Take a look inside the new Merstham library, which has opened as part of a scheme to give the area a facelift. As well as a range of adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction, it boasts internet-connected computer terminals, laptop plug-in points and free wi-fi. CD audiobooks and DVDs are available for hire and … Continue reading
You can download this image here. Not in photo: Michael More-Molyneux, Lord Lieutenant of Surrey Mike Hodge, Mayor of Farnham Town Council Malcolm Carter, Mayor of Haslemere Town Council Caption: County council chairman Peter Martin met with Surrey’s mayors and chairmen and the High Sheriff of Surrey for the first time since pledging his support … Continue reading
Take a video tour of the new Phoenix Youth Centre with Surrey County County Council’s Assistant Director for Young People Garath Symonds. The finishing touches are being applied before the centre opens its doors as part of a joint project with Reigate and Banstead Borough Council to regenerate the Preston area.
A multi-million pound project to give Merstham a facelift with new community facilities, shops and homes is set to start. Surrey County Council, Reigate and Banstead Borough Council and Raven Housing Trust will transform the Portland Drive area. The redevelopment will include a new library and youth skills centre. Surrey County Council leader David Hodge said: “It’s … Continue reading
Surrey has won more than £2.8 million of government funding to tackle congestion and boost economic growth. Last year the county council and Reigate and Banstead Borough Council submitted a joint bid for a series of road improvements in Redhill town centre. It included plans to promote walking by improving pedestrian safety, encourage cycling and … Continue reading
Councils in Surrey have pledged to hire almost 100 apprentices in the next year. The commitment builds on the 200 young people they have already found apprentice places for since 2009. Now Surrey’s 12 councils aim to capitalise on the momentum to take the total to 300 apprenticeships as part of a drive to combat … Continue reading