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Helping the community during COVID-19 and useful links

As people self isolate there’s a growing need for help in our communities with the delivery of food, medicines, and even taking pets for a walk. Helping locally in our communities is an important element of being a Liberal Democrat. We’d encourage any members to either sign-post others to, or take part themselves with some […]

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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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Investing in Weybridge

New building development in Weybridge has meant that we have around £500,000 to invest in projects that improve our lives in Weybidge. If your organisation has a project that will contribute to Weybridge’s infrastructure then apply for a grant from Elmbridge borough. You can apply for grants up to £500,000 from 13 February. Click here […]

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Unauthorised moorings on the Thames

I regularly paddle up and down the river between Weybridge and Walton whilst training as a member of Weybridge Rowing Club and Thames Valley Skiff Club. Over the last few years I have witnessed a significant increase in boats moored without permission along the river. Within the Public Right of Navigation there is deemed a […]

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20s Plenty for Us

Why reduce speeds in our residential streets?There are a whole host of reasons but in climate emergency terms it is to enable people to travel in the safest, healthiest and greenest way that we know and that is by cycling. We know that people will cycle if they feel safe.  The way to do this […]

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Brooklands Business Park Accessibility Project

Your local councillors recently attended an update briefing from Surrey CC’s Transport Strategy Project Manager and Transport Planner on the work planned to provide improved pedestrian and cycling paths from Weybridge town centre to the station and through to Brooklands Park.  Some preparatory work has already been completed: Last summer clearing of ground-covering scrub and […]

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Cycling to a new level

The regular monthly Sunday Elmbridge cycle ride is called off because of the weather.  The next ride will be on Sunday 8th March.  But if you want to look towards the summer the Elmbridge Cycle Group is planning cycle tour in Switzerland – to ride from the source of the River Rhine to Lake Constance […]

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Investing in our infrastructure – CIL

The application period for the 2020-2021 CIL funding round for local projects will open on Thursday 13 February 2020 for a period of six weeks. Applications must be completed and submitted by midnight on Sunday29 March 2020. More about CIL here. After this closing date, applicants who have applied by the closing date will have a further four […]

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Monica Harding thanks local voters and activists for their support

The Liberal Democrat candidate Monica Harding fought a powerful campaign in the General Election in Esher & Walton – gaining 28,389 votes against the current Tory MP Dominic Raab’s 31,132. Although Monica was 2,743 short of winning the contest, the result showed a strong swing towards the Liberal Democrats – in fact the largest swing […]

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We are not a ‘safe seat’ any longer

The old adage about ‘safe seats’ does not apply in the Esher & Walton constituency any longer. Here’s the proof. Elmbridge voted decisively ‘remain’ in the European election by voting for the Liberal Democrats – ahead of the Brexit Party and the Conservatives. And the most recent YouGov poll in the Esher & Walton constituency […]