Herald - Issue 352

The HERALD Your Community Magazine Est: 1994 v THE HERALD, 2 HIGH STREET, HYTHE, SO45 6AH v No 352 • FREE Every 3 Weeks • 8th-29th March 2018 FOUR SEASONS DENTURE CENTRE MORE THAN JUST A DENTAL LABORATORY If you want the best quality dentures in a relaxed, friendly and professional environment then call today for a free consultation Tel: 023 8084 6443 Mobile: 07919 074360 1 HOUR DENTURE REPAIRS N orth r oad , d ibdeN P urlieu , S outhamPtoN So45 4re NEED NEW DENTURES? • Reliable and Efficient Service • Serving Trade, Domestic and Commercial Customers • Three sizes of bags available GRAB BAGS - A CHEAPER FLEXIBLE ALTERNATIVE TO A SKIP Tel: 023 8081 1757 • www.abbeygrabbag.co.uk • Call us for Prompt Delivery of a Bag • Fill Like a Normal Skip • Call again for a swift collection. We can also collect your own grab bags SJ SAVAGE Building & Property Maintenance 07788 868262 stevesavo@hotmail.co.uk School Road, Fawley SO45 1EA • Tel: 023 8089 4500 www.charismaoffawley.co.uk Open 10am-4pm Mon-Sat Closed Wednesday NEW SEASON WEDDING OUTFITS, EVENING WEAR AND PROM DRESSES NOW IN STOCK STAIRLIFTS STAIRLIFTS Freedom Stairlifts Straight Stairlifts Curved Stairlifts 0808 233 7594 15 Marsh Parade, Hythe 023 8084 4741 FRAME SHOP HYTHE PICTURE FRAMING Fifty Blooming Years S andra’s florist is celebrating 50 years in business this month. Sandra has been at the helm since 1968, and has shared in so many moments and milestones with so many. It’s not only individuals, but generations that have enjoyed Sandra’s beautiful bespoke designs Sandra’s first shop was a far cry from her spacious premises in Long Lane, Holbury today. It was in March 1968, at the age of 19, that Sandra opened her doors for the first time; her premises in Fawley Village had a weekly rent of £1 and 10 shillings. Her parents and fiancé were a great support in her venture; a loan from her father to start the business was paid back within a month and assistance from her mum allowed her to juggle her ongoing floristry training as well as making the daily deliveries and running the shop. The business soon out grew those first tiny premises and Sandra’s Florist relocated just around the corner; the rent increase was considerable, now £12.50 per week although Sandra saw business opportunities with the newly completed Fawley Power Station, who soon became regular clients. Sandra Griffin celebrating 50 years in business Feature by Ruth Rankin - Editor Continued on page 4