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The Great British Spring Clean

By Oxted Local / 03/03/2020

Between the 20th March and the 13th April people all over the country will be getting involved in ‘The Great British Spring Clean’. An initiative that first started back in the 1950’s with the Women’s Institute, who pledged to ‘Keep Britain Tidy’. In the 1960’s the campaign was registered as a charity and it has…

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Jems Companions

By Oxted Local / 03/03/2020

Jems companions is a new local service aimed specifically at the elderly. Jems aim to place the most suitable companion to either stay or visit the elderly person in their home.  It was set up by Judi and Emma who both work for the NHS as qualified nurses and have over 60 yrs experience between…

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Jam4Jamie: in memory of the life of Jamie Blake-Thomas

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

‘Jam4Jamie’ was a live music event held a few weeks ago in memory of the life of Jamie Blake-Thomas. A former Oxted pupil, Jamie sadly took his own life in June 2019, aged 24. To celebrate Jamie’s time at the school and his musicianship, his former band-mates and several other local bands came together to…

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Limpsfield Chart Cricket Club are looking for new players

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

We will be holding winter practice nets 18:30 to 19:30 every Tuesday from the 18 February until the 21 April. They take place at Hazelwood School, Wolfs Hill, Limpsfield, Surrey RH8 0QU. We are a friendly welcoming club where a hearty tea and post-match beer is just as important as the cricket. We have two…

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Work experience opportunities at the Council

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

We have a number of exciting work experience opportunities available for hardworking, enthusiastic students, aged 15-16 years old in the Tandridge area, who are keen to learn. A work experience placement gives students the opportunity to gain and improve skills required for future careers, as well as giving them an insight into the types of…

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Bentley Copse Activity Centre FROST CAMP

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

Approx. 500 Scouts, Explorer Scouts and Guides and Leaders camped at Bentley Copses’ Frost Camp which was held over the weekend of January 10-12 at Bentley Copse Activity Centre. Scouts from 1st Oxted   joined Groups from Frimley Green & Mytchett, Godalming, Woking, Guildford West, Reigate, Farnborough, Leatherhead, Caterham, Dorking, Farnham, Guildford East and Haywards…

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THE WOODHOUSE CENTRE SPRING SALE

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

Charity No. 262608 (OPPOSITE  TANDRIDGE LEISURE POOL) Mrs. Dee Graham (01883 715189) www.thewoodhousecentre.org.uk Thursday, 26th March: 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. at the Centre CAKES – COLLECTABLES –  JEWELLERY – GIFTS – RAFFLE – BOOKS  FANCY GOODS – TEA AND COFFEE We are well known by many customers for our skilled work in upholstery.  We…

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New Vicar for St Mary’s, Oxted

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

St Mary’s, Oxted is pleased to announce that it now has a new vicar, James Ashton, who was licensed on Tuesday, 7th January 2020. Bishop Jonathan, local clergy, representatives of local schools and civic dignitaries were present and the church was packed with nearly 200 guests. The service was followed by a reception in the…

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LOCAL SCAM TO BE AWARE OF

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

Scammers have been targeting residents, telling them they are due a tax refund from the council. If you receive one of these phone calls, texts or e-mails do not give out any personal information, bank details, card numbers or passwords, even if it seems genuine. We will never phone, text or e-mail residents to ask for…

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February Recipe: VEGAN FRENCH ONION SOUP

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

February can be a tough month, we’ve had enough of the winter and are longing for the sunnier days of spring, which can seem like a long way off.  For those colder, darker days we get in February, this is the recipe you need. I’ve made this vegan, but you can easily use dairy alternatives. …

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