Children

Missing 13 Year Old Girl Found

A 13 year old girl has been found safe and well after a major missing persons search involving police and volunteers from Surrey Search & Rescue. The search operation around Lower Ashtead and The Wells area was launched after the girl was reported missing after failing to return home from school. A police helicopter and ...
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Children

Missing 13 Year Old Girl Found

A 13 year old girl has been found safe and well after a major missing persons search involving police and volunteers from Surrey Search & Rescue. The search operation around Lower Ashtead and The Wells area was launched after the girl was reported missing after failing to return home from school. A police helicopter and ...
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Railway

Level Crossing Fails Again

Ashtead’ s level crossing barriers failed again this morning, leaving drivers living north of the railway line stranded for nearly an hour at the height of the Monday morning commute. The barriers were fixed just after 9am. Police and Network Rail engineers are still in attendance. This latest failure follows an incident last year in ...
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History

Can you identify these people?

The Ashtead Branch of the Royal British Legion has asked Ashtead Online readers for their help in identifying its founder members in this 1924 photograph. The Branch will be celebrating its ninetieth anniversary this year and will be putting on a special exhibition in March at the Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall (which coincidentally will also be ...
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Christmas

Ashtead Park Raises £1,500 for Rainbow Trust

Congratulations to the staff and customers at Ashtead Park Garden Centre’ who raised more than £1,500 for the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity at Christmas. Ashtead Park Garden Centre generously donated all the profits from their Christmas Grotto over their festive weekend which was officially opened by Cllr David Sharland (Mole Valley District Council Chairman), Emma Haines from Rainbow ...
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Restaurants

Can’t Curry On

Ashtead’s legendary restaurant ‘The Curry House 3′ is to close its doors for the final time next week. Owner Mohammed Fazlul Haque announced that chapati’s over having decided to retire after more than four decades in the industry. The original ‘The Curry House’ opened in Epsom in 1967, with ‘The Curry House 2′ following some eight ...
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Christmas

Tree-mendous Effort

For those of you who weren’t able to get along to see it last week, here are some pictures of the fantastic entries in Ashtead’s first Christmas Tree Festival. Forty trees were on display at St George’s Christian Centre, each one lovingly decorated by a local charity, voluntary organisations, school or business. Well done to ...
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