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Editors letter

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elcome to the September and October edition of The Chingford Directory, your local community magazine and business Directory. How was summer for you? I know. Rain, floods, cold for the time of year. Just my sort of thing. I didn’t much like that bit where it got hot for a while. Luckily it was only for an hour. But it gives us something to talk about. And I shouldn’t really be too smug – I know that a lot of you enjoy the sun and the heat. Sorry about that. Personally, I love autumn, mists around the golden leaves on beech trees, crisp frost encrusting the fragile flesh of fungi. Personally I’ve been dead busy this summer and it’s been a hoot. I’ve been working in Epping Forest, helping to get the new Information Centre ready for you all. Phew. Just got it done in time and boy do my arms ache. More on this on page 8. David Young NB Up till now this has been a monthly magazine, but from this month we will be bi-monthly (ie every 2 months) and we have also increased our distribution and now

Contents PUZZLES Sudoku

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Fun Quiz

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Crossword

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GENERAL The View

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Duke of Gloucester opens the gate to Epping Forest

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Seen on the Green

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Film Review

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Book Review

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COMMUNITY Community Events

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Local Useful Numbers

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INDEX OF ADVERTISERS

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FRONT COVER PHOTO: The View, Rangers Road, E4 by David Young

24 The Chingford Directory is published bi-monthly by E4 Publishing. Our distribution covers most of Chingford and Highams Park. We deliver to half of each area one month, and the other half of each area the following month (approximately 10,000 per month, or around 20,000 in a two month distribution). Copies are also available in the libraries in Station Road and in Highams Park. E4 Publishing cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions or endorse companies, products or services that appear in this magazine.

Editor Features Editor Sales Manager David Young Sue Lavery Lauren Ford Proprietor & Publisher: Peter Atkinson, E4 Publishing

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cover most of the E4 area over a 2 month period. The next issue will be the November/December edition. Look forward to seeing you then! CORRECTION There was an error in the caption for the front cover photo last month; it should have read ‘St John the Baptist Church, High Road in Buckhurst Hill’. Thank you to all the readers who wrote in about this.

E4 Publishing, PO Box 64950, Chingford, London, E4 0BG Copyright © 2012 E4 PUBLISHING All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without the prior written consent of the publisher. Printed on FSC accredited paper. For every tree felled significantly more are planted. Vegetable based inks are used throughout, which are far more environmentally friendly than oil based inks. Waste paper from the printing and binding process is recycled and goes back into providing pulp for recycled paper products.

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Running a healthy life with Slimming World

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his week we caught up with Chris Elliott who for the last 15 years has been helping people lose weight with Slimming World. ‘This time last year I decided to join a local beginners running group which had been recommended to me. It was something I had always wanted to do and they promised you would be able to run 5k after 10 weeks! As someone who couldn’t even run to the end of the road this sounded unbelievable I lost 4 and a half stone with Slimming World 16 years ago and had always been quite active, but running was something other people did….. not me. But after 10 weeks I did it and I’ve just kept on running!’ Chris told me about one of her current stars, Gemma from her group in Prospect Road, Woodford Green who said: ‘Before I joined Slimming World I was not only over weight I was completely unfit. I couldn’t walk up the stairs without losing my breath. Since joining class I have been inspired to start exercising and Chris told us about a local running club in Woodford that was free. A few of us joined and I have never looked back. I have now completed 2 x 5k and 2 x 10k races and am about to do my first half marathon. I never thought I would be able to do any of this. I’ve now lost nearly 5 stone I cannot believe how much my life has changed.’ Chris talks with pride about a mother and daughter who joined her Chingford group just over a year ago. ‘Lynn has lost 8 stone 11 and her daughter Emma 5 stone 2. They are so inspirational to everyone and this year with her new found confidence Emma ran 10k in the Race for Life.’ Its not all about running; 3 of Chris's members Sally, Mary and Karen who have all lost over 4 stone walked the highly impressive moon walk of 26 miles! And the exercise bug doesn't end there it seems to have swept through Chris’ groups. Other success stories include target members Karen, Lindsey, Gale, Sam and

From L to R: Chris Elliot, Sarah and Lindsey

Sarah who by combining healthy eating through following the Slimming World’s extra easy pan and taking regular exercise have managed to maintain impressive weight losses of between 2 and 5 stone. Target member Lindsey told me ‘ I kept hearing Chris talk about the benefits of running and I finally decided to take it up earlier this year. I wanted to not only maintain my Slimming World weight loss but also to get fit. In May, myself, Chris and Sarah ( another target SW member) ran the BUPA London 10K, this was such an amazing experience and our claim to fame is that we ran at the same time as Mo Farah, although he may have been a little bit quicker than us!’ Chris has now inspired a group of other members from her Chingford group to start running, and they meet every Wednesday and run either on the roads of Chingford or on Larkswood field. The benefits of following the Slimming World’s food optimising and taking regular exercise is certainly starting to show on the scales. Karen who is a target member and has lost over 5 stone said ‘the support you get at Slimming World is phenomenal. I am slimmer and fitter than I have ever been and just love my new healthy lifestyle. Because we get our body magic awards for the amount of exercise we do as well as how much weight we lose, it really motivates you to get active and I’m so glad I did!’

For more details of Chris’s groups phone her on 07985 708 093.

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The View Coaches, courtyards and cow pats

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henever I see a coach house and a stable and a courtyard in between, I have this unstoppable desire to link them with a glass atrium. It’s just the way I am. I believe that there are groups for people like me. Architects Anonymous. We just join things up with glass. The City of London Corporation must feel the same way. The former Victorian coach house and stables of the adjoining Royal Forest Hotel in Chingford have been linked by a glass atrium to form the new Information Centre for Epping Forest, and the new building is called The View. The building of the Royal Forest Hotel next door was completed by Edmond Egan, a local man. The “Royal” bit was added in 1882 after the visit of Queen Victoria. The coach house and stables sur-

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vived the fire of 1912, and were later used as a garage for Dan’s Coaches. 100 years on from the fire, after periods spent being offices and storage, these buildings, joined by that glass, have found a new lease of life. Many locals will have seen the work ongoing, with hoardings and scaffolding and stuff. But on 12th July this year the swaddling of planks and tape was pulled aside to reveal the newest addition to Epping Forest’s heritage. To a design by Freeland Rees Roberts, the stable paving of the courtyard and the wide glass doors hint at the buildings’ former use for coaches and horses. Sometimes, when someone does something bold, reaction will be mixed. There are even those amongst us, especially people with that whole glass atrium hang-up, who want to criticise. Heaven only knows I tried. But everybody seems to love it, inside and out. Now come with me, and let us explore this strange new building in our backyard. When children enter, with adults, the children veer sharply to the left, into the gift shop. The adults tug at young wrists imploringly. Behind the counter, the charming staff (except for me – I’m horrible) patiently explain that to their right is a display called ‘Who Lives In Epping Forest?’ Still the children tug. “There are buttons to press that make noises for each season,” the staff patiently explain. (Except me – I’m still horrible.)

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On the floor is The balcony a huge map of Epping Forest showing the paths and ponds and features. Leaving the ground floor and the delightful staff (except me – I’m now quite unbearable), stairs or a lift take you to the top floor. There’s a temporary Exhibition Room up here. All sorts of things will happen in here in years to come. At the moment there are photos showing some of the work that has been done towards the Discovering Epping Forest project. Retracing our steps, as they say in all the best guidebooks, we come to a series of rooms that illustrate the chequered history of Epping Forest with a series of questions and some answers. Who Saved Epping Forest? Was it the commoners? Was it the landowners? You decide. There’s a

cow that moos, some old cattle brands and a cow pat. And if that doesn’t get you to visit, then frankly I don’t know what would. Who Needs Epping Forest? That’s an easier one. Trees, cattle, cyclists, footballers, picnickers. Just about everybody. Even me, in a horrible begrudging sort of way. There’s history too, the retreats and the people who depended on the forest for a living. There’s also a lonely mute swan and an unexploded shell… somewhere. Who Cares for Epping Forest? This last display focuses more on the threats that the Forest has faced over the centuries. War, pollution and litter. Me being horrible all the time. It tells too the story of the keepers and the litter-pickers who keep our forest looking lovely. I’ve saved the best bit until last. No, it’s not me, though bless you for thinking so. It’s something far less horrible, but it is coincidentally very wooden, creaks a bit and looks exceedingly old. It’s a green oak balcony, accessible by lift so that wheelchair users can share the view that they have not been able to enjoy from the Hunting Lodge. Traditionally built and held together with wooden pins, it’s why The View is called The View. Come and see me sometime and I promise not to be too horrible. David Young

For the elderly and special needs at reasonable prices “a caring and professional service in the comfort of your own home”

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PAULA HAIR DESIGNS 36 Kings Rd, Chingford, E4 7JE Open Tue - Sat (closed Mon)

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Cut and blow dry, short to medium hair, £18 (Tuesdays to Saturdays, new clients only)

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Puzzles

Sudoku 7

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Celebrate Christmas 2012 at Gilwell Park Christmas fine dining at Gilwell Park

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fter a fantastic year of Great British celebrations it would be a shame to finish 2012 with another mundane office party. Why not add a touch of glamour to your Christmas celebrations and make this one a year to remember? Gilwell Park has this year’s festive season sorted with a cracker of a Christmas package for you and your colleagues that will add a little more sparkle to your average work’s Christmas party... Treat your team to a refined evening of private fine dining set within our beautiful 17th Century, Grade II listed manor house at the heart of our 108 acre estate. You and your party will be waited on by our dedicated team of staff with an opulent, four course festive feast, freshly prepared by our on-site chefs. After dining on menu options including the delicious delights of slow roasted Norfolk turkey (or vegetarian alternative) with all the trimmings and desserts including Christmas pudding and mince pies, you will get the chance to enjoy the festive atmosphere in our elegant bar area. Don’t forget to dress to impress to really make the evening something special. Enjoy a wonderful, private fine dining evening at Gilwell Park from just £35 per person

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or from £45 per person with welcome drinks and half a bottle of wine included in dates throughout October, November and December 2012. If you’d like to rest and rejuvenate in style and not worry about heading straight home, we have 35 boutique en-suite bedrooms available from as little as £48 including breakfast. Gilwell Park is available throughout the year for training, meetings, events, team building, wedding receptions and more. For more details call 020 8498 5300, visit www.towntocountry.co.uk/gilwell or visit us in person – just call to arrange a private show around or come to one of our events Wedding Show 14th October, Open Day 8th November 2012.

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Profile:

East London Bridge Club

HAVE FUN LEARNING TO PLAY BRIDGE Ray Green invites you to join the East London Bridge Club. This is what he said, “Bridge is a trick taking game of skill and chance played by four players who form two partnerships; the partners sit opposite each other at the table. Bridge can be a lifelong pursuit and a learning process that never ends. It can be exciting, challenging, frustrating but never boring. It is a social card game that includes strategy, trust and teamwork. You can develop friendships with others who are learning and already playing bridge. It is also a great way to sharpen your memory and exercise the brain. Once you have learnt the basics of bridge you are able to practice with friends. The only cost is a couple of packs of cards and the tea and biscuits. From Monday 15th October I shall be giving evening lessons from 7.30 – 9.30 pm. These will be on every Monday except Christmas and bank holidays. I am offering a 32-lesson course that will cover all aspects of this interesting game and help you to be ready to play in one of the many local bridge clubs. Each 2-hour lesson including a tea/coffee and biscuit break is £10 per person. You only pay for the lessons you attend and will be given the opportunity to cover missed lessons on a later course. On these lessons you will be partnered with another member of the class. You are of course welcome to join with one or more friends and learn in a relaxing, comfortable home environment. Later in this course I also offer supervised bridge play. These are 2 hour play sessions on Wednesday afternoons 2.30-4.30 pm and on Thursday evenings 7.30-9.30 pm. For those who wish to improve their bridge play I organise intermediate evening lessons on the second

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and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 7.30 – 9.30pm.” If you are thinking of joining Ray’s course and would like to take advantage of the special beginner’s offer send your cheque for £50 with your name, address, home and mobile phone numbers to Ray at the address below. For more details contact Ray on 020 8281 8376. SPECIAL BEGINNER’S OFFER If you wish to pay in advance for the first five lessons of the course, you will be given the course book (retail price £25) free of charge on the first lesson. Payment to arrive before 30th September. If you wish to take advantage of this offer, please send your cheque for £50 to RAY GREEN 22 Horsley Road, Chingford, London E4 7HX For more details go to www.eastlondonbridge.co.uk OR phone Ray on 020 8281 8376.

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Puzzles

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Proverbs

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Open to the public for court hire Full coaching programme for all ages & standards Club membership available

* GET FIT * PLAY TENNIS * * MAKE NEW FRIENDS * HAVE FUN!!! * Chingford School of Tennis Rolls Sports Ground, Hickman Ave Highams Park, E4 9JG (Located beside the FOCUS DIY Store)

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YOGA ...for looking good and feeling good Classes in North Chingford, Highams Park, Loughton, daytime and evenings Full details from

Ian Burgess

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Duke of Gloucester opens the gate to Epping Forest New visitor centre reveals stunning views

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RH The Duke of Gloucester - the official Ranger of Epping Forest – formally opened Epping Forest’s new ‘The View’ visitor centre in July. The event marked the climax of the hugely successful redevelopment of the entire Epping Forest Gateway, where three exciting visitor attractions mark the entrance to the internationally acclaimed open space. The Epping Forest Gateway on Rangers Road only a short walk from Chingford station - centres on the Grade II* listed Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge, which dates to 1543. It is now complemented by a new visitor centre at The View, the Butler’s Retreat café situated in a restored 19th century barn and attractive new landscaping. All of these developments have been made possible with the generous support of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), which awarded the City of London Corporation £4.76m towards its Branching Out project. Related landscaping improvements include the accessible trail at nearby Connaught Water and car park resurfacing. The View is a stunning contemporary building by architects Freeland Rees Roberts. Its bold but simple, transparent façade links the former Victorian coach house and stables, inviting visitors upstairs to enjoy the views of the Forest from the external timber walkway, as royalty once did from the adjacent hunting lodge. It is a fully accessible building, incorporating a new learning and community room, featuring sustainable solar panels and a rain water harvester, as well as the use of traditional materials to harmonise with its setting. Exhibition designers CodSteaks have used this exciting space to tell the story of Epping Forest in a highly original way, based on research at the London Metropolitan Archives and the City of London Corporation’s museum collection. The enthralling display is designed to appeal to all ages. Who saved Epping Forest in the first place? Who lives there now? The answers to these and other questions may surprise you. 24

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There is also a shop offering great quality, Forestrelated items for sale and a community room available for hire. However, the main attraction remains the Forest itself, so there will be plenty of ideas for places to visit and things to do, whether you’re new to the Forest or not. Alderman Gordon Haines, Chairman of the City of London Corporation’s Epping Forest and Commons Committee, said: “The new Epping Forest Centre is a wonderful asset to visitors, to all London’s communities and to the City of London Corporation. We are very grateful to the Heritage Lottery Fund for enabling us to realise this dream of telling the fascinating and important story of Epping Forest in a new and relevant way." Carole Souter, Chief Executive of the Heritage Lottery Fund, said: “Epping Forest is a remarkable part of our natural heritage, famed for its ancient pollarded trees, which have survived for hundreds of years. As the main funder of the Branching Out project, the Heritage Lottery Fund is pleased to be celebrating the completion of this wonderful new visitor centre and proud to have forged close working ties with the City of London Corporation.” The new centre will be open every day throughout the year, apart from Christmas day, with staff and volunteers on hand to help you make the most of your visit. For more information please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/eppingforest or telephone 020 8532 1010.

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Puzzles Across 1. One in position for a flatfish (6) 4. Actor ridicules swinging beds (8) 9. Initial tense slip bringing fright (6) 10. Tear atom apart for this drink (8) 12. Wasted nineties scientist! (8) 13. First master in love with an islander (6) 15. Lone arrangement for Christmas (4) 16. Soother converted in Paris (7) 20. Float around an English royal house (7) 21. Oars moved to rise rapidly (4) 25. Drama with a marine fleet (6) 26. A banker’s breakdown state (8) 28. Messy type; one by a country (8) 29. Cast out from the ash bin (6) 30. Place one team reserved (3,5) 31. Receive an embrace or viewed! (6)

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(1) East-West Review 1999. (2) Cocktails, Crises and Cockroaches: A Diplomatic Trail by Sir Curtis Keeble 1999. (3) The Daily Telegraph 2008.

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In 1978, Curtis Keeble was promoted to British Ambassador to Russia and knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. During the next four years he maintained a cordial relationship with the Soviet Union through modest meetings with Russian ministers even though the Cold War became more fraught with the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1980. At the end of his tenure in Moscow, Curtis was given a private tour of the Kremlin, the first British Ambassador to have that honour, as a mark of the regard the Russians held for him. After the Diplomatic Service, Sir Curtis Keeble served as a Director of the BBC and his daughter, Sally Keeble, became an MP for Northampton. So do keep a look out for any modest yet successful people you meet in the Mount or have seen on the Green!

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Community Events and What’s On CRAFT & ART ON THE GREEN Saturday 1st September, The Green, North Chingford, outside of the library, E4, 10am to 4.30pm. An art exhibition and sale as well as stunning crafts for the Summer.

CHINGFORD HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY All shows (of which there are four per year) take place in Mornington Hall, Chingford (opposite Ss Peter & Paul Parish Church). Entry is by member's ticket or 50p on the door. Doors open to the public at 2pm and we close at 4.45pm. There are light refreshments available all afternoon. Plants are available at reasonable prices on the day (come early as there is usually a rush). Show dates are 1st September and 27th October. We also have a website for anyone wishing to view previous shows or details of the Society; www.chinghortsoc.org.uk.

dren free. (Tel: 020 8504 3238).

QUIZ with buffet on Saturday September 8th presented by CADOS at Mornington Hall, the Green Walk, N Chingford E4 7EN. 7 pm for 7.30 pm. Tickets £7. Call Steve Ranger on 020 8524 1488 to book a table of 8 or individual seats. NB: this event is in addition to our annual Xmas quiz.

QUIZ NIGHT St Edmund's Halls, 216 Chingford Mount Road, South Chingford, London E4 8JL Saturday 8 September, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Test your general knowledge - amaze others with your intelligence or learn new things you never knew. Fun evening for all the family. Price: £5 per person; bring your own drinks. Contact Andrew or Christine on (020) 8524 8729; email church@stedmund.freeserve.co.uk.

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Try some of our walks with this friendly rambling group. We have 4 walks a week (mostly countryside, some London), coach rambles, English and Foreign Holidays. For more information or a sample copy of our programme Tel: 020 8502 1628 westessexramblers.org.uk. 15 Sept. Sat. 14.30 This is a 3.5 m. circular Family Walk to Connaught Water and Cuckoo Brook, meeting at car park opposite Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge/Royal Forest Hotel, Rangers Rd., Chingford. It's suitable for buggies but could be muddy! 23 Sept. Sun. 10.30 Meet outside Chingford Station for this 8 m. circular walk that will take you via 3 golf courses and 4 hills. There will be a refresh-

AUTUMN FLOWER SHOW Buckhurst Hill Horticultural Society. Saturday, 8th September 2pm - 5pm. The Centenary Hall, St John's Church, High Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex IG9 5RX. Includes fruit, vegetables, floral art, cookery and junior entries. Plus there will be sales of plants, spring flowering bulbs, garden sundries, teas and delicious homemade cakes. Entry: Non members £1, chil32

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ment stop at Butler's Pantry. 13 Oct., Sat., 9.30 Join us for this 5-6 m. circular walk from outside Chingford Station. It will be through fields and forest. You will be back for lunch.

WOODFORD CONCERT SOCIETY Sunday 23 September at 3.00pm at Forest School, Snaresbrook, E17 3PY. HELEN REID, piano. In a programme of music by Faure, Brahms, Satie, Debussy and Beethoven. "..Reid's beautifully poised, tenderly imagined and finely focussed playing reeducated and refined the ear" Hilary Finch The Times. Tickets available by telephoning Michael on 020 8529 3571 or at the door.

PARLOUR EVENING with Malcolm Boulter AT South Chingford Congregational Church, 161Chingford Mount Road, E4 8LT. Friday 28th September at 7.30PM. There will be a £7.00 donation which includes refreshment. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy an evening of superb entertainment.

AUTUMN ART AND CRAFT FAIR Saturday 29th September, United Reformed Church Halls, Buxton Road, off Station Road, Chingford, E4. 10am to 3.30pm with free entry. A lovely Autumn event in two halls with gorgeous goodies to buy and demonstrations by some of our craftspeople. New members for 2012 and a hint of vintage! Start buying handmade for Christmas!

INDOOR ART & CRAFT FAIR on Sunday 7th October, 10.30-4.00pm at Chigwell Riding Trust for Special Needs Grange Farm, High Road,

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Community Events and What’s On Chigwell, IG7 6DP. 020 8500 6051. www.chigride.org.uk An opportunity to by quality art & crafts by local people. Free admission & parking. Light refreshments for sale. Everyone welcome!

CROISSANT-COFFEE CONCERT Classical Music Solo Piano Recitals, Tuesday, October 9 from 11 to 11:40 am (Abigail Sin) & from 12 to 12.40 noon (David Silkoff), Woodford Methodist Church, Derby Road, South Woodford, E18 2PS, Refreshments available well before & in-between each recital, For more information, tel 020 8503 2665, Free entry with (hopefully, generous) donations to fund this popular 9-day community festival.

QUIZ NIGHT Why not set “Casualty” to record and spend the evening of Saturday October 13th at a QUIZ NIGHT? Our regular supporters call ours “the best”. Held in aid of the Lifeboats (RNLI) organised by the Chingford Branch and with an experienced quiz master it takes place at TS Acorn, the Waltham Forest Sea Cadets’ premises @ Pimp Hall beside the Recycling Unit under the railway bridge in King’s Road E4 7HR. Tickets (only available in advance due to catering) £10 which includes an excellent fish or chicken and chips meal. Please call: 8529 3962 before it’s too late! RNLI Christmas cards/calendars will be on sale during the night (saving you p&p) plus a super raffle with excellent prizes.

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refreshments. Tables available at £8. Contact: 020 8524 8729.

WOODFORD YOUTH FESTIVAL "Classical Music & Inspirational Songs". Saturday, October 13 from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, St Mary's Church, High Road, South Woodford, E18 2PA, Featuring Young Soloists from Trinity & Junior Royal Academy of Music (David Albon, Hannah Bennett, Danielle Mac), & supported by the inter-denominational Salway Singers choir. With magic tricks during interval from Magic Circle Magician, Professor Whizzo. For more, see: www.voluntaryaction.net/groups/wem Tickets: 020 8503 2665 [£10 (Door); £5 (September Early Bird); £1 (U-16 or Disabled)] All proceeds to local charities, Redbridge Street Pastors & Mill Grove.

SOUTH CHINGFORD BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE Saint Edmund's is the Parish Church serving South Chingford, and is currently arranging for a Book of Remembrance to be compiled for those who lived and worked in South Chingford but who have since died. The Book will be an opportunity for the community to name those who built up our community and had an impact or influence on those who lived here. People may nominate any deceased person who lived in South Chingford - be that a family member, friend or acquaintance, worker, doctor, nurse, midwife, teacher or councillor. Though the book will be displayed in St Edmund's Church, it is intended for all the community and the people nominated can be from any religion or none. For the purposes of the book, South Chingford is the area south of

Chingford Mount Cemetery, north of Morrison's Supermarket, and west of Grove Road and the woods at Larkswood. To nominate a person, please send his or her full name, full date of death, and where in South Chingford they lived or worked, to Colin Setchfield, 85 York Road, Chingford, London E4 8LA or email church@stedmund.freeserve.c o.uk. (It doesn't matter if they moved from South Chingford before they died.) If you do not have the full information, give as much as you can and if possible the church will research the missing details.

NORTH CHINGFORD AFTERNOON TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD Meet on the 4th Monday of each Month, at the North Chingford Methodist Church, Station Road E.4. at 2pm. We have various activities including Scrabble, discussion Group, Bus Pass outings, Lunch Club. For further information, contact June 85295269.

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The Directory is published bi-monthly, Jan & Feb, March and April etc. COPY DEADLINE DATE FOR ALL LISTINGS IS NORMALLY THE 15th OF THE MONTH PRIOR TO PUBLICATION ie 15th December for the January & February issue, 15th February for the March & April issue etc, though occasionally the date may have t o be brought forward by up to a week, due to production and printing considerations, so please allow plenty of time if you want your event listed.

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Via the forum new parking measures were put in place increasing the free parking hours on Station Road. The items above demonstrate how the meetings raise issues, try and find solutions, help people work collectively and inform businesses on topics they want assistance on. They are a great communication tool where the main aim is to make Chingford a better place for business and provide access to local councillors and contacts via the council. New members are welcome: Log on to www.e4businessforum.org.uk to be informed of the date of the next meeting or to get involved.

Main points of interest from the last meeting The E4 Forum expressed an interest to host a farmers market in Station Road. Over 1,600 signatures have been collected from businesses in and around Station Road. Local traders believe it would be useful in increasing footfall in the High Street and similar farmers markets have worked in surrounding boroughs.

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Street Cat Named Bob was fantastically well received in hardback – but I know some of you were awaiting the convenience of the paperback. And here it is! When James Bowen found an injured ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London - the last thing he needed was a pet. But (like so many of us, in different ways) he slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining he would never see him again. Bob had other ideas, and the two were soon inseparable and their diverse, comic and occasionally dangerous adventures would transform both their lives, slowly healing the scars of each other's troubled pasts. Price £7.99 – 20% OFF - You pay £5.99

And here’s an entirely different animal - Hooray! Says Peppa Pig. In this delightful finger-puppet book you can cheer along with Peppa and share her day of fun in this sturdy book, featuring a soft finger puppet to really bring the story to life! A great, fun read to share with young children. Lots of fun for little piggies! Price £7.99 – 20% OFF - You pay £5.99 I am afraid I have to admit to completely stealing someone else’s review for this one because it sums up just how special the book is. The Trebor Story: How a Tiny Family Firm Making Sweets in London's East End Became Britain's Biggest Sugar Confectioner. ‘It is a story, it is a business book, it is laid out like a book on art - a unique and wonderful combination of such disparate types of book. Perhaps a new genre? From the moment you see the cover with the image of the wonderfully 'packaged' Trebor factory, you know that you are about to dip into something special. The author can really tell a story and he expertly blends story-telling rhythm with historical fact and iconic graphics.’ All I can add is that I can remember my mum coming back from her temp job there with a black box in which the packets of sweets rolled around enticingly. Mum can’t remember, but it seemed like absolute riches to me! Price £18

'Community' - what does it mean to you? Getting around locally - possibly without your car - facilities to supply you with what you need and knowing the faces you see around you; the people who serve you in the shops, and who are there when things need sorting out. So - use your local shops and facilities to keep your community healthy and alive! Don’t forget – we’re open Sundays and Bank Holidays until Christmas, and all of us at "The Little Bookshop with the Big Heart" look forward to seeing you soon!

Jigsaw at Bookshop Junction The

135 Station Road North Chingford

E4 6AG

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Useful telephone numbers - all in one place EMERGENCY SERVICES - Fire/Police/Ambulance - DIAL 999 (or 112) Whipps Cross Hospital Silverthorn Medical Centre Childline L. B. of Waltham Forest Crimestoppers Consumer Advice Chingford Police Gas Emergencies Citizens Advice Bureau NHS Direct

(020) 8539 5522 (020) 8430 7210 0800 1111 (020) 8496 3000 0800 555 111 08454 04 05 06 (020) 8529 8666 0800 111 999 0844 826 9696 0845 4647

Samaritans RSPCA Cruelty Line Library - Castle Ave Library - Station Rd National Rail Enquiries Heathrow Airport Gatwick Airport Stansted Airport Luton Airport London City Airport

08457 90 90 90 0300 1234 999 (020) 8496 1050 (020) 8496 1070 08457 48 49 50 0870 000 0123 0870 000 2468 0870 000 0303 01582 405 100 (020) 7646 0088

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS for friends and families of alcoholics. Al-Anon Family Groups offer understanding and support to anyone whose life is, or has been deeply affected by someone else’s drinking whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not, whether you are living with the alcoholic or not. You need not be alone. To speak to someone who understands and for details of an Al-Anon meeting near you, ring the confidential helpline on: 020 7403 0888 (10 am-10pm). w: www.al-anonuk.org.uk e: enquiries@al-anonuk.org.uk.

Family Groups Ltd., Registered Charity.

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awsbuilders awsbuilders prides itself on customer satisfaction Our services include :  Kitchen refurbishments  Bathroom refits  Plumbing  Carpentry  Plastering  Garden design and hard landscaping  Complete room makeovers

For more information and examples of our work / rates please visit: www.awsbuilders.com or contact Alex on 07980 810 997 or 020 8524 3794

WE CAN ALSO PROVIDE REFERENCES AND ARE FULLY INSURED

We also offer a maintenance service and a small job service on an hourly rate

awsbuilders, Richmond Road, E4 7BN

INSURANCE WORK ALSO UNDERTAKEN

Dendale Construction Ltd All building & property maintenance & repairs

 Plumbing & Heating  Electrical test, repairs & rewire

Serving homes, businesses, schools, churches, local authorities, architects & leaseholder management.

Fully insured. Insurance & grant work undertaken. Established over 20 years Full project management Free survey & estimates

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 Roofing - flat & pitched

 Windows & doors  Decorating - in & out  Plastering & damp  Glazing & board up  Full refurbishment

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Specialist refurbishment contractors to period & listed buildings

418 Hale End Road, London, E4 9PB. Phone: 020 8527 5777 Fax: 020 8926 4621 E-mail: sales@dendale.co.uk

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Index of advertisers Aerial & Satellite Installations Mediacoms

Driving Tuition 19

Architect 7 7

Bach Foundation Registered Practitioner Louise

DMB Electric Ultra Electrics

Nordic Walking 37

23

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Bookshop 42

Bridge Tuition Ray Green

16

aws builders CP Building Contractors Dendale Construction Ltd JMG Property Services L Finch R Creed & Son

45 40 45 5 30 2

Business Mentor Alison Tritschler

Chingford Carpentry SK Carpentry

Handyman

15

27

9 3

Mr Fix It

Lancasters

28 37

25 34 40

15

38 38 5

Lilian

37

Replacement Windows & Doors 41 41

Eco Trade T & L Windows & Doors

47 30

Roofing Services 31

20 11

Architectural Roofing Ltd Cook & Son Graham Willsdon J & R Roofing

22 13 37 2

Sweetman, Burke & Sinker

12

40 Slimming World

21

Mile End American Pool & Snooker

7

43 Crostyx HC

16

31 Fitness Therapy 4You

23

12

Supplementary Education Loft Ladders Artisan Loft Ladders

37

The Body Clinic

Kumon Richard Winslow

11 28

Tennis School

Medical-Aesthetic Clinic 20

Chingford School of Tennis

22

Upholsterery

Mini Cab Service 17

Leadale Upholstery

40

Waste Disposal

Mobile Hairdresser 27

Arbis

30

Watch Repair

Mobility Services 27

The Watch Shop

18

Weight Loss Programmes

Motor Car Services 39 39

Matt Green

23

Yoga Classes Ian Burgess

Music Tuition London Music House

41 30 30

27

22

Locksmith

Dipstick's, Tyres and Exhausts Paint Technik

Decorating Services

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Ken Roberts Quality Plumbing Sebastian Plumbing & Heating Services

Sports Massage

Tina Heard 12 35

Dance School

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41

Sports Club Mayfair Ironing Service

Chingford Premier Cars 26

Conference Centre

Michelle Warren School of Dance

SAF Plastering

Snooker & American Pool Braeside School

Chingford Mobility The Scout Association

35

Solicitor

Unique Services

Computer Services Andy's Computer Repairs Problem Computers

18

Ironing Service

Community Service Sewardstone Evangelical Church

Cosy Catz

Reflexology

Independent day School

Community Event City of London Corporation Haven House Woodford Youth Festival

35

Slimming Services

Cleaning Services Angels Time for You

Hair on the Green Paula Hair Designs

AR Cook Pest Control

Plumbing/Heating Services 41 17 2 44

Home & Garden Centre

Chiropodists Dean Shulton M Freedman

Moo-Creative

35 35

Catering Service Ridgeway Catering

5

Graphic Design Service

35

Carpet, Curtain & Upholstery Cleaning M&K Cleaning Services

MJ Glazing Repairs Ltd P & M Glazing

23 23

Plasterering Services

Glass & Glazing

Hair Salon

Carpenter

29

Gold Buying Centre The Watch Shop

Building Services

Fitness Therapy 4You Matt Green

Pet Services

Gardening Services Lofty Heights Tree Surgeons MG Landscapes The Flower Pot Man Weald Hall Landscapes

3

Pest Control 11

Garage Conversions West Essex Garage Conversions

Blinds

The Bookshop

41 17

Furniture/Appliance Sales London Re-use Limited

Tranquillity Beauty Therapy

Gold ‘N’ Image

Personal Training

Fitness - Misc

Beauty Treatment

AAB Decorating Alison’s Decorating Services BC Painting and Decorating

Pawnbrokers & Jewellers 23

Electrical Services

Chris Jones Nic Antony Architects Ltd

Shades

Cavendish Driving School

23

18

Oven Cleaning Services Oven Wizards Franchising Ltd

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Come visit our showroom at 42 Station Way Buckhurst Hill IG9 6LN Sep & Oct 2012

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www.etwd.co.uk email: info@etwd.co.uk

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“I never thought we could afford such beautiful shutters, but Shades made it happen”

Our customers are pleasantly surprised as to how affordable our

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