October, 2011 - A ramble through Surrey - Surrey Life - Archant Community

October, 2011

Not everything that glitters is gold... but some of it is

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Exciting times in Virginia Water, where The Royal Landscape will shortly see a new visitor pavilion (pictured), Hollywood films continue to transport the area's inspiring scenes onto the silver screen and business booms on the Wentworth Estate. Exciting...

Ronnie, Kenney and Mick show their faces at Guildford rock exhibition

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To Guildford, where rockers Ronnie Wood and Kenney Jones were holding court at Genesis House Gallery and Reading Rooms, Guildford (there was an appearance from Mick Hucknall, too). To Guildford, where rockers Ronnie Wood and Kenney Jones were holding...

Surrey life special on BBC's Country Tracks

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Regular viewers of the BBC's Country Tracks would have seen Ellie Harrison discovering what makes Surrey special yesterday morning, beginning with a trip to the home of the greatest flat horse race in the world and ending at Watts Gallery in Compton Regular...

Surrey Life at the Grumpy Mole, Brockham… not Tadworth!

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To the Grumpy Mole in Brockham with Caroline for lunch with Surrey Life regulars Nicholas Owen and Andy Newbold, as well as BBC Surrey's Nick Wallis, yesterday. To the Grumpy Mole in Brockham with Caroline for lunch with Surrey Life regulars Nicholas...

Half price Updown Court finally finds a buyer after six years

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Once expected to fetch £75million, the infamous Updown Court in Windlesham has finally been sold for £35million. Once expected to fetch £75million, the infamous Updown Court in Windlesham has finally been sold for £35million. Six years after...

The Three Horseshoes in Thursley named Surrey Dining Pub of the Year

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When the charming The Three Horseshoes in Thursley was to be sold off to a developer, following a five-year period of closure, the villagers clubbed together and bought it themselves in 2004. When the charming The Three Horseshoes in Thursley was to be...

A twitter conversation without the smartphones, twitpics and hashtags = a tweetup

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To the Home Cottage, Redhill last night for my first ever tweetup – basically, a good excuse to make the digital world tangible and bring previously faceless contacts together. To the Home Cottage, Redhill last night for my first ever tweetup –...