Honorary Alderman Bernard Parke

It is with great sadness that we can confirm former Mayor and Honorary Alderman Bernard Parke passed away last night (Tuesday 26 February). Bernard was first elected to Guildford Borough Council in 1979 for Onslow Ward and served as a councillor for 12 years until 1991. He served on a number of committees, including the

2020-06-12T14:31:47+00:00February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments


What: Tunsgate Quarter 1st Birthday Tea Party When: Saturday 16th March, 11am – 3pm Where: Tunsgate Quarter, Guildford Price: Free   In celebration of its first birthday, Tunsgate Quarter, Guildford will be hosting a complimentary tea party for shoppers, including live performances, family entertainment and in-store promotions. Taking place on Saturday 16th March, Guildford shoppers

2020-06-12T14:34:14+00:00February 27th, 2019|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Next step agreed to transform and improve whole Council – Future Guildford

Last night (26 February), the Council approved the implementation stage for Future Guildford, a Council-wide approach to reorganising our whole organisation. The Executive recommended it for approval at their last meeting on 19 February. Following on from the information and their statements after last week’s Executive meeting - Future Guildford proposals to transform and improve whole

2020-06-12T14:33:30+00:00February 27th, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Council agrees budget for local investment, more savings and service improvements

Last night (26 February) the Council approved next year’s budget and other financial plans. Lead Councillor for Finance, Cllr Nigel Manning says: “Our effective financial management, planning ahead and commercial approach to investing in our own borough enables us to provide the wide range of vital services and opportunities that our residents and businesses need

2020-06-12T14:32:49+00:00February 27th, 2019|Guildford Council|0 Comments

ACM students launch new Record Label Metropolis Blue!

Students at ACM Guildford and Clapham launch their student run record label - Metropolis Blue, Monday 4th March.   Set to take place at the infamous Boileroom, Guildford with 6 student acts playing back to back showcasing the finest talent from the campus. All while fighting to land a recording deal with this new student

2020-06-12T14:37:13+00:00February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New road for Slyfield Industrial Estate to reduce traffic congestion

Works to significantly ease traffic congestion and improve waste facilities in Guildford’s largest industrial estate at Slyfield will begin later this month. The new internal road will reduce traffic in and around the estate, enable the relocation of the Council’s depot and Thames Water’s sewage works and help bring forward housing on our largest brownfield

2020-06-12T14:40:29+00:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Community and voluntary organisations get £300k funding boost from Council

Voluntary and community organisations across the borough are set to benefit from grant funding totalling almost £300,000 from Guildford Borough Council. CHIPS playscheme, Oakleaf Enterprise and Guildford Action are among those who will receive Council support for the valuable work they do within our local community. The funding was provisionally agreed at last night's Executive

2020-06-12T14:39:43+00:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Future Guildford – proposals to transform and improve whole Council

Last night (19 February), the Executive considered the next step for Future Guildford, a Council-wide approach to potentially reorganising our whole organisation. They recommended it for approval at the next Council meeting on 26 February.   Leader of the Council, Cllr Paul Spooner, says:  “Our corporate themes are innovation, place-making and community and we need

2020-06-12T14:38:47+00:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Death Show – Changing Our Views About Death

In today’s society with the uncertainty of Brexit, projected economy slumps and even the prolific messages we’re bombarded with from Social Media there is very little certainty in our lives. The one and only thing in life that we can all be certain of is that we WILL die. Whilst for many of us this

2020-06-12T14:41:07+00:00February 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Friary Guildford recruits for new Charity Partner

The Friary Guildford is now open for charity partner applications for the second-year running. If you are a charity in need of extra funding, want to raise further awareness of your charity’s cause, and feel your charity would benefit from working alongside Guildford’s largest shopping centre, then apply today to be The Friary Guildford’s 2019

2020-06-12T14:41:58+00:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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