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.

Specsavers Surrey Youth Games: medal positions for TeamRBBC

Published on Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 in Youth activities news

Grit and determination earnt young people from Reigate & Banstead nine medal positions at the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games (23-24 June), despite the sweltering heat.

Have your say on new political map of Reigate and Banstead

Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018 in Your Council news

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across Reigate and Banstead to comment on its draft proposals for new council ward boundaries. 

New Council Leader and Executive

Published on Monday, 4th June 2018 in Your Council news

The Council has a new Leader and Deputy Leader. Cllr Mark Brunt was elected as Leader of the Council until May 2019 at the Annual Council meeting on Thursday 24 May.

Development Management Plan submitted to Government for examination

Published on Wednesday, 30th May 2018 in Planning policy news

The Council has submitted the next stage of its Local Plan, the Development Management Plan (DMP), to the Secretary of State (Planning Inspectorate) for examination.

New Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Reigate and Banstead

Published on Thursday, 24th May 2018 in Your elected representatives news

The new Mayor for Reigate & Banstead, Cllr Dorothy Ross-Tomlin, has taken up her role and announced that her theme for her term in office is ‘taking responsibility’.

New decorative bird box trail launches at Earlswood Lakes

Published on Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 in Parks and countryside news

A fascinating, new decorative bird box trail installed at Earlswood Common by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, launches on Saturday 26 May, just in time for some free half term holiday fun.

Make sure you know how to have your say on 3 May

Published on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

Are you ready to take part in the Reigate & Banstead Borough Council elections on Thursday 3 May?

Over 20 clubs at Fun Run and Sports Festival ready to get residents active

Published on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 in Your health and wellbeing news

This year’s Fun Run and Sports Festival (6 May, from 10.30am, Priory Park) is helping local people get active by bringing together over 20 different sports clubs, alongside adult and junior fun runs.

Stellar performances from young people at Harlequin Theatre

Published on Monday, 23rd April 2018 in Youth activities news

Young people from Redhill, Reigate, Horley, Banstead and surrounding villages took over the stage for Star for a Night, the annual variety show run by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

Last call for views on council ward boundaries

Published on Wednesday, 21st March 2018 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

There are just a few days left for local people to tell the independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England where they think new council ward boundaries should be drawn across borough.

Free health and wellbeing service for East Surrey residents is one of the largest in the country

Published on Tuesday, 20th March 2018 in Health and wellbeing news

The Wellbeing Prescription service, which offers free health and wellbeing support to residents, has just had its contract extended for a further three years.

Young people's variety show: tickets on sale now

Published on Tuesday, 13th March 2018 in Youth activities news

Tickets are selling fast for the young people’s variety show which is organised by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council and takes place in the Easter holidays at the Harlequin Theatre, Redhill.

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

Published on Monday, 12th March 2018 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

On Thursday 3 May residents in Reigate & Banstead will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level. 

Dumped car parts leads to fly tipping conviction

Published on Tuesday, 27th February 2018 in Anti-social behaviour news

Magistrates have ordered a man from Mitcham to pay over £3,000 after he dumped car parts and other rubbish next to a country lane in Reigate.