Priory Park playground revamp to start in May

Published on Monday, 25th March 2019 in Your Council news

The exciting designs for Priory Park’s playground revamp have been unveiled. The popular play space will undergo a two-month refurbishment project to replace its ageing equipment, starting in mid-May.

Make sure you’re registered to vote in time for May’s local elections

Published on Monday, 18th March 2019 in Your Council news

On Thursday 2 May Reigate & Banstead residents will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level. This year every Borough Council seat is up for election.

Public consultation on local plan changes kicks off

Published on Monday, 11th March 2019 in Your Council news

A six-week public consultation on proposed changes to the Council’s Development Management Plan (DMP) is underway.

Road named in memory of Redhill soldier, Lance Corporal James Hill

Published on Monday, 11th March 2019 in Your Council news

Guardsman Hill Drive was officially unveiled by the Mayor of Reigate & Banstead on Friday 8 March (2019) in tribute to Redhill soldier James Hill.

Borough’s Best Businesses to be celebrated in New Awards hosted by Nicholas Owen

Published on Monday, 4th March 2019 in Business news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is proud to announce that the brand new Reigate & Banstead Business Awards are now open!

Rogue landlord receives large fine after leaving tenants in neglected bedsits

Published on Monday, 25th February 2019 in Environmental health news

A landlord who neglected a property and left vulnerable tenants in cold, damp and filthy conditions has been convicted at Guildford Magistrates Court and fined almost £12,000*.

On your marks, get set, go! Registration for the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games 2019 is open.

Published on Monday, 18th February 2019 in Leisure news

Could your child represent Team Reigate & Banstead at the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games 2019?

‘Little Free Libraries’ installed in community spaces to inspire a love of reading in everyday lives

Published on Wednesday, 13th February 2019 in Parks and countryside news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council has installed ‘Little Free Libraries’ into five community green spaces to help make literature available to residents as they go about their everyday lives.

Nominate your volunteers for a Mayor’s Volunteer Award 2019

Published on Thursday, 7th February 2019 in Mayor news

It’s time to nominate your dedicated volunteers for the Mayor’s Volunteer Awards 2019.

Man who fly tipped two tons of rubbish sentenced

Published on Wednesday, 6th February 2019 in Organisation and services news

After dumping two tons of rubbish on the carriage way on Trumpets Hill Road, Reigate last February, Daniel Loveridge of Howsman Road, Barnes has now been sentenced.

Demolition of Redhill flats and shops gets underway to provide discounted homes

Published on Tuesday, 5th February 2019 in Regeneration in your area news

The demolition of outdated shops and flats in Cromwell Road, Redhill (Surrey) is underway to make way for 32 new homes and modern retail premises.

Horley High Street revamp starts next week

Published on Thursday, 24th January 2019 in Regeneration in your area news

A £750,000 refurbishment of Horley High Street’s pedestrian precinct begins on Monday (28 January) 2019.

Council responds to Planning Inspector’s initial findings on its Development Management Plan

Published on Friday, 18th January 2019 in Council policy news

The Planning Inspector has published her post hearing advice on the main modifications needed to the Council’s Development Management Plan (DMP) to make it ‘sound’.

Variety show casting: date announced

Published on Wednesday, 16th January 2019 in Leisure news

The call is out for 11 to 18 year olds with a passion for dance, singing or drama to register for the Star for a Night open casting event on Sunday 27 January at the Harlequin Theatre.

Have your say on Surrey County Council's consultations

Published on Tuesday, 20th November 2018 in Access to council services news

Over the next year the county council needs to save £85m which means they need to make changes to some services.They have launched a series of consultations and want your views by 4 January 2019.

Join us for ‘Battle's Over - A Nation's Tribute’ on 11 November

Published on Thursday, 1st November 2018 in What's on in the borough news

Communities across the borough are invited to join us in remembrance on Sunday 11 November, as we mark 100 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War.

Council's pledge to reduce single use plastics

Published on Wednesday, 24th October 2018 in Your Council news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council has pledged to do all it can to eliminate its use of single use plastics (SUPs) from its buildings, facilities and services and instead use reusable, compostable or recyclable materials.

Priory Park playground set for refurb - what do you want to see?

Published on Tuesday, 9th October 2018 in Priory Park news

Priory Park’s popular playground is set for a revamp next year to replace its ageing equipment.

Local electoral arrangements finalised for Reigate & Banstead Borough Council 

Published on Monday, 1st October 2018 in Your Council news

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

Council to invest £10 million to provide discounted homes for local people

Published on Friday, 28th September 2018 in Housing news

In an effort to tackle the impact of spiralling housing costs, the Council is investing £10 million to build 57 new homes to help first time buyers get on the housing ladder.

Landlords urged to check licensing rules as new law takes effect

Published on Tuesday, 18th September 2018 in Environmental health news

Landlords of properties such as bedsits and flat shares are being urged to check whether they need to apply for a licence, following changes to housing laws coming in soon.

Sad passing of Councillor Mrs Ros Mill

Published on Friday, 14th September 2018 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

It is with great sadness that we announce that Cllr Mrs Ros Mill, Councillor for Kingswood with Burgh Heath ward, passed away on Thursday 6 September.

Town Hall opens its doors for Heritage Open Day

Published on Friday, 24th August 2018 in What's on in the borough news

Visitors will get the chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at Reigate Town Hall on Saturday 15 September as it opens its doors for this year’s Heritage Open Days.

Last chance to shape political map of Reigate and Banstead

Published on Monday, 6th August 2018 in Your Council news

Local people have just a few days left to help re-draw council ward boundaries across Reigate and Banstead.

Stand for what you believe in – be a councillor

Published on Monday, 6th August 2018 in Your Council news

“If you’re passionate about your area and your local community, we need you!”

Memorial Park, Redhill and Priory Park, Reigate are recognised as some of the UK’s very best green spaces

Published on Thursday, 2nd August 2018 in Countryside in the borough news

A record number of parks and green spaces collected a Green Flag Award , including two of ours!

Mayor recognises dedicated local volunteers at awards ceremony

Published on Friday, 27th July 2018 in Voluntary organisations news

47 hard working volunteers and volunteer teams from across the borough were recognised for their dedication to the community at the Mayor’s annual Volunteer Awards on Friday 20 July 2018.

Don’t lose your voice - look out for voter registration details in the post

Published on Thursday, 19th July 2018 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

Don’t lose your voice on matters that affect you, make sure you check and respond to important voter registration information dropping through letterboxes this week.

Modern slavery: Council launches hard-hitting campaign to raise awareness of a hidden crime

Published on Tuesday, 10th July 2018 in Community safety news

Modern Slavery is a hidden crime - but the shocking truth is that victims of modern slavery can be found anywhere, even in the leafy towns and villages of Surrey.

Development Management Plan examination hearings announced

Published on Wednesday, 4th July 2018 in Planning policy news

The start of the examination hearings into the council’s Development Management Plan (DMP) has been set by the Planning Inspectorate for Tuesday, 30 October 2018.