Monthly Archives: March 2014

Surrey Live recap: breaking news from across the county, March 31

March 31, 2014
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Live updates from around Surrey on news, sport, entertainment, traffic travel and weather Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/surrey-live-breaking-news-traffic-6890337 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Camberley and Haslemere confirmed in Tour of Britain 2014

March 31, 2014
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Camberley and Haslemere confirmed in Tour of Britain 2014

Camberley and Haslemere have been confirmed as featuring in the penultimate stage of this year’s Tour of Britain. Organisers unveiled the route in London on Monday evening with Camberley confirmed as the starting point of stage seven on Saturday September 13 . From there cyclists will head south to Haslemere before turning east and heading…

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Max Clifford ‘never interested in silly little girls’, court hears

March 31, 2014
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Max Clifford was “greedy” and liked women but was never interested in “silly little girls”, the PR guru has told a court. Continuing to give evidence during his indecent assaults trial at Southwark Crown Court, the 70-year-old said he had never been sexually frustrated and had enjoyed several “loving relationships” with women. Mr Clifford, from…

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Police search for teenager reported missing in Haslemere

March 31, 2014
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A teenager has gone missing from her Haslemere home prompting a police appeal to help find her. Emma Elliott, 19, was last seen at around 10.30am on Sunday by her sister and was then caught on CCTV heading into Haslemere around 10 minutes later. She has not been seen or heard from since and Surrey…

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Pub opens to punters after fire gutted former Yates’s bar

March 31, 2014
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Pub opens to punters after fire gutted former Yates’s bar

Nearly two years after a devastating fire tore through a bar in the centre of Camberley, a new business has finally risen from the ashes promising to bring a breath of fresh air to the town centre. The Surrey Arms opened its doors on March 21 at the former Yates’s site in High Street, which…

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Cars make way for runners at Brooklands Half Marathon

March 31, 2014
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Cars make way for runners at Brooklands Half Marathon

The pre-London Marathon build-up continued with the first ever Brooklands Half Marathon at the weekend. Runners set off from the test track at Mercedes Benz-World in Weybridge from 8am. The course took them along the River Thames by Walton Bridge before looping back to Mercedes-Benz World and finishing on the famous Brooklands Straight. The marathon…

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Missing owl reunited with owners after five weeks

March 31, 2014
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An owl that went missing from her Horley home has been reunited with her worried owners after five weeks. Sybil, a four-year-old milky eagle owl, escaped from her aviary in Balcolmbe Road after the roof was damaged by a falling branch on February 23. Her owner Sara Marchant had dozens of calls from people who…

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‘Demanding race’ for Max Chilton as F1 hits Malaysia

March 31, 2014
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It was a tough weekend in Malaysia for Max Chilton and the Marussia team. The Reigate-born racing driver finished in 15th position in the second race of the 2014 Formula 1 World Championship in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday (March 30). His team-mate, Jules Bianchi, had his race cut short at the Sepang International Circuit when…

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Longstaff strikes to send Guildford Flames to Coventry

March 31, 2014
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Captain David Longstaff had Guildford Flames feeling Sky high as his goal shook off Telford Tigers and clinched a place at this weekend’s English Premier League Play-Offs showpiece. The forward brought a sell-out Spectrum crowd to its collective feet when he scored with little less than nine minutes left of Sunday’s quarter-final second leg. It…

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Woman in serious condition in hospital after Hog’s Back crash

March 31, 2014
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A woman remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital after her crashed into trees on the Hog’s Back on Saturday. The 22-year-old’s silver Fiat Punto hit several trees at around 8.15am on Saturday (March 29), while she was travelling west along the A31 near Puttenham. The woman was taken to the  Royal London…

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When animals go wild

March 31, 2014
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When animals go wild

The rural nature of much of Surrey means there are plenty of animals around to go wandering off where they shouldn’t – a lost cow in a Farnham garden being the latest culprit. The bullock had also been previously spotted on the A31, before later being herded safely into a trailer last Friday (March 28).…

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Mountainous challenge looms in Everest charity climb

March 31, 2014
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A Woking man whose young daughter underwent open heart surgery is aiming to climb to the summit of the world’s highest mountain to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Nigel Briant, 43, from Horsell, will follow in the footsteps of intrepid explorers such as Sir Edmund Hillary and his sherpa Tenzing Norgay…

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Stray of the Day: Meeps & Deeks

March 31, 2014
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A pair of young ferrets are searching for a new home. Meeps and Deeks are in the care of RSPCA staff at the Millbrook centre in Chobham. They are looking for a large enclosure with plenty of tunnels and cosy beds to ensure they enjoy their daily dose of exercise and rest. The pair get…

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Top 10 things to do this week (Mar 31-Apr 4)

March 31, 2014
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Here are some of our top choices of things to do from around the area this week. Little Matador – The Boileroom, GuildfordMonday, March 31Little Matador rock. Their self-titled debut album, set for release by Fiction Records in early 2014, is an aggressive, sassy, incendiary collection dissecting love, loss, rejection, redemption, death and re-birth… all…

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Father punched in front of wife and children

March 31, 2014
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A man suffered a serious head injury after being punched in front of his wife and children as they walked through Caterham. The man, aged in his 40s, was walking home with his family past the Old Surrey Hounds pub, at the junction of Croydon Road and Crescent Road, at around 11.50pm on Saturday (March…

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Back from the ashes: pub opens to punters after fire gutted former bar

March 31, 2014
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Back from the ashes: pub opens to punters after fire gutted former bar

Nearly two years after a devastating fire tore through a bar in the centre of Camberley, a new business has finally risen from the ashes promising to bring a breath of fresh air to the town centre. The Surrey Arms opened its doors on March 21 at the former Yates’s site in High Street, which…

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University used thousands of mice and rabbits for experiments

March 31, 2014
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More than 2,700 animals including rabbits and guinea pigs were used for experiments at the University of Surrey last year. Figures have revealed that 2,604 mice were used for a variety of tests including investigating drug addictions and how sleep affects the body’s tissue. More than 60 rabbits were also used in the university’s laboratories,…

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Performers to bring Passion play to Staines this Easter

March 31, 2014
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Performers to bring Passion play to Staines this Easter

A cast of more than 50 are hard at work rehearsing to bring the Easter story to Staines in what organisers say will be a “stunning visual spectacular”. For the first time, the Passion will be enacted in the Memorial Gardens off the High Street, with two free outdoor performances on Easter Saturday, April 19…

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Performers to bring Passion to Staines this Easter

March 31, 2014
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Performers to bring Passion to Staines this Easter

A cast of more than 50 are hard at work rehearsing to bring the Easter story to Staines in what organisers say will be a “stunning visual spectacular”. For the first time, the Passion will be enacted in the Memorial Gardens off the High Street, with two free outdoor performances on Easter Saturday, April 19…

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Surrey Live: breaking news from across the county, March 31

March 31, 2014
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Live updates from around Surrey on news, sport, entertainment, traffic travel and weather Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/surrey-live-breaking-news-traffic-6890337 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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