Welcome to Godalming Together's Healthcheck Report.
'Godalming Together' is a group of local volunteers who took on the task of carrying out a 'market Town Healthcheck' for Godalming, Farncombe and the surrounding villages of the rural hinterland.
The healthcheck is a tried and tested process for carrying out a town appraisal that has already taken place in over 300 towns.
The volunteers came forward as a result of two open public meetings and have shown enormous willingness to devote their time and expertise to the healthcheck project. They come from many different walks of life and along with their local knowledge they have brought with them a passion for their town and its future.
The Healthcheck process has given Godalming an opportunity to take the initiative at a local level. The group has: -
We hope that you will find this report useful and of interest.
Finally, it is important to give our thanks to all those individuals and organisations that have helped us with the healthcheck.
Throughout the project Godalming Together volunteers have been supported in their work by officers from Godalming Town Council, Waverley Borough Council and Surrey Community Action and I should like to thank those officers.
I would like to give particular thanks to all the many dedicated healthcheck volunteers and all the individual members of our community who responded to our surveys, questionnaires and attended the public events.
Chairman, Godalming Together.