The Rural Areas Play Project is currently looking to recruit playwork staff

From EHDC Community Services:

Dear all,

The Rural Areas Play Project (RAPP) is currently looking to recruit playwork staff for the forthcoming school holidays and into 2019!

Ideal hours for school holidays at venues across East Hampshire providing play opportunities for children & young people. Applicants must be 18yrs+ and hold a full driving license as it will be essential to get around the district. A minimum of 2 years experience working with children, a knowledge of safeguarding children and young people, first aid and food hygiene would be desirable.

RAPP is looking for play leaders and play workers and more information is available by contacting Lisa Clements – Play Development Officer via email on: or 01730 234384 please also send a up to date CV.

Applications open now.

I look forward to hearing from you soon,

With kind regards,

Lisa Clements
Play Development Officer
Working Pattern: Mon-Friday

A325 in Bucks Horn Oak Overnight Road Closure 3rd & 4th Sept

From Hampshire Highways:

EH664 – A325 Farnham Road, Bucks Horn Oak – Carriageway Resurfacing


As part of Operation Resilience, Hampshire County Council’s programme to make Hampshire’s roads more resilient to the effects of extreme weather and heavy traffic, this letter is to advise of upcoming carriageway resurfacing works on A325 Farnham Road, Bucks Horn Oak from approx 80m south of Binsted Road to just past the Petrol Station entrance.


Yellow highlight shows section of road to be closed

The works are programmed to start 3rd September 2018 and are expected to last for 2 nights during which time the road will be closed to vehicular traffic from approximately 20:00 – 06:00hrs. The road will be open outside of these hours.

The above timescales are weather dependent, any significant changes to the scheduled dates will be made clear on the yellow sign boards located at the works limits.

In order to help us to complete the work as quickly as possible, please ensure that no vehicles are parked on the road on the days of the resurfacing.

For your safety and that of our workforce, we are unable to guarantee vehicular access to and from your property during working hours. Pedestrian access will always be available.

The surfacing operation uses a separate bitumen layer in addition to the new asphalt carriageway surface. In order to avoid potential injury or damage, please do not walk across the carriageway during the works unless directed by a member of the workforce.

Thank you for your co-operation and, if you need more information regarding these works, please call our contact centre on 0300 555 1388.

Trek 4300 Bike to be claimed

There is another push bike at the Alton Police Office whose owner is unknown.
It is a Trek 4300 Mountain Bike

Trek 4300

Anyone that does recognise this bike and believes it to be theirs is asked to call 101 to contact the Alton Neighbourhood Policing Team and quote reference number: 44180304074

p.s. Good News – the majority of previously reported bikes have been reunited with their owners.

July Minutes & Parish Asset Review Summary are available

The confirmed minutes for June and unconfirmed minutes for July Parish Council Meetings are now available on the redesigned Meetings 2018 page that holds all meeting dates, agendas and minutes for Parish Council Meetings this year.

The Parish Asset Review Summary is also now available on our website. The opening comments and powerpoint presentation given at the July meeting are available for your review along with a call is out for volunteers to join working groups to help the parish make the best use of its assets.

Closure of School Road in Rowledge from 1st Aug

Notice from Hampshire Highways (25 July 2018):

As part of the programme of works being undertaken by Operation Resilience we will be undertaking drainage improvement works in School Road, Rowledge from the junction with Cherry Tree Road to the junction with Fullers Road.

The works are programmed to start on the 1st August 2018 and are expected to last for 4 weeks. In order to undertake the works safely it will be necessary to close the road for the duration of the works.

Please click here for a map of the closure and diversion route.


Bicycles to be claimed

There are a number of push bikes at Alton Police Office whose owners are unknown:
Apollo InterZone Mountain Bike
Merida Fireball Mountain Bike
Scott Voltage 35 Mountain Bike
Vibe 180 BMX
Anyone that does recognise a bike that they believe to be theirs is asked to call 101 or contact the Alton NPT Team via e-mail – and quote reference number: 44180240237