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Next Scheduled Parish Council Meeting - 3rd March - 7:30 p.m. in the Golden Pheasant Function Room

Parish Council Meeting held on 2nd January 2019 Key Messages

Farringdon Village Hall Charitable Trust

Previous Parish Council and other Parish Reports etc can now be accessed from the Archive Page

Farringdon Parish Road & Environmental Report Jan 2019


Farringdon Parish Council - Road /Enviromental Observations & Issues in Need of Attention - Nov 2018

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Farringdon Parish Council Clerk, Claire Gibbs - Contact details

Previous Parish Council and other Parish Reports etc can now be accessed from the Archive Page

Farringdon Village Plan - 2013 Version (Sections open in New Page)

[Farringdon Village Plan - Part 1 -Vision 2030]  

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Every four years the Parish Council is legally bound to hold elections to appoint Councillors for the following four years. This year, 2019, is an election year in Farringdon and all who are keen to serve and support the community in this way are invited to stand for election.

The term of appointment of existing Councillors expires at this time and they too will be required to stand for re-election if they wish to do so. There are therefore NINE Councillor vacancies to be filled in Farringdon this year.


On Wednesday 6th March between 6pm and 8pm EHDC are hosting
a drop-in event for prospective Councillors to find out more
about the role of a Councillor.

The Notice of Election will be published on Friday 22 March 2019.

The strict closing date for registration as a candidate to stand for election is 4pm Wednesday 3rd April 2019. Late nominations will not be accepted.

At 4:00 pm Thursday 4 April 2019 the Statements of Persons
Nominated will be published.
Deadline for the receipt of postal vote applications is
5:00 pm Monday 15 April 2019.

The nomination form (all 13 pages) should be printed off and all sections completed with the exception of the Party candidates section*
(*Unless you’re standing on behalf of a political party - Farringdon Parish Council is absolutely apolitical).

Nomination Forms are available to download here
Each candidate must have two proposers.
(The Parish Clerk can arrange this.)
A witness needs to witness the signing of the
nomination form by the candidate.

The forms must be hand delivered, by the candidate, to EHDC’s offices in Petersfield. The Parish Clerk will advise

Polling Day is Thursday 2nd May 2019 from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.

The new Council will assume their appointments at the Farringdon Parish Council Annual Meeting at 7:30pm on Wednesday 22nd May 2019.

For further information please contact any member of the Council or:
Mrs Claire Gibbs, Parish Clerk of Farringdon Parish Council
Email: Mobile: 07765 129409

Farringdon Parish Council Diary
3rd Apr Village Meeting - All Saints Church
26th May 7:30 pm - Golden Pheasant (AGM)

The Parish Council is made up of nine elected members of the local community, plus a Parish Clerk. Details are shown below.

Council meetings are held every two months, usually on the first Wednesday of the month in the Village Hall, starting at 19.30 hrs.

The dates of meetings are published in the Village Magazine here on The Biz and on Parish Council web site; agendas are posted on the notice-boards in the village in advance of the meetings.

The Notice Boards are situated:

  • At the junction of Church Road and The Street, and
  • Opposite the telephone box at the bottom of Shirnall Hill, (near the A32 crossroads)

All residents are very welcome to attend, and, if you wish, you have an opportunity to raise relevant matters and address the meeting.
If you require detailed answers to specific subject contact the Parish Clerk in advance so that any necessary documents,
or information can be made available at the meeting.

Reports of all meetings appear in the Village Magazine, on this Village web site and are
circulated to subscribers on the farringdon.net email list

defibThe two defibrillators in the disused phone boxes at
Shirnall Hill crossroads and Parsonage Close are now in full operational mode.
Clive has produced a leaflet as a reminder for those who attended the courses at the Golden Pheasant or similar courses elsewhere.

First aid Leaflet (opens in a blank page)

If you were unable to attend either of the sessions, further sessions maybe arranged,
so if you'd like to volunteer for training please contact the Clerk & let her know whether
an evening, weekend or weekday session would be best for you.
Claire Gibbs: Parish Clerk

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Council & Village Hall Trust Chairman Clive Elderton  
Council & VHT Vice Chairman Tony Batley  
  Alison De Ledesma  
  Nadine Farris  
Highways, Tree, & Lanes David Williams  
Village Hall Working Group Peter Durrant (Chair)  
  Phil Mossman  
Parish Clerk & R.F.I. Claire Gibbs 07765 129409
Farringdon - Number of electors (current roll) 532 - Approx population 715

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East Hants District Councillor Tony Costigan 1 Church Street, Bentworth Alton GU34 5RE 01420 560280
Hampshire County Councillor Mark Kemp-Gee Park House, Upper Wield, Nr Alresford SO24 9RU 01420 563923
EAST HANTS DISTRICT COUNCIL Penns Place, Petersfield GU31 4EX 01730 266551
HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL The Castle, Winchester SO23 8JU 01962.841841
HCC Highways   Old College, Petersfield GU31 4AG 01730.266411
Member of Parliament. Damian Hinds MP House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA E-mail
  Agent 14a Butts Road, Alton GU34 1ND 01420 84122
Hampshire Assn of Town & Parish Councils St. Thomas Centre
        20, Southgate Street WINCHESTER Hants SO22 9FF
POLICE   Urgent assistance - 999
(Call 101 for non-emergency calls)
- ALTON POLICE STATION, Orchard Lane, ALTON 01420 82244
Community Police Officer PC Louisa Whatmore  
Countrywatch & Rural Crimes Officer.
Mick Ames - E-Mail Dickson House, London Road, Hook, Hampshire. RG27 9DJ 0845 045 45 45 ext 603 201
Hampshire Constabulary Police Commissioner Simon Hayes http://www.hampshire-pcc.gov.uk  
Weekend bus service between Petersfield and Alton via Farringdon, Chawton and Selborne.

Farringdon Parish Council have their own official web site where the Parish Clerk's official reports of council meetings and business may be available for your perusal. Parish Council Website

Farringdon.biz will continue to provide reports of recent meetings and all the activities in the village that your reporter finds time to cover but when the FPC site is up to speed, the archive of Farringdon Parish Council reports currently carried on these Pages will eventually be reformatted.

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