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ROUND UP: Canadian rugby team visit Witley Camp; Fire station opening doors to public; New first aid course for schools

Canadian rugby team visit Witley Camp A Canadian rugby team playing in an international competition running alongside the World Cup has visited a former Surrey military camp to learn about their First World War ancestors. The Canadian Defence Rugby Team took a tour of Witley Camp, near Guildford, where volunteers recently participated in an archaeological … Continue reading

IN PICTURES: Volunteers uncover treasures at Witley Camp

An army of volunteers have been uncovering the secrets of a former Surrey military camp where renowned war poet Wilfred Owen penned a prelude to his famous ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’. A century after Owen trained for First World War service at the camp near Godalming, Surrey County Council’s archeological unit is leading a project to … Continue reading

Canadian Olympic cyclists to train in Surrey

The Canadian Road Cycling Team has decided to train in Surrey to prepare for the London 2012 Games. The announcement comes soon after it was revealed the USA will also base its elite cyclists in the county to prepare for the Olympic road and time trial races, which will both take place in Surrey. The … Continue reading

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