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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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Woolbeding Gardens – visit before the winter break!

Woolbeding Gardens delight at every turn with distinctive garden rooms set against manicured hedges and thoughtfully composed colour-themed borders. Formal lawns melt into the rural landscape and beyond the meadow, you’ll find a waterfall, gothic summerhouse and enchanting landscape garden. Beyond the boundary of the formal gardens, a short walk …

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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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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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One small job=One happy mother!

TMC Fencing. It’s that time of year where the gardens in England look stunning. Flowers are in bloom, the grass is lush and green, potted plants are flourishing and of course everyone is spending a lot more time out in the garden. My mother had recently discovered that she is …

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Supporting Local- Handpicked for Dorking

Handpicked for Clandon Wood. This weekend I popped along to Clandon Wood to show my support to Handpicked for Dorking as well as the exhibitors that were there. As we parked up I could hear Chris and Will from ‘Forget the DJ‘ who were playing some great music which added …

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June 2019 – The Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa, Midhurst is now offering forest bathing experiences with Swedish teacher Helena Skoog, who was born and raised in the forests of Sweden and has spent the past four years off-grid in ancient forestry in Sussex. For those not familiar with the …

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Get a backstage pass to the gardens at Polesden Lacey

The National Trust’s Polesden Lacey was the weekend party house of Edwardian socialite Dame Margaret Greville. As with the house, the gardens at Polesden Lacey were designed to impress. In summer, the walled Edwardian rose garden is home to around 2000 fragrant roses and the double Herbaceous Borders are a …

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Challengers invites you to Survival Against the Odds – Between the Devil and the Deep

Not every decision we make is necessarily life changing and not every choice is the dividing factor between life and death. Ex Royal Marine Commando and experienced cave diver Martin Robson was faced with this herculean decision 75 feet below the surface in a Russian lake, paralysed from the waist …

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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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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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