Book now for 8th April!

An evening of light-hearted family-friendly competition with friends and neighbours at the Village Hall. Why not put together a table of 8? Book your place by calling Peter Cox on 563421 Numbers are limited so don’t leave it until the last minute! Tickets: £10 per person including ... Read more


The next fundraising event by Friends of Alton Abbey (Reg Charity No 284876) will be a concert by Cappella Group Vox Lucis which will include EARLY MUSIC and READINGS for LENT , including Tallis, Byrd, Victoria, Palestrina, Lotti and others. To be held in the church at Alton ... Read more

Beech Murder Mystery

Some 60 Beech residents and visitors enjoyed a Murder Mystery evening at Beech Village Hall on Saturday 11th February. A cast of eight guests selected from the audience took part in the three Act play entitled “Who Killed the Hotel Manager?” set at the Primrose Glade Hotel (2 stars) in Bilge on Sea, ... Read more

First-hand experience of a terrorist hijack survivor!

Over 50 people attended this fundraising event in aid of Riding for the Disabled on March 2 at Wivelrod Barns.   The talk was given by John Hussey, who was a 52 year old business passenger on a 747, Pan Am Flight 073, when it was hijacked by Palestinian terrorists while taking on ... Read more

Beech Neighbourhood Plan

The Beech Village design statement has served the village well and is a document much respected by the EHDC Planning Policy Group. However, since the Localism Act 2011,  the design statement has no legal standing and its policies need to be incorporated into a Neighbourhood Plan. With that in ... Read more

New Coordinator Volunteer

I am delighted to report that we have now been able to recruit a replacement for Malcolm, covering area C16, 57– 96 Wellhouse Road. He is James Anderson who lives in 57 Wellhouse and has kindly volunteered to take on this role. He will be added to all the NHW circulation lists and introduce ... Read more

New addition to the playground on the Village Green

Beech Village Hall is very pleased to announce that a new piece of playground equipment, a rope climber by Playdale, has been installed on the Green.   The rope climber is for the older child (8-14 years) and complements the existing playground that is already so popular with families in ... Read more

Talk by Rosy Hardy of “Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants”

The Beech Gardeners hosted a talk by Rosy Hardy on Wednesday 1st March at 7.30 pm in the Beech Village Hall.  Tickets £5 - phone Kathy 01420 549401 or Sheila 01420 88924.   Rosy of "Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants", winners of 21 Chelsea Gold Medals, is coming to give a talk and live plant ... Read more

Chairman’s Report 2016

Click below to read Nick Charman's full report for the 2015-16 financial year: BVH Annual Report 2016 ... Read more

BGs’ Christmas Party 2016

The Beech Gardeners held their Christmas Party on 7 December at Kathy and Neil Pearce's house, in their games room.  The food and first drink were provided by the BGs' Club and after that we bought the subsequent drinks.  Wonderful sandwiches, prawn balls, cocktail sausages, pigs in ... Read more