Monthly Archives: April 2015

Three men sentenced for rogue trading offences in Hertfordshire, Thames Valley and Surrey

Three men have been sentenced in connection with eight rogue trading incidents committed in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey, which saw the victims conned out of thousands of pounds for unnecessary roof repairs, and one victim change his will. The … Continue reading

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Surrey firefighters step in to help paramedics save more lives

Originally posted on Surrey News:
Surrey firefighters are stepping in to help ambulance crews gain quick access to the homes of patients who are critically ill and unable to open their doors to paramedics. They have taken on a new…

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Community leaflet drop helps jail window-cleaning burglar for eight years

A Surrey Police investigation has seen a window-cleaner jailed for eight years for stealing elderly victims’ sentimental jewellery.   Ben Crittenden was found guilty of nine charges of burglary and sentenced at Guildford Crown Court today (Tuesday 28 April) for … Continue reading

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Royal Holloway named the safest university

Revealed: the 10 safest places to be a student I was delighted to be directed to this article pointing out that students have voted the Royal Holloway the safest place to study. Great partnership work over a decade is paying … Continue reading

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Reception and junior school places

Originally posted on Surrey News:
Following the release of information on primary school places for September, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Schools and Learning Linda Kemeny said: “Although the number of pupils applying for primary places in September rose…

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VIDEO: David Starkey on why ‘boggy’ Runnymede was chosen as Magna Carta site

Originally posted on Surrey News:
As England marks St George’s day, TV historian David Starkey has revealed that the site where the Magna Carta was sealed at Runnymede was chosen because it was a muddy bog that prevented a battle between…

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Detox

Originally posted on InspGuilfoyle:
Whilst flicking through TV channels recently, I came across a consumer advice programme, where the reporter was researching the effectiveness of self-administered ‘detox’ products. The TV crew followed her for three days as she consumed nothing…

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The Queen to attend Magna Carta 800th anniversary event

Originally posted on Surrey News:
Her Majesty The Queen will mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta at the site in Runnymede where the historic document was sealed. Accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Her Majesty will attend…

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Fire at Cobham services

Originally posted on Surrey News:
14.00 A Surrey Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said “Today’s fire at Cobham services is now out and a investigation has started into the causes of but it would be too early to speculate further.…

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Police appeal for witnesses following fail to stop collision in Addlestone

Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses following a collision in Addlestone last night (12 April). The collision, involving a vehicle and cyclist, took place at the junction of Green Lane and the High Street around 7-45pm. A silver or light–coloured … Continue reading

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