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September, 2020

  • 17 September

    Chilworth Gunpowder Mills restoration work completed – and a walk!

    Access to one of Guildford’s most important heritage sites has been improved following completion of the latest restoration works at the Chilworth Gunpowder Mills. Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of its closure, in 1920, repairs to the 1880s steam-powered mill buildings on the site include improvements to three bridges, strengthening …

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  • 17 September

    Three recipes from Four Gables

    Spiced Flatbreads These are a staple in my house, not just at work. I make them with lots of things, just on their own with some dipping sauce or maybe stuffed with sundried tomato and mozzarella. Love curry? Love making it at home – these are a great substitute for …

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  • 16 September

    Thoughts of Autumn – a poem

    Late summer sun, slow change in hues of leaves whose days are nearly done, dues paid for the year, so they may either linger on, through autumn’s shifts, or drop tomorrow, an early gift to the earth below, and all the things about to grow in gardens, fields and water …

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  • 16 September

    Two more video testimonials!

    Don’t take our word for it – this is what 2 of our regular advertisers have to say about VantagePoint!: Andy Jones, A2B Pest Control Francesco Bartolomei, The Talbot Hotel, Ripley

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  • 11 September

    What’s happening behind the shutters? Citizens Advice take a look at financial abuse

    Financial abuse, one of the many forms of domestic abuse, is rarely talked about. However, it’s not uncommon even here in Surrey. It’s often linked with other forms of domestic abuse and usually it’s hidden from family and friends. What is financial abuse? Research from Citizens Advice shows that financial …

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  • 4 September

    Sweet treats from the Cowdray Farm Shop & Café

    These recipes are by Ben Jupp, Head Chef of Cowdray Farm Shop & Café  – www.cowdray.co.uk/cowdray-farm-shop/ Cowdray Bara Brith (Tea Loaf) Ingredients: 225g mixed fruit, 175g black strong tea, 125g dark brown sugar, 225g raising flour, 1 egg , 4g baking powder Serves 4 Method: 1. First boil the kettle …

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  • 4 September

    The Eatwell Guide – tips for planning a healthy, well-balanced diet

    A healthy, well-balanced diet is important for managing your weight and preventing serious health problems, including heart disease. The Eatwell guide is a visual tool that represents government guidelines on healthy eating. In this Healthy Tip, we give you some tips for planning a healthy, well-balanced diet using the Eatwell …

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  • 3 September

    Surrey Heritage WWII project ‘highly commended’ in national volunteering award

    Surrey Heritage has been highly commended in this year’s national Archives & Records Association (ARA) Archive Volunteering Award for its Surrey in the Great War: A County Remembers (SGW) project.  The award aims to recognise and celebrate outstanding work involving volunteers within the archive sector and to promote good practice …

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August, 2020

  • 29 August

    Weekend Walk: Dorking, Box Hill & Reigate (10 miles)

    The morning walk starts with a stiff climb up onto Mickleham Downs and there is a corresponding climb down later but your efforts will be rewarded by some splendid views and you can always soothe your aches in the Running Horse at lunchtime. The afternoon is less strenuous but no …

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  • 28 August

    Ten tips for nurturing emotional wellbeing in the home

    The new school year will soon be with us: make sure youngsters feel calm about what lies ahead. Former teacher Catherine Lynch of education resources and lesson-planning experts PlanBee has ten tips  As families struggle to deal with the fall-out from exams chaos, don’t forget that younger children also need …

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