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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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Drop into the Jobcentre at the Council Offices

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

The Jobcentre is running a drop in service at the Council Offices, Oxted every Monday, from 10am to 4pm. Residents can drop in to ask about benefits, make a claim, submit and validate documents or find out about an existing claim. The Jobcentre staff will be based in reception. This new service will reduce the…

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Faure Requiem – A Come and Sing Performance

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

Come and join Hurst Green Singers to sing one of the most beautiful works in the choral repertoire on Saturday 2 November 2019 in St John’s Church, Hurst Green. Registration for singers starts at 13.30, rehearsal starts at 14.00 with a performance at 17.30.  The cost is £15 per singer (£5 for students) and £5…

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Request for information concerning ownership of: Land between Mill Lane and Coltsfoot Lane, Oxted, Surrey RH8

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

Notice is hereby given that we, being Property Risk Inspection Ltd, have an interest in the matter of group of trees located between Mill Lane and Coltsfoot Lane and the nuisance in subsidence damage being caused to 80 Coltsfoot lane, Oxted, Surrey RH8 9ET. We are attempting to identify the relevant land owners in order to…

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Local Plan Examination Date Set

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

The public examination hearings for Our Local Plan: 2033, will start on Tuesday 8 October at 9.30am and will be heard by planning Inspector Philip Lewis BA (Hons) MA MRTPI.  A key part of the examination process is a series of public hearing sessions. Representatives including parish councils, development professionals, residents and other stakeholders, whose…

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Oxted Rotary’s Autumn Trio

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

As Oxted Local readers will have seen in past issues, Oxted Rotary is renowned for helping local causes and Our Community Grant Scheme is the latest drive to help Single parent families in the RH8 area.  The grant scheme is soon to be expanded to help other target groups and news of that will be…

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Seeking information about the past history of Church House, Edenbridge

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

The Eden Valley Museum, in the heart of Edenbridge, is housed in a medieval farm house once known as Doggett’s Farm and now called Church House.  In 2020 the Eden Valley Museum will be launching an exhibition to celebrate its 20th birthday. We are looking for information about the past history of Church House. We…

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Ghosts and Ghouls on the loose in Caterham Valley this Halloween

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

Caterham Valley has a cauldron full of spooky activities planned for the half term holiday.  The hocus pocus begins with a Halloween trail through the town. Children can go on the hunt for ghostly clues in shop windows and discover sweet treats along the way. The fun, family-friendly trails take place from Friday, October 25…

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HOLLAND JUNIOR SCHOOL

By Oxted Local / 01/10/2019

What a difference a year makes! A new year sees big changes for one of our local schools.  Holland Junior School in Hurst Green has over the years had its critics, but with a new head, Miss Gill Robertson earlier this year, it’s all change at this little school with the big heart.  The children’s…

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Westerham Country Fayre

By Oxted Local / 01/09/2019

Held on The Green with the Horticultural Autumn Show in St Mary’s Church Saturday 14th September 11am – 5 pm  Westerham Town Partnership is at its best bringing together the community, with its latest event, celebrating all that is country crafts, activities and produce, alongside local vintage, retro and fashion stalls. Westerham Horticultural Society will…

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