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Bluebell Walk 2019

Off the Beaten Track

Bank Holiday Monday 6 May

A 5k walk, partly on private land, through bluebell woods

  to a stunning viewpoint, by kind permission of Viscount Lymington

£5 per adult   £1 per child up to 16

Dogs on leads welcome     Muddy at some points!

    Raffle

 Cake and squash to purchase at halfway point

Start at Ellisfield Memorial Hall, Church Lane, RG25 2QR

between 10.30am and 11.15am.

Lunch:  Hot Dogs and Venison Burgers for sale

back at Ellisfield Memorial Hall

All in aid of St Martin’s, Ellisfield and St Andrew’s, Farleigh Wallop

BRING YOUR FRIENDS!

Info: Bernard Cazenove 01256 381279 or bernard@brocaz.com

Cheques payable to: “Farleigh PCC”

 

Sally Adams Memorial Bench at The Gravel Pits

For those of you who visit the Gravel Pits and perhaps even rest awhile on one of the two benches there, you will notice a beautiful new bench, which has been given to the village in memory of Sally Adams.  Her niece, Verity, has arranged for this very attractive bench to be donated to Ellisfield and wished it to be situated within the vicinity of the Wine Walk, which Sally initiated.  There is a very apt inscription on the bench which reads – “ Sally Adams: June 1933-May 2014 Teacher, Tadpole Nurturer, Wine Walk Initiator and staunch friend of Ellisfield”

I think all of us who knew Sally will be delighted to have this permanent memorial to her.

Councillor Caroline Cazenove

Ellisfield Christmas Fayre 2018

All the fun of the Christmas Fayre

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Ellisfield Wine Walk – Friday 8 June 2018

This year the Ellisfield Wine Walk will take place on Friday 8 June 2018.

Theme: Not Going To Russia!

Enjoy wines from the countries who failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals – but who wants to go there anyway?  Click the Wine Walk Flyer 2018_ for a map and more details.

Where:

  • Zani Robinson (Chile), Coopers Farm, Bell Lane
  • Bev Staunton (Italy), Southgate, Green Lane
  • Gordon Dunse (South Africa), The Thatched Cottage, Green Lane

When:

Starts: 7pm
Finishes late: At hosts discretion
Donations per glass: £2.50

All proceeds in aid of the Memorial Hall.
Each host will have flags outside their house – so you’ll know you’re at the right location!

Retirement of Cllr David Richards from the Parish Council

“David Richards served on the Parish Council for nearly 10 years. His thoughtful
and well balanced contributions were always much appreciated. His special
responsibilities included representing Ellisfield at the Basingstoke & Deane
Association of Parish Councils (BDAPTC) which he regularly attended, and
Highways issues. As Ellisfield’s point of contact with Highways, he had the
thankless task of time and again communicating our pot hole problems. Others
would have given up in frustration but he manfully discharged the duty for a
number of years, for which we are very grateful. He also, at the time of the flash
floods two years ago, produced a comprehensive map of Ellisfield’s grips, drains,
culverts and ditches. We are grateful for his service and we will miss him.”

Tim Guinness 21st March 2018