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Playground closures

Please be advised that following government guidelines, all local playgrounds are now closed until further notice. This means that unfortunately, the Limpsfield Chart Playground is out of bounds to the public.

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Be kind, be neighbourly

While we all hope that the coronavirus will run its course in as short a time as possible so we can get back to normal, we must be aware that there will be a number of people in our community who are more isolated than usual, may need help, support or just a bit of company.

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Coronavirus update – what you need to know

Coronavirus does not appear to be going anywhere very soon and cases are increasing in the UK, however we are urged to remain calm and be sensible with regards to prevention. Here is the latest information and advice from the NHS…

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Local Buses around Limpsfield

There are currently 3 buses operating around Limpsfield – the 236 to East Grinstead, 594 (Westerham / Limpsfield Chart) and 595 (Westerham/ Tatsfield).

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Repurposing our bins for Men’s Sheds

It was great to see our Limpsfield Parish Council orange bins going to a good home yesterday. The lovely chaps at Men’s Sheds in Oxted (based at The Woodhouse Centre) will be using them to store their wood and tools for workshops. They’re also turning our old suggestions boxes into bird nesting boxes.

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SGN road works in Limpsfield

The SGN gas works continue to cause a lot of problems, particularly at the moment with the 3-way lights on Bluehouse Lane and Granville Road, Limpsfield. Try to avoid if possible. They are scheduled to go on through to March 30.

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TDC announces district council tax increase for 2020/2021

Last week’s Council meeting agreed an increase of £5 a year for a Band D property in Tandridge District Council’s share of the council tax for 2020/2021. The meeting also agreed the Council’s budget for next year. Limpsfield’s Band D Council Tax for 2020/2021 will be £2,019.25.

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Date for your diary – LPC AGM

Date for your diary: The Limpsfield Parish Council’s AGM will be held on Wednesday, 6th May 2020 at St Peter’s Church Hall. All welcome.

7.30PM. Drinks provided.

More details and speakers’ info to be published on the website and social media nearer the time, along with our next newsletter.

For any information or requests, please contact the clerk, Sophie Martin:

LPC donates ECG machine to Oxted Health Centre

Chairman of the Limpsfield Parish Council, John Thompson met with Pat Moore of the Oxted Patient Action Group and Dr David Hill from Oxted Health Centre yesterday to deliver a much-needed 24 hour ECG machine.

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In search of WH Wood!

Our resident history buff, Cllr Ashley Fosdike has been clearing out the Parish Office (the original office located at The Pound on Wolfs Row) and sorting / reviving all the historical documents, so we can get them properly archived and safe for future generations.

She’s found some amazing treasures, some going back to the 1700s, including deeds, maps, poor relief payments, agenda and minutes.

Amongst these items she also uncovered a folder of non-Parish Council related letters and documents belonging to a certain WH Wood (Walter Wood), who was apparently a local estate agent (based on Limpsfield High Street) and former Clerk to the Limpsfield Parish Council for an astounding 39 years until the end of the 1950s. He died in 1963 and was married to an E Wood and we believe lived in Ellice Road, Oxted.

Does anyone know WH Wood’s family? We’d love to be able to return the folder to them if they are interested in the contents (if not, we can archive).

Please get in touch. 07514 011355

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