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Free tech boost for Guildford’s homeless, as SocialBox.Biz team up with University of Surrey to recycle surplus computers

Other organisations urged to donate kit destined for the tip Guildford’s homeless and other vulnerable local people will be the beneficiaries of a new partnership between SocialBox.Biz and the University of Surrey, which will see laptops and desktops no longer of use to the University upgraded and recycled to aid a campaign to reduce digital

2021-02-24T12:43:04+00:00February 24th, 2021|Socialbox.Biz, University of Surrey|0 Comments

The 2021 Census is Coming – make sure you take part!

  The census is coming. By taking part, you can help inform decisions on services that shape your community, such as healthcare, education and transport. It’s easy to do your bit, you’ll be sent a letter with an access code, then visit the secure website and enter your access code to get started. If you can, offer help to family and

2021-02-22T11:03:35+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Five Support Grants Available for Local Businesses

New support grants are available for local businesses affected by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic - even those already receiving business rates relief. We have distributed over £7,580,000 of government grants to support over 600 local businesses through the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic since November, and over £30 million in total. For full details, visit https://www.guildford.gov.uk/article/23827/Financial-Help-for-Business-during-Covid-19. Businesses which

2021-02-19T11:22:00+00:00February 19th, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

ACM to Provide FREE Music and Game Development Lessons to the Nation

ACM is proud to launch its After School Club. A series of online digital workshops airing live every Tuesday and Thursday until the Easter Holidays. Taught by its world-class tutors who are industry professionals, ACM is excited to share its education with the Nation.   To celebrate the launch, ACM is running a competition for

2021-02-17T13:33:55+00:00February 17th, 2021|Academy of Contemporary Music|0 Comments

Guildford residents can bid for Surrey’s £100 million Fund

We’re encouraging our borough’s community groups and voluntary organisations to ‘Think Big’ in 2021 and bid for funding for new exciting and ground-breaking projects from Surrey County Council’s ‘Your Fund’ scheme.  Launched last November, the £100 million fund gives power and influence to local communities to bring to life projects which will enhance their area

2021-02-10T16:20:21+00:00February 10th, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

More Money for Borough Businesses

Businesses in Guildford who have been unable to claim other grants could be eligible for money thanks to a new grant we are launching today. Our Discretionary Covid Hardship Scheme for Business is available to businesses which have suffered lost revenue and have fixed business costs but are not eligible for grants from the Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) or Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) schemes. You can find details of

2021-02-09T09:26:53+00:00February 9th, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Guildford urged to support Revo’s ‘Shopkeeper’s Campaign’ and business rate reform

Experience Guildford, the town’s Business Improvement District (BID), is urging businesses and residents to join them in supporting Revo’s campaign to reform business rates for UK high street and town centre shopkeepers to ensure greater parity with their online counterparts. Revo is a membership organisation that supports the people and businesses involved in the diverse

2021-02-11T09:55:43+00:00February 9th, 2021|Experience Guildford|0 Comments

Spark your imagination this February with the Guildford Institute

We don’t know about you, but we’re pleased to say goodbye to January and hello to February! The spring term is well underway and we hope you have been enjoying our online courses, workshops and talks so far. We have plenty more coming up to keep you busy - take a look at our programme

2021-02-05T13:47:49+00:00February 5th, 2021|The Guildford Institute|0 Comments

Lush UK and Ireland launch new Bring It Back (deposit) scheme

Think of it as a deposit scheme, you borrow the packaging and then get your deposit back to spend on your favourite Lush products when you bring it back to your local Lush shop… As part of Lush’s mission to ‘Leave the world Lusher than we found it’, on Monday 1st February Lush UK and

2021-02-03T12:01:05+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Retail & Shops|0 Comments
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