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VIDEO: Tina Thorburn’s Surrey roadworks update

Tina Thorburn, from the county council’s highways team, gives an update on the work taking place on Surrey’s roads.

AUDIO: BBC Surrey features council’s bid for funding to improve safety on A217

Road Safety Foundation research director Dr Suzy Charman and Duncan Knox, from Surrey County Council’s road safety team, discuss the authority’s planned bid for up to £900,000 of funding to make improvements to the A217 between Reigate and Horley with BBC Surrey presenter James Cannon. Audio courtesy of BBC Surrey

Pavement Horizon close to covering 50 miles

Surrey County Council’s scheme to boost access to key community services is closing in on improving 50 miles of pavements. Almost 46 miles of footpaths have benefited from a new surface with nearly two more miles due to be completed by the end of the month. Among the latest to get the Pavement Horizon treatment are … Continue reading

IN PICTURES: Work finishes on first Pavement Horizon footpaths

All the pictures are available to download on Flickr. Work on the first footpaths to get the Pavement Horizon treatment has finished as Surrey County Council’s scheme to help pedestrians reach key community services gathers pace. Among the pavements to receive a smooth new surface are Brokes Crescent in Reigate, where Cabinet Member for Highways … Continue reading

MAP: Miles more footpaths being overhauled in Pavement Horizon project

The latest footpaths to be overhauled in Surrey County Council’s Pavement Horizon project have been unveiled. The authority has released dates when work is set to begin on resurfacing more than three-and-a-half miles of pavements as part of the scheme to improve access to schools, doctors’ surgeries and town centres. Nearly three-quarters of a mile more has … Continue reading

VIDEO: Firefighters receive life-saving oxygen masks for pets

Firefighters are being equipped with special oxygen masks to help save the lives of pets they rescue from blazes. Instead of relying on masks designed for people when trying to revive pets pulled from smoke-filled homes, fire crews will be able to use equipment shaped to fit animals. The pet masks will be carried on … Continue reading

Get in gear with the Reigate Cycle Festival

This year’s Reigate Cycle Festival will take place on Sunday 20 July, encouraging more local people to ditch their cars and get on their bikes instead. The festival, from 10am-5pm in Priory Park, is a family-friendly event including stunt demonstrations, expert advice on safety and maintenance, exhibits from cycling groups and shops, a large variety … Continue reading

County council improves two of Surrey’s busiest roads

Surrey drivers are set to have a happier New Year as the county council announces new projects to make more of its roads pothole-free. Road teams have just overhauled part of the A25, one of the county’s busiest commuter routes, and they are set to start work on another major route next month. Having just … Continue reading

Public backs county council push for Crossrail 2 to come to Surrey

A call for a major new rail service to come to Surrey has received a boost from influential groups across the county. Surrey County Council wants our rail network to be connected to the potential Crossrail 2 project, which could run from the county into London from the 2030s if it receives Government approval.  If … Continue reading

Two new fire stations planned in Surrey

Two new fire stations will open under plans to keep Surrey safe for years to come. Surrey Fire and Rescue Service has put forward proposals for new stations at Salfords, near Horley, and Burgh Heath that would mean crews getting to emergencies faster. They would create a chain of fire engines in east Surrey – … Continue reading

Tour of Britain to be screened live by ITV

The Tour of Britain will be broadcast live on ITV every day of the eight-stage race, which starts on Sunday. ITV4 will screen two hours of live coverage of each stage and a one-hour daily highlights programme. The final stage of the Tour of Britain will take place in Surrey on September 16, starting in … Continue reading

Great Britain team to compete in home tour

A Great Britain squad will take part in the Tour of Britain. The team of under-23 riders has been confirmed as the 17th squad for the eight-day tour. Surrey hosts the final stage, which starts in Reigate and finishes in Guildford, on 16 September. World road race champion Mark Cavendish and Tour de France winner Bradley … 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

Have your say on transport revolution

People have been asked for their views on a £16 million plan to revolutionise transport in Surrey. Last year, Surrey County Council submitted a funding bid to government for a series of sustainable transport measures in Guildford, Woking, Redhill and Reigate. The bid called Travel Smart included plans for a new park and ride bus … Continue reading

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