Uber vows to take TfL to court over London ban

September 22, 2017

Uber has vowed to appeal Transport for London ‘s (TFL) decision not to renew its London licence. On Friday (September 22) TfL said it took the decision not to issue Uber with a new licence on the grounds of “public safety and security implications”. It added that Uber was “not fit and proper” to operate…

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Radhika Gurung death: Two people summonsed to court accused of causing death by driving without due care and attention

September 22, 2017

Two people have been summonsed to court following a fatal collision in which a pedestrian died in Maybury, Woking. Surrey Police said a 27-year-old man from Woking and a 26-year-old woman from Reading have been summonsed for causing death by driving without due care and attention in relation to the death of pedestrian Radhika Gurung…

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This interactive map shows ALL the crimes recorded by Surrey Police in July 2017

September 22, 2017

Thousands of crimes are reported to Surrey Police every month. Data released by police teams from across the county revealed that a total of 9,060 offences were recorded in July 2017 alone. Antisocial behaviour was the most common crime, with 2,637 occurrences reported. There were also 1,942 reported violent or sexual offences in the county.…

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Here’s how you can settle down to watch The X Factor with FREE pizza this weekend

September 22, 2017

Is The X Factor one of your favourite TV shows? And do you love pizza? Then read on! Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2jPjcnj Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Apple’s ‘Do Not Disturb’ feature has ‘full support’ of Surrey Police

September 22, 2017

Surrey’s Roads Police Unit (RPU) have welcomed the feature that prevents motorists using their phones while driving. On Tuesday (September 19) Apple released its new iOS 11 update with a feature that helps prevent drivers from using their phone behind the wheel. Read More How Apple’s new iOS update helps prevent people from using phones…

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Here’s how you can settle down to watch The X Factor with FREE pizza this weekend

September 22, 2017

Will you be one of the millions of viewers tuning in to The X Factor this weekend? The closed room auditions are coming to an end as contestants prepare for bootcamp. And if you will be sitting down to watch, how about some FREE PIZZA to munch on at the same time. Customers can grab…

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What does autumnal equinox mean? All you need to know as we say goodbye to summer

September 22, 2017

It's officially the end of summertime as the days get darker and shorter Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2fEAOO2 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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What does autumnal equinox mean? All you need to know as we say goodbye to summer

September 22, 2017

The nights are getting darker and we can’t be the only ones putting the heating on and whipping out the fluffy socks. The days are getting shorter too and it’s all because the end of summer is officially upon us. Friday (September 22) marks the autumnal equinox, which means it’s the end of summer fun…

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Paloma Faith announces London and Brighton shows on UK arena tour – how to buy tickets

September 22, 2017

The singer will perform in the UK's biggest venues in March 2018 Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2xssbQf Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Government to launch urgent review into cycling safety following number of high profile deaths involving bikes

September 22, 2017

The government is launching an urgent review into cycling safety following a series of high profile deaths involving bikes. Ministers could introduce a new law which they hope would help tackle dangerous cycling by making the offence equivalent to causing death by careless or dangerous driving. It was announced just days after bike courier Charlie…

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Second Dorking school forced to close for a day following power cut

September 22, 2017

A second Dorking school has confirmed it will be closed on Friday (September 22) due to a power cut. Powell Corderoy Primary School said it had taken the decision following a power shortage in Longfield Road. Get Surrey has also reported that the neighbouring Priory Church of England School, in West Bank, has lost its…

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Paloma Faith announces London and Brighton shows on UK arena tour

September 22, 2017

Paloma Faith has announced The Architect UK arena tour for 2018 The singer songwriter will play at Brighton Centre on March 12 and London’s O2 Arena on March 14. The tour is in support of her upcoming album The Architect which will also visit the likes of Cardiff, Bournemouth and Manchester. Her fourth studio album…

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ITV to produce drama starring Martin Clunes on pursuit and capture of Walton schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s killer

September 22, 2017

ITV is set to produce a drama about the pursuit and capture of the serial killer who murdered Walton schoolgirl Milly Dowler . New drama Manhunt will be based on the memoirs of former London Metropolitan Police detective DCI Colin Sutton. DCI Sutton, who will be played by Martin Clunes, determinedly pursued serial killer Levi…

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Chelsea football star involved in car crash after leaving training ground

September 22, 2017

Chelsea footballer Tiemoue Bakayoko crashed his car after leaving training on Thursday (September 21). The incident happened in Blundel Lane, Oxshott , after the French star left the Cobham training ground. The Mirror reported he suffered “minor” injuries in the crash. Manager Antonio Conte is set to give an update on Bakayoko’s condition in his…

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Veteran spared jail after stealing £12,500 from fishing club funds

September 22, 2017

A former soldier has avoided jail after admitting he used his position as treasurer of an Aldershot fishing club to steal more than £12,500 . Wayne Adams had access to two bank accounts used by the Aldershot Garrison Angling Club while he was its treasurer between September 2016 and February this year. The 44-year-old, who…

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Love Island winner Kem Cetinay returns to Surrey ahead of new TV show debut with Chris Hughes

September 22, 2017

Kem will be back in action on ITV2, starring in his own show with fellow contestant Chris Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2xVnxeX Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Love Island winner Kem Cetinay returns to Surrey ahead of new TV show debut with Chris Hughes

September 22, 2017

For those of you who missed out on your Love Island fix last time, one half of the winning duo, Kem Cetinay, will be back in Surrey this weekend. The 21-year-old hairdresser from Essex will be hosting ‘Haus Pardy’ at Bar Thirteen in Guildford on Saturday (September 23). Meet and greet photo opportunities will be…

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Missing elderly woman from Camberley is found ‘safe and well’ by police

September 22, 2017

A missing elderly woman from Camberley has been found “safe and well”, police have confirmed. Surrey Police issued an appeal for information after Freda Dinning, 88, went missing from her home in the town on Thursday (September 21). Officers said they were “concerned for her welfare”, particularly as she suffers from dementia. Late on Thursday,…

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Concerns rising for ‘vulnerable’ missing 15-year-old girl from Godalming

September 22, 2017

Surrey Police is appealing for the public’s help to find a “vulnerable” missing 15-year-old girl. Margaret Moloney was last seen by her family in Godalming in the early hours of Wednesday (September 20). A spokesman for the force said that officers were “growing increasingly concerned for her welfare”. Margaret is described as white, with long…

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Dorking secondary school closure and school trip cancellation after power cut

September 22, 2017

A power cut in Dorking has caused a secondary school to close on Friday (September 22) and has also forced them to cancel a school trip. The Priory Church of England School, in Westbank, has taken the decision to close due to losing its main power supply. The school has been supplied with a generator…

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See Marwell Zoo’s giant Lego animal trail featuring meerkats, tigers and elephants

September 22, 2017

A pair of warthogs, a 1.5 tonne elephant and a Bengal tiger are some of the 81 sculptures on display Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2wEfG56 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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See Marwell Zoo’s giant Lego animal trail featuring meerkats, tigers and elephants

September 22, 2017

Giant Lego animals have arrived at Marwell Zoo. “Earl Grey”, a 1.5-tonne elephant has taken up residence at the zoo as well as an ostrich, a pair of warthogs and a majestic lion with his playful cubs. More than 80 sculptures, representing 27 different species, have been installed at the Hampshire attraction as part of…

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Fiery Bird music venue lease delays leave opening date hanging in the balance

September 22, 2017
Fiery Bird music venue lease delays leave opening date hanging in the balance

The opening of a new live music venue for Woking hangs in the balance after volunteers working on the project revealed that a specific opening date has not been confirmed. The Phoenix Cultural Centre has been busy preparing to transform the Quake nightclub into the Fiery Bird live music and arts venue. The team, currently…

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London Waterloo upgrade: Almost 60% of passengers changed travel plans, survey reveals

September 22, 2017

A new survey has revealed almost 60% of Surrey residents had to alter their travel plans during the London Waterloo upgrade. During the project, which began on August 5, thousands of commuters from across the county experienced “extremely” busy trains, queues outside stations and cancelled services. The survey conducted by Get Surrey , in which…

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Bridge Street road improvements approved to reduce risk to pedestrians at ‘casualty hotspot’

September 22, 2017

New road features will be built in Guildford‘s town centre to improve pedestrian safety at a “casualty hotspot”. Raised road tables are to be placed at the traffic signal crossing points across Onslow Street at the junction with Bridge Street, near to the entrance of The Friary Centre. The implementation of the new road features…

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Surrey Advertiser’s historic last broadsheet edition hits the shelves

September 22, 2017
Surrey Advertiser’s historic last broadsheet edition hits the shelves

The edition of The Surrey Advertiser published on Friday (September 22) is a collector’s item you will not want to miss – the last edition in the paper’s current broadsheet format. The Surrey Ad was only seven months old when it became a broadsheet, enlarged due to a lack of space for news. On September…

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