The next meeting of the Parish Council is on Thursday 18th October 2018.
All parishioners are welcome to attend the meeting which takes place in the Memorial Hall commencing at 7.30pm
Affordable Housing for Sparsholt
Winchester City Council is proposing to develop a small number of Council homes at Woodman Close/Bostock Close.
A public consultation took place on 16th June and a summary of the consultation feedback can be found here
Operating drones is not illegal; however, users are restricted from repeatedly flying them in close proximity to residential addresses and doing this could lead to them being dealt with for Anti-Social behaviour or committing a S.4a/S.5 Public Order Act offence.
If you are concerned that a drone appears as though it is being used in suspicious circumstances e.g. if it continuously hovers over a particular area, please contact the Police on 101.
Winchester City Council Local Plan 2036 Launch Consultation
Winchester City Council is about to start preparation of its Local Plan 2036 and wishes to hear from local communities, indviduals and commercial businesses - in fact anyone with an interest in this matter.
The purpose of the Local Plan is to provide a planning policy framework to direct growth and change to appropriate locations, in accordance with the National Planning Guidance to achieve sustainable development. The Local Plan will also include a range of general planning policies to inform the location, scale and appearance of developments.
The Local Plan will cover the administrative area of Winchester City Council except for that part within the South Downs National Park, which has its own Local Plan. If you feel the Local Plan should cover specific matters or exclude matters, please complete the on-line questionnaire which can be accessed at:
All comments must be received by 12pm Friday 21 September 2018
Preferred Route Announcement: M3 Junction 9 Improvement Scheme
All details of the preferred route including technical reports relating to the selection process are availabe on the Highways England website:
Public Access Defibrillator
Located at entrance to Memorial Hall
Nine councillors are elected every four years to represent the Parish of Sparsholt; one of the most sought after villages in Hampshire and one of the largest parishes in terms of physical area in the District.
Our role as a Parish Council is to represent the views and concerns of the community and to help support the activities that are important to the area.
Councillors have a portfolio of responsibilities covering the following areas:
The Parish Council discussing planning applications at its meetings and welcomes those proposing to submit a planning application or having particular comment about a specific application to join the public session.
For information on current applications and background information Planning
Traffic & Highways
The speed and volume of traffic through the village is an ongoing concern together with maintenance of highways. This is an area of particular focus for the Parish Plan.
Footpaths & Open Spaces
The parish boasts numerous footpaths, the conservation area, Ham Green, and the playground (on land leased from Winchester City Council) at Woodman Close.
Transport & Security
As a rural community the provision of public transport links and security of village properties is vital.
The Well House
The Parish Council is the owner of this historic building and as such responsible for it maintenance and upkeep. The Well House is the Village Shop and Post Office, a key community asset. A councillor representative attends meetings of the Village Shop organisation.
Sparsholt Church of England Primary School, Sparsholt Memorial Hall
Both core to the community of Sparsholt a parish council representative attends school governor meetings and memorial hall meetings. More information about both can be found by clicking the organisations tab.
Details of individual councillor responsibilities and contact details can be found by clicking on the councillors and contact tab above.
Parish Council meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month in the Mosaic Room of the village Memorial Hall - so please do come along to the public session to learn more about the activities of your council.
Agendas and minutes of meetings are available by clicking on the meetings tab above.