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Garden Waste collection resumes

Do not believe what you might read elsewhere as the Garden Waste Collection service resumes. Letter from the Council’s Chief Executive sent to all Garden Waste Subscribers: “I am delighted to share our plans for the gradual resumption of the Elmbridge garden waste collection service. I know the service suspension has been unsettling and disruptive for you, however after much

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Garden Waste Collection – Jan 2022

Elmbridge BC has announced that there will be a one off garden waste collection in the weeks commencing 31 Jan or 7 Feb 2022 on your usual collection day. All garden waste subscribers should have received an email informing them of their collection date. Information is also available on the EBC website: https://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/gardenwaste The advice is that if the crew

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Planning Notification Letters To Be Stopped – 2 Days Left On Consultation

Elmbridge BC decided last year to stop Neighbourhood Notification letters that are sent out to nearby properties when a planning application is submitted. Instead they expect residents to rely on the yellow site notices put up on lampposts, etc and on the online planning alert system. Whilst the key driver for this – to save £35k a year in costs

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The Census Is Coming

The census happens every 10 years and the next one is due in March. It provides a snapshot of all the people and households in England and Wales and helps in planning community needs and allocating funding for public services, such as new schools, doctors’ surgeries, etc. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) runs the census in England and Wales

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Conservatives to kill off Elmbridge Council?

In an effort to find greater efficiencies in the wake of Covid-19, the Conservative Surrey County Council leader, Tim Oliver, has said that turning Surrey County Council into a unitary authority is being considered. We believe this would pose a very serious threat to local democracy. As a strictly non-political association, devoted to the residents of Esher and Hersham Riverside,

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