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Month 112: May 2014

Distribution 12,000 homes & businesses

YOUR MONTHLY GUIDE TO LOCAL SERVICES IN AND AROUND

Photo by Robert Lucas of West Malling

PADDOCK WOOD, TONBRIDGE, HADLOW EAST PECKHAM, FIVE OAK GREEN, MATFIELD AND SOUTHBOROUGH


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Dear Readers

Another two Bank Holidays in May and more time to find entertainment for the kids or get those long awaited jobs completed. It’s warmer and we have advertisers in this edition that can help with everything so there really are no excuses! If you have got all the jobs done then we have some great new advertisers to help with your mind, health, body and filling your tummy too! You will find lots of events listed in both your printed copy and our online calendar. The latest edition can be found online each month www.thelocaloracle.co.uk. Have a great month!

Anna & Jane

FREEPOST RLTA-RHGB-LXSZ PO BOX 314, WEST MALLING, ME19 6WN

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CUT OFF DATES FOR ADVERTISING IN THE JUNE EDITIONS ARE:

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

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Howard Caine The Conservatory People Conservatories - Windows - Doors

Conservatory too Hot in the Summer? or too Cold in the Winter? Here at Howard Caine Conservatories, we are able to offer an all year round solution. Why not replace your existing roof glass or polycarbonate with the latest climate control heat-guard materials.

Go green and make your existing windows more energy efficient with less heat loss and lower heating bills. We also specialize in the following *New Conservatories *Refurbishment *Window/Doors *Overhauls *Soffits/Facia *Misted / broken units *Guttering *Handles/Hinges *Fensa Registered *Fully insured

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Kent Carpet Cleaning Company Ltd Professional Carpet Cleaning

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

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

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

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

Telephone: 01732 872 199 M: Jordan - 0773 888 6900 or Megan - 07874 005 135 E: info@kingshillkentcarpetclean.co.uk www.kingshillkentcarpetclean.co.uk

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We cover three areas with over 12,000 distribution in each giving a total of 40,000 homes and businesses covered by the local Oracle Kings Hill, West Malling, Addington, Birling, East Malling, Halling, Holborough, Larkfield, Leybourne, Mereworth, Offham, Ryarsh, Snodland, Trottiscliffe and Wateringbury

Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Hadlow, Five Oak Green, East Peckham, Matfield and Southborough Aylesford, Barming, Allington, Ditton and parts of Maidstone We have many options for you to use for your business: Standard Category Advert in the A-Z section, Colour Category, 1/4, 1/2 and Full Page Adverts Each edition is updated and put onto our website. We can print, supply and deliver 1,000 to 40,000 leaflets.

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

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Distributors Wanted Run your own business without the usual risks‌ and help people save money! • choose your own hours • full training and support • up-front bonuses

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RETIRED AND SINGLE?

THE EPICUREANS

A non-profit making social group for single professionals over 50 years old in Kent and East Sussex (has been running for 17 years).

A monthly printed programme listing weekly events (weekend and midweek).

Visits to theatres, cinemas, galleries, concerts etc. Walks, lunches, play reading and holidays. Wine tasting, B.B.Q's and other events in member's homes.

To enjoy the company of like-minded people please phone for more information.

Pat 01622813622 Terry 01892890648 Maggie 01622813319

Mon–Thurs 9-5pm Fri 9-4.30pm Sat 9-3pm

Fedurco Solutions Ltd FOR ALL YOUR DRAINAGE NEEDS

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FAST AND RELIABLE SERVICE

EMERGENCY 24 HOURS l All blockages l Domestic & Commercial l Descaling l CCTV Survey l Lining repairs l No-dig Technology l All plumbing work

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Start-up Advice Fixed Fees agreed in advance Flexible Payments Companies / Partnerships Self Employed / CIS Landlords / Corp. Tax Income Tax / PAYE / VAT Flexible Meetings Call Gary or Tina Richards for a friendly, free initial discussion without obligation on

0845 521 2241 New offices in P addock Wood Don’t forget to mention the local Oracle

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INDEX CONTACT DETAILS

Garden Landscaping

COLOUR ADVERTS

Garden Maintenance

Accountants

Gas & Heating Specialists

Aerials

Handyman

Architectural Design

Homecare

Artist Bathroom Installations Blinds Building Services Business Opportunity Carpentry Carpet Cleaning Car Registration Noâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

Ironing Services Kitchens Makeovers Kitchen & Bathrooms Leaflet Distribution Lighting Loft Ladders Oven Cleaners*

Car Servicing

Plumbers

Chiropody & Podiatry

Printers

Chocolate Parties

Roofing

Computer Support

Social Group*

Conservatories

Soul Music Magazine

Decorators

Sweet Shop

Double Glazing

Tree Surgeon

Double Glazing Repairs

Website Design

Drainage & Plumbing

Weight Loss

Electricians

Windows

Fencing

USEFUL NUMBERS

Garage Doors

EVENTS

Garden Design

* Indicates new advertiser

Cut off date for June 2014 is 25th May 2014 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 other issue in: BARMING DITTON ALLINGTON AYLESFORD Jane - 01732 521494 Anna - 01732 844246 THE LOCAL ORACLE PO BOX 314 WEST MALLING ME19 6WN info@thelocaloracle.co.uk www.thelocaloracle.co.uk

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


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a-c ACCOUNTANTS 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 neil@aukerhutton.co.uk 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. jadacca@hotmail.com Year end accounts, management accounts, business start ups, VAT, personal and company tax returns. Fixed Fee. TaxAssist Accountants Tel: 0845 5212241 or 01732 221960 Contact: Gary or Tina Richards garyrichards@taxassist.co.uk www.taxassist.co.uk/paddock wood Full range of services for small businesses. Fixed fees. Friendly local service with meetings at your home or premises. Paddock Wood office now open. (See Colour Ad On Page 13)

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The Aerial Man Tel: 01892 834334 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 11)

Penumbra Blinds & Solar Control Ltd Unit 2 Albans Farm Romford Road Pembury Kent TN2 4BB Tel: 01892 825522 Fax: 01892 823522 Mobile: 07767 326211 Contact: Stuart Munday stuart@penumbrablinds.com www.penumbrablinds.com We manufacture, supply and install all types of internal and external blinds and awnings along with solar control and security window films. (See Colour Ad On Page 13)

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN Selby Design Riverside House, River Lawn Road, Tonbridge, Kent Tel: 01732 647648 info@selbydesign.co.uk www.selbydesign.co.uk Planning and building regulation drawings. Architechural quality without architectural prices. (See Colour Ad On Page 9)

BUILDING SERVICES Entire Home Tel: 07957 266112 info@entirehome.co.uk 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 12)

ARTIST Christopher Marshall Luddesdowne Nr Meopham Tel/Fax: 01474 813434 Contact: Christopher Marshall info@christopher-marshall.co.uk www.christopher-marshall.co.uk

Pencil portraits from photographs and classic motorcycle prints.

BATHROOM INSTALLATIONS Nightingale Bathrooms Tel: 01732 652052 www.nightingalebathrooms.co.uk Easy access showers, baths and wet rooms. Raised height toilets. Slip resistant safety flooring. Discounts for SSAFA, British Legion, Ex service personnel & Over 60s. (See Colour Ad On Page 13) Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget to mention the local Oracle

QR Construction Mobile: 07914 800599 sales@qrconstruction.co.uk www.qrconstruction.co.uk 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 13)

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.


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Tel: 01732 352828 Mobile: 07712 853583 Contact: Kevin Lines

Chatfield Carpentry Tel: 01732 871449 Mobile: 07985 273773 Contact: Steve Wheeler mail@chatfieldcarpentry.co.uk www.chatfieldcarpentry.co.uk

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.

Kitchens/wardrobes designed & fitted Internal/External doors supplied and fitted. Skirting/Architraves/Solid wood & Laminate floors. Quality workmanship at competitive prices. Over 17 years experience. City and Guilds qualified.

Spicelin Property Services

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Utility Warehouse Discount Club Authorised Distributor Networking Marketing Business Tel: 01732 521494 Mobile: 07912 878830 Contact: Jane Marshall 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. (See Colour Ad On Page 11)

TO ADVERTISE HERE CALL 01732 844246 01732 521494 CARPENTRY

C CARPET CLEANING Kent Carpet Cleaning Company Ltd Tel: 01732 872199 Contact: Jordan on 0773 888 6900 Megan on 07874 005 135 info@kingshillkentcarpetclean.co.uk www.kingshillkentcarpetclean.co.uk Family run carpet cleaning company. Also upholstery cleaning, Stain removal, Stainguard protection & leather suite cleaning. NCCA and IICRC Certified. (See Colour Ad On Page 8)

CAR REGISTRATION NUMBERS Norris Carpentry Car Registration Numbers Tel: 01732 352363 Mobile: 07795 677791 Contact: Stuart norriscarpentry@sky.com Loft conversions, cut and pitch roofs, doors, windows, kitchens, flooring, decking etc. Fully qualified and insured. Free estimates and a clean reliable service.

Mobile: 07909 975 806 Contact: Ian Limited number of private plates for sale. C1 TYS 65 AAB S44 BVS C4 SCV Offers invited! Call for more details.

CAR SERVICING 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.

CARPET CLEANING

Auto 22 Tel: 01892 837296 auto22.co.uk Free health check for peace of mind driving this winter. MOT from £39.99 Oil Filter & change from £39.95 Interim Service from £99 (See Colour Ad On Page 8)

CHIROPODY & PODIATRY

Carpentry Service & Property Maintenance

Envirocare Carpet Solutions Ltd

Robert Hodges FHP (Home Visits)

Tel: 07760 387224

Mobile: 07973 401002 envirocareltd@yahoo.com

Tel: 01732 886260 Mobile: 07975 631824 robertkhodges@yahoo.co.uk

Over 30 years’ experience All carpentry, doors, decks, stairs, bathrooms, tiling, plastering, decorating, patios, brickwork and gutters. A chance to sort out those little jobs that never get done.

Dry Carpet Cleaning Specialists. Environmentally friendly products used. Upholstery. Mattress Sanitisation. Curtain Cleaning. Van and Car Upholstery. Fully Insured. Don’t forget to mention the local Oracle

- Nail cutting and filing - Corns and calluses - Fungal nail infections - Verrucae - Discounted rates to couples Member of the British Association of Foot Health Professionals


C CHIROPODY & PODIATRY 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  Corn & Callous Removal  Biomechanics & Orthotics  Verrucae  Ingrown Toenails Evening, weekend and home visits also available.

CHOCOLATE UMBRELLA CHOCOLATE PARTIES

Workshops and parties for lots of fun and lots of chocolatey goodies to take home. Just ÂŁ15.00 per head Also, truffle making workshops, hen nights & birthdays at the Chocolate Umbrella

42 High St, West Malling, ME19 6QR 01732 522533 yummy@chocolateumbrella.co.uk www.chocolateumbrella.co.uk

COMPUTER SUPPORT ALTONE Computers Ltd Tel: 01732 354812 Mobile: 07771 707035 Contact: Alan www.altone.co.uk Providing excellent & friendly local service for 13 years. Desktop and Laptop, Maintenance/ Repairs/Upgrades/Wireless/ Virus Removal/Custom Builds etc Fixed Costs, no hourly rates

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PW Computer Solutions Based in Paddock Wood Tel: 01892 836374 or 01892 576376 Mobile: 07940 829206 info@pwc-solutions.co.uk www.pwc-solutions.co.uk Computer problems? We carry out computer health checks, virus removals, upgrades, broadband set ups and much more. Call us for a free assessment.

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.

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 6)

TO ADVERTISE HERE CALL 01732 844246 01732 521494

G J Services West Malling Mobile: 07764 684495 Tel: 01732 872125 Contact: Guy Williams gjservices@btinternet.com 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.

Champ Computer Services 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!

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Pots Of Paint Tel: 01622 725681 Mobile: 07967 985979 enquiries@potsofpaint.co.uk www.potsofpaint.co.uk Free no obligation quotations Interior and exterior decorating Wall paper hanging Plastering services General Maintenance


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DOUBLE GLAZING Apollo Trade Windows 539 Loose Road Maidstone Kent ME15 9UQ Tel: 01622 744411 Fax: 01622 744141 mail@apollotradewindows.co.uk www.apollotradewindows.co.uk Windows, Doors & Conservatories

FENCING J Harper Fencing & Landscaping

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“Nobody does it better” (See Colour Ad On Page 3) Trade Glaze Units 8&9 Kilnbridge Works Lower Road, East Farleigh Maidstone Kent ME15 0HD Tel: 01622 725444 Fax: 01622 721111 ad2000@btconnect.com www.trade-glaze.co.uk Your very best choice in windows, doors and conservatories. Top quality products with top quality service. (See Back Page Ad)

DOUBLE GLAZING REPAIRS DG Solutions (Kent) Limited Independent Offham Business Double Glazing Problems Solved Tel: 01732 842691 Mobile: 07870 213098 contact@dgsolutionskent.co.uk www.dgsolutionskent.co.uk Fault Finding, Repairs and Upgrades Windows, Doors, Locks & adjustments Misted Sealed Units, Handles and Hinges Upgrade to A-rated energy efficient units. New Installation FENSA Insurance backed. Free telephone advice and call out Over 30 years’ experience in industry.

DRAINAGE & PLUMBING Ferdurco Solutions Limited Tel: 01732 252 112 enquiries@fedurcosolutions.co.uk www.ferdurcosolutions.co.uk For all your drainage and plumbing needs. Fast and reliable service. Emergency 24 hours. All blockages. Domestic and commercial. All plumbing work. (See Colour Ad On Page 12)

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ELECTRICIANS Domestic and Residential Electrical Services Tel: 01622 870147 Mobile: 07515 159821 Email: info@darelectric.co.uk www.darelectric.co.uk Local reliable company happy to take on any job no matter how small: Home Lighting, Sockets & Switches Full or Part Rewire, Security & garden lighting, PAT Testing , Periodic inspections and inspections for Letting Part P Approval. NAPIT Approved No Call out charge. Free, friendly and honest advice.

No hidden extras.

TO ADVERTISE HERE CALL 01732 844246 01732 521494 FENCING Able Fencing Tel: 07718 065111 Contact: Kane caplekane@gmail.com All types of fencing supplied, erected and repaired. Old fences cleared and disposed of. Licensed waste carrier. Fully insured Free quotations No job too small Competitive rates guaranteed Don’t forget to mention the local Oracle

Tel: 01580 213517 Mobile: 07866 449028 Contact: James Harper j.harperfencing@gmail.com Local reliable company providing a friendly and professional service. We supply and install all types of fencing and gates. Landscaping & garden maintenance. Free quotation.

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

GARDEN DESIGN Elaine Tunbridge Garden Design & Maintenance East Peckham Tel: 07778 580629 etgardens@talktalk.net 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.

GARDEN LANDSCAPING Streetens Ltd Tel: 01892 834097 ed@streetens.co.uk www.streetens.co.uk Local, family run business. FREE estimates with highly competitive rates. References available. Patios & Driveways, Fencing, Decking, Garden Landscaping & Re-design. Friendly & reliable service.


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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.

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 & HEATING SPECIALISTS Cannon Services (UK) Ltd Tel: 01732 430140 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 5)

Wicks Gas Tel: 01732 883544 Mobile: 07748 780811 Contact: Gerald Wicks wicksgas@btinternet.com 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.

Dave’s Property Maintenance Mobile: 07870 602395 Davidnwood66@btinternet.com I Am Kitchens Tel: 01732 667675 sales@iamkitchens.com www.iamkitchens.com

Kitchens/Bathrooms fitted. Qualified plumber. Taps and radiators replaced/fitted. Plastering/ Coving & Painting. Windows fitted. Laminate flooring, Wall/Floor tiling. Fully insured & no callout/quote fee. All the little jobs covered, reasonable rates.

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HOMECARE

KITCHENS & BATHROOMS

Audley Care Audley Care Tunbridge Wells Willicombe House, Willicombe Park Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 3UU

Streetens Ltd Tel: 01892 834097 www.streetens.co.uk ed@streetens.co.uk Local, family run business. FREE estimates with highly competitive rates. References available. Providing all manner of Kitchen and Bathroom installations and re-design services. Friendly & reliable service.

Tel: 01892 616769 emmad@audleycare.co.uk www.audleycare.co.uk For care that’s wrapped around you. Special offer available for new customers. (See Colour Ad On Page 4)

Replace the high cost of a new fitted kitchen by replacing the doors!

IRONING SERVICES Extra Hands Ironing & Shirt Laundry The Colonnade 10 West Street West Malling ME19 6QX Tel: 01732 872159 Mobile: 07956 864860 www.extrahandsironing.co.uk Central West Malling Drop Shop open 9-3 Monday - Fridays & 9.30-12.30 Saturdays Clear pricing. Fully insured. Collection and delivery service.

TO ADVERTISE HERE CALL 01732 844246 01732 521494 Don’t forget to mention the local Oracle

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PLUMBING

Lakes Lighting Company Lighting & Homeware Showroom Unit 10, Centre Court, Sir Thomas Longley Road, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent ME2 4BQ Tel: 01634 717242 www.lightingcompanyonline.co.uk Suppliers of Astro Lighting, Diyas, Diyas Home, Endon home and Lighting and many more! Swarovski authorised lighting partner. (See Colour Ad On Page 12)

David Rowe Plumbing & Heating Mobile: 07715 266311 droweph@virginmedia.com Gas Safe Registered For all your domestic requirements: Boiler installation, service & repairs Full heating systems Radiators Hot water cylinders Power flushing Gas fires and cookers Bathrooms

Tel: 01732 840744 Mobile: 07751 256725 FREE ESTIMATES 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. 20 year exp.

OVEN CLEANERS Oven Angels Tel: 01892 514552 Mobile: 07901 857608 ovenangels@onetel.com www.ovenangels.co.uk Female oven cleaning team using environmentally approved bio degradable, eco friendly products. Now in their 13th year. Prices from £40. Fully insured. As written in the Evening Standard & Daily Telegraph.

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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.

Servecom Tel: 01622 230346 Mobile: 07854 766446 Contact: Simon Clegg formula4t@gmail.com www.servecom.co.uk emergencyplumberstonbridge.co.uk No call out fee Competitive rates 24 hours No job too small! Call now for free estimate All engineers are fully qualified and Gas Safe Registered.

PRINTER

Aquaguard Roofing Unit 3, Drayton Road, Tonbridge Tel: 01732 370424 clive@aquaguard.co.uk www.aquaguardroofing.co.uk 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 Reg. Approved Member of KCC ‘Buy With Confidence’ Scheme

SOCIAL GROUP The Epicureans Tel: Pat 01622 813622 Terry 01892 890648 Maggie 01622 813319 Retired and single? A non profit making social group for single professionals over 50 in Kent and East Sussex. (See Colour Ad On Page 12)

SOUL MUSIC

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.

Join our membership and get the latest news on artists and soul events in the UK.

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Don’t forget to mention the local Oracle

anna@thesoulsurvivors.co.uk www.thesoulsurvivors.co.uk


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CHOCOLATE UMBRELLA

WEIGHT LOSS

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SWEET SHOP

All your favourite sweets, party bags & Kebabs made to order with free message tag. Candy Cakes any size/colour Delicious Luxury English Truffles Macaroons, Nougat & specialities Ice Creams, Sorbets & Slush Drinks 42 High St, West Malling, ME19 6QR 01732 522533 yummy@chocolateumbrella.co.uk www.chocolateumbrella.co.uk

TREE SURGEON Acacia Tree and Garden Care Tel: 01732 845104 Mobile: 07812 344740 (24 hrs) Contact: Chris Coombs acacia.trees@btinternet.com www.acaciatreecare.co.uk 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

WEBSITE DESIGN Webexpand Tel: 01732 84 24 54 www.webexpand.co.uk Web design Online shops E-Commerce Google promotion Expand your business on the web with webexpand. (See Colour Ad On Page 7)

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HIKE FOR THE HOMELESS 18th May 2014 Walkers are required by The Bridge Trust to raise funds and awareness at the Tonbridge Lions 33rd Annual Charity Walk. Please contact Caroline Dunmall on 01732 368363 for details Don’t forget to mention the local Oracle


USEFUL LOCAL PHONE NUMBERS AGE UK Sevenoaks Tonbridge and District 5 Bradford Street, Tonbridge ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CHURCHES New Life Church, Hugh Christie Technology College, White Cottage Road, Tonbridge Paddock Wood Baptist Church St Andrews, Tonbridge St Andrews Church, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood St Mary’s Church, Hadlow www.stmaryshadlow.org.uk St Philip’s, Tonbridge saintphilips@tonbridgeparishchurch.org.uk St Justus Roman Catholic Church St Saviour’s, Tonbridge St Stephen’s Church, Waterloo Road, Tonbridge Tonbridge Methodist Church, Higham Lane Tonbridge Evangelical Free Church - Tony Hanson Tonbridge Parish Church, Church Lane, Tonbridge TN9 1HD Independent Community Advice Centre, 64 Commercial Road, TN12 6DP COUNCIL Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council Tunbridge Wells 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 Tunbridge Wells Hospital LOCAL HALLS 6 in 1 Club, Tonbridge Delarue Hall, Delarue Close, Tonbridge East Peckham Club, The Freehold, East Peckham www.eastpeckhamclub.co.uk Five Oak Green United Church Hall, Badsell Road – Sandra Forsyth Hall, Bradford Street, Tonbridge (Part of Age Concern) Goldsmid Hall, Tudely Lane, Tonbridge Matfield Village Hall - Bev Holmans Paddock Wood Function Hall, Maidstone Road - Ian St Andrews Church, Maidstone Rd, Paddock Wood – bookings@standrewspw.org.uk St Philips, Salisbury Road, Tonbridge Tonbridge Methodist Church, Higham Lane PARKINSON’S UK Tunbridge Wells Branch, Gina PHARMACIES Clarke & Coleman, 140 High Street, Tonbridge East Street Pharmacy, 47 East 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 Margaret Clitherow Catholic Nursery School Fisher Hall, Lyons Crescent, Tonbridge 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

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EVENTS PAGE Mondays Mondays Tuesdays Tuesdays

10am ZUMBA at Paddock Wood Masonic Hall. All welcome! Tanya 07531 839159 8pm ZUMBA at Wateringbury Primary School. All welcome! Tanya 07531 839159 7pm ZUMBA at Wateringbury Village Hall. All welcome! Tanya 07531 839159 7.30pm Play Petanque at the George & Dragon, Tudeley. Beginners welcome/no experience necessary. Call Clive 01732851817. 7pm ZUMBA at Yalding Village Hall. All welcome! Tanya 07531 839159 2pm Paddock Wood WI in the Wallis Room, St Andrews Church, PW. 01892 832130. 2-4pm Kent Active Retirement Fellowship, Tonbridge Branch at the Baptist Church Hall, Darenth Avenue, Tonbridge. (Enquiries 01732 366262)

Wednesday Thursday (1st) Thursday (3rd)

Thursday 8 May Saturday 10 May Saturday 10 May Saturday 10 May Saturday 10 May Tuesday 13 May Friday 16 May Sunday 18 May

Thursday 22 May Tuesday 27 May Fri 30 May - 8 June Saturday 31 May Saturday 31 May Sunday 22 June

2pm Paddock Wood U3A Monthly Meeting. This month’s talk will be given by John Pearce and is titled “Fingerprints are part of you”. Non Members £3. For information about the U3A and how to become a member contact Fred Lemont on 01892 833413. 10am to 12.30pm, NCT Nearly New Sale, Hugh Christie School Tonbridge. 11am-2pm Annual May Fair at St Justus Church Mount Pleasant Paddock Wood 1-4pm Dandelion Time May Fair - Fun Family Event at Elmscroft House, Charlton Lane, West Farleigh, ME15 0NY. Take a tour of the farm and gardens. There will be lots of stalls, games & races, crafting, green woodworking, along with our fabulous plant stall, BBQ & Tea Rooms. 7pm Quiz in aid of Hospice in the Weald at PW Primary School, Old Kent Rd, PW £6 per person for teams of up to six. Please bring your own refreshment. Contact Jean Saggers on 01892 833171 7.30pm Hadlow Flower Club at Hadlow Old School Hall. In House Workshop. For information ring Shirley 01732 367173 or Mary 01732 851212 7-8pm Pembury Art & Craft St. Peter's Church Pembury. TN2 4PD Weekend Café. Entrance £2 Saturday 17-18 May 11am - 4pm Pembury Art & Craft (accompanied children free). Tonbridge Lions 33rd Annual Charity Walk. To register your interest in this walk, please contact John Ruck on 01732 351711 or e-mail john.ruck@btinternet.com. (Walkers are required by The Bridge Trust to raise funds and awareness at this great event. Contact Caroline Dunmall on 01732 368363 for details) 7.30pm North Tonbridge Flower Arrangers at The Medway Hall, The Angel Centre, Tonbridge, TN9 1SF. Debbie Dann will show us and talk about “Poetically Floral” Visitors welcome; £5 For further information 01732 760552 or find us on Facebook. 10.30am-1pm Kent Countryside Wild Child Warmer, Cinderhill Community Woodland, Matfield (TN12 7EF) See the new life in the woodland and learn how to survive in the wild. Fire lighting, outdoor cooking and woodland crafts. Booking is essential. 10am-6pm (closed Monday 2nd June) Bazaar, The Pilsdon at Malling Community, West Malling 10.30-3.30pm Malling Stamp Club Mini Fair at Clout Memorial Hall, West Malling ME19 6QH 1-4 pm St Andrew's Church Fete, Tonbridge Road Maidstone ME16 9LH. Free entry Various stalls Tonbridge Summer Carnival 2014. To apply for a place in the procession contact Barrie Bromley on 01732 851415 or visit www.tonbridgelions.co.uk.

Saturday 12 July

Paddock Wood Carnival Parade & Fete organised by Paddock Wood Lions Club. To enter the Parade or book a stall please call 0845 833 9564 Saturday 12 - 13 July Tonbridge Football Fiesta at The Sportsground, Central Tonbridge, TN9 1DS. Massive Celebration of Sportsmanship and Family Enjoyment. FREE entry for spectators Sunday 20 July Tonbridge Lions Club Classic Car Tour of Kent. lionscartour@gmail.com

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Paddock Wood/Tonbridge local Oracle May 2014