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Oxted Morrisons - parking info

Thank you to the many people who have been in contact with their concerns about the signs that had been erected on the upper deck car park of the Morrisons store in Oxted which stated that there was only 10 minutes’ parking allowed when the store was closed. Morrisons have a planning agreement with Tandridge District Council that only allows them to make changes to parking restrictions during the store’s opening hours with the prior agreement of the Council. As that had not happened Continued

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Elected!

We are delighted to say that OLRG’s three candidates have been elected to Tandridge District Council with large majorities. Thank you so much to everyone for all the support and encouragement we have received. The linked Independents also did really well with 3 seats retained together with 2 new seats, one in Bletchingley & Nutfield and one in ... Continued

Tandridge District Council balanced budget achieved

We are very pleased to say that a balanced budget has now been set for the coming year despite all the financial problems the Council has had, including the pension costs error which left an annual £920,500 gap in the finances. This was discovered just after the Independents and OLRG Alliance took over as a minority administration last May. Bala ... Continued

Ukraine update

Following the Tandridge District full council meeting on 21 April, the position regarding Ukrainian visitors in Tandridge was updated to the following:  We have 74 registered hosts and 194 guests wishing to come to stay in Tandridge.  15 guests have already arrived and 92 visas have been approved. Staff are starting to carry out DBS and accommodatio ... Continued

12 Mar 2022

St Mary’s School “Trash, Cash, Splash”

OLRG Councillors Catherine Sayer and Jackie Wren were very pleased to be invited to St Mary's School in Oxted to show their support for the school’s “Trash, Cash, Splash” fundraising scheme. Headteacher Mrs Lewis and pupils from ... Continued ...


07 Mar 2022

Ukraine Crisis: how you can help

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused and is causing appalling devastation for many in the country. If you would like to make a cash donation, here are some ways to do so: British Red Cross: Read More


04 Mar 2022

Frauds and Scams

The number of frauds and scams rocketed during the pandemic with some consumer organisations estimating a 33% rise. Here are some of the current and emerging scams: * Romance Fraud: Victims are duped into sending money to criminals who go to great ... Continued ...


04 Mar 2022

OLRG Candidates - Tandridge District Council May 5 elections

There are three OLRG candidates standing in the Tandridge District Council elections being held on May 5th. Catherine Sayer is standing for re-election for the Oxted North and Tandridge Ward. Catherine was first elected in 2018 for the Oxted & Limp ... Continued ...


12 Feb 2022

CCTV consultation results

A recent consultation by Oxted Parish Council and Limpsfield Parish Council about the installation of CCTV cameras in Oxted and Hurst Green has resulted in an overwhelming “yes” to the project. The proposal is to install CCTV first in Sta ... Continued ...


12 Feb 2022

10th March - Crime & Anti-Social behaviour meeting

Thursday 10 March at 7.30pm at the Hurst Green Community Centre. Cllr Chris Langton who has arranged the meeting said: “You may remember that last November, we had a residents' meeting with our Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner ... Continued ...


20 Jan 2022

Southern Rail services latest

There have been some queries recently about the reduced Southern Rail train services to Oxted and Tandridge District as a whole and so, in her role as Council leader, Cllr Catherine Sayer wrote to Govia Thameslink (who own Southern) to ask what the positi ... Continued ...


07 Jan 2022

Hardship support fund

Tandridge District Council has a “Tandridge Household Support Fund” and is inviting residents on low incomes to apply for a grant to help ease financial pressures this winter. It’s a grant to help meet the cost of essential items suc ... Continued ...


27 Dec 2021

Surrey Hills AONB Boundary Review

The boundary of the local Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is being reviewed. It means that areas currently outside of the Surrey Hills AONB could be added and given a high level of protection. The Oxted, Hurst Green and Limpsfield areas are ... Continued ...


03 Dec 2021

How to support Master Park's new pavilion...

If you would like to support the new pavilion in Oxted’s Master Park, read on... We know there are many great causes out there! However, our project is for a new pavilion that will serve the community as a WHOLE and change us from a ... Continued ...