A TEAM marathon is taking place in and around Tichborne tomorrow, Sunday April 21.
More than 130 runners in 34 teams are taking part to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, starting and finishing at the Tichborne Arms.
It is being organised by Emma Stewart, a sports teacher at Twyford School, to mark 20 years since she became the first known girl with cystic fibrosis to run the London marathon back in 2004.
ROADWORKS are set to disrupt car travel in the Cheriton and Bramdean areas.
Openreach is undertaking work on Alresford Road in Cheriton from April 15 to May 3 with a complete closure on weekdays from 10.30am to 3.30pm which will impact on the collection of children from the village school.
Nearby on the A272 at Bramdean from April 22-29 there will be traffic lights.
The work comes with new temporary speed limits being proposed for the start of major roadworks at a new development. on the edge of Alresford.
The county council wants to reduce limits to 40 and 50mph on roads close to the Sun Lane development including the A31, a new link road (currently unnamed) and Whitehill Lane, between Appledown Lane and the B3047 Bishop’s Sutton Road.
Any objections can be sent in writing to Hampshire County Council at Universal Services, The Castle, Winchester, SO23 8UD.
They can be emailed to public.notices@hants.gov.uk, quoting reference DL/C857 by Saturday April 27.
The Sun Lane development comprises 320 new homes, 3.4 hectares of employment land and 16.84 hectares of public open space, along with a new roundabout off the A31.
TICHBORNE Parish Council has two vacancies that will be filled by co-option at the next council meeting.
Anyone interested in being co-opted should send name, address and a short resume of background and interests including why you would like to be a parish councillor to the clerk to the council. 
You can either email: tichbornepc@hotmail.co.uk or write to: The clerk to the council, Parish Council of Tichborne, 15 The Heath, Denmead, Waterlooville PO7 6JT.
The first deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday May 3.
THE next meeting of the Alresford History and Literary Society will be on Wednesday May 15 when Adrian Smith will speak on Lord Louis Mountbatten.
The society meets monthly in the Methodist Church in Jacklyns Lane. It is not necessary to be a member to attend – visitors are welcome at the door for just £3.
TICKETS have nearly gone for the Cheriton Players’ next show: Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters, from April 23-27 is close to selling out.
The group, founded in 1961, has released the current situation of ticket availability for the performances at the village hall:
As of Tuesday, the remaining tickets are Wednesday 24th, nine (down from 16 last week);
Thursday 25th, one remaining;
Friday 26th, sold out;
Saturday 27th, three remaining.
A REMINDER that Ropley Horticultural Society’s next talk is ‘Summer Bulbs’ with Tim Woodland on Monday April 29 at Ropley Parish Hall, Vicarage Lane,, SO24 0DU at 7.45pm.
Parking is free. Guests £5 on the door includes refreshments, all welcome.
Enquiries: Jill 01962 772425.
ADVANCE notice of a car boot sale in Avington on Sunday, April 28 from 9am to noonIn aid of village community projects, it will be held in a field opposite the entrance to Avington Golf Course.
If using What3words: field.vies.suitcase.
There will be refreshments and stalls for plants and cakes. Lots of parking.
The charges are buyers £2, £10 per car boot, £15 for vans. Cash only.
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