In this week’s EETN local news section we have planning news, an annoucement on Council Tax and Spring is in the air with Nature Notes and Surrey listed as one of the most romantic places in the Uk.

We begin with the ongoing story about the planning proposal to Surrey County Council for waste recycling industrial sites at the Chalk Pit.

Epsom Borough Council announces an increase, averaging £100, in this year’s Council Tax, defended by the Residents Association. The increase has been criticised by the Labour Group.

Mole Valley District Council held a meeting regarding the submission of their application to build at least 6000 houses between 2020-2037.

Surrey Police warn catalytic convertor thieves are targeting Epsom and Ewell, especially cars in hospital and shopping centre car parks.

Listen to this week’s audio local news for details of these and other stories. Find out how sheep comforted teenagers at NESCOT and discover the history of Epsom Salts.

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Contact Information for this week’s news stories

To view the Chalk Pit Waste Site Application visit Surrey County Council Planning Application Display – SCC Ref 2020/0159 surrey.cc.gov.uk

Bourne Hall Hearld of Spring

Date 12th March

For more information about the event and the competions visit Bourne Hall Herald of Spring

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