Supporting people across East Surrey - £134k in grants awarded to help create healthier communities

Published on Tuesday, 21st March 2023 in Grants news

Twenty-five local organisations from the voluntary and community sector were awarded funding from East Surrey Place (ESP) to provide health and wellbeing support.

Natural England seeks your views on extending the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Published on Friday, 10th March 2023 in Planning policy news

Natural England is consulting on whether to designate additional areas as part of the Surrey Hills AONB.

Latest opportunity to help shape draft Redhill to Horley Design Code

Published on Friday, 3rd March 2023 in Planning news

A third round of engagement is soon to begin for the community to further input into the draft A23 Great Street Redhill to Horley Design Code. Meet the team at The Belfry on 14 March to find out more.

Local heroes celebrate winning Sports Awards 2023!

Published on Thursday, 2nd March 2023 in Harlequin Theatre & Cinema news

Last night (1 March 2023), our latest sporting superstars were announced and celebrated at the annual Reigate & Banstead Sports Awards at the Harlequin Theatre & Cinema in Redhill.

More homes needed for Ukrainian refugees

Published on Monday, 27th February 2023 in Volunteer news

Could you offer a new home to Ukrainians who have found a safe refuge in Reigate & Banstead?

Temporary closure of Council park cafés for improvements

Published on Wednesday, 22nd February 2023 in Parks and countryside news

While Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is working on re-letting and improving the offer and facilities in its park cafés in Banstead, Redhill and Reigate, the cafés will be closed temporarily.

Housing fraud prosecution – woman sentenced to 12-month community order and ordered to pay Council costs

Published on Friday, 17th February 2023 in Fraud and corruption news

Following a lengthy investigation by the Council’s Fraud and Financial investigations Team, a 46-year-old nurse pleaded guilty to housing fraud and was sentenced at Guildford Court.

Tackling financial challenges, delivering services and future opportunities - Council sets budget for 2023/24

Published on Friday, 10th February 2023 in Your Council news

At its Full Council meeting last night (9 February 2023) Reigate & Banstead Borough Council approved next financial year’s budget.

Latest Horley High Street and subway designs on display, along with new plans for Central Car Park

Published on Friday, 10th February 2023 in Regeneration in your area news

Detailed designs for improvements to Horley High Street and subway have gone on display at Horley Library, along with new designs for enhancements to Central Car Park, on show for the first time.

Leader of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, Cllr Mark Brunt, confirms he will retire from the Council in May 2023

Published on Wednesday, 8th February 2023 in Councillors and committees news

Cllr Mark Brunt, Leader of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council since May 2018, has confirmed he will retire from the Council in May 2023.

More thrills and skills for Preston Park skatepark

Published on Thursday, 2nd February 2023 in Parks and countryside news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is investing in a bigger and better purpose-built skatepark in Preston Park, Tadworth, funded by our Preston regeneration programme.

The Rise in Redhill is getting ready for opening

Published on Wednesday, 1st February 2023 in Planning news

Surrey’s new entertainment venue is one step closer to opening, as Reigate & Banstead Borough Council secures more names for its flagship development in Redhill town centre and tenant fit outs begin

Investment in Lady Neville and Priory Park play areas promotes inclusive play and sustainability

Published on Monday, 30th January 2023 in Parks and countryside news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is undertaking improvement works in two of its popular playgrounds as part of its ongoing investment in the borough’s play facilities.

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council to match fund donations into local charitable fund

Published on Thursday, 26th January 2023 in Voluntary and community sector support news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is making a time limited offer to match fund every £1 of private donations into the Community Fund for Reigate & Banstead.

Find out more about new Local Plan timetable – public meeting on 1 February

Published on Friday, 20th January 2023 in Planning policy news

Come along to the Old Council Chamber, at 7pm on 1 February, for a presentation and Q&A session about the Council’s timetable to prepare, consult on and adopt a new Local Plan for 2027 onwards.

Latest developer contributions of £2.99m fund strategic and community improvement projects

Published on Tuesday, 17th January 2023 in Planning policy news

Many different projects benefitted from funding contributions last year, from a new Ambulance centre to new footpaths, defibrillators, refurbished community buildings and a tractor!

You need photo ID to vote at elections in May

Published on Monday, 16th January 2023 in Voting and elections news

For the first time, you will need to show photographic ID to vote at a polling station in this year’s local elections.

Council successfully prosecutes takeaway to protect public health – £20k fine and a full award of costs

Published on Wednesday, 7th December 2022 in Environmental health news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council was awarded full costs of over £6,300 at Guildford Magistrates Court, and the business owning the Lee Garden Takeaway in Horley received substantial fines.

Register your aspiring young performers for Star for a Night’s variety show of talent!

Published on Monday, 5th December 2022 in Youth activities news

Does your child - or a young person you know - want to develop their skills and experience in the performing arts?

Changes to Christmas bin collections and to community centre and town hall opening hours

Published on Tuesday, 29th November 2022 in Your Council news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council has confirmed that household bins will not be collected on Boxing Day, Monday 26 December. 

Residents move into Council’s new £7m social housing scheme in Redhill

Published on Monday, 28th November 2022 in Housing news

Residents have begun moving into their new homes at Wheatley Court on Cromwell Road, Redhill - Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s new £7m landmark social housing development.

Reigate & Banstead Sports Awards 2023 – nominate your amazing sporting heroes now!

Published on Friday, 25th November 2022 in Leisure centres and sports clubs news

It’s time for residents to nominate and celebrate inspirational individuals, teams, volunteers, clubs and coaches from across the borough.

Public consultation to help shape 2023-24 budget

Published on Monday, 21st November 2022 in Your Council news

An eight-week consultation starts today (21 November) on Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s draft 2023-24 budget proposals.

Draft budget for 2023-24 published – tackling financial challenges, delivering services and identifying future opportunities

Published on Friday, 11th November 2022 in Your Council news

Reigate & Banstead has now published the Council’s draft budget proposals for 2023-24, for discussion at the Executive Meeting on Thursday 17 November.

Help shape the plan to look after Earlswood and Redhill Commons

Published on Thursday, 10th November 2022 in Parks and countryside news

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is seeking the views of visitors to two of its most popular beauty spots.

Last chance to help reshape constituencies: final consultation on revised proposals open now

Published on Tuesday, 8th November 2022 in Voting, elections and local democracy news

Constituency boundaries are changing, and it’s your final chance to help shape the new map.

Sad passing of Honorary Alderman and former councillor Michael Selby

Published on Monday, 31st October 2022 in Your Council news

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Honorary Alderman and former borough councillor, Michael Selby on Wednesday 26 October 2022.

£11.9m to help Surrey residents cut their energy bills

Published on Thursday, 27th October 2022 in Environmental sustainability and climate change news

Grants of up to £25, 000 are now available for eligible Surrey residents to help make their homes warmer and more energy efficient.

Parks and green spaces win another bumper crop of ‘in bloom’ awards

Published on Thursday, 20th October 2022 in Parks and countryside news

We’re celebrating more great results in this year’s South & South East in Bloom competition.

Mayor honours local volunteers for their dedication to the borough

Volunteer awards 2022

Published on Wednesday, 19th October 2022 in Voluntary and community sector support news

Community heroes were rewarded for their volunteering efforts at Reigate & Banstead Volunteer Awards on Tuesday evening (18 October) with a special ceremony at the Harlequin Theatre in Redhill.