Below are the Autumn movie dates for our new season. More information, including trailers and ticket-reservation details may be found here:
|Friday, 7th September||The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
|Friday, 12th October||Entebbe
|Thursday, 15th November||The Bookshop
If the answer is yes, then the next question is: Have you heard of AmazonSmile? This is a recent initiative from Amazon that enables you to raise money for your chosen charity every time you buy something. It’s nothing to do with discounts or surcharges. It’s just that Amazon chooses to return some of its gargantuan profits in a way that we can exploit, or not, as we choose. Continue reading
This year’s fete will be held at St Denys Church Community Centre on Saturday, 2nd June from 2pm. The theme is a celebration of 70 years of the NHS. For more details click here (apologies for the poor copy quality) or enquire by e-mail.
You may already know that the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association has a centre in Chilworth. Staff there are currently on the lookout for those who would be prepared to be ‘committed volunteers’ willing to care and temporary homes for trainee guide dogs.
For a ten-week period, a volunteer would need to be able to drop the dog at the centre on weekday mornings, and pick it up again at the end of the working day. The dog would stay with the volunteer over the weekends. Continue reading
The next Chilworth Moviola showings have been scheduled. They are:
|Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri||Thu, 12th July
For more information, including trailers and how to obtain tickets, please go to the Moviola Programme page.
Don’t forget that Bassett Avenue, between the Chilworth roundabout and Winchester Rd, will be fully closed from 8pm-6am from Monday, 30th April for up to five nights. This is to allow anti-skid surfaces to be added at the three pedestrian crossings.
The Annual Parish Assembly will take place at Chilworth Hall on Thursday, 3rd May at 8.00pm, immediately following the monthly Parish Council meeting which starts earlier in the evening. All Chilworth residents are cordially invited. Hear the reports of your local councillors at county, borough and parish level, and participate in the Open Forum which is intended as an opportunity for you to have your say on local issues. The full agenda is here.
The local Inner Wheel group is putting on a charity lunch at Chilworth Hall on Thursday, 26th April to raise money for SPANA, the charity that cares for working animals in the poorest countries in the world. Tickets are just £10 per person, and full details can be found on this flyer. Continue reading
Residents who drive Nissan Leafs (Leaves?) or similar may be interested to know that Southampton City Council now provides thirty free (for an introductory period) charging points spread across five of its multi-storey car parks in the city. Read all about it here.
(Per Southampton City Council) Phase one of the Bassett Avenue works, taking place between Winchester Road and Chilworth Roundabout, has been completed a few days ahead of schedule, despite the snow and ice last week. As a result Bassett Avenue was reopened both ways from 6am this morning (Friday 9 March).
Phase two of the work to resurface Bassett Avenue overnight will go ahead as planned from 8pm Monday 12 March. The resurfacing will require the full closure of Bassett Avenue in both directions between 8pm and 6am Monday to Friday for up to three weeks.