Dates to Remember
9th June - Frimley Green Open Gardens Day : 2.00pm - 6.00pm, Frimley Green.
for details see the Poster on the right or
the FG Open Gardens site.
14th July - Frimley Green Carnival : 12.30pm - 5.00pm, On the Green, Frimley Green.
For details, see the Frimley Green Carnival's Facebook Page.
SHBC Planning Policies
Under the Localism Act neighbourhood forums are community groups that are designated to take forward neighbourhood planning in areas without parish councils.
The DNF has been recognised by SHBC as the forum for the Deepcut Area, this is especially important on account of the PRB development (see below).
Advice on Benefits, Social Networks, Health Issues or Support for Carers
On August 6th, there was a public exhibition at the Deepcut Cadet Hut where Bovis presented their proposals for 131 homes at the northern end of Mindenhurst. For more detailed information, see the
Mindenhurst Proposals on the Bovis Homes website.
For the latest news and updates on the development visit the Mindenhurst website.
For the very latest updates on what's going on, building works, road works, traffic problems etc, see the
deachy.interests.me site run by Councillor Paul Deach. You can also join the email list to get regular updates sent to you.
Read more on this site about the Deepcut Development Project.
Farnborough Airport Concerns
There is a possibility of a further large increase in flights to Farnborough Airport, for more information see the
Article by our former chairman.
If you have any complaints or concerns about aircraft noise, the frequency and timing of flights, please contact
the Society as we have a representative on the Farnborough Airport Consultative Committee (FACC)
and on the Quiet Flying Programme working group of FACC. We are in a position to be able to make representations on your behalf and as a Society we carry more weight than an individual does.
If you wish us to take a complaint to FACC, it should be in writing and sent to us via mail or email.
Basingstoke Canal Updates
The Society will be keeping abreast on what is happening with the Basingstoke Canal. You might like to read the article
on the Basingstoke Canal Petition and the discussion of the funding of the canal.
For information on the maintenance and update work being done on the canal, see the latest bulletin
or past bulletins from the Surrey and Hampshire Canal Society
along with their quarterly magazine, the Basingstoke Canal News.
Update on the proposed Frimley Green traffic lights
On Friday 25th January, the lead campaigners, Cliff Hilton, Graham and Angela O'Connell along with the Society's President Sue Cartwright met with all the local councillors in a meeting chaired by Michael Gove. They put forward the residents' latest refined design
of improvements to the mini roundabouts as an alternative to traffic lights. This was supported by comparative performance figures provided by the developer's transport advisors, Watermans.
A synopsis of the key points from the meeting can be seen on the STOP or GO Four Way Traffic Lights
site on Facebook, a comprehensive guide to this issue set up by Cliff Hilton.
For more on the original e-petition, see the Article on this site.
17/05/2019 - Annual General Meeting
The Society's AGM took place in St. Andrews Church Hall as usual. Due to Michael Gove having to cancel, the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro stepped in to give a presentation and a Q & A session with help from Police Sergeant Sandra Carlier, PCSOs Vince Wakeling and Sian Hudson.
Graham O'Connell then did a comprehensive presentation (pdf file) on the work of the Society in the last year.
This was followed by the Chair of the Frimley Green Carnival Committee, Mandy Withers who explained what their committee did and appealed for volunteers to join their committee and to help at the events that they run.
After the tea break motions to modify the constitution and raise the subscription to £5 were passed. All the officers and committee members were re-elected.
Before the usual Q & A session, 3 of the newly elected councillors introduced themselves. The Q & A session included the newly elected councillors, Paul Deach, the re-elected councillor for Mytchett/Deepcut and David Munro.
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Esso is planning to replace 90km of the original 105km aviation fuel pipeline that runs from the Fawley Refinery near Southampton, to the West London Terminal storage facility
in Hounslow. The map below shows the route of the original pipline through the Frimley, Deepcut area.