Archive of posts from June 2006
The Pavilion Clearing Out Day was a big success. According to Claire Wilson,
27 June 2006 | news
The Department for Transport has announced there will be no increase in night flights at Heathrow for the next six years. It has backed down from its proposal to increase flights numbers at the airport between 11:30pm and 6am. The number will remain at 16. Most of these flights arrive between 4:30 and 6am. There are no scheduled take-offs between these hours, though from time to time BAA will permit aircraft running late to take off after 11:30pm. The Department, when it made its announcement, said very little about the hour between 6am and 7am. We can expect to see some increase in flight numbers during this hour. Although residents are relieved that the Department has backed away from its original proposals, there is still a lot of anger that the Government refuses to bite the bullet and ban night flights at Heathrow altogether.
27 June 2006 | news
Richmond’s central library reopens on Monday 3rd July with a host of author readings, signings, talks and activities for all the family. If you do not already use the fine Richmond and Twickenham Libraries, you should.
23 June 2006 | news
This Saturday, 24 June, from 11am a group of local residents will be clearing out and painting the Pavilion in Moormead Park and they need your help. So if you can lift, clean, paint or generally support the folks, please come down.
23 June 2006 | around_town
For those of you who have not been in Moormead Park lately, work has begun on the refurbishment of the playground. Starting about three weeks ago, the old playground has been completely removed as well as the fence parallel to Moormead Road.
Currently only the brick outlines of the new toddler and children’s areas are visible. However, the Council still hopes to have all work completed by the St Margarets’ Fair on 15 July.
19 June 2006 | news
A petition containing 1200 signatures was presented to the full Council meeting on Tuesday 13 June by Councillor Geoff Acton on behalf of the St Margarets’ Traders requesting introduction of thirty minutes free parking for shoppers on Crown Road.
16 June 2006 | news
Nigel Cannings, a local resident, has passed the following along and asked that we help promote Testicular Cancer Awareness Month; however, I will leave the rest for Nigel to explain:
16 June 2006 | around_town
On Monday, 5 June 2006, the Licensing Committee met and approved a Premises Licence for concerts at Marble Hill. Councillor Denise Carr has generously provided the following is a write-up of the Committee’s decision.
13 June 2006 | news
About sixty people attended the meeting at Winchester Hall, to discuss the possibility of a local community plan for St Margarets. It is anticipated that the community plan will be a based on community values and provide the borough bureaucracies, local councillors, other groups and residents with the guidelines to maintain and improve the quality of life in St Margarets. Also attending the meeting were the three new local councillors, elected on 4th May, four community police officers, and a representative from the council’s planning department.
8 June 2006 |
The St Margarets Community Police Team have confirmed they will attend the Meeting for a St Margarets Community Plan , tomorrow, Tuesday 6th June, 7.30 pm at the Turk’s Head.
5 June 2006 | around_town
- Third Report of a False Front at the Tesco Cash Point — 3 June 2006 | news
- Event Reminder : A Community Plan for St Margarets -- 6th June — 1 June 2006 | around_town
- Moormead Park -- Community Challenge — 1 June 2006 | around_town
- The Cost of the St Margarets Catchment — 1 June 2006 | news