Botley Memories

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I do remember this lovely lady, her brother, and her quaint little shop. She sold flowers, fruit, veg, sweets, tobacco etc, and wonderful lemon dip sugar. My dad used her shop nearly every day on his way to or from work, and at weekends we were taken there to buy the veg /flowers (...Read full memory)

This great pub has things happening every day - super food and fine beer. The website for the Bugle Inn is www.thebugleinnbotley.co.uk

Not really a memory but I wonder if any of you folk remember a florist shop called Josepine's in Botley, I believe it was on the Hedge End road. She was a Barfoot and a sister of my nan, I think! Any memories would be great ... a photo magnifico. I have family in Hedge End and my Grandad had a shop called HG or WG Ferris in the (...Read full memory)