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Reception closed on Thursday 7 July

On Thursday 7 July our reception at Millmead House will be closed for staff training. If you need to contact us please use our online contact form. Our call centre will be operating with reduced staff. This is to ensure our phone lines are available to vulnerable residents. Normal service will resume on Friday 8 July. Thank you for your patience.

Latest news

Keep up-to-date with all the latest news and press releases.

Our latest museum exhibition: Stories from The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment

A new display 'Soldiers of Surrey: Stories from The Queen's Royal Regiment' by the Surrey Infantry Collection is now open at Guildford Museum.

Storm Eunice

The Met Office issued a red weather warning for extremely strong winds from Storm Eunice.

How can we improve the town's transport, infrastructure, housing and local economy?

How the town's transport, infrastructure, housing and local economy can be improved are the topics at our next online debate about shaping Guildford's future on 22 February at 6pm.

Secretary State enables Weyside Urban Village plans to proceed

We are delighted to receive the Government's green light for plans to relocate a number of allotments from Bellfields Road to a nearby new allotment which at last enables the council's flagship regeneration scheme Weyside Urban Village to proceed .

Deadline for Omicron business grants

Two grants are open for eligible businesses. The grants have been secured through more government funding to support businesses affected by the spread of the Omicron variant.

Guildford Town Centre awarded a Purple Flag for seventh year

Our town centre has been recognised by the Purple Flag assessors for providing evenings and nights out that are safe, vibrant and varied for all. It remains the only town in the county and one of around 70 in the UK to hold the award.

Budget agreed with challenges ahead

The Council agreed the budget for 2022-23 and other financial plans at last night's meeting (9 February). 

Increasing social housing in our borough

We want to give our residents the housing they need, and to help achieve this we are increasing the number of affordable homes that are being provided both directly by the Council and by working in partnership with Housing Associations.

Congratulations to HM Queen Elizabeth II on her Platinum Jubilee year

Last Sunday was Accession Day, commemorating when Elizabeth II was proclaimed Queen 70 years ago on 6 February 1952, following the death of her father, George VI.

One week to go to submit your crowdfunding idea - and an extension just for Jubilee projects!

There's still time to get cash for your community projects with Crowdfund Guildford. The deadline to apply for our first round of funding on our community crowdfunding platform is next week, Wednesday 9 February.

A new pedestrian crossing for Walnut Tree Close

Work starts next week on the construction of a new pedestrian crossing that will improve the route from Guildford Station to the town centre.

Guildford and Waverley Councils outline next steps in collaboration

The new Joint Chief Executive for Guildford and Waverley Borough Councils has described the next stages of the collaborative partnership that is aimed at reducing costs and sustaining local public services.

Improving air quality together is the key to Shaping Guildford's Future

More than a hundred people took part in an online debate last week to discuss the future of Guildford town centre and all agreed that we must tackle our borough's air quality together.

We've submitted our bid for City Status

We submitted our application for City Status on 8 December 2021 and we're the only town in Surrey to enter.