Steve Gee, Epsom West Division’s Liberal Democrat candidate, talks about his position on the Wells Centre and Wells House (Karibu)

EWCA contacted each of the four Epsom West Division candidates in the upcoming 6th May SCC elections, to ask their views on the Wells Centre and the future of the Karibu children’s home. Response from Steve Gee Liberal Democrat candidate in Epsom West Wells Centre The background and history of the closure of the WellsContinue reading “Steve Gee, Epsom West Division’s Liberal Democrat candidate, talks about his position on the Wells Centre and Wells House (Karibu)”

Bernie Muir, Epsom West Division’s current county councillor and Conservative candidate, talks about her position on the Wells Centre and Wells House (Karibu)

EWCA contacted each of the four Epsom West Division candidates in the upcoming 6th May SCC elections, to ask their views on the Wells Centre and the future of the Karibu children’s home. I have been asked to confirm my position on The Wells Centre (owned by EEBC) and Karibu House (which sits within theContinue reading “Bernie Muir, Epsom West Division’s current county councillor and Conservative candidate, talks about her position on the Wells Centre and Wells House (Karibu)”

Neil Dallen, Epsom West Division RA candidate, talks about his position on the Wells Centre and Wells House (Karibu)

EWCA contacted each of the four Epsom West Division candidates in the upcoming 6th May SCC elections, to ask their views on the Wells Centre and the future of the Karibu children’s home. Epsom Wells Community Association – article – Neil Dallen RA candidate KARIBU CENTRE I believe that Surrey County Council have decided toContinue reading “Neil Dallen, Epsom West Division RA candidate, talks about his position on the Wells Centre and Wells House (Karibu)”

Mark Todd, Epsom West Division Labour candidate, talks about his position on the Wells Centre and Wells House (Karibu)

EWCA contacted each of the four Epsom West Division candidates in the upcoming 6th May SCC elections, to ask their views on the Wells Centre and the future of the Karibu children’s home. Dear Epsom Wells Community Association, Thank you for asking me to explain my position as the candidate for the Labour and Co-operative PartyContinue reading “Mark Todd, Epsom West Division Labour candidate, talks about his position on the Wells Centre and Wells House (Karibu)”

Fans football club helps us fight for Wells Social Centre

The fans-owned and socially-minded football club AFC Wimbledon has generously donated two copies of its newly-published book We Are Home to Ian Strutt, local resident, in support of the Epsom Wells Community Association (EWCA). Ian writes: Supporters of this now League One football club know all about being pushed out from their home as, almostContinue reading “Fans football club helps us fight for Wells Social Centre”

How A Community Facility Can Make Such A Difference – Langley Vale Village Hall

Mark Todd tells us why he feels our local community is poorer for having lost The Wells Centre. Hi, I’m Mark Todd, Save the Wells Committee member and former Langley Vale resident. For those of you who don’t know Langley Vale, it is a small village, like The Wells, on the edge of Epsom justContinue reading “How A Community Facility Can Make Such A Difference – Langley Vale Village Hall”

Finance and marketing are keys to bring the Wells Centre back to life

How we plan to re-open and run the Wells Social Centre in the event of our gaining control of this purpose-built and modern building is now of major consideration for the Epsom Wells Community Association. While Epsom’s Residents’ Association council painted Wells finances as being pretty bleak, new thinking in how the centre can beContinue reading “Finance and marketing are keys to bring the Wells Centre back to life”

Councillor, Bernie Muir, talks about the Wells Centre, past and future

Failure upon Failure Characterises The Demise Of The Centre – The Residents Have A Solution – Actively Support Them And You Will Have A Wonderful Centre And A Stronger Community Since being elected in 2017 I have been fighting to ‘Save The Wells’. This has led to trying to gather and sort through reems ofContinue reading “Councillor, Bernie Muir, talks about the Wells Centre, past and future”

5.8 million reasons for the RA to sell the Wells Social Centre to us

There are 5.8 million reasons why Epsom’s Residents’ Association (RA) council might consider selling the Wells Social Centre. That’s how much in £s the council is in deficit for 2020/21! While all councils have been hit by the effects of Covid-19, RA council losses now stand at almost £1 million for the financial year afterContinue reading “5.8 million reasons for the RA to sell the Wells Social Centre to us”

EWCA on Radio Jackie

Vanessa Marchant, chairperson of EWCA, was interviewed this week by Radio Jackie News. She outlines clearly how the centre could be a self sustaining vibrant community space, used by a much wider section of Epsom and Ewell’s population. Vanessa covers the history and possible ways forward for the council and the centre, also how localContinue reading “EWCA on Radio Jackie”