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Unbelievably, this is the 11th issue of Runcorn Local - I can’t believe how the time is flying. Many of our advertisers have been with us since the first issue but there are still some business categories that we haven’t filled. Do you know a tiler, a carpet cleaner or a plasterer who could do with a bit more work? Advertising starts from just £15 so there really is an option for all budgets. I hope you all have a fantastic month and I will see you again in the next issue. Jody

Deadline for next issue: Wednesday 24th February We now accept payment by card so advertising couldn’t be easier!

Runcorn Local • 6 Landscape Dene • Helsby • Frodsham • WA6 9LG This booklet has been compiled and published to aid local businesses, and to give the community of Runcorn contact with local trades people in their area. All information contained in this booklet is published in good faith and from the information supplied by the advertiser. Whilst reasonable care is taken to ensure the accuracy of information Hawk Publications Limited accept no responsibility for any inaccuracies or omissions. Neither do they endorse any companies or products in this booklet. Hawk Publications Limited is an independent organisation. This booklet and content remain the copyright of the publisher, and under no circumstances may be copied or reproduced in any format, without the prior consent of the publisher.

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Welcome to your February issue of Runcorn Local. As you already know, it’s Valentine’s Day on 14th of this month and many of our advertisers have fantastic ideas for presents or ways to celebrate either with jewellery, a beauty or hair treatment or even something more extravagent like a new bathroom or kitchen. Coincidentally, also on 14th February is the Chinese New Year. Check out the fantastic recipe for Chicken Chow Mein on page 18 to celebrate it authentically!

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Books... Best Music Biographies he Brit awards take place on the 16th of T the month, so we thought we’d celebrate by bringing you a selection of the best music biographies.

Margrave of the Marshes: His Autobiography by John Peel and Sheila Ravenscroft Despite John’s death in the midst of writing this autobiography, his beloved wife Sheila ‘Pig’ Ravenscroft completed the work – and although the second half has a slightly different tone, the book is a fantastic portrayal of a much-loved DJ. As the talent scout who helped the likes of T-rex, David Bowie and Pink Floyd find fame, here John Peel recounts a great many anecdotes from the front line of music at that time. Humorous, honest and completely self-deprecating, the story recreates John Peel’s character beautifully, and any reader will feel as if John were a personal friend. Barefaced Lies and BoogieWoogie Boasts by Jools Holland As a band leader, pianist and presenter, Jools Holland’s passion is music and his life story reflects just that. Full of anecdotes and humorous tales from behind the scenes, this book documents Jools’ childhood and early days as a member of Squeeze, through to his success as a presenter of his much-loved music show. Refreshingly uplifting, there’s no ‘woe is me’ aspect to this story, instead portraying a man who loves what he does with a passion. Eric Clapton: the Autobiography This unsparing story of Eric Clapton’s journey is almost confessional in style, as he recounts the trials of his life with brutal honesty, often painting himself in a very unflattering light. Speaking candidly

about his affair with George Harrison’s wife and relationships with other women, Clapton depicts his life as a rollercoaster, from the devastating loss of his young son to his outstanding success as a musician. This book covers the lot, providing an insightful and fascinating story of a music legend. Johnny Cash: The Life of an American Icon by Stephen Miller A magnificent portrayal of the great ‘man in black’, the king of country rock. Telling the story of Johnny’s journey from the studios of Sun Records, alongside the likes of Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis, through the drug addiction which almost killed him and exploring a turbulent personal life, all the while focusing on the carving of an incredible musical career. Extremely thorough, detailed and well-researched, this book delves head-first into the life of this American Icon. I am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne This much-anticipated book tells the story of John Osbourne, ‘the Prince of Darkness’. An extremely entertaining read, the story tells how Ozzy survived a direct hit with a plane, suicidal overdoses of drugs and drink and an attempted murder charge – only for it all to nearly come to a close by ‘riding over a bump on a quad bike at 2mph’. Now with a large family that’s rich in character and having had a hugely successful career in music, Ozzy’s book is both frank and incredibly insightful.

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February’s Recipe Celebrate the Chinese New Year which lands on Valentine’s Day this year with a quick and easy stir-fry. The trick to a good stir-fry is to keep the food moving in the wok all the time and not to overcook the vegetables – they should still have a slight crunch to them. Serves 4 Ready in 25mins

Chicken Chow Mein 250g packet medium egg noodles 2 tsp sesame oil 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed 1 tsp finely grated root ginger 400g skinless chicken fillet, cut into thin strips 6 spring onions, trimmed and chopped 1 large red pepper, deseeded and sliced 100g baby corn, halved lengthways 100g sugar snap peas, halved lengthways 4 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp runny honey

1. Cook the egg noodles in a large pan of boiling water according to the packet instructions. Drain well and rinse under cold water. Set aside. 2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large wok or frying pan until very hot. Add the garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add the chicken strips and stir-fry over a high heat for 3-4 mins until browned all over. 3. Add the spring onions, pepper, baby corn and sugar snap peas to the pan and stir-fry for a further 2-3 mins. 4. Mix together the soy sauce, oyster sauce and honey and add to the pan with the noodles. Stir-fry for a further 2-3 mins until the noodles are piping hot. Serve immediately.

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ruled and died. Always a bustling town, it is Scotland’s newest city. The castle, perched high on the cliff top above the city, has been home to some of Scotland’s most famous, and infamous, figures. The infant son of Mary, Queen of Scots, was housed there when he was crowned in the Holy Rood Church as James the Sixth of Scotland, later to follow Elizabeth the First on the throne of England, uniting the two crowns. The church is one of only two surviving buildings in the United Kingdom where a coronation has taken place. Westminster Abbey is the other.

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From the castle ramparts, visitors can view seven battlefields, all of which played a significant part in Scotland’s history, such as Stirling Bridge (1297) and Bannockburn (1314). Below the castle, mediaeval buildings include churches, mansions and public houses. There are special walks designed to ensure visitors don’t miss any of the important sites. The Old Town Walk takes the same route as that covered by kings and commoners alike when moving from the town to the castle. This route was only changed in the 19th century when the city centre was developed. The Black Walk follows the town’s 16th century walls, with purple plaques giving details of the buildings of interest. Near to the castle is the Old Town Jail, which was once a Victorian reform prison - a place of misery, hardship and cruelty. This is now an interesting and not to be missed tourist attraction. Stirling is also home to many haunted buildings, most notably The Settle Inn, scene of ghostly manifestations. But with so many battles and murders taking place over the centuries, it’s not surprising that the ghosts walk - and you can walk with them on an eerie night tour designed to take in the

There is even a mystery walk, where amateur sleuths can solve a set of twenty clues on the Eye-Spy Stirling Trail. No visitor to Stirling can be unaware of the part that William Wallace played in the history of the Scottish nation. The National Wallace Monument was erected in his honour. The tower is 220ft high and, from the top of its 246 steps, views of the glorious Stirling countryside and beyond reward those who make the climb. Don’t miss the ruined Cambuskenneth Abbey situated nearby. This was where Robert the Bruce held his Parliament in 1326 and is the burial place of King James III. The vibrant city centre has quality shops, restaurants and a varied nightlife. But there is more to Stirling than the city itself. The surrounding scenery is astoundingly beautiful. Why not walk through woodland and along the river, taking in such sights as Stirling Old Bridge and the Beheading Stone? Contact the tourist office at: Tourist Information (Office & Administration) serving Stirling area, 41 Dumbarton Road, Stirling, Stirlingshire, FK8 2QQ Tel: 01786 475019

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Gardening... Barking Up The Right Tree ark does so much more than act as the B outer protective covering of a tree. Over the years it has been used to make canoes, paper and even clothes. Its uses range from medicinal to culinary.

Aspirin is a very common medicine but most people who have taken one will be unaware that the main component of the drug – salicylic acid – derives from the bark of poplar and willow trees. Furthermore quinine, a treatment for malaria and flavouring for tonic water, comes from the outer of the tropical cinchona tree, while research continues into the health benefits of many other tree barks. Cinnamon sticks are created from the peeled, rolled and dried bark stripped from the young twigs of the evergreen cinnamon tree. When you uncork a bottle of wine you are seeing another creative use for a tree’s coating. Cork comes from the cork oak tree which survives stripping as long as the bark is taken from the very surface. But in addition to their practical benefits, trees, plants and shrubs which have texture and colour to their surface bring aesthetic value to the landscape. While leaves and flowers fade and fall, bark remains all year long, and at this rather bleak time of year, can prove an extraordinary highlight to your garden. Many trees and shrubs have been cultivated for their attractive bark and some are suitable for even the smallest of gardens. Dogwood (Cornus) is a prime example that is small enough to fit into all gardens. Producing vividly coloured stems that brighten up the darkest of days with glowing reds, oranges and yellows, no garden should be without this stunning shrub. The brightest stems come from new growth so this plant needs to be pruned almost to ground level in March. Somewhat larger, is the willow (Salix) which is also extremely attractive and needs the same heavy pruning in early spring. When pruning these plants, you can take hardwood cuttings at the same time to increase your stock.

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only be planted where you have plenty of room. Most other birch trees (Betula) have handsome bark too, but again, many grow large so look out for slow-growing, smaller varieties. Some eucalyptus trees have a fine grained and decorative outer coating as do many maples, which have the added bonus of producing incredible autumn leaf colour. A particularly fine Acer is the Snake-Bark Maple (Acer capillipes), which has dramatic patterns of white vertical lines over a dark reddish green background. As well as colourful bark, many trees produce intriguing textures and other interesting effects such as peeling. One of the most eye-catching of these is the Tibetan Cherry (Prunus serrula) which has the most amazing bright mahogany coloured bark that looks as if it’s been highly polished. As the tree ages, the bark peels away in strips revealing yet more of this magnificent colour. Position these decorative trees and shrubs in a sunny spot if possible, so the rare, weak rays of winter sun can catch them and light them up, displaying their full magnificence. In the depths of winter, coloured and textured tree trunks or shrub stems brighten the gloom and are an important aspect of the structural planting of your garden. Although our British climate isn’t able to supply you with cinnamon or quinine, many other highly ornamental and decorative trees and shrubs add plenty of fascination to your garden. It’s easy to overlook the benefits of bark. © 2009 Rose Henfrey

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Children’s Dancing Ladies Aquacise Jiu Jitsui Weightwatchers

Thursday 7.30pm-8.30pm Line Dancing Beginner Level 8.30pm-10.30pm Line Dancing Intermediate to Advanced Level Friday Saturday Sunday 9pm onwards

Cash Prize Quiz Various Artists - Lounge Bar Quiz & Bingo

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