Dog walking in Surrey’s countryside

Dog walking in Surrey’s countryside

Welcome to Surrey's countryside: a beautiful, tranquil, and environmentally sensitive place enjoyed by local wildlife and visitors alike. We want all dog walkers to have a happy, healthy, hassle-free visit and so ask that you follow our code of conduct. Keep dogs under control and within sight This is important when approaching other countryside users, as not everyone is confident around dogs. Please keep your dog from approaching other people, including children, horse riders, runners, and cyclists. We advise professional dog walkers to please give way to other countryside users on narrow paths. Always carry a suitable lead for each dog…
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In the know – Surrey/Sussex

In the know – Surrey/Sussex

Dear resident, To start the New Year, we have collated some advice and tips on how you can help protect yourself, your home and your family throughout 2024 – all of which are generally quick and easy to do! Why not make it a New Year’s resolution to implement some of these and to share the advice with your friends and family?Internet safety: For those with younger children in the family, who may have received a new mobile/gaming console over Christmas, spend some time reminding yourself of the ways in which you can help to keep them safe. You can do this…
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Run The Rec Santa’s Fun Run Sunday 10th December

Run The Rec Santa’s Fun Run Sunday 10th December

Calling all Santa's: The 'Run the Rec 5k’ event has gone all festive, please join us in your Santa suits on Sunday 10-December 2023 at 9:00am in the Kingswood Recreation Ground. All Santa's are welcome to run, jog, or walk, open to adults and children of all abilities, and you are welcome to bring your dog.  If you would like to join in the festive fun but not the activity you can help as a volunteer. To take part or to help as a volunteer in this event or our future events, please register at  EVENTBRITE:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/run-the-rec-5k-tickets-573052293837?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=ebdsshcopyurl Thanks for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you…
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Community Santas Grotto with Santas’ ponies and helpers

Community Santas Grotto with Santas’ ponies and helpers

Santas is leaving the North Pole and coming to Lower Kingswood to visit the local children and he is bringing his ponies and elves.This will be a free event for the children of the community of Lower Kingswood. Any donations arevoluntary and will go back into the pot for another community event sometime in the future.We have 50 free tickets available. Click on the link below to order your tickets.LOWER KINGSWOOD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION SANTAS GROTTO SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER | Red Carpet Entertain (redcarpetentertainments.co.uk) LKRA are happy to announce that we are sponsoring a small gift for every child.There will be…
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Remembrance Sunday – 12 November 2023

Remembrance Sunday – 12 November 2023

Services of remembrance to commemorate and honour members of the armed forces who have lost their lives in war and military conflicts.  Ceremonies will take place at the war memorials in Banstead, Horley and Redhill on Sunday 12 November 2023 Banstead The Parade will assemble at the Banstead Community Centre, The Horseshoe, Bolters Lane, Banstead Village, SM7 2BQ from 10.15am and set off for the War Memorial at 10.35am approximately.  At approximately 10.55am the parade will reach the war memorial and the service will commence. Banstead War Memorial, High Street, Banstead (junction of Park Road & Sutton Lane)
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Mayoral Events open to the public to join

Mayoral Events open to the public to join

Mayor's Wacky Races - Friday 24 November at the Town Hall The Mayor is holding a charity race night at the Town Hall on Friday 24 November.Famous cartoon characters will race each other with the throw of 3 dice. The first to cross the line wins. Each race will consist of an owner's contest. Prior to the off, the tote will accept bets of £1 upwards, if you have backed a winner, your odds could be up to 6 to 1! Confused?  Simply book your seat online for £5, (you will get 5 free £1 bets) and all will be revealed.
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Invitation to join Winter Work Parties on Banstead Commons

Banstead Commons Conservators would like to invite you to join our Winter Work Parties that are set to commence on Thursday 19th of October.  No prior experience is necessary.  Staff will run through the risk assessment at the start of the session which will include how to use your tools safely.  Please come prepared for working outdoors, wearing sturdy boots and suitable clothing for the weather on the day.  You'll also need to bring your own gardening gloves (we do have spares), a packed lunch and water.  We will provide good company, hand tools, hot refreshments, laughter and snacks!  We…
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