January, 2013 - A ramble through Surrey - Surrey Life - Archant Community

January, 2013

End of an era for Caterham Cars in Surrey

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For 40 years Caterham Cars has maintained a base in its founder East Surrey town but this week it has been confirmed that the company will finally leave for good. For 40 years Caterham Cars has maintained a base in its founder East Surrey town but this...

See, swirl, smell and savour with Surrey Wine School

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Regular readers will remember that I interviewed Surrey Wine School's Jeremy Blood back in November for Surrey Life magazine, as the former chief inspector was on the verge of launching his Guildford and Dorking based course. Regular readers will remember...

Cheese and wine at the Richard Onslow, Cranleigh

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To the Richard Onslow last night for their first cheese and wine evening, by the kind invitation of owner John Taylor. To the Richard Onslow last night for their first cheese and wine evening, thanks to a kind invitation from owner John Taylor. It was...

Limited-edition Ferrari stolen from Egham

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In scenes reminiscent of the Nicholas Cage starring action flick, Gone in Sixty Seconds, a limited-edition black Ferrari worth almost £250,000 was stolen from a dealership in Egham last week. In scenes reminiscent of the Nicholas Cage starring action...

From Kingston to HMV ~ the final high street resting place of Nipper the Dog

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Named after his tendency to nip his owner's ankles, Nipper the Dog found fame from his starring role in the HMV logo. Named after his tendency to nip his owner’s ankles, Nipper the Dog found fame from his starring role in the HMV logo. Following...

Walton teen recreates moments of 2012 in Lego video ~ feat Gangnam Style, Felix Baumgartner etc

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Following the success of his Lego video depicting cinema history last year, 18-year-old Harry Bossert was challenged to recreate the moments of 2012 using his skills with the children's construction toy. Following the success of his Lego video depicting...

99 problems but Surrey ain't one! #surreyproblems

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I'm telling you, it was appalling when the Bolivian ran out; I had to resort to Nescafe! We were stranded living on rations for days when the gate at the end of our drive failed! It was such a shame when our fridge broke; that rare Dom Pérignon wasn...

Stargazing Live visits the Surrey Space Centre in Guildford ~ in space, no-one can hear you scream!

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While many enjoyed the festive holidays, Guildford's Surrey Space Centre hosted a film crew from Stargazing Life to unveil what they claim to be the UK's first Smartphone nanosatellite. While many enjoyed the festive holidays, Guildford’s Surrey...