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Cranleigh Rotary Club

Cranleigh Rotary Club

The Christmas carol season begins on Monday, December 7th with the traditional annual Carol Concert, organised by the Rotary Club of Cranleigh. The concert will be held in Cranleigh Village Hall, starting at 7 pm (till about 8pm). Everyone is invited to come along on this joyful occasion to sing and listen to carols ...

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News from Cranleigh Scout Group – November Issue

News from Cranleigh Scout Group – November Issue

Bob a job week, Scout jumble sales and old newspaper collections are distant memories and you are now more likely to find Scouts honing their axe and outdoor cooking skills on Cranleigh Showground. They still raise money for good causes, both local, such as Cranleigh’s Riding for the Disabled and international, with ...

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Lives Laid Down

Lives Laid Down

These are some of the 112 named in ‘Cranleigh’s Roll of Honour’ compiled by P. Wilkins & I. Stedman. Names of casualties who fell in both World Wars. A sacrifice that STILL continues today in our ‘war torn world’ and troubled times. So many local people who gave everything that we might live and be free. Read the ...

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A Poultry Tale

A Poultry Tale

If you grew up in the countryside, you probably have your own goose story. Chased, attacked, intimidated - most of us have been there, and some even have the scars to prove it. Geese are the thugs of the farmyard, beating any prize-winning bull, grumpy ram or bunny with a vendetta, hands down. I grew up on a ...

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The Way We Were 50 Years Ago.

The Way We Were 50 Years Ago.

The Cranleigh Railway line was officially closed in 1965 following ‘The Reshaping of British Railways’ report of 1963. Cranleigh station was later knocked down and replaced by the “Stocklund Square” housing and shopping development. In 2004 part of this development was itself demolished and a Sainsbury supermarket was ...

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