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"Happy-go-lucky" centenarian celebrates milestone birthday

Sutton Guardian:

3:41pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Bastille Day heralded a milestone birthday celebration for a "happy-go-lucky" centenarian.

Government attacked for lack of consultation over Headley Court decision

Sutton Guardian:

12:10pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The Government has been criticised for failing to respond to requests to involve the local community in deciding to replace the UK’s leading military rehabilitation centre.

Fresh concerns for groups of abandoned horses in Epsom

Sutton Guardian:

9:46am Thursday 24th July 2014

Worried residents are raising the alarm for the welfare of groups of abandoned horses.

UPDATE: Pensioner charged with burglary after Co-op cigarette raid

Sutton Guardian:

1:02pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A pensioner has been charged with burglary after cigarettes were snatched in a dawn raid at a Co-op store.

Co-op store broken into overnight

Sutton Guardian:

12:51pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Co-op store was broken into in the early hours of the morning.

School forced to change admissions policy after discrimination ruling

Sutton Guardian:

11:28am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Exclusive: A Catholic school has had its knuckles rapped for discrimination for giving places to children who attended mass at its church rather than those who lived nearby.

VIDEO: Group of friends get competitive by staging own Olympic Games

Sutton Guardian:

2:11pm Monday 21st July 2014

Four friends who have just staged their own Olympic Games could just put a smile back on the faces of British sports fans depressed by the World Cup.

Surrey councillors u-turn on massive allowances hike

Sutton 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.

Second GP surgery in danger after "unacceptable" NHS delays

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Exclusive: Thousands of patients are set to lose out on a second, much-needed GP surgery after the NHS failed to approve funding for it.

High Down relatives speak out after claims prisons are reaching 'breaking point'

Sutton Guardian: DISAPPOINTED: Frances Crook

2:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

The prison system is reaching breaking point, according to the Chief Inspector of Prisons and the UK’s oldest prison reform charity which has claimed staff numbers at High Down have been cut by nearly 30 per cent in three years.

Headley Court trustees to start discussions with Ministry of Defence

Sutton Guardian: Prince Charles visited Headley Court to open the new Jubilee Rehabilitation Complex in 2012

12:30pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

The chairman of the trustees of Headley Court has said its charity will start negotiating this week with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) over its future use following the announcement that rehabilitation for medical casualties is to move to the Midlands.

PICTURES: Crowds soak up the sun in fields of lavender in Banstead

Sutton Guardian:

12:30pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Crowds flocked to soak up the sunshine and bask in a field of lavender at the weekend.

MP asks Health Secretary to keep Headley Court as medical centre

Sutton Guardian: Headley Court is the UK's leading rehabilitation centre for injured servicemen and women

10:47am Monday 14th July 2014

Headley Court’s MP is writing to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt ask for it to remain as a centre for medical rehabilitation after it is replaced by a £300m military complex in the Midlands in 2018.

Sainsbury's stands by car wash firm despite immigration raids

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Monday 14th July 2014

Sainsbury's is standing by a car wash company which has been raided again and again by immigration officials while washing its customers' cars on its land.

Discover dark tales in Ewell's past

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Discover Ewell’s dark past and remember the tales that some would rather forget on a fascinating walk around the village.

Rock academy returns for budding music stars

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

The Summer holidays are almost here and any budding rock stars need look no further than Epsom to help realise their dream.

Twelfth Night to be performed in two idyllic parks

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Shakespeare's "classic chaotic comedy" Twelfth Night is to be performed in two idyllic settings this month - Nonsuch and Cannizaro parks.

'Expertise and facilities for servicemen and civilians could go to waste at Headley Court'

Sutton Guardian: An outline planning application has been submitted for a new leading military rehabilitation centre in the Midlands which would replace Headley Court in Epsom

6:02pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Replacing Headley Court with a new military rehabilitation centre in the Midlands will risk wasting specialist expertise and facilities which could benefit injured servicemen and women as well as civilians, according to a local councillor.

Government confirms Headley Court will be replaced with new complex in Midlands

Sutton Guardian:

2:38pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Headley Court will be replaced by a new state-of-the-art £300m complex in the Midlands, the Government has confirmed.

Announcement due on whether Headley Court will be replaced

Sutton Guardian: An outline planning application has been submitted for a new leading military rehabilitation centre in the Midlands which would replace Headley Court in Epsom

10:27am Thursday 10th July 2014

The UK’s leading military rehabilitation centre looks set to be replaced by a new complex in the Midlands.

Thousands of patients may be left without GP surgery after new premises put up for sale

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

Exclusive: Thousands of patients could be left without a much-needed GP surgery because NHS bureaucrats have decided not to consider applications for new doctors' premises for more than a year now.

Man undergoes five-hour operation after brutal attack at music festival

Sutton Guardian:

12:16pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Exclusive: A "happy-go-lucky" 21-year-old spent five hours in surgery yesterday after being brutally beaten in an allegedly unprovoked attack at a music festival.

Burst water main causing traffic chaos

Sutton Guardian:

2:47pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A burst water main is causing traffic chaos in Epsom Downs today.

Epsom fundraisers not bogus, charity reassures public

Sutton Guardian:

5:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A leading children's charity has reassured the public that doorstep fundraisers are not bogus but are authorised to collect money for it

Llama and engineering student head to Peru with equipment for disabled children

Sutton Guardian:

1:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A llama and an engineering student will be flying to Peru to deliver specialised equipment to help with the education of youngsters with disabilities.

Youngster with brain injury meets Roger Federer on VIP trip to Wimbledon

Sutton Guardian:

4:51pm Monday 7th July 2014

Wimbledon legend Roger Federer took time out of his quest to win a record eighth title in this year's championship to meet a disabled youngster.

Could Epsom Derby become evening race?

Sutton Guardian: Epsom Derby 2014

4:42pm Monday 7th July 2014

The world-famous Derby race could be held in the evening in future in a bid to boost falling television ratings - if the Queen approves.

Epsom man arrested on suspected arson after four fires in a week

Sutton Guardian: The police element of council tax could rise

12:37pm Monday 7th July 2014

A man was arrested on suspicion of arson after four fires in the last week.

Creative students hold exhibition of exam work

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

Students showed off their creative talents as they presented their work to Epsom’s mayor.

Fundraising schoolgirl congratulated for air ambulance charity work

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

The "inspirational fundraising" of a creative schoolgirl has been recognised by an air ambulance charity.

Acclaimed West End play to be screened by Leatherhead Theatre

Sutton Guardian: National Theater Skylight (7839388)

5:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Fancy watching a hotly-anticipated new West End play but don't want to make the journey up to town or pay West End prices?

Cider Festival coming to Epsom's Assembly Rooms

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

Cider fans will be able to fill their boots at a 17-day festival offering award-winning and unusual varieties of the drink from around the country.

Phil Tufnell and Dane Bowers team up for charity cricket match

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Monday 7th July 2014

One-time pop star Dane Bowers teamed up with cricket legend Phil Tufnell to raise £2,5000 for a leading charity for youngsters with complex disabilities.

Epsom needs homes not big supermarkets, says Chris Grayling

Sutton Guardian:

3:39pm Friday 4th July 2014

Epsom does not need any more big supermarkets, according to its MP who said he will oppose any plans for a big Waitrose or Morrisons in the market town.

Teenager to apppear in court after 'racially motivated attack'

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

1:20pm Friday 4th July 2014

A teenager is to appear in court after an allegedly racially-motivated attack which left a man in hospital.

Pensioner in court over thousands of child sex abuse pictures

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

12:34pm Friday 4th July 2014

A pensioner has appeared in court charged with making thousands of indecent photographs of children, distributing and possessing them and publishing child sex abuse stories.

Parents fight to keep "amazing" teaching assistants

Sutton Guardian: Students are being ‘put off college’

5:12pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Worried parents have raised concerns about losing five "amazing" teaching assistants at a cash-strapped primary school.

Plans to build new Sainsbury's store submitted to council

Sutton Guardian: SALES BLOW: Sainsbury's has posted lower underlying sales

3:20pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to open a new store in Tadworth.

Curry house cooks up £25k for David Weir sports academy

Sutton Guardian:

1:10pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A curry house has cooked up a whopping £25,000 for charity by hosting a dinner for a sports academy founded by Paralympic legend David Weir.

Former Wimbledon ace helps disabled youngsters play tennis

Sutton Guardian:

1:01pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A former Wimbledon ace had one of her "most amazing life and tennis experiences" when she showed youngsters with severe disabilities how they can participate in the sport.

Medical trio from Epsom and St Helier hospitals to help launch new clinic in South Africa

Sutton Guardian:

12:56pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Heart doctors are raising money to launch a new clinic in South Africa to tackle the early signs of heart disease in youngsters living in poverty.

£450k extra funding secured for Surrey's abuse victims

Sutton Guardian: Kevin Hurley has been announced as the winner of the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner election

12:52pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Surrey’s victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence will benefit from £450,000 of additional funding for support services in the county.

Open day held on World War One flagship forest

Sutton Guardian: The plans for the Woodland Trust's Centenary Wood in Langley Vale

4:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Plans to create a Centenary Wood in Epsom commemorating the First World War were outlined to visitors at an open day at the weekend.

Do not pick up cute baby deer - you might stress it out

Sutton Guardian:

2:37pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A wildlife charity is warning people not to pick up cute baby deer after being called out three times in as many days to rescue fawns that did not need rescuing.

Epsom Club celebrates centenary in style

Sutton Guardian:

3:30am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A 100-year-old private members' club celebrated its centenary in style on Saturday.

Innovative ultrasound equipment donated to Epsom Hospital

Sutton Guardian:

3:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

State-of-the-art equipment to help diagnose women’s clinical problems has been donated to Epsom Hospital.

Epsom 'worse than two years ago', says town centre survey

Sutton Guardian: Residents and retailers believe car parking charges in Epsom town centre are too high and stopping visitors coming to the historic market town

2:07pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Half of those who completed Epsom’s town centre survey believe it has deteriorated in the last two years.

Organ and Dra-gone: Popular Ewell pub bulldozed by supermarket chain Lidl

Sutton Guardian:

12:21pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Lidl has bulldozed a much-loved ex-watering hole despite pleas from the community not to do this until planning permission was granted for it to build a food store.

PICTURES: Ladies unite to 'show cancer who's boss' at Epsom Race for Life

Sutton Guardian:

12:08pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Thousands of women united to conquer cancer and Race for Life on Sunday.

Prisoners to be allowed temporary release at revamped Downview

Sutton Guardian: BREAKING NEWS: Prison warden accused of sex with inmates 'found dead'

5:30pm Monday 30th June 2014

Prisoners who have committed a wide range of serious crimes will be allowed out into the community when Downview re-opens as a rehabilitation prison later this year.

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