Oxted

Concern over Council overspend and borrowing

Tandridge District Council is continuing to buy investment properties with large sums of borrowed money underwritten by Council taxpayers. That's despite the Government's warning to all Councils about the potential risks of such investments because, if things go wrong, it is the Council taxpayer who pays the price with cuts to services and/or raised taxes. Continued

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Chalkpit lorries public inquiry

The crucial Chalkpit lorries public inquiry has now closed and the Inspector is considering his decision. It's likely to take at least several weeks before we know the verdict. ... Continued

Local Plan update - Hurst Green sites

An update on the two sites in Hurst Green that have been allocated by Tandridge District Council for housing development in its new Local Plan which is currently being examined by a Planning Inspector. ... Continued

Chichele footpaths public inquiry - 1 and 2 April 2020

The Planning Inspectorate has now set the date for a two day public inquiry into three new rights of way across Chichele field - see map for the routes. ... Continued

20 Feb 2020

Jackie Wren to stand for re-election on 7 May

We are very pleased to announce that OLRG’s Jackie Wren is standing for re-election for the Oxted North and Tandridge Ward in the Tandridge District Council elections being held on 7 May. ... Continued ...


06 Feb 2020

Deb Shiner, OLRG's candidate for Oxted South

We are delighted to announce that Deb Shiner will be standing as OLRG's candidate for the Oxted South Ward in the Tandridge District Council elections being held on 7 May. ... Continued ...


17 Nov 2019

Council plans 50 homes on Morrisons car park

Morrisons car park housing plan/ Infrastructure / Hurst Green Local Plan sites ... Continued ...


11 Nov 2019

Wolfs Hill/Hurst Green commuter parking

Just to update you on two issues for Hurst Green that were raised frequently during our door-knocking last May: ... Continued ...


06 Oct 2019

Council overspend tops £1m - watch the debate

Tandridge District Council is looking to make cuts in services because of a projected overspend this year of more than £1m - that's 10 per cent of the Council's general budget. ... Continued ...


01 Oct 2019

Appeal for Funds - Tandridge Local Plan Examination

Oxted and Limpsfield are under huge threat from Tandridge District Council's flawed Local Plan. ... Continued ...


11 Aug 2019

Landslide wins for OLRG District Council candidates

We are delighted to report that all three of OLRG's candidates have been elected to Tandridge District Council with landslide wins. It was very encouraging to see the strength of the vote and we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who helped to make this happen. ... Continued ...


18 Jul 2019

Chalkpit lorries public inquiry to last 4 days - starts 21 January 2020. A venue has still to be agreed

The Planning Inspectorate has now fixed the date for a 4 day public inquiry into the Chalkpit Quarry operator's appeal against conditions on the lorries agreed by Surrey County Council in October last year. The operator Southern Gravel is appealing ... Continued ...


12 Jul 2019

Just a reminder that next Wednesday 17 July is the deadline for comments to be sent to the Chalkpit appeal Planning Inspector

The quarry operator Southern Gravel is appealing against the limit of 112 HGV movements a day - it wants a daily limit of 200 HGV movements. The company is also appealing against two other conditions in the planning permission approved by Surrey County Co ... Continued ...


16 Jun 2019

Chalkpit lorries public inquiry - 17 July deadline for comments

Chalkpit Quarry operator Southern Gravel's appeal against the limit of 112 HGV movements a day is to be decided by a public inquiry. Southern Gravel wants a daily limit of 200 HGV movements (100 in and 100 out). The company is also appealing agains ... Continued ...