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21 February, 2020

Bentworth Care Group

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The Care Group held its annual Bingo Tea at Bentworth Hall on 27th January and great fun was had by all. We had 14 members and 13 guests with a delicious tea and many lovely prizes. We were lucky to have a new professional ‘caller’ this year….many thanks to Brian Carter for stepping in to help out, we hope you will be free next year! ...

21 February, 2020

Bentworth Cricket Club Annual Quiz Evening

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Bentworth CC will be hosting its Annual Quiz Evening at the Jubilee Hall, Bentworth, on Saturday 25th April, 7pm start. With devilish questions across a wide range of topics to challenge all comers, we invite teams of 6-8 people. ...

21 February, 2020

Bentworth Garden Club

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The Bentworth Garden Club Committee are all looking forward to seeing you on 17th March for our first Garden Club Meeting of the year. We have put together an interesting and fun agenda for this year, which we hope you we will enjoy. ...

21 February, 2020

Lasham Gliding Society Winter Talks 2019/20

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These Saturday talks will usually commence at 6pm and will be held in the Brown Elephant briefing room at Lasham. Although most of the events are free of charge it is customary that a silver collection is made at the end of each talk for the Lasham Trust or other deserving cause of the speaker’s choosing. ...

21 February, 2020

Hampshire Federation of W.I.

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Our talk this month was entitled history of Hampshire in 10 objects, by Mr Tony Cross from Alton Museum. Mr Cross, a geologist said the objects were his personal choices and that we would probably all have our own things that particularly reminded us of Hampshire’s history. ...

21 February, 2020

Garden Notes – Spring?

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Spring has come so early this year. I am writing this at the beginning of February (Jill likes her contributions in good time). The daffodils that should follow the snowdrops are so tall they are hiding them. The early crocus and iris could not wait and are out with the aconites. My camellias are showing colour in their buds and cornus mas is out. The birds are singing and this morning I saw two hares chasing each other around. ...

21 February, 2020

Farm Diary

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I hope everyone has survived the storm Ciara reasonably intact. There are a few trees down but nothing too horrendous. In spite of the rain and the wind the birds seem to be looking for nest sites and pairingup. We have various nest boxes scattered around the garden and have noticed a pair of blue tits taking great interest in one of them to the extent that they have started building a nest. We just have to hope that the weather does not now turn very cold and kill any chicks that may hatch early. ...

21 February, 2020

St Mary’s Bentworth Drop-in at the Sun Inn

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Those at the drop-in this morning would like to say Thank You to Jean Spottiswoode Clark’s husband John. He very kindly paid for all our coffee, tea and cakes this morning, in memory of Jean. We do miss her on Wednesday mornings – her ever cheerful and positive attitude, and chatter, were always welcome. Do come and join us if you have a spare hour (or less) on a Wednesday morning, 10.45 – 11.45am, you won’t regret it! ...

21 February, 2020

Bentworth Cricket Club

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Bentworth Cricket Club is looking for new players for 2020 season which starts in May and playing a gentle league standard in Hampshire NE Division 5, with home games played at our delightful home ground and usually retiring to our second home, The Sun pub, afterwards. ...

21 February, 2020

Lent Concert – Saturday 29th February

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Lent concert by Alton Choral Society in Alton Abbey Church 2.30pm Saturday February 29th 2020 Tickets £10 to include tea, to be booked in advance. Available from: Tickets, Friends of Alton Abbey, Alton Abbey, Abbey Road, Beech, Alton, GU34 4AP ...