General Editorials

  • the old school house The Old School House - The Old School House Indian Restaurant, Hamstreet TN26 2HG T: 01233 733350 Indian Cuisine Open 7 Days a week 5.30pm – 11.00pm Saturday & Sunday 12.00 – 2.00pm & 5.30pm – 11.00pm including Bank Holidays 10% Discount on Takeaways (Cash Only) Last orders 10.30pm Your satisfaction is important to us, please let us know if […]
  • The George.. The George - FREE HOUSE Bethersden Tel: 01233 820235 Open from 12pm – 11pm Every Day Food served Monday Night to Sunday Lunch 12noon – 2pm & 6pm – 9pm Jo and Dave welcome you to their traditional village pub in Bethersden, where you can enjoy well kept real ales, local ciders, fine wine and a warm atmosphere. […]
  • The Shepherd & Crook The Shepherd & Crook - Burmarsh TN29 0JJ Tel: 01303 872336 Gayna and Shaun have recently taken over, and a very warm welcome awaits you. A Free House offering well-kept real ales and good, home cooked food, sourced from local ingredients where possible. Vegetarian and Gluten Free options are available. OPENING TIMES: Tuesday – Saturday 12 – 11pm Sunday 12 […]
  • The Walnut Tree The Walnut Tree - Old Smuggling Inn, Steeped in History  Forge Hill, Aldington, Ashford TN25 7DT T: 01233 720298 Home of the Sizzling Grillstone, probably the oldest form of cooking circa 600BC • Families Welcome • Dog Friendly • Real Ales • 40 Seater Restaurant • Cosy • Bar Open All Day from Midday • Free WIFI • Sky […]
  • Dealing with Computer Viruses - It’s been another busy month for Compumate in the battle against computer viruses; and, sadly, it’s a never ending battle. The most common this month (again) has been the mock (or spoof ) anti-virus products. These are the ones that suddenly pop up a dialog box on your screen telling you that your system is […]
  • Reflexology Explained - Foot massage originated in China over 5,000 years ago. Early Chinese, Egyptians, Japanese and Indians manipulated the hands and feet of others to promote good health. In 1913 the therapy was introduced to the West as “zone therapy” by US ear, nose and throat specialist, Dr William Fitzgerald. Then, in the 1930’s, US physiotherapist Eunice […]
  • SCAM ALERT: Computer Support Phone Calls - A few weeks ago, one of my customers told me that she’d received an unsolicited call from someone who claimed to be from Virgin Media,saying that they’d received “complaints” from her neighbours that the internet was slow. This company then told her that the problem wascaused by her computer… Fortunately, she got off the phone […]
  • Family Law – The Collaborative Divorce - In the fourth of a series of articles about legal matters affecting the family, Nigel Clarke, Collaborative Solicitor & Family Mediator from Canterbury Law Solicitors writes: Without couples willing to find a more civilised way of resolving issues on separation and divorce, there would be no mediation and no collaborative law. That there is, bears […]
  • The 4R’s - by Kevin Gilbert MRICS FNAVA Clive Emson Auctioneers Residential properties in need of Restoration, Refurbishment, Renovation and/or Repair are the right 4R’s considered ideal for a selling by public auction. The idea of selling (and buying) property and land by public auction may appear complex, but in fact can be an easy means for selling […]
  • How to ensure your heirs aren’t stuck with the widow’s mite. - Rosalind Johnson, from Tenterden Solicitors Pengelly & Rylands, discusses the importance of planning for Inheritance Tax. When interviewing clients to make Wills I am frequently struck by how many are unaware of a significant change to Inheritance Tax which came into effect on the 9th October 2007. Everyone has an Inheritance Tax allowance currently of […]