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Dates to Remember

21st Feb - Start of Esso Pipeline Work : Section of St. Catherines Road, see the Article to the right for details.

28th Feb - Surrey Heath Local Committee : 7.00pm. For details, see the the Surrey Heath Local Committee page.

7th March - Title and Deed : 7.30pm, Methodist Church Hall. Play by Will Eno, for details see Maltings Theatre or Poster to the right.

10th March - End of Esso Pipeline Work : Section of St. Catherines Road, see the Article to the right for details.

Surrey Heath Borough Council  

Planning Applications

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).

National Neighbourhood Watch and Home Watch  

Info & advice to help make the right choices

Advice on Benefits, Social Networks, Health Issues or Support for Carers

Surrey I


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 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.

Society News

Graham O'Connell 16/12/2018 - Unveiling of the Tree Carved Sculpture

The new tree carved sculpture was unveiled on the Green in Frimley Green. This was done by Graham O'Connell with help from Tony Moore, whose organisation, the Frimley Green Carnival Committee, has generously contributed funds to the "Greening the Green" project, see:

Graham O'Connell 21/10/2018 - Soldier Silhouette Ceremony

On the Green in Frimley Green, spring bulbs were planted in the morning and the British Legion Soldier Silhouette ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice marking the end of World War 1, took place in the afternoon. see:

Rest of Society News

Work on the Esso Pipeline

From the 21st February to no later than Sunday 10th March, essential work will be carried out on the Esso Pipeline along a section of St. Catherines Road. This will means that there will be no through access through this section but there will be access to the properties in this section through one end or the other. The red line in the drawing below shows the section that will be closed and the blue dots the diversion route.

If you wish to have more information or have any questions, please contact the office of WB Civil & Mechanical at 01342 850095.

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 .... More.

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