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Safeguard Coaches Celebrates Centenary with Free Community Event, Saturday, March 16

Safeguard Coaches is celebrating 100 years of being in the bus and coach business with a free celebratory event at Guildford Cathedral on Saturday, March 16 between noon and 4pm.…

Flashback February 2014: Views on Housing Needs and Preparations for WW1 Centenary

Flashback looking back at Dragon news stories of 10 years ago Deadline Extended To Give People More Time To Give Views On Housing Needs (published on The Guildford Dragon NEWS…

Flashback January 2014: Ex-Gurkhas on the March and Misty Mornings Seen from Above

Flashback looks at some of the top stories published on The Guildford Dragon NEWS exactly 10 years ago. Guildford Ex-Gurkha On March In London For Welfare Rights (published on January…

Flashback January 2014: Exciting Archaeological Finds and Surprise Return of GuilFest

Flashback looks at some of the top stories published on The Guildford Dragon NEWS exactly 10 years ago. Retired Firefighter’s Tip Off Leads To Exciting Archaeological Finds (published on January…

Flashback: January 2014 Floods And Darts Legend Bobby George Dazzles Pupils

Flashback is a new feature looking back at some of the top stories published on The Guildford Dragon NEWS exactly 10 years ago. Flooding was again in the news back…

Flashback: Guildford’s Floods, December 2013

Flashback is a new feature looking back at some of the top stories published on The Guildford Dragon NEWS exactly 10 years ago. We begin with the floods and the havoc…

Floods of 1900 When the Town Bridge Was Swept Away

By David Rose Widespread flooding occurred in the Guildford area in February 1900, which saw much of the Town Bridge was swept away. The damage and havoc that was wreaked…

St Francis Church Carol Service Looks at Guildford Then and Now

The annual carol service at St Francis Church, Beckingham Road, Westborough, has an additional local history theme this year. In between well-loved carols there will be a focus on Christmas…

Doctors, Surgeons and Apothecaries in Guildford 1600-1800

By Mary Alexander There were three main branches of medicine in this period covered from 1600 to 1800. Doctors of physics diagnosed ailments and prescribed medicines, apothecaries made up the…

Merry Xmas Everybody and Memories of Slade’s Gigs in Guildford

It’s that time of year again, and you’ve probably already heard the festive classic Merry Xmas Everybody on your rounds, a hit that first topped the UK charts 50 years…