Parish News

Friends of Dorking Easter Egg Hunt

This year’s Friends of Dorking Easter Egg Hunt has gone online! All the fun of the usual event but this year from the comfort and safety of your own home! Can you find all the Easter characters hidden online in over 130 shops and businesses around Dorking! Fun for all the family – free to […]

Access local shops and businesses trading in Dorking on the LoyalFree App.

Dorking Town Partnership is working alongside LoyalFree during the current Covid-19 crisis – app users can now access trails which inform them which businesses and services are still operating during this challenging time.  Currently live on the app are three useful ‘Trails’ : (1) An ‘Online Shopping’ trail which is showcasing local businesses that are […]

Visors for front line medical staff and key workers

We have all heard stories about key workers experiencing delays in sourcing essential PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic. A family in Dorking, using 3D printers to manufacture visors, has launched a crowdfunding request to help them increase capacity – to learn more visit their crowdfunding page.

Smoke Nuisance

On Behalf of Your Vulnerable Neighbours, please think twice before lighting a bonfire. Burning waste produces smoke that contains pollutants that can have damaging health effects and cause a nuisance to people living nearby. Whilst Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) acknowledges residents are not prohibited from having bonfires or domestic fires as long as they […]

Surrey Police Coronavirus Update

We’re working with partner agencies across Surrey to keep our communities safe during the Coronavirus pandemic and to support the NHS. I know that I can rely on the support of communities across Surrey, but I’d also ask that people don’t become complacent about the advice issued by the government. We all need to stay […]

Coronavirus – updates issued by Brockwood Medical Practice

For general health advice relating to the Coronavirus outbreak please refer to the latest government guidance or the NHS website . We are working with Public Health England as part of a research study in respect of Covid-19.  Unwell and concerned you may have Covid-19?From Friday 3rd April 2020, any patient who has symptoms of […]

Frozen Ready Meals and Pantry Boxes

Hearty Meals to Fill Your Freezer   To keep ourselves busy in these extraordinary times, we are making a weekly selection of hearty meals to fill your freezer… or just eat them all at once if that takes your fancy. After all, there isn’t much else to do other than eat! We are also putting […]

Buckland Community Support

Many of you may have read reports of postcards being used to launch community support initiatives. Several Buckland residents worked together to adapt the design of the card to make it Buckland specific and volunteers have been delivering cards to households across the parish. The card extends an offer of help to those self isolating […]

Help available to help you stop smoking

Surrey’s Specialist Stop-Smoking Service is encouraging anyone who currently smokes to at self refer via the one you surrey website or by calling on 01737 652168. During this Covid-19 outbreak, we are all being advised to look after our immune system as this will be vitally important if we catch Covid-19. As smoking harms the […]

Trading Standards : Scams advice during coronavirus outbreak

The National Trading Standards Team (NTS) wishes to explain how you can access support and safeguard yourself against scams. NTS hopes that you are well. As a reminder, we would like to re-iterate the government and NHS guidelines about maintaining good hygiene; only go outside for food, health reasons or essential work, and stay two […]