Memorial Park re-opened following £1.5m revamp
Memorial Park in Redhill was officially re-opened on Friday 10 October 2014, marking the completion of the park’s £1.5 modernisation as part of the wider Redhill regeneration.
If you or someone you know is affected by domestic abuse, you can take action to get help
Love shouldn’t hurt. That’s the message we're promoting in support of a Surrey-wide domestic abuse awareness campaign running from 13-19 October, designed to encourage those affected by this crime or their friends to take action. Find out more about the support available.
Redevelopment of Warwick Quadrant to begin
The first phase of the redevelopment of Warwick Quadrant will shortly get underway with the demolition of Lombard House. The development will provide a modernised, larger Sainsbury's store, a gym, a hotel and improved town centre parking.
Developer fined for cutting limbs from protected Horley oak tree
A housing developer has been prosecuted by Reigate Banstead Borough Council after a contractor working on their behalf carried out works to a protected oak tree in Horley, contravening a Tree Preservation Order.
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We're asking readers of Borough News to tell us what they think of our residents' magazine. It only takes five minutes and you can enter our prize draw at the same time.
Blooming Marvellous! Prestigious win for the borough in South and South East in Bloom Competition Awards
Parks and open spaces in Horley, Reigate, Banstead and Redhill have won awards in the region's largest horticultural competition, South and South East in Bloom.
Memorial Park re-opens on Saturday 11 October following £1.5m revamp
Memorial Park in Redhill will re-open on Saturday 11 October 2014 following its £1.5 million facelift as part of the wider Redhill regeneration. Come along and enjoy the new facilities.
'Thumbs up' from KPMG
External auditors KPMG have given Reigate and Banstead Borough Council a 'thumbs up' in their independent audit of the Council’s 2013-14 accounts.
Calling 55s and over
29 September to 3 October is Living and Ageing Well Week. We're offering a programme packed with over 50 different activities across all the council’s leisure and community centres.
Find out who's running the Memorial Park cafe
The proprietors of the new cafe at Memorial Park can't wait to get trading and serve you with delicious, fresh and healthy food. Find out more about what they will be offering.
Benefit fraud investigation results in prison sentence
A Coulsdon man has been sentenced to two and a half years after being convicted of multiple charges of dishonesty and one of money laundering in relation to his claims for Council Tax Benefit, Job Seekers Allowance and Pension Credit.
WWI events: 'Show and tell' roadshow and 'Over by Christmas' lecture
Dust off those medals or wartime memorabilia and bring them along to the World War I Roadshow to find out more about them. Plus, get your tickets to the lecture 'Over by Christmas' taking place on Wednesday 8 October.
Prize draw and more in the new issue of Borough News
Featuring news and features on local issues that matter to you, the Autumn 2014 issue of Borough News also has a free prize draw. Look out for the magazine coming through your letter box soon.
Heritage Open Day at the Town Hall this weekend
Come and see a behind-the-scenes view of the Town Hall this weekend (Saturday 13 September) as part of this year’s Heritage Open Days. A fascinating World War I exhibition is also on show. And all for free!
Tell us your views on Council Tax Support scheme
We are carrying out an annual review of our Council Tax Support scheme and are asking claimants and other residents for their views on the scheme. Closing date Tuesday 16 September.
The way you register to vote has changed - look out for your letter that will tell you more
The way you register to vote is changing across the UK. We are writing to residents about the change. Look out for your letter that tells you if need to take action to join the new register.
Remembering the First World War centenary
The Council has opened Books of Remembrance across the borough so you can pay your respects to those who fought and died in the First World War. We have also published a centenary programme to pay tribute to the part the borough and its residents played in the conflict.
Lights Out – remembering First World War centenary
Residents and businesses are invited to join us in supporting Lights Out on Monday 4 August at 10pm in a UK-wide event to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. We have also opened Books of Remembrance across the borough so you can pay your own respects.
Want a job in construction? Training courses running in Redhill in August and September
Are you aged 16-30 and interested in a career in construction? The Council is working with Construction Youth Trust and Redhill Training Academy to run two construction courses in Redhill during August and September as part of our revamp of Memorial Park.