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December 2014

23 December New skate parks for Fareham
23 December Welborne Plan moves ahead 
22 December Runway improvement works complete
19 December Solent leaders write to Minister about possible combined authority
17 December Conservation volunteers thanked for their hard work
15 December Christmas bin collections and opening times
09 December Public Inquiry opens
04 December "Dog poo isn't magic!"
03 December High Street users' rest assured 
02 December Fareham Council helps to warm the Rainbow Centre 
02 December Topping Out ceremony held at Fareham Innovation Centre, Daedalus

November 2014

25 November Fareham Christmas Light Switch On
20 November Free parking for Fareham's late night shoppers
20 November Festive Creations workshop helps to deck your halls
18 November Vote for your favourite community projects
12 November December Farmers' Market and Craft Fair
12 November Green cars are go in Fareham
12 November Join us for an evening of Christmas Carols
12 November Planning application submitted for new leisure centre and pool
11 November Government inspector opens Fareham planning examination
10 November Christmas in Fareham Town Centre External Hyperlink
07 November Lest we forget
06 November Hear about Newlands Farm and Stubbington Bypass at meeting
04 November Hear about public inquiry appeal for land next to Navigator Pub
04 November Pool plans make a splash
03 November War veterans remembered

October 2014

31 October Fareham and Gosport Coastal Strategy Seeks Local Views
31 October Pubs and shops serve alcohol to youngsters
30 October Have your say on King George V play area
27 October Join in autumn antics with Fareham Play Rangers
27 October Lost Sons return to Fareham in World War photo exhibit 
24 October Have your say on new leisure centre and pool plans
23 October What matters to you when visiting your local play area?
21 October Enter Fareham's Twilight Zone 
17 October Fareham Town CAT meeting
17 October Runway improvement works to start
16 October Flood prevention works in Wallington
13 October Nominate your local heroes
10 October Fifth Gold for Council's Stray Dog Service
09 October Transport scheme will ease Fareham traffic pain
09 October Hear about Stubbington Bypass at Crofton CAT meeting
07 October Parking review update at Titchfield CAT meeting
01 October Portchester CAT meeting

September 2014

30 September New tuba kicks brass
30 September Be aware of e-billing cold calls
29 September What could you do with a Youth & Community Roots Grant?
29 September Outdoor gym arrives in Stubbington
25 September Fareham Councillor switches political parties
22 September Tell us what you think of our Council Tax Support Scheme
18 September SNAP dance club is back!
18 September A report has praised the progress made in making Fareham Borough Council's services more customer focused
18 September Blooming wonderful results for over 10 years
11 September Be aware of Council Tax scammers
3 September Local football team scores with Community Funding
2 September Nominations for the third Solent Design Awards are now open
2 September Progress on Solent Enterprise Zone praised by Council
1 September Help shape the future coastline in Gosport and Fareham

August 2014

27 August Community funding 'clubs in' to rebuild pavillion
22 August Final summer play dates for Fareham Play Rangers
21 August Community Fund helps boaters get a grip
15 August Free playtime with the Fareham Play Rangers
12 August Community fund helps Ranvilles Community Centre 
11 August Fareham's Mini Play Festival is anything but small 
8 August The way you register to vote is changing
7 August Improvement works at Saltern's Promenade, Hill Head
1 August Fareham celebrates National Play Day with Sports Fest

July 2014

31 July Development Sites and Policies Plan examination hearings
29 July Once in a generation boost to local housing
29 July Welborne Plan examination hearings
28 July Fareham pays tribute to the lost sons of World War 1
28 July Fareham retains Green Flag Awards
25 July Five weeks of free play and fun with Fareham's Play Rangers and mini play festivals!
24 July Free summer events for 11-17 year olds
24 July Gardens Open in Fareham
23 July Fareham Community Fund helps young seafarers
23 July Find out more about the possible planning application for a new superstore
16 July Register for free summer events in Fareham and Winchester
15 July Cricket Club bowled over by cash grant from Fareham Council
15 July Council launches new private rental scheme
14 July Young Council Leaders question Deputy
07 July £35 million for Fareham communities
01 July Family disgraced in benefit fraud case

June 2014

27 June Titchfield CAT meeting
26 June Help shape development in Fareham
26 June Comment on suggested change to the Welborne Plan
24 June Welborne Plan and the Development Sites and Policies Plan submitted to the Planning Inspectorate
19 June Work gets underway on Fareham's new Innovation Centre
18 June Tickets on sale for next SNAP disco
17 June Going Wild at Allotment Road
17 June Looking back at the past year at Crofton CAT meeting
11 June New beginnings for Genesis Young Peoples Centre
11 June Whiteley Computer Club trains whizz kids of tomorrow
10 June Vote for your favourite skate park design
10 June Making Park Lane better
9 June Hear about the past year at CAT meeting
6 June A look at the past year at CAT meeting
3 June Fareham Leisure Centre nominated for national award

May 2014

30 May Gardening for gold
29 May New Mayor of Fareham
27 May A Blooming Big Clean Up week
24 May Children's ode to Summer at Warsash Common
23 May Schools out, Fareham Play Rangers are in  
23 May Fareham Borough Council 'hearts' defibrillators
10 May New for young people in Fareham Park 'Clued Up 2 Go'

April 2014

29 April Rock of the Pops at SNAP DC
28 April Free Dog Chipping in Fareham and Gosport
25 April Residents urged to have their say in local elections  
12 April Eggcellent fun with the Fareham Play Rangers
08 April Free fun for children this Easter
03 April Fareham Borough Council supports the Big Lunch 2014

March 2014

28 March Planning permission granted for new Innovation Centre in the Solent Enterprise Zone at Daedalus
26 March Find out about the planning application at Newlands
25 March Free Meadow Workshop
20 March Changes to Council Tax Support
18 March The Great Easter Egg Hunt
14 March 'Remember' Project launched at HMS Collingwood
14 March Off license no longer allowed to sell alcohol
05 March Comment on the Development Sites & Policies Plan

February 2014

28 February Comment on the Welborne Plan
24 February Successful Food Hygiene Prosecution
19 February Hear about new homes planned for Portchester at the next CAT meeting
18 February Local pubs and shops pass test by refusing to serve alocohol to youngsters
14 February Welborne Plan agreed
13 February Play Rangers return for Half Term fun
11 February Farmer's Market
11 February Help to conserve the Character of Wallington Conservation area
10 February Hear about the ways you can prepare for severe weather at the Western Wards CAT meeting
10 February Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth
06 February Countryside gap between Stubbington and Fareham plus Daedalus at the Crofton CAT meeting
05 February Planning application submitted for new Innovation Centre at Daedalus
03 February Class A act at SNAP DC

January 2014

29 January Find out about developments in Fareham Town at the next CAT meeting
20 January Help us make sure the right people get housing in Fareham
09 January Help us shape your tenancy agreement
08 January Nominate your local hero
02 January Severe weather update

December 2013

24 December Council offices wind damage
23 December Be prepared for severe weather
20 December Free Christmas activities for young children
17 December Holiday Bin Collections and Christmas Tree recycling
13 December Switch and save with Switch Hampshire
13 December Fareham says yes to Welborne
06 December Free football coaching kicks off in Fareham
05 December New youth club launches this Friday in Fareham Park

November 2013

29 November Make a pledge to recycle your unwanted clothes and shoes
28 November Coastal Strategy for Gosport and Fareham seeks local views
25 November Get your tickets for SNAP Disco
20 November Community fund helps relocate Limesdowne Petanque Club
20 November Alderman Crouch's funeral arrangements
20 November Fareham Town Centre launches new website
18 November Succesful Food Hygiene Prosecution
18 November Collingwood House Demolition begins
14 November Alderman Ernest Crouch
08 November Fareham residents could win £250 for sharing their views
08 November Public re-directed as extensive scrub clearing takes place on Portchester Common
07 November Community funding delivers new football kit and equipment

October 2013

30 October Major investment will make a splash at Fareham Leisure Centre!
28 October Help improve Abshot Road Play Area
25 October Man prosecuted for dangerous electrical installation
25 October Play Rangers return for half term fun
22 October Things that go bump in Holly Hill Wood
22 October The late Mike Nobes
22 October Results are in from the Fareham Park Purse vote
21 October Public paths re-surfaced
18 October Do you know a local hero?
17 October Tell us how happy you are and you could win £250
17 October Work starts on £5m Collingwood House
15 October Help conserve the character of Castle Street at the Portchester Community Action Team Meeting
14 October Find out about local bus and health services at the Western Wards CAT
14 October Make sure you can vote in next year's elections
13 October Help conserve the character of Castle Street
08 October Financial report reveals need for large savings
08 October Investment in Solent Enterprise Zone to drive further new business growth and jobs
07 October Residents no longer stuck in the mud after community funding

September 2013

30 September Fareham Councillor resigns from UKIP
30 September Buses and Health at Titchfield Community Action Team Meeting
27 September Solar farm granted planning permission
24 September Fourth Gold for Council's Stray Dog Service
18 September Get your tickets for SNAP Disco
16 September Help shape development in Fareham
11 September Fareham hits the top for tenth consecutive year
09 September Help shape our Council Tax Support Scheme
04 September Fareham Councillor switches political group

August 2013

28 August: The late Alderman Ruth Godrich
23 August: Play Rangers celebrate a successful summer with a garden party!
21 August: No more sticky wickets for club after Community Funding for new mower 
20 August: Community fund helps save community hall
16 August: Party with the Play Rangers
15 August: Community funding increases Military Mentors operations capability
13 August: Success at garden open day event
13 August: Community fund helps leading table tennis club to take on new members
9 August: Children continue to have fun with Fareham Play Rangers
9 August: Whestival just around the corner!
7 August: Community Fund application results in new equipment for Portchester Indoor Bowls
6 August: Indulge the sense with a guided walk in Fareham's most exotic garden
2 August: Celebrate National Play Day with Fareham Play Rangers
2 August: Fareham retains prestigious Green Flag Awards
2 August: Day out with Fareham's Mayor at Windsor Castle
1 August: Free activities for young persons in and around Fareham

July 2013

29 July: Free summer events
26 July: Public consultation results help shape plans for Welborne
26 July: Free Outdoor Fun with Fareham Play Rangers
25 July: Have your say on who should win the Fareham Youth Council elections
24 July: Fareham Park residents enjoy community fun and voting day
22 July: Successful Building Regulations Prosecution
16 July: Play Rangers are back! 
15 July: Fareham Park free summer fair & community voting day!
12 July: A review of the year at the Fareham Town Community Action Team Meeting
11 July: South and South East in Bloom Judging Day
10 July: Be a face of Fareham! 
9 July: Community invited to a review of the year at upcoming Community Action Team Meeting
9 July: Celebration of Broadlaw Walk Regeneration
8 July: Sign up for free summer events
4 July: Community funding delivers new football dugouts
1 July: Community fund provides for new Tchoukball Club  

June 2013

27 June: Community fund sheds light on photographic talent
24 June: Consultation on Fareham Traveller sites now open
24 June: A look back at the last 12 months at the Crofton Community Action Team Meeting
24 June: Table tennis funding for community youth group
21 June: Raise the flag for Armed Forces Day
19 June: Community fund paves the way for park users
13 June: Tree Tours and Tall Tales
13 June: Closing date looms to enter Fareham in Bloom!
11 June: A review of the year at the Portchester CAT meeting
10 June: Have your say on Portchester Park
7 June: Sign up for free summer events!
6 June: Pupils learn more about Linden Lea meadow
6 June: Help make community buildings better in Titchfield

May 2013

31 May: Mayor to host her first monthly tea party
29 May: Don't make it easy for thieves!
28 May: Fareham Park Purse
14 May: New facilities officially opened at Wicor Recreation Ground
14 May: Find out more about the Hinton Hotel Development at Titchfield's Special CAT meeting
13 May: Last chance to help shape the plan for Welborne
13 May: Help conserve the character of Titchfield Abbey Conservation Area 
10 May: Come and get involved with one of Fareham's hidden treasures!
9 May: New Mayor of Fareham
8 May: Pedal Right
7 May: Ministerial visit to Welborne
7 May: Learn more about the Hinton Hotel Development at the Special Titchfield CAT meeting
3 May: Help shape the plan for Welborne

April 2013

29 April: Hampshire's Police and Crime Commissioner praises work of Fareham's Community Safety Partnership
18 April: Landlords urged to come forward
16 April: Man sentenced for illegal fly tipping
16 April: Local charities and residents to benefit from clothing and textile recycling
16 April: Launch of Fareham in Bloom at the Simple Solutions for Summer event
15 April: Name of new community announced
15 April: The late Mrs Joan Vause
15 April: SNAP disco – tickets on sale
13 April: Former Mayor and Councillor Dr H G Jerrard (Jerry)
11 April: All welcome to Sunlight Gardens road show
4 April:Changes to Fareham Town Centre parking
4 April:Two failures after test alcohol purchasing operation
3 April:Changes to clothing and textiles recycling in the Borough will reduce waste
2 April: Improvements to Lysses car park

March 2013

22 March: College mural brightens shopping centre car park
22 March: Fareham Borough Council residents urged to have their say in Hampshire County Council elections
20 March: Still time to help name Fareham's New Community
19 March: Official opening of Portchester's new community centre
15 March: Results of Locks Heath's District Centre Consultation to be revealed at the next CAT meeting
14 March: Dangerous trees threatening nearby houses to be removed
13 March: Find out more about changes to council tax
7 March: Research will help decide how best to protect Fareham's coastline
6 March: Portchester CAT meeting at the new community centre
4 March: The Great Easter Egg Hunt

February 2013

27 February: Footpath improvements to West Street
26 February: Fareham freezes council tax for fifth year
25 February: Help shape development in Solent Breezes
25 February: Fareham Town CAT meeting
22 February: Titchfield CAT meeting
13 February: Solar Farm planning application withdrawn
12 February: Crofton CAT meeting
7 February: Community funding pays for tree bench
7 February: Community funding for St Mary's Church
7 February: Friday Night Club to receive £4,000 for all terrain fun
7 February: Local Credit Union to hold sessions at Civic Offices
6 February: Last chance to have your say on changes to how housing is allocated in Fareham
4 February: SNAP Disco

January 2013

29 January: Help name the New Community North of Fareham
28 January: Fareham Borough Council launch new website
28 January: Help improve clothing and textile recycling in Fareham
23 January: Refunds available after Charity Schools Prom is cancelled
17 January: Have your say on changes to how housing is allocated in Fareham
15 January: Still time to nominate a local hero in Fareham

December 2012

21 December: Christmas Bin Collections
20 December: Flooding Clean Up Advice
20 December: Flooding in Fareham Evening Update
20 December: Flooding in Fareham Update
20 December: Adverse Weather Causes Local Flooding
17 December: Changes to Fareham Town Centre parking

November 2012

30 November: Local young artists commissioned to design car park wall mural
30 November: Solar Farm Exhibitions
22 November: More time to have your say on proposed Solar Farm
20 November: Still time to have your say on Council Tax
20 November: Natures Christmas
19 November: SNAP Disco
19 November: Business Rate Relief at Solent Enterprise Zone
14 November: Fareham Borough Council advice on Ash Dieback disease
5 November: Mayor's Cadet

October 2012

31 October: Former Councillor Diana Harrison
30 October: More time to have your say on the regeneration of Locks Heath District Centre
29 October: Changes to Parking Charges
26 October: Help to conserve the Character of Titchfield
23 October: Forever Remembered
19 October: Crofton Community Action Team Meeting
19 October: Council employees run for Mayor's charity
17 October: Help plan the regeneration of Locks Heath District Centre 
15 October: Help shape development in Fareham
15 October: Citizen of Honour 2013
11 October: Community funding for local residents
11 October: Quest and Conker
11 October: Still time to register for free rolls of loft insulation
11 October: Fright Night
10 October: Funding Awarded to the National Coastwatch
9 October: Halloween Crafts and Wishing Trees
8 October: Approximately 1000 properties risk losing their voice in Police and Crime Commissioner Elections
8 October: Public Notices
5 October: Help shape a new Council Tax Support scheme
5 October: Titchfield Community Action Team Meeting
5 October: Fareham Town Community Action Team Meeting
2 October: Help plan the regeneration of Locks Heath District Centre

September 2012

28 September: Western Wards Community Action Team Meeting
26 September: SNAP Disco
25 September: Two Fareham Borough Councillors switch political groups
21 September: Third Gold in a row for Council
20 September: SNAP Disco
20 September: Fareham and Gosport Summer Passport Scheme Success
19 September: Special Portchester CAT Meeting
14 September: How can we improve your Youth Facilities?
13 September: Fareham Town Centre to be more pedestrian friendly
13 September: Blooming Marvellous results for Fareham
13 September: Portchester Precinct Car Park Resurfacing Works
10 September: Fareham to host South and South East England in Bloom Awards
7 September: Portchester Community Centre moves closer to opening
6 September: Fareham in Bloom Presentation Evening
6 September: Alderman Mike Godrich

August 2012

30 August: The REACT Games
17 August: Portchester Precinct Car Park Resurfacing Works
15 August: Register for Free Rolls of Loft Insulation
15 August: Light a Lantern Festival
7 August: Go Out and Play
7 August: Fareham Borough Council receives funding for 9v9 goalposts

July 2012

30 July: Portchester Community Action Team (CAT) Meeting
30 July: Renewal of Segensworth Business Improvement District
27 July: New Community North of Fareham Options Consultation
27 July: Fareham & Gosport Borough Councils' Building Control Partnership win prestigious award
20 July: South and South East in Bloom Judging Day
20 July: Fareham Town Community Action Team (CAT) Meeting
19 July: 'Gardens Open in Fareham' Event
18 July: Have your say on a debt Collection and Recovery Policy
17 July: Fareham receives prestigious Green Flag Awards
16 July: Crofton Community Action Team (CAT) Meeting
12 July: Strong Support for Action Plan for Fareham Town Centre
12 July: Olympic Flame Comes to Fareham
9 July: Titchfield Community Action Team (CAT) Meeting
5 July: Make sure you can vote for your Police and Crime Commissioner
5 July: Mayor of Fareham's Charity Festival
4 July: 25 Days until the Olympic Games Begin
2 July: Western Wards Community Action Team Meeting

June 2012

29 June: Special Scrutiny Board Meeting
29 June: Better Balance For Life workshop
28 June: SNAP Disco
21 June: Travellers Leave Fareham
21 June: Volunteer Stewards Required
21 June: Writing is on the Wall for Graffiti Youths
19 June: Armed Forces Day
19 June: Portchester Community Centre
19 June: Fareham's Olympic Community Parade
15 June: Henry Cleary OBE to Chair first Standing Conference
11 June: Closing date for Fareham in Bloom entries
7 June: Fareham residents saving almost £150,000 a year thanks to Insulate Hampshire
7 June: Decision to be made in public about who will run the new Portchester Community Centre
 

May 2012

31 May: Mayoress of Fareham's Charity Abseil
25 May: 'Have a Field Day' Event at Allotment Road Recreation Ground
24 May: ASDA ACTIVE supporting local Jubilee event
21 May: The Big Jubilee Lunch
18 May: 'Have a Field Day' Event at Seafield Park Recreation Ground
17 May: SNAP Disco
11 May: Sensory Tea
8 May: Olympic Rings are blooming in Fareham
1 May: Have your say on business rate discounts at the Solent Enterprise Zone

April 2012

30 April: The Big Bunting Competition
27 April: Citizens of Honour at Mayor Making
18 April: 100 days to go until the London 2012 Olympic Games
10 April: Hollybrook Gardens Play Area Opening
5 April: Growth plans for Solent Enterprise Zone get the green light
5 April: Going Wild Event
3 April: Youth Conference
3 April: Olympic Volunteering Opportunities in Fareham
2 April: Last Chance to Have Your Say on Park Lane

March 2012

22 March: Citizens of Honour 2012
22 March: Have your say on how new development can help fund infrastructure in Fareham
21 March: Local club using Olympic experience to teach others
19 March: Local Club and Volunteer Short Listed for Sport Hampshire & IOW Sports Awards
19 March: Torch relay coming through Fareham Town Centre
19 March: HRH The Princess Royal visiting Fareham tomorrow for The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Freedom March
16 March: Wicor Recreation Ground receive funding for new changing rooms
9 March: Fareham 2012 Triathlon
2 March: 'Have Your Say on Park Lane' Consultation

February 2012

28 February: SNAP Disco
27 February: Portchester Community Action Team Meeting
24 February: Fareham Town Community Action Team Meeting
24 February: Warsash Sea Cadets receive funding for new Trinity boat
23 February: Residents receive funding for No Cold Calling Zone signs
20 February: Western Wards Community Action Team Meeting
17 February: Fareham Borough Council launches interactive 'Council Connect'
13 February: Crofton Community Action Team Meeting
10 February: Mayor of Fareham's Charity Lunch
9 February: By-election to take place for Portchester East vacancy
6 February: 'Have Your Say on Park Lane' Consultation
3 February: Councillor Chris Brown resigns from Council
1 February: The Great Easter Egg Hunt

January 2012

31 January: Portchester Community Centre Sod Cutting Ceremony
30 January: Fareham launches two new Facebook pages
27 January: Equality Objectives Consultation
27 January: Free insulation for residents until end of March
26 January: Gold Rush
25 January: Princess Royal to visit Fareham for Freedom March to mark The Queen's Diamond Jubilee
23 January: Citizens of Honour 2012
20 January: Help plan for a New Community
20 January: Titchfield Community Action Team Meeting
13 January: Gold Rush
12 January: Success for Fareham's Get Set Schools and College
12 January: Fareham to host South and South East England in Bloom Awards
10 January: Crossfell Walk Play Area Consultation
10 January: Portchester Community Centre
05 January: Mayor of Fareham's Charity Swimathon



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