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The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
--Ben Franklin

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Internet Movie database
Everything you want to know about the movies and whats on to and what latest releases are on Video/DVD. Includes a game section based on movies as well.

We have given answers to the most common questions that may be asked. We hope this information was useful. If you have any other questions please use the feedback form on the contact page.
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How did Chertsey come about?
How did the Abraham Cowley unit at St Peter's Hospital get its name?
What is the local bus company serving Chertsey?
How can I find out about local travel facilities?

Q: How did Chertsey come about?
A: Chertsey is an old medieval town that is mentioned in the Domesday Book. It owes its existence to the Abbey which dominated the village in the Middle Ages.

Q: How did the Abraham Cowley unit at St Peter's Hospital get its name?
A:

Abrham Cowley was a poet and essayist who wrote poetry of a fanciful, decorous nature. He also adapted the Pindaric ode to English verse.

He was educated at Westminster school and the University of Cambridge, where he became a fellow, he was ejected in 1643 by the Parliament during the Civil War and joined the royal court at Oxford.


Q: What is the local bus company serving Chertsey?
A: It is Tellings Golden Miller - a link to their website is under the local information.

Q: How can I find out about local travel facilities?
A: http://www.traveline.org.uk/ contains impartial information on planning your journey, by bus, coach or train... or any combination of the three!


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Chertsey community website is a gateway to information on the local area in order to promote the interests of the residents of Chertsey in all aspects of their lives. It is also for visitors to the area, prospective visitors and prospective residents.

A secondary aim is to help users of the Internet find their way around local information efficiently without having to spend lots of time wading through large search results from the search engines.

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