The Society is again at the May Fayre on The Green. Come along and visit us; learn about the progress we are making on our World War 1 project. … [Read More...]
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Membership of the Society is open to all who have an interest in the well-being of Yateley.
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 branch of the Towns Women Guild has selected Yateley Society as one the charities that will benefit from the TWG fund raising during the current year. On Thursday, 28th April, our monthly meeting will feature a talk by Jean Carter, a Trustee of the YTWG, about the TGW and the charity work they undertake. Usual venue, Red Cross Hall, Monteagle Lane start time 19.45. … [Read More...]
Bovis Homes has appealed against Hart's refusal to grant planning permission for 121 new homes on land along Marsh lane, Eversley. The appeal has been lodged with the Planning Inspectorate and a hearing will be set up. A "hearing" normally takes one day after an Inspector has read through the documents and has had whatever discussions he/she needs to have with the parties. Hart Council and Bovis will have to provide a Statement of Case and enter discussions where they can agree some aspects … [Read More...]
We have started adding 1915 in our series "World War 1 - The Yateley Story" to the web site. The first article, by Graham Fleuty, concentrates on the Yateley men who were in Gallipoli and the second article by Chris Bunch is about the Mesopotamia campaign and is under the History/WW1 heading. … [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...]
The developer, Welbeck Strategic Land, is appealing the decision of Hart District Council (HDC) to refuse planning permission for 150 new homes on land east of Moulsham Lane, Yateley. The appeal process is underway and Welbeck has issued two formal mandatory documents, (1) a draft statement of Common Ground it thinks it may achieve with HDC over certain defined issues and (2) a Statement of Case which is the main issues that they want to be covered by the public inquiry. HDC refused planning … [Read More...]