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The Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper local news section for the two weeks ending 4th August 2022, includes news items from the local borough council, environmental stories, an announcement on the proposed new hospital and much more.
Epsom and Ewell borough council have annouced how to find out more and contribute to Epsom and Ewell’s Mastertown Plan consultation. We have their response to Transport for London’s (TFL’s) proposed plan to extend the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) to all London boroughs, including neighbouring Kingston and Sutton. There is good news that the council have secured Safer Street government funding for a project aimed specifically at supporting the safety and vitality of the night-time economy, including reducing violence against women and girls.
In this week’s environmental news we have an update on last month’s story about the pollution in the Hogsmill river with the approval of a scheme, submitted by the South East Rivers Trust, passed by Epsom and Ewell borough council. However, local entrepreneur, Mark Todd, whose petition asking Thames Water to stop the pollution has recently topped a thousand signatures, insisted the scheme will only deal with a fraction of the sewage pollution. In other Thames Water news, they are urging residents to control their water usage and limit consumption, we have their tips and advice on how to save water.
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust have announced that the plan to build a new state of the art hospital in Sutton has been delayed with the trust “waiting for feedback” on the next steps and funding of the project from central government.
Surrey Police have annouced they are working in partnership with with DNA Protected, a UK-wide dog DNA database service designed to deter theft and help ensure a stolen dog’s safe return to its owner.
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More Contact Information for this week’s news stories
To vote for Nork Park by the 18th August visit Fields Trust
Epsom Town Centre Masterplan consultation
If you would like to speak to a member of the team:
- Visit the Ashley Centre exhibition on 11th and 13th August between 10am – 4pm.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Or telephone the Town Hall on 01372 732000
Dog owners can purchase a sampling kit by visiting DNA Protected
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