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Molesey

Matters

Putting Local Business First Keeping a Community Together

March 2020 Issue 41

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Here we are in March. Spring is almost upon us. There are two main things to remember. Firstly, do remember that on Sunday 29th March at 1am the clocks go forward one hour signalling the start of British Summer Time (BST). Secondly don t forget Mother s Day, Sunday 22nd March. In this issue we take a look at one of Molesey s best kept secrets .The Molesey Centre for the Community, wander through the history of Painshill Park and The Riverhouse Barn in Walton conjures up one of my favourites Bread Pudding. #LoveMolesey also

March 2020 returns from 23rd March. See pages 38 and 39 for details of how you can get involved Dominic Raab also updates us on schools planning in our area. Take care and see you next month.

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Molesey Centre for The Community 4 Painshill Park 6 Elmbridge Museum 9 Where the Wild Things Are 10 Elmbridge Community Lottery 12 We Are The Voice 14 We do we change the clocks? 16 Elmbridge Resident s Fund 18 Origins of Mother s Day 22 Dominic Raab 26 Molesey Matters Roving Reporter 32 Recipe of the Month 34 Xcel 36 #Love Molesey 38/39 Garden View 41 Events Coming Up 42 Friends of Fleetside 44 Index of Advertisers 46

Molesey Director: Paul Chard Telephone : 07946 494288 Email : paul@villagematters.co.uk Website :www.villagematters.co.uk Cover Photo by The Editor :The River after Storm Dennis Send any photos (300dpi) for consideration to: paul@villagematters.co.uk

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Molesey Centre for The Community Molesey s Best Kept Secret Driving from Hersham to Molesey few people spare more than a glance at a hall almost hidden from the road. Next time you pass it, check the car park,. During the daytime it will often be full of vehicles. This is with good reason for, almost unbeknown to local residents, it is a hive of activity for the over fifties. Following a major refurbishment a few years back there are enough events to keep members more than occupied. Every weekday a threecourse lunch is served, with choices for main and dessert. The excellent food is cooked on the premises and all that is required for those requiring lunch is to let the desk know before eleven o clock. A table for up to eight can be booked and there is also an opportunity to order a glass of wine! Maybe a bottle for that special birthday lunch. Once a month or so the lunch is followed by a free film show with up-to-date films on offer. There is even ice cream or popcorn available during the interval. From ten o clock those attending one of the classes or just feeling like a cuppa can drop in and have a tea and a bun or, if they like, can just have a chat with old and new friends. Guests are welcome and are charged a little more for lunch. Membership at ÂŁ15 is great value! There is certainly plenty on offer for those with an interest in looking after their body or

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their minds with exercise classes, a hairdresser comes in twice a week, plus a beautician for waxing and beauty treatments, with a chiropodist also visiting the centre. Maybe try one of the computer courses on offer? There are also numerous visitors with stalls selling jams and cakes, and very tasty sausage roll and pasties. Other stalls are often there selling jewellery and clothes. In addition, there are regular outings by coach in the summer, with a small bus for pub lunches for the less able. There are many other regular weekly activities, keep an eye on the quarterly events program that you can pick up at the centre. Why not pop in with a friend one morning for a homemade tea and cake and look at the forthcoming events on offer? Valentine Day was also celebrated in the Community Centre,. We decided to go for a 3 -course lunch, with wine, cheeses and biscuits, entertainment and dancing (and of course playing lottery!). All this for an annual membership of ÂŁ15 a year! For those unable to make their own way to Molesey Centre, transport can be booked through Elmbridge Council. Molesey Centre for the Community is run by those who care for and about the community.

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Painshill Park and Charles Hamilton Painshill Park, one of the most important 18th century landscape parks in Europe, was the creation of the Hon. Charles Hamilton. Born in 1704, Hamilton was the ninth son and fourteenth child of the Earl of Abercorn. After an education at Westminster and Oxford he went on two Grand Tours and was much influenced by the art, architecture and landscape of Italy.

From 1738, Hamilton began acquiring land at Painshill, Cobham, and over the next thirty-five years dedicated himself to turning this rough heathland into a vision of idealized beauty. Hamilton created the terrain he wanted, laid out grassland, planted woodland and shrubberies, and created an artificial lake with islands. Ornamental garden buildings and features in a variety of styles completed the picture. Many of the plantings were of newly available exotic species from North America and elsewhere. Painshill was one of the earliest landscape parks, breaking away from the previously favoured style of formal, symmetrical gardens. In this, Hamilton was a forerunner of Lancelot Capability Brown and also of the late 18th century Picturesque movement – yet his style was distinct from both of these. Painshill was famous during Hamilton s lifetime and many people came to visit, several leaving detailed descriptions of the park. Hamilton never had a great fortune and had to borrow extensively throughout his life to pay for his work at Painshill. Eventually in 1773 his debts became overwhelming and he was forced to sell the park. After this, Painshill had a succession of owners, most of whom took good care of it or, at the very least, did not impose any major altera-

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tions. Thus it survived into the twentieth century remarkably unchanged from its original form. From the time of the Second World War, the park suffered neglect and from 1949 it was sold off in a number of parcels. Some parts were used for commercial farming and forestry, while the rest was left untended: grassland and lakes became overgrown with trees and undergrowth, and the garden buildings decayed, collapsed, and in some cases totally disappeared. Many people believed the park to be unsalvageable, but during the 1970s various groups formed and began to take an interest in its possible restoration. Elmbridge Borough Council was able to purchase the land making up the core of the original landscape park, and in 1981 employed Janie Burford as Director of a possible restoration project. In November 1981 the Painshill Park Trust was formally incorporated and the Council granted the land to the Trust under a 99-year lease. Biological and archaeological surveys were undertaken, and in 1983 the Trustees decided to pursue a full and faithful restoration of the park to its appearance in Hamilton s day. Restoration work began in 1983 and continues to the present day, aided by generous grants from many charitable bodies and private benefactors. In 1987 HRH the Prince of Wales became the Trust s Patron and he has visited the park several times. It was always the Trust s firm intention to open Painshill to the public, but for many years access was limited to pre-booked tours and Sunday afternoons because of local difficulties over the siting of a public car park. However, the park was fully opened in 1997 and a purpose-built Visitor Centre was opened in 2001. In 1998 the Trust was awarded the prestigious Europa Nostra medal for the exemplary restoration from a state of extreme neglect, of a most important eighteenth century landscape park and its extraordinary garden buildings . It s well work a visit :

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Elmbridge Museum commemorates VE Day anniversary The Blitz in our Borough exhibition - at the Civic Centre in Esher until June 2020 The Museum s new exhibition uncovers the stories of local people who showed remarkable resilience whilst facing attack in their streets, shops and homes. Some became Civil Defence workers, air raid patrol wardens, and fire guards. With the men in the armed forces, women often took their place in the factories. From the members of the Women's Land Army in Cobham to the workers at Vickers-Armstrong factory in Brooklands, Elmbridge people all played their part in our Borough's own Blitz experience. You are invited to attend a free curator s talk about the exhibition on the following days: Wednesday 1st April 2020: 12.30 1pm • VE Day Special - Thursday 7th May 2020: 1.30 - 2pm Talks are free, and booking is not required. Questions are welcome. Our Exhibitions Officer will describe the process behind researching and installing the exhibition, while also outlining Elmbridge's varied and unique experience of the Blitz in more detail. She will talk about the Museum s WW2 audio project and the soundbite testimonials she recorded when meeting residents who had first-hand experience of the Blitz. These audio clips draw a vivid picture of local life in WW2. This additional content will be available as part of the Elmbridge at War online exhibition on the museum website (elmbridgemuseum.org.uk) from March 2020. Elmbridge Museum invites you to find out what life was like in Elmbridge during the Second World War. Discover where bombs fell and handle real WW2 artefacts. Take part in an air raid drill and learn how to create your own gas mask! Shop using a ration book. A fee of £5 per child applies. Booking essential at elmbridge.gov.uk/learning/families Please mention Molesey Matters when responding to adverts

Cllr Janet Turner, Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, said: The role played by residents in the war effort was remarkable and Elmbridge Museum s Blitz exhibition uncovers incredibly humbling testimonials of bravery and resilience. Come and visit soon and don t miss the opportunity to spend some time exploring life in WW2 with your children at the February half-term workshop run by the Museum Team. Don t forget to book your child s space in good time . For further information about the exhibition or workshops, please contact Elmbridge Museum at 01372 474 568

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Where the Wild Things Are - Connecting with Nature

By Ben West Would you like to spend more time with your children in the outdoors? Would you like to identify the birds, butterflies and other wildlife you see out and about or in your garden? Would you like to walk in nature with other like-minded people? Have you ever wondered which wild plants and fungi are edible? Are you interested in cultivating a deeper connection with nature?

Maybe I can help. I'm Ben West, a Molesey resident, lover of landscapes, wildlife and the outdoors and a lifelong student of nature . Molesey Heath is a local nature reserve and one of my favourite places to make contact with the sights and sounds of the natural world. I ve spent the last ten years wandering around the area building up an intimate knowledge of the resident and visiting wildlife and would like to invite you to join me on a series of monthly walks around the reserve taking in the changing scenes of the passing seasons. Molesey Heath is one of the best places in Elmbridge for birdlife and on our walks I ll introduce you to the various resident and migratory species that can be observed on the reserve. Along with visual identification techniques we ll also train our ears in to bird songs and calls and go one step further, toward an understanding of how bird language and behaviour can teach us more about the landscape and its other inhabitants. We will come across tracks and signs which might lead to an encounter with a Fox, Roe Deer or a harmless Grass Snake. We will look at the changing insect life through the seasons including Stag beetles, dragonflies, damselflies and a wide range

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of butterfly and moth species. We ll also spend time with the organisms that provide the supporting structure for all life on the reserve; plants. Molesey Heath is rich in wildflowers so we ll have plenty of opportunity to identify a whole host of species along with an exploration of their medicinal and culinary uses. We might even have time to sample a wild leaf salad I m father of three young children and understand the importance of taking every opportunity I can to get them outdoors. A fun way of engaging kids with nature is through bushcraft, so we ll identify any trees and shrubs we come across and also look at their practical uses in bushcraft such as fire lighting and weapon making. Connecting more deeply with nature helps us appreciate the interconnectedness of all things. Each strand in the web of life depends upon another to hold it in place. This realisation of the interconnectedness of all life on earth can be a transformative experience. If the next generation do not make this transformation then the survival of our species on this planet looks uncertain. Whether you want to spend time outdoors in good company discover new ways of getting your kids outside or simply improve your nature ID skills we would love to have you come along. Meetings are held the last Saturday of every month. The first meeting of 2020 is Saturday March 28th. Price is ÂŁ10 for adults and children under 16 are free. No dogs please. We meet at 9.30am at the main gates to Molesey Heath on Approach Road, KT8 2LL. Binoculars are useful but not essential. Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions. Do be aware that the paths around the site can get muddy and slippery with rain. The walks will typically last around a couple of hours depending on the level of interest amongst the group and the wildlife we see on the day. To book your place please email: ben@wherethewildthingsare.co.uk Please mention Molesey Matters when responding to adverts


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Citizens Advice Elmbridge West signs up to the Elmbridge Community Lottery Following last month's launch event to good causes, the Elmbridge Community Lottery is pleased to announce that local charity Citizens Advice in Elmbridge West has signed-up to benefit from additional funding. The Elmbridge Community Lottery has been established to support good causes in the borough and Citizens Advice is one of the first to sign up.

Generating additional funds through the Elmbridge Community Lottery with the support of the local community, is vital and most appreciated to continue our work. " How does it work? Tickets will cost £1 with 60p going towards local good causes, compared to just 28p in the pound for the National Lottery. The draw will be weekly with a jackpot of £25,000 for a matching sequence of six numbers, other prizes being £2,000, £250, £25 or three free tickets. There are two parts to the Elmbridge Community Lottery. Elmbridge good causes will be able to set up their own lottery page and will receive 50p in every pound spent by players using this method. A further 10p in every pound will go into a general Elmbridge Community Lottery good causes fund, with the remainder being put towards prizes, operating costs and VAT. Players who do not wish to support a specific cause can still take part in the Elmbridge Community Lottery, with 60p of their ticket price going into the general good causes fund, which will be distributed by the council. Buying tickets Lottery tickets are available to buy from elmbridgelottery.co.uk with the first draw and the chance to win £25,000 happening on March 28. Sign up as a good cause

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Margaret Bourne Chief Executive, Citizens Advice Elmbridge West is thrilled to part of the Elmbridge Community Lottery: "Generating new sources of income is becoming increasingly important to cover the running costs of our charity to maintain long term sustainability. We are also developing how we deliver our service across Elmbridge to maximise our accessibility to all across the community and these new projects require additional funds and investment to resource.

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We Are The Voice By Aoife Brennan Last month we reported on the creation of the Elmbridge Climate Emergency Working Group and objectives of building a carbon neutral borough. Many individual efforts are being made already, such as the Boomerang Bags initiative, plastic free towns and not least, school initiatives. This month we hear from Niamh Clune, who is leading the magnificent children s environmental choir, We Are the Voice, which is made up of children across a number of schools in the borough. You can hear them perform at the Riverhouse Barn on March 15th during the Family Funday Sunday, an event raising plastic free awareness. In 2002, the World Summit on Sustainable Development was to be hosted in Johannesburg. I was campaigning for effective waste management back then. In my younger days, I had been a professional singer/songwriter in London but moved away from music to pursue a career in psychotherapy. This led me eventually to work in Africa for Oxfam, UNICEF and World Food Programme. Those of us working in the NGO sector knew that we were facing a looming environmental crisis and world governments weren t listening. We needed to get their attention, but how? By chance, I bumped into an old friend, Chris Thompson, who had been the lead singer with Manfred Mann s Earth Band and who had also written the song You re the Voice a huge hit for John Farnham. Chris suggested that I could use his song to promote the World Summit. I ran with the idea only to hear from his management that we couldn t use it as it was about to be re-released by someone else. I was deeply disappointed. Not deterred, I decided to write my own song, tailored specifically to the environment. I called the song, We Are the Voice, and recorded it with my daughter. A local environmental NGO in Johannesburg loved it and used it to promote the World Summit. Even better,

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my daughter and I were invited to sing the song at the opening of the World Summit! After many years away from performing, it was a terrifying but exhilarating experience. Like many others, I was horrified to see David Attenborough s recent stark reminder of Climate Change and the plastic crisis. Being a grandmother now, I worry about all our children s futures and decided to resurrect my song. We re-recorded it with children from six local schools. You can hear it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/d8hAW8K172c Many schools have since sung it in their assemblies as part of a plastic awareness workshop that can be downloaded free from our website: https:// www.wearethevoice.org.uk. The song made such an impact on the children that we decided to form a children s environmental choir, delivering positive messages of change and helping children to feel empowered rather than overwhelmed. We write all our material about environmental issues and encourage the children to write songs themselves. On 6th March, we record a new song, which we are keeping under wraps until its release. We are all very excited about it. The song will be performed by the choir at a Family Funday Sunday at the Riverhouse Barn in Walton on 15th March, a plastic-free, fundraising event. By the way, we are always looking for fabulous singers. Get in touch for audition details. info@wearethevoice.org.uk

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Why do we Change the Clocks? It s time to turn the clocks forward an hour at 1 am on 29th March. This time when sunrise and sunset are one hour later on the clock is known as British Summer Time, or Daylight Saving Time. It is believed that the concept was first proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1784 in an essay entitled; An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost of Light. Ancient civilisations had already been adopting similar concepts however by adjusting their routines in accordance with the sun s schedules. The first official modern use of Daylight Saving Time was in Ontario in 1908, and several other Canadian cities followed. At around the same time MP Robert Pearce proposed a bill in the House of Commons based on work done by British Builder William Willett around moving the clocks eight times a year to achieve similar results. This was rejected. Germany became the first European country to introduce Daylight Saving Time in April 1916. Its rationale was that the use of artificial light would be reduced and thus there would be more fuel for the war effort. Britain followed shortly after in May 1916.

The ability to conserve energy that would otherwise be used on artificial light A decrease in road accidents because roads are naturally lit during the time when most vehicles are using them Some studies such as one carried out by the Belfast Telegraph also claim that the extra hour of daylight means that tourists stay out longer and spend more money - an extra ÂŁ6.34 million in Northern Ireland alone. Some are not in favour though. For example, traditional dairy farmers claim Daylight Saving Time disrupts milking routines. This mainly affects developing countries as elsewhere milking is automated. Some research has also shown that there is a greater risk of people having accidents or being the victims of crime because they leave their houses in the morning when it s still dark. Some studies have suggested that in the first few days after the clocks go forward there are more heart attacks too.

Finally for those of us who struggle to remember when we turn the clocks forward and when they go back, this little phrase may help: Spring Forward, Fall Back, as the time when clocks go back always happens in the Autumn. This year in the UK, the date when Greenwich Mean Time will begin again is 25th October.

Daylight Saving Time is now utilised in over 70 countries world wide although dates of implementation and clock adjustments vary. The main benefits of Daylight Saving Time are said to be: The opportunity to make better use of natural daylight

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Application Process open for Annual Funding to help improve the lives of Elmbridge residents Elmbridge Council are now accepting applications for annual local Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) funding. The application period is open until Sunday 29 March, with the applications being reviewed in June and early July. CIL allows Elmbridge Borough Council to raise funds through borough development to help pay for the physical infrastructure needed to mitigate the impacts of new development. As part of the process, we annually allocate a portion of CIL funds to be spent locally on smaller infrastructure schemes that are required in the communities where development took place. Settlement area committees known as Local Infrastructure Spending Boards have been formed where local Councillors decide on how these local CIL funds will be allocated. In the case of Claygate, the local proportion of CIL funds will be passed directly to the Parish Council. Successful local CIL applications have included projects such as capital improvements to state schools to better enable them to meet the needs of an increasing school population, improvements to community facilities, footpath works and countryside access improvements. Cllr Karen Randolph, Portfolio Holder for Planning Services is a keen advocate of the CIL process and is delighted that local groups have benefitted from the funding: Working in partnership with schools, charities and other non-profit organisations CIL can provide

below: Sunbury and Walton Sea Cadets building for the future St James Church of England Primary School toilet and cloakroom upgrade Cardinal Newman Catholic Primary School hall extension Patient participation group defibrillator Hinchley Wood Primary School playground upgrade Chatterbus CIC ticketing machine upgrade The CIL funding has made such a big difference and we are hugely appreciative of the support given to us. We are now progressing the training centre project, which will provide an important place for young people across the community. Mrs Cramp, Chairman, Sunbury and Walton Sea Cadets Please visit: www.elmbridge.gov.uk/cilfunding for more information.

vital funding to help improve the lives of the people of Elmbridge. I would highly recommend local groups to review the criteria and submit an application for funding. A sample of some of the projects supported through the local CIL funding are listed

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Help us celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 5 March and Share a Million Stories throughout March. World Book Day is the world s biggest campaign to provide every child and young person in the country with a book of their own and inspire them to read more. Reading for pleasure is the single biggest indicator for success in life, more than family circumstances, educational background, or income. But it s in decline. So, what not visit your local library and make the most of this month s buzz about books and reading? Join us in supporting the global Share a Million Stories campaign. Sharing stories together – anywhere, anytime – for just ten minutes a day has long-lasting effects on a child s future and being read to is critical in igniting enthusiasm for reading, and creating lifelong readers. How can you get involved? Join your local library and borrow more books to capture your child s new enthusiasm for reading. Visit your local library and spend 10 minutes reading a story together. Join us for one of our weekly Story times. Ask about Children s Chatterbooks reading groups. Encourage your child s class to organise a visit to your local library. Find out how teenagers can inspire younger children by volunteering with Summer Reading Challenge. Find more information about events in your local library or visit surreycc.gov.uk/libraries

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The Origin of Mother s Day - 22nd March The origin of Mother's Day goes back to the era of ancient Greek and Romans. The earliest history of Mother s Day dates to the ancient annual spring festival the Greeks dedicated to maternal goddesses. The Greeks used the occasion to honour Rhea, wife of Cronus and the mother of many deities of Greek mythology. Ancient Romans, too, celebrated a spring festival, called Hilaria dedicated to Cybele, a mother goddess. The celebration made on the Ides of March by making offerings in the temple of Cybele lasted for three days and included parades, games and masquerades. Early Christians celebrated a Mother's Day of sorts during the festival on the fourth Sunday of Lent in honour of the Virgin Mary, the Mother of Christ. In England, the holiday was expanded to include all mothers. The more recent history of Mother s Day dates to 1600s in England. Here a Mothering Sunday was celebrated annually on the fourth Sunday of Lent (the 40-day period leading up to Easter) to honour mothers. After a prayer service in church to honour Virgin Mary, children brought gifts and flowers to pay tribute to their own mothers. It was then called Mothering Sunday. However, the celebration of the festival as it is seen today is a recent phenomenon and not even a hundred years old. Every year, people point out that the mid Sunday in Lent is not Mother s Day but Mothering Sunday . Many blame America for introducing the former and making it commercial. In America, of course, Mother s Day is the second Sunday in May, as proclaimed by Presi-

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dent Woodrow Wilson in 1914. It is marked on that day because it was the result of a campaign by Anna Jarvis (1864-1948), whose own mother had died on May 9. This is where the British tradition grows a little complicated. For the revival of Mothering Sunday must be attributed to Constance Smith (18781938), and she was inspired in 1913 by reading a newspaper report of Anna Jarvis s campaign in America. Neither Constance Smith nor Anna Jarvis ever became mothers them-

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selves. Anna Jarvis regretted the growing commercialisation of the day, even to disapproving of pre-printed Mother s Day cards. A printed card means nothing, she said, except that you are too lazy to write to the woman who has done more for you than anyone in the world. Today the festival of Mother s Day is celebrated across 46 countries (though on different dates) and is a hugely popular affair. Millions of people across the globe take the day as an opportunity to honour their mothers, thanking them for their efforts in giving them life, raising them and being their constant support. Source : Various/Christopher Howse Please mention Molesey Matters when responding to adverts


If your body is in trouble look no further than Richard Game. Richard has just opened his new venture, GAMEPLAN , in Hampton Court Parade with a mission to help improve the health, wellbeing and body awareness of us all here in Molesey. I visited Richard last month for a chat. Richard learnt from a very young age the importance of caring for your body. A spinal problem discovered at 17 years old set Richard on his path. Whilst loving sport, Richard was determined to look after himself through exercise and movement, whether mentally or physically. His qualifications are substantial. A Bache-

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lor s degree in Physiotherapy & Sports Science as well as 2 Master s degrees in Pain Neurosciences and Health Research, combined with 24 years working in sports rehabilitation and physiotherapy in both the NHS & private sector in the UK and abroad. Listening to Richard is also a breath of fresh air. Hands on techniques are the cornerstone of his work, but Richard also combines this by working with both the body and the person. It s a collaborative model. Not just treatment, but therapy for the whole lifestyle. It s also clear he loves people and relishes the challenge of getting people to achieve their goals. The new premises are bright and clean. Freshly painted by Richard himself! It boasts disabled access, plenty of parking locally, a fully equipped rehab gym and two treatment rooms Finally, as a result of my visit, Richard is now helping me with a very out of sorts left shoulder. In Richard I trust.

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Dominic Raab Our Local MP

Improving education provision in Elmbridge has been a top priority since I was first elected in 2010. Relieving the pressure on school places has been a particular focus in recent months. First, the team behind the plans for Heathside Walton – a new 900 pupil state secondary, due to serve children in Walton and Molesey from 2021 – recently updated me on their progress. Second, I have been helping to progress the permanent site for Cobham Free School at Munro House. I recently met some of the Sixth Formers who have moved into the site. It s great news that the school has The team behind Heathside Walton updating Dom on the plans for the school received the necessary planning permission, which is an important step towards getting the whole school moved into the new site. The opening of these great new schools will help to relieve wider pressure on school places across the borough. The government is supporting these local initiatives with changes to the funding allocation, with English schools receiving an additional £14bn across the next three years. In 2020/21, this will mean a £2.6bn increase to core schools funding. Analysis by the House of Commons shows what this means for schools in Esher and Walton. In 2020/21 the average primary will receive £3,869 per pupil – a real-terms increase of 3.7%. The average secondary will receive £5,118 per pupil – a real-terms increase of 1.7%. Both of these percentage increases are higher than the English average. In addition, local authorities will have to give every primary school a minimum of £3,750 per pupil, and every secondary a minimum of £5,000 per pupil. This will benefit the 17 primary schools and two secondaries in Esher and Walton which did not receive these levels in 2019/20. In Molesey, this includes Hurst Park Primary, St Alban s Catholic Primary, St Lawrence Church of England Junior and the Orchard Infant School. MP for Esher & Walton

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First Digital High Street Grant for Elmbridge The first grant from the Elmbridge Digital High Street Fund (EDHSF) has been awarded to The Art Agency of Esher. The high street art gallery, which has also received funding for shop front improvements from the Elmbridge Civic Improvement Fund, benefited from £1,000 to put towards a new e-commerce website. The EDHSF offers up to 90% of project costs – up to a maximum of £2,000 – towards the creation or development of an e-commerce website for independent high street retailers. An e-commerce website is an online platform to sell goods and services. The scheme was introduced by Elmbridge Borough Council to enable high street retailers to take advantage of online growth opportunities and compete with larger companies which can afford a greater digital presence. The Art Agency s Emma Riley said: We were looking into building a new e-commerce website so the timing could not have been better. Selling on the high street is becoming increasingly difficult so we must evolve and find new channels through which to sell our artists work. Councillor Christine Elmer, Portfolio Holder for

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Community and Corporate Development, said: We recognise that a major challenge for our high streets is adapting to the growth of online retail. This scheme provides a fantastic opportunity for independent retailers to establish a more competitive digital presence. I hope that our excellent independent high street businesses take this chance to improve their ecommerce offer. To apply businesses must submit an application form and three quotes. Businesses can direct enquiries to Organisational Development at business@elmbridge.gov.uk or 01372 474 216. The application form and guidance notes are available online at: elmbridge.gov.uk/business/support-forbusinesses/digital-high-street-fund

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Inspire, Encourage and Empower Your Son s Future Education These crucial commitments are at the heart of our School community and most importantly the education of our pupils. Here at Surbiton High Boys Prep, we embrace each individual s needs and seek ways to inspire them daily through a tailored provision designed for their holistic development. Our experienced teachers are well-equipped to encourage the boys through closely guided mentoring and intervention groups, at all ability levels. This helps them realise their potential and accept that they will always have targets to constantly challenge their learning. Empowering our boys in the ever-changing, fast-paced climate is exciting and innovative, and our robust approach to instilling strong learning habits ensure our boys leave prepared for life. Not a school to stand still, we continually strive to future-proof their education; focusing on the recognised real-world need for broad-skilled creativity and addressing issues both global and closer to home. They are encouraged to be the best version of themselves and to think about the world around them and their impact on it. We share in the boys passion for learning and as innovative practitioners, we instil an independence and maturity in the boys that ensures they leave us prepared for secondary school and beyond. An independent education is the best start to a child s education schooling that any parent can bestow. If you d like to discover the difference that a Surbiton High Boys Prep education can make to your son, come and visit us: www.surbitonhigh.com/visit.

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Molesey Matters Roving Reporter Della Reynolds

Hangs out with the movers and shakers An informant told me that I would find them at the Molesey Centre for the Community in Bishop Fox Way. They meet there every Tuesday at 11.30. Sure enough, when I arrived the Moves Fitness Gold class was in full swing. It looked innocent enough but it turns out that these guys come tooled -up. Following 30 minutes of gentle arm curls, box steps and low kicks the action moves up a gear when hand weights and stretchy ropes are pulled from hessian bags. Rex, a sprightly 82-yearold informs me that the resistance straps are colour coded for strength and I could see that he was a blue belt. Seated on chairs, the participants placed the elastic straps under their feet. Gabby, the leader of the pack, gives a signal through her iphone watch and simultaneously they start to swing their legs out, first one side, then the other, keeping time to music. Once the thigh muscles are toned Gabby moves onto the arms and importantly the fingers. Exercise balls are skilfully manoeuvred from one hand to the other to a swinging chacha-cha beat. Gabby, who has been running moves fitness classes for 23 years reminds everyone that A smile is a cheek face lift and certainly a smile rarely leaves her face throughout. The session finishes with a ball game which requires both dexterity and recall. Names are called

out as the ball arcs through the air. Once everyone has identified themselves the chairs are put back around the sides of the room I get a chance to talk to some of the crew. The first thing they tell me is that they come for the social side. It s good to get

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out of the house and meet up, they say. We have Christmas parties and meals out Jo tells me. Jo has been coming for 8 years since Gabby first started the gold classes and thanks to the ball game knows everyone s name. Rex and his lovely wife Valerie tell me that it is good to keep moving. I like it because there s no floor work says Valerie who has spinal trouble. Gabby clearly loves her work and spends time chatting with the new recruits and old friends. Rex, tells me he is glad to see a few more men in the group. For some time, he was the token male and with a natural display of chivalry he takes it upon himself to help Gabby clear up the room and carry her equipment back to the car. For just ÂŁ7.00 you can drop in one Tuesday morning and you don t even have to come equipped as Gabby has a few spares to get you started. Then on Thursday I met up with the martial arts crowd who attend Tai Chi at the Molesey Centre from 9.30 to 11.00. This class is led by James Norman a Tai Chi and Qigong instructor whose motto is relax, release and be . No equipment is required for this class, just comfy clothes. Your well-honed body becomes your weapon of choice. James, gently guides the team through the slowpaced flow of the modern 24 form, each move linking imperceptibly into the next. At least it does when we watch James give a demonstration. Videos of the master in action are available on his website https://www.j-taichi.com Valerie would be pleased to know there is no floor work in the Tai Chi sessions but it helps if you can stand on one leg. James encourages everyone to work at their own pace. It doesn t have to be perfect, there is an emphasis on health, relaxation and self-development. For a ÂŁ10 drop-in fee the Tail Chi master will guide you through 90 minutes of stretches with the 24-movement sandwiched between an extended warm up and a gentle cool down. So, veterans, young and old, if you are having trouble getting to the front of the queue when the 411 arrives or you need nibble fingers to be able to grab the last 2 for 1 offer in Tesco metro, then get yourself down to the Molesey Centre for the Community where the movers and shakers will be pleased to welcome you. Please mention Molesey Matters when responding to adverts


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Recipe of The Month Bread Pudding

The Community Café @Riverhousebarn in Walton on Thames continues with recipes showing how you can use leftovers. They create wonderful food from surplus, donated by a local supermarket. Go and try their surplus lunch for £5 and they will donate the proceeds to local charities feeding those on low incomes and who are struggling.

This is a lovely simple recipe for using up bread crusts, stale bread/brioche or hot cross buns. We serve it regularly in the café and it always prompts a cry of oh my mother used to make this! It s a great snack for all those hungry cyclists and walkers who venture up from the towpath most afternoons.

ed oven at 150c for 30 mins until golden on top. Let it cool completely before cutting into squares to serve.

500g bread (combination of white/brown/ wholemeal – anything goes!) 500g mixed dried fruit 170g sugar – any kind 1 tablespoon demerara sugar for sprinkling 2 eggs 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon mixed spice 600ml Milk 40 g melted butter Roughly tear up the bread into small pieces and mix with the dried fruit. In a jug, mix the sugar, spices, eggs and milk until blended – then pour over the bread and fruit mixture. Leave to soak for at least 30 mins – 2 hours is really better. Once the mixture has soaked, you need to get stuck in with your hands – squidge the mixture so that all the bread is really wet – you should end up with a rather unattractive claggy mess. At this stage stir in the melted butter and spread this into a tin 20cm x 20 cm lined with baking paper. Sprinkle with demerara sugar and put in a preheat-

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Ground-breaking project tackling late birthday disadvantage at Xcel Sports Hub In academic school years, children can be almost a year apart in age, and this represents challenges for the child with the late birthday . The sporting disadvantage to the younger child is called Relative Age Effect . 45% of children in professional football academies are born September - November, just 10% are born June - August. Football clubs, through scouts, will often choose players when they're six to eight years old, and at that age they're picking the biggest, fastest, strongest and loudest players. Then once they are in academy system, those children get more coaching, development and opportunities. Younger, smaller players often do not get the same chances to enter the system simply due to their birthdate disadvantage. Late Birthday Project, with a centre at Elmbridge Xcel Sports Hub, is tackling Relative Age Effect through their unique programme, by only accepting players born January to August. The set-up allows younger players to flourish without the influence of the older, bigger players.

Dozens of the project's attendees have since gone on to trials with professional football clubs. Late Birthday Project delivers success to players at all ability levels however, some players just want to get from their B team to their A team, or get into their school team, or

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just have fun. "We get a lot of parents who say their child is not enjoying their football, not being passed to by his teammates, and helping in those cases is often what gives us the most satisfaction. said LBP s Richard King. Late Birthday Project, founded in 2016, has grown to 500 players in 10 centres across Surrey and Sussex. Such is the success of the programme LBP are now working on plans to launch nationwide franchise opportunities. Late Birthday Project are holding trials to identify new talent for this unique initiative. LBP represents a genuine revolution in talent ID and player development for young footballers. Late Birthday Project counters the significant relative age effect in youth football, by offering a ground-breaking programme of professional academy coaching and opportunities to young footballers born between January and August only.* Players benefit from invitation-only squads, UEFA coaches & premium 3G facilities, plus a bespoke LBP curriculum & philosophy. Membership also includes: free 1on1 coaching sessions, free Adidas match kit, free Futsal, subsidised holiday camps, showcase games, speed training, nutritional & physiotherapy advice; and psychology workshops. Players can attend LBP sessions to complement their grassroots club or academy football. Close links to pro-clubs means we also invite scouts to watch players or send them for trials. Players make significant advances in their club football, but most importantly, they love coming to training! *Sept to Dec born players can join our Thursday and Saturday Dorking centres, but will play/train a year up. To apply for a trial, please email: hello@latebirthdayproject.co.uk www.latebirthdayproject.co.uk Please mention Molesey Matters when responding to adverts


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It s back! #LoveMolesey2020 and it s running from Monday 23rd March to Saturday 18th April. Over the last two years we have seen a phenomenal response to Love Molesey, with people doing all kinds of projects from litter picking, hosting tea parties, free car washing, kids clubs and more. This year, being 2020, we want #LoveMolesey to be bigger and better than ever and are aiming to achieve 2020 hours of people s time to serve and care for our neighbours.

We are launching the event on Wednesday 18th March at 8pm, St Mary s Church, East Molesey. This will be a fantastic way to find out what projects are taking place and signing up to volunteer. And the event will finish on Saturday 18th April with a big, family celebration, to celebrate all that has happened to love Molesey during the four week period.

How will it work? Two ways. If you have a project idea, you can submit your idea by visiting our website, www.lovemolesey.org. Click on contact the team and we will upload your projects. You will be that project leader and make it happen. The other way is by getting involved by volunteering to join a project. You can do this, again by visiting the website and clicking on get involved . Let s make #LoveMolesey2020 the best #LoveMolesey yet!

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Garden View

This month - An annual fiesta By Rachael Leverton I ve always loved an annual. From Bunty to The Blue Peter Annual, they were crammed full of interest and fun. As I grew older my taste in annuals has become more horticultural. One little pack of seeds is now my gardening equivalent of the Beano - a brief shelf-life and packed with colour. Hardy annuals are the most obliging. They don t need a propagator or a greenhouse, or even a windowsill; all they need is a sunny spot and some well-drained soil. Just sprinkle the seeds in the

ground and you can look forward to a fiesta of summer colour for very little work. The choice of plants and hue is wide. If blue is your thing try a soft shade of love-in-a-mist, or a vivid blue cornflower, or the most gorgeous tiny phacelia. For pinks try a fluffy clarkia or delicate godetia. Nasturtiums span the colour wheel from cream through yellow and orange to deep red.

soil is damp and crumbly, then fork it lightly to break it up. Use a rake to create shallow furrows, sprinkle the seeds over and rake them gently in, raking across the furrows to cover them. Bigger seeds like nasturtiums can be pushed into the soil a couple of centimetres deep and 10-15cm apart. Label the area so you know what should come up. The biggest enemy of the newly-planted hardy annual seed is the domestic cat! They love a patch of freshly raked soil, and will happily do their business in your handiwork and then kick up all your seeds without a second thought. Thwart the moggies by laying twiggy pea sticks over the area (and particularly twiggy and thorny prunings will do!). Remove them with the shoots are big enough or stand them up and use them to support the taller annuals. Thin them out a little to one plant per 10cm and water them if the weather is very dry. You don t need to feed them, they flower best when the soil is not rich. Food and manure will favour leaf production whereas we re after flowers and lots of them! Happy gardening.

Annual doesn t mean small either. Both larkspurs and amaranthus are tall and elegant, and cleomes which also provide height probably only need to be planted once as they are prolific self-seeders! Look around your garden for gaps in beds and borders which are in a sunny spot and welldrained. Don t plant when it s cold or the soil is wet and sticky. Wait until the weather is mild and Please mention Molesey Matters when responding to adverts

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Events Coming Up Some we like...

Molesey WI meets at Imber Court on the first Wednesday of every month 7.30pm for 8pm, where we have a guest speaker or activity. Visitors are welcome for a £5 fee. First visit is free with a copy of Molesey Matters. Follow us on Facebook - Molesey Women's Institute Contact telephone: 01932868928 Made In Molesey Craft Party Bring your craft/painting/sewing and do it with us. Sign in and pop your £2 in the box. We open up at 7.30pm and close 10.30. Come for however long you want. This event is on every month on the second Friday evening, check website for details. You can sit quietly and make or chat to other people and ask them about their craft or ask for help with yours. Ask one of the people with badges if you need help with anything. We have free tea and coffee but feel free to bring wine or beer or other drinks if you'd like. Adults only. £2. 7.30-10.30pm No need to book, just come along and bring whatever project you are working on. St Mary s Church, St Mary s Road, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 0ST Fri 13 Mar 2020 Contact telephone: 020 8941 5901 Masterclass - Bottle Garden with Succulents To book online, choose your local centre and select the date below. Create a stunning bottle garden in our seasonal planting masterclass, on Thursday 12 or Friday 13 March at 10am & 2pm Bottle gardens are very low maintenance and a fun way to add a little greenery to any room. If you choose certain plants - they will help detoxify the air in your home. The beautiful recycled bottle is guaranteed to look good in any home We will explain how to look after your bottle garden and where best to place it, so you can enjoy it for many months to come. Bottle Shapes vary Tickets cost £30 per person which includes a voucher for a free tea or coffee and slice of cake to enjoy in our Café Bar, plus 10% off all plants on the day. Advanced booking required - book below. 10am & 2pm Squires Garden Centre Woodstock Lane North Long Ditton Surrey KT6 5HN Thu 12 Mar 2020 and Fri 13 Mar 2020 Contact telephone: 020 8398 7170 Life on a Spectrum - Art Exhibition A Compelling Interactive Art Experience Celebrating Autism and Neurodiversity Life on a Spectrum is an interactive exhibit that uses visual art, writing, videography and performance art to involve viewers both onsite and online. Visitors can play an active role in the creative process and are encouraged to interact with exhibition elements by generating their own art using pre-cut magnetic shapes and leaving responses to questions related to autism-specific traits. capture the imagination of people from all backgrounds to learn about, and celebrate, neurodiversity. 10am - 4pm daily Wed 25 Mar 2020 to Sat 11 Apr 2020 Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Robert Phillips Gallery Manor Rd Walton -on-Thames Surrey KT12 2PF Der Fliegender Hollander (The Flying Dutchman) by Richard Wagner After their success of Idomeneo in 2019, Rose Opera perform at Normansfield Theatre in March 2020 for 3 performances. A ghost captain (the Flying Dutchman ) is cursed to roam the seas forever, coming ashore only once every seven years. Only if he finds a wife who loves him truly whilst he is ashore can he be freed from this eternal fate. Senta, the daughter of another sea captain, wants to be that wife. Performed in German with English surtitles, featuring the Rose Opera Orchestra and Chorus.27/28 March at 7.30pm and 29 March at 2.30pm Langdon Down Centre 2a Langdon Park Teddington Middlesex TW11 9PS Fri 27 Mar 2020 to Sun 29 Mar 2020 Contact telephone: 03331212300 Kendal Mountain Festival Tour 2020 Kingston Upon Thames Watch the world s best short adventure films on the big screen. Hear tales from great explorers and athletes as they join us on stage. Win prizes from our fantastic tour partners. 7.00pm - 9.30pm. Standard tickets £18, concessions and under 25s £10 Michael Frayn Theatre, 70 London Rd, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 6PY 16th Mar 2020 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/kendal-mountain-festival-uk-tour-2019-kingston-upon-thames-march16th-2019-tickets-52348181821 SHOW YOU RE NO FOOL on Wednesday April 1st! Come and enjoy a FREE concert given by your local singers, the Henrietta Chorale, at Molesey Community Centre. It ll start at 11am: there ll be a wide range of songs, and even one or two to join in with if you re in the mood. And should you fancy staying on for lunch, just call 0208 979 3194 between 10 and 11.30am to book. The Centre (formerly known as Mole Hall) is on Bishop Fox Way, KT8 2AS.

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Weight Loss Centre based at 97 Walton Road East Molesey I am completely focused on your health & wellbeing. At my Centre I have the Seca mBCA 515 medical grade full body composition analyser, which can give an exact breakdown of RMR (resting metabolic rate), subcutaneous fat, visceral fat, lean muscle masses and your cellular water levels. The Scanner uses bio-electrical impedance (BIA) to accurately measure your body. Michelle’s Waist Management is the only One2One Diet Centre in Surrey with these Gold Standard facilities. Also with my 1-2-1 support I will help you answer your “whys” support and facilitate a different mindset and relationship with food. Ending the yo-yo dieting for good!

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Friends of Fleetside Update Friends of Fleetside have already been busy this year, we have cleared a path on Molesey Heath, this was one we created last year but had become overgrown. So, if you fancy a different walk try this one. It starts by the main entrance, turn left through the gate and follow the Dead River along past a seat bear left again where the path forks and keep the Dead River on your left follow this path until you come to another seat this is where the Dead River meets the Mole, now turn right and you will have the Mole on your left this is the new path, do give it a try and you may see the kingfisher. One of our group put on his waders and did a litter pick in the Dead River, he started by the main entrance and paddled all the way through to the wooden bridge behind the houses on Fleetside. He found old saucepans, containers filled with cooking oil, clothes, shoes, Christmas trees to name but a few. Please dispose of your things responsibility as this river has a host of wildlife it supports. The Community Garden is looking good. We have put some edging round to define the wildflower meadow so that it won't get mowed by mistake. We had some plants donated to us, so we planted them by the apple tree. If you are passing do pop in and have a look around. The daffodils that our young helpers planted

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are looking good, they get inspired to do more planting when they see the fruits of their labours. During the Love Molesey event we are planning to clear the pennywort again, that is in the Dead River; we had extra help from the Love Molesey team last year and had a very

successful morning, let s hope for fine weather again. Have you noticed all the daffodils by Molesey Hospital, Down Street and Approach Road planted by us. Some people who were just passing by and saw what we were doing so joined in to help? Have you heard about the free Molesey Boomerang Bag, these bags are made from scrap materials, they come in kit form with all the instructions and are very easy to make, some of Friends of Fleetside have been very busy making them, look out for them in the local shops. If you want to help make them or join in with any of our activities we meet once a month on a Saturday morning for about an hour, you would be most welcome. We can be contacted at friendsoffleetside@gmail.com or telephone Rod on 07969 921047.

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Index of Advertisers Building W Brown and Son 39 Care Homes/Care Brigitte Trust 27 The Burlington 13 Princess Alice Hospice 7 Cleaning Nick Lewis Cleaning 30 Dentists Smilessence 24/25 Estate Agents/Housing Harmes Turner Brown 48 PA Housing 15/27/33/40 Events Close Encounters 19 Follow The Son 37 Lady in The Van 19 Life is for Living 11 Love Molesey 38 Molesey Clothing Exchange 19 Textiles Fair 17 Finance Access Equity Release 47 Funeral Services Alan Greenwood 40 Lodge Bros 29 Furnishings John Miller 37

Garage Doors Garolla Garden Services/Supplies Easicut Mowers Glazing/Windows House of Surrey Village Windows Hairdressers Hair Haven Health& Fitness Gameplan Michelle s Waist Mgmt Kitchens Ashford Kitchens Massage Jai Dee Thai Massage Mobility Kudos Restaurants Sakura Yakiniku Schools/Education Halliford School Hampton Court House Surbiton High Sell for Cash JC Stamps Shutters House of Surrey

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