In this issue
As restrictions are further eased and the fragrance of freedom is in the air (or it could be the aroma from next door’s barbeque), we must remember that Covid is still with us. Whatever the changes in restrictions, we still need to be cautious to help ensure there isn't a resurgence of Covid or a major outbreak of one of the variants. In the key facts section we look at the government’s step three out of lockdown, what it means and why regular testing is important.
Normality is returning and in this month’s issue we welcome the cows back to Epsom Common and explain why they are there. Live music is returning to Epsom Market Place and we’re looking forward to a blooming great summer, as with our friends at the Go Epsom we launch Epsom in Bloom.
With local democracy to the fore, we’re asking you to join in a consultation currently being undertaken by the boundary commission, the results of which will shape the local political landscape (your views really do matter). We also review the results of the recent county council local elections.
There’s also news about a bit of a spring clean, an introduction to your new Mayor and that an independent think tank has rated the borough in which you live one of the most prosperous in the UK.