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Patron James Cosmo visits The Fountain Centre to receive cheque for £13,300

Film and TV star James Cosmo MBE, one of the UK’s busiest actors, today visited the Fountain Centre (Guildford’s local cancer charity), where he is a Patron.  He was delighted to receive a cheque for £13,300 from Gary and Manjit Smith.  Gary Smith is Master of the masonic Lodge of …

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Edna delivers hand knitted teddy bears to Frimley Park Hospital’s Neonatal Unit

Edna Jones who lives at Abbeyfield Wey Valley Society’s Ridgway Court knits everyday and over the last six months has been knitting teddy bears. She was delighted when she heard the Neonatal Unit at Frimley Park Hospital wanted her teddy bears for their babies. Edna went with Steve one of …

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Local Rotary Club says thank-you for Christmas collection

Photo shows Leatherhead Rotary members (L to R) Pieter van Brakel, Nikki Sutton and Heather Hunt collecting in the Swan Centre in Leatherhead Leatherhead Rotary Club would like to thank everyone who so generously supported their recent Christmas collection in the Swan Centre in Leatherhead. Altogether, a total of just …

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Struggling with your finances?

We may be able to  suggest ways to maximise your income, reduce your outgoings offer solutions for an immediate difficulty help if you have mental health issues  So that we can help you will need to tell us about the income you have, including any benefits you already claim what …

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‘Marksmen’ on target at charity quiz!

On Saturday 26th October 2019, over 100 enthusiastic quizzers took part in this year’s annual Quiz Night organised by the East Surrey Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association at St Mark’s Church Hall at Tattenham Corner on Epsom Downs. After eight challenging rounds of ten questions each, on subjects …

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Can you do it…? Volunteering with Citizen’s Advice

Anne does it on Tuesdays, and Philip does it on Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons. Tom does it on his day off from college where, as a recent law graduate, he’s taking the legal practice course. He thought it would look good on his CV, but he admits it’s been …

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Oakleaf Firewalk

Oakleaf Fire Walk. Last week myself and Sarah took part in the Oakleaf Enterprise Fire Walk. Not only was this a completely exhilarating experience it was also for a very worthy cause. I first heard about Oakleaf long before I worked at VantagePoint, a good friend of mine, her sister …

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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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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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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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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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On Sunday 20th October Kelly’s Storage Charity Events will be holding their 10th annual fundraising run as well as a celebratory 10 mile Sunrise Walk. Kelly’s organise and pay for these events to raise money for Challengers, a local charity who provide play and leisure for disabled children and young …

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St Catherine’s Hospice Dragon Boat Festival returns with a splash!

St Catherine’s Hospice annual Dragon Boat Festival returned to Tilgate Park in style yesterday (Sunday 8 September), for a fantastic day of free family fun! Thousands of people turned out at Tilgate to watch 34 teams, made up of local businesses, battle it out to be crowned Dragon Boat Champions …

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Surrey family walk the 350-mile journey of late mum’s life

A father and his two teenage daughters from near Godalming completed an epic fortnight-long, 350-mile, fundraising walk from Hartlepool to Surrey via Oxford and London to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association in memory of Keta Hansen, who died earlier this year from the devastating disease. Inspired by …

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