ROMSEY PARKRUN LIMBERING UP FOR MOVE TO GANGER FARM
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ROMSEY PARKRUN LIMBERING UP FOR MOVE TO GANGER FARM

The parkrun in Romsey is ready in the starting blocks for a move to a new route at Test Valley Borough Council’s state-of-the-art Ganger Farm Sports Park later this year. Parkrun is a free weekly community event that encourages people to get moving and gives them the opportunity to take part in regular exercise in…

EXBURY GARDENS BRANCHES OUT
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EXBURY GARDENS BRANCHES OUT

Visitors to Exbury Gardens can discover previously hidden woodland with glimpses of the beautiful Beaulieu River estuary, now its New River Walk has been officially opened by leading UK tree expert Tony Kirkham (pictured in the middle). The new trail stretches nearly half a mile at the eastern end of the 200-acre New Forest garden…

PETERSFIELD MUSEUM OPEN AFTER 48 YEARS IN THE MAKING
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PETERSFIELD MUSEUM OPEN AFTER 48 YEARS IN THE MAKING

Petersfield Museum has thrown open its doors to visitors again after a £4 million makeover. The project to convert the former Victorian police station and courthouse into a museum was supported through its development stage with a grant from the Architectural Heritage Fund. The new-look museum features: •          A film with museum patron Daniel Day-Lewis…

BARTON PEVERIL’S SCHOOL ART COMPETITION GOES GLOBAL
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BARTON PEVERIL’S SCHOOL ART COMPETITION GOES GLOBAL

“Demonstrating a sophisticated level of skill that belies their age group.” The  College’s annual Schools Art Competition received 279 entries from over 70 different schools from around the world this year, from pupils as far afield as France and India. The competition is open to pupils in all secondary school year groups and tasks entrants…

WILDFLOWER MEADOWS SOW THE COMPETITION
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WILDFLOWER MEADOWS SOW THE COMPETITION

Selfies are being kicked into the long grass as Chandler’s Ford Parish Council launches a photographic competition to capture the beauty of its local wildflower meadows. The council has noticed that over the past few years many residents have posted images on various social media outlets of the wildflower meadows at Hiltingbury and Fryern Recreation…

‘ORDERS FROM ABOVE’ by local author, J M Forrest
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‘ORDERS FROM ABOVE’ by local author, J M Forrest

A story about a private detective, of a Wiltshire village left behind by time…and of the cosmic universal struggle between good and evil. This is a novel full of charm and good humour and teeming with memorable and eccentric characters. It is about love (and hate) and marriage, about renovating an old building, about strange…

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