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  • April 2016 | D I S C O V E R I N G March 1

    Issue

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    Insidet h i s i s s u e

    What's happening at St George's Fayre? page 4

    Pull out menu from The Spice Bankpage 24-25

    March Museum - Frederick Normanpage 16

    WIN A PRIZE IN OUR DRAGON

    HUNTPage 21-22

    Your favour i te f ree community magazine del ivered to your door

  • 2 D I S C O V E R I N G March | April 2016

    Claire Saberton - Publisher 01778 421427 | 07837 499061 | sales@discoveringmagazines.co.uk

    Becky Kane - Sales Executive07950 369814 | info@discoveringmagazines.co.uk

    Hayley Kerr & Lisa Murphy - Sales Executives enquiries@discoveringmagazines.co.uk

    Andy Armstrong - Op. Director | 01733 200609 | 077809 22214

    Becky Kane - Editor | editor.march@discoveringmagazines.co.uk

    John Schwarz - Group Editor | Neil Foster - Photographer

    Design - Vinny Clark | Emma Gunner | Sarah Gumbley | Rob Harradine

    Discovering March is published by a local team and is not associated with any other business. Care is taken to ensure that the content and information is correct, however we cannot take any responsibility for loss, damage or omission caused by any errors. Permission must be granted to reproduce, copy or scan anything from this publication. For a copy of our contributors guidelines please email info@discoveringmagazines.co.uk

    Welcome to the April issue...

    I hope you have all had a fabulous Easter and have enjoyed a well-deserved break (those of you that were able to!) The fun doesnt stop there though, because this month we can look forward to St Georges Fayre on April 24th - an event that literally takes over the town. Read the feature on page 4 to find out more.

    The Events Diary is jam-packed again this month, so do take a look at that, and we also have

    historical features from regulars Jennifer Lawler, Peter Wright and Trevor Bevis, as well as the Puzzle Page, a leg of lamb recipe and much, much more.

    BeckyDont forget to take part in the Dragon Hunt too..Weve been hiding dragons in shops and business windows throughout the town. All you need to do is find them and write down which window you found each one in. Take a look at pages 21-22 to find your entry form and the list of dragons that you need to find. One lucky winner, picked at random after the closing date, will win a

    fantastic prize!

    Id like to take this opportunity to thank all our regular contributors and advertisers for their continued input and support, as well as the dedicated team who work hard to produce the magazine. Without these people there would be no Discovering March, and Ive been delighted by all the positive comments we continue to receive . We are always striving to improve, and your feedback really does mean a lot.

    Claire

    With thanks to...Jennifer Lawler, Eamonn Dorling, Eileen Le Voi, Fraser Dawbarns, Dack Pearson Solicitors, March and District Museum, March Podiatry, The Light Cinema, Trevor Bevis, and Ellis Winters.

    Cover photo by Neil Foster

    The copy deadline for the May edition of Discovering March is April 6th, please email editor.march@discoveringmagazines.co.ukI look forward to hearing from you!

    4 St Georges Fayre9-10 Community Matters12 Consumer Advice14 Property page Choosing the right Estate Agent

    16 Museum Frederick Norman

    21-22 Dragon Hunt26 Legal Corner28 Recipe28 Food Pronounciation30 March in the Past April32 Health St Georges Fayre activities

    34-36 Event Diary Whats happening in and around March

    38 Finance The Need for Specialist Advice

    40 History of March Marchs Railway

    41 Legal Corner Business Property Relief for Farmers

    42 Film New Releases this Month

    43 Club Spotlight Fen Tigers Goalball

    44-45 Directory46 Puzzle page

  • April 2016 | D I S C O V E R I N G March 3

    With thanks to...

    61 HIGH STREET MARCH PE15 9JJ BOOKING: 01354 650551EMAIL: georges@georges-march.co.uk

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    Coming up in May: 1ST - BONDY 7TH - THE GANGSTERS 14TH - TALLAWAH 21ST - HUSH 28TH - CHRIS KING ROBINSON

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    GeorgesPie & Mash

    Some great local acousticartists playing on Georges

    stage,from 10.30am throughuntil 4.00pm

    THURSDAY TOSUNDAY NON-STOP

    CELEBRATION!

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    GEORGES FAYRE .

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    KARAOKE& TAPASEVENING

    HOSTED WITH BECCA,ZELDA, TONY & TAYLORGIRLS EVENING OUTGIRLS EAT FOR FREE !!

    Thirsty Thursday

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  • 4 D I S C O V E R I N G March | March 2016

    MARCH ST GEORGES FAYRE

    WHATS ON?

    Now in its eighth year, Marchs St Georges Fayre will be held on Sunday April 24th. The town centre streets are pedestrianized, creating space for a bustling street market and fun fair. Dont miss the opening parade at 10.15am, in celebration of St George into the Market Place, followed by live music and dance performances throughout the day. There is a wide variety of entertainment, free of charge, from Punch and Judy shows to circus skill workshops, even a fancy dress competition at 10.35am in the Market Place the theme this year is the Queens 90th birthday. So come and join in the fun and celebrate Englands national day!

    The Fayre is delivered by Fenland District Council and a committee of dedicated volunteers; it is also supported by March Town Council. Many community organisations within the town have contributed to the events success over the years, including; Fen Craft Fairs, The Chamber of Commerce, March Library, March Museum, March Society, Churches Together, The Rotary Club, March Lions, Georges and many more.

    By the library: Funky Fi Circus skills workshop Birds of prey

    Punch and Judy show Land Zorbs Speed cage

    Traditional games Miniature golf Story telling

    Throughout the town: Funfair Stilt walkers River trips

    Vivien the fire engine Vintage cycle display Duck race

    Hog roast Venison burgers Fish and chips Live music and dance on Ice cream Tower tours and the Market Place and at Georges at St Peters Church

    Luxury food, drinks and gift stalls throughout the town

    Please note:Norfolk Green 46 bus will not pick up from Broad Street for the duration of the road closure, but have advised that the bus will still pick up from Russell Avenue, Wisbech Road, March, as usual.

  • April 2016 | D I S C O V E R I N G March 5

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    We bring you items of interest for your home and community. If there is something youd like us to cover or you have something to say please get in touch at:

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    The competition is open to any photographs that define the character and feel of the Ouse Washes and surrounding areas, and that depict what makes our area great. Whether your photographs include landscapes, wildlife, people, buildings or water, you are encouraged to enter.

    The Ouse Washes Landscape is entirely distinctive and immensely beautiful. The huge open skies, expansive views, strongly linear landscape features and isolated settlements, as well as the sense of mystery and tranquillity means endless photographic opportunities. The Ouse Washes landscape is also rich with distinctive Fenland customs, traditions, folklore and arts, which provide limitless inspiration.

    A shortlisted twelve photographs will be posted on the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnerships website for public voting.

    The three winners, one from each entrance category (up to 12 years of age; 13 to 18; 19 years and over), will each receive fantastic prizes worth 50. To participate, please send your photographs to sara.marshall@cambsacre.org.uk by Sunday May 29th 2016.

    More information can be found at www.ousewashes.org.uk. Good luck and happy snapping!

    PLANS FOR NEW CHATTERIS PRIMARY SCHOOL The Active Learning Trust is applying to open a new free school in Chatteris. The Trust, which currently supports fourteen schools in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, will submit their proposal to the Department of Education next month, with a view to opening the school in September 2017.The school will serve children aged from three to eleven years of age, and is expected to ease the pressure on school places in the town.

    The school will open with one reception class of thirty pupils and then grow organically to its full capacity of four hundred and twenty, in addition to a nursery with a further fifty-two places.

    The Active Learning Trust already operates Kingsfield Primary School in Chatteris, and CEO of the Trust, Gary Peile, emphasised the positive impact that the new school will have on the community. We believe our experience in developing the new provision in Cambridgeshire puts the Trust in a very good position to deliver a new school in Chatteris, he said. The Trust is already working with schools in the town and feels that the new school will add considerably to its ability to meet the needs of local pupils.

    The Active Learning Trust is asking parents and carers in the area to register their support for the new school at www.activelearningtrust.org/chatteris.

    DONATIONS TO IMPROVE BURROWMOOR PRIMARY SCHOOL A Cambridgeshire primary school was on the receiving end of two generous donations last month. Burrowmoor Primary School in March was given 1,500 by the local Freemasons, in addition to a collection of timber and building materials, courtesy of builders merchants, Ridgeons. Both donations are to be used to improve the reception class outdoor area, including rebuilding the existing storage shed, and came about following an application from a member of staff at Burrowmoor.

    The donations were recognised in a formal presentation, attended by school staff, children, Brian Sutton of the Freemasons and representatives of Ridgeons.

    wPhase Leader for Reception, Carolyn Davies, said: We are very grateful to the Freemasons and Ridgeons, and look forward to continuing to develop a fabulous outdoor learning environment for the children.

  • 10 D I S C O V E R I N G March | April 2016

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    Youth singles champion: Ellis Fulcher; Runner-up: Ryan Woodlow.

    Singles champion: Terry Redhead; Runner-up: David Wilson.

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    There are lots of estate agents out there, but how on earth do you go about choosing the one thats right for you? Here are a few top tips: Advertising locallyThe property portal, Rightmove, gets thousands of hits a day, providing leads to agents, but one of the traditional ways to market a property is your local newspaper. If youre selling, the local newspaper is a must, so make sure you instruct an agent with a good presence in the local paper. No Sale, No FeeBeware of agents charging fees when you withdraw your property from the market. Within a week of your property being put up for sale, it is a legal requirement to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), detailing the energy efficiency of your property. The price for this will be 50 - 100, depending on the size of your house. This is the only fee you should be charged, if your property is not sold. If an agent wants to charge more, choose a different agent. Open 7 days a weekSome of the best house viewings happen over the weekend - funnily enough, the two days when many buyers arent at work! Make sure you instruct an agent who opens on a Saturday and Sunday. Accompanied viewingsThere are many reasons why agents should conduct viewings, the most important being that buyers dont want to upset the owners feelings and so dont always tell the truth while they are looking around

    the house. The agent needs to know what a viewer really thinks so they can offer a solution to a problem, look at it in a different way or suggest another house they have on the market that doesnt have the same problem. It is vital to get and give honest feedback from a viewer. If an agent says they are too busy to show a viewer around, choose another agent! Photographs tell a thousand wordsHave a look in the newspaper and on the internet to see which agents take the best photographs; first impressions really do count. It makes a real difference if a photo is taken on a sunny day, so if its not sunny, insist they come back when it is.

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  • The funeral of teenager Frederick Norman on February 10th, 1915 was an impressive scene, accompanied with every mark of respect. A large number of people from all walks of life gathered to mourn as his Union Jack-draped coffin was taken to St. Johns Church and, later, to his burial in Station Road cemetery. It was claimed that it would have been difficult to imagine a larger assembly for a March funeral.

    Norman was born in late 1897 as one of eleven children of potato merchant William Norman of Nene Parade. He was a popular local boy and a keen sportsman. He joined the Royal Navy and became a flag signalman on the 15,000 ton battleship, HMS Formidable. Formidable was laid down at Portsmouth naval dockyard in March 1898 but because of delays in provision of her machinery, she would not be commissioned until October 1904.

    At the beginning of the Great War, Formidable was based at Portland - assigned to the Channel Fleet defending the English Channel and the south coast. She was involved in guarding the transport of the British Expeditionary Force to France in August 1914. During November and December, she was temporarily transferred to Sheerness to counter any attempt by Germany to invade England. On December 30th, her squadron was transferred

    back to Portland and, during the following night, participated in gunnery exercises off the Isle of Portland. The fleet remained at sea in rough sea conditions and increasing wind force. There had been reports of submarine activity but, because of the weather, the risk was not considered significant.

    In the early hours of New Years Day, 1915, Formidable was steaming at ten knots when German submarine U24 attacked. At 2.20a.m. a torpedo exploded in the port side boiler room and, within minutes, Formidable had developed a significant list. At 2.40a.m. the order to abandon ship was given by Captain Arthur Loxley. At 3.05 a.m. a second torpedo struck home on the starboard side. A 30 ft. swell made it difficult to launch lifeboats. Signalman Norman and his colleague Whitley were on the bridge during the attacks and stayed at their posts until ordered to save themselves. They both jumped into the sea. Just before 5a.m. the ship rolled over on to its side and sank. After forty-five minutes in the water, Whitley was picked up. Hopes that Norman would also be saved diminished as the Navy issued survivor lists. News was received on February 6th that Normans body was washed up near Portland. The total compliment of officers and men was 780, of whom 547 were lost. It was an event that shocked the nation.

    Frederick Norman

    | March Museum By Peter Wright (on behalf of March & District Museum)

    16 D I S C O V E R I N G March | April 2016

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    44. Nutty Chicken/Lamb (Mild or spicy)|7.95 Peanuts, chew nuts based chicken or lamb cooked with chef special mild or spicy sauce.

    45. Chiken/Lamb Kudu chilly (spicy)|7.95 Homemade gram & chatt mossala & butternut squash cooked with peper,onion garlic Flakes, green & smoked chilli.

    46. Chicken/Lamb Vindabon (Hot & tangy)|8.95 Tangy paste, garlic&chilli Fleck based Chicken or Lamb cookedwithonion,flavouredchilli&grammossala.

    47. Chicken /Lamb Morissa (Hot)|8.95 Chicken or Lamb cooked with 4 different type of chilli along gram massala.

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    49. CHICKEN / LAMB TIKKA BIRYANI|9.95 Grilledchicken/lambcookedwithherbs,rice&servewith vegetablecurry.

    50. TANDOORI KING PRAWNS BIRYANI|11.95

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    53. KING PRAWNS MOGHLAI (Mild to medium)|10.95 Off shelled grilled king prawns, cooked in mild cashew nut sauce.

    54. PADMA FISH CURRY (Medium) Fresh water fish|7.9555. CHINGRI SAG PANEER (Mild to medium)|10.95 King prawns with spinach & Bengali cheese with hint of garlic.

    VEGETABLE SIDE DISHES56. CHEESE ALOO (Potatoes with cheese topping) / NAZA ALOO (mild Potatoes)|2.8557. SAG ALOO (Potatoes with spinach) / BOMBAY ALOO|2.8558. SABZI BAHAR|2.85 Mixedvegetablescookeddrywithherbsandspices.

    59. MIXED VEGETABLE CURRY|2.85 Selectionofvegetablescookedinmediumcurrysauce.

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    3. JHINGA-E-GARLIC|4.95 Kingprawnsgrilledtandooriovenwithhintofgarlic&mint.

    4. KEBAB BASHI / MAZARI|3.85 Pancake stuffed with delicious spicy lamb / chicken.

    5. KING PRAWN SUKA / CHICKEN SUKA|5.25 / 3.85 King prawn / diced Chicken prepared to our chefs secret recipe based on tamarind sauce.

    6. CHAT MASSALA|3.85 Tangy massala sauce cooked with chicken or potato or chana or Mixed.

    7. PAKORA|2.95 / 3.85 Mixedvegetables/Chickenwithamixtureofherbs&spices servedwithaspecialdip.

    8. SHEEK KEBAB / RESHMI KEBAB|3.85 Minced lamb, ginger with mixed herbs & spices cooked onskewersinthetandoorioven/wrappedinegg.

    9. LAMB TIKKA / CHICKEN TIKKA / PANEER TIKKA|3.85 Cubed lamb/ Chicken/Paneer (Indian Chesse), ginger with mixed herbs & spices cooked on skewers in the Tandoori oven.

    10. SAMOSA / ONION BHAJI| 2.95 (Meatorchickenorvegetable)Triangularpastryfilledwith chicken,mincedlamborvegetables.

    11. SALMON FISH / PODMA FISH Tandoori|4.9512. KING PRAWN / PRAWN PUREE|4.95 / 3.95 Highlyspicedhot,sweet&soursauce,servedonapuree.

    13. KING PRAWN BUTTERFLY|4.9514. PRAWN COCKTAI|3.9515. DUCK TIKKA|4.95 Cubed duck, ginger with mixed herbs & spices cooked on skewersintheTandoorioven.

    TANDOORI SPECIALITIES16. Tandoori MIXED GRILL|9.95 Mixture of Tandoori chicken,chicken tikka, shish kebab nazakat & lamb tikka.

    17. Tandoori CHICKEN|6.95 Chicken on the bone, marinated to a traditional recipe.

    18. DUCK/CHICKEN/LAMB/PANEER TIKKA|8.95 / 6.95 Diced breast of duck / chicken / Lamb / Paneer (Indian Chesse), marinated in herbs & spices, grilled in the tandoor.

    19. MURGH NAZAKAT|7.95 Succulentchickenskewered,delicatelyflavouredwith garlic & nutmeg.

    20. Tandoori LAMB CHOPS|7.95 Lamb chops, marinated in herbs & spices, grilled in the Tandoorioven.

    21. CHICKEN / LAMB / PANEER SHASLIK|7.95 Diced chicken/lamb/Paneer, marinated in herbs & spices together with peppers, onions & tomatoes, roasted in the Tandoorioven.

    22. PADMA FISH Tandoori|8.95 (MarinatedBangladeshifreshwaterfishcookedin Tandoori).

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    25. Tandoori KING PRAWNS|10.95 King prawns marinated in herbs & spices, roasted in the tandoor.

    26. JHINGA-E-GARLIC|10.95 Kingprawnsgrilledtandooriovenwithhintofgarlic&mint.

    27. Tandoori KING PRAWNS SHASHLIK|11.95

    THE HOUSE SPECIALITIES28. CHICKEN TIKKA BALTI MASSALA (Mild & Tangy)|7.9529. CHICKEN / LAMB TIKKA MASALA (Mild)|7.9530. CHICKEN / LAMB ANNARI (Mild)|7.95 Chicken cooked with fresh pineapple.

    31. MURGH KHORAI / KHORI GOSHT (Medium)|7.95 Diced chicken / Tender Lamb in a curry sauce, delicately flavouredwithorientalherbs&spices,servedinamedium sauce.

    32. KARAHI KEBAB KHYBERI (Medium)|7.95 Chicken cooked in tomato, green peppers & our chefs secret recipe, originally from the Khyber pass.

    33. MURGH MUSSALAM (Medium)|7.95 Spring chicken cooked with medium spiced, fresh coriander & minced lamb.

    34. CHICKEN / LAMB / SUBZI JALFREZI (Fairly hot)|7.95 DicedChicken/Lamb/mixedvegetablescookedtogether with shredded ginger, garlic & red & green chillies.

    35. CHICKEN / LAMB PAS&A (Mild)|7.95 Mild tender chicken / lamb cooked in a special sauce with almonds, cream & a hint of red wine.

    36. MURGI - E - TAMARIND (Medium)|7.95 Chicken prepared to our chefs secret recipe based on tamarind sauc .

    37. SHAHI LAMB / CHICKEN (Medium)|9.95 ThisisaveryexoticIndiandish,madewithlamb/Chicken on the bone marinated for 48 hours in spices & roasted in theoven.

    38. CHILLI CHICKEN / LAMB MASSALA (Medium)|7.95 Chicken cooked with garlic & chilli in massala sauce.

    TSB EXCLUSIVE DISHES39. CHICKEN / LAMB FOTKA or LONKA (Fairly hot)|7.95 Bangladeshi special chilli cooked with chef sceret recipe / special chillies based with garlic, ginger & onions.

    40. LEBO MURGEE / MERRA (Meduim)|7.95 Freshchicken/lambcookedwithspecialflavouredlemon & Jinger with herbs.

    41. DUCK / CHICKEN KOMOLA (Fairly hot)|9.95 / 7.95 Marinated duck / Chicken prepared with orange, herbs & chef scerete receipe.

    42. Chicken / Lamb FRUITS KA BAHAR (Mild)|7.95 Exotic mixed fruits in creamy sauce.

    43. Indian twist Thai Red or Green Chicken / Lamb Curry (spicy)|8.95 Coconut milk based chicken/lamb cooked with chef special paste,blackpeaspaste,garlicflecks&homemadegram massla.

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    61. SAG / MUTTER PANEER|2.85 Spinach, Peas cooked with cottage cheese.

    62. SAG MUSHROOM|2.85 Mushrooms cooked with spinach.

    63. CHANA MASSALA|2.8564. DAL SAMBAR|2.85 Lentilscookedwithvegetables.

    65. SAG DAL / TARKA DAL|2.85 Spinach cooked with lentils.

    66. ALOO GOBI|2.85 Potatoescookedwithcauliflower.

    67. ONION / BRINJAL BHAJEE|2.85

    RICE & BREAD68. BOILED RICE / PILAU RICE|2.5069. MUSHROOM RICE / VEGETABLE RICE|2.9570. SPECIAL FRIED RICE|2.9571. KEEMA RICE / LEMON RICE|2.9572. SHAHI Rice|3.50 Nuts & Spinach cooked with mild paste

    73. CHAPATIES Thin unleavened bread|1.2074. TANDOORI ROTI|1.50 UnleavenedbreadcookedintheTandoori.

    75. PARATHA|2.50 Unleavenedbreadfried.

    76. RAITHA|1.95 Traditional Natural yoghurt with onion,tomatoes and cucumber.

    77. PLAIN NAN|1.9578. PESHWARI NAN Stuffed with nuts (sweet)|2.5079. KEEMA NAN Stuffed With minced lamb|2.5080. GARLIC NAN / CHILLI NAN / CHEESE NAN|2.5081. PAPADOM|0.6082. CHUTNEY (per person)|0.60

    NON SPICY DISHES83. CHICKEN NUGGETS & CHIPS|5.9584. CHICKEN & CHIPS|5.95

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    BALTI 5.95 6.25 9.95 5.50ROGON 5.95 6.25 9.95 5.50VINDALO 5.95 6.25 9.95 5.50BHUNA 5.95 6.25 9.95 5.50DANSAK 5.95 6.25 9.95 5.50PATHIA 5.95 6.25 9.95 5.50MADRAS 5.95 6.25 9.95 5.50KORMA 5.95 6.25 9.95 5.50DOPIAZA 5.95 6.25 9.95 5.50SPINACH (SAG) 6.95 6.95 9.95

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    44. Nutty Chicken/Lamb (Mild or spicy)|7.95 Peanuts, chew nuts based chicken or lamb cooked with chef special mild or spicy sauce.

    45. Chiken/Lamb Kudu chilly (spicy)|7.95 Homemade gram & chatt mossala & butternut squash cooked with peper,onion garlic Flakes, green & smoked chilli.

    46. Chicken/Lamb Vindabon (Hot & tangy)|8.95 Tangy paste, garlic&chilli Fleck based Chicken or Lamb cookedwithonion,flavouredchilli&grammossala.

    47. Chicken /Lamb Morissa (Hot)|8.95 Chicken or Lamb cooked with 4 different type of chilli along gram massala.

    BIRYANI DISHES48. CHICKEN / LAMB BIRYANI|8.95 Cookedwithbasmatirice&servedwithvegetablecurry.

    49. CHICKEN / LAMB TIKKA BIRYANI|9.95 Grilledchicken/lambcookedwithherbs,rice&servewith vegetablecurry.

    50. TANDOORI KING PRAWNS BIRYANI|11.95

    SEAFOOD SPECIALITIES51. KING PRAWN JALFREZI (Fairly hot)|10.95 King prawns cooked in hot spices with onions, pepper shallots, herbs & green chilli.

    52. CHINGRI JHOL (Medium)|10.95 Kingprawnscookedinmediumsaucedelicatelyflavoured with oriental herbs & spices.

    53. KING PRAWNS MOGHLAI (Mild to medium)|10.95 Off shelled grilled king prawns, cooked in mild cashew nut sauce.

    54. PADMA FISH CURRY (Medium) Fresh water fish|7.9555. CHINGRI SAG PANEER (Mild to medium)|10.95 King prawns with spinach & Bengali cheese with hint of garlic.

    VEGETABLE SIDE DISHES56. CHEESE ALOO (Potatoes with cheese topping) / NAZA ALOO (mild Potatoes)|2.8557. SAG ALOO (Potatoes with spinach) / BOMBAY ALOO|2.8558. SABZI BAHAR|2.85 Mixedvegetablescookeddrywithherbsandspices.

    59. MIXED VEGETABLE CURRY|2.85 Selectionofvegetablescookedinmediumcurrysauce.

    60. ALOO PEAS|2.85 Potatoes cooked with peas.

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    STARTERS 1. Tandoori LAMB CHOPS|4.95 Lamb chops marinated in yoghurt & special spices, Grilled intandoorioven.

    2. MURGH NAZAKAT|3.85 Succulentchickenskewered,delicatelyflavouredwithgarlic & nutmeg.

    3. JHINGA-E-GARLIC|4.95 Kingprawnsgrilledtandooriovenwithhintofgarlic&mint.

    4. KEBAB BASHI / MAZARI|3.85 Pancake stuffed with delicious spicy lamb / chicken.

    5. KING PRAWN SUKA / CHICKEN SUKA|5.25 / 3.85 King prawn / diced Chicken prepared to our chefs secret recipe based on tamarind sauce.

    6. CHAT MASSALA|3.85 Tangy massala sauce cooked with chicken or potato or chana or Mixed.

    7. PAKORA|2.95 / 3.85 Mixedvegetables/Chickenwithamixtureofherbs&spices servedwithaspecialdip.

    8. SHEEK KEBAB / RESHMI KEBAB|3.85 Minced lamb, ginger with mixed herbs & spices cooked onskewersinthetandoorioven/wrappedinegg.

    9. LAMB TIKKA / CHICKEN TIKKA / PANEER TIKKA|3.85 Cubed lamb/ Chicken/Paneer (Indian Chesse), ginger with mixed herbs & spices cooked on skewers in the Tandoori oven.

    10. SAMOSA / ONION BHAJI| 2.95 (Meatorchickenorvegetable)Triangularpastryfilledwith chicken,mincedlamborvegetables.

    11. SALMON FISH / PODMA FISH Tandoori|4.9512. KING PRAWN / PRAWN PUREE|4.95 / 3.95 Highlyspicedhot,sweet&soursauce,servedonapuree.

    13. KING PRAWN BUTTERFLY|4.9514. PRAWN COCKTAI|3.9515. DUCK TIKKA|4.95 Cubed duck, ginger with mixed herbs & spices cooked on skewersintheTandoorioven.

    TANDOORI SPECIALITIES16. Tandoori MIXED GRILL|9.95 Mixture of Tandoori chicken,chicken tikka, shish kebab nazakat & lamb tikka.

    17. Tandoori CHICKEN|6.95 Chicken on the bone, marinated to a traditional recipe.

    18. DUCK/CHICKEN/LAMB/PANEER TIKKA|8.95 / 6.95 Diced breast of duck / chicken / Lamb / Paneer (Indian Chesse), marinated in herbs & spices, grilled in the tandoor.

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    PROBATEYou have just lost your life partner and you wander into the bank having mustered up the courage to utter the words that they have passed away, and the clerk asks you: Will you be applying for Probate?

    What does this word Probate mean?A Grant of Probate is a document which is produced by the probate registry when they are satisfied that the Will before them is the Last Will and Testament of the deceased.

    The Executor(s) named in the Will are required to swear an Oath that the document being submitted is the final Will of the deceased and that when the Grant is issued; they will administer the Estate of the deceased in accordance with the terms of the Will. The Executor(s) will also be required to complete an Inland Revenue Account.

    The circumstances may be such that a Grant ofProbate may not be required, for instance when your bank account was joint or the deceased life insurance policy stipulates that the proceeds of the policy are paid directly to you.

    When in doubt, ask a local solicitor who will be able to give you the expert advice you need.

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    Method1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220C, fan 200C. Put 3 garlic cloves, some fresh thyme leaves, the zest of 1 lemon and 2tbsp olive oil in a pestle and mortar, season, and bash into a paste.

    2. Take a 2.5kg (5Ib) leg of lamb (to serve 6) and, using a sharp knife, make little slits over the meat. Rub the herb mix all over. Slice 2 onions finely and scatter into a large roasting tin. Add a few thyme sprigs, drizzle with 1 tbsp of olive oil, season and put the lamb leg on top.

    3. Roast for 20 minutes. Reduce the oven to gas 6, 200C, fan 180C, pour 250ml (8fl oz) white wine and a splash of water over the lamb. Roast for 15 minutes per 500g

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    Ingredients (Serves 6)3garlicclovesthymeleaves1lemon3tbspoliveoil2.5kg(5lb)legoflamb2onions250ml(8floz)whitewine2tspflour500ml(17floz)hotstock1/2tspDijonmustard1tspredcurrantjelly

    Enjoy the very best of British lamb with this delicous recipe, perfect for a family get together on a Sunday

    (1.1lb) for pink lamb; for well-done lamb roast for 20 minutes per 500g. Baste the lamb with its juices a few times during cooking and add a little water to the tin about 15 minutes before the lamb is cooked.

    4. Remove the meat, place on a serving plate, lightly cover with foil and leave for 20 minutes. To make gravy, remove the excess fat from the tin. Over a high heat whisk the meat juices with 2tsp flour. Add 500ml (17fl oz) hot stock and let it bubble for 3-4 minutes. Stir in 12 tsp Dijon mustard and 1 tsp redcurrant jelly. Season and serve with the lamb.

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    As our countrys much-lamented linguistic prowess continues its decline, alongside our apparent lusting for ever more adventurous foreign foods, there comes a point when action will be needed. No surprise then, that the Co-operative, (Remember Its all at the Co-op now?) has collaborated with the Oxford English Dictionary to identify the top twenty most commonly mispronounced foreign foods, and provide a de nitive guide. The Co-op has launched a training guide for its staff to assist customers, alongside shelf signs and notices at the check-out to help customers with the names.

    There is a cautionary maxim, If you cant pronounce it, dont eat it, by which some dif dent individuals seem to live their lives. Hopefully, the list taken from the Co-op guide and shown here, will encourage more people than ever before to discover the delights of, for instance, French sh stew, (Bouillabaisse), or Peruvian-style sh cured in citrus juice, (Ceviche).

    What this guide does not go near, however, is the most intractable, and altogether British, dispute of them all: Is it scone, to rhyme with con, or scone to rhyme with cone?

    Keen-wah or Kwin-oh-a? Heres Your Answer!

    Acai palm - ah-sigh-eeBouillabaisse - boo-yah-behss

    Bouillon - bo-yonCeviche - seh-bee-tcheChipotle - chi-poat-lay

    Crudites - krew-dee-tayEdamame - ed-a-mar-mei

    Gnocchi - nyohk-keeGuacamole - gwah-kah-moh-leh

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  • | March in the Past: April - Jennifer Lawler

    In April 1891, Marchs population figures from the recent census were published, as follows: Creek 1,156, Norwood 1,195, West Fen North 472, West Fen South 660, West Fen and Nene Parade 815, Binnimoor 707, Eastwood and Horsemoor 615, Ransonmoor 577 and Sumps 779, making a total population of 6,976, which was an increase of about 800 from 1881. The greatest increase was in the Creek and Norwood districts, due to the development of the railway. There was a slight decrease in the older part of town, (Eastwood and Horsemoor District). Captain Selwyn MP, in Eastwood House, was the first MP to be included in a census in March.[1]

    Easter 1916 was late but without the anticipated better weather. There was a cold wind and little sunshine, with light rain on Easter Monday April 24th. The usual holiday spirit was absent because of the war and Easter was spent quietly by most

    people. Excursions were withdrawn and few people went to the seaside, though the roads were busy with traffic. Large congregations attended the churches where preachers referred to the sad events of the time. The cuckoo was heard in March on Easter Monday.

    At the meeting of the Sanatorium and Medical Benefits sub-committee, Rev. Walton stressed the importance of disinfecting houses that had been occupied by people suffering from tuberculosis, and asked Dr Stephens if this were done in every case. Dr Stephens replied that the Local Authorities were responsible for disinfecting houses. However, the Medical Officer of Health might not be aware of the departure or death of a tuberculosis patient and he had asked the Health Visitors to notify the local Medical Officer of such cases. They would see that the disinfection was done.[2]

    Mrs Truman visited local schools, and large numbers of eggs were collected for soldiers. On April 19th, eggs collected totalled 1,531: (North District Infants School 101, North District Boys School 138, North District Girls School 222, South District Infants School 140, South District Girls School 376, South District Boys School 290, Stonea Council School 52 and March Weekly Collection 212). On April 26th, Centenary Sunday School collected 211 and the March Weekly Collection raised 209, totalling 420 eggs.[3]

    Fenland District Council was formed on April 1st 1974, merging the Borough of Wisbech, Chatteris Urban District, March Urban District, Whittlesey Urban District, North Witchford Rural District and Wisbech Rural District.[4]

    March North District Infants' School

    [1] Cambridge Independent Press April 18th 1891

    [2] The Cambridgeshire Times April 21st 1916

    [3] The Cambridgeshire Times April 28th 1916

    [4] http://datab.us/i/Fenland

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    We are delighted to support the St Georges Fayre and will be open on Sunday 24th April, for the event.

    Each year, this event grows, becoming more and more successful, and this year is no exception. We are pleased to continue to support the event, and we will have lots of exciting events taking place.

    Make your own Shield Competition - St George could not fight the dragons without his trusty sword and shield!

    We are holding a competition for children, aged eleven and under, to design and make their own shield. This will be judged by St George during the Fayre, and the lucky winner will receive a 50 gift voucher from Toys R Us. Dragon Hunt - Join us on a dragon hunt around the clinic, to see if you can find those pesky dragons! Treats are available for everyone who takes part.

    March Town Dragon Hunt - Your chance to win a Chocolate Explosion, if you correctly locate the hidden dragons in the shop windows in the town. Call by, to search for our dragon. Elliot Palmer, a Falls Prevention specialist from Everyone Health will be available during the day, to give you information about the free Falls Prevention service. Information will be available about the range of counselling services provided by Morgan Walker Counselling, plus details of our chiropody and massage services. We hope you can make it and we look forward to seeing you!

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  • | Event diary: April 2016 1st Table Top Sale at March United Service Club, 1 New Road, March. 8am set up for 9am start. Booking suggested at 3 table. Free entry for buyers

    1st 10th GIANT duck trail at Welney Wetland Centre. Look out around the site for GIANT ducks, collect all the clues to win a Freddo frog and a badge. Have a go at Easter crafts inside the centre if the weather turns cold, or explore the pond dipping stations when the sun comes out. Follow trails and search the footpaths for insects with your explorer backpack. All included in admission price. Call 01353 860711 for further information

    1st 20th A Georgian Town in the Fens. See the Wisbech of 1795 in miniature! Accompanied by an overview of how the town would have been to live in during the late Georgian age, the model village of 1790s Wisbech takes centre stage. Its all there, from the grandest houses to the smallest privies. Held at Peckover House 12noon 4.30pm, booking not essential and normal admission prices apply. For more information please call 01945 583463

    2nd Scooted N Booted, Ska, Reggae and MOD cover band, Playing all the classics from UB40, The Specials, Madness and more. 8pm until late at March United Service

    Club. Members 5 and Non-members 8. For more information call 07825 151514

    2nd - 6th Whats In There Special interest days at Peckover House, when doors, drawers and cupboards not normally open to the public will be on show. Dont miss the opportunity for a sneak peek! Normal admission price applies, booking not needed 12noon 4.30pm. For more information call 01945 583463

    3rd Easter Egg Hunt at March Conservative Club with disco and bar meals. Free entry, for more information call 01354 653150

    5th Easter Sunday lunch at March Conservative Club. Choose a starter, main course, dessert, cheese and biscuits and then tea or coffee for just 15. For more information call 01354 653150

    8th The 5th Annual Fenland Poet Laureate Awards. 7pm 10.30pm at March Town Hall. Buy tickets at www.babylonarts.org.uk

    9th Willow workshop with Jane Frost at Welney Wetland Centre. Garden structures and basket forms. Using willow and other natural fibres learn to make pieces from plates, pots and baskets to decorative garden plant supports and

    willow arches. Learn a variety of off loom techniques for sculpture and hangings for interior or exterior pieces. Booking essential by deposit of 25 or full payment in advance. 10am 4pm with a break for lunch. Cost 45 plus 10 for basic materials. If you have any questions please email jane@frostart.co.uk or phone 01353 861944 or 07967 088 348

    9th Friends of March Railway Station. Join them for a station clean up

    9th & 10th Behind the Scenes Tour of Peckover House, an opportunity to explore parts of the house not normally open to visitors. Normal admission prices apply, booking advisable as tour numbers are limited. 3 additional charge per person tours start at 1pm and 2.30 pm. For more information and to book your place call 01945 583463

    9th - 13th Whats In There Special interest days at Peckover House. Normal admission price applies, booking not needed 12noon 4.30pm. For more information call 01945 583463

    10th Western Riding at Sovereign Quarter Horses, HorseCreek Farm, Coldham Bank, March. PE5 0BS. Demonstrations and talks throughout the day, cafe open,

    western clothing available and tack shop. 10.30am 3.30pm, free entry, for more information please call 01354 651944

    12th Friends of Welney talk at Welney Wetland Centre an evening talk by Dr Peter Green, about the past, present and future of Wicken Fen. Cost 3 (2 Friends of Welney members). All welcome, call 01353 860711 for further information

    34 D I S C O V E R I N G March | April 2016

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    13th Walk like an Amphibian, 7pm until 9.30pm at Rings End Nature Reserve Pocket Park. Discover the watery world of newts, frogs and toads during an amphibian walk at the Nature Reserve. Froglife will be leading a guided walk on how to discover our amphibian friends. Wear warm clothing, walking boots or wellingtons and bring a torch if youve got one.

    13th The March Society meeting. The Ouse Washes people and places by Mike Petty, An exploration of the people and communities who live alongside the Old and

    New Bedford Rivers. An illustrated presentation about the local communities, enhanced by the discoveries of local people. 3 for non-members, 2 for members. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. For more information visit www.themarchsociety.org.uk

    15th Family Bingo at Westwood School (Maple site). Doors open at 6.30pm and all money raised goes to SUDEP action

    16th Ladies night at Benwick Village Hall, 7.30pm until late.

    16th - 17th Whats In There Special interest days at Peckover House. Normal admission price applies, booking not needed 12noon 4.30pm. For more information call 01945 583463

    23rd & 24th Behind the Scenes Tour of Peckover House, an opportunity to explore parts of the house not normally open to visitors. Normal admission prices

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    23rd - 27th A Georgian Town in the Fens. See the Wisbech of 1795 in miniature! Held at Peckover House 12noon 4.30pm, booking not essential and normal admission prices apply. For more information please call 01945 583463

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    26th Singles night with buffet and disco. 8pm until 10.30pm at March United Service Club. Members 5, non-members 15 (including 10 annual membership)

    26th St Georges Day fun at the club! At March Conservative Club. Free entry. For more information call 01354 653150

    26th Wimblington Film Club are showing The Lady in the Van at Wimblington Parish Hall, doors open at 1.30pm and film commences at 2pm. 2.50 on the door. Visit www.wimblingtonfilmclub.org .uk or call Pat on 01354 740654

    28th Teenage disco at March United Service Club. Under thirteens from 5pm until 7.30pm, thirteens to seventeens 8pm until

    10.30pm. Free to members families

    30th A Georgian Town in the Fens. See the Wisbech of 1795 in miniature! Held at Peckover House 12noon 4.30pm, booking not essential and normal admission prices apply. For more information please call 01945 583463

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    36 D I S C O V E R I N G March | April 2016

    April 24th - The annual St Georges Fayre, with this year, the Peterborough Willow Festival Open Mic coming to March, playing non-stop at Georges. All those traditional Sunday-feeling classics will be played throughout the day, whilst inside Georges, the Open Mic will take place.

    April 21st - We see the Queens birthday and the town celebrates with Georges and March Town Council at the lighting of the beacon. Join us for a drink and a beef roll over at West End Park.

    April 30th - A tribute with a difference, the classic sounds of ABBA played to a rock beat Guns and ABBA, lead by female vocals, is not what you might expect!

    April 2nd - See one of Marchs favourite rock tribute bands, with a few of their own songs to join the mix, Them Nerves are busy rocking the town, in and out of pubs along the High Street.

    April 16th - Thin Lizzy tribute band in the form of Lizzy on the Loose. They have played at Georges over the last eighteen months with their now-perfected set list, and are a huge tribute to Thin Lizzy themselves.

    April 9th - brings a group of friends, all of whom are highly skilled musicians. Their sound can be heard at town festivals and throughout the region, and they are called WhiskeyTwist. They deserve a huge following as they are collectively an awesome sound.

    April 22nd - Local hero Bondy starts the celebrations for St Georges Weekend. This singer songwriter is a one-man-show, who plays and operates his sound decks, a multi- talented local musical hero!

    April 23rd - Continuing the English theme, a tribute to David Bowie/ Ziggy Stardust, a great tribute band is travelling up all the way from Devon, to relive the times and sounds of one of Englands greatest popular musicians.

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    As Im sure you are already aware, we have right on our doorsteps, at Must Farm, Whittlesey, one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world. The quality and quantity of finds from the Bronze Age site is staggering. Only qualified archaeologists are permitted to work there because the site is of international interest. The condition of the artefacts found enables those specialists from a range of universities to establish facts and probabilities about the individuals living there 3,000 years ago. They are skilled in identifying what they unearth and painstakingly reveal objects that is one kind of specialist skill.

    Another skill is the preservation of these finds. Having been covered in clay and water with the exclusion of air-borne bacteria, pollution and oxygen, the items uncovered can be examined; left in the open-air or in almost any other environment, many items could turn to dust (or sludge). The preservation of these artefacts is another specialist skill.

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    The most significant event to happen to the Cambridgeshire town of March, was the coming of the railway in the 1840s. A small marshalling yard, east of the station, later proved to be inadequate and a large Up yard materialised at nearby Whitemoor in the late 1920s. This was so successful that a complementary Down yard, added in 1933, earned Whitemoor great fame; it was the largest of its kind in Britain and during World War Two, the rail centre became the largest in Europe. Much of the state of the art technology came from Germany. During the war, Britains rail centres were bombed, but Whitemoor escaped the attentions of the enemy. A German historian informed the writer that Hitler issued explicit orders that Marchs Whitemoor must not be bombed. The Luftwaffe occasionally dropped flares over the yards to record what was going on. Millions of tonnes of war material passed through the marshalling yards. Rapid development of the yards emphasised Marchs importance and it earned headlinesMarchs claim to world fame. It became the County Town and the population rapidly expanded. Six thousand trucks and wagons could be accommodated in both yards and two hundred impaired (crippled) vehicles stored. The

    new complex cost 600,000 which was a considerable sum at the time. Two hundred steam locomotives of different classifications were serviced at Whitemoor Loco Depot 31B. However, the time was to come when all of this was considered out-dated and, for a time, the site fell into silence and became overgrown. It remained the property of the railway company and, after looking at fifteen other East Anglian sites, March was chosen for a new LDC centre. A huge area is now maintained from Whitemoor, and is very much a state of the art complex.

    With its revival, in rail terms, March has been put firmly on the map again. In the old days, hundreds of drivers, firemen and guards and other rail workers could be seen, night and day, cycling to Whitemoor, their docky bags slung over their shoulders. New Years Day traditionally heard the bells of the church merging with umpteen steam whistles! March played a vital role during World War Two and earned its fame.

    The illustration shows the popular Old Faithful, built in about 1890, star of the show at the opening of the new LDC, a decade ago.

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  • | The History of March - Trevor Bevis | Legal corner by Kieren Cross

    Business Property Relief for Farmers

    Increasingly, farmers are having to diversify in order to subsidise the income from their in-hand farming. Such diversification may include letting cottages, providing bed & breakfast or running a caravan site. If you are a farmer running a business of this nature it is extremely important that you consider how the value of that business may impact on your estate for Inheritance Tax purposes when you die..

    Your estate should benefit from Agricultural Property Relief (APR) when the entire value of property assets are agricultural and all other conditions are met. However, APR is restricted to only the agricultural value of agricultural property. Former agricultural buildings may be let out and have no agricultural value or you may have land with development potential. APR does not cover development or hope value. In this situation it is important to know whether Business Property Relief (BPR) would apply as it could reduce your inheritance tax liability to zero.

    Unfortunately rules within the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 can operate to deny BPR to a diversified farming business. If BPR does not apply, the IHT liability could be considerable.

    The rule in question, commonly known as the Investment Exemption, provides that BPR will not be available where the business carried on by the company consists wholly or mainly of one or more of the following.. stocks or shares, land or buildings or making or holding investments.

    HMRC frequently use the Investment Exemption to challenge claims for BPR on mixed businesses that include both farming and letting. The case law generated by such claims is substantial. It is essential for a farmer to know whether or not their diversified farming business fall into the Investment Exemption and if so, if there is any planning they can do during their lifetime in order to ensure BPR is not lost. With the proper legal and tax planning advice you may find there are practical steps you can take to reduce the possibility of losing BPR.

    The moral of the story is to not be complacent and to regularly audit your farming businesses to ensure that they are structured in such a way so as to maximise potentially generous Inheritance Tax relief.

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    Easter came with an egg-splosion (sorry!) of movie magic, with Batman v Superman and Disneys Zootropolis packing out cinema screens.

    Disney has a second offering on April 15th, with a live action remake of its classic film The Jungle Book. The animals are in stunning CGI, voiced by stars including Idris Elba, Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson, and the role of Mowgli is played by newcomer, Neel Sethi. Definitely one for the whole family!

    There is another family film in the shape of Ratchet and Clank, released on April 29th. Best known as a computer game, this is a fantasy adventure starring a Lombax and a robot. There are crazy aliens, spaceships and, of course, a dastardly plot that must be foiled by our heroes.

    Ski-jumper Eddie the Eagle, Edwards, who made the headlines in the 1980s, has finally been given his own movie. Starring Taron Egerton as the Gloucester athlete and Hugh Jackman as his trainer, Eddie the Eagle looks like another great British comedy, following in the footsteps of Calendar Girls and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. This is released on April 1st.

    There is sci-fi adventure in Midnight Special, out on April 8th. A family go on the run to protect their son, who has amazing powers.

    Continuing the fantasy theme, The Huntsman: Winters War is also out on April 8th. The huntsman sets out to stop two evil sisters from taking over the land.

    There is action with Bastille Day on April 22nd, starring Idris Elba and Richard Madden, and Tina Fey plays a journalist recounting her wartime encounters in the war-comedy, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

    Finally, there is more superhero antics at the end of the month with Captain America: Civil War. Politics come between former allies Captain America and Iron Man, forcing people to choose sides as the two heroes clash.

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    Fen Tigers Goalball is a new local club, launched in 2016 and funded by Sport England. It was launched on January 23rd this year, and runs every other Saturday from 10am until noon at Neale Wade Sports Centre at Neale Wade Academy.

    Goalball is a fun, fast-paced sport that was developed after World War Two, for blind and visually-impaired veterans, as part of their rehabilitation. It has since developed into a competitive sport and is included in the Paralympic Games.

    It is a game played by two teams of three players (plus up to three substitutes). The object of the game is to bowl the ball along the floor to score in the opposing goal. The other team aim to defend the ball using the full length of the body. Sounds simple enough doesnt it? However, all players wear blindfolds and the ball contains a bell, meaning players have to use their hearing alone to locate the ball, along with the tactile court markings that are used for orientation!

    The sport is great for both sighted and visually-impaired people of all abilities, aged eleven years and over. The club is lucky enough to have two Great Britain Goalball players from March as coaches, so you are in safe and very capable hands. The club is affiliated to Goalball UK and their fully-qualified instructors are all DBS checked and first-aid trained, whilst the club has full public liability insurance.

    Sounds like fun? Then give it a go; you can just turn up on the day and pay 3 for your session. The club even offers a collection and return service from March train station for an extra 2 just let them know if you need this service.

    The next training session will be on April 2nd, from 10am until noon, at Neale Wade Sports Centre, Neale Wade Academy, Wimblington Road, March, Cambs. PE15 9PX

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  • 44 MARCH DIRECTORY April 2016

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    Appliance delivery. (White goods)

    Student moves.

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    Local and national service.

    Domestic and commercial customers welcome.

    All vehicle sizes available and tailored to your requirements.

    Competitive prices.

    Goods in transit insurance of up to 50,000.

    For a quote:Email nickg@rndlimited.com

    Alternatively phone Nick on 07860520470 or

    Richard on 07711133842

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    We will never miss-diagnose or sell you

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  • 46 D I S C O V E R I N G March | March 2016

    Part A1. William Shakespeare was born in 1564 in which English town? (Stoke on Trent, Stratford upon Avon, Newcastle upon Tyne)2. Shakespeare wrote a number of plays about English monarchs. Which one of the following did he NOT immortalise in verse? (King John, Henry VIII, Charles I)3. Shakespeare wrote a play about two gentlemen from which Italian city? (Verona, Venice, Naples)4. In 1582, Shakespeare married which woman? (Mary Arden, Nell Gwynn, Anne Hathaway)5. Which one of Shakespeares plays is referred to by actors as the Scottish Play? (Macbeth, As You Like It, King Lear)

    Answers:

    PART A: 1. Stratford upon Avon, 2. Charles I, 3. Verona,

    4. Anne Hathaway, 5. Macbeth, 6. Romeo and Juliet, 7.

    Sonnets, 8. Othello, 9. A Midsummer Nights Dream, 10.

    52.

    PART B: 1C, 2F, 3G, 4A, 5I, 6E, 7J, 8H, 9B, 10D.

    PART C: 1J, 2C, 3F, 4D, 5B, 6A, 7H, 8E, 9I, 10G.

    PART D: 154 37 x 3 + 2 x 3 = 1059

    PART E: I am a weakish speller

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    Part BFamous Phrases attributed to Shakespeare : Complete these phrases with a word/words from the list below:The be-all and the O brave new The course of never did run smooth.Cruel to be A conclusion.In my heart of I will wear my heart upon my Laugh yourself into In my minds At one fell A) kind, B) eye, C) end-all, D) swoop, E) hearts, F) world, G) true love, H) stitches, I) foregone, J) sleeve.

    Part Cand a few he didnt invent, (although they appear in his plays) : Again, match the phrase with the missing word:All that glisters is not As as a bell.To knit ones The dog will have his To play and loose.Mine own and blood.In a paradise.Out of the Thereby hangs a The weakest goes to the A) esh, B) fast, C) sound, D) day, E) question, F) brow, G) wall, H) fools, I) tale, J) gold.

    Part E An anagram:What sentence can you create from William Shakespeare? ( Clue : _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ )

    6. Which two eponymous characters from a Shakespeare play have the surnames Montague and Capulet? (Antony and Cleopatra, Venus and Adonis, Romeo and Juliet)7. Shakespeare didnt just write plays, he was a proli c poet as well. What name is given to the 14-line poems, of which he wrote 154? (Sonnets, Odes, Quatrains)8. The Moor of Venice is the sub-title of which one of Shakespeares tragedies? (Hamlet, Othello, Coriolanus)9. Oberon, Titania and Mustardseed are all characters from which one of Shakespeares comedies? (Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Nights Dream)10. How old was Shakespeare when he died? (52, 58 or 62 years old)

    Part DThe mathematical bit Calculate: The number of sonnets written by Shakespeare - the number of plays he wrote x the number of King Lears daughters + the number of Parts of Henry IV x the number of children Shakespeare fathered.

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  • April 2016 | D I S C O V E R I N G March 47

    Part A1. William Shakespeare was born in 1564 in which English town? (Stoke on Trent, Stratford upon Avon, Newcastle upon Tyne)2. Shakespeare wrote a number of plays about English monarchs. Which one of the following did he NOT immortalise in verse? (King John, Henry VIII, Charles I)3. Shakespeare wrote a play about two gentlemen from which Italian city? (Verona, Venice, Naples)4. In 1582, Shakespeare married which woman? (Mary Arden, Nell Gwynn, Anne Hathaway)5. Which one of Shakespeares plays is referred to by actors as the Scottish Play? (Macbeth, As You Like It, King Lear)

    Answers:

    PART A: 1. Stratford upon Avon, 2. Charles I, 3. Verona,

    4. Anne Hathaway, 5. Macbeth, 6. Romeo and Juliet, 7.

    Sonnets, 8. Othello, 9. A Midsummer Nights Dream, 10.

    52.

    PART B: 1C, 2F, 3G, 4A, 5I, 6E, 7J, 8H, 9B, 10D.

    PART C: 1J, 2C, 3F, 4D, 5B, 6A, 7H, 8E, 9I, 10G.

    PART D: 154 37 x 3 + 2 x 3 = 1059

    PART E: I am a weakish speller

    PUZZlEThe

    PageHmmm

    m...The Big Discovering Shakespeare Quiz

    Part BFamous Phrases attributed to Shakespeare : Complete these phrases with a word/words from the list below:The be-all and the O brave new The course of never did run smooth.Cruel to be A conclusion.In my heart of I will wear my heart upon my Laugh yourself into In my minds At one fell A) kind, B) eye, C) end-all, D) swoop, E) hearts, F) world, G) true love, H) stitches, I) foregone, J) sleeve.

    Part Cand a few he didnt invent, (although they appear in his plays) : Again, match the phrase with the missing word:All that glisters is not As as a bell.To knit ones The dog will have his To play and loose.Mine own and blood.In a paradise.Out of the Thereby hangs a The weakest goes to the A) esh, B) fast, C) sound, D) day, E) question, F) brow, G) wall, H) fools, I) tale, J) gold.

    Part E An anagram:What sentence can you create from William Shakespeare? ( Clue : _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ )

    6. Which two eponymous characters from a Shakespeare play have the surnames Montague and Capulet? (Antony and Cleopatra, Venus and Adonis, Romeo and Juliet)7. Shakespeare didnt just write plays, he was a proli c poet as well. What name is given to the 14-line poems, of which he wrote 154? (Sonnets, Odes, Quatrains)8. The Moor of Venice is the sub-title of which one of Shakespeares tragedies? (Hamlet, Othello, Coriolanus)9. Oberon, Titania and Mustardseed are all characters from which one of Shakespeares comedies? (Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Nights Dream)10. How old was Shakespeare when he died? (52, 58 or 62 years old)

    Part DThe mathematical bit Calculate: The number of sonnets written by Shakespeare - the number of plays he wrote x the number of King Lears daughters + the number of Parts of Henry IV x the number of children Shakespeare fathered.

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