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Our community supports our foodbanks

Residents needing to make use of foodbanks has increased dramatically. Walton and Hersham have reported a 72% increase in the number of people in need of help against this time last year. Our foodbanks have managed to deliver for our residents while needing to overcome new operational difficulties due to Covid-19. Stock to prepare food […]

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Well being Weybridge

PPE for Care Homes – a personal account

On the second Thursday of “clapping for carers” it was encouraging to see so many venture on to the street and cheer and clap near our local care home. The co-owner of Heath Lodge reached out and explained they had a confirmed case of Covid-19 within one of their homes and were seriously short of PPE. I’m […]

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Lockdown Love

In these strange times, the people of  Elmbridge have been showing wonderful acts of kindness. Below is a small sample: notes through doors of vulnerable people offering help of any type by giving a contact name, address and phone number. for an isolating couple, who get food delivered from the supermarket, each week a cake (or brownies, flapjacks […]

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Foodbank information

During the current emergency there have been some necessary changes to the way most foodbanks are operating to keep people safe. Here is a summary of the information on the EBC website at: https://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/foodbanks/ Walton & Hersham Foodbank Tel: 0203 328 0243 / 07884 046665  Referring agencies, e.g. Citizens Advice, Home School Link Worker, local Church, […]

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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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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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St James School gets new toilets and cloakrooms

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 […]

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This is the Liberal Democrat Manifesto for Elmbridge

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 […]

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Our kind of Elmbridge

Is a place where our towns and villages are thriving communities with flourishing local businesses and services centrally located. Is a place where all our open spaces are valued and protected.  A place where the Green Belt is not built on. Is a place where the local council is fully accountable to local people, where […]

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