Monthly Bulletins


Since April 2000, Hook Parish Council has published Monthly News Bulletins in Hook Focus Magazine. An archive of the Bulletins is available below.

Jun 102021

Hook Parish Council (HPC) have informed residents, as part of a duty to keep residents informed, that there is a consultation in progress by Hart DC in regard to a proposed new Garden Community within an area they have defined as Shapley Heath However, we make it clear that Hook Parish Council are in […]

Jun 102021

2021 Annual Village Meeting/ All Council Meetings Sadly, the 2020 Covid legislation, allowing local government meetings to be held virtually, was not extended by the government beyond 7th May, as expected. Guidance from the local government advisory bodies is that meetings can now only be held face to face.  The Council felt that there was […]

Jun 092021

Hart District Council is exploring the potential of a development of up to 5,000 new homes, with associated community facilities, to meet its long-term housing requirements. The project has the working title, Shapley Heath Garden Community and the proposed site is in the Murrell Green and Winchfield area. They are currently gathering locals views on […]

Jun 082021

Dog ownership has increased dramatically over the last year causing prices for dogs to soar. This has sadly led to an increase in Dog Thefts. Neighbourhood Watch recently held a webinar on this problem and how you can avoid becoming a victim of this distressing crime. For those that were unable to attend on the […]

Jun 072021

The Trustees of the Odiham Consolidated Charities have advised us that they have a vacant one bedroom almshouse at Gurney Court in Odiham.  It is suitable for a couple or a single person.   The almshouse site comprises 26 houses with a resident warden.  This is an elderly community and the Trustees invite applications from suitable persons […]

Jun 052021

The Hook Focus distribution team is looking for new Focus distributors, in particular for two rounds in Holt Park. It is not necessary to live in the roads covered. The role involves a small amount of time at the end of each month (except July) delivering about 20 copies of Focus to subscribers, collecting annual […]

Jun 042021

Falcon Developments have contacted us about a proposed development of 20 two and three bed properties in Hook. These will only be available to those who are first-time buyers with a local connection to Hook and will be affordable home ownership tenures.  10 of these will be shared ownership and 10 will be discounted by […]

Jun 032021

St John’s Church are holding a family event between 10am – 12 noon on Saturday to celebrate World Environment Day. They are hosting a range of activities for all ages to discover the wildlife in the grounds of the church. There will also be tea, coffee, cake and bacon baps available.