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Planning Weybridge

Planning Decision in Weybridge

Application 2019/0657 Wessex, South Road, Weybridge KT13 9DZ Earlier this year your local Area Planning Sub-Committee of councillors decided to refuse permission for a developer to demolish the existing house, Wessex, and build a block of nine flats in South Road, leading off Queen’s Road next to Tesco. An appeal was made by the developer against […]

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Well being

Foodbank information

During the current emergency there have been some necessary changes to the way most foodbanks are operating to keep people safe. Here is a summary of the information on the EBC website at: https://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/foodbanks/ Walton & Hersham Foodbank Tel: 0203 328 0243 / 07884 046665  Referring agencies, e.g. Citizens Advice, Home School Link Worker, local Church, […]

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Planning

Local Plan – Coronavirus update

Update on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Local Plan The pandemic is having an impact on the current timetable (known as the Local Development Scheme – LDS) for producing the council’s Local Plan.  The council’s timetable was based on Officers being in a position to submit a draft local plan to Cabinet […]

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Countryside Elmbridge government Environment Leisure Well being Weybridge

Broadwater Lake

Following from the success of the construction of a properly laid footpath from Grenside Road in Weybridge to Cowey Sale, championed by Cllr Andrew Davis, many residents commented on the state of Broadwater Lake which had become silted up and obscured by fallen trees. Local councillors agreed to the request to use Community Infrastructure Levy […]

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Countryside Elmbridge government Environment Health Leisure Molesey Walton Weybridge

Unauthorised moorings on the Thames

I regularly paddle up and down the river between Weybridge and Walton whilst training as a member of Weybridge Rowing Club and Thames Valley Skiff Club. Over the last few years I have witnessed a significant increase in boats moored without permission along the river. Within the Public Right of Navigation there is deemed a […]

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Elmbridge government Environment Health Leisure Surrey government Town Centre Transport Weybridge

Brooklands Business Park Accessibility Project

Your local councillors recently attended an update briefing from Surrey CC’s Transport Strategy Project Manager and Transport Planner on the work planned to provide improved pedestrian and cycling paths from Weybridge town centre to the station and through to Brooklands Park.  Some preparatory work has already been completed: Last summer clearing of ground-covering scrub and […]

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Elmbridge government Environment Housing Weybridge

Energy and Sustainability

Some snippets of information from matters that have been discussed over the last few months by the Energy & Sustainability Working Group. Refill Weybridge This national scheme has been promoted by the Working Group across the borough, the aim being to make it easy for anyone to fill their water bottles for free at participating […]

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Elmbridge government Weybridge

Council News

At Wednesday’s council meeting, it was confirmed that a coalition of the Liberal Democrat Group and the Residents Association (RA) Group will take on the administration of the council for the coming year. The Liberal Democrats number 10 and the RAs number 17, so together we have 27 seats compared to the Conservatives 21. This […]

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