Newsletter 2014#2 is now out, with news about the council election result, secondary school admissions policy, the FunDay and other issues of current interest. If you have not received your copy through your letterbox by 16th June, please let the subscriptions secretary know.
Previous newsletters (No4 of 2006 onwards) can be seen here.
FOLLOW HWRA ON STREETLIFE
streetlife.com, the local social network, has a simple aim: to help people make the most of where they live by connecting with their neighbours. By signing up with your poscode you’ll automatically be linked to local people and conversations including the HWRA page.
If Hinchley Wood Residents Association does not appear automatically in the news feed (e.g. if your address is outside the local area), use the search box at the top of the page to find us and click 'follow'.
See Notice Board page for details of forthcoming HWRA meetings and other local events.
The Surrey Reuse Network offers a wide range of good quality items at affordable prices. Made up of a group of six charities, the network aims to find new homes for donated furniture and kitchen appliances, as well as offering training and employment opportunities and helping local families in need.
Hinchley Wood Residents Association is part of the Elmbridge Residents Group. The Group's website has information about the Group's purpose and aims, and links to the websites of the other residents associations which participate in the Group. You can read more about the Group's work and policies in their leaflet, available here.
See a selection of photographs & videos of local scenes and events at www.flickr.com There are also a couple of videos of the Olympic cycle races passing through Hinchley Wood on YouTube: Video 1 Video 2
Britain from Above
A 1928 aerial photograph of the the land that was to be developed into Hinchley Wood, showing the newly-completed Kingston by-pass, the railway just visible (no station yet), Littleworth Common and Telegraph Hill.
HINCHLEY WOOD TWITTER
Follow @hinchleywood Residents are invited to post (non-libellous!) news & comment about local life to share on this twitter page. Whilst it includes information from Hinchley Wood Residents Association, it is independently operated and not linked any political group. http://twitter.com/#!/hinchleywood
'BUY WITH CONFIDENCE' SCHEME
The 'Buy with Confidence' scheme allows residents to find trustworthy traders who have been thoroughly vetted and approved by Surrey County Council Trading Standards. The online directory www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk can be searched free of charge and its use will help eradicate rogue traders preying on residents
FAMILY LINE SURREY
This registered and established charity provides a freephone helpline to families in Surrey who might be experiencing problems and need to talk them through with someone in confidence and without judgement. The freephone helpline number is 0808 800 5678. For more information please take a look at their website www.familyline.org.uk.