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Walking football tournament keeps the old legs going

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1:35pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Footballers perhaps a little past their prime enjoyed a slow-paced version of the beautiful game at a walking tournament in Walton.

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Your Local Guardian: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th 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. 

Brooklands Museum looking for a new chairman of trustees

Your Local Guardian: Rich history: Brooklands has a huge role in motoring's past

3:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The chairman of trustees at Brooklands Museum will step down as soon as a replacement can be found.

Woodlands workshops delight Mencap members

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Clay sculpting and glass painting were just some of the things to do at woodlands-themed art workshops last week.

Excellence award for third year in a row

Your Local Guardian: Leader: John O'Reilly

2:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Customer service at Elmbridge Council has been rated excellent for a third consecutive year.

Young actresses excel to take All Winners' crown

Your Local Guardian:

10:14am Monday 28th July 2014

Brooklands Theatre Company was “within in inch of perfection” when it won the youth portion of the 41st British All Winners’ Festival of Plays for its production of Footfalls.

World War One commemoration in Cobham

Your Local Guardian:

10:39am Monday 28th July 2014

A service of commemoration will mark the anniversary of the outbreak of World War One in Cobham next week.

African wildcat that was loose in Elmbridge is returned to owner

Your Local Guardian:

2:15pm Saturday 26th July 2014

An African wildcat which escaped from an address in Elmbridge has been reunited with its owners.

Confused Swan lives life in the fast lane

Your Local Guardian:

1:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A confused swan was living life in the fast lane this morning after waddling onto the M25.

Balaclava-clad robbers who put pillowcase over victim's head found guilty

Your Local Guardian:

12:50pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Three men have been found guilty of conspiracy to commit robbery of a Cobham jewellery store in 2012.

CCTV breakthrough in hunt for missing man

Your Local Guardian:

12:02pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Police are appealing for the public to help find a missing man who was last sighted on Thursday.

Shakespearean comedy celebrates Bard's 450th

Your Local Guardian: Midsummer Night's Dream

4:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Young actors and directors are invited to take part in three perform performances to celebrate the Shakespeare’s 450th birthday.

EastEnders star's Stage school celebrates with end-of-term production

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Pupils of an Esher stage school were presented with graduation certificates after an end of term production.

Charity race day brings something truly different to Sandown Park racecourse

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Sandown Park racecourse hosts its first National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) charity raceday.

Lightning strike causes massive train disruption

Your Local Guardian: A man tried to climb onto the tracks at Surbiton station shortly after midnight

3:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

South West Trains said signalling problems at Waterloo are also causing delays there.

Passenger distraught after cab driver gets racially abused

Your Local Guardian: Three daylight burglaries hit Hersham in one day

3:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A cab passenger was left "disgusted and outraged" after his driver was subjected to a racist abuse outside Hersham station.

Children not out of energy as sports day marks end of term

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 25th July 2014

As the school year drew to a close, nursery pupils at Walton Oak School enjoyed a morning filled with sports.

Met Police delight with skills display at Imber Court

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 25th July 2014

It was an action packed day at Imber Court on Saturday, as the public were given an insight into the workings of the Metropolitan Police Service.

Planning Inspectorate takes a dim view of Cobham services signage

Your Local Guardian:

11:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

The Planning Inspectorate has pulled the plug on illuminated motorway service signs which sparked fury among the people of Cobham.

Tour de France stage provides chills and thrills

Your Local Guardian:

11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

A Thames Ditton man has cycled through harsh conditions to complete the 18th stage of the Tour de France.

Two teens arrested after Ka flips on to roof

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Two teenagers were arrested after a car crashed into a lamppost and flipped on to its roof in a residential street in Walton.

Thousands turn out for successful Claygate Village Show

Your Local Guardian:

3:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

It was a day of non-stop fun as celebrations and activities took over Claygate Recreation Ground.

Zero waste wins Walton's Heart a second environmental award

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Walton shopping centre has been handed a second award for its zero waste to landfill campaign.

Masked jewel robbers 'left DNA on kidnap victim'

Your Local Guardian: Four to appear in court over Cobham jeweller kidnapping

5:16pm Monday 21st July 2014

A jeweller was tied up and blindfolded as robbers ransacked his house and later drove him to his Cobham shop so they could steal jewellery, a court heard.

Elmbridge schools to benefit from £390m Government boost

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Monday 21st July 2014

School pupils in the borough will benefit from an additional £212 each after the Government announced a further boost to education funding.

Hinchley Wood School transforms in to Rydell High

Your Local Guardian:

3:30am Monday 21st July 2014

Grease was the world at Hinchley Wood School last week as students became members of the T-Birds and Pink Ladies.

Cobham school children dress up for charity

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Policemen, tennis players, formula one drivers, teachers and nurses are often many children's career aspirations.

Grant scheme to help borough's elderly launched

Your Local Guardian: Valued public servant: Rosemary Simmons

2:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A new grant scheme to support projects for the older generation has been launched.

Self portraits to be exhibited at Riverhouse Barn

Your Local Guardian:

3:30am Sunday 20th July 2014

Arty and creative residents are invited to submit their self portraits as part of a competition launched by Elmbridge Council.

Cobham nursery hires its first apprentice as part of council initiative

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A Cobham nursery has hired its first apprentice as part of a Surrey County Council initiative.

Thames Ditton dances to the samba beat at summer fair

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A taste of Brazil came to Thames Ditton as the summer of football came to a close.

Living room scene highlights Lord Mayor's appeal for Princess Alice Hospice

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Princess Alice Hospice set up a living room in a shopping centre to highlight the Lord Mayor’s appeal.

Woman 'falls from height" near A3 at Hook

Your Local Guardian:

5:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

An air ambulance has landed in the grounds of Southborough High School after a crash on the A3 at Hook.

Bateman exhibit helps Riverhouse Barn celebrate 25th year

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Friday 18th July 2014

An art exhibition with a difference comes to Walton this month, with not a single watercolour, charcoal or oil pastel in sight.

Supporters raise hundreds for Sam Beare Hospice

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A fun day complete with cream teas, a hog roast and live music raised more than £1,600 for Sam Beare Hospice.

Colleagues tackle three peak challenge for Shooting Star and Princess Alice Hospice

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A group of colleagues climbed three of the UK’s highest mountains in 24 hours to raise more than £10,000 for two charities.

Opera singing helps Hersham mark World War One anniversary

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 18th July 2014

The sounds of opera will travel through Hersham as a special concert marks the anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Rescuers save swan from Chelsea Football Club training ground

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

There was plenty of action at Chelsea FC’s Stoke D’Abernon training ground last week, but none of it came from the players.

Burglar who was a blight on Elmbridge for a year gets next three in jail

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A prolific burglar who targeted homes in the borough for a year has been jailed for three years.

Hinchley Wood School opens new sixth form

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A new sixth form centre has opened at Hinchley Wood School and will allow students to flourish, the school’s headteacher said.

Police move to reassure after man throws water at women in Bushy Park

Your Local Guardian:

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.

Star-studded golf day raises thousands for Princess Alice Hospice

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A golf tournament filled with famous faces raised nearly £3,000 for Princess Alice Hospice.

Heatwave alert issued as temperatures set to reach 29 degrees in London

Your Local Guardian: Use sunscreen: Watch those rays: Photo PA Photo/JupiterImages Corporation.

2:51pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Government's public health service has issued a heatwave warning as temperatures creep towards the 30 degrees Celsius mark in London and Surrey this week.

Touchtennis fun for Dominic Raab

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Dominic Raab MP swapped the House of Commons for the tennis court to find out more about a unique sport developed in the borough.

Half of all students at ACS Cobham gain top baccalaureate grades

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Students at ACS Cobham International School celebrated their success in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, with nearly half the students achieving top grades.

Esher College trio invited to Cambridge University conference

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Three Esher College students enjoyed a stay at Cambridge University as part of a two-day conference.

Summer fun for Walton Charity's annual shindig

Your Local Guardian:

1:50am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Residents at Walton Charity’s care home enjoyed an afternoon of celebrations at their annual summer party.

Surrey councillors u-turn on massive allowances hike

Your Local Guardian: Leader of Surrey County Council David Hodge

5:53pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Tory councillors on Surrey County Council (SCC) have u-turned on their controversial decision to vote themselves huge increases in allowances.

Philip Hammond confirmed as Foreign Secretary

Your Local Guardian:

9:36am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Philip Hammond, MP for Runnymede and Weybridge, has been appointed Foreign Secretary as part of the cabinet reshuffle.

Pudding supremo makes it to national dessert final

Your Local Guardian:

2:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A Thames Ditton nursery chef has been named as a finalist in a national dessert competition.

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