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Man with teardrop tattoo disappears without medication

Sutton Guardian:

5:10pm Friday 31st October 2014

A man with a distinctive teardrop tattoo on his cheek has disappeared without his medication.

Spooky cat or what!

Sutton Guardian:

5:30am Friday 31st October 2014

It is spooky! Not only does this cat love hunting spiders, but it looks like it has just seen a ghost.

Popular greengrocer who inspired character in film Mrs Henderson Presents dies

Sutton Guardian:

5:13pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A well-known greengrocer who is thought to have inspired a character in the film Mrs Henderson Presents died on October 14.

Under-fire care home being investigated by police after death of resident

Sutton Guardian:

10:39am Thursday 30th October 2014

Exclusive: An under-fire care home is now being investigated by police following the death of one of its residents, it has emerged.

Great British Bake Off finalist creates heart-shaped doughnuts for engagement party

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

Richard Burr, finalist in this year’s Great British Bake Off celebrated the engagement of his brother-in-law by creating his winning heart shaped doughnuts.

MI5 spy who posed as Gestapo agent to trick Nazi sympathisers was quiet bank worker from Epsom

Sutton Guardian:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

An extremely effective MI5 World War Two operative who pretended to be in the Gestapo and befriended British Nazi sympathisers was a quiet bank worker from Epsom, it has emerged.

Prisoners accused of mutiny felt "banged-up like kippers" following prison cuts

Sutton Guardian:

2:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Exclusive: Eleven men standing trial for mutiny at High Down prison felt "banged-up like kippers" as a result of austerity measures introduced by the Government last year.

Disabled pensioners stuck indoors demand action to fix potholed pavements

Sutton Guardian:

5:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Disabled pensioners whose wheelchairs cannot navigate the county’s potholed pavements have spoken of their misery and demanded action.

Funeral to be held for "sociable and happy" Epsom woman

Sutton Guardian:

3:36pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The funeral of a "sociable and happy" woman who was well-known in the community will be held on Friday.

PICTURES: Visitors flock to vibrant display of flowers, plants, fruit and veg

Sutton Guardian:

2:45pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The Ewell Horticultural Association held its late autumn show on Saturday.

Christmas comes early for Epsom: Waterstones set to return to the market town

Sutton Guardian:

12:01pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Waterstones looks set to make a welcome return to Epsom in time for Christmas after a planning application to open a branch in the town was submitted to the council.

Boy with multiple allergies and syndrome which makes his body swell treated to Disney holiday

Sutton Guardian:

11:43am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A brave young boy with numerous allergies and a syndrome which can make his body swell up has enjoyed a charity trip to Disney World last month with his family.

Man deeply moved by Drummer Lee Rigby's death presents portrait to his mother

Sutton Guardian:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A man so deeply moved by the death of drummer Lee Rigby that he painted a minature portrait of him has presented it to his grieving mother.

Five men arrested over weekend burglary

Sutton Guardian:

4:07pm Monday 27th October 2014

Five men have been arrested following a burglary at the weekend.

Surgeon found dead in Syrian prison was unlawfully killed, jury finds

Sutton Guardian: Dr Abbas Khan

12:34pm Monday 27th October 2014

A surgeon who was found dead in a Syrian prison was unlawfully killed, a jury has found.

Convicted robbers back behind bars for threatening to kill woman

Sutton Guardian: Adrian Robertson, 40, of Mole Court, West Ewell, appear in court today

11:45am Monday 27th October 2014

A pair of convicted thieves are back behind bars for lengthy terms after they admitted threatening to kill a woman.

US teenager 'flew to UK' the day before he tried to stab woman to death

Sutton Guardian:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The teenager from Boston admitted attempting to stab the woman to death in her home on Good Friday.

Is Waterstone's returning to Epsom?

Sutton Guardian:

12:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

Much-loved book store Waterstones could be coming back to Epsom.

Charity's research on prison officer cuts slammed as "deliberately misleading"

Sutton Guardian: The latest independent report into High Down prison raises serious concerns over staff shortages and prisoners' rehabilitation

12:33pm Friday 24th October 2014

Research published by the Howard League for Penal Reform shows a 42 per cent decrease in prison officer numbers at High Down in the last four years.

Parents warned after children followed by car on way to school

Sutton Guardian:

3:45pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Parents have been warned to take extra care after three children were tailed by a car as they made their way to school yesterday morning.

Calls to build new school on town centre development site

Sutton Guardian: Councillor Tina Mountain was elected to represent Epsom Town and Downs in May

2:52pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A new primary school should be built on a site earmarked for homes and a new supermarket in Epsom town centre.

VIDEO: Canada goose crash-lands onto M25

Sutton Guardian:

2:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A Canada goose which crash-landed onto a section of the M25 with a broken wing is recovering in an animal hospital.

Heathrow flight path testing not behind airplane complaints

Sutton Guardian:

6:10am Thursday 23rd October 2014

New flight paths being tested by Heathrow are not the reason for an increase in complaints about planes flying over Epsom, it has emerged.

Parents who lost daughter to rare condition SUDEP get behind charity awareness day

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The parents of a television director who died of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) have welcomed the launch of an awareness day for the rare condition today.

Campaigners dismiss controversial care home meeting as "tosh"

Sutton Guardian:

5:34pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Campaigners against a controversial care home have dismissed a meeting held by the developer on the plans as "tosh" and said it was a complete waste of time.

Winners of 2014 Epsom and Ewell Business Awards selected

Sutton Guardian:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The winners of this year’s Epsom and Ewell Business Awards have been selected.

Parents demand answers after council plans to expand three schools are put on hold

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Angry parents are looking to Surrey County Council for answers after it told parents plans to expand three schools have been put on hold.

Now that's a Kinder surprise! Drug dealer hid his wraps inside a Kinder Egg

Sutton Guardian:

3:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man has been jailed for five years after he was found hiding drugs in a Kinder Egg and a gun in his sock at his home.

World War One Field of Remembrance to be created at Bourne Hall

Sutton Guardian:

2:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A field of remembrance enabling people to place a cross in memory of those who died in war will be created in Ewell next month.

Rare lilac bulldog worth £16,000 snatched from breeder's home

Sutton Guardian:

10:59am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A dog breeder has been left traumatised after a thief, posing as a buyer, snatched a rare lilac-coloured bulldog, worth up to £16,000, in her home and attacked her family.

'Care Quality Commission complicit in wrongdoing of nursing homes', says angry relative

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Exclusive: A man has slammed the Care Quality Commission for being "complicit in the wrongdoing of nursing homes" after he said it did not inform the public that a care home employing illegal immigrants had failed a number of key standards.

Poppy-creating extravaganza at UK's leading military rehabilitation centre

Sutton Guardian:

5:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

Staff from the UK’s leading military rehabilitation centre raced each other in a poppy-creating extravaganza ahead of the launch of this year's Poppy Appeal.

Multicultural school celebrates different nationalities

Sutton Guardian:

3:47pm Monday 20th October 2014

Students from St Martin’s C of E School, in Worple Road, Epsom, dressed up as nationalities from all around the globe on Friday.

Students bake trench cakes to raise money for Royal British Legion

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Students studying World War One raised funds for the Royal British Legion by baking trench cakes of the kind which were sent to the Front during the war.

"Jesus turned water into beer": Show exploring who's-who of hooch coming to Epsom

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Everybody may think that Jesus turned water into wine but a new show exploring the greatest drinkers of all time is about to turn that famous story on its head.

PICTURES: Train enthusiast travels 5,500 miles all over the country for charity challenge

Sutton Guardian:

5:03pm Friday 17th October 2014

A train and transport enthusiast has travelled 5,500 miles all over the country - the distance from the UK to Asia - in a week to raise money for charity.

Man climbs onto roof of mental health wing at Epsom Hospital

Sutton Guardian:

10:44am Friday 17th October 2014

A man climbed onto the roof of a mental health wing at Epsom Hospital yesterday.

Epsom Hospital birthing centre welcomes 100th baby

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A £318,000 birthing centre which opened seven months ago has welcomed its hundredth baby.

Police chase ends in quiet cul de sac and search of sports centre

Sutton Guardian:

4:50pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A police car chase through the streets of Epsom last night ended in a quiet cul-de-sac

“Can I ask you a few questions?” – The prison handing inmates phones in market research call centre

Sutton Guardian: Firefighters were called to High Down Prison on Saturday evening

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Exclusive: A call centre staffed by prisoners has been set up inside a Banstead prison it has emerged

Sir Ranulph Fiennes entertains with tales of adventure and history at charity lunch

Sutton Guardian:

4:20pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Sir Ranulph Fiennes was the guest speaker at a charity’s ladies' lunch which raised £29,000 for its brain injury rehabilitation work.

Mansion wing once home to President John F Kennedy's father up for sale

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A wing in a mansion once home to President John F Kennedy’s father has been put on the market for £1.1m.

UPDATE: Car collides with cyclist just yards from fatal crash site

Sutton Guardian:

6:05pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

The South East Coast Ambulance Service has said that a car crashed with a cyclist on Banstead Road, Ewell, last night.

WWI Blast From the Past: How did cigarettes save a soldier's life?

Sutton Guardian:

12:20pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

WWI Blast from the Past: Jeremy Harte explains how cigarettes saved a soldier's life.

VIDEO: Too pink for you? Actress tries to swap home on TV

Sutton Guardian:

5:36pm Monday 13th October 2014

A former actress who has painted the inside of her flat pink will feature on television tomorrow night in a bid to find someone to swap her home with.

Young criminal barrister in-the-making to stand for council election

Sutton Guardian:

3:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Alex Cisneros, 23, pictured with actress Maxine Peake at a legal aid cuts protest, will be standing for Labour in Woodcote ward.

Dubai real estate agency denies claims it has sold greenbelt land 'with guarantee of development potential'

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A Dubai-based international real estate agency has hit back at claims it has misled buyers about the development potential of plots of greenbelt land it has sold in Epsom Downs.

'We need to look under the bonnet', says children's charity boss on ambitious expansion plans

Sutton Guardian: Dalton Leong has been appointed as the new chief executive at The Children's Trust in Tadworth

1:50pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

The chief executive of a leading children’s charity is "looking under the bonnet" to see how it can ambitiously expand to help even more youngsters with brain injuries.

'Epsom needs to set up independent company to boost town centre'

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Epsom is to set the wheels in motion to establish an independent scheme to improve the town centre, while continuing its hunt for a new business development manager,

'UK will not turn into a totalitarian nation as result of human rights reforms', insists Chris Grayling

Sutton Guardian: Chris Grayling, MP for Epsom and Ewell and Secretary of State for Justice

1:26pm Monday 6th October 2014

Exclusive: The UK will not turn into a "totalitarian nation" if it withdraws from the European Convention of Human Rights, the justice secretary has insisted.


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