Herald - Issue 427

Page 20 • The HERALD • 4th August 2022 v SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL BUSINESSES v M.D.S. DIGITAL INSTALLS/SERVICE • DIGITAL AERIALS/FREEVIEW • SKY DIGITAL/FREESAT DIGITAL • EXTRA TELEVISION POINTS • TELEPHONE LINES/POINTS • TELEVISION SYSTEMS SETUP/TUNED • WALL MOUNTED TV’S QUALIFIED, FAST FRIENDLY SERVICE FREE SURVEYS/QUOTES BEAULIEU: 01590 611011 MOBILE: 07717 194441 FREE ESTIMATES • 10 YEAR GUARANTEE HYTHE: office.atlaswindows@gmail.com FAX/PHONE 023 8084 0441 Unit 2, Hardley Ind Est, Southampton ESTABLISHED FOR 30 YEARS THE LOCAL WINDOW COMPANY WITH THE BIG REPUTATION SUPPLY & INSTALL • Windows • Porches • Conservatories in PVCu • Doors • Choice of Colours & Woodgrain • 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 RNLI Great Waterside Raft Race e 2022 RNLI Great Waterside Ra Race is taking place later this month on Sunday 28th August at Hythe Marina. e ra s will assemble from 10.30am with judging from 11am. e rst race will begin at 12 noon. e Ra Race line up this year is: 1. Decorated Ra Race 2. Formula One Race – for fast ra s only 3. Ladies Race 4. Pub Race – pubs/clubs teams 5. Kayak Race - NEW 6. Handicap Race (a race for all ra s, which has a staggered start, so any ra could win) e kayak (or canoe) race is new to the event this year and uniquely is the only race where entrants won’t be required to build their own ra . e race is free to enter this year as they ‘test the waters’ for popularity. If you own a one or two person kayak or canoe and would like to get involved please visit the Ra Race website to complete the entry form. e main sponsor of the event this year is TMT Legal Services LLP who will also be helping out on the day. Cole’s Fun Fair will be there on the day as well as souvenir stalls, a tombola and ra e. To keep everyone fed and hydrated there will be food and refreshment stalls as well as the Vibrant Forest Brewery. For more details about the day or how to join in and enter a race please visit: www.watersideraftrace. org.uk RNLI Great Waterside Raft Race Kelley Leonard has made history as the rst female at Calshot RNLI to become substantive crew on the Atlantic 85 B Class Lifeboat. Kelley, who joined the crew with no prior boating experience said: “I’m delighted to have successfully passed out on both our Atlantic and D Class lifeboats. As with all the crew here, I don’t do this for the recognition, however if my journey from a complete boating novice to where I am today can inspire other women, then I’m very happy.” Jane Banting, Lifeboat Operations Manager added: “Kelley has worked hard to meet the RNLI’s rigorous training and assessment criteria and is one of an increasing number of female members of crew operating in a variety of roles here at Calshot.” Kelley has another reason to celebrate, a er volunteering throughout the COVID-19 lockdown as a Community First Responder; she decided to join South Central Ambulance Service and has just successfully completed RNLI Hythe and Calshot Fundraisers are delighted to announce that, in the days running up to, and just a er, the RNLI Great Waterside Ra Race, the Hythe and Waterside Poppy Ladies will be displaying one of their ever-popular yarn bombs on the railings of Prospect Park in Hythe. All proceeds will go to the RNLI. e display will last from Friday 26th August to Monday 29th August, with the Ra Race (sponsored by TMT Legal Services LLP) being held on Sunday 28th August. her training as an Emergency Care Assistant, based out of nearby Hythe Ambulance Station. Calshot RNLI Celebrates First Female Substantive Crew on Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Kelley Leonard, the first female substantive crew on Calshot RNLI’s Atlantic 85 B Class Lifeboat (Credit: RNLI/Justyn Leonard) YARN BOMB TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF RNLI CALSHOT LIFEBOAT STATION isdisplayhadoriginally been planned for the 50th Anniversary of RNLI Calshot Lifeboat Station in 2020, but was one of the many casualties of the pandemic lockdowns. It will be similar to the one held in 2016, but with a slight di erence! Many thanks to the Poppy Ladies for their continued support of the RNLI! RNLI Calshot Lifeboat Station Crew with the 2016 Yarn Bomb London Docks – Part 3 1972 Southampton Branch World Ship Society, meet at St James Methodist Church, St James Shirley, 7.30pm to 9.30pm on the second Tuesday of the month. Please note: they will be in their new venue Room 7. Enter the church building from the car park at the back – their room is up the stairs, then turn right and Room 7 is at the end of the corridor. eir next meeting is on Tuesday 9th August for a talk by Ian Wells titled ‘London Docks – Part 3 1972’. On Tuesday 13th September details to be con rmed. Anyone with a shipping interest is welcome to attend. More details visit: www.sotonwss.org.uk or call: 023 8049 0290.