Parish News

Our Commitments – January 2022 Update from Chief Constable Stephens

When we launched Our Commitments in 2020, we also committed to providing you with quarterly updates on our series of promises to you, Our Communities; within Our Force and for Our People.   We’re emailing to provide you with an update on progress so far – watch this video from Chief Constable Gavin Stephens for an update from the […]


CHIP’S PLAN FOR PIPPBROOK HOUSE

What if there was a building in the heart of our community just waiting to be filled with wonderful community projects? What if you could be involved? Well here’s the good news – there is! Have you heard of CHiP? It stands for Community Hub in Pippbrook House. It is a campaign started by two local women […]


Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) – Boundary Review

Natural England is currently reviewing the Surrey Hills AONB boundaries and has issued an invitation to everyone who lives in and around or visits the Surrey Hills to provide evidence to support proposals for areas of land outside the current boundaries to be assessed for inclusion within an extended Surrey Hills AONB. You are being […]


Network Rail – Advance notice – Mainline closure

Nine-day closure in February 2022 of the lines between Three Bridges, Brighton and Lewes Network Rail engineers will use a nine-day closure of the Brighton Main Line in February 2022, to deliver an £11m junction renewal near Haywards Heath, replace track at Burgess Hill and build a new underpass at Hassocks. More work will be brought […]


Help fight COVID-19 by aiding research

Two opportunities to support UK research teams: ZOE COVID Symptom Study app The ZOE COVID Symptom Study app is a not-for-profit initiative that was launched at the end of March 2020 to support vital COVID-19 research. The app was launched by health science company ZOE with scientific analysis provided by King’s College London. With over 4 million […]


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

If you encounter any difficulty using any section of Buckland’s roadside footways that relate to the condition of the surface (e.g. trip hazards, deteriorating or uneven surface) or overhanging vegetation please submit a report to Surrey Highways.   If the problem relates to material that needs to be swept from the surface of the footway, please […]


Surrey Police ask for you help

Last year we received over 430,000 calls from the public which is approximately 1,178 calls a day – a high number of them were not Policing Matters. Why is that? In most cases people call us as they don’t know which agency to contact. If you’re thinking of getting in touch, you can help us […]


Surrey Fire & Rescue : Book your Safe and Well Visit

Book Your Safe and Well Visit We believe that successful firefighting starts with prevention. So we have introduced a service where we can visit you, a loved one, or someone you care for at home to provide personalised advice about fire safety. It’s totally free, available 24/7, and we will even fit free smoke alarms […]


Tackling loneliness and isolation

Mole Valley District Council has launched two campaigns aimed at tackling loneliness and isolation in 18 – 30 year olds and over – 65s. A digital advertising campaign will encourage young people to visit 40 Ways to Wellbeing on the MVDC website with tips for keeping happy at home. The Mole Valley Lifehealth and happiness […]


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 […]


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