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Format: 2021-01-19
Format: 2021-01-19

Care worker at The Royal Star & Garter retires after 45 years

The Royal Star & Garter Homes has bid farewell to its longest serving member of staff.

Trespasser on the tracks between Surbiton and Earlsfield to cause peak hour delays

A trespasser on the tracks between Surbiton and Earlsfield is expected to cause peak hour delays for South Western Railway.

Construction begins on Lidl's new Tolworth HQ as Wimbledon site expected to close in two years

The plan to relocate Lidl's head office from Wimbledon to Tolworth as part of a £70 million development has taken another step forward.

Lorry breaks down and brings travel chaos to Tolworth broadway

Commuters, school children and businesses faced travel chaos in Tolworth Broadway this morning after a heavy goods vehicle broke down and forced a temporary police closure of the busy thoroughfare.

Changes to neighbourhood committees 'will make Kingston more democratic'

Upcoming changes to how Kingston’s neighbourhood committees decide on policy have been hailed as “more democratic and transparent” by the council.

Much loved Surbiton newsagents closes after 39 years

Vincents, on Brighton Road, was opened by the Patel family in 1979. They have recently taken the tough decision to close the newsagent due to ongoing health problems.

Local MP visits Kingston’s delivery office to share festive greetings with staff

The MP for Kingston and Surbiton popped into Kingston’s delivery office to share his Christmas greetings with postal workers.

Off-duty police officer foils potential moped robbers

An off-duty police officer arrested a teenage moped rider just before he was about to allegedly carry out a robbery in Kingston.

Iconic Tolworth Tower to be turned into flats

Plans to fit hundreds of homes into the tallest building in Kingston have been submitted to the borough’s council.

SW Rail customers advised NOT to travel this morning due to major delays

Overrunning engineering works have caused mass cancellations and delays this morning on SW Rail.