Banstead


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Banstead

(ˈbænˌstɛd)
n
(Placename) a town in S England, in NE Surrey. Pop: 19 332 (2001)
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They were hard at work there far into the night, and the towering pillar of dense green smoke that rose therefrom could be seen from the hills about Merrow, and even, it is said, from Banstead and Epsom Downs.
Going to the south-westward towards the rising country that is now called Combe Wood, I observed far off, in the direction of nineteenth-century Banstead, a vast green structure, different in character from any I had hitherto seen.
The world's greatest racehorse has been flooded with wellwishing messages, many bearing his picture, at Banstead Manor Stud, near Newmarket, as he gets ready for his first season as a stallion.
And yesterday the son of Galileo made the short journey across Newmarket to his owner Prince Khalid Abdullah's Banstead Manor Stud - the place where he was foaled in February 2008 - to start his quest to sire the champions of the future.
Perhaps he was in Surrey, watching the mighty talent at Banstead Athletic as they took on Worcester Park FC in the EL Records Challenge Cup.
Shearer joined Sir Alex Ferguson and his Blackburn boss Kenny Dalglish at the funeral in Banstead, Surrey.
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council has agreed to spend [pounds sterling]3.6 million on replacing its entire fleet of diesel-fuelled waste trucks.
The four-year-old is among an elite list of 130 mares to be covered by the world's highest-rated racehorse at Banstead Manor Stud next year.
Patrick and Linda Sudsworth used to eat at their local Indian restaurant Indus once a week during the seven years they lived in Banstead, Surrey, and became good friends with staff.
We previously exposed a bizarre tie-up between the Glasgow giants and English side Banstead AFC.
Stuart Sweetman of the Banstead History Centre, which is located at Banstead Library, said the prospect of changes to either the local library or the Surrey History Centre was "quite disturbing".