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Charterhouse hosts the annual Flight Centre Schools Triathlon for the first time. On Sunday 12 May almost 800 children took part in the triathlon event at Charterhouse School in Godalming, raising £85,000 for Restless Development and other charities. Dr Alex Peterken, Headmaster of Charterhouse, said: “We are delighted to welcome …

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Leatherhead Rotary Club 10k Bluebell Run

Leatherhead Rotary Club 10k Bluebell Run Sunday 5th May – Headley Heath, Headley The weather held for the annual Leatherhead Rotary Bluebell 10k run on Sunday 5th May. Although slightly cool it provided ideal running conditions for around 200 runners who turned up. The route is a delightful trail route …

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Festival Of Chichester

Festival of Chichester  Chichester is all set for an exciting summer celebration of the arts with the launch of the award-winning Festival of Chichester, which is set to build on the runaway success of its first six seasons. The festival, now one of the largest in the south, combines the …

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New Surrey Hills sculpture appears on Farnham Heath

There’s something new and very exciting appeared on Farnham Heath Nature Reserve this Spring and it’s caught the attention of the BBC! ‘The House of Invisible Hands’ is a permanent wooden structure constructed out of oak with walls of chestnut coppice by sculptor Walter Bailey. The inspiration for the piece …

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Walking for Health

I can hear you mutter ‘’all walking is healthy, what is so special about this one?’’ Walking for Health is about organised and risk-assessed short community group walks. It is the name given by Dr William Bird (MBE), who started the first health walks in the early 90s. He felt …

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Maldivian memories made

It has become a way of life now. We spend hours a day scrolling through social media and looking at the most amazing destinations in the world. Looking longingly at these images and thinking, how amazing it would be to go and visit them and experience the beauty in person. …

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Busbridge to Dunsfold Road Cycle

1. With Busbridge Church on your left, set off along Hambledon Road up a gentle gradient until the road becomes blocked. Cross over Home Farm Road and continue along Hambledon Road. After about 100 metres, the gradient turns downhill and you enter a natural gulley with steep sides. After a …

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Our walks are popular… don’t take our word for it though, or Humph’s for that matter!

We have just received this lovely email from this month’s Crondall walk, which will appear online tomorrow and which Humph enjoyed doing before Christmas! Dear Stefan Just to let you know that we did the Crondall walk today, and how much we enjoyed it.  It was just the right length, …

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Local Walking Groups

If you would like to walk with a group, here are some suggestions: Walking for Health Walking for Health is England’s largest network of health walks with over 400 active schemes, helping people across the country lead a more active lifestyle. For more information on all their walks, please visit …

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10 Reasons to Love Walking

Could you find time for a brisk 30 min walk daily? The benefits can be truly inspirational, says Linda Routledge In general terms we all know that walking can be a great form of exercise, and the majority of us may well concede that we don’t walk nearly enough. Whilst …

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River Wey Navigations

Seasonal notes from Robert Craig, St. Catherine’s Lengthsman, River Wey Navigations It is always enjoyable watching the transition from winter to spring on the river. I keep a look out during the first three months of the New Year for indicators, such as particular flowers, that herald the beginning of …

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