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Runnymede meadow entrance pillar restored after car crash
The restoration work to rebuild an historic pillar in Egham which was destroyed in a car crash has been completed two years after the incident The 84-year-old Lutyens-designed pillar in Runnymede Meadow has finally been rebuilt, almost two years after it was smashed in a car crash The 84-year-old pillar, one of a pair marking the western entrance ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Mother shames #stupidparking school run drivers on Twitter
When the council agreed 18 months ago to paint double yellow lines at the junction of Bulkeley Close and Barley Mow Road, after identifying it as potentially hazardous during the school run, neighbour Alison Berry, was delighted.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Specsavers Jeff Banks watch & voucher competition
To celebrate the exclusive launch of the new limited edition glasses range from men's fashion designer, Jeff Banks, Specsavers in Staines and Egham have teamed up with the Staines News to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a fantastic prize The prize includes one stylish Jeff Banks watch - either the Hampton or Richmond, worth A 500 - plus a ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
One-hour parking charge cut in Egham after business fears raised
Egham Chamber of Commerce said it was happy with the concession but would continue pushing for a reduction in the cost of two-hour parking as well Councillors have agreed in part to meet Egham traders' demands to reduce the cost of town centre parking before Christmas.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Man in court after police officer hurt in Virginia Water operation
Three of five men charged in relation to an altercation in which Ryan Harrison was killed by a train have appeared in court to deny charges of affray Jacky Byrne talks to actor John Thomson ahead of his role in September in the Rain at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud An Egham man has been charged with intent to cause grievous bodily harm after a police ... (more)
JFK assassination anniversary marked at Runnymede memorial
Three of five men charged in relation to an altercation in which Ryan Harrison was killed by a train have appeared in court to deny charges of affray Jacky Byrne talks to actor John Thomson ahead of his role in September in the Rain at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Fifty years ago, on November 22, the world was rocked by news of the assassination of ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Parking fees plea 'to keep shoppers' in Egham
Businesses are struggling and blame high parking fees and poor signposting as shoppers are turning their backs on Egham and going elsewhere What should be a bustling High Street in Egham is now all too often free of many shoppers due to parking charges, according to businesses Businesses have urged a council to reduce parking charges in Egham town ... (more)
Fire crews rescue 92-year-old woman through window
The elderly resident was found sitting "confused" in her lounge by a firefighter, who then carried her upstairs and out through a bedroom window Firefighters had to smash through a top-floor window to rescue a 92-year-old woman trapped inside a burning building in Ashford.