An Easter message of love and new life

Surrey Comet: The Bishop of Kingston Richard Cheetham

7:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

Last week I visited a remarkable charity called Chapter 1, together with Bishop Paul Hendricks from the Roman Catholic Church.

Youngsters are off to the races for bet365 Jump Finale

Surrey Comet: Raceday: The winners' enclosure Credit: Louise Pollard

3:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Sandown Park racecourse in Esher will host a Kids Love the Races roadshow alongside the bet365 Jump Finale at the weekend.

Curfew for teen who swiped cash from football club

Surrey Comet: McKellar was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court

2:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A teenager who swiped cash from Hampton Football Club has been given a curfew.

Heart shopping centre hosts Easter kids' workshop tomorrow

Surrey Comet: Easter excitement: Head to the Heart

3:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Children can create their own egg cups and make Charlie and the Chocolate Factory sweets at a Kids’ Club Workshop held at the Heart Shopping Centre tomorrow.

Dancing horses delight at Hampton Court Palace

Surrey Comet: Neigh bad: Roland Heiss, Brahim Brinkhaus, Arne Koets, Maruis Schneider, Janna Behrens and Wolfgang Krischke

2:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A troop of horses put on their dancing hooves when they performed a routine at Hampton Court Palace this week.

Winter shelter project celebrated

Surrey Comet: Shelter project: Transforming Elmbridge

2:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Transform Housing and Support celebrated the successful completion of pilot project Emergency Winter Shelter this month.

Inquest finally listed for grandmother who died in retirement care home fire

Surrey Comet: Irene Cockerton died after a fire in the retirement home in Hinchley Wood on September 30, 2011

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

The inquest of 87-year-old Irene Cockerton who died after a fire in a Hinchley Wood retirement home will finally take place next month – more than two and a half years after her death.

Police seek two men after Hersham station ticket machine tampering

Surrey Comet: Appeal: Do you know this man?

3:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

British Transport Police (BTP) has released images of two men they would like to speak to after ticket machines at Hersham station were tampered with on numerous occasions.

Classic car and motorbike show returns for second year

Surrey Comet: Classics: Thousands of people turned out last year

2:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Classic car enthusiasts should take a trip down to Mercedes-Benz World, for the second annual Classic Car Show and Fayre.

Prison for man whose punch killed childhood friend

Surrey Comet: Sentenced: Patrick Conway

1:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A man who punched his childhood friend and killed him while out celebrating his 21st birthday has been jailed for four years and nine months.

History's biggest idiots feature in ACS Cobham teacher's new book

Surrey Comet: Writer and teacher: Adam Powell

3:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A Cobham teacher has released his first non-fiction book after being persuaded to write it by his pupils.

Marathon men raise thousands for Parkinson's charity

Surrey Comet: Runner: James McKechnie

3:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A teenager raised more than £2,000 for a Parkinson’s disease charity when he ran the London marathon at the weekend.

George Orwell performance amazes at Hampton Court House

Surrey Comet: Watching you: Thomy Lawson and James Conder

3:07pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A youth theatre group wowed audiences when they performed at Hampton Court House last week.

Noise patrols taking on late night nuisances

Surrey Comet: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

2:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Noisy neighbours beware – Elmbridge Council and Surrey Police have joined forces to take on the audibly antisocial late at night.

Esher choir returns from out-of-this-world trip

Surrey Comet: Singing in the Spain: Sing and Discover

2:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Two Esher singers were among a 50-strong group that recently returned from a performance at Spain’s Montserrat Basilica, the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral.

Coulson denies Milly Dowler hack knowledge

Surrey Comet: Andy Coulson denied knowing that Milly Dowler's phone was hacked.

1:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Andy Coulson today denied knowing murdered Walton schoolgirl Milly Dowler's phone was hacked while he was in charge of the News of the World.

Goats to be unleashed on Esher Common in conservation bid

Surrey Comet: Stare at goats: On Esher Common

3:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Goats will graze near Esher Common this summer as part of a conservation project.

Cycling pair get a great send off on their way to Spain

Surrey Comet: Big effort: Dean Beckett, 36, of Cottimore Avenue, Walton, and Martin Wells, 37, of Melrose Gardens, Hersham, are off to Spain by bike

2:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Two cyclists who have raised more than £40,000 for a cancer charity embarked on a 900-mile ride to Spain.

Excitement grows as Easter approaches in Esher

Surrey Comet: Marney's Gearing up for an Easter event

2:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Marney’s Village Inn in Esher hosts a day of Easter fun for the whole family on Saturday.

Three police cars called to bank for 'rude customer'

Surrey Comet: Police cars parked up opposite Santander in Walton

4:13pm Monday 14th April 2014

One onlooker said he thought a robbery had taken place, after seeing police pull up in the road opposite.

Meet the Hinchley Wood actress who played Anna Nicole Smith, and is now vying for Miss England crown

Surrey Comet: Seeking the crown: Isabelle Allan

5:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A former Hinchley Wood School pupil, who played Anna Nicole Smith in a television show, will be competing in this year’s Miss London final.

Drug addict asks to be sent to prison for his part in digger theft

Surrey Comet: JAILED: David Young, 23, used his ex-girlfriend's accounts to buy himself takeaway food, mobile phone top-ups and accessories, and shoes and clothing.

4:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Two men have been jailed for their part in the theft of a mini-digger in Claygate.

Former News of the World editor admits he knew about Milly Dowler phone hack

Surrey Comet: Milly Dowler phone hacking report may not be released until 2014

3:00am Monday 14th April 2014

The former managing editor of the News of the World has admitted he knew his paper had a voicemail message taken from Milly Dowler’s phone.

Elmbridge Council approves 1.5% allowance increase

Surrey Comet: Leader: John O'Reilly

3:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Elmbridge Council voted to increase the allowance of councillors by 1.5 per cent at the last meeting of full council.

Ashford and St Peter's staff celebrated at annual awards ceremony

Surrey Comet: Awards: Well done to the Ashford and St Peter's staff

3:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

More than 100 people came together to celebrate the achievement of staff from Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust.

Elmbridge Council formally calls election, now register to vote

Surrey Comet: Elmbridge Council seeks council tax benefit replacement

3:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

Elmbridge Council has formally called the election of a third of borough seats to be held on May 22.

Grammy supremo George Benson excited ahead of Hampton Court Palace Festival

Surrey Comet: Too cool: George Benson looking forward to London

3:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

For worldwide renowned jazz extraordinaire George Benson, London is a real treat.

Changes afoot at Xcel and Hurst Pool

Surrey Comet: Xcel: Under new ownership

3:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

The Elmbridge Xcel leisure complex and the Hurst Pool will see some changes over the next few months.

Walton Charity opens its latest venture - Charity House

Surrey Comet: Success: The pilot helped 11 organisations get grants

2:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Charities and social enterprises in Walton have a new opportunity to work together and benefit from affordable facilities with the opening of Charity House.

Ferrari kit car stolen and torched after keys 'fished from letterbox'

Surrey Comet: Ferrari kit car stolen and torched after keys 'fished from letterbox'

9:21am Friday 11th April 2014

Thieves fished keys for a Ferrari kit car from a letter box in Walton and then torched it.

Brooklands Hotel sold to Singaporean tycoon

Surrey Comet: Moving into the fast lane

3:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Brooklands Hotel has been sold to a Singaporean tycoon for more than £20m, after its owners went into administration.

River Mole gets repairs after winter flooding

Surrey Comet: River Mole: Badly hit by the winter floods (pictured)

3:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Repair work to the banks of the River Mole have been completed, after a turbulent winter caused extensive damage.

Police seek man after two exposure incidents on South West Trains

Surrey Comet: Do you know him? Police are looking for this man

3:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Police are hunting a man who exposed himself to two women on trains, and have released pictures of someone they believe has information.

Design award shortlist for welcomed Walton Bridge

Surrey Comet: Walton bridge was unveiled yesterday

2:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Walton Bridge has been shortlisted for the annual ICE London civil engineering awards.

Springtime at Garson's and the lambs come out to play

Surrey Comet: Too cute: Rhianna Bradshaw and Francesca Moore with a lovely lamb

4:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A pair of donkeys watched over lambs, piglets, ducklings and kid goats at an Esher garden centre this Easter.

Pond clearers needed for day of action on Esher Common

Surrey Comet: Bug hunting: And other fun available at Esher Common

3:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Green-fingered volunteers are sought for practical help to clear the ponds of Esher Common.

Children go round the world in just one day, with a little help from their parents

Surrey Comet: International: Olivia Clarke, 11, Jane Loader and Mica Simpson, 11, in a tilanga, the hat, a salendang, the scarf and holding a musical instrument called a sasando

3:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Children were able to visit 17 countries in one day as Walton Oak School held another successful international day.

Fountain Gallery to unveil new exhibition

2:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Tessa Charles’ large, colourful lino prints form a new exhibition at the Fountain Gallery, using the natural world as her inspiration.

Two seriously injured in Walton pub explosion

Surrey Comet: Fire: Two people were taken to hospital Credit: @DJM_real

5:09pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Two people were left with serious injuries and had to be doused with water after an explosion at a Walton pub.

Hampton Court artists display their works

Surrey Comet: Art: Seagulls by Nataliya Zozulya

3:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A new exhibition opens at Hampton Court next week, with artists Nicky Brown and Nataliya Zozulya launching Hampton Court and More at the Fountain Gallery.

Friends and colleagues rally round Max Clifford

Surrey Comet: Max Clifford

2:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A sports presenter laughed off suggestions she had seen PR guru Max Clifford walk around naked in the office when she worked for him.

Detective who caught Milly Dowler murderer Levi Bellfield slams his prison compensation payout

Surrey Comet: Levi Bellfield sentenced to second "whole life" sentence

4:42pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

The detective who led the investigation which snared serial killer Levi Bellfield has backed calls to strip him of a compensation payout.

Bentalls worker celebrates 100th birthday at Thames Ditton care home

Surrey Comet: Happy birthday: Enid Bagge celebrated with family and friends

4:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A former Bentalls employee who feared she may miss the London Olympics two years ago, has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Enjoy the adventures of Napoleon at Painshill Park

Surrey Comet: Battle time: A previous event at Painshill Park

3:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

History makes a comeback with a day of Napoleonic adventures next month.

Organiser urges all to get involved in Pinkribbon Walk

Surrey Comet: Breast Cancer Care: Can you help?

2:20am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A mother-of-two who had a breast cancer diagnosis 11 years ago, when she was 31, wants people to take part this year’s Pink Ribbonwalk.

St George's College back on Radio 4 programme

Surrey Comet: Singing loud: The St George's College choir

2:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A Weybridge college featured on a flagship BBC radio programme for the second year running.

Composer praises ACS Cobham's treatment of his latest work

Surrey Comet: Artist in residence: Michael Omer

2:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Michael Omer, the composer of Under a Different Sky has praised students from ACS Cobham and ACS Hillingdon for their performance of his new composition.

Man held in custody charged with West Molesey armed robbery

Surrey Comet: Keston oil trader faces jail over multimillion fraud

3:10am Monday 7th April 2014

A man has been charged in connection to an armed robbery at a West Molesey bookmakers.

Do you know who drove BMW into trees?

Surrey Comet: Mobile police counter coming to Cobham

3:00am Monday 7th April 2014

Police want to trace a driver who crashed into trees in Walton and drove off.

Man arrested after Walton vehicles damaged

Surrey Comet: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

3:00am Monday 7th April 2014

A man was arrested after several vehicles were damaged in Walton over the weekend.






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