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ROUND UP: Official opening of Guildford Fire Station; Still time to apply for community cash

Official opening of Guildford Fire Station 

The official opening of a new fire station in Guildford will take place this Friday (26 June) with a host of guests attending including HRH The Duke of Gloucester, Surrey Chairman Sally Marks and Cabinet Associate for Community Safety Services Kay Hammond. 310 more words

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ROUND UP: Surrey student wins award; Join Surrey's Summer Reading Challenge

 Surrey student wins award

A woman who was bullied at school and had a spell staying a hostel for homeless people has received recognition from a national education organisation after transforming her life through study. 141 more words

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Fish weirs, Doctor Who and Fort Knox - things you didn't know about Magna Carta

In the last in a series of videos celebrating 800 years of Magna Carta, TV historian David Starkey reveals that a host of US states still include the historic document in their constitution – including a reference to fish weirs on the Medway and Thames – while other fascinating facts linked to the charter feature Fort Knox and Doctor Who. 190 more words

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Round up: BBC historian to give Magna Carta talk; Nominate your unsung hero; Learn new digital skills at Guildford Library

BBC historian to give Magna Carta talk

Historian Dr Nick Barratt, who has made regular appearances on BBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, will give a talk in Surrey on the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta. 210 more words

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Robust case management shouldn't trump fairness 

In Re S-W (children) EWCA Civ 27, it was re-emphasised that whilst there are some circumstances in which a final care order will be made at a case management hearing, such decisions are appropriate only occasionally and/or in exceptional circumstances. 26 more words

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Round up: Skills festival for teenagers in care; Towpath safety

Skills festival for teenagers in care

A summer festival to help teenagers in care pick up useful life skills such as cooking, budgeting and DIY will take place on 4 July in Woking. 96 more words

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BuildSurrey website helps local businesses win deals worth more than £34m

Local businesses have won deals worth more than £34million since an online initiative was launched by Surrey County Council two years ago.

More than 950 firms have already registered on the BuildSurrey… 240 more words

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