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June 18, 2021

There are still people who have not yet paid their 2021/2022 Subscriptions

The annual subscription to the Residents’ Association is now overdue. If you've had the magazines, please pay your subs. Because of Covid restrictions Road Stewards have only been delivering magazines and not collecting cash. Please visit the “Membership” link above  and click on “Pay Subscription”. There you will see several options how to pay online. It's only £2.50 and won't break the bank, but subscriptions are essential if we are going to continue.If you didn’t manage to p...

June 18, 2021

Mole Valley Community Lottery

Ashtead Rotary and Ashtead Rye Meadows are delighted to announce that they are now part of the Mole Valley Community Lottery. You can BUY TICKETS NOW to support their activities and for a chance every week to win £25,000! Click this link to support Ashtead Rye Meadows and click this link to support Ashtead Rotary. If there are other Ashtead based charities participating and want to be listed here, please contact us. Tickets are just £1 per week but you can buy as many as you'd like. 50% of you...

June 16, 2021

Covid-19 Update from Chris Grayling

Dear constituent, I am writing to you with another update about the Coronavirus pandemic and some other local issues. Coronavirus restrictions Firstly, as you will probably be aware, the Prime Minister has taken a decision to extend the remaining restrictions until the end of the 18th July.A summary of the current rules is here. Wedding and civil partnership ceremonies There are two exceptions to this. The first is that the limit of 30 people allowed to attend a wedding has been removed, ...

June 16, 2021

Local Plan Update

Welcome to the June 2021 Future Mole Valley update. There is little to update you on at present as Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) is in the final stages of preparing the draft Local Plan that it intends to submit for examination. MVDC first has to agree that it will publish the draft Local Plan for a period to gather comments on whether the Plan meets the legal requirements and then whether it has been positively prepared, is justified, is effective, and consistent with national policy. The...

June 5, 2021

The Leatherhead Art Trail

From 5th June until 20th June there are opportunities to visit artists' studios in and around Surrey. Visit https://surreyopenstudios.org.uk for more details and a full programme. Locally in Leatherhead you can visit the Studio of Cathy Brett (http://www.cathybrett.co.uk) who will be joined by two fellow friends and professional artists Imogen Hartridge and Tania Busschau. They are exhibiting at The Studio, 41 Highlands Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8NQ. Cathy is also a great supporter of Ashtead...

June 4, 2021

Level Crossing Part Closure & Full Closure

We have spoken again with Centurion Traffic who confirm works on the Level Crossing on the following dates: - 16th June from 00.30 to 06.00 - Full closure. Emergency Vehicle cover will continue. 6th July to 9th July incl. 00.40 to 05.10 - Full closure. Emergency Vehicle cover will continue. 17th July to 19th July incl. 22.30 to 04.30 - Three-Way Traffic Lights in operation. With regard to the full closure periods the Residents' Association has arranged with GTR and APCOA that the ANPR system in ...

June 4, 2021

Rail industry introduces new Passenger Assist Mobile Application

This week, the rail industry has introduced a new Passenger Assistance mobile phone application to support customers who require assistance when travelling by train. The app means customers can choose to request assistance via their smartphone nationwide. The app, which has been developed by the Rail Delivery Group and UK technology company Transreport, will provide an additional option for customers but will not replace Govia Thameslink Railway’s existing support for assistance requests ...

May 26, 2021

Ashtead Chess Club is seeking new members

Ashtead Chess Club is hoping to re-open next month and is keen to welcome new members. Are you interested in playing chess or improving your skills?Ashtead Chess Club meets on Tuesday evenings at the Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall. Juniors from 6.15pm and adults from 7.30pm.To obtain further details, please contact Richard Jones on 01372 813487....

May 24, 2021

Station Flower Beds get a post-lockdown facelift

After many months of not being able to manage the flower beds at the station, Southern finally agreed we could be allowed back to tackle the weeds. A concerted effort by Rosie, Jenny, Peter, Derek and David cleared most of the weeds from the four beds. On the following day, we were very fortunate to be helped by Clare from Mole Valley Mulch who donated a truck load of mulch for the beds. Not only that but she enthusiastically helped with the shovelling and the spreading. We are really indebted t...

May 22, 2021

Barnett Wood Lane - Part Closure

The Surrey County Council Barnett Wood Lane (D2507) Ashtead Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order 2021 Surrey County Council Propose to make the above-mentioned Temporary Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be to prohibit vehicles from entering or proceeding in that length of Barnett Wood Lane (D2507) Ashtead as extends from its junction with (D2578) Green Lane to its junction with (D2645) Taylor Road. The alternative route will be vi...

May 20, 2021

Green Lane Crossing - Update May 2021

Network Rail have installed cameras at the Green Lane Crossing. These cameras produce a live feed to the control centre. There are already warning signs telling people to remove headphones and stop taking on the mobile phone to ensure complete vigilance. Cyclists are told to dismount, and dogs must be kept on a lead. Despite these signs there are still people not heeding the advice and putting themselves and others at risk. Some people are even standing on the Crossing with trains approachi...

May 20, 2021

Park for Free after Three Dorking Initiative Relaunched

Dorking Town Partnership and Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) are relaunching their popular Dorking free parking initiative. From Friday 21 May to Friday 16 July, parking will be free every Friday from 3pm in St Martin's Walk, Wathen Road, Southside and West Street car parks. The Park for Free after Three scheme, funded by Dorking Town Partnership, seeks to encourage residents to shop locally and support the town’s businesses. Tickets are not needed during the free parking periods. Charlot...

May 14, 2021

New Leatherhead Flexible Demand Responsive Bus Service

How does this affect me in Ashtead you ask? Well people have been asking for public transport to get to the crematorium for example where there is presently no bus service. Now, with effect from 10th May these on demand buses will cover the following areas:- Queen Elizabeth Foundation Woodlands Road Randalls Road (including the Farthings Estate) Dorin Court Springfield Business ParkVisit the "Buses" page to view the pdf with more details....

May 12, 2021

Public Telephone Consultation - Two Boxes in Ashtead

A formal consultation process is being carried out by BT regarding the intended removal of public payphones within the District of Mole Valley. There are 7 public payphones within the District which have been identified and proposed for removal by BT under the 90 day consultation process, details of which can be viewed within the attached document. For Ashtead, the two payphone boxes are at Craddocks Parade (which we believe hasn't been in operation for some years now) and the corner of BWL...

April 27, 2021

Ashtead Pond

Councillor Pat Wiltshire (Common Ward) has had a very productive meeting with Alex Bagnell (Head of Parks MVDC) today and he agrees with her that the pond is now a terrible mess. Pat has asked for the bank by Barnett Wood Lane to be dug out and all the rampant sedges, willow, and reed-mace to be removed (along with the bindweed and brambles etc). Then she has asked for a suitable base material and to re-seed the bank with a robust grass mix. Then it can be cut regularly and we should have a nice...

April 16, 2021

The Blue Campaign

If you would like a grass verge left to grow as a wildflower meadow to encourage more pollinating insects you can put blue heart markers on each end so the Council knows not to mow it. 🦋 The Blue campaign was conceived in 2014 in response to a report on the State of Nature published last year, which highlighted the dramatic decline in biodiversity and biomass across the UK. It promotes the rewilding of our gardens, parks and road verges. It suggests that a part of this ground is set aside and...

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