Future Mole Valley Draft Local Plan: BRA Response Submitted

We have finished our response to the Draft Local Mole Valley Local Plan and delivered it to the Council on Monday, 23rd March. I need to thank many people who spent far too many hours of their personal time responding to this weighty document. Also thanks to Richard Davey and Dan Coffin of IliveinBookham Facebook […]

Generic Shopping List

Bookham resident, Valerie Gallard, has been helping her neighbours with their shopping and to make things that bit easier she has a shopping list for each of her neighbours and drops off the shopping list at village shops and collects later and helps with Social Distancing. Valerie has produced a list that you can download […]

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 […]

Litter Pick Cancelled Until Further Notice; but you can “Womble”!

We have decided that under the current circumstances we will cancel the monthly group litter pick. Although we meet outside inevitably we do get close to each other and many volunteers are in that at-risk category. We  realise that your lives will not be the same without picking up litter, but you still can if […]

Newsletter March 2020

We are now publishing a regular Newsletter in the centre pages of the Bookham edition of Look Local. By working with the Look Local team we  increasing the print circulation of the Newsletter to all residents in Bookham. You can click on the image below to read the newsletter as a PDF.

Litter Pickers and Tree Wardens busy in Bookham!

On 2nd February the Litter Pickers were out in force with over 30 volunteers working their way around the village. In parallel the Tree Wardens were working on the verges on the A246 at the top of the High Street clearing overgrown bushes and conifer cuttings that had been dumped there. The team also planted […]

The Planter Planted!

Update – 24th January 2020 A big thanks to The Vineries for planting up the new planter in Church Road. It’s been a long haul getting it in place. After receiving the money from Mole Valley Council and permission from Surrey County Council, I ordered a black planter to match the black and gold litter […]

Howard of Effingham – Admissions Criteria 2021 Consultation

A consultation on the  admissions criteria to the Howard of Effingham from 2021 has been published by the School. David Cox has made a submission on behalf of the BRA. Parents have also been invited to make a submission to the Howard of Effingham School. Biography  David Cox is responsible for the BRA’s Education and […]

Community Transport Services

​Mole Valley Life, or Dial a Ride as we still think of it, is available to residents. Registration as a member is required and for normal journeys you can then book a “bus” up to 7 days in advance, medical appointments up to 28 days in advance and paid employment up to 14 days in […]