Welcome to The Yateley Society

For those who value the community of Yateley, Frogmore and Darby Green

Welcome to The Yateley Society

We are a group of passionate volunteers – we are working hard in YOUR community!

The Yateley Society is a well-recognised and respected community group, comprising enthusiastic locals – amateurs and professionals / novices and experts – whose joint wishes and aims are to maintain and improve the quality of life in Yateley. Engaging in a myriad of activities including engagement with Planning Concerns, developing and executing Conservation Strategies, and undertaking Local History Research, all with the purpose of adhering to the charities Object Clauses (these are our charity objectives which have been defined in law, and denote our purpose, or reason for being!).

In addition to engaging in a number of Projects, the Society provides a schedule of talks and events with the aim of updating both members and non-members on a variety of topics of local interest.

News and Events

URGENT!

There are only a few days left to comment on the Blackbushe land swap...READ MORE HERE!!

There are now only a few days left to comment on Blackbushe Airport’s proposed ‘Land Swap’ of 35 acres of agricultural / equestrian land for 35 acres of Common Land under the airport, which will enable the re-development of the existing airport.

See Blackbushe Airport’s proposed ‘Vision’ (development) – https://www.blackbusheairport.co.uk/vision

See the proposed Land Swap – ‘Section 16 Common Land Exchange Public Consultation’ – https://www.blackbusheairport.co.uk/consultation

Please do not be overwhelmed by the amount of information. Minutes from the recent public meetings and presentation can be found here and here

The important thing is to comment on or before the 16th February 2024

  • by post to: Common Land Team, The Planning Inspectorate, 3A Temple Quay House, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6PN

NNB: comments cannot be treated as confidential, as they will be copied to the applicants and other interested parties as part of the application process.

URGENT!

There are only a few days left to comment on the Blackbushe land swap...READ MORE HERE!!

There are now only a few days left to comment on Blackbushe Airport’s proposed ‘Land Swap’ of 35 acres of agricultural / equestrian land for 35 acres of Common Land under the airport, which will enable the re-development of the existing airport.

See Blackbushe Airport’s proposed ‘Vision’ (development) – HERE.

See the proposed Land Swap – ‘Section 16 Common Land Exchange Public Consultation’ – HERE.

Please do not be overwhelmed by the amount of information. Minutes from the recent public meetings and presentation can be found HERE and HERE.

The important thing is to comment on or before the 16th February 2024

by email to commonlandcasework@planninginspectorate.gov.uk.

by post to: Common Land Team, The Planning Inspectorate, 3A Temple Quay House, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6PN

NB: comments cannot be treated as confidential, as they will be copied to the applicants and other interested parties as part of the application process.

Membership

Join Yateley Society and become part of what makes us great. Your membership fee supports our activities.

Events

Find out what member and non-member events we are holding and book your place to attend and/or join in.

Volunteering

The Society and your community need your help! Review our projects to see how you can get involved…

A selection of our current projects…

Planning Applications & Issues

Lead: Alison Hewitt

  • Monitoring Planning Applications
  • Reviewing Applications for any concerns

  • Commenting on Hart Planning Website

Digital Library Creation

Lead: Jo Hill

  • Website built, software purchased

  • Existing content downloaded from Wiki site

  • Process of uploading content into new site started!