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Police engage emergency dispersal powers after knifepoint robbery

Police will engage emergency powers to disperse groups of two or more in Tolworth, Chessington and the Epsom border this weekend after persistent anti-social behaviour and a knife-point robbery.

Great snakes! Surbiton dog wins Tintin lookalike contest

A famous lookalike is walking the streets of Surbiton in the form of cartoon character Tintin’s dog Snowy.

Scaffolding up: Work begins on Tolworth Tower

Work has already begun on the Tolworth Tower development, approved by council committee on Tuesday.

Kingston professor emulating David Bowie calls for Ziggy Stardust commemoration gig

A claim to David Bowie star-dusted fame for Tolworth fans is the unveiling of Ziggy Stardust in Tolworth.

Unique dementia ward to close without public consultation

Questions have been raised about why a public consultation into the closure of a “completely unique” dementia ward at Tolworth Hospital had not gone ahead.

Personal trainer teams with man he saved from suicide to teach schoolchildren about mental health

A personal trainer from Berrylands is launching a mental health initiative for schools alongside the man he saved from suicide.

Tolworth Tower development gets approved

Plans to quintuple the number of towers on the Tolworth Tower site have been approved, heralding the first major redevelopment the area has seen for decades.

Cap in Hand lease brochure suggests future as bar or restaurant

The new owners of the Cap in Hand plan to reboot it as a bar or restaurant if a leaseholder can come up with more than £100,000 a year in rent.

Kingston probation service to move because it is next to new Surbiton free school building

Probation workers will be kicked out of their Kingston town centre offices to make way for Surbiton’s controversial new free school, fuelling rumours the service could soon be based two boroughs away.

Pay off your annual season ticket in 11 days - if you can afford a home in Surbiton

Surbiton commuters can pay off the cost of their annual rail season tickets in just 11 days if they own a home in the town, according to a property website.

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