Parish News

Covid-19 Vaccination Update

Brockwood Medical Practice – 12th February 2021 We have completed cohorts 1-4 – patients age 70 year+ (unless they are unwell or are Covid positive).  We have tried to contact any outstanding patients on multiple occasions without success. If you or anyone you know is in groups 1-4 and is still waiting for a vaccination please […]


England Lockdown – Stay at Home

We are still being asked to stay at home – to learn more about the current lockdown and the roadmap out of lockdown please visit the government website.


Local Terracycle Recycling

Buckland residents are invited to use the terracycling stations available at Brockham Village Hall and Betchworth church porch which target “harder to re-cycle materials”. The joint benefice of St Mary the Virgin Buckland and St Michael Betchworth has registered with Terracycle and currently accepts specific brands of dishwashing, cleaning and fragrance flexible packaging, carex, imperial […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


SCC Launch £100m Your Fund Surrey

Surrey County Council’s £100m Your Fund Surrey has launched today (Monday 16 November), in an unprecedented move to give power and influence to local communities across the county. The fund is designed to give financial backing to projects submitted by residents and community groups that will enhance their local area, with people encouraged to ‘Think […]


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