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Surrey’s role in the fight for women’s voting rights to be celebrated thanks to £100,000 National Lottery grant

A project to commemorate Surrey’s role in the fight for women’s right to vote has won a National Lottery grant of almost £100,000. Surrey County Council’s History Centre has been awarded the grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to explore and chronicle the contributions that local people made to the cause of women’s suffrage. Surrey … Continue reading

The Queen launches the nation’s celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee

The Queen chose Surrey to launch her Diamond Jubilee celebrations, she was welcomed to the Epsom Derby by The Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey Dame Sarah Goad and the Chairman of Surrey County Council Lavinia Sealy, where she officially kicked off the worldwide celebrations. Elsewhere in Surrey hundreds of thousands of people held street parties and special … Continue reading

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