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 […]

Clarity on Local Government Re-organisation

Message from Matt Blake – Senior Communications Officer MVDC Leaders of Surrey’s District and Borough Councils Welcome Government Clarity on Local Government Reorganisation Surrey Leaders welcome the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG’s) recent announcement and clarity on local government reorganisation. MHCLG makes it clear there is no compulsion for proposals for reform […]

Future Mole Valley Draft Local Plan Update

Update from Peter Seaward – BRA Chairman The BRA has been heavily involved in lobbying the Council to get a fair deal for Bookham from the Future Mole Valley Draft Local Plan. The BRA recognises, and wants the Council to respect, the effort and views expressed by all in the village as part of their […]

MVDC Business Webinars and Expert Advice Sessions

The MVDC Business Group are offering webinars and one-to-one expert advice sessions, run by the Retail Group are being offering free of charge to retail businesses, bookings can be made via: www.mvdcbusiness.eventbrite.com.

Former Bookham Youth Centre to be re-purposed as a COVID-19 Food Distribution Hub

The Surrey Local Resilience Forum will be re-purposing the former Bookham Youth Centre as a food distribution hub, as part of the their response to COVID-19. The Property Services team at Surrey County Council (SCC) identified the former Bookham Youth Centre site for use as a distribution hub, a suggestion that was ratified by the […]

MVDC Re-Opening for Business Guidance

Message from Candida Goulden – MVDC Economic Development Manager We appreciate that current circumstances have put a lot of pressure and uncertainty on many businesses.  We want to support businesses in our towns, villages and rural areas, following the government’s announcement that non-essential retail can re-open from 15 June.  (At the time of writing the […]

Guidance from MVDC on Re-opening for Business

MVDC has issued guidance for businesses who are preparing to re-open once the lock down is lifted. Topics include: Business recovery support sessions Business resilience and recovery webinars Working safely business webinars Work Safely Guidance Which businesses can open Doing Business Online Food businesses Public spaces Association of Convenience Stores Trading Standards Environmental Health Click […]