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Surrey government Tax

Financial crisis worsens at County Hall as Tories ask Surrey residents to pay more for less

Liberal Democrats on Surrey County Council (SCC) have criticised the Conservative-administration for budget proposals containing £54m of further cuts to services and a 6% council tax rise. The budget recommendations are due be approved by the County Council on Tuesday 6th February. Liberal Democrats are concerned that a rise of nearly 6% is “unaffordable for many Surrey […]

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Safety Surrey government Weybridge

Blackspots in Weybridge

ACCIDENTS WAITING TO HAPPEN ON OUR ROADS Many Weybridge residents are acutely aware of the traffic dangers in their neighbourhoods and on the roads they use as they go about their lives. Five local ‘black spots’ have been brought to our attention recently: Grenside Road (behind Thames Street), the junction by the station (again), Mayfield Road, […]

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Education Safety Transport Weybridge

Footpath on the news

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Claygate Countryside Safety

Claygate Horse Crossing

On the afternoon of Saturday, 14 June 2014, following a collision with an unsuspecting motorist there was the tragic death of a horse. It was spooked by selfish fly-tipping, lost its experienced rider and in fear bolted straight out into the road. I have managed with the help of the Claygate community, the Equestrian Community, […]

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Leisure Town Centre Transport

Prudential RideLondon

Depending on your point of view, on Sunday, 2 August Weybridge will be either in lockdown or witnessing first-hand the biggest event of the year.  The Prudential RideLondon is the world’s greatest festival of cycling with 95,000+ cyclists participating in events on traffic free roads in London and Surrey.  There are lots of great places […]

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Education Health Leisure Safety Town Centre Transport

Cycle Paths for Weybridge

There has been much talk of new cycle paths and network for Weybridge at Surrey recently.  To see what we could do click here.  In the Netherlands they have taken it to a new level.  Contact me if you want you join a newly form Weybridge Cycling Campaign.

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Planning Safety Town Centre Transport Weybridge

Baker Street Plans

As part of the planning conditions, Morrison has to pay for traffic calming in Baker Street.  The draft plans are below and have been sent to Surrey’s transportation development planning team to agree as a condition of the planning permission.  What do you think?         You can open up a larger map […]

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Education Planning Transport

Heathside School

Surrey is seeking planning permission to raise Heathside’s school numbers. Originally Heathside School was given permission for 920 pupils but by 1996 it had increased its number, without planning permission, to 1352. On being challenged for this discrepancy it sought retrospective planning permission from the borough to increase its number in 2005. This was refused, […]

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Health Transport

Baker Street Traffic

Now that the associated roadworks for Morrison’s development are largely complete traffic should reduce along Baker Street.  These are the “developer’s” draft proposals for Baker Street.  The scheme is currently with Surrey’s Transportation Development Planning Team to agree as a condition of the planning permission.  There might be an option for a 20mph limit (or […]

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Business Environment Parking Planning Town Centre Transport

Morrisons

Thank you for all your questions and comments.  These are the answers that Morrison gave me today at our meeting. When will Monument Hill be opened?  This afternoon. Will all of the street work be complete?  No there will be short closures from time to time.  The pedestrian crossing is still to be finished and […]

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