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

Published on Wednesday, 7th December 2022

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.

Surrey councils secure extra £3m to help local householders boost energy efficiency

Published on Tuesday, 20th April 2021

Up to £15,000 is available per eligible household to make homes warmer and cheaper to run.

Get winter ready by claiming up to £15,000 to make your home warmer and more energy efficient

Published on Monday, 12th October 2020

Householders across Reigate & Banstead are being urged to act quickly to claim a share of up to £15,000 each, which is available to winter-proof homes and slash fuel bills.

Rogue landlord receives large fine after leaving tenants in neglected bedsits

Published on Monday, 25th February 2019

A landlord who neglected a property and left vulnerable tenants in cold, damp and filthy conditions has been convicted at Guildford Magistrates Court and fined almost £12,000*.

Landlords urged to check licensing rules as new law takes effect

Published on Tuesday, 18th September 2018

Landlords of properties such as bedsits and flat shares are being urged to check whether they need to apply for a licence, following changes to housing laws coming in soon.

Court supports council's refusal to taxi applicant tried for serious crimes

Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017

Guildford Crown Court has supported Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s decision not to permit a taxi driver’s licence to a man who had previously been tried for serious crimes.

Court supports council decision to revoke taxi driver's licence

Published on Friday, 27th October 2017

A court has supported a decision from Reigate & Banstead Borough Council to revoke a taxi driver’s licence which resulted from an allegation about the driver by one of his female passengers.

Warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray

Published on Friday, 16th September 2016

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.