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10th August 2023

One way to learn collective nouns

ARTS POEMS POET’S CORNER

One way to learn collective nouns

Last Monday, 7th August, Epsom Library invited Frances Cohen to come and read some of the poems from her recently published book: “A Prickle of Porcupines – Really!!” The added … READ MORE

County divisions – have your say on changes

COUNCIL ELECTIONS

County divisions – have your say on changes

New boundaries are being proposed for council divisions in Surrey County Council including in Epsom and Ewell. The Local Government Boundary Commission wants to hear what residents and local organisations … READ MORE

Report against airport expansion

BUSINESS TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

Report against airport expansion

Airport expansion benefits a “small and wealthy subset of the British population” leaving the rest to deal with its environmental impact, according to a new report. The paper, Losing Altitude … READ MORE

Another King “Charles the III’s” Epsom affair

LOCAL HISTORY

Another King “Charles the III’s” Epsom affair

Bramshott House in Epsom’s Market Place is a late 17th century, Grade II listed building that was built to provide accommodation for the rich and famous of the period who wanted to … READ MORE

Epsom’s UCA tips for A-level expectants

COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Epsom’s UCA tips for A-level expectants

It’s almost A-Levels results day and at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in Epsom we know there are many students who haven’t decided what degree they want to … READ MORE

Epsom scouts on Korean jamboree

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS

Epsom scouts on Korean jamboree

Scouts from across Surrey, including Epsom and Ewell, arrived in South Korea for the 25th World Scout Jamboree being held  from August 1st – 12th 2023. The Jamboree is a two-week event holding significant … READ MORE

Commemorating a dedicated local Councillor

COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Commemorating a dedicated local Councillor

On Tuesday 31st July a small group of Cuddington residents gathered at the lawn behind the GP surgery in Shadbolt Park to commemorate the tragic death of Cllr Rob Foote … READ MORE

Salts open season with FA Cup win

FOOTBALL SPORTS

Salts open season with FA Cup win

Epsom & Ewell 2-1 Horsham YMCA. Emirates F.A. Cup – Extra-Preliminary Round. Saturday 5th August 2023. The James Scott era kicked off on Saturday as we opened up our fifth … READ MORE

Gatwick expansion plans revealed

BUSINESS TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

Gatwick expansion plans revealed

The first details of Gatwick’s multi-billion pound expansion plans – to double capacity and create a second Heathrow Airport in the south east – have emerged. Gatwick originally submitted its … READ MORE

Ugandan Asian refugees in Surrey 50 years on

LOCAL HISTORY

Ugandan Asian refugees in Surrey 50 years on

On 4 August 1972, the Ugandan dictator, General Idi Amin, ordered around 60,000 ethnic Asians to leave the country within 90 days. In the autumn and winter of 1972 to … READ MORE

Epsom’s child-play hobbled by e-coli

BUSINESS HEALTH

Epsom’s child-play hobbled by e-coli

The popular adventure park off Horton Lane in Epsom known as Hobbledown has temporarily closed. This follows reports by the UK Health and Security Agency that three children who had … READ MORE

Surrey’s support for using electric vehicles

COUNCIL TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

Surrey’s support for using electric vehicles

In Surrey, almost half of our emissions come from transport, and about half of that is from private vehicles. So, reducing the emissions from the way we travel about, whether … READ MORE

Restating the need for recycling in Surrey

COUNCIL TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT

Restating the need for recycling in Surrey

26,000 tonnes of recyclable waste can be found in Surrey’s rubbish Research shows that many people feel like they are already recycling as much as they can. But according to … READ MORE

Epsom’s outdoor theatre going great guns

ARTS CULTURE

Epsom’s outdoor theatre going great guns

On Monday 31st July we went to see Annie Get Your Gun at the Lavender Theatre – a recently erected outdoor space amongst lavender fields in Reigate Road, Epsom. A … READ MORE