Rehab and anxiety treatment services could remain split after "botched" council consultation

Surrey Comet:

1:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Dr Phil Moore, deputy chairman of Kingston clinical commissioning group, said the move of psychological therapies was planned about six months ago for space reasons.

Elderly woman injured in New Malden car crash

Surrey Comet:

9:52am Friday 19th September 2014

Firefighters rescued a woman, reported to be 80, trapped in her car following a crash in New Malden.

Prisoners' education charity urges votes for £3,000 bank grant

Surrey Comet:

4:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A charity providing education to prisoners is urging people to vote for it to receive a £3,000 grant from a bank.

Michelin-starred chef to dish up meals in school canteens

Surrey Comet:

11:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Everyone can remember the meals which were dished up to them in the school canteen.

Jail for thief who stole tables, chairs and trees from restaurants

Surrey Comet:

2:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

A thief who stole £1,850-worth of garden furniture from restaurants has been handed a 12-week custodial sentence.

Isabella Plantation gets a million pound makeover

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

The Isabella Plantation at Richmond Park has benefited from more than £1.5m of improvement works.

Police concerned about whereabouts of teen from Thames Ditton

Surrey Comet:

4:01pm Monday 8th September 2014

Police have said they are “increasingly concerned” for the welfare of a teenage girl who disappeared from her home in Thames Ditton last night.

Police called to 'large fight' yesterday afternoon

Surrey Comet:

3:43pm Monday 8th September 2014

The fight is supposed to have taken place at 4pm.

Richmond Theatre welcomes Rat Pack of opera for Holly Lodge Centre fundraiser

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

The Rat Pack of opera will perform a special concert in aid of Richmond Park’s Holly Lodge Centre.

Get your tickets for Dizzee Rascal at Kempton this weekend

Surrey Comet:

1:33pm Friday 5th September 2014

Dizzee Rascal performs live after a day of racing at the Kempton Park this weekend.

Cars, fencing and scrap metal destroyed by early morning blaze at small business

Surrey Comet:

11:53am Thursday 4th September 2014

Business owner vows to carry on despite devastation.

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

Surrey Comet: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

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

Cyclist who died in Richmond Park named as Oxshott scientist

Surrey Comet:

11:44am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A neighbour has paid tribute to a cyclist who died after falling from his bicycle in Richmond Park, a scientist from Oxshott called Dr Sian Tiong Lim.

Ceremony stays on dry land for RNLI-themed wedding

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

An RNLI volunteer was treated to a guard of honour from his crew mates when he tied the knot last weekend.

Hampton Court Food Festival attracts thousands of foodies

Surrey Comet:

2:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

Foodies flocked in their thousands to the first BBC Good Food festival at Hampton Court this bank holiday weekend.

Cyclist "racked with guilt" raises safety concerns about Richmond Hill descent where man died

Surrey Comet:

1:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

A cyclist has raised concerns about one of Richmond Park’s busiest cycle route after a man died after falling from his bicycle earlier this week.

Prolific burglar jailed after racking up a £700,000 haul in just four years

Surrey Comet:

10:10am Friday 29th August 2014

Victims of a prolific burglar who stole nearly £700,000 worth of goods over four years have been reunited with their sentimental items.

Artist completes mural homage to Richard Attenborough

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A street artist has created a mural as a tribute to Lord Richard Attenborough.

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.

Hampton Court choristers get grant boost

Surrey Comet:

2:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Boys who wish to train as choristers will benefit from a grant ensuring greater numbers get training scholarships at Hampton Court Palace.

Buddhist temple holds UK-first lantern ceremony

Surrey Comet:

12:53pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

More than 200 people gathered on bank holiday Monday to send off message-bearing floating lanterns expressing wishes, intentions and commitments in a unique festival, held in the UK for the first time.

Tributes paid to Lord Attenborough of Richmond, who died this weekend, aged 90

Surrey Comet:

11:50am Tuesday 26th August 2014

British cinema legend and Baron of Richmond Lord Richard Attenborough died this weekend, just five days before his 91st birthday.

Cyclist dies after falling in Richmond Park

Surrey Comet:

10:58am Monday 25th August 2014

A cyclist who fell from his bike in Richmond Park on Sunday morning has died.

Licence review for Royal Oak pub after arson and assault

Surrey Comet:

10:44am Monday 18th August 2014

An arson attack and assault on a staff member have left a pub facing a licence review.

Kingston Hospital doctor to face trial

Surrey Comet:

9:08am Monday 18th August 2014

A Kingston Hospital doctor will stand trial over the accident of Surrey Comet features editor June Sampson nearly a year after the incident.

Enter the murky world of Surrey's executions

Surrey Comet:

11:02am Saturday 16th August 2014

Sheep thieves, murderers, forgers and rapists were hanged in front of cheering crowds as a spectacle across Surrey in the early 19th century.

Ballerina dream comes true for 12-year-old from Worcester Park

Surrey Comet:

10:55am Saturday 16th August 2014

Dreams came true for a young ballet dancer from Worcester Park.

Building society makes £150k available to Kingston charities

Surrey Comet: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

10:46am Saturday 16th August 2014

Kingston’s small charities are set to receive a share of £150,000 from the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation.

Arts bonanza at Fairfield mini-festival

Surrey Comet: Green Theatre Company: Speaking only to their guests

2:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Performers from across Kingston will descend on the Fairfield in a mini-festival designed to showcase the best of the borough.

Lidl triples deliveries and angers neighbours with £100 voucher offer

Surrey Comet:

9:50am Friday 15th August 2014

A Chessington woman has lost patience with a supermarket taking three times as many daily deliveries as was promised when it was built.

Landlord transforms wall into WWI homage

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Friday 15th August 2014

No fruit machines or pool tables here - instead this Kingston landlord has installed a commemorative wall display featuring recruitment posters from World War One.

Pratchett premiere arriving at the Rose

Surrey Comet:

2:20am Friday 15th August 2014

A Youth Music Theatre UK director has taken on a Terry Pratchett Discworld classic to premiere in Kingston this month.

Pigeon poo coverage back in the news

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

It cakes the road and falls on passing drivers - pigeon poo is on the agenda again.

Could social media campaign be the key to revitalising Tolworth Broadway?

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A group of residents have clubbed together on social media to try to revitalise Tolworth Broadway.

Royal Star and Garter resident marks 100th birthday

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A Royal Star and Garter resident will be showing everyone who is boss after celebrating her 100th birthday.

Warrant squad celebrates 50th crime-busting result

Surrey Comet:

8:08am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Police officers searching for the borough’s most wanted men and women celebrated their 50th successful result after an offender handed himself in.

Burglars bag £7k of jewellery in two New Malden raids

Surrey Comet:

8:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Two burglaries in New Malden netted more than £7,000-worth of jewellery in one day for intruders.

Spring Grove pub calls for time on punter restrictions

Surrey Comet: SC/KIN Kingston Council under fire for 'failing to safeguard children'

7:53am Wednesday 13th August 2014

The owners of a Kingston pub have asked councillors to lift a restriction on the number of punters it can serve.

Comedy night organiser remembers Robin Williams surprise performance at Fighting Cocks

Surrey Comet:

6:28pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A comedy night organiser has recalled the night Robin Williams performed in Kingston.

UPDATE: Family of four in 'loss of control' car crash which closed both sides of A3

Surrey Comet:

3:41pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Updated: A man was airlifted while three other members of his family were also taken to hospital by road after the crash on the A3 near Cobham this afternoon

Brace yourselves for the revamped, pumped-up arrival of The Surbo

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

At once a literary salon, a grand prix, a business conference and more, this year's Surbiton festival - rebranded The Surbo - will be bigger than ever.

Children hit the O2 stage with global superstar Robbie Williams

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Students from a New Malden acting and singing school got the chance to perform alongside entertainer Robbie Williams last week.

Knights get a taste of medieval life at Fairfield event

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Wannabe outlaws and knights descended on the Fairfield for Kingston Museum's Robin Hood festival.

Google Street-style software being used for Surrey roadworks

Surrey Comet: John Furey, cabinet member for highways

10:13am Monday 11th August 2014

Taxpayers will save hundreds of thousands of pounds as Surrey becomes the first county to roll out a Google Street style software to speed up road improvements.

Work begins on Christ Church New Malden development

Surrey Comet:

9:51am Monday 11th August 2014

A Victorian vicarage is being demolished to make way for a new carbon neutral one, plus flats and houses.

Sound artist brings a first to Richmond's open spaces

Surrey Comet: Riverside: A key site next to listed Richmond Bridge

9:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Visitors can use their mobile phones to listen to natural sounds of Richmond in a technological first for any London borough.

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.

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.

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.

Mother takes on ridiculous challenge for Harrison's Fund

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A mother of five from Chessington will fill the next year with a range of tough challenges to raise money for Harrison’s Fund.






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