Archives from October 2018

Reminder - community conversation on local issues

Residents are invited to start their ‘Community Conversation’ this autumn, at a forum which encourages people to have a real say over issues that impact them.

13 October 2018 | around_town

Reminder: nominate community heros

Tell us about the heroes in your community.

Residents can nominate their local heroes as the 2018 Community Heroes’ Awards until 15 October 2018.

13 October 2018 | around_town

Local Vacancy at Freeman Carr

We are a team of about six and are looking for another qualified accountant who has general practice experience especially personal tax returns, this can be part time to fit in with school drop offs if required.

13 October 2018 | around_town

Back the ETNA Community Kitchen

Can you help? ETNA needs 250 people to back their community kitchen project by the 15th October, to qualify for a grant from the London Mayoral Fund.

13 October 2018 | around_town

Possible new bridge across the Thames

The Council is calling for residents to submit their views on a possible new bridge across the River Thames.

Residents have been asking the Council to investigate the possibility of a new pedestrian and cycling bridge over the River Thames. In 2017, the Local Plan, a strategy that sets out planning priorities for development in the borough, made reference to consideration for improving transport links, including a possible bridge.

12 October 2018 | news

Feel good about getting fit this winter

In the lead up to the Christmas festivities, why not start your ‘New Year’ resolution early by signing up to a Feel Good Fitness membership today and paying nothing until the end of the year.

11 October 2018 | around_town

Get the jab and defend yourself from flu this winter

Winter is coming and it’s time to set up defences against the flu by getting the jab.

The flu vaccination is particularly important for those who are at increased risk from the effects of flu, these include people aged 65 and over, pregnant women and those with long term health conditions. It is also essential that people who provide care for others at risk get vaccinated this year.

10 October 2018 | news

In flew Enza!

It was late in October 1918 that the influenza pandemic that was sweeping the world reached its worst. In St Margarets, as throughout the country, large numbers were dangerously ill and deaths were frequent. On evening of the 2nd November 1918 Alfred Keeling died from double pneumonia following influenza. Until recently he had been the assistant curate at All Souls Church in north St Margarets and they missed him…

4 October 2018 | around_town

Dreamcatcher Film Camp - 22 to 26 October 2018

In a Dreamcatcher film camp, each student writes, shoots, directs, produces and participates in editing a short film within a small group. The camps focus on the fundamental elements of visual storytelling that enable the participants to shoot a short film in 5 days. It is very “hands on”.

4 October 2018 | around_town

Holly Lodge quiz night - 19 October 2018

If you fancy a good night out and the chance to pit your wits against a little friendly competition, why not join us for our fundraising Quiz Night?

The evening will be hosted by Adrian Mills, the well-known radio and tv presenter and patron of The Holly Lodge Centre.

4 October 2018 | around_town

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