Keith Saunders

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Abbotts Ann own Garden Competition — Threadgill Cup 2024

Are you thinking about entering? Dither no more. Just enter and enjoy Abbotts Ann own garden competition, run under the auspices of the village fete committee. FREE TO ENTER.  Garden vouchers for each category winner and the overall winner receives the Threadgill Cup. Categories. Large gardens ( more than 1/2 acre) Small gardens ( less …

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Chalkstream Tasting Event at the Village Shop

The Village shop is hosting a Chalkstream Tasting Event  On Tuesday 25th June at 10.30 (approx) Please come and support Chalkstream Trout and your community shop. Abbotts Ann Village Shop has been supporting Chalkstream Trout for a number of years now, selling Hot & Cold Smoked Trout, Trout Pate and twin packs of fillets, which …

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Schedule for the Flower, Vegetable and Craft show that’s part of the Abbotts Ann Fete on 7th September 2024

Dear Friends and neighbours, Please download the schedule HERE for the Flower, Vegetable and Craft show that’s part of the Abbotts Ann fete on 7th September 2024.  The theme for the Fete this year is Ducks, so you’ll see that some of the classes are duck themed.  You’ll find printed …

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Letter from Department for Science, Innovation & Technology

Today I received a response to my complaint raised in January 2024 about the failure of Openreach to complete our FTTP project. You can read the full letter HERE They now say “Openreach have advised that a further 42 premises will be connected through this project over the next few weeks. Following this, a …

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FTTP Implementation Status Report

About this Document (Last Updated on 31st December 2023) This report covers Abbotts Ann parish ONLY which includes Little Ann, Abbotts Ann Down, St John’s, Red Rice, Little Ann Bridge and the western part of Anna Valley. A separate status report will subsequently be provided for Monxton and part of Amport. You can download the …

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Redevelopment of the Bulbery Sports Pavilion

Firstly, on behalf of all members of AAPC, may I wish you all a happy new year. As we go in to 2024 one of the largest projects AAPC has ever undertaken is about to be launched. The redevelopment of the Bulbery Sports Pavilion to create fully inclusive sports field facilities with a fit …

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Meet your Member of Parliament — Kit Malthouse

Kit Malthouse is our Member of Parliament for the North West Hampshire. My office is 2, Church Close, Andover, SP10 1DP. Call on 01264 401401  


THREADGILL CUP A village garden competition The Threadgill Cup is an annual garden competition for the Village and presented at the Village Fete. The cup is awarded to the overall winner and is judged in 4 different categories. The categories are large gardens (more than 1/2 acre), small gardens (less than 1/2 acre), pots and …

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Nominations for the Liddell and Hibbert Cups for 2023/24

HIBBERT AND LIDDELL CUPS 2023/24 – NOMINATIONS PLEASE These cups are awarded annually on the first Saturday in September, which this year will be 2nd September. Past winners are all named on  and in frames in the War Memorial Hall. The Hibbert Cup is awarded for outstanding, voluntary, unpaid contribution to the Abbotts …

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Subscription to the Abbotts Ann Parish Magazine

Since May 2020 Judeth and the Parish Magazine team have been providing a free on-line colour version of the magazine which has become very popular. Equally, there are many in the village who still want to receive the printed version and so they can from 1st October 2021. From 1st October the magazine will no …

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