Monthly Archives: January 2017

6 holes in roads that left motorists with that sinking feeling

January 31, 2017
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If you thought the potholes in Surrey were bad, just look at the size of some of these road craters! Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2jrMqrR Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Met Office issues yellow warning for potentially ‘very strong winds’ as damage to buildings and travel disruption possible

January 31, 2017
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A Met Office spokesperson said there was uncertainty around the forecast, but if strong winds do occur we should expect travel disruption plus damage to buildings and trees Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2jRN7JH Famous Words of Inspiration...

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6 holes in roads that left motorists with that sinking feeling

January 31, 2017
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6 holes in roads that left motorists with that sinking feeling

The hole that opened up in a road in Woking again this week was far from the first incident of its kind. We’re not talking potholes in Surrey here – if we were, then this article could potentially go on forever – in fact, it’s often burst water mains that have been the cause. Thankfully,…

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Met Office issues yellow warning for potentially ‘very strong winds’ as damage to buildings and travel disruption possible

January 31, 2017
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The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for “very strong winds” for parts of England on Friday (February 3). Gusts of 60-70 mph are expected in places and there could be damage to trees, buildings and possible disruption to power supplies, as well as delayed travel if such strong winds occur. The warning is…

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New Chertsey Co-op leaflet makes ‘weird’ mistake

January 31, 2017
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The error from the supermarket had an 86-year-old man in 'fits of laughter' Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2jRAcY0 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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New Chertsey Co-op leaflet makes ‘weird’ mistake

January 31, 2017
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Chertsey residents were amused to see a leaflet publicising the opening of a new Co-op store next to Weird Road instead of Weir Road. The mistake was spotted by Simon Gibbons and his parents who had the leaflet posted through their door before the opening on February 1. Mr Gibbons of Knaphill said: “I was…

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Jimmy White ‘loses everything’ in fire at Epsom home

January 31, 2017
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'The Whirlwind' said his treasured snooker cue was only saved because it was in his car Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2kR8ybi Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Jimmy White ‘loses everything’ in fire at Epsom home

January 31, 2017
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Snooker legend Jimmy White has been left devastated after losing “everything” in a fire at his flat. ‘The Whirlwind’ revealed that only his treasured cue, which was in his car, was saved after his home in Epsom went up in flames on Tuesday morning. Tweeting a photo of firefighters battling the blaze amid smoke rising…

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Epsom flat fire: Person and cat rescued and 14 others led to safety

January 31, 2017
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Five fire crews attended the incident and a total of 15 residents were evacuated safely Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2jrmAnS Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Guildford accident leads to closure of Woodbridge Road

January 31, 2017
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Surrey Police said its officers attended a collision in Woodbridge Road shortly after 5pm on Tuesday Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2knlFEs Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Epsom flat fire: Person and cat rescued and 14 others led to safety

January 31, 2017
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View gallery A person and cat were rescued from a third floor flat fire in Epsom on Tuesday morning. Fourteen other people who live in the building were escorted to safety by firefighters after the fire at a residential block in Alexandra Road. The incident happened at around 10am and road closures were in place…

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Guildford accident leads to closure of Woodbridge Road

January 31, 2017
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A serious accident in Woodbridge Road has led to severe traffic delays around Guildford town centre during Tuesday evening rush hour. Surrey Police reported the collision shortly after 5pm, saying: “The road is closed, please find [an] alternative route.” The accident happened close to the roundabout where Stocton Veterinary Centre is located, between the A25…

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Ewhurst workshops and barn blaze at Coxlands Estate attended by eight fire crews

January 31, 2017
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"Big clouds of black smoke" could be seen coming from the rural location Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2jqVnBw Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Knife amnesty extended as HUGE weapons handed in at police stations

January 31, 2017
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Bladed items can be handed in without fear of prosecution until February 13 Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2kcS5iL Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Epsom station police incident: Man charged with assault by beating of rail staff

January 31, 2017
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A 22-year-old man will appear in court on Monday February 20 in connection with the incident Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2jr1Yw1 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Jury retires to consider verdict in murder trial

January 31, 2017
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Jahzeel Lewis denies murdering Madala Washington in HMP Coldingley in April 2016 Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2kcNRHD Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Ewhurst workshops and barn blaze at Coxlands Estate attended by eight fire crews

January 31, 2017
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Eight fire engines have attended a barn blaze at the Coxlands Estate in Somersbury Lane, Ewhurst , on Tuesday afternoon. Surrey Fire and Rescue Service was called to the fire at 1.48pm and crews were mobilised from Cranleigh , Dorking , Guildford and Godalming stations, as well as from Horsham and Billingshurst in West Sussex.…

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Knife amnesty extended as HUGE weapons handed in at police stations

January 31, 2017
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Surrey Police’s knife amnesty has been extended after weapons including the large machete pictured here were handed in. The amnesty, which was due to end on Monday (January 30), will now continue until February 13. Anyone with a bladed weapon can give them up safely without fear of prosecution in knife bins at police stations…

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Epsom station police incident: Man charged with assault by beating of rail staff

January 31, 2017
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A man will appear in court in connection with an incident at Epsom station which saw a member of railway staff assaulted . Virgil-Dumitru Berchi was charged with one count of being drunk and disorderly and one count of assault by beating, following the incident which took place at around midnight on Sunday (January 29).…

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Jury retires to consider verdict in murder trial

January 31, 2017
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The jury in the Coldingley prison murder trial was sent out to begin its deliberations on Tuesday (January 31) morning. Jahzeel Lewis denies the murder of Madala Washington , who was stabbed to death in HMP Coldingley on the way to Friday prayer on April 1, 2016. The defence and prosecution agree that a fight…

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