Our grateful thanks to Barbara Smee and her team of judges who have walked around the village looking for beautiful eye-catching gardens. The results, which will be announced at the Autumn meeting, will feature in the December issue of Contact.

Our grateful thanks to Derek Trendell for reviewing the photographs submitted for this year’s competition. The results, which will be announced at the Autumn meeting, will feature in the December issue of Contact.

The Heritage Society Autumn Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 17 November at 7.30 pm at the Victoria Hall. Doors open at 7.00 pm.

Following our successful late Spring meeting, we look forward to welcoming you to hear Peter Martin’s presentation ‘Hartley Wintney Cricket Club – A History 1770-2020’. David Turver of WeHeartHart will give us an update on the Shapley Heath Garden Village and the local implications associated with this development. Following Boris Johnson’s recent speech as he closed the Conservative Party Conference he stated that “houses should not be built on “green fields” as ministers abandoned proposals for a vast overhaul of planning rules.” We can but hope …

The winner of the Photographic Competition will be announced as well as the results of the Front Garden Award.

These photographs of shop window displays in Hartley Wintney, the War Memorial and the display of handmade poppies cascading over the roof of St Mary’s Church, Winchfield portray the overwhelming feeling of pride and gratitude in remembering the sacrifice of the fallen on the 100 years anniversary of the end of World War One.

Use the link below to see the quiz and answers from this year's Village Festival.

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