Have your say about extending the Surrey Hills boundary

Natural England wants your views about expanding the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) as part of its 14 week public consultation.  The current Surrey Hills AONB stretches across the county, from Farnham in the west, to Oxted in the east. Natural England is proposing to increase the size of the county’s AONB by 25% (62 square miles). To view and comment on the proposed plans, please visit the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs website....

Community advice, help and support

On Wednesday 22 March, please join us and our partners at Oxted Library from 10.30am-12pm for a free, community drop-in event. At this event we will share guidance and support which can help you, family or neighbours live safely, healthily and happily in the district. Free refreshments will be available and there is no need to book a ticket, just drop-in. Please let family friends and neighbours know about this event, especially those who may not have access to the internet. If...

Pop along to our Croydon Road event

On Thursday 2 March, from 4pm to 7pm, please come along to our event at 35-37 Croydon Road, Caterham (the former Motorworld shop). With our partners, we will share our exciting plans on Croydon Road’s new look and feel. We will also have a panel of people who can answer your questions. The works, planned to start later this year, will make Croydon Road a safer, more attractive and appealing place to live, visit, work and enjoy. The works include: Extended pavement space. ...

Unauthorised caravan site at Tanhouse Road, Oxted

On Saturday 10 December an unauthorised caravan site was set up on a field off Tanhouse Road in Oxted. Several caravans moved onto the site and work began to lay hard surfacing and install drainage to connect to utility supplies. Since that date the Council has served several enforcement notices to prevent further development. The notices also require the occupants to leave the site, removing all mobile homes, any groundworks and other vehicles. The notices have been appealed by...

One minute silence to mark the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine - Friday 24 February at 11am

At 11am on Friday 24 February, the Council will be joining the national one minute silence to mark the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Many government and iconic buildings in the country will be lit in blue and yellow and will be flying the Ukrainian flag at full mast to show their support. We will be flying the Ukrainian flag.