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Walking Group 6th July

Meet at East Tytherley Church at 1030 for a 9 mile circular walk to Broughton and back stopping at the Tally Ho for lunch. There are only one or two well maintained stiles and the route is mostly easy walking along paths and tracks with some quiet road walking along the old roman road. However, there is a longish uphill and a longish downhill. Please contact Dot or Allen on 017 94 34 10 20 if you are intending to come. If you wish to do half the walk please make your own arrangements for transport but let us know for lunch numbers.

Lockerley and District Garden Club

Our final visit of the year will be to Chawton House, near Alton on Wednesday July 10th. Explore the Elizabethan manor house or the walled garden or simply enjoy wandering in the 14-acre listed English landscape garden. For full details and transport arrangements please contact Jenny 017 94 34 06 81 or Heather 017 94 34 06 40.

West Tytherley School Summer BBQ fundraiser

On – Friday 12th July and you're invited to join us for our annual Summer BBQ event on Friday 12th July from 1700 till 2000. Free entry for all. Family-fun stalls, games, refreshments and delicious BBQ food available. All proceeds go towards the school. We look forward to seeing you there. 

Lockerley Primary School Summer Fete

On Friday 12th July 1700 - 1900 with a bar, BBQ, raffle, tombola, games, stalls and arena events. This year's theme is nature. Everyone in the community is invited to join us!

Over 60’s Lunch Club

Sunday 14th July. Please arrive at 1215 for 1230 at Lockerley and East Dean War Memorial Hall. Call 017 94 34 01 59 for details.

Walking Group Wednesday

Are setting out on the evening of July 17th Please join us for a 5 mile evening walk starting and finishing in the village of Hursley. A lovely walk along Monarch’s Way, over Compton Down and back to Hursley. Easy flat walking with no stiles. Supper is available at The Dolphin in Hursley. Meet at Lockerley Village Hall at 1730 to share transport. Please contact Jenny on 017 94 34 06 81 so we can book numbers for the pub.

Tea on the Lawn – Saturday 21st July

Oaklands House, East Tytherley 1400 - 1700. Enjoy an afternoon tea in the grounds of Oaklands House, with live music, stalls, children’s games and classic cars. If you have some time to spare and would be interested in helping with any of the events, please do let us know! For further details please contact Val 017 94 30 15 80, Rob 017 94 34 12 69 or Joanne 017 94 34 06 77.

Charity Whist Drive

A charity Whist Drive, in aid of the Lockerley Children’s Playground Appeal and Cancer Research UK, will be held at Mottisfont Village Hall on Friday 26th July at 1930. The cost will be £7.50, which will include yummy refreshments and a glass of wine or beer. All are very welcome - you don’t need a partner. There will be prizes and a raffle and one of the aims is to have fun. Contact Rosie Tugwell on 017 94 34 17 29

Friends of Bentley Wood Glow worm survey with bonus bats!

Saturday 27th July - A twohour circular walk to see how the glow worms and bats are faring. Stout footware and a good torch recommended. Meet at 2100 at the Barn.

Walking Group on the go again

On Sunday 28th July 1100 1600. A circular walk from West Tytherley through Bentley Woods and Norman Court followed by a BBQ at St Just. Joan and Anthea will provide meat and potatoes. Offers of salads and puddings gratefully received. Please let us know if you are coming and what you would like to bring so we can plan accordingly. For more information contact Anthea on 017 94 34 06 89 or Joan on 017 94 34 12 68.

Flower, Produce, Craft and Photography Show

Taking place ons Saturday August 3rd and the doors open at 1400 in Lockerley Memorial Hall. Schedules with full details of classes and recipes are available in the Coffee Shop, Lockerley Stores and West Tytherley shop. Everyone is encouraged to enter or come along in the afternoon with your friends and enjoy teas and home-made cakes. Visitors entry to the show is free.

Wilding the Landscape

Saturday 10th August 2019 1545 – evening. We're looking at ways to build a productive and biodiverse countryside. Isabella Tree, the acclaimed author of Wilding, joins us for an illustrated talk on re-wilding. Followed by a panel discussion chaired by BBC Radio 4's John Humphrys. Manor Farm, home of Broughton Water Buffalo Broughton, Nr Stockbridge, Hants. SO20 8AN For more information and details of ticket sales please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Walking Group Setting out ance more!

15th August Meet outside Lockerley Village Hall to share lifts at 0945 for a drive of ca 45 mins to Broad Chalke to do a circular 5 1/2 mile walk with some gentle uphill stretches, no stiles. The walk goes through delightful farmland with really lovely views. A
special walk, not to be missed. Lunch will be at 1300ish at The Queens Head where the walk will start and finish. Please let us know by 1st August if you would like to join us, so that we can let the pub know and possibly pre order. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Friends of Bentley Wood - Autumn Crocuses

Saturday 31st August. Meet at the Barn at 1400 for a roughly two hour walk to survey thousands of beautiful lilac autumn crocuses (if we are lucky) with Dr Pat Woodruffe, followed by tea, coffee and biscuits.

 Ceilidh and Silent Auction!

Saturday 19th October for Jubilee Field Playground. A fabulous evening event at Lockerley Village Hall with live music, Scottish dancing and dinner! We will also be holding a silent auction and we would be grateful if you have any prizes, gift experiences or services you can donate. Full details will be in the next newsletter Contact Claudia on 017 94 34 08 46.
Grand Prize Draw Winners ... Thanks to everyone who supported the playground by buying and selling tickets – we raised nearly £700! Our winners were:
£100 Caroline Taylor, Paultons Park vouchers Lisa Shaw, Kimbridge Barn lunch vouchers Suze, Finkley Down Farm pass Victoria,
Mottisfont pass Priscilla Love, Frankie's Fun Factory pass Kath Bravery, COOK shop voucher Mike Herbertson. The Monthly Cake Sale must End ... Sadly due to new legislation (?) we will need to stop the monthly cake sale for the playground. We are so grateful to Eve at Lockerley Green Stores, to all our bakers and to everyone who has bought them over the past year – together you have helped raise nearly £1,000! Bluebell walk raised over £600! A huge thank you to Liz and Andy Holton and everyone who helped at the bluebell walk on 28th April. JustGiving page closes having raised £2,515 over the last year for Jubilee Field Playground. if you would still like to make a donation please contact Claudia on 01794 340 846.

 200 Club Winners for May:

Ms Carrie Hamilton £20, Mr Tim Down £20

Stewarding at Romsey Abbey

Being able to smile and welcome anyone coming through the door of Romsey Abbey is all it takes to become a Steward. We are there every day, volunteering for two hours a fortnight, in teams of two, or chose to cover for absences. That’s all it takes. Could you help? Why not ring or email me to find out more? Sheila Latimer 01794 523120 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lockerley and East Dean Parish – Residents Questionnaire

Thank you to all households who completed our parish questionnaire. The results have been collated and we have a worthwhile base of information to go forward with further development of our parish plan. About a third of all questionnaires were completed and returned, 35% from East Dean and 29.5% from Lockerley, Tote Hill, Carters Clay and half of Newtown. Most responses were from the 61 to 80 age group, with the second largest group being 41 to 60 year olds. Fewer young people responded because there are fewer young people living in our parishes. The planning for the future of our parishes will be greatly helped by the responses! The full report will be sent out in the Autumn.

Thorngate Village Care Group

If you need support, help, or transport in the Lockerley/East Dean, East or West Tytherley area please call Fiona 017 94 34 10 98, Peggy 017 94 34 00 84 Julie 017 94 34 08 50 or Liz 017 94 34 09 93

Welcome folder copies may be obtained from:

Lockerley : Bob Stileman 017 94 34 04 52, East Dean: Tony 017 94 34 12 28, East Tytherley: Rob Scoones 017 94 34 12 69, West Tytherley : Julie Neilson 017 94 34 08 50

Lockerley Baptist Church

A warm welcome to everyone. Our services are: Sunday: 1030 Morning Worship and Wednesday (term time only). Coffee Stop 1030 - 1300 Call 017 94 34 06 95 for further information.