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Bletchingley Parish Council Safeguards the Future of the Allotments in Little Common Lane

Thames Water wrote to the the Bletchingley Parish Council on the 24th August to advise us of their decision to sell their land in Little Common Lane which currently houses 23 allotments.  Fearful of the possible loss to our Community, the Bletchingley Parish Council immediately entered into negotiations with Thames Water to purchase the [...]

Youth Bus return to Grange Meadow

The Tandridge mobile Youth Bus returns to Grange Meadow after a long absence. The first youth bus session is planned for 21st September 6.30-8.30pm and will be parked by the recyling bins in Grange Meadow. All those aged 13+ are welcome. More details to follow.

St Catherine’s School Gardening Club wins Knights Plant and Life Award

As part of the ‘In Bloom' initiative Bletchingley in Bloom wanted to encourage children to take an interest in horticulture and determined that the best way to achieve this was to enable them to grow their own fruit, vegetables and flowers.  In January 2009 St. Catherine's School Gardening Club was formed - meeting after school on [...]

North Park Quarry Community Liaision Committee – Signed Terms of Reference

Following several months of productive dialogue between Sibelco UK and representatives from the Parish Councils of Godstone and Bletchingley, the Godstone Village Association (GVA), the Quarry Observation Group (QOG) and the Bletchingley Historical and Conservation Society, the quarry community liaison committee has been re-constituted and [...]

Bletchingley Village Fair

Bletchingley Village Fair

Thanks go out to the Bletchingley Village Fair Committee for a successful 'Circus theme' Village Fair held on the 28th of June 2009. The Fair started with a 'Camel led' May Queen procession through the High Street followed by a trampoline show performed by some of our talented villagers. There was also the usual Hog Roast, Vintage [...]

Changes to Local Bus Services:

SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL – PASSENGER TRANSPORT GROUP INFORMATION ON CHANGES TO LOCAL BUS SERVICES : As part of a new tender award from the 1st of September 2009, Southdown PSV will be operating the following services with low-floor easy-access buses for two years together with their existing tendered service 410 (Redhill – Godstone – [...]

Bletchingley In Bloom update:

Bletchingley In Bloom update:

Last Saturday was Bletchingley’s final opportunity to tidy up the Village in preparation for Judging Day.  Litter pickers were out in force and local residents were joined by members of Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK, Baitul Futuh Mosque Morden who provided most welcome support. Other groups could be seen working on the areas around [...]

Bletchingley Playground Friends Update:

Saturday 30th May – “Schools, Friends & Family Swimathon”– The final sum raised from the Swimathon was £2,349.  Total sum raised to date is now just over £35,600. Comment from Tandridge District Council – “The Governments Department for Children Schools and Families has awarded Surrey County Council £1.1 Million [...]

Bletchingley Skills Centre

Like everyone else in the village, Bletchingley Skills Centre has been busy preparing for Bletchingley In Bloom.   A start was made last year on digging a vegetable garden and this is now up and running and looking very productive. Students and helpers have got many different kinds of vegetables in the ground and are looking forward to [...]

Bletchingley Street Dance Programme

Tandridge Leisure in partnership with Surrey Youth Development Services are pleased to announce they are launching an exciting new dance project in Bletchingley. The street dance project is for young people aged 13 years and over. Tuesdays 6 - 7pm @ Bletchingley Village Hall, 78 High Street, Bletchingley, Surrey, RH1 4PA. For more [...]

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