Tag: Surrey

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 […]

Armstrong Gun Burgled


An Englefield Green pub favoured by students for its quizzes and karaoke nights has been burgled. The Armstrong Gun, situated on Victoria Street, was broken into overnight on Wednesday 1st March. The theft happened as the manager slept upstairs. Money was stolen from the fruit machines and the till, and an iPad that was kept […]

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 […]

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 […]

Missing: Woman in Egham Now Found Safely


Yesterday afternoon (February 2) a woman in Egham was reported missing by her family, and Surrey Police were put on the case. Carol Davies, a 58-year-old resident from Englefield Green, had last been seen leaving her home in a Black Audi early on Thursday morning wearing an oversized grey sweater, and grey trousers. Officers from […]

Firefighters battle fire threatening luxury property


A million-pound home in Egham has been saved by firefighters after a “fast-moving” fire threatened to destroy it on the morning of Thursday, 3rd November. The luxury wooden house, on Green Road, had flames coming out of the roof when emergency responders managed to find and extinguish the fire. They had been called from as far […]

Football fraudsters ordered to payback £1m


Two convicted criminals have been ordered to pay back nearly £1m thanks to successful orders made under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. The pair who illegally sold access to Premier League football coverage are required to make a payback of £992,947.60 following a number of successful confiscations and forfeiture orders following a hearing at […]

Vehicle Incident at the gates of Royal Holloway


This morning at approximately 10.05am there was a collision by the front gates. Student Evie Courtier was crossing the bridge at the moment of the crash just after 10 this morning and states she “heard a commotion below” before looking down to a man disembarked from his motorbike, and at least 3 cars involved. The […]

Varsity is coming to Royal Holloway!


With the start of the new academic year, exciting news was announced at the SU on Monday 3rd. Over 1000 ‘bears’ attended the SU to hear the announcement from Steph Milne, the Co-President of Sports and Development, that a Varsity between Royal Holloway and the University of Surrey will be occurring on the 29th March […]

Egham Boasts Michelin Star Restaurant


Looking for a casual meal at a Michelin star restaurant? Look no further than Egham. This unassuming Surrey town is now home to the county’s only Michelin star restaurant as the Tudor Room at The Great Fosters hotel grabbed the coveted dining accolade. Previously, Drake’s, in Ripley, and The Latymer, in Pennyhill Park, represented Surrey […]