Monthly Archives: June 2014

Teenager to appear in court charged with rape

June 30, 2014
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A teenager is to appear in court on Tuesday after being charged with raping a woman in Bagshot. The 16-year-old boy was charged with rape on Monday in connection with an incident on Friday (June 27) when a woman in her 40s was allegedly assaulted as she walked along a footpath near Esher Road and…

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Surrey Live Recap: breaking news from across the county, June 30

June 30, 2014
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Surrey Live Recap: breaking news from across the county, June 30

GOOD MORNING: Hope you have had a good weekend. There’s certainly been a lot happening with Wimbeldon, Glastonbury and the World Cup. I will be providing travel and news updates until 2.30pm. If you would like to get in touch contact me at paul.harper@trinitymirror.com or on Twitter @GetSurreyPaul Zane Gbangbola ZANE: Campaigners have called for…

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Mark Cavendish leads RideLondon-Surrey line-up

June 30, 2014
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Mark Cavendish leads RideLondon-Surrey line-up

Champion cyclist Mark Cavendish will return to Surrey in August as he leads this year’s RideLondon-Surrey Classic line-up. The 25-time Tour de France stage winner and Olympian will take part in the race on Sunday August 10, which will pass through towns such as Weybridge, Dorking and Esher as it heads through the Surrey countryside.…

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Sports clubs express concern at spate of suspicious fires

June 30, 2014
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Sports clubs express concern at spate of suspicious fires

View gallery “ “ “ “ “ View gallery Sports clubs in east Surrey have expressed concern following three suspicious fires at clubhouses in the area in less than a week. Police are investigating the possibility that the blazes are linked and have advised other sports clubs to be vigilant and take extra security measures.…

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Which local music act will Get Into GuilFest?

June 30, 2014
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Here’s a recap of our shortlisted Get Into GuilFest contenders. To vote for your favourite act or artist, grab a voting slip in our What’s On supplement, featured in the Surrey Advertiser and News Mail titles, out on Friday July 4. The act with the most votes will be playing the first slot on the…

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Sean Emmett rebailed in Dubai wife death probe

June 30, 2014
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Former British Superbikes rider Sean Emmett has been rebailed until December as an investigation into his wife’s death in Dubai continues. The 43-year-old from New Haw answered bail on Monday (June 30) and Surrey Police said it had been extended until December 10 this year. His wife, 27-year-old Abigal Emmett nee Elson, died in Dubai…

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Quiz: Children’s Book Week test for kids and adults

June 30, 2014
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It is Children’s Book Week from June 30 until July 4, so to celebrate we’ve compiled a quiz to test your knowledge on the most popular children’s books for babies and younger readers. From timeless classics like The Snowman, The Cat in the Hat and The Very Hungry Caterpillar to more recent favourites like Eoin…

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Cannabis factory man told to pay up £37k or face more jail time

June 30, 2014
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Two men have been ordered to pay back some of their ill-gotten gains after a million pound drugs bust. A “sophisticated” 13-room cannabis warehouse in Shepperton – where up to 4,500 plants were being cultivated – was uncovered by police officers on routine patrol in May last year. Jamie Lee, 37, of Waverley Road in…

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Proms pictures: Rodborough Technology College

June 30, 2014
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Proms pictures: Rodborough Technology College

View gallery “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ View gallery   The party, for Year 11 students leaving the Milford school, took place at Lythe Hill Hotel. A total of 143 pupils attended the event, having recently finished their GCSE exams. The dress code was black tie and the girls turned…

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Proms picture special: Rodborough Technology College

June 30, 2014
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Proms picture special: Rodborough Technology College

View gallery “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ View gallery   The party, for Year 11 students leaving the Milford school, took place at Lythe Hill Hotel. A total of 143 pupils attended the event, having recently finished their GCSE exams. The dress code was black tie and the girls turned…

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Proms picture special: Royal Alexandra & Albert School

June 30, 2014
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Proms picture special: Royal Alexandra & Albert School

View gallery “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ View gallery The sun shone on Year 11 students from the Royal Alexandra Albert School as they attended their leavers’ prom. The school, in Gatton Park, Reigate, used Gatton Hall – its stately home – as the picturesque venue for the ball. Students…

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Stray of the Day: Beattie

June 30, 2014
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American bulldog Beattie is a bouncy, fun girl who is looking for new owners who can keep up with her. This one-year-old girl makes everyone at Battersea’s Englefield Green kennels smile and is sure to win over the hearts of her new owners. She has some basic training in place and has a brilliant recall…

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Residents angry over builders’ working hours

June 30, 2014
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Neighbours of the 147-home development in Catteshall Lane, Godalming claim contractors are disturbing their peace and ignoring planning conditions. Developer Linden Homes is poised to welcome new residents to the estate, called Riverside. Sall Baring, of Blackburn Way, said she and others are getting to the end of their tether with the noisy contractors, who…

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Second teenager arrested in Bagshot rape investigation

June 30, 2014
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A 19-year-old quizzed on suspicion of rape after an incident in Bagshot has been released by police, while a second teenager has now been arrested. The 16-year-old was held on Sunday after a woman in her 40s was attacked at around 2.50pm on Friday (June 27) as she walked along a footpath in woods near…

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Nothing fishy over smells at village chippy

June 30, 2014
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An independent fish and chip shop in Bramley has been backed by neighbours after complaints emerged about the smell it generated. The King Fish has only been trading on the High Street since November, but some residents have complained to Waverley Borough Council about the stench coming from overflowing bins and the extractor fan. But…

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Town centre race saved following road safety fears

June 30, 2014
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Guildord’s Town Centre Race has been saved by council contractors following safety fears over the route. Members of Charlotteville Cycling Club have been running the event – which sees cyclists race a circular route in the town centre – since 1984, but recent development work prompted fears that this year’s event might have to be…

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Town centre race saved following safety fears

June 30, 2014
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Guildord’s Town Centre Race has been saved by council contractors following safety fears over the route. Members of Charlotteville Cycling Club have been running the event, which sees cyclists race a circular route in the town centre, since 1984, but recent development work prompted fears that this year’s event might have to be cancelled due…

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Surrey Live: breaking news from across the county, June 30

June 30, 2014
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Surrey Live: breaking news from across the county, June 30

ACCIDENT: Two lanes have been closed after an accident on the A3 Northbound with queuing traffic due to an accident involving a white van and a motorbike. The collision occurred between the B2215 London Road (Burntcommon) and the B2039 Ockham Road North/B2215 Portsmouth Road (Ockham Park). There’s congestion on the A3 to A3100 London Road…

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‘Truth About Zane’ campaign takes to the streets

June 29, 2014
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‘Truth About Zane’ campaign takes to the streets

Campaigners of all ages were out in force on Sunday (June 29) calling for more information over the death of Zane Gbangbola. Around 200 people joined in the peaceful community demonstration on Chertsey Bridge and outside the family home in nearby Thameside. Zane was taken ill from the flooded home on February 8 and died…

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Crash victim’s horror at high-speed hit-and-run collision

June 29, 2014
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The horror of being the victim of a hit-and-run crash has been recalled by a young man who remembers two cars racing moments before a high-speed collision. Nathan Lord had been visiting his girlfriend in the Woking area and had just set off for the long journey back to his Leicester home when the incident…

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