Monthly Archives: August 2018

Project manager behind delivery of 143-tonne substation to New Haw praises public reaction

August 21, 2018
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The 68m-long substation HGV that crawled through Surrey on Sunday (August 19) has returned to Tilbury Docks. Residents lined the street as the huge lorry carrying a 143-tonne transformer passed through Ottershaw and Woodham on its way to the National Grid’s West Weybridge electricity substation in New Haw on Sunday morning. Overseen by expert bulk…

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Love Island winners Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham to meet fans at Thorpe Park

August 21, 2018
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The winners of this year's Love Island will be meeting fans and taking selfies at the Surrey theme park Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2vWUkxF Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Love Island winners Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham to meet fans at Thorpe Park

August 21, 2018
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Love Island 2018 winners Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham will be visiting Thorpe Park as part of the theme park’s Love Island Lates . The two month-long event, which has already welcomed contestants Samira, Frankie, Adam, Zara, Rosie, Hayley, Ellie and Charlie this summer, gives fans a chance to meet the stars and have a…

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Cyclist exposes himself to girl, 15, in Addlestone after asking ‘inappropriate questions’

August 21, 2018
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A cyclist exposed himself to a teenage girl in Addlestone after asking her inappropriate questions. Surrey Police said the suspect, who was riding a black bicycle, approached a 15-year-old girl and asked “inappropriate questions” before exposing himself as she walked along Simplemarsh Road on Wednesday, August 8, night. The man is believed to be in…

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Police officer assaulted during chase through Woking gardens

August 21, 2018
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A man was arrested after a foot chase through gardens in Woking early on Tuesday morning (August 21) that left the arresting officer needing hospital treatment. According to a Surrey Police spokesman, the officer had attempted to pull over a car in Chertsey Road at 4am, but the car failed to stop. The officer then…

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Rare Charles Dickens £2 coin sold for £3,500 on eBay

August 21, 2018
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Now might be a good time to check any old £2 coins you have lying around at home, because they could be worth a lot more than their face value. One eBay user did just that and ended up selling a rare Charles Dickens £2 coin for £3,500 – quite a return. The listing, posted…

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Distinctive items of jewellery stolen during burglary in Hindhead

August 21, 2018
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Distinctive items of jewellery were stolen during a burglary in Hindhead , police have told. Surrey Police are requesting members of the public who think they may have been offered the items to come forward. They said: “We’re asking members of the public to come forward if they have been offered distinctive items of jewellery…

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Epsom Hospital storage area ‘decontaminated’ after cat discovered in linen cupboard

August 21, 2018
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A cat was discovered at a hospital causing the area to be decontaminated and a member of staff to be dismissed following an investigation. The deep clean at Epsom Hospital came after bosses discovered a Burmese cat, called Monty, asleep in a linen cupboard during a routine check, according to The Sun . According to…

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7 Surrey pubs for sale and how you can run one

August 21, 2018
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If your dream job is pulling pints for a living in your very own pub then we're about to change your life Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2PtgU9p Famous Words of Inspiration...

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7 Surrey pubs for sale and how you can run one

August 21, 2018
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Ever fancied pulling pints for a living in your very own pub? Now you can. We have found SEVEN pubs which you could become the landlady or landlord of in Surrey. They’re spread across the county from Haslemere in the south west to Staines in the north of the county. Here’s where you could be…

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When do the clocks go back? Here’s all you need to know

August 21, 2018
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An extra hour in bed is on the horizon Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2nXc47G Famous Words of Inspiration...

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GCSE results day: 20 ways to celebrate in and around Surrey

August 21, 2018
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From theme parks to laser quest, here are some of our great suggestions on how to celebrate your GCSEs in style Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2w2andH Famous Words of Inspiration...

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National Dog Day: Send us a photo of your precious pooch

August 21, 2018
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Tweet, Facebook or email us a photo of your beloved pet for National Dog Day 2018 Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2wfNYZn Famous Words of Inspiration...

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GCSE results day: 20 ways to celebrate in and around Surrey

August 21, 2018
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After months of revision and weeks of waiting, the time has finally arrived for students picking up their GCSE grades. On Thursday August 24, youngsters across Surrey will be heading back to school to collect, what will be, their first formal exam results. It’s a nerve wracking experience for both teenagers and their parents but…

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National Dog Day: Send us a photo of your precious pooch

August 21, 2018
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A home is not complete without a gorgeous pup to grace the sofa and a friendly bark to welcome you home after even the most dreary of days. So with August 26 marking National Dog Day and following the overwhelming response we had on International Cat Day at the start of the month, we are…

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Surrey weather over August Bank Holiday weekend is looking like this

August 21, 2018
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A Surrey weather guru has predicted cooler conditions in the county this bank holiday weekend as we welcome the lowest pressure we’ve seen all summer. Ian Currie, from Coulsdon, has forecast the weather to be at its best on Monday, certainly nice enough “to get out and about in”. He said: “There are signs that…

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Surrey weather expert offers bank holiday predictions, including sun ‘it’s good to get out and about in’

August 21, 2018
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A Surrey weather guru has predicted cooler conditions in the county this bank holiday weekend as we welcome the lowest pressure we’ve seen all summer. Ian Currie, from Coulsdon, has forecast the weather to be at its best on Monday, certainly nice enough “to get out and about in”. He said: “There are signs that…

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Here’s where you can see a full Red Arrows display in August – and it’s not far

August 21, 2018
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The world-famous RAF aerobatics team will be performing three times on the south coast Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2BtRO74 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Here’s where you can see a full Red Arrows display in August

August 21, 2018
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Opportunities to see a full Red Arrows display in Surrey are few, but if you make a short trip down the A31 you’ll be able to see the world-famous aerobatics team at the 2018 Bournemouth Air Festival. The team will be doing three full displays between August 30 and September 1 alongside demonstrations from the…

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Missing Redhill woman found after two days

August 21, 2018
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A 47-year-old woman who went missing from Redhill on Sunday (August 19) has been found safe and well. Julie Ann Elsey had last been seen at her home at around 10am that day. Surrey Police issued an appeal to the public on Monday (August 20) hoping to trace Ms Elsey. A police spokesman said on…

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