James Bay joins Paloma Faith and Clean Bandit at Carfest South 2018 – Get tickets

August 17, 2018

The festival combines incredible cars, great food and live music – here's what to expect Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2vYpAfR Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Couples can now apply to be background daters on First Dates

August 17, 2018

Those who have a doting partner can now feature on Channel 4’s popular First Dates as the show is looking for background daters. The TV channel is searching for “genuine couples” to feature on the show as part of the backdrop in the fancy restaurant the show is filmed in. This isn’t it either, you…

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Reading Festival line up and 10 things you need to know if you’re going

August 17, 2018

Reading Festival returns this August Bank Holiday Weekend with another bill of world class live music. Spread across various stages on the huge park at Richfield Avenue in Reading Town Centre, the dates for this year’s event are August 24-26. If you’re a festival veteran or first timer , we have put together a handy…

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James Bay joins Paloma Faith and Clean Bandit at Carfest South 2018

August 17, 2018

James Bay will be joining the world class line-up at this year’s CarFest South , it has been announced. The English singer-songwriter and guitarist famed for his 2014 hit Hold Back the River, will perform alongside Paloma Faith , Razor Light, Clean Bandit and Rak Su at the festival over the August bank holiday weekend,…

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Teenager arrested after three boys were ‘violently attacked’ in Farnham

August 17, 2018

A teenager has been arrested after three boys suffered serious injuries when they were “violently attacked” in Farnham. Three boys were allegedly attacked by a large group of young men in the Central Car Park, just off Victoria Road, who used weapons to cause the serious injuries. The boys were taken to hospital and have…

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Police appeal after 10-year-old boy approached by man and woman in Oxted

August 17, 2018

Surrey Police is appealing for help to trace a man and woman who approached a 10-year-old boy in a silver Citroen in Oxted . Police have called the incident in Pollards Oak Road on Wednesday (August 8) at 7pm “suspicious”. Investigating officer Detective Constable Andy Robinson said: “We understand that an appeal such as this…

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Arrest made after ‘concern for safety’ incident in Staines residential area

August 17, 2018

Police have arrested a man following a concern for his safety at a property in Staines on Thursday (August 16). The man in question was arrested for breach of a non-molestation order at 2:52pm after officers managed to enter the address on Bingham Drive. A loud bang was heard shortly before police entered the property,…

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British Airways flight to Ibiza forced to return to Gatwick due to ‘technical fault’

August 17, 2018

A British Airways flight on its way to Ibiza was forced to return to Gatwick Airport due to technical issues. Much to the upset of the passengers on board, BA2724 made a priority landing at roughly 11am after taking off at 9.43am. Another plane was expected to leave for Ibiza at roughly 1pm and land…

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Video shows GIANT 68m-long substation lorry set to cause M25 traffic misery

August 17, 2018

International heavy transportation contractor ALE is the company tasked with transporting a ” house-sized” electrical transformer through Surrey on Sunday (August 19). The 68m long truck will be carrying a 143-tonne electricity transformer to West Weybridge substation in New Haw, aiming to arrive at 4pm. An ALE spokesman said: “I can confirm ALE will be…

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Thaikhun launches create your own pinto box – great for diners who can’t choose!

August 17, 2018

Diners can now create their own pinto box at Thaikhun in Guildford. But what on earth is it? Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2L0K6AV Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Thaikhun launches create your own pinto box

August 17, 2018

Guildford ‘s Thai street food restaurant Thaikhun has launched a new menu incorporating more Thai influences than ever before. Alongside classic sharing platters, diners can now create their own pinto banquet and enjoy a bit of curry, noodles, stir fry and rice all at the same time – ideal for those who can’t make up…

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How to get paid to travel the world with a friend and drink gin

August 17, 2018

Calling all gin-lovers across Surrey and beyond – we have a life-changing opportunity we need to tell you about. I mean, we actually can’t quite believe how perfect this job sounds. You will be travelling the world for almost three months – and you even get to take a mate with you! Your trip will…

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ATM stolen in ram raid on Farnham Halifax that caused extensive damage to the bank

August 17, 2018

An ATM has been stolen from the Halifax bank in Farnham in an early morning ram raid. The branch on West Street suffered extensive damage after a JCB was used to extract the cash machine on Friday (August 17) at 3am. A Surrey Police spokeswoman said: “We were called to Halifax on West Street in…

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New move in campaigners’ fight to stop pub being built on West Byfleet Recreation Ground

August 17, 2018

Campaigners trying to stop a pub being built on a village recreation ground have submitted a complaint about their council to the Charity Commission. Save West Byfleet Recreation Ground Campaign Group lodged the complaint on August 2 on behalf of stakeholders of West Byfleet Recreation Ground, saying Woking Borough Council failed to fulfil its legal…

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Man pleads not guilty to attempted murder following West Molesey stabbing

August 17, 2018

A man has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder following a stabbing in West Molesey. Police officers were called to Walton Road at around 11pm on Sunday, July 8, after a man in his 20s sustained stab wounds outside the Sainsbury’s Local store. Shortly after the incident, Surrey Police confirmed the victim had been taken…

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Here’s what PCC David Munro had to say on ‘insensitive’ traveller tweets by Elmbridge Police

August 17, 2018

Surrey’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has admitted a series of tweets by Surrey Police on recent traveller incursions may “have given the wrong impression”. A number of incursions across Elmbridge have recently caused tensions within local communities, with residents having to deal with intimidating behaviour and rubbish left behind . In one incursion in…

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Mole Valley has new bin collections and it’s not going well so far

August 17, 2018

A new bin collection provider for Mole Valley has angered residents by missing a number of streets in its first week on the job. Joint Waste Solutions is a new initiative set up between Mole Valley, Elmbridge, Surrey Heath and Woking borough and district councils, and run by Amey plc. But the service has experienced…

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Plan for growth in south east centred around Gatwick criticised for ‘ignoring impact on residents’

August 17, 2018

A plan for growth in the South East which is centred around the success of Gatwick Airport has come under fire from campaigners who say it will turn surrounding towns and villages into “noise ghettos”. Coast to Capital launched its Gatwick 360 vision for growth between London and Brighton during its July 19 AGM. It…

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Plan for growth in south east centred around Gatwick criticised for ‘ignoring impact on residents’

August 17, 2018

A plan for growth in the South East which is centred around the success of Gatwick Airport has come under fire from campaigners who say it will turn surrounding towns and villages into “noise ghettos”. Coast to Capital launched its Gatwick 360 vision for growth between London and Brighton during its July 19 AGM. It…

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Here’s what you can expect from Surrey’s first ever Pride event next year

August 17, 2018

Surrey’s first ever Pride event is coming to Woking next year and will feature “a real mix of talent and entertainment”. The celebration will be held at Woking Park on Saturday August 10 2019. To kick off the festivities, there will be a parade through Woking town centre at 11am. The route is yet to…

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Here’s what you can expect from Surrey’s first ever Pride event next year

August 17, 2018

Surrey’s first ever Pride event is coming to Woking next year and will feature “a real mix of talent and entertainment”. The celebration will be held at Woking Park on Saturday August 10 2019. To kick off the festivities, there will be a parade through Woking town centre at 11am. The route is yet to…

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Serial Addlestone fraudster pays back more than £325k in ‘ill-gotten gains’ to vulnerable victims

August 16, 2018

A serial fraudster from Addlestone has paid back more than £325,000 to vulnerable victims he befriended and then ripped off. Surrey Police said a confiscation order was fulfilled by 66-year-old Christopher Fulke-Greville, of Liberty Rise, a week ago. An elderly brother and sister were among his victims, defrauded for £67,000. Fulke-Greville used fake renovation and…

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War Horse has galloped into Woking and we went back stage to meet the cast

August 16, 2018

The incredible show had a record-breaking run on the West End and now it's in Woking Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2MSCIJN Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Ram-raiders smash their way into Farnborough Wilko and take cash machine

August 16, 2018

Ram-raiders smashed their way into a Farnborough shopping centre and stole the cash machine from the Wilko store. The cash machine was taken when a vehicle entered the Kingsmead Shopping Centre and damaged the Wilko store entrance in the early hours of Thursday morning (August 16). Hampshire Constabulary confirmed officers attended a reported burglary in…

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War Horse has galloped into Woking and we went back stage to meet the cast

August 16, 2018
War Horse has galloped into Woking and we went back stage to meet the cast

The story of War-Horse, based on the novel of the same name by children’s author Michael Mupurgo, has captivated readers, movie fanatics and theatre goers all over the UK. Now this incredible story has trotted its way to Woking’s New Victoria Theatre , and it’s a tear jerker! Surrey Live went behind the scenes to…

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Elmbridge granted three-month injunction BANNING unauthorised traveller encampments

August 16, 2018

An injunction banning the setting up of unauthorised encampments and fly-tipping on public land has been granted to Elmbridge Borough Council (EBC). The three-month injunction, granted at the High Court on Thursday (August 16), covers more than 150 of the borough’s parks, open spaces and car parks. EBC said in a statement that this year…

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