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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 Vodaphone and O2 plans for new Kingston phone mast

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Mobile phone giants Vodaphone 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.

Update: Scrap metal business blaze 'accidental' conclude firefighters

Your Local Guardian:

11:40am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Business back to normal, claims owner.

Missing Thames Ditton teen returns home

Your Local Guardian:

8:50am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Surrey Police said the 14-year-old, who was reported missing on Monday morning, returned last night.

Library to be closed while site is re-developed to include flats and hall

Your Local Guardian:

6:10am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A consultation will gather opinions on the site in New Malden.

Tolworth Court Farm revealed as site of proposed Kingston country park

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Deer, horses and a visitor centre could all feature on a site previously used as farmland since Norman times.

Fewer than two-thirds of South West Trains services on time

Your Local Guardian:

3:58pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

The "real-time" figures differ from those normally released, which say commuter trains are late only if they arrive more than five minutes after the scheduled time.

VIDEO: MP Edward Davey soaked in ice bucket challenge

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Mr Davey was soaked by Harry Hall and Alma White at a fun day at the Cambridge Road estate.

GALLERY: Galsworthy World War One exhibition opens at Rose Theatre

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Reams of World War One memorabilia have taken pride of place - alongside residents' stories and an audio guide - at the Rose Theatre.

Isabella Plantation gets a million pound makeover

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

The Isabella Plantation at Richmond Park has benefited from more than £1.5m of improvement works.

Police concerned about whereabouts of teen from Thames Ditton

Your Local Guardian:

4:01pm Monday 8th September 2014

Police have said they are “increasingly concerned” for the welfare of a teenage girl who disappeared from her home in Thames Ditton last night.

Police called to 'large fight' yesterday afternoon

Your Local Guardian:

3:43pm Monday 8th September 2014

The fight is supposed to have taken place at 4pm.

Made in Chelsea stars Louise and Andy party at Hotel Bosco

Your Local Guardian:

2:46pm Monday 8th September 2014

The Surbiton bar hosted near-reality TV stars Louise Thompson and Andy Jordan, along with newcomer Alik Alfus.

Heartfelt tributes at funeral of Chessington pensioner Dorothy Whiteway

Your Local Guardian:

1:44pm Monday 8th September 2014

Son Steve Whiteway, the managing director of Epsom Coaches, paid tribute to his mother at the service on Friday, which was attended by about 200 people.

Tributes pour in for teenage motorcyclist killed in crash

Your Local Guardian:

12:30pm Monday 8th September 2014

Tributes have poured in for a young motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on Saturday morning despite a desperate battle to save him.

Kingston Museum exhibition explores relationship between Iris Murdoch and painter Harry Weinberger

Your Local Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

Kingston Museum has teamed up with Kingston University to display a huge amount of work by painter Harry Weinberger alongside letters from Iris Murdoch.

Two women left with head and facial injuries after attack in Surbiton

Your Local Guardian:

10:09am Monday 8th September 2014

Three people have been arrested in connection with the attack, but another man is still wanted by police.

Four dumpsters destroyed by fire near Worcester Park library

Your Local Guardian: The cat and the turtle were saved from the fire

8:05am Monday 8th September 2014

The large bins, between the library and Waitrose, were "well alight" by the time New Malden firefighters arrived.

Plans for Tolworth Hospital to undergo £60m redevelopment

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Monday 8th September 2014

The plans come off the back of proposals to centralise south-west London’s mental health services at two hospitals, including Tolworth.

Kingston's All Saints Church to celebrate completion of £3.7m refurbishment

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Monday 8th September 2014

The 1,000-year-old church, where the first King of England was crowned, will hold a celebratory service to mark the completion of the works.

Unsung Hero: Businessman turned charity worker helping disabled people

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

David Broughton turned to charity work following the collapse of his lighting business.

Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: 'I've become more aware of the circle of life'

Your Local Guardian: Busy mum: Angellica Bell.

4:30am Sunday 7th September 2014

Following a family bereavement, our columnist this week reflects on the fleeting nature of life.

Vintage Kingston: campaigners oppose threat to town's last riverside open space

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

4:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

Kingston’s last area of riverside open space was under threat from developers, but a campaign to save it had other ideas.

Why is Kingston Market Place's Shrubsole Memorial missing an arm?

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

Council officers have removed an arm from the Victorian fountain sculpture, after cracks appeared in the marble.

Woman escapes with minor injuries after falling in front of a train at Kingston station

Your Local Guardian:

8:54am Saturday 6th September 2014

A woman escaped with minor injuries after falling in front of a train at Kingston station this morning.

Extra crossing and u-turn signs proposed for Tolworth greenway

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

Kingston Tories have proposed a slew of changes to the £3.1m greenway scheme, including "enhanced traffic smoothing measures" and signs reminding motorists not to make u-turns.

Tesco plans 700-home development for Tolworth Toby Jug site

Your Local Guardian: Planning: Narinder Lakhan was case officer in the long-running Tolworth Tesco saga KT63808

5:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

The retail giant finally backed down earlier this year from its 12-year quest to put a supermarket on the brownfield land.

Richmond Theatre welcomes Rat Pack of opera for Holly Lodge Centre fundraiser

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

The Rat Pack of opera will perform a special concert in aid of Richmond Park’s Holly Lodge Centre.

VIDEO: Original Rudeboy Neville Staple plays Long Live Kingston Carnival

Your Local Guardian: Neville Staple

4:12pm Friday 5th September 2014

Specials legend Neville Staple gave the Long Live Kingston Carnival crowd a night to remember at McCluskys yesterday.

Man tries to lure Chessington schoolgirl away from parent

Your Local Guardian:

3:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

The pupil at St Mary's School in Church Lane was approached by a young man on Wednesday evening in Churchfields, her school has said.

Get your tickets for Dizzee Rascal at Kempton this weekend

Your Local Guardian:

1:33pm Friday 5th September 2014

Dizzee Rascal performs live after a day of racing at the Kempton Park this weekend.

Grieving daughter's anger over closure of care home safeguarding complaint

Your Local Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Helen Crewdson had filed a complaint against Linwood Care Home in Thames Ditton, claiming her father, Robert William Cowan, was being neglected and had experienced dramatic weight loss.

Zac Goldsmith backs campaign to end wild animal circus performances

Your Local Guardian:

8:24am Friday 5th September 2014

The Conservative MP, who represents Richmond Park and North Kingston, has backed a parliamentary bill to ban wild animal circus acts by the end of 2015.

£7m funding gap as Kingston Council haggles with TfL over mini-Holland project

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Six months after winning a share of the Mayor of London’s £100m cycling initiative, the authority has fine-tuned its plans for the scheme and found costs may soar to more than £41m.

Proud father watches daughter marry - beside his hospital bed

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Naomi Hurrell and Charlie Bamford’s full legal ceremony was held later in St Andrew’s Church, Surbiton, with proud dad Roger Hurrell watching remotely on an iPad.

Kingston Council criticised over plans to move Surbiton needle exchange

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Public health officials have come under fire over the proposed move of a wellbeing service, including a needle exchange, for people struggling with substance abuse.



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