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Surrey Comet: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

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

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.

Fountain pub ready for South Korean World Cup bonanza

Surrey Comet: It's kicking off: In the best possible way

2:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

Up to 1,000 South Koreans are expected to enjoy their nation’s first World Cup fixture with a pint in a New Malden pub next week.

Pub has a taste for success after re-opening in time for World Cup fever

Surrey Comet: Don't go home too soon: Manager Gavin Tearle makes it a team effort

2:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

Staff at a Surbiton pub are hoping a "transformational" refurbishment will prove a hit with customers old and new.

First outing for Kingston's new mayor

Surrey Comet: Ken Smith: Mayor of Kingston upon Thames

1:50am Thursday 12th June 2014

Kingston’s new mayor popped out for one of his very first ceremonial visits at the weekend.

Police search for absconded prisoner who stabbed pub regulars

Surrey Comet: Dean Chilver: Missing since June 5

4:20pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Police are searching for a man who stabbed pub regulars over an argument about last orders.

Fake T-shirts cost retailer £2.3k

Surrey Comet: Hooky: Fake T-shirts on display

3:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A clothes shop owner has been ordered to pay out more than £2,300 after admitting selling unlicensed T-shirts bearing popular brands such as Starbucks, Warner Bros and Jack Daniel's.

Remarkable art of aphasia sufferers on display in New Malden

Surrey Comet: Dyscover art: A showcase

1:40am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A charity exhibition will showcase expressive art and poetry created by those suffering loss of communication skills following a stroke.

North Kingston student flats application to go to public inquiry

Surrey Comet: Kingsgate; A major part of Kingston Council plans

3:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

The fate of a disused office building that could become a much-needed primary school in north Kingston is now outside councillors' control.

Lost garage revenue could top £400,000, council warned

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

Kingston Council could be losing out on £400,000-a-year in rent by not letting out hundreds of its garages, it has been claimed.

Green Theatre Company brings some Coward to Surbiton

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

1:40am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A classic comedy of manners by Noel Coward is being brought to Surbiton by a New Malden-based youth theatre company.

Parking ticket overturned after "overt failure" of Kingston Council

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

4:11pm Monday 9th June 2014

A tribunal has criticised Kingston Council for an "overt failure" to respond to a driver's appeal over her parking ticket.

Tears of joys as Long Ditton girl's wishes come true

Surrey Comet: Magical: The Starlight Children's Foundation made it all possible

4:00am Tuesday 27th May 2014

A disabled teenager from Long Ditton had her dream of swimming with dolphins come true after being flown to Florida by a wish granting charity.

Missing man being sought after police helicopter search

Surrey Comet: Missing: Andrew Thompson

10:41am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Police are appealing for help in locating a vulnerable man who was visiting Thames Ditton last night.

£15,000 reward for information in Jamil Palmer case

Surrey Comet: Jamil Palmer: Just 18 when he died

8:58am Wednesday 21st May 2014

A 17-year-old boy police had sought in connection to the murder of Hampton teenager Jamil Palmer handed himself into police this afternoon.

Three teenage boys appear at the Old Bailey charged with murder of Jamil Palmer

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

11:55am Monday 19th May 2014

Three teenagers charged with the murder of Jamil Palmer, from Hampton, appeared at the Old Bailey this morning.

Fourth teenager charged with murder over Jamil Palmer death

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

10:43am Monday 19th May 2014

A fourth teenager had been charged with murder following the death of Jamil Palmer, from Hampton.

Crowds line the banks to glimpse glorious Gloriana

Surrey Comet: Good ship: The Gloriana ruled the waves

2:24pm Friday 16th May 2014

Video: Crowds lined the banks of the Thames last weekend to watch the Queen’s Gloriana lead a fleet of boats from Hampton Court Palace.

Two teens in court, charged with Jamil Palmer murder

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

11:30am Friday 16th May 2014

Updated 12.30pm: Two more teenagers appeared in court charged with the murder of Hampton teenager Jamil Palmer, who was stabbed to death last Tuesday.

Fire curtains repair work "never checked" by Peverel before Gibson Court fire, inquest hears

Surrey Comet: Rebuilt: Gibson Court

4:00am Friday 16th May 2014

Repair works to a fire curtain in the roof space of Gibson Court were never checked by the company that owned the retirement home, an inquest has heard.

Police arrest a teenage girl and boy in Jamil Palmer murder investigation

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

4:50pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

Two more arrests were made today by detectives investigating the murder of Hampton teenager Jamil Palmer.

Third arrest in Jamil Palmer murder investigation

Surrey Comet: RIP: Friends spoke out about how popular Jamil was

9:37am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A third person was arrested over the murder of Hampton teenager Jamil Palmer on Tuesday night.

Five points for driver who knocked down cyclist after argument in Richmond Park

Surrey Comet: Merseyside men on firearms charges

3:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A motorist who knocked a cyclist off his bike in Richmond Park has been fined more than £600 and hit with penalty points.

Lightning strike cancels trains

Surrey Comet: Clapham Junction improvements to launch

1:43pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Trains have been cancelled and delayed between London Waterloo and Barnes, causing issues for commuters in Richmond, Twickenham and Kingston areas.

Police facing silence of "misguided loyalty" over Jamil Palmer murder

Surrey Comet: Jamil Palmer: Just 18 when he died

11:04am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Police are calling on people to abandon “misguided loyalty” and come forward with information about the murder of Hampton teenager Jamil Palmer.

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