Sara Olsen

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Local Update – Local Plan

Dear constituent

I am writing to share with you my contribution to the debate about the Epsom and Ewell Local Plan which is now beginning its formal process. I expect the Borough Council to publish its initial thinking about the plan shortly.

Epsom and Ewell Borough Council is currently in the process of publishing and developing its […]

2022-11-23T08:54:06+00:00November 23rd, 2022|Local Plan, Local Update|

Local Update

Dear Constituent

I am writing with a reminder about a couple of local things.

A few people have asked me why I do not address national issues in these emails except where there is useful information to provide. I know that many people want to discuss those issues with me, and I am always willing to do […]

2022-10-26T14:45:10+01:00October 20th, 2022|Uncategorised|

Epsom and Ewell Energy Support Scheme

Dear constituent

Epsom and Ewell Energy Support Scheme

I am writing to you to ask for your help with a new local initiative that I have been working on with Citizens Advice Epsom & Ewell, the local branch of Citizens Advice and Good Company which runs five food bank centres in Epsom and the surrounding area.

The current energy crisis […]

2022-10-03T11:25:50+01:00October 3rd, 2022|Local Campaigns|

Local Update

Dear constituent

I am writing to you with an update on some local issues.

Firstly this year’s Epsom Business Awards are now under way and open for entries. The awards are now in their eleventh year and are intended to recognise businesses which provide an excellent service to their customers or who do good work in the […]

2022-09-23T17:16:34+01:00September 23rd, 2022|Local Update|

Death of Her Majesty the Queen – Update

Dear constituent

Forgive me for bombarding you with emails after the sad death of the Queen, but the Government has published two sets of guidance for the mourning period which may be of use to those of you involved in different organisations locally. I hope this is helpful.

This is the link to the general guidance document […]

2022-09-09T20:48:51+01:00September 9th, 2022|Local Update|

Local Update

Dear constituent

I am writing with a reminder about the upcoming charity/volunteers fair and also with a request for any of you who have rental properties in the Epsom area.

Charity Volunteer Fair

First of all, for any of you looking for opportunities to volunteer with local charities, a reminder that […]

2022-09-04T16:49:27+01:00September 4th, 2022|Local Update, Uncategorised|

Local Update

Dear constituent

I am writing to you with an update on some local issues.

South Western Railway

Firstly, on the perennial battles over the South Western Railway service, the company has announced that the current limited timetable will now continue on until 2023. This means that they are still not planning to increase the number of evening peak […]

2022-07-21T12:13:54+01:00July 21st, 2022|Local Update|

Local Update

I am writing with a further update on a couple of local matters.

Firstly can I start by thanking everyone who was involved in organising all the Platinum Jubilee Events locally. We had a really wide range of things going on over the weekend, and I know it all […]

2022-06-21T09:06:28+01:00June 15th, 2022|Local Update, Uncategorised|

Local Update

Dear constituent

I am writing to you with one of my regular updates about local issues.

Chalk Pit

Firstly the latest on the Chalk Pit in Epsom.

I am waiting for news as to whether the controversial retrospective planning application will be called in by the Government. This does not normally happen if a local authority has given permission […]

2022-04-27T18:40:39+01:00April 27th, 2022|Local Update|

Southern Rail Update – February 2022

Dear Chris,

To follow up on previous emails about changes to the timetable in February, I wanted to confirm the plan.  We will be amending our timetables from Monday 28 February, following a period of significant staff absence due to Covid and a major blockade of engineering works on the Brighton mainline between 19-27 February.

While the […]

2022-02-14T10:35:56+00:00February 14th, 2022|Local Update, Uncategorised|
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