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Warning to elderly after conman gets £5k by pretending to be police

This Is Local London: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

6:11pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

Thousands of pounds have been taken from elderly and vulnerable people duped out of the cash by calls from someone purporting to be a police office.

Pupils' letters inspire visit from Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

This Is Local London:

2:00am Wednesday 28th January 2015

The Foreign Secretary asked to visit pupils at St George's Junior School after reading copies of letters written to David Cameron discussing issues facing the world.

Find help to access thousands in grants with Elmbridge Council drop-in sessions

This Is Local London: Leader: John O'Reilly

2:00am Tuesday 27th January 2015

Businesses can stop by for a session on grant applications at the civic centre.

Crowdfunding helps community group pass 2.5k garden target

This Is Local London:

2:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

A community group’s fruit and vegetable garden will be blooming wonderfully after donations flooded in.

Elmbridge Community Fund raises £13k for good causes

This Is Local London:

2:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

A new community fund launched to encourage philanthropic giving has already raised more than £13,000.

Surrey primary place applications rise by an entire school in one year

This Is Local London:

3:00am Monday 26th January 2015

Enough extra applications for primary school places were received to fill a whole new school this year.

Surge in violent crime mars Elmbridge figures

This Is Local London: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

3:00am Monday 26th January 2015

Violent crime rose dramatically in a year, with overall crime in Elmbridge up by 8.8 per cent.

Reward of £500 offered in hunt for fly-tippers

This Is Local London:

2:00am Monday 26th January 2015

An appeal has been issued for two men linked to the fly-tipping of carpets in Walton, and the vehicle used.

St George's College alum returns to talk Baftas

This Is Local London:

2:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

A former student visited St George's College to discuss the Bafta-winning film he worked on.

Television success for Weybridge salon director

This Is Local London:

3:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

The salon director of a Weybridge hairdresser is featuring in an ITV programme.

Brooklands College's Princes Trust team get a £200 bonus for fine work

This Is Local London:

2:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

A community project team has been awarded a £200 bonus for their work.

Surrey Police arrest man on suspicion of criminal damage and assault

This Is Local London: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

10:34am Friday 23rd January 2015

A man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and assault in West Molesey last night.

Elmbridge Community Link getting people with disabilities into sport

This Is Local London:

1:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

A new sports session for young people with learning disabilities has been launched.

Thousand new homes to be built after group raises £250m through bonds

This Is Local London:

2:00am Friday 23rd January 2015

Paragon Community Housing Group has raised £250m to build 1,000 new houses in Surrey and south-west London, despite its lowest rate of interest for investors.

Fraudster told to repay thousands in ill-gotten housing benefits

This Is Local London: JAILED: David Young, 23, used his ex-girlfriend's accounts to buy himself takeaway food, mobile phone top-ups and accessories, and shoes and clothing.

2:00am Friday 23rd January 2015

A benefit fraudster who claimed thousands she was not entitled to has been order to repay all her ill-gotten gains.

Motorists be warned: M25 speed cameras on Surrey stretch now active

This Is Local London: speed cameras on the m25

1:10pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

Speed cameras on the Surrey stretch of the M25 are now active, having never been switched on since their installation in 2009.

UPDATE: Lucky escape for mum hit by lorry walking her children to school

This Is Local London:

9:44am Thursday 22nd January 2015

A lorry is reported to have hit a pedestrian in Weybridge this morning, but caused only minor injuries.

Broken down lorry blocking lane of A3 southbound

This Is Local London:

9:32am Thursday 22nd January 2015

Traffic delays were expected to build as far back as Esher

Flower bikes return for Rugby World Cup 2015

This Is Local London:

2:00am Thursday 22nd January 2015

Firm favourites during the Olympics and Commonwealth Games last year, the flower bikes will be making a comeback for the Rugby World Cup.

Slow going on the M25 after lorry breaks down by Cobham services

This Is Local London:

4:54pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

Two lanes of the M25 clockwise were closed after a broken down lorry blocked one lane of the exit slip road for Cobham services.

Businesses asked to contribute to £300m flood defence scheme

This Is Local London:

3:00am Thursday 22nd January 2015

Businesses, utility companies and local enterprise partnerships will be asked to make up the rest of the £300m River Thames defence scheme announced at the end of last year.

Thousands of pounds worth of goods stolen in Walton burglary

This Is Local London:

2:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

Burglars stole £3,000 worth of items after breaking in through patio doors.

Hamper surprise for staff at stretched St Peter's A&E

This Is Local London:

3:10am Wednesday 21st January 2015

After an extremely busy few weeks and declaring a major incident, staff at St Peter's Hospital's accident and emergency department were surprised by a gift of two hampers.

Surrey Police warn people to watch out for fake knives

This Is Local London: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

2:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A man has approached women to attempt to sell fake knives and kitchenware.

Southbound A3 cleared after earlier accident

This Is Local London: A3 traffic alert

5:30pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

One lane was blocked after a three vehicle crash on the southbound A3.

Concerns for missing vulnerable teenager last seen in Kingston

This Is Local London:

5:16pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

Surrey Police said it is growing increasingly concerned for the safety of a missing vulnerable teenage girl.

Many thanks for thousands of Christmas shoeboxes

This Is Local London:

3:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A national charity has thanked people for their support in collecting thousands of gift-filled shoeboxes which were then distributed to children around the world.

Security team responded to hundreds of calls in Elmbridge last year

This Is Local London:

2:00am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Elmbridge's security and patrol team responded to 1,977 reports of abandoned vehicles, criminal damage and vandalism between January and September last year.

Ashford and St Peter's downgrades from major incident

This Is Local London:

5:40pm Friday 9th January 2015

After almost a week of major incident status for Ashford and St Peter’s hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the situation has been downgraded to business continuity/internal incident status.

Parts of A3 closed for second night in a row

This Is Local London:

5:22pm Friday 9th January 2015

A multi-vehicle crash has closed two lanes of the London-bound A3.

Appeal launched after woman loses worldly possessions in fire

This Is Local London: Surrey Fire and Rescue Service has proposed to remove a fire engine from Epsom

3:00am Monday 12th January 2015

A woman lost almost all her belongings when she was called away from work to find her house had been filling with smoke for six hours with her dog inside.

Petition calls for resignation of Spelthorne Council leader

This Is Local London:

2:00am Monday 12th January 2015

A petition is calling for the leader of Spelthorne Council to resign after he was accused of laughing at the parents of a seven-year-old boy who died during flooding last year.

Items stolen from car in Esher High Street

This Is Local London: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

3:00am Saturday 10th January 2015

The rear window of a car smashed and designer items stolen.

A3 London-bound accident cleared, delays may continue

This Is Local London:

5:21pm Thursday 8th January 2015

Police closed one side of the A3 while accident recovery took place this evening.

Flood alert for River Mole in Stoke D'Abernon, Cobham and Hersham

This Is Local London:

5:02pm Thursday 8th January 2015

A flood alert has been issued for the River Mole and its tributaries from Kinnersley Manor to South Hersham, including Stoke D'Abernon and Cobham.

Community fund open for bids

This Is Local London:

2:00am Friday 9th January 2015

Projects can bid for money via the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), after the latest round of funding opened.

Flowerbed designs evoke spirit of Rugby World Cup

This Is Local London:

1:20am Thursday 8th January 2015

Looking ahead to the Rugby World Cup, children were asked to come up with a flowerbed design to reflect the true spirit of the competition.

Thousands attend record-breaking New Year's Day festival at Brooklands Museum

This Is Local London:

2:00am Thursday 8th January 2015

More than 5,000 people made the annual trip to the place where British motorsport and aviation began, bringing 1,240 classic vehicles with them.

More people arrested as Surrey Police drink and drug-driving crackdown closes

This Is Local London: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

2:10am Thursday 8th January 2015

More than 100 people were arrested in the winter crackdown on drink and drug-driving.

World War One remembrance project gets £460k grant

This Is Local London:

2:00am Thursday 8th January 2015

A project to forever remember the experiences of those on the front line and at home during World War One has won a grant of about £460,000.

Pressure still on as situation improves at Ashford and St Peter's

This Is Local London:

10:37am Wednesday 7th January 2015

After declaring a major incident likely to last until at least the end of today, services are still under severe pressure but the situation is improving for Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Formal request for tests of lakes after death of Zane Gbangbola, 7

This Is Local London: Monoxide poisoning: Zane Gbangbola

9:50am Wednesday 7th January 2015

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has called for urgent tests of a lake, following a seven-year-old boy's death.

TV in a Card making mark on FTSE 100

This Is Local London:

3:00am Wednesday 7th January 2015

An idea that hatched over a bottle of wine has transformed into a company with a hugely desirable client list.

Ashford and St Peter's emergency to last at least 24 hours

This Is Local London:

3:18pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has struggled to keep up with the demand this week, declaring a major incident that is likely to last for at least the next 24 hours and warning people to stay away from accident and emergency unless it is a real emergency.

Woman hospitalised after being hit by car in Walton

This Is Local London: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

2:00am Tuesday 6th January 2015

A woman suffered facial injuries after being hit by a car.

Sing yourself slim with Rock Choir

This Is Local London:

2:00am Tuesday 6th January 2015

A slightly more off-the-wall resolution this year could be bursting into song.

Princess Alice Hospice setting up donation stations for Christmas de-clutter

This Is Local London:

2:00am Tuesday 6th January 2015

If you were lucky and received more gifts than you know what to do with this Christmas, or were given something you think someone else would appreciate more, re-gift unwanted presents to a charity.

Not-so-happy queue year for South West Trains customers

This Is Local London:

3:00am Tuesday 6th January 2015

Yesterday morning marked the moment much of the borough dragged themselves out of bed and back to work after the indulgence of the festive break. Many were disgruntled to find they were faced with queues to accompany the fare increase.

St Peter's warns people to stay away from A&E

This Is Local London:

12:33pm Monday 5th January 2015

People have been asked not to attend accident and emergency at St Peter’s Hospital today, due to severe pressure on services.

Priorities for Elmbridge in 2015 to be set out at January meeting

This Is Local London:

3:00am Monday 5th January 2015

Key initiatives and opportunities for the year ahead are to be set out at an annual talk.

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