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  • Claim your Eat Out discount at riverside’s Ginger Bees Café

    Claim your Eat Out discount at riverside’s Ginger Bees Café0

    Ginger Bees Café along the Queens Promenade off Portsmouth Road is one of the venues taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Starting today (Monday) and running until the end of the month, it entitles each person to 50 per cent off their bill (excluding alcohol) up to the value of

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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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  • 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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  • Paddleboarders get back on the water for one-to-ones with Leah

    Paddleboarders get back on the water for one-to-ones with Leah0

    Good news for paddleboarders – and those who wish to learn the fast-growing sport. You’re allowed to get back on the water and be taught one-to-one by qualified instructors like Surbiton’s Leah Fraser. The rules around watersports have recently changed, which means Leah, who runs The Good Life Paddle Company, is not only allowed to

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  • Portraits at pocket park

    Portraits at pocket park0

    Whose for a delicious cup of tea? These three amigos (Keith McMahon, Julian Meers and Elliot Newton) were depicted by illustrator Lisa Tolley at a pre-COVID get-together at the pocket park along the Queens Promenade. Tools Down, the fourth in a series which denotes spring time, shows the work and camaraderie of the volunteers who

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  • The Hart of the matter

    The Hart of the matter0

    It’s been closed for three weeks for a top-to-toe refurb, but Harts Boatyard is back. And how. The Portsmouth Road eatery has a new-look interior, multi-level zones and a fresh menu from chef Jiri Matura… and it opens to the public again this Saturday (Mar 7). It has gone dramatically upmarket; think tuna tartare, wild

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