APRIL 2022

Jack and Emily Brown of Stoneleigh are delighted to announce the birth Wednesday 6th April 2022 of their first child named Sara Louise.

Born Beaconsfield – bred in Ewell – Frank Nutting – 80 years young Friday 8th April 2022. Keep going Frankie – love Diane and Paul.

Distinguished scientist and former Glyn Grammar boy dies.

John Fawcett of Brockenhurst, Hampshire has died at the age of 92. Between 1950-1961 John was in charge of the rudimentary laboratory of the professorial surgical unit at St Mary’s Hospital, London. Under his leadership over the next 11 years this expanded rapidly and, with a staff of 10, also serviced the first British metabolic unit. After several years of research, John moved into an administrative role in the Institute of Biomedical Science, rising to chief executive until his retirement in 1989. On retirement John moved to Brockenhurst where he became an expert and lover of the New Forest deer. He became a member of the Mammal Society and a founder member of the British Deer Society which was set up in the 1960s.
John was a long-time local man having lived near Epsom from 1932 to 1989. He was schooled firstly at Ewell Castle and then Glyn Grammar School during the war years. Between 1944-7 John attended Sutton County Grammar School.

Epsom born filmmaker passes away at 70

Bill Clark, Epsom-born and educated filmmaker has passed away at age 70 from a brain haemorrhage. Bill was known for films such as Starfish (2016) and The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (2007). He is survived by Debbie, their children, Edward and Celia, a grandson, Alfie, and his brother, Paul.