Lavender Catering and Mid Surrey Community Fridges Launch “Outreach Connect”

Lavender Catering team

When local Bookham company, Lavender Catering, experienced a severe reduction in the number of functions they were catering for during the COVID-19 lock down, owner Melanie Williams turned her attention to providing a much needed free meals service to NHS staff at eight local hospitals. The NHS paid for supplies, and Melanie’s team prepared the […]

Blue Hearts Have Been Planted!

Blue heart sign

The first batch of “Blue Hearts”, kindly made and painted by Nick Haynes in Woodlands Road, have been ‘planted’ in the following locations A246 north side east from Dobbes (3) A246 south side east from Dobbes  (3) A246 south side west from Bocketts roundabout (2) It is great to see that new wildflowers are coming […]

Claire’s Great Bookham Mask Tree

Claire Ede - Great Bookham Mask Tree

Bookham resident Claire Ede has been very busy over the last few months creating face coverings for people to use when out and about. So far Claire has made nearly 800 masks. They are made from three layers cotton with a lightweight interfacing or cotton/polycotton filter layer and follow World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines. It […]

Wild Flowers and Village Planting

Earlier this year BRA Tree Warden, Frances Fancourt, reached agreement with Openreach, the owners of the telephone exchange in Church Road, that she could “adopt” the land in front of the exchange to plant wild flowers seeds. They have started to bloom now and looking lovely. As part of the Blue Heart scheme Frances will […]

Control of Dogs on Bookham Common

Little Bookham resident, Kirsten Asmussen, raised an important issue about dogs and some unpleasant and damaging incidents on Bookham Common on social media which created a lot of comments and concerns from residents. As a result, the BRA, Friends of Bookham Common, Bookham Councillors and representatives of the National Trust (NT) have met several times […]

Bookham Says “Thank You” to Our Local Traders and Essential Workers

You may have noticed on all the BRA Noticeboards around the village we have added a “Thank You” poster to all our local traders and essential workers who have kept and continue to keep the village going with our everyday needs. If you would like to print out an A4  copy for your window etc […]

Traders in Bookham – Updated 15th June

Following the easing of lockdown conditions Our friends over at “I Live In Bookham” have consolidated input from Bookham traders on the availability of their products, services and opening hours.  Details below:

Look Local – May 2020

Our friends over at Look Local have had to stop printing and publishing their popular monthly magazine which would normally be delivered to every household in Bookham. They have however produced an online edition for May. There’s lots of news from groups in Bookham in addition to services that are available from local traders and […]

Local Information Services

There are a number of e-mail information and notification services available from MVDC, the Police etc. that residents may wish to subscribe to.  Clicking on the buttons to the right will take you to the service provider’s sign up page. We will be updating this page on a regular basis. In The Know – Surrey […]

Social Distancing

Our local shops are doing a great job in keeping us supplied but please do remember to follow the Government’s social distancing guidelines when out and about in the village. There have been examples of people crowded in village shops and totally ignoring the guidelines. If any one of those people have the virus then there […]