People in Leatherhead, Bookham, Ashtead and Fetcham are taking the initiative and finding creative ways to make the town an even better place to live and work.
From cooking affordable meals with their neighbours, to making streets safer for children to play outdoors, there are lots of ideas that people are planning to get moving as soon as it's safe.
You may want to turn an overgrown patch of grass into a community garden or start a new dance group for young people. There are lots of opportunities and many like-minded people who want to make a difference and are willing to help. It's about building momentum, not perfection. Now could be the perfect time to share your idea and get the help you need to make it happen.
A small selection of the many ideas that people in your neighbourhood think could improve Horley are here: Join the Local Conversation – Your Fund Surrey - Ideas Map – Commonplace.
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Feature story: Mole Valley Veteran's Hub launching soon
The Mole Valley Veterans' Hub offers support and friendship to Veterans and their families throughout Mole Valley. Run on a voluntary basis by Veterans for Veterans they run activities throughout the year, as well as a monthly drop-in Hub. The aim is to ensure that no Veteran ever feels alone.
The Hub was set up in 2020, with support from Surrey County Council, initially aimed at running a monthly drop-in meeting. Since its launch, the objectives of the Hub have expanded and with grant funding from Mole Valley District Council further activities and excursions will be offered throughout the year.
The official launch of the hub will be on Armed Forces Day. Where everyone is invited to come along to Ashtead Recreation Ground for a family BBQ and bouncy castle.
To find out further details about the hub, including events and activities you can get involved in visit the Mole Valley Veteran's Hub website.
What's going on?
Here is a list of some of the things happening in Leatherhead, Bookham, Ashtead and Fetcham in the near future. You can also find out about the vast range of local support in your community by visiting the Surrey Information Point. To see social, environmental, economic and health outcomes in Surrey at a local level, please visit the Surrey Index.