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

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Happy Jubilee month to all.

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With the summer holidays looming, have you started to look at ways to entertain the children this year? Why not check out Kids Play on pages 11 and 23. As summer is also fast approaching and we are looking forward to spending time outside, we have a range of companies to help you get the garden up to scratch for those long evenings and BBQ’s. With Trim A Tree on page 27, Gracelands on page 25 we are spoilt for choice. Here’s an idea – pamper a loved one and help out a local charity. See page 12 to see all details of how to support Willen Hospice. As with all new editions of MK Flyers we have a new competition from a local company on page 32 – best of luck. Until next month

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Sizzling Summer Serenade

An evening of light summer choral and jazz band music Saturday, 23 June, 7.30pm Lovat Hall, Silver St, Newport Pagnell The Singers continue to celebrate their 50th Anniversary with the Fenny Stompers. Together we bring you an evening of light music. From traditional jazz to songs from the shows and pop music, there’ll be something for everyone! The proceeds of this concert will go to Friends of Willen Hospice and Air Ambulance, Berks, Oxon, Bucks

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This month sees the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and I am very excited about the events which are springing up around the country and in particular, in Milton Keynes. It seems we have all grasped the spirit of celebration as the queen approaches her 60th year in reign.

With street parties taking place across Milton Keynes, a concert at Buckingham Palace, a flotilla down the Thames (which will see Milton Keynes being represented by the Mayor) and a four day bank holiday weekend, it is fair to say we will be celebrating in a royally good way. I will be visiting a number of events in Milton Keynes but am particularly looking forward to the street party at Fishermead. I had my own taster of the Diamond Jubilee when I was given the opportunity to travel on the Royal Train. The train, which was made for the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, was made and is still maintained in Wolverton. During the journey I met Lawrence Robertson and Lorraine Clark, who both live in Milton Keynes and have been responsible for maintaining the famous train for several years.

On the theme of celebration, I was delighted to be invited to attend the Grand Opening of the Aston Martin works which is based in Newport Pagnell. A fan of James Bond, I have always admired the cars on screen but I took great delight to go and view some of the exceptionally beautiful models on display. I know it is of great pride to many that the factory has been based in Newport Pagnell for so long and I am very pleased that although the production has stopped in the area, their presence will still be felt. Last month also gave me the opportunity to meet the Youth Members of Parliament and their deputies for Milton Keynes, along with my colleague from MK South, Iain Stewart. I am always dazzled by the knowledge and passion displayed by the young people I meet, but Christopher Curtis, Elizabeth Beale, Solomon Moussa and Dan Morrison were particularly impressive. With topics as far ranging as Sex education to bus services, Iain and I were kept on our toes and should no doubt continue to be so as they all rise through the ranks. For those unaware of the Youth Parliament and its work, MYP’s are elected annually and once elected meet with local decision makers to ensure the views of young people are listened to properly. They also run events to raise young people’s political awareness and recently have been invited to debate in the chamber of the House of Commons once a year. It is a fantastic opportunity aimed at engaging young people in politics and judging by the meeting I had with the local MYP’s, it is certainly working. I would like to wish Her Majesty a very happy Diamond Jubilee and hope you enjoy the this month, in whatever way you may be celebrating. I hope you are able to use the opportunity to come together in your local communities to celebrate how fortunate we are to have a Queen that is so dedicated to our country and that has served us all for the past 60 years. If you need me, as ever please contact me on 01908 686830. Mark Lancaster TD MP

Whilst on the train they were both presented with their Diamond Jubilee Medals for their continued service. It was also an opportunity for RailCare to present a member of the royal household with their Jubilee gift to the Queen. A representative from the palace received a painting, which depicts Her Majesty with the Duke of Edinburgh in front of the famous train. It was a great honour to travel on the train and I am delighted to have learnt about a further link Milton Keynes has with the royal household.

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Holistic Therapy Day in aid of Willen Hospice June 30th - Get Pampered for charity Local therapists are doing their bit to raise much needed funds for Willen Hospice on Saturday June 30th 2012. Reflexology, manicures, Swedish massage, Thai Yoga massage, reiki and angel cards are just some of the treatments on offer at The Well in Willen. Treatments are offered at reduced rates with all proceeds going to Willen Hospice. “This is the third year local therapists have got together to raise money for Willen and it just keeps getting bigger and better,” says Paula Inch, reiki and reflexologist practitioner from Newport Pagnell.

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“Willen Hospice is such a wonderful local service and this is a great way for people to raise money for this fantastic charity while pampering themselves.” Most treatments are £12 for 30 minutes and all funds will go to Willen Hospice. Refreshments and home-made cakes on sale with doors open from 10am to 5pm. No booking is required but if you wish to reserve a particular therapy or time slot, please email paula@serenity-reiki.co.uk. The Well is on Newport Road, Willen, MK15 9AA.

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About Jazzercise

running due to the level of success I have had with my fantastic team, and been awarded the Platinum Judi Sheppard Missett, who turned her love of jazz award. So if you want to see why it’s so successful, dance into a worldwide dance exercise phenomenon, then please find a class near you founded the Jazzercise dance fitness program in (www.facebook.com/ 1969. She has advanced the business opportunities JazzerciseBucksBedsHerts) and come along to see of women and men in the fitness industry by growing for yourself. Hopefully it will be just what you are her program into an international franchise business looking for as it was for me all those years ago! that today, hosts a network of 7,500 instructors teaching more than 32,000 classes weekly in 32 Milton Keynes classes: countries. • Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm @ Middleton Primary The workout program, which offers a fusion of School jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and • Wednesday 9.45am and Saturday 9.30 am @ kickboxing movements, has positively affected Wavendon Gate Community Centre. millions of people worldwide. Benefits include increased cardiovascular endurance, strength, and For more information on Jazzercise contact flexibility, as well as an overall “feel good” factor. Keri Donnellan on 07900 987230 or go to The 60-minute Jazzercise class includes a warm-up, www.facebook.com/ high-energy aerobic routines, muscle-toning and JazzerciseBucksBedsHerts cool-down stretch segment. Jazzercise combines elements of dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, kick-boxing and more to create programs for people of every age and fitness level.

About Keri Donnellan I became a Jazzercise instructor in March 1993, 19 years ago, after finding an exercise program that I loved and suited me down to the ground. No-one cared what I looked like (3 stone heavier than now), nor did they care if I got it wrong. Everyone was there to have the same fun and get fit. I became a substitute instructor, which means I covered for other class owners when they were on holiday or ill, sometimes travelling up to an hour and a half to go and teach class. After 15 years of working for other people, I had my daughter, and decided to become a class owner myself. My classes started in Aylesbury & Tring in September 2006, with me teaching 6 classes a week. No mean feat with a year old baby to look after too ! Very quickly I trained up my first substitute instructor, Tamsin, who could then help me out and I could open more classes. In 4.5 years, I have been very lucky and have 10 great girls working for me and I have gone from 6 classes a week to 28. I have also just achieved top rank status within the Jazzercise community for the second year

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MILTON KEYNES MIDDLETON PRIMARY SCHOOL Tuesday & Thursday 7.30 pm WAVENDON GATE PAVILION Wednesday 9.45 am Saturday 9.30 am Other classes available in Aylesbury & Bierton. Halton & Wendover, Tring & Wilstone, Ivinghoe & Pitstone Winslow, Mursley & Great Horwood Keri Donnellan 07900 987230 www.jazzercise-uk.com www.facebook.com/ JazzerciseBucksBedsHerts

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How to Cook Your Very Own

Stuffed Sweet Potato Jackets Method 1 Preheat oven to 220c and Pierce the Skin of the sweet potatoes with a fork, then microwave on high for 6-8minutes turning half way through. 2 Once done take out the microwave and half, scoop out the flesh into a bowl - being careful not to break the skin be careful they will be hot. 3 Now brush the skins with olive oil and place in oven to crisp the skins in the mean time chop the bacon and spring onion and fry in the oil for 2-3 minutes or until cooked, then add the cooked bacon and spring onion along with the rest of the ingredients to the sweet potato, add seasoning at this stage if desired – it shouldn’t need salt. 4 Mix it all together and spoon into the empty skins, sprinkle with a little parmesan place under the hot grill until golden and heated through.

Typical nutritional values per potato 298kcal, 8g protein, 50.5g carbohydrates, of which 10.7g are sugars, 7.8g fat, of which 2.5g are saturated fat, 5.7g fibre, 0.6g salt, of which 0.25g sodium TIP – the ingredients list are enough to make 4 good sized portions

Ingredients Stuffed Sweet Potato 4 Sweet potatoes (approx. 300g/10oz each) 4 rashers bacon (back unsmoked) 2 tsp olive oil 6 spring onions chopped 200g sweetcorn (tinned drained or frozen defrosted) 3 tbsp clear honey 1tsp Dijon mustard 20g grated parmesan cheese Recipe is from Future Foodies 22 mkflyers

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Gardening in drought conditions Maurice Rust, Frosts Garden Centre, Woburn Sands In the press and on almost every news bulletit mentions the ‘drought’ we are experiencing at the moment, encouraging house holders and gardeners to save water. The hosepipe ban means that we can not use a hosepipe to water any plants that we may have in our gardens or our lawns let alone wash our cars etc. However there are several ways we can help our gardens through this dry period. The following are just a few simple steps that will help your garden through this period • One of the best ways to save water is to install a water butt to catch rain water that falls on to our homes, garages, garden sheds or greenhouse, this natural water is an added bonus to your plants as it will not contain any chemicals that have been added to purify it for human consumption • When we run the hot tap for warm water to wash the dishes we often have to run the tap for a couple of minutes before the cold water runs hot, save this cold water to containers of plants in the home, greenhouse or conservatory • Water plants in the cool of the evening when the sun has set or is low in the sky, this will help reduce water loss to the plant through transpiration. When plants are watered in the heat of the day much of the water that you put on the soil just simply evaporates into the air • Mulch around your trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants with composted leaves, garden compost, wood chips or chipped bark • If you have an allotment place old carpet tiles or old carpet cut into strips between your rows of plants, this will lead to moisture not being lost though evaporation from the soil. It also helps reduce weed germination, it may look unsightly in your garden or allotment but it will lead to less work long term • The use of ornamental gravel and slate chippings will also help retain moisture in the soil as well be a barrier against ‘slugs and snails’ infestations in your garden or on the top of containers • Dig in to your soil lots of compost organic matter or any inexpensive peat based compost, all of this will help retain moisture in your soil

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• If you have a small garden, a large garden or an allotment, hoe your soil weekly to avoid cracks appearing in the soil, through cracks in the soil water evaporate more quickly • When tending your garden borders do not stand on the soil as this only leads to soil compaction • Make sure you regularly remove any weeds from your garden as weeds take up precious water that you wont for your garden plants • If you are planting up new containers or hanging baskets – use compost that contains water retaining gel. This compost is available in Garden Centres and DIY stores as is Water Retaining Gel that can be purchased separately • Placing your containers in the shade will also help retain moisture in the soil • Lining the inside of a wooden or terracotta container when newly planting up will also help retain water in your container during the summer months, much of the water in a container is lost through the sides of containers, but do make sure you leave the drainage holes free in the base of the container • Place your containers in saucers to retain any surplus water that drains through the drainage holes in the base of the container that can be absorb by the plants later in the day • Lawns, long periods of dry conditions can cause considerable problems for grass, there are a few simple steps that can help your grass. Lift the cutting blades of your mower so the grass blades are left longer, do not mow the grass as often as you would in a normal summer. Keep off it as much as possible and fill any cracks as soon as they appear with in expensive ‘Multi-purpose compost’ – moisture is lost through cracks in evaporation • Grow shrubs with silver leaves, summer bedding plants that like the sun and drier soil conditions, plants such as Osteospermuns, Geraniums, Cineraria maritima, Helichysum and Gazainia I hope through reading this article it will help

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We are a family business that has been established since 1998 We offer free written quotes and the following services

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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.

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“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 www.bucksbiz.co.uk or 01908 821000

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Johnston Decorating Services

Guttering Problems? Gutters Cleaned Leaking Gutters repaired New Gutters Fitted All by friendly local established company

Call Rob on 01908 216151 or 07977 206403

Stony Oven Cleaners

We Clean Ovens The job you hate to do!!

3 Ovens, Ranges, Microwaves, Agas 3 10% off for OAPs 3 We use non caustic and odourless products and steam to clean 3 I am not a franchise 3 I am Stony born and a local business

CALL DAVE ON:

'01908 566496 or 07885 376417

www.stonyovencleaners.co.uk

Reuben Smyth Quality painter/decorator with over 20 years experience

(Monkston, Milton Keynes)

Interior & Exterior Painting & Wallpapering Friendly & Reliable

Established Five Years

01908 677966 or 07834 816794 or email

Stephen.cornwell17@ btinternet.com www.johnstondecoratingservices.co.uk

Part Time Casual Work Outgoing person required to work occasional Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings Job Role: Attending wedding receptions, setting up of Chocolate Fountains and serving guests. Experience required: Dealing with the public in a catering environment. Skills required: Customer service skills. Other Requirements: Must be a car owner with full driving licence. Must be physically fit. Must enjoy a party environment. Must be reliable.

Tel: 07879 623111

FOR SALE

Mini Hatchback Diesel 2007, 1600cc, Manual Nearly 56k on the clock Blue with white stripes Full service history

References provided on request

£6,500 ONO

07869 171755

Telephone

07752 558549

Reuben1@talktalk.net

Here’s what our customers say about mkflyers... I have used MK Flyers to advertise my business for 4 years without a single problem. I have also started to advertise my new Business and have had an immediate response within hours of delivery of the MK Flyers. One £150 advert gained us £1800 instant revenue and annually £7,200. We highly recommend Stuart and MK Flyers. Sarah Jackson

Swimming Pools wanted in and around Milton Keynes for swimming lessons Please contact Janet Rake on 01296 730742 or 07932 149833 if you know of a pool for hire

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Win

A 1 hour session in a recording studio for a pop star experience

worth

Come and record your favourite song 1000’s to choose from!

ÂŁ60

Plus 10 runners up prizes of a half price 1 hour session Just send in your contact details and you will be entered into our prize draw! Please send your details to:

MK Flyers, 18 Aldrich Drive, Willen, Milton Keynes MK15 9JH Deadline for entries is 30th June 2012. Please supply address and email address, winners will be notified by email.

The Old School Studios is a recording studio, film production, music tuition and rehearsal studio. For more info go to www.theoldschoolstudios.co.uk or call 07984 344880

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PMS Decorating Professional Qualified Decorator for 22 years

No job too small No project too big Please call Peter to arrange your bespoke detailed estimate on

Watts Plumbing & Heating Limited Friendly reliable service All work guaranteed Call

01908 526923 07798 554398

01908 506848 / 07771 665872 Or Email pmsdecs@yahoo.co.uk

Electrics and General Property Maintenance Design - Installation - Maintenance • Full Rewires / Distribution Board Changes • No Call Out Charge • Free Estimates and Advice • Garden Lighting / Power to Garages and Sheds etc. • Fully Insured • All aspects of general property • Friendly Local and maintenance taken on, including Reliable Service • Additional Sockets / Lights decorating, stud wall erection etc.

Call: 01908 827220 or 07595 517709 Email: mark@kingsmeadelectrics.co.uk

Richard Gane Bathrooms

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bumpstartbabyshop.co.uk

Welcome to Bump Start, the baby shop at Whaddon. We stock everything you could need for your baby, from car seats to cots to carriers. We pride ourselves on our product knowledge and will help find the ideal products for you. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Prompt, Polite & Professional Specialising in Bathroom Design, Supply and Installation Plastering, Plumbing and Wall & Floor Tiling also available

VAT FREE

Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun

Closed 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 11am - 3pm

We are just 10 minutes from both Milton Keynes and Buckingham

Visit us at: Bump Start Baby Shop Coddimoor Farm Whaddon Milton Keynes Bucks MK17 0LR

0800 594 3052

fax: 01908 505636 email: baby@bumpstartbabyshop.co.uk web: www.bumpstartbabyshop.co.uk

For a FREE QUOTATION call Richard on either

01908 662186 or 07889 412668 www.richardganebathrooms.co.uk

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Community Old Stratford Pres chool

Ladies’ Pamper Ev ening on Friday 15th Ju ne from 7-10pm at the Old Stratfo rd Community Ha ll Tickets are £2 in advance or £2.50 on the door

E-mail oldstratfordp ampernight@yaho o.co.uk for more info.

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Tuesday 12 June “Catwalk Calling” demonstration by Julie Woods. Club competition “D iamond Jubilee” Please note this is the second Tuesday because of the Diamond Jubilee Weekend The above meetings are at Methodist Church Ha ll, Silver Street at 7.30pm Visitors £6 Tuesday 3 July Evening visit to Josie Lepper’s Cottage Garden in Paulerspur y For information on any of the above please contact Sue on 01908 564453 or Judy on 01908 56 9429.

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Contact Peter Dillups 01908 201513 Treasurer Jose Woodhouse 01908 612211

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Please look on the school’s website for developments and the final confirmation of the day’s event: http://johnhellins.co.uk/

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Women in Enterprise is THE networking group for men and women in Milton Keynes!

Try us out non members welcome

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 to discuss how we can make your phone ring with brand new customers, ready to buy.

The Wheatsheaf Bow Brickhill

Wednesday 27th June 2012, 12 - 2pm Members £19, Non-Members £27 BOOK ONLINE Visit us today

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Call Terry for a Free Quotation

 Patios  Fencing/Gates  Driveways  Decking  Groundwork / Extension  Digger Hire  Agricultural Building Maintenance & Erecting

No job too small References available Email: tjnservices@googlemail.com www.tjnservices.webs.com

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Get Fit, Make Friends, Have Fun Play Korfball in Milton Keynes Korfball is like basketball and like netball but better! Men and Women Wanted 16+ No Experience Required Choose from Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday Club Nights

Contact Darren on 07949411502 www.korfballinmk.co.uk

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Call us TODAY to discover the STAR21 difference for yourself

Telephone Answering and Virtual Office Services Call us FREE on 0800 860 0865

Web: www.star21.co.uk Email: ethel.morris@star21.co.uk

We’ve been providing telephone answering services in the Milton Keynes area for over twelve years. Business is won and lost by the service customers receive on the telephone Make sure the first impression callers get of your Company is a brilliant one!

Your Professional, Bespoke, Mobile Valeting Service We can valet your car, motorcycle, caravan, jetski, boat, light aircraft or commercial vehicle at your home or place of work Dri Wash Valeting guarantee to clean your vehicle back to showroom condition. Comfortable service - Attention to detail Stunning results - Environmentally friendly

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Advertisers Index Airport Travel Skyline

BC

Computer Services PC-First Aid.com

16

Baby Shops Bump Start

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Conservatories Custom Glaze

5

17

Cookery Classes Future Foodies

22

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Double Glazing Cloudy 2 Clear Custom Glaze

7 5

20

Education MK Prep School

Ballooning Champagne Flights Bathrooms Richard Gane JF Maintenance Beauty Services Papillon Blinds Blinds Direct

14

Builders TJN Services

40

Butchers Woburn Country Foods

24

Car Care Dri Wash Care Homes Kents Hill Care Home Child Care Acorn Childcare Kids Play Cleaning Services A Cleaner Oven Bone-Dry Briteclean Domestique Jet Stream Drive Clean My Home Stony Oven Cleaners Time For You Commercial Property Bucks Biz

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Kitchens 14

Leaflet Delivery TLDC

38

Marketing Vibe Marketing

19

Networking Women In Enterprise

38

Painting and Decorating 3

C. Johnson

29

Johnston Decorating Services 31

Electrical Services Borland Jim Dixon Kingsmead Electrics Urban Electrical Watts Plumbing & Heating Limited

33 25 33 20 33

Flooring Oakleigh Flooring

6

Garden Services Andres Garcia Frosts Garden Centre Gracelands MK Gardener Monkey Business Trim A Tree

25 2 25 25 25 27

Gas & Heating Services Watts Plumbing & Heating Limited 33 Guttering Services Bradnam

31

Health and Fitness BMI The Saxon Clinic Hate it? Change it! Jazzercise

FC 10 18

IT Support PC-First Aid.com

F&D Kitchen Solutions

PMS Decorating

33

Reuben Smyth

31

Plumbing Services Watts Plumbing & Heating Limited 33 Plastering C. Johnson

29

Property Maintenance All Round Property Maintenance 21 Borland

33

Bradnam Property Maintenance 16 Recruitment Chocolate Fountain

31

Sports Korfball

40

MK Dons

39

MK Lightning

39

Swimming Lessons Swimezee

31

Taxis Skyline

BC

Telephone Answering Services 16

Star 21

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