24 May, 2019

Bentworth Village Fete – Saturday 6th July 2pm-5pm

Pimms, raffle, beer, dog show, crockery smashing, teas and cakes, silent auction, bottle stall, coconut shy, vintage glider, terrier racing, face painting and lots more. This year we are delighted to have performing The Wield Glenn Miller Re-enactment Band. ...

24 May, 2019

Lasham Classical Music Festival

Welcome to the Lasham Classical Music Festival 2019. This unique Festival brings together talented Classical Artists who will perform a programme of Classical works to enjoy and inspire. Alongside providing breath-taking performances, our aim is to provide support and funding to help develop local young musicians in partnership with The Esseham Music Charity and we take great pride in asking some of the students to perform at our events. ...

08 May, 2019

Star Inn – Planning Update

East Hampshire District Council has refused the September 2018 planning application to convert the Star Inn to housing. Details of the refusal are available here. ...

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03 May, 2019

Annual Parish Meeting – 20th May 2019

The Bentworth Parish Council Annual Parish Meeting will be held at 7.00pm on Tuesday 20th May 2019. The agenda  and minutes from the 2018 meeting are available to download. ...

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03 May, 2019

Notice of Uncontested Election

Please find attached a notice from the Returning Officer for the election of Parish Councillors for Bentworth Parish Council.

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01 May, 2019

Bentworth Parish Council Meeting – 7th May

NALC regulations stipulate that newly elected Councillors cannot be summoned to attend their first annual council meeting until they have taken office on the 6th May. This means that the first day on which they can be given notice to attend a meeting is the same day, ie the 6th. ...

16 April, 2019

Garden Notes

What a marvellous spring we have had. So warm I had some bluebells out at the end of March. Not everyone has room for a large shrub border, but there are so many small shrubs available that it is easy to fit one in. They are much less work that a conventional border. Something to plan for when you find the garden becoming a chore. ...

16 April, 2019

Farm Diary

Last call for an opportunity to hear why farmers do what they do – still places available. As advertised in the last edition of the Villager we are inviting readers of the Villager on a first come basis to come on a visit to Hall Farm Grainstore, Holt Green to look at what, why and how we look after the land in the surrounding area. The visit will include a tractor trip in a seated and covered people trailer around some fields in mid spring growth to hear about the growing the crops, the countryside and hopefully see some wildlife with opportunities to ask questions. This visit will not be suitable for small children or dogs – I hope we can be quiet at times and see some wildlife and hear the birds. ...