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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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Education Oxshott Transport

Cycling in Oxshott, Fairmile and Stoke

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.  H G. Wells Cllr John O’Reilly, who represents Hersham at Surrey and is also the chair of Surrey Elmbridge Local Committee, is known as a cyclist and is keen to make cycling safer in Elmbridge.  To do so, would […]

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Surrey government Weybridge

Weybridge Spine Cycleway

We have been promoting a cycleway through Weybridge for a number of years and despite many setbacks, practical steps are now being made.  The cycleway will link Byfleet to Weybridge and pass by M&S, Tescos, The Heights, The London and Brooklands Museum,  Brooklands College, Heathside School, St George’s School, the station and the town centre, […]

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Safety Transport Weybridge

Grotto Road junction – Weybridge

The Grotto Road, Thames Street junction in Weybridge is notorious for road danger – the pedestrian risk and traffic around school times is horrendous. What makes it really dangerous is that there is no footpath by the fence in Grotto Road. Many primary age children walk by themselves or with their parents either alongside the […]

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Safety Transport

Slower speeds, safer streets

Surrey’s Conservative Leader, David Hodge, when giving evidence about 20mph speed limits to a House of Commons Select Committee in 2014 said: “The problem is that it is all very well putting in a 20mph limit, but unless somebody is going to enforce it you have wasted a whole lot of money. My view is […]

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Environment Planning Safety Town Centre Transport

Cycling Strategy comes to Weybridge

The Weybridge cycling campaign welcomes the move to set Weybridge as the town in Elmbridge to begin the new cycling strategy.  This five year strategy looks to the present and future needs of the town in planning new facilities for cyclists.  The main trust will be to plan for a network of safe cycling routes […]

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Education Health Safety

Surrey urged to fund 20 mph limits

For a background on why 20mph is so important see here. The Surrey Liberal Democrats are calling on the Surrey administration to provide the necessary funding to implement 20 mph speed limits outside Surrey schools where requested by the school and the local community. Introducing a 20mph limit on all our streets is probably the most […]

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Education

Lib Dem £28.6 million school boost

Disadvantaged primary school pupils in Surrey are set to receive £28.6 million to boost attainment, the Liberal Democrats have announced. The Pupil Premium funding for 2015/16 will help teachers to support those children at most risk of falling behind their colleagues.  It means primary schools will receive £1,320 for every school pupil who has registered […]

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