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David Bellchamber 1947 – 2021

Sadly our fellow party member and dear friend David died July 28th. He was in hospital and caught Covid whilst there.  His death was a shock to us all – just hours before he died he phoned me about routine administrative matters. David was our Elmbridge Branch Secretary for the last 20 years and a […]

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British government Representation

Have your say on the boundary commission proposals

We accept this proposal as a sensible way to achieve the Commission’s objectives. Our communities have changed since the last boundary review.  The Elmbridge Liberal Democrats cover two Constituencies, the majority being in the Esher and Walton constituency, and the Weybridge area being in the Runnymede and Weybridge Constituency.  The  Esher and Walton Constituency electorate has grown significantly in the last 10 years, […]

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Our thoughts are with the whole Royal Family, but in particular with the Queen at this difficult time. Prince Philip dedicated his life to the service of his country and he leaves an extraordinary legacy, not least his awards which have inspired millions of young people. As a mark of respect, we suspended all local […]

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Esher Planning Representation

Raab responds to chair’s letter about Sandown but fails to answer key questions

Dominic Raab has responded to the Chair of Elmbridge Liberal Democrat, Gill Smith’s, letter posing questions about the proposed development on green belt land at Sandown Park Racecourse. He responded as follows: Having not answered the questions previously posed to him, Gill has sent the following letter to him to seek clarity. You can read […]

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Esher Planning Representation

Open letter to Dominic Raab questioning Walton Connect Club and Sandown development

Chair of Elmbridge Liberal Democrats, Gillian Smith, has sent a letter to Dominic Raab MP raising questions and concerns of Elmbridge residents about a planning application for 318 homes on Green Belt land at Sandown Park Racecourse. You can read this as a PDF, or read the version below. Dominic Raab MPHouse of CommonsLondonSW1A 0AA […]

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Social Care Well being

Lockdown Love

In these strange times, the people of  Elmbridge have been showing wonderful acts of kindness. Below is a small sample: notes through doors of vulnerable people offering help of any type by giving a contact name, address and phone number. for an isolating couple, who get food delivered from the supermarket, each week a cake (or brownies, flapjacks […]

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British government

Volunteers needed. Please help us get a Liberal Democrat MP. Monica Harding is our super candidate. Click link below.

https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/ElmbridgeLibDemVolunteer/

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Leisure Weybridge

Weybridge Winter Head of River Race

Jan 19 th Organised by Weybridge Rowing Club, this is a timed race from the top of Desborough Island to Walton for up to 200 crews in two divisions: 1030 and 1300. Watch from the towpath and enjoy refreshments at the club’s gazebo at Cowey Sale. P                    […]

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Leisure Well being Weybridge

Churchfield Allotments – May 2018

In May 2018, allotment holders and residents in roads adjacent to the Churchfield Allotments were informed by the Weybridge Charity, who own the allotments, that the charity is proposing to sell some 5% of the allotment land for development. Reasons given for this by the charity are: that it is under increasing pressure to meet […]

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Health Weybridge

A new way to see your GP

A new service has just started for people registered with doctors in Weybridge and Walton, and it’s great.  It’s a GP consultation on your smart phone.  North West Surrey Commissioning Group has just introduced this free service, which of course we pay for through taxes. To use the service, just download the app (you need a smart phone […]

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