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Are you a Wise Owl or a Head-Burying Ostrich when it comes to that d-word? IF you're an Ostrich, you prefer not to think about the inevitable. Being an Ostrich means trusting the fortunes of your loved ones to chance, once you've gone, and having no control over what happens to your possessions and who should benefit from them. TO an ostrich, death is a five-letter word and a load of stigma. IF, however, you're a wise owl, you take the time to think, question, and act in order to write a will, and take steps to protect your loved ones, when you're gone. WHY BOTHER MAKING A WILL? MY FAMILY WILL GET EVERYTHING WHEN I DIE! WON'T THEY? WRITING a Will may be something you've been thinking about for many years. The reasons for having a Will are many, but, if for no other reason, a Will makes life a lot easier for those you leave behind at a time of sorrow. If you die without a Will (Intestate), your family has to sort out many administrative items and are obliged to the decisions made by law as to who

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The Queens Head

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28 MARKET STREET, KIDSGROVE

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Black Horse Home cooked food ser ved 12- 2pm M on- Fri Tradit ion al Dishe s • Da ily Specials Wednesd ay R oast s 2 courses 2 choi ces £ 4.75 • Sma ll por t ion s av ailable F r es h s a n d wi c he s • Ch i l d r e n ’s M e n u • Sund ay Lunch ser ved £6.2 5 - add a Home M ade Sweet for £1 Open 12- 3pm & 7- 11pm M on- Fri, Sat 12- 4 & 7- 11, Sun 12- 4 & 7- 10.30 Spacious Beer Garden • Car Park Sunday Night General Knowledge Quiz rollover cash prizes Traditional ales including the famous ‘Hollows’ Doubles from £2.50 Buffets & Business Lunches Darts • Dominoes • Skittles Outside Smoking Shelter

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A STAR-studded cast is gearing up for 'Cinderella', this year's glittering pantomime at Hanley's Regent Theatre. Prior to that, they gathered at beautiful Park Hall Farm, Leigh, to give a lucky audience a taste of what to expect this Christmas.

'Torchwood' actor, Kai Owen, who will be playing other 'Ugly Sister', Pixie. The audience was treated to a song from each cast-member, including an impressive performance of 'Nessun Dorma' ('None Shall Sleep' from Puccini's final, uncompleted opera, 'Turandot') by CarrieAnn Williams, who showed us exactly why she was the winner of 'Stoke's Top Talent 2012'. Enthused Jonathan Wilkes: "It's brilliant to be back! We are raring to go; it's going to be a laugh-aminute."

Scriptwriter, Eric Potts, hosted the event and was joined by 'Ugly Sister', Christian Patterson; 'Prince 'Cinderella' runs from Charming', Jonathan Thursday, December Bremner; Rebecca 13th, to Friday, Lisewski, who will January 4th, 2013, THE happy couple. Rebecca Lisewski be playing the with varying times for (Cinderella) and eponymous role shows. Jonathan Bremner (Prince Charming). of 'Cinderella'; Tickets (ranging Stoke's Top Talent in price from just winner, Carrie-Ann Williams ('Fairy £9.50 to £24.50) are now on sale, Godmother'); and Regent favourite, and are available in person at Jonathan Wilkes, who will be The Regent Theatre Box Office by appearing as 'Buttons'. calling 0844 871 7469 or visiting Also joining the cast for the show is www.atgtickets.com/stoke

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In 2011, after a high-profile media campaign, months of auditions and countless miles of driving around the country, the foursome of Re-Take That found (at long last!) their Robbie in Peter O.

BADDELEY Green WMC is presenting a Charity Ball, featuring Re-Take That (lauded as 'the World's Best Take That Tribute Band') on Friday, November 23rd.

Thanks to his charisma, attitude and looks (not to mention his talent!), Peter O has taken the UK by storm.

Re-Take That is now recognised as what Bjorn Again is to ABBA and Bootleg Beatles are to the 'Fab Four', possessing the ability to recreate the intangible aspects, and capture the very essence, of Take That.

More than simply a band, the Re-Take That experience is multi-faceted, combining huge personalities, vocals, dance-routines, costumes and a spectacular light show.

November 23rd's Charity Ball is a Collar-and-Tie/Evening Dress event, and tickets (priced at £15) are available only from Andy Munday on

Although they had been performing together for over five years as multiinstrumentalists, it was July, 2005, that saw Paul, Peter, Billy and Ross don suits and become Gary, Jason, Mark and Howard.

Goldenhill WMC We’re famous for our ‘Lounge Lizard’ Club Entertainment System

(it does everything from Race & Quiz Nights - Karaoke - Top TV Show Games and more) FOOTBALL CRAZY? THEN WATCH ALL PREMIER LEAGUE GAMES - INCLUDING STOKE CITY MATCHES EVERY WEEK. BINGO for all full houses on Sat / Sun evening

HOT & COLD FOOD AVAILABLE FROM THE KITCHEN AT VERY REASONABLE PRICES LARGE CAR PARK Our large Concert Room is offered for private hire to all customers on Fridays nights (when available), and you can also relax in the club’s refurbished Lounge.

EXCELLENT INDOOR GAMES FACILITIES PLUS OUR OWN BOWLING GREEN COACH PARTIES WELCOME ON APPOINTMENT

07743-876421.

Our Top-Flight entertainment for Our Top-Flightlive live entertainment for Saturday & Sunday nights Saturday & Sunday nights throughout throughout aaaaaaaaa NOVEMBER is supplied is supplied by by RIVERSIDE ENTERTAINMENTS

Sat 3rd Pamela Jaymes Sun 4th Jo Arnold

(excellent female vocalist)

Sat 10th Lyssa Leigh (superb female vocalist)

ATTENTION ALL CONCERT SECRETARIES 11TH NOVEMBER A SHOWCASE HOSTED BY RIVERSIDE ENTERTAINMENTS AGENCY 6-7 ARTISTS ON STAGE AT 2PM ALL WELCOME (including guests)

Sun 11th Dave Oz

available from the club

Sat 3rd Highly Strung 9th Elvis & Neil Diamond Tribute

tickets

£5

available from the club

Sat 10th Rare Fusion Sat 17th Trev Moray Sat 24th Taboo

(terrific male vocalist)

(terrific female vocalist)

Sun 18th Adam South (terrific guitar/vocalist)

Sat 24th Dave Michaelson (superb instrumental/vocalist)

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Sat 17th Sarah Jane

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Fri 2nd BeeGees Experience

tickets

(fantastic female vocalist)

Sun 25th Katie Alexander

(CARLING, WORTHINGTON & MORE)

NOVEMBER ENTERTAINMENT

MONDAY: Line dancing • THURSDAY: Night bingo INDOOR GAMES SNOOKER, SKITTLES, POOL, CRIBBAGE, DOMINOES ETC SUNDAY LUNCH, available in the lounge resteraunt DISC DRAW every Thursday, Friday & Sataurday Every alternative Thurs afternoon FRIENDSHIP CLUB Bingo Fri/Sat Nights

(excellent female vocalist) Every Wednesday BINGO NIGHT

Every Thursday Night

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we bid a friendly WELCOME to associates and vistors to the hospitable

A warm friendly welcome awaits you at

WOLSTANTON WMC live entertainment every saturday

NOVEMBER

Sat 3rd After Shock (male

duo)

BINGO MON/SAT NIGHTS & SUN LUNCH THURS QUIZ NIGHT FOR CASH PRIZES ALSO INDOOR BOWLING

Sat 3rd Stuart Waldren

Sat 17th Crunch

Sat 10th Dave Cain

Sat 24th Cabaret Night

Sat 17th Paul Waldren

(soft

vocal entertainer)

vocal female/male duo)

Amanda (award winning female vocalist) + Bill Woodland (knockout comedian)

Sat 24th Julie A. Scott

*members

children only on saturday night*

EXCELLENT GAMES ROOM FACILITIES Snooker - Darts - Crib - Indoor Bowls

Function Room AvailableFor Hire

01782 616 736

Chetwynd House, High Street, Wolstanton

&

HIGH STREET, SILVERDALE, NEWCASTLE, TEL: 01782 622930

A Warm Welcome Awaits You At

NOVEMBER Fri 2nd .......... Clarevoyant Night tickets £5 Sat 3rd ......... Memory Lane Sun 4th ........ Claire Halloway Sat 10th ....... Fliq Sun 11th ...... Ben Murphy Fri 16th ........ Hollywood Night free entry Sat 17th ....... Sisters In Arms Sun 18th ...... Robbie Glen Sat 24th ....... John McKenzie Sun 25th ...... Louise Claire

128 Greasley Road, Abbey Hulton ST2 8HZ

Tel: 07716

711731

Every Saturday night is the best of Country & Western Class acts not to be missed • All line dancers welcome

NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER

Sat 10th Karl Howard (male

COBRIDGE CORONATION CLUB

Berryhill W.M.C.

Fri 2nd Rock & Roll Night Sat 3rd Bob Morgan Sat 10th Mike Lane Fri 16th Rock & Roll Night Sat 17th Phil Lloyd Sat 24th Pete Walker Fri 30th Tribute Show Shakin Stevens Bingo every Friday & Sunday night in Lounge Wednesday Afternoon Social Afternoon LARGE Screen TV in Bar Soul & Motown Sessions (ring for details) 75/85 Mulgrave Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

Tel: 01782 214093

A Warm Welcome Awaits You At

BRADWELL W.M.C.

Beers by Coors, Excellent Facilities. NOVEMBER

Top Class Entertainment Every Saturday & Sunday Nights

Sat 3rd - Shelley Stone (bubbly female vocalist) Sun 4th - Paul Gibson (male/guitar vocalist) Sat 10th - Rebecca Paris (female vocalist) Sun 11th - Terry Jay (male vocalist) Sat 17th - Steve Rossi (top male guitar vocalist) Sun 18th - Hayley Eliott (young female vocalist) Sat 24th - Twilight (boy/girl duo) Sun 25th - Jason Kerr (amazing male vocalist)

Sat 3rd - E-L-10 (vocal musical duo) Sun 4th - Katy Jane (female vocalist) Sat 10th - Soul Syndicate (soul-motown show) Sun 11th - Kayley McGuiness (female vocalist) Sat 17th - VaVoom (top international duo) Sun 18th - Lauren Knight (female vocalist) Sat 24th - Double Time (excellent duo) Sun 25th - Micheal Lewis (male vocalist)

BAR ,SMALL LOUNGE, LARGE LOUNGE GAMES ROOM WITH INDOOR GAMES DOMINOES, CRIB AND POOL CONCERT ROOM WITH TOP ENTERTAINMENT BY VIVA MUSIC PROMOTIONS EVERY SAT & SUN NIGHTS PLUS BINGO LARGE SCREEN TV, LARGE CAR PARK , COACHES WELCOME BY APPOINTMENT

BINGO WED/FRI/SAT/SUN NIGHTS AND ALSO SUNDAY LUNCH ** MONDAY NIGHTS** PRIZE BINGO WITH GOOD PRIZES - WHY NOT COME ALONG & BRING THE KIDS FUNCTION ROOM AVAILABLE - RING CLUB FOR DETAILS COACHES WELCOME BY APPOINTMENT BEERS FROM CARLSBERG, COORS & HEINEKEN

Calvary Crescent,Bentilee,ST2 OAQ,

Bradwell Lane, Bradwell.

01782 314490

NOVEMBER

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BALL HAYE GREEN WMC invite you to pay us a visit to share all our excellent facilities NOVEMBER Sat 3rd - Vic Martin Sat 10th - Furnace Rd Sat 17th - Girls on Film Sat 24th - Terry Jay

NOVEMBER Sat 3rd - Jeff Foster Sun 4th - Robbie Benson Sat 10th - Sarah Jane Sun 11th - Fate Sat 17th - Lyssa Leigh Sun 18th - After Hours Sat 24th - Harry Marks Sun 25th - Jo Arnold

TELEPHONE:

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NOVEMBER Sat 3rd - Niteshift (duo) Sun 4th - Leanne Taylor (female vocalist) Sat 10th - Top Marks (duo) Sun 11th - Grace (female vocalist) Sat 17th - Zodiac (duo) Sun 18th - Chloe Street (female vocalist) Sat 24th - Richie Pabley (male vocalist) Sun 25th - Andy Gale (male vocalist) All entertainment enquiries to Trevor Bailey on 01538 398 634

Bingo Mon - Wed - Sat - Sun Excellent Games Room Pool • Snooker • Darts • Dominoes etc. Visitors Always Welcome

TELEPHONE:

(01782) 624573

John Smiths • Fosters • Teakstons • Heineken

01538 398 802

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Sample Adam's wideranging repertoire GUITARIST and vocal entertainer, Adam South, has been performing for over 20 years, and you can enjoy his multi-faceted talents at Goldenhill WMC on Sunday, November 18th. Adam caters for all age-groups, and his repertoire ranges from old classics to modern-day sounds. In addition to cabaret music, his remit includes a tribute show to Stoke-onTrent-born star, Robbie Williams.

Adam has performed throughout the UK and abroad (Cyprus, Canary Islands, Turkey and mainland Spain, plus Army camps in Germany). He has also been privileged to perform at charity events and festivals, including one at Dumfries to an audience of 6,500 people.

SUPREME ARTIST MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINMENT AGENCY

20 years experience NOVEMBER Sat 3rd - Crackerjack Sun 4th - Carrie Sat 10th - Cats Eyes Sun 11th - Seaside Rendezvous Sat 17th - Rock Justified Sun 18th - Michelle Lawson Sat 24th - Red Sun 25th - Mark Turver

NOVEMBER Sat 3rd - Adam Turner

Providing top class entertainment For your venue

Sat 10th - Mark Clay (ELVIS Tribute)

For the very best in entertainment and service call:

Sat 24th - Debbie Marrx

01782 863678 / 07877 721991

Sat 17th - Gemma Louise

BINGO EVERY SAT NIGHT & SUN LUNCH GAMES ROOMS POOL TABLE, DARTS, CRIB FREE FUNCTION ROOM FOR HIRE

(RECENTLY REFURBISHED) LAST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH SHOWCASE NIGHT (TICKET ONLY)

Small function room available please ring the club for details

189 WERRINGTON ROAD WERRINGTON, ST2 9AL

01782 214306

QUALITY LIVE

NOVEMBER ENTERTAINMENT EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY EVENINGS

& associates

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SUPPLIED BY

All Bass Beers • Games Room • Dominoes • Crib • Pool Darts • Freeview TV • Juke Box Pending

Sat 3rd - Rock Justified

Fri 2nd - Tuesday Moore

SUPREME ARTIST MANAGEMENT Sun 4th - Leigh Anthony

NOVEMBER

(award winning female vocalist)

Fri 9th - Jason Kerr (amazing male vocalist)

Sat 10th - Strange Days

Fri 16th - Paul Gibson

Sun 11th - Kyle Tomas

Fri 23rd - Mark Yates

(top soul & motown vocalist)

Sat 17th - Broadway Nights

(stokes answer to karen carpenter)

Sun 18th - Darren Collings Sat 24th - Junction 25 Sun 25th - Nicole

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a warm welcome to all members

(glam rock show)

Fri 30th - Julie Roberts

thursday 15th november free admission to VIVA MUSIC PROMOTIONS show case

Large Private Function Room for Hire on Saturdays from 12pm onwards suitable for private parties, celebrations and weddings Upstairs Private Function Room for Hire with Bar 7 days & nights a week

BINGO - Fri-Sun night & Sun Dinner Play Your Cards Right - Sun Night • Quiz - Mon Night BLIND TOTE • MINI TOTE CAR PARK

Abbotts Rd, Abbey Hulton, st2 8dy 01782 545 509 / 01782 541 836

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SMALLTHORNE

THE newly-installed Bar in the venue's Concert Room. TERRIFIC chanteuse, Sarah Jane (seen here as Kylie Minogue), will be wowing the audience at Goldenhill WMC on Saturday, November 17th.

Dinner with Matt Le Tissier THE latest 'Sportsman's Dinner' at Baddeley Green WMC features Southampton footballing legend and Sky Sports pundit, Matt Le Tissier, on Friday, November 16th. Guernsey-born Matt, 44, who will be supported by brilliant comedian, John Stiles, was an attacking midfielder with exceptional technical skills, was the second-highestever scorer for Southampton (behind Mick Channon) and was voted PFA Player of the Year in 1990. He was also the first midfielder to score 100 goals in the Premier League, and was acclaimed for his record of scoring penaltykicks, converting from the spot 47 times from 48 attempts!

"An offer we couldn't refuse...."

THE heartening success-story being enjoyed by this Stoke-on-Trent venue continues unabated!

In our June issue, we reported the May Bank Holiday Weekend 'Grand Opening' of the transformed Bar at Smallthorne Victory Club, and, here, we celebrate a further stage in its renaissance, thanks to its newlyrefurbished Concert Room Bar. "We have totally enhanced this bar and made it look more 'professional', warmer and more welcoming," said Club Secretary, Ian Machin. "The old bar dated back to the 1970s and had become 'tired-looking'; now, as a followup step, the committee is looking to refurbish the Concert Room in its entirety during the next, few years."

Since 2005, Le Tissier has been seen regularly every weekend as part of the team at Sky Soccer Saturday, appearing with Jeff Sterling, Phil Thompson, Paul Merson and Charlie Nicholas. Tickets for the evening on November 16th are priced at ÂŁ30 (including a four-course dinner) and are on sale behind the bar at Baddeley Green WMC, which is not open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You can telephone the Leek New Road venue on (01782) 541246 for further information. 08 | NOVEMBER 2012

"We benefited from a very good price, as a result of the substantial savings created by the main contractor, who made us an offer that we, literally, couldn't refuse," explained Ian, who has been Club Secretary since April, 2008. "Smallthorne Victory is still heading in the right direction, and sales have increased, as a result of the committee's policy of spending money on, and investing in, the club. "People visiting us have been impressed by the new facilities and by the fact that it is such a nice, friendly and welcoming club. "This means that our membership-figure has grown, and the club now has members from as far away as Blythe Bridge." Of course, the sheer attractiveness of Smallthorne Victory lies in the simple fact that there is always a lot going on!

Between 1990 and 1998, Matt made six appearances for England 'B', scoring three goals, as well as playing for the national team eight times, from 1994 to 1997. "He made it seem like an art form extravagant penalties, stunning free-kicks, beautiful long-range efforts, attention to dribbling and skills that, frankly, aren't seen often enough in this country."

The installation of the 'new-look' Concert Room Bar marks the Hanley Road club's renewal of its highly successful partnership with local, specialist company, JBS Joinery Ltd., and its proprietor, Gary Machin.

NOVEMBER

Sat 3rd - Brothers in Soul Sun 4th - Jason Comfort Sat 10th - Crackerjack Sun11th - Micheal Jones Sat 17th - Soul-Roz Sun 18th - Dennie Dee Sat 24th - VaVoom Sun 25th - System **Members Children Only**

In addition to top-class live entertainment each Saturday and Sunday evening, the club offers traditional games teams (crib, dominoes, skittles and snooker), and a brace of football clubs operating from its premises. Unsurprisingly, the function room (which is available for hire free-of-charge) is in demand from a host of individuals, groups and organisations. It is less than five years since the management and members of the City club were confronted with such a state of chronic indebtedness that total closure was a reality. Now, it is, however, "absolutely solvent" and its members are looking towards the New Year of 2013 with renewed confidence! sales: 01782 204392


VICTORY Top-class Christmas entertainment programme AS ever, an excellent programme of entertainment is lined up for 2012's festive season! Acclaimed Harlem Nights is performing on Christmas Eve, and popular, local entertainer, Randy, is appearing on New Year's Eve.

CLUB

strong support provided by our supplying brewer, Daniel Thwaites, of Blackburn, Lancashire, and we have just introduced 'real ales' to our range of drinks," commented Club Secretary, Ian Machin, who is joined on the management committee by Cynthia Banks (President), Terry Banks (Assistant

Secretary) and Jim Barlow (VicePresident). As a result, Club Steward, Paul Baldwin, and the bar-staff are now serving members and guests with a variety of caskconditioned beers, which change every four-to-six weeks.

The club also features a Christmas Party, including free entertainment, bingo and a buffet, for the club's members. Moreover, Smallthorne Victory's Rock & Roll Section (which meets every Wednesday evening) has its own Christmas Party on December 19th, featuring top-class band, The Bobcats; it's ticket-only event, with tickets priced at just £5. "The club is very grateful for the

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PUBS • CLUBS • RESTAURANTS BAR REFURBISHMENTS IN STOKE-ON-TRENT Our thanks to Smallthorne Victory Club for the opportunity to carry out the refurbishment of their Lounge and Concert Room Bar. So, for refurbishments of commercial premises in Staffordshire or the wider UK, don't hesitate to contact the team here at JBS Joinery Ltd. Our prices are remarkably reasonable and our staff friendly and helpful, so there's really no reason not to get in touch.

Telephone: 07703 323 205 sales: 01782 204392

www.jbsrefurbs.com NOVEMBER 2012 | 09


F U N TA S T I C E N T E R TA I N M E N T S PROFESSIONAL, CRB CHECKED, FULLY INSURED

DISCO / KARAOKE PARTY GAMES / MAGIC FACE PAINTERS BALLOON MODELLERS CIRCUS SKILLS PUPPET SHOWS INFLATABLES and so much more...

Tel: 01782 251778 Mobile: 07971 167446

TO ADVERTISE TEL: 01782 204392

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07971 086 854 info@bradshawcatering.co.uk

We stock the highest quality chair covers along with a huge selection of sashes and decorations. Decorate your venue in any colour or theme from a wide range of existing colours available or have your colour matched for no additional charge. We can also provide matching table linen, napkins and table runners again in a wide range of colours to suit your colour or theme.

Creative Unisex Hair Salon

Specialising in: cutting, coloring, perming Qualified professional staff Revlon professional appointed salon Nail & beauty treatments Gift vouchers available

Arrive in style this Christmas

609 London Road, Oakhill, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 5AZ

Tel: 01782 746484 242 Newcastle Road, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4NY

Mobile: 07899 833662

THE GLEBE Stoke Towns only

Brewery Tap

Jason, Sallie & Staff Welcome All OPEN Sun/Mon/Wed 12noon- 11pm Tue - Sat 12noon - 12midnight

3 cask Ales from Joules always on the bar Old Rosie Cider, Wheat Beer, Guinness, 2 Lagers, Wines, Spirits, Bottled Belgian Beers Selection of Malt Whisky Poly Pins Available to Order

HOME MADE FOOD SERVED 12-2:30 Mon-Sat Lunch 7pm - 9pm Tues - Sat Evening Cheese Board & Pork Pie & Pickles

Live Band every Tuesday Night Last Friday of the Month - 80’s Disco Functions Catered For 35 Glebe Street, Stoke ST4 1HG

Tel: 01782 860670

Email: theglebe@virginmedia.com 10 | NOVEMBER 2012

MOORVILLE HALL HOTEL NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR Christmas Parties New Year’s Eve Party Disco & Buffet Tickets £24 per Head celebrate the festive season

Tel 01782 302326 sales: 01782 204392


pc goT a cold ? slow, unREsponsivE, all THE Fun dRainEd ouT ? Beautiful glass covered Edwardian cobbled courtyard. Seat up to 70 for the wedding breakfast in our stylish restaurant or up to 150 for buffet style with inside or outside dining. We will tailor a wedding package to suit your needs.

17 Weston Street Leek Staffordshire ST13 6EP

Tel: 01538 387793 Mobile: 07870 772537

We also cater for Engagements, Anniversaries, Christenings and all other special events, For enquiries please contact our functions co-ordinator Vicki. PARTY NIGHTS

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VIATION LIMITED

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Ideal for Christmas, Birthdays, Anniversaries etc. from only £68.00 “MAKE SOMEBODY’S DREAM COME TRUE” Tatenhill Airfield, Needwood, Burton-on-Trent.

01283 575 283

www.tatenhill.com Refreshments served daily in our

‘FLIGHT DECK CAFE’

Relax and enjoy the view across the airfield sales: 01782 204392

NOVEMBER 2012 | 11


KMC ELECTRICAL LTD

REWIRING • ALARMS • EXTRA SOCKETS BATHROOMS • KITCHENS

All Aspects of Electrics

J. Price Carpentry and Joinery All work undertaken, laminate flooring, specialising in fitted kitchens & bedrooms FREE ESTIMATES

Friendly Service • Competitive Rates

J. PRICE CARPENTRY

01782 768 180 • 07891 918 497

Tel: 07976 230163

LEEK OATCAKE SHOP

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2012 We are proud to support the Poppy Appeal 2012 Tel: 07967 217 675 01782 505 295 With over 15 years

(where Oatcakes are Served at their very best)

of experience in the plastering trade we

OPEN Mon - Sat 5am - 1pm Sun 6am - 12noon

at NJP Plasterers Ltd can take on any

Proud to support 2012 Poppy Appeal

plastering job no

01538 387 556

matter what size.

1 HAYWOOD STREET, LEEK

GEORGE POOLE METAL PROCESSORS LTD BUYERS OF TYPES OF SCRAP METAL BEST PRICES PAID Here at George Poole metal processors our company has built our strong reputation by consistently providing an excellent service and highly competitive prices with over 100 years experience Check out our website The Potteries Premier Processors

• Skip container service • Specialists in factory contracts • Fast & efficient service provided • Ferrous & non-ferrous metals • Terms to suit your requirements or quality service and advice please call us on

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W M Williamson Ltd • Clocks for every occasion • Handbags and Purses • Pens and Pencils, Ballpoint in Gift Boxes • Cameras, Telescopes and Binoculars • Pictures, Paintings and Frames (also handmade to size) • Wedding photography / Photo Frames • Portrait and baby studies • Dogs' Photographs Jewellery: Rings in gold and silver. Eternity, Signet and dress rings. Bracelets, Pendants, Lockets, Crosses, Earings, Chains in silver and gold.

Wm. Williamson Ltd

www.georgepoolemetpro.co.uk Clough Street, Hanley ST1 4AS

52 The Strand, Longton Tel: 01782 313 505 PARKING AT REAR OF SHOP

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Whitehurst Windows Ltd

Specialising in Conservatories & Orangeries Reg No 23342

SKYLINE AERIALS Tel: 01782 537294 Mobile: 07967 657536

HIGH SECURITY uPVC CONSERVATORIES, WINDOWS AND DOORS • FASCIAS • SOFFITS • GUTTERING

Tel: 01782 513336 Mobile: 07976 719405 sales: 01782 204392

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Royal British Legion Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2012 Poppy Appeal 2012 Can 2012's Appeal top last year's record amount?

from the last week of October until Remembrance Sunday (which, in 2012, actually falls on November 11th).

EACH year, the nation expresses its unequivocal support for the Royal British Legion's work through the Poppy Appeal.

2011's Poppy Appeal smashed all previous records to raise a staggering £38 million (up from £37 million in 2010), showing the nation's heartfelt support for its brave Armed Forces.

The Appeal is the Legion's biggest fundraising campaign, and is most obvious to the public when lapel-poppies are available

Said the Legion's Director of Fundraising, Russell Thompson OBE: "Supporting the Poppy Appeal is 'PER Mare, Per Terram' (By Sea, By Land'). Two Royal the nation's way of Marines NCOs flank a Royal Navy petty officer during showing its gratitude 2011's Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the National for the incredible Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire. commitment and sacrifice shown by our serving and ex-Service MOTs £25.00 Free Retest people in conflicts past and Brakes Servicing present. Clutches

PHOENIX AUTOS

"Each year, we are humbled by the overwhelming amount of money raised during the Poppy Appeal, which funds life-saving projects in support of our Armed Forces. "These include £50 million towards the Battle Back Challenge Centre and four

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(witter approved) MOBILE TOWBAR FITTING SERVICE

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Why choose Cookies Hair Design? • Over 34 years' experience • Wella Master Colour Expert • Friendly, experienced staff • Talented stylists

Tues to Fri - 9am - 6pm Saturday - 9am - 4pm Every other Thursday - 9am til 8pm Closed Monday Phone: 01782 281 774 17A Stafford Street, Hanley ST1 1JW Email: info @cookieshairdesign.co.uk www.cookieshairdesign.co.uk

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Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2012 Personnel Recovery Centres in the UK to help wounded, injured and sick Service personnel in their recovery; £8 million towards a blast injury research centre at Imperial College, London; and a new, stateof-the-art cinema and entertainment centre with MediCinema at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC), Headley Court." The Legion Battle Back Centre is part of the Personnel Recovery Centre programme (also supported by the RBL), and aims to help seriously-injured personnel prepare either to return to service or, if more appropriate, a transition to 'Civvy Street'. The use of sport and adventure activities has a proven 'track-record' to aid rehabilitation, providing the foundation for a positive self-image and outlook on life. Adventure-training and sport offer significant opportunities to aid reintegration and confidence-building for wounded Service personnel. The aim of the RBL Battle Back Challenge Centre is to identify, facilitate and encourage such opportunities for wounded Service personnel, in order to aid their rehabilitation and return to an active life. The number of poppies distributed during the Poppy Appeal 2011 rose by half-a-million to 45.5 million, not including wreaths and other Poppy items.

A.D.M.

JOINERY & PROPERTIES

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Tel: 07870 619733 Premier Agency (Est. 1992)

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NEW TUTORS WELCOME

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Pets are sentient creatures - NOT festive 'gifts'!!

Animals should only be purchased as pets after the cost of their up-keep, good health and status within the family have been FULLY thought out!

OUR advertisers in this issue's feature are hoping that EVERYONE 'gets the message' in 2012! Let's face it, you can purchase practically anything as a Yuletide gift these days, so there is, accordingly, NO excuse whatsoever for you to give an animal (be it a puppy, kitten, hamster, guniea-pig or parrot) as a fleeting, Christmas 'present' to be (very possibly/ almost inevitably) discarded just a few days or, perhaps, weeks later. Quite simply, pets are sentient creatures and not 'presents' to be discarded after this year's festive season in January, 2013. As anybody, who has taken steps to ensure that their pet is kept safe, protecting them against the potentially-terrifying, violent explosions and alarmingly-bright flares associated with 'Bonfire Night' (Monday, November 5th), having a pet is a real task for a conscientious humanbeing. (And, of course, remember that numerous idiots [not all of them youthful] will continue to let fireworks off at all hours of the day and night long after this gruesome celebration [especially during Christmas and New Year's Eve])! Leisure Gazette urges readers not to purchase puppies, kittens or any creatures (large and small alike) as presents at Christmastime in a 'spur-of-the-moment' mood; however, this applies not only to the country's increasinglyappalling 'festive season', but for every month of the year!

It's an indubitable fact that the main priority for pet-loving readers is clearly providing your favourite creature with a long, healthy life?! Statistics show that, of Britain's 24.6 million households, approximately 50% own a pet. Pet-owning households often have more than one dog or cat, needless to say.

We are a small family run business based in stone. We cater for all your pets needs including food, supplies, grooming products and much more.. 01785 815587 07870 961779 info@petpleasuresltd.com 40 Eccleshall Road, Walton, Stone ST15 0HN

THE MEADOWS CATTERY

FOR EXCELLENT HOLIDAY RATES BREEDERS OF BRITISH SHORT HAIRED CATS LARGE SPACIOUS RUNS VACCINATED CATS ONLY

THE MEADOWS ANIMAL FEEDS CAT & DOG FOOD COMPLETE DOG FOOD from £7.99 15 kilos EQUESTRIAN CLOTHING FOR HORSE & RIDER

HORSE & RABBIT FEEDS Tel: 01782 784586

HIGH STREET, NEWCHAPEL sales: 01782 204392


please THINK! before buying a pet this christmas.

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Bolton Gate Saddlery & Stables

PET SUPPLIES & DOG GROOMING

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PARLOUR 01782 214683

Late night opening Mon/ Thurs

at HOVERINGHAM DRIVE EATON PARK ST2 9PS

Friendly, affordable, modern health care for all your pets

PLEASE TELE PHONE FOR AN APPOINTMENT

A HUGE STEP TOWARDS A HAPPY HEALTHY PET OPENING HOURS TUESDAY - SATURDAY 9AM - 5PM

BATHING from £12.00 BATH & CLIP from £20.00 + (Dependant on size of dog)

NAIL CLIPPING from £5.00

6 ORCHARD PLACE BARLASTON STAFFS, ST12 9DL

HAND STRIPPING from £35.00

www.kc-k9s.co.uk

LEEK ROAD, WESTON COYNEY ST3 5DB

01782 373959

THURSDAYS BY APPOINTMENT from 10:30am

OPENING HOURS WEEKDAYS - 8.30AM-5.30PM SATURDAY 8.30AM-5PM

WHEELOCK, CREWE RD, SANDBACH CW11 3RS 01270 753295 HIGHTOWN, BIDDULPH RD, CONGLETON CW12 3JT 01260 299889 sales: 01782 204392

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BOARDING KENNELS AT BORDER COLLIE TRUST

GB rescue and re-home border collies throughout the UK

Lots of love & TLC comes as standard! LOCATED at Cheadle, in the heart of the famous Staffordshire Moorlands, Kim Wilson's appositelynamed, family-run business offers dog-owners ultra-professional standards of home-boarding and devoted care. For Kim, dogs' needs ALWAYS come first, and your canine chums will benefit from a genuine 'home-from-home' where they are cared for in the same way that you do and treated as part of the family (with the additional 'plus' of miles of countryside walks to explore!). "Having spent the last twenty-five years in the travel industry and customer services, I made the decision to do something I love, follow my dream, and Holidogs was born as a happier alternative to kennels," explained Kim. "I have one dog of my own, Brodie (Bo), a Chocolate Labrador: he came to me in July, 2006, as an eight-weeks-old pup and hasn't left my side since!" Offering a kind, safe and secure environment,

Staffordshire Holidogs boasts a huge number of canine benefits, including long, countryside-walks twice daily and supervised play with other dogs.

RESCUE CENTRE & KENNELS TEL: 01889 577058 07815 602282 www.acresfold.co.uk

HEATH WAY, COLTON, RUGELEY www.bordercolliegb.org.uk

TOM RICHARDS

( Reg Farrier Qualification DIPWCF)

As an additional bonus, there are no hidden charges or joining fees for home-boarding.

SPECIALISE IN ALL TYPES OF SHOEING

"We encourage KIM Wilson and as 'sniffing out' Brodie (Bo). meeting before you book with us to ensure you are entirely happy with Holidogs," Kim told Leisure Gazette.

TEL: 07921 481188

Holidogs is fully licensed and registered with Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, and readers can contact Kim Wilson on 07779968226 or via email at kim@staffordshireholidogs.co.uk

Your dog will stay in our home in a kind caring and secure environment and become part of the family. Insured and Licenced with Staffordshire Moorlands District Council tel: 07779 968226 www.staffordshireholidogs.co.uk

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LAURELS BOARDING CATTERY • Heated Chalet • Open Air Runs • Inspections Welcome • Special Diets Catered For • Call For A Free Brochure

Tel: 01782 751279 thetindsleys@tiscali.co.uk

Brookhouse Farm, Newcastle Road, Madeley CW3 9JT ''Proud to support Betley Bonfire''

KIDSGROVE TROPICALS & WATER GARDEN CENTRE

Family run business, qualified staff, established 29 years Tropical fish, marine fish, corals,invertebrates, tropical plants & aquariums

THE GRANGE

All kinds of creatures catered for Haregate Rd, Leek 07581 340 977

Tel: 01782 775947

Pet Cafe

shop online at www.kidsgrovetropicals.com

62 High Street, Cheadle 07890 711 169

OPEN 7 DAYS 16 | NOVEMBER 2012

Boarding Kennels & Cattery Buerton,Audlem, Crewe, Cheshire CW3 0DG 01270 811264 Open all year round. Est 40 years Your pet cared for by pet lovers Heated kennels. Dogs walked daily in the beautiful Cheshire countryside Open: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-4pm, Sundays & Bank Hols 9am-12noon To view - no appointment necessary within opening hours VACCINATED PETS ONLY Suppliers of ‘Royal canine’ premium, dog and cat food sales: 01782 204392


Divas OPEN 11am-11pm, Shower Rooms & Jacuzzi Available HOME VISITS WELCOME Open 7 Days A Week

01782 746278 33 HARTSHILL ROAD, STOKE

Independent - and trustworthy!!

Biddulph Museum Help us with our Heritage

We need artefacts, paperwork and any other Interesting items on Biddulp h Things that you may throw away! We are also trying to find a home for our museum So if you can help, please contact us

Call Robert on Tel: 01782 523855 Mob: 0798 4002953 Or view our website for address and e-mail http://www.biddulphmuseum.com

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* Must agree what work needs doing with their customers before it is carried out * Work to an industry-standard checklist * Must supply each customer with a feedback card, allowing him or her to give their views on service directly to the Good Garage Scheme, which operates a stringent complaints procedure.

This, coupled with a customer-feedback system means that customers enjoy peace-ofmind, when choosing an independent garage.

* Are subject to regular 'mystery' shopperstyle audits and face expulsion, if they break the Code of Conduct.

Garages which join the scheme:-

If you have a general enquiry regarding the GGS, email: contact@goodgaragescheme. co.uk; alternatively, if you prefer, telephone during normal office-hours on 02476 474069 and ask for an advisor.

Mark Askey Motor Services

✓ Full Dealer Servicing & Repairs for all Makes & Models of Cars without affecting your dealer warranty

✓ Service History Fully Validated

installed & repaired

The Good Garage Scheme insists that its members (which number over 3,000) adhere to a strict Code of Conduct and offer a 50-point Industry Standard Service.

✓ Late/Emergency Bookings Welcome

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TV, Radio & Freeview Aerials

As a result of this move, motoring readers can use its website - www. goodgaragescheme.com - to find a trustworthy garage in your area.

* Adhere to a strict Code of Conduct and pledge to have their customers' best interests at heart

G A R A G E

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THE Good Garage Scheme is dedicated to driving up standards in the car-service- and repair-market and ensuring that customers get The scheme was launched in 2008, a fair deal. because there was a general view that the motor trade did not offer value-for-money and Indeed, the GGS was formed, on account was not to be trusted. of the need for effective self-regulation of

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CARCRAFT TEST CENTRE

Highest quality of products & services on the market today. Specialists in car servicing and class 4, 5 & 7 M.O.T. testing, clutch, diagnostic, 4 wheel alignment, air conditioning, recovery, tyres and any general car work, all at prices you can afford.

RENAULT, CITROEN, PEUGEOT & ALFA SPECIALIST

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staff are here to answer any questions you may have about our company or our services. please call us on 01782 269542 or visit www.carcrafttestcentre.co.uk/ 88-90 Cannon Place, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. ST1 4QA. NOVEMBER 2012 | 17


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Telephone:(01782) 826300

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PARK SENSORS, SAT NAV, CAR AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA, iPOD & MP3 IN CAR ADAPTERS ALARMS & ANTI-THEFT TRACKING SYSTEMS PARROT HANDS FREE BLUETOOTH PHONE KITS MOBILE INSTALLATION SERVICE 12 MONTH WARRANTY ON ALL SERVICES

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All vehicle mechanical repairs plus accident & insurance work and body repairs

MAYFIELD PLACE, MAY BANK, NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME, STAFFORDSHIRE ST5 9LZ

Telephone: 01782 618555

sales: 01782 204392


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BARKERY Doggie Toys & Treats

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53, Liverpool Road, Kidsgrove. ST7 1EA

Wishing The Royal Brittish Legion a Sucessful 2012 Poppy Appeal

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