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Wyatt Ramsdale wins county council by-election

Conservative Wyatt Ramsdale has won the Surrey County Council by-election for the Farnham South Division. Wyatt, who is also known as Robert Ramsdale, was elected as the county councillor after securing 932 votes – 178 more than nearest rival Jerry Hyman (Farnham Residents). The by-election was called after David Munro (Conservative) stood down following his election as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey. … 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

Prince Edward visits High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre

HRH The Earl of Wessex gave Surrey County Council’s Youth Support Services the royal seal of approval when he was met by county council leader David Hodge and chairman David Munro at High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre before being given a tour of the site to see the activities and projects the centre offers and unveiling … Continue reading

Flag raised to mark Commonwealth Day

Councillors and staff joined Surrey County Council chairman David Munro in a ceremony to mark Commonwealth Day at County Hall today. Mr Munro said: “This unique initiative, building on highly successful inaugural events last year, will see over 650 other Commonwealth flags raised in 38 Commonwealth countries. “It has caught the imagination of thousands of … 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

Council chairman to host charity concert

A charity concert raising funds for KeepOut and The Yehudi Menuhin School will be 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 Youth Choir, Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra and soloists from the Royal Academy of … Continue reading

Walton Bridge wins award, charity thanks council and heritage show set to delight

Charity thanks council for long-term support A charity that works to inspire children into hi-tech jobs has thanked Surrey County Council for 30 years of support. Since it was set up in 1984, Satro has organised interactive academic challenges for over 450,000 schoolchildren to encourage them to follow careers in engineering, technology, science and maths. … Continue reading

Surrey ready for RideLondon

Cyclists have pushed off from the start in the Prudential RideLondon mass participation event and are heading into Surrey. Unfortunately, adverse weather has forced the organisers to change the route. The course has been shortened from 100 miles to 86 miles, cutting the section that included Leith Hill and Box Hill. Surrey County Council chairman David … 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

Historic bridges to get multi-million-pound flood repairs

Bridges built by medieval monks and one of Britain’s great architects will be repaired in the coming months as a £23 million flood action plan continues in Surrey. The 13th Century Tilford Bridge and Sir Edwin Lutyens’ Hampton Court Bridge are among 39 river crossings being fixed as Surrey County Council continues to tackle severe … Continue reading

New streetlights save enough energy to power Bagshot for year

New smart streetlights have already saved enough energy to power almost every home in Bagshot for a year. All 88,000 streetlights have now been replaced or upgraded by Surrey County Council as part of one of Britain’s biggest roll-outs of energy-efficient technology. The project, which has been completed a year ahead of schedule, has swapped … Continue reading

Military heroes honoured

County Hall fell silent today to pay respect to generations of British servicemen and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Chairman David Munro marked Remembrance Day by leading a wreath-laying ceremony at Surrey County Council’s headquarters following two minutes’ silence in honour of the fallen. Mr Munro said: “It is … Continue reading

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