Keith Saunders

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The Madding Crowd — “Tales from the Village”

A Programme looking at events in village life, with church and secular music. Friday 17th May at 7:30pm St. Mary’s Church, Abbotts Ann Refreshments Available Tickets £12 available from Abbotts Ann Village Shop & Goodworth Clatford Village Shop  

Jumble Sale at Abbotts Ann Primary School

Jumble Sale on Saturday 20th April 2024 from 12:30pm at Abbotts Ann Primary School, Duck Street, SP11 7FE DONATIONS OF: Good quality Clothes, Bric-a-Brac, Toys and Games, Children’s Books, Household Items, Gardening, Sports Equipment, Small Furniture Gratefully received at the School Hall From Friday 19th April

Parisian Nightlife at the end of the 19th Century

Tangerine Art Talks Gail Brown returns to the village hall with a new talk which explores the allure of Parisian nightlife at the end of the 19th century. Come and peer through opera glasses at the theatre with Renoir and Cassatt, mingle in the crowded cafés with Manet and Degas and thrill at the high-kicking …

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FTTP Update from Senior Management at Openreach

You will be aware from my previous email status reports to subscribers that very little progress has been made by Openreach on completing our project since June 2023 and all Government vouchers expire on 22nd February 2024. Those properties which signed up with the voucher scheme and were assigned a voucher number, but still cannot …

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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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