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Reigate Group Takes Part In First National Swift Awareness Week

Reigate Group Takes Part In First National Swift Awareness Week

Swift Protection Association Reigate (SPARE) took part in the first national Swift Awareness Week, which was held in the summer. For the week, organisations across the UK held events to raise awareness of swifts and to educate the public and share information. SPARE was given a space outside Morrisons in Reigate – members gave out leaflets, booklets, photographs of swifts …

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Reigate Students Raise Money For African Communities

Students at Dunottar School in Reigate have raised £310 in support of Kids for Kids, an organisation that aims to help malnourished children in Darfur, Sudan. Kids for Kids work sees it loan families goats and provide an integrated package of sustainable projects in the region. Dunottar students embarked upon a range of innovative fundraising initiatives, which included an own-clothes …

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Your Chance To Shape Local Democracy

The closing date for you to give your opinion on the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) Reigate and Banstead Electoral Review Consultation is this month. The independent LGBCE is asking for resident’s views on its electoral review of Reigate and Banstead Borough Council. Early draft recommendations propose new council wards, ward boundaries and ward names across the council …

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Walk On Hot Coals For Surrey Charity

Walk On Hot Coals For Surrey Charity

Are you feeling brave? Do you think you can feel the heat? Surrey-based children’s charity, The Children’s Trust will be hosting its first sponsored Fire Walk this autumn, and you are invited to slip off your shoes! The Tadworth charity’s fire walk will offer people the opportunity to conquer their fire fears and dare to tread their feet on hot …

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Reigate Community Gathers Together At St Catherine’s Hospice Memory Meadow

Earlier this summer more than 200 people joined St Catherine’s Hospice for the charity’s popular annual Memory Meadow remembrance service in Priory Park. The special event, which was led by Rev Lisa Rainier, spiritual care lead at St Catherine’s gave people a chance to remember someone they love, through live music, poems and readings. It is hoped that the service …

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Leigh’s Roman Treasure

Leigh’s Roman Treasure

This month is the 14th anniversary of a very notable archaeological discovery in Leigh. Discovered almost a decade and a half-ago was Roman treasure which brought the village to the attention of scholars of Roman history. To coincide with the find, RH History Uncovered looks at the discovery of Leigh’s Roman Treasure in August 2004.  On a warm Surrey summer’s day …

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All Change At The Top In Local Government

All Change At The Top In Local Government

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council has a new leader and deputy leader following the election of Cllr Mark Brunt as leader of the council until May 2019 at the annual council meeting. Cllr Brunt, who has been a councillor for the Merstham ward since 2004, replaces Cllr Victor Broad who stepped down as leader after four years in post. Speaking …

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Redhill Chris Pulls His Weight For Africa

A fearless fundraising personal trainer from Redhill has literally pulled his weight for Zambian orphanage, Eden Farm. Inspired by what he saw on visits to Africa, the surrey-based strongman set himself the challenge of lifting the equivalent of his body weight every minute for 24 hours. Personal trainer Chris Davies, 28, from Redhill who works in the town’s Like2Lift Gym …

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Leigh Food Festival & Apple Press

A group of local people in and around Leigh in Surrey, Charlotte Kinloch, Robin Worth, Paul Wilkinson, Simon Ames, and Adria Kinloch have got together to organise an apple pressing day and food festival to make use of surplus apples and support local businesses.

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Reigate, Redhill and Merstham’s SparkFish

Reigate, Redhill and Merstham’s SparkFish

Now here is a name to keep you guessing, SparkFish. An inflammable herring? A piscine electrician? Actually, SparkFish is a Christian charity based in Reigate doing fantastic work in local schools. Often referred to as the happiest days of our lives, our school days can be stressful, confusing, lonely and angst-ridden days. Education is much more than just learning stuff. …

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