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14 Jan 2020 - Gatwick Route 4 change!
Gatwick Route 4 change!
14 Jan 2020
News from Planewrong:
Route 4 is on the move - the CAA have published their draft Post Implementation Review (PIR) report this week which concludes that Route 4 will return to a more northerly route, unravelling all our work over the last 5 years. This is a reversal of their decision in 2017 following legal action brought by Plane Justice.
17 Dec 2019 - Water main replacement
Water main replacement
17 Dec 2019
Phase 2 of the works is now underway, laying the new water main along Brockham Lane using temporary traffic lights. Due to some engineering difficulties, there will be a delay to the start of phase three which is now planned to start the week commencing 24 February 2020.
7 Nov 2019 - Brockham Bonfire 2019
Brockham Bonfire 2019
7 Nov 2019
After a day of dismal weather, the skies cleared to make way for a most spectacular bonfire evening - somehow the bonfire team managed to even surpass previous years ....
15 Sep 2019 - South East in Bloom Winner!
South East in Bloom Winner!
15 Sep 2019
Brockham Parish Council entered the South and South East in Bloom awards in 2019, for the second consecutive year.
Having achieved ‘silver gilt’ in 2018, the Parish Council implemented various suggestions from the judges and worked to improve our entry.
We are extremely pleased to be able to announce that Brockham was not only awarded ‘gold’ this time round, but was also crowned winner of ‘Parish of the Year 2019’!
2 Jan 2019 - Defibrillator in the phone box
Defibrillator in the phone box
2 Jan 2019
A defibrillator has now been installed in the Red Phone box outside the shop on Brockham Green
The defibrillator was purchased as a joint project between the Parish Council, Poland House Trust, Bonfire and BERT.
8 Nov 2018 - Brockham Remembers
8 Nov 2018
There will be a Remembrance service at Christ Church starting at 9.45am.
The service will continue at the War memorial at 10.50am.
The village has been decorated to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War ...
8 Nov 2018 - Brockham Bonfire 2018
Brockham Bonfire 2018
8 Nov 2018
What a spectacular night! The Brockham boys and girls did it again, giving us one of the most perfect bonfire evenings ever!
The bonfire, the fireworks and even the water combined to give the enormous crowd a fantastic evening - thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make the evening such an amazing success.
We look forward to hearing how much money was raised for worthy local charities - if anyone would still like to donate, please visit the Brockham Bonfire website ....
21 Oct 2018 - Why is the Church pink?
Why is the Church pink?
21 Oct 2018
As part of Breast Cancer awareness month, Christ Church Brockham has been illuminated with pink lighting. In collaboration with the Bonfire team, money has been raised for a number of cancer charities both on the Green and in Church services ...
10 Sep 2018 - September Jazz Night
September Jazz Night
10 Sep 2018
The September Jazz at the Oak saw the reduced house band (just a Trio, as our regular guitarist was on holiday) being augmented by two soloists.
11 Jul 2018 - Presentation to BERT by Lord Lieutenant
Presentation to BERT by Lord Lieutenant
11 Jul 2018
Presentation to BERT by Lord Lieutenant
On an extremely hot July Sunday afternoon in July the Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey Mr Michael More-Molyneaux, the chairman of Mole Valley District Council Mr Raj Haque ,the Vice Lord Lord-Lieutenant Mr Bill Biddell, Deputy Lord-Lieutenants Lady Corinna Hamilton, Lady Louise O’Connor and Mr Paul Ryder came to Brockham Green to present to Brockham Emergency Response Team the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
10 Jul 2018 - July Jazz Night
July Jazz Night
10 Jul 2018
Our soloist on Wednesday came via a recommendation from regular house bassist Mike Bennett. Like many jazz musicians, Mike plays with a handful of different bands in various styles from trad, swing, latin and contemporary and knew of Lester through one his many ensembles.
23 May 2018 - Tanner's Meadow application
Tanner's Meadow application
23 May 2018
Charles Church has submitted an application to build 30 homes on the land at Tanners Meadow.
This has been debated at Brockham Parish council level and rejected. The next step is presentation to Mole Valley District Council at the July planning meeting. Residents have only until Monday 18th June to make their feelings known (whether for or against).
Further details here....
15 May 2018 - Two New Cafes open in Brockham
Two New Cafes open in Brockham
15 May 2018
Brockham now has two new cafes - The Reading Room on Brockham Green and Coffee and Wine at the top of Brockham Lane have both now opened. Further details and menus will be available soon.
22 Feb 2018 - Brighton Marathon runners
Brighton Marathon runners
22 Feb 2018
Jo Bavington (Glenfield Road) and Wendy Perrin (Middle Street) have taken on the challenge of running the Brighton Marathon 2018 to raise money for Diabetes UK.....
Jo and Wendy x
12 Jan 2018 - January Jazz Night
January Jazz Night
12 Jan 2018
Sarah Bolter (www.sarahbolter.co.uk) ilike many jazz musicians leads many-faceted and busy life. As well as teaching in schools, Sarah can be found in a swing band performing at tea dances, booked for solo gigs at formal functions, playing big band jazz, at jam sessions in London, and luckily for us, as one of our regular guests at the Royal Oak with the Tony Bevan quartet.
18 Dec 2017 - Brockham Village Hall to remain open
Brockham Village Hall to remain open
18 Dec 2017
Since the announcement that the club will be closing on Sunday 26th November the club management committee have been approached by a number of people offering help and assistance to enable the club to continue to function.
5 Nov 2017 - Bonfire Night 2017
Bonfire Night 2017
5 Nov 2017
After 6 weeks of hard work and planning by the bonfire team, a huge crowd enjoyed a most spectacular bonfire night under clear dry skies! The fireworks were even more impressive than last year ...
21 Jul 2017 - Brockham Pump Restoration
Brockham Pump Restoration
21 Jul 2017
The second phase of the restoration of the pump on the village Green has now been completed thanks to the hardwork of the Bonfire Committee and the Brockham Bonfire Boys and Girls ....
20 Jul 2017 - Victorian Fair 2017
Victorian Fair 2017
20 Jul 2017
This year's Victorian Fair was a huge success with over 3,000 people attending the event over 3 days. There was a packed programme of entertainment and something for everyone to enjoy ...
11 Jul 2017 - Mole Valley Plan
Mole Valley Plan
11 Jul 2017
The plan for the future of Mole Valley is currently under review and there will be a consultation meeting in Brockham on Friday 21 July in the Village Hall from 4-8pm ...
26 Jun 2017 - Village Hall Club and Hall
Village Hall Club and Hall
26 Jun 2017
New Trustees have been appointed for the Village Hall and Village Hall Club - please give them your feedback on how you would like these these venues to be used .....
6 Nov 2016 - Brockham Bonfire 2016
Brockham Bonfire 2016
6 Nov 2016
BROCKHAM BONFIRE CELEBRATIONS - SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER:
What an amazing night! - the weather, bonfire and fireworks were all perfect drawing in a huge crowd and raising an amazing amount of money for local charities! See here for a snapshot of the day ......
14 Jul 2016 - Flower Festival 2016
Flower Festival 2016
14 Jul 2016
Congratulations to Sally Cronk and the Church Flower Ladies for the wonderful displays in the Church during the weekend of the 18th and 19th June - very much admired and appreciated by all who visited during the Open Gardens and Teas on the Green.
23 Mar 2016 - Latest news on changes to flight paths over Brockham
Latest news on changes to flight paths over Brockham
23 Mar 2016
Westerly departure changes at Gatwick are now imminent!
Gatwick Airport are holding a consultation meeting on Thursday 5 May from 6-9pm at the Burford Bridge Hotel.
However, the Plane Wrong committee are asking residents to continue to campaign to ensure that changes are made as soon as possible.
27 Jan 2016 - Local Transport Review
Local Transport Review
27 Jan 2016
Proposed changes to local bus services – public consultation launches
A number of changes to local bus services came into effect from late August 2015, as part of the council’s Local Transport Review. These changes were made following two wide-spread consultations, in which thousands of residents and stakeholders had their say.
Further changes are required - have your say. Please respond before 14 march 2016
3 Nov 2015 - The Shop at Strood Green
The Shop at Strood Green
3 Nov 2015
Your local shop needs your support. The Rural Oscars are a chance for local people to recognise their local shop and support those people who go the extra mile to provide a service to the community. To register your support you need to pop into the shop and fill out a simple form to state why the shop is important to you; it needs to be completed before 2nd November.
17 Oct 2014 - Dorking Rugby Club Car Park
Dorking Rugby Club Car Park
17 Oct 2014
Dorking Rugby Club are going to have some gates erected at the car park which will hopefully stop the night time antics of some people in their cars leaving rubbish
9 Jun 2014 - Middle Street to be resurfaced at last!
Middle Street to be resurfaced at last!
9 Jun 2014
Residents and road users will be pleased to hear that Surrey County Council have plans to resurface the section of road from Kiln Lane to Wellhouse Lane. The road has had many temporary repairs over the last few months but still the potholes reappear and motorist weave along the road trying to avoid them.
26 Jan 2014 - Green Belt Consultation Drop In Session For Brockham
Green Belt Consultation Drop In Session For Brockham
26 Jan 2014
If you would like to see maps of the areas of Brockham which have been put forward for housing development by landowners and developers there will be a drop in session at the village hall from 15:00 - 20:00 on Thursday 6th February. Mole Valley officers will be present to explain details and to answer questions. This is your chance to comment on these proposals as part of the full consultation process.
5 Jan 2014 - Aircraft Noise - Deadline 5 January
Aircraft Noise - Deadline 5 January
5 Jan 2014
New deadline for complaining - you must write again before 5 January if you want to make a difference to the noise levels in the skies over Brockahm - write now to the CAA and sign the petition on the planewrong.org website ......
23 Dec 2013 - UK Power Network information
UK Power Network information
23 Dec 2013
UK Power Networks has robust emergency plans in place to cope with severe weather and brought in additional staff covering engineer, technical and call centre roles but it has been difficult to enlist help from contractors, other electricity companies across the country who have their own repairs to do, and some of our own staff who are away for Christmas.
8 Oct 2013 - Grand Opening Of The Shop At Strood Green
Grand Opening Of The Shop At Strood Green
8 Oct 2013
There will be a Grand Opening of the Shop at Strood Green on Friday 18th October at 10.00am. The Head of Surrey County Council, David Hodges, will be cutting the ribbon and Cabinet Member for Community Services,Helyn Clack, will also attend.
Tea, coffee and cake will be available with funds raised going to The Surrey Air Ambulance.
18 Sep 2013 - Community Hall Re-opens
Community Hall Re-opens
18 Sep 2013
The refurbished hall opened it's doors on the 1st September with an open invitation for everyone to come and have a coffee and see inside for the first time.