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VILLAGER

SEPTEMBER 2016

villagermagazine.co.uk


CONTENTS

THE VILLAGER MAGAZINE 6

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MONEY WISE

Planning for a better financial future

12 GARDENING Prairie Planting

18 NEWS

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Kinver Rotary Club

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20 EDUCATION

Get the new School year off to a good start

24 COMPETITION

Win £25 to spend with an advertiser

30 EVENTS

Local events and useful numbers

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LETTER FROM

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WELCOME TO THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE VILLAGER MAGAZINE. I would like to thank all of our readers, advertisers and contributors for helping us to make it through another successful year.

The Villager remains independently published and we will continue to strive to make this small magazine a useful addition to every home and do our best to keep you shopping locally. Remember this magazine is only possible due to the wonderful support of local businesses. Please use them & tell them where you found them.

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Cloudy2Clear Windows – Service With A Smile! It’s been a crazy few months for Cloudy2Clear Windows. The company which specialises in repairing windows which are steamed up, broken or damaged by replacing the panes – not the frames has grown rapidly as homeowners take advantage of their services. Managing Director Brian Stanley feels that it’s all about service. ‘Our product is simple. If your double glazing is misted up we can replace the glass at a fraction of the cost of a new window, in any type of frame, and with

a new 5 year guarantee. But it’s not just about saving people money, although that obviously helps. Many tradespeople have struggled since last year and I honestly feel that during the good times a minority perhaps didn’t focus on customer care as much as they should have done. We make sure we turn up when we say we will, do the job the customer requires and leave their house as clean as a whistle. I often get comments back from customers on how they really didn’t expect that sort of service which, in a way, is very sad for the service industry as a whole.’

Cloudy2Clear service Kingswinford, service all of the Wordsley and Wall Villager Magazine Heath areas and Brian areas and Brian is finding that his approach is a major factor in his success. ‘The truth is that it’s not just the personal satisfaction that I get from doing a good job but also it makes good business sense. I get a huge amount of

business from friends and family of people I’ve done work for, which just goes to show how much a little bit of effort is appreciated.’ So, if your windows are steamed up, broken or damaged give Brian a call for a free quotation on 0800 61 21 118 and he’ll be happy to help!

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The value of the investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back as much as you put in. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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Providing financial support for family members – your partner or spouse, your children, your ageing parents – may be a reality through your working life and into your retirement. Consider your own and your family’s long-term financial needs, and make sure to include both in your retirement planning.

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Prairie Planting As the days shorten with the turn to Autumn and the sunlight mellows and softens, I love the effect of flowering perennials, those gone to seed and the swish of ornamental grasses in a prairie style garden.

Prairie gardens are a fairly recent trend in garden design using perennials and grasses that might be found in the US east of the Rockies. The trend has since developed to embrace a wider range of plants and soil conditions whilst retaining the naturalistic look. The idea is to plant closely in irregularly shaped blocks of the same plant and to encourage these to intermingle with neighbouring plants over time. The result looks natural, smothers weeds and close planting also reduces the need for staking as plants are held upright by their neighbours.

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Trentham Gardens EARLY DAYS Plants will need to be fairly tough and able to compete with their neighbours – there’s no place for shrinking violets! The end result should be a low maintenance garden where all that is needed is to cut down and clear away the dead stems in winter. However, unless your ground is completely weed free before planting there will be some perennial weeds to tackle each spring. Also in a smaller garden plants will outgrow their space and need to be curtailed in autumn or spring (late flowering types are generally only divided in spring). Whilst naturalistic plantings are often seen in large gardens they can be easily adapted to smaller gardeners by converting the large drifts or blocks to ribbons of the same plant meandering through small clumps of others. In this article I’ll take a look at a few of my favourite naturalistic gardens and next month I’ll go through some of my favourite plants for this type of planting.

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I first saw this style of planting a decade or so ago in a large, privately owned garden in Chelford Cheshire open for charity. A large bank was planted in drifts of Helenium, Achillea (Yarrow) and Cirsium (River thistle) with ribbons of Molinia (moor grass) and clumps of Salvia between. The Heleniums and Cirsiums made ideal partners liking moist soils and likewise Achillea and Salvia in a drier spot. The moor grass grew happily in either!

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Prairie plantings are quick to mature – you don’t have to be too patient – as we saw at Abbeywood Gardens in Cheshire. The interlocking teardrop shaped beds were planted in 2014 and 2015 and within a year looked full and mature. Here traditional prairie plants like Echinacea (coneflower) and Molinia sit perfectly beside African Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers) and Agapanthus (African Lily) and European Sedums.

Chelford Cheshire The star of Trentham Gardens in Stoke on Trent is the prairie garden designed and planted by Piet Ouldof one of the originators of the style and always at the cutting edge. When we visited in 2008 the planting had just been completed and had yet to knit together. When we returned a few years later the borders had matured and large drifts of Persicaria, Veronicastrum, Phlox and Achillea filled the beds and borders and buzzed with insects.

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At Dove Cottage in Yorkshire this more eclectic mix of plants works perfectly on a smaller scale and on north-facing Yorkshire clay. Here the prairie style is adapted to include meadow plants like the Himalayan Wallich’s Parsley and the cottage garden favourite Astrantia, all looking totally at home with Coneflowers, perennial Sunflower and Bergamots. Next month I’ll take a look at some of the best plants for a naturalistic or prairie garden.

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KINVER ROTARY CLUB NEWS

His sponsorship has covered all administration costs for the races, ensuring that all proceeds go to the charity. Regrettably Mike suffered a heart attack in January and since April has himself been on Action Heart’s 12 month cardiovascular rehabilitation programme at Russels Hall Hospital.

PENSNETT COMPANY MANAGING DIRECTOR MIKE PUGH is having his generosity over the past five years repaid in a manner that he never expected.

Since 2011 his company, Bodykraft, has sponsored Kinver Rotary Club's annual 10K race which has raised more than £30,000 for the Action Heart charity over the ten years it has been organised by the club.

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Bodykraft has again sponsored the event, renamed the Sheepwalks Shocker to reflect the nature of the route to be covered by the runners. It will be start and finish in the grounds of Enville Hall with the multi terrain route taking athletes over some of South Staffordshire’s most beautiful countryside.

Mike, who lives in Kingswinford, has been a member of Kinver Rotary Club since 2010 and has competed in the 10K a number of times in the past. This year his sponsorship comes without participation. Entries are now being accepted online at www.actionheartrunning.com runners can call 01384 292233 for an entry form. There will also be a 2K family multi-terrain fun run in aid of the Kinver Fitness Collective.

President Ian Maddock (left) watching District Governor Peter Roberts drawing the winning tickets

A RAFFLE ORGANISED BY THE ROTARY CLUB OF KINVER which ran in conjunction with the Kinver Music Festival raised £1,877 for the Mary Stevens Hospice and Acorn Children’s Hospice. The club added £123 from its charity funds to enable cheques for £1,000 to be presented to the two organisations.

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Get the new school year off to a smart start with

As the summer holidays are over, the focus is now on the start of the new school year. Whereas thoughts were focused on ensuring children have a new, crisp, school uniform and a restocked pencil case, it is just as important to ensure your child is equipped with the most vital tools needed for a successful year ahead; a good grip on the core subjects of maths and English and the learning skills required for academic progression.

At your local Kingswinford Study Centre, Kumon offers individualised maths and English study programmes tailored to all ages and abilities. Established for over 50 years, the Kumon programmes enable children to develop their study skills and confidently tackle advanced work.

Having long breaks from study means children can sometimes require extra support to get back into the routine of daily study. Kumon can help your child to start their new school year motivated and confidence, and ensure they gain maximum benefit from the year of learning ahead.

Kumon develops children through the acquisition of independent learning skills, rather than teaching in the conventional sense. Through daily study of the Kumon programmes, your child will develop the ability to learn for themselves so they do not become dependent on – or limited by – the skills and knowledge of others. Your child will then be able to apply these skills to all subjects and outside of school too.

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At Kumon, learning is always for the long run: the individualised programmes enable students to progress to an advanced level, at their own pace, ensuring they maximise their ability and begin to realise their unlimited potential. The programmes develop the independent learning skills essential for university, employment and all aspects of adult life, while also focusing on essential academic skills.

Centre Instructor (Emma Wilkinson) advocates that “All children deserve a world-class education and a chance to build a successful future, filled with unlimited possibilities. Emma works very hard with students and their families, to ensure all children are able to reach their full potential, in order to study above and beyond. Emma is very passionate about the Kumon programmes and always looks forward to welcoming new families to her Centre, to begin their Kumon journey”.

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The Kumon Kingswinford Study Centre is located at Crestwood School, Bromley Lane, Kingswinford; classes running every Tuesday and Thursday between 4.00pm7.00pm for approx. 30-40-minute study sessions. The new school year is an ideal time to enrol your child at your local Kumon centre. For more information, contact EMMA WILKINSON ON 01384 908047 or email kingswinford@kumoncentre.co.uk.

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LS &

FOOTCARE Foot Health Practitioners

DO YOU SUFFER FROM PAINFUL OR SORE FEET? Too long till your next NHS chiropody appointment

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Studio 524 - Beauty Bliss & Beyond PHOTO REJUVENATION TREATMENT

using advanced procedures to enhance your own beauty

A range of medical IPL therapies for different skin types, using skinbase medically certified IPL system. •Destroys bacteria preventing new spots occurring •Prevents over-production of sebum •Dramatically reduces inflammation •Stimulates collagen reducing the appearance of scarring •Improves skin texture •Quickly see a difference in the condition of your skin •Requires 3-4 treatments, 2-3 weeks apart Full face £50 - £75 Half face £27 - £50

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•Treats sun damage, age spots and pigmentation •Reduces redness and uneven pigmentation •Effectively reduces fine lines and wrinkles •Skin looks smoother and more even in appearance •Requires 3-6 treatments, 2-3 weeks apart Back of hands £27 Face £75 Face & Neck £100

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VILLAGER COMPETITION Find the 4 seasons to win

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Hiding somewhere on the pages of this month’s Villager Magazine are the 4 seasons. For your chance to win a £25 voucher to spend with any advertiser in the magazine just find where the 4 seasons are hiding, write down where you found them and which advertiser you would like to spend £25 with. Post your entry to: Villager Anniversary Competition. 17 Beechcote Avenue, Wolverley DY11 5TS or enter by email to: thevillagermag@yahoo.co.uk Entries must arrive by midnight on 10.10.16 All correct entries will be included and the winner drawn at random. Voucher will be for £25 to spend with the advertiser written on your entry. Good luck!

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Denture Care

New dentures will allow you to Eat, Smile and Talk with confidence !

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Home Visits Available

STABLES TEA ROOM

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity that the Stables Tea Room has to offer, whether you are in the tastefully converted stable buildings or the spacious outdoor seating.

• Light lunches

• Freshly made sandwiches • Home-made cakes

• Top quality coffee selection • Range of tea choices • Daily specials board

Come and sample the stunning surroundings and friendly atmosphere.

Providing a professional, personal & discreet service. Patient satisfaction is our highest priority. Over 20 years experience in dentistry.

Open Tuesday to Saturday – 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

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Carr’s FootCare For the professional treatment of foot related problems in the comfort of your own home 

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Present this voucher to get £5.00 off when 2 people dine in at Alam International on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday Evening. Voucher valid until 30th September 2016

Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Photo copies not accepted. One voucher per two people only.

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Wordsley History Society

USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

OCTOBER 13th BLACK COUNTRY MUSEUM REVEALED Join us for two illustrated talks explaining how the site was developed over the years and what treasures can be found in the museum stores. NOVEMBER 10th THE ODYSSEY OF TOMMY ATKINS Experience the Great War as told through the eyes of Tommy Atkins. Andrew Lound's presentation will be supported by period images, music and sound effects. DECEMBER 8th CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS Sharon Turner will talk about Christmas traditions and will play a variety of songs and music on traditional instruments with accompanying presentation. Join us for festive drink and mince pie. Meetings held at Wordsley Green Community Centre at 7.30pm on the second Thursday of each month.

LADIES & GENTLEMEN WANTED

TO JOIN INDOOR BOWLS At Wordsley Green Community Centre Every Monday. Beginners welcome and beginners bowls provided. Please call 01384 292411 for more details.

EMERGENCY SERVICES Fire, Police, Ambulance

999 or 112

Crimestoppers

0800 555 111

Police non emergency

101

Social Services Emegency Duty Team 0300 555 8574 Gas Emergency

0800 111 999

Water Emergency Severn Trent

0800 783 444

Electricity Emergency Floodline

HEALTH

0800 328 1111 0845 988 1188

Ambulance

999

Dental Emergency NHS Direct

111

NHS Direct

Russells Hall Hospital Corbett Hospital

New Cross Hospital

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111 01384 456111 01384 456111 01902 307999

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council 0300 555 2345 Citizens Advice Bureau

01384 816 222

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0800 111

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08457 9090 90

Family Domestic Violence Helpline

0121 507 0707

NSPCC

Womens Aid National Helpline

Victim Support (Male) Helpline RSPCA

0808 800 5000

0808 2000 247

0800 328 3623 0300 1234 999

CHARITY CONCERT ‘Singing from the Heart of the Black Country’

The Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice Choir, supported by Jon Allen and Fleur, present Singing from the Heart of the Black Country at St Mary's Church, Kingswinford at 7.30pm on Saturday 8th October. Tickets (which include tea/coffee and biscuits): £6.00. Raising funds for the Leukaemia Appeal, which supports the Georgenia Unit and Action Heart at Russell's Hall Hospital. Book now to avoid dissapointment contact Joy Brown at Action Heart 01384 292233

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