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March Issue Now Online

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

The March Edition Oxted Local is now online to view it use this link: https://oxtedlocal.co.uk/magazines/March_2021/index.html We are now working on the April Edition, which has a short deadline of Monday 8th March. Thinking of advertising your products or services to residents of Oxted and surrounding areas? Here is our rate card, with options to suit…

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GATWICK AIRPORT COMMUNITY TRUST LAUNCHES 2021 GRANTS PROGRAMME

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

This year, Gatwick Airport Community Trust celebrates 20 years since the fund was set up through an Agreement between the local authorities and Gatwick Airport Limited who provide funding to support local communities. It launched its first grants programme in 2002 and over the last 19 years this independent charity has awarded grants to over…

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Time is running out to secure funding to warm your home

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

Residents have until 31 March to apply for funding to help make their homes warmer, cut their bills and improve their green credentials. The Green Jump Surrey project provides up to £15,000 of funding for eligible households to make energy saving improvements like loft and wall insulation, renewable heating, LED lighting and draught proofing. More…

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Free online Zoom Courses to Support People Exercise

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

I am delighted to share with you the news of our recent successful bid to Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund. Freedom Leisure applied for funding to deliver a physical activity programme for Tandridge residents who are living with cancer or have a cardiac and lung conditions or any long term health issues.  The funding we…

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Homemade, Handcrafted, Home Produced

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

Oxted Country Market It was every Thursday 9.30 to 11.30  – our motto:  Homemade, handcrafted, Home produced – Although we haven’t been able to run our market in the Red Cross Hall in Oxted since the first lockdown last March, the market producers have continued to serve the community in several ways. As providers of…

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Sometimes when all hope is lost, good and wonderful things can happen…

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

It was March 2020 and life was pretty good. As a single Mum to two children, Thea then 11 and Stanley 4, I had just been offered a new job working in HR for a well known retail brand. Then this word started to hit the headlines…… COVID 19. What was this all about we thought?…

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Santa came to town after all

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

Despite the restrictions of the Covid 19 pandemic, Oxted Rotary took on the challenge to do what we could to help others at Christmas time.  The aim was to raise funds and help the less fortunate within the community and here’s a summary of how we did.  Our Christmas Special Campaign was spearheaded by PR…

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Join the Friends of Limpsfield Common…

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

The Friends of Limpsfield Common is a small, local and not for profit organisation that supports the conservation, care and enjoyment of Limpsfield Common.                                                               …

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Financial Focus: When Nothing Goes According to Plan, Having A Plan Matters More Than Ever

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

This heading was used by a financial planner in the USA and seemed appropriate to me as with no plan at all we have no focus nor peace of mind. She continued to say “Even if you didn’t experience financial instability in 2020, it’s OK if this feels like a lost year.  Be kind to…

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The World Day of Prayer

By Oxted Local / 28/02/2021

Every year on the first Friday in March in over 120 countries right across the world thousands of Christians from a multitude of denominations and of every race and colour, gather to celebrate the World Day of Prayer (formerly known as Women’s World Day of Prayer), by holding some special services. This year the Day…

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