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£112,000 and happy second birthday to our Community Lottery

Our Community Lottery celebrates two years of helping local good causes raise money for themselves this December. Since launching in 2018, the Guildford Community Lottery has raised almost £112,000 for over 130 charities, clubs, school PTAs and other not-for-profit organisations in our borough. Cllr Julia McShane, Lead Councillor for the Community says: “I can’t believe

2020-12-10T19:41:47+00:00December 10th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Please Join our Mayoralty’s Online Christmas Concert this Sunday

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Guildford invite everyone to join them from their homes this Sunday, 13 December, for their 2020 Mayor of Guildford’s Christmas Concert. Although the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic means that we are not able to celebrate together at Holy Trinity Church, as we usually would, instead we have a special performance

2020-12-10T19:39:57+00:00December 10th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Charity Single ‘Silent Night’ Released To Raise Money For Surrey-Based Charity Guildford Action

In support of Surrey-based charity Guildford Action, raising money to support struggling individuals and families living in poverty; folk-pop songstress, and Academy of Contemporary Music alumna From Venus, today (December 9th) releases her live rendition of the synonymous Christmas carol ‘Silent Night’ as part of Big Mouth Guildford’s Big Christmas Appeal. At a time of

2020-12-10T17:30:05+00:00December 10th, 2020|Charity|0 Comments

Work to begin on Walnut Bridge to improve access to town centre for pedestrians and cyclists

Work begins on Monday 14 December on the new Walnut Bridge, which will create a wider bridge across the River Wey and a landscaped plaza to offer an improved route into the town centre for pedestrians and cyclists. The project, which links Walnut Tree Close at the train station to Bedford Plaza, will be a

2020-12-08T17:16:47+00:00December 8th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Money For Businesses – Still Available

Two government grants of up to £3000 are still available to businesses affected by November’s four-week national lockdown. Businesses are invited to apply to us for the grants as we continue to support our local economy during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Full details can be read at https://www.guildford.gov.uk/article/23827/Business-rate-payers-help. The Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) is available

2020-12-08T14:36:48+00:00December 8th, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Post Lockdown Pub Plans? Here’s What You Need to Know!

Desperate for a pint? We don’t blame you! It’s been a rough few weeks with lockdown 2.0 and we’re as excited as you are for hospitality businesses reopening. Things aren’t quite back to normal yet though and although national lockdown restrictions have been lifted, local restrictions are now in place in line with Guildford’s Tier

Experience Guildford Backs Call For ‘Special Support’ Measures For Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Businesses

Experience Guildford, the town’s Business Improvement District (BID), is calling on Government to provide increased support for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses in Guildford and across the country, as the tougher restrictions of Tiers 2 & 3 prove to be a big blow to businesses in these sectors. Representing over 500 businesses in the town

2020-12-03T14:39:40+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Experience Guildford|0 Comments

More Support For Rate-Paying Businesses

New grants of up to £3,000 are available to help local businesses which have been affected by the second national lockdown in place since Thursday 5 November. Applications for the Additional Restrictions Grants Fund are invited from rate-paying companies either in or who supply the hospitality, leisure, travel, culture, arts, holiday and tourism sectors which

2020-12-02T15:51:16+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Mi Rewards launches ‘Festive Fortnight’ 14-day giveaway

Mi Rewards, the new town centre loyalty scheme introduced by Experience Guildford, is launching a ‘Festive Fortnight’ of one-off prizes to be won in a bid to encourage consumers to eat, shop and play locally during the run-up to Christmas. Kicking off on 7th December, Mi Rewards members will have the opportunity to earn points

2020-12-02T15:57:19+00:00December 1st, 2020|Mi-Rewards Guildford|0 Comments
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