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..
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.