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Oracle the local

Month 55: October 2013

Distribution 12,000 homes & businesses



Photo by John Chilton of West Malling


Your logo and company details can go here. Call for more information. Anna: 01732 844246 or Jane: 01732 521494

News the local

Dear Readers

After a beautiful Summer we still seem to be having some lovely sunny days but Autumn is inevitable, along with the beautiful colours of nature and the time to wrap up warm. We would rather not mention it but we are also approaching Christmas which means the West Malling Christmas Lights event. The West Malling Chamber Of Commerce have been working very hard with the High Street shops to give you a new and improved day. The final details are still being worked on but please do save Sunday 17th November to ensure you don’t miss out on all the fun.

If you are a local business and would like to be involved in the day in some way, please do give Jane a call on 01732 521494. Anna & Jane



01732 521494 (Jane) Accounts/Sales 01732 844246 (Anna) Artwork/Sales


Kings Hill/West Malling Allington/Barming/Ditton Paddock Wood/Tonbridge

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We cover three areas with over 12,000 distribution in each giving a total of 39,500 homes and businesses covered by the local Oracle Kings Hill, West Malling, Addington, Birling, East Malling, Halling, Holborough, Larkfield, Leybourne, Mereworth, Offham, Ryarsh, Snodland, Trottiscliffe and Wateringbury

Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Hadlow, Five Oak Green, East Peckham, Matfield and Southborough Aylesford, Barming, Allington, Ditton and parts of Maidstone We have many options for you to use for your business: Standard Category Advert in the A-Z section, Colour Category, 1/4, 1/2 and Full Page Adverts Each edition is updated and put onto our website. We can print, supply and deliver 1,000 to 39,500 leaflets.

Have your own webpage on our website along side other local trusted businesses for just ÂŁ45 + vat a year! You know it makes sense.... just go to the website or give us a call on 01732 844246 (Anna) or 01732 521494 (Jane)


Kent Carpet Cleaning Company Ltd Professional Carpet Cleaning

Looking for a professional, local, family run carpet cleaning company? Then give Jordan or Megan a call.

Many companies don’t guarantee their work, we do - 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed

Also Upholstery Cleaning, Stain Removal, Stainguard Protection & Leather Suite Cleaning Safe cleaning process, No solvents or bleaching agents used - All work fully insured Special Offer - FREE CARPET CLEAN

- have three carpets cleaned and we will clean the smallest for free So for a friendly, professional service please call us now

Telephone: 01732 872 199 M: Jordan - 0773 888 6900 or Megan - 07874 005 135 E: M2493


“THE AERIAL MAN” Family business - established 28 years




Enjoy your free digital channels Tel: 01732 883542 or: 01622 871614 Kings Hill

LEAFLET PRODUCTION & DISTRIBUTION FROM 1,000 UP TO 39,500 Give us a call or drop us an email. 01732 844246/521494

Diagnostics  Servicing  Repairs  Fully equipped workshop  Free aircon check Tyres & exhausts fitted 

Tel: 01622 729424 Fax: 01622 725207

The clean and efficient house extension specialists with experience and references in your local area. 8

BOOK YOUR MOT ONLINE Tel: 01732 840892

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MOT & REPAIR CENTRE LTD MOTs (£40 if you quote TLO13 when booking)


Years service to our Customers

Repairs & Servicing Air Conditioning Cars & Light Commercials Family Run Business Tyres, Tracking, Diagnostics

01622 718888


WHY NOT LEAVE YOUR CAR WHILST YOU SHOP AT SAINSBURY’S Unit 1, Britannia Business Park, Mills Road, Aylesford ME20 7NT


* Door Locks * Door Handles * Letter Boxes * Window Hinges * Cat Flaps * Window Keys * Double Glazing Units * Patio Rollers * Velux Windows


TEL: 01732 849191

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CHOCOLATE UMBRELLA Traditional Sweets in Jars Candy Cakes, Kebabs & Party Bags Luxury English Truffles & Chocolates Ice Creams Incl. Dairy Free & Sorbets Come and find us at our new premises at: 42 High Street West Malling ME19 6QR


01474 813434


Have you made a Will?


Graham Colley Solicitor 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 Telephone: 01634 838656

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Heel2Toe Mobile Foot Clinic Specialising in the treatment of: Callus • In-growing Toenails • • Corns • Fungal Infections Verruca • Nail Cutting • • Care of the Diabetic Foot Brendan Reidy (S.A.C. Dip FHPT S.A.C. Dip FHPP) is a fully qualified and Registered Foot Health Practitioner who specialises in the care and maintenance of the foot. "I know the misery caused by foot problems and how they can affect your quality of life, that's why I am devoted to taking your pain away and putting you back comfortably on your feet again." As I offer a mobile service you do not need to drag yourself into town, just give me a call or drop me an email and arrange a visit to resolve your foot problems in the comfort of your own armchair. Based in Maidstone I can provide appointments anywhere in the Mid Kent area, just ask. Give me a try, I guarantee you'll be pleased with the service.

Tel: 07926 388 799 Email: Web Site :

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Local Dental Practice now open Affordable monthly payment plans Relaxed comfortable environment Call or pop in for more information 1 Odiham Drive Allington, Maidstone, Kent Tel: 01622 669345 Don’t forget to mention the local Oracle




Employment versus self employment considerations. Limited Companies - formation and advice. Corporation Tax. Reasonable Rates. Please ring for initial consultation.



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We are an experienced Lettings Agency covering Maidstone, West Malling, Aylesford and the surrounding areas.


Free Market Appraisal Robust Referencing Viewing Feedback Fixed Low Price Regular Updates


Contact our letting team today! 01622 804816


‘Less complicated & more supportive approach to letting your property’.



 Broken Hinges 3 Misted Units  Broken Glass  Doors Re-adjusted  Damaged Handles  Child Restrictors  Fire Escape Hinges  Patio Door Rollers  Letter Boxes  Cat & Dog Flaps  Multi-Point Door Locks  Velux Windows  Lock Outs/Emergency Entry

Family Run Business. Est. 1989

‘The Small Business Champions’  Start-up Advice  Fixed Fees agreed in advance  Flexible Payments  Companies / Partnerships  Self Employed / CIS  Landlords / Corp. Tax  Income Tax / PAYE / VAT  Flexible Meetings


Call Gary or Tina Richards for a friendly, free initial discussion without obligation on

The Bounds, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7LZ email:

0845 521 2241 Beside the Banks at Larkfield Free parking at rear

Tel: 01622 206690 On Site Mob: 07779 006696

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INDEX CONTACT DETAILS COLOUR ADS Accountants* Aerials Alarm Systems Appliance Repair Artist* Bathroom Installation Beauty Blinds Building Regulations Building Services Car Service & Repairs Carpentry Carpet Cleaning* Cleaning Computer Support Counselling Decorators Dentist Dog Training Double Glazing Double Glazing Repairs Electricians Fencing Foot Care Garage Doors Garden Landscaping

Garden Services Gas & Heating Services Hairdressing & Beauty* Handyman Jewellers Letting Agent* Locksmith Oddjobs Oven Cleaners Paving Pest Control Piano Teacher* Plasterer Plumbers* Property Maintenance Removals Skip Hire Solicitors Sweet Shop Telephone Engineer* Tree Surgeon Tutor* Website Design Windows Window Cleaners USEFUL NUMBERS EVENTS

* New advertiser

Cut off date for November 2013 is 25 October 2013 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

All adverts are placed in good faith and the local O racle takes no responsibility for any issues arising from the use of suppliers who have advertised.

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a-c ACCOUNTANTS MD Nichols Chartered Accountants Maidstone Tel: 01622 745629 Problems with the tax man? All accounting, vat, PAYE, CIS certificate and all tax refunds. (Many successes to date) I can sort them out! (See Colour Ad On Page 12) TaxAssist Accountants 714 London Road, Larkfield ME20 6BL Tel: 0845 5212241 Local: 01732 221960 Contact: Gary or Tina Richards Full range of services for small businesses. Fixed fees. Friendly local service with meetings at your home or premises. (See Colour Ad On Page 13)

AERIALS The Aerial Man Tel: 01732 883542 01622 871614 Mobile: 07840 316376 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 8)

Virtus Security Ltd Tel: 01622 616241 Intruder alarm specialists in design, service and maintenance. - Experienced security engineers - Fully insured - Free no obligation quotations - Jobs individually priced - Code resetting available - Residential and commercial - CCTV/Access control and door entry work also undertaken.

APPLIANCE REPAIR Appliance Care and Repair Mobile: 07545 044276 Contact: Graham Prompt and friendly service. Repairs and installs to all electric appliances. Over 10 years experience with a leading manufacturer.

ARTIST Christopher Marshall Luddesdowne Nr Meopham Tel/Fax: 01474 813434 Contact: Christopher Marshall

Pencil portraits from photographs and classic motorcycle prints. (See Colour Ad On Page 10)

B BEAUTY The Retreat Beauty & Bodycare 64 London Rd, Maidstone ME16 8QL

T: 01622 664866 Maidstone's most exclusive Beauty Spa & Clarins Gold Salon. Experts in specialist anti-ageing facials, including Caci Ultimate. Luxury Body treatments & massage, gel nails, eye lash extensions & much more! Spa day experiences & Gift vouchers also available.

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 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 13) BUILDING & FIRE REGULATIONS Wilkinson Construction Consultants Suite 31, 60 Churchill Sq Business Centre, Kings Hill, West Malling ME19 4YU Tel: 01732 523466 Access Audits * Approved Inspector Building Regulation Approval CDM-C * Fire Safety Engineering Fire Risk Assessments - Training Building Standards in the UK



Nightingale Bathrooms

Artisan Developments Ltd “The Extension Specialists”

Tel: 01732 652052

Tel: 01622 729424 Fax: 01622 725207

Easy access showers, baths and wet rooms. Raised height toilets. Slip resistant safety flooring. Discounts for SSAFA, British Legion, Ex service personnel & Over 60s.

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

(See Colour Ad On Page 12)

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B-C BUILDING SERVICES Paul Tann Ltd Tel: 01732 842863 Mobile: 07956 313287 07834 810453 Contact: Paul Specialising in foundations, drainage and all types of paving. Fully insured. All work guaranteed. Established over 20 years.

R Blackman General Maintenance Tel: 01892 838668 Mobile: 07887 948430 Contact: Richard Blackman Roofing, guttering, PVC fascias, soffits, leadwork, chimney repairs and brickwork. Interior and exterior painting. Patios & driveways and conservatory bases.

CAR SERVICE & REPAIRS Autocraft 778 London Road Larkfield Kent Tel: 01732 840892 Contact: John Podd Book on line and receive annual reminders via text or email at MOT’s - Servicing & Repairs Diagnostics Air conditioning Body repairs and resprays (See Colour Ad On Page 8)





Chatfield Carpentry Tel: 01732 871449 Mobile: 07985 273773 Contact: Steve Wheeler 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.

Time For You Tel: 01277 263984 Mobile: 07595 607703 Contact: Kathrine 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 from £10 per hour

COMPUTER SUPPORT RED Carpentry Tel: 01622 751447 Mobile: 07896 904056 Contact: Richard Dillon Exterior & interior doors & frames supplied and fitted. All types of windows. Solid & laminate flooring. Kitchens fitted. All types of carpentry work undertaken. Over 30 years experience.

AA Computer Services Tel: 01732 848988 Mobile : 07904 910400 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!

CARPET CLEANING Absolute Cleaning Kent Tel: 01622 672 593 Mobile: 07960 695 088 Contact: Darren Carpet and upholstery cleaning specialists. Friendly, polite & professional service. (See Colour Ad On Page 9)

Britannia MOT & Repair Centre Ltd Unit 1, Britannia Business Park Mills Road, Aylesford ME20 7NT Tel: 01622 718888 Contact: Jill Crayford

Kent Carpet Cleaning Company Ltd Tel: 01732 872199 Contact: Jordan on 0773 888 6900 Megan on 07874 005 135

Family run business offering MOT’s and Full mechanical repairs, including Servicing, Tyre replacement and Tracking, Air conditioning and Diagnostic analysis. MOTs £40 if you quote TL013 when booking. (See Colour Ad On Page 9)

Family run carpet cleaning company. Also upholstery cleaning, Stain removal, Stainguard protection & leather suite cleaning. NCCA and IICRC Certified. (See Colour Ad On Page 7) Don’t forget to mention the local Oracle

APC Manpower Computer Services Tel: 01732 790099 Mobile: 07867 771078 VIRUS Removal Specialists Broadband or WIFI issues SLOW or FREEZING Computer. PC Not starting. Laptop Screen -repair. Memory Upgrades Network your Home or Setup PC PRINTER setup. No Fix, No Fee

KES Computer Support Tel: 01622 721000 Computer repairs and upgrades for Home and Small Business users. Virus & Spyware removal. Internet setup & home networking. How can we help you today? 10% off your first job with this ad. (See Colour Ad On Page 11)





ENIGMA Counselling Services

G J Services West Malling

Tel: 01732 842963 Mobile: 07921 313966 Contact: Elaine Harvey

Mobile: 07764 684495 Tel: 01732 872125 Contact: Guy Williams

Providing support when you need it most....... Professional, affordable, flexible services.

Painting Decorating General Maintenance Wall papering Tiling Free Estimates

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.


Choice Painting & Decorating

Identics Dental Surgery 1 Odiham Drive, Allington, Maidstone, Kent

Tel: 01732 875507 Mobile: 07761 601896 Contact: Dean Woolterton

Tel: 01622 669345

City and Guilds qualified Quality internal and external Painting and decorating Clean, reliable service.

Local dental practice now open. Affordable monthly payment plans. Relaxed comfortable environment. Call or pop in for more information (See Colour Ad On Page 11)


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.

Weekly training classes held Monday evenings at Ditton Community Centre, Kiln Barn Road, Ditton. Kennel Club GCDS classes from Puppy to Gold level. All dogs are welcome, whatever their age or breed Please call Ron Mills for more info on the courses on 07771 894175

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D DOUBLE GLAZING Apollo Trade Windows 539 Loose Road Maidstone Kent ME15 9UQ Tel: 01622 744411 Fax: 01622 744141 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 Your very best choice in windows, doors and conservatories. Top quality products with top quality service. (See Back Page Ad)

DOUBLE GLAZING REPAIRS DG Solutions (Kent) Double Glazing Problems Solved Tel: 01732 842691 Mobile: 07870 213098 Fault Finding, Repairs and Upgrades Windows, Doors, Locks & adjustments Misted Sealed Units, Handles and Hinges Upgrade to A-rated energy efficient units. New Installation Quotations. Free telephone advice and call out Over 30 years’ experience in industry. Miranda Double Glazing Repairs Units 15-16, Dickens Court, Enterprise Cl, Medway City Estate, Kent, ME2 4LY Tel: 01634 717400 Misted & broken glass units Faulty window and door locks Broken window hinges Window and door handles Spare parts counter for trade & DIY All repairs guaranteed. (See Colour Ad On Page 12)

D-E DOUBLE GLAZING REPAIRS SOS Window Works The Bounds, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7LZ Tel: 01622 206690 Mobile: 07779 006696 Double glazing repairs & maintenance, misted units, broken glass, broken hinges and handles, lockouts, emergency entry, door adjustment, child restrictors, patio door rollers, cat flaps, letter boxes and Velux windows. (See Colour Ad On Page 13)


E-F ELECTRICIANS L T Security & Electrical Services Braeburn Way, Kings Hill, West Malling Tel: 01732 522788 Mobile: 07971 552663 Contact: Lee Terry Experienced & qualified Electrician & Security Engineer. Alarms installed/ Existing alarms maintained. All domestic & commercial work undertaken. Extra Sockets/ Switches/ Lights Fitted. Electrical Testing Competitive Pricing. Fast & very reliable. Free estimates. No job too small.


Parkers Fencing & Gate Automation Tel: 01732 874487 Fax: 01732 522359 Mobile: 07787 157618 Contact: Darren Parker

Domestic and Residential Electrical Services Tel: 01622 870147 Mobile: 07515 159821 Email: 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.

All types of fencing - wooden and metal supplied and erected. ELECTRIC GATES & ROLLER SHUTTERS Gates, railings, barriers, on site welding; landscaping, block paving, patios, decking, pergolas. Family run business. Free quotes. Over 18 yrs experience. Visit our new website.

Electrical and Security Services Tel: 01622 726060 Mobile: 07795 907849 Contact: Oliver Lloyd

Heel2Toe Mobile Foot Clinic Mobile: 07926 388 799

Specialising in the treatment of: • Callus • In-growing Toenails • Corns • Fungal Infections • Verruca • Athletes Foot • Care of the Diabetic Foot (See Colour Ad On Page 11)

Local friendly experienced electricians - no job too big or too small, great rates, free quotes. - Re-wires - Additional lights/sockets - Fuse boards - Outside lighting - Emergency Call out 24/7 - New builds - Intercoms - Wired/Wireless intruder alarms London & Kent Electrical Services Tel: 01634 717242 Mobile: 07855 577728 (24 hour) Rewires, extensions/loft conversions, new build projects, intruder alarms, inspection and testing, landlord certificates, maintenance, 24 hr call out. See our online lighting company. (See Colour Ad On Page 12)



West Malling Podiatry & Chiropody 14-16 Swan Street, West Malling ME19 6LP Tel: 01732 848460 Contact: Marie Thomas Bsc(Hons), MChS HPC Registered Podiatrist  Corn & Callous Removal  Biomechanics & Orthotics  Verrucae  Ingrown Toenails Evening, weekend and home visits also available. Don’t forget to mention the local Oracle

g-w GARAGE DOORS Garage Door Associates Showroom and Head Office 18 Holborough Road, Snodland Tel: 01732 590085 Supply and install all makes and styles of garage door. Repairs and Spares Automation DIY advice. Awnings Recommended by Kent Trading Standards


Design & Construction

Patios Driveways, Decking Brickwork All aspects of landscaping Tel: 01732 842475 Mobile: 07958 546858 Visit our website to see our work

The Landscapers Tel: 01634 850020 Mobile: 07711222142 Contact: Daniel 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 GARDEN LANDSCAPING Yew Tree Landscapes Larkfield Tel: 01732 848179 Mobile: 07850 175077 Contact: Kevin Kennett SPECIALIST In Indian Stone Paving. Driveways, Block paving, Brickwork, Turfing, Decking, Fencing, Hard and Soft Landscaping. General garden maintenance. Free estimates, fully insured. Experienced & professional service. 25 years experience. All major credit/debit cards taken.

Cannon Services (UK) Ltd Tel: 01732 424061 Contact: Nigel Cook Fully Gas Safe Register qualified gas heating engineers carrying out all types of gas heating works including boiler installations, servicing, breakdowns, radiator replacements and Landlord Gas Safety Certificates. Free no obligation quotes. (See Colour Ad On Page 4)

Decian Property Solutions Barming, Maidstone, Kent

Tel: 01622 728912 Mobile: 07902 622642 Contact: Darren The complete home improvement service. Loft conversion specialists, kitchens, bathrooms, extensions and alterations. Approved velux roof window installer. All work fully insured.

GARDEN SERVICES Samsian Ltd Alistairs Garden Maintenance Tel: 01622 729661

Tel: 01732 885882 Twitter: @samsiangas Facebook: samsiangas

Do you want help with the garden? No time or unsure of what you want? Why not give me a call? Fully insured. 13 years experience.

Central Heating & Gas Boiler Service, Installation & Repair Competive rates. All work guaranteed. See our website or call for details of our 2012 special offers. Gas Safe Registered - 508441

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.

TO ADVERTISE HERE CALL 01732 844246 01732 521494

Derek’s Home Maintenance Ltd Tel: 01634 244061 Mobile: 07941 172176 You buy and I fit Kitchens, bathrooms, tiling, taps, guttering, general household repairs, radiators. Free quotations. Fully insured.

JEWELLERS Wicks Gas Tel: 01732 883544 Mobile: 07748 780811 Contact: Gerald Wicks Service, repair & installation of central heating, boilers, cookers, fires, warm air units. Power flushing, plumbing, landlord certificates, free advice/quotation. GAS SAFE REGISTERED.

Andrew Smith Jewellers 89 High Street, West Malling Kent ME19 6NA Tel: 01732 843087 Competitive pricing for unwanted or damaged gold items. Professional, friendly advice. Open 9am-5.30pm Mon to Sat (See Colour Ad on Page 7)



Feathers 1 Little Market Row Leybourne West Malling Kent

Tel: 01622 804 816

Tel: 01732 840439

We are an experienced Lettings Agency covering Maidstone, West Malling, Aylesford and surrounding areas.

Open Tuesday - Saturday Beauty service also available. Friendly and personal service. Free ample parking. Paul Mitchell stockist. (See Colour Ad On Page 10)

Free market appraisal. Robust referencing. Viewing feedback. Fixed low price. Regular updates. (See Colour Ad On Page 13)

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L-O LOCKSMITH A.Maidstone Locksmiths 27 Dixon Close, Maidstone ME15 6SS Tel: 01622 410057 Mobile: 07837 751611 Contact: John Free estimates. 24 hour emergency service. Domestic and Commercial. All types of locks supplied & fitted. UPVC specialists. KCC trading standard approved. Fairtrade Locks and Security Tel: 01732 423015 01622 611872 Mobile: 07858 187706 Contact: Chris No call out charge. Locksmith & double glazing repairs. Hinges, Handles, Locks repaired/replaced UPVC specialist, 24hr Emergency door opening. Fast Friendly service. (10% Discount with this ad)

ODDJOBS The Oddjobs Company (SE) Ltd Tel: 01732 848640 Mobile: 07930 244454 Contact: Mark Warrington The Oddjobs Co can assist you with small, medium and large home maintenance, renovation and improvement projects, inside and out. Complete design and completion on conversions and extensions. Local examples of high quality work available to view. Call now for a free quote and helpful, friendly advice.


P PAVING JOBE Construction Tel: 01732 844842 Mobile: 07866 683569 Contact: Bernard Jobe Specialist in block paving, tarmac driveways, patios and paths. Garden maintenance. Garden fencing Call for free advice and estimates

P PLUMBERS Hylton Plumbing Services West Malling Tel: 01732 843086 Mobile: 07970 528822 Contact: Hylton Visser 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.

(See Colour Ad On Page 11)

PEST CONTROL Goodwin Pest Management (GPM) Tel: 0800 6342530 Contact: Simon Goodwin Our professional pest control team will work hard to rid you of unwelcomed guests. - rats & mice - cockroaches - squirrels - fleas/bedbugs - pigeons - wasps - insects State Oracle & receive 10% discount

PIANO TEACHER Anna Klepacka, MA Tel: 01622 729350 Mobile: 07919 815426 Piano teacher based in Barming. Beginners to intermediate. All ages and abilities. Adult beginners welcome. CRB checked.


Oven Angels

Wall 2 Wall Plastering

Tel: 01892 514552 Mobile: 07901 857608

Tel: 01634 313326 Mobile: 07843 881657 Contact: Joe Bunting

Female oven cleaning team using environmentally approved bio degradable, eco friendly products. Now in their 12th year. Prices from ÂŁ40. Fully insured. As written in the Evening Standard & Daily Telegraph.

Fully qualified Plasterer. Internal & external plastering. Rendering & pebble dashing. Skimming & plaster boarding. Coving. Friendly & tidy service. Free quotes.

P & R Installation Co. Ltd (Established 1977) Tel: 0800 345 7000 If water runs through it, we do it. Plumbing, gas, bathrooms, boilers. Our reputation is leaking out....!

Reactive Plumbing and Heating Ltd Tel: 01622 691528 Mobile: 07850 233069 Contact: Lewis French Worry free, fixed pricing, guaranteed work by fully insured and qualified engineers. 24hr availibility - No call out fee Gas safe registered. Boiler breakdowns, Repairs, Maintenance or New installations. Bathroom installations, Central heating, All general plumbing.

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Crown Domestic Maintenance

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Tel: 01622 862009 Mobile: 0791 440 1757 Contact: Brian Doyle Plumbing, kitchen and bathrooms fitted. Decorating and general maintenance. Free estimates. Please call Brian.

R-S REMOVALS Goodfellows Removals & Storage Ashtree Farm, Teston Road, West Malling, Kent ME19 5RL Tel: 01732 841841 Fax: 01622 753708 Household/office removals. Local professional removal and storage company. Family owned. Established 20 years. Please ring for a free quote.

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.

T -W TELEPHONE ENGINEER Collins Residential Telephone Extensions Tel: 01732 321560 Mobile: 07941 038343 Ex. BT engineer 17yrs experience. Broadband internal line problems solved (especially Kings Hill) Fault finding Damaged/untidy cables Internet extensions Ethernet Computer points For homes and small businesses.

TREE SURGERY Qualitree Services Tel: 01622 208426 Contact: Gary Everest Tree Surgery & Garden Maintenance. Professional, fully insured & value for money. 18 years experience with NPTC qualified staff. Call Today for Your Free Quotation.

SOLICITORS Graham Colley Solicitor Tel: 01634 838656 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 10)


All your favourite sweets, party bags & Kebabs made to order with free message tag. Candy Cakes any size/colour Delicious Luxury English Truffles Macaroons, Nougat & specialities Ice Creams, Sorbets & Slush Drinks 42 High St, West Malling, ME19 6QR 01732 522533 (See Colour Ad On Page 10)

TUTOR DOES YOUR CHILD NEED EXTRA HELP? Experienced, female teacher available for tuition in: 11+ preparation Key Stage 2 - maths Key Stage 3 - maths up to GCSE foundation level CRB checked Tel: 01622 727658 Contact: Lucy


W WINDOWS Apollo Trade Windows 539 Loose Road Maidstone Kent ME15 9UQ Tel: 01622 744411 Fax: 01622 744141 Windows, Doors & Conservatories “Nobody does it better” (See Colour Ad On Page 3) Glass Exchange South East Tel: 01732 849191 Contact: Andy Castleden 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 9) Trade Glaze Units 8&9 Kilnbridge Works Lower Road, East Farleigh Maidstone Kent ME15 0HD Tel: 01622 725444 Fax: 01622 721111 Your very best choice in windows, doors and conservatories. Top quality products with top quality service. (See Back Page Ad)



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USEFUL LOCAL PHONE NUMBERS ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY West Kent Branch - main centre 01732 370330 AGE CONCERN Rotary House, Norman Road, West Malling COUNCIL Maidstone Borough Council, Maidstone House, Kings Street, Maidstone Tonbridge & Malling BC, Gibson Building, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill DOCTORS Thornhills Medical Practice, Martin Square, Larkfield The Vine Medical Centre,166 Tonbridge Road Dr D Forsythe, The George Holding Centre, Chaucer Way HOSPITAL Maidstone Hospital, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone Multiple Sclerosis Society - Maidstone & District LIBRARY Castle Rd, Allington ME16 0PR Martin Square, Larkfield LOCAL HALLS Aylesford Village Community Centre, 25 Forstal Road Aylesford Village Club Beechwood Community Hall, Marigold Way Barming - Martine Jefferys Ditton Community Centre, Kilnbarn Road Leybourne Village Hall St Nicholas Church Halls, Poplar Grove, Allington Maidstone ME16 0DE. MALLING DISTRICT LIONS CLUB - Ted Inns PHARMACIES Delmergate Oaks Pharmacy, Royal British Legion Village, Aylesford Paydens, 12 Martin Square, Larkfield POLICE Maidstone Police Control Centre Neighbourhood Police Officers Ditton PC Becky Ballard Ditton PCSO Sally Doherty Community Warden Ditton John Newton RSPCA RSPCA Leybourne Animal Centre, 199 Castle Way, Leybourne, Kent ME19 5HW SAMARITANS 48 Grecian Street, Maidstone, ME14 2TS SCHOOLS Allington Primary School, Hildenborough Crescent, London Road Aylesford Primary School, Teapot Lane, Aylesford Aylesford Sports College, Teapot Lane, Aylesford Ditton Infant School, Pear Tree Avenue, Ditton Ditton Junior School, New Road, Ditton St Peter’s & St Paul’s Pre-School, Ditton Community Centre - Jackie Dearden St Peter's Church of England Primary School AND St Peter's School Nursery Ltd Mount Pleasant, Aylesford Ditton Church Pre-School, Church Centre - Wendy Caldicott Palace Wood Primary School, Talbot Road, Allington Leybourne St Peter & Paul Primary School, Rectory Lane North, Leybourne St James the Great Primary School, Chapman Way, East Malling The Malling School, Beech Road, East Malling TRAINS National Rail Enquiries

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EVENTS PAGE Sundays 10am-Midday Table Tennis practise at Beechwood Hall £2 beginners & advanced 01622 790465 Sundays 10-11.15am Football Training U13s at Ditton Community Centre Sundays (1st/3rd) 10am–12noon Zen Meditation Group, Maidstone, off Queen’s Road, call Barbara 01622 670587. Sundays 8pm BINGO Allington Community Association Mondays 9.45am Beechwood Community Centre Barming Musical Playtime, for under 5s. 07901 712510 Mondays 10am Beechwood Community Centre Musical playtime for Babies 0 to crawling. 07901 712510 Mondays 10-11am Exercise Classes at St Andrews Church Hall, Barming Mondays 10am Yoga & Pilates Fusion, Capel Morris Centre, Aylesford, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 Mondays 11.20am Beginners Pilates, Capel Morris Centre, Aylesford, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 Mondays 6.30pm Intermediate Yoga, Capel Morris Centre, Aylesford, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 Mondays 7pm - Dog Training (Adult Dogs) at Squirrells Riding School. Contact Lizzie 07590 316603 Mondays 7-8pm 1st Aylesford Scouts age 10 1/2 - 14yrs at Aylesford, byt the old Bridge. Mondays Ditton Dog Training at Ditton Commumity Centre, Kiln Barn Road. (See Ad for details) Mondays 7-8pm Weight Watchers Brassey Centre Aylesford - Judith 01622 683382 1st Monday 7.30pm Barming WI Village Hall, Heath Road, Barming Maureen Smith 01622 661498 Mondays 8pm Beginners Pilates, Capel Morris Centre, Aylesford, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 3rd Monday Allington Castle WI at Palace Wood School, Talbot Rd, Allington. Diane Blaber 01622 721170 Mondays 8.30pm Pilates & Stretch for beginners/returners. Jane 07711 790101 Tues/Sats/Sundays 8pm Outdoor & Social group, various activities, walking/theatre/cycling Peter on 07980 538 941 Tuesday 9.45-10.45am Music Mayhem at Burham childrens centre. 07815 775504 Tuesdays 1-4pm Bowls Indoors Capel Morris Centre Aylesford Vera 01622 710320 Tuesdays 5-6pm Light Factory a free club for 5-7 year olds at Allington Baptist Church 01622685552 Tuesdays 6.30-7.30pm & 8pm-9pm Exercise classes at Tonbridge Road, Methodist Church Hall Tuedays 6.30pm Beginners Pilates, Capel Morris Centre, Aylesford, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 Tuesdays 6-7.30pm Aylesford Knitting Group. All skills levels welcome Call Sue on 01622 792710 Tuesdays 7.30pm Slimming World, West Borough Primary School, off Queens Rd. Call Faye 01622 721588 Tuesdays 7.45pm Beginners Yoga, Capel Morris Centre, Aylesford, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 Tuesdays 8pm Dual Recovery Anonymous, Maidstone. For info ring Karen 07549 173118 Wednesdays 10am Music Mayhem singing & dancing for 0-5yr olds at Maidstone YMCA call 07815775504 Wednesdays 10.45am Body Control Pilates in Detling (osteoporosis class). Contact Lisa 07512 932415 Wednesdays 11am Beechwood Babes, Play & Chat, 0 - 24 months, Beechwood Hall, Barming. 07947 549994 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 6.15-7pm 1st Aylesford Scouts - Beaver’s age 6-8 yrs at Aylesford Primary School, Tea Pot Lane. Wednesdays 7-9pm Aylesford Scouts - Explorers aga 14-18yrs at Aylesford, by the old bridge. Wednesdays 7.30pm Energize Community Choir, in Holy Family Church Hall, M/stone Anne 01622 764063 Wednesdays 7.30pm Circuit training and indoor football at Aylesford Sports College. Paul 01732 841358 Wednesdays 7.30pm intermediate pilates @ Heavenly Fitness 07711790101 Wednesdays (1st Wed)7.30 for 8pm British Cactus & succulent Society at Barming Parish Hall Tonbridge Rd Maidstone. Wednesdays (4th Wed)2pm AylesARA Active Retirement for over 55 at Aylesford Community Centre. 01622 710734 Wednesdays (4th Wed)7.30pm Aylesford & Eccles W1at the Brassey Centre, Aylesford. Info. Eileen on 01622 715205 Thursdays 9.30 & 10.45am Body Control Pilates in Aylesford. Contact Lisa 07512 932415 Thursdays 10am, Beginners Pilates, Capel Morris Centre, Aylesford, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 Thursday 10.15am Pre School cookery club at Offham VH, West Malling Children 2-5-5yrs. 07790 580111 Thursdays 11.15am Beginners Yoga, Capel Morris Centre, Aylesford, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 Thursdays 1-4pm Bowls Indoors Capel Morris Centre Aylesford Vera 01622 710320 Thursdays 6.15pm, Beginners Pilates, Malling School, E Malling, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 Thursdays 6.30-8pm 1st Aylesford Scout Group - Cubs 8-10 1/2 yrs at Aylesford by the old bridge. Thursdays 7-8pm Weight Watchers Beechwood Community Hall, Barming - Judith 01622 683382 Thursday 7pm Beginners Pilates @ Heavenly Fitness 07711790101 Thursdays 7.15pm Yoga Dance Fusion, Malling School, E Malling, Rose-marie 01622 715576 Thursdays 7.45pm Co-Dependants Anonymous (CoDA) at the Ditton Church Hall, New Rd, Aylesford. Thursdays 8pm BINGO Allington Community Association Fridays 10am St Nicholas Church Hall Allington Musical Playtime for under 5’s. 07901 712510 Fridays 11.30-1.30 Maidstone & Malling Twins Club, Beechwood Hall, Barming, Contact Jo 07789 553604 Friday 4pm Kids Zumba class@ Heavenly Fitness Fridays 4.45-6.45pm Puppy Training at West Malling VH - Contact Lizzie 07590 316603 Fridays 8-10pm The Heath Players at East Malling Institute, Mill Street - Peter on 01622 717491. Fridays 8.30pm Badminton at Snodland VH, Contact Paul on 01732 841358 2nd Saturday 11am-4pm Embroiderers' Guild, Aylesford Village Community Centre, Forstal Rd, Aylesford Saturdays 9.30am Pre Natal Yoga £7 Heavenly Fitness Tovil Maidstone 07711 790101 Saturdays 10am-12noon Market at Brassey Centre Aylesford. Great variety of stock. Tea/coffee. Saturdays 10-12am Maidstone UTD Adult Disability football 15+ at Bower Grove School, Fant Lane, Barming, Friday 11 October 7.30pm Maidstone RNLI Annual Fundraising Quiz at Fant Hall, Fant Lane Barming.01622 674974 Saturday 12 October 3pm Maidstone Mencap Jumble Sale at Cobtree Hall, Mote Park. Info Lesley on 01622 892433 Saturday 26 October 7pm Apple Pie Quiz Night at Cobtree Hall, Mote Park, School Lane £5p/h Rita: 07790 643218 Saturday 16-17 Nov 11am-5pm Art Sale & Exhibition in the Brassey Centre in Aylesford. 50p. Refreshments available.

Ditton/Barming October Issue  

A5 monthly publication of local businesses.

Ditton/Barming October Issue  

A5 monthly publication of local businesses.