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Hello and welcome to the April issue! You are probably surrounded by the temptation of half eaten Easter eggs whilst reading this, I know I am! Yes it is Easter time and now we can finally say it’s officially Spring!!! I love Springtime. Lighter nights, warmer days and that nice feeling of waking up to the sun shining and birds singing! Okay, I sound like Mary Poppins now, but hey, the brighter weather makes everyone feel happier! Anyway, this month we have the usual scrummy recipes, a few things to keep you busy, and tickets to give away! Go to our crossword on page 46 for a chance to win a family ticket to Cineworld and on page 56 you can win a family ticket to go along to the fantastic South Suffolk Show in May! All the local news to keep you updated on what’s happening, so enjoy this months issue, and next month we may have a new look to show off! Until then enjoy the Easter holidays!

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Last months lucky crossword winner of 2 x 2 Course Meals with Bottle of House Wine at The One Bull in Bury was Andrew Winearls from Bury St. Edmunds, well done! This month there is a chance to win a family ticket for Cineworld in Bury, go to page 46 for the crossword. Last Months answers: ACROSS 7. Tossed 8. Bonsai 10. Presume 11. Pooch 12. Flee 13. Mouse 17. Qatar 18. Ergo 22. Ivies 23. Cleanup 24. Ablaze 25. Pollen DOWN 1, Stupefy 2. Ushered 3. Femur 4. Compose 5. Ascot 6. Lithe 9. Resonance 14. Capsize 15. Wrinkle 16. Hopping 19. Rival 20. Vials 21. Herod

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HELDHAW ROAD I have had a lot of comments regarding this, I believe all the equipment is in place with exception of swings. According to Damien Parker the officer in charge says and I quote “the play area will be opened as soon as the grass sward has established, if we open sooner the area will just be converted into a mud bath very quickly, hopefully once this cold spell has passed the grass will grow and we can open it. Given the unpredictable weather at the moment we cannot give an exact date, but please be assured we want it open as soon as the conditions are right�

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Concerns were raised by a few people over the use of grass rather than soft tarmac, on advice the council opted for matting which is more widely used in the market place, the matting is laid and the grass grows through it as shown in picture, this is much better and will not break up. Sadly the club has not been too well attended during the cold spell understandably, hopefully with the lighter nights and better weather things will pick up, we are still looking for two or more volunteers to help with the running of the club one night once a week is all we are asking for, so if you can spare one night please come and see us we open Tuesdays 6.30 to 8.30 during school times.

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PLAY AREAS

The Council is working hard to get our play areas up and running as quickly as possible, the main play off Skyliner Way is still under the owners of Taylor Wimpey and they still have lot of work to do before it is adopted by council, there is a drainage problem. The grass areas flood when it rains and needs drains put in, there are some other small issues also, hopefully will be sorted soon.


Vandalism Sadly, we are seeing a return of vandalism and anti-social behaviour back on our estate, two weeks ago some fools thought it might be fun to smash beer bottles along the roads where children and dog walkers walk, making it very dangerous as there was shredded glass everywhere, thanks to a lady called Linda for clearing it up, there is no need for this behaviour. We had a litter pick at the beginning of March and with the help of some police cadets we collected 20 bags of litter, another pick was carried out two weeks later up and around the new school supported by our MP Mrs Jo Churchill. Very well done to both groups who gave up their time to help. There is also concerns about someone letting car tyres down in the car park outside the Community Centre, I have had a report that three cars had their tyres let down and two cars had it done twice, if anyone sees people interfering with cars please report them!

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I have had requests for a dog bin on Ten Acre, I asked for one there about three years ago and was told that one could not be put there as there was no way of emptying it and as there was one at the entrance it was not needed. Litter Bins again, it has been pointed out the lack of bins along Skyliner Way and up, around John Banks area. I have asked the council to look into getting some bins up there so hopefully we will get some.

SID or Speed indicator device will be erected on Bedingfield Way in the hope of getting motorists to keep to the speed limit, although looking at the records of some areas where they have been leaves a lot to be desired. One was recorded where a car was doing 84 in a 30 limit, the town council have two machines which are shared out among the different wards, each ward will have one for two weeks then it’s moved to another location. They are effective but people do need constant reminding of the speed limit.

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This month we want to say the BIGGEST thank you to one of our constant supporters. The Greyhound Ixworth have been supporting us for the past four years and this year they have really outdone themselves by raising a staggering ÂŁ4,515! The money has been raised from quiz nights, a 100 mile bike ride, a charity golf day, Monday Night Crib League and from a few generous donors. The money will be used to purchase some special recliner chairs on our ward F14. This will mean the family members of our patients will be able to have somewhere to sleep if they do not wish to leave their loved ones side, as well as more comfortable seating for our patients should they want to get out of bed. Their previous years of fundraising have enabled us to purchase some specialist cots for our caesarean section mums, equipment for our physio department and equipment to aid in breast radiotherapy. We cannot thank Colin, Susan, Ray, Glynis and everyone who has supported them on their quest to support us, enough! You are true charity superstars and we cannot wait to work with you again this year! This month also saw the Haverhill Running Festival take place and it was the biggest one to date with over 360 runners taking part. Sponsored by A-Plan Insurance the Running Festival saw the runners competing across distances including 10k, half marathon, full marathon and a

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fun run from Haverhill Leisure Centre. This is the fifth year the event has taken place but the first for supporting My WiSH Charity, which we are just thrilled about! Despite the odd shower, the day saw everybody having great fun and three new course records were even set. One by Nicki Davis in the HavaHalf, completing the 13.1 miles in 1:32:35 and by both sexes in the HaverMara, with Alasdair MacBean completing the 26.2 mile course in 3:11:24, and Sharon Frost the first woman home in 3:38:22. A huge well done to all the runners who took part and to Haversports for supporting us and letting us be a part of their day. Best wishes Sue Smith Fundraising Manager

DIARY OF EVENTS: The Enchanted Trail Sunday 29th April West Suffolk Spin - Sunday 3rd June Bury Dog Show - Sunday 15th July My WiSH Charity Clay Shoot Monday 6th August Visit www.mywishcharity.co.uk for full details. @mywishcharity

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Moreton Hall News...

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It’s Bin Emotional

This month I’ve been mostly talking about litter and bins. Whilst we do have a scattering of bins around the area, I think we have some holes in the service which we could address, so I asked for suggestions last month. You have all been brilliant, getting in touch via email, phone and our Moreton Hall Voice Facebook page. I have one in progress anyway, which will be near the new play equipment at Heldhaw Road, but we have suggestions for Appledown area, Mount Road near the gym entrance, John Banks roundabout, Sybil Andrews and various closes around Tassel Rd and Blackbird. I can’t guarantee all, but I’ll work on it.

A Grand Voice Thank you to everyone who has joined our Facebook group, Moreton Hall Voice. Last month we surpassed a thousand members. If you know anyone who may be interested in what’s going on in our lovely area, please add them.

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POTHOLES ARE THE PITS

Frank and I have been inundated with pothole problems this month, specifically around the huge one under the bridge on Orttewell Road. Unfortunately, the responsibility for repairs sits with Highways at County. We should treat this like we did with the police by mass reporting and making our voices heard. You can report potholes and road repairs at https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/roadsand-transport/roads-pavements-andverges/potholes/report-a-pothole/


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from Council Tax You will all have noticed that there has been an increase in the portion of Council Tax precept for the Town Council, as well as well as that to the Police and the County Council. I understand that this matter will be fully discussed at the next full Town Council meeting after which we will have a better idea of how the money will be spent. There has been much written in the local press, the Association is reserving comment until fuller details are available.

HGV Traffic We are trying to find out why so many Heavy Goods Vehicles are using the Orttewell road, rather than the Link/Relief Road. We have written to the relevant portfolio holder at Suffolk County Council, and will follow this with letters to The Road

Haulage Association and individual haulage companies, using information collected by residents.

Consultation There is a consultation regarding the merger of St. Edmundsbury and Forest Heath. Make your views known go to www.westsuffolk.co.uk/ wardoptions Or contact us with your views on secretarymhra@gmail.com

Grit Bins Have you got a grit bin near you. If it is empty contact the Town Council, who will have it refilled. Our next committee meetng is on 10th May 2018 at 19 30 in the Community Centre Cliff Hind Chairman MHRA APRIL 2018 | 15


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W hat’s been happening at...

ABBOTS GREEN Community Primary School

We have once again had a very busy month at Abbots Green with lots of fabulous opportunities for the pupils. Our Year 3 children recently had a ‘Stone Age Day’ and were visited by characters ‘Wood ‘and ‘Mema’ for an incredible pre-historic experience. The children had all dressed accordingly in stone-age costumes and spent the day learning all about life in pre-historic times, including creating fire and making tools. They watched with delight as their teacher gutted a mackerel (under guidance) before cooking it over a fire…their faces changed when they got the chance to taste it! As well as handling artefacts they also enjoyed face painting with ochre – what a memorable day! The Reception children had a wonderful visit to Norwich Castle. They had the opportunity to make flags for a Jousting Tournament and tried on armour. They also learnt how people used to cook and what the toilets looked like 900 years ago. The exhibits were impressive, particularly the gigantic teapot! Our Year 5 children have been spending time at Sybil Andrews Academy as an introduction to the secondary school. They have also all had Young Sports Leader training through the Bury Schools Partnership. You may have seen our Nursery children out and about on a local walk of the neighbourhood spotting numbers and letters, as well as looking at different types and styles of homes. Fortunately the weather was perfect for their outing, with the sun shining. We have had sporting successes – our Netball Team were overall winners in a tournament with Sebert Wood and Sybil Andrews, and we are through to the County Finals of the Under 11 Quick Sticks hockey competition. We have also enjoyed taking part in a swimming gala and playing in football tournaments. And if all this wasn’t enough we also had a fabulous World Book Day, where each child decorated a potato to represent their favourite book character! It was brilliant – what a creative bunch of pupils we have.


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Sybil Andrews Academy appoints new interim headteacher A previous winner of a national teacher of the year award has been appointed as the new interim headteacher at Sybil Andrews Academy. Trenica King has spoken of her excitement at starting at the Bury St Edmunds school after Easter while the recruitment process for a new permanent headteacher gets underway. She said: “Having met the governors and staff, what struck me instantly is the ambition everyone has for the school to be the best it can be. “I want to assist as much as possible with that and I am very excited to lead the school for the summer term.” Governors at the school and the Samuel Ward Academy Trust, which the school is a member of, said they were delighted to secure someone of Trenica’s experience and drive. Paul Rayner, chair of governors at the school, said: “Trenica has visited the school and, like everyone who visits, was delighted by what she saw. “We look forward to welcoming her to the school and I know she is looking forward to meeting our students and their parents.”

Tim Coulson, Chief Executive of the Samuel Ward Academy Trust, added: “We are fortunate to have secured the services of such an experienced and delightful headteacher for Sybil Andrews Academy. “Trenica will support the leadership team and staff as they plan to grow even further than the numbers first envisaged for the school, such has become its popularity in the town.” Trenica has had 10 years of senior leadership experience in secondary schools, including three years as headteacher at New Rickstones Academy in Witham and, this term, as the interim headteacher at a school in Romford that the Trust has been supporting. The Trust and governors have also started the recruitment process for a permanent headteacher from September after Andy Prestoe stepped down at half-term. Tim added: “We would like to thank the school’s vice-principals, James Mason and Shaun Douglas, who, as expected, have stepped up extremely well since half-term.” APRIL 2018 | 17


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The Perfect home for your Feathered Friends

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s the winter blues slowly fade away, we can expect to see more birds in our gardens. Garden birds come in all shapes and sizes, but so do bird nest boxes. As more different shaped and coloured bird boxes come into shops, more of us are buying them. However, the RSPB warns that these particular bird boxes aren’t necessarily safe or effective for nesting birds. So, when shopping for bird nest boxes, keep the following things in mind: 1. Insulation- is the box made from insulating materials such as wood, or a waterproof material? 2. Thickness- is the box at least 15mm thick? 3. Hole size- is the hole suitable for small garden birds, such as finches and tits? If it’s just blue tits you want, ensure the hole is 26mm wide. 4. Material- is the box material strong and durable? Ensure the inhabitants won’t be bothered when it’s raining.

5. Depth- is the box the perfect depth, not too shallow but not too deep? 6. Area- is the box big enough to hold lots of eggs? The inside floor area should be at least 130 square cm. Also, avoid the following factors when choosing: 1. Metal and ceramic materials, as they can make the interior too hot or too cold 2. Perches as they can support hungry squirrels or weasels 3. Brightly coloured boxes- the more camouflaged a box is, the better If a bird nesting box ticks all these boxes, then it’s just about perfect. Just remember to place the box between 1m and 5m above the ground, and you’re done. Now you can sit back and relax. Keep an eye out for activity within the box, such as if you notice a bird keep visiting it. This could mean you have nesting birds! Look out for chicks! by Aimee Hartley

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Why not join in with a Woodland Ways work party to help improve the Moreton Hall woods? No experience is needed and all are welcome; we’ll show you what to do. For more information please see www.woodlandways.org.uk, see the Woodland Ways noticeboard in the Community Centre, contact Nick Sibbett on 01284 723847 or email information@woodlandways.org.uk. Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook @NatterersWood @nattererswood or Woodland Ways APRIL 2018

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As we were getting ready for our March meeting we could see samples of wood carvings on the table. These were the creative work of our speaker for the evening, John Williams. He uses his vivid imagination and skill to make use of different kinds of free wood into works of art. He is also a fine arts photographer. The most wellknown piece locally is a plane tree stump carving featuring Monk Jocelin on one side and his horse on the other side. He plans his carvings using detailed drawings and only uses sharp chisels and files. Another example is an 18ft tree depicting game animal carvings. He also has special carvings in the Abbey Gardens commemorating physicians, masons, scribes and herbalists from the past. As a National Trust worker, he is also involved in carving 4 trees showing the history of Ickworth House. We enjoyed the stories and pictures of this talented man’s work. Moreton Hall WI meets the first Wednesday of the month at the Community Centre. The first visit is free.

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n o s a e s r e v e f y Ha is upon us... Here’s how to escape pollen pain Hay fever — also known as seasonal allergic rhinitis — typically starts around now, although for some people it can occur at any time of year depending on their sensitivity to certain pollens, grasses and fungal spores. About 10 million people in Britain are believed to suffer from it to some degree but the exact figure remains unclear due to people self-treating or not reporting their symptoms, with most developing hay fever before the age of 20. Common causes of hay fever include grass pollen, tree pollen, moulds and fungi. The time of year can affect when symptoms are at their worst, with spring and summer being the seasonal peaks. Most doctors diagnose hay fever from the history and symptoms alone. Most people do not need to have special tests but occasionally a doctor may advise you to have a skin-prick allergy test to help determine if you’re allergic to specific substances. There are many ways of reducing hay fever symptoms apart from taking medication and these include:

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LYMPHOEDEMA AWARENESS DAY – A FANTASTIC EVENT! LSS celebrated a successful Lymphoedema Awareness Day on the 19th March. Advice and information was also available from organisations including Macmillan Cancer Support, OneLife Suffolk, The Chronic Pain Support Group and BSN Medical. The event saw the joint launch of the full Lymphoedema Service by the West Suffolk Alliance Lymphoedema Service and LSS, with clinical staff on hand to give out information, advice and support.

A big thanks to the LSS Sub Committee, pictured above along with Di Cheevers, WSALS Clinical Lead, and Stefan Currington, for all their magnificent work in putting on the successful 2018 Lymphoedema Awareness Day. A magnificent £101 was raised and all proceeds going towards LLS’s fundraising for clinical equipment for WSALS for the benefit of patients. LSS 2018 Diary Dates 4th June, 6th August, 8th October and 3rd December. 7pm – 9pm at at Moreton Hall Community Centre. Do come along and find out more about living with and managing Lymphoedema and Lipoedema. For further details about LSS and the West Suffolk Alliance Lymphoedema Service: LSS email: lssuffolk@gmail.com

The engaging exercise workshops were well attended and useful exercise tips were provided by Stefan Currington, from WSALS, along with also enjoying homemade cakes and a cuppa too.

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As always welcome back to the 19th hole, now that we can officially say its British summer time lets get this golf season started.

This month is best month in the calendar as it features the best competition (in my opinion) of the year… THE MASTERS. There is no other week that I want to watch every single minute of coverage I can, from the players on the range, the Par 3 contest and then the main event. All of this being played on an almost perfect golf course in Augusta National. Last year gave us a very exciting finish that included two of Europe’s best players in the shape of Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose with Garcia claiming his first major and the all important green jacket. We would like the same action packaged tournament again this year as well, but the all important question is… Who will win this year? ….and the winner is?? The field for The Masters is a who’s who of professional golf so picking a winner is so hard. That been said here are a few players that are in form and might be worth watching throughout the tournament. Justin Thomas Looking at what he has achieved in the last past 16 months since The Masters you can’t help but look here for the winner. It looks like it’s just a matter of time before gets to world number one but will he pick up green jacket number one at the same time? Tiger Woods Everyone questioned if Tiger could still play like he did before, with a runner up finish at the Valspar Championship and another top 10 at The Arnold Palmer Invitational he answered those questions. Will Tiger have enough game for green jacket number 5 only time will tell. Paul Casey After an impressive win at the

Valspar Championship Casey is in great form heading towards The Masters. He has turned into one of the most consistent players in the world, and his track record at Augusta is very good with a T-6/T-4/solo sixth run the past three years. These are three picks of mine but anyone can win this great tournament, as always it will be a magical week of golf. Coaches Corner – WATCH THE BEST!! Continuing on The Masters theme, I want to draw your attention to the coverage and how the players go about playing this amazing Augusta National golf course. Course management is so key around Augusta, pay attention to player/caddy conversations and the numbers they talk about when planning out shots. Where they looking to land shots to to either make an approach shot easier or to allow the players to have an easier putt. Yes, I know what you are all thinking, they are the best players in the world and they can hit these shots on demand most of the time so its easier for them to make these plans. You are correct in a way…. HOWEVER, if you stand over a shot with a clear plan of what you want to do from tee to green this will allow you have make a fully committed swings each time you address the ball. Watch and learn from the best in the world!! If you have any areas of your game which you would like to improve then get in contact, I would be pleased to assist you in enjoying this game more. As this should be the most important aspect for anyone’s round of golf. If you quote MHD or SGD when booking your first lesson with me then you will receive £5 off, below are my contact details please don’t hesitate to contact me.

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HEALTH & BEAUTY

Being in touch with nature nourishes the soul and the sound of birdsong can help boost mental health. Walking with awareness and focusing on the feel of your movements, being aware of sensations and choosing not to engage with any thoughts that arise; gives you freedom, space and reduces anxiety; allowing you to appreciate what you encounter step by step. Spring is not all about nature, new life or the home. Health can sometimes need a little helping hand after the negativity, social imbalance and feeling of disconnection during the winter months. Loneliness also can be bad for health. Thinking kindly of ourselves and others and having good hearted friends with a little compassion can boost mental and physical health. Over the years it has become abundantly clear how bringing likeminded people together and meeting on a regular basis can create belonging and how close knit relationships can develop. You begin to notice the little things that slowly grow and become established into a pattern over time. You also become to realise how heart-warming being amongst these people really is.

• Respecting the strength of each other • Sharing a smile and a laugh together • Being accepted as you are • Concern about the wellbeing of others • Know we all understand the problems we have • Offering warmth and comfort • Being there for each other/giving support • Keeping in touch during the bad times • Promise of regular get togethers • There is no need to put on a brave face if you don’t feel like it Giving them hope and something to hold on to is important and building a strong bond and deep connection is of real value. No matter what shape or size you are coming together can be a real pleasure and can build into a meaningful relationship. It is what you get out of it that matters as when you become long term ill you certainly know who your real friends are. At this month’s meeting on 19th April we are having a presentation on dance for people in pain.

These are their own words and what they mean to them:-

Positively Crafty meet again on 3rd May for a session of wet felting with Lizzie.

• Friendship with likeminded people is essential

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Small Group Training Sessions As well as 1-2-1 training, I also run three small group training sessions.

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Tuesday 10am at the Moreton hall health club: This is a HIIT style session which uses a mixture of functional training and body weight exercises to achieve maximum calorie burn. Plenty of jumping, sprinting and resistance work involved in this session, perfect for burning off an indulgent weekend.

Wednesday 9:15am at Great Barton Free Church: This is a circuit training based session targeting all main muscle groups using a combination of strength and aerobic exercises. Each activity is time based so perfect for all abilities.

Friday 11am at the Moreton hall health club: This is a strength based session. In this class we focus on large muscle group exercises such as: Leg press/squat/ lunge/pull up/bench press etc. A great way to tone the whole body. Sessions are available to all abilities, focusing on time duration, it doesn’t matter what level you’re at, I just ask you to work as hard as you can. Limited spaces are available so if you would like more information or to book into a session get in touch via email or mobile.

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FOOD & DRINK

Cheesy Stuffed Mushroo Make this speedy, cheesy veggie treat for a light supper, or starter. It only needs five ingredients and you can have it on the table in 15 minutes

Ingredients: 4 large Portobello mushrooms 3 tbsp ricotta 30g parmesan or vegetarian alternative, grated 30g grated mozzarella or cheddar 1 tbsp tarragon leaves (optional) rocket salad, to serve

Method: Heat the grill to high. Remove the central stalks of the mushrooms, season and place on a baking tray. Mix the cheeses and tarragon together and season. Spoon the cheese mixture onto the mushrooms and grill for 8-10 mins, or until bubbling and oozy. Remove from the tray with a spatula, season and serve with a rocket salad.

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With more and more people opting to be vegetarian and vegan - there are some wonderful opportunities, as a chef, to get creative. Producing a meat dish and simply removing the meat - I am told this happens all too often, is not very resourceful! Far better, in my view, to create an interesting, tasty and nutritionally balanced meal for a vegan, add cheese or eggs for a vegetarian. Most of my vegan dishes make superb accompaniments to other mains including a standard roast. It is important to me that, as an omnivore, all my dishes taste great. As a result, many a confirmed carnivore has enjoyed our vegan dishes. Check out our root vegetables roasted with rose harissa and marmalade, sweet potato fries with homemade garlic mayo or tahini and zat’aar - or stuffed portobello mushrooms topped with grilled vegan cheese. The greater challenge is pudding - fruit is nice and healthy, but its not pudding! With this in mind I set about in the test kitchen and have come up with a couple of recipes that got thumbs up. The added bonus here is that they are gluten free and dairy free too.

Vegan ‘Cheese’cake Base 200g pitted dates 120g raw walnuts Filling 180g raw, unsalted cashew nuts (soak these in boiling water for at least 15 minutes) 80g Coconut oil (melted) 150ml Coconut milk (full fat) 120ml Maple syrup or agave Pinch salt 50ml lemon juice

In a food processor or smoothie maker - blitz the dates and walnuts. Pack these into muffin tins - silicone ones are the best. Rinse out the food processor and blitz the remaining ingredients pour on top of the base. I froze them to aid pushing them out of the silicone.

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

I experimented with various egg replacement options to make these vegan. If you would like to receive this recipe please email bookings@casabse.co.uk

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Peanut Butter Cheesecake This irresistible cheesecake is the perfect indulgence for peanut butter fans! Ingredients:

Method:

For the base 50g butter 175g pack peanut cookies For the filling 5 gelatine leaves 500g tub ricotta 175g smooth peanut butter 175g golden syrup 150ml milk To decorate 270ml pot double cream 2 tbsp soft brown sugar 1 bar peanut brittle, crushed

Oil and line a 20cm round loose- bottomed cake tin with cling film, making it as smooth as possible. Melt the butter in a pan. Crush the biscuits by bashing them in a bag with a rolling pin, then stir them into the butter until very well coated. Press the mixture firmly into the base of the tin and chill.

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Soak the gelatine in water while you make the filling. Tip the ricotta into a bowl, then beat in the peanut butter and syrup. Ricotta has a slightly grainy texture so blitz until smooth with a stick blender for a smoother texture if you prefer. Take the soaked gelatine from the water and squeeze dry. Put it into a pan with the milk and heat very gently until the gelatine dissolves. Beat into the peanut mixture, then tip onto the biscuit base. Chill until set. To serve, carefully remove from the tin. Whisk the cream with the sugar until it holds its shape, then spread on top of the cheesecake and scatter with the peanut brittle.

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That pie was good! BY ANDREW SOUTHWOOD In my 40 years as an Ipswich fan I’ve been to some terrible football matches. Not just bad games, but mind numbingly turgid affairs. I’ve always put the late 1980’s as my darkest days at Portman Road. However, I do believe those lows have now officially been surpassed. The current state of the club can probably be best explained through my recent matchday experience. Despite witnessing a woeful performance at the weekend, I was in an unusually buoyant mood as we stepped off the coach for the Tuesday night game. With a bit of time to spare we decided to venture into the ‘Fans Zone’. Yes, we were the basically the only people there, but we remained optimistic and decided a quick trip to the loo was required before we had a drink. Here was the first problem. No toilets. You had to exit the Fan Zone (the long way round, obviously) to use the loos, and then you couldn’t get back in again. 42 | APRIL 2018

Nevermind, we’ll get a pie and a pint in the stand. But wait, the tantalisingly named ‘Real Ale Bar’ was shut. Ok, so we’ll just have a basic pint. “Sorry, no cards…” says the bar staff to my mate. Fear not, for I have some hard cash. Oh, but wait, the beer has run out (remembering we were struggling to actually see any other customers at this point). Right, we were getting frustrated now. Still, looking for the positives, the pie was good. We head up into the deserted stand to find our unofficial seats. I mean, that’s the advantage of the ground being so empty. We took our chances and sat in the posh padded seats on the halfway line, normally an eye watering £45 a match I believe. As the appalling spectacle, that was the match, unfolded before us, we were distracted by the filthy state of the stands and the mud bath of a pitch. A toxic atmosphere from the tiny home crowd, ironically cheered passes

completed and long balls to no one. At one point we tried to get a Mexican wave going, but with swathes of empty seats it never got beyond the 2 of us. Worth a try. As the 3rd goal was conceded at the start of the second half many people headed for the exits. We had a coach that (much like Mick McCarthy) wouldn’t be leaving until the bitter end, so we had little choice but to sit it out. The minutes passed and I silently contemplated some of the magnificent moments I’d experienced in that ground; pitch invasions in celebration of promotion in 1992, colossal FA cup ties, thrilling Premier League football… If I was laughing at the final whistle it was only to stop myself from crying at the catastrophic demise of a once highly respected club, my club. How dare ‘they’ do this? Yet, as we boarded the coach for the arduous homewood journey all I could think to say was, “That pie was good…”.


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Anyone who knows me knows that I love/ have a passion for baking! Recently I was really fortunate that my parents bought me a mixer in the Palmers sale! Which seeing it on the side has made me want to bake even more! It is a cream Morphy Richards one, it is so nice!! So this months article is going to be about some of my recent creations! For Mother’s Day, rather than jut buying flowers I thought I’d make some in edible form! For Christmas I got some creative flower piping nozzles, which worked a treat! I had to make the buttercream quite differently to how I would usually do it, as it needed to be thicker so they wouldn’t flop! So instead of margarine I used Trex and meringue powder. I was very pleased with how they came out (and so was my nan)! I did them in different colours so that they looked like a bunch of spring flowers! This was a personal choice but I used different nozzels to make a variety of flowers, no two flowers looked the same!

I was really lucky that my nan picked me up a magazine that had just come out about baking. It came with two different size butterfly cookie cutters, three piping bags, and a magazine about things you could bake and amazing ideas! I chose to use the smallest cookie cutter to make butterflies from royal icing to place on top of some pipped buttercream buns. I chose to make them in red and white as I took them in to school to sell for Sport Relief. I also chose to make some sheep buns to sell as it’s spring time! I’ve made these before, they are very simple but effective! I simply put some green icing on top of the buns and put white mini marshmallows on top of that to look like the sheeps body. I also made the sheep heads out of black and white royal icing, it was like playing with play dough! I’ve already decided that I’m going to make little pink piggies in a similar style to the sheep next, and will also use my big butterfly cutter to make some cookies! Let me know if you enjoy making these or any of your own creations over the holidays! 50 | APRIL 2018

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Rougham Control Tower Aviation Museum April Is Here!!! Hopefully you are reading this on our first day (or our second – as we are open on the bank holiday Monday). If not please come and join us on any Sunday for this season. Our first Open Day of 2018 is Sunday April 1st. How quickly has this day come around? Time Flies! The successes of last year – new road access, internal improvements, increase in visitor numbers – have helped in our focus for this year. YOUTH. Our main project, during the winter months, has been the installation of central heating in the Radar Room. Wow, what a difference! Thank you to the team – Graham, Wendy and others for the hard work that has made this happen. Apart from enjoying tea, coffee and cake in a warm building, public meetings (on the last Tuesday of the month), committee meetings and the evenings for the Radio Club and Paranormal visitors will offer very comfortable facilities. In the 1942 to 1945 period at Rougham the majority of pilots and aircrew were very young. Many completed their tour in Europe before they had celebrated their 21st birthday, if they were lucky enough to survive the allotted 30 sorties. I am aware that the ‘war situation’ required many large numbers of service personnel but so many of them volunteered in their teens. Our young people committed their lives to their King and Country - National service and so many were under 21! This was the same in the USA where 16 and 17 year olds (and younger) wanted to see ‘action’. Over 330,000 allied military personnel arrived into East Anglia, with some 3,500 to 4,000 here at Rougham. The 8th USAAF assistance, involving airfields such as Great Ashfield, Parham, Elmsett, and others, provided bombers and fighter escorts for the assault on Germany. Rougham aircraft included the 52 | APRIL 2018

mighty B-17 Flying Fortress. Four engine, 9/10 crew, weighing in excess of 32 tons (fully armed and ‘bombed-up’) and able to fly at some 30,000 ft – with temperatures on occasions well below minus 15 degrees. Our Museum stands as Bury St Edmunds main memorial for these service men and women. For those who died or were wounded, for the 1,834 who never went home and for the crew’s of 153 aircraft that where lost. AND so many of these guy’s and gals were in their teens! So this is why this year we are focusing on our youngsters. We, the current committee and M members, are beginning to get ‘a little long in the tooth’. An injection new blood is needed Y to become involved - our future custodians CM of YOUR museum. Please come and visit us this year – families, friends, veterans, military MY enthusiasts and historians. Metal detectorists, paranormal investigators, artists, re-enactors, CY plane buffs – there is something for everyoneCMY – even tea and cake! C

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The cricket season is upon us and despite the large quantity of rain, snow and high winds of the winter the Victory Sports Ground is in excellent condition, the cricket squares are in as good a condition as I have ever seen in April. Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club is very keen to increase the numbers of women and girls playing the game with that in mind there is a Women’s Softball Festival on the evening of Friday May 11th this emphasis is on enjoying the game and for players to join the clubs ladies team who play on Sundays during the season. Junior cricket coaching has taken place in the sports hall during the winter and during the season matches will take place for 5 teams aged from under 9 to under 15. Junior cricket coaching will take place on every Wednesday and Friday evening during the

period April to August, the club have 7 coaches that include Murray Commins a South African professional player who will be both playing and available to coach groups and individual players. On Sunday mornings the club will running Sunday morning `All Stars Cricket` there will be 8 sessions

commencing on Sunday May 13th. Fixture cards will be available in the foyer of the pavilion from midApril or on the club website www. burystedmundsofficalsite.co.uk Please come along to the ground during the season and enjoy some cricket and have a drink at the bar and visit the Community Pavilion.

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Craft Corner WELCOME TO THIS MONTH’S CRAFTY COLUMN.

Every month I share a crafty activity to try at home. I’m Michelle and I own the crafty foxes. I run adult and children’s workshops, children’s crafty parties, after school clubs, hen-dos and a wedding/events mobile crafty creche. Check out all my workshops on my website www.thecraftyfoxes.co.uk

Here’s a really simple Easter/Spring make that looks great when lit up on a shelf. You will need a piece of plain paper, a glass tumbler or old jam jar, some sharpie pens (or glass decorating pens) a glue dot and a tea light.

• Draw an outline shape of a bunny (or heart or star) • Using a glue dot or Sellotape stick this to the INSIDE of the glass container • Using a series of tiny dots, go close to the outline of the image. Choose 2 colours (yellow and green are nice for Easter), and gradually build up the amount of dots so they are very dense. • Remove the paper from the inside to reveal the silhouette • Place a tea light inside If you wished to be able to wash the glass you MUST use glass decorating pens and heat fix the glass in oven as per their instructions.

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Don’t horse around at home on Sunday 13th May, come to the South Suffolk Show to see the real thing neigh! The Cavalry of Heroes will be performing a tribute to the horses and soldiers of World War One in the grand ring, marking 100 years since the end of The Great War. Don’t miss these courageous stunt riders and their stunning steeds in action. Stop by and admire the horses competing in our dedicated equine area with jumping, carriage and show classes.

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The South Suffolk Show

Ampton Racecourse, Ingham, Nr Bury St. Edmunds Follow the signs off the A134

SUNDAY, MAY 13th 2018

A Traditional Agricultural Show Featuring

Cattle, Sheep, Pigs & Horses, Farm Machinery, Trade Stands, Countryside Area, Food Hall, Arts & Craft Marquee, Children's Entertainment and Public Catering & Bar Ring attractions to include

‘The Cavalry of Heroes’ with their 100 year anniversary tribute to the soldiers and their horses of the First World War plus displays by The Suffolk Gundog Club, The EATC with Terrier Racing and Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations & Auction

“Come along to the South Suffolk and experience a great day out”

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A FAMILY TICKET WIN for the South Suffolk Show! The Bury St. Edmunds Directories have 2 x Family Tickets up for grabs to go along and see the South Suffolk Show this year (worth £30), we are offering 2 lucky readers a chance to win them, just answer the following question...

How many years are The Calvalry of Heroes marking since the end of The Great War this year at the South Suffolk Show? Just email us the correct answer, your full name, address and contact telephone number to studio@burystedmundsdirectories.co.uk. Closing date is April 30th 2018.

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What to do in your garden in April... I’ve often wondered how much walking I do when I am gardening. Particular when mowing a lawn or working in a large garden your steps soon mount up. We are told that to keep healthy that we should aim to walk 10000 steps a day. In keeping up with the trends I invested in a Fitbit a wristwatch type device which measures your steps. Sure enough most days whilst gardening, I easily achieve 10k steps in a day. Clearly gardening can help you to keep fit.

If you fancy a trip out this month to view some gardens then take a look at the National Garden Scheme website. For instance, the Cattishall Farmhouse at Gt Barton is open on the 15th April and the Moat House at Little Saxham is open on the 29th April.

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This months poem...

“Now that the winter’s gone, the earth hath lost Her snow-white robes, and now no more the frost Candies the grass, or casts an icy cream Upon the silver lake or crystal stream; But the warm sun thaws the benumbed earth, And makes it tender; gives a sacred birth To the dead swallow; wakes in hollow tree The drowsy cuckoo and the humble-bee. Now do a choir of chirping minstrels bring In triumph to the world the youthful spring.”

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n Weeding, weeding and weeding! n Fill up the bird feeders n Remove algae from paths using a brush with stiff bristles or a pressure washer. n Pond algae grows when there is excessive sun light. Create extra shade by dividing and replanting waterlilies n Dig out patio weeds

don’t like using chemicals use a wire rake or an electric scarifier to remove. Don’t leave bare patches in your lawn as this will soon be filled by weeds. Instead apply grass seed from middle of April. n Tidy and reshape lawn edges with a half moon edger. Create a gully of around 8cm between lawn and flower border.

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to sow broad beans, brussel sprouts, early peas, beetroot, radish, turnips and spinach, carrots and onions. The difficulty is making the choice! To avoid build up of pests and diseases try to avoid growing the same crop in the same part of the garden each year so rotate. n Plant first early potatoes. They like lots of sunshine and lots of water. n Plant onion sets if the soil is dry n Pick rhubarb that has been growing away under forcers.

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Never exchange cash at airport Bureau de Change

before you go and avoid wasting £££’s when you pay. Money Saving Expert recommends Barclaycard Platinum Travel Card (for cash withdrawals) and Halifax Clarity Mastercard (best overall credit card).

the rates are rubbish. Check out travelmoneymax.com for the best bank or bureau de change to use. When in Europe, you may be asked if you want to pay in pounds or euros, generally the best option is euros.

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, a national charity with over 10,000 volunteers, is launching a new social group for elderly people in the Bury St. Edmunds area this summer. Supported by a network of volunteers from the local area, the charity organises free monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people, aged 75 and over, who live alone. The aim is to offer a regular and vital friendship link every month in volunteers’ homes, and the charity’s work is currently being featured on Channel 5’s ‘Do The Right Thing with Eamonn & Ruth’ . Each older person will be collected from their home by a volunteer driver and taken to a volunteer host’s home for the afternoon. The group will be warmly welcomed by a different host each month, but the drivers remain the same which means that over the months and years, acquaintances turn into friends and loneliness is replaced by companionship.

The tea parties offer a great way for intergenerational friendships to flourish – the volunteers hail from a variety of ages and backgrounds, but are coming together to try and

make a positive difference for isolated older people in the local community. Local Group Co-ordinator Marilyn Oakley is keen to offer a warm welcome to older people who would like the chance to enjoy good company and a change of scenery, but who struggle to get out by themselves. ‘It’s such a simple idea’ she says, ‘but the opportunity to have a chat and a laugh together amongst friends once a month could be a real life saver for elderly residents in our community who otherwise barely see anyone!

The group would also welcome more volunteers, especially drivers who would be willing to pick up one or two elderly guests once a month and accompany them to the tea parties, share in the fun and friendship and then return them home afterwards. ’It’s not only the elderly guests who benefit’ says Jonny Wood, Contact the Elderly’s regional development officer, ‘Loneliness can hit us at any stage in life, and volunteering for Contact the Elderly is a great way for people of all ages to make a vital difference to others whilst making new friends themselves!

If you’re an older person who would like to know more about joining the group, or a potential volunteer who would like to help, please contact Jonny Wood on 01263 805013 or email: jonny.wood@contact-the-elderly.org.uk or Marilyn Oakley on 07813 341746 or email: marilynoakley2013@yahoo.co.uk You can also find out more about Contact the Elderly at www. contact-the-elderly.org.uk or via Freephone 0800 716543. APRIL 2018 | 65


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Adult Tennis Sessions Open To All Evening Sessions Members Tennis Evening Thurs 19:00 to 21:00 Indoors

Adult Beginners coaching Wednesday 19:00 to 20:00 Indoors

An opportunity to meet fellow tennis members and play some great tennis. All standards welcome. Open to Platinum and Gold Tennis Members

An introductory coaching course for adult beginners covering the basic strokes and matchplay. Bookable 6 week course Members & Non Members £66

Morning Sessions Weds 09:30 to 11:00 (Beginners/Improvers) Outdoors

Friday 09:30 to 11:00 (Improvers/ Team standard) Indoors

A weekly session introducing players to basic coaching and matchplay.

A weekly session for improver and team standard players who wish to develop their play further.

No booking required-pay on the day Members £7 Non Members £9

Bookable 6 week course Members & Non Members £60 (6 weeks) £45 (3 weeks)

Please quote BSE directories when booking.

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Stroke survivors club to launch new Stroke survivors are being encouraged to join a new choir which is being launched with the support of St Edmundsbury Borough Council funding. The Second Chance Stroke Survivors Club was set up eight years ago to provide social and emotional support to stroke survivors in the Bury St Edmunds area. It already employs a specialist neurological physiotherapist to work with its members, helping their continuing rehabilitation and with it their confidence. The group also organises outings, sports and other activities including dance sessions all to help rebuild the confidence and independence of stroke survivors. Now the group, which is open to new members, is about to start a choir, backed with £600 of locality funding from St Edmundsbury Borough Cllr Patsy Warby. Penny Baker, organiser at the club said: “There has been a lot of scientific research into the positive effects of singing for stroke survivors. That research shows that singing helps to improve concentration, coordination, attention, personal awareness and memory. There are some stroke survivors who, due to a condition called aphasia, can no longer talk but music comes from a different part of the brain to speech. Watching someone who cannot talk but who can put across their emotions, thoughts and feelings through the power of song, is simply incredible. Many stroke survivors suffer from

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anxiety and depression but singing lifts people’s spirits by releasing endorphins into the body. It also reduces feelings of loneliness and isolation by bringing people together.“ The locality funding from Cllr Warby will pay for an electric piano which will be used to accompany the choir at its singing therapy sessions at Great Barton Village Hall. It is hoped that these sessions will take place at least once a month.

Cllr Warby said: “My husband and I know a great many people who have suffered a stroke and it impacts not just on their lives but the people around them as well. This group is about helping people recognise that they have been given a second chance at life, and helping them make the most of that chance by giving them the support and rehabilitation that they need. I am only too pleased to be able to support the club with its fabulous work and I am sure that activities including the new choir will help improve the quality of life for stroke survivors in the area.”

For more on the Second Chance Stroke Club visit

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Cluttered House, Cluttered Mind It may just be me but as summer draws to a close my behaviour changes; I stay in more and start hoarding things away like a little squirrel. As I cram another armful of stuff into the bottom of my wardrobe the little voice in my head says “I’ll sort that out when…” **add random excuses here**. At first it isn’t an issue, but after several months I feel a bit like the old lady in Julia Donaldson’s A Squash and a Squeeze. There is hardly any space left for me and my children in our home. Every cupboard is crammed with piles of old clothes, toys they have grown out of, things I might need one day, broken things waiting to be mended and quite a lot of old tut. Psychologically, this isn’t good for us. Clutter causes stress, knowing there is a pile of jobs we have to get around to causes stress, not being able to find anything because it is buried under piles of things we don’t need any more also causes stress. Basically being squashed in your home causes stress! It’s not very Zen and poor Feng Shui; clutter causes stagnant energy to collect in your home

which affects our mood and brings us down.

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We need to take care of our personal environment for our mental and physical health. Meditation and yoga classes can relax our mind and body but if we go home to a cluttered, busy environment, that stress will return as soon as we enter the house. My brother is an estate agent, he tells me that many people want to move because their home is too small, when he goes to look around, it is often too full not too small. Humans have a habit of holding on to things we don’t need any more.

1. Stuff to keep

Spring is a great time to have a clear out! Instinctively we become more action orientated as the weather warms up. Use that natural sense to your own advantage and make yourself a spring cleaning plan. Get the kids involved, teach them to organise and prioritise their belongings, it’s a good life lesson and a fun thing to do together. If you are busy like me, keep it simple – choose a room to start in, sort one

2. Stuff to bin 3. Stuff to sell 4. Stuff to give away At the end of each week, and this is the important bit, take the stuff where it needs to go! Repeat for as long as necessary. Don’t, under any circumstances, put the piles back in the cupboard to dispose of later! Once you start to see the difference you will want to keep going. Don’t forget the loft and garage. Clean as you go and in no time your home will be ordered, clean and welcoming. Then you really can relax and enjoy your space. Have a stress free April everyone, Best wishes,

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Date: April 9th Time: 11.30am - 2:30pm Yoga class designed for Yoga Teachers, Yoga Student Teachers and more experienced students wishing to spend more time developing depth and technique in their yoga practise. Practical and discussion work. Cost: £20 per person.

Jivamukti Yoga Masterclass with Dawn MacNamara

Date: April 14th Date: 2pm - 4pm The asanas within the class are supported by chanting, breath awareness, flowing vinyasa sequences, alignment exploration, hands-on assistance, relaxation and meditation. Suitable for all. Cost: £12 per person

Grounding your energy Gong Bath with Vicky Warner

Date: April 14th From: 5pm - 6pm Using the sound of the Gong this meditation class is focused on clearing and grounding the base Chakra. 1st in Chakra Clearing series. Cost: £12 per person.

Lower back, Hips and Pelvis Yoga Workshop with Tracy Wyatt Date: April 28th From: 1.30pm - 4.00pm Exploring some of the issues that can cause lower back pain and discomfort. Using yoga to identify any tension, tightness or restricted range of movement in these areas. Open to all. Reiki Gong Bath Full Moon Celebration with Vicky Warner

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We are amplify. You may have known us as the PIT Group Ltd or Gemma Walters Design & Marketing. Well, we’ve rebranded! We are AMPLIFY Design & Print. After over 20 years trading, we’ve made the decision to combine the companies in order to streamline our offering as a complete full service design and print company.

WHAT DO WE DO? We provide graphic design, web design and print services to large and small businesses, in Bury St Edmunds, throughout Suffolk, the rest of the UK and globally. Our services include web design, branding and logo design, social media, print, photography, newsletters and brochures, advertising, packaging design, PR, flyers

and leaflets, signage and vehicle graphics, marketing materials, exhibition stands, email marketing, business stationery – you name it, we can do it!

We care about our clients and our goal is to help them have a thriving business that succeeds. We always go the extra mile to help you get the right results from your marketing efforts.

TIMELINE OF THE COMPANY Our small, but perfectly formed team, has steadily grown over the years – here’s a look back at how we’ve progressed.

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Ian joins Print in Touch Ltd

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Gemma joins the business offering graphic design services

2015

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CHURCH NEWS

Christ Church MORETON HALL Easter already seems long over. Your Easter eggs are eaten, the celebration wine drunk and you’re getting back to life as normal, after a happy bank holiday break. However the church is still celebrating Easter! For 50 days we remember wonders of the resurrection. The Reason for this is that after the first amazing appearance of the risen Christ, people kept on seeing him. There were well over 30 encounters and on one occasion 500 people met with him in one place. The church is not just remembering the fact of the resurrection it is celebrating is what it means for everyone today. For those facing bereavement, or the end of their lives, it means that death is not the end and when we die there is somewhere else to go to. Because Jesus came back in a body that was seen and touched, the church believes we have a new body and a new life after death. A life without sin lived in perfection in the presence of Jesus. Before the resurrection in the days after the crucifixion, the first disciples thought that the very best

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thing ever happened to them had been taken away forever. The man they, admired, loved who they had given their lives to, and based all their hopes upon, had been cruelly put to death. They thought they would never see him again and that their lives had come to an end. They would never be happy again. The Resurrection shows that Father God knows how much we are suffering even in our darkest moments. He knows he cares and he can do something about it. It also means that when all hope is gone, when there is absolutely no expectation of anything good happening at all, when you’re at the very end of your tether and you cannot see any way out, God has an answer. In fact he can transform any situation out of all recognition, for as St Paul says in one of his letters “the same power that raised Jesus from the dead is at work in you now.” He said this to people who believed in Jesus but were struggling in their daily lives. The first disciples believed the resurrected Jesus and began to pray. Then on the day of


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Pentecost, the Spirit of Christ came down. The Church was born, they proclaimed with confidence the message of Jesus and the world has been changed ever since. So whatever your circumstances if you come to Him, and pray He will hear and He will act. He can do something extraordinary, something that will change the situation completely. Sometimes it happens all at once and sometimes over time, but it does happen, and keeps on happening ever year. The 50 days Easter ends on the day Pentecost 20th May. In the ten days before that the global Church sets aside time to pray so that the Spirit of God may move in power again. If you would like us pray for you then please do get in contact. For the power that raised Jesus that transformed the disciples and has helped the church ever since, can be shared with you too.

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Services

SUNDAY 1st April

8.30am Holy Communion 10.30am Easter Sunday Family Service NO EVENING SERVICE

SUNDAY 8th April

10.30am Morning Sunday Worship OUR APRIL SERVICES 6.30pm Alive with 1st 8.30am Word Holy Communion Communion 10.30am Easter Sunday Family Service NO EVENING SERVICE SUNDAY 15th April

10.30am Communion 8th 10.30am Holy Morning Worship 6.30pm Open Space

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SUNDAY 22nd April

15th 10.30am Holy Communion

10.30am Morning Worship 6.30pm Open Space 6.30pm Word Alive

22nd 10.30am Morning Worship

SUNDAY 29th April 6.30pm Word Alive

10.30am Free Church

29th 10.30am Free Church Communion Communion

6.30pm Space 6.30pm Open Open Space

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IN APRIL

Wednesday 18th - Saturday 21st April

HAY FEVER (Drama)

Returning to Theatre Royal with their new touring production of Hay Fever, London Acacdemy of Music and Dramatic Art grace the stage with a new adaptation of Noel Coward’s 1920s comedy. Surprises, romance and outrageous behaviour lead to four guests regretting ever accepting an invitation from the melodramatic Blisses.

Four guests have been invited to the Bliss household all believing they’d have their host to themselves. One believing he is in for a romantic tryst with an unattached beauty. Another is there to inspire an uninspired author and provide fertile ground for research. Two older lovers expecting to have their younger counterpart to themselves. When forced to engage within close quarters, romantic alliances shift frivolous ease, misunderstandings and tempers flare and the Bliss family have no choice but to give up on their hope of a quiet weekend as they wreak emotional havoc on their guests. Book Online.

Saturday 28th April

WALK LIKE A MAN (Music) Walk Like A Man takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, now immortalised in the multi-award winning show Jersey Boys, which has been packing theatres worldwide since it’s debut in 2005. Valli’s unmistakable voice dominated the airwaves for more than two decades with classics such as Sherry, Let’s Hang On, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, My Eyes Adored You, December 63 (Oh What A Night), Bye Bye Baby, Who Loves You and many, many more. With a repertoire which needs no introduction, Walk Like A Man combines infectious personalities, amazing vocals, slick harmonies and even slicker dance moves to deliver a show full of energy and nostalgia which will leave you wanting more! Don’t miss the ultimate celebration of one of the world’s greatest Rock & Roll bands! Book Online. www.theatreroyal.org *Times and dates correct at time of going to press. Please check with organiser for full details/availability. 84 | APRIL 2018


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at St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Powerful, inventive, exciting

Haydn

The Creation

Sena Larard soprano Christopher Turner tenor Graeme Danby bass Prometheus Orchestra Bury Bach Choir Philip Reed conductor

Saturday 2 June 2018, 7.30pm

St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds Tickets £15, £20 and £25 via the Apex Box Office 01284 758000 or from our website

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CINEMA LISTINGS & REVIEWS

A WRINKLE IN TIME

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Director Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Pena, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis, Chris Pine Starring Ava DuVernay Directed by Ava Duverney, and starring Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peňa, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis, and Chris Pine, A Wrinkle in Time is an epic adventure through one girl’s transformative journey led by three celestial guides. We discover the strength comes from individuality and that the best way to triumph fear is to travel by one’s own light.

UNSANE

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Director Steven Soderbergh Starring Claire Foy, Juno Temple, Jay Pharaoh, Joshua Leonard, Aimee Mullins A young woman leaves her hometown to escape a troubled past and begin a new job. But when she is involuntarily committed to a mental institution she is confronted by her greatest fear — but is it real or just her delusion? With seemingly no-one ready to believe her and the authorities unable or unwilling to help, she must confront her fears head on. With twisting perspectives and a shocking narrative, Unsane asks questions about our perception of reality, our survival instinct and the system that is supposed to take care of us.

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NEW FEATURE!

FILM REVIEWS

PETER RABBIT Reviewed by Cat Dube

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TOMB RAIDER Reviewed by Gemma Procter

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For someone who’s old enough to remember the previous Tomb Raider films with Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft, I was quite intrigued to see why they were remaking it so soon (okay, it was 17 years ago, but that just makes me feel super old!) so I popped along to Cineworld to see it with my Mum and my sister.

Fun for ALL the family! I was a little sceptical about taking my older children to watch this but I am so glad I did!! This was a funny, entertaining and well acted film with realistic effects. Based loosely around the artist Beatrix Potter, the film focuses on the feud between Mr McGregor and Peter Rabbit with ‘Bea’ (Rose Byrne) and the young Mr McGregor (Domhnall Gleeson) forming a love interest. James Cordon makes an excellent Peter. There was real moments of laughter throughout from more than just my 5 year old. A definite hit for all and a great Easter holiday treat. Young and old - go and see this - you won’t regret it!

9/10

The Angelina Jolie incarnation of Lara Croft was pretty badass in a ‘girl power’ time, and actually it seems right that this film has made its return this year, but with a new Lara in the Oscar-winning form of Alicia Vikander. Her portrayal of Lara, is a bit more subtle and vulnerable than Angelina’s, but so much more current. It’s an action-packed film, that I’m fairly certain won’t win Alicia Vikander another Oscar, but at the same time, wasn’t terrible. We were entertained with it’s fast-paced story, and if you like Indiana Jones type films, you definitely wouldn’t be disappointed in this. The ending leads in nicely to a sequel, and what looks to be an even more feisty Lara Croft next time round! 7/10

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dance

& fitness classes

Suffolk Age UK. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 757740 LMA Acting & Dance School. . . . . . . . . . 01359 271925

print

& design

PIT Group Design & Print. . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 765092

motoring Carrs of Bury St Edmunds . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 752525 Auto Park MOT & Service Centre. . 01284 706888 Premier Bodyworks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 755558 John Banks Group. . . . . . . 01284 545130 or 545864

garden

& landscape

Bluestone Paving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 716405 Archley Driveways & Landscape Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 724486 Stuart Langston Arboricultural Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 760107 Paul’s Garden Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 723625 Bespoke Outdoor Living . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 756450 Marlows Garden Centre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 763155 Top Soil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01733 422102 Sawmill Log Company. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 729091

building

& maintenance

Frames Conservatories Direct. . . . . 01284 799586 MAS Building & Maintenance. . . . . . . 07595 426757 Windows, Doors & Conservatory Advisory Centre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 615653 Window & Door Repair Centre. . . . . . 01284 615653 The Naked Builder Carpentry & Building . . . . 01284 811111 Higham Forge & Fabrications . . . . . . . 01284 810810 Martyn Webb Plumbing Services. . . 01284 852554 Fix A Leak Plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 269415 MA Smith Tiling . . 07899 890765 or 07887 754114

Pete Austin Electricians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 747284 Oven Clean. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 259818 Bone Dry Carpet Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . 01787 223857 Stewart Bracey Painter & Decorator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 07778 477159 or 01284 701395 Time for You Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 258991 Foster Electrical Services . . . . . . . . . . . . 01842 337801 Granite Transformations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01473 851360 MNL Designs Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 232507 Decorating & Fencing by D. Perrin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 615345 or 07930 976824

home furnishings Hartwell Blinds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 753310 Bespoke Outdoor Living . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 756450 John Doe of Diss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01379 644081 Enspire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 755420

estate

& letting agents

Taylor Engall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 725800 Wards of Stanton Removals . . . . . . . . . . 01359 251198 Castle Mortgages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 254042 All Homes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 234444

business services Rudlings Wakelam Solicitors . . . . . . . . 01284 715665 Gage Computer Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 764574 Simply Secure Storage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 750019 The Post Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 769841 Whiting Partners Accountants . . . . . . . 01284 752313 Sondela Consulting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 07887 998167

food

& drink

Orissa Indian Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 719116 Slates Restaurant & Carvery. . . . . . . . . 01284 704231 Thomas Ridley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 270536 Infusions Ice Cook School. . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 270102

pet services Moreton Hall Vets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 747000 Eastgate Veterinary Group. . . . . . . . . . . 01284 753961

sports

& social clubs

Pot Black Sports Bar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 704231 Bury Golf Range & Golf Store . . . . . . . 01284 723894 Moreton Hall Community Centre . . 01284 763405 Planet Laser. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 220102 Moreton Hall Health Club. . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 704232 Skyliner Gym. . . . . . . . . . www.acleisure.com/skyliner Bury Town Football Club. . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 799466 APRIL 2018 | 93


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