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World Cup TV fixtures guide

Paleo Diet Does it work?

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Sweet Feet

Top tips for Summer toes

Garden Furniture

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Welcome to In and Around Magazine, June 2014

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Last Man Stands Cricket League

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Happy Birthday In & Around

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Choose The Right Garden Furniture

10 Local Noticeboard 13 Paleo Diet 14 Sweet Feet

For Summer

17 Pest Purge - Ants 18 Crossword 20 Gullands Declarations of Trust 22 Ethos Shop 24 What’s On 27 Fathers’ Day 28 Macmillan Cancer 30 Recipe 34 Alpine Garden 38 Child Safety 40 World Cup Guide 43 Maidstone Hockey 2

Dear Readers Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday! (to the tune of Stevie Wonder, Happy Birthday). Gosh – 6 years – how time goes so fast. Through all the joy and tears I am very proud to say we have published our magazine each month, on time without fail (am I tempting fate by saying that?!). I have included my story in this issue about how the magazine started and who is behind the magazine. Please do contact me with any letters, things you want to get off your chest, I would love to include a letters page. All suggestions, contributions and moans are welcome. Congratulations to Anthony and Rachel Hargrave of Loose our competition winner for the Motorhome and Caravan Show. The answer was the Kent Event Centre, Kent Showground, Detling.

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Wishing you all a joyful June Sarah, Editor

Copy deadline for next edition: Tuesday 17th June

Copies of in and around are available to pick up at various distribution points across Maidstone

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Editor & Publisher: Sarah Maberley Tel: 01622 741824 Published independently by: In & Around Kent publications

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Last Man Stands Cricket League

Last Man Stands Cricket League launches in Kent! ‘Last Man Stands,’ the popular social cricket league is coming to Kent this summer and looking for new teams to take part. Last Man Stands, or LMS as it is commonly known, is an exciting 8-a-side Twenty 20 format, suitable for cricketers of all standards and enjoyed by more than 40,000 players across the globe. LMS games last approximately 2 hours, ideal for cricketers with time constraints who want to enjoy a fast paced game and to compete in a professionally organised league, run by people with a passion for sport. There are some great adjustments to the standard rules of cricket, such as a double play rule (two wickets off one ball) and the signatory LMS rule which allows the last batsman to take on the opposition single handedly! LMS has been hugely successful in attracting new and past players back to the game of cricket as the leagues are very accessible and open to everyone; teams don’t need their own ground or formal club structure to enter a league. All they need to do is get a group of mates together, register a team online or call the local league manager. This format is perfect for work teams looking to bond over some outdoor sport, or for 4

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club mates wanting some midweek practice in a proper match situation. With increased support from the England Cricket Board and an ever-growing number of players, Last Man Stands is evolving from a niche form of the game based primarily in London to a viable, country-wide alternative to weekend cricket. The success of the game is based on its simplicity and the way in which its website provides international rankings, allowing every player and team to analyse their performances in the ultimate version of Fantasy Cricket. There is also the tantalising prospect of competing in National Finals or even the World Finals which are next set for Barbados in 2015. Matches will be held at Tunbridge Wells Borderers Cricket Club on Monday and Wednesday evenings, with a 6.30pm start time. Teams of 8 can join up together or there is the option to sign up as an individual. Mixed gender and ladies teams are also welcome, but all players must be aged 16+. The first 10 teams that register will receive half price registration of £60 which includes website profiles, eight LMS shirts, team insurance and 2 sets of executive coloured pads. For more information contact Steve@lastmanstands.co.uk or 07979 907022 or sign up your team online at www.lastmanstands.com/playcricketkent


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After the birth of my daughter Charlotte in October 2007 I needed to return to work to bring some money into the home (and to exercise my overactive brain!). There was no way I could return to my previous career as an Account and Project Manager as it entailed long hours and inconsistent meetings of which I had to attend across the UK. This was no good for childcare. I looked at part time jobs but of course once I calculated what I would earn after childcare costs it just didn’t seem worth it.

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I decided to start a community magazine! (Believe me there have been moments where this was a great idea coupled with moments of what a crazy idea this was whilst being a mum!). I remember my first telephone calls with the local businesses and tradesmen; Apollo Trade Windows, AH Decorators, AH DĂŠcor 8, APC Builders, Cooper & Co, Fairview Farm, Image Hair, JLM Network Services, MRW Architects, Renaissance Crafts, Computing for Beginners, Mongers Garage, Baby & Toddler Swim, Maidstone Dance Studios, MBK, Maidstone Osteopath, The Big Mow, Pool Care, SG Swim, Neil Shorter, Zeroth Clinical Exercise, Pympes Court Farm Centre, Tantons Tree Surgeons, All Type Property Maintenance, H Preece 6

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Plastering, Derek Older (Plasterer), Footsteps Flooring, Mike Nichols, R&L Garden Services, Neville Powell Appliance Repairs, Flynn Roofing, Audley Care, Geoff Brown, Bedroom Flair plus many more (too many to mention!). And thus, the first issue was born in June 2008. Here is how it looked back then. With a passion for business, design, community life and constantly looking at ways to improve the magazine, over the years I managed to change the look of the magazine and increase the distribution. One of the best parts about my job is hearing local businesses tell me they are receiving work from appearing in the magazine and local residents reporting they enjoy receiving it too. Here are just a few of the lovely comments I have received about the magazine over the years (I have kept all the original emails on display in my office!):


I have had 12 new customers from your magazine this year alone and they come from Willington Street, Loose, Downswood, Mote House, Boughton Monchelsea, Grove Green, Postley Road, Aylesford and Bearsted. Keep up the good work.

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Lynn – Computing for Beginners

Hi Sarah, I’m fine thank you, if you can take the offer off for May thank you we are busy already! Your magazine is a god send! Thanks! Sarah – R&L Garden Services

The new size really makes the magazine stand out and much more appealing to want to open it and red. High 5 you!

Julee – Cooper & Co Plumbing & Heating

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Keep meaning to say we find your monthly magazine VERY useful, we have used several people advertising in the mag, Nice to use local work men, plus the Zenith Gym was a find, we have mentioned we found them in the mag” Keep up the good work Eileen – Resident

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A MASSIVE THANK YOU

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to our readers and advertisers who have supported the magazine over the years. It has certainly been one of by best jobs to hear success stories from our local businesses and to be able to support local community groups and charities. Not forgetting;

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HAPPY 6TH BIRTHDAY to IN & AROUND!! I would really appreciate your feedback about the magazine – good and bad! Plus suggestions of what you would like to see in the mag. Please call me on 01622 741824 (if I’m not in just leave a message and I will call you back) or email sarah@inandaroundkent.co.uk.

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Choose the Right Garden Furniture

Having the right garden furniture can really enhance the hours we spend in our gardens in the Summer. To help you decide what you need, consider how you will spend most of your time outdoors. Will it be daily alfresco dining with the family, weekend barbecues with family and friends, or just you relaxing in the sunshine with a good book? Knowing the function of your furniture can help you decide whether reclining padded beds, a sophisticated dining table and chairs, or relaxed informal seating is what you need. Of course it may be a mixture of all of the above, in which case you will need to look for versatile combinations. The amount of space you have available should also be taken into account. You might drool over a fantastic sofa with matching arm chairs in a catalogue, but do you really have the space to accommodate it successfully, or would smaller fold-away seats be more suitable? In addition to your outdoor space, think about where you will store your furniture in Winter. Whilst vinyl covers can protect your furniture from Summer showers, it really is best kept in a shed or garage during the worst weather. This is where fold-away pieces can be incredibly practical, or in some cases, you may be able to take pieces apart for storage too. 8

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When considering the material of your furniture, consider durability and maintenance as well as appearance. Wooden furniture is popular and versatile, but needs regular weatherproofing. Metal items require less maintenance, but have the disadvantage of being hot to touch in the sun. Some colours of plastic furniture also become hot, and plastic may become brittle if left outside in all weathers. Wicker and rattan pieces will need greater protection from the wet and are more easily damaged. Cost of course will also be a factor. Plastic items are usually the cheapest, but it is generally true that you get what you pay for in terms of longevity. Several materials offer a variety of colour choices. Remember though that white and silver reflect the light so can be uncomfortable to look at in the glaring sun, and black absorbs the heat so can become very hot. The safest colours are therefore mid-greens, greys or natural wood. Many prefer muted tones, adding style and personality through bright cushions and tablecloths. Whatever you choose, don’t go on appearance alone. The most stylish items won’t get used if they are incredibly uncomfortable. So do try out your intended purchases in-store to ensure they will help you to enjoy the outdoors, and not leave you fidgety or stiff. By Susan Brookes-Morris


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Auction of Promises St Peters & St Pauls church Aylesford will be holding an Auction of Promises on Sat 7th June at 7p.m. in the Brassey Rooms, Station Road, Aylesford. Admission is free but please be prepared to barter and hopefully win some exciting items, offers of tasks to be undertaken etc. Lots will cover a wide range of unusual and interesting items. Please feel free to bring any alcoholic drinks you wish for your own use during the evening and enjoy the social atmosphere.Soft drinks and nibbles will be provided. Why not make up a group of friends/family to come along together or just come along and join the fun. If you would like any further information please contact Sandra on 01622 710674 or Frances on 01622 875032

AylesARA Will be holding their meeting on June 26th at 2pm in the Community Centre, Aylesford. There will be a talk entitled living with Chickens by Martin Gurdon and there will be the usual tea and biscuits and a chance to explore what other interest groups, day trips, short breaks etc. are available. if you are over 50 with some time to spare and would like to make new friendships/discover a new pastime then please come along and join us. For more information please contact Wayne on 01622 710734 or take a look at the AylesARA web site.

Aylesford & Eccles WI Will be holding their annual garden party on Wed 25th June at 7p.m.

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The theme will be a Patriotic party so please look out your memorabilia etc to bring along on that evening. There will not be a recycling stall or competition. Refreshments will be provided during the evening so come along and join in the fun. If you would like any further information please contact Eileen on 01622 715205

Loose Footpaths Group 7th JUNE at 10am. Meet at Lydd on Sea, beach car park, Coast Drive j/w Taylor Road (GR: TR085208) for a very flat 9 mile circular walk of the Dungeness Peninsula and Nature Reserve. Bring a picnic lunch. Pilot Pub at the end of the walk for fish & chips.

The Loose Valley Wives Group Meet on Wednesday 4th June. We have arranged for afternoon tea at 3.30 p.m. in Mote House. Members wishing to walk around Mote Park prior to the tea will meet at 2.30pm. On Wednesday 18th June we meet at 7.p.m. at The Dairy House, Loose for a Cheese & Wine evening by kind invitation of Mrs. Molly Proctor. We shall be entertained on the Piano by her son Simon a professional musician. On Sunday 22nd June we will be serving teas in All Saints’ Church, Loose from 2-5 p.m. to coincide with Molly’s Garden being opened in aid of The Heart of Kent Hospice. Further details from the Wives Leader. Mrs. Shirley Collier. Tel. 741541.


Loose Walks 1st JULY at 6.30pm Evening Walk Meet in the car park at Marden for a 4 mile circular walk through orchards and farmland. An easy walk with a few stiles. Details from walk leader on: 01622 746954. Assistance dogs only. 10th JULY at 6.30pm Evening Walk Meet in the car park in the centre of Marden GR: TQ746445) for a circular walk of approximately 4 miles of level walking. Details from walk leader on: 01622 743145. Assistance dogs only. 20th JULY at 2.00pm Meet at King George V playing field, Loose for a circular 5 mile walk followed by the annual cream tea. Details from walk leader on: 01622 744464. Assistance dogs only.

Medau excercise class Have fun, meet friends and get fit at a Medau excercise class this year. First class is free to anyone new. Classes are at: Brookfield Junior

School on Wed evenings 8p.m. to 9.15p.m. St Pauls Church Hall Boxley Road, Maidstone on Fridays from 1.15 to 2.15p.m. For further information please contact: Joan on 01634 256891

Maidstone Flower Club Maidstone Flower Club has pleasure in introducing Kathy Stangaard who will be demonstrating her flower arranging skills with a presentation entitled ‘Flights of Fancy’ Thursday 12th June at Allington Baptist Church London Road , doors open 7pm. £5 visitors and £28 p.a. membership. Free parking, sales tables and the flowers will be raffled at the end of the evening.

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The Paleo Diet – is it any good?

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Apparently the ‘A’ listers’ favourite diet, the paleo diet is a concept based on the hunter-gatherer way our ancestors would have sourced and prepared food, think and eat like a caveman (or woman)! It does have some excellent points but how realistic is it to follow? The guidelines are below:Avoid - all dairy, all grains (bread, pasta, rice etc), all pulses/beans/lentils, peanuts, alcohol, sugar, processed foods and drinks of any kind including artificial sweeteners. Eat in Moderation -whole fruit, nuts and seeds, starchy vegetables Enjoy - all meat from organic sources, organic eggs, wild fish, vegetables, fermented foods, natural fats, olives, coconut and avocado’s My main concern about this diet is that it is incredibly hard to do in today’s society and eating out would be almost impossible. Foods like pulses, beans and wholegrain foods can provide an

excellent source of B-vitamins and minerals. Eating a high protein diet has been shown to increase the risk of serious disease such as heart disease and bowel cancer. However, increasing your intake of vegetables and foods containing the essential fats is to be encouraged as much as possible, Last year I saw a client who had been following the paleo diet for a number of months. He had symptoms including tremors, concentration problems, memory loss and low energy. The problem he had was insufficient carbohydrate intake which had affected his magnesium and B-vitamin levels and of course, his sugar intake. If you want to improve your diet I would suggest increasing your intake of good fats, fruits, vegetables and fish. Keep dairy and wheat intake low and swap any ‘white’ carbs for wholegrain foods. Limit your consumption of caffeine and alcohol and drink plenty of water. If you do this for 6 days out of 7, then you can still go out for a meal and enjoy whatever you fancy! Julie Clark

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Sweet Feet For Summer

Some polishes have nourishing qualities. We’ve kept them hidden in shoes and boots all Winter, but when Summer comes it’s good to put on a pair of sandals or flip flops, or perhaps even walk around with bare feet. So, how can we make sure our feet are in tip-top condition and feel confident about showing them off to all around us? If you have a lot of rough and hard skin, foot conditions such as athletes foot, fungal nail infection, an ingrowing toe nail, calluses, corns or verrucas, a session or a number of appointments with a chiropodist or podiatrist is recommended. The terms are interchangeable, but strictly in the UK, ‘Podiatrist’ is a reserved title meaning that it 14 inandaround

can only be used by those registered with the Health Professions Council. Inside the profession, chiropody is used to suggest the routine processes of foot care, whilst podiatry is indicative of the higher skills and academic levels. Once any medical issues have been eliminated, you may wish to keep up the look and condition of your feet through pampering at home, or a trip to the beautician for a pedicure.


Regular maintenance tasks should include: • Cutting your toe nails short. The use of clippers is generally recommended. Nails should be no more than a couple of millimetres over the edge of your toe. • Next, file your nails using an emery board. File them so they are smooth, neat and square. • It’s good to soak your feet in a bowl of warm water and use a foot scrub or lotion to get them clean and feeling smooth and silky. • Various tools and devices are available to help you file hard and crusty skin to make it smooth. At home and at a beautician’s this is likely to be a pum ice based product. A chiropodist is more likely to use a blade. • Apply moisturising cream daily and massage it in well, including between the toes. Let it dry before putting on socks or tights, as persisting dampness can cause fungus or athletes foot. • Once a week, gently push back your cuticles with a cuticle stick to keep your toes healthy.

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Ongoing measures for foot health

include putting your feet up after shopping sprees or long walks, and making sure shoes fit properly to prevent blisters or crushing of toes. By Susan Brookes-Morris

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Crazy ants

Crazy ants use acid venom as an antidote‌ Kent ants are non-venomous and easy to get rid of! Just when you thought it was safe to sit on the grass along come some crazy ants! The xenomorphs that dripped acid for blood in the film Alien have nothing on tawny crazy ants. These ants are mad as a hatter; they even attack fire ants (even though fire ant venom can kill small animals).

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Tawny crazy ants have a nifty way to detox from a fight with a fire ant; an acid bath. When the fire ants attack them with their venom, they run off and like a cat cleaning its fur and wash themselves with their own acid venom. Scientists found that a dab of this acid saved these fearsome ants, which normally succumb to the fire ant venom. The acid may neutralise the potent enzymes in the venom. Fire ants are a major pest in the USA and South America , but tawny crazy ants are no better, often invading homes and living spaces. Luckily in Kent and the south of England we only have a few species of harmless ants, black, red and pharaoh ants are usually the culprits upsetting someone. Keep up with Ant antics, in space and on earth with Pest Purge! We offer a same day service for earthly ant-antics that require an expert to eradicate them. Call Richard @ Pest Purge

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‘Attractive’ metal! (6) Badly behaved (7) A spiritual or pure being (5) Curious, odd (7) Covered with ceramic slabs (5) Chronicle, narrate (6) Convenient (5) Attitude, perspective (7) Type of loaf (7) Antagonise (6) Talked (5) Rough drawing (6) Type of dance (5) Concur (5)

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Declarations of Trust If you do wish to own in this way, a Declaration of Trust is an excellent way of setting out clearly the differing ownership shares of the parties. Information can be provided which ring fences one party’s existing equity in the home, or establishes the percentages which each party holds in the property.

Most homes are owned in the joint names of the two adults that live there, but the mere fact that the property is legally owned in two names, does not automatically demonstrate the true ownership intentions. Many people will be familiar with the concepts of Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common. With Joint Tenants, the property is owned together, as a unit, there is no reference to individual shares or percentages. If anything happens to one of the owners, the other one, through the principle of Survivorship, will automatically own the whole of the house, no inheritance tax, no probate required. For many couples, this accurately reflects the way they wish to hold the property. However, in our ever more complex lives, this method does not always reflect the background to the purchase. For example, an older couple bringing different amounts of deposit monies with them, a property being transferred into the joint names of existing owner and new partner, a young couple where one set of parents are “gifting” the deposit to their child, a house being purchased jointly by a number of adults – all situations where owning as Tenants in Common may be more appropriate. 20 inandaround

For example, an older couple decide to sell their existing homes in their sole names and purchase a property together, one has equity of £25,000, one of £50,000. The Declaration of Trust can demonstrate that when the property is eventually sold they both get back their initial investment and share equally, or otherwise, the remaining equity. Other information can be added, for example, how any mortgage is to be paid, who is responsible for upkeep and insurance etc. When owning property as Tenants in Common, a Will is vital, as the principle of Survivorship will not apply and the parties will not automatically inherit their partner’s share. Equally, the share can be left to a third party, for example the children of a previous marriage. The creation of a Declaration of Trust when purchasing the property allows the parties to avoid difficulties later on, if the relationship breaks down. This means that ownership can begin with all parties clear on their respective interests and duties as householders together. For more information contact Julie Hobson at Gullands Solicitors www.gullands.com j.hobson@gullands.com or call

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Local Events 4th June 2014

Open Garden - Stoneacre National Trust We are delighted that the tenants of this wonderful National Trust Garden and 15th Century House in Otham have offered to open for us. This admired garden is maintained by tenants and offers herbaceous borders, a secret garden and glorious views over the Downs. Donation for admission is £5.00 for adults and £3.00 for children who must be accompanied and this includes access to the house. www.hokh.org

4th June 2014

Musical Merry-go-round - Maidstone Museum Join us on the first Wednesday of the month, 10:30AM-11:30AM, for singing and storytelling activities. £3.50 per child, £1 additional child Tel: 01622 602838 www.museum.maidstone.gov.uk

6th June 2014

Up Pompeii - Hazlitt Arts Centre Based on the original characters devised by Talbot Rothwell and Sid Colin for the Frankie Howerd BBC comedy, this hilarious romp through ancient Pompeii brings back all the television favourites in this full-length play. A riot from start to finish! (t) 01622 758611 (E) hazlitt.boxoffice@ parkwoodtheatres.co.uk

7th June 2014

Breast Cancer Care Pink Ribbonwalk Leeds Castle Join Breast Cancer Care at Leeds Castle on a guided 10 or 20 mile walk in beautiful countryside and support people living with breast cancer. Breast Cancer Care will provide everything you need along the route, from toilets and water to free snacks and lots of encouragement! All you need to do is enjoy the walk and raise at least £100 to help fund our specialist services for people with breast cancer.
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07 June 2014

The Floyd Effect - Hazlitt Arts Centre A tribute to the music of Pink Floyd. The Floyd Effect – eight top quality musicians and singers, who faithfully recreate the music and emotions of a Pink Floyd concert without reliance on backing tapes, racks of computers, or other technological wizardry. Every note you will hear is played and sung by the band, making each concert a genuine ‘live’ musical experience; ably supported by a dramatic light show that incorporates the iconic circular screen, two sets of projections, smoke and lasers. The Floyd Effect will take you on a musical journey from the Dark Side of the Moon, through Wish You Were Here and Animals, to The Wall, and all the way to the Division Bell. Unless you were there the first time round, the music of Pink Floyd was never as real as this. Tickets: £18. (t) 01622 758611 (E) hazlitt.boxoffice@parkwoodtheatres.co.uk

8th June 2014

Wedding Open Day The Chilston Park Hotel is delighted to welcome you at one of their Wedding Showcase Days, where you get the opportunity to view all the Hotel features and facilities including the Fitzhammond Suite, Coach House and Orangery set up for a Wedding Breakfast and Civil Ceremony. – Chilston Park Hotel Sandway Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2BE Tel: 01622 859803 www.handpickedhotels.co.uk

12 June 2014

Open Garden - The Peace Garden, Aylesford Priory 10.00am to 4.00pm, Aylesford Priory, The Friars. Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BX The volunteer gardeners who have created and maintain this beautiful place will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and there will be an exhibition to explain how the garden was created. www.hokh.org


14th June 2014 to 15th June 2014

Father’s Day ‘Go Wild’ Weekend Woodland crafts, garden games and learning bushcraft and survival techniques from an expert are just some of the fun activities to keep children and Dad entertained this Father’s Day on the Pavilion Lawn. A valid entrance ticket to Leeds Castle is required for this event. Small additional charges may apply for some activities. www.leeds-castle.com Tel: +44 (0) 1622 765400

14th June 2014

Boughton Monchelsea Dog Show & Fete Featuring obstacle, novelty and fun classes for all types of dogs. Experienced Judges, canine trade stands and a wide selection of prizes. One of the most popular dog shows. Join in the fun of the fete also. Taking place at Boughton Monchelsea Recreation Ground. Entries for dog show from 12 noon Judging from 2.00pm. 01622 744098 for further information.

Sunday 15th June 2014

Fathers Day Lunch with Andy Cooper Jazz Band at Mercure Great Danes Hotel Experience fantastic live music with the Andy Cooper Six piece band & a delicious Sunday lunch. Playing many popular favourites including his signature tune “I wanna be like you” and many more. He deserves it. Tel: 0844 815 9045

21 June 2014 - 22 June 2014

DogsLive 2014 – The Hop Farm DogsLive 2014 is an exciting fun event for all dogs and their families. Come and have-a-go at some of their favourite sporting activities and perhaps they can try their paws at some of the newer ones! This event is to be held over the weekend of 21st/22nd June at the Hop Farm in Kent, and is primarily focussed at raising awareness of the potential to greatly enhance a dogs physical and mental well-being through participation in fun and healthy activities. T 01622 872068 Email: info@thehopfarm.co.uk

22nd June 2014

Summer Fair at The Friars, Aylesford Priory Birds of Prey, Circus workshop, Family Entertainment, Cream Teas, Beer Tent. THE FRAIRS, Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7Bx. Email: www.thefriars.org.uk

27th June 2014 to 29th June 2014

Leeds Castle Triathlon 2014 The great sport of Triathlon is coming to Kent’s 900 year old castle. Complete an open water swim in the moat, road cycle and cross country run around the estate. One not to be missed! In association with Ocean Lake Triathlon and Triathlon England.
27 June - Junior Aquathlon
28 June – Sprint Tri (750m/26k/5k)
29 June – Standard Tri (1500m/40k/10k) www.leeds-castle.com Tel: +44 (0) 1622 765400

28th June - 29th June 2014

Fireman Sam will be returning to Kent Life! 10am to 5pm. Fireman Sam will be appearing at intervals throughout the day so make sure you don’t miss out! Kent Life, Maidstone, Tel: 01622 763936
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29th June 2014

Behind the Furry Façade! Maidstone Museum Discover the lives of real bears in the wild, in this family friendly talk from the experts at Wildwood with a role play activity. £3 per child, advance booking recommended. Tel: 01622 602838 www.museum.maidstone.gov.uk inandaround

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Fathers’ Day

Most dads will receive a Fathers’ Day card on June 15th, but how many of them know just how important their role in the family is? Scientists are increasingly realizing just how much dads matter. Kids who feel loved by their father tend to have a greater sense of well-being, happiness and life satisfaction, than those who feel loved by their mother alone. Dads may also be responsible for endowing their child with the “stick-with-it-ness” that will serve them well throughout their life. University researchers found that a dad’s parenting style is more closely linked to whether teens will exhibit

persistence than mum’s parenting. A persistent personality, in turn, was related to less delinquency and more engagement in school over time. Fathers who are most effective at this are those who listen to their children, have a close relationship, set appropriate rules, but also grant appropriate freedoms. Quality time with dad is really important too. It doesn’t have to be an expensive holiday or day trip - simply playing ball in the back garden or watching a film together is fine. What’s important is that dad is there and fully engaged. So dads, why not use this Fathers’ day to get out, take the kids to the park and just enjoy being with your family. By Sarah Davey

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Country gardens open gates for Macmillan

“T his is t h e f if h a ve ope n ed ut h y ea r t h at we a n d we lo ve it p ou r g a rd e n s, m e et in g n e w . We e njoy ou r wa y o f ra pe op le a n d it’s wo n d e rf u l ca is in g m o n e y fo r a ou r pa ss io n fou s e a n d s h a rin g cou nt ry life.” r g a rd e n in g a n d Two fabulous country gardens in Biddenden are opening their gates to the public on 29 June 2014 for a fantastic afternoon of flowers, food and fun! The two are just a few hundred yards apart, one a delightful country cottage garden, the other an extremely pretty part-terraced garden and between them they offer a magnificent selection of herbaceous perennials, annuals, shrubs, roses and climbers, with the picture completed by kitchen gardens, cutting gardens, wildflower meadows, wildlife ponds and orchard areas. And as if that wasn’t enough, there is also an Animal Corner with goats, ponies, chickens, ducks and geese, and plenty of country stalls, including a plant nursery, crafts, cards, books, garden furniture, bric-a-brac, and a raffle. And when you’re ready to take a bit of a break, there will be cream teas, homemade cakes, and ice creams available. One of the organisers, Fiona Chapman, says: “This is the fifth year that we have opened up our gardens, and we love it. We enjoy meeting new 28 inandaround

people and it’s our way of raising money for a wonderful cause and sharing our passion for gardening and country life.” Entry is by donation, with all the money raised going to help Macmillan and its vital work for people affected by cancer. There is also plenty of parking, but unfortunately no dogs or wheelchair access. It’s all happening from 1pm-6pm on 29 June 2014, at Little Mockbeggar Farm and Moonrakers, Mockbeggar Lane, Biddenden, Kent, TN27 8ES, so come and have a wander round these two lovely gardens and soak up the sun… Hopefully! For more details, please contact Fiona Chapman on 01580 291292. For more information about Macmillan, please get in touch with Kent Fundraising Manager, Jade Millsom, on JMillsom@macmillan.org.uk or 07801 307048.


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This recipe is a great way to use up your last few apples or any other fruit you have. You can use bread instead of brioche. SERVES: 4 COOKING TIME: 30 mins INGREDIENTS: • 100g butter • B6 Granny Smith apples peeled, cored, quartered and thickly sliced • 100g cinnamon sugar • 50ml rum or brandy (optional) • 3 large eggs • 50ml milk • ½ tsp vanilla extract • 4 thick slices brioche • 4 tbsp Greek-style yogurt to serve

cook over a high heat for 8-10 minutes, until caramelised. Add a splash of rum or brandy, if using, bubble for 1 minute and set aside. • Whisk together the eggs, milk, 1 tbsp of the sugar and the vanilla extract. • Dip in the brioche to coat thoroughly and allow the mixture to soak in a little. •

Melt the remaining butter in a large frying pan, and fry the brioche in batches over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes each side. Remove, sprinkle with the remaining sugar, cut into triangles and put on 4 plates.

• Spoon over the apples and serve with a generous dollop of soured cream or yogurt.

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Garden View - How low can you grow

Mention the word ‘alpine’ to a garden designer and (in general) you’ll be given the same facial expression as a child who’s just bitten into an unwaxed lemon! Insignificant leaf growth with tiny flowers … what’s to love? Associated with badly designed 60’s rockeries, these low growing perennials really do get a raw deal. In the main, the poor little things can’t climb very far, can’t extend their roots to escape from water logged soil, and have not adapted to elongating their stems to reach the sunlight (because a naughty gardener planted the pot-bought specimen under the shade of a tree). Alpines, like other successful species, have adapted themselves to their native habitats, often found clung to the side of a windy rock face way above sea level. When you observe them in the wild, you easily understand why they are so small. The exposed sites would quickly dry out large leaves, so many are small in size such as those of Hypericum olympicum, and others often silver in colour such as the very cute Artemisia schmidtiana ‘Nana’. Rather a mouthful to say and often not the most romantic sounding names either, take Pulsatilla vulgaris (the pasque flower) as an example. It might not win any prizes in the largest plant competition, but its ability to grow on nearly solid limestone rock is pretty impressive. So too are its beautiful flowers, delicate dissected foliage and crazy seed heads.

Until I saw a glasshouse full of alpine plants all in bloom at the same time I wasn’t a huge fan either, but seeing them up close and personal when displayed at waist height, you realise how wonderful these tiny creations are. Over recent years, alpines have really been appreciated for their versatility and employed in new applications. Take the humble Sempervivum ‘Othello’, famous for thriving on hot dry tiled roofs and now widely used on green roof schemes where it can adapt to the very shallow free draining soils. It’s quite a vigorous semp., with beautiful red tints in winter. Grow in shallow containers in full sun where it will quickly spread to around 30cm in width. If you are looking for a plant to cover an old dry stonewall or soften the corner of a raised bed, look no further than Campanula poscharskyana ‘Stella’. If happy, it does have a tendency to walk, but with its long flowering season and pretty purple flowers I’m sure your neighbours won’t mind if it starts appearing in their crevices too. June is a busy month in the garden, and as well as a good time to plant alpines, other jobs include: • Sowing salad leaves every 2 weeks for a continuous crop • Plant grasses • Tie up climbers • Earth up potatoes Until next time, happy gardening. Lee

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If you have a question that you would like to ask Debbie then please email her at debbie@bluebirdcare.co.uk

Many home care agencies will offer a respite service that can be anything from 15 minute visits to check on well-being, right through to 24hr live in care. A well - resourced agency should be able to profile a short list of suitable Care Workers to match your sister’s interests and then introduce potential Care Workers to your sister to ensure she is involved in the creation of her care package and to make sure she is comfortable with the particular Care Worker selected. A few “trial run visits” beforehand during which you are initially present can build confidence that things will work when the time for your break arrives – which means that you will be able to relax properly and get the full benefit. Home care works really well for respite breaks – but it takes a little planning! Best Wishes, Debbie Moulton, Care Manager, Bluebird Care

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Child Safety Week Did you know that accidental injury is the second biggest killer of children in the UK. Only childhood cancer accounts for more deaths. Every week in the UK one child dies in a preventable accident, and around 300 children end up in Accident and Emergency departments every day! Children from the poorest UK families are 13 times more at risk, and are also more likely to be admitted to hospital with accidental injuries. Child Safety Week runs from 23rd – 29th June and is organised by The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT). They stress that although the number of children killed in accidents is shrinking due to ever-improving emergency medical care, near-fatal accidents can leave lifelong mental as well as physical scars, and put families through hell. CAPT run awareness campaigns to explain how most accidents can be easily prevented. Parents often misunderstand the dangers their children face daily. For example, a child is hundreds of times more likely to be killed crossing a road than by a predatory kidnapper. But the media focus on paedophile scare-stories, so parents over-estimate the risk of stranger danger and underestimate the risks involved in more mundane scenarios. To put it in perspective, fewer than eight children per year are murdered in the UK, whereas nearly 400 are killed in household or traffic accidents. As mornings can be a particularly stressful and accident-prone time, for this year’s campaign CAPT have enlisted the help of the Safety Superheroes, who will do battle with the villainous Morning Mayhem! Watch out for them in events this June.

Here are three top tips to keep your kids safe! Make sure they STOP, LOOK, and LISTEN when crossing the road on the way to school (and again on their way home). Teach your kids about burn and scald risks: Don’t overfill the kettle, never use a knife to fish toast out of the toaster, take care with hair-straighteners, and always turn them off after use. Make sure your child knows how to call for emergency help - they might save someone’s life! Check out CAPT’s website www.capt.org.uk. Remember: Most safety is just common sense. Children’s brains are their most important defence against accidents, so let’s teach them to THINK. By Louise Addison

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World Cup Dates TV Guide Thursday 12th June 2014 Thu 12th Jun

Brazil v Croatia

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A

21:00

ITV / ITV HD

Friday 13th June 2014 Fri 13th Jun

Mexico v Cameroon

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A

17:00

ITV / ITV HD

Fri 13th Jun

Spain v Netherlands

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B

20:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Fri 13th Jun

Chile v Australia

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B

23:00

ITV / ITV HD

Saturday 14th June 2014 Sat 14th Jun

Colombia v Greece

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C

17:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Sat 14th Jun

Uruguay v Costa Rica

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D

20:00

ITV / ITV HD

Sat 14th Jun

England v Italy

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D

23:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Sunday 15th June 2014 Sun 15th Jun

Ivory Coast v Japan

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C

2:00

ITV / ITV HD

Sun 15th Jun

Switzerland v Ecuador

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E

17:00

ITV / ITV HD

Sun 15th Jun

France v Honduras

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E

20:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Sun 15th Jun

Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F

23:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Monday 16th June 2014 Mon 16th Jun

Germany v Portugal

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G

17:00

ITV / ITV HD

Mon 16th Jun

Iran v Nigeria

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F

20:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Mon 16th Jun

Ghana v USA

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G

23:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Tuesday 17th June 2014 Tue 17th Jun

Belgium v Algeria

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H

17:00

ITV / ITV HD

Tue 17th Jun

Brazil v Mexico

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A

20:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Tue 17th Jun

Russia v South Korea

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H

23:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Wednesday 18th June 2014 Wed 18th Jun

Australia v Netherlands

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B

17:00

ITV / ITV HD

Wed 18th Jun

Spain v Chile

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B

20:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Wed 18th Jun

Cameroon v Croatia

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A

23:00

ITV / ITV HD

Thursday 19th June 2014 Thu 19th Jun

Colombia v Ivory Coast

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C

17:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Thu 19th Jun

Uruguay v England

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D

20:00

ITV / ITV HD

Thu 19th Jun

Japan v Greece

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C

23:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Friday 20th June 2014 Fri 20th Jun

Italy v Costa Rica

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D

17:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Fri 20th Jun

Switzerland v France

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E

20:00

ITV / ITV HD

Fri 20th Jun

Honduras v Ecuador

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E

23:00

ITV / ITV HD

Saturday 21st June 2014 Sat 21st Jun

Argentina v Iran

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F

17:00

ITV / ITV HD

Sat 21st Jun

Germany v Ghana

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G

20:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Sat 21st Jun

Nigeria v Bosnia-Herzegovina

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F

23:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Sunday 22nd June 2014 Sun 22nd Jun

Belgium v Russia

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H

17:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Sun 22nd Jun

South Korea v Algeria

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H

20:00

ITV / ITV HD

Sun 22nd Jun

USA v Portugal

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G

23:00

BBC1 / BBC1 HD

Monday 23rd June 2014 Mon 23rd Jun

Australia v Spain

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B

17:00

ITV TBC

Mon 23rd Jun

Netherlands v Chile

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B

17:00

ITV TBC

Mon 23rd Jun

Cameroon v Brazil

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A

21:00

ITV TBC

Mon 23rd Jun

Croatia v Mexico

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A

21:00

ITV TBC

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D

17:00

ITV TBC

Tuesday 24th June 2014 Tue 24th Jun

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Tue 24th Jun

Costa Rica v England

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D

17:00

ITV / ITV HD

Tue 24th Jun

Japan v Colombia

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C

21:00

BBC TBC

Tue 24th Jun

Greece v Ivory Coast

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C

21:00

BBC TBC

Wednesday 25th June 2014 Wed 25th Jun

Nigeria v Argentina

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F

17:00

ITV TBC

Wed 25th Jun

Bosnia-Herzegovina v Iran

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F

17:00

ITV TBC

Wed 25th Jun

Honduras v Switzerland

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E

21:00

BBC TBC

Wed 25th Jun

Ecuador v France

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E

21:00

BBC TBC

Thursday 26th June 2014 Thu 26th Jun

USA v Germany

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G

17:00

BBC TBC

Thu 26th Jun

Portugal v Ghana

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G

17:00

BBC TBC

Thu 26th Jun

South Korea v Belgium

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H

21:00

ITV TBC

Thu 26th Jun

Algeria v Russia

FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H

21:00

ITV TBC

Saturday 28th June 2014 Sat 28th Jun

Winner Group A v Runner-up Group B

FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round

17:00

TBC

Sat 28th Jun

Winner Group C v Runner-up Group D

FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round

21:00

TBC

Sunday 29th June 2014 Sun 29th Jun

Winner Group B v Runner-up Group A

FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round

17:00

TBC

Sun 29th Jun

Winner Group D v Runner-up Group C

FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round

21:00

TBC

Monday 30th June 2014 Mon 30th Jun

Winner Group E v Runner-up Group F

FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round

17:00

TBC

Mon 30th Jun

Winner Group G v Runner-up Group H

FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round

21:00

TBC

Tuesday 1st July 2014 Tue 1st Jul

Winner Group F v Runner-up Group E

FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round

17:00

TBC

Tue 1st Jul

Winner Group H v Runner-up Group G

FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round

21:00

TBC

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Maidstone Players Celebrate

Maidstone Hockey Club members came together for a night of celebration and to recognize those individual award winners for the season. A glittering black-tie event was started with excellent and authentic Indian food. Awards were presented by the new Club Chairman, Matt Evans, and the three Hockey Managers – Mick Emery (Juniors), Wendy Emery (Ladies) and Chris Brinn (Men). Afterwards there was dancing into the night to a live band. Before the awards got underway there was suitable reflection on the achievements of the outgoing Chairman, Roger Daniels. Mike Evans, the Administration Manager, ran through the positive changes to the Club that had taken place under Roger’s 16 year tenure, and reminded everyone that the Club owed him a good deal. There was a standing ovation for Roger, who was presented with a case of very fine wines. The Clubperson of the Year Award (for all round services to the club) was presented to Adi Lake who has made an outstanding contribution, especially in his role as Fixtures Secretary for the Men’s Section and his umpiring. He supports all club events and thoroughly deserves the accolade. Young Clubperson of the Year Award went to Ella Collie, for her excellent all-round contribution to the Junior Section – playing, umpiring and helping with coaching. As every year, there is a vote by all members on the night for “Personality of the Season”. This year it went to Vianne Gibbons for her wonderful service behind the bar. New Chairman, Matt Evans, said: “The awards night is an opportunity to celebrate the team and individual successes in the Club and to pay testament to those members whose contributions are important to the continuing success of Maidstone Hockey Club. It was a well attended night and a social highlight”

Club Awards were:-

Ladies’ Player of the Year Men’s Player of the Year Ladies’ Most Improved Player Men’s Most Improved Player Ladies’ Young Players of the Year Men’s Young Player of the Year Ladies’ Most Goals Men’s Most Goals Clubperson of the Year Young Clubperson of the Year Personality of the Season

Laura Thompson Steve Marks Leo Penry Joe Drake Alex Penry & Isabella Ramiro Jamie Graham Sue Leaning Mark Rimmer Adi Lake Ella Collie Vianne Gibbons

Individual Team Player of the Year Awards: Ladies’ 2nds Ladies’ 3rds Ladies’ 4ths Men’s 2nds Men’s 3rds Men’s 4ths Men’s 5ths Men’s 6ths Men’s 7ths

Donna Shalders Emilie Beacon Clare Hogan Chris Brinn Phil Davidson Mark Smith Ollie Priestley Ben Hartnell Jim Mendoza

For Further General Information on the Club Mike Evans, Administration Manager

07766 447985

mikeandjudith@mac.com Visit the club website - www.maidstonehockey.org inandaround

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