Archives from April 2008

Richmond to charge for school-run

Parents in Richmond could be paying up to £75 to drive to school.

24 April 2008 | news

Event Reminder: Petersham Village Open Gardens

Petersham Meadows

24 April 2008 | around_town

Fitness Tips and Class Times from GeoLifestyle - No. 2

How to improve fitness levels.

Always warm up for about 5 minutes before you do any exercise. If you are going out running, start off by walking so you get yourself ready for your run. Stretching is not necessary before a run, but will help reduce muscle soreness at the end of your exercise session. Again cool down for about 5 minutes.

24 April 2008 | around_town

Marble Hill Playcentres Re-Opening 7th April

Marble Hill Playcentres are re-opening on April 7th and are the only open access Adventure Playground (and only under 6’s drop in open in the holidays) in the Richmond borough. We have funding to offer free season tickets to families on a low income or who have children with special needs.

4 April 2008 | news

Car Club Idea for St Margarets

Thought I’d suggest an idea which will hopefully help the parking issue around St Margarets. is a self-service pay-as-you-go car hire company, where cars are available for rent by the hour, day, week or month in your local area 24/7. They have dedicated parking spots, and I’m aware of cars in East Twickenham, Richmond and Twickenham.

4 April 2008 | news

Fitness Tips and Class Times from GeoLifestyle - No. 1

I have been running my personal training and fitness business for the last five years. I currently run group running sessions during the week. These workouts are varied and focus on improving fitness levels. You do not need to be an experienced runner to manage one of these sessions, but just keen to improve your fitness.

4 April 2008 | around_town

Missing Cat No. 5 - Benny

Please can you help, I have lost my cat, Benny.

He has very distinctive markings and wears a blue collar. He went missing from the Turks Head end of Winchester Road on Thursday 21st Feb 08, we only moved to the are from Enfield at the end of Jan 08. We really miss him. I would be grateful if people could check garages and sheds etc. He is microchipped and I have put up some posters already. I have attached a photo of him too.

Sally Evans can be contacted on 07958305102 or

4 April 2008 | around_town

Event Reminder: Traditional Tea Dance

On Sunday 20th April 2008 at 3.30pm in York House there will be a Tea Dance with traditional salon music - by kind permission of the Mayor of Richmond, Marc Cranfield-Adams, in association with the Sheen branch of Macmillan Cancer Support and FiSH.

4 April 2008 | around_town

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