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Car fire Hamilton Avenue Tolworth 27.10.14

Surrey Comet: Car fire Hamilton Avenue Tolworth 27.10.14

12:13pm Monday 27th October 2014

Residents woken up to car on fire on fire in Hamilton Avenue at 11.30.

Green Party Deputy Leader comes to Kingston

Surrey Comet: Deputy Leader of the Green Party at Kingston University

12:59pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

This year, for the first time, Kingston University has a Young Green Society and they have a very special guest speaker. Amelia Womack, the Deputy Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales is visiting to give a speech about the Young Greens.

Warren Mead Head for the Hills!

Surrey Comet: Warren Mead Head for the Hills!

9:05am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A group of Year 6 children went on an off-road adventure across Epsom Downs to Ashtead. The route obviously involved a lot of hills along with an intricate part through the trees on single tracks. We had to use all our ‘MTB’ skills to negotiate the tricky terrain such as low branches, tree stumps, roots, gulleys and mud!

YOUR SAY: Warren Mead Juniors Green Fingers Award!

Surrey Comet: Warren Mead Juniors Green Fingers award!

9:05am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Heather and Erin were very excited to represent Warren Mead Junior School on Sunday. They were presented with the Green Fingers Award by Charlie Dimmock at Woodcote Nurseries. The girls said how lovely she was as they told her all about our gardening project at school.

Visit by Chris Grayling MP to West Ewell Infant School

Surrey Comet: Visit by Chris Grayling MP to West Ewell Infant School

1:48pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

West Ewell Infant School and Nursery has undergone a significant redevelopment in order to become a four-form infant school. We have had a new hall, kitchen and School Reception office built and to celebrate the artistic talent of our children, we commissioned a beautiful mural by talented artist Becci Kenning, to capture our class name trees throughout the seasons. Each tree is pictured in a particular season, some in blossom, some about to lose their leaves, others in full summer bloom.

Lambeth's Kate calls on local youth to become their own boss

Surrey Comet: Lambeth's Kate calls on local youth to become their own boss

11:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A young woman from Lambeth – who has made her childhood dreams come true by setting up in business with help from The Prince’s Trust – is now calling on the city’s unemployed youth to create their own job and become their own boss.



9:54am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A dedicated volunteer who has devoted more than 23 years to helping run the Lambeth housing estate where he lives has been honoured at a glittering awards night.

Streatham woman laces up her running shoes for Breast Cancer Care WomenOnly Run

9:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Kat Simmons, from Streatham, will be taking on the Breast Cancer Care WomenOnly Run in Richmond Park on Saturday 18 October. She is running to show her support to her mother, who was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in July.

Academic Success for Banstead girl

8:57am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Former Greenacre School pupil, Elizabeth Donkin of Banstead, has just heard that she is the recipient of this year's 2014 prize for the Best Materials Project awarded by the University of Southampton's Engineering materials group on behalf of the Worshipful Company of Armourers and Braisiers for her project "The Effects of Chemical Composition and Annealing Temperature on the Shape Memory Thin Films." The prize is worth £250 and there is a medal which will be handed over publicly to Elizabeth at the Annual Postgraduate Conference on 22nd October in Southampton.

Outdoor cinema screening raises £8,000 for children's brain injury charity

Surrey Comet:

3:07pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Crowds flocked to the home of a leading children’s charity which was converted into an outdoor cinema for the day.

Teenager to release single to raise money for ecstasy death friend's charity

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A teenage musician is to release a single in tribute to his school friend, who died after taking ecstasy earlier this year. 

PICTURES: Parishioners show off talents to celebrate a church’s centenary

Surrey Comet:

4:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Parishioners showed off their many talents over the weekend to celebrate a church’s centenary.

Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: 'Was my sixth Great North Run a challenge too far?'

Surrey Comet: Mum about town with Angellica Bell: I've become an over-excited mother

5:20am Sunday 14th September 2014

Angellica digs deep to conquer the Great North Run for a children's medical research charity.

Princess Alice Hospice looking for Dublin marathon runners

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Challenge yourself to run a marathon and raise money for a worthy cause.

Friends and customers to strut down catwalk at charity fashion show

Surrey Comet:

10:08am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Friends and customers are getting ready to strut their stuff in a boutique’s charity fashion show.

A close shave for council leader raises £4,000 for charity

Surrey Comet:

9:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Councillor Stephen Alambritis spent two months growing a beard for charity.

Charity celebrating 25 years of helping Croydon families seeks volunteers

Surrey Comet: Adult and child holding hands (9949635)

5:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

A charity that gives emotional and practical help to families is celebrating 25 years of working in Croydon.

Unsung Hero: Businessman turned charity worker helping disabled people

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

David Broughton turned to charity work following the collapse of his lighting business.

Auction night raises thousands in memory of car crash victims

Surrey Comet:

9:14am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

An auction night has ensured there will be not one, but two memorial benches for a "lovely" mother and son killed in a car crash.

Hundred mile challenge for hospice

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man completed a tough 100-mile challenge in less than 40 hours in aid of the hospice that cared for his friends.

Former mayor of Elmbridge gives thousands to charity

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Former mayor of Elmbridge has donated the funds that had been raised during his year in office.

Esher chiropractor takes plunge for charity

7:00am Friday 3rd August 2012

An Esher chiropractor will skydive in remembrance of a boy who lost his battle to a rare form of childhood cancer aged just five.

Carshalton secondary school raises £21,000 for charity

Surrey Comet: A representative of Camfed and Year 13 pupil Emilia Romano

3:52pm Wednesday 1st August 2012

Secondary school pupils have raised £21,066 to transform lives around the world.

Butterfly Appeal receives fundraising boost

8:00am Sunday 29th July 2012

A charity providing palliative care for cancer sufferers has received a boost following a 10k fundraising run.

Go quackers for the Children's Trust

Surrey Comet: Quack-tastic: Thousands of ducks wil be bobbing along the Thames

9:15am Saturday 25th August 2007

Thousands of rubber ducks will be bobbing along the Thames as part of a charity world record attempt.

Get fit and raise cash for children's charity

3:47pm Friday 24th August 2007

Don your trainers and head down to Richmond's Old Deer Park next month.

First children's book for self-management of asthma for south Asian families

2:40pm Wednesday 16th May 2007

A new book is available to help children with asthma and their parents. The inspiring children's book, A Special Assembly' has been written by award winning writer Debjani Chatterjee and provides information on managing asthma in a south Asian cultural and social context with guidance notes in English and different south Asian languages for parents. The book tells the story of a young boy with asthma who wants to follow in the footsteps of his favourite cricket player.

Sponsored keyboard playing in aid of the Alzheimer's Society

11:26am Sunday 13th May 2007

Paul Carter, popular local entertainer and Bruce Forsyth lookalike will be providing a musical delight on Saturday 12th May 2007, from 10am-2pm at St. Mark's Church, Mitcham - all in aid of charity.

HI-Q staff help to hike up donation fund

Surrey Comet: Linda Mahoney  with Hi-Q's staff

5:26pm Tuesday 8th May 2007

Staff from a local fast fit centre are lending their support to a Croydon woman who is aiming to trek across China in order to raise more than £5000 for those affected by Multiple Sclerosis.

Celebrities tee off for help the Aged

12:26pm Tuesday 24th April 2007

Actor Robert Powell hosted this year's annual Mad March Hares Golf Tournament at Kingswood Golf Club in Surrey.

Have a cuppa for a good cause

2:43pm Monday 19th February 2007

The Meningitis Trust is asking mums-to-be to take a break in support of its 2007 Coffee Break campaign which runs from March 19-30.

Don your trainers for meningitis charity

4:03pm Friday 16th February 2007

The ballot places may have been allocated for this year's Great north Run - but you could still take part by signing up to run for the Meningitis Research Foundation.

Run the marathon for Help the Aged

10:12am Friday 16th February 2007

Help the Aged is looking runners in this year's Flora London Marathon to join its popular running team, The Buzzers', to raise money to help support the charity's Enough is Enough' campaign which aims to tackle elder abuse.

Barnardo's says thank you

5:25pm Tuesday 13th February 2007

Thank you. That's the message from Barnardo's to the thousands of children who took part in a sponsored walk last summer in aid of the charity's work.

Wish upon a star in a loved one’s memory

10:12am Sunday 10th December 2006

A Christmas tree adorned with thousands of stars will stand centre stage at the Royal Marsden Hospital in memory of loved ones who will be missed during the festive season.

Deck the halls with bows and meows

10:46am Thursday 16th November 2006

Celebrate with Battersea Dogs and Cats Home this Christmas among the tributes to our furry friends at The Animals' War exhibition at the infamous Imperial War Museum (IWM) on Wednesday 6th December. The Annual Reception offers people the chance to support the Home, meet one of the Home's trustees, Shauna Lowry, and raise a glass to all the great work the Home does. The IWM offers the perfect venue as guests will have the chance to view the special exhibition, The Animals' War, featuring ex-residents of the Home.

St Christopher's Christmas bazaar is ready to roll

4:40pm Tuesday 14th November 2006

Father Christmas is making a special visit to St Christopher's Hospice on Saturday November 25 - when he will be in attendance at one of south London's favourite annual events, the St Christopher's Hospice Christmas Bazaar.

Dedicate a light for a loved one at St Christopher's Hospice

4:36pm Tuesday 14th November 2006

Setting a light to shine in the dark is a special way to remember someone you have loved and lost, or who cannot be with you at a notable time of year.

London Triathlon success supporting cancer charity

3:06pm Wednesday 30th August 2006

Competitors from a cancer charity are celebrating their success after swimming, cycling and running last weekend at The Michelob Ultra London Triathlon to raise funds for care and support in the community for anyone affected by cancer.

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