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Hello Christchurch, Burton, Mudeford & Friars Cliff! I am now really sure that the water “shortage” should be well handled. Bring back the sun! We have a couple of celebrity interviews this month that should make interesting reading. Hear from Christine Bleakley on her new workout regime and Sir Richard Branson on his secrets to success. I am looking for local people’s celebrations so that we can wish you Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary or drool over the photo of your new baby. It will be a new feature in our forthcoming issues and could be a great way to wish someone a Happy Day! Also if you have a group or club you would like everyone to know more about please email your data to us. There may be many people who would love to know about you or can give some help. If you have done something good or really worth while I can also promote that for you too. We all like to hear good news! If you have any suggestions or ideas for these pages then please let me know. In the meantime do keep our advertisers busy. They like that. Many are very happy with all the calls they get from you. The Christchurch Directory is definitely a great way to link local people and trades people together. Wishing you a great month of July… and may the sun shine! Best Wishes,

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‘Olympic Torch’ artwork unveiled at Red House Museum by Mayor A three-dimensional artwork based on an Olympic torch has been unveiled in the garden of the Red House Museum during the Christchurch Community Partnership’s Fiesta Fayre. The Fayre was organised by Stella Jackson-Smith, the Community Partnership’s Portfolio Holder for Culture and Learning, who said: “We were looking for an artefact which would not only support the Red House Museum’s Olympic exhibition but would also be a permanent reminder that the Olympic Torch Relay had travelled through Christchurch.” After consulting CADArts, Stella visited one of their members, Chris Davies, who specialises in recycled art. Between them, they came up with a design in the shape of a torch, which Chris then created using copper tubing from an old central heating system, adding a fine-gauge copper ‘flame’ which flickers in the breeze. The ‘torch’ was unveiled by the Mayor of Christchurch, Cllr Peter Hall, who said: “It is most fitting to be unveiling this well-designed replica of an Olympic Torch as, in just two weeks’ time, on 14 July, the Olympic Torch Relay team will pass through our historic town.”

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Christchurch Community Partnership are grateful to Red House Museum Management for allowing the artwork to be placed in a permanent position in the Red House gardens.

Artist, Chris Davies, with the Mayor of Christchurch, Cllr Peter Hall, at the unveiling

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Workouts & Weddings TV presenter Christine Bleakley opens up about a big few months ahead. With rock hard abs and a red carpetworthy body that most of us would kill for, it’s no wonder that Christine Bleakley has been named Reebok Ambassador alongside the super fit Jack Osbourne. Thames-side, with London’s iconic Tower Bridge stood behind them, the pair went head to head at the launch of the much talked about fitness initiative, pulling out burpees and squats and working with dumbbells to push their bodies to the limit. Yet after an intense workout, Christine barely breaks into a sweat. “The first time I did Crossfit, I could only do 10 burpees (that’s ‘squat thrusts’ to you and I) I couldn’t breathe afterwards!” she says. “But now I’ll be able to do maybe 25 and that’s a massive difference. You can easily set goals to quickly increase your levels of fitness.” Essentially, the idea behind CrossFit is that a series of varied functional movements performed at high intensity helps to achieve overall physical fitness – so one minute you’re doing push-ups, the next you’re lunging into squats and doing stomach crunches. “It’s very much back to basics,” says Christine.

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Christine Bleakley “There are no big scary machines that you don’t know how to use and it never gets boring because you spend 20 seconds doing one thing before moving on to something else. If you don’t have time to go to the gym, you can do this in short, sharp bursts and you can get it done in half an hour. “That said, working out with others who also want to push themselves gives the sport a real sense of community. You’re competing with the other team, but more importantly you’re always competing with yourself.”

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Find us online at www.thechristchurchdirectory.co.uk Engaged to Chelsea footballer, Frank Lampard, Christine says living with a sportsman has its advantages. “We’re very supportive of each other and sometimes we work out together,” she says. “We enjoy our fitness and being relatively healthy, but we’re only healthy so that we can allow ourselves the odd treat. Nothing stops me pigging out!” Looking at Christine’s petite size 10 frame, you’d struggle to believe the TV personality was such a foodie. “Maintaining a healthy diet is everything for me,” she says. “I love food and I love cooking, because I enjoy it so much. And if I know I’m going out for dinner in the evening, I’ll do a workout that morning. It makes me feel less guilty about the pigging out bit! It all b alan ces its elf ou t as far as I’m concerned.” It’s refreshing to learn that Christine is neither diet- nor fitness-obsessed. Like most of us, she struggles to fit in a workout every day and aims for two good sessions a week. “We’re in an age where people are conscious of the way they look, but for me, more than anything, I like to exercise to clear my head,” she says. “I love emptying everything. I get very lethargic if I go a whole week without doing anything. Working out makes me feel good.” Desp ite h er imp ressi ve p h y siqu e, Christine admits there isn’t a part of her body she particularly loves. “I have bits that I potentially don’t mind on show as

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opposed to bits that I know I will always cover,” she says. “There’s never a part of my body I look at and think, ‘Yes, you’re looking good today.’” It’s reassuring to know that even the super fit have body hang-ups and, for Christine, it’s her bottom. “I need to get back into doing lots of squats over the summer,” she says. “I want to have a pert bottom by the end of August!” So has she always been so fit? An active career in the media, Christine argues, has kept her on the ball. “Before TV presenting I was a floor manager on dramas so I was constantly on the go. Lots of times I’d keep fit from running around at work, never mind doing anything else outside of it. I never considered an office job sat at a desk all day - it’s difficult when you do that because that means you need to work that little bit extra outside of work. I’ve always been very lucky in that respect.” General fitness ambitions aside, it’s no secret that Christine is in the midst of planning a wedding – so is she ready for an all-over bridal body blitz? “I’ll get the summer over with first,” she says. “I know when the big day looms, you start thinking you’ve got to fit into the dress. Panic hasn’t set in yet, undoubtedly it will, but I’m not thinking about it right now. When we get round to planning, I know Frank will be involved, so that makes the whole thing a little less daunting, I suppose!”

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Highcliffe Art Fellowship Notches up 50 Years The Highcliffe Art Fellowship is celebrating its 50th anniversary with two exhibitions – of different pictures! The annual exhibition will be held at the M ethodi st C hurc h H all, Lymington Road, Highcliffe and will run 25th July – 13th August (Closed Sundays). Innovations introduced last year, including new screens and layout, proved highly successful and will be improved even more this year. Profits from the self service refreshments will be donated to the Christchurch Food Bank, for local people in need. The wide variety of pictures and greetings cards are for sale. Admission is free. A second exhibition will be held at Highcliffe Castle 6th September – 21st October. Members have been specifically requested to enter only new work so that this exhibition w i ll lo o k and feel c omp letely different. Pictures and greetings cards will again be for sale. Normal Castle Admission rates apply. For details please contact Dennis Ford on 01425 275418 or gaye.slade@virgin.net.

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Supersweet Dorset blues coming soon The UK’s original blueberry plantation is opening its gates for PYO blueberry fans this summer. Eight varieties of these tasty supersweet berries will be available to pickers visiting Trehane’s plantation near Wimborne, from the early ripening Earliblue right through to the later Coville variety. Picking is anticipated to begin on 20th July and last through til the end of August. Sen sation al fresh from th e b u sh , blueberries are one of the only fruit that also freezes really well, and with little bending involved in picking from acres of established bushes, it’s easy to fill up a few punnets to eat later – or add to your favourite recipe. The nursery has also ensured some plants are under cover so there really is no reason not to enjoy top quality local fruit this summer. Alongside the fruit you’ll find a range of blueberry baked produce available to buy including the ever-popular deep-dish blueberry pie, blueberry dessert sauce with kirsch and blueberry flapjacks. The new blueberry chocolate brownies have been a particular hit at recent food shows. Anyone wanting to know more about the plantation, how blueberries first arrived in Dorset and tips on growing blueberries in beds and containers can also book on to a special Blueberry Workshop and Plantation Tour, which takes place at 2pm on 21st July and costs just £7.50, including refreshments. Hosted by horticulturist and auth or Jennifer Trehane, booking is essential, call the nursery on 01202 873490.

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If I Were a Rich Man Sir Richard Branson is back with another peek into the world of the UK’s most celebrated business brain. For one of the richest men in the country, Richard Branson is about as normal a bloke as you could ever wish to meet. The chairman of the Virgin Group may have built up a personal fortune of $1.4billion over four decades - in doing so making him one of the most recognisable figures in the UK. But speaking to the 61-year-old is not how you would imagine conversing with one of the world’s most famous businessmen. “I believe in living life to the full, making the most of every single day,” Branson says in his unfailingly positive tone. “I just live for the moment, which is a cliché but it is true. I have a great life. I would be a bit sad if I didn’t make the most of it, wouldn’t I?” Branson is not wrong when he says he has a great life - you just have to look at his 74-acre Necker Island home that he shares with wife Joan to recognise that this is a man who goes by the maxim ‘work hard/play hard’. “It is my favourite place in the entire world. It was love at first sight as soon as I saw it all those years ago. It’s like being on holiday when I’m there because it is

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Sir Richard Branson such a wonderful setting and there are always parties going on. I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.” Of course, the luxury has been hardearned – the rewards of positive thinking and decisive decision-making; both outstanding trademarks of Branson’s extraordinary career. From humble beginnings – Branson left school at 15 with no qualifications – he has built up a worldwide conglomerate that now has over 400 companies. Having enjoyed huge successes with products rangin g from airlin es to trainlines, mobile phones to the internet, Branson is considered the oracle on all things business. And happily for budding entrepreneurs, he has revealed his secrets in a new book Like a Virgin:

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Find us online at www.thechristchurchdirectory.co.uk Secrets They Won’t Teach you at Business School. “I get sent so many questions from people – via text, via email, via tweet – that it is impossible for me to get back to everyone, so I thought I would answer everybody’s questions in one go by writing the book. And I’ve enjoyed it.” So what are Branson’s key pieces of advice? “I always think that for something to be successful, it has to be an obvious labour of love for those involved. I am passionate about all my projects because if I’m not passionate about something, why should anyone else be? “But the idea must be a great one. If you have a great idea that will improve people’s lives, then you can’t go wrong. You have to have products that people can see will make their lives better.” But it isn’t just his inspirational ideas that have marked Branson out as a visionary, it is the quality of service too, and his message is simple – go the extra mile. “You will only be a success if you are offering your customer the best they can find,” he says with certainty. “It is absolutely vital. If it’s an airline, it has to be the best. If it’s a trainline, it has to be the best. If it’s the internet, it has to be the best. And if you’re offering the best, you will earn people’s trust.” Such an incredibly diverse business roadmap may seem unlikely nowadays for the next generation of entrepreneur to follow, but Branson says that business school and qualifications are not the be all and end all for aspiring businessmen. “I learned to survive by doing it, making

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mistakes as I went along, and that can happen today. Anybody can make themselves a success – you just need the idea. And perseverance. I have had my share of failures but I’ve never let any of them put me off trying something else. You can succeed even if you’ve failed.” So what of the future? As you might expect, Branson isn’t ready for the pipe and slippers just yet. “I want to carry on, definitely,” he says merrily. “I feel fit and healthy and there is no reason for me to stop. There is still so much to achieve. Who knows what tomorrow might bring?”

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“There’s nothing more distressing after losing a parent than finding out that their savings did not need to be spent on their care home fees. The system has let many people down very badly indeed.” This is the view of Jonathan Anderson, an experienced Will and Trust Specialist and founder of www.Recovernursinghomefees.com. Jonathan is currently progressing dozens of compensation assessments in the south of England where the lack of standardised criteria used in assessing who pays Nursing Home fees has potentially left families tens of thousands of pounds worse off. “Unfortunately differences in assessment between different UK Health Authorities has created a postcode lottery in whether the Primary Care Trust (PCT) or individuals have had to pay for care” Jonathan explained. “The Government has acknowledged that this has been unfair and have set aside a billion pounds in compensation.“ Compensation claims are open to anyone who was/is paying for residential care from April 2004 but there are deadlines to register cases, the earliest of which is September 2012.

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“If you think that the fee assessment was not properly handled then it’s imperative to start the ball rolling now” Jonathan told us. “Our no win no fee policy means there is absolutely no barrier to anyone starting the process.” Once a case is accepted, a home visit prepares all the paperwork and all cases are submitted with an expert medical report produced by Senior Medical Practioners with experience of elderly care. “Compensation is not going to bring back a relative who has sadly passed away but helping to recover a financial legacy that was lost due to poor PCT practices is very important for the families left behind.”

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HALF A SIXPENCE Highcliffe Charity Players Wed 18 – Sat 21 July 7.30pm Mat Sat 2.30pm Tickets: £13.50, Concs: £12.50, Matinee: £11.50

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Bandwagon Productions & Warren Grant present Hats Off To Led Zeppelin - a stunning tribute to the greatest rock band ever! You'll feel like you've travelled back in time when you experience these four top class musicians on stage, recreating Led Zeppelin's magical concerts. Featuring Peter Eldridge from the West End production of We Will Rock You; Jack Tanner and Kevin Oliver Jones from the world tours of Thriller Live and Dancing In The Streets; Simon Wicker as Bonzo incarnate, they play all the right instruments and hit all the right notes in this explosive live show. As well as being the only UK tribute act officially endorsed by Marshall amplifiers, they are proud to be co-managed by Warren Grant, the son of legendary Led Zeppelin manager, Peter Grant, who said after seeing them live: "You guys really did the band justice!" Dave Lewis from Tightbutloose magazine said: "Hats Off went down a storm .. Delivered in a no messin' style .. play it they did and rock we did! Shut your eyes are you would think you were listening to the real thing!" Come and join the fun .. www.hatsofftoledzeppelin.co.uk

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THE RAGDOLLS Tribute to the Jersey Boys Sunday 29 July 7.30pm Hits of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Tickets: £16, Concessions: £15

THE TITANIC REQUIEM Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir Saturday 4 August 7.30pm Recorded by satellite on screen Conceived by the late Robin Gibb & his son, RJ

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Plant Folklore Throughout history, plants have appeared in folktales, acquiring sacred meanings and being associated with mystical powers; fairies and witches; divine spirits and demons. Fewer people nowadays are as superstitious as our ancestors, but old tales still circulate and plants still maintain symbolic value. Ragwort, a poisonous weed severely toxic to animals, is commonly linked to fairies in f o l k l o r e . Tr ad i t i o n a l l e ge n d s f ro m Scotland speak of how fairies can ride from one island to another using the stems. Fairies will also use the ragwort’s leaves to shelter from the rain on stormy nights. Even more magical is the Irish myth that horse spirits rise from the remains of ragwort which has been trodden on after sunset. Parsley has dark associations in folklore, perhaps on account of the Greeks, who used it as a funeral flower. In Hampshire, giving away the root of this herb is supposed to cause bad luck. Similarly, folk in Devon have said that moving parsley will offend the guardians of these plants; the transplanter will be punished within a year. In other regions, folk used to say that the roots of parsley reach down to hell and the devil; this was used to explain why crops refused to grow in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire in the 1800s. The yew is one of the world’s most ancient trees. Each tree can last thousands of years and drooping branches will take root in the ground and sprout new trunks. It consequently reappears in folklore as a symbol of death, rebirth and immortality: it was an important

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symbol in Celtic culture and later in the Christian era, when it was planted in churchyards with the deceased. Hundreds of churchyards in England contain yew trees which are older than the building itself - it is estimated that some yews may be up to 4000 years old but others have been planted beside churches to maintain the old tradition. For more information about wildlife and plants to see, go online at dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/wildlifethis-month.html.

By Judy Godsall Coming up: 18th July 2.15pm to 4pm: The Folklore of Plants – a Wednesday Walk at Kingcombe Meadows with leader Nick Gray. Learn about the fascinating folklore of the many plants that have grown in the meadows for generations, the origins of their names and their healing powers. £6 per person to include tea and cake after the walk. For more information, ring DWT’s Kingcombe Centre on 01300 320684. Kingcombe Meadows

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Call Geoff or Daniel Giltrap on: 01202 422484 or 07973 255528 E: geoffgiltrap@hotmail.co.uk

EMERGENCY PLUMBING SERVICE Burst tanks and pipes etc.

07802 442055 or 07973 255528

OLIVER CHIMNEY SWEEP Clean, professional, tidy and reliable chimney sweeps. Offering a wide range of services. Members of the Guild of Master Sweeps.

Also available for traditional good luck appearances at weddings!

0800 013 3323 / 07889 488010 info@oliver-chimney-sweeps.co.uk www.oliver-chimney-sweeps.co.uk

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Crispian Nelmes

T: 01425 656603 M: 07919 623739 E: cris.n@smile-cleaning.co.uk

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6 Weeks of Fitness for Low Cost, High Reward at Curves® Put toning before tanning this summer! Curves of Christchurch invites the women of Christchurch to participate in a life transforming fitness initiative this summer. Between 2 July and 31 August, new members will have the chance to join their local Curves women’s health club for six weeks for only £39. To encourage maximum participation and results, women who work out at least three times a week can become full members at no additional cost. The Curves workout consists of 30 minutes of exercise, at least three times a week and is the perfect preparation for sundresses and sunshine. It uses a circuit of hydraulic-resistance machines to build muscle strength and cardio endurance and has proven effective in weight loss, muscle toning, and heightened energy for all fitness levels and body types. “We’re making it easy to start small and dream big,” says Debbie, Manager of the Christchurch Curves. “It’s an open invitation to become comfortable with the workout before making a long-term commitment. We know the health benefits will surprise the ladies of Christchurch!”

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University research has proven the Curves workout programme to provide significant health advantages in short periods of time. One 30-day study found women to lose an average of 1.9 pounds, 0.8% body fat, and 4 inches in just four weeks. Research has also demonstrated the long-term effectiveness of the Curves circuit in combating preventable diseases such as obesity. The World Health Organization estimates that more than 1.5 billion adults worldwide are overweight. A host of life-destroying ailments including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer often accompany obesity. The Curves workout is crafted just for women to strengthen their bodies against such illnesses over a lifetime. "Regular exercise and a healthy diet are our best weapons in the fight against preventable disease, and we're confident that Curves can equip us for the battle. Isn't good health worth it?" To find out how to enrol for six weeks for just £39, please contact the Curves Christchurch team on 01202 484046 or pop in to 4A Wilverley Road, Christchurch, BH23 2GA.

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Index of advertisers Your quick guide to everyone and everything in your Directory... Bathrooms K&B Installations............................................... 29 Bedrooms Kitchen Insight................................................... 22 The Kitchen & Bedroom Showroom................... 7

Kitchens Granite Transformations ...................................31 K&B Installations ...............................................29 Kitchen Insight...................................................22 The Kitchen & Bedroom Showroom................... 7

Blinds, Curtains & Shutters Ashley Blinds ..................................................... 3

Landscaping Supplies The Stone Zone ..................................................11

Camping & Caravanning Sites Eype House........................................................ 22

Legal Advice Jonathan Anderson: Nursing Home Fees ...........23

Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Smile Cleaning................................................... 27

Lofts Loft Services ......................................................19

Cars — New & Used Keith Motors ..................................................... 1

Mobility Services The Discount Mobility Company........................17

Charities Zoe’s Wish......................................................... 15

Party Stores Peeks .................................................................17

Chimney Sweeps Oliver Chimney Sweep....................................... 27

Pick Your Own... Blueberries: Trehane Nursery ............................18

Community News Dorset Wildlife Trust: Plant Folklore.................. 26 Highcliffe Arts Fellowship at 50......................... 10 If I were a Rich Man: Richard Branson .............. 20 ‘Olympic Torch’ artwork unveiled by Mayor...... 6 Supersweet Dorset blues coming soon .............. 18 Workouts & Weddings: Christine Bleakley ........ 8

Plasterers Steve Gorman.................................................... 3

Denture Services Dorset Denture Clinic ........................................ 22 Electricians STN Electricals ................................................... 5 Embroidery & Haberdashery Pinks.................................................................. 12 Fitted Furniture Custom World ................................................... 13 The Kitchen & Bedroom Showroom................... 7 Garage Services Broomfield Motors ............................................ 29 Keith Motors ..................................................... 1 Garden Services Ashley Tree Surgeons ........................................ 12 Colin Bright........................................................ 29 Health & Beauty Curves ............................................................... 28 Kelli’s Zumba ..................................................... 14 Timeless Beauty ................................................ 19 Home Help Services Emma’s Home Help Services ............................. 12

Plumbing & Heating Gas Boilercare ...................................................27 P.A. Blake ..........................................................22 Plumbers Online ................................................19 Pond Services Pond Tek............................................................ 3 Property Maintenance Broadway Roofing & Property Maintenance.....12 Moonbeam Property Maintenance ...................14 Pubs, Cafes, Hotels & Restaurants The Cloud Hotel .................................................31 Ye Old George Inn.............................................. 2 Puzzles & Competitions Prize Wordsearch ..............................................25 Roofing Broadway Roofing & Property Maintenance.....12 Shopping Discover Westbourne ........................................16 Vets Natterjack Vets..................................................32 Waste & Sewage Services Cleansing Service Group ....................................27 What’s On The Regent Centre .............................................24

Jobs Distributors Wanted.......................................... 29

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We’re Walking in the Cloud... The Cloud Hotel, owned and run by Avril Owton MBE, is a small country house hotel that enjoys superb views of the open forest from its perfect location at the edge of Brockenhurst. The charming Encore Restaurant specialises in traditional English food. A stay at The Cloud Hotel will give you the opportunity to relax, unwind and enjoy yourself. Recently awarded 2 Red Stars by the AA Inspector.

Morning coffee & afternoon teas served daily in our lounges, conservatory or secluded garden

A Perfect New Forest Retreat

“Comfort, Service & Award Winning Hospitality”

Three course Sunday lunch £22.50

Table d’hôte 3 course dinner £29.95

2 courses £14.50 — 3 courses £17.50

to include coffee

to include coffee

to include coffee

Weekday lunches Monday to Saturday

Cloud Hotel, Meerut Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7TD enquiries@cloudhotel.co.uk

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Tel: 01590 622165 www.cloudhotel.co.uk

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July 2012 edition of The Christchurch Directory

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