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  • Surrey Mental Health Charity Receives Royal Visit
    3rd July 2018

    Surrey received a royal visit on Monday 25th June as HRH the Earl of Wessex visited Mental Health Charity, Oakleaf Enterprise, in celebration of their 21st Birthday. His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex spent a beautifully sunny afternoon touring

  • Brexit: time running out for answers to firms’ real-world questions, says BCC
    3rd July 2018

    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Tuesday) published the two-dozen top real-world questions being asked on Brexit by businesses across the UK – and says the government has managed to make limited progress on just 2 of the

  • Transforming Together: The Guildford College Group to merge with Activate Learning
    3rd July 2018

    On behalf of the Chairs of Governors of the Guildford College Group and Activate Learning, we are delighted to share details of the proposed exciting new partnership between our colleges, and we would like to ask for your views. The

  • Guildford-on-Sea returns this August with new Sundown Sessions
    3rd July 2018

    Enjoy all the fun of the seaside this August as Guildford-on-Sea returns to the banks of the River Wey. Located next to The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford’s urban beach is free to enter and open daily from 10am to

  • Spelthorne Borough Council welcomes Government go-ahead for Heathrow expansion
    2nd July 2018

    Heathrow expansion has moved one step closer with the parliamentary vote on the National Policy Statement (NPS) on 25 June, giving the go-ahead for a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport. Cllr Ian Harvey, Leader of Spelthorne Borough Council, said:

  • British Chamber of Commerce International Trade Summit 2018
    25th June 2018

      This year’s International Trade Summit will take place at etc venues, Bishopsgate in London on Thursday 18th October 2018. The event will give delegates practical advice, invaluable resources and the contacts needed to grow their business and begin the next

  • Immigration relaxation for doctors a welcome first step, says BCC
    14th June 2018

    Commenting on reports that the Home Office is to exclude non-EU doctors and nurses from the Tier 2 visa cap, Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “This is a

  • Robin Hood Starts Today
    14th June 2018

    14 – 30 June England’s greatest legend bursts into life this week at Guildford’s best-kept secret! This Friday (14 June), Surrey’s award-winning theatre company, Guildford Shakespeare Company, open their brand-new stage production, based on the world’s favourite outlaw Robin Hood.

  • Project CRX – Initial Review
    14th June 2018

    Initial Review Project Purpose The purpose of the Project CRX pilot is to evaluate a self-funding community education project that delivers improvements in the driving behaviour of our “Millennials”, promotes safer driving, reduces accident rates and the number of distracted

  • Spelthorne calls for Government to protect Staines Moor
    14th June 2018

    Spelthorne Borough Council is calling on Heathrow and the Government to ensure that Staines Moor is protected from the potential environmental and visual impacts of any heavy rail schemes serving Heathrow which could threaten the integrity of the Moor and

  • Council Leader reacts to Wisley Airfield planning appeal decision
    14th June 2018

    Cllr Paul Spooner, Leader of the Council, says: “We are very pleased that the appeal about land at Wisley Airfield has been dismissed by the Secretary of State. This supports the Council’s view that the application that was submitted and

  • BCC comments on Apprenticeship stats
    14th June 2018

    Commenting on the apprenticeship and levy statistics for June 2018, issued today by the Department for Education, Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “This further drop in the number