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20 July, 2017

Farm Notes

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The first fields of the 2017 harvest have now been cut although none of our crops yet. Yields are apparently average which considering the dry spell in the spring and the few very hot days is ok. The largest area of cropping on all arable farms is winter wheat and until we start cutting that crop the outcome of this harvest will not be really known. My view at the moment is that I would very happily settle for an average harvest but something better would be great. Soft brome which is a grass weed has appeared in some of our fields and on other farms this year – is this a seasonal effect that has been created by this year’s weather encouraging dormant seed to germinate or a result of cropping practice? ...

29 May, 2017

Bentworth Fete – Bric-a-Brac & Cake Stall

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This year the PCC are having a stall with a difference. We would be very grateful for donations of either (or even both!) of the above items. We will be doing collections for Bric–a–Brac on Saturday and Sunday 24th and 25th June. ...

30 April, 2017

Bentworth Village Fete – Saturday 1st July 2017 2-5pm

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Competition Tent: A challenge has been set for Ladies, Gentlemen and Children (under 16) in the classes below: YOUR FAVOURITE CAKE HOME MADE JAMS AND CHUTNEYS ...

26 March, 2017

Curry Quiz Night – 5th May

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The famous curry quiz night is back! Friday 5th May, 7pm for 7:30pm start, in the Jubilee (school) Hall, Bentworth. Tickets £20. Tickets Include: Authentic Home Cooked Indian Cuisine and Quiz Night  ...

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19 February, 2017

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal

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The Bentworth contribution to the Appeal was a total of £1617.62. This was raised by £949.62 from door to door collections, the School and the Sun Inn; £508 by the Remembrance Day church collection and £160 by Gift Aid. ...

20 December, 2016

Garden Notes

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Now that all the fuss of Christmas is behind us it is time to take a close look at our gardens. Do you like the view, or does it seem to look a bit messy and cheerless. Have you got enough evergreens to carry you through till spring? Not just shrubs but ground cover plants that can form a background for your bulbs. ...

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) ...

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] ...

26 June, 2016

Hampshire Federation of WI

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Report of June Meeting 2016 – The Benedictine Way of Life – Speaker Mr Fletcher Mr Fletcher introduced himself dressed in the black robes of a Benedictine monk. He started his talk by explaining that the monastic tradition actually originated with Buddhism, many centuries before Christianity. He showed us slides of very grand rulers from the Asian continent and explained the spread and the age of all the major religions. ...

14 February, 2016

Band Night – Stone Gecko

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Several mums from Bentworth school are taking on the Moon Walk charity walk in London on 14th May to raise money to fight against Breast Cancer. As part of their sponsorship fundraising efforts they are holding a band night on Sat 19th March in the Jubilee Hall featuring local Bentworth mum, Julie Grey (who is also in the Moon Walk team) in her well known band ‘Stone Gecko’ (see attached). ...

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