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03/11/2017 - Flood Forum
Next meeting to be held at Centenary Hall Weds 15th Nov 2017, 7pm
The newly formed Flood Forum is supported by the National Flood Forum, a Charity that supports and represents flood risk communities.
The national Flood forum takes questions from local residents and puts them to the relevant authorities, those authorities are then invited to a meeting all at the same time along with the flood forum to answer the questions raised.
The idea is that a community working together has more influence than a member of the public working alone.
If you have a question to be raised by the Forum please email the Parish Clerk or come along to the next meeting.
03/11/2017 - The Neighbourhood Plan
The Neighbourhood Plan is important
Don't miss the opportunity to give your views.
The closing date for your questionnaire was 30th October 2017, if you didn't get yours in, in time you can still have your say at the
Open Day on Saturday 16th December at Centenary Hall
Your Village is Changing
Have Your Say About How it Changes
Burstow Parish Council is leading the preparation of a Neighbourhood Plan that will help define the future of our area and how it will change. Your views as a community are key to its success.
Please come along
WHAT IS A NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN?
- AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE PLANNING PROCESS.
- COMMUNITY LED FRAMEWORK FOR GUIDING FUTURE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT, REGENERATION AND CONSERVATION.
- DISCUSSES THE USES AND DEVELOPMENT OF LAND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STRATEGIC PRIORITIES OF TANDRIDGE DC.
- CONTAINS PLANNING PROPOSALS, AIMS AND POLICIES FOR THE LOCAL AREA.
- CAN BE A STATUTORY PLANNING DOCUMENT.
WHY GIVE YOUR VIEWS TO HELP CREATE A NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN?
- THE PLAN WILL AFFECT THE AREA IN WHICH YOU LIVE.
- AS A LOCAL STAKEHOLDER YOUR VIEWS WILL HELP SHAPE THE AREA AROUND YOU.
- IT HELPS GUIDE THE TYPE OF DEVELOPMENT YOU WANT TO SEE AND WHERE IT IS LOCATED.
- IT GATHERS LOCAL KNOWLEDGE AND OPINIONS ON WHICH TO BASE PLANNING DECISIONS.
- IT OFFERS FINE GRAINED DETAIL BUILDING ON THE OVERALL STRATEGY OF THE TANDRIDGE LOCAL PLAN.
- IT FOCUSES ATTENTION ON THE ISSUES THAT AFFECT YOUR AREA SUCH AS FLOODING, TRAFFIC AND PARKING.
21/07/2017 - Learn Through Play Preschool
"Learn Through Play Preschool is committed to providing a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment for children ages 2 to 4 where they can learn through play. We offer high quality, affordable childcare with rates of 1 adult to 4 children.
Our OFSTED inspection March 2017 resulted in a 'GOOD' outcome, reflecting on the dedication and support offered by the staff.
31/03/2017 - Annual Parish Meeting 2017
Thursday 6th April 2017
Centenary Hall, 7/7.30pm
Come and hear about the
See the New Community Art Garden & Get involved with the Neighbourhood Plan
Find out what the Council has done for the past year!
10/03/2017 - Winner !! Design B - Smallfield Community Art Garden
Thank you to all those who voted, Design B was the clear winner
We now need your help to get the project underway.
Local businesses have donated materials for the project, all we need now are volunteers to get the project started.
Please bring your shovels/spades/wheel barrows down to the site at Centenary Hall on
Friday 17th and Saturday 18th March
All welcome, maybe your a green fingered gardener or perhaps you do not have a garden of your own or you would just like to give something back to our community, whoever you are please come along and help us get this project off the ground. Email Burstow Parish Clerk your name and the dates you can attend.
There will be further dates in April to help
Read more about the garden and the project here
02/02/2017 - We Need your Vote! Smallfield Community Art Garden
Smallfield Community Art Garden is a new initiative to support the Health and Wellbeing of the residents of Smallfield.
On the 10th January 2017 a community consultation on the garden was held to meet local residents, share the details on the project and hear what you like to see to support the design of the garden.
The new garden will be created on the green space running alongside Smallfield Surgery and Centenary Hall car park.
Two designs have been created and we need your vote.
Please pop along to the Smallfield Centenary Hall, Wheelers Lane, Smallfield, RH6 9PT to see the final two designs and post your vote.
Voting is open to everyone, of any age, resident in the village of Smallfield.
The deadline for Voting is Monday 13th February 2017.
16/01/2017 - Community Speedwatch volunteers
Local volunteers have been out and about in Smallfield helping to prevent traffic speeding through our Village.
To continue this very visible deterrent on a regular basis we need more volunteers who are available during the day. The more people who can help the less time each person needs to contribute. Getting started is easy, you just need to attend a ONE HOUR training session with Surrey Police at Reigate station and then you will work in a small team at mutually agreed times in the Village.
So if you have some time available (doesn't matter how much or little) get in touch with the Parish Clerk on 01342 841880 or email@example.com and Jeannie will put you in contact with the Speed Watch team
16/01/2017 - Recycling in Tandridge
Residents who would like more information on recycling can find details:
- On the Council's website www.tandridge.gov.uk/recyclingandwaste.
- By following the Council on twitter (@TandridgeDC).
Councillor Tony Elias, Chairman of the Community Services Committee, said: "Our recycling service allows you to recycle much more from home - please try to recycle as much as possible."
Snow, ice and severe weather conditions
In severe weather information about collection delays and cancellations will be available on www.tandridge.gov.uk/serviceupdates,
by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01883 722000.
To receive this information by e-mail, please register for Tandridge News Direct at www.tandridge.gov.uk/newsdirect.
For more information contact Giuseppina Valenza, Head of Communications, on 01883 732704.
Party spokesmen: Councillor Gordon Keymer CBE (Con) 01883 717363 and Councillor Jeremy Pursehouse (Lib Dem) 01883 623025.
01/09/2016 - Protect Yourself from Rogue Traders
The Parish Council has received several reports about residents being duped by traders offering new driveways or claiming they have spotted a problem with your roof and offering to repair it at a discount price.
To protect yourself from opportunist traders such as this there are a few things you can do to protect yourself
1) Never accept unsolicited work from random house callers
2) Check Tandridge District Council's list of approved businesses
3) Use personal recommendations from friends and family
4) Never pay in advance or by cash
28/06/2016 - Overgrown or overhanging trees and hedges
The Parish Council would like to draw peoples attention to overgrown/overhanging trees and hedges. Pedestrians should be able to pass safely and with ease along pavements but unfortunately this is often not the case. We would ask all residents to please check and ensure that any vegetation on their property is not causing an obstruction and putting pedestrians in danger.
If your hedge is growing rapidly in this wet but warm weather please can you keep it cut back. Now that June is drawing to a close there should not be a problem with nesting birds and it is considered perfectly acceptable to carry out a side cut.
Many thanks for your help.
22/06/2016 - Council Tax Phone Scam
Council Tax phone scam is once again operating inner area.
Elderly residents are being called by someone claiming to work for Tandridge District Council. They are offering residents a reduced council tax band and a refund if they pay a £65 fee. They are then asked for their bank details. Unfortunately we are aware of at least one resident who has paid the fee.
Tandridge District Council will never contact residents to ask for bank or other personal details. They always ask residents tp call 01883 722000 to speak to staff so they can be sure they are talking to council officers.
If you know of anyone who is contacted please ask them to call Consumer Direct 03454 040506, visit www.adviceguide.org.uk or call Surrey Police on 101.
25/05/2016 - Smallfield Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator
Smallfield runs a strong Neighbourhood Watch scheme, to do this successfully it requires as many residents in the village and surrounding area to join in, the idea is to have as many roads represented as possible.
If your road does not yet have a coordinator and you wish to put your name forward please email email@example.com
15/01/2016 - The Surrey Green Network
The Surrey Green Network is a group of local residents encouraging others to reduce what they're throwing away, from wasting less food to recycling and reusing more to composting at home.
The Network volunteers attend local events, fairs, festivals and community days with an information stall, activities, advice and plenty of tools to help other get started in wasting less.
Volunteers are supported by a dedicated Project Coordinator and can choose how much time they spend with the team on days that suit them. They also earn rewards the more time they spend volunteering.
We would really appreciate any help letting local residents know about this opportunity. For a registration form, or just to find out more, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday Market at Centenary Hall
9.00am - 12.00noon
Dates for 2017
February 11 & 25
March 11 & 25
April 8 & 22
May 6 & 20
June 3 & 17
July 1 & 29
Sept 9 & 23
Oct 7 & 21
Nov 4 & 18
Dec 2 & 16
Whats going on at Centenary Hall
Throughout the week various classes are held at Centenary Hall, see a daily list here
Over 50's Table Tennis club - (9.45-11.45am) and an
Open session on a Friday morning - (9am-12 noon)
Play for 1 hour for £1 per person if no one is waiting then you can pay and stay some more. Bats and balls available for a returnable deposit. No unaccompanied minors but children with a responsible adult are welcome.
Yoga - (6pm ish)
Fitness class - (7.30pm)
Tai Chi - beginners and intermediate classes - (9.45am & 11am)
Badminton - (8.00pm) (need to book with East surrey College)
Short Mat Bowls - (10am - 12pm)
Move Fitness - (7.30pm - 8.30pm)
Fitness League - (10am - 12pm)
Yoga - (7.30pm)
Dance Mania Latin American & Ballroom dancing from - (7.30pm)
Dance Mania Latin American & Ballroom dancing from - (7.30pm)
Table Tennis open session - (9am - 12 noon)
Play for 1 hour for £1 per person - if no one is waiting then you can pay and stay some more. Bats and balls available for a returnable deposit. No unaccompanied minors but children with a responsible adult are welcome.
Whitesides School of Dance run classes everyday of the week for times and classes check their website