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    Tim Harrison

    Tim has been a journalist for more than 40 years covering local and national news. Having lived and worked all his life in the Surbiton/Kingston/Long Ditton area, he set up The Good Life with like-minded souls who care about local newspapers and feel they are a vital part of the community. He hopes to entertain and inform, with a smile whenever possible. Tim focuses on news, sport, history and food. He especially likes food!

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  • Blame the wasp for 3-0 win

    Blame the wasp for 3-0 win0

    Spurs were already trailing 2-0 to Chelsea at White Hart Lane when – with 20 minutes remaining – Thomas Tuchel brought on Timo Werner as a sub for Kai Havertz. “He’s bringing Werner on,” I said helpfully to a Tottenham journalist with his head buried in his laptop, who was sitting alongside me in the

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  • Can Leopards change spots?

    Can Leopards change spots?0

    • Arts
    • 17th September 2021

    In the league of spot-changers, climate charity mandarin Ben has a virtuous smugness and an inability to alter his ways. This particular leopard fancies he’s the hunter, but it rapidly transpires he’s the prey in the world premiere of Alys Metcalf’s tense thriller Leopards, which runs until Saturday September 25 at Kingston’s Rose. It’s a

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  • Beeping drives staff ding-dong

    Beeping drives staff ding-dong0

    Staff at Waitrose’s Surbiton branch are being driven ding-dong by the incessant beeping sound made by hand-held Deliveroo order terminals. Now customers have joined the chorus of complaints about the Sunmi point-of-sale devices that emit the repetitive ear-piercing four-note ringtone every few seconds. As staff go round the aisles, filling baskets for home deliveries, the

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  • Blues bounce back in style

    Blues bounce back in style0

    Chelsea Women bounced back from their defeat at Arsenal to gain the first three points of the season against Everton in a comprehensive win beamed to tens of thousands on telly. The 4-0 victory at Kingsmeadow on Sunday lunchtime saw Jess Carter shift to become the central defender in a three-strong back line, and professionally

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