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  • Traffic barrier gets the heave-ho

    Traffic barrier gets the heave-ho0

    The new traffic barrier in Tolworth Road is to be axed if Surbiton councillors get their way. In a stunning move last night (Tues), after an impressive presentation by a group of local residents about the knock-on effect of the road closure on neighbouring streets – especially Thornhill Road which had borne the brunt of

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  • Roads become Advent calendars

    Roads become Advent calendars0

    Westfield Road in Surbiton is being turned into a picturesque Advent calendar. Each day leading up to Christmas Day itself a new window of a home is decorated in the river road (first two pics). “We have got 24 volunteers from the road to dress up their windows in the form of an eye-catching advent

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  • 100 words to sum up Covid-19

    100 words to sum up Covid-190

    Surbitonians were invited to sum up their coronavirus thoughts and experiences in 100 words, with the resulting scrapbook of entries being turned into an online flipbook by the web team at the cornerHOUSE arts centre in Douglas Road, Tolworth. This submission was written by Simon Hancock, summing up the contradiction of between being able to

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  • Online art show for under 18s

    Online art show for under 18s0

    The cornerHOUSE arts centre in Surbiton is curating an online summer art exhibition in July for anyone under the age of 18, whether they be toddler, child or teenager. “Encourage young people you know to get creative and send in a digital picture,” said exhibition organiser Nicky Newberry. “It could be anything from rainbows to

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  • Bus barrier threat

    Bus barrier threat0

    • News
    • 28th February 2020

    The council is threatening to install another of its hated bus-only barriers in a Surbiton street, although it could create scores of rat-runs down narrow residential roads. “I’m completely shocked, that’s my view on it, whatever next!” said a stunned resident of Thornhill Road as The Good Life informed her that Kingston Council was thinking

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