Parish News

SCC consulting residents on potential cuts to services

Surrey County Council (SCC) continues to face huge financial pressures, and, in an effort to find Over the next year SCC has stated there will have to be changes to some services as it needs to save a further £85m this year. SCC has launched five consultations on a range of services and wants to […]

Gatwick Airport launches consultation on its 2018 Draft Masterplan

On Thursday 18th October, Gatwick Airport published its 2018 Draft Masterplan which included details of the proposal for utilising the emergency northern runway as a full operational runway.  Click “Gatwick Airport Long Term Plans” for latest updates including dates of the forthcoming public exhibitions. Buckland Parish Council is a parish council member of the Gatwick […]

SCC asks “How should we care for our countryside?”

Residents can help shape plans for Surrey County Council’s (SCC) countryside sites for the next 25 years. The plans will form a strategy which will outline how the council will care for the countryside and protect it for future generations. SCC owns or manages 10,000 acres of the county’s countryside which is open for the […]

Consultation on admission arrangements for Surrey’s community and voluntary controlled schools for 2020

Surrey County Council is consulting on: proposed changes to admission arrangements for some community and voluntary controlled schools for September 2020 the admission arrangements for all remaining community and voluntary controlled schools for September 2020 Surrey’s relevant area – this is the area within which schools must consult on their admission arrangements. The changes being […]

Scam Mail

Do you or your family and friends suffer from Scam Mail, if so please refer to Royal Mail’s poster below to discover how to report Scam Mail.

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 contractor (Kier) are given the opportunity to address any problem at the earliest opportunity.  To report a problem, visit the SCC website and click the Report it tab or call 0300 200 1003. To report a problem visit […]

Roadworks in my area

Lately it can seem that in whichever direction you choose to travel you will encounter roadworks on our local highways, and, taking a look at Roadworks in my area  this looks set to carry on over the coming weeks and months.  It is possible to customise the roadworks mapping to reflect the roads you use […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]