How to Join HOS


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  • £12 per household for Ordinary, Joint or Family membership and
  • £5 for under-18s.

Existing members who wish to renew their membership, please click here.


New members




Please make an online bank transfer of the appropriate subscription (see above) to Lloyds Bank, Sort Code 30-92-02, Account number 01182908, specifying your surname and initials as the payee reference. Download and complete the application form (Form) and email it to the Membership Secretary (email address below).


If you wish to Gift Aid your subscription, please print the completed form, sign it and scan it, before emailing it.


By post


Please download an application form (pdf or Word) and send with a cheque made payable to HOS to the Membership Secretary (details below). For any additional information, please contact the Membership Secretary.


Membership Secretary


Kay Shillitoe, HOS Membership, ‘Westerly’, Hundred Acres Road, Wickham, PO17 6HY
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telephone: 01329 833086


Subscription Renewals


To renew you HOS subscription please contact the HOS Membership Secretary Officer (details above). Subscriptions are due on 2nd January and cover the calendar year. Cheques should be made payable to HOS.


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HOS does not operate a Direct Debit scheme, but it would help save administration time and costs if members paid by standing order. These are easy to set up using internet banking, or by contacting your bank, and can be cancelled at any time. Payments should go annually to HOS’s account held at Lloyds Bank, Castle Street, Christchurch, sort code 30-92-02, account number 01182908. One-off payments can also be made if paying membership for the current year. Please specify your surname and initials as the payee reference when making any bank payment and please notify the Membership Secretary by e-mail or letter of any payments made.

A standing order form can also be downloaded (pdf or Word) to send to your bank. The Membership Secretary also deals with changes of name or address, payment queries and Gift Aid.

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