Elmbridge Borough Council  – Town planning, off-street parking, environmental care (refuse and recycling collection, local street cleaning), parks & recreation, local community facilities, licensing, etc.   01372 474474

Surrey County Council  – Roads, speed limits, on-street parking, schools, health, social care, buses, footpaths, cycle-lanes, etc.  03456 009 009

Environment Agency – Rivers, riverbanks, flood-control, boating & waterways, fisheries & rod licensing, environmental permits, etc

Local Groups

Weybridge Society –  community association working to keep Weybridge special

Friends of Desborough Island – a local group aiming to help keep Desborough Island a beautiful open space the public can enjoy

Elmbridge Cycle Group – a non-profit unincorporated user group, run by cyclists for cyclists

Weybridge Vandals Rugby Club on Desborough Island  01932 227659

Local Charities

Weybridge Land Charity –  aiming to help Weybridge residents who are in financial need, it gives two types of grants – Christmas grants and Emergency Aid

Regional / National Groups

Thames21 organises riverside volunteer activities along the Thames, including Desborough cleanups.  See Desborough Island volunteer day 16 August 2014

Thames Landscape Strategy  (‘To conserve, promote and enhance for the future, one of the world’s great river landscapes between Weybridge, Hampton and Kew’).  020 8940 0654

The Open Spaces Society – Britain’s oldest national conservation body, founded in 1865.  Tim Crowther, former Weybridge North councillor is a trustee. Elmbridge Correspondent:

Surrey Wildlife Trust – looking after wildlife sites and nature reserves, the Trust currently manages 82 sites, together covering almost 8,000ha, which is 5% of Surrey