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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

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

Support Local Photo Project – Part 3

Support Local – Part 3 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. Across the

Support Local Photo Project – Part 2

Support Local – Part 2 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.  The walls

New Procurement Strategy set to achieve over £1.2million savings annually from 2022

The Council has agreed to adopt a new procurement strategy 2020-23, to enable the Council to achieve significant savings while also procuring goods, works and services more effectively. The strategy encourages sustainable and proportionate economic growth in the borough to help provide the prosperity and employment that residents need, which includes improving our business networks.

2020-06-19T11:20:01+00:00June 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guildford in Bloom 2020 goes digital

Our borough’s favourite gardening competition Guildford in Bloom (#GiB2020) will take place for the 39th time this year, but with an innovative twist: we’ve gone online!   With everyone diligently following guidance to stay at home in order to stay safe, protect our NHS and save lives, we have found a way for us all

2020-06-12T10:30:16+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The University of Surrey’s rising impact on global community recognised!

The University of Surrey has risen 41 places to be ranked 59th in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings, a global ranking of universities based on their contributions to society and communities. Commencing in 2019, this THE global ranking assesses performance against a range of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite more competition

2020-06-12T10:26:56+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A-Plan launches COVID-19 Community Heroes campaign

A-Plan Insurance has launched a local initiative to help celebrate the unsung heroes of our communities. From takeaways delivering curries to their local NHS staff, community volunteer groups helping people in isolation, individuals using their 3D printers to make PPE masks and beauty therapists donating their supply of masks and aprons to local hospitals, the

2020-06-12T10:25:49+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

University of Surrey manufacturing PPE to help NHS Covid-19 fight

The University of Surrey is producing personal protective equipment (PPE) for its local NHS hospital to help in the battle against Covid-19.   In March, a team from Surrey’s Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences responded to a call to build 25 prototype visors and these were delivered to the Royal Surrey County Hospital for

2020-06-12T11:22:15+00:00April 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACM launches two brand-new Scholarships

The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) is extremely proud to announce the addition of two brand-new Scholarships to its annual Scholarship programme, which is now worth over £150,000. Sylvia Massy and Eighth Day Scholarships now sit alongside those from The Freddie Mercury Foundation, Skunk Anansie, The Ivors Academy and The Lowde Music Trust.   ACM

2020-06-12T10:52:47+00:00April 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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