We’re looking for shops able to help deliver and offer services for our most vulnerable and those self isolating We’re putting together a list of local shops that are able to make deliveries, can make use of volunteers to provide deliveries, and take orders/payment over the phone. We’ll be looking to publish the details of […]
Our monthly newsletter Focus is out and being delivered to homes across Elmbridge. If you have not received yours, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. This Focus talks about the Elmbridge Climate Emergency, car parking and the council’s consultations related to the Local Plan, plus more.
Hersham Hall has now been closed for several years following an independent condition survey which judged it to be dangerous due to a number of building related issues needing attention. It was also during this period deemed unfit for purpose as a sports hall and was underused. £650,000 of taxpayers’ money spent on short term […]
Thank goodness for the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) – a tax that is levied on developers when they build new homes. Without CIL funds, it is hard to see how St James School would have found the money to make badly needed improvements to their buildings. Their annual grant for capital projects is just £9,000. On […]
On Wednesday 2nd October, Weybridge Riverside ward councillors met with representatives from the Environment Agency and their consultants in the team tasked with River Thames Flood Alleviation Scheme. This work has been ongoing for several years now, with serious hydraulic modelling of flows in the Thames around Weybridge. The outcome of the most recent work […]
Following the Conservatives’ loss of three seats in the recent Elmbridge Borough Council election and the gains made by both the Liberal Democrats and the Residents Associations, the two groups have now formed a joint administration for 2019/20. This was confirmed at the Annual Council held on Wednesday 15 May 2019. The Liberal Democrats have […]
Safer, Greener, Smarter Environment Climate Change is an existential threat to humankind. We will put Elmbridge on a path to become carbon neutral and will adopt appropriate policies to this end. We will work with local businesses and residents to identify and implement smart and practical measures to achieve our goal. This work will bring […]
On 5 December 2018, Conservative Elmbridge councillors voted to increase the charges in Elmbridge car parks – at a level well above inflation. They also voted to extend the hours of charging. These changes were implemented in January 2019. Lib Dems and Residents councillors opposed these changes but had insufficient votes to overturn the Conservative […]