What's on in East Hampshire in August

These are some of the things that are on in East Hampshire during August. 1, 8, 15,22 & 29 Wild Art Day Gilbert White's House Museum 11:00-12:00pm 1:00-2:00pm Enjoy messy art in the garden, using natural materials. Drop in activity, all ages welcome. Free with admission. 01420 511517 www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk 1 - 31 Summer Explorer Fun Gilbert White's House Museum from 10:00am Borrow an explorer
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Liss Station gets a makeover!

Last week new, brightly coloured posters were installed on the inside of Liss Station to bring some of the countryside into the somewhat grey building.Funded by the East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership, South West Trains, the Association of Community Rail Partnerships, East Hampshire District Council and the South Downs National Park, the panels depict various countryside scenes and attractions
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Merry Christmas to all our partners, volunteers and stakeholders

Thank you for your fantastic help this year, and we look forward to an exciting and fulfilling 2017! Best wishes from The East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership var idcomments_acct = '29d8398f133ae2fec2afc95ca835df32';var idcomments_post_id;var idcomments_post_url;
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Liss Station's inaugural Mince pie and mulled wine evening hits the right spot

To coincide with the Liss Christmas Fair, the Partnership asked for Liss Station to be opened up yesterday evening in order to bring Christmas cheer to passengers and residents alike. A steady stream of people came through the station to sample the free food and drink on offer, pick up travel and tourism information, buy second hand books and view the model railway installed in the ticket hall by
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Liss Christmas Fair

This is to remind you that the Liss Christmas Fair will be held this coming Wednesday 7 December between 1800 and 2000 in Station Road, Liss. For the first time, Liss Station building will be open on the night to join in with the festivities. The East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership will have a stand in the booking hall and give out free mulled wine and mince pies to visitors. It will also provide
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Liss volunteers buld new planter in station forecourt

Recently a group of East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership volunteers finally put plans to improve an untidy patch of land on the forecourt of Liss Station near the level crossing into action.A new planter has been installed and filled with summer flowers to brighten up the area, adding to other recent improvements at the station which include: a managed plant border near the entrance to the station
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New model railway display at Liss Station


Look what Liss Model Railway Society have installed at Liss Station! Fantastic and well worth a visit!
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Liss Station Improvements


At long last the East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership has helped to install a better bench at the station in the forecourt and also a new Military Railway Notice Board on the railings. Watch out for more improvements in the near future! One step at a time!
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Improvements to stations in the East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership area

Having attended a recent South West Trains Stakeholder event and seen changes at some of our stations we thought it worth highlighting some of the investment going on at some of our stations.At Liss new cycle parking facilities are to be installed. At Rowlands Castle new anti slip treads are to be placed on the passenger footbridge. This investment is welcomed by the East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership
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East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership Christmas Photo Competition

Seen something on your rail journey that sums up Christmas in the East Hampshire area of the South Downs National Park? Submit your festive rail pics from the train or station that sums up Christmas by rail for a chance to win two standard adult return tickets anywhere on the South West Trains network. Post your pics to our wall on Facebook with hashtag #XmasExpress or Tweet @easthantsrail with hashtag #XmasExpress. Entry closes 12:00 hrs on Wednesday 23rd December 2015.
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Walking and Cycling in East Hampshire

If you are looking for things to do this Summer, have a look at walking and cycling opportunities in East Hampshire at the webpage below.
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Liss Station volunteers

Last week volunteers from Liss Village converged on the Station forecourt to give a rather unsightly flower bed a makeover. See for yourself below the fruits of their labour. This is the first stage of improvements at the station where it is hoped that with support from South West Trains and the South Downs National Park there will be additional seating, plants, information boards, signs to local walking and cycle routes provided.
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