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Introduction

Welcome to Your February Issue.

As I write this column, the Media is still being dominated by the Brexit talks. If you turn on the TV, switch on the radio, or open your daily newspaper you are certain to be confronted with conflicting views on the right path for the UK to take to secure a positive future. Without going into the politics of the issue I am sure that whichever side of the fence you sit on – if you are a Remainer or a Brexiteer – you all want the country to flourish in the future, not only for yourselves today but for all those who will follow in the years to come. Whatever happens, the future success of the country will depend on the hard work of everyone in the community; from the businesses who generate wealth, to the workers who help them achieve it and for others who help create a successful society by carrying out the services that make life better for everyone. When the dust settles on the Brexit talks and an agreement has finally been secured, hopefully we will all move on together and make Britain an even better place…

Andy

If you conducted a poll to discover which month was the most popular, I’m sure February would be right down at the bottom of the list. Christmas and New Year celebrations have gone and are largely forgotten, and spring seems a distant prospect. Living in the Fens one gets used to the big skies, which is fantastic during the warm summer months, but can often be rather depressing at this time of year as they are invariably dark and gloomy. But don't worry; the daylight hours are extending daily, little by little, and it will soon be time to get outside and shake off the winter blues. Thank goodness 2019 is not a leap year and February has only 28 days…!

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Inside Highlights 4 ..................Holly-Jean 6 ............... Be Fabulous 8 ............... March Podiatry 14 ............. Travel Guide with Ellie Cuthbert 16-17 ...... Community Matters 18 ............. Steve Barclay MP 20...............Recipe: Easy-Peasy Truffles 26 ............ February Gardening Tips 28 ............ Fraser Dawbarns 32-33 .... Tallington Lakes Investment 34 ............ History with Trevor Bevis 36 ............ Consumer Advice 38 ............ Village Life with Jayne Whytock 46 ............ March Museum with Peter Wright 48 ........... The Garage, March 50 ............ Puzzle Page 54-55 .... What's On in February 56 ............ This Month at The Movies 57 ............ Club Guide 58 ............ AA Whittlesey Computers 61-62 ..... Business Directory

Copy deadline details:

Copy deadline for the March issue is Monday 11th February 2019.

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Fraser Dawbarns, Eileen Le Voi, Lauren Goode, AA Whittlesey Computers, Steve Barclay MP, Jayne Whytock, Trevor Bevis, Ellie Cuthbert, The Light Cinema, Holly Jean, Peter Wright and March Podiatry.

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Valentine's Day 2.0 - by Holly-Jean

If you're an avid reader of the Discovering magazines, you might remember my incredibly smooshy, yet slightly cynical, article from February 2018, about Valentine's Day. Well, this article will be very much the same as last year's. Soppy/cynical 2.0, if you will. Valentine’s Day, or as I like to call it, the marmite holiday. You either love it or hate it. You go all out, or not at all. You either buy a billion roses or jokingly gag as you see the soppy cards in Sainsburys. If you're one of these people who love Valentine's Day, keep reading. I'm going to get real deep, really quickly. If you don't love it? Skip down to the bottom, where I try to be funny. 'To love a person is to see all of their magic. And to remind them of it when they have forgotten.' As you're reading this quote, who are you thinking about? Your significant other? Parent or family member? Best friend? Dog? Or are you thinking about yourself? That's okay too, you know. If you're thinking of yourself, actually, that's brilliant. There's another famous quote about loving yourself first. And, I think this is so important. I know that when my self-esteem is low, it affects the way I act with my partner. It makes me needy! I can't stress this enough, you need to love yourself before you can fully love someone else. And then, once that's mastered, you can fully love someone else. You can fall in love with every bit of magic inside them. You can love them at their best and at their worst, even when they're the biggest idiot in the whole world and you want to throttle them. I'm not a love expert, by any means. But I think if there's one thing I'm really good at, is showing how much someone means to me. This is key for 4

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me. People need to know they're loved and that they're important to you! Show them in every single way you can. Here's a little funny anecdote. My boyfriend is absolutely brilliant, and last year I wrote about him accidentally, inadvertently calling me podgy, (he really didn't, I'm still overreacting a year on), but still. Well, here's a cracker that topped that. Everyone tells me I don't suit wearing white jeans. But I really want to be able to wear white jeans. So, I asked my boyfriend, "Do you think I'll look fat in white jeans?"... expecting a "you could NEVER look fat." No, no. I received a pretty blunt, "Well, I've never seen you in white jeans." It was a year ago, I am still mad. I sought my revenge on Valentine's Day last year. I thought I'd bought him the best presents... I thought we were doing funny presents that year. I was wrong. When I opened mine from him, I cried? A star. He bought me a star. And while the tears of joy and love rolled down my face, he went to open his presents from his loving girlfriend. I made a mistake. As he opened them, I could tell that he knew that this was for the whole white jeans malarkey. I wrote, 'I love you, idiot' in his card. So, he should have seen it coming. For that Valentine’s, he received a tape measure (an electric one, pretty cool actually), and a T-shirt with my face on it. I’ll do better this year. Happy Valentine’s Day everyone, love without limits. FE BR U A R Y 2 0 1 9


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As the festive season is a distant memory and the winter weather is well and truly upon us, now is the time to visualise yourself unwinding on a sandy beach, discovering exotic cultures or exploring spectacular landmarks. There are several reasons why the start of the new year is the perfect time to book your next getaway. Here are just a few: With a very high demand for booking a family break in the school holidays, booking early is the best way to grab your getaway before prices rise. You’ll also get the best chance of enjoying free child places and low deposits, with the best pick of the hotels and destinations on offer. There are thousands of free child places available on selected summer 2019 departures. But with a limited number available, these free places won’t last long! Booking early means more choice. Be first-in-line and have your trip tailored to your needs, getting first dibs on your destination, room type, flight times and departure airports. If you’re planning a family break, then it may be trickier to get exactly what everyone wants from a holiday if you don’t leave time to tick off everyone’s requirements. The more time you have to find the perfect accommodation and plan your itinerary, the more likely you are to please the whole family. What’s more, tickets for excursion trips are limited, so the sooner you nab your spot, the better. Booking early in the new year doesn’t have to break the bank. Many tour operators offer lower priced deposits at the start of the year, meaning you only have to worry

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NATIONAL SERVICE RAF ASSOCIATION The Fenland branch of the National Service RAF Association meets at the Oliver Cromwell Hotel in March on the third Monday of every month at 10am. The branch - which has members from March, Chatteris, Wisbech, Whittlesey, Downham Market, and King’s Lynn – is a small group which belongs to the national association which was formed in 2002.

COUNCIL CHAIRMAN’S BOOST FOR MACMILLAN Fenland District Council Chairman, Councillor Mrs Kay Mayor has presented a cheque for £1653.82 to Macmillan’s March, Chatteris and District Committee following a series of fundraisers for her chosen charity for her year in office. Fundraising events held since September include Councillor Mayor’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event at Fenland Hall, quiz nights at the council’s George Campbell Leisure Centre in March and Hudson Leisure Centre in Wisbech and a coffee morning at the Manor Leisure Centre in Whittlesey. Councillor Mayor said: “Macmillan Cancer Support has been my chosen charity for my last two years in office. It’s such a fantastic cause, making a huge difference to the lives of cancer patients and their families every single day. “Local fundraising efforts go a long way to ensuring its support can continue, so I’m delighted we have been able to raise this much. I’d like to thank everyone involved in this year’s fundraising efforts, including residents who attended the coffee mornings and quiz nights, council staff and fellow councillors, and the amazing staff at the leisure centres.” Gillian Kime, secretary of Macmillan’s March, Chatteris and District Committee, said: “Whilst we are only a small committee, we remain as active today as we were when we formed 50 years ago. All the funds we raise and the donations we receive are used to provide care for the local cancer patients and their families.”

The Fenland group, which includes both men and women and RAF personnel and associate members, enjoys a varied selection of speakers who give talks on a wide range of subjects each month and also holds a number of social events during the year. New members are always welcome to join this friendly group. For more details contact Graham Welsey on (01354) 657686.

CALLING NATURE LOVERS Ring's End Nature Reserve is looking for nature lovers to come along to its conservation parties which meet on the second Sunday of each month in the car park at Pocket Park at Chain Bridge. On February 10th the work party will be turning its hands to creating some willow hurdles and getting the forest school area ready for some spring and summer workshops. Furthermore, it will be checking nesting boxes and putting up the birdfeeders that the local schools have been making. Everyone is welcome to come and lend a hand. No experience is needed. Refreshments will be on hand, coffee tea, squash, cakes and savouries. Other conservation parties will be held on March 10th, April 14th and May 12th.

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RECORD POPPY APPEAL IN MARCH A huge thank you has been made to all businesses, organisations, schools and individuals who supported the 2018 Royal British Legion (March Branch) Poppy Appeal which commemorated the centenary of the end of World War One. A record total has already been raised with more to come in.

ENJOY TWELFTH NIGHT AT PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRAL One of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies, ‘Twelfth Night’, is to be staged at Peterborough Cathedral from February 13th to 15th by Gearbox Theatre Company. This talented new theatre company is combining the cathedral’s stunning Norman architecture, a sixties skiffle band and Shakespeare’s poetic language, to bring this colourful production to life. Artistic director Emma Sheppard said: “There is love and marriage, laughter, mischief and crossdressing. With a sixties skiffle band and an original, if somewhat nostalgic, soundtrack, this is a show not to be missed.” Tickets, from £11-£25, are now on sale via www. peterborough-cathedral.org.uk/twelfthnight or call Peterborough Information Centre on 01733 452336. As well as the three evening performances, there are matinees on Thursday, February 14th and Friday, February 15th, and these are open both to the general public and to schools. The cathedral is offering a ‘Valentine’s Day Special’ ticket on February 14th. This combines a luxury afternoon tea for two, a pair of top-price tickets for the evening performance and interval drinks, plus the option to renew your vows at Evensong before the show and meet the cast during the interval. It's the perfect way to treat a loved one!

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Molly Parr (aged 8) from March Molly chose to spend her £50 at The Pet Shop on Station Street, March. Thank you to Fenland District Council for sponsoring the hunt!

FRIENDS FOR NEEDS LAUNCHES A NEW WEBSITE Friends For Needs (FFN) Ltd has launched a new website as part of its growth in providing social activities and professional service for their clients. The company started as a partnership in 2011 in Peterborough and has expanded its companionship services to Huntingdon, March, Chatteris, Ramsey, Whittlesey and Wisbech areas. FFN understand that not everyone has family, friends or neighbours to help with day-to-day chores and living. It is able to fulfil these needs through its effective companionship services to all ages. It believes that its range of services will help its clients remain independent whilst they go about their daily routine. Its services include household chores, assistance during recuperation, meal preparation, laundry, light gardening, board games, shopping trips, dog walking, appointments, etc. FFN believes that we all need a helping hand from time to time and having good friends can make all the difference by adding special meaning to life. For more details on FFN and its companionship services, please visit its new website at: www.friendsforneeds.co.uk

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GRANTS OF UP TO £5000 AVAILABLE TO IMPROVE DISUSED LAND AND BUILDINGS – By Steve Barclay MP

Constantine House before (May 6th 2014)

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ack when I was first elected, I repeatedly questioned the lack of action to resolve the derelict buildings in North East Cambridgeshire, only to be told by councils that landlords refused to act. I found this unacceptable and researched in the House of Commons library for a way to resolve this. I uncovered some old legislation called a ‘Section 215 notice’ which, once served, forces the landlord to repair the building. A section 215 notice involves the council securing a court order that then means if the owner does not repair the building they can be hit by a daily fine. This financially compels property owners to bring their buildings up to scratch rather than just land banking them. After years in which derelict buildings were left untouched locally, I wrote a nine-page memo to both local councils setting out how section 215 powers could be a game changer in forcing owners to repair buildings blighting our community. Previously there was an impasse as the cost of repairs was more than the building would be worth once completed, making it unattractive for the council to use compulsory purchase powers and allowing the owner just to sit on their hands (do nothing). The use of a section 215 notice on Constantine House in Wisbech first got the owner to repair the roof which previously had trees coming out of it, but it did not cover the windows which remained empty for pigeons to fly in and out of the building. I urged the council again to go back to court to keep up pressure for

Constantine House after (January 14th 2019)

action which ensured that the owner re-started their repair work and restored the landmark Constantine House building. The issue is about more than one property and I continue to apply pressure to councils to enforce similar action to other derelict buildings across the constituency. I am delighted that Fenland District Council is now offering a conservation grant of up to £500 to community groups wanting to give disused land and buildings a new lease of life. These grants are available to voluntary groups for projects which improve the visual appearance of empty buildings or vacant sites and involve the community in some way, such as painting of hoardings and artwork on empty shop fronts. The council also offers 50 percent match funding for projects costing between £500 and £5000, where volunteers or landowners part fund the work. Previously funded projects have included planters to improve the frontage of Guyhirn Village Hall, and Chatteris In Bloom purchased banners to enhance hoardings in the town. Wisbech In Bloom added planting and artwork at 11-12 High Street, Wisbech, and planting was also carried out at the town’s Chapel Road car park in a joint project between Wisbech In Bloom and Wisbech Street Pride. For more information contact the Council’s Street Pride Coordinator via email at: streetpride@fenland.gov.uk or by phoning 01354 654321. You can also download a grant application form on the Council’s website: www.fenland.gov.uk

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• Crumble the chocolate muffins (about 125g/4oz) into a large bowl, then stir in the chocolate hazelnut spread. • Add the raisins or sultanas and a few drops of water to create a crumbly mixture. • Squeeze teaspoonfuls of the mixture into balls and then roll the balls in the coloured sugar sprinkles. These will keep for about five days in an airtight container, if kept at room temperature.

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It is commonly believed that parties who live together for any significant length of time gain similar legal rights to a married couple, but is this true? Currently, the legal status between married couples and unmarried cohabiting couples is very different, and unmarried couples should seriously consider entering into a ‘prenup’ type agreement to protect themselves. Spouses can make financial claims against the other in the event of divorce – the three main areas being capital assets, income and pensions. The courts have a range of powers in order to deal with these claims, and the starting point in any division will be an equal split. The situation for unmarried couples, however, is very different. Despite there being more than three million cohabiting couples in the UK, the law has not yet ‘caught up’ with this societal shift. At this point in time, cohabitees have no automatic financial claims upon their partners in the event of the relationship breaking down – there is no such thing as a ‘common law’ spouse in the eyes of the law. If an unmarried couple separate, there can be no claim for maintenance or pension sharing, irrespective of how long they had been together,

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ell, Christmas and the New Year celebrations are already fading into the memory and it seems a long time ago that we were rushing round buying presents, putting up decorations, and then welcoming in 2019. During the winter months the village takes on a dull, grey feel. Most of the clubs and groups take a break and it’s very often only the hardy dog walkers that still venture out in all weathers. You can walk through the village and not see a single soul. There is very little colour around, the trees are bare, and the gardens have been cut back ready for new growth. But hopefully spring is just around the corner and already the days are lengthening; snowdrops and daffodil shoots will start to appear, and the village will slowly awaken again. The grass verges will be full of colour and things will start to look clean and fresh. The various groups and clubs will restart, and people will once again be out taking in the gentle warmth of the sun (hopefully!), stopping to chat to others they meet instead of a brief ‘hello’ as they huddle up in winter coats, against the wind and rain. Children will be heard laughing and chatting on their way to and from school. In the evenings they will be out playing in their gardens or on Eaton Estate and the War Memorial Field. At weekends the sound of lawnmowers will echo around, and the smell of barbecues will fill the air.

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The many events that are held during the summer months will be being feverishly planned, and preparations for the village Fun Day and Summer Show will be in full swing. Trips to the seaside will be looked forward to and holidays will be booked whether in the UK or abroad. The autumn and winter months can seem to go on forever but once the days grow longer and the dreaded month of February is over (which considering it’s a short month, often feels like the longest of the year) we can start to look forward to better weather and more chances to get out and about. Living in a village during the colder months is different to living in a big town or city. There, things just carry on as normal but in villages we tend to take a different stance to them. We hunker down and try to stay indoors as much as possible. Yes, we can go out in the garden and clear up the leaves, do a bit of tidying up and feed the birds etc, but the village does become a quieter place, and that can mean to many a lonelier place. But let’s look forward to those wonderful days when the sky stays blue, the sun shines, and it doesn’t get dark till bedtime. When we can walk around and see the beautiful flowers and plants in people’s gardens and spend time chatting to friends and neighbours. When we can just go for a walk without having to bundle up in coats, hats and scarves and just go out and enjoy the fresh air.

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Local History

William John Frith (Part 2): His Memorial – By Peter Wright (on behalf of March & District Museum)

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ollowing Doctor Frith’s death in March 1938 a poem was published in The Cambs Times newspaper.

In Memoriam, A tribute to his memory we pay. At duty's call was ready night and day. In sickness he was known as the poor man's friend. He cared for them until their journey's end. In many a cottage home he brought relief and help and encourage in their time of grief. And many a one restored again to health with zeal and skill, he thought not of their wealth. Called from his task in heyday of his prime, his work lives on, remembered for all time. He died in harness, gave us of his best. Thus, to all honest workers God gives rest. His body in St Mary's churchyard lies. His soul enfranchised rises to the skies. Agnes Miller, March

G. M. Moon, licensee of the White Hart Hotel, called a meeting to organise a tribute to Dr Frith – ‘The Dr Frith Memorial Fund’. Among the proposals, the vicar of St. Wendreda's Church suggested a stained-glass window. Subscription lists were available at several locations for the public to make personal donations. A concert at the White Hart was organised and with donations and other fundraising events raised £30.

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Following the final meeting of the memorial fund committee, three designs for a memorial fountain were submitted to March Urban District Council. The chosen design, made of polished red Balmoral granite with chromium fittings and a push button water flow, was erected in The Avenue on a circular green concrete base with a stainless-steel plate carrying an inscription in memory of Dr Frith. The base was installed by builders J. T. Cox and Sons, the stone masons were Wenlock and Son, the steel plate was provided by H. R. Mallett and the water supply was installed by the council. The local businesses and council all gave their services free of charge. On Tuesday, June 20th, , 1939 the fountain was draped in a Union Jack and the memorial was unveiled by Councillor Freddie Grounds followed by a minute’s silence. Despite the obvious feeling of appreciation by the town, the Cambs Times of June 30th had to report that the fountain had already been vandalised by ‘irresponsible youths’ and had to be rebuilt. A council meeting on April 4th, 1949 resolved to move the fountain to the garden of rest alongside the Trinity Chapel in High Street. It’s unknown what action was taken as the fountain base is still in the Avenue recreation grounds. Museum Opening Hours are 10.30am-3.30pm, Wednesday and Saturday. Entry is Free.

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February 2019 9th Charity Ball in aid of CLIC Sargent and Meningitis Now. From 7pm until 11.30pm at Doddington Village Hall. Music by the Matt Strafford Band. Dress code is formal evening wear and there will be a welcome drink on arrival. There will also be a disco, live music, raffle and bar. Tickets are £25. To book tickets or for more information, please contact Nicky Hornsby on 07713 568227.

2nd Thomas the Tank Engine Storytime at March Library from 2.15pm-3.30pm. Calling all Thomas Fans! Come along to March Library for a special Thomas the Tank Engine Storytime. Listen to some Thomas stories and make your very own Thomas costume from card and craft materials to take home. Tickets are priced at £3 and include refreshments and entry into a prize draw to win Thomas books. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. The event is open to children aged 18 months and over. 2nd March United Services Club presents Michael Jackson tribute artist Jay Styles! From 8pm. Members £5, nonmembers £8. Advanced tickets are available or pay on the door. There will also be a disco! For more information please call 01354 657271 or email uscmarch@yahoo.com 5th Love Your Home event at Manea Village Hall PE15 0JN, from 10am-1pm. This event includes fun DIY and craft activities, free refreshments and lunch, CCORRN Pop Up Paint Shop, CCORRN Pop Up Scrapstore and so much more. For more information please call 01354 607667 or email admin@ccorrn.org.uk 6th Love Your Home event at Chatteris Library PE16 6DY, from 10am-1pm. This event includes fun DIY and craft activities, free refreshments and lunch, CCORRN Pop Up Paint Shop, CCORRN Pop Up Scrapstore and so much more. For more information please call 01354 607667 or email admin@ccorrn.org.uk 7th Harry Potter Night of Fun at March Library from 5pm6pm. Are you a Harry Potter fan? Why not celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Harry Potter books with a special night of fun at March Library from 5pm-6pm? Suitable for children aged four and over, tickets are priced at £3 per child and must be purchased in advance from the March Library helpdesk. Children must be accompanied by an adult. There will be fun, games, crafts and treats on offer, and fancy dress is welcomed though not essential. 9th Taiko Drumming Workshop at Chatteris Working Men's Club from 11.30am-1.30pm. Please arrive for 11.15am. Fee for non-members is £30, this price includes 2019 CWMC membership. Members pay £20. £10 deposit required. For more information, please email fenlandtaiko@btinternet.com

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9th & 16th Falling in love with reading at March Library from 10am-11.30am. You and your children have the opportunity to listen to stories, enjoy some colouring, and earn stickers and certificates, whilst learning in a fun and friendly environment. This is a free two-week course, aimed at children aged 3-7 years. Younger siblings are welcome. Advance booking is essential. 9th & 10th A chance to enjoy the early season with a Winter stroll around Peckover House's beautiful garden. Warming soups and hot drinks available. From 12pm-4pm. The last admission is 3.30 pm. Off-peak admission prices. 13th Love Your Home event at March Library PE15 9LT, from 10am-1pm. This event includes fun DIY and craft activities, free refreshments and lunch, CCORRN Pop Up Paint Shop, CCORRN Pop Up Scrapstore and so much more. For more information please call 01354 607667 or email admin@ccorrn.org.uk 16th & 17th Join Thomas as he returns to Steam at Wansford. Travel behind Thomas on his branch line to Yarwell and back – the train then continues to Peterborough hauled by a bigger locomotive. See Thomas running around the yard with some naughty trucks at Wansford. Café and buffet cars available. Visit www.nvr.org.uk for more details and to book tickets. 16th We're Going on an Adventure, story making workshop at March Library from 2pm. £2.50 per person. Fun for the whole family as you work together to make up your own adventure story. Professional artists from 20Twenty Productions will inspire you through the use of costumes, props and games. Leave the workshop feeling more confident in making-up stories together and letting your imagination run wild! Refreshments available. Suitable for families with children under 10 years old. Tickets available from the library or online at www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/arts. 18th Lego Club at March Library from 10.30am-12pm. Places are limited so please book at March Library. Please bring your own baseboard labelled with your name if you can. Children must be accompanied at all times. 50p per child. Kindly supported by Friends of March Library. 20th Samba Drumming at March Library from 2pm. £5 standard, £2.50 concessions. Led by Britten Sinfonia's Tim Gunnell, try out a range of drums, bells and whistles, explore samba rhythms, experiment with group call and response, and even learn to dance and play at the same time! No music skills needed. A fun event for the whole family. Refreshments available. Tickets available from the library or online at www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/arts

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February 2019 22nd Stories in the dark at March Library! Come along and dive inside the magical story tent. One-hour sessions throughout the day (10am-11am/11.30am-12.30pm/1pm2pm/2.30pm-3.30pm). For children aged 2-5. £2 per child accompanying adults free. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance from the March Library helpdesk. 23rd The Oliver Cromwell Hotel's First Gin Festival! From 3pm-11pm. Open to the public. Prices are from just £2.60. For more information, please call 01354 602890. 23rd Quiz Night in the Pavilion, Benwick Road, from 7pm. Bangers and mash dinner, a team of six or less, cash prize and bring your own drink! Tickets are £7.50 per person.

Regular Local Events Mondays March Silver Circle is an over 50s club which meets at the March United Services Club, every Monday afternoon, playing various games and various other activities throughout the year. The Institute of the Circle of Light presents an evening of Clairvoyance every Monday (excluding bank holidays) at The Braza Club, from 7.30pm-9pm. Each session will be £3, in aid of charity. For more information, please contact Barbara on 01354 655093. The Royal Air Force National Service Association meets on the third Monday each month at 10am at the Oliver Cromwell Hotel, March. All welcome! For more information, please contact Graham Wesley, chairman, on 01354 657686. Games Club for Adults at March Library, on the second Monday of each month, 2pm-3.30pm. £1 per person including refreshments. Feeling bored? Come along and try a selection of board games or bring along your favourite game and find a partner to play with – no need to book! Tuesdays Chair based exercise with Lynn Curry at Doddington Court (next to Doddington Hospital). From 11am. For more info, please call Lynn on 01733 204286. Pregnancy classes at March Community Centre from 7.30am-9am. Boogie Tots from 10am-11am at March Town Hall. For more information, please contact Gary Tustin on garytustin25@gmail.com M.O.B. Dance Class at The Sportsman, Chatteris. £3.50 per person. Ages 11 and under, 5pm-6 pm. Ages 12+, 6pm -7pm. All abilities welcome. Come and learn a range of dancing styles with Kyanne! For more information, please call Kyanne on 0789 6595635. Wednesdays March Can't Sing Choir. From 6.30pm8.30pm at Trinity Hall, March. Entrance fee is only £3.50 on the door. All abilities welcome. For more information, please contact Val on 07952 639495.

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Check out what February has to offer... Green Book, released on January 30th, was inspired by true friendship and sure to be an Oscar contender. We follow the journey of Dr Don Shirley, a world class African pianist about to embark on a concert tour in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony, a working class Italian-American bouncer from the Bronx, and the unlikely duo strike up an unexpected bond whilst confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Community matters to us, so come along to our ‘dementia-friendly’ screening on February 11th of the iconic 1955 romantic thriller To Catch A Thief starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Dementia-friendly screenings are made that much more special by providing you with free refreshments supplied to us by Iceland Foods and live interval entertainment with Sally Rose and Paul Hayward of Back Two. Tickets are £5, and all carers go in for free with no need for a CEA card. Join us on February 1st for biographical comedy drama Can You Ever Forgive Me? Based on Lee Israel’s 2008 memoir of the same name. Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee, the best-selling celebrity biographer who made her living in the 1970s and 1980s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn and Estee Lauder. When Lee found herself unable to get published because she had fallen out of step with the marketplace, she turned her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant). On February 8th we see the release of Boy Erased, a powerful drama starring Russell Crowe as a Baptist minister and Nicole Kidman as his 56

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evangelical wife who send their son to Christian conversion therapy after he comes out as gay. With moving performances and a thoughtful script that tells the heart-wrenching story of a young gay man tackling his faith and identity, this movie ultimately stresses the importance of acceptance. Book your tickets now for February 19th as we have a stunning screening of Don Quixote, a story of love and friendship triumph in Carlos Acosta’s vibrant production of this dazzling ballet from the Royal Opera House. Fancy a mid-week movie treat? Check out our offer! Sign up to our online membership (for free!) and get tickets for just £5 Monday to Friday before noon and all day every Tuesday and Wednesday, any film. Plus, get the latest news and offers straight to your inbox. Head over to our website and start saving.

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Finesse Personal Training Mon: Over 60s Gentle exercise 2pm at Catholic Church, Bootcamp 6.45pm, Clubbercise 7.30pm at Westwood School. Tues: Clubbercise 9.30am, Pilates 10.30am at Braza Club & 5.15pm at Witcham. Weds: Total Toning 6.30pm at Facet Centre. Thurs: Clubbercise 6pm, Pilates 7pm at Westwood School. Sat: Bootcamp 8am at West End Park. For more information visit www.finessept. co.uk or on 07793 942893  Pro Martial Arts School March Train at Neale-Wade Academy (Thursdays) - Contact Stuart Harris on 07756 407968 for more details. March Braza Bowls Club Wednesday and Saturday afternoon roll ups will resume in early April. All equipment will be provided. For info contact 01354 654634. Ladybirds Netball Club Train Mondays in March. Juniors 6-7pm, Adults 7-8pm. All levels welcome. Please contact us for more info: ladybirdsncmarch@hotmail.com Estover Girls Under 11’s Burrowmoor School 01354 661437 BRAZA Short Mat Bowls Club Meet at the BRAZA club Elm Road March on Tuesday at 2pm and on Thursday at 7pm. Beginners welcome. Contact 01354 657981 brazashortmatbowlsclub.clubbz.com GER Sports and Social Club Home of Cambridge County darts, also outdoor bowls club. Robingoodfellowes Lane, March. www.germarch.co.uk March Town United F.C. Robingoodfellowes Lane, March www.pitchero.com/clubs/ marchtownunited Neale-Wade Gymnastics Club For children aged five and up, classes three days a week. Contact Head Coach Alan Todd 01354 692437 March Cycling Club We are recruiting more cyclists of any ability and age. Visit facebook.com/ mcc-MarchCyclingClub or @fensCC March Squash & Racket Ball Club The Avenue Sports Ground Burrowmoor Road, March PE15 9RS. www.marchsquashclub.org.uk March Town Hockey Club Junior Training is Thursdays 7-8pm and Senior Training is Thursdays 8-9pm on the AstroTurf at Neal Wade School. Check Facebook: March Town Hockey Club or call 07840 857806. Estover Playing Field Association Football pitches available for hire. Open to all. Tel. 01354 653540

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March Golf Club Grange Road, March, PE15 0YH 01354 652364 www.marchgolfclub.co.uk March Conservative Bowls Club Creek Road, March PE15 8RD 07833 932083 March Badminton Club Venue Neale Wade Sports Centre, Club Nights Tuesdays. Email marchbadminton@mail.co.uk or find March Badminton Club on Facebook. Yoga Classes Meet at March Community Centre on Tuesdays at 4.30-5.45pm and 6-7.15pm and Wednesdays 10-11.15am and at Elm Primary School on Wednesdays 7-8.15pm. Contact: Peter 07905 601585, email: pabamullins206@ntlworld.com March Triathlon Club Meets on Tuesday nights at 8pm to 9.30pm for swim training at the George Campbell sports centre in March. Contact details for anyone interested are at  Marchtriathlonclub@gmx.co.uk

Clubs & Groups

Friends of March Library Supporting and promoting the library within the community. Join us at our coffee mornings on the last Saturday of every month, from 10.30am to 12 noon. Members and non-members are always welcome. Royal British Legion March Branch Meets on first Tuesday of month at 7.45pm, Rookswood Club, 27 West End, March. New members welcome, Contact Secretary 01354 652470. Boogie Tots March Town Hall, 10-11am Tuesdays Tel 07807 951771 March Solo Group For those who have lost their partner through bereavement, meets in Trinity Church Hall at 10.30am. Tel. 01354 656181 for more information. Wisbech IPMS Scale Model Club The club meets twice monthly at the Community room of Wisbech Tesco, on the 2nd and 4th Monday between 7pm and 10pm. All scales, genre and experience welcome. www.wipms.co.uk March Brass 2000 Rehearsal every Monday in St Peter's Church, March main band from 7-9pm Beginners classes held Mondays from 6.15-6.45pm. £2. Brass instruments supplied if required; further details at www.marchbrass2000.co.uk March Jive Club Record hop every Wednesday at the Braza Club and dance lessons with Dave, £2.50. Come and have a go. If you don't want to dance just come and listen to ‘50s music. 7.30pm to 10.30pm all welcome. Contact Andy 01353 776229.

March Street Pride Volunteer Group Litter picks take place on the last Tuesday of every month. We meet at the George Campbell Leisure Centre at 10am. New volunteers are always welcome to join us equipment is provided. Contact 07572 203157. Email murray1944@outlook.com Lisa Dickinson’s Dance Mania Dance classes consisting of commercial pop, performance ballet, tap, top of the tots for the little ones and adult classes. Weds-Fri after school and evenings, Thurs & Sat mornings at March Community Centre. Contact Lisa: 07933 796485, email: lisa.df@hotmail.co.uk Lisa Dickinson’s Top of the Tots Dance Classes for Babies/Pre Schoolers. Thurs 9.30-10.30am at March Community Centre. £3 per accompanying adult. Contact Lisa: 07933 796485, email:  lisa.df@hotmail.co.uk March & District Amateur Operatic Society (MADAOS) Join us to sing, dance, and act in a musical, pantomime or concert. Rehearsals at March Community Centre on Tuesdays and Thursdays 7.30-9.30pm. New members welcome. Contact us on contactmadaos@gmail. com or find MADAOS on Facebook.

Churches

Trinity Methodist/United Reformed Church High Street, March PE15 9LH. Meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10.30am. Call 01354 680883 or 01354 654169. Email mish.panspatch@btinternet.com St Wendreda’s Church Wimblington Road, March St Peter’s Church High Street, March St John’s Church Station Road, March Providence Baptist Church Burrowmoor Road, March. Jonathan Stevens (Pastor) March Evangelical Fellowship Upwell Road, March. Dennis Jordan (Pastor) 01354 656390 Centenary Baptist High Street, March St Mary’s Church Westrea Our Lady of Good Counsel (Roman Catholic Church) St John’s Road, March Fenland Community Church Usually meet at the Scout Hall behind Sainsbury’s Supermarket www.fcc.uk.net Elim March March Community Centre, 34 Station Road, March. PE15 8LE www.elimmarch.org.uk

Charities

March & Chatteris Talking Newspaper Association Riverside Studio, Town Hall, Market Place March. Volunteers welcomed. Call 01354 651892 RSPCA Cambridgeshire Mid East Branch 37-39 High Street, March Call 0300 1234 999 March Rotary Club Held at March Conservative Club, 14 Creek Road, March, at 7.30pm every Monday (except BH) www. rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage. php?ClubID=489 Drinksense Fenland 20a Deerfield Road, March. Call 01354 650457 March Lions Club Oliver Cromwell Hotel, High Street. email marchlionsclub@gmail.com Breathe Easy Fenland (part of the British Lung Foundation’s support network) Meets at St.Peters Church, March, first Thursday each month at 1.45pm and 2pm. New members welcome at 1.45pm. For more information please call 01345 680466 Macmillan Cancer Support March and Chatteris fundraising group, volunteers welcomed. Call 07801 307050 for information.

Youth

20TwentyProductions Skoulding Suite, March Town Hall Arts opportunities for young people. Tel: 01354 652769 Email: geri@20twentyproductions.co.uk   PlayRight Theatre Company St Peters Church Hall, High Street, March. Term-time theatre group and holiday clubs. Fenland All Starz Cheerleading Squad St John’s Church Hall, Station Road. Boys and girls welcome Young People March City Road, March 01354 650645 www.ypm.org.uk Also includes Fenzone Youth Council 1220(March) Squadron ATC Headquarters Building, Gas Road, March. 01354 651788. 1220@ aircadets.org www.1220atc.org.uk Fun United For people 10-19 with additional needs, every Tuesday 7-9pm. FACET, Marwick Centre, Marwick Rd, March. Contact Papworth Trust 0800 952 5000 or info@papworth.org.uk. 1st March Scout Group facebook.com/1stMarchScoutGroup Activities for young people, male and female, aged 6-18, Gavin Philpott 07971 810 352. Email info@1stMarchScouts.org.uk

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The Future of Technology: Part One

– By Oliver Cole

First of all, I would like to welcome Dan Kiddle to our team. He joined us recently so when visiting the shop, there will be a new face. Technology has come on in leaps and bounds the last 80 years. When the first computer was invented in 1946, vacuum tubes were used to amplify an analogue signal to display to a CRT monitor (cathode ray tube). This allowed the computer to display different images at a low speed. Computers like this would typically run at anywhere from 1Hz and 3Hz (three cycles per second). Now 72 years later we have CPUs (central processing units) running at 7 GHz (seven billion cycles/s) in specialist laptops no thicker than 2cm. The future of technology is hard to predict. On the one hand, you have the fact that there will always be something new to sell to consumers, but on the other, whether the new product will be a big jump in performance over the previous model is up for debate. Computers follow certain laws of physics, one being Moore’s Law. Moore’s Law states that the number of transistors (switches) in a dense integrated circuit will double every two years; this means theoretically two times the performance over the previous model. In the last five or so years though the number of transistors hasn’t changed much, staying at around three to seven billion for consumer level CPUs and 8.33-13 billion for top level consumer and server CPUs. A lot of techs have called this the end of upgrades or the ‘speedpocolypse’. Recently though AMD tried out a new technology called infinifibre where they have some crucial parts of a CPU dye on separate bits of silicon leaving more space to add transistors, but there are only so many parts you can take off the CPU's main dye. Not only are computers hitting the limit of upgradeability in terms of CPU processing power, they are getting harder to change parts and service the components inside the computer,

with companies like Apple locking down the hardware with warranty void stickers, expensive repairs and the threat of legal action if you do take them apart. This is very discouraging to users who want to get into the hardware side of computing. I do not agree with the current trends in locking down commercial products; this will just lead to a strong tech ecosystem that once consumers buy into, they can’t get out of, i.e. Apple. More about this next month. In the meantime, happy computing from Dan, Deborah, Len and Oliver A WORD OF WARNING It has been usual practice to click on ‘Windows updates’ to ensure your laptop/tower has the latest updates from Microsoft. I now warn you against this practice; the reason is that by clicking on ‘check for updates’ you are automatically signing yourself up to receive all updates including ‘developer updates’ – which have not completed the full testing cycle and, hence, can potentially damage the software on your computer.

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