Our Village Shop


Remember you can use the post office as a branch of Lloyds Bank too! Pay in cheques. Cashpoint, etc.


St Peter's Church

The bells are even older than the vicar! It's even been on the BBC!!

Read more plus service times here



West Tytherley School

Our wonderful C of E primary school has its own website which you will find here.


Just Visiting?

There are lots of places to visit within one hour of the village. Whether you are into history, geology, military, wildlife or just the seaside, find out how near it all is on our links page.


The Best Pub in The Village

The Black Horse is an award-winning traditional English pub. Check out what it's up to on their own website here.

Abraham Hatchet??

We've received an enquiry about Abraham Hatchet (c1757)? Follow the thread on the history pages.


Whilst on the history trail you will be interested in ...

OPEC (WT branch)

John Guy kindly organises bulk buying of heating oil. Participants have saved about £11,000 over two years between them. For more details email John by clicking here.

Parish Council Matters

Minutes of council meetings are published here once they have been approved at the subsequent meeting. Council meetings take place monthly


Rain? Call that rain??

If you thought 2012 was wet, you should look at the data for 2002. Thanks to Paul Strutt, you can by downloading his Excel file with rainfall statistics from 1979. Click here. (Updated to include 2013)



Waste Collection


You can download a one-page Word document showing household and gardenwaste collection days here.


The BH Skittles League

Nigel Fox keeps tabs on the Black Horse Skittles Leagues. You can see results and fixtures on his web site by clicking here.



Our Village Hall

The King Edward Hall is an ideal venue for weddings, parties and other group functions. It has a modern kitchen and toilet facilities and is available to hire at very reasonable rates.


You can find out more about it on our hall pages or speak to a committee member.


Southampton Central
Major Engineering Work


Network Rail will undertake major engineering work between Redbridge and Southampton central every weekend from now until Early May. On several weekends including Easter there will be no service through Southampton Central and a replacement bus service will operate. You can find out more at the Southwest Trains website by clicking here (opens in a new window).






The Grand Summer Fete


Put the date in your diary. Start saving your money. Buy more flour and eggs. It's the first sign of summer: the great, fantastic Church Fete.


£1,500 !!!


Congratulations to the West Tytherley WI. Their "Ladies Day" event on 12 March raised a fantastic £1,500 for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. They wish to thank everyone who attended and donated towards this life-saving service.




Summer Village Clean Up
10am on
Saturday 14th June 2014



Come and help us spruce up our beautiful village in time for the Summer. Gloves, pickers, bags and hi-vis vests will be supplied. Refreshments and bacon sandwiches will be supplied afterwards as a thank you. Please meet at the recreation ground. For catering purposes please confirm numbers by telephoning Julie Neilson 340850 orLiz Dowding 340384 or email Julie or Liz.