Monthly Archives: September 2013

Payne inspires Woking FC to first home win of season

September 30, 2013
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Payne inspires Woking FC to first home win of season

Midfielder Josh Payne welcomed a first Woking home win of the season but admitted the Cards deserve to be at the wrong end of the Skrill Premier table. Summer signing Payne was a goalscoring inspiration in Saturday’s 2-0 Kingfield victory over Nuneaton Town, who had arrived second in the Conference. The former Aldershot star doubled…

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Staines Town leave it late to confirm FA Cup passage

September 30, 2013
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Staines Town are on the FA Cup glory trail again. Marcus Gayle’s side set up a third qualifying round tie at home to Ryman Division One South side Sittingbourne after a 3-0 win at Aylesbury United – but not without a scare or two. A third successive win came courtesy of a double strike from…

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What’s on for Tuesday October 1, 2013

September 30, 2013
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A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire. TUESDAY, OCT 1 COMEDY SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Bill Bailey: Qualmpeddler. Silliness on a grand scale. Admission £25, concs. (023) 9282 8282. CONCERTS FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street. 1pm-1.50pm. Lunchtime Concert. Baroque Ad Hoc.…

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Petula Clark can always go… to Guildford

September 30, 2013
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After seven decades in the music industry, Petula Clark is returning to her home county for a show next month. The Epsom-born singer will be playing G Live on October 9 as part of her first UK tour in five years, in support of a new album, Cut Copy Me, which was released in February.…

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Woking’s Sleeping Beauty on Ice far from cold

September 30, 2013
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The stage of the New Victoria Theatre, Woking will be transformed into a glittering ice rink later this month. Leading theatrical ice dancers, The Imperial Ice Stars make a return to Woking to perform a new interpretation of their award-winning production Sleeping Beauty on Ice from Tuesday to Saturday October 15–19 starring ITV’s Dancing on…

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New primary school expected to welcome first students in 2014

September 30, 2013
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Councillors have backed plans to build a new £5m primary school in Horley, creating more than 200 local school places for children. The school will be the first new school in Surrey since 2006 and is expected to welcome its first 30 five-year-olds in September 2014. Due to be built at the Acres, between Brookfield…

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Diocese to appeal against council’s refusal of church flats plan

September 30, 2013
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A diocese hoping to tear down a disused Catholic church and replace it with flats is planning to appeal after its plans were refused for a second time. The Diocese of Arundel Brighton had applied to Tandridge District Council to demolish St Thomas of Canterbury Church, in Station Road, Whyteleafe. Built in 1960, the church…

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Investigation launched after dog walker finds body in woods

September 30, 2013
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A dog walker made a grizzly discovery on Monday (September 30) when they found a body in woods near Earlswood. The find was reported to police at around 12.30pm. A Surrey Police spokeswoman said officers were carrying out enquiries to identify the body and determine the circumstances surrounding the death. Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/investigation-launched-after-dog-walker-6115578 Famous Words…

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Supermarket and apartment plans at Redhill station set to be approved

September 30, 2013
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Councillors are expected to approve plans to build new car parks, a Waitrose supermarket and 150 apartments at Redhill railway station. Reigate Banstead Borough Council’s planning committee is due to meet on Wednesday (October 2) and has been recommended to approve a scheme to revamp Redhill station. Plans also include a new station ticket office,…

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Power surge gives Flames double weekend booster

September 30, 2013
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In-form Guildford Flames went power mad as they racked up a weekend win double. The English Premier League ice hockey champions scored five powerplay goals as they hounded out Sheffield Steeldogs 6-2 in Yorkshire on Saturday (September 28). And they bagged three more in a 6-1 home victory over Swindon Wildcats 24 hours later to…

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Guildford Book Festival line-up grows

September 30, 2013
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The eagerly anticipated Guildford Book Festival is fast approaching – this year’s Festival will take place between 17 and 27 October. Organisers have lined up some exceptional authors and speakers – just those mentioned below have sold more than 25 million books between them. An appetiser to the literary feast can be enjoyed at G…

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DVD Review: Byzantium

September 30, 2013
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Sex and vampires across the centuries are the subjects of erotic horror movie Byzantium. On discovering this film was directed by Neil Jordan, better known for his work on Interview With The Vampire, many horror fans would have been rushing to the shops to buy it last week. It may not, however, meet expectations. Byzantium…

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Ex-superbikes rider ‘trapped’ in Dubai after wife’s hotel death fall

September 30, 2013
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An ex-superbike racer who is “trapped” in the United Arab Emirates following the death of his wife has praised the “true Brit” spirit of a fan who launched an online petition to get him home. Walton-born Sean Emmett, a former Grand Prix motorcycle and British Superbikes rider, had his passport taken by the Dubai authorities…

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Man charged after cannabis found during flats fire

September 30, 2013
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A man has been charged with the cultivation of a controlled Class B drug following the discovery of a number of cannabis plants at a flat in Godalming in March this year. Police made the find at the Surrey Cloisters apartments, in Kings Road, Farncombe, on March 27. Officers had been attending a fire at…

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See Joe Pasquale in Dorking

September 30, 2013
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It’s elementary! And what’s more it will be downright hilarious, as comedian and national treasure Joe Pasquale follows in the illustrious footsteps of the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller and serves up his own unique and very individual comedic portrayal of super sleuth Sherlock Holmes in the touring stage…

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M25 shut after ‘man climbed over bridge barrier’

September 30, 2013
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A section of the M25 near Leatherhead had to be briefly shut on Monday morning after a man climbed over the barrier on a footbridge above the motorway. Surrey Police said it received calls from motorists reporting a concern for safety. The Highways Agency sent a patrol vehicle to the bridge, on the anti-clockwise carriageway…

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Cockerel and dinosaur in embroidered history book

September 30, 2013
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Cockerel and dinosaur in embroidered history book

An embroidered book on the history of Dorking is now on show in the town’s museum. A cockerel, dinosaur remains and famous names associated with the area including Ralph Vaughan Williams and Laurence Olivier are among the subject matter of the Dorking Embroiderers’ Guild Local History Book. Each page deals with a different aspect of…

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What’s on for Monday September 30, 2013

September 30, 2013
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A guide to what’s on around the area today COMEDY CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Jimmy Carr: Gagging Order. Brand new show, brand new jokes, same old Jimmy. Admission: £25. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk. SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Bill Bailey: Qualmpeddler. Silliness on a grand scale. Admission £25, concs. (023)…

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New crossing welcomed by road safety campaigners in Horsell

September 30, 2013
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A parents’ campaign for a pedestrian crossing along Chobham Road in Horsell has been backed by councillors. At a Surrey County Council Woking local committee meeting on Wednesday, members gave plans for a puffin crossing between Horsell Rise and Wheatsheaf Close the go-ahead following public consultation. In December, a petition for a pedestrian crossing signed…

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Paediatric nurse struck off after indecent images conviction

September 30, 2013
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A paedophile nurse who ran after-school classes has been struck off the medical register. Sean Girdlestone, 32, was convicted of 11 counts of making indecent images of children and five counts of possessing indecent images of children in January. The former paediatric nurse ran regular clubs in an annexe on the grounds of Cranleigh CofE…

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