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Surrey Comet: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

6:00am Tuesday 19th 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. 

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.

No giraffes in Richmond Park, Royal Parks confirms

Surrey Comet: A giraffe: Not in the park Credit: Laura Proto

3:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

Rumours a Giraffe will be released into Richmond Park have been quashed.

Police renew appeal for absconded murderer after year on the run

Surrey Comet: Derek Passmore

4:57pm Friday 27th June 2014

A murderer who fled from prison while on day release has been on the run for more than a year as police renew an appeal for his capture.

Vandals destroy 10th anniversary mosaic in Kingston

Surrey Comet: Mosaic: Months to make, moments to destroy

2:30am Thursday 26th June 2014

A mosaic unveiled on the 10th anniversary of arts group Fusion Arts has been damaged.

Trio admit £12k cigarette robbery in Chessington

Surrey Comet: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

2:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

Three men have admitted robbing a delivery driver of thousands of pounds-worth of cigarettes.

Man admits dealing cocaine after raid on Walton home

Surrey Comet: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

2:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A Surbiton man has pleaded guilty to supplying class A and class B drugs after police raided a home in Walton.

Heavy traffic expected around Hampton Court due to Jamie Cullum concert

Surrey Comet: Jamie Cullum: Sold out, traffic expected

3:57pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

Drivers travelling near Hampton Court Palace can expect rush hour delays this evening as fans arrive for Jamie Cullum’s sold-out show.

Two released without charge over Jamil Palmer death

Surrey Comet: Jamil Palmer: Died after stabbing near Crane Park

3:00am Tuesday 17th June 2014

An 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murdering Hampton teenager Jamil Palmer have been released without charge.

Mums can run with a buggy at Human Race event in Richmond Park

Surrey Comet: Sporty Spice Mel C is spicing things up for Human Race as an ambassador

3:00am Tuesday 17th June 2014

Female runners are needed to take part in a race around Richmond Park to raise money for charity Action for Children.

Surbiton man 'punched and stabbed Spanish woman to death' at Barcelona cashpoint

Surrey Comet: The man on the left has been identified by former neighbours as Sean Heiss, pictured with his mother Margot Sheehy

2:30pm Monday 16th June 2014

A Surbiton man punched and kicked a mother of three at a Barcelona cashpoint before returning with a knife to stab her to death, a Spanish court has been told.

Horse dies after collision with car in Claygate

Surrey Comet: Hard at work: Crews from Esher and Painshill battled the fire

10:57am Monday 16th June 2014

A driver was taken to hospital after his car hit a horse in Claygate.

Bill Wyman getting ready to rock the Rose

Surrey Comet: No moss: Bill Wyman is back with a brand new sound

3:00am Monday 16th June 2014

Legendary rocker Bill Wyman will be Rolling into Kingston next month, accompanied by his new band of musical virtuoso.

Kingston University pushing boundaries with new exhibition

Surrey Comet: Stanley exhibition: Lots to see

2:00am Monday 16th June 2014

For a risqué exhibition with more than meets the eye visit Your Tongue In My Mouth.

Primary schools apply for extra classrooms

Surrey Comet: Robin Hood: Needs more space for pupils

2:00am Monday 16th June 2014

Three primary schools have applied to Kingston Council to put up additional classrooms.

Henry VIII's life in music as never heard before

Surrey Comet: Historic tale: Henry VIII is one of Britain's most famous monarchs

3:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

The story of Henry VIII and his succession of wives is one of the best known in British history.

Glowing tributes from friends of a "Kingston legend"

Surrey Comet: Kingston through and through: Anthony Vassell

3:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

Friends have paid tribute to a man they called a true "Kingston legend".

Kingston Council's new leadership team confirmed

Surrey Comet: Kevin Davis: Leading the way

2:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

Details of the new, Conservative-led Kingston Council set up have been finalised.

Hampton Court Choral Foundation looking for £200k help

Surrey Comet: Busy voices: More than 10 events this Christmas

2:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

A Hampton Court charity hopes to secure £1.5m in funding to support the musical programme at the famous Chapel Royal.

Police arrest four women in raid of suspected brothel

Surrey Comet: Kingston police commended

12:33pm Friday 13th June 2014

Four women are in police custody after officers raided a Kingston home believed to be used as a brothel last night.

Former councillor Tim Dennen admits £3.6k benefit fraud

Surrey Comet: Guilty plea: Tim Dennen, 57, from Kingston

11:37am Friday 13th June 2014

A former Kingston councillor has admitted to fraudulently claiming £3,600 in council tax benefits from the authority he served as an elected member.

Conservatives launch inquiry into disgraced former leader Derek Osbourne

Surrey Comet: Osbourne: Jailed for two years

3:00am Friday 13th June 2014

Kingston Council's new Conservative administration will launch an independent inquiry into disgraced ex-Liberal Democrat leader Derek Osbourne’s years in power, it has been announced.

Father thanks newspaper after Transport for London proposes road changes

Surrey Comet: Devastated: Ali's father is happier now changes have been made

3:00am Friday 13th June 2014

The father of a schoolboy who was hit by a car on a busy road has thanked the Surrey Comet, after its two-year campaign convinced Transport for London (TfL) to propose new safety measures.

Man denies threatening police with imitation gun

Surrey Comet: Kingston Crown Court

3:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

A man has denied threatening police and members of the public with a fake gun.






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