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06 December, 2016

Bentworth Mummers

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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. ...

26 April, 2015

Neighbourhood Watch

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It is the season for our ‘light fingered friends’ to be out and about. Please can I remind everyone to keep their sheds and outhouses securely locked and to ensure that ladders are not readily available. ...

26 April, 2015

To The Bentworth Litter Pickers

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A huge tribute to the gallant Litter Pickers, both young and elderly, who voluntarily and frequently give up their morning to keep our lovely village tidy and free of nasty objects . Their vigour and energy is much appreciated. ...

26 April, 2015

Crimestoppers

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I’m certainly no financial adviser, but my policing bones would suggest that we are in for a period of financial scams! From April 2015 the rules surrounding pension funds changed and there are now more choices than ever before about how you can access your pension pot. Fraudsters are likely to take advantage of these new rules by trying to persuade people to cash in their pension – either the whole lot or a large sum – and hand the money over to them ‘to invest’. ...

26 April, 2015

Village Agents Needed in Your Community

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There are 43 Village Agents in rural communities all over Hampshire. If you are interested in learning new skills or refreshing old ones, taking part in your local community, and helping older people to remain independent, then Age Concern Hampshire needs you to be the next Village Agent. ...

26 April, 2015

Farm News

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When I wrote about the sheep flock in January we had recently scanned the ewes. This information enabled the ewe’s diet to be adjusted to the number of lambs that they were carrying to help ensure good sized viable lambs. Lambing is now complete and went very well with only 4 lamb deaths and lots of healthy lambs. A huge thanks to all who helped especially Sally who did most of the work. A summary of the results are as detailed:- ...

26 April, 2015

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Our bees need you, but not as much as you need them One of every three mouthfuls of food we eat depends on pollination taking place. As well as bees, other species like butterflies, moths, flies, beetles and wasps all play their part in essential pollination. Some £510 million of annual total crop sales in the UK are pollinated by bees and other insects. ...

26 April, 2015

Wildlife Support & Conservation

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Spring is here and beckons us all outside to tidy up our gardens…..but what about the verge, and are residents responsible for tidying up verges outside their properties? The answer is definitely a big….NO! ...