Publication: Haslemere Herald

First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Family's fresh plea over IS hostage

A VIDEO appeal to Islamic State (IS) kidnappers holding Haslemere journalist John Cantlie hostage to re-open channels of communication was made by his sister Jessica on Monday night.Her videotaped statement, in which she dismissed IS claims that there ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Road closure signs 'misleading'

BUSINESSES in Grayswood and Brook are up in arms over “misleading” road closure and diversion signs erected this week that make it appear the whole road is closed when they still have full access.Surrey County Council started work in earnest on Monday ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kenyan teachers help connect schools

TWO teachers from Kenya visited Beacon Hill Primary School as part of the British Council’s “Connecting Schools” programme.It is the sixth year of Beacon Hill’s partnership link with Nyabondo School, and during their 10-day stay, the teachers from the ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fears over housing blueprint

MAJOR concerns have been expressed by Waverley organisations and individuals who have responded to the borough council’s consultation on where to build up to 470 new homes per year.More than 2,000 feedback forms had been processed and there were many ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

NHS staff strike 'reluctantly'

SURREY-based members of The Royal College of Midwives staged the first walkout in its 133-year history on Monday when they joined members of the British Association of Occupational Therapists and healthcare workers from trade unions GMB, Unite and UCATT ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Hostage's father in plea to IS

THE elderly father of Haslemere photojournalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by Islamic State militants, has broadcast a public appeal to his captors for the safe return of his son.Speaking from his hospital bed after undergoing throat surgery, ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Firewise launches in Thursley

THE village of Thursley has been selected for the launch of Firewise, a major UK initiative to help householders protect their homes from wildfire.The village was selected, because properties bordering Thursley Common were almost lost in a huge wildfire ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

MP, school pupils visit war graves

STUDENTS from two schools met with MP Jeremy Hunt at Milford Cemetery last Friday as part of a national initiative to encourage schools and constituents to visit their local Commonwealth war graves.It is hoped the initiative will help youngsters gain ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

'Georgian' mansion gets green light

A GEORGIAN-style mansion is to be built in Chiddingfold and the former Sydenhurst Care Home demolished, despite objections from the parish council that the 30-acre site would be better used to build affordable homes.Sydenhurst, which was originally set ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Park-and-ride plan gets support

FEEDBACK for a major consultation by localism group Haslemere Vision reveals support for a park-and-ride to help solve the parking problems around Haslemere railway station.The town’s Vision group sent 7,000 leaflets to businesses and households in Haslemere, ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
Entities: Transportation
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Affordable housing community threat

Monday, 22 September 2014COMMUNITIES will suffer under government plans that will reduce the amount of affordable housing in the countryside, England’s largest rural network has warned. The Rural Services Network has called on ministers to abandon proposals ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pothole misery 'to last for years'

Monday, 22 September 2014POTHOLE misery looks set to drive Surrey motorists mad for years to come due to a funding shortfall. The county council has warned Department of Transport funding is still £60m short of the £132m needed to maintain Surrey roads ... [Published Haslemere Herald - Sep 22 2014]

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...The latter is expected to announce its decision following the consultation shortly. RSN chief executive Graham Biggs MBE said: "The 10-home threshold would be nothing short of ruinous for the provision of affordable housing in rural areas." For full story, see this week's Haslemere Herald

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Family's fresh plea over IS hostage [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
NHS staff strike 'reluctantly' [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
Fears over housing blueprint [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
Kenyan teachers help connect schools [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
Road closure signs 'misleading' [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 17 2014]
Park-and-ride plan gets support [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
'Georgian' mansion gets green light [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
Hostage's father in plea to IS [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
MP, school pupils visit war graves [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
Firewise launches in Thursley [Published Haslemere Herald - Oct 09 2014]
Applause greets shale drilling refusal [Published Haslemere Herald - Sep 22 2014]
New drive for 20mph speed limits [Published Haslemere Herald - Sep 22 2014]
Pothole misery 'to last for years' [Published Haslemere Herald - Sep 22 2014]
Affordable housing community threat [Published Haslemere Herald - Sep 22 2014]
Record numbers hail beer festival ales [Published Haslemere Herald - Sep 16 2014]
Police probe attack on walker, 18 [Published Haslemere Herald - Sep 16 2014]
Possible housing sites made public [Published Haslemere Herald - Sep 16 2014]
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