Latest News In Banstead

20th Jan 2020

Elmbridge mayor launches hearing service at Walton opticians

The mayor of Elmbridge helped staff and charity representatives open a new hearing service at Specsavers in Walton on Saturday (January 18).
20th Jan 2020

'The council website is useless' - Residents hit out at waste collection service

A Kingston resident has called the council’s garden waste service “a waste of money,” after several missed collections.
20th Jan 2020

Man stabbed on train between Ashford and Hounslow

A man was rushed to hospital after being stabbed 'multiple times' on a train from Surrey to London yesterday (Sunday, January 19).
20th Jan 2020

'A sticking plaster, not a solution' - School leaders vote against council's money transfer plan

School leaders in Kingston and Richmond have voted against council plans to transfer money from their budgets into a ring-fenced high-needs block, calling the proposal “a sticking plaster, not a solution” to real-term cuts in central government funding.
20th Jan 2020

Spate of catalytic converter thefts in Epsom and Ewell

Police are warning residents after a recent spate of catalytic converter thefts in Epsom and Ewell.
20th Jan 2020

Severe disruption on the Gatwick Express, Southern and Thameslink service due to urgent repairs

Commuters heading towards Gatwick Airport or Brighton should expect delays until 9am this morning because of urgent repairs that are needed to the track between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport.
19th Jan 2020

Search for man missing in Thames near Shepperton

Emergency services are conducting an urgent search for a man reported missing in the River Thames near Shepperton last night (January 18).
19th Jan 2020

Former Met PC allegedly had relations with vulnerable teenager

Allegations of misconduct were proven against a former Met Police officer who allegedly had sexual relations with a vulnerable teenager.
18th Jan 2020

Amazon scam warning: 'Hang up immediately' say police

Police forces around the UK are warning about a telephone scam that has tricked people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.
18th Jan 2020

E16 bus in Epsom to move to new operator

An announcement of the last day of operation for Epsom's E16 bus route has been updated and the popular bus loop is now expected to continue past April of this year.
18th Jan 2020

Below-freezing temperatures hit UK

Public Health England (PHE) issued a cold weather alert on Saturday (January 18) as forecasters warned of temperatures plunging below freezing across the UK.
15th Jan 2020

New Malden Post Office faces takeover by retailers

New Malden Post Office is facing a takeover by a retail firm, the Post Office has announced.