16th February 2023
Epsom and Ewell Council raises tax 2.99%
Epsom and Ewell’s Council tax is to be increased by 2.99% for 2023/2024. At a meeting of the Full Council last night the budget for 2023/2024 was approved. Chair of … READ MORE
A new Town Hall for Epsom and Ewell?
Is the Town Hall Parade over? For some 70 years the residents of Epsom and Ewell have been accustomed to visiting the local council in the Town Hall in The … READ MORE
Local democracy to be energised?
Epsom and Ewell Borough Council has taken a significant step forward in opening up its committees to public participation. Under a new constitution the public now have the right to … READ MORE
Surrey’s longest sitting MP to stand-down
Sir Paul Beresford will not stand again as an MP in Surrey, citing “midnight sittings” in Parliament and “a diary built around the whims of the whips’ office” as reasons … READ MORE
Can Epsom and Ewell get more dense?
Exclusive to the Epsom and Ewell Times we report on the housing targets of every Surrey borough council. Epsom and Ewell is the smallest borough in Surrey with the highest … READ MORE
Housing need or desire?
Epsom and Ewell Borough Council has embarked on a public consultation on its Draft Local Plan. The consultation ends on 19th March 2023. As we report today it appears that … READ MORE
Top thrashes bottom
Sutton & Epsom RFC 5 – Wimbledon RFC 42 – Saturday 11th February. When these two clubs met last season the dominant Dons arrived at Rugby Lane as the unbeaten … READ MORE
10 man away win a turning point?
Hailsham Town 2 – 4 Epsom & Ewell FC. Southern Combination League – Division One. Saturday 11th February. Cast your mind back to the 19th of November. It was the … READ MORE
Epsom’s creatives urged to push for growth
Creative Businesses in and around Epsom are being encouraged to sign-up to Surrey’s first Creative Growth and Business Summit. Taking place on March 1 and set-up by the University for the … READ MORE
“On Your Bike” to Surrey’s PCSOs?
A Surrey County Councillor has criticised the reduction in the number of Police Community Support Officers in recent years. PCSOs are non-warranted but provided with a variety of police powers … READ MORE
Blot on Epsom Downs horizon to grow no more?
Ever wondered where are those tower-blocks on the west horizon from Epsom Downs? Our LDRS journalist reports on Woking Council’s consideration of the height of its buildings: Plans to limit … READ MORE