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Welcome - The Parish Council website has been revamped and is now a source of lots of new information. In addition to general Parish Council information, it also includes direct links to: schools, doctors, airports, rail, emergencies for water, gas etc., flooding, cost of living support, and a 'Report It' button to allow you to directly report Potholes, Fly Tipping, Missed Bin Collection etc., to either HCC or EHDC. 






Farringdon Parish Council is looking for a suitable candidate to be our CLERK & RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

Part Time (Maximum 12 hours per week) £15 per hour (paid monthly)

Working mainly from home, hours are flexible during the week but you must be able to attend all Parish Council meetings and ad hoc Planning meetings (mostly evenings) in Farringdon. You will also need to attend site meetings as required with contractors and other authorities.

You will be self-motivated, with an ability to work unsupervised. The role will involve managing the administration of Council Meetings, management of Parish Finances, dealing with correspondence and liaising with the Council Chair and Councillors, contractors and any other authorities involved in the day to day running of the Council, for which you will need good communication skills e.g., responding to public queries (mostly by email).

You will need your own transport and a clean driving licence. You must live within 20 mile of Farringdon, Hampshire.

Applicants should be computer literate, with a bookkeeping and administrative background. The Parish Council will support working towards the CiLCA qualification if desired.

A full job description can be found by clicking here. 

If interested please send a covering letter with a copy of your CV (and names & contact details of 2 references) via email to  [email protected]




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17th July: Oak Jam Session @ The Royal Oak

19th JulyLIVE music @ The Royal Oak

21st July: LIVE Traditional Irish music @ The Rose & Crown from 7pm with the local session band 'Bridestone'

24th July: Oak Jam Session @ The Royal Oak

30th July: Quiz Night @ The Rose & Crown

31st July: Oak Jam Session @ The Royal Oak

3rd August: Village Coffee Morning @ All Saints

22nd August: Rob Jarman's Summer Quiz @ the Rose & Crown 7pm (in aid of Nicky Jarman's Mud House Children's Foundation).

31st August: Farringdon Festival from 12noon @ the Rose & Crown




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B3004 CLOSURE  - From Saturday 29 June until Friday 19 July, Wilsom Road will be closed between Omega Park and Mill Lane. The team will start at the junction with Omega Park and work up towards Mill Lane. All traffic for Omega Park can still access the business park from the Caker Lane end of the B3004. 

Then the  schedule of works is as follows:

  • Green Street: 1 August 2024 - 31 August 2024. The team will undertake Horizontal Directional Drilling works between Lode Farm and Christmas Cottage and stay in that location.
  • Standford Lane: 5 August 2024 - 26 August 2024. The team will start trenching from the junction with Mill Chase Road and move south.
  • Farnham Road: 29 August 2024 - 25 September 2024. The team will start trenching from the A325 roundabout and move south.

To see where the team is working , the interactive map is kept up to date and can be viewed on the project’s webpage.


26-28 July: Jalsa Salana East Worldham -  EXPECT MAJOR DELAYS / AVOID AREA IF POSSIBLE




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* Please note the Parish Clerk position is currently vacant - if you wish to contact the Parish Council please email [email protected]  


* The Parish Council has two current vacancies for Parish Councillors. These vacancies may be filled by co-option onto the council at the next full parish council meeting (Thurs 12th Sept). If you are interested in taking on this role and serving your community or wish to discuss the role in more detail please contact Denise Maughan [email protected]

*Massey's Folly is being worked on and it's expected to last 3-4 weeks: "The building is soaking wet and deteriorating and the Administrator was keen to make a start to remove the materials that have been used that are not approved or fit for purpose, and clear the externals following ongoing worries by the neighbours.  Nothing to do with the fabric of the building will be removed....No actual works will be undertaken to the building without consent or prior approval. ‘’ EHDC

* Barleywood Farm Lane (Gaston Lane) HCC Update 09/07: "The traffic management at this site is being monitored by our area teams so hopefully is rectified quickly when it is moved. As regards to the permanent solution, we are still working on the design for this. We are actively engaged with our contractor and also the flood management team to ensure that the right solution is implemented. As such I will not be able to provide you with an update on timescales at this point but I will do as soon as we have a programme in place."

* Road Signage - Please Keep it Clear: Please would all householders who have foliage that grows close to or overhangs advisory/mandatory road signs such as speed limits, road names or direction signposts to keep these well clear for good visibility from 20-30 metres. Lack of visibility of speed limits and stop signs is dangerous and Hampshire Highways advise us that they have the authority to clear the foliage and charge the costs to the home owner.

* HELP TO KEEP DRAINS CLEAR - Would all those households with gravel drives in Upper Farringdon please ensure that the gravel does not drift onto the roads as this adds to blockages to street drainage resulting in flooding.

* Phones Boxes / Notice Boards: We are awaiting these being painted / oiled.

* Farringdon Roads Report July:  - Click Here

* Next Parish Council Meeting: THURSDAY 12th September 7pm Function Room (The Royal Oak)




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