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New Local Plan – Planning Inspector’s final report published

The government’s Planning Inspector has now produced his final report and recommendations and submitted them to the Council. This marks the end of his independent examination of our submitted Local Plan. The final schedule of main modifications accompanying the Inspector’s report contains only those main modifications recommended by him to make the submission plan sound,

2020-06-12T14:11:01+00:00March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Local Plan – Planning Inspector’s final report published

The government’s Planning Inspector has now produced his final report and recommendations and submitted them to the Council. This marks the end of his independent examination of our submitted Local Plan. The final schedule of main modifications accompanying the Inspector’s report contains only those main modifications recommended by him to make the submission plan sound,

2020-06-12T14:10:21+00:00March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guildford in Bloom Competition blasts off for 2019

Guildford in Bloom, the borough's favourite horticultural celebration is open for entries. The free competition is open to everyone, of all ages, living and working in Guildford and closes on 16 June. This year we showcase a lunar theme to mark the 50th Anniversary of the first Moon landing and launch a new category: ‘Best

2020-06-12T14:08:25+00:00March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GSA give 186 SEND guests Shrek-tacular musical experience

Today Guildford School of Acting (GSA) welcomed 186 Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) guests to the University of Surrey to participate in a dynamic Shrek-themed singing workshop before attending a performance of Shrek the Musical by GSA final year musical theatre students. This collaboration between GSA and Surrey Arts SEND Department united individuals from

2020-06-12T14:12:08+00:00March 28th, 2019|Theatre|0 Comments

The Friary Guildford names ‘the halow project’ its Charity of the Year

The Friary Guildford is proud to announce that ‘the halow project’, a Guildford-based charity, has been selected as the Centre’s Charity of the Year! To kick off their support, The Friary Guildford has donated £500 to the charity. The ‘halow project’ provides opportunities and support for young people aged 16-35, with a learning disability, to

2020-06-12T14:13:17+00:00March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guildford celebrates local residents awarded with national honours

Local residents and voluntary organisations who received national honours in the past 12 months were celebrated at a special reception organised by the Council. The Mayor of Guildford, Councillor Mike Parsons, thanked members of the local community at the reception on Thursday (21 March), for their contribution to the borough and national life. National honours

2020-06-12T14:14:00+00:00March 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Notice of local elections – Thursday 2 May 2019

Elections for local borough councillors in all Guildford Borough Council wards will take place on Thursday 2 May. Any elections for contested parishes will also take place on the same day. Polling stations will open at 7am and close at 10pm on Thursday 2 May. If you aren’t already registered to vote, please do this

2020-06-12T14:15:48+00:00March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get on your feet and on the high street for Healthy Guildford Day

Whether you’re looking to work up a sweat, have a simple health check, or find out more about how you can take small steps to make your life a whole lot healthier, then attending Guildford’s new ‘Healthy Day’ should be on your agenda. Taking place on Friday 26th April, Healthy Guildford Day is a collaboration

2020-06-12T14:14:52+00:00March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring into a new sense of home style!

A new season always signals a new sense of style, and when it comes to home improvements, Guildford is full of businesses offering great ideas and inspiration. Whether you’re looking to update your bathroom, refurbish your kitchen or just add a few more stylish softer touches to your home, then our round up of the

2020-06-12T14:17:52+00:00March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Replacement of Guildford Spectrum Leisure Centre

The Executive agreed to invest in a detailed business case into building a new facility to replace Guildford Spectrum at their meeting on 19 March. Guildford Spectrum is a popular venue used by local residents, sports clubs and regional visitors – with around 1.7 million visits each year. However, the building has had issues since

2020-06-12T14:16:59+00:00March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments