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Egham tree that fell into road and killed passenger 'was on private land' says council
A tree fell on the car while it was being driven along the A308 Windsor Way in Egham
Surrey Police’s investigation into an incident in which a tree fell on a car and killed a passenger remains ongoing. A tree fell on a silver Lexus, containing five people, while it was being driven along the A308 Windsor Way in Egham , near the Runnymede roundabout, at around 4.05pm on Sunday (February 17). A man in the car died as a result of the fallen tree, while four others... more
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 'considering' ACS Egham school for child
A spokesman said the school would be "delighted" to welcome the child into the ACS Egham community
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are "considering" sending their forthcoming child to school in Egham , according to reports. Royal insiders claim Meghan and Harry's child, due in the spring, could attend ACS Egham International School, the Sunday Times says. The school is less than five miles from Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, which the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are due to move into in the coming months from Kensington.... more
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The most and least dangerous areas in Runnymede according to 2018 crime stats
Surrey Police crime statistics for the whole of 2018 have now been released
More than 8,000 crimes were reported to police in the borough of Runnymede throughout 2018. The total of 8,338 crimes equates to more than 22 being committed in the borough on a daily basis, or nearly one every hour. Statistics for the whole calendar year have been released on the police.uk website, giving a picture of the most and least dangerous areas of Runnymede. The data, recorded by Surrey Police... more
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Passenger dies after tree falls on car in Egham
Surrey Police says there were five people in the car when it happened
A passenger has died after a tree fell on the car he was travelling in on Sunday (February 17). Surrey Police said the man died after the tree fell on a silver Lexus at around 4.05pm on the A308 Windsor Way in Egham, near the Runnymede roundabout. A police statement at 7pm on Sunday evening said: "One of the passengers was pronounced dead at the scene. The four other occupants... more
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Surrey weather forecast: 'Bright and mild' end to half term week, says Met Office
Here's what to expect weather-wise in the week ahead
A gloomy start to half term week will lead to a "bright and mild" end, the Met Office predicts. In its five day forecast for the south east, the Met Office says: "Cloudy on Sunday evening with a few isolated showers moving away eastwards. Dry after the showers clear with broken cloud and some mist or fog patches. Minimum temperature 7°C. "On Monday it will be dry at first with... more
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Shopkeeper 'emotional' as rebuild starts after devastating fire at Bagshot store
Crews spent all morning battling the blaze at the convenience store in Bagshot
A shopkeeper at a small family-run convenience store in Bagshot has spoken of his devastation following a huge fire at the shop. Mader Kappur, whose wife Deep owns the M&D convenience store in London Road, said smoke started filling up the shop at around 8.55am on Saturday (February 16). He said: "We opened on Saturday morning and there was some smoke coming from the electricity meter next to the main... more
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Permission granted for 107 new Royal Holloway student homes in Egham
But residents are not happy: 'If this is suitable for a conservation area I don’t understand what a conservation area is.'
RESIDENTS have raised concerns over what they feel is an “absence” of protection for a town centre after planning permission for 107 student digs was granted. Royal Holloway University of London wants to build the student units in Egham High Street. And at Runnymede Borough Council’s planning committee on Wednesday, February 13 councillors gave them the go ahead. The work will include demolishing buildings at 40-44a High Street, near to... more
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Person airlifted to hospital from M25 crash with 'potentially serious injuries'
Ambulance crews and the air ambulance attended the scene
A person has been airlifted to hospital with "potentially serious injuries" after a crash on the M25 anticlockwise. The patient was involved in a crash between two lorries and a car at junction 13 ( Staines ) of the motorway at around 8.30am on Wednesday (February 20). South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) confirmed that ambulance crews and the air ambulance attended the scene. A patient was assessed and treated... more
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M25 anticlockwise 'likely to be closed for some time' following serious crash, police say
Emergency services remain at the scene near junction 13 Staines
Surrey Police says the M25 anticlockwise is "likely to be closed for some time" following a serious crash. Two lorries and one car were involved in the incident near junction 13 ( Staines ) at around 8.30am on Wednesday (February 20). The carriageway has been closed since it happened. The clockwise carriageway was briefly closed to allow the air ambulance to land at the scene. Surrey Police , South East... more
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Diversion routes as M25 anticlockwise closed due to serious crash involving two lorries
Traffic is being diverted off the carriageway due to the closure
The M25 is currently closed anticlockwise at junction 13 (Staines) due to a "serious" crash involving two lorries and a car. All emergency services, including the air ambulance, are currently in attendance. The crash happened at around 8.45am on Wednesday morning (February 20). There is a very heavy build up of traffic as a result of the closure - and a diversion route is now in place for those stuck.... more
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Spelthorne's most and least dangerous areas according to 2018 crime stats
Police statistics for the Spelthorne borough paint a picture of crime in each neighbourhood
More than 10,000 crimes were reported to Surrey Police in Spelthorne borough in 2018. The 10,007 crimes equate to at least 27 being committed in the borough every day. Stats for the whole of 2018 have been released on the police.uk website giving a picture of the most and least dangerous areas of Spelthorne. The data, recorded by Surrey Police, reveals the crimes reported in each of the borough's seven... more
Floral tributes left to woman with 'heart of gold' who died in Staines bypass crash
The woman, in her 20s, is thought to be named 'Emily'
Floral tributes have been left at the scene of a crash in which a female pedestrian died. The woman, in her early 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident on A308 Staines bypass in the early hours of Sunday morning (February 17). Emergency services were called to the crash, near to the bridge over Woodthorpe Road, shortly after 4am. A red Renault Scenic was also involved. On... more
Planned M25, A3, M4 and A30 closures for the week ahead
Here is a summary of all the major roadworks going on in Surrey this week
Highways England has announced its planed roadwork schedule for the week commencing Monday (February 18). The work will require several major nighttime road closures and sees the beginning of maintenance at key junctions. The overnight closures will likely add traffic to the surrounding A roads as diversions are put in place. Highways England says that works could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, however the... more
Watch as man interrupted going through letter box by video doorbell in Thorpe
Police want to speak to the man about two complaints made in Thorpe and Egham Hythe
CCTV footage has been released of a man police want to speak with about the possible theft of mail from letter boxes in Runnymede. In the footage, which was posted on the Runnymede Beat Facebook page, a man can be seen looking through the mail at a house in Thorpe , before walking away with what appear to be leaflets in his hand. The incident in the video took place... more
'Keep distance when travelling' warning after crash involving multiple HGVs closes three lanes on M25
Highways England says at least four HGVs were involved
A multi-vehicle crash involving four HGVs on the M25 caused severe delays in both directions on Tuesday morning (February 12). Travel news service INRIX reported the crash happened on the anticlockwise section between Junction 17 Maple Cross and Junction 16 M40. Delays stretched back on the clockwise section to Junction 13 Staines as three lanes were closed to allow emergency services to attend. Recovery of the vehicles was complex due... more
£500 million Shepperton Studio expansion approved by one vote despite resident objections
The green belt development was approved despite numerous resident objections
Iconic Shepperton Studios where blockbusters such as Mary Poppins Returns, Beauty and the Beast and Mamma Mia Here We Go Again were filmed is set to triple in size after planning permission for a £500 million expansion was narrowly passed through. Bosses were told they can go ahead with the next stage of securing permission for the major development which they said will save the UK film industry. The expansion... more
These Surrey railway stations could be upgraded to accept contactless payments
The pay as you go network could be massively expanded outside of London by the Department for Transport
Railway stations across Surrey could be added to London's pay-as-you-go network meaning commuters could use contactless cards to pay for their journeys. The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation on how it should roll out pay as you go (PAYG) on rail services across the country, looking at how far it should be extended and how it would affect rail fares in those areas. The DfT has produced... more
Wetherspoon pubs to host 18-day gin festival with bargain drink deals
These are the Wetherspoon pubs in Surrey taking part in an 18-day gin festival
If you love gin , you will not want to miss out on a drinks festival coming soon to Wetherspoon. The high street pub chain is hosting an 18-day gin festival at selected sites across Britain, including 21 in Surrey. Gin fans will be able to enjoy a large selection of gins not previously available in the pubs. There will be a number of flavoured gins among the selection. Among... more
Timeline of events following tragic death of mother-of-four in Ewell
Surrey Police has issued regular updates as the investigation progresses
The community of Ewell and the surrounding areas has been left in a state of shock following the death of mother-of-four Aliny Mendes on Friday (February 8). Surrey Police said 39-year-old Ms Mendes suffered stab wounds in London Road, Ewell, at around 3pm on Friday afternoon (February 8). She was airlifted to hospital but died as a result of her injuries on the same day. The incident took place at... more
Epsom man charged with murder following death of mother-of-four in Ewell
A 41-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Aliny Mendes
A 41-year-old man from Epsom has been charged with murder following the death of a mother-of-four in Ewell on Friday afternoon (February 8). Ricardo Godinho, of Kingston Road, was charged by police on Sunday evening (February 10). Aliny Mendes, 39, died at the roadside shortly after police were called following reports that a woman had been stabbed at the Sparrow Farm Road junction of London Road in Ewell at around... more