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Hadley Wood News October 2012

  1. 1. ESTATE AGENTSSPONSORED BY ADMISSION BY TICKET ONLY INSIDE THIS MONTHS ISSUE 30th anniversary of the Hadley Wood news. Hadley Wood Football Fireworks Night COTOBER 2012 ISSUE HADLEY WOOD NEWS Red Communications. Sponsoring a Sunshine coach Hadley Wood Pre-School and Playgroup. Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. Golf Day NSPCC. Photo by J.Leatherdale. Saturday November 3rd at 7.00.pm. Gates open 5.30pm Family Ticket (Admits 5 people) £30.00 (Admits 5 people) Single Ticket £8.00 (Under 3’s free) Price reductions are available on advance purchases (Family ticket £27.00 Single ticket £7.00) Cash or cheques ONLY from Londis/Blakes newsagents. Crescent West.DESIGNED & PRINTED BY PRINTWAREHOUSE TELEPHONE: 020 8441 4482
  2. 2. The 30th anniversary of thus the Hadley Wood News was born. know today. By now the H.W.A. Road New residents Gail and Helen Robertson Representative system no longer existedthe Hadley Wood News were involved with typesetting and printing, and the new publication was delivered toThis month represents something of a they were approached and fortunately Monken Hadley Hadley Highstone andtriumph for our home-grown and home- agreed to take on the editorship and Hadley Wood by Letterbox a deliveryproduced newsletter. It is now thirty years production. Helen did the typesetting, Gail company in New Barnet.since the Hadley Wood News first started did the advertising and artwork, Jenny When David Sitwell moved away in 2006,under the supervision of Helen and Gail Brookman did the diary (circulating all the Rod Armstrong took over the editorship andRobertson and Pat Taylor amongst many clubs and other organizations) and an ever continues to keep us all well informed.others. In this edition Pat remembers the changing group gleaned and contributed to Pat Taylorearly days of the publication and includes each issue. The printing was to be financedsome articles of interest from the intervening by the advertising revenue, and again The Hadley Woodyears. Over these thirty years the magazine distributed by the Road representatives.has been produced sometimes monthly and The ‘News’ came out every three months Football Clubsometimes quarterly. Should we change to and a month prior to its printing Gail would This is now in its fifth season and is at fullquarterly now? This topic has been aired invite ‘the group’ to discuss what was capacity. The project has developed to itsrecently at the meetings of the Hadley Wood happening and motivate contributions. optimum size as a Youth football club withAssociation. With falling advertisement Gail and Helen left Hadley Wood in 1985 thirteen teams from U8 to U16 years andrevenue there is a case for fewer and in the absence of any other volunteers, approximately two hundred members.publications. By collecting together three I took over as editor (having been tutored by Hadley Wood is a Charter standardmonths of news the magazine would be Gail in the meantime) and a new team was development club. It is one of only eleven inlarger and more interesting. As ever your formed. the country with this advanced status. Thisviews would be welcomed. Jenny continued with the Diary, Christine means that we stringently follow the FARod Armstrong. Editor Eggle took over the advertising and finance directive for children’s football. We ensure (Dieter kindly donated the paper), Mavis that all our staff take the FA coaching badgeThirty years of the Webber, Frainy Ardeshir, Moira Leatherdale (including a child protection and emergency and many others assisted and contributed. aid workshop). In addition we have a Health‘News’. Mavis Webber took over the diary from and Safety policy, an anti-discriminationThe fore-runner of the Jenny in 1988 and continued policy and codes of conduct. We alsoHadley Wood News was a to do this until 2002. I retired provide police checks on ALL our volunteers.three/four paged typed as editor in 1990 and sisters The development award will give us thereport detailing news of all Gillian Kemble and Cherylthe local activities and Pack were the joint editors forclubs, delivered to the the next seven years. Sarahhouses by the H.W. Road Wynn and Liz Winter thenRepresentatives. took over. By 1982 the team In 2003 David Sitwell,producing this very labour another Hadley Woodintensive publication gave resident, began producingup and there were no the new colourful monthlyvolunteers to take over – Hadley Wood News that we The PARK VETERINARY PARK VETERINARY VETERI ARY ARY PRACTICE P Cockfosters Cockfosters foste Clean • Spacious • Air-conditioned pacious ned The only local practice to p Fully Equipped. • Operating theatre • Xrays • Dental Wo eatre Workshop orkshop be FSA approved for A • Laboratory • Ultrasound • Endoscopy ory copy insurrance insurance claims. • Advanced Anaesthetic Monitoring ed ing • Puppy Parties • Geriatric care y e Call for details on how to Register ster 020 8275 0330 (24 hrs) 275 or visit www.theparkvets.com ww ww.theparkvets.co om Fr i e n d l y, Friendly, Compassionate e The Place for Puppy g & Caring Professionals. Parties! 2
  3. 3. CONCERT DINNER Friday 12th October Ben Baker (violin) & Petr Limonov (piano) Reception at 7.00pm with sparkling wine and canapés, three course dinner, coffee, tea and petits fours and concert. Price: £56.50 per person – table wines extra. Dress code: Black tie. and we have also had representatives at GARDEN OPEN DAY county level. Sunday 28th October 2012 – 1-4pm Visit The Beale Arboretum, support the National Garden HWFC Chairman Scheme and help us to raise money for various charities, including MacMillan Nurses. Optional tours available. £4 Adults, children free. Afternoon teas will be available Golf day raises £6k in the lounge throughout the afternoon. for Barnet cancer care charity More than 100 golfers in 26 teams enjoyed WEST LODGE PARK YO U R C O U N T RY R E T R E AT glorious September weather and raised £6k Cockfosters Road, Hadley Wood, Herts, EN4 0PY. for the Barnet-based Cherry Lodge cancer T: 020 8216 3900 Email: wlpreception@bealeshotels.co.uk care charity in the annual Alan Cox www.bealeshotels.co.uk HWN63 Associates Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Golf Day. Played at the Alistair Mackenzie- designed Hadley Wood Golf Club course professional clubs ranging from Tottenham (the same man who designed the Augusta to Crystal Palace and Watford. Three of our course which hosts the US Masters each players have represented Wingate and year), it was a real test of ability of all thereputation and status as a safe and well run Finchley first team and the majority of the players as reflected in the scoring of the day.club which will ensure schools and centre of players representing the club at U14,16 and Winner of the individual competition, withexcellence will choose to send us their most under 18 have been through our youth 36 stableford points, was eight handicapper,talented youngsters. The club endeavours to development programme. Many are Vince Vietro, Vince praised the high qualitydeliver to the children at HWFC, the representing the districts in which they live presentation of the course, the fine cateringnecessary level of ability, attitude andcommitment. This will help to further theirfootball career and will ensure an exit fromyouth football to adult football if that is whatthey desire. The club is an official feeder clubto Wingate and Finchley FC. Wingate andFinchley play in the Rymansleague and issteeped in history. The youth teams will playat the stadium against other pro and semi-pro clubs and compete in the FA Youth Cup.Along with our associations with Adam CliftSoccer schools and TCS developmentcentres we have the best facilities andinitiatives in the area. This all meanscompetition for places. Over the last yearthree players have been signed for 3
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  6. 6. Dr Keith Garber Dr Andrew Halmer Dr Tina Chrysostomou All aspects of general dentistryand the excellent organisation of the day. of the revised Early Years Foundation Stage offered throughout the week Alan Cox, on behalf of the organising curriculum. A number of businesses have including Saturday morningcommittee (Barnet residents Peter Ciccone, been approached to give quotes for the appointmentsByron Davies and Richard Mason), development and after close consideration;expressed gratitude for the very warm work should start on the project shortly. Total Please contact our receptionwelcome provided by the members, bar and completion may be some way off, as we 16 Crescent West, Hadley Wood,catering staff - with special thanks for the intend to use forth coming fund raising Barnet, Herts, EN4 0EJhelpfulness prior to the event by Jane efforts to provide revenue to complete Tel: 020 8441 0257Richfield. - and praised the attention to detail different activity areas.Hadley Wood Golf Club showed in hosting Our major fund-raising event takes placesuch a well-supported event and ensuring at the Centre on the evening of the annual Remove your SIM card. Put your oldthe day ran smoothly. Hadley Wood Firework Display. Parents and mobile phone(s) into an envelope (phone Theresa Gorman, head of fundraising for staff will be busy providing entertainment for only, no chargers please)Cherry Lodge, was absolutely delighted with children throughout the evening to include Phone Systems, old computers andthe donation, giving thanks to all who face-painting, teddy tombola and a laptops should be properly packagedplanned, attended and supported the day. children’s café to name but a few. This has Write your address to receive a donationThanks were also given to football legends always provided a lovely opportunity for our thank you letter and to be entered into theJohn Motson and Ricky George for their ex-pupils to pay us a visit! prize draw if we reach £20,000 by the 15thamusing anecdotes and for conducting a “Stay & Play” our successful parent and December 2012.highly successful auction - even raising £50 toddler group has started up again and Post to:for Ricky George’s book! opens every Monday afternoon in term time Red Communications, Highstone House, A great example of local people, between 1-2.45pm. Everyone is welcome. 165 High Street, Barnet, EN5 5SUbusinesses and a golf club pulling together Judy Quickenden Applications for Sunshine Coaches arriveto support those affected by cancer in Supervisor every day. Please get involved NOW andBarnet. help Red Communications raise £20,000 to sponsor their second Sunshine Coach this Red CommunicationsHWPP News… seek to sponsor another Christmas. Red Communications commitment to youHadley Wood Pre-school andPlaygroup, Sunshine Coach – if we raise the £20,000 by the 15th December, as a thank you, anyone who hasHadley Wood Association Nick Green (seen on the extreme donated their unwanted mobile phones, right of the photograph), founder of phone systems, old computers and laptopsCentre. Red Communications, a local Tele- will be entered into a prize draw and couldAnother busy term is upon us. Playgroup communications company based in Hadley win a Red Letter Day.children have settled in very happily to their Wood, Barnet has been an active member The Variety Club is a UK only Children’sroutines whilst those in Pre-school are of the Variety Club Golf Society Charity. Sunshine Coaches are presented toenjoying making friends and meeting new for many years. With your help Red schools and care centres looking after sick,challenges. Communications would like to be able to disabled and disadvantaged children. Last term was a very busy one, sponsor a second Sunshine Coachculminating with us having to say ‘Good-bye’ for Down’s syndrome and disabledto our existing Pre-school children. It is children by Christmas this year,always sad to see them go, but satisfying to which means that we need to raiseknow that they were happy, confident £20,000 by the 15th Decemberindividuals ready to take on the challenges 2012. This is an appeal to bothof ‘Big School’. businesses and individuals. Our major project for this year is the How do you get involved?extension to our existing playground. We Individuals and Companies – pleasehave been working towards this over the last donate and recycle your unwantedtwo years and it has now become a mobile phones, phone systems, oldnecessity in light of the increasing demands computers and laptops. 6
  7. 7. Pilates Teacher - Personal Trainer Established lower back specialist If youre looking for dramatic changes in the way your All aspects of general practice .co.uk body looks, feels and performs. If you want to improve flexibility, strength and agility, muscle tone, and covered. Same day and become less prone to injury... Then youre about to discover how you can do all this, quickly and easily, weekend appointments Our mobile valeting service is now with your One to One Pilates session! @ Hadley Wood or local offering specialized treatments for EASING YOUR BACK PAIN WITH PILATES Private Hospitals your car. Pilates can both alleviate existing back problems and prevent future ones. Mini valet•Machine polish veenasingh@hotmail.co.uk Supaguard•One day valet No matter what your age or condition, Pilates will work for you! Bodywork repair Make a difference in your life today! Call Adam on 07973 272347 or Contact Stuart on: 07787 552326 email adam@aquavalet.co.uk Or email: stuart@pilates-stuart.co.uk Patients on the NHS list are excluded www.pilates-stuart.co.ukSunshine Coaches open up a world of Hall,10.30am on Thursday 29th November.. Christmas shopping early...AND support apossibilities for children. Each minibus Please come along and have coffee with great cause at the same time.travels about 70,000 miles in its lifetime, your friends and support us. If you would like further information or youtaking its young passengers on trips for Jean McQueen would like to know more about the work ofeducation, leisure, sports and fun that would the Barnet Appeals Committee pleaseotherwise be denied to them, including And….The Barnet Appeals Committee of the contact Susan How on 078881 900050. NSPCC are also once more holding their Vanessa Northam popular CHRISTMAS STOP AND SHOP on the evening of the 22nd November from 7pm - 9pm, and theOutward Bound trips, Riding for the morning of the 23rdDisabled, essential therapy sessions and November, from 10am untilshopping trips. 1pm. (Minimum donation ofNick Green £3 on the door).NSPCC To be held at 4 Newmans Way, Hadley Wood.On the 9th August the Hadley Wood District Bubbles and canapes in theCommittee of the NSPCC organised a evening or coffee and bakesluncheon at the Association Centre. We were in the morning......Bring adelighted to be supported by so many of our friend and do yourfriends on what was one of the hottest daysof the year. Everyone seemed to enjoythemselves even those of us in the kitchen!This event raised slightly in excess of £1200 HADLEY WOOD ASSOCIATIONa splendid contribution for such a worthwhilecause. The aim this year for the NSPCC is to ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGhave a trained volunteer to visit every primaryschool in the country and the funds raised Wednesday November 23rd at 7.30pmare focussed on this project. Our Christmas coffee morning this year is At the Hadley Wood centre Crescent Eastbeing held at the Hadley Memorial Agenda RNLI Minutes of then last meeting and matters arising. Chairman’s report • Financial report • Buildings and grounds There will be a Coffee morning at Hadley Memorial Hall Hadley Membership • Reports from Clubs • Hadley Wood Newsletter Highstone on Security • Parkway Fund • Elections of officers • AOB Wednesday 24th October Nominations for positions as Officers should be forwarded to 2012 10.30-12.00 noon. the Chairman Mr Graham sharp as soon as possible. Under Stalls Plants Jewellery, Article 29 of the Company’s articles, one third of the Directors Antiques,Bric-a-brac, must apply for re-election each year by rotation. Bring and Buy, Books and Dr R. Armstrong resigns and is available for re-election Christmas Cards 7
  8. 8. From Cottages to Country Estates OFFICES AT BARNET TOTTERIDGE HADLEY WOOD BROOKMANS PARK RADLETT HADLEY GREEN HADLEY WOOD £1,695,000 HADLEY WOOD £1,495,000 HADLEY WOOD £1,150,000Entrance hall Cloakroom 3 Receptions Kitchen/ Fam- Reception hall Cloakroom Gym/Media Room We are acting in the sale of the above property ily room Utility 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms Kitchen/Breakfast Room 2 Receptions 5 Bedrooms (60 Kingwell Rd) and have received an offer of £1,120,000. South aspect rear garden Detached double garage. 4 Bathrooms South aspect rear garden approx.134’ Any interested parties must submit any higher offers to the selling agent before an exchange of contracts takes place. HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 PROOF ONLY NOT FOR PRINT HADLEY WOOD £950,000 HADLEY WOOD £475,000 HADLEY WOOD £379,950Entrance Hallway Cloakroom Lounge/Dining Room Guest Cloakroom Kitchen Open Plan Reception Entrance Hallway Kitchen Lounge 2 Bedrooms Study Kitchen 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Room 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms and Allocated 2 Bathrooms Part boarded loft Garage en bloc. Garage and Rear Garden Parking. HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 SALES OFFICES AT: BARNET 020 8449 3383 TOTTERIDGE 020 8445 3694 HADLEY WOOD 020 8440 9797 BROOKMANS PARK 01707 661144 RADLETT 01923 604321 NEW HOMES SHOWCASE HADLEY GREEN 020 8441 9555 PREMIER LETTINGS HADLEY GREEN 020 8441 9796 RADLETT 01923 608383 www.statons.com Associated Offices in Mayfair & Moscow The Hadley Wood Association 7 Crescent East Hadley Wood Herts EN4 0EL 8449 7193 hadley.woodassoc@btconnect.com www.hadleywood.org.uk Chairman Graham Sharp 020 8449 2133 sharpie14@btinternet.com Editor Publisher Rod Armstrong 020 8449 5924 Advertising and Centre Manager Lisa Winston 020 8449 7193 hadley.woodassoc@btconnect.com Advertising Manager Betty Brough 020 8441 6859 bbr1934@aol.com Hall Bookings Annie 07903 138 235 hallbookings.hwa@gmail.com Security Task Force Membership Secretary/Admin Caroline Berlyn 020 8441 8020 HWA Membership Secretary Mrs Sue Finlay Tel. 0208 441 2595 The Hadley Wood News is published usually during the first weekend of each month. It is a community publication with the objective of bringing local news, views and events to the residents and friends of Hadley Wood. It is non-profit making with any surplus going to the Hadley Wood Association (HWA) for the direct benefit of residents. Content is produced voluntarily with the make-up, printing and distribution paid for by advertising. Thank you to all our advertisers, without whom this magazine would not be possible. If you would like to contribute to a future issue or receive updates via email, please contact the Editor and Publisher. The HWA and anyone associated with the content of this newsletter cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy, claims or views expressed. The Hadley Wood News does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the advertisements or other information accessed directly or indirectly from this publication, nor the quality of any products, services, information or other materials displayed, purchased or obtained by anyone as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in connection with those products, services, information or other materials.Hadley Wood News shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions contained in any advertisement or other information within this publication. The Publisher reserves the right to amend, abridge or reject any copy supplied for publication. E&OE HWA December 2011 To download a copy of this and/or previous issues of Hadley Wood News, please visit www.hadleywood.org.uk 8

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