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Thu, 14:04

A group of Esher-based music fanatics are behind a spectacular tribute concert to blues musician, Lead Belly, at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Wed, 16:50
Journalist and keen cyclist Adele Mitchell tackles the iconic climb up Box Hill (Photo Paul Mitchell)

With Box Hill now one of the area’s most popular destinations for cyclists, Adele Mitchell reveals the lure of its appeal – and also picks up some tips from Team Sky rider and Olympian Ben Swift on tackling Surrey’s most iconic hill climb

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Wed, 12:54
Surrey Life magazine May 2015

Discover hidden gems from Surrey museums’ collections, 100 years of the WI, the annals of rock, a landmark anniversary for Leith Hill Tower, dream cars and more in May’s Surrey Life magazine…

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Woking, Surrey

These are exciting times for Woking with ambitious plans under way for the town centre. There are already plenty of things on our radar though…

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Wed, 11:32
Albury Organic Vineyard, Albury

Every May, our nation celebrates English Wine Week. These days, everyone knows that Surrey wine is on the march, but here’s a few things that you probably didn’t know about our increasingly successful vineyards...

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Food & Drink

Wed, 11:32

Every May, our nation celebrates English Wine Week. These days, everyone knows that Surrey wine is on the march, but here’s a few things that you probably didn’t know about our increasingly successful vineyards...

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The award-winning Lightbox gallery and museum from Victoria Way (Photo: Ian Rudgewick Brown)

At The Lightbox in Woking, not only will you find an award-winning art gallery and museum but also an excellent café with some fantastic fare

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Mon, 11:55
Supercars at The Mulberry, Chiddingfold (Photo: Bumble and Brown)

While its car park is no stranger to supercars and its bar stools have supported the odd A-lister over the years, Chris Evans’ pub The Mulberry Inn at Chiddingfold 
has an offering that welcomes all comers, as Matthew Williams discovers

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Mon, 11:33
Gerry and Ann in their award-winning pub

A regular fixture on Surrey Life’s best pubs lists, The Inn @ West End has long been a destination for those who appreciate good food and wine. As owner Gerry Price reveals, however, there’s still plenty of surprises in store

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Surrey tea rooms and coffee shops

Every month, Surrey Life magazine showcases one of the area’s best tea shops, from Parisian pantries to countryside coffee houses. Below you’ll find abridged versions of Louise Johncox’s Tea Shop Trail column...

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Homes & Gardens

Take a stroll through the enchanting landscape of Coverwood Lakes, open on selected days in the spring and the autumn, where you might even spot the likes of Madonna doing a spot of filming…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The scene across the Dutch garden

Some 20,000 dazzling tulips will be on display at Dunsborough Park in Ripley this month, a treat that is not to be missed

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Lavender edges the path at Bardsey

Here in Surrey, we have a wealth of beautiful private gardens that open their gates to visitors each year, from tiny cottages with wafting wild flowers to ancient manor houses with stunning statuary. Here, Surrey Life’s gardening editor Leigh Clapp picks out 25 of the best

* NB: Gardens are listed alphabetically and not in any order of preference

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

With spring fast approaching we caught up with award winning lawn maintenance company Great British Lawns and looked at how a bespoke lawn management programme could benefit the lawns of Surrey.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Selina Botham in her softly planted, wildlife-friendly Jordan's garden at RHS Hampton Court 2014

This month, we meet three of Surrey’s most accomplished female garden designers – and find out what’s going to be big news in gardening for 2015

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Education

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Hawthorns School recently welcomed back former pupils, parents and staff, to celebrate Mrs Elaine Forsyth’s 35th anniversary as Head of the Pre-Prep section of the School.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

On Wednesday 11 and Tuesday 17 March, Greenacre School for Girls in Banstead, opened its doors to budding Scientists from other local schools in the area.

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Monday, March 23, 2015
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A+ Education asked teachers and librarians for their suggestions of good books to read over the holidays

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Monday, March 23, 2015
Hugo Wilson and Diana Strange with Poppy at Seaford College in West Sussex

Animals play a vital role in a child’s development. From teaching a sense of responsibility and respect for life to offering companionship and affection, animals enhance our lives.

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Monday, March 23, 2015
Discover 23 of Surrey's very best schools

Our county is proud to boast some of the very best schools in the country. Here, we ask 23 of them to share three of the things that set them apart

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Life TV

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Pop star Eliza Doolittle headlined a special charity gig at the Boileroom to remember Guildford’s Hatti Sandall.

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Monday, January 12, 2015
Into the Woods at Waverley Abbey by Andrew West

The romantic ruins of England's first Cistercian Abbey, Waverley Abbey, were magically transformed for their appearance in the latest Disney epic, Into the Woods.

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Monday, December 15, 2014
Croydon singer Ben Haenow wins The X Factor

He was an early frontrunner to win the series outright – and now Ben Haenow has been crowned the winner of The X Factor 2014.

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Yesterday, 11:49

With a host of awards to his name, comedian Tim Vine has been at the top of his game for nearly two decades. But ahead of a nationwide tour, some quick-fire rounds with the pun-slinger reveal that there’s nowhere quite like home in Banstead…

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Yesterday, 09:03
Celebrities share their favourite local places in Surrey Life

Over the years, some of Surrey’s best known personalities have revealed what they most love about our county to Surrey Life. Here, we compile their favourite restaurants, shops, views, places to visit and relax, and ask what makes you proud of living in Surrey?

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Wed, 16:27
Anything Obama can do! Peter shooting some hoops with the Surrey Goldhawks basketball club (Photo: Simon Hunt)

Like many people, High Sheriff Peter Lee was surprised to find that real deprivation could exist in a county like Surrey. As his year in office comes to a close, here he talks to Matthew Williams about some of the other things he’s learned along the way, the place of this historic role in modern society – and getting used to its fashion demands...

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Wed, 13:40
Surrey Life magazine May 2015

Win a meal for two at one of Surrey’s top pubs by sharing your news and views with Surrey Life magazine

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Friday, April 17, 2015
Surrey Life Community Heroes

Celebrating the inspiring people who are really making a difference in Surrey’s town and village communities, here we bring you the annual Surrey Life Community Heroes lists: the charity volunteers, lifesavers and other proactive people - all recommended via surreylife.co.uk - who you feel make an impression on the quality of life in Surrey

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Style

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Over the past few weeks, Surrey Life beauty editor Adele Mitchell has been hard at work researching the best spas in Surrey (it’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it). What is more, she has also found us some fabulous reader offers along the way...

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Friday, February 6, 2015
Be inspired for spring 2015 with this showcase of retro ware

A must for any self-respecting Surrey style-lover, a huge new vintage fair is set to take place at Guildford Cathedral on Saturday February 7.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The nutritional philosophy and key principles of Paul Jennings Fitness - www.pauljenningsfitness.co.uk | info@pauljenningsfitness.co.uk

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The perfect accessory, this oversized Delta scarf (240cm x 140cm) can be worn as a sarong or beach cover up

Wrap up warm this winter in one of these beautiful animal print scarves – safe in the knowledge that you’re also raising money for a good cause.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
We can't wait to sample the new spa treatments at Guildford's Mandolay Hotel

As the leading independent hotel in Guildford, it was only a matter of time before The Mandolay added a range of spa treatments to its offering – and we can’t wait to pop along and give them a try.

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Discover

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Chez Vous is a modern French restaurant with rooms in the heart of Warlingham village, Surrey.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Vineking

Have you discovered why The Vineking won Best Independent Retailer at Surrey Life’s 2013 Food & Drink awards yet? If not, now is the perfect time to pop down to one of their shops and stock up for the festive season.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Coach-House Restaurant

Step inside The Coach-House restaurant and be welcomed by a candlelit interior with original inglenook fireplaces and low beamed ceilings.

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Friday, September 12, 2014
Albert's Table

Albert’s Table opened in 2008, and is a British restaurant serving innovative British cooking, in a beautiful environment...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
La Barbe, Surrey

A veritable French institution in Reigate for over 30 years, La Barbe is a place to enjoy exquisite French flavours in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

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Showcase

Friday, February 27, 2015

If you are looking for something different for your home, why not try stone? We’ve taken a look at some of the reasons to do so...

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

If you are looking for something different for your home, why not try stone? Whether you are looking for a new kitchen worktop, a bathroom in natural stone or a coffee table for your living room, there are a huge variety of different stones and the finished item will be unique to you.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Will Woodward, director of WPM in Guildford, gives his top five tips for managing your builders

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Celebrity chef James Martin will be headling the Food and Wine Raceday

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Combine food and wine from around the world with a memorable day of racing at Ascot’s Festival of Food and Wine Raceday on Saturday 6th September.

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Friday, August 8, 2014
Cobham Farmers' Market. Image: Photoani

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Shop for local food and drink and support regional producers at Surrey’s farmers’ markets.

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