Parish News

Council Tax 2021/22 – Have your say on police funding

I am asking residents whether they would support my proposal of a 5.5% increase across all bands for the policing element of this year’s council tax for 2021/22. Together with Surrey’s latest allocation of the government’s 20,000 officers nationally, this would mean the Force could add an extra 150 officers and staff to their establishment over […]


Stay safe and avoid waiting in A&E – Call 111 first

People in Surrey who need urgent NHS care are being asked to call NHS 111 before they decide to walk into the local Emergency Department (ED), or as many people know it, A&E. The new approach will ensure that patients can access the clinical service they need, first time. It will help to us to maintain social […]


Census 2021 – 21st March

Ready, steady, census Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society Households across Buckland will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade […]


Scam Alert – Fake NHS COVID-19 Vaccine Text

Please be aware that a fake text from the NHS has been circulating, telling recipients of the message that they are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 vaccination. The web link included in the text directs people to a fake NHS website where personal details are requested, including bank account details. When you are invited […]


GACC launches new website

The Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign (GACC) seeks to protect and improve the environment in the area affected by Gatwick Airport’s operations with particular regard to noise, congestion, air quality and light pollution.   The group also seeks to diminish any wider environmental impact of the operations of the airport, and the activities it facilitates, including climate […]


Only Losers Litter

Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) recently re-launched its hard-hitting anti-littering publicity campaign ‘Only Losers Litter.’ The campaign, which first ran at the start of 2020, warns drivers that they could face a fine of up to £100 if they are caught dropping litter onto a road verge. In a play on the word ‘loser’, publicity […]


Roadworks in my area

It can seem that in whichever direction you choose to travel you will encounter roadworks on our local highways and sometimes the advance warning notices that appear alongside the roads do not always give as much information as would be ideal. SCC Highways encourages us to visit Roadworks in my area.  It is possible to […]


Help to improve the state of the highways and rights of way……..

Please report any problems you encounter on our local roads and pavements to ensure SCC and its contractors are given the opportunity to address any problem at the earliest opportunity.  To report a problem, visit the SCC website and click an option under the Report heading in the top menu bar or call 0300 200 […]


Surrey Wins Millions to Keep Homes Warm and Lower Energy Bills

£6.2 million has been made available to help 600 Surrey households save money on their energy bills. The funding for “Green Jump Surrey” has been awarded through central Government to local authorities across the county and will provide eligible households up to £10,000 to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. In addition to the […]


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