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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Upham Neighbourhood Watch

Exciting news – our local group is going to have a web-site page soon

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Our Village Our Voice (Parish Plan)

The next steering group meeting is at 7.30pm Tuesday 25th June at the Tommy  Steele pavilion at the recreation ground. We will be finalising plans for our table at the Church Fete on Saturday 29th June. All welcome.    

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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!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Duckpond Restoration [Updated]

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, relaxing area used both by […]

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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 […]

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