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Spring Clean 2021

Last year’s Spring Clean was cancelled at the last minute as it was scheduled to take place just days after lockdown began on 23rd March.  This year, we intend to get out there and clean up our village. On Saturday 17th April let's all make a concerted effort to tidy up and remove the litter. For full details of what to do, where to go and when to do it please visit this link where we explain what you can do as individuals or as part of a group....

March 6, 2021

Current Planning Applications in Ashtead

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March 6, 2021

Mary Hollamby

The Residents' Association has just been informed that sadly Mary Hollamby has passed away. Mary, together with the late John Northcott, was instrumental in setting up Ashtead Good Neighbours. Joined by David Mitchell-Baker and then Chrissy Kerton as facilitator, the organisation was set up in 2004 to assist residents in attending medical appointments and carrying out tasks one could expect of a good neighbour. The Group continue today even during the pandemic, albeit in a restricted way. For de...

March 5, 2021

Village Day 2021 - Postponed

Sadly Ashtead Rotary has had to postpone Village Day again this year due to all the uncertainties surrounding Covid restrictions. Anyone wishing to enquire about stalls at Village Day should please contact avdstalls@gmail.com. For general enquiries please email  ashteadrotary@gmail.com....

March 4, 2021

Rookery Hill closed for 4 weeks from 10th March

Surrey Highways will be closing Rookery Hill for 4 weeks from 10th March for Bridge repairs. Following an appeal by Surrey Councillor, Chris Townsend and the Residents' Association, Surrey Highways will now only be closing the road between the hours of 9am and 3.30pm (M- F). Signs will be changed the schools have been advised. Pedestrian and cyclist access will be maintained during the closure. The work has been scheduled since last October. Diversions will be in place around Farm Lane and Park ...

March 4, 2021

Subscriptions 2021/2022

The annual subscription to the Residents’ Association is now due and because of Covid restrictions Road Stewards will only be 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. If you didn’t manage to pay your subscription last year it would be appreciated if you could double up this year. Unfortunately our costs have not reduced due to Covid and any extra ...

March 1, 2021

Woodland Trust - Langley Vale

Residents driving to Headley will notice a long area of hedge has been removed together with some trees. This work is in preparation for the new car park proposed for the Woodland Trust Visitor Centre at Langley Vale. Also in the summer it is planned that the main construction works for the car park will commence, subject to planning conditions being met. In negotiations leading up to the Planning Application, the Residents' Association secured agreement that all construction traffic will take t...

February 26, 2021

Covid-19 Update from Chris Grayling

         Dear constituentI am writing to you with a further coronavirus update.You will be aware that the Prime Minister announced yesterday that the Government will start to ease the restrictions from March 8th onwards. Full details of the plan are here. Details about the return to schools can be found by clicking here.  I have included below a couple of graphics which summarise the plans for you. I hope these are helpful....

February 23, 2021

February 2021 - Looking Forward

Dear Patients of AshLea Medical Practice,Hopefully the worst of this Covid-19 wave is now behind us, and we can keep new variants at bay as we look forward to spring. As has been widely reported, the vaccination programme seems to be going well with good uptake from the first four priority groups. For those still waiting for appointments, here are some updates which you might find useful as well as some non-virus related news.  INFORMATION | COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATENHS Surrey Heartlands ...

February 15, 2021

Green Lane Crossing - Update 2021

We have been advised that Surrey County Council Rights of Way Department will be bringing the question of the Right of Way at Green Lane Unmanned Rail Crossing to Local Committee on 9th June 2021. The Residents' Association has provided a considerable amount of evidence to Surrey County Council (SCC) showing that the footpaths existed in the 19th Century, long before the railway existed. Since then, this route has been used as a cattle-crossing and pedestrian/cycle crossing. The Right of Way is ...

February 13, 2021

Council Tax Rates for 2021/2022

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February 12, 2021

St. Stephens Surgery Questionnaire

Patients of St Stephen’s house surgery are encouraged to participate in this years survey. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc3um_ApZQYBeYCw7De4TBujbTKVHPXzRk_UBwRFDfUMbcKFA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0...

February 12, 2021

Ashtead Rotary 40th - Will you be 40 in 2021?

Ashtead Rotary Club was founded in February 1981. To celebrate their 40th anniversary, they are looking for Ashtead residents who also turn 40 in 2021 to share the special occasion with! They have ten donations of £100 each to be given away to support online, 40th birthday charity fundraisers. Pick a charity, raise funds, receive an extra £100 Rotary donation. Let's celebrate together! Click here for full details and application form...

February 4, 2021

Help Support the Leatherhead Theatre

The Leatherhead Theatre offers a year-round programme of drama, films, live screenings and more. Visit the web site for full details of What's On, Ticket Prices and Box Office.It is not widely known that the Leatherhead Theatre is managed on behalf of a charitable trust established by local people passionate about enabling and encouraging personal and community transformation through the arts.Every penny audiences spend at the Leatherhead Theatre; tickets to see a show or simply sharing a coffee...

February 4, 2021

2021 Ashtead Residents' Association Annual Spring Clean

In 2020 we were unable to carry out our usual spring Clean, due to the first Lockdown. We are aware that there is a lot of litter around everywhere, particularly on the approach roads, by passes and roundabouts. Obviously, we can't ask volunteers to work anywhere without a pavement, and health and safety regulations mean roads have to be coned off to allow council workers to operate safely, so unfortunately it doesn't happen. However, we can work in Ashtead, and the provisional date for the Spr...

January 24, 2021

Southern Railway Timetable Amendments

Information is available directly on our websites. Downloadable timetables for the duration of the timetable will be available from this weekend. Journey planners such as www.nationalrail.co.uk  will be updated as follows: Week commencing Monday 18 January – available from Sunday 17 JanuaryFollowing weeks – available from the Saturday for the week ahead The reason journey planners are being updated on a weekly basis is because of a limitation of the short-term information system. All jo...

January 24, 2021

Green Lane and Lady Howard Rail Crossings

Network Rail has added new signs to both of these unmanned pedestrian crossings to try to bring to people's attention the dangers of being distracted by phones and music and the wearing of headphones or ear buds whilst using the crossings. It takes seconds to remove the phones or headphones from yourselves and concentrate for those seconds on crossing the rails safely. Don't be another statistic! Whilst writing about the crossings, a resident has alerted us to the practice being adopted by some ...

January 24, 2021

Advanced Warning of Rail Works - Summer 2021

Saturday 14th to Sunday 22nd August 2021 No trains will run on the Arun Valley line between Three Bridges and Arundel, or on the Mole Valley line between Dorking and Horsham. 24th, 25th and 31st July to 1st August 2021 For these two weekends, in addition to the nine-day closure, no trains will run on these lines. Why? These closures are planned so that Network Rail can replace some of the old track and signalling with modern and more reliable equipment. This will improve journeys on the two r...

January 24, 2021

Neighbourhood Watch

We need to make sure that as well as keeping ourselves safe during this pandemic, we’re keeping our homes and neighbourhoods safe as well. To that end, Neighbourhood Watch has worked in partnership with the Home Office, to create a campaign to warn members, and non-members alike, of the risks of burglary and to provide practical tools to prevent it. Neighbourhood Watch has worked with a specialist social creative agency, TMW Unlimited, to create Safety in Neighbours - a fresh, thumb-stopping...

January 24, 2021

New Surrey Police Headquarters

A new Surrey Police headquarters and operational base will be created in Leatherhead following the successful purchase of a site in the town. Click here for full details on the Surrey Police website...

January 24, 2021

Frauds Aimed at Seniors

https://sixtyandme.com/seniors-scams/This is an American web site but a fraud is a fraud no matter where it takes place and what happens in the US also happens in the UK. Either we import it from there, or they from us. It doesn't matter which it is but for the crooks and scammers this is big business. It is important to be aware of the many scams and frauds happening. We have been told "Don't keeping telling us this, we all know!" - but the problem is people are still getting caught and losing ...

January 24, 2021

Avoiding Doorstep Crime

While most callers to your home are genuine, some are not. Bear the following in mind, if you suspect that an ‘official’ caller may not be genuine: Bogus callers often pretend to be from ‘the water board’ but do not let them in – there hasn’t been a ‘water board’ for more than 30 years.Water company employees may need to call at your door unannounced but genuine representatives will be wearing a uniform, carrying a company identity card and driving a branded vehicle.All genuine u...

January 24, 2021

Trading & Consumer Advice

Citizens Advice Contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline (formerly known as Consumer Direct) if you need more help with a consumer problem. Trading Standards Surrey Trading Standards web site for Fraud Prevention, Consumer Advice and Finding the Right Trader ...

January 23, 2021

"Smart" Crime - Cloning Car Keys

This 'Smart' crime is getting nearer to us in Ashtead so be aware and protect your car keys. Cars in Ewell were recently ransacked by thieves using a cheap Smart device to clone your car keys. Go to this informative RAC web site for guidance and information.RAC - Car Hacking and Key HackingAction FraudNational Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centrewww.actionfraud.police.uk/Tel: 0300 123 2040...

January 23, 2021

Bank Card Fraud

Unfortunately, this fraud is still prevalent in the area and the Police have asked us to publicise this warning. The fraudsters are targeting the elderly, so if you know of neighbours who may not be online, please warn them not to be taken in by these crooks. Banks will NEVER telephone you to ask for your cards to be collected by couriers. Banks will NEVER ask you to divulge your security details or PINS. If someone purporting to be from your Bank telephones you to advise that your cards have b...

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