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The Rosemary and Sage Café at Rowley’s starts on Friday 4th February at 10.30 -12.30pm and we look forward to welcoming everyone back.
Please contact Carol on 01483278214/07775865125 with any questions

FREE training for businesses in Waverley that want to know how to be more sustainable

 Green-minded microbusinesses and SMEs, charities and partnerships in Waverley are being offered a unique opportunity to reduce their carbon emissions and create a sustainable advantage over competitors.  Waverley Borough Council is giving away a limited number of free places on three, seven-week carbon literacy training courses which include a combination of online learning, a face-to-face workshop and mentoring. 

During the first three, two-hour sessions, participants will learn about the science behind climate change and what it means to be carbon literate. Key takeaways for businesses will include the knowledge to identify easy changes they can make to be more sustainable, how to vet suppliers and how to avoid making green claims that cannot be substantiated.

In phase two, participants will join up with11 other businesses for an offline co-working session where they will share ideas about the specific changes they can implement to reduce their carbon footprint and increase their impact across people, planet and profit.  The final phase will see expert instructors supporting participants to create a tailored action plan which can be submitted to The Carbon Literacy Project for accreditation.

Councillor Liz Townsend, Waverley Borough Council Portfolio Holder for Economic Development, Parks and Leisure said: “At Waverley, we are aiming to be carbon neutral by 2030. To reach this ambitious target we have adopted a climate change strategy and action plan and one of our themes is to support a green economy.  By enabling this practical, action-based training, we are providing businesses with the opportunity to reduce their carbon emissions by up to 15%. In addition, businesses that take part in the Carbon Literacy Training will not only be helping the environment but will have a head start when it comes to creating a competitive edge for their business which has got to be a good thing for our local economy.”

The start dates for the three cohorts are 18 January, 15 February and 15 March 2021. Businesses that are interested in taking part should register at the Carbon Literacy Training Registration webpage.  The training is funded by the government’s Additional Restrictions Grant and delivered by Inspiration Space which is based in Surrey. 

Over 2,000 UK companies have achieved Carbon Literacy Accreditation which brings additional benefits such as saved money, reduced commercial risks, more resilient supply chains and a healthier working environment.   For more information about green initiatives for Waverley businesses, visit and while there, sign up to receive the business e-newsletter. You can read more on the council's Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan here.

Changes will be made to The Highway Code from 29 January 2022.
There are changes in 8 important areas:
  • introducing a new hierarchy of road users
  • crossing the road at junctions
  • walking, cycling or riding in shared spaces
  • positioning in the road when cycling
  • overtaking when driving or cycling
  • cycling at junctions
  • people cycling, riding horses and driving horse-drawn vehicles on roundabouts
  • parking, charging and leaving vehicles
Find out what's changing

Community Hedge Planting Events with Surrey Hills Society


In partnership with local farmers and landowners, Surrey Hills Society is helping to deliver a series of hedge planting projects across the AONB.


Surrey Hills Society is also partnering up with Surrey Choices as part of the Surrey Hills Conservation Volunteers programme. This initiative is to help manage access and habitats for people and nature, whilst providing valuable skills and a greater understanding of the landscape. We look forward to sharing with you the projects to come.

Hedgerows are incredibly important habitats in the British landscape and are crucial in combatting both the climate and biodiversity crisis. We have a series of community hedge planting days coming up and we would love it if you could join us.
Volunteer planting dates:

·Sun 13 Feb 10-1pm, Lydling Farm, Shackleford

·Sat 19 Feb 10-3.30pm, Manor Farm, Wotton

·Sat 26 Feb 10-3.30pm, Manor Farm, Wotton

Volunteer here

Become a face of the Surrey Hills!

We are planning a professional photoshoot in a variety of locations across the Surrey Hills and are excited to profile members of our community. The photos will be used for a variety of purposes to include images on the Surrey Hills website, social media and in printed materials.


As well as becoming one of the “faces of the Surrey Hills”, you will also receive a £25 voucher per adult to spend on our online Surrey Hills Enterprises shop (a selection of food, drink, arts, crafts and experiences from local businesses), a copy of the photos taken on the day, and up to £25 per person (£50 per group) of your expenses paid (40p per mile).

Get involved

Your guide to the Surrey Hills


We are delighted to announce the launch of the first “Guide to the Surrey Hills” showcasing the very best independent businesses, venues and events within the Surrey Hills.


The guide will be especially useful for those wanting to:

·Shop locally

·Support small businesses and the hardworking local people behind them

·Shop more sustainably

·Discover the wealth of businesses within the Surrey Hills. 

·Enjoy staycations in the Surrey Hills

Discover the guide here


Habitat project begins


Habitat is an Arts Council England funded pilot project to explore ways to create urban eco spaces, inspired by the Surrey Hills. The selected artists are working with ecologists to develop sculptural habitats for a new plot on campus at the University of Surrey. Surrey Wildlife Trust are advising on suitable species to attract and support, along with the Head of Horticulture and Landscaping at the university where this project will add to their ecological strategy.


The project began with a busy morning where we learned about the site, its wildlife and about key species to attract and the artists shared their work. The artists are now in a research and development phase while we plan suitable planting to attract pollinators involving the university’s garden society. As well as creating sculptural habitats at the university, the artists will be making these with young people in the community to increase wildlife in domestic gardens too.
For more information, click here 


Do you organise business meetings or team activities?

If you are looking for a team building event, corporate away days or a group event with a real difference, there are some fantastic companies offering great experiences that will help your teams connect, communicate, collaborate and have fun.

Click here for our portfolio of corporate activities.

Artisan markets in the Surrey Hills

The Surrey Hills is home to a wonderful selection of Artisan producers. One of the easiest ways to find out more about the wonderful food, drink, arts and crafts on offer, is to visit one of the many artisan and farmers markets across the Surrey Hills.

Click here for a list of monthly markets.

Waverley do an annual Greenspace Survey, to ask residents about their opinions on their local Greenspaces. This year they are doing three surveys, a general greenspaces survey, one specifically for council tenants and one for sports clubs that play on or lease Waverley land.
The link below takes you to the website. Please get involved!

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