Archives September 2017

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Keep Farnham Tidy

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

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  11. 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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