Local News


Mole Valley was given a spring clean last weekend as an army of volunteers “Cleaned for the Queen”, joining the national campaign to clear up Britain in time for Her Majesty’s 90th birthday, to be celebrated in June 2016.

Winning Design for Meadowbank Playground Chosen

Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) is delighted to announce that the winning design for the new play facility at Meadowbank in Dorking has been chosen; from play company, Kompan Ltd. Excited youngsters can look forward to being able to explore a fantastic range of features at the site when the showpiece play facility is completed this July, in time for the summer holidays.

It’s Time to Register your Event for Arts Alive 2016

A record number of people attended last year’s annual Arts Alive  Festival thanks to the superb variety of over a hundred exceptionally creative arts events. Registration for this year’s Festival in October is now open so register your event now and help make this year’s Festival the biggest and most successful yet. 

Safeguarding the Green Belt in Mole Valley

On 22nd March 2016, Mole Valley District Council’s Executive will be asked to consider approving the new Mole Valley Local Development Scheme 2016.  This work will deliver on our corporate strategy and guide us in the preparation of a new Local Plan for the District. 

Sir Paul Beresford MP & County Councillor Helyn Clack Survey Strood Green Flood Damage

Surrey County Councillor Helyn Clack who represents Dorking Rural County Division met Sir Paul Beresford MP for Mole Valley at Strood Green on Sunday to survey the mess and threats the flooding of last week had on the area.Cllr Clack said that in spite of the good works of the Brockham Flood Forum working locally together across all the agencies such as the County Council, the District Council, Water utility companies and the Environment Agency, a flood plan for Brockham has still not emerged.  She asked Sir Paul to intervene with the Environment Agency to push this forward before more residents are subject to repeated flooding in the village.