Waverley balances the budget

Published on Friday, 24 February 2017

Waverley councillors have approved the 2017/18 budget which sets out how the council will protect frontline services, generate income and make savings in the coming financial year.

  • Suspended sentence for benefit cheat

    Published on Wednesday, 5 October 2016

    A Godalming woman has been handed a suspended sentence for falsely claiming Housing Benefit she wasn’t entitled to.

  • Woman prosecuted for claiming housing benefit she wasn’t entitled to

    Published on Tuesday, 21 June 2016

    A Milford woman has been ordered to pay more than £500 for failing to notify Waverley about changes to her household income, resulting in the overpayment of Housing Benefit she was not entitled to.

  • Waverley says no to tenancy fraud

    Published on Tuesday, 3 November 2015

    A crack down on social housing tenancy fraudsters in Waverley is taking place as part of the Surrey Counter Fraud Partnership.

  • No escape for benefit cheat

    Published on Thursday, 22 October 2015

    A Cranleigh woman who knowingly continued to receive Housing Benefit for her home in Waverley after moving to Ascot has been handed a fine by magistrates.

  • Benefits cheat gets Community Order

    Published on Thursday, 22 October 2015

    A woman from Witley has been handed a Community Order after she claimed over £35,000 in benefits that she wasn’t entitled to - despite receiving capital in the region of £100,000.

  • Woman prosecuted for failing to notify Council of a change to circumstances

    Published on Thursday, 23 July 2015

    A Godalming woman has been ordered to do 120 hours of unpaid work after not declaring to Waverley Borough Council that she was living with her partner, resulting in an overpayment of more than £8000 in benefits.

  • Waverley works in partnership to tackle fraud

    Published on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

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

  • Waverley cheat found in Wales

    Published on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

    A man has been handed a suspended prison sentence after claiming Housing Benefit for a property in Godalming while he was living in Swansea.

  • Fraudster Sentenced For Benefit Fraud After Undisclosed Savings Discovered

    Published on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

    A Hindhead woman has pleaded guilty to benefit fraud after Waverley Borough Council discovered she had undisclosed savings totalling £80,000.

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