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Citizens Speak – Views on Proposed Changes at Newlands Corner

Surrey County Council is proposing improvements at beauty spot Newlands Corner (click here to see the proposals). Phase 1 will include a Family Play Trail, but with plans to charge for car parking to help to fund…

Citizens Speak: Views on Guildford Museum

Guildford Museum faces an uncertain future. Some councillors appear to believe that the best option is for it to move from Quarry Street and become part of a “visitor centre”,…

Citizens Speak: Views on Guildford’s Shops

High parking charges, increasing rents and no shops for “bored blokes” – a recent letter to The Guildford Dragon News painted a bleak picture of our High Street, in contrast…

Citizens Speak: Waitrose and the Expected York Road Underpass Closure

The Guildford Dragon NEWS wondered what local people were thinking about the Waitrose development, the applications for judicial reviews by the Guildford Vision Group and Friary owners, Hermes, and plans…

Citizens Speak: Council Tax Rise

No one likes paying taxes but they are famously, with death, one of life’s two certainties. But what about the recently announced rise of nearly 2% in council tax? What…

Citizens Speak: The Re-opening of The Row Barge Pub

As reported in The Guildford Dragon NEWS, there was always a possible light at the end of the tunnel for the Row Barge pub and some other reports of its…

Citizens Speak: Same Sex Marriage

Same sex marriage is an issue that affects the whole country and the recent vote in Parliament has attracted much attention. Some strong views are held and there appears to…

Citizens Speak: The Waitrose Scheme

Waitrose have now been given planning permission to construct a supermarket and some housing units on a site between North Street and York Road. The application was bitterly opposed by…

Citizens Speak: On The North Street Development Proposals

The development of North Street as part of the overall redevelopment of some parts of the town is proving controversial. The die seems to be cast regarding Waitrose but what…

Citizens Speak: Music Students Voice Opinions On GuilFest

Following the news that the firm behind GuilFest had gone into receivership, putting the future of the the annual music festival in Stoke Park into doubt, The Guildford Dragon NEWS…

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