Surrey Independent Visitor Service open evening

The Surrey Independent Visitor Service is recruiting volunteers to visit and befriend children who are looked after by Surrey County Council and live in foster care or residential homes across Surrey. Becoming a volunteer involves making a visit for one day each month (usually at the weekend).

Commemorating the end of the First World War

From 18 October East Surrey Museum in Caterham is hosting a major new exhibition The Soldiers of Caterham to commemorate the end of the First World War. The exhibition will take visitors, year by year, through the war, looking at what was happening on the Western Front and at home. The exhibition will display a timeline showing all the soldiers’ names with the months of their deaths, age and links to Caterham. A map of Caterham will show where the soldiers lived before they went to...

Help to Save

Help to Save is a new government backed saving plan to help people on low incomes benefit from a savings account which offers a 50% bonus. For every £1 saved, Help to Save will reward savers with an extra 50p. Help to save is available to working people on Tax Credits and Universal Credit. 

Open letter from Keith Jecks, Chair of the Planning Policy Committee

Thank you to everyone who took part in the recent Draft Local Plan Consultation (Regulation 19). All representations will be published on our website, as soon as practicably possible. This will take time as some of the responses are very detailed, for example one attachment to a developer’s response was more than 600 pages.

New beginnings in Caterham

Representatives from Tandridge District Council, Clarion Housing and contractors Beamridge, gathered at the former Rose and Young site to mark a new beginning for the site and for Caterham as a whole.