Village News

Christmas Garland making 2019

Monday 16th December saw twenty of us gather in West Grimstead Village Hall to make Christmas wreaths for our front doors. As you can see from the picture, we were all pretty pleased with our achievements!  This was not a class but a ‘show and encourage’ event where Sarah Anderson, Ruth Black and Barbara Lowe …

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CELEBRATION OF 34 YEARS

Rosemary Clark’s 34 years as a Parish Councillor.                                              ………………………………..                                                 .Many family, friends and villagers met on West Grimstead’s playing field on Sunday afternoon 13 October to celebrate Rosemary Clark’s 34 years as a Parish Councillor, on GRIMSTEAD PARISH COUNCIL. A garden seat had been bought and placed on the playing field with a …

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A HARVEST OF TALENTS.

A HARVEST OF TALENTS Harvest Festival weekend at St John’s Church was also a celebration of the gifts and skills of all ages in our community organised by Revd Beth Hutton. The Saturday morning saw the flower arrangers decorating the church with beautiful arrangements of flowers and greenery, items for the Harvest Festival being collected …

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In Memory of Betty Barnett.

2017 BETTY BARNETT Betty came to live in Greenfields in 1990, first at no: 21 and then at no: 20. She was a member of the Village Hall Committee for several years and became our Treasurer. Betty was born and brought up in London where she trained and qualified as an accountant. During her career, …

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POPPIES IN REMEMBRANCE.

Village Poppy Knitters! Villagers Ann Fry and Margaret Handford of Bankside, Chapel Hill and their friend, Margaret Haskell from Britford, have knitted 200 poppies which will be placed in front of Salisbury Guildhall on Armistice Day, 11 November, to remember those who gave their lives in the First World War. Thank you Ann, Margaret and …

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A Royal Invitation.

An Invitation to the Queens Garden Party. This year, 2017, one of our valued villagers was nominated to be included in the honours at the Queens Garden Party this June. Janice Ford was nominated and here is her account of her experience with her husband Peter. A once in a lifetime experience and we as …

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Grand Opening of New footpath.

Grand Opening of the “West Grimstead to Whaddon” Footpath is on Tuesday 26th August 2014 at 12.30 pm. The good news is that the long awaited Footpath to Whaddon is now complete! To celebrate, we are holding a Grand Opening Ceremony Tuesday 26th August 2014. We will all meet on Crockford Green by the bench, and …

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Village Christmas Tea Party.

  CHRISTMAS TEA PARTY 2013 This was held at Manor Farmhouse and Allan and Prue Castle welcomed everyone to their home for which proved to be a very jolly occasion. The Church ladies had prepared a delicious tea after which we all sang carols accompanied on the keyboard by Lindy Paramor. There was some little …

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Social Programme 2013-2014.

Regular Monthly Events. Mobile Library –                    2nd Thursday of the Month. around 3.25pm at greenfields. Fishmonger Mobile Van –      Every Wednesday. Fish and Chip Mobile van. –  Every Friday (at various points around the village-just ask!)   Your Village Hall Committee has planned the following …

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