Community News

SCAN's Newsletters are distributed at the end of each calendar month and include Information that has been collected in the month prior to issue from various sources that report on disability issues

for Those In The Local Community Who are Unable to Use A Computer or Electronic Device to Access The Internet. Electronic copies are also distributed via email to service providers, and Councillors across the Boroughs of Spelthorne, Runnymede and Spelthorne and other areas in the County of or send a text message to 07859 639025.

SCAN was awarded funding in February 2023 from the Local Spelthorne Community Fund that is being administered by Community Foundation for Surrey with additional funding from Spelthorne Borough Council to cover the printing and distribution costs of the paper booklet version of the monthly newsletters.

Communit Foundation for SurreySpelthorne Borough Council

Post Pandemic, demand remains unpredictable. New sponsorship for the project will be required after March 2024 as costs continue to evolve. Membership subscriptions are available to any individual or organisation interested in supporting SCAN and the newsletter project – please use the contact options below for information.

Anyone with News to be included in each issue is asked to submit their information before the 24th of each month. Please send your news in an email to or fill in the ‘Contact SCAN’ form on this page.

The Spelthorne Physical, Sensory and Cognitive Disability (SPSCD) Forum continues to have Hybrid meetings scheduled for January, April, July and October every year. Please email for the details for how to join the meetings or visit the S P S C D Forum web page

We continue to receive monthly updates from the Adult Social Care Information Team and fortnightly updates from Disability Rights UK (DRUK).

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