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Oracle the local

Month 75: April 2011

Distribution 11,000 homes & businesses

Your monthlY guide to local services in and around

paddock wood, tonbridge, hadlow east peckham, FiVe oak green & matField

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Dear Readers As the sun begins to shine we are looking forward to a busy month, beginning with Mothers’ Day then Easter Weekend followed by the Royal Wedding!

and Demelza House both of whom really need as much funding as possible. As Jane’s children benefit from respite at Demelza, it is very close to our hearts!

We have tried to include all the events we have been sent but we are sure there are many more so please do support them where possible.

We also have the Spadework Open weekend, another charity organisation which undertakes tuition in a number of subject areas for Adults with Learning Disabilities from the local area.

We are featuring Music on the Hill weekend this month to encourage you to buy your tickets! All the profits will go to The Children’s Development Trust

In addition to this, you will find plenty of activities to raise money with both the Tonbridge Lions and Hospice on the


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Weald. What an active year! Our front cover has again been sent in by Robert Lucas of West Malling. Please feel free to send in your photos of local scenes this Spring and Summer. Have a great month. Anna & Jane

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.

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...

are you a local charity group? do you know a local person that deser ves some recognition for services to our local community? We want to hear from you...

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What can the local oracle do for you? We cover three areas with over 10,000 distribution in each giving a total of 36,000 homes covered by the local oracle kings hill & west malling, addington, birling, east malling, halling, holborough, larkfield, leybourne, mereworth, offham, ryarsh, snodland, trottiscliffe & wateringbury paddock wood, tonbridge, hadlow, Five oak green, east peckham and matfield and now aylesford, barming, allington and ditton. We have many options for you to use for your business: standard advert only in the a-Z section 1/4 page colour advert (including a standard advert) 1/2 page colour advert (including a standard advert) Full page colour advert (including a standard advert) each edition of the local oracle is updated each month and put onto our website which also helps to promote your business. We can print, supply and deliver 1,000 to 36,000 leaflets across all distribution areas. call now for information 01732 844246 or 01732 521494 4

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accountants aerials appliance repair artist Bathrooms Beauty Beauty - mobile blinds* Building services carpentry* charity events* chiropractor cleaning - carpet & Upholstery* computer support conservatories curtain maker decorators double glazing driveways electricians extra income Fencing Foot health Fruit & Veg* garage doors

garden design garden landscaping garden maintenance gas & electric savings gas & heating specialists granite Worktops hairdressing handyman homecare house clearance loft ladders osteopath oven cleaners Paving Plasterer Plumbers Public house/restaurant roofing rubbish clearance soul music magazine tree surgeon Web design Wedding car hire Windows Windscreens UseFUl nUmbers eVents coloUr ads * indicates new advertiser

cut off date for may 2011 is 25 april 2011 could you advertise in other areas too? we have other issues covering the following areas: kings hill west malling larkField leYboUrne & sUrroUnding areas and our new issue in barming ditton allington aYlesFord 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 Oracle takes no responsibility for any issues arising from the use of suppliers who have advertised.


a-b accountants auker hutton chartered accountants the stables, little coldharbour Farm tong lane, lamberhurst tunbridge Wells, Kent tn3 8ad tel: 01892 891902 Fax: 01892 891903 contact: neil thomas Fca Personal and company accounts and taxation, business start up, company incorporation, tax planning, bookkeeping, payroll and vat. J & h accounting services ltd 31 clover Way, Paddock Wood Kent tn12 6BQ. tel: 01892 838916 Fax: 01892 834366 contact: Jason dennis Fcca, maat, att. Year end accounts, management accounts, business start ups, vat, personal and company tax returns. Fixed Fee.

taxassist accountants tel: 0845 5212241 mobile: 07808 896292 contact: gary 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 23)





1st For aerials tel: 01732 361174 mobile: 07515 775 662 new digital aerials multi point systems Full tv installs old aerials dismantled Fully insured all work guaranteed special senior citizen rates Free quotes given all work carried out to a high standard at low prices. southern satellite & aerial tel: 01892 833007 installed by your local experts. Free call out and quotation. senior citizen discount. minimum of 12 month warranty. Freeview, Freesat & sky installed. (see colour ad on page 18) the aerial man tel: 01892 834334 01622 871614 mobile: 07910 288086 satellite tv in all rooms. new digital aerials. Free to view channels. no subscription fees. itv2, c5 etc. insurance (storm damage jobs undertaken) special rates for senior citizens. no call out charge. all work and equipment guaranteed. (see colour ad on page 18)

aPPliance rePair s&r servicing tel: 0845 4964401 (tonbridge) mobile: 07802 806179 contact: rob repairs, spares & servicing of washing machines & dryers, dyson cleaners & microwaves. steam generator iron/press repairs. domena - tefal - rowenta Free estimates/no call out charge. *see website for more info* don’t forget to mention the local oracle

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 20)

Bathrooms kent bathrooms - KB Waste tel: 01634 855565 mobile: 07850 705099 Fax: 01634 852525 design - supply complete installations Wet room installations Bathrooms, ensuites, cloakrooms, shower rooms, Baths, showers, Fitted Furniture, towel rails, radiators, Whirlpool Baths. all plumbing work undertaken. (see colour ad on page 21)

BeautY heavenly elements beauty Putlands leisure centre Paddock Wood tel: 01892 835505 Free easy parking. specialising in guinot skin care treatments, new massage treatments introduced. call for more information on treatments available and special offers. (see colour ad on page 20)

BeautY - moBile catherine Fry make-up artist hadlow road, tonbridge, Kent mobile: 07759 925085 contact: catherine Fry Bridal make-up special occasion make-up collagen face mask for more radiant finish. make-up lessons.

b 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 21) sg blinds mobile: 07873 333054 contact: steve ... add a touch of style to your windows... end of season sale on vertical and roller blinds We will not be beaten on price call noW For Free Quote

Building services artbuild ltd tel/Fax: 01622 817225 mobile: 07981 340893 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 19) dr construction tel: 01732 365944 mobile: 07768 213534 contact: duncan rapley all building and landscaping works including: Kitchens, bathrooms, extensions, refurbishments, drives, patios, fencing and much more. all scope of work undertaken. Free estimates Please call with your enquiries. (see colour ad on page 20)

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Qr construction

tel: 07957 266112

tel: 01892 730265 mobile: 07914 800599 For your home improvements, maintenance, extensions, renovations for both residential and commercial properties call Qr construction for a free, no obligation quote. a family run business. (see colour ad on page 22)

We have everything you need for the inside and the outside of your home. general builders, plumbers, electricians, kitchen and bathroom fitters, gardeners and landscapers. From changing a bulb to refurbishing your entire home, we have it covered. call or e-mail to organise a free quotation. (see colour ad on page 20) local solution

spicelin property services

tel: 01732 301019 mobile: 07900 647753 contact: luke Jeffrey

tel: 01732 352828 mobile: 07712 853583 contact: Kevin lines

- 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.

interior/exterior decorating, tiling/ laminate floor installation, general maintenance, patios/fencing, annual gutter and/or uPvc cleaning. annual hedge trimming. insured. Free estimates. Bni member.

pring & Frier loft conversions, bathrooms & general refurbishment tel/Fax: 01732 508814 mobile: 07917 364461 contact: chris Frier Federation of master builders & masterbond registered builder. specialising in: Bathroom refurbishment. loft conversions. general refurbishment. Phone for a complete service. (see colour ad on page 22)

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r blackman general maintenance tel: 01892 838668 mobile: 07887 948430 contact: richard Blackman roofing, guttering, Pvc fascias & soffits. interior and exterior painting. Patios & driveways, landscaping and conservatories. don’t forget to mention the local oracle

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.

c carPentrY norris carpentry tel: 01732 352363 mobile: 07795 677791 contact: stuart no job too big or small. loft conversions, doors, windows, kitchens, flooring, decking etc. Fully qualified and insured. Free estimates and a clean reliable service. 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.

charitY events hospice in the weald tel: 01892 820527 contact: Philippa tonbridge lions triathlon (see colour ads on page 18)

music on the hill charity event in Kings hill tel: 0844 873 7339 24-26th June 2011 Katherine Jenkins mcFly stacey solomon and many more (see colour ad on page 16)



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spadework teston road, offham West malling, Kent me19 5na tel: 01732 870002 annual open Weekend Friday 6th may sunday 8th may 10am-4pm (see colour ad on page 23)

chiroPractor chiropractic clinic 64 commercial road Paddock Wood tel: 01892 834422 dr mandy lock (doctor of chiropractic) dr Kris Krumins (doctor of chiropractic) state registered chiropractors Bca/ gcc X-ray on site.

cleaning - carPets castle cleaning tel: 01732 400148 mobile: 07920 840972 contact: dean Baker 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

deluxe carpet cleaning tel: 01732 887091 mobile: 07932 044050 Quick drying. stain and mark removal. dust mite treatment. stain protection. Fully qualified and safe. (see colour ad on page 19) don’t forget to mention the local oracle

apc manpower computer services tel: 01732 824511 mob: 07867771078 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 champ computer services tel: 01732 843659 mobile: 07887 566948 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 19)

J h Flint consultancy mobile: 07904 047558 contact: Julian Flint - complete Pc installation service - upgrades, servicing & repairs, - Wired & Wireless networking - virus/spyware/trojan removal - data transfer & rescue - home tuition - independent advice

managed ict tel: 01732 808078 mobile: 07877 741202 contact: steve tickner managed ict is based in tonbridge and provides computer support to homes and businesses. Pc and laptop upgrades. Broadband and wireless. anti virus and anti spam. email help. data recovery and back up.



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sYsk computer services tel: 01732 773805 mobile: 07881 836567 small Business server specialist. Whatever your it requirements, we can help. microsoft certified, fully insured. server and Pc maintenance. antivirus solutions, networking and remote access. iPhone and Blackberry integration.

conservatories howard caine conservatories tel/Fax: 01732 321050 mobile: 07798 867393 or 07796 945775 20 years experience - overhauls - Windows - refurbishments - Porches - minor repairs - doors 10yr guarantee - insurance backed Fully registered with Fensa customer references available. (see colour ad on page 17)

curtain maKer lJ curtains

g J services mobile: 07764 684495 contact: guy Williams Painting decorating general maintenance Wall papering tiling Free estimates

mark howland tonbridge tel: 01732 359550 mobile: 07818 404225 general Property maintenance. interior and exterior painting, decorating and repairs. Patios and general hard landscaping. From a leaking tap and tiling to full kitchen and bathroom installation. Free estimates.

rathbone decorating services

tel: 01622 719079

tel: 01622 721491 mobile: 07753 487796

made to measure curtains, all soft furnishings & accessories, valences, pelmets, swags & tails. all blinds venetian, roman, roller and vertical.

Painting and decorating. interior and exterior. Wallpapering and coving. Free estimates. Friendly personal services. special rates for pensioners.

Free design & measuring service.

decorators andrew baxter Paddock Wood tel: 01892 459818 contact: andrew Baxter Professional and reliable service at reasonable prices. interior and exterior work undertaken. call now for a free estimate.

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) don’t forget to mention the local oracle

d-e douBle glaZing 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)

driveWaYs lee & son surfacing tel: 01732 529430 mobile: 07979 464231 driveway resurfacing and construction, drop kerbs and patios. tree surgery also undertaken. Please call for an estimate.

e-l electricians 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.

e-F electricians pgs electrical tel: 0800 098 8829 mobile: 07828 977562 inspecting & testing, new installations Fault finding and rewires extra sockets/lighting exterior lighting Fully qualified, clean and tidy, all installations inspected, tested and certified to 17th edition wiring regulations. Free quotations. (see colour ad on page 22) rJg electrical tel: 01732 850706 mobile: 07968 547699 contact: rob email: "no shocking Prices" 22 Years experience. all work undertaken. Fully insured. no job too big or too small. call rob for free and friendly advice.

eXtra income paddock wood/tonbridge student services Paddock Wood/Kings hill tel: 01797 227775 tonbridge/hildenborough tel: 01732 359258 earn up to ÂŁ165 per week hosting French students. monday to Friday; out all day; Paddock Wood/tonbridge/hildenborough & Kings hill pick up points



Foot health

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melanie welbon mcFhP maFhP

purple arbour – garden design tel: 01732 355205 mobile: 07801 596726 contact: vanessa Foster-crouch

Professional Foot care in your own home

tel: 01732 852005 mobile: 07500 696567 * nail cutting/reduction * corn/hard skin removal * Fungal conditions/ingrowing toenails * diabetic foot care. Please call to discuss your needs. healthy feet, happy You!

Fruit & vegetaBles J&g Fruiterers high street, hadlow, Kent tel: 01732 852006 mobile: 07772 837430 Fresh fruit and veg delivered to your door. (see colour ad on page 21)

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


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parkers Fencing & gate automation tel: 01732 874487 Fax: 01732 522359 mobile: 07787 157618 contact: darren Parker all types of fencing - wooden and metal supplied and erected. electric gates, railings, barriers, on site welding; landscaping, block paving, patios, decking, pergolas. Family run business. Free quotes. over 19 yrs experience.

elaine tunbridge garden design & maintenance east Peckham tel: 07778 580629 gardens, borders, planters designed. Part or full gardens. ideas? holiday cover? unsure? Budget or Pay as You go fees negotiated. any garden maintenance considered. Qualified and experienced. Free consultation. Portfolio & references. don’t forget to mention the local oracle

complete design & landscaping service -designs and planting schemes -Ponds and water features -decking and Paving -tree surgery and clearance -trained horticulturalists Free consultations

garden landscaPing checkley landscapes tel: 01732 351044 mobile: 07980 821795 contact: eddie checkley 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.

garden maintenance garden maintenance Freephone: 0800 511 8081 contact: mark all garden work undertaken. lawns, hedges, borders, decking, fencing and patios. Free estimates. regular maintenance or just a tidy. no job too big or small. references available. city & guilds qualified. over 25 years experience.

gas & electric savings Utility warehouse discount club authorised distributor networking marketing business tel: 01732 521494 contact: Jane marshall uW membership gives you access to the best value utility service in the uK & a host of money-saving member benefits.

g gas & heating sPecialists apollo plumbing tel: 01892 833405 mobile: 07886 306556 gas safe registered. all gas and plumbing work undertaken. Boiler replacement and servicing, cylinder and pump exchanges, heating system power flushing. Kitchen and bathroom full installation. emergency call out. Free estimates. all areas covered. samsian ltd tel: 01732 821951 contact: dan gas appliance, heating service & repair. cookers, Fires, Boilers, Warm air, hot Water, Pumps, timers, radiators etc. competitive, local & reliable (see colour ad on page 23)

warm & dry tel: 0845 6443678 mobile: 07918 743757 contact: scott reynolds We are local specialists providing all plumbing services. respectful, tidy engineers. gas safe registered and fully insured. Free quotations.

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 and insured.



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henderstone West malling tel/fax: 01622 747040 mobile: 07809 827635 contact: ryan henderson Beautiful granite work tops. Professionally installed at affordable prices. also natural wall and floor coverings. Free site survey. (see colour ad on page 21)

homeland property services tel: 01732 321295 mobile: 07922 531765 contact: Kevin general property maintenance with over 30 Years experience carpentry - interior & exterior decorating, Wood & laminate Flooring, ceramic tiling. Fitted Wardrobes, Kitchens & Bathrooms, Plastering, Bricklaying, Pointing, Patios decking, Pergolas, Fencing, Ponds. Fully insured. no call out fee. Free no obligation quotes.

hairdressing bladerunners hairdressing 43 hastings road Pembury Kent tn24PB tel: 01892 824420 all staff vidal sassoon trained Wella master colour award see our website for special offers

michael cooper tel: 01732 899618 mobile: 07777 696790 contact: mike Flat pack assembly any odd jobs and building work. 40 years experience.

(See Colour Ad On Page 19)

hairdressing - moBile ladies mobile hairdresser mobile: 07921 216027 contact: emma Qualified to level 3 nvQ with 15 years experience. specialising in cutting/colour. all services are carried out in the comfort of your own home.

handYman darrel piper tonbridge tel: 01732 357930 mobile: 07902 897468 Friendly and reliable handyman. For all household repairs, plumbing and all aspects of interior and exterior property maintenance. don’t forget to mention the local oracle

homecare terra blu homecare tel: 01892 529429 Fax: 01892 511012 mobile: 07872 119419 contact: emma Foard Quality homecare that enables you to enjoy life to the full. From domestic support to days out by the seaside. approved provider to Kcc. rated excellent by cQc. (see colour ad on page 23)

house clearance tis best house clearances tel: 01634 242712 (evenings) mobile: 07757 016275 contact: terry a Professional & Friendly service tailored to your needs. Full & Partial house clearances undertaken. including sheds, garages & gardens. reliability & discretion guaranteed Free estimates – competitive Prices Fully insured e.a. registered Waste carrier




loFt ladders

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loft ladders tel: 01732 840744 (evening) mobile: 07751 256725 (day) 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.

o-r osteoPath carol michie d.o. 3 clavadel road, Paddock Wood Kent tn12 6eW tel: 01892 836089 gosc/Boa registered osteopath with 25 years of experience. 8.30am, daytime and weekend appointments available. Free local parking.

oven hero

dps plastering tonbridge

tel: 01622 753300

tel: 01732 369850 mobile: 07852 315007 contact: clive doughty

local independent company. We clean ovens, grills, hobs, agas, ranges, extractors and microwaves. amazing results. We use non-toxic products. Prices from £35. let us do the hard work for you! oven wizards tel: 0800 849 7419 mobile: 07751 833305 Your oven, hob and extractor will sparkle like new! our non-toxic process uses in-van cleaning tanks, no caustics in your home, makes no smell or mess, leaves your oven gleaming and ready to use straightaway. Prices from £39. established in 2006, used and trusted by 1000's of local clients. take a look at our website to see reviews from local customers.

Paving r g stevens paving tel: 01732 841398 mobile: 07837 097594 contact: rob all types of paving undertaken. Plant hire. call for a free quotation.

For all your plastering needs. - re-skims - new ceilings - repair work etc. We provide a prompt, reliable, local service and are fully insured.

PlumBers king & country plumbing services tel: 01732 442950 mobile: 07507 977156 24hr emergency call out. oil Boiler servicing & installations Full bathroom & shower installations. drains & blockages cleared. Pumps & valves. radiators & pipes emersion heaters, leaking taps & burst pipes. Free estimates & honest advice. specialists in bathroom fitting.

PuBlic house/restaurant the rose & crown pub restaurant/bed & breakfast 87 carpenters lane, hadlow Kent, tn11 oer tel: 01732 850242 mobile: 07882 642833 open fire place. live music once a month. Quiz night last sunday of the month. Food all day everyday. open 12 midday rooms: twin £50 and single £40. outside catering from £3 per head Premier championship & european Football sunday roast £7.95 Please book in advance Xmas menu now available. £16.95 4 courses

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tree surgeon


aquaguard roofing unit 3, drayton road, tonbridge tel: 01732 370424 specialists in roofing works. upvc fascias, gutters, tiling/slate works chimney flashing / repointing high performance elastomeric felts & dryseal Fibreglass systems up to 20yrs guarantee corc registered

acacia tree and garden care tel: 01732 845104 mobile: 07812 344740 (24 hrs) contact: chris coombs nPtc Qualified tree surgeons. Fully insured. Free written quotations. all tree work undertaken-big or small. gardening, mowing, fencing, hedges and garden clear ups. all landscaping undertaken. local resident - on call 24 hours

howard caine conservatories tel/Fax: 01732 321050 mobile: 07798 867393 or 07796 945775 20 years experience - overhauls - Windows - refurbishments - Porches 10yr guarantee - insurance backed Fully registered with Fensa customer references available. (see colour ad on page 17)

ruBBish clearance

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delay & son tel: 01892 514439 mobile: 07525 418183 contact: Bobby delay cheaper than a skip. house clearance. Plus we load. Free quotes. 7 days a week. contracts accepted.

webexpand tel: 01732 842454 new office is West malling. Free google survey. e-commerce/online shops. Personal service.

Wedding car hire

s-w soul music the soul survivor magazine tel: 01732 844246 the info. provider for the soul survivor. interviews with top soul artists including: smokey robinson, mica Paris, cameo, Brand new heavies, incognito and many more. check out the website to see our online magazine. (see colour ad on page 22)

keith bunyon tel: 01732 357376 mobile: 07885 644373 consultant with 27 years experience. Windows, doors, conservatories & Porches. roofline - Fascias, cladding, bargeboards and gutters. specialist repairs & refurbishments. ggF and Fensa registered. all guarantees underwritten. deposits Fully Protected. Free Quotations & Professional advice.

austin ascot 1935 vintage car to convey you on your special day. chauffeur resplendent in suit & hat. call for personal, friendly service.

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 ad on back page )



Vintage car hire tel: John 01892 835344 (evening) 07946 553334 mick 01892 549929 07791 204756

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) don’t forget to mention the local oracle

auto emergency windscreens tel: 01580 766666 mobile: 07860 410647 need a windscreen? cheap as chips, mobile windscreen replacements for cars and vans. no call out. no vat. covering Kent, east sussex & south east london.

UseFUl local phone nUmbers age concern 5 Bradford street, tonbridge chUrches new life church, hugh christie technology college, White cottage road, tonbridge st andrews church, maidstone road, Paddock Wood st Peter and st Paul, tonbridge Paddock Wood Baptist church st Justus and st anselm roman catholic church tonbridge methodist church, higham lane citiZens adVice bUreaUX Wesley centre, commercial road, Paddock Wood 3-4 river Walk, tonbridge coUncil tonbridge & malling Borough council doctors church house surgery, church lane, tonbridge dr Jutting & Ptns, 9 higham lane, tonbridge dunorlan medical group, 64 Pembury road, tonbridge east Peckham surgery, the Pound, east Peckham medical centre, hadlow old school, school lane, hadlow trenchwood medical centre, 264 shipbourne rd, tonbridge Warders medical centre, 47 east street, tonbridge Woodlands health centre, allington road, Paddock Wood hospitals Kent & sussex (a&e) maidstone (a&e) Pembury local halls 6 in 1 club, tonbridge delarue hall, delarue close, tonbridge Five oak green united church hall, Badsell road – sandra Forsyth hall, Bradford street, tonbridge (Part of age concern) goldsmid hall, tudely lane, tonbridge hadlow village hall, hadlow - matfield village hall - Bev holmans Paddock Wood Function hall, maidstone road - ian st andrews church, maidstone rd, Paddock Wood – elizabeth st Philips, salisbury road, tonbridge – Keith Bourne tonbridge methodist church, higham lane pharmacies Boots, 9-13 high street, tonbridge clarke & coleman, 140 high street, tonbridge Field Pharmacy, 11 old road, east Peckham g currie, 4 York Parade, shipbourne road, tonbridge gosrani, 11 martin hardie Way, tonbridge hadlow Pharmacy, the square, hadlow Paddock Wood Pharmacy, 12 commercial road, Paddock Wood Quarry hill Pharmacy, 25 Quarry hill road, tonbridge police samaritans schools cage green Primary school, cage green rd, tonbridge capel community Primary school, Five oak green rd, east Peckham Primary school, 130 Pound road longmead school, Waveney road, tonbridge Paddock Wood Primary school, old Kent rd, Paddock Wood st margarets clitherow catholic Primary, trench rd, tonbridge st stephens Primary school, royal rise, tonbridge slade Primary school, the slade, tonbridge Woodlands infant school, higham school rd, tonbridge Woodlands Junior school, hunt road, tonbridge

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eVents page mon/Wed/Fri 10.45-11.30am Fat loss Boot camp at caple community centre, 5 oak green. 07931 978959 mondays 9-10am, 10-11am & 6-7pm Pilates classes in PW. call Felicity 01622 873432 for details. mondays 9.30-10.20am socatots at st James church hall, tW (age 3-5) call 07525 760123 or mondays 9.30-10.30am new impact, high energy Keep Fit workout at east Peckham sports hall 07981 831745 mondays 10.30-11.10am socatots at st James church hall, tW (Walking to 3) call 07525 760123 mondays 9.30-12 Bumble Bee Parent and toddler goup at hadlow old school hall. contact lorraine 01732 851156 mondays 9.45-11.15am little Pickles for mums/carers & toddlers. Winter hall, st andrew's church PW. 01892 837617 mondays 9.30-10.30am Yoga in PW. call caroline on 01622 873 380 or mondays 2nd mon in month. 1.30pm raF assoc. meet at crabb hall, christ church, hi st. tW. info. 01892 526725 mondays 6-7.15pm Body control Pilates in mereworth. contact lisa 07512 932415 mondays 1st monday 7-9.30pm good companions club for elderly at rBl, Priory rd, tonbridge. Jan 01732 355676 mondays 7.15pm/7.30pm start. tonbridge Bridge club @ Fisher hall, lyons crescent 01892 833278 or 01732 355919 mondays 2nd monday. British army association meets at drill hall st. Johns rd. tunbridge Wells 01892 537385 mondays 2nd monday 7.30pm PW royal naval assoc. at PW club, behind the masonic hall. John Baker 01892 526850 mondays 7.45pm Pilates at capel community centre. chloe 01892 838020 mondays 2nd monday PW& district lions club at the gun and spitroast in horsmonden at 8pm. call 0845 833 9564 mondays 8-9.30pm Yoga in laddingford. Please call caroline on 01622 873 380 for more details. tuesdays 9-11.00am hildenborough Farmers' market, st John's church centre, hildenborough tuesdays 9.15-10.15am Pilates at goldsmith hall, tudeley. chloe 01892 838021 tuesdays 10.30am-3.30pm christians caring disability club - contact eileen 01732 351612 tuesdays 2.15-4.15pm grapevine at st Philip's church, salisbury rd, tonbridge. drop in. contact liz on 01732 353048 tuesdays 5.15pm and 6.45pm slimming World, st andrews church, maidstone road, PW tel 01892 835877 tuesdays 7 - 8pm seniors football training at elm tree ground, contact John 01892 833960 tuesdays 7.30-9pm 17th tonbridge scout & guide Band practices at hayesbrook school, Brook st. tuesdays 7.30-8.30pm new Bump & grind high energy dance workout at east Peckham sports hall 07981 831745 tuesdays 8-9pm Kettlebell fitness class at the teen and twenty in tonbridge £5 per call tim dunn 01732 361578

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Wed’s 10.45am Body control Pilates in detling (osteoporosis class). contact lisa 07512 932415 Wed’s 10.30am-12.30pm (4th Wed) tonbridge stroke club at Weatherspoons, high street, tonbridge Wed’s 5-6pm Brazilian soccer schools children (5-7) Putlands centre 07525 760123 Wed’s 6-7pm Brazilian soccer schools children (8-11) (as above) 07525760123 Wed’s 7.30-9.30pm PW spiritual group at the day centre, commercial rd, all welcome call Paul 01892 838818 Wed’s 7.30-10pm 1st/3rd Weds. tonbridge camcorder club at Baptist church darenth ave, ton. tony 01892 863271 Wed’s 7.30 - 8.30pm ladies football training at elm tree ground, contact stef 07752 705286 Wed’s 7.45 to 9pm - dance Fitness class - P W Primary school contact gilly on 01892 836079 or 786248 1&3 Wed’s 7-9pm angel indoor Bowls club open evenings. Free entry. all ages welcome. avenue du Puy Wed’s sing & sign baby signing classes in tonbridge - call Katherine on 01342 836743 thursdays 9-11am shipbourne Farmers' market in st. giles' church, shipbourne. thursdays 10-11am over 60’s seated exercise class to music at merryfield court tonbridge £3 Jean 07740 449043 thursdays 10.30am-3.30pm christians caring disability club. contact glen 01732 368824 thursdays (2nd thur) 12.30-2 pm Friends together Bereavement group at mervin hall, st andrew's church PW. 01892 833662 thursdays 1.15-2.45pm totstime at east Peckham village hall. £2 per family. details from Karen 01622 873489 thursdays 2-4pm (3rd thurs) Kent active retirement Fellowship, tonbridge Baptist church hall, darenth ave. 01732 366262 thursdays 6-7.15pm Body control Pilates in mereworth. contact lisa 07512 932415 thursdays 6.30-7.30pm Pilates classes in PW. call Felicity 01622 873432 for details. thursdays 7.30pm 4th thursday of the month. PW Flower club at day centre, commercial rd. maureen 01892 832576 thursdays 7.30-8.30pm Burn & crunch medium energy burst & mat work at east Peckham methodist church hall thursdays 8-9.00pm Yoga in PW. contact caroline on 01622 873380 or thursdays 3rd thurs 8pm PW historic society at the day centre, commercial road, Paddock Wood. thursdays (1st thurs of month) 7.45pm PW Wi at day centre, commercial road. contact ann 01892 8385219. Fridays 9.30-10.30am Kettlebell fitness class at the teen and twenty in tonbridge. £5 per call tim dunn 01732 361578 Fridays 8.30-11am tonbridge Friday market at lamberts Yard selling local produce. details mrs Pilcher 01732 845295 Fridays 9.30-10-30am new legs, Bums & tums – abs, glutes, tone & flex at east Peckham sports hall 07981 831745 saturdays 1st sat 9am-12noon tonbridge lions clubs Paper store - newspaper only. little Peppyns Farm, higham lane saturdays 9-11am 17th tonbridge scout & guide Band practices at hayesbrook school, Brook st. saturdays 9.30-11am PWFc 5 - 16 yrs, boys & girls football training st andrews field, contact John 01892 833960 saturdays tonbridge general market – in the station car park opposite Poundstretchers and sainsburys – free parking sundays 10 -11.30 PW Panthers, disability football for all in mascalls sports hall, contact John 01892 833960 sundays 11am-3pm (1st sun of month) Free Plant doctor service at Broadview gardens, hadlow college. sundays 2-5pm short mat Bowls at hildenborough village hall. Fun & light exercise. contact michael on 01732 355509 2nd apr-3 oct 10am-5pm marle Place gardens and gallery. Brenchley,tonbridge, Kent tn12 7hs open season. sunday 10 april 11am-3pm childsfair at the Blackhurst lane sports centre, tunbridge Wells. indoor venue. £2.50. saturday 16 april 10am-2pm a celebration of local food at old school hall, hadlow Free entrance - local produce.m saturday 16-21 april 9am-evening the tonbridge dance Festival at the angel centre tonbridge adm £5/£2.50 concs. Wednesday 20 april 7.45pm, tonbridge rsPB at st Philips church, salisbury rd, ton - 'natural Born Killers' chris Ward Wednesday 27 april 2.15pm tonbridge Flower arrangement club at medway hall, the angel centre, tonbridge. £4.50 pp thursday 28 april 7.30pm for 7.45pm north tonbridge Flower arrangers at the medway hall, the angel centre. £4 don’t forget to mention the local oracle


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