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  • This Easter-themed house will put a smile on your face

    This Easter-themed house will put a smile on your face0

    Where is that white rabbit disappearing off to? Looks like he is in a terrible hurry. He seems to have got stuck in a door-shaped rabbit hole which has appeared in Kings Road, Long Ditton, over the Easter holidays. Just below him, and standing sentinel either side of the bunny-themed door mat, are two March

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  • Long Ditton is yarn bombed for schools’ Easter fundraiser

    Long Ditton is yarn bombed for schools’ Easter fundraiser0

    Happy Easter! The lychgate at St Mary’s Church, Long Ditton, and other sites around the area have been yarn bombed to raise money for two local schools. The Friends of Long Ditton Infant and Nursery and St Mary’s Junior Schools have organised the yarn bombing by various community groups including parishoners and the local guides

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  • Brighten your street with a star

    Brighten your street with a star0

    • News
    • 22nd November 2020

    Spread a little joy this Christmas by making a star and displaying it in your window for Advent. St Mary’s Church in Long Ditton is inviting everyone to join in to remind others that they are not alone. Rev Kuhan Satkunanayagam of the church in Church Road, said: “For many people, Christmas will look a

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  • Put up a poppy poster in your front window to honour the fallen

    Put up a poppy poster in your front window to honour the fallen0

    • News
    • 7th November 2020

    We will remember them, despite the fact that we can’t get together to honour them. Covid-19 has put the kibosh on Remembrance Sunday gatherings across the country but The Royal British Legion has asked people to still commemorate the contribution of veterans and those who died in the two World Wars and later conflicts by

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  • Make room for mushrooms!

    Make room for mushrooms!0

    Does this look like a gathering of Coprinus comatus to you? Or do you know them by any of their other names – shaggy ink cap, lawyer’s wig or shaggy mane? They were spotted by one of our Good Life deliverers in a front garden in Woodstock Lane North, Long Ditton. The fungi, a gilled

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  • Grey heron goes fishing

    Grey heron goes fishing0

      This statuesque figure (see picture below) visited the good folk of Ditton Reach the other day. The grey heron, which was strutting its stuff along the riverbank in Long Ditton, was snapped by Good Life deliverer Irene Reece. “The heron lives in Home Park but we have no idea if they have nested as

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