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Update on the borough’s leisure facilities

Lead Councillor for the Environment, Cllr James Steel provides an update on the borough’s leisure facilities: “We are sorry to confirm that although the government now allows outdoor pools to open we are unable to open our paddling pool at Stoke Park this summer. We know how much you love our borough’s popular free attraction

Guildford refreshed town centre museum opens soon

Guildford Museum is looking forward to welcoming visitors back after being closed for the past twelve months for essential repairs providing another free attraction to visit in our historic town centre. The museum opens with a temporary exhibition ‘Commemoration and Celebration’ to commemorate Guildford’s experience of Victory in Europe Day marking the 75th anniversary since

Pinocchio Gets Wood – The Online Adult Panto brought to you by Guildford Fringe

After 7 years of producing Guildfords Adult Panto’s to critical acclaim you now have the chance to watch one from the comfort of your own homes! Fans of Guildford Fringe’s winter adult pantomime won’t need to wait that long for their comedy fix as a brand-new show, Pinocchio Gets Wood the Online Adult Panto, will entertain audiences

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New coloured ceramic basins from Aston Matthews

The Astonian Dune countertop basin, new from Aston Matthews, measures 40cm in diameter. The basin has a pleasingly tactile matt finish and is available in a variety of subtle shades including ice blue, dove grey and chalk. All with matching waste cover. Astonian Dune countertop basin £533.76 from Aston Matthews  Stockist: Aston Matthews Tel: 020

More Parking Permits and Electrical Vehicle Charging Points for Town Centre

Town Centre residents will have their car parking spaces reserved seven days a week as part of changes to the town's Parking Zones to be implemented after the end of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The Guildford Joint Committee – a collaboration between Guildford Borough and Surrey County Councillors – agreed to the proposals made in

Hear more about our plans for Weyside Urban Village: 1,500 homes to be built on brownfield land

We have four online public exhibitions in July and August which anyone can attend to find out more about our proposed riverside development in Guildford. The 41-hectare Weyside Urban Village project, which will deliver approximately 1,500 homes on brownfield land, is an ambitious plan to create a green and thriving community alongside the River Wey.

Lovelace Neighbourhood Plan referendum proposed

Eligible voters in the Lovelace ward will be able to have their say about the Lovelace Neighbourhood Plan in a future referendum, following the examination of the plan and the Council’s decision to accept the examiner’s recommendations. Local polls are currently suspended until May 2021 due to the Covid-19 outbreak. There will be a further announcement

Guildford welcomes residents back for eating and drinking

Tomorrow pubs, bars and restaurants in Guildford will be ready to welcome visitors back for the first time since the country lockdown in March to limit the spread of Coronavirus (Covid 19). As part of the restrictions, venues will reopen with new measures in place to keep visitors and staff safe.  The measures will vary depending

Playgrounds And Outdoor Gyms Open On Saturday

Children's lives can begin to return to normal on Saturday as the lifting of restrictions allows all 66 playgrounds in the borough to re-open. Families are asked to ‘Play Safe’ and follow the Council’s guidelines based on the government’s Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance. Each area has signs explaining the special ‘Play Safe’ guidelines. Made by our creative Parks Team, the acrostic is

Strong message to those who toss litter in Guildford

Despite polite requests and many reminders littering in Guildford remains a growing problem. Today the Council launches a blunt anti-littering campaign with a strong message appealing for people to 'take litter home'. Keep Britain Tidy, City of York Council and Bath & North East Somerset Council have all recently adopted a similar approach to discourage the tossing of rubbish.

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