Monthly Archives: October 2018

Prosecco parties are a thing and they are coming to these two venues near Surrey

October 18, 2018
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Entertainment gurus Prosecco Parties, are inviting gin and Prosecco lovers alike to kick-start the festive season with two of the UK’s most popular tipples in a fizzing fusion of flavour and fun. The party nights may not be coming to Surrey, however they are coming close by, taking place just over the border at King’s…

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Police respond to calls of man taking selfies in the middle of the A3

October 18, 2018
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We’ve heard of taking selfies with family, friends, celebrities and animals… but very rarely about those taken with A roads. By the sounds of it, one opportunistic selfie-lover did exactly that and took his chance to snap a photo from the middle of the A3. Surrey Police Road Cops tweeted the news on Wednesday (October…

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Glamping application for Norbury Park in Leatherhead deemed invalid due to lack of environmental statement

October 18, 2018
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Surrey Wildlife Trust’s application for a ‘glamping’ site in Leatherhead‘s Norbury Park has been deemed invalid due to the organisation not providing an environmental impact assessment. Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) received over 200 letters of representation over the application, with only two of them supporting the plan for for 30 tent pitches and six…

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Glamping application for Norbury Park in Leatherhead deemed invalid due to lack of environmental statement

October 18, 2018
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Surrey Wildlife Trust’s application for a ‘glamping’ site in Leatherhead‘s Norbury Park has been deemed invalid due to the organisation not providing an environmental impact assessment. Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) received over 200 letters of representation over the application, with only two of them supporting the plan for for 30 tent pitches and six…

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School calls for new crossing on busy Godalming road as lollipop man resigns

October 18, 2018
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The resignation of a lollipop man who used to work on the busy road near Godalming Junior School has prompted questions regarding ongoing child safety at the crossing. Every day pupils cross the busy Meadrow Road, which is part of the main route between Godalming and Guildford. Until October 1 a traffic patrol officer, who…

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School calls for new crossing on busy Godalming road as lollipop man resigns

October 18, 2018
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The resignation of a lollipop man who used to work on the busy road near Godalming Junior School has prompted questions regarding ongoing child safety at the crossing. Every day pupils cross the busy Meadrow Road, which is part of the main route between Godalming and Guildford. Until October 1 a traffic patrol officer, who…

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What does Brexit mean for Surrey? The county council won’t say

October 17, 2018
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Surrey County Council has refused to reveal what it thinks Brexit will mean for the county. Responding to a Freedom of Information request from Surrey Live , the county council admitted it had examined the consequences for Surrey of the UK leaving the EU, but said releasing these documents “would undermine the effective conduct of…

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Watch this Surrey youth football team star in spooky new Co-op Halloween national TV advert

October 17, 2018
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Young footballers from a Mole Valley team have been picked to star in a new national Halloween TV advertising campaign from the Co-op. Bookham Colts Football Club have been chosen to star in the Co-op ‘s new TV spook-tacular, and are pictured playing football in a variety of Halloween outfits, including werewolf strikers, zombie defenders…

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Petition to save Star Inn as music venue reaches 21,000 signatures following noise notice blow

October 17, 2018
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A petition to prevent Guildford’s Star Inn from closing as a music venue has reached more than 21,000 signatures. The pub, which claims to be Guildford’s longest running music venue, hosted The Strangler’s first official gig in 1974. However, the pub has been handed a noise abatement notice requiring a reduction in noise levels or…

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CCTV released of two men in connection with an alleged racially aggravated assault in Horley

October 17, 2018
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Surrey Police are appealing for the public’s help in identifying the two men in a CCTV image in connection with a racially aggravated assault. The victim was walking from Horley train station on Saturday September 15 at around 12.15am when two unknown men approached him in Consort Way. According to Surrey Police, one of men…

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Company based at Pinewood Studios is looking for Surrey extras for upcoming blockbusters

October 17, 2018
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Budding Surrey actors are being sought for upcoming feature film and television work as extras. Uni-versal Extras is hosting a free open casting event on October 19 in Kingston, but filming will be taking place across Surrey. This will include the use of the county’s Shepperton and Longcross film studios. The casting agency, based at…

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E-fits released of man and woman in connection with Weybridge burglary where cash stolen

October 17, 2018
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Surrey Police have released e-fits of two people they would like to identify in connection with a burglary in Weybridge . A man and a woman left a property in Princes Road at approximately 5pm on October 1 with a quantity of cash. Anyone with any information should contact Surrey Police on 101 or use…

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E-fits released of man and woman in connection with Weybridge burglary where cash stolen

October 17, 2018
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Surrey Police have released e-fits of two people they would like to identify in connection with a burglary in Weybridge . A man and a woman left a property in Princes Road at approximately 5pm on October 1 with a quantity of cash. Anyone with any information should contact Surrey Police on 101 or use…

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David Hodge reveals ‘most likely’ date for departure from Surrey County Council

October 17, 2018
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Surrey County Council leader David Hodge has revealed he will “most likely” step down from the council at the next elections in 2021. Cllr Hodge, who has led the council for seven years, told Surrey Live on Wednesday (October 17): “Like all county councillors we all look to the future and the next elections in…

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Portsmouth, Havant and Fareham’s best events for Thursday and Friday

October 17, 2018
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Portsmouth, Havant and Fareham’s best events for Thursday and Friday

Here are our top picks for the next two days.  TRIBUTE: Whitney – Queen of the Night – is a stage celebration of one of the greatest singers of all time. Includes an array of all of her classic hits. Ferneham Hall, Fareham, Thursday, 7.30pm.  CONCERT: Enjoy an afternoon of easy listening in this performance by musicians from…

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How equity release could free up money so you can enjoy your retirement

October 17, 2018
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Do you have an interest-only mortgage? That is the question being posed by Frimley finance company Michael Usher Mortgage Services. Among the many services they offer, they advise people aged over 55 how to pay off their interest-only mortgages. Michael, who has been on the Equity Release Council since 2014, explained: “We believe there is…

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New advent calendar allows Harry Potter fans to create their own Hogwarts this Christmas

October 17, 2018
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Harry Potter fans will have the perfect preparation for Christmas this year. That is because the first ever Hogwarts advent calendar is finally here, allowing fans to enjoy the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from their own home. Instead of chocolate each December day on the lead up to Christmas, Harry Potter lovers can instead…

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Complete list of Costa coffee’s Christmas food and drink range before it hits shops – and it looks amazing!

October 17, 2018
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We've compiled a list detailing the entire Christmas menu, and there are some new treats that will be guaranteed to please Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2ymNRxb Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Halloween – a weekly round-up of the latest films

October 17, 2018
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Halloween – a weekly round-up of the latest films

Grab the popcorn! HALLOWEEN (18) The boogieman does exist and for decades, he has taken the towering form of masked maniac Michael Myers in a series of blood-drenched thrillers, which began with John Carpenter’s seminal 1978 slasher Halloween. Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle reprise their roles as ultimate survivor Laurie Strode and Michael for…

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Complete list of Costa coffee’s Christmas food and drink range before it hits shops

October 17, 2018
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Costa Coffee has revealed its hotly anticipated Christmas food and drink range ahead of the festive season – and it looks amazing. The national coffee chain, which has shops in most Surrey towns, has also divulged its takeaway cups for 2018. Two new drinks added to the festive menu are Caramelised Orange and Cream and…

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