Archives 2017

  1. High winds close market early

    High winds led to Farnham Town Council having to take the disappointing decision to cancel Sunday’s Christmas Market on safety grounds. In spite of the heavy rain, stallholders and Farnham Town Council staff and councillors rallied to get the ma...

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  2. Winter celebration 2016

    Winter celebration

    Fans of Farnham in Bloom, gardening and all things floral are invited to the Farnham in Bloom golden Winter Celebration which takes place on Sunday 17 December, from 2.30-3.30pm at Gostrey Meadow, Farnham. Farnham in Bloom Community Group and Farnh...

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  3. Tulip planting in Haren Garden.

    Children plant tulips

    Children from Potters Gate Primary School and St Andrew’s Infants School worked together to plant dozens of tulip bulbs in the Haren Garden located in Farnham town centre on Monday (20 November). Historically Farnham has links with Haren in Holl...

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  4. Farnham Christmas Market 2015.

    200+ stalls at Christmas Market

    Christmas shoppers can choose from over 200 stalls at the Christmas Market on Sunday 10 December in Farnham town centre. The market takes place on Castle Street, The Borough, the Bush Hotel and Central car park from 10am to 4pm. Stallholders will ...

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  5. Piper, chef holding venison on a platter and the Town Crier.

    A toast to the town

    Farnham’s 215th Venison Dinner saw a toast being proposed to the town’s ‘rich history, vibrant present and bright future’. Dating back over 400 years, the historic dinner took place in the atmospheric grandeur of Farnham Castle’s Great H...

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  6. Civic carol service 2016

    Enter ballot for Civic Carol Service

    The ballot for this year’s Civic Christmas Carol Service is now open, meaning that members of the public can apply for tickets for this popular traditional event. The Mayor of Farnham, Councillor Mike Hodge, who will host the service, explains: ...

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  7. Christmas lights switched on

    Father Christmas made his first official appearance in Farnham on Saturday (18 November) at the Christmas lights switch-on at Gostrey Meadow. Children visiting Santa in his grotto even received a small gift from him. Councillor Jill Hargreaves, Le...

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  8. Christmas Wreaths at Market

    Order your Christmas fare

    Get your Christmas food and seasonal shopping sorted ahead of the rush by ordering your turkey, wreaths and other festive items at the Farnham Farmers’ Market on Sunday 26 November. Orders will be ready for you to collect at the extended Christm...

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  9. Farnham remembers

    Over 100 years since the world’s first two-minute silence took place in Farnham, the streets once again fell silent as the clock struck 11am on Remembrance Sunday (12 November). A civic party led by the Mayor of Farnham, representatives from the...

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  10. Schools' remembrance service

    The war memorial at Gostrey Meadow, Farnham has served as the focal point for this year’s schools’ service of remembrance. On Friday 10 November, children representing 18 local schools took part in the service, which included poems, readings, ...

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  11. The Star Councils award 2017 was presented by award sponsor Blachere to Mayor of Farnham Councillor Mike Hodge and Town Clerk Iain Lynch

    Runner up in Council of the Year

    For the second time in a week, Farnham Town Council has received national recognition for its achievements. Declared ‘runner up’ in the Council of the Year category of the National Association of Local Council’s Star Council Awards, Farnham ...

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  12. Young gardeners get planting

    Farnham’s youngest gardeners have spent some of their half term holiday helping to plant hyacinth bulbs at the Bloomin’ Kids free gardening workshop. The hyacinth tubs will be sold as gifts at the Farnham in Bloom winter celebration with proceeds...

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  13. Gold win at Britain in Bloom

    Farnham is celebrating after winning the Gold Award and being named joint winner of the Large Town category in the RHS’s Britain in Bloom competition. The announcement was made at an awards ceremony in Llandudno, Wales on Friday (27 October). ...

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  14. Christmas lights switch-on

    Farnham’s Christmas lights switch-on will take place on Saturday 18 November in the town centre. The event, which is organised by Farnham Town Council will start at 1pm and will include an afternoon of festive activities and family fun at Gostrey M...

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  15. Apply for a grant

    Funding totalling £80,000 for Farnham’s many good causes and community organisations is available from the South Street Trust and Farnham Town Council’s community grants scheme. The Council has announced it is inviting applications now from loca...

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  16. Farnham in Bloom awards 2017

    Members of the Farnham in Bloom community have received thanks from Farnham Town Council for their contribution towards this year’s success at South and South East in Bloom. The annual Farnham in Bloom Awards took place on Thursday with presenta...

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  17. Recipients of Services to Farnham Awards 2017.

    Nominate a community hero

    Do you know somebody who deserves thanks and recognition for the outstanding or crucial service they provide for Farnham? If so, please nominate them for a Services to Farnham Award.

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  18. Four people (including the Mayor) standing in front of two green gazebos at a health and well-being event.

    A healthy agenda

    Demonstrations about how to use a defibrillator, talks from medical experts and information about topics ranging from community transport to Alzheimer’s were just some of the highlights of Saturday’s health and well-being event. The morning wa...

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  19. Piper, chef holding venison on a platter and the Town Crier.

    Venison Dinner tickets

    Tickets for Farnham’s historic Venison Dinner, which dates back over 400 years, are on sale now. The dinner takes place in the atmospheric grandeur of Farnham Castle’s Great Hall on Thursday 16 November and all are welcome to purchase tickets. ...

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  20. Remembrance Sunday 2017

    Find out the timings and arrangements for this year's Remembrance Sunday parade including details about temporary road closures.

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  21. Girl lays wooden cross on war memorial.

    Armistice Day commemoration

    Students from up to 18 local schools will take part in a special service of remembrance at the War memorial at Gostrey Meadow on Friday 10 November. In the company of the Mayor of Farnham Councillor Mike Hodge and Mr Hugh Riley JP DL, the young pe...

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  22. Farnham is through to the finals

    Farnham Town Council is through to the final round of the National Association of Local Councils’ (NALC) quest to find England’s Council of the Year. The Town Council first heard that it had been longlisted for the Star Councils’ award in Se...

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  23. Group of people in high visibility jackets holding litter pickers and black sacks

    Volunteers clear up Farnham

    A doll, a pair of boots, a set of keys and a kitchen mixing bowl were just some of the items found littering the streets of Farnham during Saturday’s town centre community litter pick. Around 20 volunteers gave up their time to join the Mayor of...

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  24. Bloomin kids autumn workshop.

    Free gardening workshops

    Farnham Town Council’s free gardening workshops for children will return this half term. The Bloomin’ Kids Gardening workshops are part of the Farnham in Bloom project and will be held from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm on Thursday 26 October at...

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  25. Festival-goers feast in Farnham

    Farnham’s Food and Drink Festival took place on Saturday 30 September and was enjoyed by thousands of food enthusiasts. The festival, which was organised by Farnham Town Council and supported by principal sponsor The Wheatsheaf and gold sponsor Far...

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  26. Farnham Hospital entrance.

    Health and Well-being Open Day

    A Health and Well-being Open Day is being held on Saturday 14 October to help residents find out about the wide range of well-being services available in Farnham. The day has been organised by Farnham Town Council and the Friends of Farnham Hospit...

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  27. Hale Carnival present cheques 

    Hale Carnival Committee has handed out nearly £5,000 to local good causes at its annual presentation evening on 20 September. The cheques, totalling £4,800 are from the proceeds of Hale Carnival, which took place in July. Around 20 local good ca...

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  28. Double gold for In Bloom

    For the seventh consecutive year in the South and South East in Bloom competition, Farnham has won Gold for its stunning town centre floral displays. Farnham has also won Gold in the Large Town category for the fifth year running and has beaten off s...

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  29. Aerial view of crowd of people at Gin Festival

    Gin Festival receives a toast

    Gin lovers have raised a glass to Farnham’s first Gin Festival. The sell-out festival, which was organised by Farnham Town Council in partnership with The Wheatsheaf, offered a variety of gin-themed fun. Gin connoisseurs sampled a range of gi...

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  30. Farmers Market

    Foodie September continues

    Food fans are eagerly awaiting the September Farmers’ Market on Sunday 24 September when local producers will bring the very best of their harvest to Farnham. The market takes place at Central car park, Farnham from 10am to 1.30pm and features doze...

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  31. Mayor Mike Hodge and family

    Mayor makes promises of office

    St John’s Church at Hale served as a beautiful venue for the Mayor of Farnham’s Civic Service on Sunday. Before a congregation of dignitaries, family, friends and community representatives, Councillor Mike Hodge affirmed his intent to serve Far...

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  32. Farnham Masons welcome Mayor

    The Farnham Masonic Halls and Waverley Lodge will welcome the Mayor of Farnham, Councillor Mike Hodge to a fundraising concert and dinner on 30 September to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the United Grand Lodge of England. The Mayor says: “M...

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  33. Flowers brighten commuters’ day

    Commuters have enjoyed a brighter welcome to Farnham station over the summer thanks to the support of former local train operator South West Trains, which donated £500 to Farnham in Bloom towards the cost of three troughs for the station platform. ...

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  34. Aerial view of people and colourful market stalls at Food Festival held in street.

    Feast of food and drink

    Farnham’s annual celebration of all things food and drink begins on Saturday 16 September Around 15 pubs, restaurants and cafes will take part in Taste Farnham. The fortnight-long event will see participating venues offering a variety of special...

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  35. Group of people at Neighbourhood Plan thank you

    Summer season concludes

    Farnham’s summer programme of events has come to an end with the last Music in the Meadow of the season. Over the course of the summer, Farnham Town Council has hosted nearly 20 outdoor events. The 2017 programme has been a great success and, th...

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  36. Keep Farnham Tidy

    Help to keep Farnham tidy by organising or taking part in Big Pick Week this autumn.

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  37. Illustration of hand holding yellow trophy.

    Farnham longlisted for award

    Farnham Town Council is proud to be the only local council in the south east to have been longlisted for ‘Council of the Year’ in the National Association of Local Councils’ (NALC) Star Councils’ awards. To reach this stage, the Town Counc...

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  38. ATW who played at Music in the Meadow on 7 August.

    Summer music draws to an end

    There are just two more opportunities left to enjoy Farnham Town Council’s free Music in the Meadow concerts this summer. Late to the Party is an acoustic covers band who will take to the stage on Sunday 27 August. They will be followed by Friar...

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  39. Farmers Market

    Last of the summer fruits

    Shoppers are urged to make the most of the season’s produce at the last Farmers’ Market of the summer on Sunday 27 August. After a break of several months, the Traditional Cheese Dairy Co will be making a welcome return to the market. Visit th...

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  40. Kidd Rapinet Solicitors

    Mayor thanks Kidd Rapinet

    The Mayor of Farnham, Councillor Mike Hodge has visited the offices of Kidd Rapinet Solicitors to thank them for being the main sponsor of Summer in Farnham. So far this year, thousands of people have enjoyed more than a dozen events organised by ...

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  41. Potters Gate - Winners of the schools hanging basket competition

    Winners of schools’ In Bloom

    The Mayor of Farnham, Councillor Mike Hodge has visited 16 schools and nurseries to judge entries in this year’s Farnham in Bloom schools’ hanging basket competition and best flower in a boot. The schools could enter up to seven categories, wh...

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  42. 2017 Allotment Show winners

    It has been a good year for Farnham’s allotment holders with examples of their best produce on display at this year’s Allotment Show. Growers had a choice of 34 show classes into which to enter their best fruit, vegetables, cut flowers and hom...

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  43. Bloomin gardening event

    Farnham in Bloom on film

    The Britain in Bloom judges will arrive on Monday. Watch the Farnham in Bloom video to see some of the wonderful projects that have contributed to this year's campaign.

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  44. Gin Festival is a sell out

    The nation’s love affair with gin has most definitely reached Farnham with tickets for the first ever Gin Festival selling out in just three days. The gin festival, which will take place in September as part of Farnham Town Council’s Feast of ...

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  45. birthdaycake

    Mayor joins in 100th birthday

    The Mayor of Farnham, Councillor Mike Hodge, had the very special honour of opening a 100th birthday card from HM The Queen this week. Although it is some way off his own centenary, he was invited to open the card and read it to its real recipient, F...

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  46. CAB logo Farnham Bureau

    Mayor hands over grant to CAB

    Volunteers at Farnham Citizens’ Advice have welcomed the Mayor of Farnham and other town councillors to their offices in South Street, Farnham for a briefing on their work. The visit also provided an opportunity for the Mayor to hand over a communi...

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  47. Final-Neighbourhood-Plan-banner

    Judge throws out developers' challenge to Neighbourhood Plan

    Farnham’s Neighbourhood Plan, which was informed by the opinions of residents can now be adopted by Waverley Borough Council following a judgement by Mrs Justice Lang DBE. The legality of the Neighbourhood Plan was challenged by three developers...

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  48. Roses in plant pots on a market stall. Stallholders in background.

    Farmers’ Market

    Pop along to the Farnham Farmers’ Market for fresh local produce. The market will take place on Sunday 23 July at Central Car Park from 10am to 1.30pm. The tea tent will be hosted by the Farnham Lions and live music will be played by Patrick Web...

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  49. Grant helps lone parents to work

    The Mayor of Farnham handed over a cheque for £1,200 from the Farnham South Street Trust to help Farnham’s Opportunities Community Project fund free courses for local lone parents. Councillor Mike Hodge, Mayor of Farnham says: “The Opportunit...

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  50. Edible planters for public

    PYO for free in Farnham

    Free veg’ is sprouting up in Farnham this summer thanks to a group of community-minded gardeners who have been planting a selection of tasty edible plants in containers outside South Street Sainsbury’s. It’s one of the many gardening related pr...

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  51. John Ward presents cheque to the Ridgeway School

    Former Mayor makes donation

    A cheque for nearly £1,800 from the Mayor of Farnham’s charity will help nursery children with learning difficulties at the Ridgeway Community School to communicate through technology. Councillor John Ward, former Mayor of Farnham handed over t...

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  52. Best of best at the Allotment Show

    Whether you are a gardening enthusiast or simply enjoy the spectacle of a competition, this year’s Farnham Allotment Show on Saturday 22 July, which is free to attend, promises not to disappoint. Taking place at Farnham Maltings from 1.30pm to 5pm,...

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  53. In Bloom set to impress judges

    Examples of horticultural achievement and community participation are just two of the areas that judges from South and South East in Bloom will be assessing when they arrive in Farnham next week. Farnham in Bloom has once again entered two categor...

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  54. Lots of people siting on grass enjoying a music festival and picnic

    Farnham picnics in sunshine

    Over one thousand people gathered in Gostrey Meadow on Sunday (25 June) for this year’s Picnic in the Park: a day of community spirit, live music and picnicking - Farnham style. Families, couples, groups of friends and music fans spent the after...

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  55. Sponsors receive recognition

    Dozens of local businesses and individuals supporting Farnham in Bloom 2017 are being recognised on two brand-new sponsor boards outside Sainsbury’s in South Street, Farnham. The boards were revealed on Friday (23 June) and are located in a promine...

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  56. Flowers brighten up East Street

    Volunteers have recently added a splash of colour to refresh a focal point of East Street, Farnham by planting a vibrant selection of summer bedding plants in a raised bed and seating area. The gardeners, all volunteers from Farnham in Bloom Communit...

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  57. A Festival of Song

    A grant of £1,500 from Farnham Town Council is enabling Voices Together Community Choir to organise an evening of music and song in July. A Festival of Song is a collaboration of five local choirs which will see each choir sing individually and a...

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  58. Picnic in the Park

    Pack a picnic, grab a blanket and get ready to sit back to enjoy the music at Farnham’s Picnic in the Park, which this year takes place on Sunday 25 June from 12pm at Gostrey Meadow. For those who want a more relaxing day there will be a license...

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  59. Carpet bed 2017 featuring Lions logo.

    Display celebrates Farnham Lions

    A striking design of flowers featuring two lions has been planted at Gostrey Meadow War Memorial to celebrate this year’s Farnham in Bloom activities and the fiftieth anniversary of the Lions Club of Farnham. Farnham Lions are sponsoring this ye...

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  60. Unfurling the Armed Forces' Day flag 2016

    Armed Forces Day 2017

    On Monday 19 June, the Deputy Mayor of Farnham will lead Farnham’s tribute to the country’s armed forces. Everybody is welcome to attend the flag-raising ceremony at 10am at the Gostrey Meadow war memorial. Representatives from the Princess...

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  61. 50+ school children sitting and standing in a group. Mayor holding bee keeper's suit.

    Mayor meets busy bees

    There was something of a buzz in the air at St. Andrew’s school earlier this month when the Mayor of Farnham dropped by for a visit. The children have been learning about the importance of bees and wrote letters to Farnham in Bloom to share what...

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  62. Large crowd of people sit and stand on grass to watch dance festival. Blue sky.

    Dance in the Meadow is a hit!

    The Farnham community was brought together on Sunday in an uplifting and action-packed afternoon that celebrated dance in Farnham. This is the first year that Farnham Town Council has hosted Dance in the Meadow. It was sponsored by Kidd Rapinet an...

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  63. Close up of person's hands painting.

    Grants help Creative Response

    The Mayor of Farnham, Councillor Mike Hodge has presented a cheque for £2,000 to Creative Response in Farnham. The charity, which was established in 1993 is run by professional artists who share their practice with vulnerable people. Creative Res...

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  64. People sitting on grass and at picnic tables. Blue sky, bandstand in background.

    Music lovers turn out in hundreds

    ‘twentyfivemiles’, a local motown, soul and R’n’B covers band attracted a crowd of 600 to the first Music in the Meadow concert for 2017 on Sunday. The free concert was sponsored by Headcase Barbers and organised by Farnham Town Council. T...

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  65. Group of walkers standing in field listening to walk guide.

    First Walking Festival is a success

    Farnham Town Council’s first Walking Festival, has been declared a success with over 435 people taking part. The week-long Walking Festival, devised by Chris Shepheard, included over 30 walks ranging from 1.5 miles to 14 miles. The programme inc...

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  66. Four school children plant a hanging basket

    Schools prepare hanging baskets

    Throughout May, Farnham Town Council’s greenhouses were temporarily transformed into outside classrooms for the annual schools’ hanging basket competition. Over 100 children from 17 schools and nurseries visited the greenhouses to plant up the...

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  67. Badshot lea infants school

    Mayor 'opens' new pond

    Farnham’s new Mayor, Councillor Mike Hodge, led the celebrations at Badshot Lea Infant School on Thursday 25 May when the school’s new pond was officially opened. As well as cutting the ribbon, Councillor Hodge handed over a cheque for £275, ...

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  68. Cooking sausages. Frying pan.

    Tasty delights at Farmers’ Market

    Stock up on fresh, local produce for the Bank Holiday weekend at this Sunday’s Farnham Farmers’ Market. Hunts Hill Farm will be cooking their tasty farm made sausages and burgers, which is a great chance for shoppers to try before they buy the...

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  69. People in greenhouse at Greenhouse open day 2017

    Greenhouse open day

    A record number of people braved a day of torrential rain to come along to Farnham Town Council’s greenhouse open day on Wednesday 17 May. Around 70 people including a group of Brownies visited the greenhouses to see the preparations that are be...

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  70. Spring Festival programme

    With the Spring Festival just days away, Farnham Town Council is getting ready to take over Gostrey Meadow for the Bank Holiday weekend on Sunday 28 May. The Spring Festival is set to be an afternoon of music, lively activities, community spirit, ...

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  71. Caption: Cllr David Attfield, Deputy Mayor, Anne Attfield, Cllr Julia Potts, Mayor’s Consort and Cllr Mike Hodge, Mayor of Farnham.

    A new Mayor for Farnham

    Farnham’s new Mayor, Councillor Mike Hodge, has chosen two important local charities to support during his mayoral year, the Woodlarks Centre and Brightwells Gostrey Community Centre. Councillor Hodge officially became Mayor on Thursday 11 May f...

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  72. Walking Festival walk leaders.

    Book now for Walking Festival

    Bookings are now being taken for Farnham’s first walking festival. The festival begins later this month but places are limited so Farnham Town Council is encouraging anyone who is interested to register as soon as possible. “We have over 30 fa...

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  73. Farnham in Bloom Greenhouses

    Stunning display of 17,000 plants

    Plant lovers can get a sneak preview of the thousands of flowers being grown for this year’s Farnham in Bloom floral displays, at a free greenhouse open day on Wednesday 17 May in West Street, Farnham. This year Farnham is entering both the Sout...

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  74. Bloomin kids 2017

    Bloomin’ kids get grubby! 

    Children as young as two discovered their green fingers at the Bloomin’ Kids’ Easter gardening workshops, run as part of the 2017 Farnham in Bloom initiative. Over 100 children between the ages of two and 13 had fun getting their hands dirty by p...

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  75. Group of people standing inside garden centre holding banner announcing Farnham in Bloom 2017

    Launch of Farnham in Bloom 2017

    With gardening gloves at the ready, sponsors and supporters of Farnham in Bloom 2017 gathered at Forest Lodge Garden Centre to officially launch this year’s campaign. The Mayor of Farnham, Councillor John Ward was joined by representatives from ...

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  76. Farmers Market

    Great produce for St. George’s Day

    Celebrate the best of English spring produce at the Farnham Farmers’ Market which takes place on Sunday 23 April (St. George’s Day) in Central car park from 10am to 1.30pm. “Not only is 23 April St. George’s Day, it’s also famously the a...

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  77. Secret Gardens competition

    The annual competition to find Farnham’s best secret gardens has been launched in time for National Gardening Week (10 to 16 April). Secret Gardens of Farnham 2017 includes eight categories which are designed to appeal to gardeners working on a ...

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  78. Bloomin kids autumn workshop.

    £1,500 grant for Bloomin’ Kids

    Budding young gardeners in Farnham are to benefit from a grant of around £1,500 from the Tesco Bags of Help scheme, thanks to shoppers who chose the Bloomin' Kids gardening workshops as their favourite local good cause. Bloomin' Kids workshops ar...

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  79. Five people standing with Farnham in Bloom sail flag outside Specsavers shop.

    Local optician sponsors In Bloom

    Specsavers Farnham is announced as the new principal sponsor of Farnham in Bloom.

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  80. Rounded top of black iron sign post with Farnham painted in gold lettering.

    Younger voices speak out

    There was an excellent turn out at Farnham’s Annual Town Meeting on Thursday when around 100 people came along to receive a report on the town’s year. The evening began with a welcome from the Mayor of Farnham and presentations from the counci...

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  81. Four boys in school uniform with five adults. Standing in front of newly planted hedge.

    Blossoming students in Heath End

    Young gardeners from Farnham Heath End School helped plant a native hedge near their school, thanks to support from Farnham in Bloom and Farnham Town Council. The year ten pupils teamed up with Heath End Community Gardeners to plant the hedge alon...

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  82. People in field with trees in background. Winter scene

    Walking Festival is launched

    Farnham’s first walking festival has been launched and includes a number of accessible walks that will enable wheelchair users and walkers of all abilities and ages to discover historic Farnham and the surrounding area. The Walking Festival will...

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  83. Lombardy poplar

    Diseased tree to be removed

    A routine inspection of trees in Badshot Lea Cemetery has shown that age and disease has caused a 100-year old Lombardy Poplar to become hollow at its base. For safety reasons, the 100-foot tree, which is close to the cemetery entrance, will now n...

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  84. Town scene showing roof tops, trees and Castle in the background.

    Neighbourhood Plan referendum

    Farnham Town Council is pleased to have received confirmation that Waverley Borough Council has agreed the modifications recommended by the independent examiner who reviewed Farnham’s Neighbourhood Plan. This means that the Neighbourhood Plan wi...

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  85. A bloomin’ good gift idea

    Instead of buying chocolate eggs this Easter, Farnham Town Council has an alternative gift idea that will bring months of pleasure. Every year, the town is decorated with over 200 hanging baskets and for £60, a basket can be dedicated to someone ...

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  86. Group of schoolboys in Farnham council chamber with the Mayor of Farnham.

    Mayor meets More House School

    Pupils from More House School in Frensham have had the opportunity to conduct their weekly school council meeting in the formal surroundings of the council chamber at Farnham Town Council. The Mayor of Farnham, Councillor John Ward invited the stu...

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  87. A meal fit for a Mum

    This Sunday’s Farmers’ Market will have all the ingredients sons and daughters need to cook up a very special Mothering Sunday meal. There will be a large choice of succulent cuts of locally reared meat and seasonal fresh vegetables for a trad...

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  88. A group of people including soldiers, the Mayor and two children stand beneath Commonwealth flag.

    Mayor raises Commonwealth flag

    A flag-raising ceremony took place on Monday (13 March) at Farnham Town Council to commemorate Commonwealth Day. Councillor John Ward, the Mayor of Farnham welcomed guests and read a short message from HM The Queen. Speaking about Commonwealth Day...

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  89. Group of people wearing high viz jackets and standing on grassy area holding blue sacks and litter pickers.

    Volunteers fill 80 rubbish sacks

    Farnham’s largest litter picking effort to date has uncovered some unusual items of rubbish including an old carpet, a foot-long pipe joint, a car bumper and an installation CD for Microsoft Windows! During the Great British Spring Clean on Satu...

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  90. Commonwealth Day 2016.

    Commonwealth flag raising day

    On Monday 13 March, Farnham Town Council will host a ceremony to mark Commonwealth Day. The annual occasion will see the Mayor of Farnham, Councillor John Ward raise the Commonwealth flag outside the Town Council offices in South Street at 10am. ...

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  91. Recipients of Services to Farnham Awards 2017.

    Awards made for unsung heroes

    Ten special people who have been quietly working to make Farnham a better place have had their efforts recognised at the 2017 Services to Farnham Awards. The recipients were nominated for the Award by colleagues and members of the public as a than...

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  92. People sitting in room at a meeting.

    Come to the Annual Town Meeting

    Find out what Farnham Town Council has achieved in the last year, ask questions and make comments about issues relating to Farnham at the Annual Town Meeting on 23 March.

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  93. RESIDENTS Front cover 2017

    Residents are kept in the know

    A revamped version of the Official Residents’ Guide has landed on the doormats of homes and businesses in Farnham. The 36-page guide includes information about Farnham Town Council’s services, a calendar of community events taking place in Far...

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  94. Hoppa receives £5,000 cheque from Farnham Town Council

    hoppa receives £5,000

    The presentation of a £5,000 cheque from Farnham Town Council has brought Waverley hoppa Community Transport tantalisingly close to achieving its target to buy a replacement bus for its highly popular Farnham route. The appeal to buy a new bus wa...

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  95. Farnham wards transport links, neighbourhood plan

    Neighbourhood Plan latest

    A powerful planning tool, which will guide the long-term future of Farnham and its surrounding countryside is a step closer to being adopted. After a thorough examination of Farnham’s proposed Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents, the app...

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  96. Britain in Bloom 2016

    Farnham through to the finals

    Farnham in Bloom is delighted to have been selected to represent the south and south east in the Large Town category of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals 2017. This is the third time in four years that Farnham has ma...

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  97. Free music concert

    Fans of music from the ‘60s are in for a treat when Music in the Vineyard returns to Farnham on Sunday 26 February. The free concert will be held at the Vineyard Church in Union Road between 3 and 5pm. The headline act is Surrey-based Out of the...

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  98. Warm up at the Farmers’ Market

    Gin and coffee is on the menu at this month’s Farmers’ Market! Coffee lovers will be pleased to see the return of The Roasted Bean Company and their delicious coffee made from responsibly grown green coffee beans. Farnham Town Council will be ...

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  99. Bloomin kids autumn workshop.

    Vote at Tesco for kids' workshops

    Our Bloomin' Kids workshops have been selected by Tesco for their Bags of Help community grant scheme. Please vote for us in store.

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  100. Kevin Taitt from Farnham Town Council (second right) with members of the Farnham in Bloom Community Group and volunteers who have signed up to be Bloomin' Litter Pickers

    Spring clean the Bloomin’ Litter

    Join us on Saturday 4 March for the Great British Spring Clean.

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