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20 July, 2017

Bentworth Care Group

Care Group The Villager

The drivers available for medical appointments in August are Gillian Baird 560243; Stella Strachan 564195; Maxine Wood 564113. Please remember that anyone resident in Bentworth is able to call on our service, if unable to drive or to catch our infrequent bus, to attend a medical appointment. ...

20 July, 2017

St Mary’s Bentworth Drop-In at the Sun Inn

Church The Villager

Numbers are rising for our weekly meeting! During the lovely weather we were able to sit outside, though shaded by an umbrella as it was so hot! Do come and join the chatter. Tea/Coffee and cake is still £4, but coffee alone is now £2. ...

20 July, 2017

Bentworth Garden Club

Garden Club The Villager

Bentworth Garden club will visit a garden in Medstead on Tuesday 8 August. We are going to Church House where Paul and Alice Berrisford will show us round their beautiful garden. We will meet at 7.0 as usual. This is our last garden visit of the season so I do hope you will come to it. ...

20 July, 2017

Julian Meetings

Church The Villager

Our Julian meetings are now held once a month, in Bentworth or Medstead, at 8pm. If you would like to join us you would be very welcome; please contact Gay Howard 565993, or email julian@howard.nildram.co.uk., or myself on 562126. ...

20 July, 2017

Hampshire Federation of WI

The Villager

On 6th July we had our Garden Meeting at 1, Nashes Green, by kind invitation of Diane Southam. It was a very hot day and we were pleased to have shelter under the gazebo. We started the meeting with a Pimm’s . After the business we had various cakes and scones, some donated by members. The results of the Alton Group Quiz were announced and our team won with 146 points against 143, 133 and 107. ...

20 July, 2017

Garden Notes

Garden Club The Villager

I think there should be book written on the etiquette of garden visiting. “How not to annoy your host.” Do you comment loudly on the fact that their hostas aren’t a patch on yours and how slug bitten they are. Or do you kindly walk past them and pretend that you have not seen them. Do you point out that obvious nettle that your host has overlooked. Perhaps you make a joke about having one’s nose too close to the ground weeding and never looking up. ...

20 July, 2017

Wildlife Support & Conservation

The Villager

Trees and Protection: Although one mature Oak has been saved at the top of Blackberry Lane in Four Marks, and now has a TPO, the arboricultural officer did not have time to reach another landmark tree, a mature Monkey Puzzle in a garden at Bernard Avenue, and it was felled in June. ...

01 July, 2017

Bentworth Village Fete Saturday 1st July 2017

Fete The Villager

Through your generosity we are delighted to announce that after costs, the fete committee were able to bank £6,005.50 following a very successful village fete which was held on 1st July. Funds will be dispersed amongst the following local good causes and four national/local charities which were suggested by villagers: ...

25 June, 2017

Bentworth Garden Club

Garden Club The Villager

The garden club will meet on July 18 at 7.0. We are going to see three gardens in Bentworth, all near each other. We will visit Maggie Brooks at the White House first, then armed with a drink will also wander round Maxine Wood’s garden at 2 Crookhams Cottages and Brenda Mills at the corner of Drury Lane. Come and see what you can grow on the Bentworth soil. ...

25 June, 2017

Hampshire Federation of Women’s Institutes

The Villager

Our meeting on 1st June. After the business we had a talk about Wildlife in the Galapagos Islands by Andrew Watts. He visited many of the islands with a small party of nine and a guide. He had wonderful photographs of the countryside and the wildlife, and told us about the history of the islands and the animals and birds and how they had evolved into completely different species, and each island had unusual birds and animals. ...

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