Farncombe Flood Barrier Gets Go-Ahead

Planning permission has been granted for the new flood defences along the Allotments and Meadrow which will protect Godalming & Farncombe residents from a repeat of the terrible floods of Christmas 2013.

Increased pay for NHS workers

Using the funds that the Chancellor allocated at the Budget, we've set out proposals that will see wage rises of between 6.5 per cent and 29 per cent for over 1.1 million NHS workers in England

Green Oak School to remain open

Green Oak School in Godalming is to remain open for the next year while further options are explored.

The school had received an 'Inadequate' Ofsted report in January 2017 and no Multi-Academy Trust had been identified to take the school on, meaning it was threatened with closure.

5 big reasons to vote Conservative on Thursday

On Thursday 3rd May's local elections, residents across England will vote to decide who runs their local services - and who manages the money they pay for those council services.

Respect Pledge for local elections

Today (3 March 2018) the Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis unveiled the Party’s Respect Pledge. The pledge will apply to all Conservative candidates standing in the local elections this year, ensuring they behave responsibly throughout the election.