Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mark Ricketts back to inspire Woking FC to victory over Alfreton Town

January 31, 2015
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Relieved Mark Ricketts said it felt great to be back after helping Woking FC to an easy 3-0 Vanarama Conference victory over Alfreton Town. A penalty from Scott Rendell – taking his tally to 17 for the season – plus strikes from recent loan signings Ross Lafayette and Charles Banya saw off the relegation battlers…

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Ricketts back to inspire Woking FC to victory over Alfreton Town

January 31, 2015
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Relieved Mark Ricketts said it felt great to be back after helping Woking FC to an easy 3-0 Vanarama Conference victory over Alfreton Town. A penalty from Scott Rendell – taking his tally to 17 for the season – plus strikes from recent loan signings Ross Lafayette and Charles Banya saw off the relegation battlers…

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Dame Judi Dench braves the cold to open £500k Reigate hall

January 31, 2015
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Dame Judi Dench braves the cold to open £500k Reigate hall

VIEW GALLERY Multi-awarding winning actress Dame Judi Dench braved the freezing temperatures on Saturday (January 31) to open a newly renovated community hall in Reigate. The Lloyd Hall, in Brickfield Road, Outwood, has undergone a £500,000 refurbishment following long-standing subsidence issues that threatened the venue’s future use. Dame Judi, 80, who lives nearby, cut the…

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Alec Stewart unhappy at ECB wage cap announcement

January 31, 2015
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Alec Stewart has hit out at the ECB for slashing the wage cap. Surrey’s director of cricket is annoyed at the abrupt announcement from Lord’s last week that the amount counties could spend on their playing budgets had been cut by 10% to £1.976million. Stewart explained: “To make an arbitrary announcement in January when clubs…

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Snow hits Surrey again

January 31, 2015
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Snow hits Surrey again

VIEW GALLERY Large swathes of Surrey awoke to a glistening white sheen on Saturday morning as scattered snow flurries peppered the county. The brief deluge followed on from Thursday afternoon’s showers, and again led to picturesque scenes throughout the South East. On Friday the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning of ice overnight and…

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Snow hits Surrey again

January 31, 2015
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Snow hits Surrey again

VIEW GALLERY Large swathes of Surrey awoke to a glistening white sheen on Saturday morning as scattered snow flurries peppered the county. The brief deluge followed on from Thursday afternoon’s showers, and again led to picturesque scenes throughout the South East. On Friday the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning of ice overnight and…

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Snow hits Surrey again

January 31, 2015
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Snow hits Surrey again

VIEW GALLERY Large swathes of Surrey awoke to a glistening white sheen on Saturday morning as scattered snow flurries peppered the county. The brief deluge followed on from Thursday afternoon’s showers, and again led to picturesque scenes throughout the South East. On Friday the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning of ice overnight and…

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Women suffer broken bones in dog attacks

January 31, 2015
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Two walkers broke their legs after being knocked over by a large “stocky” dog in two separate incidents on Puttenham Common. The incidents happened on Sunday January 4 and again on Sunday January 18 when the two women victims were knocked to the ground by what is believed to be a labrador cross dog. One…

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What’s on for Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1, 2015

January 31, 2015
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What’s on around the area this weekend Saturday COMEDY FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road, PO16 7DB. 7.30pm. Jethro – The Legend At Large. Admission: £19.50. Call 01329 231942 or visit cft.org.uk HAVANT: Park Community School, Middle Park Way. Speech and Drama. Presented by The Portsmouth Music Festival. Visit portsmouthmusicfestival.co.uk for more information. EVENTS EMSWORTH: The…

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You Me At Six at The Boileroom in Guildford

January 31, 2015
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You Me At Six at The Boileroom in Guildford

You Me At Six achieved what very few British alternative acts managed last year by reaching number one in the UK album charts with Cavalier Youth. It was a feat considered even more impressive given that it was their fourth studio album, a point at which other bands have tripped and failed to recapture previous…

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

January 30, 2015
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Surrey Live Recap: breaking news from across the county, January 30

MORNING: Good morning all and Happy Friday! I will be taking you through the headlines, breaking news, travel and entertainment until late morning, so be sure to stay with Surrey Live! FIRE LAST NIGHT: We are waking up to news that there was a large fire at around midnight last night, which led to the…

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Assault charge dropped after cyclist hit by Jeep Cherokee

January 30, 2015
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A 25-year-old who was arrested after a cyclist was hit by a vehicle in Staines has had a charge of causing grievous bodily harm dropped. Michael Duggan, of Beaumaris Tower, Acton, west London, was due to stand trial at Guildford Crown Court on Monday (January 26) in relation to the incident in Thickthorne Lane on…

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Rev Stephen Sizer apologises for Facebook link to ‘Israel did it’ article about 9/11 attacks

January 30, 2015
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The priest accused of being anti-semitic after posting a link on Facebook to an article blaming Israel for the 9/11 terrorist attacks has apologised. The Rev Stephen Sizer, vicar of Christ Church, Virginia Water, faces an investigation from the Church of England’s Guildford Diocese after putting the link on his Facebook page. The article was…

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You Me At Six fans queue for hours before Boileroom gig

January 30, 2015
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You Me At Six fans queue for hours before Boileroom gig

Video loading You Me At Six have arrived in Guildford to play a one-off gig ahead of their biggest tour to date. The five lads who all live in and around Weybridge will perform in front of 300 lucky fans on Friday night (January 30) as part of Independent Venue Week, January 26-February 1. The…

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You Me At Six fans queue for seven hours ahead of Boileroom gig

January 30, 2015
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You Me At Six have arrived in Guildford to play a one-off gig ahead of their biggest tour to date. The five lads who all live in and around Weybridge will perform in front of 300 lucky fans on Friday night (January 30) as part of Independent Venue Week, January 26-February 1. The band turned…

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Smoke from Claygate workshop fire causes A3 closure

January 30, 2015
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Smoke from Claygate workshop fire causes A3 closure

A serious fire has left a building in tatters and caused thousands of pounds of damage at a lawnmower showroom and workshop in Claygate . Valuable products and machinery from world-renowned manufacturers were ruined when the blaze swept through Surrey Power Machines in Woodstock Lane South. Susan Clark, 67, who lives on Elm Farm where…

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Brian Blessed withdraws from King Lear with heart problem

January 30, 2015
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Brian Blessed has withdrawn from his role as King Lear at Holy Trinity Church in Guildford with immediate effect. The announcement on Friday came after the 78-year-old collapsed on stage during a performance of the Shakespeare play on Monday January 19. He managed to continue on the evening, citing an irregular heartbeat as the reason…

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Winston Churchill’s funeral recalled by ex-police inspector who helped plan the operation

January 30, 2015
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Winston Churchill’s funeral recalled by ex-police inspector who helped plan the operation

VIEW GALLERY Sir Winston Churchill’s funeral on Saturday January 30 1965 was an event watched by millions of people, attended by thousands and remembered to this day as the only state funeral of a commoner in the 20th century. But of all the people who attended it from the heads of state to the crowds…

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Mobile crane arm ‘bypassed its safety features’ and hit car

January 30, 2015
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Mobile crane arm ‘bypassed its safety features’ and hit car

Part of a mobile crane “bypassed its safety features”, causing a rigger to swing out and hit a car going the other way in Farnham. The dramatic and unusual incident on Friday morning led to a total of three vehicles being damaged – a Vauxhall Corsa, Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Golf. It happened in Upper…

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Council’s ‘search for high quality music event for Guildford’

January 30, 2015
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“All is not lost” for the future of music festivals in Guildford, the borough council has pledged. The authority announced on Thursday that there will not be a festival at Stoke Park in summer 2015, after it failed to find a partner to stage the event in time. Pressures that a potential festival would have…

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