Archives for February 2017


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