Emsworth Valley Community Transport (EVCT) Needs
Volunteers EVCT is a charitable organisation which
uses volunteers to transport those not so able to
hospital/doctors’/dentists’ appointments and also takes them
shopping or on visits to relatives.
Comedian Hugh Dennis praises Emsworth for raising
£15,000 COMEDIAN Hugh Dennis thanked the Emsworth
community for raising more than £15,000 for Comic Relief.
Work to Remove the Emsworth Gasholder to begin in
May The current gas holder, built in 1934, is to be
dismantled by Southern Gas Networks and could eventually
make way for new development. The one-acre site, off Palmers
Road, has had gas holders ever since 1853 when The Emsworth
Gas and Coke Company was formed to provide gas
to the people of Emsworth. More......
Emsworth Museum gallery to take name of much-loved
historian Linda Newell A NEW gallery at a museum
will be named after a much-loved historian who died
suddenly. Warm tributes have been paid to Linda Newell, who
was the administrator at Emsworth Museum for the past nine
Once again the Sun Shone on the Annual St George's
Day parade in Emsworth The day began with the
George Regis Jazz Band playing in The Square to the several
thousand people packed the centre of Emsworth this morning
to watch the parade of men and women from 12 Regt Royal
Artillery based on nearby Thorney Island.. More......
Career Change is Icing on the Cake for Local Teacher
Earlier this year, Emsworth teacher Valerie
Heritage swapped 15 years in the classroom for the kitchen,
after retiring from teaching to become a full-time cake
maker and decorator.. More......
Community comes together for annual St George’s Day
Parade Thursday 23rd April The community of
Emsworth will once again be celebrating St. George’s Day
with its annual parade. More......
Westbourne Community orchard - first meeting The
first meeting of the group setting up a community orchard on
the Emsworth/Westbourne border is on Tuesday 21 April,
7.30pm at The Meeting Place, North Street, Westbourne.
Come aboard and see the sites! Chichester
Harbour Conservancy is holding two open days to promote the
beautiful and accessible moorings available to let in
Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Christians Together Mark the beginning of Easter Day
Over 200 Christians Together In Emsworth gathered
on the Emsworth foreshore near Nore Barn Woods at 6am.
Tributes to historian A COMMUNITY has been
left in shock after the sudden death of a local historian.
Villagers take part in traditional Good Friday Walk
Christians in Westbourne, near Emsworth, walked through the
village on Good Friday with a large wooden cross, continuing
a longstanding local Easter tradition. More..
Westbourne Community orchard project launched March
2015 A community orchard on the Emsworth/Westbourne
border was launched on Sunday at a cider-tasting evening.
More than 30 people gathered to launch the project to set up
an orchard on new public open space next to the Redlands
Grange housing development in Emsworth.. More..
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..