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Think like an Astronaut

The next Elmbridge Business Network business masterclass is “Think like an astronaut”. Teamwork and communication skills are vital to the success of any business. There are a few places where the consequences of bad teamwork and communication are as dire as they are in outer space. The EBN is holding an interactive workshop where businesses […]

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Elmbridge Lottery Begins!

Over fifty local good causes have now signed up to the Elmbridge Community Lottery.  Tickets went on sale on 28 February, with the first draw taking place on 28 March.  There is a chance to win £25,000 as well as support local good causes. How does it work? Tickets will cost £1 with 60p going […]

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Community Protection Group

Various agencies have come together to co-ordinate their roles with each other to further common aims: Army, Emergency Management, Fire Service, Health and Safety and Trading Standards If you would like to know more about plans to protect our future click here and if you want an update on current business click here

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QC’S Advice on Local Plan “Wait for Officers’ Evidence’

Leader’s statement warns Councillors – officers must be allowed to present the evidence on our Local Plan At a Full Council meeting on 26 February 2020, the Leader of the Lib Dem/Residents’, Cllr Stuart Selleck, gave a clear message to councillors of all parties: “Planning officers are focusing on completing the evidence base for the […]

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20mph Speed Limits

Join in our survey on 20mph speed limits. You saw it in Australia – the climate emergency is now.  Australia is but the beginning.  Elmbridge is not immune.  We need to act now but in a considered and measured fashion. In Elmbridge one of the biggest causes of the climate emergency is car traffic.  The […]

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Investing in Weybridge

New building development in Weybridge has meant that we have around £500,000 to invest in projects that improve our lives in Weybidge. If your organisation has a project that will contribute to Weybridge’s infrastructure then apply for a grant from Elmbridge borough. You can apply for grants up to £500,000 from 13 February. Click here […]

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20s Plenty for Us

Why reduce speeds in our residential streets?There are a whole host of reasons but in climate emergency terms it is to enable people to travel in the safest, healthiest and greenest way that we know and that is by cycling. We know that people will cycle if they feel safe.  The way to do this […]

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Cycling to a new level

The regular monthly Sunday Elmbridge cycle ride is called off because of the weather.  The next ride will be on Sunday 8th March.  But if you want to look towards the summer the Elmbridge Cycle Group is planning cycle tour in Switzerland – to ride from the source of the River Rhine to Lake Constance […]

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Safer streets

Would you believe that some city governments are actually removing roadside cycle paths? In most places across the country there is a dire need for safer cycle facilities. Surely removing cycle paths is grossly irresponsible. Well it depends on the circumstances. If traffic is already going at less than 20mph then separating cycles and cars […]

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Investing in our infrastructure – CIL

The application period for the 2020-2021 CIL funding round for local projects will open on Thursday 13 February 2020 for a period of six weeks. Applications must be completed and submitted by midnight on Sunday29 March 2020. More about CIL here. After this closing date, applicants who have applied by the closing date will have a further four […]