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Welcome to Reigate Liberal Democrats

Layout of Reigate and Banstead Borough with major towns and roads.

Reigate and Banstead Borough Map

Reigate Liberal Democrats are the constituency party of Reigate.

This covers the towns of Banstead, Redhill and Reigate, as well as the villages of Burgh Heath, Chipstead, Earlswood, Kingswood, Lower Kingswood, Merstham, Salfords, Southpark and Meadvale, Tadworth, Walton on the hill Woodhatch and Woodmansterne.

The constituency is divided into the wards of Banstead Village, Chipstead Hooley & Woodmansterne, Earlswood & Whitebushes, Kingswood & Burgh Heath, Meadvale & St. Johns, Merstham, Preston, Redhill East, Redhill West, Reigate Central, Reigate Hill, Salfords & Sidlow, Southpark & Woodhatch, and Tadworth & Walton.

Reigate Liberal Democrats always work hard to keep in touch with local people with local news.

Along with the FOCUS leaflets, this website is part of that ongoing work.

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Recent updates

  • Surrey tips
    Article: Aug 24, 2017
    By Will Forster

    County Councillor Will Forster provides and update on Community Recycling Centres.

    Over two thousand residents have signed a Lib Dem petition against Surrey County Council's proposals to close four popular and well-used Community Recycling Centres in Bagshot, Cranleigh, Dorking and Warlingham. The County Council is also planning to reduce the opening hours of all the remaining tips, as well as scrapping the daily free waste allowance in order to save £2 million from its budget.

  • buildings, flats, cladding, glass, tower
    Article: Aug 24, 2017
    By Will Forster

    County Councillor Will Forster provides an update on calls a review of Fire Safety.

    The Lib Dems called for a thorough review of fire safety in Surrey following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in North Kensington. The Surrey Fire and Rescue Service attended the incident to provide assistance to the London Fire Brigade, due to the sheer scale of the disaster.

  • Lib Dem Europe image
    Article: Aug 19, 2017

    Are you aged between 16-26 and interested in learning more about the UK and its working partnerships with Europe? Or know someone who may be interested?

    Thanks to the Richmond in Europe Association, we are delighted to invite our members to apply to be one of the 80 delegate from France, Italy, the Czech Republic & the UK to join 20 German delegates in Konstanz, which lies on the Swiss border, to discuss the future of Europe.

    It is an unbelievable opportunity for our younger members & supporters to network with their contemporaries from across Europe in a beautiful setting for a worthwhile cause. And whats more, it is free!

    All you have to do is be available between the 1st - 7th November 2017 and contact the team either by email at richmondineurope@hotmail.com or by telephone on 0208 890 0202.

    For more information, click here to see the full brochure or to find out more about the association, visit https://richmondineurope.com/.

  • CRC
    Article: Aug 2, 2017

    Over two thousand residents have signed a Liberal Democrat petition against Surrey County Council's proposals to close four popular and well-used Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) in Bagshot, Cranleigh, Dorking and Warlingham. The County Council is also planning to reduce the opening hours of all the remaining CRCs, as well as scrapping the daily free waste allowance in order to save £2m from its budget.

  • The Old Oak pub in Meadvale
    Article: Jul 29, 2017

    The Punch Taverns Planning Application to build a pair of two bedroom, semi-detached houses, each with off-street parking for two cars in part of The Old Oak pub garden was approved at the recent local Planning Committee meeting, despite local objections.

    There were twenty three individual objections and a petition with over 200 customer signatures submitted to the Council Planning Department. There were no objections from the Surrey Highway Authority or The Reigate Society consultees. The residents' objections were not found to be legitimate and therefore could not support legal reasons for refusal.

  • Woking Police Station
    Article: Jul 21, 2017

    There is a Knife Amnesty in Surrey until Wed 26th July, with collection points in Guildford, Staines, Reigate and Woking. Surrey Police are appealing to anyone, including parents and carers, who know someone who carries a knife to encourage them to dispose of it.

    Local Lib Dem campaigner and former Cllr Liam Lyons said, "The devastating effect of knife crime on people's lives is clear for all of us to see. We commend our hard-working police force's proactive efforts to reduce knife crime."

  • Cllr Hazel Watson outside County Hall
    Article: Jul 21, 2017

    Liberal Democrat county councillors have expressed their concern after it was revealed that 6 care homes in Surrey are rated as "Unsafe" by the Care Quality Commission and have contracts with Surrey County Council. The information was revealed following a question tabled by Cllr Hazel Watson, Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Surrey County Council, to the Conservative Cabinet this week.

  • Louise Morales and Deborah Hughes - Inaugural Commemoration at Woking Muslim Burial ground
    Article: Jul 18, 2017

    An open air commemoration service was hosted at the Muslim Burial Ground, Horsell Common, Woking on Sunday 16 July 2017.The service marked the anniversary of the first Muslim soldier, killed during the Great War, buried at the Muslim Burial Ground on 16 July 1915. This site became the final resting place of 19 Muslim Soldiers from the Great War and a further eight soldiers from World War 2.

  • Article: Jul 15, 2017

    After the tragic events at Grenfell Towers local Liberal Democrat Councillor, Sandra Dunn, has questioned Spelthorne's MP to enlist his support for strengthening local fire safety. She recently wrote to Kwasi Kwarteng as shown below:

    I was going to ask you a question at last week's LOSRA meeting but unfortunately you were not able to attend due to your duties in Parliament so I am taking the opportunity to email you the question as I feel it is a very important one and needs addressing.

  • Surrey tips
    Article: Jul 10, 2017

    Liberal Democrat county councillors in Surrey have launched a petition to save four community recycling centres earmarked for closure by the Conservative administration at County Hall after a huge outcry from local residents. The petition also calls for the county council to scrap plans to reduce the opening times of every CRC in the county by 2 days per week and increase the charge for residents disposing of waste. The four centres earmarked for closure are Bagshot, Cranleigh, Dorking and Warlingham.