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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…

The Dragon Says: The Dam Preventing Council Cultural Change is Still Unbreached

The long and sorry story of the still-awaited Tumbling Bay Weir bridge repair reveals a remaining cultural problem at Guildford Borough Council. See: Agencies Can’t Agree A Statement on Weir…

Agencies Can’t Agree A Statement on Weir Bridge Repair

By Martin Giles A promised joint statement on the closed Tumbling Bay Weir footbridge is still awaited after five weeks of prevarication by the agencies involved in its repair, including…

County Council Aiming to Put Surrey Culture On the Map

Surrey County Council and partners are aiming to make “Surrey culture count”. A new cultural website has been launched which aims to put Surrey Culture firmly on the map. The…

Updated: No Rail Service Again from Guildford During Today’s Strike

South Western Railway (SWR) is urging customers only to travel by rail if absolutely necessary during RMT’s strike day today, Wednesday July 27.  There will be no services on the…