Local news end of November 2022

Due to technical issues this edition has been published on the website later than usual but we have published useful community information and upcoming events. Full information and many more news stories are in the audio news.

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The Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper news section for the two weeks ending 24th November 2022, begins with community news with local warm hubs, veterans meetings and a new youth club.

Local Community News

Warm Hubs

Several warm hubs have been opened locally to provide residents with a warm, safe space, some also provide advice, warm food and drinks and entertainment for children, listen to our audio news for details.

  • Epsom Methodist Church: Warm Wednesdays 9am – 6pm, until end February 2023
  • Ruxley Church, Ruxley Lane: Every Thursday 11.30am – 2:30pm, until end March 2023
  • Fireside Fridays Ewell Hall, London Road, Ewell noon – 3:45pm and St Mark’s Church, Great Tattehams: Fridays 11am -3pm
  • Merland Rise Church, Tuesdays 10am – 6pm excluding 27th December
  • St George’s Church Cafe, Ashtead
  • Epsom and Ewell Libraries everyday except Sundays and excluding Wednesdays at Bourne Hall

Veteran’s Meetings

The Veteran’s summer tea party, organised by Surrey County Council, the Epsom branch of the Royal British Legion and the Epsom Rotary Club was a great success. Listen to our audio news for details of future Veteran’s meetings and contact information.

MYTI Club Tadworth

MYTI Friday night Youth club in Tadworth has proved a great success, in one of the most deprived local areas and with a growing waiting list to join, fostering good relations with local police and a reduction in local crime. Tattenham and Preston neighbourhood ranks 7th In Surrey for overall deprivation with 20% of the children in absolute low income families. Our audio news explains who and why it was founded.

Sutton Council

Sutton Council are moving into a new Civic Centre after purchasing the St Nicholas Shopping centre a year ago from a private owner, they also have plans to build housing in the town centre. The council are looking for a developer to help plan the changes to the town centre, as explained in full in our audio news. d

Listen to our audio news for full details of these and other stories, including how the cold weather is affecting bees and hibernating insects in our regular Nature Notes and a review of Epsom Jazz Club by our own Richard Tomlinson with exciting news of their future events.

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Warm Hubs

Veterans Meetings

Regular Veterans Meeings on the first Tuesday of the month at 135 GO Squadran, Welbeck Close, Ewell

Skills group on the second Tuesday of the month at United Reform Church, Ewell

Model making on the first Thursday of the month at King’s Church, Longmead Road, Epsom

For more information email Tracey.Morris@surreycc.gov.uk


For more information visit the MYTI Club – Youth club for 8-14 Year Olds Facebook page or MYTI Club website

Trusted Traders

For trusted traders visit www.traders4you.co.uk

Local Entertainment

Epsom Jazz Club

Spring Season 2023 will feature EJC’s first visiting Jazz accordionist, one of the most exciting vocalists of her generation and a finalist from the 2022 BBC Young Jazz Musician.

The Horton

For more information and to book tickets visit The Horton What’s On


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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