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'Christmas tree forest' of cannabis plants found near railway line in Surbiton

Cannabis forest
Cannabis forest with gazebo

A forest of cannabis plants complete with a gazebo has been found a stone's throw from Berrylands station.

Bank card from East Molesey break-in traced to shops in Surbiton

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Man entering flower shop

A bank card from a break-in has been used in three shops since the burglary. Surrey Police want to speak to this man, pictured, about a burglary in Beauchamp Road, East Molesey, in July.

Plans for Lidl's Tolworth head office met with approval

New jobs expected to be created through Lidl’s plans to relocate its headquarters to Tolworth in a four storey landmark building were largely welcomed during a one-day consultation event this week.

Pair arrested over knife found in stolen car

A routine patrol stop found a knife, three torches and one set of gloves in a car.

"Smelly" and "unkempt" man approached 11-year-old schoolgirl in Surbiton

An 11-year-old girl was approached by a "smelly" and "unkempt" man in his 50s who told her she should not be walking home alone.

Man jailed for 10 weeks after spitting on a police officer at Tolworth Hospital

A man who spat into a police officer's mouth as he was arrested has been sent to prison for 10 weeks.

Police plead with residents to help tackle Surbiton drug dealing

Drug dealing in Surbiton has become so blatant – according to residents – that police are asking for help in addressing the problem.

Lidl headquarters consultation for one day only

Lidl's plans for a new head office in Tolworth will be unveiled in a consultation event this evening.

Holocaust memorial created by Tolworth pupils

Two sixth formers were so moved following a trip to a concentration camp in Poland that they set up a memorial at their school.

Who is buying Tesco's Tolworth land? We analyse the contenders as the borough reacts to the news

After the Surrey Comet revealed Tesco planned to sell its land in Tolworth, speculation has been rife over who will now be given the task of persuading residents their vision is best for the district.

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