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So, I was sent out to the local woods with a glass jar to bring back frog spawn to populate our pond. It was a long time since my last biology lesson so how do I know when frogs lay eggs or tadpoles hatch. Every time I peered into a still pool, glass jar at the ready, Dempsey leapt in with all four paws to help me find whatever I was looking for. Alas, I returned with an empty jar to be mocked by my neighbour that I was only two months late! So, if you have any baby frogs, newts, snails you’d like to rehome then all donations welcome. Our feature on water gardens (page 14) might even inspire you to build your own. It’s a good time for outdoor events; the annual Solent Garden Fayre at Southampton University is on 1st June and there’s a list of local gardens taking part in the National Garden Scheme (NGS) in the What’s On page 18. And, of course, the sponsor of this month’s magazine is The New Forest Show taking place in July, so book early for the best priced tickets!

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Calling all runners! If you’d like a local, scenic 10k with PB potential, why not sign up for the Lordshill 10k, on Sunday 29th June 2014. The race starts on traffic free roads at Adanac Park, HQ of the Ordnance Survey (just off the M27) then wends its way through the lanes of Lee and Nursling before returning to OS for the finish. With a memento for each runner, prizes for category winners and kids’ races it’s a great day out for beginners, seasoned runners and everyone in-between. For further information www. lordshillroadrunners.org.uk/ lordshill-10k/

Dancing with Choirs is up in lights GET YOUR TICKETS NOW After the hugely successful HIGH 5 Variety Show in 2013, Wessex Heartbeat’s next production is ‘Dancing with Choirs’. A Charity performance showcasing some of the best local dance groups and choirs combined in something just a bit different for all the family. If you saw the Variety Show you’ll know what hidden talent lies in our midst and how ‘professional’ an amateur show really can be. Not to be missed! Money raised from this special evening will go towards the £500,000 HIGH 5 Appeal, which will help other less fortunate young people with life-long heart conditions to give them a happier and better life while they are in hospital. Featuring the very best of local talent, and hosted once again by comedian Mike Osman, a total of nearly 500 choristers and dancers are all set to bring a wide, tender and toe-tapping variety of music and dance styles to life in an exciting show a difference.

Friends Unlimited FRIENDS UNLIMITED is Southampton’s Premier Dance and Social Group, now in it’s 14th Year. It has evolved into an active group for singles and couples wanting to make new friends. In addition to regular dances, we arrange walks, lunches, theatre trips and much more. We meet at the Master Builder, West End, SO30 3AH at 8.30pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday in the month. To find out more, call:

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Wessex Heartbeat Chief Executive, Alison Farrell summed up the excitement felt by the Charity and the performers, “This is an ambitious undertaking for a charity, but the stakes are high for us in our determination to give young people with heart conditions the right place to be treated while they are in hospital as soon as we are able. That’s why all of us organising and performing are clear that in delivering the best for the audience, we will bring closer the best that can be delivered for young cardiac patients.”

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GILBERT & SULLIVAN’s RUDDIGORE 7-10 May A production by the Eastleigh Operatic & Musical Society. The Point Theatre, Eastleigh THE PRICE 10-17 May Arthur Miller’s 1968 moving play about family dynamics. The Chesil Theatre, Winchester HIGH SOCIETY 13-17 May Winchester Musicals and Opera Society stages Cole Porter’s High Society, a witty and romantic show full of humour and classic songs such as “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”. Theatre Royal Winchester THE ADDAMS FAMILY 14-17 May Music Theatre South present this magnificently macabre musical comedy. The Hub Theatre, Southampton

PIPPIN 16-17 May Richard Taunton Sixth Form College present Pippin for your entertainment pleasure. The Berry Theatre, Hedge End

FAWLTY TOWERS 12-14 June There’s more trouble and fun at Fawlty Towers with the Fareham Musical Society. Ferneham Hall, Fareham

THE FEATHER CATCHER 27 May A fun, playful story of friendship. For ages 3+. Hangar Farm Arts Centre, Totton College

THE WIZ 14 June Theatretrain Southampton present this award winning Broadway musical. The Hub Theatre, Southampton

ANYTHING GOES 29-31 May Stage One Youth Theatre provides all the action to Cole Porter’s glorious songs which include: “I get a kick out of you” and “Friendship.” Ferneham Hall, Fareham

THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED Buddy Holly 55th Anniversary Tour 20 June A celebration of Buddy’s music. Ferneham Hall, Fareham

THE THRILL OF LOVE 2-7 June The story of Ruth Ellis in a play by Amanda Whittington. The Plaza Theatre, Romsey

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HEALTH

Sleep: You Can Do It With Your Eyes Closed By Alison Runham www.alison.runham.co.uk

Sleep is supposedly involuntary. So we take it for granted when we can sleep, and often ignore it when we can’t. But we shouldn’t. Research has proved that sleep is as important to our health as diet and exercise. Lack of sleep affects memory, mood, concentration and reaction times, and long-term it can affect language processing, planning abilities and our sense of time. Some sleep disorders can contribute to serious health problems. So what stops us getting the sleep we need, and how can we improve the quantity and quality of our sleep? Our sleep has recurring cycles of around 100 minutes, starting with Non-REM sleep. Non-REM (non rapid eye movement) sleep progresses from Stage One (light sleep), through Stages Two and Three (when heart rate and breathing drop) to Stage Four’s deep sleep (when bed-wetting, night terrors or sleepwalking occurs). REM (rapid eye movement) sleep (dream time) follows. Our brain is active, breathing and blood pressure rise, and our eyes move; but we can’t move our bodies. Afterwards, the cycle restarts. Sweet Dreams aren’t made of this. Enemies of good sleep include pain; the need to urinate; stress or depression; the menstrual

cycle (hormonal changes affect temperature and melatonin production), the menopause and snoring. There are also sleep disorders, including night terrors; sleep walking, talking and paralysis; teeth grinding; restless limb syndrome; and the more serious sleep apnoea (which can starve the brain of oxygen). To help you sleep soundly: • Eliminate Physical Factors Cure snoring with nasal strips, sprays or minor surgery. See your doctor about physical or mental health issues and sleep disorders; they may recommend Cognitive Behaviour Therapy or sleeping tablets. PMS (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome) treatments may help if you sleep badly before a period. • Drink Warm Milk - Eat a carbohydrate-rich snack beforehand to improve the efficacy of the milk’s tryptophan (a raw material for the sleep hormone melatonin). Milk may help by making you feel warm and full too. • Don’t Go to Bed Hungry Avoid large, late meals but have a light snack if you’re hungry. • Avoid Alcohol and Caffeine in the Evening, and Stop Smoking Caffeine is a stimulant and will keep you awake. Alcohol makes you sleepy, but impairs sleep quality – as does nicotine. • Get enough Sunlight and Exercise - Light and exercise help regulate our body clock and mood, so try to spend

time outside and get regular exercise. • Avoid Light in the Evening However, bright light before bedtime will suppress melatonin secretion, so dim the lights. Either avoid TVs, laptops, tablets and smart phones within two hours of bedtime, or turn down their brightness settings (some screens have a night mode). • Establish a Routine -Establish a relaxing routine before bed. Avoid watching TV in the bedroom or reading anything too emotionally charged or terrifying. • Make your Bedroom a Haven Avoid using your bedroom as a work or dump space; clutter will nag to be cleared up. Ensure your bedroom is well ventilated, dark, and not too hot or cold. Consider earplugs to eliminate noise, and invest in a really comfy mattress (try before you buy). • Declutter your Brain Download your brain by jotting down tomorrow’s jobs and any worries (particularly therapeutic if you write a positive action beside them). • Have A Warm Bath Before Bed Add relaxing bath oils, too. • Try not to worry about it Worrying about lack of sleep could start a vicious circle. If you can’t sleep, leave the bedroom and do something absorbing but calm: read a magazine or do a jigsaw until you feel sleepy.


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Realistic Revision for Students (and Parents!) By Alison Runham www.alison.runham.co.uk

This month, thousands of students will start study leave in preparation for exams. Ideally, they’ve been revising as they go, so their parents are confident they’re well prepared. But in reality, students and parents may be panicking; how do they structure all this ‘free’ time and how much revision is enough? So here are some study leave survival tips:

StudentS Plan • Check the time, date, structure and content of your exam. Check revision books before purchase, ensuring they’re specific to your course – there are often several versions, each focussing on a different examining board, topic or text. • Make a realistic timetable. Vary subjects throughout the day and week, and concentrate initially on subjects with the earliest exam dates. Factor in commitments, longer breaks and unfinished work.

• Revise somewhere without distractions – remove your mobile, turn off the TV and laptop (or block social media sites). • Pace your work, allowing for unexpected delays and particularly tough topics.

OrganiSe • Collate everything on a topic in one place. • Mix old topics with new, and easy with difficult; revise easy, recent topics at the start of the day as a confidence boost, or the end, when you’re tired. • Have a specific target for each session – ‘I’ll revise osmosis’ is woolly, but ‘I’ll summarise osmosis down to 1 A4 page’ ensures you’re achieving a measurable outcome. • Keep sessions short - around 30 minutes – then take a short break. After four or five sessions, have a longer break for lunch or watching TV.

tipS fOr Better reviSiOn Passive reading does not work. Effective revision is active; you must engage with the material. Here’s how: Note-taking helps you to focus and make sense of your reading in words and ways you understand, and it’s great revision in itself. Reducing notes to a card or A4 page makes them portable and easily digestible. Use colours, highlighting, underlining, tables, patterned notes, bullet points, mind maps or diagrams. Why? Read on. Engage Your Senses You’re far more likely to visualise that fluorescent spider diagram you did, with underlined

keywords, than to a closely written page of one-colour, linear notes. Try using post-it notes in eyecatching places, or make ‘washing lines’ across your room. Make good use of your ears too - record key phrases and equations; march around first whispering facts, then increasing volume until you’re shouting.

uSe helperS Revising with friends can be more fun and help you fill gaps or understand tricky topics. Make question cards and ask parents or friends to play Trivial Pursuit with you. Practice answering exam format questions Gather relevant facts and write an outline for essay answers, or design a multiple-choice quiz. Beware the Internet Some websites feature worryingly inaccurate quizzes and facts uploaded by students. Stick to reputable ones with contributions from teachers, e.g. BBC’s Bitesize.

parentS & helperS Be interested and positive – ensure nagging isn’t your only input, and don’t impose your own anxieties and ambitions; they have their own. Don’t compare them to others. Listen to their worries and reassure them that exams are important, but not the end of everything; your affection isn’t dependent on exam results. Don’t expect them to work every waking hour – brains need time to sort and assimilate information. Ensure they get enough rest and relaxation. Be an active helper – Test them, play quiz games or time their practice runs. Pre-arrange an end-of-exams treat.


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Hambrooks Winning Design for Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014 Hambrooks of Curdridge have been selected to build a garden for the annual Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in July. The theme is ‘Your Garden Your Budget’ and is part of a scheme to bring to the general public’s attention what can be achieved within particular budgets. Hambrooks Garden Designer Stuart Towner, created the winning design called ‘Halo’, which has a Mediterranean theme was selected for the £13k budget category. Managing Director Norman Hambrook said, “This idea of presenting gardens to visitors at the prestigious Hampton Palace Court Flower Show that are within a certain budget is an excellent way of demonstrating the fact you don’t have to spend a fortune on gardens to have something really quite spectacular – you just need great garden design!” The Royal Horticulture Society Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014 is being held from 8 to 12 July.


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Hampshire’s Hands-On County Show The New Forest and Hampshire County Show is an annual agricultural show held for three days at the end of July at New Park, Brockenhurst in Hampshire.

hand at milking a cow, making a scarecrow, holding a day old chick, voting for your favourite feathered friend in the Poultry Tent and watching the amazing Jamie Squibb in action on his motorbike in our main ring.

The aim of the Show is to create a great family day our bringing together a celebration of traditional country pursuits, crafts, produce and entertainment. This year it is taking place on 29th, 30th & 31st July and there is an exciting line-up of events for all the family to enjoy!

BBC South are returning for another year and are bringing their fully operational television studio where you can record your own version of the daily news, including a weather green screen and autocue! Watch close up how television programmes are made with the professionals and meet the local presenters!

The theme this year is ‘Hands On’ so come and live the country for a day. Roll up your sleeves, don your walking boots and get stuck in with all the hands-on activities that we have on offer! Try your

Visit the Forest Fun Factory which runs a full programme of events between 10am and 4.30pm and be entertained by clowns, choirs, dance acts and much more! Head over to our Show Farm where the children can get up close and personal with all sorts of farmyard animals, pop in to our Countryside Area for Terrier and Ferret racing and sit in the incredible machines in the Old Time Farming section. Perhaps one of the most visited places on the showground are the food tents offering top quality

items and the Local Food and Farming area where the county’s top producers can be found. Here, not only will you find a huge variety of the best produce of Hampshire, but also lots of opportunities to have tastings from the cookery demonstrations held there. There are also over 600 trade stands providing one of the most varied and unusual goods and produce – from large commercial companies to small local businesses, for those of you looking to make that special purchase. If it’s a countryside experience you’re after, the Show’s about to begin! For more information about the Show, please visit our website www. newforestshow.co.uk where you can also take advantage of 10% off advanced tickets bought online before 21st July.

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Water, Water, Everywhere by Pippa Greenwood

A water feature adds a truly magical dimension to any garden, large or small. The sound of tinkling water and the movement of light on its surface both works wonders, even on a less than perfect plot, and can be just the finishing touch you need for a patio or back yard or for a much larger garden. A visit to your local garden centre or specialist aquatics centre, or a browse online, will reveal a plentiful choice of water features of all shapes, styles, and sizes; but before you commit yourself, just what are the main points to bear in mind? First, position. If you want moving water, your choice of feature will almost certainly need an electric pump, so there has to be a powerpoint nearby – an obvious point perhaps, but one that people do sometimes overlook. Do you want an eye-catching centrepiece for a formal garden, or just the music of running water as the soundtrack to your barbecues or alfresco Sunday lunch? In either case, you need to carefully consider the appropriate position. Any water feature from pond to delicate fountain can turn bright green in summer due to the build-up of floating algae.

You can go a long way towards preventing this pea-soup effect by positioning the feature away from the hottest direct sunlight. Make sure it’s well away from overhanging deciduous trees, too, as falling leaves are likely to clog everything up. For smaller spaces or patios you’re best off with a selfcontained and perhaps wall-mounted feature. There are lots of great self-contained water features available such as terracotta or glazed pot stacks with the water continuously circulated from one container to another by a hidden pump, so you would only need to top it up in the hottest weather to compensate for the effects of evaporation. Spouts and fountains are great fun in a garden. A spitting fish, frog, or gargoyle can add a touch of art – or humour – while its water-jet will oxygenate a pool, reducing algae and keeping the pond-life happy. If you want moving water and the reflections it provides but perhaps have toddlers, a stone-effect millstone with a low centrally-positioned jet spreading ripples of water across its surface is both beautiful and safe. Plants are integral to any pool or pond. Surface-floating plants

such as waterlilies not only look gorgeous but their large, nearcircular, leaves also shade the water’s surface – again, reducing any problems you might have with algae. Waterlilies need still water, though, so they are best avoided if you have a fountain; but a single spitting feature at one end of the pool shouldn’t create too much turbulence for them. Make sure you plant them at the correct depth if you want them to flourish. Plants grown around the edges of pools and ponds are called marginals and do best in shallower water or boggy ground. Use plenty of them: they look gorgeous; they hide unsightly edges and signs of the liner; and they are a haven for wildlife. For a more formal look you’ll want fewer marginals, but some shapely rushes or ferns or some yellow or purple bog-iris will add extra impact. Marginals to consider include yellow-flowered marsh marigold (caltha palustris); white-flowered bog arum (calla palustris); miniature reed-mace (typha minima), perfect if you love bulrushes but don’t have the space for them; water forget-menot (myosotis scorpioides) with their stunningly pretty pale blue flowers; and water and bog iris


15 (eg iris laevigata) with their rich purple blooms. You’ll need about two plants per metre. Water-features attract wildlife, and on summer days you may well be visited by beautiful, colourful dragonflies or mayflies. If there’s any depth of water then many birds may also come to drink and bathe. And remember, even a small pond needs a safe exit-route in case wildlife such as hedgehogs pop by for a drink and inadvertently tumble in. A shallow beach of pebbles at one end should do the trick. If your feature has a sizeable surface, it’s well worth netting it in the autumn to catch falling

leaves. Simple garden netting stretched taut over the surface is ideal. Remove it as necessary, tip off the leaves, and replace it until the worst of the leaf-fall is over. If leaves are allowed to accumulate in the water they’ll not only clog the pumps and reduce the depth of the water, but as they rot down they’ll produce methane gas which is toxic to pond life. In winter, try to stop the water feature from freezing up. If the weather forecast predicts extremely cold temperatures, smaller features are best emptied out completely and the pump cleaned up and stored in the

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shed. Ponds with fish need to have an ice-free area maintained on the surface or the fish may be killed by toxic gasses such as methane building up under the ice. Floating an old football on the surface helps, or you could melt a hole in the ice using the bottom of a pan of very hot water (but don’t pour the water in), repeating when the surface re-freezes.


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Property Watch Southampton

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Discover Business Up to a 1,000 new jobs could be created amid major plans to lengthen Southampton Airport’s runway by 450ft.

A selection of Planning Applications Submitted in April 2014 - Pending Consideration Southampton General Hospital Tremona Road Southampton SO16 6YD: Replacement of existing ground level car park and erection of a two tiered Fast Park car park Englishman Inn 18 English Road Southampton SO15 8QF: Erection of 2 x 2-storey, 2 bedroom houses with associated parking, bin and cycle stores Park Hotel 90 Shirley Road Southampton SO15 3FB; Erection of two-storey extensions to both sides of the building and conversion to provide 11 flats (6 x one-bedroom and 5 x two-bedroom) with associated parking and storage facilities. Mayflower Park Herbert Walker Avenue Southampton; Erection of a Spitfire monument and memorial on the river frontage of the park.

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Heavy rain this winter boosts sales for Chandlers Ford based business, SplashMaps; maps designed for use outdoors whatever the weather.

New retail outlets opening in Whiteley Shopping Centre; Monsoon, Joules and Fussy Nation, creating up to 30 new jobs.

Monroe’s hair salon in Chandlers Ford is under new management with new owner, Christine McCulloch.

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LOCAL WHAT’S ON Open Evening at Barton Peveril College 1st May 5.30-8.30pm Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh SO50 5ZA IT’S A COUNTRY LIFE 4 & 5 May, 4pm to Midnight Hanger Farm Arts Centre Totton College SO40 8FT An evening of fun and dancing in the barn. Fairground games from 4pm. From 6:30pm dance to the Black Sheep band. Adults £12 (under 18’s £3) Suitable for all abilities. Wear your best country themed fancy dress! Tel: 02380 667683 HAMPSHIRE COUNTRY SHOW 4 & 5 May Netley Marsh SO40 7GY A great day for all the family. Adults £12, Concessions £11, Children £4, Under 5 Free. For times and to book tickets visit www.livingheritagecountryshows. com/box-office OPEN GARDEN FOR NGS 4, 5, 11 & 12 May, 2-6pm 16 Lakewood Road, Chandlers Ford SO53 1ES ¾-acre. Azaleas, bog garden, camellias, dogwoods, free-range bantams, kitchen garden, ponds, quiz for children, wildlife areas. Adults £3.50, Children free. Home-made teas. Proceeds to charity.

OPEN GARDEN FOR NGS SOLENT BOAT JUMBLE 17 & 18 May, 1:30-5pm 11 May 6 Breamore Close, Eastleigh Royal Victoria Country Park SO50 4QB Netley SO31 5GA Delightful plant lover’s garden Huge event selling new and with coloured foliage and unusual used - boats, engines, chandlery, plants, giving a tapestry effect of wetsuits, rope, fenders, texture and colour. Magnificent electronics, clothing, life jackets, wisteria over a pergola with fishing tackle and much more. flowers 3ft-4ft long. Adults £3, Adults £4, Children free. www. Children free. Home-made teas. boat-jumbles.co.uk Proceeds to charity. SOLENT BOAT JUMBLE HAMBLE RIVER RAID 11 May 17 May Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Quay, Hamble SO31 4JB Netley SO31 5GA Annual spectacle on the River Huge event selling new and Hamble with a Pig Roast, used - boats, engines, chandlery, refreshments. All proceeds to wetsuits, rope, fenders, Hamble Seascouts. For more electronics, clothing, life jackets, information call 02380 441007 fishing tackle and much more. Adults £4, Children free. www. 10k RACE IN PARK boat-jumbles.co.uk 18 May, 10:30am Royal Victoria Country Park, CURRY AND QUIZ NIGHT Netley SO31 5GA 15 May, 7pm to 10.30pm Organised by the Southampton De Vere Grand Harbour Hotel Athletic Club. Spectators Southampton SO15 1AG welcome. For more details Southampton Hospital Charity about the club please visit www. invites you to an evening to test your mental abilities! Teams of 6-8 southamptonrc.hampshire.org.uk people. Fantastic curry and prizes OUTDOOR SURVIVAL TRAIL for the winners. Book your team, 24 May to 1 June, 10am - 4pm contact Alanna Lee 023 8120 Royal Victoria Country Park 8881 or alanna.lee@uhs.nhs.uk Netley SO31 5GA Follow the self-guided trail to find GERMAN BEER FEST all the things you would need to 17 May, 5pm-11pm survive in the great outdoors. Find Southampton Guildhall, SO14 7LP all the answers to win a prize. Buzzing with live ompha music, vocalist, magical performer, steins £1.50 per trail. For more details visit: www.hants.gov.uk/rvcp of real German ale, sumptuous sausages and pretzels all served by LOST WORLD EXPLORERS traditionally dressed mädchens. Book now 30 May, 10am Eastleigh Museum, 25 High Street to secure your SO50 5LF place at this Investigate creatures from the unforgettable Ice Age and beyond. Morning event. www. session 10am to 12pm, afternoon beerfestuk. com £10 each session 1.30pm to 3.30pm. £2 per participating child, or £15 on the accompanying adults are free. door. Call 07595214770 for details.


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7 June, 11am-4pm The Point and Leigh Rd Recreation Ground, Eastleigh SO50 9DE Crafts and fashion fair with designer-maker stalls, fashion catwalk shows, live DJ sets, creative workshops. Free Entry. For more information and a list of designer stalls, exhibitors and catwalk show times visit: www.facebook.com/ eastleighenlivenproject. OPEN GARDEN FOR NGS 15 June, 2-6pm Merdon Manor, Merdon Castle Lane, Hursley SO21 2JJ 5-acre country garden surrounded by spectacular views. Roses, shrub walk, container plants, wild pond, with special secret walled garden. Adults £4, Children free. Home-made teas. Proceeds to charity.

HAMPSHIRE FARMERS MARKETS 22 June, 10am-2pm Bedford Place, Southampton SO15 2DF Savour the delights of truly local food reared, grown, baked, caught & brewed in Hampshire. Visit: www.hampshirefarmersmarkets. co.uk

at 7:30pm on the third Friday of each month (except August) at the Central Baptist Church, Devonshire Road, Polygon, Southampton. For membership details contact: Terry Winsborough at contactsus@fsmail.net.

FAMILY VAULTS WALK 22 June, 2pm Main Gate, Cemetery Road Southampton SO15 7NN Tour around the Old Cemetery looking at the Family Vaults (not going into them- unsafe) The South & their history. Walks approx. 90 minutes. Walks are free but donations welcome. Call 07538888655 for more information.

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LAKESIDE FAMILY FUN EVENING 28 June 5:30-8pm Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway Wide Lane SO50 5PE Bouncy castle, face painting, circus skills. To benefit Autism Hampshire. Call 01489 880881. Entry £1 per person and includes a train ride. RACE FOR LIFE 6 July Southampton Common SO15 7NN Walk, jog, dance or run 5k and 10k events to raise money for Cancer Research. The country’s largest women-only fundraising event. For more information visit: raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/ choose-your-event/southampton. html CLUBS SOUTHAMPTON & DISTRICT NUMISMATIC SOCIETY The club encourages members in the study and collection of coins, medals, tokens and banknotes. New members always welcome. A varied programme of events throughout the year, they meet

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Tree surgeons

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Southampton Counselling

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Computing

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Crown House, 28 Winchester Road, Romsey, SO51 8AA Support agents for John Lewis

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Loft ladders

Locksmith

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Specialist in: • Appliance servicing, breakdowns and repairs • Boiler servicing, repairs and replacements • Central heating installations • Landlord safety inspections • Worcester Bosch accredited installer of gas & solar • 5 year guarantee on new installations • Power flushing • Free estimates • Call us for the latest deals

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