Tolworth Focus


Surbiton 20mph speed limit demand

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20mph demand for Sunray Estate and Surbiton residential streets

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Campaigners call for local crime summit

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Home burglaries have risen 44% in the borough in just one year, as Conservative police cuts bite. Local MP Ed Davey is campaigning for more bobbies on the beat.

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Can you trust the spineless Tories on the Toby Jug?

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Homes Not Towers

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Toby Jug: Tories put politics before the people of Tolworth

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At a crucial Kingston Council meeting last night, Kingston's Tory councillors failed to support the people of Tolworth's opposition to 950 new homes in tower blocks at the Toby Jug site.

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Toby Jug: residents win appeal

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…despite Conservatives caving in to developer

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Toby Jug success

After months of uncertainty, the Secretary of State has dismissed the appeal made by Meyer Homes for 705 flats to be built on the former Toby Jug site. This means the original decision has been upheld and planning permission has been refused.

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Threat to Elmbridge Green Belt

Knock-on effect to Surbiton and Tolworth “massive”.

Elmbridge Borough Council has been consulting on their new Local Plan – this sets the policy by which planning applications are assessed.

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Tolworth residents betrayed again in tower block debacle

New tower blocks across Tolworth will have a massive impact on local residents, after Tory councillors caved in again to developers’ plans.

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Kingston Tories lock out Tolworth residents from Toby Jug meeting

In a secret session held behind closed doors last night, Conservative councillors decided “not to defend the planning Appeal” for the Toby Jug site.

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Tolworth Action Group to launch Judicial Review

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Tolworth Action Group (TAG) to launch Judicial Review against Kingston Council over Tolworth Tower plans

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