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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Update on Church Mouse Rehoming Project

Thank you so much to all who contributed to the success of the Church Mouse Rehoming Project! An amazing selection of crafts were on offer including handmade cards, toys and soaps, kindly made by local crafters to raise funds for the Church. At the Ropley Victorian Christmas Market we made a total profit of £256.50 and have orders ...

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Police advice on securing sheds

Many people take a great deal of trouble securing their home and property. However, they'll happily leave valuable garden tools in a shed that is either unlocked or so old & run down that it provides no obstacle to thieves. To help you make sure your shed is safe and secure, do take the time to read ...

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Village Agents wanted in Ropley

Village agent

Sarah White

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The Pond at Pondside

Our only surviving village pond relies on its water supply from rain water flowing down from Lyeway Lane and draining into the pond, and in doing so, silt is also washed down. Thus, over the years, the basin of the pond fills up, and the point has now been reached whereby it is full of ...

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Parish Hall News

As most users of the Hall know, the flat roofed section over the kitchen area is pretty well past its sell-by date, and it has begun to leak when it rains heavily. It had been hoped to replace it with a new pitched roof during 2014, but time passes all too quickly, and with the ...

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