New Chairman elected for 2019-2020

Tandridge District Council’s Chairman for 2019-2020 is Councillor Jeremy Pursehouse. The previous chairman, Councillor David Cooley, presented him with the ceremonial chain of office when he was elected at last night’s Annual Council meeting. The Vice-Chairman of the Council, also elected at last night’s meeting, is Councillor Simon Morrow who represents the Warlingham East, Chelsham and Farleigh Ward. Councillor Pursehouse has lived in Warlingham for 37 years and represented Warlingham East Ward from 1988 to 2000, which later became Warlingham…

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Political balance and committee membership

Following the District Council elections on 3 May, no party has control of the Council. The political balance of the Council is 16 Conservatives, 13 OLRG Independents Alliance, 11 Liberal Democrats, and 2 Independent Group councillors. The Leader of the Conservatives is Councillor Tony Elias and the Deputy Leader, Councillor Keith Jecks. The Leader of the OLRG Independents Alliance is Councillor Jackie Wren and the Deputy Leader, Councillor Catherine Sayer. The Leader of the Liberal Democrats is Councillor Chris Botten and the…

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Sign up now for a chance to win one of two special prizes this summer

All Tandridge Together Lottery players on Saturday 29 June will not only be in with a chance of winning £25,000, but will also have a chance to win a family entrance ticket to Godstone Farm or an afternoon tea at the Copthorne Hotel London Gatwick. To date the lottery has had over 3000 lucky winners winning more than £30,000 worth of prizes ranging from £2,000, £250 or £25 cash prizes and free extra tickets. Lottery tickets cost £1 and all…

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Network Lunch at Lingfield Community Centre

Network Lunch Thursday 13 June Lingfield Community Centre, High Street, Lingfield RH7 6AB 12 noon to 2.30pm There will be speakers from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, Citizens Advice, Community Foundation for Surrey and Groundwork/Tesco Bags of Help at the lunch. ‘Safe and Well Visits’ – Surrey Fire and Rescue Service is working with voluntary sector to support vulnerable people. Danny Johnson, Tandridge Fire Service. Universal Credit – Citizens Advice – Help to Claim Service Catherine Wyncoll, Citizens Advice. Funding for Charities…

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East Surrey Chairs Network

The next East Surrey Chairs Network will be on: Thursday 13 June 6.30-8.30 At Oxted Community Hall, 53 Church Ln, Oxted RH8 9NB The topic will be: Strategic planning to ensuring your organisation doesn’t drift. To book a place at the event click here or contact or calling 01883 722593

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Dementia Action Week 20-26 May 2019

During the week: Dementia Action Week (20-26 May 2019) unites people, workplaces, schools and communities to take action and improve the lives of people living with dementia.  #UnitedAgainstDementia The Oxted Dementia Friendly Community launches this week.  Look out for the posters in Oxted shops supporting this initiative #UnitedAgainstDementia  #DAW2019 Surrey Hills are running open days (21-23 May) for Dementia Action Week  in support of Dementia Friendly Oxted.  Try on their age simulation suit and negotiate simple tasks in their model…

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Relationship guidance for Local VCSE Groups

The Care Quality Commission are in the process of creating guidance for local voluntary and community sector groups that will look at how they can best work together. They really want to find out the views of local groups on how they might work with each other and want to find out how they work with local communities. The questionnaire can be returned by post or email. Download a copy now or ask your audiences to take the questionnaire online. The survey…

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Participate in a Survey Regarding Volunteering

Volunteering Week 2019 (#VolunteeringWeek), which runs from 1st to 7th June, is fast approaching. To mark Volunteering Week, whatCharity invite you and your charity to participate in a survey regarding volunteering. whatCharity wish to give all sizes and type of charities a chance to express their observations, wishes and opinions through this survey and the subsequent publication of the data we collect. They’re doing this because they truly believe doing good shouldn’t be complicated – not for the public, nor…

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There are only 18 days until Volunteers’ Week 2019!

There are only 18 days until Volunteers’ Week 2019! Hopefully by now you’ve: • Checked out the website • Planned how you will celebrate • Downloaded the resources you need (including our new selfie frame and template email signature) Do remember to let the world know how your celebrating. Last year, the events page was viewed more than 40,000 times! If your event isn’t listed, you’re missing out on some great publicity. Still not sure what it’s all about? That’s OK. Grab a…

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CQC want to know how to work better with you locally

CQC want to know how to work better with you locally The Care Quality Commission (CQC) want to find out your views on how they can work with you and how you work with your local communities. Fill out this questionnaire to shape new guidance. You can also email the questionnaire or post it to return it back to us. Download a copy now or take the questionnaire online. The survey closes 31 May 2019.

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