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More Support For Rate-Paying Businesses

New grants of up to £3,000 are available to help local businesses which have been affected by the second national lockdown in place since Thursday 5 November. Applications for the Additional Restrictions Grants Fund are invited from rate-paying companies either in or who supply the hospitality, leisure, travel, culture, arts, holiday and tourism sectors which

2020-12-02T15:51:16+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Small Business Tour Comes To Town

Guildford’s brilliant independent businesses will be celebrated in the Small Business virtual tour on Monday 30 November, as we continue to support our local economy through the Coronavirus pandemic. The online tour - actually called Small Business Saturday, although it lasts five weeks - zooms into Guildford to offer support and mentoring for small businesses

2020-11-27T10:04:10+00:00November 27th, 2020|Guildford Council|1 Comment

Park For Less This Christmas

Residents, shoppers and those working in the town centre will be able to park their cars for less over the Christmas and New Year period as part of an initiative to encourage everyone to stay longer when visiting the town. Subject to government restrictions on the re-opening of shops and hospitality venues, reduced flat-rate prices

2020-11-26T09:21:09+00:00November 26th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Supporter of the Guildford Lottery wins national prize

A local player of our Community Lottery won a national prize for a Family Forest Staycation when he bought tickets to support Guildford’s radio station Kane FM in the Autumn prize draw. We set up the Lottery to help good causes such as local charities, clubs, voluntary groups and school and pre-school PTAs  by connecting

2020-11-23T15:01:36+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Bringing some Christmas Sparkle to your Door!

While we were sadly unable to hold our traditional community Christmas Lights event this week, we are delighted to celebrate the switch-on and the countdown to the holidays with a special video dedicated to our wonderful borough.   The video released on social media features Father Christmas himself, Council Leaders, Guildford MP Angela Richardson, Experience

2020-11-20T09:26:26+00:00November 19th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Grant Applications Open For Businesses Closed During Lockdown

Grants of up to £3,000 are available to help local businesses which have had to close during the four-week national lockdown, as we continue to support our local economy during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The government’s Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) is available to rate-paying businesses which were trading as normal before Thursday 5 November,

2020-11-18T10:07:18+00:00November 18th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Reducing anti-social behaviour and crime in Guildford Town Centre

Residents, visitors and those who work in the town will be able to enjoy Guildford more safely following an extension to our Guildford Town Centre Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).   The extended PSPO prohibits people drinking alcohol in specific public areas in the town centre and allows the Council and Surrey Police to target

2020-11-13T16:01:06+00:00November 13th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Games Festival Goes Global This Weekend

Guildford Games Festival returns this weekend, Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November, as the ‘Hollywood of Video Games’ takes its line-up of legendary developers and titles to a global audience. Sponsored by us and Enterprise M3 LEP, and supported by the UK’s games industry trade body Ukie and age ratings advisory body AskAboutGames, the Festival

2020-11-11T15:31:19+00:00November 11th, 2020|Events, Guildford Council|0 Comments

Guildford Remembers – Online

We thank everybody who watched our live ceremony, broadcast on our Facebook page on Sunday morning to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. The broadcast from our castle grounds reached over 2200 people, and can still be watched at www.facebook.com/GuildfordBC. It was led by Revd Canon Robert Cotton, Rector of Holy Trinity St Mary's Church, with wreaths laid

2020-11-09T14:13:27+00:00November 9th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Watch Our Service Of Remembrance Live On Facebook

Our Service of Remembrance, this Sunday at 11am, will be broadcast live on our Facebook page to allow all residents to commemorate with us. The private ceremony, held in our castle grounds, will follow government guidelines to keep all participants and residents safe, but we invite everybody to join us online to honour those who

2020-11-05T16:07:09+00:00November 5th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments
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