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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.

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.

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.

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.