Our monthly meeting on the 23rd March is all about how Yateley is going to celebrate Civic Day this year. The Society is working with Yateley Town Council in arranging civic events to celebrate not only Civic Day but the 50th anniversary of the Civic Amenities Act (1967) The plan is to start with a 'Party on the Green' on Saturday the 3rd June finishing with another day out on Civic Day, Saturday the 17th June. Details are still being planned but the theme this year is 'Conservation … [Read More...]
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A full planning application has been submitted to turn Minley Manor into a 5* hotel. It will be accompanied by a Spa and other leisure facilities based on Chinese culture. … [Read More...]
The Planning Inspector has allowed the appeal by Welbeck Strategic Land and granted outline planning permission for residential development and SANG land. This permission includes access via Coombe Road. We have been fighting this planning application for nearly 3 years it has now finally come to and end with a disappointing result. It has been controversial from the start and the Decision Report throws up some alarming issues. Our comments on the report are as follows: The planning … [Read More...]
One hundred years ago on the 1st July 1916 thousands of men rose from their trenches and walked across no-mans land towards the German positions. Thousands died many more were wounded. Read on our History pages how Yateley men were part of this terrible event. … [Read More...]
We have placed onto the web site the stories of Yateley men who fought in the great 1916 battles of the First World War, namely the Somme and Jutland. Go to History - World War 1. … [Read More...]
The Yateley Society has signed a contract with publishers, Pen and Sword, to write a book titled 'Yateley in the Great War'. This will become one of Pen and Swords "Towns in the Great War" series. The book will be about the 'home front' and will not include military events and is due to be complete by August 2017. This is an exciting new venture for the Society so if anyone has any information, photographs, etc. that may be of use to the research team please let us know. The team will … [Read More...]
This event calendar will give you a quick and simple overview of all the planned events and activities that we have. If you have anything that you feel should be added to this calendar then please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meantime we hope you find this quick and simple calendar useful! … [Read More...]