Merstham High Street repaired rather than replaced

Missing Royal British Legion bench has been repaired and restored by local councillor after it with damaged and condemned as irreparable.

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Council pledges support for Jubilee Street Parties

Surrey’s leaders pledges council to do all it can to help people in Merstham throw street parties to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

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Surrey Police launches campaign against car crime

Surrey Police has launched an initiative this week to tackle vehicle crime across the county. Activity will include neighbourhood officers and extra patrol teams focussing on the hot spot areas within Surrey and offenders known to be linked to vehicle crime. The Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) team will also be stopping vehicles which are known to have been stolen or have links to offenders. The overall aim is to reduce the offences of theft from and theft of motor vehicles.

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Merstham councillor launches crossing improvement petition

Merstham ward Councillor Graeme Crome has launched an e-Petition calling on Surrey Country Highways to make urgent improvements to the Bletchingley Road zebra crossing follow safety concerns from many local residents.

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Merstham resident creates online petition for road repairs

Merstham resident Martin King has taken advantage of Surrey County Council’s online ePetition service to call for urgent road repairs on Delabole Road in Merstham.

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Surrey leader pledges one million pounds for roads

Surrey County Council leader Dr Andrew Povey has pledged £1 million towards improving the county’s roads in response to residents’ feedback.
Each of the 11 local committees will be asked how and where the extra money should be spent, enabling residents to influence what improvements are carried out in their communities.

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Graeme Crome calls for Merstham crossing improvements

Merstham councillor is calling for urgent improvements to the Bletchingley Road zebra crossing follow safety concerns from many local residents. Graeme has become increasingly worried about the safety of children and parents who use the zebra crossing on Bletchingley Road to reach Merstham Primary School.

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Relief for residents as Wells Place parking controls installed

After years of regular noise disturbance for residents living close to Wells Place light industrial area in Merstham, parking controls to prevent overnight lorry parking have now been installed.
New yellow line restrict any parking both sides of Wells Place from the existing parking controls in a direction north to the highway extents (to the private section of Wells Place) between the hours of 19:00 to 08:00 seven days a week.

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Roads budget funding for repairs is only papering over the cracks

Surrey Country Council Leader Dr Andrew Povey has described the country wide budget announcement of an extra £100 million funding for road repairs nationally will only allow councils to “paper over the cracks”.
He welcomed the emergency funds, Dr Povey stressed that at least £200 million is needed in Surrey alone to get its roads into a good enough condition.

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Report Potholes using your iPhone and FixMyStreet App

iPhone owners can now download a free application from FixMyStreet that allows them to report road defects from their phone.

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