National Trust

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Firefighters tackle blaze at Clandon Park

11 May 16:00 A spokesman for Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said: “We have been going through the painstaking process of trying to salvage all that we can from the historic building. Structural assessments are taking place to ensure the building is completely safe for the investigators to enter and while the forensic investigation into … Continue reading

The Queen to attend Magna Carta 800th anniversary event

Her Majesty The Queen will mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta at the site in Runnymede where the historic document was sealed. Accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Her Majesty will attend a commemoration event at Runnymede Meadows on 15 June. The Duke of Cambridge, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir … Continue reading

Hollywood-style Olympic rings unveiled at Box Hill

Giant Olympic rings reminiscent of Hollywood’s famous sign have been unveiled in Surrey today (19 July). The huge structure on the side of the National Trust’s Box Hill will become “one of the most memorable icons of the Games” when Mark Cavendish’s bid for gold is beamed to millions of televisions across the world. Labelled … Continue reading

World champion Mark Cavendish’s excitement at Box Hill Olympic challenge

World champion Mark Cavendish’s excitement at Box Hill Olympic challenge Newly crowned world champion Mark Cavendish described the Box Hill loop of next year’s Olympic road cycling event in Surrey as a “perfect little circuit for a race”. The Olympic gold medal hopeful was speaking alongside Denise Saliagopoulos, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community … Continue reading


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