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  • Exciting New Future Planned for Clanfield Centre

    Community first

    Published: 3rd December 2020
    Categories: News, Community & Volunteer, Clanfield, Sport & Fitness

    Plans are taking shape to breathe new life into Clanfield Sports and Community Centre with a re-opening at the beginning of April 2021.

    The Parish Council is pleased to confirm that agreement has been reached with local charity Community First to take over as the new operators of the centre. The good news…

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  • Support available during the Christmas period

    Skatepark Closure

    Published: 2nd December 2020
    Categories: News, Community & Volunteer

    EHDC have put together a webpage that provides residents in East Hampshire with information on the support available over the Christmas period.

    https://www.easthants.gov.uk/christmas The webpage lists the Coronavirus helpline, but also other types of support available to residents within East Hampshire over the festive period.They have also listed all the food banks…

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  • The skatepark and the MUGA are closed during the lockdown

    Skatepark Closure

    Published: 6th November 2020
    Categories: News, Alerts, Outdoor & Leisure

    Clanfield Parish Council has announced the closure of the skateboard park at Peel Park and the MUGA (multi-use games area) at Windmill View to comply with HM Government restrictions following Parliament’s approval of the four week lockdown from 5th November until 2nd December.

    Notices have been tied to these two facilities which have also been taped off and the Council is asking all residents for their help in ensuring that the restrictions are…

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  • Car parks now open

    South Lane Meadow Clanfield Parish

    Published: 22nd September 2020
    Categories: News, Community & Volunteer, Clanfield, Alerts, Outdoor & Leisure

    Clanfield Parish Council has re-opened the car parks at Peel Park and South Lane Meadow as from today, 22nd September, but, for the time being, the gates at Peel Park will be closed at 7.00 pm each evening.

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  • Update on Clanfield's Car Park Closures

    Peel Park Clanfield Parish

    Published: 17th September 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield

    The car parks at Clanfield’s Peel Park and South Lane Meadow currently remain closed due to vandalism and the continuing risk of unauthorised encampments.

    The travellers who were occupying Peel Park left at the end of last week and the Park has been cleaned up but, last Saturday evening, the main gates to the…

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  • Hampshire County Councils Active Places Survey

    Published: 16th September 2020
    Categories: News, Hampshire, Opinion, Health & Wellbeing

    Active Places Survey is now open. The survey is all about understanding what it is like to walk, scoot, cycle or use a wheelchair, mobility scooter and/or pushchair in Hampshire.

    This is not just about Active Travel for pleasure but as a mode of day-to-day transport e.g. getting to work, the shops or school. Please fill out this short survey to help…

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  • Peel Park Clean-Up Will Be on Monday

    Published: 11th September 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Following this morning’s statement, Clanfield Parish Council is now able to say that contractors have been booked to clean up Peel Park, following the departure of the travellers, on Monday.

    In the meantime, this afternoon and as an interim measure, red and white tape has been put in place across the openings to the hedge and bushes on the Petersfield…

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  • UPDATE Travellers at Peel Park

    Peel Park Clanfield Parish

    Published: 10th September 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Statement from Clanfield Parish Council

    The following is a further statement from John Bannell, Chairman of Clanfield Parish Council: "I can confirm that the travellers left Peel Park late yesterday evening. The Park has been…

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  • Travellers at Peel Park

    Published: 8th September 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Statement from Clanfield Parish Council

    John Bannell, Chairman of Clanfield Parish Council, issued the following statement today: “I would like to assure residents that everything is being done to resolve this issue as quickly as…

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  • Recreational Areas

    South Lane Meadow Clanfield Parish

    Published: 18th August 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Clanfield Parish Council have locked the car park gates to both Peel Park and South Lane Meadow on a temporary basis due to notification that there is currently an unauthorised encampment in the area.

    We apologise for the inconvenience. The gates will reopened as soon as possible.

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  • Community Centre Site in use as Covid-19 Testing Facility

    Corn Field North of Clanfield Parish

    Published: 11th August 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Clanfield residents passing by the Community Centre this morning will have noticed a healthcare presence. This is because, as from today, the site is being used as a Covid-19 testing facility to assist the national effort to combat the pandemic. This use will continue on selected days for the next two months.

    This follows a request to Clanfield Parish Council from the Local Resilience Forum for the use of the site whilst plans are being progressed for the Centre’s re-opening as a…

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  • Parish Council in Discussions with Community First to Run the Centre

    Published: 15th July 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    At the Clanfield Parish Council meeting last night, it was announced that Community First is likely to be the new operator of the Sports and Community Centre.

    During a wide-ranging report on the present situation and the way forward, Parish Council Chairman, John Bannell, said: “Community First are an experienced, well-established and respected charitable organisation. In principle,…

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  • Clanfield Sports and Community Centre Statement

    Published: 13th July 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Clanfield Parish Council is aware that the operators of the Centre, Clanfield Sports and Community Foundation (the Foundation), are taking steps to wind up their affairs and that they will not be running the Centre in the future.

    Commenting on this news, Parish Council Chairman, John Bannell, said: “This is a sad day especially as I know how hard the Trustees and staff of the Foundation have worked…

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  • Playground Opening Update

    View of Clanfield Parish from Bluebell Wood

    Published: 10th July 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Further to last week’s announcement, the playground at Peel Park was cleaned and re-opened on schedule and the play area at Windmill View (next to the Sports and Community Centre) will be open for use as from tomorrow, Saturday 11th July.

    The play area at South Lane Meadow remains closed for a few more days pending the completion of a Covid-19 risk assessment but it is hoped that it will be…

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  • New conditions of use and phased opening for Clanfield's playgrounds and outside games areas

    Published: 2nd July 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Clanfield Parish Council has published new conditions of use for its children’s playgrounds which will be reopening, on a phased basis, over the next two weeks.

    New conditions of use have also been published for the skateboard facility at Peel Park and for the multi-use games area (MUGA) at Windmill View. Making this announcement today, Diane…

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  • Windmill View and South Lane Meadow Play Areas

    Published: 2nd July 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    These play areas remain closed

    Pending the completion and implementation of a Coronavirus risk assessment. The opening date will be announced on www.clanfieldpc.org.uk

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  • Car Park Closures

    Peel Park Clanfield Parish

    Published: 22nd June 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield

    The car parks at South Lane Meadow and Peel Park are being closed for security reasons.

    Any inconvenience this may cause is regretted. The Parish Council will re-open the car parks as soon as possible.

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  • Parish Council is Reaching out to the Community

    Published: 11th June 2020
    Categories: News, Local projects, Clanfield, Interests & Pursuits, Outdoor & Leisure, School & Youth

    At its May and June meetings, Clanfield Parish Council has taken significant steps towards implementing the community-based strategy.

    This strategy has been developed during the past year and which was outlined in the Chairman’s recently-published Annual Report. At the Council’s Annual Meeting on 12th May, a new Community…

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  • Parish Council Action to Counter Anti-Social Behaviour

    Published: 4th June 2020
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    At its meeting on Tuesday evening, Clanfield Parish Council received a report on the recent anti-social behaviour at Peel Park and agreed on measures to address the problem which has been well-publicised online during the last week or two.

    During the course of the debate, Members heard about large gatherings of young people not observing social distancing, extensive litter including evidence of significant alcohol and nitrous oxide use, broken…

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  • Litter in the Parish

    Bluebell Wood Clanfield Parish

    Published: 21st May 2020
    Categories:

    Clanfield Parish Council wishes to advise residents that the organisation which it employs for litter picking is not providing this service during the current Covid-19 emergency.

    Therefore, we would like to ask everyone to be extra vigilant to help to keep the village tidy during this crisis. PLEASE pick up your litter and either bin it,…

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  • Scam Awareness

    Published: 29th April 2020
    Categories: News, Community & Volunteer, Hampshire, Alerts

    Beware, criminals are exploiting the Covid-19 pandemic to defraud people.

    Below are some of the most common scams to be aware of: Email, text and phone call scams An unexpected email from the government offering you money. The 'infection list'…

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  • Butterflies Bereavement Support

    Published: 23rd April 2020
    Categories: News, Community & Volunteer, Hampshire

    Butterflies Bereavement Support is a Hampshire based bereavement support charity.

    Bereavement care and support for all types of bereavement and loss Friendship for the lonely and isolated Advice and information services for the bereaved Counselling and listening services Suicide support…

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  • Help us on the right path

    Published: 6th February 2020
    Categories: News, Hampshire

    Help us shape the future of the district’s cycling and walking infrastructure by telling us how often you travel by bike or on foot, and what would encourage you to do more.

    Help us to get more people walking and cycling more often, as part of their daily lives! Help shape the future of the district’s cycling and walking infrastructure by telling…

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  • How to register your car to access Household Waste Recycling Centres

    Published: 7th January 2020
    Categories: News, Hampshire, Alerts

    Find out how to register your car to access Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs).

    Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras will check the registration of vehicles entering the Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) against the number plates that have been registered with the Hampshire…

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  • Do you know someone who is struggling to keep their home warm?

    Published: 20th November 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Hampshire, Advice

    Hitting the Cold Spots is funded by Hampshire County Council and aims to support Hampshire residents to efficiently and effectively keep their homes warm.

    Do you know someone who is struggling to keep their home warm? Cold homes not only make life uncomfortable but can also lead to serious health problems such as respiratory…

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  • What might a good CIL fund application look like?

    Bluebell Wood Gate

    Published: 14th November 2019
    Categories: News, Business, Clanfield, Hampshire, Advice

    Funding advice from the South Downs National Park Authority.

    Are you actually asking for funds for infrastructure? This covers a broad range ofprojects. However historical and feasibility studies are not infrastructure and bids forthese types of projects are unlikely…

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  • Wheels to Work Hampshire

    Published: 6th November 2019
    Categories: News, Local projects, Clanfield, Hampshire, School & Youth

    Need help getting to work, interviews or vocational training? If you’re 16+ and live in East Hampshire Wheels to Work can get you moving

    Wheels to Work offers: Moped loan scheme Weekly charge Fully taxed and insured Servicing and maintenance Breakdown cover Motorcycle training (CBT - Compulsory Basic Training) Protective clothing Get in touch…

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  • Landscaping Works at St James Place

    Corn Field North of Clanfield Parish

    Published: 31st October 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Hampshire

    Work has now commenced to complete the approved landscaping at St James Place prior to handover of the land areas that remain to be transferred to Clanfield Parish Council.

    Work has now commenced to complete the approved landscaping at St James Place prior to handover of the land areas that remain to be transferred to Clanfield Parish Council. This…

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  • Landscape Replacement Works Windmill View

    Published: 28th October 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Hampshire

    Contractors will proceed with landscape replacement and associated works on the Windmill View estate and from 18th November

    We are writing to advise you that we have instructed contractors to proceed with the following landscape replacement and associated works on the Windmill View estate and, whilst weather dependent,…

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  • Grounds Maintenance Contract for Tender

    Clanfield Parish Finger Post

    Published: 14th October 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Hampshire, Alerts

    Clanfield Parish Council grounds maintenance contract for tender. The Council owns or manages over 23 hectares of land and property at 11 locations within the Parish.

    Ground maintenance contract for tender, Clanfield Parish Council, Hampshire Contract start: 1st April 2020Contract end: 31st March 2023 or 31st March 2025Contract value: £60,000 - £75,000 or £100,000 - £125,000Deadline…

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  • Bowls Club win award at Fullers Village of the Year 2019

    Bowls club

    Published: 30th September 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Hampshire, Shops, Pubs & Restaurants

    The Parish Council, in conjunction with the Bowls Club, won the Best Community Facility award for the "Fullers Village of the Year 2019".

    It has been well publicised that The Clanfield Bowls & Sports Club (Bowls Club) has been a resounding success within the village and has quickly become a social hub. This…

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  • Boxing added to summer activities programme

    Boxing

    Published: 23rd August 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Hampshire, Health & Wellbeing

    Two free boxing “taster” sessions have been added to Clanfield’s Summer Activities Programme for young people aged 12 to 18.

    Two free boxing “taster” sessions have been added to Clanfield’s Summer Activities Programme for young people aged 12 to 18. For these, the Parish Council has teamed up with Lab…

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  • Take the lead on responsible dog ownership

    Dog on a lead sign

    Published: 16th August 2019
    Categories: Hampshire, Alerts

    We are holding a consultation to gather residents' views on dog fouling and the control of dogs in the district.

    East Hampshire District Council is looking to replace outdated byelaws with a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO). This will provide a clearer and more consistent approach to dog control and…

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  • Clanfield Sports and Community Foundation Trustee Vacancies

    Clanfield Sports and Community Centre Exterior

    Published: 15th July 2019
    Categories: Community & Volunteer, Clanfield, Alerts

    The foundation is governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees and is currently looking for new Trustees to act as members and directors of the company.

    Clanfield Sports and Community Foundation is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status that operates Clanfield Sports and Community Centre. The company is governed by a voluntary Board of…

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  • Street Safe Clanfield & Horndean

    Fields south of Clanfield

    Published: 4th July 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Horndean

    Helping our young people stay safe when out and about on our streets.

    Youth workers from Youthfirst will be out on the streets of Petersfield on Friday afternoons for the next year. Their task is to find out what our local young people…

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  • Petersfield Cadet Unit is in need of Leaders

    Hampshire Constabulary Volunteer Police Cadets

    Published: 17th June 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield

    Volunteer Police Cadets - can you help?

    The scheme provides a safe environment where young people can learn as individuals, develop positive relationships with the police and actively support the community. The Petersfield Unit is made up…

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  • Community Groups Bid for Developer Contributions

    New housing development

    Published: 4th June 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield

    Community groups in East Hampshire can apply to receive developers’ contributions to support their project.

    Every time a new home is built in the district the developer pays money towards improving the infrastructure of the surrounding area. Around £2 million is currently available across the…

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  • The Cost of Vandalism

    Damaged tree

    Published: 3rd June 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield

    The recent spate of vandalism to landscaping and community facilities on the two new estates at Windmill View and St James Place in Clanfield was the subject of discussion at the Parish Council meeting on Tuesday 14th May 2019.

    At the latest count, 24 young trees had been destroyed, hedge plants have been pulled out of the ground and one young person has even been seen on the lower…

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  • New Parish Council Chairman

    John Bannell

    Published: 22nd May 2019
    Categories: News

    John Bannell is the new Chairman of Clanfield Parish Council. He was unanimously elected to the position by his fellow Councillors at the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 14 May.

    John is a Chartered Surveyor (now retired from professional practice after a career as both a property consultant and a planning consultant) and he is also a published children’s author.…

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  • Clanfield Post Correction: Election information

    Clanfield sign

    Published: 26th April 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    In the Clanfield Post edition dated, April 17th, under the headline ‘Guide to town and parish candidates’ on page 20, it was reported that Clanfield Parish Council has 12 council…

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  • Notice of Road Closure Sunday 19 May 2019

    Clanfield challenge

    Published: 19th April 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    EAST HAMPSHIRE DISTRICT COUNCIL (CLANFIELD: NORTH LANE AND SOUTH LANE) (CLANFIELD CHALLENGE) (TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS) (SPECIAL EVENTS) ORDER 2019

    NOTICE is hereby given that not less than seven days from the date of this notice, East Hampshire District Council pursuant to an arrangement entered into under Section 19 of…

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  • Log on for your election information

    Clanfield sign

    Published: 18th April 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Residents can find out everything they need to know about East Hampshire District Council elections from a new website designed to make life easy for voters.

    The website will give details of candidates in each ward, voting times and the address of each polling station location – particularly useful as many East Hampshire polling stations have…

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  • Tributes paid to popular councillor

    Clanfield street watch

    Published: 10th April 2019
    Categories: News

    East Hampshire District Council has paid tribute to Cllr Nigel Wren, who passed away last week.

    Cllr Wren was the Ward Councillor for Clanfield and Finchdean since his election in 2015 and was a member of the Community Forum (Clanfield, Horndean and Rowlands Castle). Gill Kneller,…

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  • Clanfield Street Watch

    Clanfield street watch

    Published: 5th April 2019
    Categories: Local projects, Community & Volunteer, Clanfield

    Clanfield Street Watch is a Hampshire Police and community partnership initiative that supports Clanfield residents engaging in community civilian street patrols.

    Street Watch is a proven programme working elsewhere in the country and is a natural extension to schemes such as Neighbourhood Watch. Street Watch volunteers are ordinary citizens with no…

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  • Notice of election

    Clanfield sign

    Published: 27th March 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Details of upcoming elections

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  • Good causes get lucky with local lottery

    Lottery ticket

    Published: 26th March 2019
    Categories: News, Community & Volunteer, Clanfield

    Local charities and community groups could be in line for a windfall after plans to run a lottery in East Hampshire were given the go ahead.

    East Hampshire District Council will launch the new fund-raising lottery which gives players a maximum prize pot of £20,000. It will be delivered in partnership with a lottery management expert…

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  • EHDC makes £1 million available to community groups

    Group of people

    Published: 21st March 2019
    Categories: News, Community & Volunteer, Clanfield

    Community groups have eight weeks to bid for a share of East Hampshire District Council’s £1 million grant pot.

    The council has set the massive total aside to support worthy schemes across the district over the next three years. Clubs and groups will have an eight-week window to apply…

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  • Hampshire Police Alert

    Clanfield sign

    Published: 19th March 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield, Alerts

    Police Aware Of Encampment In London Road Clanfield

    Hampshire Police are aware of an encampment of caravans on the dead end area of London Road Clanfield. We are working with our partner agencies to resolve this and when…

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  • Parish Council Report February 2019 from District Cllr Ken Moon

    Clanfield sign

    Published: 11th March 2019
    Categories: News, Clanfield

    Infrastructure is the key to growth The Local Plan needs to plan for growth - but growth needs infrastructure to support it. EHDC will do all it can during the…

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  • Make a change, become a local councillor

    Woman listening

    Published: 5th March 2019
    Categories: News, Community & Volunteer, Clanfield

    Clanfield Parish Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2019.

    What do councillors do? Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make…

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