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Ditton Surrey government

Vote for Gerard Doherty for The Dittons in the Surrey Elections May 4th 2017

Gerard lives in Long Ditton with his family. He is a consultant in healthcare with expertise in the changing NHS and combined NHS/social care budgets. Gerard’s action list for The Dittons Manage the budget better – holding the council to account Better care for the elderly, young and vulnerable Protecting green belt from development Safer […]

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Business Claygate Cobham Countryside Ditton Elmbridge government Esher Hersham Housing Molesey Parking Walton Weybridge

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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Claygate Cobham Ditton Education Weybridge

Elmbridge Youth Service

Surrey is halving the funding for Claygate and Weybridge youth centres.  Given the cut is so severe, Surrey has given the youth centre management committees time to raise funds from other sources before withdrawing its own funding – although it will not wait for ever (or even a year).  If you are in a position […]

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Cobham Ditton Hersham Planning Transport Walton Weybridge

Adverts on Roundabouts

Are you keen on having advertisements on our roundabouts in Elmbridge because you you see no harm in them? Or are you dead against them because they impoverish our beautiful borough? A number of proposals have already been withdrawn.  You can see what is proposed by clicking on a roundabout near you. Sainsburys, Portsmouth Road, […]

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Ditton Transport

Bus Service Changes

Following the Conservative Surrey administration decision to cut the bus budget, a revised bus timetable has been introduced and will begin on 29 August. 436 Weybridge-Byfleet-Woking Timetable change will reduce frequency from half hourly to generally hourly, Sunday shuttle service between Weybridge Station and Mercedes Benz World will be withdrawn. 451 Weybridge-Addlestone-Chertsey-Staines This service will […]

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Ditton Representation

Lib Dem Win in Long Ditton

The returning officer for Elmbridge has just announced that the winner of the Long Ditton by-election is Liberal Democrats    770    51% Conservative              611    40% Green                           79      5% UKIP       […]

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Claygate Ditton Representation Weybridge

Lib Dems Buck Trend

Elmbridge Lib Dems have bucked the national trend with very strong holds in the two Elmbridge Borough Council wards where Lib Dem councillors were up for re-election  -Shweta Kapadia in Long Ditton and Mary Marshall in Claygate. Both Lib Dem councillors increased their lead over their second-placed contenders. The Lib Dem wards had the highest […]

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