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Environment Health Safety Town Centre

Out-of-hours noise service returns

          Elmbridge’s out-of-hours noise service has returned until September. The type of issues that Elmbridge can handle include: Car and intruder alarms Late night parties causing considerable disturbance Outdoor events and Elmbridge’s licensed premises Anti-social behaviour

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Countryside Culture Education Environment Health Leisure Town Centre Transport

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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Environment Housing Safety

Repair and Renew Grant

If your home was internally damaged by flooding between 1 December 2013 and 31 March 2014 you can apply for up to £5,000 to better protect your home against flooding.  This grant is administered by Surrey and is now available.  Applications can be submitted up to 30 September 2014.

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Environment Health Transport

Weybridge drains

          As part of its ongoing planned maintenance programme Surrey clears all the drains in Weybridge during December and January each year. There are only two weeks to go so if your local drain has not been cleared now is the time to report it.  There are four simple steps the […]

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Countryside Environment Leisure

Broadwater Lake

There has been good progress and it is now possible to walk most of the route.   There is some clearance work needed on the western end which the borough is carrying out with its own team.  This should be completed by the Spring.  Phase two involves the county dedicating the path whereby it is officially […]

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Environment Health Transport

Bus to Hospital

Ashford and St Peters Hospitals NHS Trust has decided to cease operating the Peterbus from 29 March 2013.  The number of passengers has been dropping year on year with an average now of just five passengers per journey.  The trust says that it is the only hospital trust in the country currently running a public […]

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Education Environment Health Leisure Parking Safety Town Centre Transport

20’s Plenty

A number of streets in Weybridge have speeds lower than 30mph – they are mainly private streets but Portmore Park is a 20mph zone too.  I think that all urban streets should have a 20mph limit – excluding classified roads. Surrey’s Conservative-run administration has rejected a call by the Liberal Democrats for Surrey’s speed limits […]

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Countryside Environment Leisure

Broadwater Lake

Following pressure from the Broadwater Lake Society with Focus team the borough’s strategic director, Ray Lee, has begun to bring the interested parties – landowners, tenants, Surrey and other bodies, together to discuss the causes of the delay in implementing the path on the north side and how they might be overcome.  The Walton Bridge […]

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Countryside Environment Health Leisure Planning Safety

Incinerator

The borough’s West Area Planning Sub-committee tonight decided to approve the officer’s recommendation to object to this proposal for the reasons given below.  Surrey has now had objections from Elmbridge, Guildford and Woking Boroughs on this matter.  Surrey will be considering its decision on 12 December at the earliest. Reasons for refusal: 1. The proposed […]

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Countryside Environment Health Planning Safety

Incinerator

There has been a lot of concern over the proposed incinerator.  Because the nature of the development the planning permission is given (or not) by Surrey and not Elmbridge.