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Petition to save demolition of Longmead Centre launched

More than 780 people have signed a petition to save the Longmead Adult Education Centre in Redhill from demolition.

The building is scheduled to be knocked down, with plans in place to build affordable homes on the site.

But a petition set up by local community members including councillor Jonathan Essex is calling on Surrey County Council to save the site and transform it into a community hub.

Last night, the petition, which is open until 4 June, had got 787 signatures.

Surrey’s Recycling Centres extend collection of waste

Surrey’s Community Recycling Centres will accept more types of waste from Monday.

Ten of the county’s recycling plants, including the one in Earlswood, reopened on 11 May for black bag and garden waste.

From 1 June, that will be extended to include wood, scrap metal, small electronics and white goods.

Social distancing measures will remain in place, with only one person from each car allowed to get out and chargeable waste will still not be accepted.

Police search for missing Redhill man

Police are concerned for the welfare of a 73-year-old man who has been missing from Redhill since Monday.

David Bell was reported missing on Tuesday morning after last being seen at his assisted living accommodation at 7pm the night before.

He is believed to be wearing blue joggers and a blue top. Mr Bell is known to be a fan of buses and could have travelled to Horley, Crawley, Redhill or Aldershot.

Anyone with information should call 101.

Surrey sees increase in rubbish collected

24% more rubbish has been collected from homes in Surrey in the past two weeks.

It amounts to almost 3,500 more tonnes of waste and mixed recycling as people spend more time at home due to coronavirus.

Other increases include 3,000 more people getting lockdown fitness advice from the Active Surrey website and a 110% rise in online library membership.

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Speeding still happening despite less traffic

The weekend saw police deal with more than 400 road offences in Sussex.

Most were for excessive speed with the highest recorded being 128 mile per hour.

It comes as forces in both Sussex and Surrey have been reminding motorists that despite the current coronavirus pandemic they are still patrolling the roads.