How we use Cookies

Farnborough Airshow safety measures 'above and beyond' regulations

The CEO of Farnborough International says the 2016 show will continue to 'set the benchmark' for safety, easing fears after the Shoreham Airshow crash

Fears raised over access road for Southwood housing

Committee member of the Farnborough society Clive Andrews at the Southwood public exhibition for housing plans
Following a public exhibition, residents have expressed concerns that the access road for the development could be dangerous

Farnboroughs' big summer music event raises £70k for hospice

Proceeds from Picnic to Music in the Park 2015 were donated to Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

Councillor slams Environment Agency's response to Farnborough floods

Councillor Rod Cooper and Sir Gerald Howarth MP centre with residents by Cove Brook, Farnborough.
Cllr Rod Cooper said the authority did not properly maintain Cove Brook after homes were flooded last week

Tributes paid to 'brilliant' pioneering Farnborough aviator

Chris Kelleher was just 58 when he died on August 22, sparking heartfelt tributes from friends and former colleagues

Farnborough start with five-star show - but are soon brought back down to earth with ref blast

Spencer Day's men finally kicked off their season with a 5-1 walloping of Lewes - but joy was short-lived after going down 3-1 at Burgess Hill Town 48 hours later with 10 men

Farnborough FC finally given green light to kickstart their season

No points penalty, no fine, no transfer embargo - but Farnborough FC must pay back their outstanding debts by the end of the season or face a one-step relegation

Flooded Farnborough sees 4cm of rainfall in just six hours

South Farnborough was recorded to have 4cm of rain, meaning bus services and trains had to be stopped

RAF Red Arrows seen landing in Farnborough during display season

The Red Arrows flew over Farnborough before coming in to land ahead of a display in Southsea on Friday

Airport 'listens to neighbours' concerns' in redesign of flight paths

Farnborough Airport
Farnborough Airport report says there will be fewer aircraft flying over Fleet and Church Crookham, but other villages to the west of the airport will experience and increase

Consultation under way on Rushmoor draft local plan

Rushmoor Borough Council
The Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership says Farnborough forms the core of a science and technology corridor

Farnborough in Pictures

Farnborough Road in 1936, with the Tumbledown Dick visible

Tumbledown Dick: From popular pub to fast-food chain

Get Hampshire takes a look back at the Tumbledown Dick's past as the former pub officially opened as a McDonald's this week

New Tumbledown McDonald's opens its doors to public

The new McDonald's drive-thru restaurant opened this week, replacing the former Tumbledown Dick pub

Tumbledown Dick's transformation into McDonald's is complete

The look of the new Farnborough McDonald's, which keeps elements of the former Tumbledown Dick pub, has been revealed
Former Farnborough pub's change of use was permitted last October despite a long-running campaign to keep it
Disabled badge

Changes to blue badge rules in Rushmoor cause confusion

Disabled motorists unsure where new car parking charges apply or anxious about using ticket machines

Farnborough footpath closure objections thrown out by transport secretary

CGI of proposed hotel at Firgrove Parade, Farnborough
Councillors have been told that work at Firgrove Parade is due to start soon after approval was given by the secretary of state for transport

Public inquiry hears both sides in Firgrove Parade debate

Firgrove Parade shops
Planning consultants behind the Firgrove Parade development plans said the footpath stopping up could not be described as inconvenient as it was a "short-cut"

About Farnborough

Farnborough is situated in the borough of Rushmoor in north-east Hampshire. Famous for being the birthplace of modern aviation, flying enthusiasts come to visit the Farnborough International Airshow and Farnborough Air Sciences Trust museum. A multi-million pound regeneration of the town centre is aimed at attracting new investment.

Videos & Photos

Farnboroughs' big summer music event raises £70k for hospice

Shops still shut as neighbours and businesses count cost of flooding

Flooded Farnborough sees 4cm of rainfall in just six hours



James Chapple
Chief Reporter (Aldershot)
Tara O'Connor
Yateley Reporter
Natalie Garland
Farnborough Reporter
Jon Couch
Sport Editor
Josie Tutty
Community & Schools Editor
Stephen Lloyd
Fleet Reporter
Ros Collins
Junior News & Mail
Full newsroom contact details
Tell us what's happening in your area