Local Directory 

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Crampton Cottage
Self Catering Accommodation, Central village location, Fully furnished. 2 double bedrooms.
Tel: 01580 891235
Website: http://www.cramptoncottage.co.uk

Cresslands Farm Self Catering Accommodation
Two, one-bedroom apartments two miles south of Staplehurst on the main A229.
Email: jayne.gilbert@btinternet.com
Website: http://www.cresslandsholidaylets.co.uk

Bed & Breakfast
Pagehurst Road
TN12 0JB
Tel: Laurie Williams 01580 891564
Mobile: 07711760677
E-mail: laurietudorhurst@btinternet.com

Weald Cottage
Bed & Breakfast
4*, Maidstone Road
Offering 3 rooms with en-suite wet room or private bathrooms.
Open all year. Ample free parking
Tel: 01580 891759
Website: http://www.wealdcottage.com
email: suzanne@wealdcottage.com

Acupuncture & Remedial Massage
See Health Care

Architectural Joinery
See Carpenter & Joiner

Automotive Repairs
Staplehurst MOT Centre Ltd
Trading for 28 years in Staplehurst
Unit 7J
Lodge Rd
Kent TN12 0QW
Phone: 01580 892112
Email: andrew.mewett@btconnect.com

Darren Worsley CAE AMIMI
Independent Saab Specialist
2 Newlyn Drive
TN12 0DA
Phone: 01580 892031
Mobile: 07866 572 451
Email: Info@wealdautosolutions.com

Wealden Batteries Ltd
Unit 10
Slaney Place Farm
Headcorn Road
TN12 0DT

Mobile: 07713 428245
Email: wealdenbatteries@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.wealdenbatteries.co.uk

We supply all types of batteries for cars, old and new, Motor cycles, leisure, mobility vehicles, lawn mowers and golf buggies and a range of accessories.

Bouncy Castles
bounceincastles.co.uk is a Kent based, family run company providing a friendly professional bouncy castle hire service. Located in the village of Headcorn we can provide bouncy castle hire to all villages within the Weald of Kent. We pride ourselves on supplying bouncy castles of the highest quality and an unrivalled service to match. All our castles are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use and for children aged 2-12 years.

Website: http://www.bounceincastles.co.uk
Email: bounceincastles@btinternet.com
Tel: 07988 190808

Weald Bouncy Castles Ltd
Unit 1 Cornwells Farm, Sheephurst Lane, Marden TN12 9NS
Tel: 01580 895110
Email: info@wealdbouncycastles.co.uk
Website: http://www.wealdbouncycastles.co.uk

Weald Bouncy Castles is a family fun business and has been trading for 12 years. We have an assortment of children’s & adult inflatable castles and games, from standard bouncy castles to large slides, obstacle courses, gladiator jousting and sumo suits. We deliver and set up in the morning and return at the end of the day to wrap up and take away, there is nothing for you to do. Our units can be set up inside village halls and outside in private gardens, wedding venues, school fetes and village fairs. We have Public Liability Insurance.

Eclipse Construction & Design Ltd
The Woodford Centre
Maidstone Road
Kent TN12 0RH

Tel: 01580 893055
Email: info@eclipse-construction.co.uk
Website: http://www.eclipse-construction.co.uk

Contemporary or Traditional Home Extensions by the Experts. Feature Glazing our Speciality. Stand alone Design & Planning schemes at competitive fixed prices or Design & Build.

MRW Builders
24 Bathurst Road
Kent TN12 0LG

Phone/Fax: 01580 891198
e-mail: info@mrwbuilders.co.uk
Website: http://www.mrwbuilders.co.uk

Local builder established for over 25 years able to assist you with any project from initial planning permission to completion.

Spencer Fagg Contractors
Contractors & General Builders
43 Marden Road
TN12 0TB
Tel no: 01580 891137
Mobile: 07710469922
Email: spencerfagg@btinternet.com

Cafes & Restaurants
Helen's Coffee House
High Street
(opposite Lloyds Pharmacy)

Tel: 01580 388210

Open Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm and Saturdays 10am - 5pm. Find us on Facebook. Free WiFi.

Care Homes
Bupa Staplehurst Manor
Bupa Staplehurst Manor
Frittenden Road
TN12 0DG
Manager: Paul Yates
Tel: (01580) 891251
Website: http://www.bupa.co.uk/care-services/care-homes/staplehurst-manor-nursing-home-kent.

Leonard Cheshire Disability, SOBELL LODGE
High Street
TN12 0BJ
Tel: (01580) 893729
E-mail: Sobell.lodge@leonardcheshire.org

Carpenter & Joiner
Just the Job Carpentry & Home Maintenance
Tel: 01580 893643
Mobile: 07934454840
Kitchens fitted, Lofts boarded, Roof windows fitted, Wardrobes fitted, Plumbing & all types of House Maintenance

Shields Builds Carpentry
Local carpenter, over 25 years experience offering the following services:
- door hanging
- laminate floor fitting
- decking
- soffits fascias & guttering
- kitchen fitting
- repairs
- other types of building work.

Call for a free quote
Mobile: 07707948755
Home: 01622 355801
Website: http://www.checkatrade.com/shieldsbuilds/

Charity Shops
Hospice in the Weald Staplehurst Shop
Unit 1 Milestone Buildings
High Street
TN12 0AB

Situated by the Post Office, our shop in Staplehurst is home to loads of great quality ladies fashion, homeware, books, CDs, Childrens toys and more!

Tel: 01580 893752
Website: http://www.hospiceintheweald.org.uk/Our-Shops/Find-one-of-our-shops/Staplehurst

Childminding Services
Bearsted Babes
Bearsted Babes is one of the fastest growing childcare agencies throughout the Southeast.We offer fully qualified,experienced and CRB checked childcarers to private homes,hotels,corporate functions & business training sessions.
We offer a Wedding and Event Crèche,where we can supply childcarers to any part of the special day and offer babysitters for the evening at the chosen location.
Contact Vicky for more info at bearstedbabes@blueyonder.co.uk
Mobile: 07917207454
Website: http://www.bearstedbabes.org.uk

Staplehurst Childminding
Childminding Service based in Staplehurst
Opening Times: Monday - Friday 7am-7pm
8 Weavers Close
TN12 0SF
Telephone: 01580 890070
Mobile: 07789722689
E-Mail: h.schlosser@hotmail.com

Staplehurst Registered Childminder
Childminding service based in Staplehurst
providing care from 0-11 years including local nursery and school pick ups.
Ofsted Registered. NVQ Level 3 in Child Care.
I deliver free funded places as defined by KCC please ask for further details.
0700-1800 Mon-Fri
14 Usborne Close
Staplehurst TN12 0LB
Tel: 01580 892339
Mobile: 07708 459635
Email: hickmottfamily@sky.com

Staplehurst Registered Childminder
Childminding service based in Staplehurst, providing care from 0-11 years including local nursery and school pick ups. Ofsted Registered. NVQ Level 3 in Child Care.
0730-1800 Mon-Fri
15 Weld Close
Staplehurst. TN12 0SJ
Tel: 01580 893524
Mobile: 07837 918173
Email: susannehaywood@tiscali.co.uk

Staplehurst Registered Childminder
Childminding Services in Staplehurst
NVQ Level 3 with 22 years experience in childcare.
Monday-Friday 7.30-6.00

Maxine Stephenson
5 Bathurst Road
TN12 0LG
Phone: 01580 893349
Mobile: 07774 450585
Email: mzstephenson@btinternet.com

Staplehurst Registered Childminder
NVQ Level 3. Ofsted Registered.
Available Mon-Fri.

Louise Burgoyne
16 Staple Drive
TN12 0SH
Tel: 01580 890783
Mob: 07742 345172
E-mail: louise.burgoyne@talktalk.net

Children's Books
Your local independent link to Usborne Books
Excellent quality award winning books for children of all ages.
We can help you get free books for your school, nursery, playgroup, and even your own children. You can make money, make a difference and have fun by starting your own flexible business with Usborne. To book an event or party, place an order, or find out more about working as an Usborne organiser, please get in touch.

Joanna Kerley
Tel: 01580 890543
Website: http://www.brilliant-books.co.uk
Email: jo@brilliant-books.co.uk

Staplehurst Chiropractic
Dr Oliver Bolton MChiro, DC, PgCert (Doctor of Chiropractic)
Dr Florentien Leurs MChiro, DC (Doctor of Chiropractic)
Staplehurst Chiropractic
High Street
TN12 0AP

Tel: 01580 890418
Email: contact@staplehurstchiropractic.co.uk
Website: http://www.staplehurstchiropractic.co.uk

Safe and effective chiropractic care in a warm and friendly environment. For the treatment of back pain, headaches, neck pain, other joint pains and muscle injuries.

Computer Services
Advantec Computing
Unit 9, Slaney Place
Headcorn Road
TN12 0DT

Tel: 01580 890469
Email: info@advantecit.co.uk
Website: http://www.advantecit.co.uk

Advantec Computing provides a complete range of PC, laptop and Mac services. Please have a look at our website for more information.

Arron Services Limited
Unit 1
Clinton Business Centre
Lodge Road
TN12 0QF

Tel No: 01580 891911
Fax No: 07050 695136
E Mail : sales@arronsupport.co.uk
Website: http://www.arronsupport.co.uk

As a Microsoft Partner, Arron Services specialise in software support on all major Microsoft products, Computer system sales and we also offer Remote support with our trained support technicians during business hours to assist clients with their Computer problems.

Team M-PC
Royd Mason-Phipps
9 Watkins Close
TN12 0PT

Tel: 01580 859207
Email: support@teammpc.co.uk
Website: http://www.teammpc.co.uk

PC and Laptop Repair and Support Services. Mature, Friendly & Courteous local service 8am to Midnight - 7 Days a week

Conservatories, Windows & Doors
Glaze Limited
Little Surrenden
Crowther Close
Kent, TN12 0NQ
FENSA registered Company
Architectural aluminium systems for modern individual contemporary conservatories, including large span structural bi-fold door applications. Replacement of D G Units. Our service includes design planning and full installation.
Phone: 01580 892959/07881 505523
Fax: 01580 893913
Email: glazeltd@gmail.com
Website: http://www.glazeltd.co.uk

Kent Conservatory Company Ltd
Woodford Coach House
Maidstone Road
Kent TN12 0RH
Tel: 01580 893311
Email: sales@kent-conservatory.co.uk
Website: http://www.kent-conservatory.co.uk
Bespoke Conservatories, Orangeries and glazed extensions

Dance Classes
Lynwood Academy of Dancing
Ballet, tap, modern dance at Parish Room. Classes from 3 years of age up. Adult ballet & tap classes on Tuesday evenings.

Email: lynwooddance@talktalk.net

Day Nursery
Chapel Lane Pre-School
Margaret Howard Hall
Chapel Lane
Tonbridge, Kent
TN12 0AJ

Tel: 07929 074 083 (Pre-School)
(01580) 895239 (Admissions)
Website: http://www.chapellanepreschool.org.uk
Email: chapel.lane@hotmail.com

A small, friendly Pre-School catering for children aged 2 ½ years to 5 years of age. We offer a safe, relaxed environment where children can socialise and learn through play. We are a Committee run Pre-School and a registered charity (no. 1029970). Opening times are 09:00 to 12:00 Monday to Friday & 09:00 to 15:00 Tuesday and Thursday during term time.

Poppy's Day Nursery & Poppy's Baby Care Unit
Poppy's Day Nursery
Headcorn Road
TN12 0BU
Tel: 01580 892600

Poppy's Baby Care Unit
London House
High Street
TN12 0AB
Tel:01580 890480

Website: http://www.poppysdaynursery.com
Email: info@poppysdaynursery.com

Opening times are 07:30 to 18:30 Monday to Friday. Poppy's provides full day care for children aged 3 months to 5 years (babies 3 months to 2 years) in a home from home environment. Please call us on the numbers above or get in touch via our website.

Debt Advice
Debt Advice Centre
The Community Centre for Debt Advice in Staplehurst was set up in 2009 as a joint project between the village churches. The team of advisors are all volunteers who have undergone accredited training and offer free, face to face advice for those experiencing financial difficulties. Where necessary we will negotiate with creditors on your behalf and sympathetically lift some of the strain of the situation. We make use of the office in the Staplehurst Free Church building and can also see clients there. Appointments need to be made – usually on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings or at other times by special arrangement. For more information call 01580 893583 (24 hour answer phone), email debtadvice@ccdas.org.uk or visit our website http://www.ccdas.org.uk. The fastest response will be achieved by leaving a message on our answer phone.

Dr Peter Garrod B.D.S.(Lond) L.D.S.R.C.S (Eng)
Dr Thomas Garrod B.D.S(Hons) (Lond) , Pg Cert Advanced Restorative (Eastman)
The Bower Dental Centre
High Street
Kent TN12 0BL
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 9.00am-6.00pm
Dental, hygienist and chiropodist services available.
Tel: 01580 891349
Email: bowerdental@btconnect.com

DIY, Timber & Building Suppliers
Homeleigh Timber & Building Supplies Ltd
Station Road
Kent. TN12 0PY
Tel: (01580) 892037
Fax: (01580) 891456
Website: http://www.homeleighgroup.co.uk/
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday - 07:45 to 17:30 & Saturday - 08:00 to 17:00
Branches also at Maidstone Road, Staplehurst, Aylesford and High Halden.

Oryx Design Ltd
Unit 2 Larkstore Park
Lodge Road
TN12 0QY
Website: http://www.oryxdesign.co.uk
Tel: 01580 891232

MDF and Plywood cut to size, please contact us with details of your project.


Please see Health Centre

Driver & Van
Mick Wiles
Smaller Loads.
Collections & Deliveries
Tel: 01580 891998
Mobile: 07922 255814

Driving Instructors
MSM (Roger's School of Driving)
22 Years Experience as DSA Fully Qualified Instructor
2 Little Pattenden Cottages
Pattenden Lane
Kent. TN12 9QL
Tel: (01622) 833279
Mobile: 07710297257
E-mail: roger.mills@virgin.net

Hayman Electrical
Graham Hayman
49 Corner Farm Road

Tel: 01580 891077 Mobile: 07973720369
Website: http://www.haymanelectrical.com/
Email: hayman.electrical@btinternet.com

Part P Registered
All Domestic, Industrial, Commercial and Agricultural work undertaken.
Your local Staplehurst Electrician since 1985.
Call us Anytime.

Howlands Electrical
2 Goddens Cottages
Howland Road
TN12 9LE

Tel: 01622 869681, Mob 0758 2255 942
Website: http://www.howlandselectrical.co.uk
Email: info@howlandselectrical.co.uk
NAPIT Part P registered, able to carry out Domestic, Commercial & Industrial Installation along with Inspection & Testing.

Lightlee Electrics Ltd
44 Iden Crescent
TN12 0NU
Tel: 01580 891274
Mob: 07743 960516
Email: edandlynnlee@btinternet.com

Registered Part P Domestic Installer

Estate Agents
Kim Pullen Estate Agent
Oakhurst Office,
Pagehurst Road,
Kent TN12 0JB
Tel: (01580) 891676 Fax: (01580) 890067
Email: homes@kimpullen.co.uk
Website: http://www.kimpullenestateagent.co.uk
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 17:30 & Saturday - 10:00 to 16:00. Out of Hours contact: 07733890733
You can also find us on http://www.rightmove.co.uk , http://www.primelocation.com and http://www.zoopla.co.uk

Radfords Estate Agents
The Estate Office
Crampton House
High Street
Kent. TN12 0AU
Tel: (01580) 893152
Fax: (01580) 892869
Email: enquiries@radfordsestates.co.uk
Website: http://www.radfordsestates.co.uk
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 17:30 & Saturday - 09:00 to 13:00 / 14:00 to 16:30
You can also find us at http://www.rightmove.co.uk and http://www.onthemarket.com

Ward & Partners
31 High Street
TN12 0AD

Tel: 01580 893322
Email: staplehurst@wardandpartners.co.uk
Website: http://www.wardandpartners.co.uk/estate-agent-in-staplehurst/
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 09:00-18:00 Thursday 09:00 - 18:30 Saturday 09:00-17:00

Exercise Classes
Every Wednesday evening in the Parish Rooms Staplehurst from 7 - 8pm. All levels of fitness welcomed - high / low impact aerobics and body conditioning. Established and fully qualified instructors who have been teaching aerobics for 25 years or more. We also offer an aerobics session in the Bell & Jorrocks Community hall in Frittenden from 6.30 - 7.30pm on Mondays. Please contact Teresa on 01580 891458 or Laureen on 01580 892885 for more information - or just turn up with a mat - we supply everything else.

Farm Shops
Henhurst Farm Shop
Henhurst Farm
Pinnock Lane
Kent TN12 0HD
Phone 01580 891 567
Mobile 0777 630 0029
Website: http://www.henhurstfarmshop.co.uk
Opening hours Monday to Saturday 8.30am to 6.00pm, Sunday 8.30am to 1.00pm

French Polisher
Ian Downton
French Polisher
Over 30 years experience
Tel no: 01580 893586

Funeral Directors
Doves Funerals
Maxted House
High Street
TN12 0AH

Tel: 01580 892125
Website: http://www.dovesfunerals.co.uk

Furniture Maker, Fitting & Restoration
Churchwood Restoration
Antique Furniture Restoration
2 Little Pattenden Cottages,
Pattenden Lane
Kent. TN12 9QL
Tel: (01622) 833279
Mobile:(07711) 948072

Oryx Design Ltd
Making beautifully fitted furniture for local homes.
Unit 2 Larkstore Park
Lodge Road
TN12 0QY
Website: http://www.oryxdesign.co.uk
Tel: 01580 891232

Garage Services
Maybourne Motors
Bletchingly Farm
Pristling Lane
Kent. TN12 0HH
Tel: (01580) 891696
Mobile: 07967 590734

Staplehurst Garage
High Street

Tel No. 01580 891122
Email: info@staplehurstgarage.co.uk
Servicing and authorised MOT station, repair work, air-conditioning re-gas, vehicle batteries, tyres.

Garden Machinery & Services
Mick Wiles
Garden Machinery Service and Repairs
Tel: 01580 891998

Gift Shops
Chasing Rainbows
Gifts Cards and Home Interiors
Bank House
High Street
TN12 0AE
Tel. 01580 895101

Chasing Rainbows was taken over in July 2013 by Laura who has lived in the village all her life.
A family run shop selling a wide range of gifts, cards, jewellery and a small selection of party ware. In addition we supply helium balloons, toys and a selection of ladies scarves.
Chasing Rainbows has been called a tardis by customers due to it being a larger shop than it looks from the outside.
We are simply a local shop, run by a local but with diverse ideas to give you something different. Don't take our word for it come and take a look!

Graphic Design
Tina King Graphic Design
Tel: 07912 303048
Website: http://www.tinaking.co.uk

I’m a freelance graphic designer, with 8 years experience. I am able to produce your print ready artwork from a simple brief, to fully finished designs. Work I have produced for clients include but aren’t restricted to, adverts, banners, brochures, flyers, direct mail, invitations and packaging. I offer very reasonable rates, so whether it’s a one off piece of work, ongoing projects or a complete company re-brand, I can manage this for you seamlessly.

Coachmans Cottage Studio
Milestone Buildings
High Street
Kent. TN12 0AB
Tel: (01580) 893435
E-mail: c.tucker79@btinternet.com
Hairdressing for all the family.
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Thursday 09:00-17:30, Friday 9.00-19.00 & Saturday 8.30 to 16.00

The Barbers
Loddington House
High Street
TN12 0TL
01580 891462
Entrance is situated just inside The Hair Boutique.
Opening times: tues 09:00-16:00, Thurs 10:00-18:00, fri 09:00-16:30 & sat 09:00-16:00

The Hair Boutique
Loddington House
High Street
TN12 0TL
01580 891462
Hairdressing for the whole family
Opening times: tues 09:00-15:00, weds 09:00-17:00, Thurs 09:00-18:00, fri 09:00-16:30 & sat 09:00-15:00

Handy Man
Bill Hutchings the Odd Job Man
Plumbing, Electrical, Decorating etc.
Tel: 01580 892424
Mobile: 07944 747573

Health & Fitness
Also see Exercise Classes

Gym and Personal Training - 7R Performance
Open 6 days a week 0700 - 2130, 7R Performance offer group fitness training classes and personal training sessions. The coaches have experience working with everybody from total beginners, through injury rehabilitation and on to elite athletes. They are degree qualified and also have further qualifications including; running coach, CrossFit Trainer, Movement and Mobility Trainer, sports massage therapy and advanced sports nutrition. The gym is a very welcoming place and perfect for improving your total wellbeing, so get on down for a free trial and discussion with a coach... What are you waiting for!

Website: http://www.7r-performance.com
Tel: 07470 400 580
Email: team@7r-performance.com

Pilates: Monday 7.15-8.15pm, Tuesday 7-8pm and Thursday 1.30-2.30pm in Staplehurst. Do you want to improve body tone, posture, joint flexibility, core stability and mind-body awareness? Excellent for body conditioning for all types of sports, posture related back pain and general well being. Body Control Pilates Certified teacher for mat classes and 1:1s. Contact Jo on 07900 542946 or email Jo4Pilates@gmail.com

Telisa tai Chi
NEW class : Bloomsbury’s Biddenden Monday 10.30-11.30am
NEW class : Tori’s Fitness Headcorn Monday 2-3pm
Staplehurst Village Centre Monday 7.30-8.30pm
Lenham Community Centre Tuesday 5.30-6.30pm
United Reform Church Staplehurst Wednesday
Vestry Hall Marden Thursday 4.30-5.30pm
Private tuition also available
For more information contact Theresa at: www.telisataichi.co.uk or telisataichi@gmail.com or Call : 07734108683

Our aim is to get more people walking to more places
Want to know where to walk?
Take a look at http://www.walk4life.info

Health Care
Acupuncture & Remedial Massage Therapy
Peter Collison Lic Ac MB AcC
Help with a variety of conditions through acupuncture and remedial massage therapy. Registered Member of the British Acupuncture Council
Contact 07941 434162 or via
The Headcorn Natural Health Centre Tel: 01622 890803
Website: http://www.hnhc.org

Aromability - Deep Tissue Massage & Aromatherapy
Alison Simmonds H.N.D. Bth, B.A.B.T.A.C, M.I.F.A. O.S.M
Clapper Lane
Kent TN12 0JL
Tel: 01580 895220
Mobile: 07896 574707

Bowen Therapy
Emma Linaker ECBS ESEBT

Gentle relaxing treatment for back / neck / joint pain, muscle / sports injuries, stress and so much more.

Mob: 07939 465608
Tel: 01580 891776
Email: info@emmalinaker.co.uk
Website: http://www.emmalinaker.co.uk
Udene Farm
Marden Road
TN12 0JQ

Mr Rodney Fawkes BSc (Hons) Pod Med MChs
HCPC Registered
The Bower
High Street
Staplehurst TN12 0BL
Tel: 01580 892097 (Home) 01580 891349 (Surgery)
Mobile: 07989971784
A well established practice offering professional & comprehensive advice & treatment for all aspects of foot problems.

Headcorn Natural Health Centre
1-2 Frank's Bridge Cottages
Smarden Road
TN27 9TP

Tel: 01622 890803
Email: reception.hnhc@virgin.net
Website: http://www.hnhc.org

Offering treatment from Osteopathy, Podiatry, Accupuncture, Massage, Reflexology through to Pilates, Meditation and Yoga.

Holistic Massage Therapist
Anna Nield (A.I.R.M.T)
Tel: 07854 573784
Email: anna@annasholisticmassage.co.uk
Website: http://www.annasholisticmassage.co.uk

Mrs. S.J. Smith. Grad Dip Phys MCSP, HPC reg.
Little Loddington House,
High Street,
TN12 0AD
Tel: Clinic - 01580 892266
Mobile - 07803 306471
Email: susan.smith12@btconnect.com
Website: http://www.staplehurstphysio.com

Staplehurst Acupuncture
Little Loddington House
High Street
TN12 0AD

Tel: 07739 730583
Website: http://staplehurst.wordpress.com/
Advanced Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
Member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society

Staplehurst Health Centre
Offens Drive
Kent TN12 0LB
Tel: 01580 891220
Surgery opening times:
Monday 08.00-18.30 Tuesday 08.00-18.30 Wednesday 07.30-19.00 Thursday 07.30-18.30 Friday 08.00-18.30

The Friends of Staplehurst Health Centre
The Friends is a charitable organisation founded in 2007 and registered with the Charity Commission. The aims and objectives of the Friends are to relieve sickness and preserve the health of persons permanently or temporarily resident in Staplehurst, Frittenden and the surrounding area:- (1) by providing and assisting in the provision of facilities, support services and equipment not necessarily provided by the statutory authorities, (2) by advancing the education of the public in health and related matters by the provision of lectures for, and the publication of newsletters devoted to health, and (3) by such other charitable methods as the Charity acting through its committee may determine. The Friends hold regular Health Information evenings and publish a newsletter four times a year. The Secretary and Treasurer is Robin Oakley (Tel: 01580 891516)

Home Care Services
Town & Country Homecare Ltd
Town and Country Homecare Limited
102a High Street
Kent, TN30 6HT
Tel: 01580 762244
Email: mail@townandcountryhomecare.co.uk
Website: http://www.townandcountryhomecare.co.uk

International Shipping
Unipac Shipping (UK) Ltd
Arranging export and import shipments by air, sea, road and courier. Customs clearance,marine insurance, letters of credit, consular documentation, export packing.

Unipac Shipping (UK) Ltd
10-11 Larkstore Park
Lodge Road
TN12 0QY
Tel: 01580 893481
Fax: 01580 893949
Email: sales@unipacshipping.co.uk
Website: http://www.unipacshipping.co.uk

Pearson's Landscapes
Brickfield House
Maidstone Road
TN12 0RD

We offer all aspects of landscaping including hard and soft landscaping, garden maintenance, tree surgery & the fitting of automatic gates.

Tel/Fax 01580 890364
Email: ted.mary@virgin.net

Whites Landscaping
2 Pinnock Lane
TN12 0NP
Tel: 01580 891079
Mob: 07986 843903
Website: http://www.whiteslandscaping.co.uk

Language Learning
Lessons in French, Spanish or Italian from local village based tutors
all levels, all ages including French/Spanish from aged 18 months in association with www.funtrain.co.uk
Call Lisa 07928 302424 or email lisafh@hotmail.co.uk

Staplehurst Library
The Parade
High Street
Kent TN12 0LA
Tel: 03000 413131
Fax: 01580 890148
E-mail: staplehurstlibrary@kent.gov.uk
Opening Hours: Monday Closed, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9.00am-6.00pm, Saturday 9.00am-3.00pm.
Knit and Natter (Talk Time) - Tuesday 10.30am-11.30am
IT Buddy - Thursday 2.00pm-4.00pm (please book)
Storytime - Wednesday 2.15pm-2.45pm.
Rhymetime - Friday 11.15am-11.45am.
Book Sale - 1st Saturday of every month 10.30am-11.30am
Reading Group - 1st Wednesday of the month 1.00pm-2.00pm
Parish and Borough Council Saturday Morning Surgeries - check village calendar http://www.staplehurstvillage.org.uk/calendar.aspx for details.

The Security Counter
Slaney Place
Headcorn Road
TN12 0DT

Tel: 01580 895560
Website: http://www.thesecuritycounter.com
Email: enquiries@thesecuritycounter.com

Local locksmiths for the village and beyond, keycutting, security products, free advice, workshop services, installations, repairs and jolly good service! Visit us at our retail counter/workshop or arrange a visit. Open Mon-Fri and Sat A.M.

Music Classes
Funtrain music classes
Funtrain Music Classes from age one to pre-school. Monday Mornings Term time 9.30 and 10.30 in the school room, United Reformed Church, Staplehurst. Also French and Spanish courses from age eighteen months.
Contact: Peggy Heron
Tel: 01580 895326
Email: info@funtrain.co.uk
Website: http://www.funtrain.co.uk

Louise Woodcock Pianist
Want to learn piano? Lessons in your home! All ages - take exams or learn for fun at your own pace. Classical - Jazz - Pop. Over 20 years' experience. I also teach Sax, Clarinet, Trumpet, & Trombone. I play for weddings and events. Louise Woodcock 07989 370624.

You can find out more at my website http://www.kentpianoteacher.co.uk

Staplehurst Music Centre
Staplehurst Music Centre, at Staplehurst School, is open each Saturday from 8.30am to 1.30pm during term-time offering a range of instrumental lessons and ensemble opportunities for adults and children of all ages and abilities. The Community Orchestra meets from 10.00 - 11.00am and Zing Zone music classes are available throughout the morning for children aged between 12 months and nine years.
Contact us via the Music Centre website: http://www.staplehurst-music-centre.co.uk

Jackie's News
Unit 6, Pickhill Business Centre
Smallhythe Road
TN30 7LZ

Email: mail@jackiesnews.co.uk
Website: http://www.jackiesnews.co.uk
For your newspaper delivery. We now deliver to over 3,000 customers across the Weald of Kent.

Station Newsagents
Station Road
Staplehurst TN12 0QH
Tel: 01580 893560

Peter Jones, Registered Opticians
For professional eye care:- Examinations, spectacles & contact lenses
5 Church Hill Cottages
High Street
Kent. TN12 0AX
Tel: (01580) 892269
Also at 25 Stone Street, Cranbrook TN17 3HE
Tel: (01580) 712254

Paper & Magazine Publications
Also see Printers

Party Goods
Unit 1 Cornwells Farm, Sheephurst Lane, Marden TN12 9NS
Email: sales@dreamaparty.com
Website: http://www.dreamaparty.com
We stock a variety of partyware including children’s themed, milestone age and plain coloured tableware, party/lunch boxes, partybag fillers, banners & bunting, piñatas and balloons. Helium balloon bouquets/displays available for delivery locally, 7 days a week. We can cater for Birthday parties, Christenings & Weddings. Pop in MON – FRI 9.30am – 5pm

Performing Arts Equipment
The Ballet Barre Company
Manufacturers of wall mounted and free standing ballet barres for over 15 years, supplying schools and dance studios across the UK and Worldwide.
We also provide a full supply and installation service for dance floors (vinyl and sprung floors) and studio mirrors (wall mounted and freestanding)
Unit 11 Durgates Lodge
Clapper Lane
Kent TN12 0JS
Tel: 01580 890747
Website: http://www.theballetbarrecompany.com

Whitebox 3
Unit 11 Durgates Lodge
Clapper Lane
Kent TN12 0JS
Tel: 01580 893889
Email: sales@whitebox3.com
Website: http://www.whitebox3.com

Whitebox3 Ltd is proud to be a leading supplier of performing arts equipment for Music, Drama & Dance including: Music Stands, Orchestra & Audience Seating, Staging, Curtains, Instrument Storage Racks, Ballet Barres, Studio Mirrors & Flooring.

Pet Services
Greenworld Bird & Pet Care
Cranbrook Road
TN12 0EU
Tel: 01580 891312
Email: info@greenworldpets.co.uk
Website: http://www.greenworldpets.co.uk
Open: Mondays-Saturdays 08:30-17:00. Sundays & Bank Holidays 10:00-16:00

WALKIES! Dog & Pet Care
Walkies! Is a worry-free solution for your dog whilst you are at work, on holiday or simply enjoying a day out. If your dog requires a walk, company or TLC while you’re away then Walkies! is the answer.
Sarah Jackson
The Chestnuts
Station Road
Kent. TN12 0PZ
Tel: 07981 787279
Email: walkiesdogcare@talktalk.net

Plant & Tool Hire
Acorn Plant & Tool Hire Ltd
Lodge Road
Kent. TN12 0QY
Tel:(01580) 891234
Fax:(01580) 893627
Email: info@acornhire.com
Website: http://www.acornhire.com
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 07:30-17:30 & Saturday 07:30-13:00

Plumbing & Heating
Also see Handy Man

D P Witcher Plumbing & Heating
Worcester Bosch accredited installer for Kent & Sussex.
All heating requirements catered for; Boiler servicing, Landlord's Gas Certificates, Gas Inspections. All plumbing installations including full bathrooms.
2 Baldwin Farm Cottage
Marden Road
TN12 0PB
Tel: 01580 892614
Email: davidwitcher67@yahoo.co.uk

Local heating engineer, specialising in Oil boiler installation,
maintenance and servicing. OFTEC/CIPHE Registered.
Call Mark , Tel: 01580 893925 or visit http://www.ecophoqus.com
Do you live in or around Staplehurst, do you have an old oil boiler, we have mains gas in village are you near enough to change? Ring to find out.

James Seal & Son
Plumbing & Heating Engineers
(Gas Safe Reg: 140768) Family run business since 1968
New Boiler Installations. Servicing & Repairs & All Plumbing work
Friendly . Affordable . Professional
Tel: 01580 890164 Mob: 07921 864269
Email: jseal.son@gmail.com

MDC Plumbing
All domestic plumbing repairs, alterations and installations including:-
- full bathroom suites fitted
- radiators replaced and moved
- taps, leaks - no job too small
For a free estimate or advice call Michael Clark on
Mobile: 07866 200097 or Email: mdc.plumbing@gmail.com

The Hop Press
Unit 1-2 Cornwells Farm, Sheephurst Lane, Marden. TN12 9NS
Tel: 01622 833455
Email: info@thehoppress.co.uk
Website: http://www.thehoppress.co.uk

The Hop Press are Lithographic printers, for all your design and print requirements, from business stationery, letterheads, comp slips, business cards, NCR sets, flyers, leaflets to corporate brochures. We can design from scratch or print from files supplied. All at very competitive prices.

JBH Refurbishments
For office refurbishments, partitioning, suspended ceilings, furniture and decorations, workplace refurbishments and approved Altro Whiterock installers.
Unit 6 Larkstore Park
Lodge Road
Staplehurst Kent
TN12 0QY
Tel: 01580 892041
Fax: 01580 892065
Email: info@jbhrefurbishments.co.uk
Website: http://www.jbhrefurbishments.co.uk

Security Systems
Cam-tech Security Systems Limited
Slaney Place
Headcorn Road
TN12 0DT

We can supply and install Burglar Alarms, CCTV, Access Control and Automation of Gates & Barriers

Tel: 01580 892798
Website: http://www.cam-techsecurity.co.uk

Poyntell Ltd
Slaney Place
Headcorn Road
TN12 0DT

Tel: (01580) 892902
Fax:(01580) 890132
Website: http://www.poyntell.com
Email: info@poyntell.com

EMD law
Rose Cottage, 4 Lime Terrace,
High Street, Staplehurst, TN12 0AP
Tel: 01580 890600
Fax: 01580 890755
Email: reception@emdlaw.co.uk

Areas of law covered: Family, Matrimonial, Dispute Resolution, Landlord & Tenant, Personal Injury, Wills and Probate, Affairs of the Elderly, Property, Employment and Welfare Benefits.

We offer a free initial consultation on all new matters. Please contact us for further information.

"Whatever life throws at you - we'll be there for you"
Please visit our website: http://www.emdlaw.co.uk

Kingsfords LLP
High Street
Tel: 01580 895128

Kingsfords LLP
2 Elwick Road
Ashford, TN23 1PD
Tel: 01233 624545

Areas for law covered: Property (Residential, Commercial, Landlord & Tenant), French Property & related inheritance matters, Civil Litigation, Family and Probate (incl. Will Writing)
Please visit our website: http://www.kingsfords-solicitors.com

Peter Thomson
VISITING SOLICITOR – I come to you at no extra charge, at a time to suit you, including weekends and evenings.
WILLS and PROBATE, CONVEYANCING, LEASES, business LEASES, document swearing, Change of Name Deeds, Divorce and Family, Representation in Court, General Advice, etc, etc.
I still have my London office but also have a fully equipped home office and will come to your home at a time to suit you.
Tel: 01580 892802 (after 7pm) or 0771 558 2967 / 0207 733 6196
Email: p.thomson@live.co.uk

Spar Store
9 - 11 The Parade
High Street
Kent. TN12 0LA
Tel: (01580) 891734
Website: http://www.spar.co.uk/
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday - 07:00 to 23:00 & Sunday - 08:00 to 22:30

Take-Away Food
Happy Valley
Forge House
High Street
TN12 0AH
Tel: 01580 893868
Website: http://www.facebook.com/happyvalleystaplehurstltd
Tuesday - Sunday 5pm 'til late
Bank Holidays 5pm - 10.30pm
Closed on a normal Monday

Aba Crystal
Tel: 01580 893464

Kinglink Airport Transfers
Tel: 01892 527877
Email: bookings@kinglinkltd.co.uk

MTC Taxis
Tel: 01580 890003
Website: http://www.maidstonetaxicompany.co.uk or
Email: mtctaxis@btconnect.com

Tel: 01622 750000
Email: headoffice@streamline.travel
Website: http://www.streamline.travel

Theobald Upholstery
Craft Workshop Number 5
Slaney Place Farm
Headcorn Road
Kent TN12 0DT

Telephone: 01580 890055
Mobile: 07759479839
Website: http://www.theobaldsfurniture.co.uk

All kinds of furniture upholstered and repaired by highly skilled craftspeople. Recovering and renovation of chairs, sofas and most antique and modern furniture. Cushion replacement service. New furniture made to order. New English made furniture supplied.

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For a no-obligation quote contact Diane Harrison-Jarrett (authorised distributor) on 07989 435241.
Email: diane@ukcheapestbills.co.uk
Website: http://www.ukcheapestbills.co.uk

Veterinary Surgery
Pierson Stewart & Partners
Rathbond House
31 High Street
Kent TN12 0AD
Telephone: 01580 893484
24 Hour emergency: 01580 713381
Website: http://www.pspvets.co.uk

10.30am - 11.00am | 5.00pm - 6.00pm Mon, Weds, Thurs
10.30am - 11.00am | 6.00pm - 7.00pm Tuesday
10.30am - 11.00am Friday

Web Design
Tel: 0845 5194671
Website: http://www.zulogic.co.uk
Website: http://www.zu3d.com

Please note the companies/tradesman listed are in no way endorsed by the Parish Council.