A VACANCY has arisen in South Wonston Parish Council, which is inviting applications for the position.

Anyone who would like to become involved is asked to contact Rachael Jones, clerk to the parish council, who will then provide an application form. This form must be completed and returned by Sunday, February 11, and include background about the applicant, as well as areas of interest they would like to be involved in.

Applicants must meet the following criteria: have lived in the Parish or within three miles of it for the preceding 12 months, be a registered elector in the parish, or have occupied as owner or tenant any land or premises in the parish for the preceding 12 months, or have their principal or only place of work in the parish for the preceding 12 months, and must not be disqualified from holding office as a councillor.

Ms Jones can be reached by calling 01962 889072 or emailing clerk@southwonston-pc.gov.uk.

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.

POLICE are holding an event for anyone with a new bike to have it marked and registered for free. The event will be at South Wonston Recreation Ground from 1pm to 2pm on Tuesday, January 23.

SOUTH Wonston Sustainability has announced that the recycling drop off point on Downs Road is now taking old mobile phones for recycling.

The recycled phones will go to Jamie’s Computers, who raise money for Hampshire homelessness charity The Society of St James.

SOUTH Wonston Primary School currently has a vacancy on its governing body.

The team is made up of parents, teachers and representatives from the wider community, who meet regularly to set the strategy, policy and objectives for the school, overseeing school performance and ensuring resources are managed effectively.

Anyone interested in the position should contact Gary Westbrook on g.westbrook@southwonston.hants.sch.uk. More information on the position can be found on the South Wonston Primary School website.

THE Micheldever Village Lunch will be returning on February 7. Taking place at Northbrook Hall from 12.30pm, places cost £4.50 for a freshly prepared two-course lunch, a glass of either sherry or wine and a coffee.

The monthly event allows friends both new and old friends to meet. Transport can be arranged for those without their own vehicle or those with mobility issues. For more information, contact Juliet Pattinson on 01962 774399 or email julietpattinson61@gmail.com.

SOUTH Wonston Sustainability will be hosting a climate hub at the end of January.

The event will take place on Sunday, January 28 at South Wonston Pavilion from 2pm to 4pm.