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Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: 'Having a great cause to run for spurs you on'

Your Local Guardian: Busy mum: Angellica Bell.

7:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

Angellica gets ready for her next charity fundraising challenge.

Vintage Kingston: Borough gets ready for tourist invasion

Your Local Guardian: Vintage Kingston: December 7 1963: French exchange teachers ejected for shoplifting

5:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

Kingston braced itself for a tourist invasion 10 years ago.

Unsung Hero: Grandmother who visits cancer patients in memory of husband

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A Kingston Hospital volunteer pops in for a chat and a cup of tea with patients at a cancer ward every week in memory of her husband.

Delays on South West trains to Kingston after passenger taken ill in Teddington

Your Local Guardian:

1:20pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Trains to Kingston are currently delayed after a passenger was taken ill in Teddington.

Alpha Road mosaic unveiled in memory of late councillor Frances Moseley

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Kingston and Surbiton MP Edward Davey, who unveiled the mosaic yesterday, said: "Frances was such a champion for the estate."

Clare Balding: "I know Kingston - but I still get lost"

Your Local Guardian: Clare Balding

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

The BBC presenter talks to the Surrey Comet about walking through Richmond Park, writing and getting lost in Kingston.

Get ready for Surbiton Festival

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

The annual festival – newly rebranded the Surbo – begins today and runs until next Saturday, September 27.

Newlywed killed by jet ski crash two days into honeymoon

Your Local Guardian:

10:43pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A newlywed has died in a freak jet ski crash just two days into his honeymoon.

Kingston pensioner's decomposing body found after neighbours report bad smell

Your Local Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

John Dodson, 69, had not been seen 'for some time' before police found his decomposing body on his bathroom floor.

Victory for Surbiton residents as Kingston Council admits consultation into rehabilitation services move was 'flawed'

Your Local Guardian:

2:45pm Friday 19th September 2014

More than 1,000 people had signed a petition opposing Kingston Wellbeing Service’s move from Surbiton Health Centre to Hollyfield Road.

London Victoria services delayed due to earlier broken down train

Your Local Guardian:

2:38pm Friday 19th September 2014

Trains which go to or from London Victoria are disrupted this afternoon due to an earlier broken down train just outside the station.

Paedophile ex-council leader Derek Osbourne 'did not contact Rose Theatre about volunteering there'

Your Local Guardian:

11:57am Friday 19th September 2014

Rose Theatre chief executive Robert O’Dowd said former council leader Derek Osbourne did respond to a personal letter from Rose chairman Anthony Simonds-Gooding but did not want to return to the theatre

Elderly woman injured in New Malden car crash

Your Local Guardian:

9:52am Friday 19th September 2014

Firefighters rescued a woman, reported to be 80, trapped in her car following a crash in New Malden.

Disappearance of "very intelligent" Ewell family man completely out of character, says friend

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Friday 19th September 2014

The friend of an "intelligent and gentlemanly" father missing from Ewell has said he is very concerned by his out-of-character disappearance.

Poll results: Our readers back Scotland No vote

Your Local Guardian:

9:13am Friday 19th September 2014

Our readers have backed last night’s Scottish referendum poll saying the country should stay in the United Kingdom.

Tesco reveals new master plan for Tolworth Toby Jug site

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Architects say new master plan "will create a sustainable and attractive place to live".

Two men charged with raping 19-year-old woman in Kingston riverside park

Your Local Guardian: Hefty price tag to replace street lights in Canbury Park Gardens

5:05pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Two men have appeared in court charged with raping a 19-year-old woman in Kingston.

London United bus driver strike cancelled

Your Local Guardian: Must do better: the K4 bus

4:57pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A strike by London United bus drivers planned for tomorrow has been cancelled.

Third block of student flats planned for Penrhyn Road

Your Local Guardian:

11:08am Thursday 18th September 2014

If approved, the block, ranging in height from two to seven storeys, will be the third to go up in the area in two years.

Have your say on Scotland: Should they stay or go?

Your Local Guardian:

9:20am Thursday 18th September 2014

People in Scotland will have their say today. But what do you think? Should they stay or should they go?

Controversy for rail bosses after they said disabled Chessington passengers should go to New Malden

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

The suggestion disabled passengers should use "nearby" New Malden and Worcester Park has been called "flippant", "outrageous" and "bureaucratic and boorish".

Prisoners' education charity urges votes for £3,000 bank grant

Your Local Guardian:

4:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A charity providing education to prisoners is urging people to vote for it to receive a £3,000 grant from a bank.

More people than ever reading the Surrey Comet website

Your Local Guardian:

3:50pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Nearly 100,000 people now visit the Surrey Comet website each month

Bank robber wielding kitchen knife jailed after he was snapped on CCTV smoking

Your Local Guardian:

10:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Zhoa Wan, 29, of Sigrist Square in Kingston, admitted forcing cashiers to hand over nearly £2,000 cash at a bank in Hounslow in February.

Firefighters tackle 'large rubbish fire' at Chessington farm

Your Local Guardian:

8:16am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Firefighters, including two crews from Surrey, were called to Five Acre Farm in Clayton Road at about 5.30am today.

Man jailed for sexual assault in New Malden

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Sherwan Amin, 20, of Coombes Road, Dagenham, attacked the girl in her home in New Malden last October.

Man, 19, raped at Pryzm nightclub in Kingston

Your Local Guardian:

11:15am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 19-year-old man was raped inside Kingston nightclub Pryzm, it has emerged.

Surbiton needle exchange move 'snuck in under the radar'

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Visitor numbers could shoot up to 100 a day if the borough's wellbeing services are merged into one single building in Surbiton.

Video: Does he think he's the Bodyguard? Security man blocks set snaps of Kevin Costner's new film

Your Local Guardian:

3:29pm Monday 15th September 2014

Watch as a photographer's attempts to snap a picture of the film set is foiled by a dogged security guard.

Jobs at risk in Kingston and Surbiton after Phones 4u collapse

Your Local Guardian:

12:24pm Monday 15th September 2014

Phones 4u workers in Kingston and Surbiton were at risk of losing their jobs today, after the firm slid into administration.

Burst pipe leaves 2,000 residents without water

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Monday 15th September 2014

The 30in pipe burst at the Hogsmill sewage works on Saturday, and left about 2,000 people with either low water pressure or no water at all.

Tolworth Girls' School expansion plans 'crucial' for borough's school place crisis

Your Local Guardian: Not impressed:Tolworth Girls school headteacher Siobhan Lowe

5:30am Monday 15th September 2014

The scheme could see new classrooms, arts facilities and a floodlit multi-use sports pitch.

Plans to return Eadweard Muybridge mosaic to Kingston town centre

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

The Muybridge Mosaic in Castle Street was taken down after new shop owners Pret A Manger knocked down the wall it was placed on to make way for large windows.

New parliament for people with visual impairment launched in Kingston

Your Local Guardian: SC/KIN Blind councillor will be next Kingston Mayor

4:00am Monday 15th September 2014

The body has been created through negotiations between the Thomas Pocklington Trust, Kingston Hospital’s Royal Eye Unit, Kingston Council officers and former borough mayor Mary Heathcote.

Unsung Hero: New Malden teenager who helps his gran cope with motor neurone disease

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Callum Hall, 18, spends days every week at his grandparents’ house, carrying out every conceivable chore and generally making himself useful.

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

Your Local Guardian: 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.

Vintage Kingston: Councillors approve New Malden pub - six years after opening

Your Local Guardian: Vintage Kingston: December 7 1963: French exchange teachers ejected for shoplifting

5:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Pernickety council bods finally ruled a New Malden pub was, in fact, still a pub, six years after it opened... as a pub.

Sir Roger Moore talks readers' letters, airports, and his friend Richard Kiel ahead of book signing

Your Local Guardian:

His latest book, says Sir Roger Moore, was written because “I had nothing else to do.”

Kingston primary's new garden unveiled by Zac Goldsmith

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

The garden, constructed and designed by caretakers Phil Kale and Martin Pantling, was opened yesterday by MP Zac Goldsmith.

Parents oppose Vodafone and O2 plans for new Kingston phone mast

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Mobile phone giants Vodafone and O2 have applied to build a new phone mast in Kingston to improve 3G and 4G connections.

Jamie T announces album launch show in Kingston

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

The Wimbledon-born singer headlines Banquet Records' New Slang night next month, to coincide with the launch of third album, Carry on the Grudge.

Aspiring journalist who collapsed at boyfriend's Worcester Park home died from fatal MDMA dose

Your Local Guardian: Tributes paid to 20-year-old student Tayla Woodard who died after falling ill in Worcester Park house

12:13pm Friday 12th September 2014

Bournemouth University student Tayla Woodard collapsed at her boyfriend's home in Tamesis Gardens, Worcester Park after a night out at Plan B in Brixton on Saturday, March 9.

Gloriana could be homed in Kingston after being spurned by Richmond

Your Local Guardian:

11:01am Friday 12th September 2014

Kingston Council leader Kevin Davis is in negotiations with Lord Sterling about mooring the Gloriana in the royal borough.

Minibus fire closes A3 at New Malden

Your Local Guardian:

9:51am Friday 12th September 2014

The mini bus is reported to be under the New Malden underpass on the southbound side.

Former MP slams South West Trains over Chessington South disabled access

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Andrew Mackinlay, former Labour MP for Thurrock - who lives in Chessington - said a closed sloping path in Garrison Lane should be opened for use.

Knollmead headteacher who vowed to turn around Ofsted inadequate rated school will not return "for a period of time"

Your Local Guardian: Knollmead: Expectations too low

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A headteacher, who vowed to change the fortunes of a primary school rated inadequate by Ofsted inspectors within a year, will not be returning "for a period of time".

Pill-pusher jailed after police caught him snooping around Surbiton

Your Local Guardian:

2:41pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Michael Walters, of Haleswood, Cobham, was found with 500 pills and £500 cash by eagle-eyed officers in May.

Jail for thief who stole tables, chairs and trees from restaurants

Your Local Guardian:

2:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

A thief who stole £1,850-worth of garden furniture from restaurants has been handed a 12-week custodial sentence.

Former Libyan child soldier jailed for stabbing teenager in New Malden park

Your Local Guardian:

3:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Basel Giuma Elmaarfi, 18, of Robin Hood Way, Kingston, stabbed his 16-year-old victim with a kitchen knife in Blagdon Park on July 3 last year, in a row over a phone, a court heard.

History of Kingston as told through the Surrey Comet to be screened at Rose Theatre

Your Local Guardian:

1:36pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A film about Kingston as told through the Surrey Comet's 160-year-old archives will be shown at the Rose Theatre as part of Heritage Open Days weekend.



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