Local News week of 1st September 2022

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Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper local news section for the two weeks ending 1st September 2022 includes advice on the cost of energy, details of a new bus service and the wonderful Epsom Jazz Club’s Autumn programme.

This week we begin with advice from National Energy Action (NEA) on how to cope when the Energy Price Cap increases and news from Surrey Community Action who provide community help and guidance.

We have a story on how the success of the South West London Orthepedic (swleoc) centre in Epsom led to a visit by outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

We have the story of an honour paid to The Friends of Horton Cemetery on the launch of their Out of Sight Out of Mind project, supported by Historic England and King’s College London, to remember the 9000 patients buried in Europe’s largest asylum cemetery.

Epsom and Ewell borough council and the Mayor of Epsom and Ewell Clive Woodbridge have signed the ASB Help charity pledge on anti-social behaviour.

We have details of an on-demand electric bus service Mole Valley Connect, a door to door service across a wide area including Epsom Hospital. In other news, we have the reaction of Chessigton World of Adventures to being within the Transport For London (TFL) border for the Ultra Low Emmissions Zone (ULEZ).

Listen to our audio news for these and other stories, including advice from Thames Water on the hosepipe ban, and ending with Epsom Jazz Club‘s Autumn programme.

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More Contact Information for this week’s news stories

For more information on the hosepipe ban, visit Thames Water

For details of the bus service visit Mole Valley Connect or call 0300 123 7751

For information visit Horton Cemetery.

For details visit the ASB HELP Pledge

For full details of the autumn programme visit Epsom Jazz Club


The local news is just one of three sections of the Epsom and Ewell as described on the About Us page.

This week’s news articles come from the Epsom and Ewell Times and BBC Local Democracy Reporting Service and the Surrey Comet and Surrey Live.

the featured poster is from Epsom Jazz Club

Community information is available from the websites: Surrey County Council, Epsom and Ewell Borough Council and Epsom and Ewell Families.

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