Jun 042017

Remember it is still a Local Plan in consultation and this is another opportunity to comment. Responses need to be with RBC by Friday 23rd June 2017 by e-mail to: planningpolicy@runnymede.gov.uk or posted to: Planning Policy & Strategy Team, Runnymede Borough Council, Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, KT15 2AH

PLEASE NOTE: If you objected last time to the Ottershaw East proposals and you still object, you will need to submit your objection again as the proposals for this site have been revised!

please see our other posts for more details:

Objections to developments

New Consultation on Runnymede Borough Council (RBC) Draft Local Plan



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May 142017
New Consultation on Runnymede Borough Council (RBC) Draft Local Plan

In July 2016 Runnymede Borough Council (RBC) issued their Draft Local Plan 2035 for consultation, which included taking land out of the Green Belt (GB), including land at Ottershaw East and Bittams Lane. The Ottershaw Society ran a campaign objecting to the loss of GB land and in particular to the proposal to develop GB […]

 Posted by at 2:47 pm
May 122017
RBC Local Plan 2035 update

RUNNYMEDE LOCAL PLAN 2035 – THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (LOCAL PLANNING) (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS 2012 REGULATION 18 – ADDITIONAL SITES AND OPTIONS (ASO) CONSULTATION The Council is responsible for looking forward and setting the level of housing and employment provision that is needed in Runnymede up to the year 2035, as well as for devising […]

Jun 272017

Surrey County Council has launched a consultation on proposals to save up to £2 million-a-year from community recycling centres. Have your say on the proposed changes to Surrey’s Community Recycling Centres(CRCs) and help protect essential services. Complete the online questionnaire by 7 August 2017. Further details and the online questionnaire can be found here: https://www.surreysays.co.uk/e-i-directorate-programme-group/shaping-surreys-community-recycling-centres-1/   […]

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Jun 262017

Longcross Village Public Exhibition June 2017 – email   As part of the public consultation for Longcross Garden Village a number of public sessions are being held: Date: Thursday 13th July Time: 4pm – 8pm Date: Friday 14th July Time: 11am – 4pm Date: Saturday 15th July Time: 11am – 4pm As you may be […]

 Posted by at 8:08 pm
Jun 202017
RBC's Get Active 50+

With summer fast approaching, RBC’s Get Active 50+ programme continues to help residents to lead a healthier life. Activities include: Bowls Clubs: Runnymede clubs are welcoming new members, visit the Bowls page for club information and contact details. SKiff and Punting: Join the Wraysbury Skiff and Punting Club with a 3month open membership for just £15 […]

 Posted by at 10:01 pm
Jun 122017
Meet the Beat event at Brook Hall

There was a very useful “Meet the Beat” event at Brook Hall,Ottershaw on Friday June 9th. Four police officers were present, including Sergeant Sarah White and 10 residents. Points to note from the meeting were: There is no apparent increase in burglaries during the night-time now that street lights are turned off. In fact most burglaries […]

 Posted by at 6:41 pm
May 262017
Mayor of Runnymede

Cllr Iftikhar Chaudhri, who has been a Councillor in the Foxhills Ward since 2012, has just been appointed Mayor of Runnymede for 2017-2018. Information on him and the charities he is supporting can be found here

 Posted by at 7:37 pm
May 262017
Remembering Barbara Castle

Sadly we have just heard of the death of Barbara Castle, one of our members who did much for the Ottershaw Community over many years. Her funeral will be at Woking Crematorium at 3.30 pm on Friday 9th June 2017. In her memory we have posted a copy of an article about her life which appeared […]

 Posted by at 7:31 pm