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Struck by a rare health condition, Iida van der Byl‑Knoefel made extreme changes to her diet and discovered a passion for plant-based eating that led to her writing her own book of delicious recipes

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Returning to Priory Farm for the second year, Local Food Britain's Countryside Food Festival promises a feast of flavours in a beautiful rural setting on Saturday 14 September. Tracy Carroll shines a spotlight on just a few of the Surrey producers and foodies you'll meet there

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Schools are under constant pressure to update their facilities and resources to meet changes to educational requirements

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Dogs are a man's best friend, so it's no wonder pup-friendly businesses are booming - especially here in Surrey

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The county's historic riches helped to influence the flourishing career of Professor Suzannah Lipscomb. Claire Saul chats to the popular historian midway through an eventful year

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We shine a spotlight on some of the small shops and independent retailers enriching the local communities and high streets around them

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Tony Parkin, new head chef at The Tudor Room at Great Fosters, tells us his plans for the restaurant and what you can expect from his appearance at Woking Food Festival from August 31 to September 1 2019

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The prolific writer best known for his 1932 novel, Brave New World, was born in Godalming 125 years ago. Ray Cavanaugh looks back at the life and times of Aldous Huxley

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Claire Benn recreates the landscapes around her Betchworth studio with a creative combination of textures

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On 25 July 1978, Louise Brown, the world's first test-tube (IVF) baby was born. She celebrated her 40th birthday last year

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Public speaking is often cited as one of life's biggest fears. We chat to public speaking coach Ges Ray to find out how to fight the fear

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Crowdfunding is becoming an increasingly popular way of raising cash for all kinds of business and community projects. We take a look at some of the ventures in Surrey turning to this approach…

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We meet four Surrey residents whose re-discovery of nature has been life-changing

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Ad Feature The importance of planning for your digital assets

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

We've all been there - 11pm and you're trying to access your online banking to make a transfer and you can't remember your password. In a bid to satisfy the ever increasing security requirements for accounts, you know it included an uppercase, lowercase, symbol and totally random selection of characters but unfortunately you now can't remember it

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Reigate born Margot Fonteyn was England's first homegrown ballerina. Stephen Roberts charts the life and times of Surrey's prima ballerina

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Intense, brave and provocative, Admissions will have your mind ticking a long while after the curtains close

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Ad Feature A closer look at The Tenant Fees Act 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Landlord's take note, the government is cracking down on letting fees

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Planning a wedding is stressful - that's a fact. So we spoke to some of Surrey's wedding experts for their top tips to help brides and grooms-to-be with the process

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Ad Feature The 2019 leading men of Surrey

Friday, May 10, 2019

Surrey men mean business! Here, we turn the spotlight on some of our county's most successful - and discover what it is that makes them tick

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We find out about Joining Hands, an app designed to bring people together, from families and friends to carers and those who feel isolated

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