Christmas Wreaths in aid of The Cellar, Godalming

Christmas Wreaths with fresh foliage and natural decorations are being created again this year to raise funds for The Cellar Cafe in Godalming. www.thecellarcafe.co.uk

We invite you to drop in and help make the wreaths with friends and neighbours. The sessions will take place on Friday 24th November, Wednesday 6th December and Wednesday 13th December from 2pm – 5pm at the United Reform Church, Bridge Street, Godalming.

Can you help with Festive Foliage? If you have anything suitable in your garden please let us know and we will come and collect.

The Christmas Wreaths are made on a 20cm oasis base and also can be used as table decorations. You can order one to be delivered to your home on the date of your choice from The Cellar for only £15, or contact vicki.hinde@btopenworld.com or Jacky Beale 01483 423768.

Thank you to everyone in Hambledon for their ongoing support of The Cellar – we are truly grateful.

Dunsfold Aerodrome – transport review

Screen Shot 2015-03-21 at 17.08.09EIGHT rural West Surrey parishes – including Hambledon – have united to commission a transport review to examine the impact any significant new development at Dunsfold Aerodrome would have on narrow local roads and lanes.

The review, carried out by Guildford-based road and transport consultants Motion, was published this week and concludes that the site is unsustainable for any substantial housing. (A report on this appears in this week’s Haslemere Herald March 5th edition)

The Motion study confirms that the reasons why Waverley Borough Council rejected an “eco-town” proposal for the site in 2009 – a decision supported on appeal by the Secretary of State – remain sound when assessed against the key principles of current Government policy.

The parish councils of Dunsfold, Alfold, Bramley, Busbridge, Chiddingfold, Hambledon, Hascombe and Wonersh, reacting to concerns of villagers, asked Motion to examine two recent traffic assessments, one by Surrey County Council and the other conducted on behalf of the aerodrome’s owners, DAL.

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