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Dear Readers Welcome to the

Inside this month’s issue

February issue of In and Around Iver Well, having got Blue Monday out of the way last month, which I’m glad to say didn’t manage to affect my good mood that day, my happy demeanour continues as we get closer to my beloved Springtime and warmer weather. In fact, I caught myself on google hunting for flip flops the other day and had to swiftly reign myself in, given socks and central heating aren’t going anywhere just yet! It may still be Winter, but February does have its merits. Valentines Day is always a good excuse for a few vinos and a slap up meal and Tuesday 25th will be time to get the batter mix going and see how many pancakes I can stick to the ceiling this year. Sadly, I’ve finally exhausted the surplus of mince pies from Christmas, so pancake day is yet another excuse to push the notion of starting a diet forward til next month. Meanwhile, back in the office, this month has been busy and any energy reserves made over the xmas break have swiftly been used up. Is it too early to be thinking about holidays? Better still, retirement? Oh well! With neither of those being imminent, We’d better crack on with the next issue. Onwards and Upwards! Until next month .Angela & Sammy

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Snoring: it’s no laughing matter

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Valentine’s Day

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Beauty: Winter Saviours

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Coffee Break Puzzles

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The Ivers Parish Council Updates

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Karen Munro: Careers

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Iver Heath Residents Association

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Recipe: Cheesy Vegetable Gratin

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Citizens Advice Bureau

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Choosing a small family pet

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Planning to retire? Checklist of essentials

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B&M Care Homes

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Iver Village Junior School Update

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Parenting: Family Games Night

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Motoring: Installing electric charging points

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Gardening: Perfect Potatoes

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Health Service or Half Service?

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Interiors: Back to Black Clubs, Groups & Classes

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Richings Park Residents Association

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Puzzle Solutions

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MARCH COPY DEADLINE 18TH FEB We are grateful for the support of local businesses whose adverts appear in this publication and whilst every care is taken to ensure accuracy, the publishers cannot accept responsibility for any errors, omissions, claims made by advertisers or endorse companies, products or services. This publication, its contents and advert designs are © of In and Around Publishing. Any copying or reproduction in part or fully, is strictly forbidden without our prior consent.


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Dear Residents, Parish Council elections on Thursday 7th May 2020! • Be a UK or Commonwealth citizen; or be a citizen The Ivers Parish Council is the first tier of local of the Republic of Ireland; or be a citizen of angovernment closest to the community. With South other Member State of the European Union Bucks District Council making way for the new • Be at least 18 years old unitary Buckinghamshire Authority now more than • Be an elector of the Ivers Parish Council; or in the ever is the time for residents to come forward and past 12 months occupied land or other premises stand for election. in the area we serve (as owner or tenant); or work in the area (as your principal or only place of So, what does your Local Council do? work); or live within three miles of the Ivers Parish Council boundary. The Ivers Parish Council has an overall responsibility for the wellbeing of your local community. Our MAKE A CHANGE BECOME A LOCAL work falls into three main categories:

COUNCILLOR

• Delivering services

If you are interested contact Mike Kennedy, Interim Clerk on 01753 655331 or email clerk@iverparishcouncil.gov.uk

• Improving quality of life for residents • Giving communities a democratic voice

MP Surgery at The Ivers Community Hub

What does it take to become a Parish Councillor? As a local councillor you can become a voice for our community and make a real change. Councillors are community leaders and represent the interests of the communities they serve. Local councillors have three main responsibilities: • Decision-making • Monitoring • Getting involved locally

We welcome Joy Morrissey as our new Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield and look forward to working with Joy in the best interests of The Ivers. Joy will be running monthly surgeries for residents on the second Friday of each month from 4pm – 6pm commencing from February. Further details may be found on our website www.iverparishcouncil.gov.uk and on Facebook as it is made available.

How do I get elected? To stand for election you must:

FORTHCOMING MEETINGS

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Tuesday

4 February 20

18.00

Parish Council Offices

Planning Committee

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5 February 20

19.30

Parish Council Offices

Policy & Finance

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12 February 20

19.30

Parish Council Offices

Highways & Infrastructure

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2 March 20

19.00 20.00

Iver Village Hall

Full Council followed by Annual Mtg of Electorate


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B&M Care: A New Vision for Person-Centred Dementia Care works within a framework that combines theory and practice to instil an innovative model of care where feelings, enablement, and the essence of ‘connectedness’ are at the forefront of its vision.

The past decade has seen the term ‘person-centred care’ exert considerable influence on the policy, practice and academic literatures within the care sector, so much so that this dementia ‘watchword’ has reflected an emergence of new approaches to delivering highly individualised care.

Developed by B&M Care Dementia Specialist Caroline Inch (BSc (Hons) Dementia Studies) alongside Training Manager Elaine Thorpe, the programme has been delivered to each B&M Care Home, including White Plains on Ti l ehous e Lane, Denh a m (pictured). Upon completion, each member of B&M Care staff can now better facilitate and sustain positive change within a home’s dementia environment – a strategy that compliments the company’s ongoing commitment to delivering the highest quality of dementia care.

autonomy when making day-today decisions. “We learn and evolve by what we do, and with this innovative dementia-specific change programme, B&M Care will sustain its position as a front runner within the field of specialist dementia care,” commented Caroline Inch.

The programme derives its name from the rose in the B&M Care logo: an emblematic reference that compares the vast number of rose species with the 200 types The benefits of the programme of dementia that have currently allows the likes of White Plains to been diagnosed. create a more enabling environment that is specific to an individFor more information about ual and their care needs; to creWhite Plains Care Home or ate a network of social relationIn attempt to further define the B&M Care’s ‘Rose Model of complexities of the above con- ships that celebrates the uniqueDementia Care’ programme, cept, dementia care specialist ness of a person living with a please visit B&M Care has launched its dementia; and to subscribe to an ethos that recognises the impor‘Rose Model of Dementia Care’: www.bmcare.co.uk a studies-based programme that tance of giving an individual 36


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richingspark.com Contact : chairman@richingspark.com Tel: 654010 Sally Munn

Station Car Park and Parking Restrictions

The expected completion date for the station car park has now slipped again towards the end of this year. In recognition of the frustration this causes to residents and business owners a meeting of everyone involved was held in January to devise an alternative, albeit temporary, alleviation of the problem of commuter parking. By the time you read this, a temporary parking ban should be in place along parts of Bathurst Walk and also on some particularly dangerous cross-road corners. This will be reviewed as matters progress.

Heathrow

We have now made a formal request to Heathrow to be included in their property compensation scheme. Our reasoning for this is that they have announced that Stanwell Moor is being included which experiences similar disturbance to ourselves. We have copied our new MP. Jo Morrissey, in with this and are awaiting Heathrow’s response.

Iver Station

The operators of the station, MTR, have indicated that they wish to include community features at the station. One idea being mooted is to have a bookshelf of donated books for people to take on their journeys. We are liaising with Iver Community Libraries to help with this.

CCTV Project

At the moment this is currently being run almost single-handedly. Since its inception 8 requests for data have been received from the police in connection with local crimes and 5 responses have resulted in useful intelligence being given. We desperately need more volunteers to come forward

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who could handle the odd request as they come in. If you may be interested in lending a hand from time to time, then please use the feedback form on our website. We will then arrange to contact you and let you know more about what is involved.

Syke Ings

A warm welcome to Stafford Salt who has volunteered to take on the role of road warden for Syke Ings.

Bathurst Walk East/ Bathurst Close

We need a volunteer to take on the role of road warden. Please contact us to discuss what is involved.

Annual General Meeting

This has now been scheduled for Tuesday April 18 at the Sports Club at 7:30pm.

Subscriptions

As well as accepting cash or cheques as before, our website also allows for on-line subscription payments. Our current financial year ends on March 31st, 2020.

Residents Garden and Shopping Precinct

If you would like to support the upkeep of the Residents Garden and the planter tubs by the shops, you can buy a lottery ticket from the South Bucks and Chilterns Lottery. This means that if you buy a lottery ticket from their website and nominate us as your chosen cause then we receive 50p per ticket which we are putting towards the cost of upkeep for the garden. Tickets can only be purchased on-line at www.chilternsouthbuckslottery.co.uk


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