Parish News

A217 Reigate Hill – Autumn 2020

Surrey County Council has announced work to repair the 240m length of retaining wall that runs alongside the A217 Reigate Hill and to replace the vehicle safety barrier it supports is nearing completion. The works are scheduled to end with a road closure in both directionsfrom Raglan Road to the M25 J8 roundabout, for one […]

Stay safe and avoid waiting in A&E – Call 111 first

People in Surrey who need urgent NHS care are being asked to call NHS 111 before they decide to walk into the local Emergency Department (ED), or as many people know it, A&E. The new approach will ensure that patients can access the clinical service they need, first time. It will help to us to maintain social […]

New Timetable for Future Mole Valley

Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) has agreed a new timetable for progressing the district’s Local Plan, Future Mole Valley. Having carried out a first stage consultation over February and March 2020, MVDC will be seeking representations on the ‘Proposed Submission Version’ of the plan in the summer of 2021. Councillor Margaret Cooksey, Cabinet Member for […]

SCC Launch £100m Your Fund Surrey

Surrey County Council’s £100m Your Fund Surrey has launched today (Monday 16 November), in an unprecedented move to give power and influence to local communities across the county. The fund is designed to give financial backing to projects submitted by residents and community groups that will enhance their local area, with people encouraged to ‘Think […]

Census 2021 – 21st March

Census 2021 is fast approaching and the Office for National Statistics is now hiring thousands of staff across every region of England and Wales to encourage people to take part in the decennial event. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of the population and households. Census day is […]

MVDC Covid Business Update : Finance and Grant Schemes

Government business grants:Mole Valley businesses that have had to temporarily close or have been negatively impacted during the second national lockdown can apply for a grant to help support them through this period. Two types of grants from the government are available: The Local Restrictions Support Grant is a single grant to cover the four-week lockdown […]

COVID-19 Screening service launches at Gatwick Airport

Pre-departure and post arrival ExpressTest COVID-19 screening will be available for Gatwick passengers, staff and local residents with results available the next day. The screening facility could also satisfy post arrival requirements for the Government’s expected “test and release” scheme to ease travel restrictions and quarantine. The cost for Gatwick’s air passengers and on-airport staff […]

Local Plans – Coronavirus Vaccine

Brockwood Medical Practice Plans for a Coronavirus Vaccine   Here is the first of what I’m sure will be multiple messages relating to the Coronavirus vaccine situation. We do not expect a Coronavirus vaccine to be widely available until 2021, but we are planning to deliver the vaccine from December should it become available. We […]

Surrey carers invited to have their say on the support they need

People who provide unpaid care to others are being invited to have their say on the support they need for themselves as new figures suggested that 32,000 more Surrey residents are now carers due to the pandemic. Surrey County Council and local NHS organisations have produced a draft three-year carers’ strategy which sets out how […]

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