Eight searchlights placed around Farnham and surrounding villages will literally bring rays of light to local residents at 5pm on 14 November, marking the beginning of local Christmas festivities. Councillor Alan Earwaker, Lead Member for Tourism and Events says: “COVID may stop us inviting residents to the town centre to see an official Christmas lightsContinue reading “Beacons lighting up the Farnham sky start Christmas festivities “
Dear Residents, Things were very quiet during the `lock down` but have now slowly come to life. The following is an update on current development activity around our village. -The development of 69 homes on the site at Skylark Place, opposite the village hall, in now complete. -The Bellway development of 94 homes on theContinue reading “Developer Activities”
The appeal for the 50 homes on the land opposite the cemetery has now closed. The appeal will be decided on written submissions only, there will be no meetings. Although we made a number of comments on our objection to the original application, we felt it worth while submitting the following to the Planning Inspectorate.Continue reading “Application for 50 dwellings at Green Lane Farm Green Lane Badshot Lea”
The BLCA have objected to the following planning application. Crown Lane WA/2020/0651 Provision of 5 Bungalows The site is in a remote location outside the Built Up Boundary of Badshot Lea and not identified as an approved site within the Farnham Neighbourhood Plan. The site is served by Crown Lane which is narrow and unlitContinue reading “Crown Lane WA/2020/0651 Provision of 5 Bungalows”
The Neighbourhood Plan Referendum is approaching and it is vital that we take the chance to support it on the 12th March. The Plan sets out where and how much development there should be around Badshot Lea up until 2032. It will give us some defense against further unwanted speculative development but it is notContinue reading “Referendum Reminder”
The next litter pick is planned for Saturday the 21st March. Details below.
There were originally five sites in the 2017 version of the Plan. Since that time the Skylark Place site, opposite the village hall, has started the construction of 69 homes and is due for completion by end of March 2020. The Little Acres site will provide 94 homes and is currently under construction with completionContinue reading “Farnham Neighbourhood Plan Sites”
A history of Badshot Lea by Maurice Hewins
A wonderful turnout today to see the lights turned on, with a bonus firework display. Well done to everyone who organised the event.
The Badshot Lea Bloomers have a Big Volunteer day at the Pond on Sat. 5th Oct. from 10am. We will be carrying out maintenance work and hopefully preparing the ground for wildflower planting on the embankment. The Waverley Ranger will be on hand to provide advice and equipment. There will also be hot drinks andContinue reading “Badshot Lea Bloomers”
Joint Planning Committee meeting on xx/yy/zz resulted in this and that
Introduction Introduction by the chairman Cliff Watts Supported today by Chris Storey (CS) David Attfield (DA) Waverley Ranger Nick MacFarlane Richard Horton from Tice’s Meadow Apologies Brian Drew Adoption of minutes Last year’s minutes are on the website Unanimous vote to adopt Election of committee Members Michael Blower Jennifer Paterson James Hill Jenny Daniels Brian Drew John Martin PaulContinue reading “2018 AGM Minutes”
Constitution of Badshot Lea Community Association The Organisation shall be called the ‘Badshot Lea Community Association’, hereinafter called ‘The Association’ The aims of The Association shall be to promote the common interests of residents in the Badshot Lea Village, and immediate surroundings, and work for the benefit of all who live here. This will beContinue reading “Constitution”
Our huge thanks to the Farnham Institute for making a donation to the BLCA to keep the website running for another year.
AGM 14th September 2017 Minutes Introductions The acting chairman Cliff Watts (CW) welcomed everybody especially our SCC Councillor Stephen Spence and FTC Councillor David Attfield and Robin Crowther our guest speaker. Apologies were received from:Jenny Daniels, Jennifer Paterson, James Hill, Brian Drew, David Gill and Councillors Storey and Nabil. Adoption of 2016 MinutesThe secretary (JH)Continue reading “2017 AGM Minutes”
Minutes of Badshot Lea Community Association 2016 AGM Badshot Lea Village Infants SchoolBadshot Lea19th October 2016, 19.30 ATTENDEES• Circa 70 residents including committee• A great turnout compared to 2015 (23 residents) Welcome and Introductions (Mike Probert)• This is the 6th AGM of the BLCA Adoption of 2015 minutes• Proposed and adopted. Chairman’s CommentsHow many peopleContinue reading “2016 AGM Minutes”
Please note that the BLCA website has once more received funding for a further two years. Our grateful thanks to the Farnham Institute.
BLCA objection to Little Acres planning application This is a copy of the BLCA formal objection to the application on Little Acres Nursery site as submitted to Waverley Planning Department. 1. It is premature. Our Neighbourhood Plan is not yet complete. 2. The site is within the Farnham/Aldershot Strategic Gap. A policy strongly supported by theContinue reading “BLCA objection to Little Acres planning application”