Downside Sports & Social Club is a small and well established club, in the heart of Downside Village, with a lovely Common surrounding it. As a members club you find the prices are very reasonable compared to Pub prices. As a member you can use the club as much as you like and bring guests in with you for a small fee. The club has some facilities, such as, a snooker table, a pool table, dart boards and games machines. Lotto machines, plus TV and Projector showing Sky, So Sports can be seen on a large screen.
The club runs their own snooker and darts team and anyone is welcome to join. You can also join us for quiz nights which are on every Sunday evening and turn out to be a laugh!
We also have seasonal bingo with some amazing prizes to be won. Our entertainment team organize monthly events, such as, disco, karaoke, race nights, live music and much more!
Downsides New Village Sign, Yes its now for everyone to see and be proud of, A short ceremony in which Dominic Raab MP unveiled The new village sign with
the Mayor, Monday morning 13th October 2014 - To find out how the sign was made and more click here
Picture by Nikki Perkins - Cobham Conservation & Heritage Trust
Drivers Beware: Stoke Road Now 30MPH From Chelsea Ground to Cobham
The Highway Code states that, unless signs indicate otherwise, a 30 mph speed limit applies in built-up areas. However, "built-up area" is defined not by the presence of houses, but by the presence of street lights. This is being exploited by local authorities whp are increasingly cutting the speed limit on lit rural roads adjoining built-up areas to 30 mph, by the simple expedient of removing the previous 40 mph or NSL repeater signs. This can be extremely confusing to drivers, who do not expect to encounter 30 limits on rural roads. It is not reasonable that drivers should have to count street lights to work out what the speed limit is. On non built-up roads with 30 limits, repeater signs should be mandatory.
Major Development at Three Meadows Farm (Wisley Airfield)
Please Consider Objecting
An application has been made for a massive development of over 2000 homes on this Green Belt site in Wisley adjoining the rural village of Ockham. This would have a very significant effect on the Cobham and Downside area. We urge you to read the following information about the application and to consider objecting to the development. The closing date for comments is 31st March 2015.
Downside Sports & Family Day, 2014 Well the Weather really did not give the day much of a chance this year, after all the planning and behind the scenes work, the one thing you have no control with is the weather itself. The rain put pay to lots of family's coming to what is the best free day of sport and fun for all, They did get a few races in, but the heavy down pours made life hard for Dan and the rest of the volunteers. Many thanks for all those who braved the elements to turn up and a big thank you to the team for all the hard work.
Cobham Outdoor Farmers Market Sat 28th Feb
Hollyhedge Road, Cobham
Cobham Mill The only fully working water mill in Surrey, carefully restored 22 years ago by volunteers who continue to maintain and operate it.
Local grain will be milled and guides available to answer questions. The Mill has a landscaped area with beautiful views.
Will next be open - 2015
Cobham Mill, Mill Road, Cobham KT11 3AL
Black Pond Walk Sunday 1st March
A slow walk with some hills
Great way to exercise and breathe in the fresh air
Sunday 1 March from 10.30am to 12.30pm
Meet at Lakewood car park, Portsmouth Road, Cobham, KT11 1BG
Hampton Court Park And Riverside Walk Tues 3rd
A Moderate 5 mile stroll with the Epsom & Ewell Ramblers.
Flat but could be muddy. All welcome. If you like it you could consider joining the Ramblers.
Tuesday 3 March 10.30am
Meet at Diana Fountain Car Park, Bushy Park.
Bushy Park and Woodland Gardens A Nordic walk
Refreshments after walk - optional toilets at meeting point
Thursday 5 March from 2.00pm to 3.30pm
Meet at Pheasantry Cafe car park, off Chestnut Avenue, Bushy Park TW11 0EQ
Orchid Day at Garsons Farm - March 8th Clinic and demos to help your orchids bloom
Dr Manos Kanellos will be there to help answer your questions.
Sunday 8 March from 10.30am
Garsons Farm, Winterdown Road, West End, Esher KT10 8LS. Telephone 01372 460181
Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon - Sunday 29 March An organised run along the banks of the River Thames and then back into the Palace's glorious Home Park where the race concludes in sight of the amazing gardens.
The course is completely flat and ideally placed four weeks before the London Marathon.
Sunday 29 March 9.00am to 1.00pm
The event starts and finishes in the grounds of the palace
Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class At The New Eco Yoga Pod Vinyasa flow class, sequencing postures, aligning the body finding strength and length. Quieten the mind through breath and meditation.
Beautiful pod set in rural Surrey woodland, on private land overlooking a lake. A place to share passion for yoga.
Monday 9.30am to 11.00am
Yoga Sp8ce, Old Lane, Cobham KT11 1NL. firstname.lastname@example.org
Cobham Adventure Fitness Outdoor fitness class.
Energise your mind, recharge the body and have fun along the way.
Tuesday and Thursday from 5.45am to 6.45am.
Village Hall, Lushington Drive, Cobham KT11 2LU. Telephone 0333 6000 121.
Centre Stage Drama class
Develop listening, observation and improvisation skills through games and exercises.
Every Saturday. Junior Drama 9.30am to 10.30am and Senior Drama 10.30am to 11.30am.
Oxshott Village Centre, Holtwood Road, Oxshott KT22 0QL. Tel 07940 503971.
Formula One Exhibition
A stunning F1 exhibition offering an unprecedented insight into motor sport technology past and present, featuring a selection of racing cars including a 2007 McLaren Mercedes.
The centrepiece is a breathtaking artwork entitled "View Suspended II", which displays a Mercedes GP Petronas Formula One car in the most visually spectacular and innovative way imaginable.
Mercedes-Benz World is open to visitors from 10.00am to 6.00pm, 7 days a week.
Mercedes-Benz World, Brooklands Drive, Weybridge KT13 0SL. Telephone 0870 400 4000.
Most of us have received a nuisance call or message at some time.
Maybe it was that time you rushed to the phone only to find it was a
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sales and marketing calls, register your phone number, either landline
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your provider about services to block unwanted calls. For example,
BT offers a number of services to help stop unwanted calls,
including ‘Privacy at Home’, ‘Choose to Refuse’ and ‘Anonymous Call
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Each year millions of people fall victims to scams which can take many
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you have been the victim of a scam, contact Action Fraud the UK’s national
fraud reporting centre on 0300 123 2040
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