Parish News

Council Tax 2018/19 – Have your say on proposed police funding

Would you be prepared to pay more in council tax to sustain our policing levels? That is the question Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) David Munro is asking Surrey’s residents, following the launch of his annual budget consultation in December 2017, to help him decide on the police precept for the next financial year. The […]


Future Mole Valley – A new Local Plan for Mole Valley

Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) has started work on its next Local Plan, ‘Future Mole Valley‘.  The Local Plan will set out plans for land use in Mole Valley between 2018 and 2033 and include targets for delivering new development as well as setting out those areas which will continue to be protected. Current workstreams […]


Buckland Park Lake – Planning application

18th December 2017: Update provided by SCC Case Officer Stephen Jenkins  “The applicant is proposing to amend the planning application in January 2018, removing the ‘Events’ associated with amplified or live music, and late night openings.  There will also be updates in respect of ecology, landscape, noise, transport and the business case. The 21st March […]


Consultation on M23 Junctions 8 to 10 Smart Motorway Scheme

Highways England has launched a consultation to seek views on the proposed regulations to introduce variable mandatory speed limits to the planned M23 smart motorway scheme between junctions 8 and 10 and a permanent 50mph speed limit on the westbound carriageway of Gatwick Spur from M23 Junction 9 to Junction 9a. As part of improvements […]


Public consultation on new Surrey Waste Local Plan

Surrey County Council is undertaking a public consultation on the new Surrey Waste Local Plan (SWLP) between 1st November 2017 and 7th February 2018. The draft plan provides the Vision, Strategic Objectives, Draft Policies and Proposed Sites which are intended to guide the future of waste management facilities in Surrey until 2033.  The Draft Plan […]


Surrey Watch Out Magazine

Watch Out magazine is a free monthly online publication offering advice to the elderly and the vulnerable on the safeguards they should put in place to avoid losing money to conmen and fraudsters. This is done by publishing examples of the various scams being carried out right across the country. The publications are distributed to […]


TV programme looking for Grandparents

Shiver Productions are developing a new television programme for a major broadcaster.  They are looking for vibrant, fun and outgoing grandparents who want to spend more time with their adult grandchildren (who must be 18 plus). With a lot of grandparents reportedly only seeing their grandkids on average twice a year, it’s not surprising the […]


Help prevent flooding in your local community

“Do you have a watercourse, such as a ditch, stream or river running through, or alongside, your property?  SCC recently issued a reminder that if you do, you are probably responsible for its maintenance and in legal terms you are a ‘riparian owner’. Keeping your watercourse well maintained benefits the community as a whole.  If […]


Help to improve the state of the highways and rights of way……..

Please take the time to report any problems you encounter on our local roads and pavements to the Surrey County Council (“SCC”) Highways team to ensure the team has an opportunity to address any problems at the earliest opportunity.  To report a problem visit the SCC website and click the Report It tab or call […]


Mole Valley and Me

Visit  My Mole Valley to access information relevant to where you live.  By entering your address the information displayed will be relevant to you and where you live. You can also set up alerts (click the My alerts tab) to receive an email when new information is published – including local planning applications, within a […]