Two teens arrested after Ka flips on to roof

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Two teenagers were arrested after a car crashed into a lamppost and flipped on to its roof in a residential street in Walton.

Thousands turn out for successful Claygate Village Show

Surrey Comet:

3:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

It was a day of non-stop fun as celebrations and activities took over Claygate Recreation Ground.

Zero waste wins Walton's Heart a second environmental award

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Walton shopping centre has been handed a second award for its zero waste to landfill campaign.

Masked jewel robbers 'left DNA on kidnap victim'

Surrey Comet: Four to appear in court over Cobham jeweller kidnapping

5:16pm Monday 21st July 2014

A jeweller was tied up and blindfolded as robbers ransacked his house and later drove him to his Cobham shop so they could steal jewellery, a court heard.

Elmbridge schools to benefit from £390m Government boost

Surrey Comet:

4:00am Monday 21st July 2014

School pupils in the borough will benefit from an additional £212 each after the Government announced a further boost to education funding.

Hinchley Wood School transforms in to Rydell High

Surrey Comet:

3:30am Monday 21st July 2014

Grease was the world at Hinchley Wood School last week as students became members of the T-Birds and Pink Ladies.

Cobham school children dress up for charity

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Policemen, tennis players, formula one drivers, teachers and nurses are often many children's career aspirations.

Grant scheme to help borough's elderly launched

Surrey Comet: Valued public servant: Rosemary Simmons

2:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A new grant scheme to support projects for the older generation has been launched.

Self portraits to be exhibited at Riverhouse Barn

Surrey Comet:

3:30am Sunday 20th July 2014

Arty and creative residents are invited to submit their self portraits as part of a competition launched by Elmbridge Council.

Cobham nursery hires its first apprentice as part of council initiative

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A Cobham nursery has hired its first apprentice as part of a Surrey County Council initiative.

Thames Ditton dances to the samba beat at summer fair

Surrey Comet:

4:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A taste of Brazil came to Thames Ditton as the summer of football came to a close.

Living room scene highlights Lord Mayor's appeal for Princess Alice Hospice

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Princess Alice Hospice set up a living room in a shopping centre to highlight the Lord Mayor’s appeal.

Woman 'falls from height" near A3 at Hook

Surrey Comet:

5:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

An air ambulance has landed in the grounds of Southborough High School after a crash on the A3 at Hook.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Surrey Comet: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

10:20am Friday 18th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Bateman exhibit helps Riverhouse Barn celebrate 25th year

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Friday 18th July 2014

An art exhibition with a difference comes to Walton this month, with not a single watercolour, charcoal or oil pastel in sight.

Supporters raise hundreds for Sam Beare Hospice

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A fun day complete with cream teas, a hog roast and live music raised more than £1,600 for Sam Beare Hospice.

Colleagues tackle three peak challenge for Shooting Star and Princess Alice Hospice

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A group of colleagues climbed three of the UK’s highest mountains in 24 hours to raise more than £10,000 for two charities.

Opera singing helps Hersham mark World War One anniversary

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Friday 18th July 2014

The sounds of opera will travel through Hersham as a special concert marks the anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Rescuers save swan from Chelsea Football Club training ground

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

There was plenty of action at Chelsea FC’s Stoke D’Abernon training ground last week, but none of it came from the players.

Burglar who was a blight on Elmbridge for a year gets next three in jail

Surrey Comet:

4:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A prolific burglar who targeted homes in the borough for a year has been jailed for three years.

Hinchley Wood School opens new sixth form

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A new sixth form centre has opened at Hinchley Wood School and will allow students to flourish, the school’s headteacher said.

Police move to reassure after man throws water at women in Bushy Park

Surrey Comet:

2:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

A man who has been throwing water at women in Bushy Park may have mental health issues, police have said.

Star-studded golf day raises thousands for Princess Alice Hospice

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A golf tournament filled with famous faces raised nearly £3,000 for Princess Alice Hospice.

Heatwave alert issued as temperatures set to reach 29 degrees in London

Surrey Comet: Use sunscreen: Watch those rays: Photo PA Photo/JupiterImages Corporation.

2:51pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Government's public health service has issued a heatwave warning as temperatures creep towards the 30 degrees Celsius mark in London and Surrey this week.

Touchtennis fun for Dominic Raab

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Dominic Raab MP swapped the House of Commons for the tennis court to find out more about a unique sport developed in the borough.

Half of all students at ACS Cobham gain top baccalaureate grades

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Students at ACS Cobham International School celebrated their success in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, with nearly half the students achieving top grades.

Esher College trio invited to Cambridge University conference

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Three Esher College students enjoyed a stay at Cambridge University as part of a two-day conference.

Summer fun for Walton Charity's annual shindig

Surrey Comet:

1:50am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Residents at Walton Charity’s care home enjoyed an afternoon of celebrations at their annual summer party.

Surrey councillors u-turn on massive allowances hike

Surrey Comet: Leader of Surrey County Council David Hodge

5:53pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Tory councillors on Surrey County Council (SCC) have u-turned on their controversial decision to vote themselves huge increases in allowances.

Philip Hammond confirmed as Foreign Secretary

Surrey Comet:

9:36am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Philip Hammond, MP for Runnymede and Weybridge, has been appointed Foreign Secretary as part of the cabinet reshuffle.

Pudding supremo makes it to national dessert final

Surrey Comet:

2:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A Thames Ditton nursery chef has been named as a finalist in a national dessert competition.

Family-friendly festival brings Georgian living to life

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Travel back 300 years this summer and live life like a Georgian as part of a family festival celebrating the era.

Special units from the Met Police showing off their skills

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Four-legged recruits of the Metropolitan Police are among those showing off their skills at Imber Court this weekend.

Final event for Reed's School's bicentenary

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A speech day that attracted 1,600 guests marked the finale of a Cobham school’s bicentenary events.

Rain and mud no deterrent for 400 dedicated runners

Surrey Comet:

9:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Athletes braved the mud and a downpour as they took in the sights of Claygate for the village’s annual run.

Oxshott salon proves it can cut it with place at national awards

Surrey Comet:

8:26am Monday 14th July 2014

An Oxshott hair salon has been named as a finalist for the British hairdressing business awards.

VIDEO: Waitrose staff erupt into flashmob

Surrey Comet:

8:22am Monday 14th July 2014

Imagine heading out to do your weekly food shop to find staff erupting into song and dance around you.

Costa Coffee branch allowed after Planning Inspectorate decision

Surrey Comet:

4:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A third branch of Costa Coffee will open in Hinchley Wood, after the Planning Inspectorate overturned a refusal for the premises.

Babies and toddlers teethed on to classical music

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Babies and toddlers got their first taste of live classical music at a special concert in Walton.

Sam Beare Hospice welcomes spa and relaxation day

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Day patients at Sam Beare Hospice enjoyed being pampered as part of a spa and relaxation day.

Open day at Hampton Court Palace Choral Foundation

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Boys with heavenly voices have been invited to an open day at Hampton Court Palace’s royal chapel.

Guilty plea from former teacher found with indecent images of children

Surrey Comet: Nicholas Jackson was handed a four-month jail term but had served that time in custody on remand

9:32am Friday 11th July 2014

A former teacher from East Molesey has pleaded guilty to possessing indecent images of children.

Cobham woman jailed and stolen meat finds a grateful home

Surrey Comet:

9:07am Friday 11th July 2014

A woman has been jailed for eight weeks after stealing meat from Cobham motorway services last month.

Drake Park homes for Elmbridge people, developers say

Surrey Comet:

9:25am Friday 11th July 2014

Affordable housing at a garden village planned for Walton will be allocated to current Elmbridge residents, Drake Park developers have said.

Motorcross bike stolen from Thames Ditton garage

Surrey Comet:

9:38am Friday 11th July 2014

An orange motorcross bike was stolen from a home in Thames Ditton after burglars broke into a garage.

Fight at West Molesey pub leaves man in hospital with serious head injuries

Surrey Comet:

9:52am Thursday 10th July 2014

Two people were taken to hospital after a fight between a large group of people in a pub in West Molesey.

Cobham Riverhill regeneration project gets the royal seal of approval

Surrey Comet:

10:59am Thursday 10th July 2014

A sea of Union flags greeted the Countess of Wessex as she visited Cobham yesterday for the dedication of the Riverhill regeneration project.

The true magic of Hampton Court Flower Show revealed

Surrey Comet: Pictures from the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2012.

3:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

June Sampson: I have not missed a single show since it started in 1990. I've seen it grow from a modest event over 10 acres to the largest show of its kind in the world.

1,000 home village planned for Walton in the spotlight again

Surrey Comet: Drake Park: What do you think?

9:27am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Amended plans for a 1,000 home village in Walton go on display today after residents aired their concerns about the development.

Claygate woman wins silver award at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Surrey Comet:

9:39am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A Claygate garden designer has added another accolade to her name after scooping a silver award at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

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