Thank you – Kevin’s funeral service

Christine and family would like to thank all who attended Kevin’s farewell service on Friday.

The incredible love and support we experienced from you all made the day truly special.

At the back of Edenbridge Parish Church we have left a book of condolence for those of you wishing to sign. It will be at the church for 2 weeks as of today, Monday 28 January.

Updated details of the funeral service for Kevin Black

Many thanks to everyone for their kind words following the death of the Oxted and District Gazette editor, Kevin Black.

The service for Kevin Black is to be held at :

St Peter & St Paul Edenbridge Parish Church,
Church street,

Time and date : 12 Noon, Friday 25 January 2019

Following the service, the burial will take place at the Eden Valley Woodland burial ground:

Eden Valley Woodland Burial Ground

Crouch House Road


Kent, TN8 5LG

Further information :


Please be aware that it will quite muddy at the burial ground, so we would suggest you bring appropriate footwear.

Those of you wishing to join the family gathering following the burial, please make your way to :

The Kent and Surrey Golf Club

Crouch House Road,




Further information:

Should you wish to make a donation in rememberance of Kevin, please make your cheque payable to: The Fountain Centre, C/O Alex Jones Funeral Directors, 1 East Grinstead Road, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6EP. Alternatively, you may donate directly online to the Fountain Centre.

Many thanks.

Sad news about Kevin Black

Hi everyone. It is with a very sad heart to report that Kevin Black, editor of this online newspaper lost his battle with cancer and passed away peacefully on the morning of 31 December 2018 in hospital. He did not suffer and he was with his family until the end.

Rest in Peace our dear Kevin, we will miss you with all our hearts.

Lots of love from his family: Christine, Dominique, Jessica, Bruno and myself – Jason.

TV expert Catherine to give free valuations

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  • TV antiques expert Catherine Southon is hosting free valuations of antiques and jewellery in local venues in October.
  • On Monday October 15 (10am-1pm) the star of Bargain Hunt and Antiques Road Trip will be at the Farleigh Court Golf Club on the outskirts of Warlingham.
  • And on October 22 (9.30am-noon) she will be at the Oxted Community Hall in the town’s Church Lane.
  • For details ring 07808 737694.


See our videos as action group urges comments on Local Plan


With comments on the soundness of the Tandridge District Council Draft Local Plan wanted by 5pm on Monday, September 10, the The Tandridge Lane Action Group (TLAG) held a public meeting – there was a capacity audience – in Tandridge Village Hall to explain how residents can response to the Local Plan consultation.

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