Your council and democracy press releases

Waverley services during Christmas and New Year

Published on Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Waverley Borough Council offices will close for Christmas at 4pm on Monday 24 December 2018 and will reopen at 8.45am on Wednesday 2 January 2018.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Changes To Waverley's Executive

    Published on Tuesday, 13 February 2018

    Councillor Tom Martin has stepped down as Deputy Leader of Waverley Borough Council.

  • 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.

  • A bright new look for Millstream Community Room

    Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017

    A partnership involving Waverley Borough Council, Weybourne Community Church and members of the user groups and tenants has come to fruition with the refurbishment of the Millstream Community room.

  • 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.

  • Mayor of Waverley’s civic service

    Published on Wednesday, 20 September 2017

    More than 100 guests turned out for the Mayor of Waverley’s Civic Service at St Mary's Church in Chiddingfold on Sunday 17 September.

  • Consultation on Community Infrastructure Levy

    Published on Tuesday, 20 June 2017

    A public consultation is underway for the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) preliminary draft charging schedule.

  • 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.

  • General Election: Key Dates

    Published on Tuesday, 2 May 2017

    A United Kingdom Parliamentary General Election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017. To be eligible to vote you must be registered and have until Monday 22 May to do so.

  • Use Your Vote

    Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017

    Waverley residents are reminded to use their vote in the forthcoming Surrey County Council elections on Thursday 4 May 2017.

  • Referendum on the Farnham Neighbourhood Plan to be held on 4 May 2017.

    Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2017

    A referendum will be held on the Farnham Neighbourhood Plan 2013 - 2031 on Thursday 4 May 2017, alongside the Surrey County Council elections.

  • 4 April deadline for county council nominations

    Published on Friday, 17 March 2017

    The next Surrey County Council elections take place on Thursday 4 May. All county council seats will be open to contest in the election which takes place every four years. Polling hours will be 7am to 10pm.

  • 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.

  • 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 tops the league in 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

    Waverley's executive voluntary sector approves more funding.

  • 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, has been agreed.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Waverley elects new leader and deputy leader

    Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2016

    On Tuesday (May 10) Councillor Julia Potts, ward member for Farnham, was elected the new Leader of Waverley Borough Council, taking over from Councillor Robert Knowles.

  • Make sure you know how to have your say on 5 May

    Published on Thursday, 28 April 2016

    Voters are being reminded to make sure they are ready to take part in the elections on Thursday 5 May.

  • 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 7 April.

  • Vacancy on Godalming Town Council

    Published on Thursday, 3 December 2015

    A vacancy has arisen at Godalming Town Council. Subject to more than one person being nominated there will be a by-election on February 11 2016. Nominations must be received by 15 January 2016.

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