Herald - Issue 450

Page 14 • The HERALD • 7th December 2023 v READ THE HERALD ONLINE: www.herald-publishing.co.uk v • Airport & Seaport Specialists • Highly Competitive Fares • Friendly, Reliable Service • Comfortable 6 Seater MPVs • Any Distance - Minimum Fare £10 Before booking your journey please call us for a free quotation 07770 967198 or 023 8194 8754 www.kazcarz.co.uk New Forest Scaffolding All aspects of scaffolding undertaken • Extensions • Chimneys • Re-Roofing • New Builds etc For a friendly, local, reliable service and a free quotation Telephone: 07734 476855 www.newforestscaffolding.co.uk Full Liability Insurance Lychette Cottage, Roughdown, Blackfield SO45 1XG Your Local Professional Electrician • Complete Rewires • Periodic Inspection Reports • Fault Finding & Repair • New Consumer Units • New Circuits • Central Heating Wiring • Extra Sockets/Lights • PAT Testing • No Job Too Small • Part P Registered • Fast & Efficient Service • Free Estimates Telephone Gary on 07788 865081 forestelectrical@gmail.com The next Herald is out on 4th January Naughty Elf Is Found Up To No Good at Fairweather’s! The team at Steff’s Kitchen in Fairweather’s Garden Centre were quite shocked when they came into work and found Santa’s little elf sound asleep on a swinging chair. Covered in a blanket with mu n all over her face, it looked like the naughty elf stood up to her mischievous reputation, helping herself to cake, crisps, marshmallows and a bottle of wine. Marie Brown the Front of House Manager said that whilst turning on all the lights, unlocking and getting set-up for the day, she could hear a strange noise that sounded like snoring! Creeping over to where the sound came from she was amazed to see the elf asleep who had obviously made herself comfortable. Calls were made straight to Santa and the elf went straight back with her hat between her legs, to make up for her mischief. Don’t worry, Santa will make sure she is back on tip-top elf form for the next Tea with Santa! Right: Naughty elf found sleeping at Fairweather’s Rownhams House & Gardens Win Multiple Wedding Awards in 10th Anniversary Year Rownhams House is having a memorable year with a signi cant win at this year’s South Central Wedding Industry Awards. e beautiful Georgian Wedding Venue beat o sti competition to win best wedding venue in the historic awards category and will now represent the SouthCentral region in the national awards on 24th January 2024. e Wedding Industry Awards is an annual event that sets out to find the most outstanding venues and wedding suppliers from across the UK. It’s a special accolade as the winners are voted for by the wedding couples they have helped that year. is goes alongside their prestigious 2023 Best of Bridebook Gold award and English Wedding Award for Hampshire’s most romantic wedding venue earlier this year. Owners Nigel and Helen Owens are also celebrating their tenyear anniversary since buying Rownhams House in December 2013. ey have strived to renovate and rejuvenate Rownhams House to make it a bustling business hub with offices and meeting room facilities and an award-winning bespoke wedding venue. Helen Owens said, “We are so lucky to be able to share our home with so many wonderful people on a daily basis in our offices and with our happy couples at the weekends. We have a small support team and a host of wedding partners that make our lifestyle possible but when you win an award, we feel all our hard work is worth it. The last ten years have flown by”. Rownhams House is opening its doors for a wedding fayre on 4th February 2024. Sharing its award-winning venue with engaged couples looking for a bespoke, exclusive hire, wedding venue. Rownhams House offers both indoor weddings in its Grand library with its ornate plaster work ceiling and wooden marquetry oors. Alongside several outdoor options by the lake, in the woods or under the clock tower arch.