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Newsletter - Tue 3 Oct, 2023

In this issue...

- Permission has been given by Reigate & Banstead's planning committee to convert the White Lion, in Linkfield Street, Redhill, into a house, and build two more in its car park.


- Tests have confirmed that there's blue-green algae in the lake at Priory Park. The borough council said yesterday (Opens in a new window) (Monday): "The algae can be harmful to humans and animals and often occurs after periods of hot and dry weather. Please avoid contact with the water. Dog owners should not allow their pets to drink from or swim in the lake."

- Stripey Stork, the local charity that supports families with donated toys, clothes, and other essential items has published its latest wishlist, across age ranges up to 14-plus. Details of what's wanted and how to give are here (Opens in a new window).

Housing approval at former White Lion

  • The White Lion on Linkfield Street (Google)

By Chris Caulfield, Local Democracy Reporter, with additional reporting

One of the oldest pubs in Surrey will be turned into houses although just three councillors voted in favour of the plans.

The 16th century, Grade II listed, White Lion pub, in Linkfield Street, Redhill, will be converted into a home with two additional houses built on its car park following the decision of Reigate & Banstead's planning committee last Wednesday (27 September) (Opens in a new window).

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