About Leigh Residents’ Association:
• Holds meetings four times a year with authoritative speakers on subjects of direct interest and relevance to residents of Leigh
• Exchange views through discussion of issues concerning the village
• Supports village activities through modest grants
• Supports campaigns which improve the environment and well-being of Leigh
• Reacts quickly to issues affecting the village of Leigh and surrounding areas
• Comments on planning applications in collaboration with the Parish Council to Mole Valley District Council

Examples of Meetings
At a recent review of the Residents’ Association it was recommended and agreed that most meetings should include a short social gathering before a talk and discussion of interest and relevance to residents of Leigh. There have already been various such talks:

Gatwick expansion. An illustrated talk by Brendon Sewill the Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign (GAAC)
The rising water table north of Leigh. An illustrated talk by Bert Smith & Nick Caddick on the proposals for extracting sand in the Betchworth area
The proposed major incinerator site in Capel. A talk given by Surrey County Councillor Helyn Clack and Sir Paul Beresford MP.
The care of Leigh’s roads with talks by County Councillor Helyn Clack and an official
An aspect of the history of Leigh by Harriet Hall
The new government Planning Regulations by Richard Bass

How you can help
By subscribing 6 per family / household you will help to build up sufficient funds for the Association to support the village
By participating in some of the meetings you bring your opinions and your knowledge to bear.
By participating in some of the meetings you meet others in the same village and get to know your neighbours and what is happening.
By suggesting topics that would be of general interest for future meetings

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    Contact Desmond Gwynne, tel: 01293 862353