The Parish Council is delighted to present the 2023 Kingsclere Making A Difference Awards to seven very deserving people for the huge contribution they make or have made to village life. Read all about the winners.
What a wonderful coronation weekend in Kingsclere. Thank you to everyone who was involved in the celebrations - all the organisers - Kingsclere Community Association and the Parish Council - Park House Stables - The Village Club - St Mary's - Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council - and everyone who came to watch the lamp-lighting and the ceremony - everyone who put up bunting - all the bonkers people who conga'd in the rain - everyone who came to the party - the Mayor and group from Cormicy, France - the community stall holders - the singers - the church congregation - the street parties - the downs walkers and picnickers.
You were all amazing and are why we love this village.
A coronation is an important page in village history. We came together as a community to demonstrate to ourselves, the rest of the world and to future generations that we care about this place and each other. Future families can look back with pride that they live in Kingsclere.
See the gallery of photos from the weekend
Kingsclere Parish Council's Chair, Cllr. Clive Mussett, answers some common questions about the Parish Council budget and the increase in the precept. Read the Q&A.
An independent report into Kingsclere's future housing needs has been published and has revealed some interesting and surprising facts. It reveals that Kingsclere's population is getting smaller, but the average age is getting higher, while families on average income cannot afford to buy entry-level houses in the village. Read more.
The Kingsclere Neighbourhood Planning Group is conducting a public consultation survey on the future housing needs for the village. Have your say and help them keep Kingsclere's housing policy up to date and reflective of current views.
Have you ever wondered what your local Parish Council actually does? Kingsclere Parish Council's Councillors are all volunteers and willingly give up their time to help make Kingsclere a better place to live. The Parish Council own a variety of assets from open spaces to the projector that lights up St Mary's Church. Read our news article to find out more.