Monthly Archives: June 2015

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

June 30, 2015
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Surrey Live Recap: Breaking news from across the county, June 30

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. Click here to view our community standards Previous Articles Rail strike: Unions suspend action after new Network Rail pay offer Rail workers have come to an agreement with Network Rail and have suspended planned industrial action Surrey Live recap: Breaking news from across the county,…

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28 stereotypical things we all do as soon as the sun comes out…

June 30, 2015
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28 stereotypical things we all do as soon as the sun comes out…

So it seems like summer has finally arrived. The sun has got his hat on, the mercury is rising to above 30C and night-time doesn’t appear until gone 9.30pm. It only took until June for the sunshine to finally make an appearance – but now it has, us Brits will make damn sure we make…

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Weather forecast: Highs of up to 32C expected on Wednesday

June 30, 2015
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Temperatures soaring to 32C are now being forecast for Surrey on Wednesday, in a heatwave the like of which has not been seen in the county for almost a decade. You have to go back to July 2006 for the hottest recent temperature – 36.5C in Wisley – while in August 2003 the same location…

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Missing Ashford man Darren Pugh found safe and well

June 30, 2015
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A 50-year-old man who was reported missing from Ashford at the weekend has been found. Surrey Police said on Tuesday afternoon that Darren Pugh had been located safe and well. A missing persons appeal had been made to trace Mr Pugh and his car, with police saying he was believed to still be in the…

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M25 shut as man seriously injured in crash on hottest day of the year

June 30, 2015
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A serious accident involving a van and a car blocked the M25 anticlockwise between J9 (Leatherhead) and J8 (Reigate) on Tuesday afternoon. A man was taken hospital with serious injuries following the multi-vehicle crash, involving a silver Vauxhall Astra, a black Renault Megane and an HGV. The incident happened at around 2.15pm and there was…

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Staines-upon-Thames Day: Thousands line the riverside

June 30, 2015
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Staines-upon-Thames Day: Thousands line the riverside

VIEW GALLERY Thousands of people packed the riverside to celebrate the annual Staines-Upon-Thames Day. Held at the Memorial Gardens on Sunday (June 28), the event saw the inaugural Dragon Boat Challenge, as well as fairground and pony rides, live music from local bands, including the Lammas Brass Band, food and the usual sea of stalls.…

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Staines-upon-Thames Day: Thousands line the riverside for annual festival

June 30, 2015
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Staines-upon-Thames Day: Thousands line the riverside for annual festival

VIEW GALLERY Thousands of people packed the riverside to celebrate the annual Staines-Upon-Thames Day. Held at the Memorial Gardens on Sunday (June 28), the event saw the inaugural Dragon Boat Challenge, as well as fairground and pony rides, live music from local bands, including the Lammas Brass Band, food and the usual sea of stalls.…

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‘Nasty assault’ leaves man with broken nose in Farncombe

June 30, 2015
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A man has been left with a broken nose and a fractured eye socket following a “nasty” assault in Farncombe. Police said the incident happened in Summers Road at around 10.45pm on Friday (June 26) when the man was approached by a group of teenage boys and assaulted. The victim, in his early 20s, sustained…

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Boy hit by motorcycle in Ash suffered fractured skull and leg injuries

June 30, 2015
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A nurse, an army physical training instructor, an off-duty police officer and a community first aider all rushed to help an 11-year-old boy who was hit by a motorbike on Tuesday morning. The youngster suffered a fractured skull and injuries to his right leg in the collision in Ash, which happened on the A323 Guildford…

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11 moments when deciding to carry on driving was quickly followed by the word ‘whoops’

June 30, 2015
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11 moments when deciding to carry on driving was quickly followed by the word ‘whoops’

There has been a long line of collisions involving articulated vehicles and immovable objects in Surrey. Here, Get Surrey looks back at almost a dozen examples of HGV drivers getting themselves in a bit of a pickle. Like many other places across the country, railway bridges often attract a number of lorries – with some…

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Kauto Star put down after paddock fall

June 30, 2015
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The horse racing world is in shock with the news that Kempton Park hero Kauto Star has been put down after fracturing a pelvis in a fall. A legendary chaser, he won the King George VI Chase at the Sunbury course a record five times and was one of the most successful steeplechasers of the…

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Esher deaths: Bodies of mother and daughter discovered after man found dead in southern France

June 30, 2015
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Esher deaths: Bodies of mother and daughter discovered after man found dead in southern France

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. Click here to view our community standards Previous Articles Discovery of two bodies linked to death of man in France Police treating the deaths as an “isolated incident” and there is not believed to be “any threat to the wider community” Vehicle carrying teenagers left…

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Discovery of bodies of woman and girl in Esher linked to death of man in southern France

June 30, 2015
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The bodies of a mother and daughter have been discovered at a house in Esher. The woman and girl were found dead by police at the property in Simmons Gate, a gated estate off Claremont Lane, at around 10am on Monday (June 29) after officers were alerted to concerns about them. Formal identification has not…

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Lorry carrying 20 tonnes of bananas crashes into Haslemere railway bridge

June 30, 2015
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Lorry carrying 20 tonnes of bananas crashes into Haslemere railway bridge

A Dutch lorry believed to be carrying 20 tonnes of bananas crashed into a railway bridge in Haslemere in the early hours of Tuesday. The incident happened in Shottermill Road at around 1am after the driver attempted to pass under the bridge. Surrey Police said the truck was removed and awaiting recovery at around 7.15am.…

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Restaurant review: ‘Holy CAU’, that steak was damn good!

June 30, 2015
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Restaurant review: ‘Holy CAU’, that steak was damn good!

VIEW GALLERY An independent steak house chain has given it’s first restaurant a make-over to showcase to customers what its ethos is all about. CAU Guildford has reopened following a revamp and I was invited to go along to check out its new-look and more importantly taste its Argentinian steak. CAU (pronounced ‘cow’) stands for…

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Food review: ‘Holy CAU!’ That steak was good

June 30, 2015
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Food review: ‘Holy CAU!’ That steak was good

VIEW GALLERY An independent steak house chain has given it’s first restaurant a make-over to showcase to customers what its ethos is all about. CAU Guildford has reopened following a revamp and I was invited to go along to check out its new-look and more importantly taste its Argentinian steak. CAU (pronounced ‘cow’) stands for…

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Pilot leads record-breaking team to fly around country

June 30, 2015
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A former soldier has set a UK first by being one of a group of disabled pilots to fly around the country in microlights. Luke Sinnott, originally from Chiddingfold, discovered a passion for flying after losing both of his legs above the knee in Afghanistan. He picked up the skill during rehabilitation at Headley Court,…

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‘Brave’ 11-year-old boy taken to hospital after being hit by motorbike on Guildford Road between Ash and Normandy

June 30, 2015
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A “brave” 11-year-old boy has been taken to Frimley Park Hospital after being struck by a motorbike in Ash on Tuesday morning. The serious collision happened on the A323 Guildford Road between Harper’s Road and Wyke Lane at around 7.30am. The youngster, who attends Wyke Primary School, was on his way to an induction day…

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Repeated call for safety improvements at school gate

June 30, 2015
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An Old Dean resident has warned that a school entrance remains an ‘accident waiting to happen’ despite local calls for safety measures. Carl Crease said residents were still waiting for Surrey County Council (SCC) to take action over Pine Ridge Infant School’s use of its back entrance, which leads directly onto a main road, more…

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Medics move in at Keogh Barracks after first phase of £50m revamp completed

June 30, 2015
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Hundreds of medics have finally moved into their new home in Ash Vale following the completion of the first phase of a £50m revamp of Keogh Barracks. Some 350 medics from 4 Armoured Medical Regiment (4AMR) officially took over the site last Tuesday (June 23), relocating from nearby Normandy Barracks in Aldershot. It comes after…

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