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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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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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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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Making a Splash

The Residents Association and Liberal Democrat Administration – which runs Elmbridge Borough Council – has confirmed its plans for opening the Borough’s Paddling Pools this summer. The paddling pools at Oatlands and Churchfields Recreation Grounds are usually open for the school summer holidays. This year the situation is complicated by the pandemic and the need […]

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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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Broadwater Lake

Following from the success of the construction of a properly laid footpath from Grenside Road in Weybridge to Cowey Sale, championed by Cllr Andrew Davis, many residents commented on the state of Broadwater Lake which had become silted up and obscured by fallen trees. Local councillors agreed to the request to use Community Infrastructure Levy […]

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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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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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