Browsing articles from "July, 2015"
Jul
31
2015

Free Parking does bring in business……………

………………………..local shops in Walton have suffered for many years with Elmbridge Borough Council killing their businesses by charging and regularly increasing parking charges. In their latest accounts Elmbridge Borough Council is showing a ‘net profit’ of more than £1.8m from their car parks, yes….nearly £2m!! Elmbridge Borough Council are about to increase charges again in 2016, 2017 and 2018……..clearly this is a ‘cash cow’ that Elmbridge Borough Council find hard to resist, whilst retail businesses […]

Jul
26
2015

Walton Bridge ………….please SCC and EBC get your act together!!

The analogy could be November 5th on a rainy night…..?? The New Walton Bridge was opened in July 2013 with ‘National and Local Press’ trumpets blowing, they had every right to do so as it looks splendid and certainly is a great piece of engineering which will benefit traffic crossing the river for many years to come…..  (this was lighting of the bonfire!!) …then we get damp squibs!! 1. Two years later!!! the cafe and […]

Jul
25
2015

Beware of a new Scam……please keep watch and warn elderly neighbours……

The message below was sent out by Surrey Police last week. We are sending this message to you all on our active citizen listing as it is important that we make as many people aware as possible of this scam – so please circulate far and wide…….. “At around 7.00 pm last evening an elderly gentleman in Lower Green Road, Esher was in his home when a young man turned up at his door claiming […]

Jul
14
2015

Walton Bridge Cycle Path won’t be completed soon!!!………

The latest update from Surrey County Council states that the Cycle Path will not be completed until further funding has been obtained. Quote from SCC website: “A preliminary re-design of the area along the Terrace Road parade of shops between The Grove and Cottimore Lane has been drawn up. However, this will not progress any further until funding has been secured and detailed consultation has been undertaken.” Most of us at some time or another […]

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