Local charities

Leatherhead Rotary Club donates over £8,000 to local Foodbank

  Leatherhead Rotary Club would like to thank everyone who so generously supported their recent campaign to raise vital funds for the Epsom & Ewell Foodbank, which also covers the Leatherhead area. Altogether, a total of £8,321.49 was raised, including a very generous donation of £1,000 from the Bookham Butterflies …

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Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village will re-open on 6th July

Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village is delighted to announce that it will start to re-open from the 6 July following the latest Government guidelines for the reopening of UK museums.  The reopening will be in four phases, enabling the introduction of Government-recommended measures across the site to ensure the safety of visitors, volunteers …

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Citizens Advice Waverley Coronavirus update

During the Coronavirus crisis Citizens Advice Waverley advisers have been working safely from home to continue to provide advice to the community via telephone and e-mail. This service will continue. Telephone: Call Advice line 0344 848 7969 to speak to an adviser. e-mail: Please complete the enquiry form at www.waverleycab.org.uk …

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‘Side with 17’ with Oakleaf – raising money for mental health awareness

  Approximately 17% of people will experience a common mental health problem in any given week So, we are asking you to use the week of 20-26th July to run 17 miles in order to raise both much-needed funds and awareness. What: run 17 miles in a week, getting friends, family and colleagues …

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Dash with a Difference with Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice!

Local charity Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care is sad to announce that its Dash of Colour event won’t be taking place as usual this year, due to Coronavirus restrictions. However, it will still be holding the event, albeit in a slightly different way… Dash of Colour – Do It Your Own …

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Age UK Surrey Supports Veterans

Age UK Surrey is delighted to announce that we are supporting veterans across Surrey through our Call of Friendship project.  Although lockdown has eased, many people are still restricted in going out and feeling more isolated than ever before.  The Call of Friendship project provides a range of support services …

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Stand Up During Lockdown for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

Lift the lockdown blues with some Friday night comedy, and join six stand-up comedians straight from the London Comedy Circuit, for an hour and half of light-hearted, quality humour. Lockdown Laughter will take place on Friday 26th June and will raise money for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care, which provides supportive …

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Stay home, stay safe…? Latest news from Citizens Advice Waverley

We are living in extraordinary times and the coronavirus pandemic has affected each and every one of us… Lockdown works better for some than others, but the essential message is the same for everyone – staying at home is best.  Stay home, stay safe. But what if home doesn’t feel …

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Guildford Lions – can you help?

In ordinary times we support all sectors of our community through our fund raising events. But these are not ordinary times and we have had to cancel our Easter Show, Music in the Park and annual Raft Race events With no income, we are now concentrating on supporting those people who fall through the …

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An update from The Meath

So much has changed for so many and here at The Meath we’ve had to adapt considerably, learn quickly and overcome a few challenges in order to continue to maintain and provide  the very best service  for the people we support. We are all extremely proud of our achievements as …

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Auction inspired by twin sister medics nets £20,000 with donations still coming in

Ewbank’s Auctioneers have raised more than £20,000 via their NHS Rainbow Charity Auction in aid of the Royal Surrey Hospital in Guildford, the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth and other hospitals in the region. With members of the public continuing to donate via the auctioneers’ online Just Giving page, sums …

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HRH The Countess of Wessex supports local Surrey efforts in coronavirus response

Image: Chris Mann www.chrismannphoto.com  Surrey Drive, a Surrey Events Professionals initiative, was pleased to welcome Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex to the Surrey Drive operation on Wednesday 6th May to support the local efforts in the coronavirus response. At the start of the day The Countess met Melanie Williams of …

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Local Teacher Sews for Victory

Tamsin Mitchell, Head of Design & Technology at Glebelands School in Cranleigh, heard that local frontline workers were faced with a drastic shortage of scrubs, masks, and similar equipment, and decided to pitch in. Other schools are benefitting from her community outreach efforts, including St Joseph’s Specialist School and College …

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