Friday, August 12

Tag: Residents

Residents Versus Students?
Opinion

Residents Versus Students?

For those that haven’t yet joined Englefield Greenies, the Facebook Group for all residents of Englefield Green, it is the battlefront on which the war between students and residents is being waged. Daily occurrences of noise complaints regarding student houses, upset about lack of parking due to commuting students, and general animosity are rife. But do the Greenies have a point? What once was a traditional Victorian village has been overrun by a good chunk of our 9000 students and according to our 2013-2020 strategy that number is only set to rise. Is their disdain the result of years of poor treatment and a convenient discourse we have spun dismissing them as an intolerant community? Do all Greenies hate students? We spoke to some to get the real story. Time and time again on Engl...
Trollied: an Egham Pandemic
News

Trollied: an Egham Pandemic

We've all made the painful mistake of buying too much food shopping when we've been to Tescos...then we visit the alcohol aisle. 1 litre of Bacardi is on offer and next thing you know you need big bottles of mixers - got to have enough for the house prinks - and your trolley is very full and very heavy. How will you carry all of this home? Even between two or three of you it's a struggle that your workouts at the gym don't seem to be helping. So why not just wheel the trolley home with you? It was your pound that unlocked it and therefore you may as well get adequate use from it, right? Well, there's a reason or two why taking the trolley home with you is not the most sensible idea. Are you really going to bring that trolley back to Tescos when you're done with it? No, you'll probably d...