Village News & Events:

Robert May’s School Expansion

Work commences on the Robert May’s School expansion on Monday 24 July 2017 and is due to run until 31 October 2018. Throughout the project, provision has been made for contractors’ parking to be entirely contained on the school site.

There will be a number of phases during the project where larger vehicles will be on site. Specifically this involves a crane and larger lorries to carry out ground works being on site between approximately November 2017 and February 2018.

Further information will be available from September on the school’s website by following this link:




The HART Taxishare (200A)

The Hart Taxishare (200A) is available for travel from Odiham to Alton.  It is a bookable service operating on the first Tuesday of every month to a set timetable.  The cost is £3 single and £5 return.  Passengers who hold a concessionary bus pass may travel for half price on journeys departing after 9.30am.  Please call HCC on 01962 846786 for further information.

The Swan PH, North Warnborough

Hart DC advised OPC on 13 June that they have served a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) on the Swan PH. The statutory CPO advert will be published in the Hampshire Independent this Friday with a deadline of 10th July. Papers and a site notice are today being served on the site and Brookset (the last known owner).

​Any objection to the Order must be made in writing to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government before 10th July 2017 and state the title of the Order, the grounds of objection and the objector’s address and interests in the land (the address to which objections should be sent is the National Planning Casework Unit, Department for Communities and Local Government, 5 St Phillip’s Place, Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2PW).


Armed Forces Day 24 June 2017

These are the timings of our Armed Forces Day celebrations, but maybe subject to change:-
11am – Cove brass band 1in the High Street
11:35am – parade with a Fly Past at 11:39am (subject to operational availability)
12pm – Presentation to the parade in The Bury
12.20pm – RAF Odiham’s 80th Anniversary cake
12.25pm – Parade dismissed
Cove Brass Band to play as parade falls out

Bands in the Bury – arranged by InOdiham
Music to commence at 12.45pm – schedule to follow
Music concludes at 6pm