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Elmbridge government Planning

Manby Lodge School Artificial Pitch & Garden Area

Weybridge CIL board has received bids for £413,000 and has a fund of £510,000 derived from CIL. Manby Lodge School Artificial Pitch & Garden Area – £17,000 (matched by £15,000) – score 74% The application is to install an artificial grass pitch and enlarge the garden area. The project would replace the ball court area […]

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Elmbridge government Planning

Heathside School Paved Area & Outdoor Shelter

Weybridge CIL board has received bids for £413,000 and has a fund of £510,000 derived from CIL. Heathside School Paved Area & Outdoor Shelter – £58,859 (matched by £47,000) – score 74% The application is to install a canopy and paved area to create an outdoor shelter. Area that is created would provide the additional […]

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Education Health Social Care Surrey government

Special Educational Needs and Disability 

Surrey county is undertaken several consultations and it is seeking your views by 4 January 2019 to help it shape the special educational needs and disability (Send) services throughout Surrey for the future Surrey says that its draft strategy includes proposals for giving support as early as possible, which would be better for those who need […]

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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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British government Elmbridge government Surrey government

Public workers’ pay cap

We believe that the government should end immediately the public sector pay cap and allow public organisations to arrange their own pay structures. For example, Elmbridge borough does not follow national pay agreements simply because we could not recruit the staff we need if we kept pay within the British government’s guidelines. Since the recent dramatic […]

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Claygate Cobham Ditton Education Weybridge

Elmbridge Youth Service

Surrey is halving the funding for Claygate and Weybridge youth centres.  Given the cut is so severe, Surrey has given the youth centre management committees time to raise funds from other sources before withdrawing its own funding – although it will not wait for ever (or even a year).  If you are in a position […]

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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 […]

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Education

Brooklands College Governor?

Brooklands College is a further and higher education college located in our town. It is one of Surrey’s largest providers of vocational training and further and higher education. Its course offering is diverse, with students travelling long distances to benefit from the Brooklands College experience. The students leave with qualifications and skills that stand them […]

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Education Tax

Tories slash Surrey education funding by £250 million

Conservatives will cut the education budget by £253 million in Surrey by 2020 if they were in national government on their own, official research shows. The Tories would be forced to slash local spending on schools,colleges, and nurseries to keep pace with George Osborne’s plan to drastically reduce spending. The research, based on official House […]

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Culture Education Leisure

Elmbridge Museum

New school membership scheme launched.  As part of its new services, Elmbridge Museum offers an exciting range of learning opportunities for local schools and community groups. Over the last few months, Elmbridge Museum’s learning team has been meeting with teachers from across Surrey to talk to them about their outreach sessions and how the museum […]

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