COVID-19 Community Vaccination Programme for Surrey – FAQs

Information from NHS Surrey Heartlands Clinical Commissioning Group.  Please do not to contact the NHS to seek a Covid-19 vaccine appointment, you will be contacted when an appointment is available, and please be patient.  When you are contacted, please attend your booked appointment. Also to  remind people that both doses of the vaccine are needed […]

Action Needed to Protect Our Open Green Space. Statutory Consultation Now Closed

The statutory consultation period has now closed and over 70 Letters of Representation have been submitted to MVDC Planning Department. A big “thank you” to everyone who submitted a Letters of Representation. If you would like to see the submissions you may do so on the MVDC Planning Application page: MVDC Planning Application MO/2020/2070 Letters […]

Wonky Village Sign!

You may have noticed in the last few days that the Bookham village sign at the top of the High St / Lower Shott has been leaning at an odd angle. To ensure there is no likelihood of the sign coming down and causing damage or an accident the sign has been taken down temporarily […]

Howard of Effingham School: Work to Commence in 2021?

We have seen on other social media sites that Berkeley Homes are saying that work could  commence on the Howard of Effingham development early in the New Year. However several planning issues have yet to resolved so the external post below from Berkeley Homes is for information only at this stage. We hope that in […]

Information on accessing food banks and community fridges in the district

Message from Mole Valley District Coucil Helping Families with Food Poverty in Mole Valley Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) will do all it can to prevent children from going hungry this winter.  The main MVDC website and main phone line (01306 885001) both provide information for anyone with financial difficulties who may be struggling to […]

Enjoying the High Street & Church Road Christmas Lights?

Thanks again to Christian Dowse and his team at DCI on Bookham Industrial Estate for his quick work in getting all of the Christmas lights up again especially in this difficult year. Our High Street, Lower Shott and Church Road retailers have added their own displays and it has been good to see so many […]

Future Mole Valley 2020 Newsletter + Timetable

We have received this update on the Future Mole Valley Local Plan and timetable. You can click on the links within the Newsletter.  It is interesting to note that MVDC is applying more consideration to the Green Belt issue which was raised by residents and the BRA’s responses earlier this year. Les Huett BRA Communications  

Squareabout / East Street Flooding: Work to Commence Early in 2021

Residents may recall that in July 2018 the BRA submitted a petition on behalf of and supported by the village to Surrey County Council (SCC) to resolve the long standing issue of the extensive flooding at the junction of the Squareabout and East Street. The petition was accepted and since then there has been much […]

It’s National Tree Week and the Bookham Tree Wardens are ready to help you.

Did you watch BBC’s Countryfile on Sunday evening? And did it inspire you or your children to plant a tree? Christmas trees, holly trees, cherry blossom, autumn colour… It’s National Tree Week and the Bookham Tree Wardens are ready to help you. We can give you help and advice on the type of tree to plant, where […]