Messages – Wednesday 13 December

Wednesday 13 December


Key Messages and News Media Coverage
Trading standards seize 2,600 fake Fingerling toys. Surrey trading standards officers have impounded 2,600 fake Fingerling toys – robotic animals such as monkeys which fit on a finger and blink or babble – brought in from China through Heathrow Airport. GetSurrey
Plans signed off for 150 more secondary places in Farnham. Plans to expand a Farnham secondary school to create an extra 150 places have been approved. A new sports hall and other facilities will be provided at Farnham Heath End School as part of the expansion to help meet the rising need for secondary places. Farnham Herald
Latest news about Surrey’s roads. With gritters swinging into action, tweets about their work during the recent cold snap generated stories about the county council’s winter operation, while Tina Thorburn from the highways team ran through the work taking place on Surrey’s roads, including an update on the Runnymede roundabout scheme to cut congestion. GetSurrey, BBC Surrey


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With road temperatures due to fall to -2 tonight our gritters will be out from about 7pm to try to prevent ice forming on our roads – it could still be slippy so drive safely



The gritters will be out on Surrey’s roads from 7pm tonight as temperatures are forecast to be -2C so wrap up warm and drive safely



With #StormCaroline heading to the UK but not forecast to hit Surrey too hard our highways teams are watching the weather closely and are ready to send out our fleet of 39 gritters if the temperature drops



From Elmbridge to #Woking, here’s the work planned for #Surrey roads next week by district and borough, including a scheme in London Road, Felbridge, to overhaul the traffic lights



Are there #fingerlings under your #Christmas tree? Make sure they’re not fake ones like the ones seized by @Bucks_SurreyTS



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