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Month 15: June 2010

Distribution 10,000 homes & businesses

Your monthlY guide to local services in and around

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issue 15 June 2010

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accountants aerials artist Bathrooms Beauty Blinds Book Keeping Building services Business opportunities Business networking car service & repairs carpentry carpet cleaner cattery cleaner - domestic complementary therapy computer support counselling curtain makers decorators double glazing driving instructor* electricians energy assessor* Fascias Fencing Fundraising/support Funeral services gararge doors garden Furniture

garden landscaping garden maintenance garden services granite Worktops hairdressing & Beauty hearing service* hypnotherapy ironing services Kitchen design & installation

cut off date for July 2010 is 25 June 2010 Could you advertise in other areas too? We have other issues covering the following areas:

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UPDatE dear readers summer is here at last! time is running out to sort out the garden ready for the BBQs and enjoying the sun. We have a wide variety of advertisers ready to assist you with exactly that. We have some exciting new additions to the oracle portfolio so do have a good browse through and see who can offer you their great services. Cut off dates for advertising or free event listings are as follows: Kings Hill/West malling edition: 20th of the month Ditton, aylesford and allington edition: 25th of the month Paddock Wood/tonbridge edition: 25th of the month this month our front cover is a painting sent in by the ridgeway art group. if you would like your painting or photograph featured on our front cover please email to info@thelocaloracle.co.uk thank you for reading and using the local oracle.

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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 1/4 Page ad)

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BooK KeePing Diamond accounting Services tel: helen court aca 07984 571789 Yvonne trusty maat 07984 571579 info@diamondaccountingservices.co.uk www.diamondaccountingservices.co.uk • Book-keeping • vat • management accounts • Payroll • Year end accounts & returns • self assessment tax returns Based in maidstone, we offer a personal, flexible & affordable service tailored to suit your needs.

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BeautY the len Valley Cosmetic Clinic groom Way, lenham me17 2QF tel: 01622 852905 contact: dr andrew reed www.lenvalleycosmetics.co.uk a Private clinic providing free consultation with aeasthetic Practitioner dr a reed, and thereafter treatment using Wrinkle reduction injections, dermal Filler treatment and minor surgery. (See 1/4 Page ad)

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 1/4 Page ad)

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 1/4 Page ad)

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 1/2 Page ad)

the aerial man tel: 01622 871614 01732 459909 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 1/4 Page ad) Whitebeam audio Visual Services

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artisan Developments ltd “the extension specialists” tel: 01622 729424 Fax: 01622 725207 artisandevs@aol.com www.artisandevelopments.com the clean and efficient extension specialists with experience and references in your local area. (See 1/4 Page ad)


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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.

Spicelin Property Services tel: 01732 352828 mobile: 07712 853583 contact: Kevin lines interior/exterior decorating, tiling/ laminate floor installation, general maintenance, patios/fencing, annual gutter and/or uPvc cleaning. annual hedge trimming. insured. Free estimates. Bni member.

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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 1/4 Page ad)

Business netWorKing Bni tel: 01732 844246 contact: anna marshall anna@thelocaloracle.co.uk www.bniwestmalling.co.uk the West malling Bni chapter meet every thursday morning 6.30am at Bradbourne house, east malling. if you would like to grow your business, come along for a visit one morning and see how it could work for you. call anna to book place.

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


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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!

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.

cleaning - domestic molly maid tel: 01732 780935 consistent careFul cleaning • cleaned to Your satisfaction 100% guaranteed • highly trained and vetted staff • spring cleans, moving in/out cleans • regular cleaning at a Frequency to suit You • carpet cleaning and oven cleaning • We use all our own supplies and equipment • no contract to tie you down • domestic and commercial cleaning We don't cut corners, We clean them

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Champ Computer Services West malling tel: 01732 843659 mobile: 07887 566948 info@champcomputers.co.uk www.champcomputers.co.uk the local Pc experts for: -Pc health/security checks -Wireless & wired networking -virus & spyware removal/protection -complete Pc installation & upgrades -no fix - no fee! (See 1/4 Page ad)

d-f decorators andrew Baxter Paddock Wood tel: 01892 835508 contact: andrew Baxter Professional and reliable service at reasonable prices. interior and exterior work undertaken. call now for a free estimate.

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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.

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.


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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 â&#x20AC;&#x153;nobody does it betterâ&#x20AC;? (See Full Page ad) 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.

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.

PgS Electrical tel: 01732 871235 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 1/4 Page ad)

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UDrive larkfield tel: 01732 841743 mobile: 07785 372100 contact: trevor Barker trevorbarker@sky.com www.udriveschool.co.uk advanced driving instructor Friendly & patient competitive rates Peugeot 207 Pass Plus. mock test & theory guidance

Fencing 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.

Fund raising/suPPort Kings Hill Rotary Club (Provisional) tel: 01732 844246 khrc09@yahoo.com We meet at the Kings hill community centre every monday evening. 7 for 7.15pm to organise support and fund raise for local, national and international causes. everyone is welcome to join our new and exciting group. Please call, email or just come along and join us.

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garden Furniture Woodstock garden Furniture the hermitage, hermitage lane maidstone, me16 9nt tel: 01622 727900 www.woodstockworks.co.uk all weather furniture. hardwood furniture. Benches, gazebos, arbours. Pots, chimeneas, solar lighting plus much more. (See 1/4 Page ad)

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gPm garden Services ltd tel: 01732 845764 (answerphone) mobile: 07801 440994 contact: Peter roberts gpmpete@btinternet.com Full maintenance grass cutting and hedge cutting lawn treatment garden clearance

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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.

Feathers formerly on the Fringe 1 little market row leybourne West malling Kent tel: 01732 840439 onthefringe@btconnect.com open tuesday - saturday Beauty service also available. Friendly and personal service. Free ample parking. Paul mitchell stockist. (See 1/4 Page ad)

hearing service Regain Hearing tel: 01622 726922 www.regainhearing.co.uk Free homecare hearing service. local independent hearing aid audiologists. Free hearing health check-ups. cleaning and servicing of hearing aids. latest technology available. (See Back Page ad)

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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 1/2 Page ad)

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