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Hop to it! Easter activities perfect for families

Published on Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Looking for local activities and events to enjoy as a family during the Easter holidays? From the big screen to the great outdoors, these are just a few of our highlights…

  • Artists needed to support Brightwells development

    Published on Tuesday, 12 March 2019

    Local established artists are being invited to submit proposals to develop and create major new artwork for the Brightwells Yard regeneration development in Farnham.

  • The sports pavilion at Woolmer Hill Sports Ground in Haslemere

    Woolmer Hill set for smart new refurbishment

    Published on Tuesday, 12 March 2019

    The sports pavilion at Woolmer Hill Sports Ground in Haslemere is to receive a welcome face lift with an extensive refurbishment and extension to the existing facility.

  • Haslemere Youth Hub

    Youth Hub to open in Haslemere

    Published on Monday, 4 March 2019

    Waverley Borough Council has this week given the go ahead to open a Youth Hub in the former Wey Centre in Haslemere.

  • Remembrance Sunday in Waverley

    Published on Tuesday, 6 November 2018

    Remembrance Sunday, 11 November 2018 marks the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War 1.

  • A fun and free spooky adventure – Xplorer Halloween Edition

    Published on Friday, 28 September 2018

    The Waverley Werewolf, the Witch of Waverley and all the Ghoulish gang will once again take over Farnham Park and Broadwater Park – and this year, Snoxhall Fields in Cranleigh.

  • Waverley Mayor unveils memorial stone for Canadian soldiers

    Published on Tuesday, 25 September 2018

    The Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Denise Le Gal welcomed dignitaries to unveil a new memorial at Milford Common to commemorate the efforts of Canadian servicemen in the First and Second World Wars.

  • We all have a favourite park and now is the time to vote for yours

    Published on Wednesday, 5 September 2018

    Waverley Borough Council is asking residents to vote for their favourite Green Flag Award winning park to be crowned the People’s Choice winner.

  • An open letter on Brightwells and leisure investment

    Published on Friday, 3 August 2018

    We received eight emails making very similar points. As there is a local debate, in this reply, I cover the points that have been raised in these emails so that everyone has the same information.

  • Celebrating Tourism In Waverley

    Published on Wednesday, 14 March 2018

    This year, Waverley Borough Council is encouraging residents and visitors to get involved in some of the great events happening across the borough as part of English Tourism Week.

  • Brightwells regeneration scheme gets underway

    Published on Monday, 19 February 2018

    Work that will transform the shopping and living experience in Farnham is starting following the completion of an unconditional agreement between Waverley Borough Council and Crest Nicholson.

  • 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.

  • Mayor of Waverley's Masquerade Ball

    Published on Tuesday, 1 November 2016

    It is time to get your posh frock cleaned and the tuxedo out of the wardrobe for an airing. The Mayor of Waverley, has announced that he is hosting a Masquerade Ball on Saturday 3 December 2016.

  • New exercise equipment for Surrey Fire And Rescue Service

    Published on Wednesday, 12 October 2016

    Waverley Borough Council, in partnership with Places for People Leisure, has donated eight pieces of cardio equipment to Surrey and Fire Rescue Service.

  • Waverley’s Living Well celebration proves a success

    Published on Friday, 7 October 2016

    Delicious cakes, dancing and music were enjoyed by Waverley’s older residents as they celebrated UK Older People’s Day (1 October) at Waverley’s free Living Well Celebration, supported by the Big Lott

  • Putting culture centre stage

    Published on Monday, 3 October 2016

    The first steps towards a new cultural strategy for the borough was approved by the council’s Executive on 27 September.

  • Waverley’s skatepark workshops are a hit

    Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016

    Around 200 young people showed off their skills at this summer’s borough-wide skatepark workshops, hosted by Waverley Borough Council across the borough.

  • Phillips Picnic In The Park

    Published on Friday, 12 August 2016

    Pack your picnic blanket, bring your favourite sandwiches and prepare to dance around to live rag time music at the Phillips Picnic In The Park

  • Free skatepark workshops

    Published on Friday, 22 July 2016

    Waverley will host a series of free skate, BMX and scooter workshops across the borough. The day-long events are an opportunity for young people to be coached by the pros and show off their skills.

  • Proud to be Team Waverley

    Published on Wednesday, 22 June 2016

    Last weekend saw Team Waverley take home an amazing 9 medals at the 20th annual P&G Surrey Youth Games.

  • Explore what Waverley has to offer this bank holiday weekend

    Published on Wednesday, 27 April 2016

    With plenty of family-friendly fun on offer there’s no need to leave Waverley this bank holiday weekend.

  • Calling all young champions

    Published on Friday, 15 April 2016

    Young people could benefit from up to nine free training sessions run by qualified coaches as well as the opportunity to represent the borough in the 20th annual P&G Surrey Youth Games.

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