Monthly Archives: October 2014

Woking FC snatch dramatic win over Nuneaton Town

October 1, 2014
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They had heart in spades, but it was their Sole that came up trumps again for never-say-die Cards. Substitute Giuseppe Sole – already a regular scorer of key goals this season – popped up with a stunning 90th minute free kick to snatch Woking FC a 1-0 Vanarama Conference win against Nuneaton Town on Tuesday…

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Stoptober encourages smokers to kick the habit for good

October 1, 2014
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Smokers are being encouraged to kick the habit this month, with the return of the Stoptober initiative. The nation’s eight million smokers are being targeted by the government campaign, designed to make quitting less of a drag by giving them all the support they need to give up for good. Funded by Public Health England,…

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Stray of the Day: Axel

October 1, 2014
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This adorable puppy is desperately looking for a loving home. Axel, 17-weeks-old, is due to arrive to foster with Surrey-based Cruel Streets Rescue having been brought over from the streets of Romania. He is an adorable black and white cross-breed pup and is desperately hoping to find his fur-ever home. He is very sweet and…

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OctoBeardFest’s ‘let it grow bro’ call in prostate cancer fight

October 1, 2014
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OctoBeardFest’s ‘let it grow bro’ call in prostate cancer fight

‘Ready, set, grow’ is the call from the Prostate Project, as its OctoBeardFest fundraiser is officially launched for 2014. The team behind the Guildford charity are hoping as many men as possible in Surrey and the surrounding areas are going to let their razors collect dust for a month, and grow a beard in return…

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Woking welcomes Eva Cassidy story Over the Rainbow

October 1, 2014
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The award-winning show Over the Rainbow, telling the life story of the legendary artist Eva Cassidy comes to the New Victoria Theatre, Woking, for two performances on Wednesday and Thursday October 15 and 16. This emotional and uplifting musical play, journeys through the life of Eva Cassidy, from her idyllic childhood growing up in a…

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Smoke alarm alerts flat residents to restaurant fire below

October 1, 2014
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A smoke alarm saved residents during a fire at a Nepalese restaurant in Oxted in the early hours of Wednesday. The blaze started at around 4.30am in the Gurkha Kitchen in Station Road. Fire crews from Godstone, Reigate and Oxted attended the scene and used two hose reels and six breathing apparatus to extinguish the…

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Care home faces fine after resident who choked on sausage died

October 1, 2014
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A care home in West Molesey faces a fine of up to £250,000 following the death of an elderly woman who choked on a sausage. Anchor Trust, which owns Thameside Residential Care Home in Beldham Gardens, had previously pleaded guilty to three serious breaches of health and safety after 81-year-old Beryl Newton died in June…

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Care home faces fine after elderly resident who choked on sausage died

October 1, 2014
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A care home in West Molesey faces a fine of up to £250,000 following the death of an elderly woman who choked on a sausage. Anchor Trust, which owns Thameside Residential Care Home in Beldham Gardens, had previously pleaded guilty to three serious breaches of health and safety after 81-year-old Beryl Newton died in June…

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Pervert who sexually assaulted two young girls and animals jailed

October 1, 2014
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A sexual predator from Park Barn, who assaulted two young girls, was jailed for four-and-a-half years this week. Andrew Wright, of Foxborrows Avenue, appeared at Guildford Crown Court for sentencing on Monday (September 29). Judge Robert Fraser heard that Wright had stored thousands of pornographic images on his computer, including hundreds depicting extreme child pornography…

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Surrey Live: breaking news from across the county, October 1

October 1, 2014
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Surrey Live: breaking news from across the county, October 1

WHITE HEART MANIA: This is brilliant… To call Gary a committed Spurs fan is, I feel, something of an understatement. He’s only gone and changed his name to Gary White Hart lane to demonstrate his devotion to his beloved Tottenham Hotspur. According to Gary, who lives in Knaphill, his surname was already Lane and he…

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Devoted Spurs fan changes his name to Gary White Hart Lane

October 1, 2014
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Many football fans go to great lengths to show their love for their club, but a Knaphill man has taken a drastic step to show his ‘hart’ is very much with his team. Formerly Gary Mark Lane, the self-employed hod carrier and charity fundraiser has changed his name to Gary White Hart Lane to demonstrate…

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What’s on for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014
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today CONCERT SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion Park Gate, Brook Lane. 8pm The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988. DANCING PORTSMOUTH: St James Hospital Social Hall, Main Entrance, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Ballroom Club. Evening of ballroom, Latin and sequence dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9307 7368. SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance.…

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