Archive for 2018

27 September, 2018

Farm Diary

The Villager

The wonderful mostly dry and sunny weather is continuing which means that it is ideal for insects, birds and in fact most of the natural world locally. Pleasingly the one species that will not thrive in these conditions are slugs – I have never worked out what good a slug does so do not miss them this year. The ground is harder than usual so wearing surfaces on cultivators are disappearing quickly. We now use tungsten faced points which do last longer but of course are double the price of standard items. The flints in the soil in this area tend to cut into the steel and tungsten so that nothing lasts long – in the days when we ploughed a set of plough points might need replacing after 2 days work. The term “Hampshire diamond” obviously refers to the hardness of our local stone – a shame it is not worth as much as jewellery diamonds. When I worked in the Cotswolds the soil and stone was much softer and a set of points could last a whole season or more. ...

25 September, 2018

Bentworth Harvest Picnic – 12th October 2018 7:30pm

Events The Villager

Welcome drink upon arrival! Please bring your own food, drink and place setting. Don’t be shy! There is no need to book an entire table as there will be tables available for everyone who wants to come. Anyone coming for the first time will be made to feel as welcome as those who have been previously. Suggested minimum £5 per head donation to charity with prize draw on the night. In order to reserve your place, as numbers are limited, please contact Sarah Whitley on 01420 562188 ...

25 September, 2018

Bentworth Parish Council Planning Committee Meeting – 1st October 2018

Meetings Parish Council Planning

There will be a meeting of Bentworth Parish Council Planning Committee on 1st October 2018 at 7:30pm in the Jubilee (School) Hall. The agenda is available to download. ...

19 September, 2018

Bentworth Parish Council Meeting Minutes – 4th September 2018

Meetings Minutes Parish Council

The minutes of the Bentworth Parish Council meeting held on 4th September 2018 are available to download.

19 September, 2018

Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of Bentworth Parish Council, 18th August 2018

Meetings Minutes Parish Council

The minutes of the extraordinary meeting of Bentworth Parish Council held on 18th August 2018 are available to download.

15 September, 2018

Planning Application – The Star Inn, Bentworth

Planning Pubs

A fresh planning application has been submitted for redevelopment of The Star Inn as residential accommodation. Details are available here. [Please note that this message is not posted on behalf of Bentworth Parish Council and does not necessarily reflect the Parish Council’s policy] ...

08 September, 2018

Bentworth Film Night – Tuesday 11th September

Events

The two film nights so far have been a great success. If you haven’t been to one then give it a try, it’s an opportunity to not only enjoy a good film but to catch up with friends and neighbours. ...

30 August, 2018

Bentworth Parish Council Meeting – 4th September 2018

Meetings Parish Council

There will be a meeting of Bentworth Parish Council at 7:30pm on Tuesday 4th September 2018. The agenda is available to download.