BT seeks to remove payphones

BT is proposing to remove 46 payphones in the borough on the grounds that they are used infrequently and are expensive to maintain. To gauge opinion, Waverley Borough Council has opened a public consultation. Visit Waverley’s website to see the list of payphones that may be affected and details about how to respond to the…

Free parking on 3 December

On Saturday 3 December residents and visitors will benefit from free parking in all Waverley car parks from 10am, encouraging everyone to do their Christmas shopping in the borough. The move is part of Small Business Saturday; a national initiative that celebrates small businesses and their successes, as well as encouraging people to shop locally.…

Dancing.

Charity Ceilidh

Chamber member Farnham Assist is hold an evening of dancing at their Ceilidh on Friday 18 November. Tickets cost £12.50 per person, which includes a ploughman’s supper and pudding. You are welcome to bring your own drinks. The dance will be held at the Farnham Vineyard Centre, Union Rd, Farnham. Please come along and bring some…

Lion and Lamb Farnham.

Business rates revaluation

The government has undertaken the first revaluation of commercial property in England and Wales since 2010. The new rating list will come into force on 1 April 2017. Farnham Chamber member Park Steele has put together a guide that explains what is happening and how to find out whether you are affected. See your free copy…

Back to School Day

Farnham Heath End School’s fundamental aim is to provide its students with the skills, attitudes, knowledge and confidence to enable them to experience personal happiness and satisfaction and to achieve a successful, fulfilling place in society. In the present economic climate, it is even more important that students are equipped with these skills to prepare…

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Join our committee

We are looking for a Chamber member to join us as part of our Education sub-committee. If you are interested or you would like to find out a little more information, please contact Richie Ellmer.

President reflects on successes at AGM

Representatives from local businesses recently gathered for the Farnham Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting began with a presentation by the Leader of Waverley Borough Council, Councillor Julia Potts who updated businesses on the redevelopment of East Street. This was followed by a report from the president, Richie Ellmer who was elected…

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Attracting more visitors to Farnham

The Farnham Visitors’ Forum is keen to get an idea from Farnham Chamber local business members about what would help to increase business and visitors to the area. This is a chance for Chamber members to have a voice in future planning. Please take a few minutes to respond to the Visitor Forum’s short questionnaire.

CherryFest’16 – Bank Holiday Monday 30th May

CherryFest’16 is an annual charity music festival for the whole family which raises money for Cherry Trees, a respite care home for children with disabilities and their families which is based in East Clandon. This is the 8th year the event will be held at our Red Mist pub in Tilford and we aim to…

Farnham in finals of Britain in Bloom 2016

As a place to live, Farnham frequently scores highly in quality of life surveys. We are proud of the town and with your help, we hope to be able to add another award to Farnham’s collection. We have been invited to take part in the finals of Britain in Bloom and would love it if…