Your local independent
representative organisation

Your local independent
representative organisation

Your local independent
representative organisation

Your local independent
representative organisation

Your local independent
representative organisation

Community & Public Services

Local clubs and societies can promote their activities here free of charge. Please send details to: webmaster@hinchleywood.org.uk

A full list and description of voluntary organisations working in Elmbridge can be downloaded here.

CHEER

CHEER is a charity which provides information and advice either on home visits or over the telephone to enable older people to continue living as independently as possible. This includes signposting to locally available services and assisting in the completion of lengthy benefit claim forms, particularly those for Attendance Allowance. They also run a Befriending Scheme matching volunteers with older people who are otherwise isolated and lonely. The volunteers commit to visiting once a week for a chat and some companionship. They also run events to bring together older people at tea parties, pie and pint lunches or afternoon teas.

To refer to, or volunteer for, CHEER contact the manager on 01372 879321 or manager@cheer-elmbridge.org.uk or to find out more visit www.cheer-elmbridge.org.uk .

Guides

Hinchley Wood Guiding includes Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Seniors and Leaders. Weekly meetings are held at Hinchley Wood Scout & Guide HQ, Lynwood, Lynwood Road, Thames Ditton, KT7 0DN. Girl Guiding has been active in Hinchley Wood since 1936 and continues to pay an active role in the community today. If you are interesting in joining or supporting Hinchley Wood Guiding please contact Sue Rodger on 07710073675 .

Hinchley Wood Care

A local group which provides lifts to doctors surgeries, local hospitals, dentists etc. for people without transport. New volunteer drivers are urgently needed. Drivers are offered 40 pence per mile petrol allowance, and the group tries not to ask anyone to drive more than twice a month. Journeys are reasonably local and clients are most appreciative. If you can spare an hour or two each month to drive or if you could help by manning the telephone in your own home, please call 07546 407 431 (weekdays 09.30 to 12.00).

Hinchley Wood Computing Amateur Radio and Electronics Society (HWcares)

Launching in September 2018, St. Christopher's Church is hosting a new Technology Club / Society for anyone interested in technology, with after-school computer club activities for kids aged 8-13 years on Fridays. For more information, visit www.hwcares.uk .

Hinchley Wood Townswomen's Guild

The local branch of this leading women's organisation meets on the first Monday of the month at 1:45 p.m. at the church hall to hear speakers on various subjects. Outings are also arranged. New members welcome. For further information see www.townswomen.org.uk, or contact Mrs J Higgs-Smith on 020 8339 7857 .

Lynwood Allotment Association

This is a self managed allotment on Lynwood Road. The soil is generally good and most of the 99 plots are free-draining. The underlying subsoil is London clay. There is off-road parking, mains water piped to taps spaced across the site, supplies of manure and leaf mould with leaves from local parks. A small selection of powered equipment is available. Depending on the size and condition of the plot and the crops grown an orderly plot usually needs at least 3 hours attention per week during the growing season, March to October, and less in winter. The best cultivated need a lot more.

The Membership Secretary, Gill Vickers, 020 8398 4870, will be able to tell you whether any plots are available and, if not, the length of the waiting list.
www.lynwoodallotments.btck.co.uk

Mothers' Union

Membership is open to anyone baptised in any branch of the Christian Church. The local branch meets on the second Wednesday of each month. There is a varied programme of interesting speakers and discussion, and the branch also raises money for charitable programmes both in this country and in Africa. For more information please see www.themothersunion.org , or contact St. Christopher's Church Parish Office on 020 8398 9095 .

Oxshott and Cobham Music Society

This prestigious Society is devoted to promoting the very best of musical performance from recent graduates to the celebrated stars of the international scene. In performances at Holy Trinity Church, Claygate, you will find variety from solo recitals to string quartets, with performers including a winner of the Leeds Piano Competition, and a star of Vienna Opera, plus an international piano trio described as belonging "unquestionably to the upper echelons of young chamber ensembles performing today". For more information, visit www.ocms-music.org.uk

Probus Club of Hinchley Wood and The Dittons

This club for retired and semi-retired professional and business men aims to provide good fellowship among its members. It is strictly non-political, non-sectarian and non-commercial, and completely focused on leisure and pure enjoyment. The club meets at Imber Court every third Tuesday in the month at 10.30 for 11 am. The club aims to have an interesting speaker at each meeting and refreshments are available. Afterwards, members usually stay for a drink and lunch. To find out more or if you would like to give it a try then email the committee at hwandtdprobus@gmail.com or speak to our Chairman Colin ( 020 8398 0900 ).

Scouts

Weekly meetings at Hinchley Wood Scout & Guide HQ, Lynwood, Lynwood Road, Thames Ditton, KT7 0DN. For details, or if you are interested in becoming a Leader or Supporter, please see 1st Hinchley Wood Scout Group, or contact Chris Beaney on 020 8224 0981 .

Surrey Reuse Network (SRN)

The Surrey Reuse Network (SRN) is a charity and social enterprise that represents and supports community based furniture and appliance reuse & recycling organisations in Surrey. It champions and encourages collaborative working between SRN members, other charities, social enterprises, local authorities and commercial business. www.surreyreusenetwork.org.uk

Tots and Toys

Wednesday mornings in term time, 9:15am-10:45am. For babies and toddlers and their carers: parents, grandparents, nannies or au pairs. Come and enjoy crafts, play, stories and songs and have fun with your children. Refreshments for children and adults. For further details, please call 020 8398 9095 Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm or email office@stchristopherschurch.org.uk .

Women's Wednesday Fellowship

Membership is open to all ladies of the parish, regardless of religious affiliation. Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month (except August) at the church hall, with a varied range of speakers. Outings to theatres and places of interest are also organised. New members welcome. Annual subscription £5 (first visit free).

Talking Stick Men's Group

This is a group for men. You may be married or single, straight or something else. Married or divorced. Kids or no kids. Successful or otherwise. You may be wondering what your place is in life and not really have anyone you can talk to about it. You might be wanting to be a bloke but also share your feelings. This is a safe place to do so, supported by other blokes who have similar needs. The group meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Membership and meetings are currently free of charge. www.TalkingStickSurrey.org.uk

Schools

Hinchley Wood Primary School

Claygate Lane
020 8398 1310
www.hwps.co.uk

Surrey Police

Telephone 101 for all non-urgent matters: in an emergency dial 999.
e-mail (general enquiries)
www.surrey.police.uk

On-line reporting of minor or non-urgent crime:
report.police.uk

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Community Safety

Visit www.ourwatch.org.uk for details of local Neighbourhood Watch schemes and information about crime trends.

You can also sign up to receive alerts on local crime and safety issues at www.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk

Fire

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service
Esher Fire Station
www.surrey-fire.gov.uk

For free smoke alarms and home fire risk checks, call Surrey Fire and Rescue Service on 0800 085 0767 , or visit www.surrey-fire.gov.uk/besmartbesafe .

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Health

Please see the Local Business Directory for medical, pharmaceutical and other health services in Hinchley Wood.

Visit https://www.nhs.uk/ for further information and advice on health matters.

For non-urgent medical help, call 111 or visit https://111.nhs.uk/

Transport

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Services to London Waterloo and to Guildford via Cobham. Off-peak services half-hourly Monday to Saturday and hourly on Sundays.
www.southwesternrailway.com

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K3 bus to Surbiton, Kingston and Roehampton Vale, and to Claygate and Esher. About 4 buses per hour Monday to Saturday, half-hourly on Sundays.
tfl.gov.uk
 

Surrey Bus Services

Multi-operator “Acorn” tickets are available, giving unlimited travel for a day or week on most services in Elmbridge, Runnymede and Spelthorne and the eastern part of Woking.

Download information leaflet here.
 

Government

Dominic Raab MP (Esher & Walton Constituency)

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House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
020 7219 3000
e-mail: dominic.raab.mp@parliament.uk
http://dominicraab.com/

Elmbridge Borough Council

Responsible for: waste collection, planning, local environment, community services
Civic Centre,
High Street,
Esher,
Surrey,
KT10 9SD
01372 474474
www.elmbridge.gov.uk

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Surrey County Council

Responsible for: schools, highways, social services, libraries, waste management, trading standards
County Hall
Penrhyn Rd
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey
KT1 2DN
08456 009 009
https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/

For information and advice on benefits, social networks, health issues or support for carers, visit surreyinformationpoint.org.uk

Surrey County Councillor for Hinchley Wood, Claygate and Oxshot
Mike Bennison – Conservative
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mycouncil.surreycc.gov.uk

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Councillor Nigel Haig-Brown

020 8398 4060

nigel.haig-brown@hinchleywood.org.uk

Councillor Janet Turner

020 8398 1565

janet.turner@hinchleywood.org.uk

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