Open day for first time buyers

Are you a first time buyer who may not be able to afford to buy a property outright, an existing shared owner, or a home owner who cannot afford their current home?

On Saturday 1 December, from 9.30am to 1pm, there is an Open Day event at Mandrel House, Godstone Road in Whyteleafe, which is a new Shared Ownership development of one and two bedroom flats. 

Gryllus Housing Company to be set up

Last night’s Finance Committee agreed to set up the Gryllus Housing Company to allow the Council to provide different types of housing to meet local need. The new company will be created under the umbrella of Gryllus Holdings Limited, which was set up in 2017.

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Mischievous elves are heading for Caterham Valley this Christmas

The Caterham Valley elves are once again getting ready to take over the town to bring some festive magic in the run up to Christmas.
For four weeks from Saturday 24 November, the impish little creatures will be hiding in shops and businesses around Caterham Valley waiting to be discovered by elf detectives.