We would like to thank Jo Alexander who has been a member of the Parish Council for the past two years and representative for the playground. With increasing working commitments and two young children Jo has decided to resign as a Parish Councillor but we do hope that she will seek to rejoin in future years if time permits.
If you are interested in filling the vacancy created by Jo’s departure please contact the Chair, the Clerk of any of the councillors listed on the contacts page.
Parish Meeting Council Meeting
Thursday 18 July
The next Parish Council meeting will take place on Thursday 20 June at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall.
Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Annual Governance & Accountability Return
Each year the Parish Council prepares an Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR). This as explained in the link is available for inspection by contacting the clerk.
Exercise of Public Rights
Serving Hampshire – Balancing the Budget Consultation
Have your say on how the County Council could balance its budget by visiting
HCC - Balancing the Budget
to find out how to complete the consultation
Affordable Housing for Sparsholt
Winchester City Council is proposing to develop a small number of Council homes at Woodman Close.
A public consultation took place on 16th June and a summary of the consultation feedback can be found here
Operating drones is not illegal; however, users are restricted from repeatedly flying them in close proximity to residential addresses and doing this could lead to them being dealt with for Anti-Social behaviour or committing a S.4a/S.5 Public Order Act offence.
If you are concerned that a drone appears as though it is being used in suspicious circumstances e.g. if it continuously hovers over a particular area, please contact the Police on 101.
Preferred Route Announcement: M3 Junction 9 Improvement Scheme
All details of the preferred route including technical reports relating to the selection process are availabe on the Highways England website:
Public Access Defibrillator
Located at entrance to Memorial Hall
Speed and volume of traffic through the village is an ongoing concern.
In 2014 kerbs were installed along a number of roads in the village. While protecting the verges they have also contributed to a notable reduction in speed as it is more difficult for vehicles to pass side by side.
Details of traffic survey undertaken in 2015 can be viewed here
The Parish Plan highlights traffic matters
Ensuring that roads are maintained, resolving issues such as potholes and blocked drains and liaising with Hampshire Highways Authority is a contstant effort.
Road problems can be reported by clicking on to this link Road problems
Salt bins and snow shovels
Salt bins are located
By the post box in Woodman Close
Four snow shovels are available at The Shop, The Church and two in Woodman Close ( Stewart Wooles at Old Bowling Green,