Monthly Archives: July 2015

Barn ‘fully engulfed’ in flames during huge blaze

July 6, 2015
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Barn ‘fully engulfed’ in flames during huge blaze

VIEW GALLERY Firefighters were called to a massive barn fire near Godstone that was “fully engulfed” in flames on Sunday evening (July 5). The barn on Tandridge Lane was “severely destroyed” by the blaze which was tackled by around 20 firefighters, four fire engines and two water carriers from Godstone fire station. “The barn was…

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Barn was ‘fully engulfed’ in flames during huge blaze

July 6, 2015
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Barn was ‘fully engulfed’ in flames during huge blaze

VIEW GALLERY Firefighters were called to a massive barn fire near Godstone that was “fully engulfed” in flames on Sunday evening (July 5). The barn on Tandridge Lane was “severely destroyed” by the blaze which was tackled by around 20 firefighters, four fire engines and two water carriers from Godstone fire station. “The barn was…

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Surrey Live: Breaking news from across the county, July 6

July 6, 2015
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Surrey Live: Breaking news from across the county, July 6

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Burst water main: Repairs carried out on Walton on Thames ruptured main

July 5, 2015
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Repairs to a water main in Walton on Thames which burst on Sunday has been delayed due to a smouldering electrical main at the excavation site. The damaged main at Crossways and Hersham Road, which ruptured at 9am, is thought to be affecting 60 households in the area. @AffinityWater woke up this morning with no…

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Prom season sees Glebelands School dressed to impress

July 5, 2015
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Prom season sees Glebelands School dressed to impress

Students from the class of 2015 at Glebelands School were dressed to impress as they pulled out all the stops to say their goodbyes in style last week. The 160 leavers were attending their prom at the Hurtwood Park Polo and Country Club, some arriving in ‘weird and wonderful’ sets of wheels, ranging from a…

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Godalming Food Festival: Taste of the World theme for 6th annual celebrations

July 5, 2015
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Godalming Food Festival: Taste of the World theme for 6th annual celebrations

VIEW GALLERY Food lovers were out in force on Saturday to celebrate the 6th anniversary of the Godalming Food Festival. From baked American goods to exotic curries from India, this year’s festival brought a variety of mouth-watering global street food and drink to the town with its ‘taste of the world’ theme. Punters enjoyed an…

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Heathrow faces ‘mother of all challenges’ to meet Airport Commission conditions

July 5, 2015
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Heathrow faces the ‘mother of all challenges’ to meet the conditions set out by the Airports Commission to build a third runway, says a campaign group. Sir Howard Davies’s report, published on Wednesday, backed Heathrow’s £17 billion expansion plan – saying it would provide a £147bn boost to Britain’s economy over 60 years – but…

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M3 closure after woman threatens to jump off bridge in Sunbury

July 4, 2015
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A woman who threatened to jump off a bridge over the M3 carriageway in Sunbury led to traffic delays on Saturday morning. Emergency services were called to the M3 at the Sunbury Crossing junction at 11.07am on Saturday July 4 following concerns for the safety of a woman. Surrey Police closed the M3 from Junction…

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GoFest 2015: Guide to the sporting and activity zones

July 4, 2015
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New to the UK, the three-day festival will be held at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford from July 10-12. With 16 different ‘zones’ at GoFest, families can pick up new skills in a range of sports, compete in games or relax in dedicated areas. Parents will be able to drop off their young children in…

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Police concerned over welfare of missing Shepperton man

July 4, 2015
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An appeal has been launched to trace a missing man from Shepperton. Simon Stokes, who was reported missing on Friday July 3 has not been since since Wednesday June 24. The 42-year-old is white, 5ft 11 ins, of medium build, with short fair hair and blue eyes. He is also known to have links to…

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Prom season sees Collingwood College attend glamorous evening

July 4, 2015
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Prom season sees Collingwood College attend glamorous evening

VIEW GALLERY Pupils from the class of 2015 at Collingwood College, in Camberley, celebrated the end of school in style at their prom last Thursday night. Their final day began with a leavers’ assembly organised by a student committee. The teens arrived in fancy dress and watched a number of acts, including singers, instrumentalists and…

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RideLondon-Surrey 100

July 4, 2015
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Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 amateur event starts at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. With leg-testing climbs and a route made famous by…

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Surrey Scorchers born and Creon Raftopoulos delighted to be back as coach

July 4, 2015
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Creon Raftopoulos is back in a job he never wanted to leave – spearheading the Surrey Scorchers. The Zimbabwean will oversee the new-look Guildford side in the BBL Championship, two years after his sudden departure when he was sacked as coach of the old Surrey Heat side after the franchise was taken over by Surrey…

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Dunsfold Park: Residents raise ‘serious concerns’ as plans unveiled

July 4, 2015
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Dunsfold Park: Residents raise ‘serious concerns’ as plans unveiled

A primary school, health centre, a combined church, a market square, leisure and community centre, shops and restaurants, a large country park and 30,000 square metres of additional employment space are included in plans for a development of 1,800 homes at Dunsfold Park. The plans have already attracted criticism from residents who say the local…

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Surrey Live Recap: Breaking news from across the county, July 3

July 3, 2015
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Surrey Live Recap: Breaking news from across the county, July 3

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Officers discover around 100 cannabis plants in Camberley house

July 3, 2015
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Police officers have seized around 100 cannabis plants, after uncovering a drugs factory at a house in Camberley on Wednesday (July 1). Officers from the Surrey Heath Neighbourhood Team carried out a drugs warrant at the rented property following information received from members of the public. They searched the property, which they say revealed a…

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Southern railway workers set to stage five-day strike

July 3, 2015
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Engineers on Southern railway are to stage a five day strike over claims of a “comprehensive breakdown” in industrial relations. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union will walk out from 5pm on Sunday July 12. They will also ban overtime over the weekend of July 10-12. The move follows a 9-1 vote…

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Woking FC fixtures: Who will Cards face in Vanarama National League?

July 3, 2015
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Woking FC will face some new opposition when they kick off the upcoming Vanarama National League season on Sunday August 8. The fixtures were released on Friday and first up for the Cards are Tranmere Rovers, just relegated from League 2. Woking’s first home game of the 2015/16 campaign – in which manager Garry Hill…

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Brooklands hosts fourth Team Karting Challenge in aid of Henry Surtees Foundation

July 3, 2015
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Brooklands hosts fourth Team Karting Challenge in aid of Henry Surtees Foundation

VIEW GALLERY The fourth annual Henry Surtees Foundation Team Karting challenge saw 128 competitors battling it out for the top spot at Mercedes-Benz World on Tuesday (June 30). The prestigious event, which raised around £59,500 for the charity that looks after people with brain or physical injuries, saw an impressive grid of 32 teams taking…

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The Only Way Is Esher as Mark Wright heads for DJ set at Sandown Park Racecourse

July 3, 2015
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Race-goers can party the night away in the parade ring to Mark Wright’s dancefloor favourites following an afternoon of racing on Saturday (July 4). The TV star and radio host will play classic club tunes during his DJ set on Coral-Eclipse Day at Sandown Park Racecourse. As a keen race-goer himself, the 28-year-old who recently…

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