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Surbiton – extended road closure.

March 26, 2012 Leave a comment

Brighton Road/Upper Brighton Road, Surbiton will be closed at the railway bridge from March 28th to April 13th 2012 for bridge rebuilding followed by gas main work which will be to just past Lovelace Road from April 10th to May 8th 2012 .

Buses 71, 465, 514, K1, K4 and N65 will be diverted around this closure.

  

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Ellerton Road burglaries!

February 16, 2012 1 comment

There have been four burglaries in Ellerton Road – around Bond to Dennan this year.
And there is evidence of people having been in back gardens.

There are several things we can do to make our houses less likely to be burgled.

Leave a light on a time switch in the house to make your home look occupied in the late afternoon and evening.
Close curtains at night.
Don’t leave tools or ladders easy to get at in the back garden.
Lock garden sheds and back gates.

And most importantly keep your eyes and ears open for strangers, callers and cars not normally parked in your area. 

If you see anything ‘not quite right’ please do call the police. They would rather follow up a false alarm than miss catching an offender. 

More information can be founsd on our Facebook page:    “EBRRA community” 

Tolworth Greenway project.

February 7, 2012 Leave a comment

There has been a development following the agreement (reported below) for this project to begin. 
The agreement has been ‘called in’ before the RBK Scrutiny Panel and the following link will give you the background information for this action.

http://surbhillcllr.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/greenway-leaflet-28-jan-12-vr4.pdf

The Scrutiny Panel will be meeting on Thursday February 16th at the Guildhall at 7:30 to consider the matter.
Member of the public are able to make their ‘informed views’ heard at the meeting but must register their intention at least 4 days before the meeting:

 To do this please contact Ann Sweeney, Democratic Support, on 020 8547 4629 or ann.sweeney@rbk.kingston.gov.uk no later than 4 days before the Panel meets. 

 

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Tolworth Broadway ‘Greenway.’

December 30, 2011 Leave a comment


The long discussed – going back several years – Tolworth Broadway improvement project – the ‘greenway’ was passed at a joint meeting of the South of the Borough and Surbiton Neighbourhood committees on December 15th.

Work on the £2.6 M project is expected to start in April 2012.

Full details can be found here: http://www.kingston.gov.uk/tolworth_newsletter_amended.pdf

 

Spate of burglaries.

December 17, 2011 Leave a comment

There has recently been a sharp increase in burglary and theft along the A 3 corridor which appears to be ‘organised.’
Residents should be vigilent regarding locking doors and windows and not leaving keys visible – nor having ladders in the garden or sheds open where tools could be stolen or used to gain entry.
Objects including metal are also being stolen from front gardens.

A ruse to check ‘nobody at home’ is for a female to call at a house and ask if “so and so” lives here.
If this happens the police want you to call and inform them immediately.
They would rather have 100 calls that lead nowhere than missing that one call which leads to the gang being caught. 

Christmas is a busy time when we may drop our guard and with evening/nights dark, curtains may be left open to show our trees, thus allowing views into our rooms.
If you are away over the holiday, leave a light on a timer and get neighbours to close your curtains at night.

Keep your eyes open for anything – anyone – strange in your road.
Lets look after one another – be safe – be aware.

 

Surbiton Hill Ward By-Election.

August 29, 2011 Leave a comment

A By-Election is being held on September 15th 2011 to elect a replacement for Councillor Umesh Parekh who resigned owing to business reasons with a new job recently.

Surbiton Hill Ward is the Ward into which Ellerton, Bond and Dennan Roads fall and EBRRA will be working with this new councillor along with others in our Ward.
EBRRA therfore feels it is important for residents to exercise their vote.

A list of candidates can be seen here:
http://www.kingston.gov.uk/statement_of_persons_nominated-2.pdf

You should have received your official polling card by now – please note that our polling station will be the School Lane Community Centre, School Lane, Surbiton – and NOT the usual Douglas Centre. 

 

 

Triangle trouble?

August 7, 2011 Leave a comment

This notice came though my door the other day which is rather worrying.

If any resident has information regarding this matter please do contact the SNT and EBRRA would like to hear from you also please at:

EBRRA@rocketmail.com