Local news week of 6th Feb 2021

In this week’s local news Richmond school boy Harry starts a petition to get multinational technology companies to donate computers to school children. There are a few foodie stories with a generous couple donating meals in Sutton and Petersham nurseries Richmond launching at home dinner boxes and a cook book. We have planning news about Waverley town’s roads and a new Aldi in North Cheam. Battersea park Children’s zoo offers prizes for donations made to help keep the animals fed and cared for. South East Rivers Trust announces that the Hogsmill River is going to be part of the Chamber Mead Project, creating a wetland area for the river and there is news from MP Chris Grayling about the expansion of local nature reserves. We also have are a few health stories including one about the Surrey Downs Diabetes UK support group urging people to sign up to online support meetings, details below.

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Links to sources referenced in this week’s news

To sign Harry’s petition to “Get multinational technology companies to donate to school children”

Surrey Downs Diabethes UK support group online Zoom events run every two weeks until 11th May.

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo crowdfunder appeal


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Many of these news articles, come from various sources and this week’s can be read in the local Surrey and Epsom Comet and Surrey Heartlands. Local community information is from the Epsom and Ewell Borough council community magazine Epsom Borough Insight and the community website Nextdoor