Travel back to "midnight circus" of 80s nightclub in award-winning play

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Travel back in time to the "midnight circus" of a northern nightclub in the 80s in an award-winning play.

Gala evening commemorates First World War centenary at racecourse

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A gala evening of music and poetry will commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Dedicated milkman delivered last pint this morning

Surrey Comet:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A dedicated milkman delivered his last pint this morning after more than 38 years of early starts.

Epsom hospital will be in the pink next weekend

Surrey Comet:

10:56am Saturday 30th August 2014

A parade of pink cars will make a pit stop at Epsom Hospital next weekend, as part of a fundraiser for children with cancer.

French dancers and morris men dance across London and Surrey

Surrey Comet:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Merry morris men and a French dance troupe danced their way across London and Surrey.

Inflatable wrestlers and performing dogs among attractions at fun day

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Giant inflatable wrestlers, performing dogs and martial arts fighters will be among the many attractions on offer at Epsom and Ewell's popular annual fun day.

One-woman cabaret show about wartime women

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A one-woman cabaret show will be telling the story of what women did during the First and Second World Wars.

Dog bites land five people a week in Epsom and St Helier A&Es

Surrey Comet:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Dog bites landed about five people a week in Epsom and St Helier hospitals' A&Es in the first half of this year.

Auction tonight in memory of "lovely" mother and son killed in car crash

Surrey Comet:

11:17am Friday 29th August 2014

An auction is being held tonight in memory of a "lovely" mother and son killed in a car crash.

"Nasty and unprovoked" : Remorseless men laugh at teenage victim after violent attack

Surrey Comet:

9:50am Friday 29th August 2014

Remorseless men laughed at a teenage girl during a “nasty” unprovoked attack in the street last week.

Decision day over plans to build care home on playing fields in Ewell

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A decision on whether a care home can be built on playing fields will be made next week amid opposition from Sport England and campaigners.

Southern denies problems with electronic travel card at Epsom station

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Southern has denied that there have been any major problems with people using its new electronic travel card at Epsom station, despite commuters' claims to the contrary.

"Prisons are being reduced to warehouses": Company pulls the plug on contract to educate inmates at High Down

Surrey Comet: Firefighters were called to High Down Prison on Saturday evening

12:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A private company has prematurely pulled the plug on a contract to provide education to inmates at High Down prison as the numbers attending lessons meant it has been delivering the service at a loss.

"Epsom would be welcomed into London with open arms", says Sutton and Croydon Assembly Member

Surrey Comet: Councilor Steve O’Connell

6:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

Epsom would be "welcomed with open arms" if it became part of the capital and the borough's residents should be given a say on the issue, according to a London Assembly member.

Nursing home resident with dementia found wandering in street

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

An outraged man found an elderly woman with dementia wandering in the street after a door was accidentally left unlocked at her care home.

Cycling flasher exposed himself on Bank Holiday Monday

Surrey Comet:

2:22pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A cycling flasher exposed himself in the morning on Bank Holiday Monday.

PICTURES: Racegoers turn out for day of racing and family fun day

Surrey Comet:

2:20pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Despite overcast skies punters turned out for a day of racing at Epsom Downs Racecourse on Tuesday.

Firefighters tackle flooding at accommodation owned by charity for the disabled

Surrey Comet:

2:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Firefighters tackled a flood at accommodation owned by a charity for the disabled.

Two men taken to hospital after BMW crash

Surrey Comet:

1:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A BMW crash led to two men being taken to hospital on Bank Holiday Monday.

Antiques dealer values "dusty heirlooms" at care home

Surrey Comet:

12:22pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

An antiques dealer gave an insight into his long career, including television appearances on the Antiques Roadshow, at a care home last week.

Update: Disruption to train services across South West Trains network after faulty track

Surrey Comet: The South West's top train stations revealed

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A defect in a track running through Wimbledon needs to be repaired.

PICTURES: Families get up close to racehorses at Epsom’s training yards

Surrey Comet:

9:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Hundreds of people got up close to racehorses and went behind the scenes at Epsom’s training yards on Sunday.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Surrey Comet: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

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

Sweethearts who met at wartime vacuum cleaner factory celebrate 70 years of marriage

Surrey Comet:

4:14pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Wartime sweethearts who first met on a vacuum cleaner factory floor are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today.

'Mad' dog derby run at Epsom Downs Racecourse

Surrey Comet:

4:08pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Terriers went head-to-head in a "mad" dog derby at the home of the world famous horse race of the same name on Sunday.

"Unfit, unlikely and unable" middle-aged men to cycle 165 miles for charity

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Four middle-aged men, who describe themselves as "unfit, unlikely and unable", are preparing to cycle 165 miles for charity.

WW I Blast From the Past: Why did young recruits have to wear cardboard badges?

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WW1 Blast from the Past: The story behind the cardboard badges worn by recruits from university and public schools.

Young disabled poet holds evening in aid of Epsom Phab youth club

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A young disabled poet is organising an evening of poetry and music in aid of his former youth club for children with disabilities.

How did an African elephant charity end up in Leatherhead?

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A tiny elephant, just a day old, lost his family in a stampede and was rescued by helicopter from remote Kenyan mountain range earlier this month.

Stories behind world's worst serial killers to be revealed at Epsom Playhouse

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

Get into the minds of some of the worst serial killers the world has seen during an intriguing evening with a retired murder squad detective.

Journeys to be disrupted as London Bridge station closes for a week

Surrey Comet:

1:33pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Commuters across Surrey and south London will have their journeys to work disrupted next week, as London Bridge station closes for redevelopment.

Teenagers come to the end of a life-changing week

Surrey Comet:

12:48pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A group of students have come to the end of a life-changing week, after caring for physically and mentally disabled teenagers from across the area.

Live screening of sold-out A Streetcar Named Desire

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

The production is completely sold-out at the West End's Young Vic theatre, but here is your chance to enjoy the critically-acclaimed A Streetcar Named Desire.

Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona to be screened in Leatherhead

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A live stage production of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona is to be screened in Leatherhead.

Only call 999 in emergency, says paramedic before busy bank holiday weekend

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

An ambulance service is asking people to only call 999 in emergency ahead of a busy bank holiday weekend for staff.

Man charged in connection with string of shop burglaries

Surrey Comet:

4:52pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A man has been charged in connection with a string of shop burglaries.

Appeal over refused planning permission for care home on college site

Surrey Comet:

10:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

An appeal has been lodged against the refusal of planning permission for a controversial care home on a college site.

Children from areas blighted by Chernobyl Disaster visit Epsom for respite holiday

Surrey Comet:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Children from areas blighted by the fallout from the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster were treated to medical check-ups, fun days out and warm winter clothes on a month’s trip to the area.

Police release CCTV image of shopper at Tesco checkout after criminal damage allegation

Surrey Comet:

5:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Police have released a CCTV image of a man in connection with criminal damage at Tesco.

Headteacher heckled at controversial sports dome meeting

Surrey Comet:

4:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Anti-dome campaigners and residents heckled a headteacher at a meeting last night about his controversial plans for new sports facilities.

Fathers’ rights activist charged with criminal damage after camping out on MP's roof

Surrey Comet:

3:32pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A fathers’ rights activist has been charged with criminal damage after setting up camp on Justice Secretary Chris Grayling’s roof.

GCSE Results 2014: Glyn School, Ewell

Surrey Comet:

3:02pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A high-performing boy’s comprehensive school has said changes to English Language exams have “worked against” its students.

GCSE Results 2014: Therfield School, Leatherhead

Surrey Comet:

2:51pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Therfield School has been celebrating their GCSE results this morning.

GCSE Results 2014: Epsom College, Epsom

Surrey Comet:

2:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Epsom College students were celebrating some of the school’s best ever GCSE results today.

GCSE Results 2014: Ewell Castle School, Ewell

Surrey Comet:

1:23pm Thursday 21st August 2014

GCSE results at Ewell Castle School saw a significant improvement this year with the school “returning to an upward trend in performance”.

GCSE Results 2014: Blenheim High School, Epsom

Surrey Comet:

1:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The overall pass rate at Blenheim High School was 99 per cent as nervous students collected their GCSE results this morning.

GCSE Results 2014: Beacon School, Banstead

Surrey Comet:

12:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Six triplets who were born on the same day in the same hospital were top achievers at the Beacon School this morning.

GCSE Results 2014: St John's School, Leatherhead

Surrey Comet:

12:02pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Students celebrated at St John’s School in Leatherhead this morning, which achieved particularly “exceptional” GCSE results in science.

GCSE Results 2014: Epsom and Ewell High School, West Ewell

Surrey Comet:

11:50am Thursday 21st August 2014

Epsom and Ewell High School has been celebrating this morning after receiving “record” GCSE results.

GCSE Results 2014: City of London Freemen's School, Ashtead

Surrey Comet:

11:23am Thursday 21st August 2014

City of London Freemen’s School achieved an overall 100 per cent pass rate in this year’s GCSEs.






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