Autumn 2011 Newsletter

Summer Show
It was generally agreed that the Show this year was a success, even though the entries were down. “Bursting with Colour” was the heading in The Portsmouth News, with contributions described as superb in the report.

We would like to extend a big thank you to all concerned in whatever capacity on making the day a success.

Prize Winners

Mr Peter Rogers
J.V. Knight Memorial Trophy
Havant & District Horticultural Society Open Challenge Cup
Southern Electric Flower Cup
Bedhampton Cup

Mr Don Hall
Havant Borough Council Cup
National Vegetable Society Medal

Mr Roy Harding
Moore Dahlia Cup
National Dahlia Society Bronze & Silver Medals

Mrs Ann Buckley
Wilson Cup
Harrison Trophy

Mrs Rita Sands
Marsh Trophy
Kay Haw Trophy

Mrs Vivienne Barber
Langstone Cup

Maureen & Rex Ballard-Neale
Paine Cup

Mrs Carol Copland
Dewhurst Rose Bowl

Mrs Rita Sandy & Mrs Bunnage
Nisbet Rose Bowl

Miss Millie-May Hoare
Denville Rose Bowl

Master Matthew Costall
Clarke-Jervois Childrens Cup


A.G.M. Important Reminder
The Annual General Meeting is upon us again, it is to be held on the 30th November at 7.30pm in the United Reformed Church Elm Lane Havant. At our A.G.M. business is always kept to a minimum and attendees always enjoy refreshments and the cheery message from Brian Kidd, our President.  The existing committee is willing to stand for another year but new blood is always welcome as well as ideas for the society to take up. We would like to see as many of you as we can at the meeting, as this is the time of year when you can have your say and tell us what subjects we can bring to you with our monthly speakers.

The Hayling Island Bookshop presents
An Evening with Alan Titchmarsh 

Wednesday 7th December at 7pm, Hayling Island Community Centre

Alan will give a talk about his work and his latest book, The Complete Countryman. Audience members can then buy his books and have their books signed and dedicated by him. Tickets are available now from the Hayling Island Bookshop (02392) 466620 at £5 each. The whole of the ticket will be refunded off the cost of the new book bought at the event for signing by Alan. Alan’s “How to Garden” books will also be available to buy and have signed.

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