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  • Flowers arrive for Tolworth and Berrylands

    It’s great to see that the hanging baskets have gone up along Tolworth Broadway. This year, we have also arranged for hanging baskets to be placed along the shopping parade at the junction of Raeburn Avenue and Alexandra Drive. No doubt they’ll look even better in the coming weeks and months, when they’ve grown a…

  • Conservatives win Broadway improvements

    Your local Conservative councillors have successfully campaigned to deliver a new safe crossing across the Greenway, along with replacement trees for those that died. The new traffic light controlled crossing will be close to Boots. Transport for London (TfL) experts advise that as the traffic lights will be in sync with those at the roundabout,…

  • Police target burglars, but need your help

    Sadly, there has been a big increase in the number of burglaries in Berrylands, Tolworth and the Sunray Estate. Our local Police team are working hard to catch the culprits, but we all need to help. Often criminals are accessing the rear of the property and forcing entry. Generally, this tends to happen between 3pm…

  • Conservative Councillors and MP make a splash with their campaign to ‘Get Tolworth Swimming’

    James Berry MP and the three Conservative councillors for Alexandra ward have started a campaign to open a swimming pool in Tolworth. The ‘Get Tolworth Swimming’ campaign will urge Kingston Council to ‘actively pursue all possible ways of providing a swimming pool and leisure facilities for Tolworth, Berrylands and the Sunray Estate.’ Tolworth and the…

  • Here we go again! New proposals for Toby Jug site

    A new public exhibition has been announced by Meyer Homes for the Toby Jug (former MoD/Tesco) site. The exhibition is to show new plans for the site, and it is due to take place on Saturday 15th October from 10am to 4pm. The previous application for over 700 flats was successfully opposed by your local…

  • Lidl HQ planning application decision soon

    The planning application for the proposed Lidl Head Office in Jubilee Way is due to be decided upon at an October meeting of the Planning Committee.  On the face of it, this application is quite exciting, bringing over 750 jobs to the area, along with the generation of investment into the local economy. The borough…

  • Make sure you have your say on 20mph proposals

    Kingston Council has launched a consultation on a proposed 20mph speed limit to cover all of Surbiton Neighbourhood, which includes Berrylands, Tolworth and the Sunray & Egmont Estates. We support the principle of 20mph zones where there is a good local case, backed up by hard evidence. Outside schools and at accident hotspots are an…

  • Big clean-up makes a big improvement

    Kingston council officers arranged for a Community Payback team to help clear up fly-tipping at on the Sunray Estate.  And what a fantastic improvement it made to the area around Woodland Way. The Community Payback team cannot be relied on to clear every fly-tip in the back alleys of the Sunray Estate, as residents are…

  • What’s on at Tolworth Library September 2016

    Something for (nearly) everyone at Tolworth Library this September. And don’t forget, your local Conservative councillors will be holding their regular Advice Surgery in the Library on Saturday 10th September – arrive between 10am and 11am. Poetry Workshop     Everyone welcome, from beginners to old hands. Published poet Joanna Harker-Shaw will share her work, advice…

  • Update from our local Police team

    Dear Residents I’ve not been in touch for a while, partly due to the fact that there’s been no sustained pattern of criminal behaviour. There have been a few burglaries and car break ins, which I’ll briefly detail later, but I’m also concerned that many people, since receiving these emails, have got the impression that…

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