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Nicky and Reece write:We would like to say Happy New Year and a big thank you for all your support over the last year. You really have helped keep us going. We are very sad that we won’t be welcoming you into the pub over the next few weeks and sincerely hope we will be...

Update on Winchester road works

Councillor Hugh Lumby writes: You may remember the gas main works carried out as you come into Winchester during Lockdown 2.0. It looks like more works are being done in a similar location from 18th January to 15 February, with disruption and delays to traffic likely. It would useful if you could alert residents about...

Upham 3D results!

Thanks to everyone who decorated their doorway for December and shared photographs. There was such a great variety of approach and delightfully creative effects. We hope you had fun looking at all the original arrangement of greenery, flowers, branches, swags, wreaths, logs, plant pots and wellie boots! And thanks for voting for your favourite! The winner with more than 20%...

Upham Update ads and ‘friends’

Upham Update has space for more adverts – a small ad costs £10 per issue or £50 for all six 2020 issues. If you have a local business or service you would like to advertise and/or would like to support Upham Update, either with an ad or as a ‘friend’, email me at Copy deadline...

Upham 3D update

Thanks to those who voted by responding to the blog – your votes have been passed on to Dermot.

Christmas Raffle

The draw was made on Saturday by Gwyn Halsall, chair of Upham Parish Council. Congratulations to the winners!

Carols in the Churchyard

Come and join us to sing some carols in the churchyard of Blessed St Marys on Sunday 20th at 7 p.m. Bring a torch/phone.

Messy Church at St Peters

See here for details of a messy church service at St Peter’s Bishops Waltham on Mon 21st December.

Butterflies Parent, Toddler and Baby Group

Butterflies is a brand new parent, toddler and baby group, run by a small team, which will start on the 7th January 2021 from 10am – 11.30am at Blessed Mary. We would love you to come and join us, but please call in advance as we have to restrict our numbers during Covid times. I really...

Upham 3D entries

Here are the current entries to the December Door Decoration competition.