The Borough of Reigate and Banstead has made the approved List of Team Bases for Rugby World Cup 2015
Bases on the approved list are not guaranteed to host teams but will be used to provide the competing nations with their Team Base options.
The joint bid is one of 65 to meet the criteria needed to make it onto the approved list for the chance to host one of the 20 teams that’ll compete in the six week tournament.
The borough’s bid includes recently revamped Old Reigatians Rugby Club, in Park Lane, as a training base, Donyngs for swimming pool and gym facilities with Hawthorns School, in Bletchingley an additional training facility.
The final list of Team Bases will be confirmed mid-2014 following completion of team visits and selection.
Surrey Police are urging residents likely to be affected by severe flood warnings to cooperate with emergency services and take precautions to protect themselves and their properties.
Severe flood warnings, which means there is a potential risk to life, have been issued in five areas on the River Thames in Surrey, including Staines, Laleham, Chertsey, Shepperton and Hamm Court. Up to 2,500 homes may be affected
Military assistance is being provided and personnel will work alongside other agencies such as Surrey County Council.
Businesses and homeowners who were left without power over Christmas have said that compensation should be based on how long they were affected for.
Thousands were left without power following storms in Kent, Surrey and Sussex over the festive period.
Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution has said it will pay upwards of £54 to customers affected, while those without power on Christmas Day will receive £75.
Redhill’s been hit by a spate of crime over the last 10 days.
The town has been hit on five occasions causing misery to residents.
On Tuesday the 29th of Jan to Wednesday the 30th two cars parked on Ridgeway Road had their windscreens smashed and last Friday week two properties were burgled with an assortment of personal items stolen.
And on Saturday 1st Feb, a young boy also had his brand new bike stolen outside the Belfry in Station road.
If you know have seen anything or can help in any way, please contact Surrey Police on 101.
All local matches in the Ryman and Combined Counties league fell victim to the weather and were postponed this weekend.
Crawley Town’s league away League 1 match at Brentford was also off.
But good news for Reds fans as they sign Crystal Palace youngsters Hiram Boateng and Sullay Kaikai on initial 28-day loan deals.
Crawley’s manager John Gregory commented on how “Palace have a fantastic reputation for producing young talent”
And Crystal Palace had a great Saturday, beating WBA 3-1 in the Premier League. They extended their unbeaten home run with goals from debutants Tom Ince and Joe Ledley.