This is the official website of The Downs Benefice Winchester, Hampshire.
Notices in brief...
For all the notices and more information, please see our Notices page
NSPCC - For adults concerned about a child: 0808 800 5000
ChildLine - For children and young people on: 0800 1111
Action on Elder Abuse helpline: 0808 808 8141
24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
NAPAC – Offer support and advice to adult survivors of childhood abuse: 0808 801 0331
Stop It Now – preventing child sexual abuse: 0808 1000 900
Cruse – bereavement helpline: 0808 808 1677
The Downs Benefice Summer Walks
19th to 24th August 2019
DON’T MISS OUT!
Put these dates into your diary and join us during our week
of walks this summer.
See Week_of_Walks for full details and forms
It is for all of the communities of Chilbolton, Crawley, Littleton, Sparsholt and Wherwell: all are welcome.
There will be six full-length walks of between 8.5 and 9.5 miles and also eight half-day walks of about 4 to 5 miles.
Two years ago, we had about 100 walkers who each walked on average 2.2 walks.
It is hoped that all five communities will support this initiative.
Parish Magazine Deadline
Copy for August/September edition of the Benefice Parish Magazine should be submitted by 12.00 noon - Friday 5th July.
at 2 Valley Road, Littleton
meets weekly in term time on Wednesdays at 7.30pm.
Contact Carol and Michael Coleman (01962 881886).
Westfield Home Group
at Westfield, Crawley
Usuall the first Monday of the month at 8.00pm
Contact Hazel Watson (776892) for details.
Chilbolton Home Group
The Chilbolton Home group meets on alternative Thursday mornings through term time at 09:30.
Contact Charlotte Nash (01264 860831)
Saturday Breakfast House Group
at Peach Hill, Crawley
meets on 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at 08.00am
Contact Di Payne (776316) for details.