The EU referendum - you can’t miss it!

Published on Friday, 27th May 2016 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

With the EU referendum fast approaching, the Council is urging residents to look out for the Electoral Commission’s information booklet which has been delivered to all UK households.

Food waste recycling about to get easier, cleaner and cheaper

Published on Wednesday, 25th May 2016 in Household recycling and refuse news

From 1 June it will be easier, cleaner and cheaper for residents to recycle food waste following changes enabling them to line their silver kitchen food waste caddies with plastic bags or liners.

Earlswood Lakes update

Earslwood lakes

Published on Monday, 23rd May 2016 in Maintaining the countryside news

Find out about the repair works at Earlswood Lakes

Plans submitted for Redhill cinema scheme

Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016 in Planning news

Ambitious plans for a new multiplex cinema, restaurants and shops in Redhill town centre have moved a step closer with the submission of a planning application by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

Reigate & Banstead only district council shortlisted for Local Authority of the Year award

Published on Wednesday, 11th May 2016 in Organisation and services news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is the only district council to be shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Local Authority of the Year category in this year’s MJ Achievement Awards.

David John Munro elected as Surrey's Police & Crime Commissioner

Published on Friday, 6th May 2016 in Voting and elections news

The newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey is David John Munro.

First stage count results for Surrey Police & Crime Commissioner Elections

Published on Friday, 6th May 2016 in Voting and elections news

The first stage count results for the candidates in the Police and Crime Commissioner election in Surrey are in.

Turnout for Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner election

Published on Friday, 6th May 2016 in Voting and elections news

All districts and boroughs across Surrey are counting ballot papers today (Friday 6 May) for the Police and Crime Commissioner election for the Surrey Police force area.

Young stars for the night take to the stage at the Harlequin Theatre

Published on Monday, 2nd May 2016 in Youth news

Seventy-eight young people from Horley, Banstead, Redhill and Reigate took to the stage in Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s Star for a Night show at the Harlequin Theatre, Redhill.

Make sure you know how to have your say on 5 May

Published on Friday, 29th April 2016 in Voting and elections news

Voters are being reminded to make sure they are ready to take part in the elections on Thursday 5 May.

Free Festival of Sport, Sunday 1 May

Published on Friday, 22nd April 2016 in Leisure news

Reigate & Banstead's Festival of Sport, held in Reigate’s Priory Park and taking place on Sunday 1 May, promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

Our community centres are offering more to older residents

Published on Tuesday, 12th April 2016 in Organisation and services news

We are teaming up with Staywell to improve and increase the activities and services available to our older residents through our community centres.

Confirmation of candidates for Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner Elections

Published on Friday, 8th April 2016 in Voting and elections news

A total of seven candidates have declared themselves to run in the Police and Crime Commissioner Election for the Surrey Police area, which is taking place on Thursday 5 May.

Try out a new sport and compete for the borough in this year’s P&G Surrey Youth Games

Published on Friday, 8th April 2016 in What's on in the borough news

The P&G Surrey Youth Games programme from Active Surrey offers children aged 7-16 free coaching in 14 different sports at local venues.

Honeycrock Farm latest developments

Published on Thursday, 24th March 2016 in Planning news

Update on Honeycrock Farm in response to media reports that Mr Fidler is demolishing his unauthorised dwelling.

Nominations open for the Mayor’s Volunteer Awards 2016

Published on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016 in What's on in the borough news

Nominations are open to find local individuals, groups and businesses who give their time to help others in the borough.

Tickets now available for Star for a Night

Published on Tuesday, 22nd March 2016 in Harlequin Theatre & Cinema news

Tickets are on sale now for Star for a Night, the annual talent showcase for young people, which is run by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council and takes place at the Harlequin Theatre on 7 and 8 April.

Time is running out to register to vote

Published on Monday, 21st March 2016 in Voting and elections news

Time is running out to make sure you are registered to vote for Surrey’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and for your local councillors on Thursday 5 May.

Latest Borough News - out now

Published on Friday, 18th March 2016 in Your Council news

The spring edition of Borough News, our magazine for residents, is out now. Read our latest news, features and find out about events and activities going on near you.

Boating to resume at Earlswood Lakes at Easter

Published on Friday, 11th March 2016 in Parks and countryside news

After an absence of many years, boating at Earlswood Lakes is set to resume at Easter weekend.

New online council tax, business rates and benefit checker launched  

Published on Thursday, 10th March 2016 in Benefits news

This is a new online service giving you instant access to a range of useful information about your council tax or business rates account and housing benefit and council tax reduction claims online.

Designs for new Redhill cinema scheme to go on show

Published on Tuesday, 1st March 2016 in Redhill news

Designs for a new multiplex cinema, restaurants and shops in Redhill town centre go on display next week (9-12 March ). Come along to see and comment on the plans.

Banstead woman handed three month prison sentence for £23,000 benefit fraud

Published on Monday, 29th February 2016 in Benefit, reduction and discount fraud news

A Banstead woman has been handed a three month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, after she was convicted of committing benefit fraud totalling over £23,000.

Need a push up the property ladder?

Published on Tuesday, 16th February 2016 in Housing news

Then come along to the Help to Buy first time buyers show on Saturday 12 March 2016, 10.30am - 3.30pm at The Pavilion Suite, Lingfield Park.

Open auditions for young people: 6 and 7 February

Published on Tuesday, 2nd February 2016 in Harlequin Theatre & Cinema news

Young singers, dancers and actors are wanted for this year’s Star for a Night show. Open auditions are on 6 and 7 February at the Harlequin Theatre, Redhill.

Join the drive and register to vote today - #NVRD

Published on Monday, 1st February 2016 in Voting and elections news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is encouraging anyone not yet registered to vote, to take advantage of National Voter Registration Drive (#NVRD) this week and go online now to register.

Observations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee on draft budget proposals 2016/17

Published on Tuesday, 12th January 2016 in Committee and council meetings news

Statement given at the Executive on 7 January, in response to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s Budget report.

All welcome to attend borough’s Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Published on Monday, 11th January 2016 in What's on in the borough news

A special ceremony to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust will take place on Tuesday 26 January at 7pm in Reigate School, Pendleton Road, Reigate.

Reigate & Banstead welcomes its first Mini Mayor for the day

Published on Tuesday, 5th January 2016 in Mayor news

Reigate schoolgirl, Josie Davie, got to be Mini Mayor for the day and help turn on the town’s Christmas lights after winning the Mayor’s Christmas card competition.

Council tax refund scam warning

Published on Thursday, 31st December 2015 in Council tax charges news

We have been alerted to a council tax refund scam currently operating in our area in which the scammers send residents a text message, telling them that they are entitled to a council tax refund.