Village News & Events:

New twin water mains installation between Greywell and Odiham

SE Water have notified OPC that works will begin to clear vegetation along the pipeline route on Monday 12 February 2018, taking 1 month to complete.  There are also planned dates for sections of works starting in May 2018:-

Deptford Lane next to Waterworks Cottages – 11 May to 22 May.  Temporary road closure with signed diversion
Bidden Road south of the junction with Deptford Lane – 1 June to 7 June.  Traffic lights
West Street between Bidden Road and The Firs – 11 July to 23 July. Traffic lights
Dunleys Hill opposite Wendover Cottages – 10 August to 20 August. Traffic lights
Dunleys Hill west of the junction with Western Lane – 18 October to 29 October. Traffic lights

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Become a Volunteer Car Driver for HCC

Hampshire County Council are looking for volunteer car drivers to use their own cars transport a wide variety of clients.  Volunteers are reimbursed a mileage rate.

For more information please contact Community Transport and Contracts Team – 01962 845184 or email them at


Proposed submission version of the Hart Local Plan: Strategy and Sites 2016-2032

The Proposed Submission Local Plan, proposed changes to the Adopted Policies Map, the Sustainability Appraisal and all other supporting documents can be viewed online at  A hard copy is available in the parish office and Odiham library.

Comments must be made between Friday 9 February and 4pm on Monday 26 March 218. Please email responses to or send them to Planning Policy, Hart DC, Harlington Way, Fleet. GU51 4AE


Can’t afford a place of your own?

Come and talk to specialist staff from Hart DC’s housing team, help to buy south and representatives from social housing providers to find out more about getting on and moving up the housing ladder.  Drop in any time between 2pm and 8pm on Thursday 8 March at the council offices.

Planning application for Land on the North Side of Dunleys Hill

OPC has been asked to provide comments on planning application no: 17/03029/FUL by 26 February on the change of use of agricultural land to public and private open spaces with associated new footpath/cycleway; revised vehicular access off Dunleys Hill with adjoining new footpath/cycleway; fencing, tree planting and landscaping to the public and private open spaces. Construction of 7 dwellings with residential curtilages and access driveways, fencing and landscaping; all land on north of Dunleys Hill and Odiham.

Plans to mark the centenary of the RAF

The community committees plans to mark the centenary of the RAF are coming along nicely and we are on course to deliver a 200 table street party and an RAF themed box cart competition on 9 June.

We have already had confirmation of RAF Odiham’s participation but we will be limited by the number of carts that will be able to be entered. So if you would like to take part please get in touch ASAP to express your interest and find out the details at

So whether it’s part of a club, pub, school, village organisation or just with some mates, we hope you will consider participating in what should be an event to remember.

Falls Preventation Champion Workshop

Hart DC are arranging a 3 hour interactive session – designed by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and Southern NHS Foundation Trust for professionals and volunteers to equip them with knowledge and confidence in how they can help others to prevent falls.  This will be held on Friday 23 February, 10am -1pm.  Please contact Liz Glen at for further details.