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Felbridge Country Show Website
Tandridge Befriending Scheme
This scheme does a valuable job matching befriending volunteers to lonely or isolated members of the community. Click here for more information .
East Grinstead Council for Voluntary Service
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Graffiti Removal Kit
Felbridge Parish Council have a graffiti removal kit, contact Pat Slatter Email .
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Haskins Garden Centre to be redeveloped (Posted 22/09/2017)
At the most recent Planning Committee meeting held on 7th September, the long awaited Planning Application to the re-development of Haskins Garden Centre was given the green light.The application has to be submitted to The Secretary of State for final ratification. Application summary: "Demolition of existing buildings. Erection of garden centre buildings, formation of enlarged car park and new access".
How to become a Councillor (Posted 22/09/2017)
As part of Local Democracy Week, which runs from 9-13 October, the Council is inviting anyone living in the district who is interested in becoming a local councillor to an event being held at the Council Offices, Oxted, on Tuesday 10 October, from 7.30pm to 9pm. The evening will begin with....(more) and here are the open evening details (link)
Government consultation on housing needs (Posted 22/09/2017)
A government consultation has just started which sets out how local councils, such as Tandridge, should plan to develop the right number of homes in the right places. The proposal outlines a simpler and clearer system so local communities can more easily understand the scale of the housing challenge in their area....(more) Following on from the Governments publication, Cllr Martin Fisher, Leader of the Council has released a very detailed press release, (attached) setting out how this latest Government action will impinge upon the District Plan that is currently being developed.
National Get Online Week (Posted 22/09/2017)
In support of National Get Online Week, which runs from 2 to 8 October, the Council is running a number of free drop-in sessions for local residents to help support their journey to do more online. The sessions are aimed at people with no or limited experience of using the internet and will challenge them to do at least one thing online they would normally do by telephone or in person....(more).
Country Watch Newsletter 21St September 2017 (Posted 22/09/2017)
The onset of the pheasant shooting season is approaching from the 1st October. It has in the past, lead to a seasonal increase in poaching and associated thefts and criminal damage. Poaching (hunting or fishing) is illegal if ....(more)
Hedgecourt Lake ASB update (Posted 22/09/2017)
Following police action on antisocial behaviour at the lake, positive results have been achieved. A drugs search resulted in one individual being given a warning for possession of cannabis. Another person has been given advice in respect of speeding. Let's hope that police continue to visit the site and sort out any other "problems" down there.
Open House (Charity) Coffee Morning 29th Sep (Posted 22/09/2017)
We are organising an Open House Coffee Morning on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support. It is on Friday 29th September from 10.00am until noon at 3 Warren Close, Felbridge. Refreshments will be available. If anyone who is unable to come would like to donate the details are as follows: By texting: CUPCAKE to 70550 (one text = £5) Or via Website: macmillan.org.uk/coffee Or by Telephone: 0330 102 7890 From Mary Sisley and Jan Mitchell
A22 Road Closure still Causing Problems (Posted 12/08/2017)
The A22 is still causing problems for motorists due in part, to the many different diversion signs that seem to be popping up all over the place. It's bad enough for local people to follow them, but for those motorists passing through the District, it must be a nightmare. Our County Councillors are working hard trying to resolve all the issues that keep getting thrown up.
Open Garden, Coldharbour House, 2-3 September 2017 (Posted 12/08/2017)
The garden will be opened for the fourth time this year in aid of the National Garden Scheme and enclosed is a small poster setting out relevant details. Visitors who have come before will know what a lovely afternoon this is, all for a very good cause....(details)
Felbridge Late Summer Flower Show (Posted 12/08/2017)
The Felbridge Horticultural Society Late Summer Flower Show is in the Felbridge village hall on Saturday 19th August from 2-30 to 5-30 pm entries in classes for flowers, fruit,and vegetables, also Floral Art, Domestic classes including jams, Jellys, sponges cakes and cookies, More classes for Handicrafts Art,and Photography Various classes for children under 12. For more details and entry forms go to "Clubs" page and select email link for the Felbridge Horticultural society.
Local Plan - Garden Village Consultation (Posted 04/08/2017)
The next stage of the Local Plan is about to get underway with a Consultation about potential locations being considered to create a modern and sustainable garden village development. The Consultation will run for eight weeks from Monday 14th August to 5.0pm on Monday 9th October. The location of the sites are as follows.....more
Telephone fraud (Posted 04/08/2017)
You are advised to be vigilant following a recent fraud which has seen offenders pose as police officers over the phone before sending couriers to collect money from their homes. Attached is a reminder from police about this scam....(link).
Traveller Incursions (Posted 04/08/2017)
There have been traveller incursions around the District over the past week or so. Our Officers at Tandridge have been working tirelessly , taking action to reduce the impact of such action within our communities. If you are out and about and you see signs of any such incursions, please contact Police immediately.
Damaged road signage (Posted 04/08/2017)
You may have noticed that the road signage at the junction of the A22 and Copthorne Road(outside The Star Pub) is still where it ended up, having been hit by a lorry. That happened weeks ago. Surrey County Council have been chased up about having the whole lot repaired. Apart from being a potential danger, it looks unsightly and not a good advert for the village.
Bus Shelter vandalism update (Posted 04/08/2017)
Crawley Down Road - somebody has returned to the bus shelter and done more damage. Temporary repairs has meant the shelter can still be used. It now falls to the Parish Council to effect proper repairs as its owned by them. If you see any suspicious behaviour or know who was responsible, Sussex Police would welcome a call...(link)
Girl Guide News update in Felbridge (Posted 04/08/2017)
Thank you to everyone who donated their Sainsbury's active kids vouchers to
1st Felbridge ( St John's) Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior section
units, We have collected 4905 vouchers which is over 1354 more than last year.
Places at Rainbows (5-year olds) and Guides (10-14 years) available for September contact us for more details email
A22 road closure affecting A264 in Felbridge (Posted 28/07/2017)
You may have noticed that the A264 has suddenly become very busy (even outside the rush hours).
This is due to the fact that Surrey County Council will be carrying out drainage improvement work on the A22 Eastbourne Road, North of South Godstone. Work has already started and is due to continue until approximate completion date: 18 September 2017. Details of the diversion route can be found here....(link)
More Antisocial behaviour incidents (Posted 28/07/2017)
Near Hedgecourt lake - For whatever reason, someone dumped a load of documents(mainly bank statements) in the field and then with the help of a car tyre, tried to burn the lot. Bus Shelter in Crawley Down Road - Two youths aged about 13 (one tall, wearing a cap and the other more stocky build) were seen kicking the front of the bus shelter. When confronted, ran off towards Rowplatt Lane. If you see it report it as soon as possible...(link)
Road Works in Tandridge area (Posted 28/07/2017)
attached is the list of roadworks scheduled for the Tandridge area in the coming days/weeks...(link)
Felbridge border - application for 63 new houses (Posted 20/07/2017)
Where... Outline application for the erection of 63 dwellings and new vehicular access onto Crawley Down Road required the demolition of existing buildings and structures at No's 15 and 39 Crawley Down Road. Residents who feel that they would be affected by this proposed development are being invited by Tandridge and Mid Sussex to comment . The deadline for Mid Sussex is 28 July (link to application) and type in DM/17/2570. The deadline for For Tandridge is Aug 1st(link to application) and type in 2017/1290
Hedges (Posted 20/07/2017)
The Parish Council would like to remind all residents who have hedges/trees/bushes that are adjacent to footpaths/pavements that it is their responsibility to make sure the foliage does not impede pedestrians using the pavements/footpaths. If you have a hedge adjacent to a footpath would you please take a look, to see if any "cutting back" is needed and take appropriate action.
Dog fouling (Posted 20/07/2017)
Dog fouling is a health hazard so for those dog walkers who have their dogs off the lead, or have more than one or two dogs with them, please make sure you have all of them in view all the time, so that if there is a need to clear up, it is not missed because the dog/dogs were behind you or so far in front of you, you can't see what they're doing. There are lots of young children enjoying the lake area and footpaths around the area so the last thing we want is for them to be treading in dogs mess. Here is the legal bit....(Link)
Beware...Yet another Scam (Posted 20/07/2017)
A Comnet user in Lingfield reports having received a communication purporting to be from TSB thanking him for opening an account followed by a credit card and PIN. This is an obvious attempted scam intended to lure him into funding the account because he had not requested an account or had any relationship with TSB...Never reply to such communications It's a SCAM!
Council Service Questionnaire (Posted 13/07/2017)
Attached is a press release from TDC concerning a 'Council Service' questionnaire. If you are one of the 2,500 residents who received one of these questionnaires, please take a few minutes to complete it....(link)
Cash Point Scam (Posted 13/07/2017)
(Click on image to enlarge)...Surrey police are warning the public about a cash point scam operating in that Tandridge area....(link). It can happen anywhere there is a cash point. Please Be alert for any kind of distraction at a Cash machine.
Aircraft Noise from Gatwick (Posted 13/07/2017)
The CAA is looking at how it can influence the aviation industry’s noise performance, and is seeking feedback from people impacted by aviation noise to get a better understanding of what they would like the CAA to do about noise....(more)
Bonfires (Posted 13/07/2017)
Some residents start up bonfires with no thought given to their neighbours. During the barmy summer days we've experienced of late , somebody started to burn what was obviously a muck heap of sorts which went on for days. The acrid smell that comes from this type of burn, permeated a large number of houses in the area, at a time when windows were being left open and people were enjoying their gardens.
If you are affected by such behaviour, please make a note of time and date and report the matter to TDC Environmental Heath officers. If it persists, keep a log of events and there is a chance that action could be taken against those responsible. If you need to ...report it here...(link)
Fly Tipping...again (Posted 13/07/2017)
The fly tipping brigade have been busy again this week in the Felbridge area. Some kind soul has decided to leave all their rubbish on the side of the A264 Copthorne Road just before the Shell Garage. How much extra effort would it have taken to drive a mile further and place it in the Imberhorne Tip? It beggars belief.....If you see it...report it here...(link)
Felbridge School PTA event (Posted 06/07/2017)
The PTA at Felbridge Village Primary School are hosting an open air disco at the school this coming Friday evening (7th July). The event has been granted a licence by Tandridge. The event will finish at 10.0pm and the PTA Committee are alerting residents in the vicinity in case noise from the event permeates the village green area.
Male Intruder (Posted 06/07/2017)
A report has been received from one of our Comnet neighbours reporting an incident, where a resident found a male person in their house, purporting to be "looking for his dog". Police were alerted immediately and attended and a search was carried out. This bring into question security of our homes. If out the back working in the garden for instance, its sensible to have the front door and /or side gates locked.
Nominate a local Volunteer Hero (Posted 06/07/2017)
Attached is a press release from Tandridge Voluntary Council (TVC) which asks residents to nominate people within their community who they consider to be "local volunteer heroes" (someone who goes that extra mile to help for example). Closing date is 28th July....(link)
Nomination for Councillor Achievement Award (Posted 06/07/2017)
Staying on the theme of awards, attached is a press release which sets out the process to select Councillors who have gone that extra mile for their community during the past year. Closing date for nominations is 1st September...(link)
Fraud Awareness (Posted 06/07/2017)
Attached is a police circulation drawing attention to"Fraud Awareness"...(link)
Fly Tipping (Posted 06/07/2017)
We have had two more incidents of fly tipping in Stub Pond Lane this past week. A freezer cabinet was dumped and more recently a large number of black sacks containing asbestos based material. As always, our excellent Tandridge refuse team have responded and arrangements are in hand to have a specialist team remove the asbestos. Another cost we could have done without!
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