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Woking Borough Council Latest News
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Minister launches electoral canvass pilot projects in a bid to save up to 20...
Today Chris Skidmore, the Minister for the Constitution, has launched 18 pilot projects across England and Wales which could radically reduce the cost of the annual canvass for local authorities.
Free Dementia Friendly Handyperson Service Launched
A free handyperson service that will support residents specifically suffering from dementia with simple adaptations around the home to help them remain living independently has been launched by Woking Borough Council.
Woking fireworks extravaganza!
Organised by Woking District Rotary Club, the annual fireworks extravaganza on Saturday 5 November 2016 (gates open 6pm) will see a fun fair, food stalls and a spectacular fireworks display beginning at 8pm.
Surrey Opportunities Fair
Do you know a young person who?s struggling to decide what to do when they leave school or college? Or perhaps they already have an idea of what career they wish to pursue, but would like to know more about how to get in to that particular industry. The Surrey Opportunities Fair gives young people the chance to find out what?s out there, from college courses and traineeships, to apprenticeships and employment. It?s not only a chance to meet and make connections with employers, colleges, train...
Council to consult on Martyrs Lane site
The suitability of land to the east of Martyrs Lane as an alternative ?safeguarded? site for removal from the Green Belt to meet future development needs between 2027 and 2040 will be the subject of a public consultation following a decision by Council at its meeting on Thursday 20 October 2016.
Market Walk's spooktacular Halloween celebrations!
You are summoned to attend this year?s Spooktacular Halloween Celebration along Market Walk in Woking! On Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October, Market Walk will be transformed with spooky surprises and spine-tingling treats!
Woking's community prepares for the 10th Diwali parade
Woking community groups have been eagerly crafting bright and beautiful creations for this year?s 10th Diwali lantern parade, which celebrates new beginnings, the victory of good over evil and the triumph of light over dark.
Local man pays the price for fly-tipping
Woking Borough Council has successfully prosecuted Mr Rayhan Aziz, from Woking, under Section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 for fly-tipping household items at the recycling site in Parley Drive, Woking.
Landlord prosecuted for harassing private tenant
Woking Borough Council has successfully prosecuted local landlord, Mr Mohammad Azam, for the harassment of his private tenant under Section 1 (3A) of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977.
Royal British Legion to launch Woking's Poppy Day Appeal
A military parade and a poignant minute?s silence with maroon salute will launch the Royal British Legion?s (RBL) annual Woking Poppy Day Appeal on Saturday 29 October 2016.
Council to consider cross-party working group recommendations
Woking?s draft Site Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD), which identifies potential urban and Green Belt sites for future housing, employment and infrastructure development within Woking Borough until 2027, will be considered by Council at its meeting on Thursday 20 October 2016.
Sporting heroes, coaches and volunteers honoured at Sport Woking Awards ceremony
Sportsmen and women, budding stars of the future and the cream of local coaching staff were honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony held this week (Wednesday 12 October), at the H.G. Wells Conference and Events Centre, Woking.
Community art project gets a ringside seat in the town
Working in partnership with local community group, Liaise Women?s Centre, Woking Borough Council has refurbished one of the town?s open-air, curved seating areas in Christchurch Way using hand-crafted resin seating blocks created by members from the local group.
A big thank you from Sport Relief
The sponsorship money has been counted, checked and verified, and we?re delighted to reveal the final fundraising total for the Sport Relief Woking Goldsworth Park Mile.
Joint intelligence forces landlord to shut dangerous property
Woking Borough Council?s crackdown on private landlords continued last week following intelligence provided by Home Office Immigration Enforcement Officers, which resulted in the immediate closure of private rented accommodation and possible prosecution proceedings for private landlord, Mr Wahed Rahimi.

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