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Beauty in strange places: Surbiton station snapped bathed in early morning sunlight

If you have seen Surbiton - or any London station - like this you must be getting up early.

Is the Seething Sardine festival London's most bizarre community fun day?

If you haven't heard about the Seething Sardine Festival or associated events, where have you been? Seriously?

Thousands of people from across London trek to suburban Surbiton to take part in the crazy community events which have included giant games of mousetrap and pop-up pirates, and steam punks and children in cycle races on Penny Farthings. It's kind of unusual but it works - devotees get their community fix, and the creativity and imagination of the arts crowd gets an outlay.

Parents left in the lurch as nursery booted out of Hillcroft College building

Parents say they have been left in the lurch after a Surbiton nursery was ordered to pack up and move out.

Surbiton group given grant to clear up gardens

Previous efforts have turned up a mattress, old Christmas trees and a road barrier, but community activists are now planning a root-and-branch clean up of Surbiton's Claremont Gardens.

No fun to stay at the YMCA: Police called out to YMCA 300 times

Recovering alcoholics and drug addicts “don’t stand a chance” if they move into Surbiton YMCA due to rampant and unchecked substance misuse among residents, it has been claimed.

Artist's work shortlisted for prestigious wildlife painting award

A Surbiton artist has been shortlisted for a wildlife artist of the year award.

Fashion pioneer receives MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

A Surbiton woman who started her own fashion technology company while still at university has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Campaign to save home of Cooper Car Company in Surbiton moves up a gear

A teenager trying to raise a £1.2m to save a motoring landmark in Surbiton is hoping to get the building listed as a community asset.

Public storms out as councillors approve Tolworth Girls' School expansion

Tolworth Girls' School (TGS) will be allowed to fund its expansion by selling land for more than 100 homes.

Kingston and Surbiton MP makes first appearance at Prime Minister's Question Time

Kingston and Surbiton’s new MP quizzed David Cameron about Crossrail 2 with the first question at Prime Ministers Question Time this afternoon.

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