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New club celebrates a bright future with Great British Tennis Weekend

Great British Tennis Weekend

Published on Wednesday 20 May 2015 in Sport and leisure news

Come and celebrate the official opening of Brightwell Tennis Club’s fantastic new facilities in Farnham with a free afternoon on the courts.

Working in partnership to tackle fraud

Apply for it

Published on Tuesday 19 May 2015 in Benefits and council tax news

Waverley Borough Council, Surrey County Council and six other Surrey councils have come together to target fraud across the county.

Join the chicken challenge

Chicken challenge

Published on Tuesday 19 May 2015 in Environmental Services news

Join the Chicken Challenge and take steps to help halve campylobacter food poisoning cases.

Have your say on what goes in Broadwater Park’s Play Area

Broadwater playarea

Published on Friday 15 May 2015 in Playgrounds news

Local residents are encouraged to have their say on the refurbishment of the children’s play area in Broadwater Park.

Vote on a design for Aarons Hill play area

Aarons hill play area

Published on Friday 15 May 2015 in Playgrounds news

Residents are encouraged to help choose a new playground design for Aarons Hill play area in Godalming.

Mayor skydives for charity

Mayor skydive

Published on Friday 15 May 2015 in Mayor - general information news

The Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Liz Wheatley took to the skies for a freefall parachute jump to fundraise for a new community building.

Waverley has second highest voter turnout in Surrey

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Published on Friday 15 May 2015 in Elections news

Waverley’s constituency had the second highest voter turnout in Surrey, being narrowly pipped to the post by Mole Valley.

Land for sale in Frensham

Frensham land

Published on Thursday 14 May 2015 in About your council news

We are selling a small plot of land in Frensham.

Raise money by collecting clothes and home textiles

Clothes

Published on Tuesday 12 May 2015 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Charities and community groups in Surrey can raise funds simply by arranging a collection of clothes and home textiles.

Final results for borough election 2015

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Published on Friday 8 May 2015 in Elections news

All the Waverley borough election results are now in.

Results for the UK Parliamentary Election 2015 (South West Surrey)

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Published on Friday 8 May 2015 in Elections news

Results for the South West Surrey UK Parliamentary Election are in.

Lead the way for Walks for Health

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Published on Wednesday 6 May 2015 in Leisure and culture news

If you love walking and want to encourage others to lead a healthier lifestyle, become a Walks for Health leader.

Check your garden waste collection day

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Published on Wednesday 22 April 2015 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Subscribers to the garden waste collection service can now check their collection day online.

New safety requirements for private landlords

Published on Tuesday 14 April 2015 in Landlord resource centre news

From 1 October 2015, private landlords will be required by law to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties in England.

Town and Parish candidates announced

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Published on Friday 10 April 2015 in Elections news

Find out who is standing for election in the Waverley Town and Parish elections on 7 May 2015. Town and Parish postal packs were sent separately on Monday 27 April.

Borough candidates announced

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Published on Thursday 9 April 2015 in Elections news

Find out who is standing for election in the Waverley Borough elections on 7 May 2015.

Housing benefit payments over the Easter holidays

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Published on Tuesday 31 March 2015 in Housing news

Change to payment date of housing benefit.

Election process gets underway

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Published on Friday 27 March 2015 in Elections news

The next local elections will be held on 7 May 2015.

Obituary For Councillor Gillian Beel, Ward Councillor For Farnham, Weybourne And Badshot Lea

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Published on Thursday 26 March 2015 in Councillors and democracy news

It is with sadness that Waverley Borough Council announces the death of Councillor Gillian Beel, ward councillor for Farnham, Weybourne and Badshot Lea.

Grant to improve home insulation increases

Action Surrey

Published on Tuesday 24 March 2015 in Green Waverley news

The Streets Ahead grant scheme has increased its grant funding for home insulation to £5,000, from March 2015.

New council homes for Farncombe

Warren Road

Published on Monday 23 March 2015 in Council Housing news

Work has completed on seven new council houses in Farncombe, Godalming.

Young athletes wanted to represent Waverley in Surrey Youth Games

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Published on Wednesday 18 March 2015 in Sport and leisure news

Parents in Waverley are being asked to encourage their children, aged between seven and 16, to get involved in the upcoming P&G Surrey Youth Games, and take advantage of the free sports training.

Waverley’s Design Awards 2015 launches

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Published on Thursday 12 March 2015 in Design Awards news

Waverley Borough Council’s Design Awards opens for entries on Monday 16 March.

Haslemere skatepark gets ramped up

Haslemere Skatepark

Published on Wednesday 11 March 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Work on the new-look Haslemere Skatepark has been completed.

New garden waste service gets green thumbs-up

garden waste recycling bin

Published on Monday 2 March 2015 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Green fingered Waverley residents have given a resounding thumbs-up to the council’s recently upgraded garden waste collection service.

Choir for local carers launched

Musical notes

Published on Monday 2 March 2015 in Arts and entertainment news

We have joined forces with Arts Partnership Surrey to launch a new singing group at Cranleigh Arts Centre, created especially for local carers.

Residents flag their support for Waverley’s parks and green spaces

Avenue of trees at Farnham Park

Published on Wednesday 25 February 2015 in Parks and countryside news

Results of a recent survey confirm that Waverley’s parks and green spaces are an important community asset and well-used by local residents.

Phillips Memorial Park playground reopens this Saturday

Phillips memorial playground

Published on Thursday 12 February 2015 in Playgrounds news

Phillips Memorial Park playground will reopen on Saturday 14 February following a full refurbishment.

Have your say on Elstead and Weyburn Neighbourhood Plan Area

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Published on Friday 30 January 2015 in Planning policy news

We are consulting on the area that has been proposed for the Elstead and Weyburn Neighbourhood Plan to cover.

Are you keen to start work and gain qualifications?

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Published on Friday 30 January 2015 in Jobs, careers and training news

We are recruiting four young people to join our successful apprenticeship scheme.