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Gardeners wanted…..

Gardeners wanted…..

Did you know we have over 7,000 daffodils on the roadsides in Bletchingley , how impressive  they look in Spring. Did we count them, well we counted the clumps and then….Doesn’t matter it’s a lot. We also have some impressive borders near to the Red Lion, outside of Surrey Burners and some Jubilee beds in Grange Meadow, plus much more All [...]

Do you want to make a difference in Bletchingley? We have a vacancy for a Parish Councillor.

By becoming a Parish Councillor you can: Take an interest in issues that affect your area Represent the views of members of your local village or community Have an impact on decisions that affect the lives of those around you, for example you can comment on local planning applications or give your support to community groups in the [...]

Bletchingley Branch, Royal British Legion update

Bletchingley Branch, Royal British Legion update

The branch made about £200 towards the national Poppy Appeal at the Village Fair this year. Thanks to all who supported the stalls. The local branch will be represented at a Service of Reflection for the 75th Anniversary of the Battle for Arnhem, at Leatherhead Crematorium on Sunday 22 September. Any RBL members out there, or ex-Service [...]

Bletchingley Village Transport Scheme – Drivers needed

History:- The transport scheme within the village started in 1970 and has been in operation ever since. It came into being when the newly formed Age Concern Bletchingley identified transport as one of the needs of the more elderly residents in the village. Who Can use it?  The transport scheme is intended primarily for the more elderly, but it [...]

Bletchingley Housing Needs Survey

Bletchingley Housing Needs Survey

July 2019   Re: Housing Needs Survey     Dear Bletchingley Parish Resident, Following the completion of the Affordable Housing in Coneybury by Tandridge District Council, Bletchingley Parish Council now have the opportunity to pursue further possibilities for the provision of Affordable Housing for individuals and [...]

Make sure you are eligible to vote

Make sure you are eligible to vote

Residents should ensure they are registered to vote by completing and returning their Household Enquiry Form (HEF) as soon as possible. Completing this form is essential as it helps us to ensure residents are able to vote in future elections. Each household should have received the form by e-mail or post and it is important they are checked, [...]

Neighbourhood Watch Summer update

Neighbourhood Watch Summer update

Though police numbers everywhere are seriously reduced and PC Vicky Seymour is on office duties after breaking her foot, we are lucky that PCSO Lorraine Wells is now back with us and came to see me recently. However, she tells me that she has to cover a huge area - 6 villages as her permanent patch and some others in emergency - so cannot be in [...]

Cricket is coming back to Bletchingley

Cricket is coming back to Bletchingley

After a mild winter with some steady, behind-the-scenes work by a handful of village stalwarts, the Bletchingley Cricket wicket is just about ready to be used. The pitch has been weeded and seeded, cut blown and dried, thanks to some peppercorn funding from the Bletchingley Village Fair Committee and is looking good. Although the A25 is a little [...]

Do you know anyone in need?

Bletchingley United Charities are a local charity that distributes vouchers to residents in Bletchingley who the Trustees believe have to manage on basic pension or benefits, or have major health problems. It would be helpful to the Trustees if you would let them know in confidence of any other Bletchingley Resident who falls into this category [...]

Don’t forget about your local foodbanks

Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. A simple box of food makes a big difference. Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks across the The Trussell Trust network is donated by the public – that’s why your food donations are absolutely vital to their [...]

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