Christmas Charity Post Cancelled

Fetcham, Bookham and Effingham Christmas Charity Post Cancelled www.charitypost.org  Because of the current situation with the Corona Virus, the CCP Committee have decided that, unfortunately, it will not be possible to go ahead with the local Christmas Charity Post this year. We thank you for your support in the past. We are so sorry that […]

Bookham Community Fridge Has Moved!

Report from Valerie Lambert The Community Fridge is on the move! On Friday 17th July we moved the fridges and freezers and everything connected with the distribution of food to The Bookham Youth Centre.  We have been so grateful to the Baptist Church for being so accommodating and supportive over the last few months as […]

Improvement Works to Bookham Station and Footbridge.

Update from Network Rail on Works at Bookham Station. From Jonny Nesbitt: Stakeholder & Public affairs manager (Wessex). I am writing to let you know that Network Rail will be carrying out improvement works at Bookham Station. The work will start in July 2020 and are expected to be completed by January 2021.  Most of […]

Epsom Hospital

Epsom Hospital – Return to Normal Service. Message from Chris Grayling – MP for Epsom & Ewell I have been asked to provide an update about the return of normal service at Epsom Hospital. This is the current situation. Outpatient departments are now accepting all referrals from GPs and doing 50% of the consultations virtually. […]

Current Trading Position in Effingham

The link below to Effingham Residents Association contains information on the retail shops that are open and traders that are within walking distance from the village. Following the devastating fire, Effingham is now left with only three shops open, The Bakery, Parkers and the Community Store. Shops and traders in Effingham and surrounding area

Food Waste Collection

Message From Paul Anderson – MVDC Executive Head of Service Amey will be implementing some changes to the refuse and recycling collection service with effect from Monday 18 May.  The changes have been introduced based on a review of the efficiency of the existing rounds, and also a review of the effectiveness of the vehicles […]

Local Businesses – Have you claimed your Business Support Grant?

We have been advised by MVDC that a number of local businesses have yet to claim their Business Support Grant.  If you have had 100% business rates relief, you probably qualify. Up until 17th April MVDC has paid out over 700 grants totalling £9.5m to local businesses. There approximately 500 eligible business in MVDC yet […]

Coronavirus Response Funding Available Now!

The Coronavirus Response Fund has launched to support local charities and voluntary organisations that are assisting some of Surrey’s most vulnerable people. Donations raised through the Community Foundation’s own local Coronavirus Response Fund, as well as funds made available for distribution in Surrey from the National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal will support community and voluntary […]