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Jun
14
2016

Summer Newsletter

Please view our 2016 Summer Newsletter from this link:  Summer Newsletter

May
23
2016

Clean-up on a bright new day…….

Community Clean-Up – Cowey Sale and Thames Tow Path This morning was warm and sunny with no wind – perfect conditions for being out in the fresh air down by the river. Between 10am and 11am, 35 volunteers collected 39 sacks of rubbish, including a car exhaust silencer, a bed pan, traffic cone and a folding push chair from the undergrowth at Cowey Sale and along the tow path between the marina and first Desborough […]

Nov
2
2015

Remembrance Day Service…….

The details for Remembrance Sunday 8th November are as follows:-   10:55 – Walton War Memorial – Act of Remembrance Followed by Parade down the High Street to St Mary’s Church   11:30 – St Mary’s Church – Service of Remembrance

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 […]

Jun
24
2015

Change of Contractors………a Retrograde Step?………..

Riverhouse Gardens are a disgrace!!! Recent Statement from Elmbridge Borough Council regarding General Grounds Maintenance. “Elmbridge Borough Council appointed The Landscape Group as their new grounds maintenance contractor, who started on the 1st April 2015. The contract is now in the establishment phase, which is a three month period whereby the new contract staff have to familiarise themselves with all the locations and varied growing conditions and certain tasks are likely to be temporarily delayed. […]

May
21
2015

Unauthorised Encampment ……….

…………………at Thamesmead Recreation Ground If you are not already aware, there is an encampment of travellers at Thamesmead Recreation Ground, ground which is owned by Elmbridge Borough Council. Many complaints have been made by local residents and legal action to evict them is being taken. The Council have been granted a court hearing date for Thursday 21 May by Staines Magistrates Court who will hear the Council’s application for an order to remove vehicles from […]

May
21
2015

Inspiration for Walton Residents………………

WALTON OPEN GARDENS GROUP Founded in 2007 by Judy McRae the Open Gardens Group had their first Open Day in 2007. The idea was to share each other’s gardens with visitors to inspire and give pleasure them and in turn collect some money to improve Walton’s community garden spaces. “You may have seen the newly planted trees in New Zealand Avenue, organised by Rosemary Roach, which replaced dead trees removed by SCC. Also, the trees […]

Apr
2
2015

At Last…………relief!!

New Cafe and Toilets at Cowey Sale   Toilets to open over the Easter Weekend Several people have asked me why the new Cafe and Toilet block at Cowey Sale is still standing empty, almost a year after the new Walton Bridge was completed. I have tried finding our from the Elmbridge Borough Council Asset Management and Property Services Department. It seems there are still some snagging / repair issues with the new building which […]

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 […]

Feb
18
2015

A Sporting Chance………

………to see the Council’s plans for the Waterside Drive Sports Hub will be on display throughout the Borough in coming weeks as part of a roadshow prior to submission of the formal planning application for the project. The Sports Hub, next to the Xcel Leisure Complex in Walton-on-Thames, will meet the growing aspirations of Walton and Hersham Football Club, Walton Casuals Football Club, Walton Casuals Junior Football Club and Walton Athletics Club, while also providing […]

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