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The Snelling Lecture 2019 at Oxted United Reformed Church

By Oxted Local / 04/11/2019

The annual Snelling Lecture at Oxted United Reformed Church in Bluehouse Lane will this year be given by Isabella Tree on the theme of ‘Wilding – the Return of Nature to a British Farm’. Held on Thursday 14th November Isabella is an award-winning author and travel writer, who lives with her environmentalist husband Charlie Burrell in…

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ENERGY BALLS TWO WAYS & VEGAN RICE PUDDING

By Oxted Local / 04/11/2019

Energy balls have got to be one of the easiest snacks to take on the go.  This is my current go to recipe – I prefer the chocolate flavor, but thought I’d give you the strawberry option too. ENERGY BALLS TWO WAYS 200g ground almonds 200g pitted Medjool dates 2 level tablespoons cashew butter 2…

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Grants of up to £2000 available to local organisations

By Oxted Local / 04/11/2019

Tandridge District Council is inviting local community and voluntary organisations to apply for grants of up to £2,000 from the Tandridge Together Community Fund. The grants will be awarded in the new year to local charities and voluntary groups which demonstrate the work they do improves the health and wellbeing of people living in the…

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Tandridge Communicating Champions

By Oxted Local / 04/11/2019

We are starting a new community-based club to enable people in the Tandridge District to improve their communication skills. This includes public speaking, listening and evaluating, and organisational and leadership development. We held our first meeting and launch event on Wednesday 30th October, the event consisted of an introduction to the club and some of…

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Every Drop Counts in Tandridge

By Oxted Local / 04/11/2019

Water is our most precious resource, yet we tend to take it for granted.  It may be hard to believe when the skies are often grey, but the south east of England is classed as ‘water stressed’ – meaning demand for water is higher than the amount replenished by rainfall, especially during the drier months.…

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“Thank you for helping people to have the end of life care they deserve”

By Oxted Local / 07/10/2019

Following one of St Catherine’s Hospice busiest ever summers, during Hospice Care Week, Sam Farr, Ward Matron at St Catherine’s, wanted to tell you what your support means. And why your continued support is so vital.  “As the new Ward Matron at St Catherine’s, I’d like to say a really big thank you for all…

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LOCAL CARE HOME HOST FREE COMMUNITY KNIT AND NATTER PROJECT

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

Tandridge Heights care home, in Oxted have invited people within the local community to join them for free knit and natter workshops at the home. Some of their residents also join members down at the Woodhouse Centre in Oxted too, making it a real community project. Taking place every Monday guests will have a chance…

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THE BULL INN VOTED BEST PUB IN SURREY!

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

The Bull Inn, Limpsfield has been named Best Surrey Pub of the Year at the Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards. This is an amazing achievement for the Limpsfield village pub’s first year owned by Enterprising Limpsfield Limited, the company formed by local residents, which consists of over 200 largely local investors. Up against two…

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October Recipe

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

ROASTED TOMATO, GARLIC AND THYME SOUP ROSEMARY AND THYME BISCUITS  October makes me think of cuddly jumpers and big bowls of soup. I’m not going to go for the obvious pumpkin – so the first recipe today is for slow roasted tomato, garlic & thyme soup. Serves 2 – 4 people (depending on portion size)…

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Alan Titchmarsh to appear at Oxted’s Barn Theatre in support of the Orpheus Centre

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

One of the UK’s top gardening experts, Alan Titchmarsh, is looking for guests to join him as he steps on stage with Sir Richard Stilgoe, musician and composer, in aid of the Orpheus Centre. Leaving his garden behind for the day, the best-selling novelist and television personality is coming to Oxted’s Barn Theatre on Friday…

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