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Record Entries for TRAIL Marathon

Record Entries for TRAIL Marathon

Runners taking part in the Trail Marathon The fifth annual Cranleigh Trail Marathon, held on 12 May, was a great success, with a record 182 runners and walkers taking part. The event, sponsored by Informed Choice, was organised by The Rotary Club of Cranleigh, with support from local running club, Cranleigh ...

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Gala Performance From Opera Stars

Gala Performance From Opera Stars

Irene Rutt, 98, with great grandsons Harley and Oscar Boatswain joined by members of English National Opera, Karen Foster mezzo, Claire Pendleton, soprano, Adam Sullivan tenor, Paul Sheehan baritone and Simon Haynes piano Members of the English National Opera brought enjoyment and happiness to an enthusiastic ...

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The Little Manor – It’s a family thing

The Little Manor – It’s a family thing

The Little Manor emerging from the rubble - 1988 In 2019 Little Manor Service Station, commonly known as ‘The Esso’, is celebrating its 30th anniversary under the ownership of the Lambert family. At the centre of the site is the delightful 15 Century, half-timbered, Little Manor building that nearly lost its fight ...

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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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