Tucked away in the south east
corner of Hampshire on the shore of Chichester Harbour,
Emsworth is a quiet and attractive yet vibrant and
dynamic town where residents wouldn't live anywhere else and
visitors can be sure of a friendly welcome.
is popular with sailors, artists, naturalists and walkers.
The two tidal millponds to east and west are host to a
variety of wildlife. Emsworth has a long history connected
with oyster fishing and boat building and still boasts
traditional shipwrights and chandleries. Its attractive
streets are lined with a mixture of architectural styles and
high walled gardens and a walk around the town gives a
genuine feel for the past, with exceptional harbour views.
Emsworth - Gateway
to Chichester Harbour
film produced for
The Chichester Harbour Conservancy
showing why their stunning harbour is so special
made by Millstream Productions a full service video
production company in Emsworth, Hampshire.
information pages on this site will show
you what Emsworth has to offer;
how to find us; the interesting things
you can do and find here; activities,
restaurants, pubs and accommodation, the
history of the town, where to go sailing
and walking, interesting places to visit
close at hand and how you can
enjoy holidays, short breaks or
vacations in summer, autumn, winter and
spring. Ideal situation and plenty of
activities for children.
Newly published and
from Bookends in the High Street
Kyabirwa Primary School Volunteer
Kyabirwa School Volunteer Project is
a community based initiative (CBO) near Jinja in
Uganda which offers a safe, happy, inexpensive and
reliable volunteering experience to any kind hearted
English speaking person who feels inspired to come
and help us
Would you like to know more about St Wilfrid’s Hospice?
As part of the hospice's a aim
to help more people across the community understand our work
and the services we provide, we have started holding monthly
Welcome Wednesdays where anyone can come in to the Hospice
and find out more
Star of West End
Stage Chooses Emsworth Chiropractor Acting, singing and dancing in a
musical stage show for six nights and two matinees per
week requires supreme physical fitness and talent. Joint
and muscle injuries are inevitable and require immediate
treatment by an expert, because the show must go on.
CHICHESTER HARBOUR IS LOOKING HEALTHY IN 2013
Chichester Harbour Conservancy has carried out a health
check to find out how the Chichester Harbour Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is looking in 2013.
Family fun day launches
£15,000 fundraising for Emsworth community
The Southern Co-operative store team in
Emsworth is inviting residents, friends and family to
join them for a free community family sports and fun day
this Sunday 26 May. The day will launch the store’s 2013
Community Support Card scheme to raise £15,000 for local
good causes; Innovations Fitness FitBeat and Emsworth
Baptist Church Trust.
Crown in Emsworth is in the top Fifty of the New's Pub
of the Year Competition 2013The Crown have been selected in the
top 50 pubs in the Portsmouth area. he publicans, Paul
and Veronica, are delighted to be in the top 50. The
Crown is the only pub in Emsworth and Havant that has
made it this far and they would like to win the
Havant Dementia Drop-in Adviser Service The
Dementia Advice Service will be offering a free drop in
clinic at Age Concern, Market Parade, Havant PO9 1QF on the
first Friday of every month from 10am until 3pm
Thank you to Sid
for 45 years’ work A HUGE milestone was marked with the
decoration of Sid Kennett’s Boat. Sid has been the custodian
of Emsworth Harbour, on behalf of Chichester Harbour
Conservancy, for 45 years.
N SUPPORT OF THE FEW
Joe Roddis, in conjunction with Mark Hillier and
Gregory Percival, has published a book entitled IN SUPPORT
OF THE FEW, which he describes as 'From an 'erk' to chief
technician,the diary of Joe Roddis'.
Under a Blue Sky and in
Brilliant Sunshine Emsworth Turned Out in Force to Celebrate
St George's Day Now in its fifth year Emsworth's
celebration of St George's Day has become a favourite in the
Aclaimed Canadian Tenor
to Sing with the Emsworth Community
Singers Canadian Tenor/Director Lenard
Whiting, Head of Music, Toronto University will be visiting
Emsworth and Westbourne presenting a programme of
Popular Opera Solos, Duets and Famous Chorus numbers at St
John the Baptist Church, Westbourne on Saturday
May, 2013 commencing at 7.30 p.m.
Shoppers urged to support £15,000 target to
benefit Emsworth community The
Southern Co-operative store in Emsworth is urging
shoppers to back its 2013 Community Support Card
campaign to donate up to £15,000 for the benefit of
New Dementia Advice Service
for Emsworth & South East Hampshire
Alzheimer’s Society is pleased to be able to provide a new
service to those affected by Dementia. If you have just been
told you have dementia you may feel frightened and unsure
about what the future holds.
Emsworth School Girl Supports Wear a Hat
School girl, Mia Billins a pupil of Ditcham Park school in
Petersfield who lives in Emsworth is putting all her efforts
into supporting Wear a Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research.
Emsworth Extra card is bringing in the shoppers
Businesses Association introduced the Emsworth Extra loyalty
cards at the beginning of the year to try and combat the
impact on shoppers affected by an increase in parking
We need to
cooking again’ says chef
Giles Babb, landlord and chef of The Blue Bell Inn, Emsworth.
You are what you eat – well, let’s hope not if the horse
meat scandal is anything to go by.
after travellers move from layby TRAVELLERS
have left a layby near the A27 after being threatened with
packed up yesterday after being 24 hours’ notice by Havant
Borough Council to leave the site off the A259 Havant Road,
warning after house blazeA PENSIONER is
in hospital recovering from burns after it is thought his electric blanket
caught fire. Mick Jennings,
82, was taken to QueenAlexandraHospital
following the drama on Saturday evening. More..
Emsworth Community Organisations
Announce Forthcoming Events.
New in 2013 is the Emsworth Horticultural Societies' Spring
Garden Competition and Emsworth
Artists have announced the dates of the
annual Emsworth Arts Trail.
Undaunted by Pouring Rain the
Emsworth Extra Loyalty Card is Launched in the Town SquareMembers of the Emsworth Business Association
braved the weather to launch the Emsworth Extra Card this
morning. Sheltering under a gazebo, provided by the Coal
Exchange' members were on hand to explain how the loyalty card
NEW FARMERS’ MARKET SET TO STIMULATE RETAIL INTEREST Hampshire
Farmers’ Markets will be coming to Emsworth in next Saturday,
setting up stalls offering a wide range of local produce in
Palmers Road Car Park from
on Saturday 19th
leads to arrestFollowing
a theft from a vehicle in Bath Road on the night of 6th/7th
January a member of the neighbourhood watch called in to
report two males acting suspiciously.More..
Just doing his bit sees Emsworth ‘special’ win accolade Richard
Owen has been with Hampshire Constabulary as a member of
policestaff for 18 years and currently works in the Criminal
Launch of the "Emsworth Extra Card"
12th January sees the launch of the Emsworth Extra
Card-a brand new loyalty card that will be offered by over 30
independent shops, pubs and cafes in Emsworth..
Emsworth Santa Hunt For
the first time there was a Santa Fun Hunt as part of the
Christmas Festivities organised by the Emsworth Business
Association. Chocolate Santas were hidden in the windows of 6
shops-the challenge was to find them all and name the shops.
Santa Lights up Emsworth
Yesterday evening Santa visited Emsworth to
unday 9th June Bosham Gardens Open Day11 am to 5 pm. Tickets £5 This biennial event,
in the aid of Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, offers a rare opportunity to
visit many private gardens in and around the beautiful village of Bosham in
West Sussex. Tickets- £5 per adult will be on sale at participating gardens
and in Bosham Car Park on the day. From May tickets will also be on
sale from: Bosham Co-op Farm Shop, Hilliers Garden Centre, A259 Bosham,
Luscombes Newsagents, Station Road, Bosham , Millstream Hotel, Bosham Lane,
Bosham & Mariners Coffee Shop, 1 High Street, Bosham
Monday 10th June Film night
at the Community Centre.
Showing Silver Linings Playbook (15),
at 7.3opm. Tickets £5, from Newsmag in the High Street, the
ECA office (Mon-Fri loam-12 )
or phone Alison Patrick on 01243 377493.
Monday 10th June
Volunteering Fair Want to
help out in your localcommunity? Come along and talk to our
friendly Volunteer Centre staff, and local groups and
organisations.10am to 1pm The Emsworth Centre South Street.
The Volunteering Fair is for prospective volunteers to find out
about local opportunities and for organisations looking for
volunteers or new members to promote themselves. If you know of
any organisations who are looking for volunteers and would like to
have a display or stall at the event we’d be happy to hear from
them. It’s all free of charge. We’d like to reach out to new
volunteers and those who want to find out about local opportunities
for volunteering in and around Emsworth. We hope this’ll be first
of many such events we run across Havant, reaching out to attract
and harness the energy and enthusiasm of more volunteers from our
communities. Contact T.0300 500 8085 E.
Saturday 15th June Hampshire Farmers’ Market
Palmers Rd car park 10.00am - 2.00pm
Monday 17th June
“First Aid - what to do if ?by Michelle Dobson CFA A talk and demo on up dated first aid” .
Science Discovery GroupNo
previous knowledge assumed.Meet
(Drama Room), Southleigh Rd,
Havant. P09 2RR
(prompt start )until approx.9.30pm. Parking is on the tennis courts at the rear of the school,
the Drama room is the building at the far end straight in front of you. £3
Sunday 16th June
£5, children free
contrasting ‘Mother & Daughter’ gardens close to the centre of
Thursday 20 June The
Deck, Emsworth Yacht Harbour Bob Malone - sensationally flamboyant US keyboard player
over here for Glastonbury and full-<wbr>time member of John
Fogerty's band (the main Creedence Clearwater Revival man !) 7.30pm
Thursday 20th June Soames War World War II Film
Come along to view our film - - based on the
1940 diary of teenager Strahan Soames which documents the battles taking
place overhead and how they affected his family and friends. The diary has
been used as source material for a short film written and produced by
students at Havant College. Join us to find out more about the making of the
film, view the film and then take time to chat and share your memories or
family stories. A 2-course set menu dinner can be booked after the 7pm
session. Please call for details. Organised by Chichester Harbour
Conservancy. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Fee: £5 per person to
include a drink. BOOKING ESSENTIAL on 01243 513275. At Emsworth Sailing
Club, Bath Road, Emsworth PO10 7ES 2pm & 7pm / 1 hour
Sunday 23rd June
RNLI BARBEQUE (Emsworth
Branch) 12noon-4pm Thorney
Island Sailing Club There will be a raffle and RNLI souvenirs Tickets £8 or
£30 for family of four can be obtained from the Newsagent in the Square and
Keyprint Emsworth All proceeds to the RNLI '
Saturday 29 June
WESTBOURNE WEEKEND 2013 The John Holliss Memorial Duck Race
11 am - River Street Bridg
Saturday 29 June
WESTBOURNE WEEKEND 2013 Groove on the Grass 4pm -midnight
Westbourne Primary School Field Live music from "The
Kennards",and"Ticklin The Pickle". Hog Roast, BBQ and Ice Cream Bar
provided by Westbourne Social Club.Tickets for The Groove Adults £8,
Children £3, Children under 5 FREE Furtherinfo contact Ed Bond 01243
Sunday 30th JuneWESTBOURNE WEEKEND 2013 Family Village Treasure Hunt
Afternoon Tea and Cakes