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The starting point for any kitchen design is to ask yourself lots of questions. First, who will use the room, and how – family meals, lots of entertaining or just the occasional microwave dinner? And what about other activities – homework, watching TV, doing the laundry? Do you have lots of kitchen gadgets, and will you keep them on worktops or in cupboards? Do you prefer solid or glass-fronted cupboards, or open shelves? Will you have some unfitted elements, such as a

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the splashback and window treatments. Now is the time for research, research and more research. Look at magazines and websites for ideas, ask friends and family what works or doesn’t work in their own kitchens, and visit every showroom within reach. When comparing retailers’ prices, check exactly what’s included – design and planning, disposal of existing fittings, plumbing and electrical work, associated building work, fitting flooring, tiling, carpentry – and whether or not there is a guarantee or after-sales service. Finally, don’t skimp on fitting. Poor fitting really shows, whereas a really good fitter can make even an average kitchen look truly fabulous. PLANNING A KITCHEN Deciding where the sink will go is often a good way to start when designing a kitchen. Then place the main food preparation area between the sink and the hob, making sure that this worktop space is large enough to serve up a meal, and has plenty of power points nearby for mixers/blenders and other small appliances. Try to put the dishwasher near the sink, too. Depending on your type of hob/cooker, you may need to place it against an exterior wall or chimney for easy extraction. As for the fridge, it’s a nice idea to position it, if you can, at the end of a run of cupboards so that other members of the family can get to it without disturbing the cook. The underlying principle of


The Home good kitchen design is that of the ‘work triangle’, where you can move easily between the cooker, sink and fridge. The best way to ensure this is to draw a floor plan with lines connecting each point on the triangle, and avoid placing any obstructions (such as tall units) between them. The theory goes that the most efficient length for each side of the triangle is a double-arm span (about two metres), however large your kitchen space is in total. In practice, this doesn’t always work, but aim to leave uninterrupted space between the areas you use the most. KITCHEN LAYOUTS Single line The only option if you have to site your kitchen along one wall. Place the sink between the fridge and hob, and try to maximise the

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Ornaments on your windowsills and shelves are pretty enough, but why not make your house all the more special this winter with some bowls of bulbs that are really brimful of colour, perhaps with gorgeous perfume too? You can buy ready-planted bowls of bulbs later in the year, but act now and you could soon have a stunning display at a fraction of the price. The best bulbs are those described as ‘prepared’, which basically means they have been put through a carefully planned sequence of conditions to ensure that they flower well, reliably and uniformly indoors. Prepared bulbs are often a bit pricier but are still great value. You can also use standard bulbs but the results may be 12

unpredictable. I like to use some prepared hyacinths, but just cannot help creating more bowls of non-prepared bulbs too. Visit your local garden centre now and you should see a good array of bulbs for sale, plus all the other things you need. Special bulb bowls are a good buy, and are available in just about every colour imaginable. They’re rather like huge soup bowls, but in plastic or china. Unlike standard pots they have no drainage holes, which is better for your furniture! You can use normal flower pots, but do make sure you put a fully waterproof container or saucer beneath each pot – or watering will prove messy later on. You can use standard multipurpose compost for indoor

Hyacinths for forcing are available in just about every shade imaginable – red, pink, white, cream, yellow and blue. It is best to use a single colour in any one container as there is often some variation in flowering times between the colours, and ideally you want all the flowers out simultaneously. Specially prepared crocus, paperwhite narcissus and some other daffodil types are also available. If you want to make some seriously low-cost bowls, then do as I do and buy a large bag of inexpensive dwarf narcissus, such as the cheerful, often multi-headed ‘Tete-a-Tete’. They work very well, as do crocuses. Fill your bowl about one third full of compost for larger bulbs to one half full for smaller bulbs. Firm the compost gently, but don’t compact it or the roots of the bulbs will not penetrate it well and you’ll end up with bulbs popping out of the top


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good root systems. Check the bowls every week or so and apply a little more water if necessary. It is time to bring the bowls out into the daylight once the shoots are about 2-3cm tall, which usually takes 3-5 weeks. Put them in a cool spot with plenty of natural daylight – a cool but frost-free greenhouse or a spare room window sill for instance. The shoots will continue to grow and develop a healthy green colour; they will now need a little more water.

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L i v e Ja z z 2018

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October October 1st Woodchurch Local History Society meets on the first Monday of the month at the village Memorial Hall at 7:30pm. This meeting sees the Woodchurch Ancestry Group provide three speakers who will each deliver a short talk on the following subjects. Jon Chaplin explains why William the Conqueror came close to visiting the village in 1066, Josie Mackie will recall a 19th century riot in Woodchurch during a time of severe hardship and, finally, Gary Samson tells us how the parish housed a number POW camps in WW2. The society welcomes new members as well as visitors (£2 at the door). For information ring Geoff Turner, 01233 860393. October 4th to Sunday 7th Tenterden Folk Festival 2018 Four days of folk song, music, dance, craft and traditions. Visit www.tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk for more information. October 4th St Margarets Church Bethersden are holding a free Antiques Valuation day with Clive Attrell in the church on Thursday 4th October 1pm4pm.Come along with your antiques and collectables and Clive will value them for you. Tea and cake will be available while you wait. Contact no 01233 820 728 October 5th Tenterden & District Horticultural Society’s meeting at 7.00 for 7.30 in St Mildred’s Church Hall, Tenterden when there will be a presentation by Chris O’Donoghue entitled “Garden Design - Painting with Plants”. A medal winner at Chelsea Flower show Chris combines his skills as a potter and novelist within garden design. For further enquiries please contact Janice Parsons on 01580 763900 or email parsonsrichard004@gmail. com October 6th The Return of Canterbury Cathedral Choristers with Director of Music Dr David Flood at Charing Church. Admission at the door is £8 and the evening will commence at 7pm. They were so brilliant we just had to invite them back October 6th Spiritualist Meetings held every Saturday evening at Highbury Hall, Highbury Lane, Tenterden. Doors open at 6pm, ready for 6.30pm start. Refreshments afterwards. October 6th Kay Stephenson. 13th Sue Wrotchford. Service & Clairvoyance. 20th Mary Ward. 27th Barbara Almond. All are welcomed, we also have a page on Facebook; Tenterden Spiritualist Centre October 12th Woodchurch Film Society will be showing ‘Murder on The Orient Express’. Doors will be open 7pm for 7.30pm screening Tickets:


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£4 (members), £5 (non-members). All available at the door. Venue: The Memorial Hall, The Green, Woodchurch TN26 3PF. Hot & cold drinks plus our usual delicious home-made cakes will be for sale during the interval.

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October 13th Sewing Room Sale and Craftroom Clearance at the Victory Hall, Hamstreet 10am -12noon. Lots of bargains and refreshments will be supplied. Raising funds for the Canterbury Oast Trust.

Saturday 6th October

October 13/14th Art Exhibition & Sale of Work to be held in Heysham Hall, Lydd on Sea, TN29 9PA.10am - 4pm both days. Come and meet some of the Artists at work. Paintings framed and unframed, wood carvings, ceramics, cards and other sundry items on sale at reasonable prices. Free entry with easy wheelchair access. For further information contact Anita Waden 01797 367734. October 16th Ashford Flower Club’s October Meeting will be a floral art demonstration entitled ‘Solo Plastic,’ by Jean Plaskett from Sussex. It will take place at Furley Hall, Maidstone Road, Ashford TN24 8TX, starting at 7.30pm. All demonstrated arrangements will be raffled at the end of the evening. You could be one of the winners, so come along and meet us- visitors £4.00 at the door.

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October 17th The Weald of Kent Computer Club will meet on in Biddenden New Village Hall at 7.30 pm. This evening the subject will be “Using online banking and its security”. Annual membership is £10.00. Non-members are welcome at £2 a visit. Full details: http://www.wealdofkentcomputerclub. co.uk/ Enquiries: secretarywkcc@yahoo.co.uk October 20th/21st Exhibition & Sale of Work at Stubbs Cross Mission Hall, Shadoxhurst TN26 1HE. Artists Peggy Curzons, Liz Jemmett, Jane Ohay, Janet East and David East are taking part. Free Entry 10am – 5pm, refreshments available. October 24th The Biddenden Horticultural Society meets in the New Village Hall (7:15pm for 7:30pm start) Melvin Smith’s talk is entitled “Yesterdays Gardener” and there will be a display of old gardening tools as well. Members fees are £2, Non Members £3. Annual membership £5. New members always welcome. Contact Irene on 01580 291777 or Lesley on 01580 291931 October 25th The annual Elham Christmas Market is being held 6.00pm – 9.00pm (Special preview for disabled visitors from 5.30pm-6.00pm) at the Elham Village Hall. Festive atmosphere, Lovely Christmas Gifts, Quality market stalls including: Jewellery, Chocolates, Teddy Bears, Garden Crafts, Christmas Gifts and decorations, arts and crafts, candles,

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ceramics, knitted and crocheted items, homeware and much more. Refreshments will be available on the night including delicious homemade mince pies and festive mulled wine. Fabulous raffle prizes! Entry: £1.00 (Children under 12 free) Please park in field opposite down Park Lane (bring a torch!) or in the village itself. Any enquiries to Carol on 01303 840430 It’s a festive, fun evening out for all the family. We hope to see you there! October 27th Smarden Christmas Fair 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Smarden Charter Hall, Chessenden Lane TN27 8NF. Lots of charities plus craft , jams, jellies and chutneys and delicious refreshments made by the ladies of Smarden W.I. Start your Christmas shopping and nab some bargains in a lovely village setting. Gill Bromley gillbrom57@btinternet.com 01233 770451 October 27th Fun Race Night with Hot & Hearty Supper at Hothfield Village Hall 7pm for 7.30 start. Tickets cost £6, available from Hothfield Post Office. Please purchase tickets by October 20th for catering purposes. Supper will comprise a choice of homemade tasty dishes including a vegetarian option. Please bring your own drinks and glasses. You or your business can also sponsor a race for £20, and your name will appear as a sponsor in the programme, you will also be able to name the race. Proceeds shared between Hothfield Village Hall and Hothfield History Society. If you would like to sponsor a race, reserve tickets or make an enquiry, please call 01233 625 942 or visit www. hothfieldmemories.org.uk November 3rd Hamstreet & District Branch of The Royal British Legion Annual Coffee Morning from 10am - 12pm in the Victory Hall, Hamstreet. Please come along to support this noble cause, to enjoy a cup of tea/coffee, a cake, a chat and to buy your poppies & Royal British Legion promotional items. There will be a small raffle. Any donations of raffle prizes and/or cakes would be most welcome. We look forward to seeing you. Peter Gostling 01233 732318 November 3rd Hamstreet Bowling Club Craft Fair at Bilsington Village Hall 12.00 to 16.00. Refreshments and Raffle, Crafts including cards, coasters, cushions, furniture, jewellery, knitted/ crocheted items, needlecraft, paintings, pottery, stained glass, wooden plaques. To book a table/stall call Gwen 01303 872603 or Denise 01233 733340 November 5th Woodchurch Local History Society meets at the Memorial Hall, Woodchurch at 7:30pm. Emma Hanna will give a presentation

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entitled ‘Great Chart Soldiers’ Letters of WW!’. This is the story of how a group of Great Chart women got together under the leadership of Elizabeth Strout to write letters and send parcels to soldiers serving in the trenches. These letters served to keep the soldiers in contact with village news and to assure them that they were not forgotten. Many letters survive to make a very moving story, especially on the 100th year after the 1914-18 war. We welcome new members and visitors pay £2 at the door. For information, ring Geoff Turner 01233 860393. November 20th Ashford Flower Club will be hosting a Christmas flower demonstration by Annette Urquhart entitled ‘Pickle My Walnuts’. It will take place at Hothfield Village Hall, Park Drive, Hothfield TN26 1EQ. Really open at 6.30 pm for a 7.30 pm start. Sales table, flower raffle, and Christmas charity raffle in aid of the Ashford branch of the International Glaucoma Association.Tickets £.8.00, in advance - contact 01233 628278 or 01233 820585. Playden WI Village Hall: Playden W.I. are holding their annual Curry and Quiz Charity night on Saturday 27th Sept At Playden W.I. Hall PLADEN TN31 7PL from 7.30 pm onwards. Car Parking is available. For information and to reserve a place contact Margaret \Holbrook on 01797 229364 or 07941 092690 Pop In, Coffee morning, 11 am until 1-30 pm 1st, 15th & 29th October,12th & 26th November. phone 01797 280467 WI, 7-30 pm 2nd Tuesday every month,9th October & 13th November, phone 01797 280464 Short Mat Bowls every Wednesday 2 pm until 4 pm. phone 01797 280 143 Bingo, Doors open 2 pm eyes down 2-30 pm, 11th & 25th October, 8th and 22nd November, phone 01797 280 467 Quiz night + Fish & Chip Supper, Saturday 13th October, 6 pm for 6-30 start. Tickets £11 includes a drink, available from Iden Stores, Pre book by 10th, teams of 6 or less, Minimum prize £50. phone 01797 280315 High Halden Horticultural Society (Growers, bakers and makers!) We will be holding our AGM in the Memorial Hall on Saturday 13 th October at 7 pm for 7.30 pm start. The evening will include a Speaker and presentation of awards for the year. Entry is £5 which includes a buffet supper”


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ONE PAN LEMON AND HERB CHICKEN ROAST A quick and easy roast for midweek or Sunday lunch with hardly any washing up! Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/ gas mark 6. Place the butter in a bowl and beat in the garlic, mixed herbs and the zest and 1 tbsp juice from one of the lemons. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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Ease the skin away from the chicken thigh portions and gently push about 1 tsp of the herb and garlic butter under the skin of each portion then smooth the skin back down. Place all the chicken portions in a large roasting tin. Toss the potatoes in half the olive oil and season. Scatter around the chicken along with the rosemary sprigs. Cut the second lemon into thin wedges and nestle them in between then chicken and potatoes. Drizzle over the rest of the olive oil. Roast in the pre-heated oven for 55 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes until the chicken is golden and cooked though and the potatoes are crisp and tender, turning the potatoes and basting the chicken with the pan juices once or twice. Serve from the roasting tin with steamed green vegetables, if liked. You can use any combination of mixed TIP herbs for the garlic and herb butter – thyme, parsley and oregano all go particularly well with chicken. Or just choose one strongly flavoured herb such as tarragon.


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Everyone loves a bargain. Check out our top finds, from supermarket own-brands to discounted goodies… Beauty Pie’s products are made by the same laboratories that supply lots of highend brands, but they’re a whopping 85% cheaper. Bestsellers include the Wide Eyes Mascara (members’ price £3.92), Futurelipstick Luxe Shine (members’ price £3.50) and Plantastic Micropeeling Super Drops (members’ price £6.80). There is a £10 monthly membership fee, but you’ll easily save that with just one or two products. Why not club together with friends and split the fee and postage costs? See www. beautypie.com. Your kitchen cupboard could be a treasure trove of DIY beauty ingredients, such as olive oil, brown sugar and coconut oil. For softer skin, cut the foot out of an old pair of tights, pop a handful of porridge oats into it and tie a knot to secure them in place. Add the oat bundle to the bath as it’s running and enjoy a long, relaxing soak. Oats are a real multi-tasker – they cleanse, moisturise, exfoliate and soothe irritation. They can even help to treat eczema and other itchy skin conditions. And, as a bag of organic porridge oats costs less than £2 in Tesco, each oat bundle will cost you just a few pence. Have a walk down the beauty aisle when you’re doing the weekly shop. Take George 28

at Asda’s Long Lasting Nail Polish in Rich List. It’s a delicious nude metallic and costs just £2 – see www. asda.com. Discount stores are handy for essentials such as shower gel and nail files, as well as budget makeup brands and fragrances. I found Dolce & Gabbana’s The One Essence in Home Bargains for £24.99 (RRP £68.50), www. homebargains.co.uk. High-street clothes stores often sell reasonably priced own-brand cosmetics. Sets tend to offer the best value (as long as you’re likely to use all the products). Next’s All In One Makeup Palette is a great buy. It’s available in two colourways – Natural and Glamour. For £12 you get a bronzer, highlighter, two blushers and three eyeshadows. They’re housed in an expensivelooking gold compact, complete with mirror. See www.next.co.uk. There’s often very little difference between baby wipes and makeup wipes, aside from the cost. Look for natural, biodegradable, unperfumed baby wipes, such as Earth Friendly Baby Gentle Aloe


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Clubs & Societies Tenterden Tenterden Al-Anon Family Groups Hope and support for family and friends of Alcoholics. Every Tuesday at 8pm at West View Care Centre. www. al-anonuk.org.uk Ashford Ramblers www.ashford-ramblers.org.uk T: 01233 668762 Benenden Players www.benendenplayers.co.uk Bethersden Art Group We meet on Thursday evenings in Bethersden Village Hall, 7.30-9.30pm, for ten weeks each term. For further info contact Sue - 01233 820585. Bowls Club T: 01580 766659 Deep South Line Dancing Club every Tues evening 7.30pm until 9.30pm at St Michaels Village Hall, St. Michaels, Tenterden. We are a small friendly club and welcome new members of all ages though not suitable for beginners. Great music and good exercise with a qualified teacher. Contact Pam on 01580 241389 for further details. Homewood & District Astronomical Assoc. (Hadas) www.hadastro.org.uk Meets 2nd Thurs of each month, 7.30pm, Homewood School. Martin Frey: 01233 758222 Homewood Badminton Club Tues Evenings, Tenterden Leisure Centre. Contact Doreen Mackey 01580 762965 Lions Club Of Tenterden Contact Rod Macdonald Tenterden 01580 764705 Parkinson’s UK, Ashford Branch. Meets 1st Wednesday of every month at Godinton Village Hall, Loudon Way, Ashford. For information call Mike Wharrad – 01233 623530 PILATES. Tenterden Mondays 9.30am, Wednesdays 9.00am. Mixed ability classes. Body Control Qualified Instructor. Contact Liz 07958 708874 or email: lizsims.pilates@gmail.com Rotary Club Of Tenterden Kelvin Williams, 01580 761376, www.rotary1120.org/tenterden

Tenterden & District Residents Association - looking after the interests of locals - Membership Secretary Mike Lyons (01580 765423) www.tdra.org.uk. Sinden Theatre Contact Homewood School 01580 764222 Ext 284 www.sindentheatre.com St. Michaels Short Mat Bowls Club Tel. 01580 762037 Friday Evenings 7.15pm St. Michaels Village Hall. St Michaels Village Community Group Meet once a month, please check our website for event information and details of our next meeting www. stmichaelsvillage.com Tenterden Active Retirement Association (TenARA) Secretary: Anne Alexander 07873 579581 (after 5pm) Email: tenttenara@ hotmail.com Tenterden & District Assn. Angling & Preservation Paul Locks: 01580 292201 e:plocks578@btinternet.com Tenterden Badminton Club T: 01233 633488 Tenterden Bowls Club Recreation Ground Road. Come join our 100 yr old outdoor club in Tenterden. Fresh air, gentle exercise, good company, new friends, good fun for 8 to 80+ year olds. Tenterden Bridge Club meets at the Tenterden Club,Church Road, every Wednesday at 7.10 pm. Host system applies. Visitors and new members welcome. Contact Margaret Clement 01580765194 Tenterden Camera Club - A chance for members and guests to meet socially and discuss photography, exchange ideas, tips and problems. We have an informal “Snap Chat” meeting at 7.30pm in the William Caxton

on Tenterden High St on the first Monday of each month to discuss photographic issues. There is no charge and all are welcome - just buy yourself a drink... We also meet fortnightly (the second Thursday and the fourth Wednesday each month) in the upstairs meeting room at the Zion Baptist Church, Bridewell Lane in Tenterden. New members and guests very welcome. Full details on our web site: www. TenterdenCameraClub.co.uk Tenterden Cricket Club T: Mr D Carter 07970 747244 Tenterden Cycling Club For Tenterden & St Michaels & surrounding areas. Suitable for all abilities. Contact Ian McCormick by email or text, email preferred TN30CC - Cycling Club. Email: tn30cycleclub@gmail. com, T/txt, 07419785411 www. tenterdencycleclub.com Tenterden Day Centre, Church Road, Tenterden. Contact Sally Pettengell 01580 762882 Tenterden Duplicate Bridge Club. Contact Sue Rolles 01797 252753. Tenterden Golf Club T: 01580 763987 enquiries@tenterdengolfclub. co.uk Tenterden & District Horticultural Society. Guest speakers, plant sales, outings and practical workshops on all things horticultural. Contact: Lindy Bates 01580 764505. Tenterden and District Twinning Association, (twinned with Avallon, France) Contact Suzanne Tiltman 01233 770777 suzanne. tiltman@gmail.com Tenterden & District Local History Society T: 01233 770082 Tenterden & District Museum Assoc. Tenterden Museum T: 01580 764310

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Clubs & Societies Tenterdenmuseum@yahoo.co.uk Tenterden National Trust Assoc Ann Stevens 01580 764791 Tenterden Over Fifties Singing Every Wednesday afternoon 2pm - 3.30pm term time St. Andrews Church Hall, Ashford Rd. Tenterden...just at top of Turners Ave. Just FUN singing for all. First visit is free to see how you enjoy it. Contact us on 01233 750585 Email: celia@livinglively.org.uk Tenterden Operatic & Dramatic Society Mrs. A. Patrick 01580 241966 www.tods.me.uk Tenterden Singers T: Martin Bailey 01233 820322 Rehearsals on Tuesday evenings 8pm in the Music Block of Homewood School. Musical Director: Stephen Pusey Tenterden Spiritualist Centre Highbury Hall. Highbury Lane. TN30 6LE, every Sat evening, from 6.30pm all are welcomed. Contact David Burgess 01233 756127 davidburgess127@btinternet.com Tenterden Tennis Club T: 01580 762580 Tenterden Ukulele Club. Open to all ages and levels. Contact Darren 07718 134 404. dcollins40@ hotmail.co.uk Tenterden U3A If you are not in work with time to spare, the U3A offers leisure activities and an opportunity to meet like-minded people in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere Contact Linda Matthews T: 01580 764093 E: lindamatthews3@gmail.com Tenterden Youth Club Alan Sugden Tel: 01580 765531 The Warblers Tony Singleton T: 01580 753431 www.tonysing.me.uk/mw/ Tenterden Writers’Group We meet every other Monday from 10.30- 12.30 at the London

Beach Hotel. We are a friendly bunch and new members, whether experienced writers or complete novices, would be made more than welcome. For details see our website (just google Tenterden Writers) or phone Ken on 01580 201184. The Tenterden Club Church Road, Tenterden thetenterdenclub@btconnect.com w: www.thetenterdenclub.co.uk Any queries please contact Ann Francis (Club Secretary) on 01580 762888 weekdays 10 till 2.00 Weald Of Kent Art Society We are a friendly and vibrant art society. If you would like to find out more about us or are interested in joining please visit our website: wealdofkentartsociety.co.uk or ring Secretary: Maggie Macaulay 01580 241843 Weald U3A is a society for the dynamic over 50s with a thirst for knowledge, social activities and new experiences. We have a large number of interest groups including Bridge, Films, Italian, Jazz, Stargazers, Lunches and Theatre Visits. See www.u3asites.org.uk/ weald or contact Richard Sargent, T: 01580 764239 e: r.sargent@btinternet.com Yoga St Michaels village hall @8.00 pm on Wednesday evenings. Price £8.00 contact Sue Wainwright 07958606939 or 01622890746 for more info. Women’s Institute: Tenterden: S.Dalgarno. 01580 76498 St. Michaels: B. Watkins 01580 765085 Tenterden Glebe: Ann Lewis 01580 292099 Young Wives: St. Michaels J. Coombs 01580 763733 Tai Chi - Every Tuesday at Tenterden Club, upper hall, from 10.30 to 11.30 at £5 per person,

this is Tai Chi Yang Style focusing on the health aspect of Tai Chi, and can help with balance, stability, relaxation, co-ordination strengthening and overall wellbeing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Just turn up and join us. The Tenterden Club, Church Rd, Tenterden TN30 6AT T: 01580 762888 Tai Chi For Health Monday Appledore Village Hall. Beginners 9.45 , Intermediate 10.45. Thursday Hamstreet Victory Hall Intermediate 9.30 , Beginners 10.30. £6 pay as you go, www. taichiforyou.co.uk, 07587 167756

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Rye Bowls Club Contact Annette Bull Tel. 01797 280457 Rye Harbour Sailing Club membership is open to everyone who is interested in cruiser or dinghy sailing on tidal waters. Contact Richard Hopper Membership Secretary for full details. Phone 01797 222291, email richard@richardhopper.plus. com or visit our website www.rhsc. org.uk Rye and District U3A Meet monthly on 3rd Monday of month, 2pm at Rye Community Centre. We have 27 different interest groups meeting at different times throughout the month and are always open to new suggestions and ideas. New members welcome, join us to share a range of educational, creative and leisure activities. Visit www.u3asites. org.uk/rye or tel. Sheila on 01797 224339 or June on 01797 226380

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St. Michaels 01580 766811 Stone in Oxney 01233 758362 Rolvenden 01580 241211 07874214916 Wittersham 01797 270048 Biddenden 01580 291320 2nd Tenterden Scout Hall Lesley McCarthy 07791 949652 Rye Harbour 01797 223 631 Playden 01797 223 113 Iden 01797 280467 Highbury Hall Tenterden Bookings 01580 763692

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Tenterden Methodist Church Mrs S.Delgarno 01580 764981 St. Mildred’s and the Glebe Hall Anne Alexander 07873 579581

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We have changed our name from The Tenterden Tuesdays to ROCK IT! And are now a rock and pop choir. We sing anything and everything, from show songs to current chart hits.If you want to sing for fun, socialise with like-minded people and go home with a big smile on your face and a great song in your head, then this is the group for you! If you are worried that your voice isn’t ‘up to it’ then rest assured. We have an open door policy with no auditions and we won’t ask you to sing alone... unless of course you want to! We have been rocking’ it for almost ten years and are well known for our enthusiastic, fun approach to singing and socialising. We give new members a warm welcome and you will quickly feel at home, singing along in the comfort of a large group. What makes us rather different from other groups is that we are non-profit making. Every penny raised from events big or small, goes to local and national charities In particular The Pilgrims Hospices and Abigail’s Footsteps. Join us and help to raise even more for these wonderful causes whilst having a great time. New season started September 4th, enjoy your first session for free! Visit www.rockitchoir.co.uk or call Helen on 07475 103230 Venue: Zion Hall, Tenterden High Street, TN30 6BB. Every Tuesday 7.15pm – 9pm £7 per week and no fee for missed sessions.


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Important Information Emergency 999 Police Neighbhd Team Ashford & Tenterden 101 Rye 0845 60 70 999 Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 Out of Hours Doctor 0845 4349655 William Harvey Hospital 01233 633331 Conquest Hospital, Hastings 01424 755255 Samaritans 116 123 www.samaritans.org

Doctors Surgery Ivy Court, Tenterden 01580 763666 East Cross Health Clinic 01580 262 000 Rye Medical Centre 01797 223333 Tenterden Counselling Service Confidential 0776 968 3347 www.tenterdencounselling.org.uk Veterinary Practices Rye 01797 222265 Tenterden 01580 763309 Rye Town Council 01797 223902 Tenterden Town Council 01580 762271 Parish Councils: Rolvenden 01580 740242 Tenterden 01580 762271 Wittersham 07944 183798 Ashford Borough Council Ashford Gateway Plus 01233 331111 Tenterden Gateway 0300 041 4141 Citizens Advice Bureau 01233 626185 Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre 01580 764222 Rye Primary School 01797 222825 Rye College 01797 222545 Kent Adult Education Homewood Centre: 01580 764356 Rye College: 01797 222545 Tenterden National Trust Assoc Ann Stevens 01580 764791 Rotary Club Of Tenterden 07812 203139 www.rotary1120.org/tenterden Rye & Winchelsea Rotary Club Membership: 01797 225739 Meetings: 01797 226380 Tenterden & District Residents’ Assoc. Chris Mason 01580 765199 www.tdra.org.uk Rye Tourist Information Centre www.visitrye.co.uk 01797 229049 Sinden Theatre (Arts College) 01580 763826 www.sindentheatre.biz info@sindentheatre.biz

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08457 740740 01233 840000 07821 387727 07851 395210 01797 227722

Hypohounds 07872970009 info@Hypohounds.co.uk www.HypoHounds.co.uk Tenterden Alcoholics Anonymous Three weekly meetings in West View Care Centre, Tues & Fri evenings, one on Saturday mornings Tenterden Charities Michael Wells 01580 762353 Tenterden Community Hub St Mildred’s Church Hall, Church Rd TN30 6AT. 01580 766155 info@tenterdencommunityhub.co.uk (answerphone) www.tenterdencommunityhub.co.uk Volunteer Bureau Town Hall, 24 High Street.TN30 6AN 01580 765819 Rother Voluntary Action 01797 229600 Age UK Ashford - www.ageuk.org/ashford 01233 668 765 ageukashford.org@gmail.com CARM www.carmromneymarsh.org.uk 01233 758122 e: office@carmromneymarsh.org.uk Parkinson’s UK, Ashford Branch 01233 623520 East Kent Strokes 01233 840448 www.eastkentstrokes.org St. John Ambulance Brigade Russel Parkin 01580 766245 Royal British Legion Roger Thomas e: rmh_thomas@hotmail.com 01580 766880 Women’s Section: N. Holman 01580 762302 S E Kent Multiple Sclerosis Soc. 07767 326138 mssoutheast@gmail.com Tenterden Active Retirement 01580 763892 E:Teriwtent@btinternet.com Tenterden Disabled In Action Tenterden Day Centre 01580 761060 e: Tdiatenterden@tiscali.co.uk NSPCC: Tenterden & District 01580 763733 Pregnancy Sickness Support Kent and Sussex www.pregnancysicknesssupport.org.uk/ T: Denise Clifford deniseclifford@btinternet.com

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