Emsworth - the UK's First Ever Red Nose Town raises
£15,000! From an idea originally thought of by
WemsFest, Comic Relief granted Emsworth the mantle of being
the UK’s first ever ‘Red Nose Town’ and the we - the
community of Emsworth fully embraced the title. More..
Images of Emsworth, the UK's First Red Nose Town
13th-14th March 2015
Emsworth Red Nose Town Weekend gets off to a
Cracking Start The "Silent Disco" in the Square was
packed and live on the BBC's South Today evening News More..
Cottage hospital will make way for new modern centre
Modern health facilities are finally on the way to
Weekly Arts and Craft Market at Emsworth Methodist
and Pastoral Centre Shelley’s Creative Arts and
Craft Market opens its doors again on Friday 6th March for
its fourth year at the Emsworth Methodist Church and
Pastoral Centre situated in the Square in Emsworth.. More..
More volunteers are still needed to complete work on
a popular footpath in Emsworth. The footpath
connects the Havant road, opposite Selangor Avenue, to Nore
Barn Woods and Chichester Harbour. More..
Free cider tasting event to launch community orchard
A community orchard on the Emsworth/Westbourne
border is to be launched with a free cider tasting event on
Sunday 29 March. More..
Emsworth Arts Trail 2015 - Bigger and Brighter than
Ever Before This year’s Emsworth Arts Trail is set
to be bigger and brighter than ever. Over 150 local artists
will showcase their work at fifty-five venues during the
last weekend in April and first in May, More..
Competition Time at Sue Foster Interiors!
Sue Foster Interiors are giving away the items in their
Big laughs in store in Emsworth with Red Nose town
The Richmond Arms scoops national business
innovation award Sussex pub that has found a novel
way to extend its food offer has won a leading industry
business innovation award. The Richmond Arms, in West
Ashling near Emsworth. has been named winner of Business
Innovation of the Year at the Budweiser Budvar Top 50
Gastropub Awards 2015
Emsworth library - Move to the Community Centre
Approved On Monday (19th January) the Executive
Member for Culture, Recreation and Countryside, Councillor
Keith Chapman, agreed that Emsworth library will move from
its current location in Emsworth to the Emsworth Community
Association building in Emsworth before the lease on the
current library building expires in 2018.
Emsworth and District 28, A New Service Due
to cutbacks the current timetable has changed and this has
left a lot of our community without regular bus services.
Community Christmas Day in Emsworth
Christmas Day at Hewitt’s in South Street, Emsworth had a
real party atmosphere as 37 guests and volunteers arrived
for a day of festive celebration.
EMSWORTH LIBRARY RE-LOCATION AN UPATE Jean
Tier, the Community Association trustee managing the
initial phase of the project To re-locate the library in the
Community Centre outlined the current position at a meeting
on Friday evening, 9th January. More..
TREEMENDOUS RECYCLING EVENT Residents in
Westbourne shredded 120 Christmas trees during their annual
recycling event in the village square on Sunday. More..
Formal unveiling of library plan It is
still unclear exactly what form the revised proposals for
the relo≠cation of Emsworth's library from St Peter's Square
to the Community Centre off North Street would take, but the
Emsworth Commu≠nity Association (ECA) — which runs the
cen≠tre — is due to hold a 'members and supporters evening'
this month (on 9 January at 6.3opm), when revisions will be
Blue Bell landlord Giles Babb & Alan Mak launch Next
Generation Network Launching on Thurs 29 Jan 2015,
the Next Generation Network will, for the first time, bring
together young professionals & business owners in Emswroth
and beyond aged 25-40 to network, accelerate their careers,
and do good in the community.
Nore Barn Woods Hedgerow Project On
Saturday 6th December, a Hedgerow Management Workshop was
held in Nore Barn Woods. More..
Emsworth to be the UK's First Ever Red Nose Town
WemsFest is delighted to be working with Emsworth
Business Association having been granted permission by Comic
Relief to temporarily recognise Emsworth as the UK's First
Ever Red Nose Town. More..
Big-hearted residents commit to monthly food bank
THE huge success of Emsworth’s Food Fortnight has
led to a big boost for a local food bank. More..
Council tells Emsworth coach firm to find new premises
THE director of a coach company says he may be
forced to close his business after a council told him to
Thorney Island Scout Group Opens up the Adventure
for the Military Community Thorney Island Scout
Group opens up the adventure for military community; 6 to 10
year olds from military families stationed at Thorney Island
have a new opportunity to taste adventure with the opening
of the Thorney Island Scout Group.
Commemoration at Warblington Cemetery – November 30, 2014
Throughout 2014, many countries from all over the
world have held their ceremonies to honour the memory of all
those who lost their lives in war since 1914.
Bourne Quilters Support Local Charities
On Monday 1st December, Emsworth-based Bourne Quilters held
their AGM, during which donations were handed over to five
local charities. This money was raised from sales at their
quilt show in July .More..
Emsworth’s Christmas Lights are Switched on
On Friday evening, in total antithesis to the rest of the
country which seemed to be engaged with the crazy hunt for
bargains on "Black Friday" as witnessed by the scenes on our
Plaque to remember war dead is unveiled A PLAQUE to
remember those who have died in combat since 1914 has been
unveiled at Warblington Cemetery..More..
Appeal withdrawn for development of boatyard site
THE battle to save a boatyard from being demolished
and flats built in its place has been won – for now.
No decision yet on plan to relocate town library RESIDENTS will have to wait until January to get news on the
future of their library.More..
Southbourne and Emsworth Community Christmas
Free Christmas day event for residents of Emsworth,
Nutbourne, Prinsted and Southbourne