REMOVAL of pavilions: The planning application for the removal of the four pavillions has now been submitted and is now available to view online at the Basingstoke and Deane website.

To view it, look up planning application consultation for 13/02522/FUL at Pavilions 1, 2, 3 and 4 Park Prewett Road, Basingstoke.

The parish council would like to urge all residents who have an opinion over whether or not they should be removed either for or against to go online and submit comments against the planning application.

The parish council will next be meeting on Monday, April 28, from 7.45pm, and we would urge all residents’ to come and listen to the discussions of the plans and air your opinion.

ROOKSDOWN Reporter distribution volunteer: We are looking for volunteers to help with distribution of the Rooksdown Reporter.

If you can spare 20 to 30 minutes of your time to help, this will be appreciated and ensure copies get delivered on time.

Please contact Simon at the centre or by email on