JELLIED EELS and Surrey wine to be served at restaurant marking St Pancras station anniversary

October 13, 2018

Foodies can relive the very best of English railway and trading port history Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2NEXQ5F Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Brockham Bonfire 2018: What time it starts, road closures, and bus times

October 13, 2018

Brockham Bonfire is half built and the buzz for the biggest bonfire in Surrey is palpable. Thousands of people will descend on the village on Saturday November 3 for an unmissable family event that typically raises around £20,000 for worthy local causes. The evening starts with a torchlight procession that you can be a part…

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JELLIED EELS and Surrey wine to be served at restaurant marking St Pancras station anniversary

October 13, 2018

In celebration of one of London’s most iconic landmarks, St Pancras Brasserie by Searcys is hosting a Victorian three-course anniversary dinner featuring jellied eels and wine from Surrey. Home to the Eurostar and Europe’s longest Champagne bar, St Pancras International train station turned 150 years old on October 1. A special menu created by Searcys’…

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Four Seasons Hampshire to host Brides To Be Afternoon Tea – and it sounds delightful

October 13, 2018

The special afternoon tea includes a fashion catwalk and all guests will take home a luxury goodie bag Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2A7oXmD Famous Words of Inspiration...

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If you have one of these 401 Surrey surnames you could inherit a fortune

October 13, 2018
If you have one of these 401 Surrey surnames you could inherit a fortune

There are hundreds of Surrey estates left unclaimed due to their owners dying without making a will or having any next of kin. In the UK, there are currently around 9,000 unclaimed estates which the government are listing on their “Bona Vacantia” list. 401 of these have links to Surrey – their owners either died…

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Four Seasons Hampshire to host Brides To Be Afternoon Tea

October 13, 2018
Four Seasons Hampshire to host Brides To Be Afternoon Tea

Four Seasons Hampshire Hotel has teamed up with luxury bridal boutiques, Bridal Indulgence in Farnham and Tilly Mint in Fleet to create an afternoon of all things bridal. Held at the plush five star hotel in Dogmersfield, the Brides To Be Afternoon Tea will take place on Sunday November 11. Kicking off at 1.30pm the…

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Police looking for Epsom teenager in relation to ‘a number of burglaries and robberies’

October 12, 2018

Surrey Police would like to speak to a teenager from Epsom in relation to a number of burglaries and robberies in the area. Officers are currently investigating a number of offences and would like to talk to the teen, who they believe may be able to help with investigations. Clifford Summers is described as: White…

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Burglar involved in Guildford raid where homeowner was pepper-sprayed will not have jail sentence cut

October 12, 2018

A 24-year-old jailed for a high-value Guildford house burglary has had his appeal dismissed. Troy Whitwell, of Newenham Road, Bookham , was one of three men who targeted a prestige home in Edgeborough Road on April 13, 2016, London’s Appeal Court heard. He was sentenced to six years and nine months in prison at Kingston…

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Police hunting wanted Horley man found guilty of affray and possession of an offensive weapon

October 12, 2018

Surrey Police are appealing for help in locating a wanted man from Horley . Joshua Parsons, 24, failed to attend Staines Magistrates Court on Wednesday July 11, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. In his absence, the 24-year-old was found guilty of affray and possession of an offensive weapon. Police are now…

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Police issue warning to parents as Fortnite scammers target children

October 12, 2018

Police are warning parents after numerous reports of fraudsters targeting children playing Fortnite. The scammers are luring players of the popular computer game into handing over personal information and money in exchange for free or discounted “V-bucks” – a virtual currency used in the game. One of the main ways in which scammers have targeted…

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Papa John’s could replace vacant Boots store in Sunbury

October 12, 2018

A takeaway pizza outlet Papa John’s could be coming to Sunbury under plans submitted by developers to Spelthorne Borough Council . The company, which has more than 300 outlets in the UK, is hoping to convert the vacant former Boots store in The Parade, Staines Road West into its latest store. As part of this,…

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Surrey set for weekend temperatures higher than Sicily

October 12, 2018

What, you thought because it was October you were going to shiver your socks off until next summer? Well think again. Despite weather warnings across the entire western side of the country, Surrey is set for some warm weather this weekend. A lot warmer than we are used to seeing in October. According to Statista,…

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Female pedestrian hospitalised with ‘serious injuries’ following collision with van in Esher

October 12, 2018

A female pedestrian has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after she was involved in a collision with a van on Thursday (October 11) evening. The collision between the woman and the black Volkswagen Transporter van, occurred around 7.10pm in Lammas Lane (A224) in Esher . Surrey Police is now appealing for anyone who…

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Second man arrested on suspicion of taking indecent images of children in Guildford area

October 12, 2018

A second man has been arrested following a number of reports of a man taking photos of children in Guildford . Thursday’s (October 11) arrest follows the arrest of a 38-year-old man, from Woking, who was arrested on Sunday (October 7) on suspicion of taking indecent images of a child. Surrey Police says the second…

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The Light Cinema in Addlestone opens its doors to the public

October 12, 2018

Have special look at Surrey's newest cinema Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2Pv9ySg Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Chobham wildlife photographer ‘forced to go elsewhere’ and take pictures due to parking charges

October 12, 2018

A keen wildlife photographer has been “forced to go elsewhere” to take his photographs due to the parking charges introduced at Chobham Common. The parking charges were introduced at commons across Surrey in July and require visitor to pay £1.30 per hour. Chris Fell says he used to visit the common at least five times…

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The Light Cinema in Addlestone opens its doors to the public

October 12, 2018

A new luxury six screen cinema has opened it’s doors to the public in Addlestone , showcasing all of the latest blockbusters. The Light Cinema, which is located in the new Addlestone One development , officially opened to the public for the first time on Friday (October 5). The cinema had hosted a preview open…

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This is what Guildford’s new Walnut Bridge will look like

October 12, 2018

A new image of the approved plans to replace Walnut Bridge in Guildford has been released. Guildford Borough Council‘s planning application for the new bridge was approved at the Planning Committee meeting on Wednesday night (October 10). Following the Planning Inspector’s decision on the station redevelopment earlier this year, the Council took the opportunity to…

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Patisserie Valerie shops could close as finance director is arrested amid financial crisis

October 12, 2018

Patisserie Valerie could close as soon as Friday (October 12) as the cake and cafe chain slips further into turmoil and a company director is arrested. Patisserie Holdings, the company that owns the chain issued a stock market update on Thursday (October 11) saying that it will cease trading without an “immediate” cash injection after…

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Health body refuse to say where Salmonella cases are but blame ‘high protein’ egg-white product

October 12, 2018

An outbreak of Salmonella is affecting people who consumed a liquid egg white product but Public Health England (PHE) will not say where in the country. In September, Dr Zak’s Barn Farmed Liquid Egg White was recalled by the Food Standards Agency after salmonella was found in the product. Consumers were urged not to eat…

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Fallen cables close road for more than two hours after car hits telegraph pole

October 12, 2018

A road in Englefield Green was closed for more than two hours on Friday morning (October 12) after a car collided with a telegraph pole, knocking down cables in the process. The A30 London Road was closed from just after 6am to around 8.30am while emergency services and engineers dealt with the downed cables. The…

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Man hospitalised with ‘serious injuries’ following two vehicle crash in Guildford

October 12, 2018

A man has been taken to hospital with “serious injuries” following a two vehicle crash in Guildford . The incident took place in Aldershot Road near the junction with Rydes Hill Road at around 6.55pm on Thursday evening (October 11). The collision involved a silver Toyota Rav 4 and a green Suzuki Jimny, and led…

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Claim Tandridge council misled people over plan to expand or relocate Smallfield’s Burstow Primary School

October 12, 2018

Tandridge District Council has been accused of misleading residents over plans to expand Burstow Primary School, or move it from its current “dangerous” location in Smallfield. The authority’s draft local plan, which outlines where new developments should be built in the future, was published in June. To the surprise of some, a fact sheet to…

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World’s largest car park should be built at Heathrow before third runway, say councillors

October 12, 2018

What would be the largest car park in the world needs to be built at Heathrow before the third runway opens, say councillors. Representatives across all political parties have pledged to do all they can to get assurances from central government that car parks and railway lines will be in place before the third runway…

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Farmers and landowners ‘hit hard’ by traveller clean up costs, says CLA

October 12, 2018
Farmers and landowners ‘hit hard’ by traveller clean up costs, says CLA

Farmers and landowners are among those suffering a financial burden for clean up costs following traveller encampments, the CLA has said. The Country Land and Business Association, which represents around 5,000 members, argues that costs as a result of unauthorised encampments are impacting not just local councils, but “innocent farmers” too. In a statement, CLA…

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Boy, 10, was not given school place more than a month after term started

October 12, 2018

A 10-year-old Burpham boy has missed more than a month of school as he had not been given a school place. Mother Susan Fong, 43, a masters student at Coventry University, said she was at her “wit’s end” and has had to put her Career Guidance degree on hold due to having to run around…

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