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Surrey chairman welcomes new Lord-Lieutenant

Surrey County Council Chairman Sally Marks has welcomed the appointment of Michael More-Molyneux DL as the new Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey. He will succeed Dame Sarah Goad DCVO when she retires on 23 August 2015. Mrs Marks said: “I am delighted to hear that Michael More-Molyneux is our county’s new Lord-Lieutenant, his already noteworthy record in support … Continue reading

New library and community centre opens in Cobham

Cobham Library has reopened in a spacious new building which also offers a range of community services. The revamped library is part of the new Cedar Centre in Cedar Road – a busy community hub which also boasts a children’s centre, meeting spaces, information drop-in sessions and coffee facilities. Surrey County Council runs the centre … Continue reading

Surrey chairman joins royal celebration of autism charity

CAPTION: Surrey County Council Chairman Sally Marks joined HRH The Countess of Wessex to help the Jigsaw Trust, which supports people with autism, celebrate its 15th anniversary. The countess took a tour of the new facilities for adults at the trust’s school in Dunsfold and unveiled a commemorative plaque. QUOTE: Mrs Marks said: “I was … Continue reading

Plan ahead for Armed Forces Day

Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to Guildford tomorrow for the Armed Forces Day national event. The annual commemoration, which recognises service men and women of the British Armed Forces, will see people from all over the country descend on the Surrey city. Surrey County Council Chairman Sally Marks and leader David … Continue reading

Princess Royal opens woodland marking First World War centenary

Surrey County Council Chairman Sally Marks was among dignitaries who welcomed The Princess Royal to the opening of woodland created to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. The Woodland Trust’s 640-acre site near Epsom, features more than 200,000 trees planted to create an enduring memorial. It is situated between Woodcote Park … Continue reading

Flag raised to honour Armed Forces

Surrey County Council Chairman Sally Marks today hosted a flag-raising ceremony to honour the brave men and women of Britain’s armed forces past and present. The event at County Hall saw council staff, veterans, cadets, members of the Surrey Royal British Legion and a band from Woking’s Gordon’s School join together to show their support … Continue reading

County council chairman invites Surrey’s mayors and chairmen to County Hall

You can download this image here.   Not in photo: Mark Francis, Mayor of Spelthorne Borough Council Joanne Potter, Mayor of Surrey Heath Borough Council Melanie Odell, Mayor of Haslemere Town Council   Caption: Chairman Sally Marks met with Surrey’s mayors and chairmen for the first time since pledging to promote businesses, champion the vital work of … Continue reading

VIDEO: New Chairman and Vice Chairman elected

Sally Marks has been elected the new Chairman of Surrey County Council following David Munro’s two years in post. Mrs Marks stepped up from her previous position as Vice Chairman with Nick Skellett now taking that role. The county councillor for Caterham Valley chaired Tuesday’s annual Full Council meeting and opened with her first speech … Continue reading

Youth support worker awarded MBE for services to restorative justice

An employee of Surrey County Council’s Youth Support Service has been awarded an MBE to honour her for giving young offenders a second chance. Ellie Paterson, who has been working in the service for nearly 30 years, was recognised for helping young offenders make amends for their crimes by taking part in community projects or … Continue reading

Surrey joins forces with Jewson to provide new Godalming cycle path

Surrey County Council has teamed up with building suppliers Jewson to create a new cycle path in Godalming. The company agreed to provide a strip of land from its adjoining site so the county council could widen a path at Marshall Road, allowing cyclists to safely use the popular route alongside pedestrians. With nearly nine … Continue reading

ROUND UP: Time running out to get charity concert tickets; Surrey firefighters to test their response to a care home fire

Time running out to get charity concert tickets There is still time to snap up tickets for a night of music at a charity concert hosted by Surrey County Council Chairman David Munro. The event, which will take place on Wednesday 18 March at the Menuhin Hall in Cobham, will see performances from the Surrey … Continue reading

Surrey volunteers thanked for flood relief efforts

Scores of volunteers who worked tirelessly to keep Surrey residents safe during last winter’s floods have been thanked by Surrey’s Lord-Lieutenant Dame Sarah Goad and Surrey County Council Chairman David Munro. Mr Munro said: “From 4×4 vehicle drivers to those who assisted in relief centres and worked for the Red Cross, all the volunteers did … Continue reading

Flag raised in Surrey for Armed Forces Day

The men and women of the armed forces, past and present, were honoured at a flag raising ceremony at County Hall, hosted by Surrey County Council Chairman David Munro. The event was just one of thousands expected to take place nationally in the lead up to Armed Forces Day this Saturday, 28 June, which recognises … Continue reading

Surrey holds ceremony to mark the start of Armed Forces Week

The Chairman of Surrey County Council Lavinia Sealy hosted a flag raising ceremony at County Hall in Kingston to mark the start of Armed Forces Week. The event saw council staff, veterans, cadets and a pipe band from Woking’s Gordon’s School joining together to show their support for the work of the military. Mrs Sealy … Continue reading

The Queen launches the nation’s celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee

The Queen chose Surrey to launch her Diamond Jubilee celebrations, she was welcomed to the Epsom Derby by The Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey Dame Sarah Goad and the Chairman of Surrey County Council Lavinia Sealy, where she officially kicked off the worldwide celebrations. Elsewhere in Surrey hundreds of thousands of people held street parties and special … Continue reading

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