Guildford Rocks: Celebrating our first birthday differently

Guildford, Surrey – October 2020    20,000 families have visited the site in its first year. Over 2,000 followers on social media are kept up to date with the latest activities and events in Guildford. 400 events, activities or groups have featured on the website since October 2019.   Guildford Rocks is celebrating its first

2020-09-24T11:00:59+00:00September 24th, 2020|Events|0 Comments

Experience Guildford launches new loyalty platform, Mi Rewards

Experience Guildford, the town’s Business Improvement District, is rolling out a new loyalty scheme, Mi Rewards, designed to encourage consumers to eat, shop and play locally. Launching on 1st October, Mi Rewards offers individuals the chance to claim points and win vouchers from local retailers, restaurants and leisure businesses whenever they spend at any of

2020-09-23T15:14:38+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Experience Guildford|0 Comments

New guidance to ensure low carbon, sustainable development in Guildford borough

New housing developments in the borough will have lower carbon emissions, be more sustainable and better able to meet the challenge of climate change after new guidance was adopted at a meeting of the Executive last night. This detailed guidance is called the Climate Change, Sustainable Design, Construction and Energy Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). This

2020-09-23T09:32:31+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improved pedestrian and cyclist paths providing safer, greener travel in Guildford

Residents, students and those on their way to work travelling from other areas of Guildford to the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Surrey Research Park and Surrey Sports Park can now enjoy a smoother, safer journey thanks to the completion of the next phase of improvements we have made working with Surrey County Council and Highways

2020-09-23T09:30:26+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Lush launch a corporate gifting service in shops

#LUSHCHRISTMAS With the recent announcement of many British employers pledging to improve the standards of mental wellbeing among the workforce, it’s more important than ever to prioritise self-care. This festive season, Lush will be offering a corporate gifting service to enable businesses to treat clients and employees to a much needed pamper this Christmas. When you buy

2020-09-23T09:02:34+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

‘No Change’ for Surrey students’ international award-winning film

Two final-year students from the Department of Music and Media have won an international Screen Power Film Festival award, just months after graduating. Written by Zak Jacques and George Kroon, and directed by Zak, the powerful film No Change won the Best Student Short Film monthly award, competing against a further 54 student productions. The film is an unflinching account of

New flood defences for Guildford town centre to be considered

New flood defences for Guildford Town Centre will be discussed as part of the Council’s review of Guildford Flood Alleviation Scheme proposals. The Environment Agency (EA) recently carried out a study on behalf of GFAS – a partnership between the EA, the Council, Surrey County Council (SCC), National Trust and Thames Water – and this

2020-09-21T14:39:49+00:00September 21st, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

University of Surrey links up with local business communities to offer a safe welcome to students

After a difficult and damaging period for Surrey businesses hit hard by the Covid-19 slump in business, the University of Surrey has teamed up with the local business community and Guildford Borough Council to ensure students are welcomed back safely to Guildford.   In a collaborative venture, Experience Guildford, the University of Surrey and the

Support Local Project – Part 4

Support Local – Part 4 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 as well

Aston Matthews bath painted colour of the year

Dulux has named Brave Ground as its colour of the year for 2021. This reassuring, earthy tone works well on a bath too, especially when combined with natural wood sleepers. The Verona cast iron bath, £1,668 from Aston Matthews, measures 1540mm x 785mm and sits on natural wood sleepers. The bath is supplied with a

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