Coronavirus advice

By | March 24, 2020

We hope you are keeping well and staying safe.

Here are a few links to national information and local initiatives which may be useful as below:
 
On gov.uk you can access the what you need to do advice on Coronavirus.   The following is the link to the latest (March 24th) government advice on businesses that need to close https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/further-businesses-and-premises-to-close

On NHS – further really clear advice  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ 
 
On Elmbridge B Council see https://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19/ for various useful links and advice including https://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19-updates which highlights a community helpline – 0300 200 1008 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) and volunteering information

On Thehershamhub.co.uk see Elmbridge Coronavirus Support – https://thehershamhub.co.uk/elmbridge-coronavirus-support/

After all that, why not search for something amusing e.g. the Covid-19 Uplift group on Facebook – humour when we most need it!

Please pass this to others if you think this will be of use and if you find any other good sources of information please let us know on info@hershamresidents.info and we can add to the above.

24th March meeting

By | March 15, 2020

This meeting has been cancelled for obvious reasons and the AGM is being reviewed

Next HRA meeting – 7.30pm to 9.00pm Tuesday 18th February 2020 at the Watermans Arms

By | February 10, 2020

Key agenda items will include.

  • Planning related matters
  • Consultation on the Elmbridge Local Plan 2020 -see local plan consultation link
  • Homes for Hersham – report on meeting at Denbies Wine Estate
  • Social events for the coming year
  • Christmas in Hersham in 2020
  • Preparation for the AGM to be held on 21st May
  • Any other businesses – an opportunity to raise other issues

All HRA members supporters and others are welcome

Lovehershamevent

By | January 30, 2020

Attended a very useful and inspiring event tonight the launch of the love Hersham initiative which will encourage people across Hersham to donate 500 hours of time to community events. The HRA would like to encourage participation and will be providing more details as the initiative develops.

‘Love Hersham’ initiative

By | January 26, 2020

This initiative is being launched on Thursday January 30th at 7:30pm at St Peter’s – all are welcome.

Love Hersham – see lovehersham is an exciting new initiative being organised by Hersham Churches Together which invites all members of the community, whether members of a church or not, to take part in a series of social action projects with a target of 500 hours of serving our community.

Ideas floated so far include

– volunteering to walk a Hersham Hound,
– organising an afternoon tea,
– setting up a group to clear the churchyard, or Vauxmead,
– gardening for the elderly,
– a family craft afternoon and
– involving children in litter picking.

The organisers would love to hear about any ideas for further projects or from anyone who could commit some time to help lead or assist in a project. Please send your ideas and your offers of help by email to lovehersham@gmail.com

The launch of Love Hersham will be Thursday January 30th at 7:30pm at St Peter’s. The organisers say that information and updates will be posted on the Facebook page, and on the website, lovehersham.co.uk. Please invite family, friends and neighbours to the launch and come along to find out how you can serve our community during lent this year.

18th February for the next HRA meeting at the Watermans Arms

By | January 21, 2020

A date has been fixed for the next HRA meeting at the Watermans Arms (function room from 7:30) – please note this for your diaries. Amongst other things the agenda will include an opportunity for brainstorming ideas, initiatives and new approaches the HRA might pursue in future.

Please do come along all welcome.

The HRA AGM – please note the date 21st May 2020

By | January 21, 2020

A date has been fixed for the HRA AGM – if you are interested in Hersham please note this for your diary.

Members and non members all welcome to review the year, share ideas, concerns and issues about Hersham, and listen to a speaker on a Hersham related topic. Refreshments / wine available – we look forward to seeing you there; venue the WI Hall (green building on Burhill Rd – just off Burwood Road near St Peter’s Church).

Why not join us (16th January) and hear about affordable housing in Hersham

By | December 31, 2019

Why not join us – 16th January 7.30 Watermans Arms function room – for a meeting focusing on affordable housing in Hersham.

Meeting to be held at 7.30pm on 16th January 2020 at the Watermans Arms, Hersham

Please note that because of the Homes for Hersham presentation there probably be insufficient time to cover all matters.

Agenda

1. Apologies

2. Welcome to Steve Bicknell

3. Presentation of Homes for Hersham initiative

4. Approval of the minutes of meeting held on 5th November 2019.

5. Review of Christmas in Hersham and Christmas in Hersham in 2020

6. Matters arising

7. Planning related matters and applications
1. Planning committee
2. Recently registered planning applications – recent important applications to be advised
3. New Local Plan consultation.
Please see options on www.elmbridge.gov.uk/localplan
4. Development contributions SPD
5. Elmbridge Parking SPD

8. Treasurer’s report

9. Any other business

10. Date of next meeting

A word copy of the agenda is available here if you want a print friendly version: HRA Agenda for 16 02 2020
All welcome – you don’t need to be a member to join in with any of our public meetings – but if you did what to join and / or add yourself to our mailing list, that would be great! See: http://www.hershamresidents.info/blog/?page_id=1301

Christmas in Hersham 2019 – a note from our chairman

By | December 22, 2019

Thanks to all involved in the Christmas in Hersham event, and thanks to those who attended; if you missed it this year year, please look out for it during the 2020 Christmas period – we will be doing it again, but we hope making it even better.

Note from our chairman follows:

Dear all

We had an excellent evening turning on the Christmas tree lights, singing carols and retiring to the Watermans for mulled wine, mince pies and sausage rolls.

During the day we had a stand outside Waitrose asking for donations to win the prize of a hamper donated by Waitrose. The winning ticket was drawn in the Watermans and was won by Janet, one of the Twig singers. We raised the amazing amount of £412.68 which will be donated to the Walton & Hersham Food Bank. The people of Hersham were most generous some even just giving and not wanting to be in the draw for the hamper.

Our thanks to: Mary & John Sheldon, Pam & Tony of the Watermans, the Twig singers, the Rev Jackie Richardson, Hi-Vis-Hands who put up the tree and Beaches funfair who donated the tree, Waitrose and everyone who contributed.

We will be presenting a cheque to the Walton & Hersham Food Bank

Kind regards

Bill

William Cowap
HRA chairman

See flyer for 14 Dec Hersham Christmas event

By | December 8, 2019

All welcome, see Flyer for 14/ 12 /2019

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