Pub landlord devastated by COVID restrictions

THE landlord of Chobham’s new micropub is devasted at not being able to re-open at the end of the second coronavirus lockdown. Rob Belcher was due to launch the Horse and Groom... Read more »

Local campaign launched for safer school run

MORE than 200 people have signed a petition started by a Chobham mother to get safe pedestrian crossing places installed in her village. Naomi Gurdol is leading a campaign to make the... Read more »

Crackdown on HGVs driving through village

SURREY Police are writing to a skip hire company whose drivers have been persistently ignoring the 7.5 tonne weight limit on Chobham High Street. The owners of 15 lorries which weigh 44-tonnes... Read more »

Village show prize fund was equivalent of £8,600

THIS week we take a closer look at the annual agricultural and horticultural shows held at Chobham towards the end of the 19th century. A previous Peeps article included a photograph from... Read more »

When Chobham embraced the beet generation

HUGE vegetables were set out for inspection in a photograph of what appears to be a farming competition in Chobham many decades ago. The picture was taken in a field near the... Read more »

Dads’ group running to raise mental health funds

TEN middle-aged dads from Chobham are training to take part in a socially distanced half-marathon around the village next month. They will be setting out at the same time from their homes,... Read more »

Big Bear brings a touch of whimsy to Chobham lockdown

PEOPLE passing a house in Chobham during the coronavirus crisis have been entertained by a giant teddy bear appearing in everchanging costumes. Big Bear has been dressed up differently by Sue and... Read more »

Gala Day at RSPCA Millbrook

THERE were hundreds of wagging tails and smiling faces at Chobham’s RSPCA centre for its biggest fundraising day of the year on Sunday. Millbrook was packed with people and a variety of... Read more »

Student wins £68,000 car,with £20,000 in the boot

A CHOBHAM student’s keen eye has landed him a car worth £68,000 – and £20,000 in cash. Sam Shaw staked just £3.75 in a spot the ball competition to win an Audi... Read more »

Children from Pennypot Day Nursery in Chobham performed The Sleepy Shepherd

CHILDREN at Pennypot Day Nursery in Chobham showcased their talents with a show-stopping performance of The Sleepy Shepherd. The Nativity-themed performance at the day nursery in Pennypot Lane was professionally filmed and... Read more »