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Elmbridge World War One Open Day

To mark the centenary of the start of World War One, Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, in partnership with Elmbridge Museum and the RC Sherriff Trust, is hosting an open day of remembrance. The event will start at 11:00,  on Sunday, 11 May and run until 4:00, but you may come along at any time you […]

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Bidding for Weybridge CIL Funds

Elmbridge charges developers a tax for new development known as the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).  You can see how this works here.  The new tax began in April 2013 and has raised around £1m. The national government has said that this new tax is to be raised for the purposes of providing new or improved […]

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Shortly after the iron curtain fell my wife and I decided to drive east to Stalingrad.  We did not get there but we made it to Ukraine.  Ukraine is huge – it is bigger than fourteen EU member states put together*.  From west to east it is longer than from Berlin to Rome.  Apart from […]

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Weybridge Town Council

Weybridge, a hamlet in Byfleet manor, was governed since Saxon times from Chertsey. It became a self-governing village in the fourteenth century and a town in 1894.  By that time Weybridge had grown into a town of sufficient size to govern many of its own affairs. Weybridge built its own hospital, a fire station and an […]

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Churchfields Flowerbed Competition

It’s that time of year again for the budding young designers in Elmbridge to get their thinking caps on! After the creativity and enthusiasm shown by the young entrants last year, Elmbridge’s Green Spaces Team is pleased to announce the theme for this year’s ‘Design a Flowerbed competition’ open to primary school age children. 2014 […]

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Elmbridge Grants for Volunteer Groups

Elmbridge Borough recognises the vital role that voluntary sector organisations play in Elmbridge and it has increased its grant programme from £20,800 to £45,000 next year. The grant is an effective way for the borough supporting voluntary organisations which support people in need in Elmbridge and many good causes. Organisations in the voluntary sector are […]

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Line Dancing

Get into the thanksgiving spirit with an entertaining evening of line dancing.  For novices and experts alike.  Includes a ploughman’s lunch – £12.00 per person. At the parish centre, Portmore Way at 7:30, Friday, 22 November in aid of the Sam Beare Hospice. For more information and tickets call: 01932 840 860

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Lunchtime Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts with Music on the Green over in Esher  –  the third Wednesday of the month.  There is free entry with sandwiches included.  Donations welcome.  Light lunch from 12:45 pm and the concert from 1:10 to 1:50 pm. On Wednesday, 20 November it will be James Maltby, clarinet and Jonathan Musgrave, piano – exceptional […]

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Make your own personal poppy

Elmbridge museum, above the library, is running a family arts and crafts day where children can learn about the significance of poppies and make their own personalised poppy. It runs from 2:00 to 4:30 on Saturday, 9 November. Children must be accompanied by an adult and there is a charge of £1.50 a child. For more […]