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BERKSHIRE HOME ALARMS – Domestic Alarm Specialist.

Repairs – upgrades – servicing – advice

Just good old fashioned personal service

0118 950 7213

12 Gordon Place, Reading

Building solutions

Colman and Co. Building Solutions. All aspects of building work undertaken:

• Kitchens / Bathrooms

• Loft Conversions / Extensions

• Free Estimates and Planning


Telephone Darren on 07799 613892.


Callaghan Carpets and Flooring. Home pattern service from a reliable family company. Carpets, vinyls & commercial flooring 40 years’ experience. www.callaghanflooringandcarpets.co.uk or (0118) 962 8527.

Mention Xn & 5% of total order goes to Yeldall Manor

Carpet Cleaning

Professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning. Trained and fully insured. Free, no obligation estimates. A.G Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning (0118) 3779149 or visit www.agcarpetandupholstery.co.uk Member of Trading Standards Buy with Confidence scheme www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk

Mention Xn and 5% of total order goes to GREAT ORMOND STREET HOSPITAL

Carpentry and Property Maintenance

Available for all your Carpentry and Property Maintenance requirements including:

  • Fitting kitchens
  • Bespoke bedroom furniture
  • Storage solutions
  • Church PA desks
  • Shed repairs and replacement
  • Fencing
  • Hanging doors
  • Property maintenance

Excellent quality at a reasonable price. See the website for photos, price guides and previous jobs completed.

Michael Fisher

07903 254958 




Burden Electrical

Reading-based reliable and friendly service for all your electrical needs.

FREE estimates, no job too small!

  • Full/part rewires
  • Security lights
  • Fuse board upgrades
  • Maintenance contracts
  • Landlords’ certificates
  • Refurbishments
  • Test & inspections
  • New builds
  • Alterations
  • Extensions

For more information or a quote call Lee NOW on 0788 411 5707 or 0118 941 3187



Fitted bedrooms

Andrew Laker – The Cabinetmaker.

We specialise in made to measure wardrobes. Choice of many different designs and finishes. We are cheaper than larger bedroom installers. www.andrewlaker.co.uk 0118 948 2021

Painting and Decorating

Superior Decor. Interior and exterior decorating. “A professional job at a realistic price”. For a free quote call Mick on freephone 0800 084 2501. Reading and South East covered. www.fine-painters-and-decorators.co.uk

Email: info@fine-painters-and-decorators.co.uk


M & J Plastering. 25 years experience. All types of plastering undertaken. Repairs & Re-skim Experts. No job too small. For free advice and quote call Mark on 0777 550 9955 or 0777 082 9683.

Mention Xn & 5% of total order goes to Yeldall Manor


Patterson Plumbers. Bathroom installations, heating installations, plumbing repairs, free quotes, no job too small, over 60’s discount. Professional, reliable & honest. www.pattersonplumbers.co.uk 07921 572652 info@pattersonplumbers.co.uk.

Property services

Chambers Property Services. Offering a wide range of building services including electrics, decorating, general repairs and renovations. Quality work, professional & value for money. Free quotes. www.chamberselectricalservices.co.uk 07760122129 chambersrg10@gmail.com

Window Cleaning

STANDARD AND BAPTIST WINDOW CLEANING. Windows, Frames, uPVC, Solar Panels, Conservatories, Conservatory Rooves. A one off or regular, town and country service for 20 Miles around Reading. (0118) 954 7238 paul@standardandbaptist.co.uk


Chartered Accountants

Accountancy and tax for

• Businesses, partnerships and companies

• Individuals

• Charities (Independent Examiner),

• Ministers of Religion

Please contact Simon Porter, Chartered Accountant, on simon@porter-co.com or 0118 9478158.




Super IT. Computer repairs and maintenance. IT support for the home and office. Days, evenings, weekends. Reading and surrounding areas.

Call Jason 07879 476 399 or 0118 967 7378.


Email: support@computer-repair-in-reading.com

Picture framing

Picture framing

• Canvas stretching

• Memorabilia framed – medals, handbags, football shirts etc

• Extensive range of more than 1000 top quality mouldings to choose from

• 10% discount if you quote Xn at time of ordering framing

25 High Street, Theale, RG7 5AH

Email: phil@framedirect.co.uk

Tel: 0118 930 2100



Funeral directors

A.B. Walker & Son – Berkshire’s leading family funeral and masonry service. www.abwalker.co.uk


Philippi Trust Counselling and Training. Counselling offered for a variety of issues. Also Level 2 Introduction to Counselling courses starting in the Spring and Autumn. Contact 0118 966 7422 or email reading@philippi.co.uk


Creative thinker inspires results.

• Award winning copywriting

• Business development

• Creative network

• Mentoring

Contact Hyperbole.

0118 966 6600. john@hyperbole.co.uk


Piano Tuning

Piano Tuning Specialist. Member of Pianoforte Tuners Association, City & Guilds Part 1 & 2, Family trade for over 110 years. Contact: Mr S Benham, 0118 969 3729.

Piano accompaniment

EXPERIENCED PIANO ACCOMPANIST available for music exams and recitals. Judith Creighton www.judithcreighton.co.uk or 07957 193366.


Faith in the Community (Wokingham) – helping Christians work together to transform their local communities. Phone Sharon Elliott 07843 091950

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