Kingswood Gardening News – June 2016

Do you love your acid loving plants? By Sarah Wilson The longest day has passed and the Rhododendrons in Kingswood Warren are past their best – but they were a glorious sight to behold in early June. Visitors to Kingswood love the sheer exuberance of the prolific Rhododendron ponticum that line our roads. Most gardeners […] 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 →

TWOAT News – June 2016

Tadworth & Walton Overseas aid Trust are very pleased to report that over 40 people, as well as Digby the dog, participated in the two sponsored walks that were organised by John Allinson from Box Hill to Polesden Lacy and back. In fact Digby did both walks covering well in excess of 20 miles! Sponsorship […] 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 →

Surrey Artists Open Studios 2016

Over 300 Surrey Artists to search, visit and inspire….. The Summer Open Studios offer the public access to artists and makers and gives a valuable insight into how artwork is produced. For 16 days the summer event is all about visiting studios, meeting artists and makers, seeing them at work, browsing completed works and seeing work in progress, […] Continue reading →

Invite to view Open Garden in Kingswood

The Wilson family at Shieling, The Warren, Kingswood KT20 6PQ will be opening their garden again this year as part of the National Gardens Scheme Open Gardens and invite you, your family, friends and neighbours to join them for a drink or a cup of coffee and cake. Garden opening days and times are Saturday […] Continue reading →