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Eden Valley Museum Celebrates 20 Years

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

The Eden Valley Museum, which can be found in the town of Edenbridge, will be celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year and will be holding many exhibitions throughout the year. The highlight will be an exhibition running throughout the year displaying some of the many achievements of the museum since its opening. Carefully chosen artefacts…

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The Secretary of State for Transport is urged to inspect the Gatwick Airport growth plans from the main runway.

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

Community and environmental aviation group, CAGNE, is sending a strong message to the newly elected Members of Parliament, along with local residents: Write to the Secretary of State for Transport and demand that the growth proposed by Gatwick Airport from the main runway is a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) under the Planning Act 2008…

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The Women’s World Day of Prayer

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

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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Tandridge District Council’s Proposed Local Plan: Where it Stands

By Oxted Local / 04/02/2020

As year turned, ushering in the 2020s, the future of Oxted, and Tandridge district, hung in the balance. After three weeks of intense debate, spread over October and November, an inspector was considering how they will develop over the next decades. The inspector, Mr Philip Lewis, has the immense task of  deciding whether Tandridge District…

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Tandridge Together Community Fund for 2019/2020 increased to £30,000

By Oxted Local / 23/01/2020

Last night’s Community Services Committee unanimously agreed to increase the overall funding available for small grants from the Tandridge Together Community Fund from £20,000 to £30,000 in 2019/2020. Last year, the Committee agreed to award £20,000 in grants of up to £2,000 to local charities and voluntary groups, which demonstrate the work they do improves…

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Marvellous Mosaic Decorates Dining Room

By Oxted Local / 23/01/2020

A colourful Mosaic created by students and staff is set to brighten the dining room for many years to come at Moor House, a specialist School and College in Oxted for students with language disorders, including Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). With the support of renowned artist Oliver Budd, who helped create Mosaics already on display…

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Chailey charity joy as supporters dig deep for The Big Give!

By Oxted Local / 02/01/2020

Big-hearted businesses and individuals have given the Chailey Heritage Foundation a fantastic early 2020 present which offers children and young people with complex disabilities the gift of movement. The Big Give Christmas Challenge annual charity fundraiser matched online donations to boost the charity’s drive to raise £18,000 for a specialist exercise device called an Innowalk. The…

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Computer Buddy Schemes

By Oxted Local / 02/01/2020

We all know that many libraries have been under threat of closure for many years now. With government funding restricted many towns have seen their public libraries closed in recent years. It is very difficult in the modern world of technology, and with the ability to access information and knowledge through the internet, not to…

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Stars for January 2020

By Oxted Local / 02/01/2020

with Howard Parker, the Astro-guide – www.astroguidance.co.uk Capricorn: 22 December – 19 January Probably around Boxing Day, reality strikes.  Like a wall, or concrete or a big oak tree. Good job you are the patient type!  Emotions of frustration may burst through at the full moon on 11th January but it is a time when…

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Oxted Ladies Run Club

By Oxted Local / 02/01/2020

Oxted Ladies Run Club is a friendly, sociable group, who practice weekly, not just running but walking too. They meet each Saturday morning on Master Park at 7.30am and welcome members with a range of abilities. They are non-competitive, enjoying the challenge of improving their own stamina and strengths in the company of other like-minded…

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