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Formerly The Edenbridge Directory

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Contents 8

Sudoku

28

Our Community Warden

12

Editor’s Note

30

Eden Valley Loyalty Card

20

Feature: Forge Singers

31

Sudoku Solution

22

What’s On in January

33-34

Prize Crossword

24

What’s On in February

36

Useful Numbers

26-27

Clubs & Organisations

38

Index of Advertisers

Look out for News from the Community articles throughout the magazine p12

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Get in touch The Editor: Laura Burton-Lawrence 01732 864 878 info@edenbridge-magazine.co.uk The Edenbridge Magazine is an independent publication produced by Laura Burton-Lawrence.

March/April 2018 copy deadline: Friday 2nd February 2018 Printed by: Warwick Printing Company Ltd Distributed by: Royal Mail throughout the TN8 area

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@edenbridgemagazine @lburtonlawrence /in/lauraburtonlawrence The Edenbridge Magazine cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions or endorse companies, products or services that appear in this magazine. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the prior permission of The Editor.

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Andrew Hudson

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• Sports and deep tissue massage • Injury/area specific massage • Post operative joint rehabilitation • Therapeutic and relaxing massage treatments also available Flexible appointment times

Call Andrew on 07850 716 584 BASED IN EDENBRIDGE

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Sudoku

How to Play - Fill the grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9, with no repetition! You solve the puzzle with reasoning and logic there’s no maths involved and no adding up. GOOD LUCK! Turn to page 31 for solution

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Note from the Editor... Dear Neighbours, Happy New Year! I hope you’ve managed to enjoy the festive season as much as possible and are now looking forward to what 2018 has in store. I’m always planning my year ahead over the Christmas period and setting myself goals. I also enjoy looking back at the highlights from the previous year and the most memorable one for me was when I was nominated as the media spokesperson for the Edenbridge Bonfire Society. It was certainly a new experience to be speaking in front of the TV cameras (I’m used to radio as I have my own weekly show) and it did take some getting used to but by the end I really was enjoying myself. I certainly hope I get the opportunity again this year. Well done to everyone involved in the 2017 Bonfire event - the fireworks were impressive and the parade a joy to watch. If you missed it then the whole parade and fireworks display were filmed live and can be viewed on the Edenbridge Bonfire Society’s Facebook Page. In November I had the pleasure of joining EdenARA (Edenbridge Active Retirement Association) for their 10th Anniversary celebrations at the WI Hall. As the magazine has been running for so many years I remember including a piece on the launch of the group 10 years ago. Pictured left is the founder of EdenARA, Peter Nichols, with chairperson, Stephanie King. There are currently 140 members who meet monthly, with around 100 members at each meeting. If you would be interested in joining the group you can contact Stephanie on 01732 864 487. Don’t forget, if you have any messages to the community or events that you would like included in future issues of this magazine, just email them to info@edenbridge-magazine.co.uk and I will include them. It’s free for all not-for-profit groups to have their information included here. As always, please do mention ‘The Edenbridge Magazine’ if you are responding to anything you’ve seen in this publication as it helps to secure it’s future and I hope you enjoy this issue as much as I have putting it together. Until next time... Laura Burton-Lawrence | Editor - The Edenbridge Magazine info@edenbridge-magazine.co.uk | 01732 864 878 www.edenbridge-magazine.co.uk - PO Box 142, Edenbridge TN8 9AQ Twitter: @lburtonlawrence | Facebook: @edenbridgemagazine

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Clare Oldfield NATWEST'S LOCAL COMMUNITY BANKER for Edenbridge

Call Clare on 07711 762 265, email her at clare.oldfield@natwest.com or follow her on Twitter @clare_oldfield. Chris Lyle Business Growth Enabler 07788 347 095

Following the closure of NatWest's branch in Edenbridge, Clare Oldfield has become our local Community Banker in the area. This is a new and unique role which she relishes. "As part of my role I am keen to hold regular local events to help members of the community be financially fit, help find alternative ways to Bank in the digital world and protect themselves against Scammers. I can also support young people learn about finances through our MoneySense Programme and visit customers at home where there is a real need." Clare runs a drop in session at The BRIDGES Centre on alternate Thursdays between 10am and midday. The next sessions are on the 4th and 18th January 2018. Why not call in and see how she can help? She is available on other days by request. Chris Lyle is NatWest's local Business Growth Enabler. Her role is to assist our business community, hosting and participating in local events, discussing any growth/funding requirements and other ways that NatWest could help. She can then signpost you to the most appropriate colleague to help your business. She can be contacted on 07788 347 095 or by email at christine.lyle@natwest.com.

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New members always welcome. Pick up an application form from a member of Bar staff or Committee Member. Annual membership £15.00 Senior Citizens £8.00 Visit our NEW website: www.edenbridgeclub.co.uk

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Don’t forget to bring your club membership cards. All guests MUST be signed in and leave at the same time as members. Doorman present on certain nights.

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Call your local veg lady Sally on 01892 576 991 riverford.co.uk

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Panto-time with Forge Singers Amatuer Dramatics

Once Christmas and New Year are over, January can seem such a quiet month... unless of course you are part of the Forge Singers Amateur Dramatics then you will be busy rehearsing for the annual pantomime which this year is Jack and the Beanstalk. The Forge Singers have been entertaining local residents for over 6o years and have previously performed for Winston Churchill and Lord Astor. The group have been rehearsing in earnest since September to ensure that everything will be alright on the night. I was fortunate to join them for one of their rehearsals before Christmas to get a flavour of what the audience can expect from this year.

Jack and the Beanstalk, which is taking place at the beginning of February, is being directed by Tracey Newbury and Di Kingham and is certainly going to provide more laughs, plenty of audience participation (it is panto after all) and more merriment than you can shake a stick at. One of the major elements in progress was the costume design and Di was busy rushing around after cast members to get measurements. There is still plenty to do but, as always, I know it will all come together on opening night as it always does every year. With only three evenings of performances and a matinee you’d be wise to purchase your ticket in advance to ensure a seat at the WI Hall - I already have mine so I might see you there!

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Forge Singers Amateur Dramatics Present

Written by Peter Long & Keith Rawnsley

1st - 3rd February 2018

WI Hall, Edenbridge Curtain up 7.30pm, Matinee 2.30pm Adult £9.00 / Child £7.00 Family Ticket £28.00 (2 Adult/2 Child) Tickets available 1st December 2017 From Eden Lettings & Sales, 8 High St Telephone Bookings: 07968 021639

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What’s On in January Monday 8th & 22nd January Craft Circle - 1.30-3.30pm, BRIDGES, High Street. Informal craft group. Bring your own project. Tuesday 9 January - Eden Valley Chamber of Commerce 6.30pm, Airborn, Enterprise Way. th

Wednesday 10th January Creative Café - 2-3.45pm, BRIDGES, High Street, Edenbridge. Drop-in session exploring different types of creative media. £5 admission. Friday 12th January - EdenARA: - Edenbridge W.I. Hall, 2.004.30pm. AGM and speaker Prudence Anderton - “My £3.00 Husband”.

Saturday 20th January - Country Market - 10am12noon, BRIDGES, High Street, Edenbridge.

Monday 29th January - Hi Kent Hearing Aid clinic - 1011.30am, BRIDGES, High Street Edenbridge.

Saturday 20th January - The BRIDGES Centre Annual Quiz Night - 7pm, The Eden Centre, Four Elms Road. £12pp which includes a special Ploughman’s Supper. Bring your own drinks and glasses. Tickets available from BRIDGES and LeGrys. Get your teams together and enjoy a fun evening.

Tuesday 30th January Edenbridge U3A: “History of Horse Drawn Carriages” with Antonia Gallop - 2-4pm, Crockham Hill Village Hall. A warm welcome for all retired people.

Friday 26th January - Forgetme-not Café - 10.30am-12noon, The Eden Centre, Four Elms Road. For those experiencing memory or cognitive issues and their family and carers. www. forgetmenotcafe.org.uk

Wednesday 31st January “Artists of the First World War” - talk by Art Historian Martin Heard - 2pm, Eden Valley Museum, 72 High Street, TN8 5AR. Followed by a private tour of the museum. Tickets on sale from LeGrys, 90 High Street, Edenbridge. EVMT Members £5.00 / Non-Members £6.00.

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What’s On in February Thursday 1st February - Eden Valley Museum Reopens for the season! Thursday 1st February - Carers First: support for local carers - 12.30-2pm, BRIDGES, High Street, Edenbridge. Thursday 1st - 3rd February - Forge Singers Amateur Dramatics Present ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ - 7.30pm (Matinee 2.30pm), WI Hall, Edenbridge. Tickets £9.00 Adults, £7.00 Children, Family ticket £28.00 (2 adults/2 children) from Eden Lettings & Sales, 8 High Street, Edenbridge or telephone 07968 021 639. www.forgesingers. co.uk or see pages 20-21. Tuesday 6th February - Folk Music - 12-2pm, BRIDGES Centre, High Street.

Tuesday 6th February - Eden Valley Chamber of Commerce: Christmas Members Meeting. 6.30pm, Alexir, Enterprise Way. Visit www.edenvalleychamber. org.uk for further information. Friday 9th February - EdenARA: - Edenbridge W.I. Hall, 2.004.30pm. Speaker Jane Ramsey - “The Duchess of Windsor’s Wardrobe”. New members welcome. Monday 12th & 26th February - Craft Circle - 1.30-3.30pm, BRIDGES, High Street, Edenbridge. Informal craft group. Bring your own craft project. Wednesday 14th February - Creative Café - 2-3.45pm, BRIDGES, High Street, Edenbridge. Drop-in session exploring different types of

creative media. £5 admission. Saturday 17th February Country Market - 10am-12noon, BRIDGES, High Street. Friday 23rd February - Forgetme-not Café - 10.30am-12noon, The Eden Centre, Four Elms Road. For those experiencing memory or cognitive issues and their family and carers. www. forgetmenotcafe.org.uk Monday 26th February - Hi Kent Hearing Aid clinic - 1011.30am, BRIDGES, High Street Edenbridge. Tuesday 27th February Edenbridge U3A: “A Kick up the Sixties” with Alan Haines - 2-4pm, Crockham Hill Village Hall. A warm welcome for all retired people. Call 01732 862 999 for more information.

News from the Community Edenbridge U3A Membership 2018 From 1st January to the end of June membership is only £10 single or £15 per couple giving access to over 40 groups enjoying regular activities. Visit edenbridgeu3a.blogspot.co.uk or call 01732 862 999 for further information.

To submit any stories or messages for your charity or organisation for these pages, simply email details to: info@edenbridge-magazine.co.uk News from the Community is sponsored by: www.edenbridgetown.com

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Odd job / handyman Indoors:

Outside:

Painting

Fencing

Curtain rails/blinds Pruning Picture hanging

Decking cleaning

Flat pack assembly Weeding/planting Carpentry

Mowing

All general maintenance jobs undertaken. Call Peter to arrange for a quotation or a visit on 07971 658 994

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Clubs and Organisations Amateur Dramatics, Music & Dance A Cappella - 01732 503606 - jacky.hintze@outlook.com Edenbridge Bellringers - 01732 860234 - rjdyson@tiscali.co.uk Edenbridge Music & Arts Trust - 01732 862418 Edenbridge Parish Church Handbell Ringers - 01732 862844 Edenbridge Players - 07749 932 269 - edenbridgeplayers.co.uk Edenbridge Town Band - 07766 391766 Folk Song & Music - 01732 864487 Forge Singers - 01732 868327 Informal Folk Music - 01892 740407 Marlings Morris - 01883 712224 - marlingsmorris.co.uk Sequence Dancing Club - 01732 700533 Songsters - 01732 503606 - jacky.hintze@outlook.com

Facilities for Hire Bridges Centre - hello@bridgescentre.org Cowden Memorial Hall - 01342 850532 - cowdenhall@moonboom.com Crockham Hill Village Hall - 01732 866408 - clive.folkard1@btinternet.com Edenbridge WI Hall - 01732 865368 Rickards Hall (behind museum) - 01732 865368 Royal British Legion - 01732 863628 The Eden Centre - 03000 414010 The Pavillion (Lingfield Rd) - 01732 862761

Hobbies & Interests Cowden & District Horticultural Soc. - 01342 850174 Edenbridge & District Astronomers - edenbridgeastro.org.uk Edenbridge & District Twinning Association - 01342 850249 - www.edta.org.uk Edenbridge Allotment Gardens - 01732 865007 EdenARA monthly Ramble & Lunch - 01732 864487 Edenbridge Cacti & Succulent Society - 01732 866295

Edenbridge Fuchsia & Pelargonium Society - 01732 700209 Edenbridge Historical Society - 01732 865634 Edenbridge Strollers - 01732 864762 - edenbridgestrollers.org.uk Eden Quilters - 01732 700559 Eden Valley Artists - 01732 864203 - edenvalleyartists.com Painting for Pleasure Art Club - 01732 867280

Organisations & Societies Crockham Hill WI - 01732 862604 Edenbridge & District Ladies Probus Club - pamela.gilchriest@btopenworld.com Edenbridge & District Probus Club - 01732 862448 Edenbridge & District Rail Travellers Association - 01732 862604 Edenbridge & Westerham Rotary Club - 07795 447758 Edenbridge Active Retirement Association (EdenARA) - 01732 864487 Edenbridge Bonfire Society - 01732 863120 - edenbridgebonfire.co.uk Edenbridge Branch RNLI - 01732 863826 Edenbridge Community First Responders - 07551 954571 - edenbridgecfr@outlook.com Edenbridge Freemasons - 01892 822910 Edenbridge Hospital League of Friends - 01732 860148 - ehlof.org.uk Edenbridge U3A - 01732 862999 Edenbridge (Afternoon) WI - 01732 667926 Edenbridge (Evening) WI - 01732 863022 Eden Valley Chamber of Commerce - 01732 667250 Eden Valley Museum Trust - 01732 868102 - evmt.org.uk Royal British Legion Club - 01732 863628 - 01732 868164 (womens) RNLI Edenbridge - 01732 700310 Sevenoaks District Seniors Action Forum (SDSAF) 01322 664754 - sdsaf@7oaks.net - www.sdsaf.org Stangrove Community - 01732 862 300 / Facebook

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Sustainable Edenbridge - sustainable.edenbridge@gmail.com Volunteer Centre - 01732 454785 - imago.community

Parents & Toddlers National Childbirth Trust Sevenoaks & Tonbridge - 01732 300507 Sparkling Fishes at The Eden Church - 07799 130557 - edenchurch.edenkent.org

Social Groups & Clubs Astor Senior Citizens Club - 01732 863764 Edenbridge Friendz - 01732 864291 Edenbridge Club (The) - 01732 863495

Westerham Cycling Club - 07808 141114 - westerhamcyclingclub.co.uk

Support Age UK- 03000 422882 Al-Anon Family Groups - 01342 870664 - al-anonuk.org.uk Alcoholics Anonymous - 0800 9177650 - alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk Edenbridge Voluntary Transport Service - 01732 865353 Family Action Building Bridges - 01732 860560 Headway (Brain Injuries) - 01892 619001 - headway.org.uk MIND Day Services - 01732 743902 - westkentmind.org.uk

Sports & Games

Young People

Bingo Club (over 18s only) - 01732 863628 Cowden Indoor Bowls Club - 01342 850894 Crockham Hill Tennis Club - 01732 866288 Edenbridge & District Rifle Club - 01342 870660 EdenARA Short Mat Bowls - 01883 722064 Edenbridge Chess Club - 01732 864762 Edenbridge Cricket Club - 07973 728593 (juniors) - 07740 075540 (seniors) - edenbridge.hitscricket.co.uk Edenbridge Hockey Club - 01732 505616 Edenbridge Judo Club (5yrs+) - 01342 311011 Edenbridge Mens RFC - blair.clubley@gmail.com Edenbridge Minis RFC - garethdroberts@btinternet.com Edenbridge Piranhas Swimming Club - 01732 864544 - edenbridge-piranhas.org.uk Edenbridge Spitfires FC (6-13yrs) - 01732 866545 - edenbridgespitfires.co.uk Eden Divers - 07738 006051 - eden-divers.com Four Elms Cricket Club - 01732 867636 (seniors) Hurst Green Tennis Club - 01883 714324 - hurstgreentc@gmail.com Lingfield St Piers Badminton - 01732 862035 Marlpit Hill Snooker Club - 07977 565208 Nomads Football Club - 07979 508745 Oxted Cycling Club - 07970 507657 - oxtedcc.org

Brownies - Terri 01732 862198 - meadhouse@hotmail.co.uk

• SCOUTS IN EDENBRIDGE • Beaver Colony (6-8 yrs) - fictionmoon@gmail.com Cub Pack (8-11 yrs) - juliemmadden@hotmail.com Scouts (10-14 yrs) - 01732 862587 - scouts@1stedenbridgescouts.org.uk Beaufighters Explorer Unit (14-18 yrs) - beaufighters@sevenoaks-explorers.org.uk

• YOUTH SERVICES • ECTreme Youth Club - 07738 232296 - ect.youthworker@gmail.com Edenbridge Youth Forum - 07786 624943 Reachout Youth - 01892 539422- www.twmhr.org.uk

If your club or organisation is listed here and the details are out of date, please email amendments to: info@edenbridge-magazine.co.uk

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Our Community Warden during the last and previous Autumns with bulb donations made by local residents and businesses. The Warden also co-ordinates the team of volunteer litter-pickers which augments routine street cleaning, and also the Speedwatch volunteers monitoring driving behaviour. More people are needed to train and join the latter scheme, to work in teams of three collecting speed readings which are submitted to the Police data-base. From that information relevant action will be taken by the Police. Anyone interested in joining this scheme can call Rose on 07920 099 235.

Helping to make Edenbridge an even better place to live is the role of the town’s Community Warden, currently filled by Rose Briggs. Since the role was created in 2002, it has evolved into something unique serving the specific needs of this community. Although the Warden has no legal powers, their activities range from arranging graffiti removal and removal of fly-tipping and abandoned vehicles, to liaison with the police, local councils, and housing associations. The Warden is also able to provide home security advice, especially for vulnerable residents, and also works closely with dog-owners to combat dog-fouling in the area. In order to maintain a pleasant enviroment for everyone, the Warden is able to respond swiftly to matters arising. Rose has also organised and co-ordinated the planting of roadside bulbs

The Edenbridge role is not the same as the KCC Community Wardens (which do not cover the town), neither is it the same as the PCSOs. The Warden is supported by a Partnership of organisations which contribute voluntarily to a “jig-saw” of funding and the role makes a link between a network of organisations working for local people. With a visible presence around the town the Warden provides a friendly contact point to exchange pieces of information which can be so useful – in both directions. Rose was ‘Highly Commended’ in the Community Safety category at last year’s Sevenoaks Community & Voluntary Awards and also gained a Certificate of Achievement in the Individual Community Champion category for the work she has done already in her time as our town’s Community Warden. If you’d like to get in touch with Rose you can do so via Edenbridge Town Council on 01732 865 368.

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Eden Valley Loyalty Card Scheme

All our participating businesses are very happy to stamp your cards but don’t forget to ask for a stamp if you’re not offered one. Draws for the previous month are done at the monthly Eden Valley Chamber of Commerce members meetings. The latest winner: Charlie Hicks was the last winner to be presented with £50.00 of vouchers to spend at any participating retailer (and also a huge fan of this magazine). Vivienne Walters of Halo Hair Design presented Charlie with her vouchers which she can’t wait to spend.

£50 worth of vouchers to be won each month!

Next time it could be you! How it works - Simply pick up a FREE Loyalty Card from any of the participating businesses and start collecting stamps. For every £10 spent you will receive a stamp, maximum 3 cards for any transaction. Each card takes 6 stamps, once full add your details and deposit in one of the collection boxes (locations below). Your card will then be entered into a draw for that month with one lucky winner getting £50 of vouchers to spend in any of the participating businesses. Participating retailers are:

Acupuncture in Eden

Options Beauty Salon

Day Lewis Opticians

Bradfords

Options Hair Salon

Purple House Mortgages

DJ Framing (Framing by David)

The Minstrel

The Swan

Fiona Dashwood Couture

T Allman Butchers

Kent & Surrey Golf Club

The Foot Works

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News from the Community Bereavement Support for Young People Community Jigsaw (South East) supports bereaved children, young people and their families and also those affected by a family member having a terminal diagnosis in the local area. The death or serious illness of a family member can be devastating and bring many challenges into the life of a young person. Children need to be given age appropriate information and support so that they can understand what is happening within their family. Parents may need reassurance and support during such a difficult time.

They will have different responses to death and dying depending on their age and experience. The impact of bereavement can be devastating and have a major impact on children’s home life, school and friendships. It may also affect their health, behaviour and ability to cope in school. To find out more about how Jigsaw (South East) can help, contact: Telephone: 01342 313895 Email: info@jigsawsoutheast.org.uk Website: jigsawsoutheast.org.uk

It is important that children are allowed to grieve in their own way and in their own time.

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January/February 2018 Entry Form

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Please post your entry to: PO Box 142, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 9AQ

NAME: ................................................................... TEL: .................................................... ADDRESS: ........................................................................................................................... ................................................................................................................................................. Closing date for entries is Friday 2nd February 2018. Winner and crossword solution to be announced in the next issue of The Edenbridge Magazine. First correct entry drawn will win. Judges decision is final.

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November/December Crossword Winner Congratulations to Mary Jenner of Edenbridge who wins a bottle of bubbly courtesy of Hever Castle Golf Club. www.hevercastle.co.uk/golf

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Down

1 - Obvious (4-7)

2 - Surpasses (7)

9 - Show indifference with the shoulders (5)

3 - Handful (7)

10 - Crux of a matter (3)

5 - Principle laid down by an authority (5)

11 - Collection of ships (5) 12 - Item of value (5)

6 - Dressed to the ___ : elaborately clothed (5)

13 - Make more intense (8)

7 - Harsh (of a place) (11)

16 - Deriving ideas from a range of sources (8)

8 - Obstacle; barrier (11)

18 - Legally acceptable (5)

15 - Designer of trendy clothes (7)

21 - New ___ : Indian capital (5)

17 - Hot pepper (6)

22 - Annoy constantly (3)

19 - Reasoned judgement (5)

23 - Type of tooth (5)

20 - Evil spirit (5)

4 - Oral (6)

14 - Slender stemlike plant appendage (7)

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The Edenbridge Magazine • January/February 2018 Health Care

Chemists - Boots 01732 863 215 - Paydens 01732 863 211 Edenbridge Medical Practice - 01732 865 055 Edenbridge Hospital - 01732 862 137 Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (Pembury Hospital) - 01892 823 535 Hospice in the Weald - 01892 820 500 NHS Direct (free from landline/mobile) - 111

Support Alcoholics Anonymous - 08457 697 555 Citizens Advice Bureau - 03000 422 888 Childline - 0800 1111 Community Safety - 01732 227 000

CRIMESTOPPERS - 0800 555 111 Dog Control Service 01732 227 000 N.S.P.C.C. (help & advice) 0808 800 500 Police - Non-emergency - 101 R.S.P.C.A. (cruelty & advice) 0300 1234 999 Samaritans - 08457 90 90 90 Volunteer Transport Service 01732 865 353

Transport Bus enquiries -Traveline - 0871 200 22 33 -Southdown Buses - 01342 719 619 National Rail Enquiries - 03457 484 950 Airport - General Enquiries -Gatwick 0844 892 0322 -Heathrow 0844 335 1801

Local Services | Information Clean Kent - 0845 345 0210 Council Emergencies - 9am-5pm - 01732 227 000 - After 5pm - 01732 462 222 Edenbridge Children’s Centre - 01732 864 045 Edenbridge Leisure Centre - 01732 865 665 Edenbridge Town Council - 01732 865 368 Library (at the Eden Centre) - 03000 41 31 31 Post Office - 0845 722 3344 The Eden Centre (Four Elms Rd) - 03000 414 010 Volunteer Centre - 01732 454 785

Domestic Suppliers Electricity - 0800 783 8866 Gas, National Grid - 0800 111 999 Water - 01737 772 000

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Index of Advertisers Accountants

Fitness, Sports & Leisure

Picture Framing

WBD Accountants ...........................................5 Clare’s Pilates* .................................................9 Dee-Jay Picture Framing ...........................29 Yoga with Zoe ................................................19 Plumbing & Heating Advertising edenbridgetown.com ...............................24 Florists Colin Lutley .....................................................17 Piper's Florist ...................................................13 GLS Heating ....................................................13 Architectural Services Rainbow Heating & Plumbing .............10 Km Creations Ltd .......................................29 Food & Drink

Banking

Riverford Home Delivery ........................17 Plumbing Suppliers TrueBuild* ..........................................................36

NatWest ............................................................14 Garden & Outdoor Services All Seasons Landscaping Barbers & Design .......19 & 23 Ram’s Barbers .................................................31 Arbormedic Tree Services .......................11 Business Telecoms JK Comms Ltd .................................................7 Well Kempt Gardens ...................................10

Car Services/Dealers

Gifts

Accelerated Motor Repairs ....................2 Something Special .....................................23 Alfred Coker & Sons ..................................9 Graphic/Website Designers Sarah Medway ..............................................25 Carpenters/Joiners

Property Maintenance/ Improvements ADN Roofing .....................................................3 CK Handyman Services .......................8 Full Spec Construction .............................18 John Simmons .............................................16 Odd Job / Handyman (Peter) .....................25 RK Wimble & Sons .....................................29 SPS Roofing Contractors ..........................39 St Pierre Contractors ................................32 TN16 Handyman ..........................................35 TrueBuild ..........................................................7

Causeway Joinery ........................................31 Health & Beauty Copycats ...........................................................6 Appearances Aesthetics .......................37 Precision Joinery .........................................9 Eden Beauty Therapy .................................6 Options Beauty Salon ................................14 Social Clubs Children’s Activities Laser Light Superheroes Club .............23 The Foot Works ..............................................37 The Edenbridge Club ................................15

Computer Services

Home & Interiors

Storage

Calico Computers .........................................37 Just Shutters* ....................................................10 Easistore Self Storage .................................40 PS TECH ...............................................................1 Magnolias at home ..........................20 & 35 Taxis

Complementary/Holistic Therapies House Clearance

Relyon Cars ......................................................11 Body Mechanics ............................................6 Eden Valley Clearance ..............................8 Westerham Cars ............................................16

Domestic Services

Locksmiths

Double Glazing

Mortgages

Drain & Pipe Cleaning

Painting & Decorating

Tiling

Zero Dry Time ...............................................15 LockRite ............................................................19 TM Tiling ...........................................................11

Oxted Drain Services ..................................7 Ashley James Chase ......................................17 Caroline Mee ...................................................9 Dry Cleaners Paul Tapper .....................................................10 Eden Clean ......................................................25

Pest Control Electricians RW Lock Pest Control ...............................19 All Aspects Electrical Contractors ...11 SureKill .................................................................9

Entertainment & Events Pet Services Jack and the Beanstalk .......................21 Lucky Cat Sitters .............................................16 The Community Radio Show ..........31

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Venues

Edenbridge Window Systems ..............35 Purple House Mortgages .........................13 Hever Castle Golf Club ..............................22


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The Edenbridge Magazine - Issue 92 - January/February 2018  
The Edenbridge Magazine - Issue 92 - January/February 2018  

(Formerly The Edenbridge Directory) The independent community magazine and business directory for people living and working in and around th...

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