10:12am Monday 20th October 2014
10:51am Friday 17th October 2014
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TEA Party for Arthritis Research: On Saturday, the local branch is supporting National Arthritis Week by having a tea party, from 3pm to 5pm, at 4 Ringshall Gardens (just off The Street), Bramley. There will be tea, coffee or cold drinks and lots of cakes.
10:46am Friday 17th October 2014
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10:37am Friday 17th October 2014
HILL Farm Pond: Had a makeover last Saturday, thanks to a working party comprising mainly those villagers living in the area. The margin surrounding the pond has been cleared of weeds, and a bale of barley straw will help to keep the water clear. Thanks to parish councillor Caroline Cazenove for organising this.
10:34am Friday 17th October 2014
10:30am Friday 17th October 2014
BASING Trail: On Monday, Old Down and Beggarwood Wildlife Group has organised a walk of Basing Trail. Anyone interested should meet at Barton’s Mill car park at 10.15am. Mill Field may be muddy so walking boots are advisable. The suggested donation is £2 – see firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
10:19am Friday 17th October 2014
SCOUTS Jumble Sale: The 1st Whitchurch Scouts will be holding a jumble sale in the Oakley Village Hall on Saturday, from 1.45pm to 4pm. There’ll be a wide selection of adult and children's clothing, shoes, bric-a-brac, books and household items. Tea and coffee will also be available.
10:17am Friday 17th October 2014
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10:12am Friday 17th October 2014
MUG and Biscuit: Meet and make friends at the Mug and Biscuit, in St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Western Way. Enjoy hot and cold drinks, snacks and a listening ear. Open Tuesdays, 10am to 2pm, Wednesdays to Fridays, 10am to noon.
12:23pm Friday 10th October 2014
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9:49am Friday 10th October 2014
9:47am Friday 10th October 2014
FESTIVAL of Arts and Crafts: Many talented local people are exhibiting this weekend, from 11am-6pm at The Hampshire Court Hotel. All proceeds will be shared between Basingstoke Young Carers, The Ark Cancer Centre Charity and Dial-a-Ride. Purchase a real masterpiece from among painting, pottery, embroidery, and fused glass amongst others.
9:40am Friday 10th October 2014
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GROUP Sax: Play in Silchester parish church on Saturday, with a concert for children at 3.30pm. Entitled Come Fly with Me it includes Disney, Star Wars, Dr Who and more. Adults £5, children free. Listen and learn about various types and sizes of saxophones. A further concert at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10, from 0118 9700825.
9:04am Friday 10th October 2014
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10:12am Wednesday 8th October 2014
OUR new president, ably assisted by his wife (guess who did the work) duly held his coffee morning in aid of the Macmillan Nurses, which raised £270 plus for that excellent organisation. But, coffee morning???? What a total misnomer. It’s not a coffee morning, it’s a cake morning – lemon cake, chocolate cake, millionaire’s shortbread, cream sponge, fairy cakes, lumberjack cake, peach and apricot cake the list goes on and on.
10:27am Friday 3rd October 2014
FESTIVAL of Art and Crafts: Local groups Tadley and Baughurst Art Club, Kennet Valley Artists, and Ambrose Allen Group will all be taking part in the Basingstoke Festival of Art and Crafts in aid of local charities on October 11 and 12 in The Hampshire Court Hotel, Centre Drive, Great Binfields Road, Chineham, Basingstoke.
10:12am Friday 3rd October 2014
GENERATIONS Chorale: On Saturday, this singing group of fathers and daughters from Bramley and Basingstoke area, will be performing at 7.30pm in St James’ Church, and is proud to have the support of special guest Robin Scott, accomplished performer/composer.
10:05am Friday 3rd October 2014
BROOKVALE Community Association’s annual general meeting: The honorary officers were re-elected and the meeting also received updates on the village hall extension and the community garden, which is to be established in between the hall and Victory Park.
10:03am Friday 3rd October 2014
9:55am Friday 3rd October 2014
POP-Up Food Shop: On Saturday, from 10.30am to noon, the Pop-Up Food Shop is back at the Jolly Farmer, featuring a fabulous array of foodie fare, from fresh bread and fudge to cheese, cordial and preserves, with a minor detour around soup – and whatever else we come up with on the day!
9:52am Friday 3rd October 2014
9:49am Friday 3rd October 2014
9:45am Friday 3rd October 2014
POLICE/community surgery: The next one will take place on Monday, at 7pm, at Kempshott Village Hall. Come along and voice any concerns you may have, or just pop in and meet a member of the local policing team.
9:39am Friday 3rd October 2014
9:37am Friday 3rd October 2014
THE Sieges of Basing House: Alan Turton will be hosting another fascinating guided tour this Sunday in aid of The Battlefields Trust, commencing at 2pm from the Basing House car park. The tour costs £5, plus entry fee.
9:35am Friday 3rd October 2014
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BEER Festival: The village hall and garden was overflowing last Saturday, for the annual Beer Festival. Among the beers available (from breweries including Sherfield Village Brewery) Thirst Past the Post, Boozy Floozy and Happy Harrington and Pilgrim Stout. There were also burgers, face-painting and live music from Soul and Fire and Johnny Boxcars.
9:29am Friday 3rd October 2014
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10:02am Friday 26th September 2014
9:59am Friday 26th September 2014
BRAMLEY Show: Winners of Children’s Classes – The Bramley Show Children’s Cup was awarded to Samara Pranada, who also won the Sam Bruce Cup (children’s painting competition). The Reed Challenge Cup Best in Show Children’s Section winner was Gregory Harbot. The committee was so impressed by the imagination and number of children’s entries that a £10 voucher has been donated to Bramley school as an encouragement for 2015.
9:57am Friday 26th September 2014
BAGS 2 School collection: The Church of Christ the King is collecting old clothes, belts and bags in order to raise money for their Sunday School. Any donations will be gratefully received by the deadline of Friday, October 10. Please let me know if you have items that need collecting.
9:55am Friday 26th September 2014