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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.


Dog Waste Bags

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Our biodegradable Dog Poo bags are available to Hook dog owners, FREE.

If you require Dog Poo bags, please call the office number 01256 768687 to find out where your nearest doorstep collection point is or come in and see us to collect them.

All dog waste can be placed in ANY bin, not just the specific dog waste bins.

Become a Councillor

Are you passionate about Hook?
Do you want to have more of a say in how your precept is spent?
Do you want to help continue to make Hook a great place to live and work?
We have a post election vacancy on the Parish Council to be filled via the Co Option process. Parish Councillors serve a 4-year term. The roles are unpaid (although allowances are available) and you will be required to attend a minimum of 1 Council meeting per month. Additional meetings will need to be attended and the frequency is dependent on which Committees you decide to sit on.
If you are interested, we recommend coming to talk to our Clerk or an existing Councillor and attending some of our meetings, to get a clear idea of what is involved in this valuable and important role. All meetings are open to the public to attend. The meeting calendar and all contact details can be found on our website

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Hook Parish Council App Suspended

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Please be aware that as of the 31st May 2023 this app will be suspended and not available due to the current provider not supporting it anymore.

We are in talks with another provider to migrate the app to them.

In the mean time, please keep up to date via our Facebook page and News page on our website.


Fix My Street

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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Hook Parish Council

Hook has been a civil parish, with its own Parish Council, since 1932. The council has twelve members, who each represent the whole village. The full council meets approximately once a month, with committee meetings more frequently. Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings, and may address the council under the "Ten Minute Rule" during meetings of the full council.
Hook Parish Council
Hook Parish Council1 day ago
Get involved with elections!

Hart District Council (HDC) has a dedicated Elections team but running elections takes a lot of manpower, so they always need temporary staff to help them on the day.

There are a range of positions at the polling stations and at the counting of votes in the evening. These are paid positions, and payments are around £255 for a presiding officer and £160 for a poll clerk.

It’s an interesting experience with lots going on, during the day and late into the night.. For more information and to apply go to
Hook Parish Council
Hook Parish Council1 day ago
The agenda for the North East Hook Community Project (NEHCP) Committee meeting being held on the 26th February 2024 at 7.30pm in Bartley Room, Hook Community Centre, Ravenscroft, RG27 9NN is now available on our website.

You will find all of our meeting agendas and cancellation notices here

Members of the public are welcome to attend all Council and Committee meetings and may address the meeting during the agenda item for public speaking. If you wish to raise a matter with Councillors at a meeting, please read our Public Participation Policy here for further information.
Hook Parish Council
Hook Parish Council2 days ago
Hampshire Country Council are asking residents to help shape important decisions on the future of some local services in Hampshire. They would like you to take part in the Future Services Consultation collecting views on 13 proposals to help meet a £132m budget shortfall by April 2025. Find out more and take part

• Future Services Consultation
• Road maintenance and winter gritting
• Public transport
• Streetlights
• School crossing patrols
• Parking charges at rural countryside car parks
• Homelessness support
• Library stock levels
• Adult social care contributions
• Grants for voluntary and community organisations
• Funding to Hampshire Cultural Trust
• Household Waste Recycling Centres

The consultation runs until the 31st March 2024

Hook Parish Council
Hook Parish Council3 days ago
There are just 7 days left to get your nominations in .......

As in previous years, we are looking for nominations for the Community Award 2024 that will be presented at the Annual Village Meeting in April.

The only firm rule for nomination is that the person or organisation must have given service to our community, on an entirely voluntary basis and over a sustained period. If you have previously nominated someone, who was not the successful nominee that year, please re-nominate those individuals or groups again for them to be in the running this year.

Nominations should be submitted in writing by post to the Parish Council Office or emailed to .

Closing date for nominations is by 26th February 2024. Forms are available on our website
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Hook Parish Council4 days ago
We are holding our Annual Village Meeting on Thursday 18th April at Elizabeth Hall from 7:15pm. Please note the change in venue and the day compared to in previous years. The format will remain the same of an exhibition of local groups followed by the formal meeting. If you are a local group or organisation that would like a stall at this event to promote your organisation, please complete the form on our website

We also have spaces for guest speakers as part of the event, if you would like to do a talk about a particular project your group is undertaking or have completed, please send us an email () to apply for a slot on the agenda. Previous speakers have included Odiham Cottage Hospital Charity Shops, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (HIWWT), Memories Of Hook in Hampshire , Village Magpies, Whitewater Health Patient Participation Group and Hook & Odiham Lions Club

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