Archives from December 2016

St Margarets Community Website 2016 Review

As 2016 comes to a close, we wanted to share some quick stats on the year that’s gone by, as we have in 2015 and 2014.

28 December 2016 | editorial

Event: St Margarets Christmas Fair - 11 December 2016

The St Margarets Christmas Fair is Sunday, 11 December 2016 and includes children’s entertainment, reindeer, live music, lots of festive food and drinks, Christmas shopping and more!

10 December 2016 | around_town

Riding The Rusty Husky

When I was a teenager I used to deliver newspapers in the countryside around the village of Welham Green in Hertfordshire. Because the delivery round was eight miles long Fred the newsagent allowed me to use his car - the “Rusty Husky” - a rather tired Hillman Husky with holes in the floor and a hundredweight sack of sugar over the back axle to help with traction in muddy farmyards and fallen snow.

10 December 2016 | around_town

Event: Kilmorey Mausoleum Open Day - 11 December 2016

Sunday, 11 December 2016, Kilmorey Mausoleum¸ the last resting place of Francis ‘Black Jack’ Needham and his young mistress Priscilla will be welcoming visitors …and offering mulled wine and minced pies to all those curious enough to hear a story of Victorian scandal, Egyptian magic and Time Travel.

10 December 2016 | around_town

Event: Protest Destruction of Richmond Park View - 14 December 2016

Protest gathering against destruction of protected view from Richmond Park to St Paul’s Cathedral. On Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 10.45 to 12.30 at the King Henry’s Mound (near Pembroke Lodge Gardens), Richmond Park. The rally will then march down the maintained protected avenue of trees marking the beginning of the view created in 1711.

9 December 2016 | around_town

Consultation - Twickenham Riverside - ends 15 December 2016

Residents are reminded that there is just one week to go to have their say on the future of Twickenham Riverside.

9 December 2016 | news

From Pantaloon and Pierrot to Pantomime

Of all the days in the year the most profitable as far as theatres were once concerned was St Stephen’s Day a.k.a Boxing Day because it was on this day that the Christmas season started and the big money started to roll in.

1 December 2016 | around_town

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