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Friday 13th November proved a lucky day for Southbourne as 400 tiny trees were planted in our tree nursery the first stage of the Green Ring. The saplings, provided by the Woodland 'Trust, will be nurtured until sites around the village are available for planting.
Emsworth Runners up in the Harvest Heroes
Competition 2015 To misquote Oscar Wilde
completely, to be the winner of the Harvest Heroes
Competition in 2014 should be regarded as an achievement; to
come runner up this year could be seen as
Risk of flooding in Emsworth is significantly reduced by £300,000 scheme THE chances of 54 homes and a railway line being submerged under floodwater have been significantly reduced thanks to a £300,000 scheme
Support this Emsworth Life – Lobster Pot Christmas
Tree 2015 The ‘Emsworth Lobster Pot Christmas Tree’
is an opportunity to support the local fisherman as well as
contributing to a unique Christmas Tree the like of which
has never been seen in the region before.
Emsworth Business Association announce 'Emsworth Life - ONE day' - Photographic Competition We are looking for anyone with a camera to capture Emsworth, its heritage, its people and its day-to-day life.
GOODWOOD TO LIGHT UP THE NIGHT FOR CHARITY GLOW WALK
Last year, BBC Children in Need raised a record
breaking £32.6 million, where the charity helps change the
lives of disabled children and young people throughout the
UK. This year, the UK charity is hoping to smash that record
and Goodwood is playing its part by hosting a fantastic Glow
Walk around the iconic Goodwood Motor Circuit on Friday 13
November from 6:15pm.
Chichester Harbour Conservancy awards £30,000 to
local groups This week, £30,000 was awarded to
eleven projects in the Chichester Harbour area that
collectively help to deliver sustainable development. The
funding, provided by DEFRA and allocated by Chichester
Harbour Conservancy, is targeted at initiatives that support
community development, grow the local economy, and enhance
the natural environment.
Farewell to Emsworth gas holder with silent disco
IT IS an iconic structure which has dominated
Emsworth’s skyline for more than 80 years but in just a few
weeks’ time the gas holder, off Palmers Road, will be
Footpath saved from the sea! The
footpath near Paynes Boatyard and Thornham Marina has been
saved from the sea.
Emsworth mum is small biz lifeline A
multi-talented Emsworth mum is planning to use her skills to
help out other busy business parents.
Best of British apples will be celebrated at
Emsworth British Food Fortnight TASTY apples will
be celebrated as part of Emsworth British Food Fortnight
Emsworth Show is a big success MORRIS
dancers, fabulous flowers and dancing horses made for what
has been called one of the best Emsworth shows in years.
Food celebration a boost for community STRUGGLING families will benefit directly from a celebration of local produce.
Plan to close Emsworth road for 10 weeks is ditched Traders speak of relief that North Street is now only likely to close for two days.
Chairperson Wanted Southbourne Age Concern need a new Chairperson John is our secretary and, since 2012, has been acting chair but we really do need to find a permanent chairman
Dates for Great British Menu College Lunches
released Following on from the success of last
years award winning Emsworth British Food Fortnight the
emphasis this year is very much focused on three key words
- Education, Community &Celebration.
Emsworth businesses fear road closure will hit trade A DEVASTATING impact on trade and traffic chaos are feared as a major road looks set to be closed for almost three months. Havant Borough Council plans to close North Street, in Emsworth, at the railway bridge for 10 weeks. The work to rebuild a collapsed wall is due to start on September 1
STEP UP TO THE HILL CHALLENGE FORCHESTNUT TREE HOUSE
CHILDREN’S HOSPICE On Wednesday 19 August, The
Goodwood Health Club, situated in the West Sussex-based
Goodwood Hotel, will host a five mile charity run to raise
money for local children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House.
Chichester Harbour Conservancy staff honoured by
national award Two members of Chichester Harbour
Conservancy staff have had their combined 78 years’ service
honoured with the Landscapes for Life Award. This national
award from the National Association of Areas of Outstanding
Natural Beauty recognises those who have contributed 20
years or more to the conservation and enhancement of AONBs.
Russian Recognition for Southbourne Arctic Convoy Vetran Having received the British Artic Star in 2013, delivered by the postman, it was something of a surprise for Robin Boodle to be invited to the Russian Embassy in Kensington Palace Gardens in June 2015, to receive two Russian WW2 honours.
Work to build wall to begin WORK to fix a
crumbling wall that forced the closure of a busy footpath
will finally take place.
Harvest celebrations with Emsworth Food Fortnight
A PRESTIGIOUS food event with community at its heart is
Residents have their say on what they want to see in
Emsworth MORE cycle lanes, more free parking, a gym
and an indoor swimming pool.
MP to lobby NHS to build new surgery in Emsworth
PRESSURE is mounting on the NHS to act now to give
a town the health facilities it desperately needs.
Joy as plans to move library are dropped Hampshire County Council has made a U-turn on closing a library and moving it to a community centre.
The Friends of Nore Barn Woods Launch Appeal to complete their work to Protect the Footpath on the Southern side of the Woods Last year the Friends of Nore Barn Woods completed, very successfully, Phase 2 of their Shoreline Conservation Project to protect the woods from coastal erosion. However, there is still a small length that could not be protected due to lack of funding.
Dance away! MORRIS dancers adorned the streets as shoppers celebrated spring.