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Charles Fort – in search of anomalous phenomena

Charles Hoy Fort , a writer and researcher born in Albany, New York in August 6, 1874 was intrigued by anomalous phenomena - or what us normal people might describe as the weird. If it walked through walls, levitated, spontaneously burst into flames or was dish shaped and flew across the sky at great speed Mr Fort would be there on the scene.

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5 August 2020 | around_town

Cycle training with pedal up

Pedal Up is a group of six experienced cycle instructors who are qualified to deliver cycle training to the National Standard. We are all passionate about cycling and have worked for Richmond council delivering training across the borough to schools and to cyclists of all ages on a 1 to 1 basis.

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5 August 2020 | around_town

Libraries service increases after lockdown eases

As part of our phased reopening of our libraries, an extra hour of click and collect will now be added at seven local libraries, with public computer access available at the Information and Reference Library in Richmond.

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3 August 2020 | around_town

Turner's House reopens

Turner’s House Trust are delighted to announce the reopening of Turner’s House (Sandycombe Lodge) to the public from Thursday 6th August 2020 following four months of closure due to the Coronavirus.

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1 August 2020 | around_town

Share your community heroes’ story

This year’s Community Heroes programme will recognise more people than ever before - celebrating those who voluntarily help improve the lives of residents and the wider community.

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30 July 2020 | around_town

Making history: photos of life during Covid-19

Can you help create a visual diary of the Covid-19 pandemic for future generations to study and learn from? Richmond Library Services is looking for photographs that document life in Richmond upon Thames during the pandemic.

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29 July 2020 | around_town

8 week yoga therapy course for stress, anxiety and depression

This evidence based course was developed with the understanding that the most effective way to encourage long-term transformation is by focusing on the entire person, both mind and body. Both mindfulness and therapeutic yoga are well known to help reduce stress, anxiety and depression, this 8-week yoga therapy course will help you access these profound healing properties.

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29 July 2020 | around_town

Marble Hill Summer 2020 Tennis Programme

Now in its 7th year, Marble Hill Park is now taking registrations for the following tennis camps.

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28 July 2020 | around_town

Reminder: you need an appointment for the tip

Residents are reminded NOT to come to Townmead Road, Household Waste and Recycling Centre without an appointment!

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28 July 2020 | around_town

Open toe sandals

The world is full of mysteries. Some of them are intriguing. Some are baffling. Others are completely idiotic. Keyless entry cars for example. They work by sensing that the car key is nearby then they open the door automatically. What is so good about this weird idea?

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25 July 2020 | around_town

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