Jubilee Fields Play Area Consultation

October 23rd The main Jubilee Fields playground is a facility that is well used by local families.  Originally installed over 15 years ago, many pieces of equipment are now showing signs of significant wear and tear.

Hartley Wintney Parish Council are proposing to remove both play areas and install a new, accessible playground catering for all ages.

An outline proposal and questionnaire have been setup if you are interested in finding out more.

Support & Communications Officer Vacancy

October 13th The Parish Council are looking for a part-time Support & Communications Officer to join their busy Team supporting Council activities, please find more details on this vacancy.

Bracknell Lane Road Closure

September 7th There will be a series of road closures during September due to resurfacing work. More details available at the HCC Website.

Housing White Paper

September 8th The Government has recently issued a White Paper for consultation designed to simplify and accelerate the housing planning process. An area already generating some controversy is the use of an algorithm as a base for Housing numbers which could impact Hart adversely. More here.

Travis Perkins Yard

September 4th This is now on the market being offered as a ‘freehold’ property. The agents say Travis Perkins are testing the market with a view perhaps to applying for planning permission themselves or selling it as it is to a developer.

Hatton Pond Refurb

August The long awaited refurbishment of the iconic Hattons Pond has been further delayed by evidence of metallic pollution which the Parish Council is advised needs specialist – and expensive- treatment to allow it to be disposed in an environmentally friendly way.

As a measure of good business practice, we have agreed to fund a second opinion on the contamination which will give us a better understanding of how to move on.

Community Bus

August The Community Bus is now back with a restricted service which because of the Covid regulations must be pre-booked. Note: For the timing being the Commuter Service will not be operating.

Nero’s Brewery

August The planning application to build a row of four terraced houses at Nero’s Brewery has been withdrawn for the time being primarily in response to concerns raised by Hart District Council about the potential flooding risk.

Elvetham Hotel Pre-App

August The Elvetham Hotel on Fleet Road, which has recently changed ownership has submitted a Pre-application Enquiry (Stage 1) to Hart District Council to secure agreement on Business PLan and Location of Developable Areas.