A CRAFT and makers market launched at the Worthies Sport and Social Club on Sunday, March 19 with more than 20 stalls selling handmade gifts.

Organiser Carol Ansell posted on Facebook: “A big thank you to all of you that attended and made that special effort to visit us. We will be back on April 16 with a lot more different sellers.”

The event will be a monthly feature in Kings Worthy, continuing 10am-2pm on April 16, May 14 and June 11 before a break over the summer. Admission is free and parking is available.

A NEW Kings Worthy Parish councillor is set to be appointed via a co-option at the council meeting on Monday, March 27.

Nominations to fill the vacancy are being accepted by the clerk by email or in writing until midday on Friday, March 24. Information and eligibility for applying can be found in the Kings Worthy Parish Council co-option policy at kingsworthy-pc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Co-option-policy.pdf.

To apply or contact the clerk, email clerk@kingsworthy-pc.org.uk.

Interviews are also taking place from March 20 to select a new deputy clerk, who will start as soon as possible.

WOODLAND Activity Club is hosting woodland walks at Kings Worthy Primary School during the Easter holidays. As well as walks, children can take part in a range of nature based activities such as den making , pond dipping, scavenger hunts, bird spotting, bug hunts, mud sculpting and water play.

The holiday activity club, which follows the Forrest School ethos, takes place from 8.30am-3.30pm on April 4, 5, 11 and 12.

To book a place go to www.bookwhen.com/woodlandadventures. Any enquiries should be sent to Gemma O’Reilly at meonspringnursery@hotmail.co.uk or on 07779780228.

QUIZ nights at The Plough Inn, in Sparsholt, kick off on Thursday, March 23. Teams of up to six people are free to enter and can book by contacting the pub on theplough@littlepubgroup.co.uk or 01962776353.

The quizzes, at the pub in Woodman Lane, are becoming a monthly staple, with the next events happening on April 20, May 18, June 22, July 20 and August 24, starting at 7.30pm. Meanwhile, the dinner, jazz and blues nights by Cinnamon Jazz continue on April 22, May 13, June 3, July 1 and August 5. Same booking procedure applies.

LITTLETON and Harestock Parish Climate Change Initiative is hosting an event on heat loss in the home. On Tuesday, March 28 panellists will be at Littleton Millennium Memorial Hall from 7.30pm to help residents improve their home’s energy efficiency with practical and advice and DIY quick fixes.

There will also be a demonstration of the thermal imaging camera which is available to residents to loan and use to identify where heat loss is happening. Admission is free. For more information email clerk@lhpc.org.uk.

LITTLETON and Harestock Gardening Club is holding an evening talk - Flowers of Reserves and Roadsides on Wednesday, April 19 at 7.30pm in the Millennium Memorial Hall. Non-members can attend for a guest fee of £5, to be paid on the door, which will be refunded if visitors decide to join the club. Attendance must be pre-booked by calling Jackie on 01962 882343 before Saturday, April 15.