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Interview with a bear

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Get pre-loved up! The new way to buy labels for less Pre-loved - that’s fashion speak for pre-owned - designer clothes are coming out of high-end closets, ready for you to snap up for a snip at Encore in Moseley village. With the party season fast approaching and weather getting cooler what better time than now to go bargain hunting. Paul Smith, Prada, Boss, Georgio Armani, Chloe, Jaeger, Marc Jacobs and Burberry are just some of the designer labels available, but you’ll also find high street labels. Prices start from as little as £15.00 for a Karen Millen dress. I really get my kicks out of finding a good bargain and can be found browsing the rails there at least twice a month to see what’s new. And if like me you are watching those pennies then why not dig out the quality designer and high street items from your own wardrobe that you are really never going to wear again, and turn them into cash. Make sure they are clean, in season and in perfect condition and take them along to Encore. Encore will review the items, price them and sell them in the shop. Then you get 50% of the sale price. For you, it’s an opportunity to clear out the wardrobe and make some money - at the same time as picking up something gorgeous for yourself. Encore is on Alcester Rd close to the main crossroads in Moseley.

Encore 168 Alcester Rd Moseley B13 8HJ 0121 442 4888 Open: Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.00pm www.encoredressagency.com 3


Dear Neighbours, Welcome to your November issue of Moseley Directory.

Get pre-loved up this Christmas

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How to buy labels for less

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Interview with a bear

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Riverford Organics’ recipe of the month

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Priya restaurant review

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How shorter days can affect your vision

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Moseley Directory talks to Togademus the toy shop bear

John Gage drawing exhibition 24 Have a very Moseley Christmas

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Dignity in Dementia

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A glimpse behind the doors of Sunrise Senior Living

Regulars What’s on

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Where to eat

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Local tutors

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Index of advertisers

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What's on Christmas Events

A snapshot of what’s on around Moseley in November and December

Traditional Family Christmas Lunch

Relax with family & Christmas Craft Fair friends. Santa will Unusual and handmade be there with gifts Christmas gifts, for the children. decorations and cards. On: 16 December, 12-2pm On: 2 December At: Highbury Hall, 4 Yew from 11am-5pm Tree Road, Moseley At: Hazelwell Church For info: 0121 303 2050 Hall (The Hub) on Vicarage Road, B14 7NN Christmas Dinner For info: 443 1396

and Carol Singing A relaxing dinner

Christmas Craft Fayre at one of Moseley’s Last minute Christmas shopping for unusual personalised gifts, mulled wine and mince pies will be on sale as well as other light refreshments. On: 25 November 11am-4pm At: Highbury Hall, 4 Yew Tree Road, Moseley For info: 0121 303 2050

Music

7 Nov - Jim Causley & Jenna Witts 14 Nov - Sam Carter A tribute to the 21 Nov - Alchemy Duo wonderful music of & Ewan McLennan Simon and Garfunkel 28 Nov - The Hurling Boys up close and intimate. 5 Dec - Pete Morton Relive the classics at & Roger Wilson this wonderful show 12 Dec - Phil Beer filled with excellent 19 Dec - Belshazzar’s Feast music, nostalgia and At: Red Lion Folk genuine love for some Club every Wednesday great musicians. from 7.45pm. On: 7 November For info & tickets: At: Kitchen Garden Café ww.redlionfolkclub.com For tickets: www.wegottickets.com

most historic venues, dressed for Christmas. On: 18 December at 7.00pm Maggie Boyle with At: Highbury Hall, 4 Yew Paul Downes Tree Road, Moseley London-Irish singer For info: 0121 303 2050 and flute player performs deep-rooted, hearty folk music. On: 11 November Kill for a Seat At: Kitchen Garden Café Comedy Club For tickets: Christmas Open Day This comedy club is in www.wegottickets.com View historic Highbury full swing on the first dressed for Christmas. Friday of every month Rachel Sage plus Enjoy mulled wine and On: 2 Nov & 7 Dec The Railway mince pies. Chamberlain At: mac memorabilia on Social Club For info & tickets: display with guided A soulful vocalist and 446 3232 tours available. innovative keybourdist, On: 2 December, singer songwriter with Laughing Cows 11am-4pm infectious melodies, Sell-out comedy At: Highbury Hall, 4 Yew night with fabulous poetic lyrics and often Tree Road, Moseley outrageous colourful all-female line up. For info: 0121 303 2050 On: 14 Nov stage banter. At: Kitchen Garden Café On: 12 November At: Kitchen Garden Café For tickets: For tickets: www.wegottickets.com www.wegottickets.com

Comedy

Live Folk Music

The Sounds of Simon

Poetry

Poetry Bites Poetry Bites also includes floor spots – arrive early to book a spot. On: 27 November At: Kitchen Garden Café Tickets on door or via: jacquirowe@ hotmail.co.uk

Singles Club The Mee Club

Make friends, find lovers, enjoy the show. The Mee club is a vibrant new club for singles. Sit back and be entertained by poets, storytellers, authors, stand ups, actors & musicians. On: 6 & 20 Nov, 4 & 18 Dec At: Kitchen Garden Café For info & tickets: 443 4725

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Where to eat Blue Ginger

Kababish

Piquant

Tel: 0121 444 0999

Tel: 0121 449 5556

Tel: 0121 249 1216

Singapore & Malaysian 32 Poplar Road Kings Heath Birmingham, B14 7AD

Balti 29 Woodbridge Road Moseley Birmingham, B13 8EH

Indian 18 St Mary’s Row Moseley Birmingham, B13 8JG

Bombay Rickshaw Co Kitchen Garden Indian Takeaway 13-15 York Road Kings Heath Birmingham, B14 7SA

Small plates (Tapas/mezze with British influences) 17 York Road, Kings Heath, B14 7SA

Sabai Sabai

Tel: 0121 443 1114

Tel: 0121 443 4725

Tel: 0121 449 4498

Carib Grill

Maison Mayci

Spice Merchant

Tel: 0121 449 8818

Tel: 0121 449 4413

Tel: 0121 444 1414

Caribbean 2 St Mary’s Row Moseley Birmingham, B13 8JG

French Patisserie 148 Alcester Road Moseley Birmingham, B13 8HS

Thai 25 Woodbridge Road Moseley Birmingham, B13 8EH

Kashmiri 36 Poplar Road Kings Heath Birmingham, B14 7AD

Jade Restaurant Manic Organic Cantonese BYO & takeaway 88 St Mary’s Row Moseley Birmingham, B13 9EF

Organic vegetarian café 46 Poplar Road Kings Heath Birmingham, B14 7AG

Sweet Chillies

Tel: 0121 449 7686

Tel: 0121 441 3802

Tel: 0121 443 1086 or 0121 443 2737

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Sylhet Spice Cuisine Bangladeshi 27-29 York Road Kings Heath Birmingham, B14 7SA

Tel: 0121 449 5556

Indian 27-29 Poplar Road Kings Heath Birmingham, B14 7AA Tel: 0121 441 2222

Tel: 0121 444 6644

Kashmiri 107 Alcester Road Moseley Birmingham, B13 8DD

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A guide to the best places to eat in and around Moseley

Contemp Bangali/Indian 836 Yardley Wood Rd Birmingham, B13 0JE


What’s special about

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Interview with a bear If you thought Togademus was just a lovely toy shop on Poplar Road in Kings Heath, then think again. It is also home to an extraordinary bear whose name just happens to be Togademus too. What a co-incidence! Togademus the bear is occasionally seen in the shop and whenever he’s there he insists on giving every customer 10% off. If you follow him on Twitter you’ll always know when he’ll be there, or keep a close eye on the shop window where he loves to sit. We sent along our lead reporter to find out more. Christmas is a very busy time for a toy shop how do you think you will cope? Oh, the shop is most fun when it’s full of people so we don’t mind at all. It is lovely to see happy children playing with the toys. What kind of toys do you have on your shelves this year? Proper toys! The kind for children to live with, play with, learn from and enjoy, especially lots of traditional and wooden toys. The shop looks quite up-market from outside – is it expensive? Not at all. Some of the toys are only £1 and most of the toys that people buy are between £5 and £10. But we do have some really special toys too that cost a bit more.

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So, Togademus, is it your shop then? I couldn’t really say that, my family do most of the work. I see. And can people find out about the shop before arriving? Well there’s the website. It’s www.togademus.co.uk and I know they are always putting photos on there so people can see new toys when they arrive. And it’s got opening times and directions as well. Cool. So, finally, what are you hoping for this Christmas? Oh I’m easy to please – I just like to see happy faces.


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Riverford Organic's recipe of the month Spiced Celeriac with Lemon (serves 6) By Jane Baxter, Riverford Field Kitchen Taken from the Riverford Farm Cook Book

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Method

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Peel the celeriac, cut into slices 5mm-1cm thick, then cut the slices into long, thin sticks. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the celeriac sticks and fry for about 15 minutes, until slightly browned. At this point sprinkle with the spices, lemon zest and juice and 100ml water. Simmer for about 10 minutes, until the celeriac is just tender. Season to taste, adding more lemon juice if necessary.

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1 large or 2 small celeriac 3 tbsp olive oil a pinch of smoked paprika a pinch of cayenne pepper a pinch of ground cinnamon grated zest of 1 lemon juice of 1½ lemons sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


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Valid for one test booked on or before 29th December 2012 at discounted price of only £10. Present voucher at time of test. Cannot be exchanged for cash, used with other vouchers or redeemed by customers already entitled to a free NHS eye test. One per person, at named Specsavers stores only. CODE 2646

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Priya arrives in Moseley Have you noticed the new restaurant in Moseley? Well we did and we couldn’t wait for the opportunity to go and sample their culinary delights. Priya, which opened on St Mary’s Row in August, has been tastefully refurbished to combine contemporary style with a traditional twist. We went along to check them out on a chilly evening in October and were met with a most warm welcome from the attentive and friendly staff and we had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. I got there first and sat in the comfortable reception area with some Bombay mix to nibble on while I waited for my other half. It was very calming sitting by the stunning water feature that is set in the wall between the reception area and the restaurant itself. 16

Then we went through and sat by the window with a good view of the whole restaurant which stretches right through to the back which has access from the pay and display car park. As you walk through Priya there are different areas which are decorated uniquely giving it a fresh feel and creating natural rooms within rooms. To the rear they are able to accommodate larger parties without separating them completely. The menu has a good range of Indian and Bangladeshi inspired dishes with a number of specials developed by the restaurant owner Paul Mazumder and his chef that you will not find


on any other menu. Priya also have a gorgeous children’s menu which is the perfect way to help introduce your little ones to Indian food. Priya is licensed which I always find refreshing - and we had a nice dry white wine (me) and pint of Cobra (him) to accompany our food. After lovely crisp popadoms with home-made relishes we shared our starters of Sag Paneer (from the side dish section) and Tandoori Chicken which arrived sizzling on a hot platter. They were beautifully presented and tasted fantastic too.

we thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful and will definitely be going back again. Priya is open Monday to Sunday from 5.30pm to 11.30pm. They also have a takeaway menu and cater for larger groups of up to 25 people.

To book a table call 0121 448 8581 and if you mention Moseley Directory when booking they will give you a 20% discount off your food bill.

For main course we had Priya’s Tawa Chicken – served in a sizzler cooked with onion, garlic, ginger and garam massalla, and the Lamb Rogan Josh, a medium spicy dish with onions and tomatoes, and pilau rice and plain nan on the side. The meal was really tasty,

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How Shorter Days Can Impact Your Vision Now that we have turned the clocks back the days will start to get shorter, reducing daylight hours and plunging us into darkness. For people around 40 years old, the lack of natural daylight may start to seriously impact their vision as they experience difficulty in focusing close-up tasks like applying make-up, shaving or reading a menu or newspaper more challenging. This natural condition is called presbyopia, and with more than 26 million people in the UK over the age of 45 (Population ageing statistics 2010), more and more people are experiencing this frustrating condition every day, but many do not realise that reading glasses are not their only option. In addition, according to the Office for National Statistics report in April 2012, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s expected that by 2030 the life expectancy for both sexes will reach 87, meaning that many people may find that they spend more time presbyopic than not! 22

Difficulty in focusing on objects close-up may be a sign of presbyopia, a condition that starts that will ultimately affect everyone. This problem escalates as the days get shorter and opticians report that they diagnose more patients with presbyopia during this time of year as darker evenings draw in. When faced with presbyopia, many assume that reading or varifocal glasses are their only options, but in fact other options are available.

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Research amongst patients with presbyopia found that 82% of people cited reading small print on packages, labels and in newspapers and magazines made them frustrated and strained and a third said the same of using a computer. And with over two thirds of presbyopes agreeing that they feel selfconscious about needing vision correction, it is important that they realise the vision correction options available to them. Mukesh Pabari from Pabari opticians comments “Many people don’t realise the contributing factors to presbyopia such as dim lighting become more apparent during the autumn and winter months as the evenings start drawing in. After we turn the clocks back, I typically see lots of new patients who struggle with seeing things close up. They may have been able to cope during the spring and summer – but in the absence of natural sun light, they have a lot of difficulty and come to me for help.”

“Patients are often hesitant to try bi- or vari-focal glasses and jokingly call them ‘granny glasses’ – what people don’t realise is that technology has evolved, and there are options, such as contact lenses specially made for people with presbyopia.” Mukesh Pabari has been trained in fitting Acuvue® Oasys® Contact Lenses for presbyopia. For those interested in finding out more about multifocal contact lenses and other solutions to presbyopia are invited to attend the presbyopia open day which is on Saturday 17 November from 9am-5pm at Pabari Opticians, 14 St Mary’s Row, Moseley, B13 8JG. Staff will be happy to discuss whether mutifocal contact would be suitable for you, as well as answering any other questions you may have about presbyopia and its effects.

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John Gage Exhibition: Birmingham Buildings An exhibition of John Gage drawings is being held at Moseley Exchange throughout November and December. John has been drawing and painting since childhood, specialising in pencil sketches, watercolour and acrylic. John trained as an architect, and so is fascinated with buildings in particular. In this exhibition John has captured a range of Birmingham architecture and landmarks, from iconic modern buildings such as Selfridges through to the civic grandeur of the Council House. He has also included new arrivals to Birmingham such as the

Fine Art Glazing Stained Glass Artists Makers, Repairers and Designers of original stained glass windows

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Cube. The exhibition will be on display from 3 November 2012 to 3 January 2013 at Moseley Exchange, 149 – 153 Alcester Road, Moseley, B13 8JP Tel: 0121449 8585 Email: info@moseleyexchange.com www.johngage.co.uk johngagedesign@mail.com

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John Kelly Carpenter • Joiner • Woodworker Contact: www.jfkbuilt.co.uk

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A very Moseley Christmas Christmas festivities in Moseley will get off to a flying start on Saturday 24 November with the official switch-on for the Moseley Christmas Lights.

And the newly formed Moseley Village Business Partnership has worked hard to organise a number of activities for Moseley residents and those visiting the village that day. The award winning farmers’ market will finish at 3.00pm which is when the festivities for the switch-on will begin. The Salvation Army Choir will get everybody in the Christmas spirit with carol singing and you will be able to see real live reindeers. Bring your family along and feel free to take pictures of your loved ones with the reindeers. There is no charge for this as a number of Moseley businesses have sponsored this event. The Lions Club of Birmingham Moseley and Kingsheath will be in Moseley with their Float and St Mary’s church is joining in with a special Christmas Bell Ringing –

of the new bells. There will be lighting of Individual Lanterns and the spectacle of the Christmas Light switch-on at 5.00pm. The Moseley Christmas Crawl For a chance to win one of many fabulous prizes donated by Moseley businesses you can do the Moseley Christmas Crawl from the end of November up until mid December. To do the Crawl all you need to do is pick up a leaflet from a participating business from 24 November to 17 December 2012. The crawl involves visiting the businesses taking part and having your leaflet stamped (no purchase is necessary). When you have visited all the participating businesses you will be entered into the free prize draw. 27


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Bible Hour

Hall Green Christadelphians We would like to invite you to our Bible-based talks, given every Sunday evening between 6 and 7pm. The titles for the next two months, God willing, are shown below. Our meetings are quiet and reverent, and there is opportunity for discussion, over a cup of tea or coffee, after the talk is over.

Subject The importance of the Old Testament The Bible refutes humanism With God everything is possible The reality of the resurrection

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You can find us at 20 Springfield Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 9NW (next to the roundabout on the corner of Springfield Road and College Road). Free car parking available. Close to stops for 1,4,6 & 31 buses. Hearing loop and disabled access. email: contact@hallgreenchristadelphians.co.uk

Christadelphians are a Bible-based community who try to follow the teachings of the Lord Jesus as given to the original first century believers. We encourage others to look forward to the return of the Lord Jesus and the coming Kingdom of God.

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Dignity in dementia Behind the beautiful and slightly grand façade of Sunrise Senior Living in Edgbaston you might simply assume there lays an efficient, high quality care home. You would be right to think high quality and efficient, but in reality this care home is much more. It has been designed to be as homely and comforting as possible. And the “Reminiscence” neighbourhood, which is where the residents with dementia live, is a home from home even down to the friendly dog Zack along with a budgie and tropical fish.

there is a work station with tools and a dressing table with make-up, perfume, scarves and jewellery, ties and cufflinks.

As you walk around the spacious communal areas there are four life skills centres that are designed to remind people of the happy times that they often go back to when living with dementia. So there is a 1930’s office with antique furniture and typewriter, a nursery corner with a cot and a number of baby dolls & clothing,

The residents each have their own private en suite room with their memory box outside but much of the space is communal and there is always 30s and 40s music playing in the background. For some fresh air they can enjoy the beautiful terrace which overlooks a little bit of inner city countryside. There is also a

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There is also a “Snoezelen” Room- an innovative area with lights, sounds and objects that have proven to create a calm and pleasant retreat from the busier activity areas.


herb garden and flowers to attend to for those residents with green fingers. Every Friday afternoon there is a social get-together for the whole community with a musician, singer or group. Residents and staff enjoy these together and people can sing along, dance, or just soak up the fun with a cup of tea and a piece of home made cake. Residents are encouraged to help out in the family kitchen area, as many, particularly the ladies, slip back to a time when they spent many an hour preparing meals for their families. So peeling potatoes, laying tables and washing up bring a sense of calm purpose to their day.

If you would like to know more you are welcome to visit and have a look around. For details contact Hedda Bourne or Richard Guy on 0121 455 1100.

The specially trained carers form rich relationships with residents and their families by getting to know them in every detail- from what time they like to wake up to favourite meals and activities. The neighbourhood is small and cosy which leads to a feeling of warm homeliness. If you have a parent, family member or neighbour who is diagnosed with dementia you are immediately faced with a number of very difficult choices. And you may be under the impression that a place like Sunrise is out of your reach financially. But in fact it is surprisingly affordableâ&#x20AC;Ś just ask. Sunrise also provide Residential & Nursing care in their Assisted Living neighbourhood, and in a recent Quality Assurance Framework Audit they scored 99.5%.

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The Home of High Quality Care When it comes to senior care, Sunrise continues to set the standard. Our expertly trained staff and the high quality personalised care we offer are changing the way people think about senior living. Whether itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s assisted living, nursing care, or our groundbreaking Reminiscence neighbourhood bringing comfort to those living with dementia, everything we do is born from a commitment to providing only the very best care to seniors.

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Zircon design and build ltd 93 MELTON ROAD, KINGS HEATH, BIRMINGHAM B14 7ET

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Index of Advertisers Accountants

HB&O 26 Tax Return Co 18

Builders

JMS Roofing & Building 32 Michael Laffoley 19 Zircon 37

Care Home

Sunrise Senior Living

Car Hire K2 Cars

Carpentry/Joinery John Kelly

Charity Lottery TLC Lottery

Chimney Sweep Able Chimney Sweep

Chiropodists

The Chiropody Surgery

Dentures

The Denture Centre

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Graphic Design

MD Services

Tickle Me Creative

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Nick Can Fix It 25 30 31

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Locksmith

Access Locks Locking Locksmith

Party Makeup Ace Your Face

Period Property Restoration

Harborne Sash Windows

Pet Shop

Weird n Wonderful

Photography

Professional Photography

JMS Roofing & Building 32 Knights 24 Michael Laffoley 19

Schools

Silversmith Workshop Solar Energy Solicitors

Tyndallwoods Solicitor 14 18

Pabari Opticians 22 Specsavers 15 Riverford Organics

Nathaniels 9 Priya 16 Restaurant Guide 8 Sweet Chillies 9

JMS Solar 5

Optician

Organic Vegbox

25 29 29 28

Restaurants

Victoria Delaney

Ironing Service IT Support

Attenborough Plumbing Cullen Plumbing & Tiling MG Heating Steven R Barnes

Edgbaston High School For Girls 20

Knights 24 Mopheads 25

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Plumbers

Roofing 2

Interior Decorating

Encore 3

Acorn Dental

Rosemary Conley

Gas Showroom

Clothing Boutique

Dental Surgery

Exercise Class

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Mopheads 5

Harborne Sash Windows Traditional Conservatories

Robert Rampton

Evans Landscapes 5 Sandilands 37

Cleaning Services

Conservatories

Electrician

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Christadelphian Worship Hall Green Christadelphians

The Dolls House

Gardening Services

Carpets and Flooring Birmingham Carpet & Flooring Gallery Value Floors

Doll Company

Stained Glass Fine Art Glazing

Tiler

Cullen Plumbing & Tiling

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Toy Shop 12

Togademus 10

Tutor listing page 7

Volunteer Opportunity Sarehole Mill

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Windows & doors

Harborne Sash Windows

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Wood & Laminate Flooring Birmingham Carpet & Flooring Gallery Value Floors

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