News from Ropley Horticultural Society – Spring 2015

Spring show 2015

“Sunshine all the way” at our annual Spring Show. The 2 weeks of unusually warm and sunny weather immediately preceding the show encouraged many daffodils and other bulbs to burst into flower just in – very encouraging for the organisers. We had entries for nearly every flower class - most unusual. The sight and scent of ...

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Ropley Cricket Club Summer 2015 Programme

Ropley CC 2015

Andrew Morris

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Ropley Scarecrow Competition – 16th May till 10th July

Time to let your creative talents loose and enter a scarecrow into this fun competition. The scarecrows should be (human) life sized, or thereabouts and can represent a theme of your choice (e.g. rock star, racing driver, ballerina, etc.). The competition will run from the 16th May until 10th July.  The scarecrow can be displayed in front of ...

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Ropley Annual Photographic Competition and 2016 village calendar

Don't forget to keep taking those Ropley photographs (actually anywhere in the BisMonRopTis area) for the annual competition in October – it’s never too early to start. Carole Oldham

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Spring has arrived and the grass is growing again…

Although our church building is not functioning at the moment the  vegetation in the grave yard continues to grow. We need to keep the grave yard respectable and accessible for people visiting the graves of their relatives. It causes distress if people find the graves are overgrown and neglected so we try to keep them ...

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Ropley Community First Responders at the Pram Race

Our team will have a stall at the Ropley Pram Race on 25 May to raise funds for the Ropley Community First Responders. We would love it if you could join us on the day and hear about the work we do for the community. We will be putting on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) demonstrations and ...

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Ropley 10k

Our very own 10k race is back again in 2015. The main race is on Sunday the 24th May starting at 11am. We have three children’s races all being held on the recreation ground rather than going onto the roads: 10 am - 100m dash - for the youngest 10:05am - 500m race - for the under 8’s 10:15am - one mile race This ...

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Ropley Bowling Club – April 2015 update

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The green A large task recently has been the replacement of the wooden edging to the ditch on the tennis club side. This involved digging out and removing all the rotten and damaged wood and replacing it with new, treated timber. Then the undermatting had to be nailed to the upstand before the mats were ...

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The Bells of Ropley

We know what has happened to the bells and hopefully they will come back. When they do come back we need ringers. A person has done a great deal of research on the bells and ringers of Ropley. Many of those I taught twenty plus years ago still live in Ropley. If you recognise that you ...

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Parish Council meetings – Agendas for meetings in May

For Annual Parish Meeting & PC meeting on 5th May agendaapm15-2 For AGM of Ropley Parish Council & PC meeting on 19th May  AGM 19th May-2 Sarah White Clerk

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