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Haunting creatures hidden in the shadows. Superstition and suspense. 

This bold and ambitious double bill of spine-tingling tales proved engrossing, taking the Yvonne Arnaud audience on a gripping journey into the darkness.

16 April 2014  
A major move to revitalise and rejuvenate The Herons Leisure Centre in Haslemere will start next Monday (14 April).
The investment by Waverley Borough Council, which is in the region of £3.9 million, will begin with work affecting the gym, squash courts, dry changing rooms, health suite, café, crèche and soft play area. 
09 April 2014  
The class divide has provided a focus for countless classic texts, many of which probe deep beneath the surface of society, exploring the evolution of attitudes and morals through time.
Yet few have proved more poignant and profound than Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw’s gripping social commentary, as influential and insightful today as it was when first performed a century ago.
08 April 2014  
Ever wanted to put a price on a dusty heirloom or suspected that your car boot sale bargain might, in fact, be a valuable antique?
This is the perfect chance to find out with a free valuation from John Nicholson’s Auctioneers. 
Celebrity antiques expert, David Ford, a senior valuer with John Nicholson’s, will lead a team of art and antiques specialists at two live roadshows this month.
04 April 2014  
A patriotic online enterprise has secured awards success for Liphook-based business owner Jacky Broersma at the Networking Mummies UK Recognition National Business Awards. 
04 April 2014  
A series of sculptures created by artist Richard Perry offer a fascinating insight into the local landscape along the Shipwrights Way.
The 20 sculptures are dotted along the 50-mile route, from a butterfly at Bentley Station in the north to a shipwright’s toolbag at the Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth.
03 April 2014  

The beating sun, the waves lashing against the shoreline, palm trees rustling in the breeze… 

Haslemere Players perfectly set the scene for a polished performance of this passionate yet poignant musical to enthral a packed audience at the Haslemere Hall.

27 March 2014  
This compelling play probes deep beneath the surface of the private life of a true Hollywood icon, focusing on the trials and tribulations of a colourful, complex and contentious character.
Liza Liza Liza, by Richard Harris, examines the long and illustrious career of Liza Minnelli, daughter of legendary singer Judy Garland and film director Vincente Minnelli. 
26 March 2014  
In an exclusive interview, Haslemere Travel’s managing director Gemma Antrobus talks to Life in Haslemere about the launch of its Surrey Young Superstars 2014 awards. Hailed as a first for the travel industry, she explains why the award-winning, independent agency felt it was important to organise such a scheme for youngsters in the county and how you can enter yourself, your family members or friends...
24 March 2014  
All too often in modern theatre, the magic and mystery of wonderful writing is lost during the transition from page to stage. 
Yet occasionally, the seed of a simple idea transforms into a sublime production, as demonstrated by Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong.
18 March 2014  
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