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MARCH/APRIL - ISSUE 10

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2 Where do we go from here? Our first 18 months seem to have flown by and it is time to review progress and look at any changes we need to make going forward to add interest and value for both our readers and our advertisers. To this end we have sought suggestions and comment from a sample of both groups and were delighted to find that the majority opinion indicated that our Magazine met with general approval and served a useful purpose in our Community with many expressing support for the value of keeping trade local and supporting our local independent businesses wherever possible. As we anticipated some would like to see more local news, others more emphasis on business topics and others less adverts, all valid opinions duly noted. You will have seen changes to format and new features appearing in Issue 9 with the introduction of our Community Pages and the What`s On Locally feature, both of which offer an opportunity to publish your local events free of charge. Similarly we are always happy to assist our Local Charities with free publicity for their fundraising activities, subject to space. Just to make our thoughts clear we are not aiming to become a local newsletter, we are not subsidised or funded in any way and the revenue from our advertisers is what enables us to publish and distribute our Magazine free to 10,000 local homes every 6 weeks. Similarly we do not think you would appreciate a book of advertisements offering nothing to maintain your interest, there has to be a happy medium which is where we hope to be with Trade Locally. We are particularly pleased with our new website and facebook page which will enable us to keep our readers up to date with the latest local news, deals and discounts, fraud warnings, competitions etc as they happen which we cannot do with the printed magazine so why not have a look at the website and follow us on facebook.

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DMH Anniversary Events

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Property Features

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Donating Blood

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Motoring - City Cars

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Gardening Tips

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Community Pages

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What`s On - Locally

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Travel Feature Amsterdam in spring

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Are there sunny skies ahead for the property market? Figures recently released show that the number of residential properties sold rose by 5% in 2012 to 932,000, the highest since 2007. No one should get too over-excited by this; that figure is almost exactly half the number of properties sold in the 2006-07 financial year and is a drop in the ocean compared to the 2.2 million that changed hands in 1988. However, one encouraging sign is that almost all this increase took place in the final quarter of the year as the funding for lending scheme (FLS) began to take effect. More money is being pumped into the FLS and the Council for Mortgage Lenders (CML) is predicting that the number of properties sold in 2013 should rise significantly once again.

Both the Halifax and Nationwide are predicting that house prices will remain flat this year, but they could be wrong. Even if they are right, that is not the end of the world; rapidly rising prices can create just as many problems as rapidly falling ones. The important thing is that volumes are increasing and there is growing evidence that the mortgage rationing that has suppressed demand for the last four years is beginning to ease. I would think that increasing demand should feed through into at least modest price rises, particularly when you look at what is happening to rental costs.

spending. Most large house builders are in rude health and laying out plans for major developments, helped by the relaxation of planning laws. If you feel the time has come to upsize or you are looking to take your first step on the property ladder, 2013 could be the year to do it. Mortgages are cheap and becoming more plentiful and there is an increase in the number of properties coming on the market. Why not give your friendly local estate agent (or better still 3 or 4 of them) a call and ask them for a valuation? Craig Brown

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The Rightmove Effect As little as ten years ago, house buyers behaved very differently to the way they do today. Back then they would browse painfully through the property paper produced by the local newsagent, which maybe listed 70% of the houses on the market in no particular order. Alternatively, they would decide where they wanted to live and sign up with every local estate agent, giving them a rough idea of what they were looking for and the price range. The estate agents would then give them details for any properties that fitted the bill and mail out details of any new instructions that met the criterion. Now it has all changed; buyers just go to Rightmove. Around 90% of properties on the market are listed on Rightmove

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a good estate agent will prepare a brochure that emphasises the selling points of the house and makes it stand out from the crowd. A good agent will also advise on the steps to make a house more saleable. Finally, a professional estate agent will find out what a potential buyer is looking for in a house and suggest other properties that might meet their needs that they could have overlooked. They can also provide a bit of guidance on the circumstances of the vendor and establish what position the buyer is in. Rightmove has certainly made a difference, but an estate agent still has their part to play when it comes to selling houses.

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If you’re thinking of selling your home there is one room that can help your cause more than any other – the kitchen. But it is no longer enough just to have designer units, granite worktops and high end appliances; these days the must have room is a family dining kitchen.

Increasingly, sellers are finding it necessary to invest not just time and effort but also money in their homes in order to make them appealing to buyers. If you are in this position, your money could be well spent on creating a kitchen dining room if you don’t already have one. It is common to have a dining room that is The formal dining room stopped next to the kitchen and equally being a “must have” for many common for that room to be buyers a while ago and is now used as a junk room or second very much relegated to a “nice to sitting room. To take down have.” For family meals or even the dividing wall and make the a dinner party, a dining kitchen two rooms into one is relatively is much more convenient and inexpensive, particularly if it is sociable. Throw in a sofa and not a load bearing wall. Then it is a TV and it really becomes the just a case of fitting new flooring heart of the home, a place where and redecorating to create your you can cook, eat, socialise and have” dining Nigel Cleaning Services_Layout 1 “must 10/01/2013 13:49kitchen. Page 1 the kids can do their homework.

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Although most people between the ages of 17 and 65 can become blood donors, only 4% give blood, generally each donating two or three times a year. It is usually recommended that women leave 16 weeks and men 12 weeks between donations. Regular donors can continue to donate as long as they are in good health. The generosity of our donors has enabled many people to be alive today who wouldn’t otherwise be here. During the winter, blood banks tend to run extremely low as more blood is needed and the problem is compounded by regular donors being struck down with colds and influenza. Could you become a donor? The actual donation takes 5-10 minutes and the whole

visit will usually be done within 30 minutes. There is little discomfort; you may feel slightly light-headed afterwards but this can be minimised by eating a low-fat meal beforehand. After donation you will be encouraged to remain seated and have some refreshments. Not everyone can donate blood; this is to prevent risk to the health of the donor or the recipient. You cannot donate if you have received blood during the course of a medical treatment or procedure since 1st Jan 1980; weigh under 110lbs; have had hepatitis or jaundice in the last 12 months; have an active cold sore, chesty cough or sore throat; have taken antibiotics within the last 7 days; have had a tattoo, semi permanent make-up or any skin

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ONLY 50 YEARS EXPERIENCE National Garden Gift Tokens Sold and Exchanged Situated 800ft above Sea level on a North Facing Slope if it grows here it will grow anywhere Large Selection of Hedging Plants We specialise in specimen shrubs and trees plus everything for the water garden including around 500 fountains and features. Planting and landscaping schemes are our speciality. Trees and Plants hired out for weddings and corporate events. Members of H.T.A All major credit cards accepted

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SPRING GARDENING TIPS

March and April

Do you like home grown vegetables but are short on space? Try a raised bed especially if you have poor soil. Start your vegetable plants off on window sills, use plugs if you can as they are easier for planting. Now is the time for pruning and tidying up winter damaged plants following the heavy snow. Cut back hard lavatera, hypericum, fuchsia and caryopteris. This is a good time to aerate the lawn and apply fertiliser but do not weed treat until the grass is growing again. Kill the moss on paths with tar

oil winterwash at about 4% strength Clean herbaceous borders and feed plants. If you have a garden pool, cut off any dead foliage from marginal plants and start to feed fish if they are becoming active. Plant out any bulbs grown indoors if they have finished flowering. Split snowdrop clumps if they have been growing in the same spot for over four years and plant immediately at some depth. Happy gardening! Brian Spencer

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Spring planters, trees and shrubs, garden ornaments, ornamental gravel and bird tables. Wide range of Summer baskets and bedding plants available soon. Don’t forget to order your Summer hanging baskets.

Gift Shop

Window Shop for gifts for all occasions:- Ashleigh and Burwood Fragrance Lamps, Stormafit Clothing, Noel Tatt Greeting Cards, Indulgence Jewellery. Home made Pies and Cakes (also available to order).

Tea Room

When you have finished browsing around the Nursery and Shop, relax in our Tea Room with a coffee and cake or treat yourself to lunch. Hot food served until 2.30pm every day.

Theme Nights

Ask about our Theme Nights held once a month. Five Course Meal - ÂŁ 25.00 per person.

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A wide variety of plants at great prices. Also potted bulbs, onion sets, seed potatoes & fruit trees. Order summer baskets/refills now. Come along and visit us at:

Lower Hill Farm, Cheadle Road, Draycott in the Moors, ST11 9RG (at the junction between Cheadle Rd & Uttoxeter Rd)

Tel. 07930 905563

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YOUR COMMUNITY PAGES Well, here we are again thinking of spring as we look at the snow falling outside and the ice on our cars, still things can only get better. At this time of year thoughts turn to warmer and longer days, gardening, home improvements, holidays and so on. So many things are affected by the seasons and it is no surprise that our gardeners and many other local suppliers and tradesmen are starting to increase their advertising as their traditionally busier times of the year approach, The reality is that for many businesses their year hinges on how well they do during the busier months so now really is the time we ought to be supporting our local traders, attractions and facilities and once again we urge you to do just that or at the very least look at what our local traders and businesses can offer before buying elsewhere. For some of our local traders it is more important than ever that they have a decent year in 2013 having sustained unexpected damage and costs through no fault of their own this last winter. In particular Mount Nurseries sustained severe damage to some 70% of their covered growing areas due to exceptional weather conditions and snow and though rebuilding is well underway it is a setback they could well have done without. This is why Robin has not been able to contribute his gardening feature this time but he will be back shortly. Our gardening tips this month come from Brian Spencer of Paradise Nurseries in Hollington who also sustained snow damage. Both Robin and Brian are open and fully operational and we ask that you pay them a visit for your gardening requirements this year and help them to get back on their feet. Serious damage due to flooding and freezing weather conditions last November forced Blackbrook Zoological Park to close their doors with immediate effect and they remained in this position until last month when they reopened with limited service for the February school holidays. We are now advised that Blackbrook is again fully open so please remember they do have the UK`s largest collection of rare and endangered birds, meerkats, lemurs, monkeys and more set in extensive 32 acre grounds with on site Tearooms and Gift Shop and are well worth a visit when you are debating where to go for a day out. Further details can be found at www.blackbrookzoo.co.uk.

SPOT THE LOCATION COMPETITION – Issue 9 The correct answers were as follows: 1. War Memorial adjacent to Longton Park. 2. Caverswall Square 3. Barlaston Village Green 4. The Beacon, Park Hall Country Park. And, the lucky winner of our £25 Trade Locally Voucher is Dawn Forrester of Upper Tean and the Voucher is on it`s way.

OOPS. IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL OUR CHICKEN FANCIERS If you are one of the many trying to order the locally supplied fresh chicken fillets delivered to your door at a bargain price which we advertised in our last edition we have found the reason why you found this difficult. Unfortunately the Telephone Number published was incorrect. SORRY – the correct number is 07964 195161 where Richard and Mike are waiting for your call. 5kg of Premium Quality Grade A Skinless and Boneless Fresh Chicken Fillets at up to 50% less than the Supermarket Price must be too good to miss.

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DO SOMETHING WORTHWHILE THIS YEAR The Douglas MacMillan Hospice, DMH celebrates 40 Years of Caring for Local People this year and is marking the occasion with a series of fundraising events throughout the year. You don`t have to be an Olympic Athlete or Sporting Superstar to take part and help a very worthwhile cause, many of the events are fun or family orientated and all you need is the inclination to join in and do something to others less fortunate locally. Take a look at the forthcoming events on Page 4 and if you would like to know more have a look at www. dmhospice.org.uk. Volunteers and ideas for support are always welcome.

DON`T SCRAP THAT OLD COMPUTER NEEDLESSLY Is your computer going slow or crashing, your screen dimming, are you having problems installing software or recovering data. Don`t just give up on it and dash off to spend hundreds of £££s on replacement until you`ve checked it is necessary. There is a new Computer Repair Centre in Cheadle who specialise in PC and Laptop problem solving, repairs and upgrades. With sound advice, affordable prices, free callout, free quotes and a collection service on offer it`s well worth giving them a call before spending your hard earned money. See their advert on Page 5.

NOW YOU CAN FIND OUR NEW LOCAL BUSINESSES, DEALS & DISCOUNTS AS WE GET THEM Have you had a look at www.tradelocally.co.uk yet. This is where we publicise details of the best of the NEW DEALS & DISCOUNTS as we get them from our Local Business Partners, similarly with our FRAUD & SCAM Warnings we want you to be aware, not be caught out. There`s a lot on our website we can`t get into our Magazine so why not get into the habit of checking the latest online news regularly, in fact, we have a Facebook Page too so why not Follow us on Facebook.

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WHAT`S ON - Locally QUIZ NIGHTS AT THE RED HOUSE Tuesday 12 Feb 8-45pm. The Red House, Caverswall. Landlords Quiz every Tuesday – this is the Easy One – Free Entry, all welcome. Terry`s Quiz – every Thursday 8-45pm. This is harder – Free Entry, all welcome. Tel:01782 395874. 1st Saturday each month. Stone Farmers Market in the High St & Market Square commencing 0900hrs – averages over 50 stalls. 2 April and every other Tuesday thereafter at 9pm. Quiz and Bingo at The White Lion, Dilhorne ST10 2PQ. Tel: 001782 394088 Sunday 7 April DMH Family 5k Ruby Walk - Wedgewood Estate, Barlaston. Take the family and dog for a morning stroll. For the runners - a 10k Ruby Run – try for a new personal best. Enter online at www.dmhospice.org.uk Friday 26 April Theme Night at Heath House Farm, Caverswall Old Road, Forsbrook. ST11 9BQ. The theme this month is Alice in Wonderland. The evening includes a five course Gourmet Meal and Quiz/Entertainment. For further details and to book telephone 01782 396027. Thurs 16 May The DMH Annual Golf day & Gala Dinner - Trentham Golf Club and Stoke Best Western Moathouse. To celebrate their 40TH Anniversary DMH will be offering supporters the opportunity to attend a Gala Dinner as well as getting their handicap down on the greens of Trentham golf Club. Prizes throughout the day and entertainment in the evening. Details www.dmhospice.org.uk Sunday 19 May The DMH Ruby Bike Ride starting from The Michelin Athletic Club. Choice of Routes - 10 miles local for the occasional cyclist, 50 miles for the fitter amongst us and 110 miles for the budding Bradley Wiggins. Enter online at www.dmhospice.org.uk Friday 31 May Theme Night at Heath House Farm, Caverswall Old Road, Forsbrook ST11 9BQ. The theme this month is an English Country Fair. The evening includes a five course Gourmet Meal followed by a Quiz or Entertainment. For further details and to book telephone 01782 396027. Please mention Trade Locally when responding to Adverts


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TRAVEL When it’s spring again… I’ll go to Amsterdam Amsterdam – that’s the place you go to on stag weekends, isn’t it? You know the routine, indulge in some legal wacky baccy in one of the coffee shops, ship in a gallon of Amstel and then go window shopping in the red light district. That’s the take most men have on Amsterdam and, I have to admit, it’s something I’ve done myself on a couple of occasions. It’s a shame because there’s much more to Amsterdam than the couple of streets and handful of alleys that make up the red light district. I have a group of long-time friends from university and every year or two we get together for a long weekend. Over the years we’ve done Barcelona, Berlin and Newquay in Cornwall but I was a bit taken aback when someone suggested Amsterdam; two of my friends are girls after all. I decided a good starting point would be to do some research; my normal preparations for a trip to Amsterdam consist of packing a wallet full of Euros and some paracetamol. Doing my homework paid off straight away; I found some cheap flights to Schipol with KLM and booked some rooms in a nice old hotel close to the station for around £70 per night. We went in late April and found it unseasonably warm with glorious spring sunshine. After checking in to the hotel we decided to have a chilled afternoon and wandered over into Jordaan, a working class district that has been transformed into Amsterdam’s equivalent of Soho in New York. Lunch in an amazingly trendy restaurant was followed by a couple of beers for the boys while the ladies browsed in the

boutiques which throng the district. As the weather was so pleasant we decided to try out one of the activities I had researched beforehand, a boat trip around the Canal Ring and into the Old Centre. There were no boring guided tours for us, though; we rented our own boat. Before you start they give you a brief lesson in boating etiquette and provide you with a map of the canals, then away you go. The Canal Ring is lined by some truly gorgeous 17th Century houses and our journey into the Old Centre inadvertently took us into the red light district which must be the most picturesque in the whole world. Sadly, the boat was electrically powered with a top speed of 5mph, not really a white knuckle ride. That evening we ate in the hotel restaurant before heading out on the town. One of our group insisted on reliving his youth by having a toot on a bong in one of the coffee shops but mainly it was a leisurely and enjoyable bar crawl. If you keep away from the red light district with its touts, drug pushers and drunken youths, Amsterdam is a very civilised and friendly city for a night out.

The next day we hired bikes and set off to see the tulip fields. Unfortunately, we got lost and wound up in a park next to Schipol Airport. A word of warning; for a native of Amsterdam riding a bike is as natural as breathing and they find idiotic Brits wobbling around and getting in the way intensely annoying. That afternoon we visited the Rembrandt Museum (everybody likes a bit of Rembrandt) and then the girls wanted to see the Anne Frank museum. It all sounded a bit maudlin to me so I enjoyed a beer in a nearby bar while they went and depressed themselves. Both the girls had to fly back that evening, the pressures of being a mother, but we boys had another night to enjoy in Amsterdam. I’m afraid to say that it all turned into a beer fuelled adventure and we wound up in the infamous Banana Bar. The next day we caught the morning flight home, shame faced and with thumping hangovers. Amsterdam, you’ve got to love it. John Grange

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I.T. & MEDIA Wearable computing - the next big thing? Fifteen years ago a personal computer consisted of two hefty boxes that sat on your desk. Ten years ago it had transformed into a laptop that you could balance on the arm of your sofa. Five years ago it had become a smartphone that you held in the palm of your hand. This evolution has been driven by technological advances; an old style PC had to be hooked up to mains power, received its data via an Ethernet cable and the screen was a cathode ray tube. Developments in LCD screens and wireless technology made the laptop possible and hyperminiaturisation of electronics, the development of the touch screen and a step change in battery technology led to the arrival of the smartphone. The truth is that users of the fledgling internet could view websites and read emails perfectly well on their clunky old desktops but, once these sleeker more mobile devices became available, we queued up to buy them. So what is going to be the next big thing in IT, the next technological advance that we will have to buy simply because it is there? The signs are that it will be wearable computing, literally computers that are part of your clothing or accessories. Out in the rarefied world of tech start-ups there are all sorts of weird and wonderful gadgets under development such as virtual reality goggles for ultrakeen gamers. Some may make it into production, most will probably not. However, there are two devices under development by mainstream technology companies that could conceivably be on the market within the next year or so.

The first of these is Google Glass. This is actually a cool name for a pair of spectacles with a tiny screen in front of the right eye of the wearer. The data on the screen could be anything from your Facebook page to a text from your mum. It sounds daft I know, but just think of the potential. You look at a restaurant and the phone number and address appear on the screen. You bungee jump off a bridge and the video is uploaded to YouTube while you are still falling. Also, you would never need to buy a Satnav ever again. It is early days for Google Glass but examples have already been given to developers to evaluate creating suitable Apps. As yet, there is no user interface available but a recently filed patent suggests that Google intend to create a laser projected virtual keyboard – you just project it onto any available flat surface and type away – awesome! The other device that has been hotly tipped, but with no official confirmation, is the Apple iWatch. This would have some but not all of the functionality of an iPhone neatly squeezed into a device the size of an oversized Rolex that you strap to your wrist. Primarily, it would be for communications and information

– the sort of things the early smartphones provided before they became games consoles, MP3 players, TVs, satnavs and all the rest of it. It could even tell the time! Apple have also been filing some patents of their own. One of them is for a pair of spectacles that provides “augmented reality.” The idea is this; you are at a premiership football match watching the action through your iSpecs. The name of each player in your field of view is superimposed on the inside of your glasses incredible. If Apple and Google are already hinting at building such devices, you can bet that the likes of Microsoft, Sony and Samsung are all beavering away at something similar. Much of this may seem like science fiction and you may wonder who on earth would ever buy such things. But consider what would have happened if you’d shown a functioning iPhone 5 to someone in the 1980s; they’d have looked at you like you’d just arrived from Mars.

Graham Iek IT Consultant

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Longton Jewellers Est 1979

Expert Jewellery Repairs on the premises Same day service available where possible Selection of New, Secondhand & Hand Made Jewellery, including Quality Diamond Rings

Gold & Silver Jewellery bought for cash

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Mediterranean Vegetable & Goats cheese tart fine Serves 4 Ingredients 200g sliced red onion 50ml white wine vinegar 100g caster sugar 3 cloves crushed garlic 1 courgette 100g olives 1 red pepper 200g good quality goat’s cheese Plain flour for dusting 50g rocket Vinaigrette Method Roll the pastry out evenly to a thickness of about 2mm, then line a baking tray with baking parchment. Put the pastry onto the parchment and cover with

another piece of parchment paper and place another baking tray on top so that the pastry is sandwiched. Bake at 180ºc for 20 minutes. Finely chop the red onion & cook until translucent in a little vegetable oil. Now add the white wine vinegar, red wine and sugar. Simmer over a medium heat until the onion has absorbed all the liquid. Slice the courgette and chargrill until you have good bar marks on the vegetables; then toss the slices in a little olive oil. Rub the peppers with a little vegetable oil and cook in an oven pre-heated to 200ºc for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Next peel the peppers, remove the seeds and

chop into large slices. Mix with the courgette, add some stoned olives and set to one side. Remove the rind from the goat’s cheese and blend in a food processor until smooth; then add the milk, blend again for one minute and refrigerate. To assemble the dish, spread the onion chutney onto the cooked puff pastry and spoon three dollops of goats cheese on top. Next, top with the courgette and pepper mix and bake in the oven for 4 minutes at 180ºc. Serve with the rocket salad dressed with the vinaigrette. Danny Jimminson Restaurateur

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A unique organisation that works in partnership with the ever changing and developing the needs of its community About the Nursery The Care & Fun Club is a highly regarded and well established childcare facility supporting families in the local community. As a registered Charity we offer quality, flexible and affordable childcare for children from the age of 2 upwards. All our staff are highly qualified and support your children in readiness for school life.

Where can you find us? The Nursery is based on the William Amory Primary School, our private entrance is off Uttoxeter Road just opposite the Co-operative (Late Shop) in Blythe Bridge. When are we open? Open 7.30am-6.00pm 51 weeks of the year closing only for one week at Christmas Free Childcare For children aged 3 until school age, the Government currently offers 15 hours of free care - which you can use flexibly. Talk to us about funding options/opportunities.

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- Come along & visit us 36, Cheadle Road, Forsbrook The Toy Library is a friendly meeting place for both parents and carers. Bring your children along for a FREE play session, whilst you sit back and relax. Maybe have a cuppa* and browse our extensive catalogue which offers a wide range of educational and sensory toys all available to hire, for as little as ÂŁ1 per box. We also have a selection of large play equipment. Why not come along - a great chance to meet other parents/carers.

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Computer literate person required to maintain, post and update content on the Company websites and Facebook Page including feature articles, adverts and sales offers. Hours flexible, age immaterial but must be reliable, literate and with sufficient computer skills. May suit Sixth Form Student on relevant courses.

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Call Ruth on 07811 175107 Blythe Bridge Secretarial Services can offer a range of services:

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Carpenters & Joinery PW Joinery SOT 01782 335429

Aerials,Satellite & CCTV Clear View Meir Park 01782 460514

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Business Classified Gold & Silver Buyers Longton Jewellers Longton 01782 320382 Groundwork SJ Chell - Cheadle: 01538 751136 Hairdressers The Hair Room Blythe Bridge 01782 388838 Home PC Services Click It Hixon Staffs 01889 270024 Home Improvements J B HomeImprovements SOT 01782 336565

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In Car Ent, Phones etc Matrix Cheadle 01538 757482 Indian Restaurant & Takeaway Ovilash Stone 01785 813137

Lawnmower Repairs & Servicing S L Servicing Stone 01785 815585 Leaflet Distribution Leaflets Ltd Blythe Bridge 01782 392355 Local Business Directory Blythe Bridge 01782 392355 www.tradelocally.co.uk

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Houseproud Roofing Blythe Bridge 01782 398152

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Taylormade Construction Ltd Blythe Bridge 07570 973692

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WGR Building & Roofing Meir Heath 07778 472251

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Painters & Decorators Karl Reed Stone 07712 38479

Secretarial Services Blythe Bridge Secretarial Services 07811 175107 43

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Smokers Requisites Mr C`s Blythe Bridge 07825 391205 P37 & P5

Allan Belfield Draycott 01782 396075

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Pet Food & Accessories Fords of Blythe Bridge 01782 392125

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Plumbing & Heating Kev Wotto Meir 01782 333379

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Office Rental Trade Locally Blythe Bridge 01782 392355

PLASTERERS Taylormade Construction Ltd Blythe Bridge 07570 973692

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Roofing NC Platt – Meir Heath 01782 388173

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Nurseries Stepping Stones Meir 01782 501666

Paving DJZ Paving & Fencing Blythe Bridge 01782 393848

Local Marketing Trade Locally Blythe Bridge 01782 392355 Locksmiths Lock Around the Clock Blythe Bridge 01782 392245

Musical Tuition Sarah Thirlwall Clarinet Rough Close 07706652225

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Paintball, Quads,Shooting Ashcroft Park Bramshall 01889 502508 27

Ironmongers Baileys DIY Stone 01785 813312 Jewellers Longton Jewellers 01782 320382

Mobile Telephones Mobile Trader SOT 01782 331771

Taxis Lucky 7 SOT 01782 333333 Tenerife Accommodation 01782 392355

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Tiles Whitebridge Tiles Stone 01785 818570

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Toy Library Forsbrook 01782 398988

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Upholstery Carlton Upholstery Cheadle 01538 756274

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Print & Design Services Leaflets Ltd Blythe Bridge 01782 392355

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Windows & Conservatories Tailormade SOT 01782 327426 Web Designers Thomas Paylor Websites Blythe Bridge

Property Maintenance J.B. Home Improvements Blythe Bridge 01782 336565

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Pegasus Property UK SOT 01782 385256

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Zoological Park Blackbrook Zoo Park Winkhill Leek 01538 308293

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