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Coppa Club Review What’s Cooking? Cobham Bookshop Reviews Sudoku & Digi-Search Puzzles Computer Tips Mazda Car Review Elmbridge Volunteers Puzzle Solutions Advertisers’ Index

As we step slowly towards summer and slowly out of lockdown, it seems there is a feeling of optimism in the air. The longer days and hopefully brighter weather certainly lift the spirits, as well as being able to see our family and friends outside again, after months apart for many. It is all positive and very welcomed! The benefits of the vaccine are filtering through now, so here’s hoping we are moving ever closer to a more normal situation again. At the time of writing, the non-essential shops are on the verge of opening again; what a truly difficult time it has been for so many businesses. Please do support our local shops and services as they start on the road to recovery, and what a joy it will be to shop local again for non-essential items as well as the essentials of course! Locally there is certainly an increase in activity and finally after months without being able to report much in the way of events locally we are finally able to include a review on a lovely new restaurant in Cobham! I enjoyed a much needed night out there in December, just before this recent lockdown was announced, but held off reporting my findings until such time you could visit yourselves! It was a great evening and the food was delicious! See pages 12/13 to find out more. So all in all, a promising month ahead which also includes a couple of Look Local Birthdays, for Michelle our Assistant Editor and for Kirsty our super duper designer! I wish them both very Happy Birthdays and I hope they are able to have some little celebrations! As well as these work buddy Birthdays, my best friend, my middle son, and my favourite little doggie also celebrate Birthdays in May! Sounds like I may need to bake a cake or two! Here’s hoping you all have a good month too, With Best Regards,

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At last, we are able to enjoy going out for a meal again! Bookings are now being taken online for Spring terrace/Igloo dining, at the smart new Coppa Club Cobham Restaurant, situated right opposite Waitrose, in town. I was lucky enough to visit last December, just before the last lockdown started. Along with my family, I enjoyed a much needed night out. Our pretty, Igloo enclosed table, provided a wonderful space to enjoy a delicious dinner! It was warm and cosy, even in December, as each igloo has its own heating, which can be adjusted to suit the temperatures outside, so I’m very sure it would be great now too!

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The menus at Coppa Club focus on thoughtful, unfussy, European food, ranging from small plates and snacks, to grilled mains, sourdough pizzas and healthy salads. There are a wide selection of weekend brunch dishes and the bar serves carefully chosen wines, beers, and classic cocktails, as well as a few new creations! In short, there is pretty much something for everyone, on this menu. My family can be a fussy bunch but we all thoroughly enjoyed our delicious dishes that evening! The cocktails and the food were both beautifully presented, certainly a cut above many high street eateries; between us we enjoyed a wide selection


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from the menu including the following; Carpaccio with Yuzu dressing, Crispy fried Squid with sriracha mayo, & buttermilk fried chicken with chilli mayo. Some Devon crab linguine, Halibut ‘Al Cartoccio’ served with fennel freaked, lemon, parsley, mint, tomatoes & anchovy, a Sourdough Coppa Hot Pizza, and a delicious 10 oz Dry Aged Sirloin Steak! As if this wasn’t enough, some finished the evening by indulging in Orange Polenta Cake with scorched figs, honey & yoghurt, Sticky Toffee Pudding with crushed honeycomb & vanilla ice cream, and one Apple & Pear crumble was also enjoyed! Wow! What a lovely feast we had. Business Focus

As you can see from the images, all were beautifully presented and perfectly cooked. It really was such a treat to enjoy these fabulous dishes in our own little igloo. Pre Covid, this would have been fun, now it is still fun but also brings the added bonus of making you feel safe too, as the igloos offer a great shield from other diners. The staff who came in briefly to deliver our food were wearing masks and didn’t linger longer than was necessary. All in all, this was a wonderful treat and a really fun night out with fabulous food. Look Local highly recommends igloo dining at Coppa Club Cobham! We will definitely be returning.

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Lucy of Buy to Let Hunter interviews a local entrepreneur Buy To Let Hunter is a fresh approach to property purchase – we recently sat down with one of our early investors to catch up with him:

Raffi is a local business owner doing a great thing for the world - he arrived in Richmond with enough money for just 8 months. He followed a hunch and set up Bantam Materials - providing Prevented Ocean Plastic, recycling and collecting from at-risk coastal communities and creating a research centre on the Richmond Green – we think he is marvellous, and we are not the only ones! He just won: “Sustainable Initiative of The Year”. Whoop! Raffi realised that he wanted to invest in property but preferred a professionally managed structure run by trustworthy people to allow him the freedom to focus on the craziness in his own world. Raffi approached us and asked us to help. Through Buy To Let Hunter, Raffi has purchased a pure investment property and a holiday home which he uses in conjunction with renting it out to paying guests.

his lifestyle greatly. He has a free holiday home that pays for itself, in fact it pays Raffi just to own it!! Raffi says: “My kids have a pool, access to nature, the cottage overlooks a lake… And it’s just an hour and a half from London.” “It’s absolutely no hassle.... The team at BTLH do absolutely everything, checking in guests, housekeeping, making sure everything is perfect for my family and visitors. I just turn up. Oh, and cash the cheques! In fact it makes me a Gross yield 12% - £52,000 annually” “And I had no doubt I could trust Adrian after I met him. The single biggest thing is that my interests were ahead of their company profit. So, I feel I can really trust the advice.” We do love a happy punter! If you think we might be able to enhance your life in the way we have for Raffi, please give us a call 020 7550 9396 or hello@buytolethunter.com. For more information check out www.buytolethunter.com Quadrant Road, Richmond, London, TW9 1DH

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cherry & vanilla custard tart ingredients Plain flour, for dusting 215g frozen Cooks’ Ingredients Pastry sheet, defrosted 4 British Blacktail Free Range Egg yolks 75g caster sugar 250ml double cream 1½ tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract 400g can essential Waitrose Black Cherries in Light Syrup, drained Fresh nutmeg, to grate over

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Book Reviews MAY 2021 ‘The Illness Lesson’ by Clare Beams (Paperback £8.99) It’s 1871 and girls at a progressive new school are being taught to think and speak, to reason clearly; but who will listen? Caroline Hood is finding her feet as a teacher when the liberal ideals of her father clash with the burden of dealing with a disruptive student who develops a mysterious illness that spreads to the other girls. As a doctor arrives to deliver a cure, Caroline finds that the things men leave unsaid hold greater power than their spoken promises. The hopeful creativity and heavyhanded authority that characterise this particular moment in history, education and “medicine” had me gripped. I was quickly engrossed in the storytelling which becomes more urgent and bright with fury as events unfold.

‘And Now For The Good News’ by Ruby Wax (Hardback £14.99) With good sense and good humour Ruby Wax turns her back on the doom merchants and goes in search of hope. She finds it. If you notice your anxiety levels creeping up when absorbing the news, if your small steps for positive change seem meaningless, or if you just want a book to make you laugh then do pick this up. Wax’s hands-on approach to seeking out information makes her a vivid guide to the good news being made each day in community, business, the environment, and restores a sense of balance and possibility that is sadly lacking in our major sources of news. It’s full of great stories, good ideas, helpful resources, and writing to make you laugh out loud. ‘The Art of Falling’ by Danielle McLaughlin (Hardback £16.99) I loved this beautifully written story of Nessa McCormack’s life and loves. The curator of an art gallery in Cork city, Nessa is organising an exhibition of works of the late sculptor Robert Locke. He is her favourite artist and the subject of her art history degree thesis from decades earlier. The McCormacks are trying to hold their marriage together following her husband Philip’s infidelity. This is jeopardised by the arrival of a friend from their past and a strange woman connected to Locke. They will have to find out if they can overcome the issues resurrected by these events.

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WE’RE BACK Now that we have fully opened and have returned to our normal hours of Monday to Saturday 9:00am to 5:30pm, we are operating with full social distancing steps in place for the protection of our staff and customers. We really can’t emphasis our appreciation to you for your support and co-operation over the last year and more. Where possible we will be offering walk in support, and full product browsing. Our industry is still badly affected by product shortages and poor availability. Many of our suppliers are anticipating this to be the “norm” for most of 2021. However you will be pleased to know we remain well stocked enabling you to come into the store and fully equip yourself there and then. Out Total Care support product remains a must have for many customers, in short we become your IT support department providing full remote support over the phone and directly connected to your PC or Mac, we protect your machine with the addition of Webroot Internet Security, we automatically backup your data to our cloud, and cover your machine against any unplanned labour costs. All of this for a small annual fee of £125 + vat. Please ask for further information, or get further information from our website www.tecres.co.uk/home-support

Been working from home? Are you just returning to your usual work place, but fear you have lost control of your data as some of it is at home, and some is at work? We have some very easy to use cloud solutions which place your data in one central secure cloud storage location, your data is then synchronised or accessible to your pc’s, Mac’s, phone’s and tablet’s regardless of your location. You can also share files and folders with colleagues and co-workers, without losing control of your information. Sounds interesting? Please ask for more details.

Security - Are you up to date? Ensuring your machines and data are secure and operated efficiently is of vital importance. Using out of date software can lead you to difficulties with your machine being compromised and hackers having access to your personal data. If your PC does not have Windows 10 installed it is out of date, and we would urge you update to Windows 10. To easily identify if your machine is running Windows 10, your onscreen Windows start button will look like this… To ensure you are using the up-to-date version of Windows 10 click on the on screen magnifying glass and type “update” (enter) this will then tell you if you have the latest version, or if you need to update- currently the latest Windows 10 version is 20H2 - this changes frequently. If you are a Mac user the latest version of your system software is “Big Sur”. To check what version you are using go to the icon in the top left hand corner, and select “about this Mac”. Here will inform you what version you are running. If your version is not Big Sur select the “Software Update” option and if you can get the new version it will take you through this process. Should you like any further information or assistance please do get in touch.

This guide was written by Les Beer, from Tecres in Leatherhead, who have been providing computer solutions since 1989.

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Mazda MX-30 CROSSOVER CAR REVIEW BY TED MACAULEY

It may not yet have reached your local showroom but the Mazda newcomer is a bargain of a treat not to be missed in my humble opinion. A guaranteed frontrunner in a hotly contested competition for the ideal family car. The company celebrated its 100th anniversary by letting loose the brain-boxes and giving them free rein to clash heads on with a newly designed challenger, shaped and specced with curvy lines, and extensive but easy to fathom controls. The front doors are conventionally set-up, while the rear ones are hinged at the back, a pillar-less style so useful and popular it has been already used on Mazda’s RX-8 sports coupe as well as the Rolls Royce Phantom limo, the BMW 13, and just about every London cab. The system offers attractive and wide-open entry. Behind the wheel, despite its superbly low slung looks and a handsome profile, you are perched comfortably and conveniently high on its 18inch wheels, enabling one to revel in a commanding seating position with confidence boosting views of the outside world, allowing early sighting of any looming dangers. As for driving! It is sprightly, safe and secure with rewarding and pleasing pace and handling as nimble as can be, a relief for the cackhanded among our road sharers. The whole set up is Eco-friendly with its distinctive

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and neat looks, a dashboard clear and concise and all viewed from contemporary fabric seats. And the boot! Wow! Massive, cleverly shelved with welcome divisions and dual purpose innards so however much luggage you aim to carry on your superbly comfortably relaxing seats to far distant treks or niggling stop-go, bumper-to-bumper crawls around our jam-packed city roads, you will never be cursing the designers. Rather more... thanking them... and relaxing in the leg room and head-and-shoulders generous spaces. The 2021 models, released in March, feature some with a gleaming white exterior, a genuine eye-catcher befitting what the car contains beneath its shapely and enticing frame, all curvy and sexy and a wide open invitation for you to dig not so deeply into your wallet or purse or make a serious dent in you bank balance. So, the cost? Prices range from £25,545 for the SE-L Lux to £27,545 for the Sport Lux and topping out at £29,845 for the hot-shot, range leader, the GT Sport Tech. The lithium-ion batteried version, smaller and lightweight, goes from zero-62 mph in 9.7 seconds and has a flat-out speed of 87 mph. It rewards you with a range of 124miles - fine for commuting but not for long journeys. Overall, and do forgive my insatiable play on words, it is a bit of a Mazdapiece...terrific value. Think about it.


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