Monthly Archives: July 2018

Prezzo in Reigate becomes the latest high street casualty

July 31, 2018
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Prezzo in Reigate High Street has shut down following administrative measures aimed at keeping the company afloat. Staff at the Reigate branch have for the most part been re-housed, however a few have chosen to leave the company as they wished to stay in Reigate. However Saturday’s closure doesn’t come as a huge surprise after…

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Body of man found in River Wey in Ripley following specialist search

July 31, 2018
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* Huge police presence in Ripley as ‘body found’ by dive and search teams – updates * The body of a man has been found in the River Wey in Ripley following a search by specialist teams. Police officers were first called to the section of the river near Newark Lane at 9pm on Monday…

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16 ways to make the most of the Surrey sunshine on your lunch break

July 31, 2018
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Only got an hour? Here are some ways you can make the most of the good weather in 60 minutes Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2HM5vOs Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Council worker who appeared in BBC’s Food Inspectors named as employee who died in Reigate

July 31, 2018
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A “dedicated” council worker who died after collapsing at a Reigate beauty spot has been named as an environmental health inspector who featured in a BBC show. Russell Jenner died in Castle Grounds shortly after 12.30pm on June 28. The 61-year-old had been a senior member of the team at Reigate and Banstead Borough Council…

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Council worker who appeared in BBC’s Food Inspectors named as employee who died in Reigate

July 31, 2018
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A “dedicated” council worker who died after collapsing at a Reigate beauty spot has been named as an environmental health inspector who featured in a BBC show. Russell Jenner died in Castle Grounds shortly after 12.30pm on June 28. The 61-year-old had been a senior member of the team at Reigate and Banstead Borough Council…

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Guildford councillors back town’s legendary Star Inn music venue against noise complaint

July 31, 2018
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Guildford’s councillors have backed a campaign to save the town’s longest-running live music venue. The Star Inn, where The Stranglers played one of their first gigs, was the subject of a noise complaint from a developer who converted a neighbouring office building into four flats. The pub, in Quarry Street, claims a noise abatement notice…

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Guildford councillors back town’s legendary Star Inn music venue against noise complaint

July 31, 2018
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Guildford’s councillors have backed a campaign to save the town’s longest-running live music venue. The Star Inn, where The Stranglers played one of their first gigs, was the subject of a noise complaint from a developer who converted a neighbouring office building into four flats. The pub, in Quarry Street, claims a noise abatement notice…

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Could The Petersham Restaurant be Richmond’s most romantic place to eat?

July 31, 2018
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If you're looking for a romantic restaurant to take a loved one to, take a peek inside The Petersham Restaurant in Richmond – it's magical Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2ArKXe2 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Plans to demolish Walton’s Birds Eye building approved to meet Elmbridge’s ‘extraordinary’ housing need

July 31, 2018
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Plans to demolish the Grade II-listed former Birds Eye HQ building to develop 375 new homes in Walton have been approved to meet Elmbridge’s “extraordinary” housing need. Partners Crest Nicholson and A2Dominion, known as Crest A2D, submitted a planning application to Elmbridge Borough Council (EBC) last March to build residential properties on the site. The…

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Plans to demolish Walton’s Birds Eye building approved to meet Elmbridge’s ‘extraordinary’ housing need

July 31, 2018
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Plans to demolish the Grade II-listed former Birds Eye HQ building to develop 375 new homes in Walton have been approved to meet Elmbridge’s “extraordinary” housing need. Partners Crest Nicholson and A2Dominion, known as Crest A2D, submitted a planning application to Elmbridge Borough Council (EBC) last March to build residential properties on the site. The…

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Could The Petersham Restaurant be Richmond’s most romantic place to eat?

July 31, 2018
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Richmond is home to plenty of lovely restaurants, but there is one that particularly stands out from the crowd. Benefiting from panoramic, floor-to-ceiling views of the famous bend in the River Thames and surrounding Petersham Meadows, The Petersham Restaurant is certainly a romantic hot spot. Couples can gaze out of the window from every table…

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Footage as fire takes hold of car in Albury metres away from woodland

July 31, 2018
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Firefighters battled a car on fire “metres” away from woodland in Albury on Friday (July 27). Surrey Fire and Rescue was called to the incident in Row Lane at around 4.40pm. Eyewitness Alexandru Turica was travelling from Woking towards Cranleigh when he noticed the Ford Fiesta alight. He believes the car could have been stolen…

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Wanted man arrested in connection with robbery of Woking pensioner who later died in hospital

July 31, 2018
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A man wanted in connection with a series of burglaries – including one after which Woking pensioner Joyce Burgess died – has been arrested in Leeds. Johnny Brazil, 26, from Epsom, was originally arrested on July 18 on suspicion of involvement in three burglaries in the Woking area and a robbery in Epsom, along with…

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Burglar steals former Aldershot Garrison commander’s medals earned over 40 years of service

July 31, 2018
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A burglar broke into the home of a former Aldershot Garrison commander and stole his medals earned over 40 years of military service. Lieutenant-Colonel Nigel MacGregor and his wife, Debra, returned home from holiday on July 25 to find a window broken and several items, including his medals, stolen. Mrs MacGregor said it was the…

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Woman airlifted to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ after being hit by car in Burpham

July 31, 2018
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A woman was airlifted to hospital with “serious injuries” after being hit by a car in Burpham on Sunday (July 29). Surrey Police was called shortly after 10pm after a car hit a pedestrian in New Inn Lane. Officers administered first aid to the pedestrian, a woman in her 30s, until the air ambulance arrived.…

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School pays tribute to Oxted snowboard champion Ellie Soutter after tragic death on 18th birthday

July 31, 2018
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The Hawthorns School in Bletchingley has paid tribute to former pupil and Great Britain snowboarder Ellie Soutter, who died on her 18th birthday . In a statement on its website, the school said it was “greatly saddened” to hear of her death on July 25, adding: “Teachers and staff remember her as a bubbly, likeable…

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to attend wedding in Surrey this weekend

July 31, 2018
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The small village of Churt near Farnham is set to welcome two famous royal visitors this weekend. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will attend a wedding in the village on Saturday (August 4), according to The Mirror . The royal couple will be special guests at the wedding of Charlie Van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks.…

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Tributes paid to RideLondon cyclist Nigel Buchan-Swanson who died during 100-mile ride

July 31, 2018
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A cycling team set up in memory of a rider who died during RideLondon 2014 has paid tribute to another cyclist who suffered a fatal heart attack during Sunday’s (July 29) event. Nigel Buchan-Swanson, 69, from Chichester, West Sussex, died after suffering a cardiac arrest in Ockley Road, Beare Green, 56 miles into the 100-mile…

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Heatwave returns as weekend weather temperatures to rival India and north Africa

July 31, 2018
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The heatwave is set to return to Surrey at the weekend when temperatures will rival Casablanca, Istanbul and Mumbai. The Met Office forecasts rising temperatures throughout the week, from 23°C on Tuesday (July 31) to 27°C on Friday (August 3) and 28°C on Saturday (August 4). When temperatures reach their highest on Saturday, Surrey will…

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West Byfleet traffic light refurbishment to cause queues for five weeks

July 31, 2018
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Drivers can expect long queues in West Byfleet until early September as the county council refurbishes the traffic lights in the town centre. Work to replace the traffic lights at the junction of Old Woking Road, Parvis Road and Camphill Road began on Monday (July 30) and will continue until September 3. In the meantime,…

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