It looks like a new Fishing Shop is opening in Wellington Way in Waterlooville Precinct. After the demise of “Waterlooville Camping” that was located on the A3 near to the Woodpecker Pub, the area has been bereft of an Angling Shop. I’ll be honest – I haven’t fished since I was a teenager and I … Continue reading this article ››
Councillors, local people and local businesses are uniting to restore the Goddess Of Victory to Horndean War Memorial. The original monument to World War 1 was dedicated on July 21, 1920 and was unveiled by Lady Drury-Lowe. The statue displayed the ‘Goddess Of Victory’ which stood 2 metres tall. In 1964 a car accident occurred and … Continue reading this article ››
If your journey is crucial. And you are late. You are more important than anyone else on the road. Go ahead and use the red “Emergency Lane”. It’s only a £60 fine.
Short footage of a Cub Scout Parade (this is the Horndean Cubs!) sometime in the 1980’s, or late 70’s.
Focus Sounds in Waterlooville, established 40 years ago, has announced they are closing down. Stock is half-price during their closing down sale – please do pop in and support owner Steve and his staff one last time during their stock clearance sale. I have fond memories of this store – and purchasing many 12″ singles … Continue reading this article ››
The Curzon Rooms (or at least what was left of it) burnt down under suspicious circumstances. Police were unable to charge anyone with arson. Planning permission was then granted to knock down the burnt out and derelict building and turn the site into a car park. The car park is busy, but please do Pay … Continue reading this article ››
A new restaurant has opened in Cowplain, there is a new Sheriff in Town! Broncos Steakhouse Cowplain promises ‘Five Star Service with a Smile’ and sells steak ‘challenges’ of 72 ounces. 72 ounces is just over two kilograms – I can’t begin to imagine how big that is. I took a look at the menu displayed … Continue reading this article ››
In August 2013 the Yord Doi Thai Cuisine closed it’s doors – leaving a perfectly preserved and well set out restaurant. All the places had been set, and linen washed. The only clue that the restaurant had closed was the growing mountain of mail on the doorstop. We’d visited with restaurant in it’s previous incarnation, … Continue reading this article ››