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VJ Day 75 – Saturday 15th August 2020

Royal Family to lead tributes marking VJ Day 75 His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will feature in poignant montage of veterans shared on social media and on large screens A powerful re-telling of the story of Victory Over Japan will be broadcast on BBC One with tributes led by His Royal Highness The […]

Eat Out To Help Out

Many of our local pubs and restaurants have signed up to this scheme. The government has established a post code finder to help you identify which establishments are taking part in the scheme. In Buckland you can choose from The Pheasant, The Red Lion and Squires Garden Centres. Staying within the 3Bs your choice widens […]

MVDC Council Leader to Whitehall : “Keep an open mind on unitary status”

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 […]

Highway Code: your views needed to improve safety

A consultation has been launched seeking your views on proposed changes to the Highway Code.  The review is being held by the Department for Transport, to improve safety for vulnerable road users, particularly the groups of: cyclists pedestrians horse riders The main changes being proposed The main changes being proposed are: ensuring that road users […]

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

Residents will shortly receive a form or an email from Mole Valley District Council’s elections team, asking them to check that details held are correct. This is to ensure the electoral register is up-to-date and will also help to identify residents who have not registered to vote. Surrey County Council and Police & Crime Commissioner […]

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 […]

Free Life and Career Coaching

If you or anyone you know is unemployed and parenting a child under the age of eighteen take a look at the attached flyer about a local project called “Building Better Opportunities in the community” which is offering Life & Career Coaching format on a one to one basis via telephone or video call.

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The Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) Communications and Marketing team is responsible for engaging with residents and businesses. The team promotes MVDC’s services, its priorities and manages the District Council’s external communications. Learn more about the different ways you can keep up to date including options for signing up to receive regular updates. Earlier this […]

MVDC asks you not to have bonfires

Given the potential for people’s respiratory conditions to get critically worse from smoke inhalation, please do not have bonfires at all at this time. MVDC asks you to recognise that this is even more important in the current situation where many people are spending the majority of their time in their homes and gardens and […]

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 […]