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Surrey councils successful in bid for Business Rate Retention pilot

Statement on behalf of the county council and all borough and district councils in Surrey: “The Government’s announcement that Surrey’s councils have been successful in their bid to be a business rate retention pilot area is good news. The extra funding will help us to continue providing services in the face of rising demand but … Continue reading

Council calls for Surrey Heath and Elmbridge residents to have say on Heathrow expansion plans

Surrey County Council is challenging the government’s refusal to hold Heathrow expansion meetings in two boroughs which could be affected by aircraft noise from a proposed third runway. Public consultation events have been held in the Surrey boroughs of Runnymede and Spelthorne but no meetings are planned for Surrey Heath and Elmbridge even though the … Continue reading

AUDIO: BBC interviews Peter Martin about new £3m fund for shopping areas

Listen to BBC Surrey’s interview with Peter Martin about the county council’s new £3m fund to boost shopping areas. It came after the deputy leader signed off plans to contribute £100,000 towards improvements at four shopping streets in Spelthorne and £50,000 for schemes in Elmbridge. Audio courtesy of BBC Surrey

VIDEO: More shopping areas set to benefit from Surrey County Council’s £3m fund

Four shopping areas in Spelthorne are next in line to benefit from a £3m fund created by Surrey County Council. The authority launched the fund, which will see £750,000 made available annually for boroughs and districts to improve secondary shopping centres in towns, last month when it awarded Mole Valley £200,000 to transform Leatherhead’s Church … Continue reading

Smoking ban launched in Surrey playgrounds

A voluntary smoking ban is being launched in children’s play areas across Surrey. The scheme will rely on the goodwill of people using them and will be supported by signs featuring artwork by local children. It is being launched by boroughs and districts with the help of Surrey County Council’s public health team to coincide … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Gloucester visit flooded Surrey

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester have visited Surrey to meet with the staff, agencies and volunteers who helped residents during the December and January floods. Surrey County Council Chairman David Munro, who was also present during the visit, said: “Our staff, firefighters and volunteers worked flat out to help more than 1,000 households during the … Continue reading

Flood recovery advice roadshow starts next week

Surrey residents affected by recent flooding are being offered advice and support from a specialist flooding charity from next week. The National Flood Forum, a registered charity specialising in supporting people and communities affected by flooding, is working with local councils to give advice and practical tips. Using a dedicated flood recovery trailer, the Flood … Continue reading

Surrey clears up after the floods

As river levels on the Thames start to fall, work is under way to help communities get back on their feet. Residents who are wondering what to do with their sandbags are assured that they are welcome to keep them for future use. It is not advisable to store wet ones, but dry ones are … Continue reading

Surrey councils set up flood recovery centres

As river levels on the Thames start to fall, work is under way to help communities get back on their feet. Councils across Surrey are setting up flood recovery centres where people can get information and advice to help them recover from the effects of the severe weather. Seven centres across Runnymede, Elmbridge and Spelthorne are … Continue reading

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