Today’s Fryern Funtasia in Chandler’s Ford was fun, as usual, and it was very well managed. Congratulations! I heard a few children fainted due to heat, but hope they have had some rest and are now feeling better. The organisers deserve our praise – they have put in so much effort to make sure everything ran so smoothly. [Read more…] about A Great Community Event: Fryern Funtasia 2018
Chandler's Ford Parish Council
A while back we published a post regarding the proposal to refurbish the pavilion in Hiltingbury recreation ground.
Chandler’s Ford Parish Council has now issued two new documents, to inform residents about the proposals and progress.
Here is a link to the full factsheet.
There has been a heated debate recently in the Chandler’s Ford community about the proposal to refurbish the Pavilion situated in Hiltingbury Recreation ground.
What’s the proposal about? According to Chandler’s Ford Parish Council, the proposal is about the “Partial demolition, refurbishment and extension to existing sports pavilion, including provision of additional car parking facilities and construction of temporary car park.” [Read more…] about Have your Say by 18th August: Proposal to Refurbish the Pavilion in Hiltingbury Recreation Ground
The Fryern Funtasia is a community event organised by local volunteers and businesses, with the support of the Chandler’s Ford Parish Council. The Fryern Funtasia has become one of the most popular local community events in recent years, and it is in its 6th year.
Today the event was officially opened by the Mayor of Eastleigh, Councillor Des Scott. [Read more…] about Chandler’s Ford Fryern Funtasia 1 May 2017
Press Release: Chandler’s Ford Parish Council
On Monday 10 April 2017 at 7.30 pm Chandler’s Ford Parish Council held an Extraordinary meeting of Full Council to discuss whether to agree to submitting the proposals for a 4-badminton court sports hall, refurbishment of the existing pavilion and removal and replacement of the first floor with a fitness room, two concessions rooms and a 40-space temporary car park at the Ashdown Road entrance for the construction period, forwards as a Planning Application to Eastleigh Borough Council for determination. [Read more…] about Proposed Hiltingbury Pavilion Sports Hall Extension
The Hiltonbury Farmhouse Pub, a grade 2 listed building in North Millers Dale, is leased by Punch Taverns from Cranbury Estates. Punch want to re-open the pub and have made several planning applications to make alterations inside and outside.
The pub is adjacent to an open grass area about 35m x 50m which is subject of an agreement between Cranbury Estates and Eastleigh Borough Council made in 1980. The agreement and original plan of the area specifically commits Cranbury Estates to maintaining the community car park and public open space as a planning condition. [Read more…] about Protection of Open Space – Hiltonbury Farmhouse. What’s Your View?
Another first for me this year has been to visit the Fryern Funtasia on Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd May 2016. How to tell it is a Bank Holiday Monday? Because the weather closes in!
The weather held off long enough to not get in the way of a good show at the Fryern Recreation Ground. Nor did it stop the youngsters having a wonderful time on the bouncy castle, the bouncy slides, the pony ride, go kart track and so on. [Read more…] about Fun Day – Fryern Funtasia 2016
Music. Food. Ponies. Dogs. Games. Stalls. Friends. Queen.
Fryern Funtasia this afternoon on the Fryern Recreation Ground was enjoyable.
It’s the 5th Fryern Funtasia event in Chandler’s Ford. The Fryern Funtasia is a community event organised by local volunteers and businesses, with the help of the Chandler’s Ford Parish Council. [Read more…] about Chandler’s Ford Fryern Funtasia 2016
Chandler’s Ford Parish Council were delighted that HM Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire, Nigel Atkinson Esq, officially opened the Fryern Pavilion extension on the 10 March 2016, with The Mayor of Eastleigh, Councillor Jane Welsh, in attendance.
The Chairman of the Parish Council, Councillor Margaret Atkinson, welcomed the Lord-Lieutenant and his wife to [Read more…] about Official Opening of the Fryern Pavilion Extension
Thanks to Peter Child’s recent email to Eastleigh Borough Council, Chandler’s Ford residents now have an answer as to why the Eastleigh Borough Local Plan exhibitions exclude Chandler’s ford.
Tracy Haskett, Planning Officer of Eastleigh Borough Council, encouraged Chandler’s Ford residents who are interested in Eastleigh Borough Local Plan (2011-2036) to attend the next nearest event in Allbrook Hill on Saturday 23 January, 10am until 4pm. [Read more…] about Eastleigh Borough Council Explains Why Local Plan Exhibitions Exclude Chandler’s Ford
Message from Steve Brine MP
Eastleigh Borough Council Local Plan is a saga that has dragged on for many years while neighbouring local authorities (including Winchester in the other part of my constituency) have theirs signed off.
Now, the council is finally running its “Issues and Options” consultation – until 17th February – which will eventually lead to a plan that maps out future development right across the Borough. [Read more…] about Steve Brine MP: Call for Future Local Plan Exhibitions to Include Chandler’s Ford
Last month, while waiting for the bus, I noticed a bright yellow object on the outside wall of the Methodist Church.
It contains a piece of life-saving equipment, a defibrillator.
Nigel Moorse, the driving force behind making the defibrillator happen, explains to us in this article the origin of this defibrillator, and how you can benefit from it. [Read more…] about Where are Defibrillators Located in Chandler’s Ford?
Hundreds of people indulged in a great day at the fourth Fryern Funtasia this afternoon at Fryern Recreation Ground.
Fryern Funtasia is a community-led event organised by local volunteers and local businesses, with support from Chandler’s Ford Parish Council.
Fryern Funtasia is a fusion of village fete with funfair atmosphere: [Read more…] about Build a Community We Are Proud of: Fryern Funtasia 4th May 2015
Great News! Gibson’s Card Gallery at The Mall has re-opened.
Gibson’s Card Gallery was closed in April for a while, but re-opened just a few days ago.
Gibson’s Card Gallery is one of the oldest independent shops in Chandler’s Ford. It specialises in birthday cards, balloons, and gifts.
About the author: Geoff Charnley is a retired Environmental Health Officer of 40 years and a Fellow of the The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.
He lives in Chandler’s Ford and regularly contributes to local social media Streetlife where he discovered a few too many concerns from local residents about rats! [Read more…] about Rats in Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh and the UK