Herald - Issue 387

v CALL US: 023 8084 5700 v 2nd April 2020 • The HERALD • Page 3 THE FRAME SHOP 15 Marsh Parade, Hythe SO45 6AN Tel: 023 8084 4741 PICTURE FRAMING PICTURE FRAMING PICTURE FRAMING ESTABLISHED 1987 Picture Framing, Mount Cutting & Restoration MOBILE CARPET SHOP THAT COMES TO YOU SUPPLY & FITTING of Carpet, Vinyl or FIT ONLY of your flooring ANY LIKE FOR LIKE QUOTATION • Furniture moved and rubbish removed on request • Doors eased • Re-adaptions, re-stretches, repairs F ree estimates • OAP D iscount A vailable • CRB C hecked Tel: 07771 521243 be chu ed as Exbury’s famous Rhododendron Line steam railway is now able to stop at the Dragon y Halt platform, so visitors can easily disembark to explore the new pond area. Other developments at Exbury in 2020 include a new Birch Walk leading down to Jubilee Pond and a refurbished Iris Garden containing hundreds of stunning new iris plants, and tree ferns. omas Clarke, head gardener at Exbury, said: “The gardens at Exbury are rightly famous for their unique plant collections but they also offer visitors a wonderful opportunity to get closer to nature. We have 200 acres of incredible woodland gardens, wildflower meadows and ponds to explore, plus lots of wildlife to spy.” Created by Lionel de Rothschild in 1919, a passionate collector of plants and a keen supporter and sponsor of the early 20th  century plant hunters, Exbury has grown to become a stunning garden paradise lled with rare plants, shrubs and trees. Its Centenary Garden, designed by Lionel’s great grand-daughter and RHS gold medal award-winning designer, Marie- Louise Agius, along with her team at Balston Agius, opened to the public last year, as did the River of Gold, around 150,000 mainly yellow spring bulbs planted Exbury Gardens Celebrates Award Win Continued from front page Send your local news to The Editor, The Herald, 2 High Street, Hythe SO45 6AH The Centenary Garden in the lawns, weaving around rare trees near Exbury House, to give a colour burst. Exbury is most famous for its unrivalled collection of rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas. ousands of rhododendrons have been planted over the years and well over 1,000 hybrids have been raised by three generations of the Rothschild family. e 3rd New Forest East (Dibden Purlieu) Scout Group currently provides weekly activities for y young people within its Beaver Colony, Cub Pack, and Scout Troop. ey currently have a waiting list for young people to join the group, but due to lack of adult volunteers for the role of leaders and assistant leaders they are unable to increase their capacity. In addition, the group need to appoint a Secretary. e role mainly involves handling correspondence and taking minutes of the group executive committee, which meet no more than four times a year. As the group is a registered charity the Secretary would be one of the charity trustees. For further information please contact the Group Scout Leader, Ted Brand, on 023 8084 6865. Scout Group Requires Group Secretary and Adult Volunteers HYTHE MARINA VILLAGE 023 8084 4066 | FREE PARKING info@boathousehythe.co.uk www.boathousehythe.co.uk Please be safe in these uncertain times, we are here for you. All our daily SPECIALS will go on. We are OPEN for business TAKE CARE Now Here - Come in and See our new PLANT BASED MENU New and Listed on our Specials Board - Come On Down You don’t have to be self isolating in your own home - hop on our website, choose from our delicious menu and for only £1 have a scrumptious meal delivered to your door. HOME DELIVERY FROM THE VERY BEST & FRESH