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As you may have gathered by now, Spelthorne Council has just disseminated its Issues and Options document for consultation. The consultation will run until 25 June 2018.
In this months issue you can read all about the Lendy Lion which now stands in the Walled Garden. Also the Sunbury Suffagette who is commemorated on the plaque in Parliament Square. In addition we highlight local issues such as the Local Plan, parking on the pavements and potholes!
The ‘Lendy Lion’ is today a well-known centrepiece of the Walled Garden in Lower Sunbury, but this in is fact its third home. As seen in this photo dating from about 1905, it was originally erected beside the Thames, just opposite St. Mary’s Church.
The County Highways Authority recently claimed that pavement parking per se is illegal in this Borough. This is factually incorrect which is a bit of a worry given their role as the ultimate arbiters on road safety matters.
This year marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which gave some women over 30 the right to vote, although women over 21 had to wait until an Act of 1928 to gain the same voting rights as men.
In 2016 we became the owners of a Grade II listed Georgian riverside property in Thames Street, Sunbury, and the proud custodians of a rare and previously unrecorded bread oven within our basement.
We promised last month to bring you more about the 40th anniversary of the Riverside Arts Centre so we met with chairman of the RAC, Eric Champion, who has been involved in the story from even before it’s existence.
The desperate posts on Facebook and emails to our mailbox continue from the many of you who have received fines for exceeding the free hour at the ground level parking at Sunbury Cross.
Big congratulations to our local team, Spelthorne Gymnastics, who recently represented GB in Belgium at the World Championships. Here is a report from the club.
Engineer, designer and inventor Sir Barnes Wallis spent almost four decades working at Brooklands, during which time his vision and contribution to engineering and aviation created a legacy which continues to make an impact on the world we live in today.