January to March 2012
Plans were submitted for a new Horsell Scout Hut and an extension to Horsell Village Hall. The scouts and guides are desperately in need of a new home and I know the extra space will be well used at the Village Hall.
|Even my daughter was driven crazy by|
the long wait for the new crossing
The crossing from the Lightbox to the Council offices and theatre was finally completed after several false starts – just in time for it to be rendered sadly underused as the bridge over the canal closed.
A report revealed that Surrey was the only police force to increase its number of officers in the previous year. There was a 5.2% increase in officers in the county.
Brewery Road car park as it had existed for many years closed in February. We should get a surface level car park back albeit with the WWF offices above it by the end of 2013.
PC Parish who had been Neighbourhood Officer since 2006 left Horsell following a promotion. We have seen less of his replacement officer but the latest PCSO for our area Derek Slee has done sterling work throughout the year.
|Brewery Road car park to building site|
Work started to build the new WWF (World Wildlife Fund) headquarters on the site of Brewery Road car park.