Category Archives: Olympics

MBE for retired neighbourhood inspector Roger Nield

A retired Surrey Police officer has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list announced yesterday (December 30). Former neighbourhood inspector Roger Nield, 59, who served with the Force for 30 years before retiring in September, was awarded an MBE … Continue reading

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Royal Holloway students support new crossing for A30 danger junction

re-blogged with grateful thanks to Get Surrey Planning application submitted to fell trees and widen footpath to introduce pedestrian crossing and make the A30 in Egham safer for students and residents Students have spoken of their support of a masterplan … Continue reading

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Paralympian’s post box to keep golden touch

repressed from Get Surrey author  Russell Butt March 14, 2013 A UNIVERSITY post box painted gold in honour of a Paralympian alumna has now also been adorned with a plaque to commemorate her achievements. The Royal Holloway University post box, … Continue reading

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One-year trial period for Olympics CCTV cameras

By Russell Butt  December 03, 2012 and reblogged from Get Surrey “EYESORE” giant CCTV masts originally installed solely for the duration of the Olympics will remain in place on a one-year trial basis. Runnymede Borough Council’s corporate management committee met last Thursday … Continue reading

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Award ends Paralympian Hannah’s ‘amazing’ year

reblogged from Get Surrey authored by  Charlie Talbot-Smith November 23, 2012. OTTERSHAW swimmer Hannah Russell rounded off a spectacular 2012 in style after being named as the winner of the Excellence in Disabled Sport category at the Aviva School Sport … Continue reading

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Gold postbox for ex-Royal Holloway Paralympian

RePressed from Get Surrey author is Russell Butt (Thank you) TRIPLE Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Christiansen has returned to her university to paint a postbox gold to mark her third triumph at the 2012 Games. The ParalympicsGB dressage champion visited … Continue reading

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Tour of Britain anticipation continues ‘Wiggo effect’

re-blogged from Get Surrey By Guy Martin August 31, 2012 THE so-called ‘Wiggo effect’ is not a myth, members of cycling clubs and bicycle shop staff have said. And the trend of more people taking up or returning to cycling due to … Continue reading

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