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LoCASE is a grant funding programme, offering SMEs in Guildford grants between £1,000 and £10,000, covering 40% of eligible costs, to help green your business and cut energy costs, along with an environmental training scheme and events. The funding is available for companies to implement energy efficiency measures, or business development for companies providing green products or services. For more information click here. 




The new funding round for Crowdfund Guildford is now open!

with a total allocation of £100,000 to the programme to help fund projects, with up to £5,000 or 50% available from GBC per project to boost their funding. The deadline to put forward  ideas is 28 September 2021.

To find out more: sign-up for the online event:  13th July 12-1pm here.

Alongside GBC partner Spacehive, this workshop will be an opportunity to discuss your project ideas and how to take part. 

What is Crowdfund Guildford?

Since the successful launch of Crowdfund Guildford last year, GBC are  delighted to have funded some fantastic projects, which have helped to support communities raise money through people-led ideas, that will help our borough become more vibrant, resilient, and connected.  

Take a look at some of the projects funded since our launch round here

Read the full article - Crowdfund Guildford launches new funding round to support local projects - Guildford Borough Council

Parish Councils are not eligible to apply themselves, however please promote with organisations within your network to apply.

Please do not hesitate to contact support@spacehive.com if you have any questions.





Planning and enforcement updates

Plot 4 are appealing the refusal of an electricity cable and box in the middle AGLV field, which they said was for an electric strimmer. If this was allowed we would see electricity in many more plots, enabling not only electric power tools but also lighting and any other electrical equipment, a further move towards fragmentation and commercialisation of the fields. Any comments already made will be considered but further comments can be made to the planning inspectorate https://acp.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/ by searching for case 3292157.


Guildford Borough Council have been working hard to clamp down on the burning of commercial waste in the lower AGLV field with some success. They are working to identify the owners of the two touring caravans in the lower field, are drafting an enforcement notice against the one near the big barn at the far side of the field, and have identified one more caravan that has appeared recently. They have been making regular inspections, have served a number of notices and are using a range of powers at their disposal. However, whilst they are making progress on each case, GBC are not promising immediate results on the ground, and what they regard as legitimate development will not be removed. Wanborough Parish Council will continue to push for strict enforcement where the law permits.




Next Open Day is Sunday 7th of August, Teas and cake will be available to purchase from the pop up café. 2-5pm. 

Heritage weekend is the 10th and 11th of September in addition to the usual tours there will be talks by the secret WW2 Leaning Network 

For a full list of open days visit the website . 

Free entry, Free Parking, Dogs welcome. 

The Barn is available for private hire please email gbofw@outlook.com

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To find out more details or to book the hall

for the future, email: bechenry01@AOL.com


NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

Call the Community Helpline on 01483 444400 for support or if you'd like to help others

Emergency Gas Telephone Number: 0800 111 999.

Emergency Water Telephone Number: 0800 820 999 or 0330 303 0146

Emergency Electricity Telephone Number: 0800 783 8866 UK Power Networks


The next meeting Parish Council meeting is on Wednesday 14th September 2022 at 7.30pm to be held in Wanborough Village Hall. Meetings are open to the public and contributions welcome.