Announcements

Council agrees district council tax increase of 2.99%

Council agrees district council tax increase of 2.99% Last night’s Council meeting agreed an increase of £2.99% (for a Band D property) in Tandridge District Council’s share of the council tax for 2018/2019. This means Band D council tax will increase by £6.09 to £209.71, which is less than 12p a week. Tandridge District Council’s share of the Council Tax helps fund a wide range of services including recycling and waste collection, planning, street sweeping, housing, housing benefits and children’s…

Interested in becoming a councillor?

Interested in becoming a councillor? This year’s district elections take place on Thursday 3 May. Anyone interested in becoming a councillor is invited to a meeting to find out more about what’s involved on Wednesday 28 March from 5pm to 7pm, at the Council Offices in Oxted. Agents and prospective candidates will be briefed on electoral procedures, including how to submit nomination papers and key dates. If you are interested in attending, or would like more details please contact *protected email* or…

Oxted War Memorial at Master Park

Oxted Parish Council has been liaising with the War Memorial Trust since 2016 to raise the funds to restore the Oxted War Memorial in time for Armistice in 2018.  Progress is being made and the Trust now has all the information and photographic evidence it requires to make a decision.  Oxted Parish Council has funds set aside for the cleaning and restoration should the funds  not be available from the War Memorial Trust.

Council to withdraw compulsory purchase order for former Rose and Young site

The Council has decided to withdraw the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) issued for the former Rose and Young site in Caterham. The Council is confident the owner and Clarion Housing Group (CHG) are close to exchanging contracts. CHG is a company committed to providing affordable housing. The Council has granted permission for 48 units, with a supermarket on the ground floor. Substantial progress has been made by CHG to buy the site, together with significant work to demonstrate their scheme…

Voters urged to send electoral information back promptly

Residents in the Tandridge District are being sent a form asking them to check whether the information which appears on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct. A response is needed from every household even if there are no changes. The aim of the Household Enquiry Form is to make sure the electoral register is up to date and to identify any residents who are not registered. It’s particularly important that anyone who has recently moved…

Nominations are open for Councillor Achievement Awards 2017

Back for the eighth year, these are the only awards to celebrate the important work of councillors. Nominations are open to everyone including residents, officers, community groups, businesses, other councillors or MPs. It is a great opportunity for you to celebrate a councillor who has gone above and beyond for your community. The deadline for entries is 1 September. The categories are: Finance and Transformation Health and Care Leader of the Year Community Champion Young Councillor of the Year Technology and…

Manchester attack – statement from Surrey Police

Following the attack in Manchester on Monday night, Surrey Police’s Assistant Chief Constable, Steve Barry, yesterday released the following public statement. Later last night the Prime Minister raised the terror threat level from severe to critical. “Many of us awoke this morning to the news of what is being treated as a terrorist attack at Manchester Arena last night. As details continue to emerge about what happened we offer our heartfelt sympathies to the victims, some of whom we now…

© Oxted Parish Council 2018.
Site created by Caterham Computing Web Design