Guildford City Football Club

by CllrZoeFranklin on 15 February, 2010

Many of you will have seen a piece on Guildford City Football Club’s proposals regarding the Slyfield Area Regeneration project in the Surrey Advertiser on Friday (if not click here) and I thought that I would expand a little on my comments. I and a number of other councillors have received detailed brochures on Guildford […]

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Walking the ward

by CllrZoeFranklin on 13 February, 2010

Living in the ward I represent means that I’m out and about a lot and am able to see first hand many of the problems that local residents contact me about. However, I will say that I don’t notice everything and that’s why I really value people’s emails and the input of our Community Safety […]

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Concerns over potential sale of Burpham Court Farm

by CllrZoeFranklin on 7 February, 2010

Liberal Democrat councillors have voiced their deep concern over Guildford Borough Council’s proposal to divide up land and buildings at Burpham Court Farm with the view to letting the farm land and outbuildings, and selling off the farmhouse and cottages on the open market. The plans are part of a report to be given at […]

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Royal Surrey Foundation Bid

by CllrZoeFranklin on 11 February, 2009

Following the problems the Royal Surrey had a few years ago and the passionate campaign by local people to save the hospital, I am really pleased the their bid for Foundation status is nearing completion. Foundation status will be of real benefit to local people and all those who use the hospital for a number […]

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

by CllrZoeFranklin on 5 February, 2009

I have to confess that I’ve been completely stunned by the snow this week. I don’t think I’ve ever seen this much snow and I certainly haven’t seen snow that has stayed around for so long! As well as being struck by the beauty of the snow I have also been surprised by the real […]

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Watching History Unfold

by CllrZoeFranklin on 20 January, 2009

As I write I have the BBC News coverage of Barack Obama’s inauguration on in the background. No one can deny that today is a historic day. The US has made a huge journey for us to be at the point that we can witness an African-American become the President of America. Barack Obama is […]

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A mindful Christmas

by CllrZoeFranklin on 9 December, 2008

  Last year I found it really easy to get into the spirit of Christmas. Perhaps it was that my son, Reuben, was only two months old and the wonder of his birth hadn’t left me so it was easier to feel the wonder of the Christmas season? Perhaps it was because I wasn’t working […]

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Thank you for your support

by CllrZoeFranklin on 24 September, 2008

I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who voted for me in the by-election on September 11th. I am delighted that I am able to represent my fellow residents in the role of Borough Councillor for Stoke ward. The by-election campaign was hard work but there is no doubt that going […]

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