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David Robinson-029
25 May, 2016

Bentworth Garden Club

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Thank you to everyone who helped with the Plant Sale and those who came to buy. We made the staggering sum of £718.50. This is a record for us and I hope you all went away with something good. ...

David Robinson-045
25 May, 2016

St Mary’s School, Bentworth

Schools The Villager

Quite some months ago Y3-Y6 pupils were asked to write under the title ‘Our Beautiful World’ – forty-three children entered. St Mary’s are delighted to announce the Rotary Writer Awards: Congratulations to them all! ...

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25 May, 2016

Hampshire Federation of Womens Institutes

The Villager

Resolutions Discussion & Annual General Meeting – Held, by kind invitation of Ruth Martin, at Meadow View Cottage, Lasham on Thursday 5th May 2016 ...

Bowls&Kitty
25 May, 2016

Medstead Bowls Club

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Work on the on the new playing surface of our green, which has been installed by Dale’s Sports Surfaces of Boston, Lincolnshire, started in mid April as planned and progressed very smoothly. The first job was to strip off the old carpet and load it into skips, which was very hard work because it had been soaked by recent rain and so had to be cut into pieces of a manageable weight. Fortunately they had good cool weather for this labour-intensive job and it was completed in well under a week. ...

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25 May, 2016

Medstead Players – Pantomime Auditions

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Our May meeting was a reading of the revised script for a pantomime to be performed at the beginning of December this year. There was an excellent feedback from the members and they are very enthusiastic about staging it. It has been written by Nita Simpson and pairs Cinderella with Aladdin. Cinderella is about to marry Aladdin, when they find that all their money and wealth has been stolen, though they do not know by whom. As they cannot marry until the debts are paid off, Aladdin has to find a job, but all does not go according to plan. There are 12 adult roles plus a chorus of children. Everyone is welcome to audition it is always great fun. ...

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25 May, 2016

Garden Notes – You Have to Start Somewhere

Garden Club The Villager

I have been helping my son-in-law with his garden. He is a complete beginner and I find it very useful to have to explain things to him, even how to sow radishes. Sometimes it makes me query why we do something, just because we always have. ...

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25 May, 2016

Wildlife Support & Conservation

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Hedgerows and trees: Leaves and foliage are now growing rapidly with abundant rainfall and warmer weather. Before pruning trees and shrubs, and cutting hedges, it is important to check for nesting birds. Small birds and Blackbirds often nest in hedges and shrubs close to properties, especially if there is a good supply of food and water. If you discover a nest, it is important to wait until the young birds have fledged, before cutting back foliage. ...

David Robinson-030
25 May, 2016

Jekyll in June

Events The Villager

Friday 24th June 7.00 pm Drinks, canapés and private viewing of the garden at The Manor House Upton Grey with Ros Wallinger In aid of The Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Appeal ...

Poppy-Field
25 May, 2016

Presentation – Battle of the Somme

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In remembrance – 100 years ago – presentation by Dom Andrew O.S.B. & Lynne Rapson Friday 24th June 2016 7.30pm in the Alton Abbey church GU34 4AP ...

hanging-rock
22 May, 2016

Picnic to Celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday

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A village lunch party will be held on the green by the Star on Sunday 12th June 2016 to celebrate our amazing Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday. Everyone is welcome just come along to the green with your picnic, chairs, table and blanket etc. If the weather is bad (heaven forbid!! It is the Queen’s 90th  birthday celebration!!) we will picnic in the Jubilee Hall. ...

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