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Residents Association Fun Day

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      Also in demand was the Suburb   will go to All Dogs Matter, and   Proms’ at the Proms at St Jude’s
      Community Library which made   the same to the Free Church   Music Festival were very popular
      £65 from book sales, and the   towards sundries for their Night   raffle prizes (The RA sponsors
      Archives Trust with a popular   Shelter Project for the homeless   the free lunchtime concerts each
      quiz by Micky Watkins.     starting in December. The cake   year).  Thanks go  also to Nita
         Abbeyfield Housing  Society   stall  produced  a  magnificent   Modi of Vibrant Chiropractic,
      and the Heritage Trust both had   sum  of  £458.20 which  will go   Statham’s Dog Groomers and
      tables on the Square to provide   to the Mayor of Barnet’s charity,  Sherrards, all from Market Place,
      residents with information. Food   Homeless Action in Barnet.  who generously donated vouchers
      and refreshment stalls were kept   A big thank you is due to St   as raffle prizes.
      busy all afternoon with Pimms   Jude’s and the Free Church for   Finally, none of this would
      being a very popular feature on   providing the power supply, and   have been possible without the
      this hot day.              to Henrietta Barnett School for   support of our generous sponsor,
         One of the aims of this year’s   the use of their toilet facilities.  Volvo Cars North London, who
      Fun Day was raising money for   Two  pairs of  tickets  to see   had two of their latest models
      local charities. As a result, £50   the sell-out ‘Last Night of the   on display and were available to
                                                            answer all questions. They also
                                                            offered a very generous raffle
                                                            prize – the lucky winner got the
                                                            use of a Volvo of their choice
                                                            for a long weekend!
                                                                           TONY BRAND                                                                                PETER McCLUSKIE

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                      Pets Corner: “Beau, our local Sheltie”

      Mike and Adrienne Franklin are   walking Beau, either along our   owned ‘Shelties’. Indeed Beau is   at Sherrards. For the rest of the
      the  proud  owners  of  ‘Beau’,   road or to Market Place.   their  seventh  and  they  have   day Beau is fully occupied
      their adorable Shetland Sheep   Beau is a beautiful looking   owned him since 2007,  when   enjoying playing ball and has a
      Dog,  otherwise  known  as  a   dog and I can fully understand   he was adopted as an 11-week-  habit of visiting the tennis   MEMBERSHIP FORM
      ‘Sheltie’. I wanted to interview   why  Mike  and  Adrienne,  who   old puppy and they said, “We   courts in Northway gardens
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