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  • A room could save a life

    A room could save a life0

    • News
    • 11th September 2022

    Have you a spare room for a Ukrainian refugee? Sue Pearce and Pia Hobart are asking Good Life readers if they could find room in their homes, as they have done, for those fleeing the war-torn country. The Ellerton Road neighbours feel that the UK government’s Homes for Ukraine scheme – which sponsors hosts to

  • Crocheted crowns for Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations

    Crocheted crowns for Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations0

    Getting into the platinum jubilee spirit are two pillar boxes in Elmbridge Avenue, Berrylands, wearing fabulous crocheted crowns courtesy of the very talented Carol Gwilliams. Carol, of Elmbridge Avenue, who taught herself to crochet three years ago, has also created tops at Easter for the pillar boxes at the corner of Grand Avenue and Elgar

  • Classical concert for Ukraine

    Classical concert for Ukraine0

    Concert pianist Andrew Zolinsky will perform a programme which includes music by composers Liszt, Rachmaninov, Schubert and Ravel, at a fundraiser for Ukraine on Saturday, May 14 at 7pm at St Andrew’s Church in Maple Road, Surbiton. Andrew, a professor of piano at the Royal College of Music, has performed at many prestigious venues and festivals across the world. All

  • Fun Bank Holiday fundraiser for children’s hospitals in Ukraine

    Fun Bank Holiday fundraiser for children’s hospitals in Ukraine0

    A Ukrainian-themed event will take place this Bank Holiday Monday (May 2) from midday at St Mark’s Church in Surbiton to raise money for humanitarian aid and medical supplies for orphanages and children’s hospitals in the war-torn country. The fundraising event, Surbiton for Ukrainian Children, will include a barbecue, food, prosecco, wine and cake stalls,

  • Bob Barter’s jazz gig for Ukraine

    Bob Barter’s jazz gig for Ukraine0

    Don’t miss the legendary jazz musician Bob Barter who will be playing a gig at The Berrylands on Sunday (April 10) to raise money to support refugees who are fleeing Ukraine. The 94-year-old former Elgar Avenue resident will be tinkling the ivories at the pub in Chiltern Drive with fellow jazz musicians Jimmy Hastings (tenor

  • Bob’s jazz fundraiser for Ukraine

    Bob’s jazz fundraiser for Ukraine0

    Ninety-four-year-old Second World War veteran Bob Barter is raising money to help refugees fleeing Ukraine by putting on a jazz gig at the Berrylands pub in Surbiton. The lunchtime gig on Sunday, April 10 by the Bob Barter quintet featuring singer Jenny Howe along with musicians Jimmy Hastings (tenor sax, flute and clarinet), Eric Ford

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