Feilding Herald : December 1st 2011
19 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011 NEWS tick toc tick tock If you're thinking of starting a family, it's best not to take your fertility for granted because it doesn't last forever. But, with a simple check, it's easy to find out exactly where you stand. To make an appointment with a specialist in Palmerston North, or to simply check out your biological clock, go to www.fertilityassociates.co.nz or call 0800 10 28 28. We've been welcoming Kiwi babies into the world for over 24 years, with more than 11,000 babies born so far. Soifyouthinkwecanbeofhelpto you, please contact us. When it comes to fertility, we understand. Hendo/FAL 052 We re nearing the end of another year and your biological clock is still ticking! Call Fertility Associates 0800 10 28 28 www.fertilityassociates.co.nz 4179140AA WINDOW AND DOOR SOLUTIONS 586 Tremaine Avenue, Palmerston North Phone 06 355 4020 email: firstname.lastname@example.org 4082731AA Nebulite Aluminium Window and Door Solutions Suppliers & Installers for: • New Homes • Alterations & additions • Inserts to existing timber windows • Commercial projects • "Sensomatic" Auto Door Operators • Office internal glazed partitions • "Insol" shade louvres • "Aluma" ballustrades CLUB NEWS AND RESULTS FLAG 500, Nov 24: Red Flag: Doreen Broadbent. Winners: Betty Tantrum, Doreen Broadbent, Kay Griffin, Anne Smith, Travelling Prize: Kay Griffin, Raffle: Anne Smith. BRIDGE Feilding Contract Bridge Club prize giving -- Senior Championship Pairs: Clare Tansley and Dale Bain; Junior Championship Pairs: Barbara Robinson and Judy Humphrey. Corrick Cup: Mike Park; President's Trophy: Mike Park; The Doug Gollan Memorial Trophy: Doug Bennett; The Cora Ewart Memorial Trophy: Barbara Robinson; The Taylor Trophy: Jenny Tuck. Next year the club will be running another session of bridge lessons which will start in March/April. Anyone interested in attending these lessons please ring Shirley ph: 323 6286 SPEECH Speech and drama exam results On November 19, five speech and drama pupils of Leanne Melbye sat their Trinity Guildhall examinations under English examiner, Mrs Valerie- Rose Hartman. Having trained in London and Paris, Mrs Hartman is herself a successful playwright, director and communication consultant and over the past decade has taken on the role of examiner for Trinity Guildhall. Each of Leanne's pupils gained the highest award of distinction in their respective exams with marks ranging from 86 per cent to 91 per cent . The successful pupils and their grades passed are as follows: Grade 2 -- Kayla Fenn, Hannah Grace; Grade 4 -- Rebekah Lockhart, Saffron Tennant; Grade 5 (Performing Text) -- Lauren Harrigan. Gardeners showcase hard work KEEP FEILDING BEAUTIFUL'S 2011 GARDEN COMPETITION Greens and things: Tall broad beans and colourful silverbeet feature in this winning vegetable garden, but it was the borage (blue flowers) which attracted the eyes of the judge. Borage attracts bees, essential to a good crop of beans and fruit. Colourful: The winning small new garden is at Sylvia Dexter's Manawatu Community Trust unit. She also won the Pedley Cup for the best garden in the Manawatu Community Trust units. Every year Feilding gardeners with gardens of all sizes and ages from new residents in Community Trust flats to established large gardens, enter their gardens in the KFB garden compe- tition. The competition has been run for more than 30 years, with new gardens being entered every year. Participation in this competition and in other KFB activities counts towards the overall total for the KNZB Towns Award. As there is no Beautiful Towns Awards for 2012, each entry in the gar- den competition will count towards the KFB entry in 2013. The judge of the Keep Feilding Beau- tiful (KFB) Garden Competition did not visit all the Manawatu Community Trust units this year as the trust is holding its own internal competition. The KFB committee made the decision this year not to approach the businesses which have generously supported the competition with prizes in previous years, due to the economic downturn. Businesses are very generous but they are being approached by hundreds of organisations for donations for prizes or raffles every year,'' chairwoman Del Gibb said. Our winners receive cups and runners-up received certificates only this year.'' Those who attended the swap-a-plant day when the prize winners were announced also enjoyed afternoon tea. Mrs Gibb, who accompanied the judge around every garden which was entered in the competition, front and back, said those who entered this year can be very proud of their efforts whether they were large or small, new or old gardens. There were some really great vege table gardens and the judge did not find it easy to pick just one winner. She was full of praise for all the gardens.'' Best lawn Philip Higgan, 10 Pukekawa Pl. The judge said she felt she was walking on a carpet, weed-free and beauti- fully manicured. She was also most impressed with all other lawns entered in the competition. Native section Kath Harris, 2 Sunrise Heights. This is a very attractive native area which showed a good example of what can be done in a small area of a garden. Hanging baskets Kath Eastwood, 17 Russell St. A good number of attractive baskets, when in full bloom they must be a wonderful display. New small garden Sylvia Dexter 17/121 Denbigh St. A great effort, lovely warmth of colour, the owner must love gardening, she shows such pride. HC Liz Waller, 30 Drake St, an attract- ive small garden, great landscaping and everywhere the eye looked, something attractive turned up. Well done. New medium-sized garden . Tony Herlihy, 3 Pryde Place. This new garden had been established and thought and colour has given it a vibrant atmosphere. Old small garden Kath Eastwood, 17 Russell St, a good number of entries in this sec- tion but this lovely small home gar- den appealed, for its colour, small shrubs, hanging baskets, potted plants and a lovely vegetable gar- den. VHC John Camplin 8 St John's Close. A beautifully presented garden, plenty of colour, immaculately kept. Well done. VHC Alan Sanson 5A Bailey St. Lovely entrant. A very colour co-ordinated garden with small individual gar- dens of colour. Old medium-sized garden B and D Holman 31 Derby St. Plenty of colour and obviously a well worked and loved garden well done. Old large garden Robyn Lundin, 11 Fitzroy St. The work that has gone into this very attractive garden was over- whelming. The use of angles gave it interesting dynamics. I do not think I could find any- thing that was not in this relaxing and beautiful display of plants and colour. A great effort. VHC Reena Wallis, 120 Warwick St. This is another lovely garden, very organised, which will be delightful to view when the roses are in bloom. It would make a lovely picture post- card. Lovely varying shades of trees. Children's garden Very few entries this year. Winner: Mikaylah Ritter, 9 Monmouth St. Good effort. Well done. Vegetable section D Dorset, 5 Denbigh St. A culinary delight with a good variety of plantings. The vegetable garden section was well supported this year and it was extremely difficult to find a winner, but the judge was most impressed with the high standard of gardening and selection of produce. Well done to all. Best street Only those streets which are entered by the public are judged. This year it was Cedar Cres. Pedley Pensioners' Cup Mrs Gibb said it was strange not to visit every community house flat this year, but some of the hardy residents entered their gardens into the Small Garden section. More than 30 years ago KFB put that sec- tion into the garden competition to encourage people in the pensioner flats to uplift their areas. The win- ner of this cup for 2011 is Sylvia Dexter. Her garden is a real credit to her. The gem of a garden is judged by public vote and is only visited by the judge if two or more gardens receive the same number of votes. Winner 39a Cedar Cres. Others nominated were 41 Cedar Cres, 37 Derby St, 6 Sunrise Heights, 4 Puketiro Dr, 17 Dewe Ave, 122 Warwick St, 114A West St, 2/21 Denbigh St, and 16 Willowbank Dr.
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