Village News

News items that are hopefully of interest to our residents and wider community. Please do get in touch if you have any items you would like added to this page.

Updated: Thursday 27th March, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis

If you are in Coronavirus lockdown, there is help available locally from:

Thorngate Village Care Group

Contact Liz Holton 01794 340993

Volunteers can help with groceries, posting mail, a friendly phone-call, urgent supplies, a lift to the doctors.

Just call and we will do our best to help.


Additionally, please find details of help available during the COVID-19 crisis from Test Valley Community service, Unity

Test Valley Community Helpline-4


TVBC have posted some useful advice and guidance on their website.

Stay safe!

Updated: Sunday 13th October, 2019

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Many thanks to everyone who came along and supported our Macmillan Coffee Morning on Saturday 28th September.

We are delighted to report that thanks to your generosity we were able to raise £175, beating last years total by £25!

Results of Parish Plan Questionnaire now available for review

The filled in questionnaires from the residents of East Dean have now been collected and collated.

The results are now available for review from our Parish Plan page.

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Please contact Andy Bravery ( with any news items you would like added to this page.