HAMPSHIRE County Council has announced that the planned S106 works in South Wonston have been postponed into the new year due to the recent wet weather.

The rain has caused safety issues on the network, with the county council having to redeploy the resources due to carry out the work. The county council has apologised for any disruption.

WONSTON Community Café has raised £537 for Young Lives Vs. Cancer. The café, held on Wednesday, December 13, was the last community café of the year – it will return on Wednesday, January 17 from 9.30am to 12noon at the Victoria Hall, Sutton Scotney.

Next month, the café will raise money for the Royal British Legion Women’s Section. Formed in 1921, the charity provides care for service personnel and their dependents. The café sells coffee, tea and homemade cakes, and is cash only.

THE Half Moon and Spread Eagle pub in Micheldever has announced it’s Christmas opening hours. On Friday, December 22, the pub will see a carol performance by Micheldever Choir from 6pm – mince pies and mulled drinks will be available.

The pub will be open from 12noon to 11pm on Christmas Eve, from 12noon to 2pm on Christmas Day and from 12noon to 4pm on Boxing Day. The pub will then be operating its normal hours from December 27 to December 30.

On New Year’s Eve, the pub will be open all day, with singer Chris Berntsen performing from 10pmm and free hot nibbles from 11pm. The pub will be closed on New Year’s Day and January 2, before normal opening hours resume on January 3.

MICHELDEVER Variety Group has announced its Christmas production, Happy Ever After.

The play will run at Northbrook Hall, Micheldever from Thursday, January 25 to Sunday, January 28. There will be two performances on Saturday, January 27. Tickets are currently available to purchase online and cost £13 for adults and £10 for concessions (those under 12 and over 65).

The group’s Play in A Week will also be returning next year. Running from April 2 to April 6, the play will be Matilda. Places will cost £100 each. More information can be found on the Micheldever Variety Group website.

SOUTH Wonston Parish Council is running a community café every Monday at South Wonston Pavilion. The café runs from 12.30pm to 2.30pm and offers free tea, coffee, biscuits and soup.

The café is open to everyone to have a friendly chat and enjoy the afternoon.

THE Dove Inn, Micheldever Station, is holding an array of Christmas events leading up to the big day.

Father Christmas will be at the Inn on December 23 from 3pm to 5pm, meeting with children and giving them gifts. This will be followed by a Christmas raffle on Christmas Eve.

SOUTH Wonston Sustainability has set up a collection point for used stamps. The collection boxes are located at South Wonston Stores Ltd, Dever Stores and at South Wonston Sustainability’s usual drop-off point in the village.

Any donated stamps must be undamaged and have a margin of envelope around them – any first-day covers must also be intact.