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Women’s Recreational Football Festival

16th November, Woking Leisure Centre, 12-3pm Surrey FA are holding a Women’s Recreational festival. With the popularity of women’s football increasing, this is a great opportunity for local women’s recreational teams to come together and compete in an fun and social environment. Women’s recreational teams are targeted at ages 16+ …

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Have you heard of Floorball? It’s a sport Farnham is very successful in…

Floorball is a sport you may never have heard of. Compared to other sports in Farnham, it is a minority one, though one in which Farnham is actually very successful and has competed at regional, national and even international levels. Floorball is a form of indoor hockey played between two …

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Golfers club together to fight Motor Neurone Disease!

On Friday 23rd August 2019, over eighty keen golfers took part in Leatherhead Rotary Club’s 28th Annual Charity Golf Day at Effingham Golf Club in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Teeing off with a sandwich lunch, the 21 teams of four then headed out on to the course …

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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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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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Beginner’s Day at Farnham Roller Hockey Club

Farnham Roller Hockey Club hosted a Beginner’s Day at Farnham Leisure Centre for juniors in their first season of roller hockey.   Seven teams of U13 and U11 players took part in a training session and then a series of matches as an introduction to the basics of match play. The …

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LOCAL CHILDREN RAISE £85,000 FOR CHARITY

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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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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Hospice supporter gears up for ‘wheely’ great cycling challenge

Patrick McIntosh isn’t a man afraid of a challenge! Not content with trekking to the South Pole or beating cancer three times, Patrick is taking on his next challenge – his Lifecycle. And supporting his local hospice, St Catherine’s Hospice, in the process. Patrick is attempting to cycle around the …

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Carly Telford, England & Chelsea Women Goalkeeper Trains with Milford Pumas

On Saturday 17th November the Milford Pumas girls teams had a surprise visit from England and Chelsea Women’s whilst training at Rodborough School. Milford Pumas has a growing girls section of the club and now up to over 80 players from U7-U14.  Carly was really excited to see the number of girls playing …

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Tee for Two…. a review of Merrist Wood Golf Club

Merrist Wood Golf Course is deemed one of Surrey’s longest golf courses measuring just under 7,000 yards. When played from the back tees the golf course offers a stern challenge for the most accomplished of golfers. The forward tees also provide an excellent test for the less proficient player. Jesse …

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Surrey Cricket in the Community

I must confess that although I’ve personally never taken a particularly active interest in cricket I was genuinely bowled over by what I was to experience during my visit to The Oval Cricket Ground. I’d seen images of The Oval of course on television, but to experience for the first …

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