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Pampering and music make the mayor's life a little easier

This Is Local London:

1:10am Thursday 27th November 2014

A spot of pampering and music was just the ticket for residents who joined the mayor for a community open day.

Charity thankful for food-saving fridge donation

This Is Local London:

1:20am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A business acted quickly to stop things turning sour for a mental health charity.

Worthless ring con sees two people duped out of money

This Is Local London:

3:00am Tuesday 25th November 2014

Two people have been scamming people out of cash in exchange for rings that turned out to be worthless.

Surrey Police step up the fight against terror

This Is Local London: POLICE INCIDENT: Police, including armed officers, deal with an incident on the A689 near to Wolviston services. Picture: TOM BANKS

11:16am Monday 24th November 2014

Surrey Police are supporting a national counter terrorism campaign this week.

Police efforts see burglaries fall by 16 per cent

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

2:00am Tuesday 25th November 2014

Burglaries fell by 16 per cent during the Bonfire Night and halloween season, after a joint campaign by various police forces.

Flooding presentation reveals record Mole intake

This Is Local London: 7,000 sandbags protect flood victims braced for rain tonight in Mole Valley

3:53pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Last winter saw the River Mole take in the highest percentage of rainfall in the south-east, causing devastation and damage for many households.

Elmbridge Council to decide on reduction in councillors

This Is Local London:

2:00am Saturday 22nd November 2014

The current number of borough councillors is under review, with many feeling it is “excessive”.

Walton win pan-Surrey walking football tournament

This Is Local London:

2:00am Saturday 22nd November 2014

More than 70 players took part in a county-wide walking football tournament.

Rydens application takes its first steps toward "much-needed" revamp

This Is Local London:

10:10am Friday 21st November 2014

Rydens Enterprise School has been given permission to create a new access point for a new access point at its new development, in what one council described as the most contentious planning issue in 35 years.

Beautiful borough pictures released to aid Princess Alice Hospice

This Is Local London:

3:00am Friday 21st November 2014

One hundred photos of the borough have been collated into a new book.

Light switch-ons heralding the start of Christmas

This Is Local London:

3:00am Friday 21st November 2014

Christmas is drawing closer and throughout the borough lights will be switched on, mulled wine supped and mince pies nibbled on.

Nursing team from Princess Alice Hospice enjoys final night at Nursing Times award

This Is Local London:

2:00am Thursday 20th November 2014

Princess Alice Hospice nurses have been recognised in this year's Nursing Times awards.

Shout! programme geared up for Christmas

This Is Local London:

2:10am Thursday 20th November 2014

Festive fun is in store for children, with a movie day and an arts and crafts workshop.

Brownies and Elmbridge Museum mark group's centenary

This Is Local London:

5:03pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A new exhibition has been created by young Brownies themselves, to celebrate 100 years of Brownie Guides.

Appeal after British Legion charity box stolen from Walton Wilkinson

This Is Local London:

3:00am Thursday 20th November 2014

A British Legion charity box has been stolen from a Walton store.

Murray and Henman serve up a surprise at Reed’s School in Cobham

This Is Local London:

11:06am Wednesday 19th November 2014

Two of Britain’s brightest tennis stars gave young hopefuls an evening to remember on court yesterday, at the unveiling of a refurbished indoor tennis centre.

Plenty of head scratching as Walton Charity submits third application for green space

This Is Local London:

2:40am Wednesday 19th November 2014

Walton Charity has submitted its third application in as many months to build offices on popular open space used by the community.

Councillors turn down electoral reform for Elmbridge

This Is Local London:

3:00am Wednesday 19th November 2014

Voters will have the same electoral system after the majority of Elmbridge Council went against the leader's wishes for reform.

Painshill's famous Crystal Grotto to get award in 2015

This Is Local London:

2:00am Wednesday 19th November 2014

The restoration of hundreds of thousands of crystals embedded on to the framework of an 18th century grotto has been rewarded.

A3 smash 'flips car around in middle lane'

This Is Local London: Traffic jam on the A3 near Kingston

1:10pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A multi-vehicle accident on the A3 left traffic queuing with delays.

Motorbike ends up under car in Oxshott crash

This Is Local London:

11:25am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A scooter ended up underneath a car as it pulled out of a junction, a witness has said.

Cranmere Primary School's expansion plans unveiled

This Is Local London:

9:07am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A new artist's impression of the revamped Cranmere Primary School has been released.

Cyclist hospitalised with severe head injuries after crash

This Is Local London: St George's Hospital

9:00am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A cyclist was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a car.

Surrey Police officers get dementia awareness training

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

8:57am Tuesday 18th November 2014

Police have been trained in how best to deal with someone with dementia.

Neighbours 'spooked' by Walton charity's security camera

This Is Local London:

5:00am Monday 17th November 2014

Residents are “spooked” by surveillance being carried out by a charity on land it wants to redevelop.

"Eyes on the Milky Way": transatlantic row to raise money for kids in poverty

This Is Local London:

4:00am Sunday 16th November 2014

An IT expert is taking on the mammoth challenge of rowing 3,000 miles from Gran Canaria to Barbados in 90 days.

Dad-of-two died after Kingston Hospital admits its staff were too slow to deal with severe bleed

This Is Local London: Kingston Hospital: Not in charge of transport

5:00am Saturday 15th November 2014

Gert Imig, 72, from Stevens Lane, Claygate, was taken to Kingston Hospital by ambulance after suffering from shortness of breath, on April 1, last year - an "exceptionally busy night"

Gas canister used to blow open newsagents cash machine near Claygate station

This Is Local London:

2:40pm Friday 14th November 2014

A witness said a vehicle 'roared off' after the explosion at Johnstons in Claygate early this morning

Fastest Santa ready to reclaim his title at Richmond Park fun run

This Is Local London:

2:00am Saturday 15th November 2014

Last year's quickest Santa is looking to defend his title at a fun run in aid of Princess Alice Hospice.

Green light for regeneration of New Covent Garden Market

This Is Local London:

2:52pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A huge £2bn redevelopment has been approved to completely change the country's biggest fruit, vegetable and flower market.

Mary Berry talks soggy bottoms at Epsom racecourse in aid of hospice charity

This Is Local London:

10:33am Thursday 13th November 2014

Mary Berry gave a talk to 400 women who came to hear about her career and the highs and lows of soggy bottoms.

Traffic accident near St George's College blocking road into Weybridge

This Is Local London:

4:50pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

An accident near St George’s College, Weybridge has partially blocked the A317 Woburn Hill.

Pensioner injured after early morning crash involving yellow van

This Is Local London:

9:28am Tuesday 11th November 2014

A serious accident has led to a 90-year-old man taken to hospital with head injuries.

Bravery awards for police officer who saved suicidal woman and passersby who tackled armed robber

This Is Local London:

4:00am Tuesday 11th November 2014

The robber pointed a gun at customers in a bookies but was floored in the street by brave members of the public

Brooklands College unveils new hair and beauty salon

This Is Local London:

2:00am Tuesday 11th November 2014

A dance star and the mayor of Elmbridge sampled treatments on offer at a new hair and beauty training salon.

Hersham Memorial Garden to become centenary field

This Is Local London:

3:00am Tuesday 11th November 2014

Hersham Memorial Garden is to be awarded the status of Centenary Field.

VIDEO AND PICTURES: College trumpeters pay their respects as Elmbridge remembers its war dead

This Is Local London:

2:45pm Monday 10th November 2014

Hundreds gathered at memorials and church services in Esher, Weybridge, Molesey and Cobham on Sunday to remember those who have fallen in conflicts all over the world.

Brother gives evidence to Al-Hilli inquest as coroner finds Claygate family "unlawfully killed" in French Alps

This Is Local London: Murdered: Saad Al-Hilli

12:20pm Monday 10th November 2014

A family from Claygate who died in the French alps more than two years ago, were today found to have been unlawfully killed.

Noise patrols win Elmbridge Council an award

This Is Local London:

3:00am Sunday 9th November 2014

An out of hours noise complaints service has landed Elmbridge Council an award.

Sentence reduction for woman whose Malibu mayhem grounded BA flight

This Is Local London: All change for the Malibu bottle

3:00am Monday 10th November 2014

A Cobham woman and her friend hid inside plane toilets, smoked, swore in front of children and were so aggressive towards the air crew they forced a New Year's Eve flight to make an emergency landing.

Dairy Crest sale puts 300 Esher jobs in jeopardy

This Is Local London:

3:00am Monday 10th November 2014

The future of 300 jobs at Esher's Dairy Crest operations is in doubt after it agreed to sell for about £80m in cash.

Two-week gun and ammo amnesty being run by Surrey Police

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

3:00am Sunday 9th November 2014

People can drop off firearms and ammunition during an amnesty being run by Surrey Police.

Double trouble with purse thefts at Weybridge Waitrose and Sainsbury's

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

3:00am Monday 10th November 2014

Two purses were stolen from handbags while the victims were shopping for groceries.

Two bears hugging inspires Cobham woman's children's book

This Is Local London:

3:00am Saturday 8th November 2014

Two bears hugging inspired the creation of a children's book that sends a message about how humans treat wild animals.

Kilimanjaro cricket match breaks Guinness World Record

This Is Local London:

3:00am Saturday 8th November 2014

Players stripped down to their whites, battled temperatures of -20 degrees and set a new world record for the highest ever cricket match atop of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Max Clifford loses his appeal against sex offences sentence

This Is Local London:

10:39am Friday 7th November 2014

Disgraced publicist and former Hersham resident Max Clifford has had an appeal against his sentence for sex offences rejected.

Remembrance Sunday: Find the services near you around Esher, Weybridge, Walton, Cobham and Molesey

This Is Local London:

10:05am Friday 7th November 2014

Throughout the country, people will on Sunday, November 9, pay tribute to those who have fought and died in conflicts around the world.

Rag week at Notre Dame school earns hundreds for charities

This Is Local London:

9:56am Friday 7th November 2014

Notre Dame school's first raising and giving (Rag) week was held the week before half term, to raise money for charity.

Santa fun run to raise money for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices

This Is Local London:

2:00am Thursday 6th November 2014

A print company has announced its support for a hospice charity, and gets things started with a festive fun run.

Procter and Gamble selects Shooting Star Chase for the year

This Is Local London:

2:00am Thursday 6th November 2014

Space for families to grieve will be increased after Procter and Gamble chose a charity that helps bereaved families cope with loss.


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