In these days of continuing belt-tightening it is a marvel to think that we can still borrow books (up to 20 at a time) use the internet or hire a recent film at our own Molesey Library.
The latest from Sunbury, Shepperton, Molesey & Walton Matters
We are blessed in Molesey to be close to water in any direction we turn. But we don’t always know how to make the most of it. So here are a few thoughts.
It feels like summer is finally here! And that means Molesey Carnival on Saturday 8th June. Here is a little update on where we are at .
The Castle, which stood at the top of Church Street opposite the gates of the parish church, was another of Walton’s oldest inns. It is believed to have been established in about 1740, probably in a newly-built building, and was rented by Thomas Cobbett for £12.00 a year.
We are blessed in Walton to be close to water in any direction we turn. But we don’t always know how to make the most of it. So here are a few thoughts.
Firstly, FOR YOU: The festival is a lovely social night out close to the town centre in a picturesque setting at Walton Cricket Club. It’s a perfect event to meet up with friends and enjoy some fabulous live music, a selection of scrummy foods and a glass of your favourite tipple.
Matthew Arnold was the son of the great educationalist Thomas Arnold, the famous headmaster of Rugby School who is acknowledged as the founder of the modern public school system.
Less than a year ago I met staff from The Burlington at the Shepperton Fair. It had not opened and we didn’t really know what to expect from the home which had been built on the site of the Bradbury Centre.
There are some major changes happening at the Shepperton Medical Practice. Not everyone welcomes change, but something has to give. Doctors and support staff are regularly working 12 hour days and that is not safe.
Great news. We hear an entrepreneurial local Shepperton lady has launched a new business in plastic free and zero waste products. Mel Jensen found herself drawn to the ethos of zero waste and started making some changes in her life over the past couple of years.
1st Sunbury Scout Group celebrated the Centenary of 1st Sunbury Cubs on Sunday 12th May at their Scout HQ on School Walk, Sunbury. The event was open to all associated with 1st Sunbury Scout Group and over 150 current and former members enjoyed the glorious May sunshine for an afternoon tea and games.
Imagine an excellent, home cooked fresh lunch at a reasonable price, which also supports both the environment and charity at the same time. If that sounds too good to be true, we can promise you that it is available at a café near you every day.
June 6th marks the 75th anniversary of D Day, the Normandy landings of the Allied invasion during World War II.
The July Sunbury & Shepperton Arts Festival features an evening with Austin Mutti-Mewse who along with twin brother Howard, have an unusual story to tell – one of more than just a brush with Hollywood. More a life lived alongside its stars.
We are blessed in Shepperton to be close to water in any direction we turn. But we don’t always know how to make the most of it. So here are a few thoughts.
This month sees a new Mayor for Spelthorne. Councillor Mary Madams will be inaugurated at the council offices in front of fellow councillors and VIP’s. So we went to meet her for a chat and to find out what her mayoral year will hold.
Now in it’s 5th year the popular Walton-on-Thames Beer, Wine & live Music Festival is an annual summer event hosted at the picturesque Walton-on-Thames Cricket Club. A hidden gem of Walton located close to the town centre just behind Homebase.
75 years ago, on the 6 June, 1944, the largest seaborne invasion force in history set sail for France on a mission to liberate Europe.
Or “Boules pitch” to you and me! The official opening of the Hurst Park Petanque Terrain was on Sunday, 31st March at the specially constructed pitch on Hurst riverside, just south of the Sadlers Ride car park.
Real Tennis, aka “The Sport of Kings”, was the original racquet sport and precursor to the modern game. Its popularity grew quickly among the French nobility.