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New primary school for Tolworth or Surbiton: Free school provider announces plans to submit application

A new primary school will open in Surbiton or Tolworth in 2018, subject to approval from the Department for Education.

Surbiton store owner died after hospital staff "bogged down" starting treatment

A "remarkable and kind-hearted" woman died after doctors and nurses failed on 18 attempts in four hours to give treatment at Kingston Hospital.

Two arrested after second stabbing in Tolworth in three days

Two people have been arrested after a stabbing in Tolworth this afternoon, just two days after a man was arrested following a separate knifing nearby. A Kingston police spokesman confirmed the two arrests just before 3.30pm.

Surbiton's dancing tea lady given the cold shoulder by Simon Cowell

The 10ft-tall dancing tea lady known for showcasing her moves at the Surbiton Festival looked to kick-start her journey to fame this weekend, only to be scuppered by an unimpressed Simon Cowell.

Kingston Council given £6.5m from Government for school places in 2018/19

The Government has allocated some £6.5m to Kingston to help ensure there will be enough school places for local children.

Disabled man given £1,000 payout from Kingston care agencies after theft accusations

A disabled man has claimed almost £1,000 from two Kingston care agencies after accusing them of stealing and damaging property.

Man arrested after Tolworth stabbing

A man has been arrested after a stabbing near Tolworth Hospital.

Zac Goldsmith pledges £200,000 for three Kingston parks in Mayoral campaign

London mayoral hopeful Zac Goldsmith has pledged £200,000 towards a revamp of three Kingston parks, if he were to be elected.

Badger near Surbiton station caught on film again during night rambles

Cameras set up in woods behind Surbiton station have captured a badger nosing around in two separate sightings in the past fortnight.

Surbiton mum of seven loses 11 stone by ditching chips and taking up knitting

A Surbiton mum of seven has lost almost half her body weight in less than two years after swapping chocolate bars and chips for knitting for her children.

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