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  • Book sale raises £250 for Droxford Village Hall

    Book sale raises £250 for Droxford Village Hall

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Thank you to all those who supported the preloved book sale that was held in the Village Hall on Saturday 20th August, either by donating yo...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 2 Oct 22
  • Helping the children and young people of Droxford

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Profit raised from this year’s Scarecrow Festival is to be used for the benefit of the children and youth in the village. We already ...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 24 Sep 22
  • Country Watch Officers team up multi-agency teams working to tackle Fly Tipping

    Country Watch Officers team up multi-agency teams working to tackle Fly Tipping

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    On Thursday 22nd September 2022 our Country Watch and Roads Policing Officers teamed up with the Environment Agency, HMRC and DVSA. They wo...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 23 Sep 22
  • ALERT: Energy rebate scam emails

    ALERT: Energy rebate scam emails

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Action Fraud is warning the public about a sharp rise in reports relating to fake emails purporting to be from Ofgem, the independent energy...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 23 Sep 22
  • Upcoming Beat Surgeries Swanmore & Droxford

    Upcoming Beat Surgeries Swanmore & Droxford

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    This is a reminder of upcoming Beat Surgeries that PCSO McCulloch will be holding: Saturday 24th September 10 – 12 Swanmore (Outside ...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 22 Sep 22
  • Flick Drummond - Community Forum Q&A Event

    Flick Drummond - Community Forum Q&A Event

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Flick Drummond, member of parliament for the Meon Valley, is holding a Community Forum at Hambledon Village Hall, 13 West Street, Hambledon,...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 20 Sep 22
  • Don't watch street harassment in silence - ask 'Are you Okay?'

    Don't watch street harassment in silence - ask 'Are you Okay?'

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    ARE YOU OKAY? Street harassment is on the rise and is often not an isolated incident. We know the long-term impact can harm mental health a...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 20 Sep 22
  • Hare Coursing season has started, please be on the lookout in your community or areas where you may walk your dogs

    Hare Coursing season has started, please be on the lookout in your community or areas where you may walk your dogs

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    What is hare coursing? Hare coursing sets two running dogs onto a brown hare. The dogs compete and are judged by how closely they can follo...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 20 Sep 22
  • 	 Livestock worrying and Keeping dogs and horses safe around each other

    Livestock worrying and Keeping dogs and horses safe around each other

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Livestock worrying Livestock worrying is when a dog attacks or chases livestock on agricultural land or is at large in a field with sheep, ...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 20 Sep 22
  • National Minute of Silence

    National Minute of Silence

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    In line with a government proposed initiative for observation of the National Minute of Silence for Reflection at 8pm on Sunday 18th Septemb...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 17 Sep 22
  • Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service Update

    Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service Update

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    This is a round-up of news from across Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service. Pack a picnic - not a barbecue Disposable barb...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 12 Aug 22
  • WeCAN Network Event

    WeCAN Network Event

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    WeCAN Network Event Thursday 29 September from 7.00 - 8.30pm. The venue is in Winchester city centre, not far from the train station: St ...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 9 Aug 22
  • Hampshire Police Dog Watch Scheme

    Hampshire Police Dog Watch Scheme

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Welcome to the Hampshire Police Dog Watch Scheme. Thank you for signing up to the scheme and being our eyes, ears and paws in your local co...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 9 Aug 22
  • Neighbourhood Watch News - August 2022

    Neighbourhood Watch News - August 2022

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    August 2022 edition of OUR NEWS is out now - click here to read more.

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 9 Aug 22
  • Operation Resilience - The Hangers, Bishops Waltham

    Operation Resilience - The Hangers, Bishops Waltham

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    As part of the annual programme of works being undertaken by Operation Resilience, we will shortly be undertaking ‘Surface Dressing&rs...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 4 Aug 22
  • The South Downs Rambler is back!

    The South Downs Rambler is back!

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    We are pleased to announce the return of the South Downs Rambler bus linking Winchester and Petersfield Stations, enabling passengers to enj...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 2 Aug 22
  • Healthwatch Hampshire Annual Report 21-22

    Healthwatch Hampshire Annual Report 21-22

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Healthwatch Hampshire is proud to publish and share with you our annual report for 2021-2022. You can read about our achievements over the y...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 2 Aug 22
  • Hampshire Water Transfer Consultation

    Hampshire Water Transfer Consultation

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    A six-week public consultation on the Hampshire Water Transfer and Water Recycling project has now launched. A key component of the Water fo...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 2 Aug 22
  • 20mph Speed Limits in Hampshire - Consultation

    20mph Speed Limits in Hampshire - Consultation

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Hampshire County Council is seeking the views of residents about 20 mph limits within Hampshire. The County Council is keen to hear from as...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 2 Aug 22
  • What3Words app for precise locations in emergencies

    What3Words app for precise locations in emergencies

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Being able to give your precise location in an emergency can save vital time and lives. Make sure you’re prepared by downloading the ...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 2 Aug 22
  • Travel For All

    Travel For All

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Travel for All supports residents aged 65+ to make the most of the transport options available in their area, reducing the risk of social is...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 2 Aug 22
  • Droxford Junior School seeks Community Governors

    Droxford Junior School seeks Community Governors

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Droxford Junior School is in need of some more governors from the local community. We have lots of parent governors but now require some lo...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 7 Jul 22
  • SCAM WARNING - Covid text messages

    SCAM WARNING - Covid text messages

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Watch out for fake text messages pretending to be from the NHS. Since Jan 1st, 412 victims have reported losses totalling more than £5...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 7 Mar 22
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Neighbourhood Watch

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    Think WIDE(N) burglary prevention campaign launched Our research shows two thirds (67%) of people are worried about their home being bro...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 4 Mar 22
  • 2022 Updates to the Highway Code

    2022 Updates to the Highway Code

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Ailsa Duckworth, Parish Clerk

    As of 29th January 2022, The Highway Code has changed. These advisory changes have been implemented to improve safety for people walking, cy...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 9 Feb 22
  • Futureproofing our Water Supplies - Water Resource South East Consultation

    Futureproofing our Water Supplies - Water Resource South East Consultation

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    After months of work by stakeholders across the South East, we’re pleased to share Water Resources South East’s consultation on ...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 19 Jan 22
  • Droxford Cemetery's Final Boost!

    Droxford Cemetery's Final Boost!

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    DROXFORD CEMETERY'S FINAL BOOST! As we were unable to use the 21st November, the date is now Saturday,10th December. If you can spare a...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 2 Dec 21
  • Parish Green

    Parish Green

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Parish Clerk

    Droxford Parish Council will present its plans for the Parish Green at a consultation on Wednesday 8th December at 6pm in the Village Hall a...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 30 Nov 21
  • Droxford Junior School

    Droxford Junior School

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Rosie Hoile, Parish Clerk

    Check out the Droxford Junior School tab under Schools - a truly delightful video to make us proud we have such a school in our village.

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 17 Dec 20
  • Village Parking Policy

    Village Parking Policy

    Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Rosie Hoile, Parish Clerk

    In response to a variety of comments regarding parking in the village, there is now a Parking Policy on the website. There is a separate sec...

    Droxford Village Community   |  
    Posted: 17 Jul 20