Skip to main content

Newsletter - Mon 18 Sep, 2023

In this issue...


  • Planet Reigate (Opens in a new window), a new free weekly podcast, has launched. The work of local resident and broadcaster Peter Stewart, the podcast is a 'magazine-type' production, covering RH1, RH2 and RH3. The first episode included interviews with Run Reigate's Dave Kelly, the pop-up Children's Trust wedding shop in Redhill's Belfry, and the New Leaf zero waste shop and cafe in Woodhatch.

  • Overnight closures on the M25 Junction 8 to 9, clockwise, continue this week Monday to Friday. Generally it's 10pm - 5.30am, but on Friday night it's 11pm - 6am. That's all according to the Highways England website (Opens in a new window) (if you visit, you'll need to filter it on "M25"). The indicated diversion is A25 towards Dorking then A24 and rejoin at Junction 9 (Leatherhead).

  • An "Arts Takeover" week (Opens in a new window) will be running at the Harlequin in Redhill, Saturday 7 - Friday 13 October, offering the chance to try out a wide range of activities including African drums, the ukulele, Morris dancing, photography, jive sessions, belly dancing, crime fiction, adult ballet, crochet, comedy and more. Session prices vary - some are free, but most are £2.

  • To mark National Fitness Day, GLL is offering free classes at its leisure centres on Wednesday 20 September. At Donyngs it's a "power pump" fitness class (Opens in a new window). CEO Peter Bundey said: "No matter your state of fitness, taking small steps to be more active more often will have huge benefits throughout your life – and that journey could start on National Fitness Day when you try something new."

  • The free temporary bus pass (Opens in a new window) that's part of the Homes for Ukraine scheme has been extended to 31 March 2024.

To read the rest of this newsletter, and receive future ones in your inbox, why not sign up for a free trial?

Sign up (Opens in a new window)


Would you like to be the first to write a comment?
Become a member of and start the conversation.
Become a member