Archive of posts from September 2013

The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of the Coffee Houses

Hogarth St Johns Coffee House

I decided to step out and count the number of coffee outlets we have in St Margarets. I started my census at the little “Expresso” kiosk down by the roundabout – “one” – but by the time I reached the coffee shop on St Margarets Station – “five” – and faced with the prospect of at least seven more to come I gave up… so much coffee, so little time.

26 September 2013 | around_town

Simon Chapman Wins a Richmond Community Awards 2013

2013 community awards logo

Twenty-eight residents from around the borough were honoured on the 21 September 2013 at an event to celebrate Richmond Council’s Community Awards.

26 September 2013 | news

News from the 2013 St Margarets Fair

All the bills are paid and all the money has now been counted.

Unlike last year when our profits suffered from the rain, this year’s sun – and your support and generosity – means that we have £16,000 to share between our local schools and charities.

26 September 2013 | news

Event Reminder: Two Events from Environment Trust - October 2013

Photographic Scavenger Hunt for 20th Century Design

26 September 2013 | around_town

New Yoga Course from Yoga Fitness - November 2013

Complete Beginners 6 week Yoga Course starting Sunday 3rd November at the ETNA Centre. Only 1 place left! Book now, or for further details email contact@yoga-fitness.co.uk or call 07758 866 834.

26 September 2013 | around_town

Local Job Vacancy: Viewing Assistants Wanted - Dexters

Dexters logo

We are currently looking for energetic and motivated people to join our company.

If you have your own car and are keen to assist with the viewing of properties and liaising between customers and offices, then we would love to hear from you!

26 September 2013 | around_town

Local Job Vacancy: Clerk to Governors - Orleans Primary School

From November 2013, the Governors of Orleans Primary School wish to appoint a highly organised and self-motivated Clerk to join this outstanding School. The Clerk is accountable to the governing body, working effectively with the Chair of governors, and with the Headteacher and other governors.

26 September 2013 | around_town

Local Job Vacancy: Communication Officer - St Stephen's School

st stephens school logo

To provide administrative, clerical support within the school; on occasions, this may necessitate acting on own initiative within the broad outlines and guidance of the Headteacher.

26 September 2013 | around_town

Potential Train Problems - 23 September 2013

Engineering Update – Barnes to Clapham Junction (Monday 23 September)

Our engineers have informed us today (Sunday) that they estimate they will need more time to complete improvement work between Barnes and Clapham Junction.
Vital minutes of engineering work time have been lost between works commencing this morning due to the following reasons:

22 September 2013 | news

The Bridge at Railshead

Railshead Bridge

Once upon a time, long before St Margarets was even a twinkle in an estate agent’s eye, a road ran through these parts from Twickenham to Isleworth alongside the Thames. When it reached the River Crane just outside Old Isleworth, at a place called Railshead, there was a footbridge for the use of travellers. 600 years on and the bridge at Railshead still stands, bigger and stronger than it ever was, but still serving its original purpose, to help travellers on their way. Without realising it the bridge has probably helped you on your way as well.

19 September 2013 | around_town

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