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Rishi Sunak, Backed by Guildford’s MP, Speaks to Local Conservative Members

By Martin Giles Rishi Sunak’s campaign to be the next prime minister was brought to members of the Guildford Conservative Association when he came to Godalming on Saturday (Jul 30).…

Air Ambulance Deployed to Incident South of Guildford

The SE East Air Ambulance is believed to have been deployed to Guildford this morning following a collision on the A281 Shalford Road south of Guildford. The collision was between…

Comment: Will a Tillingbourne By-election Tell Us How the Political Land Lies?

By Martin Giles It is only nine months until the next borough council election and we might get some idea of how the local political winds are blowing when a…

Delay to Consultation on Planning Application for Wisley Airfield

The lead councillor for development management at Guildford Borough Council has announced that Taylor Wimpey’s planning application for Wisley has been referred back to the applicant because of an unspecified…

Confusion at Holiday Park Where Residents Feel Threatened With Eviction

By Martin Giles A county councillor has accused the site owner of a recreational holiday home site in Farley Green of breaching its licence and bullying residents. It is claimed…

Surrey Police Turn to Forensics to Fight Dog Theft

By Emily Inge Surrey Police are urging owners to register their dog’s DNA on a national database. In a press release, they said they are turning to DNA technology in…

Diary of an Ockhamite

Tony Edwards who entertained us with his regular Life in Solitary column during the pandemic is back with this new Diary of an Ockhamite, a light-hearted collection of observations from…

Updated: Are Housebuilders’ Contributions Genuinely Benefiting Schools in the Ash area?

By David Reading Campaigners have raised searching questions about large sums of money that house developers have provided to support schools in the Ash and Tongham area. Their investigations, they…

‘Water Bombing’ Employed at Hankley Common to Keep Control of Wildfire

Areas of Hankley Common were “water bombed” yesterday (July 27) to help lessen the risk of further fires and the risk to firefighters.  An Airbourne Solutions Eurocopter AS350 helicopter…

Council Reacts: ‘We Are Working Together to Ensure the Future of the Tumbling Bay Weir’

Following the Dragon article “Agencies Can’t Agree A Statement on Weir Bridge Repair“, Guildford Borough Council issued a statement today at 3.53pm. It reads: “We know that it is important…