Monthly Archives: November 2017

Guildford rail services halted after ‘disruptive passengers’ cause power to be switched off

November 21, 2017
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All rail lines through Guildford were blocked on Tuesday (November 21) after “disruptive passengers” caused a power outage. A passenger had tried to exit a train from the wrong side at Guildford Station, South Western Railway (SWR) said. The rail operator first tweeted about the incident at around 6.20pm, reporting all lines in the Guildford…

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University of Surrey incident: Pedestrian ‘seriously injured’ after collision with car on campus

November 21, 2017
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A pedestrian suffered serious injuries after being involved in a collision with a car at the University of Surrey grounds in Guildford. The person sustained “leg and hip fractures and possible abdominal injuries”, a Surrey Police spokesman said. The accident happened in Perimeter Road at the university campus at around 5.10pm on Tuesday (November 21)…

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M25 Cobham Services murder trial: Accused tells court he was attempting to ‘clear the air’ with alleged victim before fatal brawl broke out

November 21, 2017
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One of the men accused of murdering a 20-year-old traveller at Cobham Services has told a court he had only wanted to talk to the alleged victim. Quhey Saunders, 20, of Stanford-le-Hope in Essex, died on June 26 after being struck on the head with a plasterer’s whisk in a “short and brutal” fight with…

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Sex trafficking ring trial: Two convicted over roles in exploitation of teenage girls in Surrey and west London

November 21, 2017
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A man and a woman were convicted on Tuesday (November 21) for their part in the exploitation of teenage girls in Surrey. A jury at Guildford Crown Court found Daniel Pusey, 21, of Money Lane, West Drayton, and Diane Chilcott, 40, of Rutherwyk Road, Chertsey, guilty of multiple exploitation offences that took place in January…

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Dorking resident marks heart transplant anniversary by competing in World Transplant Winter Games

November 21, 2017
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An Dorking man is defying the odds by snowboarding at the 2018 World Transplant Games a year after undergoing a heart transplant. Tim McWilliams, an American who has lived in Dorking for more than 10 years, had to have a heart transplant on January 3, 2017 after suffering from a heart failure at the end…

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Norovirus: East Surrey Hospital close another ward after further outbreak

November 21, 2017
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East Surrey Hospital has closed a ward to visitors for the second time in a week after a norovirus outbreak. Patients on Abinger Ward had been experiencing vomiting and diarrhoea symptoms so the ward went into lockdown on Tuesday (November 21) in an attempt to prevent the infection spreading. It is the second time since…

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Police investigation after ‘suspicious’ car fire in Tadworth

November 21, 2017
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A Toyota Aygo “deliberately” set on fire in Tadworth took firefighters nearly two hours to put out on Tuesday morning (November 21). The blaze in the small white car was so strong it also damaged two vehicles parked next to it in Waterfield before the crew from Epsom Fire Station could put it out. Firefighters…

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‘Unattractive’ and a ‘bit like a stuck out spaceship’: residents criticise new Redhill Sainsbury’s

November 21, 2017
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Redhill ‘s new Sainsbury’s development has been labelled “unattractive” and like a “stuck out spaceship” by residents. The supermarket giant’s much bigger refurbished branch was opened on October 18 following two years of building work, with it being closed for two weeks before reopening. But despite the significant investment which sees the superstore now three…

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Woking Gateway: Council considers plans for 39-storey tower block in town centre

November 21, 2017
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A high-rise block even taller than Victoria Square could be built in Woking town centre , according to plans being considered by Woking Borough Council . The council executive will meet on Thursday (November 23) to discuss proposals for the Woking Gateway project submitted by developers Coplan. The executive is expected to recommend entering into…

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Dorking lingerie shop goes pink after renovation for fourth anniversary

November 21, 2017
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A Dorking mother and daughter team have painted their popular lingerie shop pink as part of renovation work to mark four years of success in the town. Vanessa and Victoria Legg, owners of Victoria’s Little Bra Shop, took the plunge and opened the shop on West Street in 2013 after discussing the idea between them…

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Bagshot ‘electrocution’ death: Man killed after coming into contact with overhead power lines named as Marcus Pepper

November 21, 2017
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A man, understood to have been fatally electrocuted when he touched overhead power lines near Bagshot , has been named. The office for the Surrey Coroner has confirmed it has received a referral for a Marcus Pepper, named locally as the man tragically killed. Emergency services were called to an incident at around 1.50pm on…

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Boots slash up to 50% off leading brands for Black Friday

November 21, 2017
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Redhill Aerodrome says EU flight regulations are damaging its business

November 21, 2017
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The chief executive of Redhill Aerodrome has said an EU regulation has meant that fewer flights are able to operate from the airfield and is damaging the business. In October 2017 the aerodrome reported that aircraft movement was significantly down on October 2016. In a post on Facebook it was stated that strong winds and…

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Boots slash up to 50% off leading brands for Black Friday

November 21, 2017
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Boots has slashed its prices across beauty, fragrances and electricals in the run up to Black Friday. It is a great way for shoppers to stock up on Christmas presents at a discounted price. You can also make big savings on designer perfumes, with up to half price off brands like YSL, Hugo Boss, DKNY…

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Merstham school apologises after ‘screaming, cold and afraid’ pupil found wandering streets

November 21, 2017
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A boy of four left his Merstham school undetected and was found wandering the streets alone by two members of the public. Kevin, a pupil at Furzefield Primary Community School in Delabole Road, was found alone at 9am on Friday (November 17), the BBC reports . Philip Lovegrove told the BBC his son was on…

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Man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old at Guildford Spectrum leaving her ‘forlorn and broken’ claims ‘he only spoke to her’, court hears

November 21, 2017
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A man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl at the Guildford Spectrum told police “he only spoke to her” when he was arrested, a court heard on Tuesday (November 21). Luke John West, 19, of Lime Grove, Guildford, who is standing trial at Guildford Crown Court, “brushed by the girl twice, touching her back…

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Leatherhead and Fetcham residents not doing enough to protect their homes from flooding says chair of action group

November 21, 2017
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A Fetcham woman whose home was flooded on Christmas Eve in 2013 is leading the fight to prevent it happening again. Linda Tippelt, of Cannon Grove, is chairman of the Leatherhead and Fetcham Flood Action Group (LAFFAG) and was one of the hundreds of people across the south of England who were flooded over Christmas…

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Have you seen this hippo? £100 reward for sightings of three-year-old Woking boy’s beloved toy

November 21, 2017
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A mother is offering a £100 reward to the person who successfully reunites her son with his beloved toy hippo. Kellie Claiden-Smithies took three-year-old Fletcher shopping in Woking on Thursday evening (November 16), and Fletcher brought Hippo along with him. But sadly, during the course of the evening, Hippo went missing, leaving Fletcher distraught. Kellie…

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Brook Haslemere Road crash: Driver dies after colliding with walls of Rockwood Estate

November 21, 2017
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A man has died after crashing his car into a wall in Brook. The driver was pronounced dead shortly after the collision in Haslemere Road at around 11am on Tuesday (November 21). Surrey Police said the driver’s Blue Alfa Romeo collided with a wall, thought to be that of the Rockwood Estate, the former home…

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Brook Haslemere Road crash: Driver dies after colliding with wall in village

November 21, 2017
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A man has died after crashing his car into a wall in Brook. The driver was pronounced dead shortly after the collision in Haslemere Road at around 11am on Tuesday (November 21). Surrey Police said the driver’s Blue Alfa Romeo collided with a wall. In a statement, police said: “The driver sadly died at the…

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