Prestige Properties in the Surrey Hills

April 8, 2014

The rolling green expanse of the Surrey Hills boasts some of the most beautiful and accessible countryside in the south east of England. Spanning the county from east to west, the much-loved and much-used hills were one of the first areas to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1958, giving…

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All about Godalming

April 8, 2014

Find out which hot spots are worth visiting in the Surrey town of Godalming Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/special-features/godalming---vibrant-town-place-6935016 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Smoke detector warning following restaurant fire

April 8, 2014

Firefighters were called to a curry house in West Molesey in the early hours of Monday morning after a passer-by spotted smoke pouring from a toilet window. One crew from Esher fire station attended The Viceroy of India, in Walton Road, at 3.50am. Firefighters in breathing apparatus tackled the blaze and prevented it from spreading…

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Stray of the Day: Hermia & Boo

April 8, 2014

Best friends Hermia and Boo are looking for a new loving home. The five-year-old bunnies ended up at Bobtails Rabbit Guinea Pig Rescue, in Ewell, after their owners had a baby and no longer had the time to care for them. Hermia is a neutered female sable cross and Boo is a neutered male Castor…

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Big screen and small screen stars film Breaking the Bank in Dorking

April 8, 2014
Big screen and small screen stars film Breaking the Bank in Dorking

  The stars are out in force in Dorking, filming for new Hollywood movie Breaking the Bank, starring Frasier’s Kelsey Grammar. Green Wing star Tamsin Greig arrived at Victoria Terrace, off South Street, at around 9am on Tuesday morning (April 8) and was soon joined by co-star John Michael Higgins, of Yes Man fame. Fawlty…

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Teenager died after falling onto track at Horley station

April 8, 2014

A teenage boy died after falling from the platform at Horley railway station on Monday night. British Transport Police (BTP) and Surrey Police were called to the scene in Victoria Road at 9.30pm. The air ambulance was also called to the scene, along with paramedics from the ambulance service, but the 15-year-old was pronounced dead…

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Man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after collision with van

April 8, 2014
Man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after collision with van

A pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision on the A25 in Guildford on Tuesday morning. The man, aged in his late 20s, was airlifted to St George’s Hospital in Tooting, following the accident at 7.15am, on the A25 Woodbridge Road near the pedestrian crossing by Travelodge. The driver of a silver Renault panel van,…

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Children join campaign as Chobham fly-tipping ‘getting ridiculous’

April 8, 2014
Children join campaign as Chobham fly-tipping ‘getting ridiculous’

Fly-tipping in Chobham has reached epidemic proportions, neighbours have said. Children have even joined the fight to stop building, green and household waste being dumped on rural roads. An astonishing pile stretching some 60 metres was found along Gracious Pond Road on Friday morning (April 4), leading to warnings that the fly-tipping could cause a…

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Hundreds of petition signatures call for Dunsfold Park homes

April 8, 2014

More than 1,400 people have signed a petition calling for Dunsfold Aerodrome to be considered for housing rather than the greenfields around Cranleigh. The petition, organised by a group set up last year called Stop Expansion into Cranleigh Greenfield Sites (SECGS), was taken to Waverley Borough Council’s offices in Godalming last week. The council has…

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What’s on for Tuesday April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014

A guide to what’s on around the area today. CONCERTS COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Cosham Keyboard and Music Club. Featuring some members playing easy-listening music, also a music quiz. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9237 6313. EVENTS GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-11am. Flower Fun and Brilliant Bugs!…

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Health and Safety Executive to investigate explosion at pub

April 8, 2014

An explosion at a pub in Walton has been referred to the Health and Safety Executive for investigation. Two men suffered severe burns when a propane canister exploded at The Wellington in Walton High Street on Saturday afternoon (April 5). Emergency services were called to the scene at around 5pm and the injured men were…

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Surrey Live: breaking news from across the county, April 8

April 8, 2014

Live updates from around Surrey on news, sport, entertainment, traffic travel and weather Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/surrey-live-breaking-news-traffic-6920265 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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RSPB considering dog ban due to ‘reckless’ owners

April 7, 2014

Time may be running out for dog walking on Farnham Heath due to the “reckless” owners whose animals threaten the habitat’s rare birds, wildlife experts have warned. The RSPB, which owns the land near the Tilford Rural Life Centre, has said it is considering imposing a dog ban during the nesting season, which runs from…

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Residents angered by ‘danger’ walk to Stanwell Moor bus stop

April 7, 2014

Residents say they are taking their lives in their hands to reach the village bus stop they now need to use for the main service. Stanwell Moor residents are outraged about the dangerous daily walk they now face to the bus stop on the A3044 dual carriageway which accommodates the new and reduced Abellio bus…

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Residents angered by dangerous walk to bus stop

April 7, 2014

Residents say they are taking their lives in their hands to reach the village bus stop they now need to use for the main service. Stanwell Moor residents are outraged about the dangerous daily walk they now face to the bus stop on the A3044 dual carriageway which accommodates the new and reduced Abellio bus…

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Motorcyclists arrested after reports of dangerous driving on M25

April 7, 2014

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after reports a group of motorcyclists riding dangerously on the M25. The riders were spotted on the clockwise carriageway, between junctions 7 (M23) and 15 (M4), at around 4.15pm on Saturday (April 5). The four men arrested are aged 23, 29, 27 and 30. Officers…

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Floods rescue volunteers honoured by prime minister

April 7, 2014

A Surrey Search Rescue volunteer received the new Point of Light Award from Prime Minister David Cameron at a special reception at 10 Downing Street on Monday (April 7). The new award scheme aims to recognise the outstanding work of volunteers in the UK, and was presented to Séamus Kearns – founder of the voluntary…

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Floods rescue volunteer honoured by Prime Minister

April 7, 2014

A Surrey Search Rescue volunteer received the new Point of Light Award from Prime Minister David Cameron at a special reception at 10 Downing Street on Monday (April 7). The new award scheme aims to recognise the outstanding work of volunteers in the UK, and was presented to Séamus Kearns – founder of the voluntary…

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Champagne times for Gs as they lift title

April 7, 2014

They were celebrating long and hard at Broadwater on Saturday. Guildford’s 57-10 victory over Trojans confirmed the London Division Two South-West title and the club can look forward to mixing it with Surrey rivals Chobham and Cobham next season in Division One South. The side coached by Harlequins forward Dave Ward are certainly worthy champions,…

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Main road closed after sinkhole appears

April 7, 2014

The main road running through Brookwood has been closed after a sinkhole appeared. Connaught Road has been closed in both directions, close to Brookwood Primary School. The closure is due to sewer works after the sinkhole appeared last week. The hole was first cordoned off and traffic was able to pass in both directions, before…

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Great British Sewing Bee finalist ‘just as nervous’ to watch it on TV

April 7, 2014

The Great British Sewing Bee star Tamara Melvin said she is incredibly nervous ahead of the series finale on Tuesday (April 8). The show was actually shot over two months last summer – and Mrs Melvin, from Walton, has been sworn to secrecy about the outcome – but she said that does not make it…

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"I am just as nervous as when I was there", says Great British Sewing Bee star ahead of final

April 7, 2014

The Great British Sewing Bee star Tamara Melvin said she is incredibly nervous ahead of the series finale on Tuesday (April 8). The show was actually shot over two months last summer – and Mrs Melvin, from Walton, has been sworn to secrecy about the outcome – but she said that does not make it…

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More than 160 cannabis plants found at Sunbury property

April 7, 2014

Dozens of cannabis plants were seized by police following a drugs raid in Sunbury over the weekend. Officers discovered the cannabis factory when they searched a property in Staines Road West on Saturday (April 5). Photos emerged over the weekend showing more than 160 plants in just one room of the property. A second room…

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Lorry driver assaulted after chasing youths

April 7, 2014

A lorry driver has been assaulted after chasing youths who verbally abused him in Chertsey. The 33-year-old was parked in Riversdell Close near the junction with Guildford Street when he was allegedly targeted by the youngsters between 9.15pm and 9.40pm on Monday March 31. The driver was then said to have chased the youths before…

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Man faces jail following Camberley knife robbery

April 7, 2014

A man from Camberley who pulled a knife on two teenagers in an alleyway last month is facing jail. Richard Clark, 29, of Mitcham Road, pleaded guilty to two charges of robbery and another of possessing an offensive weapon during a hearing at Guildford Crown Court last Thursday (April 3). It was alleged Clark robbed…

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New headteacher to take over at saved Reigate school

April 7, 2014

Weeks after taking over the running of a Reigate school, United Learning has announced the new headteacher who will take over in September. Dunottar School for Girls became part of United Learning’s portfolio at the end of February after a deal was struck to prevent the school in High Trees Road from potential closure by…

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