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Clarendon School's viral film

Clarendon School is our local special needs school. It is based in Hampton and Twickenham but children of St Margarets would attend if their child was appropriate.

15 June 2019 | around_town

Difficult Questions

I have just returned from a week’s holiday in Sivota, a small harbour town on the north west coast of mainland Greece, just short of the border with Albania. Although the tourist season had barely started the town was busy with middle aged visitors from across Europe, taking advantage of the lower prices and the general absence of children! Realising that I was British they were keen to ask why the UK had voted to leave the EU. Here are some of their questions…

9 June 2019 | around_town

Yogalates and Mindfulness 5-week programme

In our fast-paced world, tired and stressed can feel like the new ‘normal’. Juggling family, work and the constant stimulation of technology and social media can affect our health and sleeping patterns, leaving many of us feeling overwhelmed and lacking in energy.

9 June 2019 | around_town

Celebrate the heroes in our community

Do you know inspirational individual, group, or business whose heroic efforts make this borough a better place to live and work? Well we want to know them to!

Nominations for 2019’s Community Heroes’ Awards are open. It’s a chance for us to highlight and celebrate the commitment of the people and groups living and working in Richmond upon Thames, who improve the lives of our communities and represent the borough with pride and excellence.

9 June 2019 | around_town

Kick-start your career in Local Government

Future public sectors stars can apply now to the Richmond and Wandsworth councils’ Graduate Development Programme.

The programme, now in its seventh year provides graduates with a broad range of development and career opportunities.

9 June 2019 | around_town

Tuesday Pop-Up café - Tea, Toast and Soup

The Real Junk Food Project Twickenham have launched another day at ETNA Community Centre due to the success of the Monday café.

23 May 2019 | around_town

Ben Khosa, honoured to serve as Mayor

It was an immense honour to be selected as Mayor and I am so proud, not least because I was the first Mayor of Indian origin of our delightful borough.

I met so many wonderful people, organisations, societies and businesses and every single one was unfailingly courteous, kind and supportive of me, I am full of gratitude to every single resident of the borough who made this possible.

23 May 2019 | around_town

Dreamcatcher Filmmaking summer camp 2019

It’s that time of year again as we look towards summer and the film camp. The setting is the St Mary’s University. The films made on our Summer Film Camps feature great heroes and anti-heroes, goodies and baddies, exciting chases and dramatic scenes - all scripted, filmed and directed by young people aged 9 - 18.

23 May 2019 | around_town

FORCE works with St Stephens School

With thanks to the staff and pupils of St Stephen’s School, St Margarets. Posters were placed on every bin in Moor Mead Park and throughout Twickenham Junction Rough.

23 May 2019 | around_town

Sign-up for a play street on 22 September 2019

Families in Richmond are again being invited to come out and play as part of a national Car Free Day this September, with a scheme aimed at encouraging children to play outside.

Following last year’s successful trial, Richmond Council is encouraging people to hold a play street on the 22nd September, by offering to close their roads to through-traffic for up to four hours.

11 May 2019 | around_town

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