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Apr to May 2011

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Please mention TheWorksLocal when responding to adverts Welcome to the latest edition of The Works Local. This magazine is sent free to homes in your area on a bi-monthly basis. It is your link to keeping in touch with what is happening on your doorstep and find out about local businesses. If you have any views that you would like to express, or information that you would like to pass on to other residents, please email info@theworkslocal.com or phone (01452) 530381 and we will add it to the magazine for free. Visit our web site for more news and info: www.theworkslocal.com

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Please mention TheWorksLocal when responding to adverts Local Contact Info Leckhampton C.E. Primary School Hall Road, Cheltenham, GL53 0HP 01242 524 062 Old Patesians RFC Everest Road, Cheltenham, GL53 9LG 01242 524 633 St.Peter's Church The Rectory, Church Road, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, GL53 0QJ 01242 513647 Leckhampton Surgery Lloyd Davies House, 17 Moorend Park Road, Cheltenham, GL53 0LA 0844 477 2432 St Philip and St James Church Parish Office, Church House, 60 Painswick Rd, Cheltenham, GL50 2ER 01242 573508

Emmanuel Church Fairfield Parade Cheltenham GL53 7PJ office: 01242-570075 email:emmanuel.church@btconnect.com website:www.emmanuelcheltenham.co.uk

Up Hatherley Children's Centre provides services to children and families. A varying on going programme of services are available from Baby Massage to Stay and Play. Please come and see us, call 01242 863977 or visit the website www.uphatherleycc.org.uk.

Warden Hill Primary School Durham Close, Warden Hill, Cheltenham GL51 3DF 01242 523827

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Editor: Editor:Stacey Rosie Thomas Marsland Rosie runs the LeckhamptonOnline web site and has joined forces with The Works to provide you with the latest news and events in her local area. Visit www.leckhamptononline.co.uk to join online and find out what is happening. Follow on Twitter @leckieonline Follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LeckhamptonOnline


Please mention TheWorksLocal when responding to adverts “It was unique when it opened in 1961, and it remains unique today.” This is how Richard Wendorf, the director of an unusual museum on the outskirts of Bath, describes the only public collection of American art to be found beyond the boundaries of the United States. The American Museum in Britain, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2011, contains over 15,000 items devoted to the decorative arts of America: fancy gowns and Shaker furniture, an extensive collection of native folk art, important holdings of early maps charting the discovery and exploration of the Americas, and one of the largest and finest quilt collections in the entire world. “Portrait paintings and Grandma Moses, painted furniture and Chinese export porcelain – you will find it all here on top of Claverton Hill.” For the past 50 years the American Museum in Britain has informed its visitors about the cultural history of the United States in order to strengthen relations between the two countries. Over 3 million people have visited the Museum since it opened in 1961, averaging around 40,000 visitors a year, including thousands of schoolchildren. In 2011, the Museum will mark this historical milestone with a major loan exhibition, a gallery trail, three publications, and the opening of two new facilities. The anniversary year will also feature parties, a film series, and lectures in Bath, London, New York and Washington and much much more. On view in the main exhibition gallery will be an intriguing show entitled Marilyn – Hollywood Icon, featuring twenty of the screen goddess’s gowns and outfits, original photographs and posters, and personal items, all kindly loaned by David Gainsborough Roberts, who has one of the largest collections of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia. Fab@50 presents fifty unusual items in the collection and the fabulous stories that lie behind them, displayed in the Museum’s period rooms within Claverton Manor. On view from 12 March to 30 October 2011, the exhibition and display will be accompanied by significant publications. The two new facilities to be unveiled in this anniversary year are the Folk Art Gallery, located in the former picture gallery of Claverton Manor, and The Coach House – which includes the former stables. The latter will be used for lectures, corporate retreats, musical events, films and educational purposes. The creation of these two new facilities has been made possible by a successful capital campaign that raised over £4 million for the Museum by the close of 2009. American Museum remains one of the most beautifully sited attractions in all of England, welcoming young and old alike. Through its collections and programmes visitors experience how the USA became different from any other country in the world.


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Sunday 10th April 2011. Starts 11am followed by lunch at 1pm.

Please join Cheltenham Connect and Leckhampton Green Land Action Group (LEGLAG) for a 2-hour walk around the fields of Leckhampton. The walk should be suitable for all ages but please wear appropriate footwear and, as there are a number of styles, you may want to leave your dog at home. The walk starts at 11am from Burrow’s Playing Fields, Moorend Grove (off Moorend Road) and ends at the Brown Jug, Bath Road for a 2-course Sunday Roast Lunch. The walk is free to attend and the lunch is £11.50 for adults and £6 for children. Booking for lunch is essential – please call The Brown Jug direct on 01242 521736. For more information check out the Cheltenham Connect website at www.cheltenhamconnect.co.uk or email angela@cheltenhamconnect.co.uk

Ian McCulloch

Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester

Friday 15th April 2011

Following Echo and the Bunnymen’s sell-out show at Gloucester Guildhall in December, front man Ian McCulloch returns with an exclusive warm-up show ahead of his one-off solo performance at the Union Chapel, London. This intimate solo performance will see McCulloch perform solo tracks, stripped-down Bunnymen classics and a few of his favourite cover versions accompanied by a string quartet, and is guaranteed to sell out. Tickets £20 // Unreserved seating // Doors 7.30pm // Over 14s. For tickets visit Gloucester Guildhall’s Box Office, call 01452 503050 or book online at www.gloucesterguildhall.co.uk Tickets are also available from the Tourist Information Centre on Southgate Street

Companion Dog Show

Innesworth Community Hall, Rookery Rd,Inneswor th GL3 1AU

Easter Monday 25th April 2011

Charity Dog Show Open to anyone who wishes to enter their dog irrespective of breed. Contact : Organiser Dorothy Bridge on 01452 311775

Royal Wedding Street Party

The Norwood Triangle, Cheltenham

Friday 29th April 2011 2 – 6pm

Cheltenham Connect are partnering with the Bath Road Traders Association (BARTA) and the St Philip and St James Area Residents Association (SPJARA) to run a Royal Wedding Street Party around the area of The Norwood Triangle on the afternoon of the 29th April. The event is free to attend and we will provide tables, chairs, a bar and live music. All local residents are invited to bring their own picnics to share. For more information, please check out the Cheltenham Connect website at www.cheltenhamconnect.co.uk or email streetparty@cheltenhamconnect.co.uk


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The Phoenix Players present The Third Production of their 52nd Season “Relatively Speaking” by Alan Ayckbourn

The Kings Theatre, Kingsbarton Street, Gloucester GL1 1QX

Tuesday 17th May to Saturday 21st May 2011

An hilarious and highly entertaining series of confusions, misunderstandings and cross purposes in one of Ayckbourn’s best comedies

Blues Brothers Tribute Band

Hatherley Manor Hotel, Down Hatherley, Gloucester, GL2 9QA

Saturday 28th May 2011 From: 7.00pm – late

Get your hats, shades and dancing shoes and prepare to be entertained by Jake & Elwood Includes: three course meal, coffee, live band and disco £30.00 each Tickets available online at: http://www.peruforh4h.co.uk, or contact tel: 01452 260063, email: rebecca@eventspr.co.uk

Soul @ Walls Club

Walls Club, Barnwood

Saturday Night 28th May 2011

Playing the motown hits of the 60’s and the best of the 70’s and 80’s. Soul music plus all the classics. 8-1am late bar, great dance floor. Great night out for the over 30’s. £5 pay on door or buy tickets. For ticket information call Andy on 07840 148774 or Dave 07801 704456 or club after 6pm on 01452 610227 info@wallsclub.co.uk

'The Wanted' perform live at Kingsholm

Kingsholm Rugby Ground

Sunday 29th May 2011

The Wanted, whose number one hit single 'All time low' has been nominated for 'best British single' at the 2011 Brit Awards are one of the hottest boy bands around. Gloucester Rugby are looking forward to welcoming the band to Kingsholm for what is anticipated to be a great performance and evening of live music.

Gloucester Ladies Probus Club

St Lawrence Church Rooms, Barnwood

1st and 3rd Wednesda y of each month

Come and join our friendly group for coffee, talks and various activities. Call Pam for more info on 611564

Tickets (reserved seating) £8.00, £7.00 (concessions) Available from: The Phoenix Players (Tel: 01452 522795) or Gloucester Tourist Information, 28 Southgate Street (Tel: 01452 396572)

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This Month’s Competition Sudoku Quiz Fill in the grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through to 9. Simply tell us the digit that fits in the centre square for a chance to win a £20 gift voucher for The Accessories Shop- a great range of homeware, home accessories, gifts and craft items at www.the-accessories-shop.co.uk. Entries can be made by email to info@theworkslocal.com, by phone or text to 0871 288 7285 (leave msg on answerphone if no answer) or by post to 43 Hawthorne Ave, Gloucester GL4 4QB. Calls to 0871 numbers cost up to 10p per minute from landlines. Mobiles and other networks may vary. You can also us @glosevents. Follow us on www.twitter.com/glosevents or text glosevents to 86444 and reply to our latest post with your answer. Please include your name, address and telephone number in your entry. A winner will be selected at random from the entries with the correct answer. The quiz closes on 20 May and winners will be contacted after this date.

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Local Business Focus Cotswold and West Midlands' brides can now follow in the footsteps of Kate Moss and Jade Jagger and enjoy their own cool Karma Kar at their wedding as ‘Karma Kars Cotswolds’ has arrived. The two beautiful vintage Indian Ambassador Karma Kars are festooned with flowers on both bumpers, their interiors are adorned with lavish fabrics of red or pink with gold sequins and beads. The truly enchanting cars will complete every stylish brides’ magical day. Stars have already fallen for the majestic cars with Kate Moss, Jade Jagger, Ralph Feinnes, Boy George and Jason Donavan amongst its celebrity clients. Even Coronation Street used a Karma Kar for one of their weddings! After having an original Karma Kar at her wedding, the Cotswold based mother of two Suzie Goodman loved it so much she set up the local business. She says “It gave my wedding day a special & quirky twist and really was a show-stopping, jawdropping arrival. I am really excited to bring Karma Kars to the West Midlands – and share the Karma!". Covering the West Midlands and the Cotswolds including Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud, Cirencester, Tewskesbury and Swindon.


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Please mention TheWorksLocal when responding to adverts Bath Road public toilets are due to close for good at the end of March Bath Road Traders have called upon residents, traders and users of Bath Road to sign a petition requesting that Cheltenham Borough Council take proper public consultation before being allowed to close the public toilets. The petition states, “This will leave a blossoming trading area without public toilet facilities, especially in regard to disabled access, thus driving many shoppers to alternative shopping areas and endangering business to the Bath Road. It is unacceptable to make a closure of the facilities on Tuesday 31st March 2011, without discussion with residents, shoppers, disabled and traders. We therefore ask for the suspension of the closure.” st The petition was presented to the Cheltenham Borough Council on 21 March with hundreds of signatures from residents and traders.

Toilet closures were raised as part of the public consultation process as a way for the local Council to save money in response to the cut in Government grants. The Borough Council has said that they will be actively seeking to find alternative provisions for local toilets, possibly working with local businesses to enable public access to their facilities.

LEGLAG Update LEGLAG (Leckhampton Green Land Action Group) remain confident that they can succeed in stopping the proposed development of approximately 1300 houses in Leckhampton and Shurdington. A new ‘Joint Core Strategy’ is under development with Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Borough Council, which will replace the old Tewkesbury Local Plan. LEGLAG are working to try and ensure that this new Joint Core Strategy does not allocate land in Leckhampton and Shurdington for large-scale development. The petition that many local Leckhampton residents have signed is part of this campaign, and will soon be presented to Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Borough Councils. No further planning applications have been received as yet but in the meantime, LEGLAG are keen to increase their strength by recruiting more members. To join LEGLAG go to their website at: http://www.leglag.org.uk – where you will find membership application forms.


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Please mention TheWorksLocal when responding to adverts Celebrate 21 Years of The Willow Trust with an afternoon Tea Cruise on the Gloucester – Sharpness Canal The Willow Trust has some exciting events lined up for 2011 – enjoy a relaxing afternoon cruising on one of their canal boats along the Gloucester – Sharpness canal. Not only will you be amazed by the wonderful countryside on this beautiful stretch of the canal, you will also be able to indulge in a scrumptious cream tea. It truly is a lovely experience. At the same time you will be supporting the Willow Trust charity. The tea cruises will take place monthly on a Saturday afternoon starting on 16th April 2011. Other events that they have lined up include a Fashion Show at the Dolphins Hall, th Tetbury on 8 April 2011. This event is being supported by the Tetbury Lions Club and the Cirencester branch of The Stroud and Swindon. If you like the idea of a canal cruise, then you may also be interested in their cruise with a jazz lunch which is taking place on Sunday 12th June 2011. The Willow Trust was formed in 1989 and is now into its 21st season. The Trust owns two specially built and equipped broad beamed canal boats moored at Saul Junction near Frampton on Severn. Spirit of Freedom II and Leonard Matchan are beautiful and distinctive with their bright red and dark green livery and are a familiar sight on the canal. The boats make it possible for disabled and seriously ill children and adults, with their carers, to experience and enjoy a day out on the water. For many of them, the facilities on the boats provide a rare opportunity to spend a day away from their usual surroundings. Some guests like to simply relax on the front deck and watch the world go by and others may like to be with the Skipper experiencing steering these large boats along the canal.

Both boats go out every weekday from the beginning of April to the end of October with groups of around 30 disabled guests and carers on each boat. The Willow Trust does not charge for these days out. The Trust is completely self funding and relies on the kindness of others to help keep the boats afloat. If you would like more information about the work of The Willow Trust, would like to make a donation, become a Friend or book tickets for any of their events, please contact them on 01285 651661 or email liz@wtrust.freeserve.co.uk


Please mention TheWorksLocal when responding to adverts Dick Whittington Farm Park Spring is upon us and there is no better place to appreciate this than at the Dick Whittington Farm Park at Little London, Longhope, in west Gloucestershire. During the long cold wet Winter the animal Mums have been carrying their babies in readiness for the Springtime arrivals at Easter. Lambing is now well underway at the Farm Park. With so many new mouths to feed the public are invited to assist with the bottle-feeding of the lambs which is great fun for the kids. Chicks and ducklings are hatching from the eggs. Baby wallabies (Joeys) are beginning to peer out of their Mother's pouch. The pygmy goat flock has been swelled by a number of newly-arrived kids (the four-legged sort) and even shoals of newborn carp have been spotted in the Carp Lake. Enjoy the blaze of colour along the daffodil walk Nature Trail. Peer into the Bluebell Wood to enjoy the colourful carpet of bluebells and see if you can spot any activity around the buzzard's nest. The Charolais cattle now have calves at foot and even the Shetland ponies are expecting their foals to pop out shortly. The massive indoor Play Barn is always very popular. Outside there is the mini-digger, water blaster, giant sandpit with wooden fort and the newly-extended pedal kart course to enjoy. Keep up to date by visiting the website www.dickwhittington.org. The Park is open every day from 1st March through until September. For further information telephone 01452 - 831000.

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Please mention TheWorksLocal when responding to adverts Bins, Bins And More Bins You may have noticed that your bins have been breeding recently. We now have our own Russian doll like set of green bins. A big one, a middle-sized one, and a baby one. Oh and an optional big brown one. And a green box. This is all part of the new recycling and refuse collection scheme introduced by the Cheltenham Borough Council from 4 April 2011. We thought it might be useful to recap on what each of your bins are used for and which bins get collected when. Small green waste caddie: this is for you to use inside your home to collect food waste in your kitchen. The caddies can be lined with newspaper, kitchen roll or compostable liners. Most food waste, cooked and uncooked should be collected here and then deposited to the larger caddie when it is full. Large green waste caddie: this will be collected every week and is to be used to collect the waste from the smaller waste caddie in your kitchen. This also can be lined with newspaper, kitchen roll or compostable liners. Both waste caddies can be washed clean and are dishwasher safe below 60°C. Largest green refuse bin: this will now be collected every other week and is to be used for all items that you are unable to recycle. Green recycling box: this will continue to be collected every other week. You can use your green recycling box to recycle the following: plastic bottles, mixed glass bottles and jars, food tins and drink cans, paper and cardboard. Brown garden waste bin: this is now an optional service that you can subscribe to for £36 a year. The brown bin is emptied fortnightly on the alternate week to your green recycling box. For more information on the new recycling and refuse collection scheme visit www.cheltenham.gov.uk/waste or call he waste and recycling helpline on 01242 264244.

To be kept up to date with all things Leckhampton please visit your local community website at www.leckhamptononline.co.uk. And if you have Leckhampton news to share please email rosie@leckhamptononline.co.uk – we’d love to hear from you.


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Bath Road Connect My Street A local initiative has been launched by Cheltenham Connect at Connectmystreet.org. Connect Streets is ‘all about local people taking ownership of the places that really matter to them and having a say in how they should be developed. It’s also about how our own behaviors (such as how we travel everyday) impact on the wider environment.’ Part of the project is looking at developing areas of Bath Road to help it become a more community-friendly place to be. Perhaps with combined seating and planting areas and local history boards. Connect My Street are keen for local residents to be a part of this project. So if you’d like to offer some advice, share an idea, volunteer a skill or become a ‘Friend of Bath Road’, find out more at www.connectmystreet.org


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WAR AND PEACE AT THE CIRCUS GIFFORDS CIRCUS 2011 The Giffords Circus company of actors, learned geese, tumbling pigeons, hawks, clowns, musicians and runaways will roll out a new show in 2011. The show titled ‘War and Peace at the Circus’ is another opportunity for Giffords Circus to show off their brilliant theatricality and glamorous take on the traditional village green circus. Expect thrilling scenes inspired by this epic Russian novel re-imagined for a family audience. New costumes, new choreography, new artistes, and an original score by the Giffords Circus band, as well as Giffords Circus favourites such as Brian the Goose, Tweedy the Clown and Red the Horse. The show is produced by Nell and Toti Gifford, written and directed by Irina Brown, with music by Sarah Llewellyn and choreography by Fleur Darkin. And as with every tour, Giffords Circus will travel across much of rural Gloucestershire and the South West with the show, bringing families and communities together to share in this magical circus experience. The tour will start on Thursday 19th May 2011 at Gloucester, travelling through Hay Festival, Cheltenham, Broadway, Tackley, Stadhampton, Lechlade, Barrington, Frampton, Minchinhampton, Marlborough; and ends in Cirencester’s Stratton Meadows on Sunday 11th February 2011. Giffords Circus was created in 2000 by Nell and Toti Gifford. Their intention was to create a small traditional circus company that would bring the magic of circus back to British audiences. Since then the pair have been touring with a troupe of performance artists, musicians, horses and wagons producing unique circus shows loved by all the family, young and old. Giffords Circus is now recognised as an “absolutely essential British summer experience”. In October 2010, Nell won the inaugural Groucho Club Maverick Award for her “contemporary and visionary” approach to circus performance. 2011 also welcomes back Circus Sauce, the unique forty-two seat travelling restaurant that is part of the circus on tour. After the show, we serve a starlit sumptuous dinner, using fresh seasonal and local ingredients, to the artistes and the audience. Circus Sauce is also open during intervals for freshly baked cakes, traditional ice-cream, teas, fruit drinks and other tasty refreshments. Tickets are £20 (adults) and £12 (under 16’s). You can find more details about shows at www.giffordscircus.com or book tickets by calling the Box Office on 0845 459 7469.


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Advertise / Include Leaflets in Our Local Magazines Our six local community magazines cover a total of 24,000 homes and businesses, and offer an affordable alternative to the Citizen, Echo and Forester newspapers, with a much better return on investment. Why Choose The Works Local Magazines? • • • • • • •

Lowest prices with additional discounts available for long-term advertising, plus your advert is displayed free online Experience- over 5 years of publications and an established reader base Reliable, accurate and monitored distribution- we use only a small number of trusted distributers Efficient service and transparency of information Include your own leaflets in the magazines from only £38 We are not part of a franchise you can be sure of a format unique to the area Compact & tailored with a better return on investment than newspapers plus we do not cram the pages full of adverts like some local directories- this is not a sub-division of the yellow pages, it is something that the community actually reads!

The deadline for ordering is always the 20th of the month before distribution

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3000 copies

4000 copies

5000 copies

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Distributed February, April, June, August, October & December

Leckhampton & Warden Hill

Barnwood & Elmbridge

Longlevens & Longford

Distributed January, March, May, July, September & November

Linden, Gloucester Docks & City Centre

Abbeymead, Abbeydale & Upton St Leonards

Up Hatherley, Town Centre, Swindon Village & Prestbury

www.theworkslocal.com

Full info including online booking available at . Or send a cheque for the full amount (made payable to The Works) to 43 Hawthorne Avenue, Gloucester GL4 4QB. Please feel free to email info@theworkslocal.com or call (01452) 530381 with any queries.

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Advert size (prices inc VAT and in full colour)

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1/8 page (68mm wide x 45mm high)

£18

£24

£29

1/4 page (68mm wide x 92mm high)

£30

£40

£50

Loose inserts (your leaflets- max A5 size)

£38

£51

£63

Printed loose inserts (leaflets printed for you and inserted)

£114

£153

£189

1/2 page (135mm wide x 92mm high)

£54

£72

£89

Full page (135mm wide x 187mm high)

£94

£125

£156

On front, back or inside covers (135mm wide x 150mm high)

£100

£133

£166

Double page spread (270mm wide x 187mm high)

£131

£174

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* Get a 30% discount on 6 editions of one magazine * Get a 15% discount on 3 editions of one magazine * PLUS Get an additional 10% discount when you book in all six magazines! * Registered charities get a 50% discount- please ask for an invoice * It is free to advertise in the What’s On sections of the magazines or for local interest groups.


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