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Ducks on the pond at Silverlands Golf Course near Weybridge

Quote of the Day

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
--E. F. Schumacher

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Incorporated Council of Law Reporting
The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales (ICLR) is the publisher of the most authoritative law reports in the UK. The Council publishes The Weekly Law Reports, The Law Reports, which appear monthly with the addition of the argument of counsel, The Industrial Cases Reports, The Statutes & Public General Acts and The Consolidated Index. In addition ICLR provides The Daily Law Notes and The Industrial Cases Reports Express free of charge via this website.

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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