February 21, 2024

A3 Full Weekend Southbound and Northbound Closure Confirmed – Friday 23rd at 9:00pm to Monday 26th February at 5:30am

The closure will be from 9pm on Friday 23 February until 5.30am Monday 26 February 2024 and will be closed in both directions between Send and M25 Junction 10.

The diversions show routes either 25 miles going southbound and 28 miles going northbound.
September 24, 2023

Smoking Ban for Runnymede Council Owned Properties

On Wednesday 20th of September, Runnymede Borough Council's housing committee agreed to ban smoking on balconies across its property portfolio.
The council said it expects enforcement to be relatively straightforward with the majority of tenants adopting the new rules following clear communication on how balconies should be used.
Runnymede Council said all who said smoking should not be allowed on a balcony identified themselves as a non-smoker.
September 8, 2023

Elmbridge Borough Council Cost of Living Fund Now Open

The funding must only be used to support Elmbridge residents - Elmbridge Council have already allocated £300,000 to this funding round, bringing the total to £500,000 pledged this year to cost-of-living support.
Cllr Gill Coates, Portfolio Holder for Community Care, said: We know large numbers of families and individuals in Elmbridge are struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.
August 29, 2023

Surrey Recycling – DIY Waste U-Turn

From 1st September, Surrey County Council will lift charges on resident DIY waste in line with Government policy changes that were proposed in June. DIY waste can be accepted at nine of the 15 community recycling centres and access to the rubble and plasterboard containers will continue to be controlled and monitored.
August 9, 2023

Farrants Cobham In Racism Row

Many of us know and love Farrants, regularly visit the shop and receive fantastic customer service from the owner and staff. However, recently the local village shop has been subject to accusations that one of its displays is "..triggering and racist..."Farrants is facing calls to remove a poster showing "broken black men" on a tobacco plantation.
July 8, 2023

Hersham Green Shopping Centre Development Proposals

It has been confirmed that there will be additional drop-in consultation events where residents can view the revised plans, talk to the project team and leave feedback. The drop-in events will be held be held in Unit 11/12 of Hersham Green Shopping Centre, which is the former Martin’s Shop on: • Thursday 13 July from 3pm-7pm • Saturday 15 July from 10am-2pm There will also be an online presentation held on Monday 17 July from 6pm-7pm. You can register for the online presentation here.