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Neighbourhood Watch December update

Neighbourhood Watch December update

We continue to have a pretty peaceful and low-crime village but, as I'm writing this on 1/12/18, I just hope nothing will prove me wrong before you read it, and we mustn't be complacent. There have been the usual occurrences of vandalism to vehicles and sheds broken into, notably a "chain-reaction" one in which one shed was forced to steal keys to [...]

Local walks with the East Surrey Walkers

Walking as part of a group can be fun. Why not consider joining the East Surrey Walkers (a branch of the ramblers)? There are ambles for those who like to take a leisurely pace or perhaps struggle with their mobility. These are short walks, usually around 2-3 miles. If you like walking a bit further, 6 and 12 mile walks are fun too. Contact Helen [...]

Join us in Song – Bletchingley Community Choir

There is a lot of evidence about the fact that singing is good for you. It helps with general health and well-being, as well as the fun and friendship that you get from singing in a group. If you are looking for a new challenge for the New Year and would like to take up or get back to singing we would be very pleased to see you. There are no [...]

Update to Tandridge Housing Strategy Consultation

Update to Tandridge Housing Strategy Consultation

At the end of December, Tandridge Planning Policy Committee approved the submission of the Local Plan to the government for independent examination. This means it will be submitted in advance of the introduction of a new government target, which would require the district to plan for 12,900 new homes or 645 homes per year. Based on the rural [...]

Salting routes in Surrey and the Snow Angel scheme

Salting routes in Surrey and the Snow Angel scheme

Salting Routes in Surrey Which roads will be salted? You can see the salting routes on the Surrey Winter Online map. There is a key to the map layers, found by selecting the Legend option from the menu on the bottom of the screen. How do we decide when to salt? We use weather forecasts, computerised ice prediction systems and information [...]

Xmas & New Year recycling, food waste and waste collection days

Over Christmas, recycling, food waste and general waste collection days will change. From Tuesday 8 January 2019 collections will return to their usual days. Usual Collection day Holiday collection day Tuesday 25 December 2018 Thursday 27 December Wednesday 26 December Friday 28 December Thursday 27 December Saturday 29 [...]

Update on Sandy Lane Junction

Bletchingley Parish Council has been keeping a traffic incident register during 2018. Thanks to all villagers who provided us with incident reports. The outcome was that the Sandy Lane/Big Common Lane/Little Common Lane/Pendell Road junction was seen to be the most dangerous in Bletchingley and resulted in 10 accidents or near misses during [...]

William IV closure – Latest News update

William IV closure – Latest News update

The William IV was closed in September by the brewery. The Village needs all the support it can to save this local pub.  This is the last local non-gastro pub left in Bletchingley. As of the end of November, it looks like the William IV has been put up for sale as a pub free hold or lease hold, so if there is anyone out there who is interested [...]

Why not join us? Bletchingley annual Xmas and New Year lunch for over 60’s

Why not join us? Bletchingley annual Xmas and New Year lunch for over 60’s

The Annual Christmas / New Year lunch party for the Village over 60's will be held in the Red Lion, Bletchingley, from 2pm on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. This is an opportunity for our senior citizens to gather for an afternoon over a drink, a nice meal and some entertainment and to meet each other and some of our local volunteers, in a festive [...]

Caring for our Countryside

Caring for our Countryside

Help shape future plans for Surrey County Council’s countryside sites Visit surreycc.gov.uk/caringforourcountryside by 3 December 2018. Call 03456 009 009 or text 07860 053465 for a printed questionnaire.

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