Tag Archives: Surrey County Council

Call for Oyster-style ticketing on Surrey’s public transport

Oyster-style ticketing that can be used on all public transport should be rolled out across Surrey, according to the county council. The authority wants the company winning the next South Western rail contract to introduce a smart system that also … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Surrey leader on extra government funding and budget

Highlights from David Hodge’s speech at today’s Full Council meeting: Ministers have listened to the case made by Surrey for local government as a whole about pressures faced Surrey secured more than £24 million of the extra £300m funding announced by … Continue reading

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County council and Kier plan careers college to train highways workforce

Construction giant Kier and Surrey County Council are on the road to launching a careers college to train their own highways workforce. Plans have been signed off for a ‘construction academy’ just days after UK Commission for Employment and Skills revealed … Continue reading

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Three of six worst train operators for customer satisfaction serve Surrey

Following today’s news that a survey by watchdog Transport Focus found three of the six worst train operators for customer satisfaction serve Surrey, county council Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning Mike Goodman said: “These ratings show why Crossrail 2 is … Continue reading

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Plans for 450 extra Surrey secondary school places move a step closer

Plans to create 450 extra places at two Surrey secondary schools have moved a step closer. The proposals are the latest in a series of school expansions designed to meet demand from Surrey’s rising population. They include plans to create … Continue reading

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Groups secure community cash for projects of lasting benefit

A swimming pool,  a children’s outdoor play area and a scout hall are among the latest projects to secure money from a fund created to help people improve their local area. They were on a list of six schemes to … Continue reading

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ROUND UP: Surrey employee wins mental health award; Orchestra on the UP!; Crossrail 2 drop-in sessions in Surrey

Surrey employee wins mental health award A Surrey County Council employee has won a national award for a project that uses comedy as a way of getting soldiers to talk about mental health issues like stress, depression and anxiety. Maya … Continue reading

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