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Remembrance Sunday

There will be an Act of Remembrance Service at Chilworth War Memorial (opposite the Chilworth Arms) on Sunday 14th November.  Please assemble there at 10.40 am for a 10.45 start. Names of those who died in the two World Wars will be read out and there will be an opportunity to lay wreaths during the service.

Firearms Licensing Survey

Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner wants to understand the public’s views and ensure they are heard by the Home Office when considering possible revisions to the current rules and processes around licensing of firearms in England and Wales. At the end of last year (2020/21), more than 565,000 people in England and Wales held a firearms licence and/or a shotgun certificate. You may access the survey here. Continue reading

HCC Recycling Pilot Scheme

Hampshire County Council, in partnership with its waste contractor Veolia, has given the go ahead to develop a trial project that aims to both provide people in need with access to low-cost furniture and reduce the amount of bulky waste requiring disposal through landfill. If successful, this could be a big deal. Read all about it here.

Local Infrastructure – Consultation

Our county councillor, Cllr Nick Adams-King, has just published his Aug/Sept Newsletter which you can find here. It contains news of a consultation about the infrastructure needed to support cycling and walking across southern Test Valley (in this context ‘Southern Test Valley’ comprises the southern seven parishes of the TVBC area, Romsey Extra, Romsey Town, Baddesley, Ampfield, Valley Park, Chilworth and Nursling & Rownhams). Our parish council is very keen that as many people in Chilworth respond to it. Continue reading