Chandler's Ford Parish Council

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NORMAL PARISH OFFICE OPENING TIMES

MONDAY - FRIDAY  FROM 9.15AM to 3.00PM

SATURDAY 10.00 AM to 3.00 PM

TO CONTACT THE PARISH COUNCIL'S OFFICERS PLEASE EITHER:

TELEPHONE 023 8026 6612

or

EMAIL: CLERK @ CHANDLERSFORD-PC.GOV.UK

(Without the spaces. The old website enquiry form has been disabled
due to accessibility issues)

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Hiltingbury Pavilion Extension Survey

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Details of Meeting Rooms Available for Hire

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Fryern Community Association

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The Summer 2016 Newsletter is out now and available electronically here

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Chandlers Ford Level Crossing Closure and Replacement

Network Rail is inviting the local community to a drop-in session to find out more about plans to close and replace Chandler’s Ford level crossing with a stepped footbridge as part of the organisation’s Railway Upgrade Plan. This is the crossing at Sutherlands Way.

The drop-in session will take place between 12pm and 4pm on Saturday, 6th August at the Ritchie Memorial Hall, and members of the Network Rail team will be on hand to answer questions and update the community on the proposed changes. 

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Hiltingbury Repairs:

Over the weekend of 23/24 July the access to the Hiltingbury Recreation Ground, near to Ashdown Road, was repaired replacing a pitted, uneven area with a semi-hard, porous surfacing. It now looks like this:

This followed a complaint being made regarding the safety of the access for buggies etc, and as a result of the repair the resident followed up with a hand delivered letter of thanks, which was much appreciated by Parish Council officers and councillors alike.

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FREE TENNIS COACHING SESSIONS

Our licenced coach Ola Osuch is doing free tennis coaching sessions for school kids, as an additional Parish Council contribution to 'Summer of Sport', on Monday and Wednesday 25 and 27 July and 15 and 17 August between 10.30 and 12.30 on courts 3 and 4. It is totally free, you just need a tennis racquet (and a bottle of water)!

Please book direct with Ola on 07971 262721

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New Play Equipment/Refurbishment 2016

  Lincoln's Valley, Pennine Way and Westmorland Way:

The Parish Council has continued  undertaking play area refurbishments this summer totalling £46,000 so far:

Lincoln's Valley

Pennine Way

(with resurfacing of the whole toddler area with porous rubber mulch and an overskim of the junior play area)

and Westmorland Way

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Hiltingbury Tennis Court Key Cards Opening Hours

The new magnetic locks have been fitted to the tennis courts please close the gate(s) when leaving after play. It is important to note that the gates WILL LOCK SHUT OVERNIGHT AT 2200hrs each day!

From 1 February 2016 access has been by key card. Play is on a booking basis on 3 courts and turn up and play on court 4. Play should not last more than an hour and the court should then be given up to the people waiting - play can be extended if nobody is waiting for the court. The play hour is taken as being 'on the hour', not necessarily the time when play started. 

If people turn up and the new hour has started please give up the court to the new arrivals as soon as the actual game you are playing is completed. 

Please see the tennis courts page of the website for Terms and Conditions of Use for the tennis courts (which apply now), further details and the court booking information (needed from 31 January 2016).

 

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Play Area Refurbishment 2015:
A couple of images of the play area refurbishment
...and how different they are looking...

 
Mead Road
 
 
 
and Hiltingbury...
 

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A Few Images from Inside the Fryern Pavilion Extension

Details of Meeting Rooms Available for Hire

All rooms have free WiFi available for hirer's use.

Entrance Lobby

Combined Community Room (Greenways)

Greenways' Kitchen

Parish Council Meeting Room
(Clanfield)

Small Meeting Room
(Craven)

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Over 23,000 residents live in Chandler's Ford in a parish area that comprises the residential areas of Hiltingbury, Chandler's Ford and Velmore. It includes a number of small shopping areas and a large industrial estate with many areas of open spaces, the Fryern and Hiltingbury recreation grounds being the largest, the Hilingbury Lakes and managed countryside sites at Cuckoo Bushes, Flexford, Hocombe Mead and Ramalley Copse.

The aims of the Parish Council are:

* To improve the sport and recreation facilities in the parish for all age groups

* To manage facilities and make improvements providing best value for money

* To improve the overall appearance of the parish

* To eliminate anti-social behaviour and strive to develop a harmonious community

* To protect the biodiversity of the sites that exist in the parish and make improvements

* To encourage the community to engage in the activities of the Parish Council

* To encourage and support local businesses

* To ensure there is a local traffic plan that promotes the safety and amenity of residents

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