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Friend demands answers over council worker's asbestos death

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The death of a council employee from an asbestos-related cancer has been "brushed under the carpet" by the town hall, according to her lifelong friend.

'Epsom should merge with a London borough like Sutton', says councillor

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Epsom and Ewell should become part of London and merge with another borough like Sutton, according to one of the market town's councillors.

Reenactors to cycle and march from battlefield in Belgium to commemorate Great War

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Men in First World War kit will cycle and march from a Belgian battlefield to mark the 100th anniversary of military action.

Leading ear doctor accused of multiple sexual offences appears in court

Your Local Guardian:

5:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A respected doctor charged with a string of sexual offences has appeared in court.

First World War soldier's son "overwhelmed" to receive his trench art

Your Local Guardian:

3:55pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Almost a century after it was created, a piece of trench art made by a soldier during the First World War has finally been presented to his son.

Commuters face 3.5% average fare hike in 2015

Your Local Guardian:

2:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Commuters face an average season ticket train fare hike of 3.5 per cent in January amid anger over high prices.

UPDATE: Village community shocked by violent raid on convenience store

Your Local Guardian:

2:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A close-knit village community has been left in shock after masked robbers tied up convenience store workers and stole about £2,500.

Ex-Residents' Association councillor selected as UKIP candidate for General Election

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

An ex-Residents’ Association councillor for Epsom and Ewell has been announced as UKIP’s candidate for the area in next year’s General Election.

Cancer survival rates 'an inexcusable postcode lottery' based on where you live in SW London and Surrey

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Macmillan Cancer Support said official figures from 2011 publicised this week and which see variations across south west London and north Surrey, showed an "inexcusable postcode lottery"

10 of the best: Tim Vine tops festival jokes - which makes you laugh the most?

Your Local Guardian:

3:23pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A wisecrack about a vacuum cleaner has won Tim Vine an award for the "funniest joke" of the Edinburgh Fringe for a second time.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Your Local Guardian: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

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

Should Epsom become part of London?

Your Local Guardian:

4:50pm Monday 18th August 2014

Is it time for London's boundary to be redrawn to include Epsom?

Fake window cleaners trick way into pensioner’s home and steal jewellery

Your Local Guardian:

11:10am Monday 18th August 2014

Fake window cleaners tricked their way into a pensioner’s home and stole her jewellery, including a gold engagement ring.

Masked robbers tie up shop workers in violent raid

Your Local Guardian:

9:53am Monday 18th August 2014

Masked robbers tied up shop workers and stole cash and cigarettes in a violent raid on Sunday.

Pensioner spills the beans about life behind bars in High Down prison

Your Local Guardian:

6:30am Monday 18th August 2014

A pensioner who ended up in prison after a series of personal tragedies has spoken out about the harsh conditions behind bars, how ‘just’ the justice system is, and his unlikely friendship with a murderer.

Sign up for hike though picturesque locations in Epsom

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Keen walkers can now sign up for a hike though some of Epsom’s most picturesque locations.

Experienced banker takes up position at Epsom and St Helier hospitals

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

An experienced investment banker has been appointed as a director at Epsom and St Helier hospitals trust.

Terriers to race at world famous Epsom Downs Racecourse

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

Terriers are set to follow in the footsteps of Derby winners by racing at the iconic racecourse.

Runaway horse reunited with owner after sojourn along A3 and Tolworth Broadway

Your Local Guardian:

2:31pm Saturday 16th August 2014

The black horse was reported to police at about 12.20pm today.

Ballerina dream comes true for 12-year-old from Worcester Park

Your Local Guardian:

10:55am Saturday 16th August 2014

Dreams came true for a young ballet dancer from Worcester Park.

Second woodchip fire in two days near The Star in Malden Rushett

Your Local Guardian: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

10:25am Saturday 16th August 2014

Two crews from Epsom, and one each from Surbiton and New Malden, were called shortly before 9am today to a waste fire off Leatherhead Road.

Former boarding school pupil writes about electric shocks, food mutiny and escapades

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

A rebellious former pupil has lifted the lid on what life was really like at a prestigious boarding school during the 60s.

Epsom Playhouse throws open its doors for anniversary open day

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Epsom Playhouse is celebrating its 30th anniversary by opening its doors and allowing visitors to take a tour backstage.

Comedian Omid Djalili brings new show to Epsom

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Comedian Omid Djalili dwells on relationships, overcoming fears, the perils of celebrity and getting older in his new show.

Firefighters strike part way through tackling large woodchip fire

Your Local Guardian:

1:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

Firefighters went on strike for an hour part way through tackling a large woodchip and log fire behind a pub last night.

School wants to play sport on archaeological site owned by church

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Schoolchildren could soon start playing sport on a historic site where Roman artefacts have been unearthed.

Police commissioner: How should offenders make amends for anti-social behaviour?

Your Local Guardian:

5:14pm Thursday 14th August 2014

What should happen to people who commit low level crimes and anti-social behaviour?

Serial thief jailed for stealing from neighbours was "devil with two faces", says relieved resident

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

A persistent thief who was jailed after preying on elderly neighbours was a "devil with two faces", according to a man who lived next to her.

LIVE: Nervous students pick up A-level results in Epsom and Ewell

Your Local Guardian:

9:21am Thursday 14th August 2014

RESULTS ARE IN: Thousands of nervous students have picked up their A-level results this morning and discovered whether the months of revision have paid off.

VIDEO: Cyclist waxed for charity before completing 100 mile race

Your Local Guardian:

3:06pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Cycling 100 miles around Surrey and London was a walk in the park for one biker - compared to getting his legs waxed the day before.

£2,000 reward for information on late-night attack

Your Local Guardian:

2:41pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A £2,000 reward is up for grabs as police renew calls for information on a late-night attack more than three weeks ago.

PICTURES: Thousands visit First World War military camp

Your Local Guardian:

2:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Thousands of people went back in time to the First World War when a military camp was set up on Saturday.

Crash victim trapped during fire strike as 'inexperienced' stand-in crews struggled to cut him free

Your Local Guardian:

2:14pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A man injured in a car crash was trapped for more than an hour-and-a-half when a strike replacement fire crew could not cut him free.

PICTURES: Eastenders star June Brown "hero" of storm-hit festival

Your Local Guardian:

1:28pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Soap star June Brown, best known as Dot Cotton in Eastenders, was hailed as the "hero of the day" for braving the after-effects of Hurricane Bertha.

Man was arrested for being abusive to woman and staff in library

Your Local Guardian:

10:16am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A man was arrested for being abusive to a woman and staff in a library yesterday.

800 shoppers sign petition to keep Sainsbury's out of Tadworth

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

More than 800 shoppers have signed a petition to block plans to turn a car showroom into a Sainsbury’s Local.

"I will spill your blood" - Stanley knife boy, 12, guilty of skate park attempted robbery

Your Local Guardian: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

12:40pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A 12-year-old has been found guilty of threatening another teenager with a Stanley knife and carrying out an attempted robbery in a skate park.

Bat fears before derelict school pavilion is demolished

Your Local Guardian:

11:29am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Anti-sports dome campaigners say they have been barred from looking for bats in a derelict school pavilion due to be demolished this week.

Hospital trust issues statement over consultant charged with voyeurism offences

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A hospital trust has said it is "seriously considering" whether it will continue to employ a hearing specialist who is to stand trial over a string of alleged sex offences.

Menace jailed after plaguing her neighbours' lives by burgling, stealing and defrauding them

Your Local Guardian: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

4:50pm Monday 11th August 2014

A woman branded a "menace" to her community has been jailed after being convicted of multiple offences including burglary, theft, child neglect and fraud.

Brothers, aged 10 and 12, 'threatened to spill blood' during alleged skate park robbery attempt

Your Local Guardian: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

4:35pm Monday 11th August 2014

Two brothers, aged 10 and 12, are standing trial after allegedly threatening to 'spill blood' with a Stanley knife during an attempted robbery in a skate park.

YOUR SAY: Mother Nature dampened the roads but not the spirits during Ride London

Your Local Guardian:

11:20am Monday 11th August 2014

What a difference a year makes, writes spectator and Bike Beans Cycle Cafe owner Jamie Chisholm.

Google Street-style software being used for Surrey roadworks

Your Local Guardian: John Furey, cabinet member for highways

10:13am Monday 11th August 2014

Taxpayers will save hundreds of thousands of pounds as Surrey becomes the first county to roll out a Google Street style software to speed up road improvements.

Man cut out of BMW after crash in Chessington

Your Local Guardian:

3:35pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A man believed to be in his 20's was cut out of his BMW this afternoon, after crashing in Cox Lane, Chessington.

PICTURES: Cyclists brave the storms to take part in RideLondon event

Your Local Guardian:

3:46pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Thousands of cyclists have braved the storms today to endure the RideLondon 100 bike event.

RESULTS: Britain's Karen Darke wins women’s HandCycle Classic

Your Local Guardian:

2:07pm Sunday 10th August 2014

British handcyclist Karen Darke has won the women’s Prudential RideLondon HandCycle Classic.

RESULTS: Austria's Walter Ablinger wins men's HandCycle Classic

Your Local Guardian:

1:21pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Austrian handcyclist Walter Ablinger has won the men's Prudential RideLondon HandCycle Classic.

Sir Bradley Wiggins prepares for the RideLondon Classic this afternoon

Your Local Guardian: Bradley Wiggins

11:18am Sunday 10th August 2014

Top men’s cyclists from across from the world are gearing up for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic this afternoon.

RESULTS: Italian cyclist Giorgia Bronzini wins yesterday's RideLondon Grand Prix

Your Local Guardian:

10:36am Sunday 10th August 2014

The Prudential RideLondon Grand Prix was won by the Itailian cyclist Giorgia Bronzini yesterday.

Prudential Ride 100 course shortened because of bad weather

Your Local Guardian:

9:37am Sunday 10th August 2014

The Prudential Ride 100 bike event set to weave its way through Surrey and parts of London today, has been shortened due to bad weather.



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