Parish News

A217 Reigate Hill – Autumn 2020

Surrey County Council has started work on a project to repair the 240m length of retaining wall that runs alongside the A217 Reigate Hill and to replace the vehicle safety barrier it supports. SCC has set up a dedicated webpage ( and has advised the page, that includes FAQ, will be updated as the works […]

Your Vote Matters – Register to Vote in Next Year’s Elections

If you have not done so already, please check and respond to the communications you will have received regarding the electoral register. Doing so will ensure that you are able to vote in future elections. In recent months, residents will have received forms or emails from Mole Valley District Council’s (MVDC) electoral services team. This […]

Do you need faster broadband?

Living in a rural area of Surrey means that slow broadband can be a real struggle. But with more and more people working from home and generally spending more time online, there’s an even bigger need for speed. And even if you’re happy with your broadband speed now, you might need faster speeds in the […]

Unitary authorities – what is being proposed in Surrey?

Earlier this year (Spring), the government announced its interest in more areas of the UK becoming unitary authorities, in which one council provides all services in a geographic area. The government indicated that unitaries representing a population of a minimum of 300,000 to 500,000 people would be acceptable. At present services in Buckland are provided […]

GWR : North Down Line Update

Great Western Railways (who operate trains on the North Downs Line) recently expressed its commitment to supporting customers returning to work and making leisure journeys by rail.  The company recently issued a film made by Interim Managing Director Matthew Golton and issued a statement about travelling safely over the summer. In the statement, GWR explains […]

Highway Code – Two consultations underway!

The first consultation seeks your views on changes to the Highway Code being proposed to improve safety for vulnerable road users, particularly the groups of: cyclists pedestrians horse riders The main changes being proposed are: ensuring that road users who can do the greatest harm have the greatest responsibility to reduce the danger or threat […]

Roadworks in my area

It can seem that in whichever direction you choose to travel you will encounter roadworks on our local highways and sometimes the advance warning notices that appear alongside the roads do not always give as much information as would be ideal. SCC Highways encourages us to visit Roadworks in my area.  It is possible to […]

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

Please report any problems you encounter on our local roads and pavements to ensure SCC and its contractors are given the opportunity to address any problem at the earliest opportunity.  To report a problem, visit the SCC website and click an option under the Report heading in the top menu bar or call 0300 200 […]

Future Mole Valley Update – July 2020

Councillor Margaret Cooksey, Cabinet Member for Planning, said: “The preparation of our Future Mole Valley Local Plan is one of the most important responsibilities we have as a council. We must get it right. It is our duty as a council to ensure that the amount of development the government requires us to plan for […]

MVDC News – keep up to date on what is happening across Mole Valley

Earlier this year (2020) MVDC launched a News Site to enable residents and businesses to access all of Mole Valley District Council’s updates directly via smartphones in a new, clear and fresh format.  Click here to visit the MVDC news site. Local events that were previously submitted and listed on the main Mole Valley District […]

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