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    Jane Grove

    Jane, assistant editor of The Good Life, has been a journalist for more than 35 years covering local and national news. Having lived and worked all her life in the Surbiton/Kingston/Long Ditton area, she set up The Good Life with like-minded souls who care about local newspapers and feel they are a vital part of the community.

    Jane is a woman on a mission - to raise the profile of local arts and champion environmental issues. Jane also covers Chelsea Women football games, and posts regular updates on events and the amusing side of living in Surbiton on The Good Life's Instagram site @thegoodlifesurbiton

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  • Tense political drama comes to the cornerHOUSE in Surbiton

    Tense political drama comes to the cornerHOUSE in Surbiton0

    Anna Gooch and Frazer Chesterman star in Single Issue, a tense drama about private passions and the public purse, at Surbiton’s cornerHOUSE oneACTS festival this weekend. Single Issue is one of four short plays in this showcase of original playwriting at the arts centre in Douglas Road. Tickets for the festival, now in its 14th

  • Romantic drama opens 2022’s cornerHOUSE oneACTS festival

    Romantic drama opens 2022’s cornerHOUSE oneACTS festival0

    Cheryl has found the man of her dreams. As she waits in a hotel lobby, she tells us about the romance and her plan to ensure she does not lose him. Denise Rocard, pictured, plays Cheryl in Time Share Partner by Dermot Murphy, one of four oneACT plays being performed at the cornerHOUSE in Douglas Road,

  • Talk on the children of the Titanic

    Talk on the children of the Titanic0

    The haunting face of a survivor. This girl from Leatherhead was one of 112 children aboard the Titanic when it hit an iceberg on April 15, 1912 en route from Southampton to New York. Fifty children perished in the maritime disaster. David Lawson Lean, a drama teacher who researched the fates of those children who

  • Donkey rides for Palm Sunday

    Donkey rides for Palm Sunday0

    You don’t have to go to a beach for donkey rides. A donkey is coming to a church near you – St Mark’s in Surbiton in fact. At 10am on Sunday (April 10) – after the 9.15am Palm Sunday family service (all welcome) – children will be able to have a ride on a donkey

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