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Returning Officer briefing for Candidates and Agents

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Published on Tuesday 14 April 2015 in Elections news

The Returning Officer will be holding a briefing for Candidates and Agents in all three elections this Thursday, 16 April, at 6pm at The Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming, GU7 1HR.

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.

Last chance to register to vote

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Published on Tuesday 14 April 2015 in Elections news

Residents are urged to make sure they are properly registered to vote in the forthcoming national and local elections which take place on 7 May 2015.

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.

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.

Parliamentary election candidates

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Published on Thursday 9 April 2015 in Elections news

Find out who is standing for election for the South West Surrey constituency 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

In the event of severe weather

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Published on Thursday 29 January 2015 in Emergencies news

In the event of severe weather Waverley residents can be assured that we are prepared.

Designs revealed for Waverley's play areas

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Published on Tuesday 27 January 2015 in Playgrounds news

We are pleased to announce the winning designs for two new play areas planned for Farnham Park Adventure play area and Holloway Hill play area.

Restoration project enters its fourth year at memorial park

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Published on Monday 26 January 2015 in Parks and countryside news

Further work to trees as part of the restoration project at Phillips Memorial Park continues to be carried out during January and February as part of our five year lottery-fund conservation project.

More money for older people’s services

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Published on Thursday 22 January 2015 in Older people news

Waverley is poised to increase the funding it makes available to services for older people in Waverley through its grants in 2015/16.

Park free Wednesdays to be trialled

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Published on Wednesday 21 January 2015 in Car parks news

We will be trialling a free parking scheme in five council-owned car parks for one afternoon a week.

Waverley poised to freeze Council Tax for another year

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Published on Wednesday 21 January 2015 in Council tax news

Waverley Borough Council is poised to freeze its portion of Council Tax for the sixth year in a row.

Sandy Hill Job Club helping people back into work

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Published on Tuesday 20 January 2015 in Waverley Training Services news

Farnham job seekers are being warmly invited to come along to Sandy Hill Job Club from 10am until 12 noon every Tuesday (from 3 February).

Restoration to heathland underway across Blackheath Common

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Published on Friday 16 January 2015 in Countryside news

The first stages of management work have begun across Blackheath Common to support the restoration of heathland.

Free digital skills training for small businesses

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Published on Monday 12 January 2015 in Communities news

A new Digital High Street Skills programme run by the Association of Town Centre Management (ATCM) will be available to businesses in Waverley.

Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care seeks volunteers

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Published on Thursday 8 January 2015 in Communities news

Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care (SDAC) is looking to recruit more volunteers to its 24/7 confidential helpline.