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ROUND UP: New fire station opening doors to public; Summer holiday outdoor activities offered; Dementia carers’ coffee morning

New fire station opening doors to public

20160707_153954Fire engines and equipment used to tackle blazes will be on show to the public at a new fire station on Monday.

Woking Fire station, which has relocated to Goldsworth Road, will throw open its doors for the first time from 4pm to 6pm.

Those attending will get the chance to tour the new fire station while Surrey Fire and Rescue Service crews will give demonstrations and be on hand to tell people about their work and offer fire safety tips.

More information is available on the county council website.


Summer holiday outdoor activities offered

Outdoor adventure courses are being offered to children and their families during the summer holidays by Surrey County Council.

Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development’s (SOLD) The Adventure Zone, which gives people the chance to try activities such as raft building, mountain biking and archery, is run at two of the council’s outdoor learning centres in High Ashurst, Mickleham, and Thames Young Mariners in Ham.

The sessions run at various times throughout the day from between 8.30am and 5.30pm and are open for six to 16 year olds while some activities can see adults participate as well as children.

Bookings can be made on the SOLD website.


Dementia carers’ coffee morning

A coffee morning for people with dementia and their carers has been organised by Surrey County Council’s libraries service.

The event, which takes place next Tuesday, will give people affected by the condition a chance to talk through their problems with representatives of The Alzheimer’s Society and Age UK while also finding out what the library service can offer to dementia sufferers.

It will take place between 10am and midday at The Hub in Godalming High Street.

More information can be found by contacting Surrey Libraries on 0300 200 1001 or emailing


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