|May 26||1:00 pm|
AKA The Whitchurch Acoustic Sessions – All musicians/singers are welcome to perform, and everyone else is invited to just turn up and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.
|May 26||1:00 pm|
AKA The Whitchurch Acoustic Sessions – All musicians/singers are welcome to perform, and everyone else is invited to just turn up and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.
The re-surfacing of Lynch Hill Park commenced today…
A local resident urges the full town council to review the decision taken by the development committee…
The public gallery at the Town Hall was full as the Whitchurch Town Council Development Committee, led by the new Mayor Cllr John Clark, met to discuss the proposed Bullington Wind Farm.
A report has been received that there may be a man going around cutting down trees in elderly people’s gardens.
|June 6||8:00 pm|
Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet.
The Trustees of the only Silk Mill in England still weaving on Victorian looms wish to appoint a Chairman of Trustees to lead them and the Mill into the future.
The Trustees of the only Silk Mill in England still weaving on Victorian looms are looking to appoint a Chairman of Trustees to lead them and the Mill into the future.
There has been another crash on the B3400 at Ashe.
The plays are short but the laughs are long
Whitchurch’s community theatre company, WADS, is putting on a quartet of pocket-sized comedies this week in a show called Four Shortened.
Whitchurch Town Council is to consider the Wind Farm Planning Application.
Whitchurch United Football Club celebrated the end of the season with their senior presentation evening.
So much going on in Whitchurch – that was a recurring theme at the Community Groups meeting…
Freedom Youth Cafe for over-14s has a new logo that was designed by its members…
Following such a wonderful event last year plans for the second GTSkateFest are progressing, but the organisers are seeking help.
|June 8||8:00 pm|
12-piece Rock ‘n Soul Band, AND a supporting disco, all entertaining in a good cause.
Tradition plays a large part over the first weekend of May, and the Whitchurch area experienced it fully…
|May 8||7:30 pm|
The planning application for 89 houses on land at Bloswood Lane is to be the feature of a meeting of Councillors in the Town Hall.
|May 11||7:00 pm|
Following a successful season Whitchurch United will be holding thier senior presentation awards evening .
|May 8||8:00 pm|
This is a great time to share plans for the coming year and to meet others who are helping in various groups and societies in the town.
|May 8||8:30 pm|
Enjoy the pure Englishness of it all.
Lynch Hill Park is to be closed from Friday 17th May for up to three days, dependent on the weather.
|May 3||9:00 pm|
Classic rock and pop covers band with an eclectic mix…
The full figures for the election of a Councillor to represent the Whitchurch and Clere Division of Hampshire County Council have now been published, along with the percentage take of the votes.
The main points are:
Tom Thacker retains his seat as a Conservative Party Councillor on the County Council with 49.2% of the votes, a slight [...]
The winner of the election for Whitchurch and Clere…
|May 25||7:30 pm||-||10:30 pm|
MIRANDA SYKES & REX PRESTON have a unique connection – which is a pleasure to listen to and plain to see when they share a stage together – http://sykespreston.com/
Work is starting work on Tuesday 7th May to improve pedestrian links and parking to Winchester Road in Whitchurch.
Do you have any happy stories?
Two pleasant postings on the town website’s Facebook pages show what wealth the town enjoys.
|July 5||8:00 pm|
“A witty and captivating mix of folk, blues, swing and classics with Simon Mayor’s unique brand of humour and Hilary’s ‘wonderfully honey-dripping voice’ “.
|May 2||7:00 am||-||10:00 pm|
Election of the County Councillor for Whitchurch and Clere.
|May 5||2:30 pm|
General Auction. APOLOGIES BUT THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
On Sunday the 5th May at Parsonage Meadow (from 1.30pm) a cricket match is to be held in memory of local butcher and well known resident, John Dennett.
Litchfield Fete and Pony Show is a great local event, being held in aid of local charities.
Police are appealing for information after a serious Road Traffic Incident (RTI) occurred yesterday evening on the B3400 at Andover Down, which left one man dead and another injured.
It has been reported that a serious Road Traffic Incident has occurred early this evening at Andover Down.
|June 22||8:00 pm|
Raising funds for the Singing for the Brain meetings starting in Whitchurch in June; join our fun quiz and strawberry supper!
The town website has received the following questions from residents to put to all four election candidates.
Their answers are here.
Several people from Whitchurch pulled their bikes from sheds and garages and took part in the charity rides on Sunday in support of Naomi House and Jack’s Place.
Whitchurch Utd took on league favourites Brockenhurst today at the Griggs Lane ground, with the slimmest of outside chances in taking the League Championship.
For the second year running it seems nesting swans in the area may be being caused distress.
|April 27||3:00 pm|
It’s the last game of the season and there is still be a chance that Whitchurch could finish top and be promoted.
Plans for 89 dwellings at land off Bloswood Lane and backing on to Park View are progressing.
With just a couple of competitions to go here is the latest list of team and individual trophy winners
|April 24||7:45 pm|
A win tonight is crucial in the Jam Boy’s bid for the League title.
It’s a massive match for the Jam Boys tonight down at the Longmeadow ground as they take on Ringwood Town in their penultimate league match of the season.
Whitchurch runner completes London Marathon for a local autistic childrens’ charity.
Just one week after the new timetable was introduced, buses are to be diverted – and fares increase.
Local runner says the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon this week will not discourage him from running this week’s London Marathon.
The Jam Boys have gone top of the League with last night’s away win at Tadley Football Club.
Whitchurch now has a new leaflet promoting the town.
The warmer weather has seen many out riding bikes in the wonderful countryside around Whitchurch.
|May 12||10:30 am|
A gentle ride south of Whitchurch using quiet lanes with a tea and cake stop at Popham Airfield to watch the planes and a possible lunch stop if required.
|April 14||7:00 pm|
Why not pop along, see the ‘new’ pub and have some fun too.
|April 16||7:45 pm|
Whitchurch Utd are away to Tadley Calleva in this important Wessex League match.
Stagecoach are making some changes to their bus timetables as from this coming Monday (April 14th).
|April 20||8:30 pm|
‘Fun Quiz Nights’ are being held on the third Saturday of every month.
|May 25||8:30 pm|
Cotton Pickers Party bring their original style of live music to Whitchurch.
It was another high-scoring game for the Whitchurch Jam Boys as they put eight goals past a struggling Stockbridge team
|May 16 7:30 pm||-||May 18 7:30 pm|
Four Shortened is a quartet of pocket-sized comedies by new directors that WADS is staging from 16 to 18 May at Testbourne Theatre. For more details and tickets, see wadsweb.org.uk or call 01256 892514.
A renewable energy supplier has submitted its planning application to develop a new wind farm on a site to the west of Basingstoke and south of Whitchurch.
Maintenance activities are to require the closure of the A34 over a number of nights which will affect access to and from Whitchurch.
Whitchurch Silk Mill is looking for people who have some spare time to help improve the experience of every visitor.
Final league games have been played so see who won with the final pool league and “most singles wins” tables
A detailed artist’s impression of the proposed housing on the temporary car park at the railway station has been received.
Whitchurch United’s quest for honours in the Wessex Sydenhams Football League First Division took a slip last tonight…
|April 19||9:00 pm|
Honest, Simple and Real, acoustic funk rock with a rhythmic groove that infects the soul of all who hear.
|April 12||9:00 pm|
Dr Vegas return to rock the White Hart!
|April 11||7:45 pm|
With just five matches remaining this season, Whitchurch United continue their push for top honours…
|April 16||7:43 pm|
Whitchurch Arts gets together for an evening of sharing ideas and creative media.
The locations published by B&DBC (HERE – pdf) for the election candidates who are contesting the Hampshire County Council seat for Whitchurch & Clere on Thursday 2 May 2013 are:
DAVID FODEN – The Labour Party; Old Blindman’s Gate House, Blindman’s Gate, Woolton Hill, RG20 9XB
GEORGE FRANCIS GARTON – UKIP; 23 Hartley Meadow, Whitchurch, RG28 7BW
STEVEN NIELSON – Liberal [...]
|April 16||7:45 pm|
This is an opportunity to meet and hear reports from your Town, Borough, and County Councillors, local Police and other organisations.
The candidates to represent Whitchurch and Clere in the forthcoming Hampshire County Council elections have been announced.
A win against strugglers Hythe and Dibden moved Whitchurch United to within one point of the top of the table.
Council reverts to previous local plan proposal
An online edition is now available of the document created by residents and adopted by the council in 2004.
Whitchurch Tennis Club officially started its tennis season this week.
It was a rare defeat for Whitchurch Utd FC as they took on Wessex Premier Division team Alresford Town in the Final of the North Hants Senior Cup last night.
Councillor Sherlock who had proposed a 200 increase to the number of houses for Whitchurch has made a Statement.
|April 3||7:30 pm|
Whitchurch United take on Alresford Town in the final of the North Hants Senior Cup.
|April 2||7:30 pm|
Whitchurch sees a Cup Final as Tron Reserves Football Club take on Chineham Albion in the Final of the North Hampshire Junior ‘A’ Cup.
|March 31||9:00 pm|
Don’t be Shy, Give it a Try!
The good form of Whitchurch Utd continues as they took on Andover New Street away at the Foxcotte ground.
This is the text of the letter which was presented to the Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council at their meeting on 28th March 2013.
Basingstoke and Deane Councillors again discussed the proposals to increase the planned number of houses for Whitchurch and Overton as part of a scrutiny ‘call-in’ by Cllr Keith Watts
|March 30||9:00 pm||-||11:00 pm|
Audiences have described them as ‘absolutely beautiful’, ’soulful and heartfelt’ with ”wonderful harmonies’.
Beware, you lose an hour’s sleep.
The Jam Boys secured their second cup final of the season…
|May 11||10:00 am||-||12:00 pm|
Come along to our Book Event to help raise money for books for Whitchurch Primary School at the Gill Nethercott Centre on Saturday 11th May, 10am – 12 noon.
Two cycles have been stolen…
|April 20||7:30 pm|
Top professional music comes to Whitchurch with the visit of The World Famous Red Sox.
|March 27||7:30 pm|
Whitchurch Utd are at home for the semi final of the Andover Cup, when they take on Broughton at the Longmeadow Ground.
The Notice of Election for the election of Hampshire County Councillors was published today…
Whitchurch Sports & Social Club through to Team KO final while Team Plate finalists also confirmed.
|March 23||3:00 pm|
If Whitchurch win today, then depending on other results, they could be top of the Wessex League First Division.
|March 23||8:00 pm|
It’s a free live music evening down at the Social Club, with top covers band Just Testing.
Good music, good company, good beer – don’t miss it.
|April 24||7:30 pm||-||10:00 pm|
Whitchurch guitarist and composer Vincent Lindsey-Clark will be touring a new programme of his own music along with popular pieces from the guitar repertoire.
|March 29||-||April 14|
Family Friendly Workshops, Trails and Craft Activities throughout the School Holidays.
Easter Egg Trail costs £1, Craft Activities 50p.
Please note, normal admission charges apply, but if you live in Whitchurch for one month only, Good Friday 29 March to 30 April 2013, Whitchurch Silk Mill will be opening its doors free to the residents of Whitchurch. All [...]
This Saturday afternoon could see Whitchurch Utd moving into top place in the Wessex Sydenham League Division One, as they take on Stockbridge at the Longmeadow Ground, with a 3pm kick off.
|May 23||8:00 pm|
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery with a fearsome bengal tiger!
A few weeks ago, this website and it’s associated social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter adopted a Social Media Policy.
Richard Cooper, the Whitchurch Association Trustee responsible for the charity’s policies, explains.
If anyone has any enquiries with regards to Community Engagement in Whitchurch, St Mary Bourne and Hurstbourne Priors…
Final finishing positions have almost been decided with just 2 game weeks to go. View here the current league table, singles wins table and latest results.
Local people will have another chance to challenge the decision by Basingstoke & Deane’s Cabinet to increase the number of new homes planned for Whitchurch from 350 to 550.
Whitchurch Utd FC awarded Wessex League team of the month for recognition of a great year to date.
|March 16||4:45 pm|
It is a big day for rugby supporters as England take on Wales in the Six Nations, while football fans also have a treat.
Work towards a 20mph pilot scheme in Whitchurch have been progressing as results from the public questionnaires are being analysed from the ten areas in Hampshire under consideration.
The WA have been awarded the coveted Visible Difference accreditation after almost 3 years of work. Last November the association spent a day with an assessor going over governance, policies, health & safety and finance amongst other things.
Whitchurch United FC put another three goals into the back of the net to continue their good form in the Wessex Sydenhams Football League First Division.
|April 25||8:00 pm|
A dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran.
This was the 20th year of the Awards, created to honour those who work for the good of our local Community, or who inspire others through their achievements.
Congratulations to this years Pairs KO finalists. See who they are, how they got there and those that almost made it
At a full meeting of the Whitchurch Town Council last night (Monday), an election took place for the next Mayor for the town.
Whitchurch Youth Project has launched a Young Leader Training Course in Whitchurch Town Hall. The training, which could lead to accredited qualifications, is provided by Youth Clubs Hampshire & Isle of Wight.
|March 3||4:00 pm|
The first one was a great success – so it’s back: The White Hart Acoustic Music Session.
After the incredible nine-goal win against Amesbury last week, Whitchurch United have put four goals past the Wessex First Division leaders.
The Liberal Democrats have announced their local candidate for the forthcoming County Council elections.
|March 5||7:30 pm|
A talk on the Civil War in Hampshire to be given by Alan Turton, who used to be at Basing House.
A day of creativity, fun, reflection and inspiration.
|March 9||8:00 pm|
Quiz Night in aid of St Michael’s Hospice.
Young Drama Club- Theatre Royal Winchester starting Monday 15th April
Whitchurch Town Council decided last night to send a member to Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council to speak against the proposals to increase the housing allocations in Whitchurch from 350 to 550 houses.
A Petition has been launched today to object to the suggestions that made by a Kingsclere Councillor that there should be an increase of 64% in the proposed housing for Whitchurch
The 64% increase in the proposed housing for Whitchurch is raising many questions amongst local residents with this website’s social media and comments sections red hot.
It really is quite simple.
What does it mean?
When posting anything online just be polite, courteous and friendly…
Whitchurch United continued their climb up the Wessex Sydenham League first Division with a nine-goal stunner down at the Longmeadow ground.
The 200 year old Mill on the banks of the River Test has earned national recognition as a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction.
|April 14||1:45 pm|
A pleasant cycle ride to the annual Daffodil Sunday at Binley, with two gardens, woodland walks and home made teas.
The Cabinet Member for Planning, Donald Sherlock of Kingsclere, will be recommending to BDBC that the allocation for new house building in Whitchurch be increased by 64%…
Reports of a bright star like object passing quickly over the sky are not an invasion from outer space.
|March 14||7:43 pm|
If you have anything that you consider creative or artistic bring it along and share it, whether it be music, poetry, painting, sculpture, photography or even a doodle on the back of an envelope.
Whitchurch Sports and Social Club dominate in qualifying for the Singles KO quarter finals with 5 representatives.
See who else has qualified…
In the first ‘Have Your Say’ vote, Whitchurch residents were given the opportunity to vote for one of three applications, all aiming to receive a community grant of £1000.
This week, a special gathering was held with an aim of ensuring a strong and positive future.
There was even an election.
The Parish Hall holds a special place in the hearts of many in the town and it was encouraging to hear at its Annual General Meeting that the last year has been one of success.
A proposal to change the method of selecting the Town Mayor was an unexpected development at last Monday’s full meeting of the Whitchurch Town Council.
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council have given the new board at Whitchurch Silk Mill the thumbs up by releasing the annual grant that had been withheld from the previous board.
We are pleased to re-launch our daytime Pilates class
Testbourne Lunch Club looking for additional members
Do you want to promote a business or local service?
A mother’s view – dog fouling in Whitchurch – Sometimes, I’m almost thankful I don’t have a sense of smell…
|February 2||10:00 am||-||1:00 pm|
Lots of popular adult fiction, plus children’s books, information books, Large Print and DVDs for sale.
Today we are pleased to launch the FAQ, the Frequently Asked Questions page for this website – all the questions you have been asking, ranging from how to add content to who oversees it.
Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about this community website. Hopefully it will help if you wish to find anything out.
Who runs this website?
The website is run by the Whitchurch Association, a local registered charity.
It is managed on a day-to-day basis by a small team of volunteers elected at the WA AGM, [...]
Yes it’s a bit clichéd but questions have been asked.
Did the Ladies win again? Did the George follow up last weeks win over the leaders? Did the Sports and Social Club get over that defeat? This and more including tales of apple juice, returning players and badgers.
After a week of snow and rain the sun’s rays streamed through the windows of the Gill Nethercott Centre, and rightly so as good news was to the fore.
Knowledgeable, experienced and professional service for your beloved four legged friends.
PGCE Secondary school Maths Tutor available for one to one tuition.
|April 14||7:30 pm||-||10:00 pm|
Nominated in the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, the Faustus triumvirate are three of the leading lights of English folk music of their generation…
|February 7||2:00 pm||-||8:00 pm|
Have Your Say…
The presentation of the Shop Window Competition Shield has been made to…
Due to a number of reasons, but especially Health and Safety because of the icy conditions and the possibility of more snow, it has been decided to cancel Rainbow Guides on Monday 21st January 2013.
News from the Youth Project…
South West Trains have announced details of service changes for Monday.
Reports for matches played 16th January
Ladies finally do it
Buses suspended, trains running to special timetables, engineering on Sunday.
Due to the weather The Whitchurch Youth Project will not be opening either of the two youth clubs tonight.
|January 18||2:30 pm|
Come along for Bugs & Insects storytime at the Library – 2.30pm
First league results/reports of 2013.
Don’t get caught out. Train times change.
|February 16||7:30 pm|
The Whitchurch Western Dance Club meet every month at the Testbourne Sports Hall with a Live Band and a Disco.
The campaign to bring faster internet access to Whitchurch and BT’s subsequent installation are recorded in a series of articles that appeared on the town website…
Each year the Whitchurch Welfare Trust distributes “Christmas Cheer” to individuals and organisations based in Whitchurch.
With talk of imminent snow over the last few days, remember that Whitchurch has its very own Snow Crisis Line…
One subject that raises the heckles wherever you live is that of dogs leaving their mess, but this comes with a binload of fun.
We are looking for your help.
Before the Answers come the Questions…
Do you have any?
|March 7||7:30 pm||-||10:00 pm|
“He was not like other boys….He did not see the world through the same eyes as us”
|April 27||7:30 pm||-||10:00 pm|
The event has sadly had to be postponed due to audience numbers, apologies for any inconvenience. Whitchurch Association
The January sale has now started at Rosie’s Gifts in London Street.
Film News from the Parish Hall
One of the most established events in the Whitchurch calendar.
Whitchurch Festival Annual General Meeting.
The annual Carnival Procession and Fete.
|January 13||10:30 am|
Riding a bike is fun. Have you pulled the bike from the back of the shed with ‘good intentions’ for the year ahead…
The route from Andover through Whitchurch to Basingstoke, is just made for a hop-on-hop-off day out, and how better to combine it with visiting some of the many traditional pubs along the route.
See who’s potting and who’s miss-hitting
|February 2||11:00 am||-||4:00 pm||February 3||11:00 am||-||4:00 pm|
Calling all embroiderers, lacemakers, spinners, weavers, dyers, students, felt makers, textile artists and crafters.
|January 5||3:00 pm|
The Jam Boys are away to Team Solent in their first League match of 2013.
Are you running an event in 2013?
Is it listed on the town calendar?
Now is the time to get those events listed – and to help avoid clashes.
|January 6||10:30 am|
Riding a bike is fun. Have you pulled the bike from the back of the shed with ‘good intentions’ for the year ahead, or even made a New Year’s Resolution? This is for you.
What should you do with your old Christmas tree?
Happy New Year for 2013
Happy New Year from the town’s official community website.
Whitchurch is a very special place.
Photos of just some of the places that were decorated in Whitchurch for Christmas 2012…
|December 26||10:00 am|
The local cycle shop North Hants Bikes is running a Boxing Day Road Bike Ride
around the North Hampshire lanes.
In an encouraging move this week, both schools in the town showed their support for introducing a 20mph scheme in the town.
A driver was lucky to be alive after a crash this morning on the B3400 at Wells in the Field.
The National Blood Service have decided to stop holding blood donor sessions in Whitchurch.
Whitchurch Surgery in Bell Street remains open as usual over the holiday, except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
A seasonal greeting from all at the Town Hall.
|January 24||8:00 pm|
Set in late-19th-century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
|January 26||10:00 am|
Whitchurch Association is the town’s charity that runs the Gill Nethercott Centre as well as a number of other local projects, one of which is this website.
|December 26||1:00 pm||-||5:00 pm|
This annual event, a firm favourite on the Whitchurch Calendar, always goes with a bang; fun for the whole family.
|December 31||7:30 pm|
Music, dancing, two bars, in a fun relaxed atmosphere for the whole family.
|January 10||8:00 pm|
This is a great time to share plans for the coming year and to meet others who are helping in various groups and societies in the town.
|December 22||8:30 pm|
Ed plays a wide variety of Rock, funk, soul, blues and pop and the evening will swing with music.
|December 23||3:00 pm||-||5:00 pm|
Christmas Party at the White Hart, in association with Rising Fives Playgroup.
|December 21||7:30 pm|
This popular annual event starts in the Bell and winds its way through town…
A message from Whitchurch Utd FC…
Is your road included? Most are…but there are notable exceptions. A questionnaire is also online…
Following the fantastic success of the 2012 London Drive to Work Day, should we have one in our own little town for those who don’t earn their crust in the capital?
|June 15||-||June 23|
A number of different cycling themed events throughout the week.
Two demolished Whitchurch pubs featured strongly yesterday in a Mass Lobby of Parliament…
Festivities at The White Hart – the popular pub announces its Christmas programme.
Qualifiers for the Pairs KO Quarter Finals
The Lights Are On! — Pictures and a video from around town…
Reports for League Matches played 28/11. See who won and who lost.
It was an evening for woolly hats and thick scarves as the crowd assembled for the annual switch on of the Christmas lights.
So please come along and help yourself because once it’s gone…. it’s gone!
This year the town website, on behalf of the shopkeepers, is asking everyone to vote for the Best Christmas Shop Window – and votes are open until Monday 17th December.
Week 6 league matches. What happenened where and when. Well when was last Wednesday 21st and where was your local pubs and as to what happened, well read it for yourself
Reports from the entertaining Team Knock Out Cup Quarter Finals
The popular pre-school group Rising Fives celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and is holding a special Open Day.
One of Whitchurch’s most traditional shops has had a high-tech upgrade with the launch of a new website.
|November 16||8:00 pm|
Disco – raising funds for a worthwhile charity.
The centre of Whitchurch was packed this lunchtime as the people of Whitchurch came out to support the BBC One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge.
‘We’ll Meet Again’ Supper organised the the Whitchurch Festival.
This excellent function is one of many good causes funded by the proceeds of events during the year.
Website: WHITCHURCH FESTIVAL
BBC’s One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge comes through Whitchurch this Thursday as it raises funds for the charity BBC Children in Need.
Whitchurch Silk Mill has appointed an interim Manager to guide the Mill and develop it as a heritage site while the trustees build a strategy for the future.
Latest league matches
There is good news from the Police.
The Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing Whitchurch man.
Around fifty cycling enthusiasts visited Whitchurch today as part of a 106km cycle ride.
Students at Testbourne School each made their individual contribution to this year’s Act of Remembrance during a special assembly today.
|December 6||5:00 pm||-||9:00 pm|
Shopkeepers, businesses and Community Groups are working together to make this year’s Christmas in Whitchurch one of the best.
Music with Mummy and Jolly Babies – every Tuesday morning in term time !
The plans to put the Whitchurch Silk Mill on a more secure footing continue as the trial weaving of a ‘Celebration Silk’ continues and Christmas activities come closer.
|March 23||8:30 pm||-||9:30 pm|
Will you be taking part in 2013?
|November 11||10:15 am|
The Day of Remembrance.
‘Dead by Dawn’ – a name in itself that starts to raise and emotions as well as eyebrows, but what an evening this turned out to be; ‘dead’ it was not.
With the growth in interest in cycling for utility and leisure Whitchurch now has a dedicated cycling website with the launch of ‘Cycle Whitchurch’.
A new charity music event comes to Whitchurch this weekend which will include a very special tribute to some local friends.
No trains through Whitchurch this weekend, but replacement buses running.
All the stories on the town website about local residents voting for Daniel Park to become a QEII Field, and their opposition to B&DBC reserving a strip of land through it for a road…
EDF Energy Renewables have been undertaking environmental and technical work on the site in recent months. Now they are coming to Whitchurch to report back.
|November 4||4:00 pm|
If you fancy a relaxing Sunday afternoon, don’t forget acoustic music at the Bell from 4.00pm onwards.
|November 3||8:00 pm|
Enjoy an evening of fun and music at this lively local pub.
Halloween can be a fun time as is shown by various events and activities around the town, from fancy dress discos to pumpkin carving.
But for some in can be quite frightening or intimidating.
What a fantastic video.
No words are needed, just sit back and enjoy.
|November 24||11:00 am||-||4:00 pm|
If you are looking for something different to give as Christmas presents or unusual Christmas decorations this is the place to shop, with stalls offering a rich variety of gifts and handcrafted items for sale.
Will you forget?
Whitchurch will be buzzing tonight with activities throughout the town.
Shopkeepers and businesses are working together to finalise ideas to make this year’s Christmas in Whitchurch one of the best.
One event causes concerns, while another is eagerly awaited…
|October 30||11:00 am||-||3:30 pm||October 31||11:00 am||-||3:30 pm||November 1||11:00 am||-||3:30 pm|
Half term activities down the Silk Mill – learn how to silk dye using natural dye plants from the Mill’s garden.
Back in July the young people of Whitchurch put on a terrific event at Daniel Park…
Could a road be built over Daniel Park in 2014?
|December 6||5:00 pm||-||8:00 pm|
The lights will lead you to the Fair…
Getting there quick is recommended as there are some good bargains to be had, and you will be helping out the youth club too.
Who will be representing Whitchurch as your Police and Crime Commissioner?
|October 31||4:00 pm||-||7:00 pm|
Children’s Party – join in for Halloween
|October 27||9:00 pm|
Fancy Dress down at the Hart.
Due to Staff Shortage it is regretted that the Citizens Advice Bureau at the Whitchurch Town Hall will not be open on Tuesday 23rd October.
Wildflowers will be blooming…
Whitchurch’s MP, Sir George Young, has been promoted to government Chief Whip following the resignation of Andrew Mitchell tonight.
The Silk Mill was packed as plans for the future were announced.
Several events this last week indicated support for the principle of 20mph in Whitchurch.
Opening league games got under way this week.
A video of a typical Saturday lunchtime with people travelling about…
This week the pub gained a new member of the family – but make sure you are up-to-date with your tax!
|October 13||9:30 am||-||11:30 am|
Drop in for a chat too see how 20mph can improve Whitchurch.
This was a hard fought game down at the Longmeadow ground…
Whitchurch is certainly somewhere where music plays a large part and this weekend is no exception with at least three events today and, if that isn’t enough, more tomorrow.
|October 7||4:00 pm|
If you fancy a relaxing Sunday afternoon, don’t forget acoustic music at the Bell from 4pm onwards, led by Keith Bell.
The Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill are to hold a Book Sale to help them raise funds for their work in supporting the Mill, the town’s most important heritage site.
It has recently come to the attention of the Police that there may be a scam going around.
|October 6||3:00 pm|
Football – today sees a home Wessex League game for the Jam Boys at the Longmeadow ground against Pewsey Vale.
Lower Newbury Street to get Anti-Skid surface.
Whitchurch Surgery in Bell Street has welcomed a new partner…
|October 6||9:00 pm|
P.R.Dewhurst – Singer, Guitarist, Entertainer – plays classic songs from the last 60 years.
Unfortunately it seems the problems of some dogs fouling parts of Whitchurch hasn’t gone away.
The Whitchurch Walking for Health group has gone from strength to strength and now has around 50 walkers who set off from the Gill Nethercott Centre on Wednesday mornings.
A packed programme for Friday evenings…
|October 10||8:00 pm||-||9:30 pm|
A meeting is arranged in support of introducing 20mph to a number of Whitchurch roads.
Improvements to the Whitchurch living environment have moved a step closer say supporters of the 20mph initiative, to be piloted in Whitchurch.
A campaigner for faster Internet tells his story of having BT Infinity installed…
|October 6||7:00 pm|
A combined entertainment night featuring top band Just Testing with The Big Curry a charity fundraiser in aid of ABF, The Soldiers Charity.
The autumn train timetable begins on Sunday 7th October. Don’t miss your train!
|October 20||7:00 pm|
By popular demand ‘Mace’s Delight’ with caller Mat Green is leading a ‘Ceilidh’ – traditional fun and dancing suitable for all the family.
|October 25||8:00 pm|
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness.
|November 2||2:00 pm|
Aardman’s tale of swashbuckling tale of high jinx on the high seas, The Pirates! is comic genius.
|September 23||1:00 pm|
Good music, good atmosphere, good beer…
Does Whitchurch suffer from flooding? How will it be tackled? How can you help?
Whitchurch has been been allocated £150,000 towards improvements that could go towards improving access and safety…
After a very tense game down at the Longmeadow Ground, Whitchurch United were knocked out from the FA Vase competition.
|October 27||7:30 pm|
Adger Brown, a popular local entertainer and comedian will run an Auction to help raise funds…
The hub is aimed at young people and is a place where they can feel safe and secure. It offers support, advice and guidance on a wide variety of issues.
A range of activities at Testbourne to suit all ages – Programme of activities for Autumn 2012.
Weaving to resume at the “jewel in Hampshire’s crown”.
Lower vehicle speeds which can lead to improvements to the environment are a step closer today.
“Irrational” Council pretends that 2011 never happened.
Learning about our past was to the fore in Whitchurch when both the Town Hall and the Methodist Church opened themselves as part of the National Heritage Days
|September 19||7:30 pm|
The Friends of the QEII Field hold their Annual General Meeting in the Town Hall this evening…
Whitchurch Town Councillor resigns, leaving vacancy to be filled.
Its a free way to promote an event – but where do they go?
A large rock has appeared on the Meadow.
Our MP takes a move in the corridors of Westmintser.
The official farewell took place at the White Hart as Andy and Julie move on…
The only flying Avro Vulcan bomber, XH558, flew directly over the town twice this weekend…
The sun came out. Indeed the weather could not have been kinder for the postponed Whitchurch Carnival Procession.
Police Report for the parishes of Whitchurch, St Mary Bourne & Stoke, Binley, The Wykes, Hurstbourne Priors & Tufton.
Whitchurch Utd went through to the next round of the FA Vase when they beat Team Solent away this afternoon (Saturday).
Road side promotion is Brilliant.
Entertainment by Miguel Olivares-Alvarez, International Vocal Entertainer.
|September 1||3:00 pm|
Today is a home game for the Reserves in the Wyvern Combination Division One East League.
A new charity music event comes to Whitchurch – Dead by Dawn.
|September 1||3:00 pm|
Whitchurch Utd first team travel to play Team Solent in the opening round of the FA Vase Cup Competition.
|September 8||10:00 am||-||6:00 pm|
Today (Saturday September 8th) is the popular Hampshire Historic Churches ‘Ride and Stride’ event, now in its 31st year.
It was a well-attended service in All Hallows Church that celebrated the life of John Dennett, Master Butcher of Whitchurch.
|October 2||12:30 am||-||6:30 pm|
A lovely day out to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew.
|September 8||9:00 pm|
Top South of England four-piece band bring a wide range of sounds from Black Sabbath and Free to Kings of Leon and Black Eyed Peas.
|September 4||7:30 pm|
A chance to stretch those brain cells as well as raising funds for a good cause.
|August 31||8:30 pm|
Who remembers when Rocky Horror hit the stage?
They say a dog is a man’s best friend, and so it is for a great many dog owners.
|September 27||8:00 pm|
Mat Damon plays a handsome widower, bringing up two children, who impulsively buys a dilapidated zoo.
Based on a true story, from the Director of Jerry Maguire.
Watch the skies – keep those eyes peeled.
|August 26||8:30 pm|
The night will rock. Ed plays a wide variety of Rock, funk, soul, blues and pop and the evening will swing with music.
|August 25||8:30 pm|
Live music tonight as local band play at the Hart.
Visitors to the Silk Mill between September and December 2011 were invited to complete a simple questionnaire during their visit. There were 295 responses (just under 3% of the visitors). The raw results are in a document HERE and a summary is below – where percentages are rounded and so may not total 100%. Results from [...]
Results from a visitor survey was published in 2007 by the Whitchurch Silk Mill. Two studies were used: a gift-aid study and an exit survey of visitors. The full survey results are HERE. A summary is below. A questionnaire based survey was done in 2011 – its results are HERE.
GIFT AID STUDY
Postal codes from Gift [...]
A quick look around our increasingly colourful town will show the town is buzzing with activity. Friday is just packed with things happening.
|August 23||7:30 pm|
A friendly game down at the Longmeadow Ground.
The Silk Mill has a new Board – and Acting Chairman of the Trustees, Keth Watts, makes a statement.
Today it’s the turn of GCSE students…
An attempt has been made to try and break into the front door of a house in Daniel Road in Whitchurch
Excessive speed is often a major factor in crashes that kill and maim.
Did anyone see anything?
Pub quiz supports local athlete…
26-mile Clarendon Way completed!
Who has the greenest of fingers? Winners announced…
|August 24||10:00 am||-||5:00 pm||August 25||10:00 am||-||5:00 pm|
Whitchurch has a wealth of creativity and this weekend sees Penny Spooner opening her pottery studio as part of this event. She is joined by four local artists.
|August 18||12:00 pm|
So who will receive the prizes for this new competition?
Hampshire has many gifted amateur and professional artists and this weekend sees many of them open their doors to visitors – including in Whitchurch.
A Message from John’s family…
After a promise that the new 24-hour Cashpoint at Tesco in Winchester Street would be operational today, we learn of a further delay.
Young people throughout Whitchurch have been receiving news of what the next few years of their life, and perhaps even beyond will hold for them.
Never before has supporting the Friends of the Silk Mill been so important.
|September 5||8:00 pm|
Do you play pool? AGM and Registration Night.
It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of John Dennett, known and loved by so many.
|August 24||8:00 pm|
A 70s / 80s Fancy Dress Disco.
|August 18||8:00 pm|
Why not pop down the King’s Arms this evening.
|August 25||2:00 pm|
Enjoy a cream tea at the annual St John Fisher Fete
Tickets are now on sale and the advice is to buy them quickly.
|September 30||12:00 pm||-||6:00 pm|
Happy’s Circus is a traditional all human circus that brings pleasure to audiences young and old.
The new Carnival Procession date has now been announced.
Whitchurch United FC played their first match in this season’s prestigious FA Cup campaign.
The search is on for nominations for the Whitchurch Arts Award.
|September 22||7:00 pm|
Join Hampshire’s own explorer and broadcaster in an exciting journey across Central Asia.
|October 17||7:00 pm|
The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill.
After nearly a year’s wait, Whitchurch is to at last have a 24-hour ATM.
Once again new stock has arrived at Rosie’s in London Street…
The judging to find the winners of the town’s first allotments competition is now underway.
Have the Directors resigned? Is the new Board ‘legitimate’?
The latest news is here…
|September 13||7:43 pm|
Lively minds will meet together and enjoy an evening of discussion and sharing ideas…
It was a goal scoring frenzy down at the Longmeadow ground.
|August 8||2:30 pm||-||3:00 pm|
Toe – tapping, hand clapping, knee jogging songs and rhymes for children under 2 years and their parent/carer.
|August 20||1:00 pm||-||3:00 pm|
Why not have a go at trying out the climbing wall…
|August 30||9:45 am||-||3:00 pm|
Chicks, hens, eggs… visit the farm.
|September 4||7:30 pm|
A talk by John White, a retired employee of De La Rue, presented by the Whitchurch History Society.
|August 16||7:15 pm|
This is an ideal meeting to come along and find out more about the WI.
|September 8||10:00 am||-||4:00 pm|
Town Hall and the Methodist Church are opening their doors as part of the 2012 Heritage Open Days.
|August 4||3:00 pm|
Pre-season Friendly at home against Censo FC.
A detailed report on last week’s meeting is now available.
What did people think about the Mill?
A full week of activities has started at Testbourne…
|July 29||10:00 am|
Inspired by the recent successes of British cycling?
Fancy a pleasant pedal out into the countryside?
|July 28||3:00 pm|
This could be a tough game and will be a good indicator of present form for the Jam Boys.
|July 27||7:30 pm|
With the Olympics only allowing the sale of Heineken products, what could be better than a pleasant wander around the pubs of Whitchurch to sample a selection of fine British real ales
|July 28||7:00 pm|
The roll-over draw continues at the Sports and Social Club, with an incredible £1000 still up for grabs.
Today was the hottest day of the year in Whitchurch…
Four directors resign at the Mill…
It was a colourful procession that wound its way through the Town.
|July 22||1:45 pm|
Join in the procession around the town Walk the Walk or Ride the Wheel…
Summer of fun at Testbourne Community School
As road deaths and serious injuries climb, where in Whitchurch should have 20mph speed limits?
The Parish Fete has been moved to Sunday afternoon…
The 2012 Olympic flame circled Whitchurch yesterday as it passed through Newbury, Basingstoke, Winchester and Andover on its journey through the UK towards the Olympic stadium.
|July 25||7:30 pm|
An opportunity for everyone to express their views and to discuss with others the importance of this major heritage site to Whitchurch and the surrounding area.
Damage to pavements, buildings, street furniture by today’s traffic can be very dangerous for people walking around town.
Poor weather forecast has led to a very regrettable decision.
Will Whitchurch again have a successful run in the FA Cup?
The first game is against…
This Saturday sees the annual Whitchurch Carnival, a colourful Procession and Fete that brings the whole town out.
Rosie would like to let people know that …….
A Whitchurch man appeared in Winchester Crown Court on Monday, where he pleaded guilty to various offences.
The sale of the old site of the Harvest Home has now been extended to at least three agents…
Why pay full fare to get to London by train when a polite request at the ticket office could saving you lots?
Clearing paths, Allotments and Dogs were all on the Agenda of what was an interesting meeting in the Town Hall Chamber…
A proposal has been put put forward calling for support for the Silk Mill.
Local residents are being given the opportunity to find out more information on proposed plans for a new wind farm.
Is it time to eject your CD player, old toasters, broken heaters?
There has rarely been such a magnificent display of colour as at the weekend’s fabulous Flower Festival – enjoyed by many visitors and local residents alike.
Some News from Whitchurch Youth Project Volunteers…
Gizzy, or Ginger, has gone missing.
A fantastic colourful Flower Festival opens today in the town as the Methodist church launches another of its 200th Year Anniversary events.
The rain was tipping down on Monday, but that didn’t stop an emotional ‘tour’ around the Whitchurch Art (Bollards) Project as memories of a young artist who was tragically killed one year ago came flooding back.
Whitchurch has taken three out of three games.
Famous residents of Whitchurch and its surrounding villages include Sir Alfred Herbert of Dunley and Coventry
Sunday sees the Whitchurch ‘Butcher’s Babes’ taking part in the Race for Life. The team are in the Winchester race, raising funds for Cancer Research.
Well, they flew for the Queen over her house, and today they did it for Whitchurch!
Ok, it’s really just for fun, but there may be a drink to the winner.
Throughout the Jubilee period many of the local businesses have decorated their windows.
Can you guess which shops are shown below?
Three vehicles were parked in the Car park of the Longmeadow Sports and Social Club, and the owners are distraught.
Additional photos taken at the 2012 GrindTime sk8fest on Daniel Park…
Music rang out across Daniel Park as Whitchurch’s newest event got underway – a mix of a Community Party and a SkateFest…
Wow – that was unbelievable. It’s gone straight through the roof!
If you’re reading this then you’re still hung over. Read the title instead…
The fireworks arranged on the Millennium Meadow went off with a Ring, before the more customary Bang!
Time to start stocking up for the picnic hampers.
5 Days to go, quick update!! – and the teams so far!
Another Whitchurch record for the year fell today…
Next week’s Jubilee weekend, has a wide ranging programme of events rarely seen before over such a short period in the town.
A blaze of colour should greet visitors to the town centre this summer
Celebrate the Park, the Jubilee, the coming of Summer – perhaps the most creative event of the Jubilee holiday.
After a strong but unsuccessful local campaign to save the historic Harvest Home public house in Winchester Street, in an unexpected turn of events the site has been put back on the market.
The following has been received from Graham Burgess who is organising a number of fine events over the Diamond Jubilee holiday. We are pleased to reproduce his list and poster here.
Acoustix return to play the White Hart again with a special brand of music.
|June 4||2:00 pm||-||6:00 pm|
Perhaps the most innovative event of the Jubilee Weekend! A brand new event, for everyone.
Funfair, Pimms, BBQ, Music…
|June 7||7:30 pm|
Open Meeting to discuss the future of housing and recreation land provision in Whitchurch.
Break out the bunting, bake a cake and get ready to have a Jubilee themed street party!
London Street closure confirmed for Rockus.
The Faster Broadband service is now being installed with residents obtaining speeds far in excess of what was previously available.
It is just under two weeks to arguably the town’s most, err, lively event – the annual Whitchurch Pub Race.
The Mayor has announced a new competition.
They must be the most photographed inhabitants of our town.
Whitchurch will no longer be left behind…
Yesterday evening the Town Council Development Committee discussed the plans for a 17-turbine wind farm to the south of the Whitchurch.
Today is the first full day in the official duties of our new Mayor.
There have been changes to the speed limits for drivers entering and leaving town.
The first of a series of historical plaques around the town was unveiled today at a short ceremony in Oakland Road.
With the sun out and temperatures rising, thoughts must move to activities for the improving weather.
One enterprising local pub is now providing more choice to the customer.
|May 24||8:00 pm|
Sarah Jessica Parker is funny and touching as a harassed working mother in the big-screen adaptation of Allison Pearson’s bestselling novel.
A bicycle was stolen sometime during the day on Thursday from the garden of premises in Winchester Street, Whitchurch.
Professional actor, ex-Testbourne student and WADS alumnus Ben Riddle held the last of his short series of acting master class workshops in Whitchurch last night.
There is still time to see the photographic display in the Gill Nethercott Centre.
|May 17||7:15 pm|
Whitchurch WI holds its Annual General Meeting, followed by a talk…
|May 16||7:00 pm|
If you have an interest in improving sporting facilities in Whitchurch please do come along to share your views.
Could land off Winchester Road provide a future solution to some of Whitchurch’s housing and open space requirements?
Organisers say this year will be the best yet.
Local town centre businesses have been working together to make the centre a much more pleasant place to shop.
|May 6||4:00 pm|
If you fancy a relaxing Sunday afternoon, don’t forget acoustic music at the Bell.
It was one of those days.
The Polling Station is open until 10.00pm this evening.
But will they know their onions?
Food for rescued animals is desperately sought…
Join the party all afternoon – and later too.
|May 20||8:00 pm|
Nil Points, or Neel Pwunt…
Local composer and classical guitarist, Vincent Lindsey-Clark returns with the Modern Guitar Trio to The Point in Eastleigh for an evening of guitar music on Saturday 19 May, starting at 8pm, featuring Vincent’s own compositions
|May 10||10:00 am||-||6:00 pm|
A coach trip to Windsor in Diamond Jubilee year.
|June 5||3:00 pm||-||6:00 pm|
Dust off your dancing shoes, slip on your best dress and come and take a twirl around the floor…
|May 7||10:00 am|
A trip to the renowned venue for art near Salisbury.
Loads of activities at the Silk Mill…
|May 12||10:30 am||-||5:00 pm|
Visitors will be able to talk via radio to visitors of other mills in other countries.
|May 12||11:00 am|
The Library is joining in with the ‘Tales from the Riverbank’ event
A book signing took place and an exhibition was opened…
There could be up to 17 wind turbines in an area two miles to the south of Whitchurch.
22 local business people packed into the White Hart on Wednesday evening, to share an evening of networking and fine food.
The town heard of the wealth of activities that are taking place.
|April 28||3:00 pm|
The last game of the season for the Jam Boys.
Newly resurfaced Tennis Courts soon to be available.
We have received the following from a group of ladies who are fundraising for a national charity but with a local cause…
Local shopkeepers have lots of ideas for the town.
Reports have passed to the website that a swan’s nest and eggs in a river bank location on the outer edges of the town have been disturbed, with an alleged aim of destroying the eggs…
Water, water, everywhere…
The first three months of the year has seen the official town website continuing to go from strength to strength as it establishes itself as one of the area’s first calls for local information. See the report…
All agreed it was a good evening.
|April 28||10:00 am||-||4:00 pm|
Two events as part of the 200th Anniversary.
An assortment of Diamond Jubilee events.
Local public toilets have come under threat as local authorities try and cut costs.
The Daniel Park QEII FiT campaign has reached the pages of the famous satirical journal.
London Street may be closed on the Saturday of the Jubilee weekend.
A strong performance for the Jam Boys saw the silverware being held aloft.
We bring the BIG festival atmosphere to our small town for one day.
|April 22||10:00 am||-||4:00 pm|
Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants are holding an open day to raise funds for Naomi House Children’s Hospice.
|April 21||10:30 am||-||12:00 pm|
A hands on cookery demonstration…
|April 15||1:00 pm|
A relaxing afternoon of acoustic music.
Anyone travelling along Winchester Road today could have been forgiven if they thought they saw an exercise class underway.
The loco Britannia, No.70000 steamed through Whitchurch twice today as she hauled an excursion from London to Salisbury and back.
Road closure causes problems for some…
A video of a couple of South-West Trains commuter trains followed by a very steamy Tornado in April 2012 at Whitchurch, Hampshire.
|April 13||7:45 pm|
The season is drawing to a close…
|April 19||7:30 pm|
Powerful folk-based music…
|April 12||7:00 pm|
A new event on the Whitchurch Festival Calendar is a Fun Quiz to help raise further funds for the Committee.
Your views are sought – What would encourage you to cycle or walk in the town more often and perhaps also reduce use of the car?
|April 12||12:07 pm||-||7:38 pm|
Another steam loco is planned to come through Whitchurch today – No.70000 Britannia.
A commemorative oak tree is to be planted on Daniel Park to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
|April 8||2:00 pm||-||9:00 pm|
Try your chance at Speed Pool … in aid of Whitchurch and Overton Pool League.
|April 10||10:30 am|
Come along and see the oak planted…
|April 9||3:00 pm|
Whitchurch Utd are at home in this local derby…
|April 8||8:30 pm|
This is an evening that will go with a swing…
|April 7||3:00 pm|
Whitchurch Utd travel away to take on Hythe and Dibden FC in the Wessex Sydenham League First Division match…
|April 8||4:00 pm|
Join in or just listen and enjoy…
|April 6||8:30 pm|
Loads of fun down the White Hart with an 80’s disco to start off the Easter break.
|April 14||8:30 pm|
Popular covers band Just Testing play classic rock and pop from the swinging 60s right through to the present day.
Local choirs joins in with others across the UK…
Three candidates are standing for the one seat…
Has the ’silent stalker’ been found?
|April 4||12:15 am||-||6:20 pm|
Today (Wednesday), Whitchurch is expected to be hit by a Tornado.
Whitchurch has shown support for a major national cycle campaign…
|April 4||8:00 pm||-||10:00 pm|
Over 400 items of immaculate Nearly New clothing for 0-5 year olds.
|April 3||7:30 pm|
A talk by Alan Turton.
|April 19||6:45 pm|
Free talk – Breast Thermography and its role.
|April 2||7:00 pm|
Pop into the King’s Arms.
At a meeting this week the latest installation planned for the Meadow gained its first green light with plans for an outdoor skating rink next Christmas.
|March 31||8:30 pm||-||9:30 pm|
Whitchurch Earth Hour – will you be helping in cutting energy waste?
We are receiving numerous reports that the 14-year old Whitchurch girl who went missing last night at 5.00pm has been found.
This evening (Thursday) the Full Council of 60 elected members will receive the report of the Cabinet meeting that made the Decision about the QE II Field.
Have you seen Jade Juniper?
The decision to reserve land for a road across Daniel Park is to be the subject of a Council ‘Call-in’.
|March 29||7:30 pm|
Longmeadow Football Ground will see a Cup final being held…
|May 3||7:00 am||-||10:00 pm|
Borough Council Elections.
Is there any community or charitable group looking for some furniture?
|May 12||10:00 am||-||1:30 pm||10:00 am||-||1:30 pm|
A fascinating morning of informative talks, videos and exhibits about wildlife on the banks of the River Test.
|April 12||7:30 pm||-||9:30 pm|
Come and learn the popular vintage dances of the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s Its a bit like lane dancing without the country and western music!
|June 30||12:00 pm||-||8:00 pm|
A Charity Pool Knockout in aid of the Wessex Children’s Heart Circle
|May 6||9:00 pm|
|March 31||7:00 pm|
The roll-over draw continues at the Sports and Social Club, with an incredible £1000 still up for grabs.
|March 27||7:45 pm|
A cup semi final for the local team.
In a small celebration held this weekend, local Arctic Convoy hero Roy Dykes (92) was presented with a medal from a number of his supporters at a get-together in the Gill Nethercott Centre.
|March 24||8:30 pm|
Get your dancing shoes on.
|March 24||11:20 am||-||1:15 pm|
Presentation Medals in respect of the Arctic Convoys to Mr Roy Dykes and to Commander W.E.Grenfell.
|April 14||7:00 pm|
The Mayor and Mayoress invite you to a charity concert by the Basingstoke Salvation Army Band and Songsters.
Steps to follow if you want to publish something on this, the town’s website.
There is a wealth of top quality films coming to Whitchurch…
Today there is a feeling of bewilderment amongst campaigners and local residents at how Basingstoke Council has dealt with the QEII Park dedication.
Borough Council elections for 2012 are looming…
There are increasing concerns over the future traffic levels that could result from the Council’s plans…
A whole range of events is being arranged to mark this special Anniversary.
Whitchurch Councillor Keith Watts has written a full response to the report that will be considered at the meeting of Basingstoke & Deane’s Cabinet on Tuesday.
|April 13||2:00 pm|
A special school holiday matinee featuring this Dreamworks film.
|April 26||8:00 pm|
A Woody Allen romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business.
|May 15||9:30 am||-||6:00 pm|
A trip to beautiful Moreton-in-Marsh in the Cotswolds, then on to Hidcote Manor Gardens an Arts and Crafts masterpiece.
A new group for local businesses is coming to Whitchurch.
|April 25||6:30 pm||-||8:30 pm|
A new business networking group holds its launch evening.
|March 17||3:00 pm|
Whitchurch Utd have a tough game today, when they take on high flyers Verwood Town at their Potterne Park ground.
|March 20||6:30 pm|
The Council is presently attempting to
renegade renege on a local vote and on their own previous decisions in order to reserve land for a road across the Park.
If you need to visit a Police station no longer will it be possible in Whitchurch.
This months magazine.
March 2012 Parish Magazine
How will this affect you?
Another unanimous vote to oppose the plans for a road…
An exciting year ahead was the focus of a well-attended community groups meeting, held last night in the White Hart.
|March 17||11:00 am||-||1:00 pm|
Basingstoke and Deane is setting out where housing will be built in the next 15 years.
Works are programmed to start on Monday 19th March in preparation for the resurfacing of Newbury Street…
A bombshell has been dropped on campaigners…
Do you remember those cotton bags paid for by a grant to the town?
|March 11||4:00 pm|
If you fancy a relaxing Sunday afternoon, don’t forget that music returns to the Bell this afternoon
|March 10||3:00 pm|
Whitchurch take on the Wiltshire team down at the Longmeadow Sports Ground in the Wessex League.
|March 13||8:00 pm|
Following the success of WADS’ production of Wyrd Sisters in 2007, the company is looking to stage another Terry Pratchett in October half-term – Carpe Jugulum – and is looking for local people who’d like to be involved.
|March 9||2:00 pm||-||6:00 pm|
Two local businesses in the town centre are celebrating their 10th Anniversaries of successful local trading today.
Can your vegetables roar past the opposition to take the chequered flag…
Whitchurch can be proud it stood up for itself.
There was much anger being expressed at Daniel Park this morning…
|March 24||8:00 pm|
… in aid of St Michael’s Hospice.
|March 17||9:30 am|
Make a card and a wire-bead gift ready for Mother’s Day.
|March 23||9:00 pm|
|March 3||11:00 am|
Turn up to show your discontent with plans for a road over Daniel Park…
Historical events planned for the Jubilee.
Are the plans to allocate land for a road from Alliston Way across the Park to the Knowlings Field?
Did we vote for a major access road?
Several Whitchurch businesses are showing their services at the Wedding Showroom in Basingstoke.
Basingstoke and Deane proposing highway across Daniel Park.
LOST: Ginger/white male cat, named ZAC (with white front legs).
WADS, Whitchurch’s own theatre group, is choosing an autumn production, and is looking for local people to join in.
It seems there are a lot of plans and ideas being formulated…
Unfortunately the issue looks to have escalated into personal violence…
A film that stars a Year 6 pupil at Whitchurch CofE Primary School was featured at a Boston film festival…
A resident is leading a call for donations towards a medal for a local hero…
Announced on Friday evening at the Gill Nethercott Centre, were the young people…
An offer has been made to any local Whitchurch area groups who are looking for some furniture.
News on a brave young Whitchurch lady…
Dogs are comforting to many people but there are still owners not cleaning up after them…
|February 10||10:00 am||February 11||9:00 am|
The Mayor and Mayoress Barry and Sandra are having a charity sale at the Methodist Church Hall in Winchester Street.
Whitchurch Town Council continues to receive complaints regarding dog fouling in public places, and their owners not clearing up after them.
Crowning of the Whitchurch Carnival Queen and Princess.
Mayor’s Reception and Community Awards.
The town website has received reports that a number of traffic collisions are occurring in Priory Lane, Freefolk.
Some drivers are using Priory Lane as a diversion due to the closure of the Newbury Road railway bridge in Whitchurch.
Reports say that traffic is “very fast and there have been several near misses and some small accidents”. [...]
|February 19||2:00 pm||-||6:00 pm|
Turn up and play chess.
Bring a board or just turn up and play.
Queues built up this morning as commuters and other travellers found…
The search is on for people who have given 60 years of voluntary service.
A group of volunteers under the auspices of the local charity the Whitchurch Association have formed together to assist those who are more vulnerable and less able in times of severe weather, such as snow.
No need to strip the shelves empty of food after all!
The bridge over the railway in Newbury Road is no more.
|February 4||3:00 pm|
Whitchurch Utd FC play away today at the Victory Stadium at HMS Temeraire in Portsmouth.
Today a steady stream of drivers were discovering that the Newbury Road Railway bridge has indeed been closed to motor vehicles and that diversions are now in place.
In what some billed as a revenge match for the visitors…
|January 27||9:30 am||-||11:30 am|
Boden, Monsoon, Mothercare, GAP, Catimini, Next, plus many more…
|March 1||6:00 pm||-||11:00 pm|
Live the Viva Las Vegas Life and dine like a King when Elvis comes to Whitchurch.
Speeding drivers are targeted by new signs….
An exciting programme has been announced for 2012…
Over 32,000 people went through the doors of the Gill Nethercott Centre last year. This was just one of the fantastic successes announced when local residents met in the Gill Nethercott Centre for the AGM of the Whitchurch Association…
|February 9||2:00 pm||-||9:00 pm|
A Public Exhibition on the proposed housing planned for land in Bloswood Lane is being held.
|January 26||7:00 pm|
Nip down for a drink, chat and cheer yourself up with a new pair of shoes.
|January 14||3:00 pm|
Today Whitchurch United first team take on Ringwood Town…
Christmas has very quickly passed us by and we are now getting into 2012 (where did 2011 go)??
If you have a child who was born between 1 September 2007 and 31 August 2008, then they are due to start school in September 2012.
Yes, it’s today!
Coming soon – a wealth of films for all.
|January 15||7:30 pm||-||10:30 pm|
Was that the year that was for you?
In this fun night we take a look back at 2011.
It sounds like a film title, but its not!
Whitchurch is to feature on BBC2 when Michael Portillo visits the…
Whitchurch sees in the New Year…
Winning the UK Race to Infinity, top for UK votes for a QEII Open Space, and lots of other wins and awards, shows Whitchurch is growing into a community that not only works together but has a voice that is listened to. Read on…
Several garages in Whitchurch and Overton have been broken into over the past fortnight…
Happy Christmas from the town website…
Every Christmas Eve in the Square…
WADS’ winter production will run for three days at the end of January in the Parish Hall. The theatre group will be staging a ’sandwich’ of shows…
It has come to the attention of the town website…
A big thank you to the people of Whitchurch
The campaign to bring the Olympic Torch Relay through town is lighting up memories of 1948…
At a pleasant gathering in H’s Coffee Shop the winners of this year’s Christmas competitions were announced.
The annual meeting of the Whitchurch Parish Hall…
|January 21||10:00 am|
The Annual General Meeting of the Whitchurch Association
Whitchurch Association AGM. January 21st 2012 at 10am.
The Julian Clegg breakfast show on BBC Radio Solent interviews two locals about a popular campaign…
|December 17||2:00 pm||-||6:00 pm|
A party for the whole family…
The police are seeking a man who they would like to speak to in connection with a number of suspicious incidents…
Details about the Torch Relay campaign – download posters and petition forms here!
A moving and heart-wrenching composition by a local musician…
|December 16||6:00 pm|
Have you won?
With ‘K’ back in warm surroundings, the competition can continue…
Once again, Whitchurch leads the way…
Rhymes, Stories and Scrabble to come!
A 3-2 win saw Whitchurch Utd ‘A’ team move to the top of the league.
Whitchurch has just played host to one of two…
The fine crisp and frosty weather brought plenty of people out into the town centre this morning…
|December 16||7:00 pm|
Annual General Meeting of the Parish Hall, London Street.
Found in Rec Alley…
Everyone loves a cuddle…
Can you spare a couple of hours each month?
The Whitchurch Parish Hall in London Street has now reopened after its extensive refurbishment…
Local historian Geoff Hide has written a book about the origin of every street’s name in town…
A circus is to visit Whitchurch next year, it was announced last night.
|December 20||3:00 pm||-||4:00 pm|
Should anyone wish to discuss any local police matters…
Whitchurch veteran, and former mayor, to be at debate about creation of an Arctic Medal…
Southern Electric are now hard at work repairing the fault that caused a widespread outage in Whitchurch this morning.
Over 1000 premises left without power shortly after 7am, some still without power at 10am…
A local Whitchurch resident has been awarded a major honour in recognition of his commitment to the sport of archery.
|December 21||10:00 am|
A walk with mince pies, brandy butter and mulled wine…
Ho! Ho! Ho!
Whitchurch seniors meet again for a tasty supper and musical entertainment in the newly refurbished Parish Hall…
Right from the start when the crowds gathered the anticipation that the evening was special was in the air.
The developer who knocked down the Harvest Home pub has applied for permission to build 5 houses on the site…
Everyone will be able to benefit from Faster Broadband in the Whitchurch exchange area…now and in the future…
With less than 24 hours to go before the Christmas in Whitchurch celebrations begin, all is quiet and peaceful at the Town Hall.
Today details of the coverage of which of premises that will be able to receive Faster Broadband was announced.
Our mayor, Cllr Barry Jackman sat down for a short video interview earlier this week…
A bit of help to 5 organisations that benefit the community, but 8 are refused…
Do you know of someone, or a group, that acts selflessly to benefit a local or the community?
|January 15||10:30 am|
This year is the 200th Anniversary of the Methodist Church being in its present building and a number of special events are being held.
Arctic convoy survivor and Whitchurch resident…
A local businessman is calling on premises from houses to shops and offices to support the creative idea of making the Town Glow…
|December 15||12:00 pm|
The Thursday morning Yoga Group Christmas Lunch is being held at the Watership Down Inn.
PC Paula appeals for help in solving a local burglary…
|November 26||8:00 pm|
This will be a great evening of fun and hilarity…
The national public sector strike will be hitting Whitchurch next week
The national public sector strike will be hitting Whitchurch next week…
|December 9||3:30 pm||-||6:00 pm|
FOWPS – the Friends of Whitchurch Primary School – are holding their annual Christmas Fair…
The first team has got back into winning ways…
Whitchurch gains more votes than anywhere in the Borough…
Jordan Lucas from Whitchurch in the World Tumbling Championships held at Birmingham this weekend.
|December 6||7:00 pm|
The Annual General Meeting.
|November 25||8:30 pm||-||11:30 pm|
Local band The Difference play their brand of music at the White Hart.
Whitchurch is likely to have one of the best Christmas launches the town has seen for several years…
Pictures from the Whitchurch in Christmas Launch 2011
This year was perhaps the best Christmas launch that there has been for many a year with a new enthusiastic team organising and arranging a whole raft of exciting activities.
We list here the special evening events that were held.
THURSDAY 1st DECEMBER
‘Singing For Fun’ Choir
Music from band
See where people have been killed and injured on the roads around Whitchurch…
Whitchurch is leading the challenge but more votes are needed…
Whitchurch is cheering…
Whitchurch Town Plan moved a step closer to becoming reality…
Nearly 60 cyclists wound their way through the Hampshire countryside to Whitchurch…
Proposal includes narrowing of the river along with restored and new weirs for this nationally recognised ‘quintessential chalk river’…
|December 11||7:00 pm|
‘Little Town of Bethlehem’ shares the gripping story of three men, born into violence, willing to risk everything to bring an end to violence in their lifetime. A Christian, a Muslim and a Jew…
Residents have caused a rethink by HCC who have now backtracked on evening closure proposals.
|December 5||6:45 pm||-||8:00 pm|
An exciting show for the whole family – a visual and interactive display of the most spectacular Science demonstrations.
Raising funds for Mityana.
|December 3||10:00 am||-||12:00 pm|
This is a fun chance to spend valuable time with your children as well as to meet other Dads – and maybe even have some time to enjoy a bacon sarnie and read the paper.
|November 24||8:00 pm|
Rising Fives Pre-School Group are holding a popular Quiz night at the White Hart to raise funds.
Crafty Affairs handmade poppies have raised a fantastic £221.47!
ALL the money received for the poppies will go directly to The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.
In a fantastic coup for this year’s Christmas in Whitchurch, Peter Pan will be visiting to help…
The town fell silent…
|December 7||8:00 pm|
A friendly relaxed gathering to chat over what works and what doesn’t. Definitely no techie knowledge required!
There will be more help for the vulnerable if the weather turns for the worse…
In time for Remembrance Day, the plaque identifying the Rec as a memorial…
The days are getting shorter and colder and there is only 6 weeks until Christmas!
No stranger to Whitchurch, the Olympic Flame may make a return visit, or at least pass nearby…
Some fantastic plans are being put together by the town’s shopkeepers for this year’s Christmas festivities in the town…
Whitchurch Squash Club’s season is now underway down at the Longmeadow Sports and Social Club…
It was nothing but hard work as the children of Whitchurch Primary School rolled up their sleeves…
|November 5||7:00 pm|
The Social Club holds the next round of its draw this evening.
The Reverend Hamilton William John Marteine Lloyd, died peacefully on Saturday 29th October 2011 aged 92.
|November 10||7:00 pm|
Can you help? The Launch Meeting of the Whitchurch Snow Patrol.
|November 6||4:00 pm|
Music sessions at the Bell…
|March 25||1:00 pm|
A relaxing afternoon of acoustic music with Keith Bell and friends.
Latest news on the installation of faster broadband for Whitchurch has today been received from BT.
We didn’t think it possible…
|November 1||7:30 pm|
There has always been a rivalry – and talks of battles…
Trick or treating can cause distress to many.
Some see it is making demands with menaces.
On Sunday evening at the Bell, a presentation was made to one of the town’s up-and-coming sports stars…
“I am sorry to see it end”…
A crowd of over a thousand people enjoyed a fun evening of food, drink, bonfire and fireworks on the Meadow…(now with a video!)
Pumpkins have been carved, and Guys have been judged! Come down to the Meadow tonight to watch the bonfire and fireworks!
Don’t forget the clocks go back today!
The weekend sees the Whitchurch Hallowe’en fun get underway…
Residents who help out around town recognised by Basingstoke & Deane Mayor…
And can Whitchurch be part of this?
|November 13||9:45 am||-||11:00 am|
Remembering the sacrifices made by those who have served our country. Parade at 9:45 to All Hallows followed by service starting at 10:15.
A chance to keep a local park as open space, for ever… and a skatepark campaign too.
One of the Guys that was to be part of the town’s Hallowe’en bonfire event has been mindlessly vandalised.
|December 11||December 18|
Four courses of Festive food…
Rain, ice, snow, fog, plummeting temperatures, frozen pipes, treacherous pavements…
Whitchurch youngsters do us proud…
|November 26||11:00 am||-||4:00 pm|
The annual Testbourne Craft and Gift Fair is a highlight of the pre-Christmas Calendar…
|October 25||2:00 pm|
The twins’ parents & the Jellybean Bookshop have disappeared.
The suspected culprit is a wicked wizard. Help the twins…
|December 3||7:00 pm|
Whitchurch United Football Club holds a fantastic Gala evening with a mass of entertainment.
|December 3||6:00 pm|
‘Join four children on their adventures as they are whisked away on their new magical carpet, with help of a mysterious and fiery phoenix!’
|November 3||7:00 pm||-||9:00 pm|
Come and learn the popular vintage dances of the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s.
|November 24||8:00 pm|
‘Picked as her best friend’s maid of honour, lovelorn and broke Annie looks to bluff her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals with an oddball group of bridesmaids.’
|December 5||9:30 am||-||6:00 pm|
Join us on a Christmas Coach Trip to Bath, to visit this magical city at the most picturesque time of year…
|November 14||9:30 am||-||6:00 pm|
Relax on a day out to Glastonbury, where you will be free to explore this historic and mystical centre of legend…
A new Whitchurch produced music video touches at the emotions…
Local Councillors have agreed with planners the future growth for Whitchurch…
With Hallowe’en approaching, Hampshire Police have been issuing some important advice…
Crafty Affairs supplies Rosie’s with crocheted and knitted poppies to raise funds for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Day appeal…
Local schools to benefit…
Just a little off the side…
The plight of Whitchurch’s Harvest Home pub was featured on BBC Radio 4’s “You & Yours” programme today…
What type of town should Whitchurch be? A Community Planning Networking evening was attended by local residents…
A campaigner from Whitchurch was interviewed on radio and television about improving the care of the aged in hospitals.
Its time to start thinking about those Guys!
Local children excel themselves in a mass of creativity…
An exciting autumn season is planned for the Whitchurch Cinema…
Whitchurch Under 12’s now have four wins out of four games, with a well deserved success on Saturday…
A steady stream of visitors through the doors of the Gill Nethercott Centre enjoyed some of the wealth of artistic talent to be found in the town…
Rogue Traders are currently cold calling on the telephone and at the doorstep…
The town has a creative focus from exhibitions to DIY music!
Whitchurch Silk Mill’s longest employed skilled worker has retired after nearly 25 years service…
Can you believe it? One year has already passed by since the launch of Rosie’s Gifts in London Street.
Visits to the official town website are shooting up beyond expectations…
A temporary pedestrian/cycle access bridge has been installed in Priory Lane…
With the present superb weather, Sunday’s Fresh Air Miles cycle ride was an ideal opportunity to enjoy the surrounding countryside and to learn a little more about cycle routes too.
The score did not reflect the evenness of the match…
Two weeks cycling, a mountain climbed and over £6000 so far…
It was a good match.
So much to do in town…
News from the Whitchurch town’s website…
If you can’t make the game between Whitchurch and Gloucester City AFC, we believe it is being broadcast exclusively on TigersRadio, the official radio station of the Gloucester club.
You have to subscribe, but if you have been called away to Rockall for an urgent business trip, or the family says [...]
Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants nursery closed weekends, but open all week despite the road works signs…
In a late twist to the confusion over the future of the evening services to Whitchurch, some good news…
Under further proposals to cut costs within the Library service, HCC is aiming to reduce the number of hours Whitchurch Library opens…
|October 1||10:00 am||-||1:00 pm|
Many hands make light work… Its fun too!
A refreshed look online for an historic hotel and pub…
An important part of Whitchurch’s character is being lost forever…
A Brighton band finished their sold-out 2011 UK tour in Whitchurch with theatrical glamour…
Youth of Whitchurch invited to try out Judo on Tuesdays after school…
It was a good start to creating the local Town Plan which sets out a vision for the future of the Whitchurch community.
My fiance fractured his hand last night and it is now in a cast, but he needs to get to work in Newbury every day…
|December 1||5:00 pm||-||9:00 pm|
The Annual Christmas Gift Fayre at the Gill Nethercott Centre.
|June 15||-||June 18|
The Methodist Church is celebrating its 200th Anniversary with a Flower Festival…
Why not leave the car at home, or cut down on its use – just for one day – it really isn’t that difficult.
A chance to practice composition and perspective in landscape drawing….
A bank holiday to savour the treats of summer.
|July 4||7:30 pm||-||9:00 pm|
First town council meeting following the recent by-election…all are welcome…
Something rarely seen in the UK is proposed for the temporary car park next to the train station…
A well-established Chartered Architect studio based in Whitchurch, Hampshire with over 25 years of experience in the design of Country Houses. Mathewson Waters Architects also have offices in Devizes, Wiltshire and Lambourn, Berkshire.
Get a tasty side of garlic bread…
|June 4||10:30 am||-||5:00 pm|
Free workshop at the Silk Mill on Weaving without a Loom…
Southern Water are to upgrade the local waste-water facility and install water meters at everyone’s residence…
Twice-monthly meeting of craft group…
National Mills Day at Whitchurch Silk Mill.
The travel token scheme is being replaced with a travel pass, which requires a new application and passport photo. Find out how to get one in Whitchurch for a small donation.
Habdashery, clothing accessories, art works, gift shop…
Whitchurch Primary has been awarded the Ofsted rating of ‘Good’ with a number of Outstanding features. Across the criteria against which the school is assessed the scores were all either 2 (‘Good’) or 1 (‘Outstanding’)
|February 13||February 14|
Find a pair of ribbons on the Meadow with your partner and take them to the White Hart for a special treat…
The Whitchurch Multi Agency Forum consists of representatives from…
Landscaping and Groundwork
2011 looks as if it will be a good year for Whitchurch, after a terrific 2010 which saw community spirit and the concepts of working together come to the fore.
A day of rest, or trying to find a size AAA battery to fit into the latest gadget.
Bank Holiday? Your cash will take a permanent holiday from your bank!
A bank holiday where the word ‘boxing’ is most appropriately used.
A bank holiday to try to figure out which way the batteries go into that new floggle toggle your great aunt gave you.
Yipee! It’s a bank holiday today!
A day off – why not go for a walk along the River?
Another day to slumber after the New Year party celebrations.
Easter Monday is a bank holiday.
A bank holiday; The Royal Wedding takes place at Westminster Abbey in London.
Whitchurch surgery supports the Faster Broadband campaign. Learn more about how faster broadband will help the surgery care for Whitchurch residents better and faster, now and in the future.
A Whitchurch mother has won £100 as the town’s Broadband Campaign enters a new phase of public engagement.
A new fashion venture in Whitchurch sees local alpaca farmers and designer join forces to produce versatile garments using alpaca fibre
Rosie’s Gifts has opened on London Street, with something for everyone
Merry Christmas from the Whitchurch Association…
The Whitchurch Youth Project is running the London Street Charity Shop from 8th – 21st October.
Breakfast and after-school care for children attending Whitchurch C of E Primary School.
The confusion over the AGM date for the Whitchurch Parish Hall has now been solved…
Whitchurch’s town website now has its own Twitter account – @whitchurchhants and its own Facebook account – Whitchurchhants. Get the low-down on what this means for you and your town.
Whitchurch mill trail map
The Sustainability Forum has heard how towns such as Whitchurch are able to become plastic bag free.
Saturday evening saw a silent visitor drifting over Whitchurch…
|August 24||-||August 25|
A holiday club for all the family will operate at the Methodist church for 2 days in August…
A Guardian article this week harked back to the late Lord Denning’s upbringing in Whitchurch…
Tango South are now taking bookings for their next session of lessons….
Whitchurch Borough Councillor Keith Watts has responded to the public consultation about the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA).
|July 10||7:30 pm|
Whitchurch Singing for Fun Choir – Summer Concert
Local builder specialising in general building, groundworks, brickwork, extensions , landscaping and patios.
Call for a quotation.
Still want more excitement after the annual Whitchurch Pub Race?
|June 12||4:00 pm|
We will be showing the delightful Walt Disney film The Princess and The Frog (U).
Suitable for all the family, come along and enjoy the show….
As part of National Lace Making Day, the North Downs Lacemakers will be demonstrating their skills at the Mill.
Catering for small functions and delivery of freshly made sandwiches, baguettes, pies, pastries, and accompaniments to local offices and businesses.
Churches and Church Services within Whitchurch.
Children are to be invited to create chalk drawings in spaces marked out in the car park of the White Hart Hotel as part of the Father’s day celebrations.
|April 13||7:30 pm||-||9:30 pm|
A hustings event for the forthcoming General Election is to take place in Whitchurch to which all the main parties are being invited.
Highly collectable doll houses and everything you could possibly wish to fill them.
Youth Groups “Youth at Heart” for under-14s, “Freedom” for over-14s
Top environmental film The Age of Stupid came to Whitchurch last night, when an attentive audience viewed the screening in the Testbourne Theatre as part of the first Whitchurch GreenAware Week.
Mayor Vince Bradbury opened the town’s first Green Fair in the Gill Nethercott Centre, by complimenting the groups that had come together to make it possible. The day buzzed as….
|March 15||7:30 pm||-||10:00 pm||7:30 pm||-||10:00 pm|
Fund raising for Whitchurch C of E Primary School
Unique Garden Designs.
Whitchurch is a vibrant and successful school which prides itself on its desire to ensure all children achieve their best in a friendly, happy environment.
Award winning family run nursery stocking 1200 varieties of herbaceous perennials. Seeds are also available to purchase.
|March 30||8:00 pm|
This month the local North Hampshire Campaign for Real Ale group will be holding their meeting in the dining room of the White Hart.
The Whitchurch Arts March monthly meeting is a special affair – a guest speaker from the Creative Industry Business Advice Service (CIBAS).
The new Whitchurch Festival Queen, Princess and attendants will meet on the tranquil Millennium Meadow for the Crowning Ceremony.
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Whitchurch WI meets for friendship, fun and more, including talks and demonstrations. All ladies, of any age are welcome. New members are always welcome.
The Whitchurch Bollards is an exciting colourful street Art Project designed to encompass the whole community of the town, being open to participation from everyone – whether child, adult, individual, community group or business.
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