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Opinion: A Good Walk Spoiled – The Gulf Between Proficient Planning and What We Have

By Martin Giles When my wife said: “Are you coming for a walk?” I happily said yes. I had fed the Dragon with new stories so felt I could take…

Rubens’ Blog: The Benefits Of Singing

Rubens King writes and gives advice and tips on mental health issues to help tackle stigma and make conversations about mental health normal. Here, he gives some suggestions on how…

The Dragon Says: Time for Ash Parish Council Chairman to Admit His Error

The beleaguered position of the Ash Parish Council chairman, in defending his two absent councillors who now live in Wiltshire, is looking less and less credible. Since November The Dragon…

The Worplesdon Witness April 2022

Jan Messinger with her monthly round up of news from the parish of Worplesdon. Queen’s platinum jubilee events There are a number of events talking place across Worplesdon to celebrate…

Opinion: We Have a Practical Plan for the Local Plan

By Tim Anderson lead councillor for Resources and R4GV borough councillor for Clandon & Horsley I stood on doorsteps during the borough election campaign of 2019 and promised to change…

Opinion: Who Cares What Guildford Borough Residents Want?

By Martin Giles The full impact of government planning policy on Guildford borough was confirmed this week. Councillors, most of them elected by voters reacting to the adoption of a…

Pushing Pedals: ‘It’s Never Been A Better Time To Get Your Employer Cycling’

This is the monthly column on local cycling by the Guildford Bicycle User Group (G-BUG). Its vision is to make cycling in Guildford safer, more convenient and fun. Members share…

Comment: The Ten-year-old Dragon Continues to Fly, Watching Guildford

By Martin Giles Ten years ago today (March 26) The Guildford Dragon NEWS was launched. David Rose and I thought there was room for a Guildford-centric news service and the…

Rubens’ Blog: The Value Of Time

Rubens King works for Surrey Choices as an employment support specialist, helping people find work experience, volunteering and paid work. He also writes giving advice on mental health issues to…

Opinion: Guildford Museum Must Rediscover Its Old Magic

By Gavin Morgan Founder of Guildford Heritage Forum I have followed the fortunes of Guildford Museum all my life and it has changed very little. In the late 20th-century a…