Will Forster

Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for Woking, Opposition Leader on Woking Borough Council and Councillor for South Woking Learn more

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Re-elected – Thank You!

by willforster on 7 May, 2017

I was delighted to have been re-elected as South Woking’s County Councillor on 4th May – I want to say a big thank you to all the voters of South Woking for continuing to place their faith in me and sending me back to County Hall with an increased majority. I received 2271 votes (54%) […]

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Call for Woking Council to oppose tip charges

by willforster on 1 February, 2017

The Lib Dems and I are calling on Woking Borough Council oppose Surrey County Council’s decision to charge residents for bringing construction and DIY waste to local tips as it could increase fly tipping. In September 2016, the County Council introduced charges for construction and DIY waste, gas bottles and car tyres at Community Recycling […]

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Elm Nursery

by willforster on 26 August, 2016

Earlier this month, Surrey County Council’s Planning Committee approved plans for a wood waste facility at Elm Nursery in Sutton Green. Redwood Tree Services sought planning permission to change the use of part of the Elm Nursery site off Sutton Green Road, from agriculture use to instead allow the importation, storage, processing and transfer of […]

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Hoe Valley School Plans Submitted

by willforster on 25 June, 2015

A planning application for construction of the permanent home for the Hoe Valley School on land adjacent Egley Road has been submitted to Woking Borough Council for its consideration. Facilities for the new school would comprise two teaching wings, a main hall, dining and reception areas – and a sports field.  Leisure facilities, for use by […]

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Permanent site for the Hoe Valley School

by willforster on 10 March, 2015

Earlier today, I attended the announcement by Woking Borough Council that it believes the permanent site of the Hoe Valley School should be off Egley Road in Mayford. The Council has come to the view that there is no other viable option other than to build the secondary school in the Green Belt.  If that […]

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Surrey Half Marathon

by willforster on 6 March, 2015

I hope residents do not forget that the Surrey Half Marathon is taking place on Sunday 8th March. As a result, quite a few roads in Kingfield, Mayford, Sutton Green and Westfield will be closed between about 8 am and 2 pm on Sunday.  Local residents directly on the route should have received information from […]

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Report on December Full County Council

by willforster on 10 December, 2014

At yesterday’s Full Surrey County Council meeting, my Lib Dem colleagues and I called for action to be taken to close the remaining gaps in high speed internet coverage across the county as part of the Superfast Broadband project. Sometime ago, the County Council and BT began work on the Superfast Broadband project to ensure that […]

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Vicarage Road Closure

by willforster on 28 October, 2014

The Kingsmoor Park development has been causing serious inconvenience to local residents around the development site in Westfield since construction work started in November 2013 – unfortunately, that inconvenience is about to get a whole lot worse and will soon impact many more people. In order to upgrade the sewage infrastructure for that development, Thames Water […]

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Resurfacing in Sutton Green

by willforster on 10 July, 2014

Surrey County Council should start resurfacing work on New Lane and Sutton Green Road today – 10th July 2014. The resurfacing will only take place on the worst sections of New Lane and Sutton Green Road, and the work should last around 4 days.  The area to be resurfaced is between the Church in New […]

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Election Results

by willforster on 13 June, 2014

Apologises for not keeping my website up to date recently, campaigning in the European and local elections – on top of working and meeting my council commitments – monopolised all my time.  However, now that the elections are over normal service will resume shortly. I was delighted – and as I work for her, relieved […]

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