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Communities sign up to scheme to share time and skills

Scores of neighbours across Surrey are signing up to share their time and expertise in a new community drive launched by the county council. Since plans for the scheme, which involves members offering their skills and getting help with tasks they struggle with, were launched communities have worked with the council to form groups in … Continue reading

First volunteers take control of library and extend opening

Volunteers took control of the first Surrey library to be run by local people and immediately extended opening times. They took over the day to day running of Byfleet library on Saturday September 22, giving them the power to unleash the branch’s full potential. One of the first decisions made by the volunteers was to … Continue reading

Love Where You Live

People are being urged to bid for a share of a £2.3 million pot of money* earmarked for community projects, as part of a new Surrey County Council campaign. Love Where You Live was launched this week to encourage residents to volunteer and play a more active role to improve their communities, as well as … Continue reading

Surrey leader’s volunteer pledge

Surrey County Council staff can volunteer for good causes after a pledge from the leader. David Hodge has given workers the opportunity to do voluntary work to benefit their communities*. Mr Hodge, who has been a Rotary International volunteer for more than 20 years, said: “Surrey is lucky to have so many people prepared to … Continue reading


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