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Staines

(steɪnz)
n
(Placename) a town in SE England, in N Surrey on the River Thames. Pop: 50 538 (2001)
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The two halted, the nearer to us standing and facing Sun- bury, the remoter being a grey indistinctness towards the evening star, away towards Staines.
But facing that crescent everywhere--at Staines, Hounslow, Ditton, Esher, Ockham, behind hills and woods south of the river, and across the flat grass meadows to the north of it, wherever a cluster of trees or village houses gave sufficient cover--the guns were waiting.
Clarence had been able to go to Oxford; his elder brother, Lord Staines, into the Guards.
We had decided to sleep on board that night, and we had either to lay up just about there, or go on past Staines. It seemed early to think about shutting up then, however, with the sun still in the heavens, and we settled to push straight on for Runnymead, three and a half miles further, a quiet wooded part of the river, and where there is good shelter.
In the pleasant towns of Chertsey, Walton, Kingston, and Staines, her figure came to be quite well known for some short weeks, and then again passed on.
As rugged as Staines proved, it had been in Amber hands from early on.
But, according to the Staines station on Facebook, theAshfordsite has already fallen victim to insufficient staffing, meaning it has been shut on Saturday (August 31).
If you're looking for a unique culinary experience this summer, with all the vibrant flavours of Asia, head down to the newly-refurbished Staines Food Court based in the heart of Staines.
There was no better time for the release of the film The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story than these days of fanatics and politicians spewing communal venom.
Chief Supt Dominic Hayes told defence counsel Lorcan Staines that the comment emerged during a conference of officers involved in the investigation when Mr Ryan was still a missing person, before his body was found.
MERTHYR TOWN................9 STAINES TOWN...................0 HAVING failed to win any of their last six league games Merthyr have afded away from the play-off places in the Evo Stik League Premier Division South and Martyrs manager Gavin Williams was desperate for the tide to turn.
MERTHYR moved up to third in the Southern League Premier division South after returning to winning ways in a remarkable game at Staines.