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Lovelace Neighbourhood Plan referendum proposed

Eligible voters in the Lovelace ward will be able to have their say about the Lovelace Neighbourhood Plan in a future referendum, following the examination of the plan and the Council’s decision to accept the examiner’s recommendations. Local polls are currently suspended until May 2021 due to the Covid-19 outbreak. There will be a further announcement

Guildford welcomes residents back for eating and drinking

Tomorrow pubs, bars and restaurants in Guildford will be ready to welcome visitors back for the first time since the country lockdown in March to limit the spread of Coronavirus (Covid 19). As part of the restrictions, venues will reopen with new measures in place to keep visitors and staff safe.  The measures will vary depending

Playgrounds And Outdoor Gyms Open On Saturday

Children's lives can begin to return to normal on Saturday as the lifting of restrictions allows all 66 playgrounds in the borough to re-open. Families are asked to ‘Play Safe’ and follow the Council’s guidelines based on the government’s Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance. Each area has signs explaining the special ‘Play Safe’ guidelines. Made by our creative Parks Team, the acrostic is

Strong message to those who toss litter in Guildford

Despite polite requests and many reminders littering in Guildford remains a growing problem. Today the Council launches a blunt anti-littering campaign with a strong message appealing for people to 'take litter home'. Keep Britain Tidy, City of York Council and Bath & North East Somerset Council have all recently adopted a similar approach to discourage the tossing of rubbish.

New Opening Hours For Council’s Community Helpline

The Community Helpline set-up by Guildford Borough Council to help residents in need of support during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic will change its opening hours from Monday 6 July. The Helpline (01483 444400) has made over 21,000 calls since its launch on 6 April, to assist vulnerable residents with food parcels, prescriptions and other support,

Support Guildford’s independent businesses this #SuperSaturday to mark Independents’ Day

As Guildford consumers wake up to a new dawn following the controlled relaxation of COVID-19 lockdown measures, #SuperSaturday, which marks the start of UK hospitality and other businesses re-opening, also falls on Independents’ Day UK. Independents’ Day UK (July 4th) is a key annual campaign that exists to support and promote the country’s many independent

Book your tropical escape now – Turtle Bay Guildford is reopening its doors on 4th July!

Caribbean restaurant and bar, Turtle Bay, are welcoming guests back to 26 of their 42 restaurants including Guildford on the 4th July in the first phase of their reopening plan. Bookings are open for brunch, lunch, dinner or drinks, both at the restaurants and on their ‘beachfronts’ – Turtle Bay’s outdoor dining and drinking terraces. With

Arts based organisation GEEYOU collaborates with Experience Guildford to create We Are Guildford a specially commissioned post-lockdown project to promote Guildford Town Centre

We are delighted to introduce to you We Are Guildford; a specially written poem reflecting on Guildford Town Centre’s time in lockdown during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Written by Nick White, Director of local Arts organisation GEEYOU, We Are Guildford explores how Guildford’s community spirit has held strong during lockdown and is a rousing call to

Pubs and Restaurants in Guildford are Reopening

Hospitality Reopening from 4th July What to Expect Hospitality venues have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure 4th July goes as smoothly as possible. Whilst we know not everyone will be rushing out to return to pubs and restaurants just yet, if you are planning to head in to town for dinner

Retail, Hospitality & Leisure: Government, it’s time to #RaiseTheBar

Experience Guildford, the town’s Business Improvement District (BID), is backing a national campaign supported by the country’s BIDs, industry leaders and political figures to urge the Government to offer extra support to those businesses most affected by the impact of COVID-19. The #RaiseTheBar campaign asks Central Government to expand the rateable value threshold of all

2020-06-12T10:21:43+00:00April 24th, 2020|Experience Guildford|0 Comments