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Bourne

Issue 101 / January 2020

and the surrounding villages

Inside this issue New Year Solutions! Advice from Renu - Health, Beauty & Fitness page 4

Flawless Body Skin, Body, Laser and Aesthetics - January Sale pageS 12-13

Toft Country House Hotel and Golf Club pageS 28-29

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Introduction

Welcome to Your January Issue. At the time of writing, we’re still very much wrapped up in 2019 and the final throes of the year, with its Christmas parties, Santa appearing here and there, the carols and all the end-of term concerts, all of which make it such a fabulous time of year. The last few weeks have been particularly special for me. Our beautiful (canine!) baby George was one year old on November 27th, whilst two days later, our youngest “beautiful baby”, Ed, turned eighteen. Watch out world !!! As we start a new decade with this month, I hope our readers love our new front cover, along with a new “kids page”, and we all look forward to even more exciting articles in 2020. In the meantime, I wish you a Happy New Year and may it bring peace, happiness and good health to everyone.

Claire x

Welcome to the new decade, the 2020s! So, the votes have been cast in the General Election and, as I gaze at the map showing the new political alignment of all the constituencies, an Elton John lyric can be faintly heard, “And I guess that’s why they call it the blues!” Oops, there goes my new year’s resolution – don’t get political! A new year brings new beginnings, so our front cover is sporting a fresh new look and the first Children’s Page will hopefully entertain and amuse. However, I can see there’s going to be serious competition over our monthly dose of alleged humour. Here’s my couple to set the dubious tone for 2020: •.....................My friend had his I.D. stolen recently. He’s always losing things is poor old Dav. •.....................How long would it take to buy a dog in Mexico? Chihuahuas! In the meantime, I wish you a Happy New Year and may it bring peace, happiness and good health to everyone. Enjoy the read.

John

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Inside Highlights 4................ Health – New Year solutions from Renu. 6................. Hypnotherapy – Time to make a fresh start. 10............... Classic breakfast recipe from Slimming World. 16/17......... Community Matters. 18/19........ Personalised Nutrition from “Gene Living”. 20............. Legal Corner – Vulnerability in old age. 22.............. Walking Aids from Cherryholt Mobility Centre. 24 ............ Don’t Lose Hope 24-Hour Walk – How to get involved. 26.............. Citizens Advice. 29.............. Toft Country House Hotel and Golf Club featured. 30.............. Your Finances – Achieve your goals with Wellhead IFA. 34/35...... Love Bourne. 40/41....... Report on Bourne’s Magical Christmas Fayre. 44............. Consumer Advice from Safe Local Trades. 46 ............ Homelink featured. 48............. Your Finances – Advice from Liberty Partnership. 54.............. Property News with Newton Fallowell. 58.............. Kids Puzzle Page. 60.............. The Puzzle Page – (for grown-ups!) 61/63........ What’s on – Events and gigs guide. 64/65...... The Pantomime Guide. 66.............. Pets and Vets. 72.............. Spotlight on Clubs – Bourne U3A. 73/78...... Classified businesses directory. With thanks to: Eileen Le Voi, Double and Megson, Claire Saunders, Christine Beardwood, Adrian Hallas, Liberty Partnership, Trevor Langley, Cherryholt Mobility, Brenda Johnson

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New Year Solutions!

by Claire Saunders, Renu - Health, Beauty & Fitness

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hilst the festivities of Christmas are a time to eat drink and be merry, the New Year often finds us feeling lethargic with bulging waistbands! This is a prime time of year for everyone to vow to be good. Less alcohol, more exercise and often starting a diet. This can be a pattern that continues year after year, yet the pounds keep creeping on, and the unobtainable wardrobe of tight-fitting clothes stay neatly on their hangers! Often, putting on weight is blamed on overeating and, whilst this can be true, there are many other reasons why you may start to gain pounds. Food intolerances, hormonal changes and lifestyle differences can all have an impact on the amount of body fat that you are carrying. Being on a diet often just signals the fact that you will need to deal with hunger and cravings on a daily basis, and this is often confused with you needing more willpower. But should being slim really be that painful? Needing to use willpower every day to deal with your hunger and cravings? It’s no surprise that we give in eventually and go back to our old habits! Hunger is a sensation felt in the gut. It is a gnawing empty feeling. Cravings are felt in the head. A craving is more subconscious and under the radar. Have you ever eaten your fill of vegetables and protein and said

to yourself, “I’m stuffed”, but still ordered dessert out of the desire for something else? That is a craving. Hunger is a need to fill the emptiness in your gut. Craving is the need to fill the emptiness in your head. Of course, they often come on at the same time, but they are not the same. This year, why not consider looking at small changes that you can introduce into your life on a daily basis? With this in mind, we are running a twentyone-day kick start programme to help you create healthy habits that you need for a fitter healthier 2020. The

programme includes gym workouts, classes, nutritional advice, online and face-to-face support and motivation with our resident instructor, Joni. If you learn to listen to your body and eat the right foods, you will balance your hormones, hunger, cravings and metabolism and, in turn, you will be able to manage your waistline in the long-term. If you would like to know more about how you can manage your weight and feel more energised, please call us on 01778 423923 to book your place.

CALLING ALL LADIES! OUR 30-MINUTE WORKOUT IS DESIGNED FOR WOMEN, WHATEVER YOUR AGE, EXPERIENCE OR FITNESS LEVEL - WE CAN DESIGN A PROGRAMME FOR YOU. Just £20 per month with no minimum contract and no joining fee! BUY AN ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP for £240 IN JANUARY AND GET 13 MONTHS FOR THE PRICE OF 12 Book your free trial today 01778 423923 www.renu.uk.com/free-gym-trial.

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Hypnotherapy 2020 - The New Year is a Great Time to Make a Fresh Start As we head into 2020 you may be looking at alternative ways to ease the stresses of working and living in our hectic “24/7” lifestyle. Living at this fast pace can make it more difficult to cope, and so stress becomes that unseen burden that can lead you to become anxious, have panic attacks, suffer from sleeplessness, seeing things from a negative perspective, and prone to anger or even an addiction.

• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

A new year can prompt reflection with enthusiasm to make changes in your life, helping to focus your mind on areas of change. Resilience building can help eliminate stress, the main cause of many conditions today. Solution Focused Hypnotherapy is a powerful tool to help you to “empty your daily stress bucket” in a calm and relaxed way, allowing you to move forward in your life in a constructive positive way and taking control of your life.

• Sleeplessness.

Hypnotherapy is also widely used to help people overcome specific phobias, including the fear of flying. Spring is a time when people may be looking ahead to booking flights for summer holidays and some individuals may find flying a little daunting. I can help you ease the fear of flying using specific hypnotherapy techniques. Free Initial Consultation I am pleased to be able to offer a free initial consultation to explain how I can help you reduce stress/anxiety, panic attacks and also overcome common problems, such as: • Quitting smoking. • Overcoming fears and phobias. • Confidence and self-esteem.

• Addictions. • Disordered eating. • Children and teens. • Depression. • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. • Irritable Bowel Syndrome. • Fibromyalgia. • Goal achievement. • Public speaking. • Hypno-birthing …and much more. “Embrace life and live to your fullest potential, overcoming those difficulties and problems!” The consultation focuses on explaining how the brain works and how it can sometimes cause us to react to situations in a way that might not be best for us. So, if you find that you sometimes become stressed, withdrawn, feel a degree of anxiety and sleeplessness or become angry, then you may wish to pay me a visit! I am based in Bourne, Spalding and Stamford, in comfortable and warm surroundings. Hypnotherapy is completely natural, safe and relaxing. You will remain conscious and in complete control throughout. What are you going to change in 2020?

• Medical hypnotherapy.

If you would like to book an appointment or find out more about hypnotherapy, contact Christine on: 0780 9690 964 or contact@beardwoodhypnotherapy.co.uk

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3 Heat the beans in a small pan until piping hot. 4 Crack the eggs into a non-stick pan and cook to your liking. Assemble your breakfast on a large plate, adding brown sauce or tomato ketchup if you fancy it (1 Syn per level tbsp).

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We bring you items of interest for your home and community. If there is something you’d like us to cover or you have something to say please get in touch with Claire:

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From Eyesore to Gleaming Edifice - Wake House Renovation Revealed Bourne Arts and Community Trust (BACT) has run Wake House in North Street as a Community and Arts Centre since 1999. £250,000 was the shock predicted cost of work needed, following a mid2017 survey when the building was purchased by Bourne United Charities (BUC) from SKDC. Some work was very urgent! BACT was granted a thirty-year lease and commissioned a further expert survey on the critical structural aspects. BACT obtained Listed Building Consent for the work on the Grade II listed building and identified an expert local heritage builder. Work began in June 2019 and the improved front has just been revealed in late November! The most desperately urgent faults were: • A long-standing structural weakness, causing alarming cracks upstairs, • Serious leaking of the lead-lined gutter at the top of the front, causing damage to the roof timbers, top floor windows and top floor generally, and damage to the front render and brick work. Other worsening faults were: • Separation of the bay window from the front wall, • Movement of the south gable wall of the old house causing cracking of the wall and separation of the top roof tiles. BACT was desperate to fix the urgent issues. BUC agreed to help with a cash advance and BACT obtained a small grant from InvestSK. The work carried out was as follows: • Steel beams fitted under the upstairs walls (to prevent future internal subsidence), • Roof strengthened, attached to the south gable wall and tiling repaired, • Top of the front wall rebuilt, • Lead-lined gutter renewed and fitted with rubber expansion joints, • Cracked brick work repaired with steel ties, 16

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• Cracked and loose render renewed, • Bay window structure tied to the house, • All windows refurbished with new oak lintels and replacement stone sills for the top floor, • Flagpole renovated and made secure, • New cast iron rainwater fittings, • Repainting and new brass door knobs! The Structural Engineer has issued a Certificate of Structural Adequacy and the Conservation Officer has approved the work at every stage. BACT hopes that everyone who sees it now will be impressed with the result - Wake House has been transformed from an eyesore into the highlight of Bourne’s North Street! Everyone is welcome to visit Wake House. The building provides a home for seventy-five organisations and a wide variety of rooms are available for inexpensive hire. While BACT celebrates the saving of the historic Georgian front of Wake House, its attention now has to turn to fund raising to complete the work of restoring the remainder of the building… january 2020


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Lisa Jackman, the Bourne Branch Manager, is a local parent who has two children, one of whom is disabled, and she has run the charity for a year and supports families daily in many ways. Bourne Little Miracles wouldn’t exist without the wonderful support from volunteers and fundraisers. The Comfort Mummy Foundation is a charity founded two years ago by Emma Louise Fordham whose son Jacob was stillborn twenty-six years ago. The charity aims to give comfort to families at an unimaginable time, the loss of their baby. They provide “comfort packs” to bereavement suites, or the equivalent at hospitals. The packs are sponsored by individuals, businesses or in memory of babies lost, and serve to reassure the families that someone is thinking of them. The Hound Dogs Fundraiser on October 18th. Michelle Born organised this fantastic event at the Bourne Corn Exchange to raise money for the two charities, raising a total of £2407.69 which included a silent auction and a raffle. Everyone had a fabulous time and The Hound Dogs didn’t disappoint! Bourne Little Miracles Halloween Party on October 26th. Fay Coupland organised and ran the party at the Masonic Lodge for the families of the charity, despite having her own family commitments. Huge thanks go to many people and organisations who helped to make it a success, including Fay’s dad, Trevor; Tesco and Sainsburys; JJ Mac Ltd; Sweet Tooth and R.J. Scholes.

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Join Us and Explore the World of Personalised Nutrition results you were expecting? Where do you turn to now?

by Wendy Richards, (Personalised Living Nutritionist and Trainer for the wellness groups built on blood type and SWAMI, an epigenetic programme) It’s so easy to be confused by the huge array of diets out there. There’s Paleo, keto, vegetarian, Mediterranean … the list goes on and, whilst some of these diets have some good points for some people, they can also be a disaster for others. The word “diet” literally means the food and drink that we habitually consume, so we are all on a diet. The question is … Is your diet working for you?

In 2019, we launched our wellness groups into the UK. I will be running the initial groups in the Bourne area and will also be looking for any group members who may wish to train to run them too. If you would like to come and find out what it’s all about, please book into our FREE introductory session on January 21st, 6.30pm to 8.00pm, at Gene Living, Office 2, Meadow Drove Business Centre, Bourne PE10 0BP. There are many recommendations from satisfied clients, including:

I have been involved in the health and fitness industry for over twenty years, and am dedicated to running a business that brings benefit to people and to help people understand the power of personalised nutrition, teaching them how to maximize their chances of living a long, healthy, happy, active life using individualized nutrition and lifestyle advice. Pioneering and ongoing research confirms that your blood type is the single most important determinant in choosing which foods are right for you and which foods cause inflammation, digestive problems, or weight gain. Following your specific “Blood Type diet”, is the first step in developing a healthy relationship with food and eliminating any imbalances in your body that lead to weight gain. I often compare the world of nutrition to a weathercock; if the wind blows in one direction, you follow that trend, if it blows in the opposite direction you try out the new trend. The inevitable contradictions that jump up like a jack in the box, create so much confusion that you just want to give up, and sadly, many people do! All these contradictions are grounded in human diversity: a certain diet may suit you because by pure chance it suits you! But how about all those diets you tried out and that didn’t give you the

“After meeting Wendy and having several blood tests she identified several foods which I was currently eating that I should avoid including coconut oil and strawberries. Since tweaking and adapting my diet to my genetics, I can now maintain a healthy weight and I really enjoy my food as I know that it’s exactly what my body wants.”- Rebekah. “It was only after consulting Wendy and adopting the blood group diet that I saw an improvement in my health. This, in conjunction with the vitamins recommended by her, specific to my condition and blood type, has returned my health to normal.” - Roy.

For more information, please e-mail us on info@geneliving.eu or call on 01778 428676. 18

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Join us on one of our five weeks to wellness sessions to get you on the right path to achieve your health and weight goals.

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Come along to our FREE introductory session on 21st January 2020, 6.30-8.00 Our first wellness session will begin on the 28th January 2020 at: Gene Living, Office 2, Meadow Drove Business Centre, Bourne PE10 0BP

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Legal Corner

Vulnerability in Older Age Words from Richard Wood

We are all getting older which of course is better than the alternative! However, even today, many people still do not make wills which leaves them at the mercy of the “Law of Intestacy”. So, if we want to be sure to leave our estate to our chosen family or friends, we should always make a will. Keeping a will updated as well is advisable, because otherwise we may not be using all reliefs and allowances that are available.

persons concerned with power to spend our money or sell our home. We might also be giving them power to make “life and death” decisions for us, so trust is absolutely vital.

Seeing a solicitor ensures that the correct clauses are utilised and costs are kept down, and of course, the legal profession is regulated and insured.

If we need someone to assist us but have not created a Power of Attorney, our loved ones would have to apply to be appointed a Deputy (receiver). The good side of this is that The Court of Protection will check the annual accounts filed. The bad side is that the forms are more difficult to complete and the fees much worse.

Another issue arising is that of mobility or capacity. We can protect ourselves by making a Lasting Power of Attorney, either just for ‘Finance and Property’ or also for ‘Health and Welfare’.

Where a loved one has died, the government intend to raise probate fees in the near future so anyone who is dealing with an estate should ensure that they are progressing their case.

We must always consider carefully who we should appoint as Attorney because we are entrusting the

The advice of a solicitor can protect and guide clients in such cases.

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Words from the Mayor

Brenda Johnson

Firstly, I’d like to give advance notice of my proposed Valentine’s Ball at Toft House Hotel on Friday February 14th. This will hopefully raise some real funds for my three charities, as Toft House are kindly sponsoring this event. My charities are Don’t Lose Hope Cafe, Little Miracles (Bourne branch) and the Dimension Skate Park.

Unfortunately, as you will all know, Bourne lost a former Town Councillor and Leader of SKDC, when Linda Neal passed away recently, after years of devoted service to the town and local area. We attended her funeral and I know she will be missed by so many.

Lots to report from the last few weeks. We enjoyed the Round Table lunch at The Elsea Park Centre and also the Butterfield Christmas Party in early December. As Chair of Dyke Village Hall, I was pleased to host the Tuneless Choir for an evening of Christmas-themed songs to raise funds for Lives First Responders, where we served mulled wine and mince pies. Our invitation to see “Aladdin”, performed by SKAMP at the Corn Exchange proved to be an excellent night out … even if I did end up soaked, good and proper!

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Then I saw another production of the pantomime which was kindly adapted by the cast for the Little Miracles group and it was great to see how much the audience enjoyed this. It made me realise yet again just how lucky we are in Bourne. Next day, I was on the Lions Santa sleigh outside Marks and Spencers, helping raise money for their charities.

• February 14th – Mayor’s Valentine’s Ball at Toft House Hotel. Just £22 per person, with a three-course meal and dancing to the Great Pretenders. • March 21st - Mayor’s big birthday bash with entertainment by a Freddie Mercury and Brian May tribute act, with a fish and chip supper, supplied by George’s Fish Bar. Bourne Town Council hope to bring the Full Council meetings in January and March to Dyke and Elsea Park. Please watch the Bourne Town Council notice board to find the dates and venues. I will ensure it goes on Facebook to encourage you to come and have your say. Finally … a very happy new year to you all!

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Don’t Lose Hope 24 Hour Walk – May 8th – 9th 2020 Don’t Lose Hope is a mental health charity in Bourne which has been set up to support the local community and which has gone from strength to strength. I am excited to say that we are planning our first year’s anniversary in May of 2020, walking from the Don’t Lose Hope Café at 1600 on Friday May 8th and returning at 1600 on Saturday May 9th. We will be walking continuously for twentyfour hours, stopping only briefly to refuel! This walk is to raise awareness of male mental health in the area. Too many men are suffering in silence because it “isn’t the done thing” for men to talk about their emotions or feelings. These times have to change! With twelve men a day on average committing suicide in the UK, (with a higher percentage in rural areas), we need to support everyone. These men have families, dependants, and people who care, but may not even know how they’re feeling. Hopefully, this walk, and increasing awareness, will allow these guys the strength to call out for help! We will be fundraising for the Don’t Lose Hope Charity and currently have over 100 people signed up to walk, and potentially 450 supporting throughout the event, this number is increasing daily! We have currently reached over 25,000 people through social media alone in the last few weeks. We have interest from the BBC, ITV and local radio and newspaper media. We have an American company supporting us with lighting, head torches and LEDs; support throughout the walk from Lincs 4x4; Lincs police

and SKDC supporting the route and linking with their events team; and paramedic support throughout. We have a food/water stop in every village we are walking through (we will be covering 70km). We have had financial support from Warners Midlands PLC, Chiltern Distribution and Yorkshire Bank so far. We have product and merchandise support and are looking for more corporate support if possible. We are looking for a corporate sponsorship to provide us with items for the event, water stops, fuel and safety stops etc. Has anyone any contacts who may be able to provide support in terms of items/stock or in terms of financial support for covering management and event costs? We are reaching over one thousand new people every week with our social media campaign and I’d love for local providers to be part of our social media campaign as a local supporter. We have walkers who are doing the full twentyfour hours; others maybe just an hour or so, somewhere along the way; some are joining in as part of a relay team; whilst others will be popping along to cheer us on, along the route: Schedule, (with anticipated arrival times): • Don’t Lose Hope Café, Bourne - 16:00 (8/5/20) • Five Bells, Edenham - 17:50 • Swinstead Village - 19:30 • The Royal Oak, Swayfield - 20:44

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The following e-mail reached us recently from Brenda Greatwood, one of the organisers behind the annual “McGregors’ Coffee Morning” on November 28th. Well over £100,000 has now been raised for the “Bloodwise” charity since this, now legendary, pre-Christmas extravaganza began thirty-six years ago.

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• Don’t Lose Hope -1600 It would be great to hear from anyone who might be able to support, want to walk, sponsor or join us in any way. #24hrWalk on Facebook will take you to the group, or I can be contacted on dbrister@ stamfordwellandacademy.org. Or why not pop into the Café at 4 North Street, grab a drink and ask one of our amazing volunteers? january 2020


A Permanent Base for AT RENU

Lauren Willis is perhaps a name that many may not be too familiar with in Bourne but, mention the acronym LDC, then you’re bound to hear lots of praise for this very popular Urban Dance group, established in 2014 by Lauren. Fast forward five years, Lauren has now graduated from the University of East London with a B. A. (Hons.) in Urban Practice, and, as from January 1st 2020, the LDC Studio will open, within the premises from which “Renu Health, Beauty and Fitness” have been operating on Abbey Road in Bourne. A brand-new timetable has been launched, including contemporary and street dance for various age groups, from age three up to and including teens. Adults won’t need to feel left out either, as there are “Street Fit” and “Adult Street Dance classes, not to mention the “Trickz and Flipz” class. (Clearly that B.A. (Hons) degree took a very liberal view regarding spelling! – Ed.) There will also be training classes for the many competitions which LDC enter, and achieve considerable success, on the national stage.

Claire Saunders, Renu’s owner, is also very happy with this development, as she explains, “Lauren has successfully run her dance school from Renu for the last five years and I am thrilled to be able to facilitate her taking it to the next level. Dance has been proven to help improve physical and mental wellbeing, so I am delighted to join forces with Lauren and LDC as part of the Renu offering. All our existing Renu studio classes will remain on our schedule, and our Renu customers will benefit from a newly refurbished studio in which to workout. I am always open to opportunities to work with other like-minded businesses who can benefit from working with our team.” Please contact Lauren on 07984 381153 or visit www.ldcdance.co.uk for more information.

Understandably, Lauren is overjoyed, as her words clearly confirm: “It’s a DREAM come true, launching my very own LDC STUDIO. It has always been a dream of mine to have a HOME for all of my dancers at LDC. I cannot believe it’s finally happening! I would love to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the continuous support and love for what we do. I cannot wait to start making even more amazing memories together at our NEW LDC HOME.” j anua ry 2020

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Citizens Advice Help Tenants Decide How to Raise Damp Problems with Landlords. Citizens Advice say resolving damp issues can be difficult, especially as the cause of the problem is not always obvious. Also, by raising any disrepair complaint to a private landlord, it is important to realise that there is a risk of retaliatory eviction. The advice is, first, to make sure the tenant is not doing anything that could be contributing to the damp, such as drying clothes indoors or blocking vents. Once that’s done, there are two potential routes available. • One route is to report the problem to the Environmental Health Department at the local authority. This route is best if the tenant is unsure what is causing the damp, but it is also an option if they think the landlord is responsible. Telling the council, (and providing any evidence, photos of the damp, and a copy of the tenancy agreement), is the start. The local authority can issue an awareness notice, which tells the landlord there’s a hazard in the home and what they need to do to fix it, although it does not require the landlord to take action. The authority can also serve the more serious improvement notice, which requires the landlord to carry out the work, and also offers some protection from retaliatory eviction. • Alternatively, the landlord could be taken to court. They may be held responsible for repairing the damp, but this will depend on the cause - such as a broken heater or window - and the terms of the tenancy agreement. If they are found responsible, the court can grant an injunction and possibly award compensation. Citizens Advice say always seek advice from them before going down the court route because the legal process can be complex, but tenants may also be entitled to legal aid. In Bourne, advice is available at Wake House, North Street, on Thursdays between 10am and 3pm, where clients are offered a five-minute initial check, followed by an appointment at a later time or date, if appropriate.

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Blitz Your Winter Fuel Bills with Help from Environmental Charity PECT This winter, PECT, (Peterborough Environment City Trust), is offering a free home energy advice service to residents in Fenland and South Kesteven. The aim of the ‘Warm Homes’ project is to help households save energy and cut costs. Now’s the ideal time to get in touch with the charity, with the news from climate experts at University College, London, that 2020 is predicted to be the coldest winter since 2013. There is substantial evidence of the detrimental impact of fuel poverty on people’s physical and mental health. Residents will receive a free home energy advice visit from an impartial advisor who will help residents choose the best energy tariff and supplier, provide information on the national £140 Warm Home Discount and give residents a free energy pack. “We’re keen to raise awareness of the support

available for those who are struggling to pay their fuel bills,” explains PECT’s Project Officer, Nikki Dekker. “There’s lots of solutions available, and we aim to support residents who are struggling to pay their energy bills or cannot keep their home at a sufficient temperature.” PECT’s scheme has already proven successful, helping over 1,300 households in Peterborough and South Holland between 2016 and 2018. These households have lowered their energy bills, saved money and reduced their impact on the environment. To book your FREE energy advice home visit, or to find out more, call Nikki Dekker on 01733 568408 or e-mail warmhomes@pect.org.uk. For more information about PECT and its work, please visit the website at www.pect.org.uk/WarmHomes.

Four Seasons Delivers Early Christmas Present to Thurlby Tigers Junior Football Team Young footballers at Thurlby Tigers will be warmer this winter thanks to a new sponsorship deal with Bourne-based company, Four Seasons Window Solutions Ltd (www.fourseasonswindowsolutions. co.uk). The windows, doors and conservatories specialists, based at Meadow Drove Farm, have provided branded new jackets and hoodies for Tigers’ Under 9s Orange team, as well as jackets and T-shirts for the team’s coaches. Matt Rossetti, Managing Director of Four Seasons, said, “We are delighted to be able to offer sponsorship to Thurlby Tigers. A big part of our ethos is supporting the communities we work in. We undertake a lot of work in Thurlby, as well as Bourne of course, and further afield in Grantham, Peterborough, Sleaford, Spalding, Stamford and beyond. Through the sponsorship, this is also a great opportunity for us to promote our business in the various places the team plays, home and away, over the course of the season.” Thurlby Tigers Under 9s Orange team have also been equipped with a new playing kit this season, thanks to Bourne-based public relations company, Phil Smith Communications (www. philsmithcommunications.co.uk). Coach Andy j anua ry 2020

Lesiw added, “We would like to thank Four Seasons and Phil Smith Communications for their sponsorship this season. We really appreciate their backing, and the team were really excited to get the new kit, jackets and hoodies. Myself and my fellow coach are also grateful for the T-shirts and jackets that Four Seasons has provided. The jackets, in particular, are making such a difference at this time of year.” Thurlby Tigers Football Club supports youngsters ranging from children who are currently in Reception and Year 1, right through to Under 18s, and ultimately men’s football. The club is seeking sponsorship for the 2020-21 season, and any interested businesses should e-mail secretary@ thurlbytigersfc.co.uk for details.

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Toft Country House Hotel and Golf Club

– Sleeping Giant Ready to Awaken! It’s just a little over a year since we featured in this magazine what had once been one of the area’s most popular venues, Toft Country House Hotel and Golf Club. At the time, when I referred to “the winds of change (that) are blowing through a popular leisure and hospitality facility just outside of Bourne,” little did anyone realise the extreme force of those winds, nor the way in which, by September 2019, the whole operation would enter administration and be on the verge of collapse and closure. Meanwhile, in the North of England, a young and very ambitious entrepreneur was running a number of thriving businesses. By judicious acquisitions and organic growth of his companies, Jon Graves (32), had created a very impressive portfolio, into which, on September 6th, 2019, Toft Country House Hotel and Golf Club was added.With its twenty en-suite hotel rooms, large restaurant, 18-hole golf course, a beautifully appointed function room, (and all surrounded by carefully maintained gardens, set within this pretty part of South Lincolnshire), who could have resisted its charm when it became available? Certainly not Mr Graves! The whole operation will be led by Jon and his wife Clare, and also by Simon Rogers, who has a track recording of turning around failing businesses and is Operations Director of Jon’s group of companies. Hotel Manager, Zoltan Komives, brings nearly ten years of experience to his role of all of the dayto-day organisation and leading his team of staff, whilst Rachael Horner continues as Head Chef. As Jon explains, the restaurant is one of the hotel’s biggest strengths and he outlines to me the key role that Rachael and her team will be playing to attract many more visitors to the restaurant with delicious food, expertly prepared with locally-sourced produce, and everything made on the premises. As Jon is excited to report, the new team have been heavily 28

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promoting the quality of the food since they took over in September, which has already encouraged hundreds of new customers through the door to experience tasty, freshly cooked food. Throughout December the hotel has been giving vouchers to visitors – to offer £10 off in the month of January. Long-term plans include refurbishing and rebranding of the restaurant as “The 19th at Toft” by the middle of 2020. Now that the initial threemonth period, stabilising the business, is over, Jon and the team are committed to the continued refurbishment of the hotel over the next twelve months. The hotel function room continues to be a wonderful venue for large-scale events such as Christmas parties and weddings, and Jon is keen to mention that there are still a few slots available for 2020! After an incredibly successful ‘Bier Keller’ night in October, the hotel plans to run a twoday Oktoberfest event in 2020, making use of a marquee to cater for up to 250 guests. The team are also planning a range of events throughout 2020 to make the most of the great site in the warmer months. One of the many excellent features of the hotel is the immaculately kept 18-hole golf course and its fantastic all-year-round playing conditions. As there is such excellent drainage for all seasons (in spite of the incredibly wet weather we’ve experienced recently), Toft is the only course in this area to never need temporary “winter greens”. In a bid to attract more golfers, young and not so young, the membership fees for Under 16s have been permanently scrapped and, from April the Club’s paying members will be able to pay monthly without any interest fees. It is tempting to refer to Toft House as a sleeping giant, about to reawaken. Let’s hope that my metaphor this time doesn’t put the jinx on the enthusiastic Mr Graves and his wonderful plans! january 2020


Your Finances

Achieve Your Financial Goals with Minimum Investment Risk - Part 2 by Adrian Hallas DipPFS, Independent Financial Adviser Introduction This is the second part of the series defining a stepby-step process to achieve your financial goals with minimum financial risk. 4. Analyse your capacity to absorb financial loss You may have an adventurous risk rating but are unable to withstand the possible level of financial loss associated with that rating. Let’s use our example from part 1, (which was included in December’s issue) and assume the boat is a luxury purchase. A loss of 20% would mean you would not be able to buy the boat you wanted, but you could still maintain a comfortable lifestyle in retirement. Conversely, if you were investing your only source of retirement funds, losing 20% could be seriously detrimental to your standard of living.

of investing in uncorrelated companies is termed “diversification”. Investments are categorised by ‘asset class’. Typical asset classes, in order of low risk to high risk are: UK Gilts, Corporate Bonds, UK equities (shares), Emerging market equities and Commodities (e.g. oil, gold).

5. Understand Investment Risk Ratings We calculated the return needed to achieve your financial objective. But how do you know which investments are most likely to provide this return? First, we need to understand a little bit about investment risk. Investment volatility is the amount by which the value of an investment varies over time. Higher volatility investments are considered to be more risky, but they present the opportunity for greater returns over time. Investing in the shares of a single company is considered high risk, because if that company fails you will lose your entire investment. A fund manager will invest in a large number of companies and strive to ensure that the growth of one company does not align with the growth of the other companies within the fund. As a trivial example, the fund manager could invest in an umbrella company and an ice cream company, so that profits can be made, irrespective of the weather. This process

Managers create investment portfolios with a specified level of risk, by allocating a proportion of the overall investment to each asset class. Please note, that nothing in this article constitutes investment or financial advice. In Part 3 Next time we will look at reconciling your need to take financial risk with your capacity to absorb financial loss and then move on to selecting suitable investments. If you can’t wait until next month, you can access the full series at: www.wellheadifa. co.uk/news

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“And when they ask me...” Words on the Magical Christmas Fayre by Paul Fellows “It was cold, bleak, biting weather: foggy withal” is how Charles Dickens sets the scene at the start of “A Christmas Carol”, and that is just what it was like as this year’s Magical Christmas Fayre in Bourne began to come together. Anyone who came to our town will remember just how cold and Christmassy it was this year, and such a huge relief from all the ‘wet’ we had been subjected to in recent weeks. Once again, literally hundreds of local residents did not let the town down, attending this iconic event to begin theirs and the town’s celebrations. North Street and the Corn Exchange car park were full of stalls, rides and seasonal cheer! The stage in the Market Place kept the event buzzing throughout the day, with amazing, talented performances, culminating with the lights breaking the evening gloom as they, once again, lit up the town for Christmas. Father Christmas took a small rest from meeting children in Wake House to be joined by the Mayor to lead the countdown. The Magical Christmas Fayre and lights switch-on is now, without doubt, one of the most important and necessary events in Bourne’s calendar. Not only does it bring our community together, but it starts a celebration that ushers the year out in style, whilst heralding in what will be the start of another year. The Bourne Events Team would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who supports our events and we look forward to seeing you all for The Classic Car and Bike Carnival in the town on Sunday June 21st, 2020. 40

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Do I have to use the Property Lawyer my Estate Agent is Recommending? By Michelle Rickard at PDR Property Lawyers

This is something I hear on a daily basis; the quick answer is “NO”. When your estate agent recommends a conveyancing solicitor or a licensed conveyancer/ property lawyer, it is likely the firm they are recommending are paying them a ‘referral fee’. This fee is usually passed on to you, the client. You may be surprised to learn that some ‘referral fees’ are in the £100s, simply for your conveyancing business. This is why conveyancing fees vary so widely. Read the small print before you sign any agreements! Every law firm should detail how much they receive from the estate agent for passing business to them. The Solicitors Regulation Authority and The Council for Licensed Conveyancers, which regulates conveyancing solicitors and licensed conveyancers, has a strict referral code. Solicitors/licensed conveyancers are required to set out a full quotation which details their fees, the disbursement costs and associated expenses with your transaction. They are also required to reveal how much they paid for your referral. Look at this closely! I suggest you ask the solicitor/licensed conveyancer/property lawyer for details of the referral fee they have paid for your (potential) custom. In addition to checking the amount of money you, the client, are paying for your referred business, I strongly recommend that you get at least three quotes for your conveyancing. Fees for 44 42

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leasehold and freeholds within different valuation brackets can vary widely. I also suggest that you search for reviews of the firms you are interested in working with. In summary, when buying or selling a property it is vital that you appoint a lawyer that you can trust to act in your best interests, who will have the experience to complete the transaction properly and in timely manner and who will charge you a fair price for doing so. Everyone has the right to choose their own lawyer. Both the Solicitor’s Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) rigorously state that its members are meant to ensure that their client has chosen them to act without pressure being exerted upon them to do so. If you are being pressurised into choosing a lawyer as outlined above refuse firmly and advise that you will seek the advice of the SRA or CLC – this usually does the trick! For more information, contact Michelle Rickard at PDR Property Lawyers on 01733 203873.

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A New Year and New Warning About Selfassessment Scams by Eileen Le Voi at Safe Local Trades WITH the New Year comes a clean slate, business goals, resolutions and, of course, filling in those self-assessment forms. The January 31st deadline is approaching fast, and in the run up, HM Revenue and Customs is warning millions of self-assessment customers to be aware of fraudsters. Worryingly, over the last year, HMRC received nearly 900,000 reports from the public about suspicious HMRC contact, either through phone calls, texts or e-mails. More than 100,000 of these were phone scams, while over 620,000 reports from the public were about bogus tax rebates. Fraudsters use a range of techniques to scam cash from hard-working individuals, with some of the most common including phoning taxpayers offering a fake tax refund, or pretending to be HMRC by texting or e-mailing a link which will take customers to a false page, where their bank details and money will be stolen. Fraudsters are also known to threaten victims with arrest or imprisonment if a bogus tax bill is not paid immediately. However, help is at hand. HMRC operates a dedicated Customer Protection team to identify and close down scams but is advising customers to recognise the signs to avoid becoming victims themselves. It is worth remembering that genuine organisations like HMRC and banks will never contact customers asking for their PIN, password or bank details. Customers should NEVER give out private information, reply to text messages, download attachments or click on links in texts or e-mails which they are not expecting. Customers are urged to take action by forwarding details of suspicious calls or e-mails claiming to be from HMRC to phishing@hmrc.gov.uk and texts to 60599. Customers who have suffered financial loss should contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or use their online fraud reporting tool. Tax is automatically deducted from most UK taxpayers’ wages, pensions or savings. Where tax is not automatically deducted, or when people or businesses have earned additional untaxed income, they are required to complete a Self-Assessment tax return each year. People need to complete a tax return if they: • Earned more than £2,500 from renting out property. • Their partner received Child Benefit and either of them had an annual income of more than £50,000. • Received more than £2,500 in other untaxed income, for example from tips or commission. • Are self-employed sole traders. • Are employees claiming expenses in excess of £2,500. • Have an annual income over £100,000. • Earned income from abroad on which they need to pay tax. Further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/ check-if-you-need-tax-return. 44

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Firstly, let me start by saying I hope you all had a merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year! Now, if you’re anything like me the January blues will be in full swing. The dark nights seem to last forever, it’s so cold that you sometimes forget you have fingers and toes and now that Christmas and New Years are over, you haven’t got anything to look forward to which could distract you from the dark and cold weather! That said, we believe this is great time to put time aside to go through some of the tasks you’ve been putting off. Over the course of the year, I think I would be safe in saying you have probably started to build up a fairly sizeable pile of paperwork that has come in over the year which you have

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New Year, New Agent?

by Jason Treadwell, Managing Director With the Christmas period over and a new year begun, focus has returned to the property market, for those considering moving. With many new buyers registering their requirements and a flurry of new properties coming to the market, Christmas can no longer be used as an excuse for a lack of interest. Despite Christmas, Newton Fallowell had an extremely busy and successful December, which is being carried through into January. Many properties were sold, including a few within days of advertising, and a couple that required no advertising at all! We found that buyers were in fact registering their details prior to the new year, to ensure they were the first to hear about any new properties due to come to the market. This included our Boxing Day launch, which provided tremendous results.

We launched a variety of homes to the market, where they benefited from fantastic online exposure, prior to the new year. Whilst the new year presents the benefit of many new buyers, it also presents a much higher level of competition on the market. Therefore, it is imperative to ensure that your home stands out, or you could risk becoming ‘stale’ on the market. Buyers, new and old, will maintain the ability to see the date your home was launched to the market. If your home had already been on the market for a period in 2019, they may begin to ask the question, ‘Why has this home not already sold?’ Here, at Newton Fallowell, we believe it is important to review a home’s marketing and interest regularly, to ensure it does not become ‘stale’. We recommend that, if your home has not been receiving a good level of interest, you understand why this is and what your selling agent is doing to increase activity. Are they being proactive and cross-selling from similar homes they have available? What are the reasons potential purchasers are providing for not viewing your home? If you cannot answer the above questions, perhaps a change in selling agent could be worthwhile. With a combination of a new set of photos/marketing details, as well as a proactive agent who will provide you with answers to the above questions, you will benefit from one of the most important periods of the year for the property market. If you believe your home needs a fresh lease of life, then please do not hesitate to contact us on 01778 422567, so that we can provide this for you and help get you moving.

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Ticket only admission - £5.00 Available from 9.00 am

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The Len Pick Trust office

5 Granby Court

Hereward Street

Bourne PE10 9AD

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Bourne Corn Exchange Doors open 7.00pm

Ticket only admission - £5.00 Available from 9.00 am Saturday 4th January

Ticket only admission - £5.00 Available from 9.00am Saturday 4th January

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Promoted by The Len PickWƌŽŵŽƚĞĚďLJdŚĞ>ĞŶWŝĐŬdƌƵƐƚ Trust ZĞŐŝƐƚĞƌĞĚŚĂƌŝƚLJ;EŽ͘ϭϭϬϲϱϵϴͿĨŽƵŶĚĞĚďLJƚŚĞůĂƚĞDƌ>ĞŶ A registered Charity (No. 1106598) founded by the late Mr Len Pick WŝĐŬĨŽƌƚŚĞďĞŶĞĮƚŽĨƚŚĞƚŽǁŶƐƉĞŽƉůĞŽĨŽƵƌŶĞ>ŝŶĐŽůŶƐŚŝƌĞ͘ for the benefit of the townspeople of Bourne Lincolnshire.


A) The Alphabetical Quiz – The Letter A

The idea is that all the answers to the following questions begin with the letter A, and follow each other in alphabetical order, as shown in the first two answers given. 1)

Which African ant-eating mammal takes its name from the Dutch for ‘earth pig’? – Answer: Aardvark.

14) Burnley boy who last year became the all-time leading wicket taker amongst cricket’s fast bowlers.

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Which Scottish football team have never been relegated from the top tier, since being promoted in 1905? – Answer: Aberdeen.

15) What is the name of the main artery in the body which carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the smaller arteries?

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What name is given to the nut-like fruit of the oak tree?

16) What name is given to a bed which, for a joke, has had the sheets doubled up so that you can’t get into it?

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Travelling from Trafalgar Square into The Mall in London, you would pass this Arch.

17) Sign of the Zodiac whose name is taken from the Latin for ‘water carrier’.

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What is the opposite to hibernate, when an animal 18) Anniversary of the day when fighting in World War 1 survives the hot summer in a dormant state? came to an end.

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Land-locked country in South Central Asia with Kabul as its capital.

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Which battle against the French in 1415 is prominent in Shakespeare’s play, Henry V?

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With which band do you associate Morten Harket singing “Take on Me”?

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What is the name of the main river flowing through Leeds?

10) When is a door not a door? When it’s _ _ _ _. (The old ones are always the best! – Ed.) 11) This former British athlete with a very distinctive laugh is now a television presenter. 12) What name is given to the fine particles of silt, clay, mud and sand that are carried and deposited by a river? 13) According to Greek mythology, what was the ‘food of the gods’?

19) This Midlands football club was one of the founder members of the Football League in 1888 and of the Premier League in 1992? 20) Which Ian McEwan novel was made into a very successful film, starring James McAvoy and Keira Knightley? 21) Which European country was the birthplace of composers Schubert, Haydn and Liszt? 22) What name is given to the rapid movement of a large mass of snow down a mountainside? 23) This small pointed tool is used to bore holes, especially in leather. 24) Which Devon seaside town is synonymous with carpet making? 25) Which racecourse hosts the Scottish Grand National? 26) Which country is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to the south?

B) Train That Brain!

Take the first number and follow the instructions until you reach the answer. Try it first without pen and paper and don’t even think about a calculator! 1) 7: + 5, x 8, - 16, 50% of it , - 7, x 2, + 34, 70% of it, + 25

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ANSWERS Section A: 3) Acorn, 4) Admiralty, 5) Aestivate, 6) Afghanistan, 7) Agincourt, 8) A-ha, 9) Aire, 10) Ajar, 11) (Kriss) Akabusi, 12) Alluvium, 13) Ambrosia, 14) (Jimmy) Anderson, 15) Aorta, 16) Apple-pie bed, 17) Aquarius, 18) Armistice (Day), 19) Aston Villa, 20) Atonement, 21) Austria, 22) Avalanche, 23) Awl, 24) Axminster, 25) Ayr, 26) Azerbaijan. Section B: 1) 95, 2) 917, 3) 1460.


For more information about our upcoming shows and events please visit the Bourne Corn Exchange, call the box office on 01476 406158, check out our events section on Facebook or visit the website: www.guildhallartscentre.com


What's On

Events - January 2019 5th - Knit and Natter every Thursday at The Little Teapot, Wherry’s Lane, Bourne, 1pm-4pm.

5th - Tea and Tales, Book Club at The Little Teapot, Wherry’s Lane, Bourne, 6pm-8pm.

7th - 11th - The New Theatre Peterborough presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.” Tickets from £20. For full details, visit www.newtheatre-peterborough.com or phone 01773 852992.

drop into the Arts Centre between 10am-12noon or 1pm -3pm and bring the whole family to take part in interactive activities. Talk to Lincolnshire One Venues about signing up to a community-led Family Flash Mob! Work with a facilitator to cocreate a Family Flash Mob experience that will be performed at Stamford’s “Arts Around Town” event on February 21st. Free entry.

20th - Bourne U3A welcome speaker Sam Owen who will

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be talking on the subject of “The Future of Food.” Commencing at 2.15pm, doors open 1.45pm at Bourne Corn Exchange. Admission £1, new members and visitors are always welcome. If you wish to know more, ring: 01778 426483 or visit the website https://u3asites.org.uk/bourne.

8th - The new year starts at Deepings Camera Club with Top

21st - 25th - Bill Kenwright presents Cabaret at the New Theatre, Peterborough. Multi award-winning musical with John Partridge as Emcee and featuring Anita Harris. Tickets from £22.50. For full details, visit www.newtheatre-peterborough. com or phone 01773 852992.

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- Learn English Border dancing (men and women) or join their band - Bourne Borderers - Edenham Village Hall, Church Lane, Edenham, every Wednesday 8pm to 10pm. For more information, phone Heather 07974 755234 or Kurt 07949 6121457. Trumps. Members will attempt to trump each other with a range of different photographs. 7.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. at the Deepings Community Centre, Douglas Road, Market Deeping. Visitors are always welcome, £4 at the door.

8th - Prize bingo at Aslackby Village Hall. Doors open at 6.30 pm, eyes down 7.00pm.

9th - The Bourne Motor Racing Club starts the new year

with a film night. The film being shown is ‘Mike Hailwood – The Profile of a Legend’. It tells the story of Mikes’ career in motorcycling, and also his later years when he went on to compete in Formula One and other classes of car racing. He became one of the few men to compete at Grand Prix level in both motorcycle and car racing. Doors at the Corn Exchange open at 7.00 pm and the film show commences at 8.00 pm. The Club has a full programme of speakers booked through 2020 and membership of the Club remains at £20 for the full year. Renewals will begin at the January Club night. Visitors and guests are always welcome and pay £5 on the door.

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- Meet old friends, make new ones over a cuppa or just chill out and relax at Bourne Baptist Church Hall, West Street at their Chill ’n’ Chat free drop-in sessions, from 10am-12noon. If you need support, help or advice, volunteers are on hand to assist. All welcome-young or old.

11th - Friends of Bourne Woods in conjunction with Bourne

Borderers, who will be dancing and leading the proceedings, invite you to join them for their annual wassailing at Bourne Community Orchard, off Beech Avenue, Bourne, starting at 4-30pm. Help them celebrate this old English custom to encourage the trees to bear fruit and thank them for this year’s harvest. Bring pots and pans, whistles etc to make lots of noise, and a torch to light your way. Refreshments available - but bring your own mug if you have one. Free, but donations very welcome. For more information, contact Sarah 07760468052.

15th - “1940s Evening of Music and Dance” with The

Dreambelles and The Blitz Dancers at Bourne Corn Exchange, organised by Bourne Lions Club, 7-30pm -11pm. Tickets, (to include a fish and chip supper), from Harrison and Dunn, Bourne or cranegraham60@gmail.com. ’40s style dress desirable but not essential.

18th - Family Flash Mob at Stamford Arts Centre. Do you

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22nd - Guest speakers Judy and David Hodgson will share

stories and images of their trip to Peru at tonight’s meeting of Deepings Camera Club. 7.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. at the Deepings Community Centre, Douglas Road, Market Deeping. Visitors are always welcome, £4 at the door.

25th - Start the new year off by meeting new friends at the

Salvation Army, COFFEE MORNING,10.00am to 12noon at The Salvation Army Manning Road, Bourne.

26th - Tabletop Sale and Coffee Morning, with home-made cakes and filled rolls, at Bourne Corn Exchange, doors open to the public at 9-30am. To book a table, ring Audrey on 01778 426487. All proceeds to the N.S.P.C.C. 29th - Deepings Camera Club welcome Richard Cobby who

will present his thoughts on ‘Imagination to Image Creation.’ 7.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. at the Deepings Community Centre, Douglas Road, Market Deeping. Visitors are always welcome, £4 at the door.

30th - Feb 6th/7th - Winter Walks at Burghley House Stamford. Why not join Head Gardener, Joe Whitehead for a winter walk? See all the developments in the gardens whilst they have been closed to the public. The tour will take you through the private South Gardens as well as the Sculpture Gardens and Garden of Surprises. Please note that the tour is on foot, so please wear appropriate footwear for the weather and the time of year. Meet at the Orangery at 10-30am. Tickets £12 - visit www.burghley.co.uk. February 1st - Cinema at the Old Town Hall Bourne:

afternoon matinee “The Lion King,” P.G. starting at 2pm, doors at 1-30pm. Then at 7pm, doors at 6-30pm, “Judy,” 12A, a biopic of Judy Garland’s latter years. Licensed bar, popcorn and ice creams. All tickets £6 - to book, visit www.bournetownhall.org. uk/events. Events are brought to you by Hilary Bloomer. To send in your events please contact her via hilary@discoveringmagazines.co.uk or phone 01778 421427 / 07837 499061

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Regular Events Gigs and Musical Events 3rd - First Fridays Folk singaround 8pm at the Hare and

Hounds, Haconby , For further details, phone 01778 570115 or dean.hardy880@btinternet.com.

4th - Live Country Music evening at Masonic Centre

Hall, 1-2 Roman Bank, Bourne, Lincs PE10 9LQ. First class Country singers from around the UK, this month: John Doherty - whether you’re a line dancer or a listener, these evenings are for everyone who appreciates good Country music. Entrance £9. No bar, so bring your own drinks - raffle and Irish Bingo. For further information, phone Donna 07718972329 or e-mail DCALiner@aol.com.

7th - The Masons Folk and Acoustic Club: Singers

and musicians wanted, all instruments, abilities and ages welcome! Singaround style, any kind of tunes and traditional music, even an ‘open stage’ section if you like! 8pm at the Masons Arms, South St, Bourne. For further details, phone Dean on 01778 570115.

11th - Steve Carmel, a newcomer to the Royal British

Legion, but local so you may have come across him before! Start time 9 pm but open from 7pm, early arrival is advised. Phone 01778 421775 for more details if needed: Members £2 entrance. Non-members welcome £3.

12th - Open Mic 8pm at the Hare & Hounds, West Road, Haconby, Bourne, PA & soundman provided. For further information tel 01778 571428. 17th - Morning Glory, (Oasis covers band), at the Nags Head, Bourne 9pm start.

19th - Sit back, relax and listen to Pennyless at Mama Liz’s, Stamford 4pm-6pm, free. 20th - Haconby Hare Tune Session, 8pm at the Hare and Hounds, Haconby, hosted by Pete Shaw and friends (some music available if you contact in advance) - 01778 571563 or pete@peteshaw.co.uk. To book a 6pm meal with the pub before the session, phone 01778 570521. 23rd - Open Mic Session at John Clare Cottage, Helpston, 6-30pm for 7pm start. Come along to the café at the John Clare Cottage to play your instruments, sing or listen to other performers, led by Rev. Dave Maylor, (blues guitar.) Refreshments, including a licensed bar. Free entry; there will be an opportunity to give a donation, the monies being divided between the John Clare Trust and St Botolph’s. 25th - The Old Town Hall Bourne welcomes Ma Bessie and the Pigfoot Band – Ma Bessie’s prohibition party. Focusing on the music of the late, great Bessie Smith. Come dressed as gangsters, bootleggers and molls if you wish. Doors at 6-30pm start at 7-30pm. Tickets £12 plus booking fee from www.bournetownhall.org.uk/events. Licensed bar. 25th - Solo artist, Keith, who has been to the Royal British Legion before, as the other half of a duo, singing songs from the ’60s to the present day. Start time 9 pm but open from 7pm, early arrival is advised. Phone 01778 421775 for more details if needed: Members £2 entrance. Non-members welcome £3. 31st - Local band, Loose Rocket, at the Nags Head, Bourne. 9pm start. j anua ry 2020

MONDAY • Bourne Parkinson Support Group, Salvation Army Hall, last Monday of every month (excluding bank holidays) .10.30-12.30 • Bourne U3A - Third Monday of every month 2.15pm at Bourne Corn Exchange. Join Bourne U3A and enjoy education and entertainment by a variety of speakers at each monthly meeting. Visitors can attend two meetings before deciding if they would like to become a member. More info on www.u3abourne.org.uk • Spiritual Meditation & chat with friendly group . Tea & Biscuits provided. Monday Evenings 7.30 pm 01778 423351 • Bourne Choral Society meets every Monday evening 7-30pm at Bourne Abbey church Hall. New members are always welcome. For further details visit www.bournechoralsociety.weebly.com or on Facebook. • Monday cash Bingo at The Five Bells Morton – eyes down at 7-30pm • Weightwatchers - Mondays 9-45 at Bourne Abbey Church Hall. • Baby Yoga with Kim Wooldridge, 11:00 - 12:00 , The Youth Centre, Bourne Children’s Centre, Queens Road. Email Kim kimwooldridge365@btinternet.com for more information and to book. TUESDAY • ‘Yoga with Laura’ Tues 10am-11.30am, at Red Hall, Bourne, Hatha Yoga, suitable for all, £10 casual class or saver card available.www.svatantryayogawithlaura.com. Experienced teacher 10 yrs. Laura Byatt 01778 393302. • Bourne Library. Storytime for Pre-School children 2-2-30pm. • “Get Connected”  an opportunity to meet up with friends to do crafts, colouring, games, knitting or whatever you feel comfortable with; unlimited tea/coffee & biscuits all for £1, 1.30pm-4.00pm at The Salvation Army, Manning Road, Bourne • Ki-Ways Tai-Chi lessons, every Tuesday 2pm – 3.30 pm. Call 07413 620344 or email: raypawletto2.co.uk • Sugar Mill – quiz night every Tuesday, 8-30pm start. • Babies and tots.10am to 11.30 at New Day Baptist church, Morton. • Lighthouse club, 4.30pm to 5.30pm, ages 4/5 (rec) to 9/10 (yr 5) at New Day Baptist church, Morton. WEDNESDAY • Bourne Organ Club. Meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at Bourne Corn Exchange. All ages welcome. Please call Linda Wass on 01778 424947 for more info. • ‘Yoga with Laura’ moved to RED HALL, Bourne, 6.45pm-8.15pm, www. svatantryayogawithlaura.com, 01778 393302 Laura Byatt • Exercise to music for men and women 50 plus age group. 11.45 – 12.45 at Rippingale Village Hall 01778 423351 • The Deepings Camera Club meet every Wednesday from September to May at the Market Deeping Community Centre in Douglas Road Market Deeping. 1st Meeting is on the 2nd September which is an open meeting for anyone who has an interest in improving their photographic skills. • Weightwatchers - Wednesdays 6pm at Bourne Abbey Church Hall Thursdays 7pm Wake House • Prize bingo second Wednesday of each month at Aslakby Village Hall • Bourne Judo Club trains at the Darby and Joan Hall in Bourne. Primary 6.45 to 7.45. Juniors 7.45 to 8.45 and seniors 8.45 to 9.45. £2.50 per session. Contact Chas on 01778 440430 for more information. • Bourne Abbots Petanque Club meet on Wednesday and Sunday at 2pm at Abbey Lawn, Bourne. We welcome new members. Please ring 01778 394083 or email: contactbapc@gmail.com for more information. • Bourne to Sing! Bourne Salvation Army Hall. Each Wednesday 1.30-2.30pm. Call Brooke 07772 055935 for free taster session. • Bourne Tuneless Choir Fancy having fun and “singing like no one is listening”? No need to read music, hit the right note, or remember words. Call Linda on 07949 057811 or e-mail bourne@tunelesschoir.com for more information. • Bourne Town Bowls Club. Weekly Club Rollups on Wednesday at 6pm for experienced bowlers. The Weekly Club times Wednesday evenings 6pm start for those wanting to learn to play bowls. Contact btbc2018@gmail.com. THURSDAY • Nubourne WI meet on the first Thursday of every month (except January) at 7.30pm at the Abbey Church Hall, Bourne. Visitors are always welcome. For more information call Mary on 01778 420370. • Bourne Bridge Club meets Thurs 6.50-10pm for duplicate Bridge. Tuesdays, same time for ‘Gentle Duplicate’ at the Masonic Hall, 1-2 Roman Bank, Bourne. www.bridgewebs. com/bourne email: bourne4bridge@gmail.com. • Abbey Church Wist drive last Thursday of each month. Light supper raffle £3.50. 7.00pm. 01778 422219. Call Judy for more information • Supple Strength, blending Yoga, Pilates & body conditioning. Perfect 60 minute body/mind package for core stability, posture, strength and tone. Thursdays 6.30pm at EDENHAM VILLAGE HALL. Pay as you go £3.50. Kim 07976 818995 • ‘Yoga with Laura’ 10am-11.30am Red Hall, Bourne, www.svatantryayogawithlaura.com, 01778 393302 Laura Byatt • “Bourne Worth It W.I.” meets every second Thursday of the month at the Darby and Joan Hall in South Street, Bourne at 7-30pm. Visitors welcome. Further details from Christine 01778 420186 or Jacky 07551 010080. • Youth club. 6.30pm to 8.00pm. From year 6 to year 9 at New Day Baptist church, Morton. • Slimming World with Tori, The Salvation Army Hall, Manning Road, Bourne, 5.30pm and 7.30pm, Contact Tori for more info 07849 095520. FRIDAY • Tai Chi for learning support 1.30pm - 2.30pm Contact 07413 620344, Wake House, North St, Bourne • Bourne folk Club to First Friday Singaround at the Hare and Hounds, Haconby, 7-45pm. First Friday of every month. • Friday, Disco Night at The Burghley Arms and Archie’s Bar, Bourne: 9-00pm start • Baby Massage with Kim Wooldridge, Courses run for five weeks for a group, 11:30 -12:30, Bourne Children’s Centre, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9DX Email Kim kimwooldridge365@btinternet.com for more information and to book. SATURDAY • Sequence Dances - Crowland Modern Sequence Dancers. Fourth Saturday of each month 7.30pm - 11.30pm at Bourne Corn Exchange Modern Sequence Dancing is based on the standard ballroom and Latin dances including waltz, quickstep, foxtrot and rumba and is a social style of dance.  It’s great fun and a good way to meet new people.  Everyone is welcome.£3.00 on the door • LDC NEW street/commercial Dance Classes every Saturday at Renu’s Dance Studio, 27, Abbey Road, Bourne. 4-7yrs 11am-12pm; 8- 12yrs 12-1pm; Teens 1-2pm. All classes are £4-50. • Bourne Town Bowls Club. Weekly Club Rollups on Saturday afternoons 1:45 for 2pm start for experienced bowlers. Contact btbc2018@gmail.com. SUNDAY • Hare and Hounds, Haconby – “Unplugged”- 2nd Sunday of every month 8pm. Performers and listeners all welcome.

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OH YES IT IS. . . .!

THIS SEASON’S PANTOMIMES December 20th- 24th, 27th - 31st and January 2nd - 4th: GUILDHALL ARTS CENTRE, GRANTHAM. Polka Dot Pantomimes are back for 2019 -2020 with Cinderella! This perfect family pantomime will enchant both young and old. So, why not go along to find out if the slipper fits in this sparkling show which promises to be a hit with all the family? Relaxed Performances on Jan 2nd at 2pm and 6.30pm! For further details, visit www. guildhallartscentre.com or phone 01476 406158. Dec 27th – Jan 1st: STAMFORD CORN EXCHANGE. After last year’s successful pantomime, Stamford Pantomime Players bring you Dick Whittington, a family-friendly story of Dick from Gloucester, who goes to London to seek his fame and fortune. Along with his faithful feline companion, he battles King Rat and his army of “Ratlings”, takes a “sea voyage” to visit foreign shores, and of course falls in love! But will Dick get the girl? This 70+ strong cast from the local community bring you a show full of singing, dancing, fun, frivolities, a singing parrot and a dancing camel, if they can squeeze it in! (And you might get to meet the newest member of SPP!). A show not to be missed. For more information and booking, phone 01780 766455 or visit www. stamfordcornexchange.co.uk. Until Dec 30th: THE CRESSET PETERBOROUGH. You’re invited to the ball this Christmas as The Cresset and Premier Pantomimes present the most magical pantomime of all – Cinderella! With a wave of their magic wand they will transport you to Pantoland, where everything has glitter, the jokes are frankly terrible, and there’s more song and dance than you can shake a stick at! Cinderella is a festive fairy tale the whole family will 64

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enjoy! For further details and booking, visit www.cresset.co.uk/pantomime/ or phone 01733 265705. Until Dec 31st: SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, SPALDING. Polka Dot Pantomimes are back for another all-singing, all-dancing festive extravaganza. This year share in the thrilling story of Rapunzel, the lonely princess with the super-hair, trapped in a tower but longing for a life of adventure in the outside world.  Boo, hiss and cheer along to a show packed with up-beat singing and dancing, fabulous costumes and plenty of fun and frolics for the whole family to enjoy. For further details and to book, visit www.southhollandcentre.co.uk or phone 01775 764777. Until January 5th: NEW THEATRE ROYAL, LINCOLN. Lincoln’s longestrunning traditional Christmas pantomime is set to be a real adventure this season, full of laughs, boos and audience participation for all the family to enjoy. Robin Hood will be filled with high energy dance routines, outstanding vocalists, comedy and of course added surprises in the script for those stand out ‘wow’ moments. Barney Harwood returns to Lincoln as the brave hero Robin Hood, Chris Johnson will play Will Scarlet, and Zoe Hedge is Maid Marian. For ticket prices and performance times, visit www.newtheatreroyallincoln.co.uk or phone 01522 519999. Until Jan 5th (excluding Dec 25th and Jan 1st). KEY THEATRE, PETERBOROUGH. A brand new panto written for the Key Theatre by Simon Egerton. This year it’s Beauty and the Beast: the story of a young woman who is caught up in a handsome prince’s struggle to defeat an evil

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witch’s curse. For more information and booking, phone 01733 207239 or visit www.vivacity-peterborough.com. Jan 4th – 5th and 10th – 12th: STAMFORD ARTS CENTRE. Don’t miss this season’s amazingly magical and hilariously funny pantomime. Polka Dot Pantomimes return to Stamford with a witty, sparkly and truly fabulous pantomime – Jack and the Beanstalk. This family classic is suitable for all the family, so get ready for a wonderful pantomime season! www. stamfordartscentre.com or phone the box office on 01780 763203. Jan 11th – 12th: STAMFORD CORN EXCHANGE. They’re back again! Oh yes, they are, with Peter Panties, the adult panto. The Market Theatre Company return to corrupt another traditional pantomime classic beyond recognition. Their fearless company of three actors return to bring you an evening of corny jokes, raunchy plots and blatant sexual innuendo using a minimum of set props and costume. Prolong that all-too-short seasonal spirit and get ready for another evening of slick, fast-moving, farcical fun and bawdy sexual innuendo (did we mention the innuendo?) for adults only. Not suitable for under 16s. Tickets, phone 01780 766455 or online at www.stamfordcornexchange.co.uk. Until Jan 5th: THEATRE ROYAL, NOTTINGHAM. Don’t miss the magic of this year’s must-see production of Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes! You and your family shall go to the ball with yet another spectacular family panto, packed with traditional pantomime ingredients. Starring Les Dennis, Connor McIntyre, Gareth Gates and Richard Cadell and Sooty. With mischievous comedy,

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jaw-dropping special effects and plenty of boos and hisses, Cinderella will be packed with festive fun for all the family for those aged from 3 to 103. So, polish off your pumpkins, grab your glass slippers and get ready to head to the ball! For further details and booking, visit www.trch.co.uk or phone 0115 9895555. Until Jan 11th: NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE. With spectacular costumes, stunning sets, plenty of belly-laughs and magical musical numbers, the legendary panto, Sleeping Beauty, is the perfect festive treat. Discover the magical kingdom of Princess Rosalind, a.k.a. Sleeping Beauty, brought to life on Nottingham Playhouse’s stage. When Sleeping Beauty pricks her finger on evil fairy, Maleficent’s spinning wheel the entire kingdom is sent to sleep. Join us to find out if brave Prince Alexander, Jerry the Jester and Fairy Wisheart can foil the evil fairy’s plans and save Sleeping Beauty. Will they live happily ever after? Guaranteed great fun for all the family, there are surprises in store for you at every performance. For more details and booking, visit www. nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk. Jan 17th – 18th: The Priory Players, performing at THE DEEPINGS SCHOOL. The Priory Players and Priory Youth Players proudly present this new and heart-warming pantomime by Warren McWilliams, Frosted, a magical tale of two princesses, as one struggles to come to terms with the magical powers she’s been given. Can they survive the snowstorm? Or will their kingdom be taken over by a wicked prince? Plenty of audience participation for the whole family. Oh yes there is! For further details and booking, visit www.facebook.com/pg/ prioryplayersdsj/events/

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Pets and Vets

Lumps and Bumps are interfering with movement. However, some lumps are cancerous and need investigation to know whether they are benign or malignant. Knowing the type of tumour helps determine the best course of treatment.

Finding a lump on your pet can be worrying for owners, and lumps can appear anywhere on a dog or cat’s body. Could the lump be a cancer, a piece of fatty tissue, a developing abscess or a cyst? Most lumps are found on the head and chin because that is where we handle our pets most. Lumps appear in other areas just as frequently and can often grow quite large before being discovered, especially those on the underside of the body.

Fine needle aspirates can be performed on the conscious pet. Cells within the lump are By Deirdre sucked into a needle and syringe and then Wilson smeared onto a slide for pathologists to examine. Most of the time this is diagnostic The simplest lumps are skin tags and warts. Warts are but if not, a biopsy is performed where a small sample of caused by a skin virus and often your pet can develop a the lump is removed and sent for analysis. small cluster of them. Warts can occasionally bleed but If the lump is benign, then surgery is usually curative; five minutes of pressure can stop the flow. however, if the lump is cancerous, more aggressive Fatty lumps are also known as lipomas. Again, these treatment is required. Initially, your pet should be are harmless but can grow very large and interfere investigated for spread of the cancer, known as with movement, especially if they are found under the “staging” the cancer. This could include sampling local elbow or in the groin. They are best removed before lymph nodes, X-rays or scans. The tumour can be they get too big which would make surgery much more removed but a larger wound is required to ensure all complicated. the cancerous tissue is included and chemotherapy or radiotherapy may also be required. Cysts are blocked oil glands and, most of the time, just form a small, harder lump under the skin. They can Whatever type of lump is found, it is best checked early burst and become infected though, and therefore, these by your vet. Most times you can be reassured that you ones are best removed. have nothing to worry about, but if treatment is required then more successful outcomes occur when the lump is Reassuringly, many masses are harmless and can be small. left alone unless they are causing irritation to your pet or

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“The Dog Club” – New Grooming Parlour for Bourne A new dog grooming parlour has opened in Bourne and the first month has proved most encouraging for enthusiastic owner, Maddie Blundell. The parlour, at 3 Crown Walk, just off West Street, is Maddie’s first business venture, but after several years of caring for dogs, followed by her gaining a Level 3 City and Guilds qualification, she is now confident of success in her chosen career. Maddie modestly explains that the cup standing proudly in her light, airy and well-equipped salon, is one she won recently, as “2018 Student of the Year” at The College of Animal Welfare in Huntingdon. Her “Club Menu” covers an impressive range of services, from a ‘full groom’, through a ‘handstrip’, to a ‘dog club dental’ and a ‘pawdicure’, and all competitively priced. Maddie is canine first aidtrained and fully insured, whilst all her products are ethically sourced, and her treats are home-made with no additives or preservatives added.

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All of their products are of the highest possible standard, each tailor-made to suit the specific requirements of their vast number of clients. They offer a free quotation on all of their products with the promise of only the best customer service possible. Their customers include thousands of domestic households throughout the UK, shops, factories, offices, warehouses, schools, colleges, hospitals... the list goes on, as does the multitude of glowing reviews from satisfied customers, near and far.

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BOURNE U3A - Learn, laugh, live The University of the Third Age (U3A) is a selfhelp learning organisation for people who have completed their career. It means they have the time to enrich their lives with new skills and experiences, pursue their interests, form new friendships and enjoy a sense of belonging to a vibrant community. The U3A is different from most other adult learning organisations. Rather than paying people to teach, we encourage members to share their knowledge and talents with other members. This self-help model empowers us to create our own opportunities to learn in the ways that suit us best. As a result, members contribute to a wide range of engaging and stimulating interest groups in an atmosphere of mutual support and companionship. Because they reflect the individual wishes of their members, all U3As are different - but they all deliver a lifeenhancing experience.

During the month, around sixty special interest groups from antiques to wine appreciation meet and, to attend these, you must be a member of U3A. Information regarding each of these can be obtained by checking our website at: https:// u3asites.org.uk/bourne/home. All those who are either semi-retired or retired, and who are still interested in keeping their mind and body active by learning new skills, or perhaps those who have skills which they are prepared to share with others, have an open invitation to join us and help build an even stronger U3A for the people of Bourne and the surrounding villages. For further information, or if you have any questions, please feel free to telephone 0845 519 1385.

So, welcome to Bourne U3A and to learning, laughing and living. Monthly meetings are normally held on the third Monday in each month at the Bourne Corn Exchange (now labelled as South Kesteven Community Access Point and Library), starting at 2.15 pm where members are both educated and entertained by a variety of specially invited speakers. This is followed by light refreshments. Visitors are welcome. The entry cost is ÂŁ1 per meeting. Visitors can attend two meetings, of either a group or a monthly meeting, before deciding whether to join the U3A when the annual membership fee is ÂŁ12. 72

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Domestic & Commercial Electricians No Call Out Charges!

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GARDEN SERVICES

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Painting & Decorating, Tiling, Plumbing, Fencing and many other home services Please contact Mark for a quote:

01778 571491 / 07792 969106 Email: mark@topmarkspm.co.uk

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LAWNMOWER REPAIR

PC LAPTOPS AND REPAIRS

Tree, Hedge and Garden Services

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All types of garden maintenance • Grass cutting and lawn care • Beds, borders and weed control • Rotovating, turfing and seeding • Tree surgery and conifer work • Felling, pruning and shaping • Hedge cutting and shrub trimming • Garden clearance and rubbish removal • Driveways, patios and fencing

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Better call Ray!

Sales • Service • Training Let me assist you with your problems. Virus removal to full re-builds. Upgrade work undertaken. Extensive range of new and used equipment.

TEL: 01778 426398

Bourne Computer Store • Topiary • Pruning • Garden maintenance • Meticulous eye for detail • Three easy pricing brackets T: 07899 173291 • E: Motheredearth@gmail.com @Motheredearth

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Email: sales@bournecomputerstore.co.uk Units 5 & 6 Graham Hill way, Bourne, PE10 9PJ OPEN: Mon-THurs: 7am-5pm, Fri: 7am-4pm

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Alterations & Repairs Fabrics Haberdashery Knitting Yarns & Threads etc Call Carol on : 01778 393369 Email: carolsewing@hotmail.co.uk 3 Wherry’s Lane, Bourne Lincolnshire

Domestic & Commercial

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All aspects of Tree Surgery, Tree Removal & Dismantles, Tree & Hedge Maintenance, Tree Pruning, Storm Damaged Trees Bourne, Lincolnshire

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Install the latest energy saving units to your existing windows SAVING ENERGY - SAVING MONEY We can also help with repairs Broken handles - Locks - Hinges - Misty sealed units

MORTON, BOURNE PE10 0XL CONTACT: RICHARD 07860 336054 or 01778 570039

We also install secondary glazing

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e-Golf £205 a month 0% APR Available when purchased with Solutions PCP*

– Adaptive Cruise Control including Front Assist, and

– Parking sensor, front and rear – Range of 144 miles from a full charge †

City Emergency braking – Car-Net 'e-remote', which provides remote battery charging management and pre-trip interior climatisation

– Batteries can be charged from empty to 80% full in just 45 minutes with a rapid charger

Robinsons Volkswagen is a broker and not a lender and can introduce you to a limited number of lenders, who may pay us for introducing you to them. *At the end of the agreement there are three options: i) pay the optional final payment and own the vehicle; ii) return the vehicle: subject to excess mileage and fair wear and tear, charges may apply; or iii) replace: part exchange the vehicle. With Solutions Personal Contract Plan based on e-Golf on 48 month/10,000 mile agreement with £7,500.70 deposit. Optional final payment £9,861.30. 15% minimum deposit required. 18s+. Subject to availability and status. T&Cs apply. Offer available when ordered by December 17th, 2019. Indemnities may be required. Offers are not available in conjunction with any other offer and may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Accurate at time of publication. Freepost Volkswagen Financial Services. †The actual range achieved in realistic conditions differs from this result during normal driving operation and amounts to approx. 124 miles on average annually and is dependent on driving style, speed, use of comfort features or auxiliary equipment, ambient temperature, number of passengers/load, choice of driving profile (Normal, ECO, ECO+), and terrain. These figures were obtained after the battery had been fully charged. The e-Golf is a battery electric vehicle requiring mains electricity for charging.

These figures were obtained after the battery had been fully charged. The e-Golf is a battery electric vehicle requiring mains electricity for charging. There is a new test for fuel consumption, CO2 and electric range figures (known as WLTP). The electric range shown was achieved using the new test procedure. Figures shown are for comparability purposes. Only compare fuel consumption, CO2 and electric range figures with other vehicles tested to the same technical procedures. These figures may not reflect real life driving results, which will depend upon a number of factors including the starting charge of the battery, accessories fitted (post-registration), variations in weather, driving styles and vehicle load. Zero emissions while driving. For more information, please see www.volkswagen.co.uk/owners/wltp or consult your retailer. Data correct at 10/19. Figures quoted are for a range of configurations and are subject to change due to ongoing approvals/changes. Please consult your retailer for further information. Official fuel economy figures for the e-Golf model range: mpg N/A; CO2 emissions 0g/km.

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Storeys Bar Road, Eastern Industry, Peterborough, PE1 5YS Telephone: 01733 312213 www.robinsonsvolkswagen.co.uk

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