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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

Win an M&S Bennet Bunny by taking part in the Easter Colouring Competition!

Experience Guildford have buddied up with the team at Marks & Spencer Guildford to run an egg-citing Easter Colouring Competition! CLICK HERE to download the template, print it off and get colouring to be in with a chance to win a yummy M&S Bennet Bunny. Once you’ve finished ask a grownup to upload a photo of

2020-06-12T10:55:41+00:00April 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Front-line NHS heroes given access to University facilities to aid fight against Covid-19

The University of Surrey is making its office space available to critical front-line NHS staff from the Royal Surrey County Hospital (RSCH). The University has installed network lines in their Leggett Building, giving it a direct connection with the neighbouring hospital. This will allow staff to relocate from their offices, which are currently in high-risk

2020-06-12T11:24:29+00:00March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Updates from Guildford Businesses – COVID-19

We are committed to doing our best to help businesses and the local community. We will be posting here a list of all the Guildford BID businesses (and any others we hear of) that are offering home deliveries or other services specifically aimed at getting us all through this difficult period. We will update this

2020-06-12T11:30:50+00:00March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments