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Oracle the local

Month 99:April 2012

Distribution 15,500 homes & businesses

YouR MonthLY guide to LocaL seRvices in and aRound

Photo by Robert Lucas of West Malling

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Dear Readers Welcome to our April edition of the local Oracle which really marks the arrival of Spring and the fine weather. Easter holidays are just about to start and there are plenty of excitng events to attend with friends and family. Our advertisers are also willing to assist you with spring cleaning the house, garden or taking it further with revamping the whole house! We have every advertiser for every occasion so please have a browse through to find out who can help you. Facebook is getting busier and busier by the day so if you are online and would like to connect with us for regular updates then please go to our page and press the ‘like’ button. It’s always good to keep in touch. www.facebook.com/thelocalOracle Remember, you can see an up to date copy of the local Oracle on line. www.thelocaloracle.co.uk Anna & Jane

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CUT OFF DATES FOR ADVERTISING OR FREE EVENTS LISTINGS FOR THE MAY EDITIONS ARE: Kings Hill/West Malling Allington/Barming/Ditton Paddock Wood/Tonbridge

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We will continue with our event listings page but if you have a big charity event in the local area, we want to hear from you. info@thelocaloracle.co.uk

have you got some local news about the area? have you got local photos for our front cover? are you a member of a local group that needs members? We want to hear from you... info@thelocaloracle.co.uk

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inDex tHe lOcal news Kings Hill maP inDex accountants aerials appliance Repair architect/design artist audio visual Bathrooms Blinds & awnings Building Refurbishment Building Regulations* Building services* Business networking* Business opportunties car Body Repairs car sales car servicing & Repairs car valeting carpentry carpet cleaning carpet Fitter catering charity events childcare* chiropody & Podiatry chocolate Parties christian Worship cleaning - Domestic* community care complimentary therapy computer support

conservatories* Decorators* Double glazing* double glazing Repairs driving instructor education electricians Facias, soffit & guttering Fencing fish & chip shop* Flooring Florist Fund Raising/support Funeral services garage doors garden design garden Landscapers garden Maintenance garden services gas & heating services graphic design hairdressing & Beauty Hairstylist - mobile* handyman Hypnotherapy* ironing services Kitchens Leaflet distribution Letting agents Locksmith Loft Ladders & hatches Man and van nails* oddjobs opticians oven cleaners

Personal trainer* Pet sitting service Piano teacher Plasterers Plumbers Printers Reflexology & Reiki Removals Roofing saving Money scrap Metal clearance skip hire solicitors soul Music sports Massage surveyor sweet shop take away food* tarot Reading taxi service telephone engineer tiling tree surgeon upholstery veterinary surgeons Windows Window cleaners UsefUl nUmBeRs events cOlOUR aDveRts *new advertisers

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

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accountants clover accounting services suite 20, 50 churchill square, Kings hill, Me19 4Yu tel: 01732 523485 Mobile: 07967 118639 contact: heidi dennis heidi@cloveraccounting.co.uk self assessment, Bookkeeping, vat, Payroll, cis, Business start ups tax returns taxassist accountants 714 London Road, Larkfield Me20 6BL tel: 0845 5212241 or 01732 221960 contact: gary Richards garyrichards@taxassist.co.uk www.taxassist.co.uk/Larkfield Full range of services for small businesses. Fixed fees. Friendly local service with meetings at your home or premises. (see colour ad On Page 38)

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 31)

Jeff smith Domestic appliance Repairs st Bernards dean Lane harvel nr Meopham Kent tel/Fax: 01474 816661 installation and repairs to washing machines, tumble dryers, dishwashers, electric ovens, hobs, fridges and freezers.

appliance care and Repair Mobile: 07545 044276 contact: graham 4appliancecare@gmail.com Prompt and friendly service. Repairs and installs to all electric appliances. over 10 years experience with a leading manufacturer.

a aRchitectuRaL design 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.

Free initial consultation.

Peter David associates ltd Building consultants & contractors Local authority Building control Partner contact: Peter Misy tel: 01634 243024 Mobile: 07801 238921 petermisy@blueyonder.co.uk www.peterdavidassociates.co.uk Planning & Building Regulation drawings in autocad. Full building service if required. home extensions and alterations. conversion & Refurbishments. commercial & Residential. Residential new Build Building specs. Monitoring services.

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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. (see colour ad On Page 34)

audio visuaL av custom installs Mobile: 07973 400480 contact: stephen smith stephen@avcustominstalls.co.uk www.avcustominstalls.co.uk audio and visual advice sales and installations specialist Multi-room, home theatre, system calibration and remote controls. 14 years experience. Fully insured Quote oracle for free consultation. (see colour ad On Page 32)


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Freephone: 0800 612 7028 info@redappleav.co.uk www.redappleav.co.uk

Decor House, Walnut Tree Farm Ryarsh, West Malling, Kent, ME19 5LJ Tel: 01732 871042

supply and install tv, Projectors and av equipment from as little as £99.

All types of blinds and curtains supplied and fitted up to 50% discount on selected lines. Free home measuring (shop at home service). Free fitting on window blinds. Roller-Vertical - Wood Venetian Roman - Pleated - Blackout - Velux Exterior awnings, manual and electric.

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BLinds Penumbra Blinds & solar control ltd unit 2 albans Farm Romford Road Pembury Kent tn2 4BB tel: 01892 825522 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 36)

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Pete sloman y Diy? Building Refurbishment Decorating and maintenance

tel: 01732 321008 Mobile: 07967 741445 contact: tony McKimm

tel: 01732 842258 Mobile: 07748 102320

complete bathroom installations: tiling, plumbing, plastering and electrical work. Free estimates. Public Liability insured

all general building work including Painting and decorating, Joinery and tiling. Local references available Free estimates advice on affordable solutions.

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wilkinson construction consultants suite 31, 60 churchill square Business centre, Kings hill, West Malling, Kent, Me19 4Yu tel: 01732 523466 enquiry@thebuildinginspector.org don’t forget you will need to get Building Regulation approval if you are: • Building an extension • having a loft conversion • converting your garage use an approved inspector (see colour ad On Page 31) don’t forget to mention the local oracle

B BuiLding seRvices aaPm construction Mobile: 07884 436279 Fax: 01634 247682 contact: Paul info@aapmconstruction.co.uk www.aapmconstruction.co.uk Roofing and roofing repairs, loft conversions, carpentry, extensions, exterior timberwork. ie. fencing, decking etc. all types of wooden flooring supplied and fitted. Free estimates. as seen on itv’s 60 minute makeover! artbuild ltd tel/Fax: 01622 817225 Mobile: 07981 340893 jeff@artbuild.co.uk www.artbuild.co.uk Federation of Master builders. extensions & renovations, hard landscaping, swift approved cladding & guttering, tiled and flat roofing, kitchens, bathrooms, plumbing, electrics, flooring and decorating. an established family company. (see colour ad On Page 31)

artisan Developments ltd “the extension specialists” tel: 01622 729424 Fax: 01622 725207 artisandevs@aol.com www.artisandevelopments.com the clean and efficient house extension specialists with experience and references in your local area. (see colour ad On Page 32) fHD Property services tel: 01622 749650 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.


B BuiLding seRvices g.a.P.P.s. graham apps Personal Property service. tel: 01732 874062 Mobile: 07733 054629 contact: graham apps graham@gapps.wanadoo.co.uk all Building Projects & Renovations undertaken. no job too small. Free estimations. Local references available. Friendly reliable services. HPR limited tel: 01622 299676 Mobile: 07721 365630 www.hprenovations.co.uk extensions. garage conversions. Renovations. general Building. Kitchens and Bathrooms. Plastering. Reliable and professional service. (see colour ad On Page 35)

local solution tel: 01732 301019 Mobile: 07900 647753 contact: Luke Jeffrey localsolution@hotmail.co.uk - structural alterations/extensions. - Plastering, decorating and tiling. - interior/exterior maintenance. - electrical and plumbing works. - oddjobs - no job too small. a complete local solution. excellent references available. Please call for sound, free advise.

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.

B BuiLding seRvices R Blackman general maintenance tel: 01892 838668 Mobile: 07887 948430 contact: Richard Blackman rblackman1@btinternet.com www.rb-gm.co.uk Roofing, guttering, Pvc fascias, soffits, leadwork, chimney repairs and brickwork. interior and exterior painting. Patios & driveways and conservatory bases.

Business netWoRKing 4networking Kings Hill tel: 07970 066317 contact: emma cox emma@coxconsultancy.org.uk Want to expand your business? 4networking offers relaxed meetings, inspiring speakers and individual appointments. Book now to join our breakfast launch on 8 May to take your business to the next level.

B-c Business oPPoRtunitY Utility warehouse Discount club authorised Distributor networking marketing Business tel: 01732 521494 contact: Jane Marshall jane.marshall@uwclub.net www.make-moneywithme.co.uk 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 28)

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Bni - west malling tel: 01732 844246 Mobile: 07939 248983 contact: anna Marshall come and visit your local Bni chapter on a thursday morning and find out how you can get more business. contact anna for more info.

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autospray solutions Mobile: 07773 340049 contact: Ben Mobile Body shop. Body repairs, bumper scuffs and scratches. all vehicle cosmetic repairs are carried out on site at your work or home, resulting in signifcant savings of up to 50% when compared to traditional body shop methods. call now for your free quotation.

car Remarket 778 London Road, Larkfield, Kent tel: Freephone 0800 856 0430

contact: Jane Marshall jane@thelocaloracle.co.uk the chamber is currently looking at how businesses can help each other in West Malling and would welcome your input.

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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.


c caR saLes Kings Hill cars north Lodge 584 Malling Road West Malling Kent Me19 4Pu tel: 01732 220540 www.kingshillcarsales.co.uk good quality cars, bought and sold. specialist vehicle sourcing. company vehicle sourcing. all makes available. Please ring for help.

caR seRvice & RePaiRs 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 (see colour ad On Page 32) 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 33) Kingshill garage limited north Lodge, 584 Malling Road, West Malling, Kent, Me194Pu. tel: 01732 849322 servicing for all makes & models Mot’s – while u wait tyres & exhausts engine diagnostics (see colour ad On Page 36)

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west malling garage high street, West Malling, Kent Me19 6Qn tel/Fax: 01732 874350 contact: nick errington www.westmallinggarage.co.uk toyota specialists. all makes of vehicle serviced and repaired. vehicle diagnostics. Mot station. car sales and sourcing of any vehicle (see colour ad On Page 38)

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wash ‘n’ go Mobile: 07821 370486 contact: dean dean@washngo.biz www.washngo.biz Fully insured mobile car valeting service. Will travel to a location that is convenient for you. Phone for price list.

caRPentRY Blackledge Joinery tel: 01622 820 428 Mobile: 07709 896 929 contact: alan or Mobile: 07703 023880 contact: Leo www.blackledge-joinery.co.uk traditional or contemporary joinery and furniture made especially for you. (see colour ad On Page 32) 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. don’t forget to mention the local oracle

tel: 01622 747137 Mobile: 07884 421650 contact: dave Kitchens, Bathrooms, Wet Rooms, internal/external doors, skirting, architrave, storage cupboards/Wardrobes, Flooring, tiling over 17 years experience clean, reliable, quality service

tel: 01634 242807 Mobile: 07838 156170 contact: neil hudson hudsoncbs@hotmail.co.uk all aspects of carpentry, building, home maintenance and commercial refurbishment including kitchens, bathrooms, tiling, flooring, doors and more! 20 years experience. Local and reliable. call for a free quote. matthew James carpentry & construction Mobile: 07540 773622 contact: Matthew Paxman-hughes m-jamescarpentry-construction@live.co.uk any first and second fix work undertaken. Kitchens - Bathrooms - Fitted Bespoke units - decking and Pergolas - small extensions - Loft conversions. city and guilds qualified and fully insured. 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.


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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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woodies catering Mobile: 07534 744716 contact: victoria woodiescatering@hotmail.com www.woodiescatering.co.uk Passionate and creative catering company. dinner Parties, Weddings, anniversaries, Memorials, Birthdays/celebrations, corporate, christenings etc. canapés, hog Roasts, BBQ, sit down Meals, Buffets etc.

tel/Fax: 01732 872527 Mobile: 07831 201929 contact: John carpetfitter1@yahoo.co.uk 30 year’s experience. carpet & all accessories can be supplied. Free measuring and estimates. no job too small.

cateRing tel: 01732 887091 Mobile: 07932 044050 deluxecarpetcleaninguk@googlemail.com www.deluxecarpetcleaning.co.uk Quick drying. stain and mark removal. dust mite treatment. stain protection. Fully qualified and safe. (see colour ad On Page 34)

nice & clean services Maidstone tel: 01622 683770 Mobile: 07544496172 contact: Peter greaves www.niceandcleanservice.co.uk carpet cleaning & chimney sweep. Quality carpet and rug cleaning service. a local and friendly family business offering first class service. Free quotations and advise, with many happy customers. services to fit around you, evenings and weekend. eco friendly services.

the cleaning clinic tel: 01622 750474 Mobile: 07793 919780 contact: izzy info@thecleaningclinic.com www.thecleaningclinic.com eco friendly dry extraction carpet and upholstery cleaning. seagrass and sisal specialist. allergen removal.

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well cared for.... 23 Well Road, Maidstone, Me14 1XL Mobile: 07879 406783 contact: adele seager adeleseager@hotmail.co.uk Registered childminder. 24/7 childcare available.

chiRoPodY & PodiatRY foot & leg Pain clinic Maidstone: 01622 693514 sevenoaks: 01732 741641 Longfield: 01474 705237 Podiatry sports injuries gait & posture assessment. chiropody child foot health hPc Reg practitioners specialising in foot and leg problems. home visits available in Kings hill. west malling Podiatry & chiropody 14-16 swan street, West Malling Me19 6LP tel: 01732 848460 contact: Marie thomas Bsc(hons), Mchs westmallingpods@gmail.com hPc Registered Podiatrist l corn & callous Removal l Biomechanics & orthotics l verrucae l ingrown toenails evening, weekend and home visits also available.

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chocolate Raindrops 1st Floor, 42 high street, West Malling, Me19 6QR. tel: 01732 844 880 www.chocolateraindrops.co.uk no.1 for chocolate fun! have fun and be creative with quality melted chocolate. Book your party now! (see colour ad On Page 33)


c chRistian WoRshiP Kings Hill christian fellowship Kings hill community hall tel: 07583 951041 contact: Reverend derek hills enquiries@khcf.org.uk www.khcf.org.uk Lively worship, prayer, bible teaching, sunday school and creche. see events page for times. (see colour ad On Page 29) larkfield community church aog tel: 01732 846164 contact: Mark hayton info@larkfieldcommunitychurch.co.uk www.larkfieldcommunitychurch.co.uk Larkfield community church gather together 10.30am every sunday in Lunsford school hall, swallow Rd, Larkfield. Meetings are informal, mainly contemporary praise and worship (some hymns) prayer and bible teaching. all ages welcome. sunday school for 5-14 yrs (ish). Family service 1st sunday in month.

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Handwerk clean tel: 01622 817981 contact: grant info@handwerkclean.com www.handwerkclean.com thorough - Reliable - Professional. We uphold excellent cleaning standards. We give careful attention to detail. We clean to your satisfaction. try us out and give us call. carpets & upholstery one off or regular domestic Window & conservatory cleaning

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Kings Hill cleaning ltd 70 churchill square Kings hill West Malling Me19 4Yu tel: 01732 844484 info@kingshillcleaning.co.uk www.kingshillcleaning.co.uk

Unity care solutions ltd Larkfield, aylesford tel: 01732 529591 Fax: 01732 529697 www.unitycaresolutions.co.uk

Friendly, professional, family run business. high standard of service & attention to detail. Fully insured & vetted staff. Materials supplied. Regular, one-off & spring cleaning * new housekeeping, ironing, shopping and errands service.* call for a free estimate.

c coMPLiMentaRY theRaPY sue Burnham mifPa tel: 01622 713212 Mobile: 07791 233596 sue@theburnhams.info www.heaveninyourhands.info Relax in peace & tranquility on 1st or 3rd saturdays of the month at Larkfield Leisure centre 10am8pm or call sue for other times. Reiki, Reflexology & aromotherapy Massage, crystal healing therapies inc chakra Balancing. affordable Prices. gift vouchers available discounts when showing this ad.

coMPuteR suPPoRt aa computer services 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!

aPc manpower computer services

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tel: 01732 824511 Mob: 07867771078 service@pcmanpower.co.uk

care for the elderly and disabled in their own home. care for post operative patients. aM set up calls. Lunch visits to prepare meals. night duty. Bathing service. 21 years experience.

viRus & Malware specialist if you think you`re inFected give us a call Pc not booting or Blank screen slow or unresponsive adsL setup/Wireless/Router issues no FiX then no Fee

We are a kent based organisation providing nursing and homecare services to many areas across Kent and east sussex. Whether you require a couple of hours assistance or a full 24 hr service, we can arrange an individual package for you. (see colour ad On Page 38) don’t forget to mention the local oracle

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 colour ad On Page 33)


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J H flint consultancy Mobile: 07904 047558 contact: Julian Flint julesshed2@tiscali.co.uk - complete Pc installation service - upgrades, servicing & repairs, - Wired & Wireless networking - virus/spyware/trojan removal - data transfer & Rescue - home tuition - independent advice sysK computer services ltd tel: 01732 773805 Mobile: 07881 836567 info@sysk.co.uk www.sysk.co.uk at home or in the office, whatever your it requirements, we can help. small Business server specialist; networking, anti-virus & remote access solutions. server & Pc maintenance. iPhone & Blackberry integration. From supply & installation to maintenance, we provide a fully comprehensive service. Microsoft certified, fully insured.

conseRvatoRies Howard caine conservatories tel/Fax: 01732 321050 Mobile: 07798 867393 or 07796 945775 andy@howardcaineconservatories.co.uk www.howardcaineconservatories.co.uk new conservatories, Refurbishment, Windows/doors check us out at checkatrade.com Fully registered with Fensa customer References available. (see colour ad On Page 39)

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B Regan Decorating services tel: 0208 778 0704 Mobile: 07764 181468 contact: Barrie Regan city and guilds qualified. establised decorator with 18 years experience. Quality internal and external painting and decorating. Free estimates. Written references on request.

D. a. associates West Malling tel/fax: 01732 846773 Mobile: 07931 961949 contact: Jim Whitson interior/external decorating. swimming pool/fish ponds. timber decking and fencing. hedge/tree trimming. garden clearing etc.

D decoRatoRs John green DĂŠcor ltd tel: 0800 783 1916 sales@johngreendecor.co.uk www.johngreendecor.co.uk dulux approved decorators undertaking: - all aspects of painting & decorating - interior/exterior/insurance work - domestic & commercial work - Wall coverings & paint effects - specialist spray finishes - small refurbishment projects - Free consultation service

JP's Decorating Mobile: 07956 874044 07944 126353 contact: Phil jpcookies4@yahoo.co.uk For all your interior and exterior painting, no job too small. all quotes guaranteed to beat the rest. i have many years experience. Kings hill based. domestic/commercial & insurance. (References available on request)

K frost Decorating & Property maintenance tel: 01732 521033 Mobile: 07940 106193 interior & exterior all work carried out to a high standard Reliable service Free estimates established 25 years

Mobile: 07764 684495 tel: 01732 872125 contact: guy Williams gjservices@btinternet.com

Roast & tongue Decorating specialists 1 hawkridge grove, Kings hill, West Malling, Kent Me19 4JB tel/Fax: 01732 873754 Mob: 07971 542609/07824 887677 m.roast@gmail.com

Painting decorating general Maintenance Wall papering tiling Free estimates

interior and exterior decoration Plastering, Wood repair-care trained (ideal for rotten joinery) carpentry Wallpapering, coving, tiling city & guilds approved, 18 yrs exp. insurance & commercial work welcome References on request.

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education Professional tuition tel: 01732 840040 contact: Mrs a J Watson anne.watson@biovuems.co.uk

individual tuition provided by highly experienced teacher. Professional input for 11+ examination and extra targeted teaching of Literacy, science or numeracy. Qualified in teaching children benefitting from extra support, also those identified as gifted and talented. Member of general teaching council.

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dRiving instRuctoR collins windows tel: Free phone 0800 783 9661 collinswindows@btconnect.com www.collinswindows.co.uk soffit, Facias and guttering conservatories Windows & doors (see colour ad On Page 34)

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 colour ad On Back Page)

glen’s Driving school tel: 01732 841966 Mobile: 07525 209294 glensdrivingschool@yahoo.co.uk www.glensdrivingschool.co.uk advanced driving instructor. Pass Plus - Local friendly dsa driving instructor - Pass Plus - competitive Rates - First lesson free - new a/c Peugeot

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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. Hartwell electrical services tel: 01634 309955 Mobile: 07711 355336 contact: adrian godfrey addylec@yahoo.co.uk - new Builds, Re-wiring - Fuse Board & earthing upgrades - Remedial work, Fault finding on - central & underfloor heating systems - Kitchens, Bathrooms & showers - completion certificates issued, - over 30 years’ experience - trust Mark, - nic eic Part P approved.

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 assoc. with Kent Lighting Ltd.

Fascias, soFFit & gutteRing fascia Plastics tel: 01732 590290 www.fasciaplastics.co.uk Fascias, soffits, Bargeboards, cladding and guttering. no salesmen. no subcontract Labour. Family Run Business. (see colour ad On Page 35)

Fencing all seasons garden fencing tel: 01732 844634 Mobile: 07957 209073 contact: Mark steward all types of garden fencing, supplied, erected and repaired. close boarded, panel, post and rail, trellis, all types of gate supplied and fitted. Wooden/concrete posts, decking and pagodas. no job too small. Free quotations. no vat charged.

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FISH & CHIP SHOP Humphrey's of Kings Hill 19 Queen street, Liberty square Kings hill tel: 01732 870243 new Fish & chip shop opening tuesday 3rd april

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K2 flooring 14-16 high st,West Malling, Me19 6QR tel: 0800 032 8967 info@k2flooring.co.uk www.k2flooring.co.uk celebrating 50 years trading. 1961-2011 Free estimates on all your flooring needs. specialising in carpets, wood, laminate, Karndean,amtico, vinyl blinds and underfloor heating. check out our price promise! head office at swanley 0800 032 8966

FLORIST Lyn’s Floral Designs 44 Martin Square Larkfield Aylesford Kent ME20 6QJ Tel: 01732 844805 www.lynsfloraldesigns.co.uk

west malling Rotary club tel: 01732 522142 mallingrc@yahoo.com

West Malling Rotary club meet every tuesday evening. For those who want to make a difference and help others.

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g gaRden design Purple arbour – garden Design tel: 01732 355205 Mobile: 07801 596726 contact: vanessa Foster-crouch vanessa@purplearbour.com www.purplearbour.com complete design & Landscaping service -irrigation and drought advice -Ponds and water features -decking and Paving -tree surgery and clearance -trained horticulturalists Free consultations

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a D landscapes ltd ightham tel: 01732 763114 Mobile: 07790 036871 contact: antony dartnell www.adlandscapesltd.co.uk

Local Florist for Fresh & Silk flower arrangements for all occasions including Bridal Accessories, Gifts, Crafts and Partyware. Local, National and International deliveries arranged from the shop in Martin Square.

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

hnd garden design and hnd Landscape Management. all aspects of hard and soft landscape works undertaken from design to implementation. Free consultation and estimates. Portfolio & references available. Fully insured.

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Kings Hill Rotary club tel: 01732 844246 khrc09@yahoo.com We meet upstairs at the spitfire, Kings hill every Monday evening. 7.30 for 7.45pm 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. (see colour ad On Page 26)

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.

gaRage dooRs malling District lions club tel: 0845 8335735 contact: ted inns mallinglionsclub@moonfruit.com Monthly meetings to support local causes and charities. Please contact for further details.

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 don’t forget to mention the local oracle

J & P landscape & fencing contractors Mobile: 07967 514688 contact: Paul gower all types of fencing, turfing, decking, tree work, ponds, hedges, patios, paths and drives. Mini digger work also undertaken and grass cutting also available. Fully insured. call for a free quote. Jet washing specialists.


g gaRden LandscaPeRs yew tree landscapes Larkfield tel: 01732 848179 Mobile: 07850 175077 contact: Kevin Kennett yewtreelandscapes1@tiscali.co.uk 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.

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g gaRden seRvices Jim’s garden services tel: 01634 247518 Mobile: 07882 490601 contact: Jim smith jgservices@hotmail.co.uk Regular Mowing Lawn treatments garden cleanups new Lawns Full garden Maintenance odd Jobs hedge trimming Pruning/Lopping Fencing - new or Repaired Pressure Washing - driveways Patios Paths decking Free Quotations Fully insured

David twort garden services tel: 01732 844893 Mobile: 07960 994547 contact: david twort sandra.twort@hotmail.co.uk

Kings Hill garden services Based on Kings hill tel: 01732 845104 Mobile: 0777 940 6694 contact: chris coombs www.acaciatreecare.co.uk

Regular Mowing Lawn treatments garden clearups Full garden Maintenance hedge trimming Pruning/Lopping Leaf clearing call for free quotation.

a complete garden service from mowing to clearance hedge work and tree surgery Fencing - new or repaired nPtc qualified Fully insured cRB checked Licensed Waste carrier call for a free quotation

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. Log splitting service available. Free estimates. very reasonable rates.

gas & heating seRvices Advanced Gas Services Tel/Fax: 01622 673994 Mobile: 07771 864288 Contact: Gary Inge garyinge@tiscali.co.uk www.central-heating-kent.co.uk Gas Safe Registered Landlord Gas safety certificates Boiler Servicing/ Repairs Free quotes and advise

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mJm mowing services tel: 07761 313838 Private and light commercial lawnmowing service and general garden maintenance. Reliable and efficient service. 15 years of satisfied customers.

gaRden seRvices Down to earth garden services tel: 01732 841904 Mobile: 07801 440994 contact: Peter Roberts gpmpete@btinternet.com Full maintenance grass cutting and hedge cutting Lawn treatment garden clearance

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tel: 01732 424061 contact: nigel cook office@cannon-services.co.uk 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 28)

wicks gas

tel: 01634 244313 Mobile: 07970 435255 snowd258@aol.com

tel: 01732 883544 Mobile: 07748 780811 contact: gerald Wicks wicksgas@btinternet.com

need help with your garden? Mowing, weeding or just a tidy trees topped or hedges trimmed Paths, patios & drives jet washed Full public liability.

service, repair & installation of central heating, boilers, cookers, fires, warm air units. Power flushing, plumbing, landlord certificates, free advice/quotation. gas saFe RegisteRed.

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h haiRdRessing & BeautY feathers 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 colour ad On Page 35) Hair traditional 1 Bow Road, Wateringbury, Kent Me18 5dd

accomplished hairstyling in the comfort of your own home. specialising in lady's and men's haircuts, make-overs, difficult hair textures, fashion colour, and bridal hair and make-up. originally based at vidal sassoon Knightbridge. call for a free no obligation consultation.

H handYMan Dave wood Property maintenance Mobile: 07870 602395 davidnwood66@btinternet.com Kitchens/Bathrooms fitted. Plastering/ coving & Painting Windows fitted. Plumbing, taps and radiators replaced. Laminate flooring,Wall/Floor tiling. Fully insured and no callout/quote fee. all the little jobs covered, reasonable rates. Handy andy

louise tel: 01732 875326 Mobile: 07902 949572 Professional mobile family hairdresser cut - blowdry highlights - lowlights colours - Perms also specialising in bridal hairstyles and make-up.

handYMan Derek’s Home maintenance ltd tel: 01634 244061 Mobile: 07941 172176 derekdhmltd@blueyonder.co.uk You buy and i fit Kitchens, bathrooms, tiling, taps, guttering, general household repairs, radiators. Free quotations. Fully insured.

tel: 01732 848559 Mobile: 07841 045058 contact: andy sage andys2506@aol.com www.kingshillservices.net call andy for a Professional Job including carpentry, Bricklaying, interior & exterior decorating & Wallpapering, Plastering, tiling, Kitchens and general Property Maintenance. Based in Kings hill. Free Quotes - Fully insured. over 20 years exp. inside Out Domestic Property maintenance Mobile: 07726 525633 contact: Bob bobajob295@hotmail.co.uk Painting & decorating - Wallpapering Floor & Wall tiling - door hanging Laminate Flooring - shelving & Racking - Furniture assembly Pressure Washing - Patio & drive cleaning - gardening. no Job too small Free estimates and Friendly advice. Full Public Liability insurance.

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come and experience hair traditional, a modern yet friendly hair salon, specialising in Racoon hair extensions. gellux gel nails and beauty room. Late night opening on thursdays.

Plumbing, carpentry, tiling, kitchen fitting, plastering, painting, decorating, bricklaying, fascias, soffits, garden maintenance, all general diY. Free quotes. Fully insured. don’t forget to mention the local oracle

doing the jobs you hate to do....... Plumbing - Painting - Kitchens Flat pack assembly - Fencing decking - Patios - gardening decking and Patio cleaning. Please call for a free no obligation quote. Fully insured.


H hYPnotheRaPY Bluebird Hypnotherapy Barham court, teston Me18 5BZ tel: 01622 618696 Mandy shepherd. dip.hyp ctha www.bluebirdhypnotherapy.co.uk Lose weight for life by changing your relationship with food. Quit smoking. increase self-esteem. Live the LiFe You Want Free consultation.

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new drop shop now open. clear pricing. Fully insured. collection and delivery service.

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Daisylets maidstone tel: 01622 813854 Mobile: 07900 257752 contact: Liz Rocca www.daisyletsmaidstone.com Run by experienced landlords, daisylets Maidstone is a dynamic and independent residential lettings agency and property management company. We don't believe in renewal fees or hidden costs. call us today for a chat, advice or free market appraisal. (see colour ad On Page 34) Redlet tel: 01622 804816 contact: ed Firmin lettings@redlet.co.uk www.redlet.co.uk Landlords - Let us rent your property. Looking for a straight forward and reliable service with great rates and a bespoke package to meet your needs? contact us today. (see colour ad On Page 37)


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loft ladders tel: 01732 840744 Mobile: 07751 256725 contact: Michael Loft ladders supplied and fitted with a hinged hatch. also loft flooring. Qualified city and guilds carpenter. Fully insured for your peace of mind. all work guaranteed. WiLL Match anY estiMate. FRee Quotations.

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no call out charge. Locksmith & double glazing repairs. hinges, handles, Locks replaced/upgraded, uPvc specialist, 24hr emergency door opening. Fast Friendly service.

Furniture collection & delivery. Removals - domestic & commercial. house clearances. Packing service. 1 or 2 man teams. Fully insured.

lockwise contact: chris Wise Mobile: 07712817172 www.lockwiseuk.com no call out charge. 24 hour emergency opening & repair. Free quotations insurance approved locks fitted uPvc specialist Residential & Business Based in trottiscliffe. stoRe this nuMBeR in YouR MoBiLe FoR use in an eMeRgencY! 10% discount (Quote oracle)

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naiLs Beautiful nails Mobile: 07925372494 contact: Jenny www.beautifulnailsbyjenny.co.uk acrylic and gel system, French tips, hand designs… Full sets extension from £18, Refills from £13 Free colours, o.P.i. & essie products Fully insured, salon quality clean and comfortable environment Free easy parking evening service available

oddJoBs the Oddjobs company (se) ltd tel: 01732 848640 Mobile: 07930 244454 contact: Mark Warrington www.oddjobscompany.co.uk 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.

oPticians Kent eye care 786 London Road, Larkfield, Me20 near Morrisons tel: 01732 873378 www.kenteyecare.co.uk Professional, affordable eye care for all the family. nhs and private eye examinations. 20% off with colour advert. (see colour ad On Page 30)

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p PeRsonaL tRaineR Phil-fit Mobile: 07956 874044 jpcookies4@yahoo.co.uk Personal trainers, covering all of Kent. trainers are highly mobile and will come to you, whether you want to train in your home, garden, gym or local park. it's up to you. call or email for your first free consultation. change your life today.

wendy Beech Kings hill tel: 01732 875469 Piano lessons in Kings hill. ideal for complete beginners. aBRsM grades optional. cRB checked. all ages welcome.

PLuMBeRs aJs Plumbing services Mobile: 07702 408948 contact: amanda ajsplumbingservices@blueyonder.co.uk www.ajsplumbing-services.co.uk 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.

PLasteReRs gaffney Plastering & Damp Proofing tel: 01634 312034 Mobile: 07980 050167 gaffneyplastering@yahoo.co.uk specialists in all forms of: internal Plastering, external Rendering, Pebble-dashing & damp Proofing. Please don't hesitate to contact us for advice or a FRee estimate. Medway councils traiding standards accredited. 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.

Pet sitting seRvice your furry friend’s friend tel: 01732 842807 Mobile: 07709 025684 contact: Lisa Lisag_gti@hotmail.co.uk a friendly and reliable pet sitting service for your cats and other small furry animals whilst you are away from home. Leave your pets in their familiar surroundings and come home to happy and contented furry friends. a member of the national association of Registered Petsitters Police checked and fully insured

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Dl Plumbing addington tel: 01732 844746 Mobile: 07792 670141 all plumbing work undertaken. From a dripping tap to a new bathroom. including tiling and flooring.

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. (see colour ad On Page 35) K mccarthy Heating & Plumbing engineering services tel: 01732 847363 Mobile: 07851 774726 gas safe Registered engineer & qualified plumber all gas and plumbing work undertaken Free estimates no call out charge no vat


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scarbutts colour Printers Windsor Works, London Road West Malling, Kent Me19 5an tel: 01732 870066 Fax: 01732 844879 print@scarbutts.com www.scarbutts.com design work, Brochures, Magazines stationery, Leaflets, digital Printing. (see colour ad On Page 30)

Zone graphics tel: 01892 834001 info@zonegraphics.co.uk www.zonegraphics.co.uk established for 14 years, specialising in both digital & lithographic printing from stationery to full colour brochures. Full studio facilities including artwork and drum scanning, other services include large format printing, display mounting & flat bed wet proofing.

tel: 01634 243 515 Mobile: 07968 039 354 contact: Rob or dawn info@plumbnfit.co.uk www.plumbnfit.co.uk

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.

ReFLeXoLogY & ReiKi Reflexology & Reiki tel: 01732 872617 (answerphone) contact: gillian Reiki is a non-hands-on healing therapy, Reflexology is a gentle, relaxing therapy which encourages the body to heal itself through gentle pressure massage, primarily of the feet. Both therapies leave you feeling peaceful in both body & mind so may be useful in helping stress, anxiety & associated conditions as well as health issues like fertility, back & head aches etc. suitable for

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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.

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william Kent & sons Roofing tel: 01732 824059 Mobile: 07778 586865 contact: Bill all roof work undertaken: roofing repairs, renewals, flat roofs, new roofs, lead work, slate, tiles & chimneys. uvPc fascias & soffits & guttering. Lofts insulated & roof windows fitted. all exterior decorating. all work guaranteed. no job too small. Free quotation. Family run business. Reg waste carrier.

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chocolate Umbrella 42 high st, West Malling, Me19 6QR tel: 01732 522533 contact: suzanne yummy@chocolateumbrella.co.uk 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 33)

Utility warehouse Discount club 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.

scRaP MetaL cLeaRance tlc scrap metal tel: 07804 057096 contact: tom calvert Man with flat-bed truck available for free metal collection. clearance work undertaken 90% of rubbish recycled. Fully licensed to remove and transport scrap and rubbish.

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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sPoRts Massage lucy Hooper - sports massage suite 3 70 churchill square Kings hill West Malling Me19 4Yu Mobile: 07835 272783 deep tissue & sports massage. suitable for everyone. aid injury repair, improves flexibility can enhance your training programme and promote a feeling of well being.

suRveYoR Premium surveyors limited tel: 0208 8851 7156 contact: dorothy dorothy@premiumsurveyors.co.uk www.premiumsurveyors.co.uk Residential Building surveys commercial Building surveys Rics homebuyer Reports Building defects condition Reports valuations. For a FRee Quotation please call

soLicitoRs Kaslers solicitors llP tel: 01732 897971 admin@kaslers.co.uk www.kentsolicitor.co.uk contact us first for expert legal advice on your doorstep Local offices at Kings hill and snodland Meetings also available in canary Wharf, London docklands

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UsefUl lOcal PHOne nUmBeRs alZHeimeR's sOciety West Kent Branch - main centre 01732 370330 helpline 01892 722511 age cOnceRn day centre - Rotary house, norman Road, West Malling 01732 848008 age cOnceRn info./advice/insurance, 3 colonnade, West st, West Malling 01732 873977 cOUncil tonbridge & Malling Bc, gibson Building, gibson drive, Kings hill 01732 844522 DOctORs Kings hill, Leybourne and West Malling 01732 870212 chaucer Way, Larkfield 01732 841213 14 Pelican court, Wateringbury 01622 814466 snodland Medical centre 01634 240296 HOsPital Maidstone hospital, hermitage Lane, Maidstone 0845 1551000 Multiple sclerosis society - se Kent Branch 08453 970543 liBRaRy 22-24 high street, West Malling 01732 842504 Martin square, Larkfield 01732 842339 Library service (Mobile) call for fortnightly stops. 01732 352754 (Please call or check out website for mobile stop times and locations. http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/libraries/services_for_everyone/mobile_libraries.aspx snodland Library 01634 243776 lOcal Halls addington village hall 01732 843180 east Malling village hall 01732 844546 east Malling institute, Mill street contact: Roger Roud 01732 840828 Kings hill community centre (KHcc) contact: hilary Wren khch@kingshillparish.gov.uk 01732 220919 Leybourne village hall 01732 873722 Mereworth village hall contact: Mandy smith 01732 845852 offham village hall contact: Phyllis Jones 01732 843946 Ryarsh church hall (anita Parkins) 01732 842232 Ryarsh village hall contact: Booking secretary derrick groom 01732 842557 trottiscliffe village hall contact: Julie Patrick 01732 822432 West Malling village hall (wmvH) contact: ann turner 01732 844824 PHaRmacies Kings hill Pharmacy, 6 Liberty square 01732 845612 Boots, 85-87 high street, West Malling 01732 843389 Paydens Ltd, 12 Martin square, Larkfield 01732 843203 POlice Malling neighbourhood Policing team malling.neighbourhood@kent.pnn.police.uk 01732 529910 tonbridge neighbourhood Policing team tonbridge.neighbourhood.kent.pnn.police.uk 01732 379232 Maidstone Police control centre 01622 690690 RsPca RsPca Leybourne animal centre, 199 castle Way, Leybourne, Kent Me19 5hW 0300 1234999 samaRitans - 48 grecian street, Maidstone, Me14 2ts 01622 674444 scHOOls Brookfield infants school, swallow Road, Larkfield 01732 840955 Brookfield Junior school, swallow Road, Larkfield 01732 843667 the discovery school, discovery drive, Kings hill 01732 847000 holmesdale technology college, Malling Road, snodland Me6 5hs office@holmesdale.kent.sch.uk 01634 240416 Leybourne st Peter & Paul Primary school, Rectory Lane north, Leybourne 01732 842008 Kings hill Pre school, 70 gibson drive, Kings hill 01732 840180 Kings hill school, crispin Way, Kings hill, West Malling 01732 842739 Mereworth county Primary school, 39 the street, Mereworth 01622 812569 Mereworth Pre-school, Mereworth village hall, Butchers Lane, Mereworth 01732 870456 More Park Rc Primary school, Lucks hill, West Malling 01732 843047 offham Primary school, church Road, offham 01732 842355 Ryarsh Primary school, Birling Road, Ryarsh 01732 870600 st James the great Primary school, chapman Way, east Malling 01732 841912 the Malling school, Beech Road, east Malling 01732 840995 trottiscliffe c of e Primary school, school Lane, trottiscliffe 01732 822803 West Malling c of e Primary school, norman Road, West Malling 01732 842061 tRains national Rail enquiries 08457 48 49 50


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8am holy communion at st Mary’s church, West Malling 9.30am Kings hill church of england holy communion/eucharist at Khch, gibson drive. sunday school: 2nd and 4th sunday of the month. 10am–12noon, Zen Meditation group, Maidstone, off Queen’s Road, call Barbara 01622 670587. 10.30am Kings hill christian Fellowship at Khch 10.30am Larkfield community church in Lunsford school hall, swallow Rd, Larkfield. 11am holy communion and sunday school at st Mary’s church, West Malling 10:45am and 6:30pm West Malling Baptist church, swan street, West Malling 4.30pm girls Brigade service at Khch (term time only) West Malling Farmers' Market, high street - 01732 876077 7.45pm M/stone Referees meet @ cobdown sports & social club. chris 01622 718545 7.30pm east Malling Wi at east Malling institute hall. guests £3/M’ship £35. Kim 01732 522629 12.00 - 14.30 Parents Babies and toddlers West Malling Baptist church swan street 12.45 Beginners & easy Line dancing class for over 50’s at Larkfield vh tel 01732 870715 1.30pm Music Mayhem song & dance for 0-5yrs at snodland com. centre call 07531839159 2pm advanced Line dancing class for over 50’s at Larkfield vh tel 01732 870715 2-4pm over 60’s seated exercise class. st georges court, Wrotham £3 Jean 07740 449043 6-7pm Weight Watchers, WMvh, norman Rd, WM contact Brandon on 07702 798802 for info. 7 for 7.15pm start. Kings hill Rotary club meet at spitfire Pub, Kings hill. all welcome. 7.30pm Ballroom dancing at Kings hill Primary school 9.00am, 10.30am, 5.15pm & 6.30pm. Weight Watchers, church Farm hall, new hythe Lane 10am holy communion at Barn chapel, Pilsdon, Water Lane, West Malling 10-11am new York city Ballet Workout, Ryarsh village hall. 01732 842257 6.30-8.30pm Kh Youth club (ages 11-16years) – More info from sophie 01622 812764 7pm ZuMBa fitness class at Wateringbury village hall. all welcome call tanya 07531839159 7.45-10pm Malling Photographic society meet at WM village hall. 9am-12 noon. coffee Morning at West Malling Baptist church swan street. 10.30am. Zumba. classes at Platt Memorial hall. all welcome. contact heather: 07881 826226 12 noon holy communion at Barn chapel, Pilsdon, Water Lane, West Malling 1.30-3.30pm Little Larks toddlers’ club at Larkfield Methodist church hall, new hythe Lane 6.15-7.15pm Weight Watchers Khch, gibson drive, Kings hill. contact Judith 01622 683382 8pm Zumba. holmesdale technology college. all welcome. contact heather: 07881 826226. 10am Music Mayhem song & dance for 0-5yr olds at east Malling institute hall call 07815775504 10.15am and 11.15am Jo Jingles at Khch for over/under 2’s call Jo 01634 310676 11.30am-1.30pm age concern West Peckham Poppin club at WPvh. Light lunch. 01732 873977 7.30-8.30pm circuits & Fitness class at Ryarsh vh for all ages & abilities. nick on 07885 568263 7.30pm slimming World Leybourne vh, Little Market Row. contact Beverley 07809 591334 7.45pm co-dependants anonymous (coda) at the ditton church centre Ruth- 07850 211633 7.15pm Yoga dance Fusion, Malling school, east Malling, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 8.15pm Beginners Pilates, Malling school, east Malling, Rose-Marie 01622 715576 6pm Zumba. all welcome come and try @ Leybourne village hall call Kate 07843277519 7.30pm Performing arts, chip Productions, WMvh. newcomers welcome. Julian 07716 228682. 8-10pm the heath Players at east Malling institute, Mill street. contact Peter on 01622 717491. 8.30pm Badminton classes at snodland vh. all standards. contact grahame on 01622 735463 7.30am Bootcamp at east Malling Park. 1 hour sessions. can Matt Lyons 07875 978265 12.45-1.30pm dinky disco dancing ages 3-5 years with Per4mers academy 1.30-2.30pm competitive Freestyle disco technique ages 6-16 with Per4mers academy 2-4pm Kiddliwinks Pre-school new building open day, behind nettlestead vh, 01622 869916 6am and 7.30pm Bootcamp at east Malling Park, 1 hour sessions. call Matt Lyons 07875 978265

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10.30am tonbridge & Malling Ramblers meet West Malling long stay PcP info. 07887 894 905 8.30pm out of Bounds comedy at Black horse @ hoodens, Borough green. tkts £3. 10-12.30 teston & Wateringbury nursery group easter Fun day at teston vh. 07805 796353. 1-4pm Photographic & text exhibition on 1841 at the clout institute, high street, WM 11-4pm twitch heritage centre exhibition at douces Manor, st Leonard’s street, WM 7.30pm east Malling singers present handel’s Messiah at church of st James 01622 750943 8pm Malling society talk at the clout institute, high street, catherine Bliss speaking on dutch art. 8pm the heath Players present the Blunt end at east Malling institute, Mill st. 01622 717491 9,30am-1.30pm WM Farmers Market featuring the Beatles revival weekend. 7 for 7.30pm start. the svcs choir and guests perform at all saints’ church, ulcombe, Me17 8.30pm out of Bounds comedy at the Wheatsheaf, West Malling. tkts £10. 07976 637804 10-2pm Plant sale at nettlestead vh. Plants and produce. Free adm call Jean 07626 10467 10.45am tonbridge & Malling Ramblers meet snodland station. info from 01732 851310. 10-4pm annual Plant sale at the church of st John the Baptist, tonbridge Road, Wateringbury 7.30pm Pianist Junko Kobayashi performs at st Mary the virgin, West Malling. £10 on the door

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