Archives from November 2011

Re: St Margarets Christmas Fair - 4 December 2011

We have just received confirmation that our star guest for this weekends St Margarets Christmas Fair will be 00.7 himself Jason Bond aka Sean Canary. Sean will be arriving in his vintage Aston Martin Car and will be suitably dressed for the occasion.

30 November 2011 | around_town

Event Reminder: St Margarets Christmas Fair - 4 December 2011

The St Margarets Traders Association proudly presents…

The St Margarets Christmas Fair - Sunday 4th December 2011 from 11.00am Crown Road St Margarets.

24 November 2011 | around_town

Occupy London and the Gardeners

The Occupy London protest is not the first to have upset the good people of St Paul’s. There were similar ructions in 1345. Then the dispute was not about anti-capitalism but about fruit and veg… and chickens.

24 November 2011 | around_town

Strike Closures - 30 November 2011

Please be aware that many local schools and businesses will be closed in support of the national public service worker strike action on 30th November 2011, including:

24 November 2011 | news

Volunteer Minibus Driver Needed

HANDS Caregroup are looking for a volunteer minibus driver (Midas trained) who is available once a fortnight on a Thursday between 12.00 and 17.00. They would need to collect the minibus from Richmond and Kingston Community Transport and then pick up 8 clients to take them shopping at Tesco, Mogden Lane and then take them home afterwards and drop the bus back to the depot. Small expenses are available.

Regular Volunteer helpers/escorts would be available to support the clients and driver.

24 November 2011 | around_town

Poems in the Park Attracts 650 Local Poets

Young and older poets from St Margaret’s and Twickenham were among the 22 shortlisted finalists for the inaugural Poems in the Park competition organised by The Friends of Richmond Park and Sheengate Publishing (publishers of The Richmond and Elmbridge and Kingston magazines).

24 November 2011 | news

Initial Responses to Pollution Damage of the River Crane

Late last month there was a devastating pollution incident on the River Crane that killed at least 10,000 fish and is likely to take several years to fully recover from. The Friends of the River Crane Environment (FORCE) is a local volunteer group that has been working to improve the Crane corridor for the last eight years and last Sunday the group held its first volunteer event since the pollution spill.

24 November 2011 | news

In Memorium

Cenotap 1st Wreath on 11 Nov 1919

18 November 2011 | around_town

Local Schools Statutory Proposals Now Online

The statutory proposals to convert Orleans Infant & Nursery School and St Stephen’s Church of England Junior School from three-form entry infant and junior schools into two-form entry all-through primary schools have been published in the Richmond and Twickenham times and on the Richmond Council website

18 November 2011 | news

Twickenham Film Studios, Richmond Council and Recycling

Twickenham Film Studios have asked the council to consider removing the recycling bins from the council property adjacent to The Barons. The studios have decided that the bins are not suitable for outside their main reception area and request that they be moved as soon as possible. But where to? Do you have any suggestions as to where else in St Margarets that would make a good place for the recycling bins?

18 November 2011 | editorial

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