Monthly Archives: May 2018

Public warned not to approach ‘vulnerable’ man last seen in Guildford who could have weapon

May 31, 2018
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A vulnerable man who was last seen in Guildford should not be approached as he may have a weapon and could behave “unpredictably”, police have said. Officers were searching for Darryl, whose surname has not been provided, on Thursday (May 31) and said that the public may therefore see an increased police presence in Guildford.…

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Rats seen at King George V Playing Field in Dorking close to children’s play area

May 31, 2018
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Rats have been spotted running around near a play area at Dorking ‘s King George V Playing Field causing concerns over children’s safety. Julie Collins, who lives over the road from the playing field, located on Goodwyns Road, said she has seen several rats near the playground. She said: “The rats are literally running around…

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Dorking’s Kuoni moves into stunning new offices inspired by world travel

May 31, 2018
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Staff at Kuoni have finally moved into their new offices at their Dorking Office Park site bang on time. Kuoni has a long association with Dorking, having occupied its previous site on Deepdene Avenue since 1974. The new offices feature something a bit different after management took on board suggestions made by staff before the…

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E-fit of Guildford serial flasher released after man exposes himself to several women

May 31, 2018
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A serial flasher has been exposing himself to women in Guildford . Surrey Police has appealed for witnesses and released an e-fit of the suspect after “a number of incidents” near Salt Box Road, Jacobs Well Road and Ferry Lane. The two most recent incidents, around Ferry Road and Jacobs Well Road, took place mid-morning…

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Efforts to stop Mole Valley kids drinking are effective despite recent statistics, says youth worker

May 31, 2018
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A Leatherhead youth worker says efforts in Mole Valley to reduce alcohol problems among children are having a positive effect, despite figures revealing the district to be a hotspot for underage drinking. Figures released by Public Health England revel that underage drinkers from Mole Valley were admitted to hospital 33 times between 2014/15 and 2016/17.…

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More than 35 burglaries a week reported in west Surrey since April, say police

May 31, 2018
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Surrey Heath beat police say there have been an average of 38 burglaries reported a week in west Surrey since April 1. Added together that would mean more than 300 burglaries reported in Surrey Heath in the eight weeks since April 1. If the burglary rate continued like that for one year, or 52 weeks,…

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Report into care of Parsons Green Tube bomber by Surrey County Council will not be made public

May 31, 2018
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The full report into lessons learned over the handling of the Parsons Green bomber Ahmed Hassan by Surrey County Council will not be made public. The authority will instead publish an accompanying letter for the Home Office that summarises the case. Surrey County Council (SCC) has carried out a learning review in relation to Ahmed…

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Witnesses to Banstead Co-op overnight ram-raid describe ‘big crashes and men with guns’

May 31, 2018
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Eyewitnesses to the overnight ram raid at the Banstead Co-op shop saw the group dressed in black “come out with guns” and recall “big crashes”. Two separate witnesses, who live nearby to the store in Nork Way, stated they saw what happened at just after 2.30am on Thursday (May 31). It has left the shop…

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Amber weather warning for south east as ‘torrential downpours and frequent lightning’ forecast

May 31, 2018
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Thunderstorms and heavy rain may cause flooding, frequent lightning and travel disruption, the Met Office has warned. The Met has issued an amber warning for rain affecting parts of the country, including the western border of Surrey. It is due to come into force at 4pm on Thursday (May 31) and will remain active until…

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Boy hit by car in Horsell ‘expected to make full recovery’

May 31, 2018
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The child airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car in Horsell on Monday (May 28) is expected to make a full recovery. The four-year-old boy had been rushed from Sythwood to St Peter’s Hospital by air ambulance at 12.40pm in what was said to be a “serious condition”. However, his injuries turned out…

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Lidl is selling tents, sleeping bags and gazebos really cheap as part of its festival range

May 31, 2018
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Festival-goers can pick up all of their camping essentials from as little as £1.79 at Lidl Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2LbP3aB Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Developer behind Drake Park in Walton is not giving up on garden village plan

May 31, 2018
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The developer behind Drake Park has insisted the plan could still help address housing need in Elmbridge despite an appeal being refused by the Secretary of State . Bonnar Allan lodged an appeal after its proposal to build a “garden village” in green belt land in Walton was rejected by Elmbridge Borough Council (EBC) in…

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Lidl is selling tents, sleeping bags and gazebos really cheap as part of its festival range

May 31, 2018
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Lidl has launched a range of camping essentials just in time for the festival season. With prices starting from as little as £1.79, the range will have customers covered for all their festival needs, come rain or shine. Ensuring every festival-goer can camp in comfort and style without breaking the bank, customers can pick up…

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Homelessness expected to rise once universal credit arrives in Guildford, council warns

May 31, 2018
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Homelessness in Guildford is expected to increase when welfare changes hit the borough in October this year. A report on Guildford Borough Council’s draft homelessness strategy said the introduction of universal credit (UC) presented “major risks” while a lack of affordable housing presented the “most significant” risk. UC is intended to replace several other benefits…

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You can now order bottomless brunch in bed – with RAINBOW BAGELS – at this hotel

May 31, 2018
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Each brunch includes unlimited Prosecco and Brick Lane’s iconic rainbow bagels Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2LIuunb Famous Words of Inspiration...

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You can now order bottomless brunch in bed at this hotel

May 31, 2018
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The iconic weekend bottomless brunch has been given a five star in-room upgrade at Andaz London Liverpool Street. Available from May, the new package allows guests to book an overnight stay at the city hotel on Fridays and Saturdays and enjoy a delicious brunch the next day from their own king size bed, with a…

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You can now order bottomless brunch in bed – with RAINBOW BAGELS

May 31, 2018
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The iconic weekend bottomless brunch has been given a five star in-room upgrade at Andaz London Liverpool Street. Available from May, the new package allows guests to book an overnight stay at the city hotel on Fridays and Saturdays and enjoy a delicious brunch the next day from their own king size bed, with a…

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Ash Vale Silent Soldier memorial second to be ‘vandalised’ in two weeks

May 31, 2018
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Another Silent Soldier war memorial has been damaged in an apparent act of vandalism. The sculpture in Ash Vale , one of several across Surrey commemorating the end of the First World War , had its head bent out of shape over the bank holiday weekend. A member of the public, Julie Warner, said she…

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M25 delays as van engulfed in flames during afternoon rush-hour

May 31, 2018
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A van fire on M25 caused traffic and delays for drivers on Wednesday afternoon (May 30). The van caught fire between between Junction 9 Leatherhead and Junction 8 Reigate clockwise and images show flames and smoke engulfing the entire vehicle. Two lanes were closed to allow Surrey Fire and Rescue Service to extinguish the blaze…

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Flying Scotsman will stop at these train stations as part of Surrey Hills tour

May 31, 2018
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Nearly 1,000 passengers will be on board the famous locomotive as it tours the Surrey Hills Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2xuPue8 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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