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The Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper is a charity producing a weekly sound recording of news and other items primarily for blind and partially sighted people.

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Local news week of 7th June 2021

In this week’s Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper’s local news section, we begin with news of potential job losses at Kingston Universtity (KU), following cuts to Arts and Humanities courses. We have news that Epsom and Ewell is the fourth prosperous in the country, according to the UK Prosperity Index. We have a story about the borough’s Keep Epsom and Ewell Tidy (KEET) iinitiative as part of the Great British Spring Clean campaign and it’s Epsom in Bloom entry.

In a news story, we learn that Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Lisa Townsend’s, has appointed the youngest deputy in the country, recruited to tackle priorities such as violence against women and girls, domestic abuse, rural crime and pet theft. Unfortunately, we have disappointing news of the rise in local Covid cases but a heartwarming story about fundraising for the Coronavirus crisis in India by Surrey opticians. We have many more news items including the extension of the ‘Shop safe, Shop local’ campaign and advice on avoiding and reporting illegal waste carriers. We have a follow up story from the Epsom Rotary club about the The Epsom and Ewell Showcase charity event and finish with exciting news about the Ashtead Treasure Hunt. Please listen and enjoy this week’s audio local news.

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Contact Information for this week’s news stories

For more information about Keep Epsom and Ewell Tidy or Epsom in Bloom visit the Epsom in Bloom Facebook page and Instagram Epsom in Bloom

To report illegal waste activity call the 24 hour hotline 0800 80 70 60 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 to check a waste carrier’s registration call 03708 506 506

To find out more visit The Epsom Rotary club website or call 01372 813679

Hair For Man and Boy barber shop call 01372 729 272

For more information visit Ashtead Treasure Hunt or callt 01372 274539, registration closes 9th June, event takes place on the 13th June

Visit Epsom Playhouse or call the Box Office on 01372 742 226

Sources

The weekly news is just one of three sections of the Epsom and Ewell as described on the About Us page.

Many of these news articles, come from various sources and this week’s can be read in the local Surrey and Epsom Comet and online Get surrey Surrey News and Epsom Rotarty.

Local community information is available from the community websites: Epsom and Ewell borough council, Borough Insight magazine and The best of Epsom and Ewell

Local News week of 24th May 2021

In this week’s Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper’s local news section, we begin with news of a new charity The Swail House Association for the Visually Impaired which aims to provide social and recreational activities for visually impaired and local residents. We have the latest planning news about a controvisial high-rise development in Epsom and how to have your say on plans to change council boundaries which propose to reduce the number of councillors to represent Epsom and Ewell. We have news about a new Mayor, Epsom’s entry to the South Eastern Bloom competion and how you can enter the virtual Round the Borough Hike and Bike event. We also have news about this year’s Epsom Derby and the return of Music in the Marketplace. We have several fundraising stories: one by the winner of the Grand National and a story about a campaign to Fight Lyme disease with the help of the Anglo-American band SQUARE HALO who have launched an albumn to raise awareness We have many more intresting stories and news so please make sure to listen and share with friends who are visually impaired or have difficulty reading the news.

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Contact Information for this week’s news stories

To contact Swali House Association Visually Impaired email swailhouseassociation@gmail.com or call 07711659851.

Visit the Fight Lyme Now Campaign Facebook page and listen to SQUARE HALO

For more informatin on the boundary changes consultation for Epsom and Ewell Borough Council visit Local Govrnment Boundary Commission for Epsom and Ewell

For more information about Epsom in Bloom visit the Epsom in Bloom Facebook page and Instagram Epsom in Bloom

For more information about Epsom’s virtual bike event or to enter visit Round the Borough Hike and Bike

For more information or to donate visit Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Stop Hate Helpline 08088010661

Sources

The weekly news is just one of three sections of the Epsom and Ewell as described on the About Us page.

Many of these news articles, come from various sources and this week’s can be read in the local Surrey and Epsom Comet and online Get surrey Surrey News.

Local community information is available from the community websites: Epsom and Ewell borough council, Surrey Heartlands and Go Epsom.

Local News week of 10th May 2021

In this week’s Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper local news section, we have many stories with a police and crime theme, including those of the arrest of the culprit responsible for the mysterious felling of a number of trees, modern slavery arrests in Epsom and the recovery of vehicles, dogs and 89 rubber ducks!

We have a story about a man and a women who, themselves helped by the SPEAR London homeless charity, have received awards for their volunteer work and news about a Women’s Aid and Railways initutive Rail to Refuge helping anyone affected by domestic abuse.

We have news about this year’s online Banham Marsden March at Home for the Oak Cancer Centre, sponsered by the Royal Marsden cancer charity.

We also have news of the reopening of the Rose Theatre Kingston and details of this year’s Nonsuch Town and Country Show 2021 with a long list of attractions and activities, as well a story about the opening of the worlld’s first ‘floating’ SKY POOL at the Embassy Gardens London.

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Contact Information for this week’s news stories

For more information visit the SPEAR homeless charity

For information about the Women’s Aid and Railways initutive visit Rail to Refuge

For more information and how to register visit Banham Marsden March at Home

For more information and tickets visit the Rose Theatre Kingston

For more information and tickets visit Nonsuch Town and Country Show 2021

Sources

The weekly news is just one of three sections of the Epsom and Ewell as described on the About Us page.

Many of these news articles, come from various sources and this week’s can be read in the local Surrey and Epsom Comet and online Get surrey Surrey News.

Local community information is available from the community website The Best of Epsom and Ewell