Archives from December 2018

Christmas comes early care of the St Margarets Fair

Senior citizens from St Margarets and the wider Richmond borough celebrated Christmas early, thanks to an annual Christmas dinner even provided by the St Margarets Fair organising committee, held at the Turks Head Pub on Wednesday, 5 December.

14 December 2018 | around_town

Christmas services in our area - 2018

Here is a list of church services for Christmas Eve and Christmas for some local churches in the St Margarets area.

14 December 2018 | around_town

Holiday waste and recycling

Residents are being reminded that their collection times will be subject to change over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

14 December 2018 | around_town

Charity Christmas raffle for clean water

One of the UK’s leading clean water charities, The One Foundation, have today launched a new charity fundraising initiative for Christmas - London’s Big Charity Christmas Raffle - which will run until 4pm on Christmas Eve.

14 December 2018 | around_town

Art Clubs Spring 2019 at Orleans House Gallery

Exciting weekly workshops offer budding young artists the opportunity to get out of the classroom and explore a broad range of artistic media with our experienced gallery artists. Exciting projects are delivered in group sizes of no more than sixteen in specially equipped workshop spaces allowing participants to try messy and adventurous media!

14 December 2018 | around_town

Planning: phone mast on Winchester Road

Vodaphone and Telefonica have requested planning permission to build a mobile phone mast at the train station end of Winchester Road. They would like to erect a “15m high dual stack jupiter monopole and 5no. equipment cabinets”

14 December 2018 | news

Poppy Factory receives Freedom of the Borough

One of the country’s leading employment charities for wounded, injured and sick veterans has been awarded the borough’s highest honour in recognition of its work.

As part of the borough’s commemoration activities to mark the end of 100 years since World War 1, councillors presented representatives from The Poppy Factory with the honour at a special Council meeting last night.

12 December 2018 | news

An uneasy Christmas Eve

Just before we settle into three weeks of non-stop ‘knees-up‘and conspicuous consumption let us consider, if only in the name of balance, some of the less cheery fire-side folklore lurking in the darker corners of Christmas Eve.

8 December 2018 | around_town

Recycle your electrical waste at the library

To make recycling across Richmond upon Thames even easier, recycling points for unwanted electric and electronic items are being made available at most libraries across the borough.

8 December 2018 | around_town

Avoid the 12 scams of Christmas

It may be the season of goodwill but fraudsters are working overtime at Christmas, says Richmond Council.

To help residents spot the scams and not fall prey to the criminals, Richmond Council have come up with a “12 scams of Christmas”.

8 December 2018 | news

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