Village News

NW WI - Sept 2020

North Waltham WI held its first Zoom meeting on the 10th September 2020. We started the Zoom half an hour before the official meeting start to allow members time to join at their leisure and we all had a good old chinwag – not the same as in person, but certainly an acceptable alternative.      See full story...

Road Closure - Popham Lane

Popham Lane, North Waltham, will be closed from the junction with Primrose Close to the junction with Fox Lane to lay new water supplies to the houses being built on the site of the Wheatsheaf garage and house. The order comes into effect on 5th October 2020 for 3 months, although the proposed works are expected to last no more than 5 days.      See full story...

North Waltham Parish Council Meeting

will take place on Tuesday 15th September 2020 at 7.30pm online via Zoom. The agenda will be available to view on the North Waltham website or the Parish Council notice board by the end of the week. Members of the press and public are welcome to attend. If you would like to attend, please contact the Clerk to the Parish Council and request a link to the meeting.      See full story...

Oakdown Farm - Second Virtual Exhibition Period

The developers of the Basingstoke Gateway distribution centre proposals at Oakdown Farm are holding a second virtual consultation relating specifically to their detailed proposals for the northern part of the Oakdown Farm off the A30, Basingstoke. A set of consultation boards have been uploaded on their website explaining the proposals and their relationship with the outline planning application lodged with Basingstoke and Deane Council in August 2020. To access the link...      See full story...

Covid-19 Core Group Update - August 2020

As reported in the last magazine, the Covid-19 Support Group was soft closed on the 1st August 2020. However, if anyone finds themselves in a situation and require our help with shopping, collection of medication, etc, then please contact either the mobile highlighted at the end of this article or preferably by email to NWCOVID19@gmail.com which is checked daily.      See full story...

NW WI - August 2020

North Waltham WI is continuing to follow the guidance from the National Federation of WIs and Hampshire County Federation of WIs. With the current restrictions regarding social distancing, we are unable to use the Rathbone Pavilion as it is not big enough for our numbers. We are, however, going to offer our September meeting via Zoom.      See full story...

North Waltham Parish Council Additional Meeting

will take place on Thursday 3rd September 2020 at 7.30pm online via Zoom. A planning application for the proposed distribution centre on land at Oakdown Farm, Dummer, will be on the agenda. The agenda is available to view on the North Waltham website or the Parish Council notice board. Members of the press and public are welcome to attend.      See full story...

Cuckoo Meadow goal post

The large goal post, retained following dissolution of the football team many years ago, has proved very popular over the spring and summer this year for target practice and polishing up shooting skills. Users are requested to take particular care to keep the ball within the confines of the Meadow and avoid sending the ball over the hedge into neighbouring gardens and verges.      See full story...

North Waltham Village Trust Management Committee

Allan Hawkey has stood down as a Trustee and member of the Management Committee. Allan was instrumental in setting up and maintaining the village website, operated jointly by the Village Trust and Parish Council, which has greatly assisted communication around the village. The Committee thanks him for his contribution to the operation of the Trust over recent years.      See full story...

Speed Reduction Working Group

Our first meeting took place via Zoom on 14th July 2020. Our group currently consists of eight volunteer members: Kate Baylis, David James, Rachel McCarthy, Adele Stevenson, Nancy Tavares- Butler, Hugo Ward, and Gary and Cathryn Whiteside. What is the Goal of the Speed Reduction Working Group?      See full story...

COVID-19 Group - July 2020

This group was set up on the 15th March 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since then we have supported many residents with shopping, delivery of papers, collection of prescriptions, having someone to talk to, etc. Over the past few weeks, the village has settled into a routine of members of the Covid-19 Support Group, friends and neighbours all watching out and helping each other wherever possible.      See full story...

WI - July 2020

North Waltham WI is continuing to follow the guidance from the National Federation of WIs and Hampshire County Federation of WIs – we have just received communication from NFWI and the committee needs to review this to work out what it means for us in North Waltham.      See full story...

North Waltham Parish Council Meeting

will take place on Tuesday 21st July 2020 at 7.30pm via Zoom. One planning application for 19 Coldharbour, North Waltham, will be discussed at this meeting. The agenda is available to view on the North Waltham website and on the Parish Council notice board. Members of the press and public are welcome to attend and are asked to contact the Clerk to the Parish Council for a link to the meeting if they wish to attend.      See full story...

South East Water - Priority Services Register

As part of the Utility Networks Partnership, South East Water have produced a short video promoting the Priority Services Register, to help customers understand who is eligible to sign up and the services they can expect as a result. For further information and to view the video, please visit their website.      See full story...

North Waltham Village Roads – Time for Change?

Many councils are introducing 20mph limits both to reduce road accident risk and encourage active travel, increase walking, cycling and horse-riding as well as to improve air quality. They are encouraging and helping drivers to keep to safe speeds, but also to contribute towards healthier environments. Therefore, what shall we do?      See full story...