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Tell us your views

We’re asking residents how they’ve been affected by lockdown and what improvements could be made by the councilelmbridgelibdems.org.uk/surveysep20

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Elmbridge delivers for local residents

The coronavirus outbreak has been a struggle for many businesses, organisations, and people in our community. As of August, Elmbridge Borough Council has been able to provide

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Environmentally friendly face masks

Covid-19 has triggered the use of 129 billion ‘disposable’ face masks globally every month. The majority of these, including the ubiquitous blue and white masks which look like paper, are made from single-use plastic which is leading to an environmental catastrophe. Single-use plastic masks, considered medical waste, cannot be recycled and routinely end up in […]

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Conservative Government’s proposals threaten Elmbridge’s Green Belt – even Tories call them ‘contemptuous’

Residents across Elmbridge have reacted with horror at Government plans to reform the planning system, which could result in hundreds of new homes being built in Elmbridge including on our Green Belt. The Conservative Government’s Planning White Paper proposes new nationally set housing requirements for every local area, as well as taking away Councillor and […]

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Elmbridge Liberal Democrats elect new Group Leader

Elmbridge Liberal Democrats are pleased to announce the election of Councillor Mary Marshall as their new group leader on Elmbridge Borough Council. Following the group’s annual leadership election on Thursday 7th May 2020, Mary won the support of her fellow Liberal Democrat councillors and will now assume the role of Deputy Leader of Elmbridge Borough […]

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Climate Emergency – EBC Carbon Footprint audit complete

Elmbridge Borough Council (EBC) has completed an important step on its journey to becoming carbon neutral by 2030 – EBC now knows its “Carbon Footprint”. Following a comprehensive audit, EBC now has the baseline data on the location and volume of the carbon emissions across the council’s operations. This is an essential measurement to ensure […]

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Local Service Update

Please see below an update on services, communication and support for the Elmbridge community. Supporting the vulnerable Our customer service centre is seeing an increase in the volume of calls, emails and online forms regarding Universal Credit, council tax support and housing benefit in line with the national rise in applications ; we are supporting people as […]

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Local Service Update

Please see below an update on services, communication and support for the Elmbridge community. Supporting the vulnerable This is an unsettling and worrying time for those in our community who are receiving/applying for universal credit, housing benefits and council tax support.  Our customer service centre is seeing an increase in the volume of calls, emails and online […]

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Think like an Astronaut

The next Elmbridge Business Network business masterclass is “Think like an astronaut”. Teamwork and communication skills are vital to the success of any business. There are a few places where the consequences of bad teamwork and communication are as dire as they are in outer space. The EBN is holding an interactive workshop where businesses […]

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Elmbridge Lottery Begins!

Over fifty local good causes have now signed up to the Elmbridge Community Lottery.  Tickets went on sale on 28 February, with the first draw taking place on 28 March.  There is a chance to win £25,000 as well as support local good causes. How does it work? Tickets will cost £1 with 60p going […]

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