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Surrey wins more than £14 million transport funding

Surrey has won more than £14 million worth of government funding to help revolutionise transport in the county, it was announced today. Last year, the county council submitted a funding bid to government for a series of sustainable transport measures in Guildford, Woking and Redhill. The bid called Travel SMART includes plans for a new park … Continue reading

Dragon’s Den council devolves power to people

Surrey County Council is embracing a Dragons’ Den style of local government by giving communities the chance to pitch ideas and vote for changes to their neighbourhoods. The radical approach to localism has been devised for the council’s Travel SMART initiative, which has a pot of cash available for schemes that will improve travel and … 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

Start-ups defy the downturn

Surrey is defying the downturn according to research by Barclays that revealed the county has more start-up businesses with big turnovers than anywhere outside London. The Barclays figures show around one in seven Surrey companies that started up in the past three years are turning over more than £100,000 annually, compared to the national average … Continue reading

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