You can now get ‘bed and brunch’ at these Surrey pubs

June 23, 2018

It’s never nice having to set the alarm when you stay at a hotel – after all the breakfast buffet is far too good to miss. Thankfully Bel and The Dragon has launched an all new Bed and Brunch package, enabling guests to seize the weekend and start it in style. Available at Bel and…

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Bums and boobs: When Thorpe Park’s Nemesis Inferno got the naked rollercoaster ride world record

June 23, 2018

May 21 2004 is a date that will live long in the memory for dozens of students who visited Thorpe Park – they got their kit off and enjoyed a, ahem, warts-and-all experience on the Nemesis Inferno ride to mark the theme park’s 25th birthday. The ‘Most Naked People on a Rollercoaster’ world record attempt…

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Petition launched for more cash for repairs to Surrey’s battered roads

June 23, 2018

A petition has been launched asking the Government to change how it calculates funding for pothole repairs so more cash is available to fix the battered roads around Surrey. The petition has been launched by Councillor Edward Hawkins, who represents Parkside ward on Surrey County Council. It calls upon the Government to reform its Fairer…

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Turner Prize-Winning artist unveils new Magna Carta sculpture in Runnymede

June 22, 2018

An architectural sculpture by a Turner Prize-winning artist was unveiled on Saturday (June 17) at Runnymede, celebrating the legacy of Magna Carta. Writ in Water, a major work by Mark Wallinger in collaboration with Studio Octopi, provides a new space for contemplation and reflection. More than 800 years ago, Runnymede, now managed by the National…

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Teenagers charged with attempted murder after Chessington stabbing

June 22, 2018

Two teenagers have been charged with the attempted murder of a 15-year-old boy who was stabbed in Chessington on Wednesday evening (June 20). Harry Rawlings, 18, of Ewell, and a 16-year-old who cannot be named for legal reasons were arrested on Thursday (June 21) by officers investigating the incident in Hunters Road. The boy was…

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Bring Your Dog To Work Day: Watch adorable miniature Dachshund spend day at the office

June 22, 2018

If you’ve ever owned a dog you will know the true agony of having to leave their adorable faces behind when you head off to your nine to five. But just for just one day a year owners, or at least owners with a fairly liberal office, can take their best friend for a much…

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Met Office experts are expecting the hottest day of the year so far next week

June 22, 2018

We’ve been enjoying weeks of glorious weather here in Surrey. The sun has been shining and the skies have been a beautiful blue colour. And we’ve got some fantastic news for you – the best is yet to come. The UK is forecast to have its hottest day of the year next week, with the…

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Godalming teenager found guilty of stabbing man who accused him of spreading sexuality rumours

June 22, 2018

A teenager has been found guilty of stabbing a customer after an alleged drug deal. Lucas Anderson, 18, of Charterhouse Road, Godalming , was charged with stabbing Ernest Jones during a row over whether he had been spreading rumours about Mr Jones’s sexuality. As the trial concluded at Guildford Crown Court on Friday (June 22),…

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See an epic open-air re-enactment of The Life of Jesus in the Surrey countryside

June 22, 2018

The epic re-enactment of Jesus's story will finish this weekend Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2tv5hnR Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Elderly cyclist hospitalised with ‘serious injuries’ after crash in Cobham

June 22, 2018

An elderly cyclist has been left with “serious injuries” after a crash with a van in Cobham . The incident happened in Fairmile Lane at around 10.20am on Friday (June 22). The cyclist believed to be in his 70s was taken to hospital following the collision and an appeal for witnesses has been launched. Read…

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See an epic open-air re-enactment of The Life of Jesus in the Surrey countryside

June 22, 2018

Hundreds of actors are endeavouring to bring the story of Jesus to life in an epic open-air production of the Life of Christ this weekend. From 10am to 3.30pm Friday and Saturday (June 22 and 23), The Wintershall Players once again will be staging an open-air promenade performance of his life. The show, directed by…

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Aldershot Ozone Restaurant in Victoria Road fined £3,000 for poor hygiene practices

June 22, 2018

An Aldershot restaurant that put customers at risk of food poisoning with poor hygiene practices according to environmental health officers has been fined £3000. Ozone PVT Ltd, which owns the Ozone Restaurant in Victoria Road, pleaded guilty to seven offences under The Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on Thursday…

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Photos show wreckage of cars destroyed in M3 crash near Chobham

June 22, 2018

Two cars were wrecked in a crash on the M3 early on Tuesday morning (June 19). Surrey Police has released images showing the damage to the two cars after the collision, which involved two other vehicles, on the eastbound carriageway near Chobham at around 6.20am. Two people were taken to hospital with neck and back…

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House of Fraser confirms closures including Camberley and Epsom as ‘only way to secure future’

June 22, 2018

House of Fraser’s creditors have approved plans to close 31 stores including branches in Camberley and Epsom . The department store had proposed a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) to enable it to restructure after a period of declining revenue. In a statement, House of Fraser said it did not expect to close any stores before…

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Gorgeous baby meerkats at Merrist Wood College make their debut in adorable pictures and video

June 22, 2018

Four baby meerkats have been welcomed into the world at Merrist Wood College on the outskirts of Guildford . The pups were born on May 10 as part of the college’s breeding project and they’re already full of energy. Pictures and video footage show the young meerkats which are yet to be named and are…

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World Cup beer shortage looms as CO2 supplies run out across Europe

June 22, 2018

Beer barrels could be at risk of running dry during the World Cup due to a Europe-wide shortage of CO2. It is unclear which companies have been hit by the shortfall – due to a seasonal slow-down in production at ammonia plants – but manufacturers of soft and alcoholic fizzy drinks fear a shortage could…

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How to avoid the fake EE text scam that police are warning about

June 22, 2018

Love them or hate them most of us would be lost without our mobile phones. Whether it’s doing your shopping, listening to music or keeping up with friends and family abroad, it seems like we are all spending more and more time glued to the devices in our pockets. But although we can be amazed…

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See how people used to enjoy summer fun in Surrey in years gone by

June 22, 2018

With another heatwave being forecast – and Surrey set to roast in glorious 30C Mediterranean weather towards the end of June – we thought we’d dig into the archives to see how people used to enjoy the county’s summer sun in days gone by. With our photos spanning four decades from 1944 to 1973, we…

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How hot it is forecast to get in Surrey over the next four days

June 22, 2018
How hot it is forecast to get in Surrey over the next four days

It is a well-known truth that we love complaining about the weather in Britain – the unseasonable downpours and grey skies are a failsafe topic of conversation – something that unites us all. Considering this, most of you probably don’t know what to do yourselves at the moment because the weather has been so lovely…

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Old Bisley Road traffic expected near Pine Ridge Golf Club during prom season

June 22, 2018

Traffic is expected on Old Bisley Road, Frimley on four evenings during the next two weeks due to prom season . Yes, it’s that time of year already – they grow up so fast! During this momentous season, limos, stretch Hummers and party buses are often seen cruising the neighbourhood, packed to the rafters with…

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Review: Nyeat Wimbledon, wings, burgers, hip-hop and cocktails

June 22, 2018

It’s decor is solid gold hip hop and so is its rather loud in-house playlist, it’s a perfect spot for groups or filling up before a long night of partying Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2KcWQbi Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Gluten free afternoon tea at Audleys Wood Hotel – what you can really expect

June 22, 2018

Laura Nightingale tested out the gluten free and dairy free afternoon tea available at Audleys Wood Hotel in Basingstoke Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2Kai32n Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Nyeat Wimbledon review: Wings, burgers, hip-hop and cocktails

June 22, 2018

On a leafy Wimbledon street lurks a slice of Americana straight out of the concrete jungle. Nyeat offers classic American fare from its Leopold Street location, including lobster, steaks and burgers – obviously! Its decor is solid gold hip-hop and so is its rather loud in-house playlist. It’s a perfect spot for groups or filling…

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Gluten free afternoon tea at Audleys Wood Hotel

June 22, 2018

If you lead a gluten free or dairy free lifestyle, you will understand how difficult (sometimes impossible) it is to find a decent afternoon tea . As a lover of all things cake related (I mean my Instagram is dedicated to the humble sponge) I’ve tried a fair few in my lifetime and I am…

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Fire cover ‘halved’ in Camberley on day of ‘difficult to put out’ fire at Zizzi

June 22, 2018
Fire cover ‘halved’ in Camberley on day of ‘difficult to put out’ fire at Zizzi

“Shortfalls” in fire cover allegedly meant that Camberley firefighters were forced to abandon another job so that they could tackle a town centre blaze . The fire station had been reduced from two appliances to one on Saturday (June 16) when flames started rising from the roof of Zizzi , a firefighter has said. Surrey…

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Godalming teenager accused of stabbing man over sexuality rumours claims he acted in self defence

June 22, 2018

A teenager accused of stabbing a man during an argument over whether he was spreading rumours about the victim’s sexuality has told a court he acted in self-defence. Lucas Anderson, 18,of Charterhouse Road, Godalming , is accused of stabbing Ernest Jones after a row over whether he was spreading rumours about Jones’ sexuality escalated into…

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