Known within the company as someone always keen on a challenge, our Land Director, Katherine Gray, is taking on an incredible marathon task – 10 back-to-back marathons, part of The Great Barrows Challenge 2019 in Bury St Edmunds. To complete the full 10 marathons, Katherine and her twin sister Katrina will be taking five different… Read More


Returning for the 64th time, the Fleet and District Carnival will take place on Sunday 7th July this year. So dust off your sun hat, get out the sun cream and get ready for a local festival to remember! You can enjoy all the usual favourites, with the fun fair, live music, food stalls and… Read More


Mackenzie Smith are pleased to announce that this year’s Hartley Wintney festival will take place on Saturday 8th June. We are returning as proud sponsors of this long running family-friendly event, held every year, on the village’s Oak Common. Beginning with a historically themed procession around the Cricket Green by community groups and individuals, events… Read More


This week we’re celebrating National Garden Week by introducing some of the local National Garden Scheme Open Days coming up this month. The National Garden Scheme is a fundraising initiative and the most significant funder of nursing charities in the country, donating over £50million so far to the likes of Macmillan, Marie Curie and Parkinson’s… Read More


With the school holidays in full swing and a four day weekend upon us, we’ve taken a look at some highlights coming up this weekend, to keep you and the family busy and hopefully enjoying the sunny forecasted weather! Pop to the reputable Mill House in North Warnborough, Hook who are hosting a whole range… Read More


3 ways to buy with Bewley Homes. Take your move to new heights.  You’re invited to join us at Ash Lodge Park and Nursery Gardens on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April, 10am-5pm to learn more about our Help to Buy, Part Exchange and Assisted Move schemes on our 3 and 4 bedroom homes, with… Read More


A huge congratulations to all who took part in this years’ Fleet Half Marathon from everyone at Mackenzie Smith, sponsor partners of this 38th annual race. There was a fantastic turnout, both for the children’s junior fun run and the main event, with spectators lining the roads and cheering on the thousands of runners. Over… Read More


We’re pleased to support our local communities in a variety of ways, as sponsors of the wonderful Hook Players, we wanted to take this opportunity to introduce their latest offering, coming up in April… Hook Players are proud to present their latest production for April 2019. Directed by Elizabeth Knight, “Duets” is a series of four… Read More


Mother’s Day is fast approaching and we all like to show our appreciation for everything they do for us throughout the year. Why not take this opportunity to make the most of some of our wonderful local attractions? The Vyne at Sherbourne St John is a firm favourite for all ages. Featuring lakes and beautifully… Read More


We are looking forward to the anticipated return of the Fleet Half Marathon  in just over a week’s time, on Sunday March 17th. Happily sporting the alias of “The Pre-London Half Marathon”, this is the ideal warm-up for London runners. We’re proud to return as sponsors of this fantastic fundraising event, as we are every year, with… Read More