Safer taxi travel in Guildford

Passengers of taxis and private hire vehicles travelling in Guildford will now be safer after we updated our licensing policy to improve standards and make services more efficient.   All drivers will need to sign up to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to be checked every six months, all licensed taxis will be fitted with CCTV equipment and there will be improved staff training and vetting for private hire operators, following new rules set by the Department for Transport.  

2021-04-14T10:51:36+00:00April 14th, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

Shopmobility reopens on Wednesday 14th April

Shopmobility reopens on Wednesday 14th April 2021 at 10.00am with equipment return by 4.30pm. We will be open 3 days a week in April on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. What is Shopmobility? Shopmobility is a service run by Age UK Surrey and supported by Guildford Borough Council. Shopmobility provides a selection of manual and powered

2021-04-13T09:56:02+00:00April 13th, 2021|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Shops, Hospitality Venues and Leisure Centres Reopen

We have been working hard to support our businesses to be ready to welcome residents and visitors as government restrictions ease today. Non-essential shops, hospitality businesses which can offer outdoor service and indoor leisure venues have opened for the first time in over three months. This includes our Spectrum Leisure Centre and Ash Manor Sports Centre. Our outdoor Lido already re-opened on Monday 29 March. Managing Director of

2021-04-12T14:13:32+00:00April 12th, 2021|Guildford Council|0 Comments

The Friary Guildford encourages community to shop local and support local businesses as lockdown restrictions ease

08 April 2021 - With the imminent reopening of non-essential retail, The Friary Guildford has worked hard to ensure visitors and staff feel safe ahead of their much anticipated and welcomed return to the centre.   The majority of stores at The Friary Guildford which were deemed non-essential during the last Covid-19 lockdown will re-open

2021-04-12T09:06:46+00:00April 12th, 2021|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

New Social Enterprise Café to open in Guildford town centre

On Mon 12th April, Guildford will welcome a new and innovative addition to its growing independent coffee scene. The Hideaway is a brand new social enterprise café, serving loose leaf tea, expertly brewed coffee and delicious sweet and savoury offerings in a unique walled garden setting, right in the heart of Guildford town centre. The

2021-04-12T10:01:43+00:00April 11th, 2021|Charity, Community, Drink, Food|3 Comments

The Boileroom announces a brand new space in central Guildford

We’re really pleased to announce we’re in the final stages of confirming a brand new space in central Guildford; which will house approximately 20 studio spaces for artists and creatives launching this Summer 2021. If you're interested and would like to be put on our waiting list, please fill out this form by clicking here 

2021-04-09T15:29:23+00:00April 9th, 2021|Independents|0 Comments

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre announces Summer 2021 Season including own production of The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre today announces that it will reopen on June with Siobhan Basset’s The Hound of the Baskervilles (3 to 12 June). The theatre is delighted to present this new comedy by Sara Crowe, directed by Joanna Read and designed by Neil Irish.   ‘Lovingly crafted during lockdown in her spare bedroom in Teddington, Siobhan Basset

2021-04-08T12:56:57+00:00April 8th, 2021|Independents, Theatre|0 Comments

Lush reopens in England and Wales

Alongside new product launches and a new plastic packaging returns scheme, all shops will reopen with fresh handmade stock that is only days old. Lush is not only looking forward to welcoming their customers back, but also welcoming their plastic packaging back! As part of Lush’s mission to ‘Leave the world Lusher than we found

2021-04-09T09:39:04+00:00April 8th, 2021|Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Two award winning Surrey commercial agents merge to become Owen Isherwood

Owen Isherwood has announced their new name after Guildford based Owen Shipp Commercial merges with Wadham and Isherwood to become one of the largest independent commercial agencies covering Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire.   Surrey commercial property agents Owen Shipp and Wadham & Isherwood have merged to become Owen Isherwood bringing together two of Surrey's

2021-04-08T09:00:54+00:00April 8th, 2021|Completely Retail, OwenIsherwood|0 Comments

SocialBox.Biz University of Surrey Announces Long-Term Sustainable Participation in Laptops for Homeless Initiative

The team at SocialBox.Biz is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the University of Surrey. This partnership means that the University of Surrey is onboard to participate in the Laptops for Homeless Initiative for the long term. Through the partnership, Guildford’s homeless and other vulnerable populations will receive tech such as laptops and desktops

2021-04-07T13:10:08+00:00April 7th, 2021|Socialbox.Biz|0 Comments
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