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THE end of a year ap­proaches – and so, too, the end of an era as this fi­nal edi­tion of the Her­ald pub­lishes.

For the whole of the 20 years of my in­volve­ment with the pol­i­tics of north west Sur­rey, the Her­ald has been part of the fur­ni­ture – a re­li­able weekly fix­ture in an oth­er­wise shift­ing fir­ma­ment.

And its im­por­tance has been the sense of con­ti­nu­ity it has brought, not just when re­port­ing the news but, through its ex­ten­sive ar­chive, set­ting it in con­text; paint­ing a pic­ture of how our lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties have evolved

Pete Gard­ner HI145533 Her­ald

Mr Ham­mond talks to re­porter Eleanor Davis in Oc­to­ber.

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