For as long as I can remember, C.Knight and Son the butcher’s shop situated in Waterlooville precinct, has been a thriving business. Sadly, walking past today to drop a cheque into the bank, I noticed that the butchers shop was closed. The shop is devoid of fittings and there was no note on the window … Continue reading this article ››
We have been growing vegetables in our garden for about 6 years. Mostly, this little hobby is successful and actually quite satisfying. We had some raised beds constructed, 3 initially, but grown to 5 in later years. Last year we added pebble walkways as grass cutting between the beds was becoming increasingly difficult. As our … Continue reading this article ››
On our way back from Creech Wood in Denmead today with my three children, this happened on Forest Road. Fortunately nobody was crossing the road ahead of me. Despite the the oncoming truck as they overtake the second car, it probably won’t make this driver think about their behaviour. Having had my car written off … Continue reading this article ››
The pop up shop is open – and it’s here till 3pm (Friday 10th April 2015)! Prizes to be won, Easter Eggs to be found – and meet with PCSO Lee Haywood! More details on this event here. Update: According to Waterlooville Police there were 529 visitors and 85 Easter Egg hunters! Wow!
We have 3 young boys and they like nothing better than going to the park to run off a bit of that never-ending energy. I have compiled a list of their favourites in the Waterlooville area. We quite often jump in the car and visit as many parks as we can – it’s makes a … Continue reading this article ››
In 2014, Denmead Parish Council, at a cost of £124,000, revamped the Ashling Park Road play park. The play park is part of King Georges playing field. Those of you who have children / grandchildren you may have visited the new and updated play park in Denmead. If you’ve not aware of the park, it … Continue reading this article ››
Just when you thought construction work in the Wellington Retail Park was all over with Sainsbury’s opening late last year, you may be surprised (or not!) to find that more construction work is now under way. If you’ve been up to Waterlooville in the past week you’ll have noticed some of the car park has … Continue reading this article ››
You can’t have Christmas without the obligatory visit to Father Christmas! Obviously there are many opportunities to see the big man and sometimes it can be very expensive. This year, ‘The Waterlooville Community Forum’ and ‘Waterlooville Library’ have joined forces for a fantastic opportunity to visit Santa at a very reasonable cost. We usually travel … Continue reading this article ››