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Upham in Old Pictures – By John Bosworth

“Upham in Old Pictures” – By John Bosworth is a lovely,  historical view of Upham through old photographs. Although the book is now out of print, we still have plenty of copies available. They are priced at £9.00 each and all proceeds go to the Bishops Waltham Museum. Copies of the book can be purchased...

Our Village, Our Voice Questionnaires are here!

To find out what features, local characteristics, facilities and services are valued by people in the village, and to identify local problems and issues which need to be tackled we have put together two questionnaires. A member of the steering group will be delivering hard copies to every house in the village during September and...

Reunions can be Murder!

The Upham Players present a Murder Mystery Comedy: REUNIONS CAN BE MURDER! Written by Shelley Pitter and Martin Dearlove 14th, 15th and 16th November at 7:30pm at the Upham Village Hall Lord and Lady Berrington have been invited to a school reunion. St Georges is trying to raise funds for a new science lab but...

Questionnaire

We are putting together a Parish Plan. As an initial step we need to find out what features, local characteristics, facilities and services are valued by people in the village, and to identify local problems and issues which need to be tackled. To help us do this we have put together questionnaires which a member...

Upham Garden Club – Autumn 2013

Marina Christopher of Phoenix Perennial Plants on Late Summer Flowers Marina is a Chelsea medal winning plantswoman and author of many articles and books including a book on Late Summer Flowers. Her nursery is famous for plants attractive to wildlife and for water conservation. She will demonstrate using plant material. Plants available for purchase. 8...

Paul Gardner cycling Land’s End to John O’Groats

Sponsored Cycle Ride – Land’s End to John O’Groats 18th May to 29th May 2013 Brothers Paul and Chris Gardner are cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for the Lewy Body Society (a Registered Charity). Their father was diagnosed with the disease last year. Their target for this cycle ride is £5000...

What is a Parish Plan?

A parish plan details those things in the village which residents value, identifies local problems and issues to be tackled and makes clear how villagers want the community to develop in the future. Following a consultation process, questionnaires will be delivered to each household in the village. Analysis of responses issues identified will be prioritised...

Church Fete 29th June

The Our Village Our Voice stand at the Church fete generated lots of interest. We collected information about traffic hotspots, road signage, broadband speed, rights of way usage and what you like about Upham. The Spot the Special Place (10 photos taken in the village) generated particular interest. Thanks for coming to talk to us: your input...

Upham Pond Art

As a member of the Contemporary Group of the Quilters’s Guild, I have recently been working on a monthly challenge to make little “Journal Quilts” every month this year, see the photos for the ones I have made so far.  I chose The Year of the Pond as my theme, and have been having fun...