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14 December, 2019

Epiphany Concert at Alton Abbey

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To be held in Alton Abbey Church Friday January 10th 7.30pm. Winchester Consort was established to enable singers to work with guest musical directors and composers in performing both contemporary works and established choral repertoire. The choir of invited, experienced, choral singers also aims to raise charitable funds and to provide opportunities for young and aspiring musicians. ...

14 December, 2019

Lasham Gliding Winter Talks

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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. ...

14 December, 2019

Hampshire Federation of W.I.

The Villager

On 5th we had our Christmas Lunch at the RBL Hall, attended by 20 members and husbands. The meal was excellent and we thanked the caterers for their hard work. ...

14 December, 2019

Garden Notes

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We all want to have a garden that is bird friendly and now is a good time to plan ahead for this. All the Autumn berries will have gone by now, but the ones that last longest are those that do not go red. They do not look ripe so are left alone. The mountain ash trees (sorbus) have berries in yellow, pink and white as well as red. Sorbus Pink Pagoda is a tall growing tree with blue green leaves while for a small tree try sorbus vilmorinii with pink berries turning white. You have the purple callicarpa berries. A shrub that I saw growing wild in Florida, but it does as well here. You can get yellow berried holly too. Most skimmias are red berried but I have seen a white form. Another source of food are the fallen apples, so don’t be too much in a hurry to rake them up. ...

14 December, 2019

Farm Diary

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…including how Boyd stopped 24 unwanted pregnancies! The more perceptive of you will have noticed it has been wet for what seems like all of this year. The figures are that since 23rd September we have received 466.5 mm (19 ins) of rain until 30th November. ...

14 December, 2019

Lasham Gliding 12th Annual Charity ‘Run/Walk’ – New Year’s Day 2020

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Charity run/walk for the Hawk Conservancy Trust, supporting their hospital enabling injured birds to be returned to the wild. Once around the airfield (approx 3 miles). ...

13 December, 2019

Bentworth Parish Council Planning Committee Meeting – 17th December 2019

Parish Council Planning

There will be a meeting of Bentworth Parish Council Planning Committee at 7:00pm on 17th December 2019 in the Jubilee (School) Hall. The agenda is available to download. ...

27 November, 2019

Bentworth Parish Council Meeting – 3rd December 2019

Meetings Parish Council

There will be a meeting of Bentworth Parish Council at 7:30pm on Tuesday 3rd December in the Jubilee (School) Hall. The agenda is available to download. ...