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.

Brand New Splash Play Facilities to come to Priory Park, Reigate

Published on Friday, 5th May 2017 in Priory Park news

Brand new splash play equipment is to be installed into the Priory Park play area this summer to replace the current system which is showing signs of wear and tear.

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 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 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.