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

Published on Friday, 10th March 2023

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

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

Published on Thursday, 20th October 2022

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

Memorial Park, Redhill and Priory Park, Reigate are recognised as some of the UK’s very best green spaces

Published on Thursday, 2nd August 2018

A record number of parks and green spaces collected a Green Flag Award , including two of ours!

New decorative bird box trail launches at Earlswood Lakes

Published on Tuesday, 22nd May 2018

A fascinating, new decorative bird box trail installed at Earlswood Common by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, launches on Saturday 26 May, just in time for some free half term holiday fun.

The witch joins the lion and the wardrobe at magical Narnia trail

Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017

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.

Popular Chipstead Playground Revamped

Published on Thursday, 1st December 2016

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.

Boating to resume at Earlswood Lakes at Easter

Published on Friday, 11th March 2016

After an absence of many years, boating at Earlswood Lakes is set to resume at Easter weekend.