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Following the scarp of the North Downs, the ancient Pilgrims’ Way runs from Winchester in Hampshire, right the way through Surrey, ending up at Canterbury in Kent. With the route full of scenic and historic interest, here Doug Kennedy, the author of a new book on the North Downs, picks out a few of the local highlights

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Tue, 09:48

Surrey is a county full of festive delights. Think cosy pubs, frosty views and long winter walks. We pick 23 wonderful reasons to spend Christmas in Surrey.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Capturing the spirit of five outstanding views across the Surrey Hills, each in the form of a seated sculpture, was the challenge set to five leading artists by Surrey Hills Arts. With the results of the Inspiring Views project now in place, here we pay a visit to each site to find out what’s in store

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Christmas Issue: everything you need for the perfect festive season in Surrey

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Take a wander around the wonderful Wonersh village and discover stunning views and a spectacular folly in the surrounding countryside

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 14:43

Even for the busiest of families, Christmas has a habit of bringing everyone together and slowing the pace of life – and, usually, it’s the dinner table that provides the main focus. Here, Matthew Williams talks to some of Surrey’s top chefs to discover their Christmas cookery tips and find out about their own festive traditions

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Tue, 11:31

We pick some of the best places in Surrey to enjoy a festive take on the quintessential English tradition of afternoon tea at Christmas

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Once the Champagne corks stopped popping, the winners of the Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards 2016 returned to doing what they do best. Here, we find out the secrets of their success – as well as their own local foodie favourites...

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Ranked as the best dining pub in Surrey by a certain national pub guide, The Inn at West End has a long-standing reputation for its top-quality food and drink offering (particularly its wine) and convivial atmosphere

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Surrey has proven itself as increasingly prime wine estate in recent years, with its perfectly hospitable terroir. Some local residents are throwing off the restraints of international borders, however, and buying up vineyards as far afield as South Africa and Argentina

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Homes & Gardens

Thursday, December 1, 2016

So, you have decided to sell your property - you may even have seen a new one and in your mind you have already moved in! But how can you be sure the legal work will not hold you back?

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

A surveying school based in Milton Keynes is expanding its reach, announcing a new residential surveying course in Surrey for February 2017. The course will take place at the stunning Horsley Park Hotel in East Horsley.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

With the winter months looming, making sure your plumbing and heating is in good shape can save you money and help you avoid the hassle of burst or frozen pipes and central heating problems.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The summer holidays are but a distant memory and autumn is upon us. Are you still thinking about that ramshackle house just up from the beach that you saw on holiday? The one with the most amazing views? Or perhaps you are dreaming about the plot of land down the road that is in just the right location for your perfect house

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Simon Lewis, CEO at Partridge Muir & Warren Ltd considers how families might benefit from a soon to be introduced tax-break that could be worth up to £140,000

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Education

Friday, October 7, 2016

Glenesk Pre-Prep and Nursery School in East Horsley have announced that Mrs Sarah Bradley, previously Headmistress at Epsom Pre-Prep, Downsend School, has taken over as Headteacher as of September 2016, following the retirement of Mrs Christie Hall.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Against the national backdrop of a fall in the A*-C pass rate, Box Hill School students and teachers were delighted with the school’s GCSE results going in the opposite direction.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

GCSE results at Reigate Grammar have repeated the school’s record breaking successes of last week’s A Level results. This year RGS students have achieved more A* grades than all the other grades put together

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Girls graduating from Bramley School were presented with their leaving gifts by Shiva Feshareki, the award winning composer who won the BBC Young Composer Award in 2004.

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Monday, June 27, 2016

This month saw the return of Tim Peake to earth from his expedition in space and Reigate Grammar celebrated their own achievement relating to space travel. They also enjoyed successes in chemistry and put on their running shoes to raise money for the Children’s Trust.

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People

Yesterday, 14:43

Even for the busiest of families, Christmas has a habit of bringing everyone together and slowing the pace of life – and, usually, it’s the dinner table that provides the main focus. Here, Matthew Williams talks to some of Surrey’s top chefs to discover their Christmas cookery tips and find out about their own festive traditions

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Thu, 18:19

In his column for style-conscious Surrey gents, chap-hop star Mr.B The Gentleman Rhymer shares his seasonal fashion recommendations

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Being a textile artist can be a sizeable commitment – it will take more than your average-sized garden shed to house a loom, for instance. Here, we meet the talented weaver, Helena Greig, whose workshop is found at the Surrey Guild of Craftsmen shop at Milford

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

When you think of your ideal place in the sun, Purley is not exactly the first location that springs to mind – but for A Place in The Sun presenter, Laura Hamilton, there’s nowhere quite like home. Andy Newbold pays a visit to find out why

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

With just over a month left to enter our new Landscape Painter of the Year competition, there’s just enough time to create that Surrey masterpiece before The closing date! To give you a bit of inspiration, here we meet one of the resident artists at The Art Agency in Esher, our gallery partner for the competition, who has been enjoying some competition success of his own just lately

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Style

Thu, 18:19

In his column for style-conscious Surrey gents, chap-hop star Mr.B The Gentleman Rhymer shares his seasonal fashion recommendations

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Research shows the difference in absorption rates mean 20 collagen pills equate to the levels of collagen found in one bottle of Skinade.

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Monday, August 8, 2016

As a bride on her wedding day, you become the protagonist of your childhood daydream, front and centre to all of the occasion’s Kodak moments, so it’s only natural that you’d want your beauty game to be flawless on the big day.

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From the craft town of Farnham, the beautiful head-wear creations of Beverley Edmondson are finding their way to the very forefront of fashion

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Leading a healthier, more active lifestyle doesn’t necessarily mean running a marathon or going to the gym - it could be brisk walking, dancing the foxtrot or bowls.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Stephen Bolden, Managing Director of Guildford Fireplaces, gives us an insight into his company.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

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Monday, April 11, 2016

RDO Kitchens & Appliances in Reigate, Surrey have been very busy reaping the benefits of their work following the grand re-opening their Bancroft Road Showroom in Reigate following a 6 month closure during extensive building works.

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Monday, April 11, 2016

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