Mayoral Charity Coronavirus Response Fund for 2020-21

This year Guildford Mayor, Cllr Richard Billington has chosen to support the Coronavirus Response Fund as his Mayoral charity alongside the Mayor of Guildford’s Local Support Fund (formerly known as the Local Distress Fund). The Council has agreed to match fund donations made to the Coronavirus Fund via the Mayor’s fundraising page (within an agreed

2020-06-11T17:59:46+00:00May 29th, 2020|Charity|0 Comments

Future Of Guildford Park Car Park To Be Decided

The future of Guildford Park Car Park will be reviewed after proposals were approved by the Council’s Executive on Tuesday (26 May). Previously-approved plans had considered a combination of public parking spaces and social housing, but the 400-space car park will now be the subject of further review. An in-depth study of parking in the

2020-06-11T18:01:09+00:00May 27th, 2020|Parking|0 Comments

Lush Fathers Day 2020

Father’s Day is about making sure father figures understand just how much they mean to us, and saying thanks for all of their patience and understanding during the year. Although... it couldn’t hurt to have them smelling minty fresh too? So, this Father’s Day, whether you’re buying for your dad, in-law, grandpops, or just someone

2020-06-11T18:05:56+00:00May 26th, 2020|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

More water bottle refilling stations installed across the borough

Six new bottle refilling stations will be installed in Guildford during May and June as part of the Council’s commitment to eliminating single-use plastic containers. The stations are being installed between 21 May and 12 June, at Bedford Road, Shalford Park, Tunsgate, Woodbridge Road and at two locations in Stoke Park, at Burchatts Farm Barn

2020-06-11T18:07:17+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

More Free Family Fun and Fundraising at Guildford Live II – 28 May 6.30pm – Live on Facebook

We are proud to support the borough’s second free family-friendly variety performance, dedicated to our NHS staff and keyworkers, by Guildford Fringe Theatre which takes place on Thursday 28 May at 6.30 pm live on Facebook. Following the incredible success of Guildford Live I on 30 April, which provided one and a half hours of

2020-06-11T18:12:35+00:00May 21st, 2020|Events|0 Comments

Aspire grant helps fire-hit businesses in Effingham to open new pop-up community store

Effingham has a new community store, thanks to the support of Guildford Borough Council, Effingham Parish Council and the hard work and quick thinking of local residents and churches. A serious fire devastated several shops on The Street in Effingham last month, including the Village Supermarket and Bevans Butchers. Not only were two local family

2020-06-11T18:10:28+00:00May 21st, 2020|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Bank Holiday Best Buys – Hot Tips for a Top Weekend

Just because we are still in lockdown doesn’t mean we can’t have a bloomin’ good Bank Holiday. The sun is due to be shining and we’ve asked some of the local business community to recommend their top products to make the long weekend a little more lovely! Business: Growlers & Cans Product: Growler Recommended By:

2020-06-11T18:14:24+00:00May 20th, 2020|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Vic Quayle is raising funds for Guildford Action!

I need your help! After a neighbour raised money for the NHS Charities, I thought what can I do, but for a local charity? So, I am going to shave my beard for Guildford Action a local charity that helps the homeless and disadvantaged families in the area. Many charities are having a hard time

2020-06-11T18:18:16+00:00May 19th, 2020|Charity|0 Comments

Happy Anniversary Memories: A call for stories and photographs

On 2 June, the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre celebrates its 55th anniversary of producing and presenting fantastic theatre for the people of Guildford, and beyond. We can’t be in the theatre to celebrate at the moment, so we are asking anyone who has enjoyed a show, worked on a production or has a personal connection to

2020-06-12T07:17:51+00:00May 15th, 2020|Events|0 Comments

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Funding Success

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford is delighted to announce that it has been successful in receiving a one-off grant of £35,000 from Arts Council England to help with core costs during the current period of closure and uncertainty. The grant comes from the Arts Council England emergency response fund of £160 million, which has been

2020-06-12T10:02:52+00:00May 15th, 2020|Charity|0 Comments