Willey hat-trick finishes off Surrey T20 dream

August 19, 2013

David Willey smashed Surrey’s hopes of becoming Twenty20 champions for the second time in spectacular manner at Edgbaston on Saturday. Having produced a surprise by toppling holders Hampshire in the semi-final, Surrey were rated as favourites to beat Northants who had won the other final four clash against Essex. But Willey – son of former…

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Will the Ashes Test live up to England’s past Oval classics?

August 19, 2013
Will the Ashes Test live up to England’s past Oval classics?

England take on Australia in the final Ashes Test at The Oval starting on Wednesday. The country’s oldest ground – home of course to Surrey County Cricket Club – has produced some wonderful games over the years. This year is the 60th anniversary of one of the most famous of those matches, when the Ashes…

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Banstead businesses bid to buy building and save ‘oldest bookshop’

August 19, 2013

#satchatUK Investors needed £100 to £000’s! Prime retail location @TheIbisBookshop £100 buys a 1/4000 share in a piece of #Banstead History — Banstead High Street (@BansteadHighSt) August 17, 2013   A business group in Banstead has launched a campaign to buy – and save – an historic bookshop threatened with closure. The Banstead High Street…

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Health & Beauty: What causes skin tags and how do you remove them?

August 19, 2013

Vicki Smith, from Absolute Aesthetics in Guildford, answers your skin and beauty concerns. Dear Vicki I have a rather large skin tag underneath my arm which is rather unsightly. My GP will not remove it as it is deemed as cosmetic. What causes skin tags and what is the best way to remove them? Vicki…

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Man held over Walton indecent exposures released without charge

August 19, 2013

A man who was arrested in connection with a series of flashing incidents along the River Thames towpath at Walton has been released with no further action taken. The 39-year-old from the Hounslow area had his bail cancelled, Surrey Police said. Officers are continuing to investigate the indecent exposures at Sunbury Lock on April 21,…

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Youth intervention referrals for teens arrested after house party

August 19, 2013

Three teenagers arrested following a large-scale disturbance at a gatecrashed house party in Copthorne, near Horley, have been referred to a youth intervention clinic. Four 17-year-olds who were arrested over the disorder on June 8 answered police bail earlier this month. Three of the youths, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were given referrals…

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Ifil admits to nerves as Staines Town clinch opener

August 19, 2013
Ifil admits to nerves as Staines Town clinch opener

Jerel Ifil admitted Staines Town were far from their flowing best in their opening day 1-0 win against Dorchester – but still maintained: “A clean sheet and three points is a good thing to have.” Swans’ vice-captain played his part in the triumph against a side who Staines have beaten in their first home game…

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What’s on for Monday August 19, 2013

August 19, 2013

A guide to what’s on around the area today. DANCING COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. MM’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060. EVENTS FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). The Commando Course, 10am-4.30pm, challenging assault course for children aged three plus,…

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Rebuilt Iron Age roundhouse set for unveiling after fire

August 19, 2013

The rebuilding of a thatched educational house near Cranleigh which was burnt down by arsonists nearly a year ago has been described as a phoenix rising from the ashes. The project is nearing completion after the reconstructed Iron Age roundhouse at Sayers Croft in Ewhurst was destroyed when it was set alight in November last…

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New Budgens store approved for Ripley High Street

August 19, 2013

Objections from neighbours and Ripley Parish Council have failed to stop a new food store being established in the village’s High Street. Permission has been granted for a Budgens to take over Lovelace Works, despite concerns about road safety and congestion. The plan had been deferred in order for Guildford Borough Council’s planning committee to…

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Woking Food and Drink Festival a mouthwatering prospect

August 19, 2013

Woking is getting ready for its very own ‘feastival’ ahead of the town’s inaugural Food and Drink Festival. Jubilee Square is set to come alive with more than 40 food and drink stalls, live cookery demonstrations and interactive cookery workshops for children. BBC MasterChef 2013 winner Natalie Coleman will be appearing and will be ready…

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Community helped rebuild roundhouse

August 19, 2013

The rebuilding of a thatched educational house near Cranleigh which was burnt down by arsonists nearly a year ago has been described as a phoenix rising from the ashes. The project is nearing completion after the reconstructed Iron Age roundhouse at Sayers Croft in Ewhurst was destroyed when it was set alight in November last…

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New Budgens store approved for Ripley

August 19, 2013

Objections from neighbours and Ripley Parish Council have failed to stop a new food store being established in the village’s High Street. Permission has been granted for a Budgens to take over Lovelace Works, despite concerns about road safety and congestion. The plan had been deferred in order for Guildford Borough Council’s planning committee to…

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Festival will highlight town’s culinary talent

August 19, 2013

Woking is getting ready for its very own ‘feastival’ ahead of the town’s inaugural Food and Drink Festival. Jubilee Square is set to come alive with more than 40 food and drink stalls, live cookery demonstrations and interactive cookery workshops for children. BBC MasterChef 2013 winner Natalie Coleman will be appearing and will be ready…

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Teenage boy in court over murder of Bellfields man

August 17, 2013

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with murder following the discovery of a body in Bellfields on Tuesday (August 13). The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at magistrates court in Guildford on Saturday (August 17) charged with the murder of 54-year-old Neil Tulley. He has been remanded into the care of…

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What’s on for Saturday August 17 and Sunday August 18, 2013

August 17, 2013

A Guide to what’s on around the area this weekend. TODAY CLUBBING PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Georgie Love’s Residence Party. A night of underground tech house. Admission free before 9pm. (023) 9221 0437. SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Champagne Justice DJs. (023) 9286 3911. SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert…

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Campaigners lose battle to save allotments from 500 homes plan

August 16, 2013

A 103-plot allotment site and neighbouring green belt land in Leatherhead is set to be turned into 500 homes, it was announced on Friday (August 16). Mole Valley District Council made the decision on the future of the 32.2-acre site two weeks previously but was unable to reveal it to the public due to European…

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Green belt concerns amid Kempton Park homes discussions

August 16, 2013

Affordable homes could be built on green belt land near Kempton Park Racecourse as discussions with residents continue. Members of the Lower Sunbury Residents’ Association (LOSRA) met management members at the racecourse on Tuesday (August 13) to discuss potential proposals for housing nearby, which could have a big impact on the surrounding area. No plan…

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‘No current plans’ to develop Broadwater Park for housing

August 16, 2013

Fears of campaigners working to preserve “Godalming’s last true park” have been allayed – for now at least. Members of the Friends of Broadwater Park said they were “alarmed and distressed” to learn that Waverley Borough Council had carried out reviews of the park, assessing if it was appropriate for development. The group members fear…

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Landowner working to evict travellers from Horley site

August 16, 2013

A group of travellers have moved onto private land in Horley. Around five caravans arrived on the site at Langshott Wood, off Orchard Drive, on Wednesday (August 14) although it is believed more have since moved onto the land, near The Acres development. The landowner, Barratt Homes, and Surrey Police are aware. Resident Anna Willis…

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Traveller caravans arrive in field next to Guildford Tesco

August 16, 2013

Traveller families arrived in Guildford this week when 10 caravans appeared in the field opposite Tesco. Shoppers and motorists looked on in bemusement as a campsite sprung up in Bannisters Field, off Ashenden Road, on Thursday morning. The travellers turned up at around 10.40am and were spread around the field. James Lawrence, 19, who has…

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Several people hurt in multi-vehicle M25 crash

August 16, 2013

A multi-vehicle smash has left a number of people hurt and led to the closure of the clockwise M25 between the A3 and Chertsey on Friday afternoon. Up to seven vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash, with two people suffering serious injuries and six others with more minor injuries. The air ambulance, police teams…

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Gang of robbers ‘used taxis during raids on bookies’, court hears

August 16, 2013

A gang of robbers used taxis to carry out raids at bookies in Guildford and Camberley, a court heard this week. Stewart Robinson, 25, of Plumber Road, Clapham, and Nathan Baptiste, 21, of Denmark Hill, London, are on trial at Guildford Crown Court charged with conspiracy to rob three bookmakers earlier this year. Both men…

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Man in court for having air rifle on Elstead Green

August 16, 2013

A man has appeared in court after being seen carrying an air rifle in Elstead on Thursday. Douglas Ryalls, 42, of Hazelwood in the village, pleaded guilty at Redhill Magistrates’ Court on Friday to charges of possessing an air weapon in a public place and criminal damage to a personal tagging system while in custody.…

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Surrey Herald ‘Back To School’ special

August 16, 2013

Click here to view Surrey Herald wrap 14/08/13   Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/special-features/surrey-herald-back-school-special-5741318 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Staines Informer ‘Back To School’ special

August 16, 2013

Click here to view Surrey Herald wrap 14/08/13   Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/special-features/staines-informer-back-school-special-5741394 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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