Are Your Sheds Secured?

NHW-Roundel-1Early on Easter Monday morning thieves jemmied the lock on one of Mary Caroe’s sheds at Vann and made off with all her tools. There has also been a spate of shed and garage break ins recently in Chiddingfold and the theft of a tractor from a Hambledon property.

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Lane End Closure Update – IT’S OPEN!

UPDATE 2:00pm Wednesday: The road has now been fully reopened.

UPDATE 12:00pm Wednesday: They’re working on repairing the surface at the moment. The road should reopen later today.

UPDATE 12:00pm Tuesday: Lane End still closed, the leak has been repaired but the road surface needs reinstating.

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As of 9pm Monday Lane End is still closed in both directions, so expect some disruption on Tuesday.

The good news is there seems to be a lot less water about. Sorry, John Tid, your free irrigation is over.

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Easter Monday Emergency Road Closure at Lane End

Owing to a burst water main Lane End has been closed in both directions.

The road remains open to cyclists and pedestrians, but vehicles entering Hambledon from the A283 are being diverted via Milford and vehicles coming through Hambledon heading towards the A283 are being diverted down The Cricket Green, past the shop and along Vann Lane.

There is currently no indication as to how long the road closure will be in place.

The shop is open as normal (until 4pm).

 

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Help preserve Dunsfold Aerodrome

Screen Shot 2017-04-12 at 14.34.13Dunsfold Airfield has been nominated for designation as a Conservation Area.  Local Planning Authorities are obliged to designate as conservation areas any parts of their own area that are of special architectural or historic interest, the character and appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance. Waverley Borough Council Planning Department are considering an application for Dunsfold Aerodrome now and there is a consultation process concluding on April 28th 2017. If you want to support the designation then now is the time to make comments about what Dunsfold means to you via WBC’s simple online questionnaire here.

http://consult.waverley.gov.uk/consult.ti/DunsfoldAerodromeCA/consultationHome

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The original application for designation was made by Dunsfold Airfield History Society  (DAHS)  in parallel with Historic England‘s proposals for Listed status on upto 10 buildings and structures on the airfield.   The history society has launched a new website this week:  https://dunsfoldairfield.org/

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New community venture -The Garden House

We would like to update you on progress at The Garden House in Hydestile.  We have been developing the project for around 4 years and the estate is now looking very different.  For those of you who pass by on Hambledon Road, you may have noticed a large pond and new planting.  We are now better placed to spread the word about the project and would like to let people know what it is that we are doing.   We would like to invite you to think about how The Garden House estate can be used by either you or people that you may know who could benefit from the resource that we are creating.Screen Shot 2017-04-10 at 13.06.22 Continue reading

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St Peter’s Services Coming Up

Just a reminder that there are some differences in our services at Hambledon Church over the next couple of Sundays…

This Sunday – 2nd April – there is no 9.00am service. We have our All Age family service at 10.30am and then a special choral Evensong service at 3.30pm to mark the beginning of Passiontide; that time in the Church calendar where we begin to focus of the events leading up to that first Easter.

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The following Sunday – 9th April – is Palm Sunday. There will be only one combined service at 10.00am, followed by a walk down to Village Shop. Do join us.

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Hambledon Gets Busy

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It’s that time of year when Village activities come along thick and fast. To help you keep track, the Village web site maintains an up to date calendar. On the right hand side of the Home page is a list of the closest upcoming events, to see the whole calendar, click on the “Calendar” tab in the menu at the top of the page. Once you’ve accessed the full calendar there’s also an option to subscribe to the calendar, this will create a copy of the village calendar on your own computer or mobile device.

If you know of an event that is missing from the Calendar, please let the web team know.

Some events of particular note coming up soon:

Saturday 16th April – Hambledon Cricket Club kick off their season with a friendly match at home against Grayswood

Thursday 20th April – Hambledon Peddlars first ride of the season (meet at The Village Hall at 6pm)

Thursday 27th April – The Annual Parish Assembly (at the Village Hall, doors open 7:30pm)

Saturday 29th April – Hambledon Village Clean Up followed by BBQ at the Shop

Monday 1st May – Morris dancing at dawn on Hydon’s Ball followed by breakfast at The Harriers

Saturday 13th May – Hambledon Village Hall Spring Quiz

 

 

 

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St Dominic’s new Performing Arts Centre – Open Evening 30 March

Just a reminder that St Dominic’s are holding an open evening 6:30 – 7:30pm on Thursday 30 March where you will be able to see further details of the proposed Performing Arts Centre over a glass of wine and snacks.

Your views on this proposal are very important to the school.  This is your opportunity to find out more, express your views on the proposed Performing Arts Centre and inform the design before a formal Planning Application is submitted.

The open session is informal and will provide you with the opportunity to view a display detailing the proposals and talk to the designers and promoters of the proposal on a one-to-one basis.  You will also be given the opportunity to complete a short questionnaire.

If you would like to attend, please contact Therésa Jones at the School as soon as possible on tel: 01428 684693 or by email on : tjones@stdominicsschool.org.uk as we need to know numbers for catering purposes.  Thank you.

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