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Cranleigh Rotary Supports Local Schools

Cranleigh Rotary Supports Local Schools

Rotarian Andy Kolmar presents a cheque for £300 to headteacher Jane Dyer at Ewhurst Primary School For many years, Cranleigh Rotary has presented cheques or books (usually dictionaries) to local primary and junior schools, as part of its commitment to young people and the local community. The financial donations ...

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Cranleigh Rotary Refreshes MABAC Runners

Cranleigh Rotary Refreshes MABAC Runners

Lynda McDermott, a Trustee of Cranleigh Co-Op, with Richard Kenyon, Vice-President of Cranleigh Rotary. This year's MABAC Run in Cranleigh took place on Sunday, 31 March. The day dawned overcast and rather chilly, very different from the preceding warm, sunny Spring days. The runners who completed their races later ...

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SMART Cranleigh – Reconnecting Cranleigh

SMART Cranleigh – Reconnecting Cranleigh

SMART Cranleigh is a community network that supports and enables local initiatives in and around Cranleigh. We are helping bring together a wide range of local groups and organisations together to defeat loneliness and isolation, raise awareness, learn and find new ways of working to help people stay connected. We ...

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Margaret Joan Fontebasso (1931 – 2019)

Margaret Joan Fontebasso (1931 – 2019)

Margaret, my wife passed away on the 20th of January this year after an illness she never took seriously: she was 1 month short of her 88th birthday and was married to me for nearly 58. Born Margaret Joan Yetman in Crawley, when it was a village as she used to remind me, and lived there until April 1960 where she ...

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Cranleigh Rotary Youth Speaks 2019

Cranleigh Rotary Youth Speaks 2019

The winning Intermediate Team from Glebelands School The local round of this year's Rotary Youth Speaks competition was a clean sweep for Glebelands School in Cranleigh. The first round was held on Wednesday, 23rd January. Five teams entered at Intermediate Level, comprising three from Glebelands and two from ...

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Let’s Join Forces . . . Calling all Litter Pickers!

Let’s Join Forces . . . Calling all Litter Pickers!

Every year in March a group of about 25 of us from Rudgwick and Ellen’s Green put on our Hi-Viz jackets and pick up litter from the King’s Head along the B2128 all the way to Thornhurst Brook/Cooks Removals. This year we are planning to undertake our litter pick at 10 am Saturday 23rd March meeting at the village hall ...

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Local Children Bury Time Capsule

Local Children Bury Time Capsule

Ollie Haydon (Landscaper) planting a tree on top of the time capsule with parents and children at Amlets Place CALA Homes has given the future generations of Cranleigh a glimpse into life in the village in 2018 by inviting children to bury a time capsule. The children were joined by their families, members of ...

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Cranleigh & District Probus A Club

Cranleigh & District Probus A Club

Inside the Cranleigh Golf and Country Club The purpose of the club The main purpose of the Cranleigh Probus A Club is the same as for all Probus clubs in the United Kingdom and overseas, which is socialising by compatible retired business and professional persons. The prime means of achieving the objective is to ...

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20 years of Service to Cranleigh!

20 years of Service to Cranleigh!

Members of CVC Celebrating 20 years with a delightful cake! Cranleigh Village Care, a neighbourhood help scheme with 50+ volunteers celebrated 20 years of driving residents to surgeries, hospitals and local medical facilities. At the AGM on November 14th 2018, chairman Dorothy Hanks, together with some of the ...

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Creative Writing Competition

Creative Writing Competition

Sponsored by Cranleigh & District Lions Club Last day Massacre of the landless, Extremadura Campaign, Spanish Civil War 1936. A shaft of light breaks at the edge of the field, its sun-slow creep leads a path through the quince trees, ripe now. Soft mist holds to the ground as dawn hosts its own call, goes ...

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