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Don't forget to register to vote

voting paper

Published on Monday 14 April 2014 in Elections news

The European Parliamentary Election is approaching and it's important you meet the registration deadlines if you would like to vote.

Opening times and changes over Easter

easter chicks

Published on Monday 14 April 2014 in Your council and democracy news

Please note our offices will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. They will open again at 8.45am on Tuesday 22 April. Bin collections won't change.

Try a new sport for free

girl playing basketball

Published on Monday 14 April 2014 in Activities for kids (under 11s) news

In preparation for the P&G Surrey Youth Games, find out about free sports coaching sessions for children.

Housing benefit payments on bank holidays

houses in a chain

Published on Friday 11 April 2014 in Benefits news

Housing benefit payments for private tenants will be paid in on different days over the Easter and May bank holidays.

Garden waste roadshows

garden waste recycling bin

Published on Tuesday 8 April 2014 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

As the new garden waste collection service begins, our roadshow trailer will be visiting specific events and areas to give more information to Waverley residents.

The Herons Leisure Centre improvements start on 14 April

Sketch of the plans for The Herons Leisure Centre 2014

Published on Monday 7 April 2014 in Leisure centres news

The refurbishment of The Herons Leisure Centre will begin on 14 April, with work affecting the gym, squash courts, dry changing rooms, health suite, café, crèche and soft play area.

Social media course for businesses

Link, website

Published on Friday 4 April 2014 in Waverley Training Services news

Waverley Training Services (WTS) is offering a one day course for employers to find out how social media can benefit their business.

Car park charges to remain the same

pay and display car park

Published on Tuesday 1 April 2014 in Car parks news

Car parking charges will be kept at their current rates for 2014/15. This was agreed at our full council meeting in February.

Don’t lose your right to vote

vote sticky note

Published on Monday 31 March 2014 in Elections news

As the European Parliamentary Election approaches, Waverley Borough Council is reminding residents to register to vote by Tuesday 6 May.

Tick Tock Test your smoke alarms


Published on Thursday 27 March 2014 in Emergencies news

Fire Kills is reminding everyone to test their smoke alarms when they put forward their clocks on 30 March.

English Tourism Week: Celebrate Waverley's best days out

frensham pond

Published on Thursday 27 March 2014 in Leisure and culture news

English Tourism Week takes place from Saturday 29 March to Sunday 6 April and highlights the attractions England has to offer.

Thieves at Frensham Ponds car parks

man breaking into car

Published on Monday 24 March 2014 in Community safety news

Watch out for thieves stealing valuables from your car at Frensham.

Haslemere in top ten places to live poll

Haslemere town

Published on Thursday 20 March 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Haslemere has been ranked fourth in the Sunday Times top ten best places to live in the South East.

Homeowners needed for Surrey Green Homes weekend

Action Surrey Logo

Published on Monday 17 March 2014 in Green Waverley news

Action Surrey is looking for homeowners to take part in the Surrey Green Homes weekend 17 – 18 May.

Flood Support Schemes for Waverley's homeowners and businesses

flooded road

Published on Friday 7 March 2014 in Emergencies news

We are working in partnership with the Government to offer financial support for homes and businesses that have been affected by flooding since 1 December 2013.

Godalming and Milford Conservation Area Appraisals adopted

St John's church in Milford

Published on Wednesday 5 March 2014 in Conservation areas and listed buildings news

Waverley Borough Council’s Conservation Area Appraisals have been adopted for Godalming town centre and Milford conservation areas as part of a scheme to preserve and enhance Waverley’s heritage.

No Locality office appointments for benefits customers week commencing 10 March

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Published on Monday 3 March 2014 in Benefits and council tax news

Please note the Benefits team will not be attending our locality offices next week.

Wey Hill Fairground Car Park - Waverley agrees to wait for Haslemere vision

Haslemere town

Published on Wednesday 26 February 2014 in Car parks news

We have deferred our application for modernisation works at Wey Hill to allow Haslemere Town Council and Haslemere Vision time to develop their proposals as part of their Neighbourhood Plan.

Waverley’s Commitment to Rowleys Centre for the Community

Older people

Published on Tuesday 25 February 2014 in Older people news

Waverley Borough Council has a long history of supporting residents - particularly the young, old and those who are disadvantaged or vulnerable - through a comprehensive community grants programme.

Would your business benefit from a social media apprentice?

Link, website

Published on Tuesday 25 February 2014 in Waverley Training Services news

Why not take on an apprentice to develop your use of social media and digital marketing to grow your business?

Council tax frozen in Waverley

small house on money

Published on Wednesday 19 February 2014 in Council tax news

Waverley Borough Council has agreed its budget for the coming year which, along with a freeze in its portion of the Council Tax bill, includes pegging parking charges at their current rates.

Stay in touch with latest weather and flooding information

car half submerged in flood water in country road

Published on Saturday 15 February 2014 in Community advice news

With warnings for more wind and rain over the weekend, keep up to date and stay safe with the latest local information.

Resilience group meets to deal with extreme weather

River Wey Godalming flooding

Published on Monday 10 February 2014 in Emergencies news

Senior figures from the utilities and public sector have been brought together by Waverley Borough Council in the first Waverley Infrastructure Resilience Group meeting.

Refurbishment plans for The Herons Leisure Centre

Sketch of the plans for The Herons Leisure Centre 2014

Published on Wednesday 5 February 2014 in Leisure centres news

£3.86 million will be invested in refurbishing The Herons Leisure Centre in Haslemere.

National Register to Vote day

voting paper

Published on Wednesday 29 January 2014 in Elections news

Wednesday 5 February is National Register to Vote day.

Building Control called upon following serious incident

haslemere serious incident

Published on Thursday 23 January 2014 in Planning and building control news

Waverley Borough Council experts were among the first on the scene when a van had careered into a private house in Haslemere this week.

Listen to our website - text-to-speech service

ReadSpeaker listen button

Published on Monday 20 January 2014 in Website news

You can now listen to our webpages with our new 'Listen' function from Readspeaker. It provides you with assistance if you have trouble reading text online.

There's still time to join the Waverley Mile

sport relief

Published on Monday 20 January 2014 in Sport and leisure news

You can still sign up to the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile taking place this Sunday on Frensham Common.

Haslemere skatepark to be revamped

Bmx bike on ramp

Published on Monday 13 January 2014 in Leisure and culture news

We've given the go ahead for extra investment into extending and refurbishing Haslemere Skatepark.

New garden waste collection service

new green waste service

Published on Friday 3 January 2014 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Our new garden waste collection service will launch this Spring.