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Care and Repair
We offer a home improvement service called 'Runnymede Care and Repair' for people who are either over 60, have a disability or are on a low income.
There are four cemeteries in Runnymede which are managed by the borough council.
If you collect money for charity from house to house or street collections you will usually need to have either a house to house collections licence or a street collections permit.
- Charity Diary 2016
- Charity Diary 2017
Children and Young People
We provide a range of activities for children and young people in the Runnymede area.
Children's Centres in Runnymede
Sure Start Children's centres give advice and support to parents and carers.
- Children's social care (Surrey County Council)
Clinical waste collections
We provide a free fortnightly clinical waste collection service for residents treating themselves in their own home.
Rubbish produced by commercial businesses is classed as commercial (or trade) waste. The cost of commercial waste collection is not covered by business rates.
Council business is conducted through a network of Committees and Sub Committees, each comprising of between 5 and 15 Councillors. Agendas and Minutes are produced for all Council and Committee Meetings.
All meetings of Council and the Service Committees commence at 7.30pm and are held in the Council Chamber or Committee Room at the Runnymede Civic Centre, Addlestone, unless otherwise stated. If you wish to view future months go to drop down box, select month and year and press 'Go'. You can also click on a date to see events for that particular day.
If you find it difficult to cook for yourself or to go out food shopping, give Runnymede's Meals at Home a try. Available seven days a week, we provide nutritiously balanced meals, hot and ready to eat.
Community Projects Fund
The Community Projects Fund invites community groups and voluntary organisations to apply for up to £1,000 for new projects or expansions to existing projects within the Runnymede Borough.
Community safety in Runnymede
Find out about the steps that are in place to protect the community, how to report anti-social behaviour, and information on how you can get involved with Neighbourhood Watch.
- Community Services Committee
Any older person or anyone with a disability whatever their age can be provided with transport to all locations within Runnymede and certain destinations beyond the borough boundary.
Compliments and complaints about Councillors
When they take office our Councillors and co-opted Members are required to abide by a Code of Conduct made under the Localism Act 2011.
Compliments, comments and complaints
Runnymede Borough Council recognises the importance of providing an excellent service to every member of our community. A core part of this is an open, responsive approach to feedback and complaints.
- Consultation and feedback
You can contact us by telephone, on-line using the form below or by visiting us at the Civic Centre.
Contaminated land is land where a substance which presents a risk of harm to someone or something (a 'receptor') in our environment, with a 'pathway' to reach that receptor.
- Corporate Management Committee
Council Tax is a way of paying for services, such as libraries and schools, emergency services such as police and the fire service, street lighting and rubbish collection.
- Council Tax - paying online
- Council Tax - Pay online
Council Tax Support
We can give people on low incomes help to pay their Council Tax. In this borough this is known as Council Tax Support.
Councillor Code of Conduct
Councillors and co-opted Members of the Council are required to observe a code of conduct.
These reports detail all allowances given to the Members each year. The current scheme of Members' allowances is detailed in Section 6 of the Councils Constitution.
- Councillors and Committees
The Council has 42 Councillors, three of each for the 14 wards, elected to represent the public
The Constitution is a legal document that sets out how we operate, how decisions are made and the procedures we follow.
There are no crematoriums within Runnymede borough. The nearest are:
- Crime and Disorder Committee
Criminal Damage and/or vandalism (report it)
You can report anti social behaviour in the Borough using this form - please note that with some types of anti-social behaviour you will be required to leave contact details.
Cycling around Runnymede
Runnymede is a great place to go cycling. With many excellent routes throughout the borough and beyond into the Surrey countryside, you are spoilt for choice!
Meals at Home
Runnymede's Meals at Home can take the hassle out of meal time, delivering nutritiously balanced dishes hot and ready to eat to homes across the borough. Meals are delivered to the door or into the home between 11.30am and 2pm each day. Our staff will check on wellbeing when delivering the meal, offering peace of mind and reassurance.
Safer Runnymede (CCTV)
CCTV cameras are located in every town in Runnymede, providing community safety for residents and visitors 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.