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Neighbourhood Watch – March Edition

Neighbourhood Watch – March Edition

Catalytic converters have been a target for thefts recently and they have been removed even in broad daylight with a road block set up and a masked lookout stationed to confront anyone who dares to challenge the thieves.  The vehicles most at risk are hybrids as the converters are less used so the precious metals in them are less corroded.  In [...]

Help your plants and the planet

Help your plants and the planet

As the nights get lighter and the air begins to warm, there is no better time to grab your gardening gloves and head outdoors. This spring, you can enjoy lush green grass while helping new things to grow by making your own supply of nutrient rich compost. Not only is composting the most environmentally friendly way to recycle your garden waste, [...]

Elections on 7th May postponed for a year

Elections on 7th May postponed for a year

Elections on 7 May postponed for a year Published: 13 March 2020 The district, parish and Police and Crime Commissioner elections which were due to be held on 7 May will be postponed for a year because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Mole Valley Ramblers – Spring Walks Festival during 28 April – 7 May

Mole Valley Ramblers – Spring Walks Festival during 28 April – 7 May

Help us to mark the 40th Anniversary of our walking group by joining us to witness first-hand the spectacular arrival of spring in our sublime local countryside. Surrey is blessed with miles of footpaths, bewitching woodland and divine scenery and the Mole Valley Area is particularly fortunate to be located in the heart of this glorious [...]

Neighbourhood Watch – How to reduce the risk of your house being burgled

Neighbourhood Watch – How to reduce the risk of your house being burgled

There have been a number of attempted burglaries in Bletchingley and the surrounding villages in the last few months. Please see the advice from Tandridge Neighbourhood Watch on how to reduce the risk of your house being burgled. Lock all doors and windows every time you leave the house, even when you're just out in the garden, remembering [...]

Bletchingley Community Centre make over

Bletchingley Community Centre make over

Over the Christmas period the Bletchingley Community Centre has undergone a complete make over. The building has been looking very tired for many years but now benefits from a new floor and tastefully redecorated throughout. The toilets have also been updated. The building features disabled access and toilet and an intimate bright hall capable [...]

Are you interested in an Allotment?

Are you interested in an Allotment?

Would you like to eat more home grown fruit and vegetables, reduce your food miles and waste, while enjoying the benefits of spending more time in the fresh air this summer? Have you considered tending an allotment? Bletchingley Parish Council rents out 35 allotment plots on two sites – Little Common Lane and Stychens Lane. There is a cup [...]

St Mary’s Church has Two New ‘Bells’

St Mary’s Church has Two New ‘Bells’

Bletchingley Church Tower contains what are often said to be the finest ring of 10 bells in Surrey! We are now also one of the leading towers in Surrey, for bellringing teaching and training facilities. In the last few months we have been installing two “training bells” together with computerised simulation facilities. The training bells will [...]

Tandridge Together Community Fund awards £30k to local organizations

Tandridge Together Community Fund awards £30k to local organizations

The Tandridge Together Community Fund has awarded £30,000 in grants of up to £2,000 to local organisations to help fund initiatives, which will directly benefit residents. The fund invited local organisations, which operate in the Tandridge district, to apply for small grants at the end of last year. Representatives from the Tandridge Health [...]

Appeal after BMW overturns on Tupwood Scrubbs Rd in Caterham

Appeal after BMW overturns on Tupwood Scrubbs Rd in Caterham

  Were you in the Tupwood Scrubbs Road area of Caterham at just before 11:25pm last night (Saturday 1 February)?   We’re currently investigating a serious injury collision involving an overturned blue BMW. A 17 year-old girl was treated for serious injuries and taken to hospital. Her condition is described as [...]

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