Essentially Local offers a directory of local businesses and services which encourages the community around Milton Keynes, Stony Stratford and Wolverton to shop local. You'll find articles, useful information, reader offers and a competition. There is something for every age group. Read on to find out more.
Competition ENTER NOW! Enter our competition for a chance to win an Afternoon Tea for Two at The ARTea Room. There are few places locally that offer an afternoon tea quite like the one you’ll find here at Wakefield Country Courtyard, Potterspury. No need to eat lunch before indulging in an ARTea Room afternoon tea. At first glance ‘just’ a selection of finger sandwiches, mini cakes, perfectly cooked warm scones and fresh fruit accompanied by a refreshing cup of loose leaf tea. This delicious spread will leave you feeling more than satisfied. One of the most enjoyable of all our British traditions an excellent afternoon tea is a perfect occasion for a relaxing with friends. S E I N W O R B X C A T D C R E A M V H E W R E O O B I J O T A E A T F C V A C O L C N W T F K M O R N N A O B O E Y L R U H R K C E L E A A T I S T E S R C T C A B A N A N A R E E G D U F R U I T Y BANANA CARROT COFFEE FUDGE ROCKY TEA BROWNIE CHOCOLATE CREAM JAM SCONE VICTORIA CAKE CLOTTED FRUIT LUXURY STRAWBERRY WALNUT At the ARTea Room you’ll find plentiful sandwiches, with a range of mouth-watering fillings. The cakes will be impossible to resist – coffee, Victoria or chocolate - from your first taste to your final crumb. The light fluffy scones burst with flavour as they combine with the clotted cream and jam. Accompanying the cake will be a choice of loose leaf teas, from classic to fruity, presented in your own teapot with vintage china teacups and saucers and the essential strainer. ARTea Room offers a warm welcoming atmosphere with perfectly mismatched chairs and tables, brightly coloured walls adorned with pictures, quirky gifts and ornaments. Don’t forget to look at the amazing mural of a local town painted in tea! For a chance to win this fantastic prize, find which word is missing from the grid and send us your answer. Don’t forget to include your name and address. ARTea Room Wakefield Country Courtyard, Potterspury NN12 7QX. 01327 810245 firstname.lastname@example.org artearoom.co.uk The November - December 2017 Competition winner is: Sue Griffiths from Towcester Competition rules 1. To enter the competition, email, post or telephone your answer to email@example.com, Essentially Local, The Office, 5 The Stocks, Cosgrove, Milton Keynes MK19 7JD. 01908 380777. Remember to clearly state which competition you are entering and include your name, address and telephone number. 2. The competition runs from 1 March, 2018 and the closing date is 5pm, 9 April, 2018. No purchase required. 3. There will be one winner who will be notified by telephone by 30 April, 2018. The winner’s name will be published in the May-June, 2018 edition of Essentially Local. 4. The prize for correctly identifying the missing word in the word search is an afternoon tea for two at ARTea Room, Wakefield Country Courtyard. There is no cash or alternative prize. The winner must take up the prize offered between 10 May, 2018 and 12 June, 2018, excluding bank holidays. 5. Entries are limited to ONE per household. Competitions cannot be entered by employees or family of ARTea Room or Essentially Local Ltd. All correct entries will be placed in a draw and the winner will be the first randomly selected name that is drawn. 6. The draw will take place on 12 April, 2018. Judge’s decision is final. 7. Entrants may be notified of special offers from ARTea Room; please state if you don't wish for your details to be used. 26 Please mention Essentially Local when responding to advertisers
Offers & ideas Spice of Bruerne EAT AS MUCH AS YOU LIKE FOR £15.95 P/P Celebrating their 9th year in business, Spice of Bruerne are delighted to offer this delicious ‘all you can eat buffet’ on Sunday 25 March from 12 – 11.30pm. The buffet also caters for vegan/ vegetarian and not spicy dietary needs. 5 Canal Side, Bridge Road, Stoke Bruerne, NN12 7SE 01604 863330 or 863654 spiceofbruerneonline.co.uk TRY THE GYM FOR FREE Happy Bodies Fitness Centre Join the team on 21 April to celebrate their 5th Birthday. A motivating gym that will help you achieve your fitness goals with dedicated programmes and friendly support. Other fantastic offers available during the day. Furtho Court, Towcester Road, Old Stratford MK19 6AN 01908 477066 happybodies.co.uk £10 OFF YOUR FIRST PILATES SESSION Action Physio Therapy Specialising in all spinal, muscle and joint related injuries, Action Physio Therapy offer Clinical Pilates in small classes or one-to one. Please call for further information and bring this advert with you to receive your discount. 54B High Street, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, MK11 1AQ 01908 968430 actionphysiotherapy.co.uk 10% DISCOUNT* ON ALL BODYWORK REPAIRS! Call & quote ‘PAINT 10’ *T&Cs apply Scuff n Scratch Need some body work repairs - Scuff n Scratch Solutions same day bodywork and alloy wheel refurbishment company specialise in restoring your vehicle to its original form. Offer ends 30 April 2018 Unit 9, Denbigh Hall, Milton Keynes, MK3 7QT 01908 377217 scuffnscratchsolutions.co.uk/about-us A FREE APPLIANCE WITH A FITTED KITCHEN Saturn Interiors Making your house a home in 2018 with the best in design, furnishings, appliances, fittings and installation. All at a genuinely attainable price. Order your kitchen before: 30 April 2018 to qualify. 15 Ryehill Court, Lodge Farm Ind. Estate, Northampton, NN7 5EU 01604 582835 saturninteriors.co.uk To advertise please call 01908 380777 TRY A LAWN TREATMENT FOR £10* *T&Cs apply GreenThumb Dreaming of a lush, green, healthy, weed free lawn? Make it into a reality with GreenThumb lawn treatments. The UK’s most recommended lawncare service whose aim it is to provide you with a wonderful lawn and a local friendly service. For full details see page 7. 6, The Homestead, Watling St, Towcester NN12 6LH 01327 810185 greenthumb.co.uk 27