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Hi everyone, The sun is shining, the birds are singing and at last, as I write, it seems that spring has finally sprung! Whoopee! As this magazine arrives we are about to head into the Easter break and our thoughts turn to the long weekend, family get togethers and CHOCOLATE Easter Eggs! I’m sure that a very respectable period of time has now elapsed since Mother’s Day so I’m more than ready for my next chocolate fix. I’m not fussy, milk chocolate or plain, I’m particularly partial to mint or anything with toffee in it - just bring it on! Easter tends to be the first opportunity we have to get out into the open and enjoy the spring sunshine, I do hope the weather continues to be good throughout the break, it’s just the tonic we need to dispel memories of all that winter rain. For those of you planning to tackle the garden, you should find some help within

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Bringing Up Babies

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and I suggest you choose an odd number, perhaps three, or five for a much larger garden, as this invariably makes a better display than if even numbers of plants are used. It may be tempting to plant too close and although this will provide a better looking display initially, over-crowded plants are less likely to become well established, will have to be moved in the near future and in the meantime will be more prone to numerous diseases.

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A visit to any nursery or garden centre at this time of year will reveal a brilliant array of herbaceous perennials. Right now they might be small and not look particularly enticing but just take a look at the illustration on the label and you will see that these small plants have great potential. They’re also great value, usually somewhere around the £1.50-£2.50 mark. It’s essential that newly planted perennials are given that little bit of extra tender loving care. Small plants such as these are more likely to be prone to any weather extremes and even plants in larger pots should be well established. When you ease the plants out of their pots, if you see a really plentiful supply of roots that usually means you have purchased a good plant. Check the plant labels to see the ultimate spread of the plant. For the best effect you generally want to grow several individuals of the same species

It’s also essential to plant at the correct depth. With herbaceous perennials you need to make sure that you place the plant in the ground to the same depth that it was in the container and although you may decide to mulch the soil afterwards, do remember not to mulch right up to or over the crown of the plant, as this is likely to lead to poor growth and maybe even dieback. Weed control is essential and you can either hoe regularly between the plants to prevent the weeds causing competition or you can use a deep mulch or perhaps even place squares of landscape fabric or black polythene around each plant. Do remember however, if you use polythene, rain will not be able to penetrate through it and so the plants are more likely to suffer from drought. With landscape fabric this is not a problem. I’m a great fan of copper-impregnated and coated fabrics as these help to keep weeds and slugs and snails at bay. Once you have dug over the whole bed, then it’s well worthwhile adding a general fertilizer. If you notice that the soil is on the heavy

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The History of Trench Watches Part Two by Ryan at www.fullywound.co.uk While German troops at this time were largely issued the more primitive “pocket watch” design, Allied troops had a wide range of new models to choose from. Many examples featured small silver pocket watch cases fitted with leather straps and displayed radium-illuminated porcelain dials protected by the aforementioned shrapnel guards. Wristwatches were no longer considered a novelty but were now a wartime necessity, and companies were scrambling to keep up with the demand. One company that enjoyed success during this time was Wilsdorf & Davis, Ltd., founded in 1905, and later renamed The Rolex Watch Company, Ltd., in 1915.

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Hans Wilsdorf, the founder and director of Rolex, was a strong proponent of wristwatches since the turn of the century. While others scoffed at them, Wilsdorf continued to experiment with their accuracy and reliability. Thus, some would argue that he did more for their advancement than anyone in history. In fact, he is even credited with sending the first wristwatches to the Neuchatel Observatory (Switzerland), for accuracy testing. They all passed the rigorous battery of tests, which encouraged Wilsdorf to push them even further.

Rolex subsequently received the very first wristwatch Chronometer awards from the School of Horology in Bienne (1910), and the Class “A” Certificate of Precision from the Kew Observatory in England (1914). To this day, Rolex watches consistently receive more Chronometer Certificates from the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC), than every other watch company in the world, combined. After the Great War, many soldiers returned home with souvenir trench watches - so named for the

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Bananas ripen so quickly that it’s easy to find yourself with several left over needing to be used up. Many people don’t like the taste or smell of ripe bananas though so they often go to waste. However, when baked in a cake they lose their slightly sour smell and give a subtle taste, which is particularly delicious when combined with chocolate and walnuts.

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Carefully mix in the flour and bicarb, baking powder and cinnamon so there are no lumps, then fold through the dark chocolate and most of the walnuts.

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Chocolate and Eggs: Easter Food Superheroes or Arch-villains? It’s Easter, the season of eggs and chocolate. But what’s the latest advice about these foods? Do they harm or heal? EGGS Research and improved understanding means eggs are no longer a nutritional Big Bad Wolf.

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Packed with goodness A medium egg is very low in carbohydrates and supplies over 10% of our daily protein needs. Containing just 66 kcals and 4.6g of fat (only one third saturates), it’s a great source of nutrients often scarce in UK diets; around 20% of us are Vitamin D deficient. Eggs provide a third of daily Vitamin D requirements, around half our required Vitamin B12 and selenium, and Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, folate, biotin, iodine and phosphorous. What about cholesterol? And salmonella? Research shows that cholesterol found in eggs and other foods has a negligible effect on our cholesterol levels. Our body makes cholesterol and levels are raised by many factors. Saturated fat was the main suspect until recently, when a fresh look at the evidence cast some doubts. Regarding salmonella, the Food Standards Agency recommends, for now, that vulnerable groups should only eat hard-boiled eggs. However, a massive increase in chicken vaccination has more

than halved infection cases. All eggs with the Lion Mark come from vaccinated chickens and all 150,000 tested during the last two years were salmonella free. Chocolate Chocolate has been accused of causing acne, obesity, high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and diabetes, among others. But it’s not necessarily guilty, and may have beneficial effects. • Acne. There’s no scientific proof that chocolate causes acne; research suggests foods with a high glycaemic load may be guilty. • Obesity & diabetes. Due to high sugar and fat, over-indulgence may show on the scales. However, recent studies show chocolate can lower your insulin resistance (potentially reducing diabetes risk). A study of 1,500 teens showed that those eating 1.5oz of chocolate daily had less body fat and more energy than those eating 0.16oz daily, so some scientists say 1.5 ounces a day may be beneficial (that’s just a square and a half ). Experts say diabetics can eat chocolate, but should monitor their total carbohydrate intake. • Cardiovascular health, cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Many studies suggest that cocoa has beneficial effects on cardiovascular health, improving blood pressure, vascular function and blood flow and reducing clot risk. It may

lower cholesterol slightly, but only as part of a low fat diet. Stroke. A study involving 44,489 people concluded that chocolate eaters were 22% less likely to suffer a stroke and 46% less likely to die from one. Brain function. Chocolate can help preserve the brain’s blood flow and prevent memory decline in older people, and could be important in diseases like Alzheimer’s. Mood. Chemicals in chocolate can raise our serotonin levels and affect other receptors in the brain that trigger feelings of well-being. Migraine. While chocolate contains chemicals believed to be migraine triggers, recent data shows that some cocoa compounds may be beneficial in migraine treatment. Osteoporosis. The bad news: chocolate may contribute to osteoporosis. One study of women aged 70-85 found that daily chocolate consumers had lower bone density and strength.

Proper comparisons haven’t been done between white, milk and dark chocolate, but most beneficial effects come from cocoa content. So choose high cocoa content varieties low in sugar and fat, and eat chocolate in moderation as part of a healthy diet. By Alison Runham


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Kent Youth Theatre: Stage and screen academy, a stage for any age from 3+. Classes in the performing arts with its own agency for professional work. 01227 730177 Canterbury Air Cadets: Ages 13 to 17 Years (01227) 768497 Invictor Athletics Club: From 7 Years Contact@Iekac. org.uk Badminton: Racketeers Ages 7 to 16 Years (01227) 709377 Bokwa & Zumba: Next Generation Dance Studio Adults (07597) 052999 Body Conned And Yoga: Charlton Park Adults (01227) 831355 Ballet: Tippy Toes - Ages 18 Months To 4 Years (07786) 566647 Beavers & Carbs: Stelling Minnis - Ages 6 to 10 Years 01227 700552 Brown’s & Rainbows: Petham - Ages 5 to 10 yrs 01227 738766 Canterbury Bowling Club: Adults Men & Ladies 01227 463704 Calligraphy Group: Fresh Start Calligraphy Group. Adults (07522) 921790 Canterbury Camcorder Club: Adults Second Friday of Month 01227 730431 Dance-Ballet, Tap, Modern: Next Generation Dance Studio, from three Years (07597) 052999 Football: Chartham Sports Club, from Age 4 (01227) 732442 Golf: Broom Park Golf Club, Junior Lessons (01227) 830728 Gardeners Society: Waltham, 01227 701088 Gymnastics: Canterbury Gym Club from 3 Years (07941) 778057 Hockey: Polo Farm Sports Club from 3 years (01227) 769159 Horse Riding: Park Farm Riding School from 5 yrs (01227) 728349 Canterbury Horticultural Society: 01227 731171 Karate: Canton Martial Arts from 5 years (0845) 519 0390 Piano & Singing Tuition: Charlton Park All Ages (01304) 611996 Rotary Club-Whitstable: Chesterfield Golf Club Adults www.whitstable Rotary.org Canterbury Rugby Club: from Age 7 (01227) 761301 Canterbury Sea Cadets: Sea Cadets Ages 10 to 18 years, 07772835006 Squash: Charlton Park, Adults (01227) 831355 Singing: The Lemon Zingers, Children & Adults

www.lemonzingers.co.uk Canterbury Tae Kwon Do Club: From 6 years (07939) 362473

JOAN LITTLEWOOD’S Musical Entertainment

OH, WHAT A LOVELY WAR! By Theatre Workshops, Charles Chiltern, Gerry Raffles and Members of the Original Cast. Title suggested by Ted Allan

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Oh, What A Lovely War! was first produced in 1963 at the Theatre Royal Stratford East by Joan Littlewood’s Theatre Workshop. It’s an ‘End of the Pier Show’ which satirizes WW1 and War in general. It includes many Music Hall songs reminiscent of the period 1910-1920 such as “Hold Your Hand Out, You Naughty Boy!” “There’s a Long, Long Trail A Winding” “ Keep the Home Fires Burning” “Take me Back to Blighty” “The Bells of Hell go Ting-a-ling-a-ling ”

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Out of Hours Doctor Kent & Canterbury Hospital William Harvey Hospital

0845 4349655 01227 766877 01233 633331

Samaritans www.samaritans.org

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Neighbourhood Watch Scheme: Old Wives Lees N148 Mick Marsh 01227 730308 Chilham Parish Sports Centre (Bookings): Amanda Norman 01227 730693 Chartham Primary School & 01227 731876 FIRS NURSERY, Chartham /01227 738225 www.firsnursery.co.uk Charities Macmillan Cancer Support W: www.forget-me-nots.co.uk Parkinson’s UK, Ashford Branch Contact Robert Gurney 01233 666577 SE Kent Multiple Sclerosis Soc. 07767 326138 Royal British Legion 01233 620 167

Transport National Train Enquiries www.nationalrail.co.uk Doctors Surgeries Bus Enquiries Chilham: Dr Kinnersley 01227 730210 Arriva Bus Enquiries (Travel Line) 0871 200 22 33 Chartham (Customer Services) 08456 00 22 99 Parish Road Surgery 01227 738224 The Old School Surgery 01227 738282 Village Halls Bridge Health Centre 01227 831900 Chilham: Elham 01303 840213 Stephanie Marsh 07975 754131 Wye Surgery 0844 3878419 Old Wives Lees: Mrs Christine Green 01227 730878 Chilham Group: Hospital Friends: lettings@oldwivesleesvillagehall.com Elizabeth Hobbs 01227 730622 www.oldwivesleesvillagehall.com

Veterinary Surgeons Barrowhill Veterinary Hospital 24 hr Emergency Care

01233 624687

Downs North Ward - Ashford Borough Cllr Doug Marriot 01227 730912 Canterbury City Council 01227 862 000 Parish Councils: Chilham: Parish Clerk Geoff Dear

07923 631596

Chartham www.charthampc.org.uk

01227 738110

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