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Tuesday February 18th 2020

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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  

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 [...]

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 [...]

Become a Bletchingley Parish Councillor

 Do you want to make a difference in Bletchingley? By becoming a Parish Councillor you can:  Take an interest in issues that affect your area Represent the views of members of your local village or community Have an impact on decisions that affect the lives of those around you, for example you can comment on local planning [...]

Share your views on the Surrey Waste Local Plan

Share your views on the Surrey Waste Local Plan

Residents have a final chance to share their views on a new plan which considers how and where the waste created in Surrey can be managed sustainably. The Surrey Waste Local Plan makes sure enough land is available for facilities to be built on to manage the county’s waste. The current plan has been in place since 2008 and has now been updated. [...]

Could you be a Foster family?

Could you be a Foster family?

With over 1000 children in care in Surrey, Surrey County Council is always looking for more people to open up their homes and lives to some of the most vulnerable children in the county. People from all backgrounds are welcomed, including those willing to take in older children and teenagers, helping them move into adulthood and achieve their [...]

Tandridge Council to increase district council tax by average of £6.27

Tandridge Council to increase district council tax by average of £6.27

Last night’s Council meeting agreed an increase of £6.27 (£2.99%) for a Band D property in Tandridge District Council’s share of the council tax for 2019/2020. This means the Council’s share of Band D council tax will increase to £215.98, which is just over £4.15 a week to help pay for a wide range of services including recycling and [...]

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