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Weybridge Loves a Chinese

The Chinese takeaway is one of Britain’s favourites and has practically become a Friday night ritual among many.

Whether you order from the comfort of your own sofa while binging the latest series of Game of Thrones or you are out for date night, a Chinese is the key ingredient.

We here at Dakota have checked up […]

Surrey set for new zero plastic shop

Greenwise Greengrocers in Fetcham has just celebrated a very successful year, following on from this Fetch’em From The Cupboard is opening a new zero plastic shop in Ashtead.

The new shop is set to open this march and allows customers to bring their own containers and fill them up with a variety of products paying for […]

Little Venice is one of London’s hidden wonders and this is how you find it

Italy’s Venice is famous for its beautiful canals, quaint cafés and romantic atmosphere it is a common bucket list destination. However, there is a very similar spot hidden on London’s very own doorstep, in fact it is a 1 hours drive away from surrey.

It is thought that Lord Byron gave the area its name as […]

Choir performing in anti-plastic awareness concert

Concerns around plastic usage and disposal have taken over the nation this year and various new legislation have been passed to ensure this epidemic is controlled. Surrey has been putting some measures into to place to confirm they are indorsing this anti-plastic movement to ensure a cleaner and healthier environment.

The Walton Voices, Weybridge Male Voice […]

Dakota loves ‘The Great Brick Safari’ exhibition

Lego lovers both young and old can now be treated to a spectacular new exhibition which started in Surrey this weekend and will remain open until March 3rd.

The Great Brick Safari will be showing at the RHS Garden at Wisley for 5 weeks and features over 40 life-size Lego brick sculptures. The exhibition will be […]

Inventor travels 6,000 miles to present paralysed child with stair-climbing wheelchair

4-year-old Emerson Grant from Weybridge has been gifted a stair-climbing wheelchair, by inventor Alan Lee, after he was left paralysed by a rare cyst.

Emerson has an arachnoid cyst which means he cannot move from the waist down. Despite multiple surgeries to try and remove it Emerson has lost all use of his lower body and […]

Extended recycling centre could take in up to 300 tonnes of waste a day

Concerns around waste disposal and recycling have taken over the nation this year and various new legislation have been passed to ensure this epidemic is controlled including the banning of plastic straws. There have been many award winning documentaries, such as blue planet, warning us of the impact of improper waste disposal on the planet […]

University of Surrey laser that paved the way for the internet in UK’s top 100 Best Breakthroughs

In invention developed by the University of Surrey has been announced as one of the 100 best breakthroughs by UK universities for the important influence it has on people’s everyday lives.

Professor Alf Adams’ strained quantum-well laser is honoured in the list as it paved the way for modern inventions such as the internet, computers, fibre-optic […]

Surrey Satellite company to build an ‘earth observation platform’

A surrey satellite business has been officially contracted by the Canadian company UrtheCast to build its UrtheDaily Earth Observation (EO) constellation.

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) will build the platform which will be able to grab an image of our entire global landmass every 24 hours

The spacecraft which will be constructed by SSTL at its surrey […]

Water activist takes on 2,620 miles in 100 days

Australian water activist, Mina Guli is running 2,620 miles in 100 days, across 6 continents to bring awareness to the worlds water crisis as part of the “Running Dry” challenge. Guli is the founder of water conservation think tank Thirst.

On November 6th Guli ran 26 miles from the Thames path to Richmond, through Kingston […]