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"21.10.2016 06:30:12" farnhamherald.com Internal Frensham RBL match to close season FRENSHAM RBL Bowls Club closed the season on Sunday with an interesting internal match, with teams drawn out of a hat, mixing bowlers new and old playing out of their comfort zones. FRENSHAM RBL Bowls Club closed the season with an interesting internal match, with teams drawn out of a hat, mixing bowlers new and old playing out of their comfort zones
"20.10.2016 18:30:28" farnhamherald.com Campaign highlights rising cost of housing A CAMPAIGN has been launched to highlight the rising cost of housing in Surrey. A CAMPAIGN aiming to raise awareness about the growing problem of higher rents and housing costs, has been launched.
"20.10.2016 17:39:42" Timeline Photos COPIES of this years Reception Class Magazine are still available from our Farnham office.
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"20.10.2016 17:32:03" farnhamherald.com Ten-man Shots make quick exit ALDERSHOT TOWN 1, EASTBOURNE BOROUGH 2 ALDERSHOT paid for a lethargic and indisciplined performance as Eastbourne Borough staged a perfect smash-and-grab raid which won a lucrative place in the… ALDERSHOT paid for a lethargic and indisciplined performance as Eastbourne Borough staged a perfect smash-and-grab raid which won a lucrative place in the FA Cup first round proper.
"20.10.2016 16:30:09" farnhamherald.com Firewalk Friends raise funds with a little help from local firefighters A FEW members of the Friends of Potters Gate School went above and beyond baking cupcakes recently by taking part in a firewalk to raise funds for an all-weather running track around the school field. FRIENDS of Potters Gate School braved temperatures of 800 degrees as they competed in a firewalk raising £2,500.
"20.10.2016 12:30:07" farnhamherald.com Year to Hear comes to a close A YEAR of excitement, enthusiasm, energy and emotion has passed, as two Farnham sisters, Allie and Ciarran Minns, complete a year-long fundraiser with a grand total of £5,062. #FARNHAM sisters couldn't be happier after raising £5,000 through their year-long campaign in aid of their father.
"20.10.2016 11:30:16" farnhamherald.com Choirs join forces for special concert HART Male Voice Choir will be joined by special guests RAF Odiham Military Wives Choir for a special concert this month. GET involved this weekend as Hart Male Voice Choir and RAF Odiham Military Wives Choir team up for Phyllis Tuckwell.
"20.10.2016 07:30:15" farnhamherald.com Barfield delighted to give Woodlarks helping hand PUPILS from Barfield School in Farnham were delighted to present a cheque for £5,000 to local charity Woodlarks Camp Site. WOODLARKS Camp Site are "totally amazed" after receiving a cheque for £5,000 from Barfield School in #Farnham.
"20.10.2016 06:30:05" farnhamherald.com Calling all aspiring young dancers THIS half-term aspiring young dancers can take part in a two-day dance workshop run by The Dance Movement in collaboration with Farnham Maltings and Re:Bourne, the charitable arm of award-winning… GET into dancing this half-term as The Dance Movement host a 2-day workshop in Farnham for young people aged 11-19.
"19.10.2016 18:30:24" farnhamherald.com Blind man rides a bike for first time A 70-year-old Wrecclesham man who has been registered blind since birth realised a lifetime's dream when he went cycling for the first time – thanks to a surprise trip organised by his elder brother. IT'S a dream come true for Bob, who jumped on a bicycle for the very first time at age 70, despite being blind. http://buff.ly/2ei7vR5
"19.10.2016 17:30:08" farnhamherald.com Police refused to enforce ban on heavy goods vehicles A PROPOSAL by councillors to ban heavy goods vehicles from entering Farnham town centre was vetoed by Surrey Police as they “are not committing any offence”, it emerged this week. PLANS to stop heavy goods vehicles driving through Farnham town centre were vetoed by Surrey Police, it has emerged.
"19.10.2016 16:30:04" farnhamherald.com Sister pays tribute following fatal crash THE sister of a pedestrian killed in a horrific car crash in East Street last weekend has paid tribute to her “troubled” but hugely popular little brother. TRIBUTES have been made to Chris Wenham, who tragically died in a car crash in East Street earlier this month.
"19.10.2016 08:30:47" Timeline Photos RESIDENTS of Wey Meadow Close in Wrecclesham welcomed an unlikely new 'neigh-bour' late on Tuesday evening.
A large shire horse escaped from a nearby field and was seen strolling around and chewing grass on the estate shortly before midnight.
"19.10.2016 06:30:21" farnhamherald.com Queen's former Press Secretary delivers 28th Farnham Lecture THE 28th Farnham Lecture, which took place at Farnham Sixth Form College, was a huge success with more than 80 people in attendance and more than £150 raised for Disability Challengers. FORMER press secretary to the Queen, Dickie Arbiter, impressed Farnham residents with his memories of working alongside Her Majesty.
"18.10.2016 18:35:24" Timeline Photos WONDERFUL sunset over Farnham this evening. Photo by Daniel Fryer.
"18.10.2016 18:30:12" farnhamherald.com Surrey reports of 'scary clowns' craze THE 'killer' clown craze, which originated from America, may be closer than we think after police received information of clowns coming to Surrey. POLICE are urging people to refrain from partaking in the "killer" clown craze which has made its way to Surrey.
"18.10.2016 17:30:38" farnhamherald.com Free gardening workshop for kids CHILDREN are invited to take part in a free gardening workshop this half term offered by Farnham Town Council as part of its Bloomin' Kids initiative. TAKE part in free gardening workshops in #Farnham this half-term. Click below for more information.
"18.10.2016 16:30:42" farnhamherald.com Sign up for Santa fun runs CHRISTMAS is fast approaching and what better way to get in the spirit than by signing up for one of Phyllis Tuckwell's Santa and Rudolph Fun Runs. GET into the Christmas spirit & help raise that little bit extra by signing up to Phyllis Tuckwell's Santa fun runs.
"18.10.2016 12:30:12" farnhamherald.com Pupils get baking for the Harvest CHILDREN, right through from reception class to year two, at St John's School in Churt, have been busy in the kitchen baking. “IT'S fantastic to see the children involved in high-quality learning through such fun and creative ways.”
"18.10.2016 11:30:19" farnhamherald.com Bleak cheer on the railways IT looks like being Christmas chaos for those in Farnham this year after South West Trains announced a set of festive engineering works. ON Sunday, December 18, the last weekend before Christmas, there will be no trains running between Woking and Alton.
"18.10.2016 08:30:06" farnhamherald.com New role for high flying headmaster SIR Andrew Carter has ended his 28-year reign as the headteacher of high performing South Farnham School to take on a new role as CEO of the South Farnham Educational Trust. SIR Andrew Carter has stepped down as head of South Farnham School, as he takes on new chief executive officer role.
"18.10.2016 07:30:22" farnhamherald.com New book a dream come true for Ben A 20-year-old student from the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, has released his first illustrated children's book entitled 'Tilly the Terrier'. PICK up a copy of 'Tilly the Terrier', a story that is both charming and delightful, by #Farnham student Ben Simons.
"18.10.2016 06:30:16" farnhamherald.com Concert for Poppy Appeal RUSHMOOR Concert Band will return to St Paul's Church in Tongham for a Remembrance concert in aid of the Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes on Saturday, November 12, at 3pm. TICKETS are on sale for Rushmoor Concert Band's Remembrance recital in aid of the Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes.
"17.10.2016 18:30:31" farnhamherald.com New bid to transform GP services A PLAN to transform GP services in Farnham has been given the green light by the area's NHS commissioners. A NEW Primary Care Strategy, seeking to give patients quicker and easier access to GP services, has been signed off.
"17.10.2016 17:30:16" farnhamherald.com Failing ambulance service placed in special measures PATIENTS groups across the South East have expressed “extreme disappointment” at South East Coast Ambulance Trust's failings. SOUTH East Coast Ambulance Trust has been placed into special measures following an inspection by CQC.
"17.10.2016 16:30:18" farnhamherald.com Autumn litter picks organised FARNHAM Town Council is organising a week of autumn community litter picks and is looking for volunteers to take part. VOLUNTEERS are needed in #Farnham for a town centre community litter pick this Saturday (October 22) from 10am.
"17.10.2016 12:30:40" farnhamherald.com Herald proprietor celebrates 90th birthday with party at the Castle HERALD proprietor and committed 'newspaperman' for some 70 years Sir Ray Tindle celebrated his 90th birthday in style this week, with a lavish luncheon for his staff and distinguished guests at… “PEOPLE often ask me what it's like to work with Sir Ray Tindle - I say quite simply he is a remarkable man."
"17.10.2016 11:46:56" Photos from Farnham Herald's post GRUESOME scenes at the Transformers film site in Bourne Woods! Photos courtesy of Twitter user @Sicros.
"17.10.2016 11:30:16" farnhamherald.com Search for those unsung heroes THE search is on in Farnham for unsung heroes who deserve recognition for the great things they do for the community. IF you know somebody who deserves thanks for the great things they do for our community,
then click below.
"15.10.2016 16:30:13" farnhamherald.com Fun Palace returns with a vengeance THE Farnham Fun Palace, which celebrates all things crafty, saw another booming year with more than 170 visitors and a dozen makers. MORE than 170 people found their inner artist at this year's #Farnham Fun Palace.
"15.10.2016 12:30:13" farnhamherald.com Filming starts on blockbuster FILMING of the latest Hollywood blockbuster to take up residence in Bourne Woods, Transformers: The Last Knight, began this week. A HUGE medieval mace-type weapon was seen rattling through the Bourne Woods this week, as Hollywood moved in.
"15.10.2016 11:30:10" farnhamherald.com Surrey wins fostering award SURREY County Council has received the Fostering Friendly Employer of the Year Award at The Fostering Network's Fostering Excellence Awards. THE Fostering Network have chosen #Surrey as winners of this year's Fostering Friendly Employer of the Year Award.
"15.10.2016 09:47:06" Farnham Town Council Join our free Bloomin' Kids Workshops this Autumn half term for lots of green fingered fun from planting spring flowering bulbs to a winter container!
The workshops will be held on Thursday 27 of October at our greenhouses on West Street. There will be SIGN your young Monty Dons up for free Bloomin' Kids gardening workshops this half term!
"15.10.2016 08:30:11" farnhamherald.com Cuppa for Macmillan WILLIAM Cobbett Primary School ran another successful Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday October 7. WILLIAM Cobbett Primary School in #Farnham has raised more than £850 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
"15.10.2016 07:30:14" farnhamherald.com New nursery school to open BRIGHT Horizons Day Nurseries is opening a new nursery and pre-school in Farnham next year, for children aged between three months to five years old. BRIGHT Horizons Day Nurseries is delighted to announce that it will be opening a new nursery in #Farnham next year.
"15.10.2016 06:30:12" farnhamherald.com Retrospective application for changing rooms WAVERLEY council chiefs have given the go-ahead for officers to submit a retrospective planning application for the new changing rooms at the Memorial Ground in West Street. #WAVERLEY have been advised to obtain planning permission for the temporary changing rooms to become permanent.
"14.10.2016 18:30:37" farnhamherald.com Elderly man loses life on railway crossing TRIBUTES have been paid to an elderly dog-walker hit by a train and killed on an unmanned level crossing at Bentley Station last week. TRIBUTES have been paid to “a very special brother” and grandfather killed at Bentley station last week.
"14.10.2016 17:30:17" farnhamherald.com Brick-throwing vandals smash windows at Nelson THE Nelson pub in Castle Street had its windows smashed by three vandals throwing bricks in the early hours of Monday morning. ANYONE with information regarding vandalism at The Nelson pub in #Farnham is asked to call Surrey Police on 101.
"14.10.2016 16:30:33" farnhamherald.com What's on in and around Farnham this weekend STILL planning what to do this weekend? Then check out our list of activities from theatre performances and comedy gigs to charity collections, we've got it covered. STILL planning what to do this weekend? Then check out our list of activities from theatre performances and comedy gigs to charity collections, we've got it covered.
"14.10.2016 12:30:10" farnhamherald.com Rotary appeal to help hurricane victims THE two Rotary Clubs in Farnham are making an urgent appeal for funds to help the people of Haiti his by Hurricane Matthew. A COLLECTION service will be held tomorrow in Lion and Lamb Yard, to support those affected by Hurricane Matthew.
"14.10.2016 11:30:12" Timeline Photos GRAB your free 32-page Herald Homes supplement inside this week's Herald!
"14.10.2016 07:30:14" farnhamherald.com Communications firm bakes in aid of hospice INTERNAL communications agency theblueballroom has raised more than £260 for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice through a bake sale. A #FARNHAM communication agency's hard work has paid off after raising £260 for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.
"14.10.2016 06:30:22" farnhamherald.com Cyclist gives his all FARNHAM man Mark Leedale raised more than £2,000 for the One-Course Foundation, which helps the recovery of injured service personnel through the game of golf, after cycling 315 miles from Newcastle… A #FARNHAM man cycled 315 miles to support the recovery of injured and sick service personnel and veterans.
"14.10.2016 06:00:26" Photos from Farnham Herald's post BRING your little one to the Farnham Herald office between 9.30am and 4.30pm today for your last chance to bag a FREE professional photo session!
"13.10.2016 18:30:21" farnhamherald.com Students distinguish themselves in exams SHOWSHACK Dance and Theatre School students have been celebrating outstanding results in recent ballet and LAMDA drama exams with a record number of distinctions. BALLET students celebrate after achieving phenomenal exam results.
"13.10.2016 17:30:25" farnhamherald.com ANother A31 crash raises question of safety again SURREY County Council's decision not to close the A31 gap connecting Runwick Lane and River Lane was thrust back into the spotlight after the second multi-vehicle smash at the junction in a matter of… QUESTIONS of safety have been raised after another collision at the A31 gap connecting Runwick Lane & River Lane.
"13.10.2016 16:30:52" farnhamherald.com Major changes to take place at Waterloo RAIL passengers are being asked to plan ahead for major changes taking place at Waterloo station in August next year. THERE will be significant temporary changes to train services across the South West Trains network next summer.
"13.10.2016 15:30:34" Photos from Farnham Herald's post BRING your little one to the Farnham Herald office between 9.30am and 4.30pm tomorrow for your FREE professional photo session!
"13.10.2016 12:30:26" farnhamherald.com Festive lights appeal is launched for Gail A CAMPAIGN has been launched to bring Christmas cheer to a remarkable Farnham woman who has lit up her house for charity every year since 1990. FARNHAM women Gail who has raised over £25,000 for charity by decorating her house every Christmas needs your help.
"13.10.2016 11:30:28" farnhamherald.com Convenience is name of game SPENDING a penny is set to get easier in Farnham following the launch of a new community toilet scheme run by local businesses with Farnham Town Council. A COMMUNITY toilet scheme has been launched in #Farnham due to the high demand for accessible toilets around town.
"13.10.2016 08:55:45" Timeline Photos PICK up your free Reception Class Souvenir Magazine in this week's Herald.
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"13.10.2016 08:30:08" farnhamherald.com People wanted to take part in dementia trial SURREY and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is appealing for 1,400 people diagnosed with mild to moderate dementia to take part in a ground-breaking trial that could significantly improve… SURREY & Borders Partnership is looking for 1,400 people with mild to moderate dementia to take part in a new trial.
"13.10.2016 07:30:23" farnhamherald.com Waverley mayor does honours THE Mayor of Waverley, Chris Storey, was on hand for the official re-opening of The Lodge in Farnham, after being invited by the Ability Housing Association. MAYOR of #Waverley, Chris Storey cut the ribbon to declare the official re-opening of The Lodge in #Farnham.
"13.10.2016 06:30:17" Timeline Photos GRAB your brand new #Farnham Herald, hot off the press this morning. Just 50p in shops and online at buff.ly/2e7zb8w.
"13.10.2016 06:00:00" Photos from Farnham Herald's post BRING your little one to the Farnham Herald office between 9.30am and 4.30pm today or tomorrow for your FREE professional photo session!
"12.10.2016 18:30:15" farnhamherald.com Chance to try sport growing in popularity A NEW sporting activity has arrived in Farnham fresh from the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. EVER fancied playing boccia? Then come along to a taster session this Sunday at the David Lloyd Club in #Farnham.
"12.10.2016 17:30:37" farnhamherald.com Housing figures challenged AN expert report commissioned by nine parish councils has concluded Waverley's estimate of housing need in its draft Local Plan should be around 400 homes a year, not 519. PARISH councils have criticised #Waverley's estimate of housing need in its draft Local Plan as being 100 too many.
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"12.10.2016 16:31:13" farnhamherald.com Commissioner cleared of racism SURREY Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has been cleared of treating Kingston Lib Dem county councillor Shiraz Mirza in a “racially motivated manner”. AS #Surrey PCC is cleared of racism, Lib Dem county councillor Shiraz Mirza is considering further legal action.
"12.10.2016 15:30:00" Photos from Farnham Herald's post BRING your little one to the Farnham Herald office between 9.30am and 4.30pm tomorrow or Friday for your FREE professional photo session!
"12.10.2016 12:30:26" farnhamherald.com Carers take the plunge for Alzheimer's TWO team members from home care company Right at Home GF, caregiver Tasha Coleman and care manager Sara Woodley, jumped out of a plane to raise £1,451 for the Alzheimer's Society. “I WAS absolutely petrified. It was the most terrifying experience of my life and I won't be repeating it." http://buff.ly/2dR4bfd
"11.10.2016 18:30:16" farnhamherald.com Vintage fashion fairs at Maltings FARNHAM Maltings is to host a new, specialist vintage fashion, accessories and textiles fair six times a year starting on Saturday, November 12. JOIN #Farnham Maltings next month as they host their first of six vintage fashion, accessories and textiles fairs.
"11.10.2016 17:30:35" farnhamherald.com New treadmill is a treat STAFF and patients at Phyllis Tuckwell were thrilled when a new treadmill was donated to the hospice, delighting in particular those who attend and run its weekly physiotherapy exercise group. "THIS generous gift will benefit not only those who attend the exercise group but other patients at the hospice too.”
"11.10.2016 16:30:35" farnhamherald.com Mayor backs Macmillan mornings THE Mayor of Farnham, John Ward, has shown his support for Macmillan Cancer Support by visiting seven of the World's Biggest Coffee mornings in Farnham in one day. MORE than £2.2 million was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support by coffee mornings held across the UK.
"11.10.2016 12:30:15" farnhamherald.com Pugwash fun and games TREKKERS Disabled Camp descended on Woodlarks campsite in Farnham earlier this summer with a Captain Pugwash-themed week of fun activities for disabled campers and volunteer helpers from all around… THE Woodlarks campsite in Farnham hosted a week of fun & games including a special visit from some feathery friends.
"11.10.2016 11:30:24" farnhamherald.com Firewalkers brave the coals STAFF at Challengers, who provide play and leisure schemes for disabled children and young people across Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire, braved temperatures of up to 800 degrees as they competed in… CHALLENGERS staff braved hot temperatures of 800 degrees raising £2,500 for the charity.
"11.10.2016 07:37:43" Photos from Farnham Herald's post Early morning balloon ride over #Farnham.
"11.10.2016 07:30:47" farnhamherald.com School girl to appear in Sleeping Beauty valley A EWSHOT dancer is currently living her dream after being selected to feature in the English Youth Ballet's production of The Sleeping Beauty. ASHLYE Gambill from #Farnham Heath End is thrilled to be playing a part in English Youth Ballet's next production.
"11.10.2016 06:30:26" Timeline Photos HEDGEHOGS have returned to The Bourne! Geoff Hooker found this little fella tucked up in his greenhouse, and according to editor of the Bourne Conservation Group newsletter Martin Angel, it is the first hedgehog he's seen in the village for nearly 40
"11.10.2016 06:00:00" Photos from Farnham Herald's post BRING your little one to the Alton Herald office between 9.30am and 4.30pm today for your FREE professional photo session!
"10.10.2016 18:31:25" farnhamherald.com Schools minister highly impressed by his visit CHILDREN at South Farnham School had their knowledge tested in a very different way as schools minister Nick Gibb paid them a visit. SCHOOLS minister Nick Gibb was impressed by the pupils' immaculate behaviour after visiting South Farnham School.
"10.10.2016 17:30:42" farnhamherald.com Working men's club cuts link with RBL THE Lower Bourne working men's club has cut its historic, 95-year affiliation with The Royal British Legion in a bid to “broaden its horizons and membership”. THE Lower Bourne working men's club has dropped the Royal British Legion from its name after a 95 year association with the armed forces charity.
"10.10.2016 16:31:32" farnhamherald.com Tuck into a slice of history TICKETS for the town's famous Venison Dinner at Farnham Castle, are on sale now. A GREAT Farnham tradition dating back 400 years will return this November, and all are invited!
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"10.10.2016 12:31:17" farnhamherald.com Railway station top deck completed THE top deck of Farnham Station's new car park finally opened to the public last Friday, delivering the full 170 additional spaces promised by South West Trains. SOUTH West Trains has finally opened the top deck of Farnham station's new car park.
"10.10.2016 11:30:44" Timeline Photos THE Herald's Baby and Toddler of the Year competition is back! Just turn up at one of the free photo sessions listed below...
"10.10.2016 08:30:23" farnhamherald.com Light up a Life service at hospice ON Monday, November 28, Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice will be holding its annual Light up a Life service, to remember and celebrate the lives of those who are no longer here. @PTHospice will hold its moving Light up a Life service again this Christmas in memory of absent loved ones.
"10.10.2016 07:30:52" farnhamherald.com Sweethearts tie the knot AN intrepid Farnham woman who has tackled Antarctic and Arctic expeditions as well as swimming the Channel in spite of her type one diabetes has completed her latest challenge - tying the knot. MANY congratulations to the happy couple!
"10.10.2016 06:30:34" farnhamherald.com Exhibition ticks all the right boxes THE fourth year of Farnham Maltings' annual textile festival 'thread' proved a huge success, attracting more than 750 enthusiasts of all ages to the day-long event. THREAD...a festival of textiles at the Maltings proved another huge hit this year.
"09.10.2016 18:30:25" farnhamherald.com New vicar welcomed to parish THE bells rang at St Andrew's Church on Thursday, September 29, as parishioners closed a murky chapter in their church's 900 year history and welcomed the new Rector of Farnham, Reverend David… A NEW Rector of Farnham was installed at St Andrew's this week following the previous vicar's conviction for fraud.
"09.10.2016 17:30:12" farnhamherald.com Big drop in number claiming benefits THE number of young people, aged 18 to 24, claiming unemployment benefits in Waverley borough has dropped to just 45 according to the latest government figures. THE number of young people aged 18 to 24 claiming unemployment benefits in Waverley has dropped to just 45!
"09.10.2016 16:30:47" farnhamherald.com HGV causes gridlock in town centre TRAFFIC was brought to a standstill in Farnham town centre on Thursday evening last week after a 30 tonne articulated lorry got stuck on the corner of The Borough and Castle Street - reigniting a… THE latest lorry to get stuck at the bottom of Castle St has led to fresh calls to ban HGVs from Farnham town centre
"09.10.2016 12:30:07" farnhamherald.com More vandalism at Gostrey Meadow WAVERLEY Brough Council has expressed disappointment at a lack of respect from a small minority of people, after Gostrey Meadow bridge was once again vandalised. VANDALS have struck again in Gostrey Meadow, prompting a furious response from the community.
"09.10.2016 11:30:35" farnhamherald.com Busker gets suspended jail term for gun offence A BUSKER often seen performing outside Waitrose in Lion & Lamb Yard has been handed a suspended prison sentence plus 200 hours community service after threatening a woman with an air gun. A #FARNHAM busker has been handed a suspended prison sentence after admitting threatening a woman with an air gun.
"09.10.2016 08:42:26" farnhamherald.com Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision in Farnham POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision between a car and pedestrian in Farnham on Saturday. A MAN in his 40s has died following a crash in East Street.
"08.10.2016 11:30:12" farnhamherald.com Paralympic star at brewery party DOUBLE Paralympic champion Georgie Hermitage was the guest of honour at the Hogs Back Brewery's hop harvest party. NOT only does the Hogs Back Brewery get a visit from the BBC but Paralympic champion Georgie Hermitage as well!
"08.10.2016 08:30:25" buff.ly Wives choir helps shine light on sepsis FRIMLEY Park Hospital has been shining a spotlight on a potentially deadly infection – with vocal support from the Aldershot Military Wives Choir. FRIMLEY Park & the Military Wives Choir have teamed up to raise awareness of a potentially fatal condition sepsis.
"08.10.2016 07:30:11" farnhamherald.com Coca Cola truck could be coming to town THE iconic Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour could be making its way to Farnham. EVER wanted to get up close and personal with the famous Coca Cola truck? This might be your lucky day!
"08.10.2016 06:30:20" farnhamherald.com Water pipeline completed early A NEW 7. A NEW 7.5 kilometre pipeline linking South East Water's reservoirs near Badshot Lea and the Hog's Back is complete.
"07.10.2016 18:31:25" farnhamherald.com Churt delighted with new village sign WHAT a difference a day makes. #CHURT is once again proud of its "beautiful" village sign.
"07.10.2016 18:28:57" farnhamherald.com Rail crossing death man 'was riding disability scooter' BRITISH Transport Police have confirmed that the 83-year-old man who died on the crossing at Bentley station last Wednesday was riding a disability scooter at the time of the tragedy. AN elderly man 'was riding a mobility scooter' when he was hit by a train and killed at Bentley station this week, investigators have confirmed.
"07.10.2016 17:30:47" farnhamherald.com 'Dangerous paedophile' jailed for 36 years A “DANGEROUS paedophile” from Farnham has been sentenced to a total of 36 years behind bars after admitting to more than 20 non-recent serious sexual offences. A #FARNHAM man will spend 36 years in prison after pleading guilty to 22 counts of rape and indecent assault.
"07.10.2016 16:30:25" farnhamherald.com Man, 83, confirmed as rail crossing fatality POLICE have confirmed the person killed on the railway line between Farnham and Alton on Wednesday was an 83-year-old man. WE share our condolences with the family of an 83-year-old-man, who was involved in the fatal incident on the railway line between #Farnham and #Alton on Wednesday.
"07.10.2016 12:30:43" farnhamherald.com Former councillor resigns as UKIP lead UKIP leader Diane James, a former opposition Waverley borough councillor, plunged her party into disarray on Tuesday night with the shock announcement she was resigning just 18 days after being… “IT has become clear that I do not have sufficient authority, nor the full support of all my MEP colleagues."
"07.10.2016 11:30:39" farnhamherald.com Silence of the Lion and Lambs DINERS and staff at The Lion and Lamb Cafe in Farnham had a pleasant surprise last week when Sir Anthony Hopkins popped in for lunch. FARNHAM staff enjoyed a surprise visit from one of Hollywood's favourite villains, Hannibal Lector.
"07.10.2016 10:41:38" farnhamherald.com Man, 83, confirmed as rail crossing fatality POLICE have confirmed the person killed on the railway line between Farnham and Alton on Wednesday was an 83-year-old man. THE person killed on the crossing at Bentley station this week was an 83-year-old local man, police have confirmed.
"07.10.2016 08:30:16" farnhamherald.com Surrey criticised over property purchases SURREY County Council has been criticised for “pleading poverty and cutting services” while spending millions of pounds on property outside of the county. ALMOST £67m of #Surrey's public money has been spent on buying properties outside of the county since November 2015.
"07.10.2016 07:30:48" farnhamherald.com Fundraiser in Brad's memory FRIENDS and family of motocross victim Brad Hooper joined together as they remembered Brad in a fundraising event which has raised more than £2,680 for the Hampshire and Isle-of-Wight Air Ambulance -… A SPECIAL event in memory of motocross victim Bradley Hooper from #Farnham has raised a whooping £2,680 for charity.
"07.10.2016 06:30:53" farnhamherald.com Berry coming to Wisley SOON-to-be 'former' Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry is coming to RHS Garden Wisley this month to sign copies of her new book Family Sunday Lunches. EVER wanted to meet Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry? Then you're in luck - click below for more information.
"06.10.2016 18:30:27" farnhamherald.com Food lovers have a field day FOODIES came in their thousands and from far and wide to feast at the 2016 Farnham Food Festival last weekend. AROUND 15,000 food connoisseurs crowded in Castle Street last month for #Farnham's famous food festival.
"06.10.2016 17:30:18" farnhamherald.com Model depicts objectors' fears OBJECTORS to the Brightwells regeneration scheme in Farnham have created a scale model of the long-delayed redevelopment of land south of East Street. A MODEL of the Brightwells regeneration scheme has been created to give a true impression of its impact on #Farnham.
"06.10.2016 16:30:38" farnhamherald.com Residents being left in the dark claim Lib Dems LIB Dem councillors have criticised Tory-run Surrey County Council after discovering that residents have still not been informed about plans to turn off thousands off street lights at night. "THIS is a sad day for residents when the county council is unable to maintain street lighting for taxpayers."
"06.10.2016 12:30:43" farnhamherald.com Poor state of pavements highlighted A FRENSHAM resident brought to light Farnham's inadequate pavements and pothole stricken roads, during a meeting of full council, asking members for their verdict on ending this problem for good. TOWN councillors have sympathised with a resident's calls to sort out #Farnham's roads and pavements.
"06.10.2016 11:30:19" farnhamherald.com Pedestrian dies after being hit by train | Home | Farnham Herald Pedestrian dies after being hit by train, Farnham Herald PICK up a copy of your favourite local newspaper the Farnham Herald, filled with all the best news, sport and more for just 50p!
"06.10.2016 10:17:44" farnhamherald.com Pedestrian dies after being hit by train A PERSON has died after being struck by a train at the Bentley station foot crossing on Wednesday afternoon. A PERSON has died after being struck by a train between #Farnham and #Alton, police have confirmed.
"06.10.2016 06:30:14" farnhamherald.com Care group celebrates 30 years CARE Farnham, the network of volunteers helping those who cannot get out and about on their own, celebrated 30 years in business earlier this month with a finger buffet lunch. CARE #Farnham celebrated its 30th birthday with a good-old fashioned shindig.
"05.10.2016 18:30:18" farnhamherald.com Restoration work at Badshot pond WORK is about to get under way to transform Badshot Lea Pond thanks to funding from the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative. #BADSHOT Lea Pond is about to get a facelift thanks to Tesco.
"05.10.2016 17:30:26" farnhamherald.com Anguish as sanctuary set to close THE heartbroken owner of a long-standing animal sanctuary in Badshot Lea fears she may have to put her beloved animals to sleep after Waverley Borough Council granted outline planning permission for… "WE may have to put them to sleep and that is going to kill me. It's horrible,” animal sanctuary owners fear the worse.
"05.10.2016 16:30:24" farnhamherald.com Farnborough Hill girls welcome a new head FARNBOROUGH Hill has welcomed new head Alexandra Neil, a historian educated at Gordonstoun and Southampton University. #FARNBOROUGH Hill's new head believes that being fully engaged and feeling valued, is the key to success.
"05.10.2016 16:22:54" journeycheck.southwesttrains.co.uk South West Trains JourneyCheck - Train times and live real time delay/cancellation/disruption information. Live, real-time, personalised train times and disruption information. Why not also register for alerts direct to your inbox? UPDATED: South West Trains has confirmed the train line is currently blocked between Farnham and Alton after a train struck a person on a level crossing this afternoon.
All trains in the area are currently at a stand due to emergency services dealing
"05.10.2016 16:07:45" TRAINS from London are currently terminating at Farnham due to emergency services attending an incident between Farnham and Alton.
South West Trains has confirmed valid train tickets can be used on the Stagecoach no.65 bus serving Farnham, Bentley and
"05.10.2016 11:30:12" farnhamherald.com More help for those leaving hospital PATIENTS discharged from all Surrey's hospitals will get help at home seven days a week after Surrey County Council sealed two new deals. #SURREY County Council has signed deals to help patients get the vital help they need upon leaving hospital.
"05.10.2016 07:30:17" farnhamherald.com Kelly's challenge returns KELLY'S Storage Charity Events are organising another fundraising event on Sunday, October 16, at Loseley Park in Guildford. FANCY a challenge for a good cause? Then get involved in Kelly's Storage Charity Events this October.
"05.10.2016 06:30:18" Timeline Photos FANCY a dip? Richard Sheppard sent us this lovely pic of the recently re-opened Frensham Ponds after a "bracing" twilight swim with friends.
"04.10.2016 18:30:36" farnhamherald.com Autumn show is a great success THE rich colours and scents of autumn greeted the judges on their arrival at Thursley Village Hall on Saturday, September 17. COMPETITION was tough, as judges chose their winners at Thursley Horticultural Society's 2016 Autumn Show.
"04.10.2016 17:30:11" farnhamherald.com Church has plans for modernisation FARNHAM United Reformed Church in South Street has ambitious plans for modernisation. #FARNHAM United Reformed Church gets set to join the 21st century.
"04.10.2016 16:30:13" farnhamherald.com Countryfile TV date for brewery THE hop growing heritage of the Farnham area, and the Hogs Back Brewery's revival of the once pre-eminent Farnham White Bine hop, is to feature on the BBC's Countryfile this weekend. THE Hogs Back Brewery was delighted to welcome BBC'S Countryfile team to its Tongham grounds.
"04.10.2016 15:32:11" Timeline Photos Watching paint dry... #thattimeofday
"04.10.2016 12:30:30" farnhamherald.com Waverley pays tribute to former councillor WAVERLEY Borough Council has paid tribute to one of its long-standing members, councillor Brian Ellis, who passed away on Friday, September 30. TRIBUTES have been paid to one of Waverley Borough Council's longest-standing councillors, Brian Ellis.
"04.10.2016 11:30:28" farnhamherald.com School celebrates new facilities ST Mary's Infant School in Frensham held a grand opening ceremony earlier this month to celebrate the completion of its new kitchen and library. STAFF at St Mary's Infant School are thrilled as their spacious new library & revamped kitchen is officially opened.
"04.10.2016 08:30:06" farnhamherald.com Appeal for hospital pregnancy unit ROYAL Surrey County Hospital has launched a major fundraising appeal to create an Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit. ROYAL Surrey wants to raise more than half a million pounds to create an Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit.
"04.10.2016 07:37:43" Timeline Photos MISTY morning at Heath Hill, Farnham. Photo by Daniel Fryer.
"04.10.2016 07:30:19" farnhamherald.com Dunsfold extra homes information DUNSFOLD Park, seen by many as the key to avoiding widespread greenfield development in Farnham, has submitted new information as part of its application to build 1,800 new homes at the aerodrome… YOU have until this Friday to comment on new information released by Dunsfold Park in relation to its planning application for 1,800 new homes.
"04.10.2016 06:30:17" farnhamherald.com Relief as bus services go largely unaffected BUS users in the Farnham area let out a sigh of relief this month after a feared financial review of subsidised services resulted in little material changes. CLICK below to see if changes to bus timetables and routes operated by Stagecoach in Farnham have affected you.
"03.10.2016 18:30:01" Timeline Photos THE perks of living in #Farnham in the autumn! This is the wonderful Hedgehogs' Love Farnham 2016 calendar entry for October, by Kate Macro.
"03.10.2016 17:30:29" farnhamherald.com Choir cheque for Frimley appeal RUSHMOOR 'Odd Fellows' Male Voice Choir has presented a cheque for £1,266 to the Frimley Health Charity's Breast Care Appeal following a concert at the Princes Hall, Aldershot in June. A PIECE of equipment which will help diagnose breast cancer earlier will soon be in the hands of Frimley Park Hospital thanks to a generous donation.
"03.10.2016 16:30:12" farnhamherald.com Plenty of diversity in craft month FARNHAM'S diverse cultural heritage will again provide the backdrop to a month-long celebration of events this October. GET stuck into something new this month, as landmarks around #Farnham put on an array of creative workshops to celebrate Farnham Craft Month 2016.
"03.10.2016 12:30:42" farnhamherald.com Old friends reunited THE class of 1977 returned to Weydon School on Saturday, September 17, for a reunion. WEYDON School welcomed back some old faces, as the class of 1977 reunited 39 years after graduating.
"03.10.2016 11:30:08" farnhamherald.com Pensioner faces indecency charges A PENSIONER who lives just yards from Heath End Secondary School is to stand trial next year accused of a number of indecent assault and gross indecency charges. A 73-year-old man from Farnham has been accused of 10 counts of indecent assault and two charges of gross indecency.
"01.10.2016 11:30:27" farnhamherald.com Runners-up Lurgashall earn right to place in top flight LURGASHALL clinched second place in Division Two behind champions Pirbright and an almost certain first promotion to the I'Anson top flight – subject to any decision to restructure the competition… LURGASHALL clinched second place in Division Two behind champions Pirbright - follow the link for full results.
"01.10.2016 08:30:12" farnhamherald.com Bognor new boys caned by Farnham FARNHAM 53, BOGNOR 0 FARNHAM'S known hospitality did not extend to the field as they inflicted a heavy defeat on promoted Bognor at Monkton Lane. #FARNHAM'S known hospitality did not extend to the field as they inflicted a heavy defeat on promoted Bognor.
"01.10.2016 07:30:17" farnhamherald.com Party tickets selling fast TICKETS are selling fast for Phyllis Tuckwell's annual Christmas parties, which this year are set in Chicago, in the Roaring Twenties. PHYLLIS Tuckwell Hospice has your Christmas 2016 sorted with aerial acrobats, indoor dodgems and a charity casino.
"01.10.2016 06:30:11" farnhamherald.com Chance to try new activities FRENSHAM Heights School opened its doors to families from all over the UK earlier this month for a special day of fun and celebration. “MY daughter, who is 13 years old and has right-sided hemiplegia, overcame her fear of horse riding with the help of the fantastic volunteers."
"30.09.2016 18:30:18" farnhamherald.com Repair cafe is doing grand job FARNHAM Repair Cafe will return next week having diverted more than half a tonne from landfill since launching in February 2015. GOT something to fix? Then get yourself down to #Farnham Repair Cafe's latest workshop taking place next week.
"30.09.2016 17:30:32" farnhamherald.com Ex-councillor is UKIP leader FEISTY former Independent Waverley borough councillor Diane James was elected as UKIP leader at the party's Bournemouth conference. DIANE Jones becomes UKIP leader after securing nearly half the votes in the leadership contest.
"30.09.2016 16:30:22" farnhamherald.com Free blood pressure checks on offer ROTARY International and the Stroke Association have teamed up to help people in Farnham take a moment and get their blood pressure tested. FREE blood tests anyone? Click on the link below for more information.
"30.09.2016 12:30:09" farnhamherald.com Brothers take on Ironman challenge BROTHERS Gregg and James Harvey from Farnham have completed their first ironman event in memory of James' daughter Mia Claire who died from a rare genetic condition aged just three weeks old. A #FARNHAM man has completed a gruelling ironman eight years on from the heartbreaking death of his baby daughter.
"30.09.2016 11:30:27" farnhamherald.com Concert in aid of Laura ST Peter's Church in Wrecclesham will host a concert in aid of Farnham girl Laura Sylvester this Saturday (October 1). COME and celebrate #Farnham girl, Laura Sylvester's, successful life-saving operations at a concert this Saturday.
"30.09.2016 08:30:22" farnhamherald.com Tough job for calendar judges A PHOTOGRAPHY competition for entries into The Hedgehogs charity Love Farnham 2017 Calendar attracted hundreds of photos of scenes in and around Farnham. THE winners of this year's The Hedgehogs charity Love Farnham 2017 Calendar, have been announced.
"30.09.2016 07:30:16" farnhamherald.com Cable and Lucas are guest speakers POLITICAL heavyweights Caroline Lucas and Vince Cable are to speak at the latest meeting of Compass South West Surrey in Godalming next week. GREEN Party co-leader and former Lib Dem cabinet minister will be discussing the future of progressive politics in Godalming next week.
"30.09.2016 06:30:13" farnhamherald.com Fun Palace returning to the museum FARNHAM Fun Palace, a free, nationwide celebration of arts, culture and sciences, is back in town this Saturday (October 1) at the Museum of Farnham. GET crafty this Saturday at the Museum of Farnham as Farnham Fun Palace makes its return for the third year.
"29.09.2016 18:30:17" farnhamherald.com Concert in aid of Laura | Home | Farnham Herald Concert in aid of Laura, Farnham Herald PICK up a copy of your favourite local newspaper the Farnham Herald, filled with the latest news & sport for 50p!
"29.09.2016 17:30:38" farnhamherald.com Allen's touch of class inspires the Shots ALDERSHOT TN 3, GATESHEAD 0 ALDERSHOT ended a run of three draws and stretched their unbeaten record to seven games with an emphatic home victory over Gateshead on Saturday. ALDERSHOT ended a run of 3 draws and stretched their unbeaten record to 7 games with an home victory over Gateshead.
"29.09.2016 16:30:13" farnhamherald.com Bright well Tennis Club battle it out for 2016 titles BRIGHTWELL Tennis Club's annual championships culminated in an exciting Finals Day on Sunday. BRIGHTWELL Tennis Club's annual championships culminated in an exciting Finals Day on Sunday.
"29.09.2016 12:30:49" farnhamherald.com Hedgehogs donate funding after motoring revival event THE Hedgehogs have presented Sue Weaver of charity Change of Scene a cheque for £10,981, representing the proceeds of the Farnham Motoring Revival event held in July. CHILDREN'S charity Change of Scene is over-the-moon after receiving £10,981 from The Hedgehogs.
"29.09.2016 11:57:34" Timeline Photos CAKE for sale at the Farnham Herald office in West Street, all for Macmillan Cancer Support! Please come in and buy or donate.
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"29.09.2016 11:30:21" farnhamherald.com Haytree versus Haytree as Frensham finals get very personal THE 'final' final of the Frensham RBL Bowls Club championships took place last Friday, nearly two weeks after the weather had put an early end to finals day. THE 'final' final of the Frensham RBL Bowls Club championships took place last Friday, nearly two weeks after the weather had put an early end to finals day.
"29.09.2016 08:30:20" farnhamherald.com Sheepish Farnham president wins the Putter THE President's Putter match is Farnham's Golf Club's way of thanking all members who volunteered their free time to help the club this past year. #FARNHAM Golf Club held a President's Putter match to thank its volunteers for their help over the past year.
"29.09.2016 07:30:30" farnhamherald.com Brothers take on Ironman challenge BROTHERS Gregg and James Harvey from Farnham have completed their first ironman event in memory of James' daughter Mia Claire who died from a rare genetic condition aged just three weeks old. FARNHAM duo take on the Ironman Triathlon - a 2.4-mile swim, followed by a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run.
"29.09.2016 06:30:24" farnhamherald.com All set for the world's biggest coffee morning COMMUNITY groups and businesses across the area will invite passers-by in for a cuppa and a piece of cake next week as part of The World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. GRAB a piece of cake for Macmillan Cancer AND a copy of your local newspaper in The Herald office this morning!
"28.09.2016 18:30:21" farnhamherald.com 'Power Puff' fundraiser for Tuckwell MEMBERS of the Bourne Royal British Legion Club Bowls Section have raised £500 for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, at their annual ladies 'Powder Puff 'day. THE Bourne RBL Club Bowls Section would like to say thanks to everyone who helped raise £500 for Phyllis Tuckwell.
"28.09.2016 17:30:11" GMTV's fitness guru Mr Motivator flew into #Farnham from Jamaica to raise funds for the Help4harry campaign.
"28.09.2016 16:30:49" farnhamherald.com Developer has eyes set on Badshot Lea A MYSTERY developer is believed to be preparing a planning application for the largest single housing development in the Farnham area in the countryside south of Badshot Lea. PLANS are afoot for 350 new homes in Badshot Lea.
"28.09.2016 07:30:06" farnhamherald.com Party for Bourne project TO celebrate their part in the gold award-winning success of Farnham in Bloom this year, the Bourne Beautification Project - a combination of The Bourne Residents' Association and Bourne Conservation… A THANK you party was held to show appreciation to those who helped secure gold in this year's #Farnham in Bloom.
"28.09.2016 06:30:18" farnhamherald.com New book launch a family occasion A BOOK celebrating the magic and wonder of libraries was launched at Waterstones Farnham last month. THE New LiBEARian, a charming and funny story celebrating the brilliance of libraries, is available now in Waterstones Farnham.
"27.09.2016 18:30:13" farnhamherald.com Peter Andre date at WHSmith AUSSIE pop singer and TV personality Peter Andre is set to visit Farnham next month for a book signing. OMG! Peter Andre is coming to Farnham...
"27.09.2016 17:30:08" farnhamherald.com Victim's brother calls for tougher penalties THE brother of a cyclist killed on the A31 between Farnham and Alton has criticised new tougher penalties for people caught using a mobile phone while driving as still too lenient. "IF you can't live by a few rules that are not going to make you into a killer, then can you not drive please."
"27.09.2016 12:30:10" farnhamherald.com More expensive for pub goers in Surrey PUB goers in Surrey are forking out on average £3. A PINT of beer in Surrey is now 28p more than the UK average - and 21p more than neighbouring Hampshire.
"27.09.2016 11:30:31" farnhamherald.com Take the new Thursley Dragonfly Nature Trail THE restoration of Thursley National Nature Reserve's historic lowland heathland landscape was celebrated earlier this month with the launch of the reserve's new Dragonfly Nature Trail. A SCULPTURE has been unveiled at Thursley Nature Reserve to celebrate the restoration of its lowland heathland.
"27.09.2016 08:30:22" farnhamherald.com Lecture on Lutyens THE Farnham Building Preservation Trust will present an illustrated lecture by Martin Lutyens, great-nephew of Sir Edwin Lutyens, on Friday, September 30, giving a whistle stop tour of the… A RELATIVE of one of Britain's greatest architects Sir Edwin Lutyens will give a lecture in #Farnham this Friday.
"27.09.2016 07:30:06" farnhamherald.com Argentina here they come SEVEN talented young sailors from Frensham Pond Sailing Club have teamed up with a mobile phone case company to help raise the £10,000 needed to fund their trip to the world championships in… A TEAM of young Frensham sailors have teamed up with Case Station UK to fund their trip to the World Champs.
"27.09.2016 06:30:12" farnhamherald.com Singing good for the brain MORE than 30 people, the majority aged 70-plus and many living with dementia, raised the roof of the Farnham Maltings cellar bar last weekend in a Musical Memories concert, organised by charity… A SERIES of sing-along Musical Memories sessions for people with dementia at Farnham Maltings is here to stay.
"26.09.2016 20:01:06" Timeline Photos WAVERLEY councillors have, in the last few minutes, granted outline planning permission for up to 80 new homes and a shop/office building on the site of Little Acres Nursery and the Ray of Hope animal sanctuary in Badshot Lea.
Waverley's joint planning
"26.09.2016 18:30:25" farnhamherald.com Waverley calls last orders at Marlborough Head THE Marlborough Head pub in East Street will call last orders for the final time in November after Waverley Borough Council activated a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) this week - to the dismay of… THE Marlborough Head will pull its last pint this November to make way for Waverley Council's Brightwells scheme.
"26.09.2016 17:30:35" farnhamherald.com Get the taste of real fresh milk straight from the farm A FAMILY-run farm in Frensham has cut out the middle man in a bid to tackle falling milk prices by selling 'raw' unpasteurised milk direct to the public from a new vending machine, just metres away… AN award-winning farm in Frensham is selling raw milk direct from a new vending machine just metres from its cows.
"26.09.2016 16:30:13" farnhamherald.com Allen's touch of class inspires the Shots ALDERSHOT TN 3, GATESHEAD 0 ALDERSHOT ended a run of three draws and stretched their unbeaten record to seven games with an emphatic home victory over a tough Gateshead side. ALDERSHOT Town got back to winning ways with a resounding 3-0 thumping of Gateshead on Saturday.
"26.09.2016 12:30:07" farnhamherald.com Time to let those beards grow GENTS across the Farnham area are again urged to put down the razor and let their beards blossom this autumn as cancer charity The Prostate Project relaunches its successful OctoBeardFest Appeal. LET your beard blossom this OctoBeardFest and help fund vital research into prostate cancer at the University of Surrey.
"26.09.2016 11:30:17" farnhamherald.com Pottery embarking on autumn classes FARNHAM Pottery will launch a raft of new classes this autumn for all those inspired by the upcoming second series of the BBC's Great Pottery Throw Down. ASPIRING potters can get behind the wheel at #Farnham Pottery this autumn ahead of series two of Pottery Throw Down.
"26.09.2016 08:30:19" farnhamherald.com Reservoir opens its doors SOUTH East Water opened the doors of its Victoria Reservoir in Frensham Road as part of the national Heritage Open Days event. EVER wondered where #Farnham's drinking water comes from?
"24.09.2016 12:30:21" farnhamherald.com Community tea party a success MORE than 400 people ducked out of the rain and flocked to the Farnham Maltings' first ever community tea party, the Farnham Afternoon Tea, on Saturday, September 10. FARNHAM Maltings' couldn't have hoped for a better turn out, at its first ever community tea party.
"24.09.2016 11:30:08" farnhamherald.com Cathedral open day draws the crowds THE Dean of Guildford welcomed hundreds of benefactors and the community to Guildford Cathedral earlier this month to see behind the scenes at the cathedral's substantial building works. VISITORS were treated to unique tours at Guildford Cathedral's recent open day which attracted more than 350 people.
"24.09.2016 08:30:09" buff.ly Textiles festival is back this weekend FARNHAM Maltings' ever popular 'thread… a festival of textiles' will return for a fourth year this Saturday, once again exploring a diverse range of disciplines and aspects of textiles and making… DON'T miss two great events taking place in #Farnham today - 'thread' + Farnham Food Festival http://buff.ly/2cYA2Lr!
"24.09.2016 07:30:06" farnhamherald.com Woman suffers facial injuries in crash A WOMAN suffered facial injuries in a crash opposite The Mill at Elstead pub on Sunday afternoon. A WOMAN has been treated for minor injuries following a crash opposite The Mill at Elstead pub on Sunday afternoon.
"24.09.2016 06:30:07" farnhamherald.com Paralympians return home PARALYMPIC champion Rachel Morris from Farnham was among the first off the plane as Team GB's Rio 2016 heroes touched down at Heathrow Airport on Tuesday. #FARNHAM'S Rio champion Rachel Morris has returned to the UK after an "absolutely incredible" two-weeks in Brazil.
"23.09.2016 18:30:24" farnhamherald.com Food Festival returns this weekend CASTLE Street will become a centre of gastronomic delight on Saturday (September 24) as this year's Farnham Food Festival returns from 10am to 4pm. TREAT yourself to artisan chocolates and posh hot dogs at tomorrow's #Farnham Food Festival in Castle Street.
"23.09.2016 17:30:32" farnhamherald.com Deadline looms for planning comments PEOPLE in Farnham have less than a fortnight to comment on two crucial new planning policy documents dictating the scale, location and style of development in the town and surrounding countryside for… THE deadline for comments on the Farnham Neighbourhood Plan and the Waverley Local Plan is Monday, October 3.
"23.09.2016 16:30:26" Timeline Photos GRAB your free Herald Homes supplement inside this week's Herald - boasting 36 pages of the best homes to buy and rent in your area!
"23.09.2016 12:30:11" farnhamherald.com Network Rail apologises over level crossing traffic delays TRAFFIC was disrupted twice this week after faults caused prolonged closures of the Farnham station level crossing. NETWORK Rail have apologised for the traffic disruption at #Farnham station level crossing earlier this week.
"23.09.2016 11:30:14" Timeline Photos PICK up a copy of your favourite local newspaper the Farnham Herald, filled with all the best news, sport and more for just 50p!
"23.09.2016 07:30:29" farnhamherald.com Golden days for town FARNHAM has struck gold again in the South and South East in Bloom competition - winning a remarkable 11 awards at the 2016 presentation ceremony last week. FARNHAM steals gold in this year's South and South East in Bloom competition for the fifth consecutive year.
"23.09.2016 06:30:06" farnhamherald.com Textiles festival is back this weekend FARNHAM Maltings' ever popular 'thread… a festival of textiles' will return for a fourth year this Saturday, once again exploring a diverse range of disciplines and aspects of textiles and making… FARNHAM Maltings' is getting ready for another Festival of Textiles' taking place this Saturday from 9am to 6pm.
"22.09.2016 18:30:33" farnhamherald.com Fifty-minute shift puts Farnham equal top MILLBROOK 13, FARNHAM 43 TWO bonus-point wins from two matches puts Farnham equal top of London 3 South-West with old rivals Eastleigh. TWO bonus-point wins from two matches puts #Farnham equal top of London 3 South-West with old rivals Eastleigh.
"22.09.2016 17:30:31" farnhamherald.com All set for the world's biggest coffee morning COMMUNITY groups and businesses across the area will invite passers-by in for a cuppa and a piece of cake next week as part of The World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support is taking place once again on September 30.
"22.09.2016 16:30:07" farnhamherald.com Upgraded Fleet 10k to take 1,200 runners FLEET & Crookham Athletic Club are inviting local runners to take part in the Fleet 10k race on Sunday, October 23, starting at 10am. ENTRY for the Fleet 10k race has been raised from 1,000 to 1,200 as a result of last year's high demand for places.
"22.09.2016 12:30:22" farnhamherald.com Translator Melanie in line for language award SURREY Translation Bureau, a language service company based in Farnham, is celebrating after one of its freelance translators was shortlisted for an award in the Association of Translation Companies'… A #FARNHAM translator has been shortlisted for an award in this year's The Language Industry Summit Awards.
"22.09.2016 11:30:11" farnhamherald.com Farnham Runners take to the road for another season FOUR of the 12 entrants from Farnham Runners recorded personal best times in the Overton five-mile race. FOUR of the 12 entrants from Farnham Runners recorded personal best times in the Overton five-mile race.
"22.09.2016 07:30:32" farnhamherald.com Rail franchise on track for award SOUTH West Trains has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year's 2016 European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards for the launch of its innovative new 24/7 video contact centre. SOUTH West Trains has been shortlisted for a top customer service award.
"22.09.2016 06:30:17" farnhamherald.com Squire's set for Change of Scene SQUIRE'S Garden Centre in Badshot Lea has chosen Change of Scene as its dedicated charity of the year for 2016-17. CHANGE of Scene in #Farnham will benefit greatly after being chosen as Squire's Garden Centre's charity of the year.
"21.09.2016 18:30:39" farnhamherald.com Golden day for Seymours estate agents THE Farnham branch of Seymours estate agents – the largest independent estate agents in Surrey – has been awarded gold at the regional finals of the British Property Awards, beating stiff competition… SEYMOURS estate agents in #Farnham took home gold at this year's regional finals of the British Property Awards.
"21.09.2016 17:30:54" farnhamherald.com Visitors' Forum seeks input BUSINESSES that serve Farnham's many visitors are being asked to take part in a survey to help guide future promotion of the town as a destination for day and longer visits by people who have never… THE Farnham Visitors' Forum are calling on businesses to take part in a new survey to help improve Farnham's future.
"21.09.2016 16:30:17" farnhamherald.com Warning to homeowners after Audi stolen HOMEOWNERS are being advised to keep their car keys out of sight after the theft of an Audi A3 car in Wrecclesham this week. AN Audi A3 car, worth around £8,000, was stolen from outside a house near to the A325 Wrecclesham Road last week.
"21.09.2016 11:30:32" farnhamherald.com Hospital raises parking fees MONTHS after being named as one of the top three NHS Foundation Trusts in England for its car parking charges, the Royal Surrey County Hospital (RSCH) announced it is adding 50p to each of its… ROYAL Surrey County Hospital (RSCH) announced it's upping its car parking charges by 50p from October 1.
"21.09.2016 06:30:24" farnhamherald.com Gardeners put on quite a show AFTER a summer of hot, dry weather, Elstead Garden Club members managed a fine show of flowers, fruit and vegetables. COMPETITION was fierce as this year's Elstead Garden Club show.
"20.09.2016 18:30:35" farnhamherald.com University, gallery foster understanding THE University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has reaffirmed its agreement with the New Ashgate Gallery in Farnham, which will enable UCA students to continue to show and sell their work at the Surrey… STUDENTS from UCA #Farnham will once again be able to sell their work at the New Ashgate Gallery within the town.
"20.09.2016 17:30:08" farnhamherald.com Town 'character' Eric Moore dies, aged 84 A TRUE character of the Farnham community, Eric Anthony Moore, has died aged 84. EVERYONE is welcome to attend the funeral of Eric Moore, a true character of the #Farnham community, this Thursday.
"20.09.2016 16:30:21" farnhamherald.com Radical journalists come face to face TWO great anti-establishment radical journalists will come face to face at the Maltings in October for the William Cobbett Society annual memorial lecture. ADDITIONAL seats have been added to the sold out William Cobbett Society annual memorial lecture next month.
"20.09.2016 12:30:27" farnhamherald.com Woman, 22, dies in A3 crash POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash on the A3 last night. A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and driving under the influence of drugs.
"20.09.2016 11:30:40" farnhamherald.com Poster boy Alan is feline fine FARNHAM has itself a new pin up boy – and he's feline fine! But with no underwear or aftershave adverts in sight, this national pin up is a little different to the stereotypes – as he is a cat,… A CAT who was found stray, in a poor state and riddled with fleas and worms, has had his life turned upside down.
"20.09.2016 09:04:29" farnhamherald.com Choir's sweet smell of success in Cologne NEARLY 50 musicians from St Thomas-on-The Bourne have returned from a successful summer tour to Cologne – the choir's first visit to Germany. "THE choir rose to the challenge and the quality of singing was outstanding,” highlights the director of music.
"20.09.2016 06:30:15" farnhamherald.com Town 'character' Eric Moore dies, aged 84 A TRUE character of the Farnham community, Eric Anthony Moore, has died aged 84. A TRUE character of the Farnham community, Eric Anthony Moore, has died aged 84.
"19.09.2016 18:30:10" farnhamherald.com University earns Red Dot honour THE University for the Creative Arts (UCA), which has a campus in Farnham, has been named as one of the top 10 most successful universities in the Americas and European region in the prestigious Red… UCA #Farnham has gained 10th place in the Red Dot Americas and Europe University rankings for 2016.
"19.09.2016 17:30:05" farnhamherald.com Woodlarks volunteer's close shave A LONG-time volunteer at the Woodlarks campsite for disabled people in Farnham has raised £3,000 and counting for the Frimley Park Hospital cancer unit. THE Woodlarks campsite for disabled people have benefited from £3,000 after the kindness of a long-term volunteer.
"19.09.2016 16:30:11" farnhamherald.com Golfers swell hospice coffers FARNHAM Park Golf Club presented a cheque to Phyllis Tuckwell hospice this month after a summer of birthday celebrations contributed toward the final figure. THE Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice has received a generous donation of £1,824 from #Farnham Park Golf Club.
"19.09.2016 12:30:40" farnhamherald.com Eddystone celebrates 50th birthday RESIDENTS of the historic Quinnettes sheltered housing in Churt have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Eddystone Housing Association. QUINNETTES sheltered housing in Churt celebrated their 50th anniversary with tea and cakes.
"19.09.2016 11:30:09" farnhamherald.com Hospice appeal nets nurse PHYLLIS Tuckwell's 'Night Nurse' appeal has raised almost £34,000 – enough for the charity to recruit a new nurse to enable it to care for more patients in their own homes through the night. Phyllis Tuckwell would like to thank everyone who donated to their Night Nurse appeal which has raised nearly £34,000.
"18.09.2016 12:30:20" farnhamherald.com Hospice appeal nets nurse PHYLLIS Tuckwell's 'Night Nurse' appeal has raised almost £34,000 – enough for the charity to recruit a new nurse to enable it to care for more patients in their own homes through the night. A Phyllis Tuckwell appeal has paid for a new 'night nurse' to care for more patients in their own homes through the night.
"18.09.2016 11:30:07" farnhamherald.com Tenants facing watery windfall WAVERLEY is one of up to 70 local authorities and housing associations that could have to repay millions of pounds to tenants in water charges following a landmark legal case. @WaverleyBC tenants could be set for a hefty pay-out following a landmark High Court ruling.
"18.09.2016 08:30:13" farnhamherald.com Nazanin sentenced to five years in Iranian jail NAZANIN Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the wife of former Farnham man Richard Ratcliffe, has been sentenced to five years in jail in Iran. CALLS are growing for the Foreign Office to step up efforts to free a woman with ties to #Farnham from jail in Iran.
"18.09.2016 07:30:05" farnhamherald.com Morris leads the golden girls in Rio ATHLETE Rachel Morris capped a golden week for the area's Paralympians on Sunday as she stormed to victory in the arms-shoulders single sculls to secure an incredible second gold medal in as many… IN case you missed it, read our blow by blow account of #Farnham golden girl Rachel Morris's Paralympics triumph.
"18.09.2016 06:30:09" farnhamherald.com Clive's 'new toy' scooter prize A FARNHAM man has won a life-changing mobility scooter in a Herald competition. CLIVE Coleman was "over the moon" after winning a life-changing £3,000 mobility scooter in a Herald competition.
"17.09.2016 22:40:57" ALDERSHOT Town have now gone six games unbeaten after sharing the spoils 1-1 at Southport on Saturday. Full report in next week's Herald...
"17.09.2016 17:30:13" bordonherald.com Tackling fly-tipping top of agenda TACKLING fly-tipping will be top of the agenda at a meeting this week of public sector and rural organisations in Hampshire. FLY-tipping will be top of the agenda at a meeting this week of public sector and rural organisations in Hampshire.
"17.09.2016 16:30:11" altonherald.com Alton to leave East Hampshire in boundary shake up PROPOSALS to change parliamentary boundaries across the country have been announced this week, with Alton set to be taken into a different constituency. ALTON is set to leave East Hampshire if proposed changes to parliamentary boundaries across the UK get the go-ahead.
"17.09.2016 12:30:21" farnhamherald.com Farnham Runners take to the road for another season FOUR of the 12 entrants from Farnham Runners recorded personal best times in the Overton five-mile race. THE first Hampshire Road Race League meeting of the season brought PBs out of four of Farnham Runners' 12 entrants.
"17.09.2016 11:30:21" farnhamherald.com Baggies put woeful Farnham out of FA Vase BADSHOT LEA 3, FARNHAM TN 1 FARNHAM Town and Badshot League are both struggling to kick-start their Combined Counties League seasons, but the Baggies won the local bragging rights when the sides… @BadshotLeaFC won the bragging rights over FTFC when the sides met in the FA Vase last Friday.
"17.09.2016 08:30:14" farnhamherald.com Suez cash underpins church refurb ST Paul's Church in Tongham has completed a near £10,000 refurbishment of the church and attached community hall thanks to recycling giants Suez. A CHURCH in Tongham has received a hefty face-lift thanks to a near-£10,000 grant from recycling giants SUEZ UK.
"17.09.2016 07:30:19" farnhamherald.com Goodwood Revival alive and well LOGIC dictates that it simply can't get much better. REVVED up, glammed up and full up since 1998, the Goodwood Revival returned to the South Downs last weekend.
"17.09.2016 06:30:08" farnhamherald.com Gardeners put on quite a show AFTER a summer of hot, dry weather, Elstead Garden Club members managed a fine show of flowers, fruit and vegetables. GALLERY: Elstead Village Hall was ablaze with colourful flowers, fruit and vegetables last week.
"16.09.2016 18:30:26" farnhamherald.com Hunt pledges more cash for mental health SOUTH West Surrey MP Jeremy Hunt has paid tribute to railway workers after new figures showed more than 1,000 lives were saved last year by people intervening in potential suicide attempts on… RAIL workers, police officers and members of the public prevented 112 potential suicides in the region last year.
"16.09.2016 17:30:12" farnhamherald.com Girls thriving in Waverley WAVERLEY borough has topped a report published by Plan International UK as the best place for girls to live in the UK. WAVERLEY borough is 'the best place for girls to live in the UK' according to a new report.
"16.09.2016 16:30:10" farnhamherald.com Shots dig deep to salvage a draw BOREHAM WD 1, ALDERSHOT TN 1 NEVER underestimate the value of a point. ALDERSHOT Town overcame a robust Boreham Wood side to stretch their unbeaten run to five matches on Tuesday. Next up is Saturday's trip to second bottom club Southport.
"16.09.2016 12:30:09" farnhamherald.com Basingstoke wilt during Farnham's golden spell FARNHAM 36, BASINGSTOKE 20 POWERHOUSE Pete Daly was back in the side as Farnham opened their London 3 SW campaign with an eye-catching win against Basingstoke at Monkton Lane. LEAGUE opener sees Farnham Rugby secure an an eye-catching win against Basingstoke at Monkton Lane.
"16.09.2016 11:30:27" farnhamherald.com Frensham's conveyor belt of youth success FRENSHAM Sailing Club members have had a busy month of competition away from their own water. FRENSHAM Pond Sailing Club is living up to its 'nursery of champions' reputation after a busy month of competition.
"16.09.2016 08:30:19" farnhamherald.com Senior player Pickup wins the battle of Farnham's past captains FARNHAM Golf Club held the 26th Ken Parker Tantalus Trophy competition last Friday. A RECORD entry of ex-captains of #Farnham Golf Club, ranging from 1980 to 2015, teed off last Friday.
"16.09.2016 07:38:16" Timeline Photos INCREDIBLE photo of last night's storm above #Alton high street by Lee Ellis! Please send in your pics and stories...
"16.09.2016 07:30:06" farnhamherald.com Carlin driver earns entry for Indy 500 ED Jones and Farnham-based team Carlin have clinched the 2016 Indy Lights Driver's and Team titles in a dramatic finale to the series. FARNHAM-based Carlin has clinched the 2016 Indy Lights driver and team titles, and entry to the #Indy500!
"16.09.2016 07:24:48" metoffice.gov.uk London & South East England - Severe weather warnings - Met Office mobile weather London & South East England - Severe weather warnings - Met Office mobile weather for rain, snow, wind, fog and ice "BE prepared for very severe weather conditions bringing flash flooding and disruption to transport."
"16.09.2016 06:30:20" farnhamherald.com Shots fired at the castle... SHOTS were fired at Farnham Castle last Thursday as the mayors of Farnham and Waverley came together for tea as part of the national Heritage Open Days event. LOTS of sun and several downpours were the backdrop to this year's successful #Farnham Heritage Open Days.
"16.09.2016 00:38:16" WATCH this huge lightning strike and clap of thunder over #Alton!
"16.09.2016 00:33:18" Photos from Farnham Herald's post More photos of the lightning storm above #Farnham and #Alton. Keep safe!
"16.09.2016 00:14:42" Timeline Photos LIGHTNING over #Alton. Track the storm at buff.ly/2cSblOm and send us your pics!
"15.09.2016 23:54:44" Timeline Photos HUGE lightning strikes across the #Farnham and #Alton areas (pic buff.ly/2cS9lFS). Send us your pics.
"15.09.2016 19:00:17" DON'T miss local Paralympians Georgie Hermitage and Olivia Breen going for gold in the T35-38 4x100m relay at 11.31pm tonight on Channel 4!
"15.09.2016 18:30:32" farnhamherald.com Red faces in wake of planning breaches WAVERLEY Borough Council has been forced into an embarrassing admission that it did indeed breach its own planning controls by building new changing rooms at the Memorial Ground on West Street in… WAVERLEY Borough Council breached its own planning controls by building the new Farnham Town FC changing rooms without planning permission, it has emerged.
"15.09.2016 17:30:12" farnhamherald.com 'Basic' DIY waste fine for recycling SURREY County Council will continue to accept basic DIY waste at recycling centres as it introduces a scheme that will cut costs for taxpayers. SURREY County Council has hit back at critics of its controversial recycling centre charges.
"15.09.2016 16:30:10" farnhamherald.com Met Office thunderstorms warning extended A WEATHER warning by the Met Office has been extended with the threat of thunderstorms now expected to last until Friday evening. THE threat of thunderstorms and lightning in Surrey and Hampshire is now expected to last until Friday evening.
"15.09.2016 14:58:57" farnhamherald.com Young tennis players battle it out YOUNG players from across the area battled it out in the Farnham town junior tournament at Brightwell Tennis Club last week. YOUNG Andy Murrays from across the #Farnham area battled it out at Brightwell Tennis Club last week.
"15.09.2016 14:48:05" Timeline Photos GRAB a copy of your local newspaper, hot off the press today. Just 50p in shops & online at buff.ly/2cL7dDW!
"15.09.2016 14:43:22" SHOTS were fired at Farnham Castle last Thursday as the mayors of Farnham and Waverley came together for tea as part of the national Heritage Open Days event. Heritage Open Days SHOTS were fired at Farnham Castle last Thursday as the mayors of Farnham and Waverley came together for tea as part of the national Heritage Open Days event.
"15.09.2016 12:30:19" Timeline Photos HOUSE hunters can beat the crowd by grabbing a free Herald Homes supplement inside this week's Herald, on sale now!
"15.09.2016 11:30:17" farnhamherald.com Wisley sets up Pokémon tour RHS Wisley has cashed in on the Pokémon GO phenomenon by launching a new online tour showing off the virtual monsters living in its gardens. @RHSWisley has cashed in on the Pokémon GO craze by launching a new tour of the virtual monsters in its gardens.
"15.09.2016 11:20:48" farnhamherald.com Fire after Stoke Hills explosion FIREFIGHTERS rushed to the Stoke Hills estate near Farnham Park this morning after an "explosion" in a garden shed. UPDATED: An "explosion" in a garden shed near Farnham Park caused a fire that spread to a family home this morning.
"15.09.2016 09:40:37" EMERGENCY services are currently attending a shed fire in Stoke Hills, #Farnham. The fire has been extinguished and no injures are reported.
"15.09.2016 08:30:13" farnhamherald.com Four green spaces seek public votes FOUR of Waverley's Green Flag award-winning parks are in with a chance of being crowned a national People's Choice winner. GIVE Farnham Park and Frensham Great Pond the recognition they deserve by voting in the Green Flag awards.
"15.09.2016 07:30:27" farnhamherald.com Thundery showers possible, say Met Office THUNDER and lightning could be on the way in Surrey and Hampshire, bringing potential power cuts and travel chaos. THUNDER and 'frequent lightning' could be on the way in Surrey and Hampshire this afternoon, Met Office has warned.
"15.09.2016 06:30:30" farnhamherald.com Hospice seeks superheroes PHYLLIS Tuckwell is on the lookout for 'superheroes' to join its team of volunteers who help raise millions of pounds every year through retail sales. @PTHospice is appealing for new 'super sorters', 'fashion finders' and 'antique hunters' to join its retail team.
"14.09.2016 18:30:45" farnhamherald.com St Nicholas pupils take the waters in Bath YEAR nine pupils from St Nicholas' School in Church Crookham visited the magnificent Roman Baths in Somerset as part of their Latin and classical civilisation studies. YEAR nine girls from St Nics' School have visited the magnificent Roman Baths in Somerset.
"14.09.2016 17:30:22" farnhamherald.com Darts stars on oche for hospital SOME of biggest stars in world darts are stepping up to the oche to help Frimley Park Hospital. WORLD darts champs Martin 'Wolfie' Adams and Andy 'The Viking' Fordham are stepping up to the oche for FrimleyPark Hospital.
"14.09.2016 16:30:44" farnhamherald.com Best feet forward for Caterpillars nursery A?REVAMPED?nursery in Farnham has hit the ground running after a “successful” open day. A NEW children's nursery has risen from the ashes of Piggy Banks Day Care in Farnham.
"14.09.2016 12:30:41" farnhamherald.com Developers revise Tilford Garage plan NINE new homes are on the cards at Tilford Garage after a revised application was put forward for approval. NINE new homes are on the cards for a key site in Tilford.
"14.09.2016 11:30:15" farnhamherald.com Dimitri masters the art of scuba diving A TEENAGER?from Farnham has achieved the highest level qualification for recreational diving. A FARNHAM teenager has achieved a qualification less than two per cent of scuba divers achieve in their lifetime.
"14.09.2016 08:30:30" farnhamherald.com Medics ponder body-worn cameras SOUTH East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) crews could soon wear body cameras in a bid to reduce the number of assaults on paramedics. THE number of attacks on SECAmb staff has increased by 88 per cent over the past four years.
"14.09.2016 07:30:27" farnhamherald.com Annual meeting for health group PATIENTS and the public are invited to join representatives from NHS North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group at its annual meeting next week. HAVE your say on GP clinics and other community healthcare services at the #Farnham commissioning group's AGM.
"14.09.2016 06:30:12" farnhamherald.com TAG proposals cause a fresh stir PROPOSALS by TAG Farnborough Airport to introduce a new area of “controlled” airspace have come in for further criticism over its potential impact on the countryside, homeowners and businesses. A ROW has erupted again over Farnborough Airport's proposed new flight paths over the countryside south of #Farnham.
"13.09.2016 18:30:43" farnhamherald.com Sign of the times? THE irony of a sign urging motorists to 'protect this rural area' and 'observe speed limits' lying smashed to pieces and covered in rubbish at the side of a leafy Farnham road has not escaped one… 'PROTECT this rural area', says sign littering said rural area...
"13.09.2016 17:30:24" farnhamherald.com Budding writer Polly in national final A BUDDING writer from Waverley Abbey Junior School has earned a place in the final of Stabilo's Young Journalist of the Year competition. A YOUNG scribe from #Farnham is set to battle it out for the title of Young Journalist of the Year.
"13.09.2016 16:30:20" farnhamherald.com Golden 400m star Hermitage breaks world record BINSTED'S Georgie Hermitage has won a second gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, after storming to victory in the T37 400m final on Tuesday afternoon – and beating her own world record to… THE #Farnham area now boasts not one but TWO double Paralympic champions after Georgie Hermitage's win this afternoon!
"13.09.2016 13:20:55" Timeline Photos WOW! What a race by Binsted's new DOUBLE Paralympic champion Georgie Hermitage in the T37 400m. Another WR too!
"13.09.2016 13:15:15" Timeline Photos BINSTED'S Georgie Hermitage is about to set off in the T37 400m final live online at http://buff.ly/2cCCcls.
"13.09.2016 12:30:23" farnhamherald.com Heading in the right direction SURREY county councillor David Harmer has unveiled a new directional fingerpost on Shortfield Common in Frensham at a well-attended ceremony. A NEW fingerpost, designed by the parish and forged at The Rural Life Centre, has been unveiled in Frensham.
"13.09.2016 11:30:24" youtube.com Athletics | Georgina Hermitage Comfortably Wins T37 400m Heat | Rio Paralympics 2016 It's an easy race for Georgie Hermitage in the searing morning heat in Rio, as she progresses in the T37 400m. Keep up with the 2016 Paralympics here: http:/... GOOD luck to Binsted's Georgie Hermitage who will aim to add to her 100m gold medal in the T37 400m final at 2.24pm UK time this afternoon after setting a new Paralympic record in her heat yesterday (video below).
Two former students of Treloars school
"13.09.2016 07:30:16" farnhamherald.com Keith Wheatley's cricketers vanquished as experience wins the day WHEN ex-Hampshire cricketer Keith Wheatley brought his team of past and present county cricketers to The Sands, he was expecting a close game – as is usually the case in the annual match between… #FARNHAM Golf Club win bragging rights in annual match against the Southern Professional Cricketers Golf Society.
"13.09.2016 06:30:24" farnhamherald.com Ross Thompson sails to silver AS the Olympic 470 double-handed dinghy class was bringing gold to Great Britain in Rio, youth sailors were experiencing the extremes of conditions at the Welsh National Sailing Academy for the 420… FARNHAM youngsters Ross and Johnny Thompson have sailed to success at the 420 Nationals in Wales.
"12.09.2016 20:10:25" Timeline Photos ABSOLUTE pleasure talking to the incredible Rachel Morris in Rio this evening - interview to follow in this week's Herald... #Rio2016
"12.09.2016 18:30:08" farnhamherald.com 'Two-up' team fastest in final Farnham open FARNHAM Road Club's last open event of the season was a 25-mile time trial for tandems and teams of two or four riders. @FarnhamRoadClub's last open event of the season was a 25-mile time trial for tandems and teams of two or four.
"12.09.2016 17:37:38" farnhamherald.com Man suffers broken nose in park attack A MAN in his 30s was left with a broken nose after he was set upon by a gang of teens in Farnham Park. POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked by a gang of teens in Farnham Park.
"12.09.2016 17:30:33" farnhamherald.com Rocking on in the meadow THIS year's Music in the Meadow, a season of free live shows in Farnham's Gostrey Meadow, has entertained music fans and families alike. AROUND 600 people have enjoyed alfresco live performances at Gostrey Meadow this summer.
"12.09.2016 16:30:43" farnhamherald.com 3,000 school places created MORE than 3,000 extra school places have been created in Surrey this year to keep pace with rising pupil numbers, including 340 in the Farnham area. MORE than 300 new school places have been created at Weydon secondary and Waverley Abbey junior schools this September.
"12.09.2016 12:30:05" The Big Meat celebrated all things bbq from low and slow cooking of Carolina through to the humble British banger. http://buff.ly/2cihlPT
"12.09.2016 11:30:17" farnhamherald.com Golden day for sculler Morris FARNHAM'S Rachel Morris capped a golden weekend for the area's Paralympians on Sunday as she stormed to victory in the arms-shoulders single sculls. WHAT a weekend for #Farnham's Paralympians - capped by gold medals for dream duo Georgie Hermitage and newly-crowned DOUBLE Paralympic champion Rachel Morris!
"11.09.2016 17:30:08" farnhamherald.com Big spike in reports of cyber crime REPORTS of cyber crime rose by 185 per cent in Surrey between 2014 and 2015 according to a new study of the nature and scale of online criminality in the county. A STAGGERING 90 per cent of children in Surrey have joined social media sites before reaching the minimum age of 13.
"11.09.2016 16:30:53" farnhamherald.com Health Secretary welcomes strike decision HEALTH Secretary Jeremy Hunt welcomed the British Medical Association's (BMA) decision to call off the five-day strike by junior doctors, due to start on Monday. HEALTH Secretary and town MP Jeremy Hunt is standing by his decision to impose a new junior doctors contract.
"11.09.2016 12:30:24" farnhamherald.com 15th birthday fun at hospice SHOOTING Star Chase's Guildford-based hospice, Christopher's, kick-started its 15th birthday celebrations at the charity's annual summer fun day on Sunday. FARNHAM'S local hospice for life-limited children Shooting Star Chase is celebrating its 15th birthday.
"11.09.2016 11:30:18" farnhamherald.com Hospital parking charges to rise MONTHS after being named as one of the top three NHS Foundation Trusts in England for its car parking charges, the Royal Surrey County Hospital (RSCH) announced it is adding 50p to each of its… PARKING charges are set to increase again at the Royal Surrey again this October.
"11.09.2016 08:30:09" farnhamherald.com Trees cut back in park SOUTHERN Electric Power Distribution embarked on a project to cut back trees threatening an overhead power line in Farnham Park this week. SSE has embarked on a two-week scheme to cut back overgrowth in Farnham Park and minimise the risk of power cuts.
"11.09.2016 07:30:13" farnhamherald.com Frimley tackles taboo subject INCONTINENCE issues can have a big impact, both physically and emotionally, but many patients remain reluctant to discuss them. SPECIALISTS at FrimleyPark Hospital will tackle incontinence issues in a special drop-in awareness day next week.
"11.09.2016 06:30:14" farnhamherald.com Make a will and help hospice MAKING a will probably isn't at the top of anyone's to-do list, but it's one of the most important things that someone can do. @PTHospice's Make a Will Fortnight returns from September 12-25.
"10.09.2016 21:05:59" Timeline Photos ALDERSHOT Town have extended their unbeaten home run to five games with a 0-0 stalemate against Chester. Full report in next week's Herald...
"10.09.2016 20:32:18" farnhamherald.com Open invite to Ability Sunday BETHEL Baptist Church in Upper Hale will hold an 'Ability Sunday' service this weekend for people with special educational needs. A CHURCH in Upper Hale will host an 'Ability Sunday' service for people with learning disabilities tomorrow.
"10.09.2016 16:30:14" farnhamherald.com Burglar targets widower, 93 DETECTIVES are investigating a spate of burglaries across Surrey and Hampshire, including the theft of two antique clocks from the home of a 93-year-old widower in Tilford. THE thieves waited until the 93-year-old widower had left for church before breaking into his home in Tilford.
"10.09.2016 12:30:18" farnhamherald.com Plea for blood stem cell donors BLOOD cancer charity DKMS is urging people from Surrey to register as potential blood stem cell donors this month to help save lives. A CANCER charity has launched an urgent appeal for new blood stem donors.
"10.09.2016 11:30:23" farnhamherald.com Brightwells court bill could top £2m WAVERLEY Borough Council has been warned it could face a £2m bill should it lose a battle in the High Court over the Brightwells regeneration scheme this autumn. TAXPAYERS could be hit with a £2 million bill if Waverley Council loses a legal battle over the Brightwells scheme.
"10.09.2016 08:30:09" farnhamherald.com Mr Motivator heads to town A LYCRA-clad fitness fanatic from the 1990s will be making a flying visit to Farnham next week. MR Motivator's heading to Farnham!!!
"10.09.2016 07:31:39" farnhamherald.com Thorpe's men snatch place in Premiership FARNHAM were celebrating a promotion double on Saturday night as their 2nd XI made up two places on the last day of the season to steal runners-up spot behind Valley End. #FARNHAM Cricket Club 2nd XI clinch promotion back to the prestigious Premier Division on dramatic final day.
"10.09.2016 06:30:10" farnhamherald.com Dame Penelope unveils Cobbett statue ACTRESS Dame Penelope Keith, famous for her role as posh Margo Leadbetter in The Good Life, unveiled a statue of the great 18th Century political activist and social reformer William Cobbett at the… "I'm delighted to see the statue finally take pride of place in such a wonderful location at the heart of the town.”
"09.09.2016 20:45:47" Timeline Photos WOW! What a performance by Binsted's Georgie Hermitage - a gold medal AND a new world record in the women's T37 100m :)
"09.09.2016 18:58:16" farnhamherald.com Paralympians take Rio by storm PARALYMPIANS from across the Herald area have been at the heart of the action in the opening two days of the 2016 Rio Games, setting new world records and winning heats as they launch their campaigns… FARNHAM'S Rachel Morris got her Rio 2016 campaign underway in style this afternoon!
"09.09.2016 18:30:05" farnhamherald.com Tea time at the Maltings FARNHAM Maltings is inviting friends and neighbours to come together for afternoon tea on Saturday. ALL are invited to join Farnham Maltings for a free cuppa at the first ever #Farnham Afternoon Tea tomorrow.
"09.09.2016 17:30:10" farnhamherald.com Paralympians take Rio by storm PARALYMPIANS from across the Herald area have been at the heart of the action in the opening two days of the 2016 Rio Games, setting new world records and winning heats as they launch their campaigns… DISCOVER when our local Paralympians will be competing at Rio 2016 - including one strong medal prospect tonight!
"09.09.2016 16:30:14" farnhamherald.com Hicks steers Farnham back to Division One FARNHAM clinched an immediate return to Division One of the Surrey Championship in the final round of matches on Saturday. FARNHAM Cricket Club have clinched an immediate return to division one of the Surrey Championship.
"09.09.2016 12:30:44" farnhamherald.com Ton up for brave marathon man BONE cancer survivor John Applebee from Badshot Lea will run his 100th marathon this Sunday since a bone marrow transplant from his 16-year-old sister saved his life. CANCER survivor John Applebee will run his 100th marathon this Sunday since a bone marrow transplant saved his life.
"09.09.2016 11:30:18" farnhamherald.com Horticulturalist's life talk ENGLISH horticulturist, author and plant hunter Tom Hart Dyke will give a presentation of his life at St Joan's Centre on Tilford Road this week. GREEN fingered Monty Don-abees shouldn't miss a talk by renowned horticulturalist Tom Hart Dyke in #Farnham tonight!
"09.09.2016 09:09:12" farnhamherald.com Promotion joy for some as heavy rain sweeps in HEAVY rain, accurately forecast, swept across the south at around tea-time on Saturday, forcing many games to be abandoned early in the second innings. VILLAGE cricket round-up: Farnham 1st and 2nd XIs seal unexpected promotion double on the final day of the campaign.
"09.09.2016 07:30:09" farnhamherald.com Food, glorious food, on the menu FOODIES can expect a culinary extravaganza in the coming weeks as Farnham's 2016 Feast of Food kicks off on Saturday. FARNHAM'S Feast of Food will return this weekend, promising a fortnight of foodie fun, festivals, deals and more!
"09.09.2016 06:30:22" farnhamherald.com Hair salon sets itself a challenge RUBY Mane hairdressers in Lion and Lamb Yard, Farnham, has raised £681 for Disability Challengers. A #FARNHAM hair salon has raised almost £700 for a charity providing play and leisure for disabled youngsters.
"08.09.2016 18:30:24" tinyurl.com Memorial Hall £3m refurb under way CONSTRUCTION of the Farnham Memorial Hall's £3. CONSTRUCTION of #Farnham's new £3.27m health and wellbeing centre got under way this week.
"08.09.2016 17:30:20" farnhamherald.com Sainsbury's plan draws more criticism A NEW application by supermarket giant Sainsbury's to sell a wider variety of goods at its Water Lane store has attracted objections by Farnham Town Council and The Farnham Society. A BID by Sainsbury's to sell a wider variety of goods at its Water Ln store has been criticised by #Farnham council.
"08.09.2016 16:30:19" Timeline Photos WHAT can you still buy for 50p these days? The Herald, that's what! Grab a copy of your favourite local newspaper, hot off the press today.
"08.09.2016 12:30:18" farnhamherald.com Nostalgia event in the meadow WITH a blustery and soggy start to the VE/VJ Day Celebrations at Gostrey Meadows on Saturday, August 20, all was well in the end as the rain stayed away for the remainder of the event, which was… THE Royal British Legion wound back the clock at Gostrey Meadow for its second VE/VJ Day celebration event.
"08.09.2016 11:30:11" Timeline Photos ONE of #Farnham's foremost Georgian townhouses stars in this week's Herald Homes, free inside this week's Herald.
"08.09.2016 10:23:49" farnhamherald.com Pensioner's car flips onto its roof A PENSIONER was fortunate to escape serious injuries this morning after his car collided with a small tanker at the crossroads at the top of Firgrove Hill and rolled over onto its roof. UPDATED: Pensioner escapes serious injury after his car flips over in crash at the A287/Ridgway Rd crossroads.
"08.09.2016 09:30:22" Timeline Photos RIDGWAY Road is currently closed westbound at the junction with the A287 Frensham Road following a serious crash.
A man in his 70s was fortunate to escape serious injuries after his Honda Jazz collided with a small tanker at the junction and rolled over
"08.09.2016 08:30:26" farnhamherald.com New Transform patron A CHARITY supporting homeless people across the Farnham area, Transform Housing & Support, has announced the president and vice-chancellor of the University of Surrey, Professor Max Lu, as its new… A CHARITY supporting homeless people across the Farnham area Transform Housing has a new patron.
"08.09.2016 07:30:26" farnhamherald.com Visitors enjoy Rustic Sunday THE community experienced the rural way of life at this year's Rustic Sunday event held at the Rural Life Centre in Tilford. GALLERY: Visitors sampled a bygone way of life at this year's Rustic Sunday held at the Rural Life Centre, Tilford.
"08.09.2016 06:30:30" farnhamherald.com Water firm apologises over flooding woes SOUTH East Water has apologised to motorists after a succession of burst water mains on the A31 Alton Road has led to repeated tailbacks in recent weeks. @sewateruk has apologised to motorists after a succession of burst water mains on the A31 Alton Road.
"07.09.2016 18:30:15" farnhamherald.com Bid for 254 homes deferred by planners COUNCILLORS have deferred a decision on plans to build 254 new homes opposite the Hogs Back Brewery in The Street, Tongham, to seek further information. COUNCILLORS have deferred a decision on plans to build 254 homes in place of Hogs Back Brewery's new hop garden.
"07.09.2016 17:30:15" farnhamherald.com Howzat for a charity fundraiser? BRIDGES estate agents has once again shown its commitment to Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care by arranging a T20 cricket match against the charity, with all proceeds going to support the vital care… @PTHospice hit Bridges Estate Agent for six in a charity T20 cricket match at #Farnham Park, raising more than £1,000.
"07.09.2016 16:30:51" farnhamherald.com Death crash rider over the limit inquest hears A MOTORCYCLIST who died in a crash opposite The Jolly Farmer pub near Binsted on the evening of Sunday, May 22, was riding while over the drink-drive limit, an inquest has heard. A BIKER who died in a crash opposite The Jolly Farmer near Binsted in May was 'over the drink-drive limit'.
"06.09.2016 12:30:10" farnhamherald.com On your marks for the Alice Holt races ENTRIES have been flooding in for the 2016 popular Alice Holt races, organised by Farnham Runners. SIGN up for the 2016 Alice Holt Races now, with four routes to choose from ranging in distance from 1km to 10km.
"06.09.2016 11:30:21" farnhamherald.com Controversial homes inquiry adjourned A MAJOR planning inquiry to decide if up to 157 houses can be built at Compton Fields either side of Waverley Lane has been adjourned until the autumn following an “unprecedented” move by Waverley… THE fate of Compton Fields in Waverley Lane is to be decided this autumn after a shock announcement by Waverley Council.
"06.09.2016 10:42:13" farnhamherald.com Phone driver jailed for nine years for killing cyclist A VAN driver with eight previous convictions for using a phone while driving killed a cyclist on the A31 at Bentley by running into the back of him at 60mph seconds after reading a text message, a… GARD was convicted of using his phone while driving just six weeks before killing a father-of-two as he read a text.
"06.09.2016 07:30:07" farnhamherald.com Little Monets get busy THERE were cries of 'c'est formidable' and 'magnifique' heard from the open windows of the Culver Room at Farnham library recently. NONE other than Monsieur Claude Monet himself popped into Farnham Library recently for a children's art workshop.
"05.09.2016 17:30:24" farnhamherald.com Take the Surrey Hills Challenge A SERIES of running and walking events will take place in the beautiful Surrey Hills, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) on Sunday, September 25, raising funds for the Community Foundation for… PEOPLE of all ages and abilities can participate in four running and walking challenges from 60km to just 5km.
"05.09.2016 16:30:38" farnhamherald.com Crowdfunding for the BatCafe A CROWDFUNDING campaign has been launched to realise a Farnham man's dream to turn an empty shop at the corner of Castle Street and The Borough into 'The BatCafe' comic book and coffee shop. CAN you help realise a Farnham man's dream to turn an empty shop in #Farnham into 'The BatCafe'?
"05.09.2016 12:11:03" THE Good Life actress Dame Penelope Keith has unveiled a statue of the great 18th century political activist and social reformer William Cobbett at the new Churchill Retirement Living complex in Long Bridge this afternoon.
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"05.09.2016 11:30:14" farnhamherald.com Waverley set to tackle 'neighbours from hell' WAVERLEY Borough Council is seeking the public's views on the possible introduction of new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour caused by council housing tenants. @WaverleyBC is seeking new powers to tackle bad behaviour by tenants, including 'absolute grounds of possession'.
"05.09.2016 08:30:10" farnhamherald.com Boost for Cats Protection FARNHAM and Wey Valley Cats Protection was delighted to receive a cheque for £1,000 from The Downing Street Charity Shop in Farnham. “This amazing sum will help us continue to rescue needy cats and kittens throughout the area."
"05.09.2016 07:43:34" GOOD luck to all the new year sevens starting 'Big School' this week! And be kind to them year eight to 11s ;)
"05.09.2016 07:30:23" farnhamherald.com Tilbourne Players seeking two actors THEATRE group Tilbourne Players are looking for two actors for their next production, 'The Corn is Green' by Emlyn Williams, which takes place on November 14. EVER fancied having a bash at am dram? The Tilbourne Players are on the lookout for two actors.
"05.09.2016 06:30:05" farnhamherald.com Weather gods smile kindly on community games THE 2016 Farnham Community Games enjoyed good bank holiday weather for a change and this resulted in record attendances. MORE than 2,000 visitors attended and enjoyed the taster sessions provided by some 30 community sports clubs.
"04.09.2016 17:30:23" farnhamherald.com BCA celebrates first 70 years FOUNDED in 1946 and based in Farnham since 2008, this year leading vehicle marketplace, British Car Auctions (BCA), celebrates its 70th anniversary. LADY Di's Austin, Rod Stewart's Lambo and Jonesy's butchers van are just some of the motors sold by BCA since 1946.
"04.09.2016 16:30:05" farnhamherald.com Best ever maths exam results at Abbey School THE Abbey School in Farnham is very proud following the release of last week's GCSE results and are pleased to announce that the maths results were the best ever with four students attaining a grade... "We are very proud of all these students for realising their potential."
"04.09.2016 12:30:06" buff.ly Big treat in store for all jigsaw lovers CALLING all Jigsaw enthusiasts. FIND your missing piece at St Mary's latest jigsaw festival this October.
"04.09.2016 11:30:13" farnhamherald.com Splendid GCSE results achieved by Weydon students WEYDON School in Farnham is delighted to announce an extraordinary set of GCSE results this year, with 85 per cent of students achieving five A* to C grades including maths and English, and 39 per cent... WOW! Almost 40 per cent of Weydon School students achieved straight A grades at GCSE this year.
"04.09.2016 08:30:11" farnhamherald.com Celebration time at Lord Wandsworth College WITH the late-summer sunshine streaming across the 1,200 acre LWC campus, Lord Wandsworth pupils had much to celebrate, with 94 per cent of GCSE results graded A*-C and close to 80 per cent at A*-B, one... An astonishing 94 per cent of GCSE results were graded A*-C at Lord Wandsworth.
"04.09.2016 07:30:17" farnhamherald.com Make a will fortnight returns MAKING a will probably isn't at the top of anyone's to-do list, but it's one of the most important things that someone can do – it is important for both financial and sentimental reasons, yet... @PTHospice's Make a Will Fortnight returns once more from September 12 to 25.
"04.09.2016 06:30:18" farnhamherald.com All smiles at Farnham Heath End FARNHAM Heath End School is delighted to announce the success of so many of their outgoing year 11 students. "These results are the culmination of five years of hard work by students, their teachers and supportive parents."
"03.09.2016 21:17:10" Aldershot Town Football Club We couldn't wait to show you this, so here it is...
Will Evans scores our third goal this afternoon! What a volley! Check out The Herald's match report at http://www.farnhamherald.com/article.cfm?id=113422&headline=Shots%20knock%20Tranmere%20off%20top%20spot§ionIs=sport&searchyear=2016.
"03.09.2016 21:13:21" farnhamherald.com Shots knock Tranmere off top spot ALDERSHOT TOWN 3, TRANMERE ROVERS 1 THE arrival of a summer monsoon seemed to bring Aldershot luck as they ended Tranmere Rovers' unbeaten record this afternoon. ALDERSHOT Town struck late to beat league leaders Tranmere and boost their own claim for promotion this afternoon.
"03.09.2016 17:30:10" farnhamherald.com Sampson stars with 58 and eight wickets NEIL Sampson gave a barn-storming captain's performance as Grayshott III beat Brook by 102 runs in I'Anson Division Three. I'ANSON div three round-up: Neil Sampson propelled Grayshott III to victory with half century and eight wicket haul.
"03.09.2016 16:30:17" farnhamherald.com Meyer stuns Grafham with 164 GRAFHAM & Smithbrook, already promoted from I'Anson Division Five, must have felt confident of another victory after posting 234-1 declared in 39 overs against bottom team Tongham II, with… SCOTT Meyer's 164-run knock for Tongham II grabs the headlines on a busy day in I'Anson division four.
"03.09.2016 12:30:15" farnhamherald.com Waste recycling charges slated THE introduction of waste recycling charges in Surrey has been slammed by the Green Party, fearing charging will increase fly tipping and traffic congestion. @SurreyCouncil has introduced a £4 fee for disposing 'chargeable waste' at the #Farnham Community Recycling Centre.
"03.09.2016 11:30:14" farnhamherald.com Police probe spate of distraction burglaries SURREY Police is investigating a number of reported distraction burglaries in Waverley, Woking and Hampshire, where the offenders have deliberately targeted elderly and vulnerable people. OLDER people are urged to be on their guard following a spate of distraction thefts in Waverley.
"03.09.2016 08:30:19" farnhamherald.com Girls on top of world IN a year when national GCSE results are said to be at their lowest level since 2008, Frensham Heights students had even more reason to celebrate last Thursday, with 40 per cent of all exams… FOLLOWING last week's GCSE results Frensham Heights had even more reason to celebrate with 40% achieving A* to A.
"03.09.2016 07:30:07" farnhamherald.com Great Pond reopens after algal outbreak THE big pond at Frensham Great Pond and Common has re-opened six weeks after the discovery of unsafe levels of blue-green algae. IT'S finally safe again to take a dip in Frensham Great Pond!
"03.09.2016 06:30:03" farnhamherald.com Great Pond reopens after algal outbreak THE big pond at Frensham Great Pond and Common has re-opened six weeks after the discovery of unsafe levels of blue-green algae. THE big pond at Frensham Great Pond & Common has re-opened after the discovery of unsafe levels of blue-green algae.
"02.09.2016 18:30:06" farnhamherald.com Man jailed over anti-social behaviour A TONGHAM man has been jailed as part of a crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Aldershot town centre. A #TONGHAM man has been jailed as part of a crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Aldershot town centre.
"02.09.2016 17:30:16" farnhamherald.com Pupils make the grade PUPILS at the specialist More House School in Frensham are celebrating GCSE triumph, having overcome the barriers posed by the specific learning and language difficulties. 90% of the GCSE and equivalent BTEC certificates awarded to More House pupils in this summer's results were passes.
"02.09.2016 16:30:22" farnhamherald.com £4.5m bill for embankment landslide 'fix' NETWORK Rail will start work to implement a permanent fix to the railway embankment between Farnham and Alton on Monday following the landslip at Wrecclesham that closed the railway for nearly three… THE landslip at #Wrecclesham that closed the railway for 3 weeks is believed to have been caused by drainage issues.
"02.09.2016 13:52:46" farnhamherald.com More outstanding GCSE results EVERYONE at Farnborough Hill was delighted to discover that the GCSE girls had once again gained “outstanding” results. EVERYONE at Farnborough Hill was delighted to discover that the GCSE girls had once again gained outstanding results
"02.09.2016 11:30:13" farnhamherald.com Hunt backs actress in Friends' role HEALTH Secretary and town MP Jeremy Hunt, working in partnership with the Alzheimer's Society, has appointed Oscar-nominated actress Carey Mulligan as the first ever UK Global Dementia Friends… “WE still have much further to go to promise everyone that they will be able to live well with the condition."
"02.09.2016 07:30:07" farnhamherald.com Farnham fall short after heroic stand FARNHAM'S 23-run home defeat to Worcester Park on Saturday means that their chance of promotion is out of their hands going into the final matches this weekend. #FARNHAM'S 23-run home defeat to Worcester Park means their chances of promotion is out of their hands this weekend.
"02.09.2016 06:30:11" farnhamherald.com New exhibition will reflect diverse history of the town EVER wondered what and how museums collect? From November 15 to January 28 the Museum of Farnham will be exhibiting a wide range of material acquired by the museum during the last three years. FROM November 15 to January 28 the Museum of Farnham will be exhibiting a wide range of material acquired by the museum during the last three years.
"01.09.2016 18:30:07" farnhamherald.com Exam delight at St Nick's ST Nicholas' School in Church Crookham, celebrated another year of remarkable GCSE results. ST Nicholas' School achieved a 100 per cent pass rate in English and maths following this year's GCSE results.
"01.09.2016 17:30:18" farnhamherald.com All Hallows' grades buck national trend ONCE again All Hallows Catholic School in Farnham has proved national trends wrong, after figures showed that 89 per cent of students attained five or more A* to C grades, alongside 82 per cent of… 89% of All Hallows School students attained five or more A* to C grades following the release of last week's GCSEs.
"01.09.2016 16:30:25" farnhamherald.com Nature reserve gets involved in CowParade | Home | Farnham Herald Nature reserve gets involved in CowParade, Farnham Herald BRAND new #Herald hot off the press today, with all the best local news, sport and more for just 50p!
"01.09.2016 12:30:20" farnhamherald.com Pizza aplenty at Bells Piece BELLS Piece, a Leonard Cheshire home, which provides 24-hour support to adults with learning difficulties based in Farnham, has been nominated charity of the year by golf society The Plume of… BELLS Piece Leonard Cheshire service in #Farnham has a new pizza oven thanks to The Plume of Feathers golf society.
"01.09.2016 11:30:07" farnhamherald.com Chelsea defender joins Aldershot on loan ALDERSHOT Town have signed defender Dion Conroy on loan from Chelsea until January 2017. ALDERSHOT Town have bolstered their defence with the signing of Chelsea starlet and FA Youth Cup winner Dion Conroy.
"01.09.2016 08:30:18" farnhamherald.com New county councillor to concentrate on road issues THE new Conservative county councillor for Farnham South, Wyatt Ramsdale, has put traffic, parking and pot holes at the top of his to-do list following his success at the ballot box last Thursday. TRAFFIC, parking and pot holes at the top of Wyatt Ramsdale's to-do list after his election as county councillor.
"01.09.2016 07:30:19" farnhamherald.com Trigger-happy Aldershot delight home fans ALDERSHOT TN 2, NORTH FERRIBY 0 GARY Waddock has called for his players to make the EBB Stadium an intimidating place for opposing teams and North Ferriby, after their decent start to life in… TWO goals in the opening half hour saw Aldershot extend their unbeaten home run last Saturday.
"31.08.2016 18:30:28" farnhamherald.com Heritage Open Days return HERITAGE Open Days in Farnham, taking place this year from September 8 to 11, is one of the highlights of the town's year. THIS year's Heritage Open Days, starting September 8, is jam packed with exhibitions, guided walks and so much.
"31.08.2016 17:30:33" farnhamherald.com Flats on Swain and Jones site PLANNING permission has been granted for a new block of 14 flats to the rear of the historic Swain and Jones' car showroom in East Street. FOURTEEN new flats will replace former car showroom Swain and Jones in East Street, #Farnham.
"31.08.2016 16:30:31" farnhamherald.com Actress to open flower show ACTRESS Dame Penelope Keith will open this year's annual flower show at The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden Wisley, in Surrey, on Tuesday, September 6. THE annual flower show at The Royal Horticultural Society Garden Wisley, is back once again from September 6 to 11.
"31.08.2016 12:30:06" farnhamherald.com Farnham embrace 02 Touch rugby ANYONE thrilled by the rugby sevens in Rio is being invited by Farnham RFC to give the sport a go. ANYONE thrilled by the rugby sevens in Rio is being invited by Farnham RFC to give the sport a go.
"31.08.2016 11:30:07" farnhamherald.com Improvements planned at Lion and Lamb TWO shopfronts in Lion and Lamb Yard have been earmarked for a facelift as part of a programme of improvement works in the much-loved shopping area. LION and Lamb Yard in #Farnham may be getting a revamp if application gets the go ahead.
"31.08.2016 08:30:17" farnhamherald.com Library hours are being cut SURREY County Council is to reduce the opening hours of Farnham library in its latest cost-cutting exercise. FROM September 5, opening hours for #Farnham Library plus others run by the county council will be slightly reduced.
"31.08.2016 07:30:10" farnhamherald.com Boost for air ambulance SURREY, Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance has now been boosted by £60,504, thanks to the annual fundraising Eggstravaganzas mounted since 2007 by members of Farnham, Fleet and Aldershot Lions. SURREY, Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance are overwhelmed by the generosity of this year's fundraising Extravaganza.
"31.08.2016 06:30:11" farnhamherald.com Developer seeks to build in countryside DEVELOPER Bargate Homes has returned with a fresh application for up to 46 new homes in the countryside between The Bourne and Frensham after its first scheme was dismissed on appeal this April. AN UPDATED application has been put forward for 46 new homes on land between The Bourne and Frensham.
"30.08.2016 18:30:24" farnhamherald.com Italian earthquake survivor tells of her ordeal A FARNHAM woman has spoken about the terrifying moment her family were trapped inside their holiday home in the pitch dark as a 6. “IT turned out to be one of the most terrifying experiences of our lives and I don't want to go through that again."
"30.08.2016 17:30:32" farnhamherald.com Football clubs can no longer play at favourite ground MORLEY Road Recreation Ground's days of football training and tournaments will be no more as Waverley Borough Council oust Sandrock FC and Morley Road FC from their ground - leaving players… MORLEY Road Rec's days of football training and matches are numbered after Waverley Borough Council oust Sandrock FC and Morley Road FC against their wishes.
"30.08.2016 16:30:30" farnhamherald.com Pothole repairs to close Tilford Road SURREY County Council is set to close a mile-long stretch of Tilford Road tomorrow for emergency pothole repairs. MOTORISTS should prepare for minor delays tomorrow as a stretch of Tilford Road shuts for emergency pothole repairs.
"30.08.2016 12:30:34" farnhamherald.com Sailabilty to stage a youth fun day SAILABILITY at Frensham Pond will hold a Youth Fun Day on Wednesday, August 31, aimed at young people between 14 and 19 who have a physical or moderate learning disability, and who would like to take… TEST your sailing skills tomorrow (Wednesday, August 31) at Frensham Pond as Sailability hold a Youth Fun Day.
"30.08.2016 11:30:26" farnhamherald.com Follow Surrey Police Rookies on TV SURREY Police has made it onto the small screen in a new ITV series Rookies, which follows the ups-and-downs of seven trainees en route to becoming fully fledged officers. EVER wondered what it's like to be a frontline police officer in Surrey? ITV's Rookies continues at 9pm on Tuesday.
"30.08.2016 08:30:20" farnhamherald.com Couple rescue teenager from sea THANKS to newly wed couple Emma and Darryl Smith from Farnham, a 13-year-old girl has recovered safe and well after a traumatic rip tide experience at West Bay beach in Dorset. WHAT a start to married life for Farnham's Emma and Darryl Smith!
"30.08.2016 07:30:26" farnhamherald.com Six-hitter Agge stars for Thursley in stand of 184 WOOD Street's shock defeat of Brook enabled Tongham to go top of I'Anson Division Three, while Thursley put two successive defeats behind them to rejoin the promotion race. There were two important factors in Thursley's defeat of Tilford II – winning the toss and Derek Agge!
"30.08.2016 06:30:16" farnhamherald.com Great result for young players MEMBERS of Core Sports football team in Farnham have returned to England after making their mark in Holland earlier this month. A TEAM of #Farnham youngsters ran out 4-0 winners against mighty Feyenoord on a visit to the top Dutch academy.
"29.08.2016 18:30:24" farnhamherald.com Musical evening for Step by Step FARNHAM Voices Together entertained audiences with their Shakespeare-themed music event in support of youth homelessness charity Step by Step. THE evening's £820 proceeds will support Step by Step's "life-changing" work with homeless young people.
"29.08.2016 17:30:27" farnhamherald.com New history of village available HISTORIAN Roy Waight has written a new history of Rowledge on the back of his successful exhibition at the Rural Life Centre in March 2015 and a follow-up slideshow on last September at Rowledge… A NEW book sheds light on the great Rowledge shooting, the day Frensham Hill was buried in manure, murder and more.
"29.08.2016 16:30:07" farnhamherald.com Family shed their locks SARAH Rogers from Farnham alongside her two boys braved the shave raising more than £1,700 and counting for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice which cared for her father during his final hours. SARAH, Finlay and Charlie are on track to raise £2,000 for Phyllis Tuckwell after shedding their locks for Little PrincessTrust.
"29.08.2016 12:30:12" farnhamherald.com Funds to provide sensory room FARNHAM-based Post 19, which supports young adults with learning difficulties, would like to express sincere thanks to Children with Autism for a very generous donation of £14,000. “WE are unbelievably grateful. It's a lot of money, we were really, really impressed."
"29.08.2016 11:30:25" farnhamherald.com St Paul's receives valuable assistance ST Paul's Church in Tongham is celebrating after receiving a £9,400 funding boost from SUEZ Communities Trust (formerly SITA Trust) for the refurbishment of the old school church hall, which is used… A LOCAL church is set to undergo a near £10,000 refurb thanks to the SUEZ Communities Trust.
"29.08.2016 08:30:17" Timeline Photos ALDERSHOT Town continued their 100% home record with a 2-0 win over North Ferriby. Full report in next week's Herald
"29.08.2016 07:30:06" farnhamherald.com Singapore visitors explore health care system FRIMLEY Park Hospital lent a helping hand to very special guests from the second largest hospital in Singapore. “IT is exciting to share our learning and successes with others around the world"
"29.08.2016 06:30:18" farnhamherald.com Garden party a chance to continue royal celebration RESIDENTS at Anchorstone Nursing Home in Farnham carried on the Queen's birthday celebrations at their annual garden party earlier this month. HER Majesty joined residents at Anchorstone Nursing Home this month!
"28.08.2016 18:30:22" farnhamherald.com Victory for Residents' candidates in by-elections FARNHAM'S very own populist movement, the Farnham Residents party, stormed to victory in three out of four by-elections in the town last week - delivering a mighty blow to the area's Conservative… #FARNHAM Residents leader targets 2017 county council elections after by-election victories.
"28.08.2016 11:30:16" farnhamherald.com Lord Wandsworth keeps up high standard AFTER the notable academic successes of the previous year at Lord Wandsworth College, the pressure was on for the cohort of 2016. LORD Wandsworth is flying high after more than half of its A-Level results were graded from A*-B last week.
"28.08.2016 08:30:09" farnhamherald.com Residents invited to members' day SURREY and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is inviting residents to attend its annual members' day on Wednesday, September 14, at the Hog's Back Hotel in Farnham. FIND out about mental health, learning disabilities and drug and alcohol services in Surrey and NE Hants.
"28.08.2016 07:30:11" farnhamherald.com Exam delight at More House SIXTH form students at More House School, Frensham, are again celebrating outstanding results this year in their A-level and BTEC Level 3 courses. MORE House students overcame learning and language-based difficulties to achieve a 97 per cent pass rate at A-level.
"28.08.2016 06:30:17" farnhamherald.com Outstanding results at college CAMBRIDGE University beckons for high-performing Farnham Sixth Form College student Natalie Rees, who achieved exceptional results in her A-levels. FARNHAM College A-Level students achieved an outstanding pass rate of 99 per cent last week.
"27.08.2016 18:30:11" farnhamherald.com Farnham schools buck national GCSE decline trend STUDENTS across Farnham are celebrating their GCSE results after a long agonising wait, and as national results show a record decline in grades, local schools have bucked the trend as headline… GCSE results declining? Not in Farnham! Congratulations to all those celebrating their GCSE results this week.
"27.08.2016 17:30:14" farnhamherald.com All smiles at All Hallows ALL Hallows Catholic School in Farnham is celebrating after climbing the tables once again following the release of their A-level results last Thursday. ALL Hallows Catholic School toasted victorious A-Level results last week, with A* to A percentages rising by 3%.
"27.08.2016 16:30:23" farnhamherald.com Try out mobility scooters for free HEXAGON Healthcare, a mobility scooter specialist is holding a free event from 11am to 3pm on Thursday, September 8, for residents with restricted mobility to learn how to own and drive a mobility… RESIDENTS can learn how to own and drive a mobility scooter safely at a free event on Thursday, September 8.
"27.08.2016 12:30:06" farnhamherald.com Oxbridge girls lead the way THE release of A-level examination results last Thursday saw another very successful year for Farnborough Hill with A*/A percentages up again from last year to 48 per cent with 95 per cent at A* to… FOLLOWING the release of A-Level results, Farnborough Hill School saw A* to A percentages up again from last year.
"27.08.2016 11:30:24" farnhamherald.com Squadron's grand reunion at air show A GRAND reunion of the last remaining crew members from 320 Squadron, based at Dunsfold Aerodrome from February to October 1944, will take place at Wings and Wheels 2016. ADVANCED rate tickets are still available online for the Wings and Wheels 2016 air show taking place this weekend.
"27.08.2016 08:30:18" farnhamherald.com Man in court after hospital stabbing A MAN has appeared in court after stabbing another man in the face at Frimley Park Hospital. A MAN is due to appear at Guildford Crown Court after stabbing a man in the face at Frimley Park Hospital.
"27.08.2016 07:30:14" farnhamherald.com All set for the community games THE FARNHAM Community Games is once again being staged on August Bank Holiday Monday with the support of a host of local sports clubs and athlete Isobel Pooley. THE #Farnham Community Games are back this bank holiday Monday for more fun and games from 12pm to 4pm.
"27.08.2016 06:30:12" farnhamherald.com Pond still off limits to bathers FRENSHAM Great Pond remains closed to bathers more than a month after unsafe levels of blue-green algae were first detected. #FRENSHAM Great Pond remains closed as Waverley Borough Council await further news from the Environment Agency.
"26.08.2016 18:30:43" farnhamherald.com Free floorball drop-in session at the weekend INSPIRED by the performance in the Olympics, Britain is having its own sports day. COME along and try floorball hockey this Saturday (August 27) from 4.30pm to 6.30pm at #Farnham Leisure Centre.
"26.08.2016 17:30:05" farnhamherald.com Archie picked for British team A 15-year-old floorball hockey player from Farnham has been selected to join the Great Britain (GB) Under-19 national team following a training and selection camp in Gloucestershire making him one of… AS the Olympics come to a close, floorball hockey player from Farnham, Archie, gets set to join the GB team in Tokyo.
"26.08.2016 16:30:10" farnhamherald.com Italian earthquake survivor tells of her ordeal A FARNHAM woman has spoken about the terrifying moment her family were trapped inside their holiday home in the pitch dark as a 6. CAT Lenheim and her family were lucky to survive after their holiday home was badly damaged by the Italian quake.
"26.08.2016 12:30:08" farnhamherald.com West End theatrical treat for pupils YEAR six pupils from Hale School travelled to London's West End to watch the long-running smash-hit musical The Lion King. "It was fantastic to watch their faces, especially those who have never experienced a theatre production before.”
"26.08.2016 11:30:26" farnhamherald.com Honorary degree for Lord Bramall FIELD Marshal Lord Bramall, one of Britain's most decorated military heroes, has received an honorary degree of Doctors of Law from Buckingham University in recognition of his lifetime of service to… FORMER head of the British Army and long-time Crondall man puts difficult year behind him with prestigious gong.
"26.08.2016 08:30:24" farnhamherald.com Oddfellowss to hold Friendship Month ODDFELLOWS Concord Branch mounts its annual Friendship Month campaign throughout September. ALL are invited to the Oddfellow's annual Friendship Month tea party at The Bush Hotel next month.
"26.08.2016 07:30:19" farnhamherald.com Brewery's hop harvest doubles HOGS Back Brewery is on target to reap a second hop harvest next month more than double last year's crop. THE Hogs Back Brewery is set to raise a glass to a bumper hop harvest this September.
"26.08.2016 06:30:14" Timeline Photos WIN a TGA Eclipse mobility scooter worth £1,695 in this week's Herald, in partnership with Hexagon Healthcare!
"25.08.2016 18:30:09" farnhamherald.com Sainsbury's bid to increase sale of 'comparison goods' A NEW bid by Sainsbury's to increase the amount of floor space at its Water Lane store allowed for the sale of 'comparison goods' has led to fresh concerns over its potentially adverse impact on… COULD a new application by Sainsbury's Water Lane really kill off Farnham town centre?
"25.08.2016 17:30:06" farnhamherald.com Green playscheme continues to flourish THE flourishing Tilford Environmental Playscheme which has been running for 20 years has been hailed a success once again according to its organisers with “fabulous” feedback from children and… A PLAYSCHEME offering local youngsters two weeks of fun and games every summer has celebrated its 20th anniversary.
"25.08.2016 16:30:05" Timeline Photos HOUSE hunters can get their free Herald Homes supplement inside this week's Herald, on sale now in shops and online.
"25.08.2016 13:26:18" CONGRATUALTOINS to all Farnham students on GCSE results day. GCSE Results Day CONGRATUALTOINS to all Farnham students on GCSE results day.
"25.08.2016 12:30:05" farnhamherald.com Author releases her new novel FARNHAM author Ally Sherrick is getting ready for the release of her first children's novel Black Powder, a rip-roaring 17th century adventure packed full of mystery, intrigue and tension. A FARNHAM author is set to unleash her explosive retelling of the gunpowder plot on book shelves this month.
"25.08.2016 11:30:22" farnhamherald.com St Peter's stages a stunning tempest A “STUNNING” production of The Tempest was staged by Year 6 pupils of St Peter's Primary School in Farnham. YOUNG bards at St Peter's School receive acclaim for production of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
"25.08.2016 09:21:52" Timeline Photos IT was a week to forget for the local Tory party - read why in this week's Herald, on sale now in shops and online.
"25.08.2016 08:30:07" farnhamherald.com Spine-chiller on television STAR Farnham UCA graduate William McGregor has directed a new BBC four-part thriller 'One of Us',which will premiere on BBC1 on Tuesday, August 23, at 9pm. POLDARK director and ex-Farnham boy William McGregor premiered his new four-part thriller on BBC1 this week.
"25.08.2016 07:30:08" farnhamherald.com Medal delight for Stellar gymnasts at championships FARNHAM-based Stellar Gymnastics is thrilled as two club members won silver and bronze at this year's British Vets 2016 – the pinnacle of adult gymnastics. GYMNASTS Louise and Hannah from Farnham enjoyed their own medal-winning success after Team GB's triumphs in Rio.
"25.08.2016 06:39:20" Timeline Photos GOOD luck to everyone picking up their GCSE results this morning!
"25.08.2016 06:30:19" farnhamherald.com Crime chief pledges more 'visible policing' A COMMITMENT to ensure Surrey Police “delivers more visible policing” is one of Surrey's police and crime commissioner's priorities for the force. SURREY'S new police commissioner David Munro has promised a review of community policing in his first police and crime plan.
"24.08.2016 18:30:21" farnhamherald.com Cobgates staff made redundant A DOZEN workers at Cobgates care home have been made redundant following Surrey County Council's decision to close the much-loved facility, it has emerged. JUST four of Cobgates 46 staff have been re-employed by the council after the much-loved care home's closure this summer.
"24.08.2016 17:30:16" farnhamherald.com Summer cycle fundraising challenge A FARNHAM student has created a 364-mile summer fundraising cycle challenge in aid of his expedition to Cambodia to help the charity 'United World Schools' (UWS). “A BASIC education is taken for granted in the UK and I am excited to do all that I can to help."
"24.08.2016 16:30:24" farnhamherald.com Homes plan rejected by inspector OUTLINE plans for up to 30 new homes at Low Lane, Badshot Lea, were dismissed on appeal last Wednesday. A BID for 30 new homes in Badshot Lea has been dismissed as “inappropriate and out-of-keeping with the village scene and the Farnham Design Statement”.
"24.08.2016 08:30:10" farnhamherald.com Plenty of fun in the sun POTTERS Gate Sure Start Children's Centre held a free fun day for families, providing a variety of activities for children, parents, grandparents and carers. POTTERS Gate would like to thank everyone for coming along to their fun day and making the event such a success.
"24.08.2016 07:30:37" farnhamherald.com Judges complimentary about Farnham's In Bloom efforts JUDGES from Britain in Bloom have given an enthusiastic response to Farnham's entry into the nationwide community gardening campaign. JUDGES from Britain in Bloom have given an enthusiastic response to Farnham's entry into the nationwide campaign.
"24.08.2016 06:30:09" farnhamherald.com Alice a cut above the rest THE Little Princess Trust which provides real hair wigs for children suffering hair loss has benefited from a generous donation Alice Padrick from Farnham plucked up the courage and got the chop… ALICE Padrick from #Farnham had four large plaits all 12-inches in length cut off for The Little Princess Trust.
"23.08.2016 18:30:40" farnhamherald.com Anger over uncollected bins RESIDENTS of Hopfields Close in Farnham are furious after claiming bins have been left uncollected for more than seven weeks, causing the likes of maggots, foxes, flies and rats to move in… "I WOULDN'T let my worst enemy go in there. I don't want to be here anymore, it's just making me feel depressed.”
"23.08.2016 17:30:14" farnhamherald.com Future of green field site hangs in balance PROTESTERS packed into the public gallery at Waverley Borough Council offices on Tuesday for a major planning inquiry to decide if up to 157 houses can be built on “three attractive virgin open… AN application by Wates Developments has triggered a resounding 1,192 objections.
"23.08.2016 16:30:13" farnhamherald.com Check out all things barbecue at Big Meat event THE Big Meat's back, bigger and better, with a new location next to the Rural Life Centre in Tilford, near Farnham on the August bank holiday weekend. THE Big Meat celebrating all things barbecue is back in town this bank holiday weekend - campers are welcome.
"23.08.2016 12:30:12" farnhamherald.com Brightwells Judicial Review allowed by High Court THE Farnham Interest Group has been granted permission to proceed with its judicial review claim against the Brightwells regeneration scheme, in a significant blow to Waverley Borough Council's… A BID to take the East Street regeneration scheme back to the drawing board will be heard in the High Court this autumn, a judge has confirmed.
"23.08.2016 11:30:25" farnhamherald.com Becky throws down an artistic challenge A PHOTOGRAPHY graduate from UCA Farnham is challenging people's perceptions of beauty and the way that it is portrayed in the media with her self-portrait, which recently won the student photo… “THE media.....doesn't portray beauty as something that you're born with, something you shouldn't change."
"23.08.2016 08:30:18" farnhamherald.com Welcome fashion show boost for Bell's Piece A CHARITY fashion show at the Edinburgh Woollen Mill in West Street has raised £150 for the Bells Piece Leonard Cheshire Disability Service. "THE models absolutely loved the experience and at the end they asked us if they could do another fashion show."
"23.08.2016 07:30:34" farnhamherald.com Muslims spread message of peace THOUSANDS of people from around the world gathered at East Worldham last weekend for Britain's largest annual international Muslim convention. THE #Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK held its 50th Jalsa Salana, drawing in 38,000 delegates from around the world.
"23.08.2016 06:30:19" buff.ly Parish welcomes new vicar ST James' Church and the parish of Rowledge held an uplifting service of celebration as their new vicar, Rev Russ Gant, was installed earlier this month. NEW vicar, Rev Russ Gant, has been royally installed at St James' Church in #Rowledge. http://buff.ly/2bG8Tdc
"22.08.2016 18:30:24" farnhamherald.com They're a real diamond couple SHIRLEY and Ronald Burgess of Farnham celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary with friends and family in a blessing at St. “DAD says he would go back 1,000 times and marry my mum he wouldn't choose anyone else."
"22.08.2016 17:30:12" farnhamherald.com Rail service ranks in top 10 list of most overcrowded A FARNHAM commuter train has been named among the top 10 overcrowded services in England and Wales. A SOUTH West Trains' service was on average 440 passengers in excess of its capacity of 738, upon reaching Waterloo.
"22.08.2016 16:30:06" farnhamherald.com Macular Society pays a visit STELLA Black from the Macular Society visited Right at Home Guilford and Farnham to explain more about macular degeneration, which is the most common cause of sight loss in the UK, explaining the… MEMBERS of Right at Home Guilford and Farnham spent an afternoon heightening their knowledge on macular degeneration.
"22.08.2016 14:00:20" Weyfest 2016
"22.08.2016 12:30:12" farnhamherald.com John Verney Award presented A-LEVEL student Jeffrey Wing Hon Chan has been awarded this year's prestigious John Verney Award for his endeavours and achievements on the Art and Design course at Farnham Sixth Form College. FARNHAM Sixth Form College's Jeffrey Wing Hon Chan has been awarded this year's prestigious John Verney Award.
"22.08.2016 11:30:21" farnhamherald.com Surrey backs armed forces SURREY has been recognised for its support of the armed forces with a coveted Gold Award from the Ministry of Defence. SURREY is one of few councils nationally to receive the highest award under the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.
"21.08.2016 16:30:28" farnhamherald.com Probation for serial offender A FARNHAM man who pleaded guilty to burglary, shoplifting, dangerous driving and theft, has been given a two-year probation order. #FARNHAM man escapes prolonged prison term after drug-fuelled crime spree.
"21.08.2016 12:30:20" farnhamherald.com Poirot's on the case WAVERLEY Borough Council may have finally met its match after the great detective Poirot himself added his name to those fighting to save the Redgrave Theatre in East Street. POIROT actor David Suchet has joined the fight to save the Redgrave Theatre in #Farnham from demolition.
"21.08.2016 11:30:09" farnhamherald.com Pupils take the lead PUPILS at St Peter's School in Wrecclesham held their annual charity afternoon at the end of term, raising £876 to be split between the British Heart Foundation and Christian Aid. PUPILS ran their own cake stalls, nail bars, sports challenges and more in aid of BHF and Christian Aid.
"21.08.2016 08:30:11" farnhamherald.com Churt clinch promotion CHURT secured their tenth win of the season and with other results going their way, Dan Higgins' side have clinched an immediate return to Division Four. CHURT Cricket Club have secured an instant return to div four thanks to a devilish spell by fast bowler Dave Thomas.
"21.08.2016 07:30:26" farnhamherald.com Potential eye dangers posed by digital devices EYE experts are advising parents to encourage their children to spend more time outdoors in the summer holidays, as research indicates that a lack of sunlight and too much time playing on technology… YOUNGSTERS urged to put down the iPad and get outdoors this summer.
"21.08.2016 06:30:09" farnhamherald.com Alton Hockey Club welcome GB star ALTON Hockey Club welcome former Great Britain and England international Soma Singh as their head coach for the 2016-17 season. ALTON Hockey Club has welcomed another GB star to its ranks on the back of ex-player Alex Danson's Olympic success.
"20.08.2016 18:30:28" farnhamherald.com MP impressed by NCS MP for South West Surrey, Jeremy Hunt, has extolled the virtues of the National Citizen Service (NCS) after visiting a group of young people taking part in the scheme. A GROUP of teens have dedicated their summer to helping raise awareness for adults with epilepsy.
"20.08.2016 17:30:22" farnhamherald.com Tongham step up promotion challenge – Kingsley win at last I'ANSON Division Three leaders Brook cruised to a ten-wicket victory at Peper Harow, while Tongham moved above Tilford II into the second promotion place. I'ANSON Division Three leaders Brook cruised to a ten-wicket victory at Peper Harow, while Tongham moved above Tilford II into the second promotion place.
"20.08.2016 16:30:09" altonherald.com Dog show at Gilbert White's House GILBERT White's House in Selborne will stage its first-ever dog show on Sunday (August 21). DOGGIES of all shapes and sizes (and well behaved owners!) are invited to Gilbert White's House tomorrow.
"20.08.2016 12:30:24" farnhamherald.com Dragons lack fire as Shots impress ALDERSHOT TN 2, WREXHAM 0 ALTHOUGH Gary Waddock would never admit it this early in the National League season, his new Aldershot Town side made a positive and promising statement of intent with… ALDERSHOT Town warmed up for today's trip to Braintree with a resounding 2-0 victory against Wrexham in midweek.
"20.08.2016 11:30:07" farnhamherald.com Awards presented for hanging baskets CHILDREN from St Andrew's School in Farnham were awarded first prize in this year's schools' hanging basket competition. THE first prize in this year's schools' hanging basket competition has been announced.
"20.08.2016 08:30:17" farnhamherald.com Puttenham dice with defeat as Tilford rally PUTTENHAM kept their unbeaten record at the top of I'Anson Division One, but came perilously close to losing a low-scoring match against Tilford. PUTTENHAM kept their unbeaten record at the top of I'Anson Division One, but came perilously close to losing a low-scoring match against Tilford.
"20.08.2016 07:30:21" farnhamherald.com Services to learn from each other A PLAN for South East Ambulance Service (SECAmb) to “learn” from South Central Ambulance Service, which covers Hampshire and the Thames Valley area, could eventually result in a merger. SOUTH East Ambulance Service (SECAmb) and South Central Ambulance Service could eventually merge with one another.
"20.08.2016 06:30:15" farnhamherald.com It's harvest time HALE residents are enjoying a bumper harvest from the “Incredible Edible” tubs they were invited to plant up as part of a community project. HALE residents enjoy a bumper harvest from the Incredible Edible tubs they planted up as part of a community project.
"19.08.2016 21:54:57" Timeline Photos HUGE congratulations to former Alton Hockey Club member and new Olympic GOLD medallist Alex Danson! What a game.
"19.08.2016 18:30:11" farnhamherald.com Antiques show visits warehouse THE Antiques Warehouse in St George's Road is to star on the BBC's Celebrity Antiques Road Trip after driving a hard bargain when the show came to town last month. BBC's Celebrity Antiques Road Trip recently pitched up at The Antiques Warehouse in Farnham.
"19.08.2016 17:30:23" farnhamherald.com Aldershot & Farnham recruit local hero ALDERSHOT & Farnham Hockey Club have appointed Ian Jennings MBE as men's first team coach for the 2016/17 season. ALDERSHOT & #Farnham Hockey Club have appointed Ian Jennings MBE as men's first team coach for the 2016/17 season.
"19.08.2016 16:30:40" farnhamherald.com By-election results are in AFTER Thursday's by-elections Farnham Town Council is set to welcome back former member David Beaman, after he was reselected to represent the Farnham Castle Town Ward. HEAD over to our website for the full results of last night's by-election.
"19.08.2016 12:30:09" farnhamherald.com Maltings to host community tea FARNHAM Maltings is hosting an afternoon tea for the whole community on Saturday, September 10, from 2. “WE have tried to create an event that welcomes everybody & to enjoy the things that are great about our community.”
"19.08.2016 11:30:21" farnhamherald.com Innovative dance project comes to the Maltings TICKETS have gone on sale for the performance of an experimental community project at the Farnham Maltings on Sunday, August 21. PREVIEW of some of the dances and more information about the choreographers on The Dance Movement's website.
"19.08.2016 06:39:13" farnhamherald.com Firefighters welcome public at open day FARNHAM Fire Station hosted its annual open day – raising more than £500 for the Firefighters Charity, which helps injured firefighters and their families. "We want people to come down and see exactly what we do and how we can help, if they ever needed us we will be here.”
"18.08.2016 18:30:11" farnhamherald.com Register for London-Surrey 100 ride REGISTRATION for the ballot for places in the 2017 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 has opened on the Prudential RideLondon website. REGISTRATION for the ballot for places in the 2017 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 has opened.
"18.08.2016 17:30:12" farnhamherald.com Eden Blacklist in concert this weekend FARNHAM favourite Eden Blacklist will be entertaining crowds on Weyfest's rustic stage this Saturday (August 20) from 1. #FARNHAM favourite Eden Blacklist will be entertaining crowds this weekend at Weyfest and Music in the Meadow.
"18.08.2016 16:30:20" farnhamherald.com Skatepark workshops prove popular MORE than 100 young people showed off their skills at the first two skatepark workshops this year hosted by Waverley Borough Council. “WAVERLEY'S skatepark workshops are always very popular and this year's events were no exception."
"18.08.2016 12:30:17" farnhamherald.com Charity cricket match for hospice BRIDGES Estate Agents are holding a Charity 20:20 Cricket Match against Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, with all proceeds going to support the hospice which provides for people who are living with a… BRIDGES Estate Agents are holding a Charity 20:20 Cricket Match against Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice from 4pm today.
"18.08.2016 11:30:11" farnhamherald.com Helpline for exam students 'I NEED help', a helpline and email service for teenagers in Surrey, is ready to offer support to students on both A-level and GCSE results day. A HELPLINE for exam students in Surrey, is ready to offer support to students on both A-level and GCSE results day.
"18.08.2016 10:47:08" farnhamherald.com Riding to help the homeless A TRUSTEE of local charity Transform Housing & Support successfully completed the Prudential Ride London 100-mile cycle classic, to support the charity's work with homeless and vulnerable people. RIDERS have raised more than £3,700 for local charity Transform Housing & Support.
"18.08.2016 06:30:06" farnhamherald.com SWT's parking solution will rely on a 'ghost bus' A SOUTH West Trains scheme to provide rail users with 100 alternative parking spaces while Haslemere's main station car park is shut, could rely on on a non-existent public bus link. BOROUGH councillor Robert Knowles said he was “flabbergasted”, the No. 59 was being cut.
"17.08.2016 18:30:35" farnhamherald.com Karate girl follows in brother's footsteps AN eight-year-old pupil at Rowledge Primary School has followed in her older brother's footsteps by winning double gold at the British and Irish national karate championships. THE pair are now training hard to qualify for the European Championships in Holland this September.
"17.08.2016 17:30:29" farnhamherald.com Alton Downland Challenge will test runners of all ages THE 33rd annual Alton Downland Challenge 5k and 10k trail races takes place on Sunday, October 2, starting and finishing at Anstey Park. THE 33rd annual Alton Downland Challenge 5k and 10k trail races takes place on Sunday, October 2, at Anstey Park.
"17.08.2016 16:30:26" farnhamherald.com Hospitals score highly in awards FRIMLEY Health NHS Foundation Trust has been named Best Organisation at the 2016 Patient Safety Awards. JUDGES said choosing Frimley Health was a unanimous decision and praised its courageous approach to improving safety.
"17.08.2016 12:30:25" farnhamherald.com Carnival award for imagination CHILDREN and staff at Rowledge School have been presented the Wise & Co Trophy for Imagination and Creativity for their entry in this year's Farnham Carnival. ROWLEDGE School impress carnival judges with their interpretation of the children's story, 'Into the Forest'.
"17.08.2016 11:30:17" farnhamherald.com County signs off leasing contracts SURREY County Council has signed off plans to hire vehicles to help provide essential services for vulnerable people and save almost £50,000. “We're determined to strike the very best deals for us and local taxpayers.“
"17.08.2016 08:30:05" farnhamherald.com Annabel sacrifices her long tresses ANNABEL Craig, 11, from Farnham has raised £452 after having 10 inches of her hair cut off for The Little Princess Trust, a charity which provides real hair wigs to children with cancer and alopecia… ANNABEL realised that there were children in desperate need of a wig, who would love her hair more than she does.
"17.08.2016 07:30:11" ALDERSHOT Town stretched their unbeaten run to three games despite surrendering a two goal lead at Bromley. Full report in this week's Herald, on sale Thursday...
"17.08.2016 06:30:05" farnhamherald.com Lord Lieutenant is Sailability's special guest DISTINGUISHED guests joined trustees and volunteers at Frensham Pond Sailability on a bright, sunny day last Thursday to receive the prestigious Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. “Sailability enhances the lives of many people. Today's event makes our pride shine even brighter.”
"16.08.2016 18:30:43" farnhamherald.com Waverley accused of failing to uphold planning regulations WAVERLEY Borough Council has been accused of failing to “uphold the law” following extensive groundworks on the land where dog breeder John Lowe murdered two women in 2014. WAVERLEY has been accused of failing to “uphold the law” following groundworks on land where two women were murdered.
"16.08.2016 17:30:23" farnhamherald.com Changes to TV licensing on the way THE start of the academic year will bring many changes for students in Farnham including, for the first time, the need to buy a TV licence to download or watch BBC programmes on demand. AS of September 1 a TV licence will be needed to download or watch BBC programmes on demand.
"16.08.2016 16:30:18" farnhamherald.com Rotary cyclathon proves a major charity fundraiser THE Rotary Club of Farnham has presented cheques for £6,000 each to the Frimley Park Hospital Breast Unit and Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice following its successful Cyclathon earlier this year at Farnham… PLANS for a Cyclathon next year on Saturday, February 25, are already in hand with the venue again at the Maltings.
"16.08.2016 12:30:20" farnhamherald.com Tribute acts go down a storm A NEW crop of tribute acts took the roof off at Churt Village Hall in July, as Churt Amateur Dramatic Society celebrated the 1990s with a seventh annual evening of musical entertainment. CHURT Amateur Dramatic Societies seventh annual evening of musical entertainment was a huge success.
"16.08.2016 11:30:17" farnhamherald.com Well-known community figure will be much missed SHEELAGH Ann Greentree of The Bourne, lover of music, art, gardening and the countryside has passed away at the age of 88. SHEELAGH Ann Greentree of The Bourne, lover of music, art and the countryside has passed away at the age of 88.
"16.08.2016 10:51:38" farnhamherald.com Volunteer vacancies at Maltings FARNHAM Maltings has a couple of vacancies on its voluntary council of management and is particularly keen to hear from people with a background in arts strategy, theatre, young people's work or… FARNHAM Maltings has a couple of vacancies on its voluntary council of management up for grabs.
"16.08.2016 08:30:16" farnhamherald.com Art workshop for youngsters THE enticing sound of French melodies will be heard drifting from the open windows of the Culver Room at Farnham library on Thursday, August l8. FRIENDS of Farnham Library are presenting a Monet art workshop in the libraries Culver Room this Thursday from 10am.
"16.08.2016 07:30:14" farnhamherald.com Police urging people to consult their consciences SURREY Police are appealing for witnesses to “do the right thing” after a gang of masked thieves targeted Licked Bar in The Woolmead. LICKED Bar are offering a £1,000 reward for any names that lead to a conviction after they were targeted by thieves.
"16.08.2016 06:30:12" farnhamherald.com Thomas and Tye in twin assault on Lea bowlers NATHAN Thomas and Lewis Sheppard took top honours as Elstead beat Badshot Lea by eight wickets in I'Anson Division Two. THOMAS and Sheppard take top honours as Elstead beat Badshot Lea by eight wickets in I'Anson Division Two.
"15.08.2016 18:30:17" farnhamherald.com MP enlisted in campaign to provide clean water WATER campaigner Dave Shurlock recently visited MP Jeremy Hunt at his constituency surgery in Hindhead to tell him about WaterAid's continuing campaign to bring clean water and toilets to the… MP Jeremy Hunt has agreed to lobby for water and sanitation to be prioritised in future UK development plans.
"15.08.2016 17:30:11" farnhamherald.com New health centre opens A NEW natural health centre has been opened at Manor Farm Craft Centre in Wood Lane, Seale. A 'NATURAL' health centre has opened in Seale.
"15.08.2016 17:03:37" BFI Take a tour inside of Guinness' Harp Lager brewery in Alton, 1963. What was then "the most up-to-date brewery in Britain."
#BritainOnFilm CHECK out this remarkable 1963 tour of the 'new' Guinness brewery in Alton, soon to be redeveloped 53 years later.
"15.08.2016 16:30:08" farnhamherald.com It's the match of their lives CORE Sports football team based at Weydon School in Farnham are off to Holland today (Friday) to play what is the biggest game of their lives so far. YOUNGSTERS from #Farnham-based Core Sports FC are set to take on the mighty Feyenoord academy in Holland.
"15.08.2016 12:30:24" farnhamherald.com Abbey pupils will receive the benefit THE Abbey School in Farnham has benefited from two separate grants equalling a total of £2,300 from Farnham Town Council and Farnham South Street Trust. PUPILS with learning disabilities at The Abbey School are to benefit from five new Macs and a pottery workshop.
"15.08.2016 11:30:23" farnhamherald.com Be smart on the roads this summer CYCLISTS and motorists are being encouraged to safely enjoy the roads this summer in an attempt to reduce the risk of casualties. ONE in five accidents involving cyclists happens at a junction, according to new figures.
"15.08.2016 08:30:17" farnhamherald.com Rotary cyclathon proves a major charity fundraiser THE Rotary Club of Farnham has presented cheques for £6,000 each to the Frimley Park Hospital Breast Unit and Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice following its successful Cyclathon earlier this year at Farnham… THE first ever Rotary Cyclathon has raised an amazing £12,000 for FrimleyPark Hospital and Phyllis Tuckwell.
"15.08.2016 07:30:07" farnhamherald.com Changes to TV licensing on the way THE start of the academic year will bring many changes for students in Farnham including, for the first time, the need to buy a TV licence to download or watch BBC programmes on demand. TV Licenses are now needed to watch BBC iPlayer online.
"15.08.2016 06:30:08" farnhamherald.com Lord Lieutenant is Sailability's special guest DISTINGUISHED guests joined trustees and volunteers at Frensham Pond Sailability on a bright, sunny day last Thursday to receive the prestigious Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. THE Queen has honoured a Frensham charity providing life-changing sailing opportunities for the disabled.
"14.08.2016 18:30:25" farnhamherald.com Aveley Lane closure AVELEY Lane in The Bourne is to be closed from Monday (August 15) to allow a new home at the rear of Grade II listed Heron Court to be connected to the gas main. AVELEY Lane in The Bourne will close from Monday as works continue at Grade II listed Heron Court.
"14.08.2016 17:30:11" farnhamherald.com Travellers leave tax payers with £5,000 clear-up bill OCCUPANTS of an unauthorised 'travellers' encampment at Weybourne Recreation Ground in Farnham have left the site unrecognisable after using it as a dumping ground and costing the council £5,000 to… “I was in tears, I have never seen something like it before. They have destroyed the land."
"14.08.2016 16:30:13" farnhamherald.com Art workshop for youngsters THE enticing sound of French melodies will be heard drifting from the open windows of the Culver Room at Farnham library on Thursday, August l8. KIDS can recreate Monet's Waterlillies at Farnham Library next week.
"14.08.2016 12:30:25" farnhamherald.com Volunteer vacancies at Maltings FARNHAM Maltings has a couple of vacancies on its voluntary council of management and is particularly keen to hear from people with a background in arts strategy, theatre, young people's work or… CAN you spare any time to help the Maltings and the Museum of Farnham?
"14.08.2016 11:30:12" farnhamherald.com Well-known community figure will be much missed SHEELAGH Ann Greentree of The Bourne, lover of music, art, gardening and the countryside has passed away at the age of 88. A PILLAR of The Bourne community and much-loved schoolteacher Sheelagh Greentree has passed away aged 88.
"14.08.2016 08:30:05" farnhamherald.com Police urging people to consult their consciences SURREY Police are appealing for witnesses to “do the right thing” after a gang of masked thieves targeted Licked Bar in The Woolmead. #FARNHAM club owners offer £1,000 reward to anyone who recognises this man.
"13.08.2016 16:16:47" ALDERSHOT Town have extended their winning streak to two games after beating Wrexham 2-0 this afternoon. Full report in next week's Herald.
"12.08.2016 08:30:10" farnhamherald.com More people are taking up walking NEARLY 75,000 adults in Surrey have ditched the car or public transport and taken up walking regularly in their daily lives in the last three years, according to official figures. RESIDENTS making journeys of 10 minutes or more on foot three times a week has climbed almost 8% in just three years.
"12.08.2016 07:30:07" farnhamherald.com There's method in their madness A GROUP of intrepid Farnham Runners successfully completed its FROGLE challenge (Farnham Runners O'Groats to Lands End) running nearly 900 miles in nine days and raising more than £5,500 for Phyllis… “NEARLY 900 miles of blisters, sweat and tears, it has been a massive challenge....but it was a fantastic adventure."
"12.08.2016 06:30:12" farnhamherald.com Temporary lights on old Hogs Back TEMPORARY traffic lights are to be installed on the old Hogs Back in Seale for around two weeks starting on Monday, August 15. TEMPORARY traffic lights on the old Hogs Back in Seale will mark the beginning of a nine-week project by SGN.
"11.08.2016 18:30:32" farnhamherald.com Voters going to the polls VOTERS across Farnham will go to the polls next Thursday (August 18) to select new representatives in four council wards across the town. THE largest by-election will take place in the county council division of #Farnham South this Thursday from 7am.
"11.08.2016 17:30:31" farnhamherald.com Mr Farnham pays second visit to town ON a Monday evening late in July, Farnham residents David and Jacky Protheroe threw open their home and garden for a house concert by latter-day wandering minstrel Garald Farnham. “A tale which is touching, entertaining, and personally authentic. A very enjoyable evening made better with cake”.
"11.08.2016 16:30:13" farnhamherald.com Police officers facing probe over misconduct claims THREE Surrey Police detectives have been served misconduct notices relating to their interaction with a relative of the two women murdered by Tilford dog breeder John Lowe in February 2014. THREE #Surrey Police detectives have been served misconduct notices relating to the murder of two women in 2014.
"11.08.2016 12:30:17" farnhamherald.com Litter pickers doing a splendid job A CALL-out from Farnham Town Council for volunteers to help out with a town centre litter pick ahead of last Tuesday's Britain in Bloom judging received an excellent response. “I WOULD like to thank everybody who came along to Saturday's Big Pick," commented Farnham town clerk Iain Lynch.
"11.08.2016 11:30:14" farnhamherald.com It's a rally for heroes A COUPLE from Badshot Lea will take their Maserati Gran Turismo on a three-and-a-half thousand mile grand tour of Europe this week in aid of the armed forces charity SSAFA. A FARNHAM couple have set off on their epic nine-day journey around Europe in aid of the armed forces charity SSAFA.
"11.08.2016 08:30:14" farnhamherald.com Grants to improve well-being GRANTS of up to £1,500 will soon be available for local people to improve well-being in their community. GRANTS to help individuals and groups undertake projects to boost wellbeing in their communities are up for grabs.
"11.08.2016 07:30:07" farnhamherald.com Landmark 800 for Farnham's Carlin team FARNHAM team Carlin was again a dominant force the Formula Four British Championship meeting at Snetterton. FARNHAM-based Carlin Motorsport won their 800th podium finish last weekend.
"11.08.2016 06:30:06" farnhamherald.com Chelsea U23s bring big guns to Aldershot in new Premier League 2 CHELSEA'S under-23 development squad will face Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City at Aldershot Town's EBB Stadium this season as the new Premier League 2 is launched. FOOTBALL fans can see Chelsea, Liverpool, Man Utd and Man City battle it out at Aldershot's EBB Stadium this season.