Herald - Issue 427

Page 6 • The HERALD • 4th August 2022 v PART OF YOUR COMMUNITY FOR OVER 28 YEARS v Waterside Furnishings & Re-Upholstery 023 8020 7895 16 Marsh Parade, Hythe (Opposite Hythe Club) Est 2006 REPAIRS ANTIQUE, MODERN & MARINE REFURBISHED FURNITURE FOR SALE RE-UPHOLSTERY Kitchen & Bathroom Showroom with free design service Tel: 023 8084 3787 Email: showroom@pcbuildingsupplies.co.ukWeb: www.pcbuildingsupplies.co.uk FREE ESTIMATES Call Richard on 07554 421544 or 023 8178 8299 PEST CONTROL Domestic, Commercial & Agricultural • WASPS • MOLES • RABBITS • RATS • BEES • MICE • SQUIRRELS • PIGEONS • INSECTS Local Friendly Family Run Business Fully Trained & Insured Send your local news to The Editor, The Herald, 2 High Street, Hythe SO45 6AH Win a Carving at Woodcarving Exhibition Waterside Woodcarvers are holding an exhibition on Saturday 13th August. Along with seeing the fascinating display of over 100 wood carvings by members of the local club, you could also win a beautiful life size carving of a wren to hang on your wall. It has been carved and donated by member and previous British Champion Maggie Port and could be yours for just £1. Prize draw tickets will be on sale only on Saturday 13th August at the exhibition in St Andrew’s Church Hall, Dibden Purlieu, SO45 4PT. e exhibition runs from 10am to 4pm with the prize draw at 3.30pm. Entry to the exhibition is free and there is free parking at the front of the church, o Beaulieu Road and in Oak Road car park immediately behind the church. is is the club’s annual exhibition and includes a sales table and demonstration of carving techniques. You are asked not to touch most of the carvings on display as many can be quite fragile. However, with such a tactile medium, the club also provides a ‘Touch table’ of carvings that can be safely handled with care. Club members will be on hand to answer your questions throughout the day. As usual, all visitors for ‘Best in Show’ - this is just for fun -there is no trophy, but the winner will be announced in the next issue of the Herald. With such a vast range of subject matter and carving styles, it can be both fun and quite a challenge to pick out, just one. e club holds fortnightly carving workshops at Applemore College, during term time, and quarterly socials at St Andrew’s. Workshops recommence Thursday 8th September, 6.30pm to 8.30pm. For more information about Wren carving which will be the prize this friendly and supportive local club, talk to members at the exhibition, visit the website: www. watersidewoodcarvers.co.uk or phone the chair Di Smith on 023 8084 5787. will be encouraged to vote LITTER PICKERS UNITE! On Wednesday 22nd June Hythe and Waterside Rotary joined forces with the 3rd Dibden Purlieu Scout Troop to litter pick the local area. As well as litter picking a survey was carried out to determine the di erent types of litter collected as this will help to provide a comparison when carrying out future litter picks. Teams of 5 or 6 were assigned different routes, returning to the Scout Hut in Whin eld Road an hour and a half later.  ere was a competition between groups to nd the most interesting/unusual discarded item. e event was a great success joining together 2 local organisations both keen to make the local community a nicer place to live, work and spend leisure time. 3rd Dibden Purlieu Scout Group can be contacted via: Nfe3rdgroup@outlook. com Hythe and Waterside Rotary Club can be contacted via: secretary@Hwrotary. org The litterpickers - faces blanked of those who did not give permission