Help Guide Dogs for the Blind

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

Tennis Club Open Day

tennis1Chilworth Tennis Club is having an Open Day on Saturday, April 14th 2018, from 10.00am until 1.00pm.  Download the flyer here.  Come and meet existing members and other newcomers, have a cup of tea and a slice of cake! This event is open to all, and it will be possible to join on the day.

For more information enquire by e-mail.  Some additional information about the Tennis Club is available here.

Motorway Closures

Chilworth residents may be interested to know about some motorway closures that will take place soon to facilitate resurfacing and ‘smartening’ of the M27. As you’ll see from the letter here, diversions will push traffic onto the A27 through Chilworth. The poor standard of English grammar employed leaves the message open to interpretation. The first two closures are clearly overnight lane closures only.  It’s not entirely clear that the subsequent four week complete closure eastbound and four week complete closure westbound are also overnight only. We must hope so, or else February and March would be good months to be away on a cruise!

A Country Estate in the 1880s

As Chilworth’s part in the Romsey Festival, St Denys Church is holding an Exhibition entitled “Chilworth: A Country Estate in the 1880s” on Friday 7th July and Saturday 8th July from 10.00am – 4.00pm each day. With previously unseen material.  FREE ADMISSION. Continue reading

Summer Fete

Don’t miss this year’s Chilworth Village Summer Fete on Saturday, 3rd June, themed around the 50th Anniversary of the “Summer of Love”… be sure to wear some flowers in your hair!

Lots of fun for all the family – for full details, see this flyer!

Any questions? Contact Barbara Philip (07764 313739) or Mark or Jo Fowler (07879 418889)