July Date for SAFDI announced:

Do come and see us at Woking Football Club on July 27th. We open at 1000. SAFDI June 22nd

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Portraits of Film Stars by Fine Artist Paul Ayres — Discover

Browse the illustrated portraiture of fine artist Paul Ayres.

via Portraits of Film Stars by Fine Artist Paul Ayres — Discover

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Unseen Biba – Saturday 12 March

Via Runnymede Borough Council:

Chertsey Museum is holding a fashion event called Unseen Biba on Saturday 12 March 2016 from 2pm -3.30pm. Martin Pel will lead the talk exploring the history of the Biba fashion brand.

Chertsey Museum

Formerly Keeper of Costume at Chertsey Museum and now Curator of Fashion and Textiles at Brighton Museum, Martin has co-authored the 2014 book the Biba Years 1963 -1975 with Barbara Hulanicki, founder of Biba.

Book early to avoid disappointment, to book call call 01932 565764 or send a cheque made out to ‘Friends of Chertsey Museum’ to Chertsey Museum, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8AT stating that you would like to book for the ‘Unseen Biba’ talk.

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Camberley Natural History Society’s Exhibition at Surrey Heath Museum – Photo blog

Thanks to Mike Hillman & Allan Meeks for this superb photo blog


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Are you clearing out your old clothes?

Two thirds of Surrey residents don’t realise that underwear, socks and tights can be recycled. Research has shown that residents know that clothes, and home textiles like sheets and towels, can all be recycled, but are more likely to throw personal items in the bin – which is bad for the environment and expensive for the taxpayer.

Recycling bin

All clothes and home textiles can be recycled. They’re either sorted to be used again in the UK or abroad, or recycled into new products like felt, insulation or stuffing.

Clothes and home textiles which are clean and dry can be left in recycling banks at community recycling centres as well as in many car parks in town centres and at stations and supermarkets.

For more information about recycling in Runnymede visit the recycling textiles page.

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It Community Safety Review Time

Community Safety Survey – Give your views now


The Runnymede Community Safety Partnership is reviewing its Community Safety Strategy. We would like to ask your views on crime and anti-social behaviour as part of the review.

This is an opportunity for you to have your say on what you would like to us to concentrate on in 2016/17.

We are consulting on:

  • your perceptions of crime and anti-social behaviour in your local area
  • your feelings towards how well the Community Safety Partnership is tackling crime and anti-social behaviour in your area.

Please tell us your views by completing the short Community Safety Survey online.

The survey will run from Monday 22 February to Tuesday 22 March 2016.

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Round up: Fostering open evening; Libraries celebrates science week

Surrey News

Fostering open evening

An event to help find more foster carers in Surrey is being held by the county council.

The open evening, which takes place on Monday 29 February, will give people the chance to find out more about what fostering is like.

Those interested in attending the event, which runs from 7-9pm at Esher High School, do not need to book. More information about fostering is available on the council website.

Libraries celebrates science week

A week-long series of digital-themed events is being staged by Surrey County Council to celebrate British Science Week.

Surrey Libraries has organised sessions that will feature Dungeons and Dragons and an introduction to tablet computers for pre-school children as well as a ‘gaming day’.

They take place from 12-20 March at Guildford Library. A full programme can be found on the council’s website and tickets for the various events can be booked online.

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Call for Oyster-style ticketing on Surrey’s public transport

Oyster-style ticketing that can be used on all public transport should be rolled out across Surrey, according to the county council. The authority wants the company winning the next South Western rail contract to introduce a smart system that also allows passengers to pay for bus journeys. It comes after FirstGroup and Stagecoach, which currently […]


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Cllr Mike Goodman’s ePetition for a strategic review of HGV access to #Windlesham and #Chobham

Surrey Heath Residents Network

Photo 07-06-2014 16 45 15Surrey County Councillor Mike Goodman has set up an ePetition to Stop the increase of large HGV’s through the villages of Windlesham and Chobham.

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