Monthly Archives: October 2018

Autism school teacher and ‘loving mother and grandma’ dies in M4 minibus crash

October 15, 2018
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An autism school teacher and “loving mother and grandma” has sadly died following a minibus crash on the M4. Lorraine Maclellan, from Farnborough, was one of three people who lost their lives when a minibus carrying young adults and staff collided with a lorry on Thursday afternoon (October 11). The 60-year-old’s family and Prior’s Court…

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E-fit released of man in connection with Woking burglary

October 15, 2018
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Surrey Police has released an e-fit image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a burglary in Woking . On Tuesday, October 9, Surrey Police received a report of a burglary on Kingfield Road in Woking. It is alleged three men wearing face coverings entered the home via the back…

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Reigate man who attacked six police officers and two others in separate assaults jailed

October 15, 2018
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A convicted criminal who had originally been given a 26 week suspended prison sentence for assault has now been jailed after committing three further assaults. James Davies, 29, formerly of Chart Lane in Reigate , was jailed for a total of 52 weeks for four assault offences. He was initially given 26 weeks imprisonment, suspended…

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Was Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baby conceived in Surrey?

October 15, 2018
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Rumours are circling that the latest royal baby was likely to have been conceived in Surrey. The couple announced today that they are expecting their first child next spring, with rife speculation suggesting the baby was conceived on the Duchess of Sussex’s birthday. The small village of Churt, near Frensham , welcomed Prince Harry and…

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PG Wodehouse, Guildford-born creator of Jeeves, to be honoured at Westminster Abbey

October 15, 2018
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PG Wodehouse, Guildford-born creator of Jeeves, to be honoured at Westminster Abbey

Guildford-born comic writer PG Wodehouse is to be honoured with a memorial plaque in Westminster Abbey. The author, most famous for creating the hapless Bertie Wooster and his dependable valet Jeeves, was knighted in 1975 and will now have his name etched alongside the likes of Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens. According to…

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Parking officer ‘giving literally everyone tickets’ at Newlands Corner despite machine being broken

October 15, 2018
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Parking officer ‘giving literally everyone tickets’ at Newlands Corner despite machine being broken

An eyewitness said they saw a parking enforcement officer “giving literally everyone fines” at Newlands Corner on Saturday morning (October 13), despite the ticket machine being out of order. The ticket machines displayed a paper notice on them informing visitors that they cannot use the machine to pay by card. It went on to say…

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Woman on top of multi-storey car park in Camberley brought down to safety

October 15, 2018
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A woman has been brought down to safety after being spotted on top of a multi-storey car park in Camberley on Monday (October 15). She was spotted sitting on top of The Square’s car park in Albert Road, shortly after midday. Police and emergency services attended the scene and closed the road while officers liaised…

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Here are some cheap ways to stop your energy bills from rising as temperatures plummet

October 15, 2018
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These savvy methods could save you a few quid over the winter Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2AaPyz7 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Here are some cheap ways to stop your energy bills from rising as temperatures plummet

October 15, 2018
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These savvy methods could save you a few quid over the winter Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2IYrySz Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Crews spotted filming new BBC sitcom in Guildford

October 15, 2018
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Film crews have been spotted on the corner of London Road and Clandon Road in Guildford today (October 15). The crews were filming for a BBC sitcom called Ghosts. The BBC One sitcom, created and written by the team behind Horrible Histories, will feature six episodes about a group of ghosts who haunt a country…

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Here are some cheap ways to stop your energy bills from rising as temperatures plummet

October 15, 2018
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It’s getting towards that time of year again – the weather is getting colder and we are all holding off turning the heating on for as long as possible. Unfortunately, we will all have to cave in at some point and face the fact that the amount we are spending on gas and electricity will…

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Oliver Bonas announces grand opening at The Friary Guildford

October 15, 2018
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The new store will be Oliver Bonas' third in Surrey Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2EhIW5Y Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Oliver Bonas announces grand opening at The Friary Guildford

October 15, 2018
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British lifestyle store Oliver Bonas is opening its new store in Guildford on Friday (October 19). The branch in The Friary will be the company’s third in Surrey, following the opening of its Reigate store in April 2018. The company also has a Farnham store. Oliver Bonas offers a wide range of products including clothes,…

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Tributes and flowers left for ‘Tony’ at Guildford’s York Road car park

October 15, 2018
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Tributes and flowers have been left for a man named ‘Tony’ at York Road car park in Guildford . The bouquets and tributes were pictured on Monday morning (October 15) and refer to the man as a “lovely happy guy”. The messages and flowers are thought to be in memory of a man in his…

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Surrey Live calls for South Western Railway and RMT to end ongoing rail dispute

October 15, 2018
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Surrey Live is calling on South Western Railway (SWR) and rail union RMT to reach a resolution over their long-running dispute. The RMT announced further strikes beginning with five days of industrial action at the end of this month (October 23-27). That will be followed by strike action on four consecutive Saturdays through November (November…

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The cost of a pint in Rushmoor could be about to rise

October 15, 2018
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The cost of a pint of beer could be about to rise in Rushmoor if beer duty is raised as expected in the Autumn Budget.. The pub industry could take a hit if the cost of drinking continues to rise with consumers increasingly opting for cheaper supermarket drinks and pub margins stretched, Britain’s Beer Alliance…

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Guildford drugs raid sees five charged with supplying controlled substances

October 15, 2018
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Five people have been charged with drug offences after a raid in Guildford on October 3. All five face charges of being concerned in the supply of controlled substances while one, Preeti Patel, 45, from Guildford, has also been charged with permitting use of premises for the supply of controlled substances. Lee Jones, 54, also…

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Guildford drugs raid sees five charged with supplying controlled substances

October 15, 2018
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Five people have been charged with drug offences after a raid in Guildford on October 3. All five face charges of being concerned in the supply of controlled substances while one, Preeti Patel, 45, from Guildford, has also been charged with permitting use of premises for the supply of controlled substances. Lee Jones, 54, also…

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Pair jailed for intent to supply Class A drugs after being caught in Leatherhead

October 15, 2018
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Two men have been jailed for intent to supply Class A drugs after police officers stopped the car they were driving. Driver Imbrahim Dadd, 21, and Aaron Redman, also 21, were arrested by Surrey Police in April 2018 following the stop in Kingston Road, Leatherhead . Money and multiple phones were found in the car…

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Surrey Towers residents safety concerns as water supply issues affect sprinkler systems in tower block

October 15, 2018
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Runnymede Borough Council (RBC) failed to inform residents living in a 17-storey Addlestone tower block that their sprinkler system would not work when the building was struck by water supply issues last month, it has been alleged. However, the borough council has refuted the claims, saying it directly kept residents living in Surrey Towers regularly…

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