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Magical Christmas Lights Tour

With Christmas not too far away, local charity Phyllis Tuckwell invites you on a magical tour of some of the best displays of festive lights in the area. Follow their map and drive from house to house, enjoying the sight of twinkling fairy lights, sparkling Santas and shimmering stars. Phyllis …

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Dorking Halls Reopens with Christmas Shows and Films

In line with the latest government guidance, Dorking Halls will reopen on Thursday 3rd December. There are lots of festive, socially distanced shows, world-class event screenings and new films on throughout the month.   Customer safety is the priority, and the Halls has comprehensive safety measures in place following the latest …

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Helping Make Christmas This Year Magical

It is no secret that the arts and entertainment industry has been very badly affected by the current pandemic. Thousands of creative and driven people have had to find new ways to earn a living and new ways to support each other. The battle for anyone in these industries to …

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What will you see in the Big Garden Birdwatch?

World’s largest garden wildlife survey returns, 29-31 January 2021 Over its four decades, Big Garden Birdwatch has highlighted the winners and losers in the garden bird world. In 2020, nearly half a million people took part, counting almost eight million birds over a three-day period. For many people, garden birds …

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Air Ambulance KSS Book a Talk & Christmas Appeal

The Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex have been working on an exciting alternative to their talks offered to groups throughout the year. They love to get out into the community and talk to people about how they work, innovate and save lives, but sadly this year has been very different. …

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Let’s celebrate a love that builds hope!

It’s rare for us to live through a phenomenon which affects us in the UK at the same time as people right across the world. Not often in our lives have we experienced a threat that is shared by our global neighbours as wide ranging as Ethiopia, Lebanon and Nicaragua. …

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The Wintershall Nativity Winter Walk

Friday 18th to Monday 21st December 2020 A Unique Christmas Experience for all the Family On the Wintershall Estate, Surrey Experience the real Christmas story and walk with Mary and Joseph on their journey to Bethlehem, live at Wintershall this Christmas.  Walk through the stunning grounds of the Wintershall Estate and …

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Beautiful steel windows, doors and screens from the Clement Windows Group

Beautiful steel windows, doors and screens from the Clement Windows Group Clement Windows Group are at the forefront of steel windows manufacturing, producing an innovative range of steel windows, doors, screens and rooflights for both private residences and commercial projects. Clement specialise in windows for refurbishment projects, particularly period or …

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Curated by Dapper & Suave – Christmas Markets 2020

Curated by Dapper & Suave – Christmas Markets 2020 Need something to look forward to this December? Dapper & Suave have been working hard during lockdown to make sure their popular Christmas markets still happen this year, by meeting COVID regulations and social distancing guidelines. Timed entry tickets mean these …

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The Surrey Cook Book – recipes from local friends!

The Surrey Cook Book is the latest addition to Meze Publishing’s ‘Get Stuck In’ series of regional cook books, this time taking us South East through the enticing culinary landscape of Surrey. The journey unfolds through the beautiful Surrey Hills, an area renowned for its farming community and array of …

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A Christmas Appeal from Mane Chance Sanctuary

Mane Chance Sanctuary in Compton needs your help this Christmas.  Their popular Christmas events have had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and they have a shortfall of £15,000 in their budget.  They have some wonderful virtual fundraising gifts and events that you can buy or take part …

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Rotary in Godalming – and how they can help you!

We are ‘Rotary in Godalming’ and are pleased to introduce ourselves to you! You may have seen us out and about in the Town before the pandemic but now we are concentrating on helping those in need with a COVID support scheme and a fundraiser for our Community Store. We …

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Oakleaf Christmas Care Baskets

  These will include various Christmas treats such as mince pies, crackers, chutney, chocolate, cordial, and hot cocoa. This is intended as a small gesture, a way to help those who are struggling to mark the festive season at a time of year which can be particularly challenging for people …

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Learn how to help robins this year with the RSPB

Robins are with us throughout the year but many people only begin to really notice them around Christmas time. The robin’s association with the festive season is believed to have begun when scarlet-jacketed postmen were delivering Christmas cards, and the similarly-coloured robin redbreast soon became linked to this tradition. Their …

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Santa Run goes virtual

Chilly evenings and falling leaves can only mean one thing – Christmas is on its way! This year, Phyllis Tuckwell’s annual Santa Fun Runs are going virtual, so you can complete your festive run wherever you like! “Because of Coronavirus, we’ve had to cancel many of our Fundraising events this …

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Farnham Repair Café launches Repair Connections

Saturday 21st November at 10am sees Farnham Repair Café launch a new virtual initiative – Repair Connections – aimed to bring the local community closer together in lockdown. The Farnham Repair Café (FRC) has built up a loyal local audience in recent years and it has become clear that people …

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Brooklands Museum chosen as location for Netflix’s The Crown Season 4

The Brooklands Museum’s Concorde will feature in two episodes from the fourth season of the critically-acclaimed Netflix series, The Crown, due to be aired in January 2021. Filming completed earlier this year in March, and took place on board, and outside the Brooklands Concorde, recreating Princess Diana’s first official trip …

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Elstead Shopping Week

Get ahead with your Christmas shopping and help support small local businesses with an online shopping week. The St James School (Elstead) PTA are holding a digital Christmas market to raise funds for the school and to boost the local economy. With the high streets closed this is the perfect …

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Next Step Surrey – for GCSE students and parents

Next Steps Surrey virtual event gives GCSE students and their parents/carers a chance to find out more about their next steps. It will allow them to ‘meet’ local education providers, find out more about apprenticeships and hear from employers. On the 24th November there will be two events: at the …

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Godalming to host Surrey’s only family panto this winter

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company is pleased to announce the talented line-up of West End performers who have been cast in Surrey’s ONLY family pantomime this winter, Beauty and the Beast, which plays The Borough Hall, Godalming, from 12th-26th December. With countless West End credits behind them, the full pantomime cast …

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Dementia Support – three ways this winter

Vulnerable and older people living with dementia face real challenges this winter as the coronavirus pandemic continues. In response, local charity Dementia Support is now offering its services three different ways – by phone, online and, when possible, face to face at its dementia hub, Sage House in Tangmere near …

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Is your workplace well-being strategy ready for winter?

Now the clocks have turned back, and it is obvious that, it is definitely autumn. This change in seasons is usually accompanied by festivities, bonfires, and warm indoor get-togethers with friends. However, the events of this year have meant that, sadly, many of these gatherings will not go ahead as …

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Langham Brewery Lockdown #2

Based in an 18th century granary barn on the Cowdray estate in the picturesque village of Lodsworth, Langham Brewery nestles in the beautiful South Downs National Park. The brewery’s passion is to produce innovative, distinctive and flavoursome real ales using the finest quality ingredients and traditional craft skills. They have won many …

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Sight for Surrey Sensory Steps Challenge

Stride it out with Sight for Surrey’s Sensory Steps Challenge today. Support our ‘2020 Year of Vision’ and look after your mental health and wellbeing by setting yourself a steps challenge today and raise money for Sight for Surrey. We all seem to love monitoring our steps, how far we’ve …

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Can you help The Prostate Project’s latest appeal?

Local charity The Prostate Project says: “We’ve built a world class, state of the art Urology Centre, now let’s kit out a Research Lab to match it!” A new £100,000 diagnostic imaging device to detect prostate cancer has arrived at The Stokes Centre for Urology, thanks to local charity, The …

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Yvonne Arnaud announces production of The Snow Queen

A magical adventure awaits you and your family this Christmas as the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is thrilled to announce its production of The Snow Queen, running from Friday 11th to Thursday 24th December 2020. When Kai falls victim to the power of the Snow Queen, his best friend Gerda sets …

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Mandira’s Kitchen aim for 1001 free meals and counting

Mandira’s Kitchen aim for 1001 free meals and counting… Local business Mandira’s Kitchen pledged to provide 250 freshly made nutritious meals for children combating holiday hunger during the half term school holiday and distributed from Park Barn centre. This 250 pledged meals rose to 500 after incredible support from the …

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Guildford Fringe- Revised Performance Schedule

Following the recent lockdown announcement, Guildford Fringe Theatre Company revises its performance schedule for Jim Cartwright’s play Two including ONLINE broadcast, alongside live performances Monday 2 – Wednesday 4 November live at The Back Room of the Star Inn, Guildford Thursday 5 – Saturday 7 November, streamed ONLINE nightly at …

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Autumn Squash recipes

Shallot, Pumpkin and Red Pepper Soup with Candied Shallot and Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients: For the soup: 4 red peppers, deseeded and cut into quarters, 30g butter, 1 tbsp rapeseed oil, 6 shallots, diced and peeled, 750g pumpkin, peeled and diced into 2cm pieces, 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped, …

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Phyllis Tuckwell’s Christmas Lights Tour

Local charity Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care is on the ho-ho-hunt for houses to join its Christmas lights display this festive season! Each Christmas, families and friends love seeing houses decked out with twinkling fairy lights and sparkling Santas, deciding which is their favourite and marvelling at the creativity of each …

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New audio guide sheds light on the secrets of Witley Camp

In 2019, Godalming Museum was awarded £63,900 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to carry out an exciting community archaeology project at Witley Camp, with help from Surrey County Archaeological Unit and The National Trust. Once a bustling military camp home to 20,000 British and Canadian soldiers and a veterinary …

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Christmas at Kew 2020

Showstopping illuminated trail returns to Kew Gardens this winter  Wednesday 18 November 2020 to Sunday 3 January 2021 from 4pm–10pm (advance booking only)  New route takes visitors through Kew Gardens’ beautifully illuminated Rose Garden Other highlights include a canopy of stars, neon-wrapped trees and another spectacular light show at the …

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IN PRINT: 20/20 Vision at Watts Gallery

Watts Contemporary Gallery’s annual In Print exhibition opens on 5th November, this year featuring work by more artists than ever before to support contemporary practitioners in what has been an extraordinarily challenging year.  In Print: 20/20 Vision brings together over 100 original prints by twenty leading artists to celebrate the …

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New local Covid Testing Site opens in Guildford

A new walk-through coronavirus testing facility has opened for those with symptoms to book appointments at the University of Surrey Campus, Guildford School of Acting Car Park 1, in Guildford as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to continue to improve the accessibility of coronavirus testing for local communities. Testing …

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A healthy Halloween

Halloween is approaching fast and the shops are filling up with spooky costumes, decorations, pumpkins and sugary treats. It can be difficult to avoid overindulging on sweets and chocolate at Halloween, but there are some healthy swaps you can make. Before you head out to buy bags of sugary and …

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D!CK The Adult Panto

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company  announces the cast for its professional production   D!CK The Adult Panto  playing The Back Room of The Star Inn,   25 November 2020 – 9 January 2021  Guildford Fringe Theatre Company is pleased to announce the cast for its professional adult pantomime, D!CK The Adult Panto, which will play The …

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The Covid Quilt!

Wendy Mundie writes: “I am the Lady Captain at Betchworth Park Golf Club in Dorking – a Harry Colt designed course overlooked by Box Hill – and during the lockdown, I published a regular Newsletter ‘Fore Ladies’ and included the section the Betchworth Bugle.  The intention was to keep everyone …

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October and November 2020 at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is delighted to announce further events in its October and November 2020 programme.   Following its success last month, Theatrical Digs returns for another two performances on Saturday 31st October. A sparkling theatrical entertainment highlighting the pleasures and perils of Life Upon the Wicked Stage, Theatrical …

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School Reindeer and Elf Runs Help Support Hospice Care

Calling all schools! Phyllis Tuckwell’s annual Reindeer and Elf Runs will be taking place this November and December in local schools across West Surrey and North East Hampshire, and they’d like you to join in the fun! This festive fundraising event sees local schoolchildren dress up as either reindeer with …

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Guildford Fringe Theatre Company presents ‘Two’ by Jim Cartwright 

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company presents  Two by Jim Cartwright  Performed by Laurie Duncan and Claire Marlein  The Back Room of the Star Inn, Guildford  Monday 2nd–Saturday 7th November 2020 (excluding Friday)                Guildford Fringe Theatre Company presents a new professional production of Jim Cartwright’s gritty play, Two, at the …

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Free Christmas Parking Weekends in December in Mole Valley!

5/6th, 12th/13th & 19th/20th December Shopping local for your Christmas gifts is easier than ever this year with all of Mole Valley District Council’s car parks free of charge on three festive weekends in December.  A great incentive to support your local retailers and hospitality venues, linger a little longer …

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Alex at Cut Through and links with the Cellar

The Cellar community is delighted that Alex has taken over the old Cellar premises in Crown Court and we are already enjoying a relationship of shared promotion and service to the local community. Talking to Alex I have found that we have many coincidental warm links through family and patients …

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Chocolate temptations

Karen Doidge Hill has always been very creative, with her first love being fashion design. She grew up in Cornwall before moving to London to study at London College of Fashion. After graduating, she opened a boutique which also had concessions in Top Shop. With the advent of children, she …

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Surrey Hills ‘Field to Fork’ Royal Visit

HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO visited Surrey Hills producers and retailers to experience first-hand their ‘field to fork’ collaboration, following the path from ‘Provenance Cuts’ at Coverwood Farm, to Surrey Hills Butchers and Squires Food Hall in Frensham. The Countess’s visit highlighted the importance of local food production, the …

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Five tips from HR for successful remote inductions

Sometimes change can lead to good things. If your business is in the position to be hiring at the moment, chances are you and your team are fairly busy, and business is going well. After finalising your recruitment process, which may have been arduous with applications at an all-time high, …

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Surrey Hills Artisan Trail

A self-guided Artisan Trail showcasing the best of Surrey Hills food, drink and craft artisans. Surrey Hills is launching its Artisan Trail on Sunday 18th October at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking to showcase the extraordinary range of local food, drink, art and crafts in the Area of Outstanding Natural …

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Get Quizzy with Phyllis Tuckwell

Phyllis Tuckwell’s virtual quizzes are returning for the autumn, so round up your team, log on, and get your thinking caps on. The quizzes will take place monthly, on Wednesdays 21st October, 18th November and 16th December, and each will be themed. October’s theme will be ‘Quiz of Quizzes’, with …

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Zoё Wren comes to Grayshott Folk Club on Thursday 22nd October

On Thursday 22nd October 2020 @ 6.30pm at Grayshott Social Club, Hill Road, Grayshott, Nr. HINDHEAD, Surrey GU26 6HL, Grayshott Folk Club presents: Zoё Wren Zoё is a fully-licensed London busker who came to entertain us last November as support to Irish trio cua. She is a talented singer/guitarist/song writer, …

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The Ella Balinska Scholarship 2021

Guildford School of Acting (GSA) is delighted to announce the establishment of the Ella Balinska Scholarship. Offered by GSA graduate and Hollywood actress Ella Balinska, the scholarship will be a financial award to one first-year student on the Acting BA (Hons) course in 2021, who is part of the Global Majority …

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Weekend Walk: Box Hill (5 plus 4.5 miles)

Walk east, past Ryka’s café, through the car park of the Burford Bridge Hotel and then a few yards along the A24 towards Dorking. Just past the roundabout take a path left, down into a field by the side of the River Mole. Walk around the edge of the field, …

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Slow down for the scarecrows!

Hambledon, like many other villages across the country, have set up Community Speed Watch groups to try and encourage drivers to slow down through villages and country lanes. This involves police-trained volunteers spending time by the roadside in set areas, recording and reporting drivers exceeding the limits. One of Hambledon’s …

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Slow Down!

SLOW DOWN! In 2019 there were 462 pedestrians and 98 cyclists killed in road accidents. I’m Somebody’s today announced a new range of t-shirts and hoodies. The clothing range is blazoned with a personalised message asking drivers to slow down. Juliet was inspired to create the brand, to highlight the …

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Volunteers Needed at Phyllis Tuckwell!

Local charity Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care is looking for more volunteers to help it provide its vital care for patients and families who are living with an advanced or terminal illness, such as cancer. It has volunteer vacancies in many different areas of its care. If you fancy flexing your …

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Virtual classical music concert delights care home residents

A Surrey-based care home group and a City Livery Company have teamed up to delight residents with a virtual classical music concert, all as part of a pilot study designed to see if music can help boost residents’ moods during the COVID-19 pandemic. CHD Living, which owns and operates 13 …

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Downsize to an enviable lifestyle in the heart of Dorking

Pegasus, specialist later living developer, will launch Taylor Place in Dorking on 10-11 October. Prospective purchasers will be able to make a one to one appointment to view the stunning new two-bedroom show apartment. The development on London Road, overlooking Pippbrook Bowling Green, offers an exclusive collection of 22 one- …

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Some more exciting news from The Barn at Denbies!

Here at SHP we are so pleased to announce more additions to our growing schedule of Pilates, Yoga and Tai Chi classes! Due to huge demand, from next week we are adding another signature dynamic Pilates class-spaces are limited and going FAST, please book early to avoid disappointment https://www.surreyhillsphysiotherapy.co.uk/classes/! From …

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Weekend Walk: Farnham to Crondall (9 miles)

This is an easy, relatively flat walk which offers some interesting views and pleasant countryside. The walk was provided by Guildford Rambling Club (guildfordramblingclub.org.uk). Duck back into the park at the back of the car park and go right. Then take the path right, between the cricket pitch and the …

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Best Practices and Cyber Security Tips for Working Remotely

Shaped by COVID-19 policies and concerns, the UK workforce is becoming gradually more remote. The number of businesses committing to a remote workforce is growing in number just as alternatives to the traditional office setting become a key talking point. But, for many, careers have been developed and nurtured in …

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Restaurant review – The Giggling Squid, Guildford

An invitation to review a restaurant at this time was unexpected but very agreeable, as you imagine. Giggling Squid in Guildford was a new venue for me and business partner Marcus, although we have previously had a very good ‘tapas style’ lunch in their Farnham branch when it opened a …

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Watts Ceramics 2020 – runs until 1st November

This autumn, back by popular demand, Watts Contemporary Gallery returns with its annual group ceramics show, following its successful debut in 2019. Watts Ceramics 2020 brings together work by nine leading ceramicists to demonstrate the diversity of contemporary practice and celebrate the long tradition of pottery at Watts Gallery – …

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Market Town Living At Its Finest, Amber Lodge Launches In Godalming

Launching 19th September 14 one and two-bedroom apartments Within walking distance of Godalming’s famous market town Mainline train connections to Guildford (8 mins), London Waterloo (50 mins) and Portsmouth (57 mins) Situated in the historic market town of Godalming, Amber Lodge by Shanly Homes is an exclusive collection of just …

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Heathland Artworks returns to Farnham Heath this Autumn

Heathland Artworks is a FREE outdoor art exhibition and a wonderful opportunity to explore Farnham Heath this autumn. From 1-30 October come and discover delightful artworks all created by local emerging artists studying Craft, Fine Art and Textiles at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham. The students took …

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Weekend Walk: Dunsfold to Cranleigh or vice versa (9.75 miles)

This is a flat walk through attractive countryside which offers some splendid views. The walk was submitted by Guildford Rambling Club (see guildfordramblingclub.org.uk). From Dunsfold – from the parking, go along the far side of the road, right, until reaching a lane going left, along the side of a tiny …

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Weekend Walk: Holmbury Hill from Peaslake (3 miles)

The majority of the route for this walk is along woodland paths and tracks. The walk can be strenuous in places, with a steep descent at one point to reach Holmbury St Mary and a steady climb after the pubs. The scenery is stunning with the finale being Holmbury Hill …

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Zoom Art! Good for creativity and mental health

At Oakleaf, we believe that creativity and better mental health go hand in hand. During these extraordinary Covid-19 times, our creative workshops have found a new virtual platform, forming an online community for our clients. We have been running online Art Therapy as an alternative to our in-person workshops, and these …

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Park for Free After Three Dorking Initiative

From 2nd October 2020 to 29th January 2021 Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) working with Dorking Town Partnership will offer free parking every Friday from 3pm in St Martin’s Walk, Wathen Road, Southside and West Street car parks. The Park for Free after Three initiative, funded by Dorking Town Partnership, …

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Turn Stones into Seeds at Squire’s!

We may not be able to turn water into wine, but children can turn stones into seeds this October and November at Squire’s Garden Centres! The garden centre is asking children under 16 to paint a pebble or stone to look like a vegetable. They can pick up a free …

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Weekend Walk: Ripley and the Wey Navigation (5 plus 5 miles)

This is an easy, flat, figure of 8 walk, running past a lake and alongside the historic Wey Navigation. The walk description is provided by Guildford Rambling Club (guildfordramblingclub.org.uk). Facing the back of the shops, head right, passing behind the houses until emerging on Newark Lane (the B367). Turn right …

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Walking The Portuguese Coastal Camino in memory of my father

In memory of a beloved father and footballing legend My dear Dad, Ralph Morris, died in September 2019, aged 91. He was a gifted footballer in his younger years. During his National Service in Malaya in the late 1940s, he represented RAF Butterworth, playing with distinction all over the peninsula, …

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Prologue Youth Theatre Company

Prologue Youth Theatre Company  Prologue Youth Theatre Company aims to provide high-quality workshops to help young people develop their creative, social and personal skills.  With weekly workshops for young people aged 9 to 25, Prologue Youth Theatre Company supports young people in order to develop performance skills and nurture creativity. Prologue …

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Volunteers needed in Phyllis Tuckwell Shops

  Local charity Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care is in need of more volunteers to help in its 18 charity shops, which are located across West Surrey and North-East Hampshire. If you’re a people person, you’ll love the social interaction that volunteering in Phyllis Tuckwell’s busy shops will bring, as you …

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Watch your stress levels

We all experience stress from time to time. There are many things that can lead to us feeling stressed. It can come from the news, our jobs, financial insecurity, health issues and personal problems. Feeling constantly stressed and overwhelmed can lead to a rise in blood pressure and resting heart …

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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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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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News from The Clockhouse, Milford

Those who follow these articles will know that we have been closed since 16th March in line with Government guidelines to keep our members and volunteers safe from Covid-19. Our manager, Jules, retired on 1st May, which was already planned, and we interviewed and appointed a new manager. We were …

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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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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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Absolute Hair and Beauty

Absolute Hair and Beauty.  This year has been an absolute roller coaster, from small local businesses all the way up to the supermarket giants. It really has been a year that no one will ever forget. Many independent business owners became local heroes in lockdown, stepping up and going above …

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Dorking Art Trail 19th September to 4th October

Six Dorking artists who are taking part in the Surrey Artist Open Studio event have decided to stay open even if the event does not go ahead. This event takes place 19 September to 4 October, 11am – 5pm. Studios are open on various days throughout this period, please check …

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The Forest Listening Project

Until 4 October, visitors to Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village can experience Forest Listening, an audio visual installation by artist Liz K Miller.  The installation, which will be sited in the Limnerslease woodland, brings together the sounds of a rainstorm recorded from beneath the forest floor with visualisations of these …

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Phyllis Tuckwell launches online Living Well Sessions

Local charity Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care is launching a pilot online version of a selection of its Living Well sessions, to connect patients who have been and still are unable to come to the Hospice or Beacon Centre during the pandemic. Phyllis Tuckwell’s Living Well service helps patients and their …

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Bourne Mill Antiques, Farnham

Every time I visit Bourne Mill Antiques in Farnham I find something strikingly out of the ordinary that I have never come across before.  It’s a charming labyrinth of rooms, each offering items from a different trader.  Over the five floors, there are over 80 traders, who are the heart …

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Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden- a day out for all the family

“Every adventure requires a first step” The Cheshire cat, Alice in Wonderland. Every time I have the pleasure of visiting the Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden I feel as if I have fallen onto the set of Alice in Wonderland. This magnificent garden is filled, not only with exquisite sculptures, but …

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Rotary in Godalming launches Job Club

Rotary in Godalming are setting up a job club for anyone who finds themselves made redundant or without work due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The present circumstances can make a job search especially challenging. So, it is even more important that you do yourself full justice when applying! Our trained …

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SilverBack Spotted in Surrey!

New decade, new digs for design agency Deep in the undergrowth of Surrey a troop of design specialists have nested in a recently converted barn. Silverback® – as in the gorilla – is the name of Malcolm Gilbertson’s team of designers and marketeers, who have roamed just over the border …

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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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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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Heritage Open Days in Petworth

Enjoy a visual experience of Petworth – we are going digital on the weekend of 19th & 20th September! The Petworth Heritage Weekend team were aiming to build on the success of the last 3 years and we were planning a bigger and better event for this year, but the …

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Heritage Open Days in Godalming

Background In 2019 Heritage Open Days festival celebrated 25 years. It was established originally as England’s part of a Pan European event. The central principle is to offer free access to buildings which are normally closed to the public but now it includes tours and events which bring local history …

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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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Lock down Locks No Longer – another successful visit to DLo

  DLo Hairdressing  Lock down was a challenging and testing time for all of us, especially when it came to lock down locks. With some women frantically scouring the internet for home hair dye kits, whilst others tried their hand at sheering their husbands. I speak from experience when I …

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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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Heritage Open Days returns

This year’s festival will explore Hidden Nature with a mixture of  in-person and online events www.heritageopendays.org.uk 11th–20th September 2020  England’s largest festival of history and culture returns in September, and for the first time, the programme will include a mix of virtual tours and digital experiences as well as in-person …

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Rotary launch Waverley-wide Covid Support Fund

Rotary Clubs of Godalming, together with Citizens Advice Waverley, have launched a new fund to ensure financial support and advice is available to all those in need, across the borough of Waverley. Rotary’s Waverley Covid Support Fund has been set up in anticipation that job losses and economic hardship are …

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The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair is back!

The rescheduled annual Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair is due to return to the grounds of the National Trust’s Petworth House this autumn.  Organised by The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited for the sixth successive year, this much loved fair opens in The Marquee, Petworth Park, Petworth, West Sussex …

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Moving later in life

When elderly parents need to downsize, it can be an ordeal for the whole family. Penny Kitchen talks to a woman who knows how to help from first-hand experience. Amanda Fyfe was a successful businesswoman with a young family when she realised that her parents, aged 75 and 85, needed …

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Vegetable Lasagne

Although this can take a while to prepare, it is well worth the effort. Using lots of flavoursome organic vegetables, served with homemade Soda bread and a light green salad, it’s a sure fire hit with the whole family. Ingredients: 2 aubergines cut into chunks; 2-3 courgettes cut into thick …

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Weekend Walk: Midhurst, Bepton and Cocking (9.5 miles)

This walk has very little in the way of ups and downs as it passes through woods and fields south of Midhurst, then, at one point, briefly climbs up to skirt the South Downs. The walk was submitted by Guildford Rambling Club (see guildfordramblingclub.org.uk). From the bottom of the car …

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Godalming garden growers, you are needed!

In its first 100 days from 20th April 2020 to 28th July 2020, the Godalming & Villages Community Store provided 12,180 days’ worth of food and hygiene products to those in the community facing food insecurity. The purpose of the Community Store is to support those in our community who …

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Grange Park Opera 2021 – Full Steam Ahead

Full Steam Ahead – 10th June–17th July 2021 It’s been a ‘challenging’ year, but what has kept us going is to focus on the future: 2021 at Grange Park Opera, Surrey. This season covers a deliberately broad range of productions from the traditional, a rarity for connoisseurs, to a brand …

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P-p-p-pick up a puppy!

Emma Marchington MRCVS, of Brelades Vets in Dorking, offers advice to anyone thinking of getting a dog There is a lot to consider when getting a new dog. Whether you have had dogs for years, not had a dog since your childhood or a first time dog owner, it is …

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Worried about job cuts? Citizen’s Advice is here to help…

“The top concern for millions of people right now is weathering the escalating employment crisis.” –Dame Gillian Guy, Chair of Citizens Advice. People in our local community facing redundancy after a period on furlough are turning to us in ever-greater numbers. This is the story of one of those people. …

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Strong spines

Back pain is a normal occurrence which on average happens once or twice a year. The back, as with any other part of the body, is made up of bones, ligaments and muscles and these structures can from time to time become injured, sore, strained and sprained and take a …

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Tinwood Estate – a wonderful wine experience!

The Tinwood Estate is a wine estate that I knew about but had never visited. It is situated close to Goodwood, near Chichester, which is one of my favourite places on earth. As a member there, I have driven past the signs for the past ten years or more while …

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Bring some sunshine to your lunch time

Whether the sun is shining or not, bring a little of the Tropics to your dinner table with these delicious, and healthy, summer dishes from award winning nutritionist Christine Bailey… Mango Salad with Thai Dressing This is an incredibly simple salad but is jazzed up with a delicious Thai style …

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Surrey FA recognise grassroots heroes

Surrey FA held their 2020 Grassroots Football Awards ceremony on Tuesday 11th August, recognising the valuable contributions of those who make grassroots football happen. The Covid-19 crisis forced the ceremony to take place online for the first time in the event’s history. However, there was no less sparkle to proceedings …

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A monumental challenge: Hospice appeals for community’s help

Giles Tomsett is Chief Executive at St Catherine’s Hospice in Crawley. He wanted to share this moving message with you all. “Dear reader, I hope that you and your family and friends have been keeping safe and well through this very difficult time. This pandemic isn’t something any of us …

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St Wilfrid’s Hospice Moonlight Walk Week 5th-12th September

St Wilfrid’s Hospice much loved annual Moonlight Walk event is going virtual – step up to support your local Hospice with 10,000 or 20,000 steps. Chief Executive Alison Moorey said, “During this difficult time, our St Wilfrid’s Hospice nurses are stepping up to continue caring for people living with a …

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Godalming Museum reopens

Godalming Museum cannot wait to welcome back visitors and will be reopening part of the Museum from Monday 17th August.  To celebrate the reopening, a brand new exhibition will be in place entitled Godalming’s Secret Cemetery, based on the 9th-12th century (Saxon-Norman) cemetery excavated in Godalming in 2014 and subsequent …

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Weekend Walk: Alice Holt Forest (7 miles)

Alice Holt is such an ancient forest that no one is completely certain how it got its name. Most likely, it came from Ælfsige, anglo-saxon bishop of Winchester and “holt” meaning simply “a wood”. The Forestry Commission took it over in 1924 and established a research centre which advises on …

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Dobbies digs National Allotments Week – 10th-16th August

National Allotments Week returns this August to put the spotlight back on the benefits of growing your own. With a rising interest in becoming more self-sufficient, many Brits have made the most of extra time at home by taking up gardening as a newfound hobby. The National Allotment Society, who …

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Surrey Sculpture Society launches first on-line exhibition

Earlier in the year the Surrey Sculpture Society (SSS) was busy preparing for the Society’s usual full programme of outdoor exhibitions throughout 2020, but due to the current circumstances their proposed schedule of events has meant that their spring and summer events were cancelled.   Until the Society will be …

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The Punchbowl Trail – Surrey Artists Open Studios

The Punchbowl Trail is a group of local artists who are taking part in this year’s Surrey Artists Open Studios. This is a great opportunity for those keen to have a look behind closed doors to witness the workings of varying art and design studios. The trail enables you to …

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The Hunter Centre in Haslemere reopens

The Hunter Centre in Haslemere this week reopened its doors, offering people with dementia and alzheimers a lifeline for interaction and socialisation, after months in lockdown. It also offers respite to their carers; some of whom have found it increasingly difficult to watch their loved ones deteriorate during this time. …

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Abinger Cookery School recipes

Chargrilled leeks with a Romesco sauce Ingredients: 8 small leeks 3 tbsp olive oil Juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely sliced Small handful of basil and parsley, roughly chopped Salt and pepper For the Romesco sauce: 1 dried red chilli, soaked in warm water …

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Antiques and Collecting

Local antique dealer Debbie Serpell offers some advice on collecting… Many of the good antique dealers began their trade as collectors first. Their love of their specialist field of antiques has invariably sprung from their passion for collecting. My own personal love of collecting antiques and subsequent career in dealing …

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Guildford Walking for Health restarts

Fresh air, sunshine and gentle exercise can do a world of good for your mental and physical health. The advice from the government is that you can continue to walk outside (staying a safe distance from others) unless you are showing symptoms. The latest guidance from the Ramblers Walking for Health state that …

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The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre set to re-open!

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford is thrilled to be opening its doors once again with series of films and live events this summer and autumn. On Saturday 8th August, enjoy a drink and an afternoon of live Jazz on the riverside terrace courtesy of Guildford Jazz and some of …

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Discounted Dining In Dorking

Dorking diners can delight in a tasty discount at 19 participating establishments during August under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3rd and 31st August, diners will get a 50% discount on food and soft drinks (up to a maximum of £10 …

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Guildford Antiques & Brocante market is back!

Guildford Antiques & Brocante market is back on 13th September in the High Street  from 9.30am-3.30pm with 50+ stalls. Following two successful markets last year, they are back on the 13th September for the first of two for the autumn. It will be offering a huge array of items,  including …

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A message from Haslemere Museum

Firstly, we hope that you and your family and friends are well and have not found the restrictions too difficult to manage. We would like to thank you for your continued support of the Museum, we are grateful not just for your financial generosity but also for your generosity of …

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Weekend Walk: Leith Hill and Friday Street (6.5 miles)

At 965 feet (294m) Leith Hill is not only the highest point in Surrey but also the highest in south east England. It is a magnificent viewpoint, one of a series that crowns the well-wooded greensand ridge a few miles south of the North Downs. This walk is mostly through …

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Heirloom Fruit and Vegetables

Food writer Shirlee Posner looks into traditional varieties of fruit and vegetables Some chefs are proud of the provenance of their ingredients and its not unusual to see heritage or heirloom mentioned on menus particularly in reference to tomatoes. In the south east of England we are lucky to have …

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Guildford-on-Sea now online!

Enjoy the ultimate seaside ‘staycation’ without even leaving the comfort of your home or garden, as Guildford-on-Sea goes online. One of Guildford’s top-ranking summer attractions, the family-friendly urban beach is to return this year, but due to Covid-19 restrictions, will be offering a virtual day at the seaside to keep …

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Fabulous new testimonial for VantagePoint!

We we very grateful to receive a lovely message from Jen Clay at Oakleaf Enterprises. As a VantagePoint team, we all joined into one of their wonderful quizzes in lockdown and had a great time – and raised money for this amazing charity. Support them if you can! www.oakleaf-enterprise.org

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Shallot tarte tatin with goat’s cheese

David Gillott is the owner of Four Gables Group, which is based on a smallholding in Ashtead. In David’s Tarte Tatin, the gentle flavour of the shallots is a perfect partner to goat’s cheese – whether you choose a young, mellow cheese or a full-flavoured showstopper, these are going to …

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Creating a Garden for Retirement by Beth Otway

In the garden I am always thinking ahead, whether I’m ordering seed for future sowings, designing a new feature, planning a long-term trial or just thinking about which new plants to grow next year. It is always wise to plan for the future so that you can fulfil all your …

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BBC Countryfile explores Surrey’s precious heathlands

This week BBC Countryfile TV presenters Matt Baker and Margherita Taylor joined Surrey Wildlife Trust in celebrating Surrey’s rare and precious heathlands.  A full schedule of virtual guided walks, talks and heathland inspired activities took place on the Trust’s social media channels between 27th July and 2nd August to celebrate …

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The importance of music in schools

Nearly everyone enjoys music, whether by listening to it, singing, or playing an instrument. Read on to learn why music education is so important, and how it offers benefits even beyond itself. 1. Musical training helps develop language and reasoning: Students who have early musical training will develop the areas …

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A Perfectly Packaged Picnic

The FoodSmith  Having been a nanny for 5 years of my professional career I feel like I am qualified to have an opinion on this. The common picnic… For many folks this is a slap-dash job, roll out the tin foil, clingfilm, tupperware boxes, with mismatch lids and arrive at …

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Video Advice Service from Citizen’s Advice extended

Citizen’s Advice Waverley are pleased to report that the Video Advice Service at the Farnham and Cranleigh offices is working well and supporting a significant number of the community who do not have access to the phone and email service. They will extend the service to Haslemere and Godalming commencing …

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Top tips for summer pet safety

With summer on its way, it is vital to ensure that our dogs and cats are properly cared for in the hot weather. We asked a couple of local vets for some hints and tips: 1. Provide plenty of clean fresh water for all pets in warmer weather. 2. Paddling …

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Haslemere’s Glad Rags Project

The GladRags Project began in March as lockdown confined us all to our homes. Haslemere Educational Museum and artist Diana Burch are collaborating to create a community textile record of the positives we noticed in trying times. As restrictions ease, we would like all ages and abilities to think about …

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Mole Valley’s Healthy Walks Return

Mole Valley District Council’s (MVDC) Walk for Health walks have restarted, with new guidelines to keep walkers safe.   The Walk for Health scheme is a programme of fun, free and accessible weekly walks ideal for anyone looking to become more active. A maximum of five places are now available per …

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5 ‘Post Lockdown’ Tips for improving your fitness and health

Well, these last few months have been a tricky one for health and fitness! Where have you stood, or possibly sat, during the lockdown months? Many started with great intentions; out walking more, taking up running, home workouts and cycling, but alongside this, there seemed to be more ‘evening comfort’ …

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Weekend Walk: Shottermill to Marley Common (3.5 miles)

This is a great walk to do with the children, and dad will be happy as it starts and ends at a pub! It takes in ancient beech woodland, perfect hide-and-seek territory, and a chestnut coppice that’s an ideal den-building spot. You may also catch a glimpse of fish in …

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Guildford’s refreshed town centre museum opens soon

Guildford Museum is looking forward to welcoming visitors back after being closed for the past twelve months for essential repairs providing another free attraction to visit in our historic town centre. The museum opens with a temporary exhibition ‘Commemoration and Celebration’ to commemorate Guildford’s experience of Victory in Europe Day …

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Brunching out

Given people’s increasingly hectic lives, brunch is becoming a very popular meal, especially at weekends. After that stolen lie-in, a heavy duty shopping expedition or a morning ferrying children left, right and centre, what could be better than a mouth-watering mid-morning treat? The word ‘brunch’ first appeared in print in …

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Kiddiwalks: Gunpowder at Chilworth (3 miles)

A lovely walk that starts in peaceful woodland where only the bird song and the sound of running water breaks the silence. Amongst the trees will be found the stark remains of Chilworth’s old gunpowder mills, at one time the most important in England. Just imagine the scene as horses …

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Cooked Meals for Vulnerable Families

Stoke Community Support, Guildford and surrounding areas.  The Project Team of Stoke Community Support (SCS)  is providing cooked meals to vulnerable families/individuals across Guildford in response to Covid-19.   Led by St John’s Church Stoke and St Peter’s Church Stoke Hill, SCS is working in collaboration with St Saviour’s Church, …

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Is Covid-19 a Pain?!

For many people,  working from home has resulted in many aches and pains, with very little awareness of the potential problems that can occur. There are so many potential problems but here we have decided to focus on just one – laptops. Many people work on laptops all of the …

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Mole Valley Heritage Open Days Return

Heritage Open Days brings together more than 2,000 organisations, 5,500 events and 46,000 volunteers annually. It’s a chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences, all for free. For the first time, because of current social distancing measures, the programme will focus on virtual tours and digital experiences, …

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Dealing with Debt – Citizens Advice Waverley can help…

During the coronavirus pandemic many people have been made redundant, others have been furloughed to protect their jobs and many have had to claim benefits. The government, regulators and firms have acted to protect people from the financial impact of coronavirus by pausing large parts of the economy. Across the …

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Take three local chefs…

These recipes have been supplied by our good friend Tracy Carroll from www.localfoodbritain.co.uk which showcases the very best local food, drinks, and places to eat locally. Wilted Watercress & Local Squid Sauté The Elsted Inn, Lisa and Malcolm King’s jewel of a country pub, is a favourite with walkers and …

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Oakleaf Update

At Oakleaf, we are adjusting to the times and moving forward best we can. We are now offering 22 different activities, training and support virtually to hundreds of clients, as well as our 1:1 counselling service and evening Safe Haven. Our current online activities: Tai Chi, Choir, Sleep, Creativity, IT …

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Weekend Walk: Runnymede and its memorials

This walk this month takes you through Virginia Water and on to the River Thames and the three memorials at Runnymede – to the Magna Carta, President Kennedy and the Air Forces, all of which are free to visit. If you want to make a day of it, you could …

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Personal Training that Suits YOU and YOUR Lifestyle.

Fiona Digby-Jones gives some advice on how we can get back on track and in shape following the past few months of lockdown. I know how overwhelming it can feel keeping on top of all that your business or busy job demands of you,  Let alone keeping on top of …

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Surrey Hills next in line for boundary extension

The Surrey Hills AONB Board are delighted to hear the news that fellow AONB, Suffolk Coast & Heaths has had approval from the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to extend their current boundary. This extension is great news for all protected landscapes and shines a light …

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Montezuma’s Chocolate recipes!

Montezuma’s Chocolate has partnered with Rosie Birkett, a cook, food writer and influencer to create a Chocolate, Cardamon and Hazelnut Tart and Mango & White Chocolate Mousse recipe. Chocolate, Cardamom and Hazelnut Tart This tart is a wonderful example of how great quality chocolate can be elevated into a really special dessert. I …

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Our Local Wildlife Trusts

Phil Kemp meets with the Surrey Wildlife Trust to learn about the outstanding work they and other Wildlife Trusts do to safeguard and enhance the natural environment for the benefit of nature. The Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts was founded in 1912 with the charity’s primary role being to ensure …

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Guildford Book Festival launches fundraising appeal

Guildford Book Festival has announced that it is facing an uncertain future as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The charity, which this October is set to celebrate its 31st edition, is reliant upon sponsorship and advertising to generate the £20,000 it costs each year to deliver …

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Barbecue and a bread

Jerk pork & shallot skewers with pineapple salsa Ingredients: 650g pork steaks, cut into 2.5cm cubes (leg or shoulder), 12 shallots, peeled and cut in half, 3 tbsp jerk rub, 3 tbsp olive oil. For the Salsa: ½ fresh pineapple, chopped into 1cm cubes, 3 shallots, finely chopped, a handful …

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Latest news from The Clockhouse, Milford Day Centre

The trustees continue to contact and support members and volunteers regularly. Our mobile lending library is popular and the number of books and DVDs has increased considerably thanks to some very generous donations. For those who wish to purchase a book or DVD they are on sale for £1. Alternatively, …

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Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS)  has raised more than £1m so far through its Coronavirus Emergency Appeal. This is just over a third of the total shortfall the charity was predicting due to the cancellation of major events and a decrease in fundraising income. The life-saving charity launched its …

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Weekend Walk: Chawton – figure of eight (4.5 + 5 miles)

This walk takes you through pretty woods and fields around Chawton in Hampshire. You may, of course, choose to tackle only one of the loops and spend time visiting Jane Austen’s house. The walk was submitted by Guildford Rambling Club (see guildfordramblingclub.org.uk). Option 1 – 4.5 miles – Chawton to …

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Citizens Advice Waverley Coronavirus update

During the Coronavirus crisis Citizens Advice Waverley advisers have been working safely from home to continue to provide advice to the community via telephone and e-mail. This service will continue. Telephone: Call Advice line 0344 848 7969 to speak to an adviser. e-mail: Please complete the enquiry form at www.waverleycab.org.uk …

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Help Phil Spencer halt the Alton Incinerator

We’re all keen to go green aren’t we? All being urged to ditch single-use plastic, switch to smart cars and embrace all initiatives to halt climate change? So why would anyone think that an enormous incinerator generating CO2 is the answer to the world’s waste problems? But French multi-national Veolia …

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Arts Alive is E-Live in Mole Valley

Local arts groups are being invited to take part in Mole Valley’s annual arts festival, Arts Alive, which this year has been renamed Arts E-Live as events move online. Supported by Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) and now in its 24th year, Arts Alive is the biggest arts festival in …

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Stay Loyal to Local!

As Local Food Britain launches a new campaign encouraging people to ‘Stay Loyal to Local’ beyond the lockdown, here we explain more about how it all came about – and the ways that independent businesses are set to benefit While the lockdown has undoubtedly brought many challenges, one of the …

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The Meaning of Birdsong – a poem

This poem was sent in to us by one of our readers, Peter Taylor           Warm May morning, pink azaleas alight, never been so bright before, so fiery so soon after winter’s wake (quite late this year). I toast my feet beneath a dodging sun, soaking …

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