Residents fear the ‘destruction’ of Emsworth as proposals for 260 new homes  More.



The Future of the Old Hospital Garden The Friends of Emsworth Community Health (FECH) hold the Old Hospital garden in trust for the community and a few of us have been trying for more that 12 months to get improvements to the garden so that our residents can enjoy it.  More.


Footpath loss angers locals at Emsworth homes plan exhibition A PUBLIC exhibition to showcase plans for a new development and gain feedback from residents was held at a community centre. More.

Havant Council Tax Rise for 2018-19 More.


A Field too Far  . More


An explosion of colour awaits visitors to Emsworth this spring. More.


Customers express their shock at sudden closure of restaurant More.


Developers and locals clash over proposed Emsworth homes More.


Have your say on Havant Borough Council’s draft local plan for 2036  More.

Proposed development in Emsworth on green field site off of Westwood Close to be discussed in January.  A Development Consultation Forum (DCF) will be held in the Council Chamber at 6pm on Tuesday 16th January 2018. More.


Threat to green gap at Emsworth LAND dividing Denvilles and Emsworth could soon be developed to create 2,100 new homes.  More.


Peter Alec Lashly Chris Hazell is researching his Father's RAF history and would like to contact the family of Peter Alec Lashly.   More.


Tim Gudgin, Emsworth's 'voice of football' has died, aged 87  More.


The Draft Emsworth Neighbourhood plan consultation Begins More.


An Invitation to join Havant Rotary. Would you like a friendly social life and work with your new friends to help those less fortunate than yourself? More.

Petition to Keep Emsworth surgery in the town centre The doctor's practice in Emsworth is proposing to close its main surgery and relocate that to the far edge of the village
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The Great Storm of Friday 16th October 1987   More.


And something to finish - The culmination of this year’s Emsworth British Food Fortnight is all about,,,,,,,,,,  More.


Curtain to rise on children’s drama classes A DRAMA school is offering free trials to children interested in joining one of its new classes.     More.


Emsworth British Food Fortnight 2017 – A ‘Feast’ of a weekend   More.


The Second Emsworth Beer Festival Award-winning beers from The 2017 Great British Beer Festival will feature among the 30 different ales at this year's 2nd Emsworth Beer, Cider, and Wine Festival  More.


Rights Respecting School Award Award - Emsworth Primary School, Emsworth Primary School received Level 1 of the UNICEF UK Rights Respecting School Award (RRSA) in June 2017.  More.




Emsworth British Food Fortnight 2017 Programme Booklet published.  DOWNLOAD.


Emsworth British Food Fortnight 2017 an Overview.  More.


6th WemsFest is Missing Julian’s Touch WemsFest Artistic Director Mark Ringwood has launched the new programme for the 6th Festival but says it’s tinged with sadness.More.



26th Chichester International Film Festival 10th - 27th August, 2017 kicks off with two open air films More.


Emsworth retailer celebrates first ever Climatarian Week, 3-9 July   With just a few days to go until the first ever Climatarian Week, 3-9 July, companies and individuals in the South East are pledging their support for a healthy, climate-friendly diet.  More.



Emsworth British Food Fortnight to launch at TASTE! at Tuppenny Barn Friday 2nd June  More.


Home Start Havant - Could you spare a couple of hours a month? More.

We are delighted to announce The St George’s Day Parade in Emsworth on April 25th 2017, raised £485.35 More


Emsworth British Food Fortnight - Sewing Seeds Community, Education and Celebration 23rd September - 6th October, 2017 Emsworth's participation over the last three years in Love British Food’s “British Food Fortnight’ has in many ways just underlined what a special place it is. More.


Lumley Mill Site Cleared Over the past month the  site of Lumley Mill has been cleared of vegetation   More.


Emsworth Arts Trail Round Up  More.


Money Around the Mill Pond - The Sun Shone & Folk were Generous   More.


Emsworth Scouts Prepare to Celebrate 100 Years of Scouting in Emsworth   More.


Emsworth library saved? Emsworth library will remain open until new premises are identified. So says Hampshire county councillor Ray Bolton.   More.


Thieves rip out and steal flagstones at St Thomas à Becket church near Warblington Flagstones were stolen from in and around the grounds of St Thomas a Becket.   More.



Emsworth Student’s wallpaper is used in show home Student Abigail Burden has spoken of her pride at having her design used in a new housing development.   More.



McCarthy & Stone Proposed Development in Western Avenue Consultation McCarthy & Stone have recently acquired an interest in The Orchard House, Western Avenue, Emsworth and are working up proposals for the site's redevelopment with 25 high-quality Retirement Living apartments for private sale,   More.


 Rebuilding a wall and reuniting a community Work to rebuild a failing wall in Emsworth is set to begin next month.   More.


First look at the 2017 Emsworth Arts Trail The trail will be hosting a pop-up exhibition of some work on Wednesday, April 5, at The Brookfield Hotel between 6.30pm and 9pm.  More.

Emsworth to launch FREE Wi-Fi this Saturday   The Emsworth Business Association is delighted to announce the launch of Emsworth FREE Wi-Fi, which will go live on Saturday 18th March on Market Day with Hampshire Farmers Market   More.


A Splash of Colour to launch Emsworth Arts Trail 2017  More.

Emsworth dubbed as ‘UK’s small town food captial’ after award collection  More.


Mystery Location in painting- Emsworth Foreshore 1924 More.


Gas Main Works in Emsworth January - March 2017 More.


Have You Signed up to the New Neighbourhood Alert System?   More.


Emsworth Christmas Market with added LOBSTER Saturday 17th December   More.

Chichester Harbour Conservancy has published ‘Sustainable Shoreline : General Guidance’     


Greening Westbourne release: Families plant trees for community orchard   More.


Closure of Natwest Emsworth is anounced  More.


Local Dunkirk Heroes feature in "Forgotten Songs and Stories of the Sea" by Caroline Rochford to be Published at the end of end Month  More.


Community orchard growing fast People in Emsworth and Westbourne are planning to double the size of their new community orchard.    More.


Emsworth Life ONE Day 2017 Calendar – Released The Emsworth Business Association is delighted to announce the release of the Emsworth Life ONE Day Calendar 2017. ‘Emsworth Life – ONE day’ was a monthly photographic competition open to everyone, which aimed to celebrate Emsworth and its wonderful sense of place and community. Capturing Emsworth, its heritage, its people and its day-to-day life.   More.


Emsworth British Food Fortnight A wonderful celebration - The Best Yet Emsworth’s participation in this year’s British Food Fortnight, from 17th September to 2nd October, proved once again Emsworth is a wonderful ‘foodie’ destination and has an amazing community spirit. Three words sum up what this fortnight is all about:   More.


A REAL Thought for Food The culmination of this year’s Emsworth British Food Fortnight featuring the Great British College Lunches, the first Emsworth Beer and Cider Festival and an open air Harvest Festival with the donation of Emsworth’s Food Mountain to the Beacon Food Bank. The weekend also features the A Thought for Food Market a real celebration of Emsworth and local producers with something for everyone – food, wine and entertainment..   More.

The Emsworth Community Seafood Lunch One of the planned highlights of this year’s Emsworth British Food Fortnight was always going to be the Community Seafood lunch and it certainly didn’t disappoint.   More.


Be part of something, be part of something really pressing As part of British Food Fortnight, Emsworth will be celebrating the glorious British apple and its orchards. Emsworth’s very own Apple Press, hand made by an Emsworth resident, will be situated in St. Peter’s Square onSunday 18th September  More.

Home Start Havant are looking for Additional Trustees - Could you spare 6-8 hours a month? More.


ROTARY TO HOST “GET TO KNOW YOU” EVENT The Havant Rotary Club is inviting people living or working in the club’s catchment area of Havant, Emsworth, Rowlands Castle and Hayling Island to an informal “get to know you” event with wine and canapés refreshments.  More.

MONTEZUMA’S ANNOUNCES SUPPORT OF AWARD-WINNING EMSWORTH FOOD FORTNIGHT With partnership to promote local and ethical produce.  More.


The Friends of Nore Barn Wood Celebrate the Succesful Conclusion of a Four Year Project The Friends of Nore Barn Woods held a celebration event to mark the successful completion of the Shore Conservation Project.   More.


Solent Way Upgrade Project – Warblington Road to Nore Barn Woods.    More.

Havant Rotary Scalextric Challenge Wows Show Visitors The Havant Rotary Scalextric Challenge was taken up by close to 100 budding Formula One drivers at the Emsworth Show on Bank Holiday Monday 29 August. More.

This Year at The Emsworth British Food Fortnight Emsworth will once again be participating in British Food Fortnight, from 17th September to 2nd October. British Food Fortnight is a wonderful opportunity for Emsworth to showcase its food heritage but more than that it’s about the community coming together to celebrate itself through food.   More.


Havant Rotary Offer Exciting Challenge To Emsworth Show Visitors Havant Rotary is offering an exciting challenge to visitors at the Emsworth Show on Bank Holiday Monday 29 Augus  More.


Looking forward to the Emsworth Show August Bank Holiday will soon be here and this means Emsworth Show time again.  More.


Consultation on Draft Local Plan Housing Statement and Local Plan 2036 Havant Borough Council is consulting local residents and businesses on a Draft Local Plan Housing Statement, which will also form the framework for the emerging Havant Borough Local Plan 2036.  .More..


Work finally to begin on central Emsworth path A path that links one sides of a town in Hampshire is finally set to be repaired after being closed for nearly a year.More.


Local Primary School wins Green Waste Poster Competition. The Woodhorn Group is delighted to announce that Thorney Island Primary School was one of  the three winners of its green waste poster competition for schools.More..


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