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"24.02.2017 09:30:20" farnhamherald.com BMX freestyle riders to show off their skills at carnival IN a spectacular 'first', a team of professional BMX freestyle riders will display their thrilling brand of cycling skills and stunts around the streets of Farnham as part of this year's carnival… A BMX freestyle stunt team will lead the way at this year's Farnham Carnival!
"24.02.2017 07:30:20" farnhamherald.com Abbey pupils are really in the swim of things THE Abbey School has once again been awarded the Farnham Hedgehogs' junior annual sponsored swim trophy for 2016. YOUNG swimmers from The Abbey School raised more than £1,000 taking part in the Hedgehogs' annual sponsored swim.
"23.02.2017 19:30:30" farnhamherald.com Inspector unhappy over the Green Belt WAVERLEY has come under fire from the planning inspector for failing to make the case in its Draft Local Plan for freeing up green belt land for development. WAVERLEY Borough Council's latest attempt at a Local Plan has hit another snag...
"23.02.2017 18:30:47" farnhamherald.com Surrey County Council could swell coffers by millions SURREY County Council stands to swell its coffers by 'more than £180 million' should its request to be included in the Government's new business rates retention scheme be accepted, The Herald… SURREY Council's place on the Government's new business rates retention scheme could be worth 'more than £180m'.
"23.02.2017 17:30:12" farnhamherald.com Holocaust survivor a welcome guest MORE than 230 students from All Hallows Catholic School heard a testimony from Holocaust survivor Joan Salter last week as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET). A HOLOCAUST survivor imprisoned in Spain at just two years old after fleeing the Nazis has visited a Farnham school.
"23.02.2017 13:00:01" Timeline Photos HOUSE hunters can grab their free 24-page Herald Homes supplement inside this week's Herald - hot off the press this morning.
"23.02.2017 10:46:45" Timeline Photos TODAY'S Herald front page. On sale now for just 50p in shops and online at buff.ly/2lyrwoP. #SupportLocalNews
"23.02.2017 09:30:29" farnhamherald.com Talent shines through at junior school contest PUPILS at Waverley Abbey Junior School put their skills to the test as they competed against one another for top place in this year's Waverley's Got Talent competition. COMPETITION was fierce as talented Waverley Abbey pupils battled for a place at this year's Farnham's Got Talent.
"23.02.2017 07:30:14" farnhamherald.com Operation Viking clamp down on cross border drugs trade A DEDICATED team of Surrey Police officers have arrested 33 people so far as part of a new initiative called Operation Viking to disrupt cross border drug dealing. SURREY Police has seized £15,000 in cash and Class A drugs including cocaine and heroin since launching Op Viking.
"22.02.2017 19:30:16" farnhamherald.com Mistrust revealed between Waverley councillors and officers WORKING relationships and attitudes between Waverley borough councillors and officers need improving, an independent report has found. “ATTITUDES and working relationships between members and officers was not always as it should be”.
"22.02.2017 18:30:03" farnhamherald.com Beerex tickets go on sale next month SOUGHT-AFTER tickets for the 41st annual Farnham Beerex, taking place from April 27 to 29 at the Maltings, will go on sale on Sunday, March 5. A DATE for your diary beer-lovers!
"22.02.2017 17:30:44" farnhamherald.com Plenty of new things to try at market COFFEE lovers will be pleased to see the return of The Roasted Bean Company and its mouth-watering coffee made from responsibly grown green coffee beans, at this month's Farnham farmers' market. FRESHLY roasted coffee and locally distilled gin will steal the show at the Farnham Farmer's Market this Sunday! ☕
"22.02.2017 13:00:34" farnhamherald.com England women rugby stars train at Weydon STUDENTS at Weydon School in Farnham had a surprise visit from England's women's rugby team. THE 'Red Roses' made use of Weydon's all weather pitches ahead of their women's Six Nations clash with Wales.
"22.02.2017 07:30:19" farnhamherald.com Joint effort to create new footpath CHARITIES, societies and Frensham residents have come together to create a new permissive footpath, making a safe route for walkers between the A287 and the six-year-old Reeds Road permissive path. CALLING all walkers! Come and take a stroll along Frensham's brand spanking new footpath.
"21.02.2017 19:30:36" farnhamherald.com Trading Standards warn about baby products that come with a risk SHOPS and online retailers are selling two popular baby products without safety warnings despite a series of deaths from suffocation, a trading standards investigation has found. TRADING Standards are warning people to be careful of baby products which have been linked to around 16 deaths from suffocation in England and Wales.
"21.02.2017 18:30:25" farnhamherald.com Creative Response under threat A CHARITY that has provided a vital service to some of Farnham's most vulnerable residents for more than 20 years has warned its very existence is threatened by public sector cutbacks. CREATIVE Response which helps some of the county's most vulnerable adults is facing closure.
"21.02.2017 17:30:44" farnhamherald.com Royal Surrey appoints new chairman ROYAL Surrey County Hospital is delighted to announce the appointment of Sue Sjuve as its new chairman. INSPIRED by the excellent treatment that Royal Surrey provides Sue cant wait to start her new role as chairman.
"21.02.2017 13:18:43" farnhamherald.com Amyas shares message of love A TEENAGER with a life-limiting illness which leaves him struggling to speak, made the ultimate romantic gesture this Valentine's Day by defying his condition to write and perform a song for the… THERE'S a superstar in the making at children's hospice charity, Shooting Star Chase.
"21.02.2017 09:30:18" farnhamherald.com Gingerbread men buy two goats THE reception children at St Andrew's Infant School in Farnham have been learning the story of The Gingerbread Man as part of their 'Once Upon a Time' topic. BAKING efforts by pupils at St Andrew's School have resulted in the purchasing of two goats for families in Africa.
"21.02.2017 07:30:23" farnhamherald.com Frimley appeals for return of walking aids FRIMLEY Park Hospital is appealing for the return of borrowed walking aids from past patients in a move that could save thousands of pounds. FRIMLEY Park Hospital are in urgent need for borrowed walking aids to be returned as soon as possible.
"20.02.2017 19:30:33" farnhamherald.com School's apple project finally comes to fruition A NUMBER of years ago pupils from St James Primary School in Elstead, went out on a quest to find apple trees dating over 60 years old – this was the start of their Community Heritage Apple Tree… FANCY adopting an apple tree for a good cause? Then give St James Primary School in #Elstead a call now.
"20.02.2017 18:30:29" farnhamherald.com Former nurse is seeking a sponsor A FORMER nurse from Farnham is hopeful of exhibiting for a second time at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show next summer - but urgently needs a sponsor. CLICK below and see how you can make someones dream a reality.
"20.02.2017 17:30:06" farnhamherald.com Squire's opens new pets and aquatic centre SQUIRE'S Garden Centre in Badshot Lea held a special 'Pets and Aquatics' event to celebrate the opening of its new Pets and Aquatics Centre. THINK your brave enough to stroke a spider? Then get down to Squire's Garden Centre in Badshot Lea and give it a go.
"20.02.2017 13:00:42" farnhamherald.com Community leaders seek a 'manifesto' for Farnham PROMINENT members of the Farnham community and of Farnham and Waverley councils, including the Mayor of Farnham, John Ward, and leader of the town council, Carole Cockburn, met in the South Street… MEMBERS of the community came together to campaign for policies that could bring benefits to the lives of many people within #Farnham.
"19.02.2017 18:30:07" farnhamherald.com Surrey fire station closures rumours SURREY County Council's cabinet member for fire services has refused to dismiss rumours that fire stations across the county could be axed to help plug the council's growing budget shortfall. THE future of #Surrey fire stations remains unclear following the county's plans to save £92 million in the next financial year.
"19.02.2017 13:00:04" farnhamherald.com Pupils 'go orange' for Harry JUST under £2,000 has been raised for Muscular Dystrophy UK and Help4Harry, a campaign launched in aid of Farnham school boy, Harry Barnley who suffers from a rare and life-limiting degenerative… #FARNHAM residents have raised a whooping £2,000 by swapping their daily attire to something a bit more eye-popping.
"19.02.2017 09:30:16" farnhamherald.com Watchdog calls for action on inconsistent level of care in homes AN independent health watchdog is calling for Surrey County Council to act on the findings of a report which revealed variations in the activities available for elderly care home residents across the... ACCORDING to an independent health watchdog more work is needed to fulfil the needs of #Surrey residents in care.
"18.02.2017 18:30:16" farnhamherald.com Primary schools embrace GB's newest Olympic sport FARNHAM'S newest floorball team are Southern Venom, a combination of fathers and offspring. FARNHAM'S newest floorball team are Southern Venom, a combination of fathers and offspring. And the team registered their first victory in Division 2 of the South-East Floorball League on Sunday.
"18.02.2017 13:01:04" farnhamherald.com Pianist Zofeyah takes top spot TWO Rotary Clubs have launched a competition to find the most talented young musicians in the area - doing Farnham proud was Zofeyah Aspinwall, who gained first place. TWO Rotary Clubs have launched a competition to find the most talented young musicians in the area - doing Farnham proud was Zofeyah Aspinwall, who gained first place.
"18.02.2017 09:30:16" farnhamherald.com Ridgeway has a new sensory room THE Ridgeway Community School in Farnham is proud of its new MILE Room (Multi Interactive Learning Environment), which includes a state-of-the-art 180-degree projection curved wall, a magic carpet,… CHILDREN at The Ridgeway Community School in Farnham are making the most out of their new interactive learning room.
"17.02.2017 19:30:11" farnhamherald.com Labour leader argues for change in local government organisation SURREY Labour Party is arguing that the way to overcome Surrey's funding gap and avoid the need for a 15 per cent rise in council tax is to change the current two-tier system of local government… "COUNCIL tax is a manifestly unfair tax which hits the poorest people hardest and takes no account of people's ability to pay."
"17.02.2017 18:30:44" farnhamherald.com Parking fees to rise along with increase in council tax WAVERLEY is on course to agree a £5 increase for Band D tax payers to plug a £1. MAKE sure you have the correct change when shopping #Farnham, as an increase in parking charges gets the go-ahead.
"17.02.2017 17:30:40" farnhamherald.com Invitation to join Waverley Singers WAVERLEY Singers are inviting people to join them on Saturday, February 18, at St Thomas-on-the Bourne Church in Farnham, for a sing-through of Handel's Israel in Egypt. FANCY putting your singing to the test? Then get down to St Thomas-on-the Bourne Church in Farnham this Saturday.
"17.02.2017 13:00:20" farnhamherald.com Betty celebrates her century FORMER owner of Blackwell Farm on the Hogs Back and loveable Farnham resident Betty Brock, celebrated her 100th birthday in style, as family and friends gathered to reminisce the last 100 years. FAMILY and friends gathered to make a #Farnham favourite's 100th birthday one for the memory book.
"17.02.2017 09:30:09" farnhamherald.com Police seeking the views of young CHARITY Surrey Youth Focus has teamed up with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Surrey to launch a survey aimed at getting the views of young people on the role of the police. POLICE are seeking people to take part in a survey to help forge closer relationships between teenagers and police.
"17.02.2017 07:30:05" farnhamherald.com Awards evening for Farnham Runners MORE than a hundred Farnham Runners, relations and friends gathered at the Hog's Back Hotel for the club's annual awards dinner last week. MEMBERS of #Farnham Runners were recognised for their outstanding achievements during their annual awards evening.
"16.02.2017 19:30:31" farnhamherald.com Police name woman who died in A325 crash POLICE have named the pedestrian who died following a collision on the A325 in Farnham. POLICE have named the victim of a fatal crash on the A325 in #Farnham as a 43-year-old woman from Haslemere.
"16.02.2017 18:30:08" farnhamherald.com Public school paedophile sentenced to 18 years A FORMER public school teacher from Churt has been jailed for the historic sexual abuse of 10 boys in what was described by the judge as a “shocking period of offending”. A MAN from Churt has been convicted of 24 counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual activity with a child.
"16.02.2017 17:30:41" farnhamherald.com The passing of a true Farnhamian WHEN Monica Jones approached the then-editor of the Farnham Herald, Oliver Meddows-Taylor, for a job in 1950 she was told in no uncertain terms that the paper “already had one female reporter” and he… TRIBUTES have been flooding in for former Herald chief reporter, Monica Jones, who has passed away at the age of 90.
"16.02.2017 13:00:37" farnhamherald.com Help for Refugees collection event today FARNHAM Help for Refugees, a charitable group set up by mums to support Syrian refugees in the UK, Europe and the Middle East, is hosting a collection service from 2pm to 7pm today (Thursday,… #FARNHAM Help for Refugees is calling for donations at its collection service taking place later today from 2pm.
"16.02.2017 11:10:42" farnhamherald.com Co-op targeted again by ram-raiders THE Co-op supermarket in Rowledge has again been targeted by ram-raiders. RAM-RAIDERS tried and failed to smash through the front of Rowledge village shop AGAIN this morning
"16.02.2017 10:55:01" Timeline Photos TODAY'S Herald front page - on sale now for just 50p in shops and online at buff.ly/2lURd1y.
"16.02.2017 09:30:10" farnhamherald.com Powerful Faustus production STUDENTS at Lord Wandsworth College performed a powerful, all-male production of Christopher Marlowe's classic tragedy, Dr Faustus, to great acclaim. PUPILS at Lord Wandsworth College gave an inspirational performance of Dr Faustusa with a unique school-based twist.
"16.02.2017 07:30:07" farnhamherald.com Cycle workshop was an education LEARN cycling skills and give to charity - that was the challenge accepted by 18 intrepid souls at the United Reformed Church in Farnham on January 18. #FARNHAM residents have raised over £100 for a local charity dedicated to transforming the lives of young people.
"15.02.2017 19:30:16" farnhamherald.com Bags of help for Folly Hill play equipment A NEGLECTED green in Folly Hill is set to revamped with new children's play equipment after Waverley Borough Council bagged £5,000 from Tesco's Bags of Help funding scheme. AN open green space in Folly Hill is set for a new lease of life, after receiving a grant of £5,000.
"15.02.2017 18:30:20" farnhamherald.com Police increase their council tax precept SURREY'S Police and Crime Panel has approved a 1. AN approved increase of 1.99% to Surrey Police's share of the council tax bill will cost residents an extra 8p a week.
"15.02.2017 17:30:55" farnhamherald.com Tae Kwon Do members show their fighting spirit DESPITE their squad being depleted by injury and illness, members of Farnham School of Tae Kwon Do were in action last week at the first tournament of 2017. THERE are high hopes for members of #Farnham School of Tae Kwon Do, following a very successful tournament.
"15.02.2017 09:30:18" farnhamherald.com Inquest opened into Paris rail death AN inquest into the death of a free runner who was killed after an accident on the Paris Metro has been opened. AN inquest into the death of Nye Newman who was killed after an accident on the Paris Metro has been opened.
"15.02.2017 07:30:27" farnhamherald.com New psychology practice welcomes MP to launch ONE of Farnham's newest businesses held a successful launch party last month with MP Jeremy Hunt in attendance. NEW psychology practice, Carlton Psychology, is ready to support you with any issues you may have, including bereavement, relationship difficulties and domestic violence.
"14.02.2017 19:30:27" farnhamherald.com Lib Dem champion's life to be celebrated FRIENDS and family will gather next week to celebrate the life of well-known Farnham resident Dennis Saunders, who passed away peacefully at his home on January 5. WE offer their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dennis Saunders who has passed away peacefully.
"14.02.2017 18:30:42" farnhamherald.com Detainee's family reject 'release' offer ACCORDING to online reports, the family of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was sentenced to five years in an Iranian prison for national security related crimes last month, has refused to pay £125,000… THE family of Nazanin, who was sentenced to 5 years in prison, have refused to pay £125,000 for her release.
"14.02.2017 17:30:21" farnhamherald.com Rikke steps back into the ring FARNHAM Boxing Club leader Rikke Askew has decided to practice what he preaches as he dusts off his gloves and steps back into the ring this March. LEADER of #Farnham Boxing Club, Rikke Askew, is getting back in the ring this March, after 18 months of teaching.
"14.02.2017 13:01:15" farnhamherald.com MP's reasons for triggering Article 50 FARNHAM MP Jeremy Hunt has explained his decision to vote in favour of the bill triggering Article 50 to start the Brexit process - despite his constituency voting to 'remain' last summer. "LAST June the country decided to leave the EU. Having given that decision to the people in a referendum, it is not for parliament to change it. On the contrary we must get on and make a success of it, which I believe we will."
"12.02.2017 18:30:27" farnhamherald.com Squire's donate cash to local charities SQUIRE'S Garden Centres have presented cheques totalling £24,758 to various charities across the South East, including Change of Scene, Quest Riding for the Disabled, Alzheimer's Dementia Support and… SQUIRE'S Garden Centre in #Badshot Lea has raised an incredible £1,139 for Change of Scene, which provides alternative provision for children and young people who struggle to cope in mainstream education.
"12.02.2017 13:00:40" farnhamherald.com Explore park in adventure game BLOW away the cobwebs and explore Farnham Park with Waverley's biggest adventure for families this Valentine's Day (Tuesday, February 14) from 10. GET up to something different this Valentines, as #Farnham Park play host to Waverley's biggest family adventure.
"12.02.2017 09:30:13" farnhamherald.com AFD's Steph Twell just misses out in Portugal STEPH Twell led Aldershot, Farnham & District AC to third place in the senior women's race at the European Clubs Cross Country Championships on Sunday. STEPH Twell led Aldershot, #Farnham & District AC to third place in the senior women's race at the European Clubs Cross Country Championships on Sunday.
"11.02.2017 18:30:06" farnhamherald.com Enjoyable afternoon of fun and games SIXTY-seven year two children from infant schools across Farnham, including All Saints Infant School and Highfield South Farnham, came together for an afternoon of fun and games. SCHOOLS across #Farnham perfected their ball and handling skills during an entertaining afternoon of fun and games.
"11.02.2017 13:00:46" farnhamherald.com Demand for care goes through roof THE number of older people in Surrey needing the highest levels of adult social care has soared by more than 50 per cent in five years, according to Surrey County Council. THE annual cost of adult social care for over 540 people in #Surrey is estimated to rise to around £38m by 2021.
"11.02.2017 09:30:39" farnhamherald.com Gurkhas tell their story to health group THREE former soldiers of the famous Nepali Gurkha regiment have shared their stories with the NHS North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), to improve understanding of… “WE were honoured that these former Gurkhas were willing to share their personal stories with us. It was an eye-opening and humbling experience."
"10.02.2017 19:30:37" farnhamherald.com Bishop was victim of child abuser THE Bishop Of Guildford has revealed he was “one of the survivors” of former QC John Smyth, alleged to be responsible for the sadomasochistic abuse of teenage boys at Christian summer camps in the… "THE beating I endured in the infamous garden shed was violent, excruciating and shocking."
"10.02.2017 18:30:15" farnhamherald.com Shock as car crashes onto driveway AS residents enjoyed afternoon tea with neighbours they had a shock as moments later a blue Volkswagen Polo crashed onto their driveway in Brambleton Avenue, Farnham. RESIDENTS were greeted by an unexpected visitor yesterday, as a car plunged into their driveway in #Farnham.
"10.02.2017 17:30:35" farnhamherald.com St Nick's is top of the class ST Nicholas' School in Church Crookham has ranked as the best secondary school for GCSE results in the South East. 97% per cent of St Nicolas' School pupils were awarded GCSE grades A* to C, putting them second best in the region.
"10.02.2017 13:05:59" farnhamherald.com Residents better prepared for adverse weather VISITORS to the recent Flood and Winter Risk Community Drop-In event are now better informed about how they can protect themselves from the effects of adverse weather. WANT to know how to better protect yourself against winter weather? Then click below for more information.
"10.02.2017 07:30:06" farnhamherald.com Emily wins battle of Parliament Hill TWO runners from Aldershot Farnham & District AC fought out a duel in the South of England Cross Country Championships at London's Parliament Hill Fields on Saturday. TWO runners from Aldershot #Farnham & District AC fought out a duel in the South of England Cross Country Championships at London's Parliament Hill Fields on Saturday.
"09.02.2017 19:30:29" buff.ly Archaeologists' club launch success THE Museum of Farnham's new Young Archeologists' Club was a huge success, as visitors delved deep into the history of the Roman Empire at its launch last Saturday. TAKE a step back in time and study the town's history through the Museum of Farnham's new Young Archeologists' Club.
"09.02.2017 18:30:06" farnhamherald.com Hair salon supports Marie Curie LUCIE Harrington Hairdressers on Farnborough Road, Farnham, has raised £250 through raffle ticket sales for Marie Curie, which provides care and support for people living with any terminal illness,… A #FARNHAM salon would like to say a huge thanks to those who helped them raise £250 for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.
"09.02.2017 17:30:23" farnhamherald.com Olympics, Cadets, Sailability – Frensham success all the way FRENSHAM Sailing Club, which is just entering its 64th year, has retained its status at the top of its sport. #FRENSHAM Sailing Club, which is just entering its 64th year, has retained its status at the top of its sport.
"09.02.2017 13:01:09" farnhamherald.com New man takes over baton at Alder Valley ALDER Valley Brass Band has welcomed former Irish Guards bandsman and conductor Lee Woodward as its new musical director. LEE Woodward is looking forward to the challenge of taking Alder Valley Brass forward in his new role as director.
"09.02.2017 09:30:39" farnhamherald.com Emily represents Great Britain EMILY Harris, a 14-year-old pupil at Lord Wandsworth College, has represented Great Britain at the U18 Women's Ice Hockey World Championships in Poland. “A LOT of hard work and perseverance goes into performing at this level and she is doing fantastically well.”
"09.02.2017 07:30:11" farnhamherald.com Badshot Lea champion will be huge loss to community WHEN Mike Probert used to walk through Farnham, rarely could he get further than a few yards without somebody stopping him for a chat or asking for some of his famously sage advice. "MIKE was extremely proud of his family and they are representative of what a fine person he was.”
"08.02.2017 19:30:46" farnhamherald.com Boost for cats charity STAFF at Wey Valley Cats Protection were delighted to receive a cheque of £2,371, from Support Adoption for Pets', Santa Paws Appeal. WEY Valley Cats Protection would like to say a massive thanks to Pets at Home #Farnham for a very generous cheque.
"08.02.2017 18:30:04" farnhamherald.com 'Modest' rise in town share of council tax COUNCILLORS have signed off a 'modest' two per cent increase to Farnham Town Council's share of the council tax bill - the equivalent of just over 2p per week for an average Band D household. TOWN councillors have agreed to limit its share of the council tax to just over 2p per week for a Band D household.
"08.02.2017 17:30:04" farnhamherald.com Brightwells campaigners get their day in High Court THE future of the Brightwells regeneration scheme hangs on the decision of a High Court judge this week after a judicial review claim against Waverley Borough Council's long-delayed plans to… THE future of the #Brightwells regeneration scheme hangs on the decision of a High Court judge this week after a judicial review claim against #Waverley Borough Council's long-delayed plans to transform a run-down part of #Farnham town centre reached the
"08.02.2017 09:32:38" farnhamherald.com Rail firm accused of 'backdoor' price rises CAMPAIGNERS say South West Trains have introduced higher weekend travel fares by the backdoor, without consulting passengers. "THESE changes represent a backdoor fare increase of up to 27 per cent which has not been reported by the company.”
"08.02.2017 07:30:09" farnhamherald.com Cycle store believes James is the real deal HOOPS Velo is calling on the public's help in supporting local rider James Boyman accomplish his dreams to be a pro. "EVERY now and then you get that tingle when you know this guy or girl can do something special."
"07.02.2017 19:30:22" farnhamherald.com Celebrating Chinese New Year ST Andrew's Infant School in Farnham celebrated China's most important traditional festival – the Chinese New Year. CHILDREN at St Andrew's School in #Farnham would like to wish you a happy Chinese New Year.
"07.02.2017 18:30:34" farnhamherald.com An alternative present for your truelove this Valentine's Day SURREY Wildlife Trust is offering the chance for those 'wild at heart and goat-ally in love' to ditch the flowers and chocolates and buy a wild gift for their Valentine this year. SUPPORT #Surrey's beloved wildlife this Valentine's Day by adopting an otter or goat for just £25.
"07.02.2017 17:30:47" farnhamherald.com Air ambulance Brighton challenge THE Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance has the perfect opportunity for those looking for a new year challenge – places in the Brighton 10K on Sunday, April 9. DON'T miss out on the opportunity to achieve a personal goal whilst raising funds for a great cause. this April.
"07.02.2017 16:08:39" farnhamherald.com Surrey scraps 15 per cent council tax hike SURREY County Council has scrapped a proposed 15 per cent council tax hike in a last minute bid to avoid a “divisive” referendum this May. BREAKING: Surrey County Council has dramatically scrapped a proposed 15 per cent council tax hike this afternoon.
"07.02.2017 13:00:15" farnhamherald.com RVS Meals on Wheels service comes to an end IT'S the end of an era for the Royal Voluntary Service in Farnham, which for the past 50 years has been helping some of Waverley's most vulnerable people with its popular meals on wheels service. CLIENTS are now able to enjoy freshly cooked meals on a daily basis, as Farnham's new meals on wheels service gets underway.
"07.02.2017 09:30:30" farnhamherald.com Cheque presented to Phyllis Tuckwell HART Male Voice Choir used the Christmas period to the benefit of others as they presented a cheque for almost £1,500 to Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. STAFF at Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice couldn't be happier after receiving a cheque of £1,340 from Hart Male Voice Choir.
"07.02.2017 07:30:20" farnhamherald.com Sing your heart out with community choir LOVE to sing, while meeting new people and having fun? Then get involved with The Wey Community Gospel Choir, as it launches its new weekly group this February. LOVE singing but only do it in the shower? Then sign up to The Wey Community Gospel Choir's new weekly group.
"06.02.2017 19:30:08" farnhamherald.com Wildlife Trust announces job cuts SURREY Wildlife Trust has confirmed that staff numbers are being reduced from 16 to 10, but says it will not abandon the countryside. A PETITION has been started to stop the redundancies currently being made at Surrey Wildlife Trust .
"06.02.2017 18:30:08" farnhamherald.com Political row over council tax rise A POLITICAL row at county hall erupted on Tuesday as members of Surrey County Council's Tory-dominated Cabinet unanimously approved a tax hike of 15 per cent - subject to a referendum on May 4 - to… RESIDENTS are calling upon #Surrey County Council to drop its "unaffordable" 15% council tax hike.
"06.02.2017 17:31:06" farnhamherald.com Garden centre delighted to support Challengers FOREST Lodge Garden Centre in Farnham has raised £2,384 for children's charity Challengers, from the proceeds made from their animated Christmas window display. STAFF at #Challengers are overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers after receiving a cheque totalling £2,384.
"06.02.2017 13:00:46" farnhamherald.com Rail plea to stop tragedy AN inquest into the death of an 83-year-old man, hit by a train on an unmanned level crossing at Bentley, has led to renewed calls by the family for safety improvements to prevent further tragedies. AN inquest into the death of an 83-year-old man, hit by a train on an unmanned level crossing at Bentley, has led to renewed calls by the family for safety improvements to prevent further tragedies.
"05.02.2017 18:30:46" farnhamherald.com Man arrested after A325 hit and run fatality A MAN has been arrested in connection with the death of a female pedestrian in a suspected hit and run on the A325 opposite Alice Holt Forest. A MAN from Liss has been arrested in connection with the death of a female pedestrian in a suspected hit and run on the A325 opposite Alice Holt Forest.
"05.02.2017 13:00:19" farnhamherald.com Jeremy Hunt remembers victims of the Holocaust FARNHAM MP Jeremy Hunt signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment last week - honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust... "IT becomes ever more important that we take the time to remember the victims and also pay tribute to the survivors."
"05.02.2017 09:30:16" farnhamherald.com Businesses hit by bridge closure RESIDENTS of Tilford could breathe a huge sigh of relief this week as Surrey County Council re-opened the East Bridge, almost two weeks before it was scheduled to. RETAILERS express deep concern for the future of their businesses following the closure of the Tilford bridge.
"04.02.2017 18:30:16" farnhamherald.com Chance for young dancers to work with the professionals THIS February half term, young dancers can take part in a day-long workshop to create a dance inspired by The Red Shoes, the latest production by renowned dance-maker Matthew Bourne. GET dancing this February half-term, as Farnham Maltings play host to a day-long workshop, which promises to be one to remember.
"04.02.2017 13:00:45" farnhamherald.com Take a walk on the wild side THE Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is searching for pre-schools and primary schools to take 'a walk on the wild side' and design wildlife-themed scarecrows for display at this year's RHS Hampton… SCHOOLS in #Farnham are called on to design wildlife-themed scarecrows for this year's RHS Hampton Court Flower Show!
"04.02.2017 09:30:22" farnhamherald.com Great Gatsby ball in aid of Tuckwell OAK Park Golf Club will play host to a Great Gatsby Ball this spring in aid of Phyllis Tuckwell. 'DANCE to the jazz spivs' in aid of Phyllis Tuckwell at Oak Park Golf Club this spring!
"03.02.2017 19:30:20" farnhamherald.com New Thai restaurant open for business FARNHAM'S latest eatery, Thai restaurant Giggling Squid, opened its doors in Castle Street this week following a comprehensive refurbishment of the Grade II listed building. GIGGLING Squid has finally opened for business in Castle Street!
"03.02.2017 18:30:42" farnhamherald.com Travel delays expected on Hog's Back MOTORISTS should plan ahead this Monday, as a closure of one lane on both sides of the A31 Hog's Back between Farnham and Guilford, is expected to cause delays for up to two weeks. LONG tail backs are expected on the Hogs Back for the next two weeks
"03.02.2017 17:30:26" farnhamherald.com Story time at library THE lovable Grandma Goldilocks, aka Gilly Stewart. ENTERTAIN the children tomorrow, as the loveable Grandma Goldilocks makes her return to #Farnham Library.
"03.02.2017 13:25:55" farnhamherald.com Gales forecast as Storm Doris looms STORM Doris is expected to hit Surrey and Hampshire with strong gales on Friday and into Saturday morning. BATTEN the hatches - gusts of up to 70mph are possible tonight as Storm Doris hits Surrey and Hampshire!
"03.02.2017 13:00:46" farnhamherald.com Leverton Hall now more accessible WRECCLESHAM'S Leverton Hall at St Peter's Church in Beales Lane, is now a more accessible space for community events and activities, thanks to the installation of a platform lift and the laying of… A CHURCH hall in Wrecclesham is now more disability-friendly thanks to a £50,000 project.
"03.02.2017 09:30:04" farnhamherald.com Tuckwell staff go that extra mile PHYLLIS Tuckwell Hospice has been presented with an Extra Mile Award by the Motor Neurone Disease Association, acknowledging its “exceptional” work in caring for people living with MND. @PTHospice has been recognised for its “exceptional” work caring for people living with motor neurone disease.
"03.02.2017 07:30:04" farnhamherald.com Tougher penalties for drivers spotted using mobile phones SURREY Police has thrown its weight behind a national campaign to highlight tougher penalties which are due to become law, as well as cracking down on motorists using hand-held mobile phones when… DRIVERS caught using their mobile phone behind the wheel face a £200 fine and six penalty points from March 1, 2017.
"02.02.2017 19:30:42" farnhamherald.com Police appeal after hit and run fatality POLICE are appealing for information after a hit and run near Farnham left a woman dead. HAVE you seen a dark green Peugeot or Citroen estate/people carrier-style car, with possible front end damage? http://buff.ly/2kXaa4m
"02.02.2017 18:30:22" farnhamherald.com Rumour of Woolmead sale THE hailed redevelopment of the Woolmead shopping precinct in Farnham could face a lengthy delay, after rumours of the building's impending sale began circulating this week. IT looks like #Farnham could be stuck with the Woolmead for a while yet...
"02.02.2017 17:30:21" farnhamherald.com Potter is back in new series of TV show DANIEL Pratap, director of West Street Potters in Wrecclesham will be gracing our screens tonight for the second series of The Great Pottery Throw Down on BBC2. KEEP an eye out for #Farnham potter Daniel Pratap in the second series of The Great Pottery Throw Down, starting tonight on BBC2.
"02.02.2017 13:01:25" farnhamherald.com Father and daughter unite in drive to find a cure for Parkinson's disease A FARNHAM father and daughter have been training hard in preparation for this year's London Marathon, in memory of a “legend” they unfortunately lost and to continue his legacy of finding a cure for… A FATHER and daughter duo will run the London Marathon this summer in aid of The Cure Parkinson's Trust.
"02.02.2017 12:27:03" farnhamherald.com Police appeal after hit and run fatality POLICE are appealing for information after a hit and run near Farnham left a woman dead. OUR thoughts are with the family of a woman killed in a suspected hit and run on the A325 Bordon Rd last night.
"02.02.2017 11:51:33" Timeline Photos HOUSE hunters can grab their free Herald Homes supplement inside this week's paper, on sale now for just 50p.
"02.02.2017 11:15:38" Timeline Photos TODAY'S Herald front page - get your copy now for just 50p in shops and online at buff.ly/2jzWIGk. #SupportLocalNews
"02.02.2017 09:30:06" farnhamherald.com Vintage revival at Rural Life Centre THE Rural Life Centre will wind back the clock to the 1940s and 50s this summer for its first ever Rural Life Vintage Revival festival. CHECK out the Rural Life Centre's new Vintage Revival festival, which promises a wealth of entertainment for all ages this summer.
"02.02.2017 07:30:07" farnhamherald.com Relatives reunited with World War I plaque A WORLD War I memorial plaque originally discovered under an old shed in Weybourne, near Farnham in 1984 has been returned to its rightful owners some 30 years later. A LONG lost plaque commemorating a victim of the First World War has reunited two cousins after decades apart.
"01.02.2017 19:30:28" farnhamherald.com Beerex archive completed with donation of first ever programme LAST year, for the 40th Farnham Beerex, with the support of Phil Alexander and Mike Andrew a collection of all past Beerex programmes was assembled to be displayed at Beerex and preserved as part of… FARNHAM Beerex organisers are thrilled after receiving the original 1977 programme, making their archive complete.
"01.02.2017 18:30:24" farnhamherald.com Tougher penalties for drivers spotted using mobile phones SURREY Police has thrown its weight behind a national campaign to highlight tougher penalties which are due to become law, as well as cracking down on motorists using hand-held mobile phones when… "MOTORISTS are putting themselves and those around them at huge risk - using a mobile while driving can cause death or serious injury."
"01.02.2017 17:30:59" Timeline Photos READ all about it in tomorrow's Herald! No decision yet sadly, but we do have a full report of the proceedings direct from the High Court.
"01.02.2017 16:29:13" Waverley Beat (Surrey Police) Is someone in your life suddenly smelling different? Can you help us identify this man in connection with the theft of fragrance from a #Godalming store? Please call 101 quoting 45170007047 if you have any information. Is someone in your life suddenly smelling different?
"01.02.2017 09:32:37" farnhamherald.com Town blacksmith dies aged 81 RENOWNED town blacksmith and long-time owner of the Farnham Forge in Upper Church Lane, Arthur Trussler, has died aged 81. RENOWNED town blacksmith and owner of the Farnham Forge in Upper Church Lane, Arthur Trussler, has died aged 81.
"01.02.2017 07:30:20" farnhamherald.com Knighthood for services to music CHIEF conductor of the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra and former Farnham school boy, Sir Jeffrey Philip Tate, was knighted for his 'services to British music overseas' in the New Year Honours List. FORMER Farnham Grammar School boy, Sir Jeffrey Tate, has been knighted for his 'services to British music overseas'.
"31.01.2017 19:30:50" farnhamherald.com Two outstanding Farnham figures pass away FARNHAM is mourning the passing of two outstanding servants of the community this week; Badshot Lea stalwart Mike Probert and former Herald chief reporter Monica Jones. OUR deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of two outstanding #Farnham figures, who have passed away.
"31.01.2017 18:30:04" farnhamherald.com Surrey wants to raise council tax by 15% HOUSEHOLDS in Farnham face a possible £200-plus hike to their annual council tax bills this April after Surrey's local authorities confirmed their budget proposals this week. #FARNHAM residents could face an extra £200 increase to their annual council tax bills from this April.
"31.01.2017 17:30:22" farnhamherald.com Burns Night celebrated in style FARNHAM United Reformed Church celebrated Burns Night in style on Saturday, with all proceeds going straight to the Pilgrim Project, which aims to raise funds for making the church buildings a better… #FARNHAM Golf Club played host to a rememberable evening as Farnham United Reformed Church celebrated Burns Night.
"31.01.2017 14:02:03" Timeline Photos UPDATE: The London Waterloo to Alton line has reopened after two people were hit by trains earlier this afternoon, however due to the length of time it was closed significant disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day.
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"31.01.2017 13:00:21" farnhamherald.com Volunteer loving her time in India FARNHAM resident Diane Vasey is enjoying her new home for the next four months, as she puts herself forward as a volunteer in India, with WAGGGS, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. "AGE is no barrier", comments Farnham resident, Diane Vasey, 62, as she returns to India to help those in need.
"31.01.2017 09:17:08" farnhamherald.com Judgement day for Brightwells protesters BATTLE lines were drawn this week on the eve of a landmark High Court challenge against Waverley Borough Council's long-delayed '£130 million' Brightwells regeneration scheme on land south of East... THE immediate fate of the Brightwells Regeneration Scheme hangs in the balance this morning...
"31.01.2017 07:30:29" farnhamherald.com Hardy treat in store at Bush Hotel POETRY lovers are in for a treat this February, as writer, teacher, lecturer, translator and broadcaster, Graham Fawcett, hosts an evening dedicated to world poet Thomas Hardy at The Bush Hotel in Farnham. DO you love poetry? Then head down to The Bush Hotel in #Farnham this Monday for an enjoyable night of readings.
"30.01.2017 19:30:06" farnhamherald.com Women take to the streets in protest over pension changes BACK in the summer WASPI, a group of women fighting against state pension inequality, staged a demonstration at Westminster in London to address the injustice of state pension age changes – now they… “THEY just want us to push the babies out and get back to work. It is just madness and not fair to women."
"30.01.2017 18:31:46" farnhamherald.com Detainee sentenced to five years IRANIAN-British detainee Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been sentenced to five years in an Iranian prison for national security related crimes, following a court's decision last Sunday to reject her… THE appeal court has upheld Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's sentence of 5 years for national security related crimes.
"30.01.2017 18:30:45" farnhamherald.com Detainee sentenced to five years IRANIAN-British detainee Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been sentenced to five years in an Iranian prison for national security related crimes, following a court's decision last Sunday to reject her… THE appeal court has upheld Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's sentence of 5 years for national security related crimes.
"30.01.2017 17:30:45" farnhamherald.com BHF celebrates 25 years THE Farnham British Heart Foundation (BHF) shop marked a milestone recently, as it celebrated its 25th birthday on Wednesday last week. STAFF at the #Farnham British Heart Foundation shop, would like to say a huge thanks, as it celebrates 25 years.
"30.01.2017 13:00:11" farnhamherald.com Traders say 'think again' over parking fee rises FARNHAM Chamber of Commerce has urged Waverley Borough Council to scrap “totally unacceptable” plans to hike car parking charges for the second time in 12 months. #FARNHAM Chamber of Commerce has urged #Waverley Borough Council to scrap “totally unacceptable” plans to hike car parking charges for the second time in 12 months.
"30.01.2017 10:20:49" Photos from Farnham Herald's post FARNHAM is mourning the passing of two outstanding servants of the community this week; Badshot Lea stalwart Mike Probert and former Herald chief reporter Monica Jones.
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"30.01.2017 07:30:24" farnhamherald.com Mayor and Mayoress do the honours THE Mayor and Mayoress of Farnham, John and Gillian Ward, opened Abbeyfield Wey Valley Society's new home care service this week. ONE of #Farnham's leading care home providers Abbeyfield Society has launched a new home care service.
"29.01.2017 18:30:11" farnhamherald.com Sign up for Rotary cycle challenge FANCY a challenge? Then sign up for this year's Rotary Club of Farnham's 12-hour cyclathon, taking place on Saturday, February 25, at Farnham Maltings. SADDLE up for the Rotary Club this February and raise funds for Phyllis Tuckwell, Surrey Young Carers and CHIKS children's homes in India.
"29.01.2017 13:00:43" farnhamherald.com Deadline looms to nominate buildings of architectural merit A PROJECT seeking to secure recognition for Farnham buildings considered to be of local architectural or historic interest is drawing to a close. PEOPLE have until February 3 to nominate buildings they would like to see designated as Buildings of Local Merit.
"29.01.2017 09:30:08" farnhamherald.com 'Hand in knives during UK's amnesty' plea by Surrey PCC SURREY Police has launched 'Save a life, surrender your knife' amnesty, as part of a national initiative to tackle knife crime. KNIVES can be deposited safely without fear of prosecution at Guildford police station until Monday, January 30. http://buff.ly/2jbtwFl
"28.01.2017 18:30:21" farnhamherald.com Parents on thin ice PARENTS have been criticised for allowing their children to play on a frozen pond at Sandy Hill common over the weekend, prompting a warning about the dangers of walking on thin ice. CHILDREN were seen playing on thin ice at Sandy Hill common last week - watched by their parents.
"28.01.2017 13:00:40" farnhamherald.com Alterations to rail services THERE will be a number of alterations to South West Trains services to and from London Waterloo this weekend (January 28 to 29). JOURNEYS into London Waterloo from #Farnham will be severely disrupted this Saturday and Sunday.
"28.01.2017 09:30:16" farnhamherald.com Fun runs raised more than £50k RED noses and pointy ears were in abundance when Phyllis Tuckwell held their annual Reindeer and Elf Runs, in November and December. AROUND 6,500 pupils from across Surrey and Hampshire took part in Phyllis Tuckwell's Reindeer and Elf runs last year. http://buff.ly/2jwyXNS
"27.01.2017 19:31:34" farnhamherald.com Outdoor learning is great fun CHILDREN at Potters Gate School in Farnham love outdoor learning - whatever the weather they don their wellingtons, hats and gloves and head out into the fresh air to learn. “We spend a lot of time outside, it is a great opportunity to learn what makes your children tick.”
"27.01.2017 18:31:45" farnhamherald.com 100 arrests in drink drive clamp-down A MAN caught driving on the M25 with a front tyre missing, a teenager who had only passed her test three weeks before and a drug user found driving with no insurance or MOT in Farnham were among… A MAN caught in #Farnham driving over the drink drive limit, with no insurance or MOT and a stash of cannabis in his car, was one of a hundred arrested in Surrey Police's Christmas crackdown.
"27.01.2017 17:30:44" farnhamherald.com Fun and games at Frost Camp AROUND 300 Scouts, Explorer Scouts, Guides and leaders camped at Bentley Copses' Frost Camp which was held last weekend at Bentley Copse Activity Centre. SCOUTS from across #Farnham gathered at Bentley Copse Activity Centre for a weekend of fun earlier this month.
"27.01.2017 16:03:36" Timeline Photos TUNE in to BBC Surrey (104/104.6FM) at around 5.40pm tonight to hear Herald chief reporter Daniel Gee discuss the week's big stories in the #Farnham area.
"27.01.2017 13:04:46" farnhamherald.com Surrey awash with fake number plates SURREY has the second-highest number of illegal number plates in the country, and the most behind London, according to new research. SURREY has the most illegal number plates in the country behind London, according to new research.
"27.01.2017 09:30:07" farnhamherald.com Watchdog opposes parking fee increases PROTESTS that Waverley proposals to raise car park charges for the second time in 12 months to plug the borough's £1. WAVERLEY Borough Council plans to hike car parking charges for the second time in a year to help bridge a funding shortfall.
"27.01.2017 07:30:06" farnhamherald.com Popular head retires after 18 years at helm ALL Hallows Catholic School has ushered in a new era following the retirement of headteacher Elizabeth Lutzeier. WISHING a very happy retirement to Mrs Lutzeier!
"26.01.2017 19:31:51" farnhamherald.com Family relieved as death crash driver loses appeal A VAN driver who killed a cyclist on the A31 between Farnham and Alton while texting behind the wheel has lost his appeal to have the sentence cut. AN Alton man has lost an appeal against his jail sentence for killing a cyclist on the A31 at Bentley while texting.
"26.01.2017 18:30:40" Timeline Photos HOUSE hunters and flat foragers can pick up their free 24-page Herald Homes supplement inside this week's paper, on sale now for just 50p!
"26.01.2017 17:30:46" farnhamherald.com Hospital black alert ROYAL Surrey County Hospital was one of more than 20 NHS trusts that declared a 'Black Alert' at the start of January, meaning it could not guarantee patient safety and provide a full range of normal… ROYAL Surrey County Hospital declared a 'Black Alert' earlier this month, meaning it could not guarantee patient safety.
"26.01.2017 17:30:39" farnhamherald.com Hospital black alert ROYAL Surrey County Hospital was one of more than 20 NHS trusts that declared a 'Black Alert' at the start of January, meaning it could not guarantee patient safety and provide a full range of normal… ROYAL Surrey County Hospital declared a 'Black Alert' earlier this month, meaning it could not guarantee patient safety.
"26.01.2017 13:00:02" Timeline Photos SEE today's Herald for a spread of newly released artistic impressions of the Brightwells regeneration scheme, as exhibited to the Farnham Chamber of Commerce last week.
"26.01.2017 11:22:09" Timeline Photos TODAY'S Herald front page - grab your copy now for just 50p in shops and online at http://buff.ly/PPsIBI. #SupportLocalNews
"26.01.2017 09:30:23" farnhamherald.com Mum sheds her hair for Cri du Chat support group A FARNHAM mum has raised more than £760 for the Cri du Chat Syndrome Support Group and children's hospice charity Shooting Star Chase, by waving goodbye to her hair. “BELLA is a complete joy to be around. She's taught us to never ever take a single second of life for granted."
"26.01.2017 07:30:28" farnhamherald.com Help at hand for victims of strokes AROUND 30 members of Farnham Leisure Centre's stroke rehabilitation group met for a Christmas meal at the Beefeater in Guildford Road before Christmas. #FARNHAM Leisure Centre's stroke rehabilitation group enjoyed an afternoon of festivities at Guildford's Beefeater.
"25.01.2017 19:30:25" farnhamherald.com Going that extra mile for Robbie MORE than £12,500 has been raised by members of the Farnham community as they competed in the 'robbiesrevs Everest Spinathon' challenge, climbing the equivalent of Mount Everest. RIDING a cumulative 82 hours, 70 lycra clad locals cycled their way up the equivalent of Mount Everest for charity.
"25.01.2017 18:30:06" farnhamherald.com Cash to transform how health care is delivered PEOPLE in Farnham are to benefit from almost £5 million of further national funding to continue to transform the way health and care is delivered. HEALTH authorities are delighted after receiving funding to improve medical care whilst reducing pressure on busy GP and A&E services. http://buff.ly/2kitdp5
"25.01.2017 17:30:18" farnhamherald.com Little Shop of Horrors SHOWSHACK Dance and Theatre School are excited to announce that their elite theatre students will be producing and performing The Little Shop of Horrors on Saturday, March 11. THEATRE lovers are in for a treat this March, as The Little Shop of Horrors comes to #Farnham.
"25.01.2017 13:00:27" farnhamherald.com Railway line to close for two days THE railway line between Farnham and Alton will close for a further two days this spring as Network Rail completes its permanent embankment repairs at Wrecclesham. NOTE for the diary - the railway line between #Farnham and #Alton will close for a further two days this spring.
"25.01.2017 09:30:25" farnhamherald.com Taking the pain out of queueing A NUMBER of Farnham residents got up at the crack of dawn to man a small refreshment stall outside Morgan's Butchers in Ridgway Road, raising more than £1,000 for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. FARNHAM residents provided light relief with extreme generosity, while shoppers queued for their Christmas turkeys.
"25.01.2017 07:30:25" farnhamherald.com Important advice for women A SMEAR test could mean the difference between life and death, yet figures show that 20 per cent of women still do not attend their cervical screening appointments. DOCTORS are urging women to make sure they are up to date with their smear tests.
"24.01.2017 19:30:33" farnhamherald.com Nice little windfall for Health Secretary FARNHAM MP Jeremy Hunt is set to become 'the richest member of Theresa May's cabinet' after the educational listings company he co-founded in 1996, Hotcourses, was sold to an Australian firm. CLICK below and see why Farnham MP Jeremy Hunt is set to become 'the richest member of Theresa May's cabinet'.
"24.01.2017 18:30:22" farnhamherald.com Black ice to blame for crashes THE A287 Frensham Road was closed on Wednesday, after a perilous patch of ice caused by a burst water main led to a succession of crashes on the A287 south of Farnham. “THE car in front of me slammed its brakes on so I put my brakes on, slid on the ice and I went flying."
"24.01.2017 17:30:30" farnhamherald.com Become an otter detective THE elusive otter could soon be moving into Surrey and wildlife lovers are asked to become 'Otter Spotters' to help look out for these beautiful creatures on the county's waterways. SURREY Wildlife Trust needs your help to play otter detective and report on any sightings of the animals in #Surrey.
"24.01.2017 07:30:13" farnhamherald.com Maltings launches dementia carers' club FARNHAM Maltings is delighted to announce the launch of its new group Take Care, a light-hearted drama improvisation group aimed at carers of people with dementia. ARE you a dementia carer? Then take a look below as Farnham Maltings launch its new group made specifically for you.
"23.01.2017 19:30:22" farnhamherald.com Olive branch offered in holiday homes row A DEVELOPER embroiled in a row with Churt residents over its mobile home park on the outskirts of the village has offered an olive branch to the community, in the form of sponsorship for charitable… A DEVELOPER embroiled in a row with Churt residents over its mobile home park on the outskirts of the village has offered an olive branch to the community, in the form of sponsorship for charitable causes in the area.
"23.01.2017 18:30:13" farnhamherald.com Surrey announces plans for a 15 per cent hike in council tax SURREY County Council leader David Hodge has announced shock plans to increase council tax by 15 per cent this April. DESPITE #Surrey finding £450m worth of savings from its annual budget, a 15% increase in council tax has been proposed.
"23.01.2017 17:30:49" farnhamherald.com Brother runs for Stacey STACEY Burrows and Lucy Pygott, the teenage runners tragically killed in November, will be remembered this weekend by Stacey's brother, Lee. “STACEY believed her athletic career was steering towards marathon running, I therefore see this as a tribute to the life she would have led.”
"23.01.2017 13:00:39" farnhamherald.com Get fit for Phyllis Tuckwell LOOKING for a new challenge this year? Then look no further as Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice gets ready for its annual Get Fit for Phyllis campaign, to raise money to fund the supportive and end of life… GET that adrenaline pumping in one of Phyllis Tuckwell's breath-taking Get Fit for Phyllis campaign challenges.
"22.01.2017 18:30:26" farnhamherald.com School gets a blast from the past CHILDREN from St Mary's Infant School in Frensham donned traditional Victorian costumes, lent by the Rural Life Centre, to welcome guests from the Frensham and Dockenfield History Society, to unveil… ST Mary's Infant School in #Frensham has found some truly unique photographs of the school dating back to its Victorian beginnings.
"22.01.2017 13:00:36" farnhamherald.com Harry has his own Iron Men THIS summer four men from Alton will be taking on the Iron Man Triathlon – a 2. FOUR friends are taking on a monster of a triathlon this summer for muscular dystrophy and the Help4Harry campaign.
"22.01.2017 09:30:09" farnhamherald.com Goats prove an education AS a part of their topic, 'Once Upon a Time', the younger children at St Andrew's Infant School in Farnham have been learning the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. CHILDREN at St Andrew's Infant School in Farnham enjoyed an afternoon with some very special guests.
"21.01.2017 18:30:16" farnhamherald.com Crime chief responds to criticisms SURREY Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), David Munro, has reassured Farnham residents that the authorities are doing “all they can” to address the town's spiralling anti-social behaviour and… ANTI-social behaviour and vandalism problems within Farnham are not going unnoticed by authorities, says Surrey PCC. http://buff.ly/2jUURs2
"21.01.2017 13:00:35" farnhamherald.com Students hope to catch judge's eye SHOWSHACK students will be hoping to wet the appetites of industry professionals in March when the successful finalists will perform at a Showshack's Got Talent evening. FANCY something new? This term Showshack has a January offer of two free dance or theatre school trial lessons.
"21.01.2017 09:30:11" farnhamherald.com January is the month to love your liver says expert JANUARY is Love Your Liver month, a national awareness campaign from the British Liver Trust aimed at encouraging the nation to look after their bodies and maintain a healthy lifestyle. LEARN how to love your liver, with Spire Clare Park Hospital's Professor Aftab Ala.
"20.01.2017 19:30:53" farnhamherald.com Fly-tipping figures show alarming rise NEW figures obtained by The Herald under the Freedom of Information Act reveal reports of fly-tipping in Farnham have increased by almost 50 per cent over the past two years. REPORTS of fly-tipping in Farnham have increased by almost 50 per cent over the past two years.
"20.01.2017 18:30:06" farnhamherald.com Council leader urged to publish 'secret letter' THE leader of cash-strapped Surrey County Council, David Hodge, has been urged to make public a “secret letter” he has written to the county's 11 MPs regarding the £30 million budget deficit. SURREY County Council leader David Hodge has been urged to release a "secret letter" he has written to MPs about the council's £30m budget deficit.
"20.01.2017 17:30:28" farnhamherald.com Vipers see off London sides FARNHAM'S local adult floorball team, Southern Vipers, beat two big London clubs in a thrilling match at The Edge in Haslemere. FARNHAM'S local adult floorball team, Southern Vipers, beat two big London clubs in a thrilling match at The Edge in Haslemere.
"20.01.2017 13:00:31" farnhamherald.com Lucky escape for driver in bridge accident TILFORD'S iconic stone bridge will be closed for the foreseeable future, cutting the village in half, after a car skidded through its barriers on a frosty Thursday morning and narrowly avoided… TILFORD has been cut in half after a car crashed into the village's iconic stone bridge, narrowly avoiding plunging into the freezing River Wey on Thursday.
"20.01.2017 09:30:13" farnhamherald.com Pupils braved the shave PUPILS at Farnham Heath End raised more than £2,000 after they took to the stage and braved the shave for Pancreatic Cancer Research, in front of a roaring crowd egging them on. PUPILS at Farnham Heath End School were transformed after putting themselves forward to brave the shave for cancer.
"20.01.2017 07:30:11" farnhamherald.com Insurance row over Bourne Mill fire THE historic Grade II-listed Bourne Mill Antiques Centre in Guildford Road shows no sign of being repaired more than a year after a devastating fire ripped through the 300-year-old building - with… “IT is a great tragedy and I have to say that in the 33 years that I've owned it, I never expected it to be the way it is..hopefully we'll get there eventually.”
"19.01.2017 19:30:04" farnhamherald.com Fundraising page set up for teenager A FUNDRAISING page has been set up to cover the funeral costs of Farnham teenager Nye Newman who died on the Paris Metro on New Year's Day. A FUNDRAISING page has been set up for #Farnham resident, Nye, who tragically died after a train accident in Paris.
"19.01.2017 18:30:40" farnhamherald.com Opposition leader casts doubt on claims THE party leader of Waverley Borough Council's opposition Farnham Residents group, Jerry Hyman, has questioned whether Tory plans for a '£5 to £10 million' redesign of Farnham town centre signal an… THE party leader of Waverley Borough Council's opposition Farnham Residents group, Jerry Hyman, has questioned whether Tory plans for a '£5 to £10 million' redesign of Farnham town centre signal an end to developer Crest Nicholson's “dangerous and
"19.01.2017 17:30:06" farnhamherald.com Surrey announces plans for a 15 per cent hike in council tax SURREY County Council leader David Hodge has announced shock plans to increase council tax by 15 per cent this April. HOUSEHOLDS in Farnham are set to be hit by an eye-watering £200 hike to their annual council tax bills this April.
"19.01.2017 13:01:24" farnhamherald.com Saturday Safari Club returning to Pierrepont PIERREPONT Farm in Tilford, is excited to announce the return of its Saturday Safari Club, a club aimed specifically at children with a keen interest in the natural world. TILFORD'S Saturday Safari Club, a group for budding naturalists returns this March, click below for information.
"19.01.2017 09:30:37" farnhamherald.com School hoping to bag some help ST Mary's Infant School in Frensham is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. ST Mary's Infant School in #Frensham could benefit from a grant of up to £5,000, with a little help from you.
"19.01.2017 07:30:26" farnhamherald.com Singing for the mind HOMECARE provider Right at Home runs a weekly Singing for the Mind group at the Farnham Maltings, for those living with dementia and before Christmas Right at Home owner Alastair Shanks organised a… SOUTH Farnham School joined members of Right at Home's Singing for the Mind group for a good old fashion sing-song.
"18.01.2017 19:30:18" farnhamherald.com Hunt denies NHS facing a 'humanitarian crisis' FARNHAM MP Jeremy Hunt has denied claims by the British Red Cross that NHS emergency departments are facing a “humanitarian crisis”. MP Jeremy Hunt wants to promise all NHS patients that they will have access to high-quality care wherever they go.
"18.01.2017 18:30:05" farnhamherald.com Concern grows for missing woman SURREY Police are appealing for the public's help in finding a vulnerable woman from Farnham. HAVE you seen this lady? She was last seen by a neighbour in #Farnham at 7.30am on Saturday, December 17, 2016.
"18.01.2017 17:30:21" farnhamherald.com Architect passes away peacefully MICHAEL McLellan, former chief architect of Waverley Borough Council and an active member of the Farnham community, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2016, at the age of 91. MICHAEL McLellan an active member of the #Farnham community has passed away peacefully at the age of 91.
"18.01.2017 09:30:29" farnhamherald.com Two extra concerts are now planned FARNHAM Town Council has a treat in store for fans of the summertime programme of Music in the Meadow. “TO help banish the winter blues, we have responded to residents' requests and will start 2017 on a musical note."
"18.01.2017 07:30:27" farnhamherald.com First World War battle tank commander's papers published THE papers of a Somme tank commander who married his sweetheart in Farnham before fighting on the Western Front have been published for the first time by the National Army Museum. THE papers of a Somme tank commander who married his sweetheart in Farnham before fighting on the Western Front have been published for the first time by the National Army Museum. http://buff.ly/2j5apZH
"17.01.2017 19:30:09" farnhamherald.com Tesco boost for Ridgeway STAFF at Tesco Express in The Ridgway celebrated the stores reopening with a cheque presentation of £250 to The Ridgeway Community School in Farnham. TESCO Express on The Ridgway looks brand new after closing for over a fortnight for refurbishment.
"17.01.2017 18:30:13" farnhamherald.com Theresa May visits 'crisis cafe' A PIONEERING 'crisis cafe' offering a vital refuge for people in mental distress across the Farnham and Aldershot area welcomed a very important visitor on Monday. “FOR too long mental illness has been something of a hidden injustice in our country, shrouded in a completely unacceptable stigma and dangerously disregarded as a secondary issue to physical health."
"17.01.2017 17:30:14" farnhamherald.com Weydon's got plenty of talent AT the end of last term, Weydon School's talented singers and musicians performed in their annual Christmas concert. PUPILS at Weydon School didn't disappoint as they put their talent to the test in their annual Christmas concert.
"17.01.2017 13:00:19" farnhamherald.com Generous response to Wenceslas appeal SINCE the November launch of Project Wenceslas, when Farnham Lions invited those pensioners who felt they did not need their Winter Fuel Allowances to donate them to those less fortunate, the club… AN appeal that invites pensioners to pass on their winter fuel payments has raised a staggering £15,768.
"17.01.2017 09:30:44" farnhamherald.com Take lumberjack challenge ELITE lumberjack competition, Stihl Timbersports, is looking to the residents of Surrey to find the next generation of athletes to put their axe and saw skills to the test at a taster weekend at… DO you have a taste for Timbersports? Then click below for more information.
"17.01.2017 07:30:06" farnhamherald.com Mud, glorious mud NURSERIES, early years groups, families and children up and down the country are being encouraged to take part in a Peppa Pig's Muddy Puddle Walk for Save the Children this May. HELP the world's most vulnerable children to have a brighter future by jumping in a muddy muddle this May.
"16.01.2017 19:30:40" farnhamherald.com Bin Laden inquest set to re-convene AN inquest into a plane crash which killed three members of Osama Bin Laden's family at Blackbushe Airport near Farnham is set to re-convene this March. AN inquest into a plane crash which killed members of Osama Bin Laden's family near Farnham is set to re-convene this March.
"16.01.2017 18:29:54" Timeline Photos “CARERS play an invaluable role and make such an enormous contribution in helping people stay in their homes." http://buff.ly/2jPN5Py
"16.01.2017 17:30:05" farnhamherald.com Pair jailed for NHS fraud A CORRUPT director at the Royal Surrey County Hospital who accepted bribes of £80,000 in exchange for awarding lucrative IT contracts has been jailed for three-and-a-half years at Guildford Crown… A DIRECTOR at the Royal Surrey County Hospital has been jailed for three-and-a-half years at Guildford Crown Court.
"16.01.2017 13:01:36" farnhamherald.com Primary schools ranked in top seven per cent FOUR primary schools in Farnham have been ranked in the top seven per cent in England for Key Stage Two SATS results. SOUTH Farnham School, Rowledge School, Waverley Abbey and St Peter's, have been ranked in the top seven per cent in England for Key Stage Two SATS results.
"15.01.2017 13:01:23" farnhamherald.com Gala dinner raises £7,000 in memory of Hedgehog THE family of long-serving Hedgehogs volunteer and West Street hairdresser Terry Taylor have donated more than £7,000 to the Lymphoma Research Trust following a gala dinner in his memory. MORE than £7,000 was raised at a special gala dinner held in memory of #Farnham Hedgehog Terry Taylor.
"15.01.2017 09:30:10" farnhamherald.com Farnham outclass physical Bognor BOGNOR 7, FARNHAM 62 THIS game was over after 17 minutes – bonus point in the bag and Farnham leading 24-0 against lowly Bognor. THIS game was over after 17 minutes – bonus point in the bag and Farnham leading 24-0 against lowly Bognor.
"14.01.2017 18:30:09" farnhamherald.com New Year honour for council leader SURREY County Council leader David Hodge has been made a CBE in the Queen's New Year Honours. “IT'S a huge privilege to serve the residents of #Surrey....I'm determined to carry on doing all I can to stand up for the county."
"14.01.2017 13:00:25" farnhamherald.com Flood risk drop-in session RESIDENTS, businesses and community groups in Farnham are invited to 'get prepared' at a flood and winter risk drop-in on Thursday, January 19, from 4pm to 8pm at the Farnham Maltings. PREPARE yourself this winter, by visiting #Farnham Maltings for its flood and winter risk event this Thursday.
"14.01.2017 09:30:04" farnhamherald.com Everyone gets involved in production THE Woodlarks Centre in Lodge Hill Road, Farnham, echoed to roars of applause and cheers, after performing this year's Christmas nativity, A Miracle in Town, an upbeat version of the traditional… RESIDENTS at The Woodlarks Centre in Farnham, impressive audiences with their Christmas nativity, A Miracle in Town.
"13.01.2017 19:30:19" farnhamherald.com Rocking and rolling for good causes FANCY a bit of rock 'n' roll? Then head down to Farnham Rugby Club on Friday, February 24, for an evening of rock 'n' roll in aid of Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice and British Kidney Patient Association... GET your dancing shoes on and head down to #Farnham Rugby Club for a night of rock 'n' roll this February.
"13.01.2017 18:30:28" farnhamherald.com Olive branch proffered in holiday homes row A DEVELOPER embroiled in a row with Churt residents over its mobile home park on the outskirts of the village has offered an olive branch to the community, in the form of sponsorship for charitable… A DEVELOPER embroiled in a row with Churt residents over its mobile home park on the outskirts of the village has offered an olive branch to the community, in the form of sponsorship for charitable causes in the area.
"13.01.2017 17:30:03" farnhamherald.com Warning as bikes targeted by thieves POLICE have urged cyclists to take action following a spate of bicycle thefts locally. POLICE warn cyclists to be vigilant as the number of bicycles to have been reported stolen across the borough rises.
"13.01.2017 16:56:26" Timeline Photos UPDATED: The level crossing at Farnham Station has reportedly reopened following a fault earlier this evening.
Long queues developed on the A31 and into Farnham town centre, and trains have been delayed by up to 15 minutes in both directions, after the
"13.01.2017 13:01:34" farnhamherald.com MBE award for Paralympian AFTER winning gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, 27 year old sprinter Georgina Hermitage from Binsted has been named in the Queen's New Year's Honours List. “I'M blown away really. It is the icing on the cake after Rio and getting gold," said Georgina Hermitage.
"13.01.2017 09:30:18" farnhamherald.com MP congratulates Janet on her award FARNHAM MP Jeremy Hunt has congratulated “one of our brightest lights” Janet Maines after the community stalwart made an MBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours list. “JANET'S commitment to our community is boundless....we are truly lucky to have her as one of our brightest lights.”
"13.01.2017 07:30:15" farnhamherald.com Appeal after man sexually assaulted POLICE are appealing for information after a 21-year-old man was sexually assaulted in Badshot Lea Road last Saturday. POLICE are appealing for information after a 21-year-old man was sexually assaulted in Badshot Lea Road.
"12.01.2017 19:30:22" farnhamherald.com Farnham man identified as author of Trump dossier A FARNHAM man has 'gone into hiding' after being identified as the author of an explosive dossier containing claims about the US President-elect Donald Trump. THE world's gaze fell on #Farnham today after a local man became embroiled in the latest controversy to rock US politics.
"12.01.2017 18:29:58" farnhamherald.com Save for social care is MP's stark warning FARNHAM MP and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has called on people to save for their social care as well as their pensions, following reports of Surrey County Council's “social care crisis”. “People will need to save for their social care much as they do for their pension."
"12.01.2017 17:30:38" farnhamherald.com Improper use of 999 service “IT'S Christmas and I'm smashed out of my nut - get me a cab home. “IT'S Christmas and I'm smashed out of my nut!" – that was a 999 call received on Christmas Eve by a Surrey Police call handler.
"12.01.2017 15:26:22" farnhamherald.com Farnham man identified as author of Trump dossier A FARNHAM man has 'gone into hiding' after being identified as the author of an explosive dossier containing claims about the US President-elect Donald Trump. A #FARNHAM man has sensationally been identified as author of the Trump dossier currently rocking US politics.
"12.01.2017 14:31:31" farnhamherald.com Met Office forecasting snow tonight UP to 10cm of snow may settle in Surrey and Hampshire from around 5pm this evening (Thursday), the Met Office has warned. GRAB your toboggan - up to 10cm snow may settle in Surrey and Hampshire tonight says the Met Office!
"12.01.2017 13:00:42" Timeline Photos HOME hunters can grab their free 32-page Herald Homes supplement inside today's paper - packed with properties to buy and rent in your area.
"12.01.2017 10:40:05" Timeline Photos TODAY's Herald front page - get your copy now for just 50p in shops and online at buff.ly/2j3P1Vh. #SupportLocalNews
"12.01.2017 09:30:09" farnhamherald.com Youngsters did go to the panto THE Princes Hall in Aldershot kindly donated 40 tickets to is Christmas pantomime, Sleeping Beauty, to Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care. OH no they didn't!
"12.01.2017 07:30:16" farnhamherald.com Children's centre thanks supporters STAFF at Potters Gate Children's Centre in Farnham hosted its annual coffee morning to say thank you to all of those who supported the centre over 2016. “I just really want to thank you for the on-going support," says the manager of Potters Gate Children's Centre.
"11.01.2017 19:30:42" farnhamherald.com Pensioner has faith in human goodness restored A PENSIONER has thanked the Farnham community for 'restoring her faith' after she was handed an envelope containing more than £500 last week following a public appeal to replace her stolen pension… AN elderly lady whose pension money was stolen in the days before Christmas has now received more than £500 in donations thanks to the generosity of the Farnham public.
"11.01.2017 18:30:38" farnhamherald.com St Andrew's to hold open day ST Andrew's Infant School pupils enjoyed a novel take on an Advent calendar before the Christmas holidays. PROSPECTIVE parents and their children are invited to St Andrew's open day tomorrow, from 9.30am to 11.30am.
"11.01.2017 17:30:16" farnhamherald.com Detainee released from solitary BRITISH-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in an Iranian prison since June after being accused of attempting to overthrow the government, has been released from solitary… "NAZANIN was told that she would be moved out of solitary and into the general cells....she is no longer alone.”
"11.01.2017 14:08:07" farnhamherald.com Snow now 'likely', says Met Office THE Met Office has upgraded a weather warning, with the prospect of snow in Surrey and Hampshire this Thursday now thought more likely. SNOW is now 'likely' to cause disruption in Surrey and Hampshire tomorrow, forecasters have warned.
"11.01.2017 13:00:38" farnhamherald.com Pupils had a happy day at Aladdin panto CHILDREN from The Ridgeway Community School in Farnham, were treated to a day trip to Yvonne Arnaud Theatre to see Aladdin, after being gifted a day trip by Happy Days Children's Charity, a national… THANKS to Happy Days Children's Charity, pupils from The Ridgeway School enjoyed an upbeat evening at the theatre.
"11.01.2017 09:29:57" farnhamherald.com Unravel returns to Maltings in February FARNHAM Maltings' annual international festival of knitting, unravel, will return for its ninth year in February. ONE of the largest knitting festivals in the UK, unravel, will be making its return to Farnham Maltings next month.
"11.01.2017 07:30:26" farnhamherald.com 'Music while you munch' THE monthly 'Music while you Munch' organ recitals at St Andrew's Church, Farnham, will recommence in the new year with the return of Gillian Lloyd on Tuesday, January 10, at 1. GET down to St Andrew's Church in #Farnham, as its monthly 'Music while you Munch' organ recitals return to town.
"10.01.2017 19:30:09" farnhamherald.com Fancy dress race a popular event in Runners' calendar FARNHAM Runners' annual festive handicap race has been held since 1986 and on the same course since 1990 and remains a popular event in the club calendar. CHRISTMAS spirit was in abundance as #Farnham Runners donned flamboyant gear in December's festive handicap race.
"10.01.2017 18:30:38" farnhamherald.com Met Office issues possible snow warning THE Met Office has issued a severe weather warning with snow possible in Surrey and Hampshire on Thursday. SNOW may be heading our way this Thursday, as temperatures dip to lows of -1C on Friday and into the weekend.
"10.01.2017 17:30:09" farnhamherald.com New Year's Day clean-up YOUNG Muslims took to the streets of Farnham with brooms and bin bags in hand on New Year's Day for a community litter-pick. FARNHAM looks brand new after members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association took part in a group litter-pick.
"10.01.2017 13:00:04" farnhamherald.com Heartstart classes are starting again NOW firmly into its fifth year of operations, during which time it has trained close to 750 members of the community in Emergency Life Support (ELS) skills, Heartstart Farnham Lions will hold its… LEARN how to save a life this Wednesday for free, as Heartstart Farnham Lions hosts its 82nd first aid session.
"10.01.2017 09:29:59" farnhamherald.com Munro calling for extra equality THE police and crime commissioner for Surrey has called on commissioners across the country to help reduce inequality following the release of the Casey Review. "I BELIEVE we must do our part in policing to reduce inequality and promote safety among our diverse communities.”
"10.01.2017 07:30:23" farnhamherald.com Dementia champions win star billing A TEAM which strives to improve the lives of those living with dementia ws recognised as Royal Surrey County Hospital celebrated its stars of 2016. THE Dementia Champion Group has been named team of the year in Royal Surrey County Hospital's Star Awards.
"09.01.2017 19:30:19" farnhamherald.com A31 victim named THE victim of a fatal Christmas Day crash on the A31 Hogs Back has been named as former Gurkha soldier Narayan Gurung. THE victim of a fatal crash on the A31 Hogs Back has been named as former Gurkha soldier Narayan Gurung.
"09.01.2017 18:30:35" farnhamherald.com Teenager charged with Elstead burglary A HOMEOWNER in Elstead didn't have the best start to the New Year when they came home to discover they;d been burgled. POLICE are appealing for information regarding an Elstead burglary, one of many to have taken place locally over recent weeks.
"09.01.2017 17:30:38" farnhamherald.com How you can recycle Christmas trees CHRISTMAS decorations are coming down and trees being recycled or boxed up - so when, where and how can trees be recycled in Farnham? Both real trees and unwanted synthetic trees can also be taken… IS your house starting to look like a jumble sale following the festive season? Then click below for tips about Christmas recycling.
"09.01.2017 13:01:17" farnhamherald.com Festive treat at hospice shop MORE than £1,500 was raised in less than a day before Christmas, as staff at the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice shop on Downing Street in Farnham put on another impressive in-store festive event for the… STAFF at Phyllis Tuckwell have raised over £1,500 after the smell of homemade cakes drew in Farnham shoppers.
"09.01.2017 11:32:34" Timeline Photos FARNHAM commuters have been hit by the #TubeStrike this morning after Clapham Junction was evacuated due to overcrowding - please tell us how your journey has been affected...
"09.01.2017 07:30:21" farnhamherald.com Special teacher will be sorely missed Marian Theresa Bird (1954 – 2016) FORMER Farnham and Alton teacher Marian Bird has died after an ongoing battle with a progressive disease. MUCH loved St Polycarp's teacher and St Joan's parishioner Marian Bird has passed away, aged 62.
"08.01.2017 18:29:58" farnhamherald.com Christmas cheer on the menu GREAT food, laughter, gentleness, peace and goodwill were in abundance at Farnham's Christmas Day lunch for people who would otherwise have spent the day on their own. #FARNHAM residents chatted and joked as they enjoyed roast turkey with all the trimmings last week.
"08.01.2017 13:00:17" farnhamherald.com Arrival of winger is a boost for Aldershot ALDERSHOT Town have signed winger Jonny Giles on loan from Oxford United. ALDERSHOT Town have signed winger Jonny Giles on loan from Oxford United.
"08.01.2017 09:30:19" farnhamherald.com Fancy fostering in the new year? “SURREY is in urgent need of more people to foster”, according to the Labour leader for Surrey County Council. ARE you interested in fostering or know someone who is? Then click below for more information and get started today.
"07.01.2017 18:30:12" farnhamherald.com Farnham Runners out in force for Southern League race FARNHAM Runners had a big turn-out of 44 for the Southern Cross-Country League race at Lord Wandsworth. #FARNHAM Runners had a big turn-out of 44 for the Southern Cross-Country League race at Lord Wandsworth.
"07.01.2017 13:00:44" Timeline Photos BEAUTIFUL wintry photo of Bishop's Meadow and St Andrew's Church (by Katie Hiscott) to kick off the Hedgehogs 2017 Love Farnham calendar.
"07.01.2017 09:30:15" farnhamherald.com New look for fire engines FIRE engines will be taking on a new look to highlight Surrey firefighters' role in responding to certain medical emergencies. SURREY fire crews have attended more than 2,500 medical emergencies since they began carrying defibrillators in 2015
"06.01.2017 19:30:17" farnhamherald.com Village shop shares profits THE Frensham Village Shop and Post Office, which is owned by Frensham and Dockenfield residents, has had another successful year. FRENSHAM Village Shop has donated £1,396 surplus profits towards new equipment for the Marindin Hall in Frensham.
"06.01.2017 18:30:14" farnhamherald.com Sports council has high hopes of starting a new boccia club FOLLOWING on from a successful 12-week taster course leading up to Christmas, a Farnham Boccia Club is being planned for the new year. PARALYMPIC sport boccia is set to arrive in Farnham this new year and everyone is welcome to have a go.
"06.01.2017 17:37:41" farnhamherald.com How you can recycle Christmas trees CHRISTMAS decorations are coming down and trees being recycled or boxed up - so when, where and how can trees be recycled in Farnham? Both real trees and unwanted synthetic trees can also be taken to... TWELFTH night has passed which sadly means only one thing... Find out where to recycle your tree here.
"06.01.2017 16:59:25" farnhamherald.com Teenager charged with Elstead burglary A HOMEOWNER in Elstead didn't have the best start to the New Year when they came home to discover they;d been burgled. POLICE in Waverley have warned homeowners to be wary of thieves following a spate of burglaries in the area.
"06.01.2017 15:57:47" farnhamherald.com Have a say on health issues in consultation THE Care Quality Commission (CQC) is inviting people to give their views on its plans to deliver a more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach to regulation across health and adult social… VIEWS are being sought on how health and adult social care services are regulated.
"06.01.2017 12:59:57" farnhamherald.com End of an era as stalwart caretaker Mick bows out ST Peter's School in Wrecclesham reached the end of an era with the retirement of much-loved caretaker Mick Sturgess. PUPILS and staff at St Peter's School have bade farewell to much-loved caretaker Mick Sturgess.
"06.01.2017 11:23:41" Timeline Photos THIS week's Herald front page - the first of 2017 - on sale now, just 50p in shops and online at buff.ly/2iiNoCd. #SupportLocalNews
"06.01.2017 09:30:16" farnhamherald.com Pedestrian plans to be unveiled in new year LONG-awaited plans for a “£5 to £10 million” overhaul of Farnham town centre's congested road network are expected to see the light of the day in the new year, after councillors signed off £25,000… PLANS for a "£10 million" re-design of Farnham town centre will be unveiled this spring, says MP Jeremy Hunt.
"06.01.2017 07:30:24" farnhamherald.com Hot-air balloon rooftops drama A HOT-AIR balloon skimmed roof tops before dramatically touching down in Wey Meadow Close, Wrecclesham, last Thursday. A HOT air balloon operator has denied 'taking out' a chimney before a daring landing in Wrecclesham last Thursday.
"05.01.2017 19:30:28" farnhamherald.com Olympic champion does honours at care home RESIDENTS from Waverley Grange Care Home in Farnham were charmed before Christmas by the heavenly voices of pupils of South Farnham School, who put on a carol service to remember, while Rio… PUPILS from South Farnham School hypnotised elderly residents with their enchanting carol service.
"05.01.2017 18:30:18" farnhamherald.com Battle far from over as planners give green light to Dunsfold homes WAVERLEY councillors have consented to the biggest planning application in the borough's history, for 1,800 new homes at Dunsfold Park aerodrome, the home of BBC's Top Gear. #WAVERLEY councillors have consented to the biggest planning application in the borough's history, for 1,800 new homes at Dunsfold Park aerodrome, the home of BBC's Top Gear.
"05.01.2017 17:30:47" farnhamherald.com Mr Kipling's a pleasant visitor A MINIATURE therapy donkey brought some festive cheer to patients at Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham on Christmas Day. PATIENTS at Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice had a pleasant surprise on Christmas Day as a therapy donkey came to say hello.
"05.01.2017 13:18:59" farnhamherald.com Gallagher's late strike completes the double for Shots WOKING 1, ALDERSHOT TOWN 2 HAVING outplayed Woking in thrilling style on Boxing Day, Aldershot completed a festive double over their most local rivals with a performance which owed more to grit and… ALDERSHOT completed a festive double over their most local rivals Woking on New Year's Day.
"05.01.2017 13:00:49" farnhamherald.com Tuckwell Christmas parties raised thousands AROUND 1,500 guests entered the shadowy world of the Speakeasy, as they arrived at FIVE in Farnborough for this year's Phyllis Tuckwell's Christmas parties. IT was 1928 and bootlegged gangs ruled the streets at Phyllis Tuckwell's 2016 Chicago themed Christmas party.
"05.01.2017 10:50:12" farnhamherald.com Abandoned trailer blocks busy Farnham street AN abandoned trailer has caused chaos in Longley Road near Farnham Station over the past fortnight, blocking a pavement and two parking bays. FARNHAM'S fly-tipping woes sunk to a new low over the Christmas period.
"05.01.2017 09:30:13" farnhamherald.com Bake-Off contestant cooked up alternative Christmas treat AN alternative Christmas was on the menu at the Bungalow, Upper Hale, on Friday, December 16, when all there had fun watching a demonstration by Stu Henshall, ex-Great British Bake Off contestant,… THE Sandy Hill Bungalow welcomed a visitor fresh from The Great British Bake Off in the build-up to Christmas.
"05.01.2017 07:30:12" Timeline Photos CHILDREN currently in school years two to four (aged six to nine) are invited to join the award-winning Farnham Youth Choir's training choir for an afternoon of singing and fun on Sunday, January 15, with conductor Sarah Burston.
The workshop, from 2 to
"04.01.2017 19:30:26" farnhamherald.com Consultants' bills rise LIBERAL Democrat county councillors have expressed concern after it was revealed that Surrey County Council's spending on consultants has increased by more than 40 per cent from the previous year. #SURREY County Council's spending on consultants has risen from £305,000 in 2015/16 to £431,000 so far in 2016/17.
"04.01.2017 18:30:15" farnhamherald.com Police issued with body cameras POLICE officers in Waverley have been equipped with new body worn cameras to increase transparency and efficiency. MORE than 150 body worn cameras have been distributed to frontline officers throughout #Waverley and Guildford.
"04.01.2017 17:30:28" farnhamherald.com Burning off the festive calories FARNHAM Runners joined hundreds of others burning off the Christmas calories in the annual Boxing Day run in aid of Haslemere's Holy Cross Hospital. MORE than 600 runners braved low temperatures as they competed in the annual Boxing Day run, for charity.
"04.01.2017 14:23:13" farnhamherald.com Tributes paid to teenager A FORMER All Hallows Catholic School student has tragically died after a train accident in Paris. TRIBUTES have poured in for a much-loved #Farnham teenager killed in a train accident in Paris on New Year's Day.
"04.01.2017 13:00:31" farnhamherald.com A New Year message from the mayor IT is hard to look forward without a glance backwards. I LOOK forward to the New Year with optimism and the firm belief that better communications are a key to a more peaceful existence. Let's chat to our neighbours and say 'Hello' to people we pass in the street. If Santa did not bring all that you hoped
"04.01.2017 09:30:24" farnhamherald.com Shoebox appeal helped homeless A CAMPAIGN by The Herald's sister paper the Surrey and Hants News calling for shoeboxes of Christmas goodies to bring cheer to less fortunate members of the community has solicited almost 700… FARNHAM was busy in the lead-up to Christmas filling boxes to bring cheer to those less fortunate in the community.
"04.01.2017 07:30:06" farnhamherald.com Cotton Traders extend thanks THE team at Cotton Traders, Country Market would like to thank everyone who participated in their fundraising event for the company's nominated charity, Help for Heroes. "A BIG thank you to all our generous Country Market colleagues and to our wonderful customers for their support.”
"03.01.2017 19:30:07" farnhamherald.com Apply for Waverley BC grants WAVERLEY Borough Council is encouraging voluntary organisations to apply to the Waverley Voluntary Commissioning Partnership for funding before January 10, 2017. ORGANISATIONS have until January 10 to apply to the Waverley Voluntary Commissioning Partnership for funding.
"03.01.2017 18:30:05" farnhamherald.com Community rallies to the aid of robbed pensioner FESTIVE goodwill was restored in Farnham this week, after the community rallied to replace an elderly lady's pension money stolen in the days leading up to Christmas. THE Farnham community has pulled together to help an elderly lady smile again, after thieves stole her pension money just days before Christmas.
"03.01.2017 17:30:35" farnhamherald.com Santa goes 'shopping' in Farnham FATHER Christmas was spotted picking a few last-minute Christmas presents for staff, patients and families supported by Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham town centre last week. STAFF, patients and families supported by Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice got a pleasant surprise, as Father Christmas pulled up with a big bag of presents generously donated by Farnham businesses.
"03.01.2017 13:00:05" farnhamherald.com Awards for Kumon students STUDENTS from the Kumon Farnham Study Centre were recognised at an Advanced Student Honour Roll awards ceremony at Daniel Hall in Farnham, for their success and continued development studying on the… “I AM very proud of all of our students and thank the parents for their continued support, as well as our team.”
"02.01.2017 07:30:17" farnhamherald.com Community Trust to depart Aldershot Town after 12 years ALDERSHOT Town and the Aldershot Town Community Trust, a registered charity that has operated from the club for 12 years, have severed links. ALDERSHOT Town FC has severed ties with its own community trust.
"01.01.2017 18:30:10" farnhamherald.com Organisers overwhelmed by support MEMBERS of St Thomas-on-The Bourne Church in Farnham, were overwhelmed at the success of this year's Christmas market, which raised more than £4,600 for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, 22 per cent up on… A CHRISTMAS market at St Thomas-on-The Bourne Church raised more than £4,600 for Phyllis Tuckwell.
"01.01.2017 13:00:15" farnhamherald.com Winter Celebration rounds off the year in splendid style CHRISTMAS spirit was present in abundance in Farnham's Gostrey Meadow when the town turned out for the Winter Celebration, marking the end of a highly successful year for Farnham in Bloom. RESIDENTS were in fine voice as they joined in the medley of much-loved Christmas carols, led by Farnham Brass Band.
"01.01.2017 09:30:15" farnhamherald.com New Year's day litter pick YOUNG people from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) are inviting the community to join them in a New Year's Day litter-pick and street clean-up in Farnham. JOIN youths from AMYA Islamabad for a community litter-pick in #Farnham on New Year's Day.
"31.12.2016 18:30:25" farnhamherald.com Couple encourage others to apply for council disabled facilities grant A COUPLE from Farnham have encouraged others to apply for a disabled facilities grant from Waverley Borough Council. GRANTS of up to £30,000 are available to help people to stay independent in their own homes for longer.
"31.12.2016 13:00:06" farnhamherald.com Gifts that carry on giving STUDENTS and staff spent the weeks leading up to Christmas filling shoeboxes of gifts to donate to people living in difficult circumstances in Eastern Europe, as part of an initiative organised by… STUDENTS at UCA Farnham donated hundreds of shoeboxes filled with festive gifts for disadvantaged people overseas.
"31.12.2016 09:31:31" farnhamherald.com Looze the booze for Phyllis Tuckwell WITH social events piling up throughout December and New Year's celebrations following hot on the heels of the Christmas parties, everyone likes to over-indulge a bit over the festive season. CHARITY Phyllis Tuckwell is asking people to get their New Year off to a healthy start, by giving up alcohol for January.
"30.12.2016 22:48:12" Timeline Photos BREAKING: Double-Paralympic champion Rachel Morris and chairman of the 40 Degreez youth centre in Farnham, Janet Maines have both been awarded MBEs in the New Year's Honours list. More to follow...
"30.12.2016 19:30:26" farnhamherald.com Royal Surrey is tops for babies BABIES born at Royal Surrey County Hospital are receiving the very best start in life, a global initiative has found. "OUR midwives are committed to ensuring that all babies' get off to the best start in life."
"30.12.2016 18:30:20" farnhamherald.com Ex-college entrepreneur is guest at awards evening ENTREPRENEUR and previous Farnham Sixth Form College student Hannah Fox joined award winners for this year's Celebration of Achievement evening at the college, encouraging them the pursue their… STELLAR Gymnastics founder and ex-student Hannah Fox joined award winners at this year's Farnham College Celebration of Achievement evening.
"30.12.2016 17:29:59" farnhamherald.com Hot air balloon forced to make emergency landing A HOT air balloon skimmed roof tops before finally making an emergency landing in Wey Meadow Close, Wrecclesham, on Thursday evening. A HOT air balloon 'took out a chimney' before an emergency landing in Wrecclesham on Thursday evening.
"30.12.2016 15:18:14" farnhamherald.com New five-year health plan unveiled PLANS have been unveiled to make health and social care services more accessible for the 750,000 residents of North East Hampshire and Farnham, Surrey Heath and East Berkshire. GPs and other healthcare services in Farnham are about to get a lot more accessible, according to the local NHS CCG.
"30.12.2016 13:00:33" farnhamherald.com Post 19 received an early present A FARNHAM-based organisation for young people with learning disabilities is celebrating an early Christmas present with a grant of £1,400 from the South Street Trust. A CHARITY supporting young people with severe learning difficulties in Farnham has been boosted by a £1,400 grant.
"30.12.2016 09:30:12" farnhamherald.com Social care crisis could trigger council tax hike FARNHAM residents were warned they could face an 18 per cent hike in council tax next year, after Surrey County Council admitted it “simply can't cope” with the scale of funding cuts. COUNCIL tax could be set to rise 18 per cent in the new year to cover Government cutbacks, warns Surrey County Council.
"30.12.2016 07:30:08" farnhamherald.com Weydon choir lends support THE Weydon School choir joined the renowned Rushmoor Male Voice Choir on stage at the Farnham Maltings for a special Christmas concert in aid of the Friends of Farnham Hospital. YOUNG choristers from Weydon School took to the stage at the Farnham Maltings in December to raise cash for dementia patients at Farnham Hospital.
"29.12.2016 19:30:30" farnhamherald.com Rail fares to rise 1.8% in January RAIL commuters in Farnham face an above-average 1. RAIL commuters in #Farnham will once again be hit by above-average fare hikes from January 2.
"29.12.2016 18:30:13" farnhamherald.com Emergency warnings may have swamped crash pilot EMERGENCY warnings may have “saturated the pilot's mental capacity” before a plane crash at Blackbushe Airport near Farnham in July last year, killing three members of Osama Bin Laden's family, an… THE pilot of a private jet ignored six “pull up” warnings before a fatal crash at Blackbushe Airport last year.
"29.12.2016 17:30:30" farnhamherald.com Infrastructure can't support major homes scheme PLANS for a major green field development in Hart have been met with swathes of objections from residents. A DEVELOPER seeking to build 157 houses in Waverley Lane is now targeting a further 700 homes just five miles north of #Farnham.
"29.12.2016 13:00:26" farnhamherald.com Gospel workshop in Lion and Lamb A TOTALLY inclusive community gospel choir with a big heart for sharing the joy and love of gospel singing, also known as the Wey Community Gospel Choir, is coming to Farnham this January. EVER fancied joining a gospel choir? Now's your chance!
"29.12.2016 11:46:01" farnhamherald.com Winter Stars dance show STOPGAP Dance Company held their annual Winter Community Dance Show, Winter Stars, sponsored by Farnham Institute Charity. INCLUSIVE dance company StopGap wowed audiences with its Winter Stars production at the @FarnhamMaltings.
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"29.12.2016 09:30:21" farnhamherald.com Tributes to athletes in Sports Personality of the Year TRIBUTES were paid to two young members of the Aldershot, Farnham and District Athletic Club during BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards. TWO teenage members of the Aldershot, Farnham and District Athletic Club tragically killed by a suspected drink driver were poignantly remembered during this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony in the build-up to Christmas.
"29.12.2016 07:30:25" farnhamherald.com Waverley spends £1m of taxpayers' money to increase property holdings WAVERLEY councillors agreed to invest more than £1 million taxpayer's cash in an “income generating” property during two behind-closed-doors meetings on Tuesday last week. WAVERLEY councillors are believed to have signed off a £1 million-plus property investment 'behind closed doors' before Christmas.
"28.12.2016 19:30:20" farnhamherald.com Tennis marathon in memory of brother A FARNHAM schoolgirl has completed an epic 24-hour tennis marathon, raising an incredible £17,000 for the charity set up by her brother prior to his tragic death from cancer, aged just 10. LARA Keville, who has lost both her 10-year-old brother and mum to cancer since 2011, played a staggering 407 games of tennis over 24 hours for charity.
"28.12.2016 18:30:25" farnhamherald.com Lions get into panto spirit THE Lions Club of Farnham welcomed 360 primary school children from William Cobbett, St Poycarp's and The Ridgeway schools as well as “real life” mayor, John Ward to see Dick Whittington at the… SCHOOL children from across #Farnham booed, hissed and cheered with gusto at Farnham Maltings earlier this month during the Lions' annual panto.
"28.12.2016 17:30:20" farnhamherald.com Run, Rudolph, run ALICE Holt Forest looked very festive as 215 children from Rowledge Primary School ran through the woods donning antlers and flashing red noses, while raising money for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. PUPILS from Rowledge School 'shouted out with glee' on a Christmas fun-run through Alice Holt Forest for Phyllis Tuckwell earlier this month.
"28.12.2016 14:42:33" farnhamherald.com 'Freezing fog' warning issued THE Met Office is urging people in Surrey and Hampshire to 'be aware' of the risk of freezing fog tonight and into tomorrow morning. 'FREEZING fog' could reduce visibility to less than 100 metres tonight, the Met Office has warned.
"26.12.2016 07:30:08" farnhamherald.com Tis the season to recycle WITH the festive season well and truly upon us, Waverley Borough Council is asking residents to get into the Christmas recycling spirit by giving their recycling bins a good stuffing, as well as… @WaverleyBC is asking residents to give their recycling bins a good stuffing, as well as their turkeys, this Christmas!
"25.12.2016 18:30:27" farnhamherald.com Jolly time enjoyed by all at traditional Christmas lunch FARNHAM ASSIST held its annual Christmas lunch at Brightwell's Gostrey Centre for 70 Farnham residents, who enjoyed a jolly time being served a full Christmas turkey lunch. SEVENTY older Farnham residents enjoyed a jolly Christmas lunch at the Gostrey Centre last week thanks to Farnham ASSIST.
"25.12.2016 13:00:31" farnhamherald.com Great response to RSCH Christmas present appeal ROYAL Surrey County Hospital has been overwhelmed by the response to its Christmas present Appeal. MORE than 850 elderly inpatients at the Royal Surrey will receive a shoe box of festive treats this Christmas after an "overwhelming" response to a hospital appeal.
"25.12.2016 09:30:02" Timeline Photos A VERY Merry Christmas to all our wonderful readers, contributors and Facebook friends (and don't forget to grab a copy of your favourite local newspaper on Thursday)! #HarktheHerald #SupportLocalNews
"24.12.2016 18:30:06" farnhamherald.com The best gift of all AFTER weeks of rehearsals the children at All Saints Infant's School, got into the festive spirit in their Christmas nativity, 'The Best Gift of All', which told the traditional tale through the eyes… CHILDREN at All Saints School, Tilford told the nativity story through the eyes of the innkeeper's children.
"24.12.2016 13:00:34" farnhamherald.com Carols for commuters THE joyous sound of Christmas carols greeted commuters arriving home at Farnham railway station last Friday evening. WEARY commuters at Farnham Station were greeted home by Marie Curie's carol singers this week.
"24.12.2016 09:29:59" farnhamherald.com Bella made a star by X Factor single video TWO-year-old Isabella Richards from Farnham has become an internet sensation this Christmas after starring in the music video for The X Factor-winner Matt Terry's debut single, in aid of Shooting… A LITTLE girl from #Farnham not expected to live beyond her fifth birthday has become an internet sensation after starring in the video of The X Factor winner Matt Terry's debut single.
"23.12.2016 19:30:10" farnhamherald.com Youth choir to serenade shoppers in Lion and Lamb FARNHAM Youth Choir's alumni will serenade last-minute Christmas shoppers and those picking up their turkeys in Lion and Lamb Yard on Christmas Eve. KEEP an eye out for Farnham Youth Choir's alumni in Lion and Lamb Yard tomorrow (Sat).
"23.12.2016 18:30:21" farnhamherald.com Ram-raider ordered to repay just £10 A “SERIAL thief” jailed for a spate of ram-raids targeting shops and commercial premises including the Elstead Spar has been told to repay just £10 of his cash haul. A CRIMINAL who pocketed an estimated £184,254 in a spate of burglaries including the Spar in Elstead has been ordered to repay just £10 of his haul.
"23.12.2016 17:30:05" farnhamherald.com Vandals target Christmas lights FARNHAM'S much-loved Christmas decorations have come under assault from “mindless” vandals over the past week, with both Gostrey Meadow and Lion and Lamb Yard targeted. DO you recognise any of these four vandals responsible for trashing the Gostrey Meadow Christmas tree this week?
"23.12.2016 13:00:20" farnhamherald.com Police officers lauded TWO police officers, who were key to securing a conviction in a cyclist fatality case at Bentley last year were among those whose bravery, dedication and professionalism were celebrated at a special… TWO PCs have been recognised for ensuring a 'dangerous offender' was taken off the roads and jailed after mowing down a cyclist and dad-of-two on the A31 Alton to Farnham road while texting on his mobile phone.
"23.12.2016 10:19:27" farnhamherald.com Waste collections and other council services over the festive period FIND out about changes to bin collections and other council services over Christmas and new year. RUBBISH, recycling and food waste will be collected a day later than normal in Waverley over Christmas and new year.
"23.12.2016 09:38:35" farnhamherald.com Check garages and sheds for missing 'Runty' HEATH End residents have been urged to check their garages and sheds for an autistic boy's beloved missing cat. HAVE you seen a severely disabled boy's beloved missing cat 'Runty'? Please share.
"23.12.2016 09:30:16" farnhamherald.com Developer challenges planning ruling again A DEVELOPER has appealed against Waverley Borough Council's refusal of planning permission for 46 new homes in the countryside between The Bourne and Frensham for a second time. BARGATE Homes refuses to accept no for an answer in its bid to build 46 new homes in Frensham Vale.
"23.12.2016 07:30:10" Timeline Photos WIN a trip worth up to £250 with accessible companion driving service Driving Miss Daisy in this week's Herald!
"22.12.2016 19:29:57" Timeline Photos #FARNHAM'S much-loved Christmas decorations have come under assault from "mindless" vandals - lead story in this week's Herald.
"22.12.2016 18:30:11" farnhamherald.com Carols at the brewery FRENSHAM Brewery will welcome the Godalming Community Gospel Choir tomorrow (Friday) for an afternoon of carols and fun for all the family. HEAD to Frensham Brewery tomorrow for carols, mince pies, hot dogs and of course some award-winning local beer!
"22.12.2016 17:30:28" farnhamherald.com Manager lost for new words as Shots slide CHESTER 2, ALDERSHOT TOWN 0 ALDERSHOT Town's winter of discontent continued as their early-season good form retreated even further into the freezing Cheshire mist on Saturday. ALDERSHOT Town's winter of discontent continued last Saturday.
"22.12.2016 13:00:02" Timeline Photos CAN you spot your little star in the Herald's 2016 School Christmas Round-up? See the four pages of cute nativity pics in this week's paper!
"22.12.2016 12:32:18" INSIDE this week's Herald find more than 60 pictures in our annual Christmas Photo Round-Up. View and Buy your photos online at www.farnhamherald.com School Christmas Round-Up 2016 INSIDE this week's Herald find more than 60 pictures in our annual Christmas Photo Round-Up. View and Buy your photos online at www.farnhamherald.com
"22.12.2016 10:41:37" Timeline Photos TODAY'S Herald front page. Get your copy now for just 50p in shops and online at http://buff.ly/2iiylI6. #SupportLocalNews
"22.12.2016 07:30:20" farnhamherald.com Farnham Runners PB times tumble in Hants Road Race League FARNHAM Runners have recorded 13 personal best times over the last three Hampshire Road Race League races: Gosport Half Marathon, Hayling 10 and the Victory 5. FARNHAM Runners have recorded 13 personal best times over the last three Hampshire Road Race League races.
"21.12.2016 19:30:31" farnhamherald.com Roads misery set to continue THE roadworks misery for Upper Hale residents is set to be extended long into the new year, with Surrey County Council set to install speed-reducing measures in Alma Lane in the immediate wake of… SORRY to share the bad news Upper Hale...
"21.12.2016 18:30:19" farnhamherald.com Carol service well attended FARNHAM ASSIST's annual carol service was very well received with more than 100 people in attendance, kicking the Christmas season off to a great start. FARNHAM ASSIST kicked off the festive season with its annual carol service, welcoming more than 100 people.
"21.12.2016 17:30:32" farnhamherald.com Boost for Home Start A CHARITY working with struggling families in the Farnham area has been boosted by a £1,000 cheque from the Downing Street Charity Shop. A CHARITY supporting struggling families in the Farnham area has received an early £1,000 Christmas present.
"21.12.2016 13:00:44" farnhamherald.com Use A&E wisely ROYAL Surrey County Hospital is advising people to use A&E wisely over the festive season. “IN the run up to Christmas and new year, help keep A&E for those who really need it."
"21.12.2016 09:30:22" farnhamherald.com Lions distribute food parcels to those in need THE Lions Club of Farnham have this year put together 200 Christmas Food Parcels to be distributed on their behalf by 17 different agencies and hopefully bring a little cheer to the households that… “ONCE again Farnham Lions would like to say a big thank you to all who contributed and for being so generous.”
"21.12.2016 07:30:07" farnhamherald.com A captivating nativity PUPILS from Potters Gate School in Farnham made their way to St Andrew's Church, where they mesmerised audiences with their Christmas nativity, 'Born in a Barn'. POTTERS Gate School put on a show to remember in this year's Christmas nativity, 'Born in a Barn'.
"20.12.2016 19:30:11" farnhamherald.com Pay to take kids to school HUNDREDS of parents in Farnham could soon be charged for dropping off and picking up their children from school under Waverley Borough Council's controversial new school permits policy. THE number of free parking permits available to St Andrew's Infant School is set to reduce from 220 to just 115, and from 390 to just 250 at Potters Gate Primary.
"20.12.2016 18:30:25" farnhamherald.com Pharmacist admits assisted suicide charge A PHARMACIST has admitted stealing drugs from a chemist in Farnham and helping his elderly father commit suicide at his family home in Dockenfield, a court has heard. A PHARMACIST has admitted stealing drugs from a chemist in Farnham and helping his elderly father commit suicide at his family home in Dockenfield, a court has heard.
"20.12.2016 17:30:20" farnhamherald.com Weydon holds presentation evening STUDENTS who completed their GCSEs and other qualifications this year returned to Weydon for the last time as a year group, as they were celebrated at Weydon School's annual presentation evening. FORMER pupils returned to where they learnt it all, as they were celebrated at Weydon's annual presentation evening.
"20.12.2016 13:00:49" farnhamherald.com A trio of nativities CHILDREN at St Nicolas' School in Church Crookham took to the stage as they put on an array of Christmas Nativities. GIRLS of all ages at St Nicholas School, Church Crookham took to the stage this festive season.
"20.12.2016 09:30:10" farnhamherald.com Tree festival a chance to let imaginations run riot IMAGINATIONS ran riot in Frensham when the village's fourth Christmas Tree Festival was held at St Mary's Church. THE return of its popular Christmas tree festival attracted some 650 visitors of all ages to St Mary's, Frensham.
"20.12.2016 07:30:20" farnhamherald.com Youngsters are all super stars CHILDREN at St Andrew's Infant School in Farnham busily prepared their Christmas play, 'Super Star'. YOUNGSTERS at St Andrew's School were all hailed 'Super Stars' after this year's nativity.
"19.12.2016 19:30:19" farnhamherald.com Highfield is one of the happiest schools STAFF and pupils at Highfield South Farnham can't wipe the smiles off their faces after being recognised as one of the happiest schools in the country, and headteacher Gregory West also picked up an… HIGHFIELD South Farnham School (formerly Pilgrims Way) has been recognised as one of the happiest schools in the UK.
"19.12.2016 18:30:14" farnhamherald.com Parade comes to a grand finale at Hampton Court THE finale of CowParade Surrey took place last month in the impressive location of Hampton Court Palace. THE sale of 60 full-size, fibreglass cows each uniquely decorated has raised more than £130,000 for charity.
"19.12.2016 17:30:35" farnhamherald.com Man arrested after Co-op incident A MAN was arrested after threatening staff at the Co-op in Wrecclesham with a 'catapult' on Saturday evening. STAFF at the Co-op supermarket in Wrecclesham were threatened by a 'catapult-wielding' customer on Saturday.
"19.12.2016 13:00:11" farnhamherald.com Festival was tree-mendous THERE were Christmas trees galore as St Peter's Church in Wrecclesham hosted its popular Christmas tree festival, which according to organisers was a “great” weekend, with a steady stream of visitors… THE Wrecclesham community came together for St Peter's Church's Christmas tree festival earlier this month.
"19.12.2016 09:30:21" farnhamherald.com New homes get go-ahead PERMISSION has been granted for the development of 13 new homes at land north and south of Stockwood Way in Farnham, by Waverley Borough Council. PLANNING permission has been granted for 13 new homes north of the playing fields at All Hallows School.
"18.12.2016 18:30:05" farnhamherald.com Tuckwell duo are local heroes A CARER and a volunteer, who were nominated for the BBC Local Heroes Awards by Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care, have both won first place in their respective categories. “OUR volunteers and carers are amazing, and strive selflessly to help others who are living with a terminal illness."
"18.12.2016 13:00:15" farnhamherald.com Lucy Edgar, Damon?Culley honoured at the Surrey Sports Awards FRENSHAM Sailability coach Lucy Edgar and Beacon Hill Juniors FC chairman Damon Culley have been crowned winners at the 10th annual Surrey Sports Awards. FRENSHAM Sailability coach Lucy Edgar and Beacon Hill Juniors FC chairman Damon Culley have been crowned winners at the 10th annual Surrey Sports Awards.
"18.12.2016 09:30:22" farnhamherald.com Weydon joins elite group WEYDON School in Farnham has joined an exclusive group of just 46 state secondary schools in the UK to be awarded 'World Class' status. "WE are truly honoured to be asked to join this group of just 46 UK schools that hold the charter mark."
"17.12.2016 19:57:12" Photos from Farnham Herald's post Lovely to see the wonderful Farnham Youth Choir in full voice at the Farnham Maltings this evening, in their first Christmas concert under new musical director Joanna Tomlinson.
"17.12.2016 18:30:16" farnhamherald.com Shoeboxes filled with love THE boys and girls at Little Fishes Nursery School in Rowledge have been busy filling shoeboxes with Christmas gifts to send to children around the world as part of Operation Christmas Child. CHILDREN from Little Fishes Nursery School in #Farnham have pulled together to help disadvantaged children across the world.
"17.12.2016 13:00:19" farnhamherald.com Festive treats galore snapped up at Christmas market SHOPPERS flocked to Farnham's Christmas market on Sunday, seeking out gifts with a difference and stocking up on festive food treats. #FARNHAM town centre buzzing with people on Sunday, as the much-loved Farnham Christmas market rocked up in town.
"17.12.2016 09:30:23" farnhamherald.com Ironside spirit not enough to quell Farnham BATTERSEA IRONSIDE 17, FARNHAM 29 FARNHAM overcame bogey side Battersea Ironsides on a gloomy afternoon in South London. @FarnhamRugby overcame some tough South London opposition last Saturday to remain on top of London 3 South West.
"16.12.2016 19:30:37" farnhamherald.com Drink drive blitz nets 23 in first week TWENTY-three drivers have been arrested on suspicion of drink or drug driving in the first week of Surrey Police's festive no drink and drug driving campaign. TWENTY-three drivers have been arrested on suspicion of drink or drug driving in the first week of #Surrey Police's festive no drink and drug driving campaign.
"16.12.2016 18:30:16" farnhamherald.com Scandal of Waverley's empty homes WAVERLEY'S housing crisis was ridiculed this week after it emerged more than a thousand homes are 'purposefully unoccupied' in the borough. AS many as 1,330 homes in Waverley were registered as vacant in October 2015.
"16.12.2016 17:30:18" farnhamherald.com Students thrilled with new kit KEEN footballers at The Abbey School were excited to receive a new football kit this week courtesy of the Children with Special Needs Foundation (CWSNF). “It is great seeing the students in the new kit, and you could sense their pride."
"16.12.2016 13:00:01" farnhamherald.com Such jolly good sports EDGEBOROUGH pupils have had an impressive start to the school sporting year, with the under 13 girls' hockey team becoming one of the eight best prep school teams in Britain. YOUNG sporting stars at Edgeborough School in Frensham have been making waves in the UK and overseas.
"16.12.2016 09:30:33" farnhamherald.com Festive boost for hoppa HOPPA'S fundraising appeal to buy a new bus for Farnham has received a £2,000 boost from Bob and Pat Frost who own local business BBS Ltd. “IT would be great to see residents and businesses joining us in supporting this really excellent local cause."
"16.12.2016 07:30:32" farnhamherald.com Railway crossing to be made safer following fatality A TRAGIC fatality on the level crossing at Bentley Station has triggered a decision by Network Rail to impose improved safety measures. THE Bentley level crossing tragedy earlier this year has prompted a raft of new safety measures.
"15.12.2016 19:30:25" farnhamherald.com Waverley to help refugees WAVERLEY Borough Council's decision-making executive has pledged to provide homes for five refugee families in the borough as part of the Government's Syrian Refugee Resettlement Programme. REFUGEES fleeing persecution in Syria could soon arrive in #Farnham after Waverley Council pledged to provide homes.
"15.12.2016 18:30:09" farnhamherald.com Paralympian rounds off great year with prestigious award FARNHAM'S double-Paralympic champion Rachel Morris has capped off an incredible 2016 after she was named Para-Rower of the Year by rowing's international federation World Rowing (FISA). WHAT a way to round off the year! Congratulations Rachel Morris - World Rowing's Para-Rower of the Year 2016.
"15.12.2016 17:30:46" farnhamherald.com Aldershot humbled by Essex men ALDERSHOT TOWN 3, EAST THURROCK 4 (after extra time) ALDERSHOT Town crashed out of another cup competition at the first hurdle on Monday night, leaving manager Gary Waddock questioning the future… TEN man Aldershot crashed out of the FA Trophy after losing to lower league opposition this week.
"15.12.2016 13:01:11" farnhamherald.com Dunsfold objectors force planners to run the gauntlet OBJECTORS to outline plans to build 1,800 homes at Dunsfold Park forced Waverley planners to run the gauntlet last night in an 11th-hour bid to get the scheme thrown out. CONSENT has been granted for 1,800 homes at the home of BBC's Top Gear in a key decision for #Farnham's countryside.
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"15.12.2016 09:30:28" farnhamherald.com Donation thanks to cycling group CYCLING UK has made a £200 donation to Alice Holt Inclusive Cycling as a thank you for helping more than 300 people try out adapted cycles at RideLondon 2016. ALICE Holt Inclusive Cycling have benefitted from a generous donation of £200 from Cycling UK.
"15.12.2016 07:30:09" farnhamherald.com Loved ones remembered AROUND 800 people gathered in the grounds of Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice on Monday, November 28, for the charity's annual Light up a Life service. HUNDREDS gathered at Phyllis Tuckwell's Light up a Life Service, to celebrated and remember those we have lost.
"14.12.2016 19:30:02" farnhamherald.com Head puts criteria on possibilty of Heath End expansion plan FARNHAM Heath End School will only be allowed to expand if additional facilities are put in place to benefit both existing and new pupils, headteacher Nick Phillips has said. #FARNHAM Heath End School will only be allowed to expand if additional facilities are put in place to benefit both existing and new pupils.
"14.12.2016 18:30:23" farnhamherald.com Anti-social behaviour increases in East Street TAXPAYERS' money has been set aside by Waverley Borough Council as they look to deal with anti-social behaviour in East Street. NEARLY £20,000 has been earmarked to secure the Redgrave Theatre and The Marlborough Head sites following reports of anti-social behaviour.
"14.12.2016 17:30:05" farnhamherald.com Royal Surrey screens surgery live SURGERY has been broadcast live for the first time from Royal Surrey County Hospital using super-high definition 4K technology. REAL-time surgery from Royal #Surrey County Hospital's operating theatres has been beamed live to over 500 people.
"14.12.2016 13:00:51" farnhamherald.com Festive season gets into full swing FARNHAM Maltings saw in the festive season last week as hundreds flocked to the venue's 12th annual Christmas fair. HUNDREDS poured into #Farnham Maltings, as it hosted its popular Christmas fair, officially the county's biggest.
"14.12.2016 07:30:25" farnhamherald.com Training centre under fire again from Ofsted A COUNCIL-run training centre which supports more than 1,000 unemployed young people in Farnham every year has received a 'requires improvement' Ofsted rating for a third straight time. #WAVERLEY Training Services has received a 'requires improvement' Ofsted rating for a third straight time.
"13.12.2016 19:30:22" Timeline Photos A GROUND-breaking new study that uses smart technology to support people with dementia, needs your help. http://buff.ly/2hBi8Sa
"13.12.2016 18:30:20" farnhamherald.com Sign up for the great Rotary cyclathon THE Rotary Club of Farnham's hugely successful Cyclathon will return in the new year, having raised £15,000 for charity at the first time of asking in February 2016. GET involved in next year's cyclathon hosted by Farnham Rotary Club and help raise as much as possible for charity.
"13.12.2016 17:30:53" farnhamherald.com Heritage Days reception THE Mayor of Farnham, John Ward, held a reception to offer his thanks to the volunteers who organised the highly successful Heritage Open Days in September. THE Mayor of #Farnham held a special reception thanking everyone who made this year's Heritage Open Days a success.
"13.12.2016 13:00:26" farnhamherald.com Music while you munch ST Andrew's Church will welcome guest organist Jane Palmer for its latest 'Music while you Munch' recital on Tuesday, December 13. FANCY something different this lunchtime? Head down to St Andrew's Church in #Farnham as it presents its latest 'Music while you Munch' recital in under 10 minutes.
"13.12.2016 09:37:25" farnhamherald.com Grada's fundraising for burns unit after horrendous cooking accident FARNHAM resident Grada Helsdon is raising money for the Burns Unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which helped and supported her after a cooking mishap left a quarter of her body seriously… “IT was like watching peach skins in boiling water, peeling off round my knees where the pan and fat had landed.”
"13.12.2016 07:30:26" farnhamherald.com More Santas than you could shake a stick at IT was red suits, white beards and antlers galore, as the Devil's Punch Bowl hosted the first of Phyllis Tuckwell's 2016 Santa and Rudolph Fun Runs, raising money to help fund the supportive and… OVER 180 fundraisers got into the Christmas spirit to help raise as much as possible for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.
"12.12.2016 19:30:07" farnhamherald.com A case of daylight robbery POLICE are urging people to be wary of car thieves after a brand new laptop worth around £1,000 was stolen from a car in broad daylight in Farnham Park last Sunday. "HOW can they do this? Selfish, cowardly people who think that our hard earned cash is theirs for the taking.”
"12.12.2016 18:30:23" farnhamherald.com Manslaughter charges denied A COMPANY director has denied the manslaughter of a young sailor from Farnham and his three crew-mates who were killed after their vessel ran into difficulties in the mid-Atlantic. A DIRECTOR found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter over the death of a #Farnham sailor has denied charges.
"12.12.2016 17:30:43" farnhamherald.com Water company conman foiled by real thing A FRAUDSTER was foiled in Farnham after foolishly targeting the home of a South East Water employee - the same company he was purporting to be a contractor of. SOUTH East Water is warning residents to be alert and to check the identities of unexpected visitors claiming to be from the company.
"12.12.2016 13:01:13" farnhamherald.com Nursing home manager wins care award 'Oscar' A NURSING home manager from Farnham has scooped a coveted prize at the Surrey Care Awards after judges praised her “warmth and empathy”. “WE are delighted that Carla won the Manager of the Year Award. Ashton Manor is a very special place."
"11.12.2016 18:30:43" farnhamherald.com Garden centre proud of grotto after one million pound refurb FRENSHAM Garden Centre has lifted the curtain on its first ever 'Winter Wonderland Grotto' as part of a £1 million-plus refurbishment of the independent, family-run centre in The Reeds Road. NEED to finish your Christmas shopping? Frensham Garden Centre has it all, including a mesmerising Christmas grotto.
"11.12.2016 13:00:31" farnhamherald.com Woodlarks in festive mood CHRISTMAS was in full swing at the Woodlarks Centre on Lodge Hill Road, as the Farnham community joined residents and staff for its popular Christmas fair. THE Woodlarks Centre would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who helped make its Christmas fair a success.
"11.12.2016 09:30:15" farnhamherald.com 'Greatest challenge ahead' says Farnham's Rachel Morris RACHEL Morris, Farnham's very own double-Paralympic champion, has spoken of how her 'greatest ever challenge' still lies ahead - with the newly crowned World Rowing Para-Rower of the Year set to… RACHEL Morris, Farnham's very own double-Paralympic champion, has spoken of how her 'greatest ever challenge' still lies ahead - with the newly crowned World Rowing Para-Rower of the Year set to undergo major surgery this week. http://buff.ly/2hd2QlZ
"10.12.2016 18:30:27" farnhamherald.com Free Christmas Day lunch FOR over 20 years on Christmas Day, 70 guests have enjoyed roast turkey and all the trimmings at a Christmas Day lunch held at the Gostrey Centre for people who would otherwise have spent the day on… ONCE again the Gostrey Centre in Farnham is hosting its annual free Christmas Day lunch, see below for information.
"10.12.2016 13:00:41" farnhamherald.com Farnham Runners defy Storm Angus SIX of the 15 Farnham Runners who braved the stormy weather to compete in the Gosport Half Marathon were rewarded with personal best times. SIX of the 15 #Farnham Runners who braved the stormy weather to compete in the Gosport Half Marathon were rewarded with personal best times.
"10.12.2016 09:30:10" farnhamherald.com Winter Stars performance at Maltings INCLUSIVE dance company Stopgap will hold its annual community dance platform 'Winter Stars' at Farnham Maltings on Monday, December 12, sponsored by the Farnham Institute Charity. LOVE dance? Then head down to the Maltings this Monday as dance company Stopgap return with its annual upbeat performance.
"09.12.2016 19:30:07" farnhamherald.com Festival of trees VISIT St Peter's Church in Wrecclesham this weekend for its Christmas tree festival, from 2pm to 6pm. GET down to St Peter's Church in Wrecclesham for its festival of Christmas trees this Saturday and Sunday.
"09.12.2016 18:30:19" farnhamherald.com Great Christmas lights switch-on THERE will be a light show to remember this Saturday (December 10) as the 'Farnham Christmas House' turns on its display for a 26th year. THE '#Farnham Christmas House' light switch on is taking place this Saturday and everyone is invited.
"09.12.2016 17:30:06" farnhamherald.com Find festive pebbles in The Bourne FAMILIES in The Bourne are challenged to take part in a festive-themed treasure hunt this December. PEBBLES painted with the swaddled baby Jesus will be hidden around The Bourne parish, can you find them all?
"09.12.2016 13:00:48" farnhamherald.com Rotary gives youth a voice THE Rotary Club of Farnham and the Rotary Club of Farnham Weyside ran the ever popular annual local heats of the Youth Speaks competition at the University for the Creative Arts last week. FARNBOROUGH Hill and All Hallows School have made it through to the next stage of the Youth Speaks competition.
"09.12.2016 07:30:14" farnhamherald.com Olympian is guest of honour THE Mayor of Farnham, John Ward, officially opened Potters Gate School's new running track, in the presence of Olympic athlete and local girl Steph Twell. "TO see an Olympic athlete running around with so many children is quite exciting & is inspirational for our pupils.”
"08.12.2016 19:30:09" farnhamherald.com Plan for 254 homes rejected WAVERLEY councillors have followed their Guildford counterparts' lead in refusing planning permission for 254 new homes on a 32-acre green field site currently occupied by the Hogs Back Brewery's… PLANS for 254 new homes on a 32-acre green field site used by the Hogs Back Brewery in Tongham, has been dismissed.
"08.12.2016 18:30:11" farnhamherald.com Phone boxes face the axe THE public's views are being sought on plans to remove 48 pay phone boxes across Waverley borough - including a dozen in the Farnham area. HAVE your say on BT's plans to remove 48 phone boxes across #Waverley borough.
"08.12.2016 17:30:39" farnhamherald.com Waverley House is best residential property SEARCHFIELD Homes' 'Waverley House' has won Best Residential Property in Surrey at this year's International Property Awards at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. GRADE II listed Georgian mansion, Waverley Abbey House in Farnham, has won Best Residential Property in Surrey.
"08.12.2016 13:00:34" Timeline Photos DEVELOPERS believe that #Farnham's Neighbourhood Plan should take a back seat and wait for Waverley's Local Plan to be adopted. http://buff.ly/2h6lMA5
"08.12.2016 09:30:09" farnhamherald.com Time for Santa specials THE Rural Life Centre is getting ready to unwrap its annual Santa Special weekends. ENTER Santa's magical world this weekend at The Rural Life Centre in Farnham.
"08.12.2016 07:30:05" buff.ly Students given insight into hospital life ABOUT 100 doctors and nurses of the future were welcomed to Frimley Park for an insight into life working at one of England's best acute hospitals. "IT was an outstanding event and so rewarding to see the passion and interest from the students involved."
"07.12.2016 19:30:32" farnhamherald.com Libs Dems vow to fight on against waste tip charges NEW charges for disposing waste in Surrey could be illegal - but it's up to residents to take the county council to court, according to a government spokesman. NEW charges for disposing waste in #Surrey could be illegal but it's up to residents to take the council to court.
"07.12.2016 18:30:09" farnhamherald.com Good news for council tenants WAVERLEY Borough Council has welcomed the government's announcement that it will not be going forward with its controversial 'Pay to Stay' scheme. A PROPOSAL forcing council tenants whose household income is over £31,000 to pay up to full market rents has been axed.
"07.12.2016 17:30:28" Timeline Photos THERE is so much on offer this weekend at #Farnham's Christmas market, including a surprise visit from Santa Claus. http://buff.ly/2gT1jRj
"07.12.2016 13:00:25" farnhamherald.com School is full of festive cheer SOUTH Farnham School was full of festive cheer as more than 1,000 excited children, parents and friends came along to take part in the annual Christmas fair. SOUTH #Farnham School would like to say a huge thank you to those who helped make the Christmas fair such a success.
"07.12.2016 09:30:09" Timeline Photos FARNHAM WaterAid volunteers donned their favourite washroom attire to support sanitation projects in Madagascar. http://buff.ly/2gg7pdU
"07.12.2016 07:30:28" farnhamherald.com Talent in abundance at Surrey Youth Proms THIS year's Surrey Youth Proms was a “huge success” and a “highly enjoyable” evening, brimming with talented and entertaining children from schools across the county. THIS year's #Surrey Youth Proms finished on a high note, raising £1,300 for charity Citizens Advice Waverley (CAB).
"06.12.2016 19:30:17" farnhamherald.com Rotary stalwart will be much missed FORMER president of the Rotary Club of Farnham, vintage car enthusiast and all-round pillar of the Farnham community, David Frankin, has died aged 84. DAVID Frankin, former president of the Rotary Club of #Farnham, has died peacefully at the age of 84.
"06.12.2016 18:53:35" Timeline Photos WOW, Bourne Woods features A LOT in the new Transformers trailer! Check it out at http://buff.ly/2gO8ZnX.
"06.12.2016 18:30:31" farnhamherald.com Rail passengers are being urged to plan festive journeys early RAIL passengers in Farnham and Alton are advised to plan their journeys as early as possible this Christmas ahead of a programme of upgrade work taking place over the festive period. RAIL passengers are advised to complete their journeys well in advance and as early as possible this Christmas Eve.
"06.12.2016 17:30:34" farnhamherald.com Gostrey Centre will continue to deliver meals THE Brightwells Gostrey Centre will continue to deliver a meals on wheels service following its relocation to the Farnham Memorial Hall next year, Waverley Borough Council has confirmed. THE meals on wheels service will continue its journey through its new home at #Farnham Memorial Hall next year.
"06.12.2016 13:00:45" farnhamherald.com Catch Santa on his sleigh route SANTA and his sleigh will return to the streets of Farnham this Christmas thanks to the efforts of a small group of dedicated volunteers. WILL Santa be visiting your road this Christmas? http://buff.ly/2gY0LYd
"06.12.2016 09:30:16" farnhamherald.com Celebrities attend affordable art fair TV and radio personality Vanessa Felt and her partner singer-songwriter Ben Ofsted were among a number of well-known celebrities who attended an Affordable Art Fair in aid of a charity set up by a… OVER 450 people attended the one day fair set up by a #Frensham schoolboy before his premature death from cancer.
"06.12.2016 07:30:11" farnhamherald.com Forest Lodge raising money for Challengers EACH year Forest Lodge Garden Centre in Farnham choose a local charity to support with the proceeds raised from their animated Christmas window display, this year Forest Lodge are pleased to have… FOREST Lodge, which is supporting Challengers, is encouraging visitors to give their loose change to its festive display.
"05.12.2016 19:30:07" farnhamherald.com Teaching award for Weydon WEYDON School has been awarded the prestigious Prince's Teaching Institute (PTI) Mark in recognition of its innovative approach to the English curriculum. STAFF at Weydon School in #Farnham are celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Prince's Teaching Institute (PTI) Mark.
"05.12.2016 18:30:32" farnhamherald.com Catch Santa on his sleigh route SANTA and his sleigh will return to the streets of Farnham this Christmas thanks to the efforts of a small group of dedicated volunteers. FARNHAM Round Table are hosting the Santa Sleigh run again this year, traversing the streets from December 13 to 22.
"05.12.2016 17:30:18" farnhamherald.com Pond becomes wildlife oasis BADSHOT Lea Pond has been transformed into a wildlife haven and a beautiful natural oasis for the community, thanks to support from the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative. #BADSHOT Lea Pond has been given a new lease of life thanks to support from the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative.
"05.12.2016 15:14:51" farnhamherald.com Met Office warns of thick fog THICK fog is expected in Surrey and Hampshire this evening, the Met Office has warned. VISIBILITY could be reduced to less than 100 metres during tonight's evening rush-hour.
"05.12.2016 13:01:10" farnhamherald.com Diane James quits as UKIP leader DIANE James, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the South East and a former leader of Waverley Borough Council's opposition, quit UKIP last week ending a tumultuous five-year spell with the… "I HAD no support within the executive and thus no ability to carry forward the policies on which I had campaigned."
"05.12.2016 09:33:55" farnhamherald.com Bells Piece launch tree sales BELLS Piece Horticulture on Hale Road, Farnham, has officially launched the start of its Christmas tree sales, whether its a spruce or a nordmann, they have them all. CHRISTMAS trees are on sale now at Bells Piece Horticulture on Hale Road, #Farnham.
"04.12.2016 13:00:41" farnhamherald.com College wins bid to build new houses A GOVERNMENT inspector has granted planning permission for 14 homes on the existing Farnham College tennis courts in Firgrove Hill - against the wishes of councillors, residents and the Farnham… AN application for 14 homes at Farnham College tennis courts has been accepted, much to the disgust of its residents.
"04.12.2016 09:30:11" farnhamherald.com Call for crossing after accident CALLS have been made for a pedestrian crossing opposite Gostrey Meadow in Longbridge after a woman in her 60s was hit by a car on Monday evening last week. #FARNHAM residents are calling for a safe crossing point on a “dangerous” stretch of road near Gostrey Meadow.
"03.12.2016 18:30:10" farnhamherald.com Replacement meals on wheels service set to start in new year WAVERLEY Borough Council has confirmed its new hot meals service for some of the borough's most vulnerable residents will be rolled out in the new year. A NEW Waverley Community Meal Service will be delivered by volunteers at the Gostrey Centre in #Farnham in the new year.
"03.12.2016 13:00:50" farnhamherald.com Car show boost for Tuckwell PHYLLIS Tuckwell Hospice has received a cheque for more than £12,000 following the latest White Dove Collectors Transport Show near Bordon this summer. THIS year's White Dove Collectors Transport Show has raised more than £12,000 for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.
"03.12.2016 09:30:06" farnhamherald.com Schools make it to Times' top 100 list TWO high-flying Farnham schools have been ranked among the top 100 state primary schools in England by The Sunday Times. @SouthFarnham and Rowledge C of E Primary School have made it into the Times' top 100 primary schools list.
"02.12.2016 19:30:11" farnhamherald.com Free parking to boost local trade CHRISTMAS shoppers can park for free in Farnham town centre car parks on Saturday, December 3. GET your Christmas shopping underway in #Farnham this Saturday, as all Waverley owned car parks are free of charge!
"02.12.2016 18:30:21" farnhamherald.com Make a date with world-class choir “CHRISTMAS wouldn't be Christmas without seeing the magnificent Farnham Youth Choir sing,” two families were recently overheard saying in Waitrose. THE magnificent Farnham Youth Choir will be performing this weekend at #Farnham United Reformed Church, on South Street.
"02.12.2016 17:30:24" farnhamherald.com Hunt disappointed by ambulance response times HEALTH Secretary and town MP, Jeremy Hunt, has expressed his “disappointment” after new figures revealed the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) is still consistently failing to achieve vital… #FARNHAM MP and Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has blamed 'unprecedented' demand on ambulance services for poor response times.
"02.12.2016 13:00:06" farnhamherald.com Lions launch Wenceslas appeal FARNHAM Lions has again launched its hugely successful Project Wenceslas, inviting those pensioners who feel they do not need their winter fuel allowances to donate them to help families and… CAN you spare this year's winter fuel allowance to help those struggling to cook and keep warm this winter?
"02.12.2016 09:30:21" farnhamherald.com Hospital warns about antibiotics ROYAL Surrey County Hospital is reminding people to only use antibiotics as prescribed by a doctor, to mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day. MISUSING antibiotics puts you and others at risk - doctors warn to only use antibiotics as prescribed by a doctor.
"02.12.2016 07:30:11" farnhamherald.com A31 death crash driver to appeal A VAN driver who killed a cyclist while texting behind the wheel on the A31 between Farnham and Alton has been granted an appeal hearing against his sentence. A VAN driver who was jailed for causing death by dangerous driving near #Farnham has been granted an appeal hearing.
"01.12.2016 19:30:00" Timeline Photos GET your skates on - we've got five family tickets for Alice in Wonderland on ice to give away! See this week's Herald for details.
"01.12.2016 18:30:14" farnhamherald.com Teenagers robbed in taxi DETECTIVES have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to after two teenagers were robbed in a taxi between Farnham and Guildford. DO you recognise this man? #Surrey Police need your help tracking him down.
"01.12.2016 17:30:08" farnhamherald.com Death crash driver jailed for three years A MAN from Farnham believed to have been blowing up balloons at the wheel of his van just seconds before veering across the road, crashing into another van and killing its passenger, a married… A MAN from the Sandy Hill estate in #Farnham has been jailed after causing the death of a married dad-of-one while 'blowing up nitrous oxide balloons' at the wheel.
"01.12.2016 13:00:47" Timeline Photos HOUSE hunters can beat the crowd by grabbing a free Herald Homes supplement inside this week's Herald - hot off the press today!
"01.12.2016 10:40:03" Farnham Town Council If you missed last week's Farnham Herald be sure to pick up your copy today for your last chance to enter the ballot for Civic Carol Concert tickets at the Farnham United Reformed Church on Thursday 8 December.
The annual concert is always a wonderfully LAST chance to enter the ballot for sought-after tickets to this year's Farnham Civic Carol Concert featuring the incredible Farnham Youth Choir in this week's Herald!
"01.12.2016 09:45:33" Timeline Photos Happy Advent Calendar Day! #25daystoChristmas
"01.12.2016 09:30:24" farnhamherald.com Couple tested to the limits on Polar Marathon THE Simon Trust is over the moon after receiving £8,000 from an adventurous couple, Caroline and Nick Bark, who embarked on the 26. DARING couple raise £8,000 for The Simon Trust, which is supporting Surrey County Council to house severely autistic young adults in county.
"01.12.2016 07:30:16" farnhamherald.com Awning improves quality of life THE Mayor of Farnham, John Ward, and Surrey county councillor Pat Frost have officially opened the new electric awning for the patio at The Woodlarks Centre, located on the outskirts of Farnham. THE Woodlarks Centre in #Farnham has increased its living space by providing an additional area for its residents.
"30.11.2016 19:30:17" farnhamherald.com Prize giving touched with sadness THIS year's prize giving ceremony was a bittersweet occasion for pupils and staff of Farnborough Hill School, coming just days after the tragic death of former pupil Lucy Pygott. #FARNBOROUGH Hill School's choir dedicated a special song in memory of former pupil Lucy Pygott.
"30.11.2016 18:30:40" farnhamherald.com Iranian detainee at breaking point THE health of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, wife of former Farnham man Richard Ratcliffe, who is currently serving a five-year jail sentence in Iran continues to deteriorate. “ON October 23 she told me that she had written me a goodbye letter. She asked me to remember her love for me.”
"30.11.2016 17:30:24" farnhamherald.com Free parking to boost local trade CHRISTMAS shoppers can park for free in Farnham town centre car parks on Saturday, December 3. ALL #Waverley Borough Council-run car parks will be free to park in from 10am until 6.30pm this Saturday.
"30.11.2016 13:00:49" farnhamherald.com Games prove too great a challenge THE Farnham Community Games has been discontinued after inspiring thousands of people to get active and try new sports since 2012. FARNHAM Sports Council have taken the “upsetting” decision to put an end to #Farnham Community Games.
"29.11.2016 17:30:36" farnhamherald.com Daily Mile paying dividends THE autumn Farnham and Ash district schools cross country event, held in October, saw the largest number of competitors in the event's history. #FARNHAM pupils have made history at the autumn Farnham and Ash district schools cross country event.
"29.11.2016 13:00:27" farnhamherald.com Community projects to benefit from funding NEARLY £500,000 of funding has been signed off by the county council to boost village centres across Surrey, including Hale chapels and Tilford's playground project, and shopping parades. HALE Chapels Trust and Tilford Parish Council, have benefitted from a share of Surrey's community improvements fund.
"29.11.2016 09:30:06" farnhamherald.com Mayor does honours at 40 Degreez MEMBERS of 40 Degreez youth centre next to Farnham Leisure Centre in Dogflud Way celebrated the opening of its newly refurbished Milky Way Hall, along with many distinguished guests. MAYOR was proud to cut the ribbon at the launch of 40 Degreez youth centre's renovated Milky Way Hall in #Farnham.
"29.11.2016 07:30:24" farnhamherald.com Search for unsung heroes IN the run up to the 10th anniversary of WWF's Earth Hour in March next year, WWF and People's Postcode Lottery have launched a nationwide search to find those unsung heroes who are making a real… DO you know someone who deserves recognition for going the extra mile to help the environment? Then click below.
"28.11.2016 19:30:03" farnhamherald.com Let the festivities begin FARNHAM Maltings will present its 12th annual Christmas fair on Wednesday and Thursday next week (November 30 to December 1) and this year, it promises to be the biggest and best to date. GET down to Surrey's biggest Christmas fair this Wednesday and Thursday at #Farnham Maltings in Bridge Square.
"28.11.2016 18:30:15" farnhamherald.com Waverley up against clock over local plan THE final say by Waverley's 29-strong 'watchdog' committee on the borough's blueprint to build 10,000 houses by 2032, was made on Monday night. #WAVERLEY is racing against the clock to beat the new year deadline when the government warned it will take over the local plans of any local authority that has failed to submit one.
"28.11.2016 17:30:43" farnhamherald.com Santa making his grand arrival SANTA will make his grand arrival in a horse and carriage at Squire's Garden Centre in Badshot Lea this Saturday (November 26), kicking off a busy month of festivities at the garden centre. ALL are welcome to pop along to Squire's in Badshot Lea this weekend, as Christmas festivities get underway.
"28.11.2016 13:00:30" farnhamherald.com Collectors sought for Marie Curie MEMBERS of the Farnham Fundraising Group are delighted that they have two town centre collections planned in the run up to Christmas, however they are in need of some extra hands to help them get the… CAN you spare a few hours for charity this December? The #Farnham Fundraising Group need your help.
"28.11.2016 11:47:56" FULL story and pic spread in this week's Herald.
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"27.11.2016 13:00:08" farnhamherald.com Surrey Police show signs of improvement SURREY Police is more efficient at keeping people safe and reducing crime, but its response to 101 calls still falls short, according to the latest report by official watchdog Her Majesty's… #SURREY Police is more efficient at reducing crime but its response to 101 calls still falls short.
"27.11.2016 09:30:11" farnhamherald.com Farnham tame Vandals to regain top spot WEYBRIDGE 10, FARNHAM 34 THIS victory sent Farnham back to the top of London 3SW, one point ahead of Eastleigh who came perilously close to losing their unbeaten record, squeaking home 19-18… WEYBRIDGE 10, FARNHAM 34, a victory which has sent #Farnham back to the top of London 3SW, one point ahead of Eastleigh who came perilously close to losing their unbeaten record, squeaking home 19-18 against Battersea.
"26.11.2016 18:30:28" farnhamherald.com Pavements in line for resurfacing PAVEMENTS in Downing Street, Shortheath Road and the A287 are set to be resurfaced next year, Surrey County Council has confirmed. 42 miles of footpaths are set to be improved next year in #Surrey to help people get to key community services.
"26.11.2016 13:00:07" farnhamherald.com Refurb for Tesco Express TESCO Express in The Ridgway is set to close its doors for just over a fortnight later this month for refurbishment. TESCO Express in The Ridgway, #Farnham, will close for refurbishment this Sunday for over two weeks.
"26.11.2016 09:31:39" farnhamherald.com Guests tuck into slice of history THE unmistakable sound of bagpipes greeted guests at Farnham Castle last Thursday for the 214th edition of one of Britain's oldest civic events, the Farnham Venison Dinner. RESIDENTS dressed to impress at #Farnham's traditional Venison Dinner at the castle.
"25.11.2016 19:30:11" Timeline Photos DO you need your Winter Fuel Payment? Farnham Lions has relaunched its Project Wenceslas, redistributing fuel payments to families struggling to stay warm this winter. See below, or pick up a copy of this week's Herald, for details.
"25.11.2016 18:30:33" farnhamherald.com Tuckwell Christmas fayre fast approaching PHYLLIS Tuckwell's Christmas Fayre will take place this year on Saturday,November 26, at the hospice in Waverley Lane in Farnham. PICK up Christmas gifts and crafts, cakes and festive cards, this weekend at Phyllis Tuckwell's Christmas fayre.
"25.11.2016 17:30:45" Timeline Photos DON'T miss your chance to win one of two family tickets to see Sleeping Beauty at the Princes Hall - see this week's Herald for details!
"25.11.2016 13:00:47" farnhamherald.com Son and mum take the plunge JAMES Lord, 16, from Weydon School took the plunge for Asthma UK by participating in a sponsored parachute jump alongside his mother. A MOTHER and son from #Farnham put their nerves to one side, as they jumped out of a plane for charity.
"25.11.2016 09:30:11" farnhamherald.com Developer blames residents for traffic chaos A DEVELOPER seeking to intensify the use of a historic holiday caravan park in Churt has blamed local residents for causing traffic chaos in the lanes surrounding the site. THE ongoing dispute between residents and developers, in regards to a holiday caravan park in #Churt, worsens.
"25.11.2016 07:30:23" farnhamherald.com Public hearing into Neighbourhood Plan A PUBLIC hearing will take place on Friday, November 25, to help determine the fate of the Farnham Neighbourhood Plan. RESIDENTS are invited to listen in as councillors decide the fate of the #Farnham Neighbourhood Plan later today.
"24.11.2016 19:30:13" farnhamherald.com Street lights to be turned off SURREY County Council has revealed which streets are set to be plunged into darkness this Christmas - with hundreds of residential roads affected across the Farnham area. SURREY has announced which streets in Farnham will lose their lighting overnight as of December. Click on the link below to see if you have been affected.
"24.11.2016 18:30:31" farnhamherald.com It's going to be an uphill ride for Richard THURSLEY man Richard Bates is set to take on the Lake Taupo Challenge, cycling 100 miles around Lake Taupo in New Zealand, in aid of The Clockhouse Day Centre. RICHARD Bates from #Thursley is gearing up for a 100 mile cycle around Lake Taupo in New Zealand in under 10 hours.
"24.11.2016 17:30:16" Timeline Photos GRAB your free Herald Homes supplement inside this week's paper, with all the best properties for sale and to let in your area.
"24.11.2016 14:00:01" Timeline Photos ST Andrew's Church will hold its first ever Winterfest celebration of arts, crafts and hobbies over two days starting tomorrow. Pick up a few unique Christmas prezzies between 10am and 5pm, Friday and Saturday. Free entry.
"24.11.2016 13:40:20" farnhamherald.com Leaves on line disrupt rail services RAIL services on the London Waterloo to Alton line are expected to be severely disrupted this evening because of “significant” leaf fall". BREAKING: Rail services between the capital and #Farnham will be severely disrupted this evening due to leaves on the line.
"24.11.2016 13:01:37" farnhamherald.com Golf day funds for Challengers THE Lions Club of Farnham has donated almost £8,000 raised at its annual golf day to charity Challengers, providing soft play opportunities for disabled children in the Farnham area. CHILDREN'S charity Challengers have benefitted from a generous donation of £8,000 raised by the #Farnham Lions.
"24.11.2016 07:30:26" farnhamherald.com Quilters will bring a smile A GROUP of Farnham ladies will be making many under-privileged children smile this Christmas after spending the past year knitting for Operation Christmas Child. FARNHAM-based United Quilters have been busy making over 400 Christmas boxes to benefit
children across the world.
"23.11.2016 19:30:34" farnhamherald.com Social care in crisis FIGURES released by the respected Leonard Cheshire charity have revealed that Surrey County Council has turned down hundreds of requests for social care in the last year. IN 2015/16 #Surrey turned down 78% of requests for social care, with only 7,995 out of 35,565 being successful.
"23.11.2016 18:30:06" farnhamherald.com Breach of planning rules at Town FC WAVERLEY Borough Council has admitted to yet another embarrassing breach of planning rules at the Memorial Ground in West Street. "I CAN'T say I'm surprised as this is typical of #Waverley and again shows the incompetence of our local authority."
"23.11.2016 17:30:34" farnhamherald.com Cobgates campaigner celebrates her century A FORMER resident of Cobgates care home who famously took on the might of Surrey County Council in a bid to overturn its decision to close her beloved home last year, has celebrated her 100th… MARGARET Bennett, who fought long and hard to save Cobgates care home in Farnham, has celebrated her 100th birthday.
"23.11.2016 13:00:23" farnhamherald.com Ben presented with Young Volunteer of the Year award by sports council FARNHAM Sixth Form College BTEC sport student Ben Hacker,attended an award ceremony at Farnham Rugby Club to receive an award for Young Volunteer of the Year from Farnham Sports Council. A #FARNHAM student has been highly commended for his endless contributions to sport in the community.
"23.11.2016 07:30:27" altonherald.com A31 crash death driver to appeal A VAN driver who killed a cyclist while texting behind the wheel has been granted an appeal hearing against his sentence. AN Alton man who caused the death of a dad-of-two on the A31 by texting behind the wheel has appealed against his nine jail sentence.
"22.11.2016 19:30:18" farnhamherald.com Breaking the bullying barriers IN support of National Anti-Bullying week, Counselling Directory launched Breaking the Barriers of Bullying, an anti-bullying campaign featuring a film created by video content agency NRG Digital of… MORE than two thirds of victims of bullying have never talked to anyone about their challenges. #Antibullyingweek
"22.11.2016 18:30:40" farnhamherald.com Charity shop donation to RNLI DOWNING Street Charity Shop in Farnham has donated £1,000 to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution whose lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved more than 140,000 lives at sea since 1824. A #FARNHAM charity shop has donated £1,000 to the RNLI.
"22.11.2016 17:30:23" farnhamherald.com Get into teaching WEYDON School will once again host a 'Get into Teaching' event for people considering training to be a teacher next weekend. TEACHERS of the future are invited to attend Weydon School's latest open event this weekend.
"22.11.2016 13:50:59" farnhamherald.com Did you see collision between pedestrian and silver Audi in Farnham? SURREY Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Farnham yesterday (November 21). A PEDESTRIAN was rushed to hospital with 'serious' injuries after a collision with an Audi in #Farnham last night.
"22.11.2016 13:00:27" farnhamherald.com South Farnham are top of the class SOUTH Farnham School has been placed in the top three per cent of all primary schools in the country for phonic screening checks. YEAR one pupils at South Farnham School Infants have been named among the brightest in the country for phonics screening.
"22.11.2016 09:30:17" farnhamherald.com Project brings arts and history together PUPILS at St Peter's School, Wrecclesham. ST Peter's School has built a Roman-style kiln in its school grounds thanks to generous donations by the community.
"22.11.2016 07:30:24" farnhamherald.com Learn the basics of latin dance LEARN the basics of latin, rumba and salsa with dance professionals Salsa Esperienza this December in the Cellar Bar at Farnham Maltings. STRICTLY fans are invited to put on their dancing shoes for Farnham Maltings' Festive Salsa Party this December.
"21.11.2016 19:30:07" farnhamherald.com Pudsey is distinguished guest EXCITED children at South Farnham School welcomed a very special guest on Tuesday during an assembly for Children in Need. PUDSEY popped into South Farnham School last week ahead of BBC Children in Need.
"21.11.2016 18:30:14" farnhamherald.com A special day of Remembrance A HUGE crowd of people from infants in pushchairs to veterans of the last world war gathered at the Gostrey Meadow war memorial under clear blue skies on Remembrance Sunday to pay their respects to… MORE photos and a full report of last week's Remembrance service in Farnham.
"21.11.2016 17:30:47" farnhamherald.com Cobgates campaigner celebrates her century A FORMER resident of Cobgates care home who famously took on the might of Surrey County Council in a bid to overturn its decision to close her beloved home last year, has celebrated her 100th… HAPPY 100th Margaret!
"21.11.2016 15:37:03" Timeline Photos GRAB a copy of this week's Herald for your chance to win a family ticket to Cinderella, playing at Camberley Theatre this Christmas!
"21.11.2016 13:00:42" farnhamherald.com Ben presented with Young Volunteer of the Year award by sports council FARNHAM Sixth Form College BTEC sport student Ben Hacker,attended an award ceremony at Farnham Rugby Club to receive an award for Young Volunteer of the Year from Farnham Sports Council. WELL done Ben! Richly deserved.
"21.11.2016 11:48:53" altonherald.com Cyclist killed on A31 near Four Marks HAMPSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was killed in a crash on the A31 near Four Marks on Friday. POLICE are appealing for witnesses after another cyclist was killed on the A31 on Friday.
"21.11.2016 09:30:20" farnhamherald.com Breach of planning rules at Town FC WAVERLEY Borough Council has admitted to yet another embarrassing breach of planning rules at the Memorial Ground in West Street. @WaverleyBC has admitted breaching its own planning rules at the Memorial Ground for the second time in six months.
"21.11.2016 07:30:16" farnhamherald.com Team consistency the key as Farnham Runners start strongly RUNNERS enjoyed mild and sunny weather for the second round of the Southern Cross-Country League, organised by Portsmouth Joggers. FARNHAM runners enjoyed mild and sunny weather for the second round of the Southern Cross-Country League, organised by Portsmouth Joggers.
"20.11.2016 18:30:10" farnhamherald.com Shooting Stars and Fireballs light up weekend FARNHAM Shooting Stars U13 floorball team chose Guy Fawkes weekend to give some spectacular displays in the TCL Youth League. #FARNHAM Shooting Stars U13 floorball team chose Guy Fawkes weekend to give some spectacular displays in the TCL Youth League.
"20.11.2016 13:00:49" farnhamherald.com BFG wins best guy CREATIVE youngsters at St Andrew's School scooped the best Guy prize at last weekend's Farnham Round Table Fireworks Fiesta with an incredibly lifelike effigy of Roald Dhal's BFG. ST Andrew's School is thrilled after winning first place for their Guy Fawkes at the Round Tables fireworks fiesta.
"20.11.2016 09:30:10" farnhamherald.com Cards for good causes THE festive season got under way in Farnham when the Cards for Good Causes charity Christmas card shop officially opened for business in the Portakabin at Farnham Maltings. THE Cards for Good Causes charity Christmas card shop is back in town, come visit the team at #Farnham Maltings now.
"19.11.2016 18:30:19" farnhamherald.com Sponsor sought for carol concert HOMELESS charity Transform Housing & Support is seeking a sponsor for its first ever Christmas carol concert in Farnham this December. A HOMELESS charity needs your help to host its first ever Christmas carol concert in #Farnham next month.
"19.11.2016 13:00:36" farnhamherald.com Elstead pays its respects MORE than 300 people gathered at the Elstead war memorial in Thursley Road on Remembrance Sunday. RESIDENTS of #Elstead gathered to remember the sacrifices made by members of our armed forces on Sunday.
"19.11.2016 09:30:08" farnhamherald.com Paralympian to switch on lights FARNHAM Town Council is delighted to announce that the town's Christmas lights will be switched on by Paralympic gold medallist Rachel Morris this Saturday (November 19). DON'T miss the start of Farnham's Christmas festivities in Gostrey Meadow this afternoon!
"18.11.2016 19:30:21" farnhamherald.com Young muslims back Poppy Appeal YOUNG Muslims from Farnham and Haslemere are raising thousands of pounds collecting for the Poppy Appeal at various locations including Wembley Stadium, London Underground stations, Heathrow airport… MEMBERS of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association have been out in force with collection boxes for the Poppy Appeal.
"18.11.2016 18:30:40" farnhamherald.com Heavy traffic expected this weekend HEAVY traffic is expected on the A31 Hogs Back and A331 Blackwater Valley this weekend as a result of a scheduled closure of the M3 between junctions two and three. DRIVERS should plan ahead this weekend as heavy traffic is expected on the A31 Hogs Back and A331 Blackwater Valley.
"18.11.2016 17:30:56" farnhamherald.com Paralympian to switch on lights FARNHAM Town Council is delighted to announce that the town's Christmas lights will be switched on by Paralympic gold medallist Rachel Morris this Saturday (November 19). PARALYMPIC gold medallist Rachel Morris will be switching on #Farnham's Christmas lights tomorrow at 4.30pm.
"18.11.2016 13:01:05" farnhamherald.com Armistice Day service in Meadow SCHOOLCHILDREN were among those joined by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant of Surrey, Michael More-Molyneux at Farnham's Armistice Day service last Friday at Gostrey Meadow. ARMISTICE Day continues to be an important day in Farnham's calendar.
"18.11.2016 10:05:32" Timeline Photos IT'S BBC Children in Need day! Tell us what you're up to and share pics of your amazing fundraising efforts. #CinN
"18.11.2016 09:30:23" farnhamherald.com Lions promise an even bigger and better spectacular FARNHAM Lions will hold its largest ever fundraising event next summer to mark the centennial of Lions International plus its own 50th anniversary - and all are invited. THE #Farnham Lions are already preparing for its big birthday bash next year, get involved, all are welcome.
"18.11.2016 07:30:08" farnhamherald.com Young gardeners get busy at half-term workshops SIXTY children enjoyed getting their hands dirty during Farnham Town Council's free autumn half-term gardening workshops. FARNHAM Town Council is seeking a sponsor for its Easter gardening workshops.
"17.11.2016 19:30:32" farnhamherald.com Priced out of housing market PEOPLE on average earnings are being priced out of the housing market in all 63 districts of the South East according to a new report by the GMB union. IN the South East, the average house price in July was 10.4 times the average full time earnings of £30,074.
"17.11.2016 18:30:52" farnhamherald.com Pedal power pays off A GROUP of energetic pupils and staff from Lord Wandsworth College spent ten days over the summer cycling from John O'Groats to Land's End in the school's 13th annual charity cycle tour. “THIS was a phenomenal achievement by a remarkable group of young men and their highly supportive teachers."
"17.11.2016 17:30:40" farnhamherald.com Mayor's vote carries the day THERE was a heated debate at Farnham Town Council as opposition group, the Farnham Residents, won the casting vote to submit a written witness statement to the Brightwells judicial review. FARNHAM Town Council has agreed to submit a written witness statement to the Brightwells judicial review.
"17.11.2016 17:23:00" FARNHAM'S formal Remembrance Sunday parade.
Full story in this week's Herald.
Buy or View all the photos taken on the day at www.farnhamherald.com Remembrance 2016 FARNHAM'S formal Remembrance Sunday parade.
Full story in this week's Herald.
Buy or View all the photos taken on the day at www.farnhamherald.com
"17.11.2016 14:12:58" farnhamherald.com Met Office issues severe weather warning STRONG winds are expected to hit Surrey and Hampshire this afternoon carrying the risk of falling trees and debris. HOLD on to your hats - it's a bit blustery today!
"17.11.2016 13:00:36" Timeline Photos AN exhibition of work by eight leading artists and makers, inspired by gardens has returned to Bury Court Barn, in Bentley.
The exhibition, which kicked off today (November 17th), will come to a close on Sunday.
Following the success of the exhibition
"17.11.2016 09:30:26" farnhamherald.com Benefits cap will hit hard A NEW cap on overall benefits will hit nearly 18,000 families across the South East – the Chartered Institute of Housing has warned. THE reduction in total benefits is going to hit some of the most vulnerable families of all sizes across the UK.
"17.11.2016 07:30:09" farnhamherald.com Secondary school population soaring thanks to neighbours PUPILS from outside Surrey have swelled the county's school population by 2,000 – enough to fill a primary and secondary school. SURREY needs to provide an extra 11,000 primary and secondary school places to meet demand over the next 5 years.
"16.11.2016 19:30:23" farnhamherald.com Frimley smashes appeal target AN appeal to raise £1. STAFF at Frimley Park Hospital are thrilled after their Breast Care Appeal beats its £750,000 target by £50,000.
"16.11.2016 18:30:55" farnhamherald.com Ambulances still failing to meet response targets SOUTH East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) is still consistently failing to achieve vital targets set for ambulance response times, new figures have revealed. @SECAmbulance is failing to attend one third of all life threatening 999 calls within the eight minute target.