Boy hit by car outside playground

July 2, 2013
Boy hit by car outside playground

Boy hit by car outside playground By Beth Duffell July 02, 2013 A four-year-old boy was left with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Woking on Monday. The collision took place outside the playground in Sythwood, opposite Tracious Close, at about 4.40pm. Police said the boy was believed to be aged four…

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Woman admits false sex assault claim

July 2, 2013

Woman admits false sex assault claim By David Stubbings July 02, 2013 POLICE are considering what action to take against a woman who admitted making a false allegation of sexual assault. Officers were called to the Cox Lane area of Ewell on Sunday (June 30) following a report by a third party about an incident…

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Flat ‘totally lost’ and homes evacuated in fire

July 2, 2013
Flat ‘totally lost’ and homes evacuated in fire

Flat ‘totally lost’ and homes evacuated in fire By David Stubbings July 02, 2013 FOUR homes had to be evacuated on Monday (July 1) after a flat fire threatened to spread to its neighbours. Fire crews from Crawley, Epsom, Horley and Reigate tackled the blaze at the bungalow style flats in Elm Tree Close, Horley,…

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Mementos moved from baby’s grave in clean-up

July 2, 2013

Mementos moved from baby’s grave in clean-up By Joe Finnerty July 02, 2013 A MOTHER has spoken of her heartbreak at finding mementos stripped from her baby boy’s grave and dumped on a rubbish tip at a West End cemetery. Martine Cray and her husband Yanni Bourtsouklis visited the grave of their son Alex on…

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Police officer charged with driving offences

July 2, 2013

Police officer charged with driving offences By Andre Langlois July 02, 2013 A SURREY Police officer is due to appear in court in relation to alleged driving offences. David Fisher, of Rochester in Kent, is charged with driving on a road otherwise than in accordance with a licence. The alleged offences relate to incidents on…

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Paedophile film maker loses court appeal

July 2, 2013

A paedophile photography student who planned his attacks on two girls and wrote his intentions in film scripts has failed in a Court of Appeal bid to overturn his life sentence. Red Damian Saunders, 24, of Huddleston Crescent, Redhill, conned his way into the six and seven year old girls’ family homes by responding to…

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Woman threatened with knife in robbery attempt

July 1, 2013

Woman threatened with knife in robbery attempt By Claire French July 01, 2013 A WOMAN walking her dog along the River Wey towpath in Weybridge on Friday was threatened with a knife when she refused to hand over her mobile phone. Witnesses are being asked to come forward following the attempted robbery of a woman…

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‘Yobs cut up’ cyclists on London to Brighton ride

July 1, 2013

FOOTAGE has been posted on the internet showing “a couple of yobs” apparently cutting up participants in the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) London to Brighton Bike Ride last month. The video also shows what appears to be an altercation, resulting in one of the charity cyclists ending up on a grass bank. The disturbing incident –…

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Ex-policeman in round the world yacht race

July 1, 2013

A FORMER police officer is to take part in a round-the-world yacht race to raise money for two charities. Nick Bush, 52, who lives near Reigate, will be one of more than 650 people who have signed up to be members of crews taking on the mile Clipper 13-14 Round the World Yacht Race for…

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Council boss investigated over staff complaint

July 1, 2013
Council boss investigated over staff complaint

Council boss investigated over staff complaint By Nick Edmondson July 01, 2013 GRIEVANCE procedures have been launched against Guildford Borough Council’s chief executive. David Hill, who joined the council in 2007 and commands a salary of £125,000 a year, will be investigated by an independent assessor following a complaint from a fellow member of council…

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Concern over housing ‘potential’ comments

July 1, 2013

Concern over housing ‘potential’ comments By David Stubbings July 01, 2013 CONCERNS over intense house building in the north of Reigate and Banstead did not stop councillors approving recommended changes to the borough’s core strategy. Members of the council’s executive approved the recommended changes made by the inspector which will set out when, where and…

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Ex-policeman to take part in round the world yacht race

July 1, 2013

A FORMER police officer is to take part in a round-the-world yacht race to raise money for two charities. Nick Bush, 52, who lives near Reigate, will be one of more than 650 people who have signed up to be members of crews taking on the mile Clipper 13-14 Round the World Yacht Race for…

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Council left with £2,000 repair bill after park thefts

July 1, 2013
Council left with £2,000 repair bill after park thefts

Council left with £2,000 repair bill after park thefts By David Stubbings July 01, 2013 THE theft of two swings and a rope bridge from a Nutfield play park has left Tandridge District Council needing to fork out £2,000 for repairs. Two equipment was taken from Mid Street Recreation Ground, South Nutfield, in late May,…

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Woman threatened with knife during attempted robbery

July 1, 2013

Woman threatened with knife during attempted robbery By Claire French July 01, 2013 A WOMAN walking her dog along the River Wey towpath in Weybridge on Friday was threatened with a knife when she refused to hand over her mobile phone. Witnesses are being asked to come forward following the attempted robbery of a woman…

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Police appeal after car crashes into parked vehicles

July 1, 2013
Police appeal after car crashes into parked vehicles

Police appeal after car crashes into parked vehicles By Guy Martin July 01, 2013 A CAR was seen crashing into others parked along a Bookham road on Thursday, police have said. Officers are appealing for witnesses and information after the incident and a subsequent assault on the A246 Guildford Road. A silver Rover was driving…

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Council chief exec to be investigated over staff complaint

July 1, 2013
Council chief exec to be investigated over staff complaint

Council chief exec to be investigated over staff complaint By Nick Edmondson July 01, 2013 GRIEVANCE procedures have been launched against Guildford Borough Council’s chief executive. David Hill, who joined the council in 2007 and commands a salary of £125,000 a year, will be investigated by an independent assessor following a complaint from a fellow…

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Council left with £2,000 repair bill after play park thefts

July 1, 2013
Council left with £2,000 repair bill after play park thefts

Council left with £2,000 repair bill after play park thefts By David Stubbings July 01, 2013 THE theft of two swings and a rope bridge from a Nutfield play park has left Tandridge District Council needing to fork out £2,000 for repairs. Two equipment was taken from Mid Street Recreation Ground, South Nutfield, in late…

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Former policeman to take part in round the world yacht race

July 1, 2013

A FORMER police officer is to take part in a round-the-world yacht race to raise money for two charities. Nick Bush, 52, who lives near Reigate, will be one of more than 650 people who have signed up to be members of crews taking on the mile Clipper 13-14 Round the World Yacht Race for…

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Appeal after woman hit by a van in Stanwell

July 1, 2013
Appeal after woman hit by a van in Stanwell

Appeal after woman hit by a van in Stanwell By Chris Caulfield July 01, 2013 A WOMAN was hit by a van before collapsing with a suspected fractured pelvis and now Surrey Police is looking for the driver involved in the incident. The woman, in her 20s, had been walking along Hannibal Road in Stanwell…

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Schoolchildren take prize passports on walking bus

July 1, 2013

SMALL children in maroon jackets and grey caps are taking alternative transport to school. The walking bus, a weekly walk to school in Esher organised by parent Claire Bell, is taking off. On June 19, 26 children made the journey from Torrington Lodge car park to Shrewsbury Lodge Pre-Preparatory School in Milbourne Lane and the…

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Apprenticeships championed for ‘lost generation’

July 1, 2013

APPRENTICESHIPS could be the answer to Surrey’s youth unemployment problem. Surrey Chambers of Commerce recently announced that youth unemployment had reached the highest level yet in the county, with more than 4,000 young people looking for work – around one in 20. Louise Punter, chief executive officer of Surrey Chambers of Commerce, explained her belief…

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Shakespeare and Beatles combine for school play

July 1, 2013

ARTISTIC culture separated by hundreds of years will be coming together during a performance at Gosden House School next month. Pupils at the Bramley special educational needs school will be performing Shakespeare’s classic comedy, Twelfth Night, to mark its ten-year collaboration with Globe Education. The performance of The Bard’s play will also be mixed with…

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Puttenham’s new skate park already well used

July 1, 2013
Puttenham’s new skate park already well used

Puttenham’s new skate park already well used By Tim Harris July 01, 2013 PUTTENHAM’S skate park can now be enjoyed by the village’s youngsters, following its opening this month. The £27,000 park, in Jubilee Fields, was officially unveiled during the Puttenham School fete and the ribbon cut by former county councillor for Shalford, Simon Gimson.…

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Royal Surrey visiting hours set for change

July 1, 2013

Royal Surrey visiting hours set for change By James Watkins July 01, 2013 VISITING hours at the Royal Surrey County Hospital are to be changed in order to tackle ongoing congestion problems in its car park. From Monday (July 1), the afternoon visiting hours will change from 2pm to 4pm to the new time of…

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Man jailed for seven years for horrific sex attack

July 1, 2013

A BUILDER has been jailed for seven years after carrying out a monstrous sex attack on a young woman leaving her unable to ever bear children naturally. Jurors were told during a trial that the victim’s vital muscles and organs had been “annihilated and obliterated” by the severity of the attack, and that she would…

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What’s On for Friday July 5, 2013

June 28, 2013

A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire. FRIDAY, JULY 5 COMEDY BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club Pre-Edinburgh Festival. See some of the next generation of comedy greats trying out their festival routines. Admission £10, concs.…

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