Town councillors support proposal for 400 new homes on edge of Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

COUNCILLORS have voted to endorse plans for nearly 400 homes on the edge of Alresford, and work with a community group to develop an alternative option.

Watercress beds in Itchen Stoke going uncultivated for fear of pollution charges

Hampshire Chronicle: Left to right: Mr Ranald, Amanda Marshall, son Joshua, and Jon Marshall.

2:43pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE threat of swingeing new charges looks set to kill off one of the most historic watercress beds in Hampshire.

Boomtown organisers make final preparations for upcoming festival

Hampshire Chronicle: Organisers look to increase BoomTown festival’s capacity by two-thirds

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FINAL preparations are under way for the biggest festival in the Winchester area.

Town council U-turn on development in Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

TOWN councillors have ‘U-turned’ and are set to support plans to build nearly 400 homes on farmland on the edge of Alresford.

Racing evening to take place in memory of Hursley epilepsy sufferer

Hampshire Chronicle:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A RACE evening in memory of a young Hursley woman who recently died will be held this Saturday.

Save the Children sale in Alresford

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5:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SAVE the Children is holding a summer sale on Saturday July 26 at Alresford Community Centre from 9am-12.30pm.

Exhibition of World War One photographs in Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle: Alresford council hears of danger to traffic posed by overgrown shrubs

5:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TO coincide with the centenary of the start of the First World War, Alresford Heritage (in conjunction with Alresford Museum) will be displaying a collection of photographs of Alresford and the surrounding villages.

Alresford beer festival this Saturday

Hampshire Chronicle: Mel Denton and Allan Edgerton enjoy a pint at the beer festival. Pictures: THOMAS KELSEY

4:58pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ALRESFORD Beer festival is this Saturday, from 1-11pm.

Pre-School completes its new garden with help from Alresford Rotary

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CHERITON-based Cherry Tree Pre-School has completed of its new garden with the help of Alresford Rotary.

Alresford residents "appalled" with town council over Local Plan proposals

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RESIDENTS of Alresford say they are “appalled” with their town council over the way it has handled proposals for nearly 400 new homes.

Thieves strike at house with door left open

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12:23pm Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE are investigating after a mobile phone was stolen from a house in a village near Alresford.

Winchester charity patron opens her doors to Hampshire Fare Food event

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE patron of a Winchester charity played host with her husband last week for a fundraising evening of fizz and canapés.

Alresford Town Council settles employment case

Hampshire Chronicle: The ARC

2:08pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

ALRESFORD town council have agreed to pay £5,000 to settle an employment tribunal case.

Army helicopter drops in to Alresford school

Hampshire Chronicle:

6:17pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

IT literally was a flying visit to a Hampshire school.

New campaign group gets Alresford Town Council support over grant for noticeboard

Hampshire Chronicle: Protesters from the Nursery Road Residents Group meet to protest against the proposed development at Sun Lane, Alresford.

6:22pm Monday 14th July 2014

ALRESFORD town council have agreed to help a newly-formed residents association with a new notice board.

Shut Alresford footpath set for repair

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6:18pm Monday 14th July 2014

A SOLUTION is in sight for a damaged footpath in Alresford.

Councillor proposes Hampshire-wide flood tax

Hampshire Chronicle: Alison and Roger Bennett with city councillor Harry Verney this afternoon

4:10pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A WINCHESTER councillor wants Hampshire residents to pay a levy to help those affected by flooding.

Meeting over East Street lighting plans

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A MEETING is to be held this Thursday to discuss changes to street lighting in an Alresford road.

Hundreds expected at public meeting on development in Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle: Protesters from the Nursery Road Residents Group meet to protest against the proposed development at Sun Lane, Alresford.

5:11pm Saturday 12th July 2014

RESIDENTS have another chance to have their say over how Alresford will develop over the next few years.

Alresford Giles Group meets on Monday

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10:59am Saturday 12th July 2014

ALRESFORD Giles Group are looking forward to hearing about 'The day in a Life of a Vet' on Monday July 14.

Opinions sought on need for town manager in Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle: Busy Alresford needs someone to help organise its community events

10:03am Saturday 12th July 2014

The Chamber of Commerce in Alresford is canvassing opinion on whether there is a need for a town centre manager.

Alresford Music Festival raises £10,000

Hampshire Chronicle: Sunshine Festival - Sun and Song at Alresford Music Festival

10:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

ALRESFORD Music Festival has announced that it raised £10,000 for charity this year.

Interactive play area officially opened at Alresford nursery

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Friday 11th July 2014

AN interactive play area has been officially opened in an Alresford nursery.

Hopes rise for better power supply to village near Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:23am Wednesday 9th July 2014

POWER to a village near Alresford should be more secure following a meeting.

New ideas on show for Alresford development

Hampshire Chronicle: Protesters from the Nursery Road Residents Group meet to protest against the proposed development at Sun Lane, Alresford.

6:40am Friday 4th July 2014

THERE were mixed views as Alresford residents pored over plans for the town over the next 17 years.

Battle of Cheriton refought

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:32pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A HISTORIC battle near Alresford was brought to life, as two county groups came together.

Country residents warned over cycle race this Sunday

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2:09pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

OWSLEBURY residents are being urged to take extra care in the forthcoming weeks as two events will push extra traffic onto the roads.

The new landlords at Fox Inn who have never pulled a pint

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:46pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

“WE had never pulled a pint before.”

Family fun day in Cheriton this Saturday

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9:08am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CHERITON Cherry Tree Pre-School is planning a Family Fun Day and Car Boot Sale at the village Recreation Ground on Saturday July 5.

Exhibition on housing for village near Alresford

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9:06am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

RESIDENTS of Ropley will get the chance to have their say on where new homes should go at the latest exhibition run by East Hampshire District Council.

Alresford Community Choir's latest show

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9:05am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

ON Saturday July 5 Alresford Community Choir and guests present Songs for Summer.

Kilmeston Fete raises £5,000

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10:29am Tuesday 1st July 2014

KILMESTON fete on June 7 at Dean House raised an impressive £5,000 for the village hall and St Andrew’s Church.

Annual Alresford Art Society exhibition

Hampshire Chronicle: The launch of Alresford Art Society's annual show at the town's community centre

10:11am Tuesday 1st July 2014

ALRESFORD Art Society is staging its annual exhibition at the town community centre on July 11-13.

Annual watercress festival raises over £3,000 for children's charity

Hampshire Chronicle: Basingclog Morris in the festival cavalcade at this year's Watercress Festival

10:00am Friday 27th June 2014

AN annual festival in Alresford has raised over £3,000 for a children’s charity.

Ropley cricketers to aid Help for Heroes

Hampshire Chronicle: Sam Trinder's 25 was not enough for Whitchurch, who lost to Ropley.

3:37pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A VILLAGE near Alresford is to hold a fundraiser to help a military charity.

Old Alresford village fayre draws the crowds in

Hampshire Chronicle: Crowds gathered at the Old Alresford village fayre.

10:07am Thursday 26th June 2014

AS the bunting blew in the summer’s day breeze residents of Old Alresford gathered for a spot of Appalachian dancing, hot dogs and some Mexican-themed treats.

Young drivers' scheme launched in Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle: Should Cornish teenagers have to wait until 18 to drive?

12:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

ALRESFORD Rotary’s Young Drivers’ Awareness scheme was launched at the Goods Shed, Station Approach.

Alresford to host evening of local produce as part of county-wide food festival

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12:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

AGE UK Winchester has teamed up with Hampshire Fare to organise an evening of local food and drink near Alresford.

New development ideas in Alresford on show this week

Hampshire Chronicle: Protesters from the Nursery Road Residents Group meet to protest against the proposed development at Sun Lane, Alresford.

8:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

ALRESFORD civic chiefs are to hold a two-day public exhibition on new ideas for how the town can develop over the next 20 years.

Big grants on offer from Alresford solar farm developer to local groups

Hampshire Chronicle: Solar farm plans would benefit community

12:45pm Monday 23rd June 2014

THE developer of a new solar farm on the edge of Bishop’s Sutton is offering grants of up to £10,000 to local charities or community groups.

Itchen Abbas homes left without water after steam engine driver damages hydrant

Hampshire Chronicle: TRIBUTE: A steam traction engine carries the coffin of David ‘Roy’ Loader, inset, into Bournemouth Crematorium

9:20am Saturday 21st June 2014

SEVERAL homes in a Hampshire village were left without water after a steam engine driver tampered with a hydrant.

Agony for Ropley vicar as his church burns

Hampshire Chronicle: The charred ruins. Photo by Julia Wilson

11:18am Thursday 19th June 2014

AN Alresford vicar today watched as his church burned in a devastating fire.

The Ropley fire: more photos

Hampshire Chronicle: The blaze at its height. Photo by Alan Thomas

12:11pm Thursday 19th June 2014

JUST a skeleton of the former church remains, as fire fighters continue to hose the clock tower.

Firefighters battling fire at church near Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle: Photo by Jenny Barron

9:54am Thursday 19th June 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze at a historic Hampshire church.

Alresford set to appoint new market town manager

Hampshire Chronicle: Busy Alresford needs someone to help organise its community events

3:43pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

COUNCILLORS in Alresford have decided to appoint a new market town manager.

Alresford group celebrates 20th anniversary

Hampshire Chronicle: Mary Keer, Hazel Warland, and Tessa Purkiss, cutting the anniversary cake.

12:07pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

ON a beautiful summer’s day, members of the Giles Group in Alresford, with invited friends and supporters, met to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The Giles Group for people with disabilities, and their carers, has been active in Alresford since 1994. The annual garden party was chosen to stage the event, in the lovely garden of Peter and Fabia Wrigley, one of the founder members of the group. In addition three other founder members were present: Mary Keer, Hazel Warland, and Tessa Purkiss, who are pictured cutting the anniversary cake. Founder members were presented with a wine goblet and rose, in recognition of their effort and foresight in setting up the group. The anniversary celebration cake - made by Jacky Earthy, wife of the current treasurer - was decorated with red sugar poppy flowers: these were then presented as a gift to each guest present. Supporters of the Giles Group were invited to the garden party, and enjoyed a lavish cream tea, with strawberries and cream. These guests included representatives from the Alresford and District Community Association, the Alresford Pigs, and the Alresford Flower Club. The group were also pleased to welcome Hampshire Councillor Jackie Porter.

Delay over revamped World War One memorial in Alresford

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11:58am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A MOTION to approve reconstruction for a World War One memorial in Alresford has been deferred.

Old Alresford village fair on June 21

4:00pm Sunday 15th June 2014

OLD Alresford Village Fair will be held on the village green on Saturday June 21 at 2pm.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat show by Sun Hill pupils and parents in Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle: Win Tickets to see Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

10:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

A CONCERT version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is being performed by the Sunshine Singers of Sun Hill Infant and Junior School with the Sun Hill Family Singers on July 12 at 2pm and 7pm at St John’s Church, Alresford.

Talk on Charles Dickens in Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle: G 6/8/03: Author Charles Dickens, aged 47 (5323938)

1:04pm Saturday 14th June 2014

THE next meeting of Alresford Historical and Literary Society will be on Wednesday June 18.


Town councillors support proposal for 400 new homes on edge of Alresford (link)

hampshirechronicle.co.uk 4:00pm Wed 30 Jul 14

COUNCILLORS have voted to endorse plans for nearly 400 homes on the edge of Alresford, and work with a community…

Watercress beds in Itchen Stoke going uncultivated for fear of pollution charges (link)

hampshirechronicle.co.uk 2:43pm Wed 30 Jul 14

THE threat of swingeing new charges looks set to kill off one of the most historic watercress beds in Hampshire.

Boomtown organisers make final preparations for upcoming festival (link)

hampshirechronicle.co.uk 1:00pm Wed 30 Jul 14

FINAL preparations are under way for the biggest festival in the Winchester area.

Town council U-turn on development in Alresford (link)

hampshirechronicle.co.uk 5:00pm Mon 28 Jul 14

TOWN councillors have ‘U-turned’ and are set to support plans to build nearly 400 homes on farmland on the edge…

Racing evening to take place in memory of Hursley epilepsy sufferer (link)

hampshirechronicle.co.uk 5:00pm Mon 28 Jul 14

A RACE evening in memory of a young Hursley woman who recently died will be held this Saturday.

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