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Oxted School Admissions Protest

Oxted School Admissions Protest

St Catherine's School joined forces with Godstone School in a protest march on Saturday 2nd February 2008.  They met at Godstone Green at 9.30 and marched to Oxted School.  The event was very well organised by Godstone school and well attended by Godstone school parents with a small contingent from St Catherine's.  Good fun was had by [...]

Looking for a Trader – Use Buy with Confidence

These days everyone is wary about employing a cowboy trader who may rip them off and do a bad job.  Now there is no need to worry, simply use the Buy With Confidence trader approval scheme to find a reputable trader. Surrey County Council's Trading Standards Service runs the scheme, and all the traders in the scheme have been rigorously [...]

How to recognise a Stroke

STROKE IDENTIFICATION:A neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim within 3 hours he can totally reverse the effects of a stroke...totally.   He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized, diagnosed, and then getting the patient medically cared for within 3 hours, which is tough. RECOGNIZING A STROKE Remember the [...]

3Rs in Surrey: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Surrey is now in the midst of a campaign to help people reduce the amount of rubbish they create. There are 3Rs in Surrey: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle aims to help residents and businesses cut the amount of waste that ends up in the bin. Serving notice on food waste On average we throw away around a third of the food we buy - a staggering [...]

Bletchingley Parish Councillor Vacancy

We have one parish councillor vacancy and are now looking to co-opt a person to fill this vacancy.  If anyone is interested in becoming a parish councillor for Bletchingley, then please contact the clerk for further information.  Contact details are: e-mail or telephone  01883 742 998.

Stepping Out – Walking for Health – Winter Walk Programme

Check out the weekly walks in the "Whats on" pages in "The Guide" section of the Surrey Mirror or on their website or telephone 01737 355304.  Please follow the link Winter Precautions - Shoes - Please wear a pair of shoes which have a good grip on the soles.  Footpaths are getting muddy and its important not to [...]

Countryside Alert Newsletter from PC Nick Shrapel

Please note that these will now be posted on a regular basis at the end of the Neighbourhood Watch Section and include all areas in Tandridge, not just Bletchingley.  It is felt that residents should be aware of what is going on so that they are vigilent and that statistics can only be accurate if incidents are reported correctly. Should you [...]

Vehicle Crime – Don’t make it easy for them

By taking some simple steps you can help reduce vehicle crime. Remember: Lock the doors, windows, boot and sunroof every time you leave your car. Use the vehicle's security devices. Don't leave valuables in your car.  Take them with you at all times. Make a note of serial numbers.  Without them, your valuable items are [...]

Bletchingley in Bloom receives Silver Gilt award

Bletchingley in Bloom received the Silver Gilt award at the Award Ceremony held on 5 September 2007.  In the judges words, this represents a high standard entry which meets the judging criteria of South and South East in Bloom, including sections of exceptionally high standard. In addition to the Silver Gilt award, the judges awarded 6 [...]

Bletchingley Community Speedwatch Update

The Bletchingley community speedwatch programme swung into action this week when PC Cocks of Surrey Police conducted final training with members of the Bletchingley Speedwatch Team on Tuesday evening (24th July). Based on community comment Bletchingley Parish Council has identified various "Speedwatch" sites around the village to monitor [...]

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