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  • Spelthorne honours volunteers
    15th June 2021

    Spelthorne Borough Council honoured 11 volunteers at the Civic Trust Awards, which honours residents for their voluntary service in the Borough. Spelthorne Civic Award Trust recognise individuals who have given at least 12 years’ service to volunteering in the Borough. Between

  • Spelthorne Business Hub
    14th June 2021

    The first ever Business Incubator in Spelthorne will be formally opened by the Mayor of Spelthorne, Cllr Ian Harvey, on 11 June. The Incubator, to be known as the Spelthorne Business Hub, will initially provide a co-working environment for start-up

  • Local schools take inspiration from The Ingram Collection at The Lightbox
    8th June 2021

    18 July – 19 August 2018 The popular annual exhibition ‘Centrepiece’ returns to The Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking, featuring original works of art by students from seven local schools. This year they have taken inspiration from the sculpture

  • Small Business Confidence Rising but Fears Overs Future Lockdowns Remain, Finds BCC/Funding CIircle Survey
    7th June 2021

    Growth: 63% of firms surveyed confident in their growth prospects over next 12 months   Restarting: 53% already operating at pre-pandemic capacity; 80% expect to be by October   Barriers: 38% cited further lockdowns as a barrier to re-opening, while 37%

  • NHS pay, culture and resourcing – Jeremy Hunt talks to Oven-Ready HR
    4th June 2021

    In this week’s Oven-Ready HR podcast episode, Chris Taylor grabs a few minutes with one of the UK’s most senior political figures. A former culture secretary, health secretary, and foreign secretary, in 2019 Jeremy Hunt unsuccessfully challenged  Boris Johnson for

  • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre announces initial casting for 2021/22 pantomime, Dick Whittington
    2nd June 2021

    The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is excited to announce that Peter Gordon, Kit Hesketh Harvey and James Merry will star in this year’s fun-filled family pantomime, Dick Whittington, playing from Friday 3 December 2021 to Sunday 9 January 2022. Dick Whittington’s

  • Latest Updates From Surrey Chambers CEO – June 2nd 2021
    2nd June 2021

    There have been some very happy faces on social media recently as hospitality venues have welcomed customers back into their premises. The number of weddings planned in the next few weeks is massive! Meanwhile, we continue to feedback to government

    2nd June 2021

    July-August: The award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company opens its doors once more for two holiday clubs, where children aged 7-18 put on a play in a week. Throughout the year, GSC ignites the imagination of young actors in small friendly groups.

  • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre welcomes the Donmar Warehouse this June with acclaimed sound installation, Blindness
    2nd June 2021

    The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is thrilled to welcome the Donmar Warehouse to Guildford for the very first time with their critically-acclaimed socially-distanced sound installation,Blindness, from21 to 26 June .The production comes to Guildford as part of a small tour to

  • On a mission to restore and improve ancient woodland
    2nd June 2021

    The Surrey Choices Growth Team in partnership with Surrey Heath Tree Wardens are on a mission to make big improvements to Warren Wood. Maintenance undertaken is helping this area to retain its protected status as an ancient woodland. Rt Hon

  • New Leadership team for Spelthorne
    1st June 2021

    Cllr Lawrence Nichols was elected as Leader of Spelthorne Borough Council at the Annual Meeting of the Council on Thursday 26 May. Cllr Nichols, of the Liberal Democrats, was elected as Councillor for the Halliford and Sunbury West ward in

  • Cllr Ian Harvey was elected as the new Mayor for Spelthorne at the Annual Council Meeting on 27 May. Cllr Susan Doran was elected as Deputy Mayor.
    1st June 2021

    Cllr Harvey was first elected as a borough councillor for Sunbury East in May 2013 and re-elected in 2015 and 2019. He has always taken a special interest in ward issues and works closely with local residents. He was Leader