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Guildford’s quilt – you stories stitched into history

Guildford’s Quilt - Your Stories Stitched into History Explore a record of Guildford’s experience of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in patchwork, starting Saturday 23 October at Guildford Museum. Created by Guildford residents, the Guildford Quilt is made up of more than 30 patches, which have been embroidered, printed or drawn. Both children and adults contributed records of their memories and experiences of the pandemic in images

2021-10-19T15:30:35+00:00October 19th, 2021|Community|0 Comments

Crowdfund Guildford to bring community ideas to life

GBC are helping Guildford residents to create and fund community projects by launching an exciting new crowdfunding initiative. Working in partnership with Spacehive, Crowdfund Guildford will help community-led ideas that will make Guildford more vibrant, resilient and connected. We will also provide up to £100,000 to help fund projects over the next two years. Up to £5,000 is available to

2021-10-11T15:11:39+00:00October 11th, 2021|Community, Guildford Council|0 Comments

Bike Project Surrey Urgently In Need Of New Premises

Bike Project Surrey are looking for a new home to continue to supply affordable bikes and employment opportunities to residents in our borough and beyond.   The project has been based at our Woking Road Depot since 2012 and needs to find new premises from August 2022. Any businesses, organisations or individuals who may be able to help provide space for

2021-10-04T09:45:16+00:00October 1st, 2021|Charity, Community, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Age UK Surrey and Guildford Borough Council celebrate over 25 years of Shopmobility in Guildford

Age UK Surrey and Guildford Borough Council celebrate over 25 years of Shopmobility in Guildford “I would simply not be able to visit Guildford for shopping or other leisure activities such as having a picnic down by the riverbank if it were not for Shopmobility”.  Anil – Shopmobility client. We are celebrating over 25 years

2021-09-06T15:27:57+00:00September 6th, 2021|Age UK Surrey, Community|0 Comments

Support a local cause this International Charity Day

Support a local cause this International Charity Day     Our Guildford Community Lottery has raised more than £150,000 for over 130 local good causes since it was set up in 2018. You could win £25,000 in the weekly draw plus £1,000 of John Lewis vouchers if you support a good cause before Sunday 30 October.   Lead

2021-09-03T14:31:56+00:00September 3rd, 2021|Charity, Community, Guildford Council|0 Comments

Guildford Cathedral | Heritage Open Days | Friday 10 to Sunday 19 September

Guildford Cathedral | Heritage Open Days | Friday 10 to Sunday 19 September Guildford Cathedral events for Heritage Open Days 2021 is the Diamond Anniversary Year for the Cathedral when we celebrate 60 years since the building was consecrated as a Cathedral. To link with our jubilee celebrations, our Heritage Open Days will run from

2021-08-31T16:02:06+00:00August 31st, 2021|Community|0 Comments

Community Fridge welcomes 118 visitors in July

Community Fridge welcomes 118 visitors in July We welcomed 118 people in July to our Community Fridge, based at The Hive in Park Barn, which is open to all residents across the borough. Our Community Fridge, based at The Hive in Park Barn, is open to all residents across the borough. From Monday to Friday,

2021-08-18T15:57:26+00:00August 18th, 2021|Community, Guildford Council|0 Comments

Guildford Launches new ‘Garden of Hope’ community project

Guildford Launches new 'Garden of Hope' community project    On Saturday 26th June, Guildford Town Centre Chaplain, Noelle Coe was joined by Mayor of Guildford, Cllr Marsha Moseley and other key town centre stakeholders to open the town’s new ‘Garden of Hope’ in the grounds of St. Mary's Church on Quarry Street. Taking inspiration from

2021-06-28T13:21:20+00:00June 28th, 2021|Community|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|2 Comments

Opening in lockdown; how a neighbourhood Co-op store won the hearts of the community

Opening in lockdown; how a neighbourhood Co-op store won the hearts of the community The last 12 months have been some of the most challenging and difficult times for businesses up and down the country – and many would view this as a vast understatement. But to open a new store on a high street

2021-03-25T16:10:06+00:00March 25th, 2021|Community, Retail & Shops|0 Comments
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