McDonalds outlet on the outskirts of Ashford. Good or Bad News?

Fast food chain McDonald’s has won the right to build a drive-through restaurant in Ashford. McDonald’s had applied to build an outlet in London Road but was rejected by Spelthorne Borough Council in December. The Planning Inspectorate reviewed and approved the appeal with a number of minor conditions to be imposed….. http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/ashford-not-lovin-residents-lose-7941905  

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March 2, 2015

Improvements to Ashford Railway Station Jan – March 2015

Spelthorne Council has been working with the South West Trains-Network Rail Alliance and Surrey County Council on improvements to the appearance of Ashford Train Station in order to provide a more welcoming environment for rail passengers and visitors to the town. __ Spelthorne Council has been working with the South West Trains-Network Rail Alliance and […]

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February 23, 2015

In Spelthorne – This week on Work It:

This week on Work It: touchtennis, Spelthorne: http://workitsurrey.ning.com/activities/touchtennis-spelthorne No Strings Badminton; Spelthorne: http://workitsurrey.ning.com/activities/no-strings-badminton-spelthorne Don’t just work……

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February 17, 2015

80,000 say ‘YES’ to Heathrow expansion

An Extract from Back Heathrow.. “We are delighted to announce that 80,000 local people have now shown their support for the Back Heathrow campaign. On Monday we took a campaign bus to central London to visit the offices of the Airports Commission and take your message to Parliament. Around 50 campaigners hopped on a coach […]

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February 5, 2015

Brooklands College Update

In October 2014 Brooklands College applied for Local Employment Partnership (LEP) funding to help finance new permanent facilities for the college in Ashford. We are delighted to announce that the funding has been approved by the Government. This funding, which will provide £1 for every £2 match funded by Brooklands College, has enabled Brooklands College […]

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February 5, 2015

Heathrow – Make Your Voice Count for Expansion

Heathrow – Make Your Voice Count for Expansion As you may be aware, the Government set up an Airports Commission to examine how to maintain the UK’s position as Europe’s most important aviation hub. It will recommend one of two options – either expansion at Heathrow or at Gatwick – to the Government just after […]

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December 11, 2014

Heathrow to fund pro-expansion campaign group

By Chris Caulfield June 19, 2013 HEATHROW Airport will provide funding to set up a pro-expansion campaign group, it has been announced. The operator has said it will release the funds “to provide a voice for the thousands of local people” who support Heathrow and its bid to build a third runway, which could be built […]

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June 25, 2013

The Duck Race @ Staines upon Thames

The MidasPlus Duck Races return, once again, to the Staines-upon-Thames Day with the infamous BIG Duck Race and the small duck race starting at the Two Rivers Pub on Church Street on the River Colne and finishing on the River Thames at the Memorial Gardens. Sunday 30th June 2013 1st Prize for the BIG Duck Race is £500 […]

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May 4, 2013

Ashford from Spelthorne County Council

Information on Ashford from Spelthorne County Council http://www.spelthorne.gov.uk/search?q=ashford&go=Go Borough Councils are generally responsible for – Collection of Council Tax, Environmental Health, Public and Private Housing, Local Plans, Planning Applications, Public Conveniences, Arts and Museums, Sports and Sports Centres, Parks and Open Spaces, Car Parks and Parking, Footpaths, Waste Collection and Recycling, Street Cleaning. For further […]

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December 5, 2012