Herald - Issue 427

v BRINGING THE GOOD NEWS TO YOU SINCE 1994 v 4th August 2022 • The HERALD • Page 67 • Latest 4-Wheel ComputerisedWheel Alignment • FREE Wheel Alignment Check with Service • FREE Local Collection & Delivery BOOK ONLINE H Clutches H Diagnostics H Air Conditioning H 4 Wheel Alignment H H Cambelts H Service to Manufacturers Specification on all makes and models H BADMINSTON GARAGE HYTHE PHONE: 023 8001 9090 • EMAIL: mhbgarage100@gmail.com Web: badminstonsgroup.co.uk/hythe • F badminstonsofhythe 50 SHORE ROAD, HYTHE SO45 6GJ MOT & SERVICE CENTRE for Cars, Motorcycles, Vans and Motorhomes 145 Long Lane, Holbury SO45 2NZ Tel: 023 8024 3300 NOWOPEN SUNDAYS FROM 10AM-2PM FOR ALL YOUR MOTORING NEEDS LOCALLY • Free fit batteries (most cars) • Free fit wiper blades • Battery chargers • Oils • Braking • Service parts • Tools/tool hire • Car paints • Engine management diagnostics/reset • Towing accessories • Number plates • Exhaust systems • Steering/suspension • Haynes manuals W: www.cobramotorcomponents.co.uk E: sales@cobramotorcomponents.co.uk Club Treasurer Dianne Simpson and Chairman Pete Devitt presenting the cheque to The Honeypot charity. (The photograph was supplied by the Honeypot Charity with their written permission) The Southampton and New Forest Group of the Austin A30/A35 Owners’ Club Charity News On Saturday 25th June, club members were welcomed by Viv Carter, the Community Engagement Manager of the Honeypot Children’s Charity (reg. no. 1011672), to the charity headquarters in the New Forest. Two committee members presented the cheque for £600 raised at the annual charity auction and other events. Viv said that “This generous donation from the club is very much appreciated as every penny counts.” e Honeypot Children’s Charity’s mission is ‘to build brighter futures and create happy childhood memories for young carers aged 5-12’. e wraparound service aims to alleviate social isolation, support young carers’ emotional wellbeing and help them build the con dence and skills they need to succeed in education. e money raised by the club will go towards the charity’s work providing respite breaks, learning breaks, creative virtual workshops and memorable days out. e members were taken on a tour of the house and the facilities available to the children. e resources available, and the house itself, make it a special place for young carers to have a much needed break. ey support over 2,000 young carers including over 300 children from the Southampton and New Forest area from Honeypot House near Exbury. e two classic cars in the background of the photograph are interesting examples of post-war vehicles; the 1958 Austin A35 saloon which is all metal construction enabling it to be a mass production vehicle and a 1953 Riley R.M.E. saloon with a metal chassis, ash frame and coach built body panels which cannot be massed produced. e children who were at the presentation were encouraged to ask questions about the cars and they enjoyed looking at them and being able to sit in them. The Southampton and New Forest reconditioned parts are sold by Robert and Rick Prinn who are able to o er comprehensive advice and help. July’s meeting was a social evening with a BBQ. The next scheduled meeting is on 11th August. Meetings take place on the second ursday of each month, starting 7.30pm, at Netley Marsh Community Hall, Woodlands Rd, SO40 7GH. Do go along and meet them. All are welcome. ‘LIFE’S TOO SHORT – PUT SOME MILES ON IT’ meetings. Every meeting includes a ra e. ere are lm nights, quizzes, speakers on various topics and club drive days. Some members have other makes of classic vehicles such as Ford, Land Rover, Mercedes, M.G., Morris, Riley, Triumph and Volkswagen enabling the club to expand the range of vehicle manufacturers to complement their Austin A30/35 models. e club is in the unique position of owning Austin Motor Spares Service Ltd, which holds a range of highly valued stock. New, used and CLASSIC CAR CLUB – ‘ Supporting Children’s Charity ’ Group of the Austin A30/A35 Owners’ Club are continuing to invite potential new members that are owners of any make of classic car, not forgetting those enthusiasts who appreciate them but don’t have one of their own, to go along and meet the club members with a view to joining. Members enjoy a friendly, social atmosphere at themonthly TEA FOR TOOLS Celebrate the summer with family and friends by joiningTools for Self-Reliance at their annual Tea for Tools party on Saturday 13th August. With a great selection of high quality refurbished hand tools for the workshop, gardening tools, electrical tools, haberdashery items and much more, you’re sure to nd a must have item and at a great price too. Plus, with tea, co ee, biscuits and cakes available, face painting and even the possibility of some sunshine, it will be a great a ernoon for all the family. Go along and join them at the Netley Marsh workshop, from 1pm to 3pm, at Ringwood Road, Netley Marsh SO40 7GY. For more information about Tools for Self-Reliance please visit: www.tfsr.org

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