Local news week of 21st June 2021

In this week’s Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper local news section, is the exciting news of the unveiling of the suffragette Emily Wilding Davidson statue in Epsom town centre, with thanks to The Emily Wilding Davidson memorial project.

We have stories about more amazing women with Megan Cross planning to walk up Boxhill 40 times, the equivalent of Mount Everest, to raise money for the mental health charity The Grace Dear Trust and a Surrey mum on a mission to improve maths education with the Maths For Life Programme. We also have more history in stories about the Epsom Derby and a Surrey family mansion.

The popular Channel 4 programme, Location, Location, Location is filming locally and the programme is asking what is living in the Epsom, Banstead and Ashtead areas like.

Concerns for crucial health services in existing local hospital, have been raised by the GMB Union, based on the plans and design for the new Epsom and St Hellier Hospitals Unit, to be based in Sutton.

Proposed boundary changes to constituiencies may give Croydon an extra MP, but how will they affect Epsom? The first consultation period ends on 22nd August 2021, contact details below.

For these and many other news stories, including news of this year’s Wimbledon Finals, please listen and enjoy this week’s audio local news. Please share with anyone you know who has a visual impairment.

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Contact Information for this week’s news stories

For more information on the boundary changes for constituncies visit 2023 Review of Parliamentary Constintuencies

To donate and find out more visit The Grace Dear Trust

For out more by visiting the Maths For Life Programme.

To find out more visit The Emily Wilding Davidson Memorial project


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