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Operation Resilience – EH788
Carriageway resurfacing works in Berry Hill, Ropley, at the junction of A31 Winchester Road.

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the works have been postponed and are now programmed to start on Wednesday 21st August 2019 and are expected to last for 1 day. During which time the works will be carried out under a road closure between the hours of 09:30hrs to 16:00hrs. It will also be necessary to use temporary traffic lights on Winchester Road while the works are being carried out.

Information signs advising road users of the works will be updated, and a new letter will be sent to local residents. An email will be sent to East Hants District Council and Ropley Parish Council to advise them accordingly.

Should you have any questions or require further information please contact the Operation Resilience team on 01962 813063 or email operation.resilience@hants.gov.uk.

Richard Peach
Principal Engineer – Planned Maintenance
Hampshire Highways
Tel: 0300 555 1388  
Web: www.hants.gov.uk/roads


NOTICE IS hereby given that in pursuance of the provisions of Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, the use of:
Park Lane, Ropley, outside the property Bullfinches, is temporarily prohibited from 8 August 2019 for 5 days.

This closure is necessary to facilitate emergency works by Traffic Control 123 to repair rope duct, cable and joint box on behalf of Openreach, (hereinafter referred to as “the works”).
Access to properties will be maintained.

The alternative route for vehicles will be via Park Lane, Petersfield Road, A31 The Dene, Old Park Road, Parkside Lane, Park Lane and vice versa.

Any queries about the effect of the closure on vehicles or pedestrians using the highway or for the nature of the works please contact Traffic Control 123 on 07921083750.

Dated this seventh day of August 2019.

East Hampshire District Council
Penns Place
GU31 4EX

Information provided by Ropley Society

The results are in ….

Here are the results of the Ropley Neighbourhood Plan referendum vote, conducted on 11th July 2019.
In response to the question “Do you want East Hampshire District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Ropley to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?” the number of ballots cast was as follows:

Yes:    300 (87.7%)
No:     42 (12.3%)
Spoiled ballots:  None
Total number of ballots issued:   342
Total Electorate: 1355
Turnout: 25.2 % (342/1355)

The result of the referendum will be presented for ratification at the EHDC Full Council meeting on Thursday September 19th, following which the Neighbourhood Plan will be “made” and will carry full weight in the determination of planning applications within the Neighbourhood Plan area.

Thank you all for your support during the Neighbourhood Plan development.

Ropley Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

Minutes of the Coffee Room Meeting
held 13th June

CR Meeting June 2019

Becky French
Parish Council Clerk

Parish Council Annual Accounts – Year Ending March 2019 for public consultation

The following documents are issued for public consultation, with guidance on viewing rights given below:
exercise of viewing rights

Becky French
Parish Council Clerk


Post Early for Christmas – ONLY 15 more required !!

Following my request for support for a 2019 Ropley Christmas card collection and delivery service, I have now received 20 offers of support. It is encouraging that most of those who have contacted me to date have not been involved in previous years.

Only a handful of those who have been helping in previous years have contacted me.

However, I am still looking for another 15 or so volunteers if the Christmas card service is to take place this year.

So, if you have helped in the past and want to be involved this year, please contact me as I will not contact you, as I have done in previous years, OR if you haven’t been involved in the past, contact me and I will add you to my current list.

I look forward to hearing from you

Alan Parsonson

Park Lane Closure – details here


Ropley Parish Council Recreation Ground Policy & Enquiry form- now published

If you would like to enquire about holding an event at the recreation ground, please read the information provided on the Parish Council page and complete the attached enquiry form.
Send this to clerk@ropleypc.org.uk