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Neighbourhood Watch Spring update

Neighbourhood Watch Spring update

You are always reading this several weeks after events mentioned in it so may already have heard that our Country Watch PC, Alice Bennett, has gone to Mercia Police. She'll be missed but we are pleased to add Kevin Stimson to our two PSOs, Vicky Seymour and Kerry Furlong. Lorraine Wells is in our village only for emergency cover but sends you all [...]

Bletchingley Community Choir

With spring upon us we are enjoying our singing and learning some lovely new songs, as well as revisiting some old favourites. We have a varied repertoire and we always try to make sure that everyone can join in even if they did not learn the song the first time round. We are taking part in the Reigate and Redhill Music and Drama festival again, [...]

Bletchingley Bridge Club

Meets every Wednesday at 7:30pm in the Village Hall to play Duplicate Bridge. Visitors are very welcome. Please see www.bridgewebs.com/bletchingley  

Take up Bellringing for Fitness!

Take up Bellringing for Fitness!

St. Mary's has one of the finest rings of 10 bells in Surrey. We would really welcome some new people to join the band to help keep the bells ringing for services, weddings, celebrations and many other events. Ringing is a rewarding pasttime that can be enjoyed and shared with all members of the family. What's more they are the perfect way to get [...]

Do you have a spare room?

Family dynamics can have their ups and downs at the best of times and life isn't always easy when you are a teenager or young adult. But for some young people, events can spiral into a situation that makes living at home impossible. That’s where Surrey’s Volunteer Host Service comes in. They provide emergency accommodation to young people aged [...]

Easy Way of getting rid of your garden waste

Easy Way of getting rid of your garden waste

As we say goodbye to winter, it’s time to head outdoors and get your garden prepped for summer. Did you know you can recycle your garden waste and turn it into compost to help things grow? It is easy to do and is the most environmentally friendly option plus, with compost bins from just £13, it’s cheap too. Alternatively, you can also get [...]

Last call to register to vote

Last call to register to vote

Last call for anyone who has not yet done so to go online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote and register to vote in time for the district elections on 2 May. To be able to vote your name must be included in the Register of Electors and the deadline to register to vote is Friday 12 April. It only takes a few minutes to register online at [...]

Bletchingley Village Primary are recruiting governors

Bletchingley Village Primary School are looking for people to join their Local Governing Committee. This is an opportunity to develop skills, help shape the school for the future, and make a valuable contribution to the community. As a governor you will be expected to attend 6 formal Local Governing Committee meetings each academic year as well as [...]

New wheelie bins for rubbish on their way

New wheelie bins for rubbish on their way

Later this year the Council will be delivering a new, free, 180 litre wheelie bin to all households for their rubbish. This bin should be big enough for most households, as it holds around three full bags of rubbish. Smaller or larger bins or council bin bags for residents with access issues can be ordered by completing a form at [...]

Need help funding a new boiler?

Action Surrey can provide homeowners living in hard-to-heat properties with grants of up to £2,500 towards the cost of replacing a broken or condemned mains gas boiler. Funding is limited, so if you have a broken boiler contact Action Surrey as soon as possible to check your eligibility for support. The grant is aimed at helping vulnerable [...]

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