Archive for the ‘Leigh’ Category

Flanchford bridge delay

by Mike Ward on 1 November, 2016

Surrey Highways has issued the following update regarding Flanchford Bridge: Stakeholder Update – 29 September 2016 Work to replace Flanchford Bridge continues as you may have seen, the old bridge has been removed, construction of new foundations is underway and there will be more visible progress during the next month. However, we are now unlikely […]

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Gatwick noise increased? New campaign group formed

by Mike Ward on 21 October, 2014

A new campaign group, PlaneWrong, has been  formed to campaign against the changes in Gatwick departure routes to the north of the airport. People across a wide area from Capel to Beare Green and Coldharbour and then across the Holmwoods, Brockham, Betchworth & Leigh to Reigate and Redhill and beyond are being affected for the […]

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Aircraft nuisance to continue to November

by Mike Ward on 13 August, 2014

Information from the Civil Aviation Authority reveals that the noise nuisance from aircraft flying the new flight paths is likely to continue until November. A review and final decision is due at that point. This means that it is vital to keep complaining, even after the consultation closes on 14 August, whenever we are disturbed […]

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If you live in The Holmwoods, Beare Green, Capel or parts of Brockham, Betchworth & Leigh, you will have been only too aware of the increase in flights and noise overhead since the start of the year. For many of us, we have gone from having occasional flights, but not enough to be much of […]

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Crumbling Roads to be resurfaced

by Mike Ward on 22 October, 2013

After pressure from residents, Parish Councils and Liberal Democrat Councillor, Iain Murdoch , the County Council has finally recognised that action is needed in Church Road Leigh and Vicarage Lane Capel. Work will be done within the next 6 months. However, surprisingly, the roads are not considered bad enough for a full repair. So they […]

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Major Road Repair Programme but gaps remain

by Mike Ward on 20 June, 2013

The County Council has announced a major programme of road repairs throughout the County thanks to additional funding from the Government. This means that several roads will be repaired over the next 5 years including some that have been in poor condition for some time and that we have mentioned here or in FOCUS. These […]

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