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Sad Passing of Kingswood Councillor Mrs. Joan Spiers.

Joan Spiers Residents will have no doubt learned already that Joan Spiers died last week. The various obituaries in the local press have described her long and very impressive career in local politics, serving as a local Councillor from 1984, with two terms as Leader of the Council and as Mayor in 2015. The newspapers […] Continue reading →

Kingswood – Your view on transport routes

The Kingswood Residents’ Association has just received the following information from Surrey County Council. Surrey County Council is consulting on proposals for sustainable transport improvements on routes between Epsom & Banstead including improved facilities for cyclists, pedestrians and bus users. The consultation is open from Monday 27 June until Sunday 14 August 2016. During this […] Continue reading →

Surrey Matters Magazine – New Food Waste Rules

The new edition of Surrey Matters from Surrey County Council is now available and if you haven’t received a copy through your letterbox you can read it on line here: http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/news-and-events/surrey-matters/magazine/read-surrey-matters-online   We would like to bring to the attention of residents a change regarding the use of bags in the food waste caddy, which […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Local Rail Services

Residents who travel by rail will be aware that the reliability of the train service has been deteriorating steadily and over recent months has been totally unacceptable. Crispin Blunt MP has already taken up this issue as can be seen from his press statement here, but I suspect that he needs more ammunition to bring about […] Continue reading →

Warning – Credit card scam in Kingswood

A resident has recently reported that new credit cards which had been mailed to them were intercepted in the post and used fraudulently. The likelihood is that the credit cards were actually stolen from their mailbox. There were several incidents like this in Kingswood last year and indeed police made an arrest some months ago, […] Continue reading →

Oak Processionary Moth Caterpillars

A resident of Kingswood has recently had a visit  from the Forestry Commission to apply traps in his oak tree which had a potentially lethal moth living in it. This moth eventually kills the oak tree and is also dangerous to humans as the hairs on their bodies can give you a really bad rash. Please be […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Planned Roadworks

Bonsor Drive Surrey Highways have advised that surface dressing works will be carried out on Bonsor Drive on Thursday 23 June 2016 for 1 day.  If possible, please avoid using this stretch of road. For further updates on this and other road works, please visit the Surrey County Council website. —————— Alcocks Lane South and junction […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Residents’ Association E-Mail distribution

To All Kingswood Residents’ Association Members We have received a number of queries as to why Residents Association members are not receiving our emails. Enquiries have shown that these members are unsubscribed from the email system. If you have Unsubscribed yourselves from our distribution service, either deliberately or by mistake, and wish to Re-subscribe to […] Continue reading →

Bonsor Drive Repairs and Resurfacing

Please be aware that Bonsor Drive is due to be closed in both directions on Easter Monday from 7am to 5pm. This is for repairs and resurfacing. As this is a Bank Holiday it should cause the minimum of disruption. Happy Easter Mike Gibson Roads & Transport KRA Continue reading →