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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mole Valley Life – Winter 2020 Newsletter

The Mole Valley Life Winter 2020 newsletter has been published and there is a lot of useful information for our senior and/or vulnerable residents and their carers. Click on the image below to visit the Mole Valley Life website and the 2020 Newsletter. 

Remembrance Sunday and Remembrance Day – 11th November

This year the annual Remembrance Sunday(8th) and Remembrance Day (11th) public events will not be taking place in the village. St Nicholas Church will be holding an on line Service of Remembrance from 10.30 am on 8th November which will be available to view afterwards. The BRA will be laying wreaths at the War Memorials […]

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 […]

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 […]