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Guildford Borough Council News Room

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Help shape the borough's future by commenting on our proposed Local Plan: Development Management Policies in our consultation from 7 January to 18 February.
We will be giving nearly £390,000 to local businesses in our borough to help them recover from the economic challenges of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Last week our Planning Team, led by Tom Hunt Lead Councillor for Development Management, held an online seminar with the Parish Councils in our borough to help them understand how planning development is managed in our borough.
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Improving air quality, flooding control, responding to climate change and enhancing our beautiful public green spaces are some of the topics for our next online debate on 18 January at 6pm.
Get insights on the national economy and the local impacts of Brexit in this year's online annual business briefing on Monday 17 January, 7.30-8.30am.
The Mayor's Award for Service to the Community recognises individuals and organisations who have gone above and beyond to serve their local community.
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The Full Council agreed to publish our draft Local Plan at last night's meeting. Local people will be able to comment on it during a six week consultation starting in early January 2022.
Join our workshop next week to find out how to unlock funds with Crowdfund Guildford. Our new crowdfunding platform will help community-led ideas to make Guildford more vibrant, resilient and connected.
Council leaders at Guildford and Waverley Borough Councils have called on the Leader of the House of Parliament, to find the parliamentary time to allow provision for council meetings to be held remotely.
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Guildford's submission for city status

Find out more about Guildford's submission for city status.
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Waverley and Guildford Borough Councils have completed the first phase of their move to partnership working by appointing Waverley's current Chief Executive, Tom Horwood, as Joint Chief Executive of both councils, replacing the need for two separate chief executives.
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