Monthly Archives: February 2018

Man told Romanian couple to ‘f*** off back to your own country’ before lunging at one of them with a knife

February 22, 2018
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A man lunged at his girlfriend’s Romanian neighbour with a kitchen knife and hurled racial abuse when he tried to intervene in an argument, a court has heard. Serial offender Matthew Glen has been jailed for 19 months for five offences committed on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 while he was already serving a suspended sentence.…

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Legoland opening times for 2018 season – including Easter holiday dates

February 22, 2018
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Here are the opening hours for Legoland Windsor Resort, plus parking and travel information Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2GB6NtT Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Surrey woman among three people in hospital following ‘serious’ car crash

February 22, 2018
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Three people have been left in hospital following what police are describing as a “serious collision.” The incident, involving a silver Volkswagon Polo and a blue Volvo XC60, happened on Wednesday morning (February 21) at the junction of B3004 and Passfield Road, near Bordon, Hampshire. An 83-year-old woman from Surrey, who was driving the silver…

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Fire and ambulance services called to Dorking town centre to rescue elderly woman from flat

February 22, 2018
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Fire and ambulance services were called to Dorking High Street to rescue an elderly woman from her flat. Two ambulances from the South East Coast Ambulance Service and two fire engines from the Surrey Fire and Rescue Service were called to the high street at about 2.30pm on Thursday (February 22). The woman on the…

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Legoland opening times for 2018 season

February 22, 2018
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Families can look forward to another year of fun as Legoland gets ready to open for the 2018 season. Every year the theme park in Windsor closes over the chilly winter months for maintenance works, but will reopen on Friday March 9 – in time for both Mother’s Day and the school Easter holidays. Bookings…

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Deliveroo is about to give away 5,000 FREE cupcakes – here’s how to get yours

February 22, 2018
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The food delivery service is celebrating its fifth birthday Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2BJ3f9q Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Deliveroo is about to give away 5,000 FREE cupcakes

February 22, 2018
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To celebrate Deliveroo turning five years old, you can enjoy a FREE cupcake – hip hip hooray! The popular delivery service’s huge giveaway will take place across London on Friday (February 23). A delicious teal velvet cupcake is on offer, baked by Deliveroo’ s exclusive partner The Hummingbird Bakery . So where can you find…

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Leatherhead armed raid: Man charged with Class A drugs offences

February 22, 2018
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A man has been charged with drugs offences after being arrested during an armed raid in Leatherhead . Kieran Merchant, 18, of Chatham Road in Wandsworth, was charged with the intent to supply Class A drugs. Merchant has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Guildford Crown Court on Friday, March 9.…

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Leatherhead armed raid: Man charged with Class A drugs offences

February 22, 2018
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A man has been charged with drugs offences after being arrested during an armed raid in Leatherhead . Kieran Merchant, 18, of Chatham Road in Wandsworth, was charged with the intent to supply Class A drugs. Merchant has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Guildford Crown Court on Friday, March 9.…

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Ferrari driver says car ‘took off uncontrollably’ in crash where boy, 13, died

February 22, 2018
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The driver who crashed a £1.2 million Ferrari in an incident where a 13-year-old boy died has described how the car “took off uncontrollably” when he touched the accelerator pedal. Matthew Cobden, 39, of Walton, is on trial at Winchester Crown Court where he denies causing the death by careless driving of Alexander Worth on…

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There’s a prosecco van coming to Guildford so you can slurp while you shop

February 22, 2018
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Who wouldn't want a glass of reasonably-priced prosecco while shopping? Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2EK1I5U Famous Words of Inspiration...

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There’s a prosecco van coming to Guildford so you can slurp while you shop

February 22, 2018
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Shoppers in Guildford will soon be able to treat themselves to a glass of prosecco while they browse the shelves – thanks to a van. Surrey resident Amie Sparrow is bringing her prosecco van Popped Truck Ltd to House of Fraser in Guildford’s High Street from March 3. As well as Prosecco, shoppers will be…

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Dachshund Café is coming to Guildford – here’s how to secure your place

February 22, 2018
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All you need to know about the Pop Up Dachshund Café with doggy treats galore for your prized pooch Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2okJkpO Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Farnham, Godalming, Haslemere and Cranleigh allocated HUGE number of new homes as Waverley adopts local plan

February 22, 2018
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A huge number of new homes will be built in Waverley, after the first part of its local plan was adopted. A target of 11,210 houses by 2032 was confirmed by Waverley Borough Council on Tuesday (February 20). Campaign group Protect our Waverley (POW) challenged the legality of the plan only hours before the meeting…

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How high should Guildford go? Here are the town’s tallest buildings as residents fear Solum station development will open high-rise floodgates on low-rise town

February 22, 2018
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The decision to allow the 10-storey Solum development has some Guildford residents worried about the height of new buildings in the town. Julian Lyon, chairman of the Guildford Society , said: “The Planning Inspectorate, in allowing Solum’s appeal, has imposed a landscape and skyscape-changing development. “The battle is on between going up, or stretching out”.…

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Guildford College told to seek merger partner by Secretary of State for Education due to ‘weak financial position’

February 22, 2018
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Guildford College has been told to “rapidly” find a suitable merger partner and stabilise its financial position. Former Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening, who was replaced in the role by Damian Hinds in Theresa May’s Cabinet reshuffle in January, wrote to the college on December 21 regarding an assessment of the college by…

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No trains will run between London and Gatwick for the next three Sundays 

February 22, 2018
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Buses will replace trains between Redhill and Gatwick for three consecutive Sundays due to engineering works. Trains to and from London will start and terminate at Redhill on February 25, March 4 and March 11. Most services to and from the south coast will also start and terminate at Three Bridges on those dates however…

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Woking phone shop gang jailed after defrauding 70 customers out of up to £100k then spending cash on ‘a life of luxury’

February 22, 2018
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A Woking -based gang has been jailed following a £100,000 fraud investigation into a “gross breach of trust” involving employees at Vodafone shops. More than 300 fraudulent transactions, involving more than 70 victims, were carried out by the gang, which was active from 2012 to 2014. Guildford Crown Court heard how Arslan Saghir, 25, and…

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A Mercedes-Benz car and jewellery have been stolen from a house in Cobham

February 22, 2018
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High value items including a Mercedes-Benz car and a Rolex watch were stolen during a burglary at a house in Cobham . A Cartier love band and Chanel handbag were also taken during the break-in on Tuesday (February 20). Surrey Police is appealing for information and has released a CCTV image of a man officers…

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Heathrow Airport expansion: Stanwell Moor residents’ campaign for inclusion into compensation scheme backed by Spelthorne MP

February 22, 2018
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Residents of a Spelthorne village say it’s “completely unfair” it has not been included in Heathrow Airport’s property compensation scheme. Residents of Stanwell Moor have set up a campaign called Sell to Heathrow, demanding they are included in the airport’s Wider Property Offer Zone (WPOZ). They argue that as they will be greatly affected by…

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