Posts by Ian Nelson

The Avenue of Remembrance

Work Starting Following the public consultation in September 2017 re the future of the Avenue of Remembrance, we can now tell you that work will start on site during the week commencing 29 January 2018. A large percentage of residents involved in the survey were in favour of replacing the original, and the replacement trees…

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Library Volunteers Wanted

Do you have a few hours spare? Cobham’s new library and community hub are looking for welcome desk volunteers that can spare a few hours on a regular basis. It needn’t take much of your time, requirements and the application form are in this article. Requirements The welcome desk volunteers will: Provide a warm and…

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Autumn 2017 Newsletter (No. 16)

Village Sign Fundraising Some 18 months ago the Chairman announced that we hoped to get a village sign (see Newsleer No.14). Despite the ‘Green Belt’ distractions there has been some progress. A major problem has been what to include on the sign – ask a dozen different people and get a dozen different replies! Village…

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The Village Sign

The Residents’ Association feel that it would be nice to have a Stoke d’Abernon village sign. The signs are usually decorative with hand painted pictures with representations unique to the village in question. Here are a couple of examples. Your ideas for pictures can be left on the contact section of the website. The sign…

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Meals On Wheels

Be part of your community The Cobham Centre for the Community on Oakdene Road is currently experiencing a high demand for Meals on Wheels volunteers. This service delivers more than a meal to its recipients as it is also a wellbeing check and a friendly face. By delivering the service people can live at home…

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Save our Green Belt

Elmbridge Borough Council has started a period of consultation on their proposals to remove Green Belt status for three areas in the borough, including land between Stoke D’Abernon and Oxshott. If successful, it could mean up to 1,000 new homes in our area. The Elmbridge Borough Council’s proposals to remove Green Belt status from land in our…

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Surrey in the Great War

Surrey in the Great War – Can you help please? Are you interested in capturing some of the stories from the First World War and would you like to become part of the Surrey Heritage project to preserve the legacy of wartime Cobham for future generations?† The project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund…

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