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  • Volunteers rally at Victoria rec for community clear-up day

    Volunteers rally at Victoria rec for community clear-up day0

    This was the bountiful haul when volunteers cleared the dense undergrowth around the tennis courts in Victoria recreation ground; 50 lost balls (some slightly chewed). The community rallied to spruce up Victoria rec, trim unruly foliage, pick up litter and dramatically improve the Victoria Avenue entrance’s flowerbeds. Twenty five volunteers from the Friends group used

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  • The tabletop of hope

    The tabletop of hope0

    Another table groaning with donations of food. While Surbitonians await an announcement on the return of the farmers’ market, and organisers and councillors work together to achieve a safe return of the monthly gatherings in Maple Road in these troubled times, the regular foodbank collections continue to remind everyone that there is a wider picture

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  • Take part in Covid survey

    Take part in Covid survey0

    • News
    • 14th August 2020

    How has the pandemic affected your life? It’s a big question but it is one which Kingston Council is keen to have answered. The council is asking residents throughout the borough to take part in a short online survey to help them better understand what support they can offer in future. “The survey only takes

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  • Mask up for Hogsmill water voles

    Mask up for Hogsmill water voles0

    Stand out from the crowd, and support a good cause at the same time, by sporting this eye-catching water vole mask (see pic above). The Get InVOLEd mask costs £7.50 with free postage thrown in. Made to order by volunteers from recycled polyester and cotton bed sheets (50-50), it has an endearing water vole logo

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  • Vote for Hogsmill River film

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    A short film on the Hogsmill River has reached the final of the Charity Film Awards. The film on the rare chalkstream which runs through Berrylands, is on the shortlist for the virtual award ceremony which will be live streamed tonight (Tuesday) at 7pm at www.charityfilmawards.com/live-stream It is up against 18 others in the ‘long form’

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  • Volunteer to help the vulnerable

    Volunteer to help the vulnerable0

    Nearly 1,000 local residents have stepped forward to help support the community during the coronavirus crisis. “We have been overwhelmed with the generosity of people and the number of residents wanting to offer their help and support,” said a spokesman for Kingston council. “We are continuing to work hard to process all the applications. If

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