Nearby Events – Aug 2021

Below is the usual monthly digest of upcoming events in our region. If you know of any others that you think are worth including, please send details to the Editor. Two in particular are worth highlighting. From 1pm-3pm on 25th August at Romsey Town Hall there’s a free “well-being” event for those nervous about getting back to mixing. There’ll be two interesting speakers plus tea and cake to enjoy. Numbers will be limited so please book by calling 01794 512847. Then there are the Park Proms to be held at Broadlands. On Friday, 27th the Royal Philharmonic is joined by special guests including Aled Jones and Laura Wright. and on Saturday, 28th James Morrison stars, supported by Pixie Lott and others. Book online, or at Romsey Information Centre (01794 512987).
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Chilworth Hall activities update

The continuing tentative emergence from COVID-19 restrictions enables more of the regular activities, classes, clubs and groups at Chilworth Hall to start getting back to something more like normality.  The Hall’s committee has just posted a new schedule which is bang up to date, even including a number of sessions that are kicking off in September.  You will always be able to find the latest info on this page, so why not bookmark it?  There’s another link conveniently placed nearby, which brings up the Hall’s bookings calendar. Take a look now!

Southampton – Good News and Bad

If you’re going to Southampton, here’s the bad news.  From Monday 21st there’ll be ten weeks of works on the Avenue.  Hopefully it’ll all be worth it in the end.  For details of closures and diversions, go here.

And the good news? Also from Monday 21st, evening and Sunday parking charges are being lifted. For more information, including a list of locations, go here.

Online Risks – Survey

Hampshire Alert, part of the National Neighbourhood Watch Network, has launched a survey to find out if/how attitudes towards cybersecurity and privacy may have changed during the pandemic.

Findings will inform Cyberhood Watch awareness initiatives for the community and draw attention to important cybersecurity and privacy topics to help citizens improve their knowledge of cyberthreats.

The survey takes no more than five minutes to complete: please go here and do it. Continue reading