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Residents facing whole week of noisy late-night roadworks

Residents face a whole week of noisy late-night roadworks and commuter chaos as part of final construction works on one of Kingston’s main mini-Holland cycle routes.

Gang brought underage girls to Travelodge hotels for sex trafficking, court hears

A gang trafficked under-age girls for sex acts in Travelodge hotels, including the Tolworth Tower and Twickenham branches, a court has heard.

Person taken to hospital after being hit by bus

A person was rushed to hospital after being hit by a bus in Victoria Road.

Seething Festival to return this weekend and promises to be 'bigger and better than ever'

The borough’s favoured Surbiton Festival, celebrating the bizarre tale of the legendary Goatboy, is set to return this weekend.

Enraged campaigners dress as stop signs in latest campaign against Surbiton Crescent traffic scheme

A group of activists outraged at Kingston Council’s much-maligned Surbiton Crescent traffic scheme has taken to the street wearing novel t-shirts in a bid to stop oblivious drivers.

Named and shamed: Surbiton companies underpaying staff

Nurseries, restaurants, dry cleaners and health and fitness groups are among 360 companies named and shamed by the government for underpaying thousands of workers nearly £1 million.

Surbiton church’s website page replaced with 'F**k ISIS' by mysterious Kurdish army supporter

A Surbiton vicar was left gobsmacked and fearing for his church’s quiz night after a mysterious activist hacked into his website and branded it with the words '[censored] ISIS'.

Cyclist rushed to hospital after being hit by car outside garage at rush hour

A cyclist was taken to hospital this morning after being hit by a car outside a garage in Surbiton at rush hour.

Policeman taken to hospital after 'contagious' woman spat in his mouth

The policeman underwent urgent medical attention and is facing an anxious wait for test results after he was attacked in a Surbiton street on Monday at 10pm.

Improvement works begin on £500,000 upgrade at Kingston libraries

Work has begun to transform all of Kingston’s seven libraries as part of a £500,000 upgrade to install self-service technology and create 'flexible community spaces'.

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