Guildford Spectrum

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Community helpline receives 250 calls a day

Surrey’s coronavirus community helpline is receiving 250 calls a day from people needing support or volunteering to help others. Call handlers equipped to work remotely are making sure that vulnerable people who need support are matched with groups or services which can help. They are working closely with colleagues in Surrey’s district and boroughs councils … Continue reading

BBC interview on signing up teams to train for major sports events

Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack was interviewed on BBC Surrey about Surrey County Council’s plans to attract teams to train in the county for major sporting events following the success of the Olympics last summer. You can listen to the interview below. Audio courtesy of BBC Surrey

Surrey aims to sign up teams training for major sports events

National teams will use Surrey as a base for three major sporting events under plans unveiled by the county council. The authority aims to build on the success of the Olympics by getting countries to set up training camps as they prepare for the trio of major competitions. Next year Glasgow stages the Commonwealth Games … Continue reading

Cavendish fits in Box Hill session before heading to France

World champion cyclist Mark Cavendish turned up the training power on Surrey’s roads as part of his build-up to an assault on the Olympic road race title. The Team GB rider completed a full-throttle training session on the Olympic road race route ahead of his Games glory bid on 28 July. Cavendish’s workout included several … Continue reading

Caribbean-style weather delights Olympic hopefuls

Details: Dominican Olympic hopefuls trained in Surrey this week as part of their preparations for the 2012 Games and they were delighted the weather has been “just like it is” on the Caribbean island. High jumper Brendan Williams and 400m runner Erison Hurtault spent the week at Spectrum in Guildford and spoke highly of the … Continue reading


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