News updated Wednesday July 17, 2019 


Climate Change Petition Call   Read more


Thorney Island Primary children help launch new Daily Mile track Every morning the sounds of 200 happy and active children bounce off the walls of Thorney Island Community Primary School.   Read more


Residents toast completed community orchard  Local people have celebrated the planting of a community orchard with a picnic among the trees.    Read more



Roll Up! Roll Up! to The Spring's free summer spectacular! The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre’s free, family summer spectacular is back and is heading to Emsworth on Sunday 23 June.     Read more




Emergency High Voltage Cable Repair causes Long delays on the A259 in Emsworth.     Read more

Local MP Alan Mak encourages residents to attend fourth Information Fair    Read more

Wildlife in Chichester’s internationally important habitats under threat, campaigners fear    Read more HERE



Emsworth British Food Fortnight to take a “Fallow” year   Read more HERE


Ringwood Brewery Crafts Kitesurfing Armada  Exclusive Limited-Edition Beer,  Hangtime IPA, for The Kitesurfing Armada to be held on the 21 – 23 June on Hayling Island.   Read more HERE


DIOCESAN MEDAL FOR DEDICATED PARISHIONER A dedicated parishioner has been honoured with a special medal for his 42 years of outstanding service. Peter Agius, 66, a parishioner at Ss Thomas' Roman Catholic Church, Emsworth is the recipient of a Diocesan Medal from the Bishop of Portsmouth, the Right Rev. Philip Egan. The award is given to those who have made a significant contribution to parish or diocesan life.   Read more HERE



Emsworth Town Centre Tree Trail is Launched Emsworth Town Centre Tree Trail, compiled by Emsworth Tree Wardens, is the first of a series of Tree Trails round Emsworth.  Read more HERE



Resident Expresses Concerns over Bridge Road Parking I wish to express my concern at the new parking restrictions which seem to have been imposed without notice in the Bridge Road, Emsworth car park.    Read more HERE


Consultation on Submission Draft of the Emsworth Neighbourhood Plan The Emsworth Forum hassubmitted the Neighbourhood Plan to the Borough Council. The Borough Council is obliged to run a six week consultation on that plan, before an independent examination of the plan, followed by a referendum in the local area. Comments on the plan are invited by 7 June 2019.    Read more HERE




Soldiers, Veterans and Residents mark St George’s Day in Emsworth   Read more HERE


The Friends of Nore Barn Woods are looking for members and volunteers  Are you looking for ways to enjoy the open air and help the environment?   Read more HERE



Westbourne Christians walk with cross    Read more HERE


16 REGIMENT ROYAL ARTILLERY ST GEORGE’S DAY PARADE IN EMSWORTH  The streets of Emsworth Town Centre will once again be alive with cheers of excitement and pride as the community of Emsworth celebrates St George’s Day on Tuesday 23rd April.    Read more HERE


Villagers in Westbourne, near Emsworth, have launched a campaign to save local wildlife habitats and the endangered creatures living in them.   Read more HERE



WemsFest Emsworth Sun Fest 2019  We’re giving free sunflower seeds to every household in and around Emsworth.   Read more HERE



World Prayer Day in Emsworth Friday 1st March    Read more HERE


Vandals Damage Market Banners  Hampshire Farmers Markets are very proud to be able to sell their produce at Emsworth and as such feel we are adding to the success of the Town   Read more HERE



Emsworth Arts Trail Ready for Take Off    Read more HERE



McCarthy & Stone Orchard House Emsworth Planning Application Withdrawn After Two year Battle by Residents

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Volunteer Treasurer Wanted & Committee Members Wanted    Read more HERE


Emsworth Comunity Association Premises freehold transfered to the Association's new Charitable Incorporated Organisation -   Read more HERE


Exciting stuff happening at Headromance in Havant.-   Read more HERE


Emsworth Company  uses Local Botanicals in their Chichester Harbour Gin Chichester Harbour Gin is a small batch hand crafted gin company based in Emsworth  -   Read more HERE



Local clubs join forces to support their charity’s Big Give Christmas Challenge  -   Read more HERE


Celebrating Emsworth Cottage Hospital as the preferred new home of the Emsworth Surgery The people of Emsworth can, at last, celebrate plans for their cherished Cottage Hospital to become the new home of the local Doctors’ Surgery -   Read more HERE


Southbourne Salon, Chandler & Hall, Recognised by the Good Salon Guide as a Five Star Salon -   Read more HERE


NHS reveals three options for the future of Emsworth Surgery - Optionsfor a new surgery in Emsworth have been whittled down from nine to three. -   Read more HERE


Locals attend drop-in to discuss Emsworth Surgery’s options for the future -   Read more HERE





Busiest Week Ever for Community First Volunteer Service! -   Read more HERE



Public drop-in sessions to discuss the future of Emsworth Surgery. Two drop-in sessions are to be held for the public this month to look at the options being considered for the future of Emsworth Surgery.  -   Read more HERE




Historic Emsworth Residence for Sale: Indulge in a piece of Emsworth history and live in colonial style close to the village centre  -   Read more HERE




Ethical Fashion Show at Tuppenny Barn -   Read more HERE



Local Conservation Groups Concerned  that Local Green Spaces
are Under Threat
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Play inspired by Emsworth Oyster Industry debuts at The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre -   Read more HERE


The Friends of Community Health   Read more HERE


Sky Dining at the Spinnaker Tower with Emsworth Chef Garry Pearce


IMAR are coming to Emsworth in October  Winners of BBC 2 Folk Awards 2018 Horizon Award and Mohsen Amini Winning Musician of The Year will be performing at Emsworth Baptist Church on Friday 19th October.      Read more HERE


Residents Cycle Around The Globe! On 10th September a mental health awareness event took place at Leigh Park Community Centre with over 150 people attending.    Read more HERE



New Community Land Trust continues to pressurise decision makers on the Emsworth Cottage Hospital site     Read more HERE


Emsworth's 3rd Beer, Cider, and Wine Festival 28th-30th September has 30 ales on tap including several national winners at this year's CAMRA Great British Beer Festival.    Read more HERE


Help save our hospital site Emsworth United  First  Public Meeting  August 22nd 2018     Read more HERE


Chichester Harbour AONB Management Plan to be Updated   Read more HERE


INNOVATIVE NEW HAIR SALON TINT OPENS IN EMSWORTH  Tint Hair Lounge opened its doors on 7th August in West Street, Emsworth offering a truly innovative service in customer and environmental care.    Read more HERE



Calls to defer Emsworth homes plan to Environment Agency amid ‘horrifying’ flood and nature risks   Read more HERE



Warblington Seawall Repairs Coastal maintenance works are about to begin to repair sections of damaged seawall within Chichester Harbour at Warblington, Havant. The works will commence on 1st August 2018,  Read more HERE


Emsworth United   Help save our Emsworth hospital site – public meeting on August 22nd  Read more HERE


Emsworth Car Parking Charges set to Rise Car parking charges throughout the borough will be increased next month.    Read more HERE


Royal Mail confirm Emsworth delivery office closure date  Read more HERE


Emsworth Surgery Move to Redlands Grange Site in Jeopardy?  The developers of this site, Bellway Homes and Bloor Homes, who initially gave an undertaking in their original planning application to set aside a portion of the land for a future new doctors surgery and pharmacy are seeking to withdraw from this agreement. Read more HERE



Emsworth Museum Local History Walks Details of forthcoming walks are now avilable Read more HERE


Local Business Fights the Rising Tide of Plastic Almost a year ago to the day Lockheed Martin UK embarked on a beach clean at The Oyster Beds, Hayling Island.     Read more HERE


Emsworth patients back call for town centre surgery HUNDREDS of people have backed a campaign to keep a GP in their town centre.      Read more HERE



Local “Mumpreneur” Reaches Finals of National Business Awards Former Emsworth resident,  mum, and business owner, Claudine Russell, has earned herself a place in the final line-up of The Mpower National Business Awards     Read more HERE


New Antiques and Collectors Fair Comes to Emsworth Arun Fairs (previous organisers of Goodwood & Fontwell) have booked the Emsworth Community Centre in North Street to accommodate their new event   Read more HERE



The Silent Enemy  How PTSD damages our vetrans and serving military personnel  Read more HERE


Emsworth sorting office closure edging nearer. Emsworth sorting office Royal Mail bosses insist tRead more HERE is still no closure date for Emsworth’s sorting office – but it will shut this summer. Read more HERE



Details of the Emsworth Show have been released and can be viewed Read more HERE


Company to hold second exhibition for 260-homes plan in Emsworth   A SECOND public exhibition is to be held by a development company about a scheme to build 260 new homes    More.

Nic on the Emsworth Arts Trail Nic Cowper describes Emsworth Arts Trail as the greatest possible motivator in his flourishing art career.    More.

Westbourne Primary School Reading Shed Restoration Project Four trainee teachers from the University of Chichester were given the challenge of transforming a shed at Westbourne Primary School in Emsworth into an irresistible reading den for all to use.    More.


Bluebell Inn landlord to bike 100 miles for Children on the Edge 34-year-old Emsworth pub landlord and Dad-to-be, Giles Babb is taking on a mighty cycling challenge for Chichester based charity Children on the Edge.   More.


Soldiers and Vetrans mark St George’s Day with Emsworth Now in its tenth year Emsworth's celebration of St George's Day has become a favourite in the town's calendar.  More.


Residents and groups meet with company to discuss 260-home plan for Emsworth at forum   More.


Korean War hero ‘insulted’ at plans to limit veterans at Emsworth St George’s Day parade   More.

Roof torn off double-decker bus in Emsworth after railway ‘bridge strike’  A DOUBLE-DECKER bus lost its roof in a crash in Emsworth this afternoon.    More.


Outstanding Ofsted Report for Green Roots Nursery Pre-School centre in Southbourne Green Roots Nursery and Pre-School have had a fantastic start to Spring receiving Outstanding from OFSTED in their recent inspection and a Gold Eat Out Eat Well award.  More.


Local MP, Alan Mak Leads Support the Emsworth Surgery Campaign  More.


Christians in Westbourne, near Emsworth mark Good Friday  More


Emsworth Museum Re-opens for the 2018 season on March 31st  More.


Emsworth Business Association raises £6,500 for local primary schools  More


Residents fear the ‘destruction’ of Emsworth as proposals for 260 new homes  More.



The Future of the Old Hospital Garden The Friends of Emsworth Community Health (FECH) hold the Old Hospital garden in trust for the community and a few of us have been trying for more that 12 months to get improvements to the garden so that our residents can enjoy it.  More.


Footpath loss angers locals at Emsworth homes plan exhibition A PUBLIC exhibition to showcase plans for a new development and gain feedback from residents was held at a community centre. More.

Havant Council Tax Rise for 2018-19 More.


A Field too Far  . More


An explosion of colour awaits visitors to Emsworth this spring. More.


Customers express their shock at sudden closure of restaurant More.


Developers and locals clash over proposed Emsworth homes More.


Have your say on Havant Borough Council’s draft local plan for 2036  More.

This page last updated on 17-Jul-2019