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Month 22: January 2011

Distribution 10,000 homes & businesses

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HAPPY NEW YEAR from the local Oracle


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Dear Readers We are currently knee deep in snow but hope that by the time you receive this the weather will have improved and we will all be back to normal.

some special offers so check this month which was taken out our website for details. in Manor Park, West Malling.

We hope to be building on our local Events and People pages concentrating on local groups and charities. If you We hope you all had a happy have any news then please Christmas and are planning do let us know and we may for 2011. We have every- offer you a free space! thing you need in the local Oracle so do check out our Just a reminder that you can advertisers when you are view all of the local Oracle making your plans. editions on our website www.thelocaloracle.co.uk. The local Oracle will be celebrating its 7th birthday in We thank Rebecca from February - where has the Kings Hill who has provided time gone! We are planning the photo on our front cover

FREEPOST RLTA-RHGB-LXSZ PO BOX 314, WEST MALLING ME19 6WN TEL 01732 521494 (Jane) Accounts/Sales 01732 844246 (Anna) Artwork/Sales info@thelocaloracle.co.uk www.thelocaloracle.co.uk

We are always interested in feedback and would love to hear your news so please do keep in touch. Wishing you a healthy and prosperous New Year. Anna & Jane

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What can the local Oracle do for you? We cover three areas with over 10,000 distribution in each giving a total of 36,000 homes covered by the local Oracle Kings Hill, West malling, larkfield, leybourne, offham, addington, mereworth and Wateringbury and now Halling, Holborough & Snodland. Paddock Wood, tonbridge, Hadlow, Five oak green, East Peckham and matfield and aylesford, Barming, allington and Ditton. We have many options for you to use for your business: Standard advert only in the a-Z section 1/4 page colour advert (including a standard advert) 1/2 page colour advert (including a standard advert) Full page colour advert (including a standard advert) Each edition of the local Oracle is updated each month and put onto our website which also helps to promote your business. We can print, supply and deliver 1,000 to 36,000 leaflets across all distribution areas. Call now for information 01732 844246 or 01732 521494 info@thelocaloracle.co.uk www.thelocaloracle.co.uk 6

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gas & Heating services* granite Worktops Hairdressing Kitchen design & installation Key cutting/shoe Repairs* leaflets locksmith money saving Oddjobs Osteopath Oven cleaners Paving Plastering Plumbers Property services skip Hire solicitors soul music magazine sweet shop travel Agent Web design Wig consultant Windows Window cleaners USEFUl nUmBERS EVEntS ColoUR aDS * indicates new advertiser

cut off date for February 2011 is 25 January 2011 Could you advertise in other areas too? We have other issues covering the following areas: KingS Hill WESt malling laRKFiElD lEYBoURnE & SURRoUnDing aREaS and PaDDoCK WooD tonBRiDgE HaDloW EaSt PECKHam FiVE oaK gREEn matFiElD Jane - 01732 521494 anna - 01732 844246 tHE loCal oRaClE Po BoX 314 WESt malling mE19 6Wn info@thelocaloracle.co.uk www.thelocaloracle.co.uk

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the aerial man tel: 01732 883542 01622 871614 mobile: 07910 288086 satellite tv in all rooms. New digital aerials. Free to view channels. No subscription fees. itv2, c5 etc. insurance (storm damage jobs undertaken) special rates for senior citizens. No call out charge. All work and equipment guaranteed. (See Colour ad on Page 18)

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AccOuNtANts taxassist accountants 714 london Road, larkfield mE20 6Bl tel: 0845 5212241 mobile: 07808 896292 contact: gary Richards garyrichards@taxassist.co.uk www.taxassist.co.uk/garyrichards Full range of services for small businesses. Fixed fees. Friendly local service with meetings at your home or premises. (See Colour ad on Page 22)

Whitebeam audio Visual Services tel: 01732 479039 mobile: 07951 102121 contact: steve Passfield specialist installers of tv aerials, satellite dishes and systems. Extra tv points to any rooms. city & guilds trained engineers. Fully insured. Free estimates and good advice. (See Colour ad on Page 23)

ARcHitEctuRAl dEsigN taxcutters tel: 01622 664800 mobile: 07714 248504 www.taxcutters.co.uk Are you giving away your hardearned money needlessly to the taxman? call now for a free consultation. (See Colour ad on Page 23)

Creative architectural Design ltd tel: 01732 824354 contact: graham Jones improve your home creatively and cost effectively. Full design services. Porches & conservatories. Extensions & internal alterations. individual dwellings. Planning & building regulations. Applications submitted on your behalf. listed building applications.

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ARtist Christopher marshall luddesdowne Nr meopham tel/Fax: 01474 813434 contact: christopher marshall info@christopher-marshall.co.uk www.christopher-marshall.co.uk Pencil portraits from photographs and classic motorcycle prints. don’t forget to mention the local Oracle

b BAtHROOms Burnhill Kitchens ltd tel: 01732 373517 contact: lynsey Free design & Quotation service on all Bathrooms and Bedrooms. Full Project management service including building works. sliding glass door systems & fixed doors for bedrooms and wet rooms etc. for Bathrooms. For a free introductory pack on some of our ranges and services offered including customer testimonials call lynsey. (See Colour ad on Page 19) Kent Bathrooms - KB Waste tel: 01634 855565 mobile: 07850 705099 Fax: 01634 852525 info@kentbathrooms.co.uk www.kentbathrooms.co.uk design - supply complete installations Wet Room installations Bathrooms, Ensuites, cloakrooms, shower Rooms, Baths, showers, Fitted Furniture, towel Rails, Radiators, Whirlpool Baths. All plumbing work undertaken.

BliNds Penumbra Blinds & Solar Control ltd unit 2 Albans Farm Romford Road Pembury Kent tN2 4BB tel: 01892 825522 Fax: 01892 823522 mobile: 07767 326211 contact: stuart munday stuart@penumbrablinds.com www.penumbrablinds.com We manufacture, supply and install all types of internal and external blinds and awnings along with solar control and security window films. (See Colour ad on Page 22)


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artisan Developments ltd “the Extension specialists”

Utility Warehouse Discount Club authorised Distributor networking marketing Business

the Car Remarket 778 london Road, larkfield, Kent

tel: 01622 729424 Fax: 01622 725207 artisandevs@aol.com www.artisandevelopments.com

tel: 01732 521494 contact: Jane marshall jane.marshall@uwclub.net www.make-moneywithme.co.uk

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the clean and efficient extension specialists with experience and references in your local area.

major British Plc is offering motivated individuals the opportunity of a lifetime. You don’t need experience – all training & support is provided. call for more information.

(See Colour ad on Page 18) FHD Property Services 3 Eden Way Kings Hill mE19 4gY tel: 01732 870220 mobile: 07767 355563 contact: Ray may www.fhdpropertyservices.co.uk Extensions - renovations Kitchens and bathrooms ceramic tiling - Painting Fitting of wooden & laminate floors Repairs & Home maintenance For complete service and guaranteed satisfaction. All work fully insured.

Paul tann ltd tel: 01732 842863 mobile: 07956 313287 07834 810453 contact: Paul paultannltd@btinternet.com www.paultann.co.uk specialising in foundations, drainage and all types of paving. Fully insured. All work guaranteed. Established over 20 years.

All aspects of body repairs and paint work from minor scrapes to major accident repairs. Fibreglass and plastic repairs. mOt welding. insurance work. call or pop in.

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Smart Surgeon mobile Car Body Repairs tel: 01732 872614 mobile: 07591 719229 smart_surgeon@yahoo.co.uk Bumper scuffs Key marks/dents scratches cracked plastics repairs on wings and bumpers. Have your car repaired on your drive or at work.

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autocraft 778 london Road larkfield Kent tel: 01732 840892 contact: John Podd main@autocraftlarkfield.co.uk Book on line and receive annual reminders via text or email at www.autocraftlarkfield.co.uk mOt’s - servicing & Repairs diagnostics Air conditioning Body repairs and resprays

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Britannia mot & Repair Centre ltd unit 1, Britannia Business Park mills Road, Aylesford mE20 7Nt tel: 01622 718888 contact: Jill crayford info@britmot.co.uk www.britmot.co.uk Family run business offering mOt’s and Full mechanical repairs, including servicing, tyre replacement and tracking, Air conditioning and diagnostic analysis. (See Colour ad on Page 18)

aa Computer Services Jt Chimney Sweeps tel: 01634 244174 mobile: 07753 143874 call us for a clean sweep. certificates issued. Fully insured.

tel: 01732 848988 mobile : 07904 910400 info@aa-computerservices.co.uk www.aa-computerservices.co.uk complete Home and small Business computer and network services. microsoft certified Professional. From Pc advice, repairs & installations to websites and networks (including wireless) No fix - No fee!

cARPENtRY Chatfield Carpentry tel: 01732 871449 mobile: 07985 273773 contact: steve Wheeler mail@chatfieldcarpentry.co.uk www.chatfieldcarpentry.co.uk Kitchens/wardrobes designed & fitted internal/External doors supplied and fitted. skirting/Architraves/solid wood & laminate floors Quality workmanship at competitive prices. Over 17 years expereince city and guilds qualified.

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Castle Cleaning tel: 01622 769990 mobile: 07920 840972 contact: dean Baker dean@castle-cleaning.co.uk www.castle-cleaning.co.uk specialist in carpet, upholstery & Hard Floor cleaning (sealed Wood, stone, ceramic, terrazzo etc) Patio and driveway cleaning service Powerful truck mounted system carpets dry in 2 Hours. spot and stain Removal service. No Harmful chemicals. Fully insured and iicRc certified

time For You tel: 01277 263984 mobile: 07590 543848 contact: Kathrine kathrine.branton@timeforyou.co.uk www.timeforyou.co.uk local cleaners all personally vetted and reference checked. Friendly, honest and reliable providing a thorough professional cleaning and ironing service. same dedicated cleaner each week. typical rate £9.50ph

aPC manpower tel: 01732 824511 mobile: 07867771078 service@pcmanpower.co.uk viRus & Adware specialist if you think you are infected give us a call. -dead Pc/ not starting -slow or unresponsive -Wireless & internet setup -virus & spyware removal

cOuNsElliNg Enigma Counselling Services tel: 01732 842963 mobile: 07921 313966 contact: Elaine Harvey ekharvey@btinternet.com www.counsellorkent.co.uk Providing support when you need it most....... Professional, affordable, flexible services.

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C-D cuRtAiN mAKERs Chameleon Curtains & Blinds tel: 07909 777450 contact: libby King libbyking2003@yahoo.com Handmade curtains & blinds city & guilds Qualified. All styles and designs available. A prompt & professional service. very competitive rates offered. References provided. call for a free quote.

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D dOuBlE glAZiNg apollo trade Windows 539 loose Road maidstone Kent mE15 9uQ tel: 01622 744411 Fax: 01622 744141 mail@apollotradewindows.co.uk www.apollotradewindows.co.uk Windows, doors & conservatories “Nobody does it better” (See Colour ad on Page 3) trade glaze units 8&9 Kilnbridge Works lower Road, East Farleigh maidstone Kent mE15 0Hd tel: 01622 725444 Fax: 01622 721111 ad2000@btconnect.com www.trade-glaze.co.uk Your very best choice in windows, doors and conservatories. top quality products with top quality service. (See Back Page ad)

dEcORAtORs gawaine Sutton tel: 01622 863579 mobile: 07979 757662 25 years experience complete decorating service interior & exterior Painting & decorating city & guilds qualified Friendly and reliable service. call for a Free Estimate.

Parrish Painting & Decorating tel: 01622 741606 mobile: 07967 190588 contact: mark For all your decorating needs. A friendly, reliable service at competitive rates. Qualified and fully insured. call for a free, no obligation quote.

dOuBlE glAZiNg REPAiRs SoS Window Works the Bounds, Aylesford, Kent, mE20 7lZ tel: 01622 206690 mobile: 07779 006696 soswindowworks@tiscali.co.uk double glazing repairs & maintenance, misted units, broken glass, broken hinges and handles, lockouts, emergency entry, door adjustment, child restrictors, patio door rollers. FENsA (See Colour ad on Page 22)

E-F ElEctRiciANs Domestic and Residential Electrical Services tel: 01622 870147 mobile: 07515 159821 Email: info@darelectric.co.uk www.darelectric.co.uk local reliable company happy to take on any job no matter how small: Home lighting, sockets & switches Full or Part Rewire, security & garden lighting, PAt testing , Periodic inspections and inspections for letting Part P Approval. NAPit Approved No call out charge. Free, friendly and honest advice. No hidden extras.

l t Security & Electrical Services Braeburn Way Kings Hill West malling tel: 01732 522788 mobile: 07971 552663 contact: lee terry leeterry4@googlemail.com Experienced & qualified electrician & security engineer. Alarms installed/serviced/maintained. All domestic and commercial work undertaken, no job too small. Extra sockets/switches / lights fitted competitive prices,Fast and very reliable. Free estimates. in association with Kent lighting ltd 193 Hi st,tonbridge

PgS Electrical tel: 0800 098 8829 mobile: 07828 977562 pgselectrical@gmail.com inspecting & testing, New installations, Fault finding and Rewires. Extra sockets/lighting Exterior lighting Fully qualified, clean and tidy, all installations inspected, tested and certified to 17th edition wiring regulations. Free quotations. (See Colour ad on Page 22)

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aHS installations tel: 01622 729967 mobile: 07771 626109 ahsinstallationsltd@hotmail.co.uk Your local installer of uPvc Fascias, soffits and guttering. 10 year guarantee on all products. covering Kent for over 15 years. call for Free quotations and Advice. (See Colour ad on Page 18) 11


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Parkers Fencing & gate automation tel: 01732 874487 Fax: 01732 522359 mobile: 07787 157618 contact: darren Parker www.parkersfencing.co.uk All types of fencing - wooden and metal supplied and erected. gates, railings, barriers, on site welding; landscaping, block paving, patios, decking, pergolas. Family run business. Free quotes. Over 18 yrs experience.

FuNERAl sERvicEs Doves Funerals 788 london Road larkfield Kent mE20 6BE

Checkley landscapes tel: 01732 351044 mobile: 07980 821795 contact: Eddie checkley ejcheckley@hotmail.co.uk For all your installations and complete garden designs. Patios, driveways, retaining walls in timber or brickwork, steps, decking, all types of fencing, planting designs. No job too small. Free Quotations. the landscapers

tel: 01732 871188 www.dovesfunerals.co.uk

tel: 01634 850020 mobile: 07711222142 contact: daniel daniel@the-landscapers.co.uk www.the-landscapers.co.uk

Professional Funeral directors 24 hour service Pre paid funeral plans monumental masonry Floral tributes & mourning stationery Horse-drawn hearse & other specialist vehicles available.

All aspects of soft and hard landscaping. From design to installation. Patios, decking, retaining walls, block paving, turfing, planting & fencing. Fully insured and qualified. Free estimates.

g gARAgE dOORs garage Door associates showroom and Head Office 18 Holborough Road, snodland tel: 01732 590085 www.garagedoorassociates.co.uk supply and install all makes and styles of garage door. Repairs and spares Automation diY advice. Awnings Recommended by Kent trading standards 12

Yew tree landscapes larkfield tel: 01732 848179 mobile: 07850 175077 contact: Kevin Kennett yewtreelandscapes1@tiscali.co.uk general building work. driveways, Block paving, Brickwork, turfing, decking, Fencing, Hard and soft landscaping, garden maintenance. Free estimates, fully insured. Experienced & professional service. 25 years experience.

gARdEN mAiNtENANcE gPm garden Services ltd tel: 01732 841904 (Answerphone) mobile: 07801 440994 contact: Peter Roberts gpmpete@btinternet.com Full maintenance grass cutting and hedge cutting lawn treatment garden clearance don’t forget to mention the local Oracle

g gARdEN sERvicEs V & S garden Services tel: 01732 521224 mobile: 07958 997336 contact: sue or vince All garden maintenance/clearance. Hedge cutting/weeding. lawn mowing. Pressure washing patios or driveways. Either as a one off job or on a regular basis. Fully insured & own tools supplied. Free estimates. very reasonable rates.

gAs & HEAtiNg sERvicEs gas appliance Services tel: 01634 241747 contact: ian installations Breakdowns servicing. combi Boiler de-scale gas safe Registered. No call out fee. (See Colour ad on Page 19)

Westy gas mobile: 07407 700016 contact: les central Heating service & Repairs small gas Appliances - fires, cookers etc - installation & repair Free advice/quotations No call Out Fee gas safe Registered

gRANitE WORKtOPs Henderstone West malling tel/fax: 01622 747040 mobile: 07809 827635 contact: Ryan Henderson www.henderstone.co.uk info@henderstone.co.uk Beautiful granite work tops. Professionally installed at affordable prices. Also natural wall and floor coverings. Free site survey. (See Colour ad on Page 21)


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Burnhill Kitchens ltd tel: 01732 373517 contact: lynsey Free design & Quotation service on all Kitchens. Full Project management service inc building works. For a free introductory Pack on some of our ranges, appliances (main distributor for all brands) and services offered including customer testimonials, please call lynsey. (See Colour ad on Page 19)

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lOcKsmitH lock Rite tel: 01622 611872 mobile: 07858 187706 contact: chris No call out charge. Hinges, Handles, double glazing repairs. locks replaced/upgraded, uPvc specialist, 24hr Emergency door opening. Fast Friendly service.

mONEY sAviNg Utility Warehouse Discount Club authorised Distributor networking marketing Business tel: 01732 521494 contact: Jane marshall jane.marshall@uwclub.net www.save-moneywithme.co.uk uW membership gives you access to the best value utility service in the uK & a host of money-saving member benefits. contact me for more info. (See Colour ad on Page 5)

the oddjobs Company (SE) ltd tel: 01732 848640 mobile: 07930 244454 contact: mark Warrington www.oddjobscompany.co.uk From a tap to bathroom, From shelf to shed. For all your oddjob requirements that you don’t have time for.

OstEOPAtH John Stewart & associates suite 4 10 churchill square Kings Hill mE19 4du tel: 01732 523441 Over 10 years experience in treating long term aches & pains to acute sprains & strains. Each treatment tailored for the individual, from the newborn to the elderly. Early morning, evening & saturday appointments available. the majority of major insurance companies accepted. Free & convenient parking, with treatment room on ground floor.

OvEN clEANiNg ovenclean tel: 0800 840 7127 mobile: 07875 622785 www.ovenclean.com the original oven cleaning specialists. Friendly professional service. completely safe, eco-friendly cleaning system. No fumes, no mess, no bother. Removes grease, fat and burnt on carbon deposits. (See Colour ad on Page 21)

KEY cuttiNg Kings Hill Shoe Repairs unit 3b, liberty square, Kings Hill Near Asda tel: 01732 841151 House keys most car keys Bike keys Padlock keys Window keys safe keys

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oven Hero tel: 01622 753300 info@ovenhero.com www.ovenhero.com local independent company. We clean ovens, grills, hobs, agas, ranges, extractors and microwaves. Amazing results. We use non-toxic products. Prices from £35. let us do the hard work for you! 13


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BtH Paving mill Walk, Barming, maidstone tel: 01622 729116 mobile: 07860 376766 contact: Bob Hill BtHpaving@hotmail.co.uk www.BtHpaving.com local paving company est. 1990 specialising in driveways, block paving, tarmac and patios. Free estimates and advice. All works guaranteed and fully insured.

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mobile: 07702 408948 contact: Amanda ajsplumbingservices@blueyonder.co.uk

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Fully qualified female plumber. All domestic plumbing repairs, maintenance and new installation work undertaken. taps, leaks, overflows, basins, sinks, wc’s, full bathroom suites and much more. No job too small. Free estimates and advice.

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Hylton Plumbing Services West malling tel: 01732 843086 mobile: 07970 528822 contact: Hylton visser ahmail@btinternet.com www.hyltonplumbingservices.co.uk Qualified plumber with 20 yrs exp. Public liability insured. No call out fee. maintenance plumbing, burst pipes, hot water cylinders, blocked drains, radiators, leaking taps, new loft tanks. 24hr Emergency call Out.

tel: 01732 844842 mobile: 07866 683569 contact: Bernard Jobe specialist in block paving, tarmac driveways, patios and paths drop kerbs - Kcc registered. garden Fencing call for free advice and estimates

PlAstERER Wall 2 Wall Plastering tel: 01634 313326 mobile: 07843 881657 contact: Joe Bunting wall2wallplastering@hotmail.co.uk Fully qualified Plasterer. internal & external plastering. Rendering & pebble dashing. skimming & plaster boarding. coving. Friendly & tidy service. Free quotes.

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Quality Plumbing tel: 01634 861801 mobile: 07764 792046 contact: dave or tim Friendly & reliable family run business c.i.P.H.E. registered Free estimates and advice dripping taps to Bathrooms Wall and floor tiling shower specialists (Aqualisa/mira etc.) All Hot Water systems incl. unvented. Public liability insured. No vAt on labour.

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s sKiP HiRE Haffenden Skip Hire East malling tel: 01732 871858 or 01732 840116 mobile: 07850 049246 2yd to 12yd skips available. local reliable service. call for competitive rates.

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graham Colley Solicitor tel: 01634 838656 www.colley.co.uk/solicitors local solicitors practice specialising in Wills, Probate Advice, inheritance tax, updating Wills (codicils), Powers of Attorney and court of Protection. Home visits, Evening Appointments and Fixed Fees available. (See Colour ad on Page 20)

sOul music the Soul Survivor magazine tel: 01732 844246 info@thesoulsurvivors.co.uk www.thesoulsurvivors.co.uk the info. provider for the soul survivor. interviews with top soul artists including: smokey Robinson, mica Paris, cameo, Brand New Heavies, incognito and many more. check out the website to see our online magazine.

sWEEt sHOP Cloud nine Abbey Arcade 98 High street West malling Kent tel: 01732 522533 contact: suzanne www.cloudninesweets.co.uk All your favourite sweets, party bags & sticks made to order NEW candy cakes any size/colour New chocolate counter with delicious luxury English truffles and chocolate now available. A full range of gifts. (See Colour ad on Page 19)

WiNdOWs apollo trade Windows 539 loose Road maidstone Kent mE15 9uQ tel: 01622 744411 Fax: 01622 744141 mail@apollotradewindows.co.uk www.apollotradewindows.co.uk Windows, doors & conservatories “Nobody does it better” (See Colour ad on Page 3)

WEB dEsigN Web Expand tel: 01732 842454 info@webexpand.co.uk www.webexpand.co.uk New office is West malling. Free google survey. E-commerce/Online shops. Personal service. (See Colour ad on Page 4)

Wig cONsultANt Kent Wigs tel: 01622 762350 mobile: 07706 486417 contact: diane kentwigs@hotmail.co.uk A discrete mobile Wig service for all who prefer a professional consultation in the comfort and privacy of their own home. i can supply a full range of styles & can cut & customise to clients requirements. Fully Qualified and insured.

tRAvEl AgENt travel Counsellors tel: 0845 058 7312 mobile: 07961 843580 contact: claire summers claire.summers@travelcounsellors.com travelcounsellors.co.uk/claire.summers Aylesford independent travel agent who prides herself on finding the right holiday for you at no extra cost. Available evenings, weekends and daytime. All bookings financially protected by unique trust. (See Colour ad on Page 23)

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glass Exchange South East tel: 01732 849191 contact: Andy castleden glassexchange@googlemail.com www.glassexchange.co.uk misty windows? We replace just the glass not the frames. All types of double glazing repairs, door and window locks, handles, and hinges, letter boxes and patio doors. (See Colour ad on Page 21)

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All skills levels welcome call sue on 01622 792710 tuesdays 7.30-9pm general Yoga at maidstone Yoga centre tuesdays 7.45pm, Beginners Yoga, capel morris centre, Aylesford, Rose-marie 01622 715576 Wednesdays 10.45am Body control Pilates in detling (osteoporosis class). contact lisa 07512 932415 Wednesdays 1.30 - 3.30pm little larks toddlers’ club at larkfield methodist church Hall, New Hythe lane Wednesdays 2.15-3.45pm Over 50's friendship group @ Allington Baptist church ring cilla 01622 676944 Wednesdays 6pm, Beginners Yoga, capel morris centre, Aylesford, Rose-marie 01622 715576 Wednesdays 6.15-7.15pm Fitness training u13s at ditton community centre Wednesdays 7pm Pilates level 2 contact Jane 07711 790101 fitnessfriends@aol.com Wednesdays 7.15pm, Beginners Pilates, capel morris centre, Aylesford, Rose-marie 01622 715576 Wednesdays 7.30pm circuit training and indoor football at Aylesford sports college. 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