Herald - Issue 450

7th December 2023 • The HERALD • Page 29 v SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE HERALD v Call Richard on 07554 421544 or 023 8178 8299 PEST CONTROL RODENT AND INSECT TREATMENT PROPERTY SURVEYS, PROOFING AND HONEY BEE REHOMING Local Friendly Family Run Business Fully Trained & Insured Wet clean or Dry clean • Carpets • Rugs • Upholstery • Cushions • Mattresses • Caravans & Motor Homes Contact Chris for a free estimate and advice. We have full liability insurance 023 8104 0185 07770 792361 clean-u-up@hotmail.com We provide one of the best professional Carpet & Fabric cleaning Systems 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 ELECTRICIAN/HANDYMAN FULLY QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN (30YRS EXPERIENCE) • Mains Upgrades • Testing • Extra/Replacement Points/Lights • Outside Lighting • Sockets • Ponds • BT/TV Points • Ethernet Points • CCTV • Fire/Intruder Alarms • Basic Plumbing Repairs • Outside Taps • Showers • Heating Problems • Blinds/Poles Fixed • Flatpacks • Loft Work Boarding, Tidying etc ALL OTHER DOMESTIC WORK CONSIDERED Call Mick on 07738 166453 or email: michaelshelley80@googlemail.com as this. e legacy of local air crashes can be found etched as scars on the landscape, but also in the memories of those who still remember. Sadly, those people are few and far between these days, so the names of those who lost their lives can easily be forgotten. Along with my son, and historian Remembering the Worst Ever Local Wartime Air Crash Continued from page 28 friend Richard Reeves, we recently visited the two separate crash sites in Sway, and placed wooden crosses down near to where the public could see them and pay their respects. If you want to learn more, search YouTube for “new forest air crash sway” as we recorded a small piece of lm where the names of all the men who died are shown. History and Heritage… Hear About the Rich Past of Furzey Gardens From Minstead Trust Once again, volunteers Julia and Mary enthusiastically spoke to a local community group, who wanted to hear all about the history of Furzey Gardens, Minstead. is time, the group was Hythe and Dibden U3A. e talk that Julia has cra ed and researched much of herself (being trained in horticulture), centres around the heritage nature of the gardens, and the plant hunters that were intrepid in their searches for new and exotic plant Book a talk with Minstead Trust social enterprise of Minstead Trust, that o ers a place that people with learning disabilities can learn skills and also a sense of wellbeing and con dence by working there. If you or your group would like to hear much more, and ll in the gaps from then till now with a talk from Julia and Mary, all with added slides, images and video, then contact Lesley Brooks from Minstead Trust: Lesley.brooks@ minsteadtrust.org.uk You may be a local history society, horticulture or gardening group, a social or community group – there is something for everyone in this talk, and each talk helps to raise awareness and funds for the charitable work the Trust does. For more information please visit: www. minsteadtrust.org.uk DICTIONARIES FOR LIFE Every year Hythe & Waterside Rotary donate Usborne Illustrated dictionaries to Year 4 pupils at Beaulieu Primary, Cadland Primary, Hythe Primary, Marchwood Junior, Waterside Primary, and Wildground Junior schools. e dictionaries are given to the children not just for use in school but for them to keep for life as part of a national Rotary project supported by Usborne Publishing Ltd, which has donated more than a million dictionaries since the project was started. e dictionaries are designed to engage the children and are composed of some 300 colourful and beautifully illustrated pages, and it is a joy for the Rotary members to see the excitement and delight of the children when they are presented with them. Donating these dictionaries is just one of the ways Hythe & Waterside Rotary o ers support to local schools and they are proud to do so. Year 4 pupils at Waterside Primary, Hythe, proudly holding the Usborne Illustrated dictionaries presented to them at a recent celebration assembly life from far ung locations in the 1920’s and 30’s. e talk is brought bang up to date, and Mary tells of how the gardens are now a