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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Will it be a Taxing year ahead?………..

COUNCIL TAX UPDATE -Surrey Police decide against large rise in their Council Tax precept -Overall increase to be around 1.74%, £28 for a Band D property. We attach a copy of a letter sent by Kevin Hurley, Police and Crime Commissioner yesterday afternoon to all Councillors. It sets out why he has decided against proposing a large increase on the Police precept, which would have meant a referendum across Surrey. Instead there will a 1.99% […]


Police Notice…………

The following notice from the Surrey Police has been sent to people in Elmbridge. In the last fortnight we have had 25 thefts from motor vehicles of which 17 were due to the car being left insecure!!! We need to stop Elmbridge being the honeypot for car thieves, please share this message with everyone and lets make it difficult for those bees…….. Most thefts from vehicle are opportunist. If valuable possessions (eg, handbags, laptops, sat […]


Would this be fair treatment on Walton?………..

Weylands Waste Treatment Works Consultants acting for Clean Power give notice that there is to be a public exhibition on: Monday 13th October at Esher Rugby Club from 5pm to 8pm on a revised planning application for Weylands Waste Treatment Works The revised application is to be submitted later this year. This application if granted, will effect everyone living and working in Walton and the surrounding areas. You are encouraged to go along to the […]


Rydens Building Contract awarded but no planning permission yet!……….

Concerns over the re-development of Rydens School are coming from all areas of Walton for many different reasons, but even before planning permission has been obtained from Elmbridge Council….the building contract for the new school has already been awarded! Extract reads: BAM Construction has been chosen for a £27m project to rebuild a school in Hersham, Surrey. Above: Scott Brownrigg’s design for the new school buildings A new school campus for Rydens Enterprise School & Sixth […]


Zero Tolerance Policing…….

Surrey’s first Police and Crime Commissioner, Kevin Hurley requests….   Below is an extract from a letter from Kevin Hurley and it would be of great assistance to him if you would contribute to the questionnaire detailed. When I was elected as Surrey’s first Police and Crime Commissioner, the public told me that they wanted to see a zero-tolerance approach to policing in this county. In the 18 months since my election, crime is down […]


Gambling with the future of our town……..

Applications for Betting Shops in Walton We opposed the Gambling License applications for new Betting Shops in central Walton. The outcome is that Paddy Power have got a license to operate at 63 High Street, (formerly Simply Masala),  BETFRED were refused permission for change of use from retail to Betting Shop at 1D High Street, (formerly Homewood and Butler) and yesterday CORAL were given a license to open a Betting Shop at 15 Church Street […]


Where are the police now?……

………in our concern for the changes in policing in Walton we wrote the following letter. Mr Kevin Hurley The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey PO Box 412, Guildford Surrey GU3 1BR                                                                                                         10th April 2013   Dear Mr Hurley, Re: Policing in Elmbridge On behalf of the Walton Society I recently wrote to the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey congratulating him on his appointment, and requesting a review of the […]


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