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20 December, 2016

Farm Diary

The Villager

The ewes are grazing stubble turnips at present. These were sown in September and provide fresh feed now that the grass has little nutritional value. The sheep initially eat the green leaves but then learn that the turnips themselves are preferable being sweet and tasty providing high sugar and therefore energy levels. The alternative for the hopefully pregnant ewes is hay, haylage or silage as a bulk feed, but this is expensive and requires more management, machinery etc. For these ewes which are due to start lambing in early March they will also receive some concentrate nuts from mid Jan onwards. The aim is to produce lambs that are fit and healthy when born but not too large otherwise there will be difficulties at birth. ...

20 December, 2016

Wildlife Support and Conservation

The Villager

Nature Laws and leaving the EU: Last month I mentioned that there might be possible implications for leaving the EU. Councillor Adam Carew, one of our committee members, has asked if we could all sign a letter to act NOW to SAVE our NATURE Laws https://act.foe.co.uk/act/defend-our-nature-laws, will take readers to a letter to the EU, and Britain’s commissioner. Woodland Under Threat, Aldermaston Park: The Woodland Trust has contacted us about a proposed development which, if it goes ahead, will threaten a large number of irreplaceable, ancient and veteran trees. This is the link for further information: http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer-withus/opportunities/woods-under-threat-detector/ or go to the Woodland Trust website for details. ...

20 December, 2016

Lasham Gliding 9th Annual Charity Run/Walk

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New Years Day 2017, supporting The Cinnamon Trust – The national Charity for the elderly and terminally ill people and their pets. Once around the airfield  (approx. 3 miles) children over 10 – sorry no dogs (flying activity) ...

19 December, 2016

Parish Council Meeting Minutes – 6th December 2016

Meetings Minutes Parish Council

The minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 6th December 2016 are available to download below.

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06 December, 2016

Bentworth Mummers

Mummers

Happy advent and long time no news… Stephanie and I had heard from a number of you how much you have been missing the Panto this year and as this would have been Panto week, we thought we’d treat you to an upgraded website. We have finally got round to getting more storage online and uploading a load of photos from the last 3 performances. ...

04 December, 2016

Parish Council Planning Meeting Minutes – 16th November 2016

Meetings Minutes Parish Council Planning

The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 16th November 2016 are available to download below.

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29 November, 2016

Bentworth Parish Council Meeting – 6th December 2016

Meetings Parish Council

There will be a meeting of Bentworth Parish Council at 7:00pm on Tuesday 6th December 2016. The agenda, and the proposed 2017 budget, are available to download below. ...

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29 November, 2016

St Mary’s School PTA Christmas Fayre

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The PTA will hold its Christmas Fayre from 3pm-5pm on Friday 2nd December in the Jubilee (School) Hall. [Please note that this message is not posted on behalf of Bentworth Parish Council and does not necessarily reflect the Parish Council’s policy] ...

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