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Council services on the Early May Bank Holiday

Published on Friday, 3 May 2019

Waverley's offices will be closed on the Early May Bank Holiday (Monday 6 May). Our offices re-open on Tuesday 7 May at 8.45am.

  • New place-shaping approach and fund recommended to Executive

    Published on Tuesday, 5 March 2019

    A new Place-Shaping Reserve to fund exciting community-led projects, such as a Farnham Masterplan, has been recommended to the council’s Executive Committee for approval at its meeting on 12 March.

  • Council proposes multi-million pound leisure centre improvements

    Published on Wednesday, 11 July 2018

    Waverley Borough Council is proposing to deliver a multi-million pound investment into some of the borough’s leisure centres.

  • Getting involved in local democracy

    Published on Tuesday, 3 July 2018

    This National Democracy Week, Waverley is celebrating the many ways the community can get involved in local democracy and make sure their voices are heard.

  • Armed Forces Day

    Waverley holds flag raising ceremony to mark Armed Forces Day

    Published on Monday, 25 June 2018

    Waverley Borough Council showed its appreciation of the work of the Armed Forces today (Monday 25 June) by raising the Armed Forces Day flag.

  • Help shape our strategy

    Published on Friday, 15 June 2018

    Residents are being invited to view and comment on Waverley Borough Council’s proposed new corporate strategy.

  • Borough's new Mayor gives her support to the Armed Forces

    Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Councillor Denise Le Gal took over as Waverley’s new Mayor on Tuesday 15 May, taking the chain of office from Councillor Simon Inchbald.

  • Waverley Executive recommends budget for approval

    Published on Wednesday, 7 February 2018

    Waverley Borough Council’s Executive committee has agreed to recommend the council’s budget proposals, which include protecting voluntary sector funding, to the Full Council for approval.

  • Waverley appoints new Chief Executive

    Published on Wednesday, 20 December 2017

    Tom Horwood has been permanently appointed as the new, full-time Chief Executive of Waverley Borough Council.

  • Remembrance Sunday in Waverley

    Published on Wednesday, 8 November 2017

    Remembrance services to commemorate the fallen servicemen and women of the two world wars onwards will take place across Waverley on Sunday 12 November.

  • Waverley's Overview and Scrutiny is open to suggestions

    Published on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

    Waverley’s Overview and Scrutiny Committees are inviting residents to suggest ideas and issues to review.

  • Waverley holds flag raising ceremony to mark Armed Forces Day

    Published on Monday, 19 June 2017

    Dignitaries from across Waverley came together on Monday to take part in a special flag raising service ahead of Armed Forces Day.

  • By-Election called in Godalming

    Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017

    Requests have been received from ten registered electors in the Binscombe ward of Godalming Town Council to hold a by-election following the resignation of a Town Councillor.

  • International Women’s Day 2017

    Published on Wednesday, 8 March 2017

    Today is International Women’s Day and Waverley is celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of its female staff and councillors, as well as woman around the globe.

  • Cranleigh West by-election

    Published on Wednesday, 14 December 2016

    A by-election to elect a councillor for the Cranleigh West Borough ward will be held on Wednesday 21 December 2016.

  • Mayor thanks volunteers for helping make Waverley such a great place to live

    Published on Tuesday, 25 October 2016

    Around 200 volunteers from across Waverley were thanked by the Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Chris Storey, at a volunteers reception at Charterhouse last Thursday.

  • Waverley at the top of the UK Prosperity Index

    Published on Thursday, 20 October 2016

    Waverley is top of 389 local authorities in the UK Prosperity Index. The report is published by Legatum, a charitable public policy institute.

  • Waverley pays tribute to Councillor Brian Ellis

    Published on Tuesday, 4 October 2016

    Waverley Borough Council has paid tribute to one of its long-standing members, Councillor Brian Ellis, who passed away on Friday 30 September.

  • Waverley’s Executive approve funding changes to the voluntary sector

    Published on Monday, 3 October 2016

    A stronger approach to funding the voluntary sector with a focus on outcomes was agreed by the council’s Executive on 27 September.

  • Waverley to defend Brightwells judicial review

    Published on Wednesday, 21 September 2016

    High Court to determine whether the campaigners in Farnham have the right to challenge the council’s decision to proceed with the Brightwells Farnham Regeneration Scheme.

  • Waverley's Response To The Published Plan International UK Report

    Published on Tuesday, 13 September 2016

    The borough of Waverley has topped a report published by Plan International UK as the best place to live in the UK for girls.

  • Thames Water Arrangements

    Published on Monday, 5 September 2016

    A recent High Court ruling has found the London Borough of Southwark’s contractual relationship with Thames Water resulted in some housing tenants being overcharged for their water.

  • Mayor’s Civic Service

    Published on Thursday, 7 July 2016

    The new Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Chris Storey, will hold his annual civic service at St George’s Church in Badshot Lea on Sunday 10 July at 3pm.

  • EU Referendum: Waverley Leader’s statement

    Published on Thursday, 30 June 2016

    There are a number of EU laws which impact council services; however there is currently no firm understanding about what changes will be made and how they will be implemented.

  • Waverley website is best in the UK

    Published on Tuesday, 31 May 2016

    Waverley Borough Council’s website has been crowned Best Shire District site at the SOCITM Better Connected Awards 2016.

  • Police and Crime Commissioner 2016 and Cranleigh East by-election results

    Published on Friday, 6 May 2016

    All districts and boroughs across Surrey are counting ballot papers today (Friday 6 May) for the Police and Crime Commissioner election. Waverley also held a by-election for Cranleigh East.

  • Mayor marks end of term

    Published on Friday, 15 April 2016

    To mark the end of his year in office the Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Mike Band, and Mayoress Val Band welcomed guests at a Civic Reception in Farnham on Thursday (7 April).

  • Volunteers and sponsors needed for the Rodborough Grow Project

    Published on Wednesday, 6 April 2016

    A brilliant new project has started on unused land at the front of Rodborough School.

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