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Music legend David Bowie dies days after his 69th birthday

Music icon David Bowie has died. The south London born singer had celebrated his 69th birthday just three days ago.

Special needs school super-academy proposed

Special needs schools in Kingston could join together and all become part of one academy.

Death of New Malden man found on fire in the street "could not have been foreseen by authorities"

The death of a homeless man who collapsed on fire in a New Malden street “could not have been foreseen” by authorities, an investigation has found.

Man served with instant eviction notice after police find small amount of cannabis in his Surbiton flat

An eviction notice has been given to a man after police found cannabis in his Surbiton home.

Halloween pink tutu assault: 'Sugar plum fairy' said 'I hate to be a ponce, can I get a fag?' before attack

A "tragic misunderstanding" led to a man dressed as the sugar plum fairy attack a young man and his boyfriend as they walked home from a Halloween party in Surbiton.

Pink tutu attacker due to be sentenced today but CPS drop 'homophobia' claim

Alan Banks, 27, pleaded guilty before Christmas to attacking Robbie Kingsford in what was initially said to be a homophobic attack.

Paw-casso paints: Surbiton dog creates masterpiece for disability charity

A dog with an artistic flair has put her talents to good use to raise money for a disability charity.

Surbiton air steward found dead after end of secret gay affair and unexpected redundancy

A man posted on Facebook his plans to go on his “final journey” before taking his own life in Surbiton’s Victoria Park.

Mother of supermarket worker found dead in Surbiton's YMCA describes centre as the “worst place they could have put her”

The mother of a woman who died a drug-related death in her room at Surbiton’s YMCA has described the centre as the “worst place they could have put her”.

New Years Honours: Former MP Ed Davey and Surbiton policy director make the list

Ed Davey, who lost his seat to Conservative James Berry in May after 18 years representing the constituency, will be knighted in recognition of his political and public service.

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