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Latest news

Keep up-to-date with all the latest news and press releases.

How do you feel about returning to Guildford town centre as our shops reopen?

Let us know how you feel about visiting Guildford town centre again as restrictions change.

Renovating and restoring over 40 hectares of North Downs

We are restoring over 40 hectares of historic farmland at Tyting Farm for residents to enjoy.

Share your history with your local Museum

Do you have any items which could help us to document life in Guildford during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic?

Good news for Guildford's food lovers

Our Farmers' Market returns to Guildford High Street on Tuesday 30 March from 10.30am - 3.30pm.

Electrical safety in privately rented homes

Fines have been introduced for landlords who do not meet electrical safety standards.

Robust plans to buy and build more affordable homes

The Right To Buy Review Executive Working Group has written their first report. Read their findings here.

Reflecting on one year since the first national lockdown

Tuesday 23 March marks one year since we were asked to stay home to stay safe and protect our NHS.

Guildford's iconic buildings to light up purple in celebration of Census 2021 

The Castle, Guildhall and Tunsgate Arch will join more than a hundred buildings and landmarks across England.

New Deputy Leader and Executive changes announced

Cllr Jan Harwood, ward Councillor for Merrow, is the new Deputy Leader of the Council.

Aspire grants help our less advantaged residents

Some of our borough's most vulnerable residents will get extra help thanks to funding of more than £40,000 from our 2021-22 Aspire Voluntary Grants.

Our HMO licences​ protect more residents

Call regulatory services on 01483 505050 if you think an HMO is not licensed or is a risk to resident's health.

First report on right-to-buy repayments to be reviewed this week

Brief for independent KPMG Report to be reviewed by Working Group this week

Temporary appointments to support Normandy Parish Council

Five of our borough Councillors have been appointed to Normandy Parish Council on a temporary basis until 6 May.

Right to Buy income reviewed by new working group

Read about the improvements the group will make to monitoring and reporting procedures.

Supporting Surrey's new Gypsy and Traveller transit site

Find out what the council is doing to help minimise the impact of Traveller encampments on residents and green spaces.

Update On Guildford Spectrum

Lead Councillor for the Environment, Cllr James Steel provides an update on Spectrum Leisure Centre:

The 2021 Census is Coming - make sure you take part

The census is a unique survey that happens every 10 years.

Guildford and Waverley Borough Councils to explore options for closer working

Executive Committees at both Guildford and Waverley have endorsed working more closely together and have agreed to explore potential options for the councils to share resources, which could potentially lead to combining services and administrative functions.

Five support grants available for local businesses

New support grants are available for local businesses affected by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic

Our progress in tackling climate change

Renewable energy, air quality action plans and better pedestrian and cycle paths are helping us to fight climate change.

Former Mayor and Councillor Jenny Jordan

It is with great sadness that we can confirm the death of former Mayor Jenny Jordan earlier this week (Tuesday 9 February).

Budget agreed with challenges ahead

The Council agreed the budget for 2021-22 and other financial plans at last night's meeting (10 February).

Guildford residents can bid for Surrey's £100 million Fund

Bid for funding for new exciting and ground-breaking projects from Surrey County Council's 'Your Fund' scheme.

Planting project at Stoughton Recreation Ground completed

Trees, shrubs and bulbs have been planted at Stoughton Recreation Ground for everyone visiting in the future to enjoy.

More money for borough businesses

Our Discretionary Covid Hardship Scheme is now available to businesses.

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.

Free Online Business Course for Guildford Residents

Brilliant business ideas can be brought to life with our free online course next month.

Proposals Submitted For Weyside Urban Village

Features include up to 1,550 homes, a local centre offering retail, healthcare and a nursery school.