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    His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visits Farnham

    The Duke of Edinburgh visited Farnham, Surrey on Monday (20 March) to plant the 70th and final tree in an avenue that was created to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen. 

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    Farnham Town Council invites people to volunteer for the environment

    Farnham Town Council is inviting people to get involved in its award-winning Farnham in Bloom campaign by volunteering for the environment.

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    Dame Jacqueline Wilson closes the Farnham Literary Festival 

    The 2023 Farnham Literary Festival was brought to a triumphant conclusion on Sunday with a sell-out talk by the much-loved author Dame Jacqueline Wilson. 

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    Farnham Town Council raises the flag for Commonwealth Day

    The Mayor of Farnham, dignitaries and community leaders gathered outside the Town Hall on 13 March for a flag-raising ceremony to mark Commonwealth Day 2023. 

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    Farnham electors invited to Annual Town Meeting

    Farnham's Annual Town Meeting is set to take place on Thursday 23 March at 7pm in the Barley Room at the Farnham Maltings.

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    Actor Christopher Biggins opens Farnham Literary Festival

    The Farnham Literary Festival launched in style on Friday with a literary variety show hosted by the well-known actor and presenter Christopher Biggins. The launch event gave the audience a taste of what's to come in the festival, which runs until 12...

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    Surprise guest performs at Music in the Vineyard

    Music in the Vineyard was a smashing success on Sunday with music enthusiasts gathering for an afternoon of great tunes and surprises!

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    Volunteer walk leaders wanted for Walking Festival

    Farnham Town Council is looking for enthusiastic volunteer walk leaders for this year’s Farnham Walking Festival.

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    Tickets are on sale for Farnham Literary Festival

    Bookings are being taken for events and activities at this year’s Farnham Literary Festival which is a celebration of literature in all its forms

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    Hale chapels to be given a new lease of life

    Work has started to create a new garden of remembrance in Upper Hale.

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    Music in the Vineyard returns

    Lovers of live music and those wanting to banish the winter blues for the afternoon can enjoy two hours of free music by the Vic Cracknell Swing Band on Sunday 29 January.

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    Town Councillor Vacancy in the Bourne ward

    Farnham Town Council is inviting applications for the co-option of a new councillor for the Bourne ward following the death of Councillor Roger Blishen.   To apply, candidates will need to complete and submit an application form b...

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    Shoppers brave the freeze at Christmas Market

    A few light flakes of snow and frost on the trees gave Farnham’s Christmas Market an extra festive feel on Sunday.

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    Grant funding for arts educational activities in Farnham deadline

    The deadline for South Street Trust grants, the dedicated fund for arts activities in Farnham, is coming soon.

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    Farnham Youth Choir leave congregation in awe

    A performance from Farnham Youth Choir left the congregation at St Andrew’s Church in awe at the Civic Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday 7 December. For the tenth year, the choir performed arrangements of traditional carols and seasonal choral p...

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    Notice of vacancy

    Notice of vacancy for the Bourne ward.

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Mayor celebrates “unstoppable” hero of conservation

    Local conservation hero, Noel Moss, received a special award from the Mayor of Farnham at the Farnham in Bloom Community Awards.

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    Top award for Farnham: gold medal in Britain in Bloom

    Farnham has received a gold medal in the large town category in the prestigious Britain in Bloom awards.

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    Half term activities in Farnham’s October Craft Month

    Help is available to keep children entertained this half term as October Craft Month continues throughout the week-long break (22-30 October).

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    Farnham in Bloom Community Awards celebrate local gardening achievements

    A celebration of thousands of hours of volunteering and horticultural achievements took place at Squire’s Garden Centre in Badshot Lea on Wednesday.

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    October Craft Month opens its doors in Farnham

    Farnham Pottery opened the door on a world of craft at the official launch of October Craft Month on Saturday by Kate Malone MBE from BBC’s Great Pottery Throw Down.

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    Make Your Mark - leave a permanent impression in Farnham

    “The call is out to make your mark,” says Farnham Town Council as a series of fun and creative workshops take place

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    Prizes and praise for Farnham as South and South East in Bloom awards announced

    Farnham Town Council has been awarded five top prizes at the South and South East in Bloom (SSEiB) awards, including the best in category for Large Town.

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