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Dear Reader Hello and welcome to the December edition of the MK Flyers.


May we start by wishing you and your families a very happy Christmas for 2012 and a wonderful New Year. This month’s festive edition is full of Christmas ideas such as gym memberships for the new years resolution, beauty spas to adventure days out. Have a read through and get that all important gift. November saw the fourth trial broadcast for MKFM. To find out where to find them on the airways see page 39 or download the MK Flyers App which will have a link straight to the live feed. If Christmas is not complete without a real tree then we have a local business selling exactly what you need. See page 29 for details of how to get yours. It is here, the Ice Rink at Frosts Garden Centre in Woburn Sands is open - bringing a touch of Central Park to Milton Keynes. See page 2. Is the X Factor calling you? Why not join the Milton Keynes Rock Choir. See page 33 for details of their taster sessions. As I said earlier, we here at MK Flyers wish you all a fantastic Christmas and New Year and look forward to seeing what 2013 has in store for us all. We have really enjoyed keeping you up to date with all the news and events in Milton Keynes for 2012 and will do exactly that for 2013.


Until next month.

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Sacroiliac joint dysfunction The sacroiliac joint is the joint between the sacrum and the ilium. The sacrum is the triangular shaped bone at the base of the spine and the ilium, the winged shaped bones of the waist. The joint is marked by the presence of dimples at the base of the spine, called the posterior superior iliac spines, or PSIS for short. The picture shows the sacroiliac joint circled in red. The sacroiliac joint is a slightly movable joint and, unlike the elbow, is designed to slide. The sliding action helps to absorb the impacts of running and walking, and other less energetic movements like sitting, or bending forward. The joint may not look like much, and may not move a lot, but it is an important joint in the body, and like many joint in the body, it can inflame too. Inflammation of the sacroiliac joint is called sacroiliitis. A typical symptom of sacroiliitis is pain around the dimples in the lower back, or the joint itself. However, the sacroiliac joint is closely associated with other muscles in the back including the gluteus maximus, piriformis, muscles in the lower back and muscles which flex the hip. These muscles will react by becoming tense, causing pain in the lower back and buttocks. Changes in the way you walk can cause the muscles of the leg to become tense too. If piriformis is affected, then you could experience piriformis syndrome, which was discussed in my previous article, resulting in sciatica. Nerves leaving the spine, at the L2 to S3 level, pass close to the sacroiliac joint. Inflammation at the joint can play on these nerves causing pain to be felt in the buttock, thigh and hip. As you can see, symptoms can be complex and varied. I always get asked what happened first, did the sacroiliac dysfunction cause the other muscles to react, or did tension in the other muscles cause the sacroiliac joint to inflame in compensation. It

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is generally hard to say, but what is certain is that sacroiliac joint dysfunction usually exists alongside other problems. For this reason I will treat what I find. During a consultation I will test the sacroiliac joint for dysfunction, the lower back and piriformis for tension. Treatment will typically include soft tissue work to release tension in the lower back and piriformis. I use mobilisation techniques to release the muscles around the joint and help it to move again. When I mobilise, or move, the sacroiliac joint, you might hear a pop or click as the ilium and sacrum slide over one another, restoring movement to the joint. Jacque Cilliers Adv Dip. MT. (MSM) For appointments: 0845 4585 376 jacquecilliersmassage

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How to say goodbye to Yo-Yo Dieting Have you been dieting on and off all your life? What does the word “diet” mean to you? Are you fed up with diets that work short-term and then you pile the weight (and more) back on again? Why is this? Because diets set you up to fail! Just the word “diet” has become synonymous with fads and deprivation; diets such as the cabbage soup or meal replacement shakes. Diets may cause the starvation mode to be activated and the body’s natural ability to store fat, as a survival mechanism, kicks in. Millions of years ago our ancestors learnt to store fat as food was scarce, but now food is everywhere and we don’t need the ability to store fat any longer. The aim should be to eat as much healthy food as you need in order to burn your own stores of fat. So what should you be eating to enable you to burn your own fat stores? I use the words “healthy foods” to label an eating plan that will enable you to reduce weight. What comes under the heading healthy food? Well that may be classed as food that has not seen the inside of a factory, food that your ancestors would have eaten such as meat, poultry, fish, vegetables and fruit. Hormones also have a part to play in overcoming yo yo dieting and some of these hormones are: Leptin - Leptin is a hunger hormone which controls appetite. If leptin is out of balance you may feel that you are never full or satisfied after eating. The more fat cells we have the more Leptin is produced; Leptin tells the brain “stop eating” and suppresses appetite. It also goes to the thyroid gland to tell it to speed the metabolism and to the adrenal glands to signal the action of the stress hormones to increase the metabolism. So when working well it regulates appetite and metabolism effectively. BUT if it’s out of balance leptin gets really strong in the brain, thyroid and adrenals. This causes what is known as Leptin resistance causing an increase in food intake and a decrease in metabolism. So it’s very important to eat “healthy foods” regularly throughout the day Insulin is a hormone that will store fat in people who are overweight and they may become insulin resistant. Carbohydrates are the major promoter of insulin and the major influence on Leptin.

there is a decreased appetite and if ghrelin is high in healthy individual there is an increased appetite. Bigger people may be more ghrelin sensitive. Leptin and ghrelin are important in the pursuit of fat loss. Manipulation of these powerful hormones can change hunger and take will power out of it. Cortisol has been termed the “stress hormone” because excess cortisol is secreted during times of physical or psychological stress, and the normal pattern of cortisol secretion (with levels highest in the early morning and lowest at night) can be altered. This disruption of cortisol secretion may not only promote weight gain, but it can also affect where you put on the weight. Some studies have shown that stress and elevated cortisol tend to cause fat deposition in the abdominal area rather than in the hips. This fat deposition has been referred to as “toxic fat” since abdominal fat deposition is strongly correlated with the development of cardiovascular disease including heart attacks and strokes. 10 Tips to Balance Leptin and Ghrelin and to reduce the effects of Cortisol 1. Cut back on sugar and starch 2. Prepare a salad with protein and take it to work. 3. Allow yourself a couple of squares of 70% dark chocolate a week 4. Use Stevia or Xylitol instead of sugar as these natural sweeteners do not cause you to store fat. 5. Cut out fizzy drinks and that includes “diet” ones, which may cause you to want more sweet tasting food. 6. Walk more in the fresh air for Vitamin D. Use weights to reduce muscle loss 7. Avoid hunger at all costs. If you are hungry you may reach for a quick fix, which usually is sugar or starch. 8. Eat regularly, ensure you have healthy snacks available always; in your handbag, in the car, in your desk drawer. 9. Make sure you go to bed early enough so that you wake up naturally, lack of sleep may lead to an over production of cortisol. 10. Plan how you will manage stress/anxiety/anger/boredom etc. Be prepared so that you don’t reach for sugary, transfatty foods in an attempt to deal with it, it won’t! And again be aware that stress may also produce cortisol and lead to weight gain. All these things are practical and logical, but what about your mind? What about your negative sabotaging thoughts. What about all the reasons you may binge, overeat or eat sugary, starchy foods. Things such as stress, anxiety, or boredom for instance.

Leptin is higher at night and lower in the day, it has an opposing relationship with another hunger hormone called Ghrelin.

In combination with embracing the above points, the subconscious mind needs to be cleared of negativity and old unproductive habits. That’s where hypnotherapy comes in; helping you overcome the emotions that lead you to eat unhealthily or too much, helping you to take control of your eating habits once and for all.

Ghrelin - Ghrelin is made in the stomach not fat cells. It controls our appetite from hour to hour, so the more ghrelin there is the more hungry we are. When ghrelin is low in a healthy individual

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Celebrate Christmas in style at the multi-award-winning Calcutta Brasserie Set within a Grade II 17th Century listed Chapel in the picturesque town of Stony Stratford This year saw the restaurant named the Best Asian restaurant in Milton Keynes* which has seen Calcutta Brasserie celebrate its best year ever; as well as become the number one choice for parties and celebrations. As the seasonal period draws closer, now is the time to think about Christmas parties and where you will get the most for your money – as well as leave guests/colleagues/family and friends with Christmas to remember.

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Spice up your Christmas and New Year celebrations Celebrate in style at Calcutta Brasserie, set within a 17th Century grade II listed chapel. Our special private function room and bar offers an exquisite menu, fine champagne and wine options. We can comfortably seat 100 guests in this uniquie room and up to 200 guests throughout the entire venue. We are open on Christmas day lunch with a choice of award winning Indian cuisine and traditional Roast dinner.

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POSITIVE LIVING The right to be happy...

For the whole of your life you are an active vessel for life force / energy – positive and negative – to flow through. Every thought and word, action or intent produces an energy discharge that is carried directly to the planet and to the subject – person or matter – that you think of. This activity is automatic. It happens with or without you personally knowing. It requires no consent for it’s a natural function of our soul. Every soul is free. Each has free choice and free will. Each will invent the unfolding life story of their choosing. Nothing is set in stone before we personally make it so. Because of free will - the future is as pliable as plastic. The way your life will unfold will depend on your outlook, your needs, wants, emotions and personality. You are individual. You are powerful. You can create any reality you want to at any moment – all through thought content you are thinking. You are not a pawn; you are not life’s victim; what you choose to accept is not at the mercy of any other person, past or present. No one can totally control you. You have the freedom to will any version of your life, any story you want into being. Yet how often do you realise these things? The place you find yourself today is but a passing phase that’s playing out. Tomorrow things will shift and change again... Happiness is a choice. It is your birthright. Every day that you are here you can choose it – despite the many different ways that life presents. Not every thing you face is down to you, so there is little point in taking it on board. No one truth is the whole truth. Every situation has at least two sides, two versions, two facets. The one you choose will depend on where your mind is at that moment. First you feel, then you think, then you speak, act or respond. You are the will that will relay what you need and will accept - to larger life. The part you play within your story will vary too. At times you’ll be the victim; at times you’ll take the lead. You are both the hero and the writer of many things that you face. The reality you experience daily is up to you. Why would you ever think that it would be otherwise? To live a happy life is fairly easy. Happiness begins within – not without. It requires nothing specifically from you – just an open balanced

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mind and a peaceful outlook. You must choose it... What happens at the moment when you first glace at life around you? Do you feel first? Or do you automatically respond without choice or realisation? Do you take control of all your actions – or are you lead by your emotions, hormones, moods, brought on by what is happening at that moment – or even from what’s left over from something earlier? This a simple question that is important. How often do you step back and simply be? Life will carry on around you regardless – it doesn’t need your focus on every aspect all of the time. Life is there for your experience, enjoyment and expression. We are supposed to approach it all with a balanced, open mind. We are here to have ‘the adventure of a lifetime’. This ‘here and now’ is the adventure – not the chore. If you find that you’re not happy, work out why. Don’t make any drastic changes; just begin to shift your thoughts. Begin to notice how you feel, how you think, react, respond to what’s occurring. When you worry, stress or fret, you’ll get more to worry, stress or fret about – for those are the live instructions you’re feeding life. The very nature of free will means you’ll get back what you ask for or more simply, what you continuously consciously and subconsciously send out – though you might not realise... The books that I have written will help you understand this process easily. You’ll see how life and other people push your buttons, hold you back and you then react. You’ll see how you can alter many simple things and how life itself will effortlessly readjust around you in response. You’ll understand your pure potential that has waited patiently for understanding and recognition, for you are a powerful working force that creation will respond to precisely as you request through instructions given... Stephanie J. King - SOULPRENEUR Author of ‘And So It Begins...’ & ‘Life is Calling...’ and the soon to be released ‘DIVINE GUIDANCE’ For more information visit

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Winter Cheer Maurice Rust, Frosts Garden Centre, Woburn Sands

Where has the year gone? That is a common phrase at this time of year. December is upon us and it’s time to erect the Christmas tree and put up the evergreens - holly and Mistletoe around the home. Many of you will be looking to buy house plants as Christmas gifts. In the house plant shop in the Garden Centre we have a vast selection to choose from. The following are some useful tips to bear in mind when you are trying to decide what to buy. Take time to select your house plants as we all know they can be difficult to look after if not placed in the their ideal position. An important factor to remember when buying house plants from the Garden Centre is that these plants will not have caught a chill, unlike others that you may consider buying at a less expensive price off an open market stall, where they have perhaps sat for several days on various different cold and windswept markets until sold during the weeks leading up to Christmas. At Frosts we have experts on hand throughout each day who will give you guidance on what to buy for any position in the home. Most of our house plants carry a one year guarantee providing you retain your purchase receipt. The following information is how to care for three of the most popular house plants that you can buy or receive as gifts at this time. Azalea Indica These come in a multitude of bold and pastel colours and should bloom continuously over Christmas. Unlike other plants azaleas will need watering almost every day and I recommend that you soak the pot in a bowl of water once a week for twenty minutes, let it drain and place it back in your decorative container. A bright position is essential and the plant will do best in a cool spot in your home.

To promote healthy flowering always remove faded and wilting flowers. Azalea Indica can be stood outside in a shady spot during the summer but unlike hardy garden varieties it will not survive outside during the winter. They are also best watered with rain water if possible. Cyclamen Percicum This is possibly one of the most favourite of all flowering house plants. Here at the Garden Centre in Woburn Sands when the site was still a working nursery 125,000 plants were grown annually for sale from late October until February each year. Cyclamen are an ideal plant for cool, bright conditions. Be careful not to over water the plant. Keep it slightly moist. To promote new flowers always remove faded flowers right back to the corm. If you leave part of the old stem attached to the corm it will very soon begin to deteriorate and fungal rots will soon appear. There is a riot of bold and pastel shades to choose from including the butterfly cyclamen, with frilled petals that look as if someone has trimmed the petals with ‘pinking shears’. Poinsettia A traditional house plant which has a Latin name of ‘Euphorbia pulcherrima’. Its common name is the ‘Star of the Holy Night’. This plant will thrive best in a bright position that must be warm and drought free. Be very careful not to over water. They should be allowed to dry out in between watering. When choosing a plant look for the true yellow flowers in the centre of the bracts. For maximum life these should be unopened or just cracking yellow. Poinsettia will last well into the New year. Always make sure that your Poinsettia is wrapped before leaving the store. House plant arrangements in bowls These make a perfect gift for Christmas. They will require a good light position in your home. Careful watering is essential as most of the bowls used have no drainage holes in the base of the container. Water only when the compost is dry. Most bowls and baskets have polythene liners, with a selection of foliage plants and one or two flowering plants. The flowering plants will eventually fade. Once this happens they can be carefully replaced with new flowering plants. Within time the foliage plants will outgrow the bowl. When this happens they can be potted into individual containers. If you are buying a house plant for a Christmas or New year Gift, enhance your ‘gift’ by having the house plant or bowl gift wrapped with decorative paper and coloured ribbon. This will make your gift look twice the value and much grander than just the plant alone.

Finally on behalf of all the staff at Frosts Garden Centre, a Happy Christmas and New Year to you all.

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We are an established local family business, based in Milton Keynes, offering our services for all your needs around home and garden. We can take care of your dripping taps, sticking doors and decorating, from one room to the whole house. Whilst we welcome the smallest job we are experienced in all aspects of home maintenance and refurbishing, up to and including building you a porch or garage conversion. We employ all our staff directly, and do not use sub-contractors, thus enabling us to maintain quality whilst charging competitive rates. Sample prices, subject to inspection. Paint ceiling – 2 coats From £30.00 Paint room (emulsion) From £85.00 Undercoat & Gloss woodwork including door From £135.00 per room Replaster over artex ceiling or walls From £130.00 Fit Laminated or wood flooring, including quadrant £95-£130 Hang new internal door, including fitting handles From £40.00 Fit new external door and furniture including lock From £65.00 Fit new radiator From £40.00 each Fit new outside tap From £50.00 Pressure wash driveway or outside walkways and patio From £60.00 All electrical, carpentry and plumbing work quoted for upon inspection We can fit your new kitchen and bathroom and tile your floor and walls to your own specifications. We are specialists in tarmac and block paving driveways, bricklaying, laying paving and patios. All our work is tailored to individual needs. Our prices are for labour only but we would be happy to purchase materials on your behalf should you so wish. Accurate quotations will be given in writing before commencing work. To book our service, request a quotation or arrange for a visit,


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Small businesses will lead the way in 2012, says company whose tenants already employ 1000 people Milton Keynes will boom in 2012, says the town’s largest serviced business premises provider, as the number of people employed in its units tops 1000 at the close of 2011. Bucks Biz, with over 400,000 square feet of space and 150 tenants in Bletchley and Denbigh, says it is already planning more units to cope with the expected growth in demand and bringing forward plans to develop extra space at the huge Interchange House in Howard Way. “Our units currently provide work for around a thousand people and we have seen that figure rise steadily,” said Dominic Muscat, a director of the company that owns the business.

“As Milton Keynes business booms, led by small businesses, we are already identifying potential new units that can be converted to provide the premises needed for small companies to thrive without hassle.” Bucks Biz, with units all over Milton Keynes, is renowned for straight talking and dealing; not hiding costs and not charging for many of the little things that keep businesses ticking, but which can be annoying to the point of distraction. “We really believe that if our customers are happy, then they’ll be free to get on with their businesses, which in turn will expand,” added Dominic. More info from or 01908 299070

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Dri Wash Valeting Professional Mobile Valeting Services We are a Bespoke Mobile car Valeting company based in the Milton Keynes area and we cover the whole of the Milton Keynes and surrounding areas. We offer a fast, friendly and reliable valeting service at all times whilst putting you and your car’s needs first! We can valet your car, motorcycle, caravan, jetski, boat, light aircraft or your commercial vehicle at your home or place of work. When it comes to your car or motorcycle we will even come to your local gym or golf club. You don’t have to worry about taking it to a hand car wash and queuing. Call Dri Wash Valeting and we will clean your car in situ thus allowing you the time to do the things you need to do without leaving your home or work desk. If you find our prices higher than you expected for your circumstances we advise you to look around and compare and hope you to find us competitive. We ask that you bear in mind we do NOT offer a “quick wash and wax” service. Dri Wash Valeting are fully insured and we carry public liability insurance and all of our valeters are fully trained

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We all know that getting new customers is THE most important thing you can do for your business, but how are you going to do it? A leaflet delivery campaign consistently delivers results when done properly – and we do it properly. Call us now on 01908 850361 Order to discuss how 10,000 leaflets we can make or more from us during your phone December and not only will ring with we pay HALF the print, brand new We’ll also pay for your customers, leaflet design ready to buy.

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