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95 January 2020




to the January Issue of Three Villages Happy New Year one and all! Well, the last cracker has been pulled, the last le9over turkey consumed in a curry and the recycling bins are overflowing with cardboard boxes and wrapping paper! We hope your Christmas wishes have come true and your resoluons for 2020 have been made! If one of those resoluons is to support the local economy by shopping local, then please do use the businesses in the magazine… you’ll get a great service! If you are a business owner and your resoluon is to grow your business, please give us a call to find out about our winter warmer offers for new adversers! We also welcome news of your clubs, sociees and acvies to fill the community pages. Unl next me...

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Award Winning Demena Care Home in Camberley Holly Lodge, a private care home in Frimley Green specialising in Demena Care, was announced as a winner at the presgious naonal Caring UK Awards. Awards Holly Lodge is delighted to have won the 2019 Excellence and Innovaon in Demena Care Award at the naonal Caring UK event hosted on Friday 15th November at the Athena in Leicester. Judges described Holly Lodge as, “Heartwarming. Making residents and relaves smile is the daily goal at Holly Lodge. They are connuously striving to improve and it is clear that this luxury care home is designed with the service, views and needs of people living with demena at its core.� These are the reasons why Holly Lodge won. Holly Lodge is part of the Forest Care group, comprising of four private, luxury care homes based near Camberley and Basingstoke. The team was surrounded by employees from Forest Care when the announcement was made. Everyone roared with applause and was overjoyed with Holly Lodge’s success. Rico Bustamante, Care Home Manager at Holly Lodge, says “I feel incredibly proud of my team and all that they achieve. It’s not an easy job but they all show great dedicaon, commitment and paence to people living with demena. Thank you to everyone who supported this nominaon and to Caring UK for selecng us as winners. We feel truly honoured to hold this tle�. Alina Tesu, a nurse at Holly Lodge, said “I’m so proud to work with everyone at Holly Lodge and feel blessed that our genuine care for our residents and relaves has been externally recognised�. Frank Fogarty, owner of Forest Care commented “what a wonderful way to wrap up 2019 and lead into the fesve season ahead. Forest Care is fortunate to have a fantasc group of dedicated people caring for our residents�. To view this amazing award-winning Care Home, please speak to a member of the team at Holly Lodge directly on 01252 833080 or email hollylodge@forestcare.co.uk.






Our next FREE networking evenings are Tuesday 14th January and Tuesday 7th March At the Red Lion pub 6.00pm- 8.00pm


Community News & Events

Please contact us on 07973 560216

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


Are you wondering if you can draw or paint? Or do you know already but want more prac%ce Then come and join us at the


The Windlesham Art Group is a well established club which meets on a Tuesday morning from 11.15 to 2.15 every two weeks in the Link at St John’s Church, Windlesham. It is open to all ages and a wide geographic community – from Camberley to Sunningdale, Windsor to Chobham and beyond. Some members are new to art and are exploring and developing their abilies with guidance on techniques and subjects from the more experienced members. Some of the more pracsed members are now exhibing and even selling their creaons. Whether an absolute beginner or a seasoned arst, they all like the friendly, relaxed, undemanding social atmosphere of the group. Each session costs £3 to cover the overheads and includes coffee/ tea and biscuits. Bring your own picnic lunch and enjoy yourself.

For dates and further informaon, contact June Pugh (01276 503 702) (june.pugh@ntlworld.com) or Terry Woodger (01276 451 647) (terrywoodger@fanfarecom.com)


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Tringhams West End Centre and Lunch Club Fancy ge=ng out of the house for a bit, enjoying home cooked food and mee%ng new friends? TRINGHAMS meets on Mondays and Fridays at the Sports Pavillion, Benner Lane in West End from 11.00 to 15.00 We are a Charity and have our own mini buses which collect folk from their homes in West End, Bisley, Chobham, Lightwater and Windlesham. Our members are in their 70's, 80's and 90's. Once at the Centre we enjoy coffee and biscuits before having a good 'home cooked meal'. There are quizzes, bingo, games, music and newspapers to read. You can have a shoulder massage or your nails done by one of our volunteers. TLC is available in abundance!! We also have occasional oungs to local places of interest. So if you, or someone you know, lives locally and would like to try us out, please give us a call! Would you like to drive a minibus? (You need to be under 75.) Or could you spare an hour or two to help run the centre, by serving refreshments or simply having a chat? We are currently looking for volunteers, so if you could spare some me call us. You can have a lot of fun and make a big difference to people’s lives.

Please call Jane or Ruth on 07506461600

Windlesham Country Market Is a local community co-operave. The market meets on 1st Saturday of the month from February to November and 2nd Saturday in December. 10 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. All Saints’ Community Hall, Broadway Road Lightwater GU18 5SJ. Home made baked goods, savouries, preserves and honey are all produced by our cooks holding Level 11 Hygiene cerficates and registered with their Local Authority. In addion plants, fruit and vegetables in season are available. A varied selecon of cra9 stalls including local arsts are also present. Refreshments are on offer and there is a car park at the rear of the hall accessed by a track beside the hall. We are always looking for talented home cooks, home growers and home cra9s people to become members of Windlesham Country market.


Strike up new friendships when you join Camberley and District Probus Club for rered or semi-rered men with professional or business background. Members and partners parcularly enjoy the camaraderie of our regular oungs, annual holiday, occasional bowls, golf and quiz contests. We meet on the first Wednesday of the month for a convivial lunch at Pine Ridge Golf Club. We’re a welcoming club: to find out more contact assistant secretary Brian Barrow : 01276 21771 brianlbarrow@gmail.com www.camberleyprobus.org.uk

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


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Are you struggling to pay your energy bills? If you’re struggling to afford your gas and electricity, don’t ignore these bills! What can you do? The first step is to contact your supplier to discuss ways to pay what you owe them. Your supplier has to help you come to a soluon that works for both of you. If you don’t try to negoate with your supplier, they might eventually threaten to disconnect your supply. Energy arrears are a 'priority debt'. Priority debts are those which have a risk of serious consequences - this means you need to pay them before debts like credit cards. If you have more than one debt, work out which debts to pay first in priority order.

Agree a payment plan Tell your supplier that you want to pay off your debts in instalments as part of a payment plan. You’ll pay fixed amounts over a set period of me, meaning you’ll pay what you can afford. The plan will cover what you owe plus an amount for your current use. Your supplier must take into account how much you can afford to pay - give them details about your income and outgoings and how much energy you use. If you’re not sure how much you can afford, look for “budgeng tool” on our naonal website ci%zensadvice.org.uk which takes into account other debts you have. If you can’t afford the payment plan, speak to your supplier again to negoate a beVer deal. If you don’t, your supplier might make you have a prepayment meter installed.

Benefits and grants Every year millions of people fail to claim billions of pounds of welfare benefits they are entled to. If you’re disabled, elderly or have a low income, you can check what benefits you’re entled to using the calculators at turn2us.org.uk, en%tledto.co.uk or beDeroffcalculator.co.uk. If you are receiving benefits, you might be able to repay your debt directly from your benefits through the Fuel Direct Scheme. Contact the Jobcentre to check. They’ll contact your supplier and tell them you want to pay off your debt this way - your supplier must agree to it. You can apply for a hardship grant from your fuel supplier if it’s npower, eon, Ovo, Sco!sh Power, EDF or SSE. The Brish Gas Energy Trust scheme is open to anyone - you don't have to be a customer. You can also check if you could reduce your future bills and


make your home warmer at the website simpleenergyadvice.org.uk

How we can help We have recently launched our Energy Advice Programme (EAP) to help people in financial need who find it hard to pay their energy bills. At an EAP appointment our advisers can do one or more of the following: • Help you understand energy companies’ tariffs and bills • Provide informaon and support on switching tariff or supplier • Give advice on energy efficiency measures and grants available to pay for these • Carry out benefit entlement checks and help you claim any benefits, discounts or charity grants you might qualify for • Help you apply to join the Priority Services Register if you’re elderly, disabled or chronically sick • Assist with any complaints you might have against your energy company.

Contact us for an appointment using the details below

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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Local groups, clubs & societies

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Numbers that Count

…Surrey Police 101 …Crime Stoppers 0800 555111 …Gas emergency service (Transco) 0800 111999 …Electricity (if your power supply is interrupted) …EDF Energy 0800 7838866 …Southern Electric 08457 708090 …Water 0845 7823333 …NHS Direct 0845 4647 …Frimley Park Hospital 01276 604604 …NCT 0870 4448707 …Samaritans 08457 909090 ...Childline 0800 1111 …Victim Support 0845 3030900 …Citizens Advice Bureau 03444 111445 …Libraries 0845 6009009 …Surrey Heath Borough Council 01276 707100 ...Surrey County Council 03456 009009 …Arriva 01483 506919 …National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950



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Three Villages January 2020  

The January 2020 issue of the popular community magazine for Bagshot, Lightwater and Windelsham

Three Villages January 2020  

The January 2020 issue of the popular community magazine for Bagshot, Lightwater and Windelsham

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