And the winner is…..

My Life in Reigate – as told by a dog! is the judges 2021 choice. Finally we have a winner! Ten year old Heidi Penrose Buckley, a pupil at Reigate Priory Junior School has taken the laurels at the 2021 Reigate and Banstead Writes competition. To read her story click here, Ella Dutton, who was…

Aged 9 – 14? 10 Days Left to write a ‘Tale about your Town!

Pick up your pen or load up your laptop and let your imagination fly. Don’t miss out on entering your story in this years round of Reigate & Banstead Writes, the short-story competition that asks youngsters to write about where they live. The competition has received its first batch of stories and they are cracking….

Local youngsters have until 30th June to enter RB Writes

There is still plenty of time to write a 1,000 word original story for this year’s Reigate and Banstead Writes Competition. The annual short-story competition for local kids aged 9-14 is open for entries until 30th June. Stories are beginning to trickle in and are as wonderful, quirky and imaginative as ever. Stuck for inspiration?…

RB WRITES 2021 UPDATE. ITS BACK!

Its almost time for our young writers to pick up their pens, IPADs or devices and write us a story all about where they live. Back in January, it felt impossible, thinking we could run Reigate & Banstead Writes in 2021. Schools closed and we were all existing in a scattered world. Schools re-opened and…

Books At Bedtime?

Books at Bedtime? Listen to David Jay of Susy Radio Fame read the 2020 winning stories from Reigate and Banstead Writes.

We have winners…

A wartime tale featuring Reigate’s pigeons wins the 2020 round of Reigate and Banstead Writes.