennie Grove Hospice Care to really test your endurance! Complete a five mile challenge at Green Park in Aston Clinton, tackling various obstacles along the way. You’re guaranteed to get muddy! Starts at 10am. Registration is £30. For details visit www.renniegrove.org/muddymucker or call 01442 820740. Sunday 30th November: Rennie Grove Hospice Care will be holding its annual Light Up A Life service at Duke Street Gardens in Princes Risborough at 4pm. Join together to light candles in memory of your loved ones. The evening will also involve a prayer, Bible reading and To advertise here please email salesvv@live.co.uk


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Christmas carol. After the event there will be light refreshments. Sunday 22nd March 2015 from 8.00am - Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s Chilterns Cycle Challenge. Kingsbury Square, Kingsbury, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2JA. 01442 820740 rennieway@renniegrove.org www.facebook.com/chilternscycle To find out more about the event and to register, please visit our website www.renniegrove.org/chilternscycle or contact the team on 01442 820740 Wye Valley Quilters The Wye Valley Quilters meet in Longburrow Hall, Stokenchurch on six Saturdays a year. For more information please contact Margaret on 01494 783167. Ridgeway U3A We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 2.30pm in the Pavilion on the Recreation ground in Watlington. Visitors are very welcome. Members:- Free. Visitors:- £4.00 inc. refreshments. Annual Subs.:- £18.50. Radnage Women’s Institute We meet on the first Wednesday of every month in the Radnage Village Hall at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. We are a friendly bunch and we are always pleased to welcome visitors and new members. November 5th: One Can on our Doorstep Sarah Mordaunt December 3rd: Christmas Meeting January 7th 2015: No Meeting February 4th 2015: Diabetes - The Next Epidemic? - Crissy Darley Risborough Area Community Bus We run services from Bledlow Village and Bledlow Ridge to Princes Risborough Rail Station and the High Street every Wednesday and Friday: For more information go to racb.co.uk or call Georgina on 07941 963097 Lane End Action Group In 2013 Lane End Action Group was formed. Our aim is to modernise the playing fields and bringing To advertise here please call Jan on 07712 816336

the community together, and we are making good progress. We would welcome more people to help us, e.g. fund raising and organising events. Contact Mark Lockwood ( Chair) on 01494 880045. Stokenchurch Community Bus A fundraising coffee morning for the Stokenchurch Community Bus is being held on Monday 24th November, at Longburrow Hall between 10.00am and 11.45am. Please come and join us for coffee/tea, bring and buy, cakes, Christmas treats, raffle, books, bric a brac and nearly new clothes. Stokenchurch Women’s Institute Our meetings are held at Longborrow Hall, Park Lane at 7.30 pm on the second Wednesday of each month and all new faces are welcome. For more information please call Wendy on 01494 482047. Wednesday 12th November AGM no Speaker Wednesday 10th December - Christmas Party Lane End Conservation Group Meet on the first Saturday of each month at 10.00 am in the Doctors’ Surgery car park and work for a couple of hours on a variety of tasks such as footpath clearance. If you are interested, do come along and join us or to find out more. Stokenchurch Juniors Football Club We take boys and girls from 4 to 16 to have fun at football. Training is in the evening and games are played on Sundays. Contact info@stokenchurchjuniors.com or 01494 484965 (answerphone). Stokenchurch Community Library Thanks to all the library users we are going from strength to strength. Our information hub is up and running and if you want to advertise a noncommercial activity, please call into the library. And don’t forget we are still looking for volunteers to join our loyal team.

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Stokenchurch Youth Club Any volunteers to join the Management Committee should contact secretary@stokenchurchyouth.org.uk We will be closed on 26th December & 2nd January, re-opening January 9th Stokenchurch Village Carol Service Sunday 14th December at 2.30pm at St Peter and St Paul’s Church Bisham Concert Band Christmas Concert for all the family: Saturday 6th December at 7.30 pm at Stokenchurch Community Centre, Bartholomew Tipping Way. HP14 3RX. Tickets £8. Children free. Contact Terrie 01494 482422 or James 01494 484165 West Wycombe Afternoon Women’s Institute We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in West Wycombe Village Hall. We are a friendly group with a varied programme of activities and events and extend a warm welcome to new members and visitors. 18th November – AGM, 29th November (Saturday) - Coffee Morning 10am-2pm, The Church Room, West Wycombe High Street. 10th December - Rock & Roll in a Rocking Chair - John Dunsterville, followed by Christmas Party. For more information please call Janice on 01494 881049 or Mary on 01494 881609 Stokenchurch Camera Club Meets 8.00pm Monday evenings at the Stokenchurch Methodist Church with a varied program of lectures, practical evenings and friendly competitions. New members/beginners are always welcome. More information available from our website at www.stokenchurchcameraclub. co.uk or by e.mail to james.kelday@virgin.net or by calling 01494 482886. Downley Bridge Club The Downley Bridge Club meets on Thursday evenings from 7.00pm-10.15pm at the Downley Old School Association, School Close, Downley HP13 5TR PAGE 76

The cost is £2.50 including tea and biscuits. We are a small friendly club and all players, with or without a partner are welcome. Tel: 01494 440892 Stokenchurch Wine & Beer Circle Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month, 8.00pm at Longburrow Hall Stokenchurch. For more information please call 01494 484159 West Wycombe Combined School Are you looking for a school place for your child? We have prospective parent visit on Thursday 6th November at 2.00pm. If you would like to come and visit please contact the school on 01494 523318 or e-mail: admin@westwycombe.bucks.sch.uk. Please visit our website for further information: www.westwycombe.bucks.sch.uk Lane End Evening Women’s Institute November 24th - Annual Meeting December 1st - Christmas Dinner December 9th (Tues) - Annual Christmas Tea For further information, please contact Ann Carter 01494 881987 Four Ends Flower Club Visitors are always welcome (price £5). All you have to do is sit down and enjoy yourself and perhaps win a lovely flower arrangement to take home. Meetings are held at The Village Hall, Lane End on the fourth Thursday of the month at 1.45pm. For more information contact 01494 482724. Over Sixties lunches Over sixties in Stokenchurch know that we still have monthly lunches at the Fleur de Lis. These are held on the third Tuesday of the month, with two courses and tea or coffee for £7. To join us please call Peter Lipman to get the menu and book a place. 01494 483523 Ibstone Women’s Institute We are a small active friendly group, who meet at the school in Ibstone on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm. Call 01491 638245 for further information. To advertise here please email salesvv@live.co.uk


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November/December 2014

Stokenchurch Educational Charity Application Forms are available from Mrs P Colling (Secretary), Kinda Cool, Wycombe Road, Stokenchurch, HP14 3RR (email: pcatkc@gmail.com ) for those wishing to apply for a grant towards academic expenses 2014/15 strict closing date is 30th November each year. STOPAG Thursday November 13th: Lunch as usual at 12.45pm followed by a return visit from Colin Oakes who is going to tell us about ‘Soho London’s Most Colourful Village’. Thursday December 11th: Our Christmas Party, 12.45pm start, followed by an entertaining ‘Chat with Mel Rees’ who will certainly amuse you. All meetings in the Youth Area of the Centre in Bartholomew Tipping Way and we welcome new members (50+) For more information ring Joan on 01494 483033. The Rugged Radnage The RR10K is a challenging multi-terrain run, set in the picturesque Chiltern Hills on the 16th November. We’ve had fantastic feedback, with the race route and the abundant helpful marshals being commented on repeatedly. Further information, including route map, application and sponsorship forms available on: www.ruggedradnage10k.co.uk” West Wycombe Chamber Choir Following the success of our summer concert , the choir fully deserve their summer break. However, we will be back on Wednesdays at 7.45pm at West Wycombe Combined School rehearsing for our Christmas concert at St Lawrence’s Church on Saturday 13th Dec at 7pm. We welcome all new members and are particularly looking for Alto’s and Male singers at the moment. For further information please phone Barry on 01494 536617. Lane End OPAG - 50+ Lane End OPAG meets on the first Thursday of each month, apart from January, at 2.00 pm in Lane End Youth & Community Centre, Edmonds Road – if you are over 50, do come along to one of our meetings. To advertise here please call Jan on 07712 816336

Stokenchurch Medical Centre www.stokenchurchmedicalcentre.co.uk Telephone: 01494-256073 The Medical centre will be closed on the afternoon of Wednesday 19th November for Clinician and Staff training. Flu vaccination letters will be sent out shortly inviting people to attend to receive their flu jabs on Saturdays 25th October and 8th November, 9.00am – 12 noon. We will also be operating a limited number of doctor appointments on that day for commuters who struggle to attend during normal centre hours. Downley Community Centre Downley Community Centre is home to numerous clubs, associations and the local community library and is situated in the centre of the village. We offer two large function rooms, provide ample free parking, unrestricted wheelchair access and can host functions for up to 120 people. Look us up at: www.downley.org/downleycommunity-centre Stokenchurch Parish Council Don’t forget to keep up to date with all the important village news by checking the village website www.stokenchurch.org.uk on a regular basis. If you can’t access the internet, check the parish council notice boards for the latest edition of ‘Stokenchurch Update’, always posted at the beginning of the month. Stokenchurch Parish Council proudly presents- Morgan and West Parlour Tricks, Friday 21st November 2014 at 8.00pm at Longburrow Hall, Stokenchurch, HP14 3TQ. Tickets for this family friendly show are £10.00 (no concessions) and are available now, call 01494 482403, or email hallbookings@stokenchurch.org.uk Lane End Coffee Stop If you want company, chat and coffee, come to the Sycamore Room at the Lane End Village Hall on Thursday mornings between 10.00 am and 12 noon where a warm welcome awaits you. If you would like to share information about a club or society local to you please email us at villageview@live.co.uk. PAGE 77


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Accountants/Bookkeeper Barrels Accounting 65 Cashtrack 32 John Taylor 68 Karen Amor 43 Activity Centre Longridge 45 Aerials Aerialtech Solutions 23 TVT Aerials 70 Antiques Little Green Woodhouse 61 Bath & Body Boutique Soak Yourself 40/41 Bathrooms Bryn Earley 71 Call Plumbing 27 Builders A M G Construction 15 C & R Caine 63 John Lee 18 Brickwork Temple End Brickwork 47 Care Home Chiltern Grange Care Home 29 Carers Risborough Carers 67 Carpenter & Joiner Aspect 27 Joel Smith 43 John Earley 71 Out of the Woods 10 Premier Architectural 46 Carpets Airs House 27 Chimney Sweep A1 Clean Sweep 45 All Types 31 Chiropodist Debbie Luxton 43 Cleaning Cleaning with a Smile 61 Commercial & Cleaning Services 19 Oven Wizards 9 Oventeam 30 Ovenu 63 Priority Service 79 Procare 39 Community Centres Stokenchurch Parish Council 19 Computers Chiltern Computer Services 32 Stokenchurch PC’s 64 Convenience Store CJ Stores 35 Counsellor Kate Brown 59 Curtains SA Reupholstery 48 Bay Tracks 6 Day Nursery Positive Steps 71 Sunshine Montessori 9 Wizkidz 58 Dentist Stokenchurch Dental 2

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Doctors The Good Health Practice Dog Grooming Mutley Makeover Dog Training Bells and Whistles Dog Logic Dog Walking Ian Boyer Domestic Appliances Sharley Domestics Driveways Allscapes Driving Instruction Dave’s Siobhan and Richard’s Electricians Altea Electrics John Earley Mike Smith Paul Smale Equestrian Upper Farm Henton Fencing DJ Macleod Greenways Richard Plumridge Firewood Bryants Firewood DJ Macleod John Woodrow Fishery Upper Farm Henton Foot Professionals Feet Treat Fiona Gibbard Helen Boehm Fuel Lovells Fuel Ltd Furniture Maker Aston Woodware Garage Doors Home Improvement Garage Doors Garage Services Browns Durwards Auto Shop French Car Services Lee Perry Motorsport M.L. Sears Stokenchurch Service Centre Garden Centre Studley Green Garden Store Garden Design Caz Renshaw Design Malcolm Gascoyne Garden Machinery ML Sears Garden Power Equipment Garden Maintenance Allscapes Greenways Markland Gardening Priority Service Garden Nursery Waterperry Gardens

59 71 34 37 50 47 5 15 53 61 71 15 53 5 30 48 35 38 30 53 5 6 68 16 67 15 58 51 14 53 54 70 26 69 53 63 70 27 5 48 11 79 23

Hairdressers/Barbers Just Gents Salon on the Green Handyman Daren McDonald Joel Smith Mark Barlow The 50 Plus Health Products Jayne Connors Heating Engineer Anderson Plumbing and Heating APT Heating Bryn Earley Call Plumbing OilServ Premium Plumbing & Heating Hotels Kings Hotel Hospice Rennie Grove Jewellers Aylesbury Bullion Kitchens John Earley Landscape Gardener Allen Landscaping Allscapes Leisure Buildings BBD Leisure Buildings Locksmiths Promac Locksmiths Mobility Supplies Independent Living Motor Services James Drew Nurseryman M.J.Gee Oil Supplies Boilerjuice Osteopath Wayne Twitchen Painters & Decorators Jon Woodbridge Paving Stoneworld Pest Control Phil Spackman Pet Sitting Ian Boyer Pet Supplies The Kennel Shop Pharmacy Downley Pharmacy Picture Framing Neil Harris Pilates Dawn Wilton Plumbers APS & Sons Ltd Bill Blake Bryn Earley Call Plumbing Dominic Williams Fixed Price Plumber Premium Plumbing & Heating

80 39 14 43 11 24 27 48 49 71 27 9 11 7 45 17 71 71 5 62 58 63 31 31 33 13 43 21 57 50 54 65 35 67 34 50 71 27 45 10 11

The Red Van Plumbers 19 Podiatrist Debbie Luxton 43 Post Office West Wycombe Village Store 39 Property Maintenance Bucks Fascia & Guttering 23 Pubs and Restaurants Kings Hotel 7 The Boot Inn 67 The Dashwood Arms 38 The Fox Country Inn 10 The Shepherds Crook 25 The Three Horseshoes 55 The Tree at Cadmore End 62 Religious Groups New Life Christian Fellowship57 Recruitment Abacus Valuers 67 Removals Aspin & Checkley 57 Roofing L & G Roofing 14 Scaffolding GF Scaffolding 61 Schools Radnage C of E Primary School 58 Ibstone School 47 Social Club Stokenchurch Memorial Hall 31 Solicitors Stefanie O’Bryen 16 Sweet Shops The Traditional Sweet Shop 37 Stage School Stagecoach Thame 12 Stoves North Mill Stoves 64 Taxis Thunderbird Couriers 48 Tracys Transport 34 Yellow Cars 50 Therapist Pamela Wilson 9 Tiling John Earley 71 Tree Surgeon Allscapes 5 DJ Macleod 30 Tuition Robert Green 64 Upholstery RS Hall 24 SA Re-upholstery 46 Vets Crossroads 22 Hall Place Vets 37 Website Design Dean Randell 59 Windows Bryants Double Glazing 26 Finishing Touch 19 Lane End Glazing 50 PLG 6 Silent View 3 Window Doctor 61

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