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TAILORING

Henry Herbert Tailors: bespoke suit and shirt makers, offering a visiting service to residents of the Barbican. You are very welcome to visit us in Bloomsbury at our workshop or we are very happy to come to you. Everything we make is made in England. See henryherbert.com or email henry@henryherbert.com for more details.

TAI CHI & SWORD CLASSES

Better Health Together – Tai Chi & Sword classes : Tindlemanor, 52 Featherstone St, EC1Y 8RT. Saturdays 10:30 & 11:30am. For stress relief, improved coordination and balance; cultivate internal energy, general muscle strength, enhance well-being and fun too. Suitable for all ages, beginners welcome (but the venue is for women-only). Drop-in £9, or £14 for both classes. Full details, e-mail 6harmoniesTaiChi@gmail.com or text 07950 392028.

TUTORING

Cambridge science graduate, accredited by two national tutor networks, and with extensive experience in sports coaching for children and teenagers, offers private tuition in maths, chemistry, biology and physics for Key stage tests, 11+, 13+ and up to GCSE level, and in Psychology and Statistics up to A2 level. Email: henry.woodward@cantab.net or text 07484758712. Will come to your home or can meet in my Barbican flat.

TUITION

I am a secondary school teacher in a London state school and a new resident in Barbican.  I wish to offer my tutoring services in the following areas:  KS3 Maths (good with slow learners); Teaching ESOL (English to the Speakers of Other Languages), Bengali and Hindi (any age group); Creative art & craft work.  Please contact me in the following email to find out in detail about the services and the timings. ashee12.211@lgflmail.org

MATHS TUITION

Maths Tuition offered at all levels to include GCSE, IGCSE, AS and A2 in both Maths and Further Maths for Edexcel and MEI examining boards, by a recently retired maths teacher with over forty years teaching experience and an excellent track record of exam success. Modules include Pure Maths, Statistics and Mechanics.  Please contact Jenny on 07737395874 for more details.

Maths Tuition, by an Imperial College Graduate. 11+, 13+, GCSE and A-level Pure models 1,2, 3 and 4. Call Daryl-Rhys: 07906411358 or email: drt_@hotmail.co.uk.

 LANGUAGE TUITION

French tuition: Friendly, professional tutor with over 15 years experience. Personalised lessons for all levels: beginners to advanced. One-to-one or small groups. I am based in the Barbican. References available.  Please have a look at my website: www.olivierpidoux.com and feel free to call Olivier on 07903 419 763 for any further information.

Languages for fun or business. If you want to brush up or start from scratch French, German, Italian (one to one or in group) just call 7638 4249

 Russian Tuition: Experienced tutor for all levels. GCSE, A-Level   etc preparation, conversation/reading skills. Please contact Yulia on 07884963826 or magadan70@talktalk.net

MUSIC TUITION

Highly qualified piano teacher available to give piano lessons in the Barbican. Telephone or text Alexander on 07929 095218

CLEANING

For an efficient reliable and trustworthy cleaner/ironer contact Jane Evans, on garlicjane@hotmail.com – or mobile 07847 427 722.  Minimum 2 hour slots from £12.50/hr. Available 6 days a week.  Can also undertake caring duties. Initial contact by email preferred.

For a reliable and conscientious domestic cleaner who already cleans a number of Barbican apartments, call Claribel on 07949 768679. Light domestic cleaning and ironing undertaken. Also specialist cleaning of apartments pre- or post-occupancy.   References from existing Barbican clients available.

Portuguese lady who has lived in UK for more than 20 years and runs own cleaning company will efficiently, undertake your cleaning and ironing.  Available for cleaning apartments, offices, end of tenancy cleans, carpet cleaning, oven cleaning etc.  Can make old Barbican baths sparkle!  Highly recommended.  Barbican and other references available.  Call Maria Pinto on 020 7686 0085 or Mobile 0790 067 2005.

Domestic cleaner, comes highly recommended by existing Barbican resident.  Cleaning, ironing, inside windows, etc at £12 per hour.  Locally based, with backup available when required.  British national with local address and full CRB check.  Book your first appointment now with Star Cleaning on 07889-763 218

COMPUTER HELP

Why struggle on your own? Need help with your computer, install software, learn/improve surfing the net, word processing, spreadsheets, database, power point presentations, etc … Help is just a phone call away: 7638 4249

CHESS PLAYERS UNITE

If you are a moderate player (neither beginner nor ‘wizard’) and would enjoy the occasional game of chess, please contact: Berthewallis@gmail.com or telephone 0207 588 1665. We could meet in each other’s homes for congenial afternoons or evenings.

 DUPLICATE BRIDGE

Do you enjoy playing bridge? If so, do come along to the Barbican Bridge Club’s duplicate evenings, which are held on the first Monday of the month (or second Monday if the first is a Bank Holiday) from 7pm to 10pm. We meet in the Lilac Room, 02 level of Seddon House.  New participants are always welcome. We charge £1 a head to cover cost of cards etc. and this has to be the best value one can get in the Barbican!  For further information please ring Karolin Arnott on 020 7588 2668.

HOLIDAY LETS EUROPE

Belaire (Estepona), Spain:  Superb brand new 2-bedroom (both en suite) spacious all-marble penthouse apartment in small complex with roof terrace.  Sea views- Newly furnished.  Beautiful grounds with swimming pool complex.  (Belaire is about halfway between Malaga and Gibraltar. – 45 min taxi ride from Malaga airport).  Public transport available from airport to apartment if required.  Secure car parking in complex. Apartment is in elevated position around 8-10 mins walk from great beach. Supermarket, banks,  bus stop, golf courses and 5* hotel resort close by.  For further details and pics contact Jill Smith – Phone: +44 (0)7932 140800.  Email: jillsmith@go-plus.net.

La France Profonde – beautifully restored former mill house and barn for summer rents in the Lot valley. Private pool, large garden, sleeps 6 or 10. See www.moulindelatour.co.uk or contact Hilarysunman@gmail.com, or call me on 07785 300862 for prices and availability.

Near Morzine/Portes du Soleil: luxury self-catering ski chalet with concierge service. Sleeps 12/14 in great comfort. Sauna, hot tub, log fire, books, games, antiques, fantastic views. See chaletgueret.com or email info@chaletgueret.com for more details.

 Marbella Holiday Apartment to Rent – Lovely two bedroom, two bathroom, apartment with terrace to rent on a beautiful urbanisation just 15 minutes walk from the beach. 4 swimming pools, 2 tennis courts, 2 paddle courts and onsite restaurant set in picturesque gardens. Close to both Marbella and Puerto Banus.  Discount for Barbican residents. For information please contact Louisadreja@yahoo.co.uk  www.marbella-apartment-for-rent.com

French Riviera (Antibes/Juan-les-Pins), stylish modern two bedroomed apartment set in an exclusive small private development.  Very tranquil setting, yet just a short walk from the beach, shops and all local amenities.  Attractive gardens and swimming pool.  Ideal base for exploring the Riviera (Nice, Cannes, hill villages, art galleries) or simply lazing by the beach.  Less than 30 minutes from Nice airport.  Owned by Barbican resident.  Please contact Andrew.kerr@btinternet.com for more information and pictures.

HOLIDAY LETS UK

North Norfolk Coast. Beautifully renovated coach house with flint walled garden owned by Barbican residents. Located a few minutes from the beach in the picturesque village of Cley; perfect for both short breaks and holidays.  Visit www.manorcoachhousecley.co.uk  or call us on 07957 331388.

 Fabulous views from this well-equipped, slightly remote and very peaceful property.  Located on the island of Yell in the Shetland Isles. Sleeps up to 6. See website for more details: www.herra.shetland.co.uk

TRANSLATION SERVICES

Accurate, professional and swift translation, editing and typing of general, business and technical documents (finance, legal, economic, marketing, computer…) (English, French, German, Italian, Dutch). Tel: 7638 4249

BEAUTY AND HEALTH

Beauty By Louisa. I am fully trained OPI manicurist and pedicurist living in the Barbican. I offer both manicures and pedicures, using all OPI products. Manicures £15, pedicures £25. Special offer for Barbican residents £5 off your first treatment. If you would like to book an appointment or have any questions please do get in touch at Louisadreja@yahoo.co.uk or on 07540 009 185. Instagram

For better day-to-day health and vitality and help with your individual health concerns, including weight management, bloating and digestive problems, fatigue and raised cholesterol levels. Barbican resident Zeller offers practical support. Nutritionist Zeller has a BSc, is CNHC registered and mBANT, and has been in practice here for 7 years. Appointments available at the Body Repair Therapy Room at Golden Lane Sport & Fitness and also at Cissors Palace salon in Lauderdale Tower. See my website www.zp-nutrition.co.uk or contact me on zeller.pimlott@btconnect.com or 020 7920 9647.

UTILITY WAREHOUSE

Line Rental, Internet, Mobile phones, Electricity.  BEST VALUE recommended in Which Magazine.

SAVINGS ;- more great value services you take the more you save.  SIMPLICITY;- Helping you keep track of your utility spend with one monthly bill.  SERVICE;- Award winning customer service.

Well established, on the London Stock Exchange.

Jill Smith Mobile 07932140800 – Working with The Utility Warehouse since 1998.- jillsmith@go-plus.net.  Web site: www.utilitywarehouse.org.uk/jillysmith