About Hook

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Hook is situated in the district of Hart, in north east Hampshire. It is a large village (in 2011 the population was 8,334) lying astride the A30, just to the north of the M3 at Junction 5, about six miles from Basingstoke.

The village is bounded on the east side by the picturesque valley of the River Whitewater, and to the south by two areas of common land – Hook Common and Bartley Heath.

Bartley Heath is an area of wet heathland designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is particularly remarkable for the presence of the rare Marsh Gentian.

Bartley Heath and Hook Common are easily accessible from the village and are a great place to enjoy wildlife. For more information visit the Hampshire Wildlife Trust‘s website.

Hook has a busy community life – find out more from the links on the About Hook menu to the left of the page.

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Due to circumstances beyond our control, Capital Cars have suspended the Hook Hoppa service due to an issue with the Operator License. Anyone affected by this service suspension should contact the Parish Council office.

Other public transport possibilities:   Train Services    Stagecoach Bus

Fix My Street

Issues relating to roads, streetlights, footpaths, verges, potholes, fly tipping etc. should be reported to Fix My Street, as this will be passed on to the correct authority.

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Do you have a vintage car that you would like to bring along to the Hook Village Show in September? Email chris.terrey@hook.gov.uk to register..

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Hook Pamper evening on Saturday 8th April hosted by Hook Village Halls. Go to http://www.hookvillagehalls.org.uk/page12 for more information

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Come along to Hartletts Café from 6-7pm on Tuesday 28th for an informal get together to meet your local councillors – we would love to see you

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Hook in Bloom volunteers will be out in the village centre (weather permitting) on Wednesday 22nd. Join them to help make Hook an even nicer..

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Neighbourhood Plan

neighbourhood_plan_logoThe Hook Neighbourhood Plan is being prepared. The Neighbourhood Plan will guide the future development of Hook, in conjunction with the Hart Local Plan. See the Hook Neighbourhood Plan website for more information and to find out how you can be involved.