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Pushing Pedals: Going Green? You Could Try Cycling

This is the regular 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…

Ockhamite Diary: Growing Gardeners and Naughty Names

A sidelong glance at the world from Tony Edwards… How do your gardeners grow? I‘ve found a new gardener who not only seems to know what he’s doing but also…

The Worplesdon Witness September 2022

Jan Messinger with her round up of news from the parish of Worplesdon. Heritage Open Day event cancelled The Sime Gallery’s Heritage Open Days plans did not go ahead after…

Diary of an Ockhamite: A Mouse Called Elvis and a Rolling Stone’s Health Regime…

A sidelong glance from Tony Edwards’ Ockham viewpoint… A mouse called Elvis This week I discovered an unexpected hazard for cars which spend too much time couped-up in a garage,…

Comment: The Case of the Absent Ash Councillors Descends into Farce

By Martin Giles The fiasco at Ash Parish Council regarding the status of two absent councillors who have not attended a single council meeting in person for over two years…

Opinion: Getting a Balance Between Old and New Is Worth Striving For

By Gavin Morgan founder of the Guildford Heritage Forum The recently published article Guildford Should Not look like a Postcard from the 1900s, set me thinking. The irony in this statement…

Opinion: Our Economy Needs the North Street Project and People Need Homes

By John Rigg lead borough councillor for Regeneration and R4GV ward councillor for Holy Trinity I agree with much of Martin Giles’ opinion piece In My Heart I Knew It…

Opinion: Ten Blocks of Flats in North Street Would Overwhelm the Townscape

By John Harrison I attended the Friary Development exhibition you recently reported on (see: 15 Storeys High But People At North Street Exhibition Say It’s ‘Good For Guildford’) but the…

Diary of an Ockhamite

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

Rubens’ Blog: Waking Up To Indoor And Outdoor Swimming

Rubens King works as an armed forces caseworker for young people, helping people find training, work experience, volunteering, and paid work. He also writes giving advice on mental health issues to…