BAUGHURST

Basingstoke Gazette: nIKKI bARRY

12:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FLOWER Club: Meets at Heath End Village Hall today, at 2pm. Bring along a container, foliage and flowers.

BRAMLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: Phyl Davies

12:56pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EASTER Church Services: Tomorrow, at 2pm, there will be a Good Friday Service in St James’ – “An Hour at the Foot of the Cross”.

BRIGHTON HILL

Basingstoke Gazette: Carolyn Wooldridge

12:54pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EASTER Fun Day: Raglan Housing Association is holding an Easter Fun Day today, from noon until 3pm, for their residents and wider community.

BROOKVALE

Basingstoke Gazette: John Shaw

12:51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE Civil Service Retirement Fellowship: Their most recent meeting, at Brookvale Village Hall, had its guest speaker in full Yeoman uniform – just one of regular meetings on the first Wednesday of each month from 10am to noon.

CHINEHAM

Basingstoke Gazette: Fiona Biermann

12:49pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHRIST Church activities: The church will have a service of All Age Worship on Good Friday at 11.30am and the Easter Sunday services will be at 9am and 10.30am.

ELLISFIELD/FARLEIGH

Basingstoke Gazette: Jacqui Matthews

12:21pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BLUEBELLS: Are emerging and once again creating a beautiful scented carpet in local woods where all the usual footpaths allow easy access – don’t miss them!

HATCH WARREN/BEGGARWOOD

Basingstoke Gazette: Terri Reid

12:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EASTER Services: There will be a special Easter Sunday Service at Immanuel Church, starting at 10am, in the Church Centre, St Mark’s School, Danebury Road.

KEMPSHOTT

Basingstoke Gazette: Anne Court

12:16pm Thursday 17th April 2014

KEMPSHOTT Festival: There are still stalls available for the Kempshott Festival, which takes place at Kempshott Village Hall on Saturday, May 24.

OAKLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: Georgina Grace

12:14pm Thursday 17th April 2014

GOOD Friday Walk in Oakley: Once again all the churches in Oakley are united on Good Friday, to walk and pray together on the very significant day, meeting at 10am at Frome/Itchen Close play area, arriving at the Methodist Church for 11.15am for further worship and refreshments. 

OLD BASING/LYCHPIT

Basingstoke Gazette: Hazel Vanbergen

12:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FLY-TIPPING: No more of this in Riley Lane thank goodness, as the parish council groundsmen have been very busy clearing all the rubbish and fencing off the area behind the cemetery.

ROTHERWICK

Basingstoke Gazette: Sharon Glen

12:08pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PRAY silence: The Cross and the Nail, a meditation for Good Friday in words and music, will once again be taking place at Mattingley Church tomorrow at 2pm, based on the writings of the Bishop of Chelmsford and adapted by Tony and Wendy Heath.

SHERFIELD

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Horton

12:06pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EVERGREENS: May says: “Our April meeting was an enjoyable talk by David Ogborn about his involvement in the formation and conducting of choirs. The next meeting is our birthday party and is on Monday, May 12.”

SILCHESTER

Basingstoke Gazette: Nancy Jones

12:05pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PALM Sunday Walk: Some 150 walkers joined the Second Augustan Legion, and Rupert the donkey led the procession along the drove to the church, where The Reverend Canon Ken Batt gave the address.

SOUTH HAM

Basingstoke Gazette: Colin Regan

12:03pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EASTER Fun Day: The Labour Club, in Sandys Road, is holding an Easter Fun Day, this Saturday, starting at 4pm.

TADLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: David Leeks

12:01pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FAVOURITE artwork: At the Spring Art Exhibition, held last weekend by Tadley and Baughurst Art Club, visitors were asked to vote for their favourite artwork.

BAUGHURST

Basingstoke Gazette: nIKKI bARRY

8:36am Friday 4th April 2014

WALKING for Health: Meets on the second and fourth Fridays of the month at Baughurst Scout Hut, in Ash Lane, at 10.30am. There is no charge for the walks – they are led by volunteers.

BRAMLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: Phyl Davies

8:35am Friday 4th April 2014

KNIT for Peace: At their meeting on March 27, the Bramley Knitters decided to link with Knit for Peace, which matches knitters with good causes. Any knitting is accepted and the output keeps people warm. The knitting is distributed at home and abroad.

BRIGHTON HILL

Basingstoke Gazette: Carolyn Wooldridge

8:33am Friday 4th April 2014

CAFÉ Dome news: If you like a rumble in the jumble then make a date in your diary for next Saturday, April 12, for a sale between 10am and 12.30pm at Café Dome.

BROOKVALE

Basingstoke Gazette: John Shaw

8:31am Friday 4th April 2014

ALL the best: Good luck to pupils from our local Cranbourne Business and Enterprise College who are participating in a science club initiative using electronics and design skills to produce a Crème Egg vending machine – a truly “eggscellent” idea for all of us chocolate lovers!

BUCKSKIN

Basingstoke Gazette: Ray dobig

8:30am Friday 4th April 2014

RIDGEWAY Centre: The Buckskin and Worting Community Association is pleased to announce that everything has returned to normal now that the flood waters have receded.

CHINEHAM

Basingstoke Gazette: Fiona Biermann

8:28am Friday 4th April 2014

TESCO trolleys: Dumped trolleys are an ongoing problem in Chineham. A local resident has had enough and has set up a Facebook page, ‘Tesco Trolleys Dumped in Chineham’, with photographs of the trolleys, in an attempt to shame Tesco into doing something about it.

CLIDDESDEN

Basingstoke Gazette: Maz Pennington

8:25am Friday 4th April 2014

SATURDAY is a big day: The horticultural society’s Spring Show will take place at the village hall. Staging is from 9.20am to 10.40am, whereupon I suggest all participants head to the pub – see below. Public viewing of exhibits is from 2pm-3.30pm, with the awards presentation at 3.30pm.

ELLISFIELD/FARLEIGH

Basingstoke Gazette: Jacqui Matthews

8:23am Friday 4th April 2014

THURSDAY night at the Movies! Head to Cliddesden Millennium Hall at 7.30pm to see the 2012 film “Quartet”, featuring a host of stars including Tom Courtney, Maggie Smith and Billy Connolly.

HATCH WARREN/BEGGARWOOD

Basingstoke Gazette: Terri Reid

11:08am Thursday 3rd April 2014

DIGESTER liaison committee: The local liaison panel for the anaerobic digester was due to meet earlier this week to discuss current operations and any concerns raised by local residents.

OAKLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: Georgina Grace

11:07am Thursday 3rd April 2014

FRIENDS of Guiding: Are holding a jumble sale at East Oakley Village Hall this Saturday, with a new start time of 1.45pm. Donations in the morning would be gratefully received.

PAMBER HEATH

Basingstoke Gazette: Mary Middleton

10:58am Thursday 3rd April 2014

VALUATION Day with Thomas Plant: Next Tuesday, at Pamber Heath Village Hall, Thomas Plant, of Bargain Hunt and Flog It fame, will be at the hall, from 10am to 2pm, to give valuations on your antiques and collectibles.

ROTHERWICK

Basingstoke Gazette: Sharon Glen

10:55am Thursday 3rd April 2014

CLEANING up our act: Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, wondering when the annual village tidy-up is? You’re in luck, as it takes place this Saturday at 10am, meeting at the church, where equipment and refreshments will be provided by those nice folk at the parish council – always looking out for our interests!

SHERFIELD

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Horton

10:52am Thursday 3rd April 2014

YOGA for golfers: There’s a free taster session on Thursday, April 10, at Sherfield Oaks, in the Conference Room from 6pm to 7.15pm. Suitable for men and women. Please call Jacqui Morris on 07539 432228 or email jacqui.morris28 @gmail.com to book your place.

SILCHESTER

Basingstoke Gazette: Nancy Jones

10:50am Thursday 3rd April 2014

VILLAGE Market: Is taking place on Saturday, from 10am to noon. All the usual stalls plus Sally the Barber.

SOUTH HAM

Basingstoke Gazette: Colin Regan

10:25am Thursday 3rd April 2014

GENTLEMEN do lunch: The next lunch club for 60-plus men will be held on Monday, April 28, at 12.30pm, at Westside Community Centre.

TADLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: David Leeks

10:22am Thursday 3rd April 2014

BLOOD donation clinic: Tomorrow, there is a blood donation clinic at the community centre, in Newchurch Road. Please phone 0300 123 23 23 for more information. You never know when you may need blood yourself!

OLD BASING/LYCHPIT

Basingstoke Gazette: Hazel Vanbergen

11:04am Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE Men’s Breakfast Group: Meets this Saturday, from 8.45am-10am, in the parish room, for good food and fellowship.

BRAMLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: Phyl Davies

9:15am Friday 28th March 2014

MOTHER’S Day: At The Vyne, on Sunday, Mother’s Day will be celebrated with a craft fair from 11am to 5pm. More information on 01256 883858.

BROOKVALE

Basingstoke Gazette: John Shaw

9:13am Friday 28th March 2014

BROOKVALE Community Association meeting: The regular monthly committee meeting takes place at the village hall at 7.30pm on Thursday, April 3. On Tuesday, April 8, the same organisation’s development sub-committee meets in the hall, also at 7.30pm.

BUCKSKIN

Basingstoke Gazette: Ray dobig

9:11am Friday 28th March 2014

CORRECTION: Just to clarify, it’s the Buckskin Evangelical Church, and not a spiritualist church as I wrote a few weeks ago, that ran the ‘soup kitchen’ – sorry about my mistake.

CHINEHAM

Basingstoke Gazette: Fiona Biermann

9:07am Friday 28th March 2014

CHINEHAM Village Club: This Saturday, it’s family night, with a disco and entertainment in the lounge bar, starting at 7pm.

CLIDDESDEN

Basingstoke Gazette: Maz Pennington

9:04am Friday 28th March 2014

GREAT music: This Saturday, The Baker Boys will give the village hall a bit of jazz and swing. Doors open at 7.30pm, but I hear that it has sold out! If you are desperate for a ticket, contact Angie, on 475848, in the hope of a return or two.

HATCH WARREN/BEGGARWOOD

Basingstoke Gazette: Terri Reid

8:58am Friday 28th March 2014

SCHOOL choir: Fresh from their triumph at the O2 recently, the children of the Hatch Warren Infant School Choir performed at the Mayor’s Charity Concert at The Anvil last Saturday.

KEMPSHOTT

Basingstoke Gazette: Anne Court

8:56am Friday 28th March 2014

CAN you help?: KANCARE (Kempshott NeighbourCare scheme) would welcome some more volunteers to transport local residents to hospital and other medical appointments, visit the housebound, or do anything a good neighbour would do.

OAKLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: Georgina Grace

8:53am Friday 28th March 2014

NEIGHBOURHOOD planning public consultation: We will be holding two public sessions at the junior school – the first this Wednesday, at 7.30pm.

ROTHERWICK

Basingstoke Gazette: Sharon Glen

8:48am Friday 28th March 2014

FACEBOOK support: Please join in with the Rotherwick, Newnham, Mattingley and Hartley Wespall new Group FaceBook page!

SHERFIELD

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Horton

8:41am Friday 28th March 2014

NEIGHBOURHOOD Plan: Natalie says: “Please remember to return the questionnaire, which needs to be in by Tuesday.

SILCHESTER

Basingstoke Gazette: Nancy Jones

8:39am Friday 28th March 2014

PHOENIX Club: Is taking place on Wednesday, at 2pm, in the Club Room, when there will be a talk with illustrations on bee keeping.

SOUTH HAM

Basingstoke Gazette: Colin Regan

8:35am Friday 28th March 2014

WESSEX Cancer Trust Spring Sale: The trust is holding a Spring Sale at St Andrew’s Church, Western Way, on Saturday, April 12, from 10am to 2.30pm. Enjoy home-made cakes, various stalls, bric-a-brac, many more stalls and a good selection of seasonal gifts. I would encourage you to attend as the charity supports cancer sufferers and their families in the Wessex area. YOUTH Theatre: The new youth theatre group is for age six to 19. The group meets every Friday, 5pm-7pm, during term time at Aldworth School, Western Way, and costs £5 a session. The session is split into two age groups of six to 11 and 11-19 and is for people of all abilities. Contact 07784 316731 or email billsueray@gmail.com.

TADLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: David Leeks

8:32am Friday 28th March 2014

BLOOD donation: April 4 is the next blood donation clinic at the community centre, in Newchurch Road.

BAUGHURST

Basingstoke Gazette: nIKKI bARRY

10:19am Friday 21st March 2014

SPRING Supper and Quiz: St Stephen’s Church is holding a Spring Supper and Quiz night tonight, at Heath End Village Hall at 7.30pm.

BRAMLEY

Basingstoke Gazette: Phyl Davies

10:17am Friday 21st March 2014

BRAMLEY and Romans Floral Society: Met on March 6 in Sherfield Village Hall. The demonstration “A Load of Old Tate” by Mrs Cheri Mendis gave members an interesting view of the galleries with the sculptures in wood around which exotic flowers of protea and orchids were arranged.

BRIGHTON HILL

Basingstoke Gazette: Carolyn Wooldridge

10:15am Friday 21st March 2014

BAGS 2 School Collection: Many thanks to those of you who donated to the Christ of Church the King’s Bags 2 School Collection – £73 was raised for Sunday School funds.

BROOKVALE

Basingstoke Gazette: John Shaw

10:12am Friday 21st March 2014

CRIME statistics: Last week’s police beat surgery, held at Wessex Christian Fellowship, discussed the latest crime statistics for our local area.

CHINEHAM

Basingstoke Gazette: Fiona Biermann

10:11am Friday 21st March 2014

CHINEHAM Village Club: On Saturday, there’s a live jazz and funk night with Phar. This is a free admittance, adult-only event.






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