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Two Guildford Canoeists to Compete in Olympics

Two  Guildford-born kayakers, former George Abbot pupils and members of Guildford’s Wey Kayak Club are amongst the team of nine hoping to paddle to Olympic glory in the flat-water Canoe…

Bye Bye Thorntons – Is It Just About Chocolate?

By Martin Giles Where do you buy your chocolate? Probably, along with most other things you eat, in a supermarket, or perhaps it is an impulse buy at a convenience…

Aches & Pains? – Have You Considered Osteopathy?

Do you have any aches and pains that you have been suffering for years, imagining they are just something you have to put up with or an inevitable part of…

Birdwatcher’s Diary No.13

[thethe-image-slider name=”Birdwatcher’s diary 13″] By Malcolm Fincham My focus of attention this past week as been very much on the common terns at Stoke Lake, mentioned at the end of…

Thorntons High Street Chocolate Shop Finally Closes

Thorntons chocolate shop in Guildford High Street finally closed for business this week after decades of trading in the town. Counter staff said that the reason for the closure was…

When Crowds Lined the Streets to See Ship’s Rudder Pass Through

By David Rose It’s not only Olympic Flames passing through Guildford that have drawn huge crowds. In 1932 people lined the streets to witness the world’s largest lorry transporting the…

Guildford Mother Re-lives Attack As Two Local Men Are Arrested

Two local men, aged 32 and 35, have now been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Kings Road, Guildford on Friday, 13 July 2012. Both have been granted…

Top Tips for New Buy To Let Landlords

By Patricia Woodbridge, Director, Seymours Letting and Management Services In the second of a three part series on buying property to let Patricia gives her top tips to new landlords…

Town Crier Rings His Bell to Herald Start of the Olympic Games

Guildford’s town crier and beadle David Peters has a busy day on Friday (July 27) as he plays his part at two locations to herald the start of the 2012…

Guildford to Host Women’s Lacrosse World Cup

Guildford will host the 10th Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in 2017. The event will take place at the Surrey Sports Park. Thirty nations are expected to compete. The University of…