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

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.