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Stephenson Wright

Never before have we spent so much time in our own homes, events of the past year have changed how we use our living space. We ask Natalie Stephenson and Juliette Wright about the ways in which people are altering their homes to reflect the status quo.

Sadie Pizzey Interiors

Spring is on its way and if you haven’t already used the time in lockdown to revamp your home then now is as good a time as any. In the latest in our Local Inspiration series we get some tips from Guildford interiors expert Sadie Pizzey.

Liv Styler, Personal Stylist

We sat down with Liv Styler, a Surrey-based personal stylist who has some advice for boosting our mood in the winter months and lets us in on some top fashion tips!

Property Services Haslemere and LP Lettings merge

Part of The Grantley Group, Haslemere-based property letting and management company Property Services Haslemere (PSHL) has merged with lettings and management agency LP Lettings, further reinforcing its position as a provider of high-quality, personal property services.

Inspired Textiles: House Alice

We sat down for a chat with Alice Witheridge, an experienced textile designer, who launched her own range of products this year through her business House Alice.

Have a Heart Charity Christmas Sale 2020

Helen and Peter McNiven’s barn sales have raised huge amounts for good causes over the past three decades. This Sunday marks their 30th Christmas Sale and due to current events, support is needed more than ever.

Jan Erika Design

A former professional cellist, Jan Erika changed careers to become an artist and now creates bespoke multi-media artworks from Tannery Studios on the outskirts of Ripley. Proving that art isn’t just about that which can be hung on the wall, she is now stamping her mark on pretty much any surface you can think of.

Surrey's Best Independent Schools

There is a major perk that Surrey has going for it; it has some of the very best schools in the country. In fact, three of the top-performing schools in the UK are found in the self-styled home-counties capital of Guildford itself.

Local Schools



Secondary School, Godalming

Charterhouse is one of the UK’s leading independent boarding and day schools, providing an outstanding education for boys and girls aged 13 to 18.



Secondary School, Cranleigh

Cranleigh is Surrey’s leading co-educational independent school, offering boarding and day education for pupils aged 13 to 18.

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George Abbot School

Secondary School, Guildford

George Abbot is an outstanding secondary school in Guildford for students aged between 11 and 18, with a long tradition of academic excellence.

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Guildford County School

Secondary School, Guildford

Guildford County School is an outstanding Academy secondary school and specialist music college for students aged 11 to 18, in the heart of Guildford.

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Guildford High School

Secondary School, Guildford

Guildford High School is an independent day school for girls aged 4 to 18 which frequently appears in the list of top ten performing independent schools in the UK.


Longacre School

Primary School, Shamley Green

Longacre is a co-educational independent school for children aged 2 to 11. They are just five miles south of Guildford, but set in the glorious Surrey Hills.


Royal Grammar School

Primary & Secondary School, Guildford

Royal Grammar School Guildford is rated one of the best independent schools in Surrey, providing an exceptional education for boys aged 3 to 18.


St Catherine’s School

Primary & Secondary School, Bramley

St Catherine’s is a village-based school for girls aged 4 to 18, with a strong focus on academic achievement and ties to the Church of England.

St Peter’s Catholic School

Secondary School, Guildford

St Peter's Catholic School is a thriving co-educational secondary school and Sixth Form located in Guildford, with excellent facilities.