Local news for 6th Nov 2021

This week’s Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper local news section begins with several articles from the Epsom and Ewell Borough Council Borough Insight newsletter. We begin with the news that there is still time to put in your nomination ideas on local heritage sites to the Surrey Council Local Heritage project, details in the link below.

We have the delightful news that Epsom Choral Society has been chosen by the Epsom and Ewell Town Twinning Association to win the Cyril Frazer Memorial award.

Thousands of hand-knitted poppies have been used in a stunning display of rememberance to celebrate the Royal British Legion, decorating the Surbiton branch in Hollyfield Road. There are many Epsom and Ewell Rememberance day events taking place this week, as featured in the news and listed in the details below.

We feature a police story of how anti-social behaviour led to Section 60 Dispersal orders on the Longmead estate in Epsom and the Watersedge estate in West Ewell from the 30th October to the 1st November.

In happier news, from Ipswich, we have a story about ex-Epsom resident Ivy Richmond, who marked her 100th birthday by raising funds for Great Ormand Street with her amazing “Mount Everest” stair climb.

We have a report on the previously featured Polesden Lacey Ignite: fire and fantasy event and what feature a news story on the Padel Tennis Open Day at Epsom club.

Following the previously featured Quiz event, we have information of two upcoming events from the Swail House Association and how to register, as also listed below,

Please listen to this week’s audio local news for details of these and other stories, including new art work and spring bulbs. Please do remember to share with anyone you know who is blind, visually impaired or has trouble holding a newspaper. Thank you!

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Remembrance Day Events in Epsom and Ewell 2021

10th November: Mayor of Epsom and Ewell opening of the Garden of Remembrance at Bourne Hall, members of the public are welcome to add crosses.

11th November: Armistice servcie at the Clocktower Epsom.

13th and 14th November : War Memorial Wreath Laying

14th November: Rememberance Day services

14th November: Rememberance Day Concert: The Central Band of the Royal British Legion, for details and tickets visit Epsom Playhouse

Swail House Association Events

Friday 19th November: 2pm-6pm – Swail House Get together with games, drinks and snacks.

Friday 7th December: 7pm – Team Quiz night Swail House, individuals will be put into teams and there will be a prize for the winning team

To take part, register by calling 0771 1659 851 or email swailhouseassociation@gmail.com

or visit the Swail House Association website

Surrey County Council, Local heritage project

For more information and to nominate a site, visit Local heritage project


The local 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, including the local Surrey and Epsom Comet, Get Surrey News, This is Local London and the Ipswich Star

Local community information is available from the community websites: Epsom Connection Magazine and Epsom and Ewell borough council and Leatherhead Living.