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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Epsom Hospital

Epsom Hospital – Return to Normal Service. Message from Chris Grayling – MP for Epsom & Ewell I have been asked to provide an update about the return of normal service at Epsom Hospital. This is the current situation. Outpatient departments are now accepting all referrals from GPs and doing 50% of the consultations virtually. […]

Bookham Says “Thank You” to Our Local Traders and Essential Workers

You may have noticed on all the BRA Noticeboards around the village we have added a “Thank You” poster to all our local traders and essential workers who have kept and continue to keep the village going with our everyday needs. If you would like to print out an A4  copy for your window etc […]

Traders in Bookham – Updated 15th June

Following the easing of lockdown conditions Our friends over at “I Live In Bookham” have consolidated input from Bookham traders on the availability of their products, services and opening hours.  Details below:

Current Trading Position in Effingham

The link below to Effingham Residents Association contains information on the retail shops that are open and traders that are within walking distance from the village. Following the devastating fire, Effingham is now left with only three shops open, The Bakery, Parkers and the Community Store. Shops and traders in Effingham and surrounding area

MVDC Recycling Collection Banks

The textile, shoe, WEEE and British Heart Foundation (Books, CD’s and DVD’s) collection banks in our car parks will not be emptied for the foreseeable future. We would therefore ask that items are no longer taken to these collection banks. However, the Tetra pak/carton collection banks (Reigate Road in Dorking, Lower Shott in Bookham, Randalls […]