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Welcome! Welcome to the November Edition of the Bedminster Eye, where we provide you with a guide to businesses at the heart of our community, along with articles of interest and information for local residents in the BS3 area. At the Bedminster Eye, we know how important it is to encourage and promote local businesses. We aim to bring together consumers and businesses in one convenient publication relevant to the local community.

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In this month’s issue, read our What’s On page to find out what events are on this November in Bedminster and Bristol. Remember Remember the 5th of November and read our top tips on throwing the perfect Bonfire Night party! We are always looking for images and articles produced by you to feature in our

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Bonfire Night Party! Remember Remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, Treason and Plot I see no reason why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot

BONFIRE TREATS Bonfire Night is the perfect opportunity to make the most of comfort food! Food like tomato soup and sausages that will satisfy hungry mouths on a cold wintery night. Simple ideas like sausage on a stick, mini hot dogs, bowls of soup and big slabs of rocky road or the season’s favourite toffee apples are easy to prepare for a night beside the bonfire. If you have some barbecue sticks left over from the summer then pop a few marshmallows on them to toast on the bonfire.

Bonfire Night is all about wrapping up all cosy and warm with your hats, scarves, gloves and your sparklers at the ready! If you’re thinking of holding your own Bonfire Night Party in your back garden then you need to have a few tricks up your sleeve to throw the best bonfire party ever. Here are a few simple ideas for you to try out!

KEEP A SPACE FOR THE LITTLE ONES Young children often are frightened by the loud bangs and explosions, especially if they are outside watching them. If you have a room in your home that is overlooking the garden then make this room into a cosy and warm snug where they can sit and watch the fireworks without getting scared. To keep them entertained while waiting for the fireworks, you could set up a crafts area to make glittery firework pictures on black paper.

GETTING STARTED The fireworks you choose for a Bonfire Night party should be a good mix of colourful, noisy and effective fireworks to celebrate Guy Fawkes in style. Sparklers are the best place to start and are fun for everyone to get involved. Make sure you have a bucket filled with sand or water so that you can stub them out when they have burned out and that everyone is wearing thick gloves to protect hands from the sparks. Choose a good selection of ground based fireworks like fountains and Catherine Wheels which are easy to use and are effective. Bigger fireworks like Rockets, Roman Candles, Cakes and Set Pieces often explode with bright colours and loud bangs ideal for Bonfire Night and will leave your friends and family in awe of the display you’ve put on.

THE AFTER PARTY When the fireworks are over and the Bonfire is happily burning away with its warm glow, gather up the remainders of the fireworks and discard them in a bin. Don’t be tempted to throw them on the bonfire or bury them as they need to be discarded in a safe way. If some of your fireworks didn’t go off as expected, then leave them a good half hour before picking them up. Wear thick leather gloves at all times and hold the fireworks at arms length just as a safety precaution, and place them in water.

PREPARING YOUR BONFIRE If you want your bonfire to burn well into the night, then you need to build it like a pro! Find a sheltered spot in the garden that is away from trees and bushes and check for any signs of hedgehogs too. Dig a shallow hole a few feet wide, and then lay some large stones or bricks around the edge of the hole. Fill the centre with dry grass, old newspapers, bark or twigs which will give your bonfire a good base on which to light. Now you can start to build your bonfire with the kindling and larger logs to help it burn all night.

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REMEMBER REMEMBER! Fireworks are dangerous explosives and must be used with the greatest care and attention given. You can read up on your firework safety on the Directgov website.

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What’s On in Bedminster this November decorated, open air chalet market stalls will be selling a beautiful selection of traditional Christmas crafts, gifts, decorations, handmade glass ornaments, porcelain angels, wooden games and miniature houses to create your own Christmas scene. There will also be a mouthwatering selection of festive German food and drink including German beer and mulled cider. Bratwurst, waffles, apple rings, liquorice, chocolates, sugared nuts and cakes. Yum!

Find out about all the events and activities going on this November in Bedminster and Bristol! BRISTOL CIRCUS FESTIVAL AT CREATIVE COMMON CREATIVE COMMON, TEMPLE QUAY 1ST – 3RD NOVEMBER 2013 Promising to be a spectacular show, the Bristol Circus Festival will be hosting their inaugural performances at Bristol’s Creative Common. Featuring 8 local, national and European circus companies, 16 live bands and DJs and 143 performers, the festival will celebrate Bristol’s strong historic links to the circus. Supported by Bristol’s Invisible Circus, the festival’s finale will showcase the world premiere of their brand new show ‘Under A Dark Moon’ and will feature some thrilling performances from the Fringe First winners Pirates of the Carabina, The Insect Circus plus much more.

AT-BRISTOL CHRISTMAS ICE RINK AT-BRISTOL, MILLENNIUM SQUARE, HARBOURSIDE 9TH NOVEMBER 2013 – 5TH JANUARY 2014 Set in Bristol’s Harbourside, the At-Bristol science centre will be home to a 450m² ice rink, right next to the bauble like Planetarium in the At-Bristol centre. The Millennium Square is the perfect setting for some festive cheer and there will be a sprinkling of At-Bristol magic there too.

BRISTOL’S MAGICAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS CABOT CIRCUS 8TH NOVEMBER 2013 The sparkling Christmas Lights of Bristol will be switched on on November 8th in Bristol’s Cabot Circus marking the official start of the festive season in Bristol. As well as the twinkling lights in Cabot Circus and The Galleries shopping centre, St Nicholas Market, Corn Street, The Centre Promenade, College Green and Park Street will be sparkling with a dusting of Christmas lights too.

THE LAST VOYAGE OF SINBAD THE SAILOR THE TOBACCO THEATRE 27TH NOVEMBER – 14TH JANUARY 2014 The Tobacco Theatre and Travelling Light Theatre are delighted to introduce to you a new telling of Sinbad’s most fantastical adventures and a brand new tale that’s never been told before. For centuries, legends have been told of Sinbad and his incredible adventures across the seven seas. But every hero has a secret story, and Sinbad’s is about to be revealed. With no one to trust and nowhere to turn, Sinbad must undertake one final voyage into the unknown. Will he with his band of salty sea dogs survive to find the greatest treasure of all, or will Sinbad be left heartbroken on his most dangerous voyage of all.

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Win a Meal for Two with a Bottle of House Wine at the Prince of Waterloo Duke of Wellington as a victory title in recognition of defeating Emperor Napoléon I of the French at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. There is a cafe menu during the day which will run alongside the normal menu and will include smoothies, shakes, cream teas and hot waffles. The pub offers a premium range of lagers, ales and wines, with quality house wines. For more information, visit their website at www.princeofwaterloo.co.uk WIN A MEAL FOR TWO WITH A BOTTLE OF HOUSE WINE AT THE PRINCE OF WATERLOO Question - When was the Battle of Waterloo? A) 1815; B) 1915; C) 1975

The Prince of Waterloo, Winford, set in the heart of the Chew Valley, close to Bristol International Airport and a short drive from Bristol. It is a sixteenth century village pub that has recently been taken over by a local couple who has made considerable improvements to both the pub itself and the menu too.

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Staying Warm this Winter The colder winter months is probably not everyone’s cup of tea, especially with the longer nights and the freezing cold weather. The drop in temperature means that we have to find ways to keep ourselves warm to ward off illnesses. But with a few simple changes to your daily routine and your home, you can stay warm and healthy this winter.

PREPARING YOURSELF FOR WINTER All it takes is a few health preparations to ensure that you are ready and fighting fit for the winter. If you are over the age of 65, have a serious medical condition, have breathing difficulties like asthma or are pregnant then you are eligible to receive a free flu jab in your surgery. Other than that, keep your medicine cupboard well stocked with decongestants, painkillers, cold and flu tablets and medicines to make sure you are ready when the colds and flu come at you.

PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR WINTER A few simple checks can mean the difference between a warm home and a very cold one. Have your heating system checked and serviced before it starts to get too cold. One of the worst thing that could happen in a snowstorm is that your heating cuts out so it’s best to have it checked over before hand.

Keep some basic foods in your kitchen just incase you are unable to get to the shops. If you have large enough freezer space, then it’s always handy to keep a loaf of bread and a spare bottle of milk in there as they are easy to defrost and last a long time when frozen.

If any unexpected problems occur with your heating system then electric heaters come in very handy during the winter and can warm up rooms very effectively. Investing in an electric blanket can also make a huge difference.

When it is cold outside, it’s important that you eat healthily and keep moving.Soups and broths will provide you with instant heat and will also give you all the vitamins and nutrients you need to aid your body in fighting against harmful viruses. Try to have at least one hot meal a day and include a good balance of vegetables, meats and carbohydrates which will provide you with extra warmth.

Take a look over your boiler and see if the flame is burning blue. If it isn’t and it’s resembling a flickering orange flame then contact your gas company to check over it. Have a look around your home to see if there are any unnecessary drafts coming from doors or windows. The winter often means that winds will pick up and the weather is likely to worsen so any gaps or cracks between doors or windows need to be sealed up and fixed before the cold weather sets in. Set aside a day to bleed out your radiators so that they are in full working order for the winter.

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When you leave the warmth of your home, make sure that you wear the appropriate layers of clothing to keep you warm. If necessary wear thermal underwear and keep your head covered with a hat or scarf. Wear sensible shoes with nice warm socks to keep your toes warm.

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Driving in Heavy Rain Driving in heavy rain and flooding can be very hazardous. Breakdown companies are always busy during periods of wet weather, and report that there is an increase in customers complaining of problems with car engines and electrical systems especially in older vehicles. Many of these rain-related breakdowns are easily avoided if you follow some of our helpful steps you can take to reduce your chances of an accident or breakdown.

drivers behind you. Reduce your speed and leave space between your car and the car in front of you. Your brakes will be compromised with the wet and slippery roads. Be wary of larger or fast moving vehicles as they can produce a lot of extra spray. Tune in to your local radio station as they will have regular updates on conditions and flooded areas to avoid. If you do happen to break down, keep your bonnet closed as the water may damage your electrical system. Avoid driving fast through deep water on the road as this can damage your breaks. Be considerate to other drivers.

BEFORE SETTING OFF: Consider whether your journey is essential. If not, can you delay it a few hours once the rain has passed? Plan your journey in advance and take care to avoid areas which are notorious for flooding. Leave in plenty of time too, allowing time for slower speeds and potential congestion. Check that your windscreen wiper blades are in full working condition. Fill up your tank. The traffic is most likely to be very stop and start and you will probably use both your heaters and lights which will use more of your fuel. Make sure your mobile phone is fully charged before you head off just in case you come across any difficulties on your journey.

DRIVING IN FLOODED AREAS Do not attempt to drive through water if you are unsure of the depth or if it appears to be fast flowing as you could easily get swept away. If you do drive through water, drive on the highest, most visible section of the road. Drive steadily and slowly. Driving at speed will create difficulties for other drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Drive a safe distance from the vehicle in front. Test your brakes after driving through deep water. If your engine cuts out after driving through deep water, do not attempt to restart your engine. Instead call for assistance.

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06 06 BMW 320 D SE 4DR SALOON, Metallic silver, Mot March 2014, FSH, PAS, a/c, alloys, cruise, showroom condition .....................................£5495 05 54 VAUXHALL VECTRA 1.9 CDTi BREEZE 5DR HATCH, Mot Sept 2014, metallic light blue, 2 owners, 69,000 miles, PAS, air con, cruise control, alloys, 50 MPG, cheap tax .............£2495 02 02 MINI COOPER 1.6 3DR HATCH, Metallic silver, 90,000 miles, service history, 3 owners,PA3309C71 PAS, half leather seats, CD, alloys, superb condition, must be seen ........................................................£2495 04 54 VW GOLF 1.9 TDi S 5DR HATCH, one previous owner, New Mot on purchase, 50mpg, PAS, a/c, CD, very clean .............................................£2295 04 54 HYUNDAI SANTA FE 2.0 CDX CRTD 4WD, New mot, one owner, pas, sunroof, heated leather seats, a/c, CD, alloys, cruise, metallic silver, pleasure to drive, great fun! .........................£1995 05 54 RENAULT CLIO 1.4 DYNAMIQUE 3DR HATCH, May Mot 2014, metallic black, 54,000 miles, service history, PAS, alloys, sunroof ...........£1795 07 07 FORD KA STUDIO 1.3 3DR HATCH, Mot April, 2014, 37,000 miles, service history, 45MPG, PAS, e/windows, cheap tax and insurance 2 owners ..........................................................£1695 01 51 JAGUAR S-TYPE 3.0 V6 SE AUTO, Metallic blue, 3 owners, 118,000 miles, FSH, PAS, climate control, leather seats, cruise, CD changer, sunroof, a lot of the car for the money ........£1595

05 05 FORD FIESTA VAN 1.4 TDCi, 100,000 miles, 60MPG, Mot May 2014, PAS, CD player, 2 owners, superb vehicle, very clean .............£1495 04 53 RENAULT CLIO 1.2 DYNAMIQUE 3DR HATCH, Mot new on purchase, 67,000 miles, s/history, metalic silver, PAS, alloys, sunroof, 2 owners, cheap tax and insurance .............................£1495 02 52 FORD FOCUS 1.8 TDCi GHIA 5DR HATCH, Mot new on purchase, 3 owners, 50MPG, panther black, PAS, air con, alloys, CD player, excellent drive ................................................................£995 01 Y VAUXHALL CORSA 1.2 COMFORT 3DR HATCH, new mot, pas, met paint, 90k, cheap tax .........................................................................£995 03 53 MAZDA 6 1.8 TS 5DR HATCH, Metallic blue, Mot new on purchase, some tax, 1 previous owner, PAS, air con, alloys ........................................£895 01 Y FORD KA 1.3 3DR HATCH, Metallic silver, Mot March 2014, 50k, pas, e/w, c/l,l bargain ........£895 00 W FORD FIESTA 1.3 GHIA 5DR HATCH, metallic silver, 75k, s/h, mot July 2014, tax Dec 2013, pas, a/c, CD, cheap tax & ins ................................£795 01 Y FORD FOCUS 1.8 ZETEC ESTATE, Mot March 2014, Tax Dec 2013, 2 owners, PAS, a/c, alloys, excellent drive, panther black ........................£795 00 W DAEWOO MATIZ 800CC SE 5DR HATCH, Metallic cooper, new mot, 77,000 miles, group 1 ins, power steering, CD player ......................£695 95 M MERCEDES C180 AUTO 4DR SALOON, Red, 106000 miles, good service history, mot April 14, 2 owners from new, power steering, electric windows, Cd player ........................................£595

01 Y FORD KA 1.3 3DR HATCH..............................£895

00 W DAEWOO MATIZ 800CC SE 5DR HATCH................£695

6 Whitehouse Lane, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4DW 02 02 MINI COOPER 1.6 3DR HATCH............................£2495

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95 M MERCEDES C180 AUTO 4DR SALOON...................£595

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TileyofBristol The Main dealer for used cars in Bristol

All vehicle types available

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Take a look around our forecourt

Hartcliffe Way, Bristol, Avon BS3 5SD

0117 9231231

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Family Cars We are a family-run car dealership based in Bedminster. We have been established over 25 years, supplying generations of families with quality used vehicles. We pride ourselves on our friendly, honest approach and many of our cars are purchased from main dealers with full service history

Cars from £500 - £2000 Range of Warranties Available Please pop in anytime to view our stock or tell us of your requirements We will do our best to find you the car you require at the right price

6 Whitehouse Lane, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4DW

Tel: 0117 963 7737

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RAJANI SUPERSTORE EVERYTHING FOR THE HOME & GARDEN

CAFE UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Now Serving Tea, Coffee, Hot & Cold Snacks - BREAKFASTS FROM £3.50

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Childrens Sofas And Chairs Choice Of Colours And Styles

from £32.99 Christmas Decorations Trimmings, Lights, Trees, Crackers, Gifts Bags & Wrapping Paper Huge Selection Of

Beds Single, Double, Kingsize, Novelty Children’s Beds & Bunks Mattresses Sold Separately

Rugs All Sizes, Colours, Styles

Contemporary & Traditional Bespoke Service Available

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Candles, Incense Sticks, Lamps & Cards

Mirrors, Frames And Canvasses

Rajani Superstore OPEN 7 DAYS

Maggs Lane, Fishponds Trading Estate, Bristol BS5 7EW

Tel: 0117 958 6448 Open: Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm Sunday and Bank Holidays 10am-4pm

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