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March 2013

Codsall Pages

YOUR LOCAL GUIDE - BUSINESSES, OFFERS, INFO & NEWS DIRECTORY LISTING OF LOCAL & CODSALL BASED BUSINESSES INSIDE MARCH 13 EDITION Accountant Cafe,Pubs,Restaurant, Takeaway Care at Home Children's Clothes Children's Play Area Computers and Repair Dance Classes Domestic Appliances and Repair Electrician First Aid Football Coaching

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Painter and Decorator Pet Grooming Pilates Classes Plumbing and Heating Roofing Tanning Theatre Arts School Toyshop Tree Surgeons Virtual PA Windows

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Domestic Appliance Repair, Sales & Services inc washing machine, microwave, tumble dryers, electric cookers and more parts at competitive rates tel: 01902 421976 philip.harvey@phserviceswolverhampton.co.uk

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Dates for the Diary Do you or a Loved One Need Care At Home? Our Services Include:Personal Care, medication assistance, meal preparation, sits, shopping, housework, companionship Care visits from 30 minutes up to 24 hour live in care We are registered with the Care Quality Commission We employ dedicated, reliable staff who are all trained and CRB checked. Contact us for a full brochure or no obligation assessment of your needs

Every Monday – Baby Bounce & Rhyme – 10-10.30am @ Codsall Library - 01902 842764 Every Friday – Pre School Storytime – 10.30-11am @ Codsall Library - 01902 842764 Saturday 9th March – Nottingham Forest v Wolves – 3pm Sunday 17th March – Indoor Table Top Sale – Codsall Village Hall – 12-2pm – admission 50p (under 12s free) Friday 29th March – Monday 1st April – Easter weekend Saturday 30th March – Wolves v Middlesbrough - 3pm Monday 1st April - Birmingham v Wolves – 2pm Wednesday 3rd – Saturday 6th April – Goldthorn Theatre Company presents 'It's Never Too Late' by Ron Aldridge – Royal Wolverhampton School Theatre – 7.30pm – 01902 753668 Saturday 6th April – Bolton v Wolves – 3pm

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Visiting Foot Care Service NOW available in this area Nails Trimmed Corns Removed Painful Toenails Verruca Treatment Fungal Conditions Cracked Heels Hard Skin/Callus Reduction

Call 01902 687814 for appointments

A Word From Your MP

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The last month has been extremely busy, following my debate on the promotion of manufacturing in the West Midlands. This is an issue that has always been at the very forefront of my mind since getting elected, not only because I worked in the manufacturing sector myself before entering parliament, but also because it plays such an important role in South Staffordshire. In 2011, there were 3,600 employees in the manufacturing industry in South Staffordshire. This accounted for 15.7 percent of all employees in the area. While manufacturing is incredible important to the economy of the local area, we cannot take it for granted that it will continue to thrive and, indeed, over the past 15 years, we have seen a gradual decline in the sector. I was particularly happy to see South Staffordshire somewhat bucking that trend, with the investment announced by Jaguar Land Rover to build their new engine factory in my constituency. Since the debate, I have continued to work to get further manufacturing investment and it is my hope that, in the coming months, we are going to be able to announce yet more good news, resulting in well over a hundred million pounds worth of extra investment coming into South Staffordshire. Another long standing campaign of mine is to see the M54 motorway resurfaced with low noise tarmac. Following on from last year’s debate on the issue, I have continued to fight to bring about the replacement of the existing concrete slabs, which create significant noise pollution. I was recently able to secure a commitment that the motorway would be re-surfaced with low noise tarmac within ten years. However, I don’t consider that enough is being done or that it is being done quickly enough. I therefore secured a meeting with the Roads Minister, Stephen Hammond, to press the case to have the road re-surfaced more quickly. Unfortunately, he was unable to commit to shortening the time frame within which this would be achieved. The noise emanating from the M54 has a real impact on people’s lives and I will continue to press for the Minister to re-look at this and to see if there is any way that we can bring forward the program to re-surface the M54 any closer than the currently stated ten years. If there are any issues that you would like to raise with me personally, please don't hesitate to get in touch. I look forward to welcoming any of you to my new office, should you wish to visit. To contact me call 01902 701479 or 0207 219 7150


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Tips from Your Local PGA Pro at Ledene Golf Centre This month we will look at using the correct grip on your golf club. Having your hands positioned on the club correctly while addressing the golf ball is important to help you to create the correct club face angle in to the ball at the impact position. Many beginners grip the club to high up in the palm of the left hand and this will result in poor hinging of the club in the backswing, and in the down swing will slow the club head down leading to a poor release of the club. This will lead to a lack of power and distance in your shots. • Place the club across the fingers so that it rests on the base of the little finger along to the first joint of the index finger. • When placed across the base of the fingers on the left hand, the thumb should rest on the grip and be positioned just slightly down the right, as you look down you should see a “V” shape created between the thumb and forefinger. • Now bring your right hand to the club with your palm facing the target, you should gently close the fingers around the grip with the forefinger cocked slightly to form a trigger, with the little finger on the right hand resting between the index finger and middle finger of the left hand. The “V” formed by the thumb and forefinger should point somewhere between chin and right shoulder. So remember the two hands on the grip should work as one unit and not independently and without gripping the club to tight these few points should help you to hit the ball straighter and with a more powerful ball flight.

Jeremy Nicholls, Ledene Golf Centre, Wood Road 01902 847123 or 07711902149 play@ledenegolf.co.uk

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Green Oaks Gardening & Maintenance Contact Richard Hammonds No job too small! Mobile: 07730 260358 Home: 01902 840674 richie.hammonds@hotmail.co.uk

Useful Numbers Russell House Surgery: 01902 842488 Codsall Library: 01902 842764 Codsall Village Hall: 01902 843412 St Nicholas Church: 01902 842168 St Christopher RC Church: 01902 842891 Trinity Methodist Church: 01902 847490 Neighbourhood Police: 0300 1234455 Staffordshire Police: 08453 303132 MP: Gavin Williamson: 01902 701479 Souths Staffs District Council: 01902 696000 Staffordshire County Council: 01785 223121 Parish Council: 01902 842426 If there are any other telephone numbers you think would be useful to the people of Codsall then please contact us 12


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