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Best places to see spring flowers in Surrey, Kent, Essex and Cambridge
Tulips are blooming, blossom is spreading over bare branches and bluebells are laying a carpet of colour - don't miss out!
With the warm weather spring is undoubtedly here. It began with snowdrops but alongside them the crocuses and daffodils have been adding splashes of colour. Now tulips are starting to bloom, blossom is spreading over the bare branches of trees and bluebells are beginning to lay a carpet of colour. As winter is put behind us and the weather gets even warmer Deborah Morris discovers some of the best places... more
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Changes to Surrey Fire and Rescue Service are not 'politician-led' councillor assures
The plans proposed include changes to night-time cover at fire stations across Surrey
A councillor has taken steps to reassure residents over proposed changes to Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS). Surrey County Council is currently consulting on a transformation of the fire service which will affect night-time cover across the county. But this week deputy leader Cllr Colin Kemp issued a statement of facts for residents after being approached by a number of people with concerns over the changes. In the statement... more
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Williams 'will recharge batteries' after stepping down as Chipstead boss
Assistant and coach take over after manager Williams quit due to increased work and family commitments
Antony Williams is ready to re-charge his batteries after stepping down as boss of Isthmian League South Central Division outfit Chipstead – the club having unexpectedly handed the reins to his assistant manager and coach, writes Clive Youlton. The amiable recruitment manager, who chalked up more than 200 games for the club as a player before returning as boss three years ago, cited increased work commitments and a need to... more
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Stanwell and Shepperton fires show service is 'on its knees' and cannot be stretched further
Two incidents in a number of hours decimated the county's resources
Two large house fires within a matter of hours left Surrey's fire service "on its knees" with stretched resources. With more changes planned, events on Sunday (April 14) serve as a stark reminder that crews and stations need to remain as equipped as possible. Staines fire station took to Facebook to describe the service as "on its knees" while attempting to attend two incidents in Shepperton and Stanwell. Not only... more
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Surrey set to be hotter than Majorca and Lisbon over Easter weekend
Temperatures are expected to reach 21°C in some parts of Surrey
Surrey is set to welcome hot weather this Easter weekend with temperatures forecast to exceed some of Europe's top holiday destinations Temperatures are expected to reach 21°C in Staines on Saturday (April 20), hotter Lisbon, Nice and Majorca to name a few. Guildford , Redhill and Epsom , meanwhile, are forecast to reach highs of 20°C over the weekend. The Met Office’s forecast for Surrey says Easter is “likely to... more
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Vandalism and theft at Surrey railway stations caused 30 hours of delays in 12 months
Dorking, Staines and Guildford are among the stations where incidents occurred that caused the most delays
Vandals and thieves at railway stations in Surrey were responsible for more than 30 hours of train delays in a 12-month period. Analysis of Network Rail data shows there were 317 delays that were due to vandalism or theft at Surrey stations in the 12 months to June 23, 2018. In total, they equated to approximately 31 hours of wasted train time. That's only looking at delays caused by incidents at... more
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M25 slip roads to be closed for roadworks with diversions planned
Junction 9 (Leatherhead), Junction 11 (Chertsey) and Junction 15 (M4) will be impacted
Four slip roads both onto and off of the M25 in Surrey will be subject to overnight closures while roadworks take place. Junction 9 ( Leatherhead ) and Junction 11 ( Chertsey ) will both be impacted from Monday evening (April 15) due to carriageway surfacing and maintenance. In addition, the clockwise link road to the M4 eastbound at Junction 15 will be closed between 10pm on Monday (April 15)... more
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Surrey Local Elections 2019: Full list of candidates and when vote is happening
Elections for seats on borough and district councils are taking place
With less than three weeks to go until the Local Elections 2019 , the candidates in each area have now been finalised. Expect to see leaflets dropping through your door, banners on bus stops and rosettes of all colours on the chests of clipboard-wielding canvassers. Surrey's 11 district and borough councils will see elections next month and there could be some changes of administration, with some held by the thinnest... more
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Blood on Staines street after man stabbed during three-person brawl
Two men and a woman were taken to hospital and treated for their injuries before being arrested, Surrey Police says
Blood was pictured on a street in Staines after a man was stabbed in a fight involving two men and a woman. Surrey Police says officers responded to reports of a disturbance in Berryscroft Road and arrived to a "fight in progress" at around 11.40pm on Monday night (April 8). Blood was still visible at the scene, which is near Buckland Primary School, on Tuesday afternoon (April 9). A police... more
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Aldershot woman, 21, jailed for threatening to kill herself
Alison Kemp was jailed for eight weeks for making the threats and for 20 weeks for activating various suspended sentences
A young woman has been jailed for threatening to kill herself. Alison Kemp was issued with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) on February 15 which banned her from making any verbal or non-verbal threats to harm herself in England or Wales. The CBO - which replaced the more widely-known ASBO in 2014 -was imposed by Guildford Magistrates’ Court following a request by Surrey Police. The force asked for the order... more
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