to the June Issue of Frimley Focus I can hardly believe that three years ago (yes three!!!) I was writing about us all going off to put a cross in a box to decide if we wanted to stay in the EU…. And we are still shilly-shallying about! Luckily the pragmatism required in Westminster is alive and well in our area and small business is still forging a path ahead regardless. In fact, in these uncertain times, I quite often resort to thinking locally to make sense out of it all! So let’s boost the local economy while we wait for those “in power” to sort things out! If you have a business in the area, please do get in touch so we can spread the word of your (no doubt) fabulous services to your neighbours in Frimley, Frimley Green, Deepcut and Mytchett ... Local customers can also help to reduce your carbon footprint, so brownie points all round! We are heading into silly summer season... A special offer awaits the first 10 new customers to confirm a booking with us, so don’t waste time, contact us today! As always, we are always keen to hear from you if you have details of local events, clubs and societies that we can include in our community pages. Until next time!
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Library Direct Surrey Libraries and its dedicated volunteers work hard to make sure the library service can reach and support everyone. Many of Surrey’s residents are unable to get to their local library due to ill health, disability, mobility problems or caring responsibilies. But thanks to the Library Direct service this barrier is being removed. Library Direct allows individuals to once again select their own books, and have dedicated volunteers deliver them right to their doors. In addi on to having complete access to library stock, this services also helps to combat isolaon. Volunteers will o7en stop for a coﬀee and chat, and in many cases, form friendships with the people they are visi ng.
We are currently in need of more volunteers in the Frimley Green/Myche' area to enable us to deliver this service to residents no longer able to visit the library themselves. As well as suppor ng individuals in their homes, Library Direct has a Community Se:ngs service. This service can also u lize Library Direct volunteers to deliver crates of books to se:ngs such as care homes and rehabilita on centres. For more informa on on Library Direct please visit our webpage h;ps://www.surreycc.gov.uk, or call 01483 543599. Alterna vely, you can email Library Direct at firstname.lastname@example.org
This service is a completely free and comes with addi onal beneﬁts for its clients. Such as extended loan periods and amounts, plus no ﬁnes or overdue charges.
The Church on The Green (Frimley Green Methodist Church) in connection with the Open Gardens event on 9th June. We will welcome visitors on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th June from 10am to 4pm. The theme of the displays is All Things Bright and Beautiful. Entrance and refreshments are free.
ARE YOU OVER 50 WITH A PENSION POT ? WOULD YOU LIKE HELP WITH YOUR NEW PENSION CHOICES ? The CAB is offering free and confidential guidance at a bureau near you. Our trained CAB guiders will help you understand the jargon and your pension options FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL OUR PENSION WISE TEAM
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WE NEED HELPING HANDS Our voluntary group known as Helping Hands have been suppor ng the local community for over 15 years. We provide assistance to residents of Mytche;, Frimley Green and Deepcut, mainly with transport to Doctors and hospital appointments, visits to the den st and shopping trips . Our clients who are principally elderly make a small dona on to cover expenses and our 35 or so volunteers give their me for the beneﬁt of others with local chari es beneﬁ:ng from any surplus funds we have at the end of each year. “I feel that we are giving help to those that most need it in our local community and this is hugely sa sfying” is one quote from a volunteer and another said “it’s not a huge commitment as I say no if I am already commi;ed to something else in my life”. Helping Hands cannot exist without our volunteers. We are becoming busier as it seems that more and more people need our help. If you live in the local area, have a small amount of spare me available, can drive and would like to give something back to those in most need, joining our group is just for you.
If you are interested in ﬁnding out more about becoming a volunteer for Helping Hands, please give David Horton a call on 01252 675348. We would love to hear from you.
Frimley Over 60’s Club meet every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at St. Peter’s Church Hall, Frimley at 1.45pm until 4pm. We have speakers, activities, raffles, information sharing and friendship. We have refreshments at every meeting. So if any one has time on their hands, why not come and join us? Please contact Val Walther on
Frimley Evening Townswomen’s Guild
Are you looking for new friends and interests? Why not come and join us? We meet at the Frimley Village Hall on the first Thursday of each month at 7.30pm, and have many activities including: Outings to gardens, and places of interest, • Book Clubs, • Craft and needlecraft, • Monthly Ramble and Stroll, • Scrabble Group. We also have talks on varied subjects given by guest Speakers. We are a friendly group and would welcome new members. Call Joan on 01252 834459 or Arline on 01252 836833
FRIMLEY FLOWER CLUB, Parish Hall, Parsonage Way, Frimley. (Next to St. Peters Church) We meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month (not August) Doors open at 1.15pm. for a 1.45 start, and the meeting is over by 4.00pm. The entrance fee for a visitor is £5. At each meeting a Demonstrator will complete approximately five arrangements and will raffle them. We are quite a friendly bunch (excuse the pun) and you would be made very welcome. For further information please contact Lynne on 01252 654603.
Surrey Heath Age Concern would love to hear from you if you are able to help us as a volunteer driver. We have two different projects that we run and for which we are looking for help. Tea and Memories is held at our Rainbow Café in Camberley town centre on a Tuesday afternoon between 3pm and 4.30pm. We provide a lovely tea in bone china cups and delicious cakes on our cake stands This is a free event and we would love to have another driver who could bring in some older people, stay and have tea, and then take them home again afterwards. Tea and Chatter is held once a month on a Sunday afternoon and again we are looking for a couple of new volunteer drivers who could pick up one or two older people, take them to a tea party in a host’s home, stay with them for tea and then take them home again afterwards. Both of these parties are great fun and enable older people to enjoy themselves, make new friends and ease isolation and loneliness. If you feel you may be able to help as a driver for either of these events we would love to hear from you. All travel expenses will be paid plus you get a free tea!
For further details. please contact Gill on 01276 707585 e mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Surrey Heath Singers is the performing name of Surrey Heath Choral Society. The choir rehearses on Monday evenings at 19:30 In the hall of High Cross Church, Camberley GU15 3SY. These evenings are entertaining, enriching and enjoyable. If you would like to join in the fun, singing with a friendly group of like-minded people, come along to our rehearsals; a warm welcome is extended to all. www.surreyheathsingers.org.uk
Fed up with Junk Mail? Waste disposal company Veolia have calculated that the average home receives around 650 items of unwanted mail every year. If you’re fed up with your letterbox being full of “junk”, there’s no single organisation that you can register with, but here are some actions you can take: Get a letterbox sticker Put a ‘no junk mail’ sign on your door. You can make a sign yourself or you can order stickers online from Veolia – email your name, address and request to email@example.com. Contact Royal Mail You can tell Royal Mail to stop to delivering unaddressed mail to your address. You can find the form you need online by searching “royalmail opt out”, but Royal Mail will send you a copy of the form if you can’t print it yourself. You can phone them on 0345 266 0858 or email them your name and address at firstname.lastname@example.org. You'll stop getting unaddressed junk mail within 6 weeks but this won’t stop addressed advertising material. Register with the Mailing Preference Service This will stop most advertising material that’s addressed to you personally. You can register at the MPS website mpsonline.org.uk or you can contact them by phone on 020 7291 3310 or email email@example.com. You should start to notice a difference soon after registering - it can take up to 4 months for the service to be fully effective. Stop charity marketing mail You can contact the Fundraising Preference Service if you want to stop getting marketing mail from a charity registered in England, Wales or Northern Ireland. They'll tell them to remove your contact details within 28 days. The best way to do this is to register on their website fundraisingpreference.org.uk. You can register over the phone if you prefer on 0300 3033 157. Contact your electoral registration office You can search for your local electoral registration office on GOV.UK. Ask them to take your details off the ‘open register’ - this is a list of people and addresses that can be bought and used for sending junk mail. Tick the box that says “opt out” of the open register whenever you’re asked to register.
Contact the sender directly If you want to stop getting mail from a particular sender, contact them directly. Include this sentence: “Please stop processing my personal data for direct marketing purposes in accordance with Article 21 of the GDPR within one month of the date above.”
Return to sender If you get junk mail with a return address on the envelope, you should write “Unsolicited mail, return to sender” on the envelope and then post it - you don’t have to pay. Report scam mail If you want to report a potential postal scam you can write to Royal Mail at Freepost Scam Mail, phone 0800 0113 466, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Citizens Advice Surrey Heath We are a local charity which provides free, confidential and impartial advice to anyone living or working in Surrey Heath. We are now at Surrey Heath House, Knoll Road, Camberley, GU15 3HD Monday to Thursday 10-4 or call 03444 111444. Visit citizensadvicesurreyheath.org.uk for further information including details of outreach sessions at Chobham and Bagshot. Or between 10 and 12 on Wednesdays in Windle Valley Day Centre, Bagshot Or visit our website for more information: www.CitizensAdvice Surrey Heath.org.uk
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Kids Page: The â€œcoin clockâ€? solution is: 1) 12 onto 3 2) 7 onto 4 3) 10 onto 6 4) 8 onto 1
Fun Quiz: Last Lines 1) King Kong 2) They should be in rhyming couplets, and they should not be performed in rehearsal The life of Pi
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The June issue of the popular community magazine for Frimley, Frimley Green, Deepcut and Mytchett