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Changes in Recyling Regulations

Recycling centres are currently free to Surrey residents using a car, for household and for non-household waste. The centre recycle over 30 different types of household waste materials. However from 4 December there will be no free daily allowance for householders of chargeable non-household waste such as rubble, plasterboard and soil. According to the SCC information, the […]

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Late Night Licence Application – Weybridge

The premises,  previously Sullivan’s Wine Bar, is proposed as a restaurant/entertainment place selling alcohol.  It would be open past 11pm There is a notice in the window asking for local objectors to write to: Borough of Elmbridge Civic Centre 1 High Street ESHER KT10 9SD (email or phone is not sufficient – they will only take […]

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Business European government

Hard Brexit will be hard on Britain

The Tories are pushing to cut all ties with the EU regardless of impact. Labour is shrugging its shoulders and saying “Oh well”. It’s up to the Liberal Democrats to make sure Brexit causes as little damage to British interests as possible. The Liberal Democrats are determined to retain the best of the EU – […]

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Maintaining your assets

The borough maintains 97 car parks across Elmbridge.  They ranging from our town centres through to our commons. In becoming portfolio holder for transport in May 2016 Cllr Andrew Davis asked for a current valuation and maintenance programme for all the car parks.  Unfortunately, apart from Drewitt’s Court this had not been undertaken for many […]

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Business

Daily Express Wrong Again

The Daily Express is typical of anti European government cant.  It claim that “EU officials want control of your candles”.  This is another misleading article.  The technical changes required to bring the various rules that apply in 28 different countries to a common acceptable standard are often mundane but nevertheless necessary. They reported here that […]

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Business Representation Safety

Let’s Join the EU

Looking back over the history of the European Union I wish we had joined at the beginning in 1951 when the European Coal and Steel Community was inaugurated.  I think that Europe would have been a better place today had we done so – but there is no point crying over spilt milk. British Empire […]

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Business Environment Leisure Town Centre

Côte Brasserie comes to Weybridge

The restaurant chain has applied for planning permission to combine two shops: Sevenoaks Sound and Vision and the Nail Company beauty salon into one to provide a larger retail unit.  One of the problems for Weybridge has been the lack of larger retail units, so that combining neighbouring units might be a way forward – […]

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Business

Business Masterclass: a practical leadership guide.

A part of its business development programme Elmbridge has produced a series of events for SMEs.  The first is  business masterclass on leadership skills. This free event will focus on providing business owners, managers, and anyone who leads staff with the practical leadership skills they need to lead effective/productive teams and keep control as the […]

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Business Environment Town Centre Transport

Morrison’s Monday Mayhem – Avoided?

              Update.  As I said below we had to wait until the new year to find out how the traffic moved around the new store.  I have not seen any glitches in the traffic but I know that some people have found small hiccups on school days turning right […]

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Business Environment Town Centre Transport

Weybridge Town Centre Traffic

Weybridge town centre needs a comprehensive overhaul – from Balfour Road to Monument Hill and all points in between.   Last year I posted about what we could achieve for Weybridge. What was lacking was not the ideas or the commitment but the availability of funds.  However, there are government funds especially in place for enabling […]