Surrey partners working together to deal with dramatic rise in COVID-19

Published on Wednesday, 6th January 2021


Reigate & Banstead Borough Council launches new schemes to support food and fuel poverty

Published on Thursday, 17th December 2020

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council launches two new local Food Clubs – in Horley and Woodhatch – as part of its long-term commitment to supporting vulnerable communities and tackling food poverty.

Statement regarding the regional restrictions from Councillor Mark Brunt, Leader of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council

Published on Friday, 27th November 2020

The Government has confirmed that following the end of the national lockdown on 2 December, Reigate & Banstead and the rest of Surrey will move into Tier 2 of the new system of regional measures.

Providing a local crematorium for bereaved families

Published on Friday, 16th October 2020

The Council is proposing to build a crematorium and memorial garden in the borough to provide a more local service for bereaved families.

Leaders of Surrey’s District and Borough Councils Welcome Government Clarity on Local Government Reorganisation

Published on Wednesday, 14th October 2020

Surrey Leaders welcome the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG’s) recent announcement and clarity on local government reorganisation.

The Flying Dustman and Trash Gordon join Reigate & Banstead’s waste team thanks to local residents

Published on Monday, 28th September 2020

Residents have named Reigate & Banstead’s new rubbish trucks.

Don’t lose your voice - look out for your voter registration details

Published on Friday, 14th August 2020

Local residents are being urged not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date.

Redhill cinema, shops and homes development continues apace

Published on Monday, 10th August 2020

Great progress is being made on the Council’s new cinema, retail and homes development at Marketfield Way in Redhill despite the coronavirus outbreak.

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council commits to proposing future structure of local government in Surrey

Published on Friday, 31st July 2020

At Full Council last night, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council agreed to support further investigation into the future structure of local government in Surrey.

Chief Executive John Jory leaves the Council after 10 years

Published on Friday, 31st July 2020

Chief Executive John Jory will leave Reigate & Banstead Borough Council on 31 July, after over 10 years of service.

Residents and visitors asked their views on Redhill’s Public Space Protection Order (PSPO)

Published on Monday, 6th July 2020

Residents and visitors to Redhill are being asked their views on the town centre’s Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in an online survey open from the 6th July for six weeks.

Democracy goes virtual as first online Planning Committee is held

Published on Friday, 24th April 2020

Our Council meetings are now being run virtually so that the democratic process can continue despite coronavirus social distancing measures.

Harlequin community support centre features on Channel 5 News

Published on Wednesday, 15th April 2020

The transformation of our closed Harlequin Theatre into community support centre to assist vulnerable residents during the coronavirus crisis featured on last night’s Channel 5 News.

Harlequin Theatre becomes community support centre to help vulnerable residents

Published on Monday, 30th March 2020

The Council has put the closed Harlequin Theatre at the heart of its coronavirus response to support residents in need.

Coronavirus: update from the Leader

Published on Thursday, 19th March 2020

A message from Council Leader, Cllr Mark Brunt, on the Council’s response to Coronavirus - 19 March 2020.

Council adopts new five year plan: Reigate & Banstead 2025

Published on Tuesday, 21st January 2020

An ambitious new plan has been adopted by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, confirming its priorities for the period 2020-2025.

Flooding update - Friday 20 December

Published on Friday, 20th December 2019

The Council is working with the Environment Agency, emergency services and partner organisations to assist those most affected by localised flooding as a result of continued heavy rain.

Flooding update

Published on Thursday, 19th December 2019

Following flooding in Horley as a result of heavy rainfall, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is working with the Environment Agency, as the lead agency, and its partners to assist those affected.

‘X’ marks the spot! Make sure you know how to cast your vote on 12 December

Published on Monday, 9th December 2019

Are you ready to take part in the general election on Thursday 12 December? 

Redhill’s landmark cinema development gets underway

Published on Friday, 6th December 2019

Work on the Council’s flagship cinema development at Marketfield Way in Redhill is set to get underway before Christmas.

Reigate & Banstead’s Local Plan adopted

Published on Friday, 27th September 2019

The Council has formally adopted its Development Management Plan (DMP) after a Government Planning Inspector found it sound and legally compliant.

How would you like to see your local area improved?

Published on Monday, 16th September 2019

Residents, businesses and local community groups are being asked to share their views on how money raised from new developments could be spent to improve their local area.

Town Hall celebrates Heritage Open Day’s 25th anniversary

Published on Friday, 13th September 2019

The Town Hall in Reigate is throwing open its doors to the public on Saturday 21 September for Heritage Open Day.

Final call for views on Council’s new five year plan

Published on Tuesday, 10th September 2019

Residents, visitors and local businesses are being encouraged to have their say on Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s new five year plan - Reigate & Banstead 2025 – before the consultation closes.

Reigate & Banstead 2025: It’s your Council, have your say

Published on Monday, 22nd July 2019

An eight week public consultation starts today on Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s new draft five year plan: Reigate & Banstead 2025.

Public spaces protected from illegal encampments

Published on Monday, 15th July 2019

The High Court has granted Reigate & Banstead Borough Council a protective injunction to prevent illegal encampments on land it owns.

Council Executive to consider priorities for the next five years

Published on Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s priorities and plan for the next five years will be considered by the Council’s Executive on 18 July 2019 ahead of its release for public consultation.

New Executive line-up announced

Published on Monday, 10th June 2019

Cllr Mark Brunt was re-elected as Leader of the Council at the Annual Council meeting on Wednesday 29 May. He will hold the post for four years until May 2023.

New Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Reigate and Banstead

Published on Thursday, 30th May 2019

Cllr Keith Foreman has taken up his role as the new Mayor for Reigate & Banstead, and has announced that his theme for his term in office is ‘Working together for our great community’.

Make sure you know how to have your say on 2 May

Published on Wednesday, 1st May 2019

Are you ready to take part in the local elections on Thursday 2 May? Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm. You can only vote if you have already registered.

Priory Park playground revamp to start in June

Published on Monday, 25th March 2019

The exciting designs for Priory Park’s playground revamp have been unveiled. The popular play space will undergo a refurbishment project to replace its ageing and damaged equipment, starting in June.

Make sure you’re registered to vote in time for May’s local elections

Published on Monday, 18th March 2019

On Thursday 2 May Reigate & Banstead residents will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level. This year every Borough Council seat is up for election.

Public consultation on local plan changes kicks off

Published on Monday, 11th March 2019

A six-week public consultation on proposed changes to the Council’s Development Management Plan (DMP) is underway.

Road named in memory of Redhill soldier, Lance Corporal James Hill

Published on Monday, 11th March 2019

Guardsman Hill Drive was officially unveiled by the Mayor of Reigate & Banstead on Friday 8 March (2019) in tribute to Redhill soldier James Hill.

Council's pledge to reduce single use plastics

Published on Wednesday, 24th October 2018

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council has pledged to do all it can to eliminate its use of single use plastics (SUPs) from its buildings, facilities and services and instead use reusable, compostable or recyclable materials.

Local electoral arrangements finalised for Reigate & Banstead Borough Council 

Published on Monday, 1st October 2018

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

Town Hall opens its doors for Heritage Open Day

Published on Friday, 24th August 2018

Visitors will get the chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at Reigate Town Hall on Saturday 15 September as it opens its doors for this year’s Heritage Open Days.

Last chance to shape political map of Reigate and Banstead

Published on Monday, 6th August 2018

Local people have just a few days left to help re-draw council ward boundaries across Reigate and Banstead.

Stand for what you believe in – be a councillor

Published on Monday, 6th August 2018

“If you’re passionate about your area and your local community, we need you!”

Have your say on new political map of Reigate and Banstead

Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across Reigate and Banstead to comment on its draft proposals for new council ward boundaries. 

New Council Leader and Executive

Published on Monday, 4th June 2018

The Council has a new Leader and Deputy Leader. Cllr Mark Brunt was elected as Leader of the Council until May 2019 at the Annual Council meeting on Thursday 24 May.

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council to undergo ward boundary review

Published on Friday, 15th December 2017

Ward boundaries and electoral arrangements for Reigate & Banstead Borough Council are to undergo a review in 2018, led by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE). 

#OurDay: celebrating the work of local government 

Published on Tuesday, 21st November 2017

Today we’ve been taking part in #OurDay, an annual live tweetathon to showcase the breadth of vital services the council delivers and the ways we help residents and businesses. 

Reigate School Boy Wins Road Safety Competition!

Published on Thursday, 16th November 2017

After stiff competition, a local primary school student has been named as the winner of the ‘R&B Kids Safe’ road safety competition.

Star for a Night tickets now on sale

Published on Tuesday, 28th March 2017

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

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

We have launched our latest residents’ survey to get your views on the Council and your local area.

Latest Borough News - out now

Published on Friday, 18th March 2016

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.

Horley business park proposal discussed at Full Council

Published on Monday, 21st December 2015

At the Full Council meeting on Thursday 17 December the proposed Horley business park proposal was discussed and there were a number of public questions about the proposal. Find out more.

Have you signed up for Borough e-news?

Published on Friday, 6th November 2015

The latest issue of our free e-newsletter is out now. Have you subscribed?

Reigate Town Hall throws open its doors for Heritage Open Day

Published on Tuesday, 8th September 2015

Visitors will get the chance to have a behind-the-scenes view of Reigate Town Hall this Saturday (12 September) as part of this year's Heritage Open Days.

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council offers to take in Syrian refugees

Published on Monday, 7th September 2015

In response to the Syrian refugee crisis Council Leader, Cllr Victor Broad has written to the Prime Minister offering assistance in finding homes for a number of Syrian refugees.

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