Jeremy Hunt

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Proposed weight limit to restrict HGV journeys through Farnham

A 7.5 tonne weight limit could be imposed in Farnham to restrict HGVs from diverting through the town via Castle Street, Folly Hill and Upper Hale Road, under plans discussed at the Farnham Board meeting on Friday (20 November). The proposal would restrict HGVs from unnecessarily diverting through Upper Hale and the town centre. It … Continue reading

Residents to be invited to feed into a new plan for Farnham and surrounding areas

Residents of Farnham are to be asked what they think should be done to tackle issues such as congestion and air quality in the town and surrounding areas. At the first Farnham Board meeting, members agreed that it was essential to establish what matters to residents and their ideas for what improvements can be made. … Continue reading

‘Breakthrough’ in mission to improve Farnham’s air quality

A Farnham Project Board has been set up by Surrey County Council and agreed by Waverley Borough and Farnham Town councils to help deliver a 25-year Masterplan for Farnham and tackle the town’s air quality issues. The board will be chaired by the Leader of Surrey County Council and also include Waverley Borough Council, and … Continue reading

Jeremy Hunt and Surrey leader discuss improving flood defences

Picture caption: County council Leader David Hodge outlined Surrey’s bids for £27 million to improve flood defences to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt at a meeting to discuss how residents and businesses in Godalming are being better protected. Quote: Surrey leader David Hodge said: “It is great to work with Mr Hunt on helping Godalming residents … Continue reading

Museum, plumbing business and firm of solicitors join scheme to help people with dementia

A museum, a plumbing business and a firm of solicitors have joined Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in signing up to a Surrey scheme to make life better for people with dementia. They are among more than 100 organisations and individuals helping people with the condition remain active and independent in their communities. The initiative is … Continue reading

Jeremy Hunt signs up as Surrey dementia champion

South West Surrey MP Jeremy Hunt has joined a growing band of people in Surrey helping to make life better for people with dementia. The Health Secretary has joined newspaper proprietor Sir Ray Tindle in signing up to lend a helping hand to those with the condition. The initiative is part of a push by … Continue reading

Cavendish and Wiggins named in Team Sky’s Tour of Britain team

World champion Mark Cavendish and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins will spearhead Team Sky’s Tour of Britain challenge, it was announced today. It will be Wiggins’ first competitive return to Surrey since the Olympic cycling events this summer when he clinched gold in the time trial. Joining him in Team Sky’s line up will be Mark Cavendish, … Continue reading

Culture Secretary urges councils to follow Surrey’s broadband lead

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged other local authorities to follow Surrey County Council’s lead on superfast broadband. The Cabinet Minister said Surrey’s aim of ensuring every business and home has access to superfast broadband in two years would be a “fantastic achievement”. The Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport said: “Surrey … Continue reading

Jeremy Hunt praises council’s Olympic work

Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has praised Surrey County Council’s good work in making the most of the opportunities created by the 2012 Games. He told the website Get Surrey that the county is already seeing the benefits with £740m worth of Olympic-related contracts going to local businesses. He said Surrey is playing its part and … Continue reading

Culture Secretary says Surrey “ahead of the game” on superfast broadband

Culture Secretary says Surrey “ahead of the game” on superfast broadband Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has described Surrey County Council as being “ahead of the game” nationally with its superfast broadband plans. Surrey aims to ensure a 100% high-quality broadband service across the county by 2013. The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport … Continue reading

County council welcomes £3 million Olympic tourism boost

Following Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s announcement that £3 million from the national Olympic budget will be used to boost domestic tourism in 2012 and beyond, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Services and the 2012 Games Denise Saliagopoulos said: “I welcome Jeremy Hunt’s announcement the Government will be investing £3 million to boost tourism … Continue reading


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