Village News

Cuckoo Meadow clear-up

Many thanks are due to Alan Purkiss and everyone else who joined the working party on 12th January to clear up debris fallen from the Meadow trees.      See full story...

Village Trust AGM

The Village Trust will be holding our Annual General Meeting for villagers at 8 p.m. on Thursday 24th January in the Rathbone Pavilion on Cuckoo Meadow.      See full story...

Missing spectacles

A pair of spectacles was lost on Cuckoo Meadow during the Big Lunch / Church Fete on Sunday. If anyone has found them, please call 01256 397359.      See full story...

Big Lunch / Church Fete

Many thanks are due to everyone who helped set up and take down the marquees, stands etc. for the Big Lunch / Church Fete on 20th May. We could not have had better weather and everyone had a good day out. Particular thanks are due from the Village Trust to Lucy Henry who led our input into the event.      See full story...

Weekly news alert and GDPR

You are probably aware of the new EU data protection regulations (GDPR) which take effect on 25th of May. In this context, many organisations are contacting their subscribers to seek confirmation that they wish to continue receiving communications and thus for their contact details to be retained by the organisation.      See full story...

Meadow clear-up

Many thanks to everyone who braved the snow and wind on Saturday to clear Cuckoo Meadow / Play Area in preparation for the start of grass cutting. Particular thanks are again due to Alan Purkiss for use of his trailer to remove the debris.      See full story...

Cuckoo Meadow Play Area

The rubber safety surfaces around items in Cuckoo Meadow Play Area have been professionally jet-cleaned to remove mould, algae etc. and minimise the risk of children slipping over.      See full story...

Basingstoke Festival

From Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council: We are excited to announce that the theme for the 2018 Basingstoke Festival is ‘Art in Unexpected Places’. The festival runs from Friday 15 June to Sunday 8 July 2018.      See full story...

Village Trust Annual Meeting

North Waltham Village Trust will be holding its Annual Meeting at 8.00 p.m. on Wednesday 24th January in the Rathbone Pavilion, Cuckoo Meadow. Please come along and let us have your own thoughts on the development of recreational and meeting facilities within our village.      See full story...

Cuckoo Meadow Play area swings

Unfortunately, we have had to take the large swings out of service on safety grounds. The horizontal support beam holding up the swings was showing some rotation in use and on inspection it was found that one of the retaining bolts locking the beam in position has fractured. We are now investigating scope for repair or replacement.      See full story...