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May 2013

Go Local!

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Dear Neighbours, How do you like the new logo on the cover? After months of um-ming and ar-ring I finally settled on something I like. The truth is, the original logo was only meant to be temporary until I got around to designing something else, but as so often happens in life, temporary turned into seven years! I always felt that I needed something with a bit more oomph. I hope you like it. There’ll be some other changes coming over the next few months - if I get around to it! I’ve had quite a few comments about the 5:2 diet that I embarked on a little while ago. I mentioned it in last month’s editorial. It’s amazing how many other people have told me that they’re either doing it, or about to start. All I can say is, go for it. It certainly works and is relatively painless. I’m currently losing about a pound a week and I’d probably lose more if I did some regular excersise - I’m a bit on the lazy side. Hopefully, these lighter evenings might encourage me to get out a bit and do something energetic! In this month’s issue we kick off with an article about the Hawthorn tree. If you’re aware of the old adage “Cast not a clout till May be out” , this is what it refers to and not, as I used to think, making sure you wore your overcoat and muffler until June 1st! I was, for many years before starting up Go Local, a computer professional. As such, I ought to treat backing up my data as second nature. Imagine my horror, when I accidentally deleted some files the other week and found out I’d completely forgotten to back it up beforehand! For those of you who maybe never considered it in the first place, or like me have got a little too relaxed, there’s an article this month on looking after your digital “stuff ”. There’s a nice pie recipe this month, which I definitely intend to try; Pippa Greenwood advises on how best to cover up the eyesores in your garden and there’s the crossword and Sudoku to keep you going ‘til bedtime. Enjoy! Best Wishes, Mick

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Bring in the May One of the best indications that summer is about to arrive is when Britain’s hedgerows explode with the pink and white blossoms of the hawthorn. The hawthorn is one of those quintessentially English trees; although quietly unobtrusive for most of the year, it bursts into spectacular life in the late spring, with flowers crowded so densely together they look like snowfall. In the autumn it glows with clusters of red berries.

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o wonder the tree features so strongly in ancient folklore. The old name for hawthorn was “may” and the flower of the may tree has long been considered a symbol of hope. It even gave its name to The Mayflower, the famous ship that sailed from England in 1620, transporting a stalwart band of pilgrims to build a new life in America. As its alternative name suggests, hawthorn was central to ancient May Day celebrations. The old Celtic festival of May Day was known as ‘Beltane’ after the Celtic god of light, or the sun. The beginning of summer was also celebrated in Ancient Rome at the Floralia festival (dedicated to the flower goddess Flora), which took place at roughly the same time. May Day celebrations in Britain were probably a hybrid of both traditions mixed up with Druidic tree worship, and the introduction of Christianity did little to dispel these pagan traditions. Themes of people being waylaid by the faery folk are common in Celtic mythology and the hawthorn was one of the most likely trees to be inhabited by them. In Ireland most of the isolated trees, so-called ‘lone bushes’ found in the landscape and said to be inhabited by faeries, were hawthorn trees. Such trees could not be cut down or damaged in any way without incurring the often fatal wrath of their supernatural guardians. It was also considered extremely unlucky to bring hawthorn into the house. In the early

1980s the Folklore Society’s survey of ‘unlucky’ plants revealed that 23% of the items referred to hawthorn, more than twice as many instances as the second most unlucky plant. Across Britain there was a belief that bringing hawthorn blossom into the house would be followed by illness and death, and woe betide anyone found doing so. The reason for this was that mediaeval folk asserted that the smell of hawthorn blossom reminded them of dead people. It has since been discovered that the chemical trimethylamine, present in hawthorn blossom, is also one of the first chemicals formed in decaying animal tissue. In the past, when corpses were kept in the house for several days before being buried, people would have been very familiar with the smell of death, so it is hardly surprising that hawthorn blossom in the home was so unwelcome. Notwithstanding the taboo, the leaves were eaten and were commonly referred to as bread and cheese, the blossom and berries were made into wines and jellies, and decoctions of the flowers and leaves were used to stabilise blood pressure. The strong, close-grained wood was used for carving, and for making tool handles and other small household items. Probably its greatest practical use to people has been as hedging. In mediaeval times, on the first day of May, villagers would wake at daybreak and roam through the continued on page 12

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WHAT’S ON

MAY 2013 Tuesday 14 May Courtyard Craft & Produce Market Over 20 stalls of Yorkshire crafts and produce in the Courtyard. Admission free.

Saturday 25 May - Monday 27 May Whippets & Wellies A Yorkshire themed countryside fun day. Delicious local produce and crafts, amazing birds of prey and galloping acrobatics, fun dog show, climbing wall, welly wanging and more.

From Saturday 25 May NEW EXHIBITION Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War From Waterloo to World War II, this exhibition explores the wartime experiences of the Howard family, staff and tenants.

Thursday 30 May Outdoor Evening Theatre – Treasure Island Cambridge Touring Theatre’s acclaimed production of Treasure Island is suitable for all ages. This picnic performance is interactive. Gates open at 3pm. Pre-book online.

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12 countryside, gathering flowers and hawthorn twigs to decorate their houses. A maypole – usually the trunk of a birch tree, stripped of its branches and decorated with ribbons and flowers - was set up in the middle of the village green. In olden times maypoles were constructed with three rings on the top - the highest and smallest was made of hawthorn. The community danced around the pole, singing traditional songs, while the men of the village performed Morris dances and the prettiest girl, dressed in floral garlands, was crowned Queen of the May. Occasionally a May King was also chosen, and the pair ruled over the festivities. In Elizabethan times, the king and queen were given the names ‘Robin Hood’ and ‘Maid Marian’. These celebrations were derived from ancient fertility rituals and the ‘greenwood marriages’ that took place provide clear evidence of this. Often young girls came home from their country rambles with more than a garland of flowers. As one observer wrote: “I have hearde of tenne maidens whiche went to set May, and nine of them came home with childe.”

May Day festivities reached their height in England during the Middle Ages but in 1644 the Puritans passed a law which made them illegal. This attempt to repress the celebrations eventually failed, mainly because they were too deeply rooted in rural culture. When the monarchy was restored some years later and Charles II came to the throne, people all over the country put up maypoles as a sign of loyalty to the crown. For the next two hundred years the old customs continued, but interest in May Day traditions began to fade. They enjoyed a brief revival in the Victorian era but any connection to fertility rites was deliberately overlooked and maypole dancing was reduced to an innocent children’s game. Sadly by this time the hawthorn – once the embodiment of hope for the coming summer – had lost its significance, becoming just another tree in the British landscape.

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Upcoming Events at the Black Swan in Helmsley ‘In the Pink ‘ Fashion, Food & Fizz Thursday 16th May 2013, 6.30pm for 7pm To support Breast Cancer Research, we’re delighted to team up with Pennita in Helmsley to offer a fabulous evening of fashion and food. The theme of the evening will be pink – starting with a glass of pink bubbly! The evening will then showcase some of Pennita’s new season collection and a charity raffle at the end of the night.

Other events coming soon… Wines of the World Dinner Thursday 8th August 2013, 7pm for 7.30pm

Uma Noite Com Portugal Thursday 26th September 2013, 7pm for 7.30pm

Beer & Food Pairing Dinner Thursday 24th October 2013, 7pm for 7.30pm

Tickets priced at £55 per person, including champagne, canapés, dinner, and the Fashion Show

Mid-Season Game Dinner Thursday 28th November 2013, 7pm for 7.30pm

Seafood Dinner Thursday 6th June 2013, 7pm for 7.30pm If you love seafood, you’ll love this dinner. Created by Chef Paul Peters, the menu for our Seafood Dinner combines the fruits of our seas with international flavours, quirky twists on traditional favourites, and challenges your taste buds with a caviar crowned dessert. Tickets priced at £59 per person, including 6 courses and 6 wines

Wimbledon Afternoon Tea Party Sunday 7th July 2013, 1.30pm If you have dreams of attending the men’s Wimbledon Final, then this could be the next best thing. Join us on men’s final day for an afternoon tea party with a difference. Your ticket to our Afternoon Tea party will give you access to the VIP area, a glass of champagne on arrival, afternoon tea, and a seat to watch the men’s final on our large outdoor screen.

To Book: For full details on these events, please visit www. blackswan-helmsley.co.uk , or to book any of these events, please call us on 01439 770466. Full payment will be required at the time of booking. A preferential rate of £129 per room, including B&B will be available for guests wishing to stay at the hotel when attending any of these events. This rate is based on two people sharing a Classic bedroom. Supplements will apply for Feature/Superior rooms.

The Black Swan Hotel, Market Place, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5BJ Tel: 01439 770466 Email: enquiries@blackswan-helmsley.co.uk www.blackswan-helmsley.co.uk

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FLOWER POWER IN MAY VISITS TWO PRIVATE GARDENS Ness Hall, East Ness, nr Nunnington YO62 5XD Bank Holiday Monday 6 May 11am - 4pm

Thornton Hall Gardens, Darlington DL2 2NB Bank Holiday Sunday 26 May 11am - 4pm

If you didn’t get the opportunity to visit this romantic, private garden last July then this might be your only opportunity this year. A beautiful garden, created by three generations of women, and not usually open to the public with inspirational planting, gentle colour schemes and for this year’s plant fair there will be an enormous tulip display with over 500 tulips.

Another private garden, created over the past 10 years by Sue Manners, into one of the most stunning gardens in the UK. Swathes of colour abound in two walled gardens, ponds, water features, sculptures, collections of bearded iris and hosta, clumps of lupin, roses everywhere!

The fair will take place in the orchard beside the House (not open) and will feature over 15 hand picked plant nurseries and specialists.

It is without doubt one of the very best private gardens. A selection of top hand picked plant nurseries and specialists will be there too, selling you rare, unusual, quality plants, shrubs, climbers, herbs and foliage plants so you are assured of a good day out.

Hundreds of different plants will be on sale from cottage garden favourities to herbaceous perennials, alpines and hostas, clematis to shrubs and culinary and medicinal herbs. Other stands include Simon Allan with his wonderful ironwork and Charles Skeffington, brother to Mrs Murray Wells, the owner, with his eclectic garden accessories.

Refreshments served at both fairs. Free parking. Children free. No dogs please.

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Artists from all over the world, both established and emerging, perform in the spectacular and historic venues of Ryedale. This year events include: Opera (The Magic Flute), an evening of Gershwin, Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony, Mozart Requiem, Noyes Fludde – Britten, and many others. Artists include: Christopher Glynn, Stephen Isserlis, Patricia Routledge, Orchestra of Opera North, European Union Choir, Labèque Sisters, Laura van der Heijden, New College Choir, Claire Martin, Joe Stilgoe, Alison Balsom. To see the full list of events, visit www.ryedalefestival.co.uk For tickets, or to get your free Brochure with the full festival programme, contact the box office 01751 475777

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Theatre

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Music In concert: Sarah McQuaid Sun 5 May, 7.30pm Tickets £10 Hot Ice Theatre presents:

The Historians Fri 3 May, 7.30pm Badapple Theatre presents: Lights Out Landgirls Adults £9.50 Sat 25 May, 7.30pm U18’s £5 Tucked in Theatre presents:

The Golden Cowpat Thurs 30 May 11am & 2pm

Adults £6 Children £3

Night of 1000 Voices Fri 24 May, 7.30pm

An Arts Centre Fundraiser featuring a glittering array of singers! The Helmsley

Festival of Writing 17/18/19 May with Simon Armitage

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Lush & Lang

Specialising in wedding flowers

Individual designs and arrangements to make your wedding spectacular

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HELMSLEY WALLED GARDEN

Plant Centre with hundreds of perennial varieties 4 perennials for £12 10% Discount with this voucher www.helmsleywalledgarden.org.uk Tel 01439 771427 Please mention GO LOCAL! when responding to adverts


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A Gaia-Now Transformational Healing & Personal Development Practice, School & Retreat Centre

Mark Saxby

Gaia Holistix has been serving the local, national and international community for many years ~ specialising in empowering people through innovative healing journeys of personal discovery, understanding and mindfulness. These unique transformational healing journeys empower people to embrace and experience inner calm, wholeness and happiness; transforming their general state of health and wellbeing from that of stress into harmony. Our International School of Gaia-Now Healing successfully teaches people globally how to heal through Introductory Workshops and Practitioner Diploma Courses. Gaia-Now healing sessions include: Life Force Healing, Transformational Healing and Personal Development Breakthrough Days, Sessions and Healing Retreats. We also assist people to become ‘de-stressed’ through the skillful application of Reflexology, Aroma-Massage, Remedial and Full Body Healing Massage, Indian Head Massage and Couple’s Massage Workshops.

Vivien & Paul

Traditional Window Cleaning Gutter Cleaning & Gutter Repairs

Tel: 01653 668110

Tel: 01439 770143

Old Church House, Great Barugh, Malton, YO17 6UZ

www.gaiaholistix.co.uk

Just Trees

FELLING OR PRUNING, ANY SIZE

Low cost, tidy work, any distance

martinpc

‘the computer man you can talk to’

All types of hedges cut and maintained Fir tree specialists Full garden services, including turfing Book early for all your pruning - fruit trees/shrubs • OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK • WRITTEN GUARANTEE • OVER 50 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Tel 01751 460380 Mob 07985 380969

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Martin Saywood

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Helen Cox Massage Aromatherapy Indian Head Massage Hopi Ear Candles Invigorates the body and encourages optimum health For the relief of headaches 路 backache joint pains etc

Gift Vouchers available! Please call Helen on 01439 788344/07910 374 553 email:postmaster@helen49.plus.com

9 Bondgate, Helmsley (BESIDE A Cut Above Hair Salon)

NO NEED TO GO TO SAVILE ROW... We offer a full bespoke tailoring service, handmade in Yorkshire, using Yorkshire cloth Call us for details

Carters Country Wear 7 Market Place, Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO62 5BH Telephone 01439 770688 www.carterscountrywear.co.uk

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 How to avoid a digital disaster

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hese days, we’re doing more and more things digitally: our holiday snaps sit on hard disks, our music is often in MP3 and we’re as likely to download films as buy them on disc. That’s great when your PC’s working perfectly, but how do you make sure it stays that way? Protecting your PC falls into three key categories: protecting your valuable data, protecting your PC from online threats and protecting your PC from physical damage. Protecting the hardware is the easy bit. Surge protectors can prevent nasty spikes in the electricity supply from causing any damage, and if you have a laptop you can buy a Kensington Lock to secure it to something suitably hefty. A compressed air canister can blow dust out of fan vents and debris out of keyboards, and it’s a good idea to keep your PC away from extremes of temperature - a sunny room in summer is a terrible place to keep a PC. Be particularly aware of potential spills: liquid can destroy computers and you won’t believe the damage a tin of baby food can do to a keyboard. It’s a very good idea to keep food and drink and PCs separate. No matter how careful you are, computers can and do break: every hard disk will wear out eventually. That’s why it’s really important to keep backup copies of anything important such as family photographs, home videos or iTunes downloads. You can do this in several ways - using an online service such as Mozy (www.mozy.co.uk) or Skydrive (skydrive.live.com), by burning them to DVD or by copying them to an external hard disk, but remember that if your backup is in the same place as the original, a domestic disaster such as a burst pipe might ruin both of them. It’s worth remembering too that services such as Facebook won’t compensate you if they accidentally delete or damage your online photo libraries; once

again make sure that if it’s important, you have more than one copy in case of disaster. The other issue to worry about is “malware”, which is software designed to do nasty things. Sometimes malware spies on you, trying to obtain your passwords and other details; other times it just damages files or slows your PC to a crawl. The good news is that it’s relatively easy to avoid: Windows 7 and Windows 8 both have firewall software, which can prevent nasties getting in, and if you’re suspicious you can avoid most malware. Don’t open unsolicited email attachments from people you don’t know, and don’t let fake emails from the bank fool you: your bank will never send you programs or zipped documents in an email. Always make sure you’re downloading from reputable sources, such as Microsoft.com, not Big Dave’s Totally Honest Download Page and make sure your web browser software is up to date. Old browsers are a real security risk. Last but not least, invest in some security software. You don’t need to spend any money - Microsoft’s Security Essentials is free (www.microsoft.com/ security_essentials/), as is AVG Free anti-virus (free. avg.com) and AVAST (www.avast.com), and there are also free tools to tune up your PC. One of my favourites is CCleaner (www.piriform.com/ccleaner), which works miracles on sluggish PCs, and I’d also recommend the free Ad-Aware program (www. lavasoft.com) to prevent annoying software setting up shop on your PC. Keeping your PC safe isn’t difficult, time-consuming or expensive, but it’s worth doing. Think of PC protection like home insurance: you hope you’ll never need it, but if disaster strikes you’ll be glad you have it.

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All Domestic Electrical Work Undertaken Fully Registered Electrician from a new light to a full re-wire no job too small no call-out fee no mess left behind lnspection & Testing including PAT for a friendly and reliable service call Michael:

tel: 01751 473622 mob: 07901 585215

“A Girl should be two things... Classy and fabulous”

-Coco Chanel Park Hair & Beauty Salon for Ladies and Gents

Park Street, Hovingham, YO62 4JZ

01653 628968 Mon-Closed Tues 10 - 3 • Wed 10 - 5 Thurs 10 - 6 • Fri 10 - 6:30 Sat 10 - 3 Late night appointments available Thursday, Friday

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NOWOPEN A Centre of Excellence for ACentreofExcellencefor Complementary Medicine ComplementaryMedicine •• •• •• •• •

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Omega Oak Barn Care Home SPECIALISING IN DEMENTIA CARE • Rural location, set in two acres of grounds • Qualified staff - including specialist training for those residents with dementia • Ground floor accommodation throughout • Day care and respite care facilities available • Family owned • Personal service tailored to meet individual care needs

Contact the Manager

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BODYPACE

Remedial, Sports and Therapeutic Massage Therapy Deep Tissue Massage and Advanced Massage Techniques Ideal to help: • muscle and soft tissue problems • back and neck pain • headaches and tension • sports injuries Home visits and evening appointments by arrangement Bodypace, Kirkbymoorside and now at the Bondgate Clinic, Helmsley Lori Ball

BSc( Hons) Nursing, Dip Sports Mass, MFHT

Tel 01751 417704 Mob 07879 063192 info@bodypace.co.uk * www.bodypace.co.uk

Paul Elm

Town Planning Consultant & Architectural Designer

For all types of Planning work including Appeals Plans drawn and survey work undertaken Over 20 years experience 54A Uppleby, Easingwold, YORK YO61 3BB

Tel/Fax 01347 821658 Mob 07796 364744

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D.L. UPHOLSTERY Time Served Master Craftsman

Specialising in: Traditional Upholstery Bespoke Soft Furnishings Loose Covers, Curtains & Blinds Fine Fabrics, Leathers & Wallpapers Retailer of: Linwood • Marvik • Zoffany • Romo Isle Mill • Wildman & Bugby & many more For friendly advice and free quotations visit the showroom at 25 High Street, Snainton, N. Yorks YO13 9AE or call 01723 850792 / 07968 844685 For quality advertising in a quality magazine call 01439 788008


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Quarmby Landscaping & Design RHS Award Winning Landscaping We offer a full design and build service, ranging from small court yards through to large country gardens.

T: 01845 526644 M: 07729 153991

E: enquiries@quarmbylandscaping.co.uk www.quarmbylandscaping.co.uk

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R. E. WARD JOINERY

Bespoke: Doors Windows Stairs Kitchens Wood Floors Secondary Glazing Tel: 01751 431895 Dunromin, West Fields, Kirkbymoorside YORK YO62 7HB richard.ward67@yahoo.co.uk www.rewardjoinery.com

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Sudoku Challenge

Sabretech

DOES IT HAVE A PLUG? PAT TEST IT! Pat Testing Services in Ryedale, Scarborough, York and surrounding areas Specialising in bed & breakfasts, hotels, shops and offices. Planning on buying a new television or computer and need help setting it up?

How to Play Fill in the grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 to 9, with no repetition! That’s all there is to it.

Please call us for a friendly, professional service Tel: 01751 433158 / 07929 935228 Email: info@sabretechgb.co.uk Web: www.sabretechgb.co.uk

THE ROYAL OAK INN Gillamoor

The Royal Oak Inn is a grade II listed building dating from the mid 17th century, situated in the peaceful village of Gillamoor, in the beautiful North York Moors National Park. The Inn is of traditional style, featuring an oak beamed bar with log fires. There is a comfortable and friendly atmosphere where you can enjoy the excellent cuisine which is all cooked fresh to order.

Menus changing daily including fresh fish dishes Booking advisable evenings & weekends Please call for details: Open 7 days a week: Bar: 12pm - 11pm Food: 12pm - 2pm & 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Tel: 01751 431414 www.theroyaloakgillamoor.co.uk enquiries@theroyaloakgillamoor.co.uk

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F & S Edwards

Central Timber

The Sawmill, Scackleton All types of gates & fencing: agricultural, domestic, equestrian All types of sawn timber, stakes etc All timber pressure treated

Agricultural, Domestic & Equestrian Fencing Erected & Maintained

We also supply wood chips, mulch etc

Firewood - by the bag or cu. metre

For further details call:

For further details call:

Sally Matthews Scackleton Sawmill 07889 060167 01653 628419/628873

Rob Matthews Scackleton Sawmill 07889 060167 01653 628419/628873

Cooks Yard, New Road, NEXT SALES at Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6DZ

General Household & Collectable Sales Saturday 4th May at 11am Viewing Fri 3rd 10am-7pm & Sat 9am-11am

Saturday 18th May at 11am Viewing Fri 17th 10am-7pm & Sat 9am-11am

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Fortnightly General Sales Large parking area Refreshments Delivery and collection service Valuations (for sale, insurance and probate), House clearances and deceased estates to single items

Specialist Sales 5th May

Train, Railway & Toy Sale 19th May

Militaria & Sporting Sale

(inc. shotguns & firearms) ALL GENERAL SALES HELD FORTNIGHTLY

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JMS Plumbing (Yorkshire) Ltd

Mark Langdale Ltd ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR & SOLAR PV INSTALLER

Plumber & Heating Engineer Complete bathroom service, including • computer design • supply and installation • building, joinery and tiling

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Installation of oil tanks and boilers, condensing gas boilers, underfloor and central heating and unvented cylinders

General plumbing, maintenance and repairs

NEW BUILDS REWIRES FUSEBOX UPGRADES RENOVATIONS EXTENSIONS UNDERFLOOR HEATING HEAT PUMP SUPPLIES PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS

Contact Mark on

01751 431854

HELMSLEY

TEL 01439 770542 MOB 07711 844778 marklangdaleltd@hotmail.co.uk

47 West End, Kirkbymoorside YO62 6AD mark@msplumber.co.uk www.msplumber.co.uk

New ranges for Spring/Summer! Sienna has a wealth of new stock

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including Spring flowers • Beautiful silk accessories from Manumit • New clocks from Thomas Kent • Extended range of greetings cards • Stunning new jewellery from Scence Email: anne-louise@siennahelmsley.co.uk Website: www.siennahelsley.co.uk

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Cheese, Bacon & Onion Pie Makes 8 Slices

Ready in 1½ hours, plus chilling Perfect for a simple lunch or for an early summer picnic this savoury pie has a really rich and buttery crisp pastry and a tasty smoked bacon and onion filling. It tastes just as delicious warm or cold. Look for packs of smoked bacon pieces near the bacon rashers in the supermarket or use flavoursome Italian diced pancetta instead.

Pastry: • • • •

225g plain flour 1 tsp mustard powder Pinch of salt 115g butter, chilled and diced • 4-5 tbsp iced water

Filling: • 175g smoked bacon pieces • 4 onions, peeled and thinly sliced • 1 tbsp sunflower oil • 200g mature Cheddar cheese, grated • Beaten egg, to glaze • Tomato salad, to serve (see Tip)

Tip: Serve simply with a fresh tomato salad made by thickly slicing ripe vine tomatoes and layering with finely chopped spring onions and a few fresh basil leaves. Drizzle with a little olive oil and season with freshly ground black pepper.

To make the pastry, sift the flour into a large bowl and stir in the mustard powder and salt. Add the diced butter and rub into the flour between your fingertips until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Stir in enough of the iced water with a round bladed knife to mix to a crumbly dough. Knead very lightly until just smooth then flatten into a disc and wrap in cling film. Chill for 20-25 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare the filling. Dry-fry the bacon pieces in a large non-stick frying pan for 4-5 minutes until just golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add the oil and sliced onions to the pan and fry gently, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes until the onions are very tender and pale golden. Leave to cool. Preheat the oven to 190°C, 375°F, Gas Mark 5. Place a baking sheet in the oven to heat up. Roll out just over half the pastry on a lightly floured surface and use to line a 20x30cm loose-based fluted flan tin. Layer the bacon, onions and grated cheese in the pastry case and season between the layers with freshly ground black pepper. Roll out the rest of the pastry and use to cover the filling. Seal the edges of the pastry with water then pinch them tightly together with fingertips. Trim off any excess pastry. Brush the pastry with the beaten egg and pierce 3-4 holes in the top of the pie to allow the steam to escape. Bake on the hot baking sheet for 25-30 minutes until the pastry is crisp and golden. Serve warm or cold with tomato salad, if liked.

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Nick King HANDYMAN SERVICES All jobs considered however small

Most jobs in the home & garden including hedge-cutting, chain sawing and lawnmower servicing

Tidy & Reliable Call Nick King Home: 01751 430114 Mob: 07990 516201

Fryton Catering

High Quality Country Catering RARE BREED HOG ROASTS A SPECIALITY

WEDDINGS • CORPORATE ENTERTAINING • FAMILY CELEBRATIONS BIRTHDAYS • CHRISTENINGS • FUNERALS • INFORMAL SUPPERS

FOR QUALITY CATERING • FOR EVERY OCCASION LINDA DICKINSON

01653 628774

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Wath Court Fabrics

Not only curtaining and upholstery fabric but fine worsteds, liberty prints and silks for dressmakers and craftworkers too... at affordable prices... all roll stock so you can see and feel the material... PLUS lots of stocktake clearance rolls...

Open Tues-Fri 10-4pm, Sat 10-1pm

01653 628208 www.wathcourtfabrics.co.uk

Wath Court Fold, Hovingham YO62 4NN (between Slingsby and Hovingham)

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Wedding Fair EST. 1841

The Worsley Arms Hotel High Street, Hovingham, YO62 4LA 01653 628234 enquiries@worsleyarms.co.uk www.worsleyarms.co.uk

Sunday 12th May 2013 11.00AM - 3.30PM

The Worsley Arms Wedding Fair is the perfect place to find everything you need for your special day.

Being held in our picturesque Gardens, it is your chance to speak to our Wedding Coordinators and Suppliers directly, view the hotel, marquee and all its facilities and pick up a sample food and beverage pack to suit your budget. We are here to make that complicated task of planning your wedding that much easier. Refreshments will be available throughout the day.

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E. Wrightson LANDSCAPING & TREE WORK Gardens large & small Ground work Tree Removals/Pruning Fencing, Paving Domestic & Commercial work undertaken COMPETITIVE PRICES & FREE QUOTES

Call Terry 01439 788123 07815 993445

specialist The small job No call out fee. Discounted rate for full day. Your Handyman covers all the jobs too small for the building trade as well as the DIY jobs you either canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t do yourself or donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have time for. We cover most jobs inside & out of your home or business.

Honest, reliable, professional service.

Professional Care For Healthy, comfortable Feet

~ Foot Health Treatments ~ Biomechanical Gait Analysis ~ Clinic Treatments & Home Visits for the Housebound

Wider Fit Shoes Measuring, Ordering & Fitting Service available

Consultations by appointment Tel 01751 430806 www.naturalbalances.co.uk

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Lose Weight in 60 Days... A Nutritional Cleansing Programme designed to take the guesswork out of a balanced diet:

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RITA’S KITCHEN PANTRY

STELLA ROBINSON Mobile Hair Stylist Over 20 years experience City & Guilds Qualified & NVQ Level 3

COLOURS PERMS BIRTHDAYS WEDDINGS ANY CELEBRATION CAKE SPECIALISTS HOME MADE ARE THE BEST ALL CAKES ARE MADE WITH THE BEST INGREDIENTS AND LOCAL FREE RANGE EGGS

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CREATIVE CUTTING Professional, friendly hairdressing done in the comfort of your home

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Do you struggle to give your best friend(s) the walks they need every day?

E. Wrightson BUILDING SERVICES

• Dog Walking – regular & occasional • Dog Day Care • Home from Home Boarding • Home visits to all pets & small holdings • Fully insured, registered & trustworthy

For all enquiries contact Tina tel: 01439 788864 or 07766 860052 animal.adventures@hotmail.co.uk

TYLICIOU AU E B PROFESSIONAL S BEAUTY SALON

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Manicures Pedicures Gelicure Facials Minx Nails Swedish Body Massage

• Tinting • Make-up • False Lashes • Tanning • Waxing • Indian Head Massage

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Host a party and earn cash or jewellery! Birthday Parties Hen Do’s Girly Nights In! Phone Hannah on 01439 772143

Extensions Renovations Garages Outbuildings & much, much more COMPETITIVE PRICES & FREE QUOTES

Call Terry 01439 788123 07815 993445

RYEDALE & NORTH YORKSHIRE

Restoring health one bite at a time Got a GUT feeling something is wrong with your digestion? Do you suffer from diarrohea, constipation, wind, bloating, IBS, heartburn, acid reflux or indigestion? Call me for a chat to find out how Nutritional Therapy can help you achieve better digestive health ***Now at the Bondgate Clinic, Helmsley***

Andrea Wood Dip ION 01439 748493/07779 153162 andreawood120@btinternet.com www.mindandbodyclinic.net

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Bruce the Joiner and Handyman

Restorations, kitchens fitted, bathrooms fitted, conservatories, floorings laid, fencing, shelving, doors hung, locks fitted etc etc

No job too small honest & friendly Ring

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Garden Hide and Seek by Pippa Greenwood

H

owever much effort you make with your garden, you can be sure that there will still be a few things that look awful. You may have made (or hope to make) beautiful borders, sensational shrubbery and lots more besides, but how do you cope with those things you just cannot seem to hide?

are perfect as they also match with the adjacent boundary fence. Try using standard fence panels in the same way and again planting them with climbers or scramblers will help. Whatever you do, make sure that you check on it from time to time and remove excessive climber growth so that the tank remains accessible.

A washing line may be essential but rarely adds to the appeal of the garden. If yours consists of two large poles with a line in between, try growing a pretty climber up the poles. If you use a selfclinging plant such as variegated ivy it won’t need any additional support. Alternatively make a chicken wire, trellis ‘box’ or frame around the posts and then allow the climber to scramble up, using plant ties if necessary. Summer flowering clematis or sweet pea will look great too. If you do use a more vigorous climber then be prepared to do some intermittent pruning.

Is it the neighbouring garden that harbours the eyesore which makes you want to retreat back into your house? Something nasty next door is of course even harder to conceal but why not add a layer of trellis to the top of your existing fence and then use climbers once it is in position. Hold the trellis in position using batons of wood attached to the existing fence posts or special post-joining metal sleeves that you can buy from your fencing supplier or garden centre. Trellis is available in a range of shapes and need not be straight edged so you can create a range of different looks to suit your gardening style. Another option is to erect a pergola or arch to obscure or break up an unsightly view or the eyesore in the neighbour’s garden and adding plants will help to add a bit more height and soften the outline. If you combine some of your favourite flowering climbers with some evergreen planting too, you should even achieve good effects during the seasons when the leaves have fallen from many plants.

Decrepit sheds or moth-eaten garages can be a real eyesore. Sometimes a thorough scrub of the walls will do the trick, or why not make a feature out of the shed or garage and re-paint it. Consider erecting a trellis on one or more of the vertical surfaces and grow a selection of favourite climbers up it to make an even more attractive feature. If the garden can be a little gloomy then it helps if you paint any surfaces such as garage or shed walls with a paler colour. If your heating is fuelled by gas from an unattractive and enormous cylinder or oil from a large green tank, you will know that they have to be sited in an accessible position. You can use hazel wattle hurdles to hide them, which

Visit Pippa’s website www.pippagreenwood.com and sign up for Pippa’s free newsletter packed full of gardening hints, happenings, advice and offers and you will also receive a free ebook on organic gardening.

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CHAS ATKINSON MOTs • SERVICING REPAIRS • TYRES BATTERIES • EXHAUSTS Motorcycle MOTs at the Helmsley garage

SOPHIE SOUNDS FRENCH Would you like to sound French too? Discover Sophie’s Secret to learning French and you will: Sound French • Enjoy what you learn Learn quickly • Remember what you learn Be much less confused • Love grammar Read & write in French

LAWNMOWER REPAIRS & SERVICING

Study with Sophie 1:1, in groups or with your friends locally and/or online

Tyre Depot, Sawmill Lane Helmsley Tel: 01439 771067

ALSO • Forget-me-not French (GCSE revision) • French for Holidays Bon Voyage ! (all ages) • French with Babar (younger children)

Westgate Garage, Westgate Pickering Tel: 01751 473117

For more information contact Sophie on

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ADAM SOUTHREN Painter & Decorator asouthren@talktalk.net Kirkbymoorside, York

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SEASONED HARDWOOD LOGS

Handmade with love for your love.....

3 Load Sizes

For an appointment call Caroline Lang

Covering All Areas

Brian Pask

01439 748385

07774 647899

clang@deedes.com www.clang.deedes.com

(Kirkbymoorside)

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Crossways Garage

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ALL MAKES CATERED FOR Independent specialists - warranties unaffected by our servicing

Repairs - Servicing - Diagnostics Tyres - Balancing Four wheel Laser wheel alignment Exhausts - Batteries Snow Tyres supplied and fitted - Book now for your Winter Check

Unit 4, Malton Road, Keldholme 他 m east of Kirkbymoorside on A170 on the Hutton Le Hole/Marton crossroads

01751 430029 Formerly Keldholme Motor Care

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ORCHARD, APPLE, AND CIDER Behind the scenes tours at Ampleforth Abbey Unique opportunities to uncover the story and practice of Ampleforth’s famous apple orchards and how award-winning cider and other drinks are made. Tastings, lunch and tea/coffee are all included as part of your special guided tour.

BLOSSOM TOURS run from April to May APPLE TOURS

run from June to September

Your visit comprises: • A tour of Ampleforth’s historic orchards, with over 40 varieties of apples, led by our Orchard Manager. • A visit to the cider mill where apples are pressed and drinks made. • Tasting session to sample a selection of award winning monastic produce. • Lunch of soup, sandwiches and apple cake in our private pub, The Windmill. • Time to visit our Visitor Centre and the Abbey itself. • Tours run every Thursday at 10.30am, cost £16.50 per person, and must be booked in advance due to limited spaces.

HOW TO BOOK ON A TOUR:

Phone: 01439 766085 or email: rep@ampleforth.org.uk

GROUP BOOKING?

If you would like to organise an exclusive tour for your club, society or organisation please contact us on the above number/email address. Ampleforth Abbey, North Yorkshire YO62 4EY www.vistors.ampleforth.org.uk Twitter @ampleforthbeer

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Ampleforth College Golf Club Come and enjoy summer on one of North Yorkshire’s most beautiful golf courses! Enrol for annual membership for £265, or pay and play (no booking necessary) £15 for 18 holes or £10 for 9. New members welcome

For further details contact Ian Henley

Ampleforth College Golf Club 01439 788274

www.ampleforthgolf.co.uk

PHILIP THOMPSON Professional and DIY

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Diamond Hole Drills JCB Beaver Breakers HT8 Floor Sanders & Edgers Carpet Shampooers Petrol Hedge & Brush Cutters Sub Pumps

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H.W. & J.E. CARTER MOTORS OF BILSDALE City & Guilds Qualified Mechanics

Land Rover & Subaru Specialists All makes of cars and 4x4s serviced and repaired Manufacturers warranties unaffected by our servicing Exhausts, Batteries, Tyres, Tracking & Balancing New and quality used cars supplied • MOTs ONLY £40! • Diagnostic Testing • Courtesy Car available Free car collection in Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside & surrounding areas Helm House, Bilsdale (near Helmsley)

Tel: 01439 798282 www.cartermotors.co.uk

EXPECTATIONS Holistic and Beauty Harome Choose from an exciting range of therapies, including Massage Reflexology Customised Facials Manicures & Pedicures Ear Piercing Spray Tanning Waxing Shake your way to a better body with our new FLABéLOS Vibration Trainer ®

dermalogica For treatments call Barbara 01439 771729 07957 858681

St. Martin’s Ampleforth Summer Activity Day Camp FOR CHILDREN AGED 7 TO 11 From 29th July to 2nd August and From 5th August to 9th August 9.00am till 4.00pm Activities include swimming, a variety of sports and arts and crafts. Cost £35 per day or £150 for a week For more information please contact Lynn Harrison on 01439 766601 or email lynn@ampleforth.org.uk St. Martin’s Ampleforth Gilling Castle, Gilling East, York, YO62 4HP www.stmartins.ampleforth.org.uk Please mention GO LOCAL! when responding to adverts


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VALE PLUMBING A reliable and efficient domestic plumbing service for the installation of

Bathrooms

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And for all general plumbing repairs, call

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KIRKBYMILLS GARAGE SERVICES Unit 1, Kirby Mills Lane, Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6NP

MOT Tests £40 MOT Repairs Servicing Tyres and Brakes Breakdown Assist Friendly Local Service

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J. Harding (Harome) Builder & Joiner

Maternity Reflexology & Pregnancy Massage nurturing you, your body & your baby

01439 770865 No job too big or too small Free Estimates Extensive knowledge of the building trade

Local, professional, honest & reliable business Founded in 1930

Little Therapy Room, Harome 01439 770127 Bondgate Clinic, Helmsley 01439 771196 Natural Health Centre, Kirkbymoorside 01751 430335

duncombe sawmill LOOKING FOR GARDEN FURNITURE? Enjoy the outdoors with our range of well made, practical garden benches, chairs, tables and picnic benches. Call us now for more information or visit our online shop at www.duncombesawmill.co.uk to see our fence panels, gates and benches

Sawmill Lane, Helmsley YO62 5DQ Tel: 01439 770234 Email: enquiries@duncombesawmill.co.uk Web: www.duncombesawmill.co.uk

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Local Talk... FREE space available for local charities, non-profit making organisations and items of interest. To contribute call Mick on 01439 788008 or email info@yo62go.co.uk

Children’s Concert. The annual Children’s Concert at Holy Cross Church, Gilling East, will be on Friday May 24th at 6.30pm. Adults £5. Children £1. including refreshments. All proceeds towards Holy Cross Church. Age UK in Kirkbymoorside would like to thank all their customers for their continued support. We are now open 7 days a week so you can bring your donations any time and don’t forget to gift aid if you can. All our lovely spring stock is on the shop floor, lots of shoes ,bags, toys and bric-a-brac, so pop in and get yourself a bargain. Thanks again for your support - Carol, Tracy, Margaret and all the volunteers. Please donate to the Syria Crisis Appeal by text or online: To donate £5 by mobile, text SYRIA to 70800. To donate online, please visit www.ageinternational.org.uk/syria. Over one million refugees are desperately in need of water, food, healthcare, warm clothing, blankets and shelter. Age International urgently needs your support to help affected older refugees. Age International is a subsidiary charity of Age UK and a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC). The DEC launches and co-ordinates national fundraising appeals for public donations on behalf of its member agencies. Texts cost £5 plus one standard rate message. Age International will receive a minimum of £4.96. More info at ageinternational.org.uk/SyriaTerms The Helmsley WI meet at the National Park Meeting Room at 7.30pm every 4th Thursday of each month. Please note the venue has been changed due to increased membership. Do come along and join our friendly group. For further details ring Helen Robinson on 01439 771707. Beck Isle Museum. We are running a special promotion this year for ALL Ryedale residents that allows them entry to Beck Isle Museum at half normal price on production of proof of residency, e.g. utility bill or such. Monday, May 6th - Farming Day; Tuesday, May 28 - Dinosaur & Fossil Day (10.00 To 3.30); Thursday, May 30 Rural Crafts (12.00 To 3.00). Ryedale Family History Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month and the next meeting is: May 15th, 7pm, at the Community Hall, Old Malton, Linda McCarthy, “In Sickness and in Health, admission free to all. Meanwhile the Research Room at Hovingham Village Hall is open every Thursday, 10am to 3pm for help with Family History Research anywhere. Exciting New Venture For Local Choirs. The Chanticleer Singers and the Stamford Bridge Singers combine for a very special concert in St. Peter’s Church, Norton, on Saturday, July 6th., at 7.30 p.m. On the programme will be two well-loved works: Mozart’s ‘Spatzenmesse’ (Sparrow Mass), directed by SBS Musical Director Michael Wiles and John Rutter’s ‘Requiem’, directed by Chanticleer Musical Director Jane Sturmheit. The choirs will be accompanied by Geoffrey Coffin on the organ, and a small orchestra. Tickets will be available shortly from Chanticleer Ticket Secretary Sally Craggs (01653 691804) and Stamford Bridge Singers Ticket Secretary Rosemary Downey (01904 787181). Put the date in your diary, and look forward to a special evening! Ampleforth in Flower - the weekend of 29 and 30 June. The church will be decorated with flower arrangements donated by village businesses and organisations. St Benedict’s and St Hilda’s schools are taking part.There will be a cream tea during Saturday afternoon and a village ‘Songs of Praise’ on Sunday evening. Monies raised will be divided between St Hilda’s Church and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Cocks and Bulls: Paintings and Drawings by Tom Wood. Sunday 28 April – Sunday 9 June 2013 at Shandy Hall, Coxwold. To mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of Laurence Sterne (1713 – 1768), writer and vicar of Coxwold, North Yorkshire, the Laurence Sterne Trust have commissioned the renowned Yorkshire painter Tom Wood to produce a body of new work to celebrate the event. All works will be for sale. Open every day (except Saturday) 11.00 – 4.30pm. Shandy Hall, Coxwold, York YO61 4AD. 01347 868465 Ampleforth Pre-School Group. Meet every Tuesday during term time at Ampleforth Village Hall, 9.30 11.30am (drop in at any time). Come and encourage your child (0 to school age) to socialise with other children in a safe, fun environment. Parents/Carers get a chance to relax and meet other new parents. Entry £2.50 per family, drinks & snack provided. Contact Heather 01347 868306 Annual Kirkdale Lecture. St Gregory’s Minster, Kirkdale at 3pm on Saturday 4th May. Professor John Wolffe presents an account of 19th century developments in Church, Chapel and Meeting House in the Ryedale area. Free admission. April Crossword Solution Across: 1 Pickles, 5 Nostril, 9 Semibreve, 10 Totem, 11 Entrap, 12 Algerian, 14 Low-down, 15 Herd, 19 Loam, 20 Migrant, 24 Slovenia, 25 Donate, 27 Abide, 28 Therefore, 29 Rustler, 30 Rotated. Down: 1 Pasted, 2 Comets, 3 Labrador, 4 Shed, 5 Needlework, 6 Settee, 7 Retained, 8 Lemonade, 13 Administer, 16 Alistair, 17 Calories, 18 Insolent, 21 Reveal, 22 Ragout, 23 Legend, 26 Weir.

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Special opening offer Get 30% off high heels! Offer valid only with this leaflet being shown at time of purchase Limited period only

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Edition 81 May 2013