Monthly Archives: October 2018

Driving in a bus lane anywhere in Surrey could soon land you a £60 fine

October 31, 2018
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Councils are to be given more powers to enforce bus lanes and fine motorists who drive in them. A pilot scheme using a camera to enforce the use of a bus lane in Woking High Street is to be rolled out across the whole of Surrey. Camera enforcement started in March and Woking Borough Council…

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Driving in a bus lane anywhere in Surrey could soon land you a £60 fine

October 31, 2018
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Councils are to be given more powers to enforce bus lanes and fine motorists who drive in them. A pilot scheme using a camera to enforce the use of a bus lane in Woking High Street is to be rolled out across the whole of Surrey. Camera enforcement started in March and Woking Borough Council…

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Driving in a bus lane anywhere in Surrey could soon land you a £60 fine

October 31, 2018
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Councils are to be given more powers to enforce bus lanes and fine motorists who drive in them. A pilot scheme using a camera to enforce the use of a bus lane in Woking High Street is to be rolled out across the whole of Surrey. Camera enforcement started in March and Woking Borough Council…

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Man arrested following fatal crash in Horley

October 31, 2018
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A man has been arrested following a fatal crash in Outwood near Horley. Surrey Police was called at around 11.30pm on Friday (October 26) after a Vauxhall Combo van hit a tree in Rookery Hill. A 19-year-old man, named locally as Jack Foster from Smallfield, was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.…

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Firefighters using reusable plastic water bottles saves Surrey County Council £3k

October 31, 2018
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Ditching plastic water bottles for firefighters has saved Surrey County Council (SCC) £3,000, according to a report. Surrey Fire and Rescue Service saved an annual waste of 29,515 plastic bottles this financial year after it issued reusable water bottles for firefighters to use in their kit. This is just one of the changes being made…

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Surrey County Council to consider relocating its Kingston HQ

October 31, 2018
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Surrey County Council (SCC) is considering relocating its headquarters. The use of County Hall, in Penrhyn Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, is “under consideration” as part of a look at how SCC uses its buildings and offices. A proposal that went before cabinet members on Tuesday (October 30) suggests five “larger hubs” are set up in towns. There…

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‘Suspicious’ fight between man and woman in Burpham prompts police appeal

October 31, 2018
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Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses following what it is calling a “suspicious incident” in Burpham on Tuesday (October 30). A police statement says a member of public called them at 1.40pm to report “what appeared to be an altercation between a man and a woman near to the ambulance station”. It was reported that…

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Pumpkins carved in tribute to teenager killed in Epsom motorbike crash

October 31, 2018
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A family friend of Sonny Thomerson, the teenager killed in a motorbike crash in Epsom on October 21, has carved two pumpkins in memory of the 16-year-old. Nikki Bushell has laid the two pumpkins, one carved with an image of a motorbike and the other made to resemble a biker’s helmet, at the scene of…

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Dorking county councillors react to ‘unacceptable’ and ‘outrageous’ proposals that could see recycling centre closed

October 31, 2018
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Two Dorking county councillors have slammed proposals from Surrey County Council (SCC) that could see the town’s recycling centre close. Stephen Cooksey and Hazel Watson, both Liberal Democrat councillors, have labelled the proposals “unacceptable” and “outrageous” respectively. On Tuesday (October 30), SCC announced consultations surrounding cuts to certain services, with the Dorking recycling centre one…

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Dorking county councillors react to ‘unacceptable’ and ‘outrageous’ proposals that could see recycling centre closed

October 31, 2018
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Two Dorking county councillors have slammed proposals from Surrey County Council (SCC) that could see the town’s recycling centre close. Stephen Cooksey and Hazel Watson, both Liberal Democrat councillors, have labelled the proposals “unacceptable” and “outrageous” respectively. On Tuesday (October 30), SCC announced consultations surrounding cuts to certain services, with the Dorking recycling centre one…

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New 420-pupil primary school at Westvale Park in Horley moves closer

October 31, 2018
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A new 420-pupil primary school for Horley will move a step closer next week when the business case is signed off. Westvale Park Primary School will provide school places for the growing estate to the north-west of the town, and ease pressure on schools in the wider Horley area, which are already reportedly struggling to…

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Designs released as flats at Redhill’s former Odeon and Liquid Envy site go on show

October 31, 2018
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Flats at the former Odeon cinema site in Redhill are now being promoted with new designs showing what they will look like when finished. The 133 apartments consist of one and two-bedroom homes and will finally bring the derelict site, next to Redhill railway station, back into use. Planning permission for the development was granted…

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Meet 91-year-old Kevin Court, the ‘UK’s oldest tennis player’ who still plays twice a week

October 31, 2018
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For most people who are lucky enough to reach their 90s, celebrating a birthday will usually entail a low-key party with family and some tea and cakes. But for aptly-named Fetcham resident Kevin Court, a two-set tennis match is how he chose to mark the milestone of reaching 91. Undoubtedly an impressive achievement to many,…

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Rural parking charges needed ‘to protect countryside’, claims senior councillor

October 30, 2018
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Parking charges at Surrey’s rural beauty spots are necessary to protect the countryside, the cabinet member responsible has said. Cllr Mike Goodman, Surrey County Council’s cabinet member for environment and transport, sought to defend the controversial charges during a live question and answer session hosted on Facebook by fellow county councillor Paul Deach and described…

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Rural parking charges needed ‘to protect countryside’, claims senior councillor

October 30, 2018
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Parking charges at Surrey’s rural beauty spots are necessary to protect the countryside, the cabinet member responsible has said. Cllr Mike Goodman, Surrey County Council’s cabinet member for environment and transport, sought to defend the controversial charges during a live question and answer session hosted on Facebook by fellow county councillor Paul Deach and described…

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Leatherhead traders call on council to splash some cash on north of the town

October 30, 2018
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Mole Valley District Council has been urged to spend some money on the north of Leatherhead to ensure it doesn’t fall into decline with the multi-million pound upgrade of the town centre. Ruth Shepherd and Jenny Moore, who run B@titude in Kingston Road, have asked the council to spend just 1% of the Transform Leatherhead…

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Leatherhead traders call on council to splash some cash on north of the town

October 30, 2018
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Mole Valley District Council has been urged to spend some money on the north of Leatherhead to ensure it doesn’t fall into decline with the multi-million pound upgrade of the town centre. Ruth Shepherd and Jenny Moore, who run B@titude in Kingston Road, have asked the council to spend just 1% of the Transform Leatherhead…

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18 vegan restaurants you need to tick off in London – from fried chicken and hotdogs to cake and ice cream

October 30, 2018
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18 vegan restaurants you need to tick off in London

October 30, 2018
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To celebrate World Vegan Month in November, we have made a list of some of the best restaurants in London for meat-free food. Whether you live a vegan lifestyle or would like to introduce more plant based dishes into your diet, the range of vegan friendly food nowadays is incredible. From fried chicken and hotdogs…

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18 vegan restaurants you need to tick off in London

October 30, 2018
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To celebrate World Vegan Month in November, we have made a list of some of the best restaurants in London for meat-free food. Whether you live a vegan lifestyle or would like to introduce more plant based dishes into your diet, the range of vegan friendly food nowadays is incredible. From fried chicken and hotdogs…

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