New boss Kim Harris aims to put Chertsey Town ‘back on map’

June 4, 2014

A three-month break from football because of pancreatitis has only added fire to the belly of new Chertsey Town boss Kim Harris. The former Kingstonian and Corinthian-Casuals boss is itching to get back involved in the game after beating his illness, as well around 20 other applicants for the vacant post at Alwyns Lane following…

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Stray of the Day: April

June 4, 2014

Sweet little April has had a tough start to life but is now on the right road. This little crossbreed was rescued from a Romanian state shelter and brought to Valgrays Border Collie Rescue Centre in Warlingham last month. Considering what she has been through, she is in a good condition and eats well. April…

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Jurors convict Weybridge man of seven sexual offences

June 4, 2014

Jurors in the case of Terence Dyer have returned guilty verdicts on seven out of the eight charges relating to sexual activity with males. Dyer, 49, of Monument Road, Weybridge, originally denied two counts of sexual activity with a male child, one of inciting that child to engage in sexual activity, attempted rape of the…

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Making off without payment charges against police officer dropped

June 4, 2014

A Surrey Police officer accused of making off without payment has had the case against her dropped. PC Gina Patten, 50, who is based in Reigate, was charged in relation to an incident in Godstone High Street on Friday January 10. However, at a hearing at Winchester Crown Court on Thursday (May 29), prosecutors offered…

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Former soldier quizzed over Al-Hilli murders is found dead

June 4, 2014

A former soldier questioned over the Alps murder of Saad Al-Hilli and two other family members has been found dead following an apparent suicide. The man, who has not been named, had been spoken to by detectives investigating the murder of the 50-year-old from Claygate who was killed alongside his wife, Ikbal Al-Hilli, and mother-in-law,…

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Plans for 1,000 homes in Walton to go on display

June 4, 2014

Proposals for a new garden village community in Walton are up for consultation. Drake Park, suggested for the former 147 acre quarry site next to the Fieldcommon Estate, would include around 1,000 homes, a riverside park, a lake and some meadowland. The project would act as a community hub, also including a primary school, children’s…

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Appeal to find female doctor in Farnham bike collision

June 4, 2014

A fatal collision in Farnham last month is under investigation as officers try to trace a doctor who administered first aid to the victim. Farnborough resident Filipe Freire, 40, died after a collision between his red Honda motorcycle and a silver Volkswagen Transporter on the A31 Shepherd and Flock roundabout on May 19 at 4.40pm.…

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Child airlifted to hospital after head-on collision near West Horsley school

June 4, 2014

A two-year-old child has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after two vehicles collided head-on in West Horsley on Wednesday morning. The crash occurred at around 7.50am on Wednesday morning in Epsom Road (A246), near Cranmore School when a black Mercedes heading towards Leatherhead hit a grey Peugeot travelling on the opposite direction. The…

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Road closed after ‘serious’ collision near West Horsley school

June 4, 2014

A road has been closed after a ‘serious’ collision near a West Horsley school. The crash occurred at around 7.50am on Wednesday morning in Epsom Road (A246), near Cranmore School. Surrey Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and Surrey Fire and Rescue all attended the scene with road closures in place along the A246 from…

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What’s on for Wednesday, June 4, 2014

June 4, 2014

What’s on around the area today DANCING CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048. PORTSMOUTH: Main Entrance, St James Hospital, Locksway Road, Milton (PO4 8LD). 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club Dance. An evening of ballroom and Latin, plus some sequence.…

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Surrey Live: breaking news from across the county, June 4

June 4, 2014

Live updates from around Surrey on news, sport, entertainment, traffic and travel, and weather Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/surrey-live-breaking-news-traffic-7200917 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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World Cup memories: Robert Green’s one and only appearance in South Africa

June 4, 2014

Chertsey-born goalkeeper, Robert Green, only ever played one World Cup match for England. However it’s unlikely that the 34-year-old has many fond memories of the 1-1 draw against the USA at the 2010 tournament in South Africa. England were leading 1-0 in the 40th minute of their opening match when American midfielder Clint Dempsey hit…

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Surrey’s new mums leave it longest to have children

June 4, 2014

Mothers in Surrey are leaving it the longest to have children out of all UK parents. A new study found that the average age of a first-time mum in Surrey is 30 – two years older than the national average. The survey, of 250,000 women, also found that despite waiting longer to have their first…

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County’s new mums leave it the longest

June 4, 2014

MOTHERS in Surrey are leaving it the longest to have children out of all UK parents. A new study found that the average age of a first-time mum in Surrey is 30 – two years older than the national average. The survey, of 250,000 women, also found that despite waiting longer to have their first,…

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Surrey Live Recap: breaking news from across the county, June 3

June 3, 2014

Live updates from around Surrey on news, sport, entertainment, traffic and travel, and weather Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/surrey-live-breaking-news-traffic-7200907 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Average UK household debt now exceeds £50k, are you in control of your credit?

June 3, 2014

The economy has continued to gather momentum and there is much to suggest that the worst of the recession is behind us, although many people are still struggling. Total personal debt is around £1.43trillion with the average household debt in the UK some £54,000, which includes mortgages. Keeping in control of our credit has never…

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Man killed in Grayshott telegraph pole crash

June 3, 2014

A man was killed when his car hit a telegraph pole and a tree on Saturday (May 31). The driver, 43-year-old Robert Miles, from Bordon in Hampshire, died at the scene of the accident, which happened at around 9.10pm on the B3002 Headley Road, near Grayshott Spa. Mr Miles had been travelling towards Headley Down…

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Peter Foster ‘focused on future’ prior to death, inquest told

June 3, 2014
Peter Foster ‘focused on future’ prior to death, inquest told

A former police detective, who was found hanged in prison after being jailed for life for murdering his partner, appeared relaxed and “focused on the future” despite a fellow inmate committing suicide, an inquest has heard. Staff at Lewes Prison reviewed former Surrey Police officer Peter Foster’s care following the other man’s death, just two…

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When is Father’s Day 2014 and why do we celebrate it?

June 3, 2014

As the summer months approach, it’s not just sun lotion and flip-flops hitting the shelves – it’s once again time to stock up on socks, cuff-links and silk ties ready for Father’s Day. Get ready to hit the shops as Father’s Day is just around the corner. When is Father’s Day? This year, the chance…

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More than 110 animals stolen in Surrey last year

June 3, 2014
More than 110 animals stolen in Surrey last year

More than 110 animals, including fish, horses, birds and dogs, were stolen in Surrey last year. According to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act, there were 118 reports of stolen animals to Surrey Police. The figures for Surrey are much higher than some areas – such as the City of London with only…

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Tributes paid to ‘friendly’ man who shot himself at doctors’ surgery

June 3, 2014
Tributes paid to ‘friendly’ man who shot himself at doctors’ surgery

An elderly man who is believed to have shot himself in a Frimley doctors’ surgery has been named locally as Brian Poigndester. Armed police were called to the surgery in Station Road on Monday morning, at around 11am, after the sudden death of a man and to reports a gun had been discharged inside. An…

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Woman sectioned after falling from motorway bridge

June 3, 2014

A young woman has been sectioned after falling from a motorway bridge and landing on the grass verge on Monday evening. Police, ambulance and fire crews were called after the 23-year-old fell from St Peter’s Way, Chertsey, onto the verge next to the M25 at around 8pm. She was then taken to St Peter’s Hospital…

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Bets off on motive as octopus holds up traffic in Oxford Circus

June 3, 2014
Bets off on motive as octopus holds up traffic in Oxford Circus

A giant octopus stranded at Oxford Circus not only caused traffic chaos in London on Tuesday morning but also put a Byfleet-based truck hire company in the eyes of the world and sparked speculation as to what it was really doing there. The truck carrying the octopus was hired at the weekend from Roman Self…

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See Britain’s Got Talent finalist Lettice Rowbotham play her violin

June 3, 2014
See Britain’s Got Talent finalist Lettice Rowbotham play her violin

  Britain’s Got Talent finalist Lettice Rowbotham has thanked her fans in Surrey for supporting her throughout the show. The 24-year-old from Dorking will be performing in the final on Saturday night (June 7) and gave Get Surrey a sneak preview of what she is going to perform for the judges. Lettice said: “It is…

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Win a Palmer’s Daily Facial Range Goody Bag

June 3, 2014

As we step into summer and update our wardrobe with the latest essentials it’s important that our face is looking healthy, clear and glowing to reflect our inner confidence. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Daily Facial Range helps achieve radiant, even and younger looking skin using all the softening goodness of the highest quality cocoa butter…

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Stray of the Day: Claus

June 3, 2014

Loving boy Claus is desperate to get out of the stressful kennel environment and into a new home. The eight-year-old cross-breed is finding life at Battersea overwhelming and is looking for patients owners who can help him settle into a new home. He adores people and would like owners who are around most of the…

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