13th October 2022
Welcome to our weekly update.
Epsom Common Bird Walk Poem
It’s an early start, binoculars in hand,we follow the winding path through the trees;all shades of green surround us as we standdawn chorus resounds, distant bird calls tease.On the pond, … READ MORE
Epsom College top independent school 2022
Epsom College has been judged Independent School of the Year 2022 at an annual awards ceremony that celebrates the very best in education and student experience in UK independent schools. … READ MORE
NEWS TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT
Re so la – “a very good place to start”?
Guildford’s MP has labelled a “blanket ban” on solar farms “unwise” and says she supports a bid by the University of Surrey for a site outside of the town. The … READ MORE
Claygate not to suffer children’s home
Plans for a children’s home in a Claygate cul-de-sac have been refused despite support from Surrey County Council which needs more beds for Surrey’s vulnerable children. The application for a … READ MORE
Lighting up for menstrual dignity
On Tuesday 11 October Surrey Fire and Rescue Service lit up Guildford Fire Station in a show of support for Binti, an international menstrual dignity charity based in Weybridge, Surrey. … READ MORE
Epsom and Ewell FC Top the Table
Epsom & Ewell 2-0 Hailsham Town. Southern Combination League – Division One. Saturday 8th October 2022. It was back to League action on Saturday following our midweek League Cup defeat, … READ MORE
Princess Anne’s Epsom visit kept a bit secret
Epsom and Ewell Times exclusive: 21st June 2022 HRH The Princess Royal entered the Borough of Epsom and Ewell. The Court Circular states: Her Royal Highness this afternoon opened the … READ MORE
COMMUNITY TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT VOLUNTEERS
Can we be sustainable?
Sustainable Epsom and Ewell is an independent, apolitical and entirely volunteer led environmental group aiming to raise environmental ambitions in the Borough. Sustainable Epsom and Ewell was founded in late … READ MORE
Surrey’s Fire Service sends 4×4 to Ukraine
Two Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) staff members set off to Poland yesterday (Thursday 6 October) to donate another 4×4 Land Rover to the Ukrainian Fire and Rescue Service. … READ MORE
“Blot on the landscape” – Ewell care home inked in
A derelict site in Ewell is to become a 70-bed care home. The Organ Inn was known to any one of Epsom and Ewell driving to London. Situated prominently on … READ MORE
14 against 59 = 70? Dilemma for Headley
Councillors have been warned to “be under no illusions” that a plan for 70 homes at Headley Court could be progressed as they rejected an application for 59 homes on … READ MORE
Will “Top Tory” Surrey County lobby Coffey?
A council chief has called on select committee members to use their status as a “top Tory” authority to influence health spending at government level. Calling ambulances backed up outside … READ MORE