I’m a Howard student doing an investigation into engagement in Bookham for my A-level coursework project. I would really appreciate it if anyone could complete this questionnaire, it shouldn’t take too long!
Click here for the link to questionnaire
Hannah has agreed to share the results of her resident engagement survey in the Spring edition of the BRA Newsletter. Should be an interesting article.
Join the Bookhams Residents’ Association for our regular monthly litter pick.
Meet at 11.00 am at the Lower Shott car park. Gloves, grabs, and high vis tops will be provided.
Tickets are now on sale for the Spring Buffet on Wednesday 27th March 2019. See the flyer below for full details.
It is a special double speaker bill this year. Stephanie Fudge, the new National Trust General Manager for Surrey Hills has agreed to give us an insight into operation in the Surrey Hills.
However because it is the 40th anniversary of Ian Swinney’s accession to the Ranger throne on Bookham Commons Stephanie’s talk will be slightly shorter than usual in order to give Ian time to cover his last 40 years aptly titled – 40 Years Of The Lone Ranger
You will have received through your door a document from on Heathrow airspace and future operations. It was delivered by the Royal Mail along with other flyers from pizza takeaways and home improvements and suchlike and you may have accidentally discarded it. If so, here is a copy of the flyer. Click on the image below for the complete leaflet with dates and locations where Heathrow are holding consultation events.
Information from Surrey County Council
Start date: 7th January 2019 for approximately five weeks
24 Hour road closure – Chapel Lane Traffic Lights – Dorking Road
These works are for the installation of a new drainage system to help reduce flooding on Dorking Road, Bookham.
Chapel Lane will be closed at the junction with Polesden Road and there will be no through access for the duration of these drainage improvement works.
Chapel Lane will be open from the junction with Ranmore Common Road up to where we are working for residents and businesses.
Dorking road will have traffic lights during the work at the junction with Chapel Road.
Click on the image below for the full briefing:
Surrey County Council have advised of drainage inspection works commencing 7th January on Church Road and Lower Road. This is result of the BRA Petition to SCC and Flood Forum for an investigation and a resolution for flooding of roads meeting at the junction of the Squareabout. Note: These works are the investigation stage and will determine what the resolution might be.
Surrey County Council Notice:
- Start date: 7th January for approximately 7 weeks
- Working hours: 9:30am to 3:30 pm – Monday to Friday
- Church Road works expected to take four weeks and Lower Road three weeks.
- Church Road and Lower Road will remain open with temporary traffic lights in place for approximately seven weeks whilst we carry out our drainage inspection works.
- Parking bays will be suspended along Church Road
For the full SCC briefing please click on the image below.
As part of the Silent Solider initiative by the Royal British Legion in Surrey over £114,000 has been raised for the Poppy Appeal. Contributions from the BRA, Bookham Community Association (BCA), St Nicolas Church and Bookham Retail and Business Association (BRaBA) contributed over £400 to the total. Bookham had four of the silhouettes located The Old Barn Hall, St Nicolas Churchyard, The Crown and also on the Bookhams Village sign at Lower Shott.
Click here to read more of this report
Report by Sharon Elliot in the Letters Section of the Leatherhead Advertiser – December 13th 2018
The presentation from RBL Surrey to the Poppy Appeal was held at the Royal British Legion Industries bravest manufacturing Co printing works in Leatherhead.
The cheque was presented by Brigadier Paul Evans OBE, DL to Graham Ferris the RBLfundraising Manager for the South East. The initiative raised over £114,000 and was the brain child of both David Plattern, county chairman of RBL Surrey and Peter Wakeham, RBL Community fundraiser for East Surrey. Also present was CEO Steven Sherry CMG OBE from the RBLIBritain’s Bravest and DerekSurnmerfield, County Vice chairman of RBLSurrey. A special thanks to RBL Industries Mark Leggatt and his team for expertly
manufacturing and distributing the Silent Soldier throughout the country and also internationally as far away as Niagara Falls!
It has been an impressive collaborative project which has delivered genuine benefit for the Poppy Appeal. Also Thanks to Eloise Blake for administrating the process from receipt of the initial application to recording, dispatch of silhouettes. Our final thanks to Ron treasurer of RBLSurrey for introducing the necessary financial controls.
The funds presented and handed over to the Poppy Appeal were just the proceeds from The Royal British Legion’s Surrey Headquarters, many more silhouettes have been manufactured and distributed by Britain’s Bravest Manufacturing Co for the British Legion’s national Poppy Appeal and the grand total will far exceed this figure for the nationwide campaign. Quite an achievement for an idea that originated from a town called
Funds are needed to expand the facilities at South Bookham SPACE!
NOTE!!! The extra SPACE will be more critical than ever when the Youth and Community Centre on Lower Road closes in 2019.
So please put in your diaries and support the following events!
29th March 2019 – Golf Day:
Join us on 29th March 2019 for a fun golf day and post competition dinner at Guildford Golf Club.
Families and teams of four most welcome and no handicaps required!
For details contact Keith Gatford at email@example.com
4th May 2019 – Quiz Night:
This ever-popular event again. Make up your teams and book in!
Contact Lorna Lock at firstname.lastname@example.org
8th June 2019 – Summer Ball:
Following the great success of the first Carnival Ball at the Old Barn Hall, organized by Bookham Tennis Club on behalf of SPACE, this is to be held again!
For further details contact Chris Browning at email@example.com
A Just Giving account has been opened, enabling Gift Aid to be claimed.
Just click on the link: https://www.justgiving.com/southbookhamspaceltd
Thank you all for your support.
The new Social SPACE will be large enough to accommodate meetings, classes and social events for 20-25 people, with adjoining kitchen facilities and a balcony overlooking the Outer SPACE multi use games area and Bookham Tennis Club courts, plus covered area for parents to watch their kids.