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Surrey Heath's latest drainage works programme for flood prevention

The Agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Executive Committee of Surrey Heath Borough Council will consider the proposed Drainage Works Programme for 2014/15,  and to note the progress with other flood prevention measures, including the flood relief schemes proposed and previous work undertaken around Chobham and Lightwater. 464 more words

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A magical carpet of heathers on its way in our heathland

For years the picture at the top of this blog was of heather in bloom in Lightwater Country Park. The display of the different heathers in our heathland, during late summer and early autumn is a true spectacle. 271 more words

Surrey Heath

Not today

At the risk of putting readers (or viewers) off with another sunrise photo, this picture is of dawn on the day of the big thunderstorm. It is clear that atmospherically something was up. 45 more words

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Meanwhile Sotiria’s 5 meter cactus (variety unknown to us) puts on its display of flowers. Other cacti around the island are blooming as well including the ubiquitous… 10 more words

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Fun following the Royal Swan Marker on the River Thames

On Monday this week we were in a party of Probians from Camberley & District Probus Club to see Swan Upping on the River Thames. The Probus party had hired a Thames riverboat to follow the Swan Uppers from Staines to Windsor. 162 more words


Another sunrise

For all of you who go ga-ga over the contrasting color combo purple and yellow, this photo of the Proteus arriving from Alonissos at sunrise might do the trick. 19 more words

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Water reservoir update

Will the water reservoir be ready before the rain starts falling?

Thanks to H!

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