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SIGNED LIMITED-EDITION BOB DYLAN GRAPHIC TO BE UNVEILED IN GUILDFORD

An iconic limited-edition graphic by Bob Dylan, hand-signed by the artist himself, will be unveiled at a Guildford gallery tomorrow (Friday 30th August). The Train Tracks graphic will be available to purchase from Castle Fine Art on High Street as well as from www.castlefineart.com and is priced at £14,950. In a world first, the graphic has been

2020-06-12T12:42:07+00:00August 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grant to help fund iconic A3 roadside sculpture to mark G F Watt’s 200th birthday

Last night the Executive approved a £40,000 grant to the Watts Gallery Trust to help towards the cost of installing a cast of the famous sculpture, Physical Energy, alongside the A3 at Compton. Cllr James Steel, Lead Councillor for Leisure, Heritage and Tourism, says: “Our varied cultural heritage is a major local attraction and Watts

2020-06-12T12:44:46+00:00August 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Executive agree on recommendations to tackle food poverty

At its recent meeting on 27 August, the Executive agreed to recommendations on tackling food poverty and insecurity in our borough.   Cllr Angela Goodwin, Lead Councillor for Housing, Homelessness, Access and Disability, said: “There are some areas of our borough that are experiencing inequalities. “In these neighbourhoods over a quarter of children are living

2020-06-12T12:43:55+00:00August 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guildford based model to compete in Ms Great Britain Finals!

Surrey based model and songwriter Elena-Ramona has been confirmed a place in the finals of Ms Great Britain that will take place next February in Leicester. Having suffered with anxiety, depression and issues with her weight from a young age, the model wishes that her entry into such a competition will inspire other hopefuls to

2020-06-12T12:48:51+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guildford’s High Street gallery turns 60!

Guildford House Gallery is sixty years young this year and is celebrating all summer with an exhibition dedicated to people and places with links to the borough. Officially opened in 1959 by Alderman Lawrence Powell, the building at 25 High Street then known as ‘Child House’ was bought by the Council in 1957. Mayor of

2020-06-12T12:47:32+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guildford’s High Street gallery turns 60!

Guildford House Gallery is sixty years young this year and is celebrating all summer with an exhibition dedicated to people and places with links to the borough. Officially opened in 1959 by Alderman Lawrence Powell, the building at 25 High Street then known as ‘Child House’ was bought by the Council in 1957. Mayor of

2020-06-12T12:51:29+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Raising the roof at Guildford Crematorium

A major milestone in the rebuild of Guildford Crematorium was reached this week as we held a 'topping out' ceremony to mark the completion of the new roof on the main chapel building. The project is due for completion in November this year. The Crematorium and associated buildings have been completely redesigned and rebuilt to

2020-06-12T12:49:59+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Funding for FISH from High Sheriff Youth Awards

Guildford Borough Council holiday playscheme, FISH (Fun in the Summer Holidays) was awarded £2,000 by the High Sheriff Youth Awards scheme last week.   The High Sheriff of Surrey, Mrs Bridget Biddel visited FISH at Kings College to award the scheme with the funding grant certificate. She engaged with over 150 young people aged between

2020-06-12T12:52:25+00:00August 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Indie Spot of the Month – Look Fabulous Forever

"At Look Fabulous Forever, we're experts in makeup and skincare for older women.  We opened our second ever shop in Guildford in the middle of May and we have since carried out over 200 makeovers using our products which are all specifically formulated for older skin, whether that's moisturising foundations or long-lasting lipstick.  It's our

2020-06-12T12:54:30+00:00August 1st, 2019|Retail & Shops|0 Comments