ACM and Jamie’s Italian support local up and coming talent with the launch of Acoustic Thursdays

ACM is incredibly proud to work with Jamie’s Italian, Guildford, to put on the first ever live music event at the restaurant. Headed up by ACM student Jake Melles, every week will see Jake host an evening of acoustic music with two new guest artists featured each Thursday from 7pm. With a mix of original and

2020-06-12T14:31:02+00:00January 31st, 2019|Events|0 Comments

New Pedestrian and Cycle Route opens

Guildford’s newest pedestrian and cycle path opened this week as part of an initiative to make it easier and safer to travel in this area of the borough. Landscaping and further enhancements will follow in the Spring. The path, to the south of Bannister’s Field, is approximately 3m wide and forms part of the first

2020-06-12T14:29:44+00:00January 31st, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments


A new collection of limited edition prints, celebrating the life of late Marvel legend, Stan Lee (1922-2018), will be released at a Guildford gallery this week. The Marvel Superheroes collection has been created in collaboration with Marvel’s fine art publisher, Choice Fine Art, and will be unveiled at Castle Fine Art on High Street, as

2020-06-12T14:33:10+00:00January 25th, 2019|Events, Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Parking in Guildford made easier

Residents, those working in the town and visitors will benefit from improvements to Guildford's car parks and the Council’s commitment to reduce town centre congestion following a decision by the Executive last night (Tuesday 22 January). Improvements include: • Increasing multi-payment (notes, cards, coins) options including more contactless pay-on-foot machines in town centre car parks

2020-06-12T14:36:17+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

More affordable social housing to help meet local need

Providing and building a mix of homes to buy and rent at affordable prices to meet the different needs of our communities is a key priority for Guildford Borough Council. At last night’s Executive (22 January) continued investment in increasing our affordable housing stock was approved, subject to the further approval of the full Council

2020-06-12T14:35:19+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Savings, investment and service changes to address major funding challenges

Last night (22 January), the Executive considered the latest outline budget for 2020-2021, which also helps with the Council’s medium-term plans up to 2023.   Cllr Nigel Manning, Lead Councillor for Finance and Asset Management, explains: “Even with our focused savings, coupled with investment and effective management, our funding situation is set to get even

2020-06-12T14:34:00+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Above and beyond: Who makes a real difference in your community? Nominations invited for Mayor’s award

Do you know anyone in your community who goes out of their way to improve the lives of others? Mayor of Guildford, Cllr Mike Parsons, explains: “We are asking people to nominate good deeds, community spirit and the exceptional work to help others that goes on in their community.” The Mayor's Award for Service to

2020-06-12T14:39:34+00:00January 21st, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Have your say on polling places in Guildford

Is your nearest polling station easily accessible? The Council is reviewing its polling districts and stations and wants local residents to give their views. We would like to know what you think about all aspects of polling, including current sites, recommendations for new locations and opinions on existing sites. Suggestions and feedback for alternative polling

2020-06-12T14:38:21+00:00January 21st, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Independent Venue Week 2019 at The Boileroom

Monday 28th January - Sunday 3rd Feb 2019 - The Boileroom, Stoke Fields IVW is a 7-day celebration of small music venues around the country and a nod to the people that own, run and work in them, week in, week out. These venues are the backbone of the live music scene in their country

2020-06-12T14:40:21+00:00January 17th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

Town Centre transformation – latest update on North Street from Guildford Borough Council

We continue our work with M&G Real Estate to redevelop the North Street site and provide much-needed homes, along with appropriate retail and leisure opportunities.   Cllr Geoff Davis, Special Advisor to the Leader of the Council, says: “As the special advisor to the Leader of the Council, I have been working alongside him to

2020-06-12T14:42:07+00:00January 14th, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments
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