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New Venue, New Time – Oxted Country Market

By Oxted Local / 29/09/2021

WOODHOUSE CENTRE: Friday 9.30am to 11.30am Hooray! We are still in business and finally back in the marketplace. Our new venue is the Woodhouse Centre, just next door to the Red Cross Hall where we have enjoyed many years of trading. Market day has changed; we now open on Friday mornings. We have been privileged…

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Latest on Tandridge Council’s Local Plan

By Oxted Local / 29/09/2021

Tandridge Council has launched a desperate last minute bid to save its local plan from rejection, a fate which would risk a development free-for-all in the district. Its move increases the chances that the controversial “garden village” in South Godstone’s Green Belt will never be built. After an impassioned meeting of its Planning Policy Committee,…

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Friday October 15th 2021 – Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day

By Oxted Local / 29/09/2021

Which hidden disability: • affects approximately 7% of the population? • is more common than Autism? • affects, on average, 2 children in every class of 30 to a level severe enough to hinder academic progress? …yet most people have never heard of it? Could it be Language? Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is diagnosed when…

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St. Mary’s Primary School, Oxted: Splash For Cash – Save our Pool

By Oxted Local / 15/08/2021

St. Mary’s Primary School, Oxted has had a swimming pool in its grounds for well over 40 years, enabling many children over the years to learn to swim, a skill that is vital and part of the National Curriculum, and allowing the older pupils to enjoy the excitement of competing in swimming galas. The pool…

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Edenbridge and Oxted Agricultural Show

By Oxted Local / 06/08/2021

Tickets are on sale online now for the Edenbridge and Oxted Agricultural Show which returns on Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday – the perfect event to meet up with friends and family for a staycation adventure. The organisers have been working round the clock to arrange an event that includes all the favourites the Show…

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HELP SAVE LIMPSFIELD CHART CRICKET GROUND!

By Oxted Local / 23/06/2021

Community Fundraising Appeal  Limpsfield Chart Cricket Club has launched a crowdfunding appeal to make urgrent repairs to the ground which has become so uneven that it is becoming unsafe to play on. The club has over 100 family members including 50 children from Edenbridge, Oxted, Crockham Hill and Westerham and it has been home to…

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ZIPPOS CIRCUS: BACK ON THE ROAD AGAIN!

By Oxted Local / 23/06/2021

NEW SHOW CARNIVAL WILL VISIT OXTED The wait is over! Following a lockdown break, Zippos Circus is back on the road with Carnival, a Big Top tour starring a diverse cast of thrilling artists from around the globe. And for the very first time, the famous circus will visit Oxted, performing from 24th to 29th…

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Grange Meadow Plans Summer FunDay – An opportunity to enjoy Bletchingley’s Community Space

By Oxted Local / 19/06/2021

Grange Meadow Management Committee has announced plans to host a Summer Funday on Sunday 1st August in order to showcase the facilities at their site in the village of Bletchingley, Surrey and to support the local charity Bletchingley Skills Centre who provide life skills courses for adults with disabilities. Chair of the committee, Mark Tantam,…

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OXTED SERVED FRESH NEW-LOOK PIZZERIA

By Oxted Local / 03/06/2021

Following a major refurbishment, PizzaExpress on Station Road East threw open its doors to unveil its brand-new look on Monday 17th May. After closing during lockdown in 2020, the pizzeria is back and better than ever with a vibrant refresh that has been completed in time for the brand’s national reopening for indoor dining, giving…

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The Tale of Bletchingley Skills Centre

By Oxted Local / 03/06/2021

Tucked away in the centre of Bletchingley village is a long established but perhaps under-acknowledged little gem of a charity providing life skills lessons for physically impaired adults from the areas in and around the village notably including Oxted. The charity, now Bletchingley Skills Centre, evolved from Tandridge Phab club and set up as what…

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