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ello and welcome to the October edition of Christchurch Eye. You may be a new reader and have just come across our little mag due to our increased distribution lately – so a very warm welcome to you and we hope you enjoy reading our magazine. As it’s Halloween this month we’ve included a Halloween cupcake recipe for you to try with your little ones (perhaps you could hand them out to Trick or Treaters!); plus an interesting article of how Halloween originated. Have fun scraping and shaping those pumpkins this month; I have to say I hate that job, the smell makes me feel quite unwell! Perhaps you can take some inspiration from below but I’m not quite sure my creative talents reach that far!

Contact Us Christchurch Eye 14c Addiscombe Road Christchurch BH23 2AE 01202 477214 www.christchurcheye.co.uk info@christchurcheye.co.uk Published & Edited By: Cheryl Dennett Graphic Design & Layout: Cheryl Dennett Editorial & Advertising: Tel: 01202 477214 Contributors: Julie Ratcliffe, Brogan Mooney, Christchurch Community Celebration Poets, Regent Centre & Phil Tate.

Well happy reading for now and I look forward to talking to you next month with a Christmassy feel on it’s way (I so Loooove this time of year!) as our Christmas Festival will be held at the end of November again this year (dates and times will be in the next issue). Happy Halloween! Cheryl Dennett Editor & Publisher

Contents

Congratulations to John Ruscoe for winning our Sudoku competition in the August edition! We hope you enjoy your beautif ul Bouquet of Flowe rs!

8 Teen Column 10 Business Column 13 Lateral Thinking 15 Mindbenders 18 Community Diary 18 Priory Opening Times 19 Community Diary 21 CCC Poem 24 Coffee Break 26 Kid’s Page 29 Recipe 30 Local History 32 Regent Listings 33 Advertiser’s Guide 33 Puzzle Solutions 34 Useful Contacts

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Local teenagers spread peaceful musical protest on facebook A group of teenagers from Bournemouth are using music and social networking to communicate its desires for the future, and it’s not about rioting and violence. Using a song written by local schoolgirl Rosina Crew, 15, the group wanted to draw attention to some of the issues faced by their generation, focusing in particular on university fees, but in a peaceful way. “Write myself a song” was recorded using only voices and no instruments, and now a video of the song is spreading rapidly through Facebook and YouTube (Rosina Crew).

time of the student protests about university fees. We want to use music to tackle issues we are facing but at the same time we are standing up to violence and saying that is not the way to tackle it. For me, music is a great way of being creative but also for communicating the issues that I think about and other young people think about too. The message of the song is that we have to take control of our future, but violence is not the answer. We want to say to other young people; let your voice be heard, but in a peaceful way.”

Rosina Crew, schoolgirl and songwriter, comments: “Our generation feels very aware of the challenges we are facing now and will face over the next few years. University fees is a real issue at the moment. We don’t believe violence and aggression are the way to tackle them. Social networking has been used badly, but we want to show how we can use it to spread a positive message. I originally starting writing the song around the

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We are an association with two main aims. The first is to enhance the membership of the National Trust by providing talks, outings and social events for members. We make a small profit on each activity and through this accumulated profit we meet our second aim of supporting the National Trust. As we have close links with local properties with get to see parts that the general public does not. An event in September was a private visit to Kingston Lacy with lunch and afternoon tea included.

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Coming up on November 10th at 2.30 pm is a talk to be held at the Priory Hall. This annual event held jointly with Christchurch Branch of the Dorset Wildlife Trust is always good and well attended. Clive Chatters of the Hampshire Wildlife Trust will be giving

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The biggest argument for the Travelodge is that it will bring visitors into the heart of the town and increase footfall, especially as there will not be a restaurant, bar or cafe on the premises. Filling empty premises is important to any town or shopping area. Companies and individuals who make the decision to invest their time and money in taking on such units need to see that as much as possible is being done to draw people in, so that they in turn can attract customers. Christchurch and Highcliffe centres each have banks, a post office and a library to which people regularly visit, so to encourage them to stay a little longer we need these streets to be lively and attractive and footfall is the key to success. I have mentioned in previous columns that events attract people and Christchurch has several over the year. One of the big events is the Christmas Festival and the organising committee of this year’s event have been trying to encourage people to get involved. I know it’s been hard work for the volunteers but the all-day market, followed by Santa and the lights switch on, will take place on Saturday 26th November. The Council does its bit by having free parking on the day and the event is spearheaded by the tourism department. The Chamber of Trade encourages participation in the event by running a shop window dressing competition with great prizes. Attracting people by a variety of means into the shopping areas, especially those who may have never been before, and providing an engaging experience, will have them talking about the town and hopefully returning. This is footfall and the more we can get the better it will be.

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tickets from any Christchurch U3A Band member. All welcome. Saturday 29th October Talbot Heath School are running a FREE event called ‘Girls Go For It at Talbot Heath!’ It is going to involve a range of challenges that girls aged 4-18 can try out such a rock climbing, gokarting, cooking, inventing and they will attempt to climb the equivalent of the height of Table Top mountain to raise money for children’s projects in South Africa. Run in conjunction with Supercamps, it will be great fun & no charge! Talbot Heath School. Rothesay Road, Bmth. 10am - 2pm. Sat 29th October. See www.talbotheath.org for details (nearer the time). Monday 31 October Halloween Ghost Walk led by local historian Michael Hodges. Meet under the arches of the old Town Hall at 6.30pm and be spooked with stories of ghosts around the town centre of Christchurch. Limited tickets available from Christchruch Information Centre, 49 High Street. Adults £3 Child £1.50

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Halloween Spider Cakes Pre-heat oven 300f 170c gas mark 3

You’ll need: Muffin tin with 6 paper muffin cases 120g plain flour 140g castor sugar 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

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Put the flour, sugar, butter and baking powder in a bowl and mix with an electric beater on a low speed.

Whisk the egg and milk together and gradually add to the dry ingredients mixing with the beater on a slow speed.

The mixture will be quite battery and loose. Spoon into the muffin cases so they are about ¾ full and bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 20-25 minutes.

When the muffins are springy to touch remove from the oven and cool completely. If the cakes have risen above the level of the cake case just cut the top off to give a flat surface for decorating.

Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl and add the butter and mix together thoroughly, take two tablespoons of the butter icing and put in a separate bowl, to this you need to sieve in the cocoa powder and mix well together add ¼ teaspoon of milk to the chocolate mix to give it a good consistency to pipe.

Place the marshmallows on the end of cocktail sticks and coat with the melted chocolate stand in eggcups to dry.

Smooth the butter icing onto the cake giving an even coverage all over.

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Take the liquorice blackberries and attach one to each marshmallow with a little butter icing to form the spiders head.

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The de Redvers Family

hroughout 2011 these Christchurch Eye Local History articles are featuring a few of the historic landmarks that can be seen on a stroll along Convent Walk, which celebrated its centenary in June. Much of what can be seen from Convent Walk would probably not exist without the influence of the de Redvers family. As Lords of the Manor for much of the 12th and 13th centuries the family oversaw the growth of Christchurch from a village smaller and less valuable than neighbouring Holdenhurst into a thriving market town with two annual fairs and a renowned Augustinian priory. Originally from Reviers in Normandy, the de Redvers were one of the many noble families that acquired land in England in the wake of the Norman Conquest. However, the Domesday Book records that in 1086 Richard de Redvers possessed only the Dorset manor of Mosterton, but his fortune would be greatly improved as a result of supporting William the Conqueror’s youngest son, Prince Henry, in his squabbles with his two older brothers, Robert and William. Prince Henry eventually seized the crown in 1100 after his brother, now King William II, was killed in a hunting ‘accident’ in the New Forest. As King Henry I he immediately admitted Richard de Redvers to his inner council and granted him lordship of numerous manors including the Manor of Christchurch. Over the next two hundred years the family established the castle as its local stronghold and occasional residence, permitted Augustinian canons to create a priory, fed the poor, and granted generous donations to the town’s burgesses – the forerunners of the Borough Council. In 1257, Richard’s great-greatgreat-grandson, Baldwin, was invested as the Lord of the Manor by King Henry III. In the same year Baldwin married Margaret de Savoy, a teenage cousin of the Queen. Although Margaret gave birth to a son they named John, the boy sadly died in infancy, leaving Baldwin without a male heir. The King later granted Baldwin two charters permitting him to hold markets and fairs on eleven of his manors. The second of these charters, issued shortly after Christmas 1257, gave permission for a fair to be held in Christchurch on the vigil, feast (6th October) and morrow of the maidenly St Faith. This would become the town’s second annual fair, the other being held eight weeks after Easter

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upon the Feast of the Holy Trinity, a local holy day. During the summer of 1262 the twenty-six year-old Baldwin was in France with King Henry III. The King and many of his entourage fell gravely ill – possibly from malaria. Although the King survived, Baldwin was less fortunate. His body was brought back to England and interred at Breamore Priory. The Manor of Christchurch then passed to Margaret as part of her dower – the medieval equivalent of a widow’s pension. When Margaret died in 1292 the Manor was claimed by Baldwin’s sister and heiress, Isabella, and when she died only a few months later it was returned to the crown. This saw the end of the de Redvers dynasty, but the family’s influence undoubtedly helped shape the Christchurch we know today. In commemoration of St Faith’s Fair a costumed exhibition of everyday life in medieval Christchurch will be held at Place Mill on Christchurch Quay on Saturday 8th October from 11.00am until 4.00pm.

Picture: Longbowman Martin Young and barber-surgeon Rory McCreadie at St Faith’s Fair 2010. Colin Austwick©2010

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