Home|2019|September

Brutalist Collection Launches at Links of London

Links of London’s Brutalist collection is the first collection fully conceived and developed by new creative director Dominic Jones. His bold debut riffs on the energy, progressive ideals and strong forms of its namesake architectural movement. Quality of craftsmanship and movement are key to each piece – the tactile structures are designed to feel natural

2020-06-12T12:29:27+00:00September 30th, 2019|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

G LIVE SCOOPS TOP AWARDS AT HQ THEATRE’S ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE

Guildford’s leading live entertainment venue G Live has picked up a host of top industry awards including Venue of the Year at a glitzy theatre and hospitality awards ceremony at Southend’s prestigious Cliff’s Pavilion earlier this week. HQT&H’s Celebration of Excellence, an annual awards event which celebrates the hard work, dedication and success of twelve

2020-06-12T12:30:50+00:00September 27th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

Discover your inner artist in our Big Draw 2019

The world’s biggest drawing festival the Big Draw is back with the theme of ‘drawn to life’ next month. This is the seventh year the Council has coordinated a programme of workshops at a variety of exciting venues throughout the borough and this year there are a few surprises.   Cllr Pauline Searle, Lead Councillor

2020-06-12T12:33:46+00:00September 26th, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

New Executive Member for Guildford Borough Council

Cllr John Rigg was appointed as Lead Councillor for Major Projects at a meeting of the Executive on Tuesday 24 September. The council's committees meet regularly to make decisions. You can find out when meetings are taking place by viewing our committee calendar.   You can find the agendas, reports, minutes and the councillor membership

2020-06-12T12:32:57+00:00September 26th, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Protecting our important town centre views

How to manage future change, retain keys views and the special character of Guildford - there's now more guidance to help developers making planning applications in our borough. The Guildford Town Centre Views Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) was adopted by our Executive at a meeting on Tuesday 24 September. We consulted on the draft SPD

2020-06-12T12:31:52+00:00September 26th, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Innovative plans for new museum move forward

Exciting plans to create a major new focal point for heritage and the arts in Guildford have taken another step forward. Last night the Executive considered the latest progress and next stage in transforming our museum into a significant cultural attraction. Lead Councillor for Leisure, Heritage and Tourism, Cllr James Steel, comments: “We are planning

2020-06-12T12:36:46+00:00September 25th, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Future-proofing the borough’s best loved Stoke Park

Stoke Park will be revitalised after councillors agreed to invest in a masterplan to improve and protect the most vibrant and historic green space in Guildford, at a meeting of the Executive on Tuesday 24 September. The masterplan will ensure the award-winning park continues to balance the health, wellbeing and recreational needs of residents, while

2020-06-12T12:35:38+00:00September 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Continued investment and expansion of Joint Enforcement Team (JET)

Our Joint Enforcement Team (JET) deal with issues that we know impact residents, bringing together the enforcement powers of key teams from across the council and the work of colleagues from Surrey Police, JET deal with anti-social behaviour (ASB), unauthorised traveller encampments, dog fouling, fly-tipping and littering amongst others.   At last night’s meeting, 24

2020-06-12T12:34:39+00:00September 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Surrey celebrates a University-first with permanent rainbow crossing initiative

The University of Surrey is proud to be the first UK University to introduce a permanent ‘rainbow crossing’ on campus. The crossing, on the University’s main Stag Hill campus, is a vibrant symbol of solidarity and an expression of commitment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Signifying equality, diversity and inclusion, the

2020-06-12T12:39:07+00:00September 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Raising the woof at the PawPrints Awards

The Council has achieved a Bronze Animal Activity Licensing Award from the RSPCA PawPrints Awards. The Awards are the only award scheme that celebrates good practise covering five areas, which are stray dog services, housing, contingency planning, animal establishment licensing and kennelled dog welfare. Cllr David Goodwin, Lead Councillor for Licensing, Parking, Refuse and Recycling

2020-06-12T12:37:43+00:00September 24th, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments