Bestival 2014 Arrangements

The Bestival organisers have released the arrangements for this year’s Bestival. Please click on the link BELOW to view them:

BESTIVAL 2014 Local Residents Info Doc V2

Best Kept Village Award

We have just learnt that Havenstreet has won the Medium Village Category in the 2014 Best Kept Village competition. Congratulations to all Havenstreet residents.

The  awards ceremony is on 25th September, when the overall winner will be announced – it could be Havenstreet again !

IOW Steam Railway Residents Discount

The IOW Steam Railway are again offering the residents of Havenstreet and Ashey a discount for  the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Please click on the link BELOW to download the flyer:


AGM and Annual Parish Meeting

The AGM of the Parish Council and the Annual Parish Meeting is on 8 May 2014

Please click on the links BELOW to see your invitation and agendas:

Parish Meeting agenda 8 May 2014

AGM agenda 8 May 2014

Parish Meeting Invitation

Steam Railway Season Ticket Offer

The IOW Steam Railway is again making their season ticket offer available to Havenstreet and Ashey residents.

Please click on the link below to see the details:

IWSR Residents Season Tickets 2014

Christmas 2013

Below are photo’s of the Christmas Tree Festival at St Peter’s Church, and the flooding under the railway bridge. photo Xmas photo Flooding

Remembrance Day 2013

Havenstreet and Ashey Parish Council held a service at the memorial above Havenstreet. Photo 1 shows Reader Hillary Spurgeon, conducting the service, flanked by two buglers – William Dixon in the Air Cadets uniform, and James Dixon in the Newport Boys Brigade uniform. The service was attended by Chairman Veronica Hattersley, and Clerk Chris Binnie, who jointly read out the names of the Havenstreet fallen; and by several parishioners.
At the British Legion Service held at Ashey Cemetery, Howard Johnson laid a wreath on behalf of Havenstreet and Ashey Parish Council – photo 2;  and at the morning service at St Peters Church, Havenstreet, Vice-Chairman Nick Mills also laid a wreath on behalf of Havenstreet and Ashey Parish Council.

August 2013 Newsletter

Please click the link for the latest newsletter      Newsletter Website

Isle of Wight Council Elections – 2nd May 2013

The Isle of Wight Council election for the Havenstreet, Ashey and Haylands ward has been won by Havenstreet and Ashey Parish Councilor,  Conrad  Gauntlet (Conservative). He polled 287 votes. Second was the previous Councillor, Vanessa Churchman (Independent),with  249; third Kim Joyce (UKIP) with 194, and fourth Malcom Ross (Lib Dem), with 129.

Former Havenstreet and Ashey Parish Councillor, Bob Blezzard (Independent) also won the Sandown North seat.

Chair, Veronica Hattersley, on behalf of the Parish Council, extends congratulations to Conrad and Bob on their successes, and wishes to thank Vanessa for all her hard work for Havenstreet and Ashey  during her tenure as ward Councillor.


Your Parish Needs You – volunteer bus drivers needed – full training given



Do you have a few hours a week to spare to contribute to the “Big Society” as a Volunteer Bus Driver in the Havenstreet and Wootton Bridge area? We are looking for people to take on this important role from September 2012. Previous experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given leading to the award of a PSV licence.

for more information, please contact:


Val Cooper, Parish Clerk, Wootton Bridge Parish Council – Tel: 01983 884555



Rachel Brown, Parish Clerk, Havenstreet & Ashey Parish Council – Tel: 01983 245904

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