“Wombling” Continues in 2021

Although the monthly BRA Litter Picks have been suspended for the moment, we believe that “Wombling” can continue being part of daily exercise. Many folk have adopted a road, or two, near where they live, and are Wombling there. They pick up any litter on their “patch” whilst keeping a safe distance from others, in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BRA Autumn 2020 Newsletter

The Autumn 2020 Newsletter has been delivered to all households by BRA Road Stewards. A risk assessment has been completed and guidance given to all our Road Stewards on the preparation and delivery of Newsletters and Collection of subscriptions during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The next newsletter will be published in May/June 2021

Blue Hearts Update

Blue Hearts sign outside of The Grange

Further to our previous article on the Blue Heart signs in place on some of the A246 verges which have been left unmown this summer to allow wildflowers to bloom and encourage a diversity of pollinators. The verges on the A246 lived up to our expectations with a variety of wildflowers continuing to flower as […]

Minutes of 2020 BRA AGM

Minutes of the 93rd AGM held on 17th September 2020 and Directors’ Report For Year Ending 2019