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Council agrees strategic plan for working towards net zero carbon

A new high-level action plan has been agreed by the Executive which will help the Council continue to work towards achieving net-zero carbon by 2030.  The new framework will allow the Council to develop a series of projects that aim to reduce carbon emissions through the Council’s operational services and across the borough. This will

Eat Out to Help Out in Guildford this August

Launching on 3rd August 2020, the new Government ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme aims to serve a lifeline to the UK’s hospitality sector as it emerges from lockdown. Designed to encourage customers back into restaurants, bars and cafes, the campaign aims to boost consumer confidence to kickstart the economy. Announced by Chancellor Rishi

Join us for a Virtual Charity Quiz on Thursday 30th July

Guildford-on-Sea Online - Virtual Quiz Thursday 30th July, 7.00pm Beach Brains Assemble!   As we have had to cancel our annual Guildford-on-Sea event, we will be running a number of online activities in its place.   Instead of our usual charity volleyball match, this year we will be running a SUMMER HOLIDAY themed virtual quiz, hosted

Guildford-on-Sea goes online on Thursday 30th July 2020

Guildford-on-Sea Reimagined  Enjoy the ultimate seaside ‘staycation’ without even leaving the comfort of your home or garden, as Guildford-on-Sea goes online on Thursday 30th July 2020. One of Guildford’s top-ranking summer attractions, the family-friendly urban beach is to return this year, but due to Covid-19 restrictions, will be offering a virtual day at the seaside

Act now to have your say in 2021

Residents across the borough have started to receive voter registration forms via letter, email and text message as part of our annual canvass. It is important that everyone checks their details are correct to avoid losing the chance to vote in the next elections. With Police and Crime Commissioner Elections, County Council and potentially Parish

Town centre strategy to revive Guildford

A robust plan to revive Guildford town centre and restore it as the flourishing and vibrant jewel in the borough’s crown was unanimously agreed by councillors at a meeting of the Executive last night. Economic growth and regeneration sit at the heart of the initiative to invigorate our county town which includes a proactive masterplan delivered by

New guidance to ensure high-quality, sustainable development in Guildford Borough

Sustainable and high-quality development that responds to the surrounding landscape, enhances biodiversity and creates vibrant, successful new communities are at the heart of new guidance adopted last night at a meeting of the Executive. This detailed guidance is called the Strategic Development Framework (SDF) Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). This guidance is specifically for the five

Yvonne Arnaud Pantomime Announcement

We are devastated to announce that we will not be producing our much loved, traditional pantomime this year. This has been one of the hardest decisions we’ve had to make during this crisis, as we love panto as much as the thousands of audience members who come each year. However, we have to face the

Guildford Lido 2020 Update

Lead Councillor for the Environment, Cllr James Steel provides an update on Guildford Lido: ‘We are sorry to confirm that although the government now allows outdoor pools to open, we are unable to open Guildford Lido this summer. Please rest assured we haven’t taken this decision lightly. We completely understand how disappointing this news will

Over £1million Additional Grant Funding Issued To Local Businesses

Grants totalling £1.111 million have been made to 95 local business and charities as we continue to help our local economy recover from the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The Discretionary Grants Scheme has provided extra funding in addition to the government’s Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund, which has to date

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