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Here we are two thirds into 2018, I ask myself where has the year gone? We have just had our last bank holiday, the next being Boxing day. Nothing has changed - there is still anti-social behaviour going on, bottles being smashed in play areas and plenty of litter despite extra bins put around the new play area on Heldhaw Road, this is a typical example, a larger bin and yet the play area is strewn with litter, lack of bins is not the problem but education of children and indeed some parents in using the bins. Come on people self-help is the best way to solve this situation, please use the bins.
RESIDENCE ASSOCIATION The next meeting of your Residence committee will be held on the 13th September, the next public meeting will be on the 24th September, The association does a lot of hard work representing the estate at council meetings and on development meetings, it would be nice if they got more support from the public, yes thatâ€™s you guys! The association is run by volunteers, as are your councillors. I indicated at the beginning of my article that there is an election next May, it is a local election for St Edmundsbury Borough or as it will be then West Suffolk council. It is proposed that Moreton Hall will still have three councillor Seats. The Town Council also have three seats up for grabs, when the time comes please use your vote. 10 | SEPTEMBER 2018
TROUBLE Bus shelters, again, there has been a spate of idiots smashing glass in bus shelters, the most shelters hit by this are the ones up near John Banks, I have repeatedly asked for the glass to be replaced by polycarbonate (Perspex) but the only people replacing with Perspex is the council, Adshell seem to have money to waste they keep putting glass back only for it to be broken again and again.
Despite having indicated that funding was available for projects on Moreton Hall Ward to help ongoing groups and or start up events no one has come forward, as there is an election next May all money must be used or it is lost and that would be a shame, if you are not sure about requesting funds email me and I will go through the application with you, what have you to lose. Email is at the top of the page.
Youth Club Despite offering the use of the club for families to enjoy over the summer holidays, not one person or family took up the offer. The Club was built for use by the community, it is manned by volunteers who give up their time to assure there is a safe place for your children to gather, play and indeed learn, it has been going now for 11 years. We have football, table tennis, air hockey, pool table and a large television screen and board games available. You know the old adage “USE IT OR LOOSE IT”.
Enjoy what’s left of the summer have a pleasant Autumn and hopefully a mild winter.
That’s all for now, until next time take care, Frank Warby SEPTEMBER 2018 | 11
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I’d like to bring to your attention a fab new friendship group which has started in recent weeks. Gigglez was started by three friends, Hadi Fowler, Charlie Smith and Michelle Weddup (pictured) who all shared a concern for combatting loneliness and mental illness. Hadi said “Our aim is to get everyone out and about, doing things together and creating fun activities”. Some of the founding group suffered from depression and anxiety, but as Hadi says, “you don’t have to have a mental health issue to feel alone” and the group has expanded to a wider fun activity club. They have shown amazing drive by getting the Gigglez group off the ground which aims to bring people together, help people make friends and basically cheer up the lives of everyone it touches! It is Bury-wide and they have already held activities in Moreton Hall. I caught up with them at the Community Centre where they were hula-hooping, but they have also held socials in the pub and have plans for water fights in the park, and other fun trips. You can follow their Facebook page Gigglez or see their website www.gigglezuk.co.uk.
We have seen yet more anti-social activity this month. I think perhaps some of it might be reporting and sharing, with our forum in the Moreton Hall Voice group allowing more people to know and comment on incidents that had always been happening, however it seems like there is a definite increase in low level crime. We have had meetings with the police this month at the PIC in town and we have been assured that there is new structuring coming which will improve policing. There is already a new communities officer, PC Paul Fox, who we have direct access to. It has been suggested that we have CCTV in our parks, which we have broached. I think this will be a nogo due to costs and manpower in running them. In the interim, we can all help the police by reporting everything on 101 or at https://www.suffolk.police. uk/contact-us/report-something/report-crime.
Last month, we have had literally scores of reports regarding parking breaches around the area. Most seemed to revolve around one car in Lawson Place. I had discussions with our PCSO and these cars were fully taxed, insured and legal and the Lawson Place car was ticketed. Can I clarify with everyone that there are parking restrictions at the Lawson Place car park, the pub, the Dragonfly Hotel and Hillside Business Park, but all of these are privately held land and the police do not enforce ticketing there, that is done by contractors. Parking on public roads is enforced by the police. Sometimes it’s tricky to tell apart, so please check signage.
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LITTER A lot of publicity has been given nationally to the problems associated with plastic waste, which has made the public very aware of the worldwide problem. However we have a litter problem in Moreton Hall, which is constantly on the lips and pens of our Councillors. Litter picks are fine, as they publicise the problem, but we need to go back to the reasons of why people litter. I believe the problem originates in the home, if parents are careless with litter disposal, then it follows that the children will follow suit. When the children get to school they are taught to dispose of their litter responsibly, and hopefully that continues into later life. The hard task is to persuade all residents of our estate that it is not socially acceptable to litter and that goes for those people passing through, an example of which is the remains of a fast food meal thrown from a moving car into a resident’s garden. We would welcome the input of someone who could organise a campaign similar to Keep Britain Tidy, so that maybe serial “litter louts” could be discouraged. It should be remembered that unauthorised signs and advertisements attached to lamp posts etc. can also be considered as litter and therefore should be removed when purpose served. If you are interested in trying to get a scheme off the ground please contact us.
PUBLIC MEETING There will be a meeting on Monday 24th September at 6 30 in the Community
Centre to meet the Police. Although problems discussed will include the boy racer and vandalism problems, I would urge all residents of Moreton Hall to attend and air their concerns to those responsible. A member of The Suffolk Neighbourhood Watch Association will be present, so that anyone interested in getting this off the ground can do so.
PCSO Our PCSO Emily has left to become a Police Constable. We look forward to meeting her replacement, and wonder who will deal with illegal parking on our estate in the meantime.
The Mayor I spent a recent weekend in Kevelaer our twin town in Germany and also attending in her official capacity was the present Mayor Mrs Margaret Marks. Next year when we join with Forest Heath to become West Suffolk we will lose our Mayor unless we ask for Borough status. If you believe we should retain our Mayor, please write to the Borough Council or tell us, and we will pass on your comments. Should you wish to advise us of any concerns you have, you can attend our next committee meeting on Thursday 13th September at 7 30 at the Community Centre. Or contact firstname.lastname@example.org Cliff Hind Chairman MHRA Cliffhind2001@yahoo.co.uk SEPTEMBER 2018 | 15
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to help those with hearing loss Ten million people in the UK - one in six of us - have some degree of hearing loss. It’s surprisingly tricky to spot gradual hearing loss as our brains are very good at compensating, so we’re not even aware of how much we’ve lost until things are quite far advanced. The good news is that there are things you can do to about it. The bad news is that there are potentially serious consequences if you choose to ignore hearing loss, including an increased risk of dementia. Local hearing care specialist The Hearing Care Centre offers award winning hearing care services from 25 centres across East Anglia. This year they are celebrating their 20th year in business and they hope to continue to raise awareness about the prevalence of hearing loss, its effect on everyday life and the potential dangers of leaving hearing loss untreated.
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Bats and Woodland Belts in Moreton Hall
Appledown Drive is a good spot to look, and also try the hedges around the vicinity of Abbots Green school.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the light - tolerant common pipistrelle bats were recorded feeding for flying insects, with lots of records per night as they flew up and down past the detector. Mosquitoes, moths, beetles and flies were all greedily munched on the wing by these bats. this bat can be seen fliyinh, just as its gets dark, in many places on Moreton Hall. There’s often one on the cycle path by Sebert Wood school, the train field at
The woodland belt is far more valuable for bats, however. It was used as a movement corridor by other species of bats, using it to navigate through the area from their roosts or feeding grounds to other feeding grounds. Noctules and serotines flew high and fast above the woodland, catching big beeltews as they flew. Brown longeared bats, fairly common but very hard to detect, flew along the wood picking up insects from tree leaves. There was also one call, not a clearly recorded one, which might have been from one of Britain’s rarest bats, the barbastelle. They’ve been recorded on Moreton Hall once or twice before, and now we know one of their commuting routes.
mall areas of woodland in Moreton Hall can make a big difference to all sorts of wildlife, from birds to mammals, butterflies and frogs. They can also act as movement corridors for many species. To see how bats used the woodland belts, a bat detector was placed alongside the woodland belt which divides the industrial estate of Bedingfeld Road from houses on the other side. It recorded for several days in June, July and August.
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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 email@example.com. Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook @NatterersWood @nattererswood or Woodland Ways SEPTEMBER 2018
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World War one was one of the deadliest conflicts in the history of the human race, where over 17 million people died and there were around 37 million casualties. The Great War lasted from 1914 until 1918 and this year is the centenary of the ending of the conflict. Back in June we told you all about our upcoming World War 1 trail. Well, it has now been launched and is open for you to take part in all around the town of Bury St Edmunds. The trail consists of eighteen pieces created by local artists and sculptors which represent their interpretation of incidents or objects linked to the Great War whether in the area of conflict or life away from the front line. They will be on display until November 11 , Armistice Day, and will then be auctioned off, so if you have your eye on a particular piece please get in touch with our team for more information. One stunning piece that is proudly on display just outside the Abbey Gardens is Mike Well’s 7ft wooden Victoria Cross. It has been lovingly created by Mike and one of his employees, Jon Andrews, at Mike’s business A J Joinery. The pair have spent countless hours making the 5ft medal that sits on wooden ribbon which is covered with material. This isn’t the first time Mike has supported us either, after suffering from a heart attack two years ago, he has fundraised for our Every Heart Matters appeal and our cardiac rehab department. This really is a breath taking piece so make sure you head down to have a look. The Trail is raising money for our Every Heart Matters appeal which aims to raise
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£500,000 to fund a new diagnostics unit which will complete the new cardiac centre coming to West Suffolk Hospital. With heart disease being the single biggest killer in the UK, and worldwide and close to 15,000 diagnostic tests being performed each year at West Suffolk Hospital, around 450 of those being on children, this centre really can’t come soon enough. A dedicated cardiac centre will offer faster diagnosis and treatment, the best possible environment and the best possible experience for patients. It will also include a new cardiac catheterisation suite and will enable patients to undergo procedures not yet currently available at the hospital. The trail really is incredible and definitely worth taking part in. You can pick up your information map with a suggested donation of fifty pence from the following places; The Apex, Moyses Hall Museum and the Cathedral Tourism Office. They are also available at The Guildhall, Town Council Offices (weekdays only), LP, Beautiful Beers, Casa, Pilgrims Kitchen (Cathedral), Abbey Gardens cafe and the Greene King Cafe. We hope you have an enjoyable time finding the pieces across the town centre, maybe discover a part of the town or a business you aren’t familiar with and at the same time find out a bit more about this time in our history. Sue Smith Fundraising Manager @mywishcharity
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LSS is working Lepr LSS is proud to join together with both the West Suffolk Alliance Lymphoedema Service (WSALS) and the Ipswich Hospital Lymphoedema Services to support the Lepra Charity. LSS, and the two NHS Lymphoedema Services, are supporting Lepra by collecting old (clean!) compression garments for patient use in India. Please bring any old compression garments with you to LSS meetings, or alternatively take with you to clinic. The charity works mainly in India supporting and enabling those who suffer with Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), sometimes known as elephantiasis. It is a parasitic disease and LF is the second biggest cause of long-term disability in the world. In the countries Lepra operates, there are millions of people already affected by LF. LSS is supporting....... The West Suffolk Cancer Survivors User Group (CSUG) is holding their Annual Forum on Saturday 22nd September from 0900 – 1300 hours at the Education Centre West Suffolk Hospital. They are planning to have a Market Place of local organisations from the local community who support cancer patients and their families and have asked if the Lymphoedema Support Group would be happy to contribute on the day. The event usually attracts approximately 60 -80 patients, carers and friends and is a good opportunity to for people to meet with local organisations who support cancer
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patients and their families. Look out for further news from Macmillan and the West Suffolk CSUG about this event. LSS 2018 DIARY DATES – 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 in a relaxed and friendly setting, along with a cuppa and biscuit.
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Welcome back to the 19th hole, August saw us crown our last major champion of the year and the rains have also returned after an amazing sunning spell across the UK.
This month 19th Hole will not be in its normal format, as there is one main focus in September 2018. WELCOME TO RYDER CUP 2018 This event is ranked as the one of biggest and best sporting events on the planet, with thousands of people flocking to see the worlds best players battle it out. This year I am lucky enough to be one of the people that will be travelling to France to watch the action unfold, to say I am excited is an understatement. HERE IS HOW IT ALL WORKS TEAM SELECTION The European Team will comprise the first 4 players from the European Points List, followed by the leading 4 players from the World Points List and completed by 4 wild cards. The US Team will be made up from the top 8 in the points rankings with 4 captain’s picks RYDER CUP FORMAT Each of the first two days includes one four-match session of four-ball and one fourmatch session of foursomes. The final day is reserved for 12 singles matches. RYDER CUP SCORING Each match is worth one point, with matches ending in a draw worth ½ point to each side. The first team to reach 14 ½ points wins the Ryder Cup. If the matches end in a 14-14 draw, the team holding the Ryder Cup retains it. THE VENUE The venue for this years Ryder Cup is LE GOLF NATIONAL GOLF COURSE. The Albatros course at Le Golf National is an 18-hole golf course in France, near Paris. Designed by architects Hubert Chesneau and Robert Von Hagge, in collaboration with Pierre Thevenin, it is located in Saint-Quentinen-Yvelines, southwest of central Paris So the stage is set for the 2018 RYDER CUP – BRING ON THE NOISE!!!
Coaches Corner – THREE GREAT PUTTING DRILLS So this month we have THREE great drills that will help all aspects of your putting. This area as we all know is so important to good scoring. This month’s drills are brought to you by YouTube channel PGA LIFE 365, for more on these drills and lots more content please visit their YouTube page. This drill will assist you with STRIKE, one of the most over looked aspect of putting. Striking your putts from the center of the clubface will allow you to get better distance control. Drill) Make a gate with two tee pegs either end of your putter (as shown in the image), start wider than needed and as you become more confident close the gap up. STRIKE PUTTS BETTER!! Moving on now from STRIKE we will now look at START POINT, this drill allows you to focus on the line on which you want your putt to roll down. Drill) Again make a gate either side of your intended start line, at first make this gate wide and as you become more confident close the gate up. START PUTTS ON YOUR LINE!! The last area is distance control; this is a simple drill that you can set up before teeing off that will allow to adjust to the pace of the greens for that day. Drill) Set up THREE distances with some tee pegs, its up to you what distances you choose. We have set up 10ft, 20ft and 30ft. Being able to consistently judge these distances will give you a great base on the course to judge putts that are longer or shorter. If you are still struggling with your putting after this, or any other part of your game then I would be pleased to assist you in enjoying this game more. 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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CPSG’s members took to the waters for a day out river cruising along the broads from Brundall to Wroxham on a modern, comfortable, carpeted and centrally heated boat with wheelchair access and disabled facilities. Glorious weather for a trip, taking in lovely scenery and a lot of wildlife. The water was still and peaceful even though the waterways were busy with other boats passing and their occupants cheerily waving. The atmosphere on board was very friendly and everyone got on well together, lots of laughs that made some good memories. Long tables were set up for the picnic and refreshments were served by the crew, all volunteers. Lifts onto the boat and the facilities were all excellent. All needs for a variety of health conditions were well met. The mini bus for the journey was upgraded to a coach with air conditioning and the driver very helpful, considerate and accommodating to all members needs. For a first day trip out for members all went well with minimal fuss and they all look forward to planning the next one. The time is soon upon us once again to hold our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 20th September at 2pm. Visitors are welcome to join us and if anyone feels they have time to spare to help us out during the year, to become involved and actively participate we look forward to meeting you. We fully understand what commitment and responsibility involve however being part of something and getting something back in return, certainly makes up for it. Positively Crafty hold their next session on Thursday 6th September from 1pm-4pm and will be focusing on completing their Tea Light Jars. Life quite often stands in the way of time for ourselves. Crafting brings moments of calm in that disarray and an outlet to being able to cope. By being open to new things and using your imagination you can open up a new world of creativity and a kaleidoscope of colour and pattern to enhance your wellbeing. You can also surprise yourself that you can do something that you thought you could not. Join us and get crafty—you’ll never know unless you try! Autumn is gradually making itself known and this can bring on a change of mood so if you are having moments of gloom why not come along and join us, we will soon give you something to smile about! For more details about the group please call on 07724 187774 or email info@ chronicpainsupportgroup.co.uk or visit www.chronicpainsupportgroup.co.uk
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Our August meeting was an informal games night with an evening cream tea. Members had a go at Curling, or there were less energetic card games, jigsaws, dominoes etc to enjoy. A selection of delicious sandwiches, plus cakes and scones were enjoyed by all.
BURY & DISTRICT BADMINTON LEAGUE New Players Needed! The Bury & District Badminton League ran a very successful Summer Badminton Competition at Skyliner Sport Centre, in Bury St Edmunds with 10 teams competing in two Leagues over 10 weeks. The Larks Division was won by Abbeygators and in The Linnets Div. DVE finished top. The League AGM will be held on Tuesday 11th September 7.30pm at Bury Football Club. League team matches for Ladies, Menâ€™s and Mixed players are organised during the winter season and various League Clubs are situated in Rattlesden, Debenham, Bury St Edmunds (3 Clubs), Brandon, Newmarket, Stowmarket, and Haverhill. If you are interested in playing Badminton please contact Mary Hughes
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Tip the coconut oil and sugars into a bowl and whisk until completely combined, then whisk in the coconut milk and vanilla. Tip the flour, baking powder, bicarb and a good pinch of flaky sea salt into the mix to make a thick batter, then fold through the chocolate chips. Chill the batter for at least 1hr. Can be made 2 days ahead. Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Line a couple of baking sheets with baking parchment, then scoop or roll plum-sized balls of the dough and place them on the baking sheets about 2cm apart. Flatten ever so slightly and sprinkle with a bit more flaky salt if you want. Cook on the middle shelf for 12-15 mins, turning the tray once, until the cookies have spread and are golden but still soft in the middle. Leave to cool slightly, then lift the cookies onto a cooling rack while you bake another batch. Will keep in a biscuit jar for up to 3 days.
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Tomato, Red Wine & Chorizo Risotto Topped with Parmesan & fresh parsley Ingredients:
Olive oil 2 shallots 1 clove of garlic 80g higher-welfare chorizo ½ a bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley , (15g) 750ml–1 litre of organic chicken or vegetable stock 1 x 400 g tin of quality plum tomatoes 300g risotto rice 200ml red wine 50g Parmesan cheese , plus extra to serve
Peel and finely chop the shallots and garlic, finely chop the chorizo, then pick and finely chop the parsley leaves, finely chopping the stalks. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of olive oil into a wide, shallow pan. Add the parsley stalks, shallot, garlic and chorizo to the heated oil and cook over a mediumhigh heat for about 5 minutes, or until the shallot is softened and the chorizo is beginning to crisp. In another pan, heat the stock with the tinned tomatoes. Add the rice to the shallot mixture and stir to coat the grains. Cook over a high heat for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the grains have cracked and are slightly translucent at the tips, then pour in the red wine. Stir well and cook until almost all the wine has evaporated. Add the hot stock and tomato mixture, ladle by ladle, stirring well with each addition, and only adding more when the previous ladle is almost fully absorbed. You may not need all of the mixture, or you may need to top it up with a little water. The rice should be tender but with a little bite in the middle. When it’s cooked, add one last ladle of liquid. Finely grate the Parmesan, then add to the pan with some seasoning. Stir well, take off the heat and cover. Leave for 5 minutes or so before stirring again, tasting and adjusting the seasoning, if necessary. Serve topped with extra grated Parmesan and the chopped parsley leaves.
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Loading up your plate with fresh produce is a super way to improve your health, maintain your weight and reduce your risk of disease. Most fruits and vegetables are an asset to your diet, but some make better choices than others. Choose ones with high antioxidant, vitamin and mineral content over watery options that may take up space in a salad, but lack the rich nutrition your body craves.
Sweet potatoes are a nutritional superstar, especially when compared to regular white potatoes. Theyâ€™re rich in beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant that protects your body from inflammatory free radicals. Plus, they offer more than 700 percent of the daily value of vitamin A per serving and are a good source of vitamins C and B6. Sweet potatoes also help regulate blood sugar levels. To benefit the most from the nutrients, skip the sweet potato fries and chips or the marshmallow-laden holiday casseroles. Choose plain baked sweet potatoes or wedges grilled with a smattering of heart-healthy olive oil.
Citrus fruits, particularly oranges and grapefruit, contain lots of vitamin C -an antioxidant -- and potassium, which plays a significant role in your bodyâ€™s chemical balance and metabolism. Opt for the whole fruit, rather than juice, which makes you miss out on the high fibre content of these fruits. Fibre helps keep you feeling satisfied and helps your digestive tract run smoothly.
Avocados are a fruit, not a vegatable, and the only one that offers substantial amounts of heart-healthy unsaturated fat. You need this good fat for healthy skin and hair, as well as for nutrient absorption of vitamins A, D, E and K. The fruit itself offers more than 20 vitamins and minerals, including potassium, folate, vitamin C and vitamin K. Avocados also provide ample fibre, which helps keep you regular.
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hiest Fruits and Vegetables BLUEBERRIES
It is said that blueberries as a fruit has one of the highest antioxidant content and capacities available. The berries also have anti-cancer properties, which make them an essential part of any balanced diet.
Watercress topped a list of 47 fruits and vegetables in terms of nutrient density. Itâ€™s rife with 17 specific nutrients considered to be important for lowering your risk of heart disease and cancer. Add watercress to sandwiches or toss it with other delicate lettuce into a salad.
Spinach is also ranked highly as a vegetable high in nutrients. Spinach is also a good source of iron. Increase iron absorption by consuming foods high in vitamin C alongside the spinach. For example, toss orange segments or strawberry slices into a spinach salad.
Asparagus has long been used as an herbal treatment for a variety of conditions. These long stalks have proven themselves to be potent antidotes to a hangover, and can reduce toxicity of your liver. Steam them or roast them with sea salt and olive oil to reap their tasty benefits..
Tomatoes, provide you with ample amounts of a powerful antioxidant known as lycopene. The lycopene is best absorbed when combined with fat, so salad dressing on raw tomatoes or a little olive oil in spaghetti sauce is helpful. This compound protects your DNA and cell structures from damage from free radicals and research suggests it may reduce your risk of stroke, as well as prostate and other cancers,
Skip the iceberg and load up your salads with nutrient-dense varieties, such as green or red leaf and romaine. Theyâ€™re low in calories, flavourful and full of fibre.
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Family holidays. A time to
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• First off you have - ‘theme parks’. These holidays are all about the excitement for the kids, living out their wildest dreams. What could be better? • Secondly there are ‘beach’. These usually involve a lot of relaxation for the adults and crazy fun kids clubs for the little ones. Everyone is happy. • Last but not least, you have - ‘farm stays’. These are not relaxing and do not involve any theme parks or bespoke children’s activities. You make your own ‘fun’. Can you guess which one
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I do? Yes, so our week in Lincolnshire was based out of a barn conversion, in a field, up a long track. Self catering cottage rental is not the lottery it once was, where your entire booking was done on the basis of a postage stamp size picture and a 20 word description in a brochure. However, we deliberately didn’t tell the kids too much about the place, so the initial excitement of looking around the barn was still huge. Beds allocated and basic provisions unpacked and we were all set for the week. Aside from obtaining a free charge for the car, my primary aim of the week was to hammer the hell out of the National Trust membership card. Visiting so many historic houses and castles in a week that they all blurred into one is a sign that this mission was a success. The kids dutifully did the trails and activity sheets at all of them, with surprisingly few objections. Clearly the play
areas and ice creams were their highlights, but I can forgive them that. Other highs (for the kids at least) in our week included picking fruit, dancing in the rain, finding a composting toilet in the woods, and making bread out of flour bought at the water mill down the road. Oh, and lets not forget the wasp avoiding picnic in the car, they always love that. We (the adults) also enjoyed all of the above, with perhaps the trek around Lincoln castle ramparts in the drizzle and my near death experience during a 20 mile training run, the other key accomplishments of note during the week. A fantastic week was had. Yet, by the last night we were all looking forward to home. There is nothing quite like getting back to your own bed after a holiday. Routine. Surely that’s what we all crave isn’t it? Or maybe it’s just me?
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Well-trained veterinary nursing teams are key to the successful daily running of veterinary practices. The responsibilities of the veterinary nursing team are extremely varied and they are faced with new challenges every day. It is a diverse role that includes working as part of a team, as well as communicating with pet owners and carers. As such, excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work well a part of a team, are vital for a veterinary nurse. At all times the nursing team does what is best for the animals entrusted to their care. They provide 2- hour nursing to hospitalised patients, assist with anaesthesia, operations and postoperative care as well as working in the practice pharmacy and laboratory. In addition, veterinary nursing staff have an important role in giving healthcare advice and demonstrating to owners techniques and methods to improve animal care and welfare. A career in veterinary nursing is physically and emotionally demanding, but at the same time, extremely rewarding. Many nurses say that the most satisfying part of being a veterinary nurse is helping animals to recover either from surgery or an illness and then seeing them reunited with their delighted owners and able to go home well again.
Veterinary nursing is a lifelong career with many options for progression and specialisation. These include equine nursing, theatre nursing, animal training and behaviour, emergency and critical care, medical and surgical nursing as well as management, education and training. Training as a veterinary nurse can also lead on to variety of other careers with animals as well as industry. If you are enthusiastic, caring and a good communicator who enjoys working with animals, a career in veterinary nursing could be for you. Central College of Animal Studies (CCOAS) specialises in courses for veterinary professionals and has centres in Suffolk, Kent and Somerset. Students from Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk attend classes at the Ipswich centre and do their practical training at local veterinary practices. Local practice, Moreton Hall Veterinary Centre, is a CCOAS and RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) authorised veterinary training practice with an excellent reputation and commitment to high standards of care, and a great place to learn the art and science of veterinary nursing.
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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
This months make is a cheap and cheerful hoopla game You will need 5 empty plastic bottles, 5 x different acrylic paints, spray paint for lids and 4 pipe cleaners 2 of each different colour. • Take off the lids and spray them a nice colour, I used gold • Squirt some paint into the bottle. Once lid has dried put it on tightly and shake bottle to disperse paint everywhere • Do this for all 5 colours • Tip bottle upside down and leave on a rack over newspaper for excess paint to drip out. • Leave to dry • Place some sand or loose stones in base of bottle to weigh it down • Attach 2 pipecleaners together and wrap around a large drinks bottle to get a circle. Wind the alternate colour around. Or use an old bangle. • Set out the bottles stand well back and try and hoopla them!
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What to do in your garden in September... The long hot summer has left many of our gardens looking parched and many plants and trees shed leaves early giving the appearance of an early Autumn. However with the welcome return of regular rainfall, gardens are now beginning to green up enough for cobwebs to be removed from the lawnmowers.
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With its clusters of small, tubular, pastel-coloured flowers that are often fragrant and sepals that are usually red or bronze an Abelia makes a welcome addition to a garden. Ideally you want well-drained soils and place in full sun. An Abelia Grandiflora is hardy in most areas but if you have a more sheltered area put it there. With this in mind it makes a fine wall shrub and the mass of small, fragrant flowers attract bees and butterflies. A little light pruning after flowering will keep it in check but the best time to prune is spring and then you can remove a few of the older stems and tidy up the shrub. If they get very overgrown, they can be pruned hard in spring, but this will reduce flowering for a year.
Pauls jobs for the month Fruit
n If you are lucky enough to have one or two Apple trees then a sure sign that they are ripe is when you start to see windfall apples around the tree. n Look out for rotting fruits on your pear, apple and plum trees. Pick them off as they will spread disease if left on the tree. n Plant strawberry plants this month. Or use the runners to establish new plants n If you have more plums than you need, then freeze them by washing, halving and de-stoning them, before packing them into freezer bags. n Now is the time to Take hardwood cuttings to increase your stock of currants gooseberries and figs.
Flower Garden n If you have gaps in your border fill with sedums or chrysanthemums which flower in Autumn n With Spring in mind plant wallflowers now n The middle of September is the very latest date for planting Christmas hyacinth bulbs so that they are in flower for the 25th December n Look out for opportunities to collect seeds from your perennials n Prune your climbing roses this month- remove some of the oldest woody stems and tie in any new shoots that are emerging
n Most perennials benefit from division every two to three years to maintain health and vigour such as Japanese Anemones n It’s a good time to take hardwood rose cuttings
General Maintenance n September is a good month for repairing or laying lawn turf. Scarify the lawn and lay lawn seed. Give your lawn a tonic with a fertilizer feed.
n Top up bird baths regularly
n Lift and harvest your late potatoes and onions n Keep the hoe going to prevent weeds getting the upper hand n The end of September is the best time to start planting garlic bulbs for cropping next year. n Lift marrows, pumpkins and squashes off the ground with straw or a piece of slate in order to keep them clean and reduce slug damage. n Keep the runner bean harvest going as long as possible by regularly watering and removing any older pods on the bush
n Clean out bird feeders and start to replenish with seeds and nuts n Cut back tree branches and hedges overhanging your garden border n Now is a good time to clean water butts as accumulated debris can pollute the water n If you have Water lilies in your pond you will know they grow vigorously. Keep on top of them by removing leaves regularly before they rot in the water
This months poem... “The morrow was a bright September morn; The earth was beautiful as if newborn; There was nameless splendor everywhere, That wild exhilaration in the air, Which makes the passers in the city street Congratulate each other as they meet.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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e are not used to this record breaking summer’s heat or how to deal with it. High temperatures mean more of our food goes off, so this month we give a few ideas to help reduce food waste and keep food bills as low as possible. If you have any other ideas to help save food we would love to hear from you!
1 Many of us don’t store food in the right place To keep food fresh for longer you need to store bread in a cupboard or bread bin, keep fruit in the fridge (but not bananas), and always store potatoes in a cool dark place.
3 Prevent soft fruit or salad leaves from going off Add some sugar and lemon juice to any soft fruit, place in the fridge to keep for another 2 days. Put salad leaves into a sealed container with a sheet of kitchen roll and store in the fridge.
2 Freeze left over wine and pesto for future use A centimetre or two of wine left in the bottle? A half used jar of pesto that you don’t want to go off? Then try freezing them into cubes (in an old ice-cube tray) for later use in cooking.
4 A simple test to check if eggs have gone off
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You can visit our website for a full schedule or simply tune in and hear it for yourself but highlights include: THE BIG BREAKFAST every weekday morning from 7am to 10am THE BIG DRIVE HOME every weekday evening 4pm to 6pm SOUNDS OF THE 50’s & 60’s Mondays 2pm to 4pm THE TOP 20 COUNTDOWN Tuesdays 6pm to 8pm THURSDAY’S JAZZ HOUR 10am to 11am SUNDAY LOVE SONGS 10am to 12pm
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Rougham Control Tower Aviation Museum Time Flies When I previewed this coming season in March the summer had a few ‘unknowns, especial how our attendance figures would be (and the weather). Our expectations have been surpassed. Attendances on Sundays, Group Events and other appointment visits have boosted figures higher than ever before. Thank you. You have certainly established us as a very popular venue here in Bury St Edmunds. Visitors from near and far have been very welcome. BUT we cannot sit back and presume this will continue! We have to continue looking to the future. YOUR MUSEUM requires YOUR help please. Our focus this year has been towards youth. Encouragingly we have had visit from Scout, Air Cadets and Guiding units, parents also have been bringing their children. All these visits require ‘person power’. Supervision, cake making, serving refreshments, a little light gardening…. and more! Can YOU help us please? With only a few weeks of the season left (Yes TIME FLIES – we will finish in October), we are looking to increase our volunteers – COULD THIS BE YOU?? There are plenty of jobs to do – our list is mounting. In our remaining Sunday openings can you come and see what we do. Talk to us about becoming involved. Learn about our monthly talks. Offer a specific skill you may have. Do you even have some military memorabilia in your loft we can display? As the old saying goes WE NEED YOU!! We really look forward to chatting about any involvement you can bring to us. 68 | SEPTEMBER 2018
WHAT’S ON. Two dates for your diary – The Weekend of Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September Airfield and Museum ‘Visit By Air’. Subject to the weather, visiting aircraft (possibly some 100 over the two days) will be joining us to help raise money for the organiser’s (North Weald Marshaller’s), the Museum and the estate. Flying visitors will be arriving from 10.00hrs on both days. Visitors by road are very welcome. Our Tea Room will be providing refreshments, including BBQ and we will be open for all visitors. Secondly, SUNDAY DECEMBER 9th. 11.00hrs This is our annual ‘Departures’ Memorial Service commemorating the leaving from the airbase of the USAAF crews. Please join us as we remember them those who paid the ultimate sacrifice and those who went home. Please also remember our ‘External Speakers’ at our monthly Open Evening – The Last Tuesday of The Month. For full details please refer to our web site: www.rctam94th.co.uk E-mail email@example.com
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Saturday 8th Sunday 9th September 2018
Rougham Airfield (Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk) The North Weald Marshalling Team. Would like you to Visit the Museum by Air
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RCTAM is celebrating its 26th Anniversary – Your Support is gratefully appreciated Memberships Available Volunteers ALWAYS WELCOME Visit our website www.rctam94th.co.uk for additional information. The Airfield is unlicensed and operates on 123.165 MHz at all times. 900m well-mown grass runway orientated 09/27 with adjacent full-length taxiway, good airfield signage and runway marker cones. Runway 09 TORA 780m, LDA 910m, runway 27 TORA 930m, LDA 760m. Runway is 18m wide, elevation 200' AMSL altimeters to regional QNH. 09/27 are RH circuits with 1500ft overhead join to avoid local MATZ and 1000ft circuit height. PPR Contact the airfield - Skyward Flight Training 07763 148640 Arrivals by Car £5 Overnight Camping Available
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Urban Saints Urban Saints Clothing is a new local premium clothing brand. After months of ideas and development of what the brand would represent, it was agreed that it should be based on something local and encapsulate strength and selfbelief. With that in mind, the wolf became a key focus for the design concept. With the brand starting in Bury St. Edmunds, what better symbol to choose than the wolf that, according to legend, was found guarding King Edmunds head and crown after he was shot with arrows and decapitated after refusing to denounce his beliefs. With a strong belief that you can achieve anything if you put your mind to it, we wanted to develop a premium yet affordable line of clothing for people to feel good in and comfortable with.
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With the first items in the range for both men and women available for sale online this month, including tops that are suitable for a comfortable, yet stylish day time look, an evening out for meal or a few drinks, hitting the gym, or to wear to the office, there is something for everyone. The children’s range is also currently being developed so there will be items available for your little saints soon too! As a local brand, we are keen to support local businesses so the vast majority of the range is sourced locally and all of the items are embroidered and labelled using Bury St. Edmunds based companies.
We have also had the pleasure of working with local media company Shaz Media for the photography and videography used for the development of the website, all of which has been shot in Bury St Edmunds with local models.
If you’re reading this then the chances are that you’re in Bury St Edmunds too so as one of our new local customers, we would like to invite you to enjoy 10% OFF your first order using the discount code MHDsept10 valid throughout September & October 2018.
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Between classes get some tasty homemade treats from our café and enjoy one of the free talks from our therapists and coaches. You can also try your luck at the raffle with fantastic prizes donated by local businesses including Cineworld, Casa, and Go Ape as well as our prize of One Month Unlimited Classes and a Yoga Starter Kit and worth £85. Our lovely therapy team are offering demonstrations and taster sessions so there is time for a bit of pampering too.
All monies from the classes, talks and raffle will be going to St Nicholas Hospice as well as £5 donation for every Introductory Student Pass we sell on the day. Please come along and give generously to a worthy cause. Timetable live and online from September 1st. For full details and enquiries call us on 01284 769090.
Classes are running all day, spaces are available to prebook online, in person or over the phone for a small donation. There is something for all ages and levels of fitness, everyone is welcome.
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Circle Dancing Workshop with Jen Larner A gentle workshop for all ages and abilities. Date: Saturday 15th September Time: 2pm - 4:30pm. £15.
Mindfulness Meditation 6 week course with Amanda Flood Suitable for beginners, with hand-outs to take home and practise with. Date: Saturday 22nd September - Saturday 27th October Time: 9:30am - 10:30am. £66 Mastering Relaxation with Niamh Kavanagh Yoga workshop focusing on staying relaxed within a busy lifestyle. Date: Saturday 29th September Time: 2pm - 4.30pm. £25 Qi Gong for Women’s Health with Amanda Flood Qigong is the original system that gave birth to acupuncture and tai chi. A gentle workshop, to balance the body and restore health. Date: Saturday 13th October. Time: 2pm - 4.30pm. £25 Legs and Glutes - yoga workshop with Tracy Wyatt Exploring the movements of the legs, common injuries and issues and how restrictions in the legs and glutes can have an effect on our spine. Date: Saturday 20th October. Time: 1.30pm - 4pm. £25 Om Yoga Show and Mind Body Soul Fair, Alexandra Palace, London - Coach Trip Pick up from Skyliner Sports Centre and Newmarket Leisure Centre. You buy the show ticket, we’ll provide the transport! Date: Sunday 21st October. Time: 8.00am - 5pm. £25
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Christ Church MORETON HALL Children are getting ready for school, people are getting ready to go back to work if you have not done so already, after what we hope has been a fabulous summer holiday. I hope the weather has been kind to you over the summer break and I hope too that September will be a good month in terms of a right balance of both sunshine and rainfall for the good of the harvest.
The second thing I would draw your attention to is the Coffee Morning we will be having on 18th September. This is to raise money for the Macmillan charity which does so much for people with cancer. Last year we raised over £200. I do hope you can find time on that Tuesday morning to come along, have some home baked cake, meet some interesting people, have a nice time and raise money for a very important cause.
I often think September is the busiest of months. We are all getting ready for something and it is so easy to miss things. One of the things we miss is a promise we may have made to ourselves on holiday to get fit, or to give something up, which we are going to start in September and then, all of a sudden, we don’t start and before we know it it’s November, so we put it off until January.
We will also be launching our Alpha course soon. Over the years literally hundreds of people have done the Alpha course at Christ Church and all of them say it has made a huge difference to their lives. In addition to the Alpha prayer evenings we will be having a special service on 23rd September to launch the new course. We hope you will be able to come. You will hear testimonies from people who have done Alpha and have either found faith or had their faith renewed. This could be your golden opportunity.
However, there are some exciting things coming up at Christ Church, Moreton Hall, which we do not want you to miss. At the beginning of October we have our harvest celebrations and also, during September we will be collecting food for the food bank. Thank you for the food you donated earlier to help some people through the summer holidays. Now we need to restock the larder once again.
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This autumn we will be launching an appeal for a youth worker. Many things have been going ahead to raise money but if you would like to come along on the evening of 12th September with Phil Bailie; The diocesan youth worker. We will explain fully what we are trying to do and how much
2nd money we need to raise. Om Moreton Hall over 25% of our population is under 18. There is a great deal of work to be done amongst young people and young families. We hope that by providing this service we can enrich the lives of our children and help them make sense of the world and live a Christian life in a way that is helpful to all. If you would like to know more, please come along.
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In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett star in The House with a Clock in Its Walls, from Amblin Entertainment. The magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town’s sleepy facade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead. Based on the beloved children’s classic written by John Bellairs and illustrated by Edward Gorey, The House with a Clock in Its Walls is directed by master frightener Eli Roth and written by Eric Kripke (creator of TV’s Supernatural). Co-starring Kyle MacLachlan, Colleen Camp, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Vanessa Anne Williams and Sunny Suljic, it is produced by Mythology Entertainment’s Brad Fischer (Shutter Island) and James Vanderbilt (Zodiac), as well as Kripke. 84 | SEPTEMBER 2018
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Set in ‘70s Kingston and ‘80s Hackney, Yardie centres on the life of a young Jamaican man named D (Aml Ameen), who has never fully recovered from the murder, committed during his childhood, of his older brother Jerry Dread (Everaldo Creary). D grows up under the wing of a Kingston Don and music producer named King Fox (Sheldon Shepherd). Fox dispatches him to London, where he reconnects with his childhood sweetheart, Yvonne (Shantol Jackson), and his daughter who he’s not seen since she was a baby. He also hooks up with a soundclash crew, called High Noon. But before he can be convinced to abandon his life of crime and follow ‘the righteous path’, he encounters the man who shot his brother 10 years earlier, and embarks on a bloody, explosive quest for retribution - a quest which brings him into conflict with vicious London gangster Rico (Stephen Graham).
The extraordinary and thrilling true story of four friends (Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, and Jared Abrahamson) living an ordinary existence who brazenly attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in US history. But not everything is as it seems, and as the daring theft unfolds through each of their perspectives, each of them start to question whether their attempts to inject excitement and purpose into their lives is simply a misguided attempt at achieving the American Dream.
Director Corin Hardy When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest (Demian Bichir) with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows (Taissa Farmiga) are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in ‘The Conjuring 2,’ as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned.
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FILM REVIEWS THE MEG Reviewed by Cat Dube
I went to watch ‘The Meg’ with my 11 year old son who, weirdly, had recently watched Jaws so was really excited to see it. The film is pretty predictable and follows a format that we have seen many times before... dramatic disaster, in walks ‘rogue’ hero, saves the day and wins the girl with a few jumpy scenes in between!! It is about some marine scientists who are out at sea exploring a previously unknown layer beneath the sea floor and unwittingly release a megalodon which was believed to be extinct. The team then have to figure out a way to stop the ‘monster’ before it terrorises the world. Jason Statham is very good and is also pretty easy on the eye - he suits the leading role of Jonas the ‘rogue hero’ well. If you were to ask my 11 year old to rate the film, it would be an easy 10/10...personally I give it a 6/10. It was entertaining and the effects are good but I won’t be buying the DVD! 6/10
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Don’t let the name of this film put you off...to me, the name suggests some rubbish spoof movie but this is not that! When I saw that Mila Kunis was starring in it, I was more enthused as I have really enjoyed her previous movies! The film is an action comedy which sees the main character, ‘Audrey’ (Mila Kunis), being dumped by her boyfriend, ‘Drew’ (played by Justin Theroux) by text on her birthday. She is understandably upset which leads to her discovering that he is in fact a spy. He is then killed in front of her and her best friend, ‘Morgan’ (played by Kate McKinnon) but not before giving instructions to get his treasured trophy to a contact in Vienna. Audrey and Drew then set off on an adventure through Europe to meet Drew’s contact and give her the trophy. Along the way, they are chased and shot at a number of times by a various terrorists trying to get their hands on the flash drive hidden inside Drew’s 2nd place fantasy football trophy! The real question is - who are the goodies and who are the baddies and who should the pair trust? Kate McKinnon’s character, Morgan, is very funny and the perfect side kick to Audrey. There are plenty of laugh-outloud moments in the film which has a very predictable but pleasing ending. The token hero, Sam, is played by Sebastian Henshaw, providing the love interest which is the cherry on top of the cake! This is a light-hearted, entertaining film that provides a perfect couple of hours of switch off...in my eyes, exactly what going to the cinema is all about!! 10/10
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Building the roots of
At Ickworth this autumn we are celebrating our history of wood on the estate; how we use it and what is has helped build. From Theodora, 4th Marchioness of Bristol’s role in securing Ickworth’s extensive book collection, to how our outdoors team manage our acres of woodland. During September and October, visitors will be invited to explore the world both indoors and outdoors, from the books that were bound to last to walks on the life of an Ickworth Oak and how we use our woodland to help heat the House. Children are invited to take part and become ‘Little
Rangers’ for the day by collecting acorns to be replanted around the estate. During half term, the children’s crafts will use the nature around it including conkers, pine cones and leaves, turning them into creative mementos to take home. Join us for the biggest weekend in the Ickworth calendar at our annual Wood & Craft on 6 & 7 October. There is so much to see and do, including the incredibly rare opportunity to buy quality Ickworth wood milled from across the estate. Find that perfect gift, (dare we say first Christmas presents!) and meet the Anglian potters to take home something
uniquely hand crafted. Learn about different techniques for transforming wood into beautiful items with our skilled demonstrators. Enjoy live music with locally brewed ales and delicious street food from our BBQ. Then watch as Oliver, the traditional saw mill, steams into action to demonstrate the art of wood milling. A truly unmissable weekend!
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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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01842 763165 MA Smith Tiling . . 07899 890765 or 07887 754114 Pete Austin Electricians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 747284 Oven Clean. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 259818
Stewart Bracey Painter & Decorator 477159 or 01284 701395 Time for You Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 258991 Foster Electrical Services . . . . . . . . . . . . 01842 337801 Granite Transformations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01473 851360 Decorating & Fencing by D. Perrin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 615345 or 07930 976824 Ambient Electrical Installations . . . . 07831 150647 D J Evans. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 754132 Richard Dilley Architecture . . . . . . . . . 01284 330248 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 07778
home furnishings Hartwell Blinds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 753310 Enspire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 755420
& letting agents
Taylor Engall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 725800 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 Wards of Stanton Storage. . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 251198
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
& social clubs
Pot Black Sports Bar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 704231 Bury Golf Range & Golf Store . . . . . . . 01284 723894 Moreton Hall Community Centre . . 01284 763405 Moreton Hall Health Club. . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 704232 Skyliner Gym. . . . . . . . . . www.acleisure.com/skyliner Bury Town Football Club. . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 799466
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