Update on the Parish Council’s planning comments process

All  planning applications submitted within the parish are sent electronically to the Parish Council planning committee for their comments. There is a deadline for making these comments, which is normally twenty-eight days after the application is registered at EHDC. The parish council however rarely have this long. You can see the exact date for the end of ...

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Ropley Horticultural Society – 2015 season start

Easter 2015

At this year's AGM, our main decisions were to: Donate £200 to the Woodland Trust from last year’s fund-raising Support the creation of a village wildflower garden during 2015 Our chairman presented retirement gifts to: our longest-serving committee member Daphne Cooper, & also Mike Seymour who printed our schedules for many years. Ann Hart presented highlights of our planned ...

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St Peter’s Church – Update Feb 15


At last we can stop looking back at the fire of the 19th June last year, and all of the work that it has taken to remove the bells and clean and secure the building, and start looking towards the future. It probably seems as though nothing much is happening now that there is no active ...

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Ropley School – Calshot Adventures with Ropley Year 4!

Calshot 1

At the end of January the children from Year 4 braved the arctic temperatures and headed off to Calshot for a 4 day residential visit. We had a fantastic time doing a mix of outdoor field studies (including trawling and beach combing) and sports which they wouldn’t normally do, e.g. archery, skiing and climbing. Team ...

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Rubbish! Rubbish! Rubbish!

I’m probably preaching to the converted, but just in case you are unaware – THE RUBBISH BINS AT THE PARISH HALL ARE FOR HALL AND SPORTS PAVILION USE ONLY – please respect this as I get a bit fed up seeing household detritus in them. Over the last year I have had to remove items that the ...

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New website for St Peter’s Church – focusing on Services and Ministry

I've been looking at ways to include more service details and information about worship in Ropley into the existing RaiseStPeters.uk web site. In short, I decided that it would result in a very busy and slightly confusing site. I have now created a complementary (or "sister") website - StPetersRopley.org.uk will focus on the ongoing Christian worship ...

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Draft East Hants Local Plan: Housing Allocations – Consultation Deadline 6 Feb

The East Hampshire District Local Plan is now published. Please look at it on www.easthants.gov.uk/draftsiteallocations. Its primary purpose is to allocate greenfield land for housing and employment and to set out guidance for the development of these sites. This is your opportunity to continue to be involved in the evolution of the Local Plan, in particular the Housing ...

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Ropley Christmas Post Service 2014 – Two New Records

We would like to thank all Parishioners who used the 2014 Christmas Card Collection and Delivery service. And also the 30, or so, Volunteers who, once again, made the postal service possible. Whilst, at one stage, the Coffee Rooms seemed to be at capacity, the Volunteer “sorters” all worked with and around each other and the ...

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Road Closures in Ropley – w/c 8 December

Please find attached details of temporary road closures relating to Yew Tree Lane, Lower Wield Brislands Lane, Four Marks Brislands_Lane,_Four_Marks_-_Alternative_Route-1 and Petersfield Road, Ropley Petersfield_Road,_Ropley_-_Alternative_Route-1 for short notice highway maintenance works to be carried out next week. Yew_Tree,_Brislands_&_Petersfield_-_5_Day_Notice-1 Details may be viewed at: www.hants.gov.uk/publicnotices Please note a diversion map is not available for Yew Tree Lane. We apologise for this. Keith Foster Temporary ...

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Ropley Cricket Club Winter Programme

Ropley cricket winter 2014

Andrew Morris

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