Cemetery clear-up discovers soldier’s grave marker

SCOUT group members who keep a village cemetery tidy would like to contact the family of a First World War casualty whose dilapidated grave marker they have discovered. The wooden cross was... Read more »

Couple rewarded for creating local pub with modern twist

A CHOBHAM pub has won a prestigious award two years after being taken over by new landlords who were prevented by the pandemic from fully revealing their transformation of the hostelry. The... Read more »

Volunteers sought for village litter pick

AN EARLY call is being made for people to take part in this year’s Great British Spring Clean in Chobham. It comes from Philippa Anderson, deputy chairman of the Keep Britain Tidy... Read more »

Recognition for villager who suggested flood-averting pond

A POND designed to hold back water that could cause flooding in Chobham village now has its official nameboard, which credits the villager who had the idea of creating it. The sign... Read more »

Road safety petition needs more names

A MUM campaigning to get safer pedestrian crossing places installed in Chobham is appealing for more people to sign her petition to the county council. As the deadline of 1 February for... Read more »

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 »