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DESPITE the fact that Redhill and Reigate are so close together there are many differences between the towns. A major one is that Redhill's history goes back only as far as the mid-1800s while Reigate's stretches back to about 1100.
3:25pm Wednesday 13th December 2006
An earlier article in this series mentioned that on Sunday, September 12, 2004, the clock of St John's School in Pendleton Road, Redhill, was again set into motion after being stopped for several years.
5:02pm Tuesday 28th November 2006
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2:05pm Tuesday 17th October 2006
More about Scamperdale and Clarendon Road A recent article in this series about Scamperdale, the building in Clarendon Road, Redhill, where Sam Marsh once had stables, evoked memories for Mrs Jean Belton, from Horley, who, as a child in the 1940s, lived next to it.
2:45pm Tuesday 19th September 2006
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4:57pm Tuesday 1st August 2006
On July 31, 1950, the King and Queen, the mayor of Reigate, Alderman Miss M C Donkin, and many others sent their congratulations to Mr and Mrs Jepthah Shaw, of Devon Road, Merstham, on the occasion of their diamond wedding.
9:59am Wednesday 28th June 2006
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12:09pm Wednesday 19th April 2006
Motoring was firmly in the news in 1901. The trouble was it was mainly bad news for the motorist described as a horrid word' by a journalist reporting a collision in Reigate between a cyclist and a car.
12:55pm Wednesday 5th April 2006
In 1867 16 acres of Redhill common had been secured for use by borough residents. But by 1881 the lord of the manor, Earl Somers, was still digging gravel from the common, with train loads of spoil being removed.
1:46pm Wednesday 22nd March 2006
The cinema between Chapel Road and Lower Bridge Road was opened in 1912 by G W Grimes and Sons. The building was red brick with bold mouldings and rough cast panels in ivory to create a prominent feature in the High Street.
11:25am Thursday 9th March 2006
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1:16pm Wednesday 4th January 2006
Redhill railway station was built in the 1840s very early in the life of Redhill and access to it for travellers from Nutfield and Bletchingley was provided via a farm track from Redstone Hill that was converted into a road.
9:21am Friday 9th December 2005
In the 1830s, before the rise of Redhill, the town of Reigate was already a prosperous market town that had been in existence for some seven centuries and was at the centre of the old manor that bore its name.
11:03am Friday 25th November 2005
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2:38pm Wednesday 22nd June 2005
The Huntsman once stood in Redhill High Street where Woolworths now is, but instead of serving the general public it was part of stables that had stalls for up to 20 horses and catered exclusively for hunting men, their servants, liverymen and coachmen.
12:54pm Wednesday 25th May 2005
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10:35am Thursday 17th March 2005
Saxon farms once occupied cleared land below the downs where Reigate now is. William de Warenne, who fought at the Battle of Hastings, was endowed with Surrey estates and in the 12th century built a castle which encouraged a new settlement to grow close by for protection and trade.
12:22pm Wednesday 2nd March 2005
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5:04pm Wednesday 21st July 2004