Herald - Issue 423

Page 4 • The HERALD • 12th May 2022 v SEND ALL YOUR LOCAL NEWS TO THE HERALD v • J ewellers • W atchmakers J. COLLINS & SON Proudly Serving the Waterside since 1972 10 Marsh Parade, Hythe, Southampton, Hants Tel: (023) 8084 3074 WE ARE KEEN TO BUY ALL SECONDHAND JEWELLERY, SCRAP GOLD Stockists of large range of gold, silver and gem set jewellery M ain A gents for C itizen , R otary , L orus W atches and S eiko C locks Kit Heath & Hot Diamond Silver Jewellery Stockists Secondhand Jewellery for Sale Our Professional Services include Jewellery &Watch Repairs, Re-Stringing REFURBISHERS ALWAYS TRY TO MEET YOUR BUDGET RELIABLE! EXCELLENT REFERENCES! INSURED! 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A trusted tradeswoman with sensible rates covering Southampton, New Forest & Waterside areas CONTACT HANNAH 07585 778136 W: www.hannahs-electrics.co.uk • E: hannahelectrics@gmail.com Like us on Facebook Send your local news to The Editor, The Herald, 2 High Street, Hythe SO45 6AH Tops Day Nurseries Honoured with Queen’s Award for Enterprise Tops Day Nurseries, a day nursery chain operating across the south, including local nurseries in Fawley and Lymington, has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development. Tops is one of 226 organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Announced on 21st April, Tops has been recognised for its excellence in Sustainable Development. Employing 750 people, Tops Day Nurseries was set up in 1990 and operates 32 nurseries across the South Coast, educating and caring for children in their early years. e award was given to Tops because it has provided inspiration and is driving change in its sector. e Founder and Managing Director, Cheryl Hadland, provides thought leadership and challenges industry norms, for instance in tackling the huge range of disposable items and single-use plastics, such as nappies, gloves and glitter normally used in the sector. Cheryl Hadland said, “We are truly delighted and proud to achieve this award, despite suffering the crippling provide the foundations for today’s children to be able to run the country tomorrow, and we believe that an essential part of that is showing our empathy and respect for our environment and all people, animals and plants within it, showing the best example we can for our children to follow. Words are not enough, all our decisions must embed sustainability and we must continue to learn ourselves. We welcome this award to celebrate what we have achieved so far, but also to encourage us to continue our sustainability journey and to encourage more nurseries, parents, businesses, and schools to join us, in trying to safeguard our children’s future health and happiness.” Now in its 56th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the country, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Awards Emblem for the next ve years. For more information about Tops Day Nurseries please visit: topsdaynurseries.co.uk impact of covid, and even worse, the under-funding of early year’s provision in this country in recent years. Nursery colleagues and parents are paying the price of the underfunding from their own pockets, despite early years being one of the best investments anyone could make. Early years educators Tops Day Nurseries Art in Lymington Lymington Arts Group usually meets at Lymington Community Centre (SO41 9BR) on the second Friday of the month from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. From Thursday 19th May to Friday 27th May they will be holding their Spring Exhibition (their main exhibition) at the Masonic Hall in Lymington. eir next meeting will be on Friday 10th June with speaker George Boyter for ‘Charcoal Drawing Techniques’. Visitors are very welcome and pay £3.50. For more details contact Membership Secretary Secretary Sandi Hills on: lags. sandi@gmail.com or: 01425 613569. Romsey Country Markets will take place on Friday 13th and 27th May in the Town Hall from 11am to 12.30pm and on Saturday 28th May and Saturday 4th June in the Cornmarket from 9am to 2.30pm. ey love to cook, cra and grow just for you, so go along for a great range of home produced items such as seasonal fruit, vegetables, cakes, preserves, plant and cra s. Please check the Facebook page: www. facebook.com/romseycountrymarket or visit: www.hampshirecountrymarkets. co.uk Romsey Country Market