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Squire’s to donate 300 Silver Birch trees to the community

Squire’s Garden Centres has announced that they will donate 300 beautiful Silver Birch trees to local parks and green spaces. This is due to their ‘Love Where You Live’ campaign in September, where they pledged to donate 5p for every plant sold to go towards giving trees to the local …

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Harvest at Albury Vineyard

The harvest at Albury Vineyard started in earnest last Friday despite the heavy showers. It was time to enlist some volunteers, many of whom are wine club members or locals, who turn up every year to help with the harvest. This year is anticipated to be a good year, but …

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Local Rotary Club donates £7,500 to MND Association!

The East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association would like to thank all the members and supporters of Leatherhead Rotary Club who so generously supported them during the last Rotary year, which ran from 1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019. Altogether, a total of £7,500 was raised …

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Brand New 10km and 5km running race from Guildford’s iconic cobbled high street on 13 October!

2000 runners are expected to take part in the Guildford 10k – which raises money for local charity Harrison’s Fund. The event commences with a warm up led by Field of Fitness training studio. The Mayor and Town Crier will then officially start the historic town’s first closed-road running race. …

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An invitation to the Holly Lodge Refurbishment Grand Opening Party

I’m delighted to invite you to the Grand Unveiling Party of the beautifully refurbished Holly Lodge care home on Saturday 12th of October 2019, from 2pm until 4pm. Event:   Holly Lodge Refurbishment Grand Opening When: Saturday 12th October 2019, from 2 pm until 4 pm Where: Holly Lodge, St …

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Leading housebuilder Latimer, has reached a major milestone at its Water Meadow Place development, in Elstead Surrey, with the launch of its show home.    Situated on the banks of the River Wey in the Surrey Hills AONB, the boutique development of 69 homes, on a former warplane factory site, will launch its …

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Guildford Philanthropy’s Latest Corporate Ambassador

Guildford Philanthropy is delighted to announce that Guildford Jazz has today become its latest Corporate Ambassador in a partnership that is a first for Guildford Philanthropy to work with another not-for-profit organisation in an Ambassador role. As part of a broader philanthropic partnership,  Guildford Jazz has agreed to donate all  …

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Marksmen on target at Mayor’s Mega Quiz Night!

On Saturday 28th September 2019, over 150 enthusiastic quizzers filled St Joseph’s Church Hall in Epsom for a very special ‘Mayor’s Mega Quiz Night’. After five challenging rounds of fifteen questions each, on subjects ranging from ‘General Knowledge’ and ‘Current Affairs’ to ‘Food & Drink’ and ‘History’, together with a special …

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The UK’s favourite Christmas Craft Fair moves to West Horsley Place

Craft In Focus will be holding its annual Christmas craft fair at West Horsley Place this year from 27 November to 1 December.  The event is relocating after being held at RHS Garden Wisley for the last ten years.  Featuring over 150 exhibitors, the fair will once again be held …

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Sunday Roast hits the spot for local charity!

On Sunday 22nd September 2019, over 50 members and supporters of the East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association attended a special Sunday Roast Lunch organised by the Branch at Surrey Downs Golf Club near Tadworth. As well as an excellent three-course Sunday lunch, courtesy of the golf …

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BBC Music Day at Esher Sunrise – Thursday 26th September – 11am

What a wonderful opportunity to join the residents at Sunrise Esher on BBC Music day with Margaret Wilson – professional concert harpist. Margaret started the recital with an Elvis number ‘I can’t help Falling in Love’ – followed by some musicals songs – ‘Edelweiss’ from The Sound of Music and …

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Potterheads aplenty at Dorking charity quiz!

On Thursday 19th September 2019, over 120 excited ‘Potterheads’, most in costume, filled The King’s Arms pub in West Street, Dorking to the rafters for a very special ‘Harry Potter’ Charity Quiz Night. After five rounds of ten questions each, on various aspects of the Harry Potter books and films, together …

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Hatchlands Park Run

Hatchlands Park Run – raising much needed funds for The Samson Centre for MS If you wanted an alternative race to the Reigate Half Marathon on Sunday 15th September then the Hatchlands ,5,10 & 15k races were a great alternative. A Parkland run in a fantastic setting at Hatchlands Park National Trust the …

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Talbot Hotel Review

Our team at VantagePoint magazine had our press day lunch last Friday and were impressed with all aspects of our experience. The weather played it’s part and as it was such a beautiful day we dined in the garden surrounded by apple trees. The food we were served was from …

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