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Surrey Police officer who leaked Milly Dowler information sent to jail

This Is Local London:

4:33pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A former police officer who leaked information from the investigation into the murder of Milly Dowler has been jailed for 18 months.

Elmbridge's best talent needed for big stage opportunity

This Is Local London:

4:40am Thursday 2nd April 2015

Talented performers are required for two community events this summer.

Entrepreneur gets business back in the black, and lands on awards shortlist

This Is Local London:

4:50am Thursday 2nd April 2015

A young entrepreneur who took over a "sinking ship" company has turned it around and is a finalist in a county-wide business award.

Revenge murderer Viktoras Bruzas sentenced to minimum of 33 years behind bars

This Is Local London:

10:31am Wednesday 1st April 2015

A Lithuanian builder has admitted the double murder of a married couple in revenge for the break up of his relationship.

Sir Sydney Camm's home closer to the bulldozers

This Is Local London:

5:10am Thursday 2nd April 2015

The home of the "man who saved Britain" is in peril, with developers one step closer to demolition.

Hersham shelter closes its doors, after keeping 28 people from homelessness

This Is Local London:

4:50am Wednesday 1st April 2015

A project has provided 28 homeless people with a bed for the night since opening in January.

Big cigarette haul for wall-smashing thieves

This Is Local London:

5:00am Wednesday 1st April 2015

A wall proved little barrier to thieves who stole cigarettes worth thousands from a petrol station in Cobham.

Lost dog lands owner with £40 fine after being found with no collar or tags

This Is Local London:

5:10am Tuesday 31st March 2015

A lost dog with no collar has been returned to his owner, with a £40 fine to boot.

Seventeen arrests after "illegal immigrants" flee lorry at Cobham services

This Is Local London: Popular with some: The M25 services at Cobham

5:30am Tuesday 31st March 2015

Fourteen alleged illegal immigrants were taken into custody after running from the back of a lorry at Cobham services.

Dance floor full for mayor's ball at Sandown Park

This Is Local London:

4:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

The mayor hosted a charity ball at Sandown Park to raise funds for his chosen charity, Home-Start Elmbridge.

Stock up on meds to stay away from A&E this Easter

This Is Local London:

5:00am Tuesday 31st March 2015

Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals is warning people to keep prescription medication well stocked over the bank holiday weekend to avoid visiting accident and emergency.

Woman, 82, cut from car after Esher Green collision

This Is Local London:

2:27pm Monday 30th March 2015

An 82-year-old woman was cut from her car after becoming trapped.

Manby Lodge Infant School to add 90 places

This Is Local London:

9:22am Monday 30th March 2015

A school in Weybridge is expanding by 90 more places.

Oasis Children's Centre gets £1.3k from Elmbridge Community Fund

This Is Local London: Pleased: Dominic Raab welcomed the news

5:00am Sunday 29th March 2015

A children's centre with hopes for a larger nursery was the first to receive funding from the council.

Andy Murray tweets Reed's School win at World Schools Tennis Championships

This Is Local London: Andy Murray of Britain, celebrates his victory after defeating Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria after their third round match at the ATP World Tour Masters tennis tournament at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.  (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

4:50am Sunday 29th March 2015

A team from Reed's School got the nod from Andy Murray after winning the World Schools Tennis Championships in Qatar.

Travel Smart project wins Surrey an honourable mention

This Is Local London: BACK TO SAUCE: Loyd Grossman visits St George’s Church, Portland

4:00am Sunday 29th March 2015

Surrey County Council has been given an honourable mention for sustainable travel and transport.

Record shop owner plans to fight Royal Mail development

This Is Local London:

4:55pm Friday 27th March 2015

A man who has run a record shop for 42 years intends to fight the Royal Mail plans that could shut it down.

Teen director gets ACS Cobham kids singing, dancing and acting

This Is Local London:

5:00am Saturday 28th March 2015

A 13-year-old director took charge of a play at ACS Cobham School.

Missing teenager returns to Cobham home safe and well

This Is Local London:

10:09am Friday 27th March 2015

A missing teenage girl who had not been seen since Monday has returned home.

Concerns for Cobham teen missing from home since Monday

This Is Local London:

9:54am Friday 27th March 2015

A vulnerable 15-year-old has been missing from her home in Cobham since Monday.

Community project celebrates role of Walton hospital in First World War

This Is Local London:

6:00am Friday 27th March 2015

A project to commemorate the opening of a New Zealand hospital will weave together a lasting legacy of the soldiers treated there.

Pupil fails to secure place at nearest secondary school despite living less than a mile away

This Is Local London:

5:30am Friday 27th March 2015

Parents living less than a mile from their nearest school have been denied a place for their son after admission criteria shifts.

Unanimous opposition to Wisley Airfield greenbelt plans

This Is Local London:

5:40am Friday 27th March 2015

Elmbridge Council will object against plans for a major development on greenbelt land just over Cobham's borders.

Walton milkman delivers last pints after 20 years

This Is Local London:

5:00am Friday 27th March 2015

A milkman from Walton is delivering his last bottle of milk after a career of 20 years.

Hotelier shot dead in St Lucia had received death threats, inquest hears

This Is Local London:

12:54pm Thursday 26th March 2015

The mother of a British hotelier found dead in a torched car in St Lucia two days before he was due to visit England hopes "whoever’s behind it will be properly dealt with".

Inquest into British hotelier thought to have been killed by hitman in St Lucia begins today

This Is Local London:

8:00am Thursday 26th March 2015

Oliver Gobat's body was found burnt in the passenger seat of his Range Rover in the Cap Estate on the north-East tip of the island. He had been shot twice in the head.

Nursery could be left homeless as part of development plans on Molesey Football Club site

This Is Local London:

5:00am Thursday 26th March 2015

A family-run nursery could be left homeless after a developer transforms Molesey Football Club and puts a 100-place rival next door.

Which speed camera in Elmbridge caught the most motorists?

This Is Local London:

6:00am Thursday 26th March 2015

A new report has revealed that speed cameras caught 7,068 people at four fixed points in Elmbridge in 2012, but which one raised £200k in fines?

Shock and sirens around Hersham and Weybridge after multiple police incidents

This Is Local London: FEARS: A police helicopter flies above Durham Tees Valley Airport.

11:14am Wednesday 25th March 2015

Sirens filled the air and countless sightings of police cars were reported by people in the Hersham and Weybridge area for much of yesterday.

UPDATED: Police investigating sudden death of Hersham man

This Is Local London:

9:45am Wednesday 25th March 2015

Emergency services were called to Assher Road at about 10am yesterday morning to reports of a sudden death.

Neighbours' prayers answered over Bangladeshi association clubhouse

This Is Local London:

9:58am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A group of Bangladeshi Muslims have been denied an appeal to use their community meeting room as a clubroom, following complaints it was used as a prayer room.

Life-saving defibrillators fitted to all Surrey fire engines

This Is Local London:

9:51am Tuesday 24th March 2015

Every fire engine in Surrey has been fitted with a defibrillator in an attempt to save more lives.

Brooklands Hotel proves a cracking place to work

This Is Local London: Weybridge's Brooklands Hotel Scoops 25th Place In The Sunday Times’ Top 100

1:40am Sunday 22nd March 2015

A hotel on the site of the historic race track in Weybridge has achieved 25th place in the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For.

Drainage works close Heath Road, Weybridge

This Is Local London: Diversions in place while roads are resurfaced

2:00am Sunday 22nd March 2015

Emergency drainage works by Surrey County Council will close Heath Road until next week.

May byelection for Weybridge county councillor's seat

This Is Local London: Standing: Christian Mahne

2:00am Monday 23rd March 2015

The Weybridge county councillor has resigned, forcing a byelection in May.

Elmbridge Food Festival to serve up more treats this year

This Is Local London:

3:00am Sunday 22nd March 2015

Following the success of the borough's first food festival, tastebuds have started tingling for this year's.

Councillors battle for wards as boundaries get a reshuffle

This Is Local London: Pleased: Councillor Rachael Lake

3:00am Monday 23rd March 2015

Councillors nailed their colours to the mast during an emotive debate on new ward boundaries that would see areas reduced from 22 wards to 16.

Playground re-opens after travellers leave rubbish to the foxes

This Is Local London: File photo dated 04/11/2007 of a Fox at the British Wildlife Centre (please note picture taken in captivity). Controlling predators such as foxes, crows, stoats and weasels allows ground-nesting birds to thrive, new research revealed today. PRESS ASSOCIAT

9:38am Friday 20th March 2015

A children's playground closed down after a group of travellers spent more than a week there has now re-opened.

Rydens school redevelopment wins thumbs up but homes still cause concern

This Is Local London:

9:23am Friday 20th March 2015

Parents praised the new school buildings planned to revamp Rydens Enterprise School.

Facebook not the place to report crime say police after Tesco Express child-snatch scare

This Is Local London:

9:52am Thursday 19th March 2015

Social media gave parents a scare after it was reported an eight or nine-year-old boy was the victim of an attempted snatch in a Tesco Express.

Christmas Day drink-driver sorry for act of "pure stupidity"

This Is Local London: Hereford Magistrates Court

9:47am Thursday 19th March 2015

An unlicensed driver with more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his blood drove his brother’s BMW in Portsmouth Road, Thames Ditton, on Christmas Day, Wimbledon Magistrates' Court heard on Tuesday.

Running man sought by police after bungled burglary in Thames Ditton

This Is Local London:

1:40am Wednesday 18th March 2015

A would-be burglar was scared off before stealing anything in Thames Ditton earlier this month.

Kit Kardashian: The homeless cat with a large derriere hoping to break the internet

This Is Local London:

2:00am Wednesday 18th March 2015

A homeless cat with a large derriere is searching for a new home under the nickname Kit Kardashian.

New man at the helm for ACS Cobham's arts centre

This Is Local London:

1:00am Tuesday 17th March 2015

A new man has been appointed to manage ACS Cobham's 509-seat arts centre, which opened last September.

Esher cyclist back in saddle for Fern Britton's latest challenge

This Is Local London:

2:00am Tuesday 17th March 2015

The former editor of This Morning joins TV presenter Fern Britton for her latest cycling challenge.

Cause of St George's College Junior School fire still unknown but "not suspicious"

This Is Local London:

4:16pm Monday 16th March 2015

The cause of a fire following an explosion which ripped through a school construction site and forced children to flee their classrooms is still unknown.

Surrey County Council and Arts Council England chip in £400k for Brooklands Museum

This Is Local London:

1:20am Tuesday 17th March 2015

Last month it received almost £5m, and now Brooklands Museum has been awarded two grants of £225,000 and £200,000 to restore the world's first purpose-built motor racing track and aircraft factory to its former glory.

Police appeal for owner of dog that killed sheep in Hersham

This Is Local London:

2:35pm Monday 16th March 2015

Police are looking for the owner of a dog that attacked a sheep while walking in a field.

"Brazen" knife attack sees robbers make off with £15

This Is Local London:

11:23am Monday 16th March 2015

Two men threatened shop workers with a knife and demanded cash before making off with £15.

Mother furious after bins go uncollected for a fortnight

This Is Local London:

2:00am Monday 16th March 2015

A mother is at the end of her tether after her bins were not collected for more than two weeks.

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