Citizens Advice Oxted & District appoints a new manager

Citizens Advice in Oxted has appointed a new manager. Catherine Wyncoll, an Oxted resident, will be heading up the local office. Catherine has 10 years’ experience with Citizens Advice and is thrilled to be taking over the Oxted office where she originally started as a volunteer. 

Local Food Britain's Countryside Food Festival 2019

Local Food Britain is hosting a countryside food and drink festival on Saturday 14 September from 10am to 5pm at Priory Farm in Nutfield, Surrey.

Visitors will be able to nibble and sip their way around the festival and enjoy one-to-one chats with the producers.

Drop into the Jobcentre at the Council Offices

Starting on Monday 2 September the Jobcentre is running a drop in service at the Council Offices, Oxted every Monday, from 10am to 4pm. 

Residents can drop in to ask about benefits, make a claim, submit and validate documents or find out about an existing claim. The Jobcentre staff will be based in reception.

This new service will reduce the distance residents have to travel to the nearest job centre, as there are none in the district.

Local Plan examination date set

The public examination hearings for Our Local Plan: 2033, will start on Tuesday 8 October at 9.30am and will be heard by planning Inspector Philip Lewis BA (Hons) MA MRTPI.