Taxi driver convicted of assaulting Council parking attendant and colleague

Published on Wednesday, 19th April 2017 in Parking news

A licensed taxi driver convicted of assaulting two members of the Council’s parking team has been given a community order requiring him to carry out 60 hours of unpaid work.

Star for a Night: winners announced

Published on Tuesday, 11th April 2017 in Youth activities news

Over 80 young people from Redhill, Reigate, Horley and Banstead got a taste of the limelight when they appeared on stage at the Harlequin Theatre in Star for a Night, the council's variety show.

What do you think of open space, sports and recreation provision in the borough?

Published on Friday, 7th April 2017 in Development management plan news

We want to know which open spaces, sports and recreation facilities you like to use and what you think about them. In return for your views you could win a three month leisure centre pass.

Specsavers Surrey Youth Games: free sports training

Published on Tuesday, 4th April 2017 in Youth activities news

Young people aged seven to 16 have the chance to try out a new sport for free by taking advantage of training from Reigate & Banstead as part of the preparations for Specsavers Surrey Youth Games.

Star for a Night tickets now on sale

Published on Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Your Council news

Audiences are in for a treat at this year’s Star for a Night show as local singer Josh Bailey, who appeared on the BBC talent show ‘Let it Shine’, will be performing.

Magistrate fines man £1,000 for littering offence

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

A man was fined £1,000 plus £818 costs by Redhill Magistrates’ Court following a littering offence in Reigate High Street.

Tell us your views in our residents' survey

Published on Wednesday, 8th March 2017 in Your Council news

We have launched our latest residents’ survey to get your views on the Council and your local area.

Use the RingGo app to park in Reigate & Banstead – and you could win free parking for a month!

Published on Thursday, 2nd March 2017 in Parking news

Visitors to council-owned car parks are being encouraged to pay for their parking quickly and easily using the handy RingGo app - and be in with the chance of winning a great prize.

Save time - recycle online!

Published on Wednesday, 1st March 2017 in Recycling and refuse news

Residents are encouraged to use the great new functionality on our website's recycling pages, to recycle more than ever before.

Do you know a volunteer that deserves recognition?

Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017 in Mayor news

Nominations for the Mayor’s Volunteer Awards are now open to find local people, groups and businesses that do so much valuable work for the borough and its residents.

All welcome to attend ceremony to remember victims of the Holocaust  

Published on Monday, 23rd January 2017 in Mayor news

The Mayor is inviting the community to join him at a special ceremony to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and other genocides on Tuesday 24 January 2017 at 7pm at Reigate School.

Plans approved for multimillion pound Redhill cinema scheme

Published on Thursday, 19th January 2017 in Planning applications news

A multimillion pound multiplex cinema, restaurants and shops complex in Redhill town centre is set to go ahead after the plans were approved last night by the Council’s Planning Committee.

Star for a Night: date for young people's variety show auditions

Published on Wednesday, 18th January 2017 in Harlequin Theatre & Cinema news

Young people with a passion for dancing, singing or acting are invited to take part in auditions for this year's show.

Housing developer fined £10,000 for wilful damage to protected Redhill trees

Published on Monday, 16th January 2017 in Planning news

Housing developer Shanly Homes has been fined £10,000 for wilful damage to two protected trees in Redhill following a successful prosecution by the council.

How would you like to see your area improved?

Published on Monday, 9th January 2017 in Community Infrastructure Levy news

Residents and businesses are being urged to share their views on how money raised from new development should be spent to improve facilities and services in their area.

Popular Chipstead Playground Revamped

Published on Thursday, 1st December 2016 in Parks and countryside news

An opening ceremony for the new Chipstead Mead Playground took place on Wednesday 16 November following a revamp by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council. The Deputy Mayor of Reigate & Banstead, Councillor Keith Foreman, ward Councillor John Stephenson and Councillor Dr Lynne Hack, Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services were in attendance, accompanied by children and parents from Chipstead Village Pre-School.

Council's entrepreneurialism gains national recognition

Published on Friday, 4th November 2016 in Organisation and services news

The Council has been recognised for its entrepreneurial approach to delivering services in the prestigious LGC Awards.

Construction of new shops and flats completed in Merstham regeneration

Published on Thursday, 6th October 2016 in Merstham news

The regeneration of Merstham has reached a significant milestone with the completion of the construction of a new convenience store, three shops and ten affordable flats.

Show home for Council’s new 19-home development opens this weekend

Published on Thursday, 6th October 2016 in Housing news

The show home for a brand new 19-home development in Horley by the Council opens to visitors on Saturday 8 October. 

Local history comes alive at fascinating, free event

Published on Wednesday, 5th October 2016 in What's on guide news

See World War artefacts from Surrey Infantry Museum, dig out your own family heirlooms to find out more from museum experts or get help to start researching your family history at this free event.

Local Plan consultation - have you had your say yet?

Published on Monday, 3rd October 2016 in Development management plan news

Have you responded to the Council’s consultation on the next stage of its Local Plan yet? The 10 October deadline is fast approaching.

Mayor rewards borough’s dedicated volunteers

Published on Monday, 3rd October 2016 in Mayor news

Fifty seven hard working volunteers from across the borough have been recognised for their dedication to the community by the Mayor of Reigate & Banstead at a special awards ceremony. 

Tell us your views on Council Tax reduction scheme

Published on Monday, 19th September 2016 in Changes to housing and support for council tax from April 2013 news

The Council is consulting on its proposed Council Tax reduction scheme for 2017/18 and is asking claimants and other residents for their views.

Warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray

Published on Friday, 16th September 2016 in Environmental health news

Public Health England (PHE) is warning people who have recently had body piercings about an unsafe cleansing spray provided by piercing studios for aftercare use, which may cause severe infections.

Council to form property company to help meet funding challenges

Published on Friday, 16th September 2016 in Council policy news

A commercial property and investment company is to be set up by the Council to boost the local economy and to help plug the future funding gap caused by the termination of government grant.

Cllr Mrs Joan Spiers funeral arrangements

Published on Friday, 16th September 2016 in Your elected representatives news

The family of Mrs Spiers have informed us that her funeral will take place at 1pm on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 at St. Margaret’s Church, Church Lane, Chipstead, Surrey, CR5 3RD.

Residents urged to check important voter registration information

Published on Thursday, 8th September 2016 in Voting and elections news

Households in Reigate and Banstead are being urged to check important voter registration information sent to them by the Council as part of its annual voter registration canvass.

Town Hall opens its doors for Heritage Open Day

Published on Monday, 5th September 2016 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

Visitors will get the chance to have a behind-the-scenes view of Reigate & Banstead's Town Hall this weekend (Saturday 10 September) as part of this year's Heritage Open Days.

Sad passing of Honorary Alderman Eddie Waller

Published on Friday, 2nd September 2016 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Honorary Alderman Eddie Waller, who passed away on 27 August 2016, just two days before his 102nd birthday.

Sad passing of Cllr Mrs Joan Spiers

Published on Tuesday, 30th August 2016 in Borough Councillors news

It is with deep regret we announce that Councillor Mrs Joan Spiers, Ward Member for Kingswood and Burgh Heath, sadly passed away on 29 August 2016.