In The Press

By Lauren Everitt Lauren.Everitt@EssnMedia.co.uk TOWNS and villages are standing united in their campaign against new charges for on-street parking. Surrey County Council wants to introduce meters for short-term parking spaces at ten locations across Mole Valley by November. But more than 1,800 people have already signed a county-wide petition against the plans. District Councillor Caroline Salmon, [...]

By Sam Blackledge Sam.Blackledge@Essnmedia.Co.Uk CHARGING for on-street parking in Ashtead would drive shoppers out of the village, according to campaigners. Last month the Advertiser reported on county council proposals to introduce pay and display machines on ten streets in Mole Valley. About 3,500 short term spaces have been identified, including 60 in Ashtead, which could [...]

PARKING METERS IN ASHTEAD Did you know that Surrey County Council are planning to introduce approximately 60 parking meters in Ashtead at £1 an hour in The Street, Craddocks' Parade and Lower Rectory Lane? The decision will be made this December with implementation in February 2012. All our Ashtead Councillors, Independents and Conservatives, and The [...]

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 08:00 By Sam Blackledge Sam.Blackledge@Essnmedia.Co.Uk MOTORISTS could soon be forced to pay up to £1.40 an hour for on-street parking. Under plans set out by Surrey County Council, ten streets in Mole Valley will see pay and display machines installed by November. Around 3,500 short-term spaces have been identified across the [...]

Friday, January 21, 2011, 08:00 By Sam Blackledge Sam.blackledge@Essnmedia.co.uk CONCERNED campaigners have called on the people of Dorking to fight plans for a supermarket outside the town centre. Last week the Advertiser reported on a council deal that could see a new Morrisons store open on the Station Road/Curtis Road depot site. Dorking SOS, a [...]

By NEIL CRAVEN and VICKI OWEN Last updated at 10:31 PM on 13th November 2010An investigation by Financial Mail has revealed that the three supermarkets at the forefront of the ministore invasion of High Streets habitually sell products at premium prices, even as they promise to lower them in their main stores. The standard premium [...]

12:26pm Monday 15th November 2010 Ashtead residents' campaign against a Tesco carpark is gathering pace following over 1,400 responses to a questionnaire. The questionnaire, which was unveiled two weeks ago by Save Ashtead Village Environment (SAVE), will allow residents to have their say on the issue of short-stay parking in the town centre. Founder member [...]

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