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Professional matchmaker Hayley Bystram discusses how to overcome the challenges of returning to dating in mid-life and later

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After a glittering ceremony at G Live Guildford on 13 September, we announce the winners of the 2018 Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards 2018

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A choral singing boom is giving fresh meaning to the sound of music with new and traditional choirs pulling in more recruits than ever. Miriam Wakerly explores Surrey’s contingent

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Having grown up in Guildford and honed his comedy first at school and then touring the town’s pubs, Tom Lucy is once again heading to entertain the masses at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival

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We catch up with Surrey farmer and business travel consultant Ian Jones, six months after he swapped corporate life in the city for country life on Hill House Farm

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Tinnitus sufferers are being invited to use a new online, sound matching tool to help better understand their type of tinnitus and the potential treatments available to them.

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The British Wildlife Centre opened its doors 21 years ago and a year later embarked on its first guided visitor tours. Claire Saul celebrates over two decades of conservation excellence with founder David Mills MBE

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As the 2018 Miss Surrey, Weybridge model Destiny Sedlacek spends her weekends promoting the county and raising awareness of a rare genetic disorder she is battling

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Guildford-based West End vocal coach Steven Luke Walker has launched a new community choir. He talks about Meat Loaf, The Greatest Showman and period drama

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Adele Parks ticks off an activity from her bucket list and learns how to throw a pot

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Family owned and managed nursing home, Birtley House, welcomed the Mayor for Mayen-Koblenz, a district in Germany that has been twinned with Waverley Borough Council since 1977, on a visit to Surrey in which he was looking to learn about best practice within the UK’s care sector.

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Ad Feature: How to spot the symptoms: glaucoma and AMD

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are both serious eye conditions, but how much do you know about them?

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As the closing date for our Readers’ Short Story competition edges nearer, we get some last minute tips from those who know best

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Meet Etta Lemon – the dragon of Redhill who founded the RSPB and did battle with the Suffragettes

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Previously the private chef to the Mauritian president, Jean-Didier Gouges became head chef at The Petersham Restaurant in Richmond’s Petersham Hotel in October

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President of the Reigate-based English Arts Chorale and former King’s Singer Brian Kay conducted Britten’s War Requiem at Winchester Cathedral

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Oakleaf Enterprise supports those living with mental health issues in Guildford to restore their confidence and get back to work. Fundraising and partnership executive, Camilli Roberts-Da Breau, tells us more about the charity and the support it provides to 500 clients each year

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We’re now officially in British Summer Time: evenings are lighter and we’re already being spoilt with weekend sunshine. This is why summer is the perfect time to turn your focus to romance. Whether it’s a date for Wimbledon, Henley or that wedding, there’s no better time to get proactive about finding your match.

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As her creation, Rock Choir, hits its teenage years, Farnham-based founder Caroline Redman Lusher shares a few of her favourite things

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Each June, Surrey Artists’ Open Studios (SAOS) takes place in studios and workshops across Surrey and its borders. For 2018, more than 275 artists will show their fabulous range of work in 164 studios. Tinx Newton meets this year’s new kids on the block

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