Bravery award for man who risked his life to save another

Surrey Comet: Dorset Police

3:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A Kingston man who tried to save a person drowning in the sea has been given a top bravery award.

From good to excellent for Surbiton nursery

Surrey Comet: Smiles all round: Tiana, Anthony, Grazyna Anna Sutherland, Daisy and Dominic

2:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A Surbiton day nursery has been given an outstanding rating in its latest Ofsted inspection.

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.

Motorcyclist fined after dangerous overtake ends in crash

Surrey Comet: Merseyside men on firearms charges

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A motorcyclist who crashed into a car in Richmond has been fined for driving dangerously.

Police hunt train station flasher

Surrey Comet: Police want to speak to this man who they believe has key information

6:55pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Police are hunting a flasher who exposed himself on a train station platform.

Kelvin MacKenzie standing for election in Weybridge

Surrey Comet: Standing again: Former editor taking on the Tories

4:55pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Former editor of The Sun Kelvin MacKenzie will stand in the Elmbridge Council elections this May, in a bid to take a seat from the Conservatives.

Night of music and magic as seven schools join forces

Surrey Comet: Fun: Hampton School hosts numerous artistic events

3:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014

Children were treated to a musical extravaganza as seven local schools came together for a music partnership day.

Tributes paid to 20-year-old student Tayla Woodard who died after falling ill in Worcester Park house

Surrey Comet: Tributes paid to 20-year-old student Tayla Woodard who died after falling ill in Worcester Park house

1:23pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

A 20-year-old aspiring journalist died after being taken ill at a house in Worcester Park.

Worcester Park councillor convicted for racially aggravated assault in train station pub

Surrey Comet: Worcester Park councillor convicted for racially aggravated assault in train station pub

11:37am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A Sutton councillor has pleaded guilty to racially aggravated assault.

Massive vehicle means slow going on M25 this weekend

Surrey Comet: Plan ahead: It will be slow going on the M25

4:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

M25 drivers are being warned of potential delays when a large, slow-moving vehicle travels through Surrey this weekend.

Send us your pictures of sunny London and Surrey as warm weather finally arrives

Surrey Comet: Sunshine brings a tourism boost to the Cotswolds

12:01pm Sunday 9th March 2014

Britons will finally get to enjoy some warm weather today, as temperatures in the south are expected to top those in parts of Mediterranean Europe.

Royals at Reed's for school's 200th anniversary celebration

Surrey Comet: A day to remember: Her Majesty made Reed's School's 200th celebrations all the more special

1:53pm Thursday 6th March 2014

UPDATED: 2pm The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were welcomed to Reed’s School by a sea of a Union flags this morning.

Max Clifford indecent assault trial begins

Surrey Comet: Max Clifford

12:14pm Thursday 6th March 2014

The trial of former Wimbledon resident Max Clifford began today at Southwark Crown Court.

Former Surrey Comet compositor's 100th birthday bash attended by 101-year-old brother

Surrey Comet: Leonard and Ron together at the party

5:00am Thursday 6th March 2014

Newspaper man Ronald Alfred Pizzey celebrated turning 100 with a party filled with food, cake and family albums to flick through.

Comic operetta makes a singing start to spring

Surrey Comet: Celebration: Gordon Peters

4:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

He is the very model of a modern Gilbert and Sullivan aficionado.

Teenager charged following New Malden stabbing

Surrey Comet: KFC in New Malden High Street

1:40pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

A teenager has been charged with the stabbing of a schoolboy found slumped outside KFC in New Malden last summer.

Preparations begin for pink ribbon walk

Surrey Comet: Breast Cancer Care: Can you help?

9:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

Fundraisers will come out in masses and walk 10 or 20 miles on a scenic route from Hampton Court Palace to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Worst flood warnings to be removed from Thames region this afternoon

Surrey Comet: Flooding: People are warned to stay vigilant

3:35pm Monday 17th February 2014

The highest flood warning will be removed from the River Thames this afternoon.

Music legend Dionne Warwick joins Hampton Court Palace lineup

Surrey Comet: One not to miss: Dionne Warwick

3:00am Friday 14th February 2014

Five-time Grammy award-winner Dionne Warwick will grace this year’s Hampton Court Palace Festival in June.

Former professor at Richmond university denies sexual assault

Surrey Comet: Merseyside men on firearms charges

4:00am Tuesday 11th February 2014

A former professor at the American University in Richmond has denied an accusation of sexual assault.

Bank staff take over Princess Alice shops

Surrey Comet: Fundraisers: Barclays staff took over the shops

3:10am Tuesday 11th February 2014

Barclays’ staff swapped computers for tills last week and helped to raise more than £6,000 for Princess Alice Hospice.

West Molesey pair and Worcester Park man among four charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs

Surrey Comet: Former St Ambrose teacher accused of historic sexual abuse appears in court

3:00am Tuesday 11th February 2014

Four men have appeared in court charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Hook Road Arena earmarked for gypsy and traveller site

Surrey Comet: Hook Road Arena is to be earmarked as a potential site for a gypsy and traveller camp by Epsom Council

11:50am Wednesday 5th February 2014

Hook Road Arena is one of the sites earmarked by Epsom Council for a new permanent gypsy and traveller camp, it has emerged.

Booze ban for Kingston supermarket found with 19,000 smuggled cigarettes

Surrey Comet: Express Supermarket. Picture Google Maps

11:20am Wednesday 5th February 2014

An international supermarket has been banned from selling alcohol after being caught with more than 19,000 smuggled cigarettes.

PCSO injured in 'hit-and-run' in Kingston

Surrey Comet: Motorcyclist killed in crash

6:33pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Police are searching for the driver of a car which struck a PCSO in Kingston today.

Meet the people behind Kingston health watchdog

Surrey Comet: Surbiton health centre opens

4:04pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Kingston's health watchdog is inviting members of the public to come and give their views on the borough's services during an outreach session tomorrow.

Kingston shortlisted as 2015 Rugby World Cup team base

Surrey Comet: Kingston could be home to one of the teams competing in the Rugby World Cup in England next year

5:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

Kingston could be home to the All Blacks, Australia or South Africa when the Rugby World Cup comes to England next year.

Squatters leave Chessington rave warehouse 'voluntarily'

Surrey Comet: Neighbours recently lodged noise complaints after a rave in Earlsfield

2:10pm Monday 3rd February 2014

Up to 15 squatters have left a Chessington warehouse where an all-night rave was held on Saturday night.

New app promises to help carers and loved ones

Surrey Comet: Helpful: Jointly

5:00am Monday 3rd February 2014

A new app to help people who work and care for a loved one will soon be available.

Unsung Hero: New Malden mum helps victims of domestic abuse and volunteers as children's carer

Surrey Comet: SC KIN Unsung Hero: New Malden mum helps victims of domestic abuse and volunteers as children's carer

4:00am Monday 3rd February 2014

A supply teacher who volunteers to work with victims of domestic abuse and helps care for children with learning disabilities has said she never tires of juggling her many charitable commitments.

Noisy neighbours: Chessington residents kept awake by all night warehouse rave

Surrey Comet: Neighbours recently lodged noise complaints after a rave in Earlsfield

12:30pm Sunday 2nd February 2014

Hundreds of revellers descended on an empty warehouse in Chessington for an all-night rave that neighbours say kept them up until the early hours.

Kingston University unveils plans for new landmark building inspired by 'open door policy'

Surrey Comet: Kingston University and Grafton has unveiled plans for a new landmark building on the Penrhyn Road campus

2:20pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

A bold new vision to create a landmark building for both students and the public has been revealed by Kingston University.

Trust gets £90k to jazz up music provision

Surrey Comet: Mayor: Boris Johnson wants to encourage small business growth

4:00am Tuesday 28th January 2014

Budding musicians will benefit from a £90,000 grant from the Mayor of London.

Expert swordsman, 13, attending international tournament

Surrey Comet: En garde: Murray Begley-Jones, 13

3:30am Tuesday 28th January 2014

A schoolboy from Walton will represent England at an international fencing competition in Poland.

Chocolate-making tour sure to be a delectable morsel

Surrey Comet: Chocolate: A tasty treat through the ages

5:00am Sunday 19th January 2014

From Valentine’s Day visitors to Hampton Court Palace will be able to peek into Georgian chocolate-making rooms, which will open for the first time in almost 300 years.

More mental health nurses at St George's Hospital to help ease pressures on A&E

Surrey Comet: St George's Hospital in Tooting

3:46pm Saturday 18th January 2014

A £300,000 project has been launched in a bid to ease pressure on A&E staff at St George's Hospital.

Police search for man after woman racially abused on train

Surrey Comet: GREEN EPS Firefighters cut man from car following lorry crash

5:20pm Friday 17th January 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was racially abused on a train.

Bombay Bicycle Club and Maximo Park heading to Kingston for back-to-back gigs

Surrey Comet: Bombay Bicycle Club play The Hippodrome on January 30

1:10pm Friday 17th January 2014

Two of the UK’s biggest indie bands will be playing back to back gigs on one incredible night of music in Kingston this month.

Oven fire after cheese dinner goes wrong

Surrey Comet: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

1:00pm Friday 17th January 2014

Firefighters were called to a kitchen fire in Kingston after some grilled halloumi cheese went wrong.

Examination on four-year-old girl who died at Kingston Hospital 'was perfunctory'

Surrey Comet: Four-year-old Freya Wells

11:50am Friday 17th January 2014

The examination of a four-year old Wallington girl who died at Kingston Hospital was 'perfunctory', an inquest has heard.

Fears grow for missing Worcester Park teen

Surrey Comet: Billy Davenport went missing last night

9:42am Thursday 16th January 2014

Fears are growing for the safety of a teenager who has been missing from his Worcester Park home since last night.

'Show us value for money': Conservative leader calls for list of Rose Theatre services to justify £500,000 Kingston Council funding

Surrey Comet: Councillor Howard Jones

5:30am Thursday 16th January 2014

The leader of Kingston Conservatives has called for a detailed list of all services provided by the Rose Theatre in return for Kingston Council’s annual £500,000 funding.

New Malden A3 crash driver 'swerved to avoid woman walking in fast lane'

Surrey Comet: The remains of the wall in Woodfield Gardens after the collision. Picture by Katie Logan

5:00am Thursday 16th January 2014

A woman seen walking down the fast lane of the A3 motorway caused a driver to swerve off the road and crash into a wall, it has been claimed.

Missing Kingston teen found

Surrey Comet: Mobile service snubbed

10:20am Thursday 16th January 2014

Police have thanked the public after a missing vulnerable teenager was found.

Tories and Lib Dems at loggerheads as anti-Heathrow expansion motion passed

Surrey Comet: Anti-expansion: But who opposes it more?

6:33pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

The London Assembly rejected Heathrow expansion proposals at a meeting today and suggested more use be made of spare capacity at other airports.

Four men appear in court after alleged 'foiled' armed robbery at PC World New Malden

Surrey Comet: PC World Currys New Malden pic from Google Street View

1:54pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Four men charged over an alleged 'foiled' armed robbery outside PC World appeared at Kingston Crown Court today.

VIDEO: Brother Zaid Al-Hilli 'relieved' not to face murder charges over French Alps killings

Surrey Comet: Lake Annecy shootings: Brother Zaid Al-Hilli "relieved" he will not face murder charges

1:30pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

The brother of murdered Saad Al-Hilli told reporters it was "good news" he would not face murder conspiracy charges today.

Zac Goldsmith reselected to fight Richmond Park and North Kingston seat

Surrey Comet: Zac Goldsmith won the seat from Liberal Democrat Susan Kramer at the May 2010 General Election

12:50pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Zac Goldsmith will fight to retain his seat in Richmond Park and North Kingston for the Conservatives in the 2015 General Election.

Your views: Tesco's plans for Tolworth development

Surrey Comet: An artist's impression of Tesco's proposal for Tolworth

10:45am Wednesday 15th January 2014

The Surrey Comet asked 50 people in Tolworth what they thought of the chain’s plans to build a new supermarket, hotel, and flats on the old Toby Jug site near Charrington Bowl.

Alps murders: Brother Zaid Al-Hilli to face no charges

Surrey Comet: Saad Al-Hilli, his wife Iqbal and mother-in-law Suhalia Al-Allaf were shot in their BMW in the Alps

9:50am Wednesday 15th January 2014

The brother of murdered Claygate man Saad Al-Hilli has been released from police bail and will face no charges, Surrey Police have said.

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