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Time to be prepared for flooding

It’s Flood Action Week, so it’s time for Surrey residents who live near rivers or other watercourses, or who can be impacted by surface water or groundwater flooding, to be prepared in case of severe weather over the winter months. Making sure you’re aware of your home’s flood risk and getting prepared in case of … Continue reading

Surrey County Council launches Climate Change Delivery Plan at Symposium

Last night (24 November), Surrey County Council Leader, Tim Oliver, and Cabinet Member for the Environment, Marisa Heath, launched Surrey’s Climate Change Delivery Plan at the Surrey Hills AONB Climate Change and Biodiversity Symposium, following the plan’s approval by Cabinet last month. The event, hosted at the University of Surrey, was chaired by Radio 4 … Continue reading

Norbury Park Consultation – Have your say on making it a better place for nature and enjoyment

Surrey County Council (SCC) has today (18 October) launched its long-term vision for the Norbury Park Estate.  The vision seeks to establish an appropriate balance between nature recovery, recreation and public engagement for the benefit of Surrey’s residents. Norbury Park has been owned by SCC since the early 1930s and is a much-valued resource for … Continue reading

Surrey County Council launches new funding for small businesses to become more green

On 30 September, Surrey County Council launched LoCASE, Low Carbon Across the South and East. The programme will provide grant funding for small and medium-sized business to make their business more green – either through launching new eco products or services, or through reducing the environmental impact of their operations. Grants of up to £10,000 … Continue reading

34,000 new trees for Surrey

Surrey County Council and partners have been awarded almost £300,000 of funding from the Forestry Commission’s Local Authority Treescapes Fund to plant 25,000 new trees across Surrey. The funding is being topped up by Surrey County Council to allow an additional 9,000 trees to be planted as part of the scheme, bringing the total to … Continue reading

Firms readied for River Thames Scheme contractor search

The River Thames Scheme is starting the search for the firms which will build the £501m flood alleviation scheme, just weeks after the government gave the scheme the green light. Today the project team started the market engagement for contractors, with a call for interested firms to express their interest. The value of the contracts … Continue reading

Council outlines plan to achieve Net-Zero Surrey by 2050

Surrey County Council’s Cabinet has approved the principles of Surrey’s Climate Change Delivery Plan which sets out how we all need to act to contribute to our ambition of Net-Zero carbon emissions for the County Council by 2030, and for the whole county by 2050.  Residents will be asked over the coming months to get … Continue reading

New Cabinet formally announced at Council’s AGM

Surrey County Council’s new Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Leader of the Council, Cabinet and Select Committee members were elected and confirmed today at the Council’s AGM. The meeting was held in person but with COVID-19 control measures in place, at the Council’s new HQ at Wodhatch Place, Reigate. Cllr Tim Oliver, Leader of Surrey’s Conservative group, was … Continue reading

Skip operator prosecuted for dumping waste

On Monday 11 June 2012, waste operator Thomas Murrell was given a three month suspended prison sentence for contempt of court. Surrey County Council successfully brought the case against Mr Murrell after he ignored an earlier court order preventing him from bringing and storing skips loaded with rubbish on land in War Coppice Road in … Continue reading

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