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Council voices concern over bank closures

Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Waverley Borough Council is writing to Santander PLC, to express concern over the bank’s planned closure of both the Haslemere (Wey Hill) and Godalming branches.

  • Farnham Post Office move - have your say

    Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2019

    Have your say on the proposed relocation of Farnham Post Office.

  • Waverley hosts cream tea for local volunteers

    Published on Monday, 15 October 2018

    More than 40 volunteers who deliver meals to people who need a helping hand across the borough enjoyed a thank you afternoon tea organised by Waverley Borough Council on Wednesday 10 October.

  • Grayswood Cricket Club granted 40 year lease

    Published on Wednesday, 10 October 2018

    A local cricket club will keep batting and bowling at the village green in Grayswood for another 40 years after Waverley Borough Council’s Executive granted a lease extension.

  • New Community Hub for Rowleys at Cranleigh

    Published on Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    The Deputy Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Mary Foryszewski, officially opened a new community hub at Rowleys Centre for the Community in Cranleigh today (Tuesday 19 June).

  • Waverley Borough Council boosts services for older people in Haslemere

    Published on Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    New services to support older people in Haslemere will be developed in partnership with the Haslewey Community Centre.

  • New Year, New Job?

    Published on Thursday, 25 January 2018

    Do you want to spruce up your CV or polish your interview skills?

  • Free employment help and advice in Farnham

    Published on Thursday, 3 August 2017

    Farnham Job Club gets a boost as Guildford Advice To Employment (GATE) take the reins.

  • Vandals Target Grade II Listed Cloister

    Published on Thursday, 20 April 2017

    Waverley is asking residents to report any sightings of vandals who damaged the Grade II listed Memorial Cloister in the Phillips Memorial Park over the Easter bank holiday.

  • High Court judge rejects call for review of Brightwells Regeneration Scheme

    Published on Thursday, 9 March 2017

    New leisure and retail facilities and affordable homes will be coming to Farnham after a High Court judge rejected a claim for a judicial review of Waverley’s decision to proceed with Brightwells.

  • Landscaping improvements at Broadwater Park

    Published on Friday, 25 November 2016

    A beautiful wildflower meadow and family picnic area will be created as part of a landscaping improvement scheme, taking place at the old leisure centre site at Broadwater Park.  

  • Badshot Lea pond restored to beauty

    Published on Thursday, 24 November 2016

    Badshot Lea Pond has been transformed into a wildlife haven and a beautiful natural oasis for the community, thanks to support from the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative.

  • Waverley backs Small Business Saturday

    Published on Thursday, 20 October 2016

    On Saturday 3 December residents and visitors will benefit from free parking in all Waverley car parks from 10am, encouraging everyone to do their Christmas shopping in the borough.

  • Community Art Garden Launched

    Published on Thursday, 15 September 2016

    To celebrate the launch of The Grow Project on Friday 9 September, revellers enjoyed a BBQ, drinks and entertainment at the Rodborough Community Art Garden.

  • Memorial Hall contractor confirmed

    Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016

    A contractor has been selected to carry out refurbishment works to the Memorial Hall in Farnham, meaning the multi million pound project is on track to start within weeks.

  • More investment into the Memorial Hall

    Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2016

    More investment into the Memorial Hall to provide a broader range of community services will be recommended to Council by Waverley’s Executive.

  • Cranleigh has upped its game

    Published on Tuesday, 12 July 2016

    40 local independent and small businesses across Cranleigh are working hard to impress their customers.

  • Building bridges between the generations

    Published on Monday, 11 July 2016

    Sixty schoolchildren visited an Alzheimer’s Society service as part of an award-winning project.

  • Are You One In 21 Million Volunteers?

    Published on Tuesday, 31 May 2016

    Waverley Borough Council is encouraging local people to get involved in volunteering in support of the national Volunteering Week initiative.

  • Are you one in 21 Million volunteers?

    Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016

    Waverley Borough Council is encouraging local people to get involved in volunteering in support of the national Volunteering Week initiative.

  • Dementia Awareness Week 2016

    Published on Tuesday, 17 May 2016

    This week is Dementia Awareness Week. From 15 May to 21 May the Alzheimer's Society will be helping people confront dementia which affects over 16,252 people.

  • Busbridge and Hambledon Church wins Premier award

    Published on Thursday, 24 March 2016

    Busbridge and Hambledon Church has won second prize at Premier’s Love Britain + Ireland Awards 2016 for their work with older people.

  • Making Cranleigh an even better place to shop

    Published on Tuesday, 15 March 2016

    The shopping experience in Cranleigh is set to improve with up to 40 local retailers joining the Up Your Game initiative for local retailers.

  • 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

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