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‘Village News’ Archives

Bletchingley Village Transport Scheme

History:- The transport scheme within the village started in 1970 and has been in operation ever since. It came into being when the newly formed Age Concern Bletchingley identified transport as one of the needs of the more elderly residents in the village. Who Can use it?  The transport scheme is intended primarily for the more elderly, but it [...]

Help prevent flytipping in Bletchingley

This summer, Surrey residents and businesses are being urged to be vigilant when employing traders to dispose of their waste or risk fines of up to £400. Although a rogue trader may flytip the waste, it could still be whoever employs them that is fined. To avoid prosecution, residents and businesses must ensure they use a registered waste [...]

Become a Victim Support volunteer

Become a Victim Support volunteer

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity dedicated to supporting victims of crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales. Its purpose is to provide specialist help to support people to cope and recover to the point where they feel they are back on track with their lives. Their volunteers play a wide range of vital roles within Victim [...]

Accident blackspot in Bletchingley – Please sign this petition

  Regular users of the Pendell Road/Big Common Lane/ Little Common Lane/ Sandy Lane junction in Bletchingley are well aware of the regular accidents and near misses that occur. Pendell Road is a busy road between Merstham and Bletchingley and Sandy Lane is a popular route from Caterham to the A25. The causes of the accidents are numerous [...]

Neighbourhood Watch needs you

Neighbourhood Watch needs you

What's Neighbourhood Watch All about?  It’s all about being a good neighbour.  Each of us look after a street or a part of one and we aim to: Welcome newcomers to the village and ensure they have someone to call on. Tell them about facilities and provide a contact for further information; Warn neighbours of scams and nearby crime [...]

Warning about the dangers of swimming in open water

Following the death of a man in a lake in Nutfield on Monday 25 June, Surrey Police and Surrey Fire & Rescue are reminding people of the dangers of swimming in open water. While the water may look safe, it can hide hidden currents, hazardous objects, pollution and cold water shock, which affects our ability to swim and reach safety if [...]

East Surrey College launches new part-time courses to start September 2018

If you fancy learning a new hobby or want to improve your career prospects with a qualification, discover the exciting range of over 380 part-time courses for local adult learners in East Surrey College’s new Part-time Guide 2018/19. Whether you are looking for professional qualifications, business training or thinking of changing career, [...]

Help shape proposals for cleaner and healthier travel in Surrey

Help shape proposals for cleaner and healthier travel in Surrey

Share your views on our plans to support electric vehicles and reduce transport emissions by 26 August 2018. Visit surreycc.gov.uk/cleanertravel To request a printed copy of the questionnaire, call 03456 009 009 or text 07860 053 465.

Water companies ramp up water supply to meet heatwave demand

Water companies are pumping extra water into their network to cope with a record surge in demand during the ongoing heatwave. To help prevent any water restrictions, companies are asking everyone to makes a few simple changes to your everyday routines: Turn off the tap while brushing your teeth. Taking a four minute [...]

Reigate, Redhill & Caterham Language Cafe

Reigate, Redhill & Caterham Language Cafe

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