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Dear Readers Welcome to the

Inside this month’s issue

January issue of In and Around Iver And the start of a brand new year. As ever with the January issue, I’m writing this in December and a week before Christmas, so I have no idea what sort of Christmas it will be. However, I am feeling pretty smug at this point in time, as somehow I’ve managed to finish my present shopping and have pretty much wrapped it all up too. I’m not sure how I actually managed to do that in amongst working to a tight print deadline, but my shopping skills were clearly far more laser focused than usual and who knows, maybe my time management skills really have improved. Whilst January tends to be a rather cold and somewhat grey month generally, I always take comfort in the fact that within a couple of months Winter will be out of the way and Springtime returns. So this is the month that I sit down and mentally list any jobs and tasks that need to be done indoors and aim to have them out of the way before the better weather and longer days arrive. After all, who wants to be stuck indoors once the sun’s out? Meanwhile, I’ll make the most of the sofa surfing, finish off the remaining mince pies and Baileys, and start planning February’s calorie controlled diet. Until next month .Angela & Sammy

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The healthy way to do Veganuary

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Beauty Boosters

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Short Story: Chas and Dave

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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: Chilli & Lemon Seafood Spaghetti

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What should we make of Astrology?

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Citizens Advice Bureau

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How to keep your dog safe & warn this winter

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Five tasks for an organised financial life

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Funeral Costs: Does it pay to plan ahead?

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Iver Village Junior School Update

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Tech: Start a New Years revolution

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Motoring: Hybrids

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Gardening: High Rise Edibles

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A thrilling fall next Spring - Richings Players

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Interiors: Cosy up your home

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Clubs, Groups & Classes

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Richings Park Residents Association

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Puzzle Solutions

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FEB COPY DEADLINE 20TH JAN 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, I hope that you have had a wonderful festive break with friends and family members . This year has been a busy one with the completion of the longstanding car park project at Iver Recreation Ground, the installation of the new children’s playground at Richings Park, the continuation of the street lighting improvement programme and the community mural painting by the children of Iver Village School at Iver recreation Ground. Community events this year were held at Iver Heath (Sunday Funday), Richings Park Fireworks and culminated in the switch on of the Christmas Lights in Iver Village with Santa on his Sleigh. In the coming year the existing District and County councils will be replaced by the new Buckinghamshire Council with elections in May. We look forward to the opportunities this will present to us locally. We want to Iver Village Recreation Ground new mural hear what you think so please sign up to our mailing list on our website www.iverparishcouncil.gov.uk or via our Facebook page, come along to any of our committee meetings or join one of our working groups to help shape the future of your area. Don’t forget the annual meeting of all residents is on March 2nd at 8pm in Iver Village Hall where we will be outlining in more detail the activities of the parish council committee groups over the past year as well as hearing from our local groups and clubs and of course presenting the community awards to those unsung heroes that selflessly serve our community. On behalf of the Ivers Parish Council, I wish you all a very happy, health and prosperous New Year and look forward to welcoming you at our future meetings and community events. Councillor Dr Wendy Matthews The Iver Parish Council Christmas Tree displayed at The Christmas Tree Festival at St Peters Church, 6-8th December

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A thrilling fall next Spring and suspicion of the best British mysteries and will leave audiences on the edge of their seats. With various parts for men and women, the ReadThrough will take place on 17thJanuary at 7.30pm at Iver Village Hall with Auditions taking place on 24thJanuary and 28thJanuary, both at 7.30pm at Iver Village Hall. Rehearsals will start on the 31stJanuary. Please note, rehearsals will only be on Friday evenings until March and following that, rehearsals will take place on Tuesdays and Friday evenings. The production will be performed in Iver Village Hall from Wednesday 3rdto Saturday 6thJune 2020, by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. For more information please contact Liam on 07305 908672 or email at liamtebbit@gmail.com. Please keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds, as well as our website for all the It may seem like a long way away, but Iver’s latest news. award-winning amateur theatre society The Richings Players are thrilled to announce their next www.richingsplayers.co.uk production will be Emlyn Williams’ nail-biting “Night Must Fall” in June 2020! The mysterious thriller, set in the 1930s will be directed by Liam Tebbit, who makes his Richings Players directorial debut having previously directed for other local societies. Liam joined the Players in 2016 appearing in “Plaza Suite”, going on to appear in “The Wind in the Willows”, “Blue Stockings”, “Don’t Get Your Vicars In A Twist” and last seen as ‘Dr.Grimwig’ in “Oliver”. “I directed my first play in 2007 for The Raglan Players. That play was “Night Must Fall”. Thirteen years later, I have the honour of repeating that role with another RP; the brilliant Richings Players. This is a play that has captivated audiences for over 80 years and I can’t wait to bring it to Iver in June just don’t come alone.” When charming, smooth-talking Dan arrives unexpectedly at old Mrs Bramson’s remote woodland home he soon ingratiates his way into her life and that of her beautiful niece Olivia. But when a local woman goes missing and rumours in the press of a murder surface among the household, fingers begin to point. Has the past finally caught up with Dan and could he really be capable of murder? As the police close in, and with the press baying for blood, is anyone safe? This psychological thriller from master playwright Emlyn Williams has all the tension, atmosphere 50


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

Residents Garden and Shopping Precinct

The Heathrow Rangers are continuing with their work around the shops and the residents garden. You can usually spot them on a Monday with a distinctive branded white van. 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

Station Car Park and Parking Restrictions

The legal agreement between the car park operator and Bucks County Council does not allow for a full parking scheme to be implemented until the car park is ready to use. The scheduled date for completion of the car park has now moved to around May 2020. Discussions on phasing in some form of restrictions beforehand whilst not breaching this condition are now being planned.

the various Heathrow forums and press for compensation and mitigation for residents. Please continue to report any planes that you see flying overhead so that Heathrow know that there are people living here that are concerned. www.heathrow.com/noise/what-you-cando/make-a-complaint-about-noise A new bus service, the 459, has been introduced on a trial basis linking Heathrow, Colnbrook, Langley and Iver utilizing electric buses. The provisional timetable is posted on our website. For the first month or so trips will not be chargeable. We will be discussing fares, timetabling and bus stops with Heathrow at the aforementioned Liaison Group meeting. Meanwhile, if you have any suggestions in this regard, please use the feedback form on our website to let us know.

North Park

We now have a new road steward for North Park. Please welcome Nick Jones from number 11.

Maureen Worrall

It is with sadness that we report the death of Maureen Worrall on December 13. Maureen has been the vice-chair of the Residents Association for more Heathrow years than we can remember as well as being the The first meeting of the Iver and Richings Park road steward for Syke Ings. She will be sorely Liaison Group is now scheduled for January 20, 2020. This is a new initiative from Heathrow Airport missed. who are setting these groups up in the villages surrounding Heathrow that are going to be affected Subscriptions by their expansion plans. Results of this meeting As well as accepting cash or cheques as before, will appear on the association website. Obviously, our website also allows for on-line subscription our primary concern is with the proposed construc- payments. Our current financial year ends on March tion works outlined in the Heathrow Preferred Mas- 31st, 2020. ter Plan. We will continue to represent our area at

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