People in Runnymede are taking the initiative and finding creative ways to make their local area an even better place to live and work. You may want to turn an overgrown patch of grass into a community garden or start a new dance group for young people. There are lots of opportunities and many like-minded people who want to make a difference and are willing to help. It's about building momentum, not perfection. Now could be the perfect time to share your idea and get the help you need to Make It Happen.
Your Community Link Officer
The purpose of a Community Link Officer is to help you improve your area by getting a greater understanding of the issues being faced in your community and supporting you to tackle them, whether that's through finding appropriate funding, connecting you to other partners in Surrey or signposting you to support that is available.
Philippa Secretan is the Community Link Officer in your area
Philippa is here to help build closer relationships with residents and community organisations. She's here to listen to you, work alongside you and the great local community organisations in your area to facilitate conversations and make connections to Make It Happen.
If you would like to get in touch with Philippa, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your County Councillor
Your Surrey County Councillor is at the heart of your community.
Your County Councillor is best placed to support your local community and help it to grow and develop. Their role is to make a difference to the quality of communities' daily lives and prospects. Each County Councillor has funding to help residents, voluntary and community organisations deliver activities that benefit local people in their neighbourhoods. This funding is known as the Members' Community Allocation. For Information on how to apply visit our Members' Community Allocation page.