Save the Wells

2019-10-25T10:14:49+00:00August 28th, 2019|Local Campaigns|

MP Chris Grayling call for Wells Centre rethink

Epsom and Ewell MP Chris Grayling has thrown his weight behind the campaign to save the Wells Centre being spearheaded by  Councillor Bernie Muir. He is urging local residents to make their views known to the Borough Council before the deadline on September 2nd. He has written to […]

Epsom Hospital Update

2019-09-30T16:00:20+00:00May 30th, 2019|Epsom Hospital|

Dear constituent

You may have seen that over the weekend the Government announced a multi-billion pound programme of hospital upgrades and modernisation around the country over the next few years. As part of the announcement it said that around £500 million would be allocated to the Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust to modernise our local […]

Stoneleigh Station to get Step Free Access

2019-04-04T14:57:05+00:00April 4th, 2019|Transport|

Stoneleigh station is to be modernised and given step free access as part of a £300m programme to improve access for all at 73 railway stations around the country. The work will also give the two halves of Stoneleigh step free access across the railway for the first time. Detailed design and development work for […]

A message from Chris Grayling MP about the Heathrow airspace consultation.

2019-03-08T16:04:03+00:00March 8th, 2019|Local Campaigns, Transport|

Firstly, I wanted to reassure you that the consultation is not specifically about Epsom and Ewell. Heathrow is carrying the consultation out across a large swathe of the London area so that people are aware that they want to make changes to their flightpath arrangements.

This is not a Government consultation, and indeed we have received […]

Oyster & Contactless – Epsom Station 2019

2019-03-01T11:58:15+00:00November 28th, 2018|Epsom Station Zone 6, Transport|

Dear constituent

It has taken far far more time than I would have wanted, but I am writing to let you know that the promise made by Southern Rail at the start of its franchise to introduce Oyster and Contactless Cards to Epsom and a group of stations in Hertfordshire is finally going to happen.

For passengers […]

Epsom Hospital Update June 2018

2018-06-18T10:47:46+00:00June 18th, 2018|Epsom Hospital|

Dear constituent

I am writing to you with an update on the local NHS. You may have seen this week that the local NHS has launched another local consultation about the way it runs services in future. Like many of you, I suspect, I think it would be better if they got on with the day […]

Government Housing Strategy

2018-03-21T15:49:18+00:00March 21st, 2018|Local Campaigns|

Dear constituent

I have been asked by a number of people about the Government’s housing strategy, and how it will affect our area. I thought it might be helpful to explain the situation so that you are fully briefed.

Firstly, there is no doubt that we need to build more houses in the UK. There is a […]

RMT Rail Strike

2017-11-07T19:00:24+00:00November 7th, 2017|Transport|

Dear constituent

As you may know, the RMT union has called strike action on both the Southern and South West networks on Wednesday and Thursday this week. I am not expecting serious disruption on Southern services, as there has been little impact on strike days across most of the Southern network since January, with virtually all […]