Snow in Surrey: 10 of the best places to go sledging or see beautiful winter scenes

February 23, 2018
Snow in Surrey: 10 of the best places to go sledging or see beautiful winter scenes

When we’re told there’s going to be snow it can be so disappointing to look out the window and see nothing but cold drizzle and brown slush. But fortunately for snow-lovers in Surrey we are surrounded by high spots which looks like a scene from a Victorian postcard when it snows. Up on the peaks…

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Morrisons is launching unicorn and rainbow drip cakes

February 23, 2018

The country seems to be going nuts for anything unicorn related – so why not throw a colourful cake into the mix too? Fashion shops, stationary stores and now supermarkets are stocking magical merchandise to cater for a growing demand of unicorn themed products. It started off with pretty unicorn pyjamas and cute socks from…

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Morrisons is launching unicorn and rainbow drip cakes

February 23, 2018

The country seems to be going nuts for anything unicorn related – so why not throw a colourful cake into the mix too? Fashion shops, stationary stores and now supermarkets are stocking magical merchandise to cater for a growing demand of unicorn themed products. It started off with pretty unicorn pyjamas and cute socks from…

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Pug Café rules and regulations, including whether you actually have to own a dog

February 23, 2018

In case you haven’t heard, Pug Cafés are a thing and they are huge, especially in London and Surrey. Founded by Guildford dog lover Anushka Fernando who first started small coffee mornings for pugs, it has become a popular event attracting pug owners and pug fans from across the UK. Together with her partner James,…

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Pug Café rules and regulations, including whether you actually have to own a dog

February 23, 2018

In case you haven’t heard, Pug Cafés are a thing and they are huge, especially in London and Surrey. Founded by Guildford dog lover Anushka Fernando who first started small coffee mornings for pugs, it has become a popular event attracting pug owners and pug fans from across the UK. Together with her partner James,…

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The Surrey town that doesn’t have a problem with breastfeeding

February 23, 2018

Breastfeeding can be very stressful. Not only do you have to deal with the stress of the feeding itself, but you are also constantly aware of the strange looks you might get in public. But breastfeeding mums can now put their minds at rest when they visit Godalming . The market town in Surrey has…

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Snow in Surrey: Met Office warns of possible travel disruption and power cuts in fresh yellow warning of snow across south east England

February 23, 2018
Snow in Surrey: Met Office warns of possible travel disruption and power cuts in fresh yellow warning of snow across south east England

Traffic and travel disruption and power cuts are expected in many parts of Surrey with temperatures forecast to plummet below zero, the Met Office has warned. The Met has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice affecting parts of the south east, including areas of east Surrey and the Surrey-London border. However, the forecaster…

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17 wintry things to do in Surrey IF it snows

February 23, 2018

Check out these fun activities to enjoy with friends and family when the weather gets cold Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2EODkfj Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Hit and run driver fails to clear his name after trying to argue that he shouldn’t have been convicted

February 23, 2018

A driver who left a man to die in the road after hitting him while driving with cocaine in his system has failed in his bid to clear his name. Bernard Matthews, 39, hit 49-year-old Martin Standen-Grant with his Nissan Navara, in West Park Road, Newchapel on March 1, 2016. Instead of stopping to help…

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Cruel burglar who ruined Chertsey family’s Christmas by stealing young child’s present jailed along with partner after their wanton crime spree

February 23, 2018

A cruel thief who broke into a Chertsey family’s home on a wintry December night last year and stole a child’s Christmas present has been jailed. Nathan Smithers, 42, broke into the Almners Road home via a bedroom window on December 14 and made off with a remote control car, plus other valuable items, including…

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Don’t eat these IKEA marshmallows – they found MICE in the factory where they’re made

February 23, 2018

Eek! Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2sPwEMw Famous Words of Inspiration...

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17 wintry things to do in Surrey IF it snows

February 23, 2018

Winter is well and truly here and you may be looking for fun things to do in the area when (and if) it snows. With such fantastic scenery on our doorstep, it’s a great excuse to wrap up warm for winter walks or sledging. But if you’d rather feel more snuggly, why not curl up…

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Travellers in Surrey: Ottershaw Christ Church meetings moved after up to ’20 caravans and vehicles’ pitch up on car park off A320 Guildford Road

February 23, 2018

Meetings at Christ Church, Ottershaw have been moved due to a large traveller encampment in the car park opposite. Around 20 caravans and other large vehicles have been parked on the Christ Church car park and on surrounding pavements in Guildford Road since Wednesday afternoon (February 21). A spokesman for the church said meetings have…

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Don’t eat these IKEA marshmallows

February 23, 2018

IKEA is recalling packets of marshmallows over fears of possible mouse infestation. The store’s GODIS PÅSKKYCKLING marshmallows, served in 100g packets, have been deemed unsafe to eat due to a discovery of mice at the production unit. All affected batches were sold in 2018 with best before dates between October 23 this year and January…

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Southern Rail strike: RMT union announces further 24-hour walkout making guards dispute longest industrial impasse in history

February 23, 2018
Southern Rail strike: RMT union announces further 24-hour walkout making guards dispute longest industrial impasse in history

Southern Rail workers will stage another 24-hour walkout next month making the RMT union’s dispute with the operator over guards and driver-only operated trains the longest industrial row in British history. The RMT has called for its members on Southern to strike on March 12 over the ongoing perceived threat to the role of guards…

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Southern Rail strike: RMT union announces further 24-hour walkout making guards dispute longest industrial impasse in history

February 23, 2018
Southern Rail strike: RMT union announces further 24-hour walkout making guards dispute longest industrial impasse in history

Southern Rail workers will stage another 24-hour walkout next month making the RMT union’s dispute with the operator over guards and driver-only operated trains the longest industrial row in British history. The RMT has called for its members on Southern to strike on March 12 over the ongoing perceived threat to the role of guards…

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Kylie Minogue announces two London O2 Arena dates on UK tour – how to get tickets

February 23, 2018

The pop icon will perform two O2 Arena dates in support of her upcoming album Golden Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2F21RRA Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Surrey weather: When is the snow likely to hit YOUR part of the county

February 23, 2018
Surrey weather: When is the snow likely to hit YOUR part of the county

With snow expected across many parts of Surrey over the coming days, we’re here to try and answer your burning weather questions. After a lengthy period of milder weather resulting from Sudden Stratospheric Warming (yes, this is a real thing), conditions are forecast to start changing as of Friday (February 23). Temperatures are now starting…

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Surrey weather: When is the snow likely to hit YOUR part of the county

February 23, 2018
Surrey weather: When is the snow likely to hit YOUR part of the county

With snow expected across many parts of Surrey over the coming days, we’re here to try and answer your burning weather questions. After a lengthy period of milder weather resulting from Sudden Stratospheric Warming (yes, this is a real thing), conditions are forecast to start changing as of Friday (February 23). Temperatures are now starting…

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Kylie Minogue announces two London O2 Arena dates on UK tour

February 23, 2018

Kylie Minogue has announced a huge UK arena tour for 2018. The Australian popstar will perform arena shows across the UK including London’s O2 Arena. She will head to the capital on September 26 and 27. The live dates will mark the singer’s first full UK tour here in four years after previously playing three…

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Yateley power cut: Scottish and Southern Electricity apology as outage hits 31 areas

February 23, 2018

A power cut in Yateley left more than 30 Guildford post code areas without electricity on Thursday (February 22). The fault was reported at 5.27pm according to supplier Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSE), which estimated the fault would last approximately two hours. Only postal addresses beginning with GU46 and GU17 were affected. On its…

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Yateley power cut: Scottish and Southern Electricity apology as outage hits 31 areas

February 23, 2018

A power cut in Yateley left more than 30 Guildford post code areas without electricity on Thursday (February 22). The fault was reported at 5.27pm according to supplier Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSE), which estimated the fault would last approximately two hours. Only postal addresses beginning with GU46 and GU17 were affected. On its…

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Mother’s Day events, restaurant deals and afternoon teas in Surrey

February 23, 2018

The ultimate guide to celebrating Mother's Day on your doorstep Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2orDqCN Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Mother’s Day events, restaurant deals and afternoon teas in Surrey

February 23, 2018

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re not sure how to spend the day with your mum, let alone what to buy her, help is at hand. Falling slightly earlier this year on Sunday March 11, Mother’s Day is about showing her how much she means to you with a token of…

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Specialist operators called in to remove anti-oil protesters from Leith Hill drilling site say they had built the ‘best fort we’d ever seen’

February 23, 2018

In November 2016 anti-oil protesters built a huge wooden fort and complex tunnel system on Leith Hill in an attempt to prevent oil drilling. From then on the protesters occupied the site until the summer solstice in June 2017 when security companies, hired by oil company Europa, moved in to evict them. When the security…

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Guildford Spectrum marks 25 years of Olympians and MPs alongside Peter Andre, Backstreet Boys and PJ & Duncan

February 23, 2018

Guildford Spectrum is marking its 25th birthday on Friday (February 23). Opened in 1993 by then mayor of Guildford, Tony Page, the facility replaced the town’s former sports centre in Bedford Road. Since opening on February 23 1993, the leisure complex, now operated by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Guildford Borough Council, has welcomed more…

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