Herald - Issue 427

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SO40 8GQ 023 8086 4424 www.calmoreservicestation.co.uk Are you Looking for Investment in a Community Project or New Business? e next RevitalHythe Soup Dragons is taking place later this month; do you have what it takes to convince the Dragons to invest in your community project or new business? e deadline to apply to pitch for the Dragons Pot is Friday 19th August with the Soup Dragon Pitches taking place on Thursday 25th August, 7pm at the Parish Hall in Hythe. To apply you will need to complete the online application form on: www.hytheanddibden.gov.uk and prepare a 4 minute talk outlining your project, how you plan to use the money, costings of your project and what you hope to achieve, you cannot use PowerPoint but you can bring along a plan, pictures or samples. e audience of Dragons can then ask you 4 questions. A er all the presentations the dragons and participants will enjoy a bowl of soup and a roll together, the Dragons will then vote for the pitch they think should win the Dragons Prize Pot. £5 from each Dragon ticket sold will go towards the Dragons Prize Pot awarded to the winner. Alongside an additional £100 kindly donated by the Hythe and Waterside Rotary. In addition to the prize pot, if appropriate the winner will also get a free pitch on the Hythe market for either 4 consecutive weeks or once a month for four months. To be eligible to enter you must be prepared to complete all the steps above, live in the parishes of Hythe & Dibden, Marchwood or Fawley and agree to any publicity surrounding the presentation and project. If you fancy yourself as a Dragon, tickets are now on sale at the Herald O ce for £6 which includes a bowl of delicious homemade soup and a vote for your favourite pitch! e winner of the May Soup Dragons was Living A er Loss who have put the money towards a new o ce space and for printing lea ets for their events. For more information visit: www.hytheanddibden.gov.uk Totton Repair Café e aim of the Totton Repair Café, along with all repair cafés, is to try and prevent small household goods from going to land ll if they stop working. Volunteer Repairers who can advice and assess/ repair small electrical and other items. ey O er: Information about Repair Cafés and the Men’s Shed. Refreshments at a small charge while you wait. From June they hope to be o ering bike and sewing repairs. You can take along small electrical or other items too good for the tip, nd out more about the Repair Café or Men’s Shed, sit and help/observe with any repair. A er your repair is completed all they ask for is a voluntary donation towards the cost of the hall and insurance. Totton Repair Café is running on Saturday 20th August. ey will be open from 10.30am until 1pm at Totton & Eling Community Centre. For further details please contact theTotton&Eling Community Centre by email: tottonrepaircafe@ gmx.co.uk Mothering Heights e Fawley/Holbury U3A meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month at the Royal British Legion Club in Black eld at 2pm and the cost is £12 per annum to join the national association. At present each meeting is free to members and visitors are welcome to go along for a small charge. Coach outings are very popular and organised on a regular basis. e next meeting will be on Tuesday 23rd August for a talk by Sharon Wright titled ‘Mothering Heights’. On Tuesday 27th September for a talk by Heather Wilde titled ‘ e Sewing Room Ghost’. is friendly outgoing U3A look forward to welcoming you, so pop along and see what they are up to. Please contact Richard Friend, Chairman, on 023 8089 8359 or Sandra Sare on 023 8089 3929. A Maps Eye View of Home e monthly meetings of Copythorne Parish History Society take place on the 4th Thursday of the month at Copythorne Parish Hall from 7.30pm. eir next meeting is on Thursday 25th August for a talk titled ‘A Maps Eye View of Home’. Followed on Thursday 22nd September for a talk titled ‘Totton & Eing’ by Terry Henry. ey are moving into the main hall where they can hopefully maintain a Covid-free environment and stay safe. Anyone is welcome to go along. Entry is £1. Contact Copythorne Parish History Society by emailing: copythornehistory@yahoo.com or call Clare on: 023 8081 2167.