TriFest 2019

TriFest, which is organised by 3 local Resident Associates

Is fast become one of the best Family Friendly events in the borough. The event is held in Auriol Park normally on the first Saturday in September but due to other events was held on Saturday 31st August. The event follows the same format as previous TriFest. family entertainment, Local craft stalls, small fun fair, local charity stalls and plenty to eat and drink. This year TriFest was opened by the Mayor of Epsom & Ewell Cllr. John Beckett , John is also councillor for Auriol Ward.

The stars of the show were Spice Forever a Spice Girls tribute act. Their two 45min slots were bursting with Girl Power. You could tell Spice Forever have worked on their looks, sound and choreography to give you the ultimate tribute to the Spice Girls. We have had comment that there were as good as the real thing. Their slots brought back plenty of girl power childhood memories for a lot of the audience. The shows features all of Spice Girls biggest hits such as Wannabe, 2 Become 1, Viva Forever, Spice Up Your Life and many more.  

It wasn’t just Spice Forever. Ambition Dance put on a wonderful display between acts again full of energy and charm.

All the time around the arena there was Face Painting, Fun Fair Rides, Human Fruit Machine , courtesy  of Age Concern Epsom, If you have never seen this you don’t know what you are missing, and plenty more to keep everyone entertained all day. Once again Well Done to all the organisers. There was a Name The Bear Competition, the winning name was Romeo and members of 4th Infantry had weapons and vehicle s on display.

Local Officers Arrest 6 People Following A Number of Warrants

Epsom & Ewell Police Officers have arrested six people following a number of warrants as part of their investigation into drug dealing in the borough.
Earlier this week, officers carried out warrants at a number of properties under Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act.
As a result of those warrants:

  • A 36-year-old woman from Epsom was arrested on 28 August on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs
  • A 46-year-old woman from Epsom was arrested on 28 August on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs
  • A 45-year-old man from Epsom was arrested on 29 August on suspicion of handling stolen goods
  • A 30-year-old woman from Epsom was arrested on 29 August on suspicion of producing a class B drug and possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs
  • A 30-year-old man from London was arrested on 29 August on suspicion of producing a class B drug and possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs
  • A 30-year-old man from Colliers Wood, London was arrested on 29 August on suspicion of producing a class B drug and possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs

Investigations are ongoing and enquiries continuing.

Inspector Joe Easterbrook, Borough Commander for Epsom and Ewell said: “We are working hard to eradicate this problem and its associated anti-social behaviour, but we can’t do this without the help of the public so I am asking you to help and report tangible information on drug dealing in your area. Our investigation into these individuals will continue while we carry out searches and proactive patrols in the area.”

If you have information about suspected drug dealing or crime in your area, please either contact Surrey Police via www.surrey.police.uk or by calling 101.
If you don’t want to speak to Police, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111. They never ask your name or trace your call and you could earn yourself a reward.

What to look out for:

  • Lots of visitors, who don’t stay very long, arriving at all times of the day and night
  • People waiting in cars outside particular properties exchanging small packets or cash
  • Lots of visitors bringing items such as T.V’s or bikes but leaving empty handed
  • Lone/vulnerable neighbours suddenly having groups of young men living at their address

What Surrey Police want to know:

  • Time, date and place
  • Vehicle registrations and the make, model and colour
  • Descriptions of people and details of what they were doing
  • Direction they travelling to and from
  • How many times you have seen them – is it always at the same time of day?

Don’t put yourself at risk while gathering this information. Please always pass the information to the police and do not confront or approach suspected drug dealers.