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2 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser

Investigation into cause of fire in Horley fireworks shop

Fire investigators were on the scene after a blaze broke out at an off-licence and post office selling fireworks Firefighters could only stand and watch as they waited for fireworks to finish exploding at a shop fire in Horley .

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7 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser

'Vicious unprovoked attack' on woman in broad daylight

A woman was kicked and beaten before having her head smashed against the pavement during a daylight attack in Ashford .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

This is Local London

WW1 Blast From the Past: "There was resistance all round to the Land Army"

In 2012, the Epsom Guardian ran a popular series of articles, Blast From The Past, which dug into the fascinating objects of yesteryear that can be found in Bourne Hall's archives.

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This is Local London

Reenactors to cycle and march from battlefield in Belgium to commemorate Great War

Men in First World War kit will cycle and march from a Belgian battlefield to mark the 100th anniversary of military action.

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Fleet News and Mail

The Marchioness disaster - 25 years on

The 1989 tragedy on the River Thames claimed 51 lives and affected countless others.

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Surrey Advertiser

Surrey man arrested as part of university mobile phone scam

The Metropolitan Police has released details of a wide-ranging investigation into a mobile phone scam in the south east A man from Surrey has been arrested as part of a Met Police crackdown on a pernicious scam designed to dupe unsuspecting students out of hundreds of pounds.

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Surrey Advertiser

How councils have tried to battle the dog poo problem

Councils across Surrey have tried a number of different methods to solve the problem of dog mess over the years with some ideas more unusual than others The authority's hard-hitting approach has seen its No Messin' poster spread like wild-fire online.

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Surrey Advertiser

Surrey beauty spots named in England's top 'simple pleasures' for families

Blackberry picking on Box Hill, getting lost in Hampton Court Palace's maze and deer-spotting at Richmond Park make it into the top 25 greatest simple pleasures Nothing beats the simple things in life, so Visit England have put together a list of England's greatest simple pleasures.

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Surrey Advertiser

Appeal hearing into councillor's assault conviction and sentence

Cllr Asif Ayub's appeal, into his sentence and conviction of five counts of assaulting his former girlfriend, is due to be heard An appeal into the sentence and conviction of Spelthorne borough councillor Asif Ayub will be heard at Isleworth Crown Court.

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Fleet News and Mail

Man in court charged with voyeurism, assault and harassment

Michael Brooks, 47, appeared in court charged with two counts of voyeurism, common assault and harassment and has been remanded in custody Michael Brooks, 47, of West Heath Road, has been charged with two counts of voyeurism, one of common assault and one of harassment.

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This is Local London

Fathers 4 Justice campaigner unfurls banner on justice secretary Chris Grayling's roof

A Fathers 4 Justice campaigner set up camp and unfurled a banner on top of Justice Secretary Chris Grayling's home last night.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

This is Local London

'Epsom should merge with a London borough like Sutton', says councillor

Epsom and Ewell should become part of London and merge with another borough like Sutton, according to one of the market town's councillors.

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This is Local London

A multi-million pound regeneration project has breathed new life into two retail areas.

Small businesses in North Cheam and Worcester Park will benefit from the makeover, which has enhanced their shop fronts, widened paths, and introduced new trees and benches.

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Surrey Advertiser

Elderly man struck by train suffers serious head injuries

The 78-year-old is believed to have been hit by the train while crossing the railway near to Upper Halliford station on Saturday .

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Surrey Advertiser

Search to identify World War One soldiers continues

Chef Jack Stein - son of Rick Stein - has already planned what he will be cooking at Woking Food and Drink Festival next month The mystery of five unnamed soldiers, believed to be from Surrey, has been handed down generations from an Addlestone school teacher to her great-niece.

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Surrey Advertiser

Ten-year-old arrested in connection with South Holmwood barn fire

As we count down to Surrey's appearance in the finals of this year's blast, we look back at the Surrey side which won the first T20 tournament 11 years ago Get Surrey and Get Hampshire's friends on social media have sent in some amazing pictures of Sunday night's supermoon A 10-year-old boy has been arrested and another child has been questioned ... (more)

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Richmond and Twickenham Times

10 of the best: Tim Vine tops festival jokes - which makes you laugh the most?

A wisecrack about a vacuum cleaner has won Tim Vine an award for the "funniest joke" of the Edinburgh Fringe for a second time.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Train fares will rise ahead of inflation for another year, the government has announced.

It will mean an extra A 6.11 on a monthly season ticket from Surbiton or Chessington South to London Waterloo.

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The Argus

Man who set himself on fire jailed

Rosario Cernera, 47, of no fixed address, doused himself in liquid and set himself alight in Hove Street, Hove, on May 6. After he was discharged from a specialist burns unit at Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead on August 11 he appeared at Brighton Magistrates' Court on August 12 for breaching a restraining order.

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The Argus

Fun without the headache

Organiser Huw Wyn hopes revellers at Into The Wild festival in Cowden, near East Grinstead, this month will get into the festival spirit without downing the hard stuff.

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