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Cobham & Downside Residents' Association

Welcome to our website. Below is some news about the CDRA and about local matters. Visit our News page for further current and recent items that may be of interest to you. 

Latest News

Elmbridge Council Annual Public Meeting

On Weds 16 January, 6-9pm, at the Civic Centre in Esher. From 6-7pm there will be a drop-in session with Council and partner services including Surrey Police and Surrey County Council. From 7pm the Leader of the Council will give a presentation on future plans for the Borough followed by questions from the public to the Leader & Cabinet. Sign up at www.elmbridge.gov.uk/council/my-elmbridge

Surrey Police Funding Survey

The Surrey Police & Crime Commissioner is recommending a £24 p.a. increase in the police element of council tax for a Band D property this year. Details of how this would be spent and a survey where you can give your views are on http://www.surrey-pcc.gov.uk/get-involved/council-tax-2019-20-have-your-say/  The survey closes on 28th January.

Heathrow Consultation

Follow-up consultation about proposed flight paths. https://feedback.heathrowconsultation.com Finishes on 4th March. Several public events scheduled including ones at Xcel Sports Hub in Walton on Weds 23 Jan and at Imber Court in East Molesey on Fri 25 Jan. 


Committee News

We are pleased to welcome six new CDRA committee members. The new volunteers are Susan Brown, Vanessa Brown, Dilip Mathew, Sumi Sarma, Denise Stanczyk and Steve Wood. They are already starting to get involved in the work of the association, particularly in planning issues and marketing and publicity. There's still room for more so get in touch if you're interested.

 Sue receiving Lonserving Volunteer Award

CDRA Chairman, Mrs Sue Kilpatrick OBE, at the Elmbridge Borough Council Volunteer Awards ceremony. The presentations are held every two years and community organisations nominate people for a Long Service Award for their voluntary work. The CDRA Committee nominated Sue to show our appreciation of her long-term voluntary work for the local community and especially her contribution to the work of the CDRA. This was not competitive - there’s no ‘winner’ or prize. Those who were nominated