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    JUBILEE specialCelebrating the Queens Jubilee

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    Theres lots to do in Rushmoor to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee!By Cllr Peter Moyle, Leader of Rushmoor Borough Council

    Welcome to this special edition of Arena, created to help you and your family celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee.

    Theres lots going on in Aldershot and Farnborough, and this electronic magazine aims to bring you the lowdown on key events taking place to celebrate this special occasion.

    Our Whats On pages list a selection of the many Jubilee and Olympic-themed community events and concerts happening over the next few weeks.

    Victoria Day, on Saturday June 2, is set to be the boroughs biggest event with a parade through the town, the opening of the Jubilee bandstand in Princes Gardens and a screening of a film showing Aldershots Coronation celebrations in 1953.

    Over in Farnborough, theres the open air concert at Knellwood War Memorial Home and many community fun days to look forward to.

    If youre holding a street party, this issue includes tips and advice on games, food and how to recycle the rubbish afterwards.

    The magazine is also packed with fascinating photographs that show how people celebrated the Queens Coronation in Aldershot and Farnborough in 1953.

    I hope you enjoy this special edition of Arena, and have time to enjoy some of the wonderful celebration events taking place across the borough over the next few weeks.


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    Produced by: Rushmoor Borough Council, Council Offices, Farnborough Road, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 7JU Tel: 01252 398 399 Website: www.rushmoor.gov.uk Email: [email protected] While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, Rushmoor Borough Council does not accept liability for any error or omission.

    4 60 years of the Queens reign5 Victoria Day celebrations6 Whats on8 Street parties9 1953 Coronation celebrations10 1953 newspaper extracts12 1953 street parties13 News14 Out and about15 Royal visit to Aldershot

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    THe DiAmOND Jubilee WeekeND liNe-uP Saturday 2 June to Tuesday 5 June

    There are several big events taking place in London to mark The Queens Diamond Jubilee. Many will be broadcast live on TV.

    Dont forget to check out our Whats On pages for the local events celebrating this special occasion.

    SunDay 3 JunEThames River PagentUp to a thousand boats decorated with bunting and Union flags will sail along a seven-mile stretch of the River Thames as part of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. Around 30,000 members of the public are set to take part in the pageant and a million people are expected to line the route to watch.Find out more about the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant at: www.thamesdiamondjubileepageant.org

    MOnDay 4 JunEThe BBC Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace will be broadcast live on BBC One and BBC Radio 2 during the evening. The concert is being organised by the BBC and pop star Gary Barlow and is set to feature some of the biggest names from the worlds of music, dance and musical theatre.

    Jubilee BeaconsA network of more than 4,000 beacons will be lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, along with the Commonwealth and UK Overseas Territories. Beacons will be lit between 10pm and 10.30pm.Find out more here: www.diamondjubileebeacons.co.uk

    TuESDay 5 JunEService of ThanksgivingThe Queen and other members of the Royal Family will attend a service at St Pauls Cathedral. A special prayer, written at The Queens direction by the Chapter of St Pauls Cathedral in honour of the Diamond Jubilee, will be included in the service.

    Queens ProcessionSenior members of the Royal Family will take part in a carriage procession between Westminster Hall and Buckingham Palace. Up to 10,000 members of the public, who won tickets in a national ballot, are set to watch the procession. At the palace there will be a balcony appearance and an RAF flypast.

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    60 years of the Queens reignHer Majesty the Queen came to the throne on 6 February 1952 and her coronation took place on 2 June 1953.

    She celebrated her Silver Jubilee (25 years) in 1977 and her Golden Jubilee (50 years) in 2002.

    You can find out more about the Queen and her reign on the official Diamond Jubilee website www.thediamondjubilee.org.

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  • WHATS On... Entertainmentand live performances in the new Princes Gardens bandstand Grandparadethrough the town at 11am featuring local groups, classic cars and a horse-drawn carriage Marketstallsalongthe main shopping streets Childrensfarm

    TheDallasDonkeys Childrensfunfairrides Livemusic Aclassiccarshow

    For more information about Victoria Day visit www.rushmoor.gov.uk/victoriaday or like the Victoria Day page on Facebook. victoriadayaldershot

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    Celebrate the Diamond Jubilee in AldershotVictoria Day, aldershots biggest free family event, takes place on Saturday 2 June.

    This year it has a 1950s theme, to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee.

    The fun starts at 10am in Aldershot town centre, with a parade through the town at 11am.

    As well as traditional Victoria Day entertainment, the day will include the official opening of the new Princes Gardens bandstand and performance area, built to mark the Queens Diamond Jubilee.

    as part of the Victoria Day celebrations, well be screening aldershot Celebrates the Coronation, the original film made to show the town celebrating the Coronation of the Queen.

    Well show the film on the big screen in the Princes Hall on Victoria Day, Saturday 2 June, after the opening

    of the new bandstand.The 50 minute film shows the

    town as it was in 1953 covered in bunting, flowers and Union flags to mark the special occasion. It also includes clips of many of the street parties that took place, the military celebrations and families gathering around the television to watch the Coronation itself.

    It was made by Aldershot Borough Surveyor F W Taylor and Mr F S Stay.

    The film is in colour and black and white and accompanied by music from the original screening.

    Come along and see if you can spot anyone you know!

    For more information visit www.rushmoor.gov.uk/victoriaday

    Watch Aldershots 1953 Coronation celebrations on the big screen!

    FREE SCREEningSaT 12.30PM & 2.30PM

  • Victoria DaySaturday 2 June, 10am to 5pmAldershot town centreActivities and family entertainment include a parade through the town at 11am and the official opening of the Jubilee community bandstand.This year Victoria Day will have a 50s theme to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee. For more information visit www.rushmoor.gov.uk/victoriaday

    Right Royal Fun at aldershot Military MuseumSaturday 2 June to Saturday 9 June 2012, 11amQueens Avenue, AldershotActivities are free but a donation is requested for art materials.Drop-in activities include designing your own bunting, making a Union Jack and designing a crown and sceptre.

    Jubilee BBQ at the Duke of yorkMonday 4 June, 1pmWeyborne Road, AldershotThe Duke of York is hosting a party to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee and the pubs centenary year. The event will include bands playing live swing, jazz and jive music, a BBQ, raffle and a cake sale. All proceeds to Phyllis Tuckwell hospice in Farnham.Guests are encouraged to dress up as a character from the past 100 years.

    Jubilee Day at the Pictures (The Queen, The young Victoria, The Kings Speech)Wednesday 6 JunePrinces Hall, AldershotTo celebrate the Jubilee, tickets for each film will only cost the price of going to the cinema in 1952, 1s/8d (8p in todays money).The Queen will be shown at 2.30pm, The Young Victoria at 5pm and The Kings Speech at 7.30pm.For more information or to book tickets visit www.princeshall.com or call the Princes Hall Box Office on 01252 329 155.

    Kings & Queens Storytelling Day Friday 8 June 11am, 1.30pm and 3pmAldershot Military Museum, Queens Avenue, Aldershot3 per person JoinstorytellerMikeOLearyforasessionofspellbindingtales of princes, princesses, kings and queens. To book tickets call 01252 314 598.

    Well Meet again - The Diamond Jubilee ShowPrinces Hall, AldershotFriday 8 June, 2.30pm10.50 - 12.50For more information or to book tickets to this nostalgic show visit www.princeshall.com or call the Princes Hall Box Office on 01252 329 155.

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    CELEBRaTE THE JuBiLEEin Aldershot and Farnborough!

    Theres lots happening in Rushmoor to celebrate the Queens Diamond

    Jubilee. From themed concerts to big public events, theres

    a packed programme of activities this summer.



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    north Camp Matters Community association Summer FayreQueens Road Recreation Ground, North CampSaturday 16 June, Midday to 4pmThe north Camp Summer Fayre has a Jubilee and Olympic theme. As well as a Kings and Queens fancy dress procession, there will be a mini fun Olympics on the recreation ground.

    Para Falklands 30Sunday, 17 June, 1.30pmAldershot Town CentreMilitary parade commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Falklands conflict. For more information visit www.paracharity.org/falklands30

    Knellwood Open air Summer ConcertSunday 24 June, 3pmGrounds of Knellwood War Memorial Home, Canterbury Road, FarnboroughBring your own picnic and chair for an afternoon outdoor concert in the grounds of the Victorian country house. Music provided by the Rushmoor Concert Band. Tea, coffee, cakes and ice cream on sale. For more information contact Amanda Stallard on 01252 327 671 or email [email protected]

    The Rushmoor Choir Summer Concert Music for a Royal OccasionSaturday 7 July, 7.30pmChrist Church, Church Crookham 10 in advance, 12 on the doorMusic for a Royal Occasion will include works by Handel, Boyce and Walton as well as some madrigals and lighter music.For more information visit www.rushmoorchoir.org.uk or email [email protected]

    Southwood 2012Sunday 8 July, 11am to 4pmSouthwood Wodland, FarnboroughSouthwood 2012 will include sports and cultural activities such as The Southwood Mile, tug-of-war, face painting, nepalese drumming and dancing, games, storytelling and a BBQ. The event is being organised by Rushmoor HealthyLiving.Formoreinformation,contactChristinePieters on 01252 362 660 or visit www.rhl.org.uk

    The Royal Corps of Transport Concert Band Diamond Jubilee ConcertSaturday 14 July, 2pmPrinces Hall, Aldershot10AconcerttoraisemoneyfortheBritshLimblessEx-ServiceMens Association and they Mayors charities, and to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. For more information, contact Roger Sanders on 01252 692 026 or to book tickets call the Princes Hall Box Office on 01252 329 155.

    The popular aldershot garrison Show takes place at Queens Parade, aldershot on Saturday 23 June.

    More than 20,000 people are expected to attend this years show, which marks Rushmoors celebration of Armed Forces Day and the contribution made by serving soldiers and their families, veterans and the cadets.

    As well stalls and exhibitors, a funfair and kids games, the show features community events and interactive army sports. The day ends with an arena show featuring top display teams including the Parachute Regiment Freefall Team The Red Devils and Imps motorcycle display team.

    For up to date information about the show visit www.facebook.com/aldershotarmyshow or www.armyshow.co.uk

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    Princes Mead shopping centre in Farnborough will be open from 10am to 4pm across the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend.

    To mark the Jubilee celebrations the centre is offering free themed face painting from midday until 4pm on Saturday 2 June. On Saturday 9 June, there will be free table football in the mall from 11am to 4pm.

    donKEy dErByDonkey races, a funfair and live dance performancesare just some of the activities on offer at the Farnborough Donkey Derby this year!

    This popular annual event will take place on Sunday 27 May at King George V Playing Field, off Sycamore Road, Farnborough.

    The show, which is organised by the Rotary Clubs of Farnborough, Rushmoor and Blackwater Valley, opens at midday. Entrycosts1.50foradultsand1forchildren.

    For more information visit http://rushmoorrotary.hampshire.org.uk/dd




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  • There are more than a dozen street parties taking place across Aldershot and Farnborough to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee.

    While it is too late register a new event with us in time for the Jubilee weekend, theres still plenty of time to organise a smaller get-together with your friends and neighbours in your garden.

    For top tips on hosting a party visit www.thebiglunch.co.uk and www.streetsalive.org.uk.

    Jubilee foodGet everybody to bring along a dish

    or hold a cake baking contest so everyone is involved in the food preparations!TheBigLunchwebsitehassome

    recipe ideas including salads, pastries, pizzas and cakes.

    Jubilee decorationsFrom union flags to colourful bunting,

    there are lots of ways to brighten up your street for a Jubilee celebration you could even plant red, white and blue flowers and enter your garden into our Rushmoor in Bloom competition (see page 14 for more information). Its easy to make your own paper chains or bunting. For downloadable templates visit www.thebiglunch.co.uk

    Jubilee gamesGames are a great way to break the ice,

    and you dont need much equipment for traditional games like British Bulldog, or to hold a mini sports day. If your guests are crafty why not hold a crown decorating contest?



    Top tips8 Street Parties www.rushmoor.gov.uk

    Dont forget to recycle bottles and cans when youre clearing up after your street party or Jubilee celebrations.


    You can use your blue storage box or basket (or purple wheelie bin if you live in a flat) for all types and colours of glass bottles and jars (no lids).

    Cans and plastic bottles should be rinsed and put in your blue recycling bin. For a full list of what can be recycled visit www.rushmoor.gov.uk/recycling


    We collect recycling every fortnight and will empty your glass recycling at the same time as your blue recycling bin.

    Dont forget, your collection day will change due to the Jubilee bank holiday. You can find out when your next collection will be by logging onto our website and using our In My Area tool - www.rushmoor.gov.uk/inmyarea

    You can also take glass to the many bottle banks within supermarket and park car parks across Rushmoor.

    Jubilee recycling

    Please dont put any broken glass or Pyrex in your glass recycling box or bin. These should be carefully wrapped and put in the bin with your normal rubbish.

    1. The original programme from the Coronation tea party, held at Greenwood Close, Aldershot. Programme provided by Jenny Durham. 2,3,4,&6. Parents and children from Twelve Acre Crescent, Farnborough, enjoy a Coronation street party. Photos provided by Malcolm Knight. 5. Stewart Currie flies the Union Flag at the Coronation party at Greenwood Close, Aldershot. Photo provided by Jenny Durham.





  • DiD yOu KnOW? Tocelebratethecoronation,theMinistry of Food announced a bonus ration of an extra pound of sugar and four ounces of margarine for all households. AldershotBoroughCouncilspenta totalof1756ontheCoronation celebrations(6in1952/3and 1570in1953/4).Thatsaround 40,000intodaysmoney. SilkfromsilkwormsatFarnborough Abbey was used in the Queens Coronation robes. Monks at Farnborough Abbey (image 7) blessed the silk before it was sent off.

    We peeked inside the 1952/53 minute books from aldershot Borough Council and borrowed a copy of the Farnborough Chronicle from historian Jo gosney to find out how aldershot and Farnborough celebrated the Queens Coronation in 1953.


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    7. Children in fancy dress at the Twelve Acre Crescent, Farnborough, Coronation street party. Photos by Mary Mullins (pictured as Red Riding

    hood) and provided by Malcolm Knight. 8. Families from Greenwood Close, Aldershot, pose for a group

    photo. Photo provided by Jenny Durham. 9. Monks from Farnborough Abbey take silk for the Queens

    Coronation robe into the Abbey to be blessed. Photo provided by Jo Gosney. 10. Families at the Twelve

    Acre Crescent, Farnborough, Coronation street party. Photo provided by Malcolm Knight.

    Continued on page 10.


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    All set for tea at the Prince Charles Cresent and Sherwin Cresent party in Farnborough.

    Extracts from the Farnborough Chronicle... The local newspaper produced two special editions to mark the Queens Coronation. Here are some snippets from the issue published on Friday 5 June, 1953.

    About400peopletookadvantage of television facilities provided free at the Aldershot Wesley Hall and watched the Coronation processions

    and service on Tuesday. The Grosvenor Road Methodist

    Church made the hall available and Sound Television installed the set free of charge.

    PatientsinFarnboroughandCove War Memorial Hospital saw the Coronation processions and service on three sets installed for the occasion by Smiths Radio. One set was in the Maternity Home and two in the Hospital.

    Parentsofchildrenunderschool age resident in Farnborough who have not yet received Coronation souvenir mugs may obtain them from the Clerks Department, Town Hall, on production of the childs ration book. [The mugs cost 1s. 6d. each]

    Continued on page 12.

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    Children crowd around for a presentat

    ion of prizes at St Peters

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    rts in the sunshine.

    These very happy children, who are waving at the

    Aldershot News cameraman, are the children of

    Upper Lysons Road and Vine Street.

    The Aldershot Town Band is about to lead a procession of Boxalls Lane children to their Coronation celebrations.

    Everybody was well warmed up at the big Oaken Copse Cresent, Farnborough Coronation day and ready for an afternoon and evening of jollification.

  • CRiMEa ROaDAlderman and Mrs CJ Porter were guests at the Crimea Road party, where 116 children were given tea in Mr norths garage.Eachchildreceiveda

    two shilling piece. They presented the two oldest women in the road, Mrs Blake and Mrs Holloway, with canisters of tea, and the oldest man, Mr McAdam, with cigarettes.

    QuEEnS ROaD50 children attended the party,heldintheWestEndMission, which was opened by Aldershot comedian, ArthurEnglish.CouncillorBrown gave 50 apples and 50 oranges and each child was presented with savings stamps worth 5s and a quarter pound of sweets or chocolate.

    uPPER LySOnS ROaD anD VinE STREETA telegram from the Queen, thanking the children for their message of good wishes, was read out at the street party. 90 children had tea and were presented with a piece of Coronation crown. William Powells band played for dancing in the street until midnight.

    KingSWay ESTaTEProbably the biggest party took place at the childrens playground at the Kingsway estate. It was attended by 350 children from Kingsway, Sandford Road, Kings Road, Western Road and Pavilion Road.ArthurEnglishopenedthe party.

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    The lads of the village toasting the Queen at their Coronation banquet

    and ball. insert - the Mayoress accompanied by the Mayor

    is presented with a bouquet.

    Competitors in Oak Road, Farnborough, street party fancy dress competition were glad they chose the

    sunny Saturday for their party.

    Theprizeforbest-decoratedstreetin Farnborough was won by Hindell Close. The oldest lady in the road accepted the plaque presented on behalf of the Coronation Committee by the Coronation Prince and Princess. Agifttothevalueof5isalso to be given to the Road.

    AfilmoftheFarnboroughCelebrations isbeingmadethisweekbyMrE.P Gredington, a documentary photographer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment.Usinghisown equipment, he will film highlights of the week and the finished film, which will run for half an hour, will have the final 10 minutes in colour.

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    JUNE 1953

  • AlDERShoT BoRough CounCilS 1952/1953 minuTE Book


    Coronation events and activities in aldershot included: A Church Parade Service at the Royal Garrison Church of All Saints on Coronation Sunday, the 31st May, at 11am. according to the minute book: This Church Parade was a fitting start to the Coronation Week and his Worship the Mayor had accepted the invitation on behalf of the Council: he hoped that as many members as possible would attend the service.

    TheCouncilwasallocated 11 seats for the Coronation ProcessioninLondon.

    Ticketscost4eachandwereto be paid for by the person attending the event. According to the minute book, the Mayor was unable to attend owing to the number of engagements which he had during the week of the Coronation. Coronation Celebrations in Aldershot finished with a Drumhead Service at the Aldershot Recreation Ground at 3pm on Sunday 7 June.

    Well be screening the film aldershot Celebrates the Coronation at the Princes Hall during Victoria Day on Saturday June 2 for FREE!

    you are probably familiar with our fortnightly recycling collections, when we empty the paper, card, plastic bottles and cans in your blue bin.

    Better battery recycling

    How to recycle your batteries1. Lookoutforthebatteryrecyclingbags being dropped through your letterbox in the coming weeks.2. Fill the bag with your used or unwanted batteries. We accept most portable batteries that will fit inside the bag. See our website for a full list.3. Well collect your full battery bag on the same day as your recycling. Just put the bag on the bin lid on collection day.

    in my areaWant to know when you bin will be collected or where your nearest recycling point is? Check out the In My Area tool on our website, www.rushmoor.gov.uk/inmyarea

    Farnborough airshowThe Farnborough International Airshow takes place this summer, and will be open to the public on 14 and 15 July.

    To mark the Queens Diamond Jubilee there will be a special patriotic flying display as well as themed activities and a dedicated family arena with thrill rides and interactive exhibits.

    This year there will also be limited public tickets for a Jubilee Day on 13 July, where the public will have access to four trade exhibition halls.

    For more information and tickets visit www.farnborough.com

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    From July well start collecting used or unwanted batteries from your home too, on the same day we take your recycling.

    Find out more about battery recycling at www.rushmoor.gov.uk/batteryrecycling

    JUNE 1953

  • Help Farnborough and aldershot look its best during the Queens Diamond Jubilee and Olympic celebrations by taking part in Rushmoor in Bloom.

    The annual competition is open to everyone and is a great reason to spruce up your garden so its looking tip top in time for this summers special events.

    This years competition includes more than ten gardening categories, an allotment competition and separate classes for schools and nurseries.

    If youre a keen gardener

    theres still time to enter this yearscontest.Entrytothegardening competition is free and closes on 25 June. To register, fill in the form at www.rushmoor.gov.uk/rushmoorinbloom Allotment holders are entered automatically.

    Judging for the gardening competition takes place between 9 and 18 July and allotments are visited in June and September.

    All entrants are invited to the awards ceremony at the Princes Hall on 17 September, where the best entries, and winners of gold, silver-gilt, silver and bronze awards are announced.

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    aldershots Jubilee bandstandThe bandstand will be officially opened at 12 noon on Saturday, 2 June as part of the towns Victoria Day celebrations.Earlierthisyearresidentswereinvitedtogive

    their views on the design of the bandstand. The chosen design has a Victorian feel with a contemporary twist, and will provide a large performance space for local concert bands, musicians and even market stalls. A time capsule, put together by children from Talavera Junior School in Aldershot, showing what life is like in 2012, is buried underneath.

    A series of summer concerts is being planned, and a number of school bands from Rushmoors twin towns are lined up to perform in the bandstand as part of the national Bandstand Marathon on Sunday 9th September (www.bandtsandmarathon.org.uk)

    To find out more about the bandstand visit www.rushmoor.gov.uk/bandstand

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  • The Queen visited aldershot in 1963. She travelled by train and there was a guard of honour when she arrived at aldershot station.

    During the visit, Her Majesty toured Miss Daniells Soldiers Home in Barrack Road and attended a service at the Royal Garrison Church (which was commemorating its centenary) where there was a march-past. The royal party ate lunch at the Government House Officers Mess, then visited the Cambridge Military Hospital and the Mons Officer Cadet School.

    Members of the public lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the Royal party passing by.

    The Queens visit to aldershot

    Pictures from The Aldershot News, August 1963

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  • Council Offices, Farnborough Road, Farnborough, Hants, GU14 7JUwww.rushmoor.gov.uk 01252 398 399

    [email protected] May 2012

    Wishing everyone a very happy

    Diamond Jubilee from Rushmoor

    Borough Council

    Thanks to Jo Gosney, Farnborough historian Trinity Mirror (Aldershot and Farnborough news & Mail) Malcolm Knight (www.hotten.net) John Cole (www.historicfarnborough.co.uk) Jenny Durham, Aldershot resident