When Shepperton and District Business Community started to put together this year’s Big Tree Night, they were particularly keen that the evening would contain something for everyone. Six month’s later, the programme for the evening looks to have done just that.
The evening on the 14th December begins at 4.00pm with Christmas Storytime at the library for children aged up to 5. The hour will include reading of Christmas stories and some singing. Also, from 4.00pm, stalls will be open in the slip roads in the High Street. At the time of writing, 22 stalls had booked, ranging from food stalls to charities and reindeer food to local businesses. There will also be a few small fairground rides for younger children. Stalls will remain open until 8.30pm.
Dear Shepperton Residents.
I am writing you thinking you might help me find information about some relatives (my grandmother's sister and her husband) that used to live in Shepperton.
Their names were: Maren Mathews, born in Norway 1891, died in Shepperton 9 January 1978, and William Henry Mathews, born 1893 and died 28 April 1978.
The council’s winter fleet has been extended to provide greater mobility and coverage. Adding to last year’s efforts, 50 farmers will support the Highways team, alongside Surrey’s 4x4 group and a further ten snow ploughs. These will help the council clear and maintain Surrey's main routes during winter.
Additionally, forty tonnes of grit is being given to district and borough councils to spread in town centres this year – more than double the amount provided last year.
The initiative will aim to tackle the rising number of doorstep traders who prey on vulnerable residents and carry out shoddy work, often at extortionate prices. Traders who ignore the door stickers and requests to leave could be breaking the law.
This in itself is worrying, and means that the communication is not getting through from Sita and SCC (Good for them I guess), but it is also a concern because if you are not receiving information about such a development, then how can you make informed decisions about how your local council can represent you !
The Surrey debate will take place on 18th November 2010, 7pm - 9pm at Salesian High School, Chertsey. Panellists will include Dr Andrew Povey - Surrey County Council, Savid Clayton-Smith - NHS Surrey, Peter Williams, Surrey Police.
Plans for a new road bridge over the Thames in Walton have cleared a major hurdle after transport secretary Lord Adonis gave the go ahead for three legal orders.
Preparation for the new multi-million pound bridge which joins Walton and Shepperton is hoped to begin early this year with construction finishing in the summer of 2013. It is set to be the first new road crossing over the River Thames in 20 years.
Lord Adonis gave the initial go-ahead following a two-day public inquiry in the summer of 2009, and has since confirmed:
All you need to do is provide the right ingredients and let nature do the rest.
Looking for the Hawker family from Old Charlton Road.
Name: Elizabeth Hawker
Subject: Hakwer family formerly of Old Charlton Road, Shepperton.
I am researching my family tree and looking for any information about my late father's family. His name was Ian Hawker and he lived with his family, June (sister), Winnie ( mother) and Graham during the'30s and 40's. He immigrated to Australia in the 1950's but his family remained in the family home ( as far we know) on Old Charlton Road. Apparently the children went to Catholic schools in the area...any information at all, enthusiatically welcomed!
So...if anyone can help please get in touch here.