#OurDay: celebrating the work of local government 

Published on Tuesday, 21st November 2017 in Your Council news

Today we’ve been taking part in #OurDay, an annual live tweetathon to showcase the breadth of vital services the council delivers and the ways we help residents and businesses. 

Reigate woman faces bill for leaving refuse in community recycling container

Published on Friday, 17th November 2017 in Environment news

A woman from Reigate faces a bill of over £2,500 after she left a bag of rubbish in a community recycling bin in Woodhatch.

Reigate School Boy Wins Road Safety Competition!

Published on Thursday, 16th November 2017 in Your Council news

After stiff competition, a local primary school student has been named as the winner of the ‘R&B Kids Safe’ road safety competition.

Court supports council's refusal to taxi applicant tried for serious crimes

Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017 in Environmental health news

Guildford Crown Court has supported Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s decision not to permit a taxi driver’s licence to a man who had previously been tried for serious crimes.

Executive to consider Local Plan for consultation

Published on Thursday, 2nd November 2017 in Planning policy news

At its meeting on 9 November 2017, the Executive is to consider the next stage of the Council’s Local Plan for consultation and submission to the Secretary of State.

Court supports council decision to revoke taxi driver's licence

Published on Friday, 27th October 2017 in Environmental health news

A court has supported a decision from Reigate & Banstead Borough Council to revoke a taxi driver’s licence which resulted from an allegation about the driver by one of his female passengers.

Blooming Triumph for Reigate & Banstead’s Greenspaces Team!

Published on Wednesday, 25th October 2017 in Parks and countryside news

Many of our borough’s parks, town centres and other open spaces have been recognised in this year’s South and South East in Bloom Awards.

Views wanted on proposals to change licensing of taxi drivers

Published on Monday, 23rd October 2017 in Environment news

Councils in Surrey are seeking views about proposed changes to current taxi and private hire licensing policy, in a consultation running until Monday 4 December.

New action plan to enhance important landscapes, townscapes and habitats

Published on Friday, 20th October 2017 in Planning policy news

How to enhance valued landscapes, townscapes and habitats and create new green space over the coming years is the focus of a new Green Infrastructure Strategy published by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

New Public Space Protection Order for Redhill

Published on Tuesday, 10th October 2017 in Anti-social behaviour news

The police and officers from Reigate & Banstead Borough Council have new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour in Redhill town centre.

Local wartime history comes alive at fascinating, free event

Published on Friday, 6th October 2017 in First world war cenetenary news

'Discover World War I with Reigate & Banstead' is a fascinating, free, interactive family event as part of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s First World War centenary commemorations.

The witch joins the lion and the wardrobe at magical Narnia trail

Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017 in Parks and countryside news

The infamous ‘White Witch’ has joined Aslan the lion, Lucy Pevensey and the iconic wardrobe at the Council’s magical Narnia nature trail at Banstead Woods and Chipstead Downs Local Nature Reserve.

Reigate Town Hall throws open its doors for Heritage Open Day

Published on Wednesday, 30th August 2017 in Mayor news

Visitors will get the chance to have a behind-the-scenes view of Reigate & Banstead’s Town Hall next weekend (Saturday 9 September) as it opens its doors for this year’s Heritage Open Days.

Residents urged to respond to important voter registration information

Published on Friday, 25th August 2017 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

Households living in Reigate & Banstead have been sent an important form asking them to check and update information that appears on the electoral register for their address. 

Memorial Park, Redhill wins its first Green Flag award along with Priory Park, Reigate.  

Published on Monday, 24th July 2017 in Parks and countryside news

Memorial Park, Redhill has been awarded its first Green Flag award with Priory Park, Reigate also winning.   

Horley High Street set for revamp

Published on Friday, 21st July 2017 in Horley news

Horley High Street’s pedestrian precinct is set to benefit from a £630,000 makeover to create a high quality, attractive space at the heart of the town centre.

Mayor recognises dedicated local volunteers at awards ceremony

Published on Friday, 14th July 2017 in Mayor news

Thirty four hard working volunteers and volunteer teams from across the borough have been recognised for their dedication to the community at the Mayor’s annual Volunteer Awards. 

£3.6m funding earmarked for infrastructure improvements over next five years

Published on Friday, 14th July 2017 in Planning policy news

£3.6m has been earmarked for improvements to services and infrastructure across the borough after the Council’s Executive agreed its first five-year funding programme for allocating contributions from developers.

The Light Cinemas unveiled as operators of new Redhill cinema

Published on Monday, 10th July 2017 in Redhill news

The Light Cinemas has been unveiled as the chosen cinema operator for the Council's landmark development scheme at Marketfield Way in Redhill.

Creating a Splash this summer in Priory Park, Reigate!

Published on Thursday, 6th July 2017 in Priory Park news

Friday 7 July sees the reopening of the Priory Park play area in Reigate, now featuring brand new splash play equipment!

Latest statement regarding call off of proposed industrial action

Published on Thursday, 29th June 2017 in Recycling and refuse news

Here’s our latest statement on cancelled industrial action by some refuse crews.

Council statement in response to GMB proposed industrial action

Published on Tuesday, 27th June 2017 in Recycling and refuse news

Here’s our statement on threatened industrial action by some of our refuse workers.

'Narnia’ trail opens at new Banstead Woods and Chipstead Downs Nature Reserve

Published on Monday, 26th June 2017 in Countryside in the borough news

Iconic characters from ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ have been brought to life at an enchanting Narnia themed nature trail at the new Banstead Woods and Chipstead Downs Local Nature Reserve.

Furzefield schoolchildren create a piece of history at Merstham hub development

Published on Thursday, 22nd June 2017 in Merstham news

A piece of history was created at the new Merstham Community Hub development on Wednesday 21 June when pupils from Furzefield Primary School in Merstham buried a time capsule at the site.

Specsavers Surrey Youth Games: hundreds take part

Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017 in Youth activities news

Nearly 250 children and young people braved soaring temperatures on Saturday and Sunday to represent Reigate & Banstead in the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford.

Council Leader unveils new Executive

Published on Tuesday, 30th May 2017 in Executive news

The Council's new Executive has been unveiled by Council Leader, Cllr Victor Broad.

New Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Reigate & Banstead

Published on Tuesday, 30th May 2017 in Mayor news

The new Mayor for Reigate & Banstead, Cllr Roger Newstead, has taken up his role and announced that his theme for his term in office is ‘Respect your borough’.

New building control service launches

Published on Friday, 19th May 2017 in Planning news

Our building control service has joined forces with the teams at Mole Valley and Tandridge district councils to become Southern Building Control Partnership.

Only one week left to register to vote in the general election

Published on Monday, 15th May 2017 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

With only one week to go until the deadline to register to vote in the general election, the Council is urging any residents who are not already registered to make sure they do so in time. 

New funding for Ifold Road play area, Redhill

Published on Wednesday, 10th May 2017 in Parks and countryside news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is today celebrating the news that it has received funding of £48,000 for a multi use games area in Redhill.