On May 2 – make your local votes count

In case you didn’t know, on May 2 there are local elections going on.  These elections are important to your interests and life in your local community.  As well as the Tandridge Council Elections, there are also the Parish Council Elections and the vote to support the Limpsfield Neighbourhood Plan.  These votes will all be cast at the same time.

We’ve learned a big lesson over the last couple of years in terms of the dangers of not voting, so make your votes count… Continue reading “On May 2 – make your local votes count”

Glories of Limpsfield Community Orchard – Photography competition

Calling all blossoming photographers!  In celebration of its tenth anniversary, the Limpsfield Community Orchard is holding a photo competition with entries open until October 1 2019.

The title for the competition is The Glories of the Limpsfield Community Orchard and submissions should capture the spirit of this fantastic community project.

All ages welcome – there are 3 age categories.

Photos must be submitted in print form, no larger than A4 size. Entries must be in by October 1 2019 and photographs must have been taken between September 2018 and September 2019.

Spring is a great time to see the Orchard in its full glory, so why not head there at the weekend or after school.

For more information and details of where to sen your photos, email Helen Ellson on helenellson205@btinternet.com.

 

Good luck!

RIP Kevin Black, a local inspiration

Yesterday it was announced that the much-loved local journalist, Kevin Black, died on New Year’s Eve in hospital, after a second bout of the cancer he fought off a few years ago.  We are really shocked and saddened to hear about Kevin’s passing and our thoughts and love go out to his family and friends.  Continue reading “RIP Kevin Black, a local inspiration”

Panda officially launches new home on Glebe Meadow

The sun was shining for Alison Thompson, manager of Panda Nursery, who celebrated the official launch of her fabulous new building on Glebe Meadow, Limpsfield on Saturday 15th Sept. Continue reading “Panda officially launches new home on Glebe Meadow”

Cider, Crisps and Cricket at The Royal British Legion, Limpsfield!

One of the perfect places to spend a Summer’s afternoon is the Royal British Legion at Grub Street, Limpsfield.  This hidden gem has been part of Limpsfield life for around 80 years and is in a truly lovely location, on the edge of the Grub Street cricket pitch (home to Oxted & Limpsfield Cricket Club) and overlooking the common, Limpsfield CofE Infants School and the Limpsfield Chart Golf Club. Continue reading “Cider, Crisps and Cricket at The Royal British Legion, Limpsfield!”

The Bull – witness to hundreds of years of Limpsfield shenanigans

Winston Churchill, Jeremy Thorpe, Edward VII, Queen Victoria and Eric The Keys… just some of the famous and infamous who have passed by or through the the doors of The Bull Inn…  Continue reading “The Bull – witness to hundreds of years of Limpsfield shenanigans”

Leo Davis – Photographer and Rooftopologist

Leo Davis moved to Limpsfield from Sydenham four years ago and lives on Pebble Hill. A self-confessed “student of photography”, in that he’s constantly learning and developing, he’s often to be spotted around Limpsfield, camera in hand. A selection of his photography is available at Avalanche Gallery. Read about him here…   Continue reading “Leo Davis – Photographer and Rooftopologist”

Don’t Miss: One World Group’s Open Gardens tomorrow

This Monday, 28th May, 2-6pm the One World Group, Oxted is hosting open gardens in six beautiful locations around Limpsfield and Oxted. Teas will be available at two of the gardens and you’ll also be able to buy plants and tickets for a raffle.

Continue reading “Don’t Miss: One World Group’s Open Gardens tomorrow”

Neighbourhood Plan – next steps

Over the last year, there has been a lot of “evidence gathering” for the various parts of the plan, with a steering group and topic groups overseeing various areas of research, covering the topics of housing, green spaces, local economy, local character, traffic and parking, amenities and services. The results have now been analysed and the Plan is being drafted… Continue reading “Neighbourhood Plan – next steps”

Time 2 Paint @ Meldon House – a new shop for the High Street

We have another lovely shop opening in Limpsfield next month! Judie Sherriff, owner of Meldon House & Home (currently at The Old Dairy opposite the Everyman Cinema in Oxted) is opening a specialist shop,  Time 2 Paint @ Meldon House that will focus on her decorative paint business as official Surrey stockist for Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. Continue reading “Time 2 Paint @ Meldon House – a new shop for the High Street”