Archives October 2017

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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