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Council considers next steps after Secretary of State decision

The Secretary of State earlier this week rejected the Council’s application to reprovide Bellfields Road allotment holders with new facilities at North Moors and Aldershot Road allotments. The allotments were a key element of the Weyside Urban Village project, which has been planned for over 18 years and formed a crucial part of the Council’s

2020-09-01T08:53:00+00:00August 28th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Relocation of Woking Road Depot to free up brownfield land for housing development

The Executive has approved plans to relocate the Woking Road Depot to create space for housing development, business, community and retail as part of the Weyside Urban Village. The Weyside Urban Village (formally known as the Slyfield Area Regeneration Project) is a major 41-hectare brownfield regeneration scheme that will deliver 1,500 energy efficient homes as

2020-08-26T13:36:24+00:00August 26th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Guildford Castle and Grounds amongst best UK attraction by Trip Advisor

Guildford Castle and grounds have received the 2020 Trip Advisor Travelers Choice award for 2020, placing the attraction among the best in the UK. The Travellers' Choice ‘Best of the Best’ is awarded across six different categories, ranging from hotels to restaurants and attractions. It is based on reviews and ratings made online and shared

2020-08-26T13:06:16+00:00August 26th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Guildford’s Antiques & Brocante Street Market returns to the High Street on Sunday 13 September from 9.30am – 4.00pm.

ACVR events, who specialise primarily in open-air markets in historic locations bringing vibrant, interesting and affordable items to Town Centres, are delighted to again be working with Guildford Borough Council for 2020. Following the successful launch in September 2019, Guildford Borough Council has been very  supportive in developing the market into a must-visit venue as

2020-08-26T11:01:29+00:00August 26th, 2020|Events|0 Comments

Climate Change Board To Focus On Creating Greener Borough

Our commitment to tackling Climate Change and making our borough greener will now be given even greater prominence with the creation of a dedicated Climate Change Board. The Board was previously part of the Climate Change and Innovation Board (CCIB) but will now focus solely on the Council’s response to the Climate Change emergency declared

2020-08-26T10:53:24+00:00August 26th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Open- Air theatre returns to Guildford

27 – 31 AUGUST 2020: The award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company (GSC) are set to return to the town centre this Bank Holiday Weekend with a special outdoor theatre event. Across the August Bank Holiday Weekend, GSC will be returning to the open air with a brand-new theatre production for live audiences.  Entitled THY ETERNAL SUMMER,

2020-08-24T11:36:06+00:00August 24th, 2020|Events, Guildford Council|0 Comments

Support Local Photo Project – Part 2

Support Local – Part 2 Meet the proudly independent people giving us good reason to stay loyal to local Experience Guildford are delighted to be supporting a collaborative project between Growlers & Cans and Blackham Images, taking a closer look at the faces in front of some of Guildford’s most loved independent businesses.  The walls

Taxi driver has licence revoked – Crown Court dismisses appeal

A hackney carriage driver has had their appeal against the Council’s decision to revoke their driver’s licence dismissed by Guildford Crown Court. The Council revoked the driver’s licence in July 2019 for a number of reasons, including having a poor record of vehicle maintenance by failing to ensure it was roadworthy and safe for customers,

2020-08-21T08:13:22+00:00August 21st, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Guildford Book Festival 2020

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is pleased to announce that it will host this year’s Guildford Book Festival from Sunday 4 to Saturday 10 October. Now in its 31st year, Guildford Book Festival is recognised as the premier literary event in the South East, and brings leading writers to the town to inspire, inform and entertain.

2020-08-20T15:13:50+00:00August 20th, 2020|Events, Independents|0 Comments

Surrey’s District and Borough Council Leaders launch work to transform Local Government across the County

The Leaders of Surrey’s 11 district and borough councils today launch their ‘Putting Residents First’ campaign to transform local government in the county and bring decision making and services close to communities. Work has started on proposals for a modern approach to local government, to be shared with central Government as part of the debate

2020-08-20T08:49:49+00:00August 20th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments
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