6th October 2022

County children home challenges

COUNCIL

County children home challenges

The challenges facing Surrey County Council’s bid for more children’s homes include high property prices, competition for places and no priority for the authority for homes in the area. Officers … READ MORE

Thought for Food in Surrey

COUNCIL FOOD

Thought for Food in Surrey

The first Surrey Food Summit took place at the WWF Living Planet Centre in Woking last week. Surrey County Council organised the event to bring together stakeholders across the local food system, … READ MORE

Epsom Firefighters making businesses safer

BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Epsom Firefighters making businesses safer

Statistics for the UK show that 30 people die and 2,000 are injured each year as a result of fires inthe workplace. The damage to businesses caused by fire costs … READ MORE

Council partnerships secure Surrey nature reserve

COUNCIL NATURE

Council partnerships secure Surrey nature reserve

Last week saw the official handover of Tice’s Meadow Nature Reserve to Surrey County Council. This much-loved wildlife haven on the outskirts of Farnham saw its long-term future safeguarded when … READ MORE

How to help “low-incomes” with your £400

COMMUNITY FOODBANK VOLUNTEERS

How to help “low-incomes” with your £400

The Epsom and Ewell Energy Support Scheme is a plan to offer those running into difficulties immediate help with their bills, and then advice and financial support to improve energy efficiency or … READ MORE

£11.9m to help Surrey residents cut their energy bills

COUNCIL TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

£11.9m to help Surrey residents cut their energy bills

Grants of up to £25,000 are now available for eligible Surrey residents to help make their homes warmer and more energy efficient.   People living in hard to heat homes and … READ MORE

Epsom and Ewell pressed-on to Victory

FOOTBALL SPORTS

Epsom and Ewell pressed-on to Victory

East Preston 1-3 Epsom & Ewell Southern Combination League – Division One. Saturday 1st October 2022Report Source: www.eefconline.co.uk Reporter: Richard Lambert. We won our second consecutive match by the score … READ MORE

Sutton and Epsom Rugby Just Fall Short

RUGBY SPORTS

Sutton and Epsom Rugby Just Fall Short

BOURNEMOUTH 28 SUTTON & EPSOM 25: Sat. 1st Oct. Sutton & Epsom travelled to Chapel Gate with confidence following their opening win of the season against Brighton the week before. … READ MORE

“Frackin’-hell!” – in Surrey?

NEWS TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

“Frackin’-hell!” – in Surrey?

Epsom and Ewell has so far escaped the grant of licences for shale-gas exploration. Other Boroughs in Surrey are targeted. 25th September Business and Energy Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg announced: “In … READ MORE

Housing plan flying in the face of opposition

COUNCIL PLANNING TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

Housing plan flying in the face of opposition

Wisley Airfield town plan: We report on a Surrey housing application that illuminates issues all local boroughs face today [Ed.] : To paraphrase from a popular TV show: “Wrong location, … READ MORE

BOROUGH HISTORY COUNCIL CULTURE

Stretching Resources?

Both “The Horton” (Arts Centre) and The Horton Cemetery featured on the agenda of the Epsom and Ewell Borough Council’s Strategy and Resources committee Thursday 29th September. For the second … READ MORE

Ring-tails are heads for Harriers

ATHLETICS SPORTS

Ring-tails are heads for Harriers

Epsom and Ewell Harriers sang “God Save The King” and then won some races on Ashtead Common. Sunday 25th September. Lauren Johnson triumphing in the 10K fun run and her … READ MORE

More trees please for Surrey

COUNCIL TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

More trees please for Surrey

Surrey County Council will receive £298,000 from the Defra Local Authority Treescapes Fund (LATF) to increase tree planting and keep on target with the planting of 1.2 million trees, one … READ MORE

Tongham Tories Tetchy Tongues Ticked Off

COUNCIL

Tongham Tories Tetchy Tongues Ticked Off

Epsom and Ewell Times’s inspiration, “The Guildford Dragon” was a victim of inappropriate comments from two Guildford Councillors. Report from LDRS: Two Guildford councillors breached the authority’s code of conduct … READ MORE

Should go to Specsavers not Epsom Hospital?

HEALTH NEWS

Should go to Specsavers not Epsom Hospital?

Our special correspondent shares his local experience. In the good old days before Covid 19 you could visit the surgery to book to see a doctor, or instead telephone. You … READ MORE

Surrey social media sex fiend gets 18 years

CRIME

Surrey social media sex fiend gets 18 years

A man who used multiple personas to target children online has been sentenced to 18 years behind bars in a case the Guildford Judge called ‘the worst I’ve seen for … READ MORE

© 2021-2022. No content may be copied without the permission of Epsom and Ewell Times Ltd.