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ISSUE 40 June / July 2013

A Tindle publication

C o v e r i n g : B e a c o n H i l l , C h i d d i n g f o l d , C h u r t , Fe r n h u r s t , G r a y s h o t t , H i n d h e a d , L i p h o o k , M i l l a n d a n d M i l f o r d


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Connecting communities

Dates for the diary Whatever the time of year there is always plenty going on in Haslemere. The Food Festival in September, the Charter Fair in May, not to mention the countless Christmas celebrations in December! But, as we enter the summer season it’s all about the glamour with Goodwood and Cowdray. So to get you set and looking your best, our style feature is filled with fantastic outfits from Haslemere’s fashion elite and our Events page is filled with everything you need to know about these not to miss dates. Then to give you your culture fix, our Arts page has a run down of beautiful exhibitions and concerts coming up. We also couldn’t go without mentioning that important June event fast approaching, with our Father’s Day special. And of course we’ve got our regular What’s On page, packed with local activities and dates. The only problem you’ll have is fitting it all in!

Come & Have A CoffeeWithThe Kitchen Experts! Mark and Clare Johnson of Beau-Port Kitchens have decades of experience designing and installing a wide range of kitchens. Come and visit our 2000 sq ft showroom and ‘test drive’ some of our full scale kitchens, discover our new AGA kitchen, contemporary German and traditional British hand-made kitchens and interiors. “Mark listened to our vision and was so patient and meticulous in every detail, coming up with creative ideas and solutions.” Christine Boot

Alana Hebenton Editorial Manager Remember follow us @lifemags on Twitter for the latest Haslemere insights.


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Call Mark or Clare to book a consultation at our showroom in Bentworth, or for a home consultation.

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success, Apprentice candidate bounces from the boardroom to his burrito business, Haslemere puts their best foot forward at industry awards


3 Welcome 6 News Glorious Grayswood, History in Haslemere, Growing garden show at Loseley Park, Bolt of fundraising 8 Style The season of style 10 Health Motivation Station 16 Interiors Classic meets contemporary 20 Gardening Here comes the summer

Reach in excess of 60,000 readers in East Hampshire, South West Surrey and West Sussex by advertising ac ross both our titles

22 Father’s Day Confessions of the father 26 Events The hunt for summer fun 28 Food Gourmet gentlemen 30 Arts Animagination, Won’t rain on our parade, Sunshine and Shadows in Haslemere, August art attack, 10/10 exhibition in Haslemere 32 Profile Local film maker, Tom Van Den Broek

42 Grayshott news Cllr Ferris Cowper appointed leader of EHDC, Award winning band comes to Grayshott, Military extravaganza at Applegarth Farm, New plans to bring safer walking to Woolmer Hill 44 What’s On 45 Competition The Bridal Boutique 46 Directory Local contacts Advertising list Distribution points

34 Education The Alton Big Reunion, Guidance from Godalming College, Royal School leads the right way, An education in energy efficiency 36 Care Open house, Improved care for the vulnerable, An afternoon with Anthony Bygraves, New tide of training


40 Business news Rob Brydon and Haslemere Travel celebrate local young super stars, Turning shoes into

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Glorious Grayswood Following the highly successful open and all their work will be on sale. The grand gardens last year, the friends of all saints, finale will be a raffle of an original painting Grayswood are re staging Glorious by Ann Clement, Grayswood resident and Grayswood over the weekend of 21 Director of the art exhibition. 23 June. Centre stage will be a flower The festival will close with a traditional festival in their beautiful arts and crafts evensong in All Saints Church at 6.30pm. church, with displays created by the many organisations from the village. Music will Glorious Grayswood, 01428 643798 feature during the course of the weekend, with Ben Copeman playing the flute on Saturday afternoon. John Belcher, organist at St Peter and Paul Church, Godalming, will then give a recital on the Sunday afternoon. The village club will also host an exhibition packed full of art, textiles, photography and sculpture Grayswood open gardens 2012 from a variety of local artists

History in Haslemere Haslemere Educational Museum is creating a new exhibition and they need your help. Haslemere Educational Museum Education Officer, Kay Topping explains,

Rex Cinema, demolished 1986, image courtesy of Haslemere Educational Museum

“We want people to bring in photos, documents and memories to the Museum. These will form part of an exhibition at the end of the year. We are hoping to record people’s oral history, but obviously we need the people!” Those interested in getting involved in the HLF funded exhibition should contact collection manager, Kate Braun for donations of photos, objects etc and Kay for oral histories. There is no official deadline but for oral histories to be edited using the HLF funding they must be received by October.


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On 16 May 2011, Grayshott resident, Alex Bolt lost his brave battle against cancer aged just 16. Alex was diagnosed with a brain tumour in March 2010 and from the outset fought the disease with outstanding courage and determination. Alex’s battle inspired his family to set up the Alex Bolt Fund, part of The Brain Tumour Charity. The trust raises funds for the Alex Bolt Foundation Research Facility at UCL, which seeks to determine the cause of brain tumours to try to find an effective treatment. Working with Uniq Physique gym the charity have organised the ‘Bolt for Bolty’ trail race to raise funds and awareness for the Alex Bolt Fund. Taking place on 14 September at 11am, the race is intended to be both challenging and fun for the local community. Rachael Elliot Hughes at Uniq Physique explains, “The five mile route, which starts and finishes at the gym, is mainly off road and involves both hills and woodland to keep the runners motivated.” After the run there will be a BBQ for participants to enjoy with friends and family. Alex Bolt Fund, 07887 515 347

Haslemere Educational Museum, 01428 642112

Growing garden show at Loseley Park The Great Gardening Show of the past has been rejuvenated and recreated as The Garden Show at Loseley Park. With 18 years experience, The Garden Show is visiting Loseley and is set to take place in the showground right beside Loseley House and Gardens. With a vaste range of exhibitors in Marquees and Gardens to enhance the home and garden there is something for everyone. Popular and knowledgeable Plants Doctors Val and Steve Bradley will be on hand to solve any gardening conundrum and visitors will also be able to learn to cook what they have grown with Francoise Murat from Roots, Shoots and Leaves, extolling

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Alex Bolt

the benefits of home grown produce. And for those wanting to release their inner artist there will be the opportunity to learn creative metal forging with Lucille Scott from Little Duck Forge. The Show will be held in support of Shooting Star Chase a charity caring for families with a child or teenager with a lifelimiting condition. The Garden Show, 01243 538456

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The season of



Gracie by Anya HIndmarch, £995, Anya

Paule Ka dress, £555, Anya

From Goodwood to Cowdray, in the summer months there are countless events where you need to be dressed in your best. To ensure you’re winning the fashion race, here is a selection of beautiful pieces from Haslemere’s best boutiques

Bombshell dress by Katya Wildman, £230, Anya

Cowl-Neck Dress, £112, Hengelo

Bombshell dress by Katya Wildman, £245, Anya

Silk Scarf, £20,Black Leather Belt with Brass Stirup Fitting,£69, UberPolo

Anya, 01428 658255 Hengelo, 01428 644911

Seymour clutch by Anya Hindmarch £350, Anya

East, 01428 651927 Fat Face, 01428 658110 The Bridal Boutique Haslemere, 01428 288012 UberPolo, 01428 642671 Woodie and Morris, 01428 64400

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Navy and White Bombshell dress by Katya Wildman, £230, Anya

Hair accessory clip by Emmerling, £40, The Bridal Boutique

Watercolour Floral Silk Top,£85, East

Fresh water pearl necklace with Swarovski crystals, £99, The Bridal Boutique

Midi Voile Dress, £175, Hengelo Maxi Scallop Dress, £115, Hengelo

Out of Xile Cowl-Neck Dress,£112, Woodie & Morris Kayla Cross Strap Wedges, £50, Fat Face

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Well measured

Motivation station So it’s been over six months since you started (and failed) your New Year’s resolutions, bikini season is upon us and yet you still can’t find the will power to start that much needed health kick. Thankfully, the 1 July is National Motivation Day, so to celebrate we’ve been finding out about exercise inspiration and how to improve our get up and go Perfect planning

FitBiz Training, Personal Trainer, Heather Smith believes a key reason many people struggle with motivation is they don’t know what they want to achieve. Here she explains, “I firmly believe that if you know what you want AND why you want it everyone can keep their motivation to eat well and exercise all year round.” Heather


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recommends using an hour to write in excruciating detail what you want to achieve (“I want to lose 2” from my hips so my white shorts fit again” not “I want to lose weight”). Then explore your goal to discover why you want it. When you feel a bit uncomfortable, you’ve found your reason. Once you have done this you can make your plan. But remember set yourself up to succeed. It’s better to say you’ll do three workouts a week then overshoot and do four, than to say you’ll do four but only manage three. To ensure you stick to your new plan, Fitter by Far exercise expert, Andy Webb suggests using your phone or electronic diary to keep on schedule. “With a regular commitment you will definitely get more out of your exercise and see results.” Top tip: Plan a small treat or two each week – it allows you a sneaky glass of wine without feeling guilty.Then you can draw a line and move on.

Measuring how well you are doing and finding out exactly how your hard work is paying off is a fantastic way to keep you motivated. However, Personal Trainer, FrankieFit believes we shouldn’t always trust the scales. “Weighing scales are not entirely accurate or motivating as they don’t take into account water retention during the month, changes in muscle tone with muscle weighing more than fat... BUT measuring yourself with string around your chest, hips and waist is a great way to keep an eye accurately on your change in shape!” Top tip: Decide on a goal and then write it down. Evidence shows that you are far more likely to succeed if you do this.

Fun fitness

When it comes to exercise it is essential to do something you enjoy. Rachael at Uniq Physique explains, “You will not stick at something you loathe doing! If you really can’t stand the thought of exercise or diets, then why not enlist the help of a Personal Trainer - just to get you started. Once you start to see results, you will feel motivated to continue the journey alone.” FrankieFit also believes pleasure is crucial and suggests group classes as a way to have fun, make friends and improve your fitness. “We run ScrummyMummyFit for mums’ who want to bring their little one in a buggy, Bootcamps for Mums, Early Morning Circuits and a Family Fitness Fun Session on weekends for the whole family. These are all run in Haslemere and Grayswood in the great outdoors.” Top tip: Work with a buddy.Whether you want to join a gym, an exercise class, run, walk or just lose a few pounds, it is so much better to do it with a friend who can inspire and encourage you along the way.

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national smile month

Smile! If your teeth are a mess, your smile will be too, so the British Dental Health Foundation is running National Smile Month to encourage everyone, particularly parents and children, to think about their oral health. And the nation’s kids definitely need to improve their dental hygiene, as around eight or nine children in every UK primary school class will have already developed tooth decay. That’s approaching a quarter of a million children in each primary school year, and around 3.3 million young people aged 0-14 years. To reduce those figures the annual National Smile Month campaign, which will see many dentists giving out smiley stickers and Smile-on-a-Sticks to patients, promotes three key messages. They are: :: Brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste. Children under seven should be supervised by a parent, and the recommended fluoride level in toothpaste for children up to three years old is 1,000 parts per million (ppm), and over three years it’s 1,350-1,500 fluoride ppm, which is the same as in adult toothpastes. However, the taste of adult toothpaste may be too strong for young children. :: Cut down on sugary foods and drinks. :: Visit the dentist regularly, as often as they recommend. NHS dental treatment is free for children up to the age of 18. Karen Coates, dental adviser at the British Dental Health Foundation, explains that

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most dentists see children from around the age of two, generally every six months. “It’s basically counting the teeth at that stage, and making sure there aren’t any obvious problems in the mouth,” she says. “If you build it up from there, children don’t tend to have any issues about going to the dentist - it’s part of their routine.” She says as well as visiting the dentist regularly, parents need to watch what children eat.

National Smile Month is in full swing, taking place until the 20 June. Here, we find out how important it is for children to visit the dentist regularly, and how parents can encourage them to have good oral health for life. “It’s not the amount of sugar that people have, it’s the frequency that causes dental decay,” she says. “If children are eating and drinking sugary foods all day every day, then their teeth are under constant attack.” To reduce that attack, it’s better to give children snacks that have a neutral PH value, such as cheese, nuts and seeds, breadsticks, toast or crumpets, etc. And while fruit is great from a nutritional

point of view, it contains fruit sugars and is better as part of a meal. A particular fruit ‘tooth villain’ is dried fruit, as it’s very high in sugar and gets stuck in the grooves of the teeth. Similarly, fruit juice contains a lot of fruit sugar, so it’s best only with a meal. Milk or water are much better drinks for the teeth throughout the day. Another option is for children to drink juice through a straw, as the juice will be in less contact with the teeth. And while the temptation for parents might be to tell children to brush their teeth immediately after eating or drinking, this is not recommended by dental professionals. Coates explains that this is because saliva reduces the plaque acids produced when people eat or drink. It takes around an hour to do this. If you brush soon after eating, when the teeth are slightly demineralised, this can brush away minute particles of enamel, which can lead to a problem with erosion. The earlier people learn to look after their teeth, the better, as research also shows that people who learn good habits as children are far more likely to carry them into adulthood. Coates adds: “It’s about being aware, limiting the problems that can occur, and knowing if you can try to get children out of bad dental habits, it will make a big difference to their future dental health. “It’s vital to start good habits early, and we want to educate people about that, which is what National Smile Month’s all about.” Life in Haslemere


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Welcome to our new Partner

national smile month


We are delighted to welcome Justin Toal as a partner at Stricklands. Justin practices dentistry emphasising on health and aesthetics. The whole body needs to be considered, not just the teeth and this is reflected in his approach to treatment planning and consultations. Justin qualified in Glasgow and has concentrated his training in cosmetic dentistry and advanced restorative work. He has been providing invisible orthodontic care for adults and facial aesthetic work, something the discerning patient needs in this modern era of ideal aesthetics. He takes great care to be gentle and ‘painfree’ is his aim in all aspects of the dental treatment. Justin enjoys playing football, has a background in rugby, which he follows keenly, reading and music – you will be asked what you would like to listen to during your dental appointment, especially longer treatment appointments, so have a think and be ready when asked! Justin is married to Sarah, they have a son, Noah, and are currently expecting their second child in the Summer. Justin Toal

Haslemere Dental Centre - Something to Smile About

Dr Barry Oulton

Haslemere Dental Centre is a long established dental practice away from the crowds and high prices of London. Dr Barry Oulton has spent the last 13 years crafting HDC into an award winning family practice; he has been investing in new technology such as Icon, ‘no drill, no fill’ a procedure that allows the treatment of teeth without drills or needles. Barry also offers short term adult orthodontics which typically takes just 6 months to complete. Using the latest techniques, this new era in

Award winning family dental care A lot can change in 6 months, including your smile

orthodontics has taken the US by storm, giving many patients who were otherwise discouraged by the lengthy process of traditional orthodontics a speedier option — crooked or misaligned teeth can now be something of the past. The wires and brackets are tooth coloured and small, so are discreet. For more information or a complimentary consultation contact us now and let Haslemere Dental Centre give you something to smile about!

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The international meeting on dental implant success rates, held in Manchester last week, confirmed the three main keys to successful implant placement to be: meticulous planning, the skills and experience of the individual operator and the reliability of the implant system used, proven by years of research and high quality control measures. The implant team at Stricklands are very pleased to have been awarded ‘Gold status’ by Straumann, one of the leading dental implant systems in the World. This was awarded for the number of successfully completed cases by the team and their long working relationship with the Swiss company. The highly experienced team at Stricklands includes two implantologists: Professor Piet Haers, the internationally recognised consultant maxillo-facial surgeon and

Darren Jones, awarded the Diploma in Implant Dentistry by the Royal College of Surgeons. Simon Allen and Colin Frazer have been restoring Straumann implants for over 12 years. Simon Allen says: ‘This type of treatment has revolutionised dentistry and changed people’s quality of life. Our patients no longer have to put up with loose dentures or gaps which can affect their smiles, chewing ability and self confidence.’ Colin adds: ’The response from patients who we treat has been incredibly positive. They are pleased with the outcomes, but often comment on how painless the experience has been. For our more nervous patients, the use of sedation has meant there are no barriers to implant work, removing stress and discomfort completely.’

experience at Stricklands enable us to carry out optimal treatment to achieve success for our patients.’ Other members of the implant team include: Naresh Hirani, gum expert with a special interest in generating healthy gums for implant sites, Debbie Davidson, sedationist, a 6-strong dedicated hygienist team, experienced surgical nurses, an implant treatment coordinator and two leading dental technicians. Justin Toal, partner, says: ’Implants are more routine treatment these days and the numbers placed are growing as friends and families pass on the good news. We are at the forefront of a real dental revolution and are working closely with Straumann to offer our patients the best.’

Darren says: ’Implant dentistry is very predictable over many years. Our training and

For more information about Stricklands Dental Fitness Centre please visit or, to learn more about Straumann and dental implants visit

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Classic meets contemporary

As we enter a new season, we’ve been learning about the latest interior trend ‘classic meets contemporary’ from Haslemere’s home experts Classic meets Contemporary Interior designer, Charlie Smith explains, “Interior design types fall under a variety of styles.

Contemporary Style This look is often defined by a minimalist style. Bright colours and light are often incorporated not just to give a modern sense of space, but also to make the area’s seem larger. Visually expanding small spaces is an irreplaceable trend in contemporary design. Furnishings and furniture are supposed to project clean and crisp outlines through their smooth lacquered finishes.

Classic Style Swedish Pappelina plastic rugs, £57 -£76, ScandiLiving Table lamp,£399, snuginteriors

Older days are reflected through classic style. Images of old homes come to mind when we think of this style. Conventional draperies, darker colours and bulkier furniture are what I call the ‘Trad Style’ Furniture pieces often have straight or curved lines, they feature smooth angles and gentle curves.” Charlotte at snuginteriors continues, “Classic meeting contemporary is all about ‘transitional’ style, allowing customers to seamlessly mix, and contrast, cherished old with eye-catching new, without necessarily having to take the full plunge and re-design the entire room. Many customers fear ‘modern’ as a stark and minimal style, but

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it doesn’t need to be, it can be introduced through subtle design changes. “It is important to balance comfort and function. Look to retain character and warmth, whilst introducing reengineered classics; classics which have been redesigned using new materials and technologies to serve our contemporary needs.” Interior designer, Nadine Gilbert says a current trend that mixes both classic and contemporary is the industrial look. “Founder of Mulberry, Roger Saul and his son Freddie Saul have launched their own range of upcycled furniture combining the heritage of reused wood and teaming it welded steel for a contemporary aspect.” However, getting the look doesn’t have to be expensive. Nadine explains, “lots of

people end up with inherited pieces (not always with a commercial value!), and mixing them in to your home, along with your child-friendly sofa, is an art. Maybe get an old favourite chair re-upholsterd in a modern fabric, or paint an old chest of drawers in a modern vibrant shade.” Artisanti, 0845 259 1410, Charlie Smith Design, 07770568307 Nadine Gilbert 07860 373722 ScandiLiving, 01428 608050, Snuginteriors, 01730894754, Then and Now Shop, 0845 388 9775,

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Camargo rectangular coffee table, £3195, Nadine Gilbert

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Here comes the

Summer Fingers crossed this should be the time of the year we want to be spending more time in our gardens. So to make sure it is a place we want to be gardening expert, Pippa Greenwood has been sharing her tips

Use a board or sieve to skim off and collect up duckweed as soon as it starts to appear on the surface of your pond. If there is a lot of it, then I find that a kitchen sieve works as a great duckweed scoop! It can safely be composted. Make sure that lilies (particularly those in pots) are kept well watered so that they continue to flower well. If necessary stand the base of each pot in a tray or saucer of water for 20 minutes or so to ensure that the compost is wetted thoroughly and then allow any excess to drain away. Feed summer bedding plants in containers regularly with a liquid tomato food or one formulated for use As a special offer for Life in Haslemere readers we will send you a trio of ‘Grow Your Own with Pippa Greenwood’ seeds (Carrot, Rocket and Mixed Lettuces rrp £4) when you spend over £15 (excl p&p) on the Nemasys range or the other biological controls we offer. To qualify just write ‘LIFE MAG’ in the ‘other details at the check-out Offer closes 30 September 2013.

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otherwise wonderful display of lilies! on flowering plants, this should help to If your pond is turning pea soup green ensure a plentiful supply of flowers for (due to the build up of algae encouraged months to come. Always water well with by summer warmth and sunlight) then plain water before feeding if the plants are use bagged barley straw submerged in the showing even the slightest sign of drought pond to clear it. If you don’t have an easy stress. source of barley straw visit Hoe off annual weeds as soon as they emerge – if you leave them to get where you can purchase ready-bagged established they will compete with the ‘Clear Water Barley Straw Bags’ - a simple garden plants and also be much harder to and harmless solution to an age-old remove. Always try to catch them before problem! they flower or, worse still, set seed. Check lilies for the bright red scarlet lily beetle which has Environment the potential to otection of the Home Pr & re Ca r Fo devastate these plants. On sunny days they can be collected up or • Landscaping • Chain Sawing spray the plants • Garden Maintenance • Hedge Trimming with a contact • Patios & Steps • Blitzes & Makeovers insecticide, but • Tree Surgery • Moss Clearing do follow the • Fencing • And much more! instructions. If Contact us for a free quote! left in place they have the potential 01428 607060 07957 860407 to devastate an

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Confessions of the father

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Peter Elliott-Hughes

Father’s Day is just around the corner and to celebrate we’ve been finding out where this daddy of holidays came from, hearing your fatherly confessions, as well some great things for dads to do in Haslemere. And of course we’ve got plenty of local gift ideas to make his day extra special

The biggest lie I’ve told my children is… For years, we changed our son’s Birthday by one day, just so that it fell within the school holidays! He’s 16 now and has worked it out! My favourite thing to do with the kids is… We all really enjoy the Haslemere cinema - it is great having it on our doorstep and the children love the ‘old fashioned’ interval! My fatherly advice would be… Work hard, play hard and be nice to people we all need help from others and you never know when this might be.

Gift Guide Peter and Caitlin Elliott-Hughes

Matthew Hounslow Emma Bridgewater Best Dad Mug, £16.96, Between The Lines

Joseph Bentley Pruning and Holster Set - £10 Tesco

My plans for Father’s Day are… A family walk to feed the ducks and ice cream.

L’Occitan Eau De Toilette 100ml, £32.30, Between The Lines

I didn’t realise before I became a dad… How much you miss them when you’re at work.

Clock (digital) - High Time, £73, Carrol Boyes

Beer Tankard, £46, Carrol Boyes

Condiment Gun, £15.99, Firebox

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Matthew and Harry Hounslow

Thomas Shapland My dream Father’s Day present would be… To be on the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Corkscrew - Pull out the Stops!, £63, Carrol Boyes

While many believe Father’s Day is a relatively modern American idea, the tradition can actually traced back to the ruins of Babylon. There, they have recorded that a young boy called Elmesu carved a

The best thing about being a dad is… Getting to play with the toys.

Father’s Day message on a card made out of clay nearly 4,000 years ago. The young boy Elmesu wished his Babylonian father good health and a long life. What will you be writing in your Father’s Day card?

The one thing people don’t tell you about being a dad is… That moment when you see yourself looking back at you, trying to tell her off for doing exactly the same things you did when you were that age. My first thought when I found out I was going to be a dad was… Worry, closely followed by terror Thomas then more and worry. Matilda

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In the underwater world of the seahorse, it’s the male that gets to carry the eggs and birth the babies

There is often talk of coffee mornings and advice groups for mums, however where do the dads go with their parenting problems? Here we’ve been finding out about a couple of groups in Haslemere just for dads!

Unlike in the UK and America when Father’s Day is on the third Sunday in June, in Australia Father’s Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in September In the UK 7 million Father’s Day cards are sent each year, compared to 13 million Mother’s Day cards

St Ives Dad’s breakfast and camp “We hold an annual Dad’s Breakfast. A very popular event which starts at 7am. Dads are treated to bacon butties in the canteen to breakfast with their daughters before they go to work. The girls also get the chance to show their dad around the school/classroom before school starts. It’s very popular and normally about 50 dads manage to make it to the event. Our other event is the Year5&6 Dad’s Camp Out

which takes place in June each year. This is also a very popular event where dads and daughters pitch their tents together in the school grounds and enjoy a BBQ and Games together followed by singing round the campfire. No Mums are allowed and they have to organise all the food themselves!”

St Ives Dad’s breakfast

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The Organic Cookery School Cooking with Dad project

Dad and Daughter at an Organic Cookery School Cooking with Dad workshop making Cheddar and Watercress Scones

“Aimed at dads, stepdads, granddads, uncles or any other male carer, Cooking with Dad started as a two year project in 2008, funded by the Big Lottery. Over the course of the project we engaged over 1,400 dads and children from Surrey and Hampshire in a range of fun and seasonal practical cookery workshops and longer courses. Following the success of the project, we were invited to apply for further funding to continue and expand the programme. The first Cooking with Dad of activities proved hugely popular, with many dads

and children going to attend other family learning opportunities in their local communities, such as Fairytale Feasts, Cooking for Baby and parenting courses. The project could not have been such a success without the ongoing support of local children’s centres, schools and libraries, who provided venues, endless enthusiasm and worked in partnership to recruit dads and other male carers.” The Organic Cookery School Cooking with Dad project, 01428 787594

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Technika Oxford Digital Radio, £29.50 Tesco Tecno Pro Outdoor table tennis table, £399 - £349.99, The Sports Locker

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Further afield Wimbledon 24 June – 7 July Wimbledon Centre Court, taken by Matthias Hangst

The hunt for

summer fun After a long and dreary winter we’ve finally got something to get excited about as we enter the British summer Season. A popular tradition for over 300 years, The Season originally ran from Easter to mid August, when Grouse shooting began to keep the aristocracy entertained. To get in the seasonal mood we’ve been finding out some exciting events coming up not to be missed

The one time of the year we all come together as a nation of tennis enthusiasts, Wimbledon is as famous for its strawberries and unreliable weather as it is for its worldclass sport. For visitors that haven’t been allocated tickets in its annual ballot there are 500 available for Centre Court in the first nine days and 500 for courts One and Two online from 8pm the day before. And for the happy campers there is always the option of the renowned Wimbledon queue.

Goodwood, 12 – 14 July Every summer Goodwood is the home of three popular events. First of the three is the Festival of Speed. Taking place from the 12 - 14 July the Festival is the largest motoring garden party in the world. This fun summer Goodwood Festival of Speed, taken by Marcus Dodridge

weekend brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motor sport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the world. This year the Festival will celebrate the best of the first 20 years of the event, focusing on highlights from the Festival’s history, including the biggest, best, fastest, loudest and most outrageous vehicles of all time. The Fesitval of Speed will be followed by Goodwood’s horse racing extravaganza, Glorious Goodwood running from 30 July – 3 August and events will be concluded with a step back in time at the Goodwood Revival from 13 – 15 September.

Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup, 21 July 17 teams have entered this year’s Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship at Cowdray Park, Midhurst. 50 matches will be played during the course of the tournament, which opens on 25 June and culminates in the Final on 21 July. Most of the world’s leading players will be seen in action on the famous Cowdray turf, and the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup is the trophy, which every player wants to win during his career. The late John Cowdray, 3rd Viscount, launched the world famous Gold Cup in 1956 and with the support of leading champagne house Veuve Clicquot since 1995, the Final has become one of the most 26

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exciting and stylish occasions in the English sporting calendar. Highlights of this year’s tournament include the Midhurst Town Cup, which will be played between two local Gold Cup teams on Sunday 30 June, and the following weekend, on Sunday 7 July, two teams will contest the Argentine Ambassadors Cup. The Quarter Finals weekend over 13/14 July sees the action hot up to be followed by the hard-fought Semi Finals on Thursday 18 July – which polo insiders consider the best day of polo in the whole year.

Royal Ascot 18 – 22 June Royal Ascot

A popular with royals, Ladies’ Day at Ascot is on June 20. Attractions include picnics in the car park and hats in the Grandstand. Morning dress is mandatory in the Royal Enclosure and the Royal Procession is at 2pm daily.

Epsom Derby 31 May – 1 June

Dating back to 1780, the Epsom Derby is one of the most famous flat races in the world. Always a fun day out whether you dress up for a day at the course or join the punters on the hill.

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We all know that for most the kitchen is mum’s domain, however as we get set to celebrate Father’s Day we thought we’d find out more about a special group encouraging Haslemere men to get in the kitchen The U3A Men’s Cooking Group are a unique self-help group for men who enjoy eating and drinking. Mike Pugh of the U3A Men’s Cooking Group explains, “we meet up twice a month in Haslemere Hall on a Monday morning. We take it in turn to devise a twocourse meal and provide the ingredients, which the rest of the group prepare and cook. We all then enjoy the results of our efforts, washed down with a glass or two of wine.” Here they shared two of their delicious recipes for us to try for ourselves at home:

Chicken Pie with Petit Pois & Sweet Carrot Smash

Drunken plums with Barbados cream (Serves 4)

(Serves 6) INGREDIENTS Chicken Pie • 4 x 180g skinless chicken breasts • A knob of butter • A bunch of spring onions • 150g button mushrooms • 1 heaped tablespoon plain flour, (plus extra for dusting) • 2 teaspoons English Mustard • 1 heaped tablespoon crème fraiche • 300ml chicken stock • A few sprigs of fresh thyme • 1/3 of a nutmeg, for grating • 1 sheet of pre-rolled puff pastry • 1 egg ACOMPANIMENTS Carrot Smash Petit Pois PREPARATION Turn on oven and set for 200 deg C. Slice chicken into 1cm strips. Trim spring onions and cut into small pieces. Wash and cut mushrooms into small pieces. Prepare 300ml of chicken stock. Beat the egg for brushing on to the pastry.

COOKING Put a lug of olive oil and a knob of butter into a hot, large, wide pan. Add the chicken and cook for about 3 minutes or so. Add to the pan, the spring onions, the mushrooms, the flour and stir. Add the mustard, the crème fraiche, the chicken stock and stir well. Add the thyme leaves, few gratings of nutmeg, a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir and leave to simmer. Meanwhile, unroll the puff pastry on a dusted clean surface and if necessary roll it out to ensure it is large enough to cover the ovenproof dish selected. Then lightly score the pastry with a sharp knife. Transfer the pan of chicken to an ovenproof dish. Cover the filling with the pastry (tucking it in at the edges) and brush the pastry with the beaten egg. Put into the oven for about 15 minutes or until golden and serve with accompaniments.

INGREDIENTS • 500g (1lb) large plums • 3 tablespoons clear honey • 3 tablespoons port • Barbados cream • 284ml double cream • 300g Greek yoghurt • 75g/3oz brown sugar (Demerara or soft brown) PREPARATION Make a slit in the side of each plum along the natural division of the fruit. Place in an ovenproof dish and drizzle over the honey. Pour over the port, cover and cook in a preheated oven, 1700C/3250F/gas Mark 3, for 30-40 minutes, depending on the ripeness of the fruit. Serve with Barbados cream. Barbados cream Beat cream and yoghurt together until fairly thick but not too stiff. Pour into bowl and sprinkle the sugar over in a thick carpet, cover with cling film and leave in the fridge for 12-24 hours.

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Animagination As part of West Dean College’s Fusion Weekend of Creativity, local animator, Will Bishops-Stephens will be holding a special motion course, teaching both children and adults about movement, characters and stories. So to get us all set and animated, Will’s been giving us picture of his creative world When I was growing up... I was a massive TV addict, so I watched everything. Some great British ones- Danger Mouse, Count Duckula and Banana Man. Anything from Warner Bros, I was antiDisney for some reason. Dungeons & Dragons, The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and The Moomins, a very quiet animation made with fuzzy felt, had a big impact on me. If I was an animated character I’d be... Stressed Eric or a similar character called Duckman, a neurotic ranting duck. Outside

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I am very calm though, something like Bagpuss. My favourite ever animated film... Was Hilary by Antony Hodgson, then it was Hill Farm by Mark Baker who went on to make Peppa Pig, today I think it’s The Big Snit by Richard Condie. There are more poetic films but The Big Snit is warm and funny as well as sad. Animation is better because... It creates a world where even inanimate objects can have interior lives. Fusion Weekend of Creativity, Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 June,

Won’t rain on our parade Bohunt Big Band recently got the party “Despite the initial rain, it was a very started at the first ever Proms in the Park in civilised, very British affair,” said volunteer, Haslemere. Undeterred by the rain, crowds Becca Dann. “The St. Edmunds choir set up their picnics as they were royally had me in tears and the orchestra was entertained by bands from Bohunt, Woolmer sublime. The violin soloist, Oliver Nelson, Hill and Rodborough schools. was staggeringly good, as was the soprano The 50 strong Festival Orchestra, soloist, Eleanor Rastall. This concert was as supported by a massed choir of more than close to the Albert Hall as you can get, well 100 fantastic voices, presented the audience done Haslemere.” with a musical night The next day, the stages to remember. The used for Proms in the choirs included the Park were recycled for Festival Chorus, Haslemere’s inaugural the Excelsis singers, Party in the Park, the Bourne Singers, where entertainment The Royal School included talented singer Choir and the award songwriter, Alex Adams, winning St. Edmund’s Groove Star and singer, Haslemere Proms in the Park School Choir. Sertari.

Sunshine and Shadows in Haslemere Jeanne Dolmetsch presents, ‘Sunshine and Shadow’, Louis xiv by Rigaud

Following last year’s popular Tudor evening, Jeanne Dolmetsch is returning to the Haslemere Hall. On Saturday 8 June at 6pm she will present Sunshine and Shadow, an audio-visual entertainment recreating the atmosphere of Louis XIV’s court at Versailles through words, letters, paintings and the music of his favourite composers - Lully, Delalande, Couperin, Marais and Hotteterre. Jeanne hopes “the evocative tone colours of theorbo, bass viol, violin, harpsichord, oboe and recorder” will transport audiences to the “King’s lever and coucher, the Ceremonial Supper and Grande Chapelle, the theatre, opera, ballet and la petite musique.” She explains, “For Le Roi Soleil, music was both an entertainment and a solace, just as it is for us today.”

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This August bank holiday weekend will see the Petersfield Arts and Crafts Society present their unique annual exhibition. The fun event provides an outstanding display of contemporary arts and crafts by artists, attracting buyers from London and beyond. As well as impressive original ceramics, wood, glass, jewellery and soft crafts, there will also be a variety of sculpture and paintings. The exhibition will be open to the public from Thursday 22 - Tuesday 27 August, 10.15am to 7.45pm from Thursday – Saturday and 10.15am to 5.45 pm Sunday – Monday then 10.15am to 1pm Tuesday at Petersfield Festival Hall, Heath Road, Petersfield GU31 4EA. Petersfield Arts and Crafts Society,

10/10 exhibition in Haslemere Ten talented sculptors, artists, glass artists and jewellers will be holding an Open Studio at The Artful Gallery’s studio in Whitehanger, Marley Lane. Held as part of the Surrey Artist’s Open Studio event, organisers hope the picturesque woodland environment will complement the striking and imaginative range of art on display in the exhibition. David Paynter, of The Artful Gallery, is particularly looking forward to hosting the event at his studio in the grounds of his home with its stunning contemporary architecture. “We have brought together ten talented surrey-based artists for the first time to present their work at an open studio. We have chosen a mix of styles and subjects to create an interesting and enjoyable exhibition for all our visitors - something to appeal to all tastes and budgets.” Open Studio Art Event, 9- 23 June The Artful Gallery, 07799 653093,

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A taste of

in Haslemere Guilt and Grief, British Short Film made within Haslemere

Messing around with cheap video cameras and watching lots of films, Tom has always had a passion for filmmaking. “I really enjoy the majority of filmmaking. As a film maker you have to be able to do a variety of completely unrelated thingswithout enjoying it you wouldn’t get through it.” But, it was when he began creating short film, Guilt & Grief and met lead actor, Stuart Adams that he began to take his hobby more seriously. “All I had was a handwritten piece of paper with some vague ideas written on it. These ideas were just images. A month or two later and we were shooting- the combination of pressure, time and people really moved me to act and get things done.” Filmed in locations across Haslemere, including Bramdean House, Guilt & Grief tells the story of Simeon, a young man who, after years of being tortured by guilt and grief because of a horrible crime he Filming Guilt and Grief

As you know we think there is a lot of life in Haslemere. However, local film maker Tom Van Den Broek, recently took on the challenge of telling a story of guilt and grief in Haslemere with his new 15 minute short film committed, finally kills himself and dies alone in his bed. After his death, Simeon is transported to the garden of “Jannah”, where he meets his family again, as well as the woman he killed. Past, present and future keep alternating, with jealousy, disappointment and rage serving as the eternal backdrop from which Simeon cannot escape. Taking influences from British director Christopher Nolan (known for films such as the Prestige, Batman and Inception) Guilt and Grief uses a non-standard structure, allowing the viewers to piece the film together themselves. “Through a non-linear narrative we build a picture slowly of what actually happened – though there is no definitive answer given in the film – the audience are asked to think and work out the sequence of events.” Unfortunately, unlike Christopher Nolan, Tom didn’t have the luxury of a Hollywood style budget and it was this that he found most challenging when making the film. “We shot an epic-scale period drama on location with next to no money. It was only possible due to the immense kindness, favours, good will and good luck; the film gods were smiling. We hung by a thread the whole time- if the weather was bad, we were ruined. If the equipment malfunctioned, we were ruined. If someone didn’t turn up, we were ruined. Somehow it turned out OK.” Many actually thought the film turned

out better than ‘ok’ with the film receiving a range of positive reviews. “We got our first independent review just before Xmas 2012, and it Tom Van Den Broek, couldn’t have Guilt and Grief director been better. That was shortly followed by a swathe of excellent reviews- cast/crew couldn’t believe it.“ Most recently the film has been seen by industry experts at BFI London, Shorts International and independent BAFTA producers, who have all expressed an interest in the film and Tom’s next project, a feature film with the Shakespeare Film Festival. The Queens World Film Festival New York saw the film nominated for best narrative short and the Limelight Film Awards has selected the film. “The film will also be at Cannes this year, where I and some of the team are hoping to get further interest from foreign markets.” If you are interested in seeing the film visit for details of screenings and news on its release.

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The Alton Big Reunion Alton Convent School are celebrating 75 years since their foundation with a special big Reunion event. Taking place on June 8, the celebration will see former pupils and staff from across the generations come together at the school, including a boarder from 1938. Two pupils who had the opportunity to be extras in the The Great St Trinian’s Train Robbery film will also be in attendance along

with Mr Frank Martin, the head of the senior school from 1989 - 1998. A Hog Roast Picnic will be available for guests to enjoy as well as tours of the school, displays and video footage from years gone by. The day will culminate in a group photograph on the sisters’ lawn followed by afternoon tea. Alton Convent School, 01420 82070

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Guidance from Godalming College

Royal School leads the right way

Godalming College is opening its doors for young people and their parents, who are considering the College for entry in September 2014, on 10 July from 4pm – 8.30pm. All teaching staff will be on hand to discuss courses and current students and senior managers will be available to discuss life at college, enrichment, the tutorial programme and transport. Specialists such as learning support tutors and careers advisers will also be available to offer valuable individual advice and guidance. This year Godalming College were pleased to receive an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted report in all areas, as well as consistently high exam results, both for academic and vocational courses, with over 36% of students gaining an A* or A grade in their A levels last year and 66% of BTEC level 3 students gaining a Distinction* or Distinction.

Royal School pupil, Isabel Watkins recently came runner up in a Young Human Rights competition. Sponsored by The Guardian News, SecEd and Amnesty International, there were three categories where young people were encouraged to either write an article about a human rights issue, become a photojournalist and create a visual image of a human rights concern or write a protest song. Over 2500 people from the ages of 7 -18 took part from all over the country. As part of the competition Isabel visited the Guardian News offices and created the front page of a newspaper with her photo on it. Isabel then went on to the Amnesty International offices where the awards ceremony was held. Alice Reynolds from The Royal School, a winner from last year, was also asked to present an award.

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An education in energy efficiency Highfield and Brookham Schools have recently invested in Biomass energy with a woodchip burning heating system. The new sustainable system was introduced to utilise the woodland on the school’s estate to produce energy and heat the school. “Before the new installation, the schools consumed an astounding 140,000 litres of oil a year. With the installation of the new woodchip burner, we are making an instant saving on oil consumption, which can now be re-invested in many other areas of the schools” says Paul Harris, Estate & Facilities Manager. “In addition we are also able to benefit from the Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme which encourages the installation of renewable heat technology with financial incentives.” The woodchip burning heating system is considered to be carbon neutral as trees take carbon out of the atmosphere as they grow, which is replaced in the atmosphere as they are burnt, so there is no increase in atmospheric Co2 levels. The system is sustainable as the woodchip used for burning is derived from Chestnut coppicing on the Highfield and Brookham estate. Highfield and Brookham Schools, 01428 728000 34

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Improved care for the vulnerable


Valerie Hale partner Safe Harbour Homecare

New tide of training After four months in business, Safe Harbour Homecare Ltd is pleased to see the difference they are making on people’s lives. Launched in Liphook by Valerie Hale and Carloline Williams, the pair set up the company with the ambition to provide structured training, covering common induction standards and ongoing continual professional development for care staff. Both Valerie and Caroline have been outstanded by the positive feedback they have received on their services, including a

letter from a daughter of one of the clients they had helped reading, “They are without doubt, the best home care company we have ever used and I cannot stress enough how grateful we are to them for their excellent service.” Talking about the company Director, Valerie Hale said, “Caring is in our nature, we are passionate about safeguarding the rights of vulnerable adults to remain in their own home for as long as possible.” Safe Harbour Homecare Ltd, 01428 722086

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Anthony Bygraves

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Next spring a range of new measures will be introduced to provide better, more personal, integrated and compassionate care for older vulnerable people. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that the proposals will be announced in the autumn ahead of their April implementation date. The new plans will look at the way hospitals are established to support frail and older people in emergencies, with a particular focus on dementia. The role of GPs in supporting vulnerable older people and the barriers preventing people getting joined-up care will also be examined. Mr Hunt warned the Commons during the Queen’s Speech debate that the reforms will require a ‘great deal of careful work asking some difficult questions and making some tough decisions’. But he added: ‘If it leads to more personal care, more integrated and more compassionate care, then it stands alongside the care bill as an important step forward in reforming the care received by millions of people.’ Age UK,

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writer and entertainer in his own right and, along with other members of his own family, he will be singing classic songs we all know and love as well as telling stories of his interesting life in the world of show business. Born in London in 1947, Anthony first appeared alongside his father, Max Bygraves, at just four years of age, in a pantomime at the London Palladium. He then appeared in the film Charlie Moon at the age of seven and continued through his early years in numerous television shows. After leaving school he set up a theatre company and worked as an actor in performances from Shakespeare to stand up. Anthony supports various charities including ‘Singing for the Brain’ and the Alzheimer’s Society, which is also Moorlands Lodge’s chosen charity for 2013. All guests to the event will be asked to make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Society and there will also be a raffle during the afternoon.

On Friday 21 June, Huntington House Nursing Home will open their doors to local communities for The National Care Home Open Day. The annual event was set up with the ambition to change long-held perceptions of care homes and build new friendships. Planning for the day, Huntington House Nursing Home are particularly looking forward to celebrating their connection with local communities in and around Hindhead, whose families they have been looking after for the last 35 years. Charlie Hoare explains, “we have gained a reputation not just for excellent care but also for providing a fun and inspiring lifestyle for our residents.” This message of inspiration was shared at the home’s recent mini recruitment fair ahead of opening Langham Court, their new dementia home. “The general feeling amongst attendees after walking around the development, despite still being under construction, was one of inspiration. All ten of them left with an application pack and a smile on their face!”

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This year saw Haslemere Hall play host to the Haslemere Chamber of Commerce’s annual Gala Dinner and Business Awards Chamber members and their guests were greeted with a glass of bubbly accompanied by canapés before sitting down to a three course dinner prepared by three different local caterers - Cruickshanks, Sophie Martin Catering and Mirabelles. During the meal, diners were treated to entertainment from singer Jess McCluskey and the classical genius of Hurtcore.

The Hall was given a complete makeover by Wey Hill’s interior design shop, The Silk Road, sticking to a Victoriana theme with a Twist as a salute to the Hall’s Centenary. The awards also saw the launch of the Chamber’s new website by Mzuri Design, followed by new Chamber President, John Orr announcing the winners of the 2013 business awards. Guests then enjoyed dancing until midnight with disco music provided by Twilight Entertainments.

Roll of honour Employee of the Year (sponsored by Moorlands Lodge): Lesley Regeuiro-Camba – Telephone Sales Representative, The Haslemere Messenger. Customer Service Award (sponsored by Eden Hair & Beauty): Woodie & Morris – fashion, footwear and accessories boutique Innovative Marketing Campaign (sponsored by The Silk Road): Moorlands Lodge – luxury Senior Living in Hindhead The Jubilee Award (sponsored by Barrow Hills School): Ken Griffiths – outstanding citizen always working for the good of the community The Beacon Award (sponsored by Chamberlains – now one of the largest instrument and music distributors in the UK The Fabulous Food Award (sponsored by Lythe Hill Hotel): The Noah’s Ark Inn in Lurgashall – delicious, freshly prepared English cuisine set in a delightful 400 year old pub Health, Fitness & Well Being award (sponsored by Franky Fit): Amazing Grace – swimwear and lingerie expertly fitted to ensure good posture Professional & Commercial Services Award (sponsored by Haslemere Travel): Shout Creative – local PR, Marketing, Publicity & Graphic Design company, specialised in bespoke Company Literature

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Rob Brydon and Haslemere Travel celebrate local young super stars Eight deserving young children from the local area, aged from seven- 17 years old, were recently rewarded at the inaugural Surrey Young Superstars 2013 awards. Taking place at GLive, children All Superstars winners, received their trophies and organisers and Rob certificates from top comedian Rob Brydon Brydon. Event organisers, Haslemere money for The Teenage Cancer Unit at the Travel and TWM Solicitors LLP created the Royal Surrey Hospital in Guildford, swimming event to spotlight the achievements of young the English Channel solo. people in the county as well as raise awareness After the ceremony Rob Brydon said to of the Surrey Air Ambulance charity. Life in Haslemere, "these events are always Winners on the night were recognised for encouraging seeing how the youth are putting their efforts in volunteering, fundraising, care effort back using their own initiative. Each of and business. Individual fundraising superstar, the winners' stories were very impressive." William Baker, was given the additional award Haslemere Travel, 01428 658777 of Superstar of the Year for his efforts to raise

Turning shoes into success VARCA factory

Local business woman, Marianne Pope was inspired to start her unique sandal business, VARCA following endless compliments from friends about her beautiful, handmade Menorcan sandals. 14 years on, the collection now includes the original ‘abarcas’ plus high fashion espadrille wedges and soft Italian suede loafers. Available in a plethora of beautiful summer colours as well as metallics and

animal prints. Marianne explains, “VARCA designs incorporate classic style with practical comfort using a signature heel strap that stays in place. Renowned for their comfort, these sandals are still worn throughout Spain by men, women and children of all ages including the Spanish Royal family, Rafael Nadal and Penelope Cruz.” Known in Spain as abarcas, the sandals were originally made for farmers and fishermen from pieces of pigskin sewn onto disused tyre soles. “VARCA sandals are still produced by a family business in a small Menorcan village and hand-finished by craftsmen to the highest quality in beautiful coloured leathers and nubucks.”


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Haslemere footwear store, Cockerill shoes were recently recognised at the Drapers Footwear and Accessories awards. The company celebrated alongside high street giants and industry experts as they won the industry award for their quality footwear. Taking place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, other winners on the night included High Street brands New Look for footwear and Primark for accessories. Presented by TV and Radio presenter Jameela Jamil, the awards focused on the outstanding performances of individuals, retailers and brands within the fast paced sector of the fashion industry. Caroline Nodder, Editor-in-Chief of Drapers, said: “Winning a Drapers Footwear & Accessories Award is the highest accolade you can get as a business in this sector and our panel of expert judges had a tougher time than ever deciding between some of the best entries we have ever had. To have walked away with the trophy is a major achievement and our winners and their teams should be incredibly proud of the hard work and dedication that got them there. Well done!” Cockerill shoes, 01428 658675

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Haslemere puts their best foot forward at industry awards

Former Haslemere resident, Tim Stillwell made it through stiff competition to appear on BBC reality TV show, The Apprentice. Unfortunately, the candidate’s journey came to an end when he was tasked with creating and selling a flavoured beer. Tim’s team lost by making the least profit after choosing to sell their product at a local beer festival which turned out to be a small pub garden. However, Tim is bouncing back from the show, with plans to bring his unique burrito business, Burrito Kitchen to Surrey.

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“Burrito Kitchen offer fresh, healthy Mexican food,” Tim explains. “ We’ve just launched our first permanent unit in Westfield, Merry Hill and are currently planning to expand in Surrey.” First launched in a mobile catering trailer situated on the University of Birmingham campus, Tim started Burrito Kitchen in his final year of university after spending time in Mexico. Burrito Kitchen, Issue 40 June / July 2013

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Cllr Ferris Cowper appointed Leader of EHDC Cllr Ferris Cowper has been appointed Leader of East Hampshire District Council. Cllr Cowper, who was voted into the post at the Full Council meeting, pledged to improve services and keep Council Tax low. “I was very honoured to be elected Leader of East Hampshire District Council,” he said. “I plan to lead a Council that is open, transparent and interactive with the residents it serves Despite challenging economic circumstances I hope to continue the proud record of this council by improving services steadily and continuously at the lowest level of Council Tax possible. “I am acutely conscious of the needs of the vulnerable sectors of our community and they will always be at the top of my priority

list.” His predecessor, Cllr Ken Moon, resigned having held the post since March 2012. The councillor for Grayshott takes leadership of the council for the second time Cllr Ferris Cowper having previously been Leader between May 2006 and October 2009. Cllr Chris Graham was also appointed Chairman of the council, with Cllr Patrick Burridge appointed as Vice-Chairman.

Award winning band comes to Grayshott On Friday 7 June Grayshott Village Hall will present to the award winning Jamie Smith’s Mabon. Following on from the success of their Live at the Grand Pavilion album, the band will perform music from their acclaimed new studio album Windblown. This new album features the addition of songs to their repertoire for the first time, alongside some of their extensive back catalogue of compelling instrumentals. More hit music will be coming to the hall on Saturday 22 June with Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter and Canadian Folk, Cara Luft. Folk fans will also be pleased to hear that on Saturday 13 July the British Folk band with an Appalachian influence, Hatful of Rain will be coming to Grayshott Social Club. Grayshott Folk Club, 01428 607096

New plans to bring safer walking to Woolmer Hill Last summer we spoke to Cllr Ferris Cowper about the walking route to Woolmer Hill School from Hindhead and Grayshott and its surrounding dangers. As Ferris celebrates another re-election we’ve been finding out about his continuing plans improve the route. “I am trying hard to get people to agree that a gravel-surfaced, shallow dug footpath which would make these children’s journey a little safer.” Cllr. Cowper explains, “So far, nearly six months has been spent working with residents, the Ministry of Defence and Surrey CC, all landowners in the area of this road, to try and get a small stretch of land agreed where the footpath can be built. Hampshire CC will do this and take all of the costs. They will even reimburse residents for the loss of trees.” Most recently Cllr Feris Cowper has also been pleased to receive a supportive note from Surrey County Councillor Nikki Barton. Cllr Barton told Life in Haslemere, “I am planning to meet with Ferris and will give all the support I can to the initiative as I fully support any projects that make it safer for our children to walk to school.” Cllr Ferris Cowper, 01428 609858

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Military extravaganza at Applegarth Farm Applegarth Farm will play host to Tattoo at 5.30pm on Wednesday 3 July. In aid of Help for Heroes, the unique event will feature two of the British Army’s most successful entertainment line-ups, The famous White Helmets Motorcycle Display and the top Concert - Tattoo Royal Signals Band

military marching band, the Band of the Royal Corps of Signals. Commenting on the event Grayshott Concerts organiser, Peter Harrison said, “The event will be an exciting and exhilarating occasion designed to appeal to all ages and all interests – with an abundance of thrills, spills, pageantry – and precision!” Tickets are £15 for adults and free for first 100 accompanied children and young people in full-time education; also adults (seated under awning) at £25 with additional £20 for supper. Grayshott Concerts, 01428 606666


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What’s on – June - July 2013 • Saturday 1 June Breast Cancer Care’s Pink Ribbon Walk Venue: Church Street, Petworth Time: 9.15am Contact: • Friday 7 June Mamma Mia! - Meet the Director evening Venue: Haslemere Museum, High Street Time: 6.45pm for 7pm Price: £25 Contact: 01428 642112 Jamie Smith’s Mabon Venue: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road Time: 7.30pm Price: £12 Contact: 01428 607096 • Saturday 8 June Jeanne Dolmetsch presents, ‘Sunshine and Shadow’ Venue: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road Time: 6pm Price: £17 (inclusive of wine, cheese and soft drinks) (£15 for Parties of 5 or more booking together, students and under 16s) Contact: 01428 642161 • Monday 10 June U3A Monthly Talk - Witches, Warlocks and Wellingtons The Ritual Protection of the House Venue: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road Time: 2pm Price: £2 Contact: 01428 645214 • Tuesday 11 June Black Down & Hindhead Supporters of the National Trust - Annual Open Meeting with speaker Venue: Haslemere Museum, High Street Time: 7.30pm Price: free (including glass of wine) Contact: 01428 642112 44

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• Saturday 15- Sunday 16 June National Gardens Scheme Venue: Cleeves, Weydown Road Time: 11am-5pm Price: Adults £4, Children free • Friday 21 June Haslemere Society Summer Party Venue: Shottermill Hall with Tours of the Holy Cross Physiotherapy Clinic Price: £10 Contact: haslemeresociety • Friday 21 – Sunday 23 June Glorious Grayswood Venue: Grayswood Village Hall Time: 10am - 5.30pm Contact: 01428 643798 • Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 June Fusion Weekend of Creativity Venue: West Dean College, Chichester Time: 10.30am - 6pm Contact: • Wednesday 26 June Haslemere Flower Club: Susie Barwick - Let’s Go Ga-Ga Venue: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road Time: 1.45pm Price: £5 Contact: www.haslemerehall. • Saturday 29 June Haslemere Cats Protection Day Venue: Chase Lodge Studio, Upper Hammer Lane Time: 11am-4pm Price: Adults £1, Children 50p, Toddlers free Contact: • Saturday 6 July Soiree Venue: Shalford House, Square Drive, Kingsley Green Time: 6-9pm Contact: 01428 642112

Jeanne Dolmetsch presents,‘Sunshine and Shadow’, Louis xiv by Rigaud

• 11-14 July Goodwood Festival of Speed Venue: Goodwood House, Chichester Time: 8.45am Price: Adult from £39, young person 13-21 years from £19.50, under 13 free Contact: www.goodwood. welcome.aspx • Saturday 13 July Hatful of Rain, British Folk band with an Appalachian influence, from Brighton at Grayshott Social Club Venue: Grayshott Social Club Time: 7.30pm Price: £10 Contact: 01428 607096 • Friday 19- Saturday 20 July Founders Fest Music Festival in aid of the museum Venue: Haslemere Museum, High Street Contact: 01428 642112

• Sunday 21 July Clicquot Gold Cup British Open Final Venue: The Lawns Polo Ground, Midhurst Time: 10.30am Price: There is an advance discount for Entry Tickets if purchased before 6 July, £17.50 per ticket (£20.00 from 6 July) Contact:

• Saturday 28 July Opera South: A Summer Afternoon with Ann Murray and Friends Venue: Champs Hill, Coldwaltham, Pulborough, West Sussex Time: 12pm Price: £25 (including wine) Issue 40 June / July 2013

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