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Mary Toft Admits That She Did Not Really Give Birth to Rabbits
Mary Toft , also spelled Tofts , was an English woman from Godalming , Surrey, who in 1726 became the subject of considerable controversy when she tricked doctors into believing that she had given birth to rabbits.
'Mystery artist' behind Godalming riverbank chair
A wooden chair, a coffee cup and an open book - but who was responsible for leaving the 'public art installation' in Godalming? Walkers on Godalming's parkland were left bewildered by an incongruous chair, complete with book and coffee cups, which had been left on the riverbank.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Godalming transformed for Christmas festival and lights event
Crowds enjoy a fun-filled day in Godalming as the town hosts its Christmas festival, French market and special lights switch-on event The town centre was transformed from 10am with market stalls selling all manner of festive treats, a merry-go-round, cartoon characters greeting children and the smell of mulled wine and cooked meats in the air.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Care home closed amid outbreak of highly contagious scabies
Broadwater Lodge in Summers Road, Farncombe, has had to close to visitors and the day centre was also closed as a precaution.
'Complete chaos' after latest Hindhead Tunnel technical failure
The A 371m A3 tunnel, which opened in 2011, has been plagued by closures due to technical faults, but Tuesday's incident had a particularly dramatic impact .
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Demolition work begins at Godalming Key Site
An aerial photograph, captured by NPAS Redhill - a police and ambulance helicopter - shows the former police station buildings standing alone behind the hoarding.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Charter court proves a worthy adversary
I am going to attempt to cut through the legal jargon and make a citizen's interpretation of the Constitution Court's latest landmark judgement.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
College believes playing fields on green belt land are 'encouraged'
An appeal has been made to the Secretary of State over a refused 46-home development on Godalming College land An appeal has been made to the Secretary of State after planning permission was refused for a 46-home development on Godalming College green belt land.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
'New reading experience' with animated comic app
A former Godalming College student has fused his art and director skills to create the first completely animated comic book.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Skeletons found at 'haunted house' site to be re-buried
Human bones found underneath a car park in Godalming and dating back to a burial ground from between the ninth and 13th centuries will be re-buried at a nearby church The Surrey Advertiser reported in March that while routine archaeological surveys were being carried out for a Waverley Borough Council affordable housing development in Station Road ... (more)
'Hallucinating drug user' attacked 70-year-old woman, court told
Drug users pleads guilty to assault by beating at court after an elderly woman was assaulted in an unprovoked attack in a Godalming car park A 22-year-old drug user who was hallucinating and had not slept for eight days attacked a 70-year-old woman at a Godalming car park in an unprovoked assault, a court has heard.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Penningtons and Manches have joined forces to create a 115 partner law firm
The deal has seen 265 Manches employees, including 46 partners, move to Penningtons, which will operate under the name of Penningtons Manches LLP.