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Guildford and Woking frontrunners for county council move as plans unveiled to cut 200 buildings

Guildford and Woking have emerged as the frontrunners to host Surrey County Council’s new HQ as councillors unveiled plans to cut the number of buildings it uses from 300 to 100 in an efficiency drive that aims to save tens of millions of pounds. The potential locations for Surrey’s new ‘civic heart’ by the end … Continue reading

World renowned rescue firm set to work with firefighters in UK first deal

A global leader in search and rescue will join forces with Surrey firefighters in the first deal of its kind in the UK. Specialist Group International will provide round the clock support to Surrey Fire and Rescue Service for operations where it has unique expertise, particularly in river and confined space rescues, following a decision by the … Continue reading

104 year-old to become Britain’s oldest new citizen

Detail: Surrey County Council hosted a citizenship ceremony for 104 year-old Taufeek Khanjar, who is believed to be the oldest person to become a new British citizen. Mr Khanjar is originally from Iraq and worked as a jewellery maker in Baghdad. He came to the UK six years ago to live with his daughter Nada … Continue reading

Media invite: 104 year-old to become Britain’s oldest new citizen

Reporters, photographers and film crews are invited to: What: Surrey County Council will host a citizenship ceremony for a 104 year-old man. He is believed to be the oldest ever person to become a new British citizen. When: 1.45pm, on Wednesday, 1 February. Where: County Hall, Penryhn Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 2DN. Further information: Taufeek Khanjar, … Continue reading


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