Local news week of 24th April 2021

We begin this week’s Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper local news section with tributes from Surrey leaders to the Duke of Edinburgh. As well as many community stories, we have an update on the Coronovirus vacination rollout and a warning from Surrey Police about an Amazon ‘brushing scam’. We have wildlife news with a story about how the Wildlife Trusts charity is helping the endangered South East Stag beetle and feature Tony Drakeford’s “Nature Notes”. We also have information about the first Hampton Court Palace Tulip Festival and details of the opening of Hobbledown farm. We also have an interesting story about Boxhill including which Jane Austin novel it’s menitoned in.

We finish with exciting news on research into genetic eye conditions from Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper Chairman Judy Sarssam, following her attendance at a Retina UK conference.

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Contact Information for this week’s news stories

For openeing times and tickets visit Hobbledown Farm

For more information about the Amazon parcel brushing scam visit Surrey Police

For more information and tickets visit Hampton Court Tulip Festival 12 April – 3 May 2021

For more information about the Wildlife Trusts Stag beetle project.

For more information about the research by Retina UK and to apply for help

For more information about Retina UK’S Genetics research visit Unclock Genetics research

For more information about genetic eye conditions visit Gene.com


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 Surrey and Croydon Guardian.

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