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September Edition Online

The September Edition of Oxted Local is now online to view it use this link: https://oxtedlocal.co.uk/magazines/September_2019/index.html We are now working on the October Edition – Deadline is 13th September If you are organising or promoting an event happening in October list it here: https://oxtedlocal.co.uk/community-events/ To advertise your event or business view our rates here: https://oxtedlocal.co.uk/book-advertising/

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Westerham Country Fayre

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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News from Oxted Patient Action Group

A big thank you to St Silvan’s Area Charity who have donated a 24hr blood pressure monitor to OHC costing £935.  This is a very welcome addition to the surgery and will help cut the waiting list for this piece of equipment. The machine was presented to Dr Hill by Emma Evans from St. Silvan’s…

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Hurst Green Singers Welcomes New Members

Hurst Green Singers are a thriving local choir with some 60 members and are always looking to encourage new talent. Under the direction of Dr James Meaders, rehearsals take place every Tuesday evening in term time (September – May) in St John’s Church, Hurst Green and there are two performances each year. We sing a…

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1st Oxted Scouts: Second Hand BIKE SALE

Saturday September 21st, Master Park, Oxted Sellers – Bring your roadworthy and good condition bikes, prams, scooters etc down to Master Park for registration at 8:30am. You set the price (we can offer guidance) and you can complete a form ahead of time (one form for each item). Follow the Bike Sale link to the…

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Oxted cyclist shares great work of Sight for Surrey with his 100 mile Prudential Ride London

If you had a visual impairment or hearing loss where would you turn to?  Sight for Surrey is a charity providing support to over 7,000 people who are blind, partially sighted, Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing including 620 people in the Tandridge area.  Chris Zahner from Oxted was keen to publicly thank and fundraise…

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The Oxted Sessions at The Barn Theatre!

The Oxted Sessions sets up its stall at The Barn Theatre for September and October, with a special performance of a nationally touring, critically acclaimed play; and a visit by a British TV legend! On Sunday 15th September, The Oxted Sessions, in association with The Barn Theatre, are happy to present Kick In The Head’s…

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Hazelwood School Hosts Independent Senior Schools’ Fair

Saturday 7th September from 9am until 12noon If you are considering the independent school sector for your child, making the decision about which Senior School to choose can be quite daunting.  There are plenty to choose from, both in the local area and those located a short, but manageable, bus or train ride away.  All…

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The Gatwick Airport Master Plan announcement

On 18th July Gatwick Airport published its Master Plan that, in effect, sets out its intention to become a 3 runway airport. It plans to increase the number of aircraft movements on the main runway by using new satellite technology; to use the emergency runway on a regular basis for departures; and to safeguard land…

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East Surrey Walkers Improve Popular Local Footpath

The public footpath that goes from opposite The Haycutter at Broadham Green to Oxted Mill has not been ‘user friendly’ until now, despite being on the route of the Greensand Way, a major long distance path. Until recently there was a difficult stile to get over by the road and two more as you walk…

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For those who have already invested, and also for those who wished they had invested first time around, but missed out, The Bull Inn Limpsfield is offering the opportunity to top-up your existing investment or become one of The Bull’s merry band of investors! Enterprising Limpsfield Ltd, the private company that owns The Bull Inn…

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Citizens Advice Oxted & District Appoints a New Manager

Citizens Advice in Oxted are very pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Wyncoll, an Oxted resident, to head up the local advice office. Catherine brings with her 10 years of Citizens Advice experience in a number of roles in Oxted, Epsom and Caterham. Catherine said: ‘I am thrilled to be taking over the Oxted…

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Bushey Croft’s new play area

The new play area for Bushey Croft, Oxted has now opened, with a swing set, springer, spinning carousel and an adventure unit complete with climbing net, fireman’s pole and slide. Designed for children up to 14 years old, the play area will be an inclusive play space for all abilities. This project is part of…

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The Countryside Food Festival Returns this September!

Shake out your picnic rug and make some space in your kitchen cupboards – the Countryside Food Festival is returning to Priory Farm in Nutfield on Saturday, September 14, and is once again raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Hosted by Surrey-based Local Food Britain, visitors will have a field day with a mouth-watering mix…

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News from Caterham, Oxted & Godstone Lions Club

Last month the Club gathered at the White Hart Barn to mark the start of a new Lions year which meant handing over the role of Club President from Rita Reissland to Chris Frith.  As well as being somewhat formal it is also a social event which this year included a buffet lunch. Club members…

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Oxted Boot Fair Sunday 18 August – Master Park, Oxted

The Oxted Boot Fair has been a regular feature of summer in Oxted since 2010, starting off as a once-a year event in June and, for the last four years, twice-a-year – June and August. The next Oxted Boot Fair will be held on Sunday 18 August, as usual on Oxted’s Master Park. The Oxted…

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Have your say on the draft Design Guide for future housing development across the High Weald

The High Weald AONB Partnership, which includes Tandridge District Council and 14 other planning authorities across Surrey, Kent and Sussex, is carrying out an eight week public consultation on the draft Design Guide for new housing development in the High Weald. The Guide aims to give clear, succinct, practical and consistent advice on design expectations for new housing development in…

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Calling all parents & grandparents…volunteers needed!

Could you help make a difference to vulnerable  families with young children in your local area?  Are you a parent or a grandparent with 3 hours per week to spare? Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support during those early years when children are young. Your experience as a parent can help other parents….

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Limpsfield Neighbourhood Plan adopted

The Planning Policy Committee on 25 June approved the Limpsfield Neighbourhood Plan, which forms part of the Council’s wider development plan and will be used in the assessment of planning applications for the Limpsfield area. The plan has been drawn up by local residents and Limpsfield Parish Council. It sets out what Limpsfield could look…

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Buy tickets for Open Air Cinema in Surrey this August for local Air Ambulance!

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex is proud to be hosting an Open Air Cinema, in association with Gatwick Airport, where they will screen the 1.21 gigawatt blockbuster, Back to the Future! The 80’s pop culture classic will be shown on a huge screen in the grounds of Gatwick Aviation Museum, in Charlwood (Surrey), on Saturday 10th August. Gates will open…

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The Oxted Sessions: Stephanie Hare – Britain at a Crossroads: Huawei, The Five Eyes and The Future of 5G

The United Kingdom is facing one of its biggest decisions for a generation – and, no, we don’t mean Brexit!  As the UK begins the process of rolling out 5G nationwide, and ensuring it remains at the forefront of technological development and innovation, it is faced with a conflict of interests.  The UK wants to…

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Tandridge Heights Care Home in Oxted have teamed up with a local Primary School for a newly launched pen pal scheme, connecting residents within their homes with creative writing pupils.  Residents of Tandridge Heights, which is run by Barchester Healthcare, have been sharing their stories of the past with year four students, and making new…

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Oxted cyclist takes on Ride London 100 for Sight for Surrey!

Sight for Surrey support over 7000 people who are blind or partially sighted, Deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing. Chris Zahner is taking part in the Prudential Ride London 100 to raise funds for the charity as Chris’s daughter Chloe has a visual impairment and has had direct help from the charity. Chris says “Our…

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Tesco Blue Chip

Sight for Surrey chosen for Tesco tokens for July, August and September

Sight for Surrey are a charity supporting over 7000 people who are blind, or partially sighted, Deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing. You may know us as SAVI. We’re delighted to have been chosen as one of the 3 Tesco centenary grant charities. This means we will be in ALL Tesco’s throughout Surrey in July,…

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Oxted Local New Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our NEW WEBSITE

Our new website has officially been launched today to fully integrate with the magazine and our social media channels, primarily to help represent local business, charitable organisations and the communities of Oxted & Limpsfiled and surrounding areas. We have been wanting to make several improvements to our website, for quite a while now, finally we…

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Pure Encapsulations

Pure Encapsulations available at Lifestyle Vitamins

For nearly 30 years, Pure Encapsulations have been researching, developing, and delivering high-quality hypoallergenic natural health supplements for use by healthcare practitioners and their clients. They are a market-leader committed to sourcing pure, premium ingredients and, as the name suggests, their products are pure, containing no: Wheat and gluten Egg Peanuts Coatings and shellacs GMOs…

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Lingfest 2019

Summer Festival Time in Lingfield

Saturday July 13th will see the return of the Lingfield Festival. Now known officially as the Lingfest. This one-day event is a must for local families and friends. An opportunity to get together and enjoy summer at its best with live music and entertainment for everyone. The event starts at noon and finishes at 10.30pm…

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Fairfield Halls

Fairfield Halls to re-open from this September!

September 16 2019 will mark the end of what has seemingly been a very long journey for Fairfield Halls. The venue will re-open following extensive refurbishment and will offer up South London’s largest arts centre to the borough of Croydon and beyond. Sympathetically refurbished to its original 1962 splendour the venue will offer the perfect…

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Making Every Drop Count

Every Drop Counts in Tandridge

Making Every Drop Count in Tandridge…and beyond Did you know that the south east has less rain per person than Morocco? Where you live is classed as ‘water stressed’ so it’s really important that everyone uses water wisely so there is enough of this precious resource to go around – if we can all save…

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