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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

IN PICTURES: Celebration of ‘wonderful’ work of volunteers

As national Volunteers’ Week draws to a close, here’s a celebration in pictures of the people in Surrey who work tirelessly for good causes together with a video of Cabinet Member for Localities and Community Wellbeing Richard Walsh hailing the “wonderful” work they do in local communities.

ROUND UP: Surrey wins prestigious highways award, county council team plants poppies to remember war heroes

Surrey Highways team wins industry’s premier award for partnership work Surrey County Council’s Operation Horizon project has been praised at the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards. In the annual celebration of highways excellence, the county council, Aggregate Industries UK Ltd and Kier jointly received the Highway Partnership Award for its ongoing multi-million pound effort to improve … Continue reading

School pupils sign up to libraries and green volunteers needed

Schools sign up students as Surrey library members Surrey County Council has launched a project to encourage schools to sign up their students as library members so they can access the wealth of online resources, including ebooks, and borrow library books too. St Andrew’s School pupil Lottie Buchanan won a competition to design the library … 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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