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July 2024

18 JulyVisit Fareham’s Pop Up Beach this summer!

17 JulyCoveted Green Flag Award retained by two Fareham Parks

16 JulyFareham at 50 photo exhibition unveiled

16 JulyLet’s Talk Tenant Engagement

15 JulyLet’s Talk Anti-Social Behaviour in Fareham

15 JulyVoting in Fareham in Bloom competition now open

8 JulyPlay Day fun set for Holly Hill Woodland Park

June 2024

24 JuneAccess All Areas returns this summer

18 JuneTime is running out to enter Fareham in Bloom competition

17 JuneLet’s Talk Holly Hill Woodland Park

12 JuneThe late Alderman Arthur Mandry

4 JuneFareham events return for the Borough’s golden year

May 2024

30 MayCrossfell Walk play area officially re-opens

28 MayFareham Borough Council receives funding to introduce food waste collection

22 MayBorough’s Birthday Bash

17 May999 Day to celebrate emergency services heroes

17 MayFareham welcomes new Mayor

13 MayTraveller encampment at Daedalus

8 MayLet’s Talk Polling Places

7 MayFareham in Bloom competition open for entries

3 MayHave your say on Fareham Park play area

1 MayWork commences at Portchester Crematorium

1 MayPermissions issued for new homes at Welborne

April 2024

19 AprilImportant changes for local elections

16 AprilCouncil announces new sponsorship opportunities for 2024

11 AprilCouncil approves changes to its Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule

10 AprilFareham Council Celebrates 50 Years a Borough

3 AprilMore people can now plug into free energy efficiency measures

2 AprilRegister to vote and have your say in May

March 2024

28 MarchFareham in Bloom competition returns this year

28 MarchBusiness networking events continue in Fareham

27 MarchLicence available for grazing land in Stubbington

25 MarchFareham’s Greener Future

25 MarchFareham Live Website Launch

25 MarchFareham Leisure Centre to receive funding to improve energy efficiency

20 MarchLast chance to become a founding sponsor of Fareham Live!

18 MarchFareham Borough Council makes another town centre acquisition

15 MarchFareham Town Centre – Business Breakfast

14 MarchAeronautical Ground Lighting to be installed at Solent Airport

14 MarchBuilding Welborne Beautiful

13 MarchFareham Community Lottery celebrates birthday

12 MarchAffordable Housing Development in Titchfield

11 MarchHave your say on Fareham Park leisure and community facilities

8 MarchMore than 20 ideas shortlisted that could change the face of Fareham Town Centre

6 MarchCouncil to commemorate D-Day 80 at Daedalus

6 MarchPadel Tennis centre proposed for Fareham

5 MarchCouncil seeks views on play area improvements

5 MarchPlanning underway to introduce Simpler Recycling in Fareham

February 2024

27 FebruaryHelp shape the future of Fareham town centre

26 FebruaryCouncil tax set to rise in Fareham

23 FebruaryCouncillor Seán Woodward to receive Freedom of the Borough

23 FebruaryThe late Alderman Brian Bayford

21 FebruaryLighting up Westbury Manor Museum for COVID-19 Day of Reflection

20 FebruaryDaedalus – A High Flying Success Story

15 FebruarySuccessful networking event returns to Fareham

8 FebruaryMake Fareham Fun

6 FebruaryPortchester Development to benefit from Future Proof Technology

5 FebruaryDemolition underway at Osborn Road Multi Storey Car Park

5 FebruaryHelp us make it easier for people to get the right social housing

1 FebruaryA decade of environmental health success

January 2024

31 JanuaryResidents encouraged to check eligibility for energy bill discount

25 JanuaryCrossfell Walk play area improvements set to begin in spring

19 JanuaryOwner of former Thresher’s Site on Botley Road fined £8400

17 JanuaryWestbury Manor Museum to be lit up for Holocaust Memorial Day

16 JanuaryA breath of fresh air for Fareham

15 January50 Years a Borough

15 JanuaryHelp us plan our budgets

12 JanuaryCouncil announces new name for leisure and community facilities

11 JanuaryCouncil publishes initial findings from Fareham Town Centre Consultation

8 JanuaryHampshire Cultural Trust serves notice on Westbury Manor Museum

2 JanuaryOsborn Road Multi Storey Car Park now closed

December 2023

21 DecemberWelborne building blocks in place for 2024

20 DecemberClarity on Titchfield Festival Theatre

15 DecemberRecord number of participants join town centre consultation

14 DecemberFurther funding for Welborne will be sought if needed

7 DecemberOsborn Road Multi Storey Car Park Scheduled for Demolition

November 2023

30 NovemberCouncil challenges unauthorised theatre development

29 NovemberCouncil’s big present to Fareham residents

29 NovemberHelp us shape the future of Fareham Town Centre

24 NovemberWestbury Manor Museum to be lit orange to mark The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

20 NovemberNominations open for Fareham’s Citizen of Honour

17 NovemberFareham forced to significantly reduce Christmas Lights Switch On event due to weather warning

17 NovemberCouncil invites residents to help choose a name for new leisure and community facilities

16 NovemberFareham’s Golden Christmas Trail

15 NovemberMore new affordable homes for Fareham

14 NovemberStudents welcomed to Fareham Live

3 NovemberFareham Borough Council launches new initiative for local businesses

2 NovemberOwners of Medieval Barn Guilty of Breaching Planning Conditions

1 NovemberFareham’s Remembrance Day Parade and Service

October 2023

26 OctoberCouncil Leader set to retire after 38 years

23 OctoberUnveiling of The King’s Coronation commemorative bench

20 OctoberWarmer Homes programme for a warmer winter

19 OctoberFareham Live reuses materials in intelligent design

16 OctoberWinners in colouring competition announced

9 OctoberSuccess for Fareham in gardening awards

6 OctoberFree business networking events for Fareham

5 OctoberAll that glitters is gold at the 2023 Fareham Christmas lights event

3 OctoberCouncil buys Fareham Shopping Centre

September 2023

26 SeptemberGolden moment for Fareham Live

22 SeptemberHome visits for annual canvass

21 SeptemberWinners of Fareham in Bloom 2023 announced

19 SeptemberDemolition of Assheton Court begins

6 SeptemberCouncil launches information pages for New Residents

5 SeptemberLet’s Talk Fareham!

4 SeptemberCCTV to be mandatory for Fareham’s taxis

August 2023

31 AugustLighting up Westbury Manor Museum for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

30 AugustBusiness opportunity to become part of history at Fareham Live

29 AugustPlanning applications received for Welborne Homes

15 AugustLast chance to claim HALF PRICE bin with garden waste subscription service

4 AugustTake a trip back in time this September!

3 AugustFareham Live goes green!

3 AugustCouncil takes another step toward town centre regeneration

July 2023

31 JulyDon’t lose your vote – residents in Fareham urged to check voter registration details

18 JulyGreen Flag awards retained by Fareham Parks

17 JulyVoting open in Fareham in Bloom competition

14 JulyCouncil continues support for Citizen Advice

12 JulyFareham Live welcomes more people with accessible features

7 JulyHill Head safe haven for birds

6 JulyImprovement works at Solent Airport

5 JulyCouncil welcomes potential new search and rescue training facility at Daedalus

4 JulyPromote your businesses with Fareham Borough Council

3 JulyCould you offer a Ukrainian refugee a home?

June 2023

29 JuneTake the Fareham Live Virtual Tour

28 JuneLast chance to have your say on Fareham’s Future

27 June Last Unit leased at latest Faraday Business Park development

26 JuneLast chance to enter online Fareham in Bloom competition

26 JuneBecome part of history by sponsoring the Fareham Live Soundwave

23 JuneRaising a Flag for Armed Forces Day

21 JuneSummer Colouring Competition launched!

20 JuneSecretary of State ‘breaks ground’ at new 6,000 home Welborne development

20 JuneInvestment in Daedalus will be a gamechanger

19 JuneTargeting Anti-Social Behaviour in Warsash

19 JuneNew Operator announced for Fareham Live

15 JuneSign up to Access All Areas for a summer of fun

14 JunePlatinum Jubilee sponsored tree planting areas officially opened

8 JuneSheltered housing scheme for older residents completed in Portchester

7 JuneHave your say on Fareham’s future

6 JuneB&M choose Fareham for newest store

6 JuneLast Chance to sign up and ‘Run the Runway’ at Solent Airport

5 JuneSpecial offer for garden waste subscribers

5 JuneHave your say on Council’s Empty Homes Strategy

May 2023

30 MayHave your say on Self and Custom Build Housing

25 MayLeisure Centres go from strength to strength

18 MayCouncil to modernise vehicle fleet

17 MayCitizens honoured for the contributions to the Fareham community

17 MayChange of political balance

15 MayHave your say at a CAT meeting this summer

12 MayFareham welcomes new Mayor

5 MayCouncil launches car parking charges consultation

2 MayHave your say on bird protection at Hill Head

April 2023

27 April999 Day returns to Fareham

24 AprilFareham Borough Council welcomes new Chief Executive Officer

21 AprilStill time to claim support for energy and fuel bills

20 AprilMore Affordable Housing Completed in Fareham

20 AprilPopular events return to Fareham this year

19 AprilBooking for Countryside Events now open

17 AprilHave your say on Biodiversity requirements for planning developments

6 AprilOnline Fareham in Bloom competition open

5 AprilCouncil announces new plans for voluntary community support

5 AprilFareham Borough Council Formally Adopt Local Plan

3 AprilWestbury Manor Museum to be lit blue for World Parkinson’s Day

March 2023

27 MarchFareham Local Plan Meets Legal Requirements Following Planning Inspector Review

27 MarchFareham Borough Council offers tailored business support for start-ups

23 MarchNew Shared Ownership Scheme to welcome new residents

17 MarchCouncil launches two planning consultations

13 MarchBuilding Welborne Beautiful

10 MarchCoronation Keepsake for Fareham Residents

9 MarchFareham Borough Council to appoint new Chief Executive Officer

8 MarchCouncil working to address ‘eyesore’

6 MarchHave your say on play areas in Fareham

3 MarchProsecution success for planning permission breach

February 2023

28 FebruaryNew Energy Bills Support Scheme available

23 FebruaryWestbury Manor Museum to be lit blue for Ukraine War Anniversary

22 FebruaryApply to host your street party for The King’s Coronation

17 FebruaryProsecution success for housing fraud

14 FebruaryChange of political balance

10 FebruaryIce Cream concessions open for tender

9 FebruaryCouncillors sign off fly tower at Fareham Live

9 FebruaryLocal Boundary Commission publish final recommendations for Fareham

7 FebruaryCouncil awarded funds to help support areas in most need

January 2023

30 JanuaryCommunication boards installed at Fareham play areas

27 JanuaryConnect with hundreds of local businesses at Fareham Business Expo

25 JanuaryFind out about Fareham's finances

11 JanuaryHave your say on new Osborn Road car park plans

9 JanuaryArt installation delivers powerful suicide message in Fareham

5 JanuaryNominations for Citizen of Honour close soon

December 2022

9 DecemberCommunity Fund helping local causes across the Borough

7 DecemberChanges to Coastal Parking Charges Agreed

7 DecemberQueen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Park opens

6 DecemberLast chance to have your say on Local Plan

2 DecemberCouncil upgrades phone payment system for added security

November 2022

28 NovemberSLC Rail appointed to develop strategic plans for proposed Welborne station

25 NovemberCountdown to new open space in Fareham

21 NovemberFareham Launch Nutcracker Christmas Trail!

18 NovemberProsecution success for tree preservation order breach

15 NovemberHaven House Visitor Centre deemed ‘Asset of Community Value’

10 NovemberDFS Composites welcomed to Daedalus

4 NovemberPrizes awarded for Fareham in Bloom winners

3 NovemberFareham Borough Council Homeless Help

3 NovemberRemembrance Day Parade and Service

1 NovemberCompetition Time for Warmer Homes

October 2022

31 OctoberHave your say on Local Plan modifications

28 OctoberNew operator sought for Fareham Live

28 OctoberLocal businesses sponsor Fareham’s Nutcracker Christmas

24 OctoberFunding available to support residents not eligible for Government energy rebate

21 OctoberNominate your hero for a Citizen of Honour award

19 OctoberFareham Shortlisted for ‘All round small business friendly’ Award

17 OctoberApply for free home energy improvements this Energy Saving Week

12 OctoberLaunch of Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Studies

10 OctoberJoin us for a Nutcracker Christmas Lights event in Fareham!

7 OctoberWestbury Manor Museum to be lit pink and blue for Baby Loss Awareness Week

7 OctoberHome visits for annual canvass

5 OctoberPostal vote disruption

3 OctoberHave your say on Fareham’s Public Spaces Protection Order

September 2022

29 SeptemberCafé concession welcoming bids at Solent Airport

28 SeptemberNew Cremators approved for Portchester Crematorium

27 SeptemberFareham scoop top gardening awards

26 SeptemberPlay area improvements continue across Borough

26 SeptemberCountryside events for autumn fun!

22 SeptemberFareham Live remodelling underway

21 SeptemberLong Live – Live Love Local!

21 SeptemberFareham’s Big Bulb Giveaway!

15 SeptemberCommemoration Service to take place in Fareham

13 SeptemberChanges to Council services for National Day of Mourning

9 SeptemberFareham Mourns Queen Elizabeth II

9 SeptemberResidents invited to the Proclamation for King Charles III in Fareham

8 SeptemberResidents crowned winners of Fareham in Bloom 2022

8 SeptemberAffordable Housing Development Underway in Fareham

7 SeptemberHave your say on a new political map for Fareham Borough Council

6 SeptemberDon’t lose your vote – residents in Fareham urged to check voter registration details

1 SeptemberGet FREE home energy improvements with Warmer Homes programme

August 2022

26 AugustWestbury Manor Museum to be lit gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

24 AugustSolar Together scheme back for 2022

17 AugustCouncil announces special Daedalus events

12 AugustCouncil welcoming bids for drink and snack concession licenses

11 AugustLGA Chairman gives Fareham the thumbs up

9 AugustClassic Cars and Vintage Entertainment in Fareham

July 2022

28 JulyClosure of Fareham Live car parks from 8 August 2022

27 JulyGreen Flag awards retained by Fareham Parks

27 JulyColouring Competition launched for summer holiday fun!

26 JulyHave your say on runway lighting at Solent Airport

21 JulyFareham Borough Council publishes First Annual Update to Climate Change Action Plan

20 JulyFareham wins landmark appeal

18 JulyVirtual Fareham in Bloom - voting now open!

12 JulyUPOWA purchase business unit at Faraday

7 JulyActs of Kindness presented with Queen’s Award

6 JulyLocal students help restore War Memorial site

4 JulyGet ready for a summer of fun!

1 JulyFareham in Bloom competition - final week for entries

1 JulyAll4 Logistics joins Faraday Family

June 2022

27 JuneAccess All Areas is back this summer!

24 JuneNew Beach Hut for Sale at Hill Head

23 JuneConstruction Contractor appointed to Fareham Live Project

21 JuneFlying the flag for Armed Forces Day

16 JunePotential approaches for habitat creation at Hook Lake to be on show at public drop-in event

14 JuneHave your say at a Summer CAT meeting

14 JuneCouncil moves forward with improvements to Solent Airport

7 JuneWelborne shortlisted for national planning award

May 2022

26 MayFareham residents invited to beacon lighting event

25 MayYour community pantries need your help

24 MayFareham in Bloom competition entries open

23 MayWelborne Railway Station Still On Track

18 MayCommunity funding available for local groups

17 MayFalklands 40th Anniversary Commemoration

16 MayHave your say on taxi licencing policy

12 MayIntroducing the new Mayor of Fareham

11 MayFalklands 40th Anniversary Commemoration

6 MayCouncil Tax Energy Payments Underway in Fareham

April 2022

29 AprilWheelchair swing successfully installed at Holly Hill

14 AprilFareham to commemorate 40th Anniversary of Falklands Conflict with Freedom March

14 AprilRare catering concession tender opportunity

13 AprilNew digital screen at Fareham Shopping Centre provides Council information

7 AprilFareham in Bloom is back this summer

7 AprilLocal Boundary Review consultation extended

March 2022

30 MarchRegister to vote and have your say in May

26 MarchUpdated guidance issued by Natural England set to disrupt planning decisions on new housing

25 MarchMeet emergency services heroes at the Fareham 999 Day

25 MarchLighting a beacon to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

24 MarchStation Road Development Underway in Portchester

23 MarchClarification on parking meters - High Street, Fareham

22 MarchSolidarity with Ukraine on International Day of Conscience

18 MarchSpring Clean for the Queen

14 MarchAll business hangars let at Solent Airport

11 MarchFareham Community Lottery celebrates first birthday

8 MarchWheelchair swing to be installed at Holly Hill

4 MarchCouncil announces further commemorative tree planting initiative

2 MarchCouncil relaunch directory for older residents

1 MarchNo more rubbish excuses!

February 2022

28 FebruaryFareham Housing launch shared ownership scheme at new development

28 FebruaryHave your say on responsible dog ownership

24 FebruaryCouncil converts vehicles to create greener fleet

22 FebruaryHerbicide treatment across Borough

16 FebruaryCouncil announces COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund for businesses

14 FebruaryHave your say on Fareham play area

7 FebruaryHave your say on Titchfield play area

3 FebruaryCouncil launches further support for local businesses

1 FebruarySponsor a tree for The Queen’s Copse

January 2022

31 JanuaryHave your say on Portchester play area

28 JanuaryCouncil cracking down on abandoned vehicles

27 JanuaryOmicron business grant scheme now live

25 JanuaryHave your say on a new political map for Fareham Borough Council

17 JanuaryHave your say on Fareham’s finances

14 JanuaryDriving toward carbon neutral

13 JanuaryStill time to make your home more energy efficient

10 JanuaryStill time to nominate your Citizen of Honour

December 2021

8 DecemberFareham 2022 Bin Calendars Available Now

2 DecemberTime to nominate your hero

1 DecemberStation Road Development Due to Commence in Portchester

November 2021

25 NovemberGreen light for Welborne Garden Village

22 NovemberThousands attend Fareham Christmas lights extravaganza!

19 NovemberFareham Borough Council present COVID Heroes Awards

15 NovemberCouncil targets fraud this Fraud Awareness Week

12 NovemberPromoting a green recovery in the central south

8 NovemberWe will remember them

8 NovemberCouncil recognises ‘outstanding contributions’ with two special achievement awards

4 NovemberFareham getting crafty for Remembrance Sunday

1 NovemberRoll Up, Roll up…for the 2021 Fareham Christmas lights extravaganza!

1 NovemberLive Love Local request to shoppers as Fareham traders launch Christmas campaign and website

October 2021

28 OctoberFareham in Bloom 2021 winners announced

25 OctoberFareham Parks retain Green Flag awards

22 OctoberFareham Leisure Centres now fully accessible

22 OctoberFormer Councillor Honoured

19 OctoberNew business units available at Daedalus

18 OctoberHave your say on Fareham Borough Council’s strategy to combat homelessness

18 OctoberFareham Leisure Centre welcomes visitors following official relaunch event

12 OctoberFareham Borough Council appoint new provider to help residents out of hours

12 OctoberFareham Borough Council to improve energy efficiency of Council homes

6 OctoberThe Greening Campaign is coming to Titchfield

6 OctoberHave your say on affordable housing redevelopment

1 OctoberFareham Live - End of Intermission!

September 2021

30 SeptemberFareham submits Local Plan for Inspection

22 SeptemberFareham’s gardens scoop top awards

15 SeptemberCelebrating Six Months of Fareham Community Lottery

15 SeptemberMake your home more energy efficient with Fareham Borough Council

8 SeptemberMore support for Fareham’s businesses

1 SeptemberSign up to Fareham Borough Council’s new garden waste subscription service today!

August 2021

26 AugustDaedalus sculpture standing proud at Daedalus Common

24 AugustGarden waste service operating as usual

20 AugustFly Tipping Prosecution Success

18 AugustGarden waste service suspended until further notice

10 AugustCalling all classic car owners!

6 AugustVirtual Fareham in Bloom – voting deadline extended for one more week!

2 AugustCouncil announce solar success

2 AugustGet ready for Fareham’s summer of fun!

July 2021

26 JulyParking Charges Commence at Coastal Car Parks

23 JulyCouncil supporting local businesses with FREE training

23 JulyWelborne passes third major milestone in a month

22 JulyVirtual Fareham in Bloom – time to pick your winner!

21 JulyMuch Needed Affordable Housing Project Completed in Borough

21 JulyFareham Borough Council make parking more convenient

15 JulyCouncil extends grant scheme for local good causes

15 JulyCouncil welcomes latest development on Welborne

14 JulyCome and have your say on Fareham’s Local Plan

7 JulyBeautiful Abbey Meadows site officially opened to the public

2 JulyCommunity Fund helping to support local causes

1 JulyVirtual Fareham in Bloom – deadline extended!

June 2021

30 JuneCouncil installs new payment machines at town centre car parks

29 JuneCouncil plans week of public events as part of Local Plan consultation

25 JuneVirtual Fareham in Bloom – time running out to enter!

25 JuneFlying the flag for Armed Forces Day

22 JuneCouncil supports the Great British Spring Clean

18 JuneTime to have your say on Fareham's Revised Publication Local Plan

15 JuneThe late Alderman David Swanbrow

11 JuneHave your say on Fareham’s future development

10 JuneCouncil consults on revisions to Welborne planning application

3 JunePlans for next meeting of the Council at the Civic Offices

1 JuneEntries open for Virtual Fareham in Bloom

May 2021

28 MayHigh Court finds Council's approach to mitigating nitrate impacts on The Solent legally sound

28 MayDriving towards zero carbon

24 MayIntroducing Fareham’s (not so) new Mayor!

17 MayVirtual Fareham in Bloom is back

14 MayLocal businesses offered free support

14 MayWebsite guide to shop safety measures across Fareham

7 MayFareham Borough Council Supports Community Pantries

April 2021

26 AprilRapid Community Testing moving to Local Pharmacies

20 AprilCouncil commissions six-week training programme to give local businesses a kick-start

14 AprilCouncil working with Health and Safety Executive to ensure businesses are COVID-secure

14 AprilShop Local Shop Safe relaunched as non-essential retailers open up again across Fareham

9 AprilFareham’s Civic Offices to reopen

9 AprilFareham joins the nation at a time of mourning

1 AprilFareham Borough Council launch COVID Heroes Awards

1 AprilCouncil Encourages Applications for New Restart Grant Schemes

March 2021

29 March‘Save the High Street’ programme launched to support Fareham businesses

26 MarchOutdoor leisure facilities set to reopen

24 MarchFareham Borough Council urges residents to act early on problem debt

22 MarchCouncil to mark National Day of Reflection

19 MarchHC Coils springs into Faraday Business Park

18 MarchBrand new play area coming soon to Abbey Meadows

17 MarchLaunch of the ‘Hook Lake Coastal Management Study’

1 MarchCouncil tax to rise in Fareham for 2021/22

February 2021

22 FebruaryCouncil launches grants helpline to support local businesses

22 FebruaryBook now for COVID-19 rapid community testing in Fareham

18 FebruaryPostal Vote Available for Shielding Residents

18 FebruaryLast chance to have your say on Fareham’s finances

18 FebruaryDispose of your used face masks properly

17 FebruaryRapid Community Testing for Covid-19 coming soon to Fareham

11 FebruaryNew business units underway at Daedalus

10 FebruaryCouncil supports local pubs hit by the pandemic

9 FebruarySolar Together Scheme Launched

8 FebruaryMore support available for local businesses

8 FebruaryDon’t forget to have your say on Fareham’s finances

5 FebruaryCommunity Lottery Tickets Available from Monday

January 2021

28 JanuaryVisit Fareham’s outdoor spaces to aid mental health and wellbeing

27 JanuaryWelborne moves a step closer

26 JanuaryResidents urged to be patient for COVID-19 Vaccination

26 JanuaryFly tipped Guinea pig rescued

22 JanuaryBalancing the Books - have your say on Fareham’s finances

20 JanuaryApplications encouraged for Covid-19 Special Grant

19 JanuaryKeeping voters safe at the 2021 elections

14 JanuaryCouncil urges businesses to stick to COVID guidance

13 JanuaryResidents urged to stay at home

12 JanuarySurvey launched to support local businesses

8 JanuaryGet tickets for Fareham Community Lottery and help support good causes

7 JanuaryCOVID Vaccine Scam Warning

6 JanuaryWhat National Lockdown Measures Mean for Fareham Residents

4 JanuaryConsultation starts on revisions to Welborne planning application

4 JanuaryCouncil leader confirms changes to Executive

December 2020

29 DecemberCouncil mourns loss of long-serving councillor

21 DecemberCivic Offices closure

16 DecemberJudge dismisses claim for Judicial Review

16 DecemberBrand new Daedalus Common play area opens

15 DecemberNew grant funding available for hard-hit groups

11 DecemberGrant funding still available for Fareham businesses forced to close

9 DecemberChristmas opening times

1 DecemberWhat the end of Lockdown 2 means for Fareham

November 2020

23 NovemberThe Mayor turns on Fareham’s Christmas lights - from home

18 NovemberCouncil uses virtual exhibition to reach residents

17 NovemberImprovements to Salterns play area

16 NovemberCouncil invests £6.8m to improve leisure facilities in the Borough of Fareham

12 NovemberCommunity lottery is coming to Fareham

9 NovemberNew Covid Marshals starting across Fareham

9 NovemberWalk-through testing site opens at Cams Alders

9 NovemberHave your say on Newtown play area

6 NovemberLocal Plan consultation and virtual exhibition

5 NovemberTell us how you’d like Metcalfe play area improved

3 NovemberNew anti-social behaviour measures for Fareham

3 NovemberCouncil presses pause on Fareham's new arts and entertainment venue

3 NovemberCouncil services update

October 2020

29 OctoberCOVID safety guidance for upcoming events

26 OctoberCouncil approves Publication Local Plan

26 OctoberHave your say on new play equipment

22 OctoberCouncils seek nature-based solution to protect a strategic gap

15 OctoberParks success at Green Flag awards

13 OctoberOrganisations to benefit from one-off Special Grant

13 OctoberAnd the name of Fareham's new arts and entertainment venue is .....

9 OctoberSuccess at the South and South East in Bloom Awards

7 OctoberGreen fingered residents crowned winners

1 OctoberOsborn Road multi-storey car park to be refurbished

1 OctoberCouncil makes progress towards carbon neutrality

September 2020

28 SeptemberTest and Trace Support Payment scheme

28 SeptemberVisitors required to check in at Civic Offices

25 SeptemberCouncil to launch free NHS Parking Permit for hospital workers

23 SeptemberCouncil to consider its Publication Local Plan following Government changes

17 SeptemberHelp support National Hygiene Week

16 SeptemberNew garden waste collection service being considered

9 September£1 per hour parking charge to be introduced at coastal car parks

7 SeptemberEmergency mid-year budget to cover predicted £1.14m Covid-19 black hole

4 SeptemberRare opportunity for grazing land in Stubbington

August 2020

27 AugustParking charges could be introduced at Fareham coastal car parks

21 AugustVoting for Virtual Fareham in Bloom opens

15 AugustRaising a flag for VJ Day

14 AugustFareham remembers another soldier who died fighting for his country

14 AugustYour chance to #NameNewVenue for Fareham

5 AugustTake it to the tip or face a fine

4 AugustShop Local, Eat Local campaign launched

July 2020

27 JulyNew opportunity for businesses in Fareham to apply for grant

24 JulyNew timetable for Local Development Plan

24 JulyLeisure centres to reopen in Fareham

23 JulyDon’t be rubbish at leaving parks and open spaces clean

23 JulyChanges to be implemented at Fareham Civic Offices

22 JulyCouncil to hold its first ever virtual Full Council meeting

16 JulyCouncil sees big increase in complaints about neighbours

14 JulyVolunteers to get a letter of thanks from Fareham Borough Council

10 JulyFree parking for keyworkers comes to an end

8 JulySmall businesses in Fareham receive lifeline funding

6 JulyNominate a volunteer for a special thank you

3 JulyPlay areas and outdoor gyms to reopen with new guidelines

3 JulyFareham prepared for pub and restaurant reopening

1 JulyMore local businesses prepare to reopen

June 2020

29 JuneMore social housing for Fareham

26 JuneVirtual Fareham in Bloom competition launching next week

24 JuneFlying the flag for the Armed Forces

10 JuneFareham Civic Offices to open by appointment only

10 JuneSafe shopping measures in place for reopening of retail in Fareham

8 JuneSkate parks open across the Borough

2 JuneDiscretionary business grant scheme now live - applications invited today

1 JuneFareham Borough Council thanks its volunteers

1 JunePortchester Market to re-start this week with social distancing measures

May 2020

29 MayPortchester to Paulsgrove coastal defence scheme unlikely to progress in its current form

29 MayFareham Market to re-start from Monday with social distancing measures in place

26 MayCouncil confirms details of discretionary business grant scheme

21 MayCouncil owned car parks to provide free parking to NHS and key workers

21 MayFines issued after two cases of fly tipping in the Borough

15 MayCouncil to reopen public toilets

15 MayFerneham Hall plans given green light at Council’s first virtual Planning Committee meeting

13 MayWinner announced for Fareham Borough Council VE Day bunting competition

12 MayCouncil working with Citizens Advice Fareham to provide advice and support across the Borough

12 MayFareham Borough Council working with food charities to bridge the gap for anyone who needs help

12 MayCouncil to reopen its tennis courts

7 MayFareham Borough Council allocated further £1.15m Government grant to support services during the pandemic

7 MaySolent Airport plays a vital role in Covid-19 effort

4 MayResidents urged to share memories and photographs of VE Day 1945

April 2020

30 AprilHistory is made at Fareham Borough Council

29 AprilHGV Drivers Help Fareham Council Reinstate Garden Waste Collections

29 AprilVE Day Home Schooling and Stay at Home Street Party Pack Launched

22 AprilCoronavirus update – Bulky Waste collections to restart across Fareham

17 AprilFareham Borough Council and support agencies supporting domestic abuse sufferers

15 AprilCoronavirus scams warning

15 AprilCoronavirus update - Garden waste collections to re-start across Fareham

15 AprilThank you for staying at home

9 AprilBusinesses get financial support

9 AprilKeep Fareham safe this Easter Weekend by following Government Guidance

9 AprilRough sleepers in Fareham moved into self-catering accommodation

3 AprilBurial of cremated remains suspended

2 AprilFareham and Gosport Basics Bank provides vital supplies despite closure

2 AprilCoronavirus: Council services update

March 2020

30 MarchCoronavirus: Porchester Crematorium Partial Closure

26 MarchCoronavirus: Textile bank collections suspended

25 MarchCoronavirus: Changes to parking in Fareham Town Centre

24 MarchCoronavirus: Play areas and outdoor facilities closed

23 MarchCoronavirus: Bin collection update

20 MarchCoronavirus: Sports pavilions and changing facilities closed

20 MarchCoronavirus: Fridge/freezer collection suspended

19 MarchCoronavirus: Council announces changes to its democratic processes

19 MarchCoronavirus: Charity Tea Party cancelled

19 MarchCoronavirus: Garden waste services suspended

19 MarchCoronavirus: Council events postponed

5 MarchFlight equipment company flies into Solent Airport

4 MarchNew party formed after Councillor leaves the Conservative Group

February 2020

26 FebruaryChanges to parking charges

14 FebruaryHave Your Say on Thumbs up Thursdays!

13 FebruaryCouncil condemns vandalism against its trees

10 FebruaryFareham in Bloom is back!

6 FebruaryCouncillor leaves the Conservative Group

5 FebruaryFurther help for rough sleepers in Fareham

3 FebruaryHave your say on the new Local Plan

January 2020

30 JanuaryPlanning application received to remodel Ferneham Hall

21 JanuaryResidents asked for views on new Local Plan

14 JanuaryCouncil to collect Christmas trees for recycling

13 JanuaryHave your say on our strategy for future development in Fareham

7 JanuaryFareham Councillor resigns from Liberal Democrats

7 JanuaryIt’s not the final curtain…it’s an extended intermission!

December 2019

10 DecemberChristmas opening times

4 DecemberDon’t delay - nominate your everyday hero today

November 2019

25 NovemberThe Christmas lights are on in Fareham!

18 NovemberCracking down on fraud in Fareham

18 NovemberContract awarded for management of leisure centres

15 NovemberCountdown is on for Christmas lights switch on

7 NovemberPlanning appeal for new homes in Portchester dismissed

5 NovemberForever Remembered

October 2019

28 OctoberCouncil launches Affordable Housing Strategy

25 OctoberGet festive at the Christmas lights switch on

25 OctoberCouncil forges ahead with plans to address climate change

18 OctoberNew donation card launched to help rough sleepers

16 OctoberPlanning Committee approves Welborne Garden Village

9 OctoberOperator announced for remodelled Ferneham Hall

8 OctoberWho’s your Fareham hero?

3 OctoberResidents invited to public meeting

September 2019

27 SeptemberProposed new design for Ferneham Hall announced

27 SeptemberNew play equipment for Locks Heath children

20 SeptemberCampaigners given statement during climate change march

20 SeptemberPlanning decision due on Welborne Garden Village

19 SeptemberA blooming success!

19 SeptemberNew play equipment for Titchfield Common children

17 SeptemberHave your cake and eat it at Ferneham Hall

16 SeptemberHave your say on social housing in Fareham

16 SeptemberNew social housing for Fareham

12 SeptemberChildren asked to choose new play equipment

6 SeptemberHave your say on new play area

3 SeptemberCouncil confirms mitigation solution to protect The Solent

August 2019

21 AugustBrighten up the community!

16 AugustFareham steps back in time

9 AugustChanges to glass recycling

1 AugustChildren choose new play equipment

July 2019

30 JulyTickets going fast for National Play Day

26 JulyPublic vote decides new landmark sculpture

25 JulyCouncil says keep cool and carry on

22 JulyFareham’s parks given national recognition

19 JulyResults of Titchfield referendum confirmed

18 JulyGrowing exotic flowers in Fareham

16 JulySchool’s out – reach for the summer guide

15 JulyNew textile recycling banks

15 JulyThumbs Up Thursday is back

10 JulyResidents urged to come to public meetings

10 JulyCourt of Appeal finds in favour of Council

9 JulyRemember to cast your vote in Titchfield

8 JulyFareham’s finest gardens go on show

4 JulyPublic meetings for residents to have their say

2 JulyCouncil working with others to ensure new housing does not harm the Solent

2 JulyJoin in the fun of National Play Day

1 JulyPublic meetings for residents to have their say

June 2019

28 JuneSign up for a summer of fun with Access All Areas

24 JuneHave your say on Fareham’s Affordable Housing Strategy

21 JuneVoters asked to give their opinion on polling

20 JuneCouncil leader takes on new role

19 JuneMeet your local heroes at 999 Day in Fareham

13 JuneFareham backs National Clean Air Day

13 JuneReferendum to go ahead in Titchfield

11 JuneD-Day 75 at Daedalus

10 JuneNew consultation for future development in Fareham

7 JuneNew look Daedalus Common for summer 2020

6 JunePublic meeting to discuss drug misuse

3 JuneD-Day veteran takes to the skies

May 2019

29 MayHave your say on town centre car parks

28 MayHistoric aircraft at Solent Airport

21 MayLine up announced for D-Day 75

14 MayCitizens honoured for their hard work

9 MayIntroducing the new Mayor of Fareham

8 MayEntries open for Community Gardening Challenge

2 MayTitchfield Neighbourhood Plan moves a step further

April 2019

29 AprilPoll cards to be delivered soon

25 AprilFree pizza at youth meeting

24 AprilPlant your own 'Carnival of Flowers'

15 AprilAppeal for new homes in Titchfield dismissed

12 AprilResidents to continue getting first class support services

9 AprilHave your say on Warsash Neighbourhood Forum

8 AprilCrofton Court celebrates its 30th birthday

5 AprilHave your say on Fareham polling stations

5 AprilFour play areas re-open with new equipment

2 AprilNew smart bins to help reduce litter in Fareham

March 2019

28 MarchNew powers to tackle irresponsible dog ownership

22 MarchHeadliners announced for D-Day 75 event

22 MarchLearn to sow the perfect meadow

21 MarchFurther funding for Fareham for clean air measures

19 MarchThe Great British Spring Clean is back!

19 MarchCouncil to consult on Welborne application

18 MarchD-Day veterans asked to attend commemorative event

15 MarchSponsorship opportunities available for D-Day 75

14 MarchCouncil awarded funding to help reduce homelessness

11 MarchSpecial event to launch Fareham In Bloom

February 2019

27 FebruaryCouncil tax to rise in Fareham for 2019/2020

26 FebruaryFareham Nursery Gives Plastic the Push!

20 FebruaryWe are looking for tradespeople to work with us

14 FebruaryAppeal for new homes in Swanwick dismissed

13 FebruaryCouncil receives £300K for Welborne Garden Village

11 FebruaryD-Day 75 - two-day event planned

7 FebruaryTitchfield to represent the South of England

6 FebruaryNew vision outlined for Daedalus

January 2019

29 JanuaryAppeal for new homes in Hill Head dismissed

22 JanuaryHave your say at Welborne CAT meetings

17 JanuaryHave your say on Council Tax charges

10 JanuaryConsultation announced for Welborne Planning Application

9 JanuaryDo you know a young hero?

8 JanuaryHave your say on responsible dog ownership in Fareham

7 JanuaryLast chance to have your say on future of Titchfield

December 2018

21 DecemberFerneham Hall plans revised

13 DecemberNew solar bins trialled in Fareham

12 DecemberTown centre traders swap ideas over breakfast

10 DecemberSave the date - Saturday 8 June 2019

10 DecemberCouncil to survey car parks

7 DecemberChristmas opening times

6 DecemberTraders to swap ideas over breakfast

5 DecemberNew play equipment for Fareham children

3 DecemberCouncil scoops national award


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