Strode's College is an institution in Egham dating back to 1704 and was a grammar school before being designated a sixth form college in 1975.

In Egham itself there is good range of shops, local history can be investigated at the Museum in the Literary Institute and there is a large leisure centre catering for a wide range of sporting and leisure activities. Egham is well served with some beautiful hotels in wonderful settings nearby.

Egham railway station is on the railway lines from London Waterloo station to Reading and Weybridge. Passenger services are operated by South West Trains. Egham has three level crossings, which could become problematic if the proposed Heathrow Airtrack scheme comes to fruition. Several bus routes connect the town and Royal Holloway to Staines-upon-Thames, Windsor and London Heathrow Airport.

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have noticed a rise in the reporting of pets, and in particular puppies and kittens, being advertised for sale via popular online auction websites. The fraudsters will place an advert of the pet for sale, often claiming that the pet is currently held somewhere less accessible or overseas.

Rev Jeff Wattley said it was not the first time the memorial, located outside St John's Church, had been targeted

The show at Mrs Caddey's Field will see a pony and trap race for the first time

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The Egham Royal Show takes place every August. 23–24 August 2014 was the 156th show.[13]

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Police confirmed a cash machine was targeted by burglars at the off-licence at around 12.45am on Friday

It is the second raid on the garage in Thorpe Lea Road in the past four months

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Police say the damage to memorial in the grounds of St John's Church had caused a "great deal of distress" to residents

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The judge commended the complainant's bravery during a violent attack in Egham by an 'extremely dangerous' man

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Egham has many pubs including The Foresters, The Crown, The Monkey's Forehead and The Red Lion. The Spring Rise area of Egham is home to the United Services Club which was formed in 1921 and has recently become well known nationally for the three Real Ale festivals it holds every year.

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A memorial for the sealing of Magna Carta by King John in 1215.

Other than two forming the hub of today's Virginia Water (including Wentworth), the principal properties were 'Egham Manor and Park', 'Egham Wick',[7] 'Kenwolde Court', 'Markwood', 'Kingswood' and 'Alderhurst' for a time home of Lord Thring.[3]

The beautiful Runnymede meadows witnessed the sealing of the Magna Carta in 2015

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Egham appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Egeham. It was (as mentioned) held by Chertsey Abbey and kept by that institution after the conquest when its assets were: 15 hides; 12 ploughlands, 120 acres (0.49 km2) of meadow, together with woodland, 'herbage and pannage' worth 75 hogs. It rendered one of the largest sums in Surrey to its feudal overlords per year, £30 10s 0d.[4]

A rowing club, Staines Boat Club, is on the Egham side of Staines Bridge in the associated neighbourhood (postally), Egham Hythe.

Egham Cricket Club is a club with several sides and an Academy grouped into four age groups from age 11. This dates to 1913 and is in Vicarage Road, just south of the railway line and within the Thorpe Lea outlying neighbourhood of Egham.[12]

Judge Christopher Critchlow said he would not change Murilo Lopez Dacosta's 20-year extended sentence for attempting to rape a woman at knifepoint


Police would like to speak to the man following a report of two teenage boys indecently exposed themselves to the girls, some as young as 12

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Egham /ˈɛɡəm/ is a town in the Runnymede borough of Surrey, in the south-east of England. It is part of the London commuter belt and Greater London Urban Area and has its own railway station. It adjoins, narrowly, junction 13 of the M25 motorway and is centred 19 miles (31 km) WSW of London. It can be considered a university town as it has on its higher part, Egham Hill, the campus of Royal Holloway, University of London. Not far from this town at Runnymede Magna Carta was sealed.

She has been editorial director of the online and print titles in Surrey and north-east Hampshire since 2007. Marnie previously worked at the BBC as a producer for 5 Live, having moved to national radio from BBC Sussex and Surrey.

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On Pooley Green Road, on the near side of the town centre in the neighbourhood Pooley Green, is Egham Leisure Centre which has a large set of gyms and workout/pilates classes available.