Parish News

One Vacancy in Poland House

The Poland Trust has a vacancy for a single person or a couple in Poland House. The Poland Trust helps people who are in need, hardship or distress in the parishes of Brockham, Betchworth, Buckland and Leigh. At Poland House we have ten residential units with a very strong and supportive residents’ community supported by […]


Buckland Village History

Local resident Duncan Ferns has very recently announced publication of “Buckland 1000 – 2000 with 2020 vision” – for more information (including details for purchasing a copy) click here.


SCC Highways & Transport – Have your say

Surrey County Council’s ‘Community Vision for Surrey in 2030’ contains an ambition that “journeys across the county are easier, more predictable and safer”.  SCC Highways & Transport is seeking feedback on the future of the services provided to help them achieve this goal. Surrey has some of the busiest transport infrastructure in the country. SCC […]


SES Water warns of possible need for restrictions in 2020

Update issued 23rd October 2019 Despite some recent wet weather, it may surprise you that over the last two years we’ve had less rain than normal. Combined with the last two summers’ heatwaves which significantly increased demand for water, our groundwater reserves are currently well below average, which could mean water restrictions are needed in […]


Environment Agency Consultation

Water Challenges and Choices Consultation – Have your Say The EA has launched a consultation seeking your views on the challenges our waters face and the choices we all need to make to improve and protect this vital and precious resource.   Your responses to this consultation will help shape the future approach to managing the water […]


MVDC – Your Council, Your Money

Mole Valley District Council would like your input in planning our budgets over the next few years. You can have your say by completing a short online survey by Monday 11 November 2019. Click here for more information and/or to take part in the survey


Planning for a May Village Fair underway in Buckland

Buckland villagers met recently to start to put in place plans for a traditional village fair on 8th May 2020. Debbie Jones would welcome any ideas, suggestions and offers to help. Click here to contact Debbie. If you can be free on the evening of Monday 18th November 2019 make a note to come to […]


Government Consultation – 5G

Proposed reforms to permitted development rights to support the deployment of 5G and extend mobile coverage This consultation seek views on the principle of amending permitted development rights for operators with rights under the Electronic Communications Code (Code Operators) to support deployment of 5G and extend mobile coverage, and the circumstances in which it would […]


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 the Report it tab or call 0300 200 1003. To report a problem visit the […]


Brockham Water Main Replacement

SES Wateris currently making a major investment in Brockham to secure safe and reliable drinking water supplies for the village’s homes and businesses. SES Water has stated that the current water main, which runs the length of Brockham Lane and Middle Street and dates back to the 1920s, has reached the end of their operational […]