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"You always have to go on": Tenacious 100-year-old celebrates milestone

Sutton Guardian:

12:56pm Friday 24th April 2015

Dorothy Connor, from Ashtead, celebrated turning 100 on Wednesday.

Andy Burnham: "St Helier hospital must stay on current site"

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12:07pm Friday 24th April 2015

The would-be Labour health secretary's comments came two weeks after secret plans for an 800-bed super site in Sutton, to replace Epsom and St Helier hospitals, were leaked.

Head over to meeting of Surrey Downs GPs tomorrow afternoon

Sutton Guardian:

3:20pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Group will be holding its governing body meeting from 2.30pm at Leatherhead Leisure Centre.

GPs win 12-year battle to move into bigger surgery after years of NHS delays

Sutton Guardian:

2:34pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

The Ashley Centre surgery will be moving to modern new premises in the next nine months.

Developer says empty public toilets where two £300,000 small homes are to be built needed to be knocked down

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A developer turning empty public toilets into two one-bedroom homes in Ewell Village says they needed to be knocked down.

Residents protest against plans for 77-bed student accommodation

Sutton Guardian:

12:10pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

Loganberry Ltd, which owns the land in Mill Road, Epsom, submitted a planning application to Epsom Council last month.

GPs set to pilot out-of-hours access seven days a week

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 21st April 2015

Epsom's GPs have been awarded £1.8m to improve out-of-hours access - but have not yet been allocated the money, which was due to happen at the start of April.

Ex-prison teacher facing jail after admitting "inappropriate relationship" with inmate

Sutton Guardian:

2:50pm Monday 20th April 2015

Lilian Aghaizu, from Carshalton, was told she will be facing time in prison after pleading guilty to three charges of misconduct.

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: Epsom and Ewell candidates grilled in lively hustings

Sutton Guardian:

5:02pm Friday 17th April 2015

Six candidates vying to become Epsom and Ewell's MP took part in hustings at St Paul's Church, Howell Hill, Cheam, last night.

Attack leaves man with head and facial injuries

Sutton Guardian:

3:17pm Friday 17th April 2015

The attack, in Church Road, Leatherhead, happened last Saturday, April 11.

Man who fell asleep at the wheel faces jail after killing woman on morning run

Sutton Guardian:

2:32pm Friday 17th April 2015

Shanmugarasa Vinayagasivampillai, from Surbiton, has pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving after hitting Louisa Gammie with his van in November.

Epsom man, 54, given three-month prison sentence for hit-and-run

Sutton Guardian: Four Albion footballers due in court today on sex assault charges

2:38pm Thursday 16th April 2015

Dennis Lawrence admitted being involved with a hit-and-run and driving without a license or insurance.

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: Grill election candidates at hustings tonight

Sutton Guardian:

12:34pm Thursday 16th April 2015

The event will be held at St Paul's Church, Howell Hill, in Cheam, from 6.30pm tonight.

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: Meet your candidates in Epsom and Ewell

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 16th April 2015

Meet the seven people vying to become Epsom and Ewell's MP on May 7.

"The banners are still here Daniel": Politicians and campaigners protest outside Epsom Hospital

Sutton Guardian:

2:30pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

The protest came a day after secret plans to shut Epsom and St Helier hospitals and replace them with an 800-bed super site were leaked.

"Disgraceful": Epsom reacts to hospital closure leak

Sutton Guardian:

3:20pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

Leaked plans to create an 800-bed centre in Sutton to replace Epsom and St Helier have been slammed by politicians and campaigners.

Jeremy Hunt: Tories would block 800-bed "super hospital" to replace Epsom and St Helier

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1:40pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

Exclusive: Jeremy Hunt has said a Conservative government would not implement the leaked plans.

Secret plans to close Epsom and St Helier and build new "super hospital" overheard on train

Sutton Guardian:

10:34am Tuesday 14th April 2015

The BBC reported last night that the hospitals' chief executive is discussing plans with consultants to close both hospitals and replacing them with an 800-bed "super-hospital".

Former Epsom Council chief accepts donation for specialist stroke charity which has helped him

Sutton Guardian:

3:27pm Friday 10th April 2015

David Smith visited Epsom Golf Club to accept a £3,600 donation on behalf of Dyscover.

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: Ewell man filming his race to become an MP to show people can "stand up" against the system

Sutton Guardian:

12:20pm Friday 10th April 2015

Gareth Harfoot was the final candidate to throw his hat into the ring to become Epsom and Ewell's MP.

Mother of boy who developed anorexia aged 8 launches awareness campaign

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Friday 10th April 2015

Susannah Hebdon Moore has started Body Marvellous, a campaign to raise awareness of childhood anorexia which her son suffered from.

Second crash this afternoon on road where car overturned on Monday

Sutton Guardian:

5:14pm Thursday 9th April 2015

Two cars crashed at the junction of Park Road and Greville Park Road in Ashtead.

Huge blaze at derelict building - man released without charge

Sutton Guardian:

1:25pm Thursday 9th April 2015

Acer House, in East Street, Epsom, was significantly damaged by a big fire which ripped through its roof in the early hours of February 19.

Man rushed to hospital amid drug offences arrests

Sutton Guardian:

10:35am Thursday 9th April 2015

Surrey Police said two men were arrested at the home in Pine Hill, Epsom, yesterday afternoon.

Paramedic who pretended to be gay to rape and assault women is struck off

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 9th April 2015

Christopher Bridger, who was training to be a paramedic at St George's University Hospital, is serving 15 years in prison.

Save threatened Sure Start centres, say parliamentary candidates

Sutton Guardian:

1:10pm Thursday 9th April 2015

Surrey County Council has proposed to shut Sure Start centres in Stoneleigh and Ashtead following Government funding cuts.

Couple who cheated council out of £26,000 worth of benefits spared jail

Sutton Guardian: Epsom and Ewell Council is investing £100,000 into the new Wellbeing Centre, based in the Longmead Centre, Sefton Road

4:48pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

Linda Parker and Raymond Clarke, both of Adelphi Road, Epsom, were given suspended prison sentences.

Two men and teenager arrested in morning drugs raid

Sutton Guardian:

4:33pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

The raid happened at 7.20am today at Homefield Gardens in Tadworth.

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: Head down to hustings and question Epsom and Ewell's election candidates

Sutton Guardian:

11:49am Wednesday 8th April 2015

The event will be held next Thursday, April 16, at St Paul's Church, Howell Hill, in Cheam.

Snooker Whirlwind Jimmy White's house to be auctioned - but he's not leaving Epsom

Sutton Guardian:

10:04am Wednesday 8th April 2015

The snooker legend, an Epsom resident of 14 years, told this newspaper he loved the town and was not moving away.

PICTURES: Re-enactment of Jesus' crucifixion attracts hundreds on Good Friday

Sutton Guardian:

9:31am Wednesday 8th April 2015

The passion play in Epsom town centre depicted Jesus' trial, crucifixion and resurrection.

PICTURES: Crowds flock to cheer on the ducks at annual charity race

Sutton Guardian:

1:28pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

Nearly 2,000 people turned up to watch hundreds of plastic ducks bob along the Hogsmill river.

Man taken to hospital after car flips in crash

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10:50am Tuesday 7th April 2015

The crash happened in Greville Park Road, Ashtead, just before 1pm yesterday.

High Down prison teacher charged with "inappropriate relationship" with inmate

Sutton Guardian:

9:50am Tuesday 7th April 2015

A woman and two men appeared at South East Surrey Magistrates' Court last week.

Transport for London u-turns on labelling Epsom station as part of London

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5:52pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

Transport for London (TfL) has changed its website listing for "Epsom" after the Epsom Guardian's story on the issue last month.

Kicking up a stink: toilets-to-tiny homes development "causing severe disruption"

Sutton Guardian:

1:35pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

Epsom Council auctioned off the toilets, in London Road, Ewell, for £68,000 in 2012.

Scout leader evicting nursery says "playgroups are too much trouble"

Sutton Guardian:

9:51am Thursday 2nd April 2015

Little Hands Nursery has been told it must leave its home of 18 years, 2nd Epsom scouts headquarters, this summer after a scout leader said playgroups are "too much trouble".

Leading GP declines to support Epsom and St Helier A&E and maternity hopes as fears of post-election cuts resurface

Sutton Guardian:

2:22pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

Campaigners believe there are still plans to axe key hospital services after the General Election, despite Epsom and St Helier hospitals’ chief executive saying there was no need to "put out the placards".

Derelict mansion torched in suspected arson

Sutton Guardian:

2:00pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

A fire, which police believe was started suspiciously, substantially damaged Hollywood Lodge in Epsom.

Four cars and a motorcycle in two crashes this morning

Sutton Guardian:

11:40am Monday 30th March 2015

Surrey Police were called to Leatherhead Bypass just after 6.30am.

Students and staff "sleep rough" in school quad

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Monday 30th March 2015

The challenge raised £6,000 for the school's summer break for children with special needs.

Epsom and St Helier hospitals to begin process of becoming semi-independent foundation trust

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 26th March 2015

Exclusive: Daniel Elkeles, chief executive of Epsom and St Helier hospitals, said moving towards Foundation Trust will provide stability, but questions remain on the future of hospitals in South West London.

TfL slammed for misleading commuters on Epsom London travel zone inclusion

Sutton Guardian:

3:50pm Monday 23rd March 2015

Exclusive: On its Journey Planner website, Transport for London (TfL) states "London, Epsom" as a station choice and locates it at a bus stop close to central London's Waterloo station.

Autistic students help run social club for members of learning disabilities charity

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Monday 23rd March 2015

Students from Linden Bridge School are helping to run a social club for members of The Sunnybank Trust.

Owner of care home rated "inadequate" confident it will not be closed down

Sutton Guardian:

1:30pm Monday 23rd March 2015

In an inspection in November, the Care Quality Commission found that Firtree House Nursing Home, in Banstead, was not meeting all of its required standards.

New-look Hollymoor Lane revealed by developers behind £6m plans for Longmead

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Friday 20th March 2015

Orbit Homes held a consultation afternoon for residents at which artist's impressions of the new development were displayed.

Cat trapped by cooker has to be cut free by fire crew

Sutton Guardian:

11:02am Thursday 19th March 2015

The pet was alive and well after Epsom's firemen cut it free.

Patients are now being served only one hot meal a day at Epsom and St Helier hospitals

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Thursday 19th March 2015

Exclusive: Patients are now given a hot lunch and a cold dinner and are being offered ready meals in some departments. They may be asked to pay for the ready meals in the future.

Savage staffing cuts have made "genuinely fair and decent" regime at High Down prison difficult to deliver

Sutton Guardian:

12:39pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

The Independent Monitoring Board found that High Down had faced challenges caused by changes in Government policy.

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: Independent candidate standing for election "to save the world from Chris Grayling's human rights regression"

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 18th March 2015

Criminal defence solicitor Lionel Blackman, 54, will be standing as an independent candidate for Epsom and Ewell in the General Election.


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