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Conman ordered to repay nearly £500,000 after selling fake DVDs on eBay and Play

A conman who sold pirated versions of Disney’s Little Mermaid and Mrs Brown’s Boys imported from China on websites such as eBay and Play has been ordered to repay almost £500,000. 303 more words

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The Queen to attend Magna Carta 800th anniversary event

Her Majesty The Queen will mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta at the site in Runnymede where the historic document was sealed.

Accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Her Majesty will attend a commemoration event at Runnymede Meadows on 15 June. 196 more words

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Surrey and Buckinghamshire trading standards join forces from April

Residents in Surrey and Buckinghamshire will be better protected from scams and rip-offs with the launch next month of a joint trading standards service covering both counties. 349 more words

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Surrey Trading Standards launches campaign to crack down on illegal tobacco

Surrey County Council Trading Standards and Surrey Crimestoppers have launched a campaign to stamp out the trade in illegal tobacco.

Working with the Smokefree Surrey Alliance, the campaign aims to gather intelligence about manufacturers and suppliers of illegal tobacco and raise awareness of the dangers and risks to person and property. 132 more words

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VIDEO: New Coroner's Court opens in Woking

A new Coroner’s Court complex that opened in Surrey this week will better serve the needs of bereaved families.

Surrey County Council has renovated the former North West Surrey Magistrates’ Court building in Woking to create a dedicated new base for Surrey Coroner Richard Travers and his staff. 397 more words

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Surrey History Centre to feature in BBC documentary on Alice author Lewis Carroll

A groundbreaking BBC documentary on Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll draws heavily on extensive collections of letters and photos housed in Surrey.

Surrey County Council’s History Centre holds several significant Carroll archives featuring many of his original photos, sketches, notes and letters to family and friends. 334 more words

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RideLondon event sparks huge interest

A record number of cyclists have registered their interest in this year’s mass-participation RideLondon event on Surrey’s roads.

The 100-mile ride on Sunday 2 August, which is set to feature the Box Hill climb made famous by the Olympics, has attracted 86,001 applications. 125 more words

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