Local News

Splethorne out-of-work benefits lower

The number of people on out-of-work benefits in Splethorne is 54% lower than in 2010

There are more people in work than ever before

Spelthorne appoints new Chief Executive

At a Full Council meeting on 21 August 2017, Spelthorne Borough Council appointed their new Chief Executive, Daniel Mouawad, following Roberto Tambini’s announcement earlier this year of his intention to retire.

A job with a difference

Mayor's Cadet chosen for special river role

Whilst many students may think about working in a restaurant or a hotel to gain a bit of extra cash during the summer holidays, a Spelthorne teenager has been lucky enough to find something a bit more unusual to fill her time.

Proposed recycling centre changes

Spelthorne review Surrey's proposed recycling centre changes

Surrey County Council's consultation on shaping Surrey community recycling centres (CRCs) was the subject of an extraordinary meeting of Spelthorne's Overview and Scrutiny committee held on 31 July.

Sniffer dog to highlight illegal tobacco trade

Sniffer dog, Phoebe, will showcase her skills at a roadshow in Staines on 16 August.

Phoebe will join trading standards and public health teams in Redhill, Woking, Staines and Guildford this month as part of a crackdown on the counterfeit tobacco trade.

Spelthorne secures conviction for fly-tipper

Spelthorne Borough Council has secured the conviction of a man who dumped unsightly rubbish in the Borough and who was found to be illegally trading in waste and scrap metal.

Kwasi visited local company Dnata

On the 21st July Kwasi visited local company Dnata based in Stanwell.

Dnata employ around 2000 at their Heathrow operation and are one of the major employers in our borough.

Kwasi was given a tour of the Dnata City operation and discussed local issues faced by the company.

Sunbury parks awarded Green Flag status

Sunbury Walled Garden and Sunbury Park have been awarded Green Flag status

Spelthorne Borough Council is delighted to announce that the Sunbury Walled Garden and Sunbury Park have been awarded Green Flag status.