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May 2019



May Spring is truly here...AT LAST!!! Time for a good clear out and new beginnings! There’s no excuse for an untidy house, scruffy garden or sloppy health and beauty regime when you have this fantastic guide to local services at hand! The longer days and (fingers crossed…) sunnier weather are fuelling a renewed energy and enthusiasm. There are lots of concerts, shows and clubs to participate in, so to make the most of opportunities in and around the area, take a look at the community section. Don’t forget, if your business target area is Surrey Heath, our publications cover a total of 13,000 homes in the following areas: Frimley Focus: Three Villages:

Frimley, Frimley Green, Deepcut and Mytchett Bagshot, Lightwater and Windlesham

With generous discounts for booking in more than one magazine, why not give us a call today to find out what we can do to give your business a boost? Or pop on over to our super updated website for more details! Remember, this is your community magazine, so if you are involved in any clubs, societies or charities and you are looking for more members, or having an event, please get in touch so we can tell your neighbours! Until next time!

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Community Events



Community Events

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$on to having complete access to library stock, this services also helps to combat isolaon. Volunteers will o9en stop for a coffee and chat, and in many cases, form friendships with the people they are visi$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://, or call 01483 543599. Alterna$vely, you can email Library Direct at

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.

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

01252 894288 or email 35

Community Events

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

01276 63300.

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


Community Events

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:


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.


What are hate incidents and hate crimes? Hate incidents and crimes are acts of hostility or violence directed at people because of who they are or who someone thinks they are. For example, you may have been verbally abused by someone in the street because you’re disabled or someone thought you were gay. If you’ve experienced a hate incident or crime you should report it to the police. What are hate incidents? A hate incident has happened if the victim or anyone else think an act was motivated by hostility or prejudice based on disability, race, religion, transgender identity or sexual orientation. Here are examples of hate incidents: • verbal or online abuse • abusive phone or text messages • damage to things such as your property • throwing rubbish into your garden • malicious complaints • physical attacks or intimidation by children or adults.

there are other things the police can do to help you deal with the incident. It’s best to record and report all the hate incidents you experience to help the police get the full picture. How to report a hate incident or crime You can report a hate incident or crime by visiting your local police station or by calling 101 (but ring 999 in case of emergency) or use the police-funded True Vision website You can ask someone else to phone the police on your behalf such as a friend or relative.

If you are not comfortable contacting the police you can report a hate incident or crime to Stop Hate UK any time on 0800 138 1625 or online at When is a hate incident also a hate crime? When hate incidents become criminal offences they You can also contact Citizens Advice to help you are known as hate crimes. A criminal offence is report the incident, and you can find further inforsomething which breaks the law of the land. mation about hate incidents and crimes and discrimiAny criminal offence can be a hate crime if it was carried out because of hostility or prejudice based on nation in national website disability, race, religion, transgender identity or sexual orientation. Some police forces also take action when hate crimes are based on other personal characteristics such as an alternative sub-culture, eg, Goths. When something is classed as a hate crime, the judge can impose a tougher sentence on the offender under the Criminal Justice Act 2003. Here are We are a local charity which provides free, examples of hate crimes: confidential and impartial advice to anyone

Citizens Advice Surrey Heath

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hate mail causing harassment, alarm or distress criminal damage, theft, burglary or fraud assault or murder.

What can you do about a hate incident or crime? If you’ve experienced a hate incident or crime you can report it to the police. You can also report a hate incident or crime even if it wasn’t directed at you. For example, you could be a friend, neighbour, family member, support worker or simply a passer-by. When reporting the incident or crime you should say whether you think it was because of disability, race, religion, transgender identity, sexual orientation or a combination of these things. If you’re worried about the police not taking you seriously You may be unsure whether the incident is a criminal offence, or you may think it’s not serious enough to be reported. Although the police can only charge and prosecute someone when the law has been broken,


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 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




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Frimley Focus May 2019  

The May 2019 issue of the popular Community Directory for Frimley, Frimley Green, Deepcut and Mytchett.

Frimley Focus May 2019  

The May 2019 issue of the popular Community Directory for Frimley, Frimley Green, Deepcut and Mytchett.

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