Visual Flair

As a lead stylist for Liberty London, it’s fair to say that Molly has an eye for aesthetics. And after finding herself furloughed last March, she continued down the style route by…

PINS & NEEDLES

Since retraining as an acupuncturist and Chinese medicine practitioner, Ellie Littler has found a new life in Reigate, where she treats physical and emotional issues at Chime, her practice on Church Street.…

PRINTED MATTER

We bet you’ve got your favourite coffee place, restaurant or shop in Redhill or Reigate, but do you have a favourite local artist? Given the number who live in the neighbourhood, you’re…


EDITOR PICKS


LIFE IN THE FAST LANE

You’d think the thrills and spills of Formula One racing would translate to a life of fast-living and excess for a driver but, for born-and-bred Reigatian Max Chilton, nothing could be further…

LOVE MEAT TENDER

Nic Betchley bought the former Les Alan butcher shop in Redhill in 2016 after the same family had run it for three generations, going right back to the 1960s. Nic’s old boss…

HOT PLATES

If you feel the name Cullenders is burned into your subconscious, there’s no need for alarm. You’re not going mad; you’re merely observant. Marc and Joelle Cullender have been synonymous with Reigate…


BIKES & BARISTAS

The cycle cafe phenomenon has really taken a grip over the last decade or so, drawing fixie fans, digital nomads and urban hipsters the world over. But things have taken a different…

BLADE RUNNER

Conner Wickens owns Bell Street Barbers, right in the middle of Reigate. He bought the business about 4 years ago having already worked there for 2 years, while also working as a…

CHANGING LANDSCAPES

When garden designer, Laura Bedell-Pearce, moved to Reigate from London with her husband to start a family, she found herself with a “proper garden” for the first time in her life and…

WE SEND LOVE LETTERS

Don’t settle for sweet nothings; receive sweet somethings instead.

COMFORT ZONE

Sumita Nandy is the best advert for her own spa: an astonishing three decades in the high-end skin care and treatment business makes you think she must’ve started when she was still…

BAKING BAD

Sarah Simpson’s passion is cakes, and for just over a month she’s been cooking up a storm of brownies and cakes from her mum’s kitchen for her new enterprise, Guilty Bakes. Sarah…

GUT FEELINGS

Claire Paphitis – or The Ayurveda Coach – got interested in Ayurvedic practice after a tough year. A former international music agent who studied music at the prestigious King’s College London and Royal…