19 May, 2020

Bee News


This good weather has got the bees working hard and keeping me on my toes. There was a swarm in the village last month, a very rare event for April. It was quite large one and high up, so difficult to reach. I set a bait hive which had quite a few visits by scout bees, but they were not able to impress the rest of the swarm. ...

13 May, 2020

Bentworth Parish Council Planning Committee Meeting – 15th May 2020 7:00pm

Meetings Parish Council Planning Uncategorized

There will be an online meeting of Bentworth Parish Council Planning Committee at 7:00pm on 15th May 2020. The agenda (including joining instructions) is available to download. ...

08 April, 2020

COVID-19 – Useful Information

The Villager Uncategorized

Who can help with food deliveries? The Handy Store, Medstead will take orders over the phone on 01420 563141 and there are volunteers that will bring it to you. You can pay by cheque, BACS bank transfer or cash. Clementine’s Vegetable & Produce shop clementinesdelivery@outlook.com 01420 563984. They will take an order over the phone or email. You can pay by card or cash and they can deliver via volunteers. Castle of Comfort Pub, Medstead Take Away Food and Delivery Service – pay with a card on delivery to your home. Also offer all kinds of meat products as they have a Butcher’s. 01420 562112 or tracydaley61@gmail.com Veggie boxes https://thelocalvegboxpeople.co.uk/how-to-shop/deliveries Online ordering only. They deliver. Abi’s Fruit & Veg Boxes £17.50, Fruit, Veg & Dairy Box £22.50 Please email or text with your order. abigailvanessal@hotmail.com (that is a small L not a 1) 07801 517246. You will need to pick up – please contact her for address. Triple fff is doing deliveries – the main shop is shut, but you can order and pay over the phone and they will deliver. They are on 01420 561422. Support Mechanisms Please be aware these groups may also be affected by their own volunteers having to self-isolate! MVCG – Medstead Voluntary Care Group offers help with doctor’s appointments, dentist, hospital visits please call their co-ordinator on 0845 46 305 46. Age Concern Alton may be able to provide some outreach services 01420 84257. CAB Adviceline 0300 3309 028 (East Hampshire residents only). Medstead Church has books which people are free to take (no return needed). They are not running church services, but you can stay in touch via their website www.blmsbenefice.org. Alton Town Council will be offering a free Herald Newspaper to each selfisolating household – a neighbour will need to pick it up for you from the Town Hall Tel 01420 83986. Diana Tennyson ...

07 April, 2020

County Councillor’s Report


Dear Friends, It is at this time of the year that I would be joining you and our fellow residents for the round of Annual Parish meetings. In view of the current circumstances, and the fact that they will not be taking place, I thought it appropriate that I should send an update to you, and a reminder of my contact details so that any Parish Council needing my services or assistance can get in touch immediately. ...

21 February, 2020

Bentworth Garden Club

Events Garden Club The Villager Uncategorized

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. ...

14 December, 2019

Lasham Gliding Winter Talks


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. ...

22 November, 2019

Bentworth Care Group


The Care Group needs new members! I am sure most of the village are aware of the Care Group and how we work. In a nutshell we have a group of volunteer drivers who take those villagers who do not drive or are infirm to medical appointments which include doctors, dentists and hospital appointments. ...

24 August, 2019

Bentworth Fete 2019


The Bentworth fete was held on a sunny July 6th on the school field and once again we were delighted with the number of visitors who all helped to make the day a great success. ...

18 June, 2019

Hampshire Federation of WI


Our monthly meeting, held on 6th June at the RBL Hall Herriard at 7.30pm, was the last evening meeting as members have decided they would prefer to meet in the afternoon. So from September we will meet at 2.30pm. ...

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.