Salfords & Sidlow Parish Council

Salfords & Sidlow Parish Council Parish Council assisting the residents and community

Operating as usual

Love Reigate and Banstead
24/02/2021

Love Reigate and Banstead

If you would like to talk to someone about the help available, call Surrey’s 24/7 confidential phone line on 0808 802 5000 to guide you to the right support or visit http://orlo.uk/35VcH

Love Reigate and Banstead
24/02/2021

Love Reigate and Banstead

Know someone who is looking for a local job?
Our new employment website profiles the borough’s major employers and includes a search tool to see the current opportunities locally.
There are also useful tips on upskilling and interview advice. For more, visit http://orlo.uk/ObpBs

Love Reigate and Banstead
24/02/2021

Love Reigate and Banstead

We want to hear what you think of the choice of services provided by our Banstead, Horley and Woodhatch community centres and what else they could offer to meet community needs.

It could be activities for children and parents, young people’s services, dementia support or support for people experiencing loneliness and isolation or poverty, or something else.

Find out more and take part here ➡️ http://orlo.uk/pfdqh

Horley Town
24/02/2021

Horley Town

Meath Green Lane, advance warning, road closure.
Surrey County Council have advised that Meath Green Lane will be closed from Horley Row to Poynes Road on Thursday 11th March, between 8am and 5 pm.to allow for road surface dressing. #HorleyTown, #Community,

Love Reigate and Banstead
24/02/2021

Love Reigate and Banstead

NEWS: Regular symptom-free coronavirus testing is available in central Redhill from 1 March for anyone who lives or works in Surrey and cannot work at home during this lockdown - as part of Surrey-wide initiative.

Help protect yourself, your family, and your co-workers.

Read more: http://orlo.uk/Vdgwu

To book a rapid test visit: http://orlo.uk/qH8o3

Thank you so much to volunteers Sue and Ian who did an amazing job on clearing the footpath leading from the A23 to Salf...
24/02/2021

Thank you so much to volunteers Sue and Ian who did an amazing job on clearing the footpath leading from the A23 to Salfords train station on 23 February. Your hard work and efforts have made such a difference to this well used footpath.

Acts like this make such a difference to our community. If you think you would like to be involved in an activity like this or help monitor footpaths and bridleways in Salfords and Sidlow please contact the Clerk [email protected]

24/02/2021

SURREY HEARTLAND COVID-19
VACCINATION PROGRAMME

Partner update 19th February 2021


Welcome to our regular Covid-19 vaccination update. This short update will be published and circulated every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, in addition to our weekly vaccination newsletter. If you wish to subscribe/unsubscribe please email us at: [email protected]

Latest video – The Covid-19 vaccination programme explained
Watch our latest video with Dr Sally Johnson here where she explains how our local vaccination programme is working and answers some common questions.

Reminder – please help to remind people they should only attend with a booked appointment

Unfortunately a message was circulated in error earlier today about surplus vaccine at the Epsom Racecourse vaccination centre being available today and over the weekend. This is not the case and we are urging people to please not attend the site unless they have a booked appointment. If you can help by retweeting our message we would be very grateful.

Vaccination centre opening hours

Our local vaccination programme works flexibly to allow for changes in vaccine supply, booking numbers and other factors to ensure we make best use of our resources. This means that our sites don’t necessarily operate every day (although they are open most days). Frontline teams plan patient appointments accordingly to ensure the most efficient service; as a reminder, we aren’t able to offer vaccinations to anyone without an appointment. Across Surrey Heartlands we continue to make really good progress to deliver vaccinations to all the priority cohorts within the timescales expected.

Latest FAQs
You can find a comprehensive set of FAQs on the local programme on our website here.

When will I be contacted about making an appointment to receive my second dose?

Patients will be contacted just prior to 11 weeks after they received their first dose. The organisation that vaccinated you in the first place is responsible for ensuring you are re-contacted to receive your second dose. If you booked your appointment via the National Booking Service (for example at Epsom Racecourse or a community pharmacy) you should already have your second appointment.

Useful links

Useful links
• FAQs
• NHS.UK Covid-19 vaccine
• GOV.UK Covid-19 vaccination programme
• Data release
• Information on priority groups

23/02/2021

ROAD CLOSURE

Thursday 11th March 2021
Road Closed
8 am to 5 pm

Meath Grene Lane will be closed whilst Surrey County Council carry out patching works from Horley Row to Poynes Road.

Once these works have been completed, Surrey County Council will return to apply surface dressing to the road next summer.

Surrey County Council will make sure you can get to and from your houses or business when it is safe to do so, but there may be times when delays are unavoidable. Talk to a member of Surrey County Council staff on site if you need help.

Parking

Please keep the road free from parked cars. Please park elsewhere on the days of work. Otherwise your vehicle may be towed away to a nearby road.

We are supporting Salfords and Sidlow students who are undertaking their Duke of Edinbugh Award complete their volunteer...
22/02/2021

We are supporting Salfords and Sidlow students who are undertaking their Duke of Edinbugh Award complete their volunteering by undertaking litter picking in our villages. If you see them out and about please give them your support.

Their first outing was at the common and Salfords cricket pitch where they collected many bags of rubbish from there and the surrounding shrubbery.

We are very proud of them helping keep our villages clean.

22/02/2021
Bishop's Lent Appeal 2021: Foodbank at St Matthew, Redhill

Salfords Village Hall foodbank is open weekday mornings between 10am and midday Monday to Thursday. All our donations collected are given to the foodbank at St Matthews, Redhill. Father Andrew at St Matthews gives an overview of how your donations are processed and make such a difference to our local community.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEgeXiK8lRo&feature=youtu.be

Please take time to have a look and if there is anything you can spare we are very appreciative of what you can donate at the village hall.

The Parish Council thanks you for everything you donate and also thank the volunteers who help run it on various days of the week.

By working together we can all make such a difference and help people less fortunate.

Love Reigate and Banstead
18/02/2021

Love Reigate and Banstead

Tell us what you would like from your local community centre💚
We want to hear what you think of our community centres in Banstead, Horley and Woodhatch and what else they could offer to meet your needs and those of others in the local community. Perhaps the centres could offer something for you, your family or neighbours?

More information about the centres and some early ideas are included in the survey.
Find out more and take part here➡️ http://orlo.uk/RVwUX The deadline for comments is 22 March.

Salfords SchoolWe are delighted to extend our application round for places for our school Nursery for children aged 2 to...
18/02/2021

Salfords School

We are delighted to extend our application round for places for our school Nursery for children aged 2 to 4 years to start with us from September 2021. All the information, our policy and application form are on our website: http://www.salfordsschool.org/390/nursery-admissions . We will be holding a couple of virtual presentations after half term:
• Friday 26th February 9.30am
• Thursday 11th March 2pm
Please join one to hear about our amazing Nursery. You can email [email protected] to book onto one of these sessions and we will send you the link. Please let your family, friends and neighbours know too.

12/02/2021
Community centres | Reigate and Banstead

Community Centre Survey

Next week Reigate & Banstead will be issuing a survey about community centres which includes Woodhatch Community Centre

Reigate and Banstead want to ask residents about what they value about the centre (thinking about non covid times) and also ideas to develop the centres both for members and for the wider community.

If you wish to be complete the survey go to : www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk/communitycentres

Information on Community centres in the borough

Public Health Agency
12/02/2021

Public Health Agency

If not treated urgently, a person is at higher risk of death or disability if they take a stroke than from COVID-19. Act F.A.S.T
Face-Has it fallen on one side?
Arms-Can they raise them?
Speech-Is it slurred?
Time-If you notice any of these signs,
call 999
More info - pha.site/ActFAST

Reigate Business Guild
12/02/2021

Reigate Business Guild

Reigate & Banstead council have launched a local employment website in collaboration with the borough’s major employers. At this critical time, and with many residents looking for a job or a career change, the website - ‘Reigate & Banstead Works’ is dedicated to mapping the local employment landscape and employment opportunities.

A great initiative - thank you

Salfords Primary School
10/02/2021

Salfords Primary School

Whether you are learning at home or at school we can't wait to see your crazy hat and hair creations on Thursday 11th February.

We are raising funds for our PTA so we can develop our outdoor play areas. Please see the postcard for details. Do send photos of yourselves to your class email please - we know you have excellent creative ideas and can't wait to see them!

http://www.salfordsschool.org/309/pta

10/02/2021

Salfords village hall foodbank will be closed on Wednesday 10 February due to unforeseen circumstances. We will re-open on Thursday.
Please remember that we are open weekday mornings between 10am and midday Monday to Thursday. There is still a desperate need for foodbank fonations so anything you can spare is greatly appreciated. Thanks to everyone who has helped make a difference so far.

08/02/2021

Salfords village hall foodbank will be closed on Tuesday 9 February due to unforeseen circumstances. We will re-open on Wednesday.

Please remember that we are open weekday mornings between 10am and midday Monday to Thursday. There is still a desperate need for foodbank fonations so anything you can spare is greatly appreciated. Thanks to everyone who has helped make a difference so far.

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National Rail Enquiries - Official source for UK train times and timetables

Update on repairs to Salfords embankment

On behalf of Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway, we would like to apologise to customers who are affected by disruption to train services on the Brighton Main Line.

Sensors have picked up movement in the track in the Salfords area, and to ensure the safety of customers, a 5mph speed restriction is now in place on a short section of the railway. This reduces the number of trains that can pass the section per hour, and as a result the following changes have been made to services:

1. Southern services between London Victoria and Brighton will not operate. Customers to/from Brighton should use Thameslink services and change at Haywards Heath, Three Bridges or East Croydon.

2. Some all-station Thameslink services between Bedford and Gatwick Airport will turn at Redhill. Other Thameslink and Southern services will have station calls added at Earlswood, Salfords and Horley where possible to maintain services.

Other Southern and Thameslink services will operate as normal, but we are advising customers that services in the area may be delayed, to allow additional time before travelling and to check journeys at www.nationalrail.co.uk

As the briefing below explains, engineers expect to be able to repair the damaged section without further disruption. A plan is currently in development, however at this point we anticipate that train services will be affected until at least Thursday 11th February and potentially through to next weekend, depending on ground conditions and the ability to stop the underlying earth from moving.

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Love Reigate and Banstead
02/02/2021

Love Reigate and Banstead

🎉 R&BE ACTIVE AT HOME! 🎉
Lockdown won’t stop our much loved half term R&Be Active activities. Book your child a space on one of the brand new dance and drama workshops via our website. All activities take place via zoom. http://orlo.uk/yY3JA

Parish Council has organised for Councillors and residents to consider adopting Salfords train station.We are delighted ...
01/02/2021

Parish Council has organised for Councillors and residents to consider adopting Salfords train station.

We are delighted to be able to welcome two Guest Speakers who are Rob Whitehead (RW) Community Engagement Officer (Southern and GX) | Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Daniel Wright (DW) - Community Rail Support Officer from Community Rail Network

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency. Flood Alert in force: Upper River Mole, Ifield Brook, Gatwick S...
28/01/2021
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A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency.

Flood Alert in force: Upper River Mole, Ifield Brook, Gatwick Stream, Burstow Stream and Salfords Stream.

Flooding is possible for: Ifield Brook, Upper River Mole, Burstow Stream and Salfords Stream including Ifield, Lowfield Heath, Charlwood, Hookwood, Bewbush, Furnace Green, Maidenbower, Crawley, Horley, Copthorne and Salfords.

Be prepared.

River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Flooding of roads and low lying land is possible this morning from approximately 8am on Thursday 28 January 2021. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around Salfords Bridge.

We are closely monitoring the situation. Property flooding is not expected at this time, however, surface water impacts are also possible. Our incident response staff are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from the river. Our incident response staff are prepared to respond if required. This message will be updated by 8pm on Thursday 28 January 2021 or sooner if the situation changes.

To check the latest information for your area
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* Visit the GOV.UK website to see the current flood warnings, view river and sea levels or check the 5-day flood risk forecast: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/target-area/064WAF32UpprMole

* Or call Floodline on 0345 988 1188 using quickdial code: 217014 .

* Follow @EnvAgency and #floodaware on Twitter.

* Tune into weather, news and travel bulletins on local television and radio.

What you should consider doing now
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* Monitor local water levels and weather conditions.

* Keep your staff and customers informed about the situation.

* Get ready to act on your business flood plan if you have one.

* Move cars or other vehicles to higher ground, if it is safe to do so.

* Check that you know how to turn off your gas, electricity and water mains supplies.

* In rural locations, farmers should consider moving livestock and equipment away from areas likely to flood.

* Avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. 30 cm of fast-flowing water can move a car and 6 inches can knock an adult off their feet.

* Flood water is dangerous and may be polluted. Wash your hands thoroughly if you've been in contact with it.

To stop receiving these emails you can manage your account online at https://www.gov.uk/sign-up-for-flood-warnings. Or call Floodline on 0345 988 1188. If you need to contact us please call Floodline. Please do not reply to this email.

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The Parish Council has logged an idea with Surrey County Council Your Fund to make the village hall more energy efficien...
27/01/2021
Community Projects Fund

The Parish Council has logged an idea with Surrey County Council Your Fund to make the village hall more energy efficient including: Changing single panel windows to double glazing - Cavity Insulation - Roof insulation - Energy efficient lighting - Pipe insulation - Options for renewable energy such as solar panels and ground source heat pumps - Monitoring existing energy use – lightbulbs, etc.
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27/01/2021

The Parish Council is in contact with Surrey County Council Highways about the traffic lights on the A23/ Cross Oak Lane junction due to the issue with the detectors or configuration.

Siemens have been made aware of the problems and are sending one of their engineers to investigate.

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Thursday 09:00 - 12:00
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Please make sure you know where your dogs are! Just caught 2 small terriers in with our pregnant ewes! Stress on pregnant ewes can cause them to abort their unborn lambs!
CAGNE AGM with Two Guest Speakers The CAGNE Annual General Meeting will have guest speakers Henry Smith MP for Crawley and from the Government’s independent noise body, ICCAN, head of commissioners Robert Light. The CAGNE Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday 5th February 2021 virtually at 7pm. We invite residents to attend by registering at - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cagne-agm-2021-tickets-135860826389 Those registered will then be sent the online link closer to the event which will enable them to attend. Participants in the AGM are asked to submit questions to CAGNE and guest speakers in advance of the meeting Any questions should be e-mailed to [email protected] All questions must be accompanied by postal location (to assist with airspace questions) and email address. Please note that we will only accept questions that are aviation or environment related. AGM is due to close at 9.30pm.
Gatwick Airport 2nd Runway Update “Residents will receive a daily tsunami of planes during peak times with multiple departure routes and a significant increase in arrivals day and night,” said CAGNE. On the 21st January, Gatwick Airport management announced at the consultative committee (GATCOM) meeting that they have been pushing ahead with plans for a 2nd runway (G2). 2nd Runway public consultation August/ September 2021 2nd runway would add 34,000 extra flights a year at peak times 2022 Application for 2nd runway to the Secretary of State planning process – Development Consent Order. 2nd runway would add approx. 618,000 tonnes of extra carbon every year by 2050 plus N0x and vapours Sounding Alarm Bells - Gatwick announced that they have had secret meetings with your local authorities and that these elected authorities have now given Gatwick, a commercial organisation, permission to talk directly to your council officials in moving forward to secure a 2nd runway whilst discussing financial benefits. ACTION Needed – you can write to your local authority and Stop Gatwick Expansion. Elections for some councils are in May. Facts - Gatwick Airport would have to rebuild the emergency runway (moved by 12m with new taxiways) to enable it to be used at peak times in unison with the main runway. They do not have permission as yet to use the two runways in unison. They do have CAA permission to fly the same flights paths as today to and from this 2nd runway (G2) They propose to add 34,000 aircraft movements a year to the, pre-COVID, 285,000. This would enable the airport to substantially increase the number of flights early morning that have serious health risks, and early evening. It is projected that the airport’s emissions will go from 0.77MtCO2 in 2017 to 0.95MtCO2 in 2028 with an extra 168,000 tonnes of carbon with a 2nd runway. Gatwick announced that they had continued to undertake ecology studies and writing to local authorities during the pandemic. The public consultation will be in August/ September – we do not know what format it will take ie online or face-to-face. Early 2022 Gatwick will formally apply to the Secretary of State for permission to take forward a Development Consent Order. CAGNE Comment - As your umbrella community and environment group we have always been at the forefront in opposing airport expansion and this has not changed as we launched Stop Gatwick Expansion at the outset of these plans for a 2nd runway. We do not believe that Gatwick shareholders will be satisfied with only 34,000 extra planes a year from the 2ndrunway as their original plans (Master Plan 2018) detailed 55,000 extra planes a year of a second runway and 1 million tonnes of extra carbon a year. An airport can always apply for retrospective planning to the local authority at a later date so you should be warned that once it is there, there will be little to prevent the current owners, or the new owners, from further expansion. Unite with CAGNE join the Stop Gatwick Expansion plans at www.cagne.org Make a donation to the legal fund to Stop Gatwick Expansion at www.cagne.org
Please look out for Willa! Last seen on Saturday evening bit may be hungry and exploring now. Contact me on 07889602451 if you see or hear anything pls. Many thanks
Can you believe someone is having a bonfire on this lovely sunny afternoon!!!
If there are any elderly or vulnerable that can’t get out shopping or to fulfil their needs. My husband and I are happy to help with lifts, or going shopping, collecting prescriptions for them! Just DM us (stay safe love Alex and James of Lodge Lane)
If you use Salfords station car park Monday to Friday you may have been told about a huge change to charges from £0 to £9.10 per day
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RECRUITING! Home care workers required Choice of 30 hour contract or zero hour contract. Full time Home Care Assistants to work in the Caterham-Woldingham-Warlingham-Whyteleafe-Godstone-Hurst Green and Oxted areas. Experience desired but not essential. Starting at £10.00 per hour, plus mileage, pension, holiday, phone free uniform. Excellent training package.Car with contracted hours. Please call 01883 345 344 ask for Lesley or Jackie
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You guys do a fine job Can anything be done about the huge puddle in Honeycrock lane every time it rains ?
What ever was that loud bang? Was it thunder??