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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.

New contractor appointed to complete community hub in Merstham regeneration project

Published on Tuesday, 9th August 2016 in Merstham news

W Stirland Ltd. has been appointed as the new contractor to complete the construction of the new community hub and shops being built on the Triangle site as part of the Merstham regeneration project.

Consultation begins on next stage of Reigate & Banstead’s local plan

Published on Monday, 1st August 2016 in Development management plan news

The Council has announced the start of a consultation on the next part of its local plan, the Development Management Plan, and is urging residents, businesses and workers in to have their say.

Action against travellers on Wray Common

Published on Wednesday, 27th July 2016 in Anti-social behaviour news

Travellers on Wray Common last night (Tuesday 26 July 2016) have been served a notice to quit.

School holiday activities for children

Published on Monday, 18th July 2016 in Youth activities news

Keeping children busy for the holidays is easy this summer, thanks to R&Be Active from Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

Fine for owners of property after planning breach

Published on Friday, 15th July 2016 in Planning news

Owners of a property in Horley have been fined almost £5,000 following a successful planning enforcement prosecution by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

Executive to consider Local Plan consultation document

Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016 in Planning policy news

At its meeting on 14 July, the Executive will be asked to consider the next part of the Council’s local plan for public consultation later in the summer.

Honeycrock Farm High Court Order complied with

Published on Friday, 1st July 2016 in Planning news

“Following our visit to Honeycrock Farm yesterday (Wed 29 June 2016) we are satisfied that Mr Fidler has complied with the requirements of the outstanding enforcement notices," announced the Council.

Gold, silver and bronze at P&G Surrey Youth Games

Published on Wednesday, 22nd June 2016 in Leisure news

Team Reigate & Banstead scooped gold, silver and bronze in the P&G Surrey Youth Games last weekend (18 and 19 June).

Plan now for casting your historic vote on June 23!

Published on Tuesday, 21st June 2016 in Voting and elections news

Voters in Reigate & Banstead who are intending to vote at a polling station on Thursday 23 June are being advised to plan when and where they will cast their vote on polling day. 

New Mayor and Deputy for Reigate & Banstead

Published on Tuesday, 7th June 2016 in Mayor news

The new Mayor for Reigate & Banstead, Cllr David Powell, has taken up his new role and announced that his theme for his term in office is ‘Love your community’.

Honeycrock Farm latest court hearing adjourned

Published on Tuesday, 7th June 2016 in Planning news

A High Court hearing to decide whether Mr Fidler has complied with the court order requiring him to demolish the unlawful house and structures at Honeycrock Farm has been adjourned to 4 July 2016.

Leader announces new Executive

Published on Tuesday, 7th June 2016 in Your elected representatives news

The new Executive of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council has been announced following the Annual Council meeting held on Thursday 26 May.

Have you received your EU Referendum voting guide? You can’t miss it!

Published on Thursday, 2nd June 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 Thursday, 2nd June 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.

Voter registration deadline

Published on Wednesday, 1st June 2016 in Voting and elections news

With the EU referendum fast approaching, residents are urged to register to vote by 7 June, and to check the Electoral Commission's voting guide for advice on how to take part.