In this issue
Electoral registration canvass – have you replied?
Find out about your First World War heroes
Retired and living in our borough? Join our Living and Ageing Well Week 28 September - 2 October
Stoptober returns to help you go smokefree
Could you be a mediator?
Tackling anti-social behaviour
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Local walks, music, theatre and more. Find out what's on near you.
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Reigate & Banstead Crime Summit
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Come and sing: workshop with St Cecilia Chorus
Saturday 26 September, 10am-3pm
Priory School, Bolters Lane, Banstead, SM7 2AJ
Cost: £10
Come and enjoy a day of singing with St Cecilia Chorus, a 70-strong amateur choir in Banstead. Coffee and tea available but bring lunch your own lunch.
To book a place, email St Cecilia Chorus or call 020 8669 3472.

Banstead Country Fayre
Sunday 27 September 2015, 10.30am-4.30pm
Banstead Woods, Holly Lane, CR5 3NR
Cost: £2 per car
Fun and activities for all the family. Presented by Banstead Scouts, activities include displays and demonstrations, rides, bouncy castle and roundabout, medieval re-enactment, local crafts and local history with a woodland walk and story teller.
Further details visit the Banstead Country Fayre website.

French market
Friday 2 October, from 9am
Redhill town centre
Cheeses, breads and patisserie, olives, hams and more, all in one location.

Events for Epsom Mental Health Week
3 to 11 October
A range of talks, activities and an exhibition are on offer as part of this awareness raising week on mental health and ill health.
Find out more or download the full events programme from the Epsom Mental Health Week website

Gatton Park garden and grounds open afternoon 
Sunday 4 October, 1-5pm 
Gatton Park, Rocky Lane, Reigate, RH2 0TW
Cost: Adults £4, free entry for children
Discover more about apples and orchards, with activities for all ages. Enjoy a walk around the park, free activities available for children.
Find out more from the Gatton Park website.

Hurried Steps - a play about domestic abuse
Tuesday 6 October, 7.30-9.30pm
Harlequin Theatre, Warwick Quadrant, Redhill, RH1 1NN
Part of Surrey Domestic Abuse Awareness Week, Hurried Steps highlights the issue of violence against women and girls which can affect people from all walks of life in different ways. Eight stories are presented in an honest, no frills style. The performance will be followed by a Q&A session with local domestic violence experts. The play is performed by actors from the likes of Downton Abbey, EastEnders and the Archers.
Suitable for adults and young people over 15. Tickets are free but need to be booked from the Harlequin’s box office, 01737 276500.

Walk: Merstham moors and marshes
6 and 20 October (first and third Tuesday of every month), at 12pm
Meet at Moat House Surgery, Worsted Green, Merstham RH1 3PN
Explore Merstham with this free one-hour walk run by YMCA East Surrey. Mainly on level ground with some small inclines, this is just one of the YMCA’s regular free walks taking place all over the borough and neighbouring areas. Find out about other regular walks from the YMCA East Surrey website.  
Free but a small donation is welcome. No need to book. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes appropriate for the weather.

First aid training
Monday 12 October, 10am-12.30pm
Kingsfield Business Centre, Redhill, Surrey RH1 4DP
A free certified first aid training course provided by St John Ambulance for people on a limited budget who may be unemployed, a lone parent, elderly or a vulnerable adult. The course covers essential and basic first aid. 
Place are limited. To books yours, email Lisa at Reigate & Banstead Voluntary Service or call on 01737 762115.

Surrey Opportunities Fair
Tuesday 13 October, 3.30-6.30pm
Epsom Downs Racecourse
Over 100 employers, colleges and training providers are on hand to help young people plan ahead and gather information on the wealth of options available to them, from further education or training to apprenticeships and permanent employment. Visit the Surrey Opportunities Fair website to find out more. 

Preston Community Day
Saturday 17 October, 12-4pm
Tadworth Leisure & Community Centre, Preston Manor Road, KT20 5FB
Face painting, free sports taster sessions and the chance to find out about local sports training and health information.
Free entry.

Check the Events section of our website for more events, clubs and regular activities. Many local clubs and societies publicise their activities there, including local history talks, dance groups and parents and toddler sessions. If you have a community activity or event you would like to publicise, visit our events page to find out how you can publicise it. You can also email Borough e-news for inclusion in the next issue.






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