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What’s happening with the new Weybridge Cinema?

Much needed town centre development Weybridge residents are looking forward to having a new independent cinema at the site of Weybridge Hall. This might be the first of several enhancements to the life of the town centre. However, people have expressed concern over the lack of any update and apparent delay in the development moving […]

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Elmbridge government Environment Leisure Parking Planning Safety Tax Town Centre Weybridge

CIL Bids in Weybridge

When most new developments in Weybridge are built the developer has to pay a tax referred to as CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) to help fund any increased needs locally, as  a consequence of the building. This infrastructure can be equipment for schools, health centres, community centres or safer or better designed streets.  CIL funds may only […]

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Leisure Weybridge

Weybridge Hall

The Elmbridge Liberal Democrat coalition put forward a proposal for the conversion of the Weybridge Hall into a cinema with flats above.  This was agreed by the council on 19 April this year. This would be a great addition to the evening economy with people typically adding a meal or drinks to the occasion.  Ample […]

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Culture Town Centre Weybridge

Design a Flowerbed Competition – open till 27 January

Elmbridge Borough is holding a competition for local 7-11 year olds – one of the many activities being held nationwide to celebrate the UK-India Year of Culture in 2017. The challenge is to design a circular flowerbed based on the vibrant colours and some of the more simple designs found in India. The winning design […]

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Let’s Join the EU

Looking back over the history of the European Union I wish we had joined at the beginning in 1951 when the European Coal and Steel Community was inaugurated.  I think that Europe would have been a better place today had we done so – but there is no point crying over spilt milk. British Empire […]

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Cobham Culture Hersham

Napoleon meets his Waterloo

Painshill welcomes back the Napoleonic Association for a special re-enactment to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. On both there will be incredible sights and dramatic performances as the soldiers, officers and camp followers re-enact various scenes, including the raising of the flag, a drill parade and a skirmish. There will be […]

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Cobham Culture Leisure

“Little Foodies” fully catered for at the 2015 Elmbridge Food Festival

Local children’s entertainers will join the bigger and better ‘Little Foodies’ area to ensure the whole family has a great time at this year’s Elmbridge Food Festival.  Face-painting, balloon modelling, art and crafts, drama and ball skills will all be part of the free entertainment on offer on Saturday, 26 and Sunday, 27 September. There […]

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Cobham Culture Leisure

Elmbridge Food Festival

It is almost time for the return of the Elmbridge Food Festival held again as last year in Painshill Park, Cobham on Saturday, 26 and Sunday, 27 September. There will be around fifty stalls serving cuisine from around the world, as well as food and drink demonstrations and a variety of musical acts.  The centrepiece […]

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Culture Leisure

Proms in the Park Weybridge

        Leisure Live, the borough’s annual flagship event, has become bolder and bigger this year and will start on a high note with the introduction of the first ever Summer Proms in The Park at Churchfields Recreation Ground on Friday 3 July from 7:00 to 10:00. Bring your picnic and deck chairs along […]

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Culture Health Leisure Social Care

How can time banking help you?

Find out at a talk to be given at 10:00, on Tuesday, 14 July, at All Saints Church, Chestnut Avenue, Esher, KT10 8JL. Within the borough we have a wealth of skills, interests and experience that we can share with each other.  Sharing these things can help to make our society better and Timebanking is a really […]