Browsing articles from "March, 2015"
Mar
31
2015

Another Tax Year begins…….

Musings on Council Tax The beginning of April sees the first direct debit for Council tax for the new financial year, as well as the launch of the election campaign period. We will no doubt be hearing a lot from Conservative Councillors about how they have yet again managed not to increase Council Tax this year. Unfortunately that only applies to the part directly controlled by Elmbridge Borough Council. Most of your Council gets passed […]

Mar
30
2015

At Last!!………At Last!!

Manor Road Closure for Re-surfacing Scheduled to begin 16th April It has been years in its scheduling but the re-surfacing of Manor Road in Walton seems to be upon us. The residents in this road have been waiting years for the terrible surface to be completely re-surfaced properly rather than the quick repairs to the very large potholes that have developed which to date, have only lasted for a few weeks before again and again […]

Mar
24
2015

Dairy Crest Site tries to move on…….but is halted…..

DAIRY CREST SITE 57 – 61 HIGH STREET, WALTON Planning Application 2014 / 4502 refused 23th March 2015 At last night’s Planning meeting I successfully argued for refusal of the latest Travis Perkins (TP) application to redevelop the Dairy Crest site. As many of you know well, this saga has now been going on a long time, in fact it is now seven years since the first application was put in. We managed to get […]

Mar
19
2015

New Boundaries………….but WHY!!

As you are probably aware there is currently an Electoral Review in operation for Elmbridge. A Special Council Meeting took place on the 16th March and below are two (quite lengthy) documents produced by Cllr Chris Sadler which will provide you some of the background to the review and his statement at this Council Meeting.   Electoral Review – New Boundaries, but where? General overview The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) announced on […]

Mar
6
2015

Elmbridge is now a ‘Live’!!……………

Watch Local Politics in action in the comfort of your own home……. We are sure that many of you have not been able to watch your local council at work from the Public Gallery in Esher. You are now able to watch your Council debate and make decisions without even leaving your home. Elmbridge Council have now made it possible for everyone to see the Members of the Council, those voted by you the Electorate, […]

Mar
5
2015

Cycle Path….be prepared…leave early!……….

Construction work on the new cycle path continues with what ill probably be the most disruptive section for those living in and traveling through the north of Walton. The following notice has been posted by Surrey County Council Highways Dept.   NOTICE SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL VARIOUS ROADS IN WALTON ON THAMES TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC ORDER 2015 SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL PROPOSE TO MAKE the above mentioned Temporary Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic […]

Mar
4
2015

EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING

NOTICE is given that an EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING of The Walton Society will be held on TUESDAY 24th MARCH 2015 at St. Econwalds Church Hall, 22 Esher Avenue KT12 2TA 7.45pm for 8.00pm start To introduce and adopt The Walton Society’s candidates for the Borough Council Elections on 7th May 2015 Nominations to be sent to John Lisle, Hon Treasurer, 63 Stoke Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3DD Tel: 01932 222931 This is a members only meeting, […]

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