News Blog

Broadband Update

Last November, the Parish Council hosted a meeting in the Village Hall in which Shaun Dale (Programme Director, Openreach) and Glenn Peacey (Hampshire Superfast Broadband, Hampshire County Council) presented the status of the County’s superfast broadband rollout in general and in Upham in particular. The meeting was well attended and we heard how Durley Exchange...

Upham Update – January 2018

The January 2018 issue of the Upham Update (PDF) is out. The update is the work of the Communications Group and is part of their strategy to improve communication in the village. The aim is to produce updates every two months, initially distributed on paper but moving towards online publication via email and this website....

Wessex Cancer Trust: Fundraising Group

Wessex Cancer Trust are forming a new volunteer Fundraising Group based in Chandlers Ford, supporting the local Cancer Support Centre and are keen to invite as many people as possible along to the first meeting. The first meeting is Thursday 15th February, 10.30am-12pm in the Chandlers Ford Cancer Support Centre, SO53 2GG. Some of the...

Are you a fun and vibrant Grandparent?

Shiver Productions are developing a new television programme for one of the major broadcasters. They are looking for vibrant, fun and outgoing grandparents who have 3 or more adult (18+) grandchildren who they would like to spend more time with.   In the programme, grandparents will spend one-on-one time with their multiple grandchildren in an...

Upham Church Fete 2018

Please put a date in your diary for the 2018 Upham Church Fete, which will be held at Upham House on Saturday 30th June from 12noon to 4pm.

Thanks to all of you who turned out on Monday evening to Eastleigh Borough Council’s meeting.

Despite the vote going the wrong way, (as we had fully expected) we remain convinced as ever that we can defeat the council’s proposed Local Plan. Indeed the Council’s extraordinary decision, which hands over the most important decision affecting Eastleigh and surrounding area for a generation to be taken by an unelected officer without allowing...

Volunteers needed by Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice are looking for people of all ages, backgrounds and experience to join them to help issue advice to residents in Winchester and Bishop’s Waltham. Citizens Advice is an independent, local charity and currently has over 60 volunteer advisers providing the backbone of their advice service. Anyone interested is asked to email advice@winchesterdistrictcab.org.uk or...

Upham Update – November 2017

The November 2017 issue of the Upham Update (PDF) is out. The update is the work of the Communications Group and is part of their strategy to improve communication in the village. The aim is to produce updates every two months, initially distributed on paper but moving towards online publication via email and this website....

Winchester Movement Strategy Consultation

The City of Winchester Movement Strategy is a joint initiative from Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council. The aim is to understand how to address travel and transport issues, to support Winchester’s growth, and allow the city to become a healthier and more accessible place. A major public consultation is now underway which will...