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  • Hands up!

    Hands up!0

    They’re back! In the first bit of good news in Surbiton in a year, the clock hands on the station tower – the symbol of the town – have returned! It’s a moment of cheer in a time of gloom… on a par with ravens returning to the Tower of London. Loosened and ultimately ripped

  • The perfect day out?

    The perfect day out?0

    Let’s take a moment from the absolute disgrace that is 2020, and focus on the important fact that the Coronation clocktower by the entrance to Waitrose car park is rated on Tripadvisor as the fifth best thing to do in Surbiton. I told you this was important. If you’re surprised by this, then perhaps, like

  • Look, no hands!

    Look, no hands!0

    Look, no hands! Surbiton’s famous art deco station clock has lost both its pointers. Storm Ciara started it, loosening the elegant elongated diamond of an hour hand on the station clocktower, then Dennis swept into town and dislodged it completely… although it was prevented from tumbling to earth by the heroism of hour markers five

  • Storm plays havoc with time

    Storm plays havoc with time0

    • News
    • 19th February 2020

    So fierce were the gusts from Storm Dennis, that the little hand on the iconic Surbiton station clocktower’s clock was knocked off… although it was well caught by slips five and six in the outfield. At least Surbitonians can still calculate by how many minutes they’ve missed their train. Many thanks to contributor and distributor

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