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Upham FC into Trophyman Cup Final

CUP FINAL: Wednesday 17th April, Kick-off at 7:30pm Upham FC are playing against Lyndhurst FC in the final of the Hampshire League Trophyman Cup. The team would love to see lots of local support at the Aerostructures Ground in Hamble. Come along and support the Upham lads!

Two Gentlemen of Verona, 15th June

Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare, performed by Bristol’s renowned company, Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory 2:30pm Matinee, 15th June Theatre Royal Winchester in association with the Hampshire County Council is to pilot a new scheme to enable access to theatre for older members of the wider, rural community. The scheme will be designed...

Parish Plan Launch Meeting Report

The Launch meeting on 9th March was a great success with between 60-70 attendees. Doug Jones from Buriton started us off with an inspirational talk about how they had put together their Parish Plan in 2008 and what a positive impact it has had and continues to have on the life in their village. A...

Duckpond Restoration [Updated]

[box type=”note”]UPDATED: 11 September 2013[/box] What do you like about the pond? What are we doing about it? The Parish Council have obtained a grant to regenerate the pond. This is a great opportunity to improve the water quality, to improve wildlife habitat, do more planting and improve access so that it becomes an attractive,...

Remembering Mike Burns

Older residents at Upham will be sad to hear that Ex-Police Constable Mike Burns has recently died at his home in Hungary at the age of 72yrs. Mike was the resident Country Beat Officer for the Upham and Durley Beats in the late 1960’s. He was resident and worked from an office in the Hampshire...

Jane Beloe receives Mayoral Community Award

Parishioners will be delighted to know that Jane Beloe, assistant priest at Blessed Mary, Upham and St Peter’s Church, Bishops Waltham was awarded a Mayor of Winchester’s Community Award by last year’s Mayor, Cllr Barry Lipscomb. This was in recognition and appreciation of Jane’s unstinting service to the community. Jane came to Upham with Simon,...

Leaflet Delivery in Upham

The Upham Parish Council is looking for a willing parishioner to deliver leaflets to each household within the Upham parish. Payment will be made to deliver around 25o leaflets as and when required by Upham Parish Council. Please contact: Mrs A Collins, Clerk to Upham Parish Council Tel: 01489 – 860236 Email: uphampc@homecall.co.uk

Broadband Update

According to the County Council they have started the formal tender process to appoint a commercial partner. The successful company will implement Hampshire’s programme to bring faster broadband to areas of the county that will not be upgraded by the commercial market. An appointment is likely to be made in February/March 2013 and work will start...

Could you become a volunteer driver for the community?

A new campaign aimed at boosting the number of volunteer drivers willing to step in and help their local communities get around, has been launched. Transport provided by community organisations is vital for many people in Hampshire to help them access services. Hampshire County Council, in partnership with the Hampshire Volunteer Centre Network, the CVS...

‘Hitting the Cold Spots’ Helping you stay warm in Hampshire

Are your heating bills going through the roof?  If they are, much of the heat you are paying for could be going the same way.  Hitting the Cold Spots, a Hampshire County Council scheme funded by a grant from the Department of Health, can help and advise you on ways to keep warm and healthy...