Archives from April 2017

Tread lightly in Richmond Park

To help protect the Park’s rich, peaceful and natural environment, Sir David calls on visitors to “Tread Lightly in Richmond Park - leave nothing behind, take nothing away and respect the wildlife.

25 April 2017 | news

David Attenborough's Richmond Park - National Nature Reserve released

David Attenborough’s new film calls for visitors to help protect Richmond Park’s wildlife First TV broadcast on London Live 26th April

Richmond Park - National Nature Reserve is a new film presented and narrated by broadcaster Sir David Attenborough and commissioned by conservation charity Friends of Richmond Park.

25 April 2017 | news

Are you registered to vote?

The deadline to register to vote in the General Election is Monday 22 May.

23 April 2017 | around_town

Brian Matthew - King of the Avids

For my generation Brian Matthew was a significant figure. Ian Dury described him as “the great Brian Matthew - a huge influence” and he was right. He wasn’t a trend setter or an icon of the times. He didn’t have any hit records and his picture rarely appeared on teenage bedroom walls. He didn’t set any fashionable trends or challenge the accepted order. He was just what he was - an ordinary man who presented radio shows that featured the music that we liked. He was a friend, a mate of my generation and a friend of our favourite stars - and because of this the stars became our friends too. That is why we will miss him.

22 April 2017 | around_town

Event: Chance for Childhood charity golf day - 12 May 2017

Chance for Childhood will be running our Annual Charity Golf Day at the Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club on Friday, 12 May 2017. Now in its eighth year, our Golf Day is one of our key fundraising events, bringing together around 70 players to raise essential funds for our work.

22 April 2017 | around_town

Primary school offers day 2017

Ninety four percent of in-borough applicants have been offered a place at one of their first three preferred state-funded primary schools.

22 April 2017 | news

Special offer - The Analogues concert

A special offer available to readers of the St Margarets newsletter and visitors to the website as we live in an area with such great Beatles links.

22 April 2017 | around_town

Event: Turks Head 10k - 11 June 2017

The annual Turks Head 10k will be held on 11 June 2017 this year. The race is put on by the Bearcat Running Club, a Sunday morning club based at the Turks Head Pub in St Margarets.

22 April 2017 | around_town

Meeting: Heathrow expansion explained - 28 April 2017

The Teddington Action Group are hosting a public meeting to help inform people about the real impact of a bigger Heathrow on the 28 April from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Worship Hall, Teddington Baptist Church, 17 Church Road, Teddington TW11 8PF.

22 April 2017 | around_town

Works start at Twickenham Station

If you haven’t noticed, works have stated on Twickenham Station by the developer Solumn. This will effect access to the station and travel on many, many weekends over the coming year.

22 April 2017 | news

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