TWOAT News – November 2020

News from Tadworth & Walton Overseas Aid Trust We are pleased to report that the second of the two John Allinson Memorial Walks, which was delayed to Oct 23rd due to Storm Alex, was successful in attracting over 20 participants who split into 4 groups for a walk from Epsom Race Course to the Langley […] Continue reading →

KRA Responds to White Paper Planning

The KRA has recently formed a Sub-Committee on Planning Policy. Its primary objectives are to interact with our residents, advise the KRA on national and local planning policy issues and to help preserve and enhance the lovely area in which we live. In August 2020, the Government published a White Paper “Planning for the Future”. […] Continue reading →

Wishing Everyone a Wonderful Divali!

A summary of Divali in Kingswood by Dr Brijesh and Dr Anjana Patel Diwali is a five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. Although for each faith it marks different historical events and stories, there is a common belief that it represents the festival of new beginnings […] Continue reading →

Lockdown Guidance – County Councillor Jeff Harris

Dear Resident, I will be publishing a separate Councillors Report in the next day or so, but thought it prudent to send out the latest ‘Can/can’t‘ do list of activities during this lockdown The lockdown began on Thursday 5th November and lasts until Wednesday 2nd December. The rules are a little less restrictive than they […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Poppy Appeal 2020

Remembrance Sunday will be different this year, with no formal parades and ceremonies, but please – Lest We Forget – we owe a huge debt to our service personnel over the years. To commemorate Remembrance Day 2020, we hope you have seen the stunning display of large poppies tied to the lamp-posts on the A217 […] Continue reading →

Surrey Police update

The Kingswood Residents Association would like to pass on the following information, recently received from Surrey Police. ———- We are warning anyone with significant amounts of jewellery at home to consider their security, as officers release a heat map of areas believed to be the target of organised criminals searching for high value gold. We […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Safety Net – Coronavirus second wave

With new restrictions to control coronavirus in this area,the Kingswood Safety Net is still here to help residents who need it. PHONE: 07310 054159 E-MAIL: kingswoodsafetynet@gmail.com ADVICE TO ALL RESIDENTS Follow official UK government advice at www.gov.uk/coronavirus Surrey County advice is at www.surreycc.gov.uk Reigate & Banstead advice is at www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk If you are able to […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Halloween Trail

One of our resident’s with young children has proposed a “Kingswood Halloween Trail” for the children, in place of traditional Trick or Treating for 31st October. To ensure it’s covid safe, the idea is that small groups of 6 will walk the trail together to spot the pumpkins along the route and once spotted, their […] Continue reading →