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

Village Meeting – Neighbourhood Plan

There will be a meeting at the Village Hall on 26th October 2016 at 7pm to seek community support for the production of a Neighbourhood Plan for Beech. Neighbourhood plans are important because they have legal status. Local councils and planning inspectors must make their planning decisions on ... Read more

Speed Sign Data

Data from our SLR (Speed Limit Reminder) sign has been publish on the Parish Council's website, it covers the two deployments in 2015 at the site in Medstead Road down by the Village Hall. The sign was facing down Medstead Road looking towards the A339, so measuring the speed of vehicles entering ... Read more

East Hampshire District Council – Site Allocation Plan

EHDC has published its draft Site Allocation Plan for areas outside the South Down National Park for consultation, comments are required by 5pm on 22nd May 2015, click here to view the plan on the EHDC website. ... Read more

Parish Council Elections

If you would like to stand for election as a Parish Councillor for Beech in May you need to obtain a Nomination Pack from East Hampshire District Council's Electoral Services on 01730 234370 or 01730 234093 or click here to download it from EHDC's website. There is a window of opportunity to ... Read more

EHDC Housing and Employment Allocations Plan

East Hampshire District Council has published their draft Housing and Employment Allocations plans, you can view them at consultation runs until 5pm on 6th February 2015. Beech Parish Council's next meeting is Monday 19th January 2015 at the Village ... Read more

Vacancies for Parish Councillors

There are currently two vacancies for Parish Councillors, if you are interested or require further information please contact the Parish Clerk on 01420 562130 or by email at Alternatively you can make yourself known at any of our regular Council meetings held at the Village Hall, ... Read more

Rural Broadband Update

Hampshire County Council recently held an updating session in Winchester, which Councillor David Woodroofe attended. It was reported that work to give Medstead exchange subscribers superfast broadband will be rolled out from June to December 2014. Superfast broadband, technically known as ... Read more