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Aston Matthews Launches the Brunel Collection

Aston Matthews’ cast iron Brunel bath has long been a best seller. The bath is painted battleship grey and has a handsome rivet detail. Due to its popularity, the company has now launched a WC and basin to match as well as a wall mirror, light fittings and accessories with the same rivet detail –

2020-06-29T09:17:37+00:00June 25th, 2020|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Aston Matthews Re-opens

Bathroom specialist Aston Matthews is delighted to announce that its showrooms have re-opened. The London showroom on Essex Road, Islington re-opened on the 1st June and the Guildford showroom opened its doors on Monday 15th June. Both showrooms have been risk-assessed ahead of re-opening There will be strict limits on the number of people in

2020-06-19T12:46:19+00:00June 19th, 2020|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

New Procurement Strategy set to achieve over £1.2million savings annually from 2022

The Council has agreed to adopt a new procurement strategy 2020-23, to enable the Council to achieve significant savings while also procuring goods, works and services more effectively. The strategy encourages sustainable and proportionate economic growth in the borough to help provide the prosperity and employment that residents need, which includes improving our business networks.

2020-06-19T11:20:01+00:00June 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lush reopens English shops to a new shopping reality

Lush is reopening 88* shops in England on Monday 15th June, following an almost three-month closure. Scotland, Wales and Ireland opening dates are still to be confirmed. At the point of lockdown each individual Lush shop did all they could to pass their stock, especially the soap which had run out in supermarkets at that

2020-06-11T17:34:00+00:00June 11th, 2020|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

#iSupportGuildford – Collaboration to support our High Street and welcome residents back to the town centre

We are working with Experience Guildford, our Business Improvement District, to support businesses and retailers and put new safety measures in place ready to welcome residents and visitors back to the town centre next week. Current government restrictions which began in March to protect the NHS and save lives by limiting the spread Coronavirus (Covid-19)

2020-06-11T17:36:39+00:00June 10th, 2020|Guildford Council, Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Collecting COVID memories – be part of history and share your story with Guildford Museum

The global events of the past few months have affected everybody in our community. Lockdown, social distancing and home have become part of our daily lives. Guildford Museum wants to capture your memories of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic to create a record for future generations to understand how and why our lives changed in 2020.

2020-06-11T17:35:26+00:00June 10th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Council scrutinises its response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak

The decisions and plans made over the past three months as part of the Council’s response to the current pandemic were reviewed at a meeting of the Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee last week. Following the establishment of its Covid-19 Group on 3 March, Surrey County Council declaring an emergency on 19 March and the

2020-06-11T17:47:41+00:00June 9th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

More help for Guildford businesses – apply now for a discretionary grant

Has your business suffered financially due to the impact of the coronavirus? There is now help available for local businesses who did not qualify for earlier government financial support. Guildford Borough Council has launched a Discretionary Grants scheme which will offer grants of up to £25,000 - but you need to act fast. Applications are

2020-06-11T17:53:35+00:00June 5th, 2020|Guildford Council, Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Leader Statement: Please Play Your Part – Take Litter Home

Cllr Caroline Reeves, Leader of the Council says: 'Thank you to our residents who have carefully followed the government guidance, playing their part since March and stayed home to protect our NHS staff in order to save lives. Thanks to you all we are now moving into the next phase of lockdown where we are

2020-06-11T17:56:32+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments