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19th October 2023

No reservations to put reserves in “Thames to Downs”

COUNCIL NATURE

No reservations to put reserves in “Thames to Downs”

Epsom & Ewell Council Eyes Inclusion of Local Natural reserves in the ‘Thames To Downs’ National Nature Reserve. The Council’s Environment Committee 17th October debated an ambitious move to preserve … READ MORE

Chalk Pit debate deferred by late abatement

COUNCIL TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

Chalk Pit debate deferred by late abatement

The Environment Committee of Epsom and Ewell Borough Council 17th October was to discuss a motion proposed at a Full Council meeting on July 25, 2023, regarding a noise nuisance … READ MORE

Don’t wait for the Feast of St Stephen

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS

Don’t wait for the Feast of St Stephen

For the seventh year running, Citizens Advice Epsom & Ewell (CAEE) has teamed up with the Rotary Clubs of Epsom and Ewell to bring much needed support to those in … READ MORE

Noble housing intentions?

HOUSING NEWS PLANNING

Noble housing intentions?

Crest Nicholson and the Vistry Group have partnered for a “sustainable development” initiative near Noble Park in Epsom. They plan to submit a comprehensive planning application to Epsom and Ewell … READ MORE

The cost of Surrey’s failed ULEZ challenge

COUNCIL TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

The cost of Surrey’s failed ULEZ challenge

Surrey County Council spent £150,000 on a failed court challenge to the ULEZ expansion. The county council together with the London boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Harrow and Hillingdon launched a … READ MORE

Medway Overpower Sorry Sutton & Epsom

RUGBY SPORTS

Medway Overpower Sorry Sutton & Epsom

Sutton & Epsom RFC 15 Medway 33. Saturday 14th October. Last Saturday the league had a rest weekend after five fixtures in September. Buoyed by their stunning success over league … READ MORE

Council Grapples with Rising Cost of Homelessness

COUNCIL HOUSING

Council Grapples with Rising Cost of Homelessness

In an ongoing challenge to manage rising homelessness-related costs, Epsom & Ewell Borough Council (EEBC) finds itself confronted with an impending financial strain exceeding their 2023/24 budget. This report sheds … READ MORE

Housing Allocation Policy Undergoes Updates

COUNCIL HOUSING

Housing Allocation Policy Undergoes Updates

In a bid to modernize the housing allocation process and enhance the efficiency of social housing distribution, the Council adopted a series of amendments to the Housing Allocation Policy and … READ MORE

Improving housing improvements for the vulnerable

COUNCIL HOUSING

Improving housing improvements for the vulnerable

10th October Epsom and Ewell Council’s Community and Wellbeing Committee agreed a Revised Private Sector Housing Grants Assistance Policy to Expand Support for Vulnerable Residents. The item was introduced by … READ MORE

Preparing for Winter with true grit

COUNCIL TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

Preparing for Winter with true grit

A total of 38 brand new gritting vehicles are now available to help keep Surrey moving during the colder months. The new vehicles operate more efficiently, have state-of-the art technology … READ MORE