Local news and information articles from Tandridge and East Surrey.

David Lee and Jeffrey Gray

Whyteleafe Liberal Democrat Councillors are celebrating an award of £502,000 to Whyteleafe’s Station Road surgery to support the expansion of its premises and the upgrading of services to its patients. The money comes from a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) fund and was awarded by the District Council’s Strategy and Resources Committee at the 22ndSeptember meeting.

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First net zero carbon council houses to be built in Caterham

New council homes will be zero carbon in Tandridge thanks to local Lib Dem councillors’ climate change initiative. Last night’s Tandridge Housing Committee agreed to build a trial 12 new net zero carbon council houses in Caterham. This follows the Liberal Democrat Councillors introducing a motion to declare a climate emergency earlier this year which was supported by all councillors with the exception of the two Harestone Conservative Councillors.

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Let's re-open recycling centres at Caterham and Warlingham

Today local Liberal Democrat County Councilor Chris Botten has written to the Conservative leader of Surrey County Council demanding a date for the opening of the recycling centers here in Caterham and Warlingham.

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East Surrey Lib Dems' Parliamentary Candidate - Alex Ehmann

Following the recent success of the Liberal Democrats in the European elections in East Surrey, Liberal Democrats are proud to announce that Alexander Ehmann has been selected as their Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the forthcoming General Election.

Local Party Chairman, Chris Botten said: "Alex is an excellent candidate and will be the hard-working campaigner that East Surrey needs. As the Deputy Leader of a flagship Liberal Democrat Council and an established Councillor, Alex has the experience of fighting and winning for local residents.”

Tandridge Lib Dems

The Parliamentary Constituency of East Surrey has changed its borders several times over the decades. It currently covers the whole of Tandridge District and part of Reigate & Banstead Borough, mostly Horley wards.

Flooding in Whyteleafe

The multi-agency plan to mitigate flooding risk debated at Tandridge

Lib Dem Councillor Alun Jones said, “Tandridge is working with other agencies, however, progress is slow.” Local Lib Dems proposed an amendment successfully because flooding falls through the cracks of the committee system, and a review at a local level must happen.

Surrey Lib Dem News

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