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MAD HATTER’s TEA PARTY

Sunday 2nd June 2017 2.30-5pm at  Candover Valley Club Games and live music for all the family Afternoon tea and beer tent Silent auction Dress: Alice in Wonderland Don’t be late for a very important Date

Valley church services in July

Details of the services being held in churches in the Candover Valley in July are listed below. Church Services – July to August 2017

Road Works – latest

Developments Road works currently planned, and which may be of interest to Candover Valley residents; if only to avoid them: A30 at Beggarwood road junction Work has now started on road works to gain access from the A30 into a new housing development under construction on the west side of the A30 close to the traffic lights on the junction…read more →

Candover Valley Community Store

Candover Valley Community Store

The plans for a new community store to be built as an extension to the village hall in Preston Candover, have now been approved by the Basingstoke planners, subject to various conditions relating to parking and tree planting, among others. The full text of the grant of approval can be viewed here. community-shop-grant-of-approval    

Vehicle speeds through Preston Candover

Vehicle speeds through Preston Candover

The problem of vehicles speeding through the villages of the Candover Valley is among the greatest concerns of local residents, and the parish councils have been looking at ways in which speeds can be reduced.  All attempts to introduce traffic calming measures have, so far, been frustrated by Hampshire Highways who seem to give greater importance to the fast, free…read more →

Oak Hill Lane – Winter Walk

Oak Hill Lane – Winter Walk

Oak Hill Lane, the BOAT (Byway open to all traffic) which runs from the Preston end of Bradley Lane across fields to Southwood Farm, is now in relatively good condition and suitable for walkers, following the resurfacing work carried out during 2015. Oak Hill Lane is a key part of the Winter Walk, a circular route, starting at the junction of…read more →

Parish council vacancies

Preston Candover & Nutley Parish Council has now filled all the vacancies on the parish council with three new councillors joining in recent months. The council vacancies were advertised for several weeks and, in the absence of the need to hold an election, the parish council was free to co-opt persons to fill the vacancies until elections in May 2019.  The three new councillors are…read more →

Have your say on police coverage

Have your say on police coverage

Hampshire residents have been invited by Michael Lane, the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, to help him in the preparation of his Police and Crime Plan by participating in a survey to explain how they feel about policing in the county, their perceptions of crime and how safe they feel while living and working in the county. “Your…read more →

Friends of St Mary’s

Friends of St Mary’s

Response to the launch of a new charity in Preston Candover to raise money for the repair and maintenance of St Mary’s Church and churchyard has been disappointing so far. Contrary to common belief, neither the Church Commissioners nor the Winchester Diocese is responsible for maintaining church buildings in Hampshire. That responsibility falls to the parishioners, working through the Parochial…read more →

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