Together with Stephen Trigg and Antony Simm of the Reigate, Redhill and District Rail Users’ Association (RRDRUA), Crispin Blunt MP, President of the RRDRUA, yesterday met with the Rail Minister, Paul Maynard MP.
Following sustained pressure by Crispin Blunt MP on behalf of the Reigate, Redhill & District Rail Users’ Association, John Halsall, Route Managing Director at Network Rail today confirmed that design work has started on a longer platform at Reigate rail station.
Following the decision by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to retain changes to Gatwick Airport’s departure Route 4, Crispin Blunt and local community groups affected by aircraft noise under this route have been pressing Gatwick Airport to review the route.
The summer recess has offered some time for contemplation on matters most pressing for the Reigate Constituency. There are a number of key themes emerging which I will be addressing in the coming months.
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust (E&SHT) needs public support for its proposal to create a new Specialist Acute Care Facility which will provide 21ST century solutions to acute health care needs in the Trust area.
The Ministry of Defence has announced that one of the two new reserve battalions is to be the 4th Battalion The Princess of Wales Royal Regiment and it will have its headquarters at Redhill Army Reserve Centre at Batts Hill.
Crispin Blunt MP has welcomed the consultation launched yesterday by Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust to engage with patients and the local community on ways to improve the delivery of local healthcare services in the coming years. He said: