**Update on disabled parking bays in the town centre**

Cllr Julia McShane, Lead Councillor for the Community, says: “After listening to residents’, we have now decided to remove all temporary barriers blocking disabled parking spaces on the High Street. “Earlier this year, we worked with our Business Improvement District, Experience Guildford and our own partners to ensure the town centre reopened safely. We followed

2020-10-15T14:54:37+00:00October 15th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Guildford awarded most Green Flags in Surrey

Our beautiful parks and green spaces have been awarded nine Green Flags – the most in Surrey. The Green Flag Award scheme, managed by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy under licence from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, recognises and rewards beautifully maintained spaces which have the highest possible environmental standards and provide an excellent visitor experience. The Castle Grounds are joined

2020-10-14T14:55:57+00:00October 14th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Businesses in Guildford work together to call time on High Street crime

Key members of the Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP), a group of over 200 town centre businesses supported by Surrey Police, Experience Guildford and the local authority, joined forces on Tuesday 13th October to collectively detect, deter and detain shoplifters and other individuals causing low-level anti-social behaviour on the high street. The town centre “blitz”,

2020-10-14T13:28:56+00:00October 14th, 2020|Experience Guildford|0 Comments

Celebrating 25 years of ethical gifting, Lush’s Christmas collection offers festive cheer from head to toe.

Christmas has come early this year, from best sellers, to past favourites and new delights, these festive products and gifts are the perfect winter treats for yourself or a loved one to stay safe and cosy with. To help make sure festivities are merry and bright, Lush are offering an abundance of ways for customers

2020-10-13T08:25:32+00:00October 13th, 2020|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Real Change Guildford appeals for continued resident, visitor and business support whilst highlighting success stories of the last 12-months

Saturday 10th October marks World Homeless Day, a globally supported day that aims to highlight and draw attention to those who experience homelessness, whilst encouraging support and understanding on a local level through community engagement and involvement. As a town, Guildford is committed to supporting and assisting those individuals who are homeless or at risk

Guildford Book Festival at The Yvonne Arnaud this week

The Guildford Book Festival is back for 2020, in person, on the socially distanced stage of the Yvonne Arnaud! Richard Osman opened the festival on Sunday 4 October, discussing his debut novel The Thursday Murder Club and his love of crime fiction with Lesley McCabe from BBC Radio Surrey and Sussex, and on Monday 5

2020-10-06T15:54:18+00:00October 6th, 2020|Events, Independents, Theatre|0 Comments

Celebrating Clean Air Day This Thursday

We celebrate Clean Air Day this Thursday, 8 October, with a renewed commitment to improving air quality and reducing air pollution in our beautiful borough. In collaboration with our partners at Surrey County Council, the University of Surrey, Guildford Environmental Forum, Highways England, the Environment Agency, easit network, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Surrey Environment Partnership, Surrey Wildlife

2020-10-06T15:37:55+00:00October 6th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Support Local Photo Project- Part 5

Support Local – Part 5 Meet the proudly independent people giving us good reason to stay loyal to local Experience Guildford are delighted to be supporting a collaborative project between Growlers & Cans and Blackham Images, taking a closer look at the faces in front of some of Guildford’s most loved independent businesses as well

Small Business Saturday Virtual Roadshow

Small Business Saturday launches UK’s first virtual roadshow to support small businesses Small businesses across the UK are being offered a major new package of support and mentoring, as Small Business Saturday UK launches the UK’s first online roadshow for towns and cities affected by the pandemic. Kicking off on 2nd November 2020 with daily 'virtual visits' to small businesses

Guildford LIVE #3: Silver Sunday, online entertainment for all the family

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company’s hugely successful online variety show Guildford LIVE returns for a third instalment on Sunday 4 October at 6.30pm to celebrate Silver Sunday, the national day for older people, with a fantastic evening of music and magic. We are sponsoring the event through our dedicated community programme-Aspire. The show, which will be

2020-10-02T08:06:03+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Events, Guildford Council|0 Comments
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