• Glazing Blog

    The team at Specsavers in Aldershot were delighted to get a visit from an Aldershot VIP recently - none other than X-Factor contestant, Jack Mason. Jack popped into his local opticians this month to collect his new Superdry and Diesel frames. Despite being knocked out in this Saturday’s show, the team believes he oozes X-Factor appeal in his new frames.Mark Dunn, store director at Aldershot [...]

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    A vital step in making sure the redevelopment of The Galleries in Aldershot goes ahead has been taken by Rushmoor Borough Council (RBC).The council’s cabinet has agreed in principle to relinquish its land interests in the High Street multi-storey car park so that it can be included in The Galleries redevelopment. It has also agreed in principle to take a long-term lease on a new 250-space [...]

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    The plans were made public on Monday (December 30) by the Rushmoor Development Partnership (RDP), a joint venture between Rushmoor Borough Council and Hill Investment Partnerships.They include redeveloping a significant part of Union Street, from the former Marks and Spencer store down to Wellington Street and through to the High Street. The redevelopment would be centred around an [...]

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    Aldershot Glaziers New Years Video

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    Aldershot Glaziers Christmas Video

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    This weather this winter, so far, has been strange. In the wetlands of the North the garden is turning green, but it moss keen to grow in the warm damp. In some ways the garden looks a little like early spring, there are buds on the Magnolia, leaves on the Honeysuckle and the daffs are up; but everywhere bears the tell tale browness of winter. As the monsoon has abated I managed to get [...]

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    This is a much asked question. The garden centres and on line sellers have summer season bed linen prepared to buy, however is now the right time? The short answer is no, or no unless you can grow the plants on under glass. Bedding plants hurt, which implies they are not frost hardy, and that suggests any frost or snow, which some parts of the nation are struggling with, will kill the [...]

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    Autumn is a good time to work in the borders. The soil is still warm so its helpful for planting and it matters less what gets trampled on. It is an ideal time to access the borders, move plants around and divide up herbaceous perennials. I have just dug out several elderly (5 years plus) perennials which didn't flower very well this season. These were mainly Hemerocallis, and Crocosmia [...]

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    "They take sheer joy from every moment of life. Nothing is as effervescent as those children walking in today" Two generations, up to 91 years apart in age, are being brought together through intergenerational activities in an Aldershot day centre.The elderly participants at the Shawfield Day Centre in Ash, were visited by five children between three and four years old on Tuesday (November[...]

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