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Hello everybody welcome to issue number 94 of the MARGATE HANDBOOK. Thanks to you all for the letters, phone calls and e-mails, please keep them coming as they are always very welcome. We had 90 entries for the competition and well done to the winner. (This months competition is on Page 8) Grandad visits a farm (See Page 18). You will find the Tide Tables for Margate on (Page 24) An interesting piece on the Railways from Alf Beeching can be found on (Page 22) Two great recipes, especially one for a Christmas Pud.(See Pages 8 &30) Iain Betson our motoring correspondent is on (Page 26) We love to hear from you each month and as always our contact details are: Web: E-mail: Tel: 01843 571145 68 Clarence Avenue Cliftonville Margate CT9 3DR

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Safety for Cats and Dogs Bonfire Night

Make sure your dog or cat always has

somewhere to hide if he or she wants to and has access to this place at all times. • During firework seasons, walk dogs during daylight hours and keep cats and dogs indoors when fireworks are likely to be set off. • At nightfall close windows and curtains and put on music to mask and muffle the sound of fireworks. • If your pet shows any signs of fear try to ignore their behaviour. Leave them alone unless they are likely to harm themselves. • Never punish or fuss over your pet when it's scared as this will only make things worse in the long run. To Advertise in The Margate Handbook please Phone 01843 571145


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NOVEMBER COMPETITION The prize this month is a Retro Bisto Metal Sign To win this prize just tell us: which of our advertisers has the Phone number 01843 225684 Then either e-mail us at : or send in your entry to Competition. Margate Handbook. 68 Clarence Ave, Cliftonville. Margate. CT9 3DR Please DO NOT FORGET to tell us your name and address. All entries must be received on or before 3.00pm on Friday 15th November all correct entries will be placed together and the winners will be drawn out.

GOOD LUCK This Months winner was Mrs Chew Park Road Broadstairs Thanks to Diane from Mobile Hair Design for picking the winner

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November Crossword

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Across 1. Entrust (7) 5. Small thin biscuit (5) 8. Dissonance (5) 9. Projecting upper floor (7) 10. The sheltered side (7) 12. Unvarnished (5) 13. Scheme (6) 15. Become visible (6) 18. Flowed back (5) 19. Athlete (7) 21. Hinged window blind (7) 22. Slight push (5) 23. Two or more contesting groups (5) 24. Striking (7)

Down 1. Tapers (7) 2. Inexperienced (5) 3. Frozen water (3) 4. Personify (6) 5. Decorative covering (9) 6. Photographic film (7) 7. Synthetic silklike fabric (5) 11. Short accounts of incidents (9) 14. Quashed (7) 16. Private place with peace and quiet (7) 17. Marine mammal (6) 18. Alleviates (5) 20. Emblem (5) 22. Nothing (3)

All Saints Day, 1st November. Is also known as All Hallows Day or Hallowmas, it is the day after Hallowe'en. It is a feast day when Catholics and Anglicans remember all saints and martyrs, known and unknown.

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Grandad Goes Down On The Farm Grandad’s eldest Granddaughter came to see him and asked if he would do her a favour and look after her three children, “What, look after my Great Grandchildren, of course I will” said Grandad. She explained that, the following Saturday, she had to go and enrol for a teacher training college course and her husband had been called away to his head office for a team building week-end, so there was nobody to look after the children. Grandad was delighted and he thought about what to do with them, he found out that there was a farm, near Canterbury, that was having an open day, where people could go round and look at the animals and all the equipment that was on the farm, so he decided to take them there. When Saturday came he picked them up, got them all strapped into their car seats and off they set to the farm. They arrive at the farm and Grandad gets the three of them out of the car and off they shoot at 100 miles an hour, “Slow Down” shouts Grandad as he tries to lock the car door and give chase. As he is running after the children he slips in the mud and gets it all over his clothes, then he eventually catches up with them. The children by now are petting a baby goat and feeding it with the bags of sweets that Grandad had brought for the children. They went from the goat pen to see the pigs, “ It Pongs Grandad, why”? And Grandad had to explain what pigs live in. Next it was the pony rides, with Grandad trying to hang on to the three of them, then into the orchards and they tried every type of fruit they came across. After several more pens of birds and animals, they left for home after having a great day. The next day Grandad’s Granddaughter came to see him. “What on earth did you get up to yesterday, with the children”? “Why, what’s happened”? Asked Grandad. “Well, I asked them where they went and they told me all about the farm, I asked them what they had seen, and they told me all about the goats, cows, ponies, sheep and pigs, then I asked them if they could remember what different sounds they heard, Bethany said “BAA”, Abigail said “MOO” and you won’t believe what Ryan said”. “what did he say” asked Grandad “Well the sound he said he remembered best was...... ”OI, you, get off my ruddy tractor” Plus he said the farmer was talking to you Grandad”.

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(01843) 290980 or 07889 615158 All aspects of garden work undertaken Decking, Fencing, Driveways, Patio’s, Slabbing, Block Paving, Pruning, Hedges, Ponds, Turfing Work and Garden Clearance Remembrance Day November is the time of the year when we wear a red poppy in memory of those who sacrificed their lives for us during wars. The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice, on 11th November 1918, to signal the end of World War One. At 11 am on 11th November 1918 the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years warfare. Remembrance Day is on 11 November. It is a special day set aside to remember all those men and women who were killed during the two World Wars and other conflicts. It was known as Armistice Day and was renamed Remembrance Day after the Second World War. Remembrance Sunday is held on the second Sunday in November, which is usually the Sunday nearest to 11 November. Special services are held at war memorials and churches all over Britain. At 11am on each Remembrance Sunday a two minute silence is observed at war memorials and other public places across the UK. The First Two Minute Silence in London (11th November 1919) as reported in the Manchester Guardian, on the 12th November 1919. The first stroke of eleven produced a magical effect. The tram cars glided into stillness, motors ceased to cough and fume, and stopped dead, and the mighty-limbed dray horses hunched back upon their loads and stopped also, seeming to do it of their own volition. Someone took off his hat, and with a nervous hesitancy the rest of the men bowed their heads also. Here and there an old soldier could be detected slipping into the posture of 'attention'. An elderly woman, not far away, wiped her eyes. Everyone stood very still ... The hush deepened. It had spread over the whole city Please mention The Margate Handbook when responding to adverts


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Railway travel in Thanet. ALF “Legs” Beeching.

150 YEARS OF THE TIVOLI BRIDGE In September it was the 150th Anniversary of the construction of the Tivoli Railway Arch and to expand upon this I wish to celebrate this by drawing the reader’s attention to some of the interesting facts surrounding this engineering achievement. An item from the local press dated 10/3/1863 tells the reader at that time what the conditions were like in that area as follows-. The soft and unyielding nature of the ground in, ”Brook’s Marsh”, have greatly added to the labour of constructing the new line. The weight of the embankment causes the ground around to rise in waves. The quantity of chalk which has already been cast upon the embankment is as much as excess of the amount calculated as sufficient to complete the entire filling but the soft unyielding soil of the meadows seem to have given way under the enormous pressure and have swallowed up several thousand loads. The bridge over the South Eastern Company’s line is in a forward state as well as over the Coast Guard Road at the Hartsdown Road and the diversion of the Garlinge Road is in progress. Near the Company’s premises on the Galinge Road may at present be seen some very large “Screw Piles”, the invention of Mr.W.Mitchell, the blind engineer. THE NEW RAILWAY 31/3/1863 The site of the Station of the Kent Coast Railway has at length been decided upon. It is to be in front of the Royal Crescent and the entrance between Buenos Ayres and the present Station of the South Eastern Railway. On Thursday last, the ground was stumped out. This will be used for the main line traffic but there is to be a second Station for traffic between Ramsgate and Margate, the site will be near the Cinque Ports Arms Inn. The works of the Kent Coast Railway in this neighbourhood are daily assuming a more finished appearance and such rapid progress is now being made that no doubt need be entertained that the line will be opened for trafficat the appointed time—September next. The monster embankment across the “Brooks” is now complete least so far as to admit of ballast wagons being worked over the entire length from the other side of the South Eastern Railway. The bridge over the latter line is also being rapidly constructed, a portion of the iron girders—which are of immense size– have already been fixed. There is a small piece of cutting to finish near St.Peters and when this is done the line between Reculvers and St.Peters, a distance of 10 miles will have been formed except that the permanent metals have not been laid the entire distance. The Station has been commenced with full vigour the foundation, being nearly finished. We understand that there is t be a Refreshment Room at the Station and that a residence for the Station Master will be erected in close proximity to it. A commencement has also been made with the local traffic branch which will extend from the main line about the middle of “The Brooks”. To the “Cinque Ports Arms”, where a Station will be erected. KENT COAST RAILWAY The portion of the new line of railway between Margate and Birchington is now almost complete. The metals having been laid for the reception of the first locomotive which arrived by the South Eastern Railway a few days ago. It was built by Stephenson in 1846 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The charge for this conveyance was £27-5-4d, being at the rate of 2d per ton per mile and Tender weighing 32 tons. The total cost of bringing the engine to Margate from Newcastle was £74-11-1 halfpenny. I am sure there are other lengthy items but this gives the reader a skeletal view of the early days of Railway travel in Thanet. ALF “Legs” Beeching To Advertise in The Margate Handbook please Phone 01843 571145


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Who Dreamt That One Up? Car Names By Committee Or Inspired By Design? Iain Betson Asks What’s In A Name Whilst queuing behind a VW Sharan at the lights the other day, I got to pondering as to the rationale behind the names car manufacturers give their products. Let me see, and I promise you they will get worse, much worse, but how are these for starters? The Proton Persona, Renault’s 19 Be-Bop, The Mazda Bongo Friendee or, and what a mental image this one conjures-up: The Toyota Townace Royal Lounge! In the “old” days, say circa 1975, we had a golden age of car names that conjured up far flung places of style, with sun kissed beaches and rolling countryside. Ford were masters at this: Cortina, Capri, and Granada, although Escort evoked an image of “a gentleman’s personal accompaniment”. Maybe that’s why they stopped short at the Ford Razzle (only kidding), although they completely lost it with the likes of Ka and Mondeo and Probe. Then there were the “look at me I‘m strong and powerful - bow to my might” names: take Scimitar, Interceptor and Spitfire as examples. Maybe the rot set in pretty soon after this with British Leyland’s lame offerings of Marina (it’s a car not a boat, but it should have sunk without trace all the same), Allegro (it was hardly quick), or Dolomite (more like Termite).

a reason too delicate to go into Then, of course, we come to reasonable names ruined by superlatives; Nissan gave us the Micra small name to describe a small car. Nothing wrong with that, but then they brought out the Micra Dot and Micra Wave. Oh those hilarious Japanese! Let me hold my sides before they split. Europe, anxious not to be left out of the stupid-naming-of-cars game, entered VW with its Golf Club and Golf Driver. After that they ran out of ideas so just decided to stay with a simple, descriptive name for one of their models, so came up with Bora. Vauxhall/Opel had a go as well. There is an urban myth circulating that amongst Spanish speaking countries the Nova enjoyed poor sales as, translated, it means “No Go”. Recent entrants in this contest were the Koreans. They have obviously been taking lessons from the Japanese and making copious notes. They unleashed a whole raft of silly, inappropriate or misunderstood monikers in a very short space of time: Hyundai “Accent” nothing wrong with that per se, except the script style typeface at a quick glance looks like “effluent”. From Kia: The Pride - in a Kia? The Cee’d (don’t forget the apostrophe!) Hyundai again: The Pony - never a truer word said. Then, in no particular order: Magentis, Carens, Sodona and Picanto So where does that leave us? No further forward really, except to realise there are an awful lot of cars out there with even more awful names.

But they pale into insignificance up against the Japanese. This car-producing nation has cornered the market in some just plain weird names; maybe they are direct translations from Japanese, although I think some have been translated via Swahili before being made into badges to adorn the rumps of cars from the land But it won’t end there, because riding high in the of the rising sun. saddle and coming over the horizon are the We have touched on the Bongo Friendee, so Chinese. With a manufacturing industry geared how about the Suzuki Mightyboy? Another one to produce just about everything, mass car from Toyota, rivalling the “Royal Lounge”: “The export is just a matter of time. Lucinda Joyful Canopy” (it has two sunroofs So may I suggest the Shanghai Motors “Noodle” apparently). The Mitsubishi Cyborg-R or, from or Beijing Autos “Chopstick”? the same company, the Pajero – they changed its name to Shogun for the European market for I may jest, but then…..

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Last minute Christmas Pudding Ingredients 1½ x 411g jars luxury mincemeat Grated zest of 1 large orange 2 tbsp. brandy 50g self-raising flour 1 tsp. mixed spice 50g fresh white breadcrumbs 1 egg, beaten Icing sugar, a few fresh berries and a large fresh rosemary sprig (optional), to decorate Method 1.To prepare: Empty the mincemeat into a large bowl and, using a wooden spoon, stir in the grated orange zest and brandy. Sift the self-raising flour and spice together and stir into the mincemeat mixture with the breadcrumbs. Stir in the beaten egg. Spoon into a greased 900ml pudding basin, cover with a circle of pleated greaseproof paper, then a circle of foil and tie around the rim of the basin with string to secure. Loop the string over and tie at the other side to make handles. 2. To cook: Put the pudding basin on an upturned saucer in a large, deep pan, and pour in boiling water until it comes halfway up the side of the pudding basin. Cover and steam for 3 hours, topping up the water level occasionally. Alternatively, cover loosely with greaseproof paper and microwave on high for 8-10 minutes. 3. To serve: Turn out onto a serving plate, dust with icing sugar then decorate with fresh berries and a sprig of rosemary, if using.

THE AMBRETTE FREE SENIOR CITIZEN PRIVILEGE CARD ( With this coupon to all over 60’s ) Privilege card holders and all their guests pay just £10.95 per head for 3 courses at lunchtimes Tuesday to Sunday. Bring this coupon to the restaurant to receive your unique Privilege card and to pick up a copy of the lunch menu. This is a unique card you can use again and again 44 King Street Margate CT9 1QE Tel: 01843 231504 To Advertise in The Margate Handbook please Phone 01843 571145



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Your quick guide to everyone and everything in your Handbook Accountants Thanet Accountancy Antiques Free Valuations Boutiques Loopsy Building & Maintenance DSM St. James Carpenters & Joiners Gary Murphy Carpets & Flooring Broadstairs Carpets Car Bodywork Repairs Chips Away Ceilings Sculptured Ceilings Cleaning Supplies Total Supplies Computer Repairs & Services Centaur Systems Conservatories JAS Conservatories Cruises VIP Cruises Dentures The Denture Shop Dog Walking Fiona The Dog Walker Domestic Appliance Repairs Worth Servicing Double Glazing JAS Home Improvements Dry Cleaners Mark Michael’s Electricians P&P Electrical Urban Wire Flatpack Furniture Joe Bradley

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November 2013  
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The November 2013 Edition of the Margate Handbook