Archive for 2019

21 October, 2019

Broadlands RDA Fundraising Event – 24th October 2019

Events

An Evening with James Henderson, Author of A Life of Adventure Thursday, October 24th 2019 Doors Open 6.30pm – Talk Starts 7.00pm at Wivelrod Barns, Wivelrod Road, GU34 4AS. Light refreshments will be served. Fundraising Tickets £10 for Adults, £5 for Children. Book in advance or pay on the night ...

16 October, 2019

Bentworth Parish Council Meeting Minutes – 2nd October 2019

Meetings Minutes Parish Council

The minutes from the meeting of Bentworth Parish Council on 2nd October 2019 are available to download.

16 October, 2019

Bentworth Parish Council Planning Committee Meeting Minutes – 2nd October 2019

Meetings Minutes Parish Council Planning

The minutes of the meeting of Bentworth Parish Council held on 2nd October 2019 are available to download.

13 October, 2019

Macmillan Coffee Morning

The Villager

The combined team of Daisy at The Sun and Bentworth Care Group, made the annual coffee morning, a wonderful event this year. Between us all, we raised the fantastic sum of £756.97 plus another £ 70 approximately from Gift Aid. So a total of £826 has been sent to this most worthwhile charity from our small, but most generous village. ...

13 October, 2019

Lasham Gliding Society Winter Talks 2019/20

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We have arranged another really good season of Saturday evening events again this winter with something offered on most Saturday early evenings. Most events will be free of charge, unless stated otherwise and you do not need to be a member at Lasham to attend. ...

13 October, 2019

Hampshire Federation of WI

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The Maasai in Kenya and Tanzania Our talk this month was given by Mr Boniface Mpano a senior Elder of a Kenyan Maasai tribe. Mr Mpano arrived in full Maasai dress of bright red with beautiful hand made belt and jewellery, making quite an impact on the ladies of the W.I. ...

13 October, 2019

Farm News

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This month’s rainfall figures are as follows – 117 mm (4.74 ins) of rain in September and October has already produced 50.5 mm (2.04 ins) in the first 8 days. This totals 152.5 mm (6.78ins) in the last 15 days – wet by any UK standards. The ground was dry until the 23rd October and has taken this water well but is now approaching field capacity. ...

13 October, 2019

Bee News

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The bees are certainly not as busy now it has turned cooler, darker and wetter. They still have a bit of honey left to dry, before capping with wax. They need to reduce the water content to prevent it from fermenting. This is done from the natural heat from the brood, which is maintained around 35°C. The colony populations is much reduced, partly because all the drones (males) will have been evicted (or killed) as they serve no purpose to the colony, just a drain on resources. For those of you who remember that drones don’t do any work and sometimes even get fed – this is payback time! ...