Will Forster

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Report on the September Local Committee

by willforster on 8 October, 2013

The agenda of last month’s Woking Local Committee was as packed as always and dominated by transport issues from across the Borough. Petitions on parking in Highclere Gardens and Wakehurst Path The Local Committee received two separate petitions from residents in Highclere Gardens, Knaphill and Wakehurst Path, Sheerwater – asking Surrey County Council to convert grassed […]

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Community Grants in Sheerwater and Maybury

by willforster on 21 November, 2012

On Saturday 10th November, I was delighted to have chaired a public meeting where residents of Maybury and Sheerwater voted to decide how £115,000 from Surrey County Council was spent in their local area. As part of the Local Sustainable Transport Fund, local groups have been able to apply for money for projects that they believe […]

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Report on the June Woking Local Committee

by willforster on 2 July, 2012

At Wednesday’s Woking Local Committee there was thankfully a lighter than normal agenda (thankfully since it was the same night at a Euro 2012 semi-final) – however Councillors still got to review a range of reports. Update on Preparations of the Olympic Cycling Event Surrey County Council is dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s […]

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Lib Dem Transport Minister Norman Baker yesterday announced a £266 million investment in local green transport schemes – with £14.3 million being awarded to Surrey. The Coalition Government already granted Surrey County Council £3.9 million from the first phase of their local sustainable transport initiative, so this latest announcement brings the total investment in green […]

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Local Sustainable Transport Fund

by willforster on 29 April, 2012

The Coalition Government has awarded Surrey County Council £3.9 million to encourage sustainable transport and economic growth – and might grant Surrey a further £16 million in June as part of their Local Sustainable Transport Fund. With elections to Woking Borough Council on May 3rd, I am currently very busy campaigning for Lib Dem colleagues. […]

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Surrey County Council Boundary Review

by willforster on 17 January, 2012

The Local Government Boundary Commission have today announced the outcome of their boundary review of Surrey. For sometime now, the Commission has been working with Surrey County Council to come up with a plan for how residents should be represented at County Hall. Currently one third of County Council seats have electoral variances of over 10% from the […]

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