Be a Dementia Friend

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Dementia Friends gives people an understanding of dementia and the small things you can do that make a difference. Your local Goldsworth Park Dementia Action Alliance, will be hosting a Dementia Friends session with refreshments including mince pies so please … Continued

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Path repairs

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Patching works for lake path and path to hockey pitch are due to start next Monday after all the tree works have been finished by Foremost. You may see some preparation works start this week. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Parking charges at rural parks in Surrey? What’s your view?

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Surrey County Council wants your views on proposals to charge for rural car parking. – time’s running out so if you have a view, let them know before November 6 This consultation is a vital part of the Council’s plans … Continued

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In business? Need an office? Check this out!

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A new property search web portal designed to find commercial property in Woking has been launched. The new portal, hosted on Woking Borough Council’s Woking Works website under ‘Locate’ – lists all commercial property available within the Borough. Approximately 50 sites are … Continued

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Woking’s Food Festival returns

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Returning for the fifth consecutive year, the award-winning Woking Food and Drink Festival is set to host more culinary delights, from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September. Named the county’s Best Local Food Event by readers of Surrey Life Magazine for two years in … Continued

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It’s flowerbed competition time in Woking

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Flowerbeds of Woking will be under the judges’ scrutiny once again as Woking in Bloom gets ready to celebrate another display of horticultural excellence in the Borough. Schools, residents and pubs are all invited to spruce up their gardens in … Continued

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More days to win prizes in Woking News and Mail draw

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The deadline for a chance to win prizes in a local newspaper draw has been extended to May 31, after backing from local brewery Thurstons – The Horsell Brewery Company. Complete the Woking News and Mail survey and you could … Continued

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Litter-pick Saturday, 22nd April 2017.

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The litter pickers met outside the Community Hall, Goldwater Lodge at 10.00am for a couple of hours of litter-picking around North Meadow, the woods, playing fields and anywhere else around the park where litter collects.  This shows a few of … Continued

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Next GPCA meeting on the 25th April

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The next GPCA public meeting will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 25th April 2017 in the Community Hall, Goldwater Lodge.  All residents are welcome to attend. The minutes for the previous meeting are available on the “About – Meeting Minutes” page Please … Continued

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Park Party celebrates Rock

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Local groups can now apply for a place in this year’s Party in the Park and join in celebrating the life and achievements of two of the most successful music artists ever to come out of the town. This year’s … Continued

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Council tax rise for 2017/18

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Woking Borough Council Tax charge has been set to rise by 2.23% for 2017/18. Equivalent to less than 10 pence per week for a Band D property, the rise means that people living in a Band D property will pay … Continued

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Support the Surrey Half Marathon – book now

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Surrey Half Marathon has almost sold out of places. Anyone keen to take part in the half marathon, or the closed-road 5km run (one of the largest of it’s kind in the UK), or see their child run in the … Continued

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Growing your business and want help?

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If you have been trading for three years or more, Woking Works, a collaboration between Woking Borough Council and five leading Woking-based companies, is offering free business advice at surgeries being held on Tuesday 28 February 2017 in Export House, … Continued

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Changes to local bus services

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If you travel around Woking or the rest of Surrey by bus you might want to check to see if your route is affected by changes to some local bus services. This follows the decision by bus operator Abellio to … Continued

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Christmas tree lights

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The lights on the shopping centre Christmas tree will be switched on the 4th December at 4pm. Please follow and like us:Follow

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2016 AGM

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This year’s AGM will be on Tuesday 22nd November at 7:30pm in the Community Hall. All residents are welcome. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Free Dementia Friendly Handyperson Service Launched

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A free handyperson service that will support residents specifically suffering from dementia with simple adaptations around the home to help them remain living independently has been launched by Woking Borough Council. The free service for residents who live in their … Continued

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Council to consult on Martyrs Lane site

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The suitability of land to the east of Martyrs Lane as an alternative ‘safeguarded’ site for removal from the Green Belt to meet future development needs between 2027 and 2040 will be the subject of a public consultation following a … Continued

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Letter from the GPCA to the Ward Councillors for Goldsworth Park and Horsell

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Attached is a letter from the GPCA to the Ward Councillors for Goldsworth Park and Horsell, and the relevant Portfolio Holders, setting out the GPCA’s position on the future of the land north-west of the lake known as the North … Continued

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Have your say on Surrey’s Waste Local Plan

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Surrey County Council has launched a consultation giving you the chance to have your say on the vision for the new Surrey Waste Local Plan. Its important that the waste Surrey produces is managed sustainably while working towards sending zero … Continued

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Quit smoking this Stoptober

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England’s seven million smokers are being encouraged to take part in this year’s Stoptober campaign, starting on 1 October. Research suggests that if you stop smoking for 28-days you are five times more likely to quit for good. You’ll get … Continued

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Knock, knock… annual canvassers are out and about

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Knock, knock… annual canvassers are out and about Households who have yet to complete and return their Household Enquiry Form can expect a knock on the door over the next few weeks, as canvassers will be reminding residents to fill … Continued

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GPCA meeting

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The next meeting is at 7:30pm on 13th September at the Community Hall. The minutes for the last meeting can be found here. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Photo album found on lake path

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A mini photo album has been found on the lake path near the Waitrose turn-off. If the owner rings 01483 714096, they can recover it. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Are you registered to vote?

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Households across the Borough will soon receive their Household Enquiry Form asking them to check whether the information that appears on the Electoral Register matches the details of those living at that address as part of Woking’s annual voter registration … Continued

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Changes to bus services from September 2016

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Do you travel by bus in Surrey? From Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September 2016, there will be changes to a number of local services, including timetable changes and the introduction of some new routes. The changes are being introduced as … Continued

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New business start-up course in the food industry

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Thames Valley Housing is running a 12 week course for people looking to start their own business in the food industry. Participants will receive specialist training from Enterprise Cube and Community Chef, whilst also having the opportunity to learn about … Continued

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MasterChef Champion and TV baking duo complete the festival’s chef line up

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This year’s Woking Food and Drink Festival is set to be a star-studded event following the latest celebrity chef announcements. Topping the bill in the Tante Marie Culinary Theatre on Saturday 3 September will be Jane Devonshire, MasterChef Champion 2016, … Continued

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Local voluntary organisations invited to apply for grants

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Local voluntary organisations invited to apply for grants – Woking Borough Council Local voluntary organisations invited to apply for grants 12 July 2016 Local voluntary and community groups are being invited to apply for a grant for the next financial … Continued

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Woking vigilent against hate crime

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Woking Borough Council has reiterated its stance against hate crime, whilst reassuring foreign nationals that they are welcome in the Borough, in the wake of the vote to leave the European Union. Great Britain has welcomed migrants from many parts … Continued

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Goldsworth Park Rangers Festival

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Sir Geoff Hurst attended the football festival this weekend. He awarded medals and trophies to the teams. He also signed many items including shirts and boots.   Sir Geoff presented Lee Swain,.GPR chairman for five years and who is stepping … Continued

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Air Alert

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Woking Borough Council have signed up to a scheme called airAlert, which is a service warning local residents who have respiratory problems of whenever the air pollution in Woking is going to be high. This is a free subscription service … Continued

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Tom, Dick and Harry. New residents on the Lake

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There are now three cygnets on the lake and they have been named Tom, Dick & Harry.   Please follow and like us:Follow

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Angling Club working parties

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The Angling Club have been doing maintenance on the swims. More photos on the fishing page. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Star Wars in the Park

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A free outdoor cinema showing of the latest Star Wars film experience on Saturday 9 July 2016, in Woking Park, will round off a day of live music, sci-fi entertainment and space-age fun for families. With more than 50 per cent of … Continued

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Energy bills explained – drop in session 8th June, Woking

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Dear all,   This is a quick email to notify you of the drop-in-sessions that we are running at the Lighthouse, 8-10 High Street, Woking, on Weds 8th and 29th June, 10am-1pm.   These sessions are to provide advice to … Continued

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Changes to fire and rescue in Surrey – have your say

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Surrey Fire and Rescue Service is reviewing its services and wants to know what matters to you. Proposed changes include working closer with other emergency services and reviewing how quickly they respond to 999 calls and automatic fire alarms. Residents … Continued

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Ann-Marie Barker, Ian Eastwood and Chitra Rana elected to Woking Borough Council

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Ann-Marie has the 4 year term, Ian the 3 year term and Chitra the two year one. The council pages will be updated in due course * If elected the word ‘Elected’ appears against the number of votes. Please follow … Continued

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Keep your dog on a lead round Goldsworth Park Lake

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The information and by-law signs state that, where signposted, dogs must be kept on leads. Signs have been put up informing dog walkers that their dogs must be kept on leads around and within 25m of the lake. This is … Continued

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Update notice of Affinity Water works on Brox Road and A320 Woking Road

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Affinity Water have released an update on the works due on the Ottershaw Road. External Information Sheet   Please follow and like us:Follow

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Costa Coffee comes to Goldsworth Park

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At long last Costa opens on Goldsworth Park today. It is to be found at the shopping centre just across from St Andrew’s church coffee shop and just down the lake path from Strollers’ OAP coffee shop. It’s not known … Continued

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Community Hall Open Day

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Sing Gold the community choir entertained at the Hall open day on the 23rd April. The day was well attended and some extra bookings were made as well as much tea and cake consumed. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Drop in centre opens for people with mental health issues

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A new cafe-style drop-in centre to help people with mental health issues has been officially opened. Opening the facility, The Safe Haven Service at the Marjorie Richardson Centre in Woking, Surrey County Council’s Margaret Hicks said: “By working together as one … Continued

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Any old family pictures or letters about the Great War?

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People with stories or photographs of Surrey in the Great War are being asked to help create a lasting digital memorial to the county’s role during the conflict. Surrey Heritage, part of Surrey County Council, has launched a new website to document … Continued

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Calling all parents – free training sessions for Surrey Youth Games

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  Would your child like to try a new fun activity? The P&G Surrey Youth Games offers free coaching across a range of different sports at venues across the Borough. From April to June, free coaching courses will run for … Continued

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The King’s Men entertain

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A 15th anniversary concert by the King’s Men, choral Scholars of King’s College Cambridge, held at St Andrew’s Church, Goldsworth Park, raised £4,000 for the Woking and Sam Beare hospices. Organised by Mike and Rosie Lipscomb, in conjunction with Wendy … Continued

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Celebrate your Community Hall

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Dear All,   How many times have I heard someone say “Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to get a cup tea when walking round the lake”?   Well – next Saturday, 23rd April, you can.  Drop into the … Continued

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Goldsworth Park Rec improvements – football pitches

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Dear Goldsworth Park Rec & Lake User Group   Following further consultation with Executive Members, I thought I would send you an update on the approach the Council intends to take with regards to the proposals for the additional junior … Continued

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Parkinson Awareness around The Lake

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Margaret Hellawell was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2008. On 24th She will be marking the end of Parkinson’s Awareness Week by walking at least 3 laps of Goldsworth Park Lake. She will be starting her walk from the Community … Continued

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Beware – Caterpillars on the march

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Residents are being advised to be vigilant after the discovery of oak processionary moth caterpillars in Surrey. The caterpillars cause significant damage to oak trees by eating their leaves and can be a health risk to people and animals. Residents … Continued

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Time running out to register to vote

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Time is running out for Woking’s residents who are yet to register to vote for this year’s local Borough and Surrey’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections on Thursday 5 May 2016. Eligible voters who are yet to register have until Monday … Continued

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Out-door gym

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The out-door gym has now been installed alongside the children’s play ground on the north side of the lake. Each piece of equipment has instructions for use with recommended durations. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Local Transport Review- end of public consultation

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Proposed changes to local bus services – public consultation closes As you will be aware, Surrey County Council is in the second year of a three year review of local transport services. Some proposals to change local bus services have … Continued

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Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile

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On 20th March Goldsworth Park hosts the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile from Woking Hockey Club and around the lake. There is a choice of over 1.5km, 2.5km or 5km.   For further information send an email to WBC’s Health & Wellbeing … Continued

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Dog chipping

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From Wednesday the 6th April all dog will have to be micro-chipped. WBC is hosting a free micro-chipping event on Wednesday 17th  February outside Waitrose on Goldsworth Park from 11am to 3pm. The penalty for dog owners do not comply … Continued

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Planning applications at the shopping centre and the enlargement of Sythwood School

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There are a couple of planning matters that I would like to bring to your attention.   Both of the applications can be viewed on the Woking Borough Council website under Planning and Regulation.  If you have any difficulty in … Continued

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More bus service changes proposed – have your say

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Changes to local bus services from August last year made vital savings in the face of funding pressures. Now further savings are needed over the next two years to ensure Surrey County Council can maintain as many of the services … Continued

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Meeting about the proposed hospital merger

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There will be a public meeting on the proposed merger of Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals and Royal Surrey County Hospital in Woking on the following date and venue:   Monday 25th January 2016 St Dunstan’s Church Hall, Shaftesbury Rd, … Continued

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Police Panel

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There will be a Police Panel, probably the last, on Tuesday 15th December 2015, 7.00pm – 8.00pm in the Community Hall. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Advance notice of Affinity Water works on Brox Road and A320 Woking Road

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Dear Sir / Madam Please find attached a Surrey County Council Information Sheet relating to works to be carried out by Affinity Water stating at the end of January 2016. External Information Sheet These are major utility works which will … Continued

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Drop the kids and go shopping

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Woking Leisure Centre is offering parents and guardians the opportunity to Drop and Shop this Christmas. Children from two years old will be able to attend Woking Leisure Centres weekday Christmas crèche sessions, which run from 9am until 12noon from … Continued

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Goodbye bottle banks

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In a move that will save tax payers £90,000 per year, Woking Borough Council is removing the Borough’s paper and glass bottle banks and replacing them with upgraded facilities to collect other types of recyclables. Three collection facilities, including Goldsworth … Continued

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Woking Fire station opens doors to public

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Fire engines and equipment used to tackle blazes will be on show at an open day on Saturday, November 14. Woking Fire station in Cawsey Way will throw open its doors to the public from 10am to 4pm. Surrey Fire … Continued

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Our recycle bring sites are changing

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The introduction of mixed kerbside recycling has significantly improved recycling rates across the borough. Residents now recycle around 60% of what they throw away. With more recyclables going into our blue-lidded bins at home, our use of community collection facilities … Continued

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Annual General Meeting 2015

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17th November 2015 at 7.30pm in the Community Hall. All residents are encouraged to come along to hear about the GPCA’s activities, to discuss issues affecting Goldsworth Park and elect Officers of the Committee. The minutes for the last AGM … Continued

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Free Information Event for Private Tenants – Saturday 7th November

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The following email has been received for information. This email is to raise awareness of  a free information event being held by Woking Borough Council, supported by Citizens Advice Woking (previously the Citizens Advice Bureau).    The event is for people … Continued

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Better deals saved Surrey more than £8 million

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Striking better deals has seen the county council save Surrey taxpayers more than £8 million in just six months. The savings have been generated by renegotiating contracts with the likes of IT businesses, building firms and transport companies. The money saved, … Continued

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Take ‘The Challenge’ for young people

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Could you take ‘The challenge’? Try rock climbing, hiking or canoeing, or develop a skill in media, music, drama or sport, or design a social action project This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience designed to help young people aged 15-17 year … Continued

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By-election result

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At the by-elections on the 8th October: James Sanderson (Lib Dem) was elected as councillor for Goldsworth East. Goldsworth East by-election result Chitra Rana (Con) was elected as councillor for Goldsworth West. Goldsworth West by-election result Please follow and like us:Follow

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Merger of Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust with the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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GPCA has received the following from the Chairmen of the hospital trusts: As you may be aware, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are proposing to merge. We have … Continued

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Goldsworth Park gardeners win awards

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Goldsworth Park gardeners and growers were among the winners at the annual Woking in Bloom and Allotment Awards, held at H.G Wells Conference and Events Centre. The cream of the gardening crop received their prizes at a special presentation evening, … Continued

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Last chance to see this year’s unearthed treasures at Woking Palace – Sunday September 27

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The Friends of Woking Palace are offering an exciting opportunity to see the results of this year’s seventh and final excavations at Woking’s very own Tudor Palace at a Special Open Day on Sunday 27 September from 11am until 4pm. Highlights … Continued

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Woking Borough Council – Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places

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Woking Borough Council is conducting a review of its polling districts and polling places for the new Borough wards that will come into effect on 5 May 2016.   As part of the review, local community groups are being consulted … Continued

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The public toilet in the recreation ground open

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The public toilet in the recreation ground finally opened on 3rd September 2015.  Although there are as yet no signs outside, they are shown on the new map on the corner and can be found next to the gates into … Continued

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Woking’s hidden treasures open this weekend – Sept 10-13

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Some of Woking Borough’s most iconic buildings will be taking part in the Heritage Open Days weekend between 10 and 13 September, which celebrates England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties which normally are closed to … Continued

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Goldsworth by-election announced

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Following the resignations of Cllrs Denzil and Amanda Coulson on 18 August 2015, a by-election for the vacant Wards of Goldsworth East and Goldsworth West will take place on Thursday 8 October 2015. The nomination process for candidates opened on … Continued

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GPCA Meeting

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The next meeting is at 7pm on 8th September at the Community Hall. The minutes for the last meeting can be found here. It has been asked that the Council’s Landscape Plan for the Recreation Ground be added to the … Continued

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Lions raft race

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The Lions website has announced that the raft race on the lake has been cancelled for this year. They hope to run the event next year. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Countdown for Woking Food and Drink Festival!

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The countdown is on to this year’s Woking Food and Drink Festival, from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 September 2015, set to be bigger and better than previous years with a stellar line up of demonstration chefs and a mouth-watering selection of … Continued

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Check out bus timetable changes

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From 29 and 30 August 2015, changes will be introduced to some local bus services. Find out if your services will be affected at www.surreycc.gov.uk/transportreview or by picking up a booklet from libraries and council offices in all parts of Surrey … Continued

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Farnborough Airport

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A resident has raised concerns about the increase in air traffic in and out of Farnborough Airport and the resulting noise and pollution. The number of movements is going to increase significantly over the next few years and it appears … Continued

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Woking Lions Raft Race

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Woking Lions organise a Charity Raft Race on the Goldsworth Park Lake on the 20th September to raise funds for good causes. Teams from business, charities, youth clubs, sports clubs and any other organisations are invited to enter, build a … Continued

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Grants available for local voluntary organisations

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Local voluntary and community groups are  invited to apply for a grant for the next financial year (April 2016 – March 2017). The grants are available through Woking Borough Council’s Voluntary and Community Grants Scheme. This scheme helps local non-profit making community and … Continued

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Fire Brigade attend arson fire on the Point last Saturday

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Improvements to the Goldsworth Park Recreation Area and Lake

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The Goldsworth Park Lake and Recreation Area Users Group, of which the GPCA is a member, has been discussing improvements to the area and Woking Borough Council has now circulated the first draft of the landscape master-plan as a basis … Continued

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Festival of Archaeology at Woking Palace

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On Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July 2015, the Friends of Woking Palace are opening Woking Palace to visitors between 11am and 5pm as part of the Council for British Archaeology’s Festival of Archaeology Fortnight. In the last six years excavations … Continued

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Woking & Sam Beare Hospices Dragon Boat Charity Challenge

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Old fashioned fun in Woking this summer

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Woking’s premier outdoor party returns on Saturday 11 July. A firm fixture in the Celebrate Woking calendar, Party in the Park 2015 promises to be the biggest and best yet! From 12noon until 9pm, visitors will be treated to an … Continued

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Woking Joint Committee – have your say…

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Woking Joint Committee is a committee of Surrey County Council and Woking Borough Council that meets to discuss and decide jointly on many of the issues that matter to you. These issues include highways improvements, road safety, speed limits, parking … Continued

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Local Transport Review: Proposed changes to local bus services

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Surrey County Council’s local transport review aims to make vital savings while maintaining the services residents rely on most, and feedback from over 6,800 residents who responded to the council’s consultation has played an important role in this. We are … Continued

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Council News: David Starkey, start-ups, Mindme alarm, Mark Cavendish, digital hub, pension fraud, Green Deal, personal safety, trading standards, defibrillators, broadband, Family Support and apprenticeships

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TV historian David Starkey to give talk in Surrey on Magna Carta Historian David Starkey, who presented a BBC documentary about Magna Carta, will give a talk in Surrey to mark the 800th anniversary of the charter’s sealing in the … Continued

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New street maps for Goldsworth Park

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The street maps that have been in place for 30 years have been replaced with new and updated artwork. Having been in place for 30 years the old maps suffered from fading and were very difficult to read. Please follow … Continued

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Air Ambulance picks up patient from the recreation area

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The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance used a football pitch by Wishbone Way as a landing ground. They picked up a patient who, it is understood, was flown to St Georges hospital. Please follow and like us:Follow

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To all fellow anglers

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Goldsworth Park Angling Club As from 1st April 2015, angling on Goldsworth Park Lake and Brookwood Ponds will be managed by the newly formed Goldsworth Park Angling Club Want to know more? Please come to an open meeting at the … Continued

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Good News – The Community Hall at Goldwater Lodge is open again!

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Come and have a look around on Friday, 27th or Saturday, 28th. On Friday, 27th and Saturday, 28th March, the hall will be open from 10.00am to 3.00pm to enable everyone to drop in and see all the new facilities. … Continued

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GPCA meeting change of venue

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Please note change of venue.   The next meeting is provisionally set for 11th March 7pm in the Community Hall, Goldwater Lodge Click here to go to the minutes page for the minutes of the January meeting. AGENDA 1. OPENING … Continued

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Sunset over the Lake

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Latest Council News: Tax rise proposal, TEDx ideas forum, resident’s energy saving, Westfield community centre’s star, Surrey half marathon, boundary reviews, sugar swaps

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Surrey council tax rise proposal The Council’s Cabinet will meet to make a formal tax recommendation on Tuesday 3 February. A final decision will be taken at a meeting of Surrey’s Full Council on Tuesday 10 February. Leader David Hodge … Continued

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Costa Coffee planning application for outside seating

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Costa Coffee has applied to Woking Borough Council for permission to have outside seating when they open the coffee shop in the shopping centre (Plan 2015/0020). The application is made in conjunction with Plan 2014/1367 about the replacement of the … Continued

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Shopping Centre Play Area

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Woking Borough Council’s Planning Department has received an application for consent to replace the play equipment at the shopping centre – take a look at Plan 2014/1367 on www.woking.gov.uk. If you wish to comment on the planning application, you should … Continued

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GPCA Meeting

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The next meeting on 14th January 7pm in the Dianthus Building Click here to go to the minutes page for the minutes of the November meeting. AGENDA 1. OPENING 2. MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING 3. MATTERS ARISING/OUTSTANDING 4. MISCELLANEOUS … Continued

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2014 GPCA AGM meeting minutes

At the 2014 AGM, held on 19th November, Ray Morgan, the chief executive of Woking Borough Council, answered questions from residents and told us the Goldwater Lodge opening should be before Easter 2015. Irene Watson was re-elected Chair of the … Continued

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Latest council news: Brookwood Cemetery purchased, Christmas recycling, Muslim Burial Ground works continue, French market returns, Arctic veterans honoured, a jungle grows in Woking Park

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Woking Borough Council secures ownership of Brookwood Cemetery Woking Borough Council has secured the ownership of Brookwood Cemetery by purchasing the shares in the companies which owned the cemetery – Brookwood Park Limited and Brookwood Cemetery Limited. The Council agreed … Continued

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Latest council news: Free parking at Woking Park, Surrey rail plan, primary school places

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Three hours free parking at Woking Park New parking arrangements and charges introduced at Woking Park take effect from Monday 1 December 2014. Drivers are advised that: • You can park all week, including weekdays, for up to three hours … Continued

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Attention All Anglers

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Due to the release of catfish into the lake the following notice has been issued Environment Agency Enforcement Any catfish caught on the lake must NOT be released back into the water. If caught, please retain in a landing net, … Continued

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Latest council news: litterbugs, young people’s awards, community levy, Operation Winter, apprenticeships

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Squash those litterbugs The second phase of an initiative to reduce the amount of litter dropped on our streets and catch litterbugs has begun. Throughout November, Woking Borough Council is working in partnership with private company, Kingdom, to target litterbugs … Continued

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Help put the ‘wild’ back into Woking

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Woking Local Action 21, with the support of Woking Borough Council, will hold its annual general meeting at the H.G. Wells Conference and Events Centre on Wednesday 19 November at 7.30pm. WLA21 is a voluntary group taking action locally on … Continued

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Goldsworth News correction

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The Carols By Candlelight service at St Andrew’s Church will take place on Sunday 14th December, not the 16th. Our thanks to the reader who spotted this mistake. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Thank you, Goldsworth Park, from Sport Relief

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Sport Relief Woking Goldsworth Park Mile, with all sponsorship money now in, raised a whopping £6,449.69. Every penny will be used by Sport Relief to help disadvantaged people, both at home in the UK and in some of the world’s … Continued

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Latest council news: fly-tippers, energy bills, broadband and becoming a councillor

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Fly-tippers swatted A roofing business from Middlesex is counting the cost of fly-tipping after being caught on camera illegally dumping waste building materials at Parley Drive Recycling Centre, Woking. The company pleaded guilty to two charges of fly-tipping and was … Continued

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GPCA meeting

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The next meeting on 12th November 7pm in the Dianthus Building Click here to go to the minutes page for the minutes of the September meeting. AGENDA 1. OPENING 2. MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING 3. MATTERS ARISING/OUTSTANDING 4. MISCELLANEOUS … Continued

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Annual General Meeting

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19th November 2014 at 7.30pm in the Dianthus Building. All residents are encouraged to come along to hear about the GPCA’s activities, to discuss issues affecting Goldsworth Park and elect Officers of the Committee. Ray Morgan, CEO of Woking Borough … Continued

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Woking Residents Survey: Waste and Recycling Services

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Woking BC has asked that this message be circulated   Dear Resident Woking Residents Survey: Waste and Recycling Services I am writing to ask for your view on the Council’s waste and recycling services. This questionnaire is aimed at continuously … Continued

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Curious cloud formation seen over the Park

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  This unusual cloud formation was spotted over the Park recently.   Detail of the colours, shades of the Martians revisiting Horsell Common? Please follow and like us:Follow

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Owl Boxes

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A Woking project is being put forward for an award. See here. Think about voting if you think it is worth while. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Goldsworth News

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News copy for the next issue must be submitted by Friday, 17th October 2014. By post: 37 Willowmead Close, Goldsworth Park, Woking, GU21 3DN E-mail: goldsworthnews@yahoo.co.uk Please follow and like us:Follow

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Refurbishment of the Post Office

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The Post Office in Martins is closing on the 15th September at 17:30 and the new one reopening on the 23rd September at 13:00. The new Post Office will have longer opening hours with some services being available at the … Continued

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GPCA Meeting

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The next meeting is on the 10th September at 7:00pm in the Dianthus Building. Click here to see the minutes of the July meeting. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Lake wildlife

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The lake is the jewel at the heart of the Park. It was constructed for storm water storage to take run off from the roads and houses on the Park. It is a haven for wildlife being carefully managed to … Continued

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New Goldsworth Park website

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Welcome to the Goldsworth Park Community Association new website. It is under development so there is more to come. If you have any comments or suggestions please let us know. Please follow and like us:Follow

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