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Don’t miss out on business grants – £3 million already distributed locally

Do you run a business in Guildford borough? Have you applied for funding to help you during the coronavirus? We have already distributed £3.1 million of government funding to local businesses as the coronavirus affects trade across our local economy and expect to make all remaining payments in April. A number of businesses have still

2020-06-12T10:50:03+00:00April 17th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Healthy Guildford; your local services guide to a healthy mind, body and soul during ‘lockdown’

Almost a month into ‘lockdown’ and, this may sound like an understatement, never before have we all known such a dramatic change to our lifestyles. Whilst we all try to get our heads around the restrictions of social distancing and self-isolation, our bodies (and our minds) still need to remain active to keep us fighting

2020-06-12T10:51:42+00:00April 15th, 2020|Experience Guildford|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

THE LIGHTS ARE GOING OUT (TEMPORARILY)* *Apart from one!

The Yvonne Arnaud theatre’s distinctive coloured lights and bright canopy are being turned off, until the theatre reopens. Apart from one light, known in theatre tradition as the ‘ghost light’, and necessary security lighting, the theatre will be in darkness. This comes as venues remain closed as a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, and

2020-06-12T10:54:10+00:00April 7th, 2020|Charity, Theatre|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

Call the Council for direct help

From Monday 6 April any resident who feels they need help can call the Council’s new community helpline and receive direct support. Council staff are on-hand to ensure the most vulnerable in the borough will have food and medicine and feel supported. All residents need to do is call 01483 44 44 00 or register

2020-06-12T10:56:43+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement From Caroline Reeves, Leader of Guildford Borough Council

As we move into the 'new normal' of staying home, I'd like to take the opportunity to thank our residents who are diligently following the government guidance. We remain at a critical stage in the fight to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and we all need to continue to play our part to help

2020-06-12T11:23:09+00:00April 1st, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments
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