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Elmbridge sets out plans to invest £1 million of Shared Prosperity Fund

As part of the levelling-up agenda, the government has made available £1 Million Pounds to Elmbridge through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. This week the council have presented plans for how the money will be spent across the Borough. Councillor Robin Stephens, Portfolio Holder for Economy and Local Enterprise, said: “We are excited to present […]

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Love Elmbridge – Back the plan

Liberal Democrat Councillors on Elmbridge Borough Council are urging residents to get behind the Council’s new Local Plan or risk thousands of new homes being imposed across Elmbridge. The Liberal Democrats, working with Resident Councillors, have put forward a Draft Local Plan for Regulation 19 Consultation, prior to submission to the Government Inspector, that will […]

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Elmbridge government Leisure

The future of Elmbridge Paddling Pools

Part of our Vision is providing play resources for children across the Borough. We are also supportive of retaining facilities where possible. Sustainability must be at the centre of the long term answer though, as it is with all of our plans toward Vision 2030. The paddling pools in Elmbridge based in Weybridge are coming […]

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Elmbridge government Leisure Walton

Walton Playhouse – The Truth

The Conservatives have been claiming that the Elmbridge Liberal Democrats plan to demolish the Playhouse. This is untrue. The Lib Dem/Resident Association administration has been working together with the users of the Cecil Hepworth Playhouse in Walton to help secure its future by transferring its day-to-day management to a new community-run approach while the building […]

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Elmbridge government Environment Planning

Shaping a sustainable and thriving Elmbridge

Lib Dem and Resident Plan stands up for the people of Elmbridge   Liberal Democrat and Resident Councillors on Elmbridge Borough Council will be putting forward a Local Plan that will deliver the homes we need and protect the character of our Borough including its precious Green Belt.   On 16 March 2022, the Elmbridge Draft Local […]

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Delivering our Vision for Elmbridge

As we emerge from the pandemic, the leaders of Lib Dem/RA-run Elmbridge Borough Council have set out their exciting vision for the year ahead, prioritising the wellbeing and safety of all local residents and businesses.  “Our Council Plan for 2022/23” which delivers on many of the commitments set out by Elmbridge Liberal Democrats ahead of […]

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Elmbridge government Planning

Local Plan: fighting for the best outcome for Elmbridge

Responding to comments by Dominic Raab and some Conservative Councillors about the development of Elmbridge Council’s Local Plan, Cllr Bruce McDonald, the Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, said: “It is disappointing to see these Tory lies. Liberal Democrat and Resident Councillors are working together to secure the best possible outcome for Elmbridge and our […]

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One-off garden waste collection announced

Elmbridge Borough Council has announced that a one off garden waste collection is being arranged for the first two weeks of November so bins can be emptied. Over the next few days subscribers to the garden waste service are receiving an email or letter letting them know the date of their collection. It will either […]

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Garden Waste Latest

Here’s the latest on the impact of the HGV Driver shortage on our Garden Waste Service. We are finding our residents know what’s causing shortages and queues at petrol stations and who is responsible for it. However we think residents don’t want to see their Councillors engaging in argy bargy and blame shifting. They expect us to […]

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Garden Waste Service – the impact of national HGV driver shortage

You can hardly move without hearing about the national shortage of qualified HGV drivers. The Road Haulage Association estimates that we have a shortfall of some 100,000 drivers at the moment (nearly 20% reduction on pre-2020 figures.) They put this down to: Covid exodus: many EU drivers returned home during the pandemic and the vast […]

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