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COUNTYWIDE CLEANING CC Carpet and Upholstery CC CLEANING SPECIALISTS also including

Leather Suites • Curtains • Car Interiors • Ovens All cleaned to the highest standard Commercial and domestic. No job too big or too small! family run business since 1995 Fully insured and Medway Trading Standards office approved.

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ANIMAL WELFARE RSPCA Cruelty Line RSPCA Animal Re-Homing Centre Buttercup Sanctuary For Goats RSPCA Medway West

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Allington Garden Club Invicta Photographic Club Loose Badminton Club Maidstone Art Society

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LAMINATE FLOORING VINYL FLOORING from £4.99 per sq m

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COMMUNITY CENTRES & VILLAGE HALLS Downswood Community Assoc Shepway Youth And Cmty Centre Madginford Hall Mascalls Youth & Cmty Centre Beechwood Community Hall St Martin’s Church Hall St Hilary’s Hall Langley Village Hall

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All types of fencing supplied & erected Repair works carried out 01622 844678 07771 892200 daveburtfencer@yahoo.co.uk

22 Elder Close, Kingswood, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3PR

COUNSELLING & PSYCHOTHERAPY KCPS Counselling

01622 754853

DENTISTS West Malling Dental Practice Kings Hill Dental Fresh Dental Southern Dental Sunbury Dental Centre

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FAMILY & CHILDREN CENTRES The Meadows Children Centre Kent Children & Families Sunshine Children’s Centre

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FAMILY PLANNING & HEALTH Foster St Family Planning Clinic Family Planning Clinic

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GOLF CLUBS West Malling Golf Club Kings Hill Golf Club The Weald Of Kent Golf Club The Ridge Golf Club Bearsted Golf Club

Revolution Hair, Snowdon Parade, Vinters Park, Maidstone, Kent. 01622 763222

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LEISURE & RECREATION CENTRES Astor Sports and Leisure Complex Maidstone Leisure Centre Maidstone YMCA

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Plane and Simple QUALITY CARPENTRY Paul Taylor Phone: 07979 002859 By

Email: planeandsimple25@gmail.com

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Decorating Wooden Flooring Laminate Flooring Replacement Doors

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Skirting Kitchen Updating Formica Laminating Shopfitting Undertaken

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LOCKSMITHS A&E Locksmiths Taurus Locks

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MUSEUMS & GALLERIES Maidstone Museum

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NATURE RESERVES & PARKS Vinters Valley Nature Reserves Maidstone Millennium River Park Mote Park South Park Clare Park

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Maidstone Osteopathic Practise The Bowel Mount Clinic Barham Court Osteopathic Practice Baks Osteopathy

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PARISH COUNCILS & PARTNERSHIPS Wateringbury Parish Council Hollingbourne Parish Council Tovil Parish Council

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PASSPORT ADVICE LINE London – SW1VPN

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PLUMBING & HEATING K McCarthy Heating

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Vaughans of Maidstone Fireplace Specialists since 1815

Specialists in solid fuel, gas and electric fires, fireplaces and range cookers Supplying the very best in classic or contemporary fires and stoves. Offering expert installation services for almost 200 years. Taking pride in providing our customers with a truly comprehensive service that meets the highest quality standards, we always go the extra mile to make it easy for you to get a striking centrepiece fire or range cooker installed into your home.

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A PRIVATE AND NHS PROVIDER OF PHYSICAL THERAPIES

Accredited Qualified Provider (AQP)

PHYSIOTHERAPY * ACUPUNCTURE

Has your GP suggested you need physical therapy? Ask your GP to refer you to EKTRA today through ‘NHS Patient Choice’ OVER 15 LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT EAST KENT CALL EKTRA ON 01227 711519 OR VISIT WWW.EKTRALIMITED.COM Head office: EKTRA Ltd, 5 Exchange House, Lakesview International Business Park, Hersden, Canterbury, Kent CT3 4NH

POST OFFICES (MAIN) High Street Post Office Kings Leys Penenden Heath Wateringbury Post Office Teston Post Office Grove Green Post Office

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SPORTS AND LEISURE Astor Sports and Leisure Complex Cobdown Sports & Leisure Club Maidstone Rugby Club Maidstone United Football Club Maidstone Leisure Centre YMCA Sports Centre

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All Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy Day Spa Wedding Specialists Organic Hair Colour & Facials Lycon Chocolate Waxing Eyelash Extensions Bio Sculpture/Shellac/Minx Nails Open 6 Days A Week, Late Nights Available 79 Bank Street Maidstone Kent ME14 1SD

TAXIS Express Cabs Apollo Maidstone Taxis Stream Line Travel

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AIRPORT TRANSFERS SMB Private Hire Kent Airport Taxis Airport 24/7

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BUS/COACH/MINI BUS HIRE Spot Hire Travel Maidstone Coaches Smart Travel County Town Coaches Red and Green Coaches

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HFD CONSTRUCTION Your Local Builder

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Loft Conversion - Carpentry - Garage Conversions Kitchen Design & Fitting - Fencing - Patio - Decking - Guaranteed & Insured www.hfdconstruction.co.uk

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Block Paving • Slabs Concrete • Tarmac • Brickwork Drainage • Landscaping For a free quote & assurance that won’t be beaten on price call or email

01634 295060 or 07891 641125

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TAKE AWAYS Mandarin Chef Wok Inn Domino Pizza Marino Fish Bar Skewers Kebab And Burger Bar Bhindi Indian Takeaway

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VOLUNTEER CENTRES Voluntary Action Maidstone

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VETS College Veterinary Surgery Bearsted Veterinary Surgery Alphapet Veterinary Surgery Pinebank Veterinary Surgery Coxheath Veterinary Surgery Abbotsley Veterinary Surgery

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“Having had my Naim CD and amp for 6 months now I just wanted to express how delighted I have been with my purchases...” “I would like to thank you again for the time, attention and care that you gave me during my purchases this year (we got there in the end!)”

YOUTH CLUBS Switch Youth Café Lower Grange Farm Kent Scouts Connexions Kent Army Cadet Force Shepway Youth and Community Centre Lenham Youth Centre

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24-26 Union Street Maidstone ME14 1ED Telephone 01622 676703 www.thehomeofhifi.com & www.homemedialimited.co.uk

Vine ine House Interiors teriors • FREE MEASURING & ADVICE • OVER 30YRS EXPERIENCE • CURTAINS – EXTENSIVE RANGE • BLINDS – ALL TYPES • AMAZING WALLPAPERS & PAINT • SOFT FURNISHINGS • UPHOLSTERY • EXPERT IN-HOUSE FITTER

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Eating and Drinking The Hook and Hatchet Inn is a traditional English country pub set in beautiful countryside high on the North Downs at Hucking. Inside is a large open bar with wide selection of wine in addition to Shepherd Neame’s fine beers. Outside is a large south facing well-maintained garden and terrace, with plenty of seating, a children’s play area, and parking for 100 cars. Showcasing some of the finest artists in the South East

Coffee Shop and Art Gallery

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01622 673296 07786 070138

13 Market Buildings, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1HP

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HOOK HATCHET

Set in beautiful countryside with a large open bar traditional and contemporary food south facing garden and terrace

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Traditional English Country Pub Church Road, Hucking Maidstone ME17 1QT

62-63 High Street, Maidstone ME14 1SR

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Warm, friendly and welcoming, The Dragoon is the perfect place to drop off for a pint and relax away from the bustle of the centre of the county town. Sports fans frequent the pub to watch all the big games - football, rugby and golf in particular on Sky Sports. The pub has its own darts and pool teams and visitors can enjoy a game or two as well as traditional pursuits such as cards and board games. Art Lounge has extremely friendly staff and a great selection of food. Showcasing some of the finest artists in the South East. A relaxed atmosphere and family friendly, Art Lounge is the place to be.

01622 763777

The ex Flaming Henry’s head chef, Mike Collins has taken over the restaurant to bring you his menu for Maidstone, with an amazing and enthusiastic carvery for the town centre. There are many different flavours of homemade burgers for you to try and a wonderful a la carte style menu. With vegetarian dishes available, a ‘create your own fish dish’, all at affordable prices, “there’s something for everyone”.

THE DRAGOON

Warm, friendly and welcoming COMMUNITY PUB

40 Sandling Road, Maidstone, ME14 2RF

01622 752620 • Roybarker9@gmail.com

Things To Do A social club for all the family set in nine acres of beautiful family fun quiz every month, special meetings, sports presentations and open grounds, offering a entertainment nights throughout the any other special occasions. The wide range of sports and function room bar has a late licence leisure activities for all ages. year; tribute nights; theme nights Enjoy club price drinks and reasonably priced bar meals in the Members’ Lounge Bar, which are available 12-2pm Monday to Sunday, 6-9pm on Friday evenings and 12-9pm on Saturdays, including a weekly special and Early Bird Menu. There is live entertainment every Saturday night; bingo; a

and Christmas party nights. You can also watch Premier football action on the big screen and see other major sporting events. Our Cedar Suite function room is available for hire, ideal for wedding receptions, birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, christenings, funeral wakes, sitdown dinners, training courses,

and excellent catering facilities. Our sports ground facilities cover a wide range including football, squash, hockey, baseball, cricket, bowls and croquet. Plus there are other activities on offer - art club, pigeon club, model engineering, snooker, pool and darts.

www.cobdownsportsandsocialclub.com Car Parking with spaces for over 100 cars

So why not join us? Membership starts from as little as £32 a year - new members are always very welcome Contact us on 01622 717771/2 (Sports Office) or 01622 716824 (Club House Bar) or email cobdownsports@btconnect.com Community Ad

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Things To Do MAIDSTONE’S FIRST YOGA CENTRE welcomes Beginners, Regular and Experienced Students Friendly fully equipped studio Classes from £7.00 Easy online booking system Classes suitable for all levels YOGA STARTS HERE! Contact us to arrange a Free Trial Class

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www.lilypiecafe.com

01622 844590

Welcome to Lilypie, a unique boutique shopping experience in the heart of Kent. Our shop, café and workshop venue is located in the village of Chart Sutton, just ten minutes from Maidstone Town Centre. In this newly renovated Georgian House you will find a wide range of French inspired furniture, home decorations, accessories, paints, fabrics, and bespoke painted furniture all sourced from independent suppliers in the South East and France. It’s the perfect place to meet, eat, shop, and get creative!

Lilypie Café, Warmlake Road, Chart Sutton, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3RP 14

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i can sort them out! Specialist in small business advice and self employed records limited Companies - formation and advice - Corporation Tax reasonable rates - please ring for initial consultation

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01622 745629

Tel: 01622 905014 / 07807348468 email: maidstone@accountinggroup.co.uk

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Maidstone AERIAL SERVICES

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PARAMOUNT AERIALS digital tV aerials and satellite dishes installed Multi Point systeMs · aerial rePairs & storM daMage radio aerials installed · all work guaranteed Family Run Business est 1970

www.paramountaerials.co.uk 01634 855109 enquiries@paramountaerials.co.uk

07771 633358

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Kent Connections

Pre-booked door to door airport transfer service at a time to suit you, with a unique welcome home grocery service 01227 363377 | 07754 554392

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ANIMAL WELFARE

Airport & Long Distance Specialists

Any Destination - Any Distance

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Greyhounds make great pets!

We have several friendly Greyhounds waiting to be homed. They are all neutered, vaccinated, vet checked and come with four weeks of free pet insurance.

01227 722847 info@rgtsittingbourne.co.uk | www.rgtsittingbourne.co.uk

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Retired Greyhound Trust

The Sittingbourne Retired Greyhound Trust is a branch of the Retired Greyhound Trust. Registered charity number 269668

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Bathing a problem? Try a walk in shower! Maidstone 01622 611880 Please visit our showroom at:

Unit 4 Space Business Centre, Knight Road, Rochester, Kent, ME2 2BF

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01634 387075 07738 366444

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Medway Bathrooms/Wetrooms Design, Installation and Tiling Free quotes - No obligation

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Aqua Beauty

07973 914119

Hair removal by Sugaring Male & Female clients welcome

Cleopatra's Solution

11 Panton Close, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8PP

01634 668845 www.cleopatras-solution.co.uk

BEAUTY SPA

Sheldon Spa, see page 11 BLINDS & AWNINGS

01795 AT Blinds 432666

PETE SLOMAN - Y DIY? BUILDING REFURBISHMENT DECORATING & MAINTENANCE All general building work, including Painting and Decorating, Joinery and Tiling, References available. FREE Estimates. Advice on affordable solutions. 01732 842258 / 07748 102320 SW BUILDING & BRICKWORK New Builds, Extensions, Landscaping, Block Paving, Patios All Building Work Undertaken Stuart Woodman: 01622 862448 / 07803 229070 stugun@btinternet.com

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Quick Friendly Service at Very competitive prices

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CARPENTRY & JOINERY

RED Carpentry

RICHARD TINSLEY Small Building Works Specialist City & Guilds Qualified Bricklayer Fencing, Patios & Turfing 01622 762119 / 07751 619240

J-Life Property Services

07960 290037

HFD Construction, see page 10 Fastrac Contractors Ltd, see page 10

Exterior & interior doors & frames supplied and fitted. All types of windows Solid & laminate flooring • Kitchens fitted All types of carpentry work undertaken Over 30 years experience

Tel: 01622 751447 Mobile: 07896 904056

CAMPING EQUIPMENT

Camping International, see page 4

GRAEME LEVETT CARPENTRY

CAR SERVICING & REPAIRS

All Internal Carpentry Work Kitchens & Tiling, Real Wood/Laminate Flooring, Internal & External Doors

Kent Air Cooled VW, see page 6 CAR VALETING

Wash n Go

Property Maintenance

07821 370486

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CAR CARE

Scratches and scuffs won’t dent your pocket • Bodywork Damage • Paintwork Scratches • Bumper Scuffs • Alloy Wheels • Free Estimates • Car Care Centre • Mobile Repair Available • Courtesy Car Available

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CARPETS & FLOORING

At RJ Carpets the difference is clear

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call 01622 299677 or 07769 152153 gmdcarpetcleaning@gmail.com

Free estimates & advice

CARPETS & FLOORING

01634 818209

CARPETS

For the best in Carpets,Vinyls, Wood & Laminate Flooring

DoMeStiC AnD CoMMeRCiAL onLy QUALiFieD inStALLeRS USeD expeRt ADViCe AnD FRienDLy SeRViCe KARnDeAn Designer Showroom

• Stock Vinyls Cut to Order • Quality Laminate Engineered and Solid Wood • Carpets - Budget to Premier Ranges

01622 687197 4 Upper Stone St, Maidstone, Kent

Lazee Carpets is a family-run company, fitting high quality carpets for commercial and domestic customers

CRC Carpets & Beds

·35 years of experience in the industry ·We travel to you for free consultations ·We bring carpet samples to your home ·Amtico & Westex registered fitters

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Carpet Mills, see page 5

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01634 322019 07757 128632

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CLEANING SERVICES

Venue for up to 200 guests · Car park and licensed bar

Countywide Cleaning, see page 4

Celebrating 20 years in business

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COMPUTER SERVICES

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CONSTRUCTION

COMPUTER SERVICES

Grovenor Construction Ltd. General building services in Kent

• Groundwork • Renovation • Construction Looking for an honest, reliable and affordable builder covering Maidstone and the surrounding areas?

Phone today for a FREE estimate 07827 371752 or 07971 557832

Fastrac Contractors Ltd, see page 10 20

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Family Run Business 4Misted Units / Broken Glass Est 1989 4Damaged Handles nO CaLL OUT CHaRGE 4Fire Escape Hinges 4Lock Outs / Emergency Entry Tel: 01622 206690 4Multi-Point Door Locks 4Broken Hinges Direct Line: 4Doors Re-adjusted 07779 006696 4Child Restrictors 4Patio Door Rollers The Bounds, aylesford, kent ME20 7Lz 4Cat / Dog Flaps email: soswindowworks@virginmedia.com

DRIVING SCHOOL

IDT

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0800 980 3150 www.idt-driving.co.uk DRAINAGE SERVICES

Problems with Drains?

R J Cook offers a complete and professional drainage maintenance service for commercial and residential property owners in Kent and London Drainage Services Include:

Internal and External Blocked Drains, Sinks, Baths and Toilets Drain Cleaning • Root Removal • CCTV Surveys Drain De-scaling • High Pressure Jet Washing We will not be beaten on price for our drainage services

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EMBROIDERED WORKWEAR

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ELECTRICIANS

ELECTRICIANS

P Birch, see page 5

L W ELECTRICAL LTD Rewires 24hr CALL OUT Small Repairs Shower Installations

ELECTRICAL SAFETY TESTING Landlords Electrical Safety Reports

Electrical Testing for

✓ Fuse Board Upgrades

✓ Landlords Safety Reports

web: www.lwelectrical.co.uk email: lee@lwelectrical.co.uk

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Tel: 01634 260711

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FIREPLACES & STOVES

Vaughans of Maidstone, see page 9

FIREPLACES & STOVES

THE FIREPLACE

SHOP OPENING TIMES MON-FRI 9.00 - 4.00 SAT 10.00 - 4.00

2 Castle Court, Castle Road, Eurolink Ind. Estate, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 3TD

www.The-Fireplace.net • Tel/Fax: 01795 599234

A small selection of our fires

• Electric, Gas & Solid Fuel Fires • Marble, Wood & Stone Surrounds • Multifuel, Woodburning & Gas Stoves • Made to Measure Surrounds • Qualified Fitters and Service Engineers Available

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FITNESS

GARAGE DOORS

ANTI GRAVITY YOGA • POLE FITNESS • PILATES • ZUMBA

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Local family business GARAGE DOOR INSTALLATIONS, REPAIRS AND AUTOMATION Special offers on insulated electric roller doors 07711 790101 www.heavenlyfitness.co.uk jane@heavenlyfitness.co.uk

Specialist Fitness Classes

Tovil, Maidstone

We can supply and fit or repair any make of up and over, sectional or roller doors

0800 0556093 01622 611680 / 01732 590335 07738 921296 GARAGE SERVICES

FLOORING

edmund collins

01622 620438 07815 891745

Flooring solutions & services

We supply and fit carpet, vinyl and Wood to both commercial and domestic customers

J W Autotech

01622 679233

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FLOWER UTOPIA

Your friendly, independent florist Weddings, Funerals and Special Occasions 9 Brewer Street, Maidstone, ME14 1RU 01622 678546 | www.flowerutopia.org.uk FUNERAL DIRECTORS

ALL MAKES & MODELS OF CARS & LARGE VANS Tyres • Exhausts • Clutches • Cambelts General servicing • Diagnostic repairs • Air-con re-gassing Mobile service and loan cars available Shingle Barn, Smiths Hill, West Farleigh, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 0PH 01622 817755 / 07544 600619 edsgarageservices@btinternet.com www.edsgarageservices.com Specialist for

W | Audi | VW

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01622 741777

VINER & SONS LTD

n Keith Viner n Family run since 1777 n

funeral directors & monumental masons All locations covered

Personal day & night service & private chapel of rest 54 High Street, West Malling, Kent ME19 6LU

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Full servicing to dealer level including engine diagnostics, software updates and mechanical repairs for all vehicles Original warranties protected MOT Tests Providing Exceptional Garage Services to Maidstone and Beyond…

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very professional and very thorough…fast and efficient…exceptionally well done… Checkatrade feedback extracts

Boiler servicing from £60 INC VAT • Boilers fitted from £1200 INC VAT

01622 804561 EMERGENCY CALL OUT SERVICE | BOILER BREAKDOWNS FULL CENTRAL HEATING INSTALLATIONS | GAS FIRES COOKERS | WATER HEATERS | POWERFLUSHING GENERAL PLUMBING | FREE QUOTES

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S & S Glazing

GYM

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GOLD BUYING SERVICES

MEDWAY GOLD & SILVER BUYERS Free valuations | Cash payments 07828 924697 | 08000 988593 17 New Rd Ave, Chatham, ME4 6BA www.damelt.co.uk GRAB HIRE

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ANDREWS CONTRACTORS LTD Grab Hire 01634 838889 07740 104399 www.andrewscontractorsltd.com

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Revolution Hair, see page 7

Graphic Design

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HANDYMAN & CARPENTER HANDYMAN & CARPENTER - GARY HUTCHINGS Door Hanging, Laminate Flooring, Cupboard Building, Tiling Etc 07778 488032 / 01634 660066 hutchings352@btinternet.com

HOLIDAYS

INTERIOR DESIGN

Vine House Interiors, see page 11 DOVETAIL INTERIORS Kitchens, Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Carpentry & Joinery. Full Design service available. Supply & fit or just fit. References and photos available. CALL IAN: 01622 210036 / 07870 455776

Plazapain SA, see page 2 HOME IMPROVEMENT

Total Refurbishment Solutions

The Family Company With Family Values.

• Office and Commercial • Retail • Schools and Colleges - KCC Registered • Public Sector • Maintenance

Sims Installations

Double Glazing • Fitted Kitchens • Bathrooms • Bedrooms • Conservatories 80 Wrangleden Road, Maidstone, Kent. ME15 9LJ Tel: 01622 763526 • Fax: 01622 692 689 Mobile: 07843 286815 • www.simsinstallations.co.uk

HOUSE CLEARANCE

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Chariots Second Hand Shop 07776 416598 HYDROPONICS

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KART CIRCUIT

Buckmore Park Kart Circuit Ltd, see page 14 LANDSCAPING

Stevens Landscaping, see page 3 LEISURE & RECREATION CENTRES

YMCA Sports Centre

01622 692669

www.maidstonehydroponics.com

Unit 6, Boxmend Ind Est, Bircholt Rd, Maidstone, ME15 9YG

INSULATION

RDL Plastering & Dry Lining, see page 4 Community Ad

01622 749404

LOCKSMITHS FAIRTRADE LOCKS & SECURITY LOCKSMITHS & DOUBLE GLAZING REPAIRS 24HR Emergency Door Opening - Emergency Car Door Opening - No Callout Charge - UPVC Specialist, Handles, Hinges, Misted Units - Free Estimates 01622 611872 07858 187706

Maidstone

Growing, Lighting & Control Equipment Nutrients, Additives & Ventilation Systems Grow Room Design & Consultancy

Committed to quality

U.P.V.C Specialist Member of the UK Locksmiths Association

01634 351244 07775 423744

24 HOUR

Medway Based www.tauruslocks.vpweb.co.uk LOCKSMITH brianburr@tauruslocks.co.uk

MAIDSTONE LOCKSMITHS UPVC Specialists, all other locks fitted 07837 751611 / 01622 410057 john@maidstonelocksmiths.com 27 Dixon Close, Maidstone, ME15 6SS A & E LOCKSMITHS 07910 044188 24/7 Emergency Locksmiths Lock Fitting: Repair, Replace & Opening No call-out charge

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LOCKSMITH

LOFT LADDERS

STEP UP LOFT LADDERS Covering all Kent

Ladders, Hatches, Flooring & Insulation

Unbeatable prices

A. SHORT LOCKSMITH

ANY MODEL AVAILABLE VIEW SELECTION ON WEBSITE OR CALL MICHAEL MERZA FOR A FREE VISIT, FREE ESTIMATE AND ADVICE

Tel: 07870 559172 0845 0037397

01622 755750 07738 658751

Email info@stepuploftladders.co.uk

www.stepuploftladders.co.uk MOBILE GARAGE SERVICES

3 Plains Ave (off Loose Rd), Maidstone, ME15 7AT

FREE UR 24 HO S UT CALL O mick@yourmaidstonelocksmith.co.uk www.yourmaidstonelocksmith.co.uk

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MOBILE PHONE REPAIRS

UK’s premier iPhone repair company iPhone Repairs & Spares LTD Admirals Offices, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Maritime, Kent, ME4 4TZ

Other repair services:

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iPhone Repairs 12 month warranty on all repairs Same day repair service Parts available for DIY repairs iPhone colour conversion Liquid damage repairs iPhone handset exchange service

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MOBILE PHONES SHOPS

NURSERIES

Mobile Phones & Accessories

Compost • Bedding Plants • Cut Flowers

Sim3

Mobile Services

New & Used Phones - Cash Paid for Mobiles Unlock & Repair Specialist Tel: 01622 753516 Mobile: 07946 438161 Unit 7, Market Buildings, The Corn Exchange, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1HP

MOTOR SERVICES

Volkswagen Audi Seat Skoda independent specialists

01732 887000 Est 2001, loan cars, honest advice Unit 1, Gasoline Alley, London Road, Wrotham Kent TN15 7RR

www.youngsgarage.biz

Weekdays 8-5 • Weekends 9-12

Meresborough Rd, Rainham, ME8 8PP

01634 231639

PAINTERS & DECORATORS

C & J Decorators Your Local Decorating Specialists

01795 478744 | 07880 860210 andy@candjdecorators.co.uk

www.candjdecorators.co.uk

A.J.F Painting & Decorating Domestic & Commercial.

City & Guilds qualified. Over twenty five years experience. Free quotes & advice. Contact Andy on: 01634 301997 07984 326657 Email: ajf66@hotmail.co.uk PARTY ENTERTAINMENT

Chocolate Raindrops, see page 7 PAVING DRIVEWAYS

PD PAVING LTD Caters for a wide range of makes and model vehicles for servicing and repairs including: Diagnostics:• Engine management including emission control systems • SRS (airbag) control systems • ABS & traction control systems

MOT Services available

BLOCK PAVING TARMACADAM (RED OR BLACK) SLABBING CONCRETE DRIVES NATURAL STONE GRAVEL FENCING FANCY BRICKWORK

Please call for FREE NO OBLIGATION quotation & advice

FREEPHONE: 0800 0837 590 • MOBILE: 07775 502365 Rivers View House, Ratcliffe Highway, Hoo, Rochester ME3 8QB

GW Automotive Unit 2, Granville Road Maidstone Kent ME14 2BJ

PERSONAL HOME CARE

WiiCare, see page 7

Tel: 01622 754950 Fax: 01622 764319 Email: gwautomotive@hotmail.co.uk Website: www.gwautomotive.co.uk Community Ad

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ALL WORK FULLY GUARANTEED COMMERCIAL OR DOMESTIC FREE ESTIMATES

PICTURE FRAMERS

the Anthony Saward Gallery

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ANTHONY BISHOP

professional framing Specialists 4 Medway Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1JS tel: 01622 676926 email: anthony@sawardgallery.co.uk

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¢ Specialists in insulated render ¢ Reduce energy bills ¢ Transform the appearance of your property ¢ Free quotations & fully insured ¢ All interior and exterior plastering and drylining work undertaken

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Mr Plumber • Five year warranty on boiler installs • Full heating system installation • Landlord gas safety certificates • All brands of boiler repaired • LPG • Oil fired heating systems • Unvented hot water systems • General plumbing

Free estimates

PLUMBING & HEATING K MCCARTHY HEATING & PLUMBING Gas Safe Registered Engineer & Qualified Plumber All Gas & Plumbing Work Undertaken Free Estimates • No Call Out Charge • No Vat Tel: 01732 847363 Mobile: 07851 774726 E-mail: KJM183@Hotmail.com

STEWART MELVILLE PLUMBING & HEATING SERVICES

All gas, heating and plumbing work undertaken by insured gas qualified engineer. • Boilers and Cookers Serviced, repaired and installed • Breakdowns • Power Flushing • Underfloor heating • Solar heated hot water systems • No call out charge • Landlord Safety Certificates • Free quotations

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RECRUITMENT

CROWN DOMESTIC MAINTENANCE Plumbing, Kitchen and Bathrooms fitted. Decorating and general maintenance. FREE ESTIMATES. bpdoyle@hotmail.co.uk Call Brian: 01622 862009 / 07914 401757

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Maidstone SWIM SCHOOL

Hook & Hatchett, see page 13

S G Swim School

07730 794424 TILING

The Dragoon, see page 13 RESTAURANTS

Art Lounge, see page 12 Henry’s Carvery & Grill, see page 13

Nikki Warrener

LADY TILER

Floors & Walls • Kitchens, Bathrooms & Conservatories Domestic & Commercial Reliable & Professional • Free Estimates

07886 306222 • Bearsted

Lily Pie Café, see page 14 RIDING SCHOOLS

UPLANDS RIDING SCHOOL Hacking Riding Tuition Samantha Axon B.H.S.A.I. 01233 712289 / 07761 740304 Waterditch Rd, Warren St, Ashford, TN27 0HJ ROOFING SERVICES 01634 326192 07903 581926

www.rochester-roofing.co.uk

• New Roofs & Repairs • Tiling • Lead Work • Chimneys Free quotations, friendly & reliable, fully insured

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Specialists in Floor and Wall Tiling

ALL TYPES OF DOMESTIC FLOOR AND WALL TILING Ceramic, porcelain and natural stone Mosaics, underfloor heating, wet rooms Fully insured Call or email for a free quotation

07904 212236

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Matthews Display Ltd

TREE SURGERY

ElitE Arborists trEE surgEon

Feel free to visit our showroom at:

Professional Tree Surgeons All aspects of Tree Surgery Hedging · Stump Grinding · Fencing Site Clearance · Logs & Woodchip supplied

or visit our online shop at:

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We offer a complete shopfitting service & bespoke joinery 1-3 Shakespeare Road, Gillingham, Kent

www.matthewsdisplay.co.uk Call us now on: 01634 852628 SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB

Cobdown Club, see page 13 Community Ad

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Aaron Adams elitearborists@gmail.com 132 Oak Road, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 3PR

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WINDOWS DOORS & CONSERVATORIES

PETER FAIRWEATHER TREE SURGEON Felling, Reducing, Topping, Stump Grinding Removal of Ivy & Dead Wood 15 Milsted Road, Twydall, Gillingham, Kent, ME 8 6SU 01634 231688 07856 582879

TV & HI-FI DEALERS

Home Media Ltd, see page 11 UPHOLSTERER

LOCAL UPHOLSTERER

G. Collier

Upholsterers of Modern and Antique Furniture Over 25 Years Experience

Tel: 01622 677406 Mobile: 07913 745357 VEHICLE SALES

UK Vehicle Sales, see page 6 VEHICLE SERVICE & REPAIR

MEDWAY Servicing & Repairs MOT’s & Tyres Arranged

Enterprise Close, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4LY

07709 658809

WORKWEAR

VETS

ANDREWS MARELEN

NEWNHAM COURT VETERINARY HOSPITAL 24 hours a day, 365 days a year Bearsted Road, Maidstone, ME14 5EL T: 01622 734555 / F: 01622 736512 E: enquiries@newnhamvets.com

WINDOW CLEANING

Diamond Window Cleaning 07860 886661 WINDOWS DOORS & CONSERVATORIES

SUPPLIES

01634 815015 / 01634 828028

5 Premier Business Park, Second Avenue, Chatham, ME4 5EQ EMBROIDERED WORKWEAR SPECIALIST COMPLETE WORKWEAR STOCKIST SALES COUNTER OPEN TO ALL

YOGA

Manufacturers & Installers of Double Glazed Replacement Windows

Maidstone Yoga Centre, see page 14

• Patio, Residential & Bi-Fold Doors • Orangeries & Conservatories

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Index of Advertisers Accountants/Bookkeepers

Michael D Nichols Chartered Accountants15 The Accounting Group 15

Adult Shop

Secret Pleasures 

Aerial Services Kent Aerial Systems Paramount Aerials

Airport Transfer Kent Connections

Animal Welfare

Retired Greyhounds (Sittingbourne)

Bathroom Adaptations AHM Installations

Bathrooms

Balinea Ltd Medway Bathrooms/Wet Rooms Nightingale Bathrooms

Beauty

Aqua Beauty Cleopatra’s Solutions

Beauty Spa Sheldon Spa

Blinds & Awnings AT Blinds Services Ltd

15 15 16 16 16 17 16 17 16 17 17 11 17

Building Services

Artisan Developments 17 Fastrac Contractors & Utilities Ltd 10 HFD Construction 10 J-Life Property Services, 18 Pete Sloman Building refurbishment 17 Pickett & Bosch 17 Richard Tinsley Small Building Specialist18 SW Building & Brickwork 17

Camping Equipment Camping International

4

Car Care

Chipsaway18

Car Servicing & Repairs Kent Air Cooled VW

Car Valeting Wash n Go

Carpentry & Joinery Graeme Levett Carpentry RED Carpentry Woodwright Construction

Carpet & upholstery Cleaning GMD Carpet Cleaning

Carpets & Flooring Carpet Mills Carpet Remnant Centre Carpet Sale Centre Family Flooring Lazee Carpets R J Carpets TH Flooring

Catering

Grub ‘n’ Stuff

Children’s Clothing Little Stars

Cleaning Services County Wide Cleaning

6 18 18 18 19

Computer Services

Bearsted Computer Solutions, Compute 4 U Our Tech

Construction

Fastrac Contractors Grovenor Construction

Double Glazing Repairs First Glaze SOS Window Works

Drainage Services R J Cook

Driving School

IDT Independent Driving Tuition

Dry Cleaners Davis Dry Cleaners

Electricians JMC Electrical L W Electrical P Birch Electrical

Embroidered Work wear Semma 4

Fencing

Dave Burt Fencer

Fireplaces & Stoves, The Fireplace Vaughan’s of Maidstone 

Fitness

Heavenly Fitness

Flooring

Edmund Collins Flooring

Florists

Flower Utopia

Funeral Directors Angels Funeral Service Viner & Sons Ltd

Garage Doors Kent Garage Doors

Garage Services EDS Garage Services J W Autotech Red Oak Garage 

20 20 20 10 20 21 21 21

Glass & Glaziers

Ironworks Gymnasium 20 20 4

Hairdressers Ahead Of Beauty Revolution Hair Ltd The Salon

Handyman & Carpenter Gary Hutchings

Maidstone Hydroponics

Insulation

Interior Design

Buckmore Park Kart Circuit Ltd

Landscaping

22

YMCA Sports Centre 

6 22 9 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23

23

Damelt24

Gym

Hydroponics

22 22 5

24

Gold Buying Services

Foord St Designs

A2B House Clearance Chariots Second Hand Shop

Kart Circuit

5 19 19 19 19 19

Graphic design

House Clearance

22

S & S Glazing

Andrews Contractors Ltd

Sims Installations

Dovetail Interiors I-Interiors Ltd Vinehouse Interiors

19

Grab Hire

Home Improvement

21

Solaris24 M Pire Heating

Plazapain SA

RDL Plastering and Dry Lining

Gas & Boiler Services Gas Engineer

Holidays

Stevens Landscaping

Leisure & Recreation Centres

2 25

25 4 25 25 11 14 3

Mobile Garage Services Premier Vehicle Maintenance

Mobile Phone Shops & Repairs iPhone Repairs & Spares Sim 3 Mobiles

Motor Services G W Automotives Young’s Garage

Nurseries

Meresborough Nurseries

Painters & Decorators AJF Painting & Decorating C & J Decorators

Party Entertainment Chocolate Raindrops

Pavings & Driveways PD Paving Ltd

25

26 26

27 27 27 27 27 7 27

Personal Home Care Picture Framers

The Anthony Saward Gallery

Plastering

RDL Plastering and Dry Lining 24 24 10 7 24 25

Plumbing & Heating

K McCarthy Heating & Plumbing MB Plumbing & Heating  Mr Plumber Stewart Melville Plumbing & Heating

Physical Therapy EKTRA Limited

Property Maintenance Crown Domestic Maintenance

Restaurant

Art Lounge Henrys Carvery & Grill Lilypie Café

Riding Schools

Uplands Riding School

Roofing Services Rochester Roofing

Shop Fitting

MDL Matthews Display Ltd

Sports & Social Club Cobdown Club

Swim School S G Swim School

Nikki Warrener Lady Tiler Sterling Tiles

Tree Surgery

Elite Arborists Peter Fairweather Tree Surgeon

TV & Hi Fi Dealers Home Media Ltd

Upholstery G Collier

Vehicle Sales

UK Vehicle Sales Ltd

VEHICLE Service & Repair Mazda Honda Medway

26 27

WiiCare7

24

Recruitment

Tiling Services

A & E Locksmiths 25 A Short Locksmith 26 Lockrite25 Maidstone Locksmiths 25 Taurus Locks 25 Step Up Loft Ladders

Hook & Hatchett The Dragoon Interpersonal UK

25 25

Locksmiths

Loft Ladders

Public House

27 28 28 28 28 28 10 28

Vets

Newnham Court Veterinary Hospital

Window Cleaning

Diamond Window Cleaning

Windows Doors & Conservatories, Fineline Windows Orchard Windows 

WorkWear

Andrews Marelen Supplies 

Yoga

Maidstone Yoga Centre

13 13 28 12 13 14 29 29 29 13 29 29 29 29 30 11 30 6 30 30 30

30 30 30 14

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