The 2,500 strong petition against the Weylands application - which would bring more HGVs to local, residential roads - was handed in last Wednesday by local Councillors Christine Elmer and Andrew Kelly to County Councillors Rachael Lake and Tony Samuels. The decision on the application has been further delayed to 26 February.
Walton Conservatives held a Special General Meeting last night at the Conservative Club in Manor Road to select their candidates for the 2014 Elmbridge elections. The three incumbents Andrew Kelly, Rachael Lake and Christine Elmer were re-selected with Malcolm Howard selected to fight Walton Central.
After years of waiting, the new Walton Bridge opened to traffic in the early hours of Monday 22 July. In the weeks before an official opening ceremony was held, attended by three Cabinet Members, and the bridge was blessed by the Bishop of Dorking.