On-line edition

Our on-line edition is here to keep you updated about what's currently going on in the village.  We hope you are finding it useful.  Please send us your news / articles - it's your contributions that will make this an interesting and informative read!

Plans are underway for Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday. There will also be a special concert in the cathedral sponsored by a local business.  Find out what's planned.

Art exhibition_edited.jpg

The exhibition takes place from November 12 - 14.  Follow the link for more information.

Scouts Firework Night

It's that time of year again - and the Scouts are once again holding their bonfire night celebration.  You can book advance tickets by following the link on our Calendar page.

2021 Bonfire Night Poster - A4 colour ver2 (1).jpg

Olympic themed this year, the club played host to a variety of Olympic sporting participants, including the rather unusual one pictured here.  Follow the link for more pictures.....

The newly refurbished Clubhouse is officially open!  Click here for more information

Sporting opportunities

Downton is lucky to have a variety of different sporting facilities and sports clubs in the local area, which are all now opening up ready for the new season. Hamptworth Croquet Club is now the home of the British Open Champion!


A planning application has been submitted by Formula Lands to build 100 houses on land adjacent to the Breamore Road, south of Catherine Crescent - application PL/2021/06443. In addition, Persimmon Homes have met with the Parish Council recently and declared an interest in building another 100 houses in the area between their recent Bachelor Way development  and the new Meadow Grange houses which replaced Scott’s House. 

Find out more by following the link.

Repair cafe bird box and table_edited.png

The Lover Repair Cafe is again able to responsibly recycle items that are beyond repair.  Pictured is a recent repair, carried out using recycled materials.  Click the link for more information and pictures

The assessors have been - results coming later this month.  Read about what's been going on behind the scenes.

IYN 1.png

News  from the churches

Follow the links below to find out what is happening.  Downton Baptist Church has  has also recently become a food distribution centre for the Trussell Trust.