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  • Sir Ed elected as Lib Dem leader

    Sir Ed elected as Lib Dem leader0

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    • 28th August 2020

    Surbiton MP Ed Davey has become the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. Sir Ed beat fellow MP Layla Moran with almost twice the number of votes from party members. He secured 42,756 votes (63.5 per cent) to Ms Moran’s 24,564 (36.5 per cent). Sir Ed, who has been acting head of the party since the

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  • Take part in Kingston survey to shape local housing stock

    Take part in Kingston survey to shape local housing stock0

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    • 28th August 2020

    You can help shape Kingston Council’s new housing strategy by completing a survey to let them know what you think. The council is reviewing the range of accommodation available across the borough to understand where there are gaps and where it can meet residents’ needs – from finding a home to living independently in your

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  • Virtual gig keeps music alive

    Virtual gig keeps music alive0

    Musicians and singers might still be barred from entertaining audiences indoors, but that hasn’t deterred Out of the Corner unplugged showcase compere Shelley Stevens keeping music alive by organising an online gig this evening (Thursday). Shelley, who pre lockdown ran a monthly unplugged showcase of emerging acoustic talent at the cornerHOUSE arts centre in Surbiton,

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  • Paddle with Howard on the Surbiton stretch of the Thames on his epic 900-mile circuit

    Paddle with Howard on the Surbiton stretch of the Thames on his epic 900-mile circuit0

    Look out for this man on the river today (Sunday). Howard Leather is expected to arrive on the Surbiton stretch of the Thames mid afternoon, probably around 3pm. The paddleboard instructor is part of the way through an epic 900-mile circuit of England’s rivers and canals – he has already done well over 300 miles.

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  • Watch and participate in online international youth arts festival

    Watch and participate in online international youth arts festival0

    You can’t come to Kingston’s annual International Youth Arts Festival this summer, so it’s coming to you instead. The festival – which will give young people from around the world an opportunity to share new work created during lockdown as well as debate the future of the arts with industry professionals – is going online

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  • How John Dixon got the Needle

    How John Dixon got the Needle0

    The man who gave a new meaning to needlework by transporting an ancient Egyptian obelisk to London was a Surbiton engineer. Shifting a 69ft red granite monument 3,000 miles and installing it on the Embankment looked impossible in the 1870s, but John Dixon relished a challenge. The hieroglyph column, made in around 1450 BC and

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