Waverley successful at In Bloom Awards

Published on Monday, 9 October 2017

Waverley Borough Council has been presented with two prestigious In Bloom awards for its parks in Godalming and Farnham.

  • Vote for your Waverley green space to be crowned the nation’s favourite

    Published on Tuesday, 5 September 2017

    Six of Waverley’s Green Flag Award-winning parks and green spaces are in with a chance of being crowned the national People's Choice winner – but they need your votes.

  • Waverley Borough Council has six parks flying green flags

    Waverley Borough Council has six parks flying Green Flags

    Published on Thursday, 27 July 2017

    Not one, not two, but six Waverley Borough Council parks have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the world.

  • Blue-green algae returns to Frensham big pond

    Published on Friday, 30 June 2017

    Visitors to Frensham Great Pond and Common are being warned not to enter the water at the big pond due to high levels of blue-green algae.

  • A free adventure for all the family this Easter

    Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2017

    Take advantage of the warmer weather with Waverley's biggest adventure for families in Broadwater and Farnham Park over the Easter holidays.

  • New play area is open for spring

    Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017

    Work on the new play area at Oast House Crescent in Farnham has been completed following a £30,000 upgrade by Waverley Borough Council.

  • Footpath upgrade for Godalming park

    Published on Friday, 3 February 2017

    The Phillips Memorial Park footpaths will be resurfaced and repaired as part of the final stages of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund-supported Phillips Memorial Park Improvement Project.

  • Tree safety work at Woolmer Hill Estate playground

    Published on Friday, 27 January 2017

    Work to the wooded area around Woolmer Hill Estate playground in Haslemere will start on 27 February to improve tree safety and provide better growing conditions for other trees.

  • Thank you for recycling your Christmas trees

    Published on Thursday, 19 January 2017

    More Christmas trees than ever have been recycled at Waverley’s recycling sites this year and the council congratulates residents on this great achievement.

  • Volunteers tweet Phillips Memorial Park to new bird boxes

    Published on Friday, 16 December 2016

    Changing Perceptions has been commissioned by Waverley Borough Council to craft 30 special, hand-made bird boxes for the Phillips Memorial Park.

  • Have your say on play

    Published on Tuesday, 1 November 2016

    Residents are being invited by Waverley to help choose a new children’s playground design for Oast House Crescent Play Area in Farnham.

  • Halloween at the Community Art Garden

    Published on Friday, 28 October 2016

    Celebrate the Halloween season at The Grow Project on Sunday 30 October, 10am – 2pm.

  • Waverley parks up for best in UK award

    Published on Friday, 21 October 2016

    Two Waverley green spaces could be crowned the UK’s Best Park – but they need your votes to win.

  • Waverley’s parks need your nominations

    Published on Monday, 3 October 2016

    Do you think Waverley’s parks are the best in the country? If so, make sure you nominate your favourite green space in the borough to win the Fields in Trust UK Best Park competition.

  • Improvement works at Badshot Lea Pond

    Published on Thursday, 29 September 2016

    Work is about to get underway to transform Badshot Lea Pond thanks to funding from the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative.

  • Waverley parks win gold at In Bloom

    Published on Monday, 26 September 2016

    Two Waverley parks, Gostrey Meadow in Farnham and The Phillips Memorial Park in Godalming, have been presented with prestigious In Bloom awards.

  • Graffiti Art Your Park event a huge success

    Published on Wednesday, 10 August 2016

    More than 70 children, teenagers and adults got creative at Broadwater Park in Farncombe by taking part in the Graffiti Art Your Park event.

  • Four Green Flags fly high for Waverley parks

    Published on Monday, 25 July 2016

    Four of Waverley’s parks have been presented with prestigious Green Flag Awards and recognised as some of the best green spaces in the country.

  • Graffiti Art Your Park event

    Published on Tuesday, 12 July 2016

    This summer Waverley is inviting users of Broadwater Park in Farncombe to get creative and join professional graffiti artist Kev Munday to produce a mural masterpiece on an entrance ramp.

  • A fun and free day out – Xplorer

    Published on Thursday, 7 July 2016

    Building on the success of a taster Xplorer day during half term, Waverley residents are invited to take advantage of the free, outdoor family adventure happening across the borough throughout the sum

  • Farnham Park to host family friendly navigation challenge

    Published on Wednesday, 18 May 2016

    Explore the park, find the markers, complete the challenge and have fun together. Waverley residents are invited to take advantage of a new, free, outdoor family adventure: Xplorer.

  • Environmentally friendly reinforcement works on River Wey

    Published on Thursday, 24 March 2016

    Waverley countryside rangers have been getting ‘down and soggy’ to help to carry out repair works on the River Wey.

  • Broadwater toilets are officially open

    Published on Thursday, 24 March 2016

    A project to refurbish and modernise the public toilets in Broadwater Park is now complete.

  • Waverley’s Ranger To The Rescue

    Published on Friday, 11 March 2016

    A Waverley countryside ranger has saved the life of a buzzard, after finding the bird of prey seemingly lifeless on the side of a road.

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    Phillips Memorial Park tree works

    Published on Wednesday, 24 February 2016

    Tree improvement works for Phillips Memorial Park in Godalming.

  • Waverley in with a chance to bag extra cash

    Published on Friday, 19 February 2016

    Waverley has already bagged at least £8,000 grant funding to put towards improvement works for Badshot Lea Pond after being shortlisted in the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative

  • Vote for your favourite local park

    Published on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

    Which green space in Waverley is your favourite? Choose your top local park and vote for it to win the title of the UK's Best Park, as part of this year's Fields in Trust Awards.

  • Improvement works to start at Broadwater Park

    Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

    Please note that a number of improvements to Broadwater Park are about to start as part of the council’s commitment to improving the facilities in this award-winning park.

  • Waverley’s parks are a blooming success

    Published on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

    Waverley’s parks celebrated double success last week at the South & South East in Bloom 2015 Awards.

  • New Farnham Park play area is fit for a king

    Published on Monday, 7 September 2015

    The children’s play area in Farnham Park has reopened after undergoing a fantastic transformation.

  • Vote for Waverley’s award-winning parks in the UK’s People’s Choice Award

    Published on Tuesday, 1 September 2015

    Waverley Borough Council is encouraging people to vote for either Farnham Park or Broadwater Park in the annual People’s Choice award.

  • Residents decide on design for Broadwater Park play area

    Published on Tuesday, 1 September 2015

    Residents have chosen a new design for the toddler area in Broadwater Park’s play park.

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    Waverley’s parks awarded flags of excellence

    Published on Wednesday, 29 July 2015

    Residents in Waverley are benefitting from award-winning parks. Last week (23 July) two parks in Waverley were ranked among the best in the UK after being awarded flags of excellence.