Tag: Egham

BREAKING: The Packhorse gets 2/5 in government Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.


BREAKING NEWS: The latest catering venture of Royal Holloway Students’ Union, The Packhorse, has scored a 2 out of 5 in government Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.

5 Things to do Before you Graduate


Beth Carr provides a list of must-do things to do before you leave Royal Holloway

RHUL Staff Member Threatened in Egham


Sub-Editor Michele Theil reports on a recent incident that occurred in Egham. On July 11, a Royal Holloway staff member was threatened on his way to Egham railway station as he was walking from the university through Spring Rise estate between 4:00 and 4:30pm . The police were told that the offenders were two young […]

Suspected ‘Bomb Scare’ at School in Egham


Zara Gillick reports on the recent suspected ‘bomb scare’ at Magna Carta School, Egham. Just before 4pm on Friday 27th February 2017, Surrey Police and a bomb disposal team were called to the Magna Carta School in Egham when concerns were raised over an ‘item confiscated from a student’. Staff at the school called the […]

Serious Road Collision in Egham


Anna Robinson reports on the incident from the beginning of March, which required an air ambulance, as driver fled the scene leaving fellow motorist with serious injuries. On March 1, a road collision on Stroude Road, Egham left a motorist with serious injuries. The accident, which happened at around 1.30pm on the Wednesday, involved two […]

Royal Holloway Lecturer Sparks Backlash from ‘Get Surrey’


A Royal Holloway professor has provoked a response from a local paper after he referred to Egham as “a very boring place to live”. Get Surrey, who cover local news and events pertaining to the county, published a defensive article entitled “8 Reasons Egham is actually Pretty Great”. The article is justified as a response […]

Students Favourite Indian Take-away Rated ZERO out of Five for Hygiene Standards


An Egham Indian takeaway has been rated zero out of five for hygiene. The Red Rose, which is located on the High Street next to Papa John’s, has been told it needs to make serious improvements in the hygienic handling, preparation, and cooking of their food in order to meet the required standards. The curry […]

Plans to Bring a Swimming Pool to Egham Town Centre


Anna Robinson reports on further redevelopment plans for Egham town centre. Following the announcement of plans to redevelop Egham town centre, Runnymede Borough council is now asking for feedback on plans to build a new leisure facility, with a swimming pool and health spa. The first public consultation was held on Saturday January 28, from […]

Runnymede Borough Council to Switch Off Night Street Lights


Anna Robinson reports on the recent council plans to turn off street lights in Egham and Englefield Green between midnight and 5am From 1 December 2016, Surrey County Council implemented a new ‘part-night lighting’ policy, which proposed that street lights in many residential areas across the county would be switched off between midnight and 5am every […]

Redevelopment Plans Released for Egham Town Centre


There are huge development plans in the pipeline for Egham town centre. For the past few years, Egham been set for a 70 million pound investment, and recently Runnymede Borough Council have released plans confirming the start of the new project. In 2014 the BBC wrote an article on ‘The Egham Town Centre Team’ who […]