Archives November 2022

  1. Father Christmas handing a gift to a young girl

    Farnham Christmas Market comes to town on 11 December

    The ever-popular Farnham Christmas Market is set for Sunday 11 December from 10am in Farnham town centre.

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  2. Male and female holding a large cheque

    Apply now for a community grant

    There is still time to apply for a community grant from Farnham Town Council but time is running out. 

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  3. Group of people with Mayor front centre.

    Nominate your Farnham hero today

    Farnham Town Council would like to hear about more local heroes as the deadline approaches for nominations to the Services to Farnham Awards.

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  4. People huddled together on a stage.

    TV star Anita Dobson switches on Farnham’s Christmas lights

    TV star and EastEnders legend, Anita Dobson brought showbiz sparkle to Farnham when she switched on the Christmas lights on Saturday (19 November) in Gostrey Meadow.

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  5. Exterior of Victorian red office building with church next door.

    Farnham Town Council signs Civility and Respect Pledge 

    Farnham Town Council has agreed to sign a Civility and Respect Pledge promising to put civility and respect at the top of the agenda and to support positive cultural change for the local council sector. 

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  6. Group of people in high visibility waistcoats holding sacks and litter picks

    Litter pickers thanked for smartening up town for Remembrance Day

    Farnham looked suitably smart in time for last weekend’s Remembrance Sunday commemorations thanks to an army of volunteer litter pickers.

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  7. Snowy scene of a Christmas tree and ballerina on a shop window

    See the stunning snow scenes in Farnham’s shop windows 

    Christmas shoppers in Farnham can expect a visual treat as over 20 local shops have signed up to host stunning snow scenes on their windows.

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  8. Remembrance Sunday parade

    Crowds gather for Remembrance Day in Farnham

    Farnham’s Remembrance Sunday parade and service (on 13 November) drew crowds of local people who lined the streets to pay tribute to the service men and women who have given their lives in the course of their duties.

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  9. Group of school children and adults at war memorial

    Farnham’s schoolchildren remember the fallen

    Children and young people from Farnham’s schools took part in a special remembrance service at Gostrey Meadow on 11 November.

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  10. Father Christmas pressing the button to turn all christmas lights around town on!

    Farnham’s Christmas lights switch-on

    The Christmas lights in Farnham town centre will be switched on by the Mayor and some very special guests on 19 November at 4.30pm. Throughout the afternoon there will be live entertainment and activities for children including mini fairground rides ...

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  11. Screen shot of a walking app

    New walking app is set to help more people Discover Farnham  

    A brand-new walking app for Farnham is up and running, ready to guide residents and visitors around the town’s landmarks and key points of interest.

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  12. Farnham Literary Festival logo

    Jacqueline Wilson named headline children’s author at Farnham Literary Festival 2023

    The Farnham Literary Festival has today announced that Jacqueline Wilson DBE will be its headline children’s author as it returns for a second year in March 2023 following the success of its inaugural year. 

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  13. Head and shoulders of smiling male

    Councillor Roger Blishen

    It is with great sadness that Farnham Town Council received the news of the death of Councillor Roger Blishen. Councillor Blishen was elected as a Town Councillor in 2019 and represented The Bourne. A dedicated councillor, he will be greatly misse...

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  14. Aerial image of people taking part in a service at the war memorial

    Residents are invited to join the Remembrance Day service

    Farnham Town Council is inviting residents to line the parade route for the town’s annual Remembrance Day commemoration on Sunday 13 November. 

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  15. Group of children outside.

    Bloomin’ horticulture Halloween half term fun

    Children prepared for Halloween by creating spooky spiders and getting their hands dirty at the Bloomin’ Kids gardening workshops during half term.

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  16. Three males in high viz jackets and holding black rubbish sacks.

    Litter pick volunteers needed ahead of Remembrance Day Parade

    Help is needed to give the town centre a final tidy up ahead of this year’s Remembrance Day Parade.

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  17. Rowledge Village Sign

    Town Councillor Vacancy in Wrecclesham and Rowledge

    Find out how to apply to be co-opted as a town councillor representing Wrecclesham & Rowledge ward.

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