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Relaxing Spa Experience at Surya Hotels

I was lucky enough to have a free pass to the Pool and Spa at the Hogs Back Hotel (farnhamhogsbackhotel.co.uk/) which I enjoyed over the week-end. The atmosphere was pleasant and relaxing and a good amount of space in which to use the facilities. There was a sauna and steam …

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Farnham Roller Hockey Girl selected to represent England in the Euro Cup this December

Farnham Roller Hockey Club are thrilled to announce that Hannah Sollars, has earned a place in the England Ladies U17 squad for the Euro Cup tournament in Matera, Italy in December.   Hannah started playing roller hockey for Farnham seven years ago at the age of eight, and has steadily progressed …

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‘Ride London Surrey 100’ cycle event

What a wonderful friendly carnival atmosphere in Dorking on Sunday for the annual ‘Ride London Surrey 100’ cycle event. With fabulous weather conditions, Sunday saw over 25,000 amateur and elite riders take part in this year’s event – and part of the stretch through Surrey sees riders head through the …

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Broadwater Park Staycation Run

Our own running enthusiast Sarah, took part in the Waverley Harriers  ‘Staycation’ fun run on Saturday morning at Broadwater Park. The total number of runners was 104. A split of 53 male runners and 51 female inc 14 children. Waverley Harriers https://waverleyharriers.co.uk/ had organised the fun run, supported by Waverley …

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Surrey’s premier arts and entertainment venue, G Live, has announced an exciting new year-long education partnership with Guildford County School, which is set to launch at the beginning of the 2019/20 academic year in September. Now in its fifth year, G Live’s successful Partnership Schools Scheme offers one local school …

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Dinosaur Days Stampede Into Port Lympne This Summer

This Summer, at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, visitors will enjoy prehistoric adventures with exciting dinosaur shows featuring a moving T- Rex, included in the price of their entry ticket. Alongside the dinosaur shows, visitors will be able to take part in additional activities, for a small charge, including fossil …

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Guildford Lions- Raft Race 2019

Long before I worked for VantagePoint I partook in the Guildford Lions Raft Race for several years. Some years with a lot more success than others, one year our boat started disintegrating as soon as we left the start line. For the past couple of years, I have decided to …

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Albury Produce Show Review

VantagePoint were out and about at the Albury Produce show on Saturday. Steeped in history the show has been held continuously on Albury Heath since 1861.  It was halted for a few years during WW2 and was re-started in 1946.  The activities are all run by volunteers and the show …

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The Garden Show at  Loseley Park Guildford, Surrey GU3 1HS ART, DESIGN, YOUR HOME, YOUR GARDEN & …. YOU! 26 – 28 July 2019 Open 10am – 5pm daily It’s the eighth year of The Garden Show at Loseley Park in July 2019. The perfect event to find all you …

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The Wheatsheaf – Midhurst’s 17th Century Pub is Open for Business and Under New Ownership

Once upon a time, at the heart of every UK town was a pub. It was a place of celebration and solace. Communication and camaraderie. In recent years that trend has slowly disappeared. At Midhurst’s The Wheatsheaf, the new owners and management team are working to bring it back. Good …

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Furlonger Tree Services are Which Trusted Trader of the Year 2019

Wow! Which? Trusted Traders of The Year! Such an incredible honour and I’m so proud of the company we’ve created. When I left school at 16, I could never have imagined accepting an award from Which? Who I believe are the top review platform in the country. After leaving Merrist …

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Truelove’s opens new Ashtead branch

Local Funeral Directors, Monumental Craftsmen and Repatriation Specialists W A Truelove & Son Ltd have recently announced that they have opened a new branch in Ashtead, Surrey. The Ashtead branch is their nineteenth branch and will join Truelove’s 15 branches in Banstead, Caterham, Cheam, Coulsdon, Dorking, Epsom, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Mitcham, …

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The Nomad Theatre announced as a Winner of Best Amateur Theatre Company in 2019 Essential Surrey Awards

The Nomad Theatre has been named the winner of the Best Amateur Theatre Company in the 2019 Essential Surrey Awards, “designed to celebrate the best our county has to offer”.  Essential Surrey has named the 2019 award winners online (www.essentialsurrey.co.uk/essential-surrey-awards/essential-surrey-awards-the-winners/) and in their July editions of The Guildford Magazine, the …

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Hardassnails run review by Sarah Bishop!

Hardassnails was true to it’s name and another great race by AAT Events https://aat-events.com/. A testing undulating trail course, starting at The Chantries and weaving though the beautiful Surrey Hills around the foot of Newlands Corner and back up St Martha’s to return. There were 5, 10 or 15k routes …

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