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December

Santa's got a busy schedule for Christmas, but he's taking time out to meet children at grottos near you – make sure you've been nice this year! Read more

FAMILIES

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As the festive season approaches and we start to dig out our winter coats, many of us will be asking ‘Where’s the best pantomime in Surrey and South West London this Christmas?’ It’s behind you! Well, actually, it isn’t – it’s in this roundup Read more

THEATRE

Rosanna Greenstreet takes a look at two stunning period pieces, one to rent and one to buy Read more

PROPERTY/HOMES

How often have you looked in your loft and wondered if you could use the space for a new room? Loft conversions are one of the best ways to add significant space and value to your home. Read more

PROPERTY/HOMES

Spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear... Read more

FAMILIES

Avoid the crush of the High Street by choosing to do your Christmas shopping the traditional way. Here's our pick of the best markets and fairs in town. Read more

HEALTH/BEAUTY

Ahead of their appearance at G Live, vocal harmony group The Overtones talk satsumas, singsongs and a serious shortage of snow Read more

THEATRE

Stephen Shrubsall adds a cycling session at Lee Valley's Olympic velodrome to his Christmas list this year Read more

HEALTH/BEAUTY

Two traditional Christmas plays are coming to Guildford in December – the Nativity at Wintershall, and the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Read more

THEATRE

Brave the cold of December, when the snow lies round about, deep and crisp and even, to join the Wildlife Trust in the great outdoors of Surrey Read more

LIFESTYLE

Surrey has all you need for extra special festivities this season. Craft & Country columnist Emma Pritchard lays out twelve opportunities for a personal touch on Christmas day... Read more

LIFESTYLE

Stephen Shrubsall shares this month's cycling story – his recent conquest of LeJog, the definitive British cycling trip Read more

HEALTH/BEAUTY

Want to give cycling a try? If you live, work or even study in the borough of Kingston, you can try your hand for free with the Go Cycle Scheme Read more

HEALTH/BEAUTY

Stephen Shrubsall chats to Cyclists’ Touring Club CEO Paul Tuohy about cycling in winter Read more

HEALTH/BEAUTY

Looking for some Christmas spirit to go with your Christmas cards? Help out more than two dozen charities by buying from local Cards for Good Causes shops. Read more

HEALTH/BEAUTY

Tired of endless pantomime recommendations? The Rose Theatre's got a more thoughtful take on the festive spirit with its new production of A Christmas Carol from Dec 1 – Jan 3 Read more

THEATRE

Our music aficionado Ian Codd knows exactly where to go for the best classical music in and around Dorking Read more

Celebrity Interviews

Nikki Ackerley looks forward to the grand opening of KoKomo, a new live music and cocktail bar in Guildford on December 4 Read more

FOOD/DRINK

Matt Potts believes our sweet tooth is getting out of hand. The head chef at Farnham's More House School shows Samantha Laurie how to cut back on childrens' sugar intake, along with three great recipes Read more

FOOD/DRINK