MOTORBIKE racing is coming to Owslebury. 
The event will be held at Whaddon Farm on Sunday July 23. 
Grasstrack racing takes place on an oval circuit on motorcycle machines designed to withstand the punishment faced by racing at breakneck speed across grass, dirt, stones and bumps. 
Entry to the venue will be £15 for adults, £13 for concession and under 16's can enter for free. 
For anyone wishing to camp, there will be free weekend camping available from 12pm July 22 - 12pm July 24. 
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THE Twyford Locality Festival will be held in September. 
The event, which features a wide-range music and entertainment, is on September 2 at Hazeley Fields. 
Headlining this year are Coldplace, the world's leading tribute to Coldplay; Robbie Williams by Lee Pashley; Adele by Natalie Black; Peter Pods Peas; and local trio Roxy. 
There will also be a kidszone; bouncy castles; face painting; Juggling Jakes Circus workshop and shows; PTA tuck shop; ice cream van; bars food outlets; tea garden - with two acoustic sets; Grace Croune Photography - family portraits; Tranquil Forest Complimentary Therapies - Indian Head Massage and Reflexology; and Susie James Jewellery. 
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A SCHOOL in Compton is holding its summer fayre next month. 
Shepherds Down is hosting the event for the first time in four years. 
It will be held on July 8 from 12pm-3pm. There will be a range of activities such as games, raffles, ice cream, a BBQ, balloon festival and more. 

LOOKING ahead, Colden Common Pre-School has announced the date of its scarecrow festival. 
A post on the pre-school Facebook page said: “Our popular annual community event returns. Join us for a scarecrow hunt around Colden Common. With tasty chocolate treat (allergy alternatives available), wonderful arts and crafts and fab raffle prizes. Great family fun for all ages, with riddles to solve for older children. Everyone is invited. Make a date in your diary - Sunday October 8, drop-in 10am-3pm. Spread the word. 
“£5 per child. Price includes entry to the trail and prize, entry to the arts and crafts and colouring competitions and a drink and a biscuit. 
“Hot drinks will be served in stoneware cups. If you would like to purchase a drink to take away with you, please bring your own reusable mug.” 

THE Ballard Close camp out will be held on Saturday July 8. 
There will be music, food and dancing ,but no fires or portable BBQs. 
The events starts at 3pm. 
Ballard Close is the recreation ground located next to Twyford St Mary’s Primary school.  The grounds are held in trust specifically for the use of young children. 
To book a place at the Big Ballard Camp Out, visit 

A SCOUT group in Colden Common is looking to recruit new leaders. 
The 9th Winchester Scouts group is looking for team managers, a treasurer, section leaders, assistant leaders and executive committee members. 
For more details, email 

AN event called ‘A brew and a book’ will be returning to Colden Common. 
It is usually held on the last Thursday of each month at Colden Common Community Centre, from 2pm-4pm. 
People can enjoy some company, have a hot drink and have a browse at the second hand books. 

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