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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

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

Walnut Bridge work moves to next phase

  Our work to provide a new wider, safer bridge across the River Wey from Walnut Tree Close to Bedford Plaza takes a step forward this week. In order to start building the foundations of the new bridge, we will be closing off a small part of the towpath which will mean that pedestrians and cyclists need to take a short diversion. The existing bridge will remain open.

2021-02-02T16:20:06+00:00February 2nd, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Free Online Business Course for Guildford Residents

Brilliant business ideas can be brought to life with our free online course next month.    The 10-day course, in collaboration with the PopUp Business School, runs from Monday 22 February to Friday 5 March to give residents a new way of thinking and practical ideas to make your business idea a reality.    The course will

2021-02-01T15:51:55+00:00February 1st, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

More Support for our Borough Businesses

Local businesses which received support grants for Lockdown 2 in November 2020 will be automatically contacted by us with details of further grants to cover January’s Lockdown 3. The grants are available to businesses which have had to close due to government restrictions or whose supply chain is affected by businesses which have had to close. However, a

2021-01-27T14:58:48+00:00January 27th, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Redeveloped Crematorium celebrated at Guildford Society’s 2020 Design Awards Ceremony

Our redeveloped Guildford Crematorium was celebrated last night (21 January) at the Guildford Society’s 2020 Design Awards’ virtual ceremony.  The Crematorium won two awards, in the New Public Building and Public Art/Public Realm categories. The judges praised the Haverstock-designed replacement of the original 1965 building and the landscaping by Plincke Landscape Architects.  Lead Councillor for the Environment, Cllr James Steel says:  “It’s great to see the designs for the Guildford

2021-01-22T15:05:39+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Mayor’s Award To Honour Coronavirus Community Action

The 2021 Mayor’s Award for Service to the Community will honour local residents and groups who have helped the Borough of Guildford during this unprecedented year. Nominations are now open to recognise the contribution of people who have gone out of their way to improve the lives of others, foster good relationships and encourage positive

2021-01-18T14:45:30+00:00January 18th, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Asking Young People To Share Stories Of Life In Lockdown

Young people and their parents and carers can share their experiences of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and get advice on the future at our online Community Engagement event on Thursday 14 January at 6pm. The event, led by the Guildford Joint Committee, a collaboration between Guildford Borough and Surrey County Councillors, will be broadcast live on the

2021-01-13T16:06:08+00:00January 13th, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments
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