Communities press releases

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Look before you book this Valentine’s Day

    Published on Tuesday, 7 February 2017

    Waverley Borough Council wants to remind the romantics in the borough who are planning that special Valentine’s Day date to ‘look before they book.’

  • Help Waverley bag funds for community projects

    Published on Wednesday, 7 December 2016

    Two Waverley projects need your votes to help win Tesco Bags of Help grants worth up to £5,000 each.

  • 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 volunteers reception

    Published on Wednesday, 12 October 2016

    To show appreciation for the fantastic work volunteers do, the Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Chris Storey, is hosting a reception at Charterhouse on Thursday 20 October.

  • Waverley's living well celebration proves a success

    Published on Wednesday, 5 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 Lottery Fund.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Get in the festival spirit this bank holiday

    Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016

    Celebration is the focus this bank holiday, with lots of options to keep the kids entertained and adults cheerful.

  • Making Cranleigh an even better place to shop

    Published on Wednesday, 6 April 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.

  • Volunteers and sponsors needed for the Rodborough Grow Project

    Published on Tuesday, 5 April 2016

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

  • Ockford Ridge arts project underway

    Published on Thursday, 24 March 2016

    An exciting community arts project is underway as the hoardings go up around the first phase of the Ockford Ridge redevelopment at Godalming

  • Waverley in with a chance to bag extra cash

    Published on Friday, 19 February 2016

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

  • Sandy Hill Job Club opens January 25

    Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

    Farnham job seekers are being warmly invited to come along to Sandy Hill Job Club, which will re-open from Monday 25 January, from 10am until 12 noon every Monday.

  • Christmas Buzz at The Clockhouse

    Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015

    There is a terrific yuletide buzz this week at the Clockhouse day centre serving Milford and surrounding villages where staff from Waverley Borough Council are working with regular volunteers to serve up gourmet Christmas lunches, cooked on site by resident chef David Webb

  • Waverley Voluntary Partnership Grants – apply before 25 January

    Published on Wednesday, 16 December 2015

    Waverley Borough Council is encouraging Voluntary organisations to bid for grants for funding for health and well being activities for the coming year.

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