Archives July 2017

  1. 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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    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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  3. 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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    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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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