Runnymede Sports Awards 2013
The Runnymede Sports Awards provide a fantastic opportunity to recognise and reward talented local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams and clubs for their outstanding achievements in sport over the past 12 months. For more information visit the Runnymede Sports Awards website
Local Plan consultation
The consultation on the pre-submission version of the Local Plan Core Strategy took place between 14 February and 28 March 2013. The Council will give consideration to all representations made in due course. Please see the summary of representations for more information. You can visit our consultation page for more information. To be added to our consultation database, please use our signup form.
Continuing good news for small businesses
In his Autumn Statement the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a further one year extension of the temporary increase in Small Business Rate Relief. The extension means that eligible ratepayers will receive the increased relief through the whole of 2013/14 (until 31 March 2014). For more information see small business document.
Council Tax Support
The Government has abolished the national Council Tax Benefit scheme from 1 April 2013 and it has been replaced by a new local Council Tax Support scheme. For full details please see The Runnymede Council Tax Support Scheme.
Council Tax has also changed
Council Tax exemptions/discounts for empty properties are changing as well. For full details please see Council Tax changes.
DERA North Site, Longcross mixed use redevelopment outline planning application
For further information on the outline planning permission for mixed use redevelopment of the DERA North Site, Longrcross, view our DERA North Planning application page.